African Journal of
Biotechnology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Biotechnol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1684-5315
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJB
  • Start Year: 2002
  • Published Articles: 12240

Evaluation of the physical properties of leathers tanned with Plectranthus barbatus Andrews extracts

March 2020 - Vol 19 Num. 3

This study was designed to assess the potential use of Plectranthus barbatus Andrews, a plant growing locally in Kenya as a vegetable tanning agent. The aim was a deliberate attempt to adopt green chemistry and provide cheap locally available eco-friendly tanning materials. Anova statistical test (α<0.05) was...

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March 2020

Evaluation of the physical properties of leathers tanned with Plectranthus barbatus Andrews extracts

Dennis Kimaiga Obiero, Jackson Nyarong̛i Ombui, Arthur Steven Onyuka and Alvin Asava Sasia  

March 2020

MiR-124 involvement of apoptosis, immunity and regulator of diseases

Hong-Yan Sun, You-Hua Huang, Zong-He Yu and Qi-Wei Qin  

March 2020

Association of probiotic potential of strains of Pichia kudriavzevii isolated from “ogi” with the number of open reading frame (ORF) in the nucleotide sequences

Tolulope P. Alakeji and Julius K. Oloke  

February 2020

Immobilization of the Carioca bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) extract on SiO2-TiO2 aiming the determination of the herbicide Simazine

Francisca das Chagas Sobral Silva Mihos, Emerson Schwingel Ribeiro, Maria Helena Wohlers Morelli Cardoso, Lucia Helena Pinto Bastos, Lívia Maria da Costa Silva and Andréa Medeiros Salgado  

February 2020

Isolation of ursolic acid from the leaves of Ocimum lamiifolium collected from Addis Ababa Area, Ethiopia

Girma Birhanu  

26 November 2014

Addressing the issue of horizontal gene transfer from a diet containing genetically modified components into rat tissues

Hanaa A. S. Oraby, Mahrousa M. H. Kandil, Amal A. M. Hassan and Hayam A. Al-Sharawi

9 October 2013

Bacterial species identification getting easier

Phumudzo Tshikhudo, Ronald Nnzeru, Khayalethu Ntushelo and Fhatuwani Mudau

9 October 2013

Genetic stability of mulberry germplasm after cryopreservation by two-step freezing technique

Ravish Choudhary, Rekha Chaudhury, S. K. Malik, Susheel Kumar and Digvender Pal

9 October 2013

Cytogenotoxic effects of cypermethrin, deltamethrin, lambdacyhalothrin and endosulfan pesticides on Allium cepa root cells

Yekeen, Taofeek A. and Adeboye, Messach K.

9 October 2013

Effects of sulphur preservative on phytochemical and antioxidant capacity of peels of mango cultivars (Mangifera indica L.) produced in South Africa

Mudau Fhatuwani Nixwell, Mabusela Johanna and Wonder Ngezimana

6 April 2009

Spermatozoa morphology and characteristics of male wistar rats administered with ethanolic extract of Lagenaria Breviflora Roberts

Adebowale Bernard Saba, Olayinka Ayotunde Oridupa, Matthew Olugbenga  Oyeyemi  and Oluwaseun Dapo Osanyigbe

6 April 2009

Evaluation of the antimicrobial properties of unripe banana (Musa sapientum L.), lemon grass (Cymbopogon citratus S.) and turmeric (Curcuma longa L.) on pathogens

Fagbemi, Josephine Ferdinand, Ugoji, Esther, Adenipekun, Tayo and Adelowotan, Omotoyin

6 April 2009

Trino IB ameliorates the oxidative stress of cryptorchidism in the rat

A.O. Afolabi, O. Aluko, O. Oyewopo, B.M. Olabinri, O. Olotu and Y. Raji

6 April 2009

Development of RAPD based markers for wheat rust resistance gene cluster (Lr37-Sr38-Yr17) derived from Triticum ventricosum L.

Saqib Mumtaz, Imtiaz Ahmed Khan, Shahid Ali, Bahadur Zeb, Arshad Iqbal, Zamarud Shah and Zahoor Ahmed Swati

6 April 2009

Genetic diversity and historical demography of Chinese shrimp Feneropenaeus chinensis in Yellow Sea and Bohai Sea based on mitochondrial DNA analysis

Yu Long Li, Xiao Yu Kong, Zi Niu Yu, Jie Kong, Shen Ma and Li Mei Chen