Dr. Tatah Verwiyeh Silas
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Dr. Tatah Verwiyeh Silas

Senior Lecturer
Federal University, Wukari, Nigeria

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Bioremediation and Waste Management from University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria

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Area of Interest:

Molecular Biology and Genetic Engineering
Biotechnology and Molecular Enzymology

Research Publications in Numbers


Selected Publications

  1. Tatah, S.V., M.S. Abu, M. Timothy, A.C. Ogodo and P. Kennedy, 2022. Nutritional and biochemical analysis of locally produced wine from Cucumis melo L. fruit. World J. Biol. Pharm. Health Sci., 10: 11-19.
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  2. Sylve, M.C.U., O.F.C. Nwodo, O.E. Yakubu, E.J. Parker and S. Egba et al., 2022. Effects of methanol extract of Gongronema latifolium leaves on glycaemic responses to carbohydrate diets in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats. J. Biol. Sci., 22: 70-79.
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  3. Silas, T.V., Y.E. Ojochenemi, A.L. Martins, D.F. Ulam and U.S. Aliyu, 2020. Determination of heavy metals in soil and water samples from Mambilla artisanal mining site and its environs. Trends Appl. Sci. Res., 15: 125-132.
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  4. Imo, C., S.V. Tatah, N.G. Imo, M.S. Abu, E.R. Yohann, O.P. Emm and J. Kanu, 2020. Hematological effects of palm kernel oil, olive oil, crude oil and honey in male albino rats. Asian J. Anim. Sci., 14: 75-79.
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  5. Yakubu, O.E., O.F.C. Nwodo, C. Shaibu, S.V. Tatah, M.A. Abah and S. Gabriel, 2019. In vitro determination of antioxidant activities of the fractions obtained from Adansonia digitata L. (baobab) stem bark ethanolic extract using different parameters. Curr. Trend Biomed. Eng. Biosci., Vol. 17. 10.19080/CTBEB.2019.17.555973.
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  6. Ikwebe, J., S.V. Tatah, M.H. Mayel, E. Mamman, A.J. Kukoyi, Z.A. Adiku and B. Iraskeb, 2019. Correlation of hypertension with body mass index and age of male and female undergraduate students in four Nigerian Universities. FUW Trend Sci. Technol. J., 4: 256-261.
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  7. Ikwebe, J., G.A. Nguekwagh, M.H. Mayel, S.V. Tatah, A.J. Kukoyi and E. Mamman, 2019. Ameliorative effect of red wine on ethanol-induced toxicity of some biomolecules in wistar albino rats. FUW Trend Sci. Technol. J., 4: 97-102.
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  8. Ezeonu, C.S., V.S. Tatah, C. Imo, E. Mamma, M.H. Mayel, A.J. Kukoyi and I.A. Jeji, 2019. Inhibitory effect of aqueous and ethanolic extracts of neem parts on fungal rot disease of Solanum tuberosum. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 22: 206-213.
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  9. Yirankinyuki, F.F., W.L. Danbature, T.V. Silas, Y.E. Ojochenemi and E.J. Kudi, 2018. Assesment of larvicidal activities of essential oil extracted from country onion (Afrostyrax lepidophyllus) seed on anopheles mosquito larvae. Int. J. Public Health Health Syst., 3: 102-107.
  10. Yakubu, O.E., O. Otitoju, E.P.K. Imarenezor, V.S. Tatah and H. Bilyaminu, 2018. Fractionation and determination of antioxidant activities, of the leaves of Senna occidentalis ethanol extract. Open Sci. J. Pharm. Pharmacol., 6: 26-30.
  11. 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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  12. Andefiki, U., I.E.P. Kenneth, B.S.T. Cockeye, T.S. Verwiyeh, S. Shedrach and E.F. Ushie, 2018. Antibacterial activity of leaves and stem bark extracts of Vitex doniana on Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Int. J. Microbiol. Applic., 5: 64-69.
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  13. Tatah, V.S., O. Otitoju, C.S. Ezeonu, I.N.E. Onwurah and K.L.C. Ibrahim, 2017. Characterization and adsorption isotherm studies of Cd (II) and Pb (II) ions bioremediation from aqueous solution using unmodified sorghum husk. J. Applied Biotechnol. Bioeng., 2: 113-120.
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  14. Tatah, V.S., L.S. Kindzeka, K.L.C. Ibrahim, N.R. Boyi and S.B. Nafiu, 2017. Effects of oral administration of aqueous extracts of unripe Musa paradisiacal on alloxan induced diabetic albino rats. FUW Trend Sci. Technol. J., 2: 415-417.
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  15. Tatah, V.S., K.L.C. Ibrahim, C.S. Ezeonu and O. Otitoju, 2017. Biosorption kinetics of heavy metals from fertilizer industrial waste water using groundnut husk powder as an adsorbent. J. Appl. Biotechnol. Bioeng., 2: 221-228.
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  16. Stephen, E.C., T.V. Silas and I. Iorlumun, 2017. Comparative studies on the nutritional and physicochemical properties of yoghurts produced from soy and cow milk. Am. J. Microbiol. Biotechnol., 4: 8-13.
  17. Silas, T.V., O. Olawale, O. Ikechukwu and N. Emmanuel, 2017. Adsorption Isotherm and kinetic studies of Cd (II) and Pb (II) ions bioremediation from aqueous solution using unmodified bambara groundnut husk (Vigna subterranean). AASCIT J. Environ., 2: 21-29.
  18. Joseph, I., T.V. Silas, U. Andefiki and O.J. Olong, 2017. Effect of ethanolic extracts of selected dietary spices on gastric acid secretion in wistar rats. Int. J. Chem. Biomed. Sci., 3: 32-38.
  19. Ikwebe, J., U. Andefiki, T.V. Silas and A.O. Asunda, 2017. An investigation of nutritional quality changes and microbial safety of preserved-salted fish of the benue river. World J. Biochem. Mol. Biol., 2: 20-28.
  20. Christopher, I.K.L., N.H. Chukwuemeka and T.V. Silas, 2017. The unsafe regions and health implications of the deposition of heavy metals in Nigeria ‘A systematic review focusing on lead and cadmium. Health Sci. Res., 4: 29-40.
  21. Tatah, S., A.C. Ogodo, L.C. Kaa and D.I. Agwaranze, 2016. The potential use of Alternaria alternate bioremediation of wastewater contaminated by hexavalent chromium ion. FUW trends Sci. Technol. J., 1: 115-118.
  22. Ezeonu, C.S., V.S. Tatah, C.D. Nwokwu and S.M. Jackson, 2016. Quantification of physicochemical components in yoghurts from coconut, tiger nut and fresh cow milk. Adv. Biotech. Micro., Vol. 1, No. 5. 10.19080/AIBM.2016.01.555573.
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  23. Tatah, V.S. and O. Otitoju, 2015. Characterization of immobilized post-carbohydrate meal salivary α-amylase. Afr. J. Biotechnol., 14: 2472-2477.
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  24. Otitoju, O., G.T.O. Otitoju, J.U. Nwamara, N.A. Okorie, O.I. Abuah and S. Tatah, 2015. Assessment of risk of exposure from the consumption of Glossocalyx brevipes (Benth) aqueous extract on the kidney of male Wistar rats. Der Pharm. Lett., 7: 42-48.
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