Dinesh Dhingra

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Country: India

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  1. ncbi request reprint Ascorbic Acid: a promising memory-enhancer in mice
    Milind Parle
    Pharmacology Division, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Guru Jambheshwar University, Haryana, India
    J Pharmacol Sci 93:129-35. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Antidepressant-like activity of n-hexane extract of nutmeg (Myristica fragrans) seeds in mice
    Dinesh Dhingra
    Pharmacology Division, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Guru Jambheshwar University, Hisar, Haryana, India
    J Med Food 9:84-9. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Behavioral and biochemical evidences for antidepressant-like activity of palmatine in mice subjected to chronic unpredictable mild stress
    Dinesh Dhingra
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Hisar, Haryana, India Electronic address
    Pharmacol Rep 66:1-9. 2014
  4. pmc Hypolipidemic and weight reducing activity of the ethanolic extract of Tamarindus indica fruit pulp in cafeteria diet- and sulpiride-induced obese rats
    Vaneeta Jindal
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Hisar 125 001, India
    J Pharmacol Pharmacother 2:80-4. 2011
  5. pmc Memory-enhancing activity of palmatine in mice using elevated plus maze and morris water maze
    Dinesh Dhingra
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Haryana, Hisar 125001, India
    Adv Pharmacol Sci 2012:357368. 2012
  6. pmc Evidences for the Involvement of Monoaminergic and GABAergic Systems in Antidepressant-like Activity of Tinospora cordifolia in Mice
    D Dhingra
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Hisar 125001, India
    Indian J Pharm Sci 70:761-7. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Antidepressant-like activity of ellagic acid in unstressed and acute immobilization-induced stressed mice
    Dinesh Dhingra
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Haryana, India
    Pharmacol Rep 64:796-807. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Possible involvement of monoaminergic neurotransmission in antidepressant-like activity of Emblica officinalis fruits in mice
    Dinesh Dhingra
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Haryana, India
    CNS Neurosci Ther 18:419-25. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Antianxiety-like activity of gallic acid in unstressed and stressed mice: possible involvement of nitriergic system
    Dinesh Dhingra
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Hisar, Haryana 125001, India
    Neurochem Res 37:487-94. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Inhibition of MAO and GABA: probable mechanisms for antidepressant-like activity of Nardostachys jatamansi DC. in mice
    Dinesh Dhingra
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Hisar 125 001, India
    Indian J Exp Biol 46:212-8. 2008

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  1. ncbi request reprint Ascorbic Acid: a promising memory-enhancer in mice
    Milind Parle
    Pharmacology Division, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Guru Jambheshwar University, Haryana, India
    J Pharmacol Sci 93:129-35. 2003
    ..Hence, ascorbic acid might prove to be a useful memory-restorative agent in the treatment of dementia seen in elderly individuals. The underlying mechanism of action of ascorbic acid may be attributed to its antioxidant property...
  2. ncbi request reprint Antidepressant-like activity of n-hexane extract of nutmeg (Myristica fragrans) seeds in mice
    Dinesh Dhingra
    Pharmacology Division, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Guru Jambheshwar University, Hisar, Haryana, India
    J Med Food 9:84-9. 2006
    ..The antidepressant-like effect of the extract seems to be mediated by interaction with the adrenergic, dopaminergic, and serotonergic systems...
  3. ncbi request reprint Behavioral and biochemical evidences for antidepressant-like activity of palmatine in mice subjected to chronic unpredictable mild stress
    Dinesh Dhingra
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Hisar, Haryana, India Electronic address
    Pharmacol Rep 66:1-9. 2014
    ..In the present study, antidepressant-like activity of palmatine was evaluated in unstressed and stressed young male Swiss albino mice...
  4. pmc Hypolipidemic and weight reducing activity of the ethanolic extract of Tamarindus indica fruit pulp in cafeteria diet- and sulpiride-induced obese rats
    Vaneeta Jindal
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Hisar 125 001, India
    J Pharmacol Pharmacother 2:80-4. 2011
    ..To investigate the effect of ethanolic extract of fruit pulp of Tamarindus indica Linn. (Family: Caesalpiniaceae) on obesity in rats using cafeteria diet-induced obesity and antipsychotic drug (sulpiride)-induced obesity...
  5. pmc Memory-enhancing activity of palmatine in mice using elevated plus maze and morris water maze
    Dinesh Dhingra
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Haryana, Hisar 125001, India
    Adv Pharmacol Sci 2012:357368. 2012
    ..Thus, palmatine showed memory-enhancing activity in mice probably by inhibiting brain acetylcholinesterase activity, through involvement of GABA-benzodiazepine pathway, and due to its antioxidant activity...
  6. pmc Evidences for the Involvement of Monoaminergic and GABAergic Systems in Antidepressant-like Activity of Tinospora cordifolia in Mice
    D Dhingra
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Hisar 125001, India
    Indian J Pharm Sci 70:761-7. 2008
    ..Therefore, the extract may have potential therapeutic value for the management of depressive disorders...
  7. ncbi request reprint Antidepressant-like activity of ellagic acid in unstressed and acute immobilization-induced stressed mice
    Dinesh Dhingra
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Haryana, India
    Pharmacol Rep 64:796-807. 2012
    ..The aim of present study was to evaluate antidepressant-like activity of ellagic acid in Swiss young male albino mice; and to explore the possible underlying mechanisms for this activity...
  8. doi request reprint Possible involvement of monoaminergic neurotransmission in antidepressant-like activity of Emblica officinalis fruits in mice
    Dinesh Dhingra
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Haryana, India
    CNS Neurosci Ther 18:419-25. 2012
    ..In this study, antidepressant-like activity of Emblica offcinalis Gaertn. fruits (Family: Euphorbiaceae) was evaluated in Swiss young male albino mice employing tail suspension test and forced swim test...
  9. doi request reprint Antianxiety-like activity of gallic acid in unstressed and stressed mice: possible involvement of nitriergic system
    Dinesh Dhingra
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Hisar, Haryana 125001, India
    Neurochem Res 37:487-94. 2012
    ..On the other hand, antianxiety-like activity in stressed mice might be through inhibition of iNOS and reduction of plasma corticosterone levels...
  10. ncbi request reprint Inhibition of MAO and GABA: probable mechanisms for antidepressant-like activity of Nardostachys jatamansi DC. in mice
    Dinesh Dhingra
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Hisar 125 001, India
    Indian J Exp Biol 46:212-8. 2008
    ..Thus, the extract may have potential therapeutic value for the management of mental depression...
  11. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the antidepressant-like activity of Convolvulus pluricaulis choisy in the mouse forced swim and tail suspension tests
    Dinesh Dhingra
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pharmacology Division, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Hisar, India
    Med Sci Monit 13:BR155-61. 2007
    ..This study investigates the effect of the petroleum ether, chloroform, and ethyl acetate fractions of the total ethanolic extract of Convolvulus pluricaulis Choisy (Family: Convolvulaceae) on depression in mice...
  12. ncbi request reprint Comparative brain cholinesterase-inhibiting activity of Glycyrrhiza glabra, Myristica fragrans, ascorbic acid, and metrifonate in mice
    Dinesh Dhingra
    Pharmacology Division, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Hisar, Haryana, India
    J Med Food 9:281-3. 2006
    ..Acetylcholinesterase enzyme was estimated in brains of mice. G. glabra, M. fragrans, ascorbic acid, and metrifonate significantly decreased acetylcholinesterase activity as compared with their respective vehicle-treated control groups...
  13. ncbi request reprint Antidepressant-like activity of Glycyrrhiza glabra L. in mouse models of immobility tests
    Dinesh Dhingra
    Pharmacology Division, Department Pharmaceutical Sciences, Guru Jambheshwar University, Hisar 125001 Haryana, India
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 30:449-54. 2006
    ..Monoamine oxidase inhibiting effect of liquorice may be contributing favorably to the antidepressant-like activity. Thus, it is concluded that liquorice extract may possess an antidepressant-like effect...
  14. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of antidepressant-like activity of aqueous and ethanolic extracts of Terminalia bellirica Roxb. fruits in mice
    Dinesh Dhingra
    Pharmacology Division, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Hisar 125 001, India
    Indian J Exp Biol 45:610-6. 2007
    ..Thus, both the aqueous and ethanolic extracts of T. bellirica elicited a significant antidepressant-like effect in mice by interaction with adrenergic, dopaminergic and serotonergic systems...
  15. ncbi request reprint Memory-strengthening activity of Glycyrrhiza glabra in exteroceptive and interoceptive behavioral models
    Milind Parle
    Pharmacology Division, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Guru Jambheshwar University, Hisar, Haryana, India
    J Med Food 7:462-6. 2004
    ..However, further studies are necessitated to identify the exact mechanism of action. In the present investigation, G. glabra has shown promise as a memory enhancer in both exteroceptive and interoceptive behavioral models of memory...
  16. ncbi request reprint Differential effects of nitric oxide synthase inhibitors on anxiety in unstressed and stressed mice
    Neeraj Gilhotr
    Pharmacology Division, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Hisar 125 001, India
    Indian J Exp Biol 48:365-72. 2010
    ..The results suggest the possible role of inducible nitric oxide synthase in stress-induced anxiogenesis as compared to unstressed mice, where neuronal form of NOS may plays predominant role...
  17. doi request reprint Antidepressant-like activity of gallic acid in mice subjected to unpredictable chronic mild stress
    Ritu Chhillar
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Hisar, 125001 Haryana, India
    Fundam Clin Pharmacol 27:409-18. 2013
    ..In addition, gallic acid also showed antidepressant-like activity in stressed mice probably through decrease in plasma corticosterone levels. ..
  18. ncbi request reprint Memory enhancing activity of Glycyrrhiza glabra in mice
    Dinesh Dhingra
    Pharmacology Division, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, P O Box 38, Guru Jambheshwar University, Hisar 125001, Haryana, India
    J Ethnopharmacol 91:361-5. 2004
    ..However, further studies are necessitated to identify the exact mechanism of action. In the present investigation, Glycyrrhiza glabra has shown promise as a memory enhancing agent in all the laboratory models employed...
  19. ncbi request reprint Improvement of mouse memory by Myristica fragrans seeds
    Milind Parle
    Pharmacology Division, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Guru Jambheshwar University, Hisar 125001, Haryana, India
    J Med Food 7:157-61. 2004
    ..But, the observed memory-enhancing effect may be attributed to a variety of properties (individually or in combination) the plant is reported to possess, such as antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, or perhaps procholinergic activity...
  20. ncbi request reprint GABAergic and nitriergic modulation by curcumin for its antianxiety-like activity in mice
    Neeraj Gilhotra
    Pharmacology Division, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Hisar, Haryana, India
    Brain Res 1352:167-75. 2010
    ..These findings suggest the possible involvement of only inducible NOS and not neuronal NOS in antianxiety-like effect of curcumin...
  21. doi request reprint Involvement of NO-cGMP pathway in anti-anxiety effect of aminoguanidine in stressed mice
    Neeraj Gilhotra
    Pharmacology Division, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Hisar, 125001, Haryana, India
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 33:1502-7. 2009
    ..Thus, aminoguanidine produced anti-anxiety activity in stressed mice through iNOS-NO-cGMP pathway...
  22. ncbi request reprint Thymoquinone produced antianxiety-like effects in mice through modulation of GABA and NO levels
    Neeraj Gilhotra
    Pharmacology Division, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Hisar 125001, Haryana, India
    Pharmacol Rep 63:660-9. 2011
    ..Therefore, the present study suggests an involvement of NO-cGMP and GABAergic pathways in the anxiolytic-like activity of thymoquinone...
  23. ncbi request reprint Evidence for involvement of the monoaminergic system in antidepressant-like activity of an ethanol extract of Boerhaavia diffusa and its isolated constituent, punarnavine, in mice
    Dinesh Dhingra
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Hisar, Haryana, India
    Pharm Biol 52:767-74. 2014
    ..Boerhaavia diffusa Linn. (Nyctaginaceae) roots possess potent antioxidant, antistress, and anticonvulsant activities. It is used as a medicinal plant in Ayurvedic and natural herbal medicines...