N. Dwight Camper

Professor Emeritus



Contact Information

Phone: 864 656-5743
Email: dcamper@clemson.edu


Education

  • N. C. State Univ., Raleigh, NC, Crop Science (Plant Physiology and Biochemistry Emphasis) Ph.D. -1967
  • N. C. State Univ., Raleigh, NC, Chemistry B.S. -1962
  • Louisburg College, Louisburg, NC, Engineering & Chem., 1958-1960 Ph.D. Environmental Science, Rice University, 1982

Research Interests

  • Tissue and cell culture of medicinal plants, isolation and analysis of active ingredients of medicinal plants, selected bioassays of biological activity of medicinal plants including antibacterial, antineoplastic, mutagenesis, estrogen ginding activity and antifungal bioassays; activity and mode of action of plant growth regulating chemicals.

Selected Publications

  • Vella, Jarrett H., Grant, Bonnie J., Sober, Carolyn L., Cai, Lini, Patel, Nidhi S., Hajiaghamohseni, Laela M., Lioi, Sara B., Meierhoefer, Michelle A., Metz, Clyde R., Beam, Charles F., Pennington, William T., VanDerveer, Donald G. and N. Dwight Camper. 2004. Preparation of 5-isoxazolecarboxamides and 1H-pyrazole-5-carboxamides from dilithiated oximes or dilithiated carboalkoxyhydrazones and polylithiated oximes or oxanilates. Bull. S.C. Acad. Sci. LXIV: 143.
  • Hajiaghamohseni, Laela M., Lioi, Sara B., Meierhoefer, Michelle A., Metz, Clyde R., Beam, Charles F., Pennington, William T., VanDerveer, Donald G. and N. Dwight Camper. 2004 Preparation of 2-(1-carboalkoxy -1H-pyrazol-5-yl)benzenesulfonamides or 2-(isoxazol-5-yl)benzenesulfonamindes from polylithiated C(alpha), N-carboalkoxyhydrazones or C(alpha), 0-oximes and methyl 2-(aminosulfonyl)benzoate. Bull. S.C. Acad. Sci. LXIV:98.
  • Hajiaghamohseni, Laela M., Dunn, S. Patrick, Lioi, Sara B., Meierhoefer, Michelle A., Walters, Matthew J., Metz, Clyde R., Beam, Charles F., Pennington, William T., VanDerveer, Donald G. and N. Dwight Camper. 2004. Preparation of 2-(1-phenyl-1H-pyrazol-5-yl)benzenesulfonamides from polylithiated C(alpha),N=phenylhydrazones and methyl-2-(aminosulfonyl)benzoate. Bull. S.C. Acad. Sci. LXIV:98.
  • Murphy, Christine and N. D. Camper. 2004. Antimicrobial activity of rose and lemon scented essential oils. Bull. S.C. Acad. Sci. LXIV:119.
  • Walters, Matthew J., Dunn, S. Patrick, Beam, Charles F. and N. D. Camper. 2003. Preparation of 2,3-Dihydro-3-oxo-1H-pyrazole-1-carboxylates from Polylithiated 2-(Phenylacetyl)hydrazinecarboxylates. Bull. S.C. Acad. Sci. LXV:129
  • Coker, P.S. and N. D. Camper. 2003. Effect of Human Liver Microsomal Activation (S9) on the Activity of Echinacea Products in Bioassays. Bull. S.C. Acad. Sci. LXV:68.
  • Camper, N. D. and A. T. Pimmongkol. 2003. Interaction between glutathione and MSMA in MSMA-susceptible cocklebur. Weed Science Soc. Am., Abst. 43:31.
  • Hajiaghamohseni, Laela M., Lioi, Sara B., Hilton, Ebony J., Dunn, S. Patrick, Waters, Matthew J., Beam, Charles F. and N. D Camper. 2003. The Preparation of Pyrazole-Carboxylic Acids by the Condensation-Cyclization of the 1,4-Dianions of Substituted Hydrazones with Carboxylic Acid Anhydrides. Bull. S.C. Acad. Sci. LXV:82.

Previous Courses Taught

  • Bot 822, organic Plant Metabolism;
  • Bot 823, Plant Growth and Development;
  • Bot 824, Mode of Action of Plant Growth Regulators;
  • Bot 850, Plant Tissue and Cell Culture;
  • PlPh 340/BioSci 340, Plants: Magic and Medicine;
  • CHS H202, Science and Human Values, Plants in Magic, Murder and Medicine;
  • CU 101, University Success Skills

Professional Affiliations

  • Sigma Xi
  • American Chemical Society
  • American Association of Plant Physiologists Weed Science Society of America
  • International Association for Plant Tissue Culture
  • Gamma Sigma Delta
  • Society of In Vitro Biology
  • South Carolina Academy of Science.American Institute of Biological Sciences l977