Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://nopr.niscair.res.in/handle/123456789/13311
Title: <span style="mso-bidi-font-size: 14.0pt">Effect of<i style="mso-bidi-font-style:normal"> Alternanthera</i><i style="mso-bidi-font-style:normal"><span style="font-size:16.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 15.0pt"> brasiliana </span></i>(L)<i style="mso-bidi-font-style:normal"> </i>Kuntze on healing of dermal burn wound </span>
Authors: Barua, Chandana C
Talukdar, Archana
Begum, Shameem A
Buragohain, Bhaben
Roy, Jayanti Datta
Pathak, Debesh C
Sarma, Dilip K
Gupta, Asheesh K
Bora, Rumi S
Keywords: <i style="mso-bidi-font-style:normal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Mangal; mso-ansi-language:EN-GB;mso-fareast-language:EN-US;mso-bidi-language:HI" lang="EN-GB">Alternanthera brasiliana</span></i>
Antioxidants
Collagen
Experimental burn
Wound healing
Issue Date: Jan-2012
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Abstract: Wound healing activity of methanol extract of <i style="mso-bidi-font-style:normal">Alternanthera brasiliana </i>[5% (w/w) ointment] <span style="color:black;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold">was evaluated in experimental burn wound model in rats. Healing<sup> </sup>potential was assessed by the rate of wound contraction, estimation of anti-oxidants like catalase, superoxide dismutase, reduced glutathione, protein, vitamin C and hydroxyproline, along with histopathological examination on 8<sup>th</sup> day post wounding. <span style="color:black;mso-bidi-font-style:italic">The statistical data indicated that there was significant <span style="mso-bidi-font-weight: bold">increase in wound contraction<span style="color:black; mso-bidi-font-weight:bold;mso-bidi-font-style:italic"> along with augmented level of antioxidants in<span style="color:black;mso-bidi-font-style: italic"> <span style="mso-bidi-font-weight:bold">granulation tissues in <i>A. brasiliana </i>treated group. Histopathological assessment of the granulation tissue revealed formation of epidermis with keratin layer and deposition of collagen fibers after <span style="color:black;mso-bidi-font-style:italic">treatment with the plant extract. </span></span></span></span></span></span></span>
Description: 56-60
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/13311
ISSN: 0975-1009 (Online); 0019-5189 (Print)
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