Tropical Journal of Pharmaceutical Research (TJPR)- February 2018

February 2018 (vol. 17, no. 2) issue of Tropical Journal of Pharmaceutical Research (TJPR) ( has been published. It may be accessed via the following URL: All published articles are DOI-assigned.



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– ISI (Thomson Reuters) Impact Factor (2016): 0.569; H5 Index (2016): 24; Scopus/SCImago (SJR) value (2016): 0.28; Index Copernicus value (ICV): 154.63; DOI-assigned.


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Current Issue

Volume 17, No. 2, February 2018

Original Research Article

Development and in vitro characterization of 5-flurouracil-loaded, colon-targeted drug delivery system    HTML |  Fulltext

Hina Raza, Nazar Muhammad Ranjha, Asif Mahmood, Farooq Azam, Rai Muhammad Sarfraz, Zermina Rashid, 

Calycosin regulates glucocorticoid-induced apoptosis via Nrf2/ARE signaling in MC3T3-E1 cells    HTML |  Fulltext

Lifeng Fu, WeiLiang Wu, Jian Zhu, Shu Qiang, Jansong Chen, 

expression of MiR-9 promotes proliferation, migration and differentiation of human neural stem cells    HTML |  Fulltext

Fei Zeng, Jing Xiong, Wei Ke, Jie Pu, Yanqiang Zhan, 

In vitro effect of lysophosphatidic acid on proliferation, invasion and migration of human ovarian cancer cells    HTML |  Fulltext

Beitai Wu, Qingfu Wang, Lixin Zhu, Aiping Qin, Tiefeng Chen, Jinpen Li, Yu Xiao, Zongan Lai, Weixiong Xie, 

Glechoma longituba (Lamiaceae) alleviates apoptosis in calcium oxalate-induced oxidative stress in kidney proximal tubule epithelial cell line, HK-2   HTML |  Fulltext

Sheng-xing Wang, Pei-yu Liang, Yi-nan Han, Bang-fen Zhou, Jin-huo Chen, 

Effect of electrolyzed reduced water on malondialdehyde levels and neutrophil cells in aggressive periodontitis    HTML |  Fulltext

Markus B Rahardjo, Rini D Ridwan, Delaneira AD Hikmah, 

Evaluation of the diuretic potentials of naringenin in hypercholesterolemic rats    HTML |  Fulltext

Mohd N Ansari, Majid A Ganaie, Tajdar H Khan, Abdul Samad, Hassan A Madkhali, Syed Rizwan Ahamad, 

Artemesia annua extract prevents glyoxal-induced cell injury in retinal microvascular endothelial cells during glaucoma    HTML |  Fulltext

Shun Jiang, Qin Wang, Jiawen Ling, 

Effect of tangeretin on ovalbumin-provoked allergic respiratory asthma in Swiss albino mice    HTML |  Fulltext

Liang-mei Li, Wei Liu, 

Effect of JUNCAO-cultivated Ganoderma lucidum spent mushroom substrate-hot water extract on immune function in mice    HTML |  Fulltext

Yanling Liu, Lan Mei, Jing Li, Annan Wang, Hailing Luo, Zhanxi Lin, 

In silico and in vivo anti-inflammatory studies of curcuminoids, turmeric extract with zinc oxide, and eugenol    HTML |  Fulltext

Asti Meizarini, Siswandono , Wibi Riawan, Retno P Rahayu, 

Inhibition of TNF-α and IL-1 by compounds from selected plants for rheumatoid arthritis therapy: In vivo and in silico studies    HTML |  Fulltext

Shengkang Xu, Hao Peng, Na Wang, Meng Zhao, 

Healing effect of Shaoshang Yuhe yihao on burns in rats    HTML |  Fulltext

Hai Jiang, Yu Liu, Xuan Liu, Gang Xu, 

Baicalein administration protects against pentylenetetrazole-induced chronic epilepsy in rats    HTML |  Fulltext

Peiyu Li, Xiuping Wang, Junwu Zhang, 

Investigation of Maillard reaction involvement in the steam processing of Panax Notoginseng root    HTML |  Fulltext

Jiang-Hua Li, Yu-Jie Liu, Yong-Liang Huang, Zhi-Jie Yu, Mei-Bian Hu, Rui-Zhen Huang,Chun-Jie Wu, 

Siamese crocodile plasma synergizes with ceftazidime against ceftazidime-resistant Enterobacter cloacae    HTML |  Fulltext

Nitaya Rojtinnakorn, Yosapong Temsiripong, Thippawan Pimchan, Griangsak Eumkeb, 

Association of single nucleotide polymorphisms in miR-499 and miR-196a with susceptibility to breast cancer    HTML |  Fulltext

Abdolhassan Doulah, Ali Salehzadeh, Majid Mojarrad, 

Trends in Medicaid fee-for-service outpatient drug utilization, expenditures, and pharmacy reimbursement rates (2010–2012)    HTML |  Fulltext

Bander Balkhi, Abdulrahman Alshehri, 

Assessment of hospital pharmacists clinical knowledge and practical skill levels for pharmaceutical care in Madinah, Saudi Arabia    HTML |  Fulltext

Syed Wasif Gillani, Mohi Iqbal Mohammad Abdul, Irfan Altaf Ansari, Hisham A Zaghloul,Syed Ata-ur Rahman, Mirza R Baig, 

Antipsychotic prescription patterns and treatment costs of schizophrenia in northwestern Pakistan: A one-year observational study    HTML |  Fulltext

Abuzar Khan, Zafar Iqbal, Syed M Sultan, Zahid Nazar, Muhammad Tariq, 

A meta-analysis of the efficacy of azithromycin and benzathine penicillin in early syphilis    HTML |  Fulltext

Hai-Ying Li, Hui-Qing Qu, Xiu-Min Wang, Yu-Jie Zhang, Fu-Ren Zhang, 

Population pharmacokinetics of vancomycin in Jordanian patients    HTML | Fulltext

Needa Zalloum, Mohammad I Saleh, Mohannad Al Haj, Montaser Balbisi, Mutasim Al-Ghazawi, 

Review Article

Current perspectives on genotype classification and individualized drug targeting in triple-negative breast cancer    HTML |  Fulltext

Xiao-tian Ma, Shou-hua Rong, Yu-chao Zhang, Li-ting Jia, 

Traditional uses, phytochemistry and biological activities of Cotula cinerea Del: A review    HTML |  Fulltext

Mebarki Lakhdar, 

Medicinal Properties of Clinacanthus nutans: A review    HTML |  Fulltext

Bann Siang Yeo, Yiing Jye Yap, Rhun Yian Koh, Khuen Yen Ng, Soi Moi Chye,

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