American Journal of BioScience

Volume 5, Issue 3, May 2017

  • Characterization of Bromelain from Parts of Three Different Pineapple Varieties in Nigeria

    Omotoyinbo O. V., Sanni D. M.

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, May 2017
    Pages: 35-41
    Received: 16 December 2016
    Accepted: 29 December 2016
    Published: 17 April 2017
    Abstract: Bromelain was extracted from crown, flesh, core, and peel of some variant of Nigerian pineapple fruits in order to evaluate its amount and characteristics. Each part of pineapple after separation was weighed, blended, filtered and then filtrate was precipitated with ethanol and centrifuged. All extracts from each stage were collected and assayed fo... Show More
  • The Study of Biofield Energy Treatment Based Herbomineral Formulation in Skin Health and Function

    Johanne Dodon, Mahendra Kumar Trivedi, Alice Branton, Dahryn Trivedi, Gopal Nayak, Mayank Gangwar, Snehasis Jana

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, May 2017
    Pages: 42-53
    Received: 30 March 2017
    Accepted: 19 April 2017
    Published: 9 May 2017
    Abstract: The aim of the study was to evaluate the effect of the The Trivedi Effect®- Consciousness Energy Healing Treatment based new proprietary herbomineral formulation and cell medium (DMEM) on various skin health parameters using HFF-1, HaCaT, and B16-F10 cell lines. It contained minerals (zinc chloride, sodium selenate, and sodium molybdate), L-ascorbi... Show More
  • Effects of Aqueous Stem Extract of Achyranthes aspera on Bitis arietans Venom Protease and Phospholipase A2 Activity

    Hope Chinyere Nwune, Mohammed Adamu Milala, Hassan Zanna

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, May 2017
    Pages: 54-58
    Received: 16 February 2017
    Accepted: 27 March 2017
    Published: 27 May 2017
    Abstract: Aqueous stem extract of Achyranthes aspera was investigated for inhibitory activity against Bitis arietans venom protease and phospholipase A2 activity. The elemental analysis and phytochemical screening of the plant extract were carried out. The activities of protease and phospholipase A2 (Vo) of the crude Bitis arietans venom was determined and t... Show More