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Adediwura Fred-Jaiyesimi

Country of origin: Nigeria Currently in: Nigeria, Ago-Iwoye General field of specialization: Biological Systems and Organisms
OWSD Award
Academic Background


2007 Doctorate Biological Systems and Organisms
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Biological Systems and Organisms

Ethnobotanical surveys, antidiabetic activities of plants, toxicological effects of medicinal plants and structural elucidation of active compounds


Nigeria Society of Pharmacognosy
Prizes, Grants and Awards

OWSD Awards

Feb 2013
OWSD-Elsevier Foundation Award for Early Career Women Scientists
For her work on the medicinal uses of plants, particularly her research on antidiabetic properties of plants including the hypoglycaemic and a-amylase-inhibitory activities of the extracts of two local plant species.

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