Prof. Dr. Akbar  Masood

Prof. Dr. Akbar Masood

Head of Academic Department/Faculty
Kashmir University, India


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Kashmir University, India

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Biography

Dr. Akbar Masood is currently working as Dean at Faculty of Biological Sciences, Kashmir University, India. He obtained his PhD in Biomedical Science from same University. His main area of expertise includes Cancer Biology, Environmental Biology, Plant Biochemistry, Toxicology, and Medicinal Plants. He has published more than 21 articles in journals contributed as author/co-author.

Area of Interest:

Biomedical Sciences
100%
Environmental Chemistry
62%
Enzymology
90%
Toxicology
75%
Medicinal Plants
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Zargar, S., S.A. Ganie, A. Masood and M.A. Zargar, 2015. Anti-inflammatory effect of lycopene rich paste extract in the presence of NSAID on carrageenan induced paw oedema. Asian J. Plant Sci. Res., 5: 1-9.
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  2. Nisar, A., N. Akhter, G. Singh, A. Masood, A. Malik, B. Banday and M.A. Zargar, 2015. Modulation of T-helper cytokines and inflammatory mediators by Atropa accuminata. Royle in adjuvant induced arthritic tissues. J. Ethnopharmacol., 162: 215-224.
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  3. Ghazanfar, K., S.A. Dar, T. Nazir, I. Ara, A. Masood and S. Akbar, 2015. Safety evaluation of polyherbal Unani formulation-Deedan in Wistar rats. J. Appl. Pharmaceut. Sci., 5: 89-93.
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  4. Ganie, S.A., T.A. Dar, S. Zargar, A.H. Bhat, K.B. Dar, A. Masood and M.A. Zargar, 2015. Crataegus songarica methanolic extract accelerates enzymatic status in kidney and heart tissue damage in albino rats and its in vitro cytotoxic activity. Pharm. Biol., 10.3109/13880209.2015.1066398.
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  5. Ganie, S.A., T.A. Dar, A.H. Bhat, K.B. Dar, S. Anees, M.A. Zargar and A. Masood, 2015. Melatonin: A Potential Anti-Oxidant Therapeutic Agent for Mitochondrial Dysfunctions and Related Disorders. Rejuvenation Res., 10.1089/rej.2015.1704.
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  6. Dar, S.A., K. Ghazanfar, S. Akbar, A. Masood, T. Nazir, K.M. Siddiqui and P. Kumar, 2015. Acute and Sub-acute oral toxicity studies of Deedan-A Unani drug in Albino rats. J. Appl. Pharm. Sci., 5: 107-114.
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  7. Bhat, G.A., F. Mir, A.S. Shawl, B.A. Ganai, A.N. Kamili, A. Masood and M.A. Tantry, 2015. Crocetenone, a new rotenoid with an unusual trans-fused ring system from Iris crocea. Nat. Prod. Commun., 10: 503-504.
  8. Bhat, G., A. Bhat, W. Aadil, A. Muzamil, S. Jeelani, A. Masood and B.A. Ganai, 2015. Sequence Variation in Promoter Region of Irf-4 Gene and the Risk of CML in the Kashmiri Population. J. Cancer Res. Mol. Med., 1: 102-106.
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  9. Bhat, A.H., Dar, K.B., S. Anees, M.A. Zargar, A. Masood, M.A. Sofi and S.A. Ganie, 2015. Oxidative stress, mitochondrial dysfunction and neurodegenerative diseases; a mechanistic insight. Biomed. Pharmacother., 74: 101-110.
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  10. Asiaf, A., S.T. Ahmad, A.A. Malik, S.A. Aziz, Z. Rasool, A. Masood and M.A. Zargar, 2015. Protein expression and methylation of MGMT, a DNA repair gene and their correlation with clinicopathological parameters in invasive ductal carcinoma of the breast. Tumor Biol., 36: 6485-6496.
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  11. Ashaq, I., A. Shajrul, M. Akbar and F. Rashid, 2015. Protein Misfolding Diseases: In Perspective of Gain and Loss of Function. In: Proteostasis and Chaperone Surveillance. Singh, L.R. et al (Eds.). Springer India, India, ISBN: 978-81-322-2466-2, pp 105-118.
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  12. Rafiq, S., S. Qadir, I.H. Wani, S.A. Ganie, A. Masood and R. Hamid, 2014. Purification and partial characterization of a Fructose-binding lectin from the leaves of Euphorbia helioscopia. Pak. J. Pharm. Sci., 27: 1805-1810.
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  13. Khan, M., K. Ghazanfar, B.A. Ganai, S. Akbar. A. Malik and A. Masood, 2014. Scientific validation of gentiana kurroo royle for anti-inflammatory and immuno-modulatory potential. ISRN Inflammation, 10.1155/2014/701765.
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  14. Ganie, S.A., T.A. Dar, R. Hamid, O. Zargar and S.U. Abeer et al., 2014. In Vitro Antioxidant and Cytotoxic Activities of Arnebia benthamii (Wall ex. G. Don): A Critically Endangered Medicinal Plant of Kashmir Valley. Oxid. Med. Cell. Longevity, 10.1155/2014/792574.
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  15. Ganie, S.A., T.A. Dar, B. Zargar, R. Hamid and O. Zargar et al., 2014. Antioxidant and Hepatoprotective Effects of Crataegus songarica Methanol Extract. J. Environ. Pathol. Toxicol. Oncol., 33: 131-143.
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  16. Bhat, G.A., I.A. Shah, M.A. Makhdoomi, B. Iqbal and R. Rafiq et al., 2014. CYP1A1 and CYP2E1 genotypes and risk of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma in a high-incidence region, Kashmir. Tumor Biol., 35: 5323-5330.
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  17. Asiaf, A., S.T. Ahmad, S.A. Aziz, A.A. Malik and Z. Rasool et al., 2014. Loss of Expression and Aberrant Methylation of the CDH1 (E-cadherin) Gene in Breast Cancer Patients from Kashmir. Asian Pac. J. Cancer Prev., 15: 6397-6403.
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  18. Wani, H.A., A.A. Bhat, A.A. Mattoo, H. Khan and S. Amin et al., 2013. Distribution of P16 Promoter Hypermethylation in Male/Female Colorectal Cancer Patients of Kashmir Valley. Int. J. Eng. Sci. Inventions, 2: 11-17.
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  19. Rasool, R., B.A. Ganai, S. Akbar, A.N. Kamili, M.Y. Dara and A. Masood, 2013. Variation in bioactive principles of Artemisia amygdalina Decne. in wild and tissue culture regenerants. Pak. J. Pharm. Sci., 26: 623-628.
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  20. Rasool, R., B.A. Ganai, S. Akbar, A.N. Kamili and A. Masood, 2013. Synergistic effect of aurxins and cytokinins on propagation of artemisia amygdalina (asteraceae) , a critically endangered plant of kashmir. Pak. J. Bot., 45: 629-634.
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  21. Rakashanda, S., S. Mubashir, Y. Qurishi, A. Hamid, A. Masood and S. Amin, 2013. Trypsin inhibitors from Lavatera cashmeriana Camb. seeds: Isolation, characterization and in-vitro cytoxicity activity. Int. J. Pharm. Sci. Invent., 2: 55-65.
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  22. Rakashanda, S., A.K. Qazi, R. Majeed, S. Rafiq and I.M. Dar et al., 2013. Antiproliferative activity of Lavatera cashmeriana-protease inhibitors towards human cancer cells. Asian Pac. J. Cancer Prev., 14: 3975-3978.
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  23. Rafiq, S., R. Majeed, A.K. Qazi, B.A. Ganai and I. Wani et al., 2013. Isolation and antiproliferative activity of Lotus corniculatus lectin towards human tumour cell lines. Phytomed., 21: 30-38.
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  24. Qadir, S., I.H. Wani, S. Rafiq, S.A. Ganie, A. Masood and R. Hamid, 2013. Evaluation of antimicrobial activity of a lectin isolated and purified from Indigofera heterantha. Adv. Biosci. Biotechnol., 4: 999-1006.
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  25. Mubashir, K., B.A. Ganai, K. Ghazanfar, S. Akbar, H. Malik and A. Masood, 2013. Evaluation of artimesia amygdalina d for anti-inflammatory and immunomodulatory potential. ISRN Inflammation, 10.1155/2013/483646.
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  26. Matoo, A.A., H. Khan, H.A. Wani, A.A. Bhat and M. Habib et al., 2013. RAS Association Domain Isoform A Gene (RASSF1A) Hypermethylation in Ovarian Cancer Patients of Kashmir Valley. J. Pioneering Med. Sci., 3: 87-91.
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  27. Khan, M., S. Ganie, I. Wani, B. Ganai and A. Malik et al., 2013. Antimicrobial Potentiality of Elsholtzia densa against Pathogenic Bacterial and Fungal Strains. J. Pure Appl. Microbiol., 7: 1019-1026.
  28. Khan, M., B.A. Ganai, A.N. Kamili and M. Akbar, 2013. Inter-simple Sequence Repeat (ISSR) Analysis of Somaclonal Variation in Artemisia amygdalina Decne. plantlets Regenerated from nodal explants. J. New Biol. Rep., 2: 40-43.
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  29. Hamid, R., A. Masood, I.H. Wani and S. Rafiq, 2013. Lectins: proteins with diverse applications. J. Appl. Pharm. Sci., 3: S93-S103.
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  30. Ganie, S.A., B.A. Zargar, A. Masood and M.A. Zargar, 2013. Hepatoprotective and Antioxidant Activity of Rhizome of Podophyllum hexandrum against Carbon Tetra Chloride Induced Hepatotoxicity in Rats. Biomed. Environ. Sci., 26: 209-221.
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  31. Farooq, R., S. Amin, H. Wani, A. Bhat and H. Bashir et al., 2013. CPG Methylation in Exon 1 of TCF4 Gene as an Early Biomarker of Gastric Cancer. Int. J. Pharm. Sci. Rev. Res., 20: 93-97.
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  32. Dar, N.A., I.A. Shah, G.A. Bhat, M.A. Makhdoomi and B. Iqbal et al., 2013. Socioeconomic status and esophageal squamous cell carcinoma risk in Kashmir, India. Cancer Sci., 104: 1231-1236.
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  33. Bhat, A.A., H.A. Wani, M.A. Beigh, S.A. Bhat, S. Jeelani, A. Massood and S. Majid, 2013. Epigenetic promoter methylation of hmlh1 gene in human gut malignancies: A comparative study. J. Invest. Biochem., 2: 101-108.
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  34. Wani, H.A., M.A. Beigh, S. Amin, A.A. Bhat and S. Bhat et al., 2012. Methylation profile of promoter region of p16 gene in colorectal cancer patients of Kashmir valley. J. Biol. Regul. Homeostatic Agents, 27: 297-307.
  35. Rather, M.A., B.A. Ganai, A.N. Kamili, M. Qayoom and S. Akbar et al., 2012. Comparative GC-FID and GC-MS analysis of the mono and sesquiterpene secondary metabolites produced by the field grown and micropropagated plants of Artemisia amygdalina decne. Acta Physiologiae Plant., 34: 885-890.
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  36. Rasool, S., B.A. Ganai, A.S. Sameer and A. Masood, 2012. Esophageal cancer: Associated factors with special reference to the Kashmir valley. Tumori, 98: 191-203.
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  37. Rasool, R., B.A. Ganai, S. Akbar, A.N. Kamili, M.Y. Dar and A. Masood, 2012. Anti-oxidant activities of extracts of the inflorescences and aerial parts of the herb, artemisia amygdalina decne. J. Hortic. Sci. Biotechnol., 87: 455-460.
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  38. Rakashanda, S., F. Rana, S. Rafiq, A. Masood and S. Amin, 2012. Role of proteases in cancer: A review. Biotechnol. Mol. Biol. Rev., 7: 90-101.
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  39. Nisar, A., T. Banday, A. Masood and M.A. Zargar, 2012. Amelioration of carbon tetrachloride induced hepatic damage by methanolic rhizome extract of Atropa accuminata in Wistar rat. J. Pharm. Res., 5: 4454-4460.
  40. Nazki, F.H., A. Masood, M.A. Banday, A. Bhat and B.A. Ganai, 2012. Thymidylate Synthase Enhancer Region Polymorphism not Related to Susceptibility to Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in the Kashmir Population. Genet. Mol. Res., 11: 906-917.
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  41. Mustafa, K.G., B.A. Ganai, S. Akbar, M.Y. Dar, A. Masood and M.A. Tantry, 2012. β-cell protective efficacy, hypoglycemic and hypolipidemic effects of extracts of Achillea millifolium in diabetic rats. Chin. J. Nat. Med., 10: 185-189.
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  42. Khan, T., F. Qazi, S. Rasool, S. Rashid, Q. Akhtar, A. Masood and B.A.Ganai, 2012. Genetic Variants at the Apo-A1 Gene in Association with Coronary Artery Disease. Int. J. Sci., Basic Appl. Res., 5: 33-42.
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  43. Khan, M., S.A. Ganie, I.H. Wani, B.A. Ganai and A. Masood et al., 2012. Free radical scavenging activity of Elsholtzia densa. J. Acupuncture Meridian Stud., 5: 104-111.
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  44. Hamid, R., M. Sakeena and A. Masood, 2012. Antibacterial and Antifungal Lectins from Leguminous Plants: A Lectin from Indigofera heterantha. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany, ISBN-10: 3846581569, pages: 140.
  45. Hamid, R., A. Masood and S. Rafiq, 2012. Antimicrobial Lectins from Euphorbiaceae: Biochemical Evaluation. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany, ISBN-10: 3848410737, pages: 108.
  46. Ganie, S.A., S. Amin, R. Hamid, A. Hamid and R. Majeed et al., 2012. Podophyllum Hexandrum Aqueous Extract As A Potential Free Radical Scavenger. Redox Rep., 17: 54-62.
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  47. Ganie, S.A., B.A. Zargar, A. Masood and M.A. Zargar, 2012. Effect of long dose exposure of Podophyllum hexandrum methanol extract on antioxidant defense system and body and organ weight changes of albino rats. Asian Pac. J. Trop. Biomed., 2: S1600-S1605.
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  48. Farrukh, R., M.A. Zargar, A. Akhtar, S.A. Tasduq and S. Surjeet et al., 2012. Antibacterial and Antifungal Activity of Thymus serpyllum. Bot. Res. Int., 5: 36-39.
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  49. Dar, N.A., G.A. Bhat, I.A. Shah, B. Iqbal and M.A. Kakhdoomi et al., 2012. Hookah smoking, nass chewing, and oesophageal squamous cell carcinoma in Kashmir, India. Br. J. Cancer, 107: 1618-1623.
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  50. Bhat, G., A. Bhat, A. Wani, N. Sadiq and S. Jeelani et al., 2012. Polymorphic Variation in Glutathione-S-transferase Genes and Risk of Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia in the Kashmiri Population. Asian Pac. J. Cancer Prev., 13: 69-73.
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  51. Bhat, A.A., H.A. Wani, H. Khan, A.A. Mattoo and A. Shah et al., 2012. Aberrant promoter region hypermethylation of hmlh1 Gene in Esophageal Cancer Patients of Kashmir valley. Int. J. Eng. Sci. Inventions, 1: 24-31.
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  52. Bashir, H., M.H. Bhat, R. Farooq, S. Majid and S. Shoib et al., 2012. Comparison of hematological parameters in untreated and treated subclinical hypothyroidism and primary hypothyroidism patients. Med. J. Islam Repub. Iran, 26: 172-178.
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  53. Akhter, Q., A. Masood, R. Ashraf, S. Majid and S. Rasool et al., 2012. Polymorphisms in the 3'UTR of the human leptin gene and their role in hypertension. Mol. Med. Rep., 5: 1058-1062.
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  54. Hamid, R., M. Sakeena and A. Masood, 2012. Antibacterial and Antifungal Lectins from Leguminous Plants: A Lectin from Indigofera Heterantha. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany, ISBN-13: 978-3846581568, Pages: 140.
  55. Wani, I.H., M.A.M. Sakeena, S. Rafiq, S.A. Ganie and M. Khan et al., 2011. Isolation and Partial Characterization of a Lectin from Prunella vulgaris and Evaluation of Its Potential Antimicrobial Activity. J. Pharm. Res., 4: 3531-3534.
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  56. Wani, B.A., D. Ramamoorthy, M.A. Rather, B.A. Ganai and A. Masood et al., 2011. Headspace Solid-Phase Microextraction (HS-SPME) Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometric (GC-MS) Analysis of the Volatile Aroma Components of Gentiana kurroo Royle. J. Pharm. Res., 4: 2943-2945.
  57. Rather, M.A., S.N. Sofi, B.A. Dar, B.A. Ganai, A. Masood, M.A. Qurishi and A.S. Shawl, 2011. Comparative GC-FID and GC-MS analysis of the leaf and stem essential oil constituents of Artemisia amygdalina decne from Kashmir. J. Pharm. Res., 4: 1637-1639.
  58. Rasool, S., B.A. Ganai, S.A. Kadla, A.G. Ahanger and F. Qazi et al., 2011. The ECRG1 290Arg/Gln polymorphism is related to risk of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma in Kashmir. Asian Pac. J. Cancer Prev., 12: 265-269.
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  59. Khan, T., B.A. Ganai, A. Masood, J. Samoon and S.R. Beigh et al., 2011. Relation between IRF-1 gene and Acute Myelocytic Leukemia in Kashmiri Population. Asian Pacific J. Cancer Prev., 12: 1035-1039.
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  60. Jehangir, A., A. Tanveer, A.R. Yousuf, A. Masood and A.H. Naqash, 2011. Geochemistry and Irrigation Quality of Groundwater along River Jhelum in South Kashmir, India. Recent Res. Sci. Technol., 3: 57-63.
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  61. Hamid, R., A. Masood and I.H. Wani, 2011. Antimicrobial Plant Lectins: A Biochemical Study. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany, ISBN-10: 3844328289, pages: 96.
  62. Ganie, S.A., E. Haq, A. Masood, A. Hamid and M.A. Zargar, 2011. Antioxidant and protective effect of ethyl acetate extract of Podophyllum hexandrum rhizome on carbon tetrachloride induced rat liver injury. Evid. Based Complement Altern. Med. 10.1155/2011/238020.
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  63. Ganie, S.A., E. Haq, A. Hamid, Y. Qurishi and Z. Mahmood et al., 2011. Carbon tetrachloride induced kidney and lung tissue damages and antioxidant activities of the aqueous rhizome extract of Podophyllum hexandrum. BMC Complement Altern. Med., Vol. 11, 10.1186/1472-6882-11-17.
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  64. Ganie, S.A., E. Haq, A. Hamid, A. Masood and M.A. Zargar, 2011. Long dose exposure of hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) in albino rats and effect of Podophyllum hexandrum on oxidative stress. Eur. Rev. Med. Phar., 15: 906-915.
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  65. Ganei, S.A., Masood, M.A. Zargar and E. Haq, 2011. DNA sugar damage induced by different oxidants and effect of aqueous and alcoholic extracts of Malva sylvestris. Adv. Plant Sci., 24: 417-419.
  66. Ganai, G.G., B.A. Ganai, M.A. Zargar, A. Masood and I.A. Nawchoo, 2011. Studies on Anti microbial, antifungal and anti oxidant activities of Sassurea costus - a critically endangered medicinal plant of NW Himalaya. Adv. Plant Sci., 24: 43-48.
  67. Amin, S., A. Masood and S. Gulzar, 2011. Plant beta galactosidases: A biochemical study. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany, ISBN-10: 3846512338, pages: 164.
  68. Akbar, M., B. Minu, A. Shajrul and S. Rakashanda, 2011. Ultrastructural Changes in Malva sylvestris Leaves in Response to Aqueous Sulfur Dioxide. J. Phytol., 3: 28-30.
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  69. Hamid, R., A. Masood and I.H. Wani, 2011. Antimcrobial Plant Lectins. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany, ISBN: 978-3-8443-2828-8, Pages: 96.
  70. Rasool, R., B.A. Ganai, S. Akbar, A.N. Kamili, S. Akbar and A. Masood, 2010. Antioxidant and antibacterial activities of extracts from wild and in-vitro raised cultures of prunella vulgaris l. Med. Aromat. Plant Sci. Biotechnol., 4: 20-27.
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  71. Rasool, R., B.A. Ganai, S. Akbar, A.N. Kamili and A. Masood, 2010. Phytochemical screening of Prunella vulgaris L.: An important medicinal plant of Kashmir. Pak. J. Pharm. Sci., 23: 399-402.
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  72. Parray, A.S., S. Mubarak, R. Hamid and A. Masood, 2010. Purification and partial characterization of a lectin from the seeds of Pisum sativum var. local Kashmiri. Adv. Plant Sci., 23: 527-531.
  73. Masood, A., S. Akbar, A. Masood and B. Ganai, 2010. Medicinal and Aromatic Plants from Kashmir Himalayas. Book on Demand Publishing, Germany, ISBN-13: 9783842324633, Pages: 120.
  74. Jehangir, A., A. Tanveer, A.R. Yousuf and A. Masood, 2010. Hydrogeochemical assessment of some subsurface water of Kashmir valley. J. Himalayan Ecol. Sustain. Dev., 5: 119-128.
  75. Jan, T., B.A. Ganai, A. Masood, M.A. Wani and S. Qaisar, 2010. Effect of sulfur dioxide on biochemical parameters of Brassica oleracea. J. Res. Dev., 10: 105-114.
  76. Hamid, R. and A. Masood, 2010. Plant Lectins. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany, ISBN-13: 9783838371566, Pages: 232.
  77. Ganie, S.A., M.A. Zargar, A. Masood and E. Haq, 2010. In vitro and in vivo evaluation of free radical scavenging potential of ethanolic extract of Podophyllum hexandrum. Afr. J. Biochem. Res., 4: 196-203.
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  78. Ganie, S.A., E. Haq, A. Masood and M.A. Zargar, 2010. Antioxidant activities of methanolic rhizome extract of Podophyllum Hexandrum against CCl4-induced kidney and lung injury in rats. J. Pharmacol. Toxicol., 5: 334-342.
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  79. Ganie, S.A., E. Haq, A. Masood and M.A. Zargar, 2010. Amelioration of carbon tetrachloride induced oxidative stress in kidney and lung tissues by ethanolic rhizome extract of Podophyllum hexandrum in Wistar rats. J. Med. Plants Res., 4: 1673-1677.
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  80. Gani, S., S. Amin and A. Masood, 2010. Changes associated with pesticide overload in Pisum sativum. Adv. Plant Sci., 23: 131-134.
  81. Ganai, B.A., M.A. Rather, A. Masood, R. Rasool and A.S. Shawl, 2010. Chemical composition of essential oil of Artemesia amygdalina dence, a critically endangered and endemic plant of Kashmir Himalayas. Rec. Nat. Prod., .
  82. Ganai, B.A., A. Zaar, S.K. Rafiq, A. Masood, M.A. Zargar and R. Kumar, 2010. Impact of brick kiln emissions on biochemical parameters of Malva sylvestris Lin. Adv. Plant Sci., 23: 545-546.
  83. Bashir, H., T. Khan, A. Masood and R. Hamid, 2010. Isolation, purification and characterization of a lectin from a local kashmiri variety of soybean (Glycine max). Asian J. Biochem., 5: 145-153.
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  84. Amin, S. and A. Masood, 2010. Changes in C4 Photosynthesis in Response to Sulfur Dioxide Exposure: Biochemical and Metabolic Changes. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany, ISBN-13: 978-3-8383-4840-7, Pages: 196.
  85. Akbar, S., S.A. Khan, A. Masood and M. Iqbal, 2010. Use of Strychnos Nux-Vomica (Azraqi) seeds in Unani system of medicine: Role of Detoxification. Afr. J. Trad. Compliment. Alternat. Med., 7: 286-290.
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  86. Ganie, S.A., E. Haq, A. Masood and M.A. Zargar, 2010. Podophyllum Hexandrum Rhizome Methanolic Extract Ameliorates Carbon Tetrachloride Induced Hepatotoxicity In Albino Rats. Pharmacologyonline, 2: 496-506.
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  87. Masood, A., S. Akbar, A. Masood and B. Ganai, 2010. Medicinal and Aromatic Plants from Kashmir Himalayas. Book on Demand Publishing, Germany, ISBN: 9783842324633, Pages: 120.
  88. Rasool, R., A.N. Kamili, B.A. Ganai and S. Akbar, 2009. Effect of BAP and NAA on shoot regeneration of Prunella vulgaris. J. Nat. Math. Sci., 3: 21-26.
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  89. Hamid, R. and A. Masood, 2009. Dietary lectins as disease causing toxicants. Pak. J. Nutr., 8: 293-303.
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  90. Ganie, S.A., M.A. Zargar, A. Masood and R.A. Mir, 2009. Antioxidant potential of Malva Sylvestris ethanolic extracts on ferric nitrate, ascorbic acid and Various Peroxide induced ghost membrane lipid peroxidation. Indian J. Appl. Pure Biol., 24: 129-132.
  91. Ganai, B.A., P. Nighat, A. Masood, M.A. Zargar and S.W. Andrabi, 2009. Polymorphism of GSTP1 Gene in Esophageal Cancer Patients in Kashmir. Res. J. Biotechnol., 4: 31-34.
  92. Balkhi, M., S. Amin and A. Masood, 2009. Effect of Aqueous Sulphur Dioxide on the Biochemical and Antioxidant Properties of Malva sylvestris. Asian J. Environ. Sci., 3: 139-145.
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  93. Amin, S., M. Farooq, R.K. Hans and A. Masood, 2009. Changes in the Kinetic Properties of Zea mays NADP- Malic Enzyme in Response to Sulphur Dioxide Exposure. Int. J. Plant Sci., 4: 415-419.
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  94. Akbar, S., A. Masood, S.A. Khan and S. Ali, 2009. Toxicity studies on a Unani herbal formulation Capsule Hudar in albino rats. Toxicol. Int., 16: 107-110.
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  95. Zargar, M.A., F. Kousar, K.I. Andrabi, I. Nawchoo and A. Masood, 2008. Evaluation of Antibacterial activity and bacterial growth kinetic studies with Rhizome extract of Rheum emodi. In: Science for better tomorrow. Chishti, M.Z. and F. Ahmad (Eds.). Universal printers, Srinagar, pp 327-332.
  96. Rasool, R., A.N. Kamili, B.A. Ganai and A. Masood, 2008. In vitro nodal bud culture of Prunella vulgaris L. An important medicinal herb of Kashmir Himalayas. J. Himalayan Ecol. Sustainable Dev., 3: 115-122.
  97. Masood, A., 2008. Personalized medicine. Res. J. Biotechnol., 3: 5-7.
  98. Ganai, B.A., M.A. Syed, F. Aga, M.A. Zargar and A. Masood, 2008. Antibacterial Activity of Berberis lyceum root powder extract. In: Science for better tomorrow. Chishti, M.Z. and F. Ahmad (Eds.). Universal printers, Srinagar, pp 327-332.
  99. Dar, A.A., B.A. Ganai, S.K. Rafiq, A. Masood and R. KUMAR, 2008. Impact of Aqueous Sulphur Dioxide on Biochemical Parameters of Rumex Hestata. 2008 24: 1-8.
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  100. Akbar, S., A. Masood and S.A. Khan, 2008. Scientific validation of method of manufacture of raughan-e-banafsha: a potent herbal formulation. Asian J. Exp. Chem., 3: 33-35.
  101. Rabia, H. and M. Akbar, 2007. Studies on chemical modification of Crotalaria pallida lectin. Res. J. Biotechnol., 2: 20-31.
  102. Geelani, R., M. Bashir, S. Amin, M.A. Zargar and A. Masood, 2007. Effect of Aqueous Sulfur Dioxide on Ultra Structure Of Spinacea Oleracea Leaves. Asian J. Microbiol., 9: 95-98.
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  103. Geelani, R., M. Bashir, S. Amin and A. Masood, 2007. Role of molybdenum In the biological function of sulfite oxidase. J. Ind. Pollut. Control, 23: 297-304.
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  104. Ganaie, B.A., B. Huma, F.M. Pukhta, I. Handoo and A. Masood, 2007. Anti-Bacterial Activity of Crude Extracts of Some Local Plants from Kashmir Valley. J. Res. Dev., 7: 120-124.
  105. Ganai, S.A., M.A. Zargar, R.A. Mir and A. Masood, 2007. Inhibition of oxidative DNA damage in vitro by crude extracts of Podophyllum hexandrum. India J. Appl. Pure Biol., 22: 311-314.
  106. Ganai, B.A., Q. Nowsheen, A. Masood, M.A. Zargar and I.B. Javaid, 2007. Effect of sulphur dioxide on Malva sylvestris. J. Res. Dev., 7: 19-24.
  107. Ganai, B.A., A. Aliya, A. Masood, M.A. Zargar and S.A. Ganaie, 2007. Sulphite toxicity on spinach (Spinacea oleracea). J. Res. Dev., 7: 109-118.
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  108. Amin, S., R.K. Hans, M. Farooq and A. Masood, 2007. Inhibition of Zea mays phosphoenolpyruvate carboxylase by sulfur dioxide. Toxicol. Int., 14: 103-109.
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  109. Akbar, S., A. Masood, A. Shamshad and M. Iqbal, 2007. Evaluation of Indian food spices for their beneficial hypoglycemic activity. Planta Med., 10.1055/s-2007-987378.
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  110. Ganai, B.A., A. Masood, M. Zargar and M. Syed, 2006. Kinetics of sulfite oxidase purified from Malva sylvestris. J. Ind. Pollut. Control, 22: 77-82.
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  111. Zargar, M.A. F. Kousar, K. Andrabi, A. Masood, K. Fazili and I. Nowchoo, 2005. Protective role of Rheum emodi rhizome on the Fenton reaction Induced DNA Damage in vitro. Orient. Sci., 10: 102-107.
  112. Masood, A. and M. Shafi, 2005. A database for medicinal and aromatic plants of JK (Jammu and Kashmir) in India. Bioinformation, 1: 56-57.
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  113. Ganai, B.A., A. Masood, M. Zargar, A. and S.M. Bashir, 2005. Detoxifying role of sulphite oxidase and its characterization from various sources. Asian J. Mirobiol. Biotechnol. Environ. Sci., 7: 891-894.
  114. Zargar, M.A., R. Zargar, A. Masood and M. Athar, 2001. Effect of flavonoids obtained from Phyllanthus nirurri (Jangli amla) on free radical mediated damages. Orient. Sci., 2: 77-92.
  115. Masood, A., A. Seema, S. Amin and M. Farooq, 2001. Effect of Sulfur Dioxide on Spinach Foliar Glycolipids. Pollutant Res., 20: 299-301.
  116. Masood, A., A. Seema, S. Amin and M. Farooq, 1999. Biochemical effects of aqueous sulfur dioxide in Spinach leaf discs. Asian J. Microbiol. Biotechnol. Environ. Sci. Pap., 1: 101-106.
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  117. Hamid, R., A. Masood and M.A. Baig, 1999. Isolation and partial characterizations of a lectin from the seeds of Crotalaria pallida. J. Plant Biol., 26: 199-204.
  118. Javeed, I.A., A. Masood, M.U. Baig and B.A. Ganai, 1997. Biochemical Evaluation of vegetation for sulfur Dioxide Resistance. Plant Physiol. Biochem., 25: 56-61.
  119. Ganai, B.A., A. Masood and M.A. Baig, 1997. Isolation, purification and partial characterization of sulphite oxidase from Malva sylvestris. Phytochem., 45: 879-880.
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  120. Ganai, B.A., A. Masood, A. Shajrul, I.A. Javeed and A. Rabia, 1996. Effect of various air pollutants on enzymatic activities. Orient. Sci., 2: 83-87.
  121. Masood, A., A. Ahmad and A. Masood, 1986. Differential response of Albugo candida and biochemical variations in mustard leaves due to smoke pollution. J. Agric. Biol. Res., 1: 5-9.
  122. Farooq, M., A. Masood and M.U. Beg, 1985. Effect of acute exposure of sulphur dioxide on the metabolism of Holoptelea integrifolia plants. Environ. Pollut. Ser. A, Ecol. Biol., 39: 197-205.
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  123. Masood, A., A. Ahmad and A. Masood, 1983. Effect of smoke pollution on certain Crucifers and its relation to the spread of early blight disease caused by Alternaria brascica. Indian J. Air Pollut. Control, 4: 7-10.