American Journal of Zoology

Volume 1, Issue 2, December 2018

  • Extraction and Characterization of Lipid from Pangus Fish (P. Pangasius) Available in Bangladesh by Solvent Extraction Method

    Md. Mahmudur Rahman, Md. Rashidul Islam, Md. Ralin Islam, Suraiya Naznin

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 2, December 2018
    Pages: 28-34
    Received: 2 December 2018
    Accepted: 14 December 2018
    Published: 15 January 2019
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajz.20180102.11
    Abstract: The aim of this work was to characterize the lipids extracted from pangus fish (P. pangasius) available in the local market in Bangladesh. The pangus fish (P. pangasius) was collected from the local market of Dhaka. Lipids were isolated from both the fresh as well as cooked fish by solvent extraction method. The physical characteristics of lipid of... Show More
  • Insecticidal Effects of Cattle Urine and Indigenous Plant Extracts Against Sugarcane Mealybugs

    Md Nur Alam Miah, Md Ramiz Uddin Miah, Md Mofazzal Hossain, Md Enamul Haque

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 2, December 2018
    Pages: 35-39
    Received: 3 December 2018
    Accepted: 26 December 2018
    Published: 22 January 2019
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajz.20180102.12
    Abstract: Laboratory investigation was carried out to evaluate the repellency and toxicity effect of fermented cattle urine, neem seed kernel, mahagoni seed and allamanda leaves extract @ 5, 10 and 15 percent concentration against mealybugs of sugarcane. All the extracts had repellent and toxic effect against mealybugs of sugarcane. The repellency effect of ... Show More
  • Prevalence of Staphylococcus aureus in Raw Milk and Some Dairy Products in Port Said Governorate

    Saly Mamoun Elsayed Toubar, Abdllah Abdelkader Elbialy, Mahmoud Mohamed Mohamed Zaky, Ahmed Samy El-Shafey

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 2, December 2018
    Pages: 40-46
    Received: 25 November 2018
    Accepted: 18 December 2018
    Published: 25 January 2019
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajz.20180102.13
    Abstract: Staphylococcus aureus Food Poisoning is a common cause of food-borne disease worldwide. Of particular relevance is the ability of some Staphylococcus aureus strains to produce heat stable enterotoxins that cause staphylococcal food poisoning, which ranks as one of the most prevalent worldwide causes of gastroenteritis. Several studies have shown th... Show More