Dr. Atefeh  Sheikhlar

Dr. Atefeh Sheikhlar

Islamic Azad University Abhar, Iran

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Animal Science from Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia

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Area of Interest:

Animal and Veterinary Sciences
Animal Nutrition
Animal Physiology
Fish Disease

Selected Publications

  1. Sheikhlar, A., G.Y. Meng, M. Ebrahimi N. Romano and C.D. Webster et al., 2018. Replacement of dietary fishmeal for fenugreek seed meal on the growth, body composition, innate immunological responses and gene expression of hepatic insulin‐like growth factors in African catfish (Clarias gariepinus). Aquacult. Nutr., 24: 1718-1728.
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  2. Sheikhlar, A., Y.M. Goh, R. Alimon and M. Ebrahimi, 2017. Antioxidative effects of mulberry foliage extract in African catfish diet. Aquaculture Res., 48: 4409-4419.
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  3. Sheikhlar, A., G.Y. Meng, R. Alimon, N. Romano and M. Ebrahimi, 2017. Dietary Euphorbia hirta extract improved the resistance of Sharptooth catfish Clarias gariepinus to Aeromonas hydrophila. J. Aquat. Anim. Health, 29: 225-235.
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  4. Sheikhlar, A., L.T. Chwen, R. Taherkhani, M. Ivan, A. kamyab and A.B. Kasim, 2014. Effects of dietary microbial phytase on growth, blood mineral and enzyme concentrations and gut micrbiota in Japanese broiler quails fed calcium and phosphorus deficient diets. Afr. J. Microbiol. Res. (In Press). .
  5. Sheikhlar, A., A.R. Alimon, H.M. Daud, C.R. Saad, C.D. Webster, G.Y. Meng and M. Ebrahimi, 2014. White Mulberry (Morus alba) foliage methanolic extract can alleviate Aeromonas hydrophila infection in African catfish (Clarias gariepinus). Scient. World J., Vol. 2014. 10.1155/2014/592709.
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  6. Sheikhlar, A., A.R. Alimon, H.M. Daud, C.R. Saad and H. Shanagi, 2013. Screening of Morus alba, Citrus limon and Trigonella foenum-graecum extracts for antimicrobial properties and phytochemical compounds. J. Biol. Sci., 13: 386-392.
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  7. Sheikhlar, A., 2013. Trigonella foenum-graecum L. (Fenugreek) as a Medicinal Herb in Animals Growth and Health. Sci. Int., 1: 194-198.
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  8. Sheikhlar, A. and S. Navid, 2013. Bone, certain disorders and diagnostic tests: An overview. Sci. Int., 1: 330-335.
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  9. Al-Kirshi, R.A., A. Alimon, I. Zulkifli, S. Atefeh, M.W. Zahari and M. Ivan, 2013. Nutrient digestibility of mulberry leaves (Morus alba). Ital. J. Anim. Sci., Vol. 12. 10.4081/ijas.2013.e36.
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  10. Sheikhlar, A., A.R. Alimon , H.M. Daud and C.R. Saad, 2012. Effects of methanol extract of Morus alba on hematological parameters and liver histology of African Catfish (Clarias gariepinus). J. Anim. Vet. Adv., 11: 3202-3205.
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  11. Sheikhlar, A., A.R. Alimon, H. Daud, C.R. Saad and E. Ramezani-Fard, 2011. Effects of crude methanol extract of Euphorbia hirta on hematological and biochemical indices and histological changes of liver in African catfish Clarias gariepinus (Burchell, 1822). J. Fish. Aquat. Sci., 6: 802-808.
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  12. Navid, S., M. Hilmi, A.R. Alimon, A. Q. Sazili and A. Sheikhlar, 2011. Evaluation of the combination of vitamin D3 and papaya leaf on muscle antioxidant activity of spent chicken. J. Anim. Vet. Adv., 10: 2696-2698.
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  13. Navid, S., A. Sheikhlar and K. Kaveh, 2011. Influence of the combination of vitamin D3 and papaya leaf on meat quality of spent layer hen. Agric. J., 6: 197-200.
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  14. Navid, S., M. Hilmi, A.Q. Sazili and A. Sheikhlar, 2010. Effects of papaya leaf meal, pineapple skin meal and vitamin D3 supplementation on meat quality of spent layer chicken. J. Anim. Vet. Adv., 9: 2873-2876.
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  15. Sheikhlar, A., A.B. Kasim, L.T. Chwen and M.H. Bejo, 2009. Effect of varying ratios of dietary calcium and phosphorus on performance, phytate P and mineral retention in japanese quail (Coturnix cotnurnix Japonica). Int. J. Poult. Sci., 8: 692-695.
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  16. Sheikhlar, A. and S. Navid, 2009. Effect of dietary 1, 25-dihydroxycholecalciferol concentration on growth performance and bone characteristics of Japanese quail fed diet deficient in calcium and phosphorus. Pak. J. Nutr., 8: 1517-1520.
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