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Dr Sarah Naulikha Kituyi Publications

  1. Beckley, S.J.; Hunter, M.C.; Kituyi, S.N.; Wingate, I.; Chakraborty, A.; Schwarz, K.; Makhubu, M.P.; Rousseau, R.P.; Ruck, D.K.; de la Mare, J.-A.; Blatch, G.L.; Edkins, A.L. (2020) STIP1/HOP Regulates the Actin Cytoskeleton through Interactions with Actin and Changes in Actin-Binding Proteins Cofilin and Profilin. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2020, 21, 3152.
  2. Kiplimo D, Mugweru J, Kituyi S, Kipnyargis A, Mwirichia R. Diversity of esterase and lipase producing haloalkaliphilic bacteria from Lake Magadi in Kenya. J Basic Microbiol. 2019;1–12.
  3. Kituyi, S.N., Edkins. L.K. (2018) Hop/STIP1 depletion alters nuclear structure via depletion of nuclear structural protein emerin. ISSN 0006-291X,
  4. Kituyi, S. N et al ., How well do malaria tests correlate with disease severity? Comparison of parasite density in children with mild and severe malaria.Malaria World Journal 2014 5:7
  5. Kituyi, S. N & Adrienne LE .,Hop depletion disrupts nuclear structure by depletion of emerin. Submitted for publication to the BBA- Molecular cell research Journal BBAMCR-17-443.
  6. Clinton G.L. Veale, Weiyang Chenc, Sushil Chaudharyc, Kituyi, S. N , Michelle Isaacs, Heinrich Hoppe, Adrienne L. Edkins, Sandra Combrinck Bewketu Mehari NMR structural elucidation of channaine, an unusual alkaloid from Sceletium tortuosum.Phytochemistry Letters 23 (2018) 189–193
  7. ​Wingate I, Adrienne LE, Kituyi SN & De La Mere JA., Identification of​ Novel Roles of Hop via Proteomic Analysis. Manuscript in preparation for Submission to the Journal of Cell Stress by April 2018
  8. ​Beckley SJ, Kituyi, S. N , Blatch G & Adrienne LE, The Role of Stress Inducible Protein 1 in the Regulation of Actin Dynamics. Manuscript in preparation for Submission to the BBA-Molecular Cell Research Journal by May 2018

Conferences Attended

•    Keystone eSymposia meeting on Vaccinology in the Age of Pandemics: Strategies Against COVID-19 & Other Global Threats on June 15-16, 2020.
•    The 8th international congress on the HSP90 chaperone in Seeon-Bayern
•     The 25th South African Society for Biochemistry and Microbiology (SASMB) conference in East London- 2016
•     The 6th MIM Pan-African Conference on Malaria- 2013-Durban
•    The KEMRI Annual Scientific and Health Conference (KASH-2014)- Nairobi
Professional Membership
•    The South African Society for Biochemistry and Microbiology (SASMB) 2016 to Date
•    The African Society for Laboratory Medicine-2014 to date
Research Collaborations
•    The Biomedical Biotechnology Research Unit (Biobru)-Rhodes University South Africa
•    The US Army Medical Research Unit-Basic Science Laboratory-USAMRD-KEMRI
•    The South Eastern Kenya University-SeKu