Journal of Drug Design and Medicinal Chemistry

Volume 9, Issue 1, March 2023

  • Insecticides Susceptibility of Malaria Vectors in Okitipupa, Ondo State, Nigeria Using WHO Susceptibility Test

    Owolabi Dorcas Olasimbo, Ayankoya Taiwo Agnes

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, March 2023
    Pages: 1-6
    Received: 11 October 2022
    Accepted: 28 November 2022
    Published: 31 March 2023
    Abstract: Pyrethroid insecticides are recommended for use in long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) and indoor residual spraying (IRS) due to their low mammalian toxicity and fast action. Currently pyrethroid resistance has been reported in western and eastern Africa, therefore monitoring resistance is important in all malaria endemic countries. The overall ... Show More
  • Free Radical Scavenging Activity of Alkaloid and Flavonoid Fractions of Kalanchoe pinnata Leaves

    Taofik Olatunde Uthman, Rabiat Yetunde Salman, Ismail Abubakar Lamorde

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, March 2023
    Pages: 7-15
    Received: 12 May 2023
    Accepted: 29 May 2023
    Published: 10 June 2023
    Abstract: Kalanchoe pinnata is an important medicinal plant in Nigeria with numerous pharmacological activities. The present study investigates the antioxidant activity of alkaloid and flavonoid fractions of Kalanchoe pinnata leaves. Proximate and phytochemical analyses of the plant were conducted followed by evaluation of the antioxidant activity of the alk... Show More