Dr. Sayed S. Sohrab
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Dr. Sayed S. Sohrab

Assistant Professor
King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Biosciences from Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi, India

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Area of Interest:

Biomedical Sciences
100%
Dengue Virus
62%
Begomoviruses
90%
Sequencing
75%
Neurology
55%

Research Publications in Numbers

Books
0
Chapters
0
Articles
101
Abstracts
4

Selected Publications

  1. Sohrab, S.S., M.A. Kamal, A. Husen, A. Ilah, P.S. Bhattacharya and D. Rana, 2016. Development of transgenic cotton by using βC1 gene for cotton leaf curl virus resistance. Saudi J. Biol. Sci., 23: 358-362.
  2. Sohrab, S.S., M. Yasir, S.A. El-Kafrawy, H.S. Al-Zahrani, M.A.A. Mousa and A.A. Bakhashwain, 2016. Phylogenetic relationships, recombination analysis and genetic variability of tomato yellow leaf curl virus infecting tomato in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Plant Omics, 9: 90-98.
  3. Sohrab, S.S., M. Yasir, S.A. El-Kafrawy, A.T. Abbas, M.A.A. Mousa and A.A. Bakhashwain, 2016. Association of tomato leaf curl Sudan virus with leaf curl disease of tomato in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Virus Dis., 27: 145-153.
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  4. Sohrab, S.S., 2016. The role of corchorus in spreading of tomato yellow leaf curl virus on tomato in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. VirusDisease, 27: 19-26.
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  5. Sohrab, S.S., 2016. First report of Tomato leaf curl patna virus infecting Cassia tora in India. Plant Dis., Vol. 100. 10.1094/PDIS-01-16-0077-PDN.
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  6. El-Kafrawy, S.A., S.S. Sohrab, S.A. Ela, A.M.M. Abd-Alla and R.S.A. Farraj et al., 2016. Multiple introductions of dengue 2 virus strains into Saudi Arabia from 1992 to 2014. Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis., 16: 391-399.
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  7. Sohrab, S.S., P.S. Bhattacharya, D. Rana, M.A. Kamal and M.K. Pande, 2015. Development of interspecific Solanum lycopersicum and screening for Tospovirus resistance. Saudi J. Biol. Sci., 22: 730-738.
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  8. Sohrab, S.S., M. Yasir, S.A. El-Kafrawy, Z. Mirza, H.S.M. AlZahrani, P. Bhattacharya and D. Rana, 2015. Recombination analysis and in silico structural characterization of βC1 protein gene from Okra leaf curl betasatellite. Plant Omics J., 38: 565-571.
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  9. Nedjadi, T., S.A. El-Kafrawy, S.S. Sohrab, P. Despres, G. Damanhouri and E. Azhar, 2015. Tackling dengue fever: Current status and challenges. Virol. J. 10.1186/s12985-015-0444-8.
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  10. Husen, A., M. Iqbal S.N. Siddiqui, S.S. Sohrab and G. Masresha, 2015. Effect of indole-3-butyric acid on clonal propagation of mulberry (Morus alba L.) stem cuttings: Rooting and associated biochemical changes. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. India Sect. B: Biol. Sci. 10.1007/s40011-015-0597-7.
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  11. El-Aidy, W.K., A.A. Ebeid, A.E.R.M. Sallam, I.E. Muhammad, A.T. Abbas, M.A. Kamal and S.S. Sohrab, 2015. Evaluation of propolis, honey and royal jelly in amelioration of peripheral blood leukocytes and lung inflammation in mouse conalbumin-induced asthma model. Saudi J. Biol. Sci., 22: 780-788.
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  12. Azhar, E.I., A.M. Hashem, S.A. El-Kafrawy, S. Abol-Ela and A.M.M. Abd-Alla et al., 2015. Complete genome sequencing and phylogenetic analysis of dengue type 1 virus isolated from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Virol. J. 10.1186/s12985-014-0235-7.
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  13. Uthman, N.A., S.S. Sohrab, I.H. Kamal, S.A. Farraj and B.E. Masri et al., 2014. Genetic diversity of the pandemic influenza A (H1N1) virus in Saudi Arabia. J. Infect. Dev. Countries, 8: 1563-1573.
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  14. Sohrab, S.S., S. Karim, M.A. Kamal, M. Abuzenadah, A.G. Chaudhary, M.H. Al-Qahtani and Z. Mirza, 2014. Bacteriophage-a common divergent therapeutic approach for alzheimer's disease and type II diabetes mellitus. CNS Neurol. Disorders-Drug Targets, 13: 491-500.
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  15. Sohrab, S.S., E.I. Azhar, M.A. Kamal, P.S. Bhattacharya and D. Rana, 2014. Genetic variability of cotton leaf curl betasatellite in Northern India. Saudi J. Biol. Sci., 21: 626-631.
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  16. Sohrab, S.S., D. Rana, G. Krishna, P.S. Reddy and P.S. Bhattacharya, 2014. Association of Begomovirus with okra (Abelmoschus esculentus L.) leaf curl virus disease in southern India. Scholarena J. Biotechnol. .
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  17. Madani, T.A., E.I. Azhar, E.T. Abuelzein, M. Kao and H.M. Al-Bar et al., 2014. Complete genome sequencing and genetic characterization of alkhumra hemorrhagic fever virus isolated from Najran, Saudi Arabia. Intervirology, 57: 300-310.
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  18. Karim, S., Z. Mirza, S.A. Ansari, M. Rasool and Z. Iqbal et al., 2014. Transcriptomics study of neurodegenerative disease: Emphasis on synaptic dysfunction mechanism in Alzheimer's disease. CNS Neurol. Disorders-Drug Targets, 13: 1202-1212.
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  19. Karim, S., Z. Mirza, M.A. Kamal, A.M. Abuzenadah and E.I. Azhar et al., 2014. Role of viruses in neurodegenerative and neurobehavioral diseases. CNS Neurol. Disorders-Drug Targets, 13: 1213-1223.
  20. Karim, S., Z. Mirza M.A. Kamal, A.M. Abuzenadah, E.I. Azhar, M.H. Al-Qahtani and S.S. Sohrab, 2014. An association of virus infection with type 2 diabetes and Alzheimer's disease. CNS Neurol. Disorders-Drug Targets, 13: 429-439.
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  21. Bibi, F., M. Yasir, S.S. Sohrab, E.I. Azhar and M.H. Al-Qahtani et al., 2014. Link between chronic bacterial inflammation and Alzheimer disease. CNS Neurol. Disorders Drug Targets, 13: 1140-1147.
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  22. Azhar, E.I., A.M. Hashem, S.A. El-Kafrawy, S.S. Sohrab and A.S. Aburizaiza et al., 2014. Detection of the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus genome in an air sample originating from a camel barn owned by an infected patient. MBio, Vol. 5. 10.1128/mBio.01450-14.
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  23. Turki, R., K. Sait, N. Anfinan, S.S. Sohrab and A.M. Abuzenadah, 2013. Prevalence of human papillomavirus in women from Saudi Arabia. Asian Pac. J. Cancer Prev., 14: 3177-3181.
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  24. Sohrab, S.S., Z. Mirza, S. Karim, D. Rana, A.M. Abuzenadah, A.G. Chaudhary and P.S. Bhattacharya, 2013. Detection of begomovirus associated with okra leaf curl disease. Arch. Phytopathol. Plant Protect., 46: 1047-1053.
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  25. Sohrab, S.S., S. Karim, A. Varma, E.I. Azhar, B. Mandal, A.M. Abuzenadah and G.A. Chaudhary, 2013. Factors affecting sap transmission of tomato leaf curl New Delhi begomovirus infecting sponge gourd in India. Phytoparasitica, 41: 591-592.
  26. Sohrab, S.S., S. Karim, A. Varma, A.M. Abuzenadah, A.G. Chaudhary, G.A. Damanhouri and B. Mandal, 2013. Characterization of Tomato leaf curl New Delhi virus infecting cucurbits: Evidence for sap transmission in a host specific manner. Afr. J. Biotechnol., 12: 5000-5009.
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  27. Sohrab, S.S., S. Karim, A. Varma, A.M. Abuzenadah, A.G. Chaudhary and B. Mandal, 2013. Role of sponge gourd in apical leaf curl disease of potato in Northern India. Phytoparasitica, 41: 403-410.
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  28. Krishna, G., P.S. Reddy, P.W. Ramteke, P. Rambabu, S.S. Sohrab, D. Rana and P. Bhattacharya, 2011. In vitro regeneration through organogenesis and somatic embryogenesis in pigeon pea [Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.] cv. JKR105. Physiol. Mol. Biol. Plants, 17: 375-385.
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  29. Sohrab, S.S., B. Mandal, A. Ali and A. Varma, 2010. Chlorotic curly stunt: A severe begomovirus disease of bottle gourd in Northern India. Indian J. Virol., 21: 56-63.
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  30. Shardiwal, R.K. and S.S. Sayed, 2009. A More elaborative way to check codon quality: An open source program. EMBnet. News, 15: 18-21.
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  31. Sohrab, S.S., B. Mandal, A. Ali and A. Varma, 2006. Molecular diagnosis of emerging begomovirus diseases in cucurbits occurring in northern India. Indian J. Virol., 17: 88-95.
  32. Mandal, B., S. Mandal, S.S. Sohrab, K.B. Pun and A. Varma, 2004. A new yellow mosaic disease of chayote in India. Plant Pathol., 53: 797-797.
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  33. Sohrab, S.S., B. Mandal, R.P. Pant and A. Varma, 2003. First report of association of Tomato leaf curl virus-New Delhi with yellow mosaic disease of Luffa cylindrica in India. Plant Dis., 87: 1148-1148.
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  34. Khan, J.A., S.S. Sohrab and R.K. Aminuddin, 2002. Detection of a begomovirus affecting guar [Cyamopsis tetrago-noloba (L.) Taub.] in Indian. J. Plant Dis. Protect., 109: 68-73.
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