Experts and Doctors on inflammation in Kolkata, West Bengal, India


Locale: Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Topic: inflammation

Top Publications

  1. Chakraborty H, Devi P, Sarkar M, Dasgupta D. Multiple functions of generic drugs: future perspectives of aureolic acid group of anti-cancer antibiotics and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Mini Rev Med Chem. 2008;8:331-49 pubmed
    ..Here we have reviewed the molecular mechanism behind the multiple functions of these drugs that might lead to employ them for treatment of diseases in addition to those they are presently employed. ..
  2. Bandyopadhaya A, Das D, Chaudhuri K. Involvement of intracellular signaling cascades in inflammatory responses in human intestinal epithelial cells following Vibrio cholerae infection. Mol Immunol. 2009;46:1129-39 pubmed publisher
    ..cholerae secretory factors, virulence, adhesion/motility which might explain some of its reactogenic mechanisms. ..
  3. Gupta R, Palchaudhuri S, Chattopadhyay D. Glutamate induces neutrophil cell migration by activating class I metabotropic glutamate receptors. Amino Acids. 2013;44:757-67 pubmed publisher
    ..Furthermore, glutamate level was also found to go up following inflammation. Taken together, our study suggests a novel mode of neutrophil recruitment to the target site following an infection or injury. ..
  4. Kar S, Ukil A, Das P. Cystatin cures visceral leishmaniasis by NF-?B-mediated proinflammatory response through co-ordination of TLR/MyD88 signaling with p105-Tpl2-ERK pathway. Eur J Immunol. 2011;41:116-27 pubmed publisher
  5. Majumder B, Biswas R, Chattopadhyay U. Prolactin regulates antitumor immune response through induction of tumoricidal macrophages and release of IL-12. Int J Cancer. 2002;97:493-500 pubmed
    ..Our observations further suggest that PRL alone and in synergy with IFN-gamma, released through induction of IL-12, may generate tumoricidal macrophages and thus regulate the antitumor immune response of tumor hosts. ..
  6. Chatterjee N, Das S, Bose D, Banerjee S, Das S, Chattopadhyay D, et al. Exploring the anti-inflammatory activity of a novel 2-phenylquinazoline analog with protection against inflammatory injury. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol. 2012;264:182-91 pubmed publisher
    ..01). These findings indicate that 3-(arylideneamino)-phenylquinazoline-4(3H)-one derivative as a potential anti-inflammatory agent. ..
  7. Das J, Ghosh J, Roy A, Sil P. Mangiferin exerts hepatoprotective activity against D-galactosamine induced acute toxicity and oxidative/nitrosative stress via Nrf2-NF?B pathways. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol. 2012;260:35-47 pubmed publisher
    ..In conclusion, the hepatoprotective role of mangiferin was due to induction of antioxidant defense via the Nrf2 pathway and reduction of inflammation via NF?B inhibition. ..
  8. Sinha M, Das D, Manna K, Datta S, Ray T, Sil A, et al. Epicatechin ameliorates ionising radiation-induced oxidative stress in mouse liver. Free Radic Res. 2012;46:842-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, pre-treatment with EC offers protection against ?-radiation induced hepatic alterations. ..
  9. Mazumder A, Bose M, Chakraborty A, Chakrabarti S, Bhattacharyya S. A transient reversal of miRNA-mediated repression controls macrophage activation. EMBO Rep. 2013;14:1008-16 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings highlight the relevance of the transient relief of miRNA repression for macrophage function. ..

More Information


  1. Sen A, Paine S, Chowdhury I, Mukherjee A, Choudhuri S, Saha A, et al. Impact of interleukin-6 promoter polymorphism and serum interleukin-6 level on the acute inflammation and neovascularization stages of patients with Eales' disease. Mol Vis. 2011;17:2552-63 pubmed
  2. Mukhuty A, Fouzder C, Mukherjee S, Malick C, Mukhopadhyay S, Bhattacharya S, et al. Palmitate induced Fetuin-A secretion from pancreatic ?-cells adversely affects its function and elicits inflammation. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2017;491:1118-1124 pubmed publisher
    ..FetA thus creates an inflammatory environment in the pancreatic islets that can become a possible cause behind pancreatic ?-cell dysfunction in chronic hyperlipidemic condition. ..
  3. Roy S, Mukherjee A, Paul B, Rahaman O, Roy S, Maithri G, et al. Design and development of benzoxazole derivatives with toll-like receptor 9 antagonism. Eur J Med Chem. 2017;134:334-347 pubmed publisher
  4. Kesh S, Sikder K, Manna K, Das D, Khan A, Das N, et al. Promising role of ferulic acid, atorvastatin and their combination in ameliorating high fat diet-induced stress in mice. Life Sci. 2013;92:938-49 pubmed publisher
    ..This study illustrates that AS and F have relatively similar hypolipidemic, antioxidative, anti-inflammatory actions and the AS+F combination along with HFD has shown outstanding effects as compared to other treated groups. ..
  5. Bhowmick S, Chatterjee D, Chaudhuri K. Human epithelial cells stimulated with Vibrio cholerae produce thymic stromal lymphopoietin and promote dendritic cell-mediated inflammatory Th2 response. Int J Biochem Cell Biol. 2012;44:1779-90 pubmed publisher
    ..This study suggests TSLP and other mediators released from ECs in response to V. cholerae colonization actively influence DCs in initiating inflammatory response...
  6. Mukherjee D, Khatua T, Venkatesh P, Saha B, Mukherjee P. Immunomodulatory potential of rhizome and seed extracts of Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn. J Ethnopharmacol. 2010;128:490-4 pubmed publisher
    ..Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn. (Nymphaeaceae) is a well-known aquatic plant which has been used for the treatment of several disorders including skin disease, cough, inflammation, fever and many other disorders...
  7. Dewanjee S, Mandal V, Sahu R, Dua T, Manna A, Mandal S. Anti-inflammatory activity of a polyphenolic enriched extract of Schima wallichii bark. Nat Prod Res. 2011;25:696-703 pubmed publisher
    ..o. exhibited significant dose-dependent anti-inflammatory responses, with 44.32 and 38.65% inhibition of inflammation in carrageenan-induced paw oedema and cotton pallet granuloma, respectively...
  8. Mandal R, Banerjee A, Biswas M, Mondal A, Kundu P, Sasmal N. Clinicobacteriological study of chronic dacryocystitis in adults. J Indian Med Assoc. 2008;106:296-8 pubmed
    ..Aminoglycosides, tobramycin in particular, was effective against Staphylococcus epidermidis. Fluoroquinolones, namely ciprofloxacin and ofloxacin were effective against Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Klebsiella pneumoniae...
  9. Sen M, Ghosh G. Transcriptional outcome of Wnt-Frizzled signal transduction in inflammation: evolving concepts. J Immunol. 2008;181:4441-5 pubmed
    ..We will discuss how Wnt-Frizzled signaling may initiate/augment inflammation, focusing on its transcriptional outcome. ..
  10. Muhuri D, Dasgupta S, Gomes A. Lethal, oedema, haemorrhagic activity of spotted butterfish (Scatophagus argus, Linn) sting extract and its neutralization by antiserum and pharmacological antagonists. Indian J Exp Biol. 2005;43:493-7 pubmed
    ..The results conclude that the local effects of S.argus venom is likely to be mediated through release of mediators and may be encountered by pharmacological antagonists better than the antiserum. ..
  11. Gupta M, Mazumder U, Kumar R, Gomathi P, Rajeshwar Y, Kakoti B, et al. Anti-inflammatory, analgesic and antipyretic effects of methanol extract from Bauhinia racemosa stem bark in animal models. J Ethnopharmacol. 2005;98:267-73 pubmed
    ..Treatment with MEBR showed a significant (P<0.01) dose-dependent reduction in pyrexia in rats. The results suggest that MEBR possess potent anti-inflammatory, analgesic and antipyretic activity...