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  • 21. SERUM SODIUM CONCENTRATION IN SICKLE CELL PATIENT

    » INTRODUCTION Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a group of inherited disorders of the beta hemoglobin chain. Normal hemoglobin has 3 different types of hemoglobin – hemoglobin A, A2, and F. Hemoglobin S in sickle cell disease contains an abnormal beta globin chain encoded by a substitution of valine for glutamic acid on chromosome 11 (Bunn,2007). This is an autosomal recessive disorder. Sickle cel...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  23 engagements | 

  • 22. ANALYSIS OF BORE-HOLE WATER QUALITY OF COMMMUNITIES

    » INTRODUCTION Water is one of the most important and abundant compounds of the ecosystem. All living organisms on the earth need water for their survival and growth. It rarely occurs in its pure form in nature (Ababio, 2005). It is the only substance that exists naturally on Earth in all three physical states of matter; gas, liquid, and solid. The Earth has oceans of liquid water and polar regions ...Continue Reading »

    58 pages |  23 engagements | 

  • 23. ANALYSIS OF HEAVY METALS IN FIVE DIFFERENT BABY FOODS

    » ABSTRACT A number of five different samples of baby foods were analysedusing an Atomic Absorption Spectromerfor the presence of Cr, Cd, Cu, Pb, and As. All the results were compared with the data from their label and proposed guideline published by WHO in 2013 ( see Table 4.1.2)Pb and As were not detected. The five samples, A to E contain the highest amount of Cu (141.6, 174.0, 207.7, 136.9, 132.0...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  24 engagements | 

  • 24. EFFECTS OF MANAGEMENTS OF MALARIA ON HAEMATOLOGICAL, BIOCHEMICAL AND NUTRITIONAL...

    » ABSTRACT This study investigated the effects of home (community) and hospital management of childhood malaria on the prevalence, haematology, biochemical and nutritional indices of malaria parasite infected children in Anambra State, Nigeria. It also evaluated the knowledge, attitude and perceptions of mothers/caregivers about childhood malaria and their home management practices. A total of 248 c...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  21 engagements | 

  • 25. GENETIC EVALUATION OF PERFORMANCE AND BLOOD BIOCHEMISTRY

    » ABSTRACT A study was conducted in a Northern Guinea Savannah region to evaluate the growth, reproductive and blood biochemistry parameters of parents and their offspring in Japanese quail. A total of two hundred and twenty Day old chicks (DOC) were used in the base generation and six hundred and thirty DOC were used in the first generation. A digital scale of sensitivity (0.01 g) was used to take ...Continue Reading »

    72 pages |  17 engagements | 

  • 26. EFFECTS OF MANAGEMENTS OFMALARIA ON HAEMATOLOGICAL, BIOCHEMICAL AND NUTRITIONAL ...

    » ABSTRACT This study investigated the effects of home (community) and hospital management of childhood malaria on the prevalence, haematology, biochemical and nutritional indices of malaria parasite infected children in Anambra State, Nigeria. It also evaluated the knowledge, attitude and perceptions of mothers/caregivers about childhood malaria and their home management practices. A total of 248 c...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  18 engagements | 

  • 27. THE EFFECTS OF DELAYS AND DISRUPTION ON THE COST OF BUILDING CONSTRUCTION PROJEC...

    » ABSTRACT This project is purposely for determining the effects of delay and disruption on the cost of building construction project in Nigeria, ascertaining the cost, which aim at x raying unnecessary delay and disruption in the normal processes of procuring and prosecuting building and civil engineering construction work at both pre contract and post contract stages of construction. The factors t...Continue Reading »

    59 pages |  32 engagements | 

  • 28. EFFECT OF METHANOLIC LEAF EXTRACT ON ACALYPHA WILKESIANA ON WEIGHT PARAMETERS IN...

    » 2.1 MATERIALS 2.1.1 PLANT MATERIALS FOR ANALYSIS Fresh mature plants of Acalypha wilkesiana were collected from the natural habitat in October within Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo State, Nigeria. The plant was authenticated in the Department of Botany, Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo State, Nigeria. The leaves were picked, washed in distilled water air dried and weighed. The weight of ...Continue Reading »

    59 pages |  -1 engagements | 

  • 29. EVALUATION OF ANTIOXIDANT POTENTIAL OF MONODORA MYRISTICA (AFRICAN NUTMEG)

    » ABSTRACT This work evaluates the antioxidant potential of Monodora myristica (African nutmeg). Monodora myristica extract was obtained by solvent extraction using n hexane and used as treatment on freshly prepared crude palm kernel oil and palm oil. Equal volume of oil samples were subjected to different concentration of extract treatment (0.2ml,0.4ml, 0.6ml, 0.8ml, 1.0ml using syringe. These oil ...Continue Reading »

    57 pages |  -1 engagements | 

  • 30. CHEMICAL/MINERAL COMPOSITIONS OF WATER EXTRACTS OF Hibiscus sabdariffa

    » ABSTRACT This work was carried out to investigate the chemical properties of the water extract of zobo (Hibiscus sabdariffa) drink using the modern atomic absorption spectrophotometer. Zobo drink is a popular drink in the Nigeria, especially in the northern part of Nigeria. The result of the analysis indicated that the drink is high in vital mineral nutrients required for the healthy growth by hum...Continue Reading »

    59 pages |  -1 engagements | 

  • 31. THE EFFECT OF N-HEXANE EXTRACT OF KOLA NITIDA BARK ON LIVER FUNCTION TEST OF ALB...

    » ABSTRACT Kola bark extract have been widely used in tradition medicine for thousand of year, it improves liver functions and provides protection against high fat fed metabolic rats. Present investigations were carried out on the hepatoprotective role of Kola bark extract meal treatment to high fat fed wistar rat. Healthy adult male wistar rats were divided into four groups Group I: rats were fed a...Continue Reading »

    59 pages |  -1 engagements | 

  • 32. PRELIMINARY INVESTIGATION ON EFFECTS OF BURANTASHI EXTRACT ON LIVER ENZYMES OF A...

    » ABSTRACT This work was carried out to investigate the effects of Burantashi extract on liver enzymes of albino male and female whistar rats. Burantashi is a popular seasoning agent to barbecued meat (suya) in Nigeria,mostly found in the northern part of the Nigeria. Liver Enzymes are those enzymes that plays important role in the liver both in function and regulation. Erectile dysfunction (ED) is ...Continue Reading »

    59 pages |  -1 engagements | 

  • 33. THE OXIDATIVE STRESS STATUS OF RATS FED ON OIL BEAN SEED MEAL

    » ABSTRACT This study was on oxidative stress status of rat fed with Pentraclethra macrophylla, otherwise known as African oil bean seed oil in English or Ugba in Igbo. Sixteen male rats were distributed into four groups. 1 (control), then group 2, 3, and 4 as test groups. They were fed with their formulated meal (5%, 10%, 20% inclussions) for 28 days. Group 1 was the control and were fed with the n...Continue Reading »

    57 pages |  39 engagements | 

  • 34. THE EFFECT OF WATER EXTRACT OF COLA NITIDA POD ON LIPOPROTEIN CONCENTRATIONS OF ...

    » ABSTRACT Cola nitida has been in use in the eastern parts of Nigeria for the management of certain ailments and as an aphrodisiac in the management of some sexual dysfunctions. However the effects of this extract in some health parameters in human objects have not been reported. This work, then, was aimed at investigating the effect of water extracts of kola pods on lipoprotein concentrations on a...Continue Reading »

    59 pages |  31 engagements | 

  • 35. THE EFFECT OF PTEROCARPUS MILDBREADII SEED ON PLASMA HDL CHOLESTEROL OF ALBINO R...

    » ABSTRACT This work was carried out to investigate the effects of pterocarpus mildbreadii seed on the HDL level of albino rats.High density lipoprotein(HDL) is a fraction of cholesterol,which helps to transport cholesterol from peripheral of cell to the liver.High density lipoprotein is carried out to investigate cardio vascular diseases.Fresh oha seed (pterocarpus mildbreadii seed) was collected f...Continue Reading »

    59 pages |  -1 engagements | 

  • 36. THE ANTI-INFLAMMATORY ACTIVITY OF CRATEVA ADANSONII DICHLOROMETHANE FRACTION.

    » ABSTRACT Crateva adansonii is a medicinal herb commonly used in parts of Africa because of the side effects of Non Steroidal Anti inflammatory Drugs (NSAID), like heart diseases and kidney failure. Inflammation is a major public heart issue in the world but treatment is becoming complex because of the side effects of anti inflammatory pharmaceutical drugs. Hence the need for alternative drug is hi...Continue Reading »

    59 pages |  -1 engagements | 

  • 37. PHYTOCHEMICAL ANALYSIS AND THE ANTI-INFLAMMATORY ACTIVITIES OF DICHLOROMETHANE F...

    » ABSTRACT Inflammation is a complex biological response of vascular tissue to harmful stimuli such as pathogen, damage cells or irritants (Ryan & Majno, 1983). The urgency generated by increased rate of stroke, atherosclerosis attribute due to prolonged use of cyclooxygenase 1 and Cyclooxygenase 2 inhibitors have accelerated anti inflammatory drug research over the last decade while synthetic p...Continue Reading »

    76 pages |  28 engagements | 

  • 38. ELEMENTAL ANALYSIS ON PTEROCARPUS MILDBREADII (OHA)SEED.

    » ABSTRACT Elemental analysis is the qualitative detection and quantitative determination of chemical elements(atoms,ions)in a sample(Fritz Pregl 1923). To detect anixelement, one should fix an appearance of an analytical signal. The formation of precipitate or characteristic crystals, colour change, an isolation of gaseous products, an appearance of a definite lines in spectrum, luminescence, etc. ...Continue Reading »

    76 pages |  -1 engagements | 

  • 39. EFFECTS OF PROCESSING METHODS ON THE PHYSICO-CHEMICAL PROPERTIES OF SWEET POTATO...

    » ABSTRACT This study evaluated "the effects of processing methods on the physico chemical properties of sweet potato and sorghum flour". Sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas) is an important food crop in the tropical and sub tropical countries and belongs to the family convolvulaceae. Sweet potatoes are rich in dietary fiber, minerals, vitamins, and anti oxidants such as phenolic acids, anthocyannins, toc...Continue Reading »

    76 pages |  -1 engagements | 

  • 40. DETERMINATION OF ACTIVE SWEET COMPONENTS OF COMMON ARTIFICIAL SWEETENERS THAT AR...

    » ABSTRACT This research investigated how the sweetness of sugar substitute compares to the sweetness of sugar. In this research different percentage solution of sugar, artificial sweetener and natural sweetener (10%, 1%, 0.1% and 0.01%) were prepared. Ten volunteers were gathered for the sensory evaluation in this case tasting of the solution, the volunteer‟s taste threshold of data was gotten...Continue Reading »

    76 pages |  -1 engagements |