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: 2183

Table of Content: 15 July, 2015; 9(26)

July 2015

Brazil nut allergy: A review

Tree nuts and their products are highly nutritive and beneficial to health. On the other hand, some of them can lead to development of allergic reactions, protein intolerance or liver diseases in some groups of consumers. Therefore, it is important to study the risks of tree nuts ingestion as a major issue for food regulators and the pharmaceutical industry safety. A review of surveillance and correlation to possible...

Author(s): Ariane M. Kluczkovski and Vildes M. Scussel

July 2015

Effects of rice straw burning products on guinea pig lungs

This study aims to investigate rice open field burning and their deleterious effects which has become an obvious problem in Egypt, which apparently affects the Egyptians´ lungs and increased hospital admission for pulmonary complaints. Therefore, this study was designed to investigate this phenomenon by using guinea pigs which were subjected to rice straws burning products (RSBP). The effects of RSBP on...

Author(s): Nageh, A. El-Mahdy⊃, ThannaaA El-masry⊃, Magdaa Elsayad⊃, Shimaa, M. Elkhyat⊃,  Sally, E. Abu Risha⊃  and Karima, I. El-Desouky⊃

July 2015

Incorporation of tannic acid in formulations for topical use in wound healing: A technological prospecting

The tannic acid is a polyphenol with several properties that give it different applications, including leather and pharmaceutical industry. It belongs to the group of water soluble metabolites, and has the ability to complex macromolecules and metal ions, which gives it antioxidant, antimicrobial and healing activity. Therefore, such properties can be used to develop technologies related to wound healing systems. This...

Author(s): Antonia de Sousa Leal, Laynne Hellen de Carvalho Leal, Davi da Silva, Livio Cesar Cunha Nunes and José Arimateia Dantas Lopes