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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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

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

  25. 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

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

  26. 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

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

  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. In the original version of this article (Assefa & Chelmala, 2019), published on 5 September 2019, there was 1 incorrect author name.

    Authors: Alembrhan Assefa and Srinivasulu Chelmala
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2019 80:60

    The original article was published in The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2019 80:59

  34. Distribution and diversity of rodents vary across habitats due to different environmental factors. An ecological comparative study on diversity and abundance of rodents was conducted in Kafta-Sheraro National ...

    Authors: Alembrhan Assefa and Srinivasulu Chelmala
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2019 80:59

    The Correction to this article has been published in The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2019 80:60

  35. Diabetes mellitus (DM) is one of the most common endocrinal diseases characterized by hyperglycemia and altered metabolism of lipids, carbohydrates, and proteins with an increased risk of many complications. B...

    Authors: Ahmad K. Hassan, Dina A. El-kotby, Mohamed M. Tawfik, Rasha E. Badr and Iman M. Bahgat
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2019 80:58
  36. Interaction of microinvertebrates with mosquito in freshwater ecosystem ultimately provides the mosquito larvae with diverse resources to prey on and serves as competitors or predators. The trophic ecology and...

    Authors: Okechukwu Anthony Obi, Ishaya Haruna Nock and David Adeyinka Adebote
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2019 80:57
  37. Forensic entomology is an increasing area of research, focuses on the violent crime, and deals with the necrophagous-feeding insects that typically decompose carcasses. The present study aimed to update the ba...

    Authors: Alaa Abd El-Gawad, Rawda M. Badawy, Marah M. Abd El-Bar and Mohamed A. Kenawy
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2019 80:56
  38. Insecticide resistance is the major threat in pest control management. Formulation with silver nanoparticle can be used as an alternative method to overcome these problems. Nanoparticles can provide a cheap an...

    Authors: Alif Alisha A S and Thangapandiyan S
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2019 80:55
  39. Roundup Ready became the most cultivated genetically modified (GM) crop in the world. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of a diet containing GM soybean meal (RUR) on male and female Wistar rats...

    Authors: Marwa Ibrahim Eissa, Mohammed Ahmed El-Sherbiny, Ayman Maher Ibrahim, Ahmed Abdelsadik, Mona Mostafa Mohamed and Medhat Salah El-Halawany
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2019 80:54
  40. Sardine Amblygaster clupeoides is a reef-associated oceanic species having long-standing socioeconomic and ecological importance along the coast of Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh, but less is known about the morphomet...

    Authors: Md Abu Hanif, Muhammad A. B. Siddik, Md Aminul Islam, Md Reaz Chaklader and Ashfaqun Nahar
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2019 80:53
  41. Serious damage of red palm weevil to date palm encourages its control by various measures. The present work was carried out to investigate the effects of some insecticides of different categories (Pyriproxyfen...

    Authors: Khalid Sh. Hamadah
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2019 80:52
  42. The present study was made to assess the effects of dietary Citrus sinensis peel extract on the growth performance, digestive enzyme activity, muscle biochemical compositions, profiles of fatty acid and amino aci...

    Authors: M. S. Shabana, M. Karthika and V. Ramasubramanian
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2019 80:51
  43. Marine animals are suspected to hold keys to counter several life-threatening diseases. Despite its vast biodiversity, the marine ecosystem is relatively unexplored for its therapeutic potential. This study wa...

    Authors: Mansi Baveja, Angshuman Sarkar, Sukanta Mondal, Jigni Pathan and Dibakar Chakrabarty
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2019 80:50
  44. Following publication of the original article (Ghais et al., 2019), it was noticed that Figures 2 and 3 were incomplete.

    Authors: Saif Al Ghais, Vibha Bhardwaj, Pramod Kumbhar and Omar Al Shehhi
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2019 80:49

    The original article was published in The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2019 80:32

  45. The potential toxicity of clove, Syzygium aromaticum, notwithstanding its beneficial health effect to human health remains a critical issue.

    Authors: Damola V. Akinwande, Joseph A. Adeyemi, Solomon T. Olawuyi, Busuyi K. Akinola and Chris O. Adedire
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2019 80:48
  46. Callosobruchus maculatus is an important insect pest of cowpea. The inhibitory effects of oil extract of Acalypha wilkesiana (Muell Arg.) leaves on antioxidant, neurotransmitter, and detoxifying enzyme in adult C...

    Authors: Mercy O. Oni, Olaniyi C. Ogungbite, Samuel O. Oguntuase, Olufemi S. Bamidele and Thomas I. Ofuya
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2019 80:47

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