African Journal of
Biotechnology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Biotechnol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1684-5315
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJB
  • Start Year: 2002
  • Published Articles: 12300

Full Length Research Paper

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

Dennis Kimaiga Obiero
  • Dennis Kimaiga Obiero
  • Department of Public Health Pharmacology and Toxicology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences, University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya.
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Jackson Nyarong̛i Ombui
  • Jackson Nyarong̛i Ombui
  • Department of Public Health Pharmacology and Toxicology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences, University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya.
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Arthur Steven Onyuka
  • Arthur Steven Onyuka
  • Department of Research Technology and Innovation, Leather Division, Kenya Industrial Research and Development Institute, Nairobi, Kenya.
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Alvin Asava Sasia
  • Alvin Asava Sasia
  • Department of Research Technology and Innovation, Leather Division, Kenya Industrial Research and Development Institute, Nairobi, Kenya.
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  •  Received: 16 April 2016
  •  Accepted: 26 October 2016
  •  Published: 31 March 2020

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