Review Article p. 488

Dermal and Transdermal Delivery of Active Substances from Semisolid Bases

A. Jankowski, R. Dyja and B. Sarecka-Hujar

The selection of a semisolid base type (hydrophobic, hydrophilic or emulsion) has an essential influence on the skin and transdermal delivery of active substances. The cutaneous and percutan..

Review Article p. 501

Biological and Non-biological Synthesis of Metallic Nanoparticles: Scope for Current Pharmaceutical Research

Kiranmai Mandava*

Nanotechnology in pharmacy and medicine is going to have a major impact on the survival of the human race. The unique optical, catalytic, electronic and physical properties (melting point) o..

Research Paper p. 513

Effect of Plant Extracts, Bio Agents and Fungicides against Sclerotium rolfsii Causing Collar Rot in Chickpea

S. H. Wavare, R. M. Gade and A. V. Shitole*

Antifungal effects of methanol, acetone, dichloromethane and aqueous extracts of four flowers, marigold (Tagetes erecta), Gaillardia sp. (G. aristata), Chrysanthemum sp. (C. indicum) and Cal..

Research Paper p. 521

Effects of Aqueous Bryophyllum pinnatum Leaf Extract on Hematological, Renal and Sperm Indices in Wistar Rats

J. S. Aprioku* and I. Igbe

Bryophyllum pinnatum is a perennial herb, widely used in the treatment of several conditions in folklore medicine. The effects of sub-acute treatment of the aqueous extract of B. pinnatum le..

Research Paper p. 527

Utilization and Safety of Hepatoprotective Drugs: A Retrospective Pharmacoepidemiology Study on Two Databases of China

J. Liu, L. Zhao, C. Zhang, X. Ying, R. You, L. Deng and D. Liu*

Adverse event reports related hepatoprotective drugs are increasing. This has important public health implications. Our study aims to investigate the safety of hepatoprotective drugs by comb..