Isaac Kweku Quaye

Summary

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Haptoglobin 2-2 phenotype is a risk factor for type 2 diabetes in Ghana
    Isaac K Quaye
    Department of Medical Biochemistry, University of Ghana Medical School, Korle Bu, Ghana
    J Atheroscler Thromb 13:90-4. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Haptoglobin, inflammation and disease
    Isaac K Quaye
    Department of Medical Biochemistry, University of Ghana Medical School, Korle Bu Accra, Ghana
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 102:735-42. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Smokers are over-represented in subjects with ahaptoglobinemia in Ghana
    Isaac Kweku Quaye
    Department of Medical Biochemistry, University of Ghana Medical School, Accra, Ghana
    J Atheroscler Thromb 17:1212-7. 2010

Detail Information

Publications3

  1. ncbi request reprint Haptoglobin 2-2 phenotype is a risk factor for type 2 diabetes in Ghana
    Isaac K Quaye
    Department of Medical Biochemistry, University of Ghana Medical School, Korle Bu, Ghana
    J Atheroscler Thromb 13:90-4. 2006
    ..We conclude that hypertensive and overweight individuals with the Hp2-2 phenotype in Ghana are at a high risk of developing type 2 diabetes and may require a more aggressive management...
  2. doi request reprint Haptoglobin, inflammation and disease
    Isaac K Quaye
    Department of Medical Biochemistry, University of Ghana Medical School, Korle Bu Accra, Ghana
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 102:735-42. 2008
    ..A model is provided to explain the mechanism, which appears to be largely immunomodulatory...
  3. ncbi request reprint Smokers are over-represented in subjects with ahaptoglobinemia in Ghana
    Isaac Kweku Quaye
    Department of Medical Biochemistry, University of Ghana Medical School, Accra, Ghana
    J Atheroscler Thromb 17:1212-7. 2010
    ..We reasoned that natural antioxidant defense systems may be compromised in smokers. To this end, we examined whether haptoglobin (Hp), a potent antioxidant, is impacted negatively by smoking...