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858. 

Which institute has modified the structure of Berberine into Ber-D to use as an Alzheimer's inhibitor?

[A]. Translational Health Science and Technology Institute
[B]. The Indian Institute of Science
[C]. Jawaharlal Nehru Centre For Advanced Scientific Research
[D]. Institute of Nano Science and Technology (INST), Mohali

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Scientists from Jawaharlal Nehru Centre For Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR) have modified the structure of Berberine into Ber-D to use as an Alzheimer's inhibitor. Berberine is a natural and cheap product similar to curcumin, available commercially.

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