Mulaa Francis J.

Mulaa Francis J.

Ph.D. Department of Biochemistry, 1990. Obafemi Awolowo University, ILE

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Prof. Mulaa Francis J.
College of Biological and Physical Sciences (Chiromo Campus)

Off Riverside Drive

Principal's office

VOIP 4101
Email: mulaafj@uonbi.ac.ke

Recent publications

2013

Baliraine, FN, Osir EO, Obuya SB, Mulaa FJ.  2013.  Genetic Variation in Rhipicephalus appendiculatus (Acari: Ixodidae) Populations in Kenya, Assessed by two-Dimensional Gel Electrophoresis.

2011

Mulaa, K, wa Gachigi.  2011.  Biosensors in: Handbook of Food Safety Engineering.

Krämer, PM.  2011.  BiosensorsWebsite

J, PROFMULAAFRANCIS.  2011.  Biosensors in: Handbook of Food Safety Engineering. Handbook of Food Safety Engineering. : Da-Wen Sun, Springer Verlag

J, PROFMULAAFRANCIS.  2011.  Enrichment of PUFA in Nile perch free fatty acids by selective enzymatic esterification and subsequent analysis using HPLC-ELSD. European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology. 29 MAR 2011 DOI: 10.1002/ejlt.201000560. : Wiley Abstract

J, PROFMULAAFRANCIS.  2011.  The . Microbial Biotechnology. 1751-7915.. : Plant Molecular Biology Reporter Vol. 27, pp. 79-85. Abstract

J, PROFMULAAFRANCIS.  2011.  Enzymatic Synthesis of Lipophilic Rutin and Vanillyl Esters From Fish By Products. Accepted. J. Agric. Food Chem. 2011. : Plant Molecular Biology Reporter Vol. 27, pp. 79-85. Abstract

2010

J, PROFMULAAFRANCIS.  2010.  Enzymatic oil extraction and positional analysis of ω-3 fatty acids in Nile perch and salmon heads. Process Biochemistry.. Eur. J. Lipid Sci. Technol. 2011. : Wiley Abstract

J, PROFMULAAFRANCIS.  2010.  Enzymatic enrichment of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in Nile perch (Lates niloticus) viscera oil. European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology. Volume 112, Issue 9, pages 977. : Wiley Abstract

2009

Martin, S, Mulaa FJ.  2009.  Screening for Anti-Plasmodium Activity Using Extracts from Extremophiles Found in Lake Bogoria, a Kenyan Soda LakeWebsite

J, PROFMULAAFRANCIS.  2009.  A salt lake extremophile, Paracoccus bogoriensis sp. nov., efficiently produces xanthophyll carotenoids. African Journal of Microbiology Research Vol. 3(8) pp. 426-433 August, 2009. : Academic Journals Abstract

2008

J, PROFMULAAFRANCIS.  2008.  Biodegradability of Poly (lactic acid), Preparation and Characterization of PLA/Gum Arabic Blends. Journal of Polymers and the Environment Volume 16, Number 3, 205-212, DOI: 10.1007/s10924-008-0096-5. : Springerlink

 

2007

Krämer, PM, Weber CM, Kremmer E, Räuber C, Martens D, Forster S, Stanker LH, Rauch P, Shiundu PM, Mulaa FJ.  2007.  Optical Immunosensor and ELISA for the Analysis of Pyrethroids and DDT in Environmental SamplesAbstractOptical Immunosensor and ELISA for the Analysis of Pyrethroids and DDT in Environmental Samples

 

2006

P.M., MRWAMBUAPETER, J PROFMULAAFRANCIS.  2006.  Aluvaala, E.K, Tsuma, L.M Wambua.P.P, Bulimo.W.D, and Mulaa F.J. Identification of Glycosyl Hydrolase producing Extremophilic bacterium using ribosomal DNA sequence. Sequence deposited at Gene Bank under accession number DQ 341411. (2006).. Gene Bank under accession number DQ 341411. : Springerlink

 

OKEYO, DROGOYIDORINGTON, J PROFMULAAFRANCIS.  2006.  Ochieng, W., Mulaa F. J., Francis, Ogoyi, D.O., Ogola, S., Musoke, R. and Otsyula, M.(2006) Viral load, CD4+ T-lymphocyte counts and antibody titres in HIV-1 infected untreated children in Kenya; implication for immunodeficiency and aids progression. Afri. African Health Sciences 6 (1): 3 - 12. : Springerlink

 

J, PROFMULAAFRANCIS.  2006.  Hydrogen peroxide degradation by immobilized cells of alkaliphilic Bacillus halodurans.. Biocatalysis and Biotransformation, 24. 3,. 215-222. : Springerlink

 

J, PROFMULAAFRANCIS.  2006.  Molecular characterization of a tsetse fly midgut proteolytic lectin that mediates differentiation of African trypanosomes.. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 36 (4).. : Springerlink

 

2005

Forster, S, Kremmer E, Rauch P, Mulaa FJ.  2005.  A New Optical Immunosensor Platform for the Analysis of Pyrethroids and DDT in WaterA New Optical Immunosensor Platform for the Analysis of Pyrethroids and DDT in Water

 

J, PROFMULAAFRANCIS.  2005.  Immunization of rabbits with Glossina pallidipes tsetse fly midgut proteins:. Effects on the fly and trypanosome transmission. Vaccine, Volume 23, Issue 29, 31 May Pages 3824-3828.. : Springerlink Abstract

 

J, PROFMULAAFRANCIS.  2005.  Kinyua, J. K., Nguu, E.K., Mulaa, F. J. and Ndung. Vaccine. 23. 3824-3828.. : Springerlink Abstract

 

J, PROFMULAAFRANCIS.  2005.  Hashim SO, Kaul RH, Andersson M, Mulaa FJ, Mattiasson B.Differential scanning calorimetric studies of a Bacillus halodurans alpha-amylase.Biochim Biophys Acta. 2005 May 25;1723(1-3):184-91. Epub 2005 Mar 24. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2005 May 25;1723(1-3):184-91. Epub 2005 Mar 24. : Springerlink Abstract

 

J, PROFMULAAFRANCIS.  2005.  Pectinase-producing microorganisms from Kenyan soda lakes (Manuscript).. Gene Bank under accession number DQ 341411. : Springerlink

 

J, PROFMULAAFRANCIS.  2005.  B. Alkaline active maltohexaose forming α-amylase from Bacillus halodurans LBK 34.. Enzyme and Microbial Technology 36: 139-146.. : Springerlink

 

J, PROFMULAAFRANCIS.  2005.  Production, purification and characterisation of an alkaline-active pectinase by B. halodurans LBK 261 (Manuscript).. Gene Bank under accession number DQ 341411. : Springerlink

 

2004

Baliraine, FN, Bonizzoni M, Guglielmino CR, Osir EO, Lux SA, Mulaa FJ, Gomulski LM, Zheng L, Quilici S, Gasperi G, Malacrida AR.  2004.  Population genetics of the potentially invasive African fruit fly species, Ceratitis rosa and Ceratitis fasciventris (Diptera: T.

 

J, PROFMULAAFRANCIS.  2004.  Baliraine FN, Bonizzoni M, Guglielmino CR, Osir EO, Lux SA, Mulaa FJ, Gomulski LM, Zheng L, Quilici S, Gasperi G, Malacrida AR.Population genetics of the potentially invasive African fruit fly species, Ceratitis rosa and Ceratitis fasciventris (Diptera: T. Mol Ecol. 2004 Mar;13(3):683-95. : Springerlink Abstract

 

J, PROFMULAAFRANCIS.  2004.  Hashim SO, Delgado O, Hatti-Kaul R, Mulaa FJ, Mattiasson B.Starch hydrolysing Bacillus halodurans isolates from a Kenyan soda lake.Biotechnol Lett. 2004 May;26(10):823-8.. Biotechnol Lett. 2004 May;26(10):823-8.. : Springerlink Abstract

 

J, PROFMULAAFRANCIS.  2004.  Maltohexaose production by a recombinant Bacillus halodurans α-amylase:. enhanced yields by in situ product removal (manuscript).. : Springerlink Abstract

 

2003

J, PROFMULAAFRANCIS.  2003.  Evidence for the involvement of a tsetse midgut lectin-trypsin complex in differentiation of bloodstream-form trypanosomes. Insect Sci. Applic. 23(3). 197. Bull Entomol Res. 2003 Feb;93(1):1-10. : Springerlink Abstract

 

J, PROFMULAAFRANCIS.  2003.  Introduction to bioinformatics. Report of the first international course on strategic planning for parasite control.. Eastern and South Africa Centre of International Parasite control (ESACIPAC). 3-21, Feb 2003.P 56- 58.. : Springerlink Abstract

 

J, PROFMULAAFRANCIS.  2003.  Baliraine FN, Bonizzoni M, Osir EO, Lux SA, Mulaa FJ, Zheng L, Gomulski LM, Gasperi G, Malacrida AR.Comparative analysis of microsatellite loci in four fruit fly species 6 of the genus Ceratitis (Diptera: Tephritidae). Bull Entomol Res. 2003 Feb;93(1):1-1. Bull Entomol Res. 2003 Feb;93(1):1-10. : Springerlink Abstract

 

2002

Baliraine, FN, Bonizzoni M;, Lux, S. A; Mulaa FJ, Osir EO, Quilici, S; Gomulski LM, Gasperi G, Malacrida AR.  2002.  Medfly microsatellite markers for species diagnosis and population genetic analysis in three other fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) species.

 

J, PROFMULAAFRANCIS.  2002.  Medfly microsatellite markers for species diagnosis and population genetic analysis in three tephritid fruit fly species.. Proceedings of the 6th International symposium on fruit flies of economic importance, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 6-10 May 2002.. : Springerlink Abstract

 

J, PROFMULAAFRANCIS.  2002.  polymorphism in CD45 locus In African cattle.. Journal Of The Cameroon Academy Of Sciences Vol 2 Supplement (2002) 251-255.. : Springerlink Abstract

 

2001

J, PROFMULAAFRANCIS.  2001.  Protein polymorphism in two populations of the brown ear tick, Rhipicephalus Appendiculatus Neumann ( Acari: Ixodidae). Insect Sci.Applic.Vol.20.(3), 227-231.. Proceedings of the 6th International symposium on fruit flies of economic importance, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 6-10 May 2002.. : Springerlink Abstract

 

2000

Mulaa, FJ, Martin SK, Kiaira JK, Kariuki MM.  2000.  Existence Of Putative Cyclin Homologues In Plasmodium Falciparum GametocytesWebsite

 

J, PROFMULAAFRANCIS.  2000.  Repetitive sequences upstream the pfg27/25 gene determine frequent polymorphism in this subtelomeric locus in laboratory and natural lines of Plasmodium falciparum.. Mol. Biochem. Parasitol. Oct 110 (2): 247-257.. : Springerlink Abstract

 

1998

J, PROFMULAAFRANCIS.  1998.  Signal transduction in malaria gametocytes. biochemical pathways in parasites of medical importance.. Proceedings of a workshop held at the University of Cape Town from 14-16 January (1998). South African Journal of Science. 271-272. : Springerlink Abstract

 

J, PROFMULAAFRANCIS.  1998.  Kariuki MM, Kiaira JK, Mulaa FK, Mwangi JK, Wasunna MK, Martin SK.Plasmodium falciparum: Purification of the various gametocyte developmental stages from in vitro cultivated parasites gametocytes Am J. Trop. Med. Hyg., 59 (4), 505-508.. Am J. Trop. Med. Hyg., 59 (4), 505-508.. : Springerlink Abstract

 

1997

J, PROFMULAAFRANCIS.  1997.  Khan B, Omar S, Kanyara JN, Warren-Perry M, Nyalwidhe J, Peterson DS, Wellems T, Kaniaru S, Gitonga J, Mulaa FJ, Koech DK.Antifolate drug resistance and point mutations in Plasmodium falciparum in Kenya. Trans Trop Med and Hyg 91: 456-460.. Trans Trop Med and Hyg 91: 456-460.. : Springerlink Abstract