Dr. Rahmat Ali Khan

Dr. Rahmat Ali Khan

Research Scientist
University of Science and Technology Banu, Pakistan


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad, Pakistan

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Area of Interest:

Pharmacology and Toxicology
100%
Fermentation
62%
Ethnopharmacology
90%
Spectrophotometric
75%
Chromatography
55%

Education

2010

Ph.D.

Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad, Pakistan

Biochemistry

Selected Publications

  1. Sahreen, S., M.R. Khan and R.A. Khan, 2013. Ameliorating effect of various fractions of rumex hastatus roots against hepato-and testicular toxicity caused by CCl 4. Oxidative Med. Cell. Longevity, Vol. 2013. 10.1155/2013/325406.
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  2. Khan, Y.M., S. Nadir, S. Parveen and R.A. Khan, 2013. Prevalence of human malaria parasite and its effects on patient blood chemistry in Pakistani population. J. Pharm. Res., 6: 522-524.
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  3. Khan, R.A., M.R. Khan, N.A. Shah, S. Sahreen and P. Siddiq, 2013. Modulation of carbon tetrachloride-induced nephrotoxicity in rats by n-hexane extract of Sonchus asper. Toxicol. Ind. Health. 10.1177/0748233713485885.
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  4. Khan, R.A., M.R. Khan and S. Sahreen, 2013. Protective effects of Sonchus asper (L.) against KBrO3-induced oxidative stress in rat testis. Pak. J. Pharm. Sci., 26: 567-570.
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  5. Khan, R.A., M. Ahmed, M.I. Khan, N. Muhammad and M.R. Khan et al., 2013. Role of medicinal plants in free radical induced sickle cell anemia. Int. J. Biosci., 3: 188-194.
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  6. Ahmad, M., R.A. Khan, I. Khan and M.R. Khan, 2013. Role of medicinal plants in oxidative stress and cancer. Sci. Rep., Vol. 2. 10.4172/scientificreports.641.
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  7. Shah, M., F. Hasan, S. Jahan and R.A. Khan, 2012. Confronting Klebsiella pneumonia resistance in healthcare settings in district bannu: A crucial role for microbiologists. J. Rashid Latif Med. Coll., 1: 20-20.

  8. Shah, M. and F. Hasan, 2012. Selection and optimization of bacteriocin production from Escherichia coli and Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Int. J. Bio., 28: 156-163.
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  9. Muhammad, B., R. Khan, Y. Arshad and R.A. Khan, 2012. Phytochemical and cytotoxic analysis of Pharthenium hysterophosis selected from District Bannu, Pakistan. Afr. J. Biotechnol., 11: 11857-11860.

  10. Khan, R.A., M.R. Khan, S. Sahreen, S. Jan, J. Bokhari and U. Rashid, 2012. Phytotoxic characterization of various fractions of Launaea nudicaulis. J. Med. Plants Res., 6: 1403-1406.

  11. Khan, R.A., M.R. Khan, S. Sahreen, S. Jan, J. Bokhari and U. Rashid, 2012. Effect of various fractions of Launaea procumbens on antioxidant enzymes in rats liver: Oxidative stress induced by potassium bromate (KBrO3). Afr. J. Pharm. Pharmacol., 6: 512-515.

  12. Khan, R.A., M.R. Khan, S. Sahreen, S. Jan, J. Bokhari and U. Rashid, 2012. CCl4 induced nephrotoxicity in rats by Sonchus asper. J. Med. Plants Res., 5: 30-30.

  13. Khan, R.A., M.R. Khan, S. Sahreen, N.A. Shah and A.M. Khan et al., 2012. Amelioration of kidney function markers by Sonchus asper butanolic extract against KBrO3-induced toxicity in rat. J. Med. Plants Res., 6: 1224-1228.

  14. Khan, R.A., M.R. Khan, S. Sahreen and M. Ahmed, 2012. Evaluation of phenolic contents and antioxidant activity of various solvent extracts of Sonchus asper (L.) Hill. Chem. Cent. J., Vol. 6. 10.1186/1752-153X-6-12.
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  15. Khan, R.A., M.R. Khan, S. Sahreen and M. Ahmed, 2012. Assessment of flavonoids contents and in vitro antioxidant activity of Launaea procumbens. Chem. Cent. J., Vol. 6. 10.1186/1752-153X-6-43.
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  16. Khan, R.A., M.R. Khan, S. Sahreen and A.S. Shah, 2012. Protective effects of various fractions of Launaea procumbens on molecular markers in rat kidney. Afr. J. Pharm. Pharmacol., 6: 157-161.

  17. Khan, R.A., M.R. Khan, M. Ahmed, S. Sahreen and N.A. Shah, 2012. Protective effects of Launaea procumbens on rat testis damage by CCl4. Lipids Health Dis., Vol. 11, 10.1186/1476-511X-11-103.
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  18. Khan, R.A., M.R. Khan, M. Ahmed, S. Sahreen and N.A. Shah, 2012. Hepatoprotection with a chloroform extract of Launaea procumbens against CCl4-induced injuries in rats. BMC Complement Altern Med., Vol. 12. 10.1186/1472-6882-12-114.
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  19. Khan, R.A., M.R. Khan and S. Sahreen, 2012. Protective effects of Sonchus asper against KBrO3 induced lipid peroxidation in rats. Lipids Health Dis., Vol. 11. 10.1186/1476-511X-11-164.
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  20. Khan, R.A., M.R. Khan and S. Sahreen, 2012. Protective effects of Sonchus asper against KBrO3 induced lipid peroxidation in rats. Lipids Health Dis., Vol. 11. 10.1186/1472-6882-12-204.
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  21. Khan, R.A., M.R. Khan and S. Sahreen, 2012. Protective effect of Sonchus asper extracts against experimentally induced lung injuries in rats: A novel study. Exp. Toxicol. Pathol., 64: 725-731.
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  22. Khan, R.A., M.R. Khan and S. Sahreen, 2012. CCl4-induced hepatotoxicity: Protective effect of rutin on p53, CYP2E1 and the antioxidative status in rat. Bio. Med. Central., Complement Altern. Med., Vol. 12, 10.1186/1472-6882-12-178.
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  23. Khan, R.A., M.R. Khan and S. Sahreen, 2012. Brain antioxidant markers, cognitive performance and acetylcholinesterase activity of rats: Efficiency of Sonchus asper. Behav. Brain. Funct., Vol.16. 10.1186/1744-9081-8-21.
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  24. Khan, R.A., M.R. Khan and S. Sahreen, 2012. Alteration of renal function by potassium bromate (KbrO3): Protective effects of Launaea procumbens. Afr. J. Pharm. Pharmacol., 6: 1400-1404.

  25. Khan, R.A., M. Ahmad, A.S. Shah, F.U. Khan, N.S. Khan, M.S. Shah and M.R. Khan, 2012. Phytotoxic characterization of crude methanolic extract of Periploca aphylla. Afr. J. Biotechnol., 11: 11575-11579.

  26. Khan, R.A., A.N. Khan and M. Ahmed, 2012. Production of bioethanol through enzymatic hydrolysis of potato. Afr. J. Biotechnol., 11: 6739-6743.

  27. Khan, R.A., A.N. Khan and M. Ahmed, 2012. Phytochemical, antioxidant and cytotoxic activities of Periploca aphyla and Mentha longifolia, selected medicinal plants of District Bannu, Pakistan. Afr. J. Pharm. Pharmacol., 6: 3130-3135.
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  28. Khan, R.A., 2012. Protective effects of Sonchus asper (L.) Hill,(Asteraceae) against CCl4-induced oxidative stress in the thyroid tissue of rats. BMC Complement Altern. Med., Vol. 12. 10.1186/1472-6882-12-181.
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  29. Khan, R.A., 2012. Protective effect of Launaea procumbens (L.) on lungs against CCl4-induced pulmonary damages in rat. BMC Complementary Altern. Med., Vol. 12, 10.1186/1472-6882-12-133.
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  30. Khan, R.A., 2012. Effects of Launaea procumbens on brain antioxidant enzymes and cognitive performance of rat. BMC Complement Altern. Med., Vol. 12. 10.1186/1472-6882-12-219.
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  31. Khan, R.A., 2012. In vitro antioxidant activity and assessment of flavonoids contents of Sonchus arvensis. Chem. Central J., 7: 54-54.

  32. Khan, R., M. Khan, S. Sahreen and N. Shah, 2012. Hepatoprotective activity of Sonchus asper against carbon tetrachloride-induced injuries in male rats: A randomized controlled trial. BMC Complementary Altern. Med., Van. 12, .

  33. Khan, A.W., S. Jan, S. Parveen, R.A. Khan, A. Saeed, A.J. Tanveer and A.A. Shad, 2012. Phytochemical analysis and enzyme inhibition assay of aerva javanica for ulcer. Chem. Cent. J., Vol. 6. 10.1186/1752-153X-6-76.
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  34. Ahmed, M., N. LatifKhan R.A., A. Ahmad, J.B.T. Rocha and C.M. Mazzanti et al., 2012. Enzymatic and biochemical characterization of Bungarus sindanus snake venom acetylcholinesterase. J. Venomous Anim. Toxins incl. Tropical Dis., 18: 236-243.
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  35. Ahmed, M., N. Latif, R.A. Khan and A. Ahmad, 2012. Toxicological effect of herbicides (Diuron and Bentazon) on snake venom and electric eel acetylcholinesterase. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol., 89: 229-233.
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  36. Ahmad, M., N.S. Khan, R.A. Khan, F.U. Khan, A.S. Shah, M.S. Shah and N. Khan, 2012. Phytochemical and biological characterization of Perphloca aphyla and Mentha longifolia selected medicinal plants of District Bannu, Pakistan. J. Med. Plant Res., 6: 135-142.

  37. Sahreen, S., M.R. Khan and R.A. Khan, 2011. Phenolic compounds and antioxidant activities of Rumex hastatus D. Don. leaves. J. Med. Plants Res., 5: 2755-2765.
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  38. Sahreen, S., M.R. Khan and R.A. Khan, 2011. Hepatoprotective effects of methanol extract of Carissa opaca leaves on CCl4-induced damage in rat. BMC Complement. Altern. Med., Vol. 11. 10.1186/1472-6882-11-48.
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  39. Sahreen, S., M.R. Khan and R.A. Khan, 2011. Estimation of flavonoids and evaluation of protective effect of Carissa opaca Stapf ex Haines fruit against CCl4 induced nephrotoxicity in rat. Food Chem. Toxicol., 10.1016/j.fct.2011.10.054.
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  40. Khan, R.A., M.R. Khan, S. Sahreen, S. Jan, J. Bokhari, U. Rashid and S. Jan, 2011. Phytotoxic characterization of various fractions of Launaea procumbens. Afr. J. Biotechnol., 10: 5377-5380.
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  41. Khan, R.A., M.R. Khan, S. Sahreen, S. Jan, J. Bokhari and U. Rashid, 2011. Prevention of CCl4 induced adrenal oxidative stress in rat by Sonchus asper. J. Med. Plants Res., 5: 3347-3350.

  42. Khan, R.A., M.R. Khan, S. Sahreen, S. Jan, J. Bokhari and U. Rashid, 2011. Potassium bromate (KBrO3) induced nephrotoxicity: Protective effects of n-hexane extract of Sonchus asper. J. Med. Plants Res., 5: 6055-6060.

  43. Khan, R.A., M.R. Khan, S. Sahreen, N.A. Shah and J. Bokhari et al., 2011. Protective effects of Launaea procumbens against KBrO3-induced hepatic serum marker enzymes. Afr. J. Pharm. Pharmacol., 5: 2639-2641.
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  44. Khan, R.A., M. Ahmad, M.R. Khan, M. Yasir, B. Muhammad and R. Khan, 2011. Nutritional investigation and biological activities of Parthenium hysterophorus. Afr. J. Pharm. Pharmacol., 5: 2073-2078.
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  45. Khan, R.A., F. Khan, M. Ahmed, A.S. Shah, N.A. Khan, M.R. Khan and M.S. Shah, 2011. Phytotoxic and antibacterial assays of crude methanolic extract of Mentha longifolia (Linn.). Afr. J. Pharm. Pharmacol., 5: 1530-1533.
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  46. Khan, R.A., A.N. Khan, M. Ahmed, M.R. Khan and M.S. Shah et al., 2011. Bioethanol sources in Pakistan: A renewable energy resource. Afr. J. Biotechnol., 10: 19850-19854.
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  47. Khan, M.R., J. Haroon, R.A. Khan, J. Bokhari and U. Rashid, 2011. Prevention of KBrO3-induced cardiotoxicity by Sonchus asper in rat. J. Med. Plants Res., 5: 2514-2520.
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  48. Khan, M.R. and H. Zehra, 2011. Amelioration of CCl 4-induced nephrotoxicity by Oxalis corniculata in rat. Exp. Toxicol. Pathol., 65: 327-334.

  49. Ahmed, M., N. Latif, R.A. Khan, A. Ahmad, G. Thome and M.R. Schetinger, 2011. Inhibitory effect of arachidonic acid on venom acetylcholinesterase. Toxicol. Environ. Chem., 93: 1659-1665.
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  50. Ahmad, M., A.S. Shah, R.A. Khan, F.U. Khan, N.S. Khan, M.S. Shah and M.R. Khan, 2011. Antioxidant and antibacterial activity of crude methanolic extract of E. prostrata collected from District Bannu (Pakistan). Afr. J. Pharm. Pharmacol., 5: 1175-1178.

  51. Ahmad, M., A.S. Shah, R.A. Khan, F.U. Khan, N.S. Khan, M.S. Shah and M.R. Khan, 2011. Antimicrobial activity of crude methanolic extract of Perphloca aphyla. J. Med. Plant Res., 5: 1175-1178.

  52. Sahreen, S., M.R. Khan and R.A. Khan, 2010. Evaluation of antioxidant activities of various solvent extracts of Carissa opaca fruits. Food Chemistry, 122: 1205-1211.
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  53. Khan, R.A., M.R. Khan, S. Sahreen and J. Bukhari, 2010. Antimicrobial and phytotoxic screening of various fractions of Sonchus asper. Afr. J. Biotechnol., 9: 3883-3887.
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  54. Khan, R.A., M.R. Khan, S. Sahreen and J. Bokhari, 2010. Prevention of CCl 4-induced nephrotoxicity with Sonchus asper in rat. Food Chem. Toxicol., 48: 2469-2476.
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  55. Khan, R.A., M.R. Khan and S. Sahreen, 2010. Evaluation of Launaea procumbens use in renal disorders: A rat model. J. Ethnopharmacol., 128: 452-461.
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  56. Khan, M.R., W. Rizvi, G.N. Khan, R.A. Khan and S. Shaheen, 2009. Carbon tetrachloride-induced nephrotoxicity in rats: Protective role of Digera muricata. J. Ethnopharmacol., 122: 91-99.
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  57. Sahreen, S., M.A. Khan, M.R. Khan and R.A. Khan, 2008. Leaf epidermal anatomy of the genus Silene (Caryophyllaceae) from Pakistan. Bio. Divers. Conserv. 3/1: 93-102.
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