Prof. Elsayed Ibrahim ELAGAMY

Department of Applied Medical Sciences, College of Community,

(Unaizah), Qassim University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.



1987-1989 Ph.D., Dept. of Comparative Medicine, Mc Gill University, Immunovirology

1980-1983 M.Sc., Alexandria. University, Dairy Biochemistry

1974-1978 B.Sc., Alexandria University, Egypt, Dairy Science

Research Fields

Natural antimicrobial factors

Milk protein allergy Protein Chemistry

Publications (Selected)

  1. Rema Shahin, G. Gadelhak, E. I. El-Agamy, S. Mahmoud and M. Idriss(2014).The effects of Lettuce seed oil on some economical parameters of the mulberry silkworm Bombyx mori L. J. Biological Sci. (Accepted).
  2. R. M. Madany, M. M. Badkook , E. I. El-Agamy(2014). Fermented Camel milk: Efficacy in reducing inflammation and boosting immunity in high-fat fed rats. British J Nutrition (Accepted).
  3. Rema Shahin, G. Gadelhak, E. I. El-Agamy, S. Mahmoud and M. Idriss(2014). Lettuce seed oil (LSO) affects the biometrics of the mulberry silkworm Bombyx mori L. and interacts with haemolymph proteins.Insect Biochemistry J. (Submitted).
  4. Abdel-Salam A. M., El-Agamy E. I., Zeitoun M. M., Farahna M. and Mousa , H. M.(2013). Immunoprophylactic and protective effects of synbiotic fermented mare's milk against mercury toxicity in rats. The Journal of Food Technology. Photon 105 (2013) 171-178.
  5. ELAGAMY, E. I (2011). Milk Allergy. In : Encyclopedia of Dairy Science and Nutrition, 2nd Ed. ,Elsevier Science Ltd, London.
  6. ROUSHDY, M. M.; ABDEL-SHAOUR, E. H. and ELAGAMY, E. I (2011).Biotechnological approch for lignin peroxidase(Lip) production from agricultural wastes (Rice Husk) by Cunninghamella elegans. Journal of American Science,7 :5.
  7. ELAGAMY, E.I (2010). Presented in The 24th Meeting of Saudi Biological Society, Biotechnology: Reality and application, Madinah Almunawwarah, at Taibah University, Conference on Food and Nutrition, 7-9 April, Saudi Arabia.
  8. ELAGAMY, E. I. and MAHA, R. GAAFAR (2009). Efficacy of bovine colostrum against experimental cyclosporiosis and microsporidiosis . Journal of Medical Science Research, volume 4:1121-1129.
  9. ELAGAMY, E. I., M. Nawar, S. M. Shamsia, S. Awad, G. F.W. Haenlein (2009). Are camel milk proteins convenient to the nutrition of cow milk allergic children?. Small Ruminant Research 82: 1-6
  10. SALEM, S. A.; ELAGAMY, E. I., Hussein, N. and SALAMA, F. (2008). Biological value of goat milk casein. Presented in Ninth International Conference on Goats, Mexico, 31st August to 5th September.
  11. SALEM, S. A.; ELAGAMY, E. I., HUSSEIN, N. and SALAMA, F. (2008). Isolation, molecular and biochemical characterization of goat milk casein and its fractions. Presented in Ninth International Conference on Goats, Mexico, 31st August to 5th September.
  12. SHAMSIA, S. M.; ELAGAMY, E. I.; ELGAHANAM, M.(2008). Buffalo milk proteins: VI. Immunological characterization, Presented in BioVision Alexandria Conference , Alexandria, 11-17 April, 2008.
  13. KAMEL, E.; ELAGAMY, E. I.; NAWAR, M.; AWAD, S.(2008). Improving low fat soft cheese properties using whey protein concentrate. Presented in BioVision Alexandria Conference, Alexandria, 11-17 April, 2008.
  14. ELAGAMY, E. I.(2007). The challenge of cow milk protein allergy. Small Ruminant Research, 68:64 – 72.
  15. ELAGAMY, E. I.(2006). Camel milk. In: Hand Book of Milk of Non-Bovine Mammals, (Edt. Park, Y. & Haenlan, G.), Balck Well, USA.
  16. ELAGAMY, E. I.; NAWAR, M. A.; SHAMSIA, S. and AWAD, S.(2006). The convenience of camel milk proteins for the nutrition of cow milk allergic children. The 4th Saudi Conference on Food and Nutrition, 10 -12 Dec., Riyadh – Saudi Arabia.
  17. ZEITOUN, N. M.; FATEH El-BAB, A. Z. ELAGAMY, E. I. and Zween, I. Y. (2004). Gn- RH Surpasses PGF2 in maintaining normal fetal development in subfertile female rabbits. Proceedings of the Sixteenth Annual Congr. of Egyptian Soc. Animal Reprod. Fertility,25-29 Jan., pp. 115 – 126.
  18. ELAGAMY, E.I (2003). Properties of milks and milk fats from species other than cow. In :Dairy Fats. Leatherhead Food Research Association, Leatherhead Surrey, England.
  19. TAHA, T. A. and ELAGAMY, E. I (2003). Fertility-associated protein profile in the seminal plasma of sheep and goats throughout one year. Alexandria Journal of Agricultural Research, 48(3): 17 – 28.
  20. ABOU-DONIA, S.A. and ELAGAMY, E.I.(2003). Samna. In: Encyclopedia of Food Science and Nutrition, Elsevier Science Ltd, London, PP5088-5090.
  21. ABOUL WAFA, M. A. and ELAGAMY E. I. (2002). Detection of adulteration of minced beef meat with lard and pork meat using some molecular and immunological techniques. Bulletin of High Institute of Public Health, 32 (4): 873 – 890.
  22. ALLAM, A. F.; ELAGAMY E. I. and HELMY, H. (2002). Molecular and immunological characterization of Fasciola species. British Journal of Biomedical Science,59(4):191-195.
  23. YOUSEF, M.I.; EL-HENDY H.A.; EL-DEMERDASH and ELAGAMY, E. I. (2002). Dietary zinc deficiency induced-changes in the activity of enzymes and the level of free radicals, lipids and protein electrophoretic behavior in growing rats. Toxicology, 175:223 - 234.
  24. EL-DEMERDASH, F. M.; YOUSEF, M.I. and ELAGAMY, E.I.(2001). Influence of Paraquat, Glyphosate and Cadmium on the activity of some serum enzymes and protein electrophoretic behavior (in vitro). J. Environ. Sci. Health, B36 (1):29 - 42.
  25. ELAGAMY, E. I. (2000). Detection of specific antibodies to human rotavirus in camel colostrum and normal milk. Presented in 2nd International Camelid Conference, Almaty, Kazakhstan, Sept., 8 - 12, 2000.
  26. ELAGAMY, E. I. and NAWAR, M. A.( 2000). Nutritive and immunological values of camel milk: A comparative study with milk of other species. Presented in 2nd International Camelid Conference, Almaty, Kazakhstan, Sept., 8 - 12, 2000
  27. SALEM, S. A.; ELAGAMY, E. I. and YOUSSEF, A. M.(2000). Physicochemical and nutritional characterization of milk of two Egyptian goat breeds. International Conference on Goats, 14-20 May, Tours, France.
  28. ELAGAMY, E. I. (2000). Physicochemical, molecular and immunological characterization of camel calf rennet: a comparison to buffalo rennet. J. DAIRY RESEARCH, 67:73-81.
  29. ELAGAMY, E. I. (2000). Effect of heat treatment on camel milk proteins with respect to immunity factors: a comparison to cow and buffalo milk proteins. J. FOOD CHEMISTRY , 68:227-232.
  30. YOUSSEF, M. I.; ELDEMERDASH, F. and ELAGAMY, E. I. (1999). Effect of ascorbic acid on some biochemical parameters of rabbits affected by aflatoxin B1. Environmental & Nutritional Interactions, 3: 141 -153.
  31. ABDALLAH, E. A. M.; EL-WAKIL, H. B.; KASSEM ,F. A.; ELAGAMY, E. I. and ABO-BAKR, Y. (1998). Impact of aldicarb and metaldehyde exposure on different molluscan enzyme activities and stress protein response. ANNALS AGRICA. SCI., 3: 1103-1117.
  32. ELAGAMY, E. I.; ABOU SHLOUE, ZENAB I and Y. I. ABDEL-KADER (1998). Gel electrophoresis of proteins, Physico-chemical characterization, and vitamin C content of milk of different species. Alexandria Journal of Agricultural Research, 43(2):57-70 .
  33. ELAGAMY, E. I. and KAMAL, N. M.(1998). Polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis is a reliable technique for detection of camel milk mixtures with cow, buffalo, sheep and goat milk. Alexandria Journal of Agricultural Research. 43(1):23-30.
  34. ELAGAMY, E. I. and KAMAL, N. M.(1998). Studies on camel calf rennet. I. Preparation, storage stability, clotting ability and proteolytic activity. J. AGRIC.SCI. MANSOURA UNIV., 23(8):3861-3868.
  35. ELAGAMY, E. I.; ZENAB I. ABOU SHLOUE and Y. I. ABDEL-KADER(1998). Antimicrobial factors and nutritive value of human milk and other species. J. AGRIC. SCI. MANSOURA UNIV. 24, 23(1): 245-254.
  36. ELDEMERDASH, F. and ELAGAMY, E. I. (1997). Biological effects in Tilapia nilotica fish as indicators of pollution by cadmium and mercury. BULLETIN OF HIGH INSTITUTE OF PUBLIC HEALTH, 27(4):627-646.
  37. ELAGAMY, E. I.; ABOU SHLOUE, Z. I. and Y. I. ABDEL-KADER (1997). A comparative study of milk proteins from different species. II. Electrophoretic patterns, molecular characterization, amino acid composition and immunological relationships. Proceedings of the Third Alexandria Conference on Food Science and Technology, 1-3 Mar., 1997, Alexandria Univ., Egypt, Pp. 67-87
  38. KASSEM. F. A., ABDALLAH, E. A. M. , ELAGAMY, E. I., ZALOUK, M. A. and KADOUS, E. (1997). Electrophoretic identification among different pulmonate species and their stress protein response due to pesticide interactions. Proceedings of the seventh National Conference of Pesticides & Diseases of Vegetables and Fruits in Egypt, 25-26 Nov. Ismailia Univ., Egypt, pp.720-733.
  39. ELAGAMY, E. I. and NAWAR, M. A. ( 1997). Studies on immune system in buffalo milk. II. Molecular and immunological characterization of immunoglobulins subclasses. Proceedings of the First Scientific Conference of Agricultural Sciences, Assiut Univ., Egypt , 13-14 Dec, 1997. pp. 969-987.
  40. ELAGAMY, E. I.; R. RUPPANNER; A. ISMAIL ; C. P. CHAMPAGNE and R. ASSAF (1996). Purification and characterization of lactoferrin, lactoperoxidase,lysozyme and immunoglobulins from camel,s milk. INTERNATIONAL. DAIRY J., 6: 129-145.
  41. ELAGAMY, E. I. and KAMMAL, N. M. (1995). Polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis of raw and heated cow, buffalo and goat milk. ALEXANDRIA J. AGRICULTURAL RES.,40(1):131-139.
  42. ELGENDY, K.; ELAGAMY, E. I. and SHAWER,M. (1995). A simple method for production specific antibodies to carbaryl. BULLETIN OF HIGH INSTITUTE OF PUBLIC HEALTH, 25(2):459-462.
  43. MANDOUR, A. M. and ELAGAMY, E. I. (1995). Effect of aflatoxin and Nigella Sativa seeds on serum proteins and its electrophoretic patterns in white pekin ducklings. Presented in First Egyptian Hungarian Poultry Conference, 17-19 Sept., 1995, Alexandria Univ., Egypt .
  44. ELAGAMY, E. I.(1994) . Camel colostrum I. Physicochemical and microbiological study. ALEX. SCI. EXCH., 15 (2):209-217.
  45. ELAGAMY, E. I. (1994). Camel colostrum II. Antimicrobial factors. Proceedings of the Workshop on camels and dromedaries as Dairy animals, Nouakchott, Mouritania, 24-26 Oct., 1994, PP. 177-180.
  46. ELAGAMY, E. I.; SHOUKRY, Y. M. R. and ELGHANNAM, M. S. (1993). Effect of lactoperoxidase activation system on the shelf-life of raw milk stored at different temperatures. AlEXANDRIA J.AGRICULTURAL. RES., 38 (3):351-364.
  47. ELAGAMY, E. I.; R. RUPPANNER; A. ISMAIL; C.CHAMPAGNE and R. ASSAF (1992). Antibacterial and antiviral activity of camel milk protective proteins. J. DAIRY RESEARCH, 59: 169-175.
  48. ELAGAMY, E. I.; SAFWAT, N. M. and EL-GHANNAM, M. S. (1992). Changes in lysozyme, lactoferrin levels and electrophoretic patterns of proteins of mastitic milk. ALEX. SCI. EXCH., 13(2):395-402 .
  49. ELAGAMY, E. I. and SAFWAT, N. M. (1992). Inhibitory effect of lysozyme and secretory immunoglobulin A on some mastitis-causing bacteria. ALEX. SCI. EXCH. 13(2): 361-368.
  50. ELAGAMY, E. I. and SAFWAT, N. M. (1992). Bacteriostatic effect of buffaloes milk lactoferrin and immunoglobulins (IgG1, IgM) against some mastitis-causing bacteria. ALEXANDRIA J. AGRICULTURAL RES., 37(2):79-92.
  51. ELAGAMY, E. I. and KHATTAB, A. (1992). Physico-chemical and microbiological characteristics of Egyptian human milk. ALEXANDRIA J. AGRICULTURAL RES., 37(2):115-126.