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Exposure to environmentally relevant concentrations of malathion induces significant cellular, biochemical and histological alterations in Labeo rohita.
The extensive use of malathion, an organophosphate pesticide, raises the possibility of its undesirable toxicity to non-target organisms. Agricultural run-off and vector control sprays are the majorExpand
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Antitumorigenic Potential of Linalool Is Accompanied by Modulation of Oxidative Stress: An In Vivo Study in Sarcoma-180 Solid Tumor Model
Coriander, used as a common food seasoning, contains linalool as the main constituent of its essential oil. In this study, we tested the effect of linalool vis-à-vis that of a conventionalExpand
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Amelioration of cyclophosphamide induced myelosuppression and oxidative stress by cinnamic acid.
Cinnamic acid (C9H8O2), is a major constituent of the oriental Ayurvedic plant Cinnamomum cassia (Family: Lauraceae). This phenolic acid has been reported to possess various pharmacologicalExpand
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Detection and characterization of zoonotic dermatophytes from dogs and cats in and around Kolkata
Aim: The ringworms of pet dogs, cats, and stray animals (dogs, cats, and other animals) could be a potential source of zoonotic infections causing a serious public health problem in the busy cityExpand
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Parkia javanica Extract Induces Apoptosis in S-180 Cells via the Intrinsic Pathway of Apoptosis
ABSTRACT Parkia javanica is a leguminous tree, various parts of which are used as food and folklore medicine by the ethnic groups of northeastern India. The present study investigates the in vitroExpand
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Myricetin arrests human telomeric G-quadruplex structure: a new mechanistic approach as an anticancer agent.
The use of small molecules to arrest G-quadruplex structure has become a potential strategy for the development and design of a new class of anticancer therapeutics. We have studied the interactionExpand
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Arsenate (AsV) stress response in maize (Zea mays L.)
Abstract The present study assesses the impact of arsenate (AsV) stress on maize ( Zea mays L.) seedlings. Three different levels of AsV stress (25, 50 and 100 μM Na 2 HAsO 4 ·7H 2 O) were imposedExpand
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The inhibition of hypoxia-induced angiogenesis and metastasis by cinnamaldehyde is mediated by decreasing HIF-1α protein synthesis via PI3K/Akt pathway.
Tumor hypoxia is positively correlated with tumor aggressiveness and hence is a negative prognostic factor in cancer. As normal cells usually do not experience such low oxygen levels, hypoxic cellExpand
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Nrf-2 transcriptionally activates P21Cip/WAF1 and promotes A549 cell survival against oxidative stress induced by H2O2.
Cancer cells possess elevated ROS coupled with increased levels of antioxidant enzymes which render them resistant against cytotoxic chemotherapies. Therefore, an understanding of the interactionExpand
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Antitumor potential of anethole singly and in combination with cyclophosphamide in murine Sarcoma-180 transplantable tumor model
The clinical outcome of chemotherapy in cancer treatment is limited due to severe side effects. There has been a mixed response in experimenting with combinations of conventional chemotherapy withExpand
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