Research Papers/Topics in Cell Biology And Genetics

Chromosomal Study of two Cyprinid fishes of the genus Barbus; Barbus callipterus Boulenger 1907 and Barbus parablabes Daget 1957

The chromosomes of two cyprinid fishes of the genus Barbus; B. callipterus and B. parablabes were assessed in this study with a view to providing baseline information about the diploid chromosome number, karyotype and morphology. This study reveals that B. callipterus has a diploid chromosome number of 2n = 50, fundamental number of autosomal arms (NFa) of 66, and karyotype formula: 2n = 4m + 6sm + 6st +34T. On the other hand...

Gene frequencies of ABO and Rh blood groups in Nigeria: A review

Background: ABO and Rhesus factor (Rh) blood type are germane in human life in genetics and clinicalstudies.Aim of the study: The review was undertaken with the objective to provide data on the ABO and Rh(D)blood group distribution and gene frequency across Nigeria which is vital for blood transfusion and susceptibility to disease.Materials and methods: Literature search for ABO/Rh blood distribution in Nigeria was done and allele frequencies of A, B, O, D and d were calculated from the frequ...

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...

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