Effect of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants on Growth, Digestibility and Carcass in New Zealand White Rabbits
Conclusion:</b> Data of the present study cleared that rosemary, thyme, black cumin and fenugreek had an appositive effect on the performance of growing New Zealand rabbits and higher economic efficiency.PMID:35638521 | DOI:10.3923/pjbs.2022.282.288 (Source: Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences: PJBS)
Source: Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences: PJBS - May 31, 2022 Category: Biomedical Science Authors: Abdelrahman Ragab Elwardany Hesham Mohamed Abd El-Gawad El-Banna Mohamed Reda Mohamed Ibrahim Adel Eid Mohamed Mahmoud Source Type: research

Phytochemical screening of ethanolic extracts of < em > Cuminum cyminum < /em > L. seeds along with the evaluation of antidiabetic properties by molecular docking approach
Nat Prod Res. 2022 May 24:1-6. doi: 10.1080/14786419.2022.2078973. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTIn this contribution, ethanolic extracts of Cuminum cyminum (C. cyminum) seeds were evaluated in terms of phytochemical content, total phenol and flavonoid contents. As far as the analytical techniques are concerned, UV-Vis, FTIR, HPLC, NMR (1H and 13C) and ESI-MS were performed. The binding capacity of five different antidiabetic enzymes was tested by in silico molecular docking studies. The HPLC, UV-Vis, FTIR, NMR and ESI-MS data highlighted the presence of seven biologically active molecules e.g. α-pinene, β-pinene, Δ3-ca...
Source: Natural Product Research - May 24, 2022 Category: Biochemistry Authors: G Lakshmanan R Selvam Ammar B Altemimi Alberto Baldelli A R Bharathi B Gopalakrishnan L Karthik D Saravanan M Kavitha Muthanna J Mohammed Francesco Cacciola G Jayalakshmi Anubhav Pratap-Singh Source Type: research

Phytochemical screening of ethanolic extracts of < em > Cuminum cyminum < /em > L. seeds along with the evaluation of antidiabetic properties by molecular docking approach
Nat Prod Res. 2022 May 24:1-6. doi: 10.1080/14786419.2022.2078973. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTIn this contribution, ethanolic extracts of Cuminum cyminum (C. cyminum) seeds were evaluated in terms of phytochemical content, total phenol and flavonoid contents. As far as the analytical techniques are concerned, UV-Vis, FTIR, HPLC, NMR (1H and 13C) and ESI-MS were performed. The binding capacity of five different antidiabetic enzymes was tested by in silico molecular docking studies. The HPLC, UV-Vis, FTIR, NMR and ESI-MS data highlighted the presence of seven biologically active molecules e.g. α-pinene, β-pinene, Δ3-ca...
Source: Natural Product Research - May 24, 2022 Category: Biochemistry Authors: G Lakshmanan R Selvam Ammar B Altemimi Alberto Baldelli A R Bharathi B Gopalakrishnan L Karthik D Saravanan M Kavitha Muthanna J Mohammed Francesco Cacciola G Jayalakshmi Anubhav Pratap-Singh Source Type: research

Phytochemical screening of ethanolic extracts of < em > Cuminum cyminum < /em > L. seeds along with the evaluation of antidiabetic properties by molecular docking approach
Nat Prod Res. 2022 May 24:1-6. doi: 10.1080/14786419.2022.2078973. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTIn this contribution, ethanolic extracts of Cuminum cyminum (C. cyminum) seeds were evaluated in terms of phytochemical content, total phenol and flavonoid contents. As far as the analytical techniques are concerned, UV-Vis, FTIR, HPLC, NMR (1H and 13C) and ESI-MS were performed. The binding capacity of five different antidiabetic enzymes was tested by in silico molecular docking studies. The HPLC, UV-Vis, FTIR, NMR and ESI-MS data highlighted the presence of seven biologically active molecules e.g. α-pinene, β-pinene, Δ3-ca...
Source: Natural Product Research - May 24, 2022 Category: Biochemistry Authors: G Lakshmanan R Selvam Ammar B Altemimi Alberto Baldelli A R Bharathi B Gopalakrishnan L Karthik D Saravanan M Kavitha Muthanna J Mohammed Francesco Cacciola G Jayalakshmi Anubhav Pratap-Singh Source Type: research

Molecules, Vol. 27, Pages 3184: Seeds as Potential Sources of Phenolic Compounds and Minerals for the Indian Population
ián-Henares Seeds are major sources of nutrients and bioactive compounds for human beings. In this work, the chemical composition and physicochemical properties of 155 Indian seeds (belonging to 49 families) are reported. Moisture and ash were measured with reference protocols from AOAC; total polyphenols and flavonoids were measured with spectrophotometric methods after extraction with organic solvents, and mineral elements were determined by X-ray fluorescence spectrophotometry. Total phenolic compounds, flavonoids and mineral contents (Al, Ba, Ca, Cl, Co, Cr, Cu, Fe, K, Mg, Mn, Mo, Na, P, Rb, S, Sr, Ti, V and Zn) w...
Source: Molecules - May 17, 2022 Category: Chemistry Authors: Pravin Kumar Sahu Ana Cervera-Mata Suryakant Chakradhari Khageshwar Singh Patel Erick K. Towett Jos é J. Quesada-Granados Pablo Mart ín-Ramos Jos é A. Rufián-Henares Tags: Article Source Type: research

Molecules, Vol. 27, Pages 3190: Statistical FT-IR Spectroscopy for the Characterization of 17 Vegetable Oils
č Vegetable oils have been utilized for centuries in the food, cosmetic, and pharmaceutical industries, and they contribute beneficially to overall human health, to active skincare, and to effective treatments. Monitoring of the vegetable oils is carried out by the methods described in the European Pharmacopeia, which is time-consuming, has poor repeatability, and involves the use of toxic organic chemicals and expensive laboratory equipment. Many successful studies using IR spectroscopy have been carried out for the detection of geographical origin and adulteration as well as quantification of oxidation parameters. T...
Source: Molecules - May 17, 2022 Category: Chemistry Authors: Meta Kokalj Ladan Nina Ko čevar Glavač Tags: Article Source Type: research

Inhibitory effect of standardized extract and fractions of Nigella sativa L. on nystatin susceptible and clinically nystatin resistant Candida albicans
CONCLUSION: Considering more inhibitory effects of PEF and CHF than TTE, can conclude that active components of the plant belong to non-polar compounds. PEF showed identical inhibitory effect on NRCA and NSCA that is valuable result for finding novel medicaments against NRCA infections.PMID:35549875 | DOI:10.2174/1570163819666220512164337 (Source: Current Drug Discovery Technologies)
Source: Current Drug Discovery Technologies - May 13, 2022 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Abolfazl Saravani Jahantiq Seyyed Amin Ayatollahi Mousavi Neda Mohamadi Fariba Sharififar Source Type: research

Inhibitory effect of standardized extract and fractions of Nigella sativa L. on nystatin susceptible and clinically nystatin resistant Candida albicans
CONCLUSION: Considering more inhibitory effects of PEF and CHF than TTE, can conclude that active components of the plant belong to non-polar compounds. PEF showed identical inhibitory effect on NRCA and NSCA that is valuable result for finding novel medicaments against NRCA infections.PMID:35549875 | DOI:10.2174/1570163819666220512164337 (Source: Current Drug Discovery Technologies)
Source: Current Drug Discovery Technologies - May 13, 2022 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Abolfazl Saravani Jahantiq Seyyed Amin Ayatollahi Mousavi Neda Mohamadi Fariba Sharififar Source Type: research

Inhibitory effect of standardized extract and fractions of Nigella sativa L. on nystatin susceptible and clinically nystatin resistant Candida albicans
CONCLUSION: Considering more inhibitory effects of PEF and CHF than TTE, can conclude that active components of the plant belong to non-polar compounds. PEF showed identical inhibitory effect on NRCA and NSCA that is valuable result for finding novel medicaments against NRCA infections.PMID:35549875 | DOI:10.2174/1570163819666220512164337 (Source: Current Drug Discovery Technologies)
Source: Current Drug Discovery Technologies - May 13, 2022 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Abolfazl Saravani Jahantiq Seyyed Amin Ayatollahi Mousavi Neda Mohamadi Fariba Sharififar Source Type: research

Severe allergic reaction to allspice, a hidden food allergen
A wide variety of spices are in culinary use for food flavoring, coloring, and preservation.1 Spice allergy is uncommon, and it is estimated that around 2% of food allergy reactions in adults are caused by spices.2 Spices have the potential for being hidden food allergens.3 The allergenic proteins in spices are not well characterized, and commercial skin test extracts are not available, limiting widespread clinical testing. For these reasons, spice allergy is likely underdiagnosed. Common spices that are reported to cause allergies include mustard, coriander or cilantro, fennel, saffron, parsley, and cumin. (Source: Annals...
Source: Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology - May 13, 2022 Category: Allergy & Immunology Authors: Prudhvi Regula, Deborah Edelman, Denisa Ferastraoaru, Manish Ramesh, Golda Hudes Tags: Letters Source Type: research

Severe Allergic Reaction to Allspice, a Hidden Food Allergen.
A wide variety of spices are in culinary use for food flavoring, coloring, and preservation.1 Spice allergy is uncommon, and it is estimated that around 2% of food allergy reactions in adults are caused by spices.2 Spices have the potential for being hidden food allergens.3 The allergenic proteins in spices are not well characterized, and commercial skin test extracts are not available, limiting widespread clinical testing. For these reasons, spice allergy is likely underdiagnosed. Common spices that are reported to cause allergies include mustard, coriander or cilantro, fennel, saffron, parsley, and cumin. (Source: Annals...
Source: Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology - May 13, 2022 Category: Allergy & Immunology Authors: Prudhvi Regula, Deborah Edelman, Denisa Ferastaoaru, Manish Ramesh, Golda Hudes Tags: Letters Source Type: research

Modulation of gene expression by thymoquinone conjugated Zinc Oxide nanoparticles arrested cell cycle, DNA damage and increased apoptosis in triple negative breast cancer cell line MDA-MB-231
Drug Dev Ind Pharm. 2022 May 5:1-19. doi: 10.1080/03639045.2022.2072513. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTNanomedicines include the area of science that combines the drugs or diagnostic molecules using nanotechnology approach to improve its ability to target specific cells or tissues. Zinc Oxide (ZnO) nanoparticles are known for its non-toxicity, biocompatibility and biosafety. Thymoquinone (TQ) is used in the present study from the seeds of Nigella sativa (Black cumin seed). ZnO nanoparticles and TQ-ZnO (TQ coated ZnO) nanoparticles were synthesized and its characterization were analyzed using spectrophotometeric analysis an...
Source: Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy - May 5, 2022 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Banupriya Sjs Kavithaa K Poornima A Haribalan P Sri Renukadevi B S Sumathi Source Type: research

Molecules, Vol. 27, Pages 2461: The Stability of Refined Rapeseed Oil Fortified by Cold-Pressed and Essential Black Cumin Oils under a Heating Treatment
ajcher Polar compounds and polymers are regarded as the most reliable indicators of oil degradation during heating, and it is desirable to find methods to reduce these undesirable changes. The aim of this study was (1) to determine the effect of enrichment with black cumin cold-pressed oil (CP) or essential oil obtained from black cumin cold-pressed oil in an equivalent amount (ES) on limiting the polar compounds and polymers content in blends based on refined rapeseed oil during high-temperature heating in a thin layer; (2) to determine tocochromanol losses and their effect on the change content of the polar compounds...
Source: Molecules - April 11, 2022 Category: Chemistry Authors: Monika Fedko Dominik Kmiecik Aleksander Siger Ma łgorzata Majcher Tags: Article Source Type: research

Protective effects of functional foods against Parkinson's disease: A narrative review on pharmacology, phytochemistry, and molecular mechanisms
Phytother Res. 2022 Mar 4. doi: 10.1002/ptr.7425. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTIn Persian Medicine (PM), PD (brain-based tremor) is a known CNS disorder with several therapeutic and preventive options. In their medical textbooks and pharmacopeias, Persian great scientists such as Rhazes (854-925 AD), Avicenna (980-1037 AD), and Jorjani (1042-1136 AD), have discussed pharmacological and nutritional strategies for the prevention, slowing progression, and treatment of PD. In the present study, we surveyed plant- and animal-based foods recommended by PM for the prevention and treatment of CNS-related tremors. In vivo and in-v...
Source: Cell Research - March 4, 2022 Category: Cytology Authors: Milad Iranshahy Behjat Javadi Amirhossein Sahebkar Source Type: research

Molecules, Vol. 27, Pages 652: The Effect of Salvia hispanica and Nigella sativa Seed on the Volatile Profile and Sensory Parameters Related to Volatile Compounds of Dry Fermented Sausage
enzo The aim of the study was to evaluate the effects of Salvia hispanica and Nigella sativa seed addition on the volatile compounds and sensory characteristics (with particular emphasis on odor and flavor) of traditionally produced dry fermented sausages with reduced nitrites. Five different sausage formulations were prepared: control sample; samples with 1% and 2% addition of chia seed; samples with 1% and 2% addition of black cumin seed. The sausages were subjected to analysis including proximate chemical composition, volatile compound determination, and sensory analysis. The sausages with chia seed in the amounts o...
Source: Molecules - January 19, 2022 Category: Chemistry Authors: Paula Borrajo Ma łgorzata Karwowska Jose M. Lorenzo Tags: Article Source Type: research