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Managing the root rot disease of sunflower with endophytic fluorescent Pseudomonas associated with healthy plants

Shumaila Moin, Syed Abid Ali, Khwaja Ali Hasan, Amna Tariq, Viqar Sultana, Jehan Ara, Syed Ehteshamul-Haque,

Use of pesticides is an effective way to control plant diseases but their excessive or misuse of chemical pesticides can cause environmental pollution. Whereas, biological control of plant diseases with saprophytic bacteria and fungi still giving inconsistent results, utilization of endophytic bacteria in plant disease management has been appeared as ... Read more >>

Crop Prot (Crop protection (Guildford, Surrey))
[2020, 130:Not Available]

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Hypolipidemic potential of sterol containing fractions of Jolyna laminarioides: a brown alga.

- Ruqqia, Nida Sohail, Darakhshan Taj, Ghulam Sarwar, Viqar Sultana, Jehan Ara, Syed Ehteshamul Haque,

Solvent fractions (n-hexane, cholorofrom, methanol) and fractions containing sterols of Jolyna laminarioides was evaluated in triton-induced and high-fat-diet induced hyperlipidemic rats. Oral administration of J. laminarioides significantly reduced the elevated level of serum total cholesterol, triglycerides and LDL-c, both in triton induced and high fat diet induced hyperlipidemic rat models ... Read more >>

Pak J Pharm Sci (Pakistan journal of pharmaceutical sciences)
[2020, 33(1):169-174]

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Hypoglycemic potential of some seaweeds from Karachi coast of Pakistan.

Perveen Akhtar, Khan Hira, - Ambreen, Viqar Sultana, Jehan Ara, Syed Ehteshamul-Haque,

Hypoglycemic activity of ethanol extracts and polysaccharides of seaweeds were studied in Sprague Dawley rats. Based on primary screening of ethanol extracts of 10 seaweeds, three Spatoglossum variabile, Stokeyia indica and Sargassum swartzii were selected for further study and polysaccharides were also extracted from them. Ethanol extracts and polysaccharides were ... Read more >>

Pak J Pharm Sci (Pakistan journal of pharmaceutical sciences)
[2019, 32(4):1599-1605]

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Protective role of Sargassum species in liver and kidney dysfunctions and associated disorders in rats intoxicated with carbon tetrachloride and acetaminophen.

Khan Hira, Viqar Sultana, Jehan Ara, Syed Ehteshamul Haque,

Hepatoprotective and reno-potective effect of Sargassum species was investigated in rats against carbon tetrachloride (CCl4) and acetaminophen (AAP) intoxication. The rats were given ethanol extracts of Sargassum ilicifolium, S. lanceolatum and S.swartzii orally at dose of 200mg/kg b.w. (body weight) daily for 14 days. These seaweed treated rats were then ... Read more >>

Pak J Pharm Sci (Pakistan journal of pharmaceutical sciences)
[2017, 30(3):721-728]

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Effect of seaweeds occurring at Karachi coast on mosquito larvae and liver function in rats.

Khan Hira, Rajput M Tariq, Viqar Sultana, Jehan Ara, Syed Ehteshamul Haque,

Seaweeds have been consumed as human food from thousands of years. In this study ethanol extract of 16 different seaweeds were tested for mosquito larvicidal activity against 4th instar larvae of Aedes aegyptii. The ethanol extracts of Padina pavonia and Sargassum ilicifolium caused 50% mortality at 1200ppm concentration. However other ... Read more >>

Pak J Pharm Sci (Pakistan journal of pharmaceutical sciences)
[2017, 30(2):387-391]

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Evaluation of biocontrol potential of fluorescent Pseudomonas associated with root nodules of mungbean

Rubina Noreen, Jehan Ara, Khwaja Ali Hasan, Syed Abid Ali, Syed Ehteshamul-Haque, Viqar Sultana,

Thirty two isolates of fluorescent Pseudomonas and sixteen rhizobia were isolated from the root nodules of mungbean (Vigna radiata) collected from the experimental fields of Karachi University. Pseudomonas and rhizobia were characterized for their plant growth promoting and biocontrol potential through the determination of in vitro activity against root rotting ... Read more >>

Crop Prot (Crop protection (Guildford, Surrey))
[2015, 75:18-24]

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Antihepatotoxic effect of golden berry (Physalis peruviana Linn.) in carbon tetrachloride (CCl4) intoxicated rats.

Darakhshan Taj, Hira Khan, Viqar Sultana, Jehan Ara, Syed Ehteshamul-Haque,

Liver is the main site in the body for intense metabolism and excretion. A number of chemicals and drugs which are used routinely cause liver damage. The present study investigates the antihepatotoxic effect of Physalis peruviana whole ripe fruit, water and ethanol extracts of fruit in normal as well as ... Read more >>

Pak J Pharm Sci (Pakistan journal of pharmaceutical sciences)
[2014, 27(3):491-494]

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Role of Antagonistic Microorganisms and Organic Amendment in Stimulating the Defense System of Okra Against Root Rotting Fungi.

Hafiza Asma Shafique, Viqar Sultana, Jehan Ara, Syed Ehteshamul-Haque, Mohammad Athar,

Without application of chemical pesticides control of soilborne diseases is a great challenge. Stimulation of natural plant's defense is considered as one of the most promising alternative strategy for crop protection. Organic amendment of soil besides direct suppressing the pathogen, has been reported to have an influence on phytochemicals in ... Read more >>

Pol J Microbiol (Polish journal of microbiology)
[2015, 64(2):157-162]

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Prevalence and associated risk factors for syphilis in women with recurrent miscarriages.

Arshad Hussain Laghari, Viqar Sultana, Akhtar Hussain Samoo, Pirbhomal Makhija, Jehan Ara, Hira,

OBJECTIVE:A Cross Sectional population based serological studies was conducted to determine the prevalence and associated risk factors for syphilis women with recurrent miscarriages. METHODS:Patient's 5ml whole blood was collected through venepuncture technique. Data were collected by all women answered a questionnaire and by investigating blood sample VDRL test and FTA-ABS ... Read more >>

Pak J Med Sci (Pakistan journal of medical sciences)
[2014, 30(2):295-298]

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Induction of labour with oral misoprostol for prelabour rupture of membranes at term.

Jehan Ara, Meher Noorani,

OBJECTIVE: To study the efficacy, safety and maternal satisfaction of oral misoprostol for induction of labour in patients with prelabour rupture of membrane at term (PROM). METHODS: Pregnant women with singleton pregnancy at term with cephalic presentation with prelabour rupture of membranes having no other obstetric and maternal contraindications for ... Read more >>

J Pak Med Assoc (JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association)
[2005, 55(5):180-183]

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Biological activity of Spatoglossum asperum: a brown alga.

Jehan Ara, Viqar Sultana, Rashida Qasim, Syed Ehteshamul-Haque, Viqar Uddin Ahmad,

Chloroform and methanol fractions of an ethanol extract of Spatoglossum asperum showed antifungal activity against the highly destructive plant pathogen, Macrophomina phaseolina while the n-hexane fraction showed activity against Rhizoctonia solani and Fusarium solani. n-Hexane and methanol fractions also showed nematicidal activity against the plant parasitic nematode, Meloidogyne javanica. Column ... Read more >>

Phytother Res (Phytotherapy research : PTR)
[2005, 19(7):618-623]

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Hypolipidaemic activity of seaweed from Karachi coast.

Jehan Ara, Viqar Sultana, Rashida Qasim, Viqar Uddin Ahmad,

During the present study, ethanol extracts of five seaweed species Solieria robusta, Iyengaria stellata, Colpomenia sinuosa, Spatoglossum asperum and Caulerpa racemosa at 10 mg/ 200 g body weight were tested for their hypolipidaemic activity. All the species significantly decreased the serum total cholesterol, triglyceride and low density lipoprotein cholesterol levels ... Read more >>

Phytother Res (Phytotherapy research : PTR)
[2002, 16(5):479-483]

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