Dr. Christopher Larbie

Senior Lecturer


Dept: Biochemistry and Biotechnology
Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology
KNUST
Kumasi
Ghana

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Research Areas/Interests

Plant Biochemistry and Pharmacology...~more

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Publications

    Larbie, C., Appiah-Opong, R., Acheampong, F., Tuffour, I., Uto, T., Torkornoo, D., Marfo, E., Ankamah-Mensah, D., Opoku Mensah, E. and Abotsi, P. (2015). Anti-proliferative effect of Amaranthus viridis Linn. on human leukemic cell lines – a preliminary study. IJBPS, 6(3): 236-243.

    Apprey, C., Larbie, C., Annan, R.A., Arthur, F.K.N., Abdulai-Saiku, S., Berkoh, D. amd Osei-Akoto, A. (2015). Effect of chemotherapy and disease burden on the nutritional status of patients undergoing treatment for Burkitt’s lymphoma. Der Pharmacia Lettre, 7(2): 95-99.

    Larbie, C., Appiah-Opong, R., Acheampong, F., Tuffour, I., Uto, T., Agyare-Yeboah, G., Abboah-Offei, O., Tagoe, D.N.K., and Inkabi, S.E. (2015). Anti-proliferative effect of Ficus pumila on human leukemic cell lines. IJBPS, 4(2): 330-336.

    Larbie, C., Owusu, P.K., Torkornoo, D. and Asibey, O. (2016). Acute and subchronic toxicity of acqueous ethanolic extract of Ficus pumila leaves in rats. EJBPS; 3(8): 22-27.

    Larbie, C., Torkornoo, D., Nyanor, E. and Asibey, O. (2016). Evaluation of the hepatoprotective potential of hydroethanolic extract of Ficus pumila on CCl4 induced liver damage in rats. Global J Res. Med. Plants and Indigen. Med.; 5(2): 217-225.

    Brown, C., Larbie, C. and Amuzu, D.S.Y. (2016). Prevalence of genetic mutation CYP2C8*5 in selected ethnic groups in Southern Ghana. International Journal of Biochemistry Research and Reviews; 12 (3): 1-9.

    Anim, M.T., Larbie, C., Appiah-Opong, R., Tuffour, I., Owusu, K.B.A. and Aning, A. (2016). Phytochemical, antioxidant and cytotoxicity of hydroethanolic extract of Crotolaria retusa L. WJPR, 5(2), 162-179.

    Apprey, C., Larbie, C., Arthur, F.K.N., Appiah-Opong, R., Annan, R.A. and Tuffour, I. (2015). Antiproliferative effects if isoflavones from soybean and soymilk powder on lymphoma (DG 75) and leukemia (CEM) cell lines. British Journal of Pharmaceutical Research, 7(3), 206-216.

    Acheampong, F., Larbie, C., Arthur, F.K.N., Appiah-Opong, R. and Tuffour, I. (2015). Antioxidant and anticancer properties of Ageratum cornyzoides aqueous extracts. Journal of Global Biosciences, 4(SI 1), 1804-1815

    Acheampong, F., Larbie, C., Appiah-Opong, R., Arthur, F.K.N. and Tuffour, I. (2015). In vitro antioxidant and anticancer properties of hydroethanolic extracts and fractions of Ageratum cornyzoides. EJMP, 7(4), 204-215.

    Donkor, S., Larbie, C., Komlaga, G., & Emikpe, B. O. (2020). Toxicity of the Hydroethanolic Leaves Extract of Duranta erecta in Rat Models. Journal of Pharmaceutical Research International, 32(6), 9-18. https://doi.org/10.9734/jpri/2020/v32i630441

    Owojuyigbe, O. S., Firempong, C. K., Komlaga, G., Larbie, C., & Emikpe, B. O. (2020). Phytochemical, Antioxidant and Safety Evaluation of Hura crepitans (L.) Stem Bark Hydroethanolic Extract in Animals. European Journal of Medicinal Plants, 31(8), 1-16. https://doi.org/10.9734/ejmp/2020/v31i830255

    Ayensu, J., Larbie, C., Annan, R.A.,  Lutterodt, H., Edusei, A.,  Loh, S.P., and Asiamah, E.A. (2020). Palm Weevil Larvae (Rhynchophorus phoenicis Fabricius) and Orange-Fleshed Sweet Potato-Enriched Biscuits Improved Nutritional Status in Female Wistar Albino Rats. Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism, Volume 2020, Article ID 8061365, 8 pages. https://doi.org/10.1155/2020/8061365

    Owojuyigbe, O. S., Firempong, C. K., Larbie, C., Komlaga, G., & Emikpe, B. O. (2020). Hepatoprotective Potential of Hura crepitans L.: A Review of Ethnomedical, Phytochemical and Pharmacological Studies. Journal of Complementary and Alternative Medical Research, 9(2), 1-10. https://doi.org/10.9734/jocamr/2020/v9i230136

    Donkor S, Larbie C, Komlaga G, and Emikpe BO. (2019). Phytochemical, Antimicrobial, and Antioxidant Profiles of Duranta erecta Parts. Biochemistry Research International, 2019 (Article ID 8731595). 11 pages https://doi.org/10.1155/2019/8731595

    Atule MT, Larbie C, and Afriyie C. (2019). Dietary Pattern and Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome in Hypertensive Outpatients and Associated Effect on Target Organ Damage. J Clin Nutr Diet 5(1): 1-9. DOI: 10.4172/2472-1921.100074

    Abdulfatai T. Ajiboye, Olayinka T. Asekun, Oluwole B. Familoni, Zulfiqar Ali, Yan-Hong Wang, Mustafa Ghanadian, Fazila Zulfiqar, Christopher Larbie, Odewo A. Samuel, and Ikhlas A. Khan (2019). Phytochemicals isolated from the root bark of Sarcocephalus latifolius (Sm.) E.A.Bruce. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology, 86, 103909. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bse.2019.05.017.

    Torkornoo D, Larbie C, Agbenyegah S, Dowuona JNN, Appiah-Oppong R, Dotse E, Aning A, Adu B. Sinclear C. (2019). Valuation of the anti – proliferative effect, antioxidant and phytochemical constituents of Ficus pumila International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research 10 (5), 2605-2618. DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.10(5).2605-18

    Larbie C, Owusu Nyarkoh C, Owusu Adjei C. (2019). Phytochemical and Safety Evaluation of Hydroethanolic Leaf Extract of Tecoma stans (L.) Juss. ex Kunth. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2019, 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1155/2019/7417624

    Nyarko RA, Larbie C, Anning AK, Baidoo PK, Emikpe BO, Oyagbemi AA, and Jarikee JA. (2019). Griffonia simplicifolia (DC.) Baill. attenuates gentamicin and cisplatin-induced nephrotoxicty in rats. Comparative Clinical Pathology 2019, 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00580-019-02934-x

    Dongsogo, J and Larbie, C. (2019). Association of metabolic syndrome with the risk of developing liver disease in chronic hepatitis B patients. African Journal of Biochemistry Research 13 (2), 23-29. DOI: 10.5897/AJBR2017.0956

    Atosona A, and Larbie C. (2019). Prevalence and Determinants of Diabetic Foot Ulcers and Lower Extremity Amputations in Three Selected Tertiary Hospitals in Ghana. Journal of Diabetes Research 2019, 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1155/2019/7132861

    Nyarko RA, Larbie C, Anning AK, and Baidoo PK. (2019). Phytochemical Constituents, Antioxidant Activity and Toxicity Assessment of Hydroethanolic Leaf Extract of Griffonia simplicifolia. International Journal of Phytopharmacology, 10 (1), 6-8. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21276/ijp. 2019.10.1.2

    Sarfo-Antwi F, Larbie C, and Babatunde D. (2018). Extracts of Ageratum conyzoides Protects against Carbon Tetrachloride – Induced Toxicity in Rats through Inhibiting Oxidative Stress. Journal of Advances in Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 19(2), 1-14. DOI: 10.9734/JAMPS/2018/ 45189

    Ataanya, D.A. and Larbie, C. (2018). The Association between Micronutrients Levels and Gestational Diabetes: A Cross Sectional Study in Ashanti Region. International Journal of Biochemistry Research & Review, 24 (2), 1-8. DOI: 10.9734/IJBCRR/2018/45107

    Sekyere, A., Larbie, C., Asante, C.P. and Asamoah-Boakye, O. (2018). Prevalence of Hypertension and Prognosis of Associated Dysfunction on Specific Organ Function among Ghanaian Adolescent Students. International Journal of Biochemistry Research & Review, 24 (1), 1-10. DOI: 10.9734/IJBCRR/2018/45034

    Ayertey, E., Tandoh, M.A., Mills-Robertson, F.C., Kumah, D.B., Larbie, C. and Aninkorah, N. P. (2018). Borassus aethiopum Fruit Pulp Extract has Antimicrobial Activity on Selected Clinical Microbial Strains. Journal of Complementary and Alternative Medical Research, 6 (3), 1-8. DOI: 10.9734/JOCAMR/2018/44495

    Sackey, D.S., Larbie, C. and Mensah, F.O. (2018). Geophagia, nutrition and health of women with pregnancy-induced hypertension. Afri Health Sci.; 18(4): 1243-1254. https://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i4.46

    Enoma, D.O. Larbie, C.E., Dzogbefia, V.P. and Obafemi, Y.D. (2018). Evaluation of the antioxidant activities of some wild edible indigenous Ghanaian mushrooms. IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science, 210 (1), 012010. DOI:10.1088/1755-1315/210/1/012010

    Peprah, M., Apprey, C., Larbie, C. and Asamoah-Boakye, O. (2018). Phytochemical Constituents of Flour and Composite Bread from African Palmyra (Borassus aethiopum) Fruit from Ghana. European Journal of Medicinal Plants, 23 (1), 1-7. DOI : 10.9734/EJMP/2018/40502

    Apprey, C., Annan, R.A. Arthur, F.K.N., Larbie, C. and Akoto, A.O. (2018). Nutritional intervention in children undergoing chemotherapy for cancer. Journal of Cancer and Tumor International, 7(4): 1-11.

    Larbie, C., Siaw, P.A., Zon, S. and Kwame Appiah-Kubi, K. (2018). Hydroethanolic Extracts of Ficus pumila is Protective against Gentamicin-Induced Kidney Damage in Rats. JAMPS, 17 (2); 1-8. DOI: 10.9734/JAMPS/2018/41291

    Christopher Larbie, Juliana Oduro and Jesse John Tofah (2018). Aqueous ethanolic extract of Acalypha inferno accelerates the clearance of glucose in normoglyaecemic rats. The Pharma Innovation, 7(2), 79-83.

    Larbie, C., Nyarko, H.N., Tofah, J.J. and Torkornoo, D. (2018). Aqueous ethanolic extract of Acalypha inferno leaves is safe in animals. Int J Pharm Scie Res., 9(6), 1000-1008. DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.9(6).1000-08

    Larbie, C., Mills-Robertson, F.C., Dowuona, J.N.N., Tofah, J.J., Torkornoo, D. and Asare, C.Y. (2017). Phytochemical constituents and biological activity of fractions of stem and leaves of Acalypha inferno. Journal of Pharmaceutical Research International, 20 (8); 1-12. DOI: 10.9734/JPRI/2017/38675.


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