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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Breaking Dormancy In Gmelina arborea Roxb. Through Treatment Of Seeds With Chemical Substances And Alternating Temperature

Seeds of Gmelina arborea Roxb. were subjected to different treatment [chemical scarification with concentrated sulphuric acid (H2S04), potasium nitrate (KNO3), potasium nitrite (KNO2) and alternating temperature regimes] to ascertain t…

  SI Mensah, IO Agbagwa

 Vol.2  No.1 - 2004
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Size, Length-Weight Relationships, Reproduction And Trophic Biology Of Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus And Chrysichthys auratus (Siluriformes: Bagridae) In A Natural West African Lake

Size, length-weight relationships, reproduction and trophic biology of Chrysichthys auratus and C. nigrodigitatus were investigated from May, 1990 to July, 1991 as part of the bio-limnological study programme of Agulu lake. C. auratus …

  NM Inyang, HMG Ezenwaji

 Vol.2  No.1 - 2004
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Antimicrobial Activities Of Methanolic Extracts Of Trema guineensis (Schumm And Thorn) And Morinda lucida Benth Used In Nigerian

Extracts obtained from the leaves, stem-bark and roots of two ethnomedicinal plants: Morinda lucida Benth and Trema guineensis Schumm and Thorn were screened for antimicrobial activities against eleven test organisms (five bacteria and…

  EI Nweze, JI Okafor, O Njoku

 Vol.2  No.1 - 2004
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Malacological Survey Of The Freshwater Systems Of Anambra River Basin Area In Anambra State, Nigeria

A malacological survey was undertaken in the freshwater systems within Anambra River basin from July 2000 to June 2001. Three stations were selected within which 13 sites were studied. The survey revealed the presence of a rich mollusc…

  FC Akafor, RN Obiezue

 Vol.2  No.1 - 2004
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Studies On Some Nutritional And Toxicological Properties Of Mucuna sloanei

Proximate analysis of seeds of Mucuna solanei gave a crude protein content of 28.18± 0.25%, Fat, 4.31± 0.09%, Crude fibre, 9.60±0.05%, Carbohydrate, 53.75±0.28% and Ash, 4.19± 0.01%. Quantitative phytochemical analysis gave 2.78± 0.04%…

  II Ijeh, SO Unaegbu, AO Anaga

 Vol.2  No.1 - 2004
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A Comparative Study Of The Phytochemical And Anti-Microbial Properties Of The Eastern Nigerian Specie Of African Mistletoe (Loranthus micranthus) Sourced From Different Host Trees

A comparative study of the phytochemical and anti-microbial properties of leaves of Loranthus micranthus harvested from six host trees, namely, Irvingia gabonensis, Pentaclethra macrophylla, Kola acuminata, Baphia nitida, Persea americ…

  PO Osadebe, SE Ukwueze

 Vol.2  No.1 - 2004
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