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PRELIMINARY INVESTIGATION OF BIOACTIVE CONSTITUENTS AND EVALUATION OF ANTIPYRETIC ACTIVITY OF ETHANOLIC EXTRACT OF AGAVE SISALANA

Apurva Pandya*, Ms. Priya Bisen, Dr. Manjeet Singh, Dr. Rajesh Mujoriya


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  "description": "<p><em>Pyrexia or fever is caused as a secondary impact of infection, malignancy or other diseased states. It is the body&#39;s natural defense to create an environment where infectious agent or damaged tissue cannot survive. </em><em>In present study, the antipyretic activity of ethanol extracts from Agave sisalana was evaluated using Brewer&#39;s yeast induced pyrexia in rats. The results showed that the ethanolic extract of Agave sisalana possesses a significant antipyretic effect in maintaining normal body temperature and reducing yeast-induced elevated body temperature in rats in a dose dependent manner and its effect is comparable to that of the standard antipyretic drug paracetamol. &nbsp;It was therefore concluded that the extracts of Agave sisalana demonstrated antipyretic activity, the ethanol extract was found to be potent than the aqueous extract. </em></p>\n\n<p><strong>Key words: </strong><em>Agave sisalana, Ethanolic extract, Antipyretic activity.</em></p>", 
  "license": "https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/legalcode", 
  "creator": [
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      "@type": "Person", 
      "name": "Apurva Pandya*, Ms. Priya Bisen, Dr. Manjeet Singh, Dr. Rajesh Mujoriya"
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  "headline": "PRELIMINARY INVESTIGATION OF BIOACTIVE CONSTITUENTS AND EVALUATION OF ANTIPYRETIC ACTIVITY OF ETHANOLIC EXTRACT OF AGAVE SISALANA", 
  "image": "https://zenodo.org/static/img/logos/zenodo-gradient-round.svg", 
  "datePublished": "2022-07-24", 
  "url": "https://zenodo.org/record/6893768", 
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  "identifier": "https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6893768", 
  "@id": "https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6893768", 
  "@type": "ScholarlyArticle", 
  "name": "PRELIMINARY INVESTIGATION OF BIOACTIVE CONSTITUENTS AND EVALUATION OF ANTIPYRETIC ACTIVITY OF ETHANOLIC EXTRACT OF AGAVE SISALANA"
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