Group Publications


M. A. Okafor, P. A. Akah and C. A. Onyeto. Antitussive properties of the stem

              bark extract and fractios of Acanthospermum hispidum  Inter. J. Pharmacol. Res.

              7(1): 12-15 (2017)

C. C. Osigwe, P. A. Akah and C. S. Nworu. Apigenin: A methanol fraction

              component of Newbouldia laevis leaf as a potential antidiabetic agent. J.

             Phytopharmacol. 6(1): 36-46 (2017).

C. S. Nworu, T. I. Ejikeme, A. C. Ezike, O. Ndu, T. C. Akunne, C. A. Onyeto, C. P.

             Opalanduka and P. A. Akah. Antiplasmodial and anti-inflammatory activities of

             cyclotide-rich extract and fraction of Oldenlandia affinis (R & S ) D.C

             (Rubiaceae). Afri. Health Sci. (in press 2017)

C.C. Osigwe, P. A. Akah and C. S. Nworu. Biochemical and haematological effects

            of the leaf extract of Newbouldia laevis in alloxan-induced diabetic rats. J. Biosci.

             Med. 5(6): 13-18 (2017)

T. C. Akunne, L. A. Ilogu, B. C. Obi and P. A. Akah. Protective effect of

             Buchholzia coriacea seeds extract and fractions on blood glucose and

             hyperlipidemia in diabetic rats. Inter. J. Basic. Clin. Pharmacol. 6 (8): 1856-1864


O. O. Ndu, P. A. Akah, I. S. Ochiogu, F. N. Mbaoji, C. C. Udeogu and M. C.

             Timothy. Effects of ethanolic root and leaf ectracts of Cissampelos mucronata on

             the expected onset of parturition in albino rats. Afr. J. Pharmaceut. Res. Dev.

             9 (1): 118-126 (2017).

 F. N. Mbaoji, A. C. Ezike, C. S. Nworu, C. A. Onyeto, B. C. Obi, T. C. Akunne, C.  

             Okoli, C. Okpalaeke and P. A. Akah. Subchronic effect of methanol-

             dichloromethane stem bark extract of Stemonocoleus micranthus, Harms.

             (Fabaceae) on lipid profile and histology of liver and kidney of rats. J.

              Pharmacogn Nat Prod 3(2), DOI; 10.4172/2427-0992.1000138 (2017)


G. U. Muoghalu, P. A. Akah, T. C. Okoye. I. C, Ezenyi, S. Ibeneme, S and C. O.

              Okoli. Anti-inflammatory activity of fatty extract of Vitaleria paradonakernel

              (Shea butter) and pattern of its clinical use in arthritis in Enugu, South East

              Nigeria. Intern. J. Basic Clin. Pharmacol. 5(6): 2345-2351 (2016)

C.S. Nworu, P.A. Akah. Anti-inflammatory Herbs and their Molecular Mechanisms of Action.     African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative medicines 12 (Suppl): 52-        61 (2015)

C.C. Osigwe, P.A. Akah, C.S. Nworu, T.C. Okoye, M.K. Tchimene. Antihyperglycemic Studies on the Leaf Extract and Active Fractions of Newbouldia laevis (Bignoniaceae);             Pharmacology & Pharmacy 6 (11), 518-532 (2015)