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Clinacanthus nutans Extracts Are Antioxidant with Antiproliferative Effect on Cultured Human Cancer Cell Lines
- Y. Yong, J. Tan, +4 authors Z. Ahmad
- Evidence-based complementary and alternative…
- 27 February 2013
Clinacanthus nutans Lindau leaves (CN) have been used in traditional medicine but the therapeutic potential has not been explored for cancer prevention and treatment. Current study aimed to evaluate… Expand
Plasmodium berghei ANKA Infection in ICR Mice as a Model of Cerebral Malaria
Background Animal models with various combination of host-parasite have long been employed to study malaria pathogenesis. Here, we describe the combination of Plasmodium berghei ANKA infection in… Expand
In Vitro Anti-diabetic Activities and Chemical Analysis of Polypeptide-k and Oil Isolated from Seeds of Momordica charantia (Bitter Gourd)
The amino acid and fatty acid composition of polypeptide k and oil isolated from the seeds of Momordica charantia was analysed. The analysis revealed polypeptide k contained 9 out of 11 essential… Expand
Antinociceptive and anti-ulcerogenic activities of the ethanolic extract of Annona muricata leaf
Ethanolic extract of Annona muricata L., Annonaceae, leaf (AML) was used to investigate its antinociceptive and anti-ulcerogenic activities and the involvement of the mechanism of ethanolic leaves… Expand
Anti-inflammatory and anti-pyretic properties of Spirulina platensis and Spirulina lonar: a comparative study.
- M. N. Somchit, N. A. Mohamed, +4 authors A. Kadir
- Biology, Medicine
- Pakistan journal of pharmaceutical sciences
- 1 September 2014
Spirulina spp. is a blue-green algae belongs to the family of Oscillatoriaceae, which having diverse biological activity. The aim of this current study was to evaluate and compare the anti-pyretic… Expand
Antinociceptive effect of Melastoma malabathricum ethanolic extract in mice.
- M. Sulaiman, M. N. Somchit, D. Israf, Z. Ahmad, S. Moin
- Chemistry, Medicine
- 1 December 2004
The antinociceptive effect of the ethanolic extract of Melastoma malabathricum (MME) was investigated using acetic acid-induced abdominal writhing test and hot-plate test in mice. It was demonstrated… Expand
Chemical constituents and antihistamine activity of Bixa orellana leaf extract
- Y. Yong, Z. Zakaria, A. Kadir, M. N. Somchit, Gwendoline Ee Cheng Lian, Z. Ahmad
- BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine
- 14 February 2013
BackgroundBixa orellana L. has been traditionally used in Central and South America to treat a number of ailments, including internal inflammation, and in other tropical countries like Malaysia as… Expand
Barrier protective effect of asiatic acid in TNF-α-induced activation of human aortic endothelial cells.
- L. Fong, C. T. Ng, Zhi Li Cheok, M. A. Mohd Moklas, M. N. Hakim, Z. Ahmad
- Biology, Medicine
- Phytomedicine : international journal of…
- 15 February 2016
BACKGROUND Endothelial cell activation is characterized by increased endothelial permeability and increased expression of cell adhesion molecules (CAMs). This allows monocyte adherence and migration… Expand
Cryptotanshinone attenuates in vitro oxLDL-induced pre-lesional atherosclerotic events.
Development of early stage atherosclerosis involves the activation of endothelial cells by oxidized low-density lipoprotein (oxLDL) with subsequent increases in endothelial permeability and… Expand
In Vitro Cytotoxic, Antioxidant, and Antimicrobial Activities of Mesua beccariana (Baill.) Kosterm., Mesua ferrea Linn., and Mesua congestiflora Extracts
The in vitro cytotoxicity tests on the extracts of Mesua beccariana, M. ferrea, and M. congestiflora against Raji, SNU-1, HeLa, LS-174T, NCI-H23, SK-MEL-28, Hep-G2, IMR-32, and K562 were achieved… Expand