Journal of
Pharmacognosy and Phytotherapy

  • Abbreviation: J. Pharmacognosy Phytother.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2502
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPP
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 223

Full Length Research Paper

Influence of extracellular calcium on in vitro uterine muscle contractions stimulated by acetone leaf extract of Anogeissus leiocarpa

Mbursa Chiroma
  • Mbursa Chiroma
  • Department of Veterinary Physiology and Biochemistry, University of Maiduguri Borno State, Postal Code: 600230, Nigeria.
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Hannah Alim Madziga
  • Hannah Alim Madziga
  • Department of Veterinary Physiology and Biochemistry, University of Maiduguri Borno State, Postal Code: 600230, Nigeria.
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Ijuptil Chiroma
  • Ijuptil Chiroma
  • Department of Internal Medicine, University of Maiduguri Borno State, Postal, Code: 600230, Nigeria.
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Umar Tanko Mamza
  • Umar Tanko Mamza
  • Department of Pure and applied Chemistry, University of Maiduguri Borno State, Postal Code: 600230. Nigeria.
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Sanda Abba Kyari
  • Sanda Abba Kyari
  • Department of Veterinary Physiology and Biochemistry, University of Maiduguri Borno State, Postal Code: 600230, Nigeria.
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Kwaru Mbursa Chiroma
  • Kwaru Mbursa Chiroma
  • Veterinary Teaching Hospital University of Maiduguri Borno State, Postal Code: 600230, Nigeria.
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Chukwuka Uchendu
  • Chukwuka Uchendu
  • Department of Veterinary, Physiology and Pharmacology, University of Nigeria Nssuka, Enugu State: 410001, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 04 October 2020
  •  Accepted: 02 November 2020
  •  Published: 31 January 2021

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