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Petrography and Geochemistry of the Rocks in Lodwar, Kenya and their Influences on Groundwater Quality
Rock geochemistry influences groundwater quality and the aquifer processes of an area. The geology of the study area comprises quartzo-feldspathic gneiss and biotite gneiss of the Precambrian basement, sedimentary Turkana ...
Occurrence and Distribution of Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers in Water from Nairobi River Basin, Kenya, East Africa
Polybrominated diphenyl ethers are linked to adverse health effects that include thyroid hormone disruption, neuro-developmental deficit, abnormal pregnancy, and potential carcinogens. This study was aimed at assessing the ...
In Vitro Antimicrobial and Antiproliferative Activities of the Root Bark Extract and Isolated Chemical Constituents of Zanthoxylum Paracanthum Kokwaro (Rutaceae)
(University of Nairobi, 2020)
Abstract: Zanthoxylum paracanthum Kokwaro (Rutaceae) is an endemic Kenyan and Tanzanian plant used in folk medicine by local populations. Although other Zanthoxylum species have been studied, only Z. paracantum stem ...
Prioritization of Loita Maasai Medicinal Plants for Conservation
(University of Nairobi, 2021)
Medicinal plants provide biodiversity-based ecosystem services including health to many communities around the world and therefore, medicinal plant conservation is vital for sus- tainability. Here, we identify medicinal ...