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September-December 2016| Vol 15| Issue 3

Review Article

Synthetic approaches and potential bioactivity of different functionalized quinazoline and quinazolinone scaffolds

Drug discovery and optimization constitutes one of the most important targets in medicinal chemistry. Because of their wide bioactivity spectra, nitrogen-containing heterocycles have received signific...

Original Article

Fixed dose combination of targeted release paediatric dry syrup containing ofloxacin and ornidazole using natural polymers: formulation and characterization

Background Tablets and capsules are difficult to swallow for children. Therefore, liquid formulations are preferred for administration to children. Most of the drugs have bitter taste and chil...

Original Article

Evaluation of Egyptian pomegranate cultivars for antioxidant activity, phenolic and flavonoid contents

Aim The aim of the present study was to evaluate total phenolic and flavonoid contents as well as antioxidant activity of the peel, juice and seed extracts of pomegranate fruit from different ...

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Dissolution rate enhancement of irbesartan and development of fast-dissolving tablets

Objective The objective of the present investigation was to enhance the solubility and dissolution rate of poorly soluble drug irbesartan by preparing it as solid dispersions and formulating i...

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Optimization of the production and characterization of milk-clotting enzyme from Bacillus subtilis isolated from marine sponge

Background and objectives Milk-clotting enzyme (MCE) has important applications in the dairy industry and in the cheese-manufacturing process. Because of the increase in cheese consumption and...

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