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  • 81. STUDIES ON THE PHYTOCHEMICAL AND NUTRITIONAL COMPOSITION OF AQUEOUS LEAF EXTRACT...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Blood is a bodily fluid that delivers necessary substances such as nutrients and oxygen to the cells and transport metabolic waste products away from those same cells. There are three major categories, each of which has specific functions (Ballard, 1997). The white blood cell (WBCs), or leukocytes, engage in defense of the body against foreign microorganisms or toxic subst...Continue Reading »

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  • 82. ANTI-SCHIZOPHRENIC EFFECT OF METHANOL LEAVE EXTRACT OF INDIGOFERA ARRECTA IN ALB...

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 General Overview Psychosis is a heterogeneous neuropsychiatric disorder characterized by distorted or non existent sense of reality (Tandon et al 2009). It affects about 1% of the world’s population (Picchioni et.al 2007). The prevalence of psychosis varies across the world and also within countries, with a higher rate in Nigeria compared to USA and UK (Umuko...Continue Reading »

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  • 83. THERMODYNAMICS AND KINETICS OF THERMO-INACTIVATION AND REGENERATION OF PARTIALLY...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION The super family of haem peroxidases from plants, fungi and bacteria is a group of enzymes that utilize hydrogen peroxide to oxidize a second (reducing) substrate often aromatic oxygen donor. These enzymes share similar catalytic cycles where hydrogen peroxide reacts with the resting ferric enzyme to form the intermediate compound I (known as compound ES in cytochrome c pe...Continue Reading »

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  • 84. DETERMINATION OF PHYTIC ACID CONTENT, OXALATE CONTENT, TANNIN CONTENT AND CYANID...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the Study Food is described as any substance consumed to provide nutritional support for an organism. It is usually of plant or animal origin, and contains essential nutrients, such as carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, or minerals taken into the body to keep it alive and enable it to grow. It is a substance which when consumed is able to supply ene...Continue Reading »

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  • 85. EFFECT OF ETHANOLIC EXTRACT OF GONGRONEMA LATIFOLIUM AND ALLIUM SATIVUM ON LIPID...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF STUDY Sodium arsenite isaninorganic compound with the formula with the formula NaASO2, it is also called sodium meta arsenite. It is a sodium salt of arsenous acid (Greenwood,1997). sodium arsenite is a colourless solid , sodium meta arsenite is produced by treating arsenic trioxide with sodium carbonate or sodium hydroxide (Grund et al., 2005). Sodium ar...Continue Reading »

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  • 86. COMPARATIVE QUANTITATIVE PHYTOCHEMICAL ANALYSIS OF ETHANOL EXTRACT OF Gongronema...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the study The tropical rainforest is the most biologically varying ecosystem on earth and it is enriched with enormous natural plant resources with rich dietary and medicinal properties utilized locally in folkloric medicine (Dalziel, 1937). Although modern medicine may be available in developing countries, the use of herbs in treatment of diseases has of...Continue Reading »

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  • 87. EFFECTS OF ETHANOLIC ROOT EXTRACT OF UGU OYIBO (Jatropha tanjorensis) ON HAEMATO...

    » ABSTRACT Jatropha tanjorensis is a natural medicinal herb which has been used over the years in the treatment of many health disorders. This study was carried out to determine the effects of ethanolic root extract of Jatropha tanjorensis on haematological indices of female albino wistar rats. Twenty (20) albino wistar rats weighing between 151 225 g were divided into 4 groups of 5 animals per grou...Continue Reading »

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  • 88. THE EFFECT OF BUCCHOLZIA CORIACEA ON RENAL FUNCTION INDICES AND OXIDATIVE STRESS...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of Study Malnutrition during pregnancy creates health risks for both the pregnant woman her developing fetus. Not eating enough or eating too much can create health risks, for both the pregnant woman and her developing fetus over nutrition during pregnancy is common in developed countries. Many woman experience increased appetite during pregnancy. This occur...Continue Reading »

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  • 89. THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ANAEMIA, MALARIA AND ANTIOXIDANT STATUS IN PATIENT VISI...

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the Study Malaria is a common and life threatening disease in many tropical and subtropical areas and the term malaria originates from medieval Italian malaran: mala aria “bad air”; the disease was formerly called ague or marsh fever due to its association with swamps and marshland. The term first appeared in the English literature about 1...Continue Reading »

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  • 90. RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ANAEMIA, GLUCOSE-6-PHOSPHATE DEHYDROGENASE DEFICIENCY AND O...

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of study Malaria is a mosquito borne infectious disease affecting humans and other animals caused by parasitic protozoans (a group of single celled microorganisms) belonging to the Plasmodium type (WHO, 2014). According to the World Health Organization (WHO), malaria is a significant public health problem in more than 100 countries and causes an estimate...Continue Reading »

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  • 91. EFFECTS OF AQUEOUS EXTRACT OF BITTER KOLA (GARCINIA KOLA) ON THE PREGNANCY OUTCO...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 INTRODUCTION Compelling evidence suggests that exposure to an adverse fetal environment may enhance susceptibility to a number of chronic diseases in the future life of the offspring(Buzinaro et al, 2008; Simeoni and Barker, 2009). Diabetes mellitus is a condition that occur during pregnancy that can substantially influence the development of the offspring in utero and...Continue Reading »

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  • 92. HYPOLIPIDEMIC AND ANTIOXIDANT CAPACITY OF METHANOL LEAF EXTRACT OF KIGELIA AFRIC...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of study Diabetes mellitus is a metabolic disorder resulting from a defect of insulin secretion, which is insulin action or both. Insulin deficiency in turn leads to chronic hyperglycaemia with disturbances of carbohydrate fat and protein metabolism (Kumar et al., 2011). Globally the estimated incidence of diabetes and project for year 2030, as given by inte...Continue Reading »

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  • 93. INVESTIGATION OF THE PANCREATIC EFFECT OF BUCCHOLZIA CORICACEA FORMULATED DIET I...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Herbal medicine is the oldest form of health care known to mankind. The use of medicinal plant in the treatment of diseases has been in practice since ancient time in different parts of the world especially in Africa. Plants have always been the most vital source of drugs mainly because most plants are autotrophs, and are able to synthesize a large ...Continue Reading »

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  • 94. OXIDATIVE AND BIOCHEMICAL PARAMETER ASSESSMENT FOR ALLOXAN INDUCED DIABETIC RATS...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND OF STUDY The use of Ocimum gratissimum leaf extract to treat Alloxan induced diabetic rat and its oxidative and biochemical parameter assessments. In Nigeria, especially in the southern part there is a consumption of plants extracts people consume. They also consume a lot of vegetable in their native diet and some of these plants are believed to cure some alimen...Continue Reading »

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  • 95. REDUCTION OF YOGURT FROM SOYMILK AND COW MILK USING PINEAPPLE (ANANASCOMOSUS) AS...

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION Interest in functional foods has recently increased among consumers due to a greater consciousness of health and nutrition; as well as the need to cure diseases and also the increasing scientific evidence of their effectiveness. Fermented products are a significant part of many indigenous diets. Yoghurt is a Turkish name for a fermented milk product. It is originated b...Continue Reading »

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  • 96. THE EFFECT OF TEMPERATURE ON GLUTATHIONE PEROXIDASE FROM FISH

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION INTRODUCTION 1.1.1 FISH: SOURCE OF FOOD FOR MAN. Food is one of the basic needs of man (Morey, 1940; Pierce, 2010). Since agriculture produces the food that provides the calories and micronutrients essential for a healthy and productive life, it is interlinked in many important ways to human nutrition and health (Michael, 2011). These nutrients include carbohydrates, prote...Continue Reading »

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  • 97. EFFECT OF MOMORDICA CHARANTIA LEAF FRACTIONS ON SERUM ELECTROLYTES AND RENAL FUN...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1Background of study Diabetes affects one hundred and thirty five million people in one year worldwide (King et.al., 1999) and this figure is projected to rise to three hundred million in 2025 ((King et. al.,1998). It is obvious that diabetes, a chronic non communicable disease, continues to have a tremendous impact on society in terms of the quality of life and strainin...Continue Reading »

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  • 98. PARTIAL PURIFICATION AND PRELIMINARY CHARACTERIZATION OF PEROXIDASE FROM TELFAIR...

    » CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of StudyPeroxidase (POD) is a heme protein, which is a member of oxidoreductases [E.C.1.11.1.7] and catalyses the oxidation of a wide variety of organic and inorganic substrates using hydrogen peroxide as the electron acceptor (Banci, 1997; Yemenicioğlu et al., 1998). Peroxidase, a biotechnologically important enzyme is a ubiquitous enzyme which belongs to t...Continue Reading »

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  • 99. EXTRACTION, PARTIAL PURIFICATION AND PRELIMINARY CHARACTERIZATION OF PERIOXIDASE...

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the Study Peroxidase, an antioxidative enzyme, is widely distributed in microbes, plants, and animal tissues and represents a heme containing enzymes family (Huystee and Cairns 1982). This oxidoreductase catalyzes a reaction in which hydrogen peroxide acts as the acceptor and another compound acts as the donor of hydrogen atoms (Rodrigo et al. 1996). ...Continue Reading »

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  • 100. BIOSORPTIVE POTENTIALS OF UNMODIFIES, CHEMICALLY MODIFIED AND CARBONIZED SAWDUST...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 The industrial revolution in the past five decades have been remarkable due to an thropogenic activities resulting from increasing population, industrialization and urbanization leading to environmental pollution (Adejo efal, 2014). A greater percentage of the pollutants that food its way into the environment are the heavy metals whose sources could be natural or anthr...Continue Reading »

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