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: 260

Table of Content: July 2010; 4(7)

July 2010

Investigation of oocyst count and performance affected by butyric acid and salinomysin in broiler

Organic acids such as butyrate are considered potential alternatives to antibiotic growth promoters. The efficacy of butyric acid, salinomysin sodium and litter moisture on performance and number of oocysts in broiler chickens were tested in this study. The experiment was a factorial design, with/without butyric acid (0/5 and 0%), with/without salinomysin sodium (0/3 and 0%) and 2 levels of moisture (33 and 77%) of the...

Author(s):   Reza Rahmatian, Mehrdad Irani, Mehdi Ghaderi Jouybari, Vahid Rezai Pourand Zahra Rahmani

July 2010

Cisplatin induced histological changes in renal tissue of rat

The present study reviews the effect of anticancer drug cisplatin regimens on the renal histopathological and ultrastructure of male rat. The kidney being an essential organ of metabolism and elimination of most of the toxic components, it serves as very important site of attack by various chemical agents including cisplatin, in the form of its activated metabolite. In our study, all the induced alterations revealed...

Author(s): Pratibha Ravindra, Dayanand A. Bhiwgade, Sameer Kulkarni, Padmanabh V. Rataboli and Chitra Y. Dhume

July 2010

Climate change and the abundance of edible insects in the Lake Victoria region

Global warming is adversely affecting the earth’s climate and its profound effects are virtually on all ecosystem. Every living animal will be affected in one way or another by climatic changes and insects being an integral biotic component of nearly all ecosystems are not an exemption. However, the various ways by which change will occur is yet to be determined by scientists. Insects being an integral biotic...

Author(s): Monica A. Ayieko, Millicent F. O Ndong’a and Andrew Tamale