African Journal of Biotechnology

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Abbreviation: Afr. J. Biotechnol.

Language: English

ISSN: 1684-5315

DOI: 10.5897/AJB

Start Year: 2002

Published Articles: 11679

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Editor-In-Chief

Department of Natural Sciences
Bowie State University
Bowie, MD
USA.
  
Department of Biochemistry
Delta State University
Abraka,
Nigeria.
 
 
Editorial Board Members

 

Dr. Gunjan Mukherjee
Agharkar Research Institute (ARI), 
Autonomous Institute of the Department of Science and Technology (DST) Government of India
Pune,
India.
 
Prof. Dr. A.E. Aboulata
Plant Pathology Research Institute (ARC) 
Giza,
Egypt.
 
Dr. S. K. Das 
Department of Applied Chemistry and Biotechnology
University of Fukui 
Japan.
 
Prof. A. I. Okoh 
Applied and Environmental Microbiology Research Group (AEMREG)
Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology 
University of Fort Hare 
Alice,
South Africa.
 
Dr. Ismail Turkoglu
Department of Biology Education 
Education Faculty
Fırat University 
Elazığ, 
Turkey.
 
Prof. T. K. Raja
Department of Biotechnology
PSG College of Technology (Autonomous)
Coimbatore
India.
 
Dr. George Edward Mamati
Horticulture Department 
Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology 
Nairobi
Kenya.
 
Prof. Sagadevan G. Mundree
Department of Molecular and Cell Biology
University of Cape Town
Rondebosch,
South Africa.
 
Dr. Amlan Patra
Department of Animal Nutrition
West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences 
India.
 
Dr. Maria J. Poblaciones
Department of Agronomy and Forest Environment Engineering 
Extremadura University, 
Spain.
 
Dr. Chong Wang
College of Animal Science 
Zhejiang A&F University 
China.
 
Dr. Martin Fregene
Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT)
Cali,
Colombia.
 
Prof. O. A. Ogunseitan 
Laboratory for Molecular Ecology
Department of Environmental Analysis and Design
University of California, 
Irvine, CA
USA.
 
Dr. Ibrahima Ndoye
UCAD, Faculte des Sciences et Techniques
Departement de Biologie Vegetale
Laboratoire Commun de Microbiologie
IRD/ISRA/UCAD
Dakar,
Senegal.
 
Dr. Bamidele A. Iwalokun
Biochemistry Department
Lagos State University
Nigeria.
 
Dr. Jacob Hodeba Mignouna
Virginia State University
Agricultural Research Station
Petersburg, VA
USA
 
Dr. Bright Agindotan
Plant, Soil and Entomological Sciences Dept
University of Idaho,
Moscow, ID
USA.
 
Dr. A. P. Njukeng 
Département de Biologie Végétale
Faculté des Sciences
Université de Dschang
Dschang,
Cameroun.
 
Dr. E. Olatunde Farombi
Drug Metabolism and Toxicology Unit
Department of Biochemistry
University of Ibadan
Ibadan,
Nigeria.
 
Dr. Stephen Bakiamoh
Michigan Biotechnology Institute International
Lansing, MI
USA.
 
Dr. N. A. Amusa
Institute of Agricultural Research and Training
Obafemi Awolowo University
Moor Plantation 
Ibadan,
Nigeria.
 
Dr. Desouky Abd-El-Haleem
Environmental Biotechnology Department 
Bioprocess Development Department 
Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Research Institute (GEBRI) 
Mubarak City for Scientific Research and Technology Applications 
Alexandria,
Egypt.
 
Dr. Simeon Oloni Kotchoni
Department of Plant Molecular Biology
Institute of Botany 
University of Bonn 
Bonn,
Germany.
 
Dr. Eriola Betiku
German Research Centre for Biotechnology 
Biochemical Engineering Division 
Braunschweig ,
Germany.
 
Dr. Daniel Masiga
International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology 
Nairobi, 
Kenya.
 
Dr. Essam A. Zaki
Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Research Institute (GEBRI) 
Alexandria,
Egypt.
 
Dr. Alfred Dixon 
International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)
Ibadan,
Nigeria.
 
Dr. Sankale Shompole
Dept. of Microbiology, Molecular Biology and Biochemisty
University of Idaho
Moscow, ID
USA.
 
Dr. Mathew M. Abang
Germplasm Program
International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA)
Aleppo,
Syria.
 
Dr. Solomon Olawale Odemuyiwa
Pulmonary Research Group
Department of Medicine
Heritage Medical Research Centre
University of Alberta
Edmonton,
Canada.
 
Prof. Anna-Maria Botha-Oberholster
Department of Genetics
Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute
Faculty of Agricultural and Natural Sciences
University of Pretoria
Pretoria,
South Africa.
 
Dr. O. U. Ezeronye 
Department of Biological Science
Michael Okpara University of Agriculture
Umudike,
Nigeria.
 
Dr. Joseph Hounhouigan 
Maître de Conférence
Sciences et technologies des aliments
Faculté des Sciences Agronomiques
Université d'Abomey-Calavi
Cotonou
Bénin.
 
Prof. Christine Rey
Dept. of Molecular and Cell Biology 
University of the Witwatersand 
Johannesburg,
South Africa.
 
Dr. Kamel Ahmed Abd-Elsalam 
Molecular Markers Lab. (MML) 
Plant Pathology Research Institute (PPathRI) 
Agricultural Research Center
Giza,
Egypt.
 
Dr. Jones Lemchi
International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)
Onne,
Nigeria.
 
Prof. Greg Blatch
Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology & Biotechnology
Rhodes University
Grahamstown,
South Africa.
 
Dr. Jackie Hughes 
Research for Development 
International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) 
Ibadan,
Nigeria. 
 
Dr. Robert L. Brown 
Southern Regional Research Center
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service
New Orleans, LA
USA.
 
Dr. Deborah Rayfield
Bowie State University
Department of Natural Sciences
Bowie, MD
USA.
 
Dr. Marlene Shehata 
University of Ottawa Heart Institute
Genetics of Cardiovascular Diseases
Ottawa, ON
Canada.
 
Dr. Hany Sayed Hafez 
The American University
Cairo,
Egypt.
 
Dr. Clement O. Adebooye
Department of Plant Science
Obafemi Awolowo University,
Ile-Ife,
Nigeria.
 
Dr. Ali Demir Sezer 
Marmara Üniversitesi
Eczacilik Fakültesi
Istanbul,
Turkey.
 
Dr. Anant B. Patel 
Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology
Hyderabad,
India.
 
Prof. Arne Elofsson
Department of Biophysics, Biochemistry and Bioinformatics
Stockholm University 
Sweden. 
 
Prof. Bahram Goliaei 
Departments of Biophysics and Bioinformatics
Laboratory of Biophysics and Molecular Biology
Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics
University of Tehran
Tehran,
Iran.
 
Dr. Nora Babudri 
Dipartimento di Biologia cellulare e ambientale
Università di Perugia
Via Pascoli,
Italy. 
 
Dr. S. Adesola Ajayi
Seed Science Laboratory
Department of Plant Science
Faculty of Agriculture
Obafemi Awolowo University
Ile-Ife,
Nigeria.
 
Dr. Yee-Joo Tan 
Department of Microbiology
Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
National University Health System (NUHS),
National University of Singapore
Singapore.
 
Prof. Hidetaka Hori 
Laboratories of Food and Life Science
Graduate School of Science and Technology 
Niigata University 
Niigata,
Japan.
 
Prof. Thomas R. DeGregori 
University of Houston
Texas,
USA.
 
Dr. Wolfgang Ernst Bernhard Jelkmann
Medical Faculty 
University of Lübeck
Germany.
 
Dr. Moktar Hamdi 
Department of Biochemical Engineering 
Laboratory of Ecology and Microbial Technology 
National Institute of Applied Sciences and Technology
Tunisia.
 
Dr. Salvador Ventura 
Department de Bioquímica i Biologia Molecular
Institut de Biotecnologia i de Biomedicina
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Bellaterra,
Spain.
 
Dr. Claudio A. Hetz
Faculty of Medicine,
University of Chile
Santiago,
Chile.
 
Prof. Felix Dapare Dakora 
Research Development and Technology Promotion
Cape Peninsula University of Technology
Cape Town,
South Africa.
 
Dr. Geremew Bultosa 
Department of Food Science and Post harvest Technology
Haramaya University
Dire Dawa,
Ethiopia.
 
Prof. José Eduardo Garcia
Conservation Genetics and Evolution
Centro Acadêmico de Vitória
Universidade Federal de Pernambuco - UFPE
Rua Alto do Reservatório, s/n, Bela Vista,
Vitória de Santo Antão-PE. CEP: 55608-680
Brasil
 
Prof. Nirbhay Kumar
Malaria Research Institute
Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Baltimore, MD
USA.
 
Prof. M. A. Awal
Department of Anatomy and Histplogy 
Bangladesh Agricultural University 
Mymensingh,
Bangladesh.
 
Prof. Christian Zwieb 
Department of Molecular Biology
University of Texas Health Science Center
Tyler, TX
USA.
 
Prof. Danilo López-Hernández
Instituto de Zoología Tropical,
Facultad de Ciencias, 
Universidad Central de Venezuela.
Institute of Research for the Development (IRD)
Montpellier, 
France.
 
Dr. Ekhaise Osaro Frederick 
University of Benin 
Faculty of Life Science
Department of Microbiology
Benin,
Nigeria.
 
Dr. Luísa Maria de Sousa Mesquita Pereira 
Institute of Molecular Pathology and Immunology at the University of Porto (IPATIMUP)
Porto,
Portugal.
 
Dr. Min Lin
Animal Diseases Research Institute
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Ottawa, ON
Canada.
 
Prof. Nobuyoshi Shimizu 
Department of Molecular Biology
Center for Genomic Medicine
Keio University School of Medicine
Tokyo,
Japan.
 
Dr. Adewunmi Babatunde Idowu 
Department of Biological Sciences 
University of Agriculture
Abia,
Nigeria.
 
Dr. Yifan Dai
Revivicor Inc.
Pittsburgh, PA
USA.
 
Prof. Giuseppe Novelli 
Department of Biopathology 
Tor Vergata University 
Rome, 
Italy. 
 
Prof. Jean-Marc Sabatier
Ingénierie des Peptides à Visée Thérapeutique, 
Université de la Méditerranée-Ambrilia Biopharma Inc. 
Faculté de Médecine Nord,
Marseille,
France.
 
Dr. Fabian Hoti 
PneumoCarr Project
Department of Vaccines 
National Public Health Institute 
Finland.
 
Prof. Irina-Draga Caruntu
Department of Histology 
Gr. T. Popa University of Medicine and Pharmacy 
Iasi, 
Romania.
 
Dr. Dieudonné Nwaga 
Soil Microbiology Laboratory 
Biotechnology Center
Plant Biology Department
University of Yaoundé I 
Yaoundé, 
Cameroon.
 
Dr. Gerardo Armando Aguado-Santacruz 
Biotechnology CINVESTAV-Unidad Irapuato 
Departamento Biotecnología 
Guanajuato,
Mexico. 
 
Dr. Abdolkaim H. Chehregani 
Department of Biology
Faculty of Science
Bu-Ali Sina University
Hamedan, 
Iran.
 
Dr. Abir Adel Saad
Department of Biotechnology
Institute of Graduate Studies and Research
Alexandria University 
Egypt.
 
Dr. Azizul Baten 
Department of Statistics
Shah Jalal University of Science and Technology
Sylhet,
Bangladesh.
 
Dr. Bayden R. Wood 
Australian Synchrotron Program 
School of Chemistry
Monash University
Victoria, 
Australia.
 
Dr. G. Reza Balali
Department of Biology
University of Isfahan
Isfahan,
Iran.
 
Prof. H. Sunny Sun 
Institute of Molecular Medicine
National Cheng Kung University Medical College
Tainan,
Taiwan. (R.O.C.)
 
Prof. Ima Nirwana Soelaiman
Department of Pharmacology
Faculty of Medicine
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur, 
Malaysia.
 
Prof. Tunde Ogunsanwo 
Faculty of Science
Olabisi Onabanjo University
Ago-Iwoye,
Nigeria.
 
Dr. Evans C. Egwim 
Federal Polytechnic
Bida Science Laboratory Technology Department
Bida, 
Nigeria.
 
Prof. George N. Goulielmos
Medical School 
University of Crete 
Crete, 
Greece.
 
Dr. Uttam Krishna 
Cadila Pharmaceuticals Limited
Gujarat,
India.
 
Prof. Mohamed Attia El-Tayeb Ibrahim 
Botany Department 
Faculty of Science 
South Valley University
Qena, 
Egypt.
 
Dr. Nelson K. Ojijo Olang’o 
Department of Food Science & Technology 
Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT)
Nairobi, 
Kenya.
 
Dr. Pablo Marco Veras Peixoto 
University of New York
NYU College of Dentistry 
New York, NY
USA.
 
Prof. T. E. Cloete 
Department of Microbiology and Plant Pathology 
University of Pretoria 
Pretoria, 
South Africa.
 
Prof. Djamel Saidi
Laboratoire de Physiologie de la Nutrition et de Sécurité 
Alimentaire Département de Biologie
Faculté des Sciences 
Université d’Oran 
Algeria.
 
Dr. Ulises Urzúa
Faculty of Medicine, 
University of Chile
Santiago, 
Chile.
 
Dr. Aritua Valentine
National Agricultural Biotechnology Center
Kawanda Agricultural Research Institute (KARI)
Kampala, 
Uganda.
 
Prof. Viroj Wiwanitkit
Department of Laboratory Medicine 
Faculty of Medicine 
Chulalongkorn University 
Bangkok, 
Thailand.
 
Dr. Thomas Silou
University of Brazzaville
Congo.
 
Prof. Burtram Clinton Fielding
University of the Western Cape
Western Cape, 
South Africa.
 
Dr. Meltem Sesli
College of Tobacco Expertise 
Celal Bayar University 
Manisa, 
Turkey.
 
Dr. Idress Hamad Attitalla
Omar El-Mukhtar University
Faculty of Science, 
Botany Department
El-Beida,
Libya.
 
Dr. Linga R. Gutha
Washington State University
Prosser, WA
USA.
 
Dr. Vipul Gohel
DuPont Industrial Biosciences
Danisco (India) Pvt Ltd
Haryana
India.
 
Dr. Sang-Han Lee
Department of Food Science & Biotechnology 
Kyungpook National University 
Daegu,
Korea.
 
Dr. Bhaskar Dutta
Biotechnology High Performance Computing Software Applications Institute (BHSAI)
U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command
Frederick, MD
USA.
 
Dr. Muhammad Akram
Faculty of Eastern Medicine and Surgery 
Hamdard Al-Majeed College of Eastern Medicine
Hamdard University 
Karachi.
 
Dr. M. Muruganandam
Department of Biotechnology
St. Michael College of Engineering & Technology
Kalayarkoil,
India.
 
Dr. Gökhan Aydin
Suleyman Demirel University
Atabey Vocational School
Isparta
Türkiye.
 
Dr. Rajib Roychowdhury
Centre for Biotechnology (CBT) 
Visva Bharati,
India.
 
Dr. Takuji Ohyama
Faculty of Agriculture 
Niigata University
Niigata,
Japan.
 
Dr. Mehdi Vasfi Marandi
University of Tehran 
Iran.
 
Dr. Fügen Durlu-Özkaya
Gazi Üniversity 
Dept. of Gastronomy and Culinary Art
Ankara,
Turkey.
 
Dr. Reza Yari
Islamic Azad University 
Tehran,
Iran.
 
Dr. Zahra Tahmasebi Fard
Islamic Azad University
Tehran,
Iran.
 
Dr Ping Zheng
Zhejiang University 
Hangzhou 
China.
 
Dr. Kgomotso P. Sibeko
University of Pretoria
South Africa.
 
Dr. Greg Spear
Rush University Medical Center
Chicago, IL
USA.
 
Prof. Pilar Morata
University of Malaga
Malaga,
Spain.
 
Dr. Jian Wu
Harbin Medical University
China.
 
Dr. Hsiu-Chi Cheng
National Cheng Kung University and Hospital
Taiwan. (R.O.C.)
 
Prof. Pavel Kalac
University of South Bohemia 
Czech Republic
 
Dr Kürsat Korkmaz
Ordu University
Faculty of Agriculture
Department of Soil Science and Plant nutrition
Ordu,
Turkey.
 
Dr. Shuyang Yu
Department of Microbiology 
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 
USA.
 
Dr. Mousavi Khaneghah
College of Applied Science and Technology
Department of Applied Food Science
Tehran,
Iran.
 
Dr. Qing Zhou
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Oregon Health and Sciences University Portland
Portland, OR
USA.
 
Dr. Legesse Adane Bahiru
Department of Chemistry 
Jimma University
Ethiopia.
 
Dr. James John
School of Life Sciences 
Pondicherry University 
Kalapet,
India.
 
Dr. Ramesh B Narasingappa
Division of Biotechnology 
University of Agricultural Sciences (UAS)
Agricultural College 
Bangalore,
India.                                 
 
Dr. Prabhat Kumar Singhal
Center for Computational and Integrative Biology (CCIB) 
Department of Genetic
Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School
USA.
 
Dr. Muruganantham Mookkan
Division of Plant Sciences  
University of Missouri 
Columbia, 
USA.
 
Dr. Lixia Zhao
Cell and Molecular Physiology
Loyola University Medical Center
USA.
 
Dr. Elsayed Ziedan
National Research Centre 
Plant Pathology Department
Dokki,
Egypt.
 
Prof. Hazim Jabbar Al-Daraji
University of Baghdad 
College of Agriculture 
Baghdad, 
Iraq.
 
Dr. Vijay Kumar Garlapati
Department of Biotechnology and Bioinformatics
Jaypee University of Information Technology
Waknaghat,
India.
 
Dr. Harsh Kavi
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Bronx, NY
USA.
 
Dr. Berhanu Abraha
Biology Department
Bahir Dar Univesity
Ethiopia.
 
Dr. Fazal Shirazi
Infectious Disease Department
The University of Texas 
MD. Anderson Cancer Center
USA.
 
Dr. Yi Zhu
Internal Medicine Deparment
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas,
USA.
 
Dr. Wen-Li Du
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Bethesda,
USA.
 
Dr. Lei Wang
Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research
Dept. of Pharmacology
Bad Nauheim,
Germany.
 
Dr. Shrawan Mishra
The Hormel Institute 
University of Minnesota
Austin, MN 
USA.
 
Dr. Dipnarayan Saha
Biotechnology Unit, Division of Crop Improvement
Central Research Institute for Jute and Allied Fibres
(Indian Council of Agricultural Research)
Barrackpore, 
India.
 
Dr. Imad Hadi
Babylon University 
Faculty of Science
Biotechnology Department
Iraq.
 
Dr. Vincenzo Tufarelli
Department of Emergency and Organ Transplant (DETO) 
Section of Veterinary Science and Animal Production 
University of Bari “Aldo Moro” 
Italy.
 
Dr. Carmelo Peter Bonsignore
Department PAU – Laboratorio di Entomologia ed Ecologia Applicata 
Mediterranean University of Reggio Calabria 
Italy.
 
Dr. Christophe Brugidou
Research Institute for Development (IRD) Center 
France.
 
Dr. Preejith Vachali
School of Medicine 
University of Utah 
USA.
 
Dr. Balabhadrapatruni V.S.K. Chakravarthi
Michigan Center for Translational Pathology 
Dept of Pathology 
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor,
USA.
 
Dr. Srećko  Trifunović
Department of Chemistry 
Faculty of Science 
University of Kragujevac 
Serbia.
 
Dr. Huda El-Sheshtawy
Biotechnological Application lab., Process, Design and Development 
Egyptian Petroleum Research Institute (EPRI) 
Cairo,
Egypt.
 
Dr. Sekhar Kambakam
Department of Agronomy
Iowa State University 
USA.
 
Dr. Desobgo Zangue Steve Carly
Food Processing and Quality Control 
University Institute of Technology 
(University of Ngaoundere) 
Cameroon.
 
Dr. Girish Kamble
Botany Department
SRRL Science College Morshi 
India.
 
Dr. Zhiguo  Li
School of Chemical Engineering 
University of Birmingham 
UK.
 
Dr. Alok  Pandey
Pharmacology and Physiology
New Jersey Medical School 
Rutgers University, 
USA.
 
Dr. Ajit Waman
Division of Horticulture and Forestry 
ICAR- Central Island Agricultural Research Institute 
Port Blair, 
India.
 
Dr. Bidyut Saha
Chemistry Department 
Burdwan University 
WB, 
India.
 
Dr. Karthik Rajendran
Department of Resource Recovery 
University of Boras 
Sweden.
 
Dr. Rachana Bhatt
New Jersey Institute of Technology
Newark, NJ,
USA.
 
Dr. Ashraf El-Kereamy
Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR)
University of California, 
USA.
 
Dr. Ram Prasad
Amity Institute of Microbial Technology
Amity University
India.
 
Dr. Vijay Kumar Eedunuri
Department of Cellular And Structural Biology 
UT health Science Center 
San Antonio, 
USA.
 
Dr. Mahmoud Mohammed
Department of Food Hygiene 
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine 
Mansoura University 
Egypt.
 
Dr. K.V. Madhusudhan
Botany Department
Government College 
Kurnool,
India.
 
Prof. Naziha  Hassanein
Department of Microbiology
Faculty of Science
Ain Shams University
Egypt.
 
Dr. Shashi Kumar
Synthetic Biology and Biofuels 
Institution International Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology
India.
 
Dr. S. Ahmed John
Department of Botany
Jamal Mohamed College (autonomous)
Tiruchirappalli,
India.
 
Dr. Jitendra Kumar Saini
Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. 
Research & Development Centre
Faridabad, 
India.
 
Dr. Yong Yu    
Huffington Center on Aging
Baylor College of Medicine
USA.
 
Dr. Süleyman Korkut
Forest Industry Engineering
Faculty of Forestry
Duzce University
Turkey.
 
 
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