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Category Archives: Faculty of Natural Science

Ground Water at Ugwulangwu and Its Environs

Groundwater- CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1       BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Groundwater is described as water which exists below the earth surface within the saturated layers of sand, gravel and pore spaces in sedimentary regions as well as crystalline rocks (Oseji and Ofomola, 2010).It can also be explained as the water situated below the ground surface in […]

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African Salad- Natron and Palm-Bunch Ash

African salad- Comparative Organoleptic Evaluation of Natron and Palm-Bunch Ash and Their Effects on Some Biochemical Parameters in Albino Rats ABSTRACT African salad- Natron (“akanwu”) and Palm-bunch ash (“ngu”) are common tenderizers used locally in preparation of African Salad (Abacha) in South Eastern part of Nigeria. The sensory evaluation and mineral composition were investigated on […]

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Jatropha Tanjorensis In Haematological Indices In Anaemic Mice

Assesment Of The Aqueous Leaf Extract Of Jatropha Tanjorensis In Haematological Indices In Anaemic Mice. ABSTRACT Anaemia is a common blood disorder that affects people of all ages, although the people at greater risk are the elderly, young women of child-bearing age and infants. Aneamia is characterized by a decrease in Haemoglobin Concentration (Hb), Red […]

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Antilipidemic and Antioxidant Properties of Albuca Nigritana

Antilipidemic and Antioxidant Properties of Bulb Extracts of Albuca Nigritana in Albino Wistar Rats ABSTRACT This study was undertaken to investigate the chemical composition, antilipidemic and antioxidant properties of bulb extracts of Albuca nigritana (Ayummuo) on carbon tetrachloride-induced toxicity in albino rats. The phytochemical and proximate composition of deionized water and diethylether extract were determined […]

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amino acid -Vernomia amygdalina, Pterocarypus santalinoides, Azadirachta

Vernomia amygdalina, Pterocarypus santalinoides and Azadirachta Indica CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Amino acid- Medicinal plant, since times immemorial have been used in virtually all cultures as a source of medicine Idu and Onyibe (2007). Almost all trees and many plants have a place in medicinal folklore. The widespread use of herbal remedies and healthcare preparations, has […]

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Antimicrobial Activity of Jatropha Tanjorensis Against Foodborne Pathogens

Jatropha Tanjorensis Against Foodborne Pathogens CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION   Foodborne illness is any illness resulting from the food spoilage of contaminated food , pathogenic bacteria, viruses , or parasites that contaminate food,  as well as chemical or natural toxins such as poisonous mushrooms and various species of beans that have not been boiled for at […]

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Nursing project Topics and Materials that will Thrill Your Supervisor

Nursing project Topics and Materials that will Thrill Your Supervisor- Great news to all nursing students that will be writing their projects this year. This is simple but complicated project topics and their materials. You can’t afford to miss these. We have over 7,000 projects topics and materials for nursing science students, but have selected […]

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Inhibition Characteristics of Moringa Oleifera on the Corrosion of Mild Steel

Inhibition Characteristics of Moringa Oleifera on the Corrosion of Mild Steel ABSTRACT This research work deals with the inhibitive characteristics of Moringa oleifera fruits and leaves extracts in hydrochloric acid solution and sodium hydroxide solution respectively on the corrosion of mild steel.  This was studied using weight loss and polarization techniques. The effect of immersion […]

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Ethanol Leaf- Extract of Newbouldia Laevis on Glutathione Peroxidase Activities of Albino Rats

Effect of Ethanol Leaf- Extract of Newbouldia Laevis on Glutathione Peroxidase Activities of Albino Rats ABSTRACT This research investigated the effect of ethanol leaf-extract of Newbouldia laevis on Glutathione peroxidase (GPx) activities in albino rats using spectrophotometric method. A total of 24 adult albino rats were placed in four groups of six rats each. The […]

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Determination of Hydrogen Cyanide on Twelve Cassava Products

Determination of Hydrogen Cyanide on Twelve Cassava Products CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1       Background of the Study Since the introduction of cassava (Manihot esculenta) by Portuguese traders from Brazil in the 16th century, the crop has over the years become the continent’s most important staple food which is often referred to as the ‘bread of the […]

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