Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Volume 5, Issue 4, December 2020

  • Effect of Age and Genetic Groups on Growth Performance of Crossed Koekoek and Sasso Chickens

    Bayesa Tolasa, Ahmad Seid, Wasihun Hassen, Mohamed Aliy

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 4, December 2020
    Pages: 44-49
    Received: 7 October 2020
    Accepted: 22 October 2020
    Published: 19 November 2020
    Abstract: This study was conducted to evaluate the effect of age and genetic groups on growth performance of crossed koekoek and sasso chickens. To fulfill this aim, a total of 360 randomly selected day-old-chicks (90 from each genetic group) were obtained from the hatchery of Jimma University College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine poultry farm. And ... Show More
  • Testing for the Association Between ACE DD (RS1799752) Polymorphism and the Metabolic Syndrome in Patients with Hypertension

    Stanislav Alexandra Alina

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 4, December 2020
    Pages: 50-59
    Received: 30 November 2020
    Accepted: 7 December 2020
    Published: 31 December 2020
    Abstract: High blood pressure (HBP) is a complex multifactorial condition which has a polygenic predisposition. The angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) is one of the candidate genes for HBP, and the ACE ID polymorphism with DD genotype presents a high risk for myocardial infarction, obesity (OB), stroke, type 1 diabetes mellitus (DM1), type 2 diabetes mellit... Show More