Current Publications

  1. P. A. Akah, T. S. Nwagu and M. N. Oforkansi. Evaluation of the anti-snake  venom activity leaf extract of Sansevieria liberica Ger & Labr (Agavaceae) in mice. Int. J. Sci 8 (4): 60-67 (2019). DOI:10.18483/ijSci.2012
  1. C. A. Onyeto, S. A. Ihim and P. A. Akah.  Hepatoprotective effect of the methanol leaf     extract of Lophira lanceolata Teigh. (Ochnaceae): An experimental study. Merit       Res. J. Med. Medic. Sci 7 (3): 100-105 (2019).
  1. E. Okpalaeke, S.A. Ihim, E.I. Peter, N.M. Ofokansi, C.S. Nworu. Evaluation of the Spasmolytic and Antiulcer Effect of The Fruit Extract and Fractions of Cucumis            metuliferus. Tropical Journal of Natural Product Research 3 (6), 195-200 (2019)
  1. C.E. Enemor, M. Ugwu, C.S. Nworu. Evaluation of the immunomodulatory properties      and             microbial bioburden    of three commercial herbal mixtures sold in Awka, Anambra State Nigeria. African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology 13            (17), 297-313 (2019)  
  2. Isah, A., C. Anosike, C. S. Ogbodo, C. O. Emeka, and C. S. Nworu. Genotype and ABO Blood             Group Association with Prevalence of Malaria among Patients in   University of   Nigeria Medical Center: A      Cross-Sectional Evaluation.   International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 11(6): 28-  32 (2019), doi:10.22159/ijpps.2019v11i6.30218.
  3. V. N. Umeh, P. A. Akah and M. N. Ofokansi. Potentials of Persea americana Mill            (Avocado) (Lauraceae) seeds as ulcer protective agent. Res J Pharmacol 14(1):1-11 (2020)
  1. U. C. Abonyi, M. A. Omoiri and P. A. Akah. Evaluation of the anti-diabetic effect

     of the methanol leaf extract and fractions of Deneittia tripetala G. Bak  (Annonaceae) in alloxan-indued diabetic         mice. J. Drug Delivery Therapeut.

10 (2): 129-139 (2020).

  1. M. N. Ofokansi, P. A. Ihuoma, M. O. Agbo, O. N. Isiogugu, I. E. Peter, P. E.  Ugwuoke   and P. A. Akah. Evaluation of the effectiveness of the methanol leaf               extract and fractions of Glyphaea brevis (Spreng) Monach (Malvaceae) used in            the treatment of diarrhea in Nigeria. Drug Discovery 14(33):16-24 (2020)
  2. T. O. Zeigbo, P. A. Akah, and M. N. Ofokansi. Kaolin consumption affects serum

        electrolytes, glucose and amylase levels of pregnant women. J Bioscs Med 8(6): 160-168 (2020).

  1. P. A. Akah, I. F. Ajegi and M. N. Ofokansi. Evaluation of the gastric antiulcer efficacy of             Helianthus annuus L, leaves extract and fractions. J Nat Ayur Med 4(2): 1-9          (2020): 000251
  2. P. Akah, T. O. Zeigbo, M. N. Ofokansi and C. A. Onyeto. Effect of kaolin consumption   on serum heavy metal levels of pregnant women. Int. J. Scs 9(4): (2020). doi.            10.18483/ijSci.2305.
  3. V. Ibe, S.A. Ihim, M. Ikegbunam, M. Ugwu, C.S. Nworu. Influence of Nigerian Jelly Ear             Culinary−Medicinal Mushroom, Auricularia auricula-judae (Agaricomycetes),     on Humoral and Cellular Immunity. International Journal of Medicinal   Mushrooms     22 (5): 467-478 (2020). DOI: 10.1615/IntJMedMushrooms.2020034776
  4. F.N. Mbaoji, S. Behnisch-Cornwell, A.C. Ezike, C.S. Nworu, P.J. Bednarski.        Pharmacological Evaluation of the Anticancer Activity of Extracts and Fractions       of Lannea barteri Oliv. (Anacardiaceae) on Adherent Human Cancer Cell    Lines. Molecules 25 (4): 849 (2020).
  5.  A.O. Ezeugo, M. N. Ofokansi and P. A. Akah. Evaluation of the anti-nociceptive effect   of the ethanol leaf extract and ethyl acetate fractions of Eleusine indica Linn,       Baertn. Trends Nat Prod Res 1(1): 1-8 (2020).


  1. A. Ejiroghene, M. O. Itohan, D. L. Ajaghaku, M. E. Goodies, F. B.C. Okoye, C. S.            Nworu. Antihyperlipidemic and Antioxidant Activities of Catechin-rich Extract      and Fractions of Phaseolus vulgaris, A Traditional Therapy for Overweight       Diabetes Subjects. Trends in Natural Products Research 1(1): 20-33, 2020


  1. A. Akah and A. O. Ezeugo. Eleusine indica Linn, Baertin (Poaceae) ethanol leaf          extract and its ethyl acetate fraction display potential anti-inflammatory activities.

J Pharmaceut Res Int 32(13): 75-86 (2020). Doi: 10.9734/JPRI/2020/v32i1330587

  1. F. N. Nwakaego Mbaoji, A. M. Onwuka, S. Onu, I. E. Peter, J. A. Nweze, L. E. Okonta. Evaluation of the methanol-dichloromethane extract of Stemonocoleus micranthus                        Harms (Fabaceae) stem bark for anti-inflammatory and immunomodulatory                                   activities. Evidence Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Volume                               2020, ID 1738163; 10 pages (2020).
  2. F.N Mbaoji, Peter I.E, Onwuka A.M (2020). Anti-inflammatory activity of the methanol leaf extract and fractions of Lannea barteri Oliv. Engl. (Anacardiaceae) in rats.                             Drug Discovery, 14(33): 25-32.
  3. I.E. Peter, I.A. Nwabunike, A.M. Onwuka, F.N. Mbaoji, B. C. Obi (2020). Evaluation of                        the Immunomodulatory Activity of the Methanol-Methylene Chloride Extract of                          Parkia Biglobosa Jacq Benth. (Fabaceae) Stem Bark in Mice. Virology &                                    Immunology Journal, 4(2): 000246. DOI: 10.23880/vij-16000246
  4. I.E. Peter, C.M. Aroh, U. G. Shere, N. I. Ani, I.C. Adaka, F.K. Asogwa, O.N. Isiogugu,                         C.U. Abonyi, A.M. Onwuka (2020). Pharmacological Actions of Methanol Leaf                        Extract of   Combretum paniculatum Vent. (Combretaceae) on the Gastrointestinal                            System.  Tropical Journal of Natural Product Research. 4(7):270-275.