• A comprehensive review summarizing the recent biomedical applications of functionalized carbon nanofibers 

      Abdo, Ghada G. ( John Wiley and Sons Inc , 2021 , Article)
      Since the discovery and fabrication of carbon nanofibers (CNFs) over a decade ago, scientists foster to discover novel myriad potential applications for this material in both biomedicine and industry. The unique economic ...
    • A Global Declaration on Appropriate Use of Antimicrobial Agents across the Surgical Pathway 

      Sartelli, Massimo; Kluger, Yoram; Ansaloni, Luca; Carlet, Jean; Brink, Adrian; ... more authors ( Mary Ann Liebert Inc. , 2017 , Article)
      This declaration, signed by an interdisciplinary task force of 234 experts from 83 different countries with different backgrounds, highlights the threat posed by antimicrobial resistance and the need for appropriate use ...
    • A Non-Reciprocal Autosomal Translocation 64,XX, t(4;10)(q21;p15) in an Arabian Mare with Repeated Early Embryonic Loss 

      Ghosh, S.; Das, Pj; Avila, F.; Thwaits, Bk; Chowdhary, B., Raudsepp, T. ( Blackwell Publishing Ltd , 2016 , Article)
      Contents: Balanced autosomal translocations are a known cause for repeated early embryonic loss (REEL) in horses. In most cases, carriers of such translocations are phenotypically normal, but the chromosomal aberration ...
    • Aberrant DNA methylation of PTPRG as one possible mechanism of its under-expression in CML patients in the State of Qatar 

      Ismail, Mohamed A; Samara, Muthanna; Al Sayab, Ali; Alsharshani, Mohamed; Yassin, Mohamed A; ... more authors ( Wiley Open Access , 2020 , Article)
      Several studies showed that aberrant DNA methylation is involved in leukemia and cancer pathogenesis. Protein tyrosine phosphatase receptor gamma (PTPRG) expression is a natural inhibitory mechanism that is downregulated ...
    • Activation and Contraction of Human “Vascular” Smooth Muscle Cells Grown From Circulating Blood Progenitors 

      Ahmetaj-Shala, Blerina; Marei, Isra; Kawai, Ryota; Rothery, Stephen; Pericleous, Charis; ... more authors ( Frontiers Media , 2021 , Article)
      Blood outgrowth smooth muscle cells (BO-SMCs) offer the means to study vascular cells without the requirement for surgery providing opportunities for drug discovery, tissue engineering, and personalized medicine. However, ...
    • Activation Dynamics and Immunoglobulin Evolution of Pre-existing and Newly Generated Human Memory B cell Responses to Influenza Hemagglutinin. 

      Andrews, Sarah F; Chambers, Michael J; Schramm, Chaim A; Plyler, Jason; Raab, Julie E; ... more authors ( Elsevier , 2019 , Article)
      Vaccine-induced memory B cell responses to evolving viruses like influenza A involve activation of pre-existing immunity and generation of new responses. To define the contribution of these two types of responses, we ...
    • Adaptation of a Mice Doppler Echocardiography Platform to Measure Cardiac Flow Velocities for Embryonic Chicken and Adult Zebrafish. 

      Benslimane, Fatiha M; Alser, Maha; Zakaria, Zain Z; Sharma, Anju; Abdelrahman, Hana A; ... more authors ( Frontiers Media , 2019 , Article)
      Ultrasonography is the most widely used imaging technique in cardiovascular medicine. In this technique, a piezoelectric crystal produces, sends, and receives high frequency ultrasound waves to the body to create an image ...
    • Advanced blood flow assessment in Zebrafish via experimental digital particle image velocimetry and computational fluid dynamics modeling 

      Huseyin Enes, Salman; Yalcin, Huseyin Cagatay ( Elsevier , 2020 , Article)
      Over the past few decades, Zebrafish has become a widely used vertebrate model for cardiovascular research. Easy genetic manipulation, low cost, high fecundity, embryonic transparency, and ability to survive in the early ...
    • Advances in Cardiovascular Biomarker Discovery. 

      Ghantous, Crystal M; Kamareddine, Layla; Farhat, Rima; Zouein, Fouad A; Mondello, Stefania; ... more authors ( MDPI , 2020 , Article Review)
      Cardiovascular diseases are the leading causes of mortality worldwide. Among them, hypertension and its pathological complications pose a major risk for the development of other cardiovascular diseases, including heart ...
    • Advances in osteobiologic materials for bone substitutes. 

      Hasan, Anwarul; Byambaa, Batzaya; Morshed, Mahboob; Cheikh, Mohammad Ibrahim; Shakoor, Rana Abdul; ... more authors ( John Wiley and Sons , 2018 , Article Review)
      A significant challenge in the current orthopedics is the development of suitable osteobiologic materials that can replace the conventional allografts, autografts, and xenografts and thereby serve as implant materials as ...
    • Advancing Frontiers in Bone Bioprinting 

      Ashammakhi N.; Hasan A.; Kaarela O.; Byambaa B.; Sheikhi A.; ... more authors ( Wiley-VCH Verlag , 2019 , Article Review)
      Three-dimensional (3D) bioprinting of cell-laden biomaterials is used to fabricate constructs that can mimic the structure of native tissues. The main techniques used for 3D bioprinting include microextrusion, inkjet, and ...
    • Advancing male age differentially alters levels and localization patterns of PLCzeta in sperm and testes from different mouse strains 

      Kashir, Junaid; Mistry, Bhavesh; Gumssani, Maha; Rajab, Muhammad; Abu-Dawas, Reema; ... more authors ( Medknow Publications , 2021 , Article)
      Sperm-specific phospholipase C zeta (PLC) initiates intracellular calcium (Ca2+) transients which drive a series of concurrent events collectively termed oocyte activation. Numerous investigations have linked abrogation ...
    • Age and sport intensity-dependent changes in cytokines and telomere length in elite athletes 

      Sellami, Maha; Al-Muraikhy, Shamma; Al-Jaber, Hend; Al-Amri, Hadaia; Al-Mansoori, Layla; ... more authors ( MDPI , 2021 , Article Review)
      Background: Exercise-associated immune response plays a crucial role in the aging process. The aim of this study is to investigate the effect of sport intensity on cytokine levels, oxidative stress markers and telomere ...
    • Albumin binding, antioxidant and antibacterial effects of cerium oxide nanoparticles 

      Khoshgozaran Roudbaneh S.Z.; Kahbasi S.; Sohrabi M.J.; Hasan A.; Salihi A.; ... more authors ( Elsevier B.V. , 2019 , Article)
      Herein, the interaction of CeO2 NPs with HSA was explored by fluorescence, CD, UV–vis and molecular docking studies. Afterwards, the antioxidant activity of CeO2 NPs against H2O2-induced oxidative stress in BM-MSCs were ...
    • Amniotic stem cells as a source of regenerative medicine to treat female infertility 

      Naeem, Aisha; Gupta, Nikita; Naeem, Usra; Elrayess, Mohamed A.; Albanese, Chris ( Springer , 2022 , Article Review)
      Impaired reproductive health is a worldwide problem that affects the psychological well-being of a society. Despite the technological developments to treat infertility, the global infertility rate is increasing significantly. ...
    • Analysis of Resistance to Antimicrobials and Presence of Virulence/Stress Response Genes in Campylobacter Isolates from Patients with Severe Diarrhoea 

      Ghunaim, Haitham; Behnke, Jerzy M.; Aigha, Idil; Sharma, Aarti; Doiphode, Sanjay H.; ... more authors ( Public Library of Science , 2015 , Article)
      Campylobacter infections are a major cause of diarrhoea world-wide and two of the antimicrobials used for their control (erythromycin and ciprofloxacin) have been losing efficacy in recent years. In a sample of 174 ...
    • Analytic comparison between three high-throughput commercial SARS-CoV-2 antibody assays reveals minor discrepancies in a high-incidence population 

      Nasrallah, Gheyath K; Dargham, Soha R; Shurrab, Farah; Al-Sadeq, Duaa W; Al-Jighefee, Hadeel; ... more authors ( Nature Research , 2021 , Article)
      Performance of three automated commercial serological IgG-based assays was investigated for assessing SARS-CoV-2 "ever" (past or current) infection in a population-based sample in a high exposure setting. PCR and serological ...
    • Anti-cancer properties and mechanisms of action of thymoquinone, the major active ingredient of Nigella sativa 

      Majdalawieh, Amin F.; Fayyad, Muneera W.; Nasrallah, Gheyath K. ( Taylor & Francis , 2017 , Article)
      Over the past two decades, studies have documented the wide-range anti-cancer effects of Nigella sativa, known as black seed or black cumin. Thymoquinone (TQ), its major active ingredient, has also been extensively studied ...
    • Antibacterial and Antibiofilm Activity of Mercaptophenol Functionalized-Gold Nanorods Against a Clinical Isolate of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus 

      Eltai, Nahla O.; Mahmoud, Nouf N.; Zakaria, Zain Z.; Abdelrahman, Hana; Moustafa, Ala Eddin Al; ... more authors ( Springer , 2022 , Article)
      Gold nanorods (AuNRs) were synthesized by the seed-mediated wet chemical method using a binary surfactant system. AuNRs were stabilized with polyethylene glycol, then functionalized with 4-mercaptophenol (4-MPH) ligand by ...
    • Antibacterial Properties of Polysulfone Membranes Blended with Arabic Gum. 

      Sabri, Souhir; Najjar, Ahmad; Manawi, Yehia; Eltai, Nahla Omer; Al-Thani, Asma; ... more authors ( MDPI , 2019 , Article)
      Polysulfone (PS) membranes blended with different loadings of arabic gum (AG) were synthesized using phase inversion method and the antibacterial properties of the synthesized membranes were tested using a number Gram-negative ...