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    The aim of the present study was to analyse the effect of climate change on phytochemicals, total phenolic content (TPC) and antioxidant potential of methanolic extracts of Aloe vera collected from different clim...

    Authors: Sandeep Kumar, Amita Yadav, Manila Yadav and Jaya Parkash Yadav

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2017 10:60

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    The butanol fractionated root extract of Asparagus africanus Lam., a traditional herb widely used to treat various ailments were analyzed for the presence of potential toxicity after single (acute) and repeated (...

    Authors: Sintayehu Kebede, Mekbeb Afework, Asfaw Debella, Wondwossen Ergete and Eyasu Makonnen

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2016 9:49

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    Epidemics of meningococcal meningitis cause significant health problems especially in Sub-Saharan Africa. Novel anti-infective candidates are needed. In modern anti-adhesion therapy initial attachment of bacte...

    Authors: Sanna Huttunen, Marko Toivanen, Chenghai Liu and Carina Tikkanen-Kaukanen

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2016 9:25

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    Many plant polysaccharides have shown high antioxidant and immunostimulating properties and can be explored as novel molecules with biological properties that can potentially improve immune function. The objec...

    Authors: Thaddée Boudjeko, Rosette Megnekou, Alice Louise Woguia, Francine Mediesse Kegne, Judith Emery Kanemoto Ngomoyogoli, Christiane Danielle Nounga Tchapoum and Olga Koum

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:759

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    The emergence of bacterial infections including those associated with Staphylococcus aureus causes a benefit of interest to medicinal plants as an effective means of control. The present study was designed to inv...

    Authors: Leonard Sama Fonkeng, Raymond Simplice Mouokeu, Christopher Tume, Guy Sedar Singor Njateng, Monique Odette Kamcthueng, Nfozon Jinette Ndonkou and Jules-Roger Kuiate

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:710

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    Despite advances to targeted leishmanicidal chemotherapy, defies around severe toxicity, recent emergence of resistant variants and absence of rational vaccine still persist. This necessitates search and/or pr...

    Authors: Bernard N. Jumba, Christopher O. Anjili, Judith Makwali, Johnstone Ingonga, Rose Nyamao, Sylvia Marango, Joseph K. Choge and Christopher Khayeka-Wandabwa

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:650

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    In humans, many diseases are associated with the accumulation of free radicals. Antioxidants can scavenge free radicals and minimize their impact. Therefore, the search for naturally occurring antioxidants of ...

    Authors: Md. Mahbubur Rahman, Md. Badrul Islam, Mohitosh Biswas and A. H. M. Khurshid Alam

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:621

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    Cytinus is an endophytic parasitic plant occurring in South Africa, Madagascar, and in the Mediterranean region. We have extracted the inflorescences (the only visible part of the plan...

    Authors: Paolo Zucca, Manuela Pintus, Giorgia Manzo, Mariella Nieddu, Daniela Steri and Andrea C. Rinaldi

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:562

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    The endocannabinoid system is involved in the regulation of stress and anxiety. In a recent study, it was reported that short-term changes in mood produced by a pleasant ambience were correlated with changes i...

    Authors: Lenita Lindgren, Sandra Gouveia-Figueira, Malin L. Nording and Christopher J. Fowler

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:504

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    The present investigation evaluated 4 different solvent compositions for their relative capacity to extract total phenolic and total flavonoid (TF) components of the leaves, trunks, and stems of Bucida buceras L....

    Authors: Simon B. Iloki-Assanga, Lidianys M. Lewis-Luján, Claudia L. Lara-Espinoza, Armida A. Gil-Salido, Daniela Fernandez-Angulo, Jose L. Rubio-Pino and David D. Haines

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:396

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    Several studies described the phytochemical constituents of plants in relation with the free radical scavenging property and inhibition of lipid peroxidation. This study investigated the in vitro antioxidant p...

    Authors: Bruno Moukette Moukette, Constant Anatole Pieme, Prosper Cabral Nya Biapa, Vicky Jocelyne Ama Moor, Eustace Berinyuy and Jeanne Yonkeu Ngogang

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:344

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    Roscoea purpurea (Zingiberaceae) is commonly known as “kakoli”. Traditionally, various parts like leaves, roots and flower etc. are used for the treatment of diabetic, hypertension, di...

    Authors: Ankita Misra, Sharad Srivastava, Shikhar Verma and Ajay Kumar Singh Rawat

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:324

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    Every year thousands of people are victims of burns, mainly scald burns. Many of these victims have small size wounds and superficial partial thickness and do not seek specialized medical care. As in Brazil Casea...

    Authors: Evandro Pedro de Campos, Letícia Nava Trombini, Rafaela Rodrigues, Décio Luis Portella, Adriana Carolina Werner, Miriele Cristina Ferraz, Robson Vicente Machado de Oliveira, José Carlos Cogo, Yoko Oshima-Franco, Norberto Aranha and Marli Gerenutti

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:269

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    Natural products including, traditional medicinal plants have emerged as a tempting alternative to conventional chemotherapeutic protocols of leukemia because of their minimum side effects and less documented ...

    Authors: Basim M Ayesh, Abdalla A Abed and Doa’a M Faris

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2014 7:612

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    Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is estimated to infect 200 million individuals in the globe, including approximately 10 million in Pakistan causing both acute and chronic hepatitis. The standard treatment against HCV ...

    Authors: Liaqat Ali, Muhammad Idrees, Muhammad Ali, Abrar Hussain, Irshad Ur Rehman, Amjad Ali, Syed Abbas Iqbal and Eyad Hassan Kamel

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2014 7:247

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