Dr. Dafalla Mohammed Mekki

Dr. Dafalla Mohammed Mekki

Professor
University of Kordofan, Sudan


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Molecular Genetics from Yangzhou University, China

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Biography

Dr. Dafalla Mohammed Mekki is currently working as Associate Professor at University of Kordofan, Sudan. He has completed his Ph.D. in Molecular Genetics from Yangzhou University, China. His main area of interest focuses on Animal and Veterinary Sciences and Molecular Sciences. His area of expertise includes Poultry Production, DNA, Polymorphisms, Genetics, RNA, Gene Expression, Molecular Genetics, PCR, Population Genetics, and SNPs. He has published 24 research articles in journals contributed as author/co-author.

Area of Interest:

Animal and Veterinary Sciences
100%
Breeding and Genetics
62%
Poultry Production
90%
Molecular Genetics
75%
Polymorphisms
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Mudalal, M.O., I. Bushara, D.M. Mekki, S.A. Babiker and B. El Gazafey, 2016. Body measurement and their correlation between, slaughter weight and hot carcass weight of Sudanese desert goats as affect by feeding regimen and castration. J. Life Sci. Res., 3: 30-33.
  2. Mudalal, M.O., I. Bushara, D.M. Mekki, E.G. Besheer and S.A. Babhker, 2016. Effect of feeding regimen on relationship between carcass measurements, slaughter weight and hot carcass weight of sudanese desert goats. J. Agric. Food Sci. Res., 3: 45-48.
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  3. Bushara, I., E.G. Besheer, M.O. Mudalal, D.M. Mekki, U.A.M. Ahmed and A.M.A. Abu Nikhaila, 2016. Effect of different seasons on taggar goat performance. Int. J. Res. Stud. Agric. Sci., 2: 22-26.
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  4. Jadalla, J.B., M. Hassan, D.M. Mekki and N.A. Ishag, 2015. Effect of feeding watermelon bug meal on growth performance of layer chicks in North Kordofan, Sudan. Int. J. Biol. Adv., 1: 33-40.
  5. Gubrel, F., A.M. Katule, D.M. Mekki and J.B. Jadalla, 2015. Feed utilization differences of exotic and local chickens in Tanzania. Int. J. Biol. Adv., 1: 46-52.
  6. Ebrahim, M.A., M.A. Ali, I.Y. Turki, H.E. Haron, I. Bushara and D.M. Mekki, 2015. Defects and grading of hides and skin in Kordofan Region, Sudan. J. Agric. Nat. Resour. Sci., 2: 393-400.
  7. Ebrahiem, M.A., I. Bushara, D.M. Mekki, I.Y. Turki and H.E. Haroun, 2015. The effect of breed on skin\ leather quality of sudan desert sheep. Global J. Anim. Sci. Res., 3: 6-10.
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  8. Ebrahiem, M.A. , M.A. Ali, I.Y. Turki, H.E. Haroun, I. Bushara and D.M. Meki, 2015. Grading of kordofan hides and skins by quality. J. Agric. Nat. Resour. Sci., 2: 401-407.
  9. Bushara, I, M.O. Mudalal, D.M. Mekki and A.M. Abu Nikhiala, 2015. Effect dietary energy concentrate on birth weight, weaning weight, abortion and mortality rate of Sudanese taggar goat kid's. Basic Res. J. Agric. Sci. Rev., 4: 326-331.
  10. Balola, A.A., M.M. Muna, I. Bushara and D.M. Mekki, 2015. Effect of climate change on range land biodiversity at selected sites of Khartoum State. J. Agric. Nat. Resour. Sci., 2: 444-454.
  11. Zaied, M.B., A.M. El Naim and D.M. Mekki, 2014. Development of logarithmic equations for statistical sample determination. J. Empirical Stud., 1: 23-29.
  12. Mudalal, M.O., I. Bushara, D.M. Mekki and S.A. Babiker, 2014. Effect of nutrition and castration on carcass measurements, wholesale cuts and carcass composition of male desert goats. Global J. Anim. Sci. Res., 2: 97-101.
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  13. Jadalla, J.B., D.M. Mekki and S.A. Bukhari, 2014. Effect of feeding watermelon bug Coridius viduatus (F) meal on the performance of laying hens in North Kordofan, Sudan. Univ. Kordofan J. Nat. Resour. Environ. Stud., 1: 1-19.
  14. Jadalla, J.B., A.M. Habbani, I. Bushara and D.M. Mekki, 2014. Effects of inclusion of different levels of watermelon bug meal in broiler rations on feed intake, body weight changes and feed conversion ratio in North Kordofan, Sudan. Global J. Anim. Scient. Res., 2: 18-25.
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  15. Hou, Q.R., J.Y. Wang, H.H. Wang, Y. Li and D.M. Mekki, 2014. Genetic effect of IGF-I and LYZ genes on growth and egg production traits of Jinghai yellow chicken. Univ. Kordofan J. Nat. Resour. Environ. Stud., 1: 17-24.
  16. Ebrahiem, M.A., I.Y. Turki, H.E. Haroun, I. Bushara and D.M. Mekki, 2014. The effect of natural pastures grazing conditions on skin\leather quality of sudan desert sheep. Global J. Anim. Sci. Res., 2: 299-303.
  17. Bushara, I., A.O. Idris, D.M. Mekki, M.M.M. Ahmed and A.M.A. Nikhiala, 2013. Productivity of taggar goats as affected by sex of kids and litter size. Basic Res. J. Agric. Sci. Rev., 2: 116-121.
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  18. Bushara, I., A.O. Idris, D.M. Mekki, M.M. Muna and A.M. Abu Nikhiala, 2013. Climate effects of season of birth and litter size on taggar goat`s production in Western Sudan. Basic Res. J. Agric. Sci. Rev., 2: 96-101.
  19. Bushara, I., O.M.A. Abdelhadi, D.M. Mekki, A.O. Idris and M.B. Elemam et al., 2013. Effect of Sex and Birth Type on Kid Performance of Sudanese Taggar Goats. Malaysian J. Anim. Sci., 16: 107-116.
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  20. Jadalla, J.B., I.A. Ismail and D.M. Mekki, 2012. Effects of Dietary Protein Level on Milk Yield, Composition and some Hematological Parameters in Dessert Goats of North Kordofan, Sudan. J. Anim. Prod. Adv., 2: 379-388.
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  21. Jadalla, J.B., D.M. Mekki and T.A. Mohamed, 2012. Effects of Supplementation of the Dry Season Grazing with Groundnut Haulms on Nutrients Utilization and Sheep Performance in West Kordofan State, Sudan. J. Anim. Prod. Adv., 2: 462-468.
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  22. Jadalla, J.B. and D.M. Mekki, 2012. The Incidence and Characteristics of Phytobezoars in Sheep Slaughtered at Some Abattoirs in Kordofan, Sudan. J. Anim. Prod. Adv., 2: 389-397.
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  23. Elamin, K.M., I.A. Yousif, M.A. Elkhairey and D.M. Mekki, 2011. Heritability estimates and genetic correlations for post-weaning body weight traits in Sudanese rabbits. Livest. Res. Rural Dev. Vol., 23. .
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  24. Bushara, I., M.A. Abdel Moneim, A. Nikhaila and D.M. Mekki, 2010. Productive and reproductive traits of Taggar goats as affected by type of ration under dry land farming system in western Sudan. Egypt. J. Sheep Goat. Sci., 5: 209-220.
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  25. Bushara, I., A.M.M.A. Abu Nikhaila and D.M. Mekki, 2010. Effect of protein supplementation on the productivity of taggar goats under dry natural grazing, western sudan. J. Vet. Med. Anim. Prod., 1: 98-114.
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  26. Tao, Y., G.H. Li, Y.P. Hu, M.D. Mekki, K.W. Chen and J.Y. Wang, 2008. [Genetic effects of MC4R and POU1F1 gene on the growth performance in Jinghai yellow chicken]. Hereditas J., 30: 900-906.
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  27. Liua, G.Q., J.J. Zhua, Z.Y. Wanga, X.P. Jiangb and M.M. Dafallaa, 2008. Analysis of sperm storage ability using duration of fertility in hens. British Poult. Sci., 49: 770-775.
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  28. Yong, B.L., H.H. Musa, L.l. Chuan, M.D. Mekki, W.J. Yu and Y. Yan, 2007. A semi-quantitative RT-PCR to assess differential expression levels of TCF3 gene in two Chinese indigenous chicken breeds. J. Anim. Vet. Adv., 6: 185-189.
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  29. Suleiman, A.H., D.M. Mekki, G.H. Chen and H.H. Musa, 2007. PCR-SSCP analysis of avian lipoprotein lipase gene (Intron 8) and its relation with body weight and abdominal fat. Res. Biol. Sci., 2: 91-95.
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  30. Musa, H.H., J.H. Cheng, X.S. Wu, H.P. Ju, D.M. Mekki and G.H. Chen, 2007. Analysis of LDL receptor mRNA expression, serum biochemical and abdominal fat weight in fat and lean chickens. J. Boil. Sci., 7: 693-696.
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  31. Musa, H.H., J.H. Cheng, W.B. Bao, B.C. Li and D.M. Mekki et al., 2007. Genetic differentiation and phylogeny relationships of functional ApoVLDL-II gene in Red Jungle fowl and domestic chicken populations. Pak. J. Bio. Sci., 10: 2454-2459.
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  32. Musa, H.H., G.H. Chen, W.B. Bao, J.H. Cheng and D.M. Mekki, 2007. Association of SNPs in intron 8 of avian lipoprotein lipase gene with cholesterol, triglyceride and lipoprotein concentrations. J. Applied Anim. Res., 32: 155-159.
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  33. Yang, Y., D.M. Mekki, S.J. Lv, L.Y. Wang, J.H. Yu and J.Y. Wang, 2006. Analysis of fitting growth models in jinghai mixed-sex yellow chicken. Int. J. Poult. Sci., 5: 517-521.
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  34. Ya-Bo, Y., W. Jin-Yu, D.M. Mekki, T. Qing-Ping and L. Hui-Fang et al., 2006. Evaluation of genetic diversity and genetic distance between twelve Chinese indigenous chicken breeds based on microsatellite markers. Int. J. Poult. Sci., 5: 550-556.
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  35. Musa, H.H., G.H. Chen, Wang K.H., Li, B. C., D.M. Mekki, J.T. Shu and H.P. Ju, 2006. Relation between serum cholesterol level, lipoprotein concentration and carcass characteristics in genetically lean and fat chicken breeds. J. Biol. Sci., 6: 616-620.
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  36. Musa, H.H., G.H. Chen, J.H. Cheng, B.C. Li and D.M. Mekki et al., 2006. Study on carcass characteristics of chicken breeds raised under the intensive condition. Int. J. Poult. Sci., 5: 530-533.
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  37. Musa, H.H., G.H. Chen, D.M. Mekki, W.B. Bao and M.Q. Wang, 2006. PCR-RFLP analysis of APO VLDL-11 gene in chicken and its relation with meat quality. Indian Vet. J., 84: 496-499.
  38. Musa, H.H., G.H. Chen, D.M. Mekki, S.H. Xu and J. Huang, 2006. Comparative study of lipoprotein metabolism in chicken, turkey and quail. J. Food Technol., 4: 122-127.
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  39. Mekki, D.M., L.Y. Bian, J.Y. Wang, Y. Yang, Y.B. Yu and H.H. Musa, 2006. Avian E2A expression level variation associated with phenotypic variation of two Chinese indigenous duck breeds (Anas platyrhynchos). Int. J. Poult. Sci., 5: 1023-1028.
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  40. Mekki, D.M., G.J. Dai, J.H. Yu, J.Y. Wang and K.Z. Xieet al., 2006. Canonical correlation analysis of body weight, body measurement and carcass characteristics of jinghai yellow chicken. J. Anim. Vet. Adv., 5: 980-984.
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  41. Mekki, D.M., B. Liang-yong, W. Jin-yu, Y. Yan, L. lin-chuan, Y. Yabo and H.H. Musa, 2006. Differential expression levels assessment of avian E2A gene in two Chinese indigenous duck breeds (Anas platyrhynchos) by semi-quantitative RT-PCR. Int. J. Poult. Sci., 5: 895-899.
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  42. Olowofeso, O., J.Y. Wang, G.J. Dai, Y. Yang, D.M. Mekki and H.H. Musa, 2005. Measurement of genetic parameters within and between haimen chicken populations using microsatellite markers. Int. J. Poult. Sci., 4: 143-148.
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  43. Musa, H.H., A.H. Suliman, F.M. Elamin, G.H. Chen, D.M. Mekki and B.C. Li, 2005. Evaluation of west African sheep under two production systems. J. Anim. Vet. Adv., 4: 971-975.
  44. Musa, H.H., A.H. Suleiman, T.P. Lanyasunya, O. Olowofeso and D.M. Mekki, 2005. Feeding practices, growth rate and management of ostrich chicks in Sudan. Pak. J. Nutr., 4: 154-157.
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  45. Mohammed, M.D., Y.I. Abdalsalam, A.R.M. Kheir, W. Jin-Yu and M.H. Hussein, 2005. Growth performance of indigenous x exotic crosses of chicken and evaluation of general and specific combining ability under Sudan condition. Int. J. Poult. Sci., 4: 468-471.
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  46. Mohammed, M.D., Y.I. Abdalsalam, A.M. Kheir, W. Jin-Yu and M.H. Hussein, 2005. Comparison of the egg characteristics of different sudanese indigenous chicken types. Int. J. Poult. Sci., 4: 455-457.
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  47. Lanyasunya, T.P., H.H. Musa, Z.P. Yang, D.M. Mekki and E.A. Mukisira, 2005. Effects of poor nutrition on reproduction of dairy stock on smallholder farms in the tropics. Pak. J. Nutr., 4: 117-122.
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