JULY 2023 - JUNE 2024 (28 RESEARCH ARTICLES)

Jun 2024: The Different Gene Expression Profile in the Eutopic andEctopic Endometrium Sheds New Light on the Endometrial  Seed in Endometriosis: A Systematic Review

May 2024: Real-time reverse transcription recombinase polymerase amplification (RT-RPA) assay for detection of cassava brown streak viruses

May 2024: Social Demographic Factors Influencing the Prevalence of High Tungiasis Infestation among Kilifi Residents, Kenya

Apr 2024: Genetic analysis of scab disease resistance in common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) varieties using GWAS and functional genomics approaches

Apr 2024: The Role of Maternal Secretor Status and Human Milk Oligosaccharides on Early Childhood Development: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Mar 2024: Characterization of an alkaline endo-α-1-4-amylase from alkaliphilic Bacillus halodurans LBW 5117 and demonstration of its desizing potential

Mar 2024: Effects of tea catechin extracts from BB35 and purple (TRFK 306) tea clones on the gene expression of Egfr, App, Bcl2, Dnmt, Casp3, Hif1a, Gadd45b and Psmb5 genes involved in triple negative breast cancer diseases: In silico and in vitro study 

Feb 2024: Factors associated with viral load non-suppression among treatment-experienced pre-teenage children living with HIV in Kenya: a nationwide population-based cohort study, 2015–2021

Jan 2024: Diet Supplementation with Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis L.) Leaf Powder Exhibits an Antidiabetic Property in Streptozotocin-Induced Diabetic Male Wistar Rats

Jan 2024: A review: Exposure to bisphenol a analogues in non-human primates as a potential cause of endometriosis

Jan 2024: Phytoconstituents of Kenyan stinging nettle (Urtica species) and their molecular docking interactions revealed anti-inflammatory potential as cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors 

Dec 2023: Seroprevalence and spatial distribution of livestock brucellosis using three serological tests in Kajiado County, Kenya

Dec 2023: Fungal Endophytes of Moringa (Moringa oleifera L.), Neem (Azadirachta indica) and Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) and Their Biological Control of Fusarium Wilt of Banana

Dec 2023: Somatic Embryogenesis and Plant Regeneration of Farmer-Preferred Passion Fruit Varieties Grown in Kenya

Dec 2023: CHARACTERIZATION OF AN ALKALINE ENDO-POLYGALACTURONASE (PGase LBW 5117) FROM ALKALIPHILIC BACILLUS HALODURANS LBW 5117 AND DEMONSTRATION OF ITS BIO-SCOURING POTENTIAL

Nov 2023: Deciphering the morpho-physiological and biochemical responses in Lablab purpureus (L.) Sweet seedlings to water stress

Nov  2023: Purple tea catechins exhibit high antiproliferative activity and synergism with cisplatin against the triple-negative breast cancer cell line 4T1

Nov 2023: Major biotic stresses affecting maize production in Kenya and their implications for food security

Nov 2023: In-silico evaluation of fungal and bacterial L-asparaginases allergenicity

Nov 2023: Molecular Authentication and Phytochemical Evaluation of Indigenous Germplasm of Genus Physalis for Sustainable Utilization

Nov 2023: Genetic diversity, haplotype analysis, and prevalence of Hepatitis B virus MHR mutations among isolates from Kenyan blood donors

Nov 2023: Molecular Discrimination and Phylogenetic Relationships of Physalis Species Based on ITS2 and rbcL DNA Barcode Sequence 

Nov 2023: Occurrence of passion fruit woodiness disease in the coastal lowlands of Kenya and screening of passion fruit genotypes for resistance to passion fruit woodiness disease

Nov 2023: Design strategy for effective passion fruit waste bioconversion with crude fungal enzyme extracts

Oct 2023: Analysis of Membrane Type-1 Matrix Metalloproteinase (MT1-MMP, MMP14) in Eutopic and Ectopic Endometrium and in Serum and Endocervical Mucus of Endometriosis

Oct 2023: Antimicrobial resistance profiles of salmonella spp. and escherichia coli isolated from fresh nile tilapia (oreochromis niloticus) fish marketed for human consumption

Sept 2023: Plasmodium falciparum population structure inferred by msp1 amplicon sequencing of parasites collected from febrile patients in Kenya

July 2023: The impact of Neonatal Intensive Care Unit antibiotics on gut bacterial microbiota of preterm infants: a systematic review

 

 

JULY 2022- JUNE 2023 (32 RESEARCH ARTICLES)

June 2023: Age and CD4+ T cell counts are inversely associated with HIV drug resistance mutations in treatment naive female sex workers

May 2023: Solanum nigrum show anti-obesity effects on high-fat diet-fed Sprague Dawley rats in a randomized study 

May 2023: Prevalence and antimicrobial resistance profile of bacterial foodborne pathogens in Nile tilapia fish (Oreochromis niloticus) at points of retail sale in Nairobi, Kenya

Apr 2023: Association of rs4646903 and rs1048943 CYP1A1 estrogen-metabolizing gene polymorphisms with estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer in Kenyan women

Mar  2023: Analysis of Genetic Diversity and Population Structure in Yam (Dioscorea Species) Germplasm Using Start Codon Targeted (SCoT) Molecular Markers

Mar 2023: Molecular Studies of Gastrointestinal Strongyle Nematodes in Migratory, Resident, and Sedentary Plains Zebras (Equus quagga) in Kenya

Feb 2023: Pf7: an open dataset of Plasmodium falciparum genome variation in 20,000 worldwide samples

Feb 2023: Identification of Selected Kinetoplastids 18S rRNA Residues Required for Efficient Recruitment of Initiator tRNA Met and AUG Selection in silico

Feb 2023: Sero-prevalence of hepatitis B virus and compliance with hepatitis B vaccination schedules among outpatient clinic attendees in Nairobi

Feb 2023: Evaluation of seasonal variation, effect of extraction solvent on phytochemicals and antioxidant activity on Rosmarinus officinalis grown in different agro-ecological zones of Kiambu County, Kenya

Feb 2023: Herminthology: promoting gender equity in science and parasitology

Jan 2023: Human brucellosis in Baringo County, Kenya: Evaluating the diagnostic kits used and identifying infecting Brucella species

Jan 2023: DNA BARCODING USING ITS2 AND RBCL MARKERS FOR SOLANACEAE SPECIES IDENTIFICATION

Jan 2023: Draft Genome Sequences of Two Sphingobium Species Associated with Hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) Degradation Isolated from an HCH-Contaminated Soil

Jan 2023: Identification and Characterization of Colletotrichum Species Causing Sorghum Anthracnose in Kenya and Screening of Sorghum Germplasm for Resistance to Anthracnose

Jan 2023: Mycelial nutrient transfer promotes bacterial co-metabolic organochlorine pesticide degradation in nutrient-deprived environments

Jan 2023: Identification and Characterization of Hepatitis B Virus Immune Escape Mutants in Kenya

Dec 2022: The significant antidyslipidemic, hypoglycemic, antihyperglycemic, and antiobesity activities of the aqueous extracts of Agave Sisalana juice are partly mediated via modulation of calcium signaling pathways

Dec 2022: Net charge and position 22 of the V3 loop are associated with HIV-1 tropism in recently infected female sex workers in Nairobi, Kenya

Dec 2022: Sub-acute and sub-chronic toxicity assessment of the antimicrobial peptide Dermaseptin B2 on biochemical, haematological and histopathological parameters in BALB/c mice and Albino Wistar rats

Dec 2022: Amplification and sequencing of entire tick mitochondrial genomes for a phylogenomic analysis

Nov 2022: Effects of solanum nigrum on caecal microbiome of high fat fed rats in a randomized control study

Nov 2022: DNA barcoding markers provide insight into species discrimination, genetic diversity and phylogenetic relationships of yam (Dioscorea spp.)

Nov 2022: Activin A Modulates Betaglycan Shedding via the ALK4-SMAD3-Dependent Pathway in Endometriotic Cells

Oct 2022: Strategies for improving hydrolytic efficiency of crude multienzyme extracts in mushroom processing

Oct 2022: Survey of Fungal Foliar and Panicle Diseases in Smallholder Sorghum Cropping Systems in Different Agro-Ecologies of Lower Eastern Kenya

Sept 2022:  Recombinant Actifensin and Defensin-d2 Induce Critical Changes in the Proteomes of Multidrug-Resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Candida albicans

Sept 2022: Endometriosis among African women

Sept 2022: Guiding Principals For Eligibility Criteria On Alcoholic Liver Injury In Rehabilitation Centres: A Qualitative Study In Kenya

Sept 2022: Investigation of foot and mouth disease virus and other animal pathogens in cattle, buffaloes and goats at the interface with Akagera National Park 2017 - 2020

Aug 2022: Optimised germination protocol for jackfruit seeds and evaluation of methods for extraction of DNA suitable for genetic analysis

Jul 2022: Membrane Permeabilization and Antimicrobial Activity of Recombinant Defensin-d2 and Actifensin against Multidrug-Resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Candida albicans

 

 

 

JULY 2021- JUNE 2022 (32 RESEARCH ARTICLES)

Jun 2022.  Association between Metabolic Syndrome and Substance Dependence: A Cross-Sectional Study in Kenya

May 2022. Acaricide resistance in livestock ticks infesting cattle in Africa: Current status and potential mitigation strategies

May 2022. Spatial-temporal distribution and sequence diversity of group a human respiratory syncytial viruses in Kenya preceding the emergence of ON1 genotype

May 2022. Molecular survey of Babesia parasites in Kenya: first detailed report on occurrence of Babesia bovis in cattle

April 2022. Detection of Antibodies to Ehrlichia spp. in Dromedary Camels and Co-Grazing Sheep in Northern Kenya Using an Ehrlichia ruminantium Polyclonal Competitive ELISA

Mar 2022. Phytochemical analysis and safety evaluation of ethanol roots extract of Erythrina sacleuxii hua in wistar albino rats

Mar 2022. Impaired Expression of Membrane Type-2 and Type-3 Matrix Metalloproteinases in Endometriosis but Not in Adenomyosis

Mar  2022. Role of Betaglycan in TGF-β Signaling and Wound Healing in Human Endometriotic Epithelial Cells and in Endometriosis

Feb 2022. An Android-Based Mobile App (ARVPredictor) for the Detection of HIV Drug Resistance Mutations and Treatment at the Point of Care: Development Study

Feb 2022. Cellulolytic activity of bacteria from the gut of termites (Macrotermes michaelseni) from Eldoret and Kakamega

Jan 2022. Application of Surface Modified Electrodes as a Nano-detection Tool in the Qualitative and Quantitative Assesment of Hydroquinone in a Cosmetic Cream

Jan 2022. Draft Genome Sequences of Two Sphingobium Species Associated with Hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) Degradation Isolated from an HCH-Contaminated Soil

Jan 2022. Occurrence of serum antibodies to Toxoplasma gondii and associated risk factors in donkeys from central Kenya

Jan 2022. Molecular Prevalence of Entamoeba Species among Diarrheal Patients in Eastern Kenya

Dec 2021. Beta hemolysin gene of Staphylococcus phage 3AJ_2017 genome is a suitable molecular marker for identification and characterization of pathogenic Staphylococcus aureus

Dec 2021. Utilization of fruit waste substrates in mushroom production and
manipulation of chemical composition

Dec 2021. Socio-Economic and Health Consequences of Drugs and Substance Use in Gachie, A Peri-Urban Town on the Outskirts of Nairobi

Dec 2021. Evaluation of the detection of staA, viaB and sopE genes in Salmonella spp. using the polymerase chain reaction (PCR)

Dec 2021. Comprehensive analysis of multiple mycotoxins and Aspergillus flavus metabolites in maize from Kenyan households

Dec 2021. Molecular Investigation of Genetic Signatures of Selection in Plasmodium falciparum Actin-Binding Protein Coronin, Cysteine Desulfurase, and Plasmepsin 2 Gene in Mbita Field Isolates, Western Kenya

Dec 2021. Molecular survey of cattle ticks in Burundi:First report on the presence of the invasive Rhipicephalus microplus tick

Nov 2021. Draft Genome Sequence of Fusarium equiseti K3, a Fungal Species Isolated from Hexachlorocyclohexane-Contaminated Soil

Oct 2021. Dermaseptin B2’s Anti-Proliferative Activity and down Regulation of Anti-Proliferative, Angiogenic and Metastatic Genes in Rhabdomyosarcoma RD Cells in Vitro

Oct 2021. Genetic diversity and relationships among populations of jackfruit, an underutilized nutrient rich climate-smart fruit tree crop in Kenya and Uganda

Oct 2021. The Potential of Differentiation-Related Gene-1(DRG1) as a Biomarker for Metastasis of Estrogen Receptor-Positive Breast Cancer

Sep 2021. Potential applications of the CRISPR/Cas technology for genetic improvement of yam ( Dioscorea spp.)

Sept 2021. Distribution and Molecular Diversity of Whitefly Species Colonizing Cassava in Kenya

Sep 2021. Prevalence and factors associated with HIV-1 drug resistance mutations in treatment-experienced patients in Nairobi, Kenya: A cross-sectional study

Aug 2021. Atomic resolution snapshot of eukaryotic 18s ribosomal RNA of Neglected Tropical Disease (NTDs) parasites as a therapeutic target

Aug 2021. Do the invasive Fall Armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), and the maize lepidopteran stemborers compete when sharing the same food?

Aug 2021. Potential Utilization of Dagaa (Rastrineobola argentea) Protein Hydolysate in Formulation of Media to Support Microbial Growth and Production of Bacterial Secondary Metabolites

July 2021. Antiproliferative Activity, c-Myc and FGFR1 Gene Expression Profiles and Safety of Annona muricata Fruit Extract on Rhabdomyosarcoma and BALB/c Mice

 

2020/2021 (24 RESEARCH ARTICLES)

Jun 2021. Ticks and Tick-Borne Pathogens Associated with Dromedary Camels (Camelus dromedarius) in Northern Kenya

May 2021. Active Components from Cassia abbreviata Prevent HIV-1 Entry by Distinct Mechanisms of Action

May  2021. Impact of an Exotic Invasive Pest, Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), on Resident Communities of Pest and Natural Enemies in Maize Fields in Kenya

Apr 2021. Application of Response Surface Methodology for Optimization of Mushroom Saccharification using Crude Enzymatic Extract from Solid-State Fermentation of Pineapple Peels by Aspergillus niger KWM

Apr 2021. Prevalence of human respiratory syncytial virus, parainfluenza and adenoviruses in East Africa Community partner states of Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda: A systematic review and meta-analysis (2007–2020)

Apr 2021. Molecular Sciences Methods for Identifying Microbial Natural Product Compounds that Target Kinetoplastid RNA Structural Motifs by Homology and De Novo Modeled 18S rRNA

Apr 2021. Chemical Constituents of Cassia abbreviata and Their Anti-HIV-1 Activity

Apr 2021. Prevalence of asymptomatic P. falciparum gametocyte carriage among school children in Mbita, Western Kenya and assessment of the association between gametocyte density, multiplicity of infection and mosquito infection prevalence

Apr 2021. Methods for Identifying Microbial Natural Product Compounds that Target Kinetoplastid RNA Structural Motifs by Homology and De Novo Modeled 18S rRNA

Mar 2021. Cellulolytic Bacillus species isolated from the gut of the desert locust Schistocerca gregaria

Mar 2021. Transgenic Expression of dsRNA Targeting the Pentalonia nigronervosa acetylcholinesterase Gene in Banana and Plantain Reduces Aphid Populations

Mar 2021. Evaluation of the Bacillus cereus Strain 1-p Protease for the Un hairing of Goatskins during Leather Production

Mar 2021. A SIRD model applied to COVID-19 dynamics and intervention strategies during the first wave in Kenya

Feb  2021. Electrochemical Determination of Penicillin G in Cow Milk and pharmaceuticals in SDS/Acetate buffer

Feb 2021. Development and Sensory Evaluation of Omega-3-Rich Nile Perch Fish Oil-Fortified Yogurt

Feb 2021. Annona muricata silver nanoparticles exhibit strong anticancer activities against cervical and prostate adenocarcinomas through regulation of CASP9 and the CXCL1/CXCR2 genes axis

Feb 2021. Prevalence and Distribution of Cassava Bacterial Blight in the Kenyan Coast

Feb 2021. An open dataset of Plasmodium falciparum genome variation in 7,000 worldwide samples

Jan 2021. The Importance of Stromal Endometriosis in Thoracic Endometriosis

Jan 2021. Gene co‑expression network analysis of Trypanosoma brucei in tsetse fly vector

Jan 2021. Characterization and engineering of two new GH9 and GH48 cellulases from a Bacillus pumilus isolated from Lake Bogoria

Jan 2021. Rhizobium-Linked Nutritional and Phytochemical Changes Under Multitrophic Functional Contexts in Sustainable Food Systems

Jan 2021. Prevalence of tick‑transmitted pathogens in cattle reveals that Theileria parva, Babesia bigemina and Anaplasma marginale are endemic in Burundi

 

2019/2020 (31 RESEARCH ARTICLES)