Evaluation of Emblica officinalis Rasayana on fitness parameters and life span of Nematode: Caenorhabditis elegans

Abstract :

For the first time nematode C. elegans is exposed to test Ayurvedic medicine Emblica officinalis rasayana (herbal formulations). The objective of our study was to explore the potential of Emblica officinalis drug on reproductive fitness, longevity of C. elegans. Our results shows increase in brood size (number of progeny), lifespan was observed in rasayana fed worms, compare to control one according to the one way ANOVA

Keyword :

Caenorhabditis elegans, Rasayana, Emblica officinalis

Author(s) : Guruprasad, B. R., Patak, P.
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Published Issue : 2012 Vol. 7 Number 1

2012 Vol. 7 Number 1