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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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

  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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

    Content type: Research

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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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

    Content type: Research

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  17. 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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  18. 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

    Content type: Research

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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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

    Content type: Research

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  23. 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

    Content type: Research

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  24. 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

    Content type: Research

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  25. 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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  26. 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

    Content type: Research

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  27. 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

    Content type: Research

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  28. 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

    Content type: Research

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  29. 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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  30. 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

    Content type: Research

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  31. 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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  32. The synanthropic housefly, Musca domestica, augments the transmission of several detrimental diseases like cholera and avian flu. Consequently, during the last century, many physico-chemical methods including syn...

    Authors: Jyoti M. Chintalchere, Mudasir A. Dar and Radhakrishna S. Pandit

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2020 81:6

    Content type: Research

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  33. The present study was designed to quantify the contributions of water pH and hardness required for development and adult fitness indices of Culex quinquefasciatus (Cx. quinquefasciatus) mosquitoes. To this end, s...

    Authors: Azubuike Christian Ukubuiwe, Chioma Cynthia Ojianwuna, Israel Kayode Olayemi, Francis Ofurum Arimoro and Chinenye Catherine Ukubuiwe

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2020 81:5

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  34. The present study reports the changes in the redox state and glucose activity in gills and muscles of Koi carps, exposed to a short duration of acute thermal stress. The variation in levels of lipid peroxidati...

    Authors: Bela Zutshi, Aradhana Singh and Proteek Dasgupta

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2020 81:4

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2020 81:40

  35. Following publication of the original article (Aeshra et al., 2020), we have been notified that the name of one author was spelled incorrectly as Mohamed Elmallah, when the correct spelling is Mohammed I.Y. El...

    Authors: Lina A. Aeshra, Maiada Moustafa, Mohammed I. Y. Elmallah, Said Abdelrahman Salih and Ibrahim Y. Abdel Kader

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2020 81:3

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2020 81:2

  36. The epithelial mesenchymal transition (EMT) plays a critical role in normal embryonic development as well as abnormal pathological events such as tumor formation and metastasis. One of these important events t...

    Authors: Lina A. Aeshra, Maiada Moustafa, Mohammed I.Y. Elmallah, Said Abdelrahman Salih and Ibrahim Y. Abdel Kader

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2020 81:2

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2020 81:3

  37. Insect lipid mobilization and transport are currently under research, especially lipases and lipophorin because of their roles in the production of energy and lipid transport at a flying activity. The present ...

    Authors: Rahma R. Z. Mahdy, Shaimaa A. Mo’men, Marah M. Abd El-Bar and Emad M. S. Barakat

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2019 81:1

    Content type: Research

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  38. The aquatic Acari are known as water mites and occupy a wide range of habitats. The freshwater mites, Unionicola aegyptiaca, were collected from the freshwater mussel, Caelatura aegyptiaca, River Nile, Sohag, Egy...

    Authors: Somaia A. Ramadan, Tarek G. Ismail and Asmaa N. Mustafa

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2019 80:66

    Content type: Research

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  39. Being a low-risk insecticide, plant essential oils emerge as competent mosquitocidal and repellent candidates. However, essential oil may act differently in different mosquito species and different development...

    Authors: Sudarshana Mahanta, Riju Sarma and Bulbuli Khanikor

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2019 80:64

    Content type: Research

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  40. Monocyclic aromatic hydrocarbons are toxic compounds which are major components of petroleum products. This study was aimed at identifying histopathological alterations and changes in antioxidants defense syst...

    Authors: Funmilayo V. Doherty, Idowu Aneyo and Adebayo A. Otitoloju

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2019 80:63

    Content type: Research

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  41. We classified cuticular protein genes expressed at prepupal stage in wing discs of Bombyx mori into six groups according to their developmental expression and ecdysone responsiveness. Their expression pattern is ...

    Authors: Md Saheb Ali, Birendra Mishra, Ahsanul Haque Swapon and Masamitsu Yamaguchi

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2019 80:62

    Content type: Research

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  42. The importance of influenza is increasing mainly because of the appearance of novel pandemic strains such as swine and avian. Each year, influenza has spread around the world causing about 250,000–500,000 deat...

    Authors: Shaimaa Moustafa Elsayed, Omayma Mohamed Hassanein and Nagwa Hassan Ali Hassan

    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2019 80:61

    Content type: Research

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