Department: Pure And Industrial Chemistry
Faculty: Physical Sciences
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Publications (Articles and Journals):
(I) Books 1. C.A. Nwadinigwe. Inorganic Chemistry: A Guide to IUPAC Nomenclature. Fourth Dimension Publishers, 1985. 2. C.A. Nwadinigwe, F.A. Onwodi, U.C. Okoro, F.I. Nwabue and J.U. Oguakwa. Principles of Inorganic Chemistry… the Fundamental Aspects, Academic Publishers, Nsukka, 1997. 3 S.O. Onyiriuka, M.N. Nwaji, C.A. Nwadinigwe, L.E.S. Akpanisi and U.C. Okoro. Principles of Organic Chemistry… the Fundamental Aspects, Academic Publishers, Nsukka, 1997. ISBN: 978-34280-0-4. 4. C.A. Nwadinigwe, Basic Principles of Organic Chemistry. Great AP Express Publishers Ltd, Nsukka Nigeria. ISBN 978-37185-7-6 pbk, 2004. 5. P.N. Okeke, C.A. Nwadinigwe and J. Unaegbu (Ed) Physical Sciences: Scope, Career Opportunities and Contributions to National Development, 2015. ISBN: 978-8506-55-3. (II) Major Journal Articles 6. C.A. Nwadinigwe. Comparative Yield of cis-1.4-polyisoprene from Stem Latex of Four Landolphia species. Phytochemistry. 20 (9), 2301 (1981). 7. C.A. Nwadinigwe. Nutritional Value and Mineral Contents of Chrysophyllum albidum fruit. J. Sci. Food Agric.. 23, 283 (1982). 8. B.L. Booth, R.N. Haszeldine, and C.A. Nwadinigwe. Nitroxide Chemistry. Part 20. N, N-Bis (trifluoromethyl) hydroxylamine as a carbocation Trapping Agent, J. Chem, Soc. Perkin I, 835 (1982). 9. C.A. Nwadinigwe and U.U, Egereonu, Chemical and Instrumental Analysis of Enugu Coals. J. Min. & Geol., 22, 149 (1985) 10. I.U. Obi, C.A. Nwadinigwe & J.J. Olobashola. Effect of Symbiostart and N-P-K Fertilizers on the Yield and some Agronomic Characteristics of Four Cultivatars of Maize under Irrigation. E. Afri. Agric. For J., 49 (4), 102 (1984) 11. C.A. Nwadinigwe and P.C. Achilike. The Metal Content of Nigerian Crudes and Associated Water. J. Min & Geol. 23, 113 (1987). 12. C.A. Nwadinigwe, Some Hitherto Uncharacterized Latex Polyisoprenes. Phytochemistry. 27,2135(1984). 13. C.A. Nwadinigwe, Processing Aspects of Ni and V in some Nigerian Crudes. Bull. Chem. Soc. Nig.. 9. 31 (1984). 14. C.A. Nwadinigwe, Correlation of Chemical Composition to the bleaching property of some Nigerian clays.. Nig. J. Min. & Geol, 25, 199 (1989). 15. C.A. Nwadinigwe. Further Studies on Sub-bituminous Coals: Preasphaltene, Asphaltene, Oil and n-paraffin contents of Enugu Coals. Bull. Chem. Soc. Nig.. 12.21 (1987) 16. C.A. Nwadinigwe, Odd/even ratio and Carbon Preference Index (CPI) geochemical studies of n-paraffin functionality in light crudes and higher boiling fractions. J. Chem. Soc. Nig. 17. C.A. Nwadinigwe, Chemical and Toxicological Studies on the Seed Oils of Mangifera indica, Linn, and Persea Americana. Mil. Bull. Chem. Soc. Nig..12.73 (1987) 18. C.A. Nwadinigwe. Lignite and Sub-Bituminous Coals: Rich Stock For Smokeless Solid Fuels and Chemicals. Proceedings of the Coal 88 International Symosium. Enugu. 15-18 Nov. 1988. 19. C.A. Nwadinigwe and S. O. Eze. Urea Adduction of n-Alkanes in Refinery Fractions. J. Chem.. Soc.Nig.. 13.43 (1988) 20. C.A. Nwadinigwe. Career Prospects in the Physical Sciences. Recommendations and Conference Proceedings of the National Committee of Deans of Science of Nigerian Universities on the Theme: “Implementation of the National Science and Technology Policy”, 1988, pp. 36 – 48 (Edited and Refereed). 21. I.O Akpabio, C. Ikoku and C.A. Nwadinigwe Chromatographic Fingerprinting of Sub-bituminous Coal Extracts. Nig. J. Chem. Res. 3, 1998 22. C.A. Nwadinigwe. Chrysophyllum albidum: Chemical., Phytochemical and Toxicological Investigations of the Seed Extracts. J. Chem. Soc._Nig., 13, (1988). 23. C.A. Nwadinigwe and S. O. Eze. Deparaffination of Light cmdes through Urea-n-alkane Channel Complexes. Fuel 69 (1). 126 (1990). 24. C. Ikoku, C.A. Nwadinigwe and 1.0. Akpabio. Thermogravimetric and Derivative Thermogravimetric Analyses of four Non-caking Coals. Nig. J. Min. & Geol. 25. C.A. Nwadinigwe and K.A. Okoroji. Novel Equation for Quantitative Hydrocarbon-type Analysis of Petroleum Fractions. Fuel. 69 (3)340 (1990). 26. C. Ikoku, C.A. Nwadinigwe and 1.0. Akpabio. Compositional Analysis of Occluded n-Paraffins in sub-Bituminuous Coals. J. Chem. Soc. Nig.. 14. 76 (1989). 27. C.A. Nwadinigwe. Chemical, Phytochemical and Toxicological Investigation of the Seeds of Dacroyoides edules and Authranella congolensis. J. Chem. Soc. Nig.. 15. 44 (1990). 28. C.A. Nwadinigwe. Wax and Resin Characteristics of Nigeria’s Lignites and Sub-bituminous Coals. J. Min. & Geol. 28(1), 75 (1992). 29. C.A. Nwadinigwe and A.K. Okoroji. Parametric Studies of Nigerian Well-Head crudes. J. Min.. & Geol.. 28(1), 75 (1992). 30. C.A. Nwadinigwe and I.O. Nwobodo. Analysis of n-paraffins in Light Crudes: Molecular Sieve and Urea Adduction Techniques Revisited. Fuel. 73 (5), 779 (1994). 31. C.A. Nwadinigwe and M.C. Maduka. A Quantitative Assessment of the Classes of Nitrogenous Compounds in Light Crudes. Fuel, 72(8), 1139,(1993). 32. C.A. Nwadinigwe and C.I. Akuche. An Assessment of Conjugated Diolefms in some Well-head Crudes and F.C. C. Naphthas. J. Chem. Soc. Nig. 16. 14 (1991). 33. C.A. Nwadinigwe. Manpower development in Chemistry and Bitechnology: Contribution to Nigerian Development. Preceedings on symposium on chemistry & Biotechnology for National Development Sheda Science & Tehnology Complex, Abuja, Nigeria. August. 17th – 18th, 1995. 34. I.O. Akpabio, C. Ikoku and C.A. Nwadinigwe. Chromatographic Fingerprinting of Sub-bituminous Coal Extracts. Nigerian Journal of Chemical Research, 3, 1 (1998). 35. O.T. Ujam, C.A. Nwadinigwe, P.O. Ukoha and J.N Asegbeloyin. Synthesis, characterization and antimicrobial activity of an hydrazone derived 2-thienyl acetylchloride and phynylhydrane and its Mn(II) and Zn(II) complexes. International Journal of Chemistry (4-31, C.I.T., Singhee-Bagan, Calcutta, India). 18(1): 9, 2008. 36. L.N. Obasi, C.A. Nwadinigwe and J.N. Asegbeloyin. Trace heavy metal in fluted pumpkin leaves grown on soil treated with sewage sludge and effluents. Proceedings of the 31st Annual International Conference of the Chemical Society of Nigeria. Pp. 245-251, 2008. 37. C.A. Nwadinigwe, N.Surma and A.O. Nwadinigwe. Biodeisel Fuels: Evaluations from Cyperus esculentus (L) and Cucumis melo (l). International Journal of Chemistry (4-31, C.I.T, Singhee-Bagan, Calcutta, India). 19(1), 2009. 38. C.A. Nwadinigwe and A.C. Asogwa. The application of Urea adduction technique in geochemical studies for possible hydrocarbon occurrences. International Journal of Chemistry (14-) 39 U.C. Okoro, M.A.Nnabugwu and C.A. Nwadinigwe. Synthesis of same new diaza-analogues of angular phenothiazine as stable cyclic quinoneimines. International Journal of Chemistry, 18(4), 2008. 40. N.N. Ukwueze, C.A. Nwadinigwe, C.O.B. Okoye and F.B.C. Okoye. Potentials of 3,3,4,5,7-pentahydroxyflavylin of Hibiscus rosa-sinensis L. (Malvaceae) flowers as ligand in the quantitative determination of Pb, Cd, and Cr. Int. J. Phys. Sci., 4(2), 58-62, 2009. 41. O.G. Igbum, A.C. Eloka-Eboka and C.A. Nwadinigwe. Effects of Transesterification Variables on Yields and Properties of Biodiesel Fuels Produced from Four Virgin Tropical Seeds Oils. Int. J. Environ. Bioener. 1(2), 119, 2012. 42. O.G. Igbum, A.C. Eloka-Eboka and C.A. Nwadinigwe. Chemo-Physical Properties of Sandbox tree, WildMelon, Fluted Pumpkin and Black date seed oils for Biodiesel production. Int. J. Advances in Science & Technology. 4(6), 70, 2012 43. O.G. Igbum, L. Leke, S. Ande, M.U. Okoronkwo and C.A. Nwadinigwe. Effects of Transesterification Variables on the Characteristics of Methyl Esters Obtained from four Virgin Tropical Seed oils in Nigeria. Int. J. Pure & Appl. Chem. 2(4), 230, 2012. 44. L.A. Nnamonu, V.C. Agwada, C.A. Nwadinigwe. Synthesis of N-Benzyl-3-anilinopropanamides and Cyclization to 4- Hydroxy- 4- N- benzylamino -1,2,3,4 –tetrahydroquinoline. Int. J. Org. Chem 3, 229, 2013. 45. O.G. Igbum, K. Asemave, C.A. Nwadinigwe and N.Y. Akoasa. Heavy Metal Analysis of Blends of Methyl Esters Obtained from Four Virgin Tropical Seed Oils. Int. J. Sci. & Res. 2(4), 463, 2013. 46. O.G. Igbum, L.Leke, M.U. Okoronkwo, A. Eboka and C.A Nwadinigwe. Evaluation of Fuel Properties from Free Fatty Acid Compositions of Methyl Esters Obtained from Four Tropical Virgin Oils. Int. J. Appl. Chem. 9(1), 37, 2013. 47. E.E. Akpan, C.K. Ogboi and C.A. Nwadinigwe. Bioremediation of Hydrocarbon Polluted Soil in the Lowland Ecosystem in the Niger Delta through Enhanced Natural Attenuation Process (ENAP). Int. J. Appl. Science & Technology. 4(8), 2013. 48. C.A. Nwadinigwe, I.V. Anigbogu and O.T. Ujam. Studies on Precipitation Performance of n-heptane and n-pentane on C7 and C5/C7 asphaltenes and maltenes from 350⁰C Atmospheric Residuum of Three Nigerian light crudes. J. Pet. Expl. & Prod. Technology. ISSN: 2190-0558, 2014. 49. C.A. Nwadinigwe, T.N. Alumona. NAASAR Procedure for Quantitative Assessment of n-alkanes, Asphaltenes and Resins in Crudes. J. Pet. Expl. & Prod. Technology. ISSN: 2190-0558, 2014.

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