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JJBS Volume 11

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Editorial Preface


Contents of Number 1

First Record of Anilocra physodes (Isopoda, Cymothoidae) on the Phycis blennoides (Pisces; Phycidae) with Morphological Characters and Hosts Preferences

Ahmet Öktener, Ali Alaş and Dilek Türker

Karyomorphology of Five Allium species from Nagaland, North-Eastern Region of India

Sanjay Kumar and Tsipila Thonger

Utilization of Extracted Protein from Fish Fin and Chicken Feather Waste for Alkaline Protease Production by Indigenous Bacteria

Raid D. Thanoon, Rubaaini Subramaniam, Essam A. Makky and Mashitah M. Yusoff

Antimicrobial and Antioxidant Activities of Crude Methanol Extract and Fractions of Andrographis paniculata leaf (Family: Acanthaceae) (Burm. f.) Wall. Ex Nees

Adaramola Banji, Benjamin Goodluck, Otuneme Oluchi and Fapohunda Stephen

Optimization of Factors Influencing Cellulase Production by Some Indigenous Isolated Fungal Species

Remaz M. M. Ahmed Abd Elrsoul and Shami Elhaj A. Bakhiet

Growth Promotion and Phytopathogen Inhibition Potentials of Lemon Grass (Cymbopogon citratus) Endophytic Bacteria

Abdullahi B. Inuwa, Abdullahi H. Kawo and Hafsat Y. Bala

Comparing the Total Coliform and Fecal Coliform for Recreational Waters in Public Swimming Areas in the Kingdom of Bahrain

Ali S. Bin Thani, Sahar Baksh and Mariam Tanvir

Evaluation of Six Imported Accessions of Lupinus albus for Nutritional and Molecular Characterizations under Egyptian Conditions

Sherin A. Mahfouze, Heba A. Mahfouze, Dalia M. F. Mubarak and Ramadan M. Esmail

Direct Bioconversion of Sorghum Straw to Ethanol in a Single-step Process by Candida species

Blessing A. Adelabu , Sarafadeen O. Kareem, Abideen I. Adeogun and Kehinde O. Ademolu

Effect of Solanum nigrum Methanol Leaf Extract on Phenylhydrazine Induced Anemia in Rats

Umaru H. Aduwamai, Moses M. Abimbola and Zailani H. Ahmed

Antimicrobial Activity of Endophytic Fungi from Leaves and Barks of Litsea cubeba Pers., a Traditionally Important Medicinal Plant of North East India

Deepanwita Deka and Dhruva Kumar Jha

Morphometric Relationships of the Tank goby Glossogobius giuris (Hamilton, 1822) in the Gorai River using Multi-linear Dimensions

Md. Abul Kalam Azad, Md. Yeamin Hossain, Dalia Khatun, Most. Farida Parvin, Fairuz Nawer, Obaidur Rahman and Md. Alomgir Hossen

Lactobacillus rhamnosus Ability of Aflatoxin Detoxification

Nizar I. Alrabadi , Essa M. Al-Jubury, Karkaz M. Thalij and Jadoo M. Hajeej

Expression of Biotransformation and Antioxidant Genes in the Liver of Albino Mice after Exposure to Aflatoxin B1 and an Antioxidant Sourced from Turmeric (Curcuma longa)

Nemat J. Abdulbaqi,Batol I. Dheeb,  and Rizwan Irshad

Molecular Phylogeny of Trametes and Related Genera from Northern Namibia

Isabella S. Etuhole Ueitele, Percy M. Chimwamurombe and Nailoke P. Kadhila

Determination of Water Quality and Detection of Extended Spectrum Beta-Lactamase Producing Gram-Negative Bacteria in Selected Rivers Located in Ibadan, Nigeria

Olutayo I. Falodun, Yetunde M. Morakinyo and Obasola E. Fagade

Arsenic Exposure from Bean Seeds Consumed in Owerri Municipal, Imo State, Nigeria: Can Insect Pest Detoxify the Metalloid during Infestation?

Luke C. Nwosu, Usman Zakka, Beauty O. China and Gerald M. Ugagu


Contents of Number 2

The Chemical Composition and the Antifungal Activity of the Essential Oil of Origanum glandulosum against Neofusicoccum parvum

Ammad Faiza, Aouich Ahmed and Boutechent Redha

The Relationship between Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) and Atopy and Allergic Diseases

Eman M. Albataineh , Nedal A. Alnawaiseh, Enas Al-Zayadneh, Rashed Al-amer, Nasser Kaplan and Mohammad A. Abu-lobbad

The Corrective Efficacy of the n-Hexane Fraction of the Hydro-Methanol Extract of the Swietenia mahagoni Seeds on Testicular Dysfunctions in Streptozotocin-Induced Diabetic Male Rats

Tushar Kanti Bera and Debidas Ghosh

Physiological Indications and Gut-Microbial Community in Army Personnel in High- Altitude and Base-Line Environments: A Comparative Study

Animesh Samanta, Arpita Patra, Arpita Mandal, Suchismita Roy, Shreya Mandal, Koushik Das, Banadeb Sinha, Sanjay Kar and Dilip K Nandi

Evaluation of Toxicity and Fertility Effects of Inula viscosa Aerial Parts Extract in Male Rats

Manal A. Abbas, Nagham A. Hameed, Ekbal H. Al-Khateeb and Rana M-N. Al Haj

The Impact of the 7-Valent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine on Nasopharyngeal Carriage of Streptococcus pneumoniae in Infants of Ajlun Governorate in Jordan

Adnan Al-Lahham , Jumana Abu Qayyas and Mark van der Linden

The Protective Effect of Polyphenol-Rich Extract of Syzygium cumini Leaves on Cholinesterase and Brain Antioxidant Status in Alloxan-Induced Diabetic Rats

Basiru O. Ajiboye, Oluwafemi A. Ojo, Olivia S. Akuboh, Marry A. Okesola, Olajumoke T. Idowu, Babatunji E. Oyinloye and Justina Y. Talabi

An Evaluation of Contaminant Body Burdens in Selected Fish Species: Associating Toxicity to Upgrade the Hazard Assessment
Victor E. Okpashi, Victor N. Ogugua, Chibuike S. Ubani and Nwamaka O. Juliet

Population Parameters of the Minor carp Labeo bata (Hamilton, 1822) in the Ganges River of Northwestern Bangladesh
Md. Alomgir Hossen, Md. Yeamin Hossain, Dalia Khatun, Fairuz Nawer, Most Farida Parvin, Ayesha Arabi and Md. Abul Bashar

Submerged Fermentation of Orange Albedo to Produce Gibberellic Acid Using Fusarium moniliforme and Aspergillus niger

Patricia F. Omojasola  and Damola O. Adejoro

The Insecticidal Efficacy of the Extracts of Piper nigrum (Black Pepper) and Curcuma longa (Turmeric) in the Control of Anopheles gambiae Giles (Dip., Culicidae)
Kehinde A. Kemabonta, Olusola I. Adediran and Kafayat O. Ajelara

Genetic Diversity and Structure Analysis of Pea Grown in Iraq Using Microsatellite Markers
Nawroz A. R. Tahir , Djshwar D. Lateef, Dlshad A. Omer, Shadia H. S. Kareem, Dastan A. Ahmad and Lanja H. Khal

Bacterial Causative Agents Associated with Subclinical Mastitic in Dromedary She-Camels in Southeastern Algeria
Leyla Hadef , Hebib Aggad and Brahim Hamad

The Influence of Physicochemical Parameters on Phosphate Solubilization and the Biocontrol Traits of Pseudomonas aeruginosa FP6 in Phosphate-Deficient Conditions
Sasirekha Bhakthavatchalu and Srividya Shivakumar

Insecticidal Toxicity of Goat Weed, Ageratum conyzoides, Linn. (Asteraceae) against Weevil, Dermestes maculatus, Degeer (Coleoptera: Dermestidae) Infesting Smoked Fish
Ito E. Edwin and Utebor E. Keste

Surgical Site Infections in a Tertiary Referral Hospital in Amman: Causative Bacteria and Antibiotic Susceptibility

Mahmoud M. Al-Awaysheh

Mediterranean Spotted Fever and Early Neonatal Sepsis: the Transmission of Rickettsia conorii via the Placenta: A Case Report

Amjad S. Tarawneh , Omar A. Nafi, Zaid A. Samhan, and Khalaf A. Bani Hani


Contents of Number 3

The Effects of Elicited Soybean (Glycine max) Extract on Hematopoietic Cells of High Fat-Fructose Diet Balb/C Mice Model

Yunita Diyah Safitri, Mochammad Fitri Atho’illah, Farida Dewi Nur’aini, Sri Widyarti and Muhaimin Rifa’i

Observations on the Morphometric and Meristic Characters of Guinean Tilapia, Coptodon guineensis (Günther, 1892) (Family: Cichlidae) from the Buguma Creek and the New Calabar River in Nigeria

Olaniyi A. Olopade , Henry E. Dienye, Bosede Jimba and Nathanael A. Bamidele

Rhynchostylis cymifera (Orchidaceae), a New Species from South Western Ghats, India

Regy Yohannan , Jose Mathew and Dariusz L. Szlachetko

Molecular Detection of Putative Virulence Factors (Fungalysin and Subtilisin) in Aspergillus tamarii Isolated from Human Skin

Oluwole M. David, Abimbola R.Owolabi and Adetunji K.Olawale

In Vitro Multiplication of the White Wormwood, Artemisia herba-alba asso

Rida A. Shibli, Sarab A. Sharaf , Mahmood A. Kasrawi and Tamara S. Al-Qudah

Identification of the Bioactive Constituents and the Antibacterial, Antifungal and Cytotoxic Activities of Different Fractions from Cestrum nocturnum L.

Khaled N. Rashed, Ana Ćirič, Jasmina Glamočlija, Ricardo C. Calhelha, Isabel C.F.R. Ferreira and Marina Soković

Is Rh Positivity a Possible Risk Factor for Lung Cancer?

Mohammad Alqudah , Mohammed Allouh , Shadi Hamouri , Anas Zaitoun, Nawwaf Al ghamdi, Tariq N Aladily , Khalid Kheirallah , Haitham Qandeel , Maha Al-Keilani , Rola Subhi Saqan and Ismail Matalka

The Relationship between Iodine Nutrition, Thyroid Function and Obstetrical Outcomes for Jordanian Pregnant Women
Lourance A. Al Hadid , Omymah Z. AlRajabi and Marwa A. Al Barmawi

Molecular Typing and Detection of Collagen Binding Genes among Streptococcus mutans Isolated from Diabetic and Non-diabetic Individuals in Northern Jordan
Samer F. Swedan , Heba M. Obeidat and “Muhamad Ali" K. Shakhatreh

Molecular Characterization of Echinococcus granulosus sensu stricto Cysts of Domestic Ruminants in Jordan

Hamzah S. Issa , Sami K. Abdel-Hafez , Nawal S. Hijjawi and Khaled M. Al-Qaoud

Synthesis, Molecular Docking and Antioxidant Evaluation of Benzylidene Ketone Derivatives
Belal O. Al-Najjar

Determination of Antioxidant Properties and the Bioactive Compounds in Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.)
Supria Saha , Zohorul Islam , Sadequl Islam , Mirza Fida Hassan , Md. Shahadat Hossain and S. M. Shahinul Islam

Evaluation and Optimization of Methane Production from Different Manure Types
Jacob H. Jacob , Abdullah T. Al-Fawwaz and Hussein H. Al-Shira'h

Morphological and Molecular Identification of Fungi Isolated from Different Environmental Sources in the Northern Eastern Desert of Jordan
Sohail A. Alsohaili and Bayan M. Bani-Hasan

The Ameliorating Effect of Erythropoietin on Diabetic Neurodegeneration by Modulating the Antioxidant-Oxidant Imbalance and Apoptosis in Diabetic Male Rats
Nema A. MohamedP, Mona I. Shehata, Amal L. El-Sawaf, Hussein KH. Hussein Pand Trez N. Michel


Contents of Number 4

Isolation of the Azospirillum Species from the Rhizosphere of the Leguminous Bauhinia petersiana in North Eastern Namibia

Daniel H Haiyambo and Percy M Chimwamurombe

Phytoremediation Potential of Chromolaena odorata (L.) King and Robinson (Asteraceae) and Sida acuta Burm. f. (Malvaceae) Grown in lead-Polluted Soils

Ojo M.Oseni , Omotola E.Dada , Gideon O.Okunlola and Abdulwakeel A. Ajao

The Correlation between Plasmid and Metal and Multi-Drug Resistance in Bacteria from Streams Impacted by Husbandry and Wastewaters in Akure, Nigeria

Olubukola O. Olusola-Makinde , Daniel J. Arotupin, Fatusa C. Adetuyi and Dare Akinfolarin

Correlations of Serum Chemerin and Visfatin with other Biochemical Parameters in Iraqi Individuals with Metabolic Syndrome and Type Two Diabetes Mellitus

Namir I. A. Haddad , Essam Nori and Suzan A. Hamza

Growth, Maturity and Form Factor of Mola Carplet (Amblypharyngodon mola) from the Ganges River, Northwestern Bangladesh

Fairuz Nawer , Md. Yeamin Hossain , Md. Golam Sarwar , Obaidur Rahman , Dalia Khatun , Most Farida Parvin ,Saleha Jasmine , Zoarder Faruque Ahmed , Ferdous Ahamed and Jun Ohtomi

Treatment of Aspirin and CCl4-Induced Hepatic Damage in Rats by the Aqueous Extracts of some Local Plants Collected from Gombe State in Nigeria

Sani S. Usman , Abdullahi A. Hamza1, Umar S. Abdussalam, Mustapha G. Muhammad , Sani S. Baba and Nabil A. Bashir

Localities of Flower Chafers (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Cetoniinae) in the Palestinian Territories (West Bank)

Elias N. Handal and Zuhair S. Amr

Alterations in the Serum Electrolytes of the Indian Skipper Frog Euphlyctis cyanophlyctis caused by an Organophosphate Pesticide: Chlorpyrifos
Ajai K. Srivastav , Shilpi Srivastav, Sunil K. Srivastav and Nobuo Suzuki

Mycosynthesis of Silver Nanoparticles using Terminia sp. Desert Truffle, Pezizaceae, and their Antibacterial Activity
Mustafa N. Owaid , Rasim F. Muslim , and Hatem A. Hamad

Vegetation Analysis and Species Distribution in the Lower Tributaries of Wadi Qena in the Eastern Desert of Egypt

Fawzy M. Salama , Monier M. Abd El-Ghani , Noha A. El-Tayeh, Hanaa K. Galal and Sara El-Naggar

The Prospects of the Cultivation of Arthrospira platensis under Outdoor Conditions in Malaysi                                                         Puganeswary Sukumaran , Hishamuddin Bin Omar , Rosimah Binti Nulit , Normala Binti Halimoon , Sanimah Bte Simoh and Ahmad Bin Ismail

A Comparative Study of Fish Assemblage and Diversity Indices in two Different Aquatic Habitats in Bangladesh: Lakhandaha Wetland and Atari River
Md. Abu Sayed Jewel , Md. Ayenuddin Haque, Reshma Khatun and Md. Shahinur Rahman

Development and Validation of Conventional PCR for the Detection of the sctQ Gene 
AbdelRahman M. Zueter and Azian Binti Harun

Phytochemical Constituents and in vitro Antioxidant and Cytotoxic Activities of Different Extracts from the Aerial Parts of Heliotrophium hirsutissimum GRAUER
Semih Uzunhan and Tülay Aşkın Çelik

Bacillus atrophaeus A7 Crude Chitinase: Characterization and Potential Role against Drosophila melanogaster Larvae
Ateya A. Al-qwabah, Muhamad O. Al-limoun, Ahmed H. Al-Mustafa and Wael A. Al-Zereini

Bisphenol-A Hepatotoxicity and the Protective Role of Sesame Oil in Male Mice
Osama H. Elhamalawy , Fawzy I. Eissa , Aida I. El Makawy and Mahmoud M. EL-Bamby

A Comparative Analysis of the Suppressor Activity of Tobacco mosaic virus Proteins in the Tomato Plant
Ahmed Abdelkhalek and Neeti Sanan-Mishra

Contents of Number 5

Harvesting of Scenedesmus obliquus by Bioflocculation: Appropriate Chitosan Concentrations with Various pH Values at Different Growth Stages

Ibrahim A. Matter, Osama M. Darwesh and Mohamed F. Eida

The Impact of the Complexity of Cystic Fibrosis in Jordanian Patients on the Spectrum of Cystic Fibrosis Transmembrane Conductance Regulator Mutations

Mona R. Bustami,Luay  F. Abu-Qatouseh , Nagham A. Hussein, Walid S. Aburayyan, Eyad M. Mallah, Raeda W. Khalil and Tawfiq A. Arafat

In vitro Anti-Proliferative Activity of the Rubia tinctorum and Alkanna tinctoria Root Extracts in Panel of Human Tumor Cell Lines

Luay Rashan , Faruck L. Hakkim , Heinz H. Fiebig , Gerhardt Kelter , Irmgard Merfort  Mohammed Al-Buloshi  and Sidgi S. A. A. Hasson

Phytochemical Screening: Antioxidant and Antibacterial Activities of Verbena supina L. Aqueous, Hexane and Methanol Extracts

Khalid A. Shadid

The Efficacy of Photosensitizers on Mycelium Growth, Mycotoxin and Enzyme Activity of Alternaria spp.

Kholoud M. Alananbeh, Nahla A. BouQellah, Mashael R. Al Harbi and Salama A. Ouf

The Efficacy of the Plant Extracts of Afrostyrax kamerunensis, Monodora myristica, Moringa oleifera and Azadirachta indica against the Infestation of the Leather Beetle, Dermestes maculatus De Geer in Smoked African Mud Catfish, Clarias gariepinus Burchell

Luke C. Nwosu, Okechukwu A. Obi, Vivian A. Azoro, Sunday A. Dialoke, Adiya E. Onah, Usman Zakka, Owolabi M. Azeez, Akubuike N. Eluwa, Uloma A. Azuine, Kalu U. Ukpai, Temitope E. Arotolu, Isiaka A. Lawal, Gerald M. Ugagu, Onyekachi A. Uwalaka, Godfrey M. Petgrave, Robert U. Obilo and Uwaoma O. Aguwa

Mitigation of Alpha-Cypermethrin-Induced Hepatotoxicity in Rats by Tribulus terrestris Rich in Antioxidant Compounds

Sami I. Ali, Alaa A. Gaafar, Amr A. Abdallah, Sherien M. El-Daly, Mona El-Bana, and Jihan Hussein

Investigating the Antibacterial Potential of Ethanolic and Methanolic Extracts of the Schinus molle L Tree

Reham W. Tahtamouni

Morphometric and Meristic Characteristics of Salmostoma bacaila (Hamilton, 1822) (Cyprinidae) from the Ganges River in Northwestern Bangladesh

Most. Farida Parvin, Md. Yeamin Hossain, Most. Shakila Sarmin, Dalia Khatun, Md. Ataur Rahman, Obaidur Rahman, Md. Akhtarul Islam and Wasim Sabbir

Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii in Cancer Patients Admitted to Hospitals of the Royal Medical Services in Jordan

Nawal S. Hijjawi, Mutaz J. Al-Khreisat, Omar M. Abuyaman, Ali  M. Abdelfattah, Eman M. Rababah, Mohammad A. W. Al-Tamimi , Mahmoud A. Al-Hiari3, and AbdelRahman M. Zueter

A Comparison of the Biological Activities of Citrus sudachi Hort. ex Shirai Peels Grown in Japan and Korea

Masaya Nakamura, Jong-Hwan Ra, Ha-Rim Cheon, Sang-Heon Han, and Ju-Sung Kim

Immunological Influences of Experimental Aflatoxicosis in Broilers and the Protective Role of Mannan Oligosaccharides

Alaa E. H. Mustafa, Hesham A. Sultan, Mona A. Elshabrawy, Mohammad E. Abd Elghany, Ashraf S. Hakim and Doaa D. Khalaf

Screening Wild and Mutant Strains of Aspergillus flavus and Aspergillus niger Isolated from Plantain Stalks for Amylase Production

Oluwatoyin F. Olukunle and Oluwadamilola E. Ajayi

Additive Effects of Physical Exercise and Environmental Enrichment in Attenuating Alterations in the Hippocampal Neuronal Morphology of Adult Wistar Rats Induced by Prenatal Inflammations

Thangarajan Rajesh, Ramesh R Tantradi, Kiranmai S Rai, Sivakumar Gopalakrishnan, R Huban Thomas and Anjaneyulu Konuri

The Fumigant Toxicity of Syzygium aromaticum and Cymbopogon citratus Oils on Selected Life Stages of Tribolium castaneum (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae)

Olufunmilayo E. Ajayi, Seun O. Oladipupo and Tolulope B. Ojo 

Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms in TLR4 Gene and Endometritis Resistance in River Buffalo (Bubalus bubalis)

Noha  M. Osman, Ahlam A. Abou Mossallam, Fawzy R. El Seedy and  Eman R. Mahfouz

Spermatogenesis and Steroidogenesis Functions of Rat Testis Following Exposure to Alafia barteri Leaf Extracts

Sunday A. Adelakun, Babatunde Ogunlade and Olusegun D. Omotoso

Differential Gene Expression of Durum Wheat (Triticum turgidum L. var. durum) in Relation to Genotypic Variation under NaCl Salinity Stress
Nidal Odat