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

Evaluation of anti-oxidant properties in essential oil and solvent extracts from Tagetes minuta

Kyarimpa Christine
  • Kyarimpa Christine
  • Department of Chemistry, Faculty of science, Kyambogo University Uganda.
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Isaiah Ndiege Omolo
  • Isaiah Ndiege Omolo
  • Department of Chemistry, Faculty of science, Kyambogo University Uganda.
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John David Kabasa
  • John David Kabasa
  • College of Veterinary medicine, Makerere University Uganda
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Christine Betty Nagawa
  • Christine Betty Nagawa
  • Department of Forestry, Biodiversity and Tourism School of Forestry, Environment and Geographical Sciences College of Agricultural and evironmental Sciences, Makerere University Uganda
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John Wasswa
  • John Wasswa
  • Department of Chemistry, College of Natural Sciences, Makerere University, Uganda.
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Cliff Richard Kikawa
  • Cliff Richard Kikawa
  • Tshwane University of Technology(SA), Faculty of Science, Dept of Mathematics and Statistics. Arcadia Campus- Pretoria
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  •  Received: 09 February 2015
  •  Accepted: 27 April 2015
  •  Published: 31 May 2015

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