African Journal of
Biochemistry Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Biochem. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0778
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJBR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 414

Table of Content: July-September 2021; 15(2)

July 2021

Serum lipid profile based on the prandial state among adult subjects

This study was aimed to access the variations in serum lipid parameters based on the prandial state of adult patients. Through a cross-sectional descriptive and analytical study conducted in Parakou (Benin), from February 1 to May 1, 2020, 100 adult subjects (average age 31.21±12.36 years) were selected with systematic census. After ethical advice, a first sample was taken on empty-bellied adult subjects. Then,...

Author(s): Moutawakilou Gomina, Corinne Tchegnonsi Tognon, Tarik Salifou, Gilbert Djidonou and Stanislas Zinsou  

July 2021

Evaluation of phytochemical constituents, proximate contents and glycemic index of bambara groundnut (Vigna subterranea L. Verdc) varieties grown in Northeastern Nigeria

Bambara groundnut (Vigna subterranea L. Verdc) is widely used as a source of food and also has rich fibre and nutritional values. Hence, this research aimed at determining the phytochemical, proximate content as well as glycemic index and glycemic load of four varieties of Bambara groundnut found in Alkalere area of Bauchi State northeastern Nigeria for possible nutritional and medicinal utilization. Seeds of Bambara...

Author(s): Abdulrashid Mohammed and Hassan Daniel Mhya

July 2021

Phytochemical and biological investigations of extracts from the roots of Cocos nucifera L. (Arecaceae) and Carica papaya L. (Caricaceae), two plants used in traditional medicine

Cocos nucifera L. (Arecaceae) and Carica papaya L. (Caricaceae) are two plants used to treat several human pathologies such as oxidative stress and inflammatory diseases. The aim of this study is to assess anti-inflammatory activity, antioxidant activity and acute oral toxicity, of aqueous and methanolic extracts from C. nucifera L. and C. papaya L. using appropriate experimental models. The acute oral toxicity test of...

Author(s): Wendkouni Leila M. Esther Belem-Kabré, Boukaré Kaboré, Adjaratou Compaoré-Coulibaly, Tata Kadiatou Traoré, Emmanuel A. M. Thiombiano, Mariam Nebié-Traoré, Moussa Compaoré, Félix B. Kini, Sylvin Ouédraogo, Martin Kiendrebeogo and Noufou Ouédraogo,