Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://nopr.niscair.res.in/handle/123456789/14594
Title: <span style="font-size:15.0pt;font-family: "Times New Roman";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;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold" lang="EN-GB">Polysaccharide enriched immunomodulatory fractions from <i style="mso-bidi-font-style:normal">Tinospora cordifolia (Willd) </i>miers ax hook. F. & Thoms<sup><span style="font-size:15.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-ansi-language:EN-GB;mso-fareast-language:EN-US;mso-bidi-language:HI; mso-bidi-font-weight:bold" lang="EN-GB">†</span></sup></span>
Authors: Sharma, Upendra
Bala, Manju
Saini, Rikki
Verma, Praveen Kumar
Kumar, Neeraj
Singh, Bikram
Munshi, Renuka Kulkarni
Bhalerao, Supriya
Keywords: Immunomodulatory activity
Polysaccharides
<i style="mso-bidi-font-style:normal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman";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">Tinospora cordifolia</span></i>
Issue Date: Sep-2012
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Abstract: <i style="mso-bidi-font-style:normal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:" times="" new="" roman";mso-fareast-font-family:="" "times="" roman";mso-bidi-font-family:mangal;mso-ansi-language:en-gb;="" mso-fareast-language:en-us;mso-bidi-language:hi"="" lang="EN-GB">Tinospora cordifolia</span></i><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:" times="" new="" roman";mso-fareast-font-family:="" "times="" roman";mso-bidi-font-family:mangal;mso-ansi-language:en-gb;="" mso-fareast-language:en-us;mso-bidi-language:hi"="" lang="EN-GB"> <span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:" times="" new="" roman";mso-fareast-font-family:="" "times="" roman";mso-bidi-font-family:arial;mso-ansi-language:en-us;="" mso-fareast-language:en-us;mso-bidi-language:hi"="" lang="EN-US">is used in Ayurveda as "<i style="mso-bidi-font-style:normal">Rasayanas</i>" to improve the immune system and the body resistance against infections.<b style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><i><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:" times="" new="" roman";="" mso-fareast-font-family:"times="" roman";mso-bidi-font-family:mangal;="" mso-ansi-language:en-gb;mso-fareast-language:en-us;mso-bidi-language:hi"="" lang="EN-US"> </span></i></b><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:" times="" new="" roman";mso-fareast-font-family:="" "times="" roman";mso-bidi-font-family:mangal;mso-ansi-language:en-gb;="" mso-fareast-language:en-us;mso-bidi-language:hi;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold"="" lang="EN-GB">Polysaccharides are the main constituents which are considered to be responsible for immune enhancement.<b style="mso-bidi-font-weight:normal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:" times="" new="" roman";mso-fareast-font-family:="" "times="" roman";mso-bidi-font-family:mangal;mso-ansi-language:en-gb;="" mso-fareast-language:en-us;mso-bidi-language:hi"="" lang="EN-GB"> </span></b><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:" times="" new="" roman";mso-fareast-font-family:="" "times="" roman";mso-bidi-font-family:mangal;mso-ansi-language:en-gb;="" mso-fareast-language:en-us;mso-bidi-language:hi;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold"="" lang="EN-GB">In this study,<b style="mso-bidi-font-weight:normal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:" times="" new="" roman";mso-fareast-font-family:="" "times="" roman";mso-bidi-font-family:mangal;mso-ansi-language:en-gb;="" mso-fareast-language:en-us;mso-bidi-language:hi"="" lang="EN-GB"> </span></b><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:" times="" new="" roman";mso-fareast-font-family:="" "times="" roman";mso-bidi-font-family:mangal;mso-ansi-language:en-gb;="" mso-fareast-language:en-us;mso-bidi-language:hi"="" lang="EN-GB">immunomodulatory activity<b style="mso-bidi-font-weight:normal"> </b><span style="mso-bidi-font-weight: bold">of three polysaccharide enriched fractions was evaluated using the polymorphonuclear leukocyte function test. Sugar composition was determined by GC-MS analysis of the derivatised fractions. The active polysaccharide fractions mainly constitute glucose, fructose and arabinose as monomer units. </span></span></span></span></span></span>
Description: 612-617
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/14594
ISSN: 0975-1009 (Online); 0019-5189 (Print)
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