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: October-December 2021; 15(3)

October 2021

Profile of CA 15-3 and CEA during breast cancer chemotherapy at Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Biomarkers are considered as an innovative tool in the diagnosis and follow-up of breast cancer. The aim of the study was to assess the profile of circulating tumour markers CA 15-3 and CEA in patients under chemotherapy for breast cancer in Ouagadougou. This is a prospective cross-sectional study with a descriptive and analytical aims which was done from July to November 2020. Patients with histologically confirmed...

Author(s): Fabienne Marie SOUDRE, Alice KIBA, Arnaud KOURAOGO, Raoul KARFO, Aboubacar BAMBARA, Arsène KAGAMBEGA, Elie KABRE, and Jean SAKANDE,

October 2021

Association of hyperuricemia and metabolic syndrome in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients in Dakar

The association between hyperuricemia and metabolic syndrome (MS) has been reported in many studies. The authors performed this cross-sectional study to determine the association between hyperuricemia and the MS among diabetic patients in Dakar. Type 2 diabetic patients received as part of their follow-up at the Marc Sankalé Center of Abass Ndao Hospital in Dakar were enrolled. For each patient, blood samples and...

Author(s): Nènè Oumou Kesso Barry, Moustapha Djite, Pape Matar Kandji, El Hadji Malick Ndour, Michel Assane Ndour, Demba Diedhiou, Gueye-Tall Fatou, Alix Palanga Koboyo, Ndeye Marieme Thioune, Najah Fatou Coly, Dominique Doupa, Maimouna Ndour Mbaye, Aynina Cisse, Pape Amadou Diop, Philomène Lopez Sall, Papa Madieye Gueye,

October 2021

Study of isoforms of nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate oxidase of the heart in a model of rats fed on several vegetable oils

Palm oil has long been incriminated in obesity, and this obesity would be responsible for the development of cardiac fibrosis, several authors have evoked the role of free radicals in the pathophysiological mechanism of the fibrotic response linked to obesity; the aim of this study was therefore to evaluate the profile of NOX2 in the development of cardiac fibrosis in rats subjected to a diet rich in the fat of several...

Author(s): Koffi K. GervaIs, Jover Bernard, Badia Eric, Djohan Y Ferdinand, Reynaud Fabrice, Dere Luc, Niamkey Germaine, Chantal Gauze, Monde Absalome, Adeoti F Mansour, Camara-Cisse Massara, Cristol Jean Paul