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Effect of Heat and Tetracycline Treatments on the Food Quality and Acridity Factors in Cocoyam (Xanthosoma sagittifolium (L) Schott)
The effects of heat and drug (Tetracycline) treatments on the food quality of cocoyam-tanni a (Xanthosoma sagittifolium (L) Schott) were studied. The proximate composition, mineral elements and anti… Expand
The protective effect of aloe vera juice on lindane induced hepatotoxicity and genotoxicity.
- O. E. Etim, E. Farombi, I. F. Usoh, E. Akpan
- Chemistry, Medicine
- Pakistan journal of pharmaceutical sciences
- 1 October 2006
The protective effect of fresh aloe vera leaves extract on lindane (LD) - induced hepatoxicity and genotoxicity was studied and the level of polychromatic erythrocytes observed was not statistically significant when compared to control. Expand
Antidiabetic and hypolipidemic activities of ethanolic leaf extract and fractions of Melanthera scandens.
- E. Akpan, J. Okokon, Emem Offong
- Biology, Medicine
- Asian Pacific journal of tropical biomedicine
- 1 July 2012
The results suggest that the leaf extract/fractions of M. scandens possesses antidiabetic effect on alloxan induced diabetic rats and this justifies its use in ethno medicine and can be exploited in the management of diabetes. Expand
Hepatotoxicity of carbon tetrachloride: protective effect of Gongronema latifolium.
The ethanolic extract of Gongronema latifoluim extract has a strong modulatory effect against the hepatocellular damage induced by carbon tetrachloride, and was more pronounced in ALT and AST. Expand
Antioxidant and Antitussive Properties of Gongronema Latifolium Leaves Used Locally for the Treatment of Fowl Cough in Nigeria
In vivo studies on the efficacy of the plant leaves in treatments against fowl cough in Hubbard broilers gave positive results, and the leaf extract significantly reduced the mortality rate of the broilers by 25% within 3 weeks of treatment and by 40% in 6 weeks of administration. Expand
Acute toxicity, biochemical and haematological study of Aframomum melegueta seed oil in male Wistar albino rats.
- M. I. Akpanabiatu, Ndifereke Daniel Ekpo, U. Ufot, Nsikan Malachy Udoh, E. Akpan, E. U. Etuk
- Biology, Medicine
- Journal of ethnopharmacology
- 25 November 2013
Aframomum melegueta seed oil has the potential of ameliorating benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and cardiac dysfunction as indicated by testosterone, PSA, lipid profile and troponin I levels. Expand
Antiplasmodial and antipyretic studies on root extracts of Anthocleista djalonensis against Plasmodium berghei
Abstract Objective To evaluate the antimalarial activities of ethanolic root extract/fractions of Anthocleista djalonensis (A. djalonensis) in Plasmodium berghei (P. berghei) infected mice. Methods… Expand
Antidiabetic and hypolipidemic activities of ethanolic leaf extract and fractions of Carpolobia lutea
Evaluation of antidiabetic and hypolipidemic activities of ethanolic leaf extract of Carpolobia lutea (245,490 and 735 mg/kg b.w.p.o) were carried out in alloxaninduced diabetic albino rats after a… Expand
ANTIFUNGAL ACTIVITY OF ETHANOLIC LEAF EXTRACT OF Eucalyptus camaldulensis Dehn. AGAINST RINGWORM PATHOGENS
Although distilled H 2 O extract conferred an equally significant (P = 0.05) antifungal activity, concentrated sugar solution provided a better vehicle for clinical application of the extracts, however the antif fungus activity of the extract was dose-dependent. Expand
Fatty Acid Profile and Oil Yield in Six Different Varieties of Fresh and Dry Samples of Coconuts (Cocos nucifera)
The physical and chemical properties of the oil extracted from six (6) varieties of coconut fruits were determined. The oils were brownish, some yellowish when melted, and at times white when… Expand