calotropis

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Summary: A plant genus of the family ASCLEPIADACEAE. The downy akund floss fiber from the seeds is used like kapok.

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  1. ncbi Preliminary study on antifertility activity of Calotropis procera roots in female rats
    Jagadish V Kamath
    Department of Pharmacology, Krupanidhi College of Pharmacy, Sarjapur Road, Kormanagala, Bangalore 560 034, India
    Fitoterapia 73:111-5. 2002
  2. ncbi Studies on anti-diarrhoeal activity of Calotropis gigantea R.Br. in experimental animals
    Havagiray R Chitme
    Institute of Pharmacy, Bundelkhand University, Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh, India
    J Pharm Pharm Sci 7:70-5. 2004
  3. pmc Calotropis procera latex extract affords protection against inflammation and oxidative stress in Freund's complete adjuvant-induced monoarthritis in rats
    Vijay L Kumar
    Department of Pharmacology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi 110 029, India
    Mediators Inflamm 2007:47523. 2007
  4. ncbi Control of Musca domestica third instar larvae by the latex of Calotropis procera (Family: Asclepiadaceae)
    T A Morsy
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, Cairo 11566, Egypt
    J Egypt Soc Parasitol 31:107-10. 2001
  5. ncbi 19-Nor- and 18,20-epoxy-cardenolides from the leaves of Calotropis gigantea
    Thitima Lhinhatrakool
    Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Ramkhamhaeng University, Bangkapi, Bangkok 10240, Thailand
    J Nat Prod 69:1249-51. 2006
  6. ncbi Anti-inflammatory and gastromucosal protective effects of Calotropis procera (Asclepiadaceae) stem bark
    Nagesh Tour
    R C Patel Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Maharashtra, India
    J Nat Med 65:598-605. 2011
  7. ncbi Proteins from latex of Calotropis procera prevent septic shock due to lethal infection by Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium
    José V Lima-Filho
    Departamento de Biologia, Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco, Campus Dois Irmãos, Recife, PE, Brazil
    J Ethnopharmacol 129:327-34. 2010
  8. ncbi Extraction and phytochemical investigation of Calotropis procera: effect of plant extracts on the activity of diverse muscles
    A M Y Moustafa
    Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, Suez Canal University, Port Said, Egypt
    Pharm Biol 48:1080-190. 2010
  9. ncbi Antimycoplasmal activity of some plant species from northern Nigeria compared to the currently used therapeutic agent
    I A Muraina
    Phytomedicine Programme, University of Pretoria, Onderstepoort, South Africa
    Pharm Biol 48:1103-7. 2010
  10. ncbi In vitro cytotoxicity against different human cancer cell lines of laticifer proteins of Calotropis procera (Ait.) R. Br
    Jefferson Soares de Oliveira
    Departamento de Bioquimica e Biologia Molecular, Universidade Federal do Ceara, Campus do Pici, Caixa Postal 6033, CEP 60 451 970, Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil
    Toxicol In Vitro 21:1563-73. 2007

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  1. ncbi Preliminary study on antifertility activity of Calotropis procera roots in female rats
    Jagadish V Kamath
    Department of Pharmacology, Krupanidhi College of Pharmacy, Sarjapur Road, Kormanagala, Bangalore 560 034, India
    Fitoterapia 73:111-5. 2002
    The effect of ethanolic extract of the roots of Calotropis procera has been studied in albino rats to explore its antifertility and hormonal activities...
  2. ncbi Studies on anti-diarrhoeal activity of Calotropis gigantea R.Br. in experimental animals
    Havagiray R Chitme
    Institute of Pharmacy, Bundelkhand University, Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh, India
    J Pharm Pharm Sci 7:70-5. 2004
    b>Calotropis gigantea R. Br. (Asclepiadaceae) a wildly growing plant has been reported to possess number of medicinal properties and other purposes...
  3. pmc Calotropis procera latex extract affords protection against inflammation and oxidative stress in Freund's complete adjuvant-induced monoarthritis in rats
    Vijay L Kumar
    Department of Pharmacology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi 110 029, India
    Mediators Inflamm 2007:47523. 2007
    In view of the well-established anti-inflammatory properties of latex of Calotropis procera (DL), the present study was carried out to evaluate the protective effect of its methanol extract (MeDL) against inflammation and oxidative stress ..
  4. ncbi Control of Musca domestica third instar larvae by the latex of Calotropis procera (Family: Asclepiadaceae)
    T A Morsy
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, Cairo 11566, Egypt
    J Egypt Soc Parasitol 31:107-10. 2001
    b>Calotropis procera (Family: Asclepiadaceae) is known to contain alkaloids, steroids and resinous substance. Different concentrations of its latex were topically applied to the 3rd stage larvae of Musca domestica...
  5. ncbi 19-Nor- and 18,20-epoxy-cardenolides from the leaves of Calotropis gigantea
    Thitima Lhinhatrakool
    Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Ramkhamhaeng University, Bangkapi, Bangkok 10240, Thailand
    J Nat Prod 69:1249-51. 2006
    ..1 and 2) along with 12 known compounds were isolated from the dichloromethane extract of the leaves of Calotropis gigantea. The structural elucidation was accomplished by spectroscopic methods...
  6. ncbi Anti-inflammatory and gastromucosal protective effects of Calotropis procera (Asclepiadaceae) stem bark
    Nagesh Tour
    R C Patel Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Maharashtra, India
    J Nat Med 65:598-605. 2011
    ..gastromucosal protective effect of chloroform extract (CH) and hydroalcoholic extract (HE) of the stem bark of Calotropis procera obtained successively by cold maceration...
  7. ncbi Proteins from latex of Calotropis procera prevent septic shock due to lethal infection by Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium
    José V Lima-Filho
    Departamento de Biologia, Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco, Campus Dois Irmãos, Recife, PE, Brazil
    J Ethnopharmacol 129:327-34. 2010
    The latex of Calotropis procera has been used in traditional medicine to treat different inflammatory diseases. The anti-inflammatory activity of latex proteins (LP) has been well documented using different inflammatory models...
  8. ncbi Extraction and phytochemical investigation of Calotropis procera: effect of plant extracts on the activity of diverse muscles
    A M Y Moustafa
    Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, Suez Canal University, Port Said, Egypt
    Pharm Biol 48:1080-190. 2010
    b>Calotropis procera (Ait.) R.Br. (Asclepiadaceae) is a shrub or small tree that grows wild in Egypt...
  9. ncbi Antimycoplasmal activity of some plant species from northern Nigeria compared to the currently used therapeutic agent
    I A Muraina
    Phytomedicine Programme, University of Pretoria, Onderstepoort, South Africa
    Pharm Biol 48:1103-7. 2010
    ..are obligate parasites of humans and animals. But due to the special requirements needed to culture Mycoplasma in the laboratory, little or no research has been done to evaluate the efficacy of medicinal plants on the organism...
  10. ncbi In vitro cytotoxicity against different human cancer cell lines of laticifer proteins of Calotropis procera (Ait.) R. Br
    Jefferson Soares de Oliveira
    Departamento de Bioquimica e Biologia Molecular, Universidade Federal do Ceara, Campus do Pici, Caixa Postal 6033, CEP 60 451 970, Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil
    Toxicol In Vitro 21:1563-73. 2007
    ..the in vitro cytotoxic activity of laticifer proteins (LP) recovered from the latex of the medicinal plant Calotropis procera. The LP displayed considerable cytotoxicity with IC(50) values ranging from 0.42 to 1...
  11. ncbi Latex constituents from Calotropis procera (R. Br.) display toxicity upon egg hatching and larvae of Aedes aegypti (Linn.)
    Márcio Viana Ramos
    Departamento de Bioquimica e Biologia Molecular, Universidade Federal do Ceara, Campus do Pici, 60451 970 Fortaleza, CE, Brasil
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 101:503-10. 2006
    b>Calotropis procera R. Br. (Asclepiadaceae) is a well-known medicinal plant with leaves, roots, and bark being exploited by popular medicine to fight many human and animal diseases...
  12. pmc Anticancer and cytotoxic properties of the latex of Calotropis procera in a transgenic mouse model of hepatocellular carcinoma
    Tenzin Choedon
    International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, New Delhi, India
    World J Gastroenterol 12:2517-22. 2006
    To evaluate the anticancer property of the dried latex (DL) of Calotropis procera, a tropical medicinal plant, in the X15-myc transgenic mouse model of hepatocellular carcinoma and to elucidate its mechanism of action in cell culture.
  13. ncbi In vivo growth inhibition of sarcoma 180 by latex proteins from Calotropis procera
    Jefferson S Oliveira
    Departamento de Bioquimica e Biologia Molecular, Universidade Federal do Ceara, Campus do Pici, Caixa Postal 6033, 60 451 970, Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil
    Naunyn Schmiedebergs Arch Pharmacol 382:139-49. 2010
    Latex of Calotropis procera has been described as a relevant source of pharmacologically active proteins, including proteins with anticancer activity. A previous in vitro study of laticifer proteins (LP) from C...
  14. ncbi Clinical and pathological effects of Calotropis procera exposure in sheep and rats
    Joseney Maia de Lima
    Department of Animal Sciences, Universidade Federal Rural do Semi Arido UFERSA, BR 110 Km 47, Mossoró, RN 59625 900, Brazil
    Toxicon 57:183-5. 2011
    This study aimed to describe the toxic effects resulting from the administration of Calotropis procera (Aiton) W. T. Aiton latex to rats and C. procera leaves to sheep. We studied male sheep that received C. procera leaves by gavage...
  15. ncbi Osmotin from Calotropis procera latex: new insights into structure and antifungal properties
    Cléverson Diniz Teixeira de Freitas
    Departamento de Biologia, Universidade Federal do Piaui, Bairro Melladão, Floriano Piauí, Brazil
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1808:2501-7. 2011
    ..the structural properties and mechanisms of the antifungal action of CpOsm, a purified osmotin from Calotropis procera latex...
  16. ncbi Lupeol, a triterpenoid isolated from Calotropis gigantea latex ameliorates the primary and secondary complications of FCA induced adjuvant disease in experimental rats
    Venkatesan Saratha
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Madras, Guindy Campus, Chennai 600025, Tamilnadu, India
    Inflammopharmacology 20:27-37. 2012
    ..b>Calotropis gigantea is a xerophytic, latex producing medicinal plant widely distributed in nature...
  17. ncbi Exploring applications of procerain b, a novel protease from Calotropis procera, and characterization by N-terminal sequencing as well as peptide mass fingerprinting
    Abhay Narayan Singh
    Department of Biotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, 781039, Assam, India
    Appl Biochem Biotechnol 164:573-80. 2011
    Procerain B is a novel cysteine protease isolated from Calotropis procera by our group and published recently. We have further characterized the enzyme by N-terminal sequencing and peptide mass fingerprinting...
  18. ncbi Evaluation of cytotoxic potential of latex of Calotropis procera and podophyllotoxin in Allium cepa root model
    R Sehgal
    Department of Pharmacology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi 110 029, India
    Biocell 30:9-13. 2006
    ..the Allium cepa root tip meristem model to evaluate the cytotoxic and anti-mitotic activities of latex of Calotropis procera (DL) and podophyllotoxin...
  19. ncbi Hepatoprotective effects of Calotropis gigantea extract against carbon tetrachloride induced liver injury in rats
    Gaurav Lodhi
    Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Chatrapati Sahuji Maharaj Medical University, Lucknow 226003, India
    Acta Pharm 59:89-96. 2009
    Ethanolic extract (50 %) of stems of Calotropis gigantea R. Br...
  20. ncbi Hepatoprotective activity of Calotropis procera flowers against paracetamol-induced hepatic injury in rats
    S Ramachandra Setty
    Department of Pharmacology, S C S College of Pharmacy, Davanagere, Karnataka, India
    Fitoterapia 78:451-4. 2007
    Hydro-ethanolic extract (70%) of Calotropis procera flowers was prepared and tested for its hepatoprotective effect against paracetamol-induced hepatitis in rats...
  21. ncbi In vitro and in vivo antiproliferative activity of Calotropis procera stem extracts
    Hemerson I F Magalhães
    Departamento de Fisiologia e Farmacologia, Universidade Federal do Ceará Campus do Porangabussu, Fortaleza, CE, Brasil
    An Acad Bras Cienc 82:407-16. 2010
    The cytotoxic potential of stem organic extracts from Calotropis procera (Asclepiadaceae) was firstly evaluated against cancer cell lines by MTT assay...
  22. ncbi Identification of Calotropis procera L. as a potential phytoaccumulator of heavy metals from contaminated soils in Urban North Central India
    Rohan J D'Souza
    Department of Botany, St John s College, Agra 282 002, India rohan
    J Hazard Mater 184:457-64. 2010
    ..b>Calotropis procera, a hardy xerophytic plant was identified and selected for remedial potential as it was seen growing well ..
  23. ncbi Procerain, a stable cysteine protease from the latex of Calotropis procera
    Vikash Kumar Dubey
    Molecular Biology Unit, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi 221005, India
    Phytochemistry 62:1057-71. 2003
    A protease was purified to homogeneity from the latex of medicinal plant Calotropis procera (Family-Asclepiadaceae). The molecular mass and isoelectric point of the enzyme are 28.8 kDa and 9.32, respectively...
  24. ncbi A new cytotoxic pregnanone from Calotropis gigantea
    Zhu Nian Wang
    Institute of Crops Genetic Resources, Chinese Academy of Tropical Agricultural Sciences, Danzhou 571737, P R China
    Molecules 13:3033-9. 2008
    A new pregnanone, named calotropone (1), was isolated from the EtOH extract of the roots of Calotropis gigantea L. together with a known cardiac glycoside. The structures were elucidated by a study of their physical and spectral data...
  25. ncbi Antioxidant and protective effect of latex of Calotropis procera against alloxan-induced diabetes in rats
    S Roy
    Department of Pharmacology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi
    J Ethnopharmacol 102:470-3. 2005
    In the present study, dry latex (DL) of Calotropis procera possessing potent anti-inflammatory activity was evaluated for its antioxidant and anti-hyperglycemic effects against alloxan-induced diabetes in rats...
  26. ncbi Procoagulant activity of Calotropis gigantea latex associated with fibrin(ogen)olytic activity
    R Rajesh
    Department of Studies in Biochemistry, University of Mysore, Manasagangothri, Mysore 570 006, Karnataka, India
    Toxicon 46:84-92. 2005
    The latex of Calotropis gigantea is a rich source of useful components that has medicinal properties and one of the main applications is in controlling bleeding...
  27. ncbi A comparative study on the efficacy of rofecoxib in monoarticular arthritis induced by latex of Calotropis procera and Freund's complete adjuvant
    V L Kumar
    Department of Pharmacology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi 110029, India
    Inflammopharmacology 14:17-21. 2006
    The role of prostaglandins in Calotropis procera latex induced inflammation and hyperalgesia has been well established...
  28. ncbi Calotropis procera (Sodom apple)--a potential material for enzyme purification
    S O Kareem
    Department of Microbiology, University of Agriculture, P M B 2240, Abeokuta, Nigeria
    Bioresour Technol 87:133-5. 2003
    A simple method based on precipitation with Calotropis procera latex was developed for the purification of crude enzyme from fermentation broth. C...
  29. ncbi Cytotoxic cardenolides from the leaves of Calotropis gigantea
    Chonticha Seeka
    Department of Chemistry and Center for Innovation in Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Ramkhamhaeng University, Ramkhamhaeng Road, Bangkapi, Bangkok 10240, Thailand
    Chem Pharm Bull (Tokyo) 58:725-8. 2010
    ..The isolated compounds were evaluated for their inhibitory activities against a panel of cell lines...
  30. pmc Involvement of prostaglandins in inflammation induced by latex of Calotropis procera
    Vijay L Kumar
    Department of Pharmacology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi 110 029
    Mediators Inflamm 13:151-5. 2004
    The aerial parts of the plant Calotropis procera produce milky white latex that causes inflammation of the skin and mucous membranes...
  31. ncbi Enzymatic activities and protein profile of latex from Calotropis procera
    Cleverson Diniz T Freitas
    Departamento de Bioquímica e Biologia Molecular da Universidade Federal do Ceará, Campus do Pici, Cx Postal 6033, Fortaleza, Ceará CEP 60451 970, Brazil
    Plant Physiol Biochem 45:781-9. 2007
    The laticifer fluid of Calotropis procera is rich in proteins and there is evidence that they are involved in the pharmacological properties of the latex...
  32. ncbi Phytoremediation of radiostrontium ((90)Sr) and radiocesium ((137)Cs) using giant milky weed (Calotropis gigantea R.Br.) plants
    Susan Eapen
    Nuclear Agriculture and Biotechnology Division, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai 400085, India
    Chemosphere 65:2071-3. 2006
    ..When uptake of (137)Cs and (90)Sr by Calotropis gigantea plants incubated in distilled water spiked with the radionuclides either alone or in combination was ..
  33. pmc Antiinflammatory efficacy of extracts of latex of Calotropis procera against different mediators of inflammation
    Soneera Arya
    Department of Pharmacology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Mediators Inflamm 2005:228-32. 2005
    The latex of the plant Calotropis procera has been reported to exhibit potent antiinflammatory activity against carrageenin and formalin that are known to release various mediators...
  34. pmc Histamine mediates the pro-inflammatory effect of latex of Calotropis procera in rats
    Yatin M Shivkar
    Department of Pharmacology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi 110 029, India
    Mediators Inflamm 12:299-302. 2003
    INTRODUCTiON: Calotropis procera is known to produce contact dermatitis and the latex of this plant produces intense inflammation when injected locally. However, the precise mode of its pro-inflammatory effect is not known...
  35. pmc Calotropis procera latex-induced inflammatory hyperalgesia--effect of antiinflammatory drugs
    Raman Sehgal
    Department of Pharmacology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Mediators Inflamm 2005:216-20. 2005
    The milky white latex of plant Calotropis procera produces inflammation of the skin and mucous membranes on accidental exposure...
  36. ncbi Analgesic activity of Calotropis gigantea flower
    A K Pathak
    Department of Pharmacy, Barkatullah University, Bhopal, MP 462026, India
    Fitoterapia 78:40-2. 2007
    The alcoholic extract of the flowers of Calotropis gigantea was administered orally and explored for its analgesic activity in chemical and thermal models in mice. In acetic acid induced writhing test, an inhibition of 20.97% and 43...
  37. ncbi Calotropis procera (ushaar) keratitis
    Hani S Al-Mezaine
    Department of Ophthalmology, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Am J Ophthalmol 139:199-202. 2005
    To report a case of permanent endothelial cell injury after intracorneal penetration of milky latex from Calotropis procera (ushaar).
  38. ncbi Evaluation of anti-inflammatory activity of Calotropis gigantea (AKANDA) in various biological system
    Manoranjan Adak
    Department of Biochemistry, National Medical College Teaching Hospital, Birgunj, Nepal
    Nepal Med Coll J 8:156-61. 2006
    To evaluate the effect of Calotropis G in various experimental animal models...
  39. ncbi Wound healing activity of Calotropis gigantea root bark in rats
    Pradeep T Deshmukh
    Department of Pharmacology, BR Nahata College of Pharmacy, Mhow Neemuch Road, Mandsaur 458001, Madhya Pradesh, India
    J Ethnopharmacol 125:178-81. 2009
    b>Calotropis gigantea R.Br. (Asclepiadaceae) is a perennial undershrub found chiefly in wastelands throughout India. It has been reported as a traditional folkloric medicine for a variety of alignments...
  40. ncbi Isolation of stigmasterol and beta-sitosterol from methanolic extract of root bark of Calotropis gigantea (Linn)
    M Rowshanul Habib
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Rajshahi University, Rajshahi 6205, Bangladesh
    Pak J Biol Sci 10:4174-6. 2007
    Aim of this study is to identify and characterize the bioactive principles from the root bark of Calotropis gigantea. It has wide folk medicinal use...
  41. ncbi Effect of anti-inflammatory drugs on pleurisy induced by latex of Calotropis procera in rats
    Yatin M Shivkar
    Department of Pharmacology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi 110 029, India
    Pharmacol Res 50:335-40. 2004
    In present study, we have characterized the inflammation induced by latex of Calotropis procera in the rat pleurisy model and evaluated the effect of various inhibitors of inflammatory mediators...
  42. ncbi Corneal endothelial cytotoxicity of the Calotropis procera (ushaar) plant
    Hani S Al-Mezaine
    Department of Ophthalmology, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Cornea 27:504-6. 2008
    To report 6 eyes of 5 patients with transient corneal edema after exposure to the milky latex of Calotropis procera (ushaar).
  43. pmc Calotropis procera -induced keratitis
    Nidhi Pandey
    Department of Ophthalmology, Pt J N M Medical College, Raipur, India
    Indian J Ophthalmol 57:58-60. 2009
    b>Calotropis procera produces copious amounts of latex, which has been shown to possess several pharmacological properities. Its local application produces intense inflammatory response...
  44. ncbi Pregnancy interceptive activity of the roots of Calotropis gigantea Linn. in rats
    Shobha Rani Srivastava
    Division of Endocrinology, Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow 226 001, India
    Contraception 75:318-22. 2007
    We conducted this study to evaluate the pregnancy interceptive activity of the roots of Calotropis gigantea Linn. in colony-bred adult Sprague-Dawley rats when administered during the preimplantation and/or peri-implantation periods.
  45. ncbi CNS activity of Calotropis gigantea roots
    Ameeta Argal
    Department of Pharmacy, Barkatullah University, Bhopal 462026, M P, India
    J Ethnopharmacol 106:142-5. 2006
    Alcoholic extract of peeled roots of Calotropis gigantea R.Br. (Asclepiadaceae) was tested orally in albino rats at the dose level of 250 and 500 mg/kg bodyweight for CNS activity...
  46. ncbi Comparative study on plant latex proteases and their involvement in hemostasis: a special emphasis on clot inducing and dissolving properties
    Rajaiah Rajesh
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Planta Med 73:1061-7. 2007
    In the present study we compared the clot inducing and dissolving properties of Calotropis gigantea R. Br. (Asclepiadaceae), Synadenium grantii Hook. f. (Euphorbiaceae) and Wrightia tinctoria R. Br. (Apocynaceae) latex extracts...
  47. ncbi Immunological and allergenic responses induced by latex fractions of Calotropis procera (Ait.) R.Br
    M V Ramos
    Departamento de Bioquimica e Biologia Molecular, Campus do Pici, Universidade Federal do Ceara, Fortaleza, Ceara, CEP, Brazil
    J Ethnopharmacol 111:115-22. 2007
    Immunological and allergenic responses against the latex of Calotropis procera were investigated in mice by oral and subcutaneous routes. The latex was fractionated according to water solubility and molecular size of its components...
  48. ncbi In vitro spasmolytic effect of aqueous extract of Calotropis procera on Guinea-pig trachea smooth muscle chain
    Ezekiel O Iwalewa
    Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Nigeria
    Fitoterapia 76:250-3. 2005
    The aqueous extract of Calotropis procera was evaluated for its spasmolytic effect using in vitro trachea smooth muscle chain of Guinea-pig...
  49. ncbi Latex proteins from the plant Calotropis procera are partially digested upon in vitro enzymatic action and are not immunologically detected in fecal material
    Marcio V Ramos
    Departamento de Bioquímica e Biologia Molecular da Universidade Federal do Ceará, Campus do Pici, Cx Postal 6033, Fortaleza Ceara, CEP 60451 970, Brazil
    Fitoterapia 77:251-6. 2006
    Soluble proteins from the latex of Calotropis procera (LP) were investigated in vitro and in vivo for digestibility as the latex has previously been shown to produce considerable toxic effects on animals...
  50. ncbi Identification of a novel cardenolide (2''-oxovoruscharin) from Calotropis procera and the hemisynthesis of novel derivatives displaying potent in vitro antitumor activities and high in vivo tolerance: structure-activity relationship analyses
    Eric Van Quaquebeke
    Unibioscreen SA, 40 Avenue Joseph Wybran, 1070 Brussels, Belgium
    J Med Chem 48:849-56. 2005
    Analysis of the methanolic extract of Calotropis procera root barks enabled the identification of a novel cardenolide (2''-oxovoruscharin) to be made...
  51. ncbi Ethnopharmacological survey of wild medicinal plants in Showbak, Jordan
    S Al-Qura'n
    Mu tah University, Faculty of Science, Department of Biology, P O Box 26, Mu tah, Karak, Jordan
    J Ethnopharmacol 123:45-50. 2009
    ..These plants include Calotropis procera Willd R.Br., Citrullus colocynthis (L.) Sch., Datura stramonium L., Digitalis purpurea L...
  52. ncbi Decontamination and/or revegetation of fly ash dykes through naturally growing plants
    Amit K Gupta
    Ecotoxicology and Bioremediation Group, National Botanical Research Institute, Rana Pratap Marg, Lucknow 226001, India
    J Hazard Mater 153:1078-87. 2008
    ..is focused on the decontamination and/or revegetation of fly ash dykes through naturally growing plants, namely Calotropis procera, Cassia tora, Chenopodium album, Sida cardifolia, Blumea lacera...
  53. ncbi [Traditional therapy of dracunculiasis in the state of Bauchi - Nigeria]
    J P Fabiyi
    Biological Sciences Programme, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, Nigeria
    Dakar Med 38:193-5. 1993
    ..In particular, Tamarindus indica, Adansonia digitata, Calotropis procera, Ziziphus jaozeiro and Moringa olifera are known in nature to have relevant medicinal properties ..
  54. ncbi Germinating seeds of the mung bean, Vigna radiata (Fabaceae), as a model for the preliminary evaluation of cytotoxic effects of drugs
    Vijay L Kumar
    Department of Pharmacology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi 110 029, India
    Biocell 33:19-24. 2009
    ..0 to 1.5 cm (time 0, T0) and 48 h later (T48). Methanol extract of Calotropis procera latex as well as drugs like podophyllotoxin, cyclophosphamide, cyproheptadine and aspirin produced a ..
  55. pmc Free Radical Scavenging Activity of Calotropis gigantea on Streptozotocin-Induced Diabetic Rats
    N R Rathod
    Department of Pharmacology, H S K College of Pharmacy, Bagalkot 587101, India
    Indian J Pharm Sci 71:615-21. 2009
    Swarnabhasma, an Ayurvedic preparation containing Calotropis gigantea R. Br. (Asclepiadaceae) is extensively used by Ayurvedic physicians for treatment of diabetes mellitus, bronchial asthma, rheumatoid arthritis and nervous disorders...
  56. ncbi Potential of laticifer fluids for inhibiting Aedes aegypti larval development: evidence for the involvement of proteolytic activity
    Marcio V Ramos
    Departamento de Biologia, Universidade Federal do Ceara, Fortaleza, CE, Brasil, 60451 970
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 104:805-12. 2009
    It has been shown previously that the laticifer fluid of Calotropis procera (Ait.) R.Br. is highly toxic to the egg hatching and larval development of Aedes aegypti L...
  57. pmc Pharmacognostic standardization of leaves of Calotropis procera (Ait.) R. Br. (Asclepiadaceae)
    Y Murti
    Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Rajiv Academy for Pharmacy, Mathura, N H 2, Delhi Mathura Bye pass, P O Chattikara, Mathura 281 001, U P, India
    Int J Ayurveda Res 1:14-7. 2010
    b>Calotropis procera, belonging to the Asclepidaceae family, is present more or less throughout India and in other warm, dry places such as, Warizistan, Afghanistan, Egypt, and tropical Africa. Its common names are Akra, Akanal, and Madar...
  58. ncbi Tuareg ethnoveterinary treatments of camel diseases in Agadez area (Niger)
    N Antoine-Moussiaux
    Tropical Veterinary Institute, University of Liege, 20 Boulevard de Colonster, B43 4000 Liege, Belgium
    Trop Anim Health Prod 39:83-9. 2007
    ..in this survey are derived from Maerua crassifolia, Boscia senegalensis, Acacia raddiana, Cucumis prophetarum, Calotropis procera, Ricinus communis, Citrullus colocynthis, green tea, millet, tobacco and onions...
  59. ncbi Cytotoxic principles of a Bangladeshi crude drug, akond mul (roots of Calotropis gigantea L.)
    F Kiuchi
    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kanazawa University, Japan
    Chem Pharm Bull (Tokyo) 46:528-30. 1998
    ..and 4'-O-beta-D-glucopyranosylfrugoside (3), were obtained as the cytotoxic principles of "akond mul" (roots of Calotropis gigantea L.)...
  60. pmc Biosorptive removal of Ni(Ii) from wastewater and industrial effluent
    Piyush Kant Pandey
    Centre for Environmental Science and Engineering, Department of Engineering Chemistry, Bhilai Institute of Technology, Durg, 491002 C G, India
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 4:332-9. 2007
    ..to investigate the removal of Ni(II) by the fresh biomass (FBM) and chemically treated leached biomass (LBM) of Calotropis procera...
  61. ncbi Biosorptive removal of cadmium from contaminated groundwater and industrial effluents
    Piyush Kant Pandey
    Centre for Environmental Science and Engineering, Department of Engineering Chemistry, Bhilai Institute of Technology, Durg, 491 002 CG, India
    Bioresour Technol 99:4420-7. 2008
    The cadmium removing capacity of a biosorbent Calotropis procera, a perennial wild plant, is reported here. The biomass was found to possess high uptake capacity of Cd(II)...
  62. ncbi Suberized cell walls of cork from cork oak differ from other species
    Rita Teresa Teixeira
    Centro de Estudos Florestais, Instituto Superior de Agronomia, Universidade Tecnica de Lisboa, Portugal
    Microsc Microanal 16:569-75. 2010
    ..We observed cork cells from periderms of Quercus suber, Quercus cerris, Solanum tuberosum, and Calotropis procera by TEM after uranyl acetate and lead citrate staining. A lamellated structure was observed in S...
  63. ncbi Phytoextraction capacity of the plants growing on tannery sludge dumping sites
    Amit K Gupta
    Ecotoxicology and Bioremediation Group, National Botanical Research Institute, Rana Pratap Marg, Lucknow 226 001, India
    Bioresour Technol 98:1788-94. 2007
    The study was undertaken to assess the phytoremediation potential of four plants (Sida acuta, Ricinus communis, Calotropis procera, Cassia fistula) growing at a tannery sludge disposal site...
  64. ncbi Effect of organic solvents on the molten globule state of procerain: beta-sheet to alpha-helix switchover in presence of trifluoroethanol
    Vikash Kumar Dubey
    Molecular Biology Unit, Institute of Medicinal Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi 221 005, India
    Protein Pept Lett 13:545-7. 2006
    ..TFE) on the structure and folding of molten globule state of procerain, a cysteine protease from Calotropis procera, was studied by circular dichroism spectroscopy...
  65. ncbi Acaricidal effect of herbal extracts against cattle tick Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus using in vitro studies
    K P Shyma
    Department of Parasitology, Sardar Krushinagar Dantiwada Agricultural University, Sardarkrushinagar, 385506, India
    Parasitol Res 113:1919-26. 2014
    The crude methanolic extract of Datura stramonium, Azadirachta indica, and Calotropis procera leaves, Allium sativum (AS) cloves, and Carica papaya (CP) seeds collected from Banaskanta, Gujarat (India) was tested for its acaricidal ..
  66. ncbi Calotropis procera root extracts block VEGF-induced angiogenesis: quantitative analysis
    Rajani Mathur
    Department of Pharmacology, Delhi Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, Pushp Vihar, M B Road, New Delhi 110 017
    Indian J Physiol Pharmacol 55:5-12. 2011
    ..In this study, methanolic (CM), n-hexane (CH), ethylacetate (CE) and water (CW) extracts of the roots of Calotropis procera were tested for anti-angiogenic activity...
  67. ncbi Laticifer proteins play a defensive role against hemibiotrophic and necrotrophic phytopathogens
    Diego P Souza
    Departamento de Bioquímica e Biologia, Molecular da Universidade Federal do Ceará, Campus do Pici, Cx Postal 6033, Fortaleza, Ceara, CEP 60451 970, Brazil
    Planta 234:183-93. 2011
    Proteins from latex of Calotropis procera (CpLP), Plumeria rubra (PrLP), Carica candamarcensis (P1G10) and Euphorbia tirucalli (EtLP) were tested for antifungal activity against phytopathogens. CpLP and P1G10 inhibited each fungi analyzed...
  68. ncbi UNBS1450 from Calotropis procera as a regulator of signaling pathways involved in proliferation and cell death
    Tom Juncker
    Laboratoire de Biologie Moléculaire et Cellulaire du Cancer, Hopital Kirchberg, 9 rue Edward Steichen, L 2540 Luxembourg, Luxembourg
    Biochem Pharmacol 78:1-10. 2009
    ..For centuries it has been known that the coarse shrub Calotropis procera is a very promising source of ascaricidal, schizonticidal, anti-bacterial, anthelmintic, insecticidal, ..
  69. ncbi Comparative evaluation of the cytotoxic and apoptotic potential of Poecilocerus pictus and Calotropis gigantea
    Caroline Mathen
    Department of Animal Biotechnology, The Kelkar Education Trust s Scientific Research Centre, Mumbai, India
    J Environ Pathol Toxicol Oncol 30:83-92. 2011
    b>Calotropis gigantea, the giant milkweed, is traditionally used for the treatment of cancer and in Ayurvedic medicine as an anti-helminthic, anti-pyretic, and anti-malarial agent. Poecilocerus pictus, an orthopteran insect, feeds on C...
  70. ncbi Rapid identification of calotropagenin glycosides using high-performance liquid chromatography electrospray ionisation tandem mass spectrometry
    Sanjeev Kanojiya
    Sophisticated Analytical Instrument Facility, Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow 226001, India
    Phytochem Anal 23:117-25. 2012
    Cardiac glycosides in Calotropis procera have therapeutic use as inhibitors of Na⁺/K⁺-ATPase to regulate heart contractions...
  71. ncbi Calotropis procera mediated combustion synthesis of ZnAl2O4:Cr(3+) nanophosphors: Structural and luminescence studies
    B S Ravikumar
    C N R Rao Centre for Advanced Materials, Tumkur University, Tumkur 572 103, India
    Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 136:1027-37. 2015
    ZnAl2O4:Cr(3+) nanophosphors were synthesized for the first time by a simple and environment friendly route using Calotropis procera milk latex as fuel...
  72. ncbi Acetaminophen-induced liver damage in mice: effects of some medicinal plants on the oxidative defense system
    M Tolulope Olaleye
    Departamento de Quimica, Centro de Ciencias Naturais e Exatas, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Programa de Pós Graduação em Ciências Biológicas Bioquímica Toxicológica, Camobi, CEP 97105 900, Santa Maria, RS, Brazil
    Exp Toxicol Pathol 59:319-27. 2008
    ..the possible protective effects of administration (100mg/kg) of some medicinal plants (Kigelia africana, Calotropis procera, Hibiscus sabdariffa and Alchornea cordifolia) on PCM-induced liver damage in mice...
  73. ncbi Effect of anhydrosophoradiol-3-acetate of Calotropis gigantea (Linn.) flower as antitumoric agent against Ehrlich's ascites carcinoma in mice
    Muhammad R Habib
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Science, Rajshahi University, Rajshahi 6205, Bangladesh
    Pharmacol Rep 65:761-7. 2013
    ..b>Calotropis gigantea (Linn...
  74. ncbi Detection of a Usp-like gene in Calotropis procera plant from the de novo assembled genome contigs of the high-throughput sequencing dataset
    Ahmed M Shokry
    Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, King Abdulaziz University KAU, P O Box 80141, Jeddah 21589, Saudi Arabia Agricultural Genetic Engineering Research Institute AGERI, Agriculture Research Center ARC, Giza, Egypt
    C R Biol 337:86-94. 2014
    The wild plant species Calotropis procera (C. procera) has many potential applications and beneficial uses in medicine, industry and ornamental field. It also represents an excellent source of genes for drought and salt tolerance...
  75. pmc Water relations and photosynthetic capacity of two species of Calotropis in a tropical semi-arid ecosystem
    Wilmer Tezara
    Centro de Botánica Tropical, Instituto de Biologia Experimental, Universidad Central de Venezuela, Caracas 1041 A, Venezuela
    Ann Bot 107:397-405. 2011
    b>Calotropis procera and Calotropis gigantea, originally from warm parts of Africa and Asia, are now pan-tropical and in ecological terms considered an indicator of overgrazed, disturbed lands; they grow successfully in dry areas...
  76. ncbi Effects of Calotropis procera on oestrous cycle and on oestrogenic functionality in rats
    C Circosta
    Pharmaco Biological Department, School of Pharmacy, University of Messina, Italy
    Farmaco 56:373-8. 2001
    Effects of ethanolic and aqueous extracts of Calotropis procera (Ait.) R.Br. roots, have been studied on oestrous cycle and on some parameters of oestrogenic functionality in rats...
  77. ncbi Effect of railway engines emission on the micromorphology of some field plants
    Mamta Rani
    Botany Department, S S V P G, College, Hapur 245 101 India
    J Environ Biol 27:373-6. 2006
    ..The plants selected for the present studies included Croton bonplandianum, Cannabis sativa and Calotropis procera...
  78. ncbi Anti-inflammatory effect of the latex from Calotropis procera in three different experimental models: peritonitis, paw edema and hemorrhagic cystitis
    N M N Alencar
    Departamento de Farmacologia e Fisiologia, Universidade Federal do Ceara, Campus do Pici, Fortaleza Ceara, Brasil
    Planta Med 70:1144-9. 2004
    Latex from Calotropis procera is widely used in folk medicine as a rich source of biologically active compounds capable of promoting diverse benefits such as control of dermal fungal infections, antimicrobial activities and pain relief ..
  79. ncbi Antibacterial and cytotoxic potential of silver nanoparticles synthesized using latex of Calotropis gigantea L
    Chandrasekaran Rajkuberan
    Department of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli 620024, Tamil Nadu, India
    Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 136:924-30. 2015
    ..present study aimed to synthesis silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) in a greener route using aqueous latex extract of Calotropis gigantea L. toward biomedical applications...
  80. ncbi Cola soft drinks for evaluating the bioaccessibility of uranium in contaminated mine soils
    Bernd G Lottermoser
    School of Earth Sciences, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 79, Hobart, Tasmania 7001, Australia
    Sci Total Environ 409:3512-9. 2011
    ..of bioaccessible uranium in the analysed soils and of uranium uptake into leaves and stems of the Sodom apple (Calotropis procera)...
  81. ncbi Molluscicidal activity of methomyl and cardenolide extracts from Calotropis procera and Adenium arabicum against the land snail Monacha cantiana
    Ali Al-Sarar
    Plant Protection Department, College of Food and Agriculture Sciences, King Saud University, P O Box 2460, Riyadh 11451, Saudi Arabia
    Molecules 17:5310-8. 2012
    ..the benzene (B) and methanol (M) extracts], one cardenolide extract from Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T. Aiton (extract C), and methomyl against the harmful land snail Monacha cantiana (Montagu)...
  82. ncbi Evaluation of chemical constituents and free-radical scavenging activity of Swarnabhasma (gold ash), an ayurvedic drug
    A Mitra
    Department of Kayachikitsa, Institute of Post Graduate Ayurvedic Education and Research, Calcutta 700 009, India
    J Ethnopharmacol 80:147-53. 2002
    ..Ayurvedic pharmacy which consisted of Realger (As(2)S(2)), Lead oxide (Pb(3)O(4)), Pure gold (Au) and Latex of Calotropis gigantea...
  83. ncbi Disastrous results of indigenous methods of rabies prevention in developing countries
    J K Dutta
    Int J Infect Dis 6:236-7. 2002
  84. pmc Insights on the phytochemical profile (cyclopeptides) and biological activities of Calotropis procera latex organic fractions
    Thiago Lustosa Jucá
    Departamento de Bioquimica e Biologia Molecular, Universidade Federal do Ceara, Av Humberto Monte, Campus do Pici, 60451 970 Fortaleza, CE, Brazil
    ScientificWorldJournal 2013:615454. 2013
    b>Calotropis procera is a medicinal plant whose pharmacological properties are associated with its latex...
  85. ncbi Calotropis gigantiea (L.) R. Br (Apocynaceae): a phytochemical and pharmacological review
    Madhuri Kadiyala
    Department of Pharmacology, JSS College of Pharmacy, Udhagamandalam 643001, The Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu, India Electronic address
    J Ethnopharmacol 150:32-50. 2013
    b>Calotropis gigantiea (L.) R...
  86. ncbi [Liposoluble constituents from the flowers of Calotropis gigantea and their antimicrobial activities]
    Mao Yuan Wang
    Tropical Crops Genetic Resources Institute, Chinese Academy of Tropical Agricultural Sciences Key Laboratory of Crop Gene Resources and Germplasm Enhancement in Southern China, Danzhou 571737, China
    Zhong Yao Cai 36:404-7. 2013
    To study the liposoluble constituents from the flowers of Calotropis gigantea and their antimicrobial activities.
  87. ncbi Development and characterization of new cell line BPH22 from midgut epithelial cells of Poekilocerus pictus (Fabricius, 1775)
    Kiran R Kharat
    Department of Zoology, Ket s V G Vaze College, Mulund, Mumbai, India
    In Vitro Cell Dev Biol Anim 46:824-7. 2010
    Poekilocerus pictus is a painted grasshopper, which feeds on Calotropis sp. containing the cardiac glycosides. A new cell line BPH22 is developed from midgut of P. pictus to study its unique physiology and biochemistry...
  88. ncbi New insights into the complex mixture of latex cysteine peptidases in Calotropis procera
    M V Ramos
    Departamento de Bioquimica e Biologia Molecular, Universidade Federal do Ceara, Fortaleza, CE, Brazil
    Int J Biol Macromol 58:211-9. 2013
    The latex of Calotropis procera is a rich source of proteolytic activity. This latex is known to contain two distinct cysteine peptidases: procerain and procerain B. In this study, new cysteine peptidases were purified from C...
  89. pmc Effect of Cuscuta reflexa stem and Calotropis procera leaf extracts on glucose tolerance in glucose-induced hyperglycemic rats and mice
    Mohammed Rahmatullah
    Department of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering, University of Development Alternative, Dhanmondi R A, Dhaka 1205, Bangladesh
    Afr J Tradit Complement Altern Med 7:109-12. 2010
    Cuscuta reflexa (whole plant) and Calotropis procera (leaves) are used in folk medicine of Bangladesh to control blood sugar in patients suffering from diabetes mellitus...
  90. pmc Isolation and characterization of some phytochemicals from Indian traditional plants
    Neeharika Srivastava
    Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Allahabad, Allahabad 211002, India
    Biotechnol Res Int 2012:549850. 2012
    ..antioxidants activities in aqueous extracts of different parts of some plants; Argemone mexicana, Datura metel, Calotropis procera, Thevetia peruviana, and Cannabis sativa...
  91. pmc Identification of a novel Calotropis procera protein that can suppress tumor growth in breast cancer through the suppression of NF-κB pathway
    Ramar Perumal Samy
    Infectious Diseases Programme, Department of Microbiology, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University Health System, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
    PLoS ONE 7:e48514. 2012
    ..In the present study, we investigated the in vitro and in vivo antitumor activities of a novel Calotropis procera protein (CP-P) isolated from root bark...
  92. pmc Insights from the predicted interactions of plant derived compounds to the gluco-corticoid receptor as an alternative to dexa-methasone
    Rajeev Sarmah
    Centre for Bioinformatics Studies, Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh 786004, Assam India
    Bioinformation 8:963-9. 2012
    ..Therefore, alternative for DEX - plant metabolites of Calotropis sp and Swertia chirata were screened using docking appraoch...
  93. pmc Pilot Study with regard to the Wound Healing Activity of Protein from Calotropis procera (Ait.) R. Br
    Ramar Perumal Samy
    Infectious Diseases Programme, Department of Microbiology, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore 117597
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2012:294528. 2012
    We provide the scientific basis for the use of Calotropis procera for treating skin and wound infections in traditional medicine. The aqueous extract of stem-bark of C. procera exhibited more pronounced potent antimicrobial activity...
  94. ncbi Acaricidal activity of synthesized titanium dioxide nanoparticles using Calotropis gigantea against Rhipicephalus microplus and Haemaphysalis bispinosa
    Sampath Marimuthu
    Unit of Nanotechnology and Bioactive Natural Products, Post Graduate and Research Department of Zoology, C Abdul Hakeem College, Melvisharam 632 509, Vellore District, Tamil Nadu, India
    Asian Pac J Trop Med 6:682-8. 2013
    ..the acaricidal activity of titanium dioxide nanoparticles (TiO2 NPs) synthesized from flower aqueous extract of Calotropis gigantea(C. gigantea) against the larvae of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus [R. (B...
  95. ncbi Anticonvulsant action of Calotropis procera latex proteins
    Raquel Cristina de Sousa Lima
    Instituto Superior de Biomedicina Universidade Estadual do Ceará, Ceara, Brazil
    Epilepsy Behav 23:123-6. 2012
    b>Calotropis procera (Ait.) R.Br. is a laticiferous plant belonging to the Apocynaceae family. C...
  96. ncbi Nature vs. nurture: gold perpetuates "stemness"
    Willi Paul
    Division of Biosurface Technology, Biomedical Technology Wing Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram 695012, India
    J Stem Cells 6:181-98. 2011
    ..Particulate-gold induced upregulation of FGFR1 and IGF2 expression, and decrease in IGF1 secretion indicates IGF1/2 mediated support for enhanced pluripotency and self-renewal in hESCs...
  97. pmc Crystallization and X-ray diffraction analysis of an antifungal laticifer protein
    Frederico Bruno-Moreno
    Centro de Ciencias da Saude, Universidade de Fortaleza, Avenida Washington Soares 1321, Bairro Edson Queiroz, 60811 905 Fortaleza CE, Brazil
    Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun 69:646-9. 2013
    An osmotin (CpOsm) from the latex of Calotropis procera has been crystallized in both tetragonal and trigonal forms suitable for structure determination...
  98. ncbi In-vitro schizonticidal screening of Calotropis procera
    P Sharma
    School of Environmental Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi 110067, India
    Fitoterapia 71:77-9. 2000
    Following an ethnobotanical approach, the ethanol extracts of Calotropis procera leaves, stems, roots, flowers and buds have been screened in vitro for antimalarial activity against chloroquine (CQ)-sensitive and CQ-resistant Plasmodium ..
  99. ncbi Genetic diversity in some perennial plant species with-in short distances
    S C Pandeya
    Flat No 202, Jhavar Estate, Thatipur, Gwalior 474 011, India
    J Environ Biol 28:83-6. 2007
    ..Delonix regia (Boj.) Refin., Cassia fistula L. and Calotropis procera R. Br...
  100. ncbi Wound healing in diabetes mellitus: traditional treatment modalities
    A A Laitiff
    Department of Anatomy, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Jalan Raja Muda Abdul Aziz, 50300 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Clin Ter 161:359-64. 2010
    ..Such traditional plants are Aloe vera, Calotropis procera, Portulaca oleracea, Acalypha langiana, Plagiochasma appendiculatum and Momordica charantia...
  101. ncbi Evaluation of antipyretic activity of Calotropis gigantea (Asclepiadaceae) in experimental animals
    H R Chitme
    Institute of Pharmacy, Bundelkhand University, Jhansi 284128, U P, India
    Phytother Res 19:454-6. 2005
    The roots of Calotropis gigantea have been used in leprosy, eczema, syphilis, elephantiasis, ulceration and cough in the Indian system of traditional medicine...