Advances in Bioscience and Bioengineering

Volume 9, Issue 4, December 2021

  • Incidence of Bovine Brucellosis in Thatta, Sindh-Pakistan

    Abdullah Babar, Adnan Yousaf, Inayatullah Sarki, Asghar Subhani

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 4, December 2021
    Pages: 92-95
    Received: Sep. 08, 2021
    Accepted: Sep. 26, 2021
    Published: Nov. 05, 2021
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    Abstract: A study was done to investigate the incidence of Brucella abortus in cattle and buffaloes in Thatta Sindh. A total of n = 360 serum samples were randomly collected from buffaloes and cattle (130 each species). The Rose Bengal Plate Test was used to screen serum samples at first (RBPT). A B. abortus specific indirect enzyme-linked immunosorbent test... Show More
  • Screening of Secondary Metabolites in Artemisia annua as Potential Inhibitors of Coronavirus Proteases by in silico Approaches

    Randriamamisolonirina Tendrinarisoa, Andriamaroarison Ando Tiana, Razafindrafara Mirantsoa Suzanne, Andriantsimahavandy Andriambadanaina Abel, Rakotosaona Rianasoambolanoro, Ramanitrahasimbola David, Rakotonirina Hanitra Clara, Maminiaina Olivier Fridolin

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 4, December 2021
    Pages: 96-110
    Received: Sep. 29, 2021
    Accepted: Oct. 25, 2021
    Published: Nov. 05, 2021
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    Abstract: To date, no specific drug has been proven to treat COVID-19. It encourages people to use medicinal plants to treat or protect themselves against these diseases. Artemisia annua is one of the promising plants that have already been used in coronary disease. However, the antiviral compounds present in this plant remain poorly known. In this study, we... Show More
  • Biocontrol of Mycosphaerella fijiensis Morelet, the Causal Agent of Black Sigatoka of Banana Tree (Musa spp.) Using Biopesticides in Côte d’Ivoire

    Tuo Seydou, Kassi Koffi Fernand Jean-Martial, Camara Brahima, Ouédraogo Somgnogdin Léonard, Koné Daouda

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 4, December 2021
    Pages: 111-123
    Received: Oct. 01, 2021
    Accepted: Nov. 23, 2021
    Published: Nov. 29, 2021
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    Abstract: Black Leaf Streak Disease (BLSD) is the most restricting leaf disease to banana tree cultivation around the world. In order to control this disease, synthetic fungicides are extensively used. However, these products pose a real danger to environmental pollution and the health of applicators and consumers. Faced with this situation, alternative solu... Show More
  • Green Synthesis of Silver Nanoparticles Using Euphorbia hirta Leaf Extract and the Determination of Their Antimicrobial Activity

    Egbunu Iganya Edith, Philip Felix Uzor

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 4, December 2021
    Pages: 124-129
    Received: Nov. 25, 2021
    Accepted: Dec. 14, 2021
    Published: Dec. 24, 2021
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    Abstract: Nanotechnology is a fast-growing field of science. Nanoparticles get much attention due to their unique physicochemical, optical and thermal activities. Silver nanoparticles have been used in experiments to treat infectious diseases. The goal of the research was to make silver nanoparticles using Euphorbia hirta extract, physically characterize the... Show More