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Kayode Omowumi Titilola Dr., Department of Biochemistry

Area(s) of Specialization/Research Interests

Nutritional and Reproductive Biochemistry


Dr Omowumi Kayode commenced her academic pedigree with Bachelor of Science (BSc Honors – Second Class Upper Division), Master of Science (MSc – PhD grade) and PhD degrees respectively in Biochemistry specializing in Medicinal, Nutritional and Reproductive Biochemistry. She is a dedicated teacher and researcher. She has well over 12 years of teaching and research experience. As a testament to her academic prowess, Dr Kayode has published several research articles in refereed/peer-reviewed journals for which she is either the first author or corresponding author for over 40% of these research outputs. Dr Kayode is an active and enthusiastic academic researcher with over 400 citations and h-index of 10 (Google Scholar). She has attended and made paper presentations at several scientific conferences both locally and internationally. She is covenantly married and the union blessed.

Academic Credentials

B.Sc 2003, M.Sc 2007, PhD 2016

Professional Association

Member: Nutrition Society Member: Nigerian Society of Pharmacognosy Member: Nigerian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (NSBMB) Treasurer: Nigerian Society for Experimental Biology (NISEB). Member: Prostate Cancer Transatlantic Consortium (CAPTC) Member: American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Member: AORTIC


1 Omowumi Titilola Kayode, Abolanle A.A Kayode, Teniola Oyebode (2022) Chemometric analysis of ketogenic diet formulated from low-cost dietary fibers. Functional Foods In Health and Disease. 12(1)
2 Rotimi D, Kayode O. Adeyemi O (2022). Male Reproductive Dysfunction and Pharmacological Action of Curcumin: A Concise Review. Current Bioactive Compounds 18.
3 Abolanle Abideen Azeez Kayode, Omowumi Titilola Kayode, Anthony Ikponwmosa I. Obaseki, Great Oluwamayokun. Alabi, Buyiswa Hlangothi and Sunday Adeniyi. Ogunlaja. (2022). Therapeutic Role of Leaf Pulp of Carpobrotus edulis on Chromium VI Induced Toxicity in Wistar Rats. Letters in Applied NanoBioScience. Volume 11, Issue 3, 2022, 3887 - 3896
4 Omowumi Kayode, Damilare Romiti, Elizabeth Okoh, Matthew Iyobhebhe, Abolanle Kayode and Oluwafemi Ojo (2021). Novel Ketogenic Diet Formulation Improves Sucrose-Induced Insulin Resistance in Canton Strain Drosophila melanogaster. J Food Biochem. 2021;00:e13907
5 Charles Obiora Nwonuma, Osarenkhoe Omorefosa Osemwegie, Emenike Onyebum Irokanulo, Omokolade Oluwaseyi Alejolowo, Omowumi Titilola Kayode, Tomilola Debby Olaolu, Adakole Sylvanus Ada, Damilare Emmanuel Rotimi, Roltdelmwa Filibus Maimako, Adeyinka Samuel Adedayo and Oluwafemi Adeleke Ojo (2021).Comparative effects of combined use of alcohol with cannabis and tobacco on testicular function in rats Toxicology Research 2021, 1–10
6 Kayode, O. T., Rotimi, D., Emmanuel, F., Iyobhebhe, M., Kayode, A. A. A., & Adeleke Ojo, O. (2021). Contraceptive and biochemical effect of juice extract of Allium cepa, Allium sativum, and their combination in Canton S fruit flies. Journal of Food Biochemistry, 00, e13821
7 Ojo OA, Rotimi D, Bright AE, Kayode O, Ojo AB, Alejolowo O, Ajiboye BO, Oluba OM (2021) Gallic acid protects against cadmium chloride-induced alterations in Wistar rats via the antioxidant defense mechanism. Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacognosy Research 9(5): 668–676
8 Kayode A. A. A, Akram M, Laila U, Al-Khashman OA, Kayode OT, et al. (2021) Biological implications of atmospheric and pedospheric levels of heavy metals. Adv Toxicol Toxic Effects 5(1): 001-004
9 Kayode, A.A., Kayode, O.T., Oridota, O.J. (2021).Alterations in the biochemical indices in Wistar rats exposed to an overdose of codeine and dextromethorphan.Journal of Taibah University Medical Sciences, 16(2), pp. 198–208.
10 O. Kayode, A. Kayode, I. Mgbojikwe, D. Rotimi (2021). Effect of Ketogenic Diet on Monosodium Glutamate-Induced Uterine Fibroids in Female Wistar Rats. Journal of Babol University of Medical Sciences 23; P: 1-8
11 Omowumi T Kayode, Damilare E Rotimi, Afolayan Olubisola Arike and Abolanle A A Kayode (2020). Testicular Dysfunction Biomarkers in Reproductive Biochemistry Research. EC Gynaecology 9.12: 50-55
12 Kayode A A Abolanle, Muhammad Akram, Kayode Omowumi Titilola, Rida Zainab, Muhammad Daniyal, Akinnawo Omowumi Olubukola and Okoh Olayinka Sunday (2020). Awareness and Current Knowledge of Cushing’s Syndrome. Biomed J Sci & Tech Res; 31 (2).
13 Kayode AA Abolanle, Shahzadi Amina, Akram Muhammad, Anwar Hina, Kayode T Omowumi, Akinnawo O Omowumi and Okoh O Sunday (2020). Brain Tumor: An overview of the basic clinical manifestations and treatment. Global Journal of Cancer Therapy 6(1): 038-041.
14 Kayode OT (2020). Comparative Study of Imported and Local Chicken Meat Consumed in Ota, Ogun State Asian Science Bulletine. pg 19-20. ISSN:1813-0070
15 Omowumi T. Kayode, Adetomiwa V. Owolabi, Abolanle A. A. Kayode (2020). Biochemical And Histomorphorlogical Changes In Testosterone Propionate-Induced Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia In Male Wistar Rats Treated With Ketogenic Diet. Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy 132.
16 Kayode Omowumi Titilola, Damilare Emmanuel Rotimi, Afolayan Olubisola Arike,and Kayode Azeez Abideen Abolanle. (2020). Ketogenic Diet: A Nutritional Remedyfor Some Metabolic Disorders. Journal of Education, Health and Sport. 10(8).
17 Kayode Omowumi Titilola, Damilare Emmanuel Rotimi and Kayode Azeez AbideenAbolanle. (2020) Exploring the Basics of the Malaria Burden for Eradication Strategies. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Sciences and Advanced Technology. 1(8).
18 Kayode O, Rotimi D, Olaolu T, Adeyemi O. (2020). Ketogenic diet improves andrestores redox status and biochemical indices in monosodium glutamate-induced rattesticular toxicity. Biomedicine and Pharmacotherapy. 127.
19 Abid Rashid, Muhammad Akram, Omowumi T Kayode, Abolanle A A Kayode (2020). Clinical Features and Epidemiological Patterns of Infections by Multidrug Resistance Staphylococcus aureus and Pseudomonas aeruginosa in Patients with Burns. Biomedical Journal of Science & Technological Research 25(4).
20 Kayode Omowumi Titilola, Lele Charity and Kayode Azeez Abideen Abolanle. (2020). Trypanosomiasis: Recent advances in strategies for control. Global Journal of Infectious Disease and Clinical Research. 6(1):37-42.
21 Adeyemi O, Eseola A, Plass W, Atolani O, Sugi T, Han Y, Batiha G, Kato K, Awakan O, Olaolu T, Nwonuma C, Alejolowo O, Owolabi A, Rotimi D, Kayode O. (2020). Imidazole derivatives as antiparasitic agents and use of molecular modeling to investigate the structure–activity relationship. Parasitology Research 119(6):1925-1941.
22 Afolayan Olubisola Arike, Olanrewaju Mary Anuoluwapo, Kayode Omowumi Titilola and Kayode Azeez Abideen Abolanle (2020). Assessment of Heavy Metals in Native and Genetically Modified Sugar cane Juice Cultivated in Papalanto, Ogun State, Nigeria. International Journal of Innovative Science and Research Technology 5(2).
23 Omowumi T. Kayode, Damilare E. Rotimi, Abolanle A. A. Kayode, Tomilola D. Olaolu and Oluyomi S. Adeyemi. (2020). Monosodium Glutamate (MSG) Induced Male Reproductive Dysfunction: A Mini Review. Toxics, 8(1)
24 Kayode Azeez Abideen Abolanle and Kayode Omowumi Titilola (2019). An Overview of the Therapeutic Functions of Ginger. Journal of Drugs and Pharmaceutical Science 3(2):20-23.
25 Afolayan Olubisola Arike, Afolabi Oluwabukola Racheal, Kayode Omowumi Titilola and Kayode Azeez Abideen Abolanle (2019). Mineral Compositions of Sugar cane Juice Cultivated in Papalanto, Ogun State, Nigeria. International Journal of Research and Scientific Innovation 6(10
26 Kayode Azeez Abideen Abolanle, Kayode Omowumi Titilola and Oloyede Sofiat Motunrayo. (2019). New Approaches in Stem Cell Research. Canadian Journal of Biomedical Research and Technology 1(2).
27 Kayode A. A. A., Kayode O. T., Adebayo O. M. (2019) “Therapeutic Effect of Yo-Yo Bitters and Evans Healthy Bitters against Acetaminophen-Induced Hepatotoxicity in Mice'', International Journal of Innovative Science and Research Technology, 4(2):- 590-594.
28 Kayode, O.T., Kayode, A.A.A. and Nwonuma, C.O. (2018). Alcoholic bitters modulates sex hormones and some biochemical parameters of testicular function in male Wistar rats. F1000Research 7:1838
29 Kayode, O.T., Afolayan, O.A., Kayode, A.A.A., and Mohammed, H.A. (2018). Nutritional quality and safety of chicken meat consumed in Ota, Ogun State. International Journal of Poultry Science. 17:280-284
30 Kayode O.T, Iyobhebhe O.O and Ojji R.O (2018). Metabolic Alterations in Male Rats after Oral Exposure to Alcoholic Bitters. NISEB Journal. 18(3).
31 Kuyooro, S.E., Akinloye, O.A., Ololade, Z.S., Kayode, O.T. and Badejo O.T (2017). Phytochemistry, anti- hyperglycemic and Cholesterol Lowering Effects of Methanolic extract of Launaea taraxacifolia. Nigerian Journal of Biochemistry and Molecular biology. 32(1):67-77.
32 Kayode, O.T., and Yakubu, M.T. (2017). Parquetina nigrescens leaves: Chemical profile and effects of its Aqueous Extract on the Physical and Biochemical Parameters of Sexual Behaviour of Male Rats. Journal of Integrative Medicine. 15(1):64-76.
33 Kayode, A. A. A., and Kayode O.T. (2015). Effect of Selected Antiretroviral Drugs on Malondialdehyde (MDA) and Catalase Levels in Healthy Rat Tissues. SMU Medical Journal. 2(1):191–201.
34 Kayode, A. A. A., Kayode, O. T., and Eli, O. S. (2014). Effect of Malaria and MalariaTyphoid Co-infection of Selected Liver Function Indices. 9th Unilag Annual Research Conference and Fair, Book of Proceedings. 3:246-250
35 Kayode, A.A.A., Babayemi, J.O., Abam, E.O., and Kayode, O.T. (2012). Occurrence and Health Implications of High Concentrations of Cadmium and Arsenic in Drinking Water Sources in Selected Towns of Ogun State, South West, Nigeria. Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health Sciences 3(15):385-391
36 Kayode, O.T., Kayode, A.A.A and Awonuga, O.O. (2011). Status of Selected Hematological and Biochemical Parametres in Malaria and Malaria-typhoid Coinfection. Journal of Biological Sciences. 11:367-373.
37 Kayode, A. A. A., Kayode O.T., Aroyeun, O and Stephen, M.C. (2011). Hematologic and Hepatic Enzymes Alterations Associated with Acute Administration of Antiretroviral Drugs. Journal of Pharmacology and Toxicology. 6(3):293-302.
38 Kayode, A.A.A., and Kayode O.T (2011). Some Medicinal Values of Telfairia Occidentalis – A Review. American Journal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biololgy.1 (1): 30-38.
39 Kayode, A.A.A., Kayode, O.T., and Odetola, A.A (2010). Telfairia occidentalis ameliorates oxidative brain damage in malnourished rats. International Journal of Biological Chemistry. 4(1):10-18. DOI: 10.3923/ijbc.2010.10.18
40 Kayode, A.A.A., Kayode, O.T., and Odetola, A.A. (2009). Anti-Ulcerogenic Activity of Two Extracts of Parquetina nigrescens and their Effects on Mucosal Antioxidants Defence System on Ethanol-Induced Ulcer in Rats. Research Journal of Medicinal.Plants. 3(3):102–108. DOI: 10.3923/rjmp.2009.102.108
41 Kayode, O.T., Kayode, A.A. and Odetola, A.A. (2009). Therapeutic Effect of Telfairia Occidentalis on Protein Energy Malnutrition-Induced Liver Damage. Research Journal of Medicinal Plants. 3(3):80-92. DOI: 10.3923/rjmp.2009.80.92