Dr. Mohammed  Aliyu-Paiko
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Dr. Mohammed Aliyu-Paiko

Senior Lecturer
Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Nigeria

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Aquatic Animals Nutrition from Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia

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Dr. Mohammed Aliyu-Paiko is currently working as Senior Lecturer of Biochemistry at Biochemistry Department, IBB University, Nigeria. He has completed his Ph.D. in Aquatic Animal Nutrition and Biotechnology from IBB University, Nigeria. His main area of interest focuses on Aquatic Animals Nutrition, Probiotics/Prebiotics, Biotechnology, and Fish Diseases. His area of expertise includes Aquaculture, Biochemistry, Diet Formulation, Fish Nutrition, Protein Metabolism, Feeding, Fish Diseases, Lipids Metabolism, Immune Response, Probiotics, Fatty Acid Metabolism, Prebiotics, Freshwater Species, Biotechnology Digestibility, Gene Regulation Proteomics, Enzymology, and Genomics. He is author and co-author of 16 journal papers.

Area of Interest:

Animal and Veterinary Sciences
Aquatic Animals

Research Publications in Numbers


Selected Publications

  1. Low, C.F., M.N. Shamsudin, M. Abdullah, H.Y. Chee and M. Aliyu‐Paiko, 2015. Experimental infection of brown‐marbled grouper, Epinephelus fuscoguttatus (Forskal), with Vibrio parahaemolyticus identifies parvalbumin beta‐2 subunit I, alpha‐2‐macroglobulin, nattectin and immunoglobulin light chain, differentially expressed in resistant grouper. J. Fish Dis., 38: 17-25.
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  2. Argungu, L.A., S.M.N. Amin, A.N.B. Bakhari, R. Ara , M.A. Rahman, A. Arshad, and M. Aliyu-Paiko, 2015. Biochemical and haematological profile of Malaysian snakehead, Channa striatus (Bloch). J. Food Agric. Environ., 13: 12-17.
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  3. Low, C.F., M.N. Shamsudin, H.Y. Chee, M. Aliyu‐Paiko and E.S. Idrus, 2014. Putative apolipoprotein A-I, natural killer cell enhancement factor and lysozyme g are involved in the early immune response of brown-marbled grouper, Epinephelus fuscoguttatus, Forskal, to Vibrio alginolyticus. J. Fish Dis., 37: 693-701.
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  4. Abdul‐Halim, H.H., M. Aliyu‐Paiko and R. Hashim, 2014. Partial Replacement of Fish Meal with Poultry By-product Meal in Diets for Snakehead, Channa striata (Bloch, 1793), Fingerlings. J. World Aquacult. Soc., 45: 233-241.
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  5. Aliyu-Paiko, M., A. Jaya-Ram, A.S.C. Chong, R. Hashim and A.O. Aliyu, 2013. Estimation of Tissue Distribution of mRNA Transcripts for Desaturase and Elongase Enzymes in Channa striata (Bloch, 1793) Fingerlings using PCR Technique. Taiwania, 58: 112-118.
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  6. Moftah, B., T. Lah, A. Nawi, M. Kadir and M. Aliyu-Paiko, 2012. Maximizing Glucose Production From Palm Kernel Cake (Pkc) From Which Residual Oil Was Removed Supercritically Via Solid State Fermentation (Ssf) Method Using Trichoderma Reesi Isolate Pro-A1. Internet J. Microbiol., 10: 1-7.
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  7. Aliyu‐Paiko, M. and R. Hashim, 2012. Effects of substituting dietary fish oil with crude palm oil and palm fatty acid distillate on growth, muscle fatty acid composition and the activities of hepatic lipogenic enzymes in snakehead (Channa striatus, Bloch 1793) fingerling. Aquacult. Res., 43: 767-776.
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  8. Aliu-paiko, M., R. Mashim and A. Amuzat, 2012. Comparison of the whole body composition of fatty acids and amino acids between reared and wild snakehead fish channa striata (Bloch 1793) juveniles. Asian fish. Sci., 25: 330-342.
  9. Asdari, R., M. Aliyu-Paiko and R. Hashim, 2011. Effects of different dietary lipid sources in the diet for Pangasius nasutus (Bleeker, 1863) juveniles on growth performance, feed efficiency, body indices and muscle and liver fatty acid compositions. Aquacult. Nutr., 17: e883-e891.
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  10. Asdari, R., M. Aliyo‐Paiko, R. Hashim and S. Ramachandran, 2011. Effects of different dietary lipid sources in the diet for Pangasius hypophthalmus (Sauvage, 1878) juvenile on growth performance, nutrient utilization, body indices and muscle and liver fatty acid composition. Aquacult. Nutr., 17: 44-53.
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  11. Al-Dohail, M.A., R. Hashim and M. Aliyu-Paiko, 2011. Evaluating the use of Lactobacillus acidophilus as a biocontrol agent against common pathogenic bacteria and the effects on the haematology parameters and histopathology in African catfish Clarias gariepinusb juveniles. Aquaculture Res., 42: 196-209.
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  12. Ahmed, M., N.N.N.A. Rehman, M.A. Paiko, R. Hashim and A. Ahmad, 2011. Solid POME sludge as a new source of fish feed ingredient for Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus). J. Ind. Res. Technol., 1: 1-5.
  13. Aliyu-Paiko, M., R. Hashim, A.S.C. Chong, L. Yogarajahh and A.F. El-Sayed, 2010. Influence of different sources and levels of dietary protein and lipid on the growth, feed efficiency, muscle composition and fatty acid profile of Snakehead Channa striatus (Bloch, 1793) fingerling. Aquacult. Res., 41: 1365-1376.
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  14. Aliyu-Paiko, M., R. Hashim and A.C. Shu-Chien, 2010. Influence of dietary lipid/protein ratio on survival, growth, body indices and digestive lipase activity in Snakehead (Channa striatus, Bloch 1793) fry reared in re-circulating water system. Aquac. Nutr., 16: 466-474.
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  15. Phumee, P., R. Hashim, M. Aliyu‐Paiko and A.C. Shu‐Chien, 2009. Effects of dietary protein and lipid content on growth performance and biological indices of iridescent Shark (Pangasius hypophthalmus, Sauvage 1878) fry. Aquacult. Res., 40: 456-463.
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  16. Al-Dohail, M.A., R. Hashim and M. Aliyu-Paiko, 2009. Effects of the probiotic, Lactobacillus acidophilus, on the growth performance, haematology parameters and immunoglobulin concentration in African Catfish (Clarias gariepinus, Burchell 1822) fingerling. Aquacult. Res., 40: 1642-1652.
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