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: 2184

Table of Content: 22 January, 2017; 11(3)

January 2017

Investigation of biological activities of Jasminum matthewii

The crude methanol extract of leaves of Jasminum matthewii as well as its hexane, carbon tetrachloride, chloroform and aqueous soluble partitionates were subjected to screening for antioxidant, cytotoxic, thrombolytic, membrane stabilizing, antimicrobial, analgesic, anti-diarrheal and central nervous system depressant activity assays. The antioxidant potential was evaluated in terms of total phenolic content and free...

Author(s): Tasnuva Sharmin, Md. Shahidur Rahman and Faiza Tahia

January 2017

Alpha-glucosidase inhibitory activity and phytochemical investigation of Borassus flabellifer Linn.

The determination of α-glucosidase inhibitory activity and isolation of active compounds from Borassus flabellifer Linn. are the main objectives of this study. The colorimetric method and chromatographic technique were done for bioassay and phytochemistry. The results showed that, at concentration of 2 mg/ml, ethyl acetate extract inhibited α-glucosidase equally as positive standard, acarbose as 80% while...

Author(s): Sukanya Dej-adisai, Thanet Pitakbut and Chatchai Wattanapiromsakul