About the Journal

Tropical Journal of Natural Product Research is a peer-reviewed, open access online international journal which publishes original research papers. The journal welcomes submission from scholars and experts for possible publication from all over the world. The scope of the journal includes: Pharmaceutical research, chemistry and biochemistry of naturally occurring compounds, biological evaluation of crude extracts, ethnomedicine, traditional and complementary medicine, ethnopharmacology, biomedical research, Biotechnology, Evaluation of natural substances of land and sea and of plants, microbes and animals, pharmacognosy, bioavailability, clinical, pharmacological, toxicological studies and pharmacokinetics of phytochemicals, Isolation and characterization of compounds, structure elucidation, synthesis and experimental biosynthesis of natural Product as well as developments of methods in these areas are welcomed in the journal. Finally, research papers in fields on the chemistry-biology boundary, papers discussing the screening of natural Product for biological activity against different health targets are also encouraged. Read More

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Original Research Articles

Synergistic Antidiabetic Activity of Extracts of Asystasia gangetica and Morus alba

Marjette Y. U. Barbaza, Kathlia A. De Castro-Cruz, Judson L. T. Ramos, Cheih-Lun Hsieh, Po-Wei Tsai

Germinated Sang-Yod Rice Improves Learning Ability and Memory of Obese Mice

Nuntika Wangpradit, Supattra Prom-in, Jaya Kumar, Mohamad F. Yahaya, Jasadee Kaewsrichan

Effect of Chrysophyllum cainito L. Leaves on Bone Formation In Vivo and In Silico

Pramudita Riwanti, Miftah S. Arifin, Faisal A. Muslikh, Dilla Amalia, Iffatul Abada, Agnis P. Aditama, Burhan Ma’arif

Phenolics Isolation and Chemical Profiling of Livistona australis (R.Br.) Mart. Fruit Extracts; Potent Inhibitors of ?-Amylase and Pancreatic Lipase

Alia Y. Ragheb, Mona El-Shabrawy, Reham T. El-Sharawy, Ahmed Elkhateeb, Rasha A. Radwan, El?Sayed S. Abdel?Hameed and Mona E. S. Kassem

Yamin Yamin, Sabarudin Sabarudin, Wa O. S. Zubaydah, Muhammad H. Sahumena, Muhammad Arba, Elnawati Elnawati, Rina Andriani, Suryani Suryani

Inhibitory Effect of Leaf, Bark and Twig of Dipterocarpus alatus on the Inflammation Mediators, Nitric Oxide, PGE2, IL-1? and TNF-? in Macrophage RAW 264.7

Chawalit Yongram, Suthasinee Thapphasaraphong, Pramote Mahakunakorn, Bunleu Sungthong, Rutchayaporn Anorach, Chawapon Phiphatwatcharaded, Somporn Katekaew and Ploenthip Puthongking

Effect of Light Exposure on Secondary Metabolite Production and Bioactivities of Syncephalastrum racemosum Endophyte

Rahmawati , Andita Eltivitasari,Fitra Romadhonsyah, Baiq M. Gemantari, Arief Nurrochmad, Subagus Wahyuono, Puji Astuti

Chemical Composition of Essential Oil from Piper sarmentosum Fruit and Neuroprotective Activity

Sirivan Athikomkulchai, Patcharaporn Loyfar, Rosarin Jira-arnon, Sarin Tadtong, Vipaporn Sareedenchai, Wattanaporn Phattanaphakdee, Nijsiri Ruangrungsi, and Chuda Chittasupho

Phytochemical and Pharmacological Evaluation of Ethanol Leaves Extract of Hydnocarpus kurzii (King) Warb

Lopa Saha, Tazrina Sultana, Tania Jahan, Pritam Kundu, Biswajit Biswas, Rabindra N. Acharyya, Samir K. Sadhu

Hypolipidemic Potentials of Aqueous Leaf Extract of Cape Fig (Ficus capensis thunb) in High Fat Diet-Induced Hyperlipidemic Rats

Rosemary Abaku, Francis C. Anacletus, Samuel C. Onuoha, Kelechi T. Nwauche, Abraham E. Ubhenin, Kingsley C. Iwuanyanwu-Patrick

In Silico Docking Studies of Bioactive Compounds in Ocimum gratissimum Essential Oil againstCandidapepsin-1 Enzyme from Candida albicans

Chidi E. Duru, Ijeoma A. Duru, Chinyere B.C. Ikpa, Uchechi E. Enenebeaku, Ifeoma C. Obiagwu, Maryann C. Igbomezie, MaryJane A. Nnabuchi

Phytochemical Evaluation and Molecular Docking of Bioactive Compounds from the Roots of Dictyandra arborescens (Welw.) against Plasmodium berghei protein Targets

Uchechi E. Enenebeaku, Chidi E. Duru, Ifeyinwa C. Mgbemena, Ndubuisi C.D Ukwandu, Henrietta C. Nwigwe, Conrad K. Enenebeaku, Evangeline N. Okotcha

Novel Capra hircus-Based Miconazole Nitrate-Loaded Mucoadhesive Nanogels for Enhanced Treatment of Oral Candidiasis

Franklin C. Kenechukwu , Samuel A. Abuh, Mark A. Abuh, Mumuni A. Momoh, Adaeze C. Echezona, Anthony A. Attama