Induction of apoptosis by zerumbone isolated from Zingiber zerumbet (L.) Smith in protozoan parasite Leishmania donovani due to oxidative stress

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Debarati Mukherjee ; Chingakham Brajakishor Singh ; Somaditya Dey ; Supratim Mandal ; Joydip Ghosh ; Suvadip Mallick ; Aabid Hussain ; Ningombam Swapana ; Samir Anis Ross ; Chiranjib Pal (2016)
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Journal: Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases, volume 20, issue 1, pages 48-55 (issn: 1413-8670)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.bjid.2015.10.002
  • Subject: Anti-leishmanial | RC109-216 | ROS | Infectious and parasitic diseases | Medicine(all) | Leishmania donovani | Zingiber zerumbet | Zerumbone
    mesheuropmc: parasitic diseases

In the present context of emergence of resistance aligned with the conventional anti-leishmanial drugs and occasional treatment failure compelled us to continue the search for replaceable therapeutic leads against Leishmania infection. Various ginger spices of the Zingi... View more
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