Bewaji C.O.C.O. BEWAJI, B. Sc., M.Phil., PhD. (Ibadan)
Status:
Professor
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Research interest: Membrane Biochemistry and Bioinformatics

On-going research

  1. Proteomic studies on Plasmodium falciparum, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, HIV.
  2. Interaction of antimalarials with membrane bound Ca2+ ATPase.
  3. Nutritional intervention in Tuberculosis Treatment (Collaborative research)

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  1. Bewaji, C. O. and Bababunmi, E. A. (1987). Further characterization of the (Ca2+ + Mg2+)-ATPase from porcine erythrocytes.  International Journal of Biochemistry; 19: 721 – 724.
  2. Bewaji, C. O. and Dawson, A. P. (1995) Thapsigargin protects human erythrocyte Ca2+-ATPase from proteolysis.  Cell Calcium; 17: 14 – 20.
  3. Bolaji, O. M.; Bewaji, C. O.; Oduola, A. M. J. and Bababunmi, E. A. (2000)  Expression of calcium-binding proteins (Ca2+-ATPase and translationally controlled tumor protein) in chloroquine resistant Plasmodium falciparum: A possible role of the proteins in apoptosis of the parasite.  Biokemistri; 10: 111 – 121.
  4. Bewaji, C. O. and Bababunmi, E. A. (2004) Gene arrangements in human chromosomes: Recent findings from the Human Genome Project.  African Scientist; 5(4):203 – 210.