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Ayodele Opeyemi Oluwayemisi Dr., Department of Biochemistry

Area(s) of Specialization/Research Interests

Phytomedicine and Drug discovery, Membrane Biochemistry


Opeyemi Ayodele had a doctorate and Masters degree in Biochemistry from Babcock University and University of Ibadan, respectively in Nigeria. She teaches Biochemistry and related courses in the Department of Biological Sciences, Mountain Top University, Nigeria. Her research and expertise spans phytomedicine, diabetology, hematology, toxicology, drug discovery and development, medicinal plants, isolation of bioactive compounds, membrane and lipid biochemistry, animal system experimental models, and food and products analysis. She is a professional member of the Institute Public Analysts of Nigeria (IPAN) and Nigerian Institute of food science and Technology (NIFST).

Academic Credentials

Ph.D. Biochemistry (Phytomedicine & Drug discovery 2019 M.Sc. Biochemistry (Drug metabolism & Toxicology) 2004 B.Sc. (Hons) Biochemistry 2000

Professional Association

Institute of Public Analysts of Nigeria (IPAN) Nigerian Institute of Food Science and Technology (NIFST) Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD) Society for Medicinal Plants and Economic Development (SOMPED) Phytochemical Society of Europe (PSE) Nigerian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (NSBMB) American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB)


1 Opeyemi O. Ayodele, Ifeoluwa M. Dada and Rotimi K. Adekunle. (2021). Assessment of Fertility effect and hypolipidemic activity of Carica papaya (Linn) leaf methanol extract in male diabetic rats. European Journal of Nutrition and food safety, 13(6): 58-69; Article no.EJNFS.74567.
2 Ayodele OO, Onajobi FD, Osoniyi O. (2020). Modulation of blood Coagulation and hematological Parameters by Crassocephalum crepidioides leaf methanol extract and fractions in STZ-induced diabetes in the rat. The Scientific World Journal, Volume 2020, Article ID 1036364, pg 1-11.
3 3. Opeyemi O. Ayodele, Funmilayo D. Onajobi, Omolaja R. Osoniyi (2020). GC-MS Phytochemical Profiling of the Hexane fraction of Crassocephalum crepidioides Benth S. Moore leaves. African Journal of Pure and Applied Chemistry, 14(1), 1-8.
4 Opeyemi Oluwayemisi Ayodele, Funmilayo Dorcas Onajobi, Omolaja Osoniyi (2019). In vitro anticoagulant effect of Crassocephalum crepidioides leaf methanol extract and fractions on human blood. Journal of Experimental pharmacology, 11, 99-107.
5 Ehiwuogu-Onyibe Joy, Ayodele Opeyemi, Mordi James and Elemo Gloria (2019). In vivo safety and hypolipidemic effect of Bifidobacterium adolenscentis CH2 in female albino rats. African Journal of Microbiology Research, 13(10), 195-205.
6 Amah, G.H., Ehichioya, E.D., Ayodele, O.O., Adetona, M.O., Ananaba E.D. & Fakunle, V.O. (2016). Bioavailability of Selected Dietary Elements in a locally formulated complementary food. IOSR Journal of Applied chemistry, 9(11), 12-17.
7 Farombi, E.O., Ige, O.O. (2007). Hypolipidemic and Antioxidant Effects of Ethanolic extract from dried calyx of Hibiscus sabdariffa in Alloxan-induced Diabetic rats. Fundamental &Clinical Pharmacology, 21(6), 601-609.