Evaluation of the Proposed Inhibitory Effect of the Aqueous Stem-Bark Extract of Ficus exasperata on Uterine Preparations in vitro

  title={Evaluation of the Proposed Inhibitory Effect of the Aqueous Stem-Bark Extract of Ficus exasperata on Uterine Preparations in vitro},
  author={Enitome Evi Bafor and M. Nwiko and E. Kelly Inanemo Omogbai and Raymond I. Ozolua and Zuleikha A. M. Nworgu},
  journal={International Journal of Pharmacology},
Synergistic Pharmacological Effect of Leaf Extracts of Ficus exasperata and Telfeira occidentalis on Chloramphenicol - Induced Anaemia in Wistar Rats
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Use of Bark and Leaf Extracts of Ficus exasperata L. as an Environmental Friendly Organic Insecticide in the Control of Insects in Eggplant
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Reproductive Toxicological Evaluation of Ficus exasperata Ethanolic Extract in Male Albino Rats
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Heavy metal analysis and effect of the crude extract of the leaves of Brysocarpus coccineus and Ficus exasperata on some pathogenic organisms
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The management of preterm labor.
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Studies on the gastrointestinal properties of Ficus exasperata
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Comparison of binding affinity of oxytocin antagonists to human and rat uterine oxytocin receptors and their correlation to the rat uterine oxytocic bioassay.
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