Parasites and Morphometric Indices of Frozen Fish Sold in Nsukka Urban Market, Enugu State, Nigeria

he parasites and morphometric indices of frozen fish sold in Nsukka Urban Market in Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State, Nigeria were investigated between June and December 2008 to determine the parasite prevalence, mean intens…

  IC Okoye, RNN Obiezue, DA Dakul, PO Nwadike

 Vol.7  No.2 - 2009
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Aspects of Garcina kola Toxicity to a Wild Strain of Saccharomyces cerevisiae from a Brewery Environment

Bitter cola (Garcinia kola) powder and its ethanolic extract were assessed for their ability to inhibit the growth of a wild strain of Saccharomyces cerevisiae isolated from a brewery environment. The iso-alpha acid contents of the G. …

  A Moneke, B Okolo, C Asogwa, F Ire

 Vol.7  No.2 - 2009
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Preliminary Screening of Ethanolic Extracts of Clausena anisata for Anticonvulsant Activity

The ethanol extracts of leaves, root bark and stem bark of Clausena anisata were tested for their ability to control convulsion induced by pentylenetetrazole in mice. Test animals were given sublethal but convulsive doses of pentylenet…

  C Mbah, F Kenechukwu

 Vol.7  No.2 - 2009
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Evaluation of the Occupational Health Hazards among Workers in Quarry Industry in Abakaliki Using Biochemical Markers

Serum transaminases are highly diagnostic of hepatobiliary, cardiac, muscular, and other organ damages, while bicarbonates are useful index in assessment of pulmonary and respiratory problems. Reviews on the usefulness of these tools i…

  O Edeogu, C Afiukwa, Z Nwosu, U.E Nwachi

 Vol.7  No.2 - 2009
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Preliminary antimicrobial activities of extracts of alchornea cordifolia, nauclea latifolia and spondias mombin against antibiotic-resistant pseudomonas aeruginosa and some other pathogenic bacteria

Ethanolic and aqueous extracts of three local medicinal plants viz Alchornea cordifolia, Nauclea latifolia and Spondias mombin were screened against Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus aureus and Salmonella typhi. …

  E Nmema, J Okafor, I Ezeonu

 Vol.7  No.2 - 2009
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In-Vitro Evaluation of Stem Bark Extracts of Daniellia oliveri (Hutch and Dalz) for Antimicrobial Activity

A comparative study of the antimicrobial properties of ethanol, methanol, acetone, cold and hot water extracts of Daniellia oliveri was carried out. The extracts were assayed by the minimum inhibitory concentration broth microdilution …

  C Nwuche, E Eze

 Vol.7  No.2 - 2009
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Evaluation of the In-Vitro Combined Antimicrobial Activities of Garcinia kola Heckel and Honey

The antibacterial activities of Garcinia kola and honey were evaluated against pure cultures of Staphylococcus aureus, Bacillus subtilis and Pseudomonas aeruginosa using the agar diffusion method. The combined antibacterial effects of …

  A Attama, O Okorogu, B Onuigbo

 Vol.7  No.2 - 2009
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Cissus rotundifolia soup meal - it’s physiological effect on the postprandial plasma blood glucose and insulin levels of healthy non diabetic subjects

The effect of Cissus soup meal, on postprandial plasma glucose and insulin levels of normal healthy individuals was investigated. The control meal was a traditional Nigerian soup meal containing meat, fish and vegetables as it is prepa…

  U Onyechi

 Vol.7  No.2 - 2009
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The effects of malting conditions on the diastatic power of three malted Nigerian sorghum cultivars

The effects of malting conditions on the diastatic power of three malted sorghum cultivars (SK 5912, ICSV 400 and KSV 8) were investigated. The three Nigerian sorghum cultivars were steeped in 0.01M NaOH, 0.01M Ca(OH)2 and distilled wa…

  A Moneke, B Okolo, N Orji, F Ire

 Vol.7  No.2 - 2009
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Studies on antibiotic resistance of some bacterial isolates from sachet water samples in Nsukka, Nigeria

Sachet water samples of different brands were collected from several retail outlets in Nsukka, Nigeria and analysed microbiologically to determine their bacteriological quality and antimicrobial susceptibility of the isolates. A brand …

  C Anyanwu

 Vol.7  No.2 - 2009
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