Journal of
Cell and Animal Biology

  • Abbreviation: J. Cell Anim. Biol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0867
  • DOI: 10.5897/JCAB
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 261

Table of Content: August 2009; 3(8)

August 2009

Bioconcentration of metals in the body muscle and gut of Clarias gariepinus exposed to sublethal concentrations of soap and detergent effluent

The toxicity of sublethal concentrations of effluents from a soap and detergent industry were investigated on African catfish Clarias gariepinus using a renewable static bioassay. The trend of bioconcentration of metals in the muscle and gut of the test organisms differs significantly (p < 0.05) and it followed the order, gut > muscle. The result revealed that the muscle had the least concentration of...

Author(s): T. A. Ayandiran, O. O. Fawole, S. O. Adewoye and M. A. Ogundiran

August 2013

Global eradication of measles: A highly contagious and vaccine preventable disease-what went wrong in Africa?

This review study reports on global eradication of measles: a highly contagious and vaccine preventable disease-what went wrong in its eradication in Africa. Measles is one of the most contagious human diseases which have continued to cause large outbreaks all over the world even in countries that have achieved high vaccination coverage with a single dose strategy. The disease can also lead to lifelong disabilities...

Author(s): I. O. Okonko, A. O. Nkang, A. O. Udeze, A. O. Adedeji, J. Ejembi, B. A. Onoja , A. A. Ogun and K. N. Garba

August 2009

The effect of novel probiotic on blood parameters and performance in broiler chickens

In this experiment, effects of two phosphate solublizing bacteria as a novel probiotic on serum concentrations of cholesterol and triglyceride and performance factors were investigated. The experiment included 320 Ross broilers from 1 to 49 days of age. Birds were randomly allocated to 4 treatments, with 4 replicates of 20 birds. Treatments include T1.Negative Control (basal diet, with no added...

Author(s): Mehdi Ghaderi Jouybari, Vahid Rezaei Pour, Mehdi Mohammad Zadeh Nagharchi, Mohammad Reza Taghizadeh and Naser Dehpanah