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Eucleanal A and B: Two new napthalene derivatives from Euclea divinorum
Abstract Two new naphthalene derivatives named eucleanal A and B (1 and 2) were isolated from Euclea divinorum. The structures of the new compounds were elucidated by detailed spectroscopic analysisExpand
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Parasitic nematode Meloidogyne incognita interactions with different Capsicum annum cultivars reveal the chemical constituents modulating root herbivory
Plant volatile signatures are often used as cues by herbivores to locate their preferred hosts. Here, we report on the volatile organic compounds used by the subterranean root-knot nematode (RKN)Expand
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Antiplasmodial activity of compounds from Drypetes gerrardii
0009-3130/12/4802-0339 2012 Springer Science+Business Media, Inc. 1) Department of Chemistry, Kenyatta University, P.O. Box 43844-00100, Nairobi, Kenya; 2) Department of Chemistry, UniversitatExpand
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Drypetdimer A: A New Flavone Dimer from Drypetes gerrardii
A new flavone dimer, drypetdimer A (1), was isolated from Drypetes gerrardii J. Hutch. The structure of the new compound was elucidated by detailed spectroscopic analysis such as 1H, 13C NMR, COSY,Expand
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Removal of Lead Ions and Turbidity from Waste Water by Adsorbent Materials Derived from Cactus Leaves
The current work explores simple ways of developing cheap adsorbents materials from Cactus, a plant easily found in dry and semi-arid regions for use in water purification. The adsorption capacityExpand
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Adsorption Kinetics and Isotherms of Methylene Blue by Geopolymers Derived from Common Clay and Rice Husk Ash
With the onset of industrialization mankind has witnessed various environmental issues in the society. Industrialization has not only brought development and prosperity but eventually disturbed theExpand
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Chemical constituents from the root bark of Ozoroa insignis
The roots of Ozoroa insignis Del. (Heeria insignis Del.) (Anacardiaceae) are used as a remedy for diarrhea, venereal diseases, tapeworm and hookworm, schistosomiasis, kidney trouble, migraine, andExpand
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Responses of Glossina pallidipes and Glossina morsitans morsitans tsetse flies to analogues of δ-octalactone and selected blends.
Previous studies have shown that δ-octalactone is an important component of the tsetse-refractory waterbuck (Kobus defassa) repellent odour blend. In the present study, structure-activity comparisonExpand
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Adsorption of Cadmium Ions on Geopolymers Derived from Ordinary Clay and Rice Husk Ash
The presence of heavy metals in water is of growing concern. One crucial global strain is the existing disparity in water distribution resulting into millions of people lacking access to safe cleanExpand
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