Journal: Drug Invention Today

Article Id: JPRS-BSN-00002168
Title: A review on anti-dengue activity of selected plant species from Meliaceae family
Category: Biomaterials ( Synthetic and Natural )
Section: Review Article
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    Dengue is one of the most serious arthropod infections, which has become a life-threatening in India. Mosquitoes have become one of the major life-threatening parasites in Asian countries nowadays. Dengue virus which is spread by Aedes aegypti has become a challenging one to control its breed and the fever caused by it. Toona ciliata and Melia azadirachta of Meliaceae family have proved for its antiviral and antiparasitic activity is due to the secondary metabolites such as limonoids, polyphenols, and tannins from its experimental and clinical studies. Limonoids, a secondary metabolite from these plants, exhibit a wide range of biological properties including anticancer, antibacterial, antifungal, antimalarial, and antiviral activities. Polyphenols are most abundant antioxidant found in these plants. The phenolic compounds are divided into phenolic acids, flavonoids, lignans, and stilbenes. Tannins may be employed medicinally in antidiarrheal, hemostatic, and antihemorrhoidal compounds. They have been also reported to have antiviral, antibacterial, and antiparasitic effects. The aim of this review article is to discuss the importance of the plants belonging to the Meliaceae family which has potent action against the dengue virus which is found in abundant in India have to be used by following its traditional values.

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    M. Mubeen*, S. Jayakumari, P. Dinesh Kumar, V. Yogeshwaran

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    Department of Pharmacognosy, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Vels Institute of Science, Technology and Advanced Studies, Pallavaram, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

    *Corresponding author: M. Mubeen, Department of Pharmacognosy, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Vels Institute of Science, Technology and Advanced Studies, Pallavaram, Chennai – 600 117, Tamil Nadu, India.

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    M. Mubeen*, S. Jayakumari, P. Dinesh Kumar, V. Yogeshwaran

    Title:A review on anti-dengue activity of selected plant species from Meliaceae family
    Journal:Drug Invention Today
    Vol(issue):10 (April)
    Year:2018
    Page No: (460-463)
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    Methodology:Dengue, anti-dengue activity
    Research Materials: Toona ciliata ,Melia azadirachta,Limonoids,

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Dengue Limonoids Meliaceae Polyphenols

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