2013

Chemistry for Sustainable Development in Africa

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ISBN: 978-3-642-29641-3 (Print) 978-3-642-29642-0 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

  2. Health; Biodiversity utilisation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-15

      An Overview in Support of Continued Research into Phytomedicine: Past, Present, and Future

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      Pages 17-31

      The Metabolism of Antiparasitic Drugs and Pharmacogenetics in African Populations: From Molecular Mechanisms to Clinical Applications

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      Pages 33-48

      Role of Flavonoid and Isoflavonoid Molecules in Symbiotic Functioning and Host-Plant Defence in the Leguminosae

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      Pages 49-67

      Sustainable Biodiesel Production Using Wastewater Streams and Microalgae in South Africa

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      Pages 69-78

      Antifungal Properties of Plant Extract and Density on Some Fungal Diseases and Yield of Cowpea

  3. Emerging areas and Technologies:

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 79-79

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      Pages 81-103

      Promoting the Development of Computational Chemistry Research: Motivations, Challenges, Options and Perspectives

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      Pages 105-122

      Geochemistry for Sustainable Development in Africa: Zimbabwe Case Study

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      Pages 123-158

      Relevance of Nanotechnology to Africa: Synthesis, Applications, and Safety

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      Pages 159-191

      Biotechnology and Nanotechnology: A Means for Sustainable Development in Africa

  4. International collaboration - Relevance for development in Africa:

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 193-193

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      Pages 195-213

      The Role of IPICS in Enhancing Research on the Synthesis and Characterization of Conducting Polymers at Addis Ababa University

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      Pages 215-230

      The International Programme in the Chemical Sciences (IPICS): 40 Years of Support to Chemistry in Africa

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      Pages 231-247

      International Collaboration With a View to Containing Outbreak of Emerging Infectious Diseases Through Bioprospection

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 249-255