Dr. Omar Mohammad Atrooz

Dr. Omar Mohammad Atrooz

Professor and Faculty Dean
Mutah University, 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




Moscow State Academy of Fine Chemical Technology, Russia

Biochemistry and Biotechnology

Selected Publications

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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.

  11. 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..

  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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.

  16. 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.

  17. Atrouse, O. and M. Qato, 2000. Analysis of phospholipids composition of erythrocytes isolated from cigarette smokers blood. Basic Sci. Eng., 9: 125-132.

  18. 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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