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  1. Omega-3 fatty acids’ inclusion as feed supplement in the diets of both human and animals has been found to play a significant role in body metabolism. The aim of this present study was to evaluate the effects ...

    Authors: Emmanuel I. Nnamonu, Bernard O. Mgbenka, Bede I. Ezewudo, Edmund C. Mbegbu, Chiemekam S. Ezechukwu and Godwin C. Ugwu
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2020 81:14
  2. This study is intended to clarify the influence of exogenous bovine lactoferrin (bLf) treatment on glycemic homeostasis, gene expression, and production of lactoferrin (Lf) in rats with experimentally induced ...

    Authors: Sameer H. Qari and Kamal Attia
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2020 81:12
  3. B12 is an essential vitamin for human body which reduces the chances of neurological diseases, birth defects, and chronic disorders. It is a vital micro-nutrient for maintaining the brain health. This review sort...

    Authors: Ammara Nawaz, Noor Nasir Khattak, Muhammad Saleem Khan, Hasnain Nangyal, Sabeen Sabri and Muhammad Shakir
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2020 81:10
  4. Scorpion venom contains various biomolecules with potential therapeutic values against different diseases, including cancer. The present study was carried out to assess the antitumor efficacy of Androctonus austr...

    Authors: Mohamed S. Nafie, Mohamed M. Abdel Daim, Ibrahim A. I. Ali, Zohour I. Nabil, Mohamed A. Tantawy and Mohamed A. Abdel-Rahman
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2020 81:8
  5. Diabetes mellitus (DM) is one of the most common endocrinal diseases characterized by hyperglycemia and altered metabolism of lipids, carbohydrates, and proteins with an increased risk of many complications. B...

    Authors: Ahmad K. Hassan, Dina A. El-kotby, Mohamed M. Tawfik, Rasha E. Badr and Iman M. Bahgat
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2019 80:58
  6. The present study was made to assess the effects of dietary Citrus sinensis peel extract on the growth performance, digestive enzyme activity, muscle biochemical compositions, profiles of fatty acid and amino aci...

    Authors: M. S. Shabana, M. Karthika and V. Ramasubramanian
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2019 80:51
  7. The potential toxicity of clove, Syzygium aromaticum, notwithstanding its beneficial health effect to human health remains a critical issue.

    Authors: Damola V. Akinwande, Joseph A. Adeyemi, Solomon T. Olawuyi, Busuyi K. Akinola and Chris O. Adedire
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2019 80:48
  8. This study was carried out to assess the performance indices, nutrient digestibility, and carcass trait of weaner rabbits fed diets containing cassava peel meal (CPM) supplemented with methionine (MET) and mul...

    Authors: Olugbenga D. Oloruntola, Simeon O. Ayodele, Olatunji A. Jimoh and Johnson O. Agbede
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2019 80:46
  9. Previous studies have shown that cypermethrin has a teratogenic effect on rat feti born to exposed dam or buck with no information on its effect on their reproductive parameters at maturity. The present study ...

    Authors: Victoria Chinenye Obinna and Gabriel Ogaba Agu
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2019 80:44
  10. Theaflavins are major polyphenols in black tea which is the most widely consumed tea in the world. They possess a broad spectrum of biological activities, such as antioxidant, anti-tumor, anti-inflammatory, an...

    Authors: Kirubananthan Gothandam, Vijayan Siva Ganesan, Thangaraj Ayyasamy and Sundaram Ramalingam
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2019 80:43
  11. Cyclosporine A (CsA) is an immunosuppression agent used frequently in fields of organs transplantation and autoimmune diseases. However, CsA-induced kidney injury is a major clinical problem associated with Cs...

    Authors: Bushra Y. H. Al-Khatib, Nada M. H. Al-Hamdani and Hussein S. A. Gumaih
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2019 80:40
  12. The study was aimed at comparing the bioaccumulation of BTEX and organochlorine pesticides (OCP) in the intestine of host fish—Synodontis clarias relative to water and in its parasite—Wenyonia acuminata relative ...

    Authors: B. Akinsanya, P. O. Isibor, M. P. Kuton, E. O. Dada and J. K. Saliu
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2019 80:38
  13. Within the rabbit population in South West of Nigeria, four exotic breeds of rabbits consisting of Fauve de Bourgogne, Chinchilla, British Spot, and New Zealand White were evaluated for their reproductive resp...

    Authors: Olatunji Abubakar Jimoh and Emmanuel Olubisi Ewuola
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2019 80:35
  14. This study was conducted in order to elucidate the effects of cyanide (CN) as sodium cyanide on oxidative parameters in the tissues of birds (Gallus domesticus L.) exposed to CN directly by gavage and indirectl...

    Authors: Helen Ejiro Kadiri and Samuel Ogheneovo Asagba
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2019 80:30
  15. The present study was designed to determine the median lethal concentration (96-h LC50) of triclosan (TCS) and to investigate the effect of a sublethal concentrations of TCS on the activities of glutamic oxalo...

    Authors: Devan Hemalatha, Basuvannan Rangasamy, Bojan Nataraj and Mathan Ramesh
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2019 80:23
  16. This study highlights the potential toxic effects of aluminum chloride and sodium fluoride (NaF), given to pregnant female rats, on the development of the brain neurotransmission systems in their offspring. Pr...

    Authors: Amal A. Kinawy
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2019 80:17
  17. The epidermal mucus of fish contains various bioactive compounds, which play a crucial role in the animal defense mechanisms. However, the mucus from giant mudskipper is not well characterized for its biochemi...

    Authors: Gopalan Mahadevan, Kannan Mohan, Jothiprakasam Vinoth and Velayudham Ravi
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2019 80:13
  18. Chitosan is a promising natural source for controlling obesity. Obese people tend to use supplementary nutrients to compensate for their deficiencies in their diets. The present study aimed to investigate the ...

    Authors: Atef Abdel-Moneem Ali, Anwar Mansour, El-sayed Abd-elkhalik Hassanine, Amal Hamed Abdel-Razek and Heba Ali Hassan Mahmoud
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2019 80:11
  19. Potassium bromate (KBrO3) causes toxicity in humans and experimental animals. The wide exposure to KBrO3 in water disinfection and as a food additive necessitates finding of available antidotes for its hazards as...

    Authors: Enas Ali Kamel Mohamed and Eman Ali saddek
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2019 80:3
  20. Nanoparticles (NPs) are extensively used in many areas of our daily life. Thus, human exposure to a mixture of the NPs is likely to occur. However, most of the previous studies have investigated the toxicity o...

    Authors: Atef Abdel-Moneem Ali and Hanan Ramadan Hamed Mohamed
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2019 80:2
  21. Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) is commonly associated with severe obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and is caused by excessive eating. Only very few studies have reported the relationship between excess...

    Authors: Padmavathi Vijayakumar, Arul Narayanasamy and Balachandar Vellingiri
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2018 79:54
  22. Organophosphorus insecticides (OPI) are among the most commonly used class of pesticides in agricultural and domestic scenarios. Clinical presentations of acute OPI toxicity are attributable to acetylcholinest...

    Authors: Apurva Kumar Ramesh Joshi, Raju Nagaraju and Padmanabhan Sharda Rajini
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2018 79:33
  23. The study of haematological and biochemical parameters is important to evaluate the physiological status in wild birds. In order to carry out ecophysiological or conservation studies, it is important to know t...

    Authors: Naglaa Elarabany
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2018 79:31
  24. This study aimed at determining the effect of pawpaw leaf meal (PLM 26.14% crude protein [CP] and 16.06% crude fiber [CF]) and multi-enzyme (m-E: amylase, beta-glucanase, phytase, cellulase, and xylanase, prot...

    Authors: Olugbenga D. Oloruntola, Simeon O. Ayodele, Samuel A. Adeyeye, Muyiwa H. Ogunsipe, Olajumoke T. Daramola and Eyanlola S. Ayedun
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2018 79:26
  25. Hepcidin, an acute phase reactant released from the liver, suppresses intestinal iron uptake and release from internal stores. It is related to pathogenesis of anemia of chronic illness including anemia of chr...

    Authors: Yasser B. M. Ali, Saad G. Moussa, Mohammed A. Dewir and Ibrahim H. El-Sayed
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2018 79:25
  26. Heat stress condition (34 °C, Egyptian summer season) in pigeon leads to a lot of negative impacts on behavior, physiology, hepatic architecture, and biochemical parameter changes. The aim of this study was to...

    Authors: Ramadan D. EL Shoukary, Ramy K. Sayed and Rasha I. Hassan
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2018 79:23
  27. We deciphered thermoregulatory activities of exotic breeds of rabbit in the event of least thermal discomfort in Ibadan, Nigeria. This investigation was carried out between July and August during the least tem...

    Authors: Olatunji Abubakar Jimoh and Emmanuel Olubisi Ewuola
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2018 79:18
  28. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are generally used to reduce pain in different diseases acting as anti-inflammatory, antipyretic, and analgesic. Paracetamol is a nonprescription drug extremely us...

    Authors: Soha Gomaa
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2018 79:5