Dr. Raushanara  Akter

Dr. Raushanara Akter

Assistant Professor
BRAC University, Bangladesh


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Pharmacy from Griffith University, Australia

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Area of Interest:

Pharmacology and Toxicology
100%
Bioactive Compounds
62%
Isolation
90%
Medicinal Plants
75%
Anticancer Activity
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Hossain, M.S., M.S. Uddin, M.T. Kabir, M.M. Begum and P. Koushal et al.,, 2017. In vitro screening for phytochemicals and antioxidant activities of syngonium podophyllum L.: An incredible therapeutic plant. Biomed. Pharmacol. J., 10: 1267-1277.
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  2. Das, P., S. Das, R. Akhter, S. Huque, R. Akter and M. Shahriar, 2017. Comparetive In-vitro equivalence evaluation of some spironolactone generic tablets, commercially available in Bangladesh drug market. Indo Am. J. Pharm. Res., 7: 544-551.
  3. Akter, R., S.J. Uddin, J. Tiralongo, I.D. Grice and E. Tiralongo, 2016. A new cytotoxic diterpenoid glycoside from the leaves of Blumea lacera and its effects on apoptosis and cell cycle. Nat. Prod.Res., 16: 1-6.
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  4. Akter, R., S.J. Uddin, J. Tiralongo, D. Grice and E. Tiralongo, 2015. A new cytotoxic steroidal glycoalkaloid from the methanol extract of Blumea lacera leaves. J. Pharm. Pharm. Sci., 18: 616-633.
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  5. Uddin, R., R. Akter, S.M.R. Hasan, E.H. Mazumder and M.A. Alam. 2014. In vitro free radical scavenging and membrane stabilizing activity of Paederia foetida leaves. Res. Rev. J. Pharmacol. Toxicol. Stud., 2: 21-28.
  6. Uddin, R., M.R. Saha, N. Subhan, H. Hossain, I.A. Jahan, R. Akter and A. Alam, 2014. HPLC-analysis of polyphenolic compounds in Gardenia jasminoides and determination of antioxidant activity by using free radical scavenging assays. Adv. Pharmaceut. Bull., 4: 273-281.
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  7. Akter, R., S.J. Uddin, I.D. Grice and E. Tiralongo, 2014. Cytotoxic activity screening of Bangladeshi medicinal plant extracts. J. Nat. Med., 68: 246-252.
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  8. Hossain, M., S.R. Hasan, M. Mukta, R. Akter, M.E.H. Mazumder, A. Faruque and M.S. Rana, 2010. Anxiogenic activity of methanol extracts of artocarpus lacucha buch.-ham. fruit parts and leaf in mice. Eur. J. Sci. Res., 46: 592-603.
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  9. Hasan, S.M.R., M.M. Hossain, R. Akter, M. Jamila and M.E.H. Mazumder et al 2010. Analgesic activity of the different fractions of the aerial parts of Commelina benghalensis L. Int. J. Pharmacol., 6: 63-67.
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  10. Akter, R., S.R. Hasan, M.M. Hossain, M. Jamila, S.S. Chowdhury, M.E.H. Mazumder and S. Rahman, 2010. Antidiarrhoeal and antioxidant properties of Curcuma alismatifolia leaves. Australian J. Basic Applied Sci., 4: 450-456.
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  11. Akter, R., S.R. Hasan, M.M. Hossain, M. Jamila, M.E.H. Mazumder, M.S. Rana and S. Rahman, 2010. Analgesic and neuropharmacological effects of Xanthium indicum Leaves. Lat. Am. J. Pharm., 29: 520-525.
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  12. Subhan, N., R. Hasan, M. Hossain, R. Akter and M.M. Majumder et al., 2009. Antinociceptive and gastro-protective effect of the ethanolic extract of the flowering top of Anthocephalus Cadamba Roxb. Orient. Pharm. Exp. Med., 9: 326-334.
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  13. Saha, M.R., A. Alam, R. Hasan, R. Akter, M. Hossain, E.H. Mazumder and S. Rana, 2009. In vitro anti-oxidant activity of the leaves of Dillenia indica. Orient. Pharm. Exp. Med., 9: 277-284.
  14. Raquibul, H.S., M.M. Hossain, R. Akter, M. Jamila, E.H. Mazumder and S. Rahman, 2009. Sedative and anxiolytic effects of different fractions of the Commelina benghalensis Linn. Drug Discoveries Ther., 3: 221-227.
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  15. Hossain, M.M., S.M.R. Hasan, R. Akter, M. Akter, M.N. Islam, M.R. Saha and M.S. Rana, 2009. Evaluation of analgesic and neuropharmacological activities of the aerial parts of Tinospora cordifolia miers. in mice. Stamford J. Pharm. Sci., 2: 31-37.
  16. Hossain, M.M., R. Jahangir, S.M.R. Hasan, R. Akter, T. Ahmed, M.I. Islam and A. Faruque, 2009. Antioxidant, antinociceptive and cytotoxic activity of the leaves of Michelia champaca Linn. Stamford J. Pharm. Sci., 2: 1-7.
  17. Hasan, S.R., R. Akter, M.M. Hossain, A. Faruque and M.S. Rana, 2009. Antinociceptive and CNS depressant activities of Xanthium indicum Koen. in mice. Dhaka Univ. J. Pharm. Sci., 8: 99-101.
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  18. Hasan, S.R., M.M. Hossain, R. Akter, S.H. Karim, S. Haque, M. Kamaluddin and A. Ghani, 2009. Pattern of antibiotics use at the primary health care level of Bangladesh: survey report-1. Stamford J. Pharm. Sci., 2: 1-7.
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  19. Hasan, S.M.R., R. Akter, M.M. Hossain, M.R. Saha, M.S. Rana and A. Faruque, 2009. Analgesic and neuropharmacological studies of Caesalpinia pulcherrima Swartz. leaves. Bangladesh J. Life Sci., 21: 1-10.
  20. Hasan, S.M.R., M. Jamila, M.M. Majumder, R. Akter and M.M. Hossain et al., 2009. Analgesic and antioxidant activity of the hydromethanolic extract of Mikania scandens (L.) willd Leaves. Am. J. Pharmacol. Toxicol., 4: 1-7.
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  21. Hasan, S.M.R., M. Hossain, R. Akter, M. Jamila, E.H. Mazumder and S. Rahman, 2009. DPPH free radical scavenging activity of some Bangladeshi medicinal plants. J. Med. Plants Res., 3: 875-879.
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  22. Hasan, R., M. Hossain, R. Akter, M. Jamila and M.E.H. Mazumder et al., 2009. Antioxidant, antidiarrhoeal and cytotoxic properties of Punica granatum Linn. Lat. Am. J. Pharm., 28: 783-788.
  23. Alam, M.A., M.M. Rahman, N. Subhan, M.M. Majumder and S.M. Raquibul et al., 2009. Antioxidant potential of the ethanolic crude extract of the leaves of Vitex negundo Linn. (Verbenaceae). Turkish J. Pharm. Sci., 6: 11-20.
  24. Akter, R., S.R. Hasan, M.M. Hossain, M. Jamila, M.E.H. Mazumder and S. Rahman, 2009. In vitro antioxidant and in vivo antidiarrhoeal activity of hydromethanolic extract of Xanthium Indicum Koenig. Leaves. Eur. J. Sci. Res., 33: 305-312.
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  25. Akter, R., S.M.R. Hasan, M.R. Saha, M.M. Majumder and M.A. Alam et al., 2009. Dissolution study of some commercially available sustained release diclofenac sodium tablet dosage forms. Bangladesh J. Life Sci., 21: 143-146.
  26. Akter, R., S.M.R. Hasan, M.M. Hossain, T. Ahmed, M.M. Majumder and M. Akter, 2009. In-vitro evaluation of Antioxidant potential of the Leaves of Opuntia dilleniihaw. Stamford J. Pharm. Sci., 2: 22-26.
  27. Akter, R., P. Saha and S.C. Das, 2009. Studies on viability of thin layer chromatographic (TLC) method for quick screening of ciprofloxacin tablets. Bangladesh J. Life Sci., 21: 101-105.
  28. Saha, M.R., S.M.R. Hasan, R. Akter, M.M. Hossain, M.S. Alam, M.A. Alam and M.E.H. Mazumder, 2008. In vitro free radical scavenging activity of methanol extract of the leaves of Mimusops elengi Linn. Bangladesh J. Vet. Med., 6: 197-202.
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  29. Saha, M.R., M.A. Alam, R. Akter and R. Jahangir, 2008. In vitro free radical scavenging activity of Ixora coccinea L. Bangladesh J. Pharmacol., 3: 90-96.
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  30. Majumder, M.M., E.H. Mazumder, M.A. Alam, R. Akter, M. Rahman and S.D. Sarker, 2008. Antioxidant and membrane stabilizing properties of Ichnocarpus frutescens. J. Nat. Remed., 8: 209-215.
  31. Hossain, M.M., S.M.R. Hasan, M.E.H. Mazumder, M.S. Rana, A. Faruque and R. Akter, 2008. Brine shrimp lethality and free radical scavenging activity of Artocarpus lachuca. Bangladesh J. Life Sci., 20: 27-34.
  32. Hasan, S.M., M.M. Hossain, A. Faruque, M.E.H. Mazumder, M.S. Rana, R. Akter and M.A. Alam, 2008. Comparison of antioxidant potential of different fractions of Commelina benghalensis Linn. Bangladesh J. Life Sci., 20: 9-16.
  33. Alam, M.A., R. Akter, N. Subhan, M.M. Rahman, M.M. Majumder, L. Nahar and S.D. Sarker, 2008. Antidiarrhoeal property of the hydroethanolic extract of the flowering tops of Anthocephalus cadamba. Rev. Bras. Farmacognosia, 18: 155-159.
  34. Alam, M.A., N. Slahin, R. Uddin, S.M.R. Hasan, R. Akter, M. Kamaluddin, A. Faruque and A. Ghani, 2008. Analgesic and neuropharmacological investigations of the aerial part of Achyranthes aspera Linn. Stamford J. Pharm. Sci., 1: 44-50.
  35. Akter, R.A., L. Nahar and S.D. Sarker, 2008. Antioxidant and membrane stabilizing properties of the flowering tops of Anthocephalus cadamba. Nat. Prod. Commun., 3: 65-70.
  36. Akter, R., S.R. Hasan, S.A. Siddiqui, M.M. Majumder and M. Hossain et al., 2008. Evaluation of analgesic and antioxidant potential of the leaves of Curcuma alismatifolia Gagnep. Stamford J. Pharm. Sci., 1: 3-9.
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