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In vitro activity of total aqueous ethanol leaf extracts of Ricinus communis on Leishmania major promastigotes
The activity of aqueous and ethanol extracts of Ricinus communis was tested on Leishmania promastigotes in cell-free culture media. Serial dilutions of the extracts ranging from 500μg/ml, 250 μg/ml and 62.5μg/ml were ...
Anti-viral activity of the extracts of a Kenyan medicinal plant Carissa edulis against herpes simplex virus.
(Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 2006-03)
Herpes simplex virus (HSV) infection is a major opportunistic infection in immunosuppressed persons. It is therefore a serious disease in high HIV/AIDS prevalence areas as in sub-Saharan Africa where infections due to HSV ...
In vitro Regeneration of Dryland Kenyan Maize Genotypes Through Somatic Embryogenesis
In this study, we report successful regeneration of Kenyan white maize using immature embryos derived from three selected Kenyan dryland synthetic maize hybrids; Dryland Hybrid (DH) 02, Pwani Hybrid (PH) 01 and PH04 and ...
Microsatellite Typing Reveals Strong Genetic Structure of Schistosoma Mansoni from Localities in Kenya
Genetic diversity and population structure of seven populations of Schistosoma mansoni sampled in Kenya were assessed using five microsatellite markers. The mean number of alleles per locus, expected heterozygosity in ...