Table of Contents

May  2014

  • Volume 51
  • Issue 5
  • Page Nos. 1-42

Review Article

Kupffer cells: Targeting for the effective management of visceral leishmaniasis

PAGE 5-13
Visceral leishmaniasis is a protozoan disease which infects the macrophages of body and Kupffer cells (KCs) in the liver resident macrophages, which constitute 80% of tissue macrophages of the body. KCs are the first cellular protective line in liver sinusoid, which come into contact with gut-deri...
Bhatt Akanksha*, Kumar Ganesh and Kothiyal Preeti

Original Research Articles

DEVeLOPMENT AND VALIDATION OF RP-HPLC METHOD FOR THE DETERMINATION OF CANDESARTAN CILEXETIL IN BULK DRUG AND TABLET DOSAGE FORM

PAGE 14-20
A convenient, simple, accurate, precise and reproducible Reverse Phase High Performance Liquid Chromatographic method was developed and validated for the estimation of candesartan cilexetil in bulk drug and tablet dosage form. The separation was achieved in less than 5 minutes using Dionex C18 co...
Amin S., Singhal M. , Dhal C. , Kukrety A. , Chauhan A. , Singh R.M.*, Saini P.K., Mathur S.C. and Singh G.N.

VARIATION IN VOLATILE AROMA CONSTITUENTS OF CULINARY HERBS

PAGE 21-27
Culinary herbs are the edible plants consumed in small quantities to provide aroma and flavour and which have various health benefits. Hydro-distilled volatile oils of two culinary herbs, Apium graveolens L. (Celery) and Trachysperum ammi L. (Ajwain) belonging to family Apiaceae, were analyzed usi...
Naquvi K. J., Ansari S.H.*, Ali M. and Najmi A. K.

ISOLATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF A NEW AROMATIC ESTER FROM THE SEEDS OF LENS CULINARIS MEDIK

PAGE 28-32
The seeds of Lens culinaris Medik, syn. L. esculenta Moench (Leguminosae) are a good source of essential minerals and are used to purify blood, to cure old skin marks and to treat various kidney and gastric ailments. Phytochemical investigation of the seeds led to isolation of a new aromatic ester...
Jameel M., Ali A. and Ali M.

Short Notes

Anticonvulsant and muscle relaxant activity of Cassia fistula Linn. Seed Extract in Experimental Mice

PAGE 33-38
Phytochemical and pharmacological investigation was carried out on the seeds of Cassia fistula Linn plant for anticonvulsant and muscle relaxant activity in mice. The hydro-alcoholic extract of seeds of Cassia fistula (100, 200 and 400 mg/kg, p.o.) was studied for its anticonvulsant effect on maxi...
Sinoria A.*, Irchhaiya R., Gupta S. and Lahariya V.

EVALUATION OF DIURETIC ACTIVITY OF MILLETTIA PINNATA IN RATS

PAGE 39-42
The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the diuretic activity of Millettia pinnata in experimental animals. Randomly selected animals were divided into five groups of six animals each. The various extracts of the bark of Millettia pinnata, that is, petroleum ether, ethyl acetate and metha...
Deepti B.*, Srinivasa Babu P., Manasa K. and Rishita N.
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