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GLUCOSAMINE INHIBITS PLATELET AGGREGATION AND MODIFIES PROTEIN O-GlcNACYLATION  

Journal of Biology and Nature, Volume: 8, Issue: 3 2017, Pages: 86-98

Blood platelets play important roles in haemostasis, thrombosis; wound healing, atherosclerosis, inflammation, immunity, and tumour metastasis. Glucosamine (GlcN) decreases platelet aggregation induced by adenosine diphosphate (ADP), this was demonst...

AN EPQ MODEL FOR DELAYED DETERIORATING ITEMS WITH QUADRATIC DEMAND AND SHORTAGES  

Asian Journal of Mathematics and Computer Research, Volume: 22, Issue: 2 2017, Pages: 87-103

In this paper, we develop an EPQ model for delayed deteriorating items where the demand before deterioration sets in is assumed to be time dependent quadratic demand while that after deterioration sets in is assumed to be constant. It is also assumed...

ASSESSMENT OF PHYSICO-CHEMICAL PARAMETERS AND MICROBIAL STABILITY OF WATER-BASED PAINTS  

Asian Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology, Volume: 2, Issue: 2 2017, Pages: 70-76

Justification and Aim of Study: Biodeterioration of emulsion paints is a negative outcome of microbial metabolic process with serious economic and health implications. Therefore it is justifiable to examine the physico-chemical parameters and microbi...

EFFECT OF ETHANOLIC EXTRACTS OF Lepidagathis alopecuroides ON ENZYMATIC CHANGES IN SELECTED TISSUES OF Clarias gariepinus  ...

Journal of Biochemistry International, Volume: 4, Issue: 2 2017, Pages: 47-54

Treatment of aquaculture fishes with plant extracts to control disease, boost production and fishing is a general phenomenon. This study investigated the effect of different doses of Lepidagathis alopecuroides on enzyme activities of Clarias gariepin...

PERFORMANCE OF SOME REGULARIZATION METHODS: THE LASSO, BRIDGE AND ELASTIC-NET REGRESSION METHODS  

Asian Journal of Mathematics and Computer Research, Volume: 22, Issue: 2 2017, Pages: 70-86

Collinearity of predictor variables is a severe problem in the least square regression analysis. It contributes to the instability of regression coefficients and leads to a wrong prediction accuracy. This study examines the performance of LASSO, BRID...

PHYSIOLOGICAL SCREENING ON VEGETATIVE GROWTH ASPECTS OF TWO VARIETIES OF Vigna SPP (COWPEA) AS INFLUENCED BY WATER STRESS  ...

Journal of Biology and Nature, Volume: 8, Issue: 3 2017, Pages: 77-85

Cowpea, Vigna unguiculata (L.), a dicotyledonous plant belonging to the family Fabaceae, and genus Vigna is a major and important leguminous crop which serves as a source of livelihood to the millions of people in the tropics. Plants experience water...

PLANTING DEPTH ASSESSMENT ON GERMINATION AND EMERGENCE OF DIFFERENT LOCAL RICE CULTIVARS GROWN IN GOMBE, NIGERIA  ...

Asian Journal of Plant and Soil Sciences, Volume: 2, Issue: 1 2017, Pages: 42-48

Effect of different planting depths on germination and the emergence of different local rice cultivars; Mai manja, B.G Doguwa and Nerica as control, were investigated under different planting depth conditions of 2 cm, 4 cm and 6 cm depths respectivel...

ALLELOPATHIC EFFECTS OF Tectona grandis AND Leucaena leucocephala AQUEOUS EXTRACTS ON GERMINATION AND GROWTH OF Zea mays AND Vigna unguiculata  ...

Journal of Biology and Nature, Volume: 8, Issue: 2 2017, Pages: 70-76

Aims: This study was conducted to evaluate the allelopathic potential of the leaf and bark extracts of Tectona grandis and Leucaena leucocephala on germination and growth of maize and cowpea. Study Design: Experimental study in the laboratory and fi...

THERAPEUTIC POTENTIAL OF LEAF, FRUIT AND BARK EXTRACTS OF Samadera indica GAERTNER  

Journal of International Research in Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Volume: 12, Issue: 3 2017, Pages: 78-83

Objectives: This study was carried out to determine the antioxidant, anthelmintic activities of leaf, fruit and bark extracts of Samadera indica. Methods: The aqueous and methanolic extracts of fruit, leaf and bark obtained through soxhlet method. T...

EFFICIENT in vitro PROPAGATION PROTOCOL OF A MEDICINALLY IMPORTANT PLANT, Dioscorea villosa L. VIA ORGANOGENESIS FROM NODAL SEGMENTS  ...

PLANT CELL BIOTECHNOLOGY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, Volume: 18, Issue: 7-8 2017, Pages: 559-569

The genus Dioscorea is an economically important species due to its rhizomatous tubers which are the source of alkaloid saponin used in preparation of steroids in the pharmaceutical. Dioscorea villosa L. is economically important as the rhizome extra...

ASSESSMENT OF EYE HEALTH AND EYE EXAMINATION AWARENESS AMONG JEDDAH CITY POPULATION, SAUDI ARABIA  

Journal of Medicine and Health Research, Volume: 2, Issue: 4 2017, Pages: 152-158

Background: Understanding the importance of eye health, eye examination, and raise public awareness about solutions to the problems related to the vision through an effective way of detecting changes and identifying problems early are important facto...

A SECURE WIRELESS PEER TO PEER AUTHENTICATION PROTOCOL USING TRIPLE DECOMPOSITION PROBLEM  

Asian Journal of Mathematics and Computer Research, Volume: 22, Issue: 2 2017, Pages: 63-69

Identification protocols are vital for secure wireless communication for peer to peer or group communication. Our assumption is that the communication channel is insecure and any intruder can access to it. The intruder can launch various related atta...

DISTRIBUTION AND MORPHOMETRIC CHARACTERISATION OF Potamon ebonyicum (MUD CRAB) AT PERIURBAN AND RURAL COMMUNITIES OF EBONYI RIVER BASIN NIGERIA  ...

Journal of Global Ecology and Environment, Volume: 7, Issue: 2 2017, Pages: 48-52

Population of Potamon ebonyicum was visibly decreasing at alarming rate around Ebonyi river basin.  Apparent increase in catching efforts due to various economic reasons and other causes of the decline associated with environmental degradation n...

DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF A SOYA BEAN ROASTER  

Journal of Basic and Applied Research International, Volume: 23, Issue: 3 2017, Pages: 130-137

The current traditional methods of roasting used by soya bean processors in Uganda have crippled their scale of production due to the fact that these methods are time consuming, energy wasting and yield uneven roasted beans hence encouraging low quan...

ASSESSMENT OF VIABILITY AND ENHANCEMENT OF GERMINATION POTENTIAL OF JOJOBA SEEDS UNDER In vitro CONDITIONS USING PLANT GROWTH REGULATORS  ...

PLANT CELL BIOTECHNOLOGY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, Volume: 18, Issue: 7-8 2017, Pages: 552-558

Jojoba [Simmondsia chinensis (Link) Schneider] produces a unique liquid-wax which has commercial potential. The present investigation was carried out to assess viability and in vitro germination tests of fresh and one-year-old seeds, stored in darkne...

CONSERVATION OF GENETIC RESOURCE THROUGH RAPD IN Decalepis hamiltonii, AN ENDANGERED MEDICINAL PLANT  ...

PLANT CELL BIOTECHNOLOGY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, Volume: 18, Issue: 7-8 2017, Pages: 547-551

Decalepis hamiltonii is an important endangered medicinal plant of Southern and Western India. The main objective of the present study is to conserve the genetic resource present within this endangered species through molecular technique.  RAPD ...

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND GENERAL EMOTION OF ADOLESCENT STUDENTS: THE FIELD-LEVEL STUDY IN INDIA AND FIJI  

Journal of Global Research in Education and Social Science, Volume: 10, Issue: 4 2017, Pages: 173-183

Background: Mental health problems are growing during adolescent period in modern societies. The role of physical activity on the mitigation of the mental health (e.g., general emotion) is not widely accepted. The objective of this study is to invest...

EIGENVALUES AND SOME HAMILTONIAN PROPERTIES OF GRAPHS  

Asian Journal of Mathematics and Computer Research, Volume: 22, Issue: 2 2017, Pages: 57-62

Using eigenvalues of a graph or eigenvalues of its complement, we in this note present sufficient conditions for some Hamiltonian properties of graphs.

CLONE AND BIOINFORMATICS ANALYSIS OF MYB GENE IN Vaccinium ashei RED MUTANT  

PLANT CELL BIOTECHNOLOGY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, Volume: 18, Issue: 7-8 2017, Pages: 535-546

The full-length cDNA of MYB gene was cloned by homologous cloning from Vaccinium ashei mutant seedlings of the red stem in the study. Bioinformatics analysis of MYB gene showed that the 1055 bp cDNA contained an open reading frame (ORF) of 825 bp, wi...

GLOBAL ANALYSIS OF AN SEIRS EPIDEMIC MODEL WITH SATURATED INCIDENCE AND SATURATED TREATMENT  

Asian Journal of Mathematics and Computer Research, Volume: 22, Issue: 2 2017, Pages: 43-56

In this paper, we studied an SEIRS epidemic model with saturated incidence and saturated treatment function. The threshold condition of the equilibrium point is obtained. The local and global stability of the disease free equilibrium and the endemic ...