Review Article p. 971

Cardiovascular Effects of Nigella Sativa L. and its Constituents

F. Shakeri, M. Khazaei and M. H. Boskbady*

Various pharmacological effects of Nigella sativa L. have been reported that include, antioxidant, antibacterial, antihistaminic, antihypertensive, hypoglycemic, antifungal, antiinflammatory..

Review Article p. 984

Role of the Genus Cinnamomum in the Management of Neurodegenerative Diseases: Outcomes and Shortcomings

Ravinder Kaur and Richa Shri*

The genus Cinnamomum (family Lauraceae) is revered for the pleasant essential oils isolated from various species. Cinnamomum species are extensively employed all around the world not only as..

Research Paper p. 996

Development and Validation of a RP-HPLC Method for Simultaneous Estimation of Antitubercular Drugs in Solid Lipid Nanoparticles

S. Khatak, Mamta Khatak, F. Ali, Ashu Rathi, R. Singh, G. N. Singh and H. Dureja*

A new simple, rapid and sensitive reversed-phase high-performance liquid chromatography method was developed and validated as per International Conference on Harmonization guidelines, Q2 R1,..

Research Paper p. 1003

Liquisolid Technique: An Approach to Enhance the Dissolution Rate of Olanzapine

Ramadevi Korni*, Susheela Voodikala, C. S. R. Gonugunta And Vijayaratna Jayanti.

The present work was aimed at enhancing the dissolution rate of olanzapine, an antipsychotic agent using the liquisolid technique. Liquisolid system is an innovative technique used for enhan..

Research Paper p. 1011

Evolution of the Microstructure of Sustained-release Matrix Tablets during Dissolution and Storage

V. Jannin*, E. Leccia, Y. Rosiaux and J. Doucet

Glyceryl behenate based-matrix tablets allowed obtaining a sustained release of theophylline for up to 12 hours. The diluent selected as pore-forming agent (lactose or dibasic calcium phosph..

Research Paper p. 1021

Phenolic Content, Antioxidant and Antibacterial Effects of Fruit Extracts of Algerian Ash, Fraxinus excelsior

S. Amamra, N. Charef, L. Arrar*, O. Belhaddad, S. Khennouf, K. Zaim and A. Baghiani

This study involved investigation of the antioxidant and antibacterial activities of Algerian Fraxinus excelsior extracts. Antioxidant activity was evaluated using spectrophotometric and ele..

Research Paper p. 1029

Protein chip of Boletus speciosus Frost Polysaccharide Revealed the Molecular Mechanism of Antitumor and Immunostimulatory Activities on Macrophages

Siyuan Su, Meng Wang, Xiang Ding, Yiling Hou*, Jie Tang, Lu Liu, Mingming Dong and Ling Jing

The polysaccharide of Boletus speciosus Frost has a backbone of (1→4)-α-L-mannopyranose residues, which branched at O-6 and the branches mainly comprised of (a→1)-α-D-g..

Research Paper p. 1039

DSPC/Cholesterol Nano-formulated 9-Cis-retinoic Acid has Potent Therapeutic Effect on A549 Cell Line

V. M. Berlin Grace*, V. Sandeep, S. Viswanathan and B. Esther Sathyabama

The main objective of the present work was to develop liposomal nano-formulation for 9-cis-retinoic acid using di-stearoylphosphocholin/cholesterol mixture, to characterise and to evaluate i..