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Evaluation of Chenopodium ambrosioides oil as a potential source of antifungal, antiaflatoxigenic and antioxidant activity.
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The possible exploitation of the Chenopodium oil as potential botanical fungitoxicant in ecofriendly control of post harvest biodeterioration of food commodities from storage fungi is suggested.
Targeting COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) main protease through active phytochemicals of ayurvedic medicinal plants – Withania somnifera (Ashwagandha), Tinospora cordifolia (Giloy) and Ocimum sanctum (Tulsi) –
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It could be suggested that active phytochemicals from medicinal plants could potentially inhibit Mpro of SARS-CoV-2 and further equip the management strategy against COVID-19-a global contagion.
Caspase-dependent apoptosis induction by guggulsterone, a constituent of Ayurvedic medicinal plant Commiphora mukul, in PC-3 human prostate cancer cells is mediated by Bax and Bak
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It is indicated that caspase-dependent apoptosis by guggulsterone is mediated in part by Bax and Bak.
Evaluation of some essential oils as botanical fungitoxicants for the protection of stored food commodities from fungal infestation
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M. arvensis oil may be used as a botanical fungitoxicant against fungal attack to stored food commodities against the side effects of synthetic pesticides and the global interest in botanical pesticides for plant protection due to their biodegradable nature.
Comparative in vitro Antimicrobial and Phytochemical Evaluation of Methanolic Extract of Root, Stem and Leaf of Jatropha curcas Linn
Abstract Background : Earlier researchers have reported antibacterial activity of different specific parts, but none of the reports show the comparative microbial and phytochemical studies of root,
Obesity and endoplasmic reticulum (ER) stresses
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This review describes the triggering factor and basic mechanism behind the obesity mediated stresses in relation to inflammation and the effect-response cycle between adipocytes and non-adipocyte cells with reference to metabolic syndrome (MS).
Nutraceuticals and cancer management.
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Different class of phytomedicines, used in Indian system of medicine, and also in Europe, which have shown positive results in preventing cancer progression are reviewed.
Effect of extract of Pueraria tuberosa on expression of hypoxia inducible factor-1α and vascular endothelial growth factor in kidney of diabetic rats.
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The PTY-2r can improve the chronic hyperglycemic condition induced kidney damage, and may delay the development of diabetic nephropathy by inhibiting the expression of HIF-1α and VEGF, thereby restoring the expressionof nephrin.
Anti-inflammatory properties of BHUx, a polyherbal formulation to prevent atherosclerosis
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In vivo and in vitro studies suggest that BHUx is acting mainly at three levels, i.e., as a potent natural antioxidant, by reduction of key inflammatory mediators of arachidonic acid cascade and by preventing 15-LOX-mediated LDL oxidations, to prevent atherosclerosis.
Antioxidant properties of different fractions of Vitex negundo Linn.
Abstract Vitex negundo Linn. (VN), belonging to family Verbenaceae, is an aromatic shrub distributed throughout India. In the ayurvedic system of medicine it is used as a drug of choice to manage
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