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Therapeutic Properties and Significance of Different parts of Ashwagandha- A Medicinal Plant

By Chaurasia Pratibha1*, Bora Madhumati 1, Parihar Akarsh 2

Withania somnifera, also known as Ashwagandha, Indian ginseng, Winter cherry, Ajagandha, Kanaje (Hindi), Amukkara (Tami), is a member of Solanaceae or nightshade family. Ashwagandha has been used as a sedative, a diuretic, a rejuvenating tonic, an anti-inflammatory agent, aphrodisiac and an immune booster...

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Optimization of genomic DNA isolation protocol in polyphenols and polysaccharides rich Withania somnifera for genetic diversity analysis

By Chaurasia Pratibha1, Lokhandwala Ami2 and Bora Madhumati3*

Since the origin of human civilization, plants have been used as a source for medicine and curing human diseases, and are a foremost component of Ayurvedic and Unani medicines. WHO (World Health Organization) has listed more than 21,000 plants having medicinal value. Plants have been a rich source of medicines because they produce a host of bioactive.....

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Comparative analysis of Polyphenol Oxidese,Catalase and Lycopene
production in Lycopersicoon esculentum Mill

By Ami Lokhandwala and Madhumati Bora January, 2014

Plants survive with various biotic and abiotic environmental stress by altering their cellular metabolism and bringing into play diffrent defanse mechanisms. Reactive species are divided into four caetgories based on their central.....

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A RAPID PROTOCOL FOR IN VITRO MICROPROPAGATION OF LEPIDIUM SATIVUM LINN. AND ENHANCEMENT IN THE YIELD OF LEPIDINE

By DEEPSHIKHA PANDE, SAPNA MALIK, MADHUMATI BORA, AND P. S. SRIVASTAVA* 30th April 2002

Lepidium sativum L., commonly known as ‘garden cress’, possesses variable proportions of benzylcyanide and benzylisothiocynate which contribute towards its activity against Bacillus subtilis and Micrococcus pyogenes. The plant is also used as an antifertility and antiovulatory drug. Various juvenile......

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SECONDARY METABOLITES AND METABOLIC ENGINEERING

By KATARE, D. P.,1AERI, V.2 AND M.3 Bora Madhumati 1

Unraveling plant secondary metabolism is the way to successful applications in molecular farming, health food, functional food, and plant resistance. Various pathways have been altered using genes encoding biosynthetic enzymes or regulatory...

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IN SILICO ANNOTATION AND MINING OF SSR MARKERS FROM EXPRESSED SEQUENCE TAGS OF WITHANIA SOMNIFERA DUNAL

By CHAURASIA PRATIBHA1, DETROJA RAJESH2 & BORA MADHUMATI3 3rd Jun 2015

Withania somnifera commonly known as Ashwagandha is a member of the family Solanaceae. Microsatellites or simple sequence repeats (SSRs) present in Expressed Sequence Tags (ESTs) provide an opportunity for low cost SSR marker development. SSRs located in open reading frames (ORF) were analysed for functional annotation using.....

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