American Journal of Biomedical and Life Sciences

Volume 3, Issue 6, December 2015

  • Physicochemical and Spectroscopic Properties of Biofield Energy Treated Protose

    Mahendra Kumar Trivedi, Alice Branton, Dahryn Trivedi, Gopal Nayak, Khemraj Bairwa, Snehasis Jana

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 6, December 2015
    Pages: 104-110
    Received: 11 October 2015
    Accepted: 20 October 2015
    Published: 14 November 2015
    Abstract: Protose is the enzyme digest of mixed proteins that is recommended for culture media, bulk production of enzymes, antibiotics, toxins, veterinary preparations, etc. This study was proposed to evaluate the effect of biofield energy treatment on the physicochemical and spectroscopic properties of protose. The study was achieved in two groups i.e. con... Show More
  • Antioxidant Activity of Bioactive Protein of Kerang Kepah (Atactodea striata) from South Sulawesi

    Tahirah Hasan, Abdul Wahid Wahab, Natsir Djide, Muhammad Zakir

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 6, December 2015
    Pages: 111-114
    Received: 8 October 2015
    Accepted: 19 October 2015
    Published: 13 November 2015
    Abstract: Antioxidant activity test on protein extract of Kerang Kepah (Atactodea striata) by scavenging method of free radical of DPPH (N, N-diphenyl-N-picrylhydrazyl) has been carried out. This study was conducted to determine the antioxidant activity and the amino acid composition of the protein extract of Atactodea striata. The analysis results showed th... Show More
  • Production Optimization and Characterization of Amylase Enzyme Isolated from Termofil Bacteria Bacillus sp RSAII-1b from Lejja Hot Spring South Sulawesi

    Rugaiyah A. Arfah, Ahyar Ahmad, M. Natsir Djide, Mahdalia Anis, Muhammad Zakir

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 6, December 2015
    Pages: 115-119
    Received: 22 November 2015
    Accepted: 7 December 2015
    Published: 30 December 2015
    Abstract: Thermostable amylase enzyme has a broad commercial value in its use in the processing of starch, sugar production, textile, paper, animal feed, pharmaceuticals and in the manufacture of detergents. This study aims to determine the optimum conditions of amylase production from the termofil bacteria Bacillus sp. RSII-1b isolated from a hot spring Lej... Show More
  • Paraoxonase-1 and Glutathione Peroxidase Activity as a Screening Tool in Detecting Severity of Coronary Artery Disease: Case Control Feasibility Study

    Dinushka Wickramasinghe, Hemantha Peiris, Lal Gotabhaya Chandrasena, Vajira Senaratne, Rasika Perera

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 6, December 2015
    Pages: 120-126
    Received: 13 December 2015
    Accepted: 23 December 2015
    Published: 4 January 2016
    Abstract: Glutathione peroxidase and paraoxonase-1 is reported to be a useful marker for monitoring cardiovascular disease. Due to the paucity of information on the association of above markers and severity of coronary artery disease in South Asian patients, case control study was performed with 85 patients (58 males and 27 females) 40-60 years of age confir... Show More
  • Antimicrobial Susceptibility Patterns of Enterobacteriaceae Isolated from Stool Samples at a Semi-urban Teaching Hospital

    Charles John Elikwu, Emmanuel Olushola Shobowale, Victor Ugochukwu Nwadike, Babatunde Tayo, Chika Celen Okangba, Opeoluwa Akinyele Shonekan, Azubuike Chidiebere Omeonu, Bibitayo Faluyi, Pearl Ile, Adebola Adelodun, Adebusola Popoola, Maxwell Mubele

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 6, December 2015
    Pages: 127-130
    Received: 16 December 2015
    Accepted: 27 December 2015
    Published: 11 January 2016
    Abstract: Enterobacteriaceae cause a wide range of diseases including urinary tract infections, respiratory tract infections, sepsis, and gastroenteritis. They are the most frequently recovered pathogens from clinical samples and have varying susceptibility patterns. The study set out to determine the susceptibility profile of enterobacteriaceae species at t... Show More