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: 8 June 2014; 8(21)

June 2014

Toxicological evaluation of extract of Olax subsorpioidea on albino Wistar rats

This research work was undertaken in order to evaluate the toxicity effects of the leaf extract of Olax subscorpioidea on albino Wistar rats using the biochemical, haematological and histopathological indices. Five groups (A to E) of eight rats per group were used for this study. Animals in group A was administered with distilled water while the rats in groups B, C, D, and E were administered with 250, 500, 750 and 1000...

Author(s): Abiodun Humphrey Adebayo, Oluwatobi Samuel Adegbite, Joseph A. O. Olugbuyiro, Oyetomiwa Olorunfunmi Famodu and Kenechukwu Bernard Odenigbo

June 2014

Pharmaceutical industry capacity utilization in Nigeria

The performance of any enterprise is influenced by the environment in which it is located. The last two decades has witnessed the pre and post democratic governance in Nigeria as well as a number of government initiatives aimed at addressing some challenges facing the health delivery system of the country. The purpose of this paper was to study the capacity utilization of the pharmaceutical industry within the period to...

Author(s): Joshua Ikoni Ogaji, Anthony Olaniyi Alawode and Titus Afolabi Iranloye

June 2014

Anti-oxidant and cytotoxic activities of Cassia nodosa Buch.-Ham. ex Roxb. and some of its pure constituents

Cassia nodosa Buch.-Ham. ex Roxb. is an ornamental plant which belongs to the family Fabaceae. It does not have the appropriate phytochemical and biological investigation. This was the first time to investigate anti-oxidant and cytotoxic activity of Cassia nodosa flowers, leaves, stem bark methanolic extracts and their fractions (petroleum ether, methylene chloride, ethyl acetate and n-butanol). Besides, some pure...

Author(s): Suzy A. El-Sherbeni, Souzan M.I. Moustafa, Abdel-Rahim S. Ibrahim, Kamilia A. El Seoud and Farid A. Badria