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Dr. Samuel Osei-asante

Senior Lecturer
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Kumasi Polytechnic
Ghana

Biography

 Dr. Osei-Asante obtained a Bachelor of Pharmacy and a Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Analysis and Quality Control from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi and a PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences from Nagasaki University, Japan. His research interests are in, investigation of the scientific basis for the use of some medicinal plants in treatment of diseases; isolation and characterization of active drug components in medicinal plants using mass spectroscopy (MS), nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) and high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC). In addition, he conducts research into the potential use of medicinal plants as anti-quorum sensing and/or anti-biofilm agents in the fight against resistant strains of micro-organisms.

Research Interest

  Chemistry Quality Control of Pharmaceuticals & Instrumentation Techniques

Publications

  • S Osei-Asante, M Haratake, T Fuchigami, M Nakayama. An Ionic Polymer Bead-supported Lipid System Using Naturally Occurring Phospholipids.  J. Bioact. Compat. Polym. 2010 May; 25(5):455–464.

  • M Haratake, S Osei-Asante, T Fuchigami, M Nakayama. Fluorescence microscopic characterization of ionic polymer bead-supported phospholipid bilayer membrane systems. Colloids Surf. B. Biointerfaces. 2012 Dec; 100:190–6.

  • A Ugboduma, F Adu, C Agyare, K Annan, S Osei-Asante. Phytochemical Screening and Antimicrobial Activity of Entandrophragma angolense. J. Pharm. Nutr. Sci. 2013;3:241–249.

  • M Haratake, E Takahira, S Yoshida, S Osei-Asante, T Fuchigami, M Nakayama. Improved membrane fluidity of ionic polysaccharide bead-supported phospholipid bilayer membrane systems. Colloids Surf. B. Biointerfaces. 2013 Jul; 107:90–6.

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