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April-June 2020| Vol 19| Issue 2

Review Article

Metformin: a review on its ethnobotanical source and versatile uses

At present metformin is the core for the management of type-2 diabetes mellitus. The key clue of metformin as a hypoglycemic drug was collected from the traditional utilization of Galega officinali...

Original Article

Anticancer activity of nanoencapsulated ginger in whey proteins against human tumor cell lines

Background and objective Zingiber officinaleis, known as ginger, has been used in Arabic traditional medicine for its immense pharmacological effects. Encapsulation of the bioactive comp...

Original Article

Evaluation of the productivity of Cyperus esculentus L. cultivated in different phytogeographical locations in Egypt (ex-situ conservation) and its anti-oxidant activity

Background and objectives The conservation and management of threatened and endangered species is a tremendous challenge that must be addressed to achieve the goal of halting the loss of plant ...

Original Article

Production and immobilization of invertase from Penicillium sp. using orange peel waste as substrate

Background and objective Invertases represent a group of industrially important enzymes that catalyze the breakdown of sucrose into fructose and glucose. The objective of the present work was t...

Original Article

Synthesis, antioxidant, anticoagulant, and fibrinolytic activities of new isatin derivative

Background Isatin as a product was first obtained from the oxidation of indigo dye by nitric acid and chromic acids by Otto Linné Erdman and Auguste Laurent in 1841. Objective This...

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