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Genevieve Etornam Adukpo

Country of origin: Ghana Currently in: Ghana, Cape Coast General field of specialization: Chemical Sciences
Academic Background


2005 Doctorate Chemical Sciences
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Chemical Sciences

Assessment of Nutritional, functional and Sensory properties of cowpea varieties Analysis of Pesticide residue in cowpea seeds and leaves Antocyanins from root, stem and leaves of Tetracera alnifolia Comparative studies on antioxidant activities of Hibiscus sabdariffa Chemical studies of bracket mushrooms in Ghana Chemical and microbial analysis of Cnidoscolus aconitiflolius

Publications resulting from Research: 

1) MB Adinortey, C Ansah, A Weremfo, CA Adinortey, GE Adukpo, EO Ameyaw, AK Nyarko. DNA damage protecting activity and antioxidant potential of Launaea taraxacifolia leaves extract. J Nat Sc Biol Med ;9:6-13 2018
2) PM Fynn, Y Opoku-Boahen, GE Adukpo and FA Armah, Anti-inflammatory and Antioxidant Activities of Canthinone Alkaloids from Anthostema aubryanum (Baill) J. Nat. Prod. Plant Resour., 6 (2):13-24, 2016 (
3) R. Hanson, AK Twumasi, K Aryeetey, A Sam, GE Adukpo, Secondary School Students’ Conceptual Understanding of Physical and Chemical Changes. Asian Journal of Education and Training, 2(2): 44-52, 2016
4) PM Fynn, Y Opoku-Boahen, GE Adukpo and FA Armah, Anthostema aubryanum Baill: Its Anti-inflammatory and Antioxidant Activities of the root bark extract. Der Pharmacia Lettre, 8 (3):173-181, Der Pharmacia Lettre, 2016, 8 (3):173-181, 2016,(
5) GE Adukpo, R Agbemafle, A T. Asare, E Diabor and M J Akonor; Evaluation of Some Breeding Lines of Cowpea for Nutritional and Functional Properties, 2nd Africa Regional Conference Technical Proceedings, Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD), pages 353-361, 2014
6) J. A. Kwarteng, GE Adukpo, R. J. S. Okoto, Integrated Science for Upper Primary, Pupils‘ Book 5, Accra, Allgoodbook Ltd. 2014
7) GE Adukpo, D. C. Adukpo, H. Arthur-Gyan, Integrated Science for Upper Primary, Pupil Book 4, Accra, Allgoodbook Ltd. 2014
8) AT. Asare, R. Agbemafle, GE Adukpo, E. Diabor and KA. Adamtey, Assessment of functional properties and nutritional composition of some cowpea (Vigna unguiculata l.) genotypes in Ghana, ARPN J. Agric. and Biol. Sc., Vol. 8, No. 6, 465-469, 2013 www.arpnjournals.com_jabs_research_papers_rp_2013_jabs_0613_578

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Higher Education Study


Ghana Chemical Society
Ghana Science Association
Graduate Women International (GWI)
Ghana Science Association (GSA)
Ghana Association of University Women (GAUW)
Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC)
Western Africa Natural Products Research Scientists (WANNPRESS)
OWSD 6th General Assembly certificate: download

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