YOGESH CHANDRA TRIPATHI

YOGESH CHANDRA TRIPATHI
Forest Research Institute Dehradun | FRI · Chemistry and Bioprospecting Division

Ph.D. (Chemistry-Medicinal Chemistry)
Bioprospecting of forest flora through phytochemical and phyto-pharmacological research interventions.

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Introduction
Have >34 yrs Res. experience in Plant Sc. with speciality in Phytochemistry. Attained PhD in Chem-Medicinal Chem from BHU, Varanasi, India. Has a strong background in phytochemical study of MAPs & Food plants. Handled projects on basic & applied aspects of phytochemistry, bioprospecting & FRCM with emphasis on high productivity, improved quality & cost-effectiveness. Guided 8 PhD & 21 PG Dissertations; Bagged 30 Best Paper Awards. Editorial Board Member/Referee of 18 Journals and Life Member of 21 Scientific Bodies; Google Scholar Citations: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=DBYY9d8AAAAJ&hl=en; Linkedin: in.linkedin.com/pub/dr-yogesh-chandra-tripathi/12/661/746; AcademiaEdu: https://fri.academia.edu/YCTripathi
Additional affiliations
January 2013 - July 2021
Forest Research Institute (ICFRE)
Position
  • Senior Researcher
Description
  • Executing in all 5 projects on chemobiological studies of wild edible & medicinal plants, natural dyes, plant bioactives, aroma chemicals, etc. looking after administrative, teaching, extension and guidance to junior scientists, Ph.D. scholars & trainees.
March 2010 - December 2012
Forest Research Institute (ICFRE)
Position
  • Scientist 'E' & Head
Description
  • Implemented 5 projects on chemobiological evaluation of wild edible & medicinal plants, natural dyes, plant bioactives, aroma chemicals, etc; looked after administrative, teaching, extension and guidance to junior scientists, Ph.D. scholars & trainees.
February 2008 - February 2010
Advanced Research Centre for Bamboo and Rattan (ICFRE)
Position
  • Scientist 'E' & Head
Description
  • Looked after administrative responsibilities as Head of the Centre. Expedited field survey, collection & conservation of superior germplasm of Bamboo & Rattans. Established gene bank, clonal evaluation trails & bamboo based agroforestry demo plantations.
Education
January 1991 - November 1992
Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India
Field of study
  • Natural Product Chemistry
January 1989 - December 1990
Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India
Field of study
  • Natural Product Chemistry
February 1985 - August 1988
Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India
Field of study
  • Medicinal Chemistry

Publications

Publications (371)
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From the seeds of Fumaria indica, a previously undescribed seco-phthalideisoquinoline alkaloid, narceirnicine, has been isolated and characterized by UV, IR, NMR and MS spectroscopic analyses.
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Rugosanine-A has been isolated from the stem bark of Zizyphus rugosa. The structure was deduced by spectroscopic methods and chemical degradation.
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Isolation and characterization of a new triterpenoid saponin, rugoside-A reported from the bark of Zizyphus rugosa
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Natural dye extracted from aerial parts of Barleria prionitis and different kinds of textile fabrics dyed with the natural dye were investigated for their antifungal activity. Antifungal activity of natural dye and dyed fabrics were assessed against standard strains of five fungi namely Aspergillus flavus, A. niger, A. parasiticus, Fusarium monilif...
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The isolation of cyclopeptide alkaloids, nummularine-P, sativanine-H and rugosanine-B, a new 13-membered cyclopeptide alkaloid from the bark of Zizyphus rugosa is reported. The structure of the new alkaloid was elucidated by spectroscopic methods as well as by chemical degradation.
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Dyes derived from plants have emerged as an important substitute to synthetic dyes. However, the total share of natural dyes in textile sectors is very minimal due to certain technical and sustainability issues involved in their production and use. Inconsistent supply of raw material is one among them that is hampering the desired pace of their pro...
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The intrinsic potential of biodiversity as a key resource for developing novel value-added products of commercial importance has been increasingly realized in recent years. During the past few decades, there has been an upsurge in chemoprospecting of phytoresources across the world for the discovery of medicines, nutraceuticals, food and feed, fibr...
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The presentation deals with nutritional values as well as health-protective and diseases-preventive importance of some edible fruits and rhizomes of some wild plant species and their worth for value-added utilization.
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The Variety Releasing Committee (VRC), Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC), Government of India has approved the release of altogether 6 (Six) Cultivars of Neem (Azadirachta indica A. Juss) with superior growth characteristics, early flowering, and higher fatty oil and Azadirachtin contents. 1. FRI-IFFCO-1 (Test ID-FRI-IFF...
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The study investigated the physicochemical characteristics, qualitative and quantitative phytochemical composition, and in-vitro antioxidant activity of the officinal parts i.e. Rhizomes/tubers of Habenaria edgeworthii and its substitute Dactylorhiza hatagirea and Sida acuta and H. intermedia and its substitutes i.e. roots/tubers of and Dioscorea b...
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Skimmia laureola (Family: Rutaceae), commonly known as Kedarpati is an evergreen shrub native to the Himalayan regions. Different parts of the plant have traditionally been used as a remedy for numerous diseases including stomach ache, dysentery, nausea, smallpox, body pain, flu, and diabetes. S. laureola has been investigated for its chemical comp...
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Background: Wild fruits have been a source of nutrition and medicine for local people around the world. Such fruits often contain a higher amount of nutrients and bioactive compounds than many cultivated counterparts. Objective: The study was to determine the best conditions for optimal extraction of phenolic compounds from fruits of Myrica esculen...
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The project was aimed at exploring new plant sources of natural dye for safe and ecofriendly textile finishing. Renewable parts i.e. leaves and aerial biomass of selected plant species namely Acacia modesta, Alternanthera philoxeroides (aerial parts), Ardisia solanacea, Cassia fistula, Cassia occidentalis, Erythrina suberosa, Lannea coromandelica,...
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Increased environmental consciousness coupled with detrimental impacts of synthetic dyes and consumers’ concern over hygiene, cleanliness and protection, the demand for functional textiles has increased in recent years. Antimicrobial finishing imparts protective properties to textiles besides attractive shades. The study was aimed to determine the...
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The project was aimed to explore the nutritional status of five wild edible fruits of Garhwal Himalaya by profiling their nutritional and phytochemical characteristic as well as their multifunctional antioxidant activity. Fruits of selected wild plant species namely Rhus parviflora, Rubus ellipticus, R. niveus, Ficus palmata, and Coriaria nepalensi...
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Dhoopbatti market is reported to be expanding in terms of the new product range as well as new variants with medicinal and environment cleansing effects. In view of this fact, the Chemistry and Bioprospecting Division, Forest Research Institute, Dehradun, India has developed a range of Dhoop formulations under the generic name “Dhoopwell” including...
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Pulp and paper mills generate huge amount of wastewater depending on the type of processes used in the plant whose unsafe disposal can be very hazardous to environment and human health. Such wastewater need be treated properly prior to release into environment. In view of the fact there has been substantial research and development worldwide concer...
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Pulp and paper mills generate huge amount of wastewater depending on the type of processes used in the plant whose unsafe disposal can be very hazardous to environment and human health. Such wastewater need be treated properly prior to release into environment. In view of the fact there has been substantial research and development worldwide concer...
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The novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) was widely regarded due to an unpredictable, imminent pandemic posing a significant threat to humanity. This new virus has high infectivity, mortality, and variable latency. The recurrent modification in the virus' genetic (antigenic) structures poses a challenge in successful vaccine development. While...
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Certificate of Reviewing in recognition of the review contributed to the Journal of Molecular Structure (Elsevier) for the year 2020.
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Certificate of Reviewing awarded in recognition of the review contributed to the Journal of Molecular Structure (Elsevier) for the year 2020
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My Interview with Educlasses.co.in - Plants are important in maintaining a healthy environment by controlling erosion and reducing air and water pollution. - Dr. Yogesh Chandra Tripathi http://educlasses.co.in/dr-yogesh-chandra-tripathi.html
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Participated in the Virtual Learning Series on 8-9 September, 2020 and Live Video Forums on 15, 23 & 29 September, 2020 of PHARMA 4.0 -Transforming Pharmaceutical Manufacturing organized by Separation Science sponsored by ThermoFisher Scientific.
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Certificate of Excellence in Reviewing awarded in recognition of an outstanding contribution to the quality of the Journal, Asian Journal of Immunology
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Certificate in recognition of mentorship in the Publons Academy for mentoring scholars to develop their peer review skills.
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The study was aimed to explore the possibilities for the utilization of water extract of fruits of Curry leaf tree as a source of natural dye for textile finishing. Fruit pulp of curry tree was at first hydrodistilled using Clevenger type apparatus to isolate essential oil. The left over water extract was used as dye for dyeing silk and wool fabric...
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Discharge of large amount of wastewater as effluent from pulp and paper industries in the surrounding streams result in serious health and environmental problems. These large quantities of effluents need to be characterized for evolving proper treatment strategy prior to their disposal. Physicochemical characteristics of effluents from an agro-base...
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Certificate of Excellence in Reviewing awarded by Asian Food and Science Journal for the year 2020.
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Despite the high water content, the fleshy pulp of Sisal leaves is firm and the leaves are rigid. Fibre is conventionally extracted from leaves either by retting or mechanical method. Water retting process involving microbial decomposition is time consuming, water intensive, unhygienic and eco-unfriendly. Mechanical extraction with the help of a ma...
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Dr. Y.C. Tripathi attended the Virtual Sessions of the 2nd International Conference on Pharmaceutical Sciences organized by Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Kufa on June 17-18, 2020.
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The pulp and paper industries discharge of a large amount of effluent as wastewater in the surrounding streams thereby causing serious health and environmental problems. These large quantities of effluents need to be characterized for evolving proper treatment strategy prior to their disposal. Physicochemical characteristics of effluents from agro-...
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Susceptibility of seeds to fungal invasion, proliferation and elaboration of mycotoxins is one of the major factors for the low quality and productivity. The present study was undertaken to investigate the impact of fungal infestation on biochemical content of seeds of two important oil-yielding species namely S. oleoides and S. persica as well as...
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A study has been conducted during 2003 -2007 for Medico floristic evaluation and compilation of indigenous knowledge of the people of the River Island Majuli. The people of Majuli are very poor and are not acquaintance with recent scientific developments. The area is also inhabited by a number of communities namely, Deori, Mising, Koch, Kachari, Br...
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In a quest to develop natural dye from renewable biomass, leaves of Mimosa himalayana commonly known as Himalayan Mimosa or Shiahkanta has been scientifically investigated for production of commercially feasible textile dye. An easy to use protocol for best possible production of natural dye from the plant biomass through optimizing the conditions...
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Inhibition of α-amylase and α-glucosidase, the key carbohydrates hydrolyzing enzymes is one of the effectual therapeutic approaches to reduce postprandial increase in blood glucose Responsible for T2DM. Conventional drugs used as the enzymes inhibitors cause gastrointestinal side effects such as bloating, abdominal discomfort, diarrhoea, and flatul...
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Membership Card YOGESH CHANDRA TRIPATHI is Academician of the department «Biochemistry» (32) and head of lab of «Phytochemistry» (32.03) of International Mariinskaya Academy named after M.D. Shapovalenko.
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Paper manufacturing, a necessary part of the contemporary industrial world across the globe presents a source of highly concentrated chemicals being added directly to the surrounding environments. Huge amounts of chemicals are used in the process of converting raw materials like wood, straw, grasses, bamboos, canes, and reeds into pulp and paper. T...
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The biodiversity-rich north-western Himalayan region in general and the state of Uttarakhand in particular includes many wild edible plants which have been ignored for a long time and hence the need to explore these potentially nutrition-rich wild edibles has been realized. In view of the fact, some wild fruits of Uttarakhand state namely, Rhus par...
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The work presented was focussed on identification of superior chemotypes of Azadirachta india A. Juss (Neem) having high fatty oil and Azadirachtin (Aza) content. In fact, plant secondary metabolites comprising extremely diverse groups of compounds with applications in various domains viz., pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, flavours, fragrances, colo...
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The present study was aimed to investigate the phytochemical composition and in-vitro substantiation of the α-amylase and α-glucosidase enzymes inhibitory activity of Ficus palmata fruits. The fruits were extracted with methanol: water (4:1 v/v) and the extract obtained were further fractionated using n-butanol, ethylacetate, methanol and water. Al...
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The present study was aimed to investigate the phytochemical composition and in-vitro substantiation of α-amylase and α-glucosidase enzymes inhibitory activity of the fruits of Ficus auriculata Lour. The fruits were first extracted with methanol:water (4:1) and the extract obtained was fractionated using n-butanol (BuOH), ethylacetate (EtOAc), meth...
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Eupatorium adenophorum Spreng belonging to the family Asteraceae have traditionally been used as folklore medicine across the world. In traditional system of medicine, it is regarded as anti- inflammatory, antimicrobial, antiseptic, analgesic, antipyretic, blood and coagulant. The present review summarizes the updated information concerning the eth...
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Yogesh Chandra Tripathi is member of the editorial council of the Publishing House of International Mariinskaya Academy n.a. M.D. Shapovalenko and member of the editorial board of the scientific journal "Mariinskaya Academy".
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Certificate of Reviewing in recognition of the review contributed to the Journal, Science of the Total Environment (Elsevier) for the year 2019.
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Reviewer Certificate awarded to Dr Y.C. Tripathi for serving as a Reviewer of Journal of Food Processing and Preservation (Wiley) and reviewing manuscripts in the year 2018
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The chemical composition of essential oil from leaves of Eupatorium adenophorum was determined by GC-MS. Altogether, 54 components including monoterpenoids, sesquiterpeniods, monoterpene esters representing 98.22% of the oil were indentified. The major constituents identified include germacrene D (14.32%), -phellandrene (12.25%), bornyl acetate (8...
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The presentation discusses about the scope, opportunities and prospects of Phyto-bioprospecting.
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The study was aimed to evaluate the total phenolic content (TPC), total flavonoid content (TFC) and antioxidant activity of different extracts of Eupatorium adenophorum leaves to find out the most advantageous solvent for extraction of antioxidants. The percentage yield of petroleum ether, chloroform, ethyl acetate, acetone, methanol and hydro-meth...
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DEAR COLLEAGUE, LET’S TOGETHER DEVELOP FURTHER DISCUSSION OF HONEY AS ZOOM CONFERENCE In view of the growing interest to the treatment properties of HONEY AND BEE PRODUCTS (propolis, bee bread, pollen, royal jelly etc.), with especial focus on antiviral properties, as well as enormous success of our fruitful discussion at Research Gate https://bit...
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Plants are vital for the wellbeing of humankind in a variety of ways. Some plant extracts contain antimicrobial properties that can treat different pathogens. Most of the world's population relies on medicinal plants and natural products for their primary health care needs. Therefore, there is a growing interest in natural products, medicinal plant...
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Andrographis paniculata (Burm. f.) Wall. ex Nees. commonly known as Kalmegh is used both in Ayurvedic and Unani system of medicines for a number of ailments related to digestion, liver (hepatic), fever, malaria and sore throat. It has an imperative place in the Indian Pharmacopoeia and is being prominently used in at least 26 Ayurvedic formulations...
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Lecture delivered on "Bamboo Shoot Production, Processing and Preservation" as a part of Certificate Course on Propagation and Management of Bamboo under GREEN SKILL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME of Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC), Government of India.
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The industrial sector is a contributor to environmental pollution. Industrial discharges produce high levels of pollutants that can subsequently contaminate the soil, sediments, surface and ground water systems. Effluents from industries contain appreciable amount of metallic pollutants like zinc, copper, iron, manganese, lead and cadmium; release...
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The paper discusses about the optimal extraction of natural colourant from the leaves of Cassia occidentalis, creation of a range of delightful shades on different types of textile fabrics and assessment of colour-fastness as well as strength and stability of colours on dyed fabrics. With growing environmental consciousness, natural colorants have...
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The present paper deals with evaluation of physicochemical characteristics, nutritional profile and phytochemical screening of wild edible fruits of Rhus parviflora Roxb. In fact, wild edible fruits have attracted global attention owing to their vast potential as food supplement. Increased population as well as climatic change is exerting pressure...
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The species Angelica glauca is found wild in North-Western and eastern Himalayan region from Kashmir to Uttarakhand at an altitude ranging between 1500-3700 m above mean sea level and reported against various disease conditions. The present study was conducted to investigate the essential oil composition of A. glauca roots from Kumaun Himalaya of U...
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Although, use of natural dyes for textile colouration is presently confined only to small scale exporters dealing with high valued textiles, there remains possibility of use of natural dyes by the organized sector of the textile industry also in the near future. In order to retain and increase the share of natural dyes in domestic as well as intern...
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The paper deals investigation of Cassia fistula (Fabaceae) commonly known as Golden Shower Tree as a potential source of natural dye. Natural dyes were extracted from C. fistula leaves under optimized conditions. Different kinds of fabrics including silk, wool and cotton were dyed with the dye post-mordantly and a range of striking shades of yellow...
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The increasing demand for safe and effective herbal healthcare products is being fuelled by growing consumer interest in herbal medicines. This has necessitated bioprospecting of traditional medicinal plants for exploring safe and effective remedies to treat human ailments. Bioprospecting of plants for therapeutic products involves the use of a wid...
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The diversity of forest foods represents a nutrition resource that is underutilized yet capable of contributing to addressing the challenge of malnutrition by providing dietary energy, macro- and micronutrients and other beneficial bioactive constituents. While much of the contemporary researches concede the importance of agriculture for nutrition,...
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Pongamia seeds are commercially valuable due to their high oil content ranging from 25-42 per cent and could be viable source for widening bio-fuel industry. Apart from being a potential biodiesel tree, it has multidimensional usage; leaves are used as cattle fodder, deoiled cake as animal feed, wood as fuel wood and oil as alternate fuel. Therefor...
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Paper industries have been a major source of accumulated toxic chemicals in water bodies and air pollutants. The enormous amount of effluent severely degrades the water quality of receiving wetland thereby threatening the diversity and abundance of aquatic biota, diversity of plankton population, the very basis of food chain including some endanger...
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Eupatorium adenophorum Spreng belonging to the family Asteraceae have traditionally been used as folklore medicine in different parts of the world. In traditional system of medicine, it is regarded as anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antiseptic, analgesic, antipyretic, blood and coagulant. The present review summarizes the updated information conc...
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The chemical composition and the in vitro antifungal and antioxidant activity of essential oil of Murraya koenigii (L.) Spreng leaves have been studied. The yield of M. koenigii leaf essential oil (MKLEO) recorded as 0.52% which is higher than those reported earlier. Altogether 43 compounds were identified by GC-MS analysis representing 99.79% of t...
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The present study deals with the phytochemical screening and in-vitro antifungal assay of different extracts of Murraya koenigii leaves. Phytochemical screening revealed the presence of diverse group of phytochemicals in different extracts of the plant. Methanol extract recorded the presence of maximum number of chemical constituents including alka...
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The Himalayan region is acclaimed not only for aesthetic environment but also for its copiousness and uniqueness of floral diversity. The mountainous state of Uttarakhand is well endowed with forest and valuable water resources. Most of the people of this state are dependent on their natural environment, with over three-fourth of the total populati...
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The interaction between agricultural performance and weather has been an important area of concern since the last few decades and has gained momentum in recent years due to the awareness of the adverse effects of climate change on agriculture and livelihood. In the impending decades, climate change will have a profound impact on human and eco-syste...
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Terminalia sericea is an eminent medicinal plant endemic to Africa distributed across the Northern, Northwest, and Southern parts of the continent. As a multipurpose species, uses of T. sericea range from land improvements to medicine. The plant has been ascribed for its varied medicinal applications and holds a rich history in African traditional...
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Flacourtia jangomas (Lour.) Raeusch., a small tree of Willow family distributed throughout tropical regions of East Africa and Asia is well-known for its culinary and medicinal uses. The plant has received increasing interest due to its limonoid constituents. Phytochemical studies have led to the isolation and characterization of an array of bioact...
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Prunus cerasoides D. Don (Rosaceae) is a medium sized deciduous tree found mainly in the temperate regions of the Northern hemisphere. Its distribution range is restricted to sub-montane and montane Himalaya extending from Himachal Pradesh in Northcentral India to Sikkim, Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar, West China and Thailand. It is abundantly distributed...
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Traditional knowledge related to herbal remedies has been the basis of healthcare for local and ethnic communities for long and still playing a key role in development of new drug leads in modern therapeutic system as well. The modern era of drug research shifted its attention towards these folk plant-based remedies considering the ailing impacts o...
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Nature has been the first source of medication, which have led to the foundation of world's many traditional therapeutic systems. During the past decade, traditional systems of medicine have drawn global attention. According to the current estimates, a large proportion of the population in developing world relies heavily on plants to meet primary h...
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The present-day food is hardly providing essential nutrients, which is becoming a major causative factor for degenerating health and the emergence of several diseases. Modern agro-techniques although benefitted towards higher productivity, do not cater to the required nutrition need. The higher prevalence of macro and micronutrient malnutrition cou...
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Growing awareness and interest towards traditional heath care system coupled with phenomenal increase in demand and trade of medicinal plant has caused severe threat to the very existence of medicinal plants, which can be gauged from the fact that a number of important medicinal plants are becoming threatened or extinct and an increasing number of...
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The project was initiated with the aim to screen selected wild edible plants named Callicarpa macrophylla, Prunus armeniaca, Hippophae rhamnoides, Pueraria tuberosaand and Myrica esculenta for their luteolin content and nutritional bioactive compounds, and to evaluate health-promoting antioxidant activity using in vitro assays, and to develop the r...
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The project was initiated with the aim to evolve an ecofriendly method for optimal extraction of good quality fibre and to find out an improved and efficient procedure for isolation and quantification of pharmacologically important sapogenin from A. sisalana. The work has led to significant outcome that may be beneficial for various user groups. Tr...