Cell Biology

Volume 3, Issue 1, January 2015

  • Effect of Lycopene on Altered Kidney Antioxidant Enzymes Activity and Functions in Streptozotocin-Induced Diabetic Wistar Rats

    Eze Ejike Daniel, Aliyu Mohammed, Yusuf Tanko, Abubakar Ahmed

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, January 2015
    Pages: 1-13
    Received: 22 December 2014
    Accepted: 5 January 2015
    Published: 12 January 2015
    Abstract: The present study assessed the effects of lycopene on kidney antioxidant enzymes activities and functions in streptozotocin-induced diabetic Wistar rats.Diabetes was induced in animals by single intra-peritoneal injection of streptozotocin. Thereafter the animals were randomly assigned into the following groups: Group I and II (Normal control + oli... Show More
  • Ameliorative Effect of Selenium Yeast on Blood Glucose Level in Streptozotocin Induced Diabetes in Wistar Rats

    Mohammed Kabir Ahmed, Mohammed Aliyu, Tanko Yusuf, Musa Kabir Yusuf

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, January 2015
    Pages: 14-18
    Received: 9 January 2015
    Accepted: 15 January 2015
    Published: 27 January 2015
    Abstract: The study investigated the effect of selenium-yeast on Blood glucose level in streptozotocin induced diabetic wistar rats. Diabetes mellitus was induced by single intraperitoneal (i.p) injection of streptozotocin dissolved in 0.1ml fresh cold citrate buffer pH 4.5 at a dose of 60 mg/kg body weight, after which the rats were randomly divided into se... Show More
  • Protective Effect of Resveratrol Co-Administered with High Fat Diet on Blood Glucose Homeostasis and Thyroid Function in Rabbits

    Jimoh A., Tanko Y., Ahmed A., Mohammed A., Ayo J. O.

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, January 2015
    Pages: 19-24
    Received: 15 January 2015
    Accepted: 22 January 2015
    Published: 2 February 2015
    Abstract: Consumption of high fat diet rich in calorie has been associated with an increased incidence of diabetes mellitus. Deep underlying relation between diabetes mellitus and thyroid dysfunction has already been established. The aim of these experiments was to investigate the protective effect of resveratrol co-administration with high fat diet on blood... Show More