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Title of Thesis

Phytochemical screening and pharmacological evaluation of Sonchus asper (L) Hill and Launaea procumbens (Roxb) Amin

Author(s)

Rahmat Ali Khan

Institute/University/Department Details
Department of Biochemistry / Qauid-i-Azam University, Islamabad
Session
2010
Subject
Biochemistry
Number of Pages
429
Keywords (Extracted from title, table of contents and abstract of thesis)
Tetrachloride, Launaea, Phytochemical , Plants, Asper, Dysfunction, Amin, Traditionally, Sonchus, Hill, Human, Oxidative, Pharmacological, Procumbens, Evaluation, Screening

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INTRODUCTION

1.1 Phototherapy
1.2 Bioassays
1.3 Oxidative stress
1.4 Medicinal plants
1.5 Importance of phytochemical in oxidative stress
1.6 Aims and Objectives

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3 2 REVIEW OF LITERATURE

2.1 Control of microbes and medicinal plants
2.2 Cytotoxic characterization of medicinal plants
2.3 Chromatographic screening of flavonoids and their role in oxidative stress
2.4 Carbon tetrachloride and oxidative stress
2.5 Potassium bromate (KBrO3) and cancer
2.6 Oxidative stress and DNA damages
2.7 Telomerase activity and cancer
2.8 Association of nucleolar organizer region and cancer

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4 3 MATERIALS AND METHODS

3.1 Biochemical analysis of plants
3.2 Quantitative determination of the chemical constituents
3.3 In vitro evaluation of fractions
3.4 In vivo evaluation of fractions

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5 4 RESULTS

4.1 Biochemical analysis
4.2 In vitro evaluation of fractions
4.3 In vivo investigations of fractions

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6 5 DISCUSSION

5.1 Phytochemical screening
5.2 Elemental and nutritional analysis of medicinal plants
5.3 Chromatographic evaluation of flavonoids 332
5.4 Antibacterial, antifungal, cytotoxicity and antitumor potency of extracts
5.5 Scavenging of free radicals
5.6 Affect of CCl4 and KBrO3 on body weight and organ weight of rat
5.7 Serum marker enzymes and oxidative stress
5.8 Renal function tests
5.9 Antioxidant enzymes and oxidative stress
5.10 Serum level of hormones
5.11 Oxidative stress and DNA damages
5.12 Histopathological changes and chemical toxicity
5.13 Telomerase activity
5.14 AgNORs count and chemical toxicity

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