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Kinetics, isotherms and thermodynamic modeling of liquid phase adsorption of Rhodamine B dye onto Raphia hookerie fruit epicarp
Abstract Highly efficient low cost adsorbent was prepared from Raphia hookerie fruit epicarp. Characteristics of the prepared low cost adsorbent (RH) was established using scanning electronExpand
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Antifungal and antibacterial activities of an alcoholic extract of Senna alata leaves
Methanolic, ethanolic and petroleum ether extracts of Senna alata leaves were screened for phytochemicals, antibacterial and antifungal activities. Out of the three crude extracts, the methanolicExpand
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Phytochemicals from Kigelia pinnata leaves show antioxidant and anticancer potential on human cancer cell line.
Studies suggest that the traditional applications of Kigelia pinnata leaves have beneficial effects against oxidative stress-mediated diseases and cancers. The pulverized dried leaves of K. pinnataExpand
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Production and characterization of biodiesel using palm kernel oil; fresh and recovered from spent bleaching earth
Palm kernel oil (PKO) was recovered from spent bleaching earth with a yield of 16 %, using n-hexane while the fresh oil was extracted from palm kernel with n-hexane and a yield of 40.23% wasExpand
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Adsorption of Rhodamine B Dye from Aqueous Solution on Irvingia gabonensis Biomass: Kinetics and Thermodynamics Studies
Raw Irvingia gabonenses (dika nut) (DN) and its acid-treated form(ADN) were used for the uptake of rhodamineB(RhB) dye from aqueous solution. The adsorbents were characterized by Fourier transformExpand
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Isovitexin from Kigelia pinnata a potential ecofriendly nematicidal agent 67
Synthetic pesticides are usually environmentally hazardous. In an attempt to obtain an eco-friendly alternative to synthetic nematicidal agents, isovitexin, a flavonoid glycoside isolated fromExpand
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Green synthesis and characterisation of natural antiseptic soaps from the oils of underutilised tropical seed
Abstract The maintenance of beautiful skin and hair is the desire of many people all over the world, thus, the application of safe cosmetic products is inevitable. Natural cosmetics containingExpand
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A cembranoid diterpene from Cleome viscosa
Abstract A new macrocyclic diterpene (3 E ,7 E ,11 E )-20-oxocembra-3,7,11,15-tetraen-19-oic acid (cleomaldeic acid), has been isolated from Cleome viscosa .
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Effect of plant essential oils as acaricides against the poultry red mite, Dermanyssus gallinae, with special focus on exposure time.
Essential oils from thyme and cade have been shown to be effective acaricides against the poultry red mite, Dermanyssus gallinae (De Geer) when tested over a 24h period. Data on the actual rate ofExpand
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FORMATION OF NATURAL THIOPHENE DERIVATIVES FROM ACETYLENES BY TAGETES PATULA
Abstract Six tritium-labelled thiophene derivatives were synthesized and their emulsions were applied to whole plants of Tagetes patula . From the root extra
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