Prof. Moustafa M. Zeitoun

Qassim University, Saudi Arabia



1990 Ph.D., Alexandria – Egypt With USMARC, Clay Center, Nebraska USA, Reproductive Physiology

1984 M.Sc., Alexandria – Egypt, Animal Physiology

1978 B.Sc., Alexandria Egypt, Animal Production

Publications (Selected)

  1. The protective ability of different levels of glutamic acid in milk extender to Friesian and Buffalo bull sperm stored at 5º C. J. Agric. Res. Tanta Univ. Egypt, vol. 11 (1): 16-22. ( 1985)
  2. Superovulation and embryo quality in beef cows using PMSG and a monoclonal anti-PMSG. Theriogenology, Vol. 35 (3): 653-667. (1991)
  3. Seasonal ovarian function in Egyptian water buffalo as measured by a simple progesterone enzyme immuno assay in whole milk. J. Agric. Res. Vol. 39 (3): 55-67 (1994).
  4. Steroidogenic potential of granulose cells obtained from buffalo and Brahman cows ovaries. Alex. J. Agric. Res. Vol. 40(1): 51-64. (1995)
  5. Effect of luteinizing hormone and forskolin on in vitro progesterone production by granulose cells of dominant non ovulatory follicle. Alex. J. Agric. Res. Vol. 40(1): 37-49 (1995).
  6. Resuming ovarian activity in sub fertile female rabbits by an economical single dose of prostaglandin analogue. Alex. J. Agric. Res., Vol. 40(3): 109-117 (1995).
  7. Effect of season on ovarian follicular dynamics in Brahman cows. Theriogenology. Vol. 45: 1577-1581 (1996).
  8. Prostaglandin F2ά alters steroidogenic activity but not Insulin-like growth factor-I production in Brahman ovaries. J. Alex. Sci. Exch., 16(3): 377-387.
  9. Effect of type and molarity of cryoprotectant on Na +, K+ and Mg++ transport across ram spermatozoa stored at 5º C. Proceeding of the first scientific conference of agricultural sciences, Assuit, Egypt. December, 13-14. pp: 833-844 (1997).
  10. Bovine ovarian follicular fluids modulate the release of transaminases, acrosome reaction and motility of rabbit sperm in vitro. Alexandria J. Agric. Res. Vol. 143: 17-26. (1998).
  11. Progesterone profile response to exogenous FSH, PMSG or GnRH – PGF2ά in non- cycling buffalo cows and effect of FSH or PMSG on early pregnancy. Alex. J. Agric. Res. Vol. 44: 27- 40. (1999)
  12. Effect of removal of the ovary containing the largest follicle before ovulation on subsequent function of the remaining ovary in Brahman cows. Egyptian J. Anim. Prod. Vol. 36(2): 103-110. (1999).
  13. Effect of cloprestenol, uterine status and day postpartum on the reproductive performance of dairy cows. Egyptian Vet. Med. Assoc. Vol. 60 (4): 31-45 (2000).
  14. Follicle stimulating hormone modulates some biochemical constituents in uterine milieu of pre- and postimplanted rabbit embryos. Egyptian Society of Animal Reproduction and Fertility. Thirteenth Annual Congress, Giza, January 22-26, pp: 217-226 (2001).
  15. Total motile sperm output as a combining parameter for fertility prediction in rabbits. Egyptian Society of Animal Reproduction and Fertility. Thirteenth Annual Congress, Giza, January 22-26, pp: 227-234 (2001).