Osama M. Ahmed

Osama M. Ahmed
Beni Suef University | BSU · Department of Zoology

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Introduction
Osama M. Ahmed, (born in November 24, 1970) is a professor of physiology at Faculty of Science, Beni-Suef University and Faculty of Oral and Dental Medicine, Nahda University, Beni-Suef, Egypt. He has granted Ph. D. in Physiology from Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Egypt at year 2000. He holds more than 100 publications in the fields of his expertise in international journals. He is an editorial board member in 26 international journals. He is a supervisor of 85 M. Sc. and Ph. D. theses in different Egyptian Universities. He has been awarded the State Incentive Prize (2014), Beni-Suef University Excellence Prize (2014) and the state excellence honor of the first class in Egypt (2017). He is principal investigator and co-principal investigator in many research projects.
Additional affiliations
October 2010 - present
Faculty of Science, Beni-Suef University, Egypt
Position
  • Professor
January 2009 - December 2012
Beni Suef University
September 2008 - September 2015
Faculty of Oral and Dental Medicine, Nahda University, Egypt
Position
  • Professor
Education
June 2000 - August 2015
Faculty of Science, Beni-Suef University, Egypt
Field of study
  • Physiology

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Publications (176)
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BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVE: Worldwide, the incidence of type-2 diabetes is rising rapidly, mainly because of the increase in the incidence of obesity, which is an imporant risk factor for this condition. Both obesity and type-2 diabetes are complex genetic traits but they also share some nongenetic risk factors. Differences among individuals in their s...
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Excessive concentrations of free radicals in the developing brain may lead to neurons maldevelopment and neurons damage and death. Thyroid hormones (THs) states play an important role in affecting the modulation of oxidative stress and antioxidant defense system. Thus, the objective of this study was to clarify the effect of hypothyroidism and hype...
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Abstract Objectives: This study aims to assess the antirheumatic activity of bee venom (BV) and/or hesperidin as natural products in complete Freund’s adjuvant (CFA)-induced arthritis in male Wistar rats. Material and methods: Rheumatoid arthritis was induced in 30 male Wistar rats (weight 130 g to 150 g; age 10 to 12 weeks) by subcutaneous injecti...
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This study aimed to assess the effects of bee pollen (BP) and/or date palm pollen (DPP) suspensions on the glycemic state, testicular dysfunctions, oxidative stress and antioxidant defense system in streptozotocin (STZ)-induced diabetic male Wistar rats. Diabetes mellitus was induced by single intraperitoneal injection of STZ to overnight-fasted ra...
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Aim: The study aimed to assess the relationships between serum cytokine levels and pulmonary dysfunctions in individuals with COVID-19. These correlations may help to suggest strategies for prevention and therapies of coronavirus disease. Patients and methods: Fifty healthy participants and one hundred COVID-19 patients participated in this stud...
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Abstract: The purpose of this study was to see how chrysin and/or bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells (BM-MSCs) affected streptozotocin (STZ)/nicotinamide (NA)-induced diabetic rats as an animal model of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Male Wistar rats were given a single intraperitoneal (i.p.) injection of 60 mg STZ/kg bodyweight (bw) 15 m...
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Nanotechnology holds great promise for the development of treatments for deadly human diseases, such as hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). In the current study, we compared the hepatoprotective effects of naringin–dextrin nanoparticles (NDNPs) against HCC in male Wistar rats with those of pure naringin and investigated the underlying cellular and mole...
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Aim: In individuals with COVID-19, the study assessed the relationship between cytokine expression and pulmonary dysfunction. These correlations may help to suggest strategies for prevention and therapies of coronavirus disease outbreak. Patients and methods: 50 healthy participants and 100 COVID-19 patients participated in this study. COVID-19 par...
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Essential oils of Origanum majorana and Satureja thymbra as well as carvacrol are natural products that are known to have potent antioxidant activities. The current study was designed to investigate the role of the antioxidant properties of these natural products in their acaricidal activities against Rhipicephalus annulatus larvae. The synergistic...
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Aim: This study is aimed at evaluating the use of curcumin-loaded polylactic-co-glycolic acid nanoparticles (CUR-loaded PLGA NPs) as a treatment against monosodium iodoacetate- (MIA-) induced knee OA. Materials and methods: Eighteen rats were assigned to three groups (n = 6), namely, normal control group that received intra-articular injections...
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Background The studies on the potential usage of benzene sulfonamide derivatives as anticancer agents are limited. benzene sulfonamide derivatives are currently used as anticancer agents against different breast cancer cell lines, such as MCF-7, lung cancer cells (A549), prostate cancer cells (Du-145), and cervical cells (HeLa) Objective A series...
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This study assessed the preventive properties of naringin and naringenin on paclitaxel-induced nephrotoxicity and cardiotoxicity in adult male Wistar rats. Intraperitoneal injection of paclitaxel 2 mg/kg body weight, two days/week on the 2nd and 5th days of each week, with or without oral administration of naringin and/or naringenin 10 mg/kg body w...
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Aim: The study evaluated the correlations between cytokine levels, liver function markers, and neuropilin-1 (NRP-1) expression in patients with COVID-19 in Egypt. The study also aimed to evaluate the accuracy sensitivity, specificity, and area under the curve (AUC) of the tested laboratory parameters in identifying COVID-19 infection and its severi...
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Aim: The study aimed to evaluate the clinical laboratory features of moderate and severe COVID-19 patients among a cohort of the Egyptian population. The study also aimed to assess the accuracy—sensitivity, specificity, and area under the curve (AUC) of various detected parameters in predicting the severity of COVID-19 infection. Patients and metho...
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Transmissible and transplantable animal models of tumors were applied by many investigators to scrutinize the mechanisms involved during the progress of cancer to metastasis and to assess anticancer effects of the agents under investigations. Transmissible tumors have been stated in three wild species; these are devil facial tumors in Tasmanian dev...
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Acetaminophen, also known as N-acetyl-para-aminophenol (NAPAP), is a traditional antipyretic and analgesic that is used extensively around the world to treat colds and fevers. However, a NAPAP excess causes rapid, severe liver and kidney damage. The goal of the study was to examine the protective effects and determine the mechanisms of action of MP...
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Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic, progressive, autoimmune disease caused by a malfunction of the immune system. The aim of this study was to examine the anti-arthritic effects and suggest the mechanisms of actions of diosmin and trolox in male Wistar rats. Complete Freund’s adjuvant (CFA) was used to establish RA in the animals by subcutaneou...
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Osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee is a debilitating condition that can severely limit an individual’s mobility and quality of life. This study was designed to evaluate the efficacy of bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cell (BM-MSC) treatment in cartilage repair using a rat model of monoiodoacetate- (MIA-) induced knee OA. OA was induced in the kne...
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Purpose: The study aimed to investigate if there were any links between liver function biomarkers and immunoglobulins levels in serum, and Toll-like receptors (TLRs) and neuropilin-1 (NRP1) in COVID-19 patients. The study also aimed to assess the accuracy—sensitivity, specificity, and area under the curve (AUC) by the receiver operator curve (ROC)...
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Purpose: The study aimed to investigate if there were any links between liver function biomarkers and immunoglobulins levels in serum, and Toll-like receptors (TLRs) and neuropilin-1 (NRP1) in COVID-19 patients. The study also aimed to assess the accuracy—sensitivity, specificity, and area under the curve (AUC) by the receiver operator curve (ROC)...
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AimThe study evaluated the correlations between cytokine levels, liver function markers, and neuropilin-1 (NRP-1) expression in patients with COVID-19 at Egypt. The study also aimed to evaluate the accuracysensitivity, specificity, and area under the curve (AUC) of the tested laboratory parameters in identifying COVID-19 infection and its severity....
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Dextrin is a polysaccharide but is small and of low complexity. Naringin is a flavonoid widely known for its pharmacological properties. This study aimed to create a naringin–dextrin nanoformula (NDN) to improve the effects of free naringin against human hepatocellular carcinoma cell lines (HepG2). Transmission electron microscopy, particle size di...
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The presented study was performed to verify whether rutin and/or quercetin can inhibit liver injury induced by doxorubicin (DXR) in male Wistar rats. In this study, male Wistar rats were treated via the oral route with rutin and quercetin (50 mg/kg) either alone or in combination every other day for five weeks concomitant with receiving intraperito...
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Background: COVID-19 impacts the cardiovascular system resulting in myocardial damage, and also affects the kidneys leading to renal dysfunction. This effect is mostly through the binding with angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2) and Neuropilin-1 (NRP-l) receptors. Toll-Like Receptors (TLRs) typically combine with microbial pathogens and provoke...
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Background: Higher expression of angiotensin-converting enzyme-2 (ACE-2) in addition to neuropilin-1 (NRP-1) can lead to a cytokine storm which is correlated to higher mortality rate and contributes to the progression of renal diseases and the pathogenesis of coronary heart disease (CHD) in COVID-19 patients. Aim: We herein sought to examine cor...
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This study aims to explore the chemopreventive mechanisms of hydroethanolic extracts from avocado ( Persea Americana ) in diethylnitrosamine (DEN)/2-acetylaminofluorene (2AAF)-induced hepatocarcinogenesis. Chemical induction of hepatocarcinogenesis was induced by intraperitoneal injection of DEN at 150 mg/kg body weight (b.w.) twice a week for a fo...
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The antagonistic side effects of chemical medications led to the search for safe strategies such as biogenic agents. Correspondingly , this study aims to create biogenic, appropriate, auspicious and innovative therapeutic agents like Galaxaura elongata {GE}, Turbinaria ornata {TO} and Enteromorpha flexuosa {EF} macroalgae-based silver nanoparticles...
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Background COVID-19 impacts the cardiovascular system resulting in myocardial damage and also affects the kidneys leading to renal dysfunction. This effect is mostly through the binding with angiotensin-converting enzyme-2 (ACE2) and Neuropilin-1(NRP-l) receptors. Toll-Like Receptors (TLRs) typically combine with microbial pathogens and provoke an...
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Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) represents around 85% of all known types of liver cancers and is estimated to be the fifth most common cause of cancer-related death worldwide. The current study assessed the preventive efficacy of isatin on diethylnitrosamine (DENA)/2-acetylaminofluorene (2-AAF)-induced hepatocarcinogenesis in male Wistar rats and in...
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Doxorubicin (DOX) is an effective anticancer agent with a wide spectrum of activities. However, it has many adverse effects on various organs especially on the liver. Thymol, one of the major components of thyme oil, has biological properties that include anti-inflammatory and antioxidant activities. Thus, this study was designed to examine thyme o...
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Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a chronic metabolic disorder that threatens human health. Medicinal plants have been a source of wide varieties of pharmacologically active constituents and used extensively as crude extracts or as pure compounds for treating various disease conditions. Thus, the aim of this study is to assess the anti-hyperglycemic and an...
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Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) has been identified as one of the most deadly malignancies with limited therapeutic efficacy worldwide. However, understanding the molecular mechanisms of crosstalk between signaling pathways in HCC and predicting cancer cell responses to targeted therapeutic interventions remain to be challenge. Thus, in this study,...
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Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic inflammatory condition, an autoimmune disease that affects the joints, and a multifactorial disease that results from interactions between environmental, genetic, and personal and lifestyle factors. This study was designed to assess the effects of curcumin, bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells (BM-MSCs),...
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Bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stromal cells (BM-MSCs) and antioxidants opened the way for many effective therapeutic experiments against damaged organs like kidneys. Nephrotoxicity is the main complication of chemotherapeutic drugs. Therefore, the present study aimed to investigate the efficacy of BM-MSCs and hesperidin to treat cisplatin-induced...
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The present work was designed to assess the efficacy of Silybum marianum total extract (STE), silymarin (Sm), and silibinin (Sb) against experimentally induced renal carcinogenesis in male Wistar rats and their roles in regulating oxidative stress, inflammation, apoptosis, and carcinogenesis. The diethylnitrosamine (DEN)/2-acetylaminofluorene (AAF)...
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Insects of the order Hymenoptera have a defensive substance that contains many biologically active compounds. Specifically, venom from honeybees (Apis mellifera) contains many enzymes and peptides that are effective against various diseases. Different research papers stated the possibility of using bee venom (a direct bee sting or in an injectable...
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This study is aimed at evaluating the preventive effect and at suggesting the mode of actions of naringin and hesperidin and their combination in diclofenac-induced hepatotoxicity. Male Wistar rats, intraperitoneally injected with diclofenac sodium (3 mg/kg b.wt/day), were orally treated with naringin (20 mg/kg b.wt/day) and hesperidin (20 mg/kg b....
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The study examines the prophylactic action of artichoke leaf hydroethanolic extract (ALE) and artichoke flower head hydroethanolic extract (AFE) against diethylnitrosamine (DEN)/acetylaminofluorene (AAF)-induced lung cancer in Wistar rats. To chemically induce lung cancer, DEN was injected intraperitoneally twice a week for a fortnight at a dose of...
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Background Liver cancer ranks as the 7th and 5th leading cause of cancer morbidity worldwide in men and women, respectively. Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the most common type of liver cancer and is associated with an increasing global burden of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). Objective The pre...
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Background: Hepatotoxicity was one of the major side effects associated with doxorubicin treatment in cancer chemotherapy. The synthesized silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) from natural products such as algae especially green algae is one of the favorable means to minimize the deleterious effects of the chemotherapy. Thus, this study aimed to evaluate t...
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Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune syndrome affecting joint spaces, leading to the disabled state. Currently, there is no optimal therapy for RA except for systemic immunosuppressants that have variable undesirable effects after long-term use. Hence, the need for other treatment modalities has emerged in an attempt to develop a treating age...
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Until now, there is no treatment that cause complete cure of the chronic inflammatory and degenerative disease, osteoarthritis (OA). Moreover, the underlying mechanisms of OA development and progress are not fully elucidated, and the present pharmacological treatment alternatives are restricted and associated with adverse side effects. Thus, the pr...
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Aluminum sulphate (alum) is widely used water coagulant. The conventional methods used in water purification raises a lot of concerns over its environmental safety. So, this study aims to embrace new approaches for drinking water treatment. The use of environmental coagulants of plant origin is a conservational, significant potential and low cost m...
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Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a disorder triggered by autoimmune reactions and related with chronic inflammation and severe disability. Bone Marrow-derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells (BM-MSCs) have shown a hopeful immunomodulatory effect towards repairing cartilage and restoring joint function. Additionally, indomethacin (IMC), a nonsteroidal compound,...
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Tinospora cordifolia (Guduchi or Jiloe), a perennial and climbing shrub with succulent stem and papery barks, has been widely distributed in various countries. The shrub contains various classes of compounds such as alkaloids, glycosides, aliphatic compounds, polyphenols, lactones, steroids, and terpenoids. In traditional medicine, Tinospora cordif...
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The current study investigated the synergistic effect of combinations containing deltamethrin (D), Eucalyptus essential oil (E), and the thyme essential oil component thymol (T), against a field population of Rhipicephalus annulatus in Egypt that was characterized to be resistant to D. Solutions of T, E, or TE at concentrations of 1.25–5% were comb...
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A) Body weight gain and relative liver weight 1. Effect of the tested materials on the % of body weight gain Table 4 revealed that the general effect, in between groups, was found by one way ANOVA to be very highly significant (P < 0.001). Green tea, licorice or the mixture of both, all caused significant decreases in the % of body weight gain rela...
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Description of data 1. Effects of the tested materials on hepatic content of total thiols Table 6 demonstrated that the general effect, in between groups, was found by one way ANOVA to be very highly significant (P < 0.001). The combination of green tea and licorice increased the hepatic content of total thiols by 18.03 % when it was compared with...
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This study aimed to assess antihyperlipidemic, cardiac and antioxidant effects as well as mode of actions of Musa paradisiaca (M. paradisiaca) leaf and fruit peel hy-droethanolic extracts in nicotinamide (NA)/streptozotocin (STZ)-induced diabetic rats. Experimental diabetes mellitus was induced by a single intraperitoneal injection of STZ (60 mg/kg...
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Flavonoids, the main class of polyphenols, are characterized by the presence of 2-phenyl-benzo-pyrane nucleus. They are found in rich quantities in citrus fruits. Citrus flavonoids are classified into flavanones, flavones, flavonols, polymethoxyflavones and anthocyanins (found only in blood oranges). Flavanones are the most abundant flavonoids in c...
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Background: Diabetic nephropathy (DNP) is a type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) chronic complication, which is the largest single cause of end-stage kidney disease. There is an increasing evidence of the role of inflammation and Toll-like receptors (TLRs) as part of innate immune system in its development and progression. In addition, Toll-like recepto...
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This study aims to evaluate the antiarthritic activity of milk thistle and silymarin in complete Freund’s adjuvant (CFA)-induced arthritis in male rats. Rheumatoid arthritis was induced by injection of 0.2 ml of CFA into the right hind leg at two consecutive days. These rats were treated with milk thistle seeds hydroethanolic extract (MTHE) (100 mg...