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Communication in Physical Sciences 2020, 5(3): 337-342
Authors: Isyaku, Isaac A. Bello, George I. Ndukwe and I. G. Kizito
Received 29 May 2020/Accepted 20 June 2020
Adenodolichos paniculatus leaves were collected, identified, dried and pulverized. The pulverized plant material was subjected to microwave-assisted extraction using n-hexane, chloroform, ethyl acetate and methanol. Column chromatography of the ethyl acetate extract led to a number of fractions. TLC finger printing and the spraying reagent (10 H2SO4) was used to study the different fractions. This isolation and purification afforded a yellow crystalline powder which was subjected to physical (melting point determination), and spectroscopic identification using IR, 1D, and 2D-NMR. The compound was identified as nonanoic acid
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