Dr. Hussein Khamis Hussein Ali

Dr. Hussein Khamis Hussein Ali

Professor and Head
Alexandria University, Egypt


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Animal Ecophysiology from Alexandria University, Egypt

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Biography

Dr. Hussein K. Hussein is currently working as Professor and Head of Zoology Department at University of Alexandria, Egypt. He completed his PhD in 1990 from University of Alexandria in Ecophysiology. His area of work includes Environmental Sciences, Toxicology, Ecology and Environmental pollution. His responsibilities include the Chairman of Zoology Department, University of Alexandria, Egypt from 2013. He is a member of many scientific societies such as Egyptian German Society of Zoology, Egyptian Society of Zoology, United Arab Biologists Society, Environmental Society of Saudi Arabia and Egyptian Society of Wild Life Protection. He has published more than 60 articles in international and national peer reviewed journals. He wrote a chapter “Biodiversity of reptiles in Egyptian deserts” in the book name Egyptian deserts in 2001. He is also serving more than 10 journals as Editor/Reviewer. So far, Professor Hussein has produced 21 PhD and more than 50 MSc Scholars. Now-a-days he is supervising another 9 PhD and 13 MSc students, respectively.

Area of Interest:

Animal and Veterinary Sciences
100%
Animal Ecophysiology
62%
Ecotoxicology
90%
Contamination
75%
Histopathology
55%

Education

1990

Ph.D.

Alexandria University, Egypt

Animal Ecophysiology

1987

M.Sc.

Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt

Animal Ecology

1983

B.Sc.

Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt

Zoology

Selected Publications

  1. Uddin, M.S., S.M. Sheshe, I. Islam, A. Al Mamun, H.K. Hussein, Z.K. Labu and M. Ahmed, 2018. Cannabis and brain: Disrupting neural circuits of memory. J. Intell. Disab. Diagnosis Treatm., 6: 49-62.

  2. Mohamed, N.A., M.I. Shehata, A.L. El-Sawaf, H.K. Hussein and T.N. Michel, 2018. Erythropoietin ameliorates diabetic neurodegenerative effect by modulating the antioxidant-Oxidant imbalance and apoptosis in diabetic nale rats. Jordan J. Biol. Sci., 11: 339-345.

  3. Kheirallah, N.A., H.S.A. Gawad, R. Awein and H.K. Hussein, 2017. Effect of vitamin E on liver dysfunction in male rat after exposure to nonylphenol. Int. J. Sci. Eng. Res., 8: 795-805.

  4. Gawad, H.S.A., N. Kheirallah, R. Awein and H.K. Hussein, 2017. Vitamin E ameliorates the toxic effect of nonyphenol on reproductive performance of male rats. Int. J. Adv. Sci. Res., 2: 60-67.
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  5. El-Masry, A.A., M.I. Yousef, H.K. Hussein, N.A. Kheirallah and N.M. van Straalen et al., 2014. L-carnitine protects against oxidative stress induced by sublethal exposure to the synthetic pyrethroid, lambdacyhalothrin, in rats. Glob. Adv. Res. J., 3: 12-24.

  6. Bekhet, G.A., H.A. Abdou, S.A. Dekinesh, H.K. Hussein and S.S. Sebiae, 2014. Biological factors controlling developmental duration, growth and metamorphosis of the larval green toad, Bufo viridis viridis. J. Basic Appl. Zool., 67: 67-82.
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  7. Hussein, H.K., O. A.A. Zinadah, H.A. EL-Rabey and M.F. Meerasahib, 2013. Estimation of Some Heavy Metals in Polluted Well Water and Mercury Accumulation in Broiler Organs. Braz. Arch. Biol. Technol., 56: 767-776.
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  8. Elshal, M.F., A.L. Almalki, H.K. Hussein and J.A. Khan, 2013. Synergistic antiosteoporotic effect of Lepidium Sativum and alendronate in glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis in wistar rats. Afr. J. Tradit. Complementary Altern. Med., 10: 267-273.
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  9. Abu-Zinadah, O.A., S.O. Alsaggaf, A.M.S. Omar and H.K. Hussein, 2013. Effect of honey on testicular functions in rats exposed to octylphenol. Life Sci. J., 10: 979-984.

  10. Hussein, H.K., M.H. Elnaggar, and N.K. Al-Zahrani, 2012. Antioxidant Role of Folic Acid Against Reproductive Toxicity of Cyhalothrin in Male Mice. Global Adv. Res. J. Environ. Sci. Toxicol., 1: 66-71.
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  11. Hussein, H.K., M.H. Elnaggar and J.M. Al-Dailamy, 2012. Protective Role of Vitamin C against Hepatorenal Toxicity of Fenvalerate in Male Rats. Global Adv. Res. J. Environ. Sci. Toxicol., 1: 60-65.
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  12. EL-Rabey, H.A., J.A. Khan, A.L. Al-Malki and H.K. Hussein, 2012. The synteny (Co-linearity) in some cereal crops genomes as revealed by AFLP, SSR and ISSR markers. Afr. J. Biotechnol., 11: 15387-15397.
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  13. Al-Solamy, M.A. and H.K. Hussein, 2012. Population Dynamics and Reproductive Aspects of the Ghost Crab Ocypoda Saratan at Jeddah Coast, Saudi Arabia. Global Adv. Res. J. Environ. Sci. Toxicol., 1: 52-59.
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  14. Al-Hasawi, Z.M., and K.H. Hussein, 2012. Groundwater investigation in rabigh governorate, West of Saudi Arabia. Global Adv. Res. J. Environ. Sci. Toxicol., 1: 72-79.
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  15. Abu-Zinadah, O.A., H.K. Hussein, M.F. Elshal, and M.H. Elnaggar, 2012. Effect of Excess Dietary Copper on Proliferation and Differentiation of the Proerythroblasts and Erythrocytes in Rats. Afr. J. Biotechnol., 11: 6187-6191.
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  16. Abdel-Moneim, A.M., A.M. El-Saad, H.K. Hussein and S.I. Dekinesh, 2012. Gill oxidative stress and histopathological biomarkers of pollution impacts in Nile tilapia from lake mariut and lake Edku, Egypt. J. Aquat. Anim. Health., 24: 148-160.
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  17. Obaid, A.Y., O.A. Abu-Zinadah and H.K. Hussein, 2011. The beneficial effects of green tea extract and its main derivatives in repairing skin burns of rabbit. Int. J. Biol. Chem., 5: 103-115.
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  18. Hussein, H.K., O.A. Abu-Zinadah, H.A.S. El Rabey and M.F. Meerasahib, 2011. Environmental Assessment of Ground Water Pollution by Heavy Metals and Bioaccumulation of Mercury Residues in Chicken Tissues. Afr. J. Biotechnol., 10: 16089-16100.
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  19. Abu-Zinadah, O.A. and H.K. Hussein, 2011. The potential of stem cells to correct the lost tissue mass in liver and kidney of rat after copper toxicity. Insight Stem Cell Res., 1: 1-5.
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  20. Abu-Zinadah, O.A. and H.K. Hussein, 2011. The possible role of interstitial stem cells potential for correcting histopathological changes in liver and kidney of rats after copper toxicity. Singapore J. Sci. Res., 1: 77-83.
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  21. Hussein, H.K. and O.A. Abu-Zinadah, 2010. Effect of copper toxicity on proliferation and differentiation of the stem cells and blood erythrocytes in rats. Proceedings of the 20th International Conference, April 17-19, International Scientific Association, pp: 85-98.

  22. Hussein, H.K. and O.A. Abu-Zinadah, 2010. Antioxidant effect of curcumin extracts in induced diabetic Wister rats. Int. J. Zool. Res., 6: 266-276.
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  23. Moselhy, S.S. and H.K. Ali, 2009. Hepatoprotective effect of Cinnamon extracts against carbon tetrachloride induced oxidative stress and liver injury in rats. Biol. Res., 42: 93-98.
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  24. Kheirallah, A.M., M.B. Shabana, H.K. Hussein, W.B. Yousif and A.M.A. El-Saad, 2006. Histological and ultrastructural changes of liver and testes of the lizard, Acanthodactylus boskianus (Reptilia: Lacertidae) inhabiting different regions of Alexandria, Egypt due to ground spray treatment with organophosphorus pesticides. Delta J. Sci., 32: 76-88.

  25. Kheirallah, A.M., M.B. Shabana, H.K. Hussein, W.B. Yousif and A.M.A. El-Saad, 2005. Biochemical alterations of the lizard, Acanthodactylus boskianus (Reptilia: Lacertidae) inhabiting different regions of Alexandria, Egypt due to ground spray treatment with organophosphorus pesticides. J. Afr. Zool., 35: 32-41.

  26. Said, K.M. and H.K. Hussein, 2001. Variations in Some Haematological Parameters and Gonadal Indices of Uromastyx Argyptius During Hibernation and Active Periods. Egypt. J. Biol., 3: 81-85.
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  27. Hussein, H.K. and A.D.M. Darwish, 2001. A survey of the herpetofauna of bisha District, South of Saudi Arabia. J. Biological Sci., 1: 728-730.
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  28. El-Masry, A.A. and H.K. Hussein, 2001. Thermal relations, metabolism and winter dormancy of the sand lizard, Acanthodactylus boskianus. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 4: 492-497.
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  29. Hussein, H.K., 2000. The relationship between microhabitat selection and behavioural thermoregulation in two elevationally distinct populations of Laudakia stellio stellio in Saudi Arabia. J. Egypt Ger. Soc. Zool., 31: 67-80.

  30. Hussein, H.K. and A.D.M. Darwish, 2000. Variation in developmental duration and metamorphosis of the green toad, bufo viridis in temporary ponds as an adaptation to desert environment. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 3: 1784-1789.
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  31. Hussein, H.K. and A.D.M. Darwish, 2000. Community structure, microhabitat use, sex ratio and sexual dimorphism in the agamid lizard, Agama agama spinosa. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 3: 1700-1704.
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  32. Hussein, H.K. and A.D.M. Darwish, 2000. Adaptive thermoregulation and metabolic acclimation in Rattus rattus populations living on two different habitats. J. Egypt. Ger. Soc. Zool., 31: 97-109.

  33. Darwish, A.D.M. and H.K. Hussein, 2000. Ecological significance of geographic differences in growth rate of the sand lizard, acanthodactylus boskianus Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 3: 2154-2158.
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  34. Hussein, H.K., 1998. The ecological significance of daily and seasonal shifts in thermoregulation by the sand snake, Lytorhynchus diadema. J. Egypt. Ger. Soc. Zool., 27: 361-378.

  35. Hussein, H.K., 1997. Some demographic changes of Rattus rattus population provided with extra food. Egypt Ger. Soc. Zool., 14: 391-412.

  36. Hussein, H.K., 1995. The effect of population density, food level and competition on growth and metamorphosis in larval Egyptian toad, Bufo regularis. Bull. Fac. Sci. Alex. Univ., 35: 141-149.

  37. Hussein, H.K. and M.S.A. Akef, 1995. Oxygen consumption and temperature acclimation in Bufo regularis (Bufonidae) and Ptychadena mascareniences (Ranidae). J. Egypt. Ger. Soc. Zool., 16: 165-175.

  38. El-Ghazaly, N.A., S.I. Dekinesh, A.A. Moursi, H.K. Hussein and H.M. Abdou, 1995. The locomotor activity patterns of three Egyptian lizard species under the influence of different conditions of light and temperature. J. Egypt. Ger. Soc. Zool., 18: 257-278.

  39. El-Ghazaly, N.A., S.I. Dekinesh, A.A. Moursi, H.K. Hussein and H.M. Abdou, 1995. Studies on the growth rates of three lizard species under the influence of normal and artificial conditions of light and temperature. J. Egypt. Ger. Soc. Zool., 18: 413-434.

  40. El-Ghazaly, N.A., S.I. Dekinesh, A.A. Moursi, H.K. Hussein and H.M. Abdou, 1995. Effects of normal and artificial conditions of light and temperature on some blood parameters of three species of Egyptian lizards. J. Egypt. Ger. Soc. Zool., 18: 227-242.

  41. Hussein, H.K., 1994. Effects of seasonal changes in the environment on the niche shift, foraging strategies and social behaviour of the lizard, Agama stellio. J. Egypt. Ger. Soc. Zool., 15: 405-424.

  42. El-Sarha, A.I. and H.K. Hussein, 1994. Pollution of ground water by mercury and its residues in chicken tissue. Bull. Fac. Sci. Alex. Univ., 34: 187-197.

  43. Hussein, H.K., 1993. Seasonal variation of daily activity times in gekkonid lizards inhabiting Burg El-Arab region, West of Alexandria. J. Egypt Ger. Soc. Zool., 11: 231-245.

  44. Hussein, H.K. and N.A. EL-Ghazaly, 1993. Seasonal fluctuations in the distribution of rodents at Khorshid region (East of Alexandria) and the food preference of the most abundant species. Bull. Fac. Sci. Zagazig Univ., 15: 630-647.

  45. Hussein, H.K. and A.I. El-Sarha, 1993. Effect of environmental pollution by some pesticides on he mortality rate and behaviour of the Nile bolti, Tilapia nilotica. Alex J. Vet. Sci., 9: 17-24.

  46. Said, K.M. and H.K. Hussein, 1992. Seasonal fluctuation in the fat storage of the lizard, Scincus officinalis and its adaptive significance to gonadal activity. J. Egypt. Ger. Soc. Zool., 7: 1-15.

  47. Hussein, H.K., 1992. Influence of habitat topography on the daily activity times and body temperature of the desert lizard, Acanthodactylus boskianus Asper (Reptilia, Lacertidae). Bull. Fac. Sci. Zagazig Univ., 14: 418-437.

  48. Hussein, H.K. and A.I. El-Sarha, 1992. Effects of photoperiod and temperature on body weight and food intake in the albino Sprague Dawely rat. J. Egypt. Ger. Soc. Zool., 9: 229-242.

  49. El-Mekkawy, D.A. and H.K. Hussein, 1992. Effect of temperature on the developmental rate of larval and metamorphic stages of Egyptian toad. Bufo. regularis. J. Egypt. Ger. Soc. Zool., 8: 235-248.

  50. Hussein, H.K., 1991. Effect of temperature and body size on the metabolic rate of Egyptian house mice (Mus musculus) and the roof rat (Rattus rattus). J. Islamic Acad. Sci., 4: 249-252.

  51. Hussein, H.K., 1991. Behavioural thermoregulation and physiological adaptations of amphibians to aridity. Sahara Rev., 5: 35-70.

  52. Hussein, H.K., 1991. Behavioural thermoregulation and activity cycles in desert lizards. Sahara Rev., 4: 1-18.

  53. Hussein, H.K. and K.M. Said, 1991. Effect of temperature and feeding on body weight and physiological parameters of the blood in the lizard, Agama stellio. J. Egypt. Ger. Soc. Zool., 6: 337-348.

  54. El-Zoheiy, A.H. and H.K. Hussein, 1991. Thermal relation and its tolerance in lizard, Varanus griseus. Com. Sci. Dev. Res., 36: 123-136.

  55. EL-Ghazaly, N.A. and H.K. Hussein, 1991. Thermal behaviour, heat exchange and lethal temperature in two lizard species, Agama stellio and Ptychodactylus hassiliquistii. J. Egypt. Ger. Soc. Zool., 5: 165-176.

  56. Kayed, A.N., N.A. El-Ghazaly, A.A. Moursi and H.K. Hussein, 1990. Oxygen consumption in the Egyptian lizard, Chalcides ocellatuus. J. Egypt Ger. Soc. Zool., 1: 15-25.

  57. Kayed, A.N., N.A. El-Ghazaly, A.A. Moursi and H.K. Hussein, 1990. Effect of seasons on growth rate of the Egyptian lizard Chalcides ocellatus. J. Egypt. Ger. Soc. Zool., 2: 131-143.

  58. El-Ghazaly, N.A., A.N. Kayed, A.A. Moursi and H.K. Hussein, 1990. Effect of seasons on food assimilation and assimilation efficiency in the Egyptian lizard, Chalcides ocellatus. J. Egypt. Ger. Soc. Zool., 4: 253-263.

  59. Kayed, A.N., N.A. El-Ghazaly, A.A. Moursi and H.K. Hussein, 1989. Food consumption of the Egyptian lizard, Chalcides ocellatus. Delta J. Sci., 13: 4046-4058.

  60. Kayed, A.N., N.A. El-Ghazaly, A.A. Moursi and H.K. Hussein, 1989. Feeding behaviour of the Egyptian lizard, Chalcides ocellatus. Delta J. Sci., 13: 1722-1733.

  61. El-Ghazaly, N.A., A.A. Moursi and H.K. Hussein, 1987. Seasonal changes in testicular histology of the Egyptian lizard, Chalcides ocellatus. Delta J. Sci., 11: 951-975.

  62. El-Ghazaly, N.A., A.A. Moursi and H.K. Hussein, 1987. Effect of light and temperature on the testicular recrudescence of lizard, Chalcides ocellatus. Com. Sci. Dev. Res., 19: 181-196.