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Antioxidant, anti-diabetic, acetylcholinesterase inhibitory potential and estimation of alkaloids (lycorine and galanthamine) from Crinum species: An important source of anticancer and anti-Alzheimer
Abstract Crinum L. (Amaryllidaceae J.St. Hil.) is a bulbous monocot well known for its ornamental value and medicinal properties. Aqueous and methanolic leaf extracts of twelve Crinum genotypes wereExpand
Identification of aroma volatiles and understanding 2-acetyl-1-pyrroline biosynthetic mechanism in aromatic mung bean (Vigna radiata (L.) Wilczek)
Mung bean having high food value and easily digestible proteins, is one of the socioeconomically important crop of India. Among the varied cultivars, Sona mung is having aroma and hence popularlyExpand
In vitro antioxidant, antidiabetic, antiacetylcholine esterase, anticancer activities and RP-HPLC analysis of phenolics from the wild bottle gourd (Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) Standl.)
Abstract Lagenaria siceraria is the most popular and widely used fruit vegetable due to its immense health promoting properties. The aim of the present study was to evaluate phytochemicals andExpand
Proximate composition, antioxidant activities and phenolic composition of Cucumis sativus forma hardwickii (Royle) W. J. de Wilde & Duyfjes
In the present investigation, nutritional, anti-nutritional and antioxidant potential of Cucumis sativus forma hardwickii was evaluated for the first time. The results revealed that leaf and fruit ofExpand
Efficient extraction of cucurbitacins from Diplocyclos palmatus (L.) C. Jeffrey: Optimization using response surface methodology, extraction methods and study of some important bioactivities
Diplocyclos palmatus (L.) C. Jeffrey is an important medicinal plant used in several reproductive medicines. It serves as a wide source of tetracyclic triterpens called cucurbitacins. ResponseExpand
Optimized extraction of anti-cancer compound – cucurbitacin I and LC–MS identification of major metabolites from wild Bottle gourd (Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) Standl.)
Abstract Lagenaria siceraria is an important source of primary and bioactive metabolites, and is extensively used in the food and pharmaceutical industry. The tetracyclic triterpenoid cucurbitacin IExpand
Objective: The aim of this study was to analyze phytochemicals, antioxidant potential and phenolic profiling of leaf and fruit extracts of Diplocyclos palmatus . Methods: The leaves and fruits wereExpand
Antioxidant potential of wild Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) Standl.
Abstract Objective: The aim of the present study was to evaluate the phytochemicals and antioxidant activity of leaf and fruit of wild Bottle gourd . Methods: Successive extraction of dried materialExpand
Cytopalynological studies in Zanonia indica (Cucurbitaceae), a monotypic genus
This paper presents first cytogenetical analysis of a monotypic genus, Zanonia indica (Cucurbitaceae). The diploid chromosome number was 2n = 2x = 30. Male meiosis was normal and revealed 15Expand
Phytochemical analysis, antioxidant activities and optimized extraction of embelin from different genotypes of Embelia ribes Burm f.: a woody medicinal climber from Western Ghats of India
Medicinal importance of Embelia ribes Burm f. is known since ancient time. Its berries are the main ingredient in Vidanga’ or ‘Baibidanga’—a component of ayurvedic formulations and possess medicinalExpand