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Ile-Ife, Osun State.

Upcoming Events

Seminar for all part four student starts on wednesday

Source: H.O.D Date: 2017-09-21 16:20:30

There will be excos meeting tomorrow by 12pm.

Source: President Date: 2017-09-21 16:19:35

Articles/Publications

E.O. Iwalewa., T. Roland, B. O. Aduloju, M. O. Ologe, A. O. Adepiti, S.A. Odediran, O. J. Iwalewa, E.M. Obuotor, J. I. Olawuni.(2013) Antimalarial effects of Anthraquinone, Sodium nitroprusside, NG-nitro-l-arginine methyl ester, and their combinations on Plasmodium berghei in Mice International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology ISSN: 2326-7267 vol. 2 (7), pp. 117-124.

Iwalewa, E.O., Daniyan, O.M., Osoniyi, O.R., Adetogun, G.E., McGaw, L.J., Naidoo, V., and Eloff, J.N. (2007) Mechanisms of the toxic effect of Harungana madagascariensis stem bark extracts on mice. Journal of Tropical Medicinal Plants 8(2), 184‐192.

Nwaji, N. N., Ojo, O. O., Ayinla, Z. A., Ajayi-Smith, A. F., Mgbenka, U. R., Nkwor, A. N. and Onuoha, M. O.(2016) Antioxidant and Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibition Activity of Landophia owariensis International Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemical Research 8(6): 871-880.

Usman K., Taiwo O. E., Ogono T., and Osoniyi O. (2014) An investigation of allelopathic, genotoxic and cytotoxic effects of Dioscorea dumetorum Kunth tuber extracts. Agriculture and Biology Journal of North America. 5(5), 183‐192.

Oladipo, O.T., Illoh, H. C. and Odekanyin, O. O.(2008) Crude protein electrophoresis of seeds of four Nigerian Species of Jatropha (Euphorbiaceae) Ife Journal of Science (Nigeria) 10(2): 263 - 267.

Zainab Adenike Ayinla, Adedeji Nelson Ademakinwa and Femi Kayode Agboola(2017) Studies on the Optimization of Lipase Production by Rhizopus sp. ZAC3 Isolated from the Contaminated Soil of a palm Oil Processing Shed. Journal of Applied Biology and Biotechnology 5 (02): 030-037.

Awodiran, M., Awopetu, J. I., Odekanyin, O. O., and Ogunbosoye, D. O.(2013) An electrophoretic study of protein diversity in five species of Land Snails (Achatinidae) from Nigeria. International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences (Cameroon) 7(1): 86-95.

Adedeji Nelson Ademakinwa, Zainab Adenike Ayinla and Femi Kayode Agboola(2017) Strain improvement and statistical optimization as a combined strategy for improving fructosyltransferase production by Aureobasidium pullulans NAC8. Journal of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology.

Akinpelu, B. A., Igbeneghu, O. A., Awotunde, A. I., Iwalewa, E. O., and Oyedapo, O. O.(2014) Anti-oxidant and Antibacterial Activities of Saponin Fractions of Erythrophleum suavolens (Guill. And Perri.) Stem-Bark Extract. Scientific Research and Essays 9)18), 826-833.

Akinpelu, B. A., Makinde, A. M., Isa, M. O., Taiwo, O. P., Ojelabi, O. M. and Oyedapo, O. O.(2015) In vitro Evaluation of Membrane Stabilizing Potential of Selected Bryophyte Species. European Journal of Medicinal Plants 6 (3): 181-190.

Iwalewa, E. O., Omisore, N. O., Adewunmi, C. O., Akinpelu, L. A., Adebajo, A. C., Obuotor, E. M., Oyedapo, O. O., Akinpelu., B. A., Ngadjui, B. T., Kouam, S. F. and Yapna, D. B.(2009) Fractions and isolated compounds of Harungana madagascariensis stem bark: Mechanism of anti-protozoal actions. Nigerian Journal of Natural Products and Medicine 13: 1-12.

Akinwumi, K. F., Oyedapo, O. O., and Olasode, J. B.(2014) Acute and Sub-lethal Toxicological Evaluation of Flavonoid Fraction of Monodora myristica, (Geart) Dunnel Seeds. International Journal Biological and Chemical Sciences 8(2), 494-507.

Onwumelu, R. N., Dare, C. A., and Oyedapo, O. O. (2013).(2013) In vitro Studies of Biochemical Effects of Root-Bark Extract of Theobroma cacao (Linn.) on the Anti-oxidant Status of Rats Fed with High Salt-Diets. Nigeria Journal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 28 (1&2), 70-83.

Akinlalu, Akintunde Oluseto; Komolafe, Ige Joseph; Ogunsusi Mayowa; and Oyedapo, Oluokun Oluboade(2016) Bioactivity of Platycerium angolense Flavonoid Fraction on Biochemical Parameters of Acetaminophen-induced Rats. Journal of Medicinal Plants Research 10 (33), 559 569.

Akinpelu, B. A., Makinde, A. M., Isa, M. O., Taiwo, O. P., Ojelabi, O. M., and Oyedapo, O. O.(2015) In vitro Evaluation of Membrane Stabilizing Potential of Selected Bryophyte Species. European Journal of Medicinal Plants 6 (3), 181 190.

Olaibi, O. K., Ijomone, O. M., Olawuni, I. J., Adewole, S. O., Akinsomisoye, S. O.(2014) Mucus secreting activity and nitric oxide concentrations of ethanol-injured pylorus and duodenum of Wistar rats pre-treated with Moringa oleifera Journal of Experimental and Integrative Medicine; 4(2):123-130.

Ayo‐Lawal R.A., Osoniyi O., Famurewa A.J., and Lawal O.A.(2014) Evaluation of antioxidant and hypolipidaemic effects of Parkia biglobosa (Jacq) seeds in tyloxapol‐induced hyperlipidaemic rats. African Journal of Food Science 8(5), 225‐232.

Idowu, T. O., Iwalewa, E. O., Aderogba, M. A., Akinpelu, B. A. and Ogundaini,O. A.(2006) Antinociceptive, Anti-inflammatory and Antioxidant activities of Eleaginine: An alkaloid Isolated from Chrsophyllum albidum Seed Cotyledons. Journal of Biological Sciences 6 (6):1029-1034.

Sunassee, S.N., van Wyk, A. W. W., Osoniyi, O., Hendricks, D. T., and Davies‐Coleman, M. T. (2007) Synthesis and cytotoxicity of analogues of the marine secondary metabolite, 2‐deoxylapachol. Journal of Chemical Research 2007 (12), 677‐679

Agboola, F. K. and Okonji, R.E. (2004) Presence of rhodanese in the cytosolic fraction of fruit bat (Eidolon helvum) liver. Journal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (Korea) 36 (3), 275 281.

Kuku Adenike, Etti,Ubong and Ibironke Samson Isola.(2014) Processing of Fluted Pumpkin Seeds, Telfairia occidentalis (Hook F) as it affects Growth Performance and Nutrients Metabolism in Rat. African Journal of Food Agriculture Nutrition and Development 14(5): 1993 2014.

Agboola F. K. Thomson, A. and Afolayan, A. (2003) Purification and properties of cytoplasmic alpha-glycerol-3-phosphate dehydrogenase from the pectoral muscle of the fruit bat. Eidolon helvum (Kerr). Journal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (Korea) 36 (2), 159 166.

Osoniyi, R. O., and Onajobi, F. D.(1998) Effect of pH and buffer concentration on the biosy Nigerian Journal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 13, 41‐47

Akinwunmi, F. K., and Oyedapo, O. O.(2013) Isolation, Fractionation, Chemical constituents and activities of polysaccharides of stem and roots of Cissus adenocaulis (Steud). Journal of Medicinal Plants Research 7 (43), 3211 3219.

Johnny, I. I. Kuku, A., Odekanyin, O. O., and Adesina, S. K.(2016) A Lectin with Larvicidal Potential from the Fresh Leaves of Agelanthus brunneus (Engl.) van Tiegh Loranthaceae. British Journal of Pharmaceutical Research 13(3): 1-9.

Odekanyin O. O. and Akeredolu E. O.(2016) Comparative Investigation of the Biological Activity of the Pterocarpus osun and Bosqueia angolensis Seeds Protein Extracts. International Journal of Current Research in Biosciences and Plant Biology (India) 3(9): 16 26.

Adio G. I., Faluyi, J.O., and Osoniyi O.(2014) Evaluation of the effect of Spathodea campanulata flower bud exudate on cataractogenesis in rat lenses. African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 11(6), 77‐82.

Kuku, A., Odekanyin, O. O. and Okonji, R. E.(2012) Physicochemical properties of a Lactose-specific lectin from the seeds of Erytrina senegalensis DC. Ife Journal of Science (Nigeria) 14(1): 143 - 154.

Fajobi, A. O., Fasakin, O. W., Komolafe, I. J., Akinlalu, O. O., Morakinyo, A. E., and Oyedapo, O. O.(2017) Cardioprotective Activities of Piper guinneense Seed on Isoproterenol-treated Rats. Nigerian Journal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (NJBMB 013-17).

O. O. Ogunlabi and F. K. Agboola (2006) A soluble beta-cyanoalanine synthase from the gut of the variegated grasshopper Zonocerus variegatus (L.). Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (UK) 37 (1), 72-79.