Aims & Scope

Content Supplement 1, April, 2012 ,S1-S463

Original research articles


High performance thin layer chromatography profile studies on the alkaloids of Albizia lebbeck

Isolation and bioactivity evaluation of two metabolites from the methanolic extract of Oroxylum indicum stem bark

A HPTLC method for the identification of ferulic acid from Lycopodium clavatum

Evaluation of immunomodulatory activity of Glycyrhiza glabra L roots in combination with zinc

Studies on intra-specific variation in a multipotent medicinal plant Ocimum sanctum Linn. using isozymes

Isoperoxidase analysis on Thelypteris ciliata (Wall. ex Benth.) Holttum (Thelypteridaceae)

Preliminary phytochemical studies on some selected seaweeds from Gulf of Mannar, India

Chemical diversity analysis on some selected medicinally important pteridophytes of Western Ghats, India

Inter-specific variation studies on the phyto-constituents of Christella and Adiantum using phytochemical methods

GC-MS analysis of bioactive constituents of Peristrophe bicalyculata (Retz.) Nees. (Acanthaceae)

Chromatography separation, 1H NMR analysis and bioautography screening of methanol extract of Excoecaria agallocha L. from Bhitarkanika, Orissa, India

Chromatographic finger print analysis of Rumex vesicarius L. by HPTLC technique

Bioactive constituents of oak leaf fern-Tectaria zeylanica (Houtt.) Sledge from southern Western Ghats

Submerged fermentation of wheat bran by Aspergillus flavus for production and characterization of carboxy methyl cellulase

Analysis of mineral and heavy metals in some medicinal plants collected from local market

Preliminary phytochemical studies on the methanolic flower extracts of some selected medicinal plants from India


Pharmacology and pharmacy

antioxidant activity


Curative effect of Amorphophallus campanulatus (Roxb.) Blume. tuber methanolic extract against thioacetamide induced oxidative stress in experimental rats

Antioxidant properties of seaweed polyphenol from Turbinaria ornata (Turner) J. Agardh, 1848

Antioxidant properties of ten high yielding rice varieties of Bangladesh

Effect of hydroalcoholic extract of Vitex negundo Linn. leaves on learning and memory in normal and cognitive deficit mice

Chemical composition analysis and antioxidant activity evaluation of essential oil from Orthosiphon thymiflorus (Roth) Sleesen

Evaluation of antioxidant activity of Ammania baccifera (L.) whole plant extract in rats

Amelioration of oxidative stress induced by oxidative mutagens and COX-2 inhibitory activity
of umbelliferone isolated from Glycyrrhiza glabra

Evaluation of in vitro antioxidant activity in the traditional medicinal shrub of western districts of
Tamilnadu, India, Acalypha fruticosa Forssk. (Euphorbiaceae)


Antimicrobial activity


Antibacterial efficacy of Drynaria quercifolia (L.) J. Smith (Polypodiaceae) against clinically isolated urinary tract pathogens

In vitro antimicrobial activity of Caesalpinia sappan L.

Screening of selected marine algae from the coastal Tamil Nadu, South India for antibacterial activity

Anti-bacterial studies on Peristrophe bicalyculata (Retz.) Nees

Anti-bacterial and phytochemical studies on methanolic extracts of Begonia floccifera Bedd. flower

In vitro antibacterial activity and phytochemical analysis of Catharanthus roseus (Linn.) G. Don. S155

Phytochemical and antibacterial studies of leaves of Tridax procumbens L.


Antidiabetic activity


In vitro α-glucosidase and α-amylase enzyme inhibitory effects in aqueous extracts of Abelmoscus esculentus (L.) Moench

Aldose reductase inhibitory principles from the whole plant of Hybanthus enneaspermus (Linn) F. Muell

Antidiabetic activity and chemical characterization of aqueous/ethanol prop roots extracts of
Pandanus fascicularis Lam in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats

Antidiarrhoeal activity of Rotula aquatica in rats


Anti-inflammatory activity


Evaluation of in vitro anti-inflammatory activity of coffee against the denaturation of protein

Analgesic, anti-inflammatory and anti-arthritic activity of Cassia uniflora Mill.

Anti-inflammatory activity of root, leaves and stem of Dipteracanthus patulus (Jacq.) Nees (Acanthaceae)


Other activities


Antiallergic and analgesic activity of Momordica dioica Roxb. Willd fruit seed

Antiimplantation activity of petroleum ether extract of leaves of Cayratia trifolia Linn. on female Albino rat

Acute and subacute toxicity studies of Lygodium flexuosum extracts in rats


Macrosolen cochinchinensis (Lour.): Anti-nociceptive and antioxidant activity

Adaptogenic activity of Trigonella foenum graecum (Linn) seeds in rodents exposed to anoxia and immobilization stress

Cardioprotective effect of aqueous, ethanol and aqueous ethanol extract of Aerva lanata (Linn.)
against doxorubicin induced cardiomyopathy in rats

Effect of Moringa oleifera Lam. on normal and dexamethasone suppressed wound healing

Exploration of anti-nociceptive and locomotor effects of Trichosanthes dioica root extracts in Swiss albino mice

Antinociceptive activity of Delonix elata leaf extract

Ameliorative effects of Spinacia oleracea L. seeds on carbon tetrachloride (CCl4) - induced hepatotoxicity: In vitro and in vivo studies

Hepatoprotective activity of Amorphophallus paeoniifolius tubers against paracetamol-induced liver damage in rats

Free radical scavenging activity of Castanopsis indica in mediating hepatoprotective activity of carbon tetrachloride intoxicated rats

In vitro antiplasmodial activity of chosen terrestrial medicinal plants against Plasmodium falciparum

Laboratory evaluation of six crude plant extracts as repellents against larval Leptotrombidium deliense (Acari: Trombiculidae)

In vitro repellent and larvicidal efficacy of Swietenia mahagoni against the larval forms of Culex quinquefasciatus Say

Aldose reductase inhibitory activity of alcoholic extract of Pedalium murex Linn fruit




Pharmacognostic investigations on the leaves of Heterophragma quadriloculare K. Schum.

Development of standardization parameters of Costus speciosus rhizomes with special reference to its pharmacognostical and HPTLC studies

Histological and physiochemical standardization of Melia azedarach. Linn bark

Pharmacognostical and physico-chemical standardization of Syzygium cumini and Azadirachta indica seed

Preclinical studies of a novel polyherbal phyto-complex hair growth promoting cream

Pharmacognostic and physicochemical analysis on the leaves of Brunfelsia americana L.




Formulation of Diclofenac tablets for rapid pain relief

Development and validation of a HPLC method for the simultaneous estimation of amlodipin and
telmisartan in pharmaceutical dosage form


Marine Biomedicine


Antifouling potentials of extracts from seaweeds, seagrasses and mangroves against primary biofilm forming bacteria

Isolation of pigments from sea-anemones, Heteractis magnifica (Quoy and Gaimard, 1833) and
Stichodactyla haddoni (Kent, 1893) and their effects against aquatic and human bacterial pathogens


 Nuclear magnetic resonance analysis for antimicrobial compounds from the red seaweed Gracilaria corticata

Extraction, characterization and in vitro antioxidative potential of chitosan and sulfated chitosan
from Cuttlebone of Sepia aculeata Orbigny, 1848


Evaluation of antioxidant properties of marine microalga Chlorella marina (Butcher, 1952)

In vitro antioxidant activities of jelly fish Chrysaora quinquecirrha venom from southeast coast of India

Antiviral, antioxidant and toxicological evaluation of mangrove plant from South East coast of India

Heavy metal monitoring using Nerita crepidularia-mangrove mollusc from the Vellar estuary, Southeast coast of India

Nutritional quality of processed head and bone flours of Tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus, Peters 1852) from Parangipettai estuary, South East Coast of India

Length-weight relationship and morphometrics of the sailfish, Istiophorus platypterus (Shaw & Nodder) from Parangipettai, Southeast coast of India




In silico sequence and structure analysis for mycobacteriophages

Pathogenicity of avian influenza virus H5N1 2007 isolates from Pakistan

Functional assignment of the 64 mycobacteriophages into gene families

Identification and determination of antioxidant constituents of bioluminescent mushroom


Purification and characterization of protease enzyme from actinomycetes and its cytotoxic effect on cancer cell line (A549)

Fungal profile of clinical specimens from a tertiary care hospital

Production of bacteriocin and their application in food products

A protease from the medicinal mushroom Pleurotus sajor-caju; production, purification and partial characterization


Diversity, host specificity, speciation and ecological equivalence in some dactylogyrid monogenoideans of freshwater fish

Age associated changes in antioxidant and antioxidative enzymes in human neutrophil of different aged people

Traditional uses of medicinal plants among the rural people in Sivagangai district of Tamil Nadu, Southern India

In vitro studies of biocontrol agents and fungicides tolerance against grey blight disease in tea

Genetic resources, current ecological status and altitude wise distribution of medicinal plants diversity of Darjeeling Himalaya of West Bengal, India


A concise report on pharmacological and bioanalytical aspect of sinigrin

Pharmacological and bioanalytical aspects of galangin-a concise report


Nutritional constituents and medicinal values of Momordica cymbalaria (Athalakkai) - A review


Case report

Antigolgi antibodies in a case of autoimmune haemolytic anemia: a case report

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