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  1. As in many countries worldwide, due to the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown, higher institutions in Nigeria closed in March 2020 and only began reopening in October of the same year. As a result of the lockdown, som...

    Authors: Osamudiamen Ebohon, Anayochukwu Chukwunonso Obienu, Francis Irabor, Frank Iwebuke Amadin and Ehimwenma Sheena Omoregie

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:76

    Content type: Research

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  2. A series of known Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved anticancer drugs were collected from the literature and docked against mTOR receptor which has been identified in present time as a target for ther...

    Authors: David Ebuka Arthur, Jibrin Noah Akoji, Riadh Sahnoun, Greatman C. Okafor, Karimatu Lami Abdullahi, Samira A. Abdullahi and Charles Mgbemena

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:67

    Content type: Research

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  3. Fomites have long been known to play a key role in the spread of disease causing agents. Hospital-associated fomites in particular have been linked with transmission of members of the Enterococci sp which are key...

    Authors: Kome Otokunefor, Blessing O. Famakin and Dorothy O. Douglas

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:203

    Content type: Research

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  4. The reported number of COVID-19 patients increases on average along with the increased laboratory tests in Bangladesh implying a possibility of the spread of deadly coronavirus being out of control. Contrary t...

    Authors: Ayatullah Al Musabi Akanda and Redwan Ahmed

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:196

    Content type: Research

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  5. The global prevalence of diabetes mellitus is assuming worrisome proportions even among children and young adults. This study is aimed at predicting the risk of developing type 2 diabetes mellitus in a young a...

    Authors: Anthony Chibuzor Nnamudi, Noghayin E. Jerry Orhue and Ifeoma Irene Ijeh

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:186

    Content type: Research

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  6. V600E-BRAF protein target has much potential for scientific research as therapeutic target due to its involvement in human melanoma cancer. In the current research, molecular docking investigation was conducte...

    Authors: Abdullahi Bello Umar, Adamu Uzairu, Gideon Adamu Shallangwa and Sani Uba

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:179

    Content type: Research

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  7. The use of herbs in combination with drugs in treatment of malaria is increasing, and this necessitated research on the possible antagonistic, additive, potentiation or synergistic properties of commonly used ...

    Authors: O. A. Idowu, A. S. Babalola and J. Olukunle

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:176

    Content type: Research

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  8. The genus Albizia (Leguminoseae) is used in folk medicine for the treatment of a wide range of ailments. Recently, saponins from plant origin have attracted much attention. Saponins are recorded to have a broad r...

    Authors: Marian Nabil, Entesar E. Hassan, Neven S. Ghaly, Fawzia A. Aly, Farouk R. Melek, Zeinab M. Hassan, Maha A. Fahmy and Ayman A. Farghaly

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:165

    Content type: Research

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  9. The study was conducted to compare parasitic loads of Clarias gariepinus from cultured and natural habitats. A total number of 80 live adults (200–799 g) C. gariepinus comprising of 20 each were randomly obtained...

    Authors: Olajide Joseph Afolabi, Fayokemi Christianah Olususi and Olusola Olasumbo Odeyemi

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:163

    Content type: Research

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  10. The study evaluated the prevalence of malaria and Plasmodium falciparum chloroquine resistance transporter gene (PfCRT) in HIV patients attending Specialist Hospital, Akure. This study was carried out between Apr...

    Authors: Iyabo Adepeju Simon-Oke, Adeola Olanireti Ade-Alao and Foluso Ologundudu

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:156

    Content type: Research

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  11. The use of herbs for malaria treatment is common among pregnant women in Nigeria. This study through a survey documented three most commonly used herbs in the management of pregnancy-associated malaria in Abeo...

    Authors: Ayodele S. Babalola, Olufunmilayo A. Idowu, Kehinde O. Ademolu, J. Olukunle and Samson A. Rahman

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:153

    Content type: Research

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  12. Free radical attack of cellular structures in the human system is the major cause of various forms of degenerative diseases. Consequently, recent research has been focused on the development of new antioxidant...

    Authors: Ikechukwu Ogadimma Alisi, Adamu Uzairu and Stephen Eyije Abechi

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:137

    Content type: Research

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  13. QSAR modelling was performed on thirty-five (35) newly discovered compounds of N-(2-phenoxy) ethyl imidazo[1,2-a] pyridine-3-carboxamide (IPA) to predict their biological activities against Mycobacterium tubercul...

    Authors: Mustapha Abdullahi, Shola Elijah Adeniji, David Ebuka Arthur and Shuaibu Musa

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:136

    Content type: Research

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  14. Osteogenesis and angiogenesis are two closely correlated processes during bone growth, development, remodeling, and repair. Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) is an essential mediator during the process...

    Authors: Asmaa A. M. Rady, Soha M. Hamdy, Mohamed A. Abdel-Hamid, Marwa G. A. Hegazy, Shadia A. Fathy and Amany A. Mostafa

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:131

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  15. β-glucuronidase enzyme is mostly found in plants and animals. It plays a vital role in detoxification of reactive metabolites that are interrelated to several illnesses and the growth of colon cancer. It speed...

    Authors: Muhammad Tukur Ibrahim, Salisu Muhammad Tahir, Abdullahi Bello Umar and Usman Abdulfatai

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:114

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  16. The main objective of the present study was production of xylanase from different agricultural wastes using Chaetomium globosum on pomegranate waste, isolation of fungi associated with some legumes seeds, and stu...

    Authors: Sherien M. M. Atalla and Nadia G. El Gamal

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:104

    Content type: Research

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  17. Fruits are increasingly becoming important dietaries in Nigeria because of its nutritional importance and one of the most sliced fruits that are highly purchased in Nigeria today is watermelon. Nevertheless, c...

    Authors: Oluwole Olakunle Oladele and Omolola Comfort Aladesanmi

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:102

    Content type: Research

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  18. After publication of the original article (Hamzawy et al. 2019), we were notified that.

    Authors: Esmat M. A. Hamzawy, Samya I. El-Sherbiny and Abdullah M. Saber

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:13

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2019 43:191

  19. The type of dyes used in textile industries are synthetic dyes which are toxic and cause harm to the aquatic ecosystem; in this paper, adsorptive removal of dye Color Index Acid Orange 67 pollutant from aqueou...

    Authors: Nora Mohamed Hilal, Nagwa Abdelfattah Badawy, Omaima Ibrahim Mostafa and Heba Mohamed Elrefay

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2019 43:58

    Content type: Research

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