J.O. ADEBAYO, B. Sc., M. Sc., PhD (Ilorin).
Status: Senior Lecturer
Tel: +2347035487636
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Research interest: Biochemical Toxicology, Malaria research, and Free radical research

On-going research

  1. Screening of indigenous medicinal plants for antimalarial properties
  2. Toxicological evaluation of antimalarial drugs and indigenous medicinal plants
  3. The protective role of vitamin E against the toxic effects of some free radical generating chemical compounds/drugs in rat cellular system.



  1.  Krettli, A.U., Adebayo, J.O., and Krettli, L.G. (2009). "Testing of natural products and synthetic molecules aiming at new antimalarials". Current Drug    Targets; 10(3):  261-270.
  2. Adebayo, J.O., Zailani, A.H., and Balogun, E.A. (2009). "Effects of Clerodendrum violaceum leaf extract on some liver function indices in P. berghei –    infected mice." Research Journal of Parasitology. 4(1): 12 - 21.
  3. Iniaghe, O. M., Malomo, S. O., Adebayo, J. O., and Arise, R. O. (2008). "Evaluation of   the antioxidant and hepatoprotective properties of the methanolic    extract of Acalypha racemosa leaf in carbon tetrachloride-treated  rats". African Journal of Biotechnology; 7(11): 1716-1720.
  4. Oyewole, O.I., Malomo, S.O., and Adebayo, J.O. (2008). "Comparative studies of the antisickling properties of thiocyanate, tellurite and hydroxyurea".    Pakistan Journal of Medical Sciences; 24(1): 18-22.
  5. Malomo, S.O., Adebayo, J.O., Arise, R.O., Olorunniji, F.J., and Egwim, E.C. (2007). "Effect of ethanolic extract of Bougainvillea spectabilis leaves on some liver and kidney function indices in rats". Recent Progress in Medicinal Plants. 17: 261 - 272
  6. Adebayo, J.O., Akinyinka, A.O., Odewole, G.A., and Okwusidi, J.I. (2007). "Effect of caffeine on the risk of coronary heart disease- a re-evaluation". Indian Journal of Clinical Biochemistry; 22: 29-32.
  7. Olatunji, L.A., Adebayo, J.O., Adesokan, A.A., Olatunji, V.A., and Soladoye, A.O. (2006). "Chronic administration of aqueous extract of Hibiscus sabdariffa petals enhances Na+-K+-ATPase and Ca2+-Mg2+ ATPase activities of rat heart". Pharmaceutical Biology. 44(3): 213-216.    (www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/13880209.asp).
  8. Owoyele, B.V., Alabi, O.T., Adebayo, J.O., Soladoye, A.O., Abioye, A.I.R., and Jimoh, S.A. (2004). "Haematological evaluation of ethanolic extract of     Allium ascalonicum in male albino rats". Fitoterapia 75(3-4): 322-326. (www.elsevier.com/locate/fitote)
  9. Adebayo, J.O., Yakubu, M.T. Egwim, E.C. Owoyele B.V., and Enaibe, B.U. (2003).  "Effect of ethanolic extract of Khaya senegalensis on some biochemical parameters of rat kidney".  Journal of Ethnopharmacology; 88: 69-72.
  10. Adebayo, J.O. and Malomo, S.O. (2002)"The effect of co-adminstration of dihydroartemisinin with vitamin E on the activities of cation ATPase in some rat tissues," Nigerian Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences; 17: 1245 – 1252.
  11.  Adebayo, J.O., Adesokan, A.A., Olatunji, L.A., Buoro, D.O., and Soladoye, A.O. (2005). "Effect of ethanolic extract of Bougainvillea spectabilis leaves on haematological and serum lipid variables in rats." Biokemistri; 17(1): 45-50. 
  12. Olatunji, L.A., Adebayo, J.O., Oguntoye, O.B., Olatunde, N.O., Olatunji, V.A., and Soladoye, A.O. (2005). "Effects of aqueous extracts of petals of red and green Hibiscus sabdariffa on plasma lipid and hematological variables." Pharmaceutical Biology; 43(5):471-474. 
  13. Balogun E.A. and Adebayo, J.O. (2007). "Effect of ethanolic extract of Daniella oliveri leaves on some cardiovascular indices in rat." Pharmacognosy Magazine; 3(9): 16-20. 
  14. Obaleye, J.A., Akinremi, C.A., Balogun, E.A., and Adebayo, J.O. (2007). "Toxicological studies and antimicrobial properties of some iron (III) complexes of ciprofloxacin." African Journal of Biotechnology; 6(24): 2826 – 2832.
  15. Olorunniji, F.J., Igunnu, A., Adebayo, J.O., Arise, R.O., and Malomo, S.O. (2007). "Cofactor interactions in the activation of tissue non-specific alkaline phosphatase: Synergistic effects of Zn2+ and Mg2+ ions. Biokemistri." 19(2): 43 - 48. 
  16. Olorunniji, F.J., Iniaghe, M.O., Adebayo, J.O., Malomo, S.O. and Adediran, S.A. (2009).  "Mechanism-based inhibition of myeloperoxidase by hydrogen peroxide: Enhancement of inactivation rate by organic donor substrates." The Open Enzyme  Inhibition Journal; 2: 28-35.
  17. Adebayo, J.O., Balogun, E.A. and Oyeleke, S.A. (2009). "Toxicity study of the aqueous extract of   Tithonia diversifolia leaves using selected biochemical parameters in rats." Pharmacognosy Research 2(3): 143-147.
  18. Arise, R. O., Malomo, S. O., Adebayo, J. O., and Igunnu A. (2009). "Effects of aqueous extract of Eucalyptus globulus on lipid peroxidation and selected enzymes of rat liver." Journal of Medicinal Plants Research; 3(2): 77-81.
  19. Iniaghe, O.M., Malomo, S.O. and Adebayo, J.O. (2009). "Proximate composition and phytochemical constituents of leaves of some Acalypha species." Pakistan Journal of Nutrition 8 (3): 256-258.
  20. Balogun, E.A., Adebayo, J.O., Zailani, A.H., Kolawole, O.M., and Ademowo, O.G. (2009)."Activity of ethanolic extract of Clerodendrum violaceum leaves  against Plasmodium berghei in mice." Agriculture and Biology Journal of North America. 1(3): 307-312.
  21. Adebayo, J.O., Igunnu, A., Arise, R.O. and Malomo, S.O. (2011). "Effects of co-administration of artesunate and amodiaquine on some cardiovascular disease indices in rats." Food and Chemical Toxicology; 49: 45 – 48. 
  22. Adebayo J.O. and Krettli A.U. (2011). "Potential antimalarials from Nigerian plants: A review."Journal of Ethnopharmacology 133: 289–302.