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PLANT DNA BARCODES: APPLICATION IN HERBAVIGILANCE

Yogesh Murtia,b, Sonia Singha,b, Jyotic and Krishn K. Agrawald*

a Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Institute of Pharmaceutical Research, GLA University, Mathura - 281 406, Uttar Pradesh, India

b Department of Pharmacognosy, Institute of Pharmaceutical Research, GLA University, Mathura - 281 406, Uttar Pradesh, India

c Department of Pharmaceutics, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Maharishi University of Information Technology, Lucknow - 226 013, Uttar Pradesh, India

d Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Pharmacy, R. B. S. Engineering Technical Campus, Bichpuri, Agra - 283 105, Uttar Pradesh, India

* For Correspondence: E-mail: krishn.singhal88@gmail.com

 

https://doi.org/10.53879/id.60.01.12824


ABSTRACT

Globally, 80% of the world population uses the herbal medicines. Wellbeing is a key guideline in arranging natural prescriptions and herbal products for medical care, and a basic segment of value control. Among consumers, there is a widespread misconception that “natural” always mean “safe.” However, certain adverse occurrences recorded in relation with herbal products are due to quality issues. Ongoing improvements in sub-atomic plant ID utilizing DNA arrangement information empower exact recognizable proof of plant species from herbal prescriptions utilizing characterized DNA markers for identification of species by the application of short sequence of genome by DNA barcoding. It depends on three unique cornerstones of current scientific classification, including molecularization (i.e., the utilization of the fluctuation of sub-atomic markers as discriminator; computerization (i.e., the non-repetitive rendering of the information utilizing informatic; and normalization (i.e., the augmentation of a way to deal with general gatherings of not carefully related life forms). DNA meta-barcoding is a specific application of this field which includes several organisms. Both the techniques are highly demandable for the rapid authentication of herbal drugs. The implementations for a strong and exhaustive barcoding framework are advocated and promise a scope of potential advantages, both monetarily and environmentally. The age and curation of DNA reference information of natural medications should turn into a public opinion need and perceived as a basic science foundation of the pharma world.

Year 2023 | Volume No. 60 | Issue No.1 | Page No. 7-18
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