Mona Abdel-Rahman

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A vesicourethral electromyographic study was carried out on 21 cats of both sexes with extracellular electrodes along with monitoring of contraction and relaxation of various parts of the bladder and urethra. No consistent electromyographic pattern of slow and fast waves was observed in the bladder and urethra either in any empty bladder or during filling(More)
The neuroprotective effect of Nigella sativa (NS) on amino acid neurotransmitters alteration in pentylenetetrazole (PTZ) and ciprofloxacin (CFX) treated rats in different brain regions was examined. The oral administration of NS induced an elevation in aspartate and glutamate contents, whereas the levels of GABA and glycine were decreased. Furthermore, the(More)
The cause of urinary retention during the phase of spinal shock is still uncertain. In the cat with intact spinal cord, reflex voiding shows a coordination between the longitudinal and circular urethral muscles, the detrusor and the periurethral striated muscles. After transection of the spinal cord in cervical and/or thoracic segments, 26 of 28 cats failed(More)
Respiratory infections by bacteria of the Burkholderia cepacia complex (Bcc) remain an important cause of morbidity and mortality among cystic fibrosis patients, highlighting the need for novel therapeutic strategies. In the present work we have studied the B. cenocepacia protein BCAL2958, a member of the OmpA-like family of proteins, demonstrated as highly(More)
The present study aims to evaluate the role of Curcuma longa (turmeric) methanolic extract against colon cancer-induced in rats. Forty male rats were classified into 5 groups as follows: Group (1) control. Groups from (2) to (5) intrarectally injected with N-methylnitrosourea in a dose of 2 mg dissolved in 0.5 ml water/rat three times weekly for five weeks(More)
The primary goal of the present study aimed to evaluate the prophylactic effect of Hypericum Perforatum L. extract on memory dysfunction induced by scopolamine in adult male albino rats (Rattus norvegicus Berkenout). Rats administered daily P.O Hypericum Perforatum L. extract (350 mg/kg) for two, four, eight weeks and the group of rats at the end of each(More)
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