International Journal of Biomedical Materials Research

Volume 5, Issue 3, June 2017

  • Degradation Study on the Effects of Storage Conditions on Active Ingredient of an ACT- Based Anti-malarial Drugs

    Adams Udoji Itodo, Idriss Emmanuel

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, June 2017
    Pages: 29-36
    Received: 7 March 2017
    Accepted: 29 March 2017
    Published: 19 June 2017
    Abstract: In this drug storage stability surveillance, we evaluated and compared the effects of different storage temperatures and ventilation conditions on the level of active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) of an ACT- based antimalarial (XYZ) drug formulation. The drug which contains artemether and lumefantrine is marketed by drug vendors in Lafia, Nasaraw... Show More
  • Anticoagulant Activity of Rhamnan Sulfate Isolated from Commercially Cultured Monostroma nitidum

    Youichi Yamashiro, Masahiro Nakamura, Takuya Yogi, Takeshi Teruya, Teruko Konishi, Shuntoku Uechi, Masakuni Tako

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, June 2017
    Pages: 37-43
    Received: 11 April 2017
    Accepted: 2 May 2017
    Published: 21 June 2017
    Abstract: The green seaweed, Monostroma nitidum, is widespread in Japan. In Okinawa Prefecture, the production of seaweed is performed using culture-nets that are seeded artificially. Algae contain a soluble polysaccharide, rhamnan sulfate. To estimate its applicability, the anticoagulant activity of rhamnan sulfate was investigated. Rhamanan sulfate was fra... Show More
  • Preparation and Property Study of CMCS Complexes

    Lidan Dong, Changping Wei, Shuang Sun, Fengming Wang

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, June 2017
    Pages: 44-49
    Received: 1 August 2017
    Published: 1 August 2017
    Abstract: To further enhance the carboxymethyl chitosan (collectively, carboxymethyl chitosan, CMCS) water-soluble and effect of coagulation and hemostatic, O-carboxymethyl chitosan (O-CMCS) and N,O-carboxymethyl chitosan (CMCS) are prepared by carboxymethyl chitosan modification under alkaline conditions, then Folic Acid-O-carboxymethyl chitosan (FA-O-CMCS)... Show More