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Mycoflora and Aflatoxins in Soil, Eggshells, and Failed Eggs of Chelonia mydas at Ras Al-Jinz, Oman
ABSTRACT Eight genera and 14 species of fungi were isolated from soil and eggshells samples collected from the nesting site of the green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) at Ras Al Jinz Reserve, Oman. TheExpand
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First report of Albizia lebbeck dieback caused by Scytalidium dimidiatum in Oman
Over 200 Albizia lebbeck trees at Sultan Qaboos University campus wilted and died. The symptoms were dieback of large branches due to infection by Scytalidium dimidiatum. The fungus has also infectedExpand
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Effects of pesticide temephos on the gills of Aphanius dispar (Pisces: Cyprinodontidae).
The changes in the behavior of Aphanius dispar, a cyprinodont fish when exposed to different concentrations of temephos, an organophosphorus pesticide widely used to control mosquito larvae inExpand
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Effect of deltamethrin on the gills of Aphanius dispar: a microscopic study.
Aphanius dispar, a freshwater fish (mean total length±sd, 3.42±0.33 cm) was exposed to different concentrations of deltamethrin (2.25, 2.50 and 3.00 μg L(-1)), an insecticide used to control DubasExpand
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Ultrastructural features and elemental distribution in eggshell during pre and post hatching periods in the green turtle, Chelonia mydas at Ras Al-Hadd, Oman.
Eggshells were randomly collected from turtle nests immediately after oviposition and at the end of incubation to examine the ultrastructural features using scanning JSM-5600LV microscopy. ThreeExpand
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Protective Effects of Antioxidants in Huntington’s Disease: an Extensive Review
Huntington’s disease (HD) is a hereditary neurodegenerative disease of the central nervous system (CNS). Onset of HD occurs between the ages of 30 and 50 years, although few cases are reported amongExpand
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Immunohistological Insight into the Correlation between Neuropilin-1 and Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition Markers in Epithelial Ovarian Cancer
The mechanism by which neuropilin-1 (NRP-1) induces malignancy in Epithelial Ovarian Cancer (EOC) is still unknown. This study is the first to demonstrate the relationship between NRP-1 expressionExpand
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Analysis of Tobacco-Specific Nitrosamines in the Common Smokeless Tobacco Afzal in Oman.
OBJECTIVES There is a lack of awareness regarding the carcinogenicity of Afzal, an illegal smokeless tobacco product (STP) widely used among the Omani youth. Previous research has shown that certainExpand
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Embryonic and larval staging of the Arabian Toad, Bufo arabicus (Amphibia: Bufonidae)
Abstract The development of Bufo arabicus, is described here from the zygote to the newly metamorphosed toadlet. The ontogeny of B. arabicus is arranged into successive stages numbered 1–45. TheseExpand
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Partial development of the steroidogenic ultrastructural features in degenerative corpora lutea after a single injection of pituitary extract in the Western painted turtle (Chrysemys picta).
Pituitary glands were removed from sexually mature female turtles (Chrysemys picta) and they were injected intraperitoneally (i.p.) into other mature females of the same species (experimental). InExpand
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