Mr. Robert Ikecukwu Uroko

Mr. Robert Ikecukwu Uroko

Assistant Lecturer
Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Nigeria


Highest Degree
Ph.D. Student in Industrial Biochemistry and Biotechnology from University of Nigeria, Nigeria

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Area of Interest:

Biomedical Sciences
100%
Medical Biochemistry
62%
Nutritional Biochemistry
90%
Ethnopharmacology
75%
Toxicology
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Parker, E.J., C.U. Mary, F.C. Nwodo Okwesili and U.R. Ikechukwu, 2016. Hematological responses and percentage parastaemia in malaria-infected mice treated with ethanol extract of Zapoteca portoricensis roots. Biochem Anal. Biochem., Vol. 5. 10.4172/2161-1009.100025.
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  2. Okwesili, F.C.N., C.N.A. Paul, E.J. Parker and U. Robert, 2016. Phytochemical, antihyperglycaemic and lipid profile effects of methanol extract fraction of Ricinus comminus seeds in alloxan induced diabetic male wistar albino. Asian J. Biochem., 11: 24-33.
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  3. Ogugua, V.N., O. Agu, S.I. Egba and R.I. Uroko, 2016. Modulation of blood glucose concentration, Lipid profile and haematological parameters in alloxan induced diabetic rats Uusing methanol extract of Nauclea latifolia root bark. Asian J. Biol. Sci., 10: 1-8.
  4. Enechi, O.C., B.C. Okenu and R.I. Uroko, 2016. Antimalarial activity and effect of ethanol extract of Pleiocarpa mutica leaves on some haematological indices of Plasmodium berghei-infected mice. Am. Eurasian J. Agric. Environ. Sci., 16: 860-867.
  5. Enechi, O.C., A.C. Mbahotu and R.I. Uroko, 2016. Antibacterial study of flavonoid extract of Peltophorum pterocarpum stem bark. Am. Eurasian J. Agric. Environ. Sci., 16: 836-841.
  6. Emmanuel, E.U., S.O. Ebhohon, O.C. Adanma, O.C. Edith and O.N. Florence et al., 2016. Acute toxicity of methanol extract of cola nitida treatment on antioxidant capacity, hepatic and renal functions in Wistar rats. Int. J. Biochem. Res. Rev., 13: 1-6.
  7. Egbuonu, A.C.C., O.D. Omodamiro, C.E. Odo and R.I. Uroko, 2016. Some antinutritive and antioxidative properties of pulverized Citrus sinensis (Sweet Orange) peels and seeds. J. Sci. Res. Rep., 10: 1-9.
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  8. Uroko, R.I. and O.U. Njoku, 2015. Chemical study of fresh and fermented Palm Oil Mill Effluents (POME) as an alternative source of improving soil fertility. Nig. J. Biochem. Mol. Biol., 29: 58-67.
  9. Salawu, K., M.M. Barau, D. Mohammed, D.A. Mikailu, B.H. Abdullahi and R.I. Uroko, 2015. Determination of some selected heavy metals in spinach and irrigated water from Samaru Area within Gusau Metropolis in Zamfara State, Nigeria. J. Toxicol. Environ. Health Sci., 7: 76-80.
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  10. Parker, E.J., P.C. Nweje-Anyalowu, O.F.C. Nwodo and R.I. Uroko, 2015. Effect of methanol extract of Ricinus communis (RC) seeds on blood glucose levels, antioxidant enzymes and haematological parameters of alloxan induced male Wistar Albino rats. Res. J. Med. Plant., 10: 140-149.
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  11. Nwodo, O.F.C., P.E. Joshua, M.C. Ugwuoke and R.I. Uroko, 2015. Anti-malarial and some biochemical indices of the ethanol extract of Zapoteca portoricensis root on malaria-infected mice. Asian J. Biochem., 10: 281-289.
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  12. Nnaemeka, U.E., O. Victor, N. Joshua and P. Elijah, 2015. Effect of solvent extracts of Colatropis gigantea leaf on oxidative parameters in diabetic rabbits. Int. J. Med. Med. Sci., 7: 108-116.
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  13. Ikechukwu, U.R., S.R.S. Adeyi, M.K. Hadiza and A.C. Lilian, 2015. Effect of methanol extract of Abrus precatorius leaves on male wistar albino rats induced liver damage using carbon tetrachloride (CCl4). J. Biol. Sci., 15: 116-123.
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  14. Asadu, C.L., O. Abonyi, C.A. Anosike, P.N. Uzoegwu and R.I. Uroko, 2015. In vivo Toxicological studies on methanol leaf extract of Lantana camara. Am. Eurasian J. Toxicol. Sci., 7: 115-122.
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  15. Asadu, C.L., C.A. Anosike, P.N. Uzoegwu, O. Abonyi, A.L. Ezugwu and R.I. Uroko, 2015. In vitro antioxidant activity of methanol extract of Lantana camara leaves. Global Vet., 14: 595-602.
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  16. Anosike, C.A., N.E. Ogbodo, A.L. Ezugwu, R.I. Uroko, C.C. Ani and O. Abonyi, 2015. DPPH (1, 1-Diphenyl-2-Picrylhydrazyl) radical scavenging activity of some ethnomedicinal plants in Nigeria. Am. Eurasian J. Toxicol. Sci., 7: 104-109.
  17. Abonyi, O., P.N. Uzoegwu, C.C. Ani, R.I. Uroko and A.L. Ezugwu et al., 2014. In vitro antioxidant profile of methanol leaf extract of Securidaca longepedunculata. IOSR J. Dental Med. Sci., 13: 75-81.
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  18. Abonyi, O., P.N. Uzoegwu, A.L. Ezugwu, R.I. Uroko, C.C. Ani and J.U. Anigbogu, 2014. Effects of methanol extract of Securidacalonge pedunculata on haematology and histology of rats. J. Pharm. Biol. Sci., 9: 10-15.
  19. Paul, E.D., R.S.A. Sangodare, R.I. Uroko, A.S. Agbaji and M.A. Dakare, 2013. Chemical analysis of leaves of Abrus precatorius. Int. J. Plant Physiol. Biochem., 5: 65-67.
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