Bashir Ahmad

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial bioassay of Colchicum luteum Baker
    Bashir Ahmad
    Department of Pharmacy, University of Peshawar, Pakistan
    J Enzyme Inhib Med Chem 21:765-9. 2006
  2. pmc Response rates of standard interferon therapy in chronic HCV patients of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK)
    Bashir Ahmad
    Centre for Biotechnology and Microbiology, University of Peshawar, Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
    Virol J 9:18. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint The antifungal, cytotoxic, antitermite and insecticidal activities of Zizyphus jujube
    Bashir Ahmad
    Pharma Biotech Research Lab, Centre of Biotechnology and Microbiology, University of Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
    Pak J Pharm Sci 24:489-93. 2011
  4. pmc Anti-spasmodic action of crude methanolic extract and a new compound isolated from the aerial parts of Myrsine africana
    Sadiq Azam
    Pharmabiotech Research Lab, Centre for Biotechnology and Microbiology, University of Peshawar, Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
    BMC Complement Altern Med 11:55. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Anti-inflammatory and enzyme inhibitory activities of a crude extract and a pterocarpan isolated from the aerial parts of Vitex agnus-castus
    Bashir Ahmad
    Center for Biotechnology and Microbiology University of Peshawar, Peshawar, Pakistan
    Biotechnol J 5:1207-15. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Antibacterial and antifungal activities of teucrium royleanum (Labiatea)
    Bashir Ahmad
    Centre of Biotechnology, University of Peshawar, Pakistan
    J Enzyme Inhib Med Chem 23:136-9. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Enzyme inhibition activities of Teucrium royleanum
    Bashir Ahmad
    Center for Biotechnology, University of Peshawar, NWFP, Pakistan
    J Enzyme Inhib Med Chem 22:730-2. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Antibacterial and antifungal activities of andrachne cordifolia muell
    Bashir Ahmad
    Department of Pharmacy, University of Peshawar, Pakistan
    J Enzyme Inhib Med Chem 22:726-9. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Enzyme inhibition activities of Andrachne cardifolia Muell
    Bashir Ahmad
    Department of Pharmacy, University of Peshawar, Peshawar, Pakistan
    J Enzyme Inhib Med Chem 22:235-8. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Inhibition activities of Colchicum luteum baker on lipoxygenase and other enzymes
    Bashir Ahmad
    Department of Pharmacy, University of Peshawar, NWFP, Pakistan
    J Enzyme Inhib Med Chem 21:449-52. 2006

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  1. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial bioassay of Colchicum luteum Baker
    Bashir Ahmad
    Department of Pharmacy, University of Peshawar, Pakistan
    J Enzyme Inhib Med Chem 21:765-9. 2006
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  2. pmc Response rates of standard interferon therapy in chronic HCV patients of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK)
    Bashir Ahmad
    Centre for Biotechnology and Microbiology, University of Peshawar, Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
    Virol J 9:18. 2012
    ..HCV is highly prevalent in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) that is why it is important to determine the response of standard interferon based therapy in Chronic HCV patients of the region...
  3. ncbi request reprint The antifungal, cytotoxic, antitermite and insecticidal activities of Zizyphus jujube
    Bashir Ahmad
    Pharma Biotech Research Lab, Centre of Biotechnology and Microbiology, University of Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
    Pak J Pharm Sci 24:489-93. 2011
    ..Low activity of 40% and 20% was shown by the chloroform and n-hexane fraction respectively against C. analis. The results of the present study revealed that the plant could be as potent source of cytotoxic drugs...
  4. pmc Anti-spasmodic action of crude methanolic extract and a new compound isolated from the aerial parts of Myrsine africana
    Sadiq Azam
    Pharmabiotech Research Lab, Centre for Biotechnology and Microbiology, University of Peshawar, Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
    BMC Complement Altern Med 11:55. 2011
    ..africana, for antispasmodic actions on isolated tissues and further to subject the ethyl acetate (EtOAc) fraction of plant to column chromatography for isolation of pure compounds...
  5. doi request reprint Anti-inflammatory and enzyme inhibitory activities of a crude extract and a pterocarpan isolated from the aerial parts of Vitex agnus-castus
    Bashir Ahmad
    Center for Biotechnology and Microbiology University of Peshawar, Peshawar, Pakistan
    Biotechnol J 5:1207-15. 2010
    ..Moderate phytotoxic activity (62.5%) was observed by n-hexane fraction of V. agnus-castus against Lemna minor L at 1000 μg/mL...
  6. ncbi request reprint Antibacterial and antifungal activities of teucrium royleanum (Labiatea)
    Bashir Ahmad
    Centre of Biotechnology, University of Peshawar, Pakistan
    J Enzyme Inhib Med Chem 23:136-9. 2008
    ..canis (87%) by the chloroform fraction followed by the ethyl acetate (71%) and n-butanol (70%) fractions...
  7. ncbi request reprint Enzyme inhibition activities of Teucrium royleanum
    Bashir Ahmad
    Center for Biotechnology, University of Peshawar, NWFP, Pakistan
    J Enzyme Inhib Med Chem 22:730-2. 2007
    ..The crude methanolic extract and its various fractions demonstrated low activity against lipoxygenase and inactive against urease...
  8. ncbi request reprint Antibacterial and antifungal activities of andrachne cordifolia muell
    Bashir Ahmad
    Department of Pharmacy, University of Peshawar, Pakistan
    J Enzyme Inhib Med Chem 22:726-9. 2007
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Enzyme inhibition activities of Andrachne cardifolia Muell
    Bashir Ahmad
    Department of Pharmacy, University of Peshawar, Peshawar, Pakistan
    J Enzyme Inhib Med Chem 22:235-8. 2007
    ..The crude methanolic extract and its various fractions demonstrated poor to significant activity (25-73%) against acetylcholinesterase and no activity against urease...
  10. ncbi request reprint Inhibition activities of Colchicum luteum baker on lipoxygenase and other enzymes
    Bashir Ahmad
    Department of Pharmacy, University of Peshawar, NWFP, Pakistan
    J Enzyme Inhib Med Chem 21:449-52. 2006
    ..The crude methanolic extract and its various fractions demonstrated low activity (29-61%) against acetylcholinesterase and no activity against urease...
  11. pmc Bioassay-Guided Isolation of Sesquiterpene Coumarins from Ferula narthex Bioss: A New Anticancer Agent
    Mahboob Alam
    Department of Pharmacy, Hazara University Dhodial, Pakistan
    Front Pharmacol 7:26. 2016
    ..Moreover the activity support cancer chemo preventive activity of different compounds isolated from the genus Ferula, in accordance with the previously reported anticancer activities of the genus. ..
  12. ncbi request reprint Screening of solanum surrattense for antibacterial, antifungal, phytotoxic and haemagglutination
    Haroon Ahmad
    Centre of Biotechnology and Microbiology, University of Peshawar 25000, Pakistan
    J Tradit Chin Med 32:616-20. 2012
    ..With the same idea in mind, the crude methanolic extract and various fractions of Solanum surrattense were screened for antibacterial, antifungal, phytotoxic and heamagglutination activities...
  13. ncbi request reprint Spasmogenic and spasmolytic activities of Onosma griffithii Vatke
    Niaz Ali
    Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Khyber Medical University, KPK, Peshawar, Pakistan
    Pak J Pharm Sci 24:553-8. 2011
    ..OG is exerted through blocking of calcium channels. However, n-butanolic and aqueous fractions produced spasmogenic effects that require further work for isolation of pharmacologically active substances...
  14. ncbi request reprint Isolation and Structure Elucidation, Molecular Docking Studies of Screlotiumol from Soil Borne Fungi Screlotium rolfsii and their Reversal of Multidrug Resistance in Mouse Lymphoma Cells
    Bashir Ahmad
    Center of Biotechnology and Microbiology, University of Peshawar, Peshawar, Pakistan E mail
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 17:2083-7. 2016
    ..Therefore the preliminary results obtained from this study suggest that screlotiumol 1 could be used as a potential agent for the treatment of cancer. ..
  15. ncbi request reprint Comparative Study of Carcinoembryonic Antigen Tumor Marker in Stomach and Colon Cancer Patients in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
    Bashir Ahmad
    Centre for Biotechnology and Microbiology, University of Peshawar, Peshawar, Pakistan E mail
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 16:4497-502. 2015
    ..In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, most of the time, tumors are diagnosed with endoscopy and biopsy; therefore rare studies exist regarding the diagnosis of gastrointestinal (GIT) carcinomas based on tumor markers, especially CEA...
  16. ncbi request reprint Effect of cold water extracts of Acacia modesta Wall. and Glycyrrhiza glabra Linn. on Tribolium castaneum and Lemna minor
    Sayed Nazeefullah
    Botany Department, University of Peshawar, Peshawar KPK, Pakistan
    Pak J Pharm Sci 27:217-22. 2014
    ..05. Phytotoxic activity showed that dilutions of Acacia modesta and Glycyrrhiza glabra extracts significantly inhibited the growth of Lemna minor. ANOVA showed that dilutions of both plants extracts were significant at P < 0.05. ..
  17. ncbi request reprint Screening of Bunium bulbocastanum for antibacterial, antifungal, phytotoxic and haemagglutination activities
    Ibrar Khan
    Centre of Biotechnology and Microbiology, University of Peshawar, KhyberPukhtoonKhwa, Pakistan
    Pak J Pharm Sci 26:787-91. 2013
    ..66 and 26.66%) and aqueous (40 and 33.33%). All the test samples (crude methanolic extract and fractions) of B. bulbocastanum were unable to agglutinate RBCs of the human blood indicating that this species lack phytolectins. ..
  18. pmc Corrigendum: Bioassay-Guided Isolation of Sesquiterpene Coumarins from Ferula narthex Bioss: A New Anticancer Agent
    Mahboob Alam
    Department of Pharmacy, Abbottabad University of Science and Technology Havelian Abbottabad, Pakistan
    Front Pharmacol 7:444. 2016
    ..This corrects the article on p. 26 in vol. 7, PMID: 26909039.]...
  19. ncbi request reprint Antifungal and antibacterial activities of Taxus wallichiana Zucc
    Muhammad Nisar
    Centre of Biotechnology, University of Peshawar, Peshawar, Pakistan
    J Enzyme Inhib Med Chem 23:256-60. 2008
    ..08 to 200 mg/mL. Comparison results were carried out using imipinem, miconazole and amphotericin B as standard antibiotics...
  20. ncbi request reprint A comparative study of antioxidant vitamins and simvastatin in hypercholesterolimic rabbits
    Nawazish i Husain Syed
    University College of Pharmacy, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
    Pak J Pharm Sci 24:479-84. 2011
    ..The order of increase in high density lipoprotein-cholesterol (HDL-C) levels remained in favour of simvastatin, as none of the antioxidant vitamins treated group could exhibit a profound increase in the HDL-C...
  21. doi request reprint Green synthesis, characterisation and biological evaluation of AgNPs using Agave americana, Mentha spicata and Mangifera indica aqueous leaves extract
    Bashir Ahmad
    Center of Biotechnology and Microbiology, University of Peshawar, KPK, Pakistan
    IET Nanobiotechnol 10:281-287. 2016
    ..No haemagglutination reaction was observed for the test samples. The above results revealed that AgNPs synthesized from selected plant species possesses significant antimicrobial and phytotoxic effect...
  22. pmc Frequency distribution of HCV genotypes among chronic hepatitis C patients of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
    Sajid Ali
    Centre for Biotechnology and Microbiology, University of Peshawar, Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
    Virol J 8:193. 2011
    ..Despite variable response rates experienced in the case of Interferon (IFN) -based therapies, there was scarcity of data on HCV genotypes frequency in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Antibacterial, antifungal, phytotoxic, antioxidant and hemagglutination activities of organic fractions of Arisaema tortuosum
    Sadiq Azam
    Centre of Biotechnology and Microbiology, University of Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
    Pak J Pharm Sci 29:991-7. 2016
    ..Based on the current results, it can be concluded that A. tortuosum has significant antimicrobial and moderate phytotoxic potential and therefore can leads to antibiotics and herbicide production...
  24. ncbi request reprint Level and evaluation of tumor marker CA-125 in ovarian cancer patients in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
    Bashir Ahmad
    Centre for Biotechnology and Microbiology, University of Peshawar, Peshawar, Pakistan E mail
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 16:185-9. 2015
    ..In Khyber Paktunkhwa, Pakistan, many tumors are diagnosed with endoscopy and biopsy; rare studies exist regarding the diagnosis and evaluation of ovarian cancer, based on tumor markers like CA-125...
  25. ncbi request reprint Anti-glycation and anti-oxidation properties of Capsicum frutescens and Curcuma longa fruits: possible role in prevention of diabetic complication
    Ibrar Khan
    Centre of Biotechnology and Microbiology, University of Peshawar, Khyber Pukhtoon Khwa, Pakistan
    Pak J Pharm Sci 27:1359-62. 2014
    ..longa. Curcuma longa had the more anti-oxidation potential i.e. 35.01, 30.83 and 28.08% at 0.5mg, 0.25mg and 0.125mg respectively. ..
  26. ncbi request reprint Pharmacokinetics of ciprofloxacin in normal rabbits and changes observed in induced dehydrated state
    Sajid Bashir
    Department of Pharmacy, University of Balochistan, Quetta, Pakistan
    Pak J Pharm Sci 21:225-9. 2008
    ..05), but the absorption rate, distribution rate, and elimination rate did not show any statistically significant difference. The results reflect a need for monitoring toxicity of ciprofloxacin in the water-deprived condition...
  27. doi request reprint Evaluation of mycotoxins, mycobiota, and toxigenic fungi in selected medicinal plants of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
    Bashir Ahmad
    Centre of Biotechnology and Microbiology, University of Peshawar, Pakistan
    Fungal Biol 118:776-84. 2014
    ..The study is first of its kind in the country reporting natural occurrence of mycotoxins in medicinal plants in Pakistan. ..
  28. ncbi request reprint Antibacterial, anti-fungal and phytotoxic activities of Ferula narthex Boiss
    Shumaila Bashir
    Department of Pharmacy, University of Peshawar, Peshawar, Pakistan
    Pak J Pharm Sci 27:1819-25. 2014
    ..Maximum phytotoxic effect was noted for n-hexane and aqueous fraction (50% growth inhibition). The remaining tested samples showed mild effect on growth of Lemna minor plant. ..
  29. pmc 4,4,6a,6b,11,12,14b-Heptamethyl-16-oxo-1,2,3,4,4a,5,6,6a,6b,7,8,9,10,11,12,12a,14a,14b-octa-deca-hydro-12b,8a-(epoxy-methano)-picen-3-yl acetate
    Mohammad Nisar
    University of Peshawar, Institute of Chemical Sciences, Peshawar 25120, Pakistan
    Acta Crystallogr Sect E Struct Rep Online 69:o573. 2013
    ..753 (2) Å]. There are no identified directional inter-actions in the crystal structure...