Dr. Muhammad  Imran

Dr. Muhammad Imran

Researcher
Quaid-i-Azam University, Pakistan


Highest Degree
PostDoc Fellow in Biological Sciences from Universite de Caen, France

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Area of Interest:

Food Science Technology
100%
Bioprocess technology
62%
Dairy Science
90%
Therapeutic Nutrition
75%
Microbial Food
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Sakandar, H.A., S. Ahmad, R. Perveen, H.K.W. Aslam, A. Shakeel, F.A. Sadiq and M. Imran, 2018. Camel milk and its allied health claims: A review. Progr. Nutr., 20: 15-29.
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  2. Sakandar, H.A., K. Usman and M. Imran, 2018. Isolation and characterization of gluten-degrading Enterococcus mundtii and Wickerhamomyces anomalus, potential probiotic strains from indigenously fermented sourdough (Khamir). LWT, 91: 271-277.
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  3. Khalid, S., N. Hussain and M. Imran, 2018. Detection of aflatoxigenicity of Aspergillus flavus, based on potential gene marker, from food and feed samples. J. Food Saf., Vol. 38, No. 3. 10.1111/jfs.12448.
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  4. Ghori, I., M. Tabassum, T. Ahmad, A. Zuberi and M. Imran, 2018. Geotrichum candidum enhanced the Enterococcus faecium impact in improving physiology and health of Labeo rohita (Hamilton, 1822) by modulating gut microbiome under mimic aquaculture conditions. Turk. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci., 18: 1255-1267.
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  5. Ghazanfar, S., M. Qubtia, I. Ahmed, F. Hasan, M.I. Anjum and M. Imran, 2018. Effect of indigenously isolated Saccharomyces cerevisiae probiotics on milk production, nutrient digestibility, blood chemistry and fecal microbiota in lactating dairy cows. J. Anim. Plant Sci., Vol. 28, No. 2. .
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  6. Amir, I., A. Zuberi, M. Imran and S. Ullah, 2018. Evaluation of yeast and bacterial based probiotics for early rearing of Labeo rohita (Hamilton, 1822). Aquacult. Res., 49: 3856-3863.
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  7. Alu'datt, M.H., T. Rababah, H.A. Sakandar, M. Imran and N. Mustafa et al., 2018. Fermented Food-Derived Bioactive Compounds with Anticarcinogenic Properties: Fermented Royal Jelly As a Novel Source for Compounds with Health Benefits. In: Anticancer Plants: Properties and Application, Akhtar, M.S. and M.K. Swamy (Eds.). Vol. 1, Chapter 7, Springer Nature, Singapore, ISBN: 978-981-10-8548-2, pp: 141-165.
  8. Yasmin, N., S. Hameed, R. Javed, S. Ahmed and M. Imran, 2017. Inactivation of foodborne pathogens on food packaging and in cow milk by exposure to a Nd:YAG laser. Can. J. Phys., 95: 662-669.
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  9. Muhammad, A., S.A.I. Bokhari, N. Ali, H. Mukhtar, A. Nawaz and M. Imran, 2017. Purification and characterization of extracellular lipase by Geotrichum candidum of dairy origin. Pak. J. Bot., 49: 757-761.
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  10. Liaquat, R., A. Jamal, I. Tauseef, Z. Qureshi, U. Farooq, M. Imran and M.I. Ali, 2017. Characterizing bacterial consortia from an anaerobic digester treating organic waste for biogas production. Polish J. Environ. Stud., 26: 709-716.
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  11. Khalid, S., J.A. Baccile, J.E. Spraker, J. Tannous, M. Imran, F.C. Schroeder and N.P. Keller, 2017. NRPS-derived isoquinolines and lipopetides mediate antagonism between plant pathogenic fungi and bacteria. ACS Chem. Biol., 13: 171-179.
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  12. Ibrar, M., A. Zuberi, I. Amir, M. Imran and Z. Noor, 2017. Effect of probiotic Geotrichum candidum on early rearing of Labeo rohita (Hamilton, 1822). Turk. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci., 17: 1263-1270.
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  13. Ghazanfar, S., N. Khalid, I. Ahmed and M. Imran, 2017. Probiotic Yeast: Mode of Action and its Effects on Ruminant Nutrition. In: Yeast-Industrial Applications, Morata, A. and I. Loira (Eds.). Chapter 8, InTech Open, London, UK., ISBN: 978-953-51-5782-3, pp: 179-202.
  14. Madeeha, I.R., A. Ikram and M. Imran, 2016. A preliminary insight of correlation between human fecal microbial diversity and blood lipid profile. Int. J. Food Sci. Nutr., 67: 865-871.
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  15. Jamil, B., R. Abbasi, S. Abbasi, M. Imran and S.U. Khan et al., 2016. Encapsulation of cardamom essential oil in chitosan nano-composites: In-vitro efficacy on antibiotic-resistant bacterial pathogens and cytotoxicity studies. Front. Microbiol., Vol. 7. 10.3389/fmicb.2016.01580.
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  16. Farah, N., A. Mehdi, S.I. Soomro, N.I. Soomro and R. Tareb et al., 2016. Draft genome sequence of Enterococcus mundtii QAUEM2808, isolated from dahi, a fermented milk product. Genome Announcements, Vol. 4, No. 5. 10.1128/genomeA.00995-16.
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  17. Imran, M. and N. Desmasures, 2015. Safety and Quality Aspects of Smear Ripened Cheeses. In: Diversity, Dynamics and Functional Role of Actinomycetes on European Smear Ripened Cheeses, Bora, N., C. Dodd and N. Desmasures (Eds.). Chapter 9, Springer, Cham, Switzerland, ISBN: 978-3-319-10464-5, pp: 199-215.
  18. Hanif, H., A. Anjum, N. Ali, A. Jamal, M. Imran, B. Ahmad and M.I. Ali, 2015. Isolation and antibiogram of Clostridium tetani from clinically diagnosed tetanus patients. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg., 93: 752-756.
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  19. Desmasures, N., M. Imran and M. Cretenet, 2015. Structure-Function Relationships of Microbial Communities. In: Diversity, Dynamics and Functional Role of Actinomycetes on European Smear Ripened Cheeses, Bora, N., C. Dodd and N. Desmasures (Eds.). Chapter 7, Springer, Cham, Switzerland, ISBN: 978-3-319-10464-5, pp: 167-184.
  20. Sakandar, H.A., M. Imran, N. Huma, S. Ahmad, H.K.W. Aslam, M. Azam and M. Shoaib, 2014. Effects of polymerized whey proteins isolates on the quality of stirred yoghurt made from camel milk. J. Food Process. Technol., Vol. 5. 10.4172/2157-7110.1000350.
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  21. Muhammad, A.B., Z. Mehmood, M.F.H. Munis, H.J. Chaudhary and T. Masud et al., 2014. Comparative biodiesel production potential of food waste oils as renewable energy source. Asian J. Chem., 26: 527-530.
  22. Ibrahim, T., A. Bano, H.J. Chaudhary, M. Imran and Z. Mehmood et al., 2014. Evaluation of different inoculation methods for the induction of spot blotch caused by Helminthosporium sativum in wheat. Philipp. J. Crop Sci., 39: 27-33.
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  23. Mahmood, T., T. Masud, M. Imran, I. Ahmed and N. Khalid, 2013. Selection and characterization of probiotic culture of Streptococcus thermophilus from dahi. Int. J. Food Sci. Nutr., 64: 494-501.
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  24. Imran, M., J.M. Bre, M. Gueguen, J.P. Vernoux and N. Desmasures, 2013. Reduced growth of Listeria monocytogenes in two model cheese microcosms is not associated with individual microbial strains. Food Microbiol., 33: 30-39.
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  25. Imran, M., N. Desmasures and J.P. Vernoux, 2012. Complex Microbial Communities as Part of Fermented Food Ecosystems and Beneficial Properties. In: Fermentation: Effects on Food Properties, Mehta, B.M., A. Kamal-Eldin and R.Z. Iwanski (Eds.). Chapter 2, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL., USA., ISBN-13: 9781439853344, pp: 7-50.
  26. Imran, M., J.P. Vernoux, J. Ledauphin, B. Bernay and N. Desmasures, 2012. [Study of hurdle effect of model microbial communities exhibiting antilisterial activity in a cheese microcosm]. Renc. Rech. Rumin., 19: 245-247, (In French).
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  27. Larpin-Laborde, S., M. Imran, C. Bonaiti, N. Bora and R. Gelsomino et al., 2011. Surface microbial consortia from Livarot, a French smear-ripened cheese. Can. J. Microbiol., 57: 651-660.
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  28. Javed, A., T. Masud, Qurat ul Ain, M. Imran and S. Maqsood, 2011. Enterocins of Enterococcus faecium, emerging natural food preservatives. Ann. Microbiol., 61: 699-708.
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  29. Imran, M., N. Desmasures and J.P. Vernoux, 2010. From undefined red smear cheese consortia to minimal model communities both exhibiting similar anti-listerial activity on a cheese-like matrix. Food Microbiol., 27: 1095-1103.
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  30. Ahmed, Z., Y. Wang, Q. Cheng and M. Imran, 2010. Lactobacillus acidophilus bacteriocin, from production to their application: An overview. Afr. J. Biotechnol., 9: 2843-2850.
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  31. Maqsood, S., F. Hasan, T. Masud and M. Imran, 2008. Preliminary characterisation of bacteriocin produced by Lactobacillus acidophilus TS1 isolated from traditional dahi. Ann. Microbiol., Vol. 58. 10.1007/BF03175566.
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