Biochemistry

THE EFFECT OF WATER EXTRACT OF COLA NITIDA POD

CHAPTER ONE1.1 INTRODUCTIONCola Nitida has been used in folk medicine as an aphrodisiac, an appetite suppressant, to treat morning sickness, migraine headache, and indigestion...

THE OXIDATIVE STRESS STATUS OF RATS FED ON OIL BEAN SEED

1.0. INTRODUCTIONUgba also called ukpaka is a popular food delicacy in Nigeria especially among Igbo ethnic group. It is rich in protein and is...

REDUCTION OF YOGURT FROM SOYMILK AND COW MILK USING PINEAPPLE (ANANASCOMOSUS) AS SWEETENERS

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...

THE EFFECT OF TEMPERATURE ON GLUTATHIONE PEROXIDASE FROM FISH

CHAPTER ONE 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...

EFFECT OF MOMORDICA CHARANTIA LEAF FRACTIONS ON SERUM ELECTROLYTES AND RENAL FUNCTION INDICES IN ALLOXAN-INDUCED DIABETIC ALBINO RATS

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...

EFFECTS OF AQUEOUS EXTRACT OF BITTER KOLA (GARCINIA KOLA) ON THE PREGNANCY OUTCOME AND EARLY POSTNATAL DEVELOPMENT OF THE OFFSPRINGS OF DIABETIC PREGNANT RATS

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...

HYPOLIPIDEMIC AND ANTIOXIDANT CAPACITY OF METHANOL LEAF EXTRACT OF KIGELIA AFRICANA IN ALLOXAN-INDUCED DIABETIC RATS

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...

INVESTIGATION OF THE PANCREATIC EFFECT OF BUCCHOLZIA CORICACEA FORMULATED DIET IN SUCROSE FED PREGNANT RATS AND THEIR OFFSPRING

CHAPTER ONE Herbal medicine is the oldest form of health care known to mankind. The use of medicinal plant in the treatment of diseases has...

OXIDATIVE AND BIOCHEMICAL PARAMETER ASSESSMENT FOR ALLOXAN INDUCED DIABETIC RATS TREATED WITH METHANOL LEAF EXTRACTS OF OCIMUM GRATISSIMUM

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 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...

THE EFFECT OF BUCCHOLZIA CORIACEA ON RENAL FUNCTION INDICES AND OXIDATIVE STRESS IN SUCROSE FED PREGNANT RATS AND THEIR OFFSPRINGS

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...

THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ANAEMIA, MALARIA AND ANTIOXIDANT STATUS IN PATIENT VISITING ENUGU STATE UNIVERSITY TEACHING HOSPITAL “ESUTH”

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...

RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ANAEMIA, GLUCOSE-6-PHOSPHATE DEHYDROGENASE DEFICIENCY AND OXIDATIVE STRESS AMONG MALARIA PATIENTS VISITING ESUT TEACHING HOSPTIAL ENUGU NIGERIA

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...

EFFECTS OF SELENIUM TOXICITY AND DEFICIENCY ON HUMANS

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1.          BACKGROUND INFORMATION Selenium (Se) is an essential trace element having biological functions of utmost importance for human health. Different from the other (semi) metals,...

EVALUATION OF NUTRITIVE AND NON-NUTRITIVE COMPONENTS AND ANTI-DIABETIC PROPERTIES OF EDIBLE PORTIONS OF Chrysophyllum albidum FRUIT IN STREPTOZOTOCIN-INDUCED DIABETIC MALE ALBINO RATS

CHAPTER ONE                                                     INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the Study Dietary control is vital in the management of diabetes. Reports from FAO (1998); WHO and FAO (2003) have...

COMPARATIVE QUANTITATIVE PHYTOCHEMICAL ANALYSIS OF ETHANOL EXTRACT OF Gongronema latifolium AND Allium sativum

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...

NUTRIGENOMICS

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION The etiology of complex chronic diseases involves both environmental and genetic factors, with environmental influences such as diet exerting a greater effect among...

EFFECTS OF ETHANOLIC ROOT EXTRACT OF UGU OYIBO (Jatropha tanjorensis) ON HAEMATOLOGICAL INDICES OF FEMALE ALBINO WISTAR RAT

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...

CHRONIC DISEASES AND THEIR PREVENTIVE MEASURES

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 OVERVIEW A chronic disease is a human health condition or disease that is persistent or otherwise long-lasting in...

MODULATORY EFFECT OF ETHANOLIC LEAF EXTRACT OF SPHENOCENTRUM JOLLYANUM PIERRE (SPJ) ON LIVER FUNCTION AND HAEMATOLOGICAL INDICES OF CADMIUM CHLORIDE-INDUCED TOXICITY IN MALE ALBINO...

ABSTRACT The effect of ethanolic leaf extract of Sphenocentrum jollyanum pierre (SPJ) on liver function and hematological indices of cadmium chloride-induced toxicity in male albino wistar rats...

ETHANOL LEAF EXTRACT OF Irvingia gabonensis O’Rorke Baill MITIGATES SODIUM ARSENITE-INDUCED LIPID PROFILE DERANGEMENTS IN WISTAR RATS

ABSTRACT The effect of ethanol leaf extract of Irvingia gabonensis O’Rorke Baill on lipid profile in sodium arsenite-exposed Wistar albino rats was investigated. Forty (40) female wistar...

DETERMINATION OF PHYTIC ACID CONTENT, OXALATE CONTENT, TANNIN CONTENT AND CYANIDE CONTENT IN TEN EDIBLE SEEDS

ABSTRACT Antrinutitional factors re compounds which reduce the nutrient utilization or food intake of plant or plant products (seeds) used as human foods and they...

BIOCHEMISTRY OF GOUT

1.1 Introduction Gout was described by Hippocrates as “the disease of kings” due to its association with rich diet. (Falasca, 2006). Gout is a...

PHYTOCHEMICAL SCREENING OF ETHANOL LEAVES EXTRACT OF Jatropha tanjorensis AND ITS EFFECTS ON THE LIVER FUNCTION OF MALE ALBINO WISTAR RATS

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1    BACKGROUND INFORMATION Plants have been used sinced the medieval times for medicinal purposes for the treatment of all kinds of ailments. Some plants apart...

EFFECT OF ETHANOLIC EXTRACT OF GONGRONEMA LATIFOLIUM AND ALLIUM SATIVUM ON LIPID PROFILE OF RATS TREATED WITH SODIUM ARSENITE

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...

EFFECT OF SOME AFRICA MEDICINAL PLANTS EXTRACTS WITH ANTITRYPANOSOMAL ACTIVITY

CHAPTER ONE 1.0   INTRODUCTION 1.1  BACKGROUND OF STUDY Most of traditional medicines are of plant origins. Nature has gifted us with so many medicines infused in the roots,...

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