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Amino acid composition of Dioscorea dumetorum varieties.
The crude protein contents and amino acid compositions of two varieties of Dioscorea dumetorum (edible and wild) were determined. The crude protein (g/l00g) of the wild variety (11.37) wasExpand
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Rat serum electrolytes, lipid profile and cardiovascular activity onNauclea latifolia leaf extract administration
Aqueous extract of the leaf and root ofNauclea latifolia Sm. (Rubiaceae) is used in Nigerian folk medicine for the treatment of hypertension. This work is carried out to investigate the effectExpand
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Summary: The haematological effects following ingestion of shellfish exposed to crude oil polluted water or the pollutant perse were investigated in albino Wistar rats. Feeding of four groups of ratsExpand
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Nutrient changes in some traditional nigerian foods during cooking—Part 1: Vitamin changes
Abstract The vitamin contents of six rural Nigerian foods were estimated before and after cooking. Losses of vitamin C in all the diets were between 40 and 100%. There were mild losses of vitamin AExpand
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Fatty acid composition of Dioscorea dumetorum (Pax) varieties.
The purpose of the present investigation was to study the fatty acid compositions of edible and wild Dioscorea dumetorum (Pax) varieties harvested from farms and forests of Ikot Akpanabia village inExpand
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Feeding of red palm oil-supplemented diets to rats may impact positively on vitamin A status
The impact of feeding of dietary palm oil supplements on plasma vitamin A profile was investigated in animals. Four-week-old Wistar albino rats (n = 8 per group) were maintained for 28 days onExpand
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Effects of different levels of palm oil and sulphur in cassava-based diets
Abstract The effects of different levels of palm oil and sulphur on the nutritive value of a cassava leaf protein diet was investigated using rats. With 40% cassava and no palm oil, the proteinExpand
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Fate of ingested linamarin in malnourished rats
Pure linamarin at a dose level of 30 g per 100 g body weight was administered in food to a group of Wistar rats maintained on vitamin B2-deficient, sufficient and excess diets for 5 weeks and toExpand
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Sex- and organ-specific toxicity in normal and malnourished rats fed thermoxidized palm oil.
The effects of free radical toxicity as induced by chronic consumption of thermoxidized palm oil (TPO) diet on organ size of normal animals, their first filial offspring and malnourished rats, wereExpand
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