Journal of Advances in Biology & Biotechnology 2021-04-09T20:03:31+00:00 Journal of Advances in Biology & Biotechnology Open Journal Systems <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>Journal of Advances in Biology &amp; Biotechnology (ISSN:&nbsp;2394-1081)</strong> aims to publish high quality papers (<a href="/index.php/JABB/general-guideline-for-authors">Click here for Types of paper</a>) in all areas of ‘Biology &amp; Biotechnology’. By not excluding papers on the basis of novelty, this journal facilitates the research and wishes to publish papers as long as they are technically correct and scientifically motivated. The journal also encourages the submission of useful reports of negative results. This is a quality controlled,&nbsp;OPEN&nbsp;peer reviewed, open access INTERNATIONAL journal.</p> Therapeutics Activities of Amazonian Plant Himatanthus sucuuba (Spruce ex Müll. Arg.) Woodson (Apocynaceae): A Review 2021-04-09T20:03:31+00:00 Milene Barbosa da Silva Márcia Pinheiro da Silva José Dobles Dias dos Reis Júnior Carlos Antônio Couto Lima Anderson de Oliveira Souza <p>Several compounds extracted from medicinal plants and their active ingredients can relieve symptoms and even cure diseases, although they occasionally have adverse effects. The knowledge of their properties has been transmitted over the centuries within and among human communities. <em>Himatanthus sucuuba </em>is an Amazon plant that has its value attributed to the different herbal impacts popularly reported. This review presents significant biological activities such as antibacterial, antifungal, anthelmintic, antileishmanial, anti-inflammatory, analgesic, antidepressant, immunoregulatory, cytotoxic, and genotoxic. Thus, provides a synopsis of the literature exploring the extracts of <em>H. sucuuba</em> to the Amazon region that could efficiently prevent pathologies associated with leishmaniosis, infection for bacteria or fungus, depression, oxidative stress, and cytotoxicity or genotoxicity.</p> 2021-03-30T06:55:39+00:00 ##submission.copyrightStatement##