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Effect of oral administration of aqueous whole extract of Cassytha filiformis on haematograms and plasma biochemical parameters in rats

Effect of oral administration of aqueous whole extract of Cassytha filiformis on haematograms and... Toxicology Investigations Effect of Oral Administration of Aqueous Whole Extract of Cassytha Filiformis on Haematograms and Plasma Biochemical Parameters in Rats a a b Hausatu M. Babayi, B.Tech , Joseph, J. I. Udeme Prof , Joseph A. Abalaka Prof , c d d d Joseph I. Okogun Prof , O. A. Salawu, Ph.D , David D. Akumka MSc , Adamu, HND , d d d Sunday S. Zarma, OND , Bulus B. Adzu MSc , Sabo S. Abdulmumuni BSc , Kolo Ibrahime, e f d Baba B. Elisha HND , Samuel S. Zakariys, HN , Uford S. Inyang, PhD Department of Microbiology Department of Biochemistry, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Niger State, Nigeria Department of Medicinal Plant Research and Traditional Medicine Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology Diagnostic Clinic Animal Facility Centre, National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development, Idu, Abuja ABSTRACT Introduction: We evaluated the sub-chronic toxicity of the aqueous herbal extract prepared from Cassytha filiformis and admin- istered daily for 28 days at dose levels (250, 500, and 1000 mg/kg bw) in male wistar albino rats. The LD of the aqueous extract was determined. Methods: The effects on body weights, organ weights, and certain haematological and plasma biochemical http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Medical Toxicology Springer Journals

Effect of oral administration of aqueous whole extract of Cassytha filiformis on haematograms and plasma biochemical parameters in rats

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Springer Journals
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Copyright © 2007 by American College of Medical Toxicology
Subject
Biomedicine; Pharmacology/Toxicology; Biomedicine general
ISSN
1556-9039
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1937-6995
DOI
10.1007/BF03160930
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Toxicology Investigations Effect of Oral Administration of Aqueous Whole Extract of Cassytha Filiformis on Haematograms and Plasma Biochemical Parameters in Rats a a b Hausatu M. Babayi, B.Tech , Joseph, J. I. Udeme Prof , Joseph A. Abalaka Prof , c d d d Joseph I. Okogun Prof , O. A. Salawu, Ph.D , David D. Akumka MSc , Adamu, HND , d d d Sunday S. Zarma, OND , Bulus B. Adzu MSc , Sabo S. Abdulmumuni BSc , Kolo Ibrahime, e f d Baba B. Elisha HND , Samuel S. Zakariys, HN , Uford S. Inyang, PhD Department of Microbiology Department of Biochemistry, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Niger State, Nigeria Department of Medicinal Plant Research and Traditional Medicine Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology Diagnostic Clinic Animal Facility Centre, National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development, Idu, Abuja ABSTRACT Introduction: We evaluated the sub-chronic toxicity of the aqueous herbal extract prepared from Cassytha filiformis and admin- istered daily for 28 days at dose levels (250, 500, and 1000 mg/kg bw) in male wistar albino rats. The LD of the aqueous extract was determined. Methods: The effects on body weights, organ weights, and certain haematological and plasma biochemical

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Journal of Medical ToxicologySpringer Journals

Published: Aug 25, 2009

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