Indian University Technology Database

Life Sciences

New Antioxidants to Combat Inflammatory Disorders and Cancers
Ref No:KCRB01/016
Sub Class: Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare
Technology Outcome: Product
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IPR Status: Not Patented
Technology Description: The drugs act as antioxidants, which are vital in preventing diseases like cancer, cataract, diabetes, arthritis etc. These antioxidants stop the synthesis of prostaglandins and prostacyclins, which lead to inflammatory disorders. So far the drugs that have been targeted are: Hormone responsive cancers (Breast, Prostrate and Skin), Antitubercular drugs, Antimalarial drugs, new selective anti-inflammatory drugs, biosensors for clinical diagnostics. The application areas are in pharmaceutical industries.
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Source: University of Pune