In this issue Dave Elder discusses issues around the manufacture of film coatings and Adeyinka Aina and colleagues consider the potential medicinal uses and efficacy of the flavonoids epigallocatechin and epicatechin, which can be extracted from the Spondias mombin plant.
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Plants that have known medicinal properties are plentiful in Africa, and primary healthcare in the developing world has, since ancient times, relied heavily on their cultivation and use. Increasingly, too, the uses and effects of medicinal plants are becoming of interest globally.
4 May 2016 | By Osuntokun Oludare Temitope and Ogunleye Adewale Joseph, Adekunle Ajasin University
The aetiology of tumours is attributed to changes in many internal (molecular) factors, most of which include mutations in several regulatory mechanisms and the loss of cell differentiation. Human isoforms of the p53 protein play a key role in maintaining genetic stability, functioning as active tumour suppressors. However, a mutation…
1 July 2015 | By Victoria White
St John’s Wort, a herbal medicine used in the treatment of depression, has been found to cause the same adverse reactions as prescription antidepressants...