Sunny O. Abarikwu, PhD
Sunny O. Abarikwu, PhD
Department of Biochemistry, University of Port Harcourt, Choba, Nigeria
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Changes in sperm characteristics and induction of oxidative stress in the testis and epididymis of experimental rats by a herbicide, atrazine
SO Abarikwu, AC Adesiyan, TO Oyeloja, MO Oyeyemi, EO Farombi
Archives of environmental contamination and toxicology 58 (3), 874-882, 2010
Curcumin and Kolaviron Ameliorate Di‐n‐Butylphthalate‐Induced Testicular Damage in Rats
EO Farombi, SO Abarikwu, IA Adedara, MO Oyeyemi
Basic & Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology 100 (1), 43-48, 2007
Kolaviron, a natural flavonoid from the seeds of Garcinia kola, reduces LPS-induced inflammation in macrophages by combined inhibition of IL-6 secretion, and inflammatory …
SO Abarikwu
Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA)-General Subjects 1840 (7), 2373-2381, 2014
Rutin ameliorates cyclophosphamide-induced reproductive toxicity in male rats
SO Abarikwu, CA Otuechere, M Ekor, K Monwuba, D Osobu
Toxicology international 19 (2), 207, 2012
Selenium provides protection to the liver but not the reproductive organs in an atrazine-model of experimental toxicity
AC Adesiyan, TO Oyejola, SO Abarikwu, MO Oyeyemi, EO Farombi
Experimental and toxicologic pathology 63 (3), 201-207, 2011
Combined administration of curcumin and gallic acid inhibits gallic acid-induced suppression of steroidogenesis, sperm output, antioxidant defenses and inflammatory responsive …
SO Abarikwu, OF Akiri, MA Durojaiye, AF Alabi
The Journal of steroid biochemistry and molecular biology 143, 49-60, 2014
Rutin-and selenium-attenuated cadmium-induced testicular pathophysiology in rats
SO Abarikwu, BO Iserhienrhien, TA Badejo
Human & experimental toxicology 32 (4), 395-406, 2013
Causes and risk factors for male-factor infertility in Nigeria: a review
SO Abarikwu
African Journal of Reproductive Health 17 (4), 2013
Combined effects of repeated administration of Bretmont Wipeout (glyphosate) and Ultrazin (atrazine) on testosterone, oxidative stress and sperm quality of Wistar rats
SO Abarikwu, OF Akiri, MA Durojaiye, A Adenike
Toxicology mechanisms and methods 25 (1), 70-80, 2015
4‐Hydroxynonenal induces mitochondrial‐mediated apoptosis and oxidative stress in SH‐SY5Y human neuronal cells
SO Abarikwu, AB Pant, EO Farombi
Basic & clinical pharmacology & toxicology 110 (5), 441-448, 2012
Kolaviron protects apoptotic cell death in PC12 cells exposed to atrazine
SO Abarikwu, EO Farombi, MP Kashyap, AB Pant
Free radical research 45 (9), 1061-1073, 2011
Protective effect of quercetin on atrazine-induced oxidative stress in the liver, kidney, brain, and heart of adult Wistar rats
SO Abarikwu
Toxicology international 21 (2), 148, 2014
Atrazine induces apoptosis of SH-SY5Y human neuroblastoma cells via the regulation of Bax/Bcl-2 ratio and caspase-3-dependent pathway
SO Abarikwu, EO Farombi
Pesticide biochemistry and physiology 118, 90-98, 2015
Atrazine induces transcriptional changes in marker genes associated with steroidogenesis in primary cultures of rat Leydig cells
SO Abarikwu, EO Farombi, MP Kashyap, AB Pant
Toxicology in Vitro 25 (8), 1588-1595, 2011
Dietary antioxidant, quercetin, protects sertoli‐germ cell coculture from atrazine‐induced oxidative damage
SO Abarikwu, AB Pant, EO Farombi
Journal of biochemical and molecular toxicology 26 (11), 477-485, 2012
Quercetin decreases steroidogenic enzyme activity, NF-κB expression, and oxidative stress in cultured Leydig cells exposed to atrazine
SO Abarikwu, AB Pant, EO Farombi
Molecular and cellular biochemistry 373 (1-2), 19-28, 2013
Biochemical studies on the hepatoprotective effects of pomegranate and guava ethanol extracts
M Osman, M Ahmed, S Mahfouz, S Elaby
NY Sci J 4 (3), 27-41, 2011
Biflavanone-kolaviron protects human dopaminergic SH-SY5Y cells against atrazine induced toxic insult
SO Abarikwu, EO Farombi, AB Pant
Toxicology in Vitro 25 (4), 848-858, 2011
The protective effects of quercetin on the cytotoxicity of atrazine on rat Sertoli‐germ cell co‐culture
SO Abarikwu, AB Pant, EO Farombi
International journal of andrology 35 (4), 590-600, 2012
Quercetin exacerbates the effects of subacute treatment of atrazine on reproductive tissue antioxidant defence system, lipid peroxidation and sperm quality in rats
EO Farombi, SO Abarikwu, AC Adesiyan, TO Oyejola
Andrologia 45 (4), 256-265, 2013
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