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

Chemical modification of cellulose from palm kernel de-oiled cake to microcrystalline cellulose and its evaluation as a pharmaceutical excipient

Ezea Vincent Ndika
  • Ezea Vincent Ndika
  • Department of Applied Biochemistry, Faculty of Biological Sciences, Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, Anambra State, Country, Nigeria.
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Umerie Sunday Chidozie
  • Umerie Sunday Chidozie
  • Department of Applied Biochemistry, Faculty of Biological Sciences, Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, Anambra State, Country, Nigeria.
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Ubaoji Kingsley Ikechukwu
  • Ubaoji Kingsley Ikechukwu
  • Department of Applied Biochemistry, Faculty of Biological Sciences, Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, Anambra State, Country, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 31 January 2019
  •  Accepted: 02 July 2019
  •  Published: 31 July 2019

How to cite this article

APA /
Ezea, V. N., Umerie, S. C., & Ubaoji, K. I. (2019). Chemical modification of cellulose from palm kernel de-oiled cake to microcrystalline cellulose and its evaluation as a pharmaceutical excipient. African Journal of Pure and Applied Chemistry, 13(4), 49-57.
Chicago /
Ezea Vincent Ndika, Umerie Sunday Chidozie and Ubaoji Kingsley Ikechukwu.  . "Chemical modification of cellulose from palm kernel de-oiled cake to microcrystalline cellulose and its evaluation as a pharmaceutical excipient." African Journal of Pure and Applied Chemistry 13, no. 4 (2019): 49-57.
MLA /
Ezea Vincent Ndika, Umerie Sunday Chidozie and Ubaoji Kingsley Ikechukwu.  . "Chemical modification of cellulose from palm kernel de-oiled cake to microcrystalline cellulose and its evaluation as a pharmaceutical excipient." African Journal of Pure and Applied Chemistry 13.4 (2019): 49-57.