A quantitative structure activity relationship study on series of total thirty three pthalimide analogues reported compounds was taken. Pthalimide analogues have several advantages over present ant diabetic drugs. The present drugs target insulin resistance and insulin insufficiency. So, it is believed that agents will be available alternative to other second line treatment options including sulfo...
SCREENING OF PHYTOCHEMICALS AND EVALUATION OF ANTI-MICROBIAL, ANTI-OXIDANT AND IN-VITRO ANTIDIABETIC ACTIVITY OF CRASSULA OVATA LEAVES
The study involved both aqueous extraction and methanolic extraction of the powered leaves, which ensure all plant components are extracted for better results. Phytochemical analysis from the extracts was performed using the standard protocols. The antimicrobial susceptibility of the extracts was tested against E-coli, Pseudomonas and Klebsilla sp using agar disc diffusion method. Antioxidant pr...
Chonemorpha fragrans (Moon) Alston is a liana belongs to family Apocynaceae. Due to its ethanobotanical importance, it is used intraditional medicinal systems as a part of various medicinal preparations. In the work presented here the plant has been explored for its antioxidant potential and DNA protection ability. The antioxidant potential of C. fragrans was determined using DPPH, FRAP, Phosphomo...
PHARMACOECONOMICAL EVALUATION OF ORAL HYPOGLYCEMIC AGENTS FOR TYPE-2 DIABETES MELLITUS IN A MULTISPECIALITY HOSPITAL
The objective of the study was to determine the cost effective drug among oral hypoglycemic agents utilized in a multispeciality hospital to treat type-2 diabetes mellitus. The prospective cost effectiveness study was conducted for 6 months period in patients who were diagnosed with type-2 diabetes mellitus and were receiving treatment specifically with oral hypoglycemic agent(s). The data obtaine...
Dental biofilms are majorly developed by Streptococcus mutans, a cariogenic microorganism and are one of the major effects of glucosyltransferases (Gtf) produced by it. This study was conducted to determine the antagonistic potential of probiotic bacteria against S. mutans biofilm formation. We studied the anti-biofilm formation ability of three Lactobacillus species viz L. rhamnosus, L. acidophil...
Seaweeds are not a common weed, its valued marine plants. In Indian coast around around 800 seaweed species belonging to Chlorophyta, Phaeophyta and Rhodhophyta. Seaweeds constitute one of the commercially important renewable marine living resources. Seaweeds have various commercially valuable products such as pharmaceutical and cosmaceutical compounds, plant growth pro-moters, Nitrogen fixers, bi...
Lipid-based drug delivery systems in the form of triglyceride emulsions, micellar systems and liposomes have been used for parenteral administration for the last few decades. Large number of new chemical entities (NCE) presents formulation and bioavailability problems because of the dose and poor solubility in solvent and co-solvent systems. In addition, high drug concentrations can lead to irrita...
Pomegranate fruits are a very rich source of antioxidants, Vitamin B5 (pantothenic acid), potassium, flavonoids and have numerous health benefits. It may help decrease the risk of having a heart disease, heart attacks, and strokes. These characteristics of pomegranate have great impact on the quality of wines. So there might be a scope for large scale manufacturing of the pomegranate wine as it ha...
SCREENING OF ANTI-HYPERLIPIDEMIC ACTIVITY OF METHANOLIC EXTRACT OF LAGERSTROEMIA SPECIOSA (LINN.) PERS. LEAVES
The present study was designed to investigate the hypolipidemic activity of the methanolic leaf extract of Lagerstroemia speciosa Linn. Plant extract was tested in fat diet induced hyperlipidemic rat models. Methanolic extracts of leaves of Lagerstroemia speciosa Linn. were administered in doses of 250mg/kg and 500mg/kg/day for one week. The obtained results reveal that methanolic leaf extract (LM...
Traditional system of medicine consists of large number of plants with various medicinal and pharmacological importances and hence represents a priceless tank of new bioactive molecules. Coccinia indica belongs to the family Cucurbitaceae. It is a rapidly growing, perennial climber or trailing vine. Traditionally different parts of this plant namely the roots, leaves and fruits are used in folklor...