Proximate Analysis of Six Different Local Varieties of Sweet Potato Ipomoea Batatas Tuber

Proximate Analysis of Six Different Local Varieties of Sweet Potato Ipomoea Batatas Tuber Introduction Background of the Study In many food laboratories bulk of the routine analysis comprises the methods of proximate analysis. Proximate analysis of food is the determination of the major components of food, which include: moisture, liquids (food), protein, carbohydrate and fibre.

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Effect of Dry Cassava Peels on Broilers Growth Characteristics

Effect of Dry Cassava Peels on Broilers Growth Characteristics Introduction Cassava peels: In recent years, poultry farming has increased throughout the world, especially in developing countries. According to the projection for the year 2000, overall world production of poultry will increase twofold, while the increase in developing countries alone will be threefold. Although poultry farming […]

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Nephrotoxicity Study on Boiled Extract of Alstonia Boonei, On Albino Rats a Popular Anti malaria Herb

Nephrotoxicity Study on Boiled Extract of Alstonia Boonei, On Albino Rats a Popular Anti malaria Herb Used In Ohaukwu L.G.A of Ebonyi State Nigeria,   Introduction Malaria, a life threatening disease caused by a parasitic infection of the red blood cells known as Plasmodium transmitted through a bite of the female anopheles mosquitoes, is undoubtedly […]

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Effect of Ethanol Extract of Blighia Unijugata on Blood Glucose Level and Histopathology of Selected Organs in Alloxan Induced Diabetic Albino Rats

Effect of Ethanol Extract of Blighia Unijugata on Blood Glucose Level and Histopathology of Selected Organs in Alloxan Induced Diabetic Albino Rats Introduction Background of Study Blood glucose: Diabetes also known as diabetes mellitus is a chronic health problem with devastating, yet preventable consequences (Zimmet et al., 2007). It is characterized by high blood glucose […]

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Histological Effect of Akaki Extract on the Stomach

Histological Effect of Akaki Extract on the Stomach Introduction Background of Study ¬†Akaki Extract:Research on plant has increased in recent time all over the world, because of their immense potentials in treatment diseases (Amaglah and Benang, 2009). Many scientists have reported the ethnobotanical and ethnopharmacological characteristics properties of medical plants (makanjnola 2008) many of these […]

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Comparative Biochemical Effect of Uvarae Chamea and Securidaca Longepeducunlata Leaf Extract in Alloxon Induced Diabetic in Albino Rats

Comparative Biochemical Effect of Uvarae Chamea and Securidaca Longepeducunlata Leaf Extract in Alloxon Induced Diabetic in Albino Rats Introduction Uvarae Chamea:Many indigenous plants are used in herbal medicine to cure diseases and heal injuries in Nigeria (Irobuchi .F. 2008). Such medicinal plants include Uverae Chamae and Securidaca Longepeduculata. The active ingredient of most of the […]

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Biochip

Biochip Introduction A biochip is a collection of miniaturized test sites (microarrays) arranged on a solid substrate that allows many tests to be performed at the same time in order to achieve higher throughput and pace. (Fortina et al., 2001). Typically, a biochip’s surface area is no larger than a fingernail. Like a computer chip […]

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