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Articles by G.R.M. Astaq Mohal Khan
Total Records ( 3 ) for G.R.M. Astaq Mohal Khan
  Kawsar Uddin , Abu Sayeed , Anwarul Islam , Aziz Abdur Rahman , Abbas Ali , G.R.M. Astaq Mohal Khan and Md. Golam Sadik
  Phytochemical examination of the ethyl acetate extract of root parts of Oroxylum indicum Vent. has led to the isolation of two flavonoid: 2,5-dihydroxy-6,7-dimethoxy flavone and 3,7,3’,5’-tetramethoxy-4-hydroxy flavone by a combination of column and preparative thin layer Chromatography. The structure of these compounds were determined by spectroscopic analysis as well as by comparison of their spectral data with previously reported values. The cytotoxicity of these two compounds and crude petroleum ether, ethyl acetate and methanol extracts was done by brine shrimp lethality bioassay. The LC50 values of compound 1 and 2 and petroleum ether, ethyl acetate and methanol extracts were found to be 14.12, 3.80, 3.97, 6.02 and 8.70 μg/ml, respectively.
  A.K.M. Nasimul Islam , M. Abbas Ali , Abu Sayeed , Syed M. Abdus Salam , Anwarul Islam , Motiur Rahman , G.R.M. Astaq Mohal Khan and Seatara Khatun
  A terpenoid, 3-oxo-(20S, 24S)-epoxydammarane-19,25-diacetate (CP-1) isolated from the chloroform extract of barks of Caesalpinia pulcherrima was characterized on the basis of spectral data coupled with chemical evidence. The compound showed significant antibacterial activity against a number of pathogenic bacteria and prominent antifungal activity against a few fungi. The minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) values against Bacillus cereus and Shigella dysenteriae were 16 μg ml-1 and 32 μg ml-1 respectively. The compound was found cytotoxic against brine shrimp and LC50 value was 8.41 μg ml-1. These findings suggested for further clinical trial.
  Kawsar Uddin , Abu Sayeed , Anwarul Islam , Aziz Abdur Rahman , Seatara Khatun , G.R.M. Astaq Mohal Khan and Md. Golam Sadik
  The chromatographic examination of the ethyl acetate extract of a local plant Oroxylum indicum Vent. (Family: Bignoniaceae) has led to the isolation of two flavonoids: 2,5-dihydroxy-6,7-dimethoxy flavone (Compound 1) and 3, 7, 3`, 5`-tetramethoxy-4`-hydroxy flavone (Compound 2). The in vitro anti microbial activity of crude petroleum ether, ethyl acetate and methanol extracts and compound 1 and 2 was screened against fourteen (five Gram-positive and nine Gram-negative) pathogenic bacteria and seven pathogenic fungi using the disk diffusion method. The zones of inhibition produced by the crude petroleum ether, ethyl acetate and methanol extracts and compound 1 and 2 against pathogenic bacteria were found between 8-16, 8-19, 0-8, 9-18 and 9-21 mm, respectively and against pathogenic fungi, 8-20, 8-18, 9-15, 9-20 and 7-18 mm, respectively. The crude petroleum ether and ethyl acetate extracts and compound 1 and 2 showed mild to moderate activity against all bacteria and fungi, whereas the methanol extract showed little activity against bacteria but moderate activity against fungi. The minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) of the compound 1 and 2 were measured against Bacillus subtilis, Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli and Shigella dysenteriae and the values were found to be between 64-128 μg/ml.
 
 
 
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