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Olayinka Olajumoke Amujoyegbe

Country of origin: Nigeria Currently in: Nigeria, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile- Ife, Osun state, Nigera General field of specialization: Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
Academic Background


2017 Doctorate Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology

Evaluation of medicinal plants used in the management of sickle cell disorder

Research Keywords: 
Antisickling activities of medicinal plants

Publications resulting from Research: 

Publication with Details:
(a) Amujoyegbe, B. J., Agbedahunsi J. M. and O. O. Amujoyegbe. (2012). Cultivation of medicinal plants in developing nations: means of conservation and poverty alleviation. International Journal of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants. New Delhi India 2(2): 345-353.

(b) Amujoyegbe O. O., Agbedahunsi J. M., Akinpelu B. A., Oyedapo O. O. (2012) In vitro evaluation of membrane stabilizing activities of leaf and root extracts of Calliandra portoricensis (JACQ) Benth. on sickle and normal human erythrocytes. International Research Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology 2(8): 198-203

(c) Amujoyegbe O.O., Agbedahunsi J. M., Akinpelu B.A., Amujoyegbe B.J., Idu M., Oyedapo O. O. (2013) In Vitro Antisickling Activities of Yellow Passion Fruit (Passiflora edulis F. Flavicarpa Deg) International Journal of Medicinal Plants. Photon 105 (2013): 293-299.
(d) Amujoyegbe O. O., Agbedahunsi J. M. and M. A. Akanmu (2014). Antisicking Properties of Two Calliandra Species: C. portoricensis and C. haematocephala (Fabaceae). European Journal of Medicinal Plants 4(2):206-218.

(e) Amujoyegbe O. O., Idu M, Agbedahunsi J. M. and Erhabor J. O. (2016). Ethnomedicinal Survey of medicinal plants used in the management of sickle cell disorder in Southern Nigeria. J Ethnopharmacol. pii: S0378-8741(16)30147-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jep.2016.03.042.

(f) Amujoyegbe, O. O., Idu, M., Agbedahunsi, J. M., Obuotor, E. M. and Bazuaye, G. N (2016). In vitro antisickling and antioxidant properties of aqueous and ethanol extracts of fifty selected plants used in the management of sickle cell disorder in Southern Nigeria. Nig. J. Nat. Prod. & Med. 20:146-160.

(g) Akinpelu, B. A., Makinde, A. M., Amujoyegbe, O. O., Isa, M. O., Onwobiko, V. C., Akinwotu, A. O., Oladimeji, E. S., Agbedahunsi, J. M. and Oyedapo, O. O. (2017). Evaluation of Anti-inflammatory and Antisickling Potentials of Archidium ohioense. (Schimp. ex Mull) Extracts. Journal of Pharmacy and Biological Sciences (IOSR-JPBS), 12(1): 18-26.

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Biosafety effects of medicinal plants used in the management of sickle cell disorder

Workshop and Conference Attended

May 8-11, 2018. University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria Nigerian Society of Pharmacognosy 30th AGM/ 14TH Scientific Conference Theme: Sustainable Health using Natural Products: Sourcing and Effects on the Environment.
June 11th – 23rd, 2018. obafemi Awolowo University, Ile- ife, Osun state, Nigeria. h. Training workshop on basic and advanced course on application of Biotechniques to medicinal plant research. June 11th – 23rd, 2018.


Nigerian Society of Pharmacognosy
West African Network of Natural Products Research Scientist (WANNPRES)