International Journal of Bioorganic Chemistry


Volume 2, Issue 4, December 2017

  • Analysis on the Physicochemical Properties of Palm Oil Within Isialangwa Local Government Area of Abia State, Nigeria

    Nwosu-Obieogu Kenechi, Aguele Felix, Chiemenem Linus, Adekunle Kayode

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 4, December 2017
    Pages: 159-162
    Received: 9 February 2017
    Accepted: 7 April 2017
    Published: 20 May 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijbc.20170204.11
    Abstract: Physichochemical analysis of palm oil purchased from some markets in Isiala-Ngwa local government area was carried out to determine the level of adulteration and compared with SON standard for palm oil. The results obtained showed that the palm oil samples from Umuihie had the lowest moisture content value of 0.14 %, though none of the sample excee... Show More
  • Cd, Zn, Cu, Pb, Co, Ni Phytotoxicity Assessment as Function of Its Substance Polarity Shift

    Nataliia O. Ryzhenko, Sergiy V. Kavetsky, Volodymyr M. Kavetsky

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 4, December 2017
    Pages: 163-173
    Received: 11 February 2017
    Accepted: 25 April 2017
    Published: 20 June 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijbc.20170204.12
    Abstract: In this paper we investigate the use of probit analysis for heavy metals (Pb, Cd, Cu, Zn, Co, Ni) toxicity for spring barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) in sod -podzolic sandy loam soil and chernozem soil. Toxicity of studied reduced in the following order: Cd>Cu>Ni>Co>Zn>Pb (chernozem soil). Tight correlation between studied metals phytoto... Show More
  • Effect of Some Traditional Processing Methods on Nutritional Composition and Alkaloid Content of Lupin Bean

    Yadesa Abeshu, Biadge Kefale

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 4, December 2017
    Pages: 174-179
    Received: 26 July 2017
    Accepted: 7 August 2017
    Published: 30 August 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijbc.20170204.13
    Abstract: Sweet and bitter lupin bean were processed by traditional common processing methods soaking, cooking, fermenting and germinating techniques. The proximate, mineral and alkaloid content of unprocessed, soaked, fermented, germinated and cooked sweet as well as bitter lupin were determined. According to the results crude protein and carbohydrate were ... Show More
  • Physical Properties Changes Accompanies Treating Gasoline Fraction of Petroleum with Synthetic Zeolite

    Mutaz Mohamed Ahmed Elshiekh, Nazar Abdulaziz Elnasri

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 4, December 2017
    Pages: 180-184
    Received: 20 August 2017
    Accepted: 7 September 2017
    Published: 30 November 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijbc.20170204.14
    Abstract: The main aim of this work is to study the physical changes in the gasoline portion of the Sudanese petroleum upon treating with synthetic zeolite. Treating gasoline with zeolites usually performed in order to enhance the octane number of the oil. The octane number measures the degree of the gasoline resist to self-ignition prior to combustion. Gaso... Show More
  • Effect of Foliar Applied Urea on Growth and Yield of Wheat (Triticum Aestivium L.)

    Zohaib Ahmed Wagan, Mahmooda Buriro, Tufail Ahmed Wagan, Zahoor Ahmed Wagan, Sikandar Ali Jamro, Qurat Ul Ain Memon, Shoaib Ahmed Wagan

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 4, December 2017
    Pages: 185-191
    Received: 17 October 2017
    Accepted: 2 November 2017
    Published: 1 December 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijbc.20170204.15
    Abstract: The aim of this study is to assess effect of foliar application of urea on growth and yield of wheat crop. The field experiment was conducted to observe the effect of foliar applied urea on growth and yield of wheat. The experiment was laid out in a three replicated randomized complete block design (RCBD) having net plot size 5×4m= (20 m2). The whe... Show More