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Opeyemi Ayodele

Country of origin: Nigeria Currently in: Nigeria, Ibafo General field of specialization: Biological Systems and Organisms
Academic Background


2004 Master Biological Systems and Organisms
2000 Undergraduate Biological Systems and Organisms
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Biological Systems and Organisms

Study of effects of Crassocephalum crepidioides leaves on blood coagulation in healthy and diabetic human blood, and also the modulatory effect of the plant extract and fractions on blood coagulation and lipid profile in experimental rats. Identification and isolation of phytochemicals in C. crepidioides by GC-MS. Toxicological safety and weight reduction effect of Bifidobacterium adolenscentis CH2 in female albino rats

Publications resulting from Research: 

1. Opeyemi Oluwayemisi Ayodele, Funmilayo Dorcas Onajobi, Omolaja Osoniyi (2019). In vitro anticoagulant effect of Crassocephalum crepidioides leaf methanol extract and fractions on human blood. Journal of Experimental pharmacology, 11, 99-107.
2. Ehiwuogu-Onyibe Joy, Ayodele Opeyemi, Mordi James and Elemo Gloria (2019). Toxicological safety and weight reduction effect of Bifidobacterium adolenscentis CH2 in female albino rats. African Journal of Microbiology Research, 13(10), 195-205.
3. Amah, G.H., Ehichioya, E.D., Ayodele, O.O., Adetona, M.O., Ananaba E.D. & Fakunle, V.O. (2016). Bioavailability of Selected Dietary Elements in a locally formulated complementary food. Journal of Applied chemistry, 9(11), 12-17.
4. Farombi, E.O., Ige, O.O. (2007). Hypolipidemic and Antioxidant Effects of Ethanolic extract from dried calyx of Hibiscus sabdariffa in Alloxan-induced Diabetic rats. Fundamental &Clinical Pharmacology, 21(6), 601-609.

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Higher Education Study
Teaching and Research in Biochemistry and related subject areas at Mountain Top University, Nigeria. Currently rounding up my Ph.D. program at Babcock University, Nigeria

Workshop and Conference Attended

2019 Lagos, Nigeria NIMR Humboldt Kolleg; From Basic Sciences to Translation Research.
2017 Keystone, Colorado, USA Keystone Symposia on Diabetes


Institute of Public Analysts of Nigeria

Presentation given

Modulatory effect of Crassocephalum crepidioides Benth S. Moore leaf methanol extract and fractions on blood coagulation of Streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats.
Lagos, Nigeria
Event: NIMR Humboldt Kolleg
Prizes, Grants and Awards

Other Awards

Jan 2017
Global Travel award by Bill and Melinda Gate foundation
Scholarship award to attend Keystone Symposia on Diabetes at Keystone, Colorado, USA.
OWSD 6th General Assembly certificate: download

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