Pavonia odorata Derived Phytochemicals against Entamoeba histolytica Causing Dysentery

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Jogesh Kumar Nayak
Suraj Kumar Sahu
Sitaram Swain
Dipankar Bhattacharyay
Mukundjee Pandey


Phytochemicals from Pavonia odorata 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 palmitic acid can effectively deactivate the Alcohol dehydrogenase enzyme thereby interrupting the life cycle of the organism.

Phytochemical, Pavonia odorata, Entamoeba histolytica

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Nayak, J. K., Sahu, S. K., Swain, S., Bhattacharyay, D., & Pandey, M. (2020). Pavonia odorata Derived Phytochemicals against Entamoeba histolytica Causing Dysentery. Journal of Pharmaceutical Research International, 32(8), 125-128.
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