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JJBS Volume 4

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Number 3



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Editorial Preface

Contents of Number 1


Redundant and Non-Redundant Functions of Actin Depolymerizing Factor (ADF) and Cofilin in Metastasis- Review

Lubna H. Tahtamouni and James R. Bamburg 


Survey and Determination of Aflatoxin Levels in Stored Peanut in Sudan

Shami Elhaj Alssafi Bakhiet and Ahmed Altayeb Ahmed Musa


Genetic Diversity Analysis of Achillea fragrantissima (Forskal) Schultz Bip Populations Collected From Different Regions of Jordan Using RAPD Markers

Ibrahim Mohammad Rawashdeh


 The Effect of Certain Environmental Factors on Growth and β-Carotene  Production by Dunaliella sp. Isolated from the Dead Sea

Nader Fareid AbuSara  , Sadeq Emeish  and Abdul-Karim Jaber Sallal


Growth Rate, Proximate Composition and Fatty Acid Profile of Juvenile kutum Rutilus frisii kutum Under Light/Dark Cycles

Mohammad Reza Ghomi , Mehdi Sohrabnejad , Moosa Zarei


 Evaluation of Body Iron and Oxidative Stress Status in Smoker/Hypertensive/ Diabetic Patients Suffering Acute Myocardial Infarction Episode

Abdalla  M. JarariHaider  A. Al-Attar,  Medhat  M. Abdel-Moneim, Rakesh  M.  Pathak and Dhastagir S. Sheriff


In vitro Free Radical Scavenging and Brine Shrimp Lethality Bioassay of Aqueous Extract of Ficus racemosa Seed

Kaiser Hamid, Shapna Sultana, Kaniz Fatima Urmi, Mohammad Obayed Ullahc, Abu Hasanat Md. Zulfiker, Md. Afzal Hossain


 Effect of Seasonal Monsoons on Calanoid Copepod in Chabahar Bay-Gulf of Oman

Neda Fazeli, Rasool Zare


Contents of Number 2

Molecular Taxonomy Among Mentha spicata, Mentha longifolia and Ziziphora tenuior  Populations using the RAPD Technique

Ibrahim Mohammad Al-Rawashdeh


Prevalence of Helicobacter Pylori Gastritis at the North of Jordan

Shami Elhaj Alssafi Bakheit  and N. M. Abu-Ahmad, A. Odeh and A-K. J. Sallal


Determination of Genetic Relationship among Some Varieties of Chickpea (Cicer arietinum L) in Sulaimani by RAPD and ISSR Markers

Nawroz Abdul-Razzak Tahir and  Hero Fatih Hama Karim


Association of Entomopathogenic and Other Opportunistic Fungi with Insects in Dormant Locations

Lazgeen Haji Assaf, Raed Abdulljabar Haleem and Samir Khalaf Abdullah


Microbiological Changes and Determination of Some Chemical Characteristics for Local Yemeni Cheese

Abdulmalek M. Amran and  Abdulaziz A. Abbas


Animal Trade in Amman Local Market, Jordan

Ehab Eid a, Ibrahim Al Hasani b, Thabet Al Share a, Omar Abed a and Zuhair Amr


A modified Smoking Machine for Monitoring the Effect of Tobacco Smoke on Albino Rats

Shraideh Z., Awaida, W., Najjar, H., and Musleh, M.


Microbiological Quality and in Use Preservative Capacity of Shampoo Preparations Manufactured in Jordan

Qasem Abu Shaqra, Yousif Mashni and  Waleed Al- Momani


Contents of Number 3

Glutathione as Potential Target for Cancer Therapy; More or Less is Good? (Mini- Review)

Maher Y. Abdalla

Antibiogram and Heavy Metal Resistance Pattern of Salmonella spp. Isolated from

Wild Asian Sea Bass (Lates calcarifer) from Tok Bali, Kelantan, Malaysia

Lee S. Wei and Wendy Wee


 Micromycetes in Sand and Water along the Algerian Western Coastal Areas

Amaria Matallah-Boutiba1, Nadjet Benmessaoud, Zakaria Benmansour and Ziouni Boutiba1

Production, Purification and Characterization of Protease by Aspergillus flavus under Solid State Fermentation

Chinnasamy Muthulakshmi, Duraisamy Gomathi, Dugganaboyana Guru Kumar, Ganesan

Ravikumar, Manokaran Kalaiselvi and Chandrasekar Uma

Changes in Biochemical Composition of the Gonads of Donax trunculus L. (Mollusca, Bivalvia) from the Gulf of Annaba (Algeria) in Relation to Reproductive Events and Pollution

Amel Hamdani and Nadia Soltani-Mazouni


Storage Effects on the  Quality of Sachet Water Produced within Port Harcourt Metropolis, Nigeria

Sunday B. Akinde, Michael I. Nwachukwu and Adindu S. Ogamba


The  Role  of   milleri  Streptococci  in  the   Formation  of  Cariogenic  Biofilm: Bacteriological Aspects

Mushtak T. Al-Ouqaili , Sawsan Q. AL-Quhli and Minan Y. Al-Izzy

Determination of Larval Instars of Black Cutworm Agrotis ipsilon (Hufnagel) (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae)

Mohammed Shahow M. Ghafoor


In vitro Differentiation of Embryonic Stem Cells to Muscle like Cells after Treatment with Muscle Extract

Intissar N. Waheed


The Sesarmid crab Parasesarma persicum Naderloo and Schubart, 2010 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Sesarmidae), New to the Iraqi Coastal Waters of   Khor Al- Zubair and Shatt Al-Basrah Canal, Basrah, Iraq

Murtada D. Naser


Contents of Number 4

Prey Selection and Feeding Rates of Drupella cornus (Gastropoda: Muricidae) on Corals from the Jordanian Coast of the Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea

Fuad A. Al-Horani, Malik Hamdi and Saber A. Al-Rousan


Effects of Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) on Lipid Profile of Diabetic Rats

Abdul-Rahim Al-Jamal and Taha Alqadi


Bioactive Compounds from a Polypore Fungus Ganoderma applanatum (Per s. ex Wallr.) Pat.

Tawfik M. Muhsin, Abdul-Hafiz A. Al-Duboon and Kawther T. Khalaf


Susceptibility of Males and Females of Cucumber Fruit Fly, Dacus ciliatus, to Various Insecticides in the Laboratory Conditions

Mohammad Mahmoudvand, Aziz Sheikhi Garjan , Hassan Rahimi, Ali Reza Arjmandi Nezhad, Mohammad Ebrahim Mohajeri, Ali Mohammadipoor and Morteza Movahedi Fazel


Histological Changes in Tissues of Trachea and Lung Alveoli of Albino Rats Exposed to the Smoke of Two Types of Narghile Tobacco Products

Ziad A. Shraideh and Hossam N. Najjar


Haematological Responses of Wild Nile Tilapia Oreochromis niloticus after Acclimation to Captivity

Ugwem U. Gabriel , Ojo A. Akinrotimi and Funkeye Eseimokumo


Quality Evaluation of Imported and Locally Produced Processed Cheese in Sudan

Fawaz S. E. Hussein, Ibtisam M. El Zubeir and Abdelaziz A. Fadlelmoula


Bioefficacy of Extracts of some Indigenous Nigerian Plants on the Developmental Stages of Mosquito (Anopheles gambiae)

Rotimi O. Akinkurolere, Chris O. Adedire, Olusola O. Odeyemi, Joshua Raji and Josiah A. Owoeye


Quality Evaluation of Some Honey from the Central Region of Algeria

Salim H. Zerrouk, Biagio G. Fallico, Elena N. Arena, Gabriele F. Ballistreri and Larbi A. Boughediri


Investigation of Genetic Diversity and Relationships among a Set of Rice Varieties in Iraq Using Random Amplified Polymorphic DNA (RAPD) Analysis

Hayba Q. Younan, Abdul kareem A. Al-kazaz and Bilal K. Sulaiman


Study on Protease from Barley Tempeh and in vitro Protein Digestibility

Muhammad Gul Sher, Muhammad Nadeem, Quratulain Syed, Sajjad Abass and Ammara Hassan


A Regulatory Approach Caused by Cold Acclimation and Arsenic on the Impairment of Root Growth of Rice (Oryza sativa)

Md. Shahidul Haque and Md. Kamal Hossain