JOURNAL OF THE GHANA SCIENCE ASSOCIATION

Vol 12 (1) JUNE 2010

Table of Contents

Articles

 

NO: ARTICLES AUTHOR(S)
   ABSTRACTS  
1  Ackuaku.pdf S. K. Ackuaku and P. K. Baidoo

Department of Theoretical and Applied Biology, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana

2  INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY AVAILABILITY, ACCESS AND USE BY AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION AGENTS AND FARMERS IN DANGME EAST DISTRICT, GHANA C. Adjoe, C. K. Freeman and S.D. Boateng

Department of Agricultural Extension, College of Agricultural and Consumer Sciences, Box LG 68, University of Ghana, Legon

3  SELECTION OF NEW STANDARD CROSSES FOR THE OIL PALM (Elaeis guineensis J.) THIRD CYCLE OF SELECTION D. Agyei-Dwarko and G. Okyere-Boateng

Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Oil Palm Research Institute, P.O.Box 74 Kade

4   SEROPREVALENCE AND RISK FACTORS FOR HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS, HEPATITIS B AND C VIRUSES INFECTIONS AMONG BLOOD DONORS AT THE BOLGATANGA REGIONAL HOSPITAL IN BOLGATANGA, GHANA N. Amidu1, W.K.B.A. Owiredu2, O. Addai-Mensah1, A. Alhassan3, L. Quaye4 and A.A. Batong4

1Department of Medical Laboratory Technology, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana

2Department of Molecular Medicine, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana

3Laboratory Department, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology Hospital, Kumasi, Ghana

4Bolgatanga Regional Hospital, Bolgatanga, P.O. Box 26, Upper East Region, Ghana

5  POTASSIUM IONS IMPROVE THE PROGESTERONE-INDUCED Ca2+ i INCREASE AND ACROSOME REACTION AS WELL AS THE POTASSIUM-INDUCED Ca2+ i INCREASE IN HUMAN SPERMATOZOA K. Bedu-Addo2 and S.I. Publichover2

Department of Physiology, School of Medical sciences,

1College of Health Sciences, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana

2School of Biosciences University of Birmingham, Birmingham, B15 2TT UK

6  A PRELIMINARY STUDY OF ASSOCIATION OF ERYTHROCYTE SEDIMENTATION RATE WITH MALARIA-SPECIFIC IMMUNOGLOBULIN G AND MALARIA-INDUCED ANAEMIA J.N. Boampong1, S. Acquah2, E.N. Sam-Awortwi1 and M.F. Ofori3

1Department of Human Biology, School of Biological Sciences, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana

2Department of Biochemistry, School of Medical Sciences, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana

3Immunology Department, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, Accra, Ghana

7  PHYLOGENETIC ANALYSIS OF THE BEE TRIBE ANTHIDIINI R. Combey1, P. Kwapong1, C.D. Eardley2 and M. Botchey1

1Department of Entomology and Wildlife, School of Biological Sciences, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana

2Agricultural Research Council, Plant Protection Research Institute, Private bag X134, Queenswood, 0121, Pretoria, South Africa

8  TAXONOMIC SIGNIFICANCE OF SOME VERNACULAR NAMES OF OKRA ACCESSIONS (ABELMOSCHUS SPP.) IN GHANA M. K. Essilfie, I. K. Asante, L. Enu-Kwesi, and C. M. Markwei

Department of Botany, P. O. Box LG 7, University of Ghana, Legon

9  NUMERICAL TAXONOMY AND MORPHOLOGICAL VARIATION OF CULTIVATED OKRA SPECIES (ABELMOSCHUS ESCULENTUS AND A. CAILLEI) IN GHANA M. K. Essilfie, I. K. Asante, L. Enu-Kwesi, and C. M. Markwei

Department of Botany, P. O. Box LG 55, University of Ghana, Legon

 

10 THE EFFECTS OF PPAR DELTA AND ALPHA AGONIST ON FATTY ACID AND GLUCOSE METABOLISM IN VIVO AND IN MOUSE ISOLATED SOLEUS MUSCLE

R.A. Ngala1, C. Stocker2, M.V. Sennitt2, E. Wargent2, J.R.S. Arch2, M.A. Cawthorne2

1Department of Molecular Medicine, School of Medical Sciences, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana 

2Clore Laboratory, University of Buckingham, United Kingdom, MK18 1EG

11 SEASONAL VARIATION IN THE OCCURRENCE OF PREGNANCYINDUCED HYPERTENSION – A GHANAIAN STUDY

 

W.K.B.A. Owiredu1, L. Ahenkorah1, N. Amidu3, C.A. Turpin2, E.F. Laing1

1Department of Molecular Medicine, School of Medical Sciences, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana

2Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, School of Medical Sciences/Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana

3Department of Medical Laboratory Technology, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana

12 SOYBEAN PEPTIDE AS ADDITIVE ON YELLOW FEATHER BROILER CHICKS: NUTRITIONAL AND BIOCHEMICAL PROFILES

 

P.A.Wallace1,2 and L. Yang2

1Council for Scientific and Industrial Research-Animal Research Institute, P. O. Box AH 20, Achimota, Accra, Ghana

2Department of Animal Nutrition and Feed Science, College of Animal Science, South China Agricultural University, Guangzhou, China, 510642

13 RAINFALL VARIABILITY IN GHANA DURING 1961- 2005

 

C.K.A. Yorke1 and J. B. Omotosho2

1Ghana Meteorological Agency, P.O.Box LG 87, Legon-Accra

2Department of Meteorology, Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria