Biomedical Sciences

Volume 3, Issue 5, September 2017

  • Phytochemical Screening and in Vitro Antimicrobial Activity of Waltheria Indica Linn Leaf Extracts

    Okwute Simon Koma, Olakunle Ayodeji Fatokun, Orishadipe Abayomi Theophilus

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 5, September 2017
    Pages: 86-93
    Received: 20 August 2017
    Accepted: 31 August 2017
    Published: 6 October 2017
    Abstract: The plant, Waltherica indica Linn is known to possess medicinal properties according to African folklore. Scientific verification of its bioactive constituents backing its use for the treatment of upper respiratory tract infections is limited. This study aimed at evaluating the phytochemical compounds present in the crude leaf extracts as well as i... Show More
  • An Alternative Strategy in Cancer Chemotherapy, Aimed Not at Killing Cancer Cells, but the Recovery of Their DNA, Modified by Active Oxygen

    Yuri Pivovarenko

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 5, September 2017
    Pages: 94-98
    Received: 17 August 2017
    Accepted: 7 September 2017
    Published: 10 October 2017
    Abstract: It is considered that the cause of some forms of cancer is the modification of DNA by active oxygen. This suggests that the removal of oxygen from the composition of such DNA will cure these forms of cancer. For the practical implementation of this idea proposed a number of substances that are harmless to humans, but have the ability to penetrate i... Show More
  • Antiurolithiatic Potential of Eleusine indica Linn. (GOOSE GRASS) Root Extract on Ethylene Glycol Induced Nephrolithiasis in Rattus norvegicus (ALBINO RATS)

    Daniel Opoku Amoah, Maritan Bringas Joson, Marlon Cartera Pareja

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 5, September 2017
    Pages: 99-108
    Received: 22 August 2017
    Accepted: 14 September 2017
    Published: 23 October 2017
    Abstract: The study was mainly aimed to determine the antiurolithiathic potential of different concentrations of E. indica root extract on ethylene glycol induced nephrolithiasis in Rattus norvergicus (albino rats). It specifically targeted the effects the plant extract will pose on serum parameters (creatinine, BUN and uric acid) nitrituria, proteinuria, ca... Show More