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Fatty acid and amino acid composition of three local Malaysian Channa spp. fish
The objective of this current study was to analyze the biochemical compositions of three Malaysian Channa spp. fish. The proximate analysis revealed that the protein content of Channa lucius, Channa… Expand
Zingiber zerumbet (L.) Smith: A Review of Its Ethnomedicinal, Chemical, and Pharmacological Uses
- N. J. Yob, S. M. Jofrry, M. Affandi, L. Teh, M. Z. Salleh, Z. Zakaria
- Evidence-based complementary and alternative…
- 22 March 2011
Zingiber zerumbet Sm., locally known to the Malay as “Lempoyang,” is a perennial herb found in many tropical countries, including Malaysia. The rhizomes of Z. zerumbet, particularly, have been… Expand
Complementary alternative medicine use among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus in the primary care setting: a cross-sectional study in Malaysia
- S. Ching, Z. Zakaria, F. Paimin, Mehrdad Jalalian
- BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine
- 26 June 2013
BackgroundLimited study on the use of complementary alternative medicine (CAM) among patients with diabetes mellitus (DM), particularly in primary -care settings. This study seeks to understand the… Expand
Evaluation of the antinociceptive activity of Ficus deltoidea aqueous extract.
The aqueous extract of Ficus deltoidea leaves was evaluated for possible antinociceptive activity in three models of nociception, namely, acetic acid-induced abdominal writhing, formalin and hot… Expand
Anti-inflammatory effect of zerumbone on acute and chronic inflammation models in mice.
The anti-inflammatory activity of zerumbone (1), a natural cyclic sesquiterpene isolated from Zingiber zerumbet Smith was investigated using carrageenan-induced paw edema and cotton pellet-induced… Expand
Antinociceptive activity of the essential oil of Zingiber zerumbet.
In the present study, the rhizome essential oil from Zingiber zerumbet (Zingiberaceae) was evaluated for antinociceptive activity using chemical and thermal models of nociception, namely, the acetic… Expand
Muntingia calabura: A review of its traditional uses, chemical properties, and pharmacological observations
Abstract Context: Different parts of Muntingia calabura L. (Elaeocarpaceae), or “kerukup siam” in Malay, have been reported to possess medicinal value, supported by a number of scientific studies.… Expand
In vitro antiproliferative and antioxidant activities and total phenolic contents of the extracts of Melastoma malabathricum leaves.
- Z. Zakaria, M. Rofiee, A. M. Mohamed, L. Teh, M. Z. Salleh
- Chemistry, Medicine
- Journal of acupuncture and meridian studies
- 1 December 2011
The present study aims to determine the in vitro antiproliferative and antioxidant activities of various extracts from the leaves of Melastoma malabathricum using various established in vitro assays.… Expand
Flavonoid combinations cause synergistic inhibition of proinflammatory mediator secretion from lipopolysaccharide-induced RAW 264.7 cells
ObjectivesWe evaluated several flavonoid combinations for synergy in the inhibition of proinflammatory mediator synthesis in the RAW 264.7 cellular model of inflammation.MethodsThe inhibitory effect… Expand
Isolation and identification of antibacterial and cytotoxic compounds from the leaves of Muntingia calabura L.
- A. S. Sufian, K. Ramasamy, N. Ahmat, Z. Zakaria, M. I. Yusof
- Journal of ethnopharmacology
- 7 March 2013
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Muntingia calabura (Elaeocarpaceae) is one of the most common roadside trees in Malaysia. Its leaves, barks, flowers and roots have been used as a folk remedy for the… Expand