American Journal of Life Sciences

Volume 5, Issue 6, December 2017

  • Impact of Biofield Energy Treated (The Trivedi Effect®) Herbomineral Formulation on the Immune Biomarkers and Blood Related Parameters of Female Sprague Dawley Rats

    Mahendra Kumar Trivedi, Alice Branton, Dahryn Trivedi, Gopal Nayak, Aileen Carol Lee, Aksana Hancharuk, Carola Marina Sand, Debra Jane Schnitzer, Rudina Thanasi, Eileen Mary Meagher, Faith Ann Pyka, Gary Richard Gerber, Johanna Catharina Stromsnas, Judith Marian Shapiro, Laura Nelson Streicher, Lorraine Marie Hachfeld, Matthew Charles Hornung, Patricia M. Rowe, Sally Jean Henderson, Sheila Maureen Benson, Shirley Theresa Holmlund, Stephen Phillip Salters, Mayank Gangwar, Snehasis Jana

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 6, December 2017
    Pages: 150-159
    Received: 16 October 2017
    Accepted: 30 October 2017
    Published: 11 December 2017
    Abstract: The aim of the present study was to evaluate the immunomodulatory potential of Biofield Energy Treatment (The Trivedi Effect®) on a new proprietary compound composed of herbs and minerals (herbomineral formulation). The test formulation contains the mixture of the herbal root extract ashwagandha and the minerals (zinc, magnesium, and selenium). The... Show More
  • Construction and Functional Analysis of Luciferase Reporter Plasmid Containing CD25 Gene Promoter

    Yuan Xiang, Mei Wu, Jia-Peng Li, Zi-Jian Zhang, Zhou-Tong Dai, Feng Huang, Han-Han Li, Xing-Hua Liao

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 6, December 2017
    Pages: 160-163
    Received: 27 December 2017
    Published: 28 December 2017
    Abstract: CD25 is the alpha chain of IL-2R and IL-2R is distributed on the surface of activated T cells, B cells, and NK cell. The transcriptional factor CD25 plays an important role in the proliferation and differentiation of Treg cells. MKL-1 is also called MAL (megakaryocytic acute leukemia) and belongs to the Myocardin family which also includes MKL-2 (m... Show More
  • Incorporating Novel Ecosystems and Layered Landscapes for Ecological Restoration in Cities

    Valentin Schaefer

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 6, December 2017
    Pages: 164-169
    Received: 1 December 2017
    Accepted: 10 December 2017
    Published: 2 January 2018
    Abstract: Ecological restoration in cities is problematic. The natural environment is radically altered with large areas of impervious surfaces, invasive species and a parallel artificial infrastructure for transporting water, waste and energy. There are also competing goals to meet the needs of people as identified in Official Community Plans. Cities are no... Show More