International Journal of Biomedical Science and Engineering

Volume 5, Issue 1, February 2017

  • Histology Biomarkers in Muscle and Ovary of Mangrove Crab, Perisesarma bidens Exposed to Profenofos

    A. Maharajan, V. Ganapiriya, K. Shanmugavel

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, February 2017
    Pages: 1-8
    Received: 7 January 2017
    Accepted: 24 January 2017
    Published: 21 February 2017
    Abstract: The purpose of the present study is to afford information on the outcome of profenofos on the crab, Perisesarma bidens, a biologically momentous mangrove crab. The crabs were exposed to profenofos concentrations of 0.038ppm and 0.076 ppm (sublethal) for 28 days. The muscle tissue showed disintegrated epidermis with vacuolation, gap formation in bet... Show More
  • Phytochemical Constituents and Antioxidant Properties of Aqueous Leaf Extract of Myrianthus arboreus

    Awodi Patience Ilecholubo, Abbah Christopher Okpachi, Ejembi Daniel Ocholi

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, February 2017
    Pages: 9-13
    Received: 17 January 2017
    Accepted: 29 January 2017
    Published: 22 February 2017
    Abstract: This study was carried out to determine the phytochemical compositions and in vitro antioxidant properties of aqueous leaf extract of Myrianthus arboreus plant. The phytochemical analysis was determined using standard laboratory methods and the in vitro antioxidant properties assessed by the 1,1-diphenyl-2- picrylhydrazyl (DPPH) free radical scaven... Show More