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Adefolaju, A.G., Mwakikunga, A. Lopinavir and Curcumin directly alters BAX/BCL2 and VEGF165b mRNA levels to suppress human squamous cervical carcinoma cell growth. International Journal of Morphology 2019; 35(3): 1019-1031.

Adefolaju, G.A., Falana, B.A., Oyewopo, A.O., Mwakikunga, A. (2018) Talinum triangulare increases hepatic antioxidant gene expression profile in carbon tetrachloride-induced rat liver injury in Bioactive compounds of medicinal plants: Properties and potential for human health. ISBN: 9781771886482.

Ali AT, Chirambo G, Penny CB, Paiker J, Ikram F, Psaras, et al. Ethnic differences in pre-adipocyte intracellular lipid accumulation and alkaline phosphatase activity. Clin Chim Acta 2015;438: 382-7. DOI: 10.1016/j.cca.2014.09.022

Allain T, Katundu K, Mulwafu W. Ward Round – Cough, painful throat and progressive hoarseness of voice for 1 year. Malawi Med J 2010; 22(1): 29.

Chaguza C, Andam CP, Harris SR, Cornick JE, Yang M, Bricio-Moneno L, Kamng;ona AW, et al. Recombination in Streptococcus pneumoniae Lineages Increase with Carriage Duration and Size of the Polysaccharide Capsule. MBio 2016; 7(5). Doi: 10.1128/mBio.01053-16

Chirambo G, Van Niekerk C, Crowther NJ. The role of alkaline phosphatase in intracellular lipid accumulation in the human hepatocarcinoma cell line, HepG2. Exp Mol Pathol 2017; 102(2). DOI: 10.1016/j.yexmp.2017.02.007

Chisati EM, Nyasa C, Banda AM. Preparticipation physical evaluation: An opportunity for Malawian athletes. Malawi Med J 2016;28(4): 182-184. URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/mmj.v28i4.7

Cornick JE, Bishop OT, Yalcin F, Kiran AM, Kumwenda B, Chaguza C, et al. The global distribution and diversity of protein vaccine candidate antigens in the highly virulent Streptococcus pnuemoniae serotype 1. Vaccine 2017; 36(6): 972-980. DOI: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2016.12.037

Coverdale JPC, Katundu KGH, Sobczak AIS , Arya S , Blindauer CA & Stewart AJ, 2018. Ischemia-modified albumin: crosstalk between fatty acid and cobalt binding ‘ Prostaglandins, Leukotrienes and Essential Fatty Acids , vol. 135 , pp. 147-157

Fulakeza JRM, Banda RL, Lipenga TR, Terlouw DJ, Nkhoma SC, Hodel EM: Comparison of Two Genotyping Methods for Distinguishing Recrudescence from Reinfection in Antimalarial Drug Efficacy/Effectiveness Trials. Am J Trop Med Hyg, 2018; 99(1):84-86.

Harawa V, Nije M, Kessler A, Choko A, Kumwenda B, Kampondeni , et al. Brain swelling is independent of peripheral plasma cytokine levels in Malawian children with cerebral malaria. Malar J. 2018; 17: 435. DOI: 10.1186/s12936-018-2590-0

Ihunwo AO, Tembo LH, Dzamalala C. The dynamics of adult neurogenesis in human hippocampus. Neural Regen Res 2016; 11(12). DOI: 10.4103/1673-5374.195278

J, McNitt S, Vareta J, Saidi A, Mvula G, Taylor T, Mathanga D, Small D, Skarbinski J, Gutman J and Seydel K. Comparison of msp genotyping and a 24 SNP molecular assay for differentiating recrudescence from reinfection. Submitted to Malaria journal.

Jambo KCTembo DLKamng’ona AWMusicha PBanda DHKankwatira AM, et al. HIV-associated disruption of lung cytokine networks is incompletely restored in asymptomatic HIV-infected Malawian adults on antiretroviral therapy. ERJ Open Res 2017; 3(4). DOI: 10.1183/23120541.00097-2017

Jere KC, Chaguza C, Bar-Zeev N, Lowe J, Peno C, Kumwenda B, et al. Emergence of Double- and Triple-Gene Reassortant G1P[8] Rotaviruses Possessing a DS-1-Like Backbone after Rotavirus Vaccine Introduction in Malawi. J Virol 2018; 92(3): e01246-17. DOI: 10.1128/JVI.01246-17

Kamng’ona A, Moore JP, Lindsey G, Brandt W. Inhibition of HIV-1 and M-MLV reverse transcriptases by a major polyphenol (3,4,5 tri-O-galloylquinic acid) present in the leaves of the South African resurrection plant, Myrothamnus flabellifolia. J Enzym Inhib Med Chem 2011; 26(6): 843-853, DOI: 10.3109/14756366.2011.566220

Kamng’ona AW, Hinds J, Bar-Zeev N, Gould KA, Chaguza C, Msefula C, et al. High multitude carriage and emergence of streptococcus pneumonia vaccine serotype variants in Malawian children. BMC Infect Dis 2015:15; 234. DOI: 10.1186/s12879-015-0980-2

Katundu KGH, Hill LT, Davids LM, Joubert IA, Miller MGA, Piercy JL, Michelle WL.. An observational study on the relationship between plasma vitamin C, blood glucose, oxidative stress, endothelial dysfunction and outcome in patients with septic shock. Southern African Journal of Critical Care 2016;32(1):21.

Katundu KGH, Mutafya TW, Lozani NC, Nyirongo PM, Uebele ME. An observational study of perioperative nutrition and postoperative outcomes in patients undergoing laparotomy at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital in Blantyre, Malawi. Malawi Med J 2018; 30(2): 79-85.

Khazaipoul. S, Katundu K, Blindauer CA, Pitt SJ, Stewart A; P571Role of free fatty acids in controlling plasma zinc dynamics and its effect on the aggregation properties of platelets. 2018, Cardiovascular Research 114(suppl_1):S140-S140. DOI: 10.1093/cvr/cvy060.423

Kumwenda B, Litthauer D, Reva O. Analysis of genomic rearrangements, horizontal gene transfer and role of plasmids in the evolution of industrial important Thermusspecies. BMC Genomics 2014; 15(1): 813. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2164-15-813

Lampiao F, Huussen J, Du Plessis SS. Effects of Nitric Oxide Exposure on Human Sperm Function and Apoptosis Markers. The Open Reproductive Science Journal 2014; 6(1):17-20. DOI: 10.2174/1874255601406010017

Manda JK, Page BJ, Tchokonte-Nana V. Mesenchymal cells are required for epithelial duct cell-to-beta cell maturation and function in an injured adult pancreas in the rat. Acta Histochem 2017; 119(7). DOI: DOI: 10.1016/j.acthis.2017.08.004

Manda JK, Thokonte-Nana V. Immunohistochemical characterization of pancreatic duodenal homeobox protein-1, neurogenin-3, and insulin protein expressions in islet-mesenchymal cell in vitro: A morphochronological evaluation. Iran L Basic Med Sci 2018; 21(11). DOI: 10.22038/ijbms.2018.26688.6536

Manjatika A, Mwakikunga A, Mazengenya P, Adefolaju GA, Schepartz LA (In press) Morphometric description of thoracic vertebral pedicles in Malawians and implications for pedicle screw design. Folia Morphological

Msiska KEM, Kumitawa A, Kumwenda B. Factors affecting the utilisation of electronic medical records system in Malawian central hospitals. Malawi Med J 2017; 29(3): 247-253. DOI: 10.4314/mmj.v29i3.4

Musaya J, Chisi J, Senga E, Nambala P, Maganga E, Matovu E, et al. Polymerase chain reaction identification of Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense in wild tsetse flies from Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve, Malawi. Malawi Med J 2017; 29(1): 11. DOI: 10.4314/mmj.v29i1.3

Musaya J, Matovu E, Senga E, Nyirenda M, Chisi J. AcSDKP is down-regulated in anaemia induced by Trypanosoma brucei infection in mice. Malawi Med J 2017 29(3): 257. DOI: 10.4314/mmj.v29i3.6

Musopole A. (2016), Analysing Periodicity in Remote Sensing Images for Lake Malawi, Journal of Climatology & Weather Forecasting, 4: 154. doi:10.4172/2332-2594.1000154

Musopole A. (2016), Functional Clustering of Particulate Matter Less than 10 Microns: a Case of Africa, Journal of Pollution Effects & Control, 4: 170. doi: 10.4172/2375-4397.1000170 .

Musopole, A. (2016), Investigating Temporal Patterns and Spatial Correlation in RSI, Scholars’ Press, Saarbrucken, ISBN:978-3-659-84342-6

Mwakikunga, A, Katundu K, Msamati B, Adefolaju AG, & Schepartz L. An anatomical and osteometric study of the femoral sulcus angle in adult Malawians. African Health Sciences 2016; 16(4): 1182–1187.

Mwakikunga, A., Adefolaju, A.G., Schepartz, L., Hosie, M. (In press) Focal adhesion proteins Paxillin and FAK during pregnancy in rat uterine cells: Anastrozole favors their normal distribution. International Journal of Morphology.

Mwakikunga, A., Adefolaju, A.G., Schepartz, L., Hosie, M. (2017) Focal adhesion proteins vinculin and integrin β5 during pregnancy in rat uterine cells: Anastrozole favors their normal distribution. International Journal of Morphology 35(3): 1019-1031.

Mwakikunga, A., Hosie, M. (2016) Anastrozole is a dose specific superovulator and favors implantation in rats: a prospective study. Cell and Tissue Research Journal 364:209-217.

Mwakikunga, A., Katundu, K., Msamati, B., Adefolaju, A.G., Schepartz, L. (2016) An anatomical and osteometric study of the femoral sulcus angle in adult Malawians. African Health Sciences Journal 16(4): 1182-1187.

Nahuku Aeron M.A. , Kelvin Tembo, Estiner Katengeza, Flemmings F. Ngwira (2018); “Analysis of RF Radiation Levels from Mobile Phone Base Stations in Selected Urban Areas of Blantyre”; Advances in Ecological and Environmental. Research, Vol. 3, Issue 8, Pages 145-154: http://www.ss-pub.org/journals/aeer/vol-3/vol-3-issue-8-august-2018/

Nambala P, Musaya J, Hayashida K, Maganga E, Senga E, Kamoto K. Comparative evaluation of dry and liquid RIME LAMP in detecting trypanosomes in dead tsetse flies. Onderstepoort J Vet Res 2018; 85(1): a1543. DOI: 10.4102/ojvr.v85i1.1543

Sisya TJ, Kamn’gona RM, Vareta JA, Fulakeza JM, Mukaka MF, Seydel KB, Laufer MK, Taylor TE, Nkhoma SC. Subtle changes in Plasmodium falciparum infection complexity following enhanced intervention in Malawi. Acta Tropica 2015; 142:108–114.

Tchokonte-Nana V, Cockburn IL, Manda JK. Islet cell research brings hope for a diabetes cure: Meeting report from the 6th annual islet society meeting in Stellenbosch, South Africa. Islets 6(4): e963387-1. DOI: 10.4161/19382014.2014.963387

Tchokonte-Nana V, Manda JK. Early islets and mesenchyme from an injured adult pancreas improve syngeneic engraftments and islet graft function in diabetic rats. Acta Histochem 2018; 120(4). DOI: 10.1016/j.acthis.2018.03.008

Tembo LH, Ngwira FF. The impact of self-efficacy beliefs on learning strategies: towards learning Human Anatomy at College of Medicine. J Contemp Med Edu 2016; 4. DOI: 10.5455/jcme.20160603033340

Chaguza CCornick JEAndam CPGladstone RAAlaerts MMusicha PPeno CBar-Zeev NKamng’ona AW, et al. Population genetic structure, antibiotic resistance, capsule switching and evolution of invasive pneumococci before conjugate vaccination in Malawi. Vaccine 2017; 35(35 Pt B): 4594-4602. DOI: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2017.07.009.