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Gum Isolation from the Seeds of Brachystegia eurycoma Harms and its Synergistic Studies with Cassava and Maize Starches

Author Details Okenwa Uchenna Igwe1* and Louis M. Nwokocha2  1Department of Chemistry, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, P.M.B. 7267 Umuahia,  Abia State, Nigeria. 2Department of Chemistry, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria. Abstract Gum was isolated from the seeds of Brachystegia eurycoma Harms with excess cold isopropanol. The gum constituted 38.1% of the seed endosperm. Proximate composition of the gum showed ... Read More »

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