Dr. Diaa Attia Marrez
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Dr. Diaa Attia Marrez

Associate Professor
Department of Toxicology and Contaminants, National Research Centre, Egypt

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Microbiology from Cairo University, Egypt

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Area of Interest:

Pharmacology and Toxicology

Research Publications in Numbers


Selected Publications

  1. Marrez, D.A., Y.Y. Sultan, M.M. Naguib and A.M. Higaz, 2022. Antimicrobial activity, cytotoxicity and chemical constituents of the freshwater microalga Oscillatoria princeps. Biointerface Res. Appl. Chem., 12: 961-977.
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  2. Marrez, D.A. and A.M. Ayesh, 2022. Mycotoxins: The threat to food safety. Egypt. J. Chem., 65: 353-372.
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  3. Marrez, D., A. Shaker, M. Ali and H. Fathy, 2022. Food Preservation: Comprehensive overview of techniques, applications and hazards. Egypt. J. Chem., 65: 345-353.
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  4. Faried, M., M. Samer, M.A. Moselhy, R.S. Yousef and A.S. Ali et al., 2022. Photobiostimulation of green microalga Chlorella sorokiniana using He–Ne red laser radiation for increasing biodiesel production. Biomass Convers. Biorefin., 10.1007/s13399-021-02220-3.
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  5. Embaby, M.A., E.S.A. Haggag, A.S. El-Sheikh and D.A. Marrez, 2022. Biosorption of uranium from aqueous solution by green microalga Chlorella sorokiniana. Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res., 29: 58388-58404.
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  6. Marrez, D., S. Salem, G. Abdel-Rahman, ِA. Fouzy and S.A.E. Fatah, 2021. Screening for pesticide residues in soil and crop samples in Egypt. Egypt. J. Chem., 64: 2525-2532.
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  7. Hassoub, M.A., S.I.A. El-Fatah, D.A. Marrez and A.A. Saber, 2021. Antimicrobial activity of the heterocytous cyanobacterium Westiellopsis prolifica and assessment of its microcystin–LR biosynthesis. Egypt. J. Bot., 61: 879-889.
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  8. Faried, M., A.S. Ali, R.H. Ahmed, M.A. Moselhy and E. Abdelsalam et al., 2021. Photobiostimulation of Chlorella sorokiniana using light emitting diodes (LEDs) for increasing lipid and biodiesel production. Egypt. J. Chem., 64: 5575-5583.
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  9. Attia, G.H., D.A. Marrez, M.A. Mohammed, H.A. Albarqi, A.M. Ibrahim and M.A.E. Raey, 2021. Synergistic effect of mandarin peels and hesperidin with sodium nitrite against some food pathogen microbes. Molecules, Vol. 26. 10.3390/molecules26113186.
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  10. Ali, M.A., M.A. Shallan, W.A. Meshrf and D.A. Marrez, 2021. Phenolic constituents, antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of globe artichoke (Cynara scolymus L.) aqueous extracts. Trop. J. Nat. Prod. Res., 5: 1986-1994.
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  11. Mohamed, R.S., D.A. Marrez, S.H. Salem, A.H. Zaghloul, I.S. Ashoush, A.R.H. Farrag and A.M. Abdel-Salam, 2019. Hypoglycemic, hypolipidemic and antioxidant effects of green sprouts juice and functional dairy micronutrients against streptozotocin-induced oxidative stress and diabetes in rats. Heliyon, Vol. 5, No. 2. 10.1016/j.heliyon.2019.e01197.
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  12. Marrez, D.A., M.M. Naguib, Y.Y. Sultan and A.M. Higazy, 2019. Antimicrobial and anticancer activities of Scenedesmus obliquus metabolites. Heliyon, Vol 5 10.1016/j.heliyon.2019.e01404.
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  13. Marrez, D.A., A.E. Abdelhamid and O.M. Darwesh, 2019. Eco-friendly cellulose acetate green synthesized silver nano-composite as antibacterial packaging system for food safety. Food Packag. Shelf Life, Vol 20. 10.1016/j.fpsl.2019.100302.
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  14. Marrez, D.A., E.M. Shahy, H.S. El-Sayed and Y.Y. Sultan, 2018. Detoxification of aflatoxin B1 in milk using lactic acid bacteria. J. Biol. Sci., 18: 144-151.
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  15. Darwesh, O.M., Y.Y. Sultan, M.M. Seif and D.A. Marrez, 2018. Bio-evaluation of crustacean and fungal nano-chitosan for applying as food ingredient. Toxicol. Rep., 5: 348-356.
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  16. Abdel-Rahman, G.N., M.B. Ahmed and D.A. Marrez, 2018. Reduction of heavy metals content in contaminated vegetables due to the post-harvest treatments. Egypt. J. Chem., 61: 1031-1037.
  17. Marrez, D.A., Y.Y. Sultan and M.A. Embaby, 2017. Biological activity of the cyanobacterium Oscillatoria brevis extracts as a source of nutraceutical and bio-preservative agents. Int. J. Pharmacol. (In Press). .
  18. Marrez, D.A., M.A. El Raey, A.M. El-Hagrassi, M.M. Seif, T.I. Ragab, S.I. El Negoumy and M. Emam, 2017. Phenolic profile and antimicrobial activity of Acalypha wilkesiana seeds silver nanoparticles green synthesis against some food borne pathogens. Biosci. Res. (In Press). .
  19. Marrez, D.A., A. Cieslak, R.A. Gawad, H.M. Ebied and M. Chrenkova et al., 2017. A freshwater microalga Nannochloropsis limnetica. Chem. Compos. In Vitro Rumen Eval. (In Press). .
  20. Mahmoud, A.E., M.M. Naguib, A.M. Higazy, Y.Y. Sultan and D.A. Marrez, 2017. Effect of substitution soybean by blue green alga Spirulina platensis on performance and meat quality of growing rabbits. Am. J. Food Technol., 12: 51-59.
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  21. Sultan, Y.Y., M.A. Ali, O.M. Darwesh, M.A. Embaby and D.A. Marrez, 2016. Influence of nitrogen source in culture media on antimicrobial activity of Microcoleus lacustris and Oscillatoria rubescens. J. Pharm. Biol. Chem. Sci., 7: 1444-1452.
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  22. Sallam, A.A., M.M. Mohammed, A.A. Hussein, D.A. Marrez and Z.N. Ibrahim, 2016. Protective effect of β-carotene extracted from the cyanobacterium Oscillatoria brevis against stress-induced alterations in rat's antioxidants and circadian rhythms. Biol. Rhythm Res., 47: 339-352.
  23. Marrez, D.A., M.M. Naguib, Y.Y. Sultan, Z.Y. Daw, S.S. Zaher and A.M. Higazy, 2016. Phytoplankton profile and toxicity assessment of dominant algal species from different Egyptian aquatic ecosystems. Res. J. Pharm. Biol. Chem. Sci., 7: 1453-1461.
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  24. Marrez, D.A. and Y.Y. Sultan, 2016. Antifungal activity of the cyanobacterium Microcystis aeruginosa against mycotoxigenic fungi. J. Applied Pharm. Sci., 6: 191-198.
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  25. Maha, S.E., M.I. Mabrouk, D.A. Marrez, S.B. Olfat and M.Z. Sedik, 2015. Antagonistic pigment producing bacterium isolated from rhizosphere soil of medicinal plants. J. Drug Res. Egypt., 36: 87-96.
  26. Sultan, Y.Y., M.M. Naguib, Z.Y. Daw, D.A. Marrez and A.M. Higazy, 2014. Risk assessment of Spirulina platensis as a source of food and feed additives. Int. J. Fd. Nutr. Sci., 3: 23-33.
  27. Sultan, Y.Y. and D.A. Marrez, 2014. Control of histamine formation by Morganilla morganii in synthetic media and mackerel fish using blue green alga, Spirulina platensis. Alex. J. Fd Sci. Technol., 11: 1-10.
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  28. Marrez, D.A., M.M. Naguib, Y.Y. Sultan, Z.Y. Daw and A.M. Higazy, 2014. Evaluation of chemical composition for Spirulina platensis in different culture media. Res. J. Pharm. Biol. Chem. Sci., 5: 1161-1171.
  29. Gomaa, M.N., A.S. Amin, D.A. Gaballah and A.M. Higazy, 2014. Oscillatoria winter bloom in the Nile River. Phykos, 44: 65-71.
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  30. Marrez, D.A., M.M. Naguib, Y.Y. Sultan, Z.Y. Daw and A.M. Higazy, 2013. Impact of culturing media on biomass production and pigments content of Spirulina platensis. Int. J. Adv. Res., 1: 951-961.
  31. Gomaa, M.N., A.M. Ayesh, A.S. Amin, Z.Y. Daw, D.A. Marrez and A.M. Higazy, 2010. Toxicity of cyanobacterial bloom in river Nile with special reference to microcystin. J. Egypt. Soc. Toxicol., 42: 31-38.