Biochemistry

MULTI DRUG RESISTANCE PATTERNS OF LISTERIA SPECIES IN FROZEN AND LIVE CHICKEN SOLD

ABSTRACT This study carried out aimed at determine the multi drug resistance patterns of Listeria speciesin frozen and live chicken sold in Owerri. Isolated Listeria spp. where...

ANTIBACTERIAL ACTIVITY OF THYMUS VULGARIS AND MYRISTICA FRAGRANS ON STREPTOCOCCUS PNEUMONIAE AND PSEUDOMONAS AERUGINOSA

ABSTRACT The aqueous and ethanolic extracts of the leaves of Thymus vulgaris (thyme) and the seeds of Myristica fragrans (nutmeg) were screened for their antibacterial...

NEMATOCIDAL ACTIVITY OF METHANOLIC EXTRACTS OF LEAF, STEM BARK AND ROOT OF AZADIRACHTA INDICA A. JUSS. (NEEM) AGAINST HAEMONCHUS CONTORTUS(RUDOLPHI 1803) COBB 1898

ABSTRACT The antihelminthic activity of methanolic extracts of leaf, stembark and root of Azadirachtaindica were evaluated in vitro againstHaemonchuscontortus larvae. Phytochemical screening conducted on the...

PHYSICOCHEMICAL PROPERTIES OF PYCNANTHUSANGOLENSIS SEED OIL

ABSTRACT Chemistry and Therapeutic Effects of Analgesics is an effort to bring together various work (publications) on the chemistry of drugs with analgesic properties and...

PREVALENCE OF MALARIA PARASITE INFECTIONS AMONG SCHOOL AGED CHILDREN IN RURAL AREAS

INTRODUCTION Malaria is a major public health problem and cause of much suffering and premature death in the poorer areas of tropical Africa, Asia and...

BACTERIOLOGICAL QUALITY OF FROZEN CHICKEN SOLD IN GWAGWALADA MARKET

ABSTRACT Twenty samples of frozen chicken from five different sellers were analyzed to determine their bacteriological load; the samples were collected from Gwagwalada market. All...

THE ANTI-INFLAMMATORY ACTIVITY OF Crateva adansonii DICHLOROMETHANE FRACTION

THE ANTI-INFLAMMATORY ACTIVITY OF Crateva adansonii DICHLOROMETHANE FRACTION ABSTRACT Crateva adansonii is a medicinal herb commonly used in parts of Africa because of the side effects...

PROXIMATE ANALYSIS ON LEAVES OF CASSAVA PLANT OBTAINED FROM A ROAD SIDE FARM

ABSTRACT In most developing countries, the inappropriate cultivation of edible plants at roadside is neglected. Automobile pollutants, such as particulate matter and heavy metals are...

SERUM SODIUM CONCENTRATION IN SICKLE CELL PATIENT

INTRODUCTION Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a group of inherited disorders of the beta-hemoglobin chain. Normal hemoglobin has 3 different types of hemoglobin – hemoglobin...

STUDIES ON BACTERIOLOGICAL QUALITY OF SACHET WATER

ABSTRACT Water is one of the indispensable resources for the continued existence of all living things including man. The provision of an adequate supply of...

THE EFFECT OF PROCESSING ON THE NUTRITIONAL VALUE OF FINGER MILLET (ELEUSINE CORACANA) SEED

ABSTRACT The effect of processing on the proximate composition, anti-nutrient levels and mineral contents of finger millet seed (Eleusine coracana) were analyzed. Diets containing processed...

USE OF DOMESTIC WASTE WATER FOR IRRIGATION OF VEGETABLE CROPS: THE HEALTH IMPLICATIONS

ABSTRACT This work examined the effects of domestic wastewater used for irrigation of vegetables. Ever increasing population; urbanization and industrialization have led to generation and...

ANALYSIS OF BORE-HOLE WATER QUALITY OF COMMMUNITIES

INTRODUCTION Water is one of the most important and abundant compounds of the ecosystem. All living organisms on the earth need water for their survival...

ANALYSIS OF HEAVY METALS IN FIVE DIFFERENT BABY FOODS

ABSTRACT A number of five different samples of baby foods were analysedusing an Atomic Absorption Spectromerfor the presence of Cr, Cd, Cu, Pb, and As....

ANTI-HYPERLIPIDEMIC POTENTIAL OF VITEX DONIANAETHANOLEXTRACTS ON POLOXAMER 407 INDUCED HYPERLIPIDEMIC AND NORMAL RATS

ABSTRACT Anti-hyperlipidemic potential of extracts (aqueous, 70% methanol, 70% ethanol and 70%, acetone) of Vitexdoniana leaves, stem bark and root bark on poloxamer 407 induced...

EFFECT OF CHILLING TEMPERATURE ON THE DIGESTIBILITY OF CASSAVA STARCH

ABSTRACT Cassava (Manihot esculenta, Crantz), also called, manioc, tapioca or yucca, is one of  the most important food crops in the humid tropics, being particularly suited...

EFFECTS OF MANAGEMENTS OF MALARIA ON HAEMATOLOGICAL, BIOCHEMICAL AND NUTRITIONAL CHANGES IN CHILDREN

ABSTRACT This study investigated the effects of home (community) and hospital management of childhood malaria on the prevalence, haematology, biochemical and nutritional indices of malaria...

GENETIC EVALUATION OF PERFORMANCE AND BLOOD BIOCHEMISTRY

ABSTRACT A study was conducted in a Northern Guinea Savannah region to evaluate the growth, reproductive and blood biochemistry parameters of parents and their offspring...

EFFECTS OF MANAGEMENTS OFMALARIA ON HAEMATOLOGICAL, BIOCHEMICAL AND NUTRITIONAL CHANGES IN CHILDREN

ABSTRACT This study investigated the effects of home (community) and hospital management of childhood malaria on the prevalence, haematology, biochemical and nutritional indices of malaria...

GENETIC AND NON-GENETIC FACTORS AFFECTING SERUM BIOCHEMICAL PARAMETERS IN NIGERIAN SHEEP

CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION African sheep are usually described as thin-tailed, fat-tailed or fat-rumped and thin-tailed are sometimes further segregated into hairy or woolled types. Thin-tailed...

DETERMINATION OF ALKALI CONTENT IN SOME AGRICULTURAL WASTE PRODUCT SUCH AS COCOA POD HUSK, PLANTAIN PEEL AND PALM FRUIT BUNCH

ABSTRACT Local production of ash-derived alkali was assessed in this review. Detailed information on local production of ash-derived alkali is rare in literature. Hence, the...

ESTIMATION OF SERUM LLIPIDS (TOTAL CHOLESTEROL, HDL � CHOLESTEROL AND LDL � CHOLESTEROL IN ALLOXAN INDUCED DIABETIC WISTER RATS

ABSTRACTThis research work assessed the hypoglycaemic effect of canavaelia ensiforoms and its relationship with serum lipids (total cholesterol, HDL – cholesterol and LDL –...

SYNERGISTIC EFFECT OF BACTERIO OCIN-LIKE INHIBITORY SUBSTANCES PRODUCED B BY VAGINAL LACTOBACILLUS AGAINST GROUP B STRE EPTOCOCCI

CHAPTER ONE  INTRODUCTION Marriage is a social contract between two human beings of the opposite gender. The people concerned are not only physiologically mature but also...

AFRICAN WALNUT OR TETRACARPIDIUMCONOPHORUM

CHAPTER ONE1.0INTRODUCTION1.1 BACKGROUNDIt has been reported that infectious diseases account for one-half of all deaths in the tropicalcountries (WHO, 1977). As a result, people...

PERFORMANCE OF SWEET PEPPER (Capsicum Annuum L.) VARIETIES AS INFLUENCED BY NITROGEN AND POULTRY MANURE FERTILIZATION IN THE SUDAN SAVANNA

ABSTRACT Two field experiments were conducted during the 2011/2012 dry season at the Irrigation Research Station (IRS) of the Institute for Agricultural Research (IAR), Kadawa...

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