Dr. Ezealisiji Kenneth Maduabuchi
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Dr. Ezealisiji Kenneth Maduabuchi

Head of Department
University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Pharmacology from University of Nigeria, Nigeria

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Dr. Ezealisiji Kenneth Maduabuchi graduated from University of Jos, Nigeria with B.Pharm (1993/94), M.Pharm.(2009) in Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Chemistry at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and PhD. (2017) Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Chemistry (University of Nigeria, Nsukka).

He is the Acting Head of Department of Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Chemistry at the Department of Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Chemistry, University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria and Examination Officer in same University.

Area of Interest:

Pharmacology and Toxicology
Pharma Nutrition
Pharmaceutical Analysis
Drug abuse
Drug Analysis

Research Publications in Numbers


Selected Publications

  1. Ogbonna, O., K.M. Ezealisiji and J.C. Ezeugwu, 2019. GC-MS, ftir fingerprint of methanol and ethyl acetate root bark extract of Zanthoxylum tessmanni (Engl.) ayafor [Rutaceae]. Eur. J. Pharm. Med. Res., 6: 105-112.
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  2. Maduabuchi, E.K. and M.C. John, 2019. Hepatoprotective effect of Tetracarpidium conophorum oil in diclofenac sodium induced hepatotoxicity in rats. GSC Biol. Pharm. Sci., 06: 084-089.
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  3. Ezealisiji, K.M., X. Siwe-Noundou, B. Maduelosi, N. Nwachukwu and R.W.M. Krause, 2019. Green synthesis of zinc oxide nanoparticles using Solanum torvum (L.) leaf extract and evaluation of the toxicological profile of the ZnO nanoparticles-hydrogel composite in Wistar albino rats. Int. Nano Lett., 9: 99-107.
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  4. Ezealisiji, K.M., Siwe-Noundou and R.W.M. Krause, 2019. Copper oxide nano-hydrogel composite and their toxicology studies: A green chemistry approach. J. Mater. Sci. Nanotechnol., Vol. 7, No. 1. .
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  5. Ukwueze, S.E., R.C. Anozia and K.M. Ezealisiji, 2018. Preliminary report on the isolation and phytochemical evaluation of antimicrobial constituents from the leaves of Nturukpa-A common Nigerian herb (Pterocarpus santalinoides DC). Pharm. Chem. J., 5: 117-122.
  6. Ukwueze, S.E., P.O. Agwu and K.M. Ezealisiji, 2018. UV spectrophotometric analysis of the antioxidant activity and antibacterial assay of the leaf, stem and root barks of Chrysophyllum albidum (sapotaceae). World J. Pharm. Pharm. Sci., 7: 152-161.
  7. Ukwueze, S.E., M. Ogbokor and K.M. Ezealisiji, 2018. Quality assessment of different brands of rabeprazole tablets marketed in some Nigerian cities. J. Pharm. Chem. Bio Sci., 5: 345-353.
  8. Ukwueze, S.E., I.P. Nwachukwu and K.M. Ezealisiji, 2018. Ultraviolet spectrophotometric evaluation of different brands of azithromycin dehydrate tablets and capsules sold in Nigeria. Eur. J. Pharm. Med. Res., 5: 80-84.
  9. Stanley, C.N., K.M. Ezealisiji and E.N. Chukwuemeka-Eze, 2018. Antimicrobial susceptibility of soil bacteria isolated from rusting metal dump site, municipal waste dump site and mechanic/engine oil contaminated soil. Int. J. Curr. Adv. Res., 7: 10343-10347.
  10. Mbah, C.J., P. Harry and K.M. Ezealisiji, 2018. Prediction of skin permeability of praziquantel: pH-Permeability relationship. Acta Scient. Pharm. Sci., 2: 36-39.
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  11. Maduabuchi, E.K., U.S. Ejike and I.F. Jaja, 2018. Permeability enhancement study of azithromycin: Effect of co-solvents and surfactants. Pharm. Chem. J., 5: 40-44.
  12. Kenneth, E.M., S.N. Xavier, M.C. John, O.O. Patience and R. Krause, 2018. Evaluation of accelerated stability testing of a mirtazapine-loaded nanoemulsion as per International Conference on Harmonization (ICH) protocols. Am. J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol. Res., 6: 8-17.
  13. Kenneth, E.M., A.E. Omotosho and K. Itokem, 2018. Effect of coconut (Coscos nucifera L.) water on the pharmacokinetic parameters of ibuprofen in rabbits. Eur. J. Biomed. Pharm. Sci., 5: 157-161.
  14. Ezealisiji, K.M., X.S. Noundou, U.S. Ejike and W. Atuzie, 2018. Biosynthesis, characterization and antimicrobial activity of silver nanoparticles using cell free lysate of Bacillus subtilis: A biotechnology approach. Am. J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol. Res., 6: 18-27.
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  15. Ezealisiji, K.M., I. Chijioke-Nwauche, I. Patrick and C.A. Nwauche, 2018. Bioavailability and bioequivalence evaluation of Lokmal® (Artemether-lumefantrine 80/480 mg fixed dose tablet): An Emzor® pharmaceutical product. Eur. J. Pharm. Med. Res., 5: 14-18.
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  16. Ezealisiji, K.M., 2018. Evaluation of antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties of leaf extracts of Crateva religiosa. J. Pharmacogn. Phytochem., 7: 646-649.
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  17. Ezealisiji, K.M. and S.E. Ukwueze, 2018. Spectrophotometric spectrophotometric determination of charge transfer complexation between cimetidine and chloranilic acid. Pharm. Chem. J., 5: 82-87.
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  18. Ezealisiji, K.M. and H.N. Okorie, 2018. Size-dependent skin penetration of silver nanoparticles: Effect of penetration enhancers. Applied Nanosci., 8: 2039-2046.
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  19. Ebenezer, A.O., E.K. Maduabuchi and I.V. Kelech, 2018. Physicochemical compatibility and stability of reconstituted fluconazole in mini-containers. Scholars Acad. J. Pharm., 7: 47-53.
  20. Chinaka, C.N., K.M. Ezealisiji and R.E. Akpofure, 2018. Phyto-chemical characterization of the leaf extracts of Terminalia catappa L.(Combretaceae) using ultra violet-visible, fourier transform infrared and gas chromatography-mass spectroscopic techniques. J. Pharmacogn. Phytochem., 7: 2017-2023.
  21. Stanley, C.N., V.B. Alobari and K.M. Ezealisiji, 2017. Formulation and evaluation of the effectiveness of a novel hand sanitizer using Pleurotus ostreatus oyster mushroom extract. Int. J. Pharm. Res. Rev., 6: 7-15.
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  22. Kenneth, M.E. and T.E. Belema, 2017. Comparative evaluation of the phenolic and antioxidant properties of the leaves, root, stem bark, and root bark of Annona muricata (Annonaceae). J. Pharmacogn. Phytochem., 6: 274-278.
  23. Ezealisiji, K.M., X.S. Noundou and S.E. Ukwueze, 2017. Green synthesis and characterization of monodispersed silver nanoparticles using root bark aqueous extract of Annona muricata Linn and their antimicrobial activity. Applied Nanosci., 7: 905-911.
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  24. Ezealisiji, K.M., C.J. Mbah, P. Osadebe and R. Krause, 2017. Pharmacokinetics studies of mirtazapine loaded nanoemulsion and its evaluation as transdermal delivery system. J. Chem. Pharm. Res., 9: 74-84.
  25. Maduabuchi, E.K. and A.M. Onyebuchi, 2016. Phytochemical analysis of N-Hexane nut extract of Tetracarpidium conophorum (Euphorbiaceae) using ultraviolet-visible, fourier transform infrared and gas chromatography mass spectrometry techniques. J. Pharmacogn. Phytochem., 5: 332-336.
  26. Ezealisiji, K.M., C.N. Stanley and E.S. Ekanem, 2016. Evaluation of anti-cholesterol activity of ethyl acetate and n-hexane extracts of Tetracarpidium conophorum (Mull. Arg.) Hutch and Dalziel (African walnut) towards hypercholesterolemic rats. Int. J. Pharmacogn. Phytochem. Res., 8: 1372-1376.
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  27. Ezealisiji, K.M., A.R. Pepple and C.N. Stanley, 2016. Effect of sunlight, moisture, temperature and ultraviolet radiation on the quality control parameters of ciprofloxacin tablet formulation. Int. J. Drug Delivery, 8: 67-72.
  28. Ezealisiji, K.M., C.J. Mbah and P.O. Osadebe, 2015. Aqueous solubility enhancement of mirtazapine: Effect of cosolvent and surfactant. Pharmacol. Pharm., 6: 471-476.
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  29. Ezealisiji, K.M. and E.A. Nwoke, 2015. Investigation of anti-ulcerogenic properties of fixed oil of African walnut (Tetracapidium conophorum) against gastric ulcers in albino Wistar rats. Niger. J. Pharm. Applied Sci. Res., 4: 7-11.
  30. Ebenezer, O.A., B.I. Samuella and E. Kenneth, 2015. Pharmaco-economic analysis of some brands of antacid formulations available in Southern Nigeria, using Titrimetric method. Can. Open Pharm. J., 2: 1-8.
  31. Agbo, M.O., K.M. Ezealisiji, J.E. Parker, F.I. Ukekwe and W.O. Obonga, 2015. Gallic acid derivatives (GADs) from Loranthus micranthus Linn. parasitic on Hevea brasiliensis with antioxidative capacity. Dhaka Univ. J. Pharm. Sci., 14: 139-145.
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  32. Omotoso, A.E., E. Kenneth and K.I. Mkparu, 2014. Chemometric profiling of methanolic leaf extract of Cnidoscolus aconitifolius (Euphorbiaceae) using UV-VIS, FTIR and GC-MS techniques. J. Med. Plants Res., 2: 6-12.
  33. Ezealisiji, K.M., S.C. Ijeomah and A. Mathias, 2014. Anti-ulcer activity of African wallnut (Tetracarpidium conophorum) nuts against gastric ulcers in rats. Asian Pac. J. Trop. Dis., 4: 125-151.
  34. Ezealisiji, K.M., A.E. Omotosho, R. Udoh and M.O. Agbo, 2014. Wound healing activity of n-hexane and methanol extracts of Tetracarpidium conophorum (Mull. Arg.) Hutch (African Walnut) in Wistar rats. Malaysian J. Pharm. Sci., 12: 79-88.
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  35. Ezealisiji, K.M. and E.A. Omotoso, 2014. A quality control assessment of five brands of chlorpheniramine maleate tablets marketed in Nigeria. Niger. J. Pharm. Applied Sci. Res., 3: 51-56.
  36. Ebenezer, O.A., E. Kenneth, B.B. Monday and M.O. Hilda, 2014. Fibrinolytic activity of some Nigerian medicinal plants. J. Pharm. Pharmacol., 2: 177-184.
  37. Osadebe, P.O., K.M. Ezealisiji, M.O. Agbo and I.C. Ezeani, 2011. Evaluation of some quality control assessments of five brands of amoxicillin sodium capsules. Int. J. Curr. Res. Rev., 3: 5-10.
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  38. Osadebe, P.O., G.A. Awemu, K.M. Ezealisiji and M.O. Agbo, 2011. Phytochemical and antimicrobial studies of the leaf extracts of Bucholzia coriaceae. Int. J. Curr. Res. Rev., 3: 17-22.
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  39. Ajali, U., K.M. Ezealisiji and Onuoha, 2010. Wound healing properties of extracts of Crataeva religiosa leaf. J. Pharm. Allied Sci., 7: 79-83.