Brazilian Journal of Biological Sciences (ISSN 2358-2731)

Home Archive v. 3, n. 5 (2016)


Vol. 3, No. 5 - Jun. 30, 2016


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Ronilson José da Paz 1-2
DOI: 10.21472/bjbs.030500


A review on bioenergy and biofuels: sources and their production

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Ubaid Rasool and S. Hemalatha 3-21
DOI: 10.21472/bjbs.030501

Promoting civic engagement with neglected tropical disease education

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Kevin M. Bonney 23-26
DOI: 10.21472/bjbs.030502

Original research

Phytochemistry and microscopy of African mistletoes Tapinanthus dodoneifolius (DC.) Danser (Magnoliopsida: Loranthaceae) from guava, rubber and orange host trees

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MacDonald Idu, Oghale Ovuakporie-Uvo and Martin John Nwaokolo

DOI: 10.21472/bjbs.030503

Bio-efficacy of Clerodendrum capitatum (Willd) (Magnoliopsida: Lamiaceae) against Dermestes maculatus De Geer, 1774 (Coleoptera: Dermestidae) larvae infestation on smoked catfish Claria gariepinus (Burchell, 1822) (Actinopterygii: Clariidae) 114 KB
Jacobs Mobolade Adesina, Adeolu Rufus Jose and Yallappa Rajashekar

DOI: 10.21472/bjbs.030504

Inventory in situ of plant resources used as fuel in the Semiarid Region of Northeast Brazil

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Gleicy Deise Santos Lima, José Ribamar de Farias Lima, Núbia da Silva, Rodrigo Silva de Oliveira and Reinaldo Farias Paiva Lucena

DOI: 10.21472/bjbs.030505

An ethnobotanical note on wild edible plants of Upper Eastern Himalaya, India

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G. Murtem and Pradeep Chaudhry

DOI: 10.21472/bjbs.030506

Relative importance of medicinal plants in the Semi-Arid Region of Paraíba: a case study in the Municipality of Congo (Paraíba, Northeast Brazil)

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André dos Santos Souza, Adriana Paula Braz de Souza and Reinaldo Farias Paiva Lucena

DOI: 10.21472/bjbs.030507

Differences in host-infection patterns of clinostomatids (Clinostomatidae) in human disturbed aquatic ecosystems against undisturbed lake

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Paul Chinedu Echi and Mary Omeagu Ojebe

DOI: 10.21472/bjbs.030508

The occurrence of heterophyid metacercariae in a stream linked aquatic reservoirs, Southeast Nigeria

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Paul Chinedu Echi, Victoria Chimuanya Ezeala and Henry Maduka Godfrey Ezenwaji

DOI: 10.21472/bjbs.030509

Differential size-biased parasitism between Polyacanthorhynchus nigerianus (nomen nudum) and Polyacanthorhynchus echiyensis (nomen nudum) (Acanthocephala: Polyacanthocephala)

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Paul Chinedu Echi, George Sanil and Kumar Suresh

DOI: 10.21472/bjbs.030510

Impact of unilateral eyestalk ablation on major biochemical parameters of muscle of the freshwater crab Travancoriana schirnerae Bott, 1969 (Decapoda: Gecarcinucidae)

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Latha Nadkandi Padmanabhan and Sudha Devi Arath Raghavan

DOI: 10.21472/bjbs.030511

Honey ameliorates ampiclox-induced testicular damage in male Wistar rats Rattus norvegicus (Berkenhout, 1769) (Rodentia: Muridae)

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Eweoya Olugbenga Olawale, Emmanuel Betty and Ajayi Abayomi

DOI: 10.21472/bjbs.030512

Withdrawn: Hepatoprotective effects of Tribulus terrestris L. (Zygophyllales: Zygophyllaceae) hydro-alcholic extract on non-alcoholic fatty liver-induced rats

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Fatemeh Almasi, Mozafar Khazaei, Shima Chehrei and Ali Ghanbari

DOI: 10.21472/bjbs.030513

Effect of adding L-carnitine and Protexin® probiotic on performance and some blood parameters of ostrich chickens

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Rozbeh Fallah and Enayat Mirzaei

DOI: 10.21472/bjbs.030514

Fluvial biofilm responses to joint changes in nutrients, temperature, turbidity and water velocity: an ex situ experiment

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Joaquín Cochero and Nora Gómez

DOI: 10.21472/bjbs.030515

Impact of various factors on in vitro investigation of rare mangrove species Sonneratia apetala Buch.-Ham. (Myrtales: Lythraceae) and Suaeda maritima (L.) Dumort. (Caryophyllales: Amaranthaceae)

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Abdul Kader, Sankar Narayan Sinha and Parthadeb Ghosh

DOI: 10.21472/bjbs.030516

Study the influence of nitrogen on rennin production by fungi Rhizomucor miehei using solid-state fermentation

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Houthail Al-Ahmad Al-Jammas, Hassan Al-Fathi, Walid Al-Khalaf and Anton Taifor

DOI: 10.21472/bjbs.030517

Screening, isolation and identification of microorganisms from petrochemical contaminated environment

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Solomon Oluwole Oladeji and Kehinde Abraham Odelade

DOI: 10.21472/bjbs.030518

Mass spectroscopic and phytochemical screening of phenolic compounds in the leaf extract of Senna alata (L.) Roxb. (Fabales: Fabaceae)

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Solomon Oluwole Oladeji, Funmilayo Enitan Adelowo and Kehinde Abraham Odelade

DOI: 10.21472/bjbs.030519

Short communication

Thin-layer chromatographic analysis of flavonoids and total phenolics in methanolic and ethanolic extracts of Senna alata (L.) Roxb. (Fabales: Fabaceae)

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Solomon Oluwole Oladeji

DOI: 10.21472/bjbs.030520

Withdrawn: Rubenstein-Taybi Syndrome with bilateral absence of patella: a case report

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Sedigheh Ganji-Harsini, Sepide Seydi, Ali Ghanbari, Mostafa Sedighi, Mazyar Khazali and Mahsa Falahi

DOI: 10.21472/bjbs.030521

Diagnostic mistake and wrong treatment of cutaneous myiasis by Cochliomyia hominivorax (Coquerel) (Diptera: Calliphoridae)

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José Henry Osorio

DOI: 10.21472/bjbs.030522

New digenetic trematode parasite Masenia lucknowensis sp. nov. (Trematoda: Maseniidae) from fresh water fishes of Uttar Pradesh (India)

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Satish Chandra and A. M. Saxena

DOI: 10.21472/bjbs.030523