A Abdul Rahuman
Rahuman A, Gopalakrishnan G, Venkatesan P, Geetha K. Larvicidal activity of some Euphorbiaceae plant extracts against Aedes aegypti and Culex quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae). Parasitol Res. 2008;102:867-73 pubmed
..aegypti and C. quinquefasciatus. This is an ideal ecofriendly approach for the control of the dengue vector, A. aegypti, and the lymphatic filariasis vector, C. quinquefasciatus...
Rahuman A, Venkatesan P, Geetha K, Gopalakrishnan G, Bagavan A, Kamaraj C. Mosquito larvicidal activity of gluanol acetate, a tetracyclic triterpenes derived from Ficus racemosa Linn. Parasitol Res. 2008;103:333-9 pubmed publisher
..The structure was elucidated from infrared, ultraviolet, (1)H-nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR), (13)C-NMR, and mass spectral data. This is the first report on the mosquito larvicidal activity of the reported compound from F. racemosa...
Kaushik N, Bagavan A, Rahuman A, Zahir A, Kamaraj C, Elango G, et al
. Evaluation of antiplasmodial activity of medicinal plants from North Indian Buchpora and South Indian Eastern Ghats. Malar J. 2015;14:65 pubmed publisher
..2) when tested against the HeLa cell line. These results provide validity to the traditional medicinal usage of some of these plants and further make a case for activity-guided purification of new pharmacophores against malaria. ..
Rahuman A, Gopalakrishnan G, Venkatesan P, Geetha K, Bagavan A. Mosquito larvicidal activity of isolated compounds from the rhizome of Zingiber officinale. Phytother Res. 2008;22:1035-9 pubmed publisher
..aegypti (LC(50) 4.25, 9.80, 18.20 ppm) and C. quinquefasciatus (LC50 5.52, 7.66, 27.24 ppm), respectively. The results show that the most effective compound was 4-gingerol. ..
Rahuman A, Bagavan A, Kamaraj C, Vadivelu M, Zahir A, Elango G, et al
. Evaluation of indigenous plant extracts against larvae of Culex quinquefasciatus Say (Diptera: Culicidae). Parasitol Res. 2009;104:637-43 pubmed publisher
..81, 83.38, and 105.85 ppm, LC90 = 334.72, 627.38, 709.51, and 524.39 ppm) against the larvae of C. quinquefasciatus, respectively. This is an ideal ecofriendly approach for the control of lymphatic filariasis vector, C. quinquefasciatus. ..
Rahuman A, Bagavan A, Kamaraj C, Saravanan E, Zahir A, Elango G. Efficacy of larvicidal botanical extracts against Culex quinquefasciatus Say (Diptera: Culicidae). Parasitol Res. 2009;104:1365-72 pubmed publisher
..indica and hot water, petroleum ether extracts of I. carnea have the potential to be used as an ideal eco-friendly approach for the control of the major lymphatic filariasis vector, C. quinquefasciatus. ..
Santhoshkumar T, Rahuman A, Jayaseelan C, Rajakumar G, Marimuthu S, Kirthi A, et al
. Green synthesis of titanium dioxide nanoparticles using Psidium guajava extract and its antibacterial and antioxidant properties. Asian Pac J Trop Med. 2014;7:968-76 pubmed publisher
..4 and 18.3 mgTA/g, respectively. Green synthesized TiO2 NPs provides a promising approach can satisfy the requirement of large-scale industrial production bearing the advantage of low-cost, eco-friendly and reproducible. ..
Abdul Rahuman A, Gopalakrishnan G, Venkatesan P, Geetha K. Isolation and identification of mosquito larvicidal compound from Abutilon indicum (Linn.) Sweet. Parasitol Res. 2008;102:981-8 pubmed publisher
..Results of this study show that the petroleum ether extract of A. indicum may be considered as a potent source and beta-sitosterol as a new natural mosquito larvicidal agent. ..
Rahuman A, Venkatesan P, Gopalakrishnan G. Mosquito larvicidal activity of oleic and linoleic acids isolated from Citrullus colocynthis (Linn.) Schrad. Parasitol Res. 2008;103:1383-90 pubmed publisher
..The structure was elucidated from infrared, ultraviolet, 1H-nuclear magnetic resonance, 13C-NMR, and mass spectral data. This is the first report on the mosquito larvicidal activity of the reported isolated compounds from C. colocynthis...
Chung I, Rahuman A, Marimuthu S, Kirthi A, Anbarasan K, Rajakumar G. An Investigation of the Cytotoxicity and Caspase-Mediated Apoptotic Effect of Green Synthesized Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles Using Eclipta prostrata on Human Liver Carcinoma Cells. Nanomaterials (Basel). 2015;5:1317-1330 pubmed publisher
..At 100 mg/mL concentration, the synthesized ZnO NPs exhibited significant cytotoxic effects and the apoptotic features were confirmed through caspase-3 activation and DNA fragmentation assays. ..