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Speciation Of Cadmium and Lead in Garage Soils From Ngara- Nairobi and Their Levels in Nearby Vegetables and Water
(International Journal of Physical and Social Sciences, 2014-03)
Mismanagement of chemical wastes from light industries and motor vehicle garages results to pollution of the natural environment and poses substantial danger to public health and welfare. The present study reports levels ...
Efficacy of 13 medicinal plants used by indigenous communities around Lake Victoria, Kenya, against tuberculosis, diarrhoea aausing bacteria and candida albicans
Aims: To investigate Crude methanol extracts of 13 medicinal plants obtained through an ethnobotanical survey against 4 strains of mycobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis, M. kansasii, M. fortuitum and M. smegmatis), Salmonella ...
Insights for the Management of Different Locust Species from New Findings on the Chemical Ecology of the Desert Locust
(Cambridge University Press, 2011-09-19)
Recent studies on the chemical ecology of the desert locust, Schistocerca gregaria, have unravelled a rich and complex system of pheromonal and other semiochemical-mediated communication in this insect. The key pheromones ...
Anti-protozoal and structure-activity relationships of chemical constituents of Acridocarpus chloropterus Oliver (Malpighiaceae) from Tanzania
(Universal Research Publications, 2013)
Chromatographic separation of Acridocarpus chloropterus extract led to the isolation and identification of five triterpenes: β-sitosterol (1), stigmasterol (2), friedelin (3), oleanolic acid (4), ursolic acid (5); and five ...
Non-epec typable escherichia coli serotypes causing urinary tract infections at a University community clinic, Nairobi, Kenya
(International Journal of Pharma and Bio Sciences, 2010)
Escherichia coli is the predominant cause of urinary tract infections, and is gaining prominence in medical practice due to increasing resistance to widely used antimicrobials including some specified in the world Health ...