alexa Oxalis Corniculata: Potential Herb In Treatment Of Diabetes
ISSN: 2327-5162

Alternative & Integrative Medicine
Open Access

OMICS International organises 3000+ Global Conferenceseries Events every year across USA, Europe & Asia with support from 1000 more scientific Societies and Publishes 700+ Open Access Journals which contains over 50000 eminent personalities, reputed scientists as editorial board members.

Open Access Journals gaining more Readers and Citations

700 Journals and 15,000,000 Readers Each Journal is getting 25,000+ Readers

This Readership is 10 times more when compared to other Subscription Journals (Source: Google Analytics)

International Conference and Exhibition on Traditional & Alternative Medicine
December 09-11, 2013 Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, Hyderabad, India

K. S. N. Jyothi, P. Hemalatha and Suresh Challa
ScientificTracks Abstracts: Altern Integ Med
DOI: 10.4172/2327-5162.S1.002
Abstract
Traditional system of medicine encompasses a large number of plants with immense medicinal values which are now gaining extensive medical importance as herbal remedies for a large number of diseases and ailments because of their lesser side- effects and natural availability against synthetic drugs. The usage of herbal medicine in the treatment of diseases has been in practice in many developed and developing countries from eons ago which is now being emphasized scientifically. Modern pharmacopeia still contains at least 25% drugs derived from plants which have been designed similar to the compounds originally available in plants. Thus the plant based, herbal medicine system continues to play an important role in health management with more than 80% of the world population relying on traditional medicine for their primary health care. India is endowed with a rich plethora of plants many of which possess high medicinal value. Scientific investigation to prove the α-amylase inhibitory potential of Oxalis corniculata is being done by performing sequential solvent extraction of the leaves of the plant. The cold water extract has shown a maximum α-amylase inhibitory potential and is chosen for further purification by ammonium sulfate precipitation (60-80% fraction) and then dialyzed for 48hrs. The dialyzed samples that exhibited α-amylase inhibitory potential are then purified by Ion exchange chromatography using DEAE cellulose. The fractions collected also exhibited potential α-amylase inhibitory potential against starch as substrate. Further research is now being carried out for purification and isolation of novel α-amylase inhibitor from the plant.
Biography
K. S. N. Jyothi has completed her M.Sc. in Biochemistry from Osmania University and is pursuing her Ph.D. in Biotechnology from Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur. She has over 10 years of teaching experience in the field of Biotechnology and has guided many PG students in their research projects on Medicinal plants. Her keen interest in the field of traditional and herbal medicine made her select the scientific analysis and amylase inhibitor isolation from medicinal plants as her topic of research and she has two publications in International Journal of Green Pharmacy and International Journal of Natural Products and Plant Resources , both depicting her work on medicinal plants.
image PDF   |   image HTML
 

Relevant Topics

Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

Agri & Aquaculture Journals

Dr. Krish

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9040

Biochemistry Journals

Datta A

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9037

Business & Management Journals

Ronald

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Chemistry Journals

Gabriel Shaw

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9040

Clinical Journals

Datta A

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9037

Engineering Journals

James Franklin

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Food & Nutrition Journals

Katie Wilson

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

General Science

Andrea Jason

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9043

Genetics & Molecular Biology Journals

Anna Melissa

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9006

Immunology & Microbiology Journals

David Gorantl

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9014

Materials Science Journals

Rachle Green

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Nursing & Health Care Journals

Stephanie Skinner

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Medical Journals

Nimmi Anna

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9038

Neuroscience & Psychology Journals

Nathan T

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9041

Pharmaceutical Sciences Journals

Ann Jose

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9007

Social & Political Science Journals

Steve Harry

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

 
© 2008- 2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version