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Pistacia atlantica is the dominant species of Pistachio in Iran. Mastic Gum is a resinous gum, which is called Saghghez in Iran. Firstly, the essential oil (EO) of Pistacia atlantica gum was extracted by hydrodistillation method, then the starch film containing Pistacia atlantica essential oil at...

Author(s)
Panahi, M.; Barzegar, H.; Hojjati, M.
Publisher
Research Institute of Food Science and Technology, Mashhad, Iran
Citation
Journal of Research and Innovation in Food Science and Technology, 2017, 6, 1, pp 25-38
Abstract

Purpose: To identify the chemical composition of essential oil from the exudates of Dryobalanops aromatica from Malaysia. Methods: Exudate was collected from D. aromatica and subjected to fractional distillation to obtain essential oil. Gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS) was used to...

Author(s)
Le TianXin; Ho SiongHock [Ho, S. H. A. ]; Mah SiauHui; Wong TinWui; Ong HeanChooi; Loh HengMeng [Loh, H. M. P. ]; Lim YangMooi
Publisher
University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria
Citation
Tropical Journal of Pharmaceutical Research, 2017, 16, 3, pp 621-625
Abstract

Purpose: To evaluate the anti-obesity effects of five compounds isolated from Calophyllum andersonnii and Calophyllum sclerophyllum, viz, friedelin (CP1), friedelinol (CP2), isodispar B (CP3), 5,7-dihydroxy-6-(3-methybutyryl)-4-phenylcoumarin (CP4) and...

Author(s)
Siroshini Thiagarajan; Yong FuiLu; Hemaroopini Subramaniam; Jong YiMian [Jong, Y. M. V. ]; Lim ChanKiang; Say YeeHow
Publisher
University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria
Citation
Tropical Journal of Pharmaceutical Research, 2017, 16, 3, pp 563-571
Abstract

Purpose: To explore the anti-diabetic effects of Moringa oleifera extracts and fractions, and to identify their active/marker compounds. Methods: Five different aqueous ethanol extracts (95, 75, 50, 25%v/v and 100% water) of Moringa oleifera were given orally to normal rats to assess their...

Author(s)
Hafiz Muhammad Irfan; Mohd Zaini Asmawi; Nurzalina Abdul Karim Khan; Amirin Sadikun; Mohd Nizam Mordi
Publisher
University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria
Citation
Tropical Journal of Pharmaceutical Research, 2017, 16, 3, pp 543-552
Abstract

Purpose: To investigate the in vitro anti-proliferative effect and mechanism of action of Moringa oleifera Lam. leaf extract on human colon carcinoma HCT116 cell line. Methods: M. oleifera leaves were extracted with methanol. It was fractionated by Sephadex LH-20 column chromatography. Several...

Author(s)
Tragulpakseerojn, J.; Yamaguchi, N.; Pamonsinlapatham, P.; Wetwitayaklung, P.; Yoneyama, T.; Ishikawa, N.; Ishibashi, M.; Apirakaramwong, A.
Publisher
University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria
Citation
Tropical Journal of Pharmaceutical Research, 2017, 16, 2, pp 371-378
Abstract

Purpose: To synthesize and characterize eco-friendly gold nanorods (Au-NRs) and to assess their effects against two bacterial strains. Methods: Synthesis of eco-friendly gold nanorods was done from an aqueous solution of chloroauric acid and cetyltrimethylammonium bromide by mixing Olea europaea...

Author(s)
Awad, M. A.; Hendi, A. A.; Virk, P.; Ortashi, K. M. O.; Elobeid, M. A.; Merghani, N. M.; Siddiqui, M. I.; Ibrahim, E. M.
Publisher
University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria
Citation
Tropical Journal of Pharmaceutical Research, 2017, 16, 2, pp 313-318
Abstract

The mosquito fauna of a coastal area of Santa Catarina state, Brazil (Baixada do Maciambu), was assessed, and possible mosquito larval habitats were mapped. Five new species records for the state are presented, two of which also are new genera records. From the 24 recognized species present in the...

Author(s)
Ferreira-De-Freitas, V.; Fran├ža, R. M.; Bartholomay, L. C.; Marcondes, C. B.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Medical Entomology, 2017, 54, 2, pp 368-376
Abstract

The aim of the present study was to compare three different collecting methods, namely, baited traps, active capture with hand net, and Malaise traps, to establish which method is more appropriate for sampling different Calyptratae guilds inhabiting temperate forests of South America. Specifically, ...

Author(s)
Olea, M. S.; Patitucci, L. D.; Mariluis, J. C.; Alderete, M.; Mulieri, P. R.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Medical Entomology, 2017, 54, 2, pp 349-361
Abstract

Zoonotic cutaneous leishmaniasis (ZCL) is a prevalent vector-borne disease in the Golestan province of Iran, with Phlebotomus papatasi (Scopoli, 1786) serving as the main vector. The aim of this study was to model the probability of presence of this species in the study area, and to determine the...

Author(s)
Sofizadeh, A.; Rassi, Y.; Vatandoost, H.; Hanafi-Bojd, A. A.; Mollalo, A.; Rafizadeh, S.; Akhavan, A. A.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Medical Entomology, 2017, 54, 2, pp 312-320
Abstract

Cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) is vector borne parasitic disease, considered as public health problem especially in border of Iran and Iraq, Dehloran County (Musian district). The aim of this study was molecular identification of Leishmania parasites in sandfly as vectors of Leishmaniasis. Totally...

Author(s)
Kavarizadeh, F.; Khademvatan, S.; Vazirianzadeh, B.; Feizhaddad, M. H.; Zarean, M.
Publisher
Springer, New Delhi, India
Citation
Journal of Parasitic Diseases, 2017, 41, 1, pp 274-281

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