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Aboagye Kwarteng Dofuor


Biological Sciences



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Dr. Dofuor is a molecular cell biologist with expertise in drug discovery and development. He is primarily driven by the passion to facilitate and advance the discovery and development of innovative therapeutic approaches towards a wide range of clinically and environmentally important pathogens. He is also keenly interested in the applications of quantum mechanics and machine learning in biology, which calls for the utilization of essential tools and techniques in mathematics and computation. He seeks to emphasize the approach of critical thinking, originality and creativity towards scientific and philosophical issues.

Host-Pathogen-Pest Interactions, Drug Discovery & Development, Climate Change, Quantum Biology, Quantum Computation/Information, Applications of Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning in Biology.

1. Manful E-E, Dofuor AK, Gwira TM (2024). The role of tryptophan derivatives as anti-kinetoplastid agents; Heliyon, 10 (1):

2. Dofuor AK, Quartey NK-A, Osabutey AF, Boateng BO, Lutuf H, Osei JHN, Ayivi-Tosuh SM, Aiduenu AF, Ekloh W, Loh SK, Opoku MJ, Aidoo OF (2023). The Global Impact of COVID-19: Historical Development, Molecular Characterization, Drug Discovery and Future Directions. Clinical Pathology, 16:

3. Osei-Owusu J, Aidoo OF, Eshun F, Gaikpa DS, Dofuor AK, Vigbedor BY, Turkson BK, Ochar K, Opata J, Opoku MJ, Ninsin KD, Borgemeister C (2023). Buruli ulcer in Africa: Geographical distribution, ecology, risk factors, diagnosis, and indigenous plant treatment options– A comprehensive review ; Heliyon, 9 (11):

4. Dofuor AK, Quartey NK, Osabutey AF, Antwi-Agyakwa AK, Asante K, Boateng B O, Ablormeti FK, Lutuf H, Osei-Owusu J, Osei JHN, Ekloh W, Loh SK, Honger JO, Aidoo OF, Ninsin KD (2023). Mango anthracnose disease: the current situation and direction for future research. Frontiers in microbiology, 14.

5. Aidoo OF, Osei-Owusu J, Chia SY, Dofuor AK, Antwi-Agyakwa AK, Okyere H, Gyan M, Edusei G, Ninsin KD, Duker RQ, Siddiqui SA, Borgemeister C (2023). Remediation of pesticide residues using ozone: A comprehensive overview; Science of The Total Environment, 894:

6. Siddiqui SA, Aidoo OF, Osei-Owusu J, Asante K, Dofuor AK, Boateng BO, Debrah SK, Ninsin KD, Chia SY (2023). Insects as Food and Medicine: A Sustainable Solution for Global Health and Environmental Challenges; Frontiers in Nutrition 10.

7. Osei-Owusu J, Kokro KB, Ofori A, Heve WK, Apau J, Dofuor AK, Vigbedor BY, Aniagyei A, Kwakye R, Edusei G, Antwi BY, Okyere H (2023). Evaluation of phytochemical, proximate, antioxidant, and anti-nutrient properties of Corchorus olitorius, Solanum macrocarpon and Amaranthus cruentus in Ghana; International Journal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 14(2):17-24. ISSN:2152-4114/IJBMB0149285

8. Aidoo OF, Ablormeti FK, Ninsin KD, Antwi-Agyakw AK, Osei-Owusu J, Heve WK, Dofuor AK, Soto YL, Edusei G, Osabute AF, Sosa FL, Aryee CO, Alabi OJ, Setamou M (2022). First report on the presence of the huanglongbing vectors in Ghana. Research Square.

9. Nartey AP, Dofuor AK, Owusu KBA, Camas AS, Deng H, Jaspars M and Kyeremeh K (2022) Digyalipopeptide A, an antiparasitic cyclic peptide from the Ghanaian Bacillus sp. strain DE2B. Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry; 18, 1763–1771.

10. Dofuor AK, Ademolue TS, Kuampah KNA, Ayertey F, Gwira TM (2022). In Vitro Mechanism of Action of Acanthospermum hispidum in Trypanosoma brucei. Advances in Pharmacological and Pharmaceutical Sciences; 1645653.

11. Dofuor AK, Kumatia EK, Chirawurah JD, Ayertey F (2022). Antiplasmodial, Antitrypanosomal, and Cytotoxic Effects of Anthonotha macrophylla, Annickia polycarpa, Tieghemella heckelii, and Antrocaryon micraster Extracts. Advances in Pharmacological and Pharmaceutical Sciences; 9195753.

12. Gariba A, Osei-Owusu J, Aniagyei A, Antwi BY, Kwakye R, Adusei G, Dofuor AK, Vigbedor B (2022). Determination of Dissolved Pesticide Leachates in the West Africa’s Largest Natural Lake. Journal of Environmental Management and Tourism; 13,1(57):128-134.

13. Dofuor AK, Djameh GI, Amoa-Bosompem M, Kwain S, Osei E, Tetevi GM, Ayertey F, Bolah P, Okine LK, Kyeremeh K, Gwira TM and Ohashi M (2021). In vitro effects and mechanisms of action of Bidens pilosa in Trypanosoma brucei: Journal of Traditional and Complementary Medicine;

14. Dofuor AK, Ademolue TS, Amisigo CM, Kyeremeh K, Gwira TM (2021). Chemical Derivatization and Characterization of Novel Antitrypanosomals for African Trypanosomiasis. Molecules; 26, 4488.

15. Dofuor AK, Ayertey F, Bolah P, Djameh GI, Kyeremeh K, Ohashi M, Okine LK and Gwira TM (2020). Isolation and Antitrypanosomal Characterization of Furoquinoline and Oxylipin from Zanthoxylum zanthoxyloides. Biomolecules; 10, 1670.

16. Dofuor AK, Djameh GI, Ayertey F, Bolah P, Amoa-Bosompem M, Kyeremeh K, Okine LK, Gwira TM, and Ohashi M (2019). Antitrypanosomal Effects of Zanthoxylum zanthoxyloides (Lam.) Zepern. & Timler Extracts on African Trypanosomes. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine; 2019:1730452.

17. Dofuor AK, Kwain S, Osei E, Tetevi GM, Okine LK, Ohashi M, Gwira TM and Kyeremeh K (2019).-N-(Isobutyl)-3,4-methylenedioxy Cinnamoyl Amide. Molbank; 2019: M1070.

18. Kyeremeh K, Kwain S, Tetevi GM, Camas AS, Camas M, Dofuor AK, Deng H and Jaspars M (2019). α-d-Glucopyranosyl-(1→2)-[6-O-(l-tryptophanyl)-β-d-fructofuranoside]. Molbank; 2019: M1066.

19. Kwain S, Tetevi GM, Mensah T, Camas AS, Camas M, Dofuor AK, Azerigyik FA, Deng H, Jaspars M and Kyeremeh K (2019). Digyaindoleacid A : 2-(1-(4-Hydroxyphenyl)-3-oxobut-1-en-2-yloxy)-3-(1H-indol-3-yl) propanoic Acid, a Novel Indole Alkaloid. Molbank; 2019: M1080.

20. Tetevi GM, Kwain S, Mensah T, Camas AS, Camas M, Dofuor AK, Azerigyik FA, Oluwabusola E, Deng H, Jaspars M and Kyeremeh K (2019). Paenidigyamycin G : 1-Acetyl-2,4-dimethyl-3-phenethyl-1H-imidazol-3-ium. Molbank; 2019: M1094.