1. Phytochemical Study of the Geranium L. in Kurdistan Region-Iraq

Sirwan Hassan Salih

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2019, , Pages 1-3


  Phenolic compounds of Geranium L. species were studied taxonomically by using the High Isolation and Characterization of Phenolic Compounds by Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) and Thin Layer Chromatography (TLC). Depending on the quantity and quality of the phenolic compounds the species were ...  Read More

2. Antimicrobial Activity of Combined Cinnamon Nanoemulsions-Antibiotics against Acinetobacter baumannii

Dana Khdr Sabir; Karzan R. Sidiq

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2019, , Pages 8-11


  Threats of Acinetobacter baumannii, a Gram-negative and multi-drug resistant bacterium,to the public health have recently received great attention worldwide. This is because the high incidence rate of the bacterial infections and the ability of the A. baumannii to resist a wide range of antibiotics. ...  Read More

3. Biodiversity of aquatic insects in relation to physico-chemical parameters of Shekh Turab stream

Faris Zaidan Jarjees; Nihal S. Hanna; Janan J. Toma

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2019, , Pages 12-16


  Ecological integrity and their properties of any aquatic environment are important to monitor its stability and any change to the ecological system. The current work was undertaken to study the community of aquatic insects and physio-chemical variables of the Shekh Turab stream in periods extended for ...  Read More

4. The Role of Flow Rate and Fluid Alkalanity on Fine Particles Movement and Influencing the Petrophysical Properties of Reservoir Sandstone

Khabat M. Ahmad

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2019, , Pages 17-21


  Permeability decline related with fine migration is one of the most widespread phenomenon that occurs in most oil reservoirs. Fine migration is intensive in sandstone reservoir, but frequently misinterpreted. Movement of fine particles might be problamatic to identify and even not easy to predict and ...  Read More

5. A Comparison of Supermassive Black Hole Mass of NGC 4151 Using Different Methods

Ismaeel A. Al-Baidhany; Sami Salman Chiad; Mahmood M. Kareem; Wasmaa A. Jabbar; Tahseen H. Mubarak; Nadir Fadhil Habubi; Ehssan S. Hassan; Mohamed Odda Dawood; Oday Mazin Abdulmunem

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2020, , Pages 22-26


  We found a new value of supermassive black hole (SMBH) mass in the middle of type 1 Seyfert, NGC 4151 galaxy. In this Study, the image of NGC 4151 galaxy was deprojected to face-on, using spiral galaxy of face-on, and applied IRAF to calculate the ellipticity and position angle of major-axis.  A ...  Read More

6. Antimicrobial activity of silver nanoparticles with antibiotics against clinically isolated Acinetobacter baumannii

Pyman M. Mohamedsalih; Dana Khdr Sabir

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 15 June 2020


  Antibiotic-resistant bacteria are among the major healthcare problem worldwide and Acinetobacter baumannii is a leading threat among them. In this study, the combined effects of different antibiotics with silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) were assessed against the growth of a clinical isolate of A. ...  Read More

7. Effects of Low Seminal Plasma Antioxidant Potential on Semen Quality and Male Fertility

Ayad Faeq Palani; Nora Sabah Asdallh

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2019, , Pages 4-7


  It is very important to identify the factors which affect normal sperm functions. New Bio-chemical parameters in seminal plasma were analyzed to determine the biochemical factors that affect normal sperm function. The research groups consists of infertile groups Asthenozoospermia (n=31) and Normozoospermia ...  Read More

8. Assessment of the Students’ Mental Health in the University of Garmian Using the Kurdish General Health Questionnaire

Pegah A.M. Seidi

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2020, , Pages 27-31


  It is predicted that Kurdish people, especially in Garmian District, face more mental health issues due to war, displacement and numerous political conflicts. On the other hand, different studies showed that mental health of university students decreases during their educational years. So, this study ...  Read More

9. Genetic Polymorphism of Toll-Like Receptor 4 Thr399Ile Variant in Iraqi Kurdish Population: Sulaymaniyah Province

Sherko S Niranji

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2020, , Pages 32-36


  Toll-like receptors (TLRs), encoded by innate immune genes, functions to detect microbial ligands. Studies found that polymorphisms in TLR genes among populations are associated with diseases. Among the classes of TLRs, TLR-4 is important for exploring bacterial lipopolysaccharide. TLR-4 Thre399Ile is ...  Read More

10. Effect of Hydroalcoholic Extract of Teucrium polium on the Process of Wound Healing in Diabetic Rats

Mohsin Ahmed Salih; Asmaa Najm Abdullah; Sadat A. Aziz

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2020, , Pages 37-45


  Wound healing is physiological process, passing through three main overlapping phases, including inflammatory, proliferative, and remodeling phase to repair the damaged tissue. Some vital process in wound healing, including inflammatory cell infiltration, angiogenesis and collagen tissue formation, seems ...  Read More

11. Effect of Smoking and Some Obesity Indexes on Serum Lipid Profile in Young Male Smokers

Diyar Akbar Hasan Al-Jaf; Komar Akbar Hasan Al-Jaf

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2020, , Pages 46-50


  Smoking is one of the modifiable cardiovascular risk factors which can alter normal levels of blood lipid parameters, in addition to body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference (WC). This study evaluates the effect of smoking on serum lipid profile and its correlation with some obesity indexes including ...  Read More