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Dr Beatrice Njeri Irungu

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    Beatrice is a Scientist currently working with Kenya medical Research Institute, Nairobi. MY research interests are (1) drug discovery and development (2) Pharmaceutical drug analysis.
    I also have interest in research ethics


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    1. Afolayan FID, Adegbolagun OM, Irungu B, Kangethe L, Orwa J, Anumudu CI. Antimalarial actions of Lawsonia inermis, Tithonia diversifolia and Chromolaena odorata in combination. J Ethnopharmacol. 2016 Sep 15; 191:188-194. PMID: 27321410.
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    2. Muthaura CN, Keriko JM, Mutai C, Yenesew A, Gathirwa JW, Irungu BN, Nyangacha R, Mungai GM, Derese S. Antiplasmodial potential of traditional phytotherapy of some remedies used in treatment of malaria in Meru-Tharaka Nithi County of Kenya. J Ethnopharmacol. 2015 Dec 04; 175:315-23. PMID: 26409181.
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    3. Irungu BN, Adipo N, Orwa JA, Kimani F, Heydenreich M, Midiwo JO, Martin Björemark P, Håkansson M, Yenesew A, Erdélyi M. Antiplasmodial and cytotoxic activities of the constituents of Turraea robusta and Turraea nilotica. J Ethnopharmacol. 2015 Nov 04; 174:419-25. PMID: 26320684.
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    4. Muthaura CN, Keriko JM, Mutai C, Yenesew A, Gathirwa JW, Irungu BN, Nyangacha R, Mungai GM, Derese S. Antiplasmodial potential of traditional antimalarial phytotherapy remedies used by the Kwale community of the Kenyan Coast. J Ethnopharmacol. 2015 Jul 21; 170:148-57. PMID: 26002768.
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    5. Kiboi D, Irungu B, Orwa J, Kamau L, Ochola-Oyier LI, Ngángá J, Nzila A. Piperaquine and Lumefantrine resistance in Plasmodium berghei ANKA associated with increased expression of Ca2+/H+ antiporter and glutathione associated enzymes. Exp Parasitol. 2014 Dec; 147:23-32. PMID: 25448357.
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    6. Irungu BN, Orwa JA, Gruhonjic A, Fitzpatrick PA, Landberg G, Kimani F, Midiwo J, Erdélyi M, Yenesew A. Constituents of the roots and leaves of Ekebergia capensis and their potential antiplasmodial and cytotoxic activities. Molecules. 2014 Sep 10; 19(9):14235-46. PMID: 25211004.
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    7. Yenesew A, Akala HM, Twinomuhwezi H, Chepkirui C, Irungu BN, Eyase FL, Kamatenesi-Mugisha M, Kiremire BT, Johnson JD, Waters NC. The antiplasmodial and radical scavenging activities of flavonoids of Erythrina burttii. Acta Trop. 2012 Aug; 123(2):123-7. PMID: 22575309.
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    8. Irungu B, Kiboi D, Langat B, Rukunga G, Wittlin S, Nzila A. Methotrexate and aminopterin lack in vivo antimalarial activity against murine malaria species. Exp Parasitol. 2009 Oct; 123(2):118-21. PMID: 19527714.
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    9. Kiboi DM, Irungu BN, Langat B, Wittlin S, Brun R, Chollet J, Abiodun O, Nganga JK, Nyambati VC, Rukunga GM, Bell A, Nzila A. Plasmodium berghei ANKA: selection of resistance to piperaquine and lumefantrine in a mouse model. Exp Parasitol. 2009 Jul; 122(3):196-202. PMID: 19318094.
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    10. Kigondu EV, Rukunga GM, Keriko JM, Tonui WK, Gathirwa JW, Kirira PG, Irungu B, Ingonga JM, Ndiege IO. Anti-parasitic activity and cytotoxicity of selected medicinal plants from Kenya. J Ethnopharmacol. 2009 Jun 25; 123(3):504-9. PMID: 19501282.
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    11. Yenesew A, Derese S, Irungu B, Midiwo JO, Waters NC, Liyala P, Akala H, Heydenreich M, Peter MG. Flavonoids and isoflavonoids with antiplasmodial activities from the root bark of Erythrina abyssinica. Planta Med. 2003 Jul; 69(7):658-61. PMID: 12898424.
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    12. Yenesew A, Irungu B, Derese S, Midiwo JO, Heydenreich M, Peter MG. Two prenylated flavonoids from the stem bark of Erythrina burttii. Phytochemistry. 2003 Jun; 63(4):445-8. PMID: 12770595.
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