Effect of Hippophae Rhamnoides Leaf Extract against Dengue Virus Infection in U937 Cells
Monika Jain Agrawal, Sudipta Chanda, Malleswara Rao E and Lilly Ganju*
Defence Institute of Physiology and Allied Sciences, Lucknow Road, Timarpur, Delhi, India
- Corresponding Author:
- Lilly Ganju
Defence Institute of Physiology and Allied Sciences
Lucknow Road, Timarpur, Delhi –110054, India
E-mail: [email protected]
Received Date: June 08, 2016; Accepted Date: July 14, 2016; Published Date: July 21, 2016
Citation: Agarwal MJ, Chanda S, Rao ME, Ganju L (2016) Effect of Hippophae Rhamnoides Leaf Extract against Dengue Virus Infection in U937 Cells. Virol-mycol 5:157. doi:10.4172/2161-0517.1000157
Copyright: © 2016 Monika Jain A, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Hippophae rhamnoides (Seabuckthorn) (Family: Elaegnaceae), a medicinal plant from Himalayas, traditionally used for health promotion. The study has been designed to investigate the effect of Sea buckthorn leaf alcoholic extract and other well-known medicinal plants, in Dengue infected U-937 cells (Human Monocytic cell line), as monocytes are the host cells for Dengue virus. Significantly high anti-dengue activity of Seabuckthorn was observed indicating it as a potential candidate for management of Dengue infection.