Dr. Yousif Abd El-Aziz Elhassaneen
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Dr. Yousif Abd El-Aziz Elhassaneen

Department of Nutrition and Food Science, Minoufiya University, Egypt

Highest Degree
PostDoc. in Applied Biochemistry from Plymouth University, UK

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Dr. Yousif Abd El-Aziz Elhassaneen is currently working as Professor of Nutrition & Food Science and Ex-Dean Faculty of Home Economics, Minoufiya University, Shebin El-Kom, Egypt. He has completed his Postdoctoral in Applied Biochemistry from Plymouth University, UK. His main area of interest focuses on Nutrition and Food Science. His area of expertise includes Therapeutic Nutrition, Xenobiotics Biotransformation, Phytochemicals, Food Technology, Quality Assurance (QA), Food Toxicology, Dietitian, Functional Foods, Food Industries Development, Heavy Metals, Carcinogens in Foods, Carcinogens and Toxic Substances in Environment, Food Industry Wastes, Onion Dehydration, Nutritional Assessment, Food Safety, Food Biotechnology, Food by-products, Food Quality Control Systems (QCS), Meat Technology, including ISO, HACCP, GAP, Natural Products, Hepatocell Culture, Bioremoval/ Biodegradation of Toxic and Carcinogenic Substances in Food, Food Drug Interaction, In vitro Biological Model System, HPLC system designer for separation and determination of the trace Compounds in Food, Natural Antioxidants, Biosynthesis of Macromolecules in Vitro, Novel techniques in food analysis, Animal Cell Culture Techniques Development, Cytotoxicity & Genotoxicity Assessment development in vitro, and Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons: Sources, Toxicity, Carcinogenicity, Biotransformation. He has 64 publications in journals contributed as author/co-author.

Area of Interest:

Food Science and Technology
Food Nutrition
Food Toxicology
Food Safety
Food Biotechnology

Research Publications in Numbers


Selected Publications

  1. Elhassaneen, Y.A., S.A. Khader and M.A. El-aslowty, 2023. Potential ameliorative effects of graviola (Annona muricata L.) fruits on carbon-tetrachloride induced hepatic injury in rats: Antioxidant, apoptotic, anti-inflammatory markers, and histopathological studies. Int. J. Healthcare Med. Sci., 9: 17-31.
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  2. Elhassaneen, Y.A., G.M. ElBassouny, O.A. Emam and S.H. Hashem, 2023. Influence of novel freezing and storage technology on nutrient contents, bioactive compounds and antioxidant capacity of black eggplant. J. Agric. Crops, 9: 338-352.
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  3. Elhassaneen, Y.A., A.A.N. El-Deen and A.Z. Nasef, 2023. Ultraviolet-c radiation induced changes on bioactive compounds content, antioxidant capacity and microbial quality of minimally processed molokhia (Corchorus olitorius L.) leaves. J. Agric. Crops, 9: 309-322.
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  4. Gharib, M.A.A., N.S. Abd Elalal, Y.A.E.E. Elhassaneen, 2022. A study of the correlation between dyslipidemia and iron deficiency anemia in egyptian adult subjects. Alexandria Sci. Exchange J., 43: 53-63.
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  5. Sulistiono, W., A. Ibrahim, B. Suwitono, H.B. Aji, A. Wahab, M.T. Ratule and M.J. Mejaya, 2021. Effect of NPK fertilization method on the physiology and fruit products of Myristica fragrans in North Maluku, Indonesia. Annual Res. Rev. Biol., 36: 19-29.
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  6. Abd Elalal, N.S., G.M. El Seedy and Y.A. Elhassaneen, 2021. Chemical composition, nutritional value, bioactive compounds content and biological activities of the brown alga (Sargassum subrepandum) collected from the Mediterranean Sea, Egypt. Alexandria Sci. Exchange J., 42: 893-906.
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  7. Elhassaneen, Y.A., S.S. Ragab and M.S. Salman, 2016. The potential effects of reishi mushroom (Ganoderma lucidum) consumption on bone health indices and serum minerals profile disorders induced by CCl4 on rats. Pyrex J. Med. Plant Res., 2: 1-7.
  8. Elhassaneen, Y.A., S.S. Ragab and A.A. Saleh, 2016. Effect of selected plant parts extracts on liver injuries induced by CCl4 in vitro. Pyrex J. Med. Plant Res., 2: 8-20.
  9. Elhassaneen, Y., S. Ragab and R. Mashal, 2016. Improvement of bioactive compounds content and antioxidant properties in crackers with the incorporation of prickly pear and potato peels powder. Int. J. Nutr. Food Sci., 5: 53-61.
  10. Elhassaneen, Y., S. Ragab and R. Badawy, 2016. Antioxidant activity of methanol extracts from various plant parts and their potential roles in protecting the liver disorders induced by benzo(a)pyrene. Public Health Int., 2: 38-50.
  11. Elhassaneen, Y., S. Goarge, R. Sayed and M. Younis, 2016. Onion, orange and prickly pear peel extracts mixed with beef meatballs ameliorate the effect of alloxan induced diabetic rats. Am. J. Pharmacol. Phytotherapy, 1: 15-24.
  12. Elhassaneen, Y., M.S. El-Dashlouty, A. El-Eskafy and N. El-Gamal, 2016. The potential protection effects of cape gooseberry (Physalis peruviana L.) feeding against CCl4-induced hepatotoxicity in rats. Res. J. Med. Med. Sci., 11: 1-13.
  13. Elhassaneen, Y., 2016. Improvement of bioactive compounds content and antioxidant properties in crackers with the incorporation of prickly pear and potato peels powder. Int. J. Nutr. Food Sci., 10.11648/j.ijnfs.20160501.18.
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  14. Elhassaneen, Y., S. El-Waseef, N. Fathy and S.S. Ahmed, 2016. Bioactive compounds and antioxidant potential of food industry By-products in Egypt. Am. J. Food Nutr., 4: 1-7.
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  15. Domma, M.B., Y. Elhassaneen, F.Y. Ibrahim and S.A. El-Agooze, 2016. Biological effects of gum Arabic on rat's chronic kidney disease. J. Biol. Chem. Environ. Sci., 11: 163-184.
  16. Elhassaneen, Y.A., S.S. Ragab and F.A. Farghal, 2015. Nutritional and functional properties of some by-products of dehydrated food companies. J. Home Econ., 25: 89-110.
  17. Elhassaneen, Y.A. and Z. Esaa, 2015. Effect of adding natural extracts on quality properties of meat products subjected to refrigeration process. J. Home Econ., 25: 1-16.
  18. Elhassaneen, Y.A. and W.A. Monser, 2015. Breast cancer in relationship with antioxidant: A review nutritional and biochemical study. J. Home Econ., 25: 77-87.
  19. Elhassaneen, Y. and R. Sayed, 2015. Chemical and toxicological evaluation of some snacks consumed by children in Egypt. Int. J. Nutr. Food Sci., 4: 493-502.
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  20. Hussein, A. and Y. Elhassaneen, 2014. Natural dye from red onion skins and applied in dyeing cotton fabrics for the production of women's headwear resistance to Ultraviolet Radiation (UVR). J. Am. Sci., 10: 129-139.
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  21. Elhassaneen, Y.A., Y.A. Abd Elhady and N.H. Mohamed, 2014. The use of gum Arabic from acacia tree (Acacia senegal), a food additive to improve the nutritional and rheological properties of wheat flour dough. Life Sci. J., 11: 385-393.
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  22. Elhassaneen, Y.A. and Y.A. Abd Elhady, 2014. Relationship between antioxidant activity and total phenolics in selected vegetables, fruits, herbs and spices commonly consumed in Egypt. J. Am. Sci., 10: 86-94.
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  23. Elhassaneen, Y.A. and Y.A. Abd Elhady, 2014. Onion peel powder alleviate acrylamide-induced cytotoxicity and immunotoxicity in liver cell culture. Life Sci. J., 11: 381-388.
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  24. Elhassaneen, Y.A. and A.A. Hussein, 2014. Treatment of cotton knitted garments with natural silk fibroin for skin care and ultraviolet radiation protection. J. Am. Sci., 10: 115-124.
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  25. Hussein, I. and Y. Elhassaneen, 2013. Protection of humans from Ultraviolet Radiation (UVR) through the use of cotton clothes dyed with aqueous extracts of onion skin as the natural colorant. J. Am. Sci., 9: 16-24.
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  26. Elhassaneen, Y.A.E.A. and A.M. El-Badawy, 2013. Influence of charcoal broiled meat consumption on the liver functions and non-enzymatic antioxidants in human blood. Food Nutr. Sci., 4: 90-99.
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  27. Elhassaneen, Y.A., S.S. Ragab, S.F. El-Abd and O.A. Mossa, 2013. Suggested strategies for minimizing the formation of acrylamide in fried potato: A review. J. Home Econ., 23: 205-224.
  28. Elhassaneen, Y.A., S.S. Ragab and E.A. El Shora, 2013. Biological evaluation of infant foods fortified with lactoferrin: 1-Relative weight organs, serum minerals and blood glucose. J. Home Econ., 23: 193-204.
  29. Elhassaneen, Y., S. Sabry, T. Musalum, A. El-Eskafy and A.A. El-Fatah, 2013. Effect of sweet violet (Viola odorata L.) blossoms powder on liver and kidney functions as well as serum lipid peroxidation of rats treated with carbon tetrachloride. J. Am. Sci., 9: 88-95.
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  30. Elhassaneen, Y.A., S.M. Elkayati, T.M. Abd Elrahman and M.M. Bashir, 2012. Effect of extraction conditions on yield and viscosity of barley β-glucan gum. J. Home Econ., 22: 169-181.
  31. Elhassaneen, Y.A., S. Sabry and S. Khatab, 2012. Antioxidant and antimicrobial activities and total phenolics content of various extracts of the white mushroom. J. Home Econ., 22: 177-193.
  32. Elhassaneen, Y.A., N.R. El-Tahan and N.A. Al Sabagh, 2012. Effect of different doses of artificial antioxidant on the health status of rats. J. Home Econ., 22: 79-93.
  33. Elhassaneen, Y.A., I. Hussein and R. Elgohary, 2012. Cytotoxicity/genotoxicity of natural dyes in comparison with synthetic extracted from cotton clothes distributed in Egyptian local markets. J. Am. Sci., 8: 487-498.
  34. Elhassaneen, Y.A. and I.A. Hussein, 2012. Egyptian natural silk fiber: Structural studies, functional properties and industrial application for skin care. Egypt. J. Home Econ., 22: 1-17.
  35. Elhassaneen, Y.A. and H. Al-Abassy, 2012. Technological and chemical studies on onion drying by advanced methods. J. Home Econ., 22: 183-194.
  36. El-Sayed, M., F. El- Sherif, Y. Elhassaneen and A.A. El-Rahman, 2012. Potential therapeutic effects of some egyptian plant parts on hepatic toxicity induced by carbon tetrachloride in rats. Life Sci. J., 9: 3747-3755.
  37. Kestendy, M.R., E.T. Hanna, Y.A. Elhassaneen and S.A. Freig, 2011. Biochemical and histopathological studies on the effect of different levels of celery on hypercholesterolemic rats. Bull. Natl. Inst. Arab Republic Egypt, 38: 44-59.
  38. Fatin, M., A. Hayam, Y. Elhassaneen and M. Omar, 2010. Modifoed traditional strawberry products for nourishment of primary school children. J. Home Econ., 20: 29-41.
  39. Elhassaneen, Y.A., S.A. Saleh, S.F. El-Abd, M.M. El-Sayed and N.N. El-Nashar, 2009. Dibutylnitrosamine induces histopathological changes in rat: Possible protective effects of cinnamon flavonoid extract. J. Pharmacol. Toxicol., 4: 58-69.
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  40. Elhassaneen, Y.A. and M.I. Sanad, 2009. Phenolics, selenium, vitamin C, amino acids and pungency levels and antioxidant activities of two Egyptian onion varieties. Am. J. Food Technol., 4: 241-254.
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  41. Hassab El-Nabi, S.E. and Y.A. Elhassaneen, 2008. Detection of DNA damage, molecular apoptosis and production of home-made ladder by using simple techniques. Biotechnology, 7: 514-522.
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  42. Elhassaneen, Y.A., 2006. Phenolic compounds, sweetness and amino acids content of onion cultivars distributed in Egyptian local markets and their relationship with antioxidant activities. J. Prod. Dev., 11: 297-315.
  43. Elhassaneen, Y.A., A. Abd El Mgeed, S. Abd El Mgeed and M. Abd El-Baseer, 2005. Effect of occupational dust exposure on the antioxidant defense system of Portland cement workers in Egypt. Arab J. Lab. Med., 31: 379-394.
  44. Abd El Mgeed, A., A. Omr and Y.A. Elhassaneen, 2005. Leptin and insulin resistance in obesity and anorexia nervosa. Arab J. Lab. Med., 31: 327-335.
  45. Ibrahim, S.M., M.S. Mostafa, Y.A. Elhassaneen and M.A. El-Soadany, 2004. Dietary phytochemicals as chemopreventive for liver cancer. Bull. Pharm. Sci., 27: 87-94.
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  46. Ibrahim, S., M. Mostafa, Y. Elhassaneen and M. El-Soadany, 2004. Dietary phytochemicals as chemopreventive for liver cancer. Bull. Pharm. Sci.. Assiut, 27: 87-94.
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  47. Elhassaneen, Y.A., 2004. The effects of charcoal-broiled meat consumption on antioxidant defense system of erythrocytes and antioxidant vitamins in plasma. Nutr. Res., 24: 435-446.
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  48. Elfert, A.A., T. El-Demerdash, N. Almarhomy, T. Elnimr, N. El-Mahdy and Y.A. Elhassaneen, 2004. Cigarette smoking may aggravate liver disease in patient with Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) infection. Egypt. J. Biophys. Biomed. Eng., 5: 181-189.
  49. El-Hassaneen, Y.A., 2004. The effects of charcoal broiled meat consumption on antioxidant defence system of erythrocytes and antioxidant vitamins in plasma. Nutr. Res., 24: 435-446.
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  50. Tawfik, S.S., H.I. Fahim, B.M. Ashour, Y.A. Elhassaneen and H.S. Abou Seif, 2003. Effect of fat quality and frying on growth and some biochemical aspects in rats. Assiut Vet. Med. J., 49: 113-140.
  51. Tawfik, L.M., O.A. Emam, M.A. Hussein, Y.A. Elhassaneen and O. El-Nahas, 2003. Effect of cooking and processing methods on anticarcinogenicity of phenolic compounds in tea, chickpeas and barley. Egypt. J. Nutr., 28: 1-26.
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  52. Nassar, S., N. El-Ashmawy, S. El-Sawy, M. Attia and Y. Elhassaneen, 2003. Effect of aging and hormonal replacement therapy on rat testes: Links with apoptosis, mitochondrial function and oxidative stress. Egypt. J. Androl. Reprod., 17: 53-69.
  53. Elhassaneen, Y.A., H.A. El-Fadaly and N.E. Dewan, 2003. Bioremoval of toxic substances from edible oils as affected by deep-fat frying process. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 6: 1979-1990.
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  54. Elhassaneen, Y.A. and A.A. Abd El-Moaty, 2003. Blood oxidant and antioxidant status in rats feeding with insect-infested wheat flour. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 6: 1354-1360.
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  55. Elfert, A.A., N. Shallik, N. Almarhomy, N. El-Mahdy and Y. Elhassaneen, 2003. Lidocaine-ethanolamine oleate mixture is save and effective in alleviating chest pain after Endoscopic Variceal Sclerotherapy (EVS). Tanta Med. J., 31: 1146-1154.
  56. El-Beshlawy, N.F., N.M. Elwan and Y.A. Elhassaneen, 2003. Antioxidant effect of onions against aflatoxin B1-induced lipid peroxidation in rat liver and blood. Ain Shams J. Forensic Med. Clin. Toxicol., 1: 1-21.
  57. Asal, F., E. Rewisha, A. El-Shafea, M. El-Batsh, A. Zamzam and Y. Elhassaneen, 2003. Electron microscopic alterations of the hepatocytes and biochemical changes in patients with chronic hepatitis genotype 4 and schistosomiasis. Egypt. J. Gastroenterol., 8: 105-126.
  58. Emam, O.A., L.M. Tawfik, M.A. Hussein, Y.A. Elhassaneen and O. El-Nahas, 2002. Studies on some fresh and processed vegetables and fruits as a source of anticarcinogenic phytochemicals. Egypt. J. Nutr., 17: 197-226.
  59. Afifi, E.A., Y.A. Elhassaneen and O.F. Younes, 2002. Heavy metals in some fresh, cooked and processed foods from Minoufiya Governorate, Egypt. J. Home Econ., 12: 35-48.
  60. Yassien, N.A., S.I. El-Kowrany, F.A. Deyab and Y.A. Elhassaneen, 2001. The effect of diabetes mellitus on the course of Trichnella spiralis infection in mice: New concepts in host-parasite relationship. Egypt. J. Med. Microbiol., 10: 167-177.
  61. Elhassaneen, Y.A. and L.M. Tawfik, 2001. Cooking oil fumes used in some Egyptian food preparation as sources of toxic and carcinogenic substances. Fayoum J. Agric. Res. Dev., 15: 66-79.
  62. Elhassaneen, Y.A. and A.M. Hashem, 2001. The occurrence and stability of some toxic and carcinogens in dys extracted from textiles and childwear distributed in the Egyptian local markets. J. Home Econ., 11: 217-233.
  63. El-Shazly, H., T. El-Sayed and Y. Elhassaneen, 2001. Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarboms and risk of lung and breast cancers. Minoufiya Med. J., 14: 5-12.
  64. Abo-Sikkeena, M.H., G.M. El-Saleet, M. Abdel Fatth, M. Awny, N. Aglan and Y.A. Elhassaneen, 2001. Lipid profile in newborn infants of diabetic mothers. Alexandria J. Pediatr., 15: 31-39.
  65. Mansour, N.B., M.H. Abo-Sikeena, E.A. El-Zammarany, G.A. El-Saleet and Y.A. Elhassaneen, 2000. Lipid peroxidation and antioxidants in β-thalassemic children. Alexandria J. Pediatr., 14: 47-53.
  66. Elhassaneen, Y.A., 2000. A new biological model system for the determination of industrial and agricultural effluents polluted the aquatic environment in vitro. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 3: 378-382.
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  67. Abo-Sikkeena, M.H., A.A. Erfan, G.M. El-Saleet, M.A. Fatth, A.M. Abdel Razik, W.M. Ibraheem and Y.A. Elhassaneen, 2000. Serum antioxidants and lipid peroxidation in children sickle cell disease. Alexandria J. Pediatr., 14: 419-425.
  68. Refaat, A., O. Abu-Elfath, T. Farahat, W. Farid and Y.A. Elhassaneen, 1999. Plasma concentration of antioxidant vitamins and selenium in relation to coronary heart disease. Tanta Med. J., 27: 401-416.
  69. Elhassaneen, Y.A., E.A. Header and K.A. Shaheen, 1999. Nutritional value and protein quality of menu's offered to Egyptian Universities boarder students. J. Home Econ., 9: 249-261.
  70. Elhassaneen, Y.A., E.A. Header and K.A. Shaheen, 1999. Healthy hazard assessment of naphthalene produced in foods during cooking in vitro. J. Home Econ., 9: 3-23.
  71. El-Saleet, G.M., T.F. Ej-Sheikh, F.F. Asal, T. El-Demerdash and Y.A. Elhassaneen, 1999. Is serum antioxidants vitamins A, E and C and trace metals zinc and selenium have a protective effect on the occurance of hepatocellular carcinoma among cases of liver cirrhosis? Tanta Med. J., 27: 31-58.
  72. El-Saleet, G.H., T.F. El-Sheikh, F.F. Asal and Y.A. Elhassaneen, 1999. Serum copper/zinc (Cu/Zn) ratio as an early detector of hepatocellular carcinoma among cases of liver cirrhosis. Tanta Med. J., 27: 109-128.
  73. Thanaa, F.E., E.A. Fathia, E. Taher, M.A. Gamalat and Y.A. Ehassaneen, 1998. Prooxidants-antioxidant status in patients with hepatocyllular carcinoma. Bull. Egypt. Soc. Physiol. Sci., 18: 294-311.
  74. Sikeena, M.A., M.G. El-Saleet, Y.A. Elhassaneen and S.S. Sokkar, 1998. Plasma level of the antioxidant vitamins-A, E and C among asthmatic children. Tanta Med. J., 26: 1-19.
  75. Elhassaneen, A.Y. and L.M. Tawfik, 1998. The presence of some carcinogens in human foods distributed in Egyptian local markets. J. Home Econ., 8: 23-38.
  76. Elhassaneen, A.Y. and K.A. Shaheen, 1998. Evaluation of deep-fat frying oils used at some Egyptian restaurants. J. Home Econ., 8: 223-242.
  77. El-Shahawy, A.K., M.A. Abo-Sikeena, E.A. Arafa and Y.A. Elhassaneen, 1998. Hematological manifestations of long-term valproate therapy in epileptic children. Alexandria J. Pediatrics, 11: 173-179.
  78. Amin, A.A., S.M. Halaby and Y.A. Elhassaneen, 1998. Nutritional and biological of some meat organs. J. Egypt. Ger. Soc. Zool., 25: 373-382.
  79. Elhassaneen, Y.A., O.M. Khater, L.M. Tawfeek and M. Sanad, 1997. In vitro biochemical studies on pollution of fish with paper industry effluents. J. Home Econ., 7: 183-196.
  80. Elhassaneen, Y.A., O.M. Khater, L.M. Helal and M. El-Shaer, 1997. The effect of some filling media on the protein and fat quality of canned scombry fish. J. Home Econ., 7: 197-212.
  81. El-Shafie, S.A., F. El-Sherif and Y.A. Elhassaneen, 1992. Levels of heavy metals in some raw and ready to eat fish of Menoufia Governorate. J. Home Econ., 2: 55-66.
  82. El-Shafie, S.A. and Y.A. Elhassaneen, 1992. Nutritional value and quality of raw, cooked and processed fish distributed in Shebin El-Kom market. J. Home Econ., 2: 15-30.
  83. Hashem, H., A.M. Saleh, M.A. Sherif and Y.A. Elhassaneen, 1991. Tenderization of some Egyptain meat: Canned camel meat as affected by tenderization methods. J. Home Econ., 1: 55-67.