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AN OVERVIEW ON MANGIFERA INDICA: IMPORTANCE AND ITS VARIOUS PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTION

About Author:
Pallab Kalita
Assam Down Town University,
Institute of Pharmacy, Guwahati, Assam, India
kalitapallab@gmail.com

Abstract
Majority of crude drugs from plant origin are used in  Indian system of medicine. Medicinal  plants are using as herbal remedies to prevent and cure several ailments differs from community to community. Most studies on the exploitation of mango have been dealing with mango peels, juices and stem bark and mango leaves. Mangifera indica (Anacardiaceae), reported to contain active substances like mangiferin. In ayurveda, one of its uses is clearing digestion and acidity. Mangiferin is a pharmacologically active flavonoids, which having the anti bacterial, antioxidant, anticancer, antidiabetes, hepatoprotective, anti inflammatory activities.


ANGIOTENSIN CONVERTING ENZYME INHIBITORY POTENTIAL OF ECHINOSYSTIC ACID RELEVANCE TO CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES: AN IN SILICO STUDY

ABOUT AUTHORS:
Monjur Ahmed Laskar*, Manabendra Dutta Choudhury
Bioinformatics Centre, Assam University,
Silchar, Assam, India
monjur@bioinfoaus.ac.in

ABSTRACT
Plants have been used in treating cardiovascular diseases (CVD) and are recognized for their ability to produce secondary metabolites. Secondary metabolites obtained from different plants have been the starting material for designing different drugs. Echinosystic acid, a pentacyclic triterpene was isolated and identified from the fruits of Gleditsia sinensis Lam. Echinosystic acid has significant cardioprotective effects. Different phytochemicals have been found to be cardioprotective and paved the path towards development of cardioprotective formulations. In the present study we have analyzed the inhibitory potential of Echinosystic acid, on the Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) - the enzyme responsible for various cardiovascular diseases.
The study revealed that Echinosystic acidhave high ACE inhibiting potential as compared to other known ACE inhibitors.


Government vacancies for Pharmacists (73 Posts) in CRPF | Group- C posts

Applications are invited from male/female Indian citizens to fill up the following posts of group “B” and “C” non ministerial, non gazetted, combatised paramedical staff in CRPF on all India basis. The posts are temporary but likely to become permanent:

Post: Assistant Sub-Inspector (Pharmacist)


Opening for Junior Research Fellow in Dibrugarh University | M.Pharm

Dibrugarh University, the easternmost University of India was set up in 1965 under the provisions of the Dibrugarh University Act, 1965 enacted by the Assam Legislative Assembly. It is a teaching-cum-affiliating University with limited residential facilities. The University is situated at Rajabheta at a distance of about five kilometres to the south of the premier town of Dibrugarh in the eastern part of Assam as well as India. The University is located in a campus of 203 hectares out of which 74.3 hectares are under tea plantation.

One post of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) under DBT, Govt. of India, funded Institutional Biotech Hub at the Centre for Studies in Biotechnology; Dibrugarh University is readvertised with the following:

Post: Junior Research Fellow


Work as Medical Representative in Viva Consultancy Services | 50 Vacancies

Pharma company with OTC products sales having more than 8 years of market pretense across India

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Walk in interview for Senior Research Fellow, Laboratory Technician in Regional Medical Researcch Centre for Tribals - ICMR

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), New Delhi, the apex body in India for the formulation, coordination and promotion of biomedical research, is one of the oldest medical research bodies in the world.
As early as in 1911, the Government of India set up the Indian Research Fund Association (IRFA) with the specific objective of sponsoring and coordinating medical research in the country. After independence, several important changes were made in the organisation and the activities of the IRFA. It was redesignated in 1949 as the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) with considerably expanded scope of functions.

Following positions are to be filled purely on temporary and contract basis for a period of one year or till completion of the projects:-


Senior Research Fellow in Regional Medical Research Centre | Walk in

Interested and eligible candidates may walk-in for interview for the post mentioned below, under time bound Extramural Research Projects implemented by Regional Medical Research Centre, N. E. Region (ICMR), Dibrugarh, Assam, which is to be held at the Administrative block of this Centre on 03-09-2014 from 10:00 AM onwards.

Post: Senior Research Fellow (Non Medical): 2 (two) posts.


Government Opportunity for Pharmacists in ITBPF (13 Posts)

Applications are invited from Indian citizens, for filling up the vacancies for Group 'B' (Non Gazetted) & Group 'C' on temporary basis likely to be permanent in the Indo- Tibetan Border Police Force. The post has all India liability and selected candidates can be posted anywhere in India and even abroad. On appointment, the candidate shall be governed by the ITBPF Act and Rules. The last date of receipt of application is 05/09/2014 for all states except for Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, Ladakh Division of Jammu and Kashmir State, Lahaul & Spiti Distt. and Pangi Sub-Division of Chamba Distt of Himachal Pradesh, Andaman & Nicobar Islands and Lakshadweep, for which last date is 12/09/2014.

Post: Assistant Sub Inspector (Pharmacist)


Invitation for the post of Pharmacist, Dental Technician, Peon in ECHS Polyclinic Masimpur

Retired Armed Forces personnel till 2002 could avail medical facilities only for specific high cost surgery/treatment for a limited number of diseases covered under the Army Group Insurance(Medical Branch Scheme) (AGI(MBS)) and Armed Forces Group Insurance Scheme(Management Information System) (AFGIS (MIS)) schemes. These medicare schemes could provide some relief to the ESM, but it was not a comprehensive scheme as compared to and available for other Central Government Employees. Therefore, the requirement was felt of establishing a medicare system which could provide quality medicare to the retirees of the Armed Forces.

ECHS invites applications to engage following staff on contractual basis in ECHS Polyclinic Masimpur for a period of one year, renewable for additional period.

Post: Pharmacist-01, Dental Technician-01 and Peon-01.


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