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: 347

Full Length Research Paper

Toxicity studies of African Palmyrah palm (Borassus Aethiopum) shoots

Muhammad Sirajo
  • Muhammad Sirajo
  • Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Sokoto State University, Sokoto State, Nigeria.
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K. J. Umar
  • K. J. Umar
  • Department of Pure and Industrial Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Federal University, Kebbi, Kebbi State, Nigeria.
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S. W. Hassan
  • S. W. Hassan
  • Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Sokoto State, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 16 May 2018
  •  Accepted: 24 January 2019
  •  Published: 28 February 2019

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