Acceptability, Growth Performance and Cost Analysis of Diets Enriched with Lipids from Varied Plants and Animal Sources Fed to Fingerlings of Clarias gariepinus (Teleostei, Clariidae) Burchell, 1822

The acceptability of diet, growth performance and cost benefit analysis of C. gariepinus fed varied diets enriched with dietary lipids from plant and animal sources was investigated. The acceptability of diets enriched with lipids was …

  JE Eyo

 Vol.1  No.2 - 2003
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Effects of Onchocerciasis Manifestations on Academic Performance

A study of the effects of various manifestations of onchocerciasis namely visual impairment, oncho-rashes (papular oncodermatitis) and palpable nodules on academic performance was undertaken with the objective of finding out the manife…

  PO Ubachukwu, AO Anya

 Vol.1  No.2 - 2003
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Application of Conformational Space Search in Drug Action

The role of conformational space in drug action is presented. Two examples of molecules in different therapeutic groups are presented. Conformational space search will lead to isolating the exact conformation with the desired medicinal…

  MU Adikwu, KC Ofokansi

 Vol.1  No.2 - 2003
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Haematology and Erythropoietic Response in the Catfish, Clarias albopunctatus (Lamonte and Nichole 1927), Exposed to Sublethal Concentrations of Gammalin 20 (Lindane)

Haematological changes in the fish Clarias albopunctatus (Lamonte and Nichole, 1927) subjected to sublethal concentrations (0, 0.25, 0.5, 0.75, and 1.0 µg/L) of Gammalin 20 for 21 days were studied in a static bioassay renewal system. …

  BO Mgbenka, NS Oluah, L Umeike

 Vol.1  No.2 - 2003
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An Integrated Environmental Biotechnology for Enhanced Bioremediation of Crude Oil Contaminated Agricultural Land

An enhanced in situ bioremediation of crude oil contaminated soil samples was carried out by manipulating a natural bioremediation process. In this approach, the soluble microbial products (SMPs) released during the metabolism of the p…

  INE Onwurah

 Vol.1  No.2 - 2003
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The Biology of Pellonula leonensis Boulenger, 1916 (Osteichthyes: Clupeidae) in Anambra River, Nigeria

The biology of the commercially important clupeid, Pellonula leonensis, was studied from May 1998 to March 1999 in the Anambra river. In the atalla fishery of this river, the clupeid was the dominant species in terms of number and weig…

  HMG Ezenwaji, FN Offiah

 Vol.1  No.2 - 2003
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Purification and Some Properties of Rubber Seed Lipoxygenase

Lipoxygenase was extracted from rubber seed and purified by ammonium sulphate precipitation, gel filtration on Sephadex G – 25 and ion – exchange chromatographies on DEAE – cellulose columns. The enzyme was purified 78 fold and 38.56% …

  MN Anokwulu

 Vol.1  No.2 - 2003
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Effect of Sex, Age, Starvation and Feeding, Isolation and Crowding and Oviposition on Longevity of Zonocerus Variegatus (Orthoptera: Pyrgomorphidae)

The effects of starvation, feeding, sex and oviposition on the longevity of adult Zonocerus variegates L. in isolation or in groups was investigated in the laboratory. Females lived significantly longer than males either in isolation o…

  WA Muse

 Vol.1  No.2 - 2003
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Preliminary studies on the endo-xylanase and acetyl esterase of Clostridium thermohydrosulfuricum (JW 102)

Clostridium thermohydrosulfuricum (JW102) produced low levels of xylanase in mineral medium containing yeast extract and beechwood xylan. Production of xylanase was highest at growth temperatures of 62 – 64oC. Both xylan and xylose sup…

  IM Ezeonu, AN Moneke, SKC Obi

 Vol.1  No.2 - 2003
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Correlation of Lipid Peroxidation Index With Sickle Haemoglobin Concentrations In Malaria-Positive and-Negative Statuses of AA, AS and SS Individuals from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka Community

The incidences of different haemoglobinopathy genes were determined in 6406 volunteers from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, community. Results revealed 3.81% and 29.04% incidences of sickle cell anaemia (SCA) and Sickle gene trait r…

  PN Uzoegwu, AE Onwurah

 Vol.1  No.1 - 2003
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