Prof. Dr. Abdel-Tawab  Halim Mossa

Prof. Dr. Abdel-Tawab Halim Mossa

Professor
National Research Centre, Egypt


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Pesticide Chemistry and Toxicology from Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt

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Area of Interest:

Pharmacology and Toxicology
100%
Antioxidants
62%
Free Radicals
90%
Toxicology
75%
Pesticides
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Haroun, A.A., A.H. Mossa and S.M. Mohafrash, 2019. Preparation and biochemical evaluation of functionalized multi-walled carbon nanotubes with Punica granatum extract. Curr. Bioact. Compd., 15: 138-144.
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  2. Ragab, T.I., H. Amer, A.T. Mossa, M. Emam, A.A. Hasaballah and W.A. Helmy, 2018. Anticoagulation, fibrinolytic and the cytotoxic activities of sulfated hemicellulose extracted from rice straw and husk. Biocatal. Agric. Biotechnol., 15: 86-91.
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  3. Mossa, A.T.H., S.M. Mohafrash and N. Chandrasekaran, 2018. Safety of natural insecticides: Toxic effects on experimental animals. BioMed Res. Int., Vol. 2018 10.1155/2018/4308054.
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  4. Mossa, A.H., S.I. Afia, S.M. Mohafrash, B.A. Abou-Awad, 2018. Formulation and characterization of garlic (Allium sativum L.) essential oil nanoemulsion and its acaricidal activity on eriophyid olive mites (Acari: Eriophyidae). Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res., 25: 10526-10537.
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  5. Mossa, A.H., S.I. Afia, S.M. Mohafrash and B.A. Abou-Awad, 2018. Rosemary essential oil nanoemulsion, formulation, characterization and acaricidal activity against the two-spotted spider mite Tetranychus urticae Koch (Acari: Tetranychidae). J. Plant Prot. Res., 59: 102-112.
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  6. Swelam, E.S., I.S. Abdallah and A.H. Mossa, 2017. Ameliorating effect of zinc against oxidative stress and lipid peroxidation induced by fipronil in male rats. J. Pharmacol. Toxicol., 12: 24-32.

  7. Refaie, A.A.E., S.M.M. Mohafrash, A.W. Ibrahim and A.T.H. Mossa, 2017. Sub-acute 28-days oral toxicity study of deltamethrin on female rats and the protective role of moringa tea. Trends Applied Sci. Res., 12: 10-17.
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  8. Mossa, A.T.H., S.M.M. Mohafrash and A.R. Shalaby, 2017. Toxicity assessment of chlorpyrifos, malachite green and tetracyclines by Microtox® assay: Detoxification by ultrasonic. J. Environ. Sci. Technol., 10: 68-79.

  9. Mossa, A.T.H., N.A.H. Abdelfattah and S.M.M. Mohafrash, 2017. Nanoemulsion of camphor (Eucalyptus globulus) essential oil, formulation, characterization and insecticidal activity against wheat weevil, Sitophilus granarius. Asian J. Crop Sci., 9: 50-62.
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  10. Mossa, A.T.H., M.A.A. Rasoul and S.M. Mohafrash, 2017. Lactational exposure to abamectin induced mortality and adverse biochemical and histopathological effects in suckling pups. Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res., 24: 10150-10165.
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  11. Mohafrash, S.M.M., H.F. Abdel-Hamid and A.H. Mossa, 2017. Adverse effects of sixty days sub-chronic exposure to β-cyfluthrin on male rats. J. Environ. Sci. Technol., 10: 1-12.
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  12. Mossa, A.T.H., 2016. Green pesticides: Essential oils as biopesticides in insect-pest management. J. Environ. Sci. Technol., 9: 354-378.
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  13. Elgengaihi, S., A.T.H. Mossa, A.A. Refaie and D. Aboubaker, 2016. Hepatoprotective efficacy of Cichorium intybus L. extract against carbon tetrachloride-induced liver damage in rats. J. Dietary Suppl., 13: 570-584.
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  14. El-Gengaihi, S.E., M.A. Hamed, D.H. Aboubaker and A.H. Mossa, 2016. Flavonoids from sugar beet leaves as hepatoprotective agent. Int. J. Pharm. Pharm. Sci., 8: 281-286.

  15. El-Gengaihi, S.E., E.M. Hassan, H.A. Farouk, A.A. Refaee, M.A. Mohammed and A.H. Mossa, 2016. Hepatoprotective of Taraxacum officinale against liver damage induced by carbon tetrachloride in male rats. J. Chem. Pharma. Res., 8: 538-545.

  16. Abd El Salam, H.A., E.A. Yakout, G.A.M. Nawwar, M.A. El-Hashash and A.H. Mossa, 2016. Synthesis of some new 1,2,4-triazoles containing olyl moiety and evaluation of their antimicrobial and antioxidant activities. Monatsh Chem., 148: 291-304.
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  17. Mossa, A.T.H., T.M. Heikal, S.M. Mohafrash and A.A. Refaie, 2015. Antioxidant potential and hepatoprotective activity of Origanum majorana leaves extract against oxidative damage and hepatotoxicity induced by pirimiphos-methyl in male mice. J. Applied Sci., 15: 69-79.

  18. Mossa, A.T.H., T.M. Heikal, M. Belaiba, E.G. Raoelison, H. Ferhout and J. Bouajila, 2015. Antioxidant activity and hepatoprotective potential of Cedrelopsis grevei on cypermethrin induced oxidative stress and liver damage in male mice. BMC Complement. Altern. Med., Vol. 15. 10.1186/s12906-015-0740-2.
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  19. Mossa, A.T.H., F.M. Ibrahim, S.M. Mohafrash, D.H. Abou Baker and S. El Gengaihi, 2015. Protective effect of ethanolic extract of grape pomace against the adverse effects of cypermethrin on weanling female rats. Evidence-Complement. Altern. Med. 10.1155/2015/381919.
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  20. Mossa, A.T.H., E.S. Swelam and S.M.M. Mohafrasha, 2015. Sub-chronic exposure to fipronil induced oxidative stress, biochemical and histopathological changes in the liver and kidney of male albino rats. Toxicol. Rep., 2: 775-784.
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  21. Montet, D., A. El Shobaky, M.T.B. Crespo, L. Payrastre and H. Mansour et al., 2015. Future topics of common interest for EU and Egypt in food quality, safety and traceability. Quality Assurance Safety Crops Foods, 7: 401-408.

  22. Heikal, T.M., A.T.H. Mossa and W.K. Khalil, 2015. Protective effects of vitamin C against methomyl-induced injures on the testicular antioxidant status and apoptosis-related gene expression in rat. J. Environ. Analytical Toxicol., 5: 1-7.

  23. Sameeh, A.M., M.A.K. Om, A.H. Mossa and R.M. El-Sanhoury, 2014. Allelopathic effects of some botanical extracts, compared to the herbicide atrazine, against germination of selected weeds. Egypt. Acad. J. Biol. Sci. H. Bot., 5: 21-38.

  24. Refaie, A.A.E.R., A. Ramadan and A.T.H. Mossa, 2014. Oxidative damage and nephrotoxicity induced by prallethrin in rat and the protective effect of Origanum majorana essential oil. Asian Pac. J. Trop. Med., 7: S506-S513.
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  25. Ragab, T.I., H. Amer, A.A.F. Wasfy, M.A. Hady, A.T.H. Mossa and F. Liebner, 2014. Sulfated cellulose from agriculture wastes, anticoagulant, fibrinolytic and toxicological studies. J. Environ. Sci. Technol., 7: 266-280.

  26. Mostafa, O.M.S., A.T. Mossa and H.M.A. El Einin, 2014. Heavy metal concentrations in the freshwater snail Biomphalaria alexandrina uninfected or infected with cercariae of Schistosoma mansoni and/or Echinostoma liei in Egypt: The potential use of this snail as a bioindicator of pollution. J. Helminthol., 88: 411-416.
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  27. Mossalem, H.S. and A.T.H. Mossa, 2014. Effect of rice bran extract on immunological and physiological parameters of Biomphalaria alexandrina snails infected with Schistosoma mansoni. Afr. J. Pharm. Pharmacol., 8: 621-628.
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  28. Mossa, A.T.H., T.M. Heikal and S.M.M. Mohafrash, 2014. Lipid peroxidation and oxidative stress in rat erythrocytes induced by aspirin and diazinon: The protective role of selenium. Asian Pacific J. Trop. Biomed., 4: S603-S609.
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  29. Mossa, A.T.H., T.M. Heikal and E.A.A. Omara, 2014. Liver damage associated with exposure to aspirin and diazinon in male rats and the ameliorative effect of selenium. Biomed. Aging Pathol., 4: 137-145.
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  30. Heikal, T.M., A.T.H. Mossa, A.W. Ibrahim and H.F. Abdel-Hamid, 2014. Oxidative damage and reproductive toxicity associated with cyromazine and chlorpyrifos in male rats: The protective effects of green tea extract. Res. J. Environ. Toxicol., 8: 53-67.
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  31. Heikal, T.M., A.T.H. Mossa, A.W. Ibrahim and H.F. Abdel-Hamid, 2014. Hepato-renal damage and oxidative stress associated with pirimiphos-methyl exposure in male mice. Oxid. Antioxid. Med. Sci., 3: 109-117.
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  32. Abbassy, M.A., A.E.S.M. Marei, M.A.M. Al-Ashkar and A.T.H. Mossa, 2014. Adverse biochemical effects of various pesticides on sprayers of cotton fields in El-Behira Governorate, Egypt. Biomed. Aging Pathol., 4: 251-256.
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  33. Abbassy, A., M.A. Marzouk, S.A. Mansour, H.A. Shaldam and A.T.H. Mossa, 2014. Impact of oxidative stress and lipid peroxidation induced by lambda-cyhalothrin on P450 in male rats: The ameliorating effect of zinc. J. Environ. Anal. Toxicol., Vol. 4. 10.4172/2161-0525.10002.
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  34. Mostafa, O.M.S., H.M.A.E. Einin and A.T.H. Mossa, 2013. Inorganic Elements Alteration in Biomphalaria alexandrina Snails Naturally Parasitized with Echinostoma liei or Schistosoma mansoni. Sci. Int., 1: 139-143.
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  35. Mossa, A.T.H., A.A. Refaie, A. Ramadan and J. Bouajila, 2013. Antimutagenic effect of Origanum majorana L. essential oil against prallethrin-induced genotoxic damage in rat bone marrow cells. J. Med. Food, 16: 1101-1107.
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  36. Mossa, A.T.H., A.A. Refaie, A. Ramadan and J. Bouajila, 2013. Amelioration of prallethrin-induced oxidative stress and hepatotoxicity in rat by the administration of Origanum majorana essential oil. Biomed. Res. Int. 10.1155/2013/859085.
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  37. Heikal, T.M., A.T.H. Mossa, M.A. Abdel Rasoul and G.I.K. Marei, 2013. The ameliorating effects of green tea extract against cyromazine and chlorpyrifos induced liver toxicity in male rats. Asian J. Pharm. Clin. Res., 6: 48-55.
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  38. Tarek, M.H., A.H. Mossa, G.I.K. Marei and M.A. Abdel Rasoul, 2012. Cyromazine and chlorpyrifos induced renal toxicity in rats: The ameliorating effects of green tea extract. J. Environ. Anal. Toxicol., 2: 146-146.
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  39. Mossa, A.H. and M. Abbassy, 2012. Adverse haematological and biochemical effects of certain formulated insecticides in male rats. Res. J. Environ. Toxicol., 6: 160-168.
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  40. Marzouk, M.A., A.T.H. Mossa and F.S. Sabra, 2012. Cytogenetic effects of technical and formulated tribenuron-methyl on rat bone-marrow cells. J. Pharmacol. Toxicol., 7: 330-337.
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  41. Abbassy, M.A. and A.T.H. Mossa, 2012. Haemato-biochemical effects of formulated and technical cypermethrin and deltamethrin insecticides in male rats. J. Pharmacol. Toxicol., 7: 312-321.
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  42. Mossa, A.T.H., A.A. Refaie and A. Ramadan, 2011. Effect of exposure to mixture of four organophosphate insecticides at no observed adverse effect level dose on rat liver: The protective role of vitamin C. Res. J. Environ. Toxic., 5: 323-335.
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  43. Mossa, A.T.H. and G.A.M. Nawwar, 2011. Free radical scavenging and antiacetylcholinesterase activities of Origanum majorana L. essential oil. Hum. Exp. Toxicol., 30: 1501-1513.
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  44. Mansour, S.A., T.M. Heikal, A.A. Refaie and A.H. Mossa, 2011. Antihepatotoxic activity of fennel (Foeniculum vulgare Mill.) essential oil against chlorpyrifos-induced liver injury in rats. Global Environ. Sci. Technol., 1: 1-10.
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  45. Mansour, S.A. and A.T.H. Mossa, 2011. Adverse effects of exposure to low doses of chlorpyrifos in lactating rats. Toxicol. Ind. Health, 27: 213-224.
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  46. Heikal1, T.M., G.A.M. Nawwar and A.H. Mossa, 2011. Protective effect of new synthetic antioxidant "acetyl gallat derivative" against dimethoate induced DNA damage and oxidant/antioxidant status in male rats. Environ. Toxicol. (under review). .

  47. El-toumy, S.A., S.M. Mohamed, E.M. Hassan and A.H. Mossa, 2011. Antioxidant activity of phenolic metabolites isolated and identified from Acacia nilotica flowers. Am. Sci., 7: 287-295.

  48. Mansour, S.A. and A.T.H. Mossa, 2010. Oxidative damage, biochemical and histopathological alterations in rats exposed to chlorpyrifos and the antioxidant role of zinc. Pestic. Biochem. Physiol., 96: 14-23.
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  49. Mansour, S.A. and A.H. Mossa, 2010. Adverse effects of lactational exposure to chlorpyrifos in suckling rats. Hum. Exp. Toxicol., 29: 77-92.
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  50. El-Ebiary, N.M., R.H. Swellem, A.T. Mossa and G.A. Nawwar, 2010. Synthesis and antioxidant activity of new pyridines containing the gallate moieties. Arch. Pharm. Chem. Life Sci., 343: 528-534.
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  51. Mansour, S.A., A.T.H. Mossa and T.M. Heikal, 2009. Effects of methomyl on lipid peroxidation and antioxidant enzymes in rat erythrocytes: in vitro studies. Toxicol. Ind. Health, 25: 557-563.
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  52. Mansour, S.A. and A.T.H. Mossa, 2009. Lipid peroxidation and oxidative stress in rat erythrocytes induced by chlorpyrifos and the protective effect of zinc. Pestic. Biochem. Physiol., 93: 34-39.
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  53. Mansour, S.A., T.M. Heikal, A.H. Mossa and A. Refaie, 2008. Toxic effects of five insecticides and their mixture on male albino rats. J. Egypt. Soc. Toxicol., 39: 85-94.

  54. Mansour, S.A., T.M. Heikal and A.H. Mossa, 2008. Biochemical and histopathological effects of formulations containing Malathion and Spinosad in rats. Toxicol. Int., 15: 71-78.
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  55. Mansour, S.A., A.H. Mossa and T.M. Heikal, 2008. Cytogenetic and hormonal alteration in rats exposed to recommended safe doses of spinosad and malathion insecticides. Int. J. Agri. Biol., 10: 9-14.

  56. Mansour, S.A., A.H. Mossa and T.M. Heikal, 2007. Haematoxicity of a new natural insecticide 'Spinosad' on male albino rats. Int. J. Agric. Biol., 9: 342-346.
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  57. Abbassy, M.A., A.H. Belal, M.A. Seehy and A.H. Mossa, 2007. In vitro effect of some insecticides on human lymphocytes. J. Agric. Env. Sci. Alex. Univ. Egypt, 5: 45-56.

  58. Sabra, F.S., M.A. Marzouk and A.H. Mossa, 2005. Reproductive effects of technical and formulated tribenuron-methyl on male albino rats. Int. J. Agric. Biol., 7: 1030-1033.
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  59. Marzouk, M.A., F.S. Sabra and A.H. Mossa, 2005. Haematological profile of technical and formulated tribenuron-methyl of male albino rats. Alex. J. Agric. Res., 50: 177-182.

  60. Mansour, S.A and A.H. Mossa, 2005. Comparative effects of some insecticides as technical and formulated on male albino rats. J. Egypt. Soc. Toxicol., 32: 41-54.

  61. Abbassy, M.A., A.H. Belal, M.A. Seehy and A.H. Mossa, 2005. In vivo genotoxic effects of two organophosphorus and one carbamate insecticides on male albino rats. J. Agric. Env. Sci. Alex. Univ. Egypt, 4: 56-67.

  62. Abbassy, M.A., A.H. Belal, M.A. Seehy and A.H. Mossa, 2004. In vivo genotoxic effect of two pyrethroid insecticides, cypermethrin and deltamethrin on male albino rats. J. Agric. Env. Sci. Alex. Univ. Egypt, 3: 27-38.

  63. Abbassy, M.A., M.A. Marzouk, A.H. Belal and A.H. Mossa, 1998. Residual levels of Pirimiphos-methyl in fresh and postharvest-treated potatoes during storage and home processing. Alex. Sci. Exch., 19: 529-542.