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: 217

Table of Content: January 2013; 5(1)

January 2013

Environmental metals pollutants load of a densely populated and heavily industrialized commercial city of Aba, Nigeria

Diseases and their associated health defects are most often related to the quality of the total environment which in itself is also related to the quality and quantity of wastes generated in those areas, as partly defined by the nature of activities carried out by the populace. This environment-health relationship dynamics are particularly evident in most tropical environments like Nigeria where various environmental...

Author(s): Tobias I. Ndubuisi Ezejiofor, A. N. Ezejiofor, A. C. Udebuani, E. U. Ezeji, E. A. Ayalogbu, C. O. Azuwuike, L. A. Adjero, C. E. Ihejirika, C. O. Ujowundu, L. A. Nwaoguand K. O. Ngwogu

January 2013

Determination of median lethal concentration (LC50) of copper sulfate and lead nitrate and effects on behavior in Caspian sea kutum (Rutilus frisii kutum)

The aim of present study was to determine the LC50 value of in Caspian sea kutum. The results indicated that median lethal concentration (LC50) of Caspian sea kutum (Rutilus frisii kutum) for 24, 48, 72 and 96 h of exposure are 2.944, 2.756, 2.562 and 2.310 ppm, respectively and median lethal concentration (LC50) of lead to Caspian sea kutum (R. frisii kutum) for 24, 48, 72 and 96 h of exposure as...

Author(s): Esmail Gharedaashi, Mohammad Reza Imanpour and Vahid Taghizadeh

January 2013

Toxicological assessments of the aqueous extract of Boswellia dalzielli stem bark on the liver and kidney of male mice

The study was conducted to determine the phytochemical constituents and also to assess the toxicity of the aqueous extract of Boswellia dalzielli stem bark on the liver and kidney of male mice. Healthy male mice weighing between 45 to 50 g were used. The mice were grouped into four different groups, each containing four mice, respectively. Different concentrations (200, 400 and 600 mg/kg) of the aqueous...

Author(s): L. J. Goje, P. E. Ghamba, D. N. Bukbuk and I. Lai