Author(s): D Vijaya Nagini, MSR Krishna, S Karthikeyan


DOI: 10.5958/0974-360X.2020.00888.4   

Address: D Vijaya Nagini, MSR Krishna*, S Karthikeyan
Department of Biotechnology, Koneru Lakshmaiah Education Foundation, Vaddeswaram, Guntur District, India.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 13,      Issue - 11,     Year - 2020

Diabetes mellitus (DM), a metabolic syndrome is marked by high measures of blood glucose due to lack of insufficient secretion of insulin. In the present study, photochemical compounds from Ferula asafoetida plant seeds were extracted and were analyzed about its inhibitory effects against Dipeptidyl peptidase (DPP)-IV using autodock studies. The GC-MS analysis confirmed that 12 active compounds were present in seed extract. Molecular docking studies showed four compounds viz., Ethoxydi (tert-butyl) silane, 9,12-octadecadienoic acid, Methyl- Tetra- decanoate and Hexadecanoic showed better inhibitory effect compared with standard DPP-IV inhibitor saxagliptin. In future these identified compounds can be used as a potential lead molecule for diabetic treatment compared to the standard drugs.

Cite this article:
D Vijaya Nagini, MSR Krishna, S Karthikeyan. Identification of Novel Dipeptidyl Peptidase -IV Inhibitors from Ferula asafoetida through GC-MS and Molecular Docking Studies. Research J. Pharm. and Tech. 2020; 13(11):5072-5076. doi: 10.5958/0974-360X.2020.00888.4

D Vijaya Nagini, MSR Krishna, S Karthikeyan. Identification of Novel Dipeptidyl Peptidase -IV Inhibitors from Ferula asafoetida through GC-MS and Molecular Docking Studies. Research J. Pharm. and Tech. 2020; 13(11):5072-5076. doi: 10.5958/0974-360X.2020.00888.4   Available on:

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