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White Button Mushroom, Agaricus bisporus (Agaricomycetes), and a Probiotics Mixture Supplementation Correct Dyslipidemia without Influencing the Colon Microbiome Profile in Hypercholesterolemic Rats.

Farhan Asad, Haseeb Anwar, Hadi M Yassine, Muhammad Irfan Ullah, Aziz Rahman, Zahid Kamran, Muhammad Umar Sohail,

Consumption of foods rich in dietary fiber has attracted considerable attention for lowering blood cholesterol and triglycerides through attenuation of gut microbiome. Diets rich in fiber may provide substrates for microbes to digest and proliferate. In response, products of microbial digestion enter systemic circulation and support host energy homeostasis. In ... Read more >>

Int J Med Mushrooms (International journal of medicinal mushrooms)
[2020, 22(3):235-244]

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Ex-vivo antihypertensive and calcium channel blocking activity of Androsace foliosa n-hexane leaves fraction on isolated rabbit aorta.

Jawad Zaheer, Abida Kausar, Hina Kanwal, Noreen Akhtar, Aisha Ilyas, Zil-I-Huma Nazlli, Ayesha Riaz, Syed Muhammad Ali Shah, Muhammad Akram, Muhammad Usman Sarwar, Abdul Hamid Khan, Fahad Said Khan, Farhan Asad, Hina Anwar, Madeeha Anwar,

Hypertension is persistent elevation in blood pressure for 3-4 weeks. Estimated global prevalence of hypertension suggested that by the Year 2025 (29%) of adult worldwide are suffering from hypertension (1.56 billion). Hypertension complications are hemorrhage, atherosclerosis, renal artery stenosis, angina pectoris end organ damage, cardiomyopathy, myocardial infarction and retinopathy. Along ... Read more >>

Pak J Pharm Sci (Pakistan journal of pharmaceutical sciences)
[2019, 32(6(Supplementary)):2893-2898]

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DNA breakage by resveratrol and Cu(II): reaction mechanism and bacteriophage inactivation.

A Ahmad, S Farhan Asad, S Singh, S M Hadi,

Resveratrol (3,4',5-trihydroxy stilbene) is a phytoalexin and a polyphenolic compound present in human dietary material such as peanuts, mulberries, grapes and red wine. It is widely considered to possess cardiovascular protective properties and has also been shown to be chemopreventive against various stages of chemically induced carcinogenesis. It has recently ... Read more >>

Cancer Lett. (Cancer letters)
[2000, 154(1):29-37]

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Uric acid inhibits L-DOPA-CU(II) mediated DNA cleavage.

S Singh, S Farhan Asad, S M Hadi,

It has been proposed that considerable DNA damage may be caused by endogenous metabolites produced during the body's normal metabolic processes. We have previously shown that L-DOPA, in the presence of Cu(II) leads to oxidative DNA breakage in vitro. Uric acid is considered to be a naturally occuring antioxidant and ... Read more >>

Neurosci Lett (Neuroscience letters)
[1998, 258(2):69-72]

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