Original Research Article
Removal of Aqueous Thiocyanate Anions by Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles
1. Removal of Aqueous Thiocyanate Anions by Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles

Mehran Zargaran; Behrooz Zargar; Saadat Rastegar Zadeh; Rashin Andayesh

Volume 3, Special Issue , Summer 2020, Pages 551-568

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ajca.2020.102701

Abstract
  Dissolved Thiocyanate in drinking water is a source of global health concern. The purpose of the present study was to remove aqueous Thiocyanate anions by using the titanium dioxide ...  Read More
Original Research Article
Determination of Physico-Chemical Parameters of River Majowopa, Sagamu, Ogun State, Nigeria
2. Determination of Physico-Chemical Parameters of River Majowopa, Sagamu, Ogun State, Nigeria

Mary Sunday Dauda; John Olukunle Olaofe

Volume 3, Special Issue , Summer 2020, Pages 569-575

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ajca.2020.103664

Abstract
  In this study, the physicochemical parameters of the river Majowopa were determined. The parameters assessed are temperature, pH, turbidity, conductivity, total dissolved solids (TDS), ...  Read More
Original Research Article
Determination of Novaluron Residues in Soil under Chilli Pepper Ecosystem Using Liquid Chromatography Tandem Mass Spectrometry
3. Determination of Novaluron Residues in Soil under Chilli Pepper Ecosystem Using Liquid Chromatography Tandem Mass Spectrometry

Subhachandrakumar Visal Kumar; Kaitharathu Parameswaran Nair Subhashchandran; Thomas George; Somashekharan Nair Suryamol

Volume 3, Special Issue , Summer 2020, Pages 576-582

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ajca.2020.103665

Abstract
  In this work, the persistence of novaluron (Rimon 10% EC) in soil was studied under the humid tropical chilli pepper ecosystem. Residues of novaluron in soil were determined using the ...  Read More
Original Research Article
Cyclic Voltammetry Studies for the Interaction of CuCl2 with 4-Fluoro Benzoic Acid (FBA) in KBr Aqueous Solutions
4. Cyclic Voltammetry Studies for the Interaction of CuCl2 with 4-Fluoro Benzoic Acid (FBA) in KBr Aqueous Solutions

Essam Arafa Gomaa; Rania Ramadan Zaky; Mai Samir Nouh

Volume 3, Special Issue , Summer 2020, Pages 583-593

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ajca.2020.105310

Abstract
  In this work, cyclic voltammetry studies for Cu (II) ion were carried out to show it`s redox behaviours in 0.1 M KBr and 4-Fluoro benzoic acid. The aim of this research study was to ...  Read More
Original Research Article
Synthesis of Cross-Linked Carboxymethyl Legume Starch for Adsorption of Selected Heavy Metals from Aqueous Solutions
5. Synthesis of Cross-Linked Carboxymethyl Legume Starch for Adsorption of Selected Heavy Metals from Aqueous Solutions

Ayodele Akinterinwa; Ebun Oladele; Albert Adebayo; Olubode Ajayi

Volume 3, Special Issue , Summer 2020, Pages 594-611

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ajca.2020.105801

Abstract
  In this work, legume starch from Kwakil beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) was cross-linked with epichlorohydrin and carboxymethylated with different concentrations of sodium monochloroacetate ...  Read More
Original Research Article
Application of a Novel Surfactant-Modified Natural Nano-Zeolite for Removal of Heavy Metals from Drinking Water
6. Application of a Novel Surfactant-Modified Natural Nano-Zeolite for Removal of Heavy Metals from Drinking Water

Mohammad Reza Mirbaloochzehi; Alireza Rezvani; Abdolreza Samimi; Masoud Shayesteh

Volume 3, Special Issue , Summer 2020, Pages 612-620

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ajca.2020.105803

Abstract
  This work, the application of a surfactant-modified natural nano-clinoptilolite for the removal of several two valances heavy metal cations (i.e., Cu2+, Pb2+, Ni2+, Cd2+, Fe2+ and Zn2+) ...  Read More
Original Research Article
Conventional and Microwave-Assisted Synthesis, Antimicrobial and Antitumor Studies of Tridentate Schiff Base Derived from O-vanillin and Phenyl Urea and its Complexes
7. Conventional and Microwave-Assisted Synthesis, Antimicrobial and Antitumor Studies of Tridentate Schiff Base Derived from O-vanillin and Phenyl Urea and its Complexes

Ali Mostafa Hassan; Ahmed Osman said; Bassem Hussien Heakal; Ahmed Younis; Miral Ahmed Abdelmoaz; Mahmoud Mohamed Abdrabou

Volume 3, Special Issue , Summer 2020, Pages 621-638

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ajca.2020.105996

Abstract
  A tridentate Schiff base ligand (E)-1-(2-hydroxy-3-methoxybenzylidene)-3-phenylurea derived from o-vanillin and phenyl urea in 1:1 molar ratio. Also, the metal complexes of Mn ...  Read More
Original Research Article
Theoretical Investigation of Doping Effect of Fe for SnWO4 in Electronic Structure and Optical Properties: DFT Based First Principle Study
8. Theoretical Investigation of Doping Effect of Fe for SnWO4 in Electronic Structure and Optical Properties: DFT Based First Principle Study

Md Mahmud Hasan; Ajoy Kumer; Unesco Chakma

Volume 3, Special Issue , Summer 2020, Pages 639-644

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ajca.2020.106137

Abstract
  In this work, the electronic band structures, total density of state, partial density of state, and optical properties were investigated using the first principle method for SnWO4 ...  Read More
Original Research Article
Pollution Characteristics and Human Health Risks to Heavy Metals Exposure in Street Dust of Kathmandu, Nepal
9. Pollution Characteristics and Human Health Risks to Heavy Metals Exposure in Street Dust of Kathmandu, Nepal

Amrita Napit; Sudarshana Shakya; Mahesh Shrestha; Ramesh Kaji Shakya; Prem Kumar Shrestha; Achut Ram Pradhananga; Narayan Gopal Ghimire; Dipesh Raj Pant; Pawan Raj Shakya

Volume 3, Special Issue , Summer 2020, Pages 645-662

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ajca.2020.106231

Abstract
  In this work, a total of thirty four (N=34) street dust samples were collected from four different land use zones viz., commercial, heavy traffic, residential and control (undisturbed) ...  Read More
Original Research Article
Adsorption of Methylene Blue onto Acid Modified Raphia Taedigera Seed Activated Carbon
10. Adsorption of Methylene Blue onto Acid Modified Raphia Taedigera Seed Activated Carbon

Emmanuel Folorunso Olasehinde; Segun Michael Abegunde

Volume 3, Special Issue , Summer 2020, Pages 663-679

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ajca.2020.106326

Abstract
  In this work, the possibility of using Raphia taedigera seed as a low-cost adsorbent to remove methylene blue (MB) dye from aqueous solutions was investigated. The activated carbon ...  Read More
Original Research Article
Synthesis of Piperdinomethylcalix[4]arene Attached Silica Resin for the Removal of Metal Ions from Water: Equilibrium, Thermodynamic and Kinetic Modelling Studies
11. Synthesis of Piperdinomethylcalix[4]arene Attached Silica Resin for the Removal of Metal Ions from Water: Equilibrium, Thermodynamic and Kinetic Modelling Studies

Ranjhan Junejo; Shahabuddin Memon; Fatih Durmaz; Ayaz Ali Ahmed; Fakhar Nisa Memon; Nida Shams Jalbani; Safia Sanam Memon; Asif Ali Bhatti

Volume 3, Special Issue , Summer 2020, Pages 680-691

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ajca.2020.106436

Abstract
  Toxic metal pollution is one of the most persistent environmental problems globally. This study deals with the synthesis of the p -piperdinomethyl calix[4]arene attached silica (PAS) ...  Read More
Original Research Article
Binary Mixture Based on Epoxy for Spectrally Adapted Decoy Flare
12. Binary Mixture Based on Epoxy for Spectrally Adapted Decoy Flare

Ahmed Hawass; Mahmoud Awad

Volume 3, Special Issue , Summer 2020, Pages 692-700

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ajca.2020.106599

Abstract
  Pyrotechnic decoy flares are the most widely used passive countermeasures for heat-seeking missiles. The development of (photoconductive) InSb-detectors with cut-off wavelength>6 ...  Read More
Original Research Article
Response Surface Methodology for Optimizing Cd(II) Adsorption onto a Novel Chemically Changed Nano Zn2Al-Layer Double Hydroxide
13. Response Surface Methodology for Optimizing Cd(II) Adsorption onto a Novel Chemically Changed Nano Zn2Al-Layer Double Hydroxide

Mohtaram Janighorban; Nahid Rasouli; Nasrin Sohrabi; Mehrorang Ghaedi

Volume 3, Special Issue , Summer 2020, Pages 701-721

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ajca.2020.106899

Abstract
  In this work, a novel chemically adsorbent based on Zn2Al-layered double hydroxide (LDH) that modified by indigo carmine (IC) (Zn2Al-LDH/IC) was synthesized. The chemical composition ...  Read More
Original Research Article
Antibacterial Activity of Bis(Indolyl) Methane Derivatives against Staphylococcus Aureus
14. Antibacterial Activity of Bis(Indolyl) Methane Derivatives against Staphylococcus Aureus

Anil Kumar Bahe; Ratnesh Das; Gowhar Ahmad Naikoo; Pankaj Kosti; Sushil Kashaw

Volume 3, Special Issue , Summer 2020, Pages 722-729

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ajca.2020.106912

Abstract
  In the present study, we successfully synthesized a series of indoles with a variety of aromatic aldehydes via one-pot route. The excellent results of the bis(indoly) methane (BIM) ...  Read More
Original Research Article
Explicit Solvent Molecular Dynamics Simulation Studies of the Dissociation of Human Insulin Hexamer into the Dimeric Units
15. Explicit Solvent Molecular Dynamics Simulation Studies of the Dissociation of Human Insulin Hexamer into the Dimeric Units

Olaniyi Kamil Yusuff; Abdulrafiu Tunde Raji; Modinah Adenike Oladayo Abdul Raheem; David Boluwaji Ojo

Volume 3, Special Issue , Summer 2020, Pages 730-739

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ajca.2020.107265

Abstract
  The molecular dynamics (MD) simulation of two structures of human insulin hexamers (Zn-hexamer and Znfree-hexamer) in explicit solvent was performed and the role of the Zn2+ ions in ...  Read More
Original Research Article
Nalidixic Acid Adsorption on the Surface of Boron Nitride Nanocluster (B12N12): DFT Studies
16. Nalidixic Acid Adsorption on the Surface of Boron Nitride Nanocluster (B12N12): DFT Studies

Mohammad Reza Jalali Sarvestani; Zohreh Doroudi

Volume 3, Special Issue , Summer 2020, Pages 740-749

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ajca.2020.107642

Abstract
  In this research study, the detection and removal of nalidixic acid by boron nitride nanocluster (B12N12) were investigated using the DFT, infra-red (IR), natural bond orbital (NBO) ...  Read More
Original Research Article
Development and Characterization of MWCNT/EPDM Based Composite as a Thermal Insulator for High Thermal Applications
17. Development and Characterization of MWCNT/EPDM Based Composite as a Thermal Insulator for High Thermal Applications

Mahmoud Awad; Tamer Wafy

Volume 3, Special Issue , Summer 2020, Pages 750-759

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ajca.2020.108183

Abstract
  Thermal insulators based on ethylene propylene diene terpolymer (EPDM) is an effective class of extreme temperature thermal insulators due to their outstanding heat, mechanical and ...  Read More
Original Research Article
Determination of Rutin in Black Tea Samples using a Nanostructure Amplified Electroanalytical Sensor
18. Determination of Rutin in Black Tea Samples using a Nanostructure Amplified Electroanalytical Sensor

Bahareh Davarnia; Seyed-Ahmad Shahidi; Azade Ghorbani-HasanSaraei; Fatemeh Karimi

Volume 3, Special Issue , Summer 2020, Pages 760-766

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ajca.2020.111668

Abstract
  Ag nanoparticle and 1-buthyl-3-methyl imidazolium bromide (1B3MIBr) carbon paste electrode(Ag/NP/1B3MIBr/CPE) amplified sensor was fabricated for determination of rutin in this project. ...  Read More
Original Research Article
Electrocatalytic Oxidation of Cefixime at the Surface of Modified Carbon Paste Electrode with Synthesized Nano Zeolite
19. Electrocatalytic Oxidation of Cefixime at the Surface of Modified Carbon Paste Electrode with Synthesized Nano Zeolite

Maryam Abrishamkar; Salma Ehsani Tilami; Sepideh Hosseini Kaldozakh

Volume 3, Special Issue , Summer 2020, Pages 767-776

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ajca.2020.114113

Abstract
  The aim of the present study was to determine the cefixime (CFX) through highly sensitive and simple electrocatalytic method. The electrocatalytic oxidation of CFX was performed on ...  Read More
Review Article
Separation of Light Hydrocarbons: A Minireview
20. Separation of Light Hydrocarbons: A Minireview

Fahimeh Hooriabad Saboor; Omid Hajizadeh

Volume 3, Special Issue , Summer 2020, Pages 777-788

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ajca.2020.114713

Abstract
  Separation of light hydrocarbons (LHs) is one of the most important and mostly energy intensive petrochemical processes. Several techniques have been developed industrially based on ...  Read More
Original Research Article
Preparation, Characterization and Photocatalytic Application of Novel Bismuth Vanadate/ Hydroxyapatite Composite
21. Preparation, Characterization and Photocatalytic Application of Novel Bismuth Vanadate/ Hydroxyapatite Composite

Bhawana Khatri; Armila Rajbhandari (Nyachhyon)

Volume 3, Special Issue , Summer 2020, Pages 789-799

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ajca.2020.114779

Abstract
  BiVO4/Hydroxyapatite (HAP) composite was synthesized successfully by combining co-precipitation process and wet-chemical method. Three composites have been prepared by varying the molar ...  Read More