Prof. Dr. Sahar Youssef Al-Okbi

Prof. Dr. Sahar Youssef Al-Okbi

Professor
National Research Centre, Egypt


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Cairo University, Egypt

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Area of Interest:

Biomedical Sciences
100%
Bioactive Constituents
62%
Biochemical Analysis
90%
Nutraceuticals
75%
Diseases
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Al-Okbi, S.Y., D.A. Mohamed, T.E. Hamed, A.A. Kassem, S.H. Abd El-Alim and D.M. Mostafa, 2017. Enhanced prevention of progression of non alcoholic fatty liver to steatohepatitis by incorporating pumpkin seed oil in nanoemulsions. J. Mol. Liq., 225: 822-832.
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  2. Al-Okbi, S.Y., D.A. Mohamed, E. Kandil, M.A. Abo-Zeid, S.E. Mohammed and E.K. Ahmed, 2017. Anti-inflammatory activity of two varieties of pumpkin seed oil in an adjuvant arthritis model in rats. Grasas y Aceites, 10.3989/gya.0796161.
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  3. Al-Okbi, S.Y., D.A. Mohamed, A.M.M. Gabr, H.B. Mabrok and T.E. Hamed, 2017. Potential Hepato- and Reno-Protective effect of artichoke callus culture and its alcohol extract in galactosamine hydrochloride treated rats. Int. J. Pharmacogn. Phytochem. Res., 9: 415-423.
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  4. Al-Okbi, S.Y., A.M. Doha, M. Abdel Fatah, K. Abdel Aal and E.M. Shaimaa, 2017. Evaluation of plant food extracts in experimental model of Alzheimer`s like disease induced by aluminum lactate in rats. J. Appl. Pharm. Sci., 7: 70-76.
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  5. Al-Okbi, S.Y., A.M. Doha, E.H. Thanaa, M.S.H. Ahmed and F. Karem, 2017. Evaluation of functional foods for prevention of hepatorenal syndrome in rat model. Res. J. Pharm. Biol. Chem. Sci., 8: 1202-1211.
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  6. Al-Okbi, S.Y., Z.A. Hassan, M.M. El-Mazar, N.M. Ammar, L.T. Abou El-Kassem and H.F. El Bakry, 2016. Potential diuretic activity of olive leaf extracts. Int. J. PharmTech Res., 9: 519-533.
  7. Al-Okbi, S.Y., S.I. Shalaby, D.A. Mohamed, T.E. Hamed and A.M.S. Hussein, 2016. Nutrition intervention by functional foods and dietary regimen for management of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Der Pharma Chem., 8: 591-599.
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  8. Al-Okbi, S.Y., I.M. Hamed, D.A. Mohamed, A.M.S. Hussein and A.M. Helal, 2016. Physiochemical, sensory and biological properties of wheat-rice bran composite biscuits, crackers and pasta. Res. J. Pharm. Biol. Chem. Sci., 7: 1201-1214.
  9. Al-Okbi, S.Y., D.A. Mohamed, T.E. Hamed, M.S. Mohamed, E.M. El-Sayed and H.B. Mabrok, 2016. Prevention of hepatorenal syndrome by green tea, branched chain amino acids and mannitol in rat model. Res. J. Pharmaceut. Biol. Chem. Sci., 7: 1852-1864.
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  10. Al-Okbi, S.Y., A.M. Doha, K. Eman, K.A. Emad and E.M. Shaimaa, 2016. Antioxidant and anticancer effect of Egyptian and European pumpkin seed oil. Res. J. Pharm. Biol. Chem. Sci., 7: 574-580.
  11. Mostafa, D.M., S.H. Abd El-Alim, M.H. Asfour, S.Y. Al-Okbi, A.M. Doha and A. Gamal, 2015. Transdermal nanoemulsions of Foeniculum vulgare Mill. essential Oil: Preparation, characterization and evaluation of antidiabetic potential. J. Drug Deliv. Sci. Technol., 29: 99-106.
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  12. Mostafa, D.M., A.A. Kassem, M.H. Asfour, S.Y. Al Okbi, D.A. Mohamed and T.E.S. Hamed, 2015. Transdermal cumin essential oil nanoemulsions with potent antioxidant and hepatoprotective activities: In-vitro and in-vivo evaluation. J. Mol. Liq., 212: 6-15.
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  13. Hussein, A.M. and S.Y. Al-Okbi, 2015. Evaluation of bakery products made from barley-gelatinized corn flour and wheat-defatted rice bran flour composites. World Acad. Sci. Eng. Technol. Int. J. Biol. Biomol. Agric. Food Biotechnol. Eng., 9: 1033-1042.
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  14. Al-Okbi, S.Y., H.H.M. Fadel and D. Mohamed, 2015. Phytochemical constituents, antioxidant and anticancer activity of Mentha citrate and Mentha longifolia. Res. J. Pharm. Biol. Chem. Sci., 6: 739-751.
  15. Al-Okbi, S.Y., D.A. Mohamed, T.E. Hamed, E.M. El-Sayed, M.S. Mohamed and H.B. Mabrok, 2015. Protective role of Nigella sativa seed meal and its alcohol extract in hepatorenal syndrome model in rats. Res. J. Pharmaceut. Biol. Chem. Sci., 6: 1355-1363.
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  16. Al-Okbi, S.Y., D.A. Mohamed and T.E. Hamed, 2015. Protection from steatohepatitis and its risk factors by plants food mixtures. Res. J. Pharm. Biol. Chem. Sci., 6: 1602-1613.
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  17. Al-Okbi, S.Y., A.M. Doha, E.H. Thanaa and E.E. Amr, 2015. Evaluation of the therapeutic effect of Nigella sativa crude oil and its blend with omega-3 fatty acids-rich oils in a modified hepatorenal syndrome model in rats. Grasas Aceites, Vol. 66, No. 4. 10.3989/gya.0245151.
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  18. Al-Okbi, S.Y., 2015. Urgent demand of the continual studies of drug-nutrition interrelation. Res. J. Pharm. Biol. Chem. Sci., 6: 914-930.
  19. Ammar, N.M., S.H. Mohammed, S.Y. Al-Okbi, A.M. Doha, N.K. El-Sayed, A.A. El -Anssary and M. Tom, 2014. Phytochemical and biological studies of Butia capitata Becc. Leaves cultivated in Egypt. Asian Pac. J. Trop. Biomed., 4: 456-462.
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  20. Al-Okbi, S.Y., M.A. Nagwa, A.M. Doha, M.H. Ibrahim, H.D. Ahmad, H.F. El-Bakry and M.H. Amr, 2014. Egyptian rice bran oil: Chemical analysis of the main phytochemicals. La Rivista Italiana delle Sostanze Grasse, 91: 47-58.
  21. Al-Okbi, S.Y., H.M. Wahba, M.S. Mohamed and M.N. Taha, 2014. Urgent need of nutritional strategy and innovated functional foods for Athletes health and fitness. Med. J. Islamic World Acad. Sci., 22: 90-101.
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  22. Al-Okbi, S.Y., D.A. Mohamed, T.E. Hamed and R.S.H. Esmail, 2014. Rice bran oil and pumpkin seed oil alleviate oxidative injury and fatty liver in rats fed high fructose diet. Pol. J. Food Nutr. Sci., 64: 127-133.
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  23. Al-Okbi, S.Y., A.M. Doha, K. Eman, K.A. Emad and E.M. Shaimaa, 2014. Functional ingredients and cardiovascular protective effect of pumpkin seed oils. Grasasy Aceites, 10.3989/gya.062813.
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  24. Al-Okbi, S.Y., A.M. Doha, E.H. Thanaa, S.H.E. Reham and M.D. Souria, 2014. Prevention of renal dysfunction by nutraceuticals prepared from oil rich plant foods. Asian Pac. J. Trop. Biomed., 4: 618-627.
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  25. Al-Okbi, S.Y., A.M. Doha, E.H. Thanaa, S.H.E. Reham and M.D. Souria, 2014. Plant food extracts as source of bioactive compounds for prevention of cisplatin-induced kidney dysfunction in rats. Pol. J. Food Nutr. Sci., 64: 49-57.
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  26. Al-Okbi, S.Y., A.M. Doha, E.H. Thanaa and E.E. Amr, 2014. Protective effect of clove oil and eugenol microemulsions on fatty liver and dyslipidemia as components of metabolic syndrome. J. Med. Food, 17: 764-771.
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  27. Al-Okbi, S.Y., 2014. Nutraceuticals of anti-inflammatory activity as complementary therapy for rheumatoid arthritis. Toxicol. Ind. Health., 30: 738-749.
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  28. Al‐Okbi, S.Y., A.M.S. Hussein, I.M. Hamed, D.A. Mohamed and A.M. Helal, 2014. Chemical, rheological, sensorial and functional properties of gelatinized corn-rice bran flour composite corn flakes and tortilla chips. J. Food Process. Preserv., 38: 83-89.
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  29. Soliman, S.M., M.A. Abou Sekkien, T.E. Hamed, H.F. El-Behairy, M. El-Keiy and S.Y. Al-Okbi, 2013. Acute and chronic diarrhea in children: dietary management and its impact on nutritional status. Med. J. Cairo Univ., 7: 217-233.
  30. Al-Okbi, S.Y., D.A. Mohamed, T.E. Hamed and A.M. Hussein, 2013. Cereals` products with red grape and walnut extracts as functional foods for prevention of kidney dysfunction. Int. J. Biol. Vet. Agric. Food Eng., 7: 289-295.
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  31. Al-Okbi, S.Y., D.A. Mohamed, A.M.S. Hussein, S. Sabry, T.E. Hamed and N.H. Ahmed, 2013. Functional foods for reduction of cardiovascular risk in type 2 diabetic patients. J. Applied Sci. Res., 9: 2072-2084.
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  32. Al-Okbi, S.Y., A.M. Doha, M.H. Ibrahim, S.A. Fatma, A.M.R. Asmaa, S. El-Saed and M.H. Amr, 2013. Comparative study on Egyptian rice bran extracted by solvents and supercritical CO2. Adv. Food Sci., 35: 23-29.
  33. Al-Okbi, S.Y., A.M. Doha, E.H. Thanaa and E.E. Amr, 2013. Potential protective effect of Nigella sativa crude oils towards fatty liver in rats. Eur. J. Lipid Sci. Technol., 115: 774-782.
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  34. Mohamed, D.A., S.Y. Al-Okbi, D.M. El-Hariri and I.M. Ismael, 2012. Potential health benefits of bread supplemented with defatted flaxseeds under dietary regimen in normal and type 2 diabetic subjects. Pol. J. Food Nutr. Sci., 62: 103-108.
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  35. Ammar, H.O., S.Y. Al-Okbi, M.M. Dina and M.H. Amr, 2012. Rice bran Oil: Preparation and evaluation of novel liquisolid and semisolid formulations. Pharm. Compd., 16: 516-523.
  36. Al-Okbi, S.Y., A.A. Magdy, M.S. Osama, E.A.M. Amal and A.R. Asmaa, 2012. Antibacterial activity of probiotic Lactobacillus sp. and plant food extracts, and effect on rat colonic microflora. Egypt. J. Biotechnol., 40: 143-163.
  37. Al-Okbi, S.Y and A.M. Doha, 2012. Preparation and evaluation of functional foods in adjuvant arthritis. Grasasy Aceites, 63: 394-402.
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  38. Metwalli, O.M., S.Y. Al-Okbi and E.H. Thanaa, 2011. Chemical, biological and organoleptic evaluation of newly formulated therapeutic diets for protein calorie malnutrition. Med. J. Islamic World Acad. Sci., 19: 67-74.
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  39. Al-Okbi, S.Y., Z.A. Hassan, M.M. El-Mazar, N.M. Ammar, L.T. Abou El-Kassem and H.F. El Bakry, 2011. Diuretic activity of polar and non polar parsley seed fractions. Egypt. Pharm. J., 10: 213-234.
  40. Al-Okbi, S.Y., D.A. Mohamed, S.M. Donya and A.B. Abd El Khalek, 2011. Role of Bifidobacterium bifidum and plant food extracts in improving microflora and biochemical and cytogenetic parameters in adjuvant arthritis. Grasasy Y Aceites, 62: 308-320.
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  41. Al-Okbi, S.Y and A.M. Doha, 2011. Evaluation of the anticancer effect of nutraceuticals. Adv. Food Sci., 33: 230-236.
  42. Mohamed, D.A., T.E. Hamed and S.Y. Al-Okbi, 2010. Reduction of hypercholesterolemia and risk of cardiovascular diseases by plant foods extracts mixtures: A study on plasma lipid profile, oxidative stress and testosterone in rats. Grasasy Aceites, 61: 378-389.
  43. Karawya, M.S., N.M. Ammar, M.S. Hefnawy, S.Y. Al-Okbi, D.A. Mohamed and El- A.A. Ansary, 2010. Phytochemical study and evaluation of the anti-inflammatory activity of some medicinal plants growing in Egypt. Med. J. Islamic World Acad. Sci., 18: 139-150.
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  44. Hamed, T.E., D.A. Mohamed, A.A. Afifi and S.Y. Al-Okbi, 2010. Impact of intake of plant foods iron on the recovery from iron deficiency in rats. Med. J. Islamic World Acad. Sci., 18: 13-20.
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  45. Al-Okbi, S.Y., S.I. Shalaby, A.M. Doha and E.H. Thanaa, 2010. Evaluation of potential health benefits of two novel special foods in liver cirrhotic patients. Pol. J. Food Nutr. Sci., 60: 63-70.
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  46. Al-Okbi, S.Y., D.A. Mohamed, T.E. Hamed, A.A. Afifi and S.H.S. Mohamed, 2010. Reduction of the risk of cardiovascular diseases through dietary mixtures and probiotic. Med. J. Cairo Univ., 78: 129-137.
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  47. Mohamed, D.A and S.Y. Al-Okbi, 2009. Preparation and evaluation of two special foods in rats with liver cirrhosis. Med. J. Islamic World Acad. Sci., 17: 45-52.
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  48. Ammar, N.M., S.Y. Al-Okbi, A.M. Doha and L.T. Abou El-Kassem, 2009. Antioxidant and estrogen like activity of the seed of Phoenix dactylifera palm growing in egyptian oases. Rep. Opin., 1: 1-8.
  49. Abdel Fatah, M.M., S.Y. Okbi, K.S. Ramadan, D.A. Mohamed and S.E. Mohammed, 2009. Potential beneficial effect of functional food components in Alzheimer's disease. Academia Arena, 1: 55-68.
  50. Mohamed, D.A., I.M. Hamed and S.Y. Al-Okbi, 2008. Ceratonia siliqua pods as a cheap source of functional food components. Deutche Lebensmittel-Rundschau, 104: 25-29.
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  51. Mohamed, D.A and S.Y. Al-Okbi, 2008. Evaluation of anti-gout activity of some plant food extracts. Pol. J. Food Nutr. Sci., 58: 389-395.
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  52. El Sayed, N.H., N.M. Ammar, S.Y. Al-Okbi, L.T. Abou El- Kassem And T.J. Mabry, 2006. Phenolic and lipid antioxidants from Washingtonia. Robusta. Asian J. Chem., 18: 2827-2830.
  53. El Sayed, N.H., N.M. Ammar, S.Y. Al Okbi, L.T. Abou El- Kassem and T.J. Mabry, 2006. Antioxidant activity and two new flavonoids from Washingtonia filifera. Nat. Prod. Res., 20: 57-61.
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  54. Mohammed, D.A., D.M. El-Hariri and S.Y. Al-Okbi, 2005. Impact of feeding bread enriched with flaxseed on plasma profile of hyperlipidemic rats. Pol. J. Food Nutr. Sci., 14: 431-436.
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  55. Mohamed, D.A. and S.Y. Al-Okbi, 2005. In vitro evaluation of antioxidant activity of different extracts of Phoenix dactylifera L. fruits as functional foods. Dtsch. Lebensm.-Rundsch, 101: 305-308.
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  56. El-Sayed, E.M., T.E. Hamed and S.Y. Al-Okbi, 2005. Evaluation of different dietary mixtures in rats with liver cirrhosis. Med. J. Cairo Univ., 73: 35-42.
  57. Al-Okbi, S.Y., 2005. Highlights on functional foods, with special reference to flaxseed. J. Nat. Fibers, 2: 63-68.
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  58. Hamed, T.E., D.A. Mohamed and S.Y. Al-Okbi, 2005. Therapeutic diets for liver Cirrhosis: Formulation ,chemical and biological evaluation in growing rats. Med. J. Cairo Univ., 73: 171-176.
  59. Mohamed, D.A. and S.Y. Al-Okabi, 2004. In vivo evaluation of antioxidant and anti-inflamatory activity of different extracts of date fruits in adjuvant arthritis. Pol. J. Food Nutr. Sci., 13: 397-402.
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  60. Soliman, S.M., A.H. Helwa, M.M. Al-Shafei and S.Y. Al-Okbi, 2003. Role of micronutrient mixture in acute and persistent diarrhea in infants and its impact on nutritional status. Polish J. Food Nutr. Sci., 12: 83-88.
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  61. Hamed, T.E., A. Ezzat and S.Y. Al-Okbi, 2003. Therapeutic diets for diarrhea: Biological evaluation in rats. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 6: 1501-1508.
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  62. Ammar, N.M., N.K. El-Sayed, S.Y. Al-Okbi, L.T. Abou El-Kassem and T.J. Mabry, 2002. Studies of the phenolic content of Euphorbia peplus, L. growing in egypt and evaluation of its anti-inflammatory activity. Bull. Fac. Pharm. Cairo Univ., 40: 135-140.
  63. Al-Okbi, S.Y., E.M. El-Sayed, N.M. Ammar, N.K. El-Sayed and L.T. Abou El-Kassem, 2002. Effect of Ruta graveolens L. and Euphorbia peplus L. anti-inflammatory extracts on nutritional status of rats and the safety of their use. Indian J. Exp. Biol., 40: 45-48.
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  64. Motawi, T.K., O. El-Ahmady, S.Y. Al-Okbi, O.M. Metwalli, S. Abd-El-Hafeez and E.M. El-Said, 2001. Evaluation of serum levels of lipids, minerals and troponin T. In acute myocardial infarction patients having different ages. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 4: 255-258.
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  65. El-Sayed, E.M., H.D. El-Gindi, N.M. El-Koofy and S.Y. Al-Okbi, 2001. Evaluation of nutritional and anti-oxidant states of infants with cholestasis. Med. J. Cairo Univ., 69: 407-416.
  66. El-Sayed, N.H., N.M. Ammar, S.Y. Alokbi, L.T.A. El-Kassemb and T.J. Mabry, 2000. Bioactive chemical constituents from Ruta graveolens. Latinoamericana de Quimica, 28: 61-64.
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  67. Al-Okbi, S.Y., N.M. Ammar, K.A. Soroor and D.A. Mohammed, 2000. Impact of natural oils supplements on disease activity and antioxidant state of egyptian patients with rheumatiod arthritis. Med. J. Islamic Acad. Sci., 13: 161-171.
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  68. Al-Okbi, S.Y., K. Sorour, A.M. Abdel-Samed, M.M. Rashed and D.A. Mohamed, 2000. Nutritional status and blood anti-oxidant levels of egyptian rheumatoid arthritis patients. Kasr El Aini Med. J., 6: 43-64.