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Volume 11, Number 1, Year 2020

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Prof. G.S. Oladipo


The current issue of the Journal of Anatomical Sciences contains 17 peer-reviewed research articles that cut across different areas of Anatomical Sciences and 47 conference proceedings (oral presentations) of the 16th Annual Scientific Conference of the Anatomical Society of Nigeria held in Cala...

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Blacks have a delayed ability to excrete salt when compared with whites despite comparable levels of renal function. The basis is not fully understood. Salt retention is a major cause of hypertension. This study aimed to assess and compare renin, angiotensin II, aldosterone and atrial natriuretic p...

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Epilepsy is the third most common neurologic disorder, following stroke and Alzheimer's disease. It affects an estimated 1% of the world's population and has no respect for age and gender. This study was designed to examine the histomorphology of neurons in the different sub-fields of the hippocam...

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In this study we evaluated the changes in the pancreatic islet volume of diabetic rats following treatment with aqueous extract of Tectona grandis (teak) leaves. 25 apparently healthy young male Wistar rats divided into five (5) groups (normal control, diabetic control and three treatment groups) ...

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The mtDNA variation of 40 individuals (Asholio and Atakar) from Southern Kaduna, in Northern Nigeria, were examined by high-resolution RFLP analysis. The resulting data were combined with published RFLP haplotype from sub-Saharan African populations and then were subjected to phylogenetic analysis...

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Bienonwu EO, Ukwuonu UC, Benwoke WI, Adagboyin O and Omotoso DR

Platymeric and Robusticity Index of the Femur in Nigerian Population

Anatomical awareness of different femoral dimensions is important in anthropological and medicolegal practice for sex/racial determination and as well as to radiologist, rheumatologist and orthopedic surgeons for diagnosis and planning of treatment. Morphology and statistical analysis of femoral a...

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This study aimed at determining the anthropometric measurements of the It was carried out by measuring the digit length of 350 volunteers consisting of 175 males and 175 female hand-sports participants (i.e. Basketball, Volleyball, Table tennis, Lawn tennis and Badminton) non-hand sport participa...

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