Dose and duration dependent of aluminium in the serum liver and the brain of male Wistar albino rat

An atomic absorption spectrophotometric analysis on dose and duration dependent aluminum concentration in serum, liver and brain digests of three groups of male Wistar albino rats were investigated after seven and fourteen days of dail…

  PN Ogueche, UE Nwachi, O Obidoa

 Vol.7  No.1 - 2009
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Anti-inflammatory, analgesic and antipyretic activities of the ethanol extract of the seeds of buchholzia coriacea in experimental animals

The effects of the ethanol extract from Buchholzia coriacea seed on inflammatory response using fresh egg albumin- induced paw edema in rats were examined. Antinociceptive activity of the extract using writhing test with acetic acid-in…

  OC Enechi, FC Ibeafu, K Ledee, OFC Nwodo

 Vol.7  No.1 - 2009
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Effects of antioxidants on drug-induced glutathione instability and lipid peroxidation in erythrocytes of sickle cell patients

Glutathione (GSH) instability leading to its depletion, and enhanced lipid peroxidation, are associated with the pathogenesis, progression and therapy of many diseases / disease conditions – including sickle cell disease. In this study…

  GS Aloh, VEO Ozougwu

 Vol.7  No.1 - 2009
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Intestinal Helminth Infection among Primary School Children in Ntezi Area of Ebonyi State, Nigeria

A survey of intestinal helminth infections among primary school children in Ntezi, Ishielu LGA of Ebonyi state, Nigeria was undertaken using direct smear and egg floatation techniques. A total of three hundred stool samples were collec…

  OC Ani, NJ Akamnonu

 Vol.7  No.1 - 2009
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 Vol.7  No.1 - 2009
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Stability of Serum/Plasma Glucose for the Diagnosis of Diabetes Mellitus

Due to inconsistent power supply in the developing countries, particularly in the rural areas, immediate sample separation and analysis may not be practicable. This study investigated the time-related changes in glucose concentration o…

  OK Nwosu, CD Nwani

 Vol.6  No.2 - 2008
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Bacterial Utilization of Petroleum in Liquid and Simulated Soil Environments

Ten bacterial isolates designated S1 to S10 were obtained from hydrocarbon. Polluted soils in Nsukka and studied for their hydrocarbonoclastic potentials. After screening for hydrocarbon utilizing capability, isolates S2 and S8, identi…

  CN Eze, LI Ezeog

 Vol.6  No.2 - 2008
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Variations in the Physico-Chemical Parameters of a Natural, Tropical, Rainforest Lake

A study of the physico-chemical parameters of Agulu Lake was made from January to December 2003. Except for surface temperature, the other parameters were markedly season-dependent. Conductivity, total residue, DO, alkalinity, turbidit…

  JE Eyo, GE Odoh, A Achife

 Vol.6  No.2 - 2008
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Evaluation of the Effects of Okigwe Cattle Market Wastes on the Surrounding Agricultural Soil Parameters

Soil enzyme activities and bioloads of various organisms as influenced by Cattle Market activities were evaluated in Okigwe, Imo State. All the bacterial groups estimated have their highest values in the soil in which the slaughter hou…

  VO Nwaugo, CA Etok, SO Obiekezie, GC Chinyere

 Vol.6  No.2 - 2008
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Effects of Cataranthus roseus on Electrolyte Derangement Induced by Chlorpropamide (Diabinese)R on Normoglycemic Albino Wistar Rat

This study was designed to evaluate the efficacy (or otherwise) of Cataranthus roseus extract in ameliorating electrolyte imbalance following treatment with anti-diabetic drug chlorpropamide (Diabinese)R. A total of 32 rats of mixed se…

  MU Eteng, HA Ibekwe, AD Essien, HP Onyeama

 Vol.6  No.2 - 2008
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