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  • 301. PROXIMATE AND PHYTOCHEMICAL ANALYSIS OF SOURSOP FROM NSUKKA

    » ABSTRACT This study was conducted on the proximate and quantitative analysis of soursop (Annona moricata) fruit. The ripe fruit was procured, sun dried and grounded into powdery form before it was used for the analysis. The result shows that crude fiber is 6.3% crude protein, 2.8% ash 1.0% and crude fat 0.1%. the result of the qualitative phytochemical composition of the soursop pulp shows abundan...Continue Reading »

    76 pages |  332 engagements | 

  • 302. PRELIMINARY PHYTOCHEMICAL AND ANTIMICROBIAL SCREENING OF SEED AND COAT OF Citrus...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION The Citrus sinensis popularly known as sweet orange seed in Igbo of Nigeria is of the Rutaceae family. The seed is best sown in a greenhouse as soon as it is ripe after thoroughly rinsing it, sow stored seed in March in a greenhouse, germination usually takes place within 2 3 weeks at 130C. seedlings are liable to damp off so they must be watered with care and kept well ve...Continue Reading »

    59 pages |  127 engagements | 

  • 303. PROXIMATE ANALYSIS OF SEED AND COAT OF VELVET BEAN (Mucuna pruriens) AND CAMWOOD...

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION Seed and coat of Mucuna pruriens, known as velvet beans or cowitch has scientific classification as shown below; Kingdom Plantae Division Magnoliophyta Class Magnoliopsida Order Fabales Family Fabaiceae Sub FamilyFaboideae Type Phaseoleae Genus Mucuna Specie M. pruriens Velvet bans (Mucuna pruriens) is an excellent cover crop and soil improver[1,2]. In addition, it com...Continue Reading »

    59 pages |  139 engagements | 

  • 304. PHYSICO-CHEMICAL PROPERTIES OF SACHET WATER

    » ABSTRACT The investigation carried out on the physico chemical analysis of sachet water sold in Aba were conducted from January to February 2012 on these water samples (DINS, FAMBUS and GRAMCO). Their individual temperature varied from the range of (24.00 to 25.60)0C against (15.28)0C of WHO standard. Their pH were within the range of (6.90 to 7.60) against (7.00, 8.50). Their total hardness were ...Continue Reading »

    57 pages |  200 engagements | 

  • 305. MICROBIAL FOOD SPOILAGE DISORDERS (DISEASES) AND ITS CONTROL

    » ABSTRACT Foods and microorganisms have long and interesting associations which developed long before the beginning of recorded history. Foods are not only nutritious to consumers, but are also excellent sources of nutrients for microbial growth. Depending on the microorganisms present, foods may spoil or be preserved by fermentation. Foods can act as a reservoir for disease transmission, and thus ...Continue Reading »

    59 pages |  160 engagements | 

  • 306. AN EVALUATION AND UPDATE OF GUINEA WORM (DRACUNCULUS MEDINENSIS) AS AN ENDEMIC P...

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION Diabetes and hypertension in pregnant women as associated with an increase incidence of congenital abnormalities when compared with normal pregnancy (Hagay et al, 2005). Frequency of diabetic and hypertensive mother is estimated to be 6 10% (Hagay and Reece, 2006). Alteration in lipid profile is known to occur in diabetic and hypertensive pregnancy (Caron and Kjos, 200...Continue Reading »

    57 pages |  146 engagements | 

  • 307. DETERMINATION OF SOME BIOCHEMICAL PARAMETERS IN DIABETIC AND HYPERTENSIVE PREGNA...

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION Diabetes and hypertension in pregnant women as associated with an increase incidence of congenital abnormalities when compared with normal pregnancy (Hagay et al, 2005). Frequency of diabetic and hypertensive mother is estimated to be 6 10% (Hagay and Reece, 2006). Alteration in lipid profile is known to occur in diabetic and hypertensive pregnancy (Caron and Kjos, 200...Continue Reading »

    76 pages |  156 engagements | 

  • 308. HEPATOTOXICITY OF THE ETHANOLIC EXTRACTS OF Enantia chlorantha ROOT ON WISTAR AL...

    » ABSTRACT The root of Enantia chlorontha was assayed for its hepatotoxicity effect. Extacts from the root were made using 95% ethanol. The root extracts were administered orally to 15 wistar albino rats and varying doses. 5 rats were kept as control group. The effect of the extracts was determined by assaying for the levels of serum liver enzymes acting as biochemical makers. Liver enzymes assayed ...Continue Reading »

    59 pages |  166 engagements | 

  • 309. A CRITICAL EXAMINATION OF AUTOIMMUNITY AND INFLAMMATION

    » ABSTRACT When our body encounters something foreign in its environment it needs to be able to mount an immune response against that substance to protect itself from potential harm. In order to do this effectively it must be able to recognize what is self in order to respond to non self or foreign. In autoimmune disease there is a failure to recognize some part of self, with potential serious conse...Continue Reading »

    59 pages |  203 engagements | 

  • 310. A COMPARATIVE INVESTIGATION INTO THE LIPID PROFILE OF MORINGA OLEIFERA SEEDS AND...

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1 1.1 Aims/Objectives of the Study 4 1.2 Statement of Problem 4 1.4 Scope of Limitation of the Study 4 CHAPTER TWO 2.0 LITERATURE REVIEW 5 2.1 Background of the Study 5 2.2 Factors that Contribute to the Growth of Moringa Oleifera Plant 6 Methods of Propagation 7 2.3 Uses of Moringa Oleifera 8 2.4 Phytochemical Composition of Moringa Oleifera Seeds and Leaves 16 2.5 Ch...Continue Reading »

    59 pages |  222 engagements | 

  • 311. ANALYSIS THE ALPHA-PROTEIN LEVEL IN HEPATITIS PATIENT AS AN AID IN ACCESSING THE...

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the most common primary liver cancer. It accounts for 60% of all cancer world wide (Melissa 2004). The most significance cause is the presence of cirrhosis. HCC has unique geographic sex, age distribution that are likely determined by specific actiology factor. It’s distribution also varies among ethnic group within the same coun...Continue Reading »

    59 pages |  -1 engagements | 

  • 312. A CRITICAL STUDY ON ENZYMES

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION AND LITERATURE REVIEW 1.1 Enzyme Enzymes are large biological molecules responsible for thousands of chemical inter conversions that sustain life (Smith, 1997). All known enzymes are proteins. They are high molecular weight compounds made up principally of chains of amino acids linked together by peptide bonds, they are denatured at high temperature and precipitated with s...Continue Reading »

    76 pages |  -1 engagements | 

  • 313. ANALYSIS OF 3-MERCAPTOPYRUVATE SULFURTRANSFERASE (3-MST)

    » CHAPTERONE 1.0. INTRODUCTION AND LITERATURE REVIEW 1.1. INTRODUCTION One of the major metabolic enzymes that have gained so much interest of scientists is 3 Mercaptopyruvate sulfurtransferase (3 MST). This enzyme occurs widely in nature (Bordo, 2002 and Jarabak, 1981). It has been reported in several organisms ranging from humans to rats, fishes and insects. It is a mitochondrial enzyme which has ...Continue Reading »

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  • 314. EXTRACTION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF WHITE MUCANA PRURIENS VAR. UTILIS SEED OIL

    » ABLE OF CONTENT CONTENT TITLE PAGE CERTIFICATION DEDICATION ACKNOWLEDGEMENT ABSTRACT TABLE OF CONTENTS CHAPTER ONE 1.0 PREAMBLE 1.1 INTRODUCTION 1.2 OBJECTIVE OF STUDY 1.3 SCOPE OF WORK CHAPTER TWO 2.0 LITERATURE REVIEW 2.1 FATS AND OILS 2.2.0 COMPONENTS OF MUCUNA SEEDS 2.2.1 NUTRITIONAL PROPERTIES 2.2.2 ANTINUTRITIONAL PROPERTIES 2.2.3 PHARMACEUTICAL PROPERTIES 2.3.0 PLANT FATTY ACIDS AND OIL 2.4...Continue Reading »

    76 pages |  169 engagements | 

  • 315. PHYSIOCHEMICAL PROPERTIES AND FATTY ACID COMPOSITION OF AFRICAN STAR APPLE SEED ...

    » ABSTRACT Oil extracted from African star apple by continuous extraction process using soxhlet apparatus was subjected to physico chemical and fatty acid profile analysis. Results obtained show that the acid value, lodine value, peroxide value, saponification value, free fatty acid, refractive index, melting point, smoke point, flash point, fire point, and specific gravity are 30.67mg/g, 20.67mg/g,...Continue Reading »

    76 pages |  179 engagements | 

  • 316. A STUDY OF THE NUTRITIVE PROFILE OF A VEGETABLE, PIPER METHYSTICUM, LOCALLY KNOW...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 HerbsAn herb is a plant that is valued for flavor, scent, medicinal or other qualities other than its food value (John, 2000). They are used in cooking, as medicines, and for spiritual purposes. Herbs have a variety of uses including culinary and medicinal usage. General usage differs between culinary herbs and medicinal herbs (John, 2000). Herbs are “generally r...Continue Reading »

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  • 317. THE EFEFCT OF KAKA BITTERS ON LIPIDPROFILE OF WISTAR RATS FED WITH HIGH FAT DIET

    » ABSTRACT Kaka bitters like other bitters is claimed to possess a number of folkloric therapeutic effects including lipid lowering effects. However, there is no scientific data available as at the time of this study to evidence this claim. The Lipid lowering effects of Kaka bitters were investigated by assessing it effects on the blood lipid parameters of wistar rats fed fat enhanced diet. The was ...Continue Reading »

    76 pages |  150 engagements | 

  • 318. AMELIORATING ROLE OF N.P.K FERTILIZER ON THE TOXIC EFFECTS OF Ni ON (SORGHUM) RO...

    » TABLE OF CONTENTS Title Page Certification Dedication AcknowledgementTable of Contents Abstrac CHAPTER ONE Introduction and Literature Review 1.1Â Â Introduction Literature Review Definition of heavy metals Characteristics of Nickel Nickel in the environment Biological roles of nickel Absorption of nickel by plant Accumulation of Nickel in plants Nickel and photosynthesis Effects of ni...Continue Reading »

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  • 319. ENUMERATION AND IDENTIFICATION OF BACTERIA ON USED HANDKERCHIEFS IN MALES

    » Micro organisms are ubiquitous and are found in almost every area around human bodies. Some are specifically found in certain regions of the body as a normal flora where they live as commensals with man. This association is important in protecting the body against other infectious diseases.Each area of the body surface acquires a characteristic flora of organisms well adapted to growth at that par...Continue Reading »

    59 pages |  192 engagements | 

  • 320. SCREENING OF SENNA ALATA LEAVES FOR BIOCHEMICAL AND HYPOGLYCEMIC ACTIVITY

    » TABLE OF CONTENT Title page Certification Dedication Acknowledgement Table of content CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Aims and objective of the research CHAPTER TWO 2.0 Literature Review 2.1 Scientic classification of piper methysticum 2.2 Description of piper methysticum 2.3 Some common names of senna alata 2.4 Geographical distribution of senna alata 2.5 Growth requirements of senna alata 2.6 P...Continue Reading »

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