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  1. The Indian pangolin is a globally endangered species and is accorded the highest level of protection under Indian legislation. The species has a wide distribution in the country. However, information on its ec...

    Authors: Mohan Ram, Darshit Mesariya, Dushyant Vasavada and Dhawal Mehta
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2022 83:3
  2. The liver cancer is one of the most frequent solid organ malignancies worldwide. Alternative medicine is deemed as one approach that may progress anticancer drugs efficacy and minimize their toxic effects. Sim...

    Authors: EL-Hassan M. Mokhamer, Abdel-Aziz A. Zidan, Nourhan K. El.Ghayesh and Karolin K. Abdel-Aziz
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2022 83:2
  3. Animal venoms have been known as a source of drugs beneficial to human health. Accordingly, this study was designed to determine the effect of bradykinin potentiating factor (BPF) separated from honey bee venom,

    Authors: Elsabry Abu Amra, Sohir Ali Abd El Rehim, Fakhr Mostafa Lashein and Heba Seleem Shoaeb
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2022 83:1
  4. The ovotestis gland (the hermaphrodite gland) is a reproductive system organ that affects fertility of land snails. Thus, the present study was conducted to evaluate the effect of three inorganic salts (sodium...

    Authors: Soha A. Mobarak
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:65
  5. Vector-borne diseases are mostly transmitted by mosquitoes. Therefore, these mosquitoes constitute a socio-economic scourge. Due to the resistance of mosquitoes to synthetic chemical insecticides and the pollu...

    Authors: Modo Marc, Bakwo Fils Eric Moïse, Tatsimo Ndendoung Simplice Joël and Tamesse Joseph Lebel
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:64
  6. Mosquitoes are key vectors for the transmission of several diseases. Anopheles gambiae is known to transmit pathogens of malaria and filariasis. Due to several anthropogenic factors such as climate change and pop...

    Authors: Isaac Omotayo Olabimi, Kayode David Ileke, Babasola Williams Adu and Temitope Emmanuel Arotolu
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:63
  7. Animals that live and feed on the soil and its constituents and products naturally absorb heavy metals and pass to other organisms linked in the food chains. The present study was designed to examine bioaccumu...

    Authors: Emmanuel I. Nnamonu, Gregory E. Odo, Ifeanyi O. Ajuzie and Chritopher D. Nwani
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:62
  8. Thelandros (Pharyngodonidae) is a gastrointestinal nematode parasite with a life cycle including lizards as main hosts. Thelandros chalcidae collected from the large intestine of the Egyptian ocellated skink, Cha...

    Authors: Mona F. Fol and Nesma A. Mostafa
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:61
  9. Organophosphates and Pyrethroids are the most widely used pesticides worldwide and are known to have significant toxicity on the nervous system of the target pest. Assessment for combined toxicity of Organopho...

    Authors: Nishi Pandya, Bhumi Thakkar, Parth Pandya and Pragna Parikh
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:60
  10. Mosquitoes are important vectors of disease-causing organisms such as filarial worms, malaria parasites, and arboviruses endemic to sub-Saharan Africa including Nigeria. Malaria is a disease caused by a plasmo...

    Authors: Oluyinka A. Iyiola, Aishat T. Kamaldeen-Ibrahim, Rahmat D. Shaibu, Olalere Shittu, Temitope O. Fadipe, Olukayode J. Adelaja, Muyideen K. Tijani and Hajarat A. Afolabi
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:59
  11. Thermal stressors in tropical aquaculture are unavoidable and cause many harmful effects. This study assessed the effects of ascorbic acid (AA) and iron nanoparticles supplementation in the diet of African cat...

    Authors: Gbadamosi K. Oluyemi
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:58
  12. The heat shock protein-70 (HSP70) is a protein associated with response and adaptation to stress, as well as protection of the cells against thermal and oxidative stress in animals. It is an evolutionarily con...

    Authors: A. B. Sikiru, O. J. Makinde, E. Opoola, S. K. Omotugba and A. R. Musa
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:57
  13. Various substances released from modern complex human societies which enter the aquatic ecosystems produce alterations in survivability of aquatic biota. This study assesses the consequence of exposure to indu...

    Authors: Samuel Olusayo Akinkuolie, Henry Adefisayo Adewole, Promise Olabode Ololade, Bola Morufat Lawal and Victor Folorunso Olaleye
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:56
  14. Leopard moth, Zeuzera pyrina L., is a key pest of walnut trees in arid and dry areas. It severely damages walnut tree gardens with limitations on irrigation water in the growing season. This study was conducted t...

    Authors: Alireza Mokhtaryan, Aziz Sheikhigarjan, Abbas Arbab, Ali Mohammadipour and Hoda Ardestanirostami
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:55
  15. The therapeutic value of doxorubicin as an effective anti-neoplastic agent is limited by its cardiotoxic side effects. We investigated the effects of ethanolic leaf extracts of olive leaf OL on cardiotoxicity ...

    Authors: Alaaeldin Ahmed Hamza, Soha Osama Hassanin, Salsabil Hamza, Ali Abdalla and Amr Amin
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:54
  16. Indiscriminate use of synthetic acaricides in the management of veterinary parasites has led to environmental pollution, acaricidal resistance and their residues in the animal products. These problems are dire...

    Authors: Vijay Kishore, Neha Loach, C. N. Srivastava and Lalit Mohan
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:53
  17. The constant global need for food has created a demand for colossal food production. Every day the world requires more food than it is capable of growing and harvesting. Antibiotics have been used in healthy f...

    Authors: Ismat Jahan Anee, Shamimul Alam, Rowshan Ara Begum, Reza Md Shahjahan and Ashfaqul Muid Khandaker
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:52
  18. Diagnosis of schistosomiasis depends mainly on stool or urine microscopy for Schistosoma egg detection as well as immunoassays. The low sensitivity of these conventional tests makes molecular detection the diagno...

    Authors: Badawy A. Abd Elraheem, Ahmed S. Bayoumy, Mohamed S. El-Faramawy, Nasr Eldeen M. Aly and Ayman A. El-Badry
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:51
  19. Aspartame is used to treat obesity, and the diabetic people could induce changes in liver and kidney structures and function. Garlic extract, melatonin and thymoquinone have an important role against aspartame...

    Authors: Sary Kh. Abdel-ghaffar, Mohamed Araf Adly, Mohamed F. El-Sayed and Walaa Magdy Abd-Elsamei
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:50
  20. Lymphatic filariasis is a mosquito-borne parasitic disease caused by Wuchereria bancrofti. It is a neglected tropical disease that constitutes a public health challenge in rural endemic communities in Nigeria. Th...

    Authors: Okonofua Christiana, Akinsanya Bamidele, Idowu Emmanuel Taiwo and Otubanjo Adetoro Olubunmi
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:49
  21. The rapidly increasing rodent and lizard populations in human dwellings and markets could be attributed to the destruction of their natural habitats due to rapid urbanization and poor management of urban waste...

    Authors: Langbong Bimi, Joanita Asirifi Yeboah, Lucas Awane Adongo, Benjamin Yeboah Ofori, Daniel Oduro, Ato Kwamena Tetteh and Erasmus Henaku Owusu
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:48
  22. Aedes aegypti is a major insect vector because it transmits dreadful viruses as adults that cause disease in humans and other vertebrates. The use of mosquito’s microbiota has shown great potential impacts on vec...

    Authors: Gopalan Rajagopal and Sakkanan Ilango
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:47
  23. Pollinators play a key role in human food production by improving the yield and quality of crops. Several studies assessed the economic value of pollination services delivered by animals through yield improvem...

    Authors: Hermann Cyr Toni, Armand Avohou and Bruno Agossou Djossa
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:46
  24. The present study was performed to determine carapace length–body weight relationship of Charybdis callianassa. In fisheries biology, length–weight relationships are important as they allow for the calculation, b...

    Authors: Rinkesh N. Wanjari, Karankumar K. Ramteke, Shailendra Raut and Nishikant Gupta
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:45
  25. Allatotropin, a neuropeptide found in several invertebrates indirectly regulates vitellogenesis by stimulating juvenile hormone biosynthesis by the corpora allata. Here, we cloned and expressed the gene encodi...

    Authors: R. Mamtha, Tannavi Kiran, B. S. Chaitra, Saraswathi Saraswathi, R. Sowrabha, Karthik V. Rao and D. Manjulakumari
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:44
  26. Medicinal plant extracts used in folk medicine seem to be crucial since those are generally accepted by people without worrying about the toxicity. In our present study, we have compared the neuroprotective ro...

    Authors: G. K. Pratap, Danagoudar Ananda, Chandrashekhar G. Joshi and Manjula Shantaram
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:43
  27. Atrazine has impacted negatively on fish by inducing significant alterations in their haematological, biochemical and histological parameters. Mitigating such alterations to enhance fish survival becomes perti...

    Authors: Olufemi D. Owolabi and Saratu I. Abdulkareem
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:42
  28. The inventory process is the first method to protect and safeguard animal biodiversity. This study carries out a quantitative and qualitative inventory of terrestrial gastropods at three sites in Skikda provin...

    Authors: Nedjoua Zaidi, Louiza Douafer and Amel Hamdani
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:41
  29. Wetlands are transition zones between aquatic and terrestrial environments of Opa Reservoir Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria, threatened by increase in agricultural practices and urbanization withi...

    Authors: Aderonke Tolulope Adebayo, Henry Adefisayo Adewole, Emmanuel Olusegun Akindele and Victor Folorunso Olaleye
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:40
  30. In the central nervous system of mammals, transporters localized on the presynaptic nerve terminals regulate the reuptake of neurotransmitters. These transporters are selective for a specific neurotransmitter ...

    Authors: Shannon E. Eaton, James R. Pauly, Deann M. Hopkins and Chana K. Akins
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:39
  31. Labetalol is an antihypertensive drug commonly used in obstetrics for both long-term treatment and the acute management of severe maternal hypertension. However, there have not been published articles about th...

    Authors: Hend T. El-Borm and Marwa N. Atallah
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:38
  32. There is one queen in each honey bee, Apis mellifera L., colony under normal conditions. This queen performs egg laying and pheromonal control in the colony. All genetic characteristics of bee workers and drones ...

    Authors: Hossam F. Abou-Shaara, Nuru Adgaba and Ahmad A. Al-Ghamdi
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:37
  33. The use of plant-based formulations is an easy and economical method to control insect pests. The objectives of the present study were to evaluate ovicidal and larvicidal potential of ethanolic leaf extracts o...

    Authors: Sarika Torawane, Ramnath Andhale, Radhakrishna Pandit, Digambar Mokat and Samadhan Phuge
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:36
  34. A study was conducted to determine the co-infection of Trichomonas vaginalis and HIV infection prevalence and its risk factors among prison inmates in Umuahia, Abia State, Nigeria. A total of 350 inmates (280 mal...

    Authors: Queen Ozioma Lawrence, Anthonia Nnenna Chuks Amadi, Chinenye Okosa, Paulinus Obeten Ikpi and Blessing Chigozie Chukwuemeka
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:35
  35. Chemicals have deleterious effect on the environment. The wide use of nanomaterials as products for plant protection, fertilizers, and also in water purification leads to the release of these materials to the ...

    Authors: Wafaa A. Mohammad, Safaa M. Ali, Nasser Farhan and Shimaa Mohamed Said
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:34
  36. Liver is the vital organ of the human body responsible for nutrition, immunity, and metabolism. Carbon tetrachloride (CCl4) is an environmental pollutant that causes hepatotoxicity. This study aimed to evaluate t...

    Authors: Shimaa Elmasry and Mahmoud Moawad
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:33
  37. Fluoride may induce oxidative stress and apoptosis. It may also lead to neurobehavioural defects including neuromuscular damage. The present study aimed to explore the effects of sub lethal concentrations of s...

    Authors: Sidra Perveen, Shalu Kumari, Himali Raj and Shahla Yasmin
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:32
  38. African catfish Clarias gariepinus introduced to India has gravitated into the Ganga River as an invasive species. Morphological plasticity and reproductive adaptation are considered and reported as important man...

    Authors: Atul K. Singh, Abubakar Ansari and Sharad C. Srivastava
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:30
  39. The study was conducted to assess the characterization, differentiation, and in vitro cell regeneration potential of canine mesenteric white adipose tissue-derived mesenchymal stem cells (AD-MSCs). The tissue ...

    Authors: Anirban Mandal, Ajeet Kumar Jha, Dew Biswas and Shyamal Kanti Guha
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:29
  40. Sexual dimorphism in metabolic and oxidative stress markers of Clarias gariepinus and Heterobranchus longifilis found in southwest Nigeria was investigated. C. garepinus and H. longifilis broodstock weighing 2.54...

    Authors: Olatunji Abubakar Jimoh, Christie Oluwatosin Raimi, Ebenezer Temitope Adebayo, Bolaji Fatai Oyeyemi and Matthew Ayobami Odedele
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:28
  41. In some localities of the Mediterranean coast and the Nile land region, the gall midge Schizomyia buboniae Frauenfeld, 1859 (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) induce small barrel-shaped galls on the stem of Deverra tortuos...

    Authors: Mohamed Kamel, Ahmed S. Bream, Mohamed M. Moursy and Sanad H. Ragab
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:27
  42. The uses of botanical pesticides in pest management are currently on remarkable increase due to their efficacy, biodegradability, environment-friendly, and availability. Ethanol extracts of three spices (Piper gu...

    Authors: Juliana Amaka Ugwu, Olajumoke Yemisi Alabi and Olawale Julius Aluko
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:26
  43. The use of X-ray irradiation in the control of the maize weevil, Sitophilus zeamais Motschulsky (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) infesting stored maize was tested at 60, 70 and 80 KeV as part of the international conc...

    Authors: Sobifagha Princess Bell-Gam, Luke Chinaru Nwosu, Kayode David Ileke and Uwaoma Otuodichinma Aguwa
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:25
  44. Iroko gall bug, Phytolyma fusca Walker, is a major insect pest of Milicia excelsa (Iroko) seedling hampering its propagation in West Africa. Milicia excelsa is an indigenous forest timber tree in the tropical rai...

    Authors: Juliana Amaka Ugwu
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:24
  45. Despite evidence of neurotoxicity, cisplatin is still considered the most potent drug prescribed in human chemotherapy for a broad spectrum of malignancies. The objective was to evaluate the cerebellar cortex ...

    Authors: Azza Attia, Cecil Matta, Reda ElMazoudy and Hanan Khalifa
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:23
  46. Dotillid crabs are introduced as one common dwellers of sandy shores. We studied the ecology and growth of the sand bubbler crab Scopimera crabricauda Alcock, 1900, in the Persian Gulf, Iran. Crabs were sampled m...

    Authors: Sana Sharifian, Vahid Malekzadeh, Ehsan Kamrani and Mohsen Safaie
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:21
  47. The present study assessed the growth and mortality parameters of the white sardine, Escualosa thoracata which is having high local demand. The white sardine gained importance due to its taste, and high demand in...

    Authors: Udai R. Gurjar, Suman Takar, Milind S. Sawant, Ravindra A. Pawar, Vivek H. Nirmale, Anil S. Pawase, Sushanta K. Chakraborty, Karan K. Ramteke and Tarachand Kumawat
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:20
  48. Nine species of Chironomus evolved throughout the world were measured for their divergence with regard to their DNA sequences concerning 18S rRNA since it is conserved for a specific species. With the advancement...

    Authors: Sanjay Kumar Dey, Swapna Bhaduri and Trilochan Midya
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:19

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