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October-December 2019| Vol 18| Issue 4

Review Article

Fomitopsis officinalis mushroom: ancient gold mine of functional components and biological activities for modern medicine

Polypore mushrooms have been used medicinally for thousands of years. Agarikon (Fomitopsis officinalis) is a medicinal polypore mushroom containing a host of pharmacologically active compounds ...

Review Article

Metabolomics applications in disease diagnosis, treatment, and drug discovery

Metabolomics-based discovery has an important role in disease diagnosis, discovery of drug, and treatment expansion. This tool is a novel biomarker that can provide a biochemical insight into disease ...

Original Article

Effect of lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) aqueous extract on streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats

Background Lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) has a significant role in curing diseases and maintaining health through its antioxidant capacity. The aim of this study was to evaluate antid...

Original Article

Comparative antibacterial study between bioactive glasses and vancomycin hydrochloride against Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli, and Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Background This work targets the comparison of the antibacterial activity of different bioactive glasses as particles and those coating the surface of 316 l stainless steel sheet, with that of ...

Original Article

Anti-urolithiatic activity of Solanum nigrum hydroalcoholic extract in ethylene glycol-induced urolithiasis in rats

Background and objectives Urolithiasis is a growing public health problem. Asymptomatic kidney stones are kept under observation. The aim of this study was to explore the anti-urolithiatic acti...

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