Dr. Tarek Abdel-Mawgoud Abdel-Mottaleb Moussa

Dr. Tarek Abdel-Mawgoud Abdel-Mottaleb Moussa

Professor
Cairo University, Egypt


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

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Area of Interest:

Molecular Sciences
100%
Molecular Biology
62%
Biotechnology
90%
Microbiology
75%
Metabolism
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Rashad, Y.M. and T.A.A. Moussa, 2019. Biocontrol Agents for Fungal Plant Diseases Management. In: Cottage Industry of Biocontrol Agents and their Applications: Practical Aspects to Deal Biologically with Pests and Stresses Facing Strategic Crops, El-Wakeil, N., M. Saleh and M. Abu-Hashim (Eds.). Springer International Publishing, Cham, Switzerland, ISBN: 978-3-030-33160-3.

  2. Al-Halbosiy, M.M.F., Z.A. Thabit, S.A.S. Al-Qaysi and T.A.A. Moussa, 2018. Biological activity of levan produced from rhizospheric soil bacterium Brachybacterium phenoliresistens KX139300. Baghdad Sci. J., 15: 238-243.
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  3. Al-Bogami, A.S., T.S. Saleh and T.A.A. Moussa, 2018. Green synthesis, antimicrobial activity and cytotoxicity of novel fused pyrimidine derivatives possessing a trifluoromethyl moiety. ChemistrySelect, 3: 8306-8311.
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  4. Teixeira, M.M., L.F. Moreno, B.J. Stielow, A. Muszewska and M. Hainaut et al., 2017. Exploring the genomic diversity of black yeasts and relatives (Chaetothyriales, Ascomycota). Stud. Mycol., 86: 1-28.
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  5. Moussa, T.A.A., S.A.S. Al-Qaysi, Z.A. Thabit and S.B. Kadhem, 2017. Microbial levan from Brachybacterium phenoliresistens: Characterization and enhancement of production. Proc. Biochem., 57: 9-15.
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  6. Moussa, T.A.A., N.M.S. Kadasa, H.S. Al-Zahrani, S.A. Ahmed and P. Feng et al., 2017. Origin and distribution of Sporothrix globosa causing sapronoses in Asia. J. Med. Microbiol., 66: 560-569.
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  7. Moussa, T.A.A., H.S. Al-Zahrani, O.A. Almaghrabi, T.S. Abdelmoneim and M.P. Fuller, 2017. Comparative metagenomics analysis of fungal taxa communities inhabiting the soil horizons of Mecca region, Saudi Arabia. PLoS One, Vol. 12. 10.1371/journal.pone.0185096.
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  8. Moussa, T.A.A., H.S. Al-Zahrani, N.M.S. Kadasa, S.A. Ahmed, G.S. de Hoog and A.M.S. Al-Hatmi, 2017. Two new species of Fusarium fujikuroi species complex isolated from the natural environment. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, 110: 819-832.
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  9. Moussa, T.A.A., H.S. Al-Zahrani, N.M.S. Kadasa, L.F. Moreno, A.H.G.G. van den Ende, G.S. de Hoog and A.M.S. Al-Hatmi, 2017. Nomenclatural notes on Nadsoniella and the human opportunist black yeast 1 genus Exophiala. Mycoses, 60: 358-365.
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  10. Moussa, T.A.A., A.H.G.G. van den Ende, H.S. Al-Zahrani, N.M.S. Kadasa, G.S. de Hoog and S. Dolatabadi, 2017. The genus Anthopsis and its phylogenetic position in Chaetothyriales. Mycoses, 60: 254-259.
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  11. Moussa, T.A.A., 2017. Mycotoxins and associated mycoflora in food and feed stuffs in Jeddah markets: Analytical and molecular studies. Res. J. Biotechnol., 12: 75-82.

  12. Mohamed, A.H., S.H. Youseif, F.H. Abd El-Mageed, N.Z. Heikal, T.A.A. Moussa and S.A. Saleh, 2017. Production of cellulase, exoglucanase and xylanase by different microorganisms cultivated on agricultural wastes. Res. J. Pharm. Biol. Chem. Sci., 8: 435-452.

  13. Ouf, S.A., T.A.A. Moussa, A.M. Abd Elmegeed and S.M.R. Eltahlawi, 2016. Dermatophytosis in special patient populations. J. Coast. Life Med., 4: 324-326.

  14. Ouf, S.A., T.A.A. Moussa, A.M. Abd Elmegeed and S.M.R. Eltahlawi, 2016. Anti-fungal potential of ozone against some dermatophytes. Braz. J. Microbiol., 47: 697-702.
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  15. Nascimento, M.M.F., L. Selbmann, S. Sharifynia, A.M.S. Al-Hatmi and H. Voglmayr et al., 2016. Arthrocladium, an unexpected human opportunist in Trichomeriaceae (Chaetothyriales). Fungal Biol., 120: 207-218.
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  16. Moussa, T.A.A., H.S. Al-Zahrani, O.A. Almaghrabi, N.M. Sabry and M.P. Fuller, 2016. Metagenomic analysis of fungal taxa inhabiting Mecca region, Saudi Arabia. Genomics Data, 9: 126-127.
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  17. Moussa, T.A.A. and O.A. Almaghrabi, 2016. Fatty acid constituents of Peganum harmala plant using gas chromatography-mass spectroscopy. Saudi J. Biol. Sci., 23: 397-403.
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  18. Ahmed, A.S., Z.U. Khan, X.W. Wang, T.A.A. Moussa and S.H. Al-Zahrani et al., 2016. Chaetomium-like fungi causing opportunistic infections in humans: A possible role for extremotolerance. Fungal Diversity, 76: 11-26.
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  19. Yu, J., G. Walther, A.D. Van Diepeningen, A.H.G. Van Den Ende and R.Y. Li et al., 2015. DNA barcoding of clinically relevant Cunninghamella species. Med. Mycol., 53: 99-106.
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  20. Stielow, J.B., C.A. Levesque, K.A. Seifert, W. Meyer and L. Iriny et al., 2015. One fungus, which genes? Development and assessment of universal primers for potential secondary fungal DNA barcodes. Persoonia: Mol. Phylogeny Evol. Fungi, 35: 242-263.
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  21. Moussa, T.A.A., M.S. Khalil and H.M.K. Abdel-Fatah, 2015. Screening for the production of lovastatin by different Aspergillus species. Res. J. Pharm. Biol. Chem. Sci., 6: 1883-1888.

  22. Al-Harbi, S.A., M.S. Bashandy, H.M. Al-Saidi, A.A. Emara and T.A. Mousa, 2015. Synthesis, spectroscopic properties, molecular docking, anti-colon cancer and anti-microbial studies of some novel metal complexes for 2-amino-4-phenylthiazole derivative. Spectrochim. Acta Part A: Mol. Biomol. Spectrosc., 145: 425-439.
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  23. Abd Elmegeed, A.S.M., S.A. Ouf, T.A.A. Moussa and S.M.R. Eltahlawi, 2015. Dermatophytes and other associated fungi in patients attending to some hospitals in Egypt. Brazil. J. Microbiol., 46: 799-805.
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  24. Moussa, T.A.A., R.H. ElSherif, M.E.A. Dawoud, R.A. Dwedar and N.T.M. Muhammedy, 2014. Fecal carriage of extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Enterobactearicae: A comparative study between hospitalized and non-hospitalized patients. Global Adv. Res. J. Microbiol., 3: 83-88.
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  25. Moussa, T.A.A., N.M. Khalil, D.M.I. Ali and F.A. Mostafa, 2014. Purification and biochemical characterization of xylanase from Sclerotium rolfsii. J. Pure Applied Microbiol., 8: 4727-4733.

  26. Moussa, T.A.A., M.S. Mohamed and N. Samak, 2014. Production and characterization of di-rhamnolipid produced by Pseudomonas aeruginosa TMN. Brazil. J. Chem. Eng., 31: 867-880.
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  27. Moussa, T.A.A., M.S. Khalil, N.M. Gomaa and R.A. Al-Hazzim, 2014. Biodiversity of Rhizoctonia solani AG3 and AG2-1 associated with potato diseases. Life Sci. J., 11: 407-417.
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  28. Lackner, M., G.S. L. de Hoog, L.F. Yang, Moreno, S.A. Ahmed and F. Andreas, 2014. Proposed nomenclature for Pseudallescheria, Scedosporium and related genera. Fungal Divers., 67: 1-10.
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  29. Lackner, M., F. Hagen, J.F. Meis, A.H.G.G. van den Ende and D. Vu et al., 2014. Susceptibility and diversity in the therapy-refractory genus scedosporium. Antimicrobial Agents Chemother., 58: 5877-5885.
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  30. Baeshen, N.A., J.S. Sabir, M.M. Zainy, M.N. Baeshen and S.E.M. Abo-Aba, 2014. Biodiversity and DNA barcoding of soil fungal flora associated with Rhazya stricta in Saudi Arabia. Bothalia J., 44: 301-3014.

  31. Almaghrabi, O.A., T.S. Abdelmoneim, H.M. Albishri and T.A.A. Moussa, 2014. Enhancement of maize growth using some Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria (PGPR) under laboratory conditions. Life Sci. J., 11: 764-772.
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  32. Ali, M.M.M., S.F. Ahmed, J.D. Klena, Z.K. Mohamed and T.A.A. Moussa, 2014. Enteroaggregative Escherichia coli in diarrheic children in Egypt: Molecular characterization and antimicrobial susceptibility. J. Infect. Dev. Countries, 8: 589-596.
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  33. Ahmed, S.F., M.M.M. Ali, Z.K. Mohamed, T.A. Moussa and J.D. Klena, 2014. Fecal carriage of extended-spectrum β-lactamases and AmpC-producing Escherichia coli in a Libyan community. Ann. Clin. Microbiol. Antimicrob., Vol. 13. 10.1186/1476-0711-13-22.
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  34. Abdelmoneim, T.S., T.A.A. Moussa, O.A. Almaghrabi and I. Abdelbagi, 2014. Investigation the effect of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi on the tolerance of maize plant to heavy metals stress. Life Sci. J., 11: 255-263.

  35. Abdelmoneim, T.S., T.A.A. Moussa and O.A. Almaghrabi, 2014. Survey of indigenous arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi under ecosystem of Saudi Arabia. J. Pure Applied Microbiol., 8: 4525-4532.

  36. Moussa, T.A.A., R.H. Elsherif, Y.A. Mohamed, M.E.A. Dawoud and A.M. AboElAref, 2013. Group B streptococcus colonization of pregnant women: Comparative molecular and microbiological diagnosis. Comp. Clin. Pathol., 22: 1229-1234.
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  37. Moussa, T.A.A., O.A. Almaghrabi and T.S. Abdel-Moneim, 2013. Biological control of the wheat root rot caused by Fusarium graminearum using some PGPR strains in Saudi Arabia. Ann. Applied Biol., 163: 72-81.
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  38. Moussa, T.A.A., D.M. Ali, N.M. Khalil and F.A. Mostafa, 2013. Molecular characterization of glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase (gapdh) gene from Aspergillus fumigates. J. Food Agric. Environ., 11: 235-241.

  39. Khalil, M.S., T.A.A. Moussa, T.M.A. Abdel-Rahman and B.H. Alwan, 2013. Production medium optimization for enhancement the exotoxin secretion by Pseudomonas aeruginosa. J. Food Agric. Environ., 11: 173-176.

  40. Albishri, H.M., O.A. Almaghrabi and T.A. Moussa, 2013. Characterization and chemical composition of fatty acids content of watermelon and muskmelon cultivars in Saudi Arabia using gas chromatography/mass spectroscopy. Pharmacogn. Mag., 9: 58-66.
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  41. Abdelmoneim, T.S., T.A.A. Moussa, O.A. Almaghrabi, H.S. Alzahrani and I. Abdelbagi, 2013. Increasing plant tolerance to drought stress by inoculation with arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi. Life Sci. J., 10: 3273-3280.

  42. Saker, M.M., T.A.A. Moussa, N.Z. Heikal, A.H.A. Abo Ellil and R.M.H. Abdel-Rahman, 2012. Selection of an efficient in vitro micropropagation and regeneration system for potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) cultivar Desiree. Afr. J. Biotechnol., 11: 16388-16404.
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  43. Moussa, T.A.A. and N.M. Khalil, 2012. Solid-state fermentation for the production of dextran from Saccharomyces cerevisiae and its cytotoxic effects. Life Sci. J., 9: 2210-2218.
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  44. Elazzazy, A.M., O.A. Almaghrabi, T.A.A. Moussa and T.S. Abdel-Moneim, 2012. Evaluation of some plant growth promoting rhizobacteria (PGPR) to control Pythium aphanidermatum in cucumber plants. Life Sci. J., 9: 3147-3153.
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  45. Ali, M.M.M., Z.K. Mohamed, J.D. Klena, S.F. Ahmed, T.A.A. Moussa and K.S. Ghenghesh, 2012. Molecular characterization of diarrheagenic Escherichia coli from Libya. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg., 86: 866-871.
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  46. Abdel-Rahman, T.M.A., M.S. Khalil, T.A.A. Moussa and S.A. Al-Qaysi, 2012. Identification and characterization of Streptomyces alkaliscabies sp. nov. J. Food Agric. Environ., 10: 476-483.
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  47. Moussa, T.A.A., 2011. Cloning and sequencing of phenol oxidase 1 (pox1) gene from Pleurotus ostreatus. Afr. J. Biotechol., 10: 1299-1308.
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  48. Gaber, H.M. and T.A.A. Moussa, 2011. Regioselective synthesis and antimicrobial studies of novel bridgehead nitrogen heterocycles containing the thienopyrimidinone skeleton. Eur. J. Chem., 2: 251-259.
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  49. Schrettl, M., N. Beckmann, J. Varga, T. Heinekamp and I.D. Jacobsen et al, 2010. HapX-mediated adaption to iron starvation is essential for virulence of Aspergillus fumigatus. PLoS Pathogens, 6: e1001124-e1001124.
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  50. El-Taweel, G.E., T.A.A. Moussa, F.A. Samhan, W.M. El-Senousy and M.A. El-Lathy, 2010. Nested PCR and conventional techniques for detection of Salmonella spp. in River Nile water, Egypt. Egypt. J. Microbiol., 45: 63-76.

  51. El-Taweel, G.E., M.A. Rashed, W.M. El-Senousy, F.A. Samhan and T.A.A. Moussa, 2010. Detection of Listeria group by conventional and PCR techniques from River Nile water. Am. Eurs. J. Agric. Environ. Sci., 7: 48-54.
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  52. Yasmin, S., B. Abt, M. Schrettl, T.A.A. Moussa, E.R. Werner and H. Haas, 2009. The interplay between iron and zinc metabolism in Aspergillus fumigatus. Fungal Genet. Biol., 46: 707-713.
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  53. Moussa, T.A.A., 2009. Optimization of the induction factors of xylanase and β-xylosidase from sugarbeet pathogen Sclerotium rolfsii. J. King Saud Univ. (Science), 21: 33-40.

  54. Moussa, T.A.A., 2009. Molecular characterization of phenol oxidase (pox2) gene from ligninolytic fungus Pleurotus ostreatus. FEMS Microbiol. Lett., 298: 131-142.
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  55. El-Lathy, M.A., G.E. El-Taweel, W.M. El-Sonosy, F.A. Samhan and T.A.A. Moussa, 2009. Determination of pathogenic bacteria in wastewater using conventional and PCR techniques. Environ. Biotechol., 5: 73-80.

  56. Moussa, T.A.A. and D.M.I. Ali, 2008. Isolation and identification of novel disaccharide of α-L-Rhamnose from Penicillium chrysogenum. World Applied Sci. J., 3: 476-486.

  57. Moussa, T.A.A. and N.A. Tharwat, 2007. Optimization of cellulase and -glucosidase induction by sugarbeet pathogen Sclerotium rolfsii. Afr. J. Biotechnol., 6: 1048-1054.
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  58. Moussa, T.A.A., A.M. Ahmed and S.M.S. Abdelhamidm, 2006. Optimization of cultural conditions for biosurfactant production from Nocardia amarae. J. Appl. Sci. Res., 2: 844-850.
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  59. Moussa, T.A.A. and A.H. Abo-Ellil, 2004. Inhibitory effects of camel urine on pathogenic fungi. J. Union Arab Biol. Cairo, 13: 53-67.

  60. Rizk, M.A. and T.A.A. Moussa, 2003. Impact of gamma irradiation stresses I. Response of gamma-irradiated sugarbeet seeds to infection by soil-borne fungal pathogens. Plant Pathol. J., 2: 28-38.
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  61. Rizk, M.A. and T.A.A. Moussa, 2003. Allelopathic potential of sunflower towards maize rhizosphere microflora infested with Cephalosporium maydis. New Egypt. J. Microbiol., 4: 98-107.

  62. Moussa, T.A.A. and M.A. Rizk, 2003. Impact of gamma irradiation stresses ii. control of sugarbeet pathogens Rhizoctonia solani kuhn and Sclerotium rolfsii sacc. Plant Pathol. J., 2: 10-20.
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  63. Moussa, T.A.A., 2002. Studies on biological control of sugarbeet pathogen Rhizoctonia solani Kuhn. J. Biol. Sci., 2: 800-804.
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  64. Moussa, T.A.A. and M.A. Rizk, 2002. Biocontrol of sugarbeet pathogen Fusarium solani (Mart.) Sacc. by Streptomyces aureofaciens. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 5: 556-559.
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  65. Ahmed Shalaby, M., A. Mohammed Rizk and A.A. Tarek Moussa, 2002. Effect of igran on the rhizosphere mycoflora of Vicia faba plants grown in soils infested with Orabanche crenata and amended with Rhizobium leguminosarum. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 5: 517-520.
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  66. Moussa, T.A.A. and S.M.M. Shanab, 2001. Impact of cyanobacterial toxicity stress on the growth activities of some phytopathogenic Fusarium sp., Az. J. Microbiol., 53: 267-281.

  67. El-Abyad, M.S., A.M. Abu-Taleb and T. Abdel-Mawgoud, 1997. Response of host cultivar to cell wall-degrading enzymes of the sugarbeet pathogens Rhizoctonia solani Kühn and Sclerotium rolfsii Sacc. under salinity stress. Microbiol. Res., 152: 9-17.
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  68. El-Abyad, M.S., A.M. Abu-Taleb and T. Abdel-Mawgood, 1996. Effect of the herbicide pyradur on host cell wall degradation by the sugarbeet pathogens Rhizoctonia solani and Sclerotium rolfsii. Can. J. Bot., 74: 1407-1415.
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