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 October, 2016; 10(39)

October 2016

Anti-inflammatory and antioxidant activities of the hydroethanol extract and fractions of the bark of Mimosa tenuiflora (Willd.) Poir.

This study investigated the antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects from the inner bark of Mimosa tenuiflora. The hydroethanol extract (HEE) and its hexane (HXF), chloroform (CLF), ethyl acetate (EAF) and hydromethanol (HMF) fractions were prepared and submitted to phytochemical screening and antioxidant activity. In vivo anti-inflammatory effect was investigated by using 12-O-tetradecanoylphorbol 13-acetate...

Author(s): Marcel S. Nascimento, Igor O. Paiva-Souza, Ximene A. Fernandes, Sabrina Z. da C. de Moraes, Silvan S. Araújo, Andrea Y. K. V. Shan, Enilton A. Camargo, Antonio E. G. Santana, Brancilene S. Araújo and Charles S. Estevam

October 2016

Experimental evaluation of wound healing activity of Croton macrostachyus in rat

Croton macrostachyus leaves are used for treatment of wounds by traditional healers in Ethiopia. Despite the use of this plant in the treatment of wound, there is limited data to support its medicinal use. The present study provides scientific evaluation for the wound healing potential of methanolic extract of C. macrostachyus leaves in rats. The leaves of Croton macrostachyus were studied for the presence of some...

Author(s): Abraham Fikru Mechesso, Ayele Tadese, Reta Tesfaye, Wondemagegn Tamiru, Tadesse Eguale

October 2016

Securing the pharmaceutical supply chain: A study of the use of Mobile Authentication Service (MAS) among the Nigerian populace utilizing antimalarials

This study investigated the effectiveness of the Mobile Authentication Service (MAS) introduced on antimalarial medicines (AMs) in curbing the incidences of counterfeiting for this group of pharmaceuticals. The assessment of the knowledge, attitude and use of the technology by Nigerian citizens, uncovering areas of deficit as well as proffering recommendations on the current use pattern of MAS by Nigerians was carried...

Author(s): Justine, Aisagbonhi and Ilomuanya, Margaret O.