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. Bioactive essential oils from the Cameroonian rain forest: A review - Part II

Jean Duplex Wansi; Norbert Sewald; Lutfun Nahar; Claire Martin; Satyajit Dey Sarker

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, , Pages 3-52

Abstract
  Eighty-nine essential oil analyses carried out on Cameroonian plant material by gas chromatography are reviewed, and structures of sixty one main oil compounds are presented. Plant samples had been collected all over the rainforest area and further northwards, covering forty plant species belonging to ...  Read More

Bioactive essential oils from the Cameroonian rain forest: A review - Part II


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. Bioactive essential oils from the Cameroonian rain forest: A review - Part I

Jean Duplex Wansi; Norbert Sewald; Lutfun Nahar; Claire Martin; Satyajit Dey Sarker

Volume 2, Issue 4 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 187-234

Abstract
  Forty traditional medicinal plants from the Cameroonian rain forest belonging to twelve families are reviewed related to botanical description, taxonomy, common names, traditional use, essential oil composition as well as bioactivity and toxicity of their essential oils. A correlation is drawn between ...  Read More

Bioactive essential oils from the Cameroonian rain forest: A review - Part I


6. Evidence-based phytotherapy: what, why and how?

Satyajit d. Sarker; Lutfun Nahar

Volume 2, Issue 3 , Summer 2018, , Pages 125-126

Abstract
  With the ever-increasing popularity and extensive usage of phytotherapy all over the globe, it has now become absolutely necessary to ensure its efficacy, toxicity and adverse effects on the basis of suitable scientific evidence, and to put proper measures in place to regulate practice of phytotherapy ...  Read More