Prof. Hussein Azzaz Murad

Prof. Hussein Azzaz Murad

Research Professor
National Research Center, Egypt

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Dairy Technology from Zagazig University, Egypt

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Dr. Hussein Azzaz Murad studied continuous cultivation of microorganisms in the Institute of Microbiology, Prague Czechoslovakia before obtaining his Ph.D. in (Food Microbiology) from Zagazig University, Egypt. He is Professor of Food Microbiology at National Research Center, Egypt. Dr. Murad prepared and mange several training courses in food safety, HACCP, ISO 22000 and fermentations. He supervised several M.Sc and Ph.D. studies in food microbiology. He is reviewer/editor of five journals of Science Alert. He published over 50 papers in national and international journals and conferences.

Area of Interest:

Food Science Technology
Food Microbiology
Dairy Science
Food Safety

Selected Publications

  1. Murad, H.A., S.H. Mohamed, A.G. Abu-El-Khair, E.A. Azab and M.A. Khalil, 2016. Impact of Xanthan gum as fat replacer on characteristics of low fat Kariesh cheese. Int. J. Dairy Sci., 11: 106-113.
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  2. Azzaz, H.H., T.A. Morsy and H.A. Murad, 2016. Microbial feed supplements for ruminant's performance enhancement. Asian J. Agric. Res., 10: 1-14.
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  3. Azzaz, H.H., H.A. Murad and T.A. Morsy, 2015. Utility of Ionophores for ruminant animals: A review. Asian J. Anim. Sci., 9: 254-265.
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  4. Azzaz, H.H., H.A. Aziz, E.S.A. Farahat and H.A. Murad, 2015. Impact of microbial feed supplements on the productive performance of lactating nubian goats. Global Vet., 14: 567-575.
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  5. Abd El Tawab, A.M., O.H. Matloup, A.M. Kholif, S.A.H. Abo El-Nor, H.A. Murad, H.M. El-Sayed and M.M. Khorshed, 2015. Influence of addition of tannase enzyme to reducing tannins effects in lactating goats diets. Int. J. Dairy Sci., 10: 24-35.
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  6. Murad, H.A., A.M. Abd El Tawab, A.M. Kholif, S.A. Abo El-Nor, O.H. Matloup, M.M. Khorshed and H.M. El-Sayed, 2014. Production of tannase by Aspergillus niger from palm kernel. Biotechnology, 13: 68-73.
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  7. Morsy, T.M., H.M. Ebeid, A.E.K.M. Kholif, H.A. Murad, A.E.R.M. Abd El-Gawad and T.M. Bedawy, 2014. Influence of propionibacteria supplementation to rations on intake, milk yield, composition and plasma metabolites of lactating buffalos during early lactation. Sci. Int., 2: 13-19.
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  8. Murad, H.A. and H.H. Azzaz, 2013. Cellulase production from rice straw by Aspergillus flavus NRRL 5521. Sci. Int., 1: 103-107.
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  9. Azzaz, H.H., H.A. Murad, A.M. Kholif, T.A. Morsy, A.M. Mansour and H.M. El-Sayed, 2013. Pectinase production optimization and its application in banana fiber degradation. Egypt. J. Nutr. Feeds, 16: 117-125.

  10. Azzaz, H.H., H.A. Murad, A.M. Kholif, T.A. Morsy, A.M. Mansour and H.M. El-Sayed, 2013. Increasing nutrients bioavailability by using fibrolytic enzymes in dairy buffaloes feeding. J. Biol. Sci., 13: 234-241.
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  11. Azzaz, H.H., H.A. Murad, A.M. Kholif, M.A. Hanfy and M.H. Abdel Gawad, 2012. Optimization of culture conditions affecting fungal cellulase production. Res. J. Microbiol., 7: 23-31.
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  12. Azzaz, H.H., A.M. Kholif, H.A. Murad, M.A. Hanfy and M.H. Abdel Gawad, 2012. Utilization of cellulolytic enzymes to improve the nutritive value of banana wastes and performance of lactating goats. Asian J. Anim. Vet. Adv., 7: 664-673.
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  13. Murad, H.A., R.I. Refaea and E.M. Aly, 2011. Utilization of UF-permeate for production of β-galactosidase by lactic acid bacteria. Polish J. Microbiol., 60: 139-144.
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  14. Murad, H.A. and H.H. Azzaz, 2011. Microbial pectinases and ruminant nutrition. Res. J. Microbiol., 6: 246-269.
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  15. Hosny I.M., W.I. El-Kholy., H.A. Murad and R.K. El-Dairouty, 2011. Antimicrobial activity of Curcumin upon pathogenic microorganisms during manufactur and storage of a novel style cheese Karishcu. J. Am. Sci., 7: 611-618.

  16. Murad, H.A. and H.H. Azzaz, 2010. Cellulase and dairy animal feeding. Biotechnology, 9: 238-256.
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  17. Murad, H.H., M.A. Hanfy, A.M. Kholif, M.H. Abdel Gawad and H.A. Murad, 2009. Effect of cellulases supplementation to some low quality roughages on digestion and milk production by lactating goats. J. Biol. Chem. Environ. Sci., 4: 791-809.
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  18. El-Dairouty, R.K., I.M. Hossni, W.I. El-Kholy and H.A. Murad, 2009. Monitoring the viability of Salmonella typhimurium and incidence of food borne microorganisms in ice cream using a rapid microbiological test. Egypt. J. Dairy Sci., 37: 191-200.
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  19. Refae, R.I., H.A. Murad and M.A. Aly, 2008. Production of B-galactosidase by some lactic acid bacteria grown on permeate-based medium as a waste from cheese factories. J. Agric. Sci. Mansoura Univ., 33: 6901-6912.

  20. Murad, H.A and S.H. Mohamed, 2008. Utilization of xanthan gum in the manufacture of peanut yoghurt like-product. J. Agric. Sci. Mansoura Univ., 33: 8639-8648.

  21. Murad, H.A., M.E. Moussa, R.J. Refae and S.H. Mohamed, 2007. Application of laboratory produced EPS in the manufacture of set yoghurt and fermented butter milk. Minufia J. Agric.Res., 32: 1279-1302.
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  22. Sadek, Z.I., K. El-Shafei and H.A. Murad, 2006. Utilization of Xanthan gum and inulin as prebiotics for lactic acid Bacteria. Deutsche Lebensmittel Rundschau, 102: 109-114.
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  23. Rafae, R.J., G. Amin, H.A. Murad and H.M. Sahar, 2006. Exopolysaccharides production by dairy lactic acid bacteria. J. Agric. Sci. Mansoura Univ., 31: 5965-5998.

  24. Azzat, A.K. and H.A. Murad, 2006. Growth association relationship between the yeast Saccharomyces Cerevesiae and lactic acid bacteria in the production of fermented milk. J. Agric. Sci. Mansoura Univ., 31: 3773-3780.

  25. El-Sayed, E., I. Abd El-Gawad, H. Murad and S. Salah, 2002. Utilization of laboratory-produced xanthan gum in the manufacture of yogurt and soy yogurt. Eur. Food Res. Technol., 215: 298-304.
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  26. Murad, H.A. and M.M.E. Salem, 2001. Utilization of Uf-permeate for producing exopolysaccharides from lactic acid bacteria. J. Agric. Mansoura Univ., 26: 2167-2175.
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  27. Murad, H.A., F.A. Fathy and Z.I. Sadek, 2000. Bactericinogenic effect of bifidobacterium bifidium and some strains of lactic acid bacteria on growth of Staphylococcus auras. Menofiya J. Agric. Res., 25: 637-647.

  28. Mehanna, N.S., H.A. Murad and A.K. Enab, 1999. Fermentation activity of lactic acid bacteria in peanut milk and its utilization for beverage preparation. J. Agric. Sci. Mansoura Univ., 24: 1233-1240.

  29. Salem, M.M., H.A. Murad and E.E. EI-Tanboly, 1998. A salt tolerant strain of Mucro sp. for production of milk clotting enzyme from salted whey. Egypt. J. Dairy Sci., 26: 39-50.

  30. Murad, H.A., Z.I. Sadek and F.A. Fathy, 1998. Production of bifidus kariesh cheese. Deutsche Lebensmittel-Rundschan, 94: 409-412.

  31. Murad, H.A., M.M. Salem, A.F. Sayed and E.E. El-Tanboly, 1998. Optimization conditions of yeast extract production from kluyveromyces lactic biomass. Egypt. J. Food Sci., 26: 25-33.

  32. Murad, H.A., 1998. Utilization of ultrafiltration permeate for production of Beta-galactosidase from Lactobacillus bulgaricus. Milchwissenschaft, 53: 273-276.
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  33. Murad, H.A., 1998. Antimicrobial activity of some natural extracts and its potentiality for controling yeast growth in yoghurt. J. Agric. Sci. Mansoura Univ., 23: 6115-6125.

  34. Ibrahim, G.A., H.A. Murad, A.H. Zaghloul and R.K. EI-Dairouty, 1998. Utilization of permeate for production of gluconic acid by Gulconbacter oxydans isolates and screening their antagonistic activity. Menofiya J. Agric. Res., 23: 273-283.

  35. Ghani, S. and H.A. Murad, 1998. Relevancy of some preservatives to contaminating spoilage yeasts and shelf life extension of Zabadi Abdel. Egypt. J. Dairy Sci., 26: 86-102.

  36. Murad, H.A., F.A. Fathy and S. Abd-EI-Ghani, 1997. Growth of Bifidobacterium bifidium in buffalo milk supplemented with peanut milk and some amino acids. Egypt. J. Dairy Sci., 25: 75-84.

  37. Murad, H.A., S. Abd-EI-Ghani, A.M. Sharaf and N.F. Tawfik, 1996. A comparative study on the fermentability of soy, peanut and soy-peanut milks by different lactic acid bacteria. Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Food Science and Technology, September 17-19, 1996, Nile-Hilton Hotel, Cairo, Egypt -.

  38. Murad, H.A., B.A. Effat, E. El-Tanboly, N.F. Tawfik and Narges H. El-Sayed, 1994. Application of heat shock treatment for overcoming the problem of yeast contamination in yoghurt. Egypt. J. Appl. Sci., 9: 1-15.

  39. Abd El-Salam, M.H., M.A. Fadel, H.A. Murad, 1994. Bioconversion of sugarcane molasses into xanthan gum. J. Biotechnol., 33: 103-106.
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  40. Tawfik, N.F., B.A. Effat, S. Abd El-Ghani and H.A. Murad, 1993. Yoghurt like fermented milk made with single-strain starter cultures. Egypt. J. Food Sci., 21: 67-72.

  41. Murad, H.A., S. Abd-EI-Ghani and K.E. Shenawi, 1992. Bioconversion of whey permeate into Kluyveromyces lactis biomass. Egyp. J. Diary Sci., 20: 261-271.

  42. Murad, H.A., S. Abd El-Ghani, B.A. Effat and N.F. Tawfik, 1992. Utilization of some dairy and food industry wastes in the production of lactic acid. Egypt. J. Dairy Sci., 20: 83-90.

  43. Murad, H.A. and H. Amra, 1992. Influence of some mycotoxins on Kluyveromyces lactis endopolygalaturonase activity. Egypt. J. Microbiol., 27: 361-365.

  44. Murad, H.A and M.S. Foda, 1992. Production of yeast polygalacturonase on dairy wastes. Bioresour. Technol., 41: 247-250.
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  45. Fadel, M., H. Amra, H.A. Murad and K. EI-Shenawi, 1992. Production of fungal protein from wheat straw by Penicillium funiculosum. Egypt. J. Food Sci., 20: 1-13.
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  46. Soliman, S.A., K. Nagib, M.M.S. EI-Gharabli, M.S. Foda and H.A. Murad, 1985. Production of single cell protein from food industry wastes 1-selection of proper fungal culture and suitable substrate. Ann. Agric. Sci. Moshtohor, 23: 1201-1212.

  47. Nagib, K., S.A. Soliman, M.M.S. EI-Gharabli, M.S. Foda and H.A. Murad, 1985. Production of single cell protein from food industry wastes II. Effect of prefermentation treatment of substrate on fungal growth. Ann. Agric. Sci. Moshtohor, 23: 1215-1226.