1. Cannabidiol (CBD) – An update

Satyajit D. Sarker; Lutfun Nahar

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, , Pages 1-2

Abstract
  Cannabinoids are synthetic, semisynthetic or natural organic molecules that bind to cannabinoid receptors, and they have similar pharmacological properties as produced by the plant, Cannabis sativa L. .Of the 113 naturally occurring cannabinoids identified to date, D9-tetrahydrocannabinol ...  Read More

2. Sonneratinone: A new antimicrobial benzofuranone derivative from the endophytic fungus Aspergillus niger isolated from the mangrove plant Sonneratia apetala Buch.-Ham

Tauhidur Rahman Nurunnabi; Shaymaa Al-Majmaie; Lutfun Nahar; Ismini Nakouti; S. M. Mahbubur rahman; MD. Hossain Sohrab; MD. Morsaline Billah; Fyaz MD. Ismail; George P. Sharples; Satyajit D. Sarker

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2019, , Pages 225-230

Abstract
  A new antimicrobial benzofuranone derivative, named, sonneratinone (1), was isolated from the endophytic fungus Aspergillus niger, obtained from the leaves of Sonneratia apetala, a mangrove plant from the Sundarbans. Whilst the fungal strain was identified by macroscopic, microscopic and molecular techniques, ...  Read More

Sonneratinone: A new antimicrobial benzofuranone derivative from the endophytic fungus <i>Aspergillus niger</i> isolated from the mangrove plant <i>Sonneratia apetala</i> Buch.-Ham


3. UPLC in phytochemical analysis

Lutfun Nahar; Satyajit D. Sarker

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, , Pages 1-2

Abstract
  Ultra Performance Liquid Chromatography (UPLC), which has been around just over one and a half decade, is an advanced liquid chromatographic technique that offers a significantly short analysis time and small amount of solvent(s) as a mobile phase. It also provides much better separation efficiency and ...  Read More

4. Phytochemicals and phyto-extracts in cosmetics

Satyajit D. Sarker; Lutfun Nahar

Volume 2, Issue 4 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 185-186

Abstract
  Phytochemicals are generally secondary metabolites produced by plants, and they often possess various biological and pharmacological properties, which have long been exploited to find new drug molecules for the treatment of human ailments. However, because of the properties like antioxidant, emollient ...  Read More

5. Flavonoids from two Turkish Centaurea species and their chemotaxonomic implications

Sharmeen Uddin; Lillian Alnsour; Peter Segun; Huseyin Servi; Sezgin Celik; R. Süleyman Göktürk; Afaf Al-Groshi; Shaymaa Al-Majmaie; Stephanie T. Guetchueng; Lutfun Nahar; Nicola M. Dempster; Fyaz M. D. Ismail; Kenneth J. Ritchie; Satyajit D. Sarker

Volume 1, Issue 4 , Autumn 2017, , Pages 243-248

Abstract
  Centaurea asutro-anatolica Hub.-Mor. and C. kizildaghensis Uzunh., E. Doğan & H. Duman, two indigenous perennial herbs from the Turkish flora, belong to the medicinally important genus Centaurea L. (fam: Asteraceae), which comprises ca. 600 species worldwide. While various Centaurea species are ...  Read More

Flavonoids from two Turkish <i>Centaurea</i> species and their chemotaxonomic implications


6. Automated structure elucidation of phytochemicals

Lutfun Nahar; Satyajit D. Sarker

Volume 1, Issue 3 , Summer 2017, , Pages 109-110

Abstract
  Plants produce a variety of chemical compounds, and plants have been the main source of new chemical entities and novel chemical scaffolds or templates, unfolding new challenges for organic synthetic chemists to explore appropriate synthetic routes for their total synthesis. Because of the unique chemical ...  Read More

Phytochemistry
7. A mini-review on oxysporone

Satyajit D. Sarker; Lutfun Nahar; Tauhidur Rahman Nurunnabi; S.M. Mahbubur Rahman; Md. Hossain Sohrab; Md. Morsaline Billah; Fyaz M. D. Ismail; George P. Sharples

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Spring 2017, , Pages 55-60

Abstract
  Oxysporone, possessing a 4H-furo(2,3-b)pyran-2(3H)-one structure, is a fungal metabolite, first isolated from Fusarium oxysporum. Later, this compound was also reported from the fungal genera, Diplodia, Pestalotia and Pestalotiopsis. Oxysporone was patented as an antibiotic for the treatment of dysentery, ...  Read More

A mini-review on oxysporone