American Journal of Polymer Science and Technology

Volume 6, Issue 4, December 2020

  • The Effects of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) on Environment and Molecular Techniques to Minimize Its Risk

    Girma Haile, Mulugeta Adamu, Tadele Tekle

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 4, December 2020
    Pages: 32-39
    Received: Nov. 13, 2020
    Accepted: Dec. 01, 2020
    Published: Dec. 11, 2020
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    Abstract: Biotechnology is the application of scientific techniques to modify and improve plants, animals, and microorganisms to enhance their value. Genetically modified organism (GMO) is any organism whose genetic material has been altered using genetic engineering techniques. Transgenic technology deals with the integration of exogenous DNA into the plant... Show More
  • Extraction of Dye from Detarium microcarpum and Its Application on Leather

    Abubakar Sanusi

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 4, December 2020
    Pages: 40-48
    Received: Nov. 16, 2020
    Accepted: Dec. 01, 2020
    Published: Dec. 31, 2020
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    Abstract: The present research is aimed at extraction of dye from the seed of Detarium microcarpum (taura). The dye was extracted by soxhlet extractor using ethanol as the solvent. The dye produced was analyzed for its solubility, PH, functional group, and phytochemicals. The result of the solubility shows that the dye extracts have different solubility in d... Show More