Dr. Omar Mohammad Atrooz
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Dr. Omar Mohammad Atrooz

Dep. of Biological Sciences, Mutah University. P.O.Box (7), Zip code 61710.Mutah- Jordan.

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Biotechnology from Moscow State Academy of Fine Chemical Technology, Russia

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Dr. Omar Mohammad Atrooz is currently working as Professor and Dean of Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Mutah University, Jordan. He has completed his Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Biotechnology from Moscow State Academy of Fine Chemical Technology, Russia. Previously he was appointed as Academic advisor of Clinical Laboratory Sciences Department, Najran University, Head of Medical Laboratories Department, Collage of Health Sciences/Abha- Saudi Arabia, Head of Medical Sciences Department at Al-Isra University, and Head of the Quality Control & Research Department at Diamond Company/Jordan. He is member of editorial board in Mutah Magazine, and reviewer of the Academic Promotion of King Abdulaziz University, and Journal of Food Biochemistry. He is supervising the training medical laboratories students in various governmental and educational hospitals in Jordan and Saudi Arabia. His main area of research interest focuses on Phyto-Biochemical Studies, Enzymological Studies, Biochemical studies on Maillard Reaction Products, Biochemical-Clinical studies, Nanotechnology, Industrial Medicinal Environmental Studies, and Metabolomics and Nutrigenomics. He is member of Metabolomics Society, Biochemistry Professionals Social Network, Jordanian Association of Medical Sciences, and The National Society for Phenylketonuria, The Science Advisory Board, International Professors Project, China Pharma Biotech Professors Network, and Environmental Science student Group-International Professors Projects. He has published 18 research articles in journals and 11 conference papers contributed as author/co-author.

Area of Interest:

Pharmacology and Toxicology
Medicinal Plants
Bioactive Compounds
Enzyme Inhibition
Antioxidant Activity

Research Publications in Numbers


Selected Publications

  1. Kloub, S.M., S.A. Banihani, O.M. Atrooz and W.M. Hananeh, 2022. The effect of alcoholic extract of Anabasis syriaca iljin on biochemical and histological parameters in rats. J. Toxicol., Vol. 2022. 10.1155/2022/6945745.
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  2. Mohammad, A.O., A.N. Khair and A.R.M. Ibrahim, 2020. Determination of the activity and kinetic parameters of polyphenol oxidase enzyme in crude extracts of some Jordanian plants. J. Appl. Biol. Biotech., 10.7324/JABB.2020.80411.
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  3. Mohammad, A.O. and A.F. Nasser, 2020. Determination of the activity and kinetics parameters of proteases in the crude plant extracts of Mentha piperita L. and Thymus capitatus L. J. Appl. Biol. Biotechnol., 10.7324/jabb.2020.80606.
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  4. Atrooz, O.M., J. Wietrzyk, B. Filip-Psurska, I. Al-Rawashdeh, M. Soub and M.H. Abukhalil, 2018. Antiproliferative, antioxidant and antibacterial activities of crude plant extracts of Asphodeline lutea L. and Peganum harmala L. World J. Pharmaceut. Res., 7: 148-167.
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  5. Shloul, T.H., O.M. Atrooz and M.H. Abukhalil, 2017. Influence of pH, temperature and various heavy metals on β-galactosidase activity in the crude extract of Pleurotus ostreatus. J. Applied Biotechnol., 5: 29-42.
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  6. Atrooz, O.M., 2017. Characterization and effects of β-galactosidase in the crude extracts of cuminum cyminum and curcuma longa in preparation of delactosed milk and whey. J. Applied Biotechnol., 5: 1-13.
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  7. Alghonmeen, R.D., O.M. Atrooz and M.H. Abukhalil, 2017. Correlation of prolactin with thyroid stimulating hormone and female sex hormones in infertile women. Int. J. Adv. Res., 5: 1551-1557.
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  8. Atrooz, O.M., M.H. Abukhalil and I.M. AlRawashdeh, 2016. Characterization of β-galactosidase in the crude plant extract of Artemisia judaica L. in presence and absence of some heavy metals. Am. J. Life Sci., 4: 99-105.
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  9. Atrooz, O.M., M.A. Al-Btoush and I.M. Al-Rawashdeh, 2016. Heavy metals effect on the activity and kinetics of peroxidase enzyme in crude extracts of Rosmarinus officinalis and Eruca sativa. Int. J. Biochem. Res. Rev., 15: 1-8.
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  10. Abu-Samak, M., A. Abu-Zaiton, A. Al-Jaberi, A. Sundookah and O. Atrooz et al., 2014. Morning salivary cortisol associates with elevated serum leptin levels in jordanian young men with olive pollen induced allergic rhinitis. Br. J. Med. Med. Res., 4: 797-806.
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  11. Atrooz, O.M., 2013. The effects of Cuminum cyminum L. and Carum carvi L. seed extracts on human erythrocyte hemolysis. Int. J. Biol., 5: 57-63.
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  12. O.M. Atrooz 2012. Formation of Highly Antioxidative Liposomes from Crude Acetone Extracts of Canna indica, Cucumis melo and Prunus armeniaca Asian J. Biochem., 7: 218-225.
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  13. Atrooz, O.M., 2009. The antioxidant activity and polyphenolic contents of different plant seeds extracts. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 12: 1063-1068.
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  14. Atrooz, O.M., 2009. Some properties of the polyphenol oxidase from Cyclamen persicum. Bull. Faculty Agric. Cairo Univ., 60: 408-414.
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  15. Atrooz, O.M., M.A. Al-Sabayleh and S.Y. Al-Abbadi, 2008. Studies on physical and chemical analysis of various honey samples and their antioxidant activities. J. Boil. Sci., 8: 1338-1342.
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  16. Atrooz, O.M., 2008. The effects of Maillard reaction products on apple and potato polyphenoloxidase and their antioxidant activity. Int. J. Food Sci. Technol., 43: 490-494.
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  17. Atrooz, O.M., A.A. Omary, W.A. Khamas, A.A.Q.J. Al-Shaikhly and M.M. Salim, 2007. The effects of alcoholic extract of Arbutus andrachne on some biochemical parameters and visceral organs in rats. Int. J. Food Sci. Technol., 42: 1046-1051.
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  18. Atrooz, O.M., 2007. The incorporation effects of methanolic extracts of some plant seeds on the stability of phosphatidylcholine liposomes. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 10: 1643-1648.
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  19. Atrooz, O., M. Harb and M. Al-Qato, 2007. The polyphenolic contents and antioxidant activity of extracts of different plant seeds. Mutah Lil-Buhuth Wad-Dirasat, 22: 11-23.
  20. Mozafari, M.R. and S.M. Mortazavi, 2005. Liposome-Cell Interactions in Vitro. In: Nanoliposomes: From Fundamentals to Recent Developments. Mortazavi, S.M., O.M. Atrooz and M.R. Mozafari (Ed.). Trafford Publishing Co. Ltd., UK., ISBN: 1-4120-5545-8, pp: 51-64..
  21. Atrouse, O.M., S.A. Oran and S.Y. Al-Abbadi, 2004. Chemical analysis and identification of pollen grains from different Jordanian honey samples. Int. J. Food Sci. Technol., 39: 413-417.
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  22. Atrouse, O.M., 2002. The effects of liposome composition and temperature on the stability of liposomes and the interaction of liposomes with human neutrophils. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 5: 948-951.
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  23. Shakhanbeh, J. and O. Atrouse, 2001. Teucrium polium inhibits nerve conduction and carrageenan induced inflammation in the rat skin. Turk. J. Med. Sci., 31: 15-21.
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  24. Atrouse, O. and S. Tashtoush, 2001. A new approach for measuring the osmotic fragility of red blood cells of smokers and diabetic patients. Mutah Lil- Buhuth Wad-Dirasat, 16: 31-40.
  25. Selishcheva, A.A., O.M. Atruz, G.M. Sorokoumova, G.A. Skrjabin, L.A. Vasilenko and A.G. Chuchalin, 2000. The effects of liposomes of different phospholipid composition on the respiratory burst induction in human blood monocytes and alveolar macrophages. Biol. Membr., 17: 510-518.
  26. Atrouse, O. and M. Qato, 2000. Analysis of phospholipids composition of erythrocytes isolated from cigarette smokers blood. Basic Sci. Eng., 9: 125-132.
  27. Atrouse, M.O., 2000. The effects of cigarette smoke on some hematological parameters in human. Mutah Lil- Buhuth Wad-Dirasat, 15: 53-65.
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