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Nutrient alterations in Nile perch (Lates niloticus) skins owing to various processing and cooking techniques
(International Journal of Environmental Studies, 2012-01)
Nile perch (Lates niloticus) skin is a major substitute for whole fish especially among low-income groups who are especially vulnerable to protein and micronutrient deficiencies. The object of this study was to determine ...
Organochlorine pesticide residues in Uganda’s honey as a bioindicator of environmental contamination and reproductive health implications to consumers
Honey has multifaceted nutritional and medicinal values; however, its quality is hinged on the floral origin of the nectar. Taking advantage of the large areas that they cover; honeybees are often used as bioindicators of ...
Antibacterial and anticancer activities of green-synthesized silver nanoparticles using Photinia glabra fruit extract
Aims: We prepared Photinia glabra (PG) aqueous fruit extract, utilized it to synthesize silver nanoparticles (PG-Ag NPs) and evaluated the antibacterial and anticancer activities of the nanoparticles (NPs). Materials & ...
Concentrations and sources apportionment of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in sediments from the Uganda side of Lake Victoria
(Environmental Science: Processes & Impacts, 2017)
This study presents the levels and possible sources of selected polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in surface sediments from the Napoleon Gulf and Murchison Bay of Lake Victoria. Sediment samples were extracted and ...