Research Publications of AHS

Year 2015

  1. Sohail Shahzad, Muhammad Yar, Saadat Anwar Siddiqi, Nasir Mahmood, Abdul Rauf, Zafar-ul-Ahsan Qureshi, Shahida Afzaal (2015). Chitosan-based electrospun nanofibrous mats, hydrogels and cast films: novel anti-bacterial wound dressing matrices. Journal of Materials Science Materials in Medicine, 26: 136. (IF: 2.38)
  2. Saman Shahid, Nasir Mahmood, Muhammad Nawaz Chaudhry, Shaharyar Sheikh, Nauman Ahmad (2015). Mutations of the human interferon alpha-2b (hIFN-alpha-2b) gene in occupationally protracted low dose radiation exposed personnel. Cytokine, 73: 181-189. (IF: 3.2).
  3. Saman Shahid, Nasir Mahmood, Muhammad Nawaz Chaudhry, Shaharyar Sheikh, Nauman Ahmad (2015). Mutations of the human interferon alpha-2b (hIFN-alpha-2b) gene in brain tumor patients exposed to different environmental conditions. Cancer Gene Therapy, (A journal of Nature Publication Group; 1-16). (IF: 3.15).
  4. Saman Shahid, Muhammad Nawaz Chaudhry, Nasir Mahmood, Shaharyar Sheikh (2015). Impacts of terrestrial ionizing radiation on the hematopoietic system of the Siwalik residents of Pakistan. Polish Journal of Environmental studies, (Article Accepted). (IF: 0.76).
  5. Muhammad Yar. Sohail A Shahzad, Marek Bajda, Lubna Shahzadi, Zulfiqar A Khan, Syed Ali R Naqvi, Sadaf Mutahir, Nasir Mahmood (2015). Synthesis, thymidine phosphorylase inhibition and molecular modeling studies of 1,3,4-oxadiazole-2-thione derivatives. Bioorganic Chemistry, (BIOORG-14-276R2 Accepted). (IF: 2.2)

Year 2014

  1. Rana S, Shahid A, Ullah H, Mahmood S.Lack of Association of the NPAS2 Gene Ala394Thr Polymorphism (rs2305160:G>A) with Risk of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2014;15(17):7169-74.
  2. Rana S, Munawar M, Shahid A, Malik M, Ullah H, Fatima W, Mohsin S, Mahmood S Deregulated expression of circadian clock and clock-controlled cell cycle genes in chronic lymphocytic leukemia.Mol Biol Rep. 2014 Jan;41(1):95-103.
  3. Fatima Ahsan, Amina Arif, Nasir Mahmood, Qurrat ul Ain, Naeem Rashid, Muhammad Akhtar (2014). Characterization and bioassay of post-translationally modified interferon alpha 2b expressed in Escherichia coli. Journal of Biotechnology, 184: 11-16. (IF: 3.340).
  4. Amina Arif, Naeem Rashid, Nasir Mahmood, Muhammad Akhtar (2014). Expression of human interferon ?-2b and Escherichia coli methionine aminopeptidase genes in a single host using two incompatible plasmids. Pakistan J. Zool., 46(4): 983-987. (IF: 0.40)
  5. Zulfiqar Ali Khan, Syed Ali-Raza Naqvi, Ammara Mukhtar, Zaib Hussain, Sohail Anjum Shahzad, Asim Mansha, Matloob Ahmad, Ameer Fawad Zahoor, Iftikhar Hussain Bukhari, Muhammad Ramazan-Saeed Ashraf-Janjua, Nasir Mahmood, Muhammad Yar (2014). Antioxidant and antibacterial activities of Hibiscus Rosa-sinensis Linn flower extracts. Pak J Pharm Sci., 27(3): 469-74. (IF: 1.1)
  6. Hannan A, Munir S, Arshad U, and Bashir N. In vitro antimycobacterial activity of Paksitani beri honey using MGIT 960. International Scholarly Research Notices. (2014) OCT; doi./10.1155/2014/490589.

Year 2013

  1. 1. Uzma Shaukat, Muhammad Ismail, Nasir Mahmood (2013). Epidemiology, major risk factors and genetic predisposition to breast cancer in Pakistani population. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, 14(10): 5625-9. (IF: 1.24)
  2. Muhammad Yar, Marek Bajda, Rana Atif Mehmood, Lala Rukh Sidra, Nisar Ullah, Lubna Shahzadi, Muhammad Ashraf, Tayaba Ismail, Sohail Anjum Shahzad, Zulfiqar Ali Khan, Syed Ali Raza Naqvi and Nasir Mahmood (2014). Design and Synthesis of New Dual Binding Site Cholinesterase Inhibitors: in vitro Inhibition Studies with in silico Docking. Letters in Drug Design and Discovery, 11(3):331-338. (IF: 0.845)
  3. Sohail Anjum Shahzad, Muhammad Yar, Marek Bajda, Bushra Jadoon, Zulfiqar Ali Khan, Syed Ali Raza Naqvi, Ahson Jabbar Shaikh, Khizar Hayat, Adeem Mahmmod, Nasir Mahmood, S?awomir Filipek (2014). Synthesis and biological evaluation of novel oxadiazole derivatives: A new class of thymidine phosphorylase inhibitors as potential anti-tumor agents. Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry, 22: 1008-1015. (IF: 3.151)
  4. Zaib Hussain, Zulfiqar Ali Khan, Syed Ali Raza Naqvi, Sohail Anjum Shahzad, Muhammad Yar, Abdullah Ijaz Hussain, Nasir Mahmood and Khalid Mohammed Khan (2013). Facile Synthesis and Herbicidal Evaluation of 2-Aryl-4H-3,1-benzoxazin-4-ones. Journal of Chemical Society of Pakistan, 35 (2): 449-455. (IF: 0.20)
  5. Syed Ali Raza Naqvi, Qurat-Ul-Ain, Zulfiqar Ali Khan, Zaib Hussain, Sohail Anjum Shahzad, Muhammad Yar, Nasir Mahmood and Samina Koaser (2013). Antioxidant, Antibacterial and Antiproliferative Activities of areal parts of Swertia chirata (Bush Ham) plant extracts using in vitro Models. Asian Journal of Chemistry, 25(10): 5448-5452. (IF: 0.25)
  6. Muhammad Yar, Nafeesa Mushtaq, Sadia Afzal, Abdul Samad Khan, Islam Ullah Khan, Muhammad Nadeem Akhter, Seema Zareen, Sohail Anjum Shahzad, Zulfiqar Ali Khan, Syed Ali Raza Naqvi, Nasir Mahmood, Lubna Tahir, Muhammad Saleem (2013). Synthesis, biological evaluation and study of the effect of various N-substituents on the thermal stabilities of some new diethanolamine derivatives. Asian Journal of Chemistry, 25(13). (IF: 0.25)
  7. Nasir Mahmood, Mariyah Ahsan, Ishafaq Ahmad, Syed Ali Raza Naqvi, Muhammad Yar, Zulfiqar Ali Khan and Sohail Anjum Shahzad (2014). Molecular expression profile of different cellulolytic enzyme genes in Aspergillus niger in response to UV radiation and chemical mutagenesis. Cellulose Chemistry and Technology, 48(5-6): 529-533. (IF: 0.825)
  8. Muhammad Ishfaq, Nasir Mahmood, Idrees Ahmad Nasir and Muhammad Saleem (2014). Molecular and Biochemical Screening of Local Aspergillus niger Strains Efficient in Catalase and Laccase Enzyme Production. International Journal of Agriculture and Biology, 16: 177?182. (IF: 0.808)
  9. Syed Ali Raza Naqvi, Nasir Mahmood, Sumera Naz, Zaib Hussain, Tauqir A. Sherazi, Zulfiqar Ali Khan, Sohail Anjum Shahzad, Muhammad Yar, Iftikhar Hussain Bukhari, Matloob Ahmad, Asim Mansha (2013). Antioxidant and antibacterial evaluation of honey bee hive extracts using in vitro models. Mediterranean Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism, (Springer). 6:247-253.
  10. Muhammad Yar, Nafeesa Mushtaq, Nasir Mahmood, Sadia Afzal, Abdul Samad Khan, Islam Ullah Khan, Muhammad Nadeem Akhter, Seema Zareen, Sohail Anjum Shahzad, Zulfiqar Ali Khan, Syed Ali Raza Naqvi, Lubna Tahir, Muhammad Saleem. (2014). Synthesis, in vitro lipoxygenase inhibition, docking study and thermal stability analysis of novel indole derivatives. Journal of the Iranian Chemical Society, 11: 369-378. (IF: 1.467)
  11. Uzma Shaukat, Nasir Mahmood, Qasar Mansoor, Muhammad ismail (2013). Molecular screening of Aspergillus species in cancer patients by multiplex polymerase chain reaction. Pakistan Journal of Clinical and Biomedical Research. 1(1):14-18.
  12. Syed Ali Raza Naqvi, Nasir Mahmood, Sohail Anjum Shahzad, Zulfiqar Ali Khan, Muhammad Yar, Abdullah Ijaz Hussain, Ameer Fawad Zahoor, Rifaqat Waseem (2013). Phenolic acid content, antioxidant properties, and antibacterial potential of flowers and fruits from selected Pakistani indigenous medicinal plants. ScienceAsia, 39: 340-345. (IF: 0.344)
  13. Koehler K, Malik M, Mahmood S, GieBelmann S, Beetz C, Hennings JC, Huebner AK, et.,al. Mutations in GMPPA Cause a Glycosylation Disorder Characterized by Intellectual Disability and Autonomic Dysfunction. Am J Hum Genet. 2013 Oct 3;93(4):727-734.(IF 10.781).
  14. Shahid A, Rana S, Saeed S, Imran M, Afzal N, Mahmood S. Common Variant of FTO Gene, rs9939609, and Obesity in Pakistani Females. Biomed Res Int. 2013;2013:324093. Epub 2013 Sep 2. (IF 2.706)
  15. Ejaz H, Ikram-ul-Haq, Mahmood S, Zafar A, Javed MM. Detection of extended-spectrum ?-lactamases in Klebsiella pneumoniae: Comparison of phenotypic characterization methods. Pak J Med Sci 2013;29(3):768-772. (IF 0.10)
  16. Khokher S, Qureshi MU, Mahmood S, Nagi AH. Association of immunohistochemically defined molecular subtypes with clinical response to presurgical chemotherapy in patients with advanced breast cancer. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2013;14(5):3223-8. (IF 1.50)
  17. Bijarnia S, Kohli S, Puri RD, Jacob RJ, Saxena R, Jalan A, Sistermans EA, Mahmood S, Verma IC. Molecular Characterisation and Prenatal Diagnosis of Asparto-acylase Deficiency (Canavan Disease)-Report of Two Novel and Two Known Mutations from the Indian Subcontinent. Indian J Pediatr. 2013 Jan;80(1):26-31. (IF 0.919).

Year 2012

  1. Mahmood U, Imran M, Naik SI, Cheema HA, Saeed A, Arshad M, Mahmood S. Detection of common mutations in the GALT gene through ARMS. Gene. 2012 Nov 10;509 (2):291-4.
  2. Imran M, Saeed MT, Mahmood S, Mohsin S, Sohail S, Munir A, Nazir H. A strategy for carrier detection in Pakistani haemophilia B families. Haemophilia. 2012 Jul;18(4):e348-9.
  3. Shahid A, Saeed S, Rana S, Mahmood S. Family history of diabetes and parental consanguinity: important risk for impaired fasting glucose in south east Asians. West Indian Med J. 2012 Jun;61(3):219-23.
  4. Imran M, Mahmood S, Babar ME, Hussain R, Yousaf MZ, Abid NB, Lone KP PRNP gene variation in Pakistani cattle and buffaloes.
  5. Gene. 2012 Aug 15;505(1):180-5.
  6. Bugvi SM, Imran M, Mahmood S, Hafeez R, Fatima W, Sohail S. Screening of intron 1 inversion and three intragenic factor VIII gene polymorphisms in Pakistani hemophilia A families. Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis. 2012 Mar;23(2):132-7.
  7. Imran M, Mahmood S, Hussain R, Abid NB, Lone KP Frequency distribution of PRNP polymorphisms in the Pakistani population. Gene. 2012 Jan 15;492(1):186-94.
  8. Nasir M, et al. (2012). Prevalence and molecular characterization of dengue viruses serotypes in 2010 epidemic. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences, 343 (1): 61-64. (IF: 1.34)
  9. Zulfiqar Ali Khan, Syed Ali Raza Naqvi, Sohail Anjum Shahzad, Nasir Mahmood, Muhammad Yar and Ameer Fawad Zahoor. Synthesis and Antimicrobial activity of 2-Aryl-4H-3,1-benzoxazin-4-ones. Asian Journal of Chemistry, 25(1): 152-156. (IF: 0.25)
  10. Syed ARN, Malik MI, Zulfiqar AK, Saeed AN, Iftikhar HB, Abdullah IH, Nasir M et al. (2012). Tc labeled levofloxacin as an infection imaging agent: a novel method for labeling levofloxacin using cysteine.HCl as co-ligand and in vivo study. Turkish Journal of Chemistry, 36: 267-277. (IF: 0.95)
  11. Sohail AS, Muhammad Y, Zulfiqar AK, Islam UK, Syed ARN, Nasir M and Khalid MK. (2012). Microwave?assisted solvent free efficient synthesis of 1,3,4?oxadiazole?2(3H)?thiones and their potent in vitro urease inhibition activity. European Journal of Chemistry, 3(2): 143?146. (IF: 0.640)
  12. Syed ARN, Zulfiqar AK, Saeed AN, Muhammad Y, Tauqir AS, Sohail AS, Nasir M, Malik MI and Stephen JM (2012). Novel indium-111 labeled gastrin peptide analogues (MG-CL1-4): Synthesis and quality control. Pakistan Journal of Pharmaceuticals (Accepted). (IF: 1.103)

Year 2011

  1. Imran M, Mahmood S. An overview of human prion diseases. Virol J. 2011 Dec 24;8(1):559.
  2. Khokher S, Qureshi W, Mahmood S, Saleem A, Mahmud S. Knowledge, Attitude and Preventive Practices of Women for Breast cancer in the Educational Institutions of Lahore, Pakistan. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2011;12(9):2419-24.
  3. Imran M, Mahmood S. An overview of animal prion diseases. Virol J. 2011 Nov 1;8 (1):493.
  4. Kausar R, Hassan MJ, Khan B, Basit S, Mahmood S, Mir A, Ahmad W, Ansar M Mutations in WDR62 gene in Pakistani families with autosomal recessive primary microcephaly BMC Neurol. 2011 Oct 1;11(1):119
  5. Fatima W, Shahid A, Imran M, Manzoor J, Hasnain S, Rana S, Mahmood S Leptin deficiency and leptin gene mutations in obese children from Pakistan Int J Pediatr Obes. 2011 Oct;6(5-6):419-27.
  6. Khokhar S, Mahmood S, Qureshi MU, Khan SA, Chaudhry NA "Initial Clinical Response" to noeadjuvant chemotherapy: An In-vivo chemosensitivity test for efficacy in patients with advanced breast cancer Asian Pac J Cancer Rev. 2011, 12(4):939-46
  7. Mahmood S, Ahmad W, Hassan MJ. Autosomal recessive primary microcephaly (MCPH): clinical manifestations, genetic heterogeneity and mutation continuum. Orphanet J Rare Dis. 2011 Jun 13;6:39.
  8. Ali A, Babar M E, Mahmood S, Imran M, First report of GTG-banded nomenclature of Pakistani Lohi sheep (Ovis aries) Turk. J. Vet. Anim. Sci. 2011; 35(1): doi:10.3906/vet-0802-26
  9. Mahmood S, Beetz C, Tahir MM, Imran M, Mumtaz R, Bassmann I, Jahic A, Malik M, Nurnberg G, Ali Hassan SA, Rana S, Nurnberg P, Huebner CA. First HPSE2 missense mutation in Urofacial Syndrome.Clin Genet. 2011, Feb 17. doi: 10.1111/j.1399-0004.2011.01649.x.
  10. Itsham B, Nasir M et al. (2011). A study on pharmacological efficacy of Berberis lycium and penicillin G. African Journal of Microbiology Research, 5(6): 725-728. (IF: 0.54)
  11. Ghulam M, Shah J, Saba K, Nasir M et al. (2011). Current status of transmission risk factors and genotypes of hepatitis C virus, in Punjabi population of Pakistan. International Journal for Agro Veterinary and Medical Sciences, 5(2): 271-282.
  12. Nasir M, Sidra Allah Dita, Mariyam Zameer (2011) Biochemical screening of different local fungi for their comparative antibacterial potential. International Journal for Agro Veterinary and Medical Sciences, 5(3): 322-326.

Year 2010

  1. Khokher S, Mahmood S, Khan SA. Response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy in patients with advanced breast cancer: a local hospital experience. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2010;11(2):303-8.
  2. Sajid N, Ahmed N, Mahmood S. Clinicopathological features of transient myeloproliferative syndrome and congenital leukaemia. J Coll Physicians Surg Pak. 2010 Sep;20(9):576-80.
  3. Rana S, Mahmood S, Circadian rhythm and its role in malignancy J Circadian Rhythms. 2010 Mar 31;8:3.
  4. Asim Mumtaz, Nadeem Afzal, Waqas Sami, Romeeza Tahir, Khursheed Javeed, Saqib Mahmood Evaluation of four ELISA based immunoassays for the detection of IgM antibodies against Dengue virus Biomedica Jan - Jun 2010; 26: 54-5
  5. Ghazala N, Muhammad A and Nasir M (2010). Molecular analysis of Ganoderma lucdium (fungus) isolates from Lahore. Pakistan Journal of Botany, 42(5): 3307-3315. (IF: 1.2)
  6. Durrani AZ, Kamal N, Nasir M and Shakoori, AR. (2010). Prevalence of peste des petitis ruminants (KATA) in sheep and goats of Punjab. Pakistan Journal of Zoology, 42(3): 211-216. (IF: 0.4)
  7. Anila ZD, Nasir M et al. (2010). Comparison of three diagnostic methods for Theileria annulata in Sahiwal and friesian cattle in Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Zoology, 42(4): 467-471. (IF: 0.4)
  8. Ali, R., Bajwa, R., Nasim, G., Nasir, M and Jabeen, R (2010). Screening of various Trichoderma isolates collected from Pakistan with their subsequent genetic homology by RAPD analysis. International Journal of Biology and Biotechnology, 7(4): 383-391.Khokher S, Mahmood S, Khan SA. Response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy in patients with advanced breast cancer: a local hospital experience.Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2010;11(2):303-8.

Year 2009

  1. Muhammad Younus, Zafar Iqbal Chaudhry, Nasir, M et al. (2009). PCR detection of Salmonella enteritidis and Salmonella typhimurium in poultry feed. Pakistan Journal of Zoology, 41(5): 421-424. (IF: 0.4)
  2. MA Qadir, SN Abbas, Nasir, M (2009). Ag(I), Pb(II), Cd(II), Hg(II) and Mn(II) binding with human genomic DNA fragment containing interferon alpha2 gene isolated from blood leukocytes. The Journal of Damghan University of Basic Sciences, 2(1): 65-74.
  3. Nadia Rashid, Asim Mumtaz, Saqib Mahmood, Nadeem Afzal, Salma Haq, Tanveer Ahmad. Assessment of Thyroid Dysfunction in Down Syndrome Patients Pak Paed J Dec 2009;33(4):211-7

Year 2008

  1. Muhammad Khurram, Nasir, M et al. (2008). Dengue hemorrhagic epidemic 2008 in Lahore. Pakistan Journal of Zoology, 42(6): 841-843. (IF: 0.4)
  2. Naima Mumtaz, Nasir, M et al. (2008). Reliability of PCR for detection of Bovine Tuberculosis in Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Zoology, 5(40): 347-351. (IF: 0.4)
  3. Anila Zameer Durani, Nasir, M et al. (2008). Chemotherapeutic trials with Calotropis procera against experimental infection with Theileria annulata in cross breed cattle in Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Zoology, 41(5): 389-397. (IF: 0.4)
  4. Hassan MJ, Mahmood S, Ali G, Bibi N, Waheed I, Rafiq MA, Ansar M, Ahmad W. Intragenic deletions in the dystrophin gene in 211 Pakistani Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Patients Pediatrics International (2008) 50, 162-166

Year 2007

  1. Mahfoozur Rehman, Abid Ali Qureshi, Quratul Ain, Saqib Mahmood, MRI findings of Pituitary Gland in Beta Thalassaemia Major Patients Pak Paed J 2007;31(3):137-41

Year 2006

  1. Gul A, Hassan MJ, Mahmood S, Chen W, Rahmani S, Naseer MI, Dellefave L, Muhammad N, Rafiq MA, Ansar M, Chishti MS, Ali G, Siddique T, Ahmad W. Genetic studies of Autosomal Recessive Primary Microcephaly in 33 Pakistani families: novel sequence variants in ASPM gene. Neurogenetics (2006) May;7(2):105-10

Year 2004

  1. 1. Rafiq MA, Ansar M, Mahmood S, Haque S, Faiyaz-ul-Haque M, Leal SM, Ahmad W.A Recurrent Intragenic Deletion Mutation in DSG4 gene in Three Pakistani Families with Autosomal Recessive Hypotrichosis" J Invest Dermatol. (2004) Jul;123(1):247-8