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The Journal of Pharmacy and Bioresources (JPB) publishes scientific work in all areas of Pharmaceutical and life sciences, including (but not restricted to): medicinal plant research; herbal medicines and cosmetics; development of drugs and pharmaceuticals; quality assurance of drugs; safety and efficacy of drugs; pharmacy practice; veterinary pharmacy; bioresources development and conservation.

Vol 14, No 2 (2017)

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Articles

Nutritional composition and microbial load of Eugenia caryophyllus and Piper guineense spices EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Kudirat B. Mustapha, Halima Z. Lawal, Ayuba Samali, Martha Ibe, Oladosu Peters 102-112
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/jpb.v14i2.1
Antipsychotic and sedative effects of residual aqueous fraction of ethanol root bark extract of Carissa edulis (Vahl) in mice EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Jamilu Ya’u, Sani Malami, Zachariah Bako, Maimouna Moustapha, Abdullahi H. Yaro 113-120
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/jpb.v14i2.2
Pharmacognostic studies and elemental analysis of the leaves of Cassia obtusifolia Linn. (Family Fabaceae) EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Adamu A. Ambi, Garba F. Nuru, Mansur M. Ibrahim, Ahmed T. Mora 121-127
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/jpb.v14i2.3
Anti-histaminic and bronchodilatory activities of aqueous and methanol extracts of Calotropis procera (Ait) R.Br. root bark on allergic asthma in rodents EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Ibrahim M. Aliyu, Abdulkadir U. Zezi, Muhammed G. Magaji, Ibrahim Abdu-Aguye, Zakiyyah Y.Y. Ibrahim, Ibrahim Atiku, Abdulrahman Muntaka 128-146
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/jpb.v14i2.4
Effect of in utero exposure to n-hexane extract of Ricinus communis var. minor (RICOM 1013J) on postnatal foetal weight changes in Sprague-Dawley albino rats EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Iornumbe J. Usar, Ekwere O. Ekwere, Francis K. Okwuasaba 137-141
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/jpb.v14i2.5
Comparative study of n-hexane extract and emulsion formulation of a phytodrug (RICOM 1013-J) on the oestrous cycle of female Wistar rats EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Ekwere Ekwere, Plangnan Keswet, Rosaleen McNeil, Ikoni Ogaji, Ekerette Ekpo, Iornumbe Usar, Oto-Obong Idah, Francis Okwuasaba 142-149
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/jpb.v14i2.6
Antimicrobial activity of ipolamiide isolated from the stembark of Stereospermum kunthianum Cham (Bignoniaceae) EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Umar A. Hanwa, Muhammad A. Tijjani, Yahaya M. Sani, Ibrahim Atiku, Muhammad I. Sule, Halimatu S. Hassan, Umar U. Pateh 150-154
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/jpb.v14i2.7
Analgesic and anti-inflammatory studies on crude ethanol extract of Cadaba farinosa Forssk leaf in mice and rats EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Muhammad A. Tijjani, Mohammed G. Magaji, Abdullahi H. Yaro, Umar A. Hanwa, Halimatu S. Hassan, Umar U. Pateh, Mohammed I. Sule, Lawan I. Bukar 155-161
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/jpb.v14i2.8
Quality control of some fruit juices available in Nigeria EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Henry A. Okeri, Jennifer O. Otakhor, Eyituoyo I. Fenemigho, Kelvin K. Okonkwo 162-168
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/jpb.v14i2.9
Comparative antimicrobial activity of fractions of Vernonia glaberrima against selected human pathogens EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Musa I. Abdullahi, Ahmed Uba, Amina J. Yusuf, Ahmed Olowo-Okere, Ibrahim Nasir, Abdulrahman Muntaka, Alhassan M. Alhassan, Sani Sa’idu Bello, Celestina O. Alebiosu, Abdulrashid Umar, Maryam Yahaya, Hassan Abubakar 169-174
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/jpb.v14i2.10
Comparative quality assessment of generic brands of ceftriaxone sodium injection marketed in Ibadan, South- West Nigeria EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Ayopo A. Sotade, Philip A. Idowu, Olajire A. Adegoke 175-186
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/jpb.v14i2.11
Acute and subacute toxicity study of ethanol extract of Ficus sycomorus L. (Moraceae) leaf and Faidherbia albida (Fabaceae) stem bark EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Samuel Y. Timothy, Hayatu I. Galadima, Olufunke A. Sodipo, Hamza H. Milagawanda 187-196
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/jpb.v14i2.12
Anticonvulsant and sedative effects of ethanol whole plant extract of Viscum album in mice EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Samuel Y. Timothy, Tola A.S. Midala, Abubakar S. Moh’d, Ralph I. Elon, Hamza H. Milagawanda 197-202
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/jpb.v14i2.13
Multi-drug resistant pattern of Escherichia coli isolates from diarrhoeic children in Zaria, Nigeria EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Susan M. David, Joseph O. Ehinmidu, Busayo O. Olayinka, Adebola T. Olayinka, Olorunfemi S. David 203-209
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/jpb.v14i2.14
Extraction, characterization and evaluation of the binding property of Irvingia gabonensis seed gum in paracetamol tablet EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Abiodun O. Shittu 210-218
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/jpb.v14i2.15
Phytochemical composition of Annona senegalensis leaf and its antioxidant activity during Trypanosoma brucei brucei induced oxidative stress in mice EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Titilayo O. Johnson, Ahmed Olatunde, Lazarus Nwachukwu 219-227
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/jpb.v14i2.16
Evaluation of the anti-asthmatic and antitussive effects of concurrently administered extracts of Bryophyllum pinnatum and Andrographis paniculata in rodents EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Raymond I. Ozolua, Dickson O. Uwaya, Ikenna Nworgu, Faith Aigboruan, Yvonne C. Eze, Edward O. Salami 228-236
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/jpb.v14i2.17
Comparative proximate, inorganic and phytochemical analysis of Ocimum canum (Curry leaf) and Ocimum gratissimum (Scent leaf) EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Rachel Nimenibo-Uadia, Chukwuka Ajumuka, Stanley Omoregbee 237-243
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/jpb.v14i2.18
In vitro activity of methanol extract of Citrullus lanatus Thunb. (Curcubitaceae) fruit rind on isolated gastrointestinal tissues of rabbit and guinea pig EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Muhajira Ismail, Bilkisu B. Maiha, Jamilu Ya’u, Ibrahim M. Aliyu 244-252
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/jpb.v14i2.19
Nutriceutical potentials of Nigerian grown Citrullus lanatus (Watermelon) seed EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Taiwo E. Alemika, Olalekan S. Ojerinde, Ayuba Samali, Bola K. Mustapha, Karniyus S. Gamaniel 253-259
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/jpb.v14i2.20
Hepatotoxicity evaluation of geophagic clay soil from Uzola, Edo State, Nigeria in albino rats EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Babasoji P. Omoniwa, Jessica L. Lenka, Omolola Soji-Omoniwa 260-268
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/jpb.v14i2.21
In vitro antiplasmodial activity of aqueous extracts of Ochna schweinfurthiana leaf on Plasmodium falciparum EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Babasoji P. Omoniwa, Titilayo O. Johnson, Omolola Soji-Omoniwa, Istifanus Gurumtet, Ruth A. Manzah 269-278
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/jpb.v14i2.22
Synthesis and characterization of two new carboxamides: N-prop- 2-ynylacrylamide and N-(prop-2-ynyl)but-2-enamide EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Ezekiel O. Afolabi, Francis M. Agwom, Junior T. Kindala 279-282
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/jpb.v14i2.23


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