Chemical composition and antibacterial activity of Gongronema latifolium

@article{Eleyinmi2007ChemicalCA,
  title={Chemical composition and antibacterial activity of Gongronema latifolium},
  author={Afolabi F. Eleyinmi},
  journal={Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE B},
  year={2007},
  volume={8},
  pages={352-358}
}
Chemical composition of Gongronema latifolium leaves was determined using standard methods. Aqueous and methanol G. latifolium extracts were tested against thirteen pathogenic bacterial isolates. Crude protein, lipid extract, ash, crude fibre and nitrogen free extractives obtained are: 27.2%, 6.07%, 11.6%, 10.8% and 44.3% dry matter respectively. Potassium, sodium, calcium, phosphorus and cobalt contents are 332, 110, 115, 125 and 116 mg/kg respectively. Dominant essential amino acids are… CONTINUE READING
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