Omoanghe Samuel Isikhuemhen


DepartmentNatural Resources and Environmental Design



OfficeCarver Hall
Room: 207

1601 East Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27411

Omoanghe Samuel Isikhuemhen


Ph D: Microbiology, Microbiologicky Ustav; Academie ved Czeska Republika, 1999

MS: Botany, University of Benin , 1993

BS: Botany, University of Benin, 1988

Research Interests

Mushroom Biology and Fungal biotechnology; Truffle biology, domestication and cultivation or edible and medicinal mushrooms. Application of mushroom and mushroom products in animal and human health. Application of fungi in remediation of various environmental pollutants.

Recent Publications

Shamaki, B  Sandabe, U  Gambo, B  Ogbe, A  Abdulrahman, F  Hassan, Z  Yusuf, I  ISIKHUEMHEN, OMOANGHE  (2017).  Response of Organ and Body Weight in Albino Rats to Oral Administration of Methanol Extract from .  NO  (10,  3,  pp. 06-09).  World Journal of Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences.

Shamaki, B  Sandabe, U  Abdulrahaman, F  Ogbe, A  Hassan, Z  Yusuf, I  Bitrus, W  Zongoma , Y  ISIKHUEMHEN, OMOANGHE  (2017).  Toxicity Studies and Body Weights Changes in Wistar Rats Following Oral Administration of Methanol Extract From Indigenous Ganoderma Sp. In Nigeria.  NO  (5,  1,  pp. 30-34).  Biology and Medicine.

Okorie, Princewill   Olasupo, Nurudeen   Anike, Felicia  Elemo, Gloria  ISIKHUEMHEN, OMOANGHE  (2017).  Incidence of enteric pathogens in ugba, a traditional fermented food from African oil bean seeds (Pentaclethra macrophylla).  (12,  4,  pp.  International Journal of Food Contamination.

Anike, Felicia  Yusif, Mansuru  Isikhuemhen, Omoanghe  (2016).  Co-Substrating of Peanut Shells with Cornstalks Enhances Biodegradation by Pleurotus ostreatus.  (7,  pp. 327).  Journal of Bioremediation & Biodegradation.

Alagbaoso, Chidube  Osubor, Christopher  Isikhuemhen, Omoanghe  (2015).  Protective Effects of Extract from Sclerotium of the King Tuber Medicinal Mushroom, Pleurotus tuberregium (Higher Basidiomycetes) on Carbon Tetrachloride-Induced Hepatotoxicity in Wistar Albino Rats.  (12,  17,  pp. 1137รข€“1143).  International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms.

Anike, Felicia  Isikhuemhen, Omoanghe  Blum, Dietrich   (2015).  Nutrient Requirements and Fermentation Conditions for Mycelia and Crude Exo-Polysaccharides Production by Lentinus squarrosulus.  (6,  6,  pp. 526-536).  Advances in Bioscience and Biotechnology.

Adenipekun, Clementina  Lawal, Rasheedat  Isikhuemhen, Omoanghe  (2015).  Effect of growth supporting additives on the performance of Auricularia auricula on Mansonia altissima A. chev sawdust.  (5,  22,  pp. 2167-2173).  International Food Research Journal.

Atli, Burcu  Yamac, Mustafa  Yildiz, Zeki  Isikhuemhen, Omoanghe  (2015).  Statistical Optimization of Lovastatin Production by Omphalotus olearius(DC.) Singer in Submerged Fermentation.  (45,  ).  Preparative Biochemistry and Biotechnology.

Isikhuemhen, Omoanghe  Mikiashvili, Nona  Senwo, Zachary  Ohimain, Elijah  (2014).  Biodegradation and Sugar Release from Canola Plant Biomass by Selected White Rot Fungi.  (4,  4,  pp. 395-406).  Advances in Biological Chemistry/ Scientific Research Publishing Inc..