Department of Biochemistry
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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

Akinwunmi, K. F., and Oyedapo, O. O.(2015) In vivo Anti-inflammatory Evaluation of African Nutmeg (Monodora myristica) Seeds. European Journal of Medicinal Plants 8, 167 174.

Oyedapo, O. O., Makinde, M. A., Ilesanmi, G. M., Abimbola, E. O., Akinwunmi, K. F., and Akinpelu, B. A.(2015) Biological Activities (Anti- Inflammatory and Anti-Oxidant of Fractions and Methanolic extract of Philonotis hastata (Duby). Afri. J. Tradit. Complement Altern. Med. 12, 50 55.

Oyeniyi, A. T., Odekanyin, O. O., Kuku A. and Otusanya O.(2016) Allelopathic Effects of Extracts of Tithonia diversifolia on Biochemical Parameters of Growth of Vigna unguiculata. International Journal of Biology (Canada) 8(3): 58-69.

Udoka Bessie Igue and Femi Kayode Agboola(2013) Detoxification of cyanide in insects. I. Purification and some properties of rhodanese from the gut of the variegated grasshopper Zonocerus variegatus (Orthoptera: Pyrgomorphidae). International Journal Tropical Insect Science (UK) 33(3), 153162.

Areola, J. O., Babalola, O. O., Ilesanmi, O. R., Oyedapo, O. O.(2015) Toxicity Studies of the Ethanolic Stem- Bark Extract of Milicia excels (Welw.) C. C. Berg in Wistar Rats. American Journal of Biochemistry 5(6), 131 137.

Kehinde Alabi AKINYOOLA, Oludele Olayemi ODEKANYIN, Adenike KUKU and Mosudi Babatunde SOSAN(2016) Anti-insect potential of a lectin from the tuber, Dioscorea mangenotiana towards Eldana saccharina (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). Journal of Agricultural Biotechnology and Sustainable Development 8(3): 16 26.

Akinpelu, B. A., Apata, J. T., Iwalewa, E. O. and Oyedapo, O. O.(2016) Evaluation of Anti-Hyperlipidemic Potential of Ethanolic Leaf Eextract of Clerodendrum Volubile P. BEAUV. Ife Journal of Science 18 (3) 789 800.

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.

Odekanyin, O. O., Kuku, A. and Akinpelu D. A.(2015) Evaluation of Antimicrobial Potential of a Galactose-Specific Lectin in the Skin Mucus of African Catfish (Clarias gariepinus, Burchell, 1822) against some Aquatic Microorganisms. Research Journal of Microbiology (USA) 10 (4): 132-144.

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.

Ogono T., Taiwo O. E., Usman K., Adeyemi D., Obuotor E. M., Fakoya F. A., and Osoniyi O.(2014) An investigation of the hepatoprotective potential of Garcinia kola seed extracts in an anti‐tubercular treatment model. Journal of Medicinal Plant Research. 8(38), 1156‐1163.

Amujoyegbe, O. O., Agbedahunsi, J. M., Akinpelu, B. A. and Oyedapo, O. O.(2012) In vitro evaluation of membrane stabilizing activities of leaf and root extracts of Calliandra portoricensis (JACQ) benth on sickle and normal human erythrocytes. International Research Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology 2 (8): 198-203.

Atoyebi, O. J., Faluyi, J. O., and Oyedapo, O. O.(2013) Investigation of the Genetic Diversity of Selected Wild and Cultivated Sorghum Germplasm using Sodium Dodecyl Sulphate Polyacrylamide Gel Electrophoresis. Greener Journal of Biological Sciences 4(1), 001-008.

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.

Odekanyin, O. O., and Kuku, A.(2014) Characterization of Galactose-Specific Lectin from the Skin Mucus of African Catfish Clarias gariepinus (Burchell, 1822). Scientific Research and Essays (South Africa) 9(20): 869-879.

A. Kuku., C. Balduini., A. Cobianchi and A. Aboderin(2007) Comparison of the amino acid sequences of lectins from the seeds of Dioclea reflexa and Canavalia ensiformis. Int. J. Biological and Chemical Sciences 1(3): 275 280.

Isa, M. O., Makinde, A. M. and Akinpelu, B. A.(2014) Secondary metabolites and antimicrobial activities of selected mosses at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. International Journal of Scientific Research 4 (1): 49 - 60.

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

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.

Komolafe, Ige Joseph, Akinlalu , Akintunde Oluseto, Ogunsusi Mayowa, and Oluokun Oluboade Oyedapo.(2016) Protective Effects of Extracts and Fraction of Root-Bark of Garcinia kola (Heckel) on the Renal Biochemical Parameters of Gentamicin-Induced Rats. African Journal of Biochemistry Research 10, 30 37.

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.

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.

A. Maestro, M. Terdoslavich, A. Vanzo, A. Kuku, V. Nicoli, G. Decorti and S. Passamonti(2010) Expression of Bilitranslocase in the vascular endothelium and its function as a flavonoid transporter. Cardiovascular Research 85(1):175 183.

Falade, O. S., Aderogba, M. A., Kehinde, O., Akinpelu, B. A., Oyedapo, O. O. and Adewusi, S. A.(2009) ). Studies on the chemical constituents, antioxidants and membrane stability activities of Hibiscus rosa sinensis. Nigerian Journal of Natural Products and Medicine 13: 58-64.

Siddhuraju, P., Osoniyi, O., Makkar, H.P.S., and Becker, K.(2002) Effect of soaking and ionizing radiation on various antinutritional factors of seeds from different species of an unconventional legume, Sesbania and a common legume, green gram (Vigna radiata) Food Chemistry 79, 273‐281

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.

Fakoya, F. A., Osoniyi O., and Obuotor E. M.(2013) Analysis of combined anti‐tuberculosis drug‐induced neurotoxicity in the cerebral cortex of adult wistar rats by immunochemistry. Journal of Neuroscience and Behavioural Health 5(2), 20‐29.

van Wyk, A. W. W., Gray, C. A., Whibley, C. E., Osoniyi, O., Hendricks, D. T., Caira, M. R., and Davies‐Coleman, M. T.(2008) Bioactive Metabolites from the South African Marine Mollusk Trimusculus costatus. Journal of Natural Products 71 (3), 420–425.

Akinsiku, O.T., Agboola, F.K.., Kuku, A. and Afolayan, A.(2010) Physicochemical and kinetic characteristics of rhodanese from the liver of African catfish Clarias gariepinus Burchell) in Asejire lake. Fish Physiology and Biochemistry 36:573 586.

Egemole, A.N., Odekanyin, O.O., Akinpelu, B.A., Akinwumi, K.F. and O.O. Oyedapo.(2007) An examination of the activities of Icacina tricantha Oliv, extracts. Nigeria Journal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (Nigeria) 22: 25-29.