Spirulina, food of past, present and future
Volume 3, Issue 4 , March 2020, Pages 1-20


  Spirulina is a multicellular and filamentous blue-green microalgae. Its contains large amounts of protein (70 % dry weight), carotenoid (4000 mg/kg),omega-3 and omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids, Gamma Linoleic Acid (GLA), sulfolipids, glycolipids, polysaccharides, provitamins; vitamin A, vitamin E, ...  Read More

Design and synthesis of short antimicrobial peptide derivatives based on human cathelicidin
Volume 3, Issue 4 , March 2020, Pages 21-34


  Cathelicidin derived from human leukocytes is a 171amino acid protein that demonstrated to have antimicrobial activity. Synthesis of Antimicrobial Peptides (AMPs) are known to be expensive. In this study, after extraction of human cathelicidin sequence from NCBI, physicochemical characteristics such ...  Read More

The role of drinking hydrogen-rich water produced by alkaline stick on resistance exercise in athletes
Volume 3, Issue 4 , March 2020, Pages 35-47


  In the double-blind study, the effect of drinking Hydrogen-Rich Water (HRW) producing by alkaline stick and tap water (placebo) on 9 male athletes in resistance training during 24 h were studied, and Lactate Dehydrogenase (LDH), Creatine Kinase (CPK) and Lactic Acid (LAC) levels in their blood samples ...  Read More

Biosynthesis of silver nanoparticles using the aqueous extract of chamomile flower and their antibacterial activity against Acinetobacter spp.
Volume 3, Issue 4 , March 2020, Pages 48-62


  In this study, we have shown that biologically synthesized Silver Nanoparticles (Ag-NPs) can effectively inhibit the growth of a clinical isolate of the Acinetobacter spp in vivo. The bacterial strain was isolated from a hospitalized male burnt patient in Sulaymaniyah, Iraq. Initially, Minimum Inhibitory ...  Read More

Comparing mental performance and hardiness of rural and urban university students in Ahwaz
Volume 3, Issue 4 , March 2020, Pages 63-71


  The aim of the present study was to compare mental performance and hardiness of rural university students with urban university students in Shahid Chamran University of Ahwaz. This study had causal-comparative design. Samples were chosen randomly from 159 students (88 urban students and 71 rural students). ...  Read More

Prelevence of Salmonella typhi and pharmacotherapy outcomes among children in ten years in Hilla city, Iraq
Volume 3, Issue 4 , March 2020, Pages 72-77


  Typhoid fever diseases menace the human health worldwide. This study assessed the prevalence of typhoid fever among children in Hilla City. A total of 217 samples were collected. Children were diagnosed with payrexia caused by S. typhi by records of medical used for statistical study tools considered. ...  Read More