Dr. Charles Ogugua Nwuche

Dr. Charles Ogugua Nwuche

Senior Lecturer
University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Applied Microbiology from University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria

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Area of Interest:

Biomedical Sciences
100%
Microbiology
62%
Applied Microbiology
90%
Enzyme Kinetics
75%
Electrophoresis
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Echekwube, H.O., P.O. Ukoha, O.T. Ujam, C.O. Nwuche, J.N. Asegbeloyin and A. Ibezim, 2019. Synthesis and In silico investigation of schiff base derivatives of 1 H-Indole-2,3-diones and their Co(II) and Ni(II) complexes as antimicrobial agents. Braz. J. Biol. Sci., 6: 63-85.
  2. Oyeagu, U., C.O. Nwuche, C. Ogbonna and J.C. Ogbonna, 2018. Addition of fillers to sodium alginate solution improves stability and immobilization capacity of the resulting calcium alginate beads. Iran J. Biotechnol., 16: 66-72.
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  3. Onwosi, C.O., A.S. Nwankwegu, C.K. Enebechi, J.N. Odimba, C.O. Nwuche and V.C. Igbokwe, 2018. Bioremediation of soil contaminated with diesel using inorganic nitrogen sources: Incorporating nth-order algorithm in the evaluation of process kinetics. Soil Sediment Contam.: Int. J., 27: 60-78.
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  4. Nwuche, C.O., Y. Murata, J.E. Nweze, I.A. Ndubuisi, H. Omae, M. Saito and J.C. Ogbonna, 2018. Bioethanol production under multiple stress condition by a new acid and temperature tolerant Saccharomyces cerevisiae strain LC 269108 isolated from rotten fruits. Process Biochem., 67: 105-112.
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  5. Onwusi, C.C. and C.O. Nwuche, 2017. The impact of palm oil mill effluent (POME) application on the rhizosphere heterotrophic population, nitrogen fixing bacteria and enzyme activity of an agricultural soil. Niger. J. Biotechnol., 34: 1-11.
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  6. Nwuche, C.O., O.T. Ujam, J.N. Ihedioha and C.C. Chime, 2017. An “ex situ” microbial process for the removal of heavy metals from polluted soil: A case study of Ada rice field, Adani, Enugu State, Nigeria. Bioremed. J., 21: 128-137.
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  7. Nwuche, C.O., O.T. Ujam, A. Ibezim and I.B. Ujam, 2017. Experimental and in-silico investigation of anti-microbial activity of 1-chloro-2-isocyanatoethane derivatives of thiomorpholine, piperazine and morpholine. PLoS One, Vol. 12. 10.1371/journal.pone.0170150.
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  8. Nwoye, E.C., J.C. Ogbonna, O.O. Ndu, I.S. Ochiogu and C.O. Nwuche, 2017. Evaluation of some biological activities of Euglena gracilis biomass produced by a fed-batch culture with some crop fertilizers. Afr. J. Biotechnol., 16: 337-345.
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  9. Chuka-Ogwude, D., C.O. Nwuche and J.C. Ogbonna, 2017. Co-production of parasporal crystal toxins and antimicrobial substances by Bacillus thuringiensis BAR 3. Niger. J. Biotechnol., 32: 41-52.
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  10. Ihedioha, J.N., O.T. Ujam, C.O. Nwuche, N.R. Ekere and C.C. Chime, 2016. Assessment of heavy metal contamination of rice grains (Oryza sativa) and soil from Ada field, Enugu, Nigeria: Estimating the human healtrisk. Hum. Ecol. Risk Assess.: Int. J., 22: 1665-1677.
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  11. Nwuche, C.O., H. Aoyagi and J.C. Ogbonna, 2014. Treatment of palm oil mill effluent by a microbial consortium developed from compost soils. Int. Scholarly Res. Notices, Vol. 2014. 10.1155/2014/762070.
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  12. Nwuche, C.O., D.C. Ekpo, C.N. Eze, H. Aoyagi and J.C. Ogbonna, 2014. Use of palm oil mill effluent as medium for cultivation of Chlorella sorokiniana. Br. Biotechnol. J., 4: 305-316.
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  13. Nwuche, C.O., H. Aoyagi and J.C. Ogbonna, 2013. Lipase production from palm oil mill effluent by Aspergillus terreus immobilized on Luffa sponge. J. Applied Sci., 13: 5661-5671.
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  14. Nwuche, C.O., H. Aoyagi and J.C. Ogbonna, 2013. Citric acid production from cellulase-digested palm oil mill effluent. Asian J. Biotechnol., 5: 51-60.
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  15. Nwuche, C.O., 2013. Isolation of bacteriocin-producing lactic acid bacteria from 'Ugba' and 'Okpiye', two locally fermented Nigerian food condiments. Braz. Arch. Biol. Technol., 56: 101-106.
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  16. Nwuche, C.O. and J.C. Ogbonna, 2011. Isolation of lipase producing fungi from Palm Oil Mill Effluent (POME) dump sites at Nsukka. Braz. Arch. Biol. Technol., 54: 113-116.
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  17. Nwuche, C.O. and E.O. Ugoji, 2010. Effect of co-existing plant specie on soil microbial activity under heavy metal stress. Int. J. Environ. Sci. Technol., 7: 697-704.
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  18. Eze, E.A., B.C. Ngananga, K.O. Ugwu and C.O. Nwuche, 2010. Transfer of multidrug resistance among bacteria isolated from industrial wastes. Bio-Research, 8: 689-693.
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  19. Nwuche, C. and E. Eze, 2009. In-vitro evaluation of stem bark extracts of Daniellia oliveri (Hutch and Dalz) for antimicrobial activity. Bio-Research, 7: 529-533.
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  20. Eze, E.A., C.O. Nwuche and A.M. Ugwu, 2009. In-vitro antibacterial activity of bioactive plant extracts against methicillin-resistant strains of Staphylococcus aureus. Bio-Research, 7: 440-444.
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  21. Nwuche, C.O. and E.O. Ugoji, 2008. Effects of heavy metal pollution on the soil microbial activity. Int. J. Environ. Sci. Tech , 5: 409-414.
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  22. Ugonabo, J.A., U.U. Nwodo, A.A. Ngene, C.O. Nwuche and R.K. Wopara, 2007. Studies on the antibacterial properties of the leaf extracts of Chromolaena odoratea L. King and Robinson (Asteraceae). Bio-Research, 5: 228-230.
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