Ayodeji Olayanju

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OBJECTIVE This study investigated the antioxidative and antisecretory properties of folic acid in the rats' stomach. MATERIALS AND METHODS Male Wistar rats were treated with 2 mg/kg diet of folic acid for 21 days. Gastric ulceration was induced by indomethacin, scored, and assayed to determine the concentration of total protein, mucus, malondialdehyde(More)
The present study investigates the hematologic effect of Calcitriol on rats undergoing sleep deprivation. Male Wistar rats were treated with Calcitriol 120 ng/kg and subjected to sleep deprivation for four successive days. Twenty four hour after last injection, animals were sacrificed and blood was collected for haematological analysis. A four-day sleep(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS Although the gastroprotective properties of Ocimum gratissimum L. have been mentioned, the exact mechanism is yet to be explored. Since acid output plays a significant role in the pathogenesis of gastric ulceration, the present study was aimed at investigating the effect of leaf extract of Ocimum gratissimum on gastric luminal pH, acid(More)
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