Parasites and their Freshwater Fish Host

This study reviews the effects of parasites of fresh water fish hosts. Like other living organisms, fish harbour parasites either external or internal which cause a host of pathological debilities in them. The parasites live in close o…

  FO Iyaji, JE Eyo

 Vol.6  No.1 - 2008
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Comparison of Serum Concentrations of Total Cholesterol and Total Lipid in Different Groups of Female Tuberculosis Patients

Tuberculosis (TB) is one of the most dangerous tropical diseases that complicates HIV infection in Nigeria to date. Over two million Nigerians are known to be infected with TB and many more are at risk of the infection. Serum concentra…

  AC Nwaka, PN Uzoegwu

 Vol.6  No.1 - 2008
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Studies on the Nutritional and Phytochemical Properties of Persea americana Seed

The phytochemical, nutrient, antinutrient and mineral element composition of seed extract of Persea americana were investigated. Phytochemical analyses of the seed extract revealed the presence of alkaloids, saponins, tannins, flavonoi…

  LA Nwaogu, CS Alisi, OA Ojiako

 Vol.6  No.1 - 2008
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Silver Uptake and Reuse of Biomass by Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Chlorella emersonii

Studies were carried out on the recovery of bound silver and reuse of Chlorella emersonii and Saccharomyces cerevisiae biomass for further silver uptake after they were placed in contact with 20mg/l silver for 30 minutes to allow for m…

  ME Eja, GE Arikpo, SE Etim, KH Enyi-Idoh

 Vol.6  No.1 - 2008
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Review of the Statistical Techniques in Medical Sciences

Medical scientists often times are faced with the need to choose the right statistical technique for a given set of data. There are a number of criteria that should be a guide in making the right choice: the research questions, the cat…

  UM Okeh, AC Ugwu

 Vol.6  No.1 - 2008
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Ultra-violet spectroscopic studies of extracts of Loranthus micranthus Linn parasitic on Kola acuminata

The extracts of Loranthus micranthus Linn parasitic on Kola acuminata were studied using ultraviolet-visible spectrophotometer. The dried powdered leaves of L. micranthus were extracted with aqueous methanol (90 %), absolute methanol, …

  IC Uzochukwu, PO Osadebe

 Vol.6  No.1 - 2008
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Effect of Seed Source and Watering Intervals on Growth and Dry Matter Yield of Shea Butter Tree (Vitellaria paradoxa Gaertn F.) Seedlings

Shea butter tree seeds obtained from five locations in Guinea and Sudan savanna zones of Nigeria were evaluated for seedling growth under three watering intervals. The accessions were named after the site of collection, which included …

  FD Ugese, KP Baiyeri, BN Mbah

 Vol.6  No.1 - 2008
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Studies on the Effects of Electrolytes and pH Control on the Lipophilicity of Fexofenadine Hydrochloride

The effects of electrolytes and pH control on the lipophilic character of fexofenadine hydrochloride was investigated at room temperature. The study was performed by partitioning the drug between 1-octanol and water system. The water s…

  CJ Mbah

 Vol.6  No.1 - 2008
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Acute Toxicity of Urea Fertilizer to Tilapia zilli Fingerlings

The fingerlings of Tilapia zilli (mean weight 7.95 ± 0.33g) were exposed in glass aquaria to acute concentration of urea fertilizer for a period of 96 hours. The 96hr LC50 of the exposed fish was determined to be 15.85 gl-1 with lower …

  PC Ofojekwu, CD Nwani, RE Ihere

 Vol.6  No.1 - 2008
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Mutagenic Potentials of the Sterilizing Fluid – Puritil on Root Tip Mitosis of Allium cepa

The mutagenic potentials of puritil which is used for sterilizing babies feeding utensils were assessed using the Allium cepa root meristem assay. The sterilizing fluid was found to exhibit both mitoclassic and chromatoclassic effects …

  FI Akaneme, IV Iyioke

 Vol.6  No.1 - 2008
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