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Dr. Rumbidzai Mangoyi


DPhil (2016) – University of Zimbabwe BSc (2008) – University of Zimbabwe

Academic Appointments:

Senior Lecturer

Research Interests:


Faculty: Science
Department: Biotechnology and Biochemistry
Research Category: Biochemistry

Phone: +263242303211

1. Dzambi, I., & Mangoyi, R. (2020). The effects of Psidium guajava leaf extract on the production of cellulases and glucose oxidases by Aspergillus niger. GSC Advanced Research and Reviews, 5(2), 118-122.
2. Mwale, C., Makunike, K. N., & Mangoyi, R. (2020). Antibacterial Activity of Melia azedarach Leaves against Salmonella typhi and Streptococcus pneumoniae. International Annals of Science, 8(1), 47-53.
3. Chitopoa,W. Muchachaa, I and Mangoyi, R.(2019), Evaluation of the Antimicrobial Activity of Erythrina abyssinica Leaf Extract Journal of Microbial & Biochemical Technology 413: 43-46
4. Zharare, T., & Mangoyi, R. (2020). Isolation and Activity Determination of Enzyme Phosphatase Secreted by Aspergillus niger. International Annals of Science, 9(1), 41-45.
5. Mutasa T., Mangoyi R., and Mukanganyama S (2015), The effects of Combretumzeyheri Leaf Extract on Ergosterol Synthesis in Candida albicans, Journal of Herbs, Spices and Medicinal Plants, 21: 211-217.
6. Mangoyi R., Mudiwo J., and Mukanganyama S., (2015), Isolation and characterization of an antifungal compound 5-hydroxy-7,4-dimethoxyflavone from Combretumzeyheri, BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 15:405.
7. Masengu C., Zimba F., Mangoyi R., and Mukanganyama S. (2014), Inhibitory Activity of Combretumzeyheri and its metabolites against Escherichia coli, Bacillus subtilis and Candida albicans, Journal of Microbial and Biochemical Technology, 6: 1-8.
8. Mangoyi R., Chitemerere T., Chimponda T., Chirisa E and Mukanganyama S (2014), Multiple Anti- Infective Properties of Selected Plant Species from Zimbabwe, John Wiley and Sons, 14
9. Mangoyi R., Mafukidze W., Marobela K., and Mukanganyama S (2012), Antifungal Activities and Preliminary Phytochemical Investigation of Combretum Species from Zimbabwe,Journal of Microbial and Biochemical Technology, 2
10. Mangoyi R., and Mukanganyama S. (2011) In vitro antifungal activities of some selected plants from Zimbabwe against Candida albicans and Candida krusei, The African Journal of Plant Science and Biotechnology
11. Mangoyi R., Hayeshi R., Ngadjui B., Ngandeu F., Bezabih M.,Abegaz B., Razafemahefa S., Rasanaivo P., and Mukanganyama S., (2010), Journal of Enzyme Inhibition and Medicinal Chemistry, 25
12. Mangoyi, R., & Mukanganyama, S. (2009). In vitro antifungal activities of crude extracts and purified compounds from selected plants in Zimbabwe against Candida albicans and Candida krusei. Marakech, Morocco, April, 20-25.

Patented Work:

Grants & Funding (current and Past projects):

Awards & Achievements:

SMBBM Awards for Young Researchers (2009)- Marakech, Morocco

Consultancy and advisory work (current and past):

Honorary advisory international editorial board for Bioscience Biotechnology Research Communications Journal

Supervision information (MPhil, DPhil, etc.):

Professional membership, Committees, Boards:

Biochemistry and molecular biology society of Zimbabwe executive board member

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