Amala Soumyanath

Associate Professor

  • 1992 Citations
  • 23 h-Index
1987 …2018

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2018
5 Scopus citations

Centella asiatica attenuates hippocampal mitochondrial dysfunction and improves memory and executive function in β-amyloid overexpressing mice

Gray, N. E., Zweig, J. A., Caruso, M., Zhu, J. Y., Wright, K. M., Quinn, J. & Soumyanath, A., Dec 1 2018, In : Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience. 93, p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Centella asiatica increases hippocampal synaptic density and improves memory and executive function in aged mice

Gray, N. E., Zweig, J. A., Caruso, M., Martin, M. D., Zhu, J. Y., Quinn, J. & Soumyanath, A., Jul 1 2018, In : Brain and Behavior. 8, 7, e01024.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations
2017

Centella asiatica attenuates Aβ-induced neurodegenerative spine loss and dendritic simplification

Gray, N. E., Zweig, J. A., Murchison, C., Caruso, M., Matthews, D. G., Kawamoto, C., Harris, C. J., Quinn, J. & Soumyanath, A., Apr 12 2017, In : Neuroscience Letters. 646, p. 24-29 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Centella asiatica Attenuates Mitochondrial Dysfunction and Oxidative Stress in Aβ-Exposed Hippocampal Neurons

Gray, N. E., Zweig, J. A., Matthews, D. G., Caruso, M., Quinn, J. F. & Soumyanath, A., 2017, In : Oxidative medicine and cellular longevity. 2017, 7023091.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations
2016

Centella asiatica modulates antioxidant and mitochondrial pathways and improves cognitive function in mice

Gray, N. E., Harris, C. J., Quinn, J. & Soumyanath, A., Mar 2 2016, In : Journal of Ethnopharmacology. 180, p. 78-86 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Scopus citations
2015

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

Gray, N. E., Sampath, H., Zweig, J. A., Quinn, J. F. & Soumyanath, A., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of Alzheimer's Disease. 45, 3, p. 933-946 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations

Curcumin treatment improves motor behavior in α-synuclein transgenic mice

Spinelli, K. J., Osterberg, V. R., Meshul, C. K., Soumyanath, A. & Unni, V. K., Jun 2 2015, In : PloS one. 10, 6, e0128510.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 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. F. & Soumyanath, A., 2014, In : Journal of Alzheimer's Disease. 40, 2, p. 359-373 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Scopus citations
2012
43 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 1 2010, In : Phytomedicine. 17, 12, p. 940-949 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

46 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 1 2008, In : British Journal of Dermatology. 158, 5, p. 941-950 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 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 1 2007, In : Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology. 59, 4, p. 529-536 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 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 1 2007, In : Phytotherapy Research. 21, 11, p. 1109-1112 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 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 1 2006, In : Phytotherapy Research. 20, 8, p. 687-695 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

49 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 1 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

412 Scopus citations
2005
90 Scopus citations
2004

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

64 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. & Raman, A., Jan 2004, In : Journal of Ethnopharmacology. 90, 1, p. 33-38 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

160 Scopus citations
2003

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 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. & Raman, A., Jan 1 2003, In : Phytomedicine. 10, 6-7, p. 523-527 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Scopus citations
2001

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

Sampson, J. H., Raman, A., Karlsen, G., Navsaria, H. & Leigh, I. M. M. O. P., Jan 1 2001, In : Phytomedicine. 8, 3, p. 230-235 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

73 Scopus citations

Role of gastric antioxidant and anti-Helicobactor pylori activities in antiulcerogenic activity of plantain banana (Musa sapientum var. paradisiaca)

Goel, R. K., Sairam, K., Rao, C. V. & Raman, A., Jul 23 2001, In : Indian Journal of Experimental Biology. 39, 7, p. 719-722 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

50 Scopus citations
2000

Regulatory issues relating to herbal products - Part 1: Legislation in the European Union, North America, and Australia

Forte, J. S. & Raman, A., Jan 1 2000, In : Journal of Medicinal Food. 3, 1, p. 23-39 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
1999

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

Srijayanta, S., Raman, A. & Goodwin, B. L., Jan 1 1999, In : Journal of Medicinal Food. 2, 2, p. 45-50 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

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

Vedavanam, K., Srijayanta, S., O'Reilly, J., Raman, A. & Wiseman, H., Nov 1 1999, In : Phytotherapy Research. 13, 7, p. 601-608 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

146 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. & Raman, A., Dec 1 1999, In : Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology. 51, SUPPL., 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

Odukoya, O. A., Houghton, P. J. & Raman, 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. & Raman, A., Dec 1 1999, In : Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology. 51, SUPPL., 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. & Raman, A., Nov 8 1999, In : Planta Medica. 65, 7, p. 600-603 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

42 Scopus citations
57 Scopus citations
1998

A naturally occurring growth promoter for human melanoblasts in culture

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

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

Raman, A., Lin, Z. & Hoult, J. R. S., Sep 1 1998, In : Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology. 50, SUPPL. 9, 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. & Raman, A., Sep 1 1998, In : Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology. 50, SUPPL. 9, 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., Raman, A., Noel, M., Kergoat, M. & Autier, V., Sep 1 1998, In : Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology. 50, SUPPL. 9, 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

1997

'Herbal' hay fever remedy found to contain conventional drugs

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
1996

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

Raman, A., Lin, Z. X., Sviderskaya, E. & Kowalska, D., Nov 1 1996, In : Journal of Ethnopharmacology. 54, 2-3, p. 165-170 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations
1995

Antimicrobial effects of tea‐tree oil and its major components on Staphylococcus aureus, Staph. epidermidis and Propionibacterium acnes

Raman, A., Weir, U. & Bloomfield, S. F., Oct 1995, In : Letters in Applied Microbiology. 21, 4, p. 242-245 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

156 Scopus citations

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
1992
9 Scopus citations
1991

Antimicrobial activities of the stembark of Kigelia pinnata

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

47 Scopus citations

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The metabolic interconversion of o-methylbenzophenone oxime isomers

Raman, A. & Gorrod, J. W., Jan 1 1991, In : Progress in Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacology. 8, 3, p. 203-217 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
1989

Mines as intermediates in oxidative aralkylamine metabolism

Gorrod, J. W. & Raman, A., Jan 1 1989, In : Drug Metabolism Reviews. 20, 2-4, p. 307-339 33 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations