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Dr. Kingsley Omage

Senior Lecturer/Research Scientist
Igbinedion University, Okada, Edo State, Nigeria


Highest Degree
MPH in Public Health from University of Benin, Nigeria

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Biography

Kingsley is a Senior Lecturer & Research Scientist at Igbinedion University, Nigeria. His research interests focus on metabolic and systemic disorders, nutrients in health and diseases, ethno pharmacology, public health nutrition and care.

Area of Interest:

Biomedical Sciences
100%
Clinical Biochemistry
62%
Public Health
90%
Genetics
75%
Molecualar Biology
55%

Research Publications in Numbers

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Selected Publications

  1. Onyekachukwu, E.O., A.M. Osagie, S.O. Omage, K. Omage and M.A. Azeke, 2021. Picralima nitida protects against hepatotoxicity and oxidative stress in alloxan-induced diabetic rats. Comp. Clin. Pathol., 30: 981-993.
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  2. Omage, S.O., N.E.J. Orhue and K. Omage, 2021. Dennettia tripetala preserves hepatic and renal tissue structure and function. Comp. Clin. Pathol., 10.1007/s00580-021-03304-2.
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  3. Omage, S.O., N.E.J. Orhue and K. Omage 2021. Dennettia tripetala Combats Oxidative Stress, Protein and Lipid Dyshomeostasis, Inflammation, Hepatic Injury, and Glomerular Blockage in Rats. Prev. Nutr. Food Sci. 26: 177-185.
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  4. Omage, K., B. Bohnert, M. Wörn, A. Janessa and F. Artunc 2021. Detection of Fully Cleaved Gamma Subunit of the Epithelial Sodium Channel (γ‐ENaC) in Kidney Cortex of Healthy and Nephrotic Wild Type Mice. FASEB j. 10.1096/fasebj.2021.35.S1.03139.
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  5. Innih, S.O., I.G. Eze and K. Omage 2021. Cardiovascular Benefits of Momordica charantia in Cholesterol-Fed Wistar Rats. Clin. Phytosci. 10.1186/s40816-021-00303-2.
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  6. Bohnert, B.N., D. Essigke, A. Janessa, J.C. Schneider, M. Wörn et al. 2021. Experimental Nephrotic Syndrome Leads to Proteolytic Activation of the Epithelial Sodium Channel (ENaC) in the Mouse Kidney. Am. J. Physiol. Renal Physiol. 10.1152/ajprenal.00199.2021.
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  7. Bissinger, R., T. Nemkov, A. D'Alessandro, M. Grau and T. Dietz et al., 2021. Proteinuric chronic kidney disease is associated with altered red blood cell lifespan, deformability and metabolism. Kidney Int., 100: 1227-1239.
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  8. Om, S.O. and K. Omage, 2020. Dennettia tripetala extracts up-regulate haematopoiesis against carbon tetrachloride toxicity. Trends Med. Res., 15: 22-28.
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  9. Innih, S.O., S.O. Omage and K. Omage, 2020. Hematinic effects of Spondias mombin and its protective role against the spleenotoxic effect of phenylhydrazine. Clin. Phytosci., 10.1186/s40816-020-00180-1.
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  10. Omage, S.O., N.E. Orhue and K. Omage, 2019. Evaluation of the phytochemical content, in vitro antioxidant capacity, biochemical and histological effects of Dennettia tripetala fruits in healthy rats. Food Sci. Nutr., 7: 65-75.
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  11. Omage, K., and V. Omuemu, 2019. Factors associated with the dietary habits and nutritional status of undergraduate students in a private university in Southern Nigeria. Niger. J. Exp. Clin. Biosci., 10.4103/njecp.njecp_1_19.
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  12. Omage, K. and M.A. Azeke, 2019. Acalypha wilkesiana regulates fluid volume but affects selected tissues in salt loaded rabbits. Clin. Phytosci., Vol. 5. 10.1186/s40816-019-0103-5.
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  13. Oigbochie, E.V., K. Omage and E.D. Odiase, 2019. Aqueous root extract of Chrysophyllum albidum caused dose and duration dependent increases in some reproductive hormones and spermatogenic arrest in the testes of male Wistar rats. Clin. Phytosci., Vol. 5. 10.1186/s40816-018-0095-6.
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  14. Omage, K., M.A. Azeke and S.O. Omage, 2018. Evaluation of the efficacy of Acalypha wilkesiana leaves in managing cardiovascular disease risk factors in rabbits exposed to salt-loaded diets. Clin. Phytosci., Vol. 4. 10.1186/s40816-018-0060.
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  15. Omage, K. and V.O. Omuemu, 2018. Assessment of dietary pattern and nutritional status of undergraduate students in a private university in southern Nigeria. Food Sci. Nutr., 6: 1890-1897.
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  16. Omage, K. and S.O. Omage, 2018. Evaluation of the glycemic indices of three commonly eaten mixed meals in Okada, Edo State. Food Sci. Nutr., 6: 220-228.
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  17. Eseohe, O.V., O.M. Oghosa, O.D. Enoghense and O. Kingsley, 2018. Evaluation of the Effects of the administration of aqueous root extracts of Chrysophylum albidum on fertility in male wistar albino rats. Int. J. Pharm., Phytochem. Ethnomed., 10: 13-28.
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  18. Omage, K., M.A. Azeke, J.N. Orhue and S.O. Iseghohi, 2017. Toxicological implications of the therapeutic use of Acalypha wilkesiana leaves in traditional medicine. Clin. Phytosci., Vol. 3. 10.1186/s40816-017-0053-8.
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  19. Iseghohi, S.O., N.E.J. Orhue, K. Omage, 2017. Pre-Exposure to Dennettia tripetala ethanolic fruit extract prevents biochemical alterations in rats subsequently exposed to a single dose of carbon tetrachloride. Int. J. Pharmacol. Phytochem. Ethnomed., 6: 8-16.
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  20. Erifeta, G.O., G.E. Eriyamremu, K. Omage and H.K. Njoya, 2017. Alterations in the bio-membrane of Libyodrilus violaceus following exposure to crude oil and its fractions. Int. J. Biochem. Res. Rev., 20: 1-11.
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  21. Kingsley, O., A.A. Marshall, O.N. Jerry and I.O. Sylvia, 2016. Histological and aminotransferase implications of administration of extracts of Acalypha wilkesiana leaves in normal rabbits. J. Adv. Med. Med. Res., 18: 1-7.
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  22. Iseghohi S.O. and K. Omage, 2016. How ageing increases cancer susceptibility: A tale of two opposing yet synergistic views. Genes Dis., 3: 105-109.
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  23. Omage, K., M.A. Azeke and J.N. Orhue, 2015. Implications of oral administration of extracts of Acalypha wilkesiana leaves on serum electrolytes, urea and creatinine in normal experimental rabbits. Biochem., 27: 56-62.
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  24. Kingsley, O., K.O. Orumwensodia, O.O. Osewenkhae and V.I. Bazuaye, 2015. Haematological profile in salt loaded experimental rabbits treated with ethanol extract of Acalypha wilkesiana leaves. J. Med. Biomed. Res., 14: 132-141.
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  25. Kingsley, O., A.A. Marshall and I.I. Inegbenose, 2015. Biochemical implications of oral administration of extracts of Acalypha wilkesiana leaves in rabbits. Niger. J. Life Sci., 5: 131-138.
  26. Osaro, A.C., U.O. Patrick and O. Kingsley, 2014. Comparative hypoglyceamic properties of Scoparia dulcis and Loranthus begwensis as well as their effects on some biochemical parameters in normal and alloxan-induced diabetic rats. J. Pharm. Biol., 4: 31-40.
  27. Osaro, A.C., U.O. Patrick and O. Kingsley, 2014. Comparative biochemical implications of administrations of extracts of Scoparia dulcis and Loranthus begwensis in normal and alloxan-induced diabetic rats. Int. J. Pharm. Drug Anal., 2: 192-202.
  28. Kingsley, O. and A.A. Marshall, 2014. Serum aminotransferase activities and bilirubin levels in salt loaded experimental rabbits treated with aqueous and ethanol extracts of Acalypha wilkesiana. Niger. J. Exp. Clin. Biosci., 2: 37-41.
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  29. Kingsley, O. and A.A. Marshall, 2014. Medicinal potential of Acalypha wilkesiana leaves. Adv. Res., 2: 655-665.
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  30. Josiah, J.S., C.S.O. Nwangwu, K. Omage, O.E. Akpanyung and D.A. Dike, 2014. Physico-chemical and microbiological properties of water samples used for domestic purposes in Okada town, Edo State, Nigeria. Int. J. Curr. Microbiol. Applied Sci., 3: 886-894.
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  31. Kingsley, O., A.A. Marshall and I.I. Inegbenose, 2013. Phytochemical, proximate and elemental analysis of Acalypha wilkesiana leaves. Sci. J. Pure Appl. Sci., 2: 323-331.
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  32. Georgina, E.O., O. Kingsley and W.A. Olamide, 2013. Comparative study on effects of watermelon and orange on glycemic index, histopathology and body weight changes in wistar albino rats following consumption. Asian J. Appl. Sci., 1: 108-112.
  33. Esosa, U.S., K. Omage, O. Erifeta, J.S. Georgina and N.C. Spencer, 2013. Possible reversal of sodium arsenate-induced liver toxicity by hexane leaf extract of Alchornea laxiflora. Asian J. Med. Sci., 5: 3-8.
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  34. Asuk, A.A., O.E. Ofem, K.O. Ajeigbe, M.U. Eteng and K. Omage, 2013. Effect of multifruit wine on some haematological parameters of male and female rats. World J. Med. Med. Sci. Res., 1: 108-114.
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  35. Spencer, N.C.O., J.J. Sunday, O. Kingsley, O.C. Uche, A.S.A. and O. Chinenye, 2012. Effects of anticoagulants on fasting blood glucose of diabetics and non-diabetic individuals, as well as random blood glucose of apparently healthy individuals, determined by one touch ultra glucometer. Int. J. Pharm. Clin. Sci., 2: 11-13.
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  36. Josiah, J.S., S.C.O. Nwangwu, K. Omage, A.A. Abdulrahamon, B. Nkwonta and O.F. Aderoju, 2012. Possible revival of atrophied islet cells of the pancreas by Vernonia amygdalina in alloxan induced diabetic rats. J. Applied Pharm. Sci., 2: 127-131.
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  37. Usunomena, U., J.J. Sunday, N. Spencer, U.S. Esosa, O. Kingsley and M.N. Emmanuel, 2011. Toxicity evaluation of the liver and in vitro metabolism in wistar rat on exposure to N-nitrosamine precursors. Br. J. Pharmacol. Toxicol., 2: 138-142.
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  38. Spencer, N.C., J.J. Sunday, O.K. Erifeta, O. Georgina, A.A. Agbor, U.S. Esosa and O. Jenevieve, 2011. Comparative stabilizing effects of some anticoagulants on fasting blood glucose of diabetics and non-diabetics, determined by spectrophotometry (glucose oxidase). Asian J. Med. Sci., 3: 234-236.
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  39. Spencer, C.O.N., J.J. Sunday, U. Usunomena, N. Udoka, A.A. Akintola, O.I. Ehiremen and O. Kingsley, 2011. Effects of aqueous and ethanolic extract of Vernonia amygdalina leaf on the plasma lipid profile and liver function parameters of normal rats. Curr. Res. J. Biol. Sci., 3: 504-508.
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  40. Omage, K., O.G. Erifeta, S.E. Uhunmwangho, J.S. Josiah and O.K. Ajeigbe, 2011. Evaluation of hypoglycemic and antioxidative properties of aqueous extract of Garcinia kola seeds in wistar rats. Curr. Res. J. Biol. Sci., 3: 326-329.
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  41. Omage, K., O.G. Erifeta, J.S. Josiah, S.E. Uhunmwangho, C.S. Nwangwu, K.H. Njoya and A.A. Asuk, 2011. Effect of Acalypha wilkesiana on activities of some liver function enzymes and body weight of normal rabbits. Pak. J. Nutr., 10: 552-554.
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  42. Kingsley, O., O.O. Iyere and E.O. Georgina, 2011. Effects of aqueous root extract of Treculia africana on glucose, serum enzymes and body weight of normal rabbits. Br. J. Pharmacol. Toxicol., 2: 159-162.
  43. Kingsley, O., O. Iyere, E.O. Georgina, U.S. Esosa, A.O. Kazeem and A.O. Frank, 2011. Effects of aqueous root extract of Treculia africana on blood glucose, lipid profile and body weight changes of streptozotocin-induced diabetic and normal rats. Int. J. Plant Physiol. Biochem., 3: 169-175.
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  44. Georgina, E.O., O. Kingsley, U.S. Esosa, N.K. Helen, A.O. Frank and O.C. Anthony, 2011. Comparative evaluation of antioxidant effects of watermelon and orange, and their effects on some serum lipid profile of Wister albino rats. Int. J. Nut. Metab., 3: 97-102.
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  45. Ojieh, G.C., G.O. Idokpesi, G.O. Eidangbe, K. Omage and O.M. Oluba, 2009. Hydrogenation impairs the hypolipidemic and antioxidant effects of palm oil in rats. Int. J. Phys. Sci., 4: 407-411.
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  46. Inegbenebor, U., T.P. Prohp and O. Kingsley, 2006. Diagnostic validity of urinalysis in nigerian diabetes. J. Appl. Basic Sci., 4: 53-57.