Marimuthu Krishnaveni

Marimuthu Krishnaveni
Periyar University · Department of Biochemistry

Ph.D

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Introduction
Dr.Marimuthu Krishnaveni currently works at the Department of Biochemistry, Periyar University.
Additional affiliations
July 2015 - September 2017
Periyar University
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
July 2010 - present
Periyar University
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
July 2005 - present
Periyar University
Position
  • Lecturer
Education
December 2005 - August 2017
Bharathiar University
Field of study
  • moleculor cancer therapeutics

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Publications (142)
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Natural products are among the best and largest source used for the preparation of medicine by pharma industries. In order to achieve a therapeutically valuable drug, screening different parts of the plant for its bioactive compounds and their structures gives a better idea before stepping in to clinical trials. In the present study, Soymida febrif...
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Air pollution is a serious environmental stress to plants. Hence,its assessment in plants was studied at two selected study areas. The study area selected w e r e roadsides of Aavin milk dairy and Periyar University Garden, Salem, Tamil Nadu, India. Fresh leaves from 12 commonly available plants were selected for the air pollution tolerance index,...
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Air pollution tolerance index is used to select plant species tolerant to air pollution. Four physiological and biochemical parameters namely, leaf extract pH, ascorbic acid, total chlorophyll and relative water content were combined together in a formulation signifying the air pollution tolerance index of plants. Plants present in Perumalmalai hil...
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Aim The problems of synthetic pigment causing toxicity and carcinogenicity in the human body decrease its use. Therefore, interest in natural pigment production is increasing. Therefore, the marine environment has recently become an attractive research subject for many investigations, because of its rich biodiversity. Attempt has been initiated to...
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Aim To understand what is transfer factor and its significance in stimulating immune system which is necessary for the general maintenance of health. Methods Articles were collected from net sources. Results Basics, mechanism of action, safety aspects of transfer factor were discussed in this review. Diseases showing positive result with transfer...
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Oral cancer is a most prevalent cancer worldwide. Natural products are promising resource nowadays in research. Hence, Quinine was selected for the present study. CD44, a trans-membrane glycoprotein is a main hyaluronic acid(HA)binding receptor, expressed in cells, exhibits high affinity towards HA, increasing tumorigenesis. Altered CD44 glucosylat...
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Rhizomes and fruits form a drug and medicinal plants are the future as they lack side effects, each parts of plants require proper research to know its importance. Hence, the present study was undertaken to analyse. Alpinia officinarum rhizome and Terminalia chebula fruit both qualitatively and quantitatively. Qualitative phytochemical analysis sho...
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Infectious diseases caused by bacteria are the major causative factor for disease. Hence, it is essential to kill the bacteria either by natural products or by chemically formulated products. Considering the side effects and therapeutic efficacy between these two, it will be better to opt for natural products even if the expected result is moderate...
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Essential oils are characterized for its high as well as low biological activities. Hence, it is necessary to study the secondary metabolites, antioxidant activities, phytonutrients for its preliminary screening as they form the basics in the production of drug and also it gives an idea about its biological activities present in the essential oil o...
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p>The present study evaluated the anti-proliferative and apoptotic effect of quinine on oral cancer cells Hep-2 and KB. Cell inhibition, apoptosis and anti-inflammatory effects were explored by nuclear DNA cleavage, condensation, change in membrane potential of mitochondria. Meanwhile, inflammatory and apoptosis-related mRNA and proteins expression...
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Air pollution has detrimental effect on nearly all phases of our lives. Hence, it was decided to study the air pollution tolerance index of the plant leaves from the study area. Method: Aqueous leaf extract was used for the whole study. Biochemical components, secondary metabolites, antioxidant activities were assessed by following standard procedu...
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The response of plants towards air pollution was evaluated by air pollution tolerance index. Plants produce antioxidant compounds like carotenoids, flavonoids, ascorbic acid, etc. to prevent the oxidation of the susceptible substrate. Hence, it was decided to assess the biochemical parameters. At the same times measures were taken to study the seco...
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This forms a fundamental work and so performed preliminary assays for phytochemical screening, nutrients by using standard prescribed methods. Qualitative analysis of aqueous Parthenium hysterophorus root, stem extract was studied for the presence of carbohydrate, alkaloid, steroid, sterols, glycosides, tannin, phenolic compound, saponin, flavonoid...
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Terminalia catappa L is a monoecious tree with large leaves having the ability to protect against toxicants. Hence, preliminary study was performed to know better about the phytochemicals, secondary metabolites and antioxidant activities of fruit flesh. The observed phytochemical results show that it contains alkaloid, flavonoid, saponin, anthroqui...
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Various parts of Bauhinia purpurea Linn is known to render several benefits towards the management of diseases. Hence, it was decided to analyze the phytochemicals, nutrients, antioxidants in Bahuinia purpurea stem. The results of Qualitative analysis of phytochemicals showed positive result for carbohydrates, proteins, alkaloids, saponin, phenol,...
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Terminalia catappa L is a monoecious tree with large leaves having the ability to protect against toxicants. Hence, preliminary study was performed to know better about the phytochemicals, secondary metabolites and antioxidant activities of fruit flesh. The observed phytochemical results show that it contains alkaloid, flavonoid, saponin, anthroqui...
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This forms a fundamental work and so performed preliminary assays for phytochemical screening, nutrients by using standard prescribed methods. Qualitative analysis of aqueous Parthenium hysterophorus root, stem extract was studied for the presence of carbohydrate, alkaloid, steroid, sterols, glycosides, tannin, phenolic compound, saponin, flavonoid...
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Parthenium hysterophorus belonging to Asteraceae family is used as a medicinal plant in the treatment of pain, rashes, inflammation, asthma. The plant Parthenium hysterophorus possess numerous medicinal properties, so, it was decided to study the phytochemicals in the root of Parthenium hysterophorus through analytical technique. 20 compounds were...
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Objective: The present study was undertaken to study the phytoconstituents quantitatively through gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (MS)/MS, as well as its antibacterial, antifungal activities. Methods: The ethanol extract of brown rice was used for the study. Results: The results obtained shows the highest peak for 6-(1-hydroxymethylvinyl)-4, 8...
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Stem stores nutrients. It also supports leaf, flower, fruit growth, asexual reproduction. Hence, for the present study, Terminalia catappa stem was used for the analysis of phytochemicals, antimicrobial activity. The results of phytochemicals assessed in ethanol extract of Terminalia catappa stem through GC-MS/MS showed 13 compounds. Highest peak w...
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Aim of the present study was undertaken to evaluate the antioxidant effects of quinine against oral cancer cells (KB and HEp-2) as well as its effect on lipid peroxidation. Effective dose was determined for Quinine a plant based product through MTT assay. According to our MTT assay, the IC50 value for the studied compound Quinine was 125.23μm for 2...
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Aim: Aim of the study is to find out the phytoconstituents in ethanol extract and its effect on microbes. Objective: Identify the compounds through GCMS/ MS, In vitro antimicrobial assay was performed to know about the ability of extract in killing the microbes. Abstract: The present study was carried out to analyze the phyto constituents present i...
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Soil reflects both natural and human activities. It changes in its properties with respect to environmental issues. Inorder to know the soil properties in the particular location, it was decided to study the nutrient contents, microbial analysis of the soil. The pH, organic carbon, NPK, minor nutrients was assessed. The pH was found to be alkaline....
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Antioxidant research is very much essential in industries like food and pharmacy. Plants such as Tectona grandis,Azadirachta indica, Tamarindus indica, Ficus religiosa, Millettia pinnatta, Syzygium cumini, Terminaliia catappa,Melia composita, Artocarpus heterophyllus, Ciccia acida, Santalum album, Mangifera indica, Annona squamosa,Morinda pubescens...
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15 species of Parthenium are available under this genus. Parthenium hysterophorus belong to the family of Asteracea. Since, plant forms a fundamental raw material for the development of therapeutic drug, the phytocomponents of plants are vital tool for the treatment and cure. So, the present work was decided to study the components in ethanol extra...
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The main objective of the present study was to evaluate the phytoconstituents in Muntingia calabura fruit through GC-MS/MS as well as its antimicrobial properties. Shade dried Muntingia calabura fruit samples was used for ethanol extraction. The results of GC-MS/MS showed nine phytocompounds, out of nine compounds, the compound showing highest peak...
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Antioxidants defend against free radicals and free radical induced damage. The plants such as Azadirachta indica, Santalum album, Casuarina equisetifolia, Annona squamosa, Wrightia tinctoria, Ailanthus excelsa, Tectona grandis, Millettia pinnata, Tamarindus indica, Mangifera indica, Syzygium cumini, Morinda pubescens, Albizia amara, Prosopis julifl...
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Plants are one among the five big living things. Plants release oxygen, a by-product of photosynthesis and are helpful in storing carbon, carbon dioxide from burning fossil fuels and also regulates water cycle, purifies the water of the planet. Considering the significance of plants, it was decided to study the antioxidant activities, secondary met...
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Oxygen is very important part for the survival of all living things. So, an attempt has been taken to study the plants and also its beneficial aspects. The plants have been selected from the study area i.e Azadirachta indica, Tectona grandis, Tamarindus indica, Casuarina equisetifolia, Ficus religiosa, Ficus benghalensis, Morinda pubescens, Annona...
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The plant Muntingia calabura an economically important plant, used by common people for general purpose. Since, this plant is of beneficial, its phytochemical analysis is important to explore its therapeutic significance. In the present study, the leaf of Muntingia calabura was shade dried, powdered, and extracted with ethanol for the analysis of G...
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The leaves of Terminalia catappa are rich in phytochemicals and are used in traditional medicine for several ailments. So, the present study was undertaken to study the phytochemicals present through GC-MS/MS and also its antimicrobial activity by Kirby-Bauer test. The phytochemical present in highest concentration was Propane, 1, 1-diethoxy-, t-Bu...
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The present study was designed in order to know the effect of pollution on plants as plants are immediate agents in capturing pollution in any form. selected for the analysis of air pollution tolerance index and soil. Among the 15 plants studied, none was found to be tolerant instead showed sensitivity. The sensitivity might be due to the age, seas...
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The study area selected for the study was near Omalur bus stand. The plants located near were studied for air pollution tolerance index. The following plants were selected:. At the same time measure was taken to analyze the soil too. The present study was planned to know the impact of pollution on the leaves of plants grown on the road side, as the...
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The air pollution tolerance index was studied for Ficus religiosa, Millettia pinnatta, Psidium guajava, Eucalyptus tereticornis, Tamarindus indica, Azadirachta indica, Santalum album, Casuarina equisetifolia, Annona squamosa, Cicca acida, Wrightia tinctoria, Atrocarpous heterophyllus, Polyalthia longifolia, Ficus benghalensis that were present in t...
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Plants such as Azadirachta indica, Millettia pinnata, Wrightia tinctoria, Eucalyptus tereticornis, Delonix elata, Albizia amara, Mangifera indica, Citrus aurantiaca, Psidium guajava, Holoptelea integrifolia, Delonix regia, Bambusa tulda, Morinda pubescens, Manilkara zapota, Tetelia were selected for the experimental study of secondary metabolites,...
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Markers are diagnostic tests used to identify a particular diseases. Plants are also used as markers in identifying pollution load, as they are immediate acceptors and acts as a sink. Hence, it is very much essential to assess the plants that are located nearby. So, an attempt has been initiated to study the plants located near Dalmia, Salem, Tamil...
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Terminalia catappa fruit is rich in phytochemicals and nutrients which contribute to the therapeutic potential. Fruit as a whole is very tasty but the curiosity in analyzing the flesh and seed separately made an attempt to do this work. The present study was carried out for the presence of phytochemicals, phytonuutrients, behavior with different ch...
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The study of plants is very much needed for today’s world, as the pollution increases more and more. Considering the significance of plants in abating pollution, it was decided to study the following plants: Azadirachta indica, Santalum album, Casuarina equisetifolia, Annona squamosa, Wrightia tinctoria, Ailanthus excelsa, Tectona grandis, Milletti...
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Cancer is a disease which causes death. Cyclin dependent kinases occupy a major role in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. Desulphosinigrin a phytochemical from Soymida febrifuga seeds identified through GC-MS was used as a ligand and its inhibitory activity towards cyclin dependent kinase was observed by means of docking and simulation studies...
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Objective: The present study was carried out with the main objective of studying Terminalia catappa nut phyto-constituents through GC-MS/MS, as well as its antibacterial, antifungal activities. Methods: The T. catappa nut collected was shade dried and extracted with ethanol, the obtained ethanol extract was used for the whole study- GC-MS/MS, antim...
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Muntingia calabura L is a flowering plant native to southern mexico, central america, Caribbean, western to south America. The timber of Jamaican cherry is reddish-brown, compact, durable, light weight and used in carpentry, firewood. The bark gives ropes and fiber for bark skirts. The stem of Muntingia calabura was studied in the present study for...
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The present study was undertaken to evaluate the phytochemicals present in the Bauhinia purpurea L. leaf and flower. The samples Bauhinia purpurea leaf and flower were collected during the month of November-December 2013. The collected leaf and flower samples were allowed to shade dry and then powdered. Powdered Bauhinia leaf, flower samples were e...
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The Ceiba seed powders were tested for its phytoconstituents like carbohydrate, alkaloid, glycoside, tannin, protein, phenolic compound, fixed oil, steroid qualitatively. The carbohydrate, protein, amino acids were assessed quantitatively likewise fluorescence, percent yield, and behavior of Ceiba seed powder with different chemical reagents was al...
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Cotton is a leading plant fiber crop worldwide, grown in temperate and tropical regions of 50 countries. Cotton seed is valuable food stuff for cattle. For the present study, the aqueous extract was prepared from Gossypium seeds and subjected to qualitative analysis for its phyto-constituents, quantitative analysis for its nutrients, yield in perce...
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Seeds are the store house of nutrients for the seedling that will grow from the embryo. The nutrients that are stored depend upon the kind of plant and the family it belongs. Seeds serve several functions for the plants they produce. Some seeds are edible and others are poisonous, non edible. Whether it is an edible seed or not, it is a source of m...
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Terminalia catappa L. is a common tree but its fruits are eaten only by birds, children and is not available in the shops like ordinary, common fruits. This means Terminalia catappa fruits are underutilized. Hence, preliminary study was performed to know better about the phytochemicals, secondary metabolites and antioxidant activities of fruit fles...
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Plants are endowed with phyto-constituents such as carotenoids, flavonoids, phenolics which can be used for scavenging free radicals in the human body towards the cure of diseases. The present study was evaluated both qualitatively and quantitatively in aqueous extract of powdered Abrus precatorius seeds. The estimations were performed by adopting...
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A tastier food which attracts most of the population is rice. Taking antioxidants artificially will be troublesome for people depending upon their age group. But, taking antioxidant rich foods through diet will be a natural remedy as it helps in aiding our immune system. Since, brown rice is edible, it was planned to study the secondary metabolites...
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Objective: The main objective of this study is to assess the secondary metabolites and antioxidant activities of Terminalia catappa nut as it is not a commercialized nut. Materials and Methods: The secondary metabolites and antioxidant activities were experimented by adopting recommended standard procedures using aqueous extract of T. catappa nut p...
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Muntingia calabura L is a fast growing medicinal plant, attracts fruit eating birds such as flower peckers. The timbers are lightweight, durable and used in carpentry. Fruit from Muntingia is also harvested for export overseas. The leaves and fruits were studied for its phytochemical analysis both qualitatively and quantitatively and also for its b...
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The phytochemical screening and its nutrients was done using standard methods. Qualitative analysis of aqueous Parthenium hysterophorus leaf extract was studied for the presence of carbohydrate, alkaloid, steroid, sterols, glycosides, tannin, phenolic compound, saponin, flavonoid, oil. Carbohydrate, protein, aminoacids were determined spectrophotom...
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Antioxidants are central substance, which have the ability to guard the body from damages caused by free radical-induced oxidative stress. A mixture of free radical scavenging antioxidants is found in a number of dietary sources. The main idea of the study is to assess the antioxidant activity of Bauhinia purpurea flower. The phytochemical screenin...
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Objective: Bauhinia purpurea is called as Mandarai in Tamil and in English as butterfly tree. The aim of the present study was to determine the secondary metabolites and antioxidant activities of shade dried Bauhinia purpurea leaf aqueous extract. Methods: Quantitative analysis for total phenolics was done by Folin-ciocalteau method and total flavo...
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Seeds are very important for the plants to reproduce continuously in the existing world. The human life depends partly on the seeds derived from plants either by means of cooked or raw or in the form of active principles in case of pharmacological use. So, it is essential to study the nutrients present in the seeds and also its fatty acid content a...
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Abrus precatorius Linn seeds called Gundumani in Tamil is a brightly colored seed, most seeds are black, red and has been used in Siddha medicine for centuries. It had been widely introduced by humans, and the brightly colored and hard-shelled seeds are spread by birds. By the end of the twentieth century, it had been announced as an invasive weed...
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Biodiversity brings vast profits to mankind from direct harvesting of plants for food, medicine, fuel, building material, and other uses to aesthetic, cultural, recreational and research values. Plants have been used to treat or prevent illness from ancient times. Hence, our present study was planned and Ceiba seeds were extracted with ethanol, hex...
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Antioxidants are very important substances which acquire the ability to guard the body from harm caused by free radicals. In order to find a better compound with more antioxidant capacity from natural resources, an attempt has been taken to analyze the total phenolics, total flavonoids present in the aqueous extract of Gossypium seeds. Different co...