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Dr. Isaac Kingsley Amponsah

Dr Dr. Isaac Kingsley Amponsah

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Dr. Isaac Kingsley Amponsah is a Lecturer at the Department of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, CHS, KNUST, Kumasi, Ghana. He is also the Departmental Examinations Offcer. He is a Pharmacist and a member of the Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana (MPSGH).

Qualifications: PhD (Pharmacognosy), B. Pharm, all from the KNUST

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Phytochemistry,
  • Microscopy
  • Standardisation of Herbal Products

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Plant products with anti-inflammatory actions
  • Plant products with antioxidant actions
  • Plant products with antibacterial properties
  • Plant products with larvicidal properties
  • Quality control of Herbal products

Publications

Book

Isaac Amponsah (2012). Anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties of Ficus exasperata: Anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and antimicrobial Coumarins and sterols from the leaves and stem bark. Lambert Academic publishing, ISBN:978-3-8443-0734-4 Available at http://www.amazon.com/Anti-inflammatory-antimicrobial-properties-Ficus-exasperata/dp/3844307346

Others

1. Annan, K., Sarpong, K., Asare, C., Dickson, R., Amponsah, KI., Gyan, B., Ofori, M., Gbedema, S. Y. (2012). In vitro anti-plasmodial activity of three herbal remedies for malaria in ghana: Adenia cissampeloides (Planch.) Harms ,Terminalia ivorensis A. Chev, and Elaeis guineensis Jacq. Pharmacognosy Research, 4(4): 225-229.

2. Rita A. Dickson, Kofi Annan, Theophilus C. Fleischer, Isaac K. Amponsah, Kwabena Nsiah and J.A. Oteng (2012). Phytochemical Investigations and Nutritive Potential of Eight Selected Plants from Ghana. Journal of Pharmacy and Nutrition Sciences, 2(2): 172-177.

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