Vol.3  No.2 - 2005
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Anti-fungal activities of pair combinations of extracts from Morinda lucid Benthby decimal additive assay

Interaction between the root, leaf and stem-bark extracts of Morinda lucida were investigated for their antifungal activities against Candida albicans by using pair combinations in an in vitro demical additive assay based on disk diffu…

  EI Nweze, JI Okafor, OU Njoku

 Vol.3  No.1 - 2005
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Helminth parasitic diseases status of school children within the Anambra River Basin irrigation project area

The incidence of the parasitic disease, especially infection with helminths, among school children within Anambra River Basin Irrigation Project Area in Ayamelum Local Government Area of Anambra State is reported. A cross section surve…

  GC Onyishi, FC Okafor

 Vol.3  No.1 - 2005
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Evaluation of the effectiveness of diaznon against Amblyomma variegsatum (Acarina Ixodidae)

The evaluation of the effectiveness of acaricides against ticks (Acarina Ixodidae) using a modified tea bag technique is described. The tests involved natural populations of Amblyomma variegatum from natural infestations and cattle at …

  OO Ikpeze

 Vol.3  No.1 - 2005
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Some physical properties of tabletted Bridelia ferrugnea leaf extract

This paper is an attempt to formulating an indigenous medicinal plant into a modern pharmaceutical tablet dosage form. The dried lead extract of B. ferruginea was formulated into tablets dosage forms using three standard binders at con…

  GC Onunkwo

 Vol.3  No.1 - 2005
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Airborne pollen and spore survey in relation to allergy and plant pathogens in Nsukka, Nigeria

Airborne bio-particles of allergic significance were recorded at a height of 15m in Nsukka during September 1999 – February 2000. Spores of fungi and pollen grains, which are important part of the exposure that may lead to allergic dis…

  RC Njokuocha, EE Osayi

 Vol.3  No.1 - 2005
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Toxicity of chromium, copper and zinc to freshwater clam (Galatea paradoxa) (Born, 1778) (Bivalvai, Donacidae))

The toxicity of copper (Cu), Chromium (Cr) and Zinc (Zn) on freshwater clam, Galatea paradoxa Born (=Egerea radiate Lamarck was investigated in three static bioassays for 96 hours. The three toxicants were introduced at 0.5, 1.0, 10.0,…

  LLC Ugwu, BO Mgbenka, NB Ekanem

 Vol.3  No.1 - 2005
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Lipase activity in some Cucubitaceae species

Lipase activity was demonstrated in the endosperm of three varieties of both germinated and ungerminated seeds of Cucubitaceae: white melon (Cucumeropsis manii naud); yellow melon (Colocynthis vulgaris); pumpkin (Cucurbita moschata). F…

  SO Eze, FC Chilaka, EO Alumanah

 Vol.3  No.1 - 2005
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Validation of haematuria as a rapid diagnostic tool for urinary schitosomaisis

In investigating the significance of haematuria in the diagnosis of urinary schistosmiasis a total of 3,504 persons from 37 communities in four local government areas of Imo state Nigeria, namely, Okigwe, Ohaji/Egbema, Oguta and Owerri…

  CG Okoli, MOE Iwuala

 Vol.3  No.1 - 2005
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Production of Escherichia coli heat – Labile Enterotoxin (LT) in some artificial media and commercially available baby foods

The production of thermolabile (LT) enterotoxin on some artificial media and commercially available baby foods was studied. Staples medium, Casamino-acids-yeast extract (CA-YE) medium, Tryticase soy broth (TSB) and Syncase medium were …

  SC Ike, IM Ezeonu, N Mgbor

 Vol.3  No.1 - 2005
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