Emmanuel Adeyeye

Emmanuel Adeyeye
Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti | EKITI · Department of Chemistry

B. Sc, M.Sc, Ph.D

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Introduction
Emmanuel Adeyeye currently works at the Department of Chemistry, Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti. Emmanuel does research in Analytical, Food and Environmental Chemistry.
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August 2012 - July 2014
Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti
Position
  • Head of Department

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Publications (261)
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The proximate, amino acid, and mineral compositions of commonly sold steamed bambara groundnut pastes in two different motor parks (SBGM and SBGJ) were investigated using standard procedures and methods. The respective proximate composition values (g/100g sample) of SBGM and SBGJ were: moisture (3.02 and 3.57), ash (7.13 and 7.69), crude fat (14.98...
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Concentrations of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) from a dry extract of fresh and smoked body parts of Clarias gariepinus were examined to determine associated potential human health risks. Gas chromatography analysis was employed for the PAHs determination. The PAHs levels ranged from 0.001 µg/kg [indeno (1,2,3-cd)pyrene] to 11.7 µg/kg (ac...
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The report here contained the analytical characteristics of the proximate and mineral evaluation of Nigerian local cheese popularly called wara prepared from the local extract coagulant from Calotropis procera. Analyses were on dry weight basis. The proximate values exhibited high levels of the following (g/100 g): crude fat, crude protein, crude f...
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An investigation into the vitamins composition levels in Clarias gariepinus fish was carried out and reported in dry extract/fresh; dry extract / smoked-dried on individual vitamins and the sum of the whole vitamins. Parts investigated were liver, muscle and head. Whereas fresh and smoked-dried data were laboratory results, the dry extract portions...
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The report here contained the analytical characteristics of the proximate and mineral evaluation of Nigerian local cheese popularly called wara prepared from the local extract coagulant from Calotropis procera. Analyses were on dry weight basis. The proximate values exhibited high levels of the following (g/100 g): crude fat, crude protein, crude f...
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This article reports the amino acid composition of the Nigerian local cheese called ‘wara’. ‘Wara’ is made by boiling cow milk with some added coagulant to cuddle the milk protein resulting in coagulated milk protein and whey. ‘Wara’ used to be an excellent source of nutrients such as proteins, fats, minerals and vitamins. Samples were purchased in...
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Antioxidant and inhibition of premature skin ageing activities of medicinal plants, in addition to varying degree of health benefits have received global recognition. The present study investigated the quantification of phytochemicals in the body parts of C. sativa [root, leaf, stem, seed, seed plus leaf (SK)]. Total antioxidant capacities of the p...
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Amino acid analysis of raw, germinated and steeped maize from same source was carried out. Samples were designated B11 (raw), B22 (germinated) and B33 (steeped). Results were in g/100g. Protein was: B11 (10.9), B22 (13.0), B33 (13.2) with corresponding amino acid (AA) of 77.2, 77.5 and 85.8. Lys was low at B11 (5.09) > B22 (4.82) > B33 (4.65). TEAA...
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The proximate compositions of brain (A), eyes (B), tongue (E), liver (D), heart (F), gizzard (C), skin (H) and muscle (G) of Muscovy duck-hen were determined. The proximate composition values ranged as follows (values in g/100g on dry weight basis) ash (0.18 – 3.77 ± 1.40), moisture (0.50 – 4.78± 1.40), protein (3.24 – 79.9 ± 29.7), fat (0.23 – 5.6...
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Bulrush or pearl millet is an important food as well as forage crop. This work contained the report on the sugar, ascorbic acid and antinutrients of raw, fermented and sprouted pearl millet; also reported were the various pH values and food properties. Sugars reported were dextrose, fructose, maltose, lactose (anhydrous) and lactose (hydrated) cont...
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Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) and polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) congeners in groundwater samples from selected fuel stations in Ado-Ekiti, Southwestern Nigeria, were analyzed to investigate the impact of increased anthropogenic activities. Qualitative and quantitative evaluations of the PAHs and PCBs were done using gas chromatography coup...
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The article reports the amino acid composition of Nigerian beef jerky meat called Kilishi. Kilishi is consumed dry, hence determination was on dry weight basis. Sample was purchased in Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria. Amino acid values were highest for non-essential amino acid in Glu (14.3 g100g ⁻¹ ) whereas from essential amino acid it was Lys (8.69 g100g ⁻¹ )...
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Household technologies such as fermentation, soaking, roasting and malting are traditionally used in many societies with the assumption that they can contribute to improving the safety and quality of complementary foods. To observe the dietary lipid quality, unprocessed, steeped and germinated maize grains were used to evaluate their effect on the...
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We have reported on the lipids constituent of kilishi. The followings were observed on this unit (g/100g): crude fat (14.2); fatty acid (13.0); other lipids (1.19); whereas energy results from the weights were (kJ/100g and kcal/100g): crude fat (525/128); fatty acid (481/117); other lipids (44.1/10.7). The SFAs ranged from 0.00 - 25.3% of total FA...
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The study investigated the concentration of pesticides in cotyledon and testa of Moringa oleifera collected from a garden in Ado-Ekiti. Gas chromatographic analysis was employed for the pesticides determination after careful extraction and florisil cleanup. The concentration (µg/kg) of pesticides in the cotyledon ranged from 0.031 (2, 4, 6-trichlor...
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Amino acids composition of Thryonomys swingeria nu s is reported. Whereas protein values (g100g ⁻¹ ) were liver (74.1), kidney (91.5), heart (84.6); corresponding total amino acid values were 93.5, 83.2 and 80.6. True protein from the crude protein of the samples ran thus: liver>kidney>heart. Of the twenty parameters reported on, liver was best in...
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Its about the Vitamin Contents of Ten Species of edible Insects Commonly found in South West Nigeria and the Nutritional Implications
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Plantain chips obtained from the use and re-use of coconut and palm oils were investigated for the anti-nutritional factors levels and antioxidant capacities (DPPH, ABTS, FRAP, OH inhibition, NO inhibition, flavonoids and total phenolic (assays) using standard analytical methods. For the selected oils [both use and re-use: first and second re-use a...
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This work focuses on production of biodiesel from natural and refined castor seed oil. Oil was extracted with normal-hexane solvent at 60°C using Soxhlet apparatus and pretreated by alkaline refining process before transesterification with methanolic potassium hydroxide solution as catalyst. The effect of alkaline refining on the oil characteristic...
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Conference papers are about the functional properties of food, Spectroscopic analysis of oil, Calcium, Zinc and phytate interrelationship of food
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This article reports the amino acid profiles of the innards of the male and female dry samples of N. maculatus collected from the Atlantic Ocean at Orimedu beach in Ibeju-Lekki, Lagos, Nigeria. The analytical results showed high values of amino acids being observed in both heterosexual samples (g 100g ⁻¹ protein): 8.17-8.32 (Leu), 8.35-10.3 (Asp),...
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The levels of fatty acids, phospholipids and sterols were evaluated in the innards of the male and female Neopetrolisthes maculatus using standard methods. All determinations were on dry weight basis. Results showed the crude fat to vary as follows: 11.8g/100g (female) -12.5g/100g (male) and the corresponding total fatty acid ranged from 11.0 - 11....
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Effects of use and re-use of different edible vegetable oils (refined palm olein, soya, olive) on the anti-nutritional factors and antioxidant activities of the plantain chips were investigated using standard analytical methods. For the selected oil (both use and re-use: first and second re-use and the fresh plantain chips (UPC)) had the following...
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Pesticides residues in fresh and smoked body parts of Clarias gariepinus were investigated to evaluate their contamination status and risks to human health. The results gave an overview of the contamination levels of these (head, body trunk and liver) fish parts. The pesticides [organochlorine (OC), organophosphorus (OP), pyrethroids (PY) and other...
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The flesh of female and male Neopetrolisthesmaculatus was used for the determination of proximate, minerals, vitamins compositions, mineral safety index (MSI) and mineral ratios (MRs). The values of crude fat, carbohydrate, total ash, moisture and fatty acid were more concentrated in the female than male sample. These parameters: crude protein, car...
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The study investigated levels of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in fresh and smoked body parts of Clarias gariepinus in Nigeria. Effect of smoking on the PAHs level was also considered. The mean PAHs concentration ranged from 0.0005 µg/kg [indeno (1,2,3-cd)pyrene] to 2.24 µg/kg (fluoranthene, pyrene) and 0.0009 µg/kg [indeno(1,2,3-cd)pyren...
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Shells of two different characteristic eggs of quail bird were examined for their amino acid contents. The results showed that Leu was the most concentrated essential amino acid in the two shells (8.46-8.72 g/100g) whereas Glu was of the highest concentration from the non-essential amino acid group. Other results were: %TEAA (54.1-52.7), P-PER1 and...
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The study investigated levels of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in fresh body parts of commonly consumed and commercially available fish (Clarias gariepinus) in Nigeria, with the view of assessing the possible potential non-carcinogenic and carcinogenic health risks to humans. The mean PAHs concentration ranged from 0.0005 µg/kg [indeno (1...
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This study reported the determination of the lipid profile of the brain of the male free-roaming domestic dog (Canis lupus var. familiaris) edible portion on dry weight basis. Parameters determined were total crude fat, sterols and phospholipid levels. Calculated from the main results were total fatty acid, total energy (both in kJ and kcal); fatty...
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An investigation into the proximate composition, mineral composition and the mineral safety index of heart, skin, muscle, lungs, tongue, kidney, spleen, brain, liver and eyes of African giant pouch rat was carried out using standard methods, calculations of metabolizable energy, percentage energy contribution due to: protein, fat and carbohydrate;...
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p>Pollution potentials of heavy metals in soils around a Sawmill at Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria were evaluated. The geo-accumulation (I <sub>geo</sub> ) values were positive, less than 1.0 and within Class 1 I <sub>geo</sub> grade indicating none to moderate pollution of the soils by the heavy metals. Chi-square analysis showed that the I <sub>geo</sub> val...
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Amino acid profiles of girth and skin of female domestic duck consumed in Nigeria were determined. The %N ranged as 13.06 (girth) - 13.29 (skin) with respective total amino acid in g.100g-1 as 88.73 and 89.67. The amino acids were more concentrated in the skin than in the girth. Protein efficiency ratios 1 and 2 were 2.52 (girth) - 2.32 (skin) and...
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Amino acid composition of Triticum durum flour was examined using standard analytical techniques. Among the amino acids investigated, glutamic acid (11.4 g/100g crude protein, cp) had the highest concentration. The concentration (g/100g cp) of Leucine (6.80) isoleucine (3.39), lysine (5.59) and histidine (2.24) meet the standard requirements for pr...
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p style="margin: 0in 0in 8pt; text-align: justify;"> This study investigated the level and occurrence of 13 organophosphorus pesticides (OPPs) residues in cocoa beans from some cocoa farms in Ekiti state, Nigeria. The pesticides in the cocoa beans were extracted and cleaned up on silica gel adsorbent. A gas chromatograph coupled with flame photomet...
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This study determined the lipid profile of Lanistes libycus edible portion on dry weight basis. The parameters determined were total crude fat, total fatty acids, sterols and phospholipid levels. Calculated from the main results were total fatty acid; total energy (both in kJ and kcal) in various sources; fatty acid in edible portion (EP); fatty ac...
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The proximate, mineral, vitamin composition and mineral safety index in the furs of four domestic animals (goat, sheep, cow and pig) were determined using standard analytical methods. The results showed that the furs of all the animals were characterized by high protein content (90.2 – 91.1 g/100g) with the highest concentration in cow " s fur. Amo...
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Proximate, minerals, phytochemicals, amino acids, lipidscomposition and some food properties were determined in the edible part of Pleurotus tuber-regium. In the proximate composition: protein,ash and carbohydrate were high. Energy due to proteinand utilizable energy due to protein were high.High levels wereobserved in Ca, Mg, K, Na and P; the Ca/P...
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This study determined the chemical composition of the various parts of the Passiflora edulis fruit. The various parts were separated and analyzed for –chemical composition and antinutrient contents. Calculated were mineral safety index (MSI) and mineral ratios of some minerals; regression analyses in mineral and proximate values between seed/juice...
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A large number of insect species are potential sources of valuable nutrients for humans and animals. Inadequate information and advocacy on them seem to make this valuable source under-utilized in nutritional biochemistry. This study was conducted to determine the lipid composition profiles of processed larvae (palm grubs) of Rhynchophorus phoecini...
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Introduction: Pollution caused by crude oil and its products is the most prevalent and widespread problem in soil and water environments and is increasingly being implicated as being responsible for the global warming menace being battled worldwide Aims: This study was carried out to evaluate the potential of Pseudomonas sp. from dumpsite soil to d...
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This paper reports on amino acid profiles of the flesh of heterosexuals of porcellanids collected from the Atlantic Ocean at Orimedu beach in Ibeju-Lekki, Lagos, Nigeria. Results showed that high values of amino acids were observed in the heterosexual flesh of Neopetrolisthes maculatus (g 100g-1 protein): 17.7 – 17.8 (Glu), 9.90 – 10.0 (Asp), 8.70...
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The innards of the male and female Neopetrolisthes maculatus were used for the analyses of the proximate, minerals and vitamins compositions,as well as calculations of mineral ratios and mineral safety index (MSI).Total ash and crude protein were high at corresponding levels (g/100g) of 10.8-13.0 and 55.5-56.8. Crude fibre and carbohydrate were low...
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The nutritive potentials of rumen liquor fermented cassava starch residue (RLFCSR) were evaluated with a view to providing basic analytical data which will enhance its use in animal feed. The crude protein (CP) of cassava starch residue increased from 35.62-79.4 g/kg, while the crude fibre (CF) decreased from 125.18-83.87 g/kg as the levels of N-so...
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Abstract: Shrimps are eaten either whole (shell + flesh) after drying or as flesh alone (when fresh). The purpose of this work is to document data on the proximate, mineral compositions, mineral ratios and mineral safety index (MSI) of the whole shrimp, shell and flesh Pandalus borealis. High proximate values (g kg-1): total solid (958.1-980.0); as...
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The proximate and mineral composition of Apis mellifera, Macrotermes belliccosus, Imbrasia belina, Oryctes boas and Sitophilus zeamais were determined. The protein and carbohydrate contents varied from at 14.0 – 17.2 g/100g and 60.5 – 71.8 g/100g, respectively. Crude fat content was low (2.98 g/100g) in Oryctes boas. Total energy (1505-1569 kJ/100g...
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The raw, cooked and roasted seed parts of Treculia africana commonly called “afon” in Yoruba and “ukwa” in Ibo languages were investigated for the mineral composition using standard methods. Calculations of Ca/P, Na/K, [K/(Ca+Mg)], Ca/Mg ratios and mineral safety index were also carried out. In the mineral composition, raw samples were best in Na a...
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The levels of fatty acids, phospholipids and phytosterols were determined in three common vegetables consumed in Nigeria (Corcho-rus olitorius, Telferia occidentalis and Amaranthus hybridus) on dry weight basis. Results showed that crude fat varied from 0.250-4.18 g/100g; SFA ranged from 15.3–23.0% of the total fatty acids, total monounsaturated fa...
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The levels of organochlorine (OC) and organophosphorus (OP) pesticides residues in water and sediment samples from Ero River were determined to generate information to help in scientific assessment of the impact of pesticides from nearby farms on Ero River which serve as drinking water and irrigation to the people of the area. Method 3510 and 3550C...
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The levels of crude fat, fatty acids, phospholipids and phytosterols were investigated in the melon seed samples. The most concentrated among the fatty acids was linoleic acid (58.9-60.7%) in all the samples. The bulk of the fatty acids was unsaturated (77.8-79.7%) while the saturated fatty acids were just 14.9-22.2 %, mainly from palmitic acid (9....
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The lipid composition of the subcutaneous fat (T1), skin (T2) and muscle (T3) of bull was investigated. The crude fat had levels (g/100 g) of 6.71 (T1), 6.08 (T2) and 5.02 (T3). The total fatty acid values were (g/100 g): 6.15 (T1), 5.57(T2) and 4.60 (T3) leading to the following percentage distributions: SFA, 33.3 (T1), 32.1 (T2) and 38.7 (T3); MU...
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The concentrations and distribution of organochlorine pesticide residues inChrysichthys nigrodigitatus and Oreochromis niloticus fish samples from Ero river were studied to determine the extent of bioaccumulation in the fish and potential health risk associated with the organochlorine pesticides. Fish samples were collected from the studied river a...
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The levels of fatty acids, phospholipids and sterols were determined in the brains of she-goat and castrated goat found in Ekiti State, Nigeria by gas chromatography. Results showed that the crude fat levels were 9.98 and 10.2 % in the brains of she-goat and castrated goat respectively. The fatty acid composition of she-goat and castrated goat brai...
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This study considered the levels of 15 organochlorine pesticide (OCPs) residues (α-BHC, β-BHC, ϒ-BHC, lindane, chlorothalonil, heptachlor, aldrin, heptachlor epoxide, endosulfan I, endosulfan II, endrin, dieldrin, p, p'-DDD, p, p'-DDT and endosulfan sulphate in water, sediments and fish species from Ogbese river in Ekiti State, Southwestern Nigeria...
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Tea bush leaves are important in the preparation of soups. Crude fat was 5.20g/100g. High value results (g/100g): protein (28.9), carbohydrate (36.2), ash (9.40), fibre (14.1); fatty acid (4.16g/100g) with energy value (154kJ/100g). High major minerals were: Ca, Mg, K and P, high trace minerals were: Fe, Cu, Mn and Zn. Mineral ratios within nutriti...
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Lipid and fatty acid composition of two species of shell fish (Sudananautes africanus africanus and Callinectes latimanus) are reported. Crude fat varied from 0.870 to 1.83 g/100 g on dry weight basis. SFA varied from 18.6 to 23.8 % of total fatty acid weight and MUFA varied from 37.5 to 43.9 %. PUFA (n-6+n-3) ranged from 37.5-39.4 %. The following...
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The levels of fatty acids, sterols and phospholipids were determined in the muscle of Acanthurus monroviae and Lutjanus goreensis on a dry weight basis. Results showed crude fat varied from 5.15-6.25 g/100 g; SFA varied from 26.9-28.3% of total fatty acids, total unsaturated fatty acids varied from 71.7-73.2%, PUFA range was 21.2-42.2% and PUFA/SFA...