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Dr. Godwin Eneji Egbung

Senior Lecturer

Godwin Eneji Egbung is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences, University of Calabar, Nigeria. He obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry in 1997 and a Master’s degree in Biochemistry in 2003 from the same University. He enrolled for the Ph.D programme under the supervision of Professor E.U Essien and Professor E.H Itam and graduated in 2009 from the same department. In order to replicate the wealth of experience acquired from his erudite supervisors and Teachers, Dr Egbung has successfully supervised one Ph.D and 5 M.Sc candidates in Biochemistry with speciality in Biochemical Toxicology, Clinical, Nutritional and Pharmacological Biochemistry. Dr. Egbung’s research interests include: Lipid Biochemistry, Toxicological Biochemistry and Forensic Biochemistry. He has published about 30 peer reviewed journal articles in national and international journals. He has served in some administrative positions namely: Co-ordinator of GSS 131/132: History and Philosophy of Science (2013-2015). Assistant Examination officer (2012-2015) and Examination officer ( June 2016- June 2017). He is presently investigating the mechanisms of some indigenous Nigerian medicinal plants in the management of cadmium and paracetamol induced-oxidative stress conditions in Wistar rat models.

Atangwho, I.J., Ebong, P.E., Egbung, G.E. and Obi, A.U. (2010a). Extract of Vernonia amygdalina Del. (African bitter leaf) can Reverse Pancreatic Cellular Lesion after alloxan Damage in the Rat. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 4(5): 711-716.

Egbung, G.E., Essien, E.U., Itam, E.H. and Onuoha, A.R. (2010).Effect of saponin consumption on cholesterol metabolism in Wistar albino rats. Research Journal of Agriculture and Biological Sciences, 6(6):1071 -1073.

Atangwho, I. J., Ebong, P. E., Egbung, G. E., Eteng M. U. and Eyong E. U. (2007). Effect of Vernonia amygdalina Del. on liver function in alloxan-induced hyperglycemic rats. Journal of Pharmacy and Bioresources, 4(1), 25-31.

Ebong, P. E., Atangwho, I. J., Eyong, E. U. and Egbung, G. E. (2008). The antidiabetic efficacy of combined extracts from two continental plants: Azadirachta indica (A. Juss) (Neem) and Vernonia amygdalina (Del.) (African bitter leaf). American Journal of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 4(3), 239-244.

Eteng, M. U., Bassey, B. J., Atangwho, I. J., Egbung,G. E., Eyong, E. U., Ebong, P. E. and Abolaji, A.O. (2008). Biochemical indices of macrovascular complications in diabetic rat model: Compared effects of Vernonia amygdalina, Catharantus roseus and chloropamide. Asian Journal of Biochemistry, 3(4), 228-234.

Osabor, V.N., Egbung, G.E. and Okafor, P.C. (2008).Chemical profile of Nypa fruiticans from Cross River Estuary, South Eastern Nigeria. Pakistan Journal of Nutrition 7(1):146-150.

Eteng, M.U., Ukpanukpong, R.U., Abolaji, A.O., Eyong, E.U. and Egbung, E.(2008).Biochemical and histological alteration and effect of perfloxacin on Wistar rats reproductive function. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences ,2(3):475 – 480.

Atangwho,I.J., Ebong, P.E., Eyong, E.U., Williams, I.O., Eteng, M.U. and Egbung, G.E. (2009a).Comparative chemical composition of leaves of some antidiabetic medicinal plants: Azadirachta indica, Vernonia amygdalinaand Gongronema latifolium. African Journal of Biotechnology, 8(18):4685-4689.

Atangwho,I.J., Ebong,P.E., Egbung ,G.E. and Ani, I.F. (2009b). Effects of Co-administration of Extracts of Vernonia amygdalina and Azadirachta indica on Serum Electrolyte Profile of Diabeticand non Diabetic Rats. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 3(3): 2974-2978.

Egbung,G.E., Essien, E.U. and Atangwho, I.J. (2009). Effect of trans fatty acids consumption on some haematological indices in Albino Wistar rats. Pakistan Journal of Nutrition, 8(8): 1258-1261.

Osabor, V.N., Ogar, D.A., Okafor, P.C. and Egbung, G.E. (2009). Profile of the African Bread Fruit\(Treculia africana). Pakistan Journal of Nutrition, 8: 1005-1008.

Ebong, P.E., Atangwho, I.J., Eyong, E.U. and Egbung, G.E. (2009). Effects of combined administration of Vernonia amygdalina (Del) and Azadirachta indica (A.Juss) extracts on compartmental glucose concentration and α –amylase activity of diabetic and non diabetic rats.Nigerian Journal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 24(2): 22-28.

Atangwho, I.J., Egbung,G.E., Ani, I.F. and  Ofem, E.O. (2010b). Effect of Co-administration of Extracts of Vernonia amygdalina and Azadirachta indica on Some Liver Biochemical Indices of STZ Diabetic and Non-diabetic Rats. Journal of Applied Sciences Research, 6(5): 421-426.

Atangwho, I.J., Ebong, P.E., Egbung,G.E., Uboh, F.E. and Utu-Baku,A.B. (2010c). Extracts of Azadirachta indica can modulate the Possible Hepatotoxic Effect of Vernonia amygdalina in Diabetic and Non- Diabetic Rats. Journal of Applied Sciences Research, 6(12): 2275-2279.

Itam,E.H., Atangwho,I.J., Egbung, G.E. and Ebong, P.E. (2010). Haemapoietic and Immunological Changes in Multiple Low-Dose Streptozotocin (MDSTZ) Rat Models. European Journal of Scientific Research, 43 (2): 283-289.     

Osabor,V.N., Egbung,G.E. and Ntuk ,M.U.(2010). Chemical evaluation of the leaves of Diplazium summattii (NyamaIdim).Research Journal of Agriculture and Biological Sciences, 6(6):1074-1077.

Atangwho,I.J., Ani,I.F., Egbung,G.E. and Iyam,M.A. (2011). Changes in some liver lipids of non-diabetic and diabetic ratsfollowing administration of combined extracts of Vernonia amygdalina and Azadirachta indica. Agriculture and Biology Journal of North America,2(7): 1096-1100.

Egbung, G.E., Atangwho, I.J, Iwara, I.A. and Eyong, E.U. (2011).Micronutrient and phytochemical composition of root bark and twig extracts of Gongronema latifolium. Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences, 2(11):1185 -1188.

Ebong, P.E., Atangwho, I.J,Eyong,E.U., Egbung,G.E. and Ikpeme, E.V. (2011). Effect of co-administration of extracts of Vernonia amygdalina and Azadirachta indica on lipid profile and oxidative stress in hepatocytes of  normal and diabetic rats. Agriculture and Biology Journal of North America, 2(7): 1087-1095.

Egbung,G.E., Atangwho, I.J., Itam, E.H. and Essien, E.U. (2012). Trans fatty acids effect on some serum enzymes and immunological parameters in Wistar albino rats. Agriculture and Biology Journal of North America, 3(11): 461-465.

Ibegbulem, C.O., Nwaogu, L.A., Alisi, C.S., Igwe, C.U., Egbung, G.E. and Chikezie, P.C. (2012). Anti-aggregation effects of processed yellow and white aqueous filtrates on sickle cell trait haemoglobin. Journal of Research in Biochemistry, 1(1): 47-52.

Okafor, P.C.,Ebiekpe, V.E., Azike, C.F., Egbung, G.E., Brisibe, E.A. and Ebenso, E.E.(2012). Inhibitory action of Artemisia annua extracts and artemisinin on the corrosion of mild steel in H2SO4 solution. International Journal of Corrosion . 8pages.

Luke, U.O., Ebong, P.E., Eyong, E.U., Robert, A.E., Ufot, S.U. and Egbung, G.E.  (2013). Effect of ethanolic root and twig extracts of Vernonia amygdalina (etidot) on liver tissue parameters of streptozotocin induced hyperglycaemia and normal Wistar rats. European Scientific Journal, 9(30).

Essien, N.A., Iwara, I.A.,Mgbeje,B.I.A.,Igile,G.O., Egbung, G.E. and Ebong,P.E. (2013). Lipid profile and  hepatoprotective effects of combined leaf extracts of Azadirachta indica(neem) and Peritrophe bicalyculata in alloxan –induced diabetic rats. International Journal of Phytomedicine, 5(2), 159.

Igile, G.O., Ikpeme-Emmanuel, C.A., Egbung, G. E. and  Mgbeje, B.I.A. (2013). Effect of washing red palm oil and low grade tallow fat with hot water on oil bleachability and bleached oil colour and odour stability. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 7(11):64-70.

Atangwho, I.J.,  Edet, E.E., Egbung,G.E., Uti ,D.E. and Ebong,P.E. (2013a). Effect of Vernonia amygdalina supplemented diet on selected tissues function in diet-induced obese rats. Journal of Medicinal Plants Research, 7(25): 1825-1832s.

Atangwho,I.J., Egbung, G.E., Ahmad, M., Yam, M.F. and Asmawi, M.Z. (2013b). Antioxidant versus anti-diabetic properties of leaves from Vernonia amygdalina Del. growing in Malaysia. Food Chemistry, 141: 3428-3434.

Egbung, G.E., Atangwho, I.J., Iwara, I.A., Odey, M.O. and Ebong, P.E. (2013).Chemical composition of root and stem bark of Nauclea latifolia. Archives of Applied Science, 5(3):193 – 196.

Edet, E.E., David-Oku,E., Akpanabiatu, M.I., Igile, G.O., Mgbeje,B., Egbung,G.E. and Uboh,F.E. (2013). Clinical significance of the effect of Gongronema latifolium leaf extract on some serum enzymes in diabetic rats. Journal of pharmaceutical and biomedical, 29(29): 781-787.

Egbung,G.E.,  Njoku, N.L., Atangwho, I.J. and Eteng, M.U. (2015). Effect of thermoxidised groundnut oil on aminotransferase activity of heart tissue in Wistar rats. Global Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences , 21 (2), 125 – 130.

Egbung, G.E., Atangwho, I.J., Kiasira,Z.B.,  Iwara,I.A. and Igile,G.O. (2016). Antioxidant activity of the inflorescents of Vernonia calvoana growing in Yakurr Local Government Area of Cross River State, Nigeria. Global Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences, 22 (2), 141-146.

Atangwho,I.J., Eno, M.A.,  Utu-Baku, A.B.,  Egbung,G.E., Okpara, H.C.,   Udah, D. and Essien,E.U. (2017). Is Honey Really Better than Table Sugar in Body Weight Control? A Case of Study Based on the Obudu Honey and Refined Sugar Comparison. Journal of Food Nutrition and Dietetics, 2 (1): 112.

Bisong, S.A., Okon, U.E.,  Egbung, G.E., Abuo, F.E. and Sanya ,O.A. (2017). Effect of Crude Ethanol Leaf-extract of Murraya koenigii on Anxiety in Mice. Asian Journal of Medicine and Health, 7(1): 1-9.

Egbung, G.E., Anosike, C.,  Utubaku, A.B.,  Ogar, I. and Nna,V.U. (2017a). Phytochemical evaluation and GC-MS analysis of Hyptis Verticillata cultivated in Cross River State, Nigeria. International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences, 11(5): 2548-2559.

Egbung,G.E., Atangwho,I.J. and Anosike, C. (2017b). Antioxidant properties and vitamin profile of Hyptis verticillata cultivated in Cross River State, Nigeria . International Journal of Sciences , 6 : 53-57.

Egbung,G.E., Odey, D.O. and Atangwho, I.J. (2017c).Effect of Vernonia calvoana on selected serum kidney function biomarkers of Acetaminophen treated Wistar rats. Asian Journal of Biochemistry , 12 (3): 99-104.

Egbung,G.E., Atangwho ,I.J., Odey, D.O. and Ndiodimma,V.N. (2017d). The lipid lowering and cardioprotective effects of Vernonia calvoana ethanol extract in Acetaminophen-treated rats. Medicines, 4 (4), 90.

Egbung,G.E., Atangwho, I.J.,Odey, D.O. and Bisong, S. A.(2017e).Effect of Vernonia calvoana extract on some haematological indices in Acetaminophen treated male Wistar rats. Global Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences, 23: 255-261.

Eyong, E.U., Egbung,G.E. and Ndiodimma, V.N. (2018).The amelioration potentials of Vernonia calvaona ethanol leaf extract in paracetamol-treated rats. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytotherapy, 10(1), 1-10.

Obi-Abang, M., Agiang,M.A., Okpashi ,V.E. and Egbung, G.E. (2018).Evaluation of Nutritional Quality of Some Wild Edible Plants in Central Cross River, Nigeria . American Journal of Applied Sciences. DOI: 10.3844/ajassp.2018.

Atangwho,I.J.,Ebong,P.E.,Eyong,E.U. and Egbung,G.E.(2010d).Combined Extracts of Vernonia amygdalina and Azadirachta indica May Substitute Insulin Requirement in the Management of Type I Diabetes. Research Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences, 5(1):35-39.

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Showing All Conferences Attended

 32nd Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (NSBMB)
Held at University of Calabar, Calabar,Nigeria,14th – 17th November,2012.
Start: Wednesday 14th November, 2012
End: Saturday 17th November, 2012
 11th European Federation of the Science of Lipids and Technology (Eurofed, 2012) Conference,
Held at Jagellonian University of Cracow ,Poland, 23rd -26th September, 2012.
Start: Sunday 23rd September, 2012
End: Wednesday 26th September, 2012
 34th International Conference of Natural Products 2018 (ICNP 2018)
Held at Bayview Beach Resort, Penang, Malaysia 19 − 21 March, 2018.
Start: Monday 19th March, 2018
End: Wednesday 21st March, 2018
 34th Annual conference of Nigerian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Held at Federal University of Technology, Minna, Niger State, Nigeria.14th -17th November,2015
Start: Saturday 14th November, 2015
End: Tuesday 17th November, 2015
 35th Annual conference of Nigerian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Held at Covenant University, Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria.1st - 4th November,2016
Start: Tuesday 1st November, 2016
End: Friday 4th November, 2016
 2nd Annual South-South Zonal Conference of Nigerian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Held at the University of Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria. 2nd – 5th August, 2017.
Start: Wednesday 2nd August, 2017
End: Saturday 5th August, 2017
 Malaysia International Biological Symposium 2012
Held at Residence Hotel, Universiti Putra Malaysia,Selangor, Malaysia.11th -12th July,2012
Start: Wednesday 11th July, 2012
End: Thursday 12th July, 2012
 31st Annual conference of Nigerian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Held at University of Nigeria, Nsukka,Enugu State, Nigeria.31st October- 3rd Nov 2011
Start: Monday 31st October, 2011
End: Thursday 3rd November, 2011
28th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (NSBMB)
Held at Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Nigeria, 23rd - 26th November, 2008
Start: Sunday 23rd November, 2008
End: Wednesday 26th November, 2008
 29th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (NSBMB),
Held at Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria, 6th – 9th December, 2009
Start: Sunday 6th December, 2009
End: Wednesday 9th December, 2009
 IBRO/ISN African Neuroscience School
IBRO/ISN African Neuroscience School,University of Ibadan,Nigeria.5th -9th December,2011.
Start: Monday 5th December, 2011
End: Friday 9th December, 2011
 30th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (NSBMB),
Held at Kebbi State University of Science and Technology, Aleiro, Nigeria, 24th – 27th October, 2010.
Start: Sunday 24th October, 2010
End: Wednesday 27th October, 2010

Showing All Grants Received

Grant Description:
Biochemical evaluation and public enlightenment on trans generational effect of sub-chronic feeding of dietary trans fatty acids in Wistar rats.

1923800.00  NRN
Date Received: