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ISSN (Online): 0975-8232,
ISSN (Print): 2320-5148

International Journal Of
Pharmaceutical Sciences And Research

An official Publication of Society of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research
Projected Impact Factor (2012): 2.44, ICV 2012: 5.50, 2011: 5.07, 2010: 4.57
SJ Impact Factor (2012): 3.226, G Impact Factor (2013) : 0.533

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International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research (IJPSR) is an publication of Society of Pharmaceutical Sciences & Research. It is an open access online and print International Journal published monthly. Website: www.ijpsr.com Projected Impact Factor (2012): 2.44, ICV 2012: 5.50, 2011: 5.07, 2010: 4.57 DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232 SJ Impact Factor (2012): 3.226 Global Impact Factor (2013): 0.533, (2012): 0.452 Indexing - EMBASE- Elsevier's
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IJPSR UPDATES

  1. Now IJPSR selected citations available in PubMed and PubMed central
  2. Volume 6, Issue 7, July 2015 of IJPSR is available online.
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Volume 6 (2015) - Issue 7, July

Review Articles

1.

MEDICINAL PLANTS – FROM TRADITIONAL USE TO TOXICITY ASSESSMENT: A REVIEW

Herbal medicine is gaining popularity once again and there is an increased interest in green medicine simply because it is considered as safe.  Traditionally also plants and plant extracts were used to cure many diseases and disorders. However, before usage it is of utmost important to ensure its safety. The extract may be therapeutically very efficient but if it’s toxicity assessment is not...

S. Chanda *, J. Parekh , Y. Vaghasiya , R. Dave , Y. Baravalia and R. Nair

Phytochemical, Pharmacological and Microbiological Laboratory, Saurashtra University, Rajkot, Gujarat, India

DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.6(7).2652-70

2652-70
2.

CURCUMIN: TRANSFORMING THE SPICE TO A WONDER DRUG

Turmeric is a spice obtained from the dried rhizomes of Curcuma longa, family Zingiberaceae. It has been extensively used in traditional Indian (Ayurveda) and Chinese medicine for various ailments such as anti-inflammatory, blood purifier and even as a cosmetic. Curcumin, the chief constituent in turmeric has been isolated centuries ago, has been found to have a wide range of pharmacological...

G. Elias*, P. J. Jacob, E. Hareeshbabu, V. Baldwin Mathew, B. Krishnan and K. Krishnakumar

Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, St. James’ College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chalakudy, Kerala- 680307, India

DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.6(7).2671-80

2671-80
3.

COLON TARGETED DRUG DELIVERY SYSTEM: A REVEIW ON PRIMARY AND NOVEL APPROACHES

In the recent years there is new development in field of colon specific drug delivery system. The colon is the terminal part of the GIT which has gained as a potential site for delivery of various novel therapeutic drugs. The colon is a site where both local and systemic delivery of drugs can take place. Local delivery allows topical treatment of inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn’s disease,...

P. Ghugarkar*, P. Kulat, K. Swain and V. Suggala and D. Shaik

Department of Pharmaceutics, Padmashree Dr. Vithalrao Vikhe Patil Foundation’s College of Pharmacy, Vilad Ghat, Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India.

DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.6(7).2681-88

2681-88
4.

AN OUTLOOK OF DIVERGENT APPROACHES FOR PRODUCTION OF NANOPARTICULATE BASED DRUG DELIVERY SYSTEM

The complications as well as expense had been increased in marketing new chemical entities (NCEs) due to their poor solubility, high toxicity, high dosage, non-specific delivery, in-vivo degradation and short circulating half-lives. Nanoparticles possess immense prospective as an efficient drug delivery system. Nanoparticulate-based delivery systems have potential to significantly impact on...

Sukhbir Singh *, Yashpal Singla and Sandeep Arora

Chitkara College of Pharmacy, Chitkara University, Patiala, Punjab, India

DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.6(7).2689-95

2689-95
5.

NEUROPHARMACOLOGY OF DEPRESSION: A REVIEW

The selected theories are based on studies investigating the possible role of stress hormones and cytokine; gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA); glutamate; monoaminergic transmitters such as serotonin, norepinephrine, dopamine; omega-3 fatty acid; T-cell; β-endorphine; synaptic plasticity; endocrine system and endocannabinoids in the pathophysiology of depression. Because all theories of depression...

Aarti Khulbe

Department of Pharmacy, Invertis University, Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh, India

DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.6(7).2696-08

2696-08

Research Articles

9.

IN VITRO ANTIBACTERIAL POTENTIAL OF GLYCOSIDIC AND AGLYCONIC CRUDE EXTRACTS OF CASSIA SIEBERIANA DC. (CESALPINIACEAE) AND KHAYA GRANDIFOLIOLA C.DC. (MELIACEAE): A COMPARATIVE SURVEY

Cassia sieberiana and Khaya grandifoliola are two plants from Ivorian traditional pharmacopoeia. In this study, we have compared in vitro antibacterial potential of glycosidic and aglyconic crude extracts from both plant species against 3 reference bacterial strains (Escherichia coli ATCC 25922, Pseudomonas aeruginosa 27853, Staphylococcus aureus ATCC 25923)  and 4 others clinical (Proteus...

L. Traoré , B. B. Boua , N. K. Guessennd , B. A. Kadja , J. A. Mamyrbékova-Békro and Y. A. Békro *

Laboratoire de Chimie Bio Organique et de Substances Naturelles (LCBOSN), UFR-SFA, Université Nangui Abrogoua, Abidjan 02- Côte d’Ivoire, Brasil

DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.6(7).2728-33

2728-33
10.

EVALUATION OF THE HEPATOPROTECTIVE EFFECT OF UVARIA AFZELII AGAINST PARACETAMOL INDUCED LIVER TOXICITY IN WISTAR RATS.

Uvaria afzelii (UV) Sc Elliot (Annonaceae) locally is used in the treatment of kidney disorders, digestive problems, liver disorders, diabetes as well as gonorrhea. This study aims to investigate the possible hepatoprotective activities of the crude aqueous root extract of Uvaria afzelii against Paracetamol-induced hepatotoxicity with Silymarin being used as a reference standard. Twenty five...

SI Omoruyi *, AB Enogieru and OI Momodu

Department of anatomy, University of Benin, Benin City, PMB1154, Benin

DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.6(7).2734-40

2734-40
11.

DEGRADATION STUDY OF LIPOSOME DRUG DELIVERY PREPARED WITH PALM OIL; USING 1H NMR

This study aims to utilize natural palm oil in the formulation of liposome and evaluate its stability and degradation via the 1H NMR technique. In this study, the conventional method was used to prepare liposome consisting 0, 5, 10, 15, 20 and 25% of palm oil in their structure, and the liposome were characterized in vitro afterwards. The chemical degradation of liposome in the presences of...

B. Sabeti, Md. Ibrahim bin Noordin, S. Mohd , R. Hashim , A. Dahlan and H. Akbari Javar *

Department of Pharmaceutics, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.6(7).2741-47

2741-47
12.

IN VITRO AND IN VIVO GENOTOXICITY ASSESSMENT OF TOTAL ALKALOIDS OF AGERATUM CONYZOIDES L. LEAVES (ASTERACEAE) BY ALKALINE COMET ASSAY

In African traditional medicine, Ageratum conyzoides L. has been used as purgative, febrifuge, anti-ulcer and wound dressing. A. conyzoides contains pyrrolizidine alkaloids, a class of hepatotoxic, genotoxic and carcinogenic phytochemicals. This study aims to evaluate the genotoxicity of total alkaloids of A. conyzoides leaves by the alkaline-comet assay.The comet assay was done on human...

D. Aboudoulatif *, D. Selva, V. Gunasekaren, S. G Jagadeesan, E.-G. Kwashie, R. Muthiah and C. E. Edmond

Department of Toxicology , Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Lome, Togo

DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.6(7).2748-54

2748-54
13.

DESIGN, FORMULATION AND IN VITRO EVALUATION OF SUSTAINED RELEASE PULSATILE CAPSULE OF METOPROLOL TARTRATE

Pulsatile system is gaining a lot of interest as it increases patient compliance by means of providing time and site specific drug delivery system. This work will aim at the design of a sustained release formulation with potential use of metoprolol tartrate capsule which is used in the treatment of hypertension. The design involves the preparation of cross linked hard gelatin capsules by using...

Shamima Nasrin Shahi, Ashima Aziz and Mohiuddin Ahmed Bhuiyan*

Pharmaceutical Technology Research Laboratory, Department of Pharmacy, University of Asia Pacific, Dhanmondi, Dhaka, Bangladesh

DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.6(7).2755-61

2755-61
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