Julius Oben

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Publications

  1. pmc The use of a Cissus quadrangularis formulation in the management of weight loss and metabolic syndrome
    Julius Oben
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Yaounde I, Yaounde, Cameroon
    Lipids Health Dis 5:24. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Antioxidant capacity of some herbs/spices from cameroon: a comparative study of two methods
    Gabriel A Agbor
    Department of Chemistry, University of Scranton, Scranton, Pennsylvania 18510, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 53:6819-24. 2005
  3. pmc Protective effects of stem bark of Harungana madgascariensis on the red blood cell membrane
    Prosper Cabral Nya Biapa
    Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Sciences, University of Dschang, Dschang, Cameroon
    BMC Complement Altern Med 13:98. 2013
  4. pmc The effect of Irvingia gabonensis seeds on body weight and blood lipids of obese subjects in Cameroon
    Judith L Ngondi
    Nutrition, HIV and Health Research Unit, Department of Biochemistry, P O Box 812, Faculty of Science, University of Yaounde I, Cameroon
    Lipids Health Dis 4:12. 2005
  5. pmc The use of LeptiCore in reducing fat gain and managing weight loss in patients with metabolic syndrome
    Dieudonne Kuate
    Laboratory of Nutrition and Nutritional Biochemistry, Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, BP 8418, University of Yaounde 1, Yaounde, Cameroon
    Lipids Health Dis 9:20. 2010
  6. pmc IGOB131, a novel seed extract of the West African plant Irvingia gabonensis, significantly reduces body weight and improves metabolic parameters in overweight humans in a randomized double-blind placebo controlled investigation
    Judith L Ngondi
    Laboratory of Nutrition and Nutritional Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Yaounde I, Yaounde, Cameroon
    Lipids Health Dis 8:7. 2009
  7. pmc Phellodendron and Citrus extracts benefit joint health in osteoarthritis patients: a pilot, double-blind, placebo-controlled study
    Julius Oben
    Laboratory of Nutrition and Nutritional Biochemistry, Department of Biochemistry, University of Yaounde I, Cameroon
    Nutr J 8:38. 2009
  8. pmc Inhibition of Irvingia gabonensis seed extract (OB131) on adipogenesis as mediated via down regulation of the PPARgamma and leptin genes and up-regulation of the adiponectin gene
    Julius E Oben
    Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, Laboratory of Nutrition and Nutritional Biochemistry, University of Yaounde I, Yaounde, Cameroon
    Lipids Health Dis 7:44. 2008
  9. pmc Phellodendron and Citrus extracts benefit cardiovascular health in osteoarthritis patients: a double-blind, placebo-controlled pilot study
    Julius Oben
    Laboratory of Nutrition and Nutritional Biochemistry, Department of Biochemistry, University of Yaounde I, Cameroon
    Nutr J 7:16. 2008
  10. pmc The effects of ProAlgaZyme novel algae infusion on metabolic syndrome and markers of cardiovascular health
    Julius Oben
    Laboratory of Nutrition and Nutritional Biochemistry, Department of Biochemistry, BP 812, University of Yaounde I, Yaounde, Cameroon
    Lipids Health Dis 6:20. 2007

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  1. pmc The use of a Cissus quadrangularis formulation in the management of weight loss and metabolic syndrome
    Julius Oben
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Yaounde I, Yaounde, Cameroon
    Lipids Health Dis 5:24. 2006
    ..The purpose of the present study was to investigate the use of a Cissus quadrangularis formulation in the management of metabolic syndrome, particularly weight loss and central obesity...
  2. ncbi request reprint Antioxidant capacity of some herbs/spices from cameroon: a comparative study of two methods
    Gabriel A Agbor
    Department of Chemistry, University of Scranton, Scranton, Pennsylvania 18510, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 53:6819-24. 2005
    ..Thus, the antioxidant capacity of plant samples determined by different methods should be interpreted with caution. However, irrespective of the assay method used, the samples were rich in antioxidants...
  3. pmc Protective effects of stem bark of Harungana madgascariensis on the red blood cell membrane
    Prosper Cabral Nya Biapa
    Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Sciences, University of Dschang, Dschang, Cameroon
    BMC Complement Altern Med 13:98. 2013
    ..In this study, the protective effect of Harungana madagascariensis on the RBCs' membrane physiology was investigated in vitro and in vivo...
  4. pmc The effect of Irvingia gabonensis seeds on body weight and blood lipids of obese subjects in Cameroon
    Judith L Ngondi
    Nutrition, HIV and Health Research Unit, Department of Biochemistry, P O Box 812, Faculty of Science, University of Yaounde I, Cameroon
    Lipids Health Dis 4:12. 2005
    ..On the other hand, the placebo group did not manifest any changes in blood lipid components. Irvingia gabonensis seed may find application in weight lose...
  5. pmc The use of LeptiCore in reducing fat gain and managing weight loss in patients with metabolic syndrome
    Dieudonne Kuate
    Laboratory of Nutrition and Nutritional Biochemistry, Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, BP 8418, University of Yaounde 1, Yaounde, Cameroon
    Lipids Health Dis 9:20. 2010
    ..This study evaluates the effect of Lepticore on bodyweight as well as parameters associated with obesity and metabolic syndrome...
  6. pmc IGOB131, a novel seed extract of the West African plant Irvingia gabonensis, significantly reduces body weight and improves metabolic parameters in overweight humans in a randomized double-blind placebo controlled investigation
    Judith L Ngondi
    Laboratory of Nutrition and Nutritional Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Yaounde I, Yaounde, Cameroon
    Lipids Health Dis 8:7. 2009
    ..This study was therefore aimed at evaluating the effects of IGOB131, an extract of Irvingia gabonensis, on body weight and associated metabolic parameters in overweight human volunteers...
  7. pmc Phellodendron and Citrus extracts benefit joint health in osteoarthritis patients: a pilot, double-blind, placebo-controlled study
    Julius Oben
    Laboratory of Nutrition and Nutritional Biochemistry, Department of Biochemistry, University of Yaounde I, Cameroon
    Nutr J 8:38. 2009
    ..The objective of this clinical study was to assess the potential benefit of a dietary supplement, NP 06-1, on joint health in overweight and normal weight adults diagnosed with osteoarthritis...
  8. pmc Inhibition of Irvingia gabonensis seed extract (OB131) on adipogenesis as mediated via down regulation of the PPARgamma and leptin genes and up-regulation of the adiponectin gene
    Julius E Oben
    Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, Laboratory of Nutrition and Nutritional Biochemistry, University of Yaounde I, Yaounde, Cameroon
    Lipids Health Dis 7:44. 2008
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  9. pmc Phellodendron and Citrus extracts benefit cardiovascular health in osteoarthritis patients: a double-blind, placebo-controlled pilot study
    Julius Oben
    Laboratory of Nutrition and Nutritional Biochemistry, Department of Biochemistry, University of Yaounde I, Cameroon
    Nutr J 7:16. 2008
    ..The objective of this clinical study was to assess the potential benefit of a dietary supplement, NP 06-1, on cardiovascular protective properties in overweight and normal weight adults diagnosed with osteoarthritis of the knee...
  10. pmc The effects of ProAlgaZyme novel algae infusion on metabolic syndrome and markers of cardiovascular health
    Julius Oben
    Laboratory of Nutrition and Nutritional Biochemistry, Department of Biochemistry, BP 812, University of Yaounde I, Yaounde, Cameroon
    Lipids Health Dis 6:20. 2007
    ..Blood sampling and anthropometric measurements were taken at the beginning of the study period and after 4, 8 and 10 weeks of treatment. Eight participants did not complete the study...
  11. pmc The effect of Cissus quadrangularis (CQR-300) and a Cissus formulation (CORE) on obesity and obesity-induced oxidative stress
    Julius E Oben
    Laboratory of Nutrition and Nutritional Biochemistry, Department of Biochemistry, University of Yaounde I, Yaounde, Cameroon
    Lipids Health Dis 6:4. 2007
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  12. pmc The use of a Cissus quadrangularis/Irvingia gabonensis combination in the management of weight loss: a double-blind placebo-controlled study
    Julius E Oben
    Laboratory of Nutrition and Nutritional Biochemistry, Department of Biochemistry, B, P, 812, University of Yaounde 1, Yaounde, Cameroon
    Lipids Health Dis 7:12. 2008
    ..To evaluate the effects of two formulations, Cissus quadrangularis-only and a Cissus quadrangularis/Irvingia gabonensis combination, on weight loss in overweight and obese human subjects...
  13. ncbi request reprint Effects of sodium bicarbonate and albumin on the in vitro water-holding capacity and some physiological properties of Trigonella foenum graecum L. galactomannan in rats
    William Dakam
    Laboratory of Nutrition and Nutritional Biochemistry, Department of Biochemistry, University of Yaounde I, Yaounde, Cameroon
    J Med Food 10:169-74. 2007
    ..This finding could have applications in the areas of human obesity, weight loss, and the control of blood lipids...
  14. ncbi request reprint Medicinal plants can be good source of antioxidants: case study in Cameroon
    Gabriel A Agbor
    Centre of Research on Medicinal Plants and Traditional Medicine, Institute of Medical Research and Medicinal Plants Studies, P O Box 6163, Yaounde, Cameroon
    Pak J Biol Sci 10:537-44. 2007
    ..All the plants show some antioxidant activity irrespective of the method used. The phytochemical studies revealed the presents of important bioactive constituents with antioxidant activity that may have some medicinal properties...
  15. ncbi request reprint In vitro antioxidant activity of three Piper species
    Gabriel A Agbor
    Department of Chemistry, University of Scranton, Scranton, PA, 18510, USA
    J Herb Pharmacother 7:49-64. 2007
    ..4-0.6 reducing power and an 88.3-93.9% metal chelating activity at a dose level of 8 mg/ml of extract. Thus, these Piper species can play a role in the modulation of free radical induced disorders...