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Esther Emem Nwanna

Country of origin: Nigeria Currently in: Nigeria, Akure Ondo State General field of specialization: Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
Academic Background


2018 Doctorate Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology

Current research aims to assess the potential of plant-based products in different diseased pathology using various diagnostic tools.

Publications resulting from Research: 

1. Nwanna E.E, Ibukun E.O, Oboh G. (2019). Eggplant (Solanum spp) supplemented fruits diet modulated the activities of ectonucleoside triphosphate diphosphohydrolase (ENTPdase), monoamine oxidase (MAO), and cholinesterases (AChE/BChE) in the brain of diabetic Wistar male rats. J Food Biochem.2019;e12910.7/05: 1-11 IF 1.521 Wiley.
2. Ayo-Omogie HN, Nwanna EE and Eguavoen ET (2019). Evaluation of antioxidant, nutritional and sensorial properties of novel functional beverage from milk-cocoa powder blends. African Journal of Food Science. 13(4) pp. 83-91, DOI: 10.5897/AJFS2019.1801
3.Nwanna E.E, Ibukun E.O, Oboh G. (2019). ‘Nutritional content of selected species of tropical eggplant fruits (Solanum spp) diet attenuates hepatic inflammation in high fat fed male wistar rats induced with streptozotocin’. Food Science and Nutrition. 01/01; 7(1): 109–119. IF 1.521 Wiley
4.Nwanna EE, Adedayo Adeniyi.A, Oboh.G and Ademosun Ayokunle.O. (2019). ‘Phenolic.distribution, antioxidant activity and enzyme inhibitory properties of eggplant (Solanum aethiopicum) cultivated in two different locations within Nigeria’. Journal of Food Biochemistry 17/01. 1-9 IF 1.552 Wiley
5. Bukola C. Adedayo, Adeniyi A. Adebayo, Nwanna EE, Ganiyu Oboh. (2018). ‘Effect of cooking on glycemic index, antioxidant activities α-amylase and α-glucosidase inhibitory properties of two rice varieties’. Food Science and Nutrition 01/11 6(8): 2301–2307. IF 1.521 Wiley
6. Nwanna EE, Adeniyi A. Adebayo, Ganiyu Oboh, Opeyemi B. Ogunsuyi and Ayokunle O. Ademosun (2018): ‘Modulatory Effects of Alkaloid Extract from Gongronema latifolium (Utazi) and Lasianthera africana (Editan) on Activities of Enzymes Relevant to Neurodegeneration’, Journal of Dietary Supplements.16/02 1-14 IF 0.56 Taylor and Francis
7. Nwanna EE, Okediran O.A and Ajayi O. (2018). ‘Modulating effect of alkaloid extract of lasianthera africana (editan leaves) on neuroprotection in wistar rat brain in-vitro’. Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference International Conference and Exhibition of Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD – BIU) Nigeria, 31st July – 4th August, 2017. Pages 713-725.
8.Nwanna EE, Adebayo A.A and Oboh G (2018). ‘Eggplant extracts alter activities of enzymes implicated in type-2 diabetes and prevent Fe2+-induced oxidative stress in rat’s pancreas’ FUTA Journal of Research in Sciences: 01/04 14(1), 84-93.
9. Nwanna EE Ganiyu Oboh, and Okediran O.A. (2018). “Dietary Intervention of Utazi (Gongrenema Latifolium) Supplemented Diet Using Wistar Male Rat Animal Brain Model’ Contribution to Book Chapter7 Title: Bioactive Compounds of Medicinal Plants Properties and Potential for Human Health By Megh R. Goyal and Ademola O. Ayeleso Published by CRC press Taylor and Francis USA. 02.28 163-183.
10. Nwanna EE and Adedayo A.C (2017).’ In-vitro characterization and biological properties of polyphenols extract of ripe garden egg (Solanum gilo)’. Journal of Experimental Biology and Agricultural Sciences. 02/28. 5(1). 061.069.

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Teaching and Research

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