Dr. Isam ElDin Mohamed ElAmin Abu Zeid
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Dr. Isam ElDin Mohamed ElAmin Abu Zeid

Associate Professor
King Abdul Aziz University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia

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Area of Interest:

Plant and Soil Sciences
Pesticide Toxicology
Environmental Toxicology
Biochemical Analysis

Research Publications in Numbers


Selected Publications

  1. Al-Thobaiti, S.A. and I.M.A. Zeid, 2019. Antidiabetic potential of Balanites Aegyptiaca kernel, flesh and their combination against streptozotocin-induced hyperglycemia in male rats. Trop. J. Pharm. Res., 18: 263-271.
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  2. Abu Zeid, I.M., S.A. Al-Thobaiti, G. El Hag, S.A. Alghamdi, A. Umar and O.A.A. Hamdi, 2019. Phytochemical and GC-MS analysis of bioactive compounds from Balanites aegyptiaca. Acta Scient. Pharm. Sci., 3: 129-134.
  3. Abu Zeid, I.M., M.A. Shebl and E.M.R. Metwali, 2019. Morphological and molecular analysis of some bee secies of the subgenus Taeniandrena (Hymneoptera: Andrenidae) from Northern Egypt. Int. J. Agric. Biol., 22: 587-593.
  4. Hefny, M., E.M. Metwali, A.A.H. El-Marzouki and I.M. Abu Zeid, 2018. Gene action conditioning resistance to Aspergillus ear rot in maize under water stress conditions. Res. J. Biotechnol., 13: 34-43.
  5. Heba, H.M., I.M. Abu Zeid, A. Waseem, A.M. Kelany and H.F. Shazly et al., 2018. Effects of short-term exposure to crude-oil on the ultrastructure of hepatocytes and observations on growth, protein, RNA, DNA concentration and their ratios in flatfish flounder (Platichthys flesus). World Applied Sci. J., 36: 66-77.
  6. Aljaghthmi, O., I.A. Zeid, H. Heba and H. Hassan, 2018. Histological difference of soleus muscle fibers due to sciatic nerve transection in rats. Pathophysiology, (In Press). 10.1016/j.pathophys.2018.08.006.
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  7. Aljaghthmi, O., H. Heba and I.A. Zeid, 2018. Bioactive compounds extracted from mangrove plants (Avicennia marina and Rhizophora mucronata): An overview. Pathophysiology. 10.1016/j.pathophys.2018.09.002.
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  8. Alawi, N.A., G.A. El Hag, S.O. Rabah, N.M. Al-Baqami, N.S. Fahmy, A.M. Al-Attar and I.M. Abu Zeid, 2018. The protective effect of grape (Vitis vinifera) seed oil on testicular structure of male rats exposed to lead. Adv. Biol. Res., 12: 16-25.
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  9. Alahmadi, A.A., G.A. El Hag, S.O. Rabah, N.M. Al-Baqami, N.S. Fahmy, I.M. Abu Zeid and A.M. Al-Attar, 2018. Physiological and histological effect of Argan (Argania spinosa L.) on seed oil on kidney male rats exposed to lead. World Applied Sci. J., 36: 733-741.
  10. Al-Thobaiti, S.A. and I.M. Abu Zeid, 2018. Phytochemistry and pharmaceutical evaluation of Balanites aegyptiaca: An overview. J. Exp. Biol. Agric. Sci., 6: 453-465.
  11. Al-Thobaiti, S.A. and I.M. Abu Zeid, 2018. Medicinal properties of desert date plants (Balanites aegyptiaca)-An overview. Global J. Pharmacol., 12: 1-12.
  12. Abu Zeid, I.M. and A. FarajAllah, 2018. Gum Arabic and Kidney Failure: An Exceptional Panacea. In: Gum Arabic, Structure, Properties, Application and Economics, Adam, A.M. (Ed.)., Academic Press, London, pp: 245-261.
  13. Abu Zeid, I.M. and A. FarajAllah, 2018. Borassus flabellifer L Palmyra Palm (Daleep) Biochemistry, Functions, Utilization. In: Wild Fruits: Composition, Nutritional Value and Products, Adam, A.M. (Ed.)., Springer, New York.
  14. El Hag, G.A., S.A. El Basheer, B.M. El-Nouman, S.O. Rabah, N.M. Al-Baqami, H.M. Heba and I.M. Abu Zeid, 2017. Effect of replacement of fish meal by poultry offal meal as a protein source on the growth prformance of African catfish, Clarias gariepinus. Br. J. Poult. Sci., 6: 73-79.
  15. Aljaghthmi, O.H., H.M. Heba and I.A. Zeid, 2017. Antihyperglycemic properties of mangrove plants (Rhizophora mucronata and Avicennia marina): An Overview. Adv. Biol. Res., 11: 161-170.
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  16. Redwan, E.M., N.A. El-Baky, A.M. Al-Hejin, M.N. Baeshen and H.A. Almehdar et al., 2016. Significant antibacterial activity and synergistic effects of camel lactoferrin with antibiotics against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Res. Microbiol., 167: 480-491.
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  17. Mattar, E.H., H.A. Almehdar, A. AlJaddawi, I.M. Abu Zeid and E.M. Redwan, 2016. Elevated concentration of defensins in hepatitis C virus-infected patients. J. Immunol. Res., Vol. 2016. 10.1155/2016/8373819.
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  18. Adnan, A.S.M., I.M. Abu Zeid, S.A. Ahmad, M.I.E. Halmi and S.S. Abdullah et al., 2016. A molybdenum-reducing Bacillus sp. strain Zeid 14 in soils from Sudan that could grow on amides and acetonitrile. Malaysian J. Soil Sci., 20: 111-134.
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  19. Heba, H., I. Abu Zeid, O. Abuzinadah, A. Faragalla and Z. Al-Hasawi, 2015. Determination of some heavy metals in tissues and organs of three commercial fish species at Al-Hudaydah, Red Sea Coast of Western Yemen. World J. Fish Mar. Sci., 7: 198-208.
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  20. Faragalla, A.A., M.H. Alqhtani, I. Abu Zeid and M.M. Ahmed, 2015. DNA fingerprinting of some major genera of subterranean termites (Isoptera)(Anacanthotermes, Psammotermes and Microtermes) from Western Saudi Arabia. Acad. J. Entomol., 8: 104-109.
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  21. Heba, H., O. Abuzinadah, M. Al-Hamadi, A. Al-Nedhary and I. Abu Zeid et al., 2014. Detection of heavy metal contamination in greasy grouper (Epinephelus tauvina) and striped mackerel (Rastrelliger kanagurta) from Al-Hodeidah, Red Sea coast of Yemen. J. Food Agric. Environ., 12: 902-906.
  22. Al-Attar, A.M. and I.M. Abu Zeid, 2013. Effect of tea (Camellia sinensis) and olive (Olea europaea L.) leaves extracts on male mice exposed to diazinon. BioMed Res. Int., Vol. 2013, 10.1155/2013/461415.
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  23. Sakr, M.M., W.E. Hassan, I.M. Abu Zeid, A.E. Hassan and A.E. Baz, 2012. The application of random amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD) in the classification of Egyptian date palm (Phoenix dactylifera) cultivars. J. Am. Sci., 8: 152-159.
  24. Osman, M.E., I.M. Abu Zeid and F.A. Adam, 2012. Gum Arabic: A Reducing Agent of Uric Acid and a Supportive Treatment of Gout. In: Gum Arabic, Kennedy, J.F., G.O. Phillips and P.A. Williams (Eds.)., The Royal Society of Chemistry, UK., ISBN: 978-1-84973-310-6, pp: 301-308.
  25. El Hag, G.A., B.Y. Abu Gideiri, M.E. Ali and I.M. Abu Zied, 2012. Quality preservation in salted fermented Debs sp. (Lebeo sp.) during storage period. N. Y. Sci. J., 5: 32-38.
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  26. El Hag, G.A., B.Y. Abu Gideiri, M.E. Ali and I.M. Abu Zied, 2012. Nutritive value and microflora of salted Kawara (Alestes sp.) during storage. Researcher, 4: 69-75.
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  27. Sakr, M.M., I.M. Abu Zeid, A.E. Hassan, A.G.I.O. Baz and W.M. Hassan, 2010. Identification of some date palm (Phoenix dactylifera) cultivars by fruit characters. Indian J. Sci. Technol., 3: 338-343.
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  28. Al-Jahdali, M.O., A.S.B. Bisher and I.M. Abu Zeid, 2009. Nephrotoxicity in rats induced by sumithion NP25/2.5EC, insecticide used in dengue fever vector control in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. J. King Saud Univ. (Sci.), 21: 177-181.
  29. El Nazeer, O.M., G.A.A. El Badri, I.M. Abu Zeid and A. Yasin, 2007. Studies on the transmission of tomato yellow leaf curl virus (TYLCV) from Gezira locality, Sudan by various means; using aleyrodid vector Bemesia tabaci Genn and by sap inoculation. J. Nat. Resour. Environ. Stud., 4: 1-7.
  30. Al-Jahdali, M.O., A.S.B. Bisher and I.M. Abu Zeid, 2007. Physiological and histological alterations in rats liver induced by sumithion NP25/2.5EC, an insecticide used in dengue fever vector control in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Saudi J. Biol. Sci., 14: 43-51.
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  31. El Nazeer, O.M., I.M. Abu Zeid, G.A.A. El Badri, A. Yasin and H.S. Abu Salih, 2005. Tomato leaf curl virus diseases and their aleyrodid vector Bemesia tabaci Genn. Juba Univ. J. Arts Sci., 4: 13-17.
  32. Abu Zeid, M.A., I. Eldin, M.A. Syed, J. Ramli, J.H. Arshad, I. Omar and N.A. Shamaan, 2005. Bioaccumulation of carbofuran and endosulfan in the African catfish Clarias gariepinus. Pertanika J. Sci. Technol., 13: 249-256.
  33. Abu Zeid, I.M., N.A. Shamaan, J.A. Arshad, J. Ramli, I. Omer and M.A. Syed, 2004. Amino acids transaminase and acetylcholinestrase activities in the African catfish, Clarias gariepinus and their susceptibility to exposure of sub-lethal concentrations of carbofuran and endosulfan. Perttanika J. Sci. Technol., 12: 225-233.