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|Title: ||Reptile, Sericulture and Spices|
|Issue Date: ||Jun-2002 |
|Publisher: ||NISCAIR-CSIR, India|
|Abstract: ||Reptile- The scientists at the Indian Institute of Chemical Biology, Kolkata have
isolated organ specific haemorrhagic chemicals from Snake Venom that target lung, eye, brain and intestine.
Sericulture- The dead silkworm pupae after drying in sun are used for feed purposes in small quantity. The Central Food
Technological Research Institute (CFTRI), Mysore has now developed and patented a novel and environment-friendly process for
conversion of dead silkworm pupae into quality feed supplement.
Spices- The effect of garlic (Allium sativum Linn.) on cholesterol has been studied by
several researchers. It is claimed to have both hypocholesterolemic and hypolipidemic effects and antioxidant properties.
|CC License: || CC Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 India|
|ISSN: ||0975-1092 (Online); 0972-592X (Print)|
|Source:||NPR Vol.1(3) [May-June 2002]|