P Chaturvedi

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Affiliation: University of Botswana
Country: Botswana

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A comparative study of the antioxidant properties of two different species of Ocimum of southern Africa on alcohol-induced oxidative stress
    S George
    Department of Basic Sciences, Botswana College of Agriculture, Gaborone, Botswana 00267
    J Med Food 12:1154-8. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Antidiabetic potentials of Momordica charantia: multiple mechanisms behind the effects
    Padmaja Chaturvedi
    Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Botswana, Gaborone, Botswana
    J Med Food 15:101-7. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Effect of Momordica charantia on lipid profile and oral glucose tolerance in diabetic rats
    P Chaturvedi
    Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Botswana, Gaborone, Private Bag 0022, Botswana
    Phytother Res 18:954-6. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Role of Momordica charantia in maintaining the normal levels of lipids and glucose in diabetic rats fed a high-fat and low-carbohydrate diet
    P Chaturvedi
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Botswana, P Bag 0074 Gaborone, Botswana
    Br J Biomed Sci 62:124-6. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Preventive and protective effects of wild basil in ethanol-induced liver toxicity in rats
    R Chaturvedi
    Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Sciences, University of Botswana
    Br J Biomed Sci 64:10-2. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Protective role of Raphanus sativus root extract on paracetamol-induced hepatotoxicity in albino rats
    P Chaturvedi
    Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Sciences, University of Botswana
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 77:41-5. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of Raphanus sativus in the treatment of paracetamol-induced hepatotoxicity in albino rats
    P Chaturvedi
    Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Sciences, University of Botswana
    Br J Biomed Sci 64:105-8. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Momordica charantia maintains normal glucose levels and lipid profiles and prevents oxidative stress in diabetic rats subjected to chronic sucrose load
    Padmaja Chaturvedi
    Department of Biological Sciences, Botswana College of Agriculture, Gaborone, Botswana
    J Med Food 13:520-7. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Bitter melon protects against lipid peroxidation caused by immobilization stress in albino rats
    P Chaturvedi
    Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Sciences, University of Botswana
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 79:48-56. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Protective role of Ocimum canum plant extract in alcohol-induced oxidative stress in albino rats
    S George
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Botswana, Gaborone, Botswana
    Br J Biomed Sci 65:80-5. 2008

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Publications12

  1. doi request reprint A comparative study of the antioxidant properties of two different species of Ocimum of southern Africa on alcohol-induced oxidative stress
    S George
    Department of Basic Sciences, Botswana College of Agriculture, Gaborone, Botswana 00267
    J Med Food 12:1154-8. 2009
    ..Thus there is a possibility that O. canum might be participating through vitamin C and O. gratissimum through vitamin E...
  2. doi request reprint Antidiabetic potentials of Momordica charantia: multiple mechanisms behind the effects
    Padmaja Chaturvedi
    Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Botswana, Gaborone, Botswana
    J Med Food 15:101-7. 2012
    ..Therefore it is proposed that effects of M. charantia on carbohydrate and fat metabolism are through thyroxine and AMPK...
  3. ncbi request reprint Effect of Momordica charantia on lipid profile and oral glucose tolerance in diabetic rats
    P Chaturvedi
    Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Botswana, Gaborone, Private Bag 0022, Botswana
    Phytother Res 18:954-6. 2004
    ..The effect was more pronounced when the test was done in rats fed the extract on the day of the test compared with tests done in rats which were not fed the extract on the same day...
  4. ncbi request reprint Role of Momordica charantia in maintaining the normal levels of lipids and glucose in diabetic rats fed a high-fat and low-carbohydrate diet
    P Chaturvedi
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Botswana, P Bag 0074 Gaborone, Botswana
    Br J Biomed Sci 62:124-6. 2005
    ..Results showed that M. charantia extract normalised blood glucose level, reduced triglyceride and LDL levels and increased HDL level. The animals reverted to a diabetic state once the M. charantia extract was discontinued...
  5. ncbi request reprint Preventive and protective effects of wild basil in ethanol-induced liver toxicity in rats
    R Chaturvedi
    Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Sciences, University of Botswana
    Br J Biomed Sci 64:10-2. 2007
    ..05) was noted only in group E4, although an upward trend was noted in all experimental groups. This study shows that O. gratissimum prevents free radical damage to the liver and thus protects the organ from oxidative stress...
  6. ncbi request reprint Protective role of Raphanus sativus root extract on paracetamol-induced hepatotoxicity in albino rats
    P Chaturvedi
    Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Sciences, University of Botswana
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 77:41-5. 2007
    ..Thus this study indicates the involvement of Raphanus sativus root extract with antioxidants like glutathione and catalase in rendering protection against paracetamol-induced lipid peroxidation and hepatotoxicity...
  7. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of Raphanus sativus in the treatment of paracetamol-induced hepatotoxicity in albino rats
    P Chaturvedi
    Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Sciences, University of Botswana
    Br J Biomed Sci 64:105-8. 2007
    ..It also brought about repletion of GSH levels and recovery of catalase activity. Results for group E3 indicated that RSME was not able to reverse the effects of paracetamol if administration continued...
  8. doi request reprint Momordica charantia maintains normal glucose levels and lipid profiles and prevents oxidative stress in diabetic rats subjected to chronic sucrose load
    Padmaja Chaturvedi
    Department of Biological Sciences, Botswana College of Agriculture, Gaborone, Botswana
    J Med Food 13:520-7. 2010
    ..This study concludes that M. charantia maintains the normal glucose level, lipid profiles, and antioxidant condition in diabetic rats against the sucrose load...
  9. doi request reprint Bitter melon protects against lipid peroxidation caused by immobilization stress in albino rats
    P Chaturvedi
    Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Sciences, University of Botswana
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 79:48-56. 2009
    ..Thus this plant provides protection by strengthening the antioxidants like reduced glutathione and catalase. Inclusion of this plant in the daily diet would be beneficial...
  10. ncbi request reprint Protective role of Ocimum canum plant extract in alcohol-induced oxidative stress in albino rats
    S George
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Botswana, Gaborone, Botswana
    Br J Biomed Sci 65:80-5. 2008
    ..After four weeks the rats were sacrificed in order to assess the lipid peroxidation and antioxidant potentials. The results indicated that the O. canum extract had hepatoprotective abilities against alcohol-induced oxidative stress...
  11. pmc Hepato-Protective Potential of Methanol Extract of Leaf of Ziziphus Mucronata (ZMLM) Against Dimethoate Toxicity: Biochemical and Histological Approach
    Te Kwape
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Botswana, Gaborone, Botswana
    Ghana Med J 47:112-20. 2013
    ..The leaves of Ziziphus mucronata are used locally as food and a health drink; the leaf paste can also be used in the treatment of boils. The root of the plant is usually used in the treatment of a wide range of pains...
  12. ncbi request reprint Predictor of low birth weight babies by anthropometry
    A Taksande
    Department of Pediatrics, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sevagram, Wardha, Maharashtra 442102, India
    J Trop Pediatr 53:420-3. 2007
    ..The present study was undertaken to find out the best simple anthropometric parameter for identifying low birth weight (LBW) babies...