Roy B, Dasgupta S, Tandon V. Ultrastructural observations on tegumental surface of Raillietina echinobothrida and its alterations caused by root-peel extract of Millettia pachycarpa. Microsc Res Tech. 2008;71:810-5 pubmed publisher
..The possible use of the plant as a potential anthelmintic against cestode parasite is discussed...
Giri B, Roy B. Apoptosis like cell death in Raillietina echinobothrida induced by resveratrol. Res Vet Sci. 2015;101:120-5 pubmed publisher
..Increased pro-apoptotic caspase activity and significant decreases in mitochondrial membrane potential in R. echinobothrida exposed to resveratrol confirm the involvement of mitochondria in the process of apoptosis. ..
Roy B, DasGupta S, Manivel V, Parameswaran P, Giri B. Surface topographical and ultrastructural alterations of Raillietina echinobothrida and Ascaridia galli induced by a compound isolated from Acacia oxyphylla. Vet Parasitol. 2012;185:322-6 pubmed publisher
..Substantial structural deformities in the treated parasites are indicative of an efficient vermicidal activity of the isolated compound against cestodes and nematodes. ..
Roy B, Dasgupta S, Giri B. Electron microscopic observations on the alterations of tegumental surface of Raillietina echinobothrida treated with root-peel extract of Potentilla fulgens. Microsc Res Tech. 2012;75:1000-5 pubmed publisher
..The possible use of the plant as a potential anthelmintic against cestode parasite is discussed. ..
Roy B, Giri B, Chetia M, Swargiary A. Ultrastructural and biochemical alterations in rats exposed to crude extract of Carex baccans and Potentilla fulgens. Microsc Microanal. 2012;18:1067-76 pubmed publisher
..The results showed that consumption of the plant extracts at higher doses may cause toxicological effect if treatment continues for a long time. ..
Giri B, Roy B. Cysticercus fasciolaris infection induced oxidative stress and apoptosis in rat liver: a strategy for host-parasite cross talk. Parasitol Res. 2016;115:2617-24 pubmed publisher
..Results of the present study revealed that C. fasciolaris infection leads to apoptosis in the liver of rats which may be a surviving strategy for the parasitic larvae. ..
Giri B, Roy B. Praziquantel induced oxidative stress and apoptosis-like cell death in Raillietina echinobothrida. Acta Trop. 2016;159:50-7 pubmed publisher
..The present study suggests that PZQ exerts oxidative stress leading to apoptosis-like events in the parasites resulting their death. ..
Roy B, Dasgupta S, Tandon V. Ultrastructural observations on Fasciolopsis buski and its alterations caused by shoot extract of Alpinia nigra. Microsc Res Tech. 2009;72:61-6 pubmed publisher
..There was depletion of parenchyma material and loss of connecting tubules running down from the syncytium to the tegumental cells causing the cells to be deprived of any proper boundaries...