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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) was… Expand
Rat serum electrolytes, lipid profile and cardiovascular activity onNauclea latifolia leaf extract administration
- M. I. Akpanabiatu, I. Umoh, E. Udosen, A. Udoh, E. Edet
- Indian Journal of Clinical Biochemistry
- 1 July 2005
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 effect… Expand
HAEMATOXIC EFFECTS FOLLOWING INGESTION OF NIGERIAN CRUDE OIL AND CRUDE OIL POLLUTED SHELLFISH BY RATS
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 rats… Expand
Influence of chronic consumption of thermoxidized and fresh palm oil diets on basal metabolic rate, body weight and morphology of tissues in rats
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 A… Expand
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 in… Expand
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 on… Expand
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 protein… Expand
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 to… Expand
Sex- and organ-specific toxicity in normal and malnourished rats fed thermoxidized palm oil.
- E. Isong, E. Essien, O. U. Eka, I. Umoh
- Biology, Medicine
- Food and chemical toxicology : an international…
- 1 November 2000
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, were… Expand