Advances in Biochemistry

Volume 12, Issue 1, March 2024

  • Review Article

    Toxicity Associated with the Consumption of Thermally-oxidized Cooking Oils: A Literature Review of Experimental Studies

    Maman Manzo Lawaly

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 1, April 2024
    Pages: 1-9
    Received: Oct. 02, 2023
    Accepted: Oct. 20, 2023
    Published: Jan. 11, 2024
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    Abstract: Use of cooking oils in culinary practices, especially in deep-frying is a very old method of food preparation largely utilized across the world. Apart being a quick method of frying, deep-frying (100°C to 180°C) confers to the cooked food the unique physico-chemical properties (modification of the texture, proteins denaturation, water vaporization,... Show More
  • Research Article

    In Vitro Antioxidant Properties and Interleukin-17 Expression Levels of Eribroma oblongum (Malvaceae) in Wistar Rats with Atherogenic Diet-Induced Steatotic Liver

    Tsague Marthe Valentine*, Njiki Bikoï Jacky, Sokamte Tegang Alphonse, Edoun Ebouel Ferdinand Lanvin, Nodem Sohanang Francky Steve, Ahamat Abakar, Mahoumo Fodop Anaelle Orel, M’bann Nsonngan Salomon, Ze Minkande Jacqueline

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 1, April 2024
    Pages: 10-19
    Received: Dec. 11, 2023
    Accepted: Jan. 11, 2024
    Published: Jan. 23, 2024
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    Abstract: Introduction: Eribroma oblongum (Malvaceae) (EO) stem bark is also used in traditional medicine to treat cardiovascular diseases and painful menstruation. This study aimed to estimate the mineral composition, in vitro antioxidant properties, and Interleukin-17 (IL-17) expression levels of hydroethanolic extract (EOHE) and the powder fraction ˂ 125µ... Show More
  • Research Article

    Evaluation of Physical Activity and Diet Among Type 2 Diabetics in Libreville

    Aude Syntia Mbang Bengone*, Rosalie Nikiema-Ndong, Daniela Nsame, Edwige Nnegue Edzo, Alvine Sibylle Batou, Augustin Zeba, Edouard Nsi Emvo, Felix Ovono Abessolo

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 1, March 2024
    Pages: 20-28
    Received: Jan. 17, 2024
    Accepted: Feb. 02, 2024
    Published: Feb. 21, 2024
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ab.20241201.13
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    Abstract: Background: Physical activity and healthy diet can prevent or reduce risk of developing type 2 diabetes, otherwise may reduce the disease complications among diabetics. The objective of this study was to evaluate the physical activity and diet of type 2 diabetics in Libreville. Methods: It was a case-control study conducted at the Endocrinology Dep... Show More