Dr. Onoja Simon Uwakwe.

Department: Nutrition & Dietetics [Unit: Public health and community nutrition ]
Faculty: Agriculture
Designation : Senior Lecturer
Email: uwakwe.onoja@unn.edu.ng
Phone: +2348035379341


Publications (Articles and Journals):

1).Uwakwe Simon Onoja, Cynthia .C Ugwu, Philip, F. Uzor, Innocent, E. Nweze, Edwin .O Omeje, Petra. O. Nnamani, Ekere R. Nwachukwu, Ivoke Njoku and Eyo, Effiong (2018). Effect of Anogeissus Lieocarpus Quill and Perr leaf on hyperglycaemia and associated dyslipidaemia in alloxan-induced diabetic rats. Dhaka J. Pharm.Sci. 17(1): 1816-1820

 

2).Uwakwe S. Onoja, Innocent E. Nweze, Nwachukwu Ekere, Philip F. Uzor, Onnyinye B. Giginna (2017). Effects of methanol leaf extracts of Loranthus Linn from three host plants on some biochemical indices of diabetic rats. Trop.J Pharm. Res 16(12): 2919-2926.

 

3).Uwakwe Simon Onoja, Nwachukwu Romanus Ekere, Joy Uzoamaka Ezugwu, Remigius Ibe Onoja (2018). Quality Assessment of edible fish species at flood basin of Omanbala River, South East Nigeria. Iranian J. Toxicology.Online Access.

 

4).Romanus Ekere Nwachukwu, N. Ihedioha JaneFrances, I.Ayogu Jude, I.Ogbefi Chima Fausta, Uwakwe Onoja Simon and L. Alum Ogechi (2018). Assessment of heavy metals content of some plant based medicines in parts of Southern Nigeria, West Africa. International J. Pharm. Sciences Research. 9(2):775-783.

 

5).Emeka I. Nweze, Fred A. Kachia, Uju E. Dibua, Charles Eze and Uwakwe S. Onoja (2015). Isolalation of Cryptococcus nenformans from environmental samples collected from Southeastern Nigeria. Rev. Inst. Med. Trop. Sou Paulo.57(4): 295-298.

 

6).Njoku Ivoke, Nnenna Ikpor, Obinna Ivoke, Felicia Eke, Ngozi Ezenwaji, Gregory Odo, Florence Iyaji, Uwakwe Onoja and Eyo Joseph E (2017). Geophagy as risk behavior for gastrointestinal nematode infections among pregnant women attending antenatal clinics in humid tropical zone of Nigeria. Afri.Health Sci. 17 (1): 24-31.

 

7).Anikwe L.U., Onoja Simon Uwakwe, Onyeke Christopher. C., Nweze E. Innocent (2017). Antimicrobial activities of four varieties of Capsicum annuum fruits cultivated in Southeastern Nigeria against drug-resistant and susceptible organisms.

 

8).Onoja U.S and Iroegbu JC, Akubor PI, Njoku Ivoke, Ekeh FN, Ejere VC, Eyo JE, Attama CI, Onyishi GC (2014). Evaluation of the drying rate constant, drying efficiency, nutrients and sensory qualities of dried vegetables using solar dryer and open-air sun drying methods.Scientific Research and Essays. Vol.9(21):924-931. 

 

9).Onoja U.S , Akubor PI, Njoku Ivoke, Ekeh FN, Ejere VC, Eyo JE, Attama CI, Onyishi GC (2014).  Proximate composition  And Sensory Evaluation Of Breads Based On Blends Of ‘Orarudi’ (Vigna sp) And wheat Flours. Scientific Research and Essays. Vol. 9(24): 1119-1026 

 

10).Onoja, U.S.and Anekwe, C.A, Akubor, P.I (2014). Evaluation of complementary food formulated from local staples and fortified with calcium,  iron  and zinc. Journal of Nutrition and Food Science. http://dx,Doi.org/10.4172/2155-9600.1000326.   

 

11).Njoku Ivoke, Pricilia C Ogbonna, Felicia N. Ekeh, Ngozi E. Ezenwaji, Chinedi I Attama, Vincent C. Ejere, Uwakwe S. Onoja and Joseph E.Eyo (2013). Effects of Grapefruit ( Citrus paradise MACE) (Rutaceae) Peel Oil Against Developmental Stages of AEDES AEGYPTI (Diptera: Culicidae). Southeast Asian J Trop Med. and Public Health. Vol.44(6): 970-978. 

 

12).Onoja U S , Emewulu C.U.D, Onoja, C.N, Njoku Ivoke, Ekeh FN, Ejere VC, Eyo JE, Attama CI,Onyishi GC.  Prevalence of overweight and obesity among adolescents in secondary schools in             South Eastern Nigeria. Pakistan Journal of Nutrition.(Acceptance Letter Attached). Vol. 13  (x):              xx-xx, 2014.ISSN 1680-5194

 

13).Onoja, U.S, Dibua, U.M.E, Eze, J.I (2011). Effects of fermentation on the Nutrient composition, energy,  and       sensory properties of wheat- based doughnuts       supplemented with blends of some       Nigerian  indigenous food crops. Global       Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences, Vol. 17. No.3 329-334

 

14).Onoja,U.S.Dibua,U.M.E Eze,J.I,Odo,G.E(2011). Physico-chemical properties, energy, mineral, vitamin and sensory evaluation of wheat-based bread supplemented with legume, root, tuber and plantain flour.      Global Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences, Vol. 17, No3, 319-327.

 

15).Onoja,U.S.,Dibua,U.M.E Eze,J.I(2011).Bacteriological quality and essential minerals of commercially packaged water in Nsukka and its environs. Nig. J  Nutr Sci Vol. 32 No2 pp10 -16.

 

16).Onoja, U.S., Obizoba, I.C (2011). Development, acceptability and proximate composition of doughnuts produced from fermented flour blends of all vegetable sources. JHER Vol.14 JHER Vol.14 pp 263 -272.

 

17).Onoja, U.S., Obizoba, I.C., Odo, G.E., Eze, J.I.(2010). Physicochemical and sensory properties of legume-based biscuits supplemented with all vegetable sources. JHER  Vol.12 pp 249 -258.

 

18).Onoja, U.S., Obizoba, I.C., Eze, J.I. (2010). Physicochemical, energy,mineral,vitamin and sensory properties of wheat- based biscuit supplementedwith African yam-bean, cowpea, pigeon pea, wateryam, cocoyam and plantain            flour. Nig. J. Nut. Sci. Vol. 31 No.2 pp 62 -67.

 

19).U.S. Onoja and Obizoba, I.C (2009). Nutrient composition and organoleptic attributes of cake based on fermented water-yam, plantain, African yam-bean, cowpea, pigeon pea and       corn flour. JHER Vol. 10, pp 132- 141.

 

20).Odo, G.E., Agbo, I.U., Dibua, E.M., Uwakwe, Onoja Simon and Eke, F. N (2009).Physicochemical characteristics of a Tropical Flood Plain River Ecosystem. Bio- Research. 7(1): 476- 482.

 

21).Onoja, U. S and Obizoba, I. C (2009). Nutrient composition and organoleptic attributes of gruel based on fermented cereal, legume, tuber and root flour. Agro-Science Journal      of      Tropical Agriculture, Environment and           Extension. Vol. 8 No 3 pp 162- 168

 

22).U.S.Onoja [2008]. Effects of varying hydration time and conditioning temperature on  the efficiency of cowpea dehulling. Nig. J. Nut. Sci. Vol. 2 pp330- 347.

 

23).U.S.Onoja [2007].Nutrient composition and acceptability of snacks based on blends of fermented water-yam, cocoyam, plantain, African yam-bean, cowpea, pigeon pea and corn flour. .Nig. J. Nut. Sci. Vol. 28(1): pp130-               139.

 

24).U.S.Onoja and I.C Obizoba [2007].Nitrogen and mineral utilization of young rats fed  blends of fermented cocoyam, wateryam, cowpea, pigeon pea, African yam-bean, plantain and corn flour. Nig. J. Nut. Sci. Vol.28 (2): pp104- 113.

 

25).U.S.Onoja [2007]. Chemical and organoleptic evaluation of moi-moi based on fermented cowpea, pigeon pea, corn, African yam-bean, cocoyam, wateryam        and plantain flour. J       Biomed. Invest. Vol 5 No1:pp 37- 43.

 

26).U.S.Onoja and I.C.Obizoba [2006]. Effect of germination on nitrogen, lipids, total sugar and tannin content of lima bean varieties{Phaseolus lunatus.l] J. Biomed. Invest. Vol. 4              No 2. pp 60- 67.

 

27).Odo Gregory E., Onoja, U.S and  Onyishi, Grace. C (2012). The Biology of Parachanna Obscura (Osteichnthyes): Channidae in Anambra River, Nigeria. Int’l J Fisheries and Aquaculture. Vol4 (8): 154-169.

 

28).U.S Onoja and J.C Iroegbu (2012). A Comparative Study of the Drying Rate constant, Drying Efficiency, Nutrients and Sensory Qualities of Dried vegetables using Solar Dryer and Open-Air Drying Methods. GJPAS, Vol 18              (3&4): 125-133.

 

29).Attama, C.I., Okeke, O.C., Eke, F.N., Ezenwaji, N.E., Onah, I.E., Ivoke,N.,  Onoja, U.S and Eyo, J.E (2013).Length-Weight Relationship and Condition  Factor of Six Cichild (Cichildae: perciformis) Species os Anambra River,              Nigeria. J Fisheries and Aquaculture. Vol 4(2): 82-86.

 

30).Dibua , U.M.E., Onoja, U.S., Ugonabo J.A.C (2012). Effect of Simultaneous Administration of Antiretroviral Therapy and Nutritional Supplements on Cd4          Count of HIV-Infected Persons in Selected Communities in South Eastern Nigeria.          Bio-Research Vol 10 (1): 848-855.

 

31).Joseph, E. Eyo, Chidinma A Levi, Chinweike, N., Asogwa Elijah C, Odii Christian, O. Chukwuka, Njoku Ivoke, Uwakwe, S. Onoja, Christopher, C. Onyeke (2013).         Toxicity and effect of Carica Papaya Seed Aqueous Extract on Liver Bio-Marker of          Clarias garriepinus. IJMP. Vol 46 (3): 1301-1307.

 

32).Vincent Chikwendu Ejere, Oscar Ifeanyi Aguzie, Njoku Ivoke, Felicia Nkechi Ekeh, Ngozi Evelyn Ezenwaji, Uwakwe Simon Onoja Joseph Effiong Eyo (2014). Parasitofauna of five          freshwater fishes in Nigerian freshwater Ecosystem. Croatian J Fisheries, Vol 72: 17-24.

 

33).Eyo, J.E., Echi, P.C., Attama, C.I., Onyishi, G.C. Ekeh, F.N., Ivoke, N., Nwani, C. D., Obitte, B.C and Onoja, U.S (2014). Incidence and Prevalence of parasites in ExoticSuis-         large white (Suidae) slaughtered in a Tropical Abattoir. Int’l J Parasitology Research. Vol          6(1): 132-135.

 

34).Onoja Uwakwe Simon, Nweze Innocent Emeka, Agbo Matthias Onyebuchi,Nnamani Petra Obioma, Eke Felicia Nkechi, Ivoke Njoku, Eyo Joseph, Attama Chinedu Ifeanyi and Ejere Vincent Chikwendu (2015). Evaluation of Bacteriological quality and essential elements in commercially bottled/packaged water produced and marketed in Southeastern Nigeria. African Journal of Microbiology Research. Vol 9(28): 1728-1737.   

 

35).Attama, C.I., Okeke, O.C., Eke, F.N., Ezenwaji, N.E., Onah, I.E., Ivoke,N., Onoja, U.S and Eyo, J.E (2013).Length-Weight Relationship and Condition                Factor of Six Cichild (Cichildae: perciformis) Species os Anambra River,              Nigeria. J Fisheries and Aquaculture. Vol 4(2): 82-86.

 

36).Vincent Chikwendu Ejere, Oscar Ifeanyi Aguzie, Njoku Ivoke, Felicia Nkechi Ekeh, Ngozi Evelyn Ezenwaji, Uwakwe Simon Onoja Joseph Effiong Eyo (2014). Parasitofauna of five          freshwater fishes in Nigerian freshwater Ecosystem. Croatian J Fisheries, Vol 72: 17-24.

 

37).Eyo, J.E., Echi, P.C., Attama, C.I., Onyishi, G.C. Ekeh, F.N., Ivoke, N., Nwani, C. D., Obitte, B.C and Onoja, U.S (2014). Incidence and Prevalence of parasites in ExoticSuis-         large white (Suidae) slaughtered in a Tropical Abattoir. Int’l J Parasitology Research. Vol   6(1): 132-135.

38) Ngwu, E.K., Onoja, U.S. and Ijeoma Okorie (2008). “Proximate composition and     micronutrient contents of most popular soups in Igbere community, Abia State,       Nigeria”.      In: Nutrition : A Key to Achieving the Millennium Development       Goals, NSN 2008      Conference Proceedings, Okeke, E.C., Nnam N. M.,       Onyechi, U.A., Onoja, U.S (eds).      Univ of Nig., Nsk Press. 2009.pp 32- 39.

39) Onoja, U.S. and Obizoba, I. C (2008). “Microbiological composition, pH, TA and TVC of fermented and unfermented flour produced from all vegetable       sources”. In: Nutrition : A  Key to Achieving the Millennium Development       Goals, NSN 2008 Conference     Proceedings , Okeke, E.C., Nnam N. M.,       Onyechi, U.A., Onoja, U.S (eds). Univ of Nig.,   Nsk Press. 2009.pp 182 – 188.




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