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  1. 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

    Content type: Research

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  2. 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

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  3. 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

    Content type: Research

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  4. 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

    Content type: Research

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  5. 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

    Content type: Research

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  6. 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

    Content type: Research

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  7. 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

    Content type: Research

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  8. 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

    Content type: Research

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  9. 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

    Content type: Research

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  10. 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

    Content type: Research

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  11. 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

    Content type: Research

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  12. 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

    Content type: Research

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  13. 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

    Content type: Review

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  14. 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

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  15. 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

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  16. 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

    Content type: Research

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  17. 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

    Content type: Research

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  18. 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

    Content type: Research

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  19. 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

    Content type: Research

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  20. 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

    Content type: Research

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  21. 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

    Content type: Research

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  22. 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

    Content type: Research

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  23. 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

    Content type: Research

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  24. 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

    Content type: Research

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  25. 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

    Content type: Research

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  26. 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

    Content type: Research

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  27. 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

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  28. 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

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  29. 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

    Content type: Research

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  30. More than 20,000 species in the superfamily Apoidea have been identified worldwide. This superfamily includes the most important group of insect pollinators that contribute to the integrity of ecosystems.

    Authors: Mohamed A. Shebl, Faten Ben Abdelkader, Leila Bendifallah, Karima Benachour, Ali A. Bataw, Emsaed M. Bufliga, Mohamed A. Osman and Soliman M. Kamel

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:18

    Content type: Review

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  31. Although the apple snail Pila globosa is used as indicator species for human consumption locally and as fish feed, research on it in general is very scanty. It is used in food industry, in aquaculture as fish bai...

    Authors: Falguni Panda, Samar Gourav Pati, Abhipsa Bal, Shivangi Mathur, Ramalingam Nirmaladevi and Biswaranjan Paital

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:17

    Content type: Research

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  32. Domestic mites are a primary source of allergens indoors all over the world. Extracts of mite allergens are important for diagnosing and treating mites allergy. The effective cultivation processes play a criti...

    Authors: A. M. Ammar, E. A. El Zayyat, A. E. Khayyal and N. A. Elleboudy

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:15

    Content type: Research

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  33. Malaria is still a vital global health issue. The greatest disease burden is in sub-Saharan Africa. A. aspera is one of the medicinal herbs commonly used traditionally. The continuous resistance of Plasmodium fal...

    Authors: Mary Matawal Mankilik, Ishaya Yohanna Longdet and Carrol Domkat Luka

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:14

    Content type: Research

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  34. Isopods shape features are sensitive and respond to several selective pressures which may result in variations of these features. These pressures might reflect the heterogeneity of the environment where an ani...

    Authors: Tarek G. Ismail

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:13

    Content type: Research

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  35. The mitigating effect of Ananas comosus (pineapple juice) extract on an aluminum-induced testicular toxicity in male Wistar rats was examined in this study. Thirty healthy adult male Wistar rats with an average w...

    Authors: Bankole J. Leko, Solomon T. Olawuyi and Lawrence U. Okon

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:12

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  36. Land use can exert a strong influence on the abundance, diversity, and community composition of soil macro-fauna. This study was conducted to evaluate the effects of four land use types on the abundance and di...

    Authors: Belayneh Bufebo, Eyasu Elias and Emana Getu

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:11

    Content type: Research

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  37. Rice is the agricultural commodity with the third highest worldwide production and losses in rice storage due to insect pests may drastically affect the food availability for a large number of people. One of i...

    Authors: Sekar Kanmani, Lokesh Kumar, Rajasingh Raveen, Samuel Tennyson, Subramanian Arivoli and Manickkam Jayakumar

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:10

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  38. Circadian disruption is often associated with aggravation of atherosclerosis; however, the pathophysiological mechanisms underlying atherogenic initiation in normolipidemic diet remains unclear. Most of the st...

    Authors: Kavita Shirsath, Apeksha Joshi, Aliasgar Vohra and Ranjitsinh Devkar

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:9

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  39. This study evaluated the effect of Jatropha curcas seed oil against adult American cockroach, Periplaneta americana, a mechanical disease vector, using three bioassay methods to determine the repellent activity, ...

    Authors: Peace Mayen Edwin Ubulom, Clement Ameh Yaro and Unyime-Abasi Philip Udoh

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:8

    Content type: Research

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  40. The interest in larvicides of plant origin is generally renewed in vector control because of their safety compared to synthetic larvicides. However, there are concerns about the relative safety dose of these p...

    Authors: Emmanuel Taiwo Idowu, Adedapo O. Adeogun, Luqman A. Adams, Modupe A. Yusuf, Olawale W. Salami, Olakiigbe Abiodun Kanmi, Joseph A. Bello, Ifeoluwa Kayode Fagbohun, Olubunmi Adetoro Otubanjo and Taiwo Samson Awolola

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:7

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  41. Channa punctata, Indian spotted snakehead, has a great economic value in south and south-east Asia being an important protein source for humans. Fish cultures are affected due to various bacterial and viral infec...

    Authors: Vipin Kumar Verma, Om Prakash, R. Shiva Raj Kumar, Kumari Vandana Rani and Neeta Sehgal

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:6

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  42. Mosquitoes are vectors of parasitic diseases such as malaria, lymphatic filariasis, yellow fever, and dengue fever among others. They are well known as public enemies for their noise nuisance, biting annoyance...

    Authors: Michael Olarewaju Akintan, Joseph Onaolapo Akinneye and Oluwatosin Betty Ilelakinwa

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:5

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  43. Extensive and indiscriminate use of pesticides gradually destroys the environment (ecosystem), poses serious threats to human health, animal life (especially aquatic), plant forms, soil, water, and also lead t...

    Authors: Samuel U. Ezenwosu, Emmanuel I. Nnamonu, Gregory Ejikeme Odo, Bright C. Ikele and Ogonna C. Ani

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:3

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  44. Sildenafil (Viagra) is widely used for the treatment of erectile dysfunction under various etiologies. Unfortunately, chronic administration of sildenafil negatively affects fertility. The aim of the present s...

    Authors: M. Goweder Fawzia, T. M. Abu El-Nasr and A. A. El-Sayed

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:2

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  45. The aquaculture sector is the biggest consumer of fishmeal and the demand of this ingredient is higher than the production. The replacement of fishmeal from aquafeed is a current research thrust. The replaceme...

    Authors: Chiranjiv Pradhan, Shiba Shankar Giri, Satyandra Nath Mohanty and Khiroda Chandra Nayak

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:1

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  46. Cholestasis is the major cause of bile acid accumulation leading to liver damage. Chronic infection of worms can modulate the immune response towards T helper (Th)2-related cytokines. The present study aims to...

    Authors: Abeer Mahmoud Badr, Mohamed Farid, Ahmed Abdel Aziz Biomy, Ayman Saber Mohamed, Noha Ahmed Mahana and Sohair Ramadan Fahmy

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2020 81:62

    Content type: Research

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