Dr. Faiyaz  Ahmed

Dr. Faiyaz Ahmed

Director and Head
Qassim University, Saudi Arabia


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Food Science, Nutrition from University of Mysore, India

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Area of Interest:

Food Science Technology
100%
Food Safety
62%
Functional Foods
90%
Food Nutrition
75%
Food Toxicology
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Ahmed, F., S. Sairam and A. Urooj, 2011. In vitro hypoglycemic effects of selected dietary fiber sources. J. Food Sci. Technol., 48: 285-289.
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  2. Ahmed, F. and A. Urooj, 2011. Pharmacognostical studies on Ficus racemosa stem bark. Pharmacogn. J., 3: 19-24.
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  3. Reddy, P.V., S. Desai, F. Ahmed and A. Urooj, 2010. Antioxidant properties and stability of Raphanus sativus extracts. J. Pharm. Res., 3: 658-661.
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  4. Boppana, S., F. Ahmed, J.N.N.S. Chandra, K.S. Rangappa and A. Urooj, 2010. Design, synthesis and biological evaluation of imidazo [1,2-a] pyridine derivatives as acetylcholinesterase inhibitors. J. Pharm. Res., 3: 645-649.
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  5. Ahmed, F., S. Huded and F.A. Malik, 2010. In vitro study on the radical scavenging and anti lipidperoxidative effects of Eugenia jambolana aqueous extracts. J. Pharm. Res., 3: 198-200.
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  6. Ahmed, F., P. Sharanappa and A. Urooj, 2010. Antibacterial activities of various sequential extracts of Ficus racemosa stem bark. Pharmacogn. J., 2: 203-206.
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  7. Ahmed, F., M.R. Asha, A. Urooj and K.K. Bhat, 2010. Ficus racemosa bark: Nutrient composition, physicochemical properties and its utilization as nutra tea. Int. J. Nutr. Metab., 2: 33-39.
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  8. Ahmed, F., J.M. Siddesha, A. Urooj and B.S. Vishwanath, 2010. Radical scavenging and angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitory activities of standardized extracts of Ficus racemosa stem bark. Phytother. Res., 24: 1839-1843.
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  9. Ahmed, F. and A. Urooj, 2010. Traditional uses, medicinal properties and phytopharmacology of Ficus racemosa: A review. Pharm. Biol., 48: 672-681.
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  10. Ahmed, F. and A. Urooj, 2010. Hepatoprotective effects of Ficus racemosa stem bark against carbon tetrachloride-induced hepatic damage in albino rats. Pharm. Biol., 48: 210-216.
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  11. Ahmed, F. and A. Urooj, 2010. Effect of Ficus racemosa stem bark on the activities of carbohydrate hydrolyzing enzymes: An in vitro study. Pharm. Biol., 48: 518-523.
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  12. Ahmed, F. and A. Urooj, 2010. Anticholinesterase activities of cold and hot aqueous extracts of F. racemosa stem bark. Pharmacogn. Mag., 6: 142-144.
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  13. Ahmed, F. and A. Urooj, 2010. In vitro studies on the hypoglycemic potential of Ficus racemosa stem bark. J. Sci. Food Agric., 90: 397-401.
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  14. Rajani, G.P., M.R. Kumara, K.M. Nayak, N.V. Thimmaiah, F. Ahmed and A.J. Rajamma, 2009. Asthma, An overview and herbs used to treat Asthma. J. Pharm. Res., 2: 1188-1191.

  15. Ahmed, F., S. Sairam and A. Urooj, 2009. Effect of various Ayurvedic formulations and medicinal plants on carbohydrate hydrolyzing enzymes and glucose uptake by yeast cells-An in vitro study. J. Pharm. Res., 2: 563-568.
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  16. Ahmed, F., N.S. Siddaraju and A. Urooj, 2009. α-amylase inhibitory activity of some Ayurvedic formulations and medicinal plants with hypoglycemic activity. Life Sci. Bull., 6: 171-172.

  17. Ahmed, F., J.N.N.S. Chandra, A. Urooj and K.S. Rangappa, 2009. In vitro antioxidant and anticholinesterase activity of Acorus calamus and Nardostachys jatamansi rhizomes. J. Pharm. Res., 2: 830-833.
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  18. Ahmed, F., J.N.N.S. Chandra and N.V. Timmaiah, 2009. An in vitro study on the inhibitory activities of Eugenia jambolana seeds against carbohydrate hydrolyzing enzymes. J. Young Pharm., 1: 317-321.
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  19. Ahmed, F. and A. Urooj, 2009. Total phenolic content and antioxidant activity of aqueous and methanol extracts of Dioscorea alata tuber. J. Pharm. Res., 2: 1663-1665.
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  20. Ahmed, F. and A. Urooj, 2009. Glucose lowering, hepatoprotective and hypolipidemic activity of stem bark of Ficus racemosa in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats. J. Young Pharm., 1: 160-164.
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  21. Ahmed, F. and A. Urooj, 2009. Antioxidant activity of various extracts of Ficus racemosa stem bark. Nat. J. Life Sci., 6: 69-74.

  22. Siddaraju, N.S., F. Ahmed and A. Urooj, 2008. Effect of incorporation of Dioscorea alata flour on the quality and sensory attributes of Indian dehydrated products. World J. Dairy Food Sci., 3: 34-38.
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  23. Ahmed, F. and A. Urooj, 2008. Antihyperglycemic activity of Ficus glomerata stem bark in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats. Global J. Pharmacol., 2: 41-45.
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  24. Ahmed, F. and A. Urooj, 2008. In vitro starch digestibility characteristics of Dioscorea alata tuber. World J. Dairy Food Sci., 3: 29-33.
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  25. Ahmed, F. and A. Urooj, 2008. In vitro starch digestibility and nutritionally important starch fractions in processed roots and tubers. Starke/Starch, 60: 493-499.
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  26. Ahmed, F., K. Platel, S. Vishwanatha, S. Puttaraj and K. Srinivasan, 2007. Improved shelf-life of Rice bran by domestic heat processing and assessment of its dietary consumption in experimental rats. J. Sci. Food Agric., 87: 60-67.
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