Ijeoma Okoro

Ijeoma Okoro
Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi | UAM · Department of Chemistry

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Ijeoma Okoro currently works at the Department of Chemistry, Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi. Ijeoma does research in Natural products Chemistry, Spectroscopy and Organic Chemistry. Their most recent publication is 'Isolation and Characterisation of Stigmasterol and β–Sitosterol from Anthocleista djalonensis A. Chev.'.

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Aim: Several medicinal uses have been reported for Anthocleista djalonensis and many types of pure compounds have been isolated. However, the anti-cancer activity of this plant has not been proven. The aim of this study was to screen for the phytochemicals present in the rootn-hexane, ethyl acetate, and acetone extracts of Anthocleista djalonensis,...
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This study investigated the claims of traditional practitioners in the use of Anthocleista djalonensis for the treatment of various diseases and infections in Benue State, Nigeria. The leaves of the plant were collected; air dried; pulverized and successively extracted using hexane, ethyl acetate, ethanol and methanol by microwave assisted method....

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Isolate, purify and identify chemical compound(s) in the extracts and fractions of plants, Characterize and elucidate by Spectroscopic analysis the purified compounds and Evaluate the in vitro anti-malarial, tb, HIV and cancer activities