International Journal of Pharmacy and Chemistry

Volume 7, Issue 4, July 2021

  • Isolation and Purification of an Antibiotic Polyketide JBIR-99 from the Marine Fungus Meyerozyma guilliermondii by High-Speed Counter-Current Chromatography

    Hankui Wu, Zhen Su, Jianguang Chen, Yuanping Wang, Xinyong You, Kunpeng Zhang, Xiaobin Li

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 4, July 2021
    Pages: 52-57
    Received: Jun. 28, 2021
    Accepted: Jul. 07, 2021
    Published: Jul. 15, 2021
    Abstract: JBIR-99 is a natural compound isolated from marine source which possesses strong antibiotic activity. An efficient approach using a combination of size exclusion chromatography with a Sephadex LH-20 and high-speed counter-current chromatography (HSCCC) has been successfully developed for the isolation and purification of a polyketide from the solid... Show More
  • Correlation of Pain Intensity and Level of Disability with the Socio-demographic Characteristics in Patients with Chronic Mechanical Low Back Pain

    Sami Salman Shihab, Eman Qasim Khider

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 4, July 2021
    Pages: 58-70
    Received: May 29, 2021
    Accepted: Jul. 05, 2021
    Published: Jul. 16, 2021
    Abstract: Background: Mechanical low back pains are pains occurred due to an anatomic or functional abnormality in the spine that is not associated with inflammatory or neoplastic disease. Socio-demographic characteristics for chronic low back pain are important cause of disability. Disability can be defined as a restriction or lack of ability to perform an ... Show More
  • Microbial and Heavy Metal Contaminants in Herbal Preparations Sold in Maseru, Lesotho

    Relebohile Mautsoe, Taelo Noko, Oriel Hlokoane

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 4, July 2021
    Pages: 71-79
    Received: Jul. 28, 2021
    Accepted: Aug. 10, 2021
    Published: Aug. 18, 2021
    Abstract: The majority of the populations, both from developed and developing countries, use herbal preparations for primary healthcare purposes. In particular, the use of herbal preparations in Lesotho is high due to inadequate healthcare facilities and inaccessibility of healthcare services. Herbal preparations are inexpensive, easily accessible and cultur... Show More