Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Volume 3, Issue 6, November 2018

  • Prevalence of Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency in a Population of Nigerian Women Resident in Akure

    David Morakinyo Sanni, Oluwasegun Victor Omotoyinbo, Damilola Folajimi

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 6, November 2018
    Pages: 71-76
    Received: 31 October 2018
    Accepted: 17 December 2018
    Published: 16 January 2019
    DOI: 10.11648/j.bmb.20180306.11
    Abstract: Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency is the most common human enzymopathy in Sub-Saharan Africa and is particularly prevalent in historically malaria-endemic countries. This work is a preliminary study on the prevalence of G6PD deficiency in both pregnant and non-pregnant women carried out on 100 subjects consisting of 50 pregnant wo... Show More
  • The Concept of Allelic and Nonallelic Mechanism of Heterosis

    Sergei Hablak

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 6, November 2018
    Pages: 77-82
    Received: 15 October 2018
    Accepted: 5 January 2019
    Published: 28 January 2019
    DOI: 10.11648/j.bmb.20180306.12
    Abstract: Heterosis is widely used in crop production to increase crop yields and is applied to more crops. Until the middle of the twentieth century, the mechanism of heterosis was due mainly to the hypotheses of domination and overdominization. From the middle of the 50s of the XX century to the beginning of the 21st century, a number of hypotheses emerged... Show More