Author(s): Supriya C. Patil, Suresh G. Killedar, Harinath N. More, Ashok A. Hajare, A. S. Manjappa


DOI: 10.52711/0974-360X.2024.00066   

Address: Supriya C. Patil1,2*, Suresh G. Killedar3, Harinath N. More1, Ashok A. Hajare4, A. S. Manjappa2
1Bharati Vidyapeeth College of Pharmacy, Kolhapur 416013, Maharashtra, India.
2Vasantidevi Patil Institute of Pharmacy, Kodoli 416114, Maharashtra, India.
3Anandi Pharmacy College, Kalambetarf kale, 416 205, Maharashtra, India.
4Bharati Vidyapeeth College of Pharmacy, Palus 416310, Maharashtra, India.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 17,      Issue - 1,     Year - 2024

In the pursuit of effective diabetes management, inhibiting a-amylase activity stands as a critical strategy. This inhibition regulates post-meal blood sugar levels by retarding carbohydrate digestion, mitigating abrupt glucose spikes, and enhancing glycemic control, thus safeguarding against diabetic complications. In this study, molecular docking and DFT investigations were conducted on phytochemical compounds sourced from various plants, unveiling Conanine, Friedelin, Sennoside A, and Sennoside B as promising candidates. These compounds demonstrated robust binding affinities exceeding -9 kcal/mol when targeted against a-amylase, with Conanine leading the charge at -9.5 kcal/mol. Sennoside A and Sennoside B exhibited their effectiveness by forming multiple hydrogen bonds with the enzyme, underlining their strong binding interactions. Furthermore, DFT calculations affirmed the favorable chemical reactivity profiles of these ligands, characterized by significant HOMO-LUMO energy gaps. This research offers valuable insights into potential therapeutic agents for diabetes management, promising better glycemic control and a brighter future for individuals with diabetes.

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Supriya C. Patil, Suresh G. Killedar, Harinath N. More, Ashok A. Hajare, A. S. Manjappa. In Silico Exploration of Phytoconstituents and Identification of Hits Against α-Amylase for Antidiabetic Potential. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2024; 17(1):419-6. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2024.00066

Supriya C. Patil, Suresh G. Killedar, Harinath N. More, Ashok A. Hajare, A. S. Manjappa. In Silico Exploration of Phytoconstituents and Identification of Hits Against α-Amylase for Antidiabetic Potential. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2024; 17(1):419-6. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2024.00066   Available on:

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