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: July 2008; 2(5)

July 2008

Antimicrobial screening of stembark extracts of Vitellaria paradoxa against some enteric pathogenic microorganisms

Preliminary phytochemical screening of the stem bark extracts of Vitellaria paradoxa revealed the presence of carbohydrates, alkaloids, saponins, tannins and cardiac glycosides. Ethanol, acetone and aqueous extracts of the plant inhibited the growth of pathogenic Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumonia, Proteus mirabilis, Shigella dysenterie and Salmonella typhi with varying degrees of activity with the ethanol...

Author(s): El-Mahmood, A. M, Doughari, J. H. and Ladan, N

  • Article Number: BFF6CC832434

July 2008

Lysine vasopressin blocks the effect of chlorodiazepoxide in behavioral tests

The aim of the study presented here was to determine the influence of subcutaneously administered lysine-vasopressin (LVP, 1 U/kg, s.c.), chlorodiazepoxide (BDZ, 20 mg/kg, i.p.), and vehicle (veh, chlorobutanol + saline (0.85%) + Tween 80, 0.1 mL/100 g) administered through the peritoneum on anxiety-related-behavior using the Vogel conflict test, the elevated plus-maze test (EPM) and the marble-burying test. The results...

Author(s): Edvaldo Rodrigues de Almeida

  • Article Number: A7B167332453