Bixa orellana Derived Phytochemicals against Entamoeba histolytica Causing Dysentery

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Sonali Parida
Jogesh Kumar Nayak
Anindita Jena
Arsia Tabish
Archita Sahoo
Ananya Pani
Rukmini Mishra


Phytochemicals from Bixa orellana plant extract are traditionally used to cure Dysentery. It is caused by Entamoeba histolytica. Molecular docking method applied using “Biovia Discovery Studio”. “High positive values of -CDOCKER energy and -CDOCKER interaction energy” suggested that benzoin acid can effectively deactivate the alcohol dehydrogenase enzyme thereby interrupting the life cycle of the organism.

Phytochemical, Bixa orellana, Entamoeba histolytica

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Parida, S., Nayak, J. K., Jena, A., Tabish, A., Sahoo, A., Pani, A., & Mishra, R. (2020). Bixa orellana Derived Phytochemicals against Entamoeba histolytica Causing Dysentery. Journal of Pharmaceutical Research International, 32(8), 97-100.
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