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Fungal endophytes as prolific source of phytochemicals and other bioactive natural products: A review.
Endophytic fungi are those that live internally in apparently healthy and asymptomatic hosts. Endophytic fungi appear to be ubiquitous; indeed, no study has yet shown the existence of a plant speciesExpand
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Antimicrobial and antioxidant activities of alcoholic extracts of Rumex dentatus L.
In-vitro antimicrobial and antioxidant activities of various concentrations ranging from 150 to 500 μg/ml of alcoholic (methanol and ethanol) extracts of Rumex dentatus were analyzed on differentExpand
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In vitro and in vivo anthelmintic activity of Euphorbia helioscopia L.
The anthelmintic potentials of the aqueous and methanol extracts of Euphorbia helioscopia were investigated. In folklore medicine, E. helioscopia (Euphorbiaceae) is used in the treatment of variousExpand
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Enhanced production of α-amylase by Penicillium chrysogenum in liquid culture by modifying the process parameters.
In this paper, we have assessed the role of changing physicochemical parameters and substrate types on the production of α-amylase enzyme from Penicillium chrysogenum, with a view to determining theExpand
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Phytochemical screening, antimicrobial and antioxidant efficacy of different extracts of Rumex dentatus L. – A locally used medicinal herb of Kashmir Himalaya
Objective To elucidate the antimicrobial and antioxidant activities of Rumex dentatus L. (R. dentatus) along with its phytochemical analysis.
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Municipal solid waste generation rates and its management at Yusmarg forest ecosystem, a tourist resort in Kashmir
The present study was carried out at Yusmarg, a forest ecosystem and tourist resort, in the Kashmir valley during 2012 with the objectives of determining the municipal solid waste (MSW) generationExpand
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Bacterial diversity of the rock-water interface in freshwater ecosystem
Abstract Solid-liquid interfaces are imperative in microbial ecology as the microorganisms attach themselves to the solid substrates and develop to form biofilms. In water bodies, complexExpand
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Biotechnological production of -amylases for industrial purposes: Do fungi have potential to produce -amylases?
Enzymes are substances produced by a living organism which acts as a catalyst to bring about a specific biochemical reaction. Amylases are a class of hydrolytic enzymes, widely spread in natureExpand
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Evaluation of antimicrobial activity of aqueous extracts of Nepeta cataria.
Different concentrations ranging from 100-500mg /ml of aqueous extract of Nepeta cataria (AENC) from leaves of the plant, were subjected to antimicrobial screening by disc diffusion method againstExpand
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Aquatic bacterial diversity: Magnitude, dynamics, and controlling factors.
The primary aspiration in the microbial observatory is to advance the understanding of freshwater bacterioplankton, whose diversity and population dynamics are currently the least understood off allExpand
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