Venom allergens in the venom of venomous animals
Volume 3, Issue 1 , June 2019, Pages 1-8

  Today allergens are known as molecules that induce an IgE-mediated reaction (allergy) in human beings. Protein is one of the most important molecules that could be the allergen. Allergens sources are varied from plants, animals, and fungi to microbial and even viral sources. Melittin, phospholipase A2, ...  Read More

Optimization of Vibrio fischeri bioluminescence property
Volume 3, Issue 1 , June 2019, Pages 9-18

  Vibrio fischeri is a bacterium that produces light, mainly in sea water. The glowing light from luminous bacteria is a specific function consisting of luciferase and luciferin. This ability of V. fischeri is a valuable application for researchers. In this study, the growth conditions were optimized for ...  Read More

Replication of pgR107 binary Ti vector without pSoup helper plasmid in disarmed Agrobacterium tumefaciens LBA4404
Volume 3, Issue 1 , June 2019, Pages 19-28

  Nowadays the dual binary vector system pGreen/pSoup is used for Agrobacterium transformation. The pGreen vector uses the pSa replication locus composed of the pSa ori and the pSa replicase gene (repA). The repA gene is resident on a pSoup and provides replication functions in Trans for pGreen. Therefore, ...  Read More

Identification of chemical composition of essential oil and evaluation of antimicrobial effects of ethanolic extract of Mentha pulegium on Staphylococcus aureus and Escherichia coli
Volume 3, Issue 1 , June 2019, Pages 29-38

  Increasing antibiotic resistance in strains of bacterial pathogens increase the attitude of people to find new compounds as an appropriate alternative to antibiotics. In this study, the antimicrobial effects of methanolic extract of Mentha pulegium against S. aureus and E. coli strains were investigated. ...  Read More

Existence of blaCTX-M, blaSHV and blaTEM genes encoding ESBLs among Escherichia coli isolates from sheep meat products
Volume 3, Issue 1 , June 2019, Pages 39-44

  The aim of this study was investigation of blaCTX-M, blaSHV and blaTEM ESBLs among Escherichia coli (E. coli) isolates from meat products. Fifty sheep meat samples were prepared from some slaughter houses in Tehran, Iran. The isolates were also confirmed by conventional biochemical tests. The antibiotic ...  Read More

The protective properties of hydro-alcoholic extract of Nigella sativa on male reproductive system in type 2 diabetes rat
Volume 3, Issue 1 , June 2019, Pages 45-56

  Male infertility related to diabetes is under investigation to find a proper therapeutic strategy with minimal side effects. Using Nigella sativa as a supplementary agent could be helpful. This study was designed to know Nigella sativa effect on hormone profiles and histology of diabetes type II model. ...  Read More

Anti-tumor activity of Iranian cobra snake (Naja oxiana) venom on lung cancer cell line
Volume 3, Issue 1 , June 2019, Pages 57-63

  Drug discovery from the venom of venomous animals is one of the marvelous and cost effective ways.Snake venom is one of the important sources of drug discovery. There are various active biomolecules in the snake venom. N.oxiana venom fractionated and cytotoxic effect of each fraction was examined by ...  Read More