Original Research Article Analytical chemistry
1. Levels of Castor Oil-Induced Diarrhoea in Rats Treated with Leaf Extract of Corchorus olitorius Linn and Aerial Part Extract of Scoporia dulcis Linn

Hamidu Usman; Blessing Oluchukwu; Faisal Bello; Muhammad Tijjani; Kyari Sanda; Halima Umar; Sule Ibrahim

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, Pages 1-8

http://dx.doi.org/10.33945/SAMI/AJCA.2020.1.1

Abstract
  This study reports the phytochemical constituents and anti-diarrhoeal potentials of leafextracts of Corchorus olitorius Linn. (Malvaceae) and that of aerial part of Scoporia dulcis Linn. (Lantaginaceae) in rats. Samples were collected in December, 2016 from Nnewi-ichi, Nnewi, Anambra State and Mandara-Abdu, ...  Read More

Levels of Castor Oil-Induced Diarrhoea in Rats Treated with Leaf Extract of Corchorus olitorius Linn and Aerial Part Extract of Scoporia dulcis Linn


Original Research Article Organic Chemistry
2. Nutritional and Structural Evaluation of Sweitenia Mycrophylla Exudate Gum: A Potential Excipient and Food Additive

Adeyanju Olusola; Joshua Nebula Chukwu

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, Pages 9-14

http://dx.doi.org/10.33945/SAMI/AJCA.2020.1.2

Abstract
  Nutritional and structural analysis of S. mycrophylla were investigated using standard methods. Elemental analysis of the  purified  S. mycrophylla gum sample  revealed the content of potassium, sodium, calcium, manganese, magnesium, iron and zinc to be 600.0 ± 1.52 mg/g, 300.23 ...  Read More

Nutritional and Structural Evaluation of Sweitenia Mycrophylla Exudate Gum: A Potential Excipient and Food Additive


Original Research Article Analytical chemistry
3. Spectrophotometric Determination of Selenium (IV) Using 4,5-diamino-o-xylene as a New Chromogenic Reagent

Mehdi Tavancheh; Asadollah Beiraghi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, Pages 15-23

http://dx.doi.org/10.33945/SAMI/AJCA.2020.1.3

Abstract
  A simple, rapid, and sensitive spectrophotometric method for the determination of selenium (IV) based on the formation of a 1:2 complex with 4,5-diamino-o-xylene (DAX) as a new sensitive and selective chromogenic reagent is developed. The DAX reacts with selenium (IV) in the presence of citric acid to ...  Read More

Spectrophotometric Determination of Selenium (IV) Using 4,5-diamino-o-xylene as a New Chromogenic Reagent


Original Research Article Analytical chemistry
4. Carbon Paste Electrodes for Oxomemazine Hydrochloride: Fabrication and Evaluation

Naglaa Mahmoud Mohamed; Yousry Moustafa Issa; Nabila Shehata Mohamed; Hussein Shaban Mohamed; Sayed Abdelkader Ahmed

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, Pages 24-35

http://dx.doi.org/10.33945/SAMI/AJCA.2020.1.4

Abstract
  The evaluation of oxomemazine hydrochloride (OXCl) prepared in carbon paste electrodes is reported in detail. There are many practical techniques and experiments for electrode preparation one of them is mixing of the ion-pair with ion pairing agent. Prepared  electrodes gave satisfactory data in ...  Read More

Carbon Paste Electrodes for Oxomemazine Hydrochloride: Fabrication and Evaluation


Original Research Article Organic Chemistry
5. Synthesis of Acrylonitrile Based High Internal Phase Emulsion Monoliths and their Application in Recovery of Heavy Metal Ions

Abdul Wasif Shaikh; Sarika Deokar; Khudbudin Mulani; Nayaku Chavan; Chelanattu Raman Rajan; Surendra Ponrathnam

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, Pages 36-48

http://dx.doi.org/10.33945/SAMI/AJCA.2020.1.5

Abstract
  Polymeric monoliths based on acrylonitrile-divinyl benzene were synthesized successfully by high internal phase emulsion (HIPE) polymerization. Highly porous polyHIPEs were prepared by variation in oil to water ratio as well as type and concentration of porogens. The porogens  evaluated were toluene, ...  Read More

Synthesis of Acrylonitrile Based High Internal Phase Emulsion Monoliths and their Application in Recovery of Heavy Metal Ions


Original Research Article Engineering
6. Recovering Gas Flares from the 12th Gas Phase of the South Pars Gas Refinery

Kiumars Hashemi fard; Mojtaba Shafiee

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, Pages 49-57

http://dx.doi.org/10.33945/SAMI/AJCA.2020.1.6

Abstract
  In this study, the economical value of flared gases in gas phase 12 gas refinery was investigated. The economy itself has been examined from two perspectives. The first view on the conversion of fired gases to electrical energy and its revenue generation using the McLaren method. In the second view, ...  Read More

Recovering Gas Flares from the 12th Gas Phase of the South Pars Gas Refinery


Original Research Article Organic Chemistry
7. Molecular Modeling of 3-(1,3-Dioxoisoindolin-2-yl)benzyl Nitrate and its Molecular Docking Study with Phosphodiesterase-5 (PDE5)

Mehdi Nabati; Vida Bodaghi-Namileh

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, Pages 58-69

http://dx.doi.org/10.33945/SAMI/AJCA.2020.1.7

Abstract
  In this study, the electronic properties of the novel medicinal compound 3-(1,3-dioxoisoindolin-2-yl) benzyl nitrate as a treatment of sickle cell disease are obtained using density functional theory (DFT) method. In first step, the molecular structure of the title compound is optimized at B3LYP/6-311++G(d,p) ...  Read More

Molecular Modeling of 3-(1,3-Dioxoisoindolin-2-yl)benzyl Nitrate and its Molecular Docking Study with Phosphodiesterase-5 (PDE5)


Review Article Physical chemistry
8. Carbon Dioxide Electrochemical Reduction over Metal and Metal Free Nanostructures: Recent Progress and Future Perspective

Fawad Ahmad

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, Pages 70-93

http://dx.doi.org/10.33945/SAMI/AJCA.2020.1.8

Abstract
  Research in the area of electrocatalytic reduction of CO2 to value-added products has grown briskly in the past few decades. This is due to the increasing amount of CO2 in the atmosphere and a steady rise in global fuel demand. Serious efforts are urgently needed to minimize to CO2 emission and enhance ...  Read More

Carbon Dioxide Electrochemical Reduction over Metal and Metal Free Nanostructures: Recent Progress and Future Perspective


Original Research Article Analytical chemistry
9. Comparative Assessment of Trace and Heavy Metals in Available Drinking Water From Different Sources in the Centre of Lagos and off Town (Ikorodu LGA) of Lagos State, Nigeria

Ogbuneke Christian Chika; Ezeibeanu Amara Prince

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, Pages 94-104

http://dx.doi.org/10.33945/SAMI/AJCA.2020.1.9

Abstract
  The analysis of heavy metals in drinking water from different sources in Lagos state, Nigeria were determined with a view of comparing the effects of level of Industrialization, population density and urbanization on the water quality in the centre of Lagos and off town of Lagos (Ikorodu LGA, a relatively ...  Read More

Comparative Assessment of Trace and Heavy Metals in Available Drinking Water From Different Sources in the Centre of Lagos and off Town (Ikorodu LGA) of Lagos State, Nigeria


Original Research Article
10. Comparison of Elemental Contents of Some Edible Plant Leaves in Hong Local Government Area of Adamawa State, Nigeria

Kadam Tadzabia; Blessed Jen Dimas

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, Pages 105-110

http://dx.doi.org/10.33945/SAMI/AJCA.2020.1.10

Abstract
  The elemental contents of Ficus sycomorus, Celtis interifolia, Balanites eagyptiaca, Vitex doniana and Haemtostaphis barteri leaves were investigated from Hong Local Government Area of Adamawa state. Atomic absorption spectrophotometer (AAS) was used to determine the elemental level in the plants. For ...  Read More

Comparison of Elemental Contents of Some Edible Plant Leaves in Hong Local Government Area of Adamawa State, Nigeria