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Phytochemical screening and antibacterial activities of Vernonia ambigua, Vernonia blumeoides and Vernonia oocephala (Asteraceae).
Some Vernonia species (Vernonia ambigua, Vernonia blumeoides and Vernonia oocephala) used in Northern Nigerian traditional medicine, were subjected to phytochemical screening using standardExpand
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Evaluation of antioxidant activity of leave extract of Bauhinia rufescens Lam. (Caesalpiniaceae)
used in Northern Nigerian traditional medicine, was carried out using 1, 1-diphenyl-2-picrylhydrazyl radical (DPPH) and reducing power assay on the methanolic extract of the leaves. The results ofExpand
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Senna occidentalis leaf extract possesses antitrypanosomal activity and ameliorates the trypanosome-induced anemia and organ damage
The in vitro and in vivo antitrypanosomal effects of the ethanol extract of Senna occidentalis leaf were investigated. The crude extract exhibited an in vitro activity against Trypanosoma bruceiExpand
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Free radical scavenging and total antioxidant capacity of root extracts of Anchomanes difformis Engl. (Araceae).
Antioxidants activities from plants sources have attracted a wide range of interest across the world in recent times. This is due to growing concern for safe and alternative sources of antioxidants.Expand
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Lactone-rich fraction from Vernoniablumeoides: antitrypanosomal activity and alleviation of the parasite-induced anemia and organ damage
The anti-Trypanosoma brucei brucei activity in vitro and in vivo of a lactone-rich fraction of Vernonia blumeoides leaves (VBLF) and its potential in alleviating trypanosome-induced anemia and organExpand
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Preliminary phytochemical screening and antioxidant activity of leave extract of Albizia chevalieri harms (Leguminoseae-Mimosoideae).
Antioxidant evaluation of Albizia chevalieri used in Northern Nigerian traditional medicine, was carried out using the free radical scavenging activity of the 1, 1-diphenyl-2-picrylhydrazyl radicalExpand
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ACTIVITY OF PLANT EXTRACTS USED IN NORTHERN NIGERIAN TRADITIONAL MEDICINE AGAINST METHICILLIN-RESISTANT STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS (MRSA)
The crude alcohol extracts obtained from 12 medicinal plants used in Northern Nigerian traditional medicine for the treatment of various infectious diseases, were evaluated for potentialExpand
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Anti-trypanosomal activity of African medicinal plants: a review update.
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE African trypanosomiasis is one of the neglected tropical diseases caused by different species of trypanosomes that affect both human and livestock with devastatingExpand
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Sesquiterpene lactones from the aerial parts of Vernonia blumeoides growing in Nigeria.
Four eudesmanolide sesquiterpene lactones (1-4) were isolated from the aerial parts of Vernonia blumeoides used in Nigerian ethnomedicine for the treatment of diarrhea and malaria. Compound 1Expand
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Partial Characterization of Protease from the Leaves of Jatropha curcas
The crucial roles of proteases in food and other industries stimulate research to find additional sources of the enzyme especially from non-conventional sources. In this study, protease was partiallyExpand
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