Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Volume 1, Issue 3, November 2016

  • Antimicrobial Potentials of Parkia clappertoniana Jacq, Boswellia dalzielli Hutch and Carica papaya L. Ethanolic Extract on Multi- drug Resistant Diarrheal salmonallae and shigellae Bacteria

    Maryam Sani Lawal, Abdulsalami Mohammed Sani, Denwe Samuel Dangmwan, Usman Yahaya

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 3, November 2016
    Pages: 27-33
    Received: 9 September 2016
    Accepted: 22 September 2016
    Published: 14 October 2016
    DOI: 10.11648/j.bmb.20160103.11
    Abstract: Medicinal plants constitute the major component of traditional medicine practiced worldwide due to the economic viability, accessibility, and ancestral experience. Three medicinal plants (Boswelllia dalzielli Hutch, Carica papaya L. and Parkia clappertoniana Jacq) used locally in diarrheal treatment were investigated. This study was carried on isol... Show More
  • Kinetic Resolution of (R,S)-1-chloro-3-(1-naphthyloxy) -2-Propanol in an Immobilized Lipase Bioreactor

    Fang-Di Cong, Jie Kang, Wu-Dan Bi, Tao Li, Ping Li

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 3, November 2016
    Pages: 34-38
    Received: 30 October 2016
    Accepted: 15 November 2016
    Published: 14 December 2016
    DOI: 10.11648/j.bmb.20160103.12
    Abstract: A bioreactor with Pseudomonas cepacia lipase (PCL) immobilized on the inner wall was conveniently prepared by adding lipase powder and the right amount of water to a conical flask and keeping it with mouth open in an incubator shaker at 37°C and 170 rpm for more than 10 h. The bioreactor was employed on resolution of (R, S)-1-chloro-3-(1-naphthylox... Show More
  • Loss of Pigments and Higher Methylglyoxal Contents in Leaves of Maize Seedlings Under Salinity Are Associated with Saline Susceptibility

    Nusrat Jahan Methela, Abul Kashem Chowdhury, Tanjina Islam, Mohammad Amiruzzaman, Md. Motiar Rohman

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 3, November 2016
    Pages: 39-43
    Received: 30 November 2016
    Accepted: 28 December 2016
    Published: 23 January 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.bmb.20160103.13
    Abstract: Salinity is the most detrimental stress which impairs the growth and development of plants. Seven days old seedlings of two contrast genotypes of maize (Zea mays L.), two tolerant genotypes (9120 and Super Gold) and two susceptible genotypes (Pacific 984 and PS999), were subjected to 12 dSm-1 salinity stress for five days and contents of chlorophyl... Show More