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2015 - Volume 5 [Issue 4]



An Analysis In-vitro of the Cytotoxic, Antioxidant and Antimicrobial Activity of Aqueous and Alcoholic Extracts of Annona muricata L. Seed and Pulp


Rosa Raybaudi-Massilia1*, Alírica I. Suárez2, Francisco Arvelo3,4, Felipe Sojo3,4, Jonathan Mosqueda-Melgar1, Alexandra Zambrano1 and María I. Calderón-Gabaldón1

1Faculty of Science, Institute of Food Science and Technology, Central University of Venezuela, Postal code 1041-A, Postal zip 47097, Caracas, Venezuela.
2Faculty of Pharmacy, Laboratory of Natural Products, Central University of Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela.
3Faculty of Science, Institute of Experimental Biology, Central University of Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela.
4Foundation Institute for Advanced Studies, IDEA, Caracas, Venezuela.


Article Information
(1) Selvakumar Subbian, Laboratory of Mycobacterial Pathogenesis and Immunity, Public Health Research Institute (PHRI) at Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, Newark, USA.
(1) M.T.Boroushaki, Dept of Pharmacology, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran.
(2) George Saramma, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Botswana, Botswana.
(3) Anonymous, University of Niš, Serbia.
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[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 333-341

DOI : 10.9734/BJAST/2015/13587

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Radiological Hazards in Soil from the Bauxite Deposits Sites in Dschang Region of Cameroon


M. M. Ndontchueng1,2*, E. J. M. Nguelem1,2, O. Motapon2, R. L. Njinga1, A. Simo1, J. C. S. Guembou2 and B. Yimele1

1National Radiation Protection Agency of Cameroon, P.O.Box 33732, Yaounde, Cameroon.
2Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, University of Douala, P.O.Box 24157, Douala, Cameroon.


Article Information
(1) Vyacheslav O Vakhnenko, Division of Geodynamics of Explosion, Subbotin Institute of Geophysics, National Academy of Sciences of Ukrainian, Ukraine.
(1) Anonymous, Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria.
(2) Anonymous, Agricultural University, Plovdiv, Bulgaria.
(3) M A Saeed, Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.
Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/6644


[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 342-352

DOI : 10.9734/BJAST/2015/13352

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Comparative Chelate-assisted Phytoextraction ofHeavy Metals by Jatropha curcas, Jatropha gossypifolia and Jatropha multifida Cultivated onSoil Collected from Selected Dumpsites in Ekiti State, Nigeria


E. E. Awokunmi1*

1Department of Chemistry, Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti, Nigeria.


Article Information
(1) A. Ramesh Kumar, Central Ground Water Board, Ministry of Water Resources, India.
(1) Anonymous, Misurata University, Libya.
(2) Anonymous, Shakarim Semey State University, Kazakhstan.
(3) Anonymous, Agronomy Institute of Campinas, Research Center of sol and environmental resources, Sao Paulo- Brazil.
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[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 353-370

DOI : 10.9734/BJAST/2015/9363

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Nutritional Value and Sensorial Attributes of Tucum Paste


Nathália S. Flor1, Jerusa S. Andrade2,3* and Sidney A. N. Ferreira4

1National Institute of Amazonian Research, Agriculture in the Humid Tropics, Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil.
2Departament of Food Technology, National Institute of Amazonian Research, Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil.
3University of Nilton Lins, Coordination of Health Sciences, Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil.
4National Institute of Amazonian Research, Coordination of Biodiversity, Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil.


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(1) Ming-Chih Shih, Department of Health and Nutrition Science, Chinese Culture University, Taiwan.
(1) Anonymous, Forman Christian College, Pakistan.
(2) Anonymous, National University of Misiones – Argentina.
(3) Anonymous, Federal University of Alfenas, Brazil.
(4) Anonymous, Universidade Federal do Amazonas, Brazil.
(5) Anonymous, University of São Paulo, Brazil.
(6) Zdzisław E. Sikorski, Department of Food Chemistry, Technology, and Biotechnology, Gdańsk University of Technology, Gdańsk, Poland.
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[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 371-379

DOI : 10.9734/BJAST/2015/13160

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Three Fresh Plant Seeds as Natural Dye Sensitizers for Titanium Dioxide Based Dye Sensitized Solar Cells


Sofyan A. Taya1*, Hatem S. El-Ghamri1, Taher M. El-Agez1 and Monzir S. Abdel-Latif2

1Department of Physics, Islamic University of Gaza, Gaza, Palestinian Authority, Palestine.
2Department of Chemistry, Islamic University of Gaza, Gaza, Palestinian Authority, Palestine.


Article Information
(1) Mark Vimalan, Department of Physics, Syed Ammal Arts and Science College, India.
(1) B. Viswanathan, National Centre for Catalysis Research, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai 600 036, India.
(2) Anonymous, University of Patras, Greece.
(3) Anonymous, Kasetsart University Kamphaengsaen Campus, Thailand.
(4) Anonymous, Ain Shams University, Egypt.
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[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 380-386

DOI : 10.9734/BJAST/2015/13654

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Dynamic Characteristics of a Beam in an Existing Brick-concrete Structure


Jihui Ding1*, Weidong Guo1 and Xiaojuan Quan1

1College of Civil Engineering, Hebei University, Baoding, Hebei, China.


Article Information
(1) Grzegorz Golanski, Institute of Materials Engineering, Czestochowa University of Technology, Poland.
(2) Elena Lanchares Sancho, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain.
(3) Humberto Varum, Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto, Portugal.
(1) Anonymous, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece.
(2) Anonymous, Tafila Technical University, Jordan.
(3) Ali Eltom Hassaballa, Civil Engineering Department, Jazan University, Jazan, KSA.
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[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 387-395

DOI : 10.9734/BJAST/2015/12888

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Determination of Mineral Composition, Anti-microbial Activity and Anti-nutrient Screening of Cleome gynandra (Cat’s Whiskers)


M. E. Khan1*, U. D. Yakubu2 and D. Kubmarawa3

1Department of Chemistry Adamawa State University Mubi, P.M.B. 25 Mubi, Nigeria.
2Department of Science Laboratory Technology, Federal Polytechnic, Mubi Adamawa State, Nigeria.
3Department of Chemistry, Federal University of Technology, P.M.B.2076, Yola, Nigeria.


Article Information
(1) Valentina Tosato, Yeast Molecular Genetics Group, International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Italy.
(2) Deepak Pudasainee, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute for Technical Chemistry (ITC), Germany.
(1) Anonymous, China Agricultural University, China.
(2) Ioannis Roussis, University of Ioannina, Greece.
(3) Kin-Ying To, Agricultural Biotechnology Research Center, Institute of Bio Agricultural Sciences, Taiwan.
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[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 396-402

DOI : 10.9734/BJAST/2015/1572

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Medicine and Social Media – Ethical Challenges of the 21st Century


Ana Coelho1*, Viviana Macho1, Cristina Areias1 and Paula Macedo1

1Faculty of Dentistry of the University of Oporto, Portugal.


Article Information
(1) Artur Afonso Sousa, Department of Informatics, Polytechnic Institute of Viseu, Portugal.
(2) A.A. Hanafi-Bojd, Department of Medical Entomology & Vector Control, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran.
(3) Harry E. Ruda, Stan Meek Chair Professor in Nanotechnology, University of Toronto, Director, Centre for Advanced Nanotechnology, University of Toronto, Canada.
(4) Hui Li, School of Economics and Management, Zhejiang Normal University, China.
(1) Jari Jussila, Department of Information Management and Logistics, Tampere University of Technology, Finland.
(2) Anonymous, Tilburg University, Netherland.
(3) Anonymous, Georgetown University, USA.
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[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 403-408

DOI : 10.9734/BJAST/2015/12750

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In vitro Inhibition of Fusarium by Lactic Acid Bacteria (LAB): Implication of Yam Disease Control for Economic Growth in Nigeria


R. M. Omodamiro1*, P. C. Ojimelukwe2 and R. Asiedu3

1Department of Postharvest Technology Programme, National Root Crops Research Institute, Umudike, Nigeria.
2Department of Food Science and Technology, Micheal Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Nigeria.
3Yam Barn Unit, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Ibadan, Nigeria.


Article Information
(1) Ya-Mei Gao, College of Life Science and Technology, Heilongjiang Bayi Agricultural University, China.
(1) Anonymous, Saudi Arabia.
(2) Anonymous, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, Poland.
(3) Anonymous, Agriculture University, India.
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[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 409-416

DOI : 10.9734/BJAST/2015/12726

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Policy Article

Continental Application of Foamed Concrete Technology: Lessons for Infrastructural Development in Africa


Felix A. Oginni1*

1Department of Civil Engineering, Osun State University, P.M.B. 4494, Oshogbo, Nigeria.


Article Information
(1) Grzegorz Golanski, Institute of Materials Engineering, Czestochowa University of Technology, Poland.
(1) Mohamed A. Ismail, Architectural Engineering, Hanyang University, South Korea.
(2) Anonymous, Tlemcen University, Algeria.
(3) Alonge O. Richard, School of Housing, Building and Planning, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia.
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[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 417-424

DOI : 10.9734/BJAST/2015/13063

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