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Scientific Publications

Year 2018

Kirabo, I., Mabiki, F. P., Mdegela, R. H., &Obbo, C. (2018). In Vitro Antibacterial Potential of Extracts of Sterculiaafricana, Acacia sieberiana, and Cassia abbreviata ssp. abbreviata Used by Yellow Baboons (Papio cynocephalus) for Possible Self-Medication in Mikumi National Park, Tanzania. International Journal of Zoology, 2018.

Rutaro, K., Malinga, G. M., Opoke, R., Lehtovaara, V. J., Omujal, F., Nyeko, P., ...&Valtonen, A. (2018). Artificial diets determine fatty acid composition in edible Ruspoliadifferens (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae). Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology.

Odongo, W., Okia, C. A., Nalika, N., Nzabamwita, P. H., Ndimubandi, J., &Nyeko, P. (2018). Marketing of edible insects in Lake Victoria basin: the case of Uganda and Burundi. Journal of Insects as Food and Feed, 1-10

Kemigisha, E., Owusu, E. O., Elusiyan, C. A., Omujal, F., Tweheyo, M., &Bosu, P. P. (2018). Tetrapleuratetraptera in Ghana, Nigeria and Uganda: households uses and local market. Forests, Trees and Livelihoods, 1-14.

Year 2017

• Adiukwu, P. C., Bonsu, M., Okon-Ben, I., Peprah, P., Mensah-Kane, P., Jato, J., &Nambatya, G. (2017). Ultraviolet spectroscopic evaluation of bioactive saponin fraction from the aqueous extract of Vernoniaamygdalina `{`Esteraeceae`}` leaf. International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences, 11(4), 1893-1902.

• Komakech R., Kang Y., Lee J. H., &Omujal F. (2017). A Review of the Potential of Phytochemicals from Prunusafricana (Hook f.) Kalkman Stem Bark for Chemoprevention and Chemotherapy of Prostate Cancer. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 2017, 1-10
• Kang, Y. M., Komakech, R., Karigar, C. S., &Saqib, A. (2017). Traditional Indian medicine (TIM) and traditional Korean medicine (TKM): aconstitutional-based concept and comparison. Integrative medicine research, 6(2), 105-113.

• Okia, C. A., Odongo, W., Nzabamwita, P., Ndimubandi, J., Nalika, N., &Nyeko, P. (2017). Local knowledge and practices on use and management of edible insects in Lake Victoria basin, East Africa. Journal of Insects as Food and Feed, 3(2), 83-93.

Bamuwamye, M., Ogwok, P., Tumuhairwe, V., Eragu, R., Nakisozi, H., &Ogwang, P. E. (2017). Human Health Risk Assessment of Heavy Metals in Kampala (Uganda) Drinking Water. Journal of Food Research, 6(4), 6.

Bamuwamye, M., Ogwok, P., Tumuhairwe, V., Eragu, R., Nakisozi, H., &Ogwang, P. E. (2017). Dietary Content and Potential Health Risks of Metals in Commercial Black Tea in Kampala (Uganda). Journal of Food Research, 6(6), 1.

• Ogwok, P., Muyinda, R., Nakisozi, H., &Bamuwamye, M. (2017). Fatty acid profile of wild edible and cultivated mushrooms (Pleurotusostreatus, Amanita spp and Termitomycesmicrocarpus). Nutrition & Food Science, 47(3), 357-368.

Kyoshabire, M., Katuura, E., Cunningham, A. B., &Hoeft, R. (2017). Medicinal plants and herbalist preferences around Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Journal of Medicinal Plants Research, 11(8), 161-170.

• Tusuubira, S., Oria, H., Kasango, S. D., &Lutoti, S. (2017). Anti-mould activity of essential oils from selected medicinal plants against Fusaria isolated from grains in areas around Lake Victoria. Journal of Poisonous and Medicinal Plants Research Vol, 4(2), 020-031.

Year 2016

• Agwaya, M. S., Nandutu, A. M., &Vuzi, P. C. (2016). Protective Effects of Zanthoxylumchalybeum in Diabetes-induced Myocardial Dysfunction in Rats. European Journal of Medicinal Plants, 2231-0894.
• Agwaya, M. S., &Nandutu, A. M. (2016). Hypoglycemic activity of aqueous root bark extract zanthoxylumchalybeum in alloxan-induced diabetic rats. Journal of diabetes research, 2016.

• Katuura E., Omujal F., Tumusiime R. H., Nabukalu D., &Byamukama R. (2016). Documentation of indigenous knowledge on medicinal plants used to manage common influenza and related symptoms in Luwero district, central Uganda. Journal of Medicinal Plants Research, 10(39), 705-716.

• Bigirimana C., Omujal F., Isubikalu P., Bizuru5, E., Obaa B.B., Malinga M., Jacob Godfrey Agea J.G. &Okullo J.B.L (2016). Perceived Availability and Management of Garcinia buchananiiFruit Tree Species in the Lake Victoria Basin Districts of Rwanda and Uganda. Universal Journal of Agricultural Research 4(6): 230-238

• Bigirimana C., Omujal F., Isubikalu P., Bizuru5, E., Obaa B.B., Malinga M., Jacob Godfrey Agea J.G. &Okullo J.B.L (2016). Utilisation of Indigenous fruit tree species within the Lake Victoria Basin, Rwanda .Agricultural Science: An International journal (AGRIJ), 1 (1) 1-13

• Cissy, N., Engeu, O. P., Berna, O., Norbert, A., & Esther, M. (2016). Artemisia annua L.-Vernoniaamygdalina Del: A Potential Herbal Artemisinin Combination Treatment against Malaria. BRITISH JOURNAL OF PHARMACEUTICAL RESEARCH, 14(3).

Year 2015

• Engeu P. O., Omujal, F., Agwaya M., Kyakulaga H., & Obua, C. (2015). Variations in antimalarial components of Artemisia annua Linn from three regions of Uganda. African Health Sciences, 15(3), 828-834.
• Bamuwamye, M., Ogwok, P., &Tumuhairwe, V. (2015). Cancer and non-cancer risks associated with heavy metal exposures from street foods: Evaluation of roasted meats in an urban setting. Journal of Environment Pollution and Human Health, 3(2), 24-30.

Year 2014

• Omujal F., Bigirimana C., Isubikalu P., Malinga M., Bizuru E. Namutebi A., Obaa B.B., Agea J.G., &Okullo J.B.L (2014) . Morphological and Physicochemical characteristics of Saba comorensis: a highly preferred Lake Victoria Basin Indigenous Fruit Tree in Busia District in Uganda. Journal of Medicinal plant studies 2(2), 127-136.

• Okullo J.B.L., Omujal F., Bigirimana C., Isubikalu P., Malinga M., Bizuru E. Namutebi A., Obaa B.B., &Agea J.G. (2014) Ethno-Medicinal uses of selected Indigenous fruit trees from the Lake Victoria Basin Districts in Uganda. Journal of Medicinal plant studies 2(1), 78-88.

• Ogwok, P., Bamuwamye, M., Apili, G., &Musalima, J. H. (2014). Health risk posed by lead, copper and iron via consumption of organ meats in Kampala City (Uganda). Journal of Environment pollution and human health, 2, 69-73.
• Lutoti, S., Anyama, N., Iberet, J., Kwiringira, W., Bamuwamye, M., Aber, J., ...&Ogwang, P. E. (2014). Evaluation of Anti-theilerial Activity of A lipophilic Root Bark Extract of Stereospermumkunthianum against TheileriaParva. International Journal of Emerging Trends in Science and Technology, 1(04).
• Muchugi A., Okia C., Chege J., &Omujal F. (2014). Oils from trees in Eastern Africa dry lands. In De Leeuw J, Njenga M, Wagner B, Iiyama M. (Eds.) 2014. Treesilience: An assessment of the resilience provided by trees in the dry lands of Eastern Africa. Nairobi, Kenya.

• Omujal, F., Tumusiime, H. R., Agwaya, M. S., &Nambatya, G. K (2014). Climate Change Effects on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Used For Primary Health Care in Uganda. African Indigenous Knowledge Systems in Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation: An African Young Scientists Initiative, 145. SSALL Publishers, South

Year 2012

• Okullo J.B.L., Omujal F., Agea J.G., Vuzi P.C., Namutebi A., Were L., &Nyanzi S.A. (2012).Ethno-nomenclature of the shea tree and its products in the shea zones of Uganda .Global journal of research on medicinal plants and indigenous medicine 1(10), 477-484.
• Adiukwu, P. C., Amon, A., Nambatya, G., Adzu, B., Imanirampa, L., Twinomujuni, S., ...&Okoruwa, G. A. (2012). Acute toxicity, antipyretic and antinociceptive study of the crude saponin from an edible vegetable: Vernoniaamygdalina leaf. International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences, 6(3), 1019-1028.

Year 2011

• Ogwang, P. E., Ogwal, J. O., Kasasa, S., Ejobi, F., Kabasa, D., &Obua, C. (2011). Use of Artemisia annua L. infusion for malaria prevention: mode of action and benefits in a Ugandan community. British Journal of Pharmaceutical Research, 1(4), 124.
• Adiukwu, P. C., Amon, A., &Nambatya, G. (2011). Pharmacognostic, antiplasmodial and antipyretic evaluation of the aqueous extract of Vernoniaamygdalina leaf. International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences, 5(2).

• Okullo J.B.L., Omujal F., Agea J.G., Vuzi P.C., Namutebi A., &Nyanzi S.A. (2011). Proximate and Mineral composition of shea (Vitellariaparadoxa) fruit in Uganda. African Journal of Food and Nutrition Development 10 (11),4431-4443

• Hassan K.A., Deogratius O., Nyafuono J.F., Omujal F., & Engeu O.P. (2011). Wound healing potential of the ethanolic extracts of Bidens pilosa and Ocimum suave. African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, 5(2), 132-136.

• Ogwang P., Nyafuono J., Agwaya M., Omujal F., Tumusiime H.,& Kyakulaga A. (2011). Preclinical efficacy and safety of herbal formulation for management of wounds. African Health Sciences, 11(3).

Year 2010

• Okullo J.B.L., Omujal F., Agea J.G., Vuzi P.C., Namutebi A. &Nyanzi S.A. (2010). Physico-chemical characteristic of shea butter (Vitellariaparadoxa) from the shea districts of Uganda. African Journal of Food and Nutrition Development. 10 (1), 2070-2084.

• Omujal F,Nnambwayo J., Agwaya M.S.,Tumusiime R.H,Ogwang P.E, Katuura E., Nalika N. &Nambatya G.K. (2010). Bioactive non-nutrient components in indigenous African vegetables. Publication in a book : Sustainable diets and biodiversity , Direction and solutions of policy, research and action, FAO/Bioversity International

Year 2008

• Engeu, O. P., Ralph, T., Moses, A., Gerosome, M., Kyeyune, G. N., Badru, G., & Paul, W. (2008). Repeat-dose effects of Zanthoxylumchalybeum root bark extract: a traditional medicinal plant used for various diseases in Uganda. African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, 2(8), 101-105.

Year 2003

• Hamill, F. A., Apio, S., Mubiru, N. K., Bukenya-Ziraba, R., Mosango, M., Maganyi, O. W., &Soejarto, D. D. (2003). Traditional herbal drugs of Southern Uganda, II: literature analysis and antimicrobial assays. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 84(1), 57-78.

Year 2000

• Hamill, F. A., Apio, S., Mubiru, N. K., Mosango, M., Bukenya-Ziraba, R., Maganyi, O. W., &Soejarto, D. D. (2000). Traditional herbal drugs of southern Uganda, I. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 70(3), 281-300.