P Pillay

Summary

Affiliation: Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
Country: South Africa

Publications

  1. pmc Screening of selected ethnomedicinal plants from South Africa for larvicidal activity against the mosquito Anopheles arabiensis
    Rajendra Maharaj
    South African Medical Research Council, 491 Ridge Road, Overport, Durban 4001, South Africa
    Malar J 11:320. 2012
  2. pmc In vitro anti-plasmodial activity of Dicoma anomala subsp. gerrardii (Asteraceae): identification of its main active constituent, structure-activity relationship studies and gene expression profiling
    John V W Becker
    Biosciences, CSIR, PO Box 395, Pretoria, 0001, South Africa
    Malar J 10:295. 2011
  3. pmc Screening for adulticidal bioactivity of South African plants against Anopheles arabiensis
    Rajendra Maharaj
    South African Medical Research Council, 491 Ridge Road, Overport, Durban 4001, South Africa
    Malar J 10:233. 2011
  4. pmc Evaluation of selected South African ethnomedicinal plants as mosquito repellents against the Anopheles arabiensis mosquito in a rodent model
    Rajendra Maharaj
    South African Medical Research Council, 491 Ridge Road, Overport, Durban 4001, South Africa
    Malar J 9:301. 2010
  5. ncbi Isolation and identification of antiplasmodial sesquiterpene lactones from Oncosiphon piluliferum
    Pamisha Pillay
    Biosciences, CSIR, P O Box 395, Pretoria 0002, South Africa
    J Ethnopharmacol 112:71-6. 2007
  6. ncbi Antiplasmodial hirsutinolides from Vernonia staehelinoides and their utilization towards a simplified pharmacophore
    Pamisha Pillay
    Biosciences, CSIR, RSA, P O Box 395, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
    Phytochemistry 68:1200-5. 2007
  7. doi Investigating South African plants as a source of new antimalarial drugs
    P Pillay
    Biosciences, CSIR, P O Box 395, Pretoria 0002, South Africa
    J Ethnopharmacol 119:438-54. 2008
  8. doi In vitro anticancer screening of South African plants
    G Fouche
    Biosciences, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, PO Box 395, Pretoria, Gauteng 0001, South Africa
    J Ethnopharmacol 119:455-61. 2008
  9. ncbi In vitro antiplasmodial activity of medicinal plants native to or naturalised in South Africa
    Cailean Clarkson
    Pharmacology Division, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, K 45 OMB GSH, Observatory 7925, South Africa
    J Ethnopharmacol 92:177-91. 2004

Collaborators

  • K Chibale
  • G M Cragg
  • Rajendra Maharaj
  • Neil R Crouch
  • Niresh Bhagwandin
  • Peter I Folb
  • Vinesh Maharaj
  • Reshma Gayaram
  • John V W Becker
  • G Fouche
  • Peter J Smith
  • Vinesh J Maharaj
  • Cailean Clarkson
  • Bridget G Crampton
  • Edwin M Mmutlane
  • Dalu T Mancama
  • Chris Parkinson
  • Marina M van der Merwe
  • Fanie R van Heerden
  • Anna C van Brummelen
  • Marion Newmarch
  • N Kolesnikova
  • J Senabe
  • V J Maharaj
  • Motlalepula G Matsabisa
  • Olwen M Grace

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. pmc Screening of selected ethnomedicinal plants from South Africa for larvicidal activity against the mosquito Anopheles arabiensis
    Rajendra Maharaj
    South African Medical Research Council, 491 Ridge Road, Overport, Durban 4001, South Africa
    Malar J 11:320. 2012
    ..This study was initiated to establish whether any South African ethnomedicinal plants (indigenous or exotic), that have been reported to be used traditionally to repel or kill mosquitoes, exhibit effective mosquito larvicidal properties...
  2. pmc In vitro anti-plasmodial activity of Dicoma anomala subsp. gerrardii (Asteraceae): identification of its main active constituent, structure-activity relationship studies and gene expression profiling
    John V W Becker
    Biosciences, CSIR, PO Box 395, Pretoria, 0001, South Africa
    Malar J 10:295. 2011
    ..One of the plants selected for investigation was Dicoma anomala subsp. gerrardii, based on its ethnomedicinal profile...
  3. pmc Screening for adulticidal bioactivity of South African plants against Anopheles arabiensis
    Rajendra Maharaj
    South African Medical Research Council, 491 Ridge Road, Overport, Durban 4001, South Africa
    Malar J 10:233. 2011
    ..This study was conducted to evaluate whether a selection of South African ethnomedicinal plants included in this study displayed insecticidal properties when screened against adult stages of the mosquito...
  4. pmc Evaluation of selected South African ethnomedicinal plants as mosquito repellents against the Anopheles arabiensis mosquito in a rodent model
    Rajendra Maharaj
    South African Medical Research Council, 491 Ridge Road, Overport, Durban 4001, South Africa
    Malar J 9:301. 2010
    ..This study was initiated to establish whether any South African ethnomedicinal plants (indigenous or exotic), that have been reported to be used traditionally to repel or kill mosquitoes, exhibit effective mosquito repellent properties...
  5. ncbi Isolation and identification of antiplasmodial sesquiterpene lactones from Oncosiphon piluliferum
    Pamisha Pillay
    Biosciences, CSIR, P O Box 395, Pretoria 0002, South Africa
    J Ethnopharmacol 112:71-6. 2007
    ..Structure-activity relationships were assessed...
  6. ncbi Antiplasmodial hirsutinolides from Vernonia staehelinoides and their utilization towards a simplified pharmacophore
    Pamisha Pillay
    Biosciences, CSIR, RSA, P O Box 395, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
    Phytochemistry 68:1200-5. 2007
    ..The antiplasmodial data obtained in respect of these two acids suggests that the 2(5H)-furanone substructure is a key pharmacophore in the observed antiplasmodial activity...
  7. doi Investigating South African plants as a source of new antimalarial drugs
    P Pillay
    Biosciences, CSIR, P O Box 395, Pretoria 0002, South Africa
    J Ethnopharmacol 119:438-54. 2008
    ....
  8. doi In vitro anticancer screening of South African plants
    G Fouche
    Biosciences, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, PO Box 395, Pretoria, Gauteng 0001, South Africa
    J Ethnopharmacol 119:455-61. 2008
    ..The purpose of the present study is to evaluate South African plants for their anticancer activity...
  9. ncbi In vitro antiplasmodial activity of medicinal plants native to or naturalised in South Africa
    Cailean Clarkson
    Pharmacology Division, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, K 45 OMB GSH, Observatory 7925, South Africa
    J Ethnopharmacol 92:177-91. 2004
    ..These results support a rational rather than random approach to the selection of antiplasmodial screening candidates, and identify a number of promising taxa for further investigation as plant-based antimalarial agents...