African Journal of
Biochemistry Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Biochem. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0778
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJBR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 421

Table of Content: 15 October; 5(11)

October 2011

Anti-malarial activity of cocoa powder in mice

At present, malaria is one of the most important parasitic diseases in the world killing more than one million people annually. It is an important public health problem because many of the drugs that are being prescribed for the treatment of malaria have become ineffective to the disease. This study was therefore carried out to determine the anti-malaria activity of cocoa powder through the use of mouse model. Natural...

Author(s): Jayeola, C. O., Oluwadun, A., Olubamiwa, O., Effedua, H. I. and Kale, O. E

October 2011

Oxidative stress biomarkers in young male rats fed with stevioside

Stevioside is a natural non-caloric sweetener refined from Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni leaves. The introduction of stevioside as a sugar substitute in the diets of diabetics and others on carbohydrate-controlled diets has been suggested, but safety issues have prevented implementation. The aim of this study was to examine antioxidant status changes in the sera, livers and kidneys of young male rats fed with low...

Author(s): Hala A. Awney