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: 29 August, 2016; 10(32)

August 2016

Study of antidiarrheal and anthelmintic activity methanol extract of Commelina benghalensis leaves

The objective of this study was to examine the restorative effects of methanol extract of Commelina benghalensis leaves in antidiarrheal activity in Swiss albino mice model and anthelmintic activity in Tubifex tubifex. Antidiarrheal activity study in Swiss albino mice were divided into four groups. Group I was treated as the control group and received 10 ml/kg of 2% Tween-80 orally; Group II served as a positive control...

Author(s): Mohammad Shah Hafez Kabir, Abul Hasanat, Tanvir Ahmad Chowdhury, Mohammad Mamun Ur Rashid, Mohammed Munawar Hossain and Shabbir Ahmed

August 2016

Potential impact of urocortin I on sperm count, motility and sex hormone profiles in normal adult rats

Urocortin I (Ucn I), Ucn II and Ucn III are corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF) - like peptides. Ucn I has a high affinity for CRF1 and CRF2 receptors. The function of Ucn in male reproduction has not yet been elucidated. Ucn I is present in rat testis with lower levels of Ucn II and III mRNA gene expressions. Therefore, it is suggested that Ucn I may play a role in the regulation of male reproductive action. This...

Author(s): Hany A. El kattawy, Mahmoud A. Naga, Ahmed Shata and Mohamed A. Elbaky