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An investigation into the apoptotic inducing effect of fusaric acid on human lymphocytes and its role in cell growth inhibition.
Fusaric acid (FA) (5-butylpicolinic acid) is a divalent ion chelating agent that has low affinity for Ca2+ and Mg2+ and a high affinity for other essential metal ions such as Fe2+ Mn2+, Zn2+ and Cu2+. Its mode of action ...
An immunohistochemical evaluation of the effect of salt (NaCI) on adrenal adrenomedullin content in Dahl rats.
Adrenomedullin (ADM) is a 52 amino acid vasodilator peptide isolated, in 1993, from human pheochromocytoma. It has been demonstrated in the adrenal medulla of several mammalian species, including humans and rats. There ...
The fate of mycotoxins in non-alcoholic lactic acid maize meal fermentation.
This study was aimed at investigating the potential of lactic acid fermentation in reducing myco toxin concentration in maize meal products. Maize meal was spiked separately with aflatoxin Bi, fumonism Bi, and zearalenone, ...
A comparative assessment of local, commercial and homemade amahewu with respect to nutritional value, hygiene, and other health benefits to the community.
Fermentation is a process by which primary food products are modified biochemically by the action of microorganisms and/or their enzymes. Several societies have, over the years, intentionally carried it out to enhance the ...