Advances in Biochemistry

Volume 4, Issue 3, June 2016

  • Assessment of Cardiac and Renal Functions in Wistar Albino Rats Administered Carmoisine and Tartrazine

    Olu Israel Oyewole, Johnson Olaleye Oladele

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 3, June 2016
    Pages: 21-25
    Received: 5 April 2016
    Accepted: 14 April 2016
    Published: 28 April 2016
    Abstract: Carmoisine and tartrazine are azo dyes widely used as food colourants. This study examine the effects of oral administration of carmoisine and tartrazine on some biochemical parameters in the heart and kidney of albino rats. Twenty four (24) female albino rats (average weight 140g) were sorted into four groups. Group A received water and served as... Show More
  • Modern Biotechnology and New Food Varieties

    Fabien Nsanzabera, Liu Song, Guocheng Du, Byong H. Lee

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 3, June 2016
    Pages: 26-33
    Received: 24 April 2016
    Accepted: 13 May 2016
    Published: 25 May 2016
    Abstract: The world population is predicted to reach 9.5 billion by 2050. This will demand powerful techniques in agricultural production. Transgenic technology can be used in both crops and animals through improved crop production, milk production and composition, improved meat production, increased disease resistance and prolificacy. To create a stable tra... Show More