Staff Profile

/Mr Michael Bhebhe

Mr Michael Bhebhe

Laboratory Technician


Qualifications

  • B.Sc. (Hons) Biochemistry (University of Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe)
  • Certificate in Project Management (University of Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe)

Research Interests

  • Phytochemistry and Toxicology

Publications & Conference Proceedings                            

  1. Bhebhe,M., Chipurura, B. and Muchuweti, M., (2015) Determination and comparison of total phenolic content and antioxidant activity of Zimbabwean Indigenous herbal teas  with  Aspalathus linearis (Rooibos™), South African Journal of Botany, 100, 213-218
  2. Bhebhe, M., Füller, T.N., Chipurura, B. and Muchuweti, M., 2016. Effect of solvent type on total phenolic content and free radical scavenging activity of black tea and herbal infusions.Food Analytical Methods9(4), pp.1060-1067.
  3. Chitindingu, K., Chitindingu, J. J., Benhura, M. A., Marume, A., Mutingwende, I., Bhebhe, M. and Muchuweti, M. (2012). Antioxidant capacity of bioactive compounds extracted from selected wild and domesticated cereals of Zimbabwe.African Journal of Biochemistry Research6(5), 62-68
  4. Muchuweti, M., Bhebhe, M.,Chitindingu, K., Kasiyamhuru., Chipurura, B., (2013)   Determination of Profiles, Antioxidant Activity and Quantity of Phenolic Compounds in Bambara Nut (Vigna subterranea) Varieties Found in Zimbabwe, African Journal of Biotechnology
  5. Chakuma, N., Chipurura, B., Muchuweti, M., Chitindingu, K., Bhebhe, M., and Chagonda, L. (2015). Total Phenolic Content, Free Radical Scavenging and Antioxidant Potential of Lannea discolor (Sond.) Engl Bark and Root Extracts.Journal of Biologically Active Products from Nature,5(1), 71-77.
  6. Bhebhe, M., Chipurura B. and Muchuweti M.,(2015) Effect of solvent type on total phenolic content and free radical scavenging activity of black tea and herbal infusions, Food Analytical Methods, In press
  7. My research work published in national news paper the Herald 10 July 2015 http://www.herald.co.zw/uz-scientists-make-herbal-tea-discovery/
  8. Research work published in the University of Zimbabwe website http://www.uz.ac.zw/index.php/students-newws/1576-uz-shines-at-pan-african-chemistry-network-congress

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