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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.
Page(s): 34
ISSN: 0975-1092 (Online); 0972-592X (Print)
Appears in Collections:NPR Vol.1(3) [May-June 2002]

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