Dr. Mrs. Ihedioha Ngozi Janefrances.

Department: Pure And Industrial Chemistry
Faculty: Physical Sciences
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Email: janefrances.ihedioha@unn.edu.ng
Phone: +2348063310841

Publications (Articles and Journals):
1. NR Ekere, Agwogie BA., JN Ihedioha (2015): Studies of biosorption of Pb2+and Cd2+ from aqueous solution using Adansoniadigitata root powders. International Journal of Phytoremediation. DOI:10.1080/15226514.2015.1058329 2. N R Ekere , P O Ukoha , U V Udeogu , J N Ihedioha , V E Agbazue (2015):Human exposures and potential health hazard assessment of Hg and Pb in some major imported frozen fish species in Nigeria. Human and Ecological Risk Assessment -an International. Journal. In press 3. NR Ekere, TI Oparanozie ,JN Ihedioha, Agbazue VA, (2015): Distribution and health risk of nitrate and heavy metals in edible leafy vegetables grown in sewage sludge and waste water amended agricultural soils. Asian Journal of chemistry. In press. 4. J.N. Asegbeloyin, N.N Ukwueze, J.N. Ihedioha, U.S. Oruma (2015): Levels of toxic trace metals and mineral elements in Broiler Chicken Raised at Nsukka, Nigeria. Asian Journal of Chemistry,27(10) : 3781-3785. DOI:10.14233/ajchem.2015.18977 5. Ihedioha J.N., Ekere N. R, Ibezim A, Okoye C.O.B(2015):Nutritional Evaluation of leaves and fruits of Ficuscapensis. Journal of the Chemical Society of Nigeria 40(2): in press 6. Ihedioha J.N., Abimbola O., Ekere R.N., Okoye C.O.B.(2015): Cyanide and some metal toxicant in fermented cassava flour from South west, Nigeria. Journal of the Chemical Society of Nigeria 40(2): in press 7. N. R Ekere, C.VOdoemelam, J. N Ihedioha, C. O. B Okoye (2015): Evaluation of fatty acid profile of seed oils of Mondoramyristica and Mondoratenuifolia plants. Journal of the Chemical Society of Nigeria 40(2): in press 8. N. R. Ekere, J. N. Ihedioha, T. I. Oparanozie, F. I. Ogbuefi-Chima, J. Ayogu (2014): Assessment of some heavy metals in facial cosmetic products. J. Chem. Pharm. Res. 6(8):561-564 9. Ekere N. R., Okoye C. O. B., Ihedioha J. N (2014): Novel simultaneous spectrophotometric determinations of Bi (III), Sn (II), Mn (II), V (III) and Se (II) ions in mixed aqueous solutions. J. Chem. Pharm. Res. 6(8):5-8 10. Janefrances N. Ihedioha, Chukwuma O. B. Okoye, Uchenna A. Onyechi (2014): Health risk assessment of zinc, chromium and nickel from cow meat consumption in an urban Nigerian population. International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health, 20 (4): 281-288. 11. Ekere N.R,Ihedioha J.N., Eze S.I., Agbazue V.A. (2014): Health risk assessment in relation to heavy metals in water sources in rural regions of south east, Nigeria. Int J of Physical sciences 9 (6): 109-116 12. J.N. Ihedioha, C.O.B. Okoye (2013): Dietary intake and health risk assessment of lead and cadmium via consumption of cow meat for an urban population in Enugu State, Nigeria. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 93: 101–106. 13. J.N. Ihedioha, N.R. Ekere and C.O.B. Okoye (2013): Cadmium in locally grown rice (Oryza sativa) in Nigeria. Food Additives & Contaminants: Part B, 6( 4): 275–278. 14. J. N. Asegbeloyin, N. N. Ukwueze, J.N. Ihedioha, A. E. Onyimonyi (2013): Study on the degree of exposure of tapioca (local cassava condiment) to some heavy metals during drying. Int. J. Chem. Sci.: 11(4), 2013, 1901-1906 15. J. N. Ihedioha and C. O. B. Okoye. (2013): Levels of some trace metals (Zn, Cr and Ni) in the muscle and internal organs of cattle in Nigeria. Hum. Ecol. Risk Assess-an Int. J. 19(4):989-998. 16. C. O. B. Okoye, A. M. Chukwuneke, N. R. Ekere and J. N. Ihedioha (2013): Simultaneous ultraviolet-visible (UV–VIS) spectrophotometric quantitative determination of Pb, Hg, Cd, As and Ni ions in aqueous solutions using cyanidin as a chromogenic reagent. International Journal of Physical Sciences 8(3):98-102 17. Janefrances N. Ihediohaand ChumaOkoye(2012): Copper and iron levels in cow meat: a case of the dietary intake of the urban population of Enugu State, Nigeria. J. Nat. Sci. Res. 2(7): 26-34 18. C.O.B. Okoye, E. E Okon,N.REkere, J. N Ihedioha (2012):Simultaneous UV – VIS Spectrophootometric Quantitative Determinations of Cyanidin Complexes of Co, Zn, Cr, Cu, and Fe ions in Mixed Aqueous Solutions. International Journal of Chemical and Analytical Science, 3(12), 1662-1664 19. J. N. Ihedioha and C. O. B. Okoye. (2012): Cadmium and Lead Levels in Muscle and Edible Offal of Cow Reared in Nigeria. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol88 (3): 422–427. 20. C.O.B. Okoye. C.N. Ibeto C.N and J.N. Ihedioha. (2011): Preliminary studies on the characterization of orange seed and pawpaw seed oils. Amer. J. Food Technol. 6 (5):422-426. 21. C. O. B. Okoye, Aneke A.U., C.N. Ibeto and J.N. Ihedioha. (2011):Heavy Metals Analysis of Local and Exotic Poultry Meat.Int. J. Appl. Environ Sci. 6 (1): 49-55. 22. Okoye, C. O. B, Ibeto, C. N. and Ihedioha J.N. (2011): Assessment of heavy metals in chicken feeds sold in south eastern, Nigeria. Adv Appl. Sci. Res., 2 (3):63-68. 23. Ihedioha, J. N. and Okoye, C.O.B. (2011): Nutritional evaluation of Mucunaflagellipes: an underutilized legume in Eastern Nigeria. Amer. J. Plant Nutr. Fertil. Technol., 1(1):55-63. 24. Ugwu, J. N. , Okoye, C. O. B. and Ibeto, C. N. (2011): Impacts of Vehicle Emissions and Ambient Atmospheric Deposition in Nigeria on the Pb, Cd, and Ni Content of Fermented Cassava Flour Processed by Sun-Drying. Hum. Ecol. Risk Assess.- an Int. J, 17(2): 478-488. 25. C. O. B. Okoye, J. N. Ugwuand C.N.Ibeto. (2010): Characterization of rural water resources for potable water supply in some parts of South-Eastern Nigeria. J. Chem. Soc. Nig., 35 (1): 83-88. 26. J. N. Ugwu and C.O.B. Okoye. (2010): Trace metal levels in canned Sardine Fish (Sardinia pilchardus) from ogige market in Nsukka. J. Chem. Soc. Nig., 35 (1): 43-47. 27. C. O. B. Okoye and J. N. Ugwu. (2010):Impact of environmentalcadmium, lead, copper and zinc on quality of goat meat in Nigeria. Bull. Chem. Soc. Ethiopia. 24 (1):133-138. 28. Okoye, C.O.B and Ugwu, J. N. (2008): Evaluation of three methods of sugar analyses for determination of low –level sugar in fruits. Plant Prod. Res., 12: 19-22.


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