Consortium E : Tea & Health Ongoing Projects

Profile of NTRF Funded Projects as on 31.12.2016 (Ongoing)

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1 Evaluation of black tea (Camellia sinensis) extract on mother and pups through prenatal and postnatal development of albino rats Medicinal Properties of Tea Moulana Azad College, Kolkata, (2014-2017
2 Effect water extract of black tea on the cognitive functions and some immune responses in a cohort study of Alzheimer's patients Medicinal Properties of Tea Department of Physiology, Calcutta University
3 Diabetes induced carbohydrate metabolic disorders along with germ cell apoptosis and its correction by black tea and green tea: a comparative study from the genomics and proteomics points of view Medicinal Properties of Tea Vidyasagar University, Medinipur,
4 Risk assessment on the impact of growing environmental bio-pollutants on human respiratory health and pollination biology of tea plants in Assam Medicinal Properties of Tea Allergy  & Asthma Centre, Kolkata, (2014-2017)
5 Enhancement of psychotropic effects of tea L-theanine using nanotechnology and its molecular mechanism Medicinal Properties of Tea Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore
6 Molecular Modeling and Screening of Phytochemical Reservoir from Tea (Camellia sinensis, L.) as a Lead Immune-Stimulatory Agent Medicinal Properties of Tea Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati,
7 Evaluating the role of Theaflavin tagged with nanoconjugate in ovarian cancer induced in rat Medicinal Properties of Tea Department of Biochemistry, University of Calcutta,
8 Therapeutic efficacy and bioavailability of various polyphenolics present in tea as an adjuvant in the treatment of Alzheimer's Disease Medicinal Properties of Tea Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
9 Anti tumor efficacy of Black Tea Polyphenols Medicinal Properties of Tea Ramkrishna Mission Vivekananda University
Narendrapur, Kolkata
10 Delineating the therapeutic effectiveness of theaflavin -3, 3-digallate (TF3) - an active compound of black tea (Camellia sinensis) by inhibiting angiogenesis and inducing apoptosis in the synovial fibroblasts of RA patientss Medicinal Properties of Tea IPGMER, Kolkata
(2015-2018 )
11 Promising role of black tea polyphenols as epigenetic modulator : A new bridge between nutrition and health Medicinal Properties of Tea Calcutta University, Kolkata
12 Role of black tea derived polyphenols on insulin mediated glucose and lipid uptake by Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells (PBMC) from individuals with glucose intolerance Medicinal Properties of Tea IPGMER, Kolkata
13 Pre-clinical studies on the role of green tea polyphenols / EGCG nanoparticles for cancer therapy Medicinal Properties of Tea Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore,
14 Tea extracts, tea constituents and its effect on lineage commitment development of bone marrow derived hematopoietic stem cells in vitro and in vivo Medicinal Properties of Tea W.B. State Univerisity, Barasat, Kolkata (2016-2019)
15 Effect of tea on expression of P53 and Gankyrin in
Oral Pathology: Role of tea as chemopreventive agent
Medicinal Properties of Tea NRS Medical College & Hospital, Kolkata (2016-2019)
16 Black Tea : Potential therapeutic supplement for Breast Cancer. Effect of Black extracts on Breast Cancer Tumorigenesis through Modulation of Micro RNA and Cancer Gene Expression
Medicinal Properties of Tea Mazumdar Shaw Centre for Translational Research, Bangalore, (2016-2019)
17 Comparative studies on the beneficiary effect of black and green tea in the expression of placental growth factors in preeclamptic trophoblast Medicinal Properties of Tea Bharthi Women's College, Chennai (2016-2018)
18 Identification of novel microRNAs involved in the modulation of lung cancer related genes by tea polyphenols Medicinal Properties of Tea Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore
19 Study the regulation of cancer associated microRNA
in different cancer cells by green tea polyphenols
Medicinal Properties of Tea AIMS Bhubaneswar,
20 Formulation and clinical evaluation of value added additives incorporated black tea nutraceutical products in diabesity Medicinal Properties of Tea IIT, Kharagpur