Life Sciences & Biotechnology, COVID-19 Technology


Polyalthia longifolia (isolated compound from Ashoka tree)


Life Sciences & Biotechnology, COVID-19 Technology

Focus Area:

Development of Repurposed Drugs for COVID-19

Developing Agency:

Central Drug Research Institute (CSIR-CDRI), Lucknow

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Brief Description

Description :

The Lab has identified that some isolated compounds from Polyalthia longifolia, commonly known as the ‘Ashoka tree’ have striking similarity to some of isolated compounds from Andrographis Paniculata. These are also being evaluated against the COVID-19 infection targets and models.

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