International Journal of Pharmacy and Chemistry

Volume 6, Issue 5, September 2020

  • Analysis and Health Risk Assessment of Sodium Benzoate and Potassium Sorbate in Selected Fruit Juice and Soft Drink Brands in Nigeria

    Asabe Mercy Magomya, Gary Garbunga Yebpella, Ucheoma Chidinma Okpaegbe, Odiba John Oko, Sunday Bature Gambo

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 5, September 2020
    Pages: 54-59
    Received: Sep. 02, 2020
    Accepted: Sep. 18, 2020
    Published: Oct. 07, 2020
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    Abstract: Sodium benzoate and potassium sorbate are chemical preservatives commonly used in fruit juice and soft drinks. In this study, a total of 20 commercial brands of such beverages in Nigeria were analysed for Sodium benzoate and Potassium sorbate using a UV-Vis spectrophotometric method. Preliminary validation of the method revealed good accuracy and p... Show More
  • Study of Amino Acid Composition of Prunus Domestica Fruits Pectin Complex

    Larysa Lenchyk, Taras Upyr, Shahm Mohammed, Mykola Komisarenko

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 5, September 2020
    Pages: 60-64
    Received: Jul. 22, 2020
    Accepted: Aug. 24, 2020
    Published: Oct. 26, 2020
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    Abstract: Medicines on the basis of herbs are increasingly used for treating of many diseases and provide the following actions laxative, hepatoprotective, membrane stabilizing and antimicrobial. The plant Prunus domestica L., family Rosaceae is widely cultivated worldwide. The recent studies have shown that fruits have antioxidant, anticancer, antihyperglyc... Show More