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Articles by O.O. Aiyelaagbe
Total Records ( 2 ) for O.O. Aiyelaagbe
  O.O. Aiyelaagbe , B.A. Adeniyi , O.F. Fatunsin and B.D. Arimah
  Jatropha curcas is an ornamental plant which is also employed to cure various infections in traditional medicine. The hexane, ethyl acetate and methanol extracts of this plant were analysed phytochemically and screened against different microorganisms responsible for various infections especially sexually transmitted diseases. Phytochemical analysis of the extracts revealed the presence of many secondary metabolites including steroids, alkaloids and saponins. The extracts and purified fractions displayed potent antimicrobial activity against the target organisms giving MIC as low as 0.75 μg mL-1. The results confirmed the potency of this plant in treating infections including sexually transmitted infections.
  O.O. Aiyelaagbe and Paul M. Osamudiamen
  Mangifera indica (Edward variety) from Ibadan, Oyo State were screened for the presence of chemically active compounds by standard methods. The results revealed the presence of saponin, steroids, tannin, flavonoid, reducing sugars, cardiac glycosides and anthraquinone. Alkaloids was not detected from any of the leaves extract under study. We recommend further research on this plant leaves for possible isolation and characterization of the various chemical active substances.
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