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  Prevalence of toxocara and hookworm infections among stray dogs in Esan north east and Esan west LGAs of Edo state. Nigeria
By Inegbenosun C. U.,H. Inegbenosun, O. C. Njoku, B. El-yaqub, I. A. Alhaji

Due to the wandering nature of dogs in ouv environment especially among stray dogs, they are highly susceptible to a variety of parasitic infections. Close contact between human and infected dogs is a major cause of zoonotic diseases, especially in urban and semi-urban areas. Prevalence of zoonotic helminth infection in human is linked with the prevalence of the diseases in the animals within the...

  SYNTHESIS AND CHARACTERIZATION OF SOME MIXED LIGAND METAL COMPLEXES OF ANTI-INFLAMMATORY DRUGS.
By I. Musa, B. El-yaqub, A. O. Raji, A. A. Aliyu

Twelve metal complexes derived from ibuprofen, naproxen and paracetamol were synthesized using the following metal ions: Zn(II), Ni(II), Fe(II), Co(II), Cr(II) and Mn(II). Metallo-ibuprofen, paracetamol and naproxen complexes were investigated by spectral and physical techniques. The complexes were characterized by melting point, solubility, conductivity measurement, elemental analysis,...

  EXTRACTION AND PHYTOCHEMICAL SCREENING OF Elaeis guineensis SHELL WASTE
By A. A. Adesibikan, S. S. Emmanuel, O. J. Oluwole

Phytochemicals from Elaeis guineensis shell waste can be a source of starting materials in pharmaceutical and food processing industries. Since time immemorial, truckload of Elaeis guineensis shell are being treated as solid waste and the wasted shells are sometimes used by traditional herbalist who believe in the superstition working power of the shell in the treatment of some illness which is...

  THE PRODUCTION OF BIODIESEL FROM SEWAGE SLUDGEVIA SOXHLET EXTRACTION WITH N-HEXANE, ETHANOL (2:1) MIXTURE AND TRANSESTERIFICATION REACTION
By W. Ivwurie, K. Okotie

The Lipid/oil was extracted from reduced dried primary sewage sludge particle using soxhlet extraction method with Hexane and Ethanol in the ratio 2:1 as the extracting solvent. The extracted oil gave 0.58%percentage yield with density of 0.868 g/ml, pH value of 8.97, specific gravity of 0.868. The lipid/oil was brownish black in colour with a pungent smell. The chemical analyses revealed...

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