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

Table of Content: December, 2014; 8(12)

December 2014

Anthocyanins from mulberry (Morus rubra) fruits as potential natural colour additives in yoghurt

Colouring potential of anthocyanins from whole fruit juice of mulberry (Morus rubra) was studied in yoghurt. Whole fruit juice from M. rubra rich in non-acylated anthocyanins was incorporated into plain yoghurt (100 g) at increasing concentration levels of the juice; 10, 20, 25, 30, 40 and 50 mg cyanidin-3-glucopyranoside equivalents (cy-3-glu eqv) and stored under refrigerated condition (< 8°C) for two weeks....

Author(s): Robert Byamukama, Moses Andima, Angella Mbabazi and Bernard T. Kiremire

December 2014

Studies on phytochemical screening, antimicrobial and toxicity effect of the shoot system of Acalypha segetalis Müell. Arg.

The dried and pulverized shoot system of Acalypha segetalis was extracted with hexane, ethyl acetate and methanol using cold extraction technique. The three extracts were subjected to phytochemical, toxicity and antibacterial screening. Phytochemical studies revealed the presence of alkaloids, flavonoids, saponins, tannins, phenols, glycosides, steroids and resins. The toxicity activity was investigated using brine...

Author(s): Aboaba, Sherifat A. and Yeye, Emmanuel