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American Journal of Analytical Chemistry

Application of Desert Date (Balanites aegyptiaca) Seed Oil as Potential Raw Material in the Formulation of Soap and Lotion

Authors: Charity Uren Zang, Alexander Asanja Jock, Hassan Ibrahim Garba, Yarkasuwa Istifanus Chindo ABSTRACT Balanites aegyptiaca has multiplicity of uses and almost every part of the plant is useful including its flowers, leaves, bark, root and fruit. In this study, … Continue reading

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Evaluation of Standards and Interfering Compounds in the Determination of Phenolics by Folin-Ciocalteu Assay Method for Effective Bioprocessing of Biomass

Authors: Krishna Prasad Bastola, Yadhu Nath Guragain, Vamsi Bhadriraju, Praveen Venkata Vadlani ABSTRACT Folin Ciocalteu (F-C) assay is the most widely used and convenient method to determine the total phenolics content in foods, herbs, and other plant extracts. Different phenolics … Continue reading

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Effect of Skin Pigmentation on Near Infrared Spectroscopy

Author(s): Luke Couch, Mellisa Roskosky, Brett A. Freedman, Michael S. Shuler ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of skin pigmentation regarding Near Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS) tissue oxygen saturation values (StO2). The study examined NIRS values … Continue reading

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Response to “A plague of Brazilian science: second class articles”

The Brasilian weekly news magazine VEJA (“look at it”) published in São Paulo and distributed throughout the country [1] published an article titled “Uma praga da ciência brasileira: os artigos de segunda” similar to: “A plague of Brazilian science: second … Continue reading

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Buried Hydrothermal Systems: The Potential Role of Supercritical Water,“ScriW”, in Various Geological Processes and Occurrences in the Sub-Surface

Author(s) Martin Hovland, Håkon Rueslåtten, Hans Konrad Johnsen ABSTRACT It is well known that seawater that migrates deep into the Earth’s crust will pass into its supercritical domain at temperatures above 407°C and pressures above 298 bars. In the oceanic crust, … Continue reading

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