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: November 2012; 4(2)

November 2012

Comparative phytochemical screening and biological evaluation of n-hexane and water extracts of Acacia tortilis

  N-Hexane and water extracts of the leaves, stem-bark and roots of the indigenous plant Acacia tortilis locally reputed for the treatment of cough, malaria, asthma and stomach pain in Girei Local Government Area (LGA), Adamawa State were phytochemically screened and biologically tested against Escherichia coli, Shigella sp., Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus...

Author(s):   D. Kubmarawa, M. E. Khan and A. Shuaibu

November 2012

Antioxidant activity of n-butanol extract of celery (Apium graveolens) seed in streptozotocin-induced diabetic male rats

  The potent of n-butanol extract of celery (Apium graveolens) seed in ameliorating the lipid peroxidation and antioxidant status was investigated in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats. Thirty two mature male rats were assigned to four groups, non-diabetic control and three diabetic groups. Diabetes was induced by single injection with streptozotocin (60 mg/kg b.w., i.p.). Rats ≥ 200 mg/dl of blood...

Author(s): Jabbar A. A. Al-Sa&#;aidi, Mohsen N. A. Alrodhan and Ahmed K. Ismael