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    • Antimicrobial napthoquinones from the roots of aloe secundiflora 

      Induli, Martha; Cheloti, Michael; Wasuna, Antonina; Wekesa, Ingrid; Wanjohi, John; Byamukama, Robert; Heydenreich, Matthias; Makayoto, Moses; Yenesew, Abiy (University of Nairobi, 2013-12)
      Two new naphthoquinones, 5 - hydroxy - 3,6 - dimethoxy - 2 - methylnaphthalene - 1,4 - dione ( 1 ) and 5,8 - dihydroxy - 3 - methoxy - 2 - methylnaphthalene - 1,4 - dione ( 2 ), were ...
    • Establishing crystallography and nanotechnology in Kenya 

      Gitari, Patricia W; Yenesew, Abiy (University of Nairobi, 2014)
      The competitive edge of any developing nation lies heavily in its investment in technology. With the enactment of Science, Technolog y and Innovation Act 2012, the Government of Kenya has committed to a substantial ...
    • Rotenoid derivatives from Kenyan Millettia and Derris species as larvicidal agents 

      Yenesew, Abiy; Kiplagat, John T; Mushibe, Eluid K; Derese, Solomon; Midiwo, Jacob O; Kabaru, JM; Heydenreich, Matthias; Peter, Martin G (Department of Chemistry, University of NairobiDepartment of Zoology, University of Nairobi,, 2000)
      Rotenone (1), one of the most extensively used natural insecticides, was reported to be highly toxic to the 4th instar larvae of Aedes aegypti (Abe et al., 1985). The insecticidal activities of rotenone and some other ...