Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Volume 2, Issue 5, September 2017

  • Assessment of Nutritional Status Using Anthropometric Methods: A Study of Rural and Urban Primary Children in Coastal Belt of Bangladesh

    Md. Sagirul Islam Majumder, Hedaytul Islam, Munnaf Hossen, Jashim Uddin, Irteja Hasan, Md. Abdur Rouf Talukder, Md. Apu Sarowar, Mustafizur Rahman, Israt Sultana

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 5, September 2017
    Pages: 54-59
    Received: 30 April 2017
    Accepted: 12 June 2017
    Published: 30 September 2017
    Abstract: This study deals with the assessment of nutritional status of rural and urban primary school going children in coastal belt of Bangladesh. Anthropometric data were collected from anthropological survey among 200 participants of twenty primary schools. Ten of these were from urban area and ten were from rural area and equal percentages of participan... Show More
  • Chemical Composition and Antimicrobial Activity of Essential Oil of Mentha viridis

    Osman Yahia Balla, Mahmoud Mohamed Ali, Mohamed Ismail Garbi, Ahmed Saeed Kabbashi

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 5, September 2017
    Pages: 60-66
    Received: 22 August 2017
    Accepted: 12 September 2017
    Published: 17 October 2017
    Abstract: The study was aimed to investigate essential oil chemical composition and antimicrobial activities of essential oils extracted from leaves of Mentha viridis. The oil was extracted by hydrodistillation method and analyzed by Gas chromatography–mass spectrometry (GC–MS), to determine the chemical composition of the volatile fraction and identify thei... Show More