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: 2148

Full Length Research Paper

Myorelaxant effect of aqueous root bark extract of Carissa edulis (Forssk.) Vahl. is mediated through activation of nitric oxide synthase

Oluoch Linus Lincone
  • Oluoch Linus Lincone
  • Department of Medical Physiology, School of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, University of Nairobi. P. O. Box 30197–00100, Nairobi, Kenya.
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Mbugua Paul Mungai
  • Mbugua Paul Mungai
  • Department of Medical Physiology, School of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, University of Nairobi. P. O. Box 30197–00100, Nairobi, Kenya.
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Muriithi Anne Wangechi
  • Muriithi Anne Wangechi
  • Department of Medical Physiology, School of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, University of Nairobi. P. O. Box 30197–00100, Nairobi, Kenya.
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Siringo Cyril George
  • Siringo Cyril George
  • Department of Medical Physiology, School of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, University of Nairobi. P. O. Box 30197–00100, Nairobi, Kenya.
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Wafula David Kayaja
  • Wafula David Kayaja
  • Department of Medical Physiology, School of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, University of Nairobi. P. O. Box 30197–00100, Nairobi, Kenya.
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Boniface Mwangi Chege
  • Boniface Mwangi Chege
  • Department of Medical Physiology, School of Health sciences, Dedan Kimathi University of Technology, P. O. Box 657-10100, Nyeri, Kenya.
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  •  Received: 05 April 2019
  •  Accepted: 06 May 2019
  •  Published: 08 June 2019

How to cite this article

APA /
Lincone, O. L., Mungai, M. P., Wangechi, M. A., George, S. C., Kayaja, W. D., & Chege, B. M. (2019). Myorelaxant effect of aqueous root bark extract of Carissa edulis (Forssk.) Vahl. is mediated through activation of nitric oxide synthase. African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, 13(10), 124-133.
Chicago /
Oluoch Linus Lincone, Mbugua Paul Mungai, Muriithi Anne Wangechi, Siringo Cyril George, Wafula David Kayaja and Boniface Mwangi Chege  . "Myorelaxant effect of aqueous root bark extract of Carissa edulis (Forssk.) Vahl. is mediated through activation of nitric oxide synthase." African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology 13, no. 10 (2019): 124-133.
MLA /
Oluoch Linus Lincone, et al. "Myorelaxant effect of aqueous root bark extract of Carissa edulis (Forssk.) Vahl. is mediated through activation of nitric oxide synthase." African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology 13.10 (2019): 124-133.