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INFLUENCE OF DIFFERENT VARIABLES ON THE YIELD OF NIXTAMALIZATION OF TORTILLA USING BAYESIAN CLASSIFIERS  

Journal of Advances in Food Science & Technology, Volume: 4, Issue: 3 2017, Pages: 91-99

Grain tortilla is an essential food in the diet for the Mexican population. Its main contribution is the energy due to its high starch content. Starch can be modified to decrease its bioavailability and to change characteristics of the flour. For thi...

HOW INDIVIDUAL ENVIRONMENTAL VALUES INFLUENCE KNOWLEDGE ACQUISITION OF ADOLESCENTS WITHIN A WEEK-LONG OUTREACH BIODIVERSITY MODULE  ...

Journal of Global Research in Education and Social Science, Volume: 9, Issue: 4 2017, Pages: 213-224

The relationship of adolescents with nature is considered to be of major importance. Consequently, fostering positive environmental values in line with related knowledge was a main intention of our four-day residential outdoor education module within...

ISOQUINOLINE ALKALOID BERBERINE ACTS AS AN INHIBITOR OF OSTEOCLAST DIFFERENTIATION  

Journal of International Research in Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Volume: 11, Issue: 4 2017, Pages: 131-141

Objective: Berberine, a naturally occurring isoquinoline alkaloid, possesses a wide range of pharmacological activities, including anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-protozoal, anti-inflammatory, anti-diabetes and anti-tumor properties. The purpose of...

CHITOSAN NANOPARTICLES AS HEPATO-PROTECTIVE AGENT AGAINST ALCOHOL AND FATTY DIET STRESS IN RATS  

Journal of Biochemistry International, Volume: 4, Issue: 1 2017, Pages: 5-10

In this study, hepatoprotective effect of chitosan nanoparticles (CHNPs) was studied against alcohol and fatty diet induced oxidative stress and liver injury in rats. Sixty rats were randomly divided into six groups and received basal diet and normal...

EXTRACTING AND PURIFYING OF PROPOLIS OF HONEY- SOLVENT SELECTION AND COMPONENTS IDENTIFICATION  

Journal of International Research in Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Volume: 11, Issue: 4 2017, Pages: 125-130

The aim of the present study is to extract propolis of honey and select a suitable solvent to extract its component. Four types of propolis were sampled from different locations across Iranand examined for identification of the components. In this re...

FUZZY EOQ MODEL FOR DETERIORATING ITEMS WITH TIME-VARYING DEMAND AND BACKLOGGING OPTION  

Journal of Global Economics, Management and Business Research, Volume: 9, Issue: 2 2017, Pages: 78-91

Dealing with inventories of deteriorating items is a major issue for all successful decision makers across industries. In this paper, we consider an inventory model for deteriorating items in declining market with SFI (shortage followed by inventory)...

RESISTANCE PATTERN OF THREE DIFFERENT GROUPS OF ANTIBIOTICS AGAINST Escherichia coli INCLUDING EXTENDED SPECTRUM BETALACTAMASE (ESBL) PRODUCING ISOLATES FROM CLINICAL SAMPLES IN UMUAHIA, NIGERIA &nbs...

Journal of International Research in Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Volume: 11, Issue: 4 2017, Pages: 118-124

The in vitro antimicrobial activity of the Aminoglycosides, Fluoroquinolones and the Cephalosporins was evaluated against clinical isolates of Escherichia coli. The study was conducted to evaluate the resistance pattern of E. coli and ESBL producing ...

THE INFLUENCE OF THE INTERNET ON EXPORT PERFORMANCE SUB-SAHARA AFRICA  

Journal of Economics and Trade, Volume: 2, Issue: 1 2017, Pages: 44-49

With the used of panel-country level export data, this paper investigates the impact of the internet on export performance in 41(Sub-Sahara Africa countries). With the internet being measured on two fundamentals aspect email and website, the eco...

CERTAIN MULTIVALENT HARMONIC FUNCTION DEFINED BY GENERALIZED HYPERGEOMETRIC FUNCTIONS  

Asian Journal of Mathematics and Computer Research, Volume: 18, Issue: 4 2017, Pages: 177-188

In this paper, some multivalent harmonic functions F = H +∈ H (m) which are defined in terms of generalized hypergeometric functions are considered. Making use of coefficient inequalities for F ∈ H (m) satisfying some well known class condi...

PREVALENCE OF Staphylococcus saprophyticus IN URINARY TRACT INFECTION AMONG YOUNG FEMALE ADULTS IN A TERTIARY INSTITUTION IN UMUAHIA, ABIA STATE, NIGERIA  ...

Journal of Disease and Global Health, Volume: 10, Issue: 2 2017, Pages: 53-57

Staphylococcus saprophyticus is the second most common cause of Urinary tract infection (UTI) in young sexually active female out-patients without known pre-existing kidney disease. The study was carried out to determine the prevalence of Staphylococ...

WOMEN’S KNOWLEDGE ABOUT CERVICAL CANCER AND THEIR PAP SMEAR TEST PARTICIPATION IN ALGERIA  

Journal of Medicine and Health Research, Volume: 2, Issue: 2 2017, Pages: 65-71

Background: Cancer of cervix uteri is the second most common cancer among women in Algeria, this cancer is one of the fewest diseases that can be prevented by early screening with Pap smear. Various international studies have identified the lack of a...

PENS, STETHOSCOPES OF HEALTHCARE WORKERS AS VECTORS OF NOSOCOMIAL PATHOGENS IN A HOSPITAL IN NIGERIA  

Journal of Disease and Global Health, Volume: 10, Issue: 2 2017, Pages: 46-52

Pens, stethoscopes of healthcare workers (HCWs) may act as vectors of nosocomial pathogens in healthcare facilities. The aim of this study was to isolate and identify nosocomial pathogens on the pens and stethoscopes of HCWs in Grimad Hospital and ev...

PROTEIN STRUCTURE PREDICTION AND CLASSIFICATION BASED ON BIOGEOGRAPHY TECHNIQUE  

Journal of Basic and Applied Research International, Volume: 22, Issue: 3 2017, Pages: 99-104

In last couple of years, many bio-inspired algorithms have developed to solve constraint problems. The Biogeography-Based Optimization (BBO) is one of the recently developed optimization algorithms. It studies the geographical distribution of biologi...

ANTIBACTERIAL ACTIVITY OF HAND SANITIZERS SOLD IN UMUAHIA, ABIA STATE, NIGERIA  

Journal of International Research in Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Volume: 11, Issue: 4 2017, Pages: 112-117

Decontamination of hands is accomplished by hand washing with soap or by use of waterless hand sanitizers. Hand sanitizers are formulated and used to reduce bacterial load on the skin. This study was aimed at comparing the activity of six alcohol bas...

ANALYSIS OF SOCIAL MEDIA USAGE HABITS AMONG THE PEOPLE OF SAMSUN  

Journal of Basic and Applied Research International, Volume: 22, Issue: 3 2017, Pages: 93-98

Social media has become one of the indispensable parts of our lives. This platform allows people to make free calls, shopping, making friends, playing games, scoring companies etc. Although social media tools draw great interest on youth, they are us...

NUMERICAL INVESTIGATION OF THE EFFECT OF VARIABLE FLUID VISCOSITY AND HEAT TRANSFER ALONG A SYMMETRIC WEDGE WITH A PERMEABLE BOUNDARY  ...

Journal of Basic and Applied Research International, Volume: 22, Issue: 3 2017, Pages: 86-92

In this investigation the main objective is to study the effect of fluid viscosity and heat transfer along a symmetric wedge with a permeable boundary. Fluid viscosity is assumed to vary as linear function of temperature. These type of boundary value...

VARIETAL RESPONSES OF CASHEW ACCESSIONS INFECTED WITH INFLORESCENCE DIEBACK TO INTEGRATED MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS  ...

Journal of Biology and Nature, Volume: 7, Issue: 4 2017, Pages: 162-168

Severity of inflorescence dieback in three cashew accessions varied significantly with treatment types, least dieback severity was recorded in Brazilian medium accession treated with aqueous extract of Carica papaya leaf. Cashew accessions showed no ...

THERAPEUTIC DOSES OF CIPROFLOXACIN DO NOT ENHANCE PARASITE CLEARANCE OF ARTEMETHER -LUMEFANTRINE OR ARTESUNATE-AMODIAQUINE COMBINATIONS IN MICE  ...

Journal of International Research in Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Volume: 11, Issue: 3 2017, Pages: 107-111

Background: Resistance to recommended Artemisinin-based Combination Therapy (ACT) by malaria parasite is a major public health concern. To prevent treatment failures, some clinicians in developing countries combine ACT with Ciprofloxacin in the treat...

IMPROVEMENT OF HUMAN REACTION TIME WITH HYPERBARIC OXYGEN THERAPY  

Journal of Case Reports in Medical Science, Volume: 3, Issue: 2 2017, Pages: 26-28

Aims: Hyperbaric oxygenation (HBO) is a procedure consisting in the use of oxygen, air or a mixture of oxygen and air at a pressure exceeding 1 atmosphere (1ATA) to increase the amount of oxygen in blood serum. There is little available data on influ...

DETERMINANTS OF FERTILIZER USAGE AMONG RICE FARMERS IN ANAMBRA STATE, NIGERIA  

Journal of Global Agriculture and Ecology, Volume: 7, Issue: 2 2017, Pages: 53-59

The study investigated the determinants of fertilizer usage among rice farmers in Anambra state, Nigeria. Multistage sampling techniques were used for the study. Four local governments out of the 21 local governments in the state were purposively sel...