Research Papers/Topics in Cell Biology And Genetics

A Review on the Medicinal Uses of Sunflower (Helianthus Annuus) Oil

ABSTRACTSunflower   (Helianthus   annuus  L.)   is   a   genus   of   plants   comprising   about   70 species. It is famous for its unique nature of heliotropism and is the world’s most important source of oil. Around the world, sunflower production is 31.1m tons,with more than 26 ha under sunflower cultivation. Sunflower stalks have been used as fuel, fodder for livestock, food for pou...

EVALUATION OF THE SUPPRESSIVE EFFECT OF THE ESSENTIAL OIL OF TITHONIA DIVERSIFOLIA ON PLASMODIUM BERGHEI IN LABORATORY MICE

ABSTRACTThe evaluation of the anti malarial properties of the essential oil extract of Tithoniadiversifolia was carried out using the standard tests suppressive tests in laboratorymice.   The   Swiss   albino   mice   were   infected   with   rodent   malaria   parasite(Plasmodium berghei berghei) and were treated with 300mg/kg, 600mg/kg and1200mg/kg   dose   of the  &n...

CLINICAL TRIAL REGULATION IN NIGERIA AND NAFDAC

This work describes the role of NAFDAC in the regulation of clinical trials in Nigeria.Clinical  trials  are  experiments  or  observation  done  in  clinical  research. Such prospective biomedical  or  behavioural  research  studies  on human participants are  designed  to  answer  specific  questions  about  biomedical  or behavioural  interventions,  including  new t...

QUALITY ASSURANCE AND QUALITY CONTROL FOR WATER AND FOOD ANALYSIS

Great attention has been paid to food and water quality for centuries. The requirements have been changed according to the development of human knowledge in the field of nutrition, chemistry, microbiology, and analysis. It is necessary first to point out that the term food and water quality is a complex one that includes many indicators. For food and water to be classified as good, it has to fulfill the requirements, especially from the nutritional, sensory, hygienic-toxicological, ...

GENETICS OF EPILEPSY

Genetics is a huge and growing area across human biology, medicine and science, providing information about basic processes from birth to death, from development to degeneration, and in even revealing enough about disease biology to lead to new therapies or better use of existing treatments because gene activity underlines all biological process (Sisodiya, 1881; Vadlamudi et al., 2014). Epilepsy is defined as one unprovoked (or reflex) seizure and a probability of further seizures similar to...

Lecture Notes: Genetics

Genetics is an important science in medical sciences. It deals with transmission of characters from parent to offspring known as heredity. Characters are transmitted by a factor called gene and reach generation to generations. Students of biomedical laboratory science have to get chances of taking this course, to have skills and knowledge on genetic influence of life and later advances in medical genetics and molecular biology. Combination of different books have been used to prepare th...