Dr. Amoo Isiaka Adekunle
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Dr. Amoo Isiaka Adekunle

Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry, Federal University of Technology, Nigeria

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry from Federal University of Technology, Nigeria

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Dr. Isiaka Adekunle AMOO was born in 1962. His academic qualifications are B.Sc. (Hons) in Industrial Chemistry, M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry. Dr. Amoo did his National Youth Corps in 1985/86 in former Sokoto State Polytechnic, Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State, Nigeria where he started his teaching academic career in 1986 to 1995. He was employed into the Department of Chemistry, Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA), Ondo State, Nigeria as Lecturer II in the year 1995. He rose to the position of a Professor of Analytical and Environmental Chemistry in 2007. In the Polytechnic, he was Head of Chemistry Unit in the Department of Science Laboratory Technology and Department Examination Officer. In FUTA, he was Associate Director for Science Laboratory Technology/Medical Laboratory Technology and other Non-degree programme in the Centre for Continuing Education and Head of Chemistry Department. He had his Sabbatical leave in Bells University of Technology, Otta, Ogun State, Nigeria where he was the Head of Department of Chemical Sciences for 2007 to 2009 Sessions. During these periods, he was able to get full accreditation for the Industrial Chemistry and Biochemistry options of the Department. He has graduated 45 M. Tech Students, 13 Ph .D Students and he has 96 publications in reputable journals, both nationally and internationally. He has attended 35 local and 8 international conferences. Dr. Amoo is a member of University Senate, Students Welfare Board, University Inter-Religious Body and School of Sciences Board of Studies. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Laboratory Science, Official Publication of Nigeria Institute of Science Laboratory Technology, Federal Ministry of Science and Technology and Editor/ Reviewer to Science Alert Journals. He is a Professorial Accessory and External Examiner to many Universities such as University of Benin, Benin City Nigeria, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, Nigeria, Fountain University, Osogbo, Nigeria, Covenant University, Otta, Nigeria and University of the Western Cape in South Africa etc. Dr. Amoo is a member of Nigerian Universities Commission Accreditation Team and also Panel Review on Environmental Impact Assessment of the Federal Ministry of Environment, Nigeria.

Area of Interest:

Industrial Chemistry
Analytical Chemistry
Applied Chemistry
Environmental Chemistry

Research Publications in Numbers


Selected Publications

  1. Akintelu, M.T., I.A. Amoo and I.J. Kade, 2020. Effect of processing method on proximate composition, physicochemical analysis and mineral content of milk-bush seed (Thevetia peruviana). Chem. Afr., 3: 1123-1131.
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  2. Oladunmoye, M.K., O.I. Afolami, B.O. Oladejo, I.A. Amoo and B.I. Osho, 2019. Derivatized extracts from Aframomium melegueta K. Schum. and Vernonia amygdalina delile contain organic compounds that showed antiviral effects against atypical fowl pox virus (FPV Kabete). J. Antivirals Antiretrovirals, Vol. 11. .
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  3. Oladunmoye, M.K., O.I. Afolami, B.O. Oladejo, A.I. Amoo and B.I. Osho, 2019. Identification and quantification of bioactive compounds present in the plant Vernonia amygdalina delile using GC-MS technique. Nat. Prod. Chem. Res., Vol. 7. .
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  4. Tosin, A.T., A.I. Adekunle and A.G. Wahab, 2017. Evaluation of nutritional composition and antioxidants properties of onion (Allium cepa) and garlic (Allium sativum). Int. J. Sci. Technoledge, Vol. 5. .
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  5. Martins, O., A. Adekunle, A. Wahab and O. Caroline, 2017. Physicochemical properties, fatty acid composition and antimicrobial potential of Turks Cap (Croton penduliflorus) seed oil. Chem. Sci. Int. J., Vol. 20. 10.9734/CSJI/2017/35835.
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  6. J.O. Ogundele, T.A. Sanni, A.A. Oshodi, J.M. Okuo, I.A. Amoo 2015. Effects of Extraction Media on Protein Isolates of Some Gourd Melon (Egusi) Seeds Pak. J. Nutr., 14: 983-987.
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  7. Oseni, O.A, C.O. Olarinoye and I.A. Amoo, 2011. Studies on chemical compositon and functional properties of thorn Apple(Datura stramonium L) Solanaceae. Afr. J. Food Sci., 15: 40-44.
  8. Olasupo, O.A., O.A. Augustine, O.A. Adenike and A.I. Adekunle, 2011. Pasting properties of heat-moisture treated starches of white and yellow yam(Dioscorae species) Cultivars. Nat. Sci., 9: 29-33.
  9. Akoja, S.S. and I.A. Amoo, 2011. Proximate composition of some Under-exploited leguminous crop seeds. Pak. J. Nutrition, 10: 143-146.
  10. Ogunsuyi, H.O., I.A. Amoo and R.O. Ojo, 2010.. Chemical composition and protein functional properties of pseudovigna argentea, calopogonium mucuniodes and psaphocarpua palustirs seeds. Int. J. Chem., 20: 71-76.
  11. Aranwande, J.O., I.A. Amoo and L. Lajide, 2010. Effects of citric acid and methnol extracts of banna and plantain peels on stability of refined soybean oil. Ethnobotanical Leaflets, 14: 704-714.
  12. Ololade, I.A., L. Lajide. and I.A. Amoo, 2009. Spatial trends of petroleum hydrocarbons in water and sediments. Cent. Eur. J. Chem., 7: 83-89.
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  13. Ololade, I.A., L. Lajide and I.A. Amoo, 2009. Seasonal metal distribution in ondo coastal sediment, Nigeria. J. Applied Sci. Environ. Manag., 12: 11-18.
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  14. Arawande, J.O. and I.A. Amoo, 2009. Stability studies on refined soybean oil stored in various conditions. Pak. J. Sci. Ind. Res., 52: 303-306.
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  15. Amoo, I.A., V.N. Atasie and O.O. Kolawole, 2009. Proximate composition, nutritionally valuable minerals, protein functional properties and Anti-nutrient contents of mucuna preta, mucuna ghana and mucuna veracruz motttle. Pak. J. Nut., 8: 1204-1208.
  16. Amoo, I.A. and V.O.E. Akpampang, 2009. He chemical composition of african walnut seed flour and Pysico-chemical properties of its oil int. J. Chem. Sci., 2: 249-254.
  17. Amoo, I.A. and G.A. Adebisi, 2009. Nutrients and antinutrients composition of olax subscorpiodes, vitellaria paradoxa, annona senegalensis and baphia nitida. Int. J. Chem. Sci., 7: 369-377.
  18. Amoo, I.A. and F.O. Agunbiade, 2009. Some nutrient and Anti-nutrient components of pterygota macrocarpa seed fluor. Pac. J. Sci. Technol., 10: 949-955.
  19. Ololade, I.A., L. Lajide, I.A. Amoo and N.A. Oladoja, 2008. Investigation of heavy metals contamination of edible marine seafood. Afr. J. Pure Applied Chem., 2: 121-131.
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  20. Ololade, I.A., L. Lajide and I.A. Amoo, 2008. Occurrence and toxicity of hydrocarbons residues in crab (Callinectes sapidus) from contaminated site. J. Applied Sci. Environ. Manag., 12: 19-23.
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  21. Amoo, I.A., M.O. Oguntokun and I. Ogunlade, 2008. Estimation of nutrients and antinutrients in hildergardia barteri fruit. Int. J. Chem., 18: 181-185.
  22. Amoo, I.A., A.E. Emenike and V.O.E. Akpambang, 2008. Compositional evaluation of Annona cherimoya (Custard Apple) fruit. Trends Applied Sci. Res., 3: 216-220.
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  23. Amoo, I.A., A.E. Emenike and V.O.E. Akpambang, 2008. Chemical composition and nutritive significance of luffa aegyptica and castenea sp. Seeds. Trends Applied Sci. Res., 3: 298-3002.
  24. Ololade, I.A., L. Lajide and I.A. Amoo, 2007.. Accumulation of heavy metals by fish (Tilapia zilli), crab (Callineetes sapidus) and periwinkles (Littorina littorea): A case study of Ilaje Rivers in Ondo State, Nigeria. Sci. Res. Annals, 3: 16-24.
  25. Kunle, A., O. Gbenga and O. Elvis, 2007. Quality assessment of some selected fruit juices within Akure metropolis, Nigeria. J. Sci. Ind. Studies, 5: 56-60.
  26. Amuda, O.S. and I.A. Amoo, 2007. Coagulation/flocculatio process and sludge conditioning in beverage industrial wastewater treatment. J. Hazard. Mater., 141: 778-783.
  27. Amoo, I.A., K.O. Ipinmoroti and S.A. Adebisi, 2007. Soil quality around chemical industries in Ibadan metropolis. Res. J. Applied Sci., 2: 340-344.
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  28. Amoo, I.A., K.O. Ipinmoroti and S.A. Adebisi, 2007. Heavy metal contents of effluents and receiving waters from various industrial groups and their environs in Ibadan, Nigeria. Res. J. Applied Sci., 2: 345-348.
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  29. Amoo, I.A., K.O. Ipinmoroti and S.A. Adebisi, 2007. Effluent and receiving water quality near food processing industries in ibadan metropolis. J. Food Technol., 5: 23-28.
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  30. Amoo, I.A., J.O. Akinneye and S.T. Arannilewa, 2007. Effect of drying methods on the nutritional composition of three species of fish (Bonga sp. Sardinella sp. and Heterotis niloticus). J. Fish. Int., 2: 99-103.
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  31. Ololade, I.A., L. Lajide and I.A. Amoo, 2007. Extraction and determination of hydrocarbons in Tilapia zilli by gas chromatographic-mass spectrometry. J. Applied Environ. Sci., 3: 162-169.
  32. Owoeye, G. and A.I. Amoo, 2006. Determination of some elements in mango fruit. J. Chem. Soc. Nig. Nig., 31: 165-167.
  33. Ogunsuyi, H.O, K.O. Ipinmoroti, I.A. Amoo and O.O. Ajayi, 2006.. Adorption of copper(II) ion from aqueous solution using agricultural waste and oyster shell. Afr. Sci., 1: 16-21.
  34. Eleyinmi, A.F., D.C. Bressler, I.A. Amoo, P. Sporns and A.A. Oshodi, 2006. Chemical composition of bitter cola (Garcinia kola) seed and hulls. Pol. J. Food Nut. Sci., 15/56: 27-32.
  35. Amuda, O.S., I.A. Amoo K.O. Ipinmoroti and O.O. Ajayi, 2006. Coagulation/flocculation process in the removal of trace metals present in industrial wastewater. J. Applied Sci. Environ. Manag. 10: 159-162.
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  36. Amoo, I.A., O.S. Amuda, K.O. Ipinmoroti and O.O. Ajayi, 2006. Performance optimisation of some chemical coagulants/flocculants in the treatment of wastewater from food industry. Sci. Focus, 129: 69-72.
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  37. Amoo, I.A. and Y.A. Jeff-Agboola, 2006. Antimicrobial evaluation and microorganisms associated with red and green copper leaves (Acalypha wikesiana). Adv. Food Sci., 28: 219-222.
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  38. Amoo, I.A. and F.P. Asoore, 2006. Effects of processing on the nutrient. J. Chem. 31: 1-5.
  39. Ayotunde, N.F., O.A. Fagbenro, O.T. Adebayo and I.A. Amool, 2005. Toxicity of aqueous extract of drumstick, Moringa oleifera, seeds to African Catfish (Clarias gariepinus) fingerlings and adults. Biolo. Environ. Sci. J. Tropics Best, 2: 39-42.
  40. Ayenimo, J.G., C.E. Adeeyinwo, I.A. Amoo and F.B. Odukudu, 2005. A preliminary investigation of heavy metals in periwinkles from warri river, Nigeria. J. Applied Sci., 5: 813-815.
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  41. Ayenimo, J.G., C.E. Adeeyinwo and I.A. Amoo, 2005. Heavy metal pollutants in warri river, Nigeria. Krogufevac J. Sci., 27: 43-50.
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  42. Amoo, I.A., O.T. Adebayo and A.J. Lateef, 2005. Evaluation of heavy metals in fishes, water and sediments of Lake Kainji, Nigeria. J. Food Agric. Environ., 3: 209-212.
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  43. Amoo, I.A., O.O. Obaseki and S.A. Akinyele, 2005. Assessment of polluting effect of oodua textile mill effluent on Awedele River water. Bull. Sci. Assoc. Nig., 26: 411-416.
  44. Amoo, I.A., 2005. Proximate composition, minerals and physico-chemical properties of cashew nut. J. Food Sci. Tech. Assoc. Food Sci. Tech., 42: 445-446.
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  45. Akinyede, A.I., I.A. Amoo and A.F. Eleyinmi, 2005. Chemical and functional properties of full fat defatted dioclea reflexa seed flours. J. Food Agric. Environ., 3: 112-115.
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  46. Adeeyinwo, C.E., J.G. Ayenimo and I.A. Amoo, 2005. Exchangeable metals in the warri coastal sediments, Nigeria. J. Applied Sci., 5: 816-819.
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  47. Ozgurtas, T. and S. Kahraman, 2004. State of the art of the new data on the role of magnesium in brain injury: clinical interest of measurements of total and ionized magnesium. Magnesium Res., 17: 327-334.
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  48. Oshodi, A.A., I.A. Amoo and A.F. Eleyinmi, 2004. The antimicrobial activity of Nigerian medicinal plants potentially usable as hop substitutes. Tech. Quart: Master Brewers Assoc. Am., 41: 398-402.
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  49. Eleyinmi, A.F., I.A. Amoo, A.A. Oshodi and A. Hezekiah, 2004. Evaluation of the hopping potential of blends of Vernonia amygdalina, Garcinia kola and Gongronema latifolium on sorghum lager beer quality and acceptability: Technical Quarterly-master brewers association of the Americas. Coden Tqmbac., 41: 403-407.
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  50. Amoo, I.A., C.I. Ogbonnaya and J. Ojediran, 2004. Movement of some heavy metals in poorly drained fadama Soils in the Southern Guinea savanah zone of Nigeria. J. Food Agric. Environ., 2: 378-380.
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  51. Amoo, I.A., A.F. Eleyinmi, N.O.A. Ilelaboye and S.S. Akoja, 2004. Characterisation of oil extracted from gourd (Cucurbita maxima) seed. Food Agric. Environ., 2: 38-39.
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  52. Amoo, I.A., 2004. Effect of roasting on the chemical composition of coconut (Cocos nucifera) seed flour and oil. J. Food Agric. Environ., 2: 18-20.
  53. Amoo, I.A. and G.O. Owoeye, 2004. Nutritive significance of snake gourd seed (Trichosantle schaceubina). J. Techno. Sci., 6: 1-4.
  54. Fagbenro, O.A., A.I. Amoo and S. MAK, 2003. Assessment of winged bean seeds soaked or autoclaved in trona solution as protein supplement in diets for Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus (L.) fingerlings. J. Aquacul. Tropic, 18: 13-23.
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  55. Amoo, I.A., H.O. Ogunsuyi and Y. Ogunlade, 2003. Chemical compositions, mineral contents and functional properties of Leucaena leucocephala. Nig. J. Applied Sci., 21: 105-109.
  56. Amoo, I.A., H.O. Ogunsuyi and F.W. Abdulrahman, 2003. Chemical composition of seed flour and physicochemical properties of Hura creptans seed oil. J. Techno. Sci., 6: 12-15.
  57. Amoo, I.A., 2003. Effect of fermentation on the nutrient and mineral content of Bauhinia reticulate. J. Res. Sci. Mgt., 1: 13-16.
  58. Aina, J.O., A.F. Eleyinmi, I.A. Amoo and F.B. Aiyeleye, 2002. Preliminary studies on the Effect of calcium hydroxide and pectin Pre-treatments on the stability of alpha acids of pelleted blands of utazi (Gongronema latifolium), bitter leaf (Vernonia amygdalina) and bitter cola (Garcinia cola). App. Trop. Agric., 7: 19-22.
  59. Ogunsuyi, H.O., K.O. Ipinmoroti, I.A. Amoo and O.O. Ajayi, 2001. Adsorption of Cu(II) ions from aqueous solution on thiolated and activated cellulose adsorbents developed form agricultural wastes J. Techno. sci., 5: 75-83.
  60. Fagbenro, O.A., M.A.K. Smith and I.A. Amoo, 2000. Acha (Digitaria exilis Stapf) meal compared with maize meal and sorghum meal as dietary carbohydrate source for Nile Tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus L). The Israeli J. Aquaculture-Bamidgeh, 52: 3-10.
  61. Amoo, I.A and A. Oke, 2000. Chemical analysis, sensory evaluation and Storage effect of fortified weaning Foods. J. Applied Sci., 4: 2257-2267.
  62. Amoo, I.A. and L. Moza, 1999. Extraction and physicochemical properties of oils from Bauchinia racemosa seeds. Riv. Ital. Sostanze Grasse, 76: 399-400.
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  63. Amoo, I.A. and L. Lajide, 1999. Chemical composition and nutritive significant of underutilized Haematostaphis barteri Fruit. Fruit. La Riv. Ital. Delle Sostanze Grasse, 76: 441-442.
  64. Amoo, I.A. and L. Lajide, 1999. Chemical composition and nutritive significance of the Fruits of Nauclea latifolia. La Rivista Italiana Delle Sostanze Grasse, 76: 331-332.
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  65. Amoo, I.A., 1998. Analysis of nitrosamine and its precursors in some food and beverage products in nigeria foods. J. Sci. Engr. Tech., 5: 1084-1093.
  66. Amoo, I.A., 1998. Estimation of crude proteins in some Nigerian foods. J. Applied Sci., 1: 65-72.