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  1. Scorpion venom is a very complicated mixture of various peptides/proteins which could induce toxicological and pharmacological responses. This investigation was conducted to evaluate the possible pharmacologic...

    Authors: Nahla M. Shoukry, Mohamed L. Salem, Wafaa K. Teleb, Mohamed M. Abdel Daim and Mohamed A. Abdel-Rahman

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2020 81:56

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  2. To study the immunomodulatory and protective role of dietary administered purified β-glucan obtained from edible mushroom (Pleurotus florida) in commercial broiler chicken, experimentally challenged with virulent...

    Authors: Gopi Muthusamy, Siddhartha Narayan Joardar, Indranil Samanta, Devi Prasad Isore, Barun Roy and Tapas Kumar Maiti

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2020 81:55

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  3. The zebrafish is the system of choice in developmental biology and genetics in the recent years. Zebrafish genetics is improving, and this opens up new ways to understand genetic mechanisms. The zebrafish (Danio ...

    Authors: Brindha Durairaj and Madhumitha Dhanabal

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2020 81:54

    Content type: Review

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  4. This study investigated the effect of sublethal concentrations (0.0, 0.3, 0.6, and 1.2 mg·L-1) of herbicide oxadiazon (ODZ) on the activities of Ca2+-ATPase and Na+/K+-ATPase in juvenile Clarias gariepinus.

    Authors: Ndubuisi Stanley Oluah, Bernard Obialo Mgbenka, Christopher Didiugwu Nwani, Ifeanyi Oscar Aguzie, Innocent Chinedu Ngene and Chidimma Oluah

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2020 81:51

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  5. Availability of good water source is essential to every community in other to allay the risk of water-borne infection and diseases. In this study, the isolation of parasites and rate of parasitic contamination...

    Authors: I. A. Simon-Oke, O. J. Afolabi and E. T. Obimakinde

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2020 81:50

    Content type: Research

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  6. Bisphenol A (BPA) is used as monomer in polycarbonate synthesis, and it acts as plasticizer in baby and water bottles and the production of epoxy resins which are used as inner coatings of many food and bevera...

    Authors: Hager Mosaad Saad AbdEl-Gwaad, Hanan M. F. Abd El-Wahab, Enas Ali Kamel Mohamed, Eman Hassan Abdel Aziz Sharaf and Amany Abdel Hameid Mahmoud Osman

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2020 81:49

    Content type: Research

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  7. The effects of D-ribose l-cysteine on nicotine-induced testicular toxicity in male Wistar rats were examined in this study. Twenty healthy adult male Wistar rats with an average weight of 200 g were grouped as no...

    Authors: Victor O. Ukwenya, Toluwase S. Olawuyi, Afodun M. Adam and Moses U. Ukwenya

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2020 81:48

    Content type: Research

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  8. Freshwater fish in Bangladesh are adversely affected by the washed off pesticides, used in agriculture. The aim of this study was to evaluate the impacts of a commonly used organophosphate pesticide on freshwa...

    Authors: Rabeya Akter, Mst Arzu Pervin, Halima Jahan, Sharmin Ferdewsi Rakhi, A. H. M. Mohsinul Reza and Zakir Hossain

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2020 81:47

    Content type: Research

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  9. Housefly (Musca domestica L. 1758) larvae are used in various parts of the world for animal feeding either by exposing substrates for natural oviposition or in industrial systems involving an adult rearing unit t...

    Authors: Haffizou Ganda, Hermann A. Abihona, Elisabeth T. Zannou-Boukari, Marc Kenis, Christophe A. A. M. Chrysostome and Guy A. Mensah

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2020 81:46

    Content type: Research

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  10. The frequent usage of broad-spectrum insecticides like cypermethrin in agriculture activities could lead to the development of resistance in insects like Amsacta albistriga.

    Authors: Mathiyazhagan Narayanan, Muthusamy Ranganathan, Shivakumar Muthugounder Subramanian, Suresh Kumarasamy and Sabariswaran Kandasamy

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2020 81:45

    Content type: Research

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  11. Gibberellic acid (GA3) is a plant growth regulator used to improve the quality of crops but its residues in food causes many hazardous effects. In contrast, olive oil has registered several health benefits inc...

    Authors: El-Sabry Abu Amra, Fakhr El Din M. Lashein, Amin A. Seleem and Manar M. Saleh

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2020 81:44

    Content type: Research

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  12. In contrast to wind farm collision, birds and bats were understudied and their occurrence and function were poorly understood. Here, study on mortality of iconic bird and bat species were conducted on Adama I ...

    Authors: Weldemariam Tesfahunegny, Demeke Datiko, Mengistu Wale, Gebre Egziabeher Hailay and Tadesse Hunduma

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2020 81:41

    Content type: Research

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  13. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Proteek Dasgupta

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2020 81:40

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2020 81:4

  14. Desert rodent, Gerbillus tarabuli, is a seed-eating animal and do not require drinking water. It depends upon metabolic water. Understanding the functional characteristics of ocular glands which produce a watery ...

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

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2020 81:39

    Content type: Research

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  15. The triacylglycerols in milk fat determine the physical and functional properties of dairy products rich in milk fat. Therefore, understanding the variability of genes related to fat synthesis is important for...

    Authors: Jehane I. Eid, Doaa F. Teleb, Shaimaa A. Mohamed and Akmal A. El-Ghor

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2020 81:38

    Content type: Research

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  16. Rice is an important cereal crop and is cultivated virtually in all agro-ecological zones in Tanzania. However, production capacity is far below the national requirement. One of the major reasons for the low y...

    Authors: Bonaventure January, Gration M. Rwegasira and Tadele Tefera

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2020 81:36

    Content type: Review

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  17. The aim of the present study is to describe the morphological and histological features of Harderian gland (HG) in long-legged wadding bird (ibis) and different domestic birds (duck, goose, and pigeon). The HG...

    Authors: Rasha R. Beheiry, Sozan A. Ali, Mohamed Aref and Hassan Emam

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2020 81:35

    Content type: Research

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  18. The use of natural products is an essential way to new pharmaceutical leads for the discovery and development of new drugs to treat diseases. Propolis (Pro) is a natural resinous product produced by honey bees...

    Authors: Hanan A. Okail, Ahmed S. Ibrahim and Amira H. Badr

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2020 81:34

    Content type: Research

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  19. The effects of cassava peel meal (CPM) supplemented with methionine (MET) and multienzyme (ENZ) was studied using 240 5-week-old rabbits in a completely randomized design arranged in 2 × 2 × 2 factorial (2 CPM...

    Authors: Olugbenga D. Oloruntola

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2020 81:33

    Content type: Research

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  20. African catfish (Clarias garipienus) is a major tropical aquaculture species in Africa and most cultivated by fish farmers in Nigeria. The dominance of African catfish for fish farming is attributed to several fa...

    Authors: Olajide Joseph Afolabi, Oluwole Olakunle Oladele and Fayokemi Christianah Olususi

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2020 81:32

    Content type: Research

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  21. The flesh fly Sarcophaga ruficornis is well known for its medical and veterinary importance in causing myiasis in humans and animals. The conventional use of chemical pesticides for controlling insect pests has r...

    Authors: Sandeep Kumar Gaur and Krishna Kumar

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2020 81:30

    Content type: Research

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  22. Local Nigerian men use Auricularia polytricha (wood ear mushroom) growing in farm lands and dead woods to manage sexual dysfunction and this practice has been going on for ages without supporting evidence from sc...

    Authors: Cyril Abang Agbor, Godson Emeka Anyanwu and Sule John Audu

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2020 81:29

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  23. l-carnitine (LC) plays an important role in the oxidative/antioxidative balance of different organs. The study has explored the effect of the daily administration of aspartame (ASP) at two different doses for 4 w...

    Authors: Reham Z. Hamza, Rasha A. Al-Eisa and Nahla S. El-Shenawy

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2020 81:28

    Content type: Research

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  24. Many pesticides contain fluoride that enters the food chain and affect the non-target organisms. Fluoride is a known neurotoxin and may cause neurobehavioral defects. A study was conducted to see the effect of...

    Authors: Diksha Mishra, Rishu Kumari, Smita Ranjan and Shahla Yasmin

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2020 81:27

    Content type: Research

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  25. Gonochorist teleosts are teleosts in which individuals develop either as males or as females, and are sexually stable thereafter throughout ontogeny. However, there is a labile period, defined as the time peri...

    Authors: Maurice Eghosa Imiuwa

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2020 81:26

    Content type: Review

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  26. Hormesis is an adaptive response of a biological system to low dose of stressors. It exerts beneficial effects to enable the cells and organisms to sustain the unfavourable conditions. Mild heat stress is one ...

    Authors: Narayan R. Mane, Kavita A. Gajare and Ashish A. Deshmukh

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2020 81:25

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  27. The present study is designed to identify the morphological description of the digestive tract in two species of different birds; these birds were Taeniopygia guttata (zebra finch) which is granivorous and Sturnu...

    Authors: Ameer M. Taha and Abdulaziz S. AL-Duleemy

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2020 81:24

    Content type: Research

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  28. Heavy metals are natural components of the earth’s crust and are considered as constant environmental pollutants since they cannot be degraded or destroyed easily. Cadmium (Cd) is present primarily in the ores...

    Authors: P. Vijaya, Harsimran Kaur, Nancy Garg and Suman Sharma

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2020 81:23

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  29. This study aimed to assess the immunomodulatory effect of curcumin on innate and adaptive immune responses, as well as its inhibitory power on hyperglycemia in streptozotocin (STZ)-induced diabetic CD1 mice.

    Authors: Abeer M. Badr, Howida Sharkawy, Alyaa A. Farid and Somaya El-Deeb

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2020 81:22

    Content type: Research

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  30. Mesocoeliidae is a common parasite of the small intestine of amphibians and reptiles. From Egypt, only Mesocoelium monas (Rudolphi C., Berolini 811 (1819)) (Freitas JF, Revista Brasiliera de Biologia 18:171-174, ...

    Authors: Hasnaa Thabit and Refaat Khalifa

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2020 81:21

    Content type: Research

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  31. Mammalian species express a broad variety in the shape of their extrahepatic biliary tract. While a gall bladder is present in many species, others are lacking this organ. Evolutionary driving forces for these...

    Authors: Christian Schiffmann, Gabriele Unterhitzenberger and Sylvia Ortmann

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2020 81:20

    Content type: Review

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  32. The high yield loss reported from the infestations of fruits by Bactrocera invadens Drew, Tsuruta and White in West Africa can impact negatively on the growth of horticulture in the region. Similarly, the shortag...

    Authors: G. Abdullahi, D. Obeng-Ofori, K. Afreh-Nuamah and M. K. Billah

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2020 81:18

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  33. The increased interest in the harmful effects of most chemical pesticides on the ecosystem has continually served as an impetus to search for safer and eco-friendly pesticides from plant origin. In this study,...

    Authors: Olufunmilayo Eunice Oladipo-nee Ajayi, Emmanuel Ayobami Oyeniyi and Odunayo Aimakhede Elijah

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2020 81:17

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  34. Caspase-8, a member of the family of conserved cysteine proteases, plays a crucial role in the initiation phase of the apoptotic death-signaling cascade and thereby attracts interest for its study across the a...

    Authors: Mrinal Samanta, Alok Kumar Giri, Mahismita Paichha, Pushpa Choudhary and Ashis Saha

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2020 81:15

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  35. 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

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  36. Insect pests infestation is one the major constraints to cowpea production in many Sub-Saharan Africa including Nigeria. Control of these pests by farmers has been vastly by use of chemical pesticide which pos...

    Authors: Juliana Amaka Ugwu

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2020 81:13

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  37. 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

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  38. Headwater streams and small rivers within a catchment basin contribute greatly to the overall physico-chemical and biological quality of downstream larger freshwater systems; hence, there is a need to continua...

    Authors: Olanrewaju O. Aliu, Emmanuel O. Akindele and Israel F. Adeniyi

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2020 81:11

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  39. 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

    Content type: Review

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  40. Hirudo granulosa—an Indian cattle leech, is frequently used for the treatment of psoriasis and eczema. During treatment which followed by leech biting, it transfers some amount of gut microbes along with saliva. ...

    Authors: Dhaval Patel, Khushbu Koriya, Pinkal Patel, Jyoti Solanki, Suresh Mesara and M. Nataraj

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2020 81:9

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  41. 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

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