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: 2205

Table of Content: 22 June, 2016; 10(23)

June 2016

GC-MS analysis and in vitro bioactivity of fixed oil and fatty acid fraction obtained from seeds of Simira gardneriana, a Rubiaceae from Brazilian Caatinga Biome

Rubiaceae family includes many species with biological activity, highlighting the genus Simira. In the Caatinga, this genus is represented by six species, and among them, Simira gardneriana is the only endemic species. Previous studies with this plant have shown that extracts from the aerial parts have antioxidant and antimicrobial activity. Thus, the aim of this study was to investigate the chemical composition,...

Author(s): Christiane Adrielly Alves Ferraz, Raimundo Gonçalves de Oliveira-Júnior, Érica Martins de Lavor, Mariana Gama e Silva, Ana Paula de Oliveira, Amanda Leite Guimarães, Izabel Cristina Casanova Turatti, Norberto Peporine Lopes, Rosemairy Luciane Mendes, José Alves de Siqueira-Filho, Jackson Roberto Guedes da Silva Almeida and Xirley Pereira Nunes

June 2016

In vitro antioxidant activity and phenolic contents of different fractions of ethanolic extract from Khaya senegalensis A. Juss. (Meliaceae) stem barks

Khaya senegalensis A. Juss (Meliaceae) is a medicinal plant used in folk medicine of Burkina Faso. Its stem barks are used to treat several diseases such as inflammation, arthritis, infections, ulcer, malaria, fever and dermatosis. The antioxidant activity of aqueous ethanol extract and fractions of Khaya senegalensis stem bark was evaluated using 2,2-diphenyl-1-picrylhydrazyl (DPPH•), 2,2'-azino-bis...

Author(s): Lompo Marius, Traoré Rakiatou, Ouédraogo Noufou, Kini Félix, Tibiri André, Duez Pierre and Guissou I. Pierre,