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Variability in starch physicochemical and functional properties of yam (Dioscorea sp) cultivated in Ivory Coast
An Erratum has been published for this article in Journal Of the Science of Food and Agriculture 85(5), 889 (2005). Native starches were extracted from 21 cultivars of four yam speciesExpand
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In vitro antiplasmodial activity and cytotoxicity of ethnobotanically selected Ivorian plants.
Eight extracts from four Ivorian medicinal plants, traditionally used to treat malaria, were tested for their antiplasmodial activity in vitro by assessing their ability to inhibit the uptake ofExpand
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Functional properties of wild yam (Dioscorea spp.) starches
The starches of the wild yam species Dioscorea praehensilis, D. hirtiflora, D. burkilliana, D. togoensis, D. dumetorum and D. bulbifera (tuber and bulbil) were isolated, and their paste viscosity andExpand
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Influence of hydrothermal treatments on the physico-chemical properties of cocoyam flours ; application to processing of the futu type instant flour
La technologie de cuisson suivie d'un sechage provoque des modifications dans la structure de l'amidon de taro. Ainsi les farines obtenues apres cuisson des tubercules a l'eau bouillante pendant 26Expand
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Acute Toxicity and Antipyretic Activities of a Methanolic Extract of Alchornea cordifolia Leaves
Alchornea cordifolia (Euphorbiaceae) is a very prized plant among traditional healers in Africa. Its leaves are used for its antipyretic properties in traditional areas. The aim of our study is toExpand
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Purification and physicochemical properties of an acid phosphatase from Dioscorea cayenensis cytoplasm
Abstract An acid phosphatase from yam tuber cytoplasm has been purified by ammonium sulfate fractionation, ion exchange chromatography through CM-Sephadex A-50 and gel filtration through SephadexExpand
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[Serologic diagnosis of human african trypanosomiasis caused by Trypanosoma brucei gambiense. 1--Production and use of rough antigens in ELISA and latex agglutination tests].
The extraction of rough antigens (Ag) from trypanosomes came across a major problem getting of a high number of parasites. Moreover several technics for the extraction of rough antigens areExpand
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Stability of yam starch gels during processing
To evaluate their aptitude to be used as functional ingredients, twenty one varieties of yam starches of Cote d’Ivoire were submitted to different technological stress such as high temperatureExpand
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Anxiolytic activity of an aqueous extract of Alchornea cordifolia (Euphorbiaceae) leaves
Alchornea cordifolia, a half way growing shrub from Africa is very valued by traditional doctors in treating numerous ailments including psychical and nervous troubles. The aim of our study was toExpand
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