Olasunkanmi S. Omojokun

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Status epilepticus is a major medical emergency that results in significant alteration of neuronal function. Status epilepticus involves seizure activity recurring frequently enough to induce a sustained alteration in brain function. This study was initiated to investigate how status epilepticus affects the activity of calcium and calmodulin-dependent(More)
Background. This study sought to investigate the antidiabetic and antihypertensive mechanisms of cocoa (Theobroma cacao) bean through inhibition of α-amylase, α-glucosidase, angiotensin-1 converting enzyme, and oxidative stress. Methodology. The total phenol and flavonoid contents of the water extractable phytochemicals from the powdered cocoa bean were(More)
INTRODUCTION This study sought to investigate the effect of protocatechuic acid (PCA); a phenolic compound readily available in most plant foods on cadmium-induced nephrotoxicity and hepatoxicity in rats. CASE DESCRIPTION Thirty six adult male rats weighing about 150-160 g were acclimatized for 2 weeks and subsequently divided into six groups: Group 1(More)
Background. Cola acuminata seed, a commonly used stimulant in Nigeria, has been reportedly used for the management of neurodegenerative diseases in folklore without scientific basis. This study sought to investigate the anticholinesterase and antioxidant properties of aqueous extracts from C. acuminata seed in vitro. Methodology. The aqueous extract of C.(More)
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