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Sushil K Dubey currently works at the Centre of Bio-Technology, University of Allahabad. Sushil does research in Microbiology, Bioinformatics and Biotechnology. Their current project is 'pleurotus mushrooms antidiabetic properties'.
Mushrooms: A Wealth of Nutraceuticals and An Agent of Bioremediation informs readers about the growing role of mycotherapy and fungal biotechnology for a sustainable future. It presents reviews of efficient treatment strategies for different diseases with the help of mushrooms and derived nutraceuticals. This book also highlights efficient bioremed...
Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a metabolic disorder that can be categorized mainly into type 1 and type 2. Diabetes type 1 is caused due to β-cell destruction, whereas type 2 is caused by the resistance of cell receptors. Many therapies are available for the management of diabetes, but they have some side effects, and as a result of this, people are att...
The Indian system of medicine – Ayurveda says “When diet is wrong, medicine is of no use. When diet is correct, medicine is of no use”. In this context, mushroom constitutes one of the major resources for nutraceuticals. Biomolecules of mushrooms have attracted the attention of researchers around the globe due to their proven healthy attributes. Th...
The aim of the current investigation was to evaluate the effect of Pleurotus florida aqueous extract (PFAE) on the hematology and skin mucus bactericidal activity of carp fishes. The blood parameters works as an indicator of fish health status, these parametersoften used to measure the stress indicators in fishes. Skin mucosal lymphoid tissues are...
The antidiabetic properties of P. fossulatus and P. opuntiea were unexplored before this study. These oyster mushrooms were cultivated in laboratory condition and their growth time was observed. The P. fossulatus has grown in approximately 20 days after spawn inoculation and P. opuntiea has grown in about 15 days. After harvesting the fruiting bodi...
Diabetes and obesity are the most frequently found disease worldwide. Several factors are responsible for obesity, i.e., imbalance in energy expenditure, environmental factors, feeding habit, lifestyle, etc., which can also be responsible for type 2 diabetes mellitus. There are several synthetic drugs available to combat these diseases which have s...
Diabetes mellitus is one of the serious problem now a days. It is a chronic metabolic disease, caused by autoimmune devastation of insulin producing β-cell of the pancreas. More than 190 million people are affected worldwide by this disorder and the numbers of affected people are predictable to rise about 380 million by the year 2030. Though variou...
Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a cancer which occurs in liver and severity of this cancer makes it the sixth most prevalent cancer and second leading cause of death among all cancers. The load of hepatitis-B virus (HBV) in serum is one of the important risk factors for the HCC. Several other factors also contribute to the HBV associated malignan...
Vaccines exhibit great potential to fight against infectious disease. Injected vaccines only pass mucous membranes due to which it generates a poor stimulation in mucosal immune responses. Edible vaccines make contact with the lining of digestive tract by which it activates the mucosal as well as systemic immunity. These properties of edible vaccin...
I have to perform the alpha-glucosidase assay and for this, I couldn't know which type of glutathione is used. Most of the protocols have mentioned only the use of glutathione but they have not described whether that is reduced glutathione or oxidized glutathione. Kindly help me to select the right one.
I was trying to check the liver function in diabetic rats but I got confused in the normal AST range. Please help me to figure out this problem.
I have to perform alpha-amylase inhibition assay for which I extracted my plant sample with ethyl alcohol. Now I want to dissolve this extract in water because other sample is already dissolve in water.
I have to check alph-amylase inhibitory test of a compound for which many people have used acarbose as a positive control. But now, may be acarbose is not selling by the companies. So I have to use any other sugar as a positive control. Can anybody tell me what should I use?
I have to do a reaction in 0.02 M sodium phosphate at pH 6.9 buffer, but will be happen if I change the 0.02 M to 0.1 M but pH is same? Please answer this question.