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

Effect of solvent type on the yields and mineral compositions of the leaf extracts of Moringa oleifera L.

Adeoye, M. Dasola
  • Adeoye, M. Dasola
  • Industrial and Environmental Chemistry Unit, Chemical Sciences Department, Fountain University, Osogbo Osun State, Nigeria.
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Lawal, A.Tunbosun
  • Lawal, A.Tunbosun
  • Industrial and Environmental Chemistry Unit, Chemical Sciences Department, Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin Kwara State, Nigeria.
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Azeez, L. Adeyemi
  • Azeez, L. Adeyemi
  • Industrial and Environmental Chemistry Unit, Chemical Sciences Department, Fountain University, Osogbo Osun State, Nigeria.
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Olayiwola, O. Abidemi
  • Olayiwola, O. Abidemi
  • Chemical Sciences Department. Oduduwa University,Ipetumodu, Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria
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  •  Received: 06 January 2014
  •  Accepted: 10 September 2014
  •  Published: 19 September 2014

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