American Journal of BioScience

Volume 4, Issue 6, November 2016

  • Effect of Biofield Energy Healing Based Herbomineral Formulation on Pro-inflammatory Cytokines Expression in Biofield Treated Mouse Splenocyte Cells: Impact of the Trivedi Effect®

    Mahendra Kumar Trivedi, Alice Branton, Dahryn Trivedi, Gopal Nayak, Barry Dean Wellborn, Deborah Lea Smith, Dezi Ann Koster, Elizabeth Patric, Jagdish Singh, Kathleen Starr Vagt, Krista Joanne Callas, Olga Mirgalijeva, Sambhu Charan Mondal, Snehasis Jana

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 6, November 2016
    Pages: 74-83
    Received: 24 November 2016
    Accepted: 2 December 2016
    Published: 20 December 2016
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajbio.20160406.11
    Abstract: A proprietary herbomineral formulation was formulated with four ingredients; a mixture of the minerals (zinc, magnesium, and selenium) and the herbal root extract ashwagandha. The aim of the study was to evaluate the immunomodulatory potential of Biofield Energy Healing (The Trivedi Effect®) on the herbomineral formulation in splenocyte cells, whic... Show More
  • Combining Ability and Heterosis in Maize (Zea mays L.)

    Mohammad Quamrul Islam Matin, Md. Golam Rasul, A. K. M. Aminul Islam, M. A. Khaleque Mian, Nasrin Akter Ivy, Jalal Uddin Ahmed

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 6, November 2016
    Pages: 84-90
    Received: 15 November 2016
    Accepted: 28 November 2016
    Published: 7 January 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajbio.20160406.12
    Abstract: Combining ability for growth parameter and yield components were evaluated in a 7×7 diallel fashion in maize at the research farm of Plant Breeding Division, Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI), Joydebpur, Gazipur during Rabi season 2013-14 to determine the general combining ability and specific combining ability of parents and the cr... Show More