African Journal of
Cellular Pathology

OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF THE SOCIETY FOR CELLULAR PATHOLOGY SCIENTISTS OF NIGERIA
  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Cell. Path
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2449-0776
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJCPath
  • Start Year: 2013

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Phytochemical and in vitro antioxidant studies on methanol extract of Vernonia calvoana leaf and its polar fractions: Preliminary study

Aim: To screen possible antioxidant potentials of methanol extract and polar fractions of Vernonia calvoana leaves and its phytochemical constituents since the leaves are used ethno medically in managing ailments like wounds, blood pressure, inflammation, arthritis and bone diseases. Methods: Dried leaves (900 g) were ground and de-fatted with n-hexane. The dry marc was extracted using 80 % methanol:water. Filtrate was...

Author(s):Nwaehujor Chinaka O

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Effect of n-Butanol extract of Cannabis sativa L. Extract on the Cerebral Cortex of Adult Wistar Rats

The present study aimed at investigating the effect of Cannabis sativa L. administration on neurobehavior and histology of Adult Wistar rats. Eighteen adult Wistar rats (120 – 140 g) were divided into three (3) groups with six animals per group. Animals in group 1 (control) were given distilled water, while groups 2 and 3 were administered with 250 mg/kg and 500 mg/kg of n-Butanol extract of Cannabis sativa L....

Author(s):Zachariah Richard, Adebisi S.Sunday, Uduak E. Umana, Adamu A. Sadeeq, Policy P. Adamu

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A Comparative Study of Cultural and Molecular Techniques for the Identification of Bacterial Contaminants of Cockroaches (Periplaneta americana)

The bacterial contaminants of cockroaches were identified by both cultural and molecular techniques following standard recommended procedures. Results obtained depicts enhanced accuracy of molecular technique over the cultural method as only 249 (69%) of the total isolates were correctly identified by the cultural method to represent a total of 114 (31%) discrepant species while 100% correct identification was observed...

Author(s):O.D.Popoola, B.T

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EFFECTS OF watermelon seed (CITRULLUS LENATUS) EXTRACT ON FASTING LIPID PROFILE OF STREPTOZOTOCIN INDUCED DIABETIC ALBINO RATS.

The study was designed to assess the Hypolipidaemic and Hypoglycaemic function of watermelon seed (Citrulluslenatus) extracts in Streptozocin induced Diabetic Albino rats. Total of forty rats were randomly allocated into six (6) groups of five (5) rats each namely Control, Diabetic induced, Diabetic induced treated with 0.5mg/kgGlibemclamide, Diabetic induced treated with 200mg, Diabetic induced treated with 400mg/kg and...

Author(s):ADEGOKE, O. ADEBAYO

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