African Journal of
Microbiology Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Microbiol. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0808
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJMR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 5233

Table of Content: 28 December, 2017; 11(48)

December 2017

Solanum paniculatum Linn: A potential antimicrobial agent against oral microorganisms

In Brazil, several species of potentially medicinal native plants exist, including Solanum paniculatum. This species is commonly known as “jurubeba” and belongs to the Solanaceae family, which is found in several regions in Brazil. It is widely used as a remedy for bronchitis, coughs, arthritis, jaundice, hepatitis, fever and stomach problems. The plant is believed to possess anti-viral, anti-cancer,...

Author(s): Maria Regina Macêdo-Costa , Pedro Henrique Sette-de-Souza , Shenia Eliane do Rego Carneiro , Julia Morais Fernandes , Silvana Maria Zucolotto Langassner , Maria do Socorro Vieira Pereira and  Kenio Costa Lima

December 2017

Genotyping of high-risk human papilloma virus (HR-HPV) and its role in cervical cancer among suspected women at reproductive age

One of the important causes of uterine and cervical malignancy and premalignancy lesions in human is the infection with papilloma virus, especially genotypes that belong to high-risk human papilloma virus (HR-HPV) group. The involvement of HPV DNA testing in an adjacent to cytological screening will be of positive impact in early discovery of cervical neoplasia among women at risk and will significantly minimize the...

Author(s): Moneira A. Mansour, Mogahid M. Elhassan, Faris M. Eltom, Hala M. Yousif, Hashim M. Missawi, Eshraga O. Mohamed, Ibrahim B. Elemam and Bahjat S. Farsi