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The role of endemic plants in Mauritian traditional medicine - Potential therapeutic benefits or placebo effect?

J Ethnopharmacol 2018 Mar 10;213:111-117. Epub 2017 Oct 10.

ANDI Centre of Excellence for Biomedical and Biomaterials Research, University of Mauritius, Réduit, Mauritius. Electronic address:

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March 2018

Functional Foods and Lifestyle Approaches for Diabetes Prevention and Management.

Nutrients 2017 Dec 1;9(12). Epub 2017 Dec 1.

Dasman Diabetes Institute, P.O. Box 1180, Dasman 15462, Kuwait.

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December 2017

Antibacterial and antibiotic potentiating activities of tropical marine sponge extracts.

Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol 2017 Jun 7;196:81-90. Epub 2017 Apr 7.

ANDI Centre of Excellence for Biomedical and Biomaterials Research, MSIRI Building, University of Mauritius, Réduit 80837, Republic of Mauritius. Electronic address:

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June 2017

Extracts of Mauritian (var. solo) protect SW872 and HepG2 cells against hydrogen peroxide induced oxidative stress.

J Food Sci Technol 2017 Jun 28;54(7):1917-1927. Epub 2017 Apr 28.

ANDI Centre of Excellence for Biomedical and Biomaterials Research, MSIRI Building, Faculty of Science, University of Mauritius, Reduit, Republic of Mauritius.

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June 2017

Lactic Fermentation as an Efficient Tool to Enhance the Antioxidant Activity of Tropical Fruit Juices and Teas.

Microorganisms 2017 May 10;5(2). Epub 2017 May 10.

UMR C-95 QualiSud, Université de La Réunion, CIRAD, Université Montpellier, Montpellier SupAgro, Université d'Avignon et des Pays de Vaucluse, ESIROI, 2 rue Wetzell, 97490 Sainte Clotilde, France.

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May 2017

Cytoglobin as a Biomarker in Cancer: Potential Perspective for Diagnosis and Management.

Biomed Res Int 2015 3;2015:824514. Epub 2015 Aug 3.

ANDI Centre of Excellence for Biomedical and Biomaterials Research, University of Mauritius, 80837 Réduit, Mauritius.

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May 2016

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:

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April 2016

Bioactivity of Nonedible Parts of Punica granatum L.: A Potential Source of Functional Ingredients.

Int J Food Sci 2013 8;2013:602312. Epub 2013 Jul 8.

Department of Health Sciences, Faculty of Science and ANDI Centre of Excellence for Biomedical and Biomaterials Research, University of Mauritius, Réduit, Mauritius.

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February 2016

Modulation of hepatocarcinogenesis in N-methyl-N-nitrosourea treated Balb/c mice by mushroom extracts.

Food Funct 2016 Jan;7(1):594-609

ANDI Centre of Excellence for Biomedical and Biomaterials Research, CBBR, Building, MSIRI, University of Mauritius, Réduit, Republic of Mauritius.

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January 2016

Polyphenolic rich traditional plants and teas improve lipid stability in food test systems.

J Food Sci Technol 2015 Feb 27;52(2):773-82. Epub 2013 Jun 27.

National Research Chair, ANDI Centre of Excellence for Biomedical and Biomaterials Research, CBBR, Building, MSIRI, University of Mauritius, Réduit, Republic of Mauritius.

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February 2015

Apoptosis inducing lead compounds isolated from marine organisms of potential relevance in cancer treatment.

Mutat Res 2014 Oct 28;768:84-97. Epub 2014 Mar 28.

ANDI Centre of Excellence for Biomedical and Biomaterials Research, University of Mauritius, Reduit, Mauritius. Electronic address:

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October 2014

Diabetes as a risk factor to cancer: functional role of fermented papaya preparation as phytonutraceutical adjunct in the treatment of diabetes and cancer.

Mutat Res 2014 Oct 24;768:60-8. Epub 2014 Apr 24.

ANDI Center for Biomedical and Biomaterials Research, University of Mauritius, MSIRI Building, Réduit, Mauritius. Electronic address:

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October 2014

Cancer risks and perspectives: molecular mechanisms.

Mutat Res 2014 Oct;768:1-5

SSR Medical College, Mauritius.

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October 2014

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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June 2014

Relationship between fermented papaya preparation supplementation, erythrocyte integrity and antioxidant status in pre-diabetics.

Food Chem Toxicol 2014 Mar 5;65:12-7. Epub 2013 Dec 5.

School of Pharmacy, American University of Health Sciences, Signal Hill, CA 90755, USA. Electronic address:

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March 2014

Effect of Aegle marmelos leaf extract on N-methyl N-nitrosourea-induced hepatocarcinogensis in Balb/c mice.

Pharm Biol 2013 Oct 16;51(10):1272-81. Epub 2013 Jul 16.

School of Biotechnology, Faculty of Science, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India.

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October 2013

The effect of black tea on risk factors of cardiovascular disease in a normal population.

Prev Med 2012 May 16;54 Suppl:S98-102. Epub 2011 Dec 16.

ANDI Centre of Excellence for Biomedical and Biomaterials Research, CBBR Building, MSIRI, University of Mauritius, Réduit, Republic of Mauritius.

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May 2012

N-methyl N-nitroso Urea induced altered DNA structure initiate hepatocarcinogenesis.

Prev Med 2012 May 20;54 Suppl:S130-6. Epub 2012 Jan 20.

School of Biotechnology, Faculty of Science, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi 221005, Uttar Pradesh, India.

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May 2012

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.

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May 2012

Functional benefits of citrus fruits in the management of diabetes.

Prev Med 2012 May 25;54 Suppl:S12-6. Epub 2012 Feb 25.

School of Biomedical Sciences and School of Pharmacy, American University of Health Sciences, Signal Hill, CA 90755, USA.

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May 2012

Targeting specific cell signaling transduction pathways by dietary and medicinal phytochemicals in cancer chemoprevention.

Toxicology 2010 Dec 20;278(2):229-41. Epub 2009 Oct 20.

Department of Health Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Mauritius, Réduit, Mauritius.

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December 2010

The future of biomarkers.

Toxicology 2010 Dec 1;278(2):161-4. Epub 2010 Oct 1.

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December 2010

Bioactive phenolics and antioxidant propensity of flavedo extracts of Mauritian citrus fruits: potential prophylactic ingredients for functional foods application.

Toxicology 2010 Nov 25;278(1):75-87. Epub 2010 Jan 25.

Department of Agricultural and Food Science, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Mauritius, Réduit, Mauritius.

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November 2010

Citrus fruit extracts reduce advanced glycation end products (AGEs)- and H₂O₂-induced oxidative stress in human adipocytes.

J Agric Food Chem 2010 Oct 30;58(20):11119-29. Epub 2010 Sep 30.

Department of Agricultural and Food Science, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Mauritius, Réduit, Republic of Mauritius.

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October 2010

Free radicals in biology and medicine: from inflammation to biotechnology.

Biofactors 2006 ;27(1-4):1-3

Faculty of Health and Social Care, London South Bank University, 103 Borough Road, London, UK.

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March 2007

Chemopreventive actions of polyphenolic compounds in cancer.

Biofactors 2006 ;27(1-4):19-35

Department of Biosciences, Faculty of Science, University of Mauritius, Réduit, Republic of Mauritius.

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March 2007

Characterization of the phenolic constituents in Mauritian endemic plants as determinants of their antioxidant activities in vitro.

J Plant Physiol 2006 Jul 25;163(8):787-99. Epub 2006 Jan 25.

Department of Biosciences, Faculty of Science, University of Mauritius, Réduit, Republic of Mauritius.

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July 2006

Neuroprotection by bioactive components in medicinal and food plant extracts.

Mutat Res 2003 Nov;544(2-3):203-15

Department of Neuroinflammation, Division of Neuroscience and Psychological Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, Charing Cross Hospital, Fulham Palace Road, London W6 8RF, UK.

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November 2003

Effects of the phenolic contents of Mauritian endemic plant extracts on promoter activities of antioxidant enzymes.

Free Radic Res 2003 Nov;37(11):1215-24

Department of Pathology and Biology of Diseases, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto 606-8501, Japan.

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November 2003

Antioxidant activities of phenolic, proanthocyanidin, and flavonoid components in extracts of Cassia fistula.

J Agric Food Chem 2002 Aug;50(18):5042-7

Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Mauritius, Réduit, United Kingdom.

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August 2002