Volume 8 Issue 4

Morula Leaf Extract Mediated Synthesis of Silver Nanoparticles and their Application in the Analysis of SCN− Based on Inhibition of the Nanozyme Activity on 3,3’,5,5’-Tetramethylbenzidine (TMB) by the Silver Nanoparticles

Oratile Semong and Bareki Shima Batlokwa
The monitoring of thiocyanate (SCN−) in food is of consumer health and safety relevance. In this work, a colorimetric method for the detection of SCN− in milk using a silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) nanozyme is presented.

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Potential Sources of Natural Antioxidants and Antimicrobials: Comparative Analysis of Turmeric (Curcuma longa) Extracts from Different Solvent Extraction Systems

Jolly Oder Akullo, Beatrice N Kiage-Mokua, Dorothy Nakimbugwe, Jeremiah Ng’ang’a and John Kinyuru
Phytochemical content and activity of organic and aqueous extracts of turmeric (Curcuma longa) was studied to determine their potential for use as natural antioxidants and antimicrobials for therapeutic and food applications.

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