Recent Advances in Biological Research Vol. 4

Authors

Dr. Sławomir Borek, (Editor)
Assistant Professor, Department of Plant Physiology, Faculty of Biology, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland.

Short Biosketch

F. A. Adamude
Department of Biochemistry, Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa State, Nigeria.
J. E. Dingwoke
Department of Biochemistry, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria.
N. N. Nwobodo
Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics, College of Medicine, Enugu State University of Science & Technology, Enugu, Enugu State, Nigeria and Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics, College of Health Sciences, Nile University of Nigeria, FCT, Abuja, Nigeria.
A. Ubhenin
Department of Biochemistry, Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa State, Nigeria.
Noraniza Yusoff
School of Government, UUM College of Law, Government and International Studies (UUM COLGIS), 06010 UUM Sintok, Kedah Darul Aman, Malaysia.
C. Igbeneghu
Department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Health Sciences, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, P.M.B 4400, Osogbo, Nigeria.
Y. Owoeye
Department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Health Sciences, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, P.M.B 4400, Osogbo, Nigeria.
E. O. Akanni
Department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Health Sciences, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, P.M.B 4400, Osogbo, Nigeria.
Fladimir de Lima Gondim
Postgraduate Program in Physiological Sciences, State University of Ceará, Ceará, Brazil.
Gilvan Ribeiro dos Santos
Center of Technological Sciences, State University of Ceará, Ceará, Brazil.
Daniel Silveira Serra
Center of Technological Sciences, State University of Ceará, Ceará, Brazil.
Francisco Sales Ávila Cavalcante
Center of Technological Sciences, State University of Ceará, Ceará, Brazil.
A. Gracelyn Portia
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Eastern Africa, Baraton, P.O.Box – 2500, Eldoret – 30100, Kenya.
D. M. Mwaniki
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Eldoret, P.O.Box 1125-30100 Eldoret, Kenya.
A. G. M. Ng’wena
Department of Medical Physiology, Maseno University, Maseno – 40105, Kenya.
P. M. Wanjala
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Eldoret, P.O.Box 1125-30100 Eldoret, Kenya.
Jean Béguinot
Biogéosciences, UMR 6282, CNRS, Université Bourgogne Franche-Comté, 6, Boulevard Gabriel, 21000 Dijon, France.
Isaac A. Onyimba
Department of Science Laboratory Technology, University of Jos, P.M.B. 2084, Jos, Nigeria.
Olesja Isaikina
The State Research Center of Preventive Medicine, Moscow 101990, Russia.
Yuriy Kuksa
Geoelectromagnetic Research Centre, The Schmidt Institute of Physics of the Earth, Troitsk, Moscow 142190, Russia.
Igor Shibaev
Pushkov Institute of Terrestrial Magnetism, Ionosphere and Radio Wave Propagation (IZMIRAN), Troitsk, Moscow 142190, Russia.
José Manuel Neves
Faculty of Health Sciences, University Fernando Pessoa, Rua Carlos da Maia, 296 4200-150 Porto, Portugal.
Sílvia Cunha
Faculty of Health Sciences, University Fernando Pessoa, Rua Carlos da Maia, 296 4200-150 Porto, Portugal.
Adeola O. Olowofolahan
Laboratories for Biomembrane Research and Biotechnology, Department of Biochemistry, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria.
Yemisi D. Adeoye
Laboratories for Biomembrane Research and Biotechnology, Department of Biochemistry, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria.
Olufunso O. Olorunsogo
Laboratories for Biomembrane Research and Biotechnology, Department of Biochemistry, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria.
Japhet M. Olisekodiaka
Department of Chemical Pathology, College of Health Sciences, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria.
Anaelechi J. Onuegbu
Department of Chemical Pathology, College of Health Sciences, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria.
Christopher Igbeneghu
Department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Health Sciences, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, Nigeria.
Adekunle A. Adesiyan
Department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Health Sciences, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, Nigeria.
Bolanle A. Enitan
Department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Health Sciences, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, Nigeria.
Uke L. Isaac
Medical Laboratory Section, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Idi-ose, Ibadan, Nigeria.
Kahiu Ngugi
Department of Plant Science and Crop Protection, Faculty of Agriculture, College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences, University of Nairobi, P.O.BOX 29053-00625, Kangemi, Nairobi, Kenya.
Pauline Aluka
National Agricultural Research Organization (NARO), National Agricultural Coffee Research Institute (NaCORRI), P.O.Box 185, Mukono, Uganda.
David Maina
Institute of Nuclear Science and Technology, University of Nairobi, P.O.BOX 30197-00100, Nairobi, Kenya.
Peter Ughachukwu
Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, College of Medicine, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Nigeria.
Paul Okonkwo
Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, College of Medicine, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Nigeria.
Cornelius Nwozor
Department of Human Physiology, College of Medicine, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Nigeria.
Joseph Okafor
Department of Anatomy, College of Medicine, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Nigeria.
Ifeyinwa Nwafia
Department of Medical Microbiology, College of Medicine, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Nigeria.

Synopsis

This book covers all areas of biological science. The contributions by the authors include ecosystem resilience, species abundance distribution, snakebite, tropical disease, Viperidae envenomation, phospholipase A2, myotoxin, neurotoxin, hemolysis, antivenin, membrane stabilizing, green bean, microelements, robusta, mitochondria, apoptosis, Heliotropium indicum, caspases, arterial blood pressure, fertilizer, local food, Culcasia falcifolia, phytochemicals, antiepileptic, pentylenetetrazole, anti-inflammatory, biological activity, COPD, herbal medicine, respiratory system, 1,8- cineole, ALT, antiretroviral drugs, AST, hepatoprotective herbs, hepatotoxicity, Ocimum gratissimum, garlic, catalase, glutathione peroxidase, total antioxidant status, fermentation, sweet potato, leaves, animal feed, bioconversion, phenylthiocarbamide taste perception, falciparium malaria infection, Castanea sativa Mill, herbal medicines, biological activities, toxicity etc. This book contains various materials suitable for students, researchers and academicians in the field of biological science.

Chapters

  • Chapter 1
    Inhibition of Nigerian Echis ocellatus Phospholipase A2: Perspectives and Opportunities in Venomics
    F. A. Adamude, J. E. Dingwoke, N. N. Nwobodo, A. Ubhenin
  • Chapter 2
    Analysis on Local Food and Agrochemical Concept
    Noraniza Yusoff
  • Chapter 3
    Association between Phenylthiocarbamide Taste Perception and Falciparum Malaria Infection
    C. Igbeneghu, Y. Owoeye, E. O. Akanni
  • Chapter 4
    Natural Compounds in the Treatment of Inflammatory lung Diseases: An Approach on Eucalyptol
    Fladimir de Lima Gondim, Gilvan Ribeiro dos Santos, Daniel Silveira Serra, Francisco Sales Ávila Cavalcante
  • Chapter 5
    Phytochemical and Antiepileptic Activity of the Ethanol Leaf Extracts of Culcasia falcifolia in Pentylenetetrazole Induced Seizure in Mice
    A. Gracelyn Portia, D. M. Mwaniki, A. G. M. Ng’wena, P. M. Wanjala
  • Chapter 6
    Temporal Variations in the Short and Long Term of the Species Richness and the Abundances Structuring in a Same Butterfly Community: An Enlightening Case Study at Gariwang-san (Korea)
    Jean Béguinot
  • Chapter 7
    Bioconversion of Sweet Potato Leaves to Animal Feed
    Isaac A. Onyimba
  • Chapter 8
    Estimation of Stability of Arterial Pressure and Pulse at Changes of Geomagnetic Data and Atmospheric Pressure
    Olesja Isaikina, Yuriy Kuksa, Igor Shibaev
  • Chapter 9
    Castanea sativa Mill: A Brief Review
    José Manuel Neves, Sílvia Cunha
  • Chapter 10
    Induction of Mitochondrial-Mediated Apoptosis by Solvent Fractions of Methanol Extract of Heliotropium indicum in Rat Liver Cells
    Adeola O. Olowofolahan, Yemisi D. Adeoye, Olufunso O. Olorunsogo
  • Chapter 11
    Total Antioxidants Status, Selenium Concentration, Catalase and Glutathione Peroxidase Activities in Rabbits Fed a High-Garlic Diet
    Japhet M. Olisekodiaka, Anaelechi J. Onuegbu, Christopher Igbeneghu, Adekunle A. Adesiyan, Bolanle A. Enitan, Uke L. Isaac
  • Chapter 12
    Variation of Mineral Micronutrient Elements in Robusta Coffee (Coffea canephora Pierre ex A. Froehner) As Measured by Energy Dispersive X -Ray Fluorescence
    Kahiu Ngugi, Pauline Aluka, David Maina
  • Chapter 13
    Effect of Aqueous Leaf Extract of Ocimum gratissimum on Antiretroviral Drug-Induced Hepatotoxicity in Rats
    Peter Ughachukwu, Paul Okonkwo, Cornelius Nwozor, Joseph Okafor, Ifeyinwa Nwafia

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August 10, 2019

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