Dr. Sobhy Ahmed Azab El Sohaimy

Dr. Sobhy Ahmed Azab El Sohaimy

Professor and HOD
Mubarak City for Science and Technology Applications, Egypt


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Kazakhstan

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Biography

Dr. Sobhy Ahmed Azab El Sohaimy is currently working as Associate Professor of Food Biochemistry and Head of Department at Arid Land Cultivation and Development Institute, City of Scientific Research and Technology Applications. He has completed his Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Faculty of Biology, Kazakh National University, Kazakhstan, Russia. Previously he was appointed as Research Visit Fellowship at Lincoln University, Cultural and Educational Attached-Director of the Egyptian Cultural Center, Head of Scientific and Educational Mission, Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt in Kazakhstan, Researcher, Assistant of Chairman of City of Scientific Research and Technology Applications, Research Assistant at Agricultural Research Center, Ministry of Agriculture, Alexandria, Egypt. He is member of international societies such as American Chemical Society (ACS), Canadian Institute of Food Science and Technology, International Society for Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods, European Association for Integrating Food Science and Engineering knowledge Into the Food Chain, Academic Society for Functional Foods and Bioactive Compounds, Agricultural Biotechnology network in Africa, World Technopolis Association, Functional Food Center, and International Union of Food Science and Technology. He is also acting as editor for Journal of Applied Sciences Research, Associate Editor of Directory of Open Access Journals, Science of Central Asia, and African Journal of Food Science and Technology and reviewer for number of international journals. He also attended number of workshops, conference and symposium. He has 26 publications in journals contributed as author/co-author. He successfully supervised 2 MSc students and currently supervising 3 MSc and 5 PhD students’ projects.

Area of Interest:

Food Science Technology
100%
Functional Foods
62%
Nutraceuticals
90%
Sensory Analysis of Foods
75%
Food Safety
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Shehata, M.G., M.A. El-Sahn, S.A. El Sohaimy and M.M. Youssef, 2019. In vitro assessment of hypocholesterolemic activity of Lactococcus lactis subsp. lactis. Bull. Natl. Res. Centre, Vol. 43. 10.1186/s42269-019-0090-1.
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  2. Shehata, M.G., H.S. Abd-Rabou and S.A. El Sohaimy, 2019. Plant extracts in probiotic encapsulation: Evaluation of their effects on strains survivability in juice and drinkable yogurt during storage and an in-vitro gastrointestinal model. J. Pure Applied Microbiol., 13: 609-617.
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  3. Shehata, M.G., A.N. Badr, S.A. El Sohaimy, S. Asker and T.S. Awad, 2019. Characterization of antifungal metabolites produced by novel lactic acid bacterium and their potential application as food biopreservatives. Ann. Agric. Sci., 64: 71-78.
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  4. El Sohaimy, S.A., M.G. Shehata, T. Mehany and M.A. Zeitoun, 2019. Nutritional, physicochemical, and sensorial evaluation of flat bread supplemented with quinoa flour. Int. J. Food Sci., Vol. 2019. 10.1155/2019/4686727.
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  5. El Sohaimy, S.A., M.G. Shehata, H.S. Abd-Rabou and H. El-Menshawy, 2019. Extend shelf-life of vacuum-packaged herring fish fillets using garlic and ginger extracts. Pure Applied Microbiol., 13: 1571-1581.
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  6. Abd El Wahab, M.G., S.A. El Sohaimy, H.A. Ibrahim and H.S. Abo El-Makarem, 2019. Effect of natural antioxidant extracts on oxidative and microbiological stability of beef burger. Alexandria J. Vet. Sci., 60: 141-154.
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  7. Shehata, M.G., A.N. Badr and S.A. El Sohaimy, 2018. Novel antifungal bacteriocin from Lactobacillus paracasei KC39 with anti-mycotoxigenic properties. Biosci. Res., 15: 4171-4183.
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  8. Hamad, G.M., T.H. Taha, E.E. Hafez, S.H. Ali and S.A. El Sohaimy, 2018. Supplementation of Cerelac baby food with yeast-probiotic cocktail strains induces high potential for aflatoxin detoxification both in vitro and in vivo in mother and baby albino rats. J. Sci. Food Agric., 98: 707-718.
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  9. El Sohaimy, S.A., S.E. Mohamed, M.G. Shehata, T. Mehany and M.A. Zaitoun, 2018. Compositional analysis and functional characteristics of quinoa flour. Ann. Res. Rev. Biol., 22: 1-11.
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  10. Darwish, A.M.G., R.K. Khalifa and S.A. El Sohaimy, 2018. Functional properties of chia seed mucilage supplemented in low fat yoghurt. Alexandria Sci. Exchange J., 39: 450-459.
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  11. Darwish, A.M.G., G.M. Hamad and S.A. El Sohaimy, 2018. Nutrients and constituents relevant to antioxidant, antimicrobial and anti-breast cancer properties of Salvia officinalis L. Int. J. Biochem. Res. Rev., 23: 1-13.
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  12. Zeitoun, M.A.M., H.M.M. Mansour, S. Ezzat and S.A. El Sohaimy, 2017. Effect of pretreatment of olive leaves on phenolic content and antioxidant activity. Am. J. Food Technol., 12: 132-139.
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  13. Hamad, G.M., T.H. Taha, E.E. Hafez and S. El Sohaimy, 2017. Physicochemical, molecular and functional characteristics of hyaluronic acid as a functional food. Am. J. Food Technol., 12: 72-85.
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  14. Shehata, M.G., S.A. El Sohaimy, M.A. El-Sahn and M.M. Youssef, 2016. Screening of isolated potential probiotic lactic acid bacteria for cholesterol lowering property and bile salt hydrolase activity. Ann. Agric. Sci., 61: 65-75.
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  15. El Sohaimy, A.A.S., H.M. El-Sheikh, M.T. Refaay and A.M.M. Zaytoun, 2016. Effect of harvesting in different ripening stages on olive (Olea europea) oil quality. Am. J. Food Technol., 11: 1-11.
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  16. Aboubakr, H.A., A. Nauertz, N.T. Luong, S. Agrawal, S.A. El Sohaimy, M.M. Youssef and S.M. Goyal, 2016. In vitro antiviral activity of clove and ginger aqueous extracts against feline calicivirus, a surrogate for human norovirus. J. Food Protect., 79: 1001-1012.
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  17. Abdelwahab, H., R. Robinson, P. Rodriguez, C. Adly, S.A. El Sohaimy and P. Sobrado, 2016. Identification of structural determinants of NAD(P)H selectivity and lysine binding in lysine N6-monooxygenase. Arch. Biochem. Biophys., 606: 180-188.
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  18. Abdelwahab, H., J.S.M. Del Campo, Y. Dai, C. Adly, S.A. El Sohaimy and P. Sobrado, 2016. Mechanism of rifampicin inactivation in Nocardia farcinica. PLoS ONE, Vol. 11. 10.1371/journal.pone.0162578.
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  19. Abd-Rabou, H.S., M.G. El-Ziney, S.M. Awad, S.A. El Sohaimy and N.A. Dabour, 2016. Impact of probiotic and synbiotic supplementation on the physicochemical, texture and sensory characteristics of wheyless domiati-like cheese. Food Process. Technol., Vol. 3, No. 3. 10.15406/mojfpt.2016.03.00074.
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  20. Saleh, E.A., S.A. El Sohaimy, M.A. Ayoub, S.H. Ghorbal and A.K.A. Hozyen, 2015. Application of Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) in Egyptian slaughter houses to obtain high quality meat. Global Veterinaria, 14: 297-303.
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  21. Saad, M.A., H.M. Abdelsalam, E.M.A. Ibrahim, A.M. Abdou and S.A. El Sohaimy, 2015. Effect of pH, heat treatments and proteinase K enzyme on the activity of Lactobacillus acidophilus bacteriocine. Benha Vet. Med. J., 28: 210-215.
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  22. El Sohaimy, S.A., T.M. Refaay and M.A.M. Zaytoun, 2015. Physicochemical and functional properties of quinoa protein isolate. Ann. Agric. Sci., 60: 297-305.
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  23. El Sohaimy, S.A., S.H.D. Masry, M.G. Shehata and R. Hindy, 2015. Evaluation of functional properties of local and imported honey in Egypt. Am.-Eurasian J. Agric. Environ. Sci., 15: 1147-1154.

  24. El Sohaimy, S.A., S.H.D. Masry and M.G. Shehata, 2015. Physicochemical characteristics of honey from different origins. Ann. Agric. Sci., 60: 279-287.
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  25. El Sohaimy, S.A., G.M. Hamad, S.E. Mohamed, M.H. Amar and R.R. Al-Hindi, 2015. Biochemical and functional properties of Moringa oleifera leaves and their potential as a functional food. Global Adv. Res. J. Agric. Sci., 4: 188-199.
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  26. El Sohaimy, S.A., A.E. Abdelwahab, C.S. Brennan and A.M. Aboul-Enein, 2015. Phenolic content, antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of Egyptian date palm (Phoenix dactylifera L.) fruits. Aust. J. Basic Applied Sci., 9: 141-147.
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  27. Aboubakr, H.A., P. Williams, U. Gangal, M.M. Youssef, S.A. El Sohaimy, P.J. Bruggeman and S.M. Goyal, 2015. Virucidal effect of cold atmospheric gaseous plasma on feline calicivirus, a surrogate for human norovirus. Applied Environ. Microbiol., 81: 3612-3622.
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  28. Abdelsalam, H.M., E.M.A. Ibrahim, S.A. El Sohaimy and M.A. Saad, 2015. Effect of storage on the activity of the bacteriocin extracted from Lactobacillus acidophilus. Vet. Med. J., 28: 216-222.
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  29. El Sohaimy, S.A., 2014. Chemical composition, antioxidant and antimicrobial potential of artichoke. Open Nutraceuticals J., 7: 15-20.
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  30. El Sohaimy, S.A. and S.H.D. Masry, 2014. Phenolic content, antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of Egyptian and chinese propolis. American-Eurasian J. Agric. Environ. Sci., 14: 1116-1124.
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  31. Aboubakr, H.A., A.A. El-Banna, M.M. Youssef, S.A.A. El Sohaimy and S.M. Goyal, 2014. Antiviral effects of Lactococcus lactis on feline calicivirus, a human norovirus surrogate. Food Environ. Virol., 6: 282-289.
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  32. Makhlouf, A., S.A. El Sohaimy, Y. Moustafa, M.A. El Saadani and H.F. Makhlouf, 2013. Isolation and identification of lectin gene in licorice, Glycorrhiza glabra L., plant in Egypt. J. Genet. Cytol., 42: 183-193.
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  33. El Sohaimy, S.A., E. Aleem, E.E. Hafez, S.S. Esmail, M. El-Saadani and N.A. Moneim, 2013. Expression of recombinant Streptokinase from local Egyptian Streptococcus sp. SalMarEg. Afr. J. Biotechnol., 10: 9001-9011.
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  34. El Sohaimy, S.A., 2013. The effect of cooking on the chemical composition of artichoke (Cynara scolymus L.). Afr. J. Food Sci. Technol., 4: 182-187.

  35. El Sohaimy, S., 2012. Functional foods and nutraceuticals-modern approach to food science. World Applied Sci. J., 20: 691-708.
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  36. El Sohaimy, S.A., E.E. Hafez and M.A. El-Saadani, 2010. Cloning and in vitro-transcription of chymosin gene in E. coli. Open Nutraceuticals J., 3: 63-68.
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  37. El Sohaimy, S.A. and E.E. Hafez, 2010. Biochemical and nutritional characterizations of date palm fruits (Phoenix dactylifera L.). J. Applied Sci. Res., 6: 1060-1067.
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  38. Barbary, O.M., S.A. El Sohaimy, M.A. El-Saadani and A.M.A. Zeitoun, 2010. Antioxidant, antimicrobial and anti-HCV activities of lignan extracted from flaxseed. Res. J. Agric. Biol. Sci., 6: 247-256.

  39. Hafez, E.E., S.A. El Sohaimy and M.A. El-Saadani, 2009. The effect of the MecA gene and its mutant form on the response of S. aureus to the most common antibiotics. Int. J. Immunol. Stud., 1: 106-122.
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  40. Barbary, O.M., S.A. El Sohaimy, M.A. El-Saadani and A.M.A. Zeitoun, 2009. Extraction, composition and physicochemical properties of flaxseed mucilage. J. Adv. Agric. Res., 14: 605-622.

  41. Hafez, E.E., S.M. Abdel-Rahman and S.A. El Sohaimy, 2008. Accompaniment of the polymorphism at defensin gene loci with milk productivity in Holstein Friesian and Egyptian cows. Biotechnol. Anim. Husbandry, 24: 9-21.
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  42. Hafez, E.E., S.A. El Sohaimy, M. Zaytoun, M. El-Saadani, G.F.H. Abdelwahab and S.K. Bsu, 2008. Regulation of the Aflatoxin production of Aspergillus flavus isolates by some plant essential oils. Int. J. Chem. Sci., 1: 20-31.

  43. Hafez, E.E. and S.A. El Sohaimy, 2008. New chitinase gene from the desert locust, Schitocereca gregaria and its possible use in biological control. Acad. J. Plant Sci., 1: 18-25.
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  44. El Sohaimy, S.A., M.Z. Sitohy and R.A. El-Masry, 2007. Isolation and partial characterization of chickpea, lupin and lentil seed proteins. World J. Agric. Sci., 3: 123-129.

  45. El Sohaimy, S.A., E.E. Hafez, A.E. Abdelwahab and M.A. El-Saadani, 2007. Anti-HCV lectin from Egyptian pea (Pisum sativum). Aust. J. Basic Applied Sci., 1: 213-219.
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  46. Samenov, N.A., S.A. El Sohaimy, A.A. Tabenova, A.S. Seisenbaev and M.K. Gelmanov, 2005. New Micelles form as anti-arthritis drugs. J. Med., 2: 26-30.

  47. El Sohaimy, S.A., M.K. Gilmanov, N.A. Samenov, S.M. Gilmanova and R.I. Besembaev, 2005. Protein characterization of wheat spherosome. J. Biotechnol., 1: 46-50.

  48. El Sohaimy, S.A., 2004. Study of a chemical composition of plant spherosome. J. Biotechnol. Theory Pract., 3: 38-41.