Nasib Zaman

Nasib Zaman
University of Swat · Centre for Biotechnology& Microbiology

PhD Biochemistry

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Malaria is the leading cause of mortality and morbidity all over the world. Several antimalarial drugs are available for the treatment of malaria. The main objective of this study was to investigate the incidence of malarial infection and the use of prescribed antimalarial drugs. A cross-sectional study was carried out to collect quantitative data...
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Malaria is the leading cause of mortality and morbidity all over the world. Several antimalarial drugs are available for the treatment of malaria. The main objective of this study was to investigate the incidence of malarial infection and the use of prescribed antimalarial drugs. A cross-sectional study was carried out to collect quantitative data...
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Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is predominantly recognized as a major public health concern in Pakistan. The prevalence of HCV infection and its major risk factors have been found out in different populations of various districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK), Pakistan. However, its incidence in surgery patients remains a mystery; thus, the curren...
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In the western mountainous region of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pakistan at the Shangla district, we found Physalis ixocarpa for the first time, not yet reported from Pakistan. Physalis ixocarpa was unidentified and has no ethnobotanical record in the flora of Pakistan. It is a member of family Solanaceae and having a close relation with Solanum tuberosum...
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Nanotechnology deals with the materials at nanoscale to synthesize nanoparticles. The current study introduced a new green approach for the synthesis of Copper and Nickel hybrid nanoparticles by using Zingiber officinale rhizome extract as a capping and reducing agent. The nanoparticles were physio chemically characterized by UV-visible spectroscop...
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In Pakistan, the Hepatitis E virus (HEV) is prevalent. HEV exposure is deadly during pregnancy, with high infection rates in both the mother and the baby, even in asymptomatic situations. The researcher examined HEV-negative pregnant women with acute hepatitis or increased renal characteristic assessments at 12 medical sites in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa,...
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In the production of nanoparticles that utilizing biological products, bioinspired or green nanotechnology gained significance every single day owing to its ecofriendly and cost-effective nature. In the current study, zinc sulphate salt was used as a source for zinc oxide nanoparticles, ZnO-NPs were stabilized and reduced by bioactive molecules of...
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Cancer is the leading cause of death globally after cardiovascular diseases. Conventional therapeutic strategies have had minimal success rate. Recently, immunotherapy, particularly chimeric antigen receptor T cells (CAR T cells), has emerged as the most effective against cancer. A patient’s T lymphocytes have artificial chimeric antigen receptors...
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Cancer is the leading cause of death globally after cardiovascular diseases. Conventional therapeutic strategies have had minimal success rate. Recently, immunotherapy, particularly chimeric antigen receptor T cells (CAR T cells), has emerged as the most effective against cancer. A patient’s T lymphocytes have artificial chimeric antigen receptors...
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Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is the major causative agent for chronic hepatitis C, a global health concern. The epidemiology, pattern of transmission, different genotypes, and clinical consequences of the disease have been studied worldwide, but little is known about the epidemiology of HCV infection in Pakistan and especially about the Swat region. The...
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Background: : Brassica rapa is an annual to biennial herb, cultivated worldwide, and mostly adapted to temperate climates. It is commonly cultivated in many countries as edible vegetable and for the production of vegetable oil for growing population. However, the fluctuation in temperature greatly affect the plant growth and development and the pro...
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Background Thalassemia patients need regular blood transfusion which saves their lives but increases the risk of acquiring viral infections like hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Objective(s) This study aimed to screen out the HCV and HBV infections in Thalassemia patients receiving regular bl...
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Predictive analysis of psychological disorders on health discuss psychological disorder and their consequences. It is a significant disturbance in feelings, behaviors, and thoughts; these disturbances cause different kinds of dysfunction (psychological, developmental, or biological). Psychological disorders are referred to as abnormalities of the m...
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SARS-CoV-2 causes Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), an infectious condition that can present none or one or more of these symptoms: fever, cough, headache, sore throat, loss of taste and smell, aches, fatigue and musculoskeletal pain. For the prevention of COVID-19, there are vaccines available including those developed by Pfizer, Moderna, Sinov...
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Yersinia pestis is responsible for plague and major pandemics in Asia and Europe. This bacterium has shown resistance to an array of drugs commonly used for the treatment of plague. Therefore, effective therapeutics measurements such as designing a vaccine that can effectively and safely prevent Y. pestis infection is of high interest. To fast trac...
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The current study aimed to determine the levels of Aflatoxin M1 in traditional Taizi cheese and commercial cheeses utilised in Yemen. A total of 273 cheese samples were collected from supermarkets and analysed for AFM1 contamination by enzyme‐linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) and high‐performance liquid chromatography (HPLC). Among these samples,...
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Ongoing Coronavirus epidemic (COVID-19) identified first in Wuhan, China posed huge impact on public health and economy around the globe. Both cough and sneeze based droplets or aerosols encapsulated COVID-19 particles are responsible for airborne transmission of this virus and caused an unexpected escalation and high mortality worldwide. Current s...
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Citation: Zafran Khan., et al. "The Potential Risk to Children Associated with Excessive use of Disinfectant Against Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)". EC Microbiology 17.11 (2021): 01-06. In late December 2019, the acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) emerged in Wuhan, China, and described as a novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19)....
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The evolution of new severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) variants around the globe has made the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic more worrisome, pressuring the health care system and resulting in an increased mortality rate. Recent studies recognized neuropilin-1 (NRP1) as a key facilitator in the invasion of th...
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The evolution of new severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) variants around the globe has made the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic more worrisome, pressuring the health care system and resulting in an increased mortality rate. Recent studies recognized neuropilin-1 (NRP1) as a key facilitator in the invasion of th...
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In the present study Mentha arvensis medaited Magnesium oxide nanoparticles were synthesized by novel green route followed by advanced characterization via XRD, FTIR, UV, SEM, TEM, DLS and TGA. The mean grain size of 32.4 nm and crystallite fcc morphology were confirmed by X-ray diffractive analysis. Scanning and Transmission electron microscopy an...
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Abstract: In the present study Mentha arvensis medaited Magnesium oxide nanoparticles were synthesized by novel green route followed by advanced characterization via XRD, FTIR, UV, SEM, TEM, DLS and TGA. The mean grain size of 32.4 nm and crystallite fcc morphology were confirmed by X-ray diffractive analysis. Scanning and Transmission electron mic...
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The prolific spread of COVID-19 caused by a novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) from its epicenter 6 in Wuhan, China, to every nook and cranny of the world after December 2019, jeopardize the 7 prevailing health system in the world and has raised serious concerns about human safety. Multi-8 directional efforts are made to design small molecule inhibitor...
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Air pollution (AP) is one of the leading causes of health risks because it causes widespread morbidity and mortality every year. Its impact on the environment includes acid rain and decreased visibility, but more importantly, it also has an impact on human health. The rise of COVID-19 demonstrates the cost of failing to manage AP. COVID-19 can be s...
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Herein, we present a green, economic and ecofriendly protocol for synthesis of cobalt oxide (Co3O4-NPs) and magnesium oxide nanoparticles (MgO-NPs) for multifaceted biomedical applications. In the study, a simple aqueous leaf extract of Hibiscus rosa sinensis, was employed for the facile one pot synthesis of Co3O4-NPs and MgO-NPs. The well characte...
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The severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) emerged in Wuhan city of China in late December 2019 and identified as a novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). On January 30, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the coronavirus outbreak a global public health emergency. The rapid spread of the pathogen across the commun...
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A B S T R A C T The severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS‐CoV‐2) emerged in Wuhan city of China in late December 2019 and identified as a novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID‐19). On January 30, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the coronavirus outbreak a global public health emergency. The rapid spread of the pathogen a...
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The severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) emerged in Wuhan city of China in late December 2019 and identified as a novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). On January 30, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the coronavirus outbreak a global public health emergency. The rapid spread of the pathogen across the commun...
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Aspergillus flavus was used to produce alkaline protease. Solid state fermentation (SSF) strategy was adopted to explore the most favorable physical and nutritional conditions for enzyme production. Maximum production was achieved at pH 6.0 and a temperature of 30 °C after 84 h of growth period. For the optimization of the chemical parameters, diff...
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Vitamin D (Vt. D) is one of the vital hormone having multiple functions in various tissues, including brain. Several evidences reported that Vt. D plays a significant part in memory and cognition as its inadequate amount may accelerate cognitive impairment. This study shows for the first time the antioxidant potential of Vt. D against D-Galactose (...
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Aspergillus flavus was used to produce alkaline protease. Solid state fermentation (SSF) strategy was adopted to explore the most favorable physical and nutritional conditions for enzyme production. Maximum production was achieved at pH 6.0 and a temperature of 30 °C after 84 h of growth period. For the optimization of the chemical parameters, diff...
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Hepatitis C virus (HCV), which infected 71 million worldwide and about 5%–6% are from Pakistan, is an ssRNA virus, responsible for end‐stage liver disease. To date, no effective therapy is available to cure this disease. Hence, it is important to study the most prevalent genotypes infecting human population and design novel vaccine or small molecul...
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Vitamin D (Vt. D) is one of the vital hormone having multiple functions in various tissues, including brain. Several evidences reported that Vt. D plays a significant part in memory and cognition as its inadequate amount may accelerate cognitive impairment. This study shows for the first time the antioxidant potential of Vt. D against D-Galactose (...
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Background: The prolific spread of COVID-19 caused by a novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) from its epicenter in Wuhan, China, to every nook and cranny of the world after December 2019, jeopardize the prevailing health system in the world and has raised serious concerns about human safety. To date efforts are continuing to design small molecule inhibit...
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Porphyromonas gingivalis, a prominent pathogen responsible for acute periodontal diseases, is widely studied by the scientific community for its successful evasion of the host immune system. P. gingivalis is associated with rheumatoid arthritis, dementia, and Alzheimer's. The pathogen successfully survives itself against the heavy load of conventio...
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Abstract: The current study was aimed to evaluate the industrial effluents biodegradation potential of an indigenous microorganism which reduced water pollution caused by these effl uents. In the present study biodegradation of three textile industrial effluents was performed with locally isolated brown rot fungi named Coniophora puteana IEBL-1. Re...
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Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) infection is a major health concern worldwide. The presence of both HCV viral RNA and NS5A proteins in peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs) indicate the efficacy of the treatment during sustained virological response (SVR) and end of treatment response (ETR). The main objective of this study was to detect the absence o...
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Background Hepatitis B virus (HBV) genotype and its role in disease progression and patients’ response to antiviral treatment, is not well studied in Pakistan. This comprehensive study was aimed to determine the distribution of HBV genotypes in Pakistan and their possible association with phases of HBV infection. MethodsA total of 840 HBsAg positiv...
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Aims: Wood decaying fungi are very good candidate for industrial processes like; enzymes productions, dyes biodegradation and wastewater decolorization. Many studies have been conducted to explore their potential for successful industrialization. There is still need to isolate more and more new species so that these can be used for beneficial proce...
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Hepatitis B virus has been classified into eight genotypes from A to H which have variety in geographical distribution. HBV/D is reported to be the most prevalent genotype in Pakistan. Sub genotypes D1 and D3 were reported in a study from Karachi. Present study was designed to investigate the genotypes and sub-genotypes of HBV with sequencing of S...
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Chronic hepatitis C infection is the main causative agents for public health problem. Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is generally considered as hepatotropic virus but it can also infect the peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs). The aim of present study was to detect HCV RNA and non-structural protein 5 (NS5A) in PBMCs of the patients who achieved su...
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Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is considered a hepatotropic virus, but it can repli.cate in peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs), which influence the sustained virological response (SVR) of the patients, as well as relapse in successfully treated patients. The main objective of this study was to establish the importance of PBMC HCV RNA detection as...
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The article is about the Seroprevalence of measles antibodies in children at school going age

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Molecular studies of Infectious diseases