Journal of
Physiology and Pathophysiology

  • Abbreviation: J. Physiol. Pathophysiol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-260X
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPAP
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 49

Table of Content: August 2010; 1(2)

August 2010

HMG CoA (3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A) reductase inhibitors: Evaluation of the role and actions in age-related macular degeneration

  Age-related macular degeneration (ARM) is a progressive late onset disease affecting central vision. It is the leading cause of irreversible blindness among older adults in developed countries, and with the aging population, the problem is increasing. Current treatment options by endothelial growth factor (VEGF) inhibitors – anti-VEGF therapy are limited to the late stage of the disease, when central...

Author(s): Marianne Shahsuvaryan

August 2010

Effect of Ipomoea batatas leaf extract on the thyroid-gonadal axis of male Wistar rats

  The effect of the leaf extract Ipomoea batatas was investigated on the thyroid gonadal axis of male rats. The leaf extract of I. batatas was extracted by dissolving a measured dry-powder leaf sample in a known volume of distilled water. The soaked plant sample was allowed to stand overnight for 24 h. The sample was filtered and the filtrate evaporated into solid extract. Three doses of the...

Author(s): P. B. Udoh, F. V. Udoh, I. S. Umo and E. V. Ikpeme