Beet Root Derived Phytochemicals against Escherichia coli Causing Diarrhea

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Upendra Kumar Nayak
Smruti Ranjan Behera
Saswati Behera
Dipankar Bhattacharyay
Mukundjee Pandey

Abstract

Phytochemicals from Beet Root (Beta vulgaris) plant extract are traditionally used to cure Diarrhea. It is caused by Escherichia coli. Molecular docking method applied using “Biovia Discovery Studio”. “High positive values of -CDOCKER energy and -CDOCKER interaction energy” suggested that caffeic acid can effectively deactivate the Shikimate dehydrogenase enzyme thereby interrupting the life cycle of the organism.

Keywords:
Phytochemical, Beta vulgaris, Shikimate dehydrogenase

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Nayak, U. K., Behera, S. R., Behera, S., Bhattacharyay, D., & Pandey, M. (2020). Beet Root Derived Phytochemicals against Escherichia coli Causing Diarrhea. Journal of Pharmaceutical Research International, 32(8), 129-132. https://doi.org/10.9734/jpri/2020/v32i830532
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