Dr. O.S. Ajayi
O.S. Ajayi

Ph. D (Chemistry)(Ife)

Rank: Lecturer I

Office: Room 131, Part II Chemistry Lab. (White house), Department of Chemistry,

            Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife 220005, Nigeria.

Email: osajayi@oauife.edu.ng

Mobile Tel. No.: +234 802 344 1533, +234 806 269 8338

Office Tel. No.: +234 815 697 6965

OAU Scholar link: https://scholar.oauife.edu.ng/osajayi

Profile:

Dr. Ajayi joined the Department of Chemistry in 2006 as an Assistant Lecturer. He teaches Organic Chemistry courses and Natural Products Chemistry courses. His area of research includes Phytochemical and Bioactivity Studies of Nigerian Medicinal Plants.

Area of Specialization / Research Interest: Organic/Natural Product Chemistry

Selected Publications:

(i) Balogun, O.S., Ajayi, O.S., and Adeleke, J.A. (2017). Hexahydrofarnesyl acetone-rich extractives from Hildegardia barteri (Mast.) Kosterm. Journal of Herbs, Spices and     Medicinal Plants, 23(4): 393-400. DOI: 10.1080/10496475.2017.1350614. UNITED   KINGDOM.

(ii) O.S. Balogun, O. S. Ajayi, and O.S. Lawal (2016). Isolation and cytotoxic investigation of flacourtin from Oncoba spinosa. Medicines 3(31):1-4.Doi:10.3390/Medicines 3040031. SWITZERLAND.

(iii) Balogun, O.S., Ajayi, O.S. and Agberotimi, B. J. (2016). A cytotoxic indole alkaloid from Alstonia boonei. Journal of Biologically Active Products from Nature 6(4):    347-     351. DOI: 10.1080/22311866.2016.1250676. INDIA.

(iv) Olabanji.I.O., Ajayi O.S., Akinkunmi. E.O. Kilanko, O. and Adefemi. G.O. (2016).  Physicochemical and in-vitro antimicrobial activity of the oils and soap of the seed and peel of Citrus sinensis. African Journal of Microbiology Research 10(8): 245-         253.     DOI: 10.5897/AJMR2015.7797. NIGERIA.

(v) Olabanji.I.O., Ajayi O.S., Akinkunmi. E.O. Kilanko, O. and Adefemi. G.O. (2016). Physicochemical and in-vitro antimicrobial activity of the oils and soap of the seed            and peel of Citrus sinensis. African Journal of Microbiology Research 10(8): 245-         253.     DOI: 10.5897/AJMR2015.7797. NIGERIA.

(vi) F.O. Taiwo, O. Oyedeji, O.S. Ajayi, M. Oziegbe and C.O. Oseghare (2015). Biocidal and phytochemical analysis of leaf extracts of Annona muricata (Linn.). International Journal of Sciences: Basic and Applied Research 24(7):76-87. JORDAN.

 (vi) Olabanji, I.O., Ajayi, O.S. and Adekunle, A.S. (2013). Fatty acids, metal composition and physico-chemical parameters of Igbemo-Ekiti rice bran oil. Journal of Environmental             Chemistry and Ecotoxicology Vol.5 (3), pp. 39-46, 2013. DOI:10.5897/JECE2012.0005. CAMEROON.