Tag: Books

Studies on Alzheimer Disease – Metformin Connection – A Brief Review

Metformin is the widely prescribed first line oral antidiabetic drug used in diabetes mellatus, type 2. The global sales turnover of metformin runs into millions of dollars. The Increased risk of metformin (Met) users for developing Alzheimer disease (AD) is reported first in a study conducted in 2011.  Since...
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Ethanol Affects Liver Oxidative Stress and Methylation Status in HCV-infection: study on NS5A-Transgenic Mice

Background: Alcohol consumption accelerates the progression and worsens the outcomes of hepatitis C viral (HCV) infection in heavy and moderate drinkers. Non-structural NS5A protein is a known inducer of oxidative stress and carcinogenesis. Although alcohol consumption exacerbates the course of HCV-infection, the combined effects of NS5A protein and alcohol...
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Phytochemical Screening and Antimicrobial Activity of Plant Extracts for Textile Applications

Aims: To carry out the qualitative and quantitative phytochemical screening and assess the antimicrobial activity of banyan (Ficus benghalensis), castor (Ricinus communis) and clerodendron (Clerodendron inerme) leaf extracts. Place and Duration of Study: Department of Textile and Apparel Designing, College of Community Science, University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad, Karnataka,...
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In vivo Propagation of Simmondsia chinensis (Jojoba)

Simmondsia chinensis (jojoba) is a semi-hard wood perennial shrub grown on arid and semi-arid regions of the world. The stem cutting method is simple and efficient method for semi-hard wood plants to propagate vegetatively. The aim of this study was to investigate the best method of in vivo propagation...
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