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  1. A cross-sectional study was conducted to determine the prevalence of urinary schistosomiasis among primary school pupils in Wamakko Local Government, Sokoto State, Nigeria. Four hundred terminal urine samples ...

    Authors: Imrana Arzika Muhammad, Kabiru Abdullahi, Aminu Yabo Bala and Sa’adatu Aliyu Shinkafi

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2019 80:22

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  2. Sericulture depends on rearing of silkworm on mulberry leaves. For this reason, Silk production has direct relationship with larval growth. One of the alternative ways of improvement of larval growth and cocoo...

    Authors: Thangapandiyan S and R. Dharanipriya

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2019 80:21

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  3. 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

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  4. Insect wings are an excessively diverse structures, which have fascinated scientist for centuries. Coleoptera is the largest order in the insect group and the most successful animal on earth (Nature Communicat...

    Authors: Nasra M.H. Zohry and Ahmed Mohamed El-Sayed

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2019 80:16

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  5. The role of water in the maintenance of an aquatic ecosystem is indispensable. In this study, aquatic insect biodiversity and the physico-chemical parameters of Aahoo stream, in southwestern Nigeria, were inve...

    Authors: Babasola Williams Adu and Emmanuel Ayobami Oyeniyi

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2019 80:15

    Content type: Research

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  6. Radiotherapy (RT) is the chief nonsurgical method to control malignant tumors. RT has advanced in both methodological and biological aspects over the past few decades. Though RT is a momentous adjuvant non-inv...

    Authors: Gomathi Mohan, Ayisha Hamna T P, Jijo A J, Saradha Devi K M, Arul Narayanasamy and Balachandar Vellingiri

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2019 80:14

    Content type: Review

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  7. 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

    Content type: Research

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  8. In recent decades, parasitism has remained one of the major problems of dairy industry in Pakistan. In this context, the most common tick species prevailing is Hyalomma, Boophilus, Haemaphysalis, and Rhipicephalu...

    Authors: Zawar Ahmad, Zahid Anwar, Mian Adnan, Nida Imtiaz, Haroon Ur Rashid and Faryal Gohar

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2019 80:12

    Content type: Research

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  9. 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

    Content type: Research

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  10. The study was indented to obtain a protein profile pattern using SDS-PAGE, an amino acid profile pattern using high-performance thin-layer chromatography, and a DNA profile pattern using agarose gel electropho...

    Authors: Anne Rebecca A. and Saravana Bhavan P.

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2019 80:10

    Content type: Research

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  11. The Western Ghats of India, one of the global biodiversity hotspots and freshwater eco-regions, harbors several fish species which not just form the important part of the world’s freshwater biodiversity yet in...

    Authors: Sachin M. Gosavi, Sanjay S. Kharat, Pradeep Kumkar and Sandip D. Tapkir

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2019 80:9

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  12. Monacha obstructa is one of the most abundant gastropod of Egyptian farms. It is a destructive land snail as they cause great damage to vegetables and crops. The present study aimed to control snails by ultraviol...

    Authors: SM Ali and SM Said

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2019 80:8

    Content type: Research

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  13. Dermestes maculatus is a destructive pest of smoked-dried fish. Due to its implications, this research was aimed at investigating the insecticidal activities of edible plant extracts on smoked Clarias gariepinus ...

    Authors: Tejumade Mary Philip-Attah

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2019 80:7

    Content type: Research

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  14. Nowadays, immuno-stimulants have great importance in improving the immune system and minimising the effect of infectious diseases in poultry flocks. This study was designed to demonstrate the impact of using d...

    Authors: Marwa F. Ali, Mohamed S. Abdel Hafez and Moemen A. Mohamed

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2019 80:4

    Content type: Research

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  15. 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

    Content type: Research

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  16. 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

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  17. The effect of the mefloquine drug on the survival rate, egg production, and infection of snails with Fasciola gigantica was studied. Also, the present study was designed to investigate the response of the snail L...

    Authors: Marwa Thabet Atwa and Fayez Ahmed Bakry

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2019 80:1

    Content type: Research

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  18. 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

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  19. More than 350 K described species, Coleoptera (beetles) represent the most diverse order from Class Insecta in the entire animal kingdom. However, their phylogeny is highly controversial due to their morpholog...

    Authors: Srushti Singhal, Bhumi Thakkar, Parth Pandya and Pragna Parikh

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2018 79:53

    Content type: Research

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  20. Resisting degradation, nonylphenol (NP) remains as a critical compound contaminating many habitats. Prevalence of nonylphenol in the ecosystem of Indian coastlines is not well documented as that of fresh water...

    Authors: Subha Raju, Madhumathi Sivamurugan, Karuna Gunasagaran, Thirunavukkarasu Subramani and Munuswamy Natesan

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2018 79:52

    Content type: Research

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  21. Triton WR1339 (Tyloxapol) is the nonionic detergent, which is able to increase the oxidative markers. This oxidation have a crucial effect on the pathological processes. Vegetable oils, such as soy, are recomm...

    Authors: Heba Mohamed Abdou, Mokhtar Ibrahim Yousef and Alsayeda Alsayed Newairy

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2018 79:51

    Content type: Research

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  22. The distribution of earthworms is usually diverse and their population fluctuates in relation to the different physico-chemical properties and land use patterns of the soil of southern parts of India. This par...

    Authors: Anisetti Siva Sankar and Aliva Patnaik

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2018 79:50

    Content type: Research

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  23. Insect-transmitted diseases cause high morbidity but they also include deadly diseases that cause high mortality rates among infected individuals. Several mosquito species including Aedes aegypti, Anopheles steph...

    Authors: Devan Elumalai, Manikandan Kayalvizhi, Patheri Kunil Kaleena, Anandhan Vignesh and Maduraiveeran Hemavathi

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2018 79:49

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  24. The object of this work was to evaluate of the hepatic effects of the herbicides glyphosate-Roundup® by different doses in both sexes of albino rats.

    Authors: Shaimaa M. M. Saleh, Tasneem A. Elghareeb, Mohamed A. I. Ahmed, Ibrahim A. Mohamed and Hosam A. Ezz El-Din

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2018 79:48

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  25. Acidification or acid rain in freshwater ecosystem is increasing especially in developing countries due to modernization, urbanization and population increase. An effect of acid deposition on water bodies is t...

    Authors: Moshood K. Mustapha and Samuel D. Atolagbe

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2018 79:46

    Content type: Research

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  26. The toxicity test has been developed to examine the effects of pesticides on fertilization and early development of marine polychaete Hydroides elegans (H. elegans). The pesticides lead to pollution of the ground...

    Authors: S. Vijayaragavan and P. Vivek Raja

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2018 79:45

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  27. The visual system of desert rodents demonstrates a rather high degree of development and specific features associated with adaptation to arid environment. The aim of this study is to carry out a descriptive in...

    Authors: Ouanassa Saadi-Brenkia, Nadia Hanniche and Saida Lounis

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2018 79:43

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  28. The application of Lead (Pb2+) and titanium dioxide nanoparticles (nTiO2) in commercial products is on the rise since the development of nanotechnology. The increasing usage of products containing these compounds...

    Authors: Moise Matouke Matouke and Moshood Mustapha

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2018 79:42

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  29. The goal of this research is to provide new information about the hypogeal scale insects associated with coffee crops in Mexico. This plant is associated with many insects, among others, the scale insects. Thi...

    Authors: Alejandro Caballero and Andrea Amalia Ramos-Portilla

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2018 79:41

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  30. This study investigates the bioaccumulation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, trophic microbial biomass, parasite prevalence, antioxidant enzyme responses and histological alterations in assessing anthropog...

    Authors: Bamidele Akinsanya, Sunday A. Adebusoye, Tamunoipirinye Alinson and Uche D. Ukwa

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2018 79:40

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  31. The consumption of edible frogs caught mainly from the wild is on the rise and their population declining. A challenge to frog farming is the acceptability of artificial diets by frogs. Three artificial diets ...

    Authors: Moshood K. Mustapha and Shukurat O. Bello

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2018 79:39

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  32. Evolution of the penis in sexual method of reproduction had showed complex developmental processes, leading to extreme species variation. The presence and absence of the os penis vary in taxa within mammals in...

    Authors: Seppan Prakash and Muhammed Ibrahim

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2018 79:38

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  33. Fish, a widely claimed healthy food for humans, could also pose problems to health due to accumulation of pollutants, especially heavy metals and pesticides. Since the world’s fish stocks are limited due to ov...

    Authors: O. S. Serag El Din, Batta H. Abd El Azim and Rania A. Lotfy

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2018 79:37

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  34. Acrylamide is reported for its toxicity on the central and the peripheral nervous system and causes paralysis. Bee venom (BV) and bradykinin-potentiating factor (BPF) have been documented for their potential t...

    Authors: Fakhr El-Din M. Lashein, El-Sabry Abu Amra, Amin A. Seleem and Amira H. Badr

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2018 79:35

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  35. Acrylamide has been reported to induce hepato- and nephrotoxicity. The present investigation aims to alleviate the dangerous effects at the histopathological and physiological levels of acrylamide by bee venom...

    Authors: El-Sabry Abu Amra, Fakhr El-Din M Lashein, Amin A Seleem and Amira H Badr

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2018 79:34

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  36. 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

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  37. This study aims at determining the effects of rearing water temperature on immature development, adult vectorial attributes and teneral accumulation in Culex quinquefasciatus (Cx. quinquefasciatus) mosquitoes. Im...

    Authors: Azubuike Christian Ukubuiwe, Israel Kayode Olayemi, Francis Ofurum Arimoro, Innocent Chukwuemeka James Omalu, Bulus Musa Baba, Chinenye Catherine Ukubuiwe, Moses Olusesan Odeyemi and Kamoru Abdulazeez Adeniyi

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2018 79:32

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  38. 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

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  39. Chitin is the second most abundant bio-polysaccharide found in nature after cellulose. It is a polymer of β-1, 4-N-acetylglucosamine that occurs naturally in three polymorphic forms α, β, and γ-chitin. The main c...

    Authors: Raghu H. S, Raghavendra S. N and Rajeshwara N. Achur

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2018 79:30

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  40. Estimate shows that about one billion people rely on fish as primary source of animal protein. Currently, the global record portraying Nigeria as the largest producer of fishes (over 15,489 t per annum) in Afr...

    Authors: Tolulope Ebenezer Atalabi, Agnes O. Awharitoma and Francis Omowonuola Akinluyi

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2018 79:29

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  41. Despite their abundance and ecological importance, bats are under significant threat worldwide. There is little information about their distribution, roosting, and habitat requirement for most species, making ...

    Authors: Eric Moise Bakwo Fils, Aaron Manga Mongombe, David Emery Tsala and Joseph Lebel Tamesse

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2018 79:28

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  42. 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

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