A K Chandra

Summary

Country: India

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Effect of radish (Raphanus sativus Linn.) on thyroid status under conditions of varying iodine intake in rats
    Amar K Chandra
    Endocrinology and Reproductive Physiology Laboratory, Department of Physiology, University of College of Science and Technology, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India
    Indian J Exp Biol 44:653-61. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the effectiveness of salt iodization status in Tripura, north east India
    Amar K Chandra
    Department of Physiology, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India
    Indian J Med Res 115:22-7. 2002
  3. doi request reprint Excessive dietary calcium in the disruption of structural and functional status of adult male reproductive system in rat with possible mechanism
    Amar K Chandra
    Endocrinology and Reproductive Physiology Laboratory, Department of Physiology, University College of Science and Technology, University of Calcutta, 92, Acharya Prafulla Chandra Road, Kolkata, 700 009 West Bengal, India
    Mol Cell Biochem 364:181-91. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Bioavailability of iodine and hardness (magnesium and calcium salt) in drinking water in the etiology of endemic goitre in Sundarban delta of West Bengal (India)
    Amar K Chandra
    Endocrinology and Reproductive Physiology Laboratory, Department of Physiology, University College of Science and Technology, University of Calcutta, 92, Acharya Prafulla Chandra Road, Kolkata, West Bengal
    J Environ Sci Eng 49:139-42. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Goiter prevalence and iodine nutritional status of school children in a sub-Himalayan Tarai region of eastern Uttar Pradesh
    A K Chandra
    Endocrinology and Reproductive Physiology Laboratory, Department of Physiology, University College of Science and Technology, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
    Indian Pediatr 45:469-74. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Dietary supplies of iodine & thiocyanate in the aetiology of endemic goitre in Imphal East district of Manipur, north east India
    A K Chandra
    Department of Physiology, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India
    Indian J Med Res 128:601-5. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Etiological factors for the persistence of endemic goiter in selected areas of Siddharthnagar district in Eastern Uttar Pradesh, India
    A K Chandra
    Endocrinology and Reproductive Physiology Laboratory, Department of Physiology, University College of Science and Technology, University of Calcutta, West Bengal, India
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 22:317-25. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Vitamin E-supplementation protect chromium (VI)-induced spermatogenic and steroidogenic disorders in testicular tissues of rats
    Amar K Chandra
    Department of Physiology, Endocrinology and Reproductive Physiology Laboratory, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
    Food Chem Toxicol 48:972-9. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Protection against vanadium-induced testicular toxicity by testosterone propionate in rats
    Amar K Chandra
    Endocrinology and Reproductive Physiology Laboratory, Department of Physiology, University of Calcutta, 92 Acharya Prafulla Chandra Road, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
    Toxicol Mech Methods 20:306-15. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Goitrogenic/antithyroidal potential of green tea extract in relation to catechin in rats
    Amar K Chandra
    Endocrinology and Reproductive Physiology Laboratory, Department of Physiology, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
    Food Chem Toxicol 48:2304-11. 2010

Collaborators

  • Srikanta Ghosh
  • Amar K Chandra
  • Sanjukta Mukhopadhyay
  • Haimanti Goswami
  • Mahitosh Sarkar
  • Pallav Sengupta
  • Aparajita Chatterjee
  • Dishari Ghosh
  • Smritiratan Tripathy
  • Sanchari Sinha

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint Effect of radish (Raphanus sativus Linn.) on thyroid status under conditions of varying iodine intake in rats
    Amar K Chandra
    Endocrinology and Reproductive Physiology Laboratory, Department of Physiology, University of College of Science and Technology, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India
    Indian J Exp Biol 44:653-61. 2006
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the effectiveness of salt iodization status in Tripura, north east India
    Amar K Chandra
    Department of Physiology, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India
    Indian J Med Res 115:22-7. 2002
    ..The present work evaluates the quality of implementation of the salt iodization programme and the possible involvement of dietary goitrogens in the process...
  3. doi request reprint Excessive dietary calcium in the disruption of structural and functional status of adult male reproductive system in rat with possible mechanism
    Amar K Chandra
    Endocrinology and Reproductive Physiology Laboratory, Department of Physiology, University College of Science and Technology, University of Calcutta, 92, Acharya Prafulla Chandra Road, Kolkata, 700 009 West Bengal, India
    Mol Cell Biochem 364:181-91. 2012
    ..Overall observations suggest that excessive dietary calcium enhances the generation of free-radicals resulting in structural and functional disruption of male reproduction...
  4. ncbi request reprint Bioavailability of iodine and hardness (magnesium and calcium salt) in drinking water in the etiology of endemic goitre in Sundarban delta of West Bengal (India)
    Amar K Chandra
    Endocrinology and Reproductive Physiology Laboratory, Department of Physiology, University College of Science and Technology, University of Calcutta, 92, Acharya Prafulla Chandra Road, Kolkata, West Bengal
    J Environ Sci Eng 49:139-42. 2007
    ..These findings suggest that the entire delta region is environmentally iodine sufficient but water is relatively hard and thus possibility of hardness of water for the persistence of endemic goitre may not be ruled out...
  5. ncbi request reprint Goiter prevalence and iodine nutritional status of school children in a sub-Himalayan Tarai region of eastern Uttar Pradesh
    A K Chandra
    Endocrinology and Reproductive Physiology Laboratory, Department of Physiology, University College of Science and Technology, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
    Indian Pediatr 45:469-74. 2008
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Dietary supplies of iodine & thiocyanate in the aetiology of endemic goitre in Imphal East district of Manipur, north east India
    A K Chandra
    Department of Physiology, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India
    Indian J Med Res 128:601-5. 2008
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Etiological factors for the persistence of endemic goiter in selected areas of Siddharthnagar district in Eastern Uttar Pradesh, India
    A K Chandra
    Endocrinology and Reproductive Physiology Laboratory, Department of Physiology, University College of Science and Technology, University of Calcutta, West Bengal, India
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 22:317-25. 2009
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Vitamin E-supplementation protect chromium (VI)-induced spermatogenic and steroidogenic disorders in testicular tissues of rats
    Amar K Chandra
    Department of Physiology, Endocrinology and Reproductive Physiology Laboratory, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
    Food Chem Toxicol 48:972-9. 2010
    ..Epididymal sperm number was also restored in vitamin E-supplemented group than Cr induced rats. This study implicates vitamin E as a possible protective agent against Cr induced spermatogenic and steroidogenic alteration...
  9. doi request reprint Protection against vanadium-induced testicular toxicity by testosterone propionate in rats
    Amar K Chandra
    Endocrinology and Reproductive Physiology Laboratory, Department of Physiology, University of Calcutta, 92 Acharya Prafulla Chandra Road, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
    Toxicol Mech Methods 20:306-15. 2010
    ..However, hormone replacement therapy by testosterone propionate may provide partial protection. The results suggest the feasibility of using endocrine regimens to impede deleterious effects of vanadium on the male reproductive system...
  10. doi request reprint Goitrogenic/antithyroidal potential of green tea extract in relation to catechin in rats
    Amar K Chandra
    Endocrinology and Reproductive Physiology Laboratory, Department of Physiology, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
    Food Chem Toxicol 48:2304-11. 2010
    ..Taken together, these results suggest that catechin present in green tea extract might behave as antithyroid agent and possibly the consumption of green tea at high dose could alter thyroid function adversely...
  11. doi request reprint Effect of different doses of un-fractionated green and black tea extracts on thyroid physiology
    Amar K Chandra
    Endocrinology and Reproductive Physiology Laboratory, Department of Physiology, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
    Hum Exp Toxicol 30:884-96. 2011
    ..This study concludes that goitrogenic/antithyroidal potential of un-fractionated green tea extract is much more than black tea extract because of the differences in catechin contents in the tea extracts...
  12. ncbi request reprint Thyroxine induced stress and its possible prevention by catechin
    Amar K Chandra
    Endocrinology and Reproductive Physiology Laboratory, Department of Physiology, University College of Science and Technology, University of Calcutta, 92, Acharya Prafulla Chandra Road, Kolkata 700 009, India
    Indian J Exp Biol 48:559-65. 2010
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  13. ncbi request reprint Effect of green tea (Camellia sinensis L.) extract on morphological and functional changes in adult male gonads of albino rats
    Amar K Chandra
    Department of Physiology, University College of Science and Technology, University of Calcutta, 92, Acharya Prafulla Chandra Road, Kolkata 700 009, West Bengal, India
    Indian J Exp Biol 49:689-97. 2011
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Iodine nutritional status among school children in selected areas of Howrah District in West Bengal, India
    Amar K Chandra
    Endocrinology and Reproductive Physiology Laboratory, Department of Physiology, University College of Science and Technology, University of Calcutta, 92, Acharya Profulla Chandra Road, Kolkata 700 009, India
    J Trop Pediatr 54:54-7. 2008
    ..Consumption of dietary goitrogen and hard drinking water may have the possible role for the persistence of endemic goitre in the region...
  15. ncbi request reprint Chromium induced testicular impairment in relation to adrenocortical activities in adult albino rats
    Amar K Chandra
    Endocrinology and Reproductive Physiology Laboratory, Department of Physiology, University of Calcutta, University College of Science and Technology, Kolkata 700009, West Bengal, India
    Reprod Toxicol 24:388-96. 2007
    ..Adrecortical hyperactivity accompanied by testicular oxidative stress might have a crucial role for Cr induced male reproductive impairment...
  16. ncbi request reprint Amelioration of vanadium-induced testicular toxicity and adrenocortical hyperactivity by vitamin E acetate in rats
    Amar K Chandra
    Endocrinology and Reproductive Physiology Laboratory, Department of Physiology, University College of Science and Technology, University of Calcutta, 92, Acharya Prafulla Chandra Road, Kolkata 700 009 West Bengal, India
    Mol Cell Biochem 306:189-200. 2007
    ..However antioxidant support by vitamin E acetate may provide significant protection...
  17. ncbi request reprint Effects of vanadate on male rat reproductive tract histology, oxidative stress markers and androgenic enzyme activities
    Amar K Chandra
    Endocrinology and Reproductive Physiology Laboratory, Department of Physiology, University of Calcutta, University College of Science and Technology, 92, Acharya Prafulla Chandra Road, Kolkata 700 009, West Bengal, India
    J Inorg Biochem 101:944-56. 2007
    ..Thus the toxic effects of vanadium are cumulative and that vanadium produced damages in testes are dose- and time-dependent...
  18. ncbi request reprint Iodine nutritional status of children in North East India
    Amar K Chandra
    Department of Physiology, University College of Science and Technology, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India
    Indian J Pediatr 73:795-8. 2006
    ..To assess the iodine nutritional status of school children in selected areas of Imphal West District of Manipur where endemic goitre and associated iodine deficiency disorders (IDD) are prevalent in the post-salt iodization period...
  19. ncbi request reprint Goitre prevalence and the state of iodine nutrition in the sundarban delta of north 24-parganas in West Benegal
    Amar K Chandra
    Endocrinology and Reproductive Physiology Laboratory, Department of Physiology, University College of Science and Technology, University of Calcutta, 92, Acharya Prafulla Chandra Road, Kolkata 700009, India
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 15:357-61. 2006
    ..708+/-0.38 mg/dl. In spite of the consumption of adequate iodine, the existing goiter prevalence may be for the consumption of dietary goitrogens/antithyroid substances that possibly come through food and water...
  20. ncbi request reprint Iodine nutritional status & prevalence of goitre in Sundarban delta of South 24-Parganas, West Bengal
    Amar K Chandra
    Endocrinology and Reproductive Physiology Laboratory, Department of Physiology, University College of Science and Technology, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India
    Indian J Med Res 122:419-24. 2005
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  21. ncbi request reprint Goitrogenic content of Indian cyanogenic plant foods & their in vitro anti-thyroidal activity
    Amar K Chandra
    Endocrinology and Reproductive Physiology Laboratory, Department of Physiology, University College of Science and Technology, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India
    Indian J Med Res 119:180-5. 2004
    ..Further in vitro anti-thyroidal activity using raw, boiled and cooked extracts of these plants with and without excess iodide was also studied...
  22. ncbi request reprint Effect of bamboo shoot, Bambusa arundinacea (Retz.) Willd. on thyroid status under conditions of varying iodine intake in rats
    Amar K Chandra
    Endocrinology and Reproductive Physiology Laboratory, Department of Physiology, University of Calcutta, Kolkata 700009, India
    Indian J Exp Biol 42:781-6. 2004
    ..Extra iodide had reduced the anti-thyroidal effect of BS to an extent but could not cancel it because of excessive cyanogenic glucoside, glucosinolate and thiocyanate present in it...
  23. ncbi request reprint Iodine nutritional status of school children in a rural area of Howrah district in the Gangetic West Bengal
    Amar K Chandra
    Endocrinology and Reproductive Physiology Laboratory, Department of Physiology, University College of Science and Technology, University of Calcutta, Kolkata 700 009
    Indian J Physiol Pharmacol 48:219-24. 2004
    ..Overall results indicate that factors other than iodine deficiency may have a role in the persistence of endemic goitre in the post salt-iodisation in this region...
  24. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of possible goitrogenic and anti-thyroidal effect of nitrate, a potential environmental pollutant
    Sanjukta Mukhopadhyay
    Endocrinology and Reproductive Physiology Laboratory, Department of Physiology, University of Calcutta, University College of Science and Technology, Kolkata
    Indian J Physiol Pharmacol 49:284-8. 2005
    ..This study can explain a part for the persistence of residual goitre in the post-salt iodization phase...
  25. ncbi request reprint Dietary supplies of iodine and thiocyanate in the etiology of endemic goiter in Tripura
    A K Chandra
    Department of Physiology, University of Calcutta, University College of Science and Technology, 92, Acharya Prafulla Chandra Road, Kolkata-700 009
    Indian J Pediatr 68:399-404. 2001
    ..This study ensures that the existing goiter prevalence in the region could possibly due to non-uniform adequate iodine supply along with the thiocyanate load...