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Munyua JK, Almlof E, Larsson M, Razinikiewicz, Lindqvist I. Fractionation by size of Casein micelles on controlled pore size glass. Stockholm: University of Uppsala; 1977.
MULIMBA JAO. A histological microbiological and immunological study of patients undergoing tonsillectomy for recurrent Sore throats at the Kenyatta national hospital..; 1977. Abstract

A histological, microbiological, virological and immunological study of tonsils removed from patients Buffering recurrent attacks of sore throat was done. The study was done on patients seen in Ear., Nose and Throat (E. N. T.) Clinic and wards of Kenyatta National Hospital (K.N.H.) over a period of three months, September to November, 1977. The
patients' ages ranged between 2 years and 38 years. First 29 tonsils were examined histologically, no specific diagnostic features were demonstrable in any. Of 54 throat swabs taken in the clinic only 9 grew pathogens i.e. 6%. Of the 63 tonsils and
63 throat swabs iros same patients examined microbio-logically, 40 tonsils grew pathogens as compared to only 17 throat swabs. No fungi were isolated in any
specimen although they were looked for.67 specimens of tonsillar arid adenoid mater ial were cuItured for viruses, only 9 grew adenoviruses types 1, 2 and 5. 25 tonsillar and adenoid materials were examined immunologically for lymphocyte activity the result
of which was compared w ith lymphocyte activity in the peripheral blood of the same patients. Serum globulin levels were determined in 30 patients. These levels were generally low. The results were analysed, the literature on the various aspects of management of recurrent attacks of sore throat was examined; and this was followed by
discussion. COG81usions wsre drawn based on the above views expresseJ by many authors of articles on this issue

Gatuma AK. A Pharmacognostical, Phytochemical And Pharmacological Investigation Of The Poisonous Principle(s) Of Elaeodendron Buchananii (Loes.) Loes.; 1977. Abstract

A pharmacognostical investigation of Elaeodendron buchananii
(Loes.) Loes. has been undertaken. Phytochemical and pharmacological
properties of the active (poisonous) principles of the plant
have also been studied.
The pharmacognostical investigation of the plant involved identifying
features of the different parts of the plant using photographic
and macroscopic methods .
Results of the screening tests of the different parts of the
plant for the active constituents indicated the presence of chemical
compounds with a, b-unsaturated 6- lactone ring, possibly cardiac
glycosides. Investigation of a suitable solvent system for the extraction
of these compounds was undertaken. Of the different parts
of the plant examined for active principles , the leaves were found
to contain the highest percentage of the chemical compounds with <,
(3- unsaturated 0-- lactone ring. Isolation and purification of the
active principle(s) from the original crude plant extracts involving
the removal of pigments, tannins! resins and excess lead has been
described. Crystellisat ion of the isolated gycoside from a suitable
solvent system and the subsequent study of some of the physical l and
chemical properties of the isolated compound has been described.
From the elemental analysis and the molecular weight of the
isolated compound the molecular formula of t he compound has been
determined as C32H47011. Using the infra-red, ultraviolet, nuclear
magnetic resonance and mass spectra$ a partial molecular structure
has been suggested.
The isolated compound has been reacted with Kedde reagent and
the resulting coloured complex has been examined to see whether it
obeys Beer - Lambert law. The calibration curve obtained has been
used to determine the percentage recovery of the isolated compound
in the leaves of the plant.
The pharmacological study of the isolated compound has also
been undertaken. This study involved the investigation of the
effects of the isolated compound on the blood pressure of anaesthetised
rat and the effect of the compound on the isolated perfused
rabbi t heart.
Suggestions for further work as regards pharmacognostical investigation
of the plant together with ascertaining the exact structural
formula of the compound has been proposed.

Varma S. Tissue Reaction to Surgical Sutures in Infected Wounds. Colorado: Colorado State University; 1976.
Mbindyo BS. Snake Bites in Kenya.; 1975.
Macoco DK. Construction of a Gravity Map, .; 1973. Abstract

To display more clearly the gravity anomalies caused by geologic bodies in the upper parts of the crust, a new colored isostatic residual gravity map of the conterminous United States has been prepared using the gravity data set compiled for the Gravity Anomaly Map of the United States (Society of Exploration Geophysicists, 1982). The new isostatic residual gravity map is based on an Airy-Heiskanen model of local compensation, in which the surface load requiring compensation is defined by 5-min topographic and bathymetric data sets. A colored first-vertical-derivative map of isostatic residual gravity further enhances the short-wavelength anomalies produced by bodies at or near the surface and emphasizes the regional fabrics and trends in the gravity field. For the purpose of displaying gravity anomalies caused by shallow bodies of geologic significance, the nature of the isostatic model and the values of its parameters are of lesser importance than the application of an isostatic correction of some sort. Most isostatic models result in residual gravity maps that appear nearly identical in their main patterns and features. Anomalies on isostatic residual gravity maps should not be casually interpreted in terms of “undercompensation” or “overcompensation” because large-amplitude anomalies can be produced by crustal bodies in complete local isostatic equilibrium. Many isostatic residual gravity anomalies less than several hundred kilometers wide can be related to known geologic bodies. We present here a classification scheme that attempts to categorize such anomalies on the basis of tectonic environment. In general, highs correlate with intruded or accreted mafic material or with upthrusted crustal sections, whereas lows occur over low-density sedimentary or volcanic sections, felsic intrusive bodies, or down-warped crustal sections. Although some longer-wavelength anomalies, such as the broad gravity high centered over Montana, could be manifestations of density contrasts deep in the mantle, many such anomalies can also be modeled by geologically reasonable density contrasts that are isostatically compensated and confined to depths of less than several hundred kilometers, so that their source bodies need not be deep. The fact that certain of these broader anomalies have well-defined boundaries which correlate with near-surface geologic features increases the likelihood that their sources lie entirely within the lithosphere. If so, then the density contrasts required to explain the gravity data imply fundamental anomalies in chemical composition or thermal state for the crustal and upper mantle columns under these regions. We have investigated spectral analysis as a method to quantitatively characterize regional anomaly patterns. Contoured plots of normalized amplitude spectra were prepared for various areas of the isostatic residual gravity field of the United States. These Fourier domain representations show characteristic patterns that can be interpreted in terms of the trends and wavelengths of anomalies and may help to more objectively distinguish geologic basements with different origins or tectonic histories.

Infection and Suture Tolerance. Colorado: Colorado State University; 1973.
wandia Mwangi MM. God in the Philosophy of George Edward Moore. Rome: Pontifical Urbaniana University ; 1972.
Unpublished
Bailasha NK, Nteere JS, Rintaugu EG, Wanderi PM. Motivation orientation in sports - A study of athletes in Kenya .; Forthcoming.
Seth D. Goldstein, MD1; Dominic Papandria MD2; ALMDMPH3;, ani Georges Azzies, MD4; Eric Borgstein FRCS5; CMD6; SFMDMPH7; PJMBCB;RG, Mary Klingensmith, MD9; Mohamed Labib10 FLMD; MMMD11; EO’F12; RRMDMPH7;A, Fizan Abdullah, MD PD1. “Innovative approaches to educating the global surgical worldforce: A pilot camparison of online curricula for use in low and middle income countries”.; Submitted.
Matula PD, Sikalie D. Cross- Cultural Management..; 2018.
Hutchinson DM, Andika DD, Kioko DE, Mulwa DR, Isutsa PD, Musieba MF. Role of AIVs in Climate Smart Agriculture. 2016; 2016.role_of_aivs_in_climate_smart_agriculture.pdf
Masinde M. Open Access4D: Battle not won.; 2015. Abstract

The trend is still: “transferring of Northern designs to Southern realities” While 41% of the world’s household have access to the Internet, Africa is lagging far behind at 9%. Africa has abysmal penetration rate for landline telephone, the number of fixed-broadband subscriptions Internet has increased the digital divide.... Africa is slow to take up technological innovation as most have to be imported from elsewhere..” Liam (2009)

Evans W, Nderitu, J., Cheminingwa. management bean pests. Nairobi; 2015.mgt_of_snap_beans_pests.pdf
Gikunju M. Open Access Resources .; 2015.
Gikunju M. Open Access Initiatives .; 2014.
Mutiga J. VALUE ADDITION AND ATTITUDE CHANGE IN LANGUAGE REVITALIZATION: THE CASE OF KITHARAKA. Nairobi; 2014. Abstractvalue_addition_and_attitude_change.pdf

Many studies, including Anchimbe (2007), Whiteley (1974) and UNESCO (1953) have sought to establish that language loyalty or the lack of it does relate to the presence or death of linguistic identity. Further, it has been claimed that it is within the context of language contact that people become aware of the status of their language against another’s language. People may also observe a greater degree of loyalty to the language of an ethnic group to which they do not belong, because of value they may attach to it compared to their own language and the benefits they may deem to accrue by this allegiance. If this state of affairs is left unchecked, the resultant language shift may lead to the death of the less prestigious of the languages in question. A purposeful value addition and attitude change according to Paulston (1994:16-17) will regenerate and reverse the loss and “give new life to a dead language” especially if there is increased use of the language, as a result of change of attitude and increased functions for general communication, literacy and education.
In this chapter I will highlight factors that led to the marginalization of Kitharaka. Further, I will give examples of other currently or formally marginalized languages of Kenya. I will then narrow down to specifically examine and illustrate the role played by literacy and on-going mother tongue education programme in the revitalization of Kitharaka.

Makworo" "NK, O.Ogoy" "D, Mukabana" "RW, Ochieng" "VO. A comparative efficacy study of commercially available insecticides against Anopheles gambiae.; 2013. Abstract

Efficacy of commercially available insecticides from Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa were tested against Anopheles gambiae mosquitoes. Non-blood-fed, 2-5 day old female mosquitoes were liberated into Peet-Grady chambers sprayed with 0.3±0.1g of insecticides. KT50, KT95 and mortality rates of the mosquitoes were noted 24hrs post-spraying. Field efficacy studies were carried out by spraying insecticides in houses with near uniform resting densities of An. gambiae complex mosquitoes. Mosquitoes entering the houses were collected using hand held aspirators, counted and the means calculated. An. gambiae complex mosquitoes were identified using species diagnostic primers. Laboratory results showed Ridsect and Mortein doom ultrafast to be fast acting with KT50 of 0.412 and 0.1983 minutes and KT95 of 4.339 and 5.947 minutes, respectively, among the Kenyan products. Baygon and Mobil had a fast knock down effect with KT50 of 0.415 and 0.551 and KT95 of 3.022 and 3.877 minutes, respectively, among the Nigerian samples. Mortein odorless had a faster knockdown effect with a KT50 of 0.632 and KT95 of 2.576 while Mortein ultrafast had aKT50 of 0.780 and KT95 of 2.654 minutes among the South African Samples. On mortality rates, Mortein doom ultrafast and Ridsect from Kenya achieved 100% mortality, Mortein PowerGard and Raid from Nigeria resulted to 99% mortality and Mortein odorless and Mortein ultrafast from S. Africa had 100% and 99% mortality. The field efficacy tests showed that the most effective products from Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa were Ridsect, Mobil and Mortein Ultrafast, respectively. Molecular identification assays revealed that the wild mosquitoes consisted of 66.34% (71/107) An. arabiensis and 33.66% (36/107) failed to amplify hence could not be identified. Reconstitution of the insecticides with different active ingredients, substitution and optimization of others is recommended. More research on the biology of the malaria vector will help in improving the reconstitution of the insecticides
Key Words: Anopheles gambiae complex, House resting density, KT50 and KT95

Isutsa PDK, Hutchinson DMJ, Otiato DDA, Kioko DE, Muthoka DPN, Mulwa PRMS, Matofari DJ, Musieba MF, Joseph W. KAPAP Vegetables VC proposal 2ND PHASE- 30-10-2013. Nairobi; 2013.kapap_vegetables_vc_proposal_2nd_phase-_30-10-2013.pdf
Nderitu, J., Evans W, Cheminingwa. Management of thrips. Nairobi; 2013.mgt_of_thrips119.pdf
Wasamba P. Storm. Nairobi; 2013.storm.pdf
Wasamba P. Tender Touch. Nairobi; 2013.tender_touch.pdf
Kianji G. SGL 407: Engineering Geology.; 2012.
Kianji G. SGL 412: Seismology.; 2012.
JOAB OOKO. VALUE PREMIUM AND INDUSTRY TYPE: EVIDENCE FROM THE NAIROBI STOCK EXCHANGE. Nairobi: University of Nairobi; 2011. Abstractvalue_premium_and_industry_type_2.pdf

Investors will always want to invest in projects than can guarantee higher returns than others, holding risk constant. They therefore tend to employ strategies that will contribute to the realization of higher returns. One of the most frequently used strategies is value investing where investors purchase value stocks rather than growth stocks in order to be benefit from potential long term performance of value stocks in the form of superior average returns. In finance, the word value premium refers to the excess return expected as a result of investing in value stocks as opposed to growth stocks. This study sought to find out whether there exists a value premium at the NSE when stocks are sorted on the basis of book to market value, and whether
industry type plays a role in value premium. It’s indicative from the study that value stocks outperformed growth stocks for the period under study. This is consistent with other studies done in Kenya. Muhoro (2004) tested a value premium of 0.64 for the period 1999-2002 at the NSE and Ngigi (2006) also tested the existence of value premium at the NSE. The result of the test in this study , conducted at 0.05 confidence level is that there exist value premium at the NSE. When stocks are grouped according to industries, there still exists value premium. Industrial and allied sector have the highest value premium of 4.125 while agricultural sector have the lowest value premium of -1.162. Therefore for a value strategist at the NSE, industrial and allied sector stocks are the best to invest in while agricultural sector stocks are the worst to invest in. The findings are also consistent with findings from similar studies in other markets in the world. Previous studies show that for 60 plus years value has outperformed growth. The conclusion of this study is that there exists a value premium at the N.S.E when stocks are sorted on the basis of B/M ratio . However there exists no significant difference in value premium across industries. This implies industry type is not a significant determinant of value premium.

WAITA SEBASTIAN. Workshop on Research Grant and Project Grant Training on proposal writing. NAIROBI: Elsevier; 2011. Abstract

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Wasamba P. Morning Star. Nairobi; 2010.morning_star.pdf
Wasamba P. Pilgrim. Nairobi; 2010.a_pilgrim.pdf
Wasamba P. Down Me. Nairobi; 2009.down_me-1.pdf
Wasamba P. Immortal.; 2009.immortal.pdf
Omangi HG. Types of Communication.; 2009.
Omangi HG. Types of Communication.; 2009.
Omangi HG. Culture and Conflict.; 2008.
Omangi HG. Culture and Conflict.; 2008.
Owiti L. Kenya's Achievements and Challenges in Implementing the Beijing Platform for Action. Nairobi: Kenya Avancement for the Rights of the Child; 2005.
Iraki XN. Prospects of A Futures Market in Kenya . Nairobi; 1996.
PHOEBE DRODHIAMBOACHIENG. F. A. Odhiambo. UN-HABITAT; 1988. Abstractabstract_1.doc

Inflammation may play an important role in the pathophysiology of sickle cell disease (SCD), and recent studies have identified the 70-kDa heat shock protein (Hsp70) as an important mediator of inflammatory responses. Here we demonstrate a significant increase in circulating serum Hsp70 level in SCD during vaso-occlusive crisis (VOC) as compared with baseline steady-state levels (P <0.05) and a significant increase in Hsp70 levels in SCD at baseline compared with normal controls (P <0.05). Taken together, these results indicate that circulating serum Hsp70 might be a marker for VOC in SCD.

Web Article
Dr. Kamenju J. https://mukuyu.wordpress.com.; 2019.
Mulwa M. Is Kenya Ready for an MVNO.; 2015.
Waweru JN. Library orientation.; 2014.
Kabugu A, Gikunju M. Open access and the role of the librarian.; 2014.
CT O. HydroMe: R codes for estimating water retention and infiltration model parameters using experimental data.; 2013. Abstract

This package is version 2 of HydroMe v.1 package. It estimates the parameters in infiltration and water retention models by curve-fitting method. The models considered are those that are commonly used in soil science. It has new models for water retention characteristic curve and debugging of errors in HydroMe v.1

Sebastian W, Justus S, Robinson M, Alex O. Promoting photovoltaic energy in Kenya through training.; 2013.
 Kathumo VM, Gachene CKK, Okello JJ, Ngigi M, Miruka M. Using PGIS Reverse Lower Tana River Forest Destruction: Comprehending the Magnitude of Problem, Kenya.; 2012.
Dr. Kamenju J. https://mukuyu.wordpress.com.; 2011.
Ojienda T, Aloo LO. Researching Kenyan Law.; 2011.
O. MAGOMERET, D. OBUKOSIAS, W. PROFMUTITUEUNICE, F O, C. NGICHABE, I. SHIBAIROS. Molecular Characterization of ‘Candidatus’ liberibacter species/strains causing huanglongbing disease of citrus in Kenya..; 2009.
Othieno CJ, Kitazi N, Mburu J, Obondo A, Mathai MA, Loewenson R. Community participation in the management of Mental disorders in Kariobangi, Kenya .; 2008.
OMARI HASSAN. Environmental Ethics in Islam.; 2008.
E. GICHURE, O. AGWANDAC, C. COMBESM, W. PROFMUTITUEUNICE, K. NGUGIEC, B. BERCRAND, P. LASHERMES. Identification of Molecular Markers linked to a gene conferring resistance to coffee berry disease (Colletotrichum Kahawae in Coffee arabica..; 2008.
Kevin Pietersen, Hans BeekmanAllali Abdelkader HGAOEOTADLLS. Africa Environment Outlook2 (AEO2).; 2006.

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