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Portulaca oleracea L v. sativa (family: Portulacaceae) is a warm-climate annual, cultivated in the Arabian peninsula and used traditionally for alleviating pain and swelling. It was observed that a 10% ethanolic extract of this plant produced restriction of movement in animals during the routine screening studies. Therefore the effects of the extract on the(More)
Many ethnic groups have used different species of Portulaca oleracea L., a member of the Family Portulacaceae, as vegetable and also herbal medicine against several diseases for many centuries. A review of the records in both folkloric and scientific literature indicates that Portulaca has many medicinal uses. After our previous preliminary screening of(More)
INTRODUCTION Albumin and α1-acid glycoprotein (AGP) are two of the most abundant proteins found in plasma. Their effect on the pharmacokinetic profile of exogenous compounds has major implications to clinical practice. Recent exploration into their possible role as diagnostic markers underlines their significance, and provides highlights their potential in(More)
In the present study, a 10% ethanolic extract of Caralluma arabica at the doses of 200 and 400 mg/kg was evaluated for the antinociceptive activity using the hot plate and acetic acid induced abdominal constrictions in mice and tail flick method in rats. Oral and topical application of C. arabica extract was assessed in the present study for(More)
Myasthenia gravis is very rare autoimmune disease of neuromuscular junction, which presents as a weakness and increased fatiquability of striated muscles. Formerly, myasthenia was largely constraining disease and often ended by death. Recently, advanced diagnostic methods and variety of therapeutic options allow the full compensation of the disease and the(More)
Enzootic ataxia of newborn domestic ruminants and particularly of small ruminants is a widespread disease often observed in East Africa. It is characterised by very low blood copper levels and sometimes by histological lesions characteristic of a severe copper deficiency. This disease observed and described by various authors in Kenya, Ethiopia and Djibouti(More)
Residue study was performed on several insecticides which could contaminate local Egyptian beans. The effect of storage periods and various processing steps on lowering the residues of malathion and pirimiphos methyl in treated seeds and their processed products were investigated. The data indicated that malathion and pirimiphos methyl persisted for more(More)
Neuritic plaques, which are situated in the brain of Alzheimer's disease (AD) patients, are composed mainly of peptides containing 40 or 42 amino acid residues known as ß-amyloid plaques (Aß). The Aß peptide is the result of the enzymatic cleavage of the amyloid precursor protein (APP). In the so-called amyloidogenic pathway, the ß-secretase enzyme releases(More)
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