EVALUATION OF HEPATOPROTECTIVE AND ANTI-OXIDANT ACTIVITY OF ROOT EXTRACTS OF AEGLE MARMELOS IN CARBON TETRACHLORIDE INDUCED HEPATOTOXICITY WISTAR ALBINO RATS
Herbal medicines are effective in the treatment of various ailments. Very often these drugs are unscientifically exploited and / or improperly used. Therefore plant drugs deserve detailed studies in the light of modern science. The detailed investigation and documentation of plants used in local health traditions and pharmacological evaluation of these plants and their taxonomical relatives can le...
Cervical cancer, a potentially preventable disease, remains the second most common malignancy in women worldwide. Despite the tremendous progress that has been achieved in the screening and management of cervical cancer, there is still a need for clinically relevant prognostic biomarkers to monitor the response of patients to various therapies and to predict the chances of recurrence and recovery....
EVALUATION OF ANTI-INFLAMMATORY AND OTHER BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITIES OF FLAVONOID BASED CREAM FORMULATION FOR TOPICAL APPLICATION USING IN VITRO MODEL
Biologically active compounds identified as flavonoids, glycosides, alkaloids, saponins, terpenoids and polyphenolics from plant extracts possess health promoting properties. The use of natural antioxidants in the treatment of various skin diseases has gained utmost importance in recent years. Therefore, present study was designed and conducted with the aim to evaluate the anti-inflammatory activi...
PARTIAL PURIFICATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF 3-CYANOPRIDINASE RESPONSIBLE FOR PRODUCTION OF NICOTINIC ACID
A thermostable bacterial 3-cyanopyridinase enzyme has been identified that catalyze 3-cyanopyridine to nicotinic acid and ammonia. Nicotinic acid is mainly used in food, pharmaceutical and biochemical industries. This study was undertaken to optimize the purification of 3-cyanopyridinase enzyme and characterization of its various kinetic properties. The partial purification of enzyme has been carr...
India is a focus for development of Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha, Homoeopathy and another natural herbs based health science (AYUSH). Ayush Pharmaceutical industry having great possible and contingency for saundarya prasadka category (herbal cosmetic) development in future. Natural beauty is blessing and cosmetics help in presenting and increaning the beauty and personality aspects of human beings. Sau...
BIOSYNTHESIS OF SILVER NANOPARTICLES FROM HIBISCUS ROSA SINENSIS: AN APPROACH TOWARDS ANIMICROBIAL ACTIVITY ON FISH PATHOGEN AEROMONAS HYDROPHILA
Aeromonas hydrophila is a gram negative bacterium which is primary or secondary cause of ulcers and hemorrhagic septicaemia in fish. The treatments for this infection are only restricted to some antibiotics. So, novel materials are being searched for combating with bacterial infections and the resulting consequences. In this presence study, the green synthesized silver nanoparticles using Hibiscus...
Okra is a cultigen (a plant that has been altered by humans through a process of selective breeding). The exact origin of okra is unknown, but it is thought to have come from Africa, where it has been grown as a crop for centuries. Evidence suggests it was grown in Egypt as long ago as 2,000 BC. Today it is widely cultivated for its edible green fruits, which are harvested when immature (after 3 -...
ARTEMISIA DRACUNCULUS, PUNICA GRANATUM AND BERBERIS VULGARIS INHIBITORY EFFECTS ON PLATELET ADHESION AND COAGULATION FACTORS IN RATS
Excessive platelet activity is one of the most important factors responsible for the incidence of cardiovascular diseases and, also, play important role in coagulation cascade. In this study, the comparative effects of methanol extracts of three herbs on adhesion of the activated platelets to fibrinogen coated plates and clotting factors were investigated. Artemisia dracunculus, Punica granatum an...
Marine algae are one of the largest sources for biogenic compounds. They produce a wide variety of chemically active metabolites. They are found to possess significant antioxidant, and phytochemical activities. Macroalgae provides a great variety of metabolites and natural bioactive compounds with antimicrobial activity, such as polysaccharides, polyunsaturated fatty acids, phlorotannins and other...
BARRIERS TO IMPLEMENTATION OF PERFORMANCE-BASED MANAGEMENT PRACTICES IN PHARMACIES IN A DEVELOPING COUNTRY
The objective of this study was to conduct a survey and determine the barriers to implement performance-based management in pharmacies in Trinidad. PBM is defined as “a systematic approach to performance improvement through an on-going process of establishing strategic performance objectives, measuring performance, collecting, analyzing, reviewing, and reporting performance data, and using that ...