Journal of
Medicinal Plants Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Med. Plants Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0875
  • DOI: 10.5897/JMPR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 3684

Full Length Research Paper

Isolation and characterization of filaricidal compounds from the stem bark of Voacanga africana, a plant used in the traditional treatment of onchocerciasis in Cameroon

Smith Babiaka Borakaeyabe
  • Smith Babiaka Borakaeyabe
  • Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Buea, Box 63-Buea, Cameroon.
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James Ajeck Mbah*
  • James Ajeck Mbah*
  • Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Buea, Box 63-Buea, Cameroon. Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Science, University of Buea, Box 63-Buea, Cameroon.
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Fidelis Cho-Ngwa
  • Fidelis Cho-Ngwa
  • ANDI Centre of Excellence for Onchocerciasis Drug Research, Faculty of Science, University of Buea, Box 63 Buea, Cameroon. 3Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Science, University of Buea, Box 63-Buea, Cameroon.
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Jonathan Alunge Metuge
  • Jonathan Alunge Metuge
  • ANDI Centre of Excellence for Onchocerciasis Drug Research, Faculty of Science, University of Buea, Box 63 Buea, Cameroon. 3Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Science, University of Buea, Box 63-Buea, Cameroon.
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Simon Mbua Ngale Efange
  • Simon Mbua Ngale Efange
  • Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Buea, Box 63-Buea, Cameroon. Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Science, University of Buea, Box 63-Buea, Cameroon.
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  •  Received: 06 March 2015
  •  Accepted: 08 April 2015
  •  Published: 10 April 2015

How to cite this article

APA /
Borakaeyabe, S. B., Mbah*, J. A., Cho-Ngwa, F., Metuge, J. A., & Efange, S. M. N. (2015). Isolation and characterization of filaricidal compounds from the stem bark of Voacanga africana, a plant used in the traditional treatment of onchocerciasis in Cameroon. Journal of Medicinal Plants Research, 9(14), 471-478.
Chicago /
Smith Babiaka Borakaeyabe, James Ajeck Mbah, Fidelis Cho-Ngwa, Jonathan Alunge Metuge, and Simon Mbua Ngale Efange,  . "Isolation and characterization of filaricidal compounds from the stem bark of Voacanga africana, a plant used in the traditional treatment of onchocerciasis in Cameroon." Journal of Medicinal Plants Research 9, no. 14 (2015): 471-478.
MLA /
Smith Babiaka Borakaeyabe, et al. "Isolation and characterization of filaricidal compounds from the stem bark of Voacanga africana, a plant used in the traditional treatment of onchocerciasis in Cameroon." Journal of Medicinal Plants Research 9.14 (2015): 471-478.