Brief Profile:Ameen Mubaraq O.
AMEEN O. M. had his B. Sc. from BUK in 1997, and M. Sc. from University of Ilorin in 2004. He is currently studying for his PhD programme at the University of Ilorin. He also participated in the National University Commission Virtual Institute for Higher Education Pedagogy (NUC - VIHEP) from December, 2003 to May, 2004 where he obtained certificates on the various programmes mounted by the institute during this period.

He joined the service of the Department of Chemistry, University of Ilorin in 1999 as a Graduate Assistant.

Presently he is a Lecturer II in the Organic Unit of the Department. His research interest is in Organic/Natural Products.

 He has spread publications in home based, national and international journals; a reviewer to some national and international journals and have also participated in several national and international conferences, symposia and seminars.


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Status: Lecturer II
Department: Chemistry

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Status: Lecturer II
Department: Chemistry


His Publications are:
  1. Ameen O. M, Fatope O.M, Usman L. A., Adebayo S. A. (2005), "Bioactive metabolites in improved cowpea seeds" pp 513 - 516.
  2. Ameen O. M, ibiyemi S. A., Usman L. A., Muhammed N. O.(2005), "The extraction of proteins from the neem seed (Indica azadirachta A. Juss)" pp1142-1144.
  3. Usman, L. A., Oluwaniyi, O. O., Ibiyemi, S. A., Muhammad, N. O. and Ameen, O. M. (2009), The potential of Oleander (Thevetia peruviana) in African agricultural and industrial development: a case study of Nigeria, J. Appl. Biosci. 24: 1477 – 1487. Published by Elewa Biosciences Publishers.
  4. L. A. Usman, A. A. Hamid, O. C. George, O. M. Ameen, N. O. Muhammad, M.F. Zubair and A. Lawal (2009), Chemical Composition of Rhizome Essential Oil of Curcuma longa L. Growing in North Central Nigeria, World Journal of Chemistry, 4(2): 178 – 181. Published by IDOSI Publications
  5. O. M. Ameen and G. A. Olatunji (2009), The preparation of methyl benzoate and methyl salicylate on silica gel column, African Journal of Pure and Applied Chemistry (AJPAC), 3(7), 119 – 125. Published by Academic Journals, Nairobi, Kenya. 
  6. Usman, L. A.; Ameen, O. M.; Lawal, A.; Awolola, G. V. (2008), “Effect of Alkaline Hydrolysis on The Quantity of Extractable Protein Fractions (Prolamin, Albumin, Globulin and Glutelin) in Jatropha Curcas Seed Cake”, J. Food Tech., 6 (6): 259 – 262. Published by Medwell Journals.
  7. Ameen, M. O. (2006), “Gender differences in students’ enrollment into the Faculty of Science, University of Ilorin: Implication for technological advancement of the nation”, Gender & Behaviour, 4(1), 493 – 505. Published by The Ife centre for Psychological Studies, Ile – Ife, Nigeria.
  8. Usman L. A.; Ameen O. M.; Ibiyemi S. A. and Muhammed, N. O. (2005), “The Extraction of Protein From The Neem Seed (Azadirachta indica)”, African Journal of Biotechnology (AJB), 4(10), 1142 – 1144. Published by Academic Journals, Nairobi, Kenya.
  9. Ameen, O. M.; Fatope, O. M.; Usman, L. A. and Adebayo S. A. (2005); “Bioactive metabolites in improved cowpea seeds” African Journal of Biotechnology (AJB), 4(6), 513 – 519. Published by Academic Journals, Nairobi, Kenya.
  10. L. A. Usman, S. A. Ibiyemi, O. O. Oluwaniyi, O. M. Ameen (2003); “Effect of Acid and Alkaline hydrolysis on the concentration of Albumin and globulin in Thevetia peruviana seed cake protein extract” BIOKEMISTRI, 15 (1), 16 – 21. Published by The Nigerian Society for Experimental Biology.
  11. Usman, L. A.; Ameen, O. M.; Oladosu, I. A.; Olawore, N. O.; Ogunwande, I. A. (2008) Evaluation of bioactivity of rhizome essential oils of two types of cyperus articulatus L. grown in Nigeria, by brine shrimp lethality test, Proceedings of 31st Annual International Conference of The Chemical Society of Nigeria, S. H. O. Egboh, K. I. Idehen, T. Egbuchunam, d. Okoro, A. I. Uwagboe and M. Isua – Ikoh (eds), 155 – 157. Published by CSN.
  12. Ameen O. M. and Olatunji G. A. (2008), Investigating a new method of ester preparation, Proceedings of 31st Annual International Conference of The Chemical Society of Nigeria, S. H. O. Egboh, K. I. Idehen, T. Egbuchunam, d. Okoro, A. I. Uwagboe and M. Isua – Ikoh (eds), 158 – 166. Published by CSN.
  13. "M. A. Belewu, F. A. Adekola, G. B. Adebayo, O. M. Ameen, N. O. Muhammed, A. M. Olaniyan, O. F. Adekola, and A. K. Musa, (2010),         Physico – Chemical characteristics of Oil and Biodiesel from Nigerian and Indian Jatropha curcas Seeds, Int. J. Biol. Chem. Sci., 4(2): 524-529, Published by International Formulae Group.
  14. Okeola F. O., Odebunmi E. O. and Ameen O. M. (2010) The conversion of the fruit pericarp and seed coat of Jatropha curcas to activated charcoal JASR (Accepted for Publication).
  15. M. A. Belewu, F. A. Adekola, G. B. Adebayo, O. M. Ameen, N. O. Muhammed, A. M. Olaniyan, O. F. Adekola, and A. K. Musa, (2010), Physico – Chemical characteristics of Oil and Biodiesel from Nigerian and Indian Jatropha curcas Seeds, Int. J. Biol. Chem. Sci., 4(2): 524-529. Published by International Formulae Group, Cameroon. Available at http://www.ajol.info
  16. A. A. Hamid, O. O. Aiyelaagbe, L. A. Usman, O. M. Ameen and A. Lawal (2010), Antioxidants: Its medicinal and pharmacological applications, African Journal of Pure and Applied Chemistry (AJPAC), 4(8): 142 – 151. Published by Academic Journals, Nairobi, Kenya. Available at www.academicjournals.org/AJPAC/
  17. Okeola F. O., Kolawole O. D. and Ameen O. M. (2010), Comparative Study of Physico Chemical Parameters of Water from a River and its Surrounding Wells for Possible Interactive Effect, Advances in Environmental Biology, 4(3): 336 – 340. Published by American – Eurasian Network for Scientific Information
  18. Ameen, O. M.; Usman, L. A.; Oladosu, I. A.; Olawore, N. O.; Ogunwande, I. A. (2011) Bioactivity of rhizome essential oils from two varieties of Cyperus articulatus L. Grown in Nigeria, using brine shrimp (Artemia salina) lethality tests. JMPR Published by Academic Journals, Nairobi, Kenya. Available at www.academicjournals.org/JMPR, (Accepted for Publication dated 20 October, 2010).
  19. O. M. Ameen, L. A. Usman, F. S. Oganija, A. A. Hamid, N. O Muhammed, M. F. Zubair, and S. A. Adebayo (2011) Chemical composition of leaf essential oil of Annona senegalensis Pers. (Annonaceae) growing in North Central Nigeria. Int. J. Biol. Chem. Sci., 5(1): 375 – 379. Published by International Formulae Group, Cameroon. Available at http://www.ajol.info
  20. Adebayo G. B., Ameen O. M. and Abass L. T. (2011) Physico-Chemical Properties of Biodiesel Produced from Jatropha Curcas Oil and Fossil Diesel, J. Microbiol. Biotech. Res., 1(1): 12 – 16. Published by Scholars Research Library, available online at http://scholarsresearchlibrary.com/archive.html
  21. O. M. Ameen1*, L. A. Usman1, I. A. Oladosu2, N. O. Olawore3 and I. A. Ogunwande(2011) Bioactivity of rhizome essential oils from two varieties of Cyperus articulatus (L.) grown in Nigeria, using brine shrimp (Artemia salina) lethality tests Journal of Medicinal Plants Research Vol. 5(6), pp. 1031-1033 Available online at http://www.academicjournals.org/JMPR
  22. O. M. AMEEN 1*, L. A. USMAN 1, F. S. OGANIJA 1, A. A. HAMID 1,N. O. MUHAMMED 2, M. F. ZUBAIR 1 and S. A. ADEBAYO 1Chemical composition of leaf essential oil of Annona senegalensis Pers.Annonaceae) growing in North Central Nigeria Int. J. Biol. Chem. Sci. 5(1): 375-379 Available online at http://ajol.info/index.php/ijbcs