Nigella sativa Derived Phytochemicals against Cough

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Diptiprajnya Sahoo
Minati Nayak
Sidhartha Ray
Mukundjee Pandey
Kalpita Bhatta
Sushree Susmita Palei
Debasmita Rautaray


Nigella sativa plant extract is traditionally used to cure cough. It is caused by Bordetella pertussis. Molecular docking method applied using “Biovia Discovery Studio”. “High positive values of -CDOCKER energy and -CDOCKER interaction energy” suggested that p-cymene can effectively deactivate the adenylate cyclase thereby interrupting the life cycle of the organism.

Phytochemicals, Nigella sativa, Bordetella pertussis, cough.

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Sahoo, D., Nayak, M., Ray, S., Pandey, M., Bhatta, K., Palei, S. S., & Rautaray, D. (2020). Nigella sativa Derived Phytochemicals against Cough. Journal of Pharmaceutical Research International, 32(9), 98-101.
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