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Studies of the Chemical Constituents of the Fruit-rind of Picralima nitida (Apocynaceae) and Screening of its Antimicrobial Potency

Author Details Okenwa Uchenna Igwe1*and Yusuf Ozovehe Usman2 1Department of Chemistry, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, P.M.B. 7267 Umuahia, Abia State, Nigeria, 2Instrumentation Unit, National Research Institute for Chemical Technology, Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria Abstract The ethanolic extract of the fruit-rind of Picralima nitida was analyzed by Gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS). Seven different phytochemical compounds have been characterized, including : 1,2,3,5-cyclohexanetetrol(23.04%), alpha-methyl ... Read More »

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