Category Archives: Biomedical & Life Sciences

Journals from Biomedical & Life Sciences

A New Species of Ehretia, Ehretia retroserrata in Nujiang County, Yunnan Province, China

Author(s): Shaoyong Yang, Fan Du, Dan Zhou, Zhaoqiang Hou ABSTRACT On the investigation of the biodiverisities of plant resources of Nujiang River Valley in Nujiang Autonomous Prefacure, Yunnan Province, China, a new species of Ehretia has been described and illustrated … Continue reading

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Propolis in Dogs: Clinical Experiences and Perspectives (A Brief Review)

Author(s):Nelly Tovar Betancourt, Lucila García-Contreras, Tonatiuh Alejandro Cruz Sánchez ABSTRACT In light of the scarcity of novel therapeutic agents that are effective, the pharmaceutical industry has found a newer source of therapeutic compounds in natural products and herbal medicine to … Continue reading

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Cryopreservation of Seeds and Embryos of Jatropha curcas L.

Author(s):Julián Andrés Prada, María Elena Aguilar, Ana Abdelnour-Esquivel, Florent Engelmann ABSTRACT Jatropha curcas is a species with a variety of uses. It is grown primarily for oil for biodiesel, but also has agronomic and medicinal applications. Two methods were evaluated … Continue reading

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Mathematical Modeling of a Metabolic Network to Study the Impact of Food Contaminants on Genomic Methylation and DNA Instability

Author(s):Etienne Z. Gnimpieba, Souad Bousseroue, Abalo Chango ABSTRACT Environmental contamination of food is a worldwide public health problem. Folate mediated one- carbon metabolism plays an important role in epigenetic regulation of gene expression and mutagenesis. Many contaminants in food cause … Continue reading

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Ocurrence of Entomopathogenic Fungus from Flea Ctenocephalides canis (Siphonaptera: Pulicidae)

Author(s):Jonathan E. Ortega-Palomares, Hector G. Nuñez-Palenius, Ana M. Cruz-Avalos, Aarón A. Hernández-Rangel, Roberto Lezama-Gutiérrez, César A. Angel-Sahagún ABSTRACT The objective of this study was to isolate entomopathogenic fungus from fleas (Ctenocephalides canis Curtis) collected from Cannis familiaris specimens. From 60 … Continue reading

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Mountains and Stones in Prehistory of Humanity (Explanation of Wide Spread of Great Goddess Heart-Like Images Worldwide since the Stone Age)

Author(s): Elena A. Mironova ABSTRACT This report is aimed to demonstrate unification of heart-like images of an anthropomorphic face (presumably, the reflection of Great Goddess), noticed by us, on the ancient petroglyphs, stones and mountains as well as on the … Continue reading

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In Response to a Recent Question about Advances in Anthropology (AA)

Some of you may have noticed the blog post published on 2014-10-02 by Jeffrey Beall who is campaigning against Open Access and as such also against SCIRP as one of the largest Open Access journal publishers. Beall’s campaign is criticized for … Continue reading

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Mathematical Modelling of Sterile Insect Technology for Mosquito Control

Author(s): Regina Jijoho Patinvoh1, Alfred Akpoveta Susu2 ABSTRACT Reduction of mosquito populations will, at least, reduce substantially the transmission of malaria disease. One potential method of achieving this reduction is the environmentally-friendly population control method known as the Sterile Insect … Continue reading

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Effect of Specific Mechanical Energy on In-Vitro Digestion and Physical Properties of Extruded Rice-Based Snacks

Author(s): Yiming Feng, Youngsoo Lee ABSTRACT The effect of specific mechanical energy (SME) on in-vitro digestion and physical properties of extruded rice-based snacks was investigated in this study. Whole grains of medium grain brown rice (BR), medium grain sushi rice … Continue reading

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A Comparative Study on Chemical Composition and Pharmacological Effects of Paecilomyces hepiali and Wild Ophiocordyceps sinensis

Author(s) : Alfred Chioza, Shoji Ohga ABSTRACT This study looked at comparison of chemical components and pharmacological activity between wildOphiocordyceps sinensis and Paecilomyces hepiali. The chemical components investigated included amino acids, vitamins, dietary elements, protein, lipid, ash, carbohydrates, crude fibre, ergosterol and … Continue reading

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