Amala Soumyanath

Associate Professor

  • 1927 Citations
  • 23 h-Index
1987 …2018

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Research Output

  • 1927 Citations
  • 23 h-Index
  • 55 Article
  • 1 Book
  • 1 Chapter
  • 1 Conference contribution
1987

Primary aliphatic amine metabolism: The formation of a stable imine metabolite

Soumyanath, A., Christou, M. & Gorrod, J. W., Oct 1987, In : European Journal of Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics. 12, 4, p. 279-283 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
1989

Mines as intermediates in oxidative aralkylamine metabolism

Gorrod, J. W. & Soumyanath, A., 1989, In : Drug Metabolism Reviews. 20, 2-4, p. 307-339 33 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
1991

Antimicrobial activities of the stembark of Kigelia pinnata

Akunyili, D. N., Houghton, P. J. & Soumyanath, A., 1991, In : Journal of Ethnopharmacology. 35, 2, p. 173-177 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

46 Scopus citations

Isolation and purification of trypsin inhibitors from pumpkin seeds (Cucurbita maxima)

Mutambo, F., Soumyanath, A. & Theobald, A. E., 1991, In : Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, Supplement. 43, p. 62 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The metabolic interconversion of o-methylbenzophenone oxime isomers

Soumyanath, A. & Gorrod, J. W., 1991, In : Progress in Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacology. 8, 3, p. 203-217 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
1992
9 Scopus citations

Effects of sub-lethal doses of cadmium chloride on native and phenobarbitone-induced drug metabolizing enzymes in male rabbits

Anjum, F., Soumyanath, A., Shakoori, A. R. & Gorrod, J. W., 1993, In : Pharmaceutical Science Communications. 4, 1, p. 45-49 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
1995
155 Scopus citations

Herbal products: Ginseng

Soumyanath, A. & Houghton, P., 1995, In : Pharmaceutical Journal. 255, 6851, p. 150-152 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
1996

Investigation of the effect of Angelica sinensis root extract on the proliferation of melanocytes in culture

Soumyanath, A., Lin, Z. X., Sviderskaya, E. & Kowalska, D., Nov 1996, In : Journal of Ethnopharmacology. 54, 2-3, p. 165-170 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations
1997

'Herbal' hay fever remedy found to contain conventional drugs

Soumyanath, A. & Jamal, J., Jan 18 1997, In : Pharmaceutical Journal. 258, 6926, p. 105-106 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Topic weeks - Delivery of integrated pharmacy teaching to undergraduates

Soumyanath, A., Lansley, A. B. & Greene, R. J., Oct 4 1997, In : Pharmaceutical Journal. 259, 6963, p. 563-565 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1998

A naturally occurring growth promoter for human melanoblasts in culture

Lin, Z., Donatien, P., Soumyanath, A. & Bennett, D. C., Sep 1998, In : Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology. 50, SUPPL. 9, p. 218 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Antidiabetic and hypocholesterolaemic effects of fenugreek

Al-Habori, M. & Soumyanath, A., Jun 1998, In : Phytotherapy Research. 12, 4, p. 233-242 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

111 Scopus citations

Identification of a phytochemical stimulant for the proliferation of mouse melanocytes in culture

Soumyanath, A., Lin, Z. & Hoult, J. R. S., Sep 1998, In : Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology. 50, SUPPL. 9, p. 247 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

In-vitro screening of medicinal plants for potential antidiabetic effects

Srijayanta, S., Jones, P. M., Persaud, S., Lawrence, M. J. & Soumyanath, A., Sep 1998, In : Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology. 50, SUPPL. 9, p. 219 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Phytochemicals isolated from the anti-hyperglycaemic hexane extract of the unripe fruit of Momordica charuntiu L.

Lau, C., Soumyanath, A., Noel, M., Kergoat, M. & Autier, V., Sep 1998, In : Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology. 50, SUPPL. 9, p. 84 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

The Anatomical Features of Powdered Ginkgo biloba L. Leaf as Observed by Light Microscopy

Soumyanath, A. & Croom, E. M., 1998, In : Journal of Medicinal Food. 1, 2, p. 89-95 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1999

A comparative study of the constituents of Aesculus hippocastanum and Aesculus indica

Srijayanta, S., Soumyanath, A. & Goodwin, B. L., 1999, In : Journal of Medicinal Food. 2, 2, p. 45-50 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Antioxidant action and potential antidiabetic properties of an isoflavonoid-containing soyabean phytochemical extract (SPE)

Vedavanam, K., Srijayanta, S., O'Reilly, J., Soumyanath, A. & Wiseman, H., Nov 1999, In : Phytotherapy Research. 13, 7, p. 601-608 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

143 Scopus citations

Development and application of an in-vitro bioassay for plant-derived anti psoriatic agents using SVK-14 keratinocytes

Pires, M., Schlosser, S., Waterfield, C. J., Sampson, J., Che, C. T. & Soumyanath, A., 1999, In : Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology. 51, SUPPL., p. 96 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lipoxygenase Inhibitors in the seeds of Aframomum danielli K. Schum (Zingiberaceae)

Odukoya, O. A., Houghton, P. J. & Soumyanath, A., Oct 1999, In : Phytomedicine. 6, 4, p. 251-256 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Scopus citations

Mangiferin, an antidiabetic compound from Anemarrhena asphodeloides

Srijayanta, S., Jones, P. M., Persaud, S., Hoult, J. R. S. & Soumyanath, A., 1999, In : Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology. 51, SUPPL., p. 98 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Stimulation of mouse melanocyte proliferation by Piper nigrum fruit extract and its main alkaloid, piperine

Lin, Z., Hoult, J. R. S., Bennett, D. C. & Soumyanath, A., 1999, In : Planta Medica. 65, 7, p. 600-603 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

40 Scopus citations
56 Scopus citations
2000
3 Scopus citations

Regulatory issues relating to herbal products - Part 2: Safety and toxicity

Forte, J. S. & Soumyanath, A., 2000, In : Journal of Medicinal Food. 3, 1, p. 41-57 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Regulatory issues relating to herbal products - Part 3: Quality and its determination

Forte, J. S. & Soumyanath, A., 2000, In : Journal of Medicinal Food. 3, 1, p. 59-69 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
2001

In vitro keratinocyte antiproliferant effect of Centella asiatica extract and triterpenoid saponins

Sampson, J. H., Soumyanath, A., Karlsen, G., Navsaria, H. & Leigh, I. M. M. O. P., 2001, In : Phytomedicine. 8, 3, p. 230-235 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

70 Scopus citations
50 Scopus citations
2003

Hypoglycemic potentials of methanolic extracts of selected plant foods in alloxanized mice

Ogundipe, O. O., Moody, J. O., Akinyemi, T. O. & Soumyanath, A., 2003, In : Plant Foods for Human Nutrition. 58, 3, p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Scopus citations

In vitro evaluation of Bacopa monniera on anti-Helicobacter pylori activity and accumulation of prostaglandins

Goel, R. K., Sairam, K., Babu, M. D., Tavares, I. A. & Soumyanath, A., 2003, In : Phytomedicine. 10, 6-7, p. 523-527 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Scopus citations
2004

Effects of piperine analogues on stimulation of melanocyte proliferation and melanocyte differentiation

Venkatasamy, R., Faas, L., Young, A. R., Soumyanath, A. & Hider, R. C., Apr 15 2004, In : Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry. 12, 8, p. 1905-1920 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

62 Scopus citations

In vitro cytotoxic activity of Thai medicinal plants used traditionally to treat cancer

Itharat, A., Houghton, P. J., Eno-Amooquaye, E., Burke, P. J., Sampson, J. H. & Soumyanath, A., Jan 2004, In : Journal of Ethnopharmacology. 90, 1, p. 33-38 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

157 Scopus citations
2005
88 Scopus citations

In vitro models for assessing antidiabetic activity

Soumyanath, A. & Srijayanta, S., Jan 1 2005, Traditional Medicines for Modern Times: Antidiabetic Plants. CRC Press, p. 99-116 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

6 Scopus citations

Traditional medicines for modern times: Antidiabetic plants

Soumyanath, A., Jan 1 2005, CRC Press. 314 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

12 Scopus citations
2006

The effect of Echinacea purpurea, Astragalus membranaceus and Glycyrrhiza glabra on CD69 expression and immune cell activation in humans

Brush, J., Mendenhall, E., Guggenheim, A., Chan, T., Connelly, E., Soumyanath, A., Buresh, R., Barrett, R. & Zwickey, H., Aug 2006, In : Phytotherapy Research. 20, 8, p. 687-695 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

47 Scopus citations

UV irradiation affects melanocyte stimulatory activity and protein binding of piperine

Soumyanath, A., Venkatasamy, R., Joshi, M., Faas, L., Adejuyigbe, B., Drake, A. F., Hider, R. C. & Young, A. R., Nov 2006, In : Photochemistry and Photobiology. 82, 6, p. 1541-1548 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

α-Amylase inhibitory activity of some Malaysian plants used to treat diabetes; with particular reference to Phyllanthus amarus

Ali, H., Houghton, P. J. & Soumyanath, A., Oct 11 2006, In : Journal of Ethnopharmacology. 107, 3, p. 449-455 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

403 Scopus citations
2007

Amides from Piper nigrum L. with dissimilar effects on melanocyte proliferation in-vitro

Lin, Z., Liao, Y., Venkatasamy, R., Hider, R. C. & Soumyanath, A., Apr 2007, In : Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology. 59, 4, p. 529-536 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Scopus citations

The effect of Echinacea purpurea, Astragalus membranaceus and Glycyrrhiza glabra on CD25 expression in humans: A pilot study

Zwickey, H., Brush, J., Iacullo, C. M., Connelly, E., Gregory, W. L., Soumyanath, A. & Buresh, R., Nov 2007, In : Phytotherapy Research. 21, 11, p. 1109-1112 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations
2008

In vivo evaluation of piperine and synthetic analogues as potential treatments for vitiligo using a sparsely pigmented mouse model

Faas, L., Venkatasamy, R., Hider, R. C., Young, A. R. & Soumyanath, A., May 2008, In : British Journal of Dermatology. 158, 5, p. 941-950 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Scopus citations
2010

Passiflora incarnata L. (Passionflower) extracts elicit GABA currents in hippocampal neurons in vitro, and show anxiogenic and anticonvulsant effects in vivo, varying with extraction method

Elsas, S. M., Rossi, D. J., Raber, J., White, G., Seeley, C. A., Gregory, W. L., Mohr, C., Pfankuch, T. & Soumyanath, A., Oct 2010, In : Phytomedicine. 17, 12, p. 940-949 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

46 Scopus citations
2011

Monitoring human melanocytic cell responses to piperine using multispectral imaging

Samatham, R., Phillips, K. G., Sonka, J., Yelma, A., Reddy, N., Vanka, M., Thuillier, P., Soumyanath, A. & Jacques, S., 2011, Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE. Vol. 7883. 788309

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2012

Centella asiatica extract improves behavioral deficits in a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease: Investigation of a possible mechanism of action

Soumyanath, A., Zhong, Y. P., Henson, E., Wadsworth, T., Bishop, J., Gold, B. G. & Quinn, J., 2012, In : International Journal of Alzheimer's Disease. 381974.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

39 Scopus citations
2014

Caffeoylquinic acids in centella asiatica protect against amyloid-β toxicity

Gray, N. E., Morré, J., Kelley, J., Maier, C. S., Stevens, J. F., Quinn, J. & Soumyanath, A., 2014, In : Journal of Alzheimer's Disease. 40, 2, p. 359-373 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Scopus citations
2015

Centella asiatica Attenuates Amyloid-β-Induced Oxidative Stress and Mitochondrial Dysfunction

Gray, N. E., Sampath, H., Zweig, J. A., Quinn, J. & Soumyanath, A., 2015, In : Journal of Alzheimer's Disease. 45, 3, p. 933-946 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations