Journal of
Cell and Animal Biology

  • Abbreviation: J. Cell Anim. Biol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0867
  • DOI: 10.5897/JCAB
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 261

Full Length Research Paper

Isolation and structure elucidation of acetyl cholinesterase inhibitor from Gyrostoma helianthus of the Red Sea, Egypt

M. N. Gomaa
  • M. N. Gomaa
  • Biology Department, Faculty of Science and Arts, King Abdulaziz University, Khulais, Saudi Arabia, Food Toxins and Contaminants Department, National Research Center, Dokki, Egypt.
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A. M. Farag
  • A. M. Farag
  • Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Egypt.
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A. M. Ayesh
  • A. M. Ayesh
  • Biology Department, Faculty of Science and Arts, King Abdulaziz University, Khulais, Saudi Arabia, Food Toxins and Contaminants Department, National Research Center, Dokki, Egypt.
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M. A. Embaby
  • M. A. Embaby
  • Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science and Arts, King Abdulaziz University, Khulais, Saudi Arabia, Food Toxins and Contaminants Department, National Research Center, Dokki, Egypt.
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  •  Received: 16 October 2012
  •  Accepted: 15 March 2013
  •  Published: 30 March 2015

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