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Challenges and perceptions of implementing mass testing, treatment and tracking in malaria control: a qualitative study in Pakro sub-district of Ghana.

BMC Public Health 2019 Jun 6;19(1):695. Epub 2019 Jun 6.

Department of Epidemiology, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana, Legon, Accra, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-019-7037-1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6554894PMC
June 2019

Core encoding sequences of Hepatitis C virus in Ghanaian blood donors are predominantly mosaics of different genotype 2 strains and cannot distinguish subtypes.

BMC Infect Dis 2019 Jun 17;19(1):533. Epub 2019 Jun 17.

Department of Clinical Pathology, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-019-4155-4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6580569PMC
June 2019

Medicinal Plants Used in the Treatment of Mental and Neurological Disorders in Ghana.

Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2018 20;2018:8590381. Epub 2018 Dec 20.

Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology, School of Pharmacy, College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana, P.O. Box LG 43, Legon, Accra, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2018/8590381DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6317105PMC
December 2018

Cocoa Pod Husk Pectin Intended as a Pharmaceutical Excipient Has No Adverse Effects on Haematological Parameters in Sprague Dawley Rats.

J Pharm (Cairo) 2018 31;2018:1459849. Epub 2018 May 31.

Department of Pharmaceutics, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Health Sciences, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2018/1459849DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6000902PMC
May 2018

Marine Algae as Source of Novel Antileishmanial Drugs: A Review.

Mar Drugs 2017 Oct 29;15(11). Epub 2017 Oct 29.

Department of Parasitology, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR), College of Health Sciences (CHS), University of Ghana, Legon LG 581, Ghana.

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http://www.mdpi.com/1660-3397/15/11/323
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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/md15110323DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5706021PMC
October 2017

Acute and Subchronic Toxicity Studies of Aqueous Extract of Desmodium adscendens (Sw) DC.

J Evid Based Complementary Altern Med 2017 10 7;22(4):753-759. Epub 2017 Nov 7.

4 School of Pharmacy, University of Ghana, Legon, Accra, Ghana.

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http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/ 10.1177/2156587217736587
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/2156587217736587DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5871315PMC
October 2017

Perceived stress and quality of life of pharmacy students in University of Ghana.

BMC Res Notes 2017 Mar 2;10(1):115. Epub 2017 Mar 2.

Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, School of Pharmacy, College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13104-017-2439-6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5335855PMC
March 2017

Micronutrient composition and acceptability of leaf-fortified dishes by children in Ada-East district, Ghana.

Food Sci Nutr 2017 Mar 5;5(2):317-323. Epub 2016 Jul 5.

School of Pharmacy College of Health Sciences University of Ghana Legon Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/fsn3.395DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5332270PMC
March 2017

Application of multi-target phytotherapeutic concept in malaria drug discovery: a systems biology approach in biomarker identification.

Biomark Res 2016 13;4:25. Epub 2016 Dec 13.

Department of Clinical Pathology, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, University of Ghana, P. O. Box LG 581, Legon, Accra Ghana ; School of Pharmacy, University of Ghana, P.O. Box LG43, Legon, Accra Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40364-016-0077-0DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5154004PMC
December 2016

In vitro antimycobacterial activity and toxicity of eight medicinal plants against pathogenic and nonpathogenic mycobacterial strains.

Int J Mycobacteriol 2016 Dec 5;5 Suppl 1:S106-S107. Epub 2016 Jul 5.

Department of Clinical Pathology, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmyco.2016.05.004DOI Listing
December 2016

Antimycobacterial ingredients from plants used in traditional medicine to treat Buruli ulcer.

Int J Mycobacteriol 2016 Dec 29;5 Suppl 1:S204-S205. Epub 2016 Nov 29.

Department of Clinical Pathology, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, Accra, Ghana; Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, School of Pharmacy, University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmyco.2016.11.025DOI Listing
December 2016

Update on Medicinal Plants with Potency on Mycobacterium ulcerans.

Biomed Res Int 2015 8;2015:917086. Epub 2015 Dec 8.

Antimicrobial Agents Unit, Laboratory for Phytobiochemistry and Medicinal Plants Study, Faculty of Science, University of Yaoundé 1, P.O. 812, Yaoundé, Cameroon.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/917086DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4686629PMC
October 2016

Long-term continuous administration of a hydro-ethanolic extract of (L) Gaertn in male Sprague-Dawley rats: biochemical, haematological and histopathological changes.

Ghana Med J 2016 Sep;50(3):163-171

Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, School of Pharmacy, College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana, P.O Box LG 43, Legon, Accra, Ghana.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5044797PMC
September 2016

In vitro antimycobacterial and cytotoxic data on medicinal plants used to treat tuberculosis.

Data Brief 2016 Jun 1;7:1124-30. Epub 2016 Apr 1.

Department of Clinical Pathology, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, University of Ghana, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dib.2016.03.088DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4833128PMC
June 2016

Antiproliferative and Pro-Apoptotic Activity of Diarylheptanoids Isolated from the Bark of Alnus japonica in Human Leukemia Cell Lines.

Am J Chin Med 2015 28;43(4):757-67. Epub 2015 Jun 28.

Department of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Nagasaki International University, Nagasaki 859-3298, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/S0192415X15500470DOI Listing
April 2016

Antimycobacterial and cytotoxic activity of selected medicinal plant extracts.

J Ethnopharmacol 2016 Apr 11;182:10-5. Epub 2016 Feb 11.

Department of Clinical Pathology, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, University of Ghana, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jep.2016.02.010DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4801013PMC
April 2016

In Vitro Activity of Selected West African Medicinal Plants against Mycobacterium ulcerans Disease.

Molecules 2016 Apr 13;21(4):445. Epub 2016 Apr 13.

Department of Clinical Pathology, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana, Accra LG 581, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/molecules21040445DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6273889PMC
April 2016

Toxicological assessment of polyhexamethylene biguanide for water treatment.

Interdiscip Toxicol 2015 Dec;8(4):193-202

Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Ghana School of Pharmacy, College of Health Sciences, Legon, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/intox-2015-0029DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4961918PMC
December 2015

A preliminary safety evaluation of polyhexamethylene guanidine hydrochloride.

Int J Toxicol 2014 Nov-Dec;33(6):523-31. Epub 2014 Oct 29.

Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Ghana School of Pharmacy, Accra, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1091581814553036DOI Listing
September 2015

Current perspectives in drug discovery against tuberculosis from natural products.

Int J Mycobacteriol 2015 09 3;4(3):165-83. Epub 2015 Jun 3.

Department of Animal Experimentation, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, University of Ghana, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmyco.2015.05.004DOI Listing
September 2015

Ethnopharmacological reports on anti-Buruli ulcer medicinal plants in three West African countries.

J Ethnopharmacol 2015 Aug 20;172:297-311. Epub 2015 Jun 20.

Antimicrobial Agents Unit, Laboratory for Phytobiochemistry and Medicinal Plants Study, Faculty of Science, University of Yaoundé 1, PO 812, Yaoundé, Cameroon.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jep.2015.06.024DOI Listing
August 2015

Medicinal plants used to treat TB in Ghana.

Int J Mycobacteriol 2015 Jun 28;4(2):116-23. Epub 2015 Mar 28.

Department of Animal Experimentation, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, University of Ghana, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmyco.2015.02.003DOI Listing
June 2015

Research capacity. Enabling the genomic revolution in Africa.

Authors:
Charles Rotimi Akin Abayomi Alash'le Abimiku Victoria May Adabayeri Clement Adebamowo Ezekiel Adebiyi Adebowale D Ademola Adebowale Adeyemo Dwomoa Adu Dissou Affolabi Godfred Agongo Samuel Ajayi Sally Akarolo-Anthony Rufus Akinyemi Albert Akpalu Marianne Alberts Orlando Alonso Betancourt Ahmed Mansour Alzohairy Gobena Ameni Olukemi Amodu Gabriel Anabwani Kristian Andersen Fatiu Arogundade Oyedunni Arulogun Danny Asogun Rasheed Bakare Naby Balde Mary Lynn Baniecki Christine Beiswanger Alia Benkahla Lara Bethke Micheal Boehnke Vincent Boima James Brandful Andrew I Brooks Frank C Brosius Chester Brown Bruno Bucheton David T Burke Barrington G Burnett Stacy Carrington-Lawrence Nadia Carstens John Chisi Alan Christoffels Richard Cooper Heather Cordell Nigel Crowther Talishiea Croxton Jantina de Vries Leslie Derr Peter Donkor Seydou Doumbia Audrey Duncanson Ivy Ekem Ahmed El Sayed Mark E Engel John C K Enyaru Dean Everett Faisal M Fadlelmola Eyitayo Fakunle Kenneth H Fischbeck Anne Fischer Onikepe Folarin Junaid Gamieldien Robert F Garry Simani Gaseitsiwe Rasheed Gbadegesin Anita Ghansah Maria Giovanni Parham Goesbeck F Xavier Gomez-Olive Donald S Grant Ravnit Grewal Mark Guyer Neil A Hanchard Christian T Happi Scott Hazelhurst Branwen J Hennig Christiane Hertz- Fowler Winston Hide Friedhelm Hilderbrandt Christopher Hugo-Hamman Muntaser E Ibrahim Regina James Yasmina Jaufeerally-Fakim Carolyn Jenkins Ute Jentsch Pan-Pan Jiang Moses Joloba Victor Jongeneel Fourie Joubert Mukthar Kader Kathleen Kahn Pontiano Kaleebu Saidi H Kapiga Samar Kamal Kassim Ishmael Kasvosve Jonathan Kayondo Bernard Keavney Adeodata Kekitiinwa Sheik Humarr Khan Paul Kimmel Mary-Claire King Robert Kleta Mathurin Koffi Jeffrey Kopp Matthias Kretzler Judit Kumuthini Samuel Kyobe Catherine Kyobutungi Daniel T Lackland Karen A Lacourciere Guida Landouré Rita Lawlor Thomas Lehner Maia Lesosky Naomi Levitt Katherine Littler Zane Lombard Jeanne F Loring Sylvester Lyantagaye Annette Macleod Ebony B Madden Chengetai R Mahomva Julie Makani Manmak Mamven Marape Marape Graeme Mardon Patricia Marshall Darren P Martin Daniel Masiga Robin Mason Michael Mate-Kole Enock Matovu Mary Mayige Bongani M Mayosi Jean Claude Mbanya Sheryl A McCurdy Mark I McCarthy Helen McIlleron S O Mc'Ligeyo Corrine Merle Ana Olga Mocumbi Charles Mondo John V Moran Ayesha Motala Marva Moxey-Mims Wata Sununguko Mpoloka Chisomo L Msefula Thuli Mthiyane Nicola Mulder Gebregziab her Mulugeta Dieuodonne Mumba John Musuku Mo Nagdee Oyekanmi Nash Daouda Ndiaye Anh Quynh Nguyen Mark Nicol Oathokwa Nkomazana Shane Norris Betty Nsangi Alexander Nyarko Moffat Nyirenda Eileen Obe Reginald Obiakor Abraham Oduro Solomon F Ofori-Acquah Okechukwu Ogah Stephen Ogendo Kwaku Ohene-Frempong Akinlolu Ojo Timothy Olanrewaju John Oli Charlotte Osafo Odile Ouwe Missi Oukem-Boyer Bruce Ovbiagele Andrew Owen Mayowa Ojo Owolabi Lukman Owolabi Ellis Owusu-Dabo Guillaume Pare Rulan Parekh Hugh G Patterton Margaret B Penno Jane Peterson Rembert Pieper Jacob Plange-Rhule Martin Pollak Julia Puzak Rajkumar S Ramesar Michele Ramsay Rebekah Rasooly Shiksha Reddy Pardis C Sabeti Kwamena Sagoe Tunde Salako Oumar Samassékou Manjinder S Sandhu Osman Sankoh Fred Stephen Sarfo Marie Sarr Gasnat Shaboodien Issa Sidibe Gustave Simo Martin Simuunza Liam Smeeth Eugene Sobngwi Himla Soodyall Hermann Sorgho Oumou Sow Bah Sudha Srinivasan Dan J Stein Ezra S Susser Carmen Swanepoel Godfred Tangwa Andrew Tareila Ozlem Tastan Bishop Bamidele Tayo Nicki Tiffin Halidou Tinto Ekaete Tobin Stephen Meir Tollman Mahamadou Traoré Marsha J Treadwell Jennifer Troyer Masego Tsimako-Johnstone Vincent Tukei Ifeoma Ulasi Nzovu Ulenga Beverley van Rooyen Ablo Prudence Wachinou Salina P Waddy Alisha Wade Misaki Wayengera James Whitworth Louise Wideroff Cheryl A Winkler Sarah Winnicki Ambroise Wonkam Mengistu Yewondwos Tadase sen Nathan Yozwiak Heather Zar

Science 2014 Jun;344(6190):1346-8

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.1251546DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4138491PMC
June 2014

First Susceptibility Testing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis for Second-line Anti-tuberculosis Drugs in Ghana.

Trop Med Health 2014 Mar 4;42(1):53-5. Epub 2014 Feb 4.

Department of Mycobacterium Reference and Research, The Research Institute of Tuberculosis, Japan Anti-tuberculosis Association, Tokyo, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2149/tmh.2013-16DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3965846PMC
March 2014

Short-term administration of an aqueous extract of kalanchoe integra var. crenata (Andr.) Cuf leaves produces no major organ damage in Sprague-Dawley rats.

J Ethnopharmacol 2014 Feb 4;151(2):891-6. Epub 2013 Dec 4.

Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Ghana School of Pharmacy, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jep.2013.11.050DOI Listing
February 2014

Male rat hormone imbalance, testicular changes and toxicity associated with aqueous leaf extract of an antimalarial plant: Phyllanthus niruri.

Pharm Biol 2013 Jun 9;51(6):691-9. Epub 2013 Apr 9.

Chemical Pathology Unit, Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences, School of Allied Health Sciences, College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana, Korle Bu, Accra, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/13880209.2013.764325DOI Listing
June 2013

Toxicity potentials of the nutraceutical Moringa oleifera at supra-supplementation levels.

J Ethnopharmacol 2012 Jan 11;139(1):265-72. Epub 2011 Nov 11.

University of Ghana School of Allied Health Sciences (SAHS), Korle Bu, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jep.2011.11.009DOI Listing
January 2012

Acute toxicity studies of aqueous leaf extract of Phyllanthus niruri.

Interdiscip Toxicol 2011 Dec;4(4):206-10

University of Ghana School of Allied Health Sciences (SAHS), Korle Bu, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2478/v10102-011-0031-9DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3274729PMC
December 2011

Haptoglobin polymorphism and association with complications in ghanaian type 2 diabetic patients.

Indian J Clin Biochem 2011 Oct 13;26(4):366-72. Epub 2011 May 13.

Department of Biochemistry, School of Biological Sciences, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12291-011-0141-3DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3210236PMC
October 2011

Antitumor agents. 256. Conjugation of paclitaxel with other antitumor agents: evaluation of novel conjugates as cytotoxic agents.

Bioorg Med Chem Lett 2007 May 27;17(10):2894-8. Epub 2007 Feb 27.

Natural Products Research Laboratories, School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bmcl.2007.02.051DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1955431PMC
May 2007

Antitumor agents. 250. Design and synthesis of new curcumin analogues as potential anti-prostate cancer agents.

J Med Chem 2006 Jun;49(13):3963-72

Natural Products Laboratory, School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599-7360, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jm051043zDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2597393PMC
June 2006

Aqueous extract of Ocimum canum decreases levels of fasting blood glucose and free radicals and increases antiatherogenic lipid levels in mice.

Vascul Pharmacol 2002 Dec;39(6):273-9

Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, University of Ghana, P.O. Box LG 581, Legon, Accra, Ghana.

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December 2002

Protective effect of aloe extract against the cytotoxicity of 1,4-naphthoquinone in isolated rat hepatocytes involves modulations in cellular thiol levels.

Pharmacol Toxicol 2002 May;90(5):278-84

Department of Food and Human Health Sciences, Graduate School of Human Life Science, Osaka City University, Osaka, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1034/j.1600-0773.2002.900508.xDOI Listing
May 2002