Dr. Nantia Akono Edouard
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Dr. Nantia Akono Edouard

Associate Professor
Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, The University of Bamenda, Cameroon


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Biochemistry from University of Yaounde1, Cameroon

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Area of Interest:

Environmental Sciences
100%
Environmental Pollution
62%
Water Contaminants
90%
Natural Products
75%
Chromatography
55%

Research Publications in Numbers

Books
0
Chapters
0
Articles
66
Abstracts
0

Selected Publications

  1. Sanda, A.K., A.E. Nantia, T.F.P. Manfo, R.T. Toboh and R.E. Abende et al., 2022. Subchronic administration of parastar insecticide induced behavioral changes and impaired motor coordination in male Wistar rats. Drug Chem. Toxicol., 45: 426-434.
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  2. Saha, B.U.F., A.T. Choumessi, A.M. Ayamo, R.B.M. Kuagny, I. Teta, E.A. Nantia and R.A. Ejoh, 2022. Nutritional quality of three iron-rich porridges blended with Moringa oleifera, Hibiscus sabdariffa, and Solanum aethiopicum to combat iron deficiency anemia among children. J. Food Qual., Vol. 2022. 10.1155/2022/4309892.
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  3. Njegwe, T.N., K.S. Antoine, K.M. Mbifung, N. André-Ledoux and M.T.F. Pascal et al., 2022. Ganoderma boninense (Ganodermataceae) aqueous extract protects against liver and reproductive alterations in parastar-exposed male Wistar rats. Asian J. Anim. Vet. Adv., 17: 146-156.
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  4. Choumessi, A.T., B.U.F. Saha, L.K. Navti, A.S. Tibi, A.T. Njeck and E.A. Nantia, 2022. Assessment of visceral adiposity index and lipid accumulation product index as markers of chronic kidney disease among diabetic and hypertensive patients at the Bamenda Regional Hospital, Cameroon: A cross-sectional study. Pan Afr. Med. J., Vol. 42. 10.11604/pamj.2022.42.228.33499.
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  5. Blaise, D.L.J., C.R. Ngum, N.A. Edouard, E.Z. Menkem and M.T.F. Pascal et al., 2022. Tithonia diversifolia powder and compost ameliorate plant growth parameters, essential oils, phenols and flavonoids content and anticandida activity of Ocimum gratissimum L. Eur. J. Med. Plants, 33: 25-35.
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  6. Shakeri, A., P. Parviz , M. Rezaei and M. Noori, 2021. Source identification and health risk assessment of uranium in tahlab aquifer, taftan geothermal Area-SE Iran. Adv. Appl. Geol., 11: 740-752.
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  7. Sanda, A.K., E. Aneng, M. Mbouh, F.P.T. Manfo, S.N. Ngimgoh and E.A. Nantia, 2021. Testicular antioxidants and testosterone enhancing effects of the hydro-ethanolic extract of Rauvolfia vomitoria (Apocynacaea) in male Wistar rats. Invest. Med. Chem. Pharmacol., Vol. 4. 10.31183/imcp.2021.00054.
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  8. Sanda, A.K., D. Fotsing, O. Mahamat, V. Natesan and J. Rajendran et al., 2021. Effect of Allanblackia floribunda stem bark aqueous extract in male albino wistar rats: Androgenic activities and penile nitric oxide (NO) production. Asian J. Pharm. Pharmacol., 7: 63-73.
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  9. Noori, R., M. Maghrebi, A. Mirchi, Q. Tang and R. Bhattarai et al., 2021. Anthropogenic depletion of Iran’s aquifers. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, Vol. 118. 10.1073/pnas.2024221118.
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  10. Ndasi, N.P., T.C. Angu, W.A. Ambindei, N.A. Edouard and D.Y. Yimta et al. 2021. Comparative preservative potential of essential oils of Ocimum gratissimum from Bambili of the north west and Mbonge of the south west regions of Cameroon on Scomber scombrus. Asian J. Biotechnol. Bioresour. Technol., 7: 20-29.
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  11. Manfo, F.P.T., C.F. Suh, E.A. Nantia, P.F. Moundipa and F. Cho-Ngwa, 2021. Occupational use of agrochemicals results in inhibited cholinesterase activity and altered reproductive hormone levels in male farmers from Buea, Cameroon. Toxicol. Res., 10: 232-248.
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  12. Maishu, S.P., E.N. Akono and O. Mahamat, 2021. Polyporus leptocephalus (pat.) (Polyporaceae): A safe medicinal mushroom stimulating the immunological functions of macrophage and neutrophil. Acad. J. Med. Plants, 9: 23-29.
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  13. Chedjeu, D.Z., F.P.M. Tsague, E.A. Nantia, D. Zofou and J.C.N. Assob, 2021. Subchronic toxicity of a terbufos-based pesticide (counter 15FC) in adult male rats. J. Chem. Health Risks, 11: 169-180.
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  14. Awantu, A.F., G.A. Ayimele, J.J.K. Bankeu, E.A. Nantia and P.V.T. Fokou et al, 2021. Synthesis, molecular structure, anti-plasmodial, antimicrobial and anti-oxidant screening of (E)-1-(phthalazin-1-yl)-1-[(pyridin-2-yl)ethylidene]hydralazine and 1-[2-(1-(pyridine-3- yl)ethylidene)hydrazinyl]phthalazine. Int. J. Org. Chem., 11: 91-105.
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  15. Aristide, Y.N., N.A. Edouard, T.F. Milwilie, G.N. Jemima, V.N. Bertin and K. Augustave, 2021. Effect of nickel chloride on reproductive parameters and testicular oxidative stress biomarkers in male guinea pigs. J. Anim. Sci. Vet. Med., 6: 113-119.
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  16. Aphrodite, C.T., S. Jean, Y.D. Kuoh, T.E. Eyen, M. Mariama and N.A. Edouard, 2021. Culinary temperature variably affects the antioxidant content of some local spices and green herbs. Turk. J. Agric. Food Sci. Technol., 9: 781-786.
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  17. Aphrodite, C.T., N. André-Ledoux, B.V. Taku, M. Mariama, M.T.F. Pascal and N.A. Edouard, 2021. Effect of collection areas, growth stage and fruit body parts on the nutrient and antioxidant contents of Termitomyces letestui (Lyophyllaceae) from Cameroon. J. Environ. Sci. Toxicol. Food Technol., 15: 1-9.
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  18. Rebuzzini, P., C. Civello, E.N. Akono, L. Fassina, M. Zuccotti and S. Garagna, 2020. Chronic cypermethrin exposure alters mouse embryonic stem cell growth kinetics, induces phase II detoxification response and affects pluripotency and differentiation gene expression. Eur. J. Histochem., 64: 62-69.
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  19. Manfo, F.P.T., S.A. Mboe, E.A. Nantia, F. Ngoula, P.B. Telefo, P.F. Moundipa and F. Cho-Ngwa, 2020. Evaluation of the effects of agro pesticides use on liver and kidney function in farmers from Buea, Cameroon. Journal of Toxicol., Vol.2020. 10.1155/2020/2305764.
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  20. Awantu, A.F., Y.S.F. Fongang, G.A. Ayimele, E.A. Nantia and P.V.T. Fokou et al., 2020. Novel hydralazine schiff base derivatives and their antimicrobial, antioxidant and antiplasmodial properties. Int. J. Organ. Chem., Vol. 10. 10.4236/ijoc.2020.101001.
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  21. Manfo, F.P.T., C. Harthé, E.A. Nantia, H. Dechaud, A.N. Tchana, M.T. Zabot and P.F. Moundipa, 2019. Bisphenol A differentially affects male reproductive function biomarkers in a reference population and agro pesticides users from Djutitsa, Cameroon. Toxicol. Industrial Health, 35: 324-335.
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  22. Jean, S., F. Emmanuel, A.N. Edouard and S. Brownlinda, 2019. Farmers’ knowledge, attitude and practices on pesticide safety: A case study of vegetable farmers in mount-bamboutos agricultural area, cameroon. Agric. Sci., 10: 1039-1055.
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  23. Akono, E.N., A.K. Sanda, F.P.M. Tsague, A.C. Tchewonpi, T.S. Kewir, S. Tashi and C. Travert, 2019. Momordica foetida (Cucurbitaceae) extract alleviates parastar (Insecticide)-induced toxicity on pancreatic and duodenal α-amylase activity in male rats. J. Chem. Health Risks, 9: 97-105.
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  24. Vemo, B.N., A. Kenfack, F. Ngoula, E.A. Nantia and C.C.N. Ngaleu et al., 2018. Toxicity and reproductive parameters impairment of cypermethrin in male Guinea pig (Cavia porcellus). Turk. J. Agric.-Food Sci. Technol., 6: 130-135.
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  25. Tchana, A.N., N.D. Kamnang, A.T. Maliedje, F.T. Manfo and F.N. Njayou et al., 2018. Assessment of dietary exposure and health risk to multiple heavy metals amongst some workers in yaoundé, Cameroon. J. Pharm. Pharmacol., 6: 801-816.
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  26. Sonchieu, J., E.N. Akono, C.T. Ngwamitang and B.M. Ngassoum, 2018. Heath risk among pesticide sellers in Bamenda (Cameroon) and peripheral areas. Environ. Sci. Poll. Res., 25: 9454-9460.
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  27. Nkemaja, D.E., A.E. Nantia, I.N. Azeteh, E. Njeugna, B.K. Murugesh and R. Zipo, 2018. Studies on anti- bacterial properties of Sida Rhombifolia Plant. Int. J. Curr. Res., 10: 74412-74415.
  28. Nantia, E.A., A.S. Kada, F.P.T. Manfo, N.N. Tangu, K.M. Mbifung, D.H. Mbouobda and A. Kenfack, 2018. Parastar insecticide induced changes in reproductive parameters and testicular oxidative stress biomarkers in Wistar male rats. Toxicol. Ind. Health, 34: 499-506.
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  29. Kenfack, A., A.E. Nantia, F. Ngoula, G.J.A. Nounamo, P. Kamtchouing and J. Tchoumboue, 2018. Post exposure effects of propoxur (Agricultural Pesticide) on male fertility in wistar rat. Iran. J. Toxicol., 12: 21-27.
  30. Edouard, N.A., V.B. Narcisse, N.C. Patrick, M.T.F. Pascal, K. Augustave, N. Ferdinand and T. Alexis, 2018. Bersama engleriana (Melianthaceae) extracts alleviate cypermethrin-induced alteration of haemato-biochemical parameters in male guinea pigs. J. Pharmacol. Toxicol., 13: 19-26.
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  31. Edouard, N.A., S. Desire, C.T. Aphrodite, N.N. N. Miriam, C.H.A. Nkwenti and K. Augustave, 2018. In vitro antioxidant properties of the methanol extracts of the whole plant and fruit of Momordica foetida (Cucurbitaceae). Pharm. Chem. J., 5: 117-125.
  32. Vemo, N.B., A. Kenfack, F. Ngoula, A.E. Nantia and N. Kodjio ., 2017. Effects of ethanol extract of Bersama engleriana leaves on oxidative stress and reproductive parameters in male Guinea pig (Cavia porcellus) exposed to cypermethrin. Int. J. Biol. Chem. Sci., 11: 2243-2253.
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  33. Sonchieu, J., M.B. Ngassoum, A.E. Nantia and P.S. Laxman, 2017. Pesticide applications on some vegetables cultivated and health implications in Santa, North West-Cameroon. SSRG Int. J. Agric. Environ. Sci., 4: 39-46.
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  34. Nantia, E.A., T.F.P. Manfo, J. Sonchieu, T.A. Choumessi and R.H. Bopuwouo et al., 2017. Effect of agrochemicals use on total phenolic compounds and flavonoid content in aromatic fresh herbs from Santa (Cameroon). Acad. J. Agric. Res., 5: 18-27.
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  35. Nantia, E.A., F.P.T. Manfo, N.S.E. Beboy and P.F. Moundipa, 2017. Effect of solubilizers on the androgenic activity of Basella alba L. (Basellaceae) in adult male rats. Adv. Pharm. Bull., 7: 103-108.
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  36. Nantia, E.A., D. Moreno-Gonzalez, F.P. Manfo, J. Sonchieu, P.F. Moundipa, A.M. Garcia-Campana and L. Gamiz-Gracia, 2017. Characterization of carbamate pesticides in natural water from Cameroon. Analytical Lett., 50: 1397-1409.
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  37. Nantia, A.E., D. Moreno-Gonzalez, M.A. Garcia-Campana and L. Gamiz-Gracia, 2017. High-throughput methodology for the determination of carbamates in nutraceutical products by UHPLC-MS/MS. Chromatographia, 80: 63-70.
  38. Lem, E.A., K.N. Anthony, A. Nantia, S. Sunjo and V. Nange et al., 2017. Hepatotoxicity and anaemia co-morbidity in treated HIV patients in fundong subdivision in the northwest region of Cameroon. Microbiol. Res. J. Int., 18: 1-10.
  39. . Vemo, B.N., A. Kenfack, N.B.Z. Njingou, F. Ngoula and A.E. Nantia et al., 2017. Protective effects of the aqueous extract of Bersama engleriana leaves against cypermethrin-induced oxidative stress and reproductive toxicity in male guinea pig (Cavia porcellus). Int. J. Innovation Applied Stud., 22: 78-85.
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  40. Kenfack, A., A.E. Nantia, F. Ngoula, N.B. Vemo, P. Kamtchouing and J. Tchoumboue, 2016. Effects of in utero exposure to chlorpyriphos-ethyl on male rat fertility. Asian J. Pharmacol. Toxicol., 5: 1-6.
  41. Tchouya, G.R.F., H. Foundikou, J. Lebibi, M.I. Choudhary and E.Z. Menkem et al., 2015. Phytochemical analysis, antioxidant and antimicrobial properties of the leaves and stem bark of Scyphocephalium ochocoa Warb (Myristicaceae). J. Pharm. Nat. Prod., Vol. 1. 10.4172/2472-0992.1000111.
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  42. Tchouya, G.R.F. and E.A. Nantia, 2015. Phytochemical analysis, antioxidant evaluation and total phenolic content of the leaves and stem bark of Musanga cecropioides R. Br. ex Tedlie (Cecropiaceae), growing in Gabon. J. Pharm. Phytochem., 3: 192-195.
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  43. Manfo, F.P.T., E.A. Nantia, S.N.E. Beboy, P.F. Moundipa, M. Pugeat and P.S. Wang, 2015. Medicinal plants as treatment option of male reproductive dysfunctions. Adaptive Med., 7: 57-72.
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  44. Abongwa, L.E., A.M. Clara, N.A. Edouard and N.H. Ngum, 2015. Sero-prevalence of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) co-infection among pregnant women residing in bamenda health district, Cameroon. Int. J. Curr. Microbiol. Applied Sci., 4: 473-483.
  45. Tchouya, F.R.G., N.D.G. Obiang, A.E. Nantia and J. Lebibi, 2014. Phytochemical, antimicrobial and antioxidant evaluation of the stem bark of Thomandersia hensii (Acanthaceae). J. Pharm. Phytochem., 3: 190-195.
  46. Manfo, T.F.P., E.A. Nantia and V. Kuete, 2014. Hepatotoxicity and Hepatoprotective Effects of African Medicinal Plants. In: Toxicological Survey of African Medicinal Plants, Kuete, V. (Ed.)., 1st Edn., Elsevier, New York, pp: 223-256.
  47. Manfo, T.F.P., A.E. Nantia, K.L. Wang, F.P. Moundipa and P.P. Mathur, 2014. Heavy metals induced toxicity in male reproductive function. Rev. Narendra Publishing House, 19: 301-325.
  48. Manfo, F.P.T., E.A. Nantia, H. Dechaud, A.N. Tchana, M.T. Zabot, M. Pugeat and P.F. Moundipa, 2014. Protective effect of Basella alba and Carpolobia alba extracts against maneb-induced male infertility. Pharm. Biol., 52: 97-104.
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  49. Beboy, E.S.N., A.E. Nantia, T.F.P. Manfo, G. Vidari, F.P. Moundipa and K.T. Monsees, 2014. Effects of methanol fractions of Basella alba L. (Basellaceae) on TM3 leydig cells steroidogenesis. J. Biol. Chem. Res., 31: 912-922.
  50. Nantia, E.A., F.P. Manfo, N.S. Beboy and P.F. Moundipa, 2013. In vitro antioxidant activity of the methanol extract of Basella alba L (Basellaceae) in rat testicular homogenate. Oxidants Antioxidants Med. Sci., 2: 131-136.
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  51. Manfo, F.P.T., R. Jubendradass, E.A. Nantia, P.F. Moundipa and P.P. Mathur, 2013. Adverse effects of bisphenol a on male reproductive function. Rev. Environ. Contaminat. Toxicol., 228: 57-82.
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  52. Manfo, F.P., E.A. Nantia and P.P. Mathur, 2013. Effect of environmental contaminants on Mammalian testis. Curr. Mol. Pharmacol., 7: 119-135.
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  53. Nantia, E.A., P.F.T. Manfo, N.E. Beboy, C. Travert, S. Carreau, T.K. Monsees and P.F. Moundipa, 2012. Effect of methanol extract of Basella alba L.(Basellaceae) on the fecundity and testosterone level in male rats exposed to flutamide in utero. Andrologia, 44: 38-45.
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  54. Manfo, F.P.T., P.F. Moundipa, H. Dechaud, A.N. Tchana, E.A. Nantia, M.T. Zabot and M. Pugeat, 2012. Effect of agropesticides use on male reproductive function: A study on farmers in Djutitsa (Cameroon). Environ. Toxicol., 27: 423-432.
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  55. Nantia, E.A., C. Travert, F.P.T. Manfo, S. Carreau, T.K. Monsees and P.F. Moundipa, 2011. Effects of the methanol extract of Basella alba l (basellaceae) on steroid production in leydig cells. Int. J. Mol. Sci., 12: 376-384.
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  56. Manfo, F.P.T., E.A. Nantia, A.N. Tchana, T.K. Monsees and P.F. Moundipa, 2011. Evaluation of the effect of Carpolobia alba (Polygalaceae) aqueous extract on male reproductive function in rats. J. Applied Anim. Res., 39: 80-84.
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  57. Nantia, E.A., P.F. Moundipa, S. Carreau and T.K. Monsees, 2009. Medicinal plants as potential male anti-infertility agents: A review. Basic Clin. Androl., 19: 148-158.
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  58. Nantia, A.E., F.P. Moundipa, E.S.N. Beboy, K.T. Monsees and S. Carreau, 2007. Study of the androgenic effect of the methanol extract of Basella alba L. (Basellaceae) on the male rat reproductive function. Andrologie, 17: 129-133.
  59. Nantia, A.E., T.F.P. Manfo, P.B. Telefo, N.F. Zambou and M.F. Tchouanguep, 2005. Study of the hypoglycaemic activity of the aqueous extract of Senna alata L. (Caesalpinaceae), Eucalyptus saligna Hook (Myrtaceae) and Hibiscus rosa-sinensis L. (Malvaceae) leaves in adult male rats. Cameroon Biosci. Proc., 11: 30-39.