Mohammed Musa Suleiman

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Xylopia aethiopica A. Rich (X. aethiopica; Annonaceae) is used commonly in Nigeria by traditional herbalists and pastoralists to control gastrointestinal helminth parasites. The anthelmintic effect of the crude methanol extract was evaluated in rats experimentally infected with the rat hookworm Nippostrongylus brasiliensis. Thirtyfi ve rats were each(More)
AIM OF THE STUDY To investigate the antidiarrhoeal properties of the stem-bark extract of Annona senegalensis, using both in vivo and in vitro models. MATERIALS AND METHODS Swiss albino mice were used to investigate the acute oral toxicity of the extract. The extract was administered orally to mice fed with charcoal meal in order to investigate intestinal(More)
BACKGROUND The poultry industry due to intensive methods of farming is burdened with losses from numerous infectious agents, of which one is the fungus Aspergillus fumigatus. In a preliminary study, the extracts of Loxostylis alata A. Spreng, ex Rchb. showed good activity in vitro against A. fumigatus with a minimum inhibitory concentration of 0.07 mg/ml.(More)
The antioxidant, antiplatelet, and cytoxoxic effects of seven South African plant extracts, namely, Combretum vendae A.E. van Wyk (Combretaceae), Commiphora harveyi (Engl.) Engl. (Burseraceae), Khaya anthotheca (Welm.) C.DC (Meliaceae), Kirkia wilmsii Engl. (Kirkiaceae), Loxostylis alata A. Spreng. ex Rchb. (Anacardiaceae), Ochna natalitia (Meisn.) Walp.(More)
Antioxidant properties of three different medicinal plant extracts from northern Nigeria were evaluated using the traditional qualitative 2,2, diphenyl-picrylhydrazyl (DPPH) method and a new 3-(4,5-dimethylthiazole-2-yl)-2,5-diphenyltetrazolium bromide (MTT) microdilution method described here. The results were in agreement. It is a simple, rapid and(More)
SuleIMan, M. M., I. O. ROManuS, S. YuSuf: Gastroprotective effect of the crude methanol extract of Terminalia avicennioides in rats. Vet. arhiv 77, 345-354, 2007. aBSTRaCT The effect of different doses of methanol extract of terminalia avicennioides (Combretaceae) on acute mucosal damage induced by 0.6 M HCl and on mucus production in the stomach of rats(More)
A serological survey for the detection of antibodies to Mycoplasma bovis was conducted in Adamawa State, Nigeria during the year 2012. A total of 400 serum samples were collected from three local government areas (LGA) namely Yola (n=140), Mubi (n=130) and Ganye (n=130), and the samples were examined for the presence of M. bovis antibodies using BIO-X M.(More)
Annona senegalensis Pers. (Annonaceae) is a plant widely used in ethnomedicine medicine (EM) for controlling and treating inflammatory conditions and pain. In this study, the analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties of the methanol stem-bark extract of A. senegalensis was evaluated using laboratory animal models. Analgesic activity of the extract was(More)
Gastrointestinal nematode infections pose a major threat to small ruminant production. is a helminth parasite that feeds on blood of small ruminant animals and causes anaemia, anorexia, loss of condition, and eventual death of the host animal. The parasite is particularly found in tropical and subtropical regions worldwide [1]. In Nigeria and most(More)
Citrus aurantifolia (Rutaceae) is commonly known as Lime orange. The plant is widely used in African and Asian traditional medicine. This present study was aimed at evaluating the in vivo anthelmintic activity of the extracts of C. aurantifolia fruit peel against Heligmosomoides bakeri (nematode) as a model. The crude methanol extract (CME) was partitioned(More)