Prof. Eusebius Chukwu Onyeneke.

Department: Biochemistry
Faculty: Biological Sciences
Designation :
Email: eusebius.onyeneke@unn.edu.ng
Phone: +234-802-332-7930, +234-818-383-1248


Publications (Articles and Journals):

1.    O. Obidoa and E.C. Onyeneke (1980) Effect of Sucrose Supplementation on Aflatoxin  Production by Aspergillus parasiticus 2999 Cultures in Soybean and Cashew Fruit Juice. Mycopathol.; 90 (1) 33-36.
2.    I.C. Ononogbu and E.C. Onyeneke (1983) Plasma Lipid Changes in Human   Malaria.   Tropenmed. parasitol.; 34: 193-196.
3.    E.C. Onyeneke (1984) Effect of Garri Diet on Rat Plasma Phospholipids. Nutr. Rep. Int.; 29: 775-781.
4.    J.C. Ezigbo and E.C. Onyeneke (1985) Studies on the Energy Reserve of Fasciola gigantica (COBB) from Nigeria Zebu Cattle I. Beitrage Trop. Landwirtsch. Veterianarmed.; 23: 217-222.
5.    J.C. Ezigbo and E.C. Onyeneke (1987) Studies on the Energy Reserve of Fasciola gigantica (COBB) from Nigeria Zebu Cattle II. The Fatty Acid Composition. Beitrage Trop. Landwirtsch. Veterianarmed.; 25: 343-6.
6.    E.C. Onyeneke and I.C. Ononogbu (1989). Effect of Garri Diet on the    Pathological Changes of Aorta, Liver and the Kidneys of Rats. J. Clin. Biochem. Ñutr.; 7:91-100.
7.    E.C. Onyeneke and E.O. Alumanah (1990) Changes in Serum Potassium Levels   During Pregnancy in Nigerian Women. J. Clin. Biochem. Nutr.; 8(1): 61-67.
8.    E.O. Alumanah and. E.C Onyeneke (1990) Effect of Pregnancy on Plasma Lipid Levels of Nigerian Women. J. Clin. Biochem. Nutr.; 8(1): 69-74.
9.    E.C. Onyeneke, E.O. Alumanah and I.C. Ononogbu (1991) Changes in Plasma Lecithin: Cholesterol Acyl Transferase Activity in Rats Fed a Cholesterol Diet. J. Clin. Biochem. Nutr.; 10 (1): 69-74.
10.    A.J. Animotu, E.C. Onyeneke and E.O. Alumanah (1994) Serum Sodium Levels of Pregnant Nigerian Women. J. Innov. Life Sci.; 1: 1-6.
11.    E.O. Alumanah, E.C. Onyeneke and H.I. Garuba (1994) Plasma Electrolyte Levels in Human Malaria. J. Innov. Life Sci.; 1: 14-19.
12.    I.O.Onoagbe, P.N. Okolie, E.C. Onyeneke and A.J. Dickson (1994) Regulation of Tyrosine Aminotransferase Activity by Glucagon and cAMP Analogues in Chick Embryo in Ovo. Comp. Biochem. Physiol.; 109: 283-287.

13.    E.C. Onyeneke, E.O. Alumanah and E.F. Mba (1997) Serum Lipoprotein Cholesterol of Malaria Patients: Possible Effects of Chloroquine Administration. J. Environ. Toxicol.; 1:15-21.
14.    E.C. Onyeneke, E.O. Alumanah, I.O. Onoagbe and B.O. Ejedegba (1997) Variations in Serum Calcium and Inorganic Phosphorus Levels During Pregnancy in Nigerian Women. J. Med. Lab. Sci.; 6: 53-57.
15.    R.D. Abigor, D.O.M. Enonuya, C.E. Airede, D.A. Okiy and E.C. Onyeneke (1997) Production of Lipase by Aspergillus flavus in Coconut Milk Medium: Preliminary Studies. J. Sci. Engr. Technol. 5: 1202-7.
16.    U. Njoku, E.O. Alumanah and E.C. Onyeneke (1997) Effects of Acute Exercise on
      Serum Lipid Levels of Nigerian Men. HAME J.; 1: 77-80.
17.    E.C. Onyeneke and B.O. Ejedegba (1998) Lipid Composition of Some Nigeria Food Stuffs, Onion (Allium cepa), Cocoyam (Colocassia esculenta) and Plantain (Musa sapientum). Nig. Agric. J.; 29: 137-144.
18.    E.C. Onyeneke, E.O. Alumanah and B.O.Ejedegba (1998) Effect of Dietary Cholesterol on Skin Lipid Content in Albino Rats. Nig. J. Nutr. Sci. 19: 37-42.
19.    E.C. Onyeneke (1998) Possible Mechanism of Energy Transduction During Bleeching. Med. Digest. July/August. 18-22.
20.    E.C. Onyeneke (2000) The Impact of Multiple Drug Therapy on Lipoprotein Cholesterol During Malaria Infection. Medical Digest. June/July. P19.
21.    F.E. Mba, E.O. Alumanah and E.C. Onyeneke (2000) Variations in Lipoprotein Cholesterol Ratio: Possible Effects of Chloroquine Administration. J. Environ. Toxicol. 2: 69-74.
22.    E.O. Alumanah, E.C. Onyeneke, N.A. Okpogba and C.J. Okonkwo (2000) Serum Protein Index in Human Malaria. Cytobios.; 103: 61-64.
23.    B.O. Ejedegba, E.C. Onyeneke, G.E. Eriyamremu and P.O. Oviasogie (2001) Effects of  Macronutrient on the Energy Reserve of Developing Dwarf Green Coconut Endosperm.. Afr. J. Sci. Tech. 2: 1-5.
24.    E.C. Onyeneke, G.A. Uchuno, G.E. Eriyamremu, H.K. Njoya, M.N. Ebot and E.O. Alumanah (2001) Plasma Electrolytes, Urea, Creatinine and Glucose Levels in Protein Energy Malnourished Children. Orient. J. Med.; 13: 13-16b.
25.    E.C. Onyeneke, V.N. Mokwenye, G.E. Eriyamremu and E.O. Alumanah (2001) Assessment of Liver Function Status of Pregnant Nigerian Women. Trop. J. Environ. Sci. Hlth.; 4: 56-62.
26.    G.E. Eriyamremu, E.K. Omogbai, E.C. Onyeneke, S.E. Omonigho, A.K. Etu, J.C. Anionye, S. Omoregie, V.E. Osagie and A.B. Eboigbe (2002) Alteration in Tissue Lipids of Normal Rabbits Fed Supplement of Acalypha wilkensiana. Bioscience. Res. Comm., 14: 661-667.
27.    M.N.V. Ebot, E.A.C. Nwanze, E.C. Onyeneke, H.K. Njoya and A.G. Uchuno (2002) Plasma Lipids and Lipoprotein Profiles in Nigerian Children with Protein Energy Malnutrition. Trop. J. Environ. Sci. Hlth., 5: 9-12
28.    B.O. Ejedegba, and E.C.Onyeneke (2003) The Influence of Macronutrient Defficiencies on Chemical Composition of Dwarf Green Coconut (Cocus nucifera Linn) Seedling. Global J. Pure Applied Sci., 9: 213-216.
29.    E.C. Onyeneke, A.M. Oghenejode, E.O. Alumanah, C.J. Okonkwo and N.A. Okpogba (2003) Serum Urea and Creatinine Levels in Nigerian Human Malaria Patients. Global J. Med. Sci., 2: 103-106.
30.    E.C. Onyeneke, H.K. Njoya, G.E. Eriyamremu, M.N. Ebot, G.A. Uchuno and E.O. Alumanah (2003). Liver Function Status in Some Nigerian Children with Protein Energy Malnutrition (PEM). Oreint. J. Med., 15: 58-63.

31.    E.C. Onyeneke, S.I. Ojeaburu and M. Awele Adaikpoh (2004) Biochemical Estimation of Erythrocyte and Plasma Electrolytes, Urea and Creatinine as an Index of Kidney Function of Sickle-Cell Disease Patients in Edo State, Nigeria. Global J. Pure Applied. Sci., 10: 571-576.
32.    M.A. Adaikpoh, E.C. Onyeneke, G.E. Eriyamremu, S.O. Asagba, G.E. Nwajei and S.I. Ojeaburu (2004) Changes in Some Serum and Heamatological Indices in Magnesium and Riboflavin Deficiency in Rats. Pak. J.Nutr., 3: 349-353.
33.    G.E. Eriyamremu, S.O. Asagba, E.C. Onyeneke and M.A. Adaikpoh (2005) Changes in Carboxypeptidase A, Dipeptidase and Na+/K+ ATPase Activities in the Intestine of Rats Orally Exposed to Different Doses of Cadmium. BioMetals ,18: 1-6.
34.    G.E. Eriyamremu, E.K. Omogbai, A. Asagba, E.C. Onyeneke, S.I. Ojeaburu, S.O. Uanseoje, J.E. Ikewuchi and E.B. Eboigbe (2005) Blood Pressure Measurements and Aorta Tones of Normal Rats Fed Supplements of Acalypha wilkensiana. J. Applied. Sci.,  8(3):4920-4929.
35.    G.E. Eriyamremu, E.C. Onyeneke, N.J. Orhue, S.I. Ojeaburu, S.O. Uanseoje, V.E. Osagie   and S.O. Asagba. (2005) Aspirin Induced Changes in Enzymes of Colonic Energy Metabolism and ATPases of Rats Exposed to Cycas and Fed a Nigerian-like Diet. Eur. J. Sci. Res. 10(2): 6 – 15.   
36.    S.O. Asagba, G.E. Eriyamremu, E.C. Onyeneke and M. Suru (2006) Influence of a Nigeria-like Diet on Calcium, Phosphate and Alkaline Phosphatase Levels in the Plasma and Bone of Cadmium Exposed Rats. J.Med. Sci., 6(5): 758-764.
37.    B.O.Ejedegba, E.C.Onyeneke and P.O.Oviasogie. (2007) Characteristics of Lipase Isolated from Coconut (Cocos nucifera linn) Seed Under Different Nutrient Treatments. Afr. J. Biotech.; 6(6):723-727.
38.    E.C. Onyeneke, O. M. Oluba, A. Olalekan, G. E. Eriyamremu, S. I. Ojeaburu, K. E. Adebisi, and A.Oyeyemi (2007). Effect of Soy Protein on Serum Lipid Profile and Some Lipid Metabolizing Enzymes in Cholesterol-fed Rats. Afr. J. Biotech.; 6(19): 2267-2273.
39.    E. C. Onyeneke, K. E. Adebisi, G. E. Eriyamremu, S. I. Ojeaburu, S. O. Asagba, and O. M. Oluba (2007). Effect of Lipid-based Diet on Some Lipid-Metabolizing Enzymes .J. Med. Sci.; 7(8):1283-1289.
40.    E.C. Onyeneke, O. M. Oluba, A. Olalekan, G. E. Eriyamremu, S. I. Ojeaburu, K. E. Adebisi, A. Oyeyemi and C. O. Aboluwoye (2007). Effect of Soy Protein on Serum Levels of Cardiovascular Disease Diagnostic Enzymes in Cholesterol-fed Rats. The Internet Journal of Nutrition and Wellness. 4(1): 1-9.
41.    Eriyamremu GE, SO Asagba, EC Onyeneke, and B Aguebor-Ogie (2007).Bonny Light Crude Oil and its Fragments alter Radicle Galactose Dehydrogenase Activity of Beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) and Maize (Zea mays). Trends in Applied Sciences Research; 2(5): 433-438.
42.    Olarewaju M Oluba, Chukwu E Onyeneke, Godwin  C Ojieh, George O Eidangbe, Regin T Orole (2009) Effects of Palm Oil Supplementation on Lipid Peroxidation and Glutathione Peroxidase Activity in Cholesterol-Fed Rats.The Internet Journal of Cardiovascular Research. 6(1): 1-11.
43.    Olarewaju, M. Oluba, E. Chukwu Onyeneke, Godwin C. Ojieh and George O. Eidangbe (2009). Effects of Soy Protein on Some Selected Enzymes in Tissues of Rats Fed a Cholesterol Diet. Intern. J. Medicine and Medical Sciences.; 1(9):400-406.
44.    Onovughakpo-Sakpa, O.Ejuoghanran, E. Chukwu Onyeneke, and Fidelis E. Olumese(2009).Incidence of Diabetic Nephropathy in Southern Nigeria. J. Med. Sci.,9 (6):264-269.
45.    Olarenwaju, M. Oluba, E. Chukwu Onyeneke, Godwin C. Ojieh and Blessing O. Idonije          (2010). Evaluation of the Hypoglycemic Effect of Aqueous Extract of Ganoderma ucidum on   STZ-induced diabetic Wistar Rats. Annals  of Biological Research. 1 (3): 41-49.
46.    Oluba O.M,. E.C. Onyeneke, G.C. Ojieh, B.O. Idonije, T.I. Ojiezeh (2010) Hepatoprotective Potential of Aqueous Extract of Ganoderma lucidium Against Carbon Tetrachloride Intoxication in Rats. Der Pharmacia Lettre. 2(4):432-439.
47.    Onovughakpo-Sakpa O. Ejuoghanran and Onyeneke E. C. (2011).Vanadium, Chromium,     Zinc and Selenium Levels and Diabetes Mellitus. J. Medicine and Biomedical Research. 9(2):115-120.
48.    Oluba, O.M., Onyeneke, E.C., Idonije, B.O., and Eidangbe, G.O. (2011).Effect of Soy                                                                                                         Protein on Monosodium Glutamate (MSG)-induced Obesity in Rats. .Asian J Pharm. Biol. Res., 1 (1):8-14.
49.    Iyamu, O. A., Onyeneke, E. C., Oluba, O. M., Anionye, J. C., Oyakhire, O. M. and  Aigbe, O.(2011). Disease-age-correlated Oxidative Status of Some Patients with Solitary Diabetes in Central Hospital, Benin City, Nigeria. J. Res. Biol., 1(2):  1-7.
50.    Iyamu, O.A., Oluba, O. M., Onyeneke, C. E., Anionye, C. J., Oyakhire O. M.,and Aibge, O.(2011). Comparism of Oxidative Status Among Subjects of Different Age Groups.   Adv. Lab. Med. Intern., 1(3): 32-39.
51.    Onovughakpo-Sakpa O.E, Onyeneke E.C, and Sakpa L.C. (2011). The Effect of Nephropathy on the Lipid Profile of Diabetics in Southern Nigeria. J. Med. Sci., 11 (4): 198 – 202
       52  Iyamu, O. A., Anionye, J.C., Onyeneke, E C.., Oluba, O.M., Oyakhire, O.M., Aigbe, O.              
(2011). Disease – Age- Correlated Oxidative Status of Patients with Hypertension and        Diabetes Co-Morbidity in Central Hospital, Benin City, Nigeria. Intern. Review Biophys. Chem., 2(5): 169-173.
53. Iyamu, O.A., Anionye, J.C., Onyeneke, E.C., Oluba., O.M., Oyakhire, O.M., Aigbe,
     O. (2012). Disease-Age Correlated Study of Some Patients with Solitary Hypertension
     Attending Central Hospital, Benin City, Nigeria.  Amer. J. Biochem., 2(1): 11-15.
 
54     Onyeneke, E.C., Anekwe, A.I., Anionye, J.C., Okoro, S., Onovughakpo-Sakpa (2012).              Assessment of Plasma Urea, Creatinine and Blood Urea Nitrogen (BUN) Concentrations in Pregnant Nigerian Women in Edo State, Nigeria.  Nig. .J. Applied Sci., 30:128-137.
55     Anionye, J.C., Onyeneke, E,C., Onovughakpo-Sakpa, O.E., Anekwe, A.I. (2012) Plasma Calcium (Ca 2+) and Potassium (K+)  Levels in Nigerian Human Malaria Patients. Effects on Neuromusculoskeletal Symptoms. Nig., J Applied Sci., 30:166-175.
56      Olarewaju M. Oluba, Augustine O. Olusola, George O. Eidangbe, Leye J. Babatola, and E.C. Onyeneke (2012). Modulation of Lipoprotien Cholesterol Levels in Plasmodium berghei Malarial Infection by Crude Aqueous Extract of Ganoderma lucidum. Cholesterol. doi:10.1155/ 2012/536396. 6 pages.
57      Olarewaju M. Oluba, Augustine O. Olusola, Bamidele S. Fagbohunka, and E.C. Onyeneke(2012) Antimalarial and Hepatoprotective Effects of Crude Ethanolic Extracts of Lingzhi or Reishi Medicinal Mushroom, Ganoderma lucidum (W. Curt.:Fr.) P. Karst.(Higher Basidiomycetes), in Plasmodium berghei-Infected Mice. Intern. J Med. Mushroom. 14(5): 459-466.
58     Omoruwa, E. F., Edosa, R. O., Anionye, J. C., Anoliefo,O.N., Oriakhi, K., Onyeneke, E.C., and  Adimah, C. O (2012). Evaluation of the Antidiabetic and Antioxidant Effect of Aqueous Extract of Grape Seed (Vitis vinifera) on Alloxan Induced Diabetes in Rat. Nig. J. Life Sci., 2(1):137-143.
59    Anionye, J. C., R.O. Edosa, E.F. Omorowa, E.C. Onyeneke, N.U. Okwadje, O.E. Onovughakpo-Sakpa, and A.I. Anekwe(2012). Kidney Function Status in Nigerian Patients with Co-Mobidity of Diabetes Mellitus and Malaria. NISEB J., 12(2):67-73.
60    Anionye, J.C., R.O. Edosa, E.F. Omorowa, E.C. Onyeneke, J. Dunkwu, O.E. Onovughakpo-Sakpa, and A.I. Anekwe(2012). Oxidative Stress in Human Malaria Patients. NISEB J., 12(2): 74-80.
61    Onyeneke, E.C., Oikeh, A.O., and Oikeh, E.I.(2012). Comparison of Erythrocyte and Plasma Lipid Profile of Pregnant Nigerian Women in Edo State, Nigeria. Nig. J. Life Sci., 2(2): 20-28.
62    Onyeneke, E. C. and Anyanwu, G. O. (2013) Effect of Alstonia Boonei De Wild on High Fat Diet Induced Obesity in Male Wistar Rats. Eur. J. Sci. Res., 112 (3: 292-299.
63    Anyanwu, G. O., Onyeneke, E. C, Usunobun, U. and Adegbegi, A. J (2013). Impact of Anthocleista vogelii Root Bark Ethanolic Extract on Weight Reduction in High Carbohydrate Diet Induced Obesity in Male Wistar Rats. Afr. J. Biochem. Res. 7(11): 225-232
64     Olarewaju M. Oluba, George O. Eidangbe, Kayode E. Adebisi, Adewale A. Odutuga and E. Chukwu Onyeneke (2013). In vivo Evaluation of Antimalaria and Cytotoxic Properties of Crude Aqueous Extract of the Fruiting Body of Medicinal Mushroom, Ganoderma lucidum (W. Curt.: Fr:) P. Karst in Plasmodium berghei-infected mice. Journal of Immunological Techniques in infectious Diseases. 2 (4):1-6 .
65     Onyeneke E. C, Anekwe A. I, Okoro S. J, Anionye J. C, and Onovughakpo-Sakpa, O. E (2013). Evaluation of Plasma Electrolyte Concentration in Pregnant Nigerian Women from Edo State. Bio-Research. 11 :857-863
66     Anionye J. C, Onyeneke E. C, Onovughakpo-Sakpa, O. E and Anekwe A. I (2013). Kidney Function Status in Nigerian Human Malaria Patients. Bio-Research. 11 :864-875
67     Onyeneke, E. C and Anyanwu G. O (2014). Anti-Obesity Potential of the Ethanolic Extract of Alstonia boonei Stem Bark on High Carbohydrate Diet Induced Obesity in Male Wistar Rats. NISEB J. 14 (1): 46-50
68     Anyanwu, G. O, Sangodele, J. O, Innih, S. O and  Onyeneke, E. C (2014). Liver Function and Anti-oxidant Status of Obese Rats Treated with Ethanolic Extract of Anthocleista vogelii Root Bark. Arch. Bas. App. Med., 2: 127-133.
69     Olarewaju M. Oluba, Kayode E. Adebisi, George O. Eidangbe, Adewele A. Odutuga and E. Chukwu Onyeneke (2014). Modulatory Effects of Crude Aqueous Extract of Lingzhi or Reishi Medicinal Mushroom, Ganoderma lucidum (Higher Basidiomycetes), on Hematological and Anti-oxidant Indices in Plasmodium berghei-Infected Mice. International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms. 16(5): 499-506.
70     Onyeneke, E. C, Oikeh, E. I and Obhakham, A (2015). Liver function Status of Malaria Patients in Benin City, Nigeria. West Indian Med. J.




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