American Journal of Life Sciences

Volume 6, Issue 3, June 2018

  • Evaluation of Antibiotics Ampicillin and Ciprofloxacin and Biosurfactant Rhamnolipid Effect on Hydrophobicity and Electron Donors and Recipients in Urinary and Fecal Escherichia Coli

    Mahdi Khangholi, Shaghayegh Anvari, Ezzatollah Ghaemi, Ailar Jamalli

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, June 2018
    Pages: 39-46
    Received: 27 July 2018
    Accepted: 4 October 2018
    Published: 6 November 2018
    Abstract: Adhesion is the first and most important stage in pathogenesis after bacteria enters to the body. Attachment of bacteria in medicine, industry, agriculture, waste decomposition, shipbuilding, etc. is important. Hydrophobicity and electron donor- electron acceptor characteristic are more important factors in bacterial adhesion. This study tries exam... Show More
  • Protective Effect of Valsartan on Podocyte Injury in Rats with Diabetic Nephropathy

    Qingfen Wang, Rui Li, Weiwei Li, Lei Wang

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, June 2018
    Pages: 47-51
    Received: 5 December 2018
    Published: 6 December 2018
    Abstract: To investigate the mechanism of valsartan protecting podocytes and inhibiting renal injury in diabetic rats. The rat model of diabetic nephropathy was induced by combination of valsartan and high-sugar and high-fat diet. The urinary protein content, renal index, inflammatory and antioxidant indexes in the kidney, renal pathological changes and podo... Show More