Department of Life and Consumer Sciences

Dr OS Soyingbe

College of Agriculture & Environmental Sciences
School of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Department: Life and Consumer Sciences
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
E-mail: soyinos@unisa.ac.za

Qualifications

  • PhD. Biochemistry University of Zululand (2014).
  • Research interests
  • Phytomedicine, screening medicinal plants for anti-cancer properties and new drug discovery

Journal articles

  • Foluso O. Osunsanmi, Oluwagbemiga S. Soyingbe, Idiat B. Ogunyinka, Rebamang A. Mosa, Monisola I. Ikhile, Catherine J. Ngila, Francis O. Shode and Andy R. Opoku.Antiplatelet aggregation and cytotoxic activity of betulinic acid and its acetyl derivative from Melaleuca bracteata. Journal of Medicinal Plants Research. Vol 9(22), pp 647-654 Doi: 10.5897/JMPR2015.5826.
  • Soyingbe Oluwagbemiga Sewanu, Myeni Cebile Bongekile, Osunsanmi Oluwagbemiga Folusho, Lawal Oladipupo Adejumobi  and Opoku Andrew Rowland. (2015). Antimicrobial and efflux pumps inhibitory activities of Eucalyptus grandis essential oil against respiratory tract infectious bacteria. Journal of Medicinal Plants Research, Vol 9 (10), pp 342-348 Doi: 10.5897/JMPR2015.5652
  • Soyingbe O.S, A. O. Oyedeji, A. K. Basson, M. Singh and A. R. Opoku. (2013). Chemical composition, antimicrobial and antioxidant properties of the essential oils of Tulbaghia violacea Harv L.F. African Journal of Microbiology Research. Vol. 7 (18), pp. 1787-1793 DOI: 10.5897/ AJMR12.1156.
  • Oluwagbemiga Sewanu Soyingbe, Adebola Oyedeji, Albert Kortze Basson, Andy Rowland Opoku. (2013). The Essential Oil of Eucalyptus grandis W. Hill ex Maiden Inhibits Microbial Growth by Inducing Membrane Damage. Chinese Medicine, 4, 7-14. doi:10.4236/cm.2013.41002.

Paper presentations

Conference presentations

  • Oluwagbemiga Sewanu Soyingbe, Funanani Takalani, Andrew Roland Opoku and Abidemi Paul Kappo. Anti-bacterial activity of methanolic and dicloromethane extracts of Sarcophyte sanguinea Sparrm. subsp. Sanguinea. The 41st Annual Congress of the South African Association of Botanists held at the University of Venda, 11-15 January, 2015.
  • F.O. Osunsanmi, O.S. Soyingbe, E.A. Shode and A.R. Opoku. Antiplatelet Aggregation activity of Betulinic acid, Oleanolic acid, Maslinic acid and derivaties. The 41st Annual Congress of the South African Association of Botanists held at the University of Venda, 11-15 January, 2015.
  • O.S. Soyingbe., Myeni C.B., Opoku A.R Osunsamni F.O. Mahlobo B.P. Comparative study of the essential oils from the fresh and dry leaves of Eucalyptus grandis W. Hill ex Maiden on asthma and cough. 9th Annual Faculty of Science and Agriculture Research Symposium, University of Zululand. October 2015
  • Soyingbe O.S, Myeni C.B. and Opoku A.R. Anti-asthma and anti-cough activity of the essential oils from the fresh and dry leaves of  Eucalyptus grandis W. Hill ex Maiden. 45th International Symposium of Essential oils (ISEO  2014), Eskisehir Anadolu University and Instanbul University Faculty of Pharmacy. September 7- 10 2014.
  • O.S. Soyingbe, A.O. Oyedeji, A.K Basson, M. Singh and A.R. Opoku  The chemical composition, antimicrobial and antioxidant properties of the essential oils of Tulbaghia violacea Harv and Eucalyptus grandis W.Hill ex Maiden. 6th Annual Faculty of Science and Agriculture Research Symposium, University of Zululand.  September 2012
  • O.S. Soyingbe, A.O. Oyedeji, A.K Basson, M. Singh and A.R. Opoku  The chemical composition, antimicrobial and antioxidant properties of the essential oils of Tulbaghia violacea Harv and Eucalyptus grandis W.Hill ex Maiden. SAAB Symposium, 15-19 January 2012. Pretoria, S.A