Dr. Haitham   Yacoub

Dr. Haitham Yacoub

Assistant professor
King Abdulaziz university, Saudi Arabia


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Poultry Breeding and Genetics from Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt

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Area of Interest:

Animal and Veterinary Sciences
100%
Genetic Engineering
62%
Immunogenetics
90%
Poultry Breeding
75%
Mitochondrial DNA
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Yacoub, H.A., O.A. Al-Maghrabi, E.S. Ahmed and V.N. Uversky, 2017. Abundance and functional roles of intrinsic disorder in the antimicrobial peptides of the NK-lysin family. J. Biomol. Struct. Dyn., 35: 836-856.
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  2. Yacoub, H.A., A.S. Mahmoud and V.N. Uversky, 2016. On the potential of using peculiarities of the protein intrinsic disorder distribution in mitochondrial cytochrome b to identify the source of animal meats. Intrinsically Disord. Proteins, Vol. 5, No. 1. 10.1080/21690707.2016.1264350.
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  3. Yacoub, H.A., A.M. Elazzazy, M.M.Mahmoud, M.N. Baeshen and O.A. Al-Maghrabi et al., 2016. Chicken cathelicidins as potent intrinsically disordered biocides with antimicrobial activity against infectious pathogens. Dev. Comp. Immunol., 65: 8-24.
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  4. Yacoub, H.A. and A.S. Mahmoud, 2016. Identification of Fraud with Pig stuffs in chicken processed meat through information of mitochondrial cytochrome b. Mitochondrial DNA Part, 10.1080/24701394.2016.1197220.
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  5. Mattar, E.H., H.A. Almehdar, H.A. Yacoub, V.N. Uversky and E.M. Redwan, 2016. Antimicrobial potentials and structural disorder of human and animal defensins. Cytokine Growth Factor Rev., 28: 95-111.
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  6. Yacoub, HA., H.A.I. Ramadan, A.N. Bashen, M.A. Sadek and M.E.A. Alshoub, 2015. Molecular characterization of Saudi local chicken strains using mitochondrial DNA markers. Mitochondrial DNA, 26: 520-531.
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  7. Yacoub, H.A., S. El-Hamidy, M.M. Mahmoud, M.N. Bashean and H.A. Almehdar et al., 2015. Biocidal activity of chicken defensin-9 against microbial pathogens. Biochem. Cell Biol., 94: 176-187.
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  8. Yacoub, H.A., M.M. Fathi and M.A. Sadek, 2015. Using cytochrome b gene of mtDNA as a DNA barcoding marker in chicken strains. Mitochondrial DNA, 26: 217-223.
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  9. Yacoub, H.A., A.M. Elazzazy, O.A.H. Abuzinadah, A.M. Al-Hejin, M.M. Mahmoud and S.M. Harakeh, 2015. Antimicrobial activities of chicken B-defensin (4 and 10) peptides against pathogenic bacteria and fungi. Front. Cell. Infect. Microbiol., 10.3389/fcimb.2015.00036.
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  10. Abozinadh,O.H.A., H.A. Yacoub, A. Ashmaoui and H.A.I. Ramadan, 2015. Molecular detection of adulteration in chicken products based on 12S rRNA gene of mitochondrial genome. Mitochondrial DNA, 26: 337-340.
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  11. Yacoub, H.A., W.M. Mahmoud, H.A. El-Baz, O.M. Eid, R.I. ELfayoumi, S.M. Elhamidy and M.M. Mahmoud, 2014. Novel mutations in the displacement loop of mitochondrial DNA are associated with acute lymphoblastic leukemia: a genetic sequencing study. Asian Pac. J. Cancer Prev., 15: 9283-9289.
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  12. Yacoub, H.A., W.M. Mahmoud, H.A. El-Baz, O.M. Eid and R.I. ELfayoumi et al., 2014. New Haplotypes of the ATP Synthase Subunit 6 Gene of Mitochondrial DNA are Associated with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in Saudi Arabia. Asian Pac. J. Cancer Prev., 15: 10433-10438.
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  13. Harakeh, S., M.D. Assaf, R. Azar, S. Tayeb and K.A. El-Ardat et al., 2014. Epigallocatechin-3-gallate inhibits Tax-dependent activation of Nuclear Factor Kappa B and of Matrix Metalloproteinase 9 in Human T-cell Lymphoropic Virus-1 positive leukemia cells. Asian Pac. J. Cancer Prev., 15: 1219-1225.
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  14. Yacoub, H.A., M.M. Fathi and W.M. Mahmoud, 2013. DNA barcode through cytochrome b gene information of mtDNA in native chicken strains. Mitochondrial DNA, 24: 528-537.
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  15. Yacoub, H.A. and M.M. Fathi, 2013. Phylogenetic analysis using d-loop marker of mtDNA of Saudi native chicken strains. Mitochondr. DNA., 24: 538-551.
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  16. Yacoub, H.A., A. Galal, M.M. Fathi, S.A. El Fiky and H.A.I. Ramadan, 2011. Association between candidate genes of innate immunity, gallinacin genes and resistance to marek`s disease in chicken. Int. J. Poult. Sci., 10: 656-661.
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  17. Ramadan, H.A.I., A. Galal, M.M. Fathi, S.A. El Fiky and H.A. Yakoub, 2011. Characterization of two Egyptian native chicken breeds using genetic and immunological parameters. Biotechnol. Anim. Husbandry, 27: 1-16.
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  18. Yacoub, H.A., A. Galal, S.A. El-Fiky and M.M. Fathi, 2010. Association between Single nucleotide polymorphisms in Gallinacin genes and resistance to Marek's disease in White Leghorn chicken. J. Am. Sci., 6: 109-114.
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  19. Yakoub, H.A., M.M. Fathi and A. Galal, 2005. Genetic differences between Fayoumi and Dandarawi Egyptian chicken strains. 2. Antibody response against sheep red blood cells (SRBCs). Egypt. J. Poultr. Sci., 25: 1069-1083.
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