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Effects of used sunflower oil and ghee (clarified butter) on lipid profile and antioxidants in SD rats (Dr. Petkova, V., http://www.ejbps.com/, 2016)This study was aimed at determining the effects of used ghee and sunflower oils after potato frying on antioxidant status and lipid profile in SD rats. Male albino SD rats weighing approximately 200-250g were used for the ...
Seed-borne fungi of cowpea [Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp] and their possible control in vitro using locally available fungicides in Botswana. (Adhya Biosciences Pvt. Ltd., http://www.ijbio.com/, 2016)Seeds of three cowpea cultivars namely Black eye, ER 7 and Tswana obtained from the Department of Agriculture Research, Gaborone were tested for the presence of seed-borne fungi, and their possible control in vitro using ...
(SM Group, http://smjournals.com/, 2016)Most of the cooking oils are vegetable oil. They are very rich in Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids (PUFA), omega-6 (n-3) and omega-3 (n-3) in the ratio of 16-20:1 against the recommended requirement of 1-4:1 and they lack their ...
Incidence and antimicrobial susceptibility testing of Listeria monocytogenes in four street-food vending sites in Gaborone, Botswana (Applied Zoologists Research Association (AZRA), http://www.azra-india.com/, 2016-02)Listeria monocytogenes is widely distributed in nature and a significant foodborne pathogen. Where outbreaks of listeriosis have occurred, high fatalities ensue especially among the immune suppressed, pregnant women and ...
Molecular evidence of high rates of asymptomatic P. vivax infection and very low P. falciparum malaria in Botswana (BioMed Central, https://bmcinfectdis.biomedcentral.com/, 2016)Background: Botswana is one of eight SADC countries targeting malaria elimination by 2018. Through spirited upscaling of control activities and passive surveillance, significant reductions in case incidence of ...