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Exploring Sheraoh Island at South-Eastern Qatar: First Distributional Records of Some Inland and Offshore Biota with Annotated Checklist
( OMICS International , 2016 , Article)
Sheraoh island is the most remote among Qatari islands, nearly 73.5 km south-eastern of the mainland of the peninsula. In March 2010, a preliminary general survey of the species was conducted. Observations were made ...
Patulin and patulin producing Penicillium spp. occurrence in apples and apple-based products including baby food
( The Journal of Infection in Developing Countries , 2017 , Article)
Introduction: Patulin has raised the international attention because of its health risk. In fact, it has mutagenic, neurotoxic, immunotoxic, genotoxic and gastrointestinal effects in animals. In the present work, patulin ...
Real-Time PCR Quantification of Metallothionein Gene Expression in Sprague–Dawley Rats Chronically Exposed to Cd
( American Association for Laboratory Animal Science , 2012 , Presentation)
Toxicologic impact of Cd leads to multiple human pathologic conditions, and its effect on humans and animals has been extensively studied. Physiologic function of metallothionein (MT1) is not completely understood, but ...
Community structure and activity of a highly dynamic and nutrient-limited hypersaline microbial mat in Um Alhool Sabkha, Qatar
( Public Library of Science , 2014 , Article)
The Um Alhool area in Qatar is a dynamic evaporative ecosystem that receives seawater from below as it is surrounded by sand dunes. We investigated the chemical composition, the microbial activity and biodiversity of the ...
Towards understanding the mechanisms of actions of carcinoembryonic antigen-related cell adhesion molecule 6 in cancer progression
( Wiley Open Access , 2017 , Article Review)
Human carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) is the prototypic member of a family of highly related cell surface glycoproteins that includes carcinoembryonic antigenrelated cell adhesion molecule 6 (CEACAM6) and others. CEACAM6 ...
Rhus coriaria induces senescence and autophagic cell death in breast cancer cells through a mechanism involving p38 and ERK1/2 activation
( Nature Publishing Group , 2015 , Article)
Here, we investigated the anticancer effect of Rhus coriaria on three breast cancer cell lines. We demonstrated that Rhus coriaria ethanolic extract (RCE) inhibits the proliferation of these cell lines in a time- and ...
Natural Enemies of the Frankliniella Complex Species (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) in Ataulfo Mango Agroecosystems
( Oxford University Press , 2015 , Article)
A field survey was conducted in Ataulfo mango (Mangifera indica L.) orchards in Chiapas, Mexico, with the objective of determining the natural enemies of the Frankliniella complex species (Thysanoptera: Thripidae). Seven ...
Diversity of Bacillus thuringiensis Strains From Qatar as Shown by Crystal Morphology, d-Endotoxins and Cry Gene Content
( Frontiers Media , 2018 , Article)
Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) based insecticidal formulations have been recognized as one of the most successful, environmentally safe and sustainable method of controlling insect pests. Research teams worldwide are in ...
COVID-19 and the Climate Change
(2020 , Video)
Overcome of carbon catabolite repression of bioinsecticides production by sporeless Bacillus thuringiensis through adequate fermentation technology
( Hindawi Publishing Corporation , 2014 , Article)
The overcoming of catabolite repression, in bioinsecticides production by sporeless Bacillus thuringiensisstrain S22 was investigated into fully controlled 3 L fermenter, using glucose based medium. When applying adequate ...