African Journal of
Pure and Applied Chemistry

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Pure Appl. Chem.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0840
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJPAC
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 357

Full Length Research Paper

Oxidation of acha (Digitaria exilis) starch using 3.5% active chlorine sodium hypochlorite

S. Isah
  • S. Isah
  • Bells University of Technology, Nigeria.
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A. A. Oshodi
  • A. A. Oshodi
  • Bells University of Technology, Nigeria.
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V. N. Atasie
  • V. N. Atasie
  • Bells University of Technology, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 15 February 2015
  •  Accepted: 17 March 2015
  •  Published: 30 April 2015


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