Publications

Fermented papaya preparation modulates the progression of N-methyl-N-nitrosourea induced hepatocellular carcinoma in Balb/c mice.
Life Sci 2016 Apr 12;151:330-338. Epub 2016 Mar 12.
ANDI Centre of Excellence for Biomedical and Biomaterials Research, MSIRI Building, Faculty of Science, University of Mauritius, Réduit, Mauritius. Electronic address:

Effects of a short term supplementation of a fermented papaya preparation on biomarkers of diabetes mellitus in a randomized Mauritian population.
Prev Med 2012 May 11;54 Suppl:S90-7. Epub 2012 Feb 11.
ANDI Centre of Excellence for Biomedical and Biomaterials Research and Department of Biosciences University of Mauritius, Réduit, Republic of Mauritius.

Effect of an antioxidant functional food beverage on exercise-induced oxidative stress: a long-term and large-scale clinical intervention study.
Toxicology 2010 Nov 24;278(1):101-11. Epub 2009 Oct 24.
Department of Physiology & Pharmacology, Campus M. Unamuno, University of Salamanca, E-37007 Salamanca, Spain.

Induction of apoptosis in MCF-7 and MDA-MB-231 breast cancer cells by Oligonol is mediated by Bcl-2 family regulation and MEK/ERK signaling.
Eur J Cancer Prev 2007 Aug;16(4):342-7
Laboratory of Stem Cell and Tumor Biology, Department of Veterinary Public Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea.

Short-term supplementation with plant extracts rich in flavonoids protect nigrostriatal dopaminergic neurons in a rat model of Parkinson's disease.
J Am Coll Nutr 2007 Aug;26(4):341-9
Department of Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience, Division of Neuroscience and Mental Health, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, Charing Cross Campus, St. Dunstan's Road, London W6 8RP, United Kingdom.


Effects of the histone deacetylases inhibitors sodium butyrate and trichostatin A on the inhibition of gap junctional intercellular communication by H2O2- and 12-O-tetradecanoylphorbol-13-acetate in rat liver epithelial cells.
Cancer Lett 2006 Sep 5;241(2):301-8. Epub 2005 Dec 5.
Department of Veterinary Public Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, Seoul National University, San 56-1, Sillim-dong, Gwanakgu, Seoul 151-742, South Korea.


Molecular mechanisms of the 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin-induced inverted U-shaped dose responsiveness in anchorage independent growth and cell proliferation of human breast epithelial cells with stem cell characteristics.
Mutat Res 2005 Nov 26;579(1-2):189-99. Epub 2005 Jul 26.
Laboratory of Stem Cell and Tumor Biology, Department of Veterinary Public Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, Seoul National University, San 56-1 Sillim-Dong, Kwanak-Gu, Seoul 151-742, Republic of Korea.

Uric acid and allantoin levels in Down syndrome: antioxidant and oxidative stress mechanisms?
Clin Chim Acta 2004 Mar;341(1-2):139-46
Institute of Medical Chemistry, Biochemistry and Clinical Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Comenius University, Sasinkova 2, 813 72 Bratislava, Slovak Republic.

The antioxidant cocktail, effective microorganism X (EM-X), protects retinal neurons in rats against N-methyl-D-aspartate excitotoxicity in vivo.
Free Radic Res 2003 Jan;37(1):91-7
Department of Neuroinflammation, Division of Neuroscience and Psychological Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, Charing Cross Hospital Campus, Fulham Palace Road, London W6 8RF, UK.

Assessment of the ability of the antioxidant cocktail-derived from fermentation of plants with effective microorganisms (EM-X) to modulate oxidative damage in the kidney and liver of rats in vivo: studies upon the profile of poly- and mono-unsaturated fatty acids.
Toxicol Lett 2002 Oct;135(3):209-17
Division of Neuroscience and Psychological Medicine, Department of Neuroinflammation, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, Charing Cross Hospital Campus, Fulham Palace Road, London W6 8RF, UK.

The antioxidant cocktail effective microorganism X (EM-X) inhibits oxidant-induced interleukin-8 release and the peroxidation of phospholipids in vitro.
Biochem Biophys Res Commun 2002 Sep;296(5):1148-51
Dipartimento di Biologia Sperimentale, Sez. Patologia Sperimentale, Università degli Studi di Cagliari, Cittadella Universitaria SS 554, 09042 Monserrato, Cagliari, Italy.

Ergothioneine treatment protects neurons against N-methyl-D-aspartate excitotoxicity in an in vivo rat retinal model.
Neurosci Lett 2002 Aug;328(1):55-9
Department of Neuroinflammation, Division of Neuroscience and Psychological Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, Charing Cross Hospital, Fulham Palace Road, London W6 8RF, UK.


Reversal of the TPA-induced inhibition of gap junctional intercellular communication by Chaga mushroom (Inonotus obliquus) extracts: effects on MAP kinases.
Biofactors 2006 ;27(1-4):147-55
Laboratory of Stem Cell and Tumor Biology, Department of Veterinary Public Health, College of Veterinary Medicine and BK 21 Program for Veterinary Science, Seoul National University, Sillim 9-dong, Gwanak-gu, Seoul 151-742, South Korea.

Effectiveness of green tea in a randomized human cohort: relevance to diabetes and its complications.
Biomed Res Int 2013 12;2013:412379. Epub 2013 Sep 12.
ANDI Centre of Excellence for Biomedical and Biomaterials Research and Department of Biosciences University of Mauritius, Réduit, Mauritius.

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