Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Volume 6, Issue 2, June 2021

  • Heat Shock Protein 70 (HSP70) Protein-Protein Interactions and a Putative Mechanism for the Potential Benefits of Heat Therapy for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

    Magellan Guewo-Fokeng, Eugene Sobngwi, Barbara Atogho-Tiedeu, Jean-Claude Mbanya, Wilfred Mbacham

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, June 2021
    Pages: 19-24
    Received: 4 March 2021
    Accepted: 22 March 2021
    Published: 8 May 2021
    Abstract: The use of heat therapy to treat diseases was very common in Africa. To date, the number of people using this form of therapy is very much on the decrease. Data on the molecular action mechanisms of how it might induce beneficial effects remain unknown. The aim of the present study was to make a contribution towards understanding the putative impli... Show More
  • An in vivo Evaluation of Antihyperlipidaemic Activity of Ethanolic Extract of Amaranthus spinosus Leaves on Dexamethasone Induced Hyperlipidaemic Rats

    Raphael Dzinyela, Emmanuel Kwesi Asomaning, Abdul-Nasir Abdul-Baasit, Abdul Razak Alhassan, Ali Movahedi

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, June 2021
    Pages: 25-34
    Received: 17 June 2021
    Accepted: 26 June 2021
    Published: 30 June 2021
    Abstract: Natural products derived from plants play a vital part in preventing or treating various diseases or disorders in humans. Hyperlipidemia is one of the main pathological features of diseases affecting the circulatory system and diabetes mellitus. Presently available lipid-lowering drugs have been linked with some side effects. Herbal treatment for h... Show More