Aim and Objective: The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, caused by the coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) that causes severe acute respiratory syndrome, is the world's most serious health issue. COVID-19 is currently without a precise and successful antiviral treatment. Phytochemicals provide a ray of hope for public well-being amid the pandemic, and much study is being done on them. Materials...
Manikantan Pappuswamy *, Arun Meyyazhagan and Aditi Chaudhary
Department of Life Sciences, CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bangalore, Karnataka, India.
People throughout the world have long used various fruits, leaves, and plant parts as nutraceuticals and valuable sources of herbal treatments. Apples (Malus domestica) are a popular fruit with a high level of medicinal efficacy, whose seeds have also demonstrated a very high therapeutic and nutritional value when ingested in the right amount and form (apple seed flour or oil). Found in cold tempe...
Amrita Chakraborty, Jishnu Sarathi Deb, Moumita Saha and Sirshendu Chatterjee *
Department of Biotechnology, Techno India University, West Bengal, EM-4, Salt Lake, Sector- V, Kolkata, West Bengal, India.
The heterocyclic compounds are formed by the hetero atoms (O, S, N, etc.) in the cyclic ring system. These are mainly started from 3- membered to 10- membered heterocyclic rings. The compound containing heterocyclic molecules shows potent activity in various pharmacological targets. Benzothiazole is a fusion of a benzene ring with a 5-membered thiazole ring which is widely used in heterocyclic com...
Alpa Verma, Arun Kumar *, Syed Misbahul Hasan, Kuldeep Singh, Bhavana Dubey and Parul Mishra
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Integral University, Kursi Road, Lucknow, Utter Pradesh, India.
Carbazole comprises an important class of heterocycles. Carbazole is a tricyclic molecule having a coal tar carbon backbone. Also, it has the structural properties of numerous compounds used in electronics for manufacturing polymers or dyes and electroluminescent materials, owing to its luminous quality. It has been reported that diverse biological activities include anti-cytotoxicity, bacteria-re...
Seema Chahar Beniwal and Tarun Virmani *
School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, MVN University, Delhi-Agra Highway, NCR, Palwal, Haryana, India.
Karkatshringi (Pistacia integerrima) is an essential Ayurvedic medicinal plant belonging to the family Anacardiaceae. The plant originated in India and grows in the ranges of the north-western Himalayas. It is distributed over China, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Nepal. The flowers of this plant is small and red, fruits are shiny and brown. Galls are hollow, horn-shaped, bitter and used for medicinal...
P. V. Kadam, K. N. Yadav *, A. S. Karanje, R. J. Mukadam, D. K. Giram and M. J. Patil
Marathwada Mitra Mandal’s College of Pharmacy, Kalewadi, Pune, Maharashtra, India.