CHIDI U. IGWE

CHIDI UZOMA IGWE,   PhD.
Senior Lecturer

B.Sc., MMLS, PhD, AIMLS, FMLSCN, MNSBMB, KSM
MEDICAL BIOCHEMISTRY

Email.:   igwechidi9@gmail.com

Chid
  • Academic Staff

    Professor

    Prof. G. O. C Onyeze

    Prof. (Mrs.) V. A. Onwuliri

    Prof. A. O. Ojiako

    Prof. N. Nwachukwu

    Prof. (Mrs) N. C. Agha

    Prof. (Mrs) G. N. Okwu

    Prof. R. N. Nwaoguikpe

    Reader

    Dr. C. O. Ibegbulem

    Dr. L. A. Nwaogu

    Dr. K. M. E. Iheanacho

    Dr. A. C. Ene

    Dr. C. S. Alisi

    Dr. (Mrs.) A. A. Emejulu

    Senior Lecturer

    Dr. C. U. Igwe

    Dr. C. O. Ujowundu

    Lecturer I

    Mr. K. O. Igwe

    Assistant Lecturer

    Miss A. U. Ezirim

    Mrs. D. I Ukairo

    Mrs. C. Okey-Mbata

    Miss. C. P. Ihedimbu

    Mr. C. I. Iheme

    Mrs. H. O. Ugwo

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Profile

Dr. Chidi Uzoma Igwe has B.Sc. (Hons) degree in Biochemistry, Master’s degree in Clinical Chemistry and PhD in Medical Biochemistry from Abia State University, Uturu, Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma – Edo State and Federal University of Technology, Owerri, all in Nigeria. He is a certified Medical Laboratory Scientist and, an Examiner for and a Fellow of the Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN). He has attended and presented papers in many seminars, conferences and workshops, and has anchored many continuing professional development (CPD) courses for clinical biochemists and medical laboratory scientists. He has published over 60 scholarly articles in national and international journals, and has written many book chapters in mainstream University texts on General Biochemical Techniques and Clinical Biochemistry. A researcher and university teacher with several years of experience. His researches are centered on the biochemistry and clinical effects of functional foods and plant pharmacopeia. He is a Christian and Knight of Saint Mulumba (KSM) Nigeria and is happily married with 3 lovely kids.

Research areas

  • Medicinal Application of Plants and functional foods.
  • Application of Biochemical Markers in Diagnosis of Tropical and Metabolic Diseases.

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

  1. Igwe, C.U., Emejulu, A.A., Nwankwo, C.N. and Onwuliri, V.A. (2017). Alterations in Lipid Profile and Atherogenic Predictor Indices of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients in Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria. Biochemistri 29(2): 44-53. Published by Society for Experimental Biology of Nigeria. ISSN: 1595-6938. Available at http://nisebpublications.org and http://www.bioline.org.br/bk.

  2. Nwaogu, L.A., Igwe, C.U., Ujowundu, C.O., Obasi, K.U. and Okeke, U.L. (2017). Chemical Composition of Siegesbeckia orientalis: A Valuable, but less known Ethnomedicinal Plant. Biochemistri 29(2): 54-60. Published by Society for Experimental Biology of Nigeria. ISSN: 1595-6938. Available at http://nisebpublications.org and http://www.bioline.org.br/bk.


  3. Igwe CU, Nwaogu LA, Ezeokeke EE, Iheme CI, and Alison LN (2017). Effect of Ethanol Leaf Extract of Moringa oleifera on Oxidative Stress and Atherogenic Indices of Otapiapia-Exposed Albino Rats. Journal of Clinical Toxicology 7: 350. doi:10.4172/2161-0495.1000350. Published by OMICS International Journals, 5716 Corsa Ave, Suite 110 Westlake, Los Angeles CA 91362-7354, USA. ISSN: 2161-0495. http://www.omicsonline.org.


  4. Ibegbulem, C.O., Ene, A.C., Nwankpa, P., Chikezie, P.C. and Igwe, C.U. (2017). Effect of Wood Charcoal Powder on Rate of Microbial Production of Lactic Acid in Dehulled and Undehulled Vigna unguiculata Journal of Nutrition & Food Sciences 7: 587. doi:10.4172/2155-9600.1000587. Published by OMICS International Journals, 5716 Corsa Ave, Suite 110 Westlake, Los Angeles CA 91362-7354, USA. ISSN: 2155-9600. http://www.omicsonline.org.


  5. Igwe CU, Nwaogu L, Olunkwa EU, Otaba M, and Onwuliri V (2017). Atherogenic and Haematologic Indices of Paracetamol-overdosed Albino Rats Treated with Aqueous Leaf Extracts of Euphorbia heterophylla and Jatropha curcas. Journal of Clinical Toxicology 7: 344. doi:10.4172/2161-0495.1000344. Published by OMICS International Journals, 5716 Corsa Ave, Suite 110 Westlake, Los Angeles CA 91362-7354, USA. ISSN: 2161-0495. http://www.omicsonline.org.


  6. Ezeokeke, E.E., Ene, A.C. and Igwe, C.U. (2017). Sub-acute studies of Alchornea cordifolia Leaf Extract in Swiss Albino Rats. Journal of Analytical & Bioanalytical Techniques 8: 353. doi: 10.4172/2155-9872.1000353. Published by OMICS International Journals, 5716 Corsa Ave, Suite 110 Westlake, Los Angeles CA 91362-7354, USA. ISSN: 2155-9872. http://www.omicsonline.org.


  7. Igwe, C.U., Iheme, C.I., Alisi, C.S., Nwaogu, L.A., Ibegbulem, C.O. and Ene, A.C. (2016). Lipid profile and atherogenic predictor indices of albino rabbits administered coconut water as antidote to paracetamol overdose. Journal of Coastal Life Medicine 4(12): 974 - 979. https://doi.org/10.12980/jclm.4.2016J6-223. Published by Journal of Coastal Life Medicine Editorial Office, Room 2202, Unit 2, Bld. B, Huarong Fu, Fengxiangxi Road No.28, Haikou, Hainan, China. ISSN: 2309-5288 (Print). ISSN: 2309-6152 (Online). jclmm.com


  8. Nwaogu, L.A., Igwe, C.U., Ibegbulem, C.O. and Udebuani, A.C. (2016). Effect of seed and pulp aqueous extracts of Citrullus colocynthis on Oxidative Stress Parameters of Albino Rats. NISEB Journal 16(3): 104-109. Published by Society for Experimental Biology of Nigeria. ISSN: 1595-6938. Available at http://www.nisebjournal.org


  9. Igwe, C.U., Ibegbulem, C.O., Nwaogu, L.A., Ujowundu, C.O. and Ene, A.C. (2016). Chemical composition and bioavailability of zinc and iron in kunu-zaki, a Nigerian traditional beverage. International Journal of Pharmacology, Phytochemistry and Ethnomedicine 3: 9-19. doi: 10.18052/www.scipress.com/IJPPE.3.9. Published by SciPress Ltd, Switzerland. ISSN: 2297-6922. Available at http://www.scipress.com


  10. Emejulu, A.A., Alisi, C.S., Asiwe, E.S., Igwe, C.U., Nwogu, L.A. and Onwuliri, V.A. (2016). Renal and Hepato-protective effects of Irvingia gabonensis Juice on sodium fluoride-induced toxicity in Wistar Rats. Journal of Clinical Toxicology 6(2): 296. http://dx.doi.org/10.4172/2161-0495.1000296. Published by OMICS International Journals, 5716 Corsa Ave, Suite 110 Westlake, Los Angeles CA 91362-7354, USA. ISSN: 2161-0495. http://www.omicsonline.org.


  11. Igwe C.U. (2015). Assessment of the Protein Quality of Some Edible Insects and Mollusks as Potential Food Sources. FUTO Journal Series (FUTOJNLS) 1(2): 293-303. Published by Federal University of Technology Owerri, Nigeria. Available at futojnls.org.


  12. Igwe, C.U., Okafor, P., Ibegbulem, C.O. and Okwara, J.E. (2015) Effect of Pre-eclampsia on Plasma and Erythrocytic Divalent Cation Concentrations and Their Bioenergetics of Transport. Asian Journal of Medical Sciences 6(2): 18-23. Published by Department of Biochemistry, Manipal Colleges of Medical Sciences, Phulbari Campus, Kaski, Pokhara, Nepal. ISSN: 2091-0576 (Online). ISSN: 2467-9100 (published). Available at http://nepjol.info/inedx.php/AJMS.


  13. Nwaoguikpe, R.N., Ujowundu, C.O., Igwe, C.U. and Dike, P.N. (2015). The effects of Moringa oleifera Leaves Extracts on Sickle Cell Hemoglobin. Journal of Scientific Research & Reports 4(2): 123 – 132. Published by SCIENCEDOMAIN International Guest House Road, Street no - 1/6, Hooghly, West Bengal, PIN-712410, India. ISSN: 2320-0227. Available at http://www.sciencedomain.org.


  14. Iheme, C.I., Nwaoguikpe, R.N., Abanobi, S.E., Igwe, C.U., Udenze, E.C., Ezirim, A.U., Ihedimbu, C.P. and Ukairo, D.I. (2015). Changes in enzymes activites of soil samples exposed to electromagnetic radiations (EMR) from mobile phone. African Journal of Biochemistry Research 9(1): 1-8. Published by Academic Journals, ICEA Building 17th Floor, Kenyatta Avenue, Nairobi, Kenya. ISSN: 1996-0778. Available at http://www.academicjournals.org/AJBR.


  15. Ezeokeke, E.E., Ene, A.C. and Igwe, C.U. (2015). In Vitro Anti-Plasmodial Effect of Ethanol and Aqueous Extracts of Alchornea cordifolia. Biochemistry & Analytical Biochemistry 4(4):221. doi 10.4172/2161-1009.1000221. Published by OMICS International Journals, 5716 Corsa Ave, Suite 110 Westlake, Los Angeles CA 91362-7354, USA. ISSN: 2161-1009. Available at http://www.omicsonline.org.


  16. Iheme, C.I., Nwaoguikpe, R.N., Igwe, C.U., Udenze, E.C., Ezirim, A.U., Ukairo, D.I. and Ihedimbu, C.P. (2015). Total Colony Counts of some Microorganisms in Soil Samples Exposed to Electromagnetic Radiations from Mobile Phones. International Journal of Biochemistry Research & Review 6(4): 140-150. Published by SCIENCEDOMAIN International Guest House Road, Street no - 1/6, Hooghly, West Bengal, PIN-712410, India. ISSN: 2231-086X. Available at http://www.sciencedomain.org.


  17. Okwu GN, Ogbonna CU, Ujowundu CO, Igwe KO, Igwe CU and Emejulu AA (2014). Protective Effect of Ethanol Leaf Extract of Combretum zenkari on Liver Functions of Albino Rats following Benzo(a)pyrene Exposure. Biological and Chemical Research 1(1): 16-25. Published by Science Signpost Publishing Inc, Delaware USA. ISSN 2312-0088. Available at ss-pub.org/.


  18. Ene AC, Edeh NG, Bonny-Okoli C, Ojiako AO, Ujowundu CO and Igwe CU (2014). In vitro and In vivo Antitrypanosomal Effects of Picralima nitida. British Journal of Pharmaceutical Research 4(5): 644-653. Published by SCIENCEDOMAIN International Guest House Road, Street no - 1/6, Hooghly, West Bengal, PIN-712410, India. ISSN: 2231-2919. Available at http://www.sciencedomain.org.


  19. Nwaogu LA, Igwe CU, Ujowundu CO, Emejulu AA, Iheme CI and Belonwu DC (2014). Biochemical Changes in Tissues of Telfaria occidentalis Leaves following Subchronic Exposure to some Heavy Metals. British Journal of Applied Science and Technology 4(9): 1424-1431. Published by SCIENCEDOMAIN International Guest House Road, Street no - 1/6, Hooghly, West Bengal, PIN-712410, India. ISSN: 2231-0843. Available at http://www.sciencedomain.org.


  20. Igwe CU, Ojiako AO, Okwara JE, Emejulu AA and Nwaoguikpe RN (2014) Biochemical and Haematological Effects of Intake of Macrotermes nigeriensis Fortified Functional Diet. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences 17(2): 282-286. DOI: 10.3923/pjbs.2014.282.286. Published by Asian Network for Scientific Information, Pakistan. eISSN: 1812-5735. pISSN: 1028-8880. Available at http://www.pubmed.com. Listed in Scimago Journal Ranking.


  21. Ujowundu CO, Ihekweazu KL, Alisi CS, Ujowundu FN and Igwe CU (2014). Procarcinogens: Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons and Heavy Metal Content in some Locally Processed Foods in South Eastern Nigeria. British Journal of Applied Science and Technology 4(1): 249-260. Published by SCIENCEDOMAIN International Guest House Road, Street no - 1/6, Hooghly, West Bengal, PIN-712410, India. ISSN: 2231-0843.Available at http://www.sciencedomain.org.


  22. Ibegbulem CO, Igwe CU, Eyong EU, Essien EU, Wegwu MO and Akachukwu D (2013). LDL-Cholesterol Lowering Effect of Terminalia littoralis Decoction: Hypothesized Mechanisms. Pharmacologia (UK) 4(1): 34-37. DOI: 10.5567/pharmacologia.2013.34.37. Published by Science Reuters, UK.


  23. Igwe CU, Ibegbulem CO, Nwaogu LA, Ujowundu CO and Okwu GN (2013) Calcium, Zinc and Phytate Interrelationships in Four Lesser-Known African Seeds Processed into Food Condiments. Journal of Advances in Chemistry 4(1): 288-294. Published by Council for Innovative Research, BKSMESWS, 41 Harse Chhina Subajpur, India. ISSN: 2321-807X. Available at http://www.cirworld.com


  24. Ibegbulem CO, Igwe CU, Okwu GN, Ujowundu CO, Onyeike EN and Ayalogu EO (2013) Total Amino Acid Profiles of Heat-Processed Fresh Elaeis guineensis and Raphia  hookeri  Food Chemistry 138: 1616-1620. Published by SciVerse ScienceDirect. ISSN: 0308-8146. Available at http://www.elsevier.com/locate/foodchem. Listed in Thomson Reuters Impact Factor Journal Ranking.


  25. Alisi, CS, Ojiako, AO, Igwe CU, Ujowundu CO, Anugweje K, and Okwu GN (2012) Antioxidant content and free Radical Scavenging Activity of Honeys of Apis mellifera of Obudu Cattle Ranch. International Journal of Biochemistry Research & Review 2(4): 164-175. Published by SCIENCEDOMAIN International Guest House Road, Street no - 1/6, Hooghly, West Bengal, PIN-712410, India. ISSN: 2231-086X. Available at http://www.sciencedomain.org.


  26. Igwe CU, Ojiako AO, Anugweje KC, Nwaogu LA and Ujowundu CO (2012) Amino acid profile of raw and locally processed seeds of Prosopis africana and Ricinus communis: Potential Antidotes to protein malnutrition. Functional Foods in Health and Disease (USA), 2(4): 107-119. Published by Functional Food Center, Texas, USA. ISSN: 2160-3855. Available at http://www.functionalfoodscenter.net


  27. Anugweje KC, Ojiako AO, Igwe CU, Nwachukwu WA and Ogbuji CA (2012) Biochemical evaluation of the effects of Nigerian Polyherbal Preparation on Wistar Rabbits. Functional Foods in Health and Disease (USA), 2(6): 198-211. Published by Functional Food Center, Texas, USA. ISSN: 2160-3855. Available at http://www.functionalfoodscenter.net.


  28. Igwe CU, Osuagwu CG, Onwuliri VA and Onyeze GOC (2012) Changes in Erythrocytic membrane free energy of albino rabbits administered ethanol leaf extract of Spondias mombin European Journal of Medicinal Plants 2(3): 199-208. Published by SCIENCEDOMAIN International Guest House Road, Street no - 1/6, Hooghly, West Bengal, PIN-712410, India. ISSN: 2231-0894. Available at http://www.sciencedomain.org.


  29. Ojiako AO, Anugweje K, Igwe CU and Alisi CS (2012) Evaluation of the amino acid profile and haemoglobin polymerization inhibition potential of some Nigerian legumes. British Journal of Pharmaceutical Research 2(2): 80-88. Published by SCIENCEDOMAIN International Guest House Road, Street no - 1/6, Hooghly, West Bengal, PIN-712410, India. ISSN: 2231-2919. Available at http://www.sciencedomain.org.


  30. Igwe CU, Ojiako AO, Nwaogu LA and Iwueke AV (2012) Evaluation of the antioxidant activity of African plants: Activity of the aqueous leaf extract of Spondias mombin Journal of Research in Pharmacology (India) 1: 001-009. Published by Ficus Publishers, India. Available at http://www.ficuspublisher.com.


  31. Nwaogu LA, Iwueke AV, Igwe CU and Ihejirika CE (2012) Heavy Metal Pollution Mediated Oxidative Stress in Amaranthus hybridus International Journal of Biochemistry Research & Review 2(2): 78 – 86. Published by SCIENCEDOMAIN International Guest House Road, Street no - 1/6, Hooghly, West Bengal, PIN-712410, India. ISSN: 2231-086X. Available at http://www.sciencedomain.org.


  32. Igwe CU, Ojiako AO, Emejulu AA and Iwueke AV (2012) Phytochemical analyses of plants traditionally used for malaria treatment in Southeastern Nigeria. Journal of Research in Biochemistry (India) 1: 015-022. Published by Ficus Publishers, India. Available at http://www.ficuspublisher.com.


  33. Ojiako OA, Anugweje K, Igwe CU, Ogbuji CA, Alisi CS and Ujowundu CO (2012) Anti-sickling potential and amino acid profile of extracts from Nigerian Lagenaria sphaerica, Mucuna pruriens  and Cucurbita  pepo  Var  Journal of Research in Biochemistry (India) 1: 049-055. Published by Ficus Publishers, India. Available at http://www.ficuspublisher.com.


  34. Ujowundu CO, Kalu FN, Igwe CU, Agha NC and Igwe KO (2012) Biochemical Studies on the Amelioration of Petroleum Product Intoxication with Indigenous Plants. International Journal of Biochemistry Research & Review 2(2): 87-97. Published by SCIENCEDOMAIN International Guest House Road, Street no - 1/6, Hooghly, West Bengal, PIN-712410, India. ISSN: 2231-086X. Available at http://www.sciencedomain.org.


  35. Nwaogu LA, Ibegbulem CO, Igwe CU, Emejulu AA, Okwu GN and Belonwu DC (2012) Iodine and Goitrogen contents of some selected Food Seasonings consumed in Nigeria. Journal of Research in Biochemistry (India) 1: 036-041. Published by Ficus Publishers, India. Available at http://www.ficuspublisher.com.


  36. Ibegbulem CO, Nwaogu LA, Alisi CS, Igwe CU, Egbung GE and Chikezie PC (2012) Anti-aggregation effects of processed yellow and white Garri aqueous filtrates on Sickle Cell Trait Haemoglobin. Journal of Research in Biochemistry (India) 1: 047-052. Published by Ficus Publishers, India. Available at http://www.ficuspublisher.com.


  37. Igwe CU, Ujowundu CO, Nwaogu LA, and Okwu GN (2011) Chemical Analysis of an Edible African Termite, Macrotermes nigeriensis; a Potential Antidote to Food Security Problem. Biochemistry & Analytical Biochemistry (USA) 1:105. doi:10.4172/2161-1009.1000105. Published by OMICS International Journals, 5716 Corsa Ave, Suite 110 Westlake, Los Angeles CA 91362-7354, USA. ISSN: 2161-1009. Available at http://www.omicsonline.org.


  38. Onwuliri VA, Igwe CU, and Ojiako AO (2011) Effect of Aqueous Extract of Piper nigrum and Zingiber officinale on the Serum Cholesterol and Triacylglcerol Concentrations of Albino Rats. Nigerian Journal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 26(2): 75-80. Published by Nigerian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. ISSN: 0189-4757/96. Available at http://www.ajol.com


  39. Igwe CU, Onwuliri VA, Osuagwu CG, Onyeze GOC, and Ojiako OA (2011) Biochemical and Haematological Studies on the Ethanol Leaf Extract of Spondias mombin Biochemistry & Analytical Biochemistry (USA) 1:104. doi:10.4172/2161-1009.1000104. Published by OMICS International Journals, 5716 Corsa Ave, Suite 110 Westlake, Los Angeles CA 91362-7354, USA. ISSN: 2161-1009.  Available at http://www.omicsonline.org.


  40. Igwe CU, Onwuliri VA, Ojiako AO and Arukwe U (2011) Effects of Macrotermes nigeriensis Based Diet on Hepatic and Serum Lipids of Albino Rats. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences 5(7): 906-910. Published by American-Eurasian Network for Scientific Information, Pakistan. ISSN: 1991-8178. Available at insipub.com. Listed in Scimago Journal Ranking.


  41. Igwe CU, Onwuliri VA, Onyeze GOC and Osuagwu CG (2011) Spasmogenic Activity of Ethanolic Leaf Extract of Spondias mombin Linn on Isolated Uterine Muscle Strips of Rats: Possible Hormonal Mechanism of Action. Research Journal of Agriculture and Biological Sciences (Pakistan) 7(2): 228-233. Published by American-Eurasian Network for Scientific Information, Pakistan. ISSN: 1816-1561. Available at aensionline.com.


  42. Onwuliri VA, Igwe CU, Golu MD and Agha NC (2011) Assessment of the Quality of some edible vegetable oils consumed in Northern Nigeria. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences 5(7): 897-905. Published by American-Eurasian Network for Scientific Information, Pakistan. ISSN: 1991-8178. Available at insipub.com. Listed in Scimago Journal Ranking.


  43. Nwaogu LA, Igwe CU, Ujowundu CO, Arukwe U, Ihejirika CE, and Iwueke AV (2011) Biochemical Changes in Tissues of Albino Rats following Subchronic Exposure to Crude Oil. Journal of Research in Biochemistry (India) 8: 617-623. Published by Ficus Publishers, India. Available at http://www.ficuspublisher.com


  44. Igwe CU, Onyeze GOC, Onwuliri VA, Osuagwu CG. and Ojiako OA. (2010) Evaluation of the Chemical Compositions of the leaf of Spondias mombin Linn from Nigeria. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences 4(5): 706-710. Published by American-Eurasian Network for Scientific Information, Pakistan. ISSN: 1991-8178. Available at insipub.com. Listed in Scimago Journal Ranking.


  45. Iwueke AV, Nwodo OFC, Ojiako OA, Okwu GN, Nwogu LA and Igwe CU (2010) Modification of lipid peroxidation and oxidative stress in hepatocytes of diabetic rats treated with root extract of Sarcocephalus latifolius and Daniella oliveri.  Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences 4(8): 3578-3584. Published by American-Eurasian Network for Scientific Information, Pakistan. ISSN: 1991-8178. Available at insipub.com. Listed in Scimago Journal Ranking.


  46. Emejulu, AA, Ujowundu CO, Igwe CU and Onwuliri, VA (2010) Hepatotoxicity of Antiretroviral Drugs in HIV Seropositive Nigerian Patients. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 4(9): 4275-4278. Published by American-Eurasian Network for Scientific Information, Pakistan. ISSN: 1991-8178. Available at insipub.com. Listed in Scimago Journal Ranking.


  47. Ojiako OA, Igwe CU, Agha NC, Ogbuji CA and Onwuliri VA (2010) Protein and Amino acid compositions of Sphenostylis stenocarpa, Sesanum  indicum, Monodora  myristica and Afzelia  africana  seeds from Nigeria. Pakistan Journal of Nutrition 9(4): 368-372. Published by Asian Network for Scientific Information, Pakistan. ISSN: 1680-5194. Available at scialert.net. Listed in Scimago Journal Ranking.


  48. Ujowundu CO, Okafor OE, Agha NC, Nwaogu LA, Igwe KO and Igwe CU (2010) Phytochemical and Chemical Compositions of Combretum zenkeri Journal of Medicinal Plants Research (Kenya) 4(10): 965-968. Published by Academic Journals, ICEA Building 17th Floor, Kenyatta Avenue, Nairobi, Kenya. ISSN: 1996-0875. Available at http://www.academicjournals.org/JMPR.


  49. Igwe CU, Ojiako OA, Nwaogu LA and Onyeze GOC (2009) Comparative Effects of Spondias mombin Leaf Extracts on Kidney Function Profile of Rabbits. Research Journal of Agriculture and Biological Sciences (Pakistan) 5(6): 1153-1161. Published by American-Eurasian Network for Scientific Information, Pakistan. ISSN: 1816-1561. Available at insipub.com.


  50. Uhegbu FO, Igwe CU, Oze GO and Ojiako OA (2009) Comparative anti-malarial effects of Sulphadoxine/Pyrimethamine and aqueous leaf extracts of Carica papaya and Magnifera indica in Mice. Nigerian Journal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 24(2): 29-31. Published by Nigerian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. ISSN: 0189-4757/96. Available at http://www.ajol.com


  51. Ojiako OA and Igwe CU (2009) A time-trend hypoglycemic study of ethanol and chloroform extracts of Strophanthus hispidus. Journal of Herbs, Spices and Medicinal Plants (USA) 15: 1-8. Pulished by Taylor and Francis Group, LLC. pISSN: 1049-6475. pISSN: 1540-3580. Listed in Scimago Journal Ranking.


  52. Igwe CU, Ibegbulem CO, Ukwamedua H and Ikaraoha CI (2008) Features of Lipid Profile of Diabetes Mellitus Patients in Delta State. Nigerian Journal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 23(1): 25-29. Published by Nigerian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. ISSN: 0189-4757/96. Available at http://www.ajol.com


  53. Ojiako OA and Igwe CU (2008). The nutritive, anti-nutritive and hepatotoxic properties of Trichosanthes anguina (Snake tomato) fruits from Nigeria. Pakistan Journal of Nutrition 7(1):85-89. Published by Asian Network for Scientific Information, Pakistan. ISSN: 1680-5194. Available at scialert.net. Listed in Scimago Journal Ranking.


  54. Ujowundu CO, Igwe CU, Enemor VHA, Nwaogu LA and Okafor OE (2008) Nutritive and anti-nutritive properties of Boerhavia diffusa and Commelina  nudiflora  Pakistan Journal of Nutrition 7(1): 90-92. Published by Asian Network for Scientific Information, Pakistan. ISSN: 1680-5194. Available at www.scialert.net. Listed in Scimago Journal Ranking.


  55. Nwaogu LA, Alisi CS, Igwe CU and Ujowundu CO (2008) A comparative study of the antimicrobial properties of the ethanolic extracts of Landolphia owariensis leaf and root. African Journal of Biotechnology (Kenya) 7(4):368-372. Published by Academic Journals, ICEA Building 17th Floor, Kenyatta Avenue, Nairobi, Kenya. ISSN: 1684-5315.  Available at scimagojr.com. Listed in Scimago Journal Ranking.


  56. Nwaogu LA, Igwe CU, and Emejulu AA (2008) Effects of Landolphia owariensis leaf extract on the Liver Function Profile and Haemoglobin Concentration of Albino Rats. African Journal of Biochemistry Research (Kenya) 2(12): 240-242. Published by Academic Journals, ICEA Building 17th Floor, Kenyatta Avenue, Nairobi, Kenya. ISSN: 1996-0778. Available at academicjournals.org/journal/AJBR.


  57. Igwe CU, Duru LAD, Ukwamedua H and Ikaraoha CI (2007) Prevalence of hyperlipidaemia amongst insulin dependent and non-insulin dependent diabetics in Delta State, Nigeria. Tropical Doctor (UK) 37(2):120-121. Published by SAGE Publications, UK. eISSN: 17581133. pISSN: 00494755. Available at http://www.pubmed.com. Listed in Thomson Reuters Impact Factor Journal Ranking.


  58. Ojiako OA and Igwe CU (2007) Nutritional and Anti-nutritional compositions of Cleome rutidosperma, Lagenaria siceraria and Cucurbita  maxima seeds from Nigeria. Journal of Medicinal Food (USA) 10(4): 735-738. Published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. Publishers, USA, and Korean Society of Food Science and Nutrition. ISSN: 1096-620X.  Listed in Scimago Journal Ranking.


  59. Anyanwu RA, Emeribe AO, Igwe CU, Ajayi I, Akpotuzor J, Lele O and Emelike FO (2007) Occurrence of haemolysin antibodies among sickle cell anaemia patients within Calabar metropolis of Nigeria. African Journal of Biotechnology (Kenya) 6(10): 1217-1220. Published by Academic Journals, ICEA Building 17th Floor, Kenyatta Avenue, Nairobi, Kenya. ISSN: 1684-5315. Available at scimagojr.com. Listed in Scimago Journal Ranking.


  60. Igwe CU, Nwaogu LA and Ujowundu CO (2007) Assessment of the Hepatic effects, Phytochemical and Proximate Compositions of Phyllanthus amarus. African Journal of Biotechnology (Kenya) 6(6): 728-731. Published by Academic Journals, ICEA Building 17th Floor, Kenyatta Avenue, Nairobi, Kenya. ISSN: 1684-5315. Available at scimagojr.com. Listed in Scimago Journal Ranking.


  61. Nwaogu LA, Alisi CS, Ibegbulem CO and Igwe CU (2007) Phytochemical and antimicrobial activity of ethanolic extract of Landolphia owariensis African Journal of Biotechnology (Kenya) 6(7): 890-893. Published by Academic Journals, ICEA Building 17th Floor, Kenyatta Avenue, Nairobi, Kenya. ISSN: 1684-5315. Available at www.scimagojr.com. Listed in Scimago Journal Ranking.


  62. Igwe CU, Ikaraoha CI, Nwobu GO, Ezegbudo CN, and Digban K. (2006) Comparative effects of Xanthosoma sagittifolium and Colocasia  esculenta based diets on hepatic cholesterol and phospholipid profile in albino rats. Emirates Medical Journal (UAE)  24(1): 57-60. Published by Emirates Medical Association, UAE. ISSN: 02506882. Available at scimagojr.com. Listed in Scimago Journal Ranking.


  63. Igwe CU and Duru LAD (2006) Comparative assessment of the levels of salicylate and thiocyanate in blood of tobacco users. International Journal of Natural and Applied Sciences (Nigeria) 2(2): 104 – 106. Published by Tapas Institute of Scientific Research and Development, Nigeria.


  64. Anyanwu RA, Famodu AA, Ande AB, Ikaraoha CI, Igwe CU and Turay AA (2005) Haemorrheological changes in pre-eclamptic Nigerian women. Emirates Medical Journal (UAE) 23(3): 247-250. Published by Emirates Medical Association, UAE. ISSN: 02506882. Available at scimagojr.com. Listed in Scimago Journal Ranking.


  65. Turay AA, Nwobu GO, Okogun GRA, Igwe CU, Adeyeye K, Aghatise KE, Okpala HO, and Tatfeng YM (2005) A comparative study on the susceptibility of male and female albino mice to Trypanosoma brucei brucei. Journal of Vector Borne Diseases (India) 5: 234-246. Published by National Institute of Malaria Research on behalf of Indian Council of Medical Research. ISSN: 0972-9062. Available at http://www.pubmed.com. Listed in Thomson Reuters Impact Factor Journal Ranking.


  66. Igwe CU, Ikaraoha CI, Ogunlewe JO, Ezegbudo CN, Nwobu GO, and Mokogwu ATH (2005) Serum alkaline phosphatase and acid phosphatase isoenzymes activity in diagnosis and monitoring of prostate cancer in economically disadvantaged communities. Emirates Medical Journal (UAE) 23(1): 53-57. Published by Emirates Medical Association, UAE. ISSN: 02506882. Available at scimagojr.com. Listed in Scimago Journal Ranking.


  67. Igwe CU, Duru LAD, Nwobu GO, Ikaraoha CI and Mokogwu ATH (2004) Effects of Colocasia esculenta (Taro cocoyam) based diets on hepatic cholesterol and phospholipid levels in albino rats. Emirates Medical Journal (UAE) 22(2): 123-126. Published by Emirates Medical Association, UAE. ISSN: 02506882. Available at scimagojr.com. Listed in Scimago Journal Ranking.


  68. Ezegbudo CN, Agbonlahor DE, Nwobu GO, Igwe CU, Agba MI, Okpala HO and Ikaraoha CI (2004) The seroprevalence of hepatitis B surface antigen and human immunodeficiency virus among pregnant women in Anambra State, Nigeria. Shiraz E-Medical Journal (Iran) 5:2.


  69. Ezegbudo CN, Nwobu GO, Igwe CU, Okpala HO and Turay AA (2004) Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) seroprevalence among ante-natal women in Awka, South-Eastern Nigeria. J Biomed Afric. (Nigeria) 2: 44-47.

CHAPTERS IN RESEARCHED BOOKS.

  1. Igwe, CU and Nwaogu, LA (2014) Laboratory Safety, Organization and Management (Chapter 1). In: Laboratory Experiments in Biochemistry (Students Manual). Ojiako, AO (Ed). FUTO Press Ltd, Owerri. ISBN: 978-978-52056-1-9. Pp. 1-20.

  2. Igwe, CU and Ibegbulem, CO (2014) Clinical Biochemistry Specimens: Types, Collection and Handling (Chapter 3). In: Laboratory Experiments in Biochemistry (Students Manual). Ojiako, AO (Ed). FUTO Press Ltd, Owerri. ISBN: 978-978-52056-1-9. Pp. 31-48.


  3. Igwe, CU (2014) Lipid Profile Test: General Implications (Chapter 9). In: Laboratory Experiments in Biochemistry (Students Manual). Ojiako, AO (Ed). FUTO Press Ltd, Owerri. ISBN: 978-978-52056-1-9. Pp. 104-116.


  4. Igwe, CU (2014) Blood Electrolytes: General Implications (Chapter 10). In: Laboratory Experiments in Biochemistry (Students Manual). Ojiako, AO (Ed). FUTO Press Ltd, Owerri. ISBN: 978-978-52056-1-9. Pp. 117-129.


  5. Ibegbulem CO, Iheanacho, KME, Igwe, CU and Chikezie, PC (2014). Velocity, Rates and Kinetics of Industrial Reactions and Processes (Chapter 31). In: Laboratory Experiments in Biochemistry (Students Manual). Ojiako, AO (Ed). FUTO Press Ltd, Owerri. ISBN: 978-978-52056-1-9. Pp. 421-428.


  6. Igwe, CU and Nwaogu, LA (2014) Basic and Practical Information about the Science Laboratory (Chapter 1). In: Introductory Experiments in Biochemistry. Ojiako, AO (Ed). FUTO Press Ltd, Owerri. ISBN: 978-978-52056-0-2. Pp. 1-19.


  7. Igwe, CU (2014) Basic and Practical Information on the Preparation of Biochemical Solutions and Buffers (Chapter 2). In: Introductory Experiments in Biochemistry. Ojiako, AO (Ed). FUTO Press Ltd, Owerri. ISBN: 978-978-52056-0-2. Pp. 20-38.


  8. Igwe, CU (2014) Chemistry and Quantitative Analyses of Lipids (Chapter 7). In: Introductory Experiments in Biochemistry. Ojiako, AO (Ed). FUTO Press Ltd, Owerri. ISBN: 978-978-52056-0-2. Pp. 83-95.


  9. Igwe, CU (2014) Liver Function Tests (Chapter 17). In: Introductory Experiments in Biochemistry. Ojiako, AO (Ed). FUTO Press Ltd, Owerri. ISBN: 978-978-52056-0-2. Pp. 205-230.


  10. Igwe, CU and Emejulu AA (2014) Kidney or Renal Function Tests (Chapter 18). In: Introductory Experiments in Biochemistry. Ojiako, AO (Ed). FUTO Press Ltd, Owerri. ISBN: 978-978-52056-0-2. Pp. 231-244.


  11. Igwe, CU and Emejulu AA (2014) Cardiac Function Tests (Chapter 19). In: Introductory Experiments in Biochemistry. Ojiako, AO (Ed). FUTO Press Ltd, Owerri. ISBN: 978-978-52056-0-2. Pp. 245-252.

 
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