Mapping of Global 100 Top-cited Articles on Moringa oleifera Lam. from Documents Indexed in Web of Sciences Database

http://www.doi.org/10.26538/tjnpr/v6i11.6

Authors

  • Abdelaziz A. I Arbab Biomedical Research Institute, Darfur College, Nyala, Sudan
  • Taha H. Musa Biomedical Research Institute, Darfur College, Nyala, Sudan
  • Hassan H. Musa Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medical Laboratory Sciences, University of Khartoum, Sudan
  • Amer A. Idris Biomedical Research Institute, Darfur College, Nyala, Sudan
  • Elhady A. M. Omer Department of Animal breeding and Genetics, Collage of Animal Production, University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan
  • Olayinka K. Oderinde Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Natural and Applied Sciences, Lead City University, Ibadan, Nigeria 6Department of Sociology, School of Public Administration, Hohai University, Nanjing, China
  • Yinka T. Akintunde Department of Sociology, School of Public Administration, Hohai University, Nanjing, China

Keywords:

Web of Science Core Collection, H-index, Citations, Bibliometric analysis, Moringa oleifera

Abstract

Bibliometric analysis is an important tool used for unraveling and mapping the cumulative
scientific knowledge and evolutionary nuances of established domains by logically interpreting
vast amounts of unstructured data. A lot has been done in various fields, however, no
bibliometric report is yet made on Moringa oleifera. M. oleifera Lam is a multi-purpose herbal
plant that has been traditionally used for thousands of years as human food as well as an
alternative for medicinal purposes, with numerous health benefits. This study was designed to
map the most frequently cited articles reported on Moringa oleifera using bibliometric
characteristics while also highlighting the most significant evidence collected in the field over
the years. The 100 most cited reports were retrieved from the Web of Science Core Collection
database, and were reportedly published between 1980 and 2021 in 56 peer reviewed journals
with 15, 300 total citations at an average of 153 times. Water Research Journal is the mostpublished journal, while India is the most productive country with 18 articles. Also, The
University of Agriculture Faisalabad is ranked as the number one institution with seven articles,
while Anwar F. from Pakistan made the most contributions, with seven (7) published articles.
Moreover, thematic map analytics showing the analysis of the top 250 words revealed that the
research direction was Moringa oleifera research. These findings provide useful insights in the
field of Moringa oleifera for scientific communities on historical and most influential
publications, research direction, the most productive country, author‟s productivity and future
collaborations to identify the most hotspot research paths in the future.
Keywords: 

Author Biography

Abdelaziz A. I Arbab, Biomedical Research Institute, Darfur College, Nyala, Sudan

College of Animal Science and Technology, Yangzhou University. Key Laboratory for Animal Genetics, Breeding, Reproduction and Molecular Design of Jiangsu Province, Yangzhou, 225009, China

References

Anwar F, Latif S, Ashraf M, Gilani AH. Moringa oleifera: A food plant with multiple medicinal uses. Phyther Res 2007; 21(1):17−25.

Chinma CE, Abu JO, Akoma SN. Effect of Germinated Tigernut and Moringa Flour Blends on the Quality of Wheat-Based Bread. J Food Process Preserv 2012;38(2):721−727.

Zainab B, Ayaz Z, Alwahibi MS, Khan S, Rizwana H, Soliman DW, Alawaad A, Abbasi AM. In-silico elucidation of Moringa oleifera phytochemicals against diabetes mellitus. Saudi J Biol Sci. 2020; 27(9):2299–307.

Watanabe S, Okoshi H, Yamabe S, Shimada M. Moringa oleifera Lam. in Diabetes Mellitus: A Systematic Review and MetaAnalysis. Molecules 2021; 26(12):3513.

Sparman A. A Combination of Moringa oleifera, Bryophyllum pinnatum and Vitamin C in the Management of Key Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease. Nat Prod Chem Res. 2017; 05(05):276.

Effect of Aerobic Training and Moringa Oleifera on Dyslipidemia and Cardiac Endurance. Case Med Res 2019.

Tiloke C, Phulukdaree A, Chuturgoon AA. The antiproliferative effect of Moringa oleifera crude aqueous leaf extract on cancerous human alveolar epithelial cells. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2013; 13(1):226.

Oyeyinka AT and Oyeyinka SA. Moringa oleifera as a food fortificant: Recent trends and prospects. J Saudi Soc Agric Sci. 2018; 17(2):127–36.

El-Gammal R, Abdel-Aziz M, Darwish M. Utilization of Aqueous Extract of Moringa oleifera for Production of Functional Yogurt. J Food Dairy ci. 2017; 8(1):45–53.

Lalas S and Tsaknis J. Characterization of Moringa oleifera Seed Oil Variety “Periyakulam 1.” J Food Compos Anal. 2002; 15(1):65–77.

Saini RK, Sivanesan I, Keum Y-SS. Phytochemicals of Moringa oleifera: a review of their nutritional, therapeutic and industrial significance. 3 Biotech. 2016; 6(2):203.

Potestà M, Roglia V, Fanelli M, Pietrobono E, Gismondi A, Vumbaca S, Tsangueu Nguedia RG, Canini A, Colizzi V, Grelli S, Minutolo A, Montesano C. Effect of microvesicles from Moringa oleifera containing miRNA on proliferation and apoptosis in tumor cell lines. Cell Death Discov. 2020; 6(1):43.

Arif M, Yustisia I, Padlianah. The combination from ethanol extract of moringa leaves (Moringa oleifera L.) and ethanol extract of papaya leaves (Carica papaya L.) slows the tumor growth in sprague dawley rats induced 7,12- dimethylbenz(a)anthracene. Med Clínica Práctica. 2020;

:100100.

Arora S and Arora S. Nutritional significance and therapeutic potential of Moringa oleifera : The wonder plant. J Food Biochem. 2021; 45(10):e13933.

Khan A, Tahir M, Alhidary I, Abdelrahman M, Swelum AA, Khan RU. Role of dietary Moringa oleifera leaf extract on productive parameters, humoral immunity and lipid peroxidation in broiler chicks. Anim Biotechnol. 2021; 1–6.

Biswas D, Nandy S, Mukherjee A, Pandey DK, Dey A. Moringa oleifera Lam. and derived phytochemicals as promising antiviral agents: A review. South African J Bot. 2020; 129:272–82.

Tiloke C, Anand K, Gengan RM, Chuturgoon AA. Moringa oleifera and their phytonanoparticles: Potential antiproliferative agents against cancer. Biomed Pharmacother. 2018; 108:457–66.

Sahruddin NA, Sun Z, Rosdi NA, Warrier S, Thilakavathy K. Integrative Network Pharmacology of Moringa oleifera Combined with Gemcitabine against Pancreatic Cancer. Processes. 2021; 9(10):1742.

Al_husnan LA and Alkahtani MDF. Impact of Moringa aqueous extract on pathogenic bacteria and fungi in vitro. Ann Agric Sci. 2016; 61(2):247–50.

Desta WM and Bote ME. Wastewater treatment using a natural coagulant (Moringa oleifera seeds): optimization through response surface methodology. Heliyon 2021; 7(11):e08451.

Delelegn A, Sahile S, Husen A. Water purification and antibacterial efficacy of Moringa oleifera Lam. Agric Food Secur 2018; 7(1):25.

Virk AK, Kumari C, Tripathi A, Kakade A, Li X, Kulshrestha S. Development and efficacy analysis of a Moringa oleifera based potable water purification kit. J Water Process Eng. 2019; 27:37– 46.

Thorat RV, Malvekar DA, Sutar AU. Coagulant potentials of Moringa oleifera seeds in water purification. Flora and Fauna 2020; 26(2):183−189.

Jin X, Bi L, Lyu T, Chen J, Zhang H, Pan G. Amphoteric starchbased bicomponent modified soil for mitigation of harmful algal blooms (HABs) with broad salinity tolerance: Flocculation, algal regrowth, and ecological safety. Water Res. 2019; 165:115005.

Modisaojang-Mojanaga MM, Ogbuewu IP, Oguttu JW, Mbajiorgu CA. Moringa leaf meal improves haematobiochemical and production indices in broiler chickens: a review. Comp Clin Path. 2019; 28(3):621−632.

Briones J, Leung A, Bautista N, Golin S, Caliwag N, Carlos MA, Guevarra J, Miranda J, Guevarra JK, Pili NL, Mendoza D, De Jesus N. Utilization of Moringa oleifera Lam. in animalproduction. Acta Hortic. 2017: 1158:467-474

Su B and Chen X. Current Status and Potential of Moringa oleifera Leaf as an Alternative Protein Source for Animal Feeds. Front Vet Sci. 2020;7:53.

Brandt JS, Hadaya O, Schuster M, Rosen T, Sauer MV, Ananth CV. A Bibliometric Analysis of Top-Cited Journal Articles in Obstetrics and Gynecology. JAMA Netw Open. 2019; 2(12):e1918007.

Onasanya AK, Akintunde T, Oderinde OK, Shonekan OO, Bankole IS, Musa HH, Musa TH. Saccharomyces cerevisiae Strain – Growth Kinetics, Extracellular Enzymes and Production of Research Productivity and Mapping on Neem: A Bibliometric Analytical Approach Indexed in Web of Sciences. Trop J Nat Prod Res. 2022; 6(1):123–32.

Onasanya AK, Oderinde OK, Akintunde TY, Shonekan OO, Bankole IS, Fadimu BO, Musa TH. Bibliometric Analysis of 100 Top-Cited Articles on Neem Indexed in the Web of Science. Trop J Nat Prod Res. 2022; 6(1):95–108.

Musa TH, Musa IH, Osman W, Campbell MC, Musa HH. A bibliometric analysis of global scientific research output on Gum Arabic. Bioact Carbohydrates Diet Fibre. 2021; 25:100254.

Wong SL, Nyakuma BB, Wong KY, Lee CT, Lee TH, Lee CH. Microplastics and nanoplastics in global food webs: A bibliometric analysis (2009–2019). Mar Pollut Bull. 2020; 158:111432.

Musa TH, Ahmad T, Li W, Kawuki J, Wana MN, Musa HH, Wei P. A Bibliometric Analysis of Global Scientific Research on Scrub Typhus. Biomed Res Int. 2020; 1−9.

Kawuki J, Yu X, Musa TH. Bibliometric Analysis of Ebola Research Indexed in Web of Science and Scopus (2010-2020). Biomed Res Int. 2020; 1−12.

Garfield E, Paris SW, Stock WG. HistCiteTM: A software tool for informetric analysis of citation linkage. Information-Wiss Und Prax 2006.

Aria M and Cuccurullo C. bibliometrix: An R-tool for comprehensive science mapping analysis. J Informetr 2017; 11(4):959−975.

Van Eck NJ and Waltman L. Manual for VOSviwer version 1.6.10. CWTS Meaningful Metrics 2019.

Siddhuraju P and Becker K. Antioxidant properties of various solvent extracts of total phenolic constituents from three different

agroclimatic origins of drumstick tree (Moringa oleifera Lam.) leaves. J Agric Food Chem. 2003; 51(8):2144−2155.

Ndabigengesere A, Narasiah KS, Talbot BG. Active agents and mechanism of coagulation of turbid waters using Moringa oleifera. Water Res. 1995;29(2): 703−710.

Chen G-L, Xu Y-B, Wu J-L, Li N, Guo M-Q. Hypoglycemic and hypolipidemic effects of Moringa oleifera leaves and their functional chemical constituents. Food Chem. 2020; 333:127478.

Razis AFA, Ibrahim MD, Kntayya SB. Health benefits of Moringa oleifera. Asian Pacific J Cancer Prev. 2014; 15(20):8571−8576.

Anwar F and Rashid U. Physico-chemical characteristics of Moringa oleifera seeds and seed oil from a wild provenance of Pakistan. Pakistan J Bot. 2007;39(5): 1443−1453.

Anwar F, Hussain AI, Iqbal S, Bhanger MI. Enhancement of theoxidative stability of some vegetable oils by blending with Moringa oleifera oil. Food Chem. 2007;103(4):1181−1191.

Ghasi S, Nwobodo E, Ofili JO. Hypocholesterolemic effects of crude extract of leaf of Moringa oleifera Lam in high-fat diet fed wistar rats. J Ethnopharmacol. 2000;69(1):21−25.

Abdulkarim SM, Long K, Lai OM, Muhammad SKS, Ghazali HM. Frying quality and stability of high-oleic Moringa oleifera seed oil in comparison with other vegetable oils. Food Chem. 2007;105(4):1382−1389.

Muyibi SA, Evison LM. Optimizing physical parameters affecting coagulation of turbid water with Morninga oleifera seeds. Water Res. 1995;29(12):2689−2695.

Bichi MH. A Review of the Applications of Moringa oleifera Seeds Extract in Water Treatment. Civ Environ Res. 2013;3(8): 1−11.

Bhuptawat H, Folkard GK, Chaudhari S. Innovative physicochemical treatment of wastewater incorporating Moringa oleiferaseed coagulant. J Hazard Mater. 2007;142: 477−482.

Jung IL. Soluble extract from Moringa oleifera leaves with a new anticancer activity. PLoS One. 2014;9(4):e95492.

Kasolo JN, Bimenya GS, Ojok L, Ochieng J. Zerumbone isolated from Zingiber zerumbet inhibits inflammation and pain in rats. J Med Plants Res. 2012;6(2):177−180.

Amaglo NK, Bennett RN, Lo Curto RB, Rosa EAS, Lo Turco V, Giuffrida A, Lo Curto A, Crea F, Timpo GM. Profiling selected phytochemicals and nutrients in different tissues of the multipurpose tree Moringa oleifera L., grown in Ghana. Food Chem. 2010;122(4): 1047−1054.

Leone A, Spada A, Battezzati A, Schiraldi A, Aristil J, Bertoli S. Moringa oleifera seeds and oil: Characteristics and uses for human health. Int J Mol Sci. 2016;17(12):2141.

Manikandan P, Rajkumar K, Indhiradevi P, Dhivya S, Aravindraj R. Surface Water Pollution Study for Chinnandipalayam Lake, Tirupur and Remedial Measure by Wastewater Treatment. IOP Conf Ser Mater Sci Eng. 2021; 1145(1):012014.

Muyibi SA, Salleh HM, Salleh MRM, Gombak J. Moringa Oleifera Seeds As Natural Coagulant for Water Treatment. Water Technol 2009;163−168.

Ramalingam S and Mahalakshmi NV. Influence of high pressure fuel injection system on engine performance and combustion characteristics of Moringa Oleifera biodiesel and its blends. Fuel 2020; 279:118461.

Downloads

Published

2022-11-01

How to Cite

Arbab, A. A. I., Musa, T. H., Musa, H. H., Idris, A. A., Omer, E. A. M., Oderinde, O. K., & Akintunde, Y. T. (2022). Mapping of Global 100 Top-cited Articles on Moringa oleifera Lam. from Documents Indexed in Web of Sciences Database: http://www.doi.org/10.26538/tjnpr/v6i11.6. Tropical Journal of Natural Product Research (TJNPR), 6(11), 1778–1789. Retrieved from https://tjnpr.org/index.php/home/article/view/1211