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|Title:||Reptile, Sericulture and Spices|
|Abstract:||<b>Reptile</b>- 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. <br><br> <b>Sericulture</b>- 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. <br><br> <b>Spices</b>- The effect of garlic (<b><i>Allium sativum</i> Linn.</b>) on cholesterol has been studied by several researchers. It is claimed to have both hypocholesterolemic and hypolipidemic effects and antioxidant properties.|
|ISSN:||0975-1092 (Online); 0972-592X (Print)|
|Appears in Collections:||NPR Vol.1(3) [May-June 2002]|
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