Dr. Chinedu  Imo

Dr. Chinedu Imo

Lecturer
Federal University Wukari, Nigeria


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Medical Biochemistry from Abia State University, Nigeria

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Area of Interest:

Chemistry
100%
Biochemistry
62%
Medical Biochemistry
90%
Environmental Science
75%
Biotechnology
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Imo, C. and J.S. Za'aku, 2019. Medicinal properties of ginger and garlic: A Review. Curr. Trends Biomed. Eng. Biosci., Vol. 18 10.19080/CTBEB.2019.18.555985.
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  2. Umaru, I.J., C. Imo, K. Arowora, S.V. Tatah and H.A. Umaru, 2018. Cytotoxicity and antioxidant potentials of barringtonia asiatica essential oil. Drug Designing Intellectual Prop. Int. J., Vol. 2 10.32474/DDIPIJ.2018.02.000131.
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  3. Kukoyi, A.J., K.A. Arowora, C. Imo, M.H. Mayel and S.B. Sarduana, 2018. Effects of various volumes of red wine on liver function of male wistar rats. FUW Trends Sci. Technol. J., 3: 79-82.

  4. Kukoyi, A.J., K.A. Arowora, C. Imo and Y. Abongaby, 2018. Effects of administering soft drinks on some biochemical parameters and histopathology of liver in wistar rats. Int. J. Med. Sci. Dent. Res., 1: 11-19.
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  5. Imo, C., O.E. Yakubu, N.G. Imo, I.S. Udegbunam, S.V. Tatah and O.J. Onukwugha, 2018. Proximate, mineral and phytochemical composition of Piper guineense seeds and leaves. J. Biol. Sci., 18: 329-337.
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  6. Imo, C., O.E. Yakubu, N.G. Imo, I.S. Udegbunam and O.J. Onukwugha, 2018. Chemical composition of Xylopia aethiopica fruits. Am. J. Physiol. Biochem. Pharmacol., 7: 48-53.
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  7. Imo, C., K.A. Arowora, C.S. Ezeonu, O.E. Yakubu, C.D. Nwokwu, N.C. Azubuike and Y.G. Sallah, 2018. Effects of ethanolic extracts of leaf, seed and fruit of Datura metel L. on kidney function of male albino rats. J. Tradit. Complement. Med., (In Press). 10.1016/j.jtcme.2017.09.001.
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  8. Imo, C., C.S. Ezeonu, N.G. Imo and C.J. Anigbo, 2018. Proximate, mineral and phytochemical composition of Cocos nucifera nut. Asian J. Biochem., 13: 9-14.
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  9. Imo, C., C.D.U. Nwokwu, E. Mamma, M.H. Mayel, A.J. Kukoyi and A.D. Apaji, 2018. Effects of ethanolic extracts of Phoenix dactylifera fruit, Cyperus esculentus Nut and Cocos nucifera Nut on selected indices of kidney function in male albino rats. J. Applied Sci., 18: 116-121.
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  10. Ezeonu, C.S., K.A. Arowora, C. Imo and I.N.E. Onwurah, 2018. Bioethanol production from fungal treated rice husks fermented with bakers Saccharomyces cerevisiae and yeast isolates from palm wine. J. Fundam. Renewable Energy Appl., Vol. 8 10.4172/2090-4541.1000262.
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  11. Ezeonu, C.S., C. Imo, D.I. Agwaranze, A. Iruka and A. Joseph, 2018. Antifungal effect of aqueous and ethanolic extracts of neem leaves, stem bark and seeds on fungal rot diseases of yam and cocoyam. Chem. Biol. Technol. Agri., Vol. 5 10.1186/s40538-018-0130-3.
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  12. Yakubu, O.E., O.F.C. Nwodo, C. Imo and H.A. Ogwoni, 2017. Spermatogenic and haematological effects of aqueous and ethanolic extracts of Hymenocardia acida stem bark on aluminium-induced toxicity in male Wistar rats. Insights Biomed., Vol. 2, No. 1. .
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  13. Yakubu, O.E., O. Olawale, K.A. Arowora and C. Imo, 2017. Biochemical changes in haematological and liver function parameters in intoxicated male albino rats treated with Hymenocardia acida leaves ethanolic extract. Insights Biomed., Vol. 2, No. 2. .
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  14. Stephen, E.C., A.K. Adebisi, C. Imo and A.A. Samuel, 2017. Chemical composition of water lily (Nymphaea lotus) bulbs. Am. J. Food Sci. Nutr., 4: 7-12.
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  15. Imo, C., F.O. Uhegbu, N.G. Imo, K.A. Arowora, A.J. Kukoyi and S.S. Zachariah, 2017. Effects of ethanolic extracts of Datura metel parts on liver function of male Albino rats. FUW Trends Sci. Technol. J., 2: 848-852.

  16. Imo, C., 2017. Protective effects of ethanolic leaf extract of Gongronema latifolium on antioxidant indices of acetaminophen-induced toxicity in albino rats. Health Sci. Res., 4: 6-9.
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  17. Imo, C., 2017. Phytochemical and proximate composition of parts of Euphorbia hyssopifolia. AASCIT J. Biol., 3: 30-33.

  18. Awache, I., I. Chinedu, M.N. Yakubu, A. Ubandoma, M. Gero and M.N. Ononimu, 2017. Phytochemical potentials and the in-vitro antibacterial activity of Phyllantus niruri (Chanca Piedra) extracts on some enteric pathogens. Biochem. Mol. Biol., 2: 39-45.
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  19. Arowora, K.A., C.S. Ezeonu, C. Imo, F.T. Dada and K.C. Ugwuoke, 2017. Chemical composition of polished rice (Royal stallion) and local varietal rice (sipi) sold in Wukari, Taraba State. UNIOSUN J. Sci., 2: 54-59.

  20. Arowora, K.A., C.S. Ezeonu, C. Imo and E. Udeogu, 2017. Quantification of protein and amino acid composition in some oilseeds. Biochem. Mol. Biol., 2: 8-11.
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  21. Arowora, K.A., C.S. Ezeonu, C. Imo and C.G. Nkaa, 2017. Protein levels and amino acids composition in some leaf vegetables sold at Wukari in Taraba State, Nigeria. Int. J. Biol. Sci. Applic., 4: 19-24.
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  22. Arowora, K.A., C. Imo, C.S. Ezeonu and A.B. Isa, 2017. Effects of administering ethanolic extracts of Datura metel on blood sugar and serum protein levels in male albino rats. Health Sci. Res., 4: 17-20.
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  23. Yakubu, O.E., O.F.C. Nwodo, C. Imo, S.M.C. Udeh, M. Abdulrahaman and M.O. Ogri, 2016. Modulation of some biochemical complications arising from alloxan-induced diabetic conditions in rats treated with Senna occidentalis leaf extract. J. Applied Biol. Biotechnol., 4: 51-56.
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  24. Yakubu, O.E., O.F.C. Nwodo, C. Imo, M. Abdulrahaman and L.B. Uyeh, 2016. Effects of Vitex doniana leaf extract on aluminium-induced toxicity in male albino Wistar rats. J. Applied Biol. Biotechnol., 4: 37-40.
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  25. Uhegbu, F.O., C. Imo and C.H. Onwuegbuchulam, 2016. Lipid lowering, hypoglycemic and antioxidant activities of Chromolaena odorata (L) and Ageratum conyzoides (L) ethanolic leaf extracts in albino rats. J. Med. Plants Stud., 4: 155-159.
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  26. Uhegbu, F.O., C. Imo and C.H. Onwuegbuchulam, 2016. Hypoglycemic, hypolipidemic and antioxidant activities of Musa paradisiaca, Normalis (Plantain) supplemented diet on alloxan induced-diabetic albino rats. Asian J. Biochem., 11: 162-167.
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  27. Nwokwu, C.D.U., A.I. Ukoha, C. Imo and O. Otitoju, 2016. Comparative evaluation of phytochemical content of sun-dried and oven-dried ripe pulps of Cucurbita pepo L. cultivars and Citrullus lanatus Thunb. FUW Trends Sci. Technol. J., 1: 327-331.

  28. Imo, C., K.A. Arowora, I. Awache and Z.R. Abdullahi, 2016. Haematological effects of ethanolic leaf, seed and fruit extracts of Datura metel on male albino rats. FUW Trends Sci. Technol. J., 1: 509-512.

  29. Arowora, K.A., C. Imo, C.S. Ezeonu and Z.I. Muhammad, 2016. Effects of ethanolic extracts of Datura metel on blood lipid profile of male albino rats. Int. J. Scient. Rep., 2: 248-252.
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  30. Uhegbu, F.O., C. Imo and N.G. Ifeanacho, 2015. Effect of exposure of male albino rats to kerosene, diesel and petrol on kidney function. Int. Res. J. Environ. Sci., 4: 12-18.
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  31. Uhegbu, F.O., C. Imo and A.E. Ugbogu, 2015. Some biochemical changes in serum of female albino rats administered aqueous extract of Piper guineense Schumach seeds. Int. J. Biochem. Res. Rev., 8: 1-7.
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  32. Uhegbu, F.O., C. Imo and A.E. Ugbogu, 2015. Effect of aqueous extract of Piper guineense seeds on some liver enzymes, antioxidant enzymes and some hematological parameters in Albino rats. Int. J. Plant Sci. Ecol., 1: 167-171.
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  33. Imo, C., F.O. Uhegbu, N.G. Ifeanacho and N.C. Azubuike, 2015. Histological and hepatoprotective effect of ethanolic leaf extract of Gongronema latifolium Benth in acetaminophen-induced hepatic toxicity in male albino rats. Int. J. Prev. Med. Res., 1: 217-226.
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  34. Imo, C., F.O. Uhegbu, I. Elekwa, N.G. Ifeanacho and U.C. Solomon, 2015. Lipid profile and haematological effects of ethanolic leaf extract of Gongronema latifolium Benth. against acetaminophen-induced toxicity in albino rats. IOSR J. Pharm. Biol. Sci., 10: 73-76.

  35. Imo, C., F.O. Uhegbu and N.G. Ifeanacho, 2015. Effect of exposure to inhalation of selected petroleum products on liver function of male albino rats: A comparative study. IOSR J. Environ. Sci. Toxicol. Food Technol., 9: 99-105.

  36. Imo, C. and F.O. Uhegbu, 2015. Renal protective effect of ethanolic leaf extract of Gongronema latifolium Benth in acetaminophen-induced renal toxicity in male albino rats. Am. Chem. Sci. J., 8: 1-10.
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  37. Imo, C. and F.O. Uhegbu, 2015. Phytochemical analysis of Gongronema latifolium Benth leaf using gas chromatographic flame ionization detector. Int. J. Chem. Biomol. Sci., 1: 60-68.
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  38. Chinyere, G.C., K.U. Osuocha and C. Imo, 2015. Influence of lokpa cattle market wastes on agricultural soil quality. Afr. J. Environ. Sci. Technol., 9: 390-395.
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  39. Osuocha, K.U., E.C. Chukwu, A.S. Ezekwe, C. Imo, C. Chukwudoruo and J.C. Ikpo, 2014. Heavy metal bioaccumulation of selected tuber crops from Ishiagu, Ebonyi State, South East, Nigeria. J. Biodivers. Environ. Sci., 5: 136-140.
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  40. Imo, C., F.O. Uhegbu, N.G. Ifeanacho, O. Egbeigwe and A.S. Ezekwe, 2014. Biochemical and histological changes associated with methanolic leaf extract of Gongronema latifolium in acetaminophen-induced hepatic toxicity in Wistar albino rats. Int. J. Biomol. Biomed., 4: 1-7.
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  41. Ibe, C., C.C. Jacobs, C. Imo, K.U. Osuocha and M.U. Okoronkwo, 2014. Evaluation of the antioxidant activities of Psidium guajava and Aloe vera. Br. J. Pharmaceut. Res., 4: 397-406.
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  42. Imo, C., F.O. Uhegbu, C.K. Imo, N.G. Ifeanacho, K.U. Osuocha and C. Ibe, 2013. Acute administration of aqueous extract of Garcinia kola on daily blood glucose level and selected biochemical indices in longevity Wistar albino rats. Int. J. Microbiol. Mycol., 1: 7-12.
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  43. Imo, C., F.O. Uhegbu, C.K. Imo and N.G. Ifeanacho, 2013. Ameliorating effect and haematological activities of methanolic leaf extract of Gongronema latifolium in acetaminophen-induced hepatic toxicity in Wistar albino rats. Int. J. Biosci., 3: 183-188.
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  44. Uhegbu, F.O. and I. Chinedu, 2012. Biochemical effects and antioxidant activities of methanolic leaf extract of Gongronema latifolium in acetaminophen-induced hepatic toxicity in Wistar albino rats. Sciencia J., 1: 116-121.