Oparaji Emeka Henry

FNAS, Natural and applied sciences, State University of Medical and Applied sciences








I’m Emeka Henry a staff of department of biochemistry, State University of Medical and Applied sciences Igbo Eno Enugu state. I have doctorate in industrial biochemistry and biotechnology with research expertise in fermentation technology, environmental biochemistryand enzymes engineering. Born on 13th September; an astute Catholic and strong Marian devotee. I enjoy scientific research and find soccer, singing very pleasurable.


B.Sc in Biochemistry
University of Nigeria Nsukka

M.Sc in Biochemistry
University of Nigeria Nsukka

PhD in Biochemistry
University of Nigeria Nsukka

Publications and Peer-reviewed Articles

Oparaji, EH., Okwuenu, PC, Onosakponome, I., Eze, S.O.O and Chilaka FC.(2022).
Purification and enzymatic properties of β-galactosidase from L.bacillus acidophilus from dairy industrial waste water. Journal of enzyme engineering, Vol. 1: 16-38. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.23977/enzyme.2022.010102.

Oparaji, EH., Ezeugwu, AL., Ezike, TC., Eze, S.O.O and Chilaka FC.(2022).
Production of β-galactosidase from a Lactobacillus sp. (Elsevier) Scientific African. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/s246822762200309x#.

Oparaji, EH. (2022). Molecular Screening and Identification of Lactobacillus acidophilus Producing β-Galactosidase. Journal of enzyme engineering. DOI: 10.23977/enzyme.2022.010101

Ezenwelu, Chijioke O., Aribodor, O.B., Ezeonyejiaku, C.D., Okafor, S.I. and *Oparaji, E.H. (2022). Assessment of Physicochemical Properties and Microbial Loading Index of Soil Samples from Mgbuka Market, Anambra State. Journal of environmental and pollution management.
ISSN: 2639-7269 DOI: 10.18875

Ezenwelu, Chijioke O., Oladejo Afeez, A., Udemezue, Onyeka, I., Edeh, Blessing, I., and *Oparaji, E.H. (2022). Optimization of Culture Conditions for Production of Lipase from Aspergillus sp. Advances in enzyme research.

Oparaji EH, Nweze EJ, Agbo KU, Arinzechukwu EO, Anosike JC and Arazu AV
Estimations of Polycyclic Aliphatic Hydrocarbon and Total Petroleum Hydrocarbon in Aquatic Faunas Found in Foccardos Terminal River in Port Harcourt, Rivers State (2017). Journal of Environmental & Analytical Toxicology, 7:6 DOI: 10.4172/2161-0525.1000519.

Okwuenu, P.C., Onosakponeme, I. and Oparaji E.H. Production of Glucose Isomerase from Streptomyce roseiscleroticus. Journal of Advances in Microbiology. Doi 10.9734/jamb/2021/v21i1030396.

Okwuenu, P.C., Oparaji E.H. Onosakponeme, I. Thermostability studies of Glucose Isomerase from Streptomyce roseiscleroticus. Journal of Thermodynamics and Catalysis. ISSN:2157-7544.

Ugoh Ikenna, Nwuche K, Onu C Oparaji Emeka H* and Monanu M. (2021)
Estimation of Heavy Metals and Polycyclic Aromatic Heavy Metals in Harvested Plantains from Bodo, Rivers State. Environmental & Analytical Toxicology, Volume 11:6.

Nworie, Martin, B., Christian, I. Okonta, Okpanachi N. Oyibo, Emmanuel, I. Onyedinma, and *Oparaji H. Emeka. (2022). Microbial Quality and Assessment of Dynamism of Physiologic Factors on Selected Physicochemical Properties of Waste Water”. European Journal of Applied Sciences 10, no. 2: 137–146. https://journals.scholarpublishing.org/index.php/AIVP/article/view/11945.

Ferdinand U. Paschaline, Onyeocha O. Ignatius, Ezeji E. Uchechukwu, Ukwandu C.D. Nnamdi, Engwa A. Godwill and Oparaji E. Henry. Production and Characterization of Hydrocarbon Degrading Peroxidase from Rhizopus and Saccharomyces Species. American Journal of Biochemistry and Biotechnology. DOI: 10.3844/ajbbsp.2019.218.229

Omogo, S.E., Oparaji, E.H., Edeji, F.U (2021). Effect of feed additive supplementation on growth performance. Intestinal microflora and nutrient digestibility study of broiler chicken. American Journal of Applied Science.

Anikwe, FU, Okenwa, E. and Oparaji EH*. (2022). Estimation of effect of benzodiazapems on serum electrolytes. Journal of pharmacological reports.

Oparaji, EH., Okwuenu, PC, Onosakponome, I., Eze, S.O.O and Chilaka FC.(2022).
Spectra analysis of chitosan from shells of Achatina sp. produced under different conditions. Accepted to be published. Heylion.

Ezenwelu , C.,O and Oparaji, E.H (2022). Properties of lipase from Aspergillus sp. ISBN-10: 6204982745. LAMBERT publishers.


Faculty of Natural and Applied Sciences

Department of Biochemistry

Knowledge Areas

Bioinformatics, protein productions and simulations, toxicology modelling and validation of ecology significance