African Journal of
Pharmacy and Pharmacology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Pharm. Pharmacol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0816
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJPP
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 2165

Full Length Research Paper

In-vivo antiplasmodial activity of methanol whole plant extracts of Tapinanthus dodoneifolius (DC) Danser in mice

Z. Abdullahi*
  • Z. Abdullahi*
  • Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Kaduna State University, Kaduna-Nigeria.
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J. A. Anuka
  • J. A. Anuka
  • Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Kaduna State University, Kaduna-Nigeria.
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A. O. Salawu
  • A. O. Salawu
  • Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Kaduna State University, Kaduna-Nigeria.
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I. M. Hussaini
  • I. M. Hussaini
  • Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Kaduna State University, Kaduna-Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 19 September 2014
  •  Accepted: 26 June 2015
  •  Published: 08 October 2015

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