ADEKOLA Mukaila Babatunde 

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Dr. Adekola, Mukaila Babatunde is a Biochemist, he bagged his first degree in Biochemistry from Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba akoko (AAUA) between 2004 and 2008. He later proceeded to Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Osun State, Nigeria, where he obtained Masters of Science (M. Sc.) in Biochemistry (Toxicology Option) in 2014 and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Degree in Biochemistry in 2018.

Dr. Adekola started his academic career in 2015 as a Biology Lecturer at Osun State University, Centre for Pre-Degree Studies, before he was employed in 2017 as Assistant Lecturer at Department of Environmental Management and Toxicology, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria.

Dr. Adekola’s research interest areas include Phytochemistry, Environmental Toxicology, Pharmacology, Biochemical biomarkers, Xenobiotic, Pharmacological Evaluation, Phytochemicals, Pesticides and its effects, Antioxidants and Herbal Medicine.

(a) Primary School Leaving Certificate – 1994
(b) Senior Secondary School Certificate – 1999
(c) B. Sc. Biochemistry – 2008
(d) M. Sc. Biochemistry (Toxicology option) – 2014
(e) Ph. D. Biochemistry – 2019

Levels and Health Risk Assessment of Organochlorine Pesticides
Residues in Staple Foods from Abeokuta. 2020
(b) In Progress
i Pesticidal Effects of Blighia sapida Stem Bark Extract on
Metabolizing Enzymes and Kidney Biomarkers
ii Ameliorative Effects of Medicinal Plant on Lead Toxicity

. Member, Examination Questions Preparation and Coordination Committee 2017-Date
ii. Member, Results Preparation and Processing Committee 2017-Date
iii. Level Coordinator, 100 level 2018-Date
iv. Assistant coordinator, Departmental Part-time Program 2019-Date
b. College Assignment
i. Member, College Board of Environmental Resources
Management (COLERM) 2017-Date
ii. College Representative on the Board of COLBIOS 2019-2021
c. University Assignment
i. Member, Time-Table and Examination Committee TIMTEC- 2021-Date

Member, Nigeria Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (NSBMB)

5th Annual South-South Conference of Nigerian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Federal University Otuoke, Nigeria 2020
Paper Accepted: Antiplasmodial Activity of Ethyl Acetate Fraction from Stem- Bark Extract of Blighia sapida K.D. Koenig on Mice Infected with Plasmodium berghei

Research Report, Dissertation, and Thesis
i. Adekola, M. B. (2008): Anti-Diabetic Effects of Urena lobata in Streptozotocin- Induced Diabetic Rats. B. Sc. Research Report submitted to Department of Biochemistry, Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Nigeria, 121p.
ii. Adekola, M. B. (2014): Toxicological Profiles of Direct Administration of Extract of Gossypium barbadense (Linn.) Leaves on Albino Rats. M. Sc. Dissertation, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile – Ife, Osun State, Nigeria, 106p.
iii. Adekola, M. B. (2019): Evaluation of Antiplasmodial Activity and Toxicological Potential of Ethanol Stem- Bark Extract of Blighia sapida (Koenig). Ph.D. Thesis, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile – Ife, Osun State, Nigeria, 178p.

b. Articles in Learned Journals
1. Omonkhua, A. A., Onoagbe, I. O., Fajimeye, I. A., Adekola, M. B. and Imoru, Z. A. (2014): Long-term anti-diabetic and anti-hyperlipidaemic effects of aqueous stem bark extracts of Irvingia gabonensis in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats. An international Journal of Nigerian Society for Experimental Biology, 26(1): 1- 8. Published by Nigerian Society for Experimental Biology. Available at http://www.bioline.org.br/bk

2. Adekola M. B., Areola J. O., Tijani A. S., Adebiyi A. E. Olatoye T. R. and Babalola O. O. (2015): Toxicological profiles of direct administration of extract of Gossypium barbadense (Linneaus) leaves. Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences, 6(8): 162-171. Published by College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria. Available at http:/dx.doi.org/10.14303/jmms.2015.112.

3. Apalowo, O. E., Adekola, M. B., Asaolu, F. T., Oriyomi, O. V., Ogunleye, G. S., Areola, J. O. and Babalola, O. O. (2019): GC-MS analysis and inhibitory effect of Kigelia africana Leaf extract and fractions on 5lipoxygenase. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry, 8(2): 625-628. Published by Society of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry. Available at www.phytojournal.com. Indexed in Copernicus and Pubshub.

*f 4. Adekola, M. B., Areola, J. O., Omisore, N. O., Asaolu, F. T., Ogunleye, S. G., Apalowo, O. E., and O. O. Babalola (2020): Sub-chronic toxicity study of ethanol stem-bark extract of Blighia sapida (Sapindaceae) in wistar rats. Heliyon, Elsevier, 6: (1-6) e02801. Published by Elsevier, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Available at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.heliyon.2019.e0280 1. Indexed in Scopus and Scimago,

*f 5. Adekola, M. B., Areola, J. O. OriyomI, O. V. Apata, J. T., Apalowo, O. E., Adesina, A. F., and Babalola, O. O. (2020): Brine Shrimps Lethality Test of Ethanol Extract and Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry Analysis of Ethyl Acetate Fraction of Blighia sapida. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research, 13(8): 1-5. Published by Innovare Academic Sciences Pvt Ltd. Available at http://dx.doi.org/10.22159/ajpcr.2020.v13i8.37613.

*f 6. Fagbohun, O. F., OriyomI, O. V., Adekola, M. B., and Msagati, T. A. (2020): Biochemical Applications of Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth. Fruit Extracts in Diabetes mellitus. Comparative Clinical Pathology, 29: 1251-1264. Published by Springer-Verlag London Ltd. Available at https://doi.org/10.1007/s00580-020- 03179-9. Indexed in Scimago and Scopus.

*f 7. Taiwo, A. M., Adekola, M. B, Olatunde, K. A., Abdullahi K. L., Ogunkoya, P. K., Lawal, E. R., Adenekan, A., Avan, O. J., Jimoh, A. O., and Oladimeji, G. (2021): Human health risk assessment of essential and non‑essential metals in vegetables (Jute Mallow, Onions, Celosia, Spinach and Tomatoes) from Ogun, Lagos and Oyo states, southwestern Nigeria. Vegetos, Springer, 34: 390-403. Published by Springer Nature, Switzerland, Available at https://doi.org/10.1007/s42535-021- 00217-x. Indexed in Scopus.

*f 8. Adekola, M. B., Areola, J. O., Fagbohun, O. F., Asaolu, F. T. Ogundepo, G. E., Fajobi, A.O. and Babalola, O.O. (2022): In-vitro antioxidant and anti- inflammatory activities of ethanol stem-barkextract of Blighia sapida K. D. koenig, Journal of Pharmaceutical Analysis, 12: 350-354. Published by Elsevier B.V. on behalf of Xi’an Jiaotong University. Available at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpha.2021.04.002. Indexed in Scopus.

*f 9. Adekola, M. B. (2022): Comparative analysis of the proximate composition, vitamins contents, and metals profile of Nigerian rice (Oryza glaberrima) and imported rice (Oryza sativa). Makerere University Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, 11(1): 25-39. Published by Makerere University, Uganda.

*f 10. Olatunde, K. A., Adekola, M. B., Jimmy, T. A., Koko, O. O., Ekhator, F. O. and Adekunle A. A. (2022): Contamination status and ecological risk assessment of heavy metals in wetland soil, Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Soil Science, 32(1): 102-111. Published by The
Soil Science Society of Nigeria (SSSN).

* 11. Adekola, M. B., Omisore, N. O., Areola, J. O., Oriyomi, V. O., Adesina, A. F. and Babalola, O.O. (2021): Antiplasmodial Activities of Ethanol and Ethyl Acetate Stem-Bark Extract/Fraction of Blighia sapida K.D. Koenig on Mice Infected with Plasmodium berghei. Journal of Natural Science, Engineering and Technology, 20(1): 80-92. Published by Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta.
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* – Additional Articles after last promotion.

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