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: May 2011; 3(5)

May 2011

Antinociceptive potential of the methanolic extract of Microdermis puberula (Hook. F. Ex. Planch)

  This study investigated the antinociceptive effects of the methanolic extract of the stem wood ofMicrodermis puberula (Hook. F. Ex. Planch) in Swiss albino mice of either sex with weights ranging from 17  to 25 g. Acetylsalicylic acid and morphine were used as standards for the antinociceptive tests while distilled water was used as control. Acetic acid - induced mouse writhing reflex test and...

Author(s): Clement Jackson⊃, Herbert Mbagwu⊃, Chidinma Okany⊃, Emmanuel Bassey⊃ and Iniunwana Udonkang⊃

May 2011

Antifungal activity of aqueous and ethanolic extracts of Picralima nitida seeds on Aspergillus flavus, Candida albicans and Microsporum canis

  Aqueous and ethanolic extracts of Picralima nitida seeds were tested for their antifungal activities using Aspergillus flavus, Candida albicans and Microsporum canis as test organisms. Phytochemical analysis revealed the presence of some plant metabolites which have been reported to have antimicrobial effects. Assays were performed using extract concentrations of 25, 50, 100 and...

Author(s): Peace Ubulom, Ekaete Akpabio, Chinweizu Ejikeme udobi and Ruth Mbon