Original Research Article Analytical chemistry
1. Determination of Clozapine by Air Assisted Dispersive Liquid-Liquid Microextraction Based on Solidification of Organic Droplet Followed by HPLC in Human Serum

Amir Hosein Mohammad shafiee; Mohammad Reza Mohammad shafiee

Volume 3, Issue 2, pp. 111-236 , March and April 2020, Pages 111-121

http://dx.doi.org/10.33945/SAMI/AJCA.2020.2.1

Abstract
  Due to the challenges of maintaining serum levels in a safe therapeutic range (1–3 μM), Clozapine is one of the most promising medications for managing schizophrenia. Recently the barrier to the broader use of clozapine has been recognized to be the measurement of clozapine levels, which is ...  Read More

Determination of Clozapine by Air Assisted Dispersive Liquid-Liquid Microextraction Based on Solidification of Organic Droplet Followed by HPLC in Human Serum


Original Research Article Physical chemistry
2. Absolute Prediction of the Melting and Freezing Points of Saturated Hydrocarbons Using Their Molar Masses and Atume’s Series

Atume Emmanuel Terhemen

Volume 3, Issue 2, pp. 111-236 , March and April 2020, Pages 122-130

http://dx.doi.org/10.33945/SAMI/AJCA.2020.2.2

Abstract
  This study was conducted to apply the Atume’s series in the absolute prediction of melting and freezing points of a wide range of saturated liquid and solid hydrocarbons. The calculated results that were obtained, shows that a range of 92% to 99% accuracy was theoretically achieved when compared ...  Read More

Absolute Prediction of the Melting and Freezing Points of Saturated Hydrocarbons Using Their Molar Masses and Atume’s Series


Original Research Article Engineering
3. An Improved Escherichia Coli Bacterium Detection in Microchannel Based on Dielectrophoresis Impedance Measurements

Alireza Ebrahimi; Morteza Fathipour; Maryam Fathollahzadeh

Volume 3, Issue 2, pp. 111-236 , March and April 2020, Pages 131-145

http://dx.doi.org/10.33945/SAMI/AJCA.2020.2.3

Abstract
  In this study, a bacterial detection technique utilizing benefits of both positive and negative dielectrophoresis has been simulated with COMSOL Multiphysics. The two dimensional proposed model has six microelectrodes across microfluidic channel. Four of them were positioned on the upper side and the ...  Read More

An Improved Escherichia Coli Bacterium Detection in Microchannel Based on Dielectrophoresis Impedance Measurements


Original Research Article Organic Chemistry
4. In Situ Generation of Ammonia: an Efficient Catalyst for the Synthesis of Phenol-Aniline-Formaldehyde Resol Resin

Apparav Wale; Khudbudin Mulani; Kamini Donde; Surendra Ponrathnam; Nayaku Chavan

Volume 3, Issue 2, pp. 111-236 , March and April 2020, Pages 146-158

http://dx.doi.org/10.33945/SAMI/AJCA.2020.2.4

Abstract
  A novel method developed for the synthesis of resol based phenol-aniline-formaldehyde (PAF) resins by in situ generation of ammonia using magnesium hydroxide and ammonium chloride as reagents in the presence of phenol, aniline and formaldehyde. The synthesized PAF resol resins were characterized by IR, ...  Read More

In Situ Generation of Ammonia: an Efficient Catalyst for the Synthesis of Phenol-Aniline-Formaldehyde Resol Resin


Original Research Article Inorganic chemistry
5. Optimized Rhodium Dissolution Process Using Aqua Regia

Tejas Shyam; Akshay Ajit; Rakesh Jangid

Volume 3, Issue 2, pp. 111-236 , March and April 2020, Pages 159-164

http://dx.doi.org/10.33945/SAMI/AJCA.2020.2.5

Abstract
  The present paper focuses on a unique, optimized process of completely dissolving rhodium that can be employed on a large scale. Dissolution of rhodium has always been a challenging aspect of rhodium metallurgy due to its poor solubility even in mineral acids under ordinary conditions. In this paper, ...  Read More

Optimized Rhodium Dissolution Process Using Aqua Regia


Original Research Article Engineering
6. Optimization of Naphtha Hydro-Threating Unit with Continuous Resuscitation Due to the Optimum Temperature of Octanizer Unit Reactors

Amir Samimi; Soroush Zarinabadi; Amir Hossein Shahbazi Kootenaei; Alireza Azimi; Masoumeh Mirzaei

Volume 3, Issue 2, pp. 111-236 , March and April 2020, Pages 165-180

http://dx.doi.org/10.33945/SAMI/AJCA.2020.2.6

Abstract
  In this study, the processes led to the production of gasoline and reactions resulting in increasing the octane number in the catalytic conversion unit with continuous resuscitation has been described first then simulated with Petrochem software. Considering all the research and investigations, the best ...  Read More

Optimization of Naphtha Hydro-Threating Unit with Continuous Resuscitation Due to the Optimum Temperature of Octanizer Unit Reactors


Original Research Article Applied Chemistry
7. Environmental Analysis of Arsenic in Water, Soil and Food Materials from Highly Contaminated Area of Alampur Village, Amjhupi Union, Meherpur

Tanvir Ahsan Haque; Maliha Tabassum; Md Jamilur Rahman; Mohd Nur E Alam Siddique; Md Golam Mostafa; Md Abdul Khalaque; Zainal Abedine; Hoda Hamidi

Volume 3, Issue 2, pp. 111-236 , March and April 2020, Pages 181-191

http://dx.doi.org/10.33945/SAMI/AJCA.2020.2.7

Abstract
  Bangladesh is a riverine country where arsenic bearing silt and sediments coming from Himalayas via different rivers (the Padma, Jamuna and Meghna) gets deposited in the groundwater aquifers at different locations of Bangladesh. Groundwater is the most dependent form of sources for drinking in this ...  Read More

Environmental Analysis of Arsenic in Water, Soil and Food Materials from Highly Contaminated Area of Alampur Village, Amjhupi Union, Meherpur


Review Article Catalyst
8. Comparison of Chemical and Biological Properties of Metal Nanoparticles (Au, Ag), with Metal Oxide Nanoparticles (ZnO-NPs) and their Applications

Wanisa Abdussalam-Mohammed

Volume 3, Issue 2, pp. 111-236 , March and April 2020, Pages 192-210

http://dx.doi.org/10.33945/SAMI/AJCA.2020.2.8

Abstract
  Biological application of nanoparticles (NPs) is a rapidly developing area of nanotechnology, providing new possibilities in the diagnosis and treatment of human diseases. Nowadays, NPs have shown abilities to be used as alternative treatment for difficult diseases. Therefore, it is important to understand ...  Read More

Comparison of Chemical and Biological Properties of Metal Nanoparticles (Au, Ag), with Metal Oxide Nanoparticles (ZnO-NPs) and their Applications


Original Research Article Applied Chemistry
9. Pesticide in Soil and Rice Crop from North of Iran: Concentration and Risk Assessment

Fatemeh Ghanbari; Seyed Masoud Monavari; Maryam Kiani Sadr; Razieh Rahimi; Hanieh Mirbolooki

Volume 3, Issue 2, pp. 111-236 , March and April 2020, Pages 211-220

http://dx.doi.org/10.33945/SAMI/AJCA.2020.2.9

Abstract
  Rice is a major diet and staple food in Iran. The most common organophosphorus pesticide used in rice paddies of this area is diazinon. The objective of this research is to determine the concentration of diazinon in soil and rice grains and specify health risk assessment of diazinon in rice when marketed. ...  Read More

Pesticide in Soil and Rice Crop from North of Iran: Concentration and Risk Assessment


Original Research Article Analytical chemistry
10. Pesticide Residues Detected in Selected Crops, Fish and Soil from Irrigation Sites in the Upper East Region of Ghana

Samson Abah Abagale; Sampson Atiemo; Felix Kofi Abagale; Alex Ampofo; Charles Yaw Amoah; Sylvanus Aguree; Yaw Osei

Volume 3, Issue 2, pp. 111-236 , March and April 2020, Pages 221-236

http://dx.doi.org/10.33945/SAMI/AJCA.2020.2.10

Abstract
  Crops, soil and fish from irrigation farms were investigated in the Upper East Region of Ghana. Questionnaire was administered to collect pesticide use information from farmers, and tomatoes, okro, pepper and garden eggs as well as fish and soil samples were collected and analysed using Gas Chromatography-Electron ...  Read More

Pesticide Residues Detected in Selected Crops, Fish and Soil from Irrigation Sites in the Upper East Region of Ghana