N.O. MUHAMMAD, B. Sc., 
M. Sc. Ph.D.(Ilorin). 
Status: Lecturer I
Tel:             +234-8033931900      
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Research interest: Nutritional Biochemistry and Biotechnology

On-going research: Nutritional and toxicological studies on fermented Terminalia catappa seed.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  1. Oloyede, O.B., Muhammad, N.O. and Oladiji, A.T. (1998). "Lipid composition of rat liver and kidney in response to dietary magnesium deficiency". Nigerian Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences, 13, 599 – 602. 
  2. Muhammad, N.O., Adeyina, A.O. and Peters, O.M. (2000). "Nutritional evaluation of fungi treated cocoa bean shell". Nigerian Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences, 15, 1059 – 1064. 
  3. Muhammad, N.O., Ogunleye, A.J. and Oloyede, O.B. (2001). "Effects of selenium and zinc deficiency on the growth and lipid composition of developing rat brain". Nigerian Journal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 16(2), 169 – 172.     
  4. Muhammad, N.O., Adebayo, J.O., Owoyele, B.V. and Adeyemo, J.A. (2001). "Effect of modified tunbran on the growth and some biochemical constituents of some rat tissues". Nigerian Journal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 16(2), 201 – 208. 
  5. Muhammad, N.O. and Oloyede, O.B. (2001). "Effect of dietary magnesium and essential fatty acid deficiency on the protein and magnesium content of rat liver". Bioscience Research Communication, 13(5), 633 – 637. 
  6. Yakubu, M.T., Salau, I.O. and Muhammad, N.O. (2003). "Phosphatase activities in selected rat tissues following repeated administration of ranitidine". Nigerian Journal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 18(1), 21 – 24. 
  7. Owoyele, B.V., Adebayo, J.O., Muhammad, N.O. and Ebunlomo, A.O. (2003). "Effect of different processing techniques of tunbran meal on some haematological indices in rats". Nigerian Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences, 18, 1340 – 1345. 
  8. Oloyede, O.B., Oyem, P.N., Oladiji, A.T. and Muhammad, N.O. (2004). "Effect of 'thermally abused' melon seed oil on the lipid status of the brain and liver of rats". Nigerian Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences, 19: 1586 – 1591.  
  9. Belewu, M.A., Muhammad, N.O. and Ikuomola, B.O. (2004). "Comparative nutritional evaluation of fungus and alkali treated rice husk in rat". Moor Journal of Agricultural Research, 5(2): 129 – 134.
  10. Muhammad, N.O., Oloyede, O.B. and Yakubu, M.T. (2006). "Effect of Terminalia catappa seed meal-based diet on the alkaline and acid phosphatases activities of some selected rat tissues". Recent Progress in Medicinal Plants, 13: 272 – 279.  
  11. Muhammad, N.O. and Oloyede, O.B. (2009). "Protein fractions and amino acid profile of Aspergillus niger-fermented Terminalia catappa seed meal". African J. of Microbiology Research, 3(3): 101 – 104. 
  12. Olajide, J.E., Akanji, M.A., Omale, J. and Muhammad, N.O. (2009). "Effect of administration of acetylsalicylic acid on phosphatase enzymes in liver of metabisulphite treated rats." African Journal of Biochemistry, 3(4): 120 – 124.
  13. Belewu, M.A., Muhammad, N.O., Ajayi, F.T. and Abdulgafar, D.T. (2009). "Performance characteristics of Goat fed Trichoderma treated feather meal-rice husk mixture". Animal Nutrition and Feed Technology, 9: 203 – 208.
  14. Usman, L.A., Oluwaniyi, O.O., Ibiyemi, S.A., Muhammad, N.O. and Ameen, O.M. (2009). "The potential of Oleander (Thevetia peruviana) in African agricultural and industrial development:" a case study of Nigeria. Journal of Applied Biosciences 24: 1477 – 1487.
  15. Achionye-Nzeh, C.G., Adedoyin, O.M., Oyebanji, S. and Muhammad, N.O. (2011). "Mineral composition of some marine and freshwater fishes." Agriculture and Biology Journal of North America. 2(7): 1113 – 1116.
  16. Bamishaiye E.I, Muhammad, N.O. and Bamishaiye, O.M. (2010a). "Haematological parameters of albino rats fed on tiger nuts (Cyperus esculentus) tuber oil meal-based diet." The Internet Journal of Nutrition and Wellness . 10(1).
  17. Bamishaiye E.I, Muhammad, N.O. and Bamishaiye, O.M. (2010b). "Assessment of the biological value of tiger nut (Cyperus esculentus) tuber oil meal-based diet in rats." Annals of Biological Research. 1(4): 274 – 280.
  18. Bamishaiye E.I, Muhammad, N.O. and Bamishaiye, O.M. (2010c). "Histological changes and serum lipid profile of selected rat tissues fed Cyperus esculentus (tiger nut) oil meal-based diet."Der Pharma Chemica. 2(6): 90 – 96.
  19. Belewu, M.A., Adekola, F.A., Adebayo, G.B., Ameen, O.M., Muhammad, N.O., Olaniyan, A.M., Adekola, O.F. and Musa, A.K. (2010). "Physico-chemical characteristics of oil and biodiesel from Nigerian and Indian Jatropha curcas seeds." International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences, 4(2): 524-529.
  20. Ekanem, J.T., Majolagbe, O.R., Sulaiman, F.A. and Muhammad, N.O. (2006). "Effects of honey supplemented diet on the parasitemia and some enzymes of Trypanosoma brucei-infected rats."African Journal of Biotechnology. 5(17): 1557 – 1561.
  21. Muhammad, N.O. and Ajiboye, B.O. (2010). "Nutrient Composition of Rana galamensis." African Journal of Food Science and Technology. 1(1): 027-30.
  22. Muhammad, N.O. and Oloyede, O.B. (2004). "Assessment of the biological value of Terminalia catappa seed meal-based diet in rats." Biokemistri 16(1), 49 – 55.
  23. Muhammad, N.O. and Oloyede, O.B. (2009). "Haematological Parameters of Broiler Chicks Fed Aspergillus niger-Fermented Terminalia catappa Seed Meal-Based Diet." Global Journal of Biotechnology & Biochemistry 4 (2): 179 – 183. 
  24. Muhammad, N.O. and O.B. Oloyede (2010a). "Effects of Aspergillus niger-fermented Terminalia catappa seed meal-based diet on selected enzymes of some tissues of broiler chicks." Journal of Food and Chemical Toxicology, 48: 1250 – 1254.
  25. Muhammad, N.O. and Oloyede, O.B. (2010b). "Growth performance of broiler chicks fed Aspergillus niger- fermented Terminalia catappa seed meal-based diet." International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences, 4(1): 107 – 114.
  26. Muhammad, N.O., Oloyede, O.B., Owoyele, B.V. and Olajide, J.E. (2004). "Deleterious effect of defatted Terminalia catappa seed meal-based diet on haematological and urinary parameters of albino rats." NISEB Journal, 4(2), 51 – 57. 
  27. Muhammad, N. O., Jimoh, F.O., Nafiu, M.O., Oloyede, O.B. and Salawu, M. O.  (2010)."Nutrients and Antinutrients Analysis of Albizia lebbeck Seed."  Bioresearch Bulletin (2010) 4: 161-165.
  28. Oloyede, O.B., Minari, J.B. and Muhammad, N.O. (2007). "Status of nutrients and antinutrients in bambara groundnut subjected to selected processing techniques." Nigerian Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences, 22: 2036 – 2039.
  29. Oloyede, O.B., Minari, J.B. and Muhammad, N.O. (2010). "Assessment of Growth Characteristics and Haematological Indices of Broiler-Chicks Fed Raw and Processed Bambara Groundnut Seed as a Component of Poultry Feed." International Journal of Poultry Science 9(7): 652 – 655.
  30. Salawu, M.O., Oloyede, O.B., Oladiji, A.T., Muhammad, N.O. and Yakubu, M.T. (2011). "Effect of Escherichia coli endotoxin on Archachatina marginata haemolymph coagulation system."Pharmaceutical Biology, 49(10): 1029 – 1033. 
  31. Salihu, B.K., Usman, L.A., Sani, A., Muhammad, N.O. and Akolade, J.O. (2011). "Chemical composition and antibacterial (oral isolates) activity of leaf essential oil of Ocimum gratissimum L." grown in North central Nigeria. International Journal of Current Research 3(3): 022 – 028.
  32. Usman, L.A., Ameen, O.M., Ibiyemi, S.A. and Muhammad, N.O. (2005). "The extraction of proteins from the neem seed (Azadirachta indica A. Juss)." African Journal of Biotechnology, 4(10): 1142 – 1144. 
  33. Usman, L.A., Hamid, A.A., George, O.C., Ameen, O.M., Muhammad, N.O.,Zubair, M.F. and Lawal, A. (2009). "Chemical Composition of Rhizome Essential Oil of Curcuma longa L. Growing in North Central Nigeria." World Journal of Chemistry 4 (2): 178-181.
  34. Usman, L.A., Zubair, M.F., Adebayo, S.A., Oladosu, I.A., Muhammad, N.O. and Akolade, J.O. (2010). "Chemical composition of leaf and fruit essential oils of Hoslundia opposita Vahl grown in Nigeria." American-Eurasian Journal of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences. 8(1): 40 – 43.
  35. Usman, L.A., Hamid, A.A., Muhammad, N.O., Olawore, N.O., Edewor, T.I.  and Saliu, B.K. (2010). "Chemical constituents and anti-inflammatory activity of leaf essential oil of Nigerian grown Chenopodium album L." EXCLI Journal 9: 181 – 186.