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Research ArticleVolume 2 Issue 3

Himalayan Toxic Plants of Defense Importance

Sanjay Mohan Gupta1*, K Manikyaprabhu1, Sanjai Kumar Dwivedi2 and Madhu Bala1

1Molecular Biology and Genetic Engineering Laboratory, Defence Institute of Bio-Energy Research (DIBER), DRDO, India
2DRL, Tezpur, Assam, India

*Corresponding Author: Sanjay Mohan Gupta, Molecular Biology and Genetic Engineering Laboratory, Defence Institute of Bio-Energy Research (DIBER), DRDO, India.

Received: May 03, 2018; Published: May 29 2018

Citation: Sanjay Mohan Gupta., et al. “Himalayan Toxic Plants of Defense Importance”. Acta Scientific Medical Sciences 2.3 (2018).


  In present concept paper, we are introducing the concept of multi-system targeted novel toxic compounds that have been isolated from various poisonous plants of Himalayan region of India for self-defence applications. The selected studied poisonous plants are having dual role as nutraceutical and ethno-pharmacological uses apart from their less explored toxic property. However, future detailed work is required for identification and characterization of the precise toxic chemical components that will be used for the formulation of novel multi-system targeted warfare agents for defensive applications.

Keywords: Poisonous Plants; Multisystem Targeted Toxic Compounds; Defensive Warfare Agents

Copyright: © 2018 Sanjay Mohan Gupta., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

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