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COX-2 as a target for cancer chemotherapy.
Cyclooxygenase-1 and -2 (COX-1/2) catalyze the initial step in the formation of prostaglandins. Very recently their role in carcinogenesis has become more evident. They influence apoptosis,… Expand
Ethnobotany of the Monpa ethnic group at Arunachal Pradesh, India
- Nima D. Namsa, M. Mandal, S. Tangjang, S. Mandal
- Geography, Medicine
- Journal of ethnobiology and ethnomedicine
- 14 October 2011
BackgroundThe present paper documents the uses of plants in traditional herbal medicine for human and veterinary ailments, and those used for dietary supplements, religious purpose, local beverage,… Expand
Antioxidant protection: A promising therapeutic intervention in neurodegenerative disease
Abstract Oxidative stress has been consistently linked to ageing-related neurodegenerative diseases. Neurodegenerative diseases are characterized by progressive dysfunction and death of neurons.… Expand
α-Glucosidase and α-amylase inhibitory activity of Senna surattensis.
- E. Thilagam, B. Parimaladevi, C. Kumarappan, S. Mandal
- Chemistry, Medicine
- Journal of acupuncture and meridian studies
- 1 February 2013
In this study, we investigated the inhibitory effects of ethanolic extract of the leaves of Senna surattensis (EESS) on α-glucosidase and α-amylase. We also studied the in vitro antidiabetic activity… Expand
Anti-inflammatory evaluation of Ficus racemosa Linn. leaf extract.
The anti-inflammatory activity of Ficus racemosa extract was evaluated on carrageenin, serotonin, histamine and dextran-induced rat hind paw oedema models. The extract at doses of 200 and 400 mg/kg… Expand
Antibacterial activity of Litsea glutinosa bark.
The methanol extract of the bark of Litsea glutinosa showed antibacterial activity, comparable to chloramphenicol, against all 16 tested microorganisms.
Larvicidal activity of Dregea volubilis and Bombax malabaricum leaf extracts against the filarial vector Culex quinquefasciatus.
- E. Hossain, A. Rawani, G. Chandra, S. Mandal, J. K. Gupta
- Biology, Medicine
- Asian Pacific journal of tropical medicine
- 1 June 2011
OBJECTIVE To analyze the larvicidal activity of two plant leaf powder and leaf-extracts, Dregea volubilis and Bombax malabaricum against Culex quinquefasciatus. METHODS The larvicidal bioassay was… Expand
Chronic inflammation and cancer: potential chemoprevention through nuclear factor kappa B and p53 mutual antagonism
- Srabani Pal, A. Bhattacharjee, Asif Ali, N. Mandal, S. Mandal, M. Pal
- Journal of Inflammation
- 9 August 2014
Activation of nuclear factor-kappa B (NF- κ B) as a mechanism of host defense against infection and stress is the central mediator of inflammatory responses. A normal (acute) inflammatory response is… Expand
Studies on antiinflammatory effect of Cassia tora leaf extract (fam. Leguminosae)
The antiinflammatory effect of the methanol extract of the leaves of Cassia tora was investigated against carrageenin, histamine, serotonin and dextran‐induced rat hind paw oedema. It exhibited… Expand
Design and performance evaluation of a microwave based low carbon yielding extraction technique for naturally occurring bioactive triterpenoid: Oleanolic acid
Abstract An ecofriendly microwave-assisted extraction (MAE) technique with a low carbon output was developed for the rapid extraction of bioactive oleanolic acid from Gymnema sylvestre . Several… Expand