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: September 2015; 6(2)

September 2015

Evaluation of the in vivo anti malarial activity of the methanolic leaf extract of Nepata cateria

Nepata cateria (Labiatae) growing widely in northern Nigeria is used by most indigenes for the treatment of malaria and other related diseases. The in vivo anti-malarial activity of the methanol leaf extract was evaluated in mice infected with the chloroquine sensitive Plasmodium berghei berghei NK65 strain. Oral acute toxicity of the methanol leaf extract with modified Lorke`s method was evaluated against early,...

Author(s): M. E. Khan, J. O. Amupitan, A. O. Oyewale and I. G. Ndukwe