Dr. Ogo  Agbor Ogo

Dr. Ogo Agbor Ogo

Senior Lecturer
Benue State University, Nigeria


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Molecular & Cellular Biology from Newcastle University, Newcastle, U.K.

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Area of Interest:

Biomedical Sciences
100%
Molecular Biology
62%
Microbiology
90%
Biochemistry
75%
Biotechnology
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Malavolta, M., L. Costarelli, R. Giacconi, A. Basso and F. Piacenza et al., 2017. Changes in Zn homeostasis during long term culture of primary endothelial cells and effects of Zn on endothelial cell senescence. Exp. Gerontol., 99: 35-45.
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  2. Ogo, O.A., G.O. Obochi, J. Ikwebe, S.A. Ogli and O.O.E. Amali, 2016. Biochemical and haematological changes associated with ethanol-induced gastric lesions in Wistar rats. Int. J. Toxicol. Applied Pharmacol., 6: 7-11.

  3. Ogo, O.A., J. Tyson, S.J. Cockell, A. Howard, R.A. Valentine and D. Ford, 2015. The zinc finger protein ZNF658 regulates the transcription of genes involved in zinc homeostasis and affects ribosome biogenesis through the Zinc Transcriptional Regulatory Element (ZTRE). Mol. Cell. Biol., 35: 977-987.
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  4. Ajima, M.N.O., P.C. Nnodi, O.A. Ogo, G.S. Adaka, D.I. Osuigwe and D.C. Njoku, 2015. Bioaccumulation of heavy metals in Mbaa River and the impact on aquatic ecosystem. Environ. Monitoring Assess., Vol. 187. 10.1007/s10661-015-4937-0.
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  5. Ajima, M.N.O., O.A. Ogo, L.E. Akpa and I. Ajaero, 2015. Biochemical and haematological responses in African catfish Clarias gariepinus following chronic exposure to NPK (15: 15: 15) fertiliser. Afr. J. Aquatic Sci., 40: 73-79.
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  6. Ajima, M.N., O.A. Ogo, B.S. Audu and K.C. Ugwoegbu, 2015. Chronic diclofenac (DCF) exposure alters both enzymatic and haematological profile of African catfish, Clarias gariepinus. Drug Chem. Toxicol., 38: 383-390.
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  7. Hardyman, J.E.J., O.A. Ogo, J. Tyson, L.A. Wakeling, R.A. Valentine and D. Ford, 2013. DNA methylation of the zinc transcriptional regulatory element and its potential contribution to zinc dyshomeostasis in ageing. Proc. Nutr. Soc., Vol. 72. 10.1017/S0029665113002516.
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  8. Coneyworth, L.J., K.A. Jackson, J. Tyson, H.J. Bosomworth and E. van der Hagen et al., 2012. Identification of the human ZTRE (zinc transcriptional regulatory element)-a palindromic protein-binding DNA sequence responsible for zinc-induced transcriptional repression. J. Biol. Chem., 287: 36567-36581.
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  9. Alozie, Y.E., A.O. Ogo and S. Ukpong, 2010. Physicochemical of properties of avocado pear (perseaamericana) oil and its suitability for domestic and industrial uses. J. Nut. Soc., 2: 9-11.

  10. Ajima, M.N.O., E. Omoregie, L.E. Akpa, B.S. Audu and O.A. Ogo, 2010. Growth and feed utilisation of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus, exposed to sub-lethal concentrations of single superphosphate fertiliser. Afr. J. Environ. Pollut. Health, 8: 83-88.