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Aluminium Induced DNA-damage and Oxidative Stress in Cultures of the Marine Sponge Hymeniacidon perlevis (2019)
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Akpiri, R. U., Hodges, N. J., & Konya, R. S. (2020). Aluminium Induced DNA-damage and Oxidative Stress in Cultures of the Marine Sponge Hymeniacidon perlevis. Journal of Marine Science, 2(1), https://doi.org/10.30564/jms.v2i1.1070

Aluminium is the most abundant element in the earth crust, and has no known biological function. However, it is an established neurotoxicant in its trivalent oxidation state, with exposure resulting in neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson’s dise... Read More about Aluminium Induced DNA-damage and Oxidative Stress in Cultures of the Marine Sponge Hymeniacidon perlevis.

Development of cultures of the marine sponge Hymeniacidon perleve for genotoxicity assessment using the alkaline comet assay (2017)
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Akpiri, R. U., Konya, R. S., & Hodges, N. J. (2017). Development of cultures of the marine sponge Hymeniacidon perleve for genotoxicity assessment using the alkaline comet assay. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 36(12), 3314-3323. https://doi.org/10.1002/etc.3907

© 2017 SETAC Sponges are a potential alternative model species to bivalves in pollution biomonitoring and environmental risk assessment in the aquatic ecosystem. In the present study, a novel in vivo exposure sponge culture model was developed from f... Read More about Development of cultures of the marine sponge Hymeniacidon perleve for genotoxicity assessment using the alkaline comet assay.

Bioaccumulation of heavy metals in two matrices of the Bonny/New Calabar River Estuary in Niger Delta, Nigeria (2015)
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Onojake, M. C., Sikoki, F. D., Babatunde, B. B., Akpiri, R. U., Akpuloma, D., & Omokheyeke, O. (2015). Bioaccumulation of heavy metals in two matrices of the Bonny/New Calabar River Estuary in Niger Delta, Nigeria. Ocean Science Journal, 50(2), 203-208. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12601-015-0016-2

The concentrations of Ca, Mg, K, Zn, Pb, Cd, Co, Cr, Cu, Fe, Ni and Na were determined in the sediment and biota of the Bonny/New Calabar River Estuary in Niger Delta, Nigeria using atomic absorption spectrophotometer A-100. The concentration of the... Read More about Bioaccumulation of heavy metals in two matrices of the Bonny/New Calabar River Estuary in Niger Delta, Nigeria.

Congenital Malaria Among Inborn And Out Born Babies At A Tertiary Care Hospital In Port Harcourt, Rivers State, South- South Nigeria (2014)
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Akpiri, R. U. (2014). Congenital Malaria Among Inborn And Out Born Babies At A Tertiary Care Hospital In Port Harcourt, Rivers State, South- South Nigeria. Journal of Natural Sciences Research, 4(5),

Congenital malaria is increasingly reported among babies born to mothers residing in endemic areas. Congenital malaria is a major problem in tropical and subtropical countries, it can be transferred vertically from the placenta of an infected pregnan... Read More about Congenital Malaria Among Inborn And Out Born Babies At A Tertiary Care Hospital In Port Harcourt, Rivers State, South- South Nigeria.

The effect of aqueous extract of Euphorbia drupifera on the physiology of wistar rat (2013)
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Akpiri, R., Roseline, K. S., & Abigail, J. (2013). The effect of aqueous extract of Euphorbia drupifera on the physiology of wistar rat. International Journal of Pharmacological Research, 3(2), 23-26. https://doi.org/10.7439/ijpr.v3i2.48

The plant Euphorbia came from Mount Atlas region of present-day Morocco and was probably the resin Spurge. This local herb is used by traditional herbalists for treatment of hypertension, diabetes and several other ailments. The aim of this study is... Read More about The effect of aqueous extract of Euphorbia drupifera on the physiology of wistar rat.


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