Ruqaya Al-Ezzy

Ruqaya Al-Ezzy
Al-Nahrain University · Department of molecular and medical biotechnology

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January 2006 - November 2018
Al-Nahrain University
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Since time immemorial medicinal plants have been used in healthcare to treat different human disease. The ideals of medicinal plants are highlighted due to the utility of the common-factor approach to engage other health promoters in propagating. One of these medicinal plants is Calotropis procera which is a species of tree in the family Apocynacea...
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This study aimed to evaluate the immunological potential of Plantago lanceolata through determination of (total and absolute count of white blood cell, total count of red blood cell and total count of hemoglobin). The results indicated the ability of plant extract to modulate toxic effect of methotrexate on albino mice by enhancing immunity through...
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In past decade, breast cancer prevention research has made notable steps forward and many evidences suggest the potential effects of natural compound in decreasing the risk of various cancers. So, in this study dextran consider as one of the medically important natural compound isolated from Leuconostoc mesenteroides isolate. Now today, Dextran use...
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Leukemia is a common malignancy of childhood. Leukemias are group of malignant disorders of the haematopoietic tissues that are characteristically associated with increased numbers of leucocytes in bone marrow and/or peripheral blood. The aetiology of leukemia is unknown but several lines of evidence do suggest that the disease is a result of inter...
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Plants have been used by people from prehistoric times to get rid of suffering and curing ailments. Plants are of the important sources of medicine and a large numbers of drugs in use are derived from plants. Yarrow, a member of the aster family, is closely related to chrysanthemums and chamomile. Yarrow (Achillea millefolium) was named after Achil...
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Sisymbrium irio is a plant used in folk medicine in Asian peoples. In 79 samples collected from hospitals, 71 were infected with Gram-positive bacteria. Performing API 20 samples showed 17(23.94%) were S. pyrogens and 54(76.06%) were S. aureus. In an experiment for antibiotic sensitivity, the samples showed 100% sensitivity to penicillin, cephalexi...
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This study included evaluation for the effects of green synthetic nanoparticles of Salvia officinalis aqueous leaf extract loaded with silver nitrate on antibacterial activity. Green synthetic nanoparticles were synthesized by mixing the plant extract with different AgNO3 concentrations (1 mM, 1.5 mM, 1.75 mM, and 2 Mm) then they were detected by c...
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Traditionally medicinal plants are used for its potential chemotherapeutic action and for safety upon the continued use of these plants. Achillea millefolium (AM) is an ancient herb which is used to treat wounds, headaches, disorder in gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary, pain, and inflammation. This study was aimed to investigate the biochemical pa...
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The study aimed to explain the hepatoprotective action of Cyperus rotundus methanolic extract in vitro and in vivo (albino male mice). An interaction between the extract and Glucophage drug were also made to evaluate the in vivo modulating effects of the extract. The hepatoprotective evaluations included assessment of malondialdyde (MDA) and catala...
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Major organ of detoxification is Liver and first target exposure to side effect of drug, methotrexate(MTX) is one of different drugs that use as therapy for many diseases such as arthritis and cancer, besides that, show hepatotoxicity effect. For which strict laboratory and histological oversight has been launched. To estimate protective effect of...
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Major organ of detoxification is Liver and first target exposure to side effect of drug, methotrexate(MTX) is one of different drugs that use as therapy for many diseases such as arthritis and cancer, besides that, show hepatotoxicity effect. For which strict laboratory and histological oversight has been launched. To estimate protective effect of...
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Major organ of detoxification is Liver and first target exposure to side effect of drug, methotrexate(MTX) is one of different drugs that use as therapy for many diseases such as arthritis and cancer, besides that, show hepatotoxicity effect. For which strict laboratory and histological oversight has been launched. To estimate protective effect of...
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Liver is a vital organ play a major role in metabolism and excretion of xenobiotics from the body. Liver injury is a major health problem that challenges not only for the health care professionals but also for the pharmaceutical industry and drug regulatory agencies. Liver cell injury caused by various toxic chemicals one of them is carbon tetrachl...
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Background: Cyproheptadine hydrochloride (HCl) is antihistaminic drug which used widely in our country as an appetizer and for weight gain especially for low weight children. Objective: The aims of this study were to assess the effects of cyproheptadine HCl on blood picture including white blood cells count, lymphocytes count, and its effect on the...
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Background: Synthetic drugs are created using chemicals rather than natural ingredients. One reason that synthetic drugs are extremely dangerous is that buyers do not know what chemicals they are ingesting. Histamine in the body can produce symptoms of sneezing, itching, watery eyes, and runny nose. Cyproheptadine (periactin) an antihistamine is us...
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Total flavonoid contents, reductive ability and radical scavenging activity were studied in the methanol extracts of Arum maculatum L. and Physalis peruviana L. The results revealed that A. maculatum extract had total flavonoids of 535.3±109.9 µg/ml, which was significantly higher than the recorded flavonoids in P. peruviana extract (352.0±12.7 µg/...
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three concentrations (250, 500, 1000) µg/ml of sage Salvia officinalis L. leaf aqueous extract were assessed for their anti-mutagenic potentials in cultured blood cells of 10 acute lymphocytic leukaemia (ALL) patients and a similar number of apparently healthy controls. The parameter of assessment was micronucleus (MN) formation, which was either s...
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This study was designed to evaluate the antibacterial and cytogenetic effect of Cassia italica (Senna) on metaphase index and micronucleous formation in polychromatic erythrocytes of bone marrow cells of mice. Results showed that Cassia italica leaves methanolic extract caused a significant inhibition in growth of E.coli and Staphylococcus auerous...
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A study aimed to examine immunomodulatory effect of concentrated cell free filtrate (CCF) of Lactobacillus acidophilus on immune system of mice by detecting the total and absolute counts of leucocytes. It was shown that CCF of Lactobacillus acidophilus caused a significant increase in total leucocyte count for all concentrations used in comparison...
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Background: Green tea Camellia sinensis is non fermented tea. The tea is an infusion of flavorful leaves that has been consumed for centuries as a beverage and is valued for its medicinal properties. Over the last few decades green tea has been subjected to many scientific and medical studies to determine the extent of its long-purported health ben...
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This study foxed the line on the effect of Lactobacillus acidophilus concentrated filtrate on sperm head abnormality. The result showed that Lactobacillus acidophilus concentrated filtrate caused a significant decrease in sperm head abnormality for all doses (250, 500 and 750 mg/kg) in comparison with negative and positive controls, and revealed th...
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This study dealt with the effect of Lactobacillus acidophilus concentrated filtrate on polychromatic erythrocyte. The result showed that Lactobacillus acidophilus concentrated filtrate caused a non significant decrease in micronucleus formation at first dose in comparison with negative control while a significant decrease in micronucleus formation...
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This study dealt with the effect of Lactobacillus acidophilus concentrated filtrate on polychromatic erythrocyte. The result showed that Lactobacillus acidophilus concentrated filtrate caused a non significant decrease in micronucleus formation at first dose in comparison with negative control while a significant decrease in micronucleus formation...
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This study deals with the cytogenetic effect of lactobacillus acidophilus concentrated filtrate on metaphase index of bone marrow cells in mice. Cyclophosphamide is a drug that is used primarily for treating several types of cancer. In order to work, cyclophosphamide first is converted by the liver into two chemicals, acrolein and phosphoramide. Th...
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This study dealt with the effect of Lactobacillus acidophilus concentrated filtrate on polychromatic erythrocyte. The result showed that Lactobacillus acidophilus concentrated filtrate caused a non significant decrease in micronucleus formation at first dose in comparison with negative control while a significant decrease in micronucleus formation...

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