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Biography

Prof. Afaf K. El-Ansary

Department of Biochemistry

King Saud University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Professor


Email: elansary@ksu.edu.sa; afafelansary@yahoo.com


Qualifications


Ph.D., Biochemistry Department, Faculty of Science, Ain Shams University, Egypt

M.Sc., Biochemistry Department, Faculty of Science, Ain Shams University, Egypt

B.Sc., Biochemistry Department, Faculty of Science, Ain Shams University, Egypt


Selected Publications

  1. The neurotoxic effect of clindamycin-induced gut bacterial imbalance and orally administered propionic acid on DNA damage assessed by the comet assay: protective potency of carnosine and carnitine. Gut Pathogens 2013, 5: 9.
  2. Lipid mediators in plasma of autism spectrum disorders. Lipids in Health and Disease 2012, 11: 160.
  3. Identification of potential biomarkers of gold nanoparticle toxicity in rat brains.Journal of Neuroinflammation 2012, 9: 123.
  4. Neuroinflammation in autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Neuroinflammation 2012, 9:265.
  5. Impaired plasma phospholipids and relative amounts of essential polyunsaturated fatty acids in autistic patients from Saudi Arabiain Lipids in Health and Disease (2011).
  6. Plasma fatty acids as diagnostic markers in autistic patients from Saudi Arabia. Lipids in Health and Disease (2011).
  7. Relationship between chronic lead toxicity and plasma neurotransmitters in autistic patients from Saudi Arabia.Clinical Biochemistry (2011) 44 (13), 1116-1120.
  8. Novel metabolic biomarkers related to sulfur dependent detoxification pathways in autistic patients of Saudi Arabia. BMC Neurology 2011, 11:139.
  9. Proinflammatory and proapoptotic markers in relation to mono and di-cations in plasma of autistic patients from Saudi Arabia .J Neuroinflammation. 2011; 8: 142.
  10. Etiology of autistic features: the persisting neurotoxic effects of propionic acid Journal of Neuroinflammation 2012, 9: 74.
  11. A novel study on amyloid β peptide 40, 42 and 40/42 ratio in Saudi autistics.Behavioral and Brain Functions 2012, 8: 4.
  12. Mechanism of nitrogen metabolism-related parameters and enzyme activities in the pathophysiology of autism Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders2012, 4: 4.
  13. Oxidative stress and antioxidant status in Saudi Asthmatic patients. Clinical Biochemistry, 2011.
  14. Oxidative stress and antioxidant status in Saudi asthmatic patients. Clinical Biochemistry, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 12 February 2011.
  15. Key Glycolytic enzymes as biomarkers in plasma of Saudi autistic children. Open access Journal clinical trials 2010, 2: 1-9.
  16. Measurement of selected ions related to oxidative stress and energy metabolism in Saudi autistic children. Clinical Biochemistry 2009.
  17. Biomarkers Discovery Of neurological Diseases: A metabolomic approach. Open access Journal clinical trials 2009.
  18. On the toxicity of therapeutically used nanoparticles: An overview. J Toxicology (2009).
  19. Metabolic biomarkers related to oxidative stress and antioxidant status in Saudi autistic children. Clinical Biochemistry, 2009, 42: 1032-1040.
  20. Metabolic biomarkers related to energy metabolism in Saudi autistic children. Clinical Biochemistry, 2009, 42: 949-957.
  21. Effect of sublethal concentration of Solanum nigrum on transaminases and lactate dehydrogenase of Biomphalaria Arabica, in Saudi Arabia. J. Egypt. Soc. Parasitol. 37(1): 39-50 (2007).
  22. Induced changes in the amino acid profile of Biomphalaria alexandrina molluscan host to Schistosoma mansoni using sublethal concentrations of selected plant molluscicides. J Applied Sciences (2007).

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