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: 368

Table of Content: April-June, 2023; 17(2)

June 2023

Filler characterization, mechanical properties, x-ray diffraction and crosslink density analysis of starch/natural rubber biopolymer composites

Starch fillers were extracted from three plant sources namely amora tuber, Tacca lentopeteloides; sweet potato, Ipomoea batatas; yam starch, Dioscorea rotundata and their particle size, pH, amylose, and amylopectin percentage decomposition determined accordingly. The starch was introduced into natural rubber in liquid phase (through gelatinization) by the latex compounding method and compounded according to standard...

Author(s): Uzoh Raymond D., Buba Ardo A. and Osemeahon Sunday  

June 2023

Determination of caffeine content of Nensebo coffee beans Southern Ethiopia, using ultra violet-visible (UV/V) is and high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) methods in Ethiopia

The main objective of the study was to determine caffeine content of coffee beans (Coffee arabica) collected from Nensebo district, West Arsi Zone, Oromia Region using ultra violet-visible and high performance liquid chromatography methods. The coffee beans were purchased from coffee supplying farmers’ cooperatives in Nensebo district (namely Tulu Gola, Habera, Refisa, Nensebo Chebi and Melka Dembi) and local...

Author(s): Legesse Adane, Abera Tadesse and Tegene Tesfaye