Research in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

  • Abbreviation: Res. Pharm. Biotech.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2324
  • DOI: 10.5897/RPB
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 43

Table of Content: April 2011; 3(4)

April 2011

Effects and mechanism of action of immunomodulating agents against schistosomiasis-induced hepatic inflammation and fibrosis in mice

  While hepatic schistosomiasis results in morbidity from infection and complications of liver fibrosis, there are few medicines/means available to prevent, control, or treat this fibrosis. The aim of this study was to assess the potential beneficial effects of immunomodulating agents against hepatic schistosomal fibrosis. Swiss mice were infected with Schistosoma mansoni live cercariae and then left...

Author(s): A. El-Sisi, W. Awara, T. El-Masry, S. El-Kowrany and R. El-Gharbawy

April 2011

Ethnobotanical importance of halophytes of Noshpho salt mine, District Karak, Pakistan

  The present study documents the traditional knowledge of medicinal halophytes of Noshpho Salt Mine District Karak, Khyber Pakhton Khwa (KPK), Pakistan. These medicinal halophytes are wide spread and are common in Noshpho Salt Mine. We have documented the use of 33 species belonging to 18 families. The dominant families are Asteraceae with 6 species, followed by Chenopodiaceae and Poaceae with 3 species,...

Author(s): Musharaf Khan, Shahana Musharaf and Zabta Khan Shinwari