Journal of
Toxicology and Environmental Health Sciences

  • Abbreviation: J. Toxicol. Environ. Health Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9820
  • DOI: 10.5897/JTEHS
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 206

JTEHS Articles

Prevention of renal toxicity from lead exposure by oral administration of Lycopersicon esculentum

July 2009

For decades, lead (Pb) has being known for its adverse effects on various body organs and systems. In the present study, the ability of Pb to lower renal clearance (RC), as an index of renal function, was investigated and tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum: source of antioxidants) paste (TP) was administered orally to prevent the Pb’s adverse effects. 54 Sprague Dawley rats, randomly divided into 3...

Author(s): Salawu Emmanuel O., Adeleke Adeolu A., Oyewo Oyebowale O., Ashamu Ebenezer A., Ishola Olufunto O., Afolabi Ayobami O. and Adesanya Taiwo A.

Association of interleukin 27 expression and p28 gene polymorphism with chronic hepatitis B virus infection

July 2009

Interleukin 27 (IL-27) is a newly discovered cytokine encoded by 2 genes, EBI3 and p28. We investigated IL-27 serum levels and p28 gene -964 A>G polymorphism in patients with chronic HBV infection and in healthy individuals, with the aims to define the correlation between IL-27 expression and chronic hepatitis B development. 168 patients, 99 recovered individuals and 152 healthy individuals...

Author(s): Shiqun Wang, Chengliang Zhu, Rui Zhang, Li Liu and Jianguo Wu

Studies on the pollution potential of wastewater from textile processing factories in Kaduna, Nigeria

July 2009

Samples of effluents from 3 textile processing factories F(1), F(2) and F(3), were characterized for their pollution potential. The concentrations of solids were found to be 1020, 790 and 1,380 mg/l total solids for the factories 1, 2 and 3, respectively. The BOD’s and COD’s were 342.8 and 542.4 mg/l for F(1), 123.2 and 224.6mg/l for F(2) and 456 and 738.4mg/l for F(3). The pH for the effluents...

Author(s): Asia Imohimi Ohioma, Ndubuisi Obejesi Luke and Odia Amraibure

Characterization of industrial waste and identification of potential micro-organism degrading tributyl phosphate

June 2009

The present research study has been carried out in the waste disposal site for characterization of physical, chemical and biological parameters to assess the microbial consortium present in the contaminated site and to isolate the potential microorganism for biodegradation of Tributyl Phosphate. The ambient conditions present in the contaminated site shows the values: pH (6.61), Temperature (35.6), Moisture (50.72%),...

Author(s): Trupti D. Chaudhari, Susan Eapen and M. H. Fulekar

Hydroxocobalamin (vit b12a) effectively reduced extent of cyanide poisoning arising from oral amygdalin ingestion in rats

June 2009

This study investigated the efficacy of hydroxocobalamin in reducing cyanide toxicity arising from amygdalin administration in rats. Amygdalin at its therapeutic dose (20 mg/kg body weight) was co-administered with hydroxocobalamin to rats at two different levels (25 mg/kg and 50 mg/kg body weight) for 14 days. Symptoms of cyanide toxicity in the blood and liver were monitored in the animals and compared with the...

Author(s): O. I. Oyewole and E. T. Olayinka

Diclofenac induced toxic manifestations on adjuvant induced arthritic rats pheripheral and reproductive organ of male wistar rats rattus norvegicus

June 2009

Non-Steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) are the most frequently prescribed therapeutic agents, used for the treatment of rheumatic diseases, because they have analgesic, antipyretic and anti- inflammatory actions. Diclofenac (Voltaren) is a well-known member of the acetic acid family of NSAIDs, used to reduce inflammation and pain associated with arthritis osteoarthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis. There is...

Author(s): Sambandam Subramanian

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