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Elemental and chemical composition of Moringa oleifera husk extracts

Jami, Mohammed Saedi and Ahmad, Mani Malam and Abayomi, Olalere Olusegun and Ngabura, Mohammed (2019) Elemental and chemical composition of Moringa oleifera husk extracts. Journal of Chemical Engineering and Industrial Biotechnology, 5 (October 2018 - March 2019). pp. 74-78. ISSN 2600-7347 E-ISSN 0126-8139

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Abstract

Moringa oleifera is a well-known tropical plants with myriads medicinal and nutritional benefits. In this study, the elemental and chemical profiles of husk wastes from moringa plants were spectrometrically elucidated using Liquid Chromatography equipped with an electrospray time-of-flight mass spectrometer (LCMS-QToF) and X-ray Fluorescence analyser. The confirmation of 493 bioactive compounds and two higher concentration of micronutrients indicated the potential of the M. oleifera extracts for medicinal and nutritional purposes. Moreover, the cumulative bioactivities of these chemical and elemental constituents are responsible for the numerous therapeutic functions of moringa husk as reported by many researchers. The elemental and chemical profile could therefore provide lead for future investigation.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 5545/78686
Uncontrolled Keywords: Moringa oleifera, Maceration, LCMS-QToF, X-ray, fluorescence
Subjects: T Technology > TP Chemical technology > TP155 Chemical engineering
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Biotechnology Engineering
Kulliyyah of Engineering
Depositing User: Professor Dr. Mohammed Saedi Jami, PhD CEng MIChemE
Date Deposited: 24 Feb 2020 12:30
Last Modified: 24 Feb 2020 12:30
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/78686

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