Genomes and Genes


Sunny O Abarikwu



  1. Abarikwu S, Pant A, Farombi E. Dietary antioxidant, quercetin, protects sertoli-germ cell coculture from atrazine-induced oxidative damage. J Biochem Mol Toxicol. 2012;26:477-85 pubmed publisher
    ..QT has protective effect against ATZ-induced oxidative stress through a reduction in ROS levels and lipid peroxidation. ..
  2. Abarikwu S, Pant A, Farombi E. 4-Hydroxynonenal induces mitochondrial-mediated apoptosis and oxidative stress in SH-SY5Y human neuronal cells. Basic Clin Pharmacol Toxicol. 2012;110:441-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Oxidative stress may be involved in the initial priming of SH-SY5Y cells to 4-HNE-induced cytotoxicity in vitro...
  3. Abarikwu S, Iserhienrhien B, Badejo T. Rutin- and selenium-attenuated cadmium-induced testicular pathophysiology in rats. Hum Exp Toxicol. 2013;32:395-406 pubmed publisher
    ..These results suggest that both RUT and Se do not have synergistic role against Cd-induced testicular injury. ..
  4. Abarikwu S. 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 transcription factors, ERK1/2, NF-?B, p38, Akt, p-c-JUN and JNK. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2014;1840:2373-81 pubmed publisher
    ..Kolaviron (Kol-v), an important component of Garcinia kola seed has a variety of biologic activities, including anti-inflammatory properties...