Dr. Mohammed  Kuddus

Dr. Mohammed Kuddus

Professor and Head
University of Hail, Saudi Arabia


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Biotechnology from SHIATS University, India

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Biography

Dr Mohammed Kuddus at present working as a Professor at University of Hail, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He completed his PhD in Biotechnology in 2007. Dr. Kudduss main research area includes biochemistry, enzymology, microbial enzymes and protein biotechnology. He has published more than 65 research articles in the national/international journals of repute along with 6 books and 20 books/book chapters. He also worked as organizing member for various international conference/symposia. Also, he has supervised 6 PhD and 12 MSc students for their thesis/dissertation. He is serving as an Editor/Editorial Board Member of various international journals as well as reviewers for more than 35 peer reviewed international journals. He has been awarded Young Scientist Projects from International Foundation for Science, Sweden, and Department of Science and Technology, India; and IBRO fellowship. He is a lifetime member of various national and international scientific and professional organizations.

Area of Interest:

Biomedical Sciences
100%
Biochemistry
62%
Biotechnology
90%
Enzymology
75%
Protein Biochemistry
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Roohi, M.R. Zaheer and M. Kuddus, 2017. Potential of Food Bioengineering: From Fundamentals to Recent Developments. In: Handbook of Food Bioengineering, Volume 19, Grumezescu, A.M. and A.M. Holban (Eds.). Elsevier, New York, USA.
  2. Fareed, M., C.N. Kesavachandran, V. Bihari, R. Kamal and M. Kuddus, 2017. Oxidative stress and cholinesterase depression among farm workers occupationally exposed to pesticides in India. J. Environ. Biol., 38: 305-311.
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  3. Saima and M. Kuddus, 2016. Novel antifungal chitinase from Aeromonas hydrophila HS4J. Int. J. Chem. Biol. Sci., 2: 6-9.
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  4. Parveen, K., W.A. Siddiqui, M.A. Kausar, M. Kuddus, S.M.A. Shahid and J.M. Arif, 2016. Diabetic nephropathy-a major macrovascular complication. Int. J. Pharmaceut. Res. Allied Sci., 5: 132-158.
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  5. Kuddus, M., S.M.A. Shahid, M.A. Kausar, F.S.M. Alzayed, H.F. Aldhamadi and O.S. Aljameel, 2016. Microbial analysis of vegetable salad served in restaurants of Hail city, Saudi Arabia. Biochem. Cell. Arch., 17: 153-158.
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  6. Kuddus, M., N.O.M. Alhazmi, M.R.M. Alshammari, R.H.R. Alshortan and A.F. Alhaysuni et al., 2016. Glycated hemoglobin as a risk factor. Int. J. Med. Sci. Clin. Invention, 3: 1849-1852.
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  7. Kuddus, M., N.O.M. Alhazmi, M.R.M. Alshammari, R.H.R. Alshortan and A.F. Alhaysuni et al., 2016. Correlation of minerals and glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) in renal dialysis patients of Hail, Saudi Arabia. Int. J. Pharmaceut. Res. Allied Sci., 5: 297-306.
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  8. Kuddus, M., J.M. Arif, G. Yunus and Q.M.S. Jamal, 2016. Theoretical and in silico analysis of molecular interaction of anti-trypanosomal drug Berenil and its analog with calf thymus DNA. Biochem. Cell. Arch., 16: 45-52.
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  9. Kuddus, M., J.M. Arif, A. Ali, M.A. Kausar, S.M.A. Shahid, K. Parveen and W.A. Siddiqui, 2016. Chemical fingerprinting of bioactive compounds of Carica papaya Linn (Indian variety) seed oil. Biochem. Cell. Arch., 16: 9-20.
  10. Kuddus, M. and Saima, 2016. Microbial Chitinase: Production and Potential Applications. In: The Hand Book of Microbial Bioresources, Gupta, V.K., G.D. Sharma, M.G. Tuohy and R. Gaur (Eds.). CAB International, UK., ISBN: 9781780645216, pp: 331-360.
  11. Joseph, B., P.W. Ramteke and M. Kuddus, 2016. Role of Cold-Active Lipases in Bioremediation. In: Biotechnology: Trends and Applications, Singh, R. (Ed.). Studium Press LLC, USA.
  12. Suhasini, S. and R.M. Kuddus, 2015. Vitamin D and disease prevention. J. Nurs. Health Sci., 1: 76-79.
  13. Kuddus, M., P. Singh, G. Thomas and A. Ali, 2015. Production of C-Phycocyanin and its Potential Applications. In: Biotechnology of Bioactive Compounds: Sources and Applications, Gupta, V.K., M.G. Tuohy, A. O'Donovan and M. Lohani (Eds.). John Wiley and Sons, New York, USA., ISBN-13: 9781118733493, pp: 283-299.
  14. Kuddus, M., 2015. Statistical optimization of cold-active chitinase production by mutagenized cells of multi-enzyme producing Bacillus cereus GA6. Rendiconti Lincei, 26: 271-280.
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  15. Kuddus, M., 2015. Cold-active microbial enzymes. Biochem. Physiol. .
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  16. Roohi, M.K., 2014. Bio-statistical approach for optimization of cold-active α-amylase production by novel psychrotolerant M. Foliorum GA2 in solid state fermentation. Biocataly. Agric. Biotechnol., 3: 175-181.
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  17. Kuddus, M., 2014. Vitamin D deficiency and renal failure diseases in Saudi Arabia: A comprehensive review. World J. Pharm. Pharmaceut. Sci., 3: 1204-1221.
  18. Kuddus, M., 2014. Potential of microbial chitinases in agriculture: New advancement. Int. J. Applied Microbiol. Sci., 3: 1-9.
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  19. Kuddus, M., 2014. Potential applications of microbial chitinase: Recent development. Biochem. Cell. Arch., 14: 1-7.
  20. Joseph, B., M. Kuddus and P.W. Ramteke, 2014. Extracellular alkaline thermostable laccase from Micrococcus species: Partial purification and characterization. Curr. Biotechnol., 2: 145-151.
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  21. Saima, M. Kuddus, Roohi and I.Z. Ahmad, 2013. Isolation of novel chitinolytic bacteria and production optimization of extracellular chitinase. J. Genet. Eng. Biotechnol., 11: 39-46.
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  22. Roohi, R., M. Kuddus and S. Saima, 2013. Cold-active detergent-stable extracellular α-amylase from Bacillus cereus GA6: Biochemical characteristics and its perspectives in laundry detergent formulation. J. Biochem. Technol., 4: 636-644.
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  23. Pathak, M.K., M. Fareed, A.K. Srivastava, B.S. Pangtey, V. Bihari, M. Kuddus and C. Kesavachandran, 2013. Seasonal variations in cholinesterase activity, nerve conduction velocity and lung function among sprayers exposed to mixture of pesticides. Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res., 20: 7296-7300.
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  24. Kumar, V., V.K. Tripathi, A.K. Singh, M. Lohani and M. Kuddus, 2013. Trans-resveratrol restores the damages induced by organophosphate pesticide-monocrotophos in neuronal cells. Toxicol. Int., 20: 48-55.
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  25. Kumar, V., A.K. Gupta, V.K. Tripathi, S. Jahan, M. Kuddus and A.B. Pant, 2013. Monocrotophos induces apoptosis/neuronal injury in primary cultures of rat neuronal stem cells by targeting trk-a pathways. J. Neurochem., 125: 246-247.
  26. Kuddus, M., P. Singh, G. Thomas and A. Al-Hazimi, 2013. Recent developments in production and biotechnological applications of C-phycocyanin. BioMed Res. Int. 10.1155/2013/742859.
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  27. Kuddus, M., I.A.M. Ginawi and A. Al-Hazimi, 2013. Cannabis sativa: An ancient wild edible plant of India. Emirates J. Food Agric., 25: 736-745.
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  28. Kuddus, M., B. Joseph and P.W. Ramteke, 2013. Production of laccase from newly isolated Pseudomonas putida and its application in bioremediation of synthetic dyes and industrial effluents. Biocatal. Agric. Biotechnol., 2: 333-338.
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  29. Kuddus, M. and A. Ali, 2013. Microbial Cold-Active Proteases: Fundamental Aspects and their Biotechnological Potential. In: Applications of Microbial Genes in Enzyme Technology, Gupta, V.K., M.G. Tuohy, S. Gauri and G.D. Sharma (Eds.). Nova Science Publishers, New York, USA., ISBN-13: 9781624178085, pp: 287-312.
  30. Yunus, G., S. Srivastava, M. Kuddus and V.D. Gupta, 2012. Drug-DNA interaction: A theoretical study on the binding of thionine with DNAs of varying base composition. Curr. Applied Phys., 13: 322-326.
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  31. Kuddus, M., Roohi, Saima and I.Z. Ahmad, 2012. Cold-active extracellular α-amylase production from novel bacteria Microbacterium foliorum GA2 and Bacillus cereus GA6 isolated from Gangotri glacier, Western Himalaya. J. Gen. Eng. Biotechnol., 10: 151-159.
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  32. Kuddus, M., Roohi, J.M. Arif and P.W. Ramteke, 2012. Structural adaptation and biocatalytic prospective of microbial cold-active α-amylase. Afr. J. Microbiol. Res., 62: 206-213.
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  33. Kuddus, M. and P.W. Ramteke, 2012. Recent developments in production and biotechnological applications of cold-active microbial proteases. Crit. Rev. Microbiol., 38: 330-338.
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  34. Fareed, M., C.N. Kesavachandran, M.K. Pathak, V. Bihari, M. Kuddus and A.K. Srivastava, 2012. Visual disturbances with cholinesterase depletion due to exposure of agricultural pesticides among farm workers. Toxicol. Environ. Chem., 94: 1601-1609.
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  35. Singh, P., M. Kuddus and G. Thomas, 2011. Isolation and binding affinity of C-phycocyanin to blood cells and genomic DNA as well as its diagnostic applications. E3 J. Biotechnol. Pharmaceut. Res., 2: 1-8.
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  36. Roohi, K.M., I.Z. Ahmad and J.M. Arif, 2011. Production of coldactive extracellular α-amylase by newly isolated Microbacterium foliorum GA2 from gangotri glacier, Western Himalaya, India. Asian. J. Biotechnol., 3: 449-459.
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  37. Pathak, M.K., M. Fareed, V. Bihari, N. Mathur, A.K. Srivastava, M. Kuddus and K.C. Nair, 2011. Cholinesterase levels and morbidity in pesticide sprayers in North India. Occup. Med., 61: 512-514.
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  38. Pathak, M.K., M. Fareed, V. Bihari, M.M.K. Reddy and D.K. Patel et al., 2011. Nerve conduction studies in sprayers occupationally exposed to mixture of pesticides in a mango plantation at Lucknow, North India. Toxicol. Environ. Chem., 93: 188-196.
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  39. Kuddus, M., Roohi, J.M. Arif and P.W. Ramteke, 2011. An overview of cold-active microbial α-amylase: Adaptation strategies and biotechnological potentials. Biotechnology, 10: 246-258.
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  40. Kuddus, M., R. Kumari and P.W. Ramteke, 2011. Studies on air pollution tolerance of selected plants in Allahabad city, India. J. Environ. Res. Manage., 2: 42-46.
  41. Kuddus, M. and P.W. Ramteke, 2011. Production optimization of an extracellular cold-active alkaline protease from Stenotrophomonas maltophilia MTCC 7528 and its application in detergent industry. Afr. J. Microbiol. Res., 5: 809-816.
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  42. Singh, P., M. Kuddus and G. Thomas, 2010. An efficient method for extraction of C-phycocyanin from Spirulina sp. and its binding affinity to blood cells, nuclei and genomic DNA. Int. Res. J. Biotechnol., 1: 80-85.
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  43. Kuddus, M. and Roohi, 2010. Microbial Cold-Active α-Amylases: From Fundamentals to Recent Developments. In: Current Research, Technology and Education Topics in Applied Microbiology and Microbial Biotechnology, Vilas, M.A. (Ed.). Vol. 2, Formatex Research Center, Spain, pp: 1265-1276.
  44. Fareed, M., M.K. Pathak, V. Bihari, M.M.K. Reddy and D.K. Patel et al., 2010. Hematological and biochemical alterations in sprayers occupationally exposed to mixture of pesticides at a mango plantation in Lucknow, India. Toxicol. Environ. Chem., 92: 1919-1928.
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  45. Kuddus, M. and P.W. Ramteke, 2009. Cold-active extracellular alkaline protease from an alkaliphilic Stenotrophomonas maltophilia: Production of enzyme and its industrial applications. Can. J. Microbiol., 55: 1294-1301.
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  46. Kuddus, M. and P.W. Ramteke, 2009. Binding affinity of allophycocyanin to blood cells and nuclei. Sci. Res. Essay, 4: 1132-1135.
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  47. Kuddus, M. and P.W. Ramteke, 2008. Purification and properties of coldactive metalloprotease from Curtobacterium luteum and effect of culture conditions on production. Chin. J. Biotechnol., 24: 2074-2080.
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  48. Kuddus, M. and P.W. Ramteke, 2008. A cold-active extracellular metalloprotease from Curtobacterium luteum (MTCC 7529): Enzyme production and characterization. J. Gen. Applied Microbiol., 54: 385-392.
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  49. Kuddus, M. and P.W. Ramteke, 2007. Microbial Flora of Gut of Antarctic Skua. Proc. National Acad. Sci. India, 77: 84-87.
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  50. Ramteke, P.W., B. Joseph and M. Kuddus, 2005. Extracellular lipases from Anaerobic microorganisms of Antarctic. Indian J. Biotechnol., 4: 293-294.
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  51. Kuddus, M., P.W. Ramteke and R. Mishra, 2005. Isolation and partial characterization of protease producing bacteria from food samples. FEBS J., 272: 89-89.
  52. Kuddus, M. and P.W. Ramteke, 2004. Studies on natural stain allophycocyanin for staining of human genomic DNA. National Acad. Sci. Lett., 27: 395-398.