Browsing by Subject "Biochemistry"
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Publisher and Date:(Humana Press Inc., 2005)The aim of this study was to investigate the microscopic and biochemical effects of vanadyl sulfate on liver tissue of normal and streptozotocin (65 mg/kg) diabetic rats. Vanadyl sulfate was administered by gavage at a dose of 100 mg/kg. Degenerative changes were observed in diabetic animals by light and transmission electron microscopes. Although there were individual differences in diabetic animals to which vanadium was given some reduction of degenerative changes were detected. After 60 d of ...
Status of malondialdehyde, catalase and superoxide dismutase levels/activities in schoolchildren with iron deficiency and iron-deficiency anemia of Kashere and its environs in Gombe State, Nigeria Authors:
Publisher and Date:(Elsevier, 2019)Background: Iron-deficiency anemia (IDA) or iron deficiency (ID) is by far the most common form of disorder affecting the cognitive development, physical growth and school performance of children in developing countries including Nigeria. Objectives: In the present study, we aimed to examine whether IDA or ID, or both are associated with oxidative stress or otherwise by assessing the perturbations in oxidative stress markers including malondialdehyde (MDA), catalase (CAT) and superoxide dismutase ...