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Toll like receptor 4 (TLR4) is one of the most pivotal pathogen recognition receptors (PRRs) in innate immune systems. In this study, we evaluate the expression of the TLR4 in patients with diabetes mellitus type 2 (DM2) in comparison to healthy controls. Expression of TLR4 in 32 human peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs) of patients with DM2 and 20(More)
Type 2 diabetes (T2D) is the most prevalent non—infectious disease and leads to several complications including nephropathy and retinopathy. The mechanisms and signaling molecules responsible for the development and progression of T2D, as well as its associated complications are yet to be identified. It would appear that genetic backgrounds and(More)
1.INTRODUCTION Herbal medicines are the major remedy in traditional medical systems from thousands of years and made a great contribution in maintaining human health and in preventing many infectious diseases(1). The recent reports of the medical community has confirmed that infection with Gram-negative bacteria is increasing because of the resistance of(More)
1.INTRODUCTION Medicinal plants are believed to be an important source of new chemical substances with potential therapeutic effects (Belmekki et al., 2013; Farnsworth, 1989). Plants are rich in a wide variety of secondary metabolites such as tannins, alkaloids and flavonoids, which have been found in vitro to have antimicrobial properties (Bajpai et al.,(More)
The present study investigates the anti-spermatogenic potential of ethanolic extract of Matricaria recutita a plant belonging to Asteraceae family. The effects of an ethanolic extract of the Matricaria recutita on spermatogenesis, histology of testis and level of testosterone were examined in control and experimental groups. Results showed that Matricaria(More)
1.INTRODUCTION Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a well known pathogen that causes nosocomial infections for the wide dissemination and antibiotic resistance, for these reasons treatment of infections caused by it is very difficult (1, 2). Achillea plants belonging to the Acteracee family that is native of Europe, North America, Australia and Southeast Asia (3).(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE In traditional medicine, herbal products still remain the principal source of pharmaceutical agents. The present study aimed to investigate the antifungal effects of Echinophora platyloba and Rosmarinus officinalis extracts on C. albicans species. MATERIALS AND METHODS :The aqueous and ethanolic leaf extracts of E. platyloba and R.(More)
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