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Dr. Martins Ekor
 
Highest Degree: Ph.D. in Pharmacology from University of Cape Coast, Ghana
 
Institute: University of Cape Coast, Ghana
 
Area of Interest: Pharmacology and Toxicology
  •   Pharmacodynamic
  •   Pharmacy
  •   Health Care
  •   Pharmaceutical Analysis
 
URL: http://livedna.org/234.18151
 
My SELECTED Publications
1:   Abarikwu, S.O., C.A. Otuechere, M. Ekor, K. Monwuba and D. Osobu, 2012. Rutin ameliorates cyclophosphamide-induced reproductive toxicity in male rats. Toxicol. Int., 19: 207-214.
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2:   Adejumo, O.E., M. Ekor, A.A. Tella and L.S. Kasim, 2003. Pharmacological screening of the aqueous seed extract ofCassia occidentalis. Niger. J. Pharm. Res., 1: 31 -33.
3:   Adeyanju, A.A., A.D. Ogunyemi, O. Owolabi, O. Adesanya, T. Omideyi, O.A. Aina and M. Ekor, 2016. Modulation of adriamycin-induced hepatotoxicity and genotoxicity by selective inhibition of phosphodiesterase-5 with sildenafil in wistar rats. Toxicol. Int. (Formerly Indian J. Toxicol.), 23: 153-158.
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4:   Adeyemi, O.S., C.A. Otuechere, O. Atolani and M. Ekor, 2013. Chemopreventive and Therapeutic Benefits of Lycopene, Zeaxanthin, Lutein and Astaxanthin. International E-Publication, India, pp: 1-39.
5:   Akinlolu, A.A., A.B. Salau, M. Ekor and J. Otulana, 2015. Musa sapientum with exercisesattenuates hyperglycemia and pancreatic islet cells degeneration in alloxan-diabetic rats. J. Int. Ethnopharmacol., 4: 202-207.
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6:   Awodele, O., O.E. Kale, A.O. Odewabi, M. Ekor, B.A. Salau and A.O. Adefule-Ositelu, 2017. Safety evaluation of bon-santé cleanser® polyherbal in male wistar rats: Further investigations on androgenic and toxicological profile. J. Traditional Complementary Med., 10.1016/j.jtcme.2017.06.002.
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7:   Aziba, P.I., A.A. Adedeji, M. Ekor and O. Adeyemi, 2001. Analgesic activity of Peperomia pellucid aerial parts in mice. Fitoterapia, 72: 57-58.
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8:   Aziba, P.I., M. Ekor and A.A. Adedeji, 2001. Pharmacological screening of a methanolic extract fromMomordica charantia in rodents. Pharm. Biol., 39: 305-307.
9:   Bamidele, T.O., M. Ekor, A. Adenuga, T.O. Fajemirokun and O.O. Amole, 2003. The effect of some third generation cephalosporins on the anticoagulant activity of warfarin in rats. Niger. J. Pharm. Res., 1: 26-29.
10:   Ekor, M., O.A. Osonuga, A.O. Odewabi, A.G. Bakre and K.S. Oritogun, 2010. Toxicity evaluation of Yoyo ‘Cleanser’ Bitters and Fields Swedish Bitters herbal preparations following sub-chronic administration in rats. Am. J. Pharmacol. Toxicol., 5: 159-166.
11:   Ekor, M. and A.O. Odewabi, 2014. Occupational exposure to municipal solid wastes and development of toxic neuropathies: possible role of nutrient supplementation, complementary and alternative medicines in chemoprevention. Chin. J. Integr. Med., 20: 643-653.
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12:   Ekor, M., O.A. Adesanoye and E.O. Farombi, 2010. N-acetylcysteine pre-treatment ameliorates mercuric chloride-induced oxidative renal damage in rats. Afr. J. Med.,Sci., 39: 153-160.
13:   Ekor, M., R.B. Ashorobi, S.F. Ibitoye and L.S. Kasim, 2005. Acute toxicity, analgesic potential and preliminary antimicrobial studies of the aqueous plant extract of Spilanthes filicaulis. Niger. J. Health Biomed. Sci., 4: 30-34.
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14:   Ekor, M., 2014. The growing use of herbal medicines: Issues relating to adverse reactions and challenges in monitoring safety. Front. Pharm., 4 : 177-180.
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15:   Ekor, M., 2017. Nephrotoxicity and Nephroprotective Potential of African Medicinal Plants. In: Toxicological Survey of African Medicinal Plants, Kuete, V. (Ed.)., Elsevier Science, Chennai, pp: 357-393.
16:   Ekor, M., A.O. Odewabi, A.G. Bakre, K.S. Oritogun, T.E. Ajayi and O.V. Sanwo, 2010. Comparative evaluation of the protective effect of the ethanolic and methanolic leaf extracts of Sida acuta against hyperglycaemia and alterations of biochemical and haematological indices in alloxan diabetic rats. J. Pharmacol. Toxicol., 5: 1-12.
17:   Ekor, M., A.O. Odewabi, O.E. Kale, K.S. Oritogun, O.A. Adesanoye and T.O. Bamidele, 2011. Pharmacologic inhibition of the renin-angiotensin system did not attenuate hepatic toxicity induced by carbon tetrachloride in rats. Hum Exp Toxicol. 30: 1840-1848.
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18:   Ekor, M., A.O. Odewabi, O.E. Kale, O.A. Adesanoye and T.O. Bamidele, 2013. Celecoxib, a selective cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor, lowers plasma cholesterol and attenuates hepatic lipid peroxidation during carbon-tetrachloride-associated hepatotoxicity in rats. Drug Chem. Toxicol., 36: 1-8.
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19:   Ekor, M., A.O. Odewabi, O.E. Kale, T.O. Bamidele, O.A. Adesanoye and E.O. Farombi, 2013. Modulation of paracetamol-induced hepatotoxicity by phosphodiesterase isozyme inhibition in rats: A preliminary study. J. Basic Clin. Physiol. Pharm., 24: 73-79.
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20:   Ekor, M., E.O. Farombi and G.O. Emerole, 2006. Modulation of gentamicin-induced renal dysfunction and injury by the phenolic extract of soybean (Glycine max). Fundam. Clin. Pharmacol., 20: 263-271.
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21:   Ekor, M., G.K.A. Adepoju and A.A. Epoyun, 2006. Protective effect of the methanolic leaf extract of Persea americana (avocado) against paracetamol-induced acute hepatotoxicity in rats. Int. J. Pharmacol., 2: 416-420.
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22:   Ekor, M., G.O. Emerole and E.O. Farombi, 2010. Phenolic extract of soybean (Glycine max) attenuates cisplatin-induced nephrotoxicity in rats. Food Chem Toxicol. 48: 1005-1012.
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23:   Ekor, M., O.A. Adesanoye, I.E. Udo, O.A. Adegoke, J. Raji and E.O. Farombi, 2010. Hibiscus sabdariffa ethanolic extract protects against dyslipidemia and oxidative stress induced by chronic cholesterol administration in rabbits. Afr J Med Med Sci. 39: 161-170.
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24:   Ekor, M., O.S. Adeyemi and C.A. Otuechere, 2013. Management of anxiety and sleep disorders: Role of complementary and alternative medicine and challenges of integration with conventional orthodox care. Chin. J. Integr. Med., 19: 5-14.
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25:   Farombi, E.O. and M. Ekor 2006. Curcumin attenuates gentamicin-induced oxidative renal damage in rat. Food Chem. Toxicol., 44: 1443-1448.
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26:   Farombi, E.O., M. Ekor, I.A. Adedara, K.E. Tonwe, T.O. Ojujoh and M.O. Oyeyemi, 2012. Qsuercetin protects against testicular toxicity induced by chronic administration of therapeutic dose of quinine sulphate in rats. J. Basic Clin. Physiol. Pharmacol., 23: 39-44.
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27:   Farombi, E.O., M.C. Ugwuezunmba, T.T. Ezenwadua, M.O. Oyeyemi and M. Ekor, 2008. Tetracycline-induced reproductive toxicity in male rats: Effects of vitamin C and N-acetylcysteine. Exp. Toxicol. Pathol., 60: 77-85.
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28:   Farombi, E.O., S.O. Abarikwu, I.A. Adedara and M. Ekor, 2009. Aflatoxins: Origin, detection, effect on human health and safety and preventive intervention strategies (Focus on developing countries). Food, 3: 1-22.
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29:   Gbolade, A., M. Ekor, A. Akinlolu and M. Ayoola, 2009. Antidiabetic activity of ethanolic extracts of Spondias mombin (anacardiaceae) stem bark on alloxan-induced diabetic rats. Afr. J. Tradit. Complementary Altern. Med., .
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30:   Gbolade, A., A. Akinlolu, M. Ekor and A. Odewabi, 2009. Chronic toxicity, antidiabetic and hypolipidemic activities of Spondias mombin L. (anacardiaceae) on alloxan-induced diabetic rats. Afr. J. Tradit. Complementary Altern. Med., Vol. 6. .
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31:   Gbolade, A.A., M. Ekor, A.A. Akinlolu and M.D. Ayoola, 2008. Antidiabetic activity of ethanolic extracts of Spondias mombin stem bark on alloxan-induced diabetic rats. J. Pharm. Res., 7: 192-195.
32:   Ibitoye, S.F., A. Ogbeche, D.S. Ogunleye and M. Ekor, 2004. Anti-inflammatory activity of ethanolic leaf extract of Anthonotha macrophylla (Caesalpinoideae). Niger. J. Pharm., 35: 31-35.
33:   Ibitoye, S.F., D.S. Ogunleye, A.O. Fagbohun and M. Ekor, 2002. An investigation of the anti- ulcer and gastroprotective effects ofAnnona muricata (family Annonaceae) leaf extract in rats. Niger. J. Pharm. Res., 1: 75-77.
34:   John, T.A., C.C. Okoli and M. Ekor, 1997. Some phytochemical, safety, antimicrobial and haematological studies of Super B and Seven Seven Keys to Power blood purifier herbal tonics. J. Med. Res., 1: 37-43.
35:   Kasim, L.S., O.A. Odukoya, M. Ekor, J.O. Adedokun, G.E. Ukpo and O.E. Adejumo, 2002. Acute toxicity, phytochemical and preliminary antibacterial evaluation of aqueous and methanolic extracts of Struchium sparganophora. Niger. J. Pharm. Res., 1: 54-56.
36:   Kasim, L.S., S.F. Ibitoye, V.A. Oladimeji, A.O. Fagbohun, P.I. Aziba and M. Ekor, 2000. Anti- inflammatory property of ethanolic extract of Gossypium arboretum. J. Pharm. Sci. Pharm. Pract., 6: 46-48.
37:   Odewabi, A.O. and M. Ekor, 2017. Levels of heavy and essential trace metals and their correlation with antioxidant and health status in individuals occupationally exposed to municipal solid wastes. Toxicol. Ind. Health, 33: 431-442.
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38:   Odewabi, A.O., O.A. Ogundahunsi and M. Ekor, 2013. Effect of exposure to solid wastes in relation to employment duration on some important markers of health and disease in waste management workers of ogun state in southwest nigeria. Hum. Exp. Toxicol. 32: 44-57.
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39:   Odewabi, A.O., O.A. Ogundahunsi, A.A. Odewabi, K.S. Oritogun and M. Ekor, 2013. Possible role of plasma ceruloplasmin and erythrocyte sedimentation rate in assessing compliance with occupational hygiene and safety practices in waste management workers. Toxicol. Int., 20: 146-153.
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40:   Odewabi, A.O., O.A. Ogundahunsi, A.A. Odewabi, K.S. Oritogun and M. Ekor. 2013. Adenosine deaminase activity and immunoglobulin levels as potential systemic biomonitors of occupational hazards and health status in municipal solid waste management workers. Environ. Toxicol. Pharm., 35: 1-12.
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41:   Odewabi, A.O., O.A. Ogundahunsi, M.O. Ebesunu and M. Ekor, 2012. The levels of inflammatory markers and oxidative stress in individuals occupationally exposed to municipal solid waste in Ogun State, South-west Nigeria. Toxicol. Ind. Health, 29: 845-855.
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42:   Ogbole, O.O., M. Ekor, B.B. Oluremi, E.O. Ajaiyeoba, A.A. Gbolade, M.A. Ayoola and A.A. Adeyemi 2007. Anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial activities of Hippocratea indica root bark and Poga oleosa fruits. Afr. J. Tradit. Complementary Altern. Medi., 4: 372-376.
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43:   Oluwafemi, K., O. Awodele, T.O. Ogundare and M. Ekor, 2017. Amlodipine, an l-type calcium channel blocker, protects against chlorpromazine-induced neurobehavioural deficits in mice. Fundam. Clin. Pharm., 10.1111/fcp.12267.
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44:   Otuechere, C.A., S.O. Abarikwu, M.A. Rufai, A.E. Ohiozoje, M. Ekor and E.O. Farombi, 2012. Protective effects of vitamin C against propanil-induced hepatotoxicity in Wistar rats. Asian Pacific J. Trop. Dis., 1: S212-S217.
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