Dr. O.O. Ajani, Dr. O.C. Nwinyi and Others awarded Certificate of Recognition by Elsevier
Dr. O.O. Ajani of the department of Chemistry and Dr. O.C. Nwinyi of the Department of Biological Sciences together with Prof. C.A. Obafemi in the department of Chemistry and Dr D.A. Akinpelu of the Department of Microbiology, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife have been awarded a Certificate of Recognition by the Publisher, Elsevier.
Their Article titled: “Microwave Assisted Synthesis and Antimicrobial Activity of 2-Quinoxalinone-3-hydrazone Derivatives” is one of Elsevier’s top 25 cited articles for the Calendar years 2010-2011. The Article appeared in Volume 18, Issue 1, 2010 of the Journal “Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry” published by Elsevier.
The Article reported a simple and efficient method for the preparation of various 2-quinoxalinone-3-hydrazones under microwave irradiation. This molecular framework exhibited marked potency as antimicrobial agents.