Fluorescence Studies of Binding of Dansylglycine and Dicoumarol to Bovine Serum Albumin

Dansylglycine was used as a fluorescent probe to study the binding of dicoumarol to bovine serum albumin (BSA) at pH 7.4. The fluorescence of dansylglycine was greatly enhanced on binding to BSA with a blue shift in wave-length of the …

  SA Odoemelam, CI Anunuso, EN Ejike

 Vol.2  No.1 - 2004
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Calcium, Copper Protein And Oxygen Affinity In Haemocyanins Of Aestivating And Nonaestivating Snails (Achatina achatina)

Under dry conditions, land snails withdraw into their shells closing the entrance with a calcified mucous membrane called epiphragm and become dormant (aestivate). In this state, the partial pressure of oxygen gradually falls to low le…

  CB Lukong, HA Onwubiko

 Vol.2  No.1 - 2004
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Calcium, Copper Protein And Oxygen Affinity In Haemocyanins Of Aestivating And Nonaestivating Snails (Achatina achatina)

Under dry conditions, land snails withdraw into their shells closing the entrance with a calcified mucous membrane called epiphragm and become dormant (aestivate). In this state, the partial pressure of oxygen gradually falls to low le…

  CB Lukong, HA Onwubiko

 Vol.2  No.1 - 2004
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Human Schistosomiasis, And Nigerian Environment And Climate Change

Human schistosomiasis, commonly called “bilharziasis” after a German pathologist, Theodor Bilharz (who first discovered the parasitic agent in Egypt in 1851) is caused by parasitic trematode of the genus, Schistosoma. There are at leas…

  EB Nwoke, INS Dozie, EA Nwoke, JC Anosike

 Vol.2  No.1 - 2004
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Human Schistosomiasis, And Nigerian Environment And Climate Change

Human schistosomiasis, commonly called “bilharziasis” after a German pathologist, Theodor Bilharz (who first discovered the parasitic agent in Egypt in 1851) is caused by parasitic trematode of the genus, Schistosoma. There are at leas…

  EB Nwoke, INS Dozie, EA Nwoke, JC Anosike

 Vol.2  No.1 - 2004
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Effects Of Physical And Chemical Modifications On The Disintegrant And Dissolution Properties Of Tacca involucrata Starch

The effects of physical (pregelatinization) and chemical (acid hydrolysis) modifications on the distintegrant and dissolution properties of Tacca involucrate Starch (Tacca starch) were investigated in lactose based tablets containing 0…

  SI Ofoefule, AC Osuji, O Okorie

 Vol.2  No.1 - 2004
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Field Trial Of A New Test Kit For Monitoring Urinary Cyanide Load And Diagnosis Of Cyanide Poisoning

A newly developed simple test kit for the assessment of urinary thiocyanate using a visual colour chart was compared with a standard spectrophotometric method. Results obtained from the determinations of the urinary thiocyanate levels …

  JI Ihedioha, CC Obi, VU Omoja, TE Ihedioha, OS Onwumere

 Vol.2  No.1 - 2004
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Studies On The Atalla Fishery Of The Lower Anambra River, Nigeria

The atalla lift net fishery of the lower Anambra river was investigated from May, 1998 to March, 1999 by sampling commercial fishers' catches and obtaining from fishers information relating to fishing time, catch, income and preservati…

  HMG Ezenwaji

 Vol.2  No.1 - 2004
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Bioavailability Of Metronidazole From In Situ Gelling And Mucoadhesive Suppositories Formulated With Carbopol ETD 2020

Metronidazole containing granules were formulated with different quantities of Carbopol ETD 2020. The granules were sized and used for rectal suppository formulation using theobroma oil as the base. The suppositories were formulated by…

  AA Attama, MU Adikwu, O Okpi

 Vol.2  No.1 - 2004
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Diptera Community In The Littoral Zone Of A North East Arid Zone Lake (Lake Alau), Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria

Maiduguri, Nigeria, were studied between January and June 2002. Dipteran samples were collected every 2 weeks from five different stations. Five groups of diptera organisms simulidae, chironomidae, centrapogo nidae, culicidae and chaob…

  RT Idowu, NM Inyang, BO Mgbenka

 Vol.2  No.1 - 2004
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