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Effect of processing on proximate composition, anti-nutrient status and amino acid content in three accessions of African locust bean (Parkia biglobosa (jacq.) benth
- I. S. Urua, E. Uyoh, V. Ntui, E. C. Okpako
- Biology, MedicineInternational journal of food sciences and…
- 7 January 2013
The high levels of protein, fat and amino acids coupled with the low levels of the anti-nutrients in the boiled and fermented seeds make Parkia a good source of nutrients for humans and livestock.
Phytochemical and comparative studies of the stem bark and root of Xylopia aethiopica (Dunal.) A. Rich
The ethanolic extracts of the stem bark and root of Xylopia aethiopica showed the presence of alkaloids, saponins, flavonoids, tannins, terpenes, steroids and cardiac glycosides and both samples tested negative for anthraquinones.
Effect of different processing methods on cyanide content of garri from four cultivars of cassava
Effect of different processing methods on cyanide content of garri was studied in three improved cassava cultivars (NR 8082, TME 419 and TMS 4(2) 1425) as well as a local unimproved cultivar (Obubit…
Regeneration of Parkia biglobosa Benth.: An important tree species of Africa
This protocol will be useful not only for vegetative propagation but also for plant genetic transformation and gene function studies of P. biglobosa.
Flow cytometric analysis of nuclear DNA content, mitotic chromosome number and protein separation by SDS-PAGE in three accessions of African locust bean (Parkia biglobosa Benth.)
- E. Uyoh, I. S. Urua, V. Ntui, E. C. Okpako
- BiologyJournal of Crop Science and Biotechnology
- 1 December 2011
Protein was resolved into three banding groups according to their electrophoretic mobility: slow, medium, and fast, clustering between 100–200, 40–70, and 10–25 kDa, respectively, and there was 76% similarity in the banding pattern between the accessions.
Upgrading the medicinal value chain of neglected and underutilized Eremomastax (Lindau.) species through antioxidant health benefits.
A critical step towards improvement of global healt h care delivery system lies in the discovery and optimal utilization of the wide range of medicinal plant resources available in nature. Against…
CYTO-SENSITIVITY OF SOME LOCALLY GROWN PIGEON PEA [Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp] TO AMIPROPHOS METHYL TREATMENT AS A GUIDE FOR IMPROVEMENT
The chromosomal aberrations caused by the treatment of the seeds with amiprophos methyl (APM) notwithstanding, the induction of polyploidy to these pigeon pea landraces is significant in crop breeding and improvement if meticulously exploited.