Dr. O. Atolani

Managing Editor, AST
Department of Chemistry
University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria
E-mail: atolani.o@unilorin.edu.ng
Page: http://www.unilorin.edu.ng/index.php/faculties/physical-science/chemistry-department/401-staff/6326-dr-olubunmi-atolani

Fields of interest

  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Natural Products Chemistry
  • Chemoinformatics
  • Drug Development

Recent publications

  • Erukainure O.L., Hafizur R.M., Choudhary M.I., Adhikari , Mesaik A.M., Atolani O., Banerjee P, Preissner R., Muhammad A, Islam M.S. (2017). Anti-diabetic effect of the ethyl acetate fraction of Clerodendrum volubile: protocatechuic acid suppresses phagocytic oxidative burst and modulates inflammatory cytokines. Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy 86 (2017) 307–315. (Elsevier) http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biopha.2016.12.035
  • Kambizi L, M.T. Bakare-Odunola, A.T. Oladiji, A.T. Kola-Mustapha, T.O. Amusa, O. *Atolani, N.S. Njinga & A.L. Quadri (2017). Proteinease inhibition, membrane stabilization, antioxidant and phytochemical evaluations of leaves, seeds and calyces of four selected edible medicinal plants. Cogent Chemistry, 3: 1314064. (Taylor and Francis). http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23312009.2017.1314064
  • Erukainure, O. L., Mesaik, M. A., Atolani, O., Muhammad, A., Chukwuma, C. I., & Islam, M. S. (2017). Pectolinarigenin from the leaves of Clerodendrum volubile shows potent immunomodulatory activity by inhibiting T− cell proliferation and modulating respiratory oxidative burst in phagocytes. Biomedicine and Pharmacotherapy,93, 529-535. (Elsevier) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biopha.2017.06.060
  • Atolani O, Olabiyi E.T., Issa A.A., Azeez H.T., Onoja E.G., Ibrahim S.O., Zubair M.F., Oguntoye O.S. and Olatunji G.A. (2016). Green synthesis and characterisation of natural antiseptic soaps from the oils of underutilised tropical seed. Sustainable Chemistry and Pharmacy 4: 32–39. (Elsevier) http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scp.2016.07.006
  • Atolani O. and Olatunji, G.A. (2016). Chemical Composition, Antioxidant and Cytotoxicity Potential of Daniellia oliveri (Rolfe) Hutch. & Dalz. Turk J Pharm Sci 13(1), 41-46. (Published by the Turkish Pharmacists’ Association, Academy of Pharmacy, Turkey) http://journal.teb.org.tr/131TJPS41-46.pdf
  • Oluyori A.P., Shaw A.K., Preeti R., Reddy S., Atolani O. Olatunji G.A., Fabiyi O.A. (2015). Natural antifungal compounds from the peels of Ipomoea batatas Lam. (Taylor and Francis). DOI: 1080/14786419.2015.1113413. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/14786419.2015.1113413
  • Osho A., Otuechere CA, Adeosun CB, Oluwagbemi T, Atolani O (2015). Phytochemical, sub-acute toxicity, and antibacterial evaluation of Cordia sebestena leaf extracts. Journal of basic and clinical physiology and pharmacology. (De Gruyter, Germany). DOI: 1515/jbcpp-2015-0031
  • Adeosun, C.B., Bamigbade O.I., Osho A. and Atolani O*. (2015). Volatile composition of leaf, flower and fruit of Cordia sebestena. Journal of Essential oil Bearing Plant. TEOP 18 (4) 976-981 (Taylor and Francis). DOI 1080/0972060X.2014.884758
  • Atolani, O*. and Olatunji, G.A. (2014): Antiglycation Potential of Polyalthic Acid (Furano-terpene) from Daniella oliveri. Journal of Pharmaceutical Analysis 4(6):407–411. (Elsevier) – org/10.1016/j.jpha.2014.05.002
  • Atolani, O*. Fabiyi O.A. and Olatunji, G.A. (2014): Nematicidal isochromane glycoside from Kigelia pinnata Acta Agriculturae Slovenica, 104 (1): 25–31. (Published by University of Ljubljana, Slovenia) doi:10.14720/aas.2014.104.1.3
  • Atolani, O*. Fabiyi O.A. and Olatunji, G.A. (2014): Isovitexin from Kigelia pinnata, a potential eco-friendly nematicidal agent. Tropical Agriculture, the journal of the faculty of food and Agriculture the University of the West Indies, Trinidad.  – Agric. 91: 67-74.               DOI 0041-3216/2014/20067-08
  • Atolani, O*., Oladoye, S., Adeyemi O. S., Olatunj, G.A. (2014): In vitro antiproliferative and antimicrobial evaluation of Kigelia pinnata. Environmental and Experimental Biology. 12: 29–32. (Published by University of Latvia)http://eeb.lu.lv/EEB/201403/EEB_12_Atolani.pdf
  • Atolani, O*, Gabriel A. Olatunji, Fabiyi Oluwatoyin Adenike, Adeniji J. Adekunle and Omonike, O. O. (2013): Phytochemicals from Kigelia pinnata Leaves shows Antioxidant and Anti-cancer potentials on Human Cancer Cell Line. Journal of Medicinal Food. 16 (10): 878-885. (Published by Korean Society of Food Science and Nutrition). DOI: 10.1089/jmf.2012.0249
  • Atolani, O*, Adeniji, A, Omonike, O.O. and Olatunji, G.A. (2013): Energy Dispersive – XRF Metal Analysis and Cancer Cell Line Cytotoxicity of Kigelia pinnata Root. Journal of Biologically Active Products from Nature. 3:3, 194-199. (Taylor and Francis) DOI:10.1080/22311866.2013.833382
  • Adeosun, C.B., Sinmisola, S., Opeifa, A.O. and Atolani, O*. (2013): Essential oil from the stem bark of Cordia sebestena Scavenged Free Radicals. Journal of Acute Medicine. (Elsevier) 3: 138-141. DOI: 10.1016/j.jacme.2013.07.002
  • Fabiyi, O.A, Atolani*, Oluyomi, O.S. and Olatunji, G.A. (2012): Antioxidant and Cytotoxicity of β-Amyrin acetate fraction from Bridelia ferruginea Leaves     (2012): Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine. 2: (2): S981–S984.      (Elsevier) DOI.org/10.1016/S2221-1691(12)60347-5
  • Atolani, O*, Oladoye, S, Oluyori, A.P. and Olatunji, G.A. (2012): New           Constituents of Kigelia pinnata LeavesSingapore Journal of Scientific   Research. 2: 47-53. DOI:10.3923/sjsres.2012
  • Atolani, O*, Omere J, Otuechere, C.A, A. Adewuyi, A (2012): Antioxidant and cytotoxicity effects of seed oils from edible fruits. Journal of Acute Disease.       (Elsevier). DOI: 10.1016/S2221-6189(13)60073-6
  • Fayemi, S.O, Osho, A and Atolani, (2013): In vitro anticandida and antioxidant potential of Mezoneuron benthamianum. Journal of Acute Disease. (Elsevier).       DOI: 10.1016/S2221-6189(13)60071-2
  • Atolani, O*, Adeyemi, O.S., Akpan, E. and Adeosun, C.B. and Olatunji G.A.           (2011). Chemical Composition and Antioxidant Potentials of Kigelia pinnata Root Oil and Extracts. EXCLI Journal. 10:264-273 (Mainz University, Germany). www.excli.de/vol10/Atolani11_2011/Atolani_30112011_proof.pdf