Dosumu O. O
Name: Dosumu O. O
Rank: Reader
Department: Chemistry
Dr Omotayo Olutola Dosumu had his B. Sc. and M. Sc. in Chemistry from University of Ilorin, Ilorin. He was awarded a PhD degree by University of Ibadan, Ibadan in Chemistry (Science). His areas of Research include Natural Products Chemistry and Food Chemistry. His interest lies in the isolation and characterization of bio-active compounds of herbs used in the treatment of cancer and diabetics   
His Publications are:
  1. ODEBUNMI, E.O., DOSUMU, O.O and JEGEDE, E.A (2002): "Bio-physicochemical Analysis and Fermentation Studies of Hibiscus sabdariffa". Nigerian Journal of Science. Vol. 36 No. 1, 1-8. Published by Science Association of Nigeria.
  2. ADEKOLA, F.A. and DOSUMU, O.O. (2003): "Determination of heavy metals in household dust from Ilorin city". Nigerian Journal of Pure and Applied Science, Vol.18, 1414-1417. Published by Faculty of Science, University of Ilorin, Ilorin.
  3. DOSUMU, O.O.; ADEKOLA, F.A and ADESINA, R (2003): "Proximate Analysis and Heavy Metal Content of Indoor Dusts in Ilorin municipality during Harmattan Season". NISEB Journal 3(1) 29-34. Published by Nigeria Society of Experimental Biology.
  4. ODEBUNMI, E.O., DOSUMU, O.O. and SHOGA, O.O. (2003): "Comparative analysis of Sobo extract, Orange juice and Pineapple juice". Journal of Chemical Society of Nigeria. Vol. 28, No.1, 65-69. Published by Chemical Society of Nigeria.
  5. DOSUMU, O.O., SALAMI, N. and ADEKOLA, F.A. (2003): "Comparative study of trace elements level in some local vegetable varieties and irrigation waters from different locations in Ilorin, Nigeria". Bulletin of the Chemical Society of Ethiopia, 17(1), 1-6. Published by Chemical Society of Ethiopia
  6. ADEKOLA, F. A., DOSUMU, O.O. and OLALEYE, G.A. (2004): "Comparative study of the age and location dependency of some heavy metals in human hair of residents from two Nigerian cities". Toxicol. and Environmental Chem. Vol. 86, Nos. 1-4, Pp 189-194. Published by Taylor & Francis.
  7. EKE, U.B., DOSUMU, O.O., OLADIPO, E and AGUNBIADE, F. (2004): "Analysis of locally produced soap using sheabutter oil (SBO) blended with palm-kernel oil (PKO)". Nigerian Journal of Science, 38, 19-24. Published by Science Association of Nigeria.
  8. DOSUMU, O.O (2005): "Thermal response and frying performance of Thevetia peruviana seed oil". Nigerian Journal of Science, 39, 81-85. Published by Science Association of Nigeria.
  9. ONOCHA, P.A., AUDU, E.O., EKUNDAYO, O and DOSUMU, O.O. (2005): Phytochemical and antimicrobial properties of extracts of Combretum racemosum. Acta Horticultural, 675, Vol.1, 97-101. Published by International Society for Horticultural Science.
  10. Onocha, P. A. Ajaiyeoba, E. O., Dosumu, O. O. And Ekundayo, O. (2005). "Phytochemical Screening and Biological Activities of Gomphrena celosioides (C. Mart) Extracts". NISEB JOURNAL 5(2): 59-65. Publ. By Nigerian Society of Experimental Biology.
  11. DOSUMU, O.O., ABDUS-SALAM, N., OGUNTOYE, S. and ADEKOLA, F.A. (2005): "Trace Metals Bio-accumulation by Some Nigerian Vegetables". Centrepoint (Science Edition) 13(1), 25-34. Published by Library & Publication Committee, University of Ilorin, Ilorin.
  12. DOSUMU, O. O., NWOSU, F. O and NWOGU, C. O (2006): Antimicrobial studies and Phytochemical screening of extract of Hyphaene thebaica (Linn) Mart fruits. International Journal of Tropical Medicine 1(4), 186-189. Published by Medwell Journals. http://www.medwellonline
  13. USMAN O. A Shuiab and O. O. DOSUMU (2007): "Analysis of Lead in soil and selected food samples at Kyaure mechanic village, Bauchi State". Nigerian Journal of Pure and Applied Science. Vol. 22, 2059-2062. Published by Faculty of Science, University of Ilorin, Ilorin.
  14. USMAN, O. A. S and O. O. DOSUMU (2007): "Cassia plant as Bioaccumulator of Trace Metals: Sensitivity to Lead and Manganese". Biological and Environment Sciences Journal for the Tropics (BEST) 4(1): 164-167. Published by Department of Biological Sciences, Bayero University, Kano.
  15. USMAN O. A. SHUAIB and O. O. DOSUMU (2007): "Cadmium Analysis in Fertilizers and Groundwater Samples in Dass Local Government Area of Bauchi State". Centrepoint (Science Edition), 14(1 & 2), 208-213. Published by Library & Publication Committee, University of Ilorin, Ilorin.
  16. AWOLOLA, G. V., ODEYINDE, A. O and O. O. DOSUMU (2007): "Assessment of heavy metals concentrations in soil and Sian weed". Nigerian Journal of Soil Science 17, 130-132. Published by Soil Science Association of Nigeria.
  17. ODEBUNMI, E. O and DOSUMU, O. O (2007): "Fermentation studies and Nutritional analysis of drinks made from water extract of Hibiscus sabdariffa calyx (sobo), juices of Citrus sinensis (orange) and Ananas comosus (pineapple)". Journal of Food Technology 5(3): 198-204. Published by Medwell Journals. http://www.medwellonline
  18. BELEWU, M. A., FAGBEMI, T., DOSUMU, O. O and ADENIYI, M. O. (2008): "Physico-Chemical and Anti-nutritional Properties of Some Lesser Known Trees and Leguminous Seed. International Journal of Agriculture Research. 3(3): 237-242. Published by Science Alert, Inc., USA.
  19. OGUNNUSI, T. A and O. O. DOSUMU (2008). "Bioactivity of crude extracts of    Euphorbia kamerunica Pax using brine shrimp (Artemia salina) lethality assay". Journal of Medicinal Plant Research, Vol. 2(12): 370-373. Published by Academic Journals.
  20. NWOSU, F. O., DOSUMU, O. O and OKOCHA, J. O. C. (2008). "The Potential of Terminalia catappa (Almond) and Hyphaene thebaica (Dum palm) fruits as raw materials for livestock feed." African Journal of Biotechnology 7(24), 4576-4580. Published by Academic Journals.
  21. DOSUMU, O. O., OLUWANIYI, O. O., AWOLOLA, G. V and OKUNOLA, M. O. (2009). "Stability studies and mineral concentration of some Nigerian packed fruit juices, concentrate and local beverages". African Journal of Food Science, 3(3),082-085.Published by Academic Journals.
  22. Omolara O. Oluwaniyi and Omotayo O. Dosumu (2009). "Preliminary studies on the effect of processing methods on the quality of three commonly consumed marine fishes in Nigeria". Biokemistri 21(1): 1-7. Published by Nigeria Society of Experimental Biology. http:/
  23. O. O. Oluwaniyi, O. O. Dosumu, G. V. Awolola and A. F. Abdulraheem (2009) . "Nutritional Analysis and Stability Studies of Some Natural and Synthetic Food Colourants". American Journal of Food Technology 4(5): 218-225. Publ. By Scialert (Academic Journals Inc.)
  24. T. A. OGUNNUSI, B. A. OSO and O. O. DOSUMU (2010). "Isolation and Antibacterial activity of triterpenes from Euphorbia kamerunica Pax". Int. J. Biol. Chem. Sci. 4(1): 158-167. Publ. by International Formulae Group.
  25. OMOTAYO O.DOSUMU, OMOLARA O. OLUWANIYI, VICTORIA G. AWOLOLA and OLAOLU A. OGUNKUNLE (2010). “Toxicity assessment of Some Tea Labels from Supermarkets in Nigeria using Brine shrimp (Artemia salina) Lethality assay”. African Journal of Food Science 4(5): 282-285. Publ. by AJOL.
  26. O. O. DOSUMU, P. A. IDOWU, P. A. ONOCHA and O. EKUNDAYO (2010). “Isolation of 3-(4-Hydroxyphenyl) methylpropenoate and Bioactivity Evaluation of Gomphrena celosioides Extracts”. EXCLI  Journal, 9:173-180. Publ. By EXCLI Germany.
  27. G.V. AWOLOLA, O.O. OLUWANIYI, A. SOLANKE, O.O. DOSUMU and A.O. SHUIAB (2010). “Toxicity Assessment of some Plants and Chemical Coagulants Using Brine Shrimp (Artemia salina) Lethality Assay”. Int. J. Biol. Chem. Sci. 4(3): 633-641. Publ. by International Formulae Group.
  28. OLUWANIYI, O.O., DOSUMU, O.O. and AWOLOLA, G.V. (2010). “Effect of Local Processing Methods (Boiling, Frying and Roasting) on the Amino Acid Composition of Four Marine Fishes Commonly Consumed in Nigeria”. Food Chemistry, 123: 1000-1006. Publ. by Elsevier Journals. 
  29. ADEOLA, A.A., ADEOLA, O.O and DOSUMU, O.O. (2010). “Comparative Analyses of Phytochemicals and Antimicrobial Properties of Extracts of Wild Tamarindus indica pulp”. African Journal of Microbiological Research 4(24): 2769-2779. Publ by Academic Journals. http:/