© 2015 Sarah E. Rich

Tinotenda Shoko

RISE Degree(s) 

MSc in Applied Chemistry from the University of Malawi, Chancellor College

PhD in Chemistry from the University of Pretoria

RISE Network(s) 

Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Consumer and Food Science, University of Pretoria 

MSc: A study of volatile flavour constituents of edible fruit pulps of Parinari curatellifolia, Strychnos cocculoides and leaves of Fadogia anclantha, Manihot esculenta and Colocasia esculenta growing in Malawi
PhD: Characterisation and development of new anti-aging ingredients from selected South African plants

Postdoc: Sorghum-cowpea composite porridge as a functional food: phenolic bio-accessibility, bio-availability and effect on blood antioxidant status in rats

Selected Publications 

Shoko T, Maharaj VJ, Naidoo D, Tselanyane M, Nthambeleni R, et al. 2018. Anti-aging potential of extracts from Sclerocarya birrea (A. Rich.) Hochst and its chemical profiling by UPLC-Q-TOF-MS. BMC Complement. Altern. Med. 18(1):54

Shoko T, Saka JDK, Apostolides Z. 2014. Headspace volatiles of the edible fruit pulp of Parinari curatellifolia growing in Malawi using solid phase microextraction. South African J. Bot. 90:128–30

Shoko T, Apostolides Z, Monjerezi M, Saka JDK. 2013. Volatile constituents of fruit pulp of Strychnos cocculoides (Baker) growing in Malawi using solid phase microextraction. South African J. Bot. 84:11–12

External Profile(s) 
RISE Degree(s) Completed 
September 2018