Dr. Wafaa Tawfik Abbas

Dr. Wafaa Tawfik Abbas

Assistant professor
National Research Center, Egypt

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

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Area of Interest:

Animal and Veterinary Sciences
Water Pollution
Marine Ecology

Research Publications in Numbers


Selected Publications

  1. Abbas, W.T., T.B. El-D Ibrahim, M.Y. Elgendy, M.F.A. Zaher, 2019. Effect of curcumin on iron toxicity and bacterial infection in catfish (Clarias gariepinus). Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 22: 510-517.
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  2. Elgendy, M.Y., W.S. Soliman, W.T. Abbas, T.B. Ibrahim, A.M. Younes and S.T. Omara, 2017. Investigation of some virulence determents in Aeromonas hydrophila strains obtained from different polluted aquatic environments. Jordan J. Biol. Sci., 10: 265-272.
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  3. Elgendy, M.Y., I.K. Abumourad, S.E.M. Ali, W.S. El-Din Soliman, T.B. El-Din Ibrahim and W.T. Abbas, 2017. Health status and genotoxic effects of metal pollution in Tilapia zillii and Solea vulgaris from polluted aquatic habitats. Int. J. Zool. Res., 13: 54-63.
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  4. Soliman, W.S., W.T. Abbas, B.I. Taghreed, M.K. Amany and M.Y. Elgendy, 2016. Disease causing organisms in Procambarus cla-rkii and Gambusia affinis with emphasis on their role in biomonitoring of aquatic pollution. Egypt. J. Vet. Sci., 47: 63-81.
  5. Abbas, W.T., E. Awad and E.H. Abdel-Rahman, 2016. Effect of black mustard (Brassica nigra) on the interaction between immune and biotransformation systems of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) exposed to benzo-a-pyrene. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci., 11: 56-66.
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  6. Abbas, W.T. and E. Awad, 2016. Effect of leek (Allium ampeloprasum L.) extract on biotransformation enzymes and innate immunity of catfish (Clarias gariepinus) exposed to benzo[a]pyrene. Res. J. Pharmaceut. Biol. Chem. Sci., 7: 2210-2223.
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  7. Ali, S.M., E.M. Yones, A.M. Kenawy, T.B. Ibrahim and W.T. Abbas, 2015. Effect of el-sail drain wastewater on nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) from river Nile at Aswan, Egypt. J. Aquacult. Res. Dev., Vol. 6. 10.4172/2155-9546.1000294.
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  8. Gaber, H.S., W.T. Abbas, M.M.N. Authman and S.A. Gaber, 2014. Histological and biochemical studies on some organs of two fish species in Bardawil Lagoon, North Sinai, Egypt. Global Veterinaria, 12: 1-11.
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  9. Abumourad, I.M.K., W.T. Abbas, M.M.N. Authman and S.M. Girgis, 2014. Environmental impact of heavy metal pollution on metallothionein expression in Nile Tilapia. Res. J. Pharmaceut. Biol. Chem. Sci., 5: 998-1005.
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  10. Authman, M.M.N., W.T. Abbas, I.M.K. Abomourad and A.M. Kenawy, 2013. Effects of illegal cyanide fishing on vitellogenin in the freshwater African catfish, Clarias gariepinus (Burchell, 1822). Ecotoxicol. Environ. Saf., 91: 61-70.
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  11. Authman, M.M.N., H.H. Abbas and W.T. Abbas, 2013. Assessment of metal status in drainage canal water and their bioaccumulation in Oreochromis niloticus fish in relation to human health. Environ. Monit. Assess., 185: 891-907.
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  12. Abomourad, I.M.K., W.T. Abbas, E.S. Awaad, M.M.N. Authman and K. El-Shafei et al., 2013. Evaluation of Lactobacillus plantarum as a probiotic in aquaculture: Emphasis on growth performance and innate immunity. J. Applied Sci. Res., 9: 572-582.
  13. Abomourad, I.M.K., M.M.N. Authman and W.T. Abbas, 2013. Heavy metal pollution and metallothionein expression: A survey on Egyptian tilapia farms. J. Applied Sci. Res., 9: 612-619.
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  14. Hassanain, M.A., W.T. Abbas and T.B. Ibrahim, 2012. Skeletal ossification impairment in Nile Tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) after exposure to lead acetate. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 15: 729-735.
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  15. Authman, M.M.N., W.T. Abbas and A.Y. Gaafar, 2012. Metals concentrations in Nile tilapia Oreochromis niloticus (Linnaeus, 1758) from illegal fish farm in Al-Minufiya province, Egypt and their effects on some tissues structures. Ecotoxicol. Environ. Saf., 84: 163-172.
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  16. Ali, S.M., H.S. Nasr and W.T. Abbas, 2012. Enhancement of Chlorella vulgaris growth and bioremediation ability of aquarium wastewater using diazotrophs. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 15: 775-782.
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  17. Ali, S.M., M.I.A. Wafa and W.T. Abbas, 2011. Evaluation of Azotobacter and Azospirillum biofertilizers as a probiotics in Oreochromis niloticus aquaculture. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci., 6: 535-544.
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  18. Abbas, H.H. and W.T. Abbas, 2011. Assessment study on the use of Pawpaw; Carica papaya seeds to control Oreochromis niloticus breeding. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 14: 1117-1123.
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  19. Hassan, A.M., A.M. Kenawy, W.T. Abbas and M.A. Abdel-Wahhab, 2010. Prevention of cytogentic, histochemical and biochemical alterations in Oreochromis niloticus by dietary supplement of sorbent materials. Ecotoxicol. Environ. Saf., 73: 1890-1895.
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  20. Osman, H.A.M., M.M. Ismaiel, W.T. Abbas and T.B. Ibrahim, 2009. An approach to the interaction between trichodiniasis and pollution with benzo-a-pyrene in catfish (Clarias gariepinus). World J. Fish Mar. Sci., 1: 283-289.
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  21. Hasaanain, M.A., E.H. Abdel-Rahman, S. Abo-Hegab, M.A.A. Tawfik and W.T. Abbas, 2007. Induction of cytochrome p450 1A1 as a biomarker of benzo-a-pyrene pollution in Egyptian fresh water fish. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 10: 1161-1169.
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  22. Tawfik, M.A.A., S.A. Hegab, K.A. Amira and T.A. Wafaa, 2001. Protozoan parasites of fish in relation to water quality of some ecosystems in Egypt. Egypt. J. Vet. Sci., 35: 43-57.
  23. Ahmed, A.K., M.A.A. Tawfik and W.T. Abbas, 2000. Some parasitic protozoa infecting fish from different localities of the River Nile, Egypt. Egypt. J. Zool., 34: 59-79.