In Silico Screening of a Phytochemical Naringin, Isolated from Citrus decumana var. paradisi Against the Genes of Polycystic Ovary Syndromenes of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

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  • Department of Botany, Guru Nanak Khalsa College, Matunga, Mumbai - 400019, Maharashtra ,IN
  • Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Bombay College of Pharmacy, Mumbai - 400098, Maharashtra ,IN
  • Department of Physics, Guru Nanak Khalsa College, Matunga, Mumbai - 400019, Maharashtra ,IN



Citrus decumana var. paradisi, CYP 17, Hyperandrogenism, Molecular Docking, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome


Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a complex hormonal and metabolic disorder. The overproduction of androgens is the primary feature of PCOS. The currently available pharmacological agents recommended for the treatment of PCOS are linked with several adverse effects. Therefore, herbal-based drugs with lesser side effects, have become a favourable trend among people. A flavonoid glycoside, naringin isolated from different fruit parts of Citrus decumana var. paradisi (Macfad.) H.H.A. Nicholls exhibits a wide range of therapeutic properties. In the traditional system of medicine, it is used to improve ovarian health. To set down scientific evidence, molecular docking analysis was performed to find out the binding affinity of compound naringin with the protein CYP 17-cytochrome P 450, attributing to hyperandrogenism due to its overexpression, leading to PCOS. The docking score values were compared with the standard drug metformin to interpret the effectiveness of flavonoid naringin in the treatment of PCOS.


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Rana, B., Merwyn Dcosta, & Arvind Singh. (2024). <i>In Silico</i> Screening of a Phytochemical Naringin, Isolated from <i>Citrus decumana</i> var. <i>paradisi</i> Against the Genes of Polycystic Ovary Syndromenes of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. Journal of Natural Remedies, 24(4), 897–903.



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Received 2024-01-28
Accepted 2024-02-29
Published 2024-04-18



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