Dr. Ahmed Mohamed Soliman Mohamed

Dr. Ahmed Mohamed Soliman Mohamed

Associate Professor
King Faisal University, Saudi Arabia

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

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Dr. Ahmed Mohamed Soliman Mohamed is currently working as Associative Professor at Molecular Biology Unit, Virus and Phytoplasma Section, Plant Pathology Research Institute, Agricultural Research Center, Egypt, and Assistant Professor at King Faisal University KSA. He obtained his Ph.D. in Chemistry from Cairo University, Egypt in 2006. He also worked on many project in KSA as Researcher, and Co Principal Investigator. He has good experience in the Molecular Biology Techniques such as, Isolation of total Nucleic Acid (DNA & RNA), Identification, and Diagnosis of Plant Bacteria, Viruses and Fungi using PCR, RT- PCR, IC-RT-PCR, Multiplex PCR and RT- PCR- ELISA Techniques, Nucleic Acid Hybridization, Western Blotting, Southern Blotting and Northern Blotting etc. He is member of Egyptian Virological Society, and Association of Research Members of Agricultural Research Center. He has published 21 articles in journals as author/co-author.

Area of Interest:

Plant and Soil Sciences
Plant Pathology
Plant Biotechnology
Plant Protection

Selected Publications

  1. Waziri, H.M.A., C. Zhuomin, A.M. El-Borollosy, H.A. Amin and A.M. Soliman, 2016. Nucleotide sequence for two genes of Egyptian barley yellow dwarf virus-PAV isolate and their relationships to other luteovirus. Int. J. Bact. Virol., 2: 1-13.

  2. Samy, M.M., A.M. Soliman and H.M. Mazyad, 2016. Horticultural and viral studies for improving local potato seeds production. Adv. Environ. Biol., 10: 182-193.
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  3. Ahmed, A.S., K.A. Alhudaib and A.M. Soliman, 2016. Genetic diversity of Hajar1 and Hajar2 local Saudi chicken lines using mitochondrial DNA D-loop markers. S. Afr. J. Anim. Sci., 46: 409-418.
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  4. Rezk, A.A., K.A. Alhudaib and A.M. Soliman, 2015. Characterization of cucurbit yellow stunting disorder virus and development of polyclonal antibodies using recombinant coat protein. Egypt. J. Virol., 12: 93-104.

  5. Hajjar, M.J., M.S. Al-Saikhan and A.M. Soliman, 2014. The phytotoxic effects of methomyl and imidacloprid insecticides on tomato local variety in Al-Hassa, Saudi Arabia. Annu. Res. Rev. Biol., 4: 4181-4189.
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  6. Alhudaib, K.A., A.A.S. Rezk, B.M.A. Abdel-Banat and A.M. Soliman, 2014. Molecular identification of the biotype of whitefly (Bemisia tabaci) inhabiting the eastern region of Saudi Arabia. J. Biol. Sci., 14: 494-500.
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  7. Al-Saikhan, M.S., K.A. Alhudaib and A.M. Soliman, 2014. Detection of three potato viruses isolated from Saudi Arabia. Int. J. Virol., 10: 224-234.
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  8. Abdel-Salam, A.M., A.K. El-Attar and A.M. Soliman, 2013. The use of native and denatured recombinant coat protein forms for induction of good quality antisera for Potato virus X and Potato leaf roll virus. Am. J. Res. Commun., 1: 70-86.
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  9. Soliman, A.M., S.Y.M. Mahmoud and R.A. Dawood, 2012. Molecular characterization of onion yellow dwarf virus (garlic isolate) with production of virus-free plantlets. Int. J. Virol., 8: 61-70.
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  10. Soliman, A.M., A.A. Ahmed, M.S. Mohamed, D.H. Hanna and B.N. Barsoum, 2012. Gazar virus Y, a new member of the celery mosaic virus group of potyviruses, isolated from carrots in Egypt. Aust. Plant Pathol., 41: 529-534.
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  11. Sofy, A.R., A.M. Soliman, A.A. Mousa and K.A. El-Dougdoug, 2012. Molecular characterization and bioinformatics analysis of viroid isolate associated with citrus gummy bark disease in Egypt. Int. J. Virol., 8: 133-150.
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  12. Sofy, A.R., A.A. Mousa, A.M. Soliman and K.A. El-Dougdoug, 2012. The Limiting of climatic factors and predicting of suitable habitat for citrus gummy bark disease occurrence using GIS. Int. J. Virol., 8: 165-177.
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  13. El-Helaly, H.S., A.A. Ahmed, M.A. Awad and A.M. Soliman, 2012. Biological and molecular characterization of potato infecting alfalfa mosaic virus in Egypt. Int. J. Virol., 8: 106-113.
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  14. Ahmed, A.A., A.M. Soliman and H.M. Waziri, 2012. Occurrence of carrot virus Y potyvirus in Egypt. Egypt. J. Virol., 9: 60-79.

  15. Sofy, A.R. and A.M. Soliman, 2011. Molecular identification of a Cucumber mosaic virus subgroup I Egyptian isolate from geranium based on bioinformatics analysis of CP gene sequence. Egypt. J. Virol., 8: 178-194.

  16. Aboul-Ata, A.E., H. Mazyad, A.K. El-Attar, A.M. Soliman and G. Anfoka et al., 2011. Diagnosis and control of cereal viruses in the Middle East. Adv Virus Res., 81: 33-61.
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  17. Sofy, A.R., A.M. Soliman, A.A. Mousa, S.A. Ghazal and K.H.A. El-Dougdoug, 2010. First record of Citrus viroid II (CVd-II) associated with gummy bark disease in sweet orange (Citrus sinensis) in Egypt. New Dis. Rep., 21: 24-24.
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  18. El-Attar, A.K., B.Y. Riad, A. Saad, A.M. Soliman and H.M. Mazyad, 2010. Expression of the coat protein gene of potato leafroll virus in Escherichia coli and development of polyclonal antibodies against recombinant coat protein. Arab J. Biotech., 13: 85-98.
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  19. Rezk, A.A., A.A. Ahmed, A.G. Farag and A.M. Soliman, 2009. Biological assay and molecular characterization of apricot isolate of Arabis mosaic virus. Arab J. Biotechnol., 12: 237-250.

  20. El-Shazly, M.A., R.A. Dawood and A.M. Soliman, 2009. Biological, biochemical, serological, molecular and tissue cultural studies on an Egyptian isolate of tomato spotted wilt virus infecting chrysanthemum plants. Egypt. J. Phytopathol., 37: 79-94.

  21. El-Araby, W.S., I.A. Ibrahim, A.A. Hemeida, A. Mahmoud, A.M. Soliman, A.K. El-Attar and H.M. Mazyad, 2009. Biological, serological and molecular diagnosis of three major potato viruses in Egypt. Int. J. Virol., 5: 77-88.
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  22. Soliman, A.M., B.N. Barsoum, G.G. Mohamed, A.A. Rezk, A.E. Aboul-Ata and H.M. Mazyad, 2008. SiRNA silencing of PVX coat protein gene affects accumulation of viral RNA in potato and tobacco plants. Int. J. Virol., 4: 14-25.
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  23. Soliman, A.M., B.N. Barsoum, G.G. Mohamed, A.K. El-Attar and H.M. Mazyad, 2006. Expression of the coat protein gene of the Egyptian isolate of potato virus X in Escherichia coli and production of polyclonal antibodies against it. Arab J. Biotechnol., 9: 115-128.
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  24. Shalaby, A.A., M.K. Nakhla, A.M. Soliman, H.M. Mazyad, A. Hadidi and D.P. Maxwell, 2002. Development of a highly sensitive multiplex reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (m-RT-PCR) method for detection of three potato viruses in a single reaction and nested PCR. Arab J. Biotechnol., 5: 275-286.
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  25. Soliman, A.M., A.A. Shalaby, B.N. Barsoum, G.G. Mohamed, M.K. Nakhla, H.M. Mazyad and D.P. Maxwell, 2000. Molecular characterization and RT-PCR-ELISA detection of a Potato virus X (PVX) isolate from Egypt. Ann. Agric. Sci., 9: 1791-1804.