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    • First genotoxicity assessment of marine environment in Qatar using the local Pearl oyster Pinctada radiata 

      Leitão, Alexandra; Al-Shaikh, Ismail; Hassan, Hassan; Ben Hamadou, Radhouan; Bach, Steffen ( Elsevier , 2017 , Article)
      The Arabian Gulf countries’ marine environment has been subjected to increasing industrial development and anthropogenic pressure, leading to the growing introduction of contaminants into the marine environment, with a ...
    • First record of microsporedean and myxosporeans (Protozoa) infecting some Arabian Gulf fish off the coasts of Emirates and Qatar with a description Myxobolus arabicus n.sp 

      Kardousha, M.; El-Tantawy, S. ( Arabian Gulf University , 2002 , Article)
      During a comprehensive survey carried out on helminth parasites of Arabian Gulf fishes mainly from the coasts of the Emirates and Qatar, two microsporeans and three myxosporeans Protozoa were reported and described for the ...
    • FIRST RECORD OF SOME AQUATIC FAUNA COLLECTED FROM QATARI INLAND WATERS WITH REFERENCE TO ARABIAN PENINSULA 

      Kardousha, Mahmoud M. ( International Journal of Current Research , 2016 , Article)
      One of the man-made wetland fauna from September 2010 up to June 2013 during random intervals. The investigations have revealed 24 species of macroinvertebrates: one Rotifer, 3 gastropods, one Notostracan, 2 Ostracods, 2 ...
    • First report of some adult mosquitoes captured by CDC gravid traps from North-Eastern Qatar 

      Kardousha, Mahmoud Mohammed ( Elsevier , 2016 , Article)
      ObjectiveTo report six species of female mosquitoes caught in CDC gravid traps for the first time in Qatar. MethodsFive traps were installed in Al-Khor community, north-eastern Qatar during the outbreak season between ...
    • First report of Thielaviopsis punctulata causing black scorch disease on date palm in Qatar 

      Al-Naemi, F.A.; Nishad, R.; Ahmed, T.A.; Radwan, O. ( American Phytopathological Society , 2014 , Article)
      Ceratocystis radicicola (anamorph: Thielaviopsis paradoxa) was reported as an economically important pathogen causing serious diseases on date palm such as rhizosis (2) and black scorch (3) or as an associated pathogen ...
    • Flavin Oxidase-Induced ROS Generation Modulates PKC Biphasic Effect of Resveratrol on Endothelial Cell Survival. 

      Posadino, Anna Maria; Giordo, Roberta; Cossu, Annalisa; Nasrallah, Gheyath K; Shaito, Abdullah; ... more authors ( MDPI , 2019 , Article)
      Dietary intake of natural antioxidants is thought to impart protection against oxidative-associated cardiovascular diseases. Despite many in vivo studies and clinical trials, this issue has not been conclusively resolved. ...
    • Foraging in space and time structure an African small mammal community 

      Abu Baker, Mohammad A.; Brown, Joel S. ( Springer Verlag , 2014 , Article)
      We used live-trapping and foraging to test for the effect of habitat selection and diet on structuring a community of six small mammals and one bird within the Soutpansberg, South Africa. We established grids that straddled ...
    • Framework of basin eco-compensation standard valuation for cross-regional water supply – a case study in northern China 

      Chen, Junyu; Liu, Gang; Wang, Huimin; Alatalo, Juha M.; Yang, Zhangqian; ... more authors ( Elsevier , 2020 , Article)
      Basin eco-compensation (BEC) helps balance development opportunities and ecological protection. With rising demand for water and severe ecological problems driven by rapid economic growth, an appropriate BEC standard is ...
    • Fungal and aflatoxin contamination of marketed spices 

      Hammami, Walid; Fiori, Stefano; Al Thani, Roda; Kali, Najet Ali; Balmas, Virgilio; ... more authors ( Elsevier Ltd. , 2014 , Article)
      Fourteen spice samples were collected from local markets in Doha, Qatar, during 2012, and were surveyed for the presence of potentially harmful mycoflora and for contamination with aflatoxins B1, B2, G1, and G2 by ...
    • Ginsenoside Rb1 inhibits fibrillation and toxicity of alpha-synuclein and disaggregates preformed fibrils 

      Ardah, Mustafa T.; Paleologou, Katerina E.; Lv, Guohua; Menon, Sindhu A.; Abul Khair, Salema B.; ... more authors ( Elsevier , 2015 , Article)
      Compelling evidence indicates that α-synuclein (α-syn) aggregation plays a central role in the pathogenesis of Parkinson's disease (PD) and other synucleinopathies. Identification of compounds that inhibit or reverse the ...
    • Global change effects on plant communities are magnified by time and the number of global change factors imposed 

      Komatsu K.J.; Avolio M.L.; Lemoine N.P.; Isbell F.; Grman E.; ... more authors ( National Academy of Sciences , 2019 , Article)
      Global change drivers (GCDs) are expected to alter community structure and consequently, the services that ecosystems provide. Yet, few experimental investigations have examined effects of GCDs on plant community structure ...
    • Global patterns and predictions of seafloor biomass using random forests 

      Wei, C.-L.; Rowe, G.T.; Briones, E.E.; Boetius, A.; Soltwedel, T.; ... more authors ( Public Library of Science , 2010 , Article)
      A comprehensive seafloor biomass and abundance database has been constructed from 24 oceanographic institutions worldwide within the Census of Marine Life (CoML) field projects. The machine-learning algorithm, Random ...
    • Glucocorticoid-induced fetal origins of adult hypertension: Association with epigenetic events 

      Anwar, M. Akhtar; Saleh, Alaaeldin I.; Al Olabi, Reem; Al Shehabi, Tuqa S.; Eid, Ali H. ( Elsevier Inc. , 2016 , Article Review)
      Hypertension is a predominant risk factor for cardiovascular diseases and a major health care burden. Accumulating epidemiological and experimental evidence suggest that adult-onset hypertension may have its origins during ...
    • Graphene oxide as antimicrobial against two gram-positive and two gram-negative bacteria in addition to one fungus 

      Al-Thani, Roda F.; Patan, N.K.; Al-Maadeed, M.A. ( Science Publications , 2014 , Article)
      Graphene based materials have wide potential applications in biology, biomedical, agriculture environmental and biotechnology. Graphene Oxide (GO) is one of those materials and has a promising substance as antimicrobial ...
    • The Gulf: A young sea in decline 

      Sheppard, Charles; Al-Husiani, Mohsen; Al-Jamali, F.; Al-Yamani, Faiza; Baldwin, Rob; ... more authors ( Elsevier Ltd. , 2009 , Article)
      This review examines the substantial changes that have taken place in marine habitats and resources of the Gulf over the past decade. The habitats are especially interesting because of the naturally high levels of temperature ...
    • Gut Microbiota and Health: Understanding the Role of Diet 

      Alasmar, Reem Moath; Varadharajan, Kavitha; Shanmugakonar, Muralitharan; Al-Naemi, Hamda A. ( Scientific Research Publishing , 2019 , Article Review)
      Microbiome now is considered as an organ within our system to regulate metabolism, cellular immune response and eventually maintain the health. Gut microbiota has been studied extensively in the recent past due to the ...
    • Gut Microbiota Dysbiosis and Their Impact on Biochemical and Inflammatory Profiles in Cafeteria Diet Fed Sprague Dawley Rats 

      Alasmar, Reem Moath; Varadharajan, Kavitha; Shanmugakonar, Muralitharan; Al-Naemi, Hamda A. ( Scientific Research Publishing , 2019 , Article)
      Gut microbiota plays a major role in regulating the host metabolism and immune system. However, the structure of microbiome population is altered constantly by diverse factors including diet and environment. In particular, ...
    • Gut Microbiota Dysbiosis in Cafeteria Diet Fed Sprague Dawley Rats 

      Varadharajan, Kavitha; Shanmugakonar, Muralitharan; Das, Sandra Concepcion; Al-Naemi, Hamda A. ( Scientific Research Publishing , 2018 , Article)
      Diet plays a major role in the body physiology and metabolism. The quantity, nature and stability of the macronutrients present in the diet have a major impact on the composition of gut microbiota. Gut microbiota plays a ...
    • Habitat-specific benthic metabolism in a Mediterranean-type intermittent stream 

      Sroczyńska, Katarzyna; Claro, Marilia; Range, Pedro; Wasiak, Katarzyna; Wojtal-Frankiewicz, Adrianna; ... more authors ( EDP Sciences , 2016 , Article)
      A modified flow-through chamber method was used to measure gross primary production (GPP), net primary production (NPP), community respiration (CR) and associated environmental variables in an intermittent Mediterranean-type ...
    • Health risk assessment of Patulin intake through apples and apple-based foods sold in Qatar 

      Saleh I.; Goktepe I. ( Elsevier Ltd , 2019 , Article)
      This is the first report on assessing the non-carcinogenic health risk associated with Patulin exposure in Qatar. The concentrations of Patulin, as determined in previous studies, in apples, apple juice, and apple-based ...