African Journal of
Biochemistry Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Biochem. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0778
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJBR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 425

Table of Content: July-September 2023; 17(2)

July 2023

Physicochemical properties and fatty acid composition of freshly prepared palm oil

Elaeis guineensis commonly known as the African palm oil, a monocotyledon widely used due to its nutritional and economic importance. The effect of deterioration of the harvested palm fruit on the physicochemical properties and fatty acid composition of palm oil was investigated. The palm fruit was processed after each period of deterioration (fresh, 7, 14 and 21 days after harvest) for oil production. AOAC Standard...

Author(s): Ndidi NWACHOKO, Udiomine B. AKURU, Inyingi A. GREEN, Reward M. KPAANADEE, Tamuno-Boma ODINGA and Chukwudi O. EGBUNEFU

July 2023

Biochemical exploration of pancreatic function in market gardeners exposed to pesticides in Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso

Market gardeners use pesticides that could contain disruptors affecting pancreatic function. The objective was to explore exocrine and endocrine pancreatic functions in market gardeners exposed to pesticides. This prospective study was conducted on a cohort of 50 market garden producer participants. Sociodemographic and clinical variables, as well as information on pesticides used, were collected alongside blood...

Author(s): Ollo DA, Emmanuel ZONGO, Fatou Gueye TALL, Bakari TRAORE, Sanata BAMBA, Maminata TRAORE-COULIBALY, Georges Anicet OUEDRAOGO and Philomène Lopez SALL