Category Archives: Biomedical & Life Sciences

Journals from Biomedical & Life Sciences

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

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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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Accelerated Aging in Tomato Seeds

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Author(s) : Andreia da Silva Almeida, Cristiane Deuner, Carolina Terra Borges, Geri Eduardo Meneghello, Lilian Madruga de Tunes, Francisco Amaral Villela ABSTRACT The tomato plant (Lycopersicum esculentum L.) is a perennial, shrubby-like vegetable with high reproductive ability, which behaves like a typical … Continue reading

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The EPHX1 rs1051740 Polymorphism Is Associated with Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in a Korean Population

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Author(s):Hee Nam Kim, Nan Young Kim, Li Yu, Il-Kwon Lee, Min-Ho Shin, Hee Jo Baek, Hoon Kook, Hyeoung-Joon Kim Microsomal epoxide hydrolase (EPHX1) is involved in the activation and detoxification of exogenous chemicals. Genetic polymorphisms in EPHX1 have been associated with the development of leukemia. To investigate an … Continue reading

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The in Vitro Propagation Techniques for Producing Banana Using Shoot Tip Cultures

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Author:Munguatosha Ngomuo, Emerald Mneney, Patrick A. Ndakidemi Banana is an important food crop and the second most important fruit crop. Despite the significant commercial value of the crop, the main production constrain is the availability of reliable and safe planting material. The … Continue reading

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Eurasian 250 Mio Years old Marine Reptiles – Shell Eaters or Algae Vegetarians

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Author: Cajus G. Diedrich While many researchers still insist: “Triassic reptiles to be shell eaters”, even in youngest cladist oriented and not convincing articles published in Paleo 3 journals of 2014, whereas at the same time modern dugong researchers underline in … Continue reading

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Utilization of Livestock By-Products to Create Employment Opportunities and Wealth in Somaliland

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Author:Wamalwa Kinyanjui In Somalia, like in any other developing countries in the Horn of Africa, livestock by-products such as bones, horns, fats, hair, hooves and teeth are hardly utilized. Instead, they are discarded in municipal landfills. The intervention undertaken by … Continue reading

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Production of Carbon Nanotubes by Different Routes – A Review

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Author(s)  : Muhammad Musaddique Ali Rafique, Javed Iqbal Gone are the days when Carbon Nanotubes were not available in abundance. Now unique catalysts and advanced chemical engineering processes have made it possible to produce carbon nanotubes in large quantities. Unique process (CoMOCat®) … Continue reading

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Benficial Effects of Vitamin A and E on Carbohydrate and Lipid Metabolism in Diet-Induced Obese Wistar Rats

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Mohamed Mohamed Soliman Biochemistry Department, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Benha University, Egypt  Currently: College of Applied Medical Sciences. Medical Laboratory Department, Taif University, Saudi Arabia Obesity is a worldwide disease, associated with oxidative stress, metabolic disorders in heart and vessels … Continue reading

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