African Journal of
Biotechnology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Biotechnol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1684-5315
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJB
  • Start Year: 2002
  • Published Articles: 12269

Full Length Research Paper

Subcritical water extraction of bioactive compounds from dry loquat (Eriobotrya japonica) leaves and characterization of triterpenes in the extracts

Erasto Mlyuka
  • Erasto Mlyuka
  • State Key Laboratory of Food Science and Technology, School of Food Science and Technology, Jiangnan University, Wuxi, Jiangsu 214122, China.
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Shuang Zhang
  • Shuang Zhang
  • State Key Laboratory of Food Science and Technology, School of Food Science and Technology, Jiangnan University, Wuxi, Jiangsu 214122, China.
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Zongping Zheng
  • Zongping Zheng
  • State Key Laboratory of Food Science and Technology, School of Food Science and Technology, Jiangnan University, Wuxi, Jiangsu 214122, China.
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Jie Chen*
  • Jie Chen*
  • State Key Laboratory of Food Science and Technology, School of Food Science and Technology, Jiangnan University, Wuxi, Jiangsu 214122, China.
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  •  Received: 02 March 2016
  •  Accepted: 06 May 2016
  •  Published: 01 June 2016

How to cite this article

APA /
Mlyuka, E., Zhang, S., Zheng, Z., & Chen, J. (2016). Subcritical water extraction of bioactive compounds from dry loquat (Eriobotrya japonica) leaves and characterization of triterpenes in the extracts. African Journal of Biotechnology , 15(22), 1041-1049.
Chicago /
Erasto Mlyuka, Shuang Zhang, Zongping Zheng and Jie Chen,. "Subcritical water extraction of bioactive compounds from dry loquat (Eriobotrya japonica) leaves and characterization of triterpenes in the extracts." African Journal of Biotechnology 15, no. 22 (2016): 1041-1049.
MLA /
Erasto Mlyuka, et al. "Subcritical water extraction of bioactive compounds from dry loquat (Eriobotrya japonica) leaves and characterization of triterpenes in the extracts." African Journal of Biotechnology 15.22 (2016): 1041-1049.