Dr. Ashfaque  Hossain

Dr. Ashfaque Hossain

Professor and Chairperson
RAK Medical and Health Sciences University, United Arab Emirates


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Microbiology from University of Glasgow, UK

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Area of Interest:

Biomedical Sciences
100%
Microbioecology
62%
Bacteriology
90%
Virology
75%
Molecular Biology
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Tahminur, R., M.A. Mumu, A. Hossain, B. Sayera and M.M. Karim, 2018. Is tuberculosis a risk factor for different prostatic lesions including prostate cancer in Bangladesh? Clin. Oncol., 1: 1-2.
  2. Rahman, M.T., A. Hossain, C.H. Pin and A.Y. Noor, 2018. Zinc and metallothionein in the development and progression of dental caries. Biol. Trace Element Res., (In Press) 10.1007/s12011-018-1369-z.
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  3. Alaraj, M., B.D. Al-Trad, S. Qiblawi, A. Al Hazmi and F.S. Alenazi et al., 2018. Hyperglycemia-induced intramitochondrial glycogen granules: A potential mechanism of glucose cytotoxicity in brain of mice. Int. J. Pharm. Invest., 8: 33-37.
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  4. Talukdar, P.K., P. Udompijitkul, A. Hossain and M. Sarker, 2017. Inactivation strategies for Clostridium perfringens spores and vegetative cells. Applied Environ. Microbiol., Vol. 83. 10.1128/AEM.02731-16.
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  5. Mumu, M.A., M.T. Rahman, A. Hossain, S. Banu and M.M. Karim, 2016. Tuberculous prostatitis is rare in prostate cancer patients in Bangladesh. Biores. Commun., 1: 281-284.
  6. Alshaya, H.K., S.A. Alogla, K.S.G. Alshammari, C.L. Nazareno, M.A.S. AlJameel and A. Hossain, 2016. Isolation and characterisation of bacterial species from patients with dental caries and caries-free subjects. J. Pharm. Biomed. Sci., 6: 333-337.
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  7. Alshammari, N.R.R., S. Qiblawi, M. Shadeed and A. Hossain, 2016. Synergistic antimicrobial activity of aqueous extract of date palm (Phoenix dactylifera) and almond (Prunus dulcis) with amoxicillin against Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Acinetobacter baumannii. J. Pure Applied Microbiol., 10: 1037-1041.
  8. Hossain, A., S. Akhtar and Y. Kabir, 2015. Diet, Microbiome and Human Health and Beverages. In: Health Benefits of Fermented Foods, Tamang, J.P. (Ed.). Chapter 4, CRC Press/Taylor and Francis Group, Boca Raton, FL., USA., ISBN-13: 9781466588097, pp: 197-230.
  9. Hosen, M.B., M.A. Salam, M.F. Islam, A. Hossain, M.Z.H. Hawlader and Y. Kabir, 2015. Association of TP53 gene polymorphisms with susceptibility of bladder cancer in Bangladeshi population. Tumor Biol., 36: 6369-6374.
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  10. Al-Mogbel, M.S., M. Khan, M. Shadeed, M. Meqdam and A. Hossain, 2015. Influence of growth in biofilm in the formation of new biofilm by clinical isolates of Acinetobacter baumannii. J. Pure Applied Microbiol., 9: 413-416.
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  11. Shadeed, M., M.S. AlMogbel, A. Al-Hazimi and A. Hossain, 2014. Influence of normal human serum on production of biofilm by Acinetobacter baumannii. J. Pure Applied Microbiol., 8: 273-278.
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  12. Akhtar, S., M.R. Sarker and A. Hossain, 2014. Microbiological food safety: A dilemma of developing societies. Crit. Rev. Microbiol., 40: 348-359.
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  13. Hossain, A., 2013. Influence of Normal Human Serum (NHS) on production of biofilm by clinical isolates of Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Life Sci. J., 10: 151-154.
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  14. Hossain, A., 2013. Growth in biofilm enhances potential to form new biofilm by Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Life Sci. J., 10: 356-359.
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  15. Hossain, A., 2013. Biofilm infections: A new therapeutic challenge. Int. J. Pharmaceut. Sci. Res., 4: 3286-3295.
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  16. Qiblawi, S., A. Al-Hazimi, M. Al-Mogbel, A. Hossain and D. Bagchi, 2012. Chemopreventive effects of cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum L.) on chemically induced skin carcinogenesis in Swiss albino mice. J. Med. Food, 15: 576-580.
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  17. Hossain, A. and L.K. Jung, 2008. Differential expression of bone specific alkaline phosphatase in human B cells. Cell. Immunol., 253: 66-70.
  18. Hong, S.G., E.S. Moland, P.A. Wickman, J.A. Black, A. Hossain, N.D. Hanson and K.S. Thomson, 2007. In vitro studies with DQ-113 and comparison fluoroquinolones to determine propensities to select resistance in Gram-positive cocci. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother., 51: 1512-1514.
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  19. Moland, E.S., N.D. Hanson, J.A. Black, A. Hossain, W. Song and K.S. Thomson, 2006. Prevalence of newer β-lactamases in gram-negative clinical isolates collected in the United States from 2001 to 2002. J. Clin. Microbiol., 44: 3318-3324.
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  20. Hanson, N.D., A. Hossain, L. Buck, E.S. Moland and K.S. Thomson, 2006. First occurrence of a Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolate in the United States producing an IMP metallo-β-lactamase, IMP-18. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother., 50: 2272-2273.
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  21. Pitout, J.D.D., A. Hossain and N.D. Hanson, 2004. Phenotypic and molecular detection of CTX-M-β-lactamases produced by Escherichia coli and Klebsiella spp. J. Clin. Microbiol., 42: 5715-5721.
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  22. Hossain, A., M.J. Ferraro, R. Pino, R.B. Dew III and E.S. Moland et al., 2004. Plasmid-mediated carbapenem-hydrolyzing enzyme KPC-2 in an Enterobacter sp. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother., 48: 4438-4440.
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  23. Hossain, A., M.D. Reisbig and N.D. Hanson, 2004. Plasmid-encoded functions compensate for the biological cost of AmpC overexpression in a clinical isolate of Salmonella typhimurium. J. Antimicrob. Chemother., 53: 964-970.
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  24. Moland, E.S., N.D. Hanson, V.L. Herrera, J.A. Black and T.J. Lockhart et al., 2003. Plasmid-mediated, carbapenem-hydrolysing β-lactamase, KPC-2, in Klebsiella pneumonia isolates. J. Antimicrob. Chemother., 51: 711-714.
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  25. Moland, E.S., J.A. Black, A. Hossain, N.D. Hanson, K.S. Thomson and S. Pottumarthy, 2003. Discovery of CTX-M-like extended-spectrum β-lactamases in Escherichia coli isolates from five U.S. states. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother., 47: 2382-2383.
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  26. Hanson, N.D., E.S. Moland, A. Hossain, S.A. Neville, I.B. Gosbell and K.S. Thomson, 2002. Unusual Salmonella enterica serotype Typhimurium isolate producing CMY-7, SHV-9 and OXA-30 β-lactamases. J. Antimicrob. Chemother., 49: 1011-1014.
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  27. Jiang, Y., A. Hossain, M.T. Winkler, T. Holt, A. Doster and C. Jones, 1998. A protein encoded by the latency-related gene of bovine herpesvirus 1 is expressed in trigeminal ganglionic neurons of latently infected cattle and interacts with cyclin-dependent kinase 2 during productive infection. J. Virol., 72: 8133-8142.
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  28. Hossain, A., T. Holt, J. Ciacci-Zanella and C. Jones, 1997. Analysis of cyclin-dependent kinase activity after herpes simplex virus type 2 infection. J. Gen. Virol., 78: 3341-3348.
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  29. Schang, L.M., A. Hossain and C. Jones, 1996. The latency-related gene of bovine herpesvirus 1 encodes a product which inhibits cell cycle progression. J. Virol., 70: 3807-3814.
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  30. Parvis, A., R. Majibur, B. Shakhawat, R. Arifur and H. Ashfaque, 1996. Acid sensitivity as affected by physico-chemical stresses in Aeromonas hydrophila. Jpn. J. Med. Sci. Biol., 49: 95-102.
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  31. Hossain, A., L.M. Schang and C. Jones, 1995. Identification of gene products encoded by the latency-related gene of bovine herpesvirus 1. J. Virol., 69: 5345-5352.
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  32. Hossain, A., D.E.S. Stewart-Tull and J.H. Freer, 1993. Heat-labile and heat-stable haemolysins of Campylobacter jejuni. FEMS Med. Microbiol. Immunol., 6: 331-340.
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  33. Haider, K., A. Hossain, C. Wanke, F. Qadri, S. Ali and S. Nahar, 1993. Production of mucinase and neuraminidase and binding of Shigella to intestinal mucin. J. Diarrhoeal Dis. Res., 11: 88-92.
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  34. Ali, A., L. Unicomb, F. Bingnan and A. Hossain, 1993. Molecular heterogeneity of human group A rotavirus in rural Bangladesh as determined by electrophoresis of genomic ribonucleic acid. Trop. Med., 35: 53-63.
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  35. Ali, A., F. Bingnan, L.E. Unicomb, Z. Rahim, A. Hossain and S. Tzipori, 1993. Evaluation of a probe hybridisation serotyping method for group A rotavirus. J. Diarrhoeal Dis. Res., 11: 153-156.
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  36. Ali, A., F. Bingnan, L.E. Unicomb and A. Hossain, 1993. Determination of single hybridization temperature for serotyping of human group A rotavirus with oligonucleotide probes. Trop. Med., 35: 119-124.
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  37. Haider, K., S.M. Faruque, M.J. Albert and A. Hossain, 1992. Comparison of a modified adherence assay with existing assay methods for identification of enteroaggregative Escherichia coli. J. Clin. Microbiol., 30: 1614-1616.
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  38. Haider, K., M.J. Albert, A. Hossain and S. Nahar, 1991. Contact-haemolysin production by entero-invasive Escherichia coli and shigellae. J. Med. Microbiol., 35: 330-337.
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  39. Hossain, A., K. Haider, M.I. Huq and A. Zaman, 1988. Studies on the factors affecting the haemolysin production of Vibrio mimicus isolated from clinical and environmental sources. Trans. R. Soc. Trop. Med. Hygiene, 82: 337-339.
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