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Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1807/7381

Title: Short communication - Effect of Subchronic Administration of Ethanolic Stembark Extract of Mammea Africana Sabine on Haematological and Biochemical Parameters of Rats
Authors: Antia, B. S.
Okokon, J. E.
Nwidu, L. L.
Jackson, C. L.
Keywords: Mammea africana, alkaline phosphatase, aminotransferase, haemotology.
Issue Date: 31-Dec-2006
Publisher: Ibadan Biomedical Communications Group
Citation: African Journal of Biomedical Research (ISSN: 1119-5096) Vol 9 Num 2
Abstract: The effect of subchronic administration of ethanolic stembark extract of Mammea Africana   (30 - 90mg/kg) on haematological and biochemical parameters of rats was studied. Significant decreases in activities of serum alkaline phosphatase (ALP), Aspartate aminotransferase (AST) and Alanine aminotransferase (ALT) as well as decreases in the levels of serum total protein and albumin were observed in the extract treated rats compared to control. White Blood Cell counts of the extract treated rats also decreased significantly while other haematogical parameters were unaffected. Thus, the extract has a slight toxicity at the doses studied.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1807/7381
Other Identifiers: http://www.bioline.org.br/abstract?id=md06022
Rights: Copyright 2006 - Ibadan Biomedical Communications Group
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