Samina Akhter

Samina Akhter
Bangladesh Council of Scientific and Industrial Research | BCSIR · Biomedical and Toxicological Research Institute (BTRI)

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The study was conducted to evaluate the impacts of industrial discharges, including from tanneries, in terms of heavy metal loads in fin-fish of the Buriganga river, Dhaka, Bangladesh, and to find out the ultimate effects of feeding those heavy metal-contaminated fishes to Long-Evans rats to examine rats’ heavy metal accumulation along with viable...
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Background: Species identification in commercially processed food and feed products is one of the important issues. This study was conducted to develop a genetic method for the detection of pig and cattle species in processed food and feed products using newly designed species-specific primers targeting mitochondrial 12S rRNA gene fragments. Method...
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The present study emphasized on evaluating the extent of pollution of Dhaleshwari River in Bangladesh due to the discharge of heavy metals from tanneries and other industries along with the health risks associated with the consumption of the heavy metals accumulated fish. For this purpose, three spots of Dhaleshwari River which are in the vicinity...
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Background Myocardial Infarction (MI), also known as heart attack, is one of the most common cardiovascular diseases. Although certain drugs or mechanical means are used, day by day natural products such as herbs and spices based MI treatment is getting much popularity over the drugs or mechanical means for their pharmacological effects and have lo...
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Garlic is one of the most common spices in southeast Asian cuisine. Since ancient times, it has been used as traditional medicine, herbal remedies and flavoring ingredients. Large varieties of garlic are available across the world. The majority of Bangladeshi markets are availed with three of its varieties. These are Imported Large Multi-clove garl...
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The main purpose of the study was to reveal the hypoglycemic effect of a combination of some selected spices along with the evaluation of nutritional values. A sum of fourteen different types of spices at different percentages were taken into consideration to propel the research activities forward, viz; ginger, garlic, onion, red chili, turmeric, c...
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Investigation on arbuscular mycorrhizal (AM) association with medicinal plants-has been conducted with emphasis on mycorhizal colonization distribution along the vertical soil depth as well as their relationship with edaphic factors. Soil (0 - 10 and 10 - 20 cm depth) and root samples were collected between January and February in 2015. The mean pe...
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Study on the relationship between the soil properties and arbuscular mycorrhizal (AM) colonization of different plant species in the BCSIR Laboratories, Chittagong campus was carried out. Fine roots and rhizosphere soil of Acacia auriculiformis, Acalypha indica, Alpinia nigra, Artocarpus heterophyllus, Averrhoa carambola, Cinnamomum tamala, Elettar...
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This study aimed to evaluate the effects of seasonality on mycorrhizal colonization characteristics as hyphal, vesicular and arbuscular colonization with some medicinal plants species of Chittagong BCSIR forest of Bangladesh. Ten highly valued medicinal plants were selected randomly from Chittagong BCSIR forest to conduct the research. Root samples...
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This research investigated the protective role of Leea macrophylla extract on CCl 4-induced acute liver injury in rats. Different fractions of Leea macrophylla (Roxb.) crude extract were subjected to analysis for antioxidative effects. Rats were randomly divided into four groups as normal control, hepatic control, and reference control (silymarin)...
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This research was carried out to investigate the thrombolytic effects of the methanolic extracts of five Bangladeshi plants. Phytochemical metabolites of those plants have been identified to elucidate whether the plant-derived metabolites are linked with the thrombolytic effects. Potential computer aided models were adopted in this study to find ou...
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A study has been conducted to evaluate some heavy metals concentration of spicy from local market of Chittagong metropolitan city, Bangladesh. Total 30 spicy samples of red chili or chili red, coriander, turmeric were collected from five different spots (Khatungonj, Chakbazar, Muradpur, Baluchora, Amanbazar) under Chittagong metropolitan city and m...
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A green house experiment was conducted to investigate the effect of arbuscular mycorrhiza inoculation on plant growth and uptake of mineral nutrition in Ipomoea aquatica considering the objective of using environmental friendly biofertilizer instead of chemical fertilizer. A common leafy vegetable plant Ipomoea aquatica was grown with mycorrhiza an...
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The studied was conducted in Bangladesh Council of Scientific and Industrial Research forest area of Chittagong, Bangladesh to evaluate the prevalence of AMF colonization in plant root and response with rhizosphere soil properties. Root samples with rhizosphere soil of fifteenth medicinal plants were collected. Root colonization and soil characteri...
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This research was carried out to investigate the thrombolytic effects of the methanolic extracts of five Bangladeshi plants. Phytochemical metabolites of those plants have been identified to elucidate whether the plant-derived metabolites are linked with the thrombolytic effects. Potential computer aided models were adopted in this study to find ou...

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This project is dedicated for making a framework and foundation to elevate our research to further heights being a part of a dynamic movement to initiate a new trend in research through the incorporation of innovative ideas, instructed in the techniques of modern biology while becoming integrated with vibrant scientific community for ensuring a sustainable development in national and global healthcare perspectives especially on the mode and mitigation of type 2 diabetes which is a target for Special Allocation for Science and Technology programme of the GOB.