Dr. Adnan  S. Jaran
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Dr. Adnan S. Jaran

Professor (Full)
Al Al-Bayt University, Jordan

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Microbiology and Molecular Biology from Manchester University, United Kingdom

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Dr. Adnan S. Jaran is currently working as Professor of Microbiology & Molecular Biology at the Department of Medical Laboratory Science, Al al-Bayt University, Jordan. He has completed his Ph.D. in Microbiology and Molecular Biology from University of Manchester, UK. His main area of interest focuses on Biomedical Sciences, and Molecular Sciences. His area of expertise includes Antibiotic Resistance, Antioxidants, Plant Extracts, Medicinal Plants, Plasmids, Resistance genes, PCR, Immunology, Medical Bacteriology, and Human Parasites. He has published 18 research articles in journals as author/co-author.

Area of Interest:

Biomedical Sciences
Antibiotic Resistance
Molecular Biology
Medicinal Plants

Research Publications in Numbers


Selected Publications

  1. Khaleel S.M., A.S. Jaran and T. Muhammad-Fateh Al-Deeb, 2019. Antimicrobial and lipid peroxidation inhibition potential ofziziphus spina-christi (sedr), a jordanian medicinal plant. Journal of Biological Sciences 19: 131-136.
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  2. Jaran, A.S., 2017. Antimicrobial resistance patterns and plasmid profiles of Staphylococcus aureus isolated from different clinical specimens in Saudi Arabia. Eur. Sci. J., 13: 1-9.
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  3. Khaleel, S.M.J., A.S. Jaran and M.S.Y. Haddadin, 2016. Evaluation of total phenolic content and antioxidant activity of three leaf extracts of Ziziphus spina-christi (Sedr) grown in Jordan. Br. J. Med. Med. Res., 14: 1-8.
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  4. Jaran, A.S., 2016. Prevalence and seasonal variation of human intestinal parasites in patients attending hospital with abdominal symptoms in northern Jordan. Eastern Med. Health J., 22: 756-760.
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  5. Jaran, A.S., 2016. Antibiotic resistance patterns and plasmid profiles of Escherichia coli isolated from clinical specimens. Br. Microbiol. Res. J., 11: 1-7.
  6. Tarazi, Y.H., A.M. Almajali, M.M.K. Ababneh, H.S. Ahmed and A.S. Jaran, 2015. Molecular study on methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains isolated from dogs and associated personnel in Jordan. Asian Pacific J. Trop. Biomed., 5: 902-908.
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  7. Jaran, A.S., 2015. Antimicrobial resistance pattern and plasmid profile of some Salmonella spp. Isolated from clinical samples in Riyadh area. Eur. Sci. J., 11: 136-149.
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  8. Irshaid, F., K. Tarawneh, A. Alshdefat, F. Dilmi, A. Jaran, R. Al-Hadithi and A. Al-Khatib, 2013. Loss of P16 protein expression and its association with Epstein-Barr virus LMP-1 expression in Hodgkin's Lymphoma. Iran. J. Cancer Prevention, 6: 78-84.
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  9. Delmani, F.A., A. Jaran, J. Torreblanca, J. Moreno, G. Garcia-Herdugo, R. Vilaplana and F. Gonzalez-Viltchez, 2011. Biological activity of the water soluble complex trans-dichloro-1,2- propylenediamine-N,N,N',N'-tetraacetato ruthenium (III) (RAD). Asian J. Biol. Life Sci., 5: 253-259.
  10. Tarawneh, K.A., F. Irshaid, A.S. Jaran, M. Ezealarab and K.M. Khleifat, 2010. Evaluation of antibacterial and antioxidant activities of methanolic extracts of some medicinal plants in northern part of Jordan. J. Biol. Sci., 10: 325-332.
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  11. Irshaid, F., A. Jaran, F. Dilmi, K. Tarawneh, R. Hadeth and A. Al-Khatib, 2010. Prevalence of epstein-barr virus latent membrane protein-1 in Jordanian Patients with hodgkin's lymphoma and non-hodgkin's lymphoma. J. Biol. Sci., 10: 507-513.
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  12. Masaadeh, H.A. and A.S. Jaran, 2009. Determination of the antibacterial efficacy of common chemical agents in cleaning and disinfection in hospitals of North Jordan. Am. J. Applied Sci., 6: 811-815.
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  13. Masaadeh, A.H. and S.A. Jaran, 2009. Incident of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in post-operative wound infection. Am. J. Infect. Dis., 5: 1-6.
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  14. Irshaid, F., F. Dilmi, K. Tarawneh, R. Hadeth, A. Jaran and A. Al-Khatib, 2009. Loss of P16/INK4A protein expression is a common abnormality in Hodgkin's lymphoma. Int. J. Biol. Life Sci., 5: 215-220.
  15. Jaran, A. and S. Yasin, 2006. Species specificity using fifteen PCR-based human STR systems. J. Biological Sci., 6: 200-201.
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  16. Yasin, S.R., M.M. Hamad, A.Z. Elkarmi and A.S. Jaran, 2005. African Jordanian Population Genetic Database on Fifteen Short Tandem Repeat Genetic Loci. Croat. Med. J. 46: 587-592.
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  17. Salem, K., S. Yasin, M. Hamad and A. Jaran, 2003. Jordanian Population Data on Five STR Forensic Loci: D16S539, TPOX, CSF1PO, Penta D, and Penta E. Leg Med. (Tokyo), 5: 251-252.
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  18. Abuharfeil, N., A. Jaran, B. Shabsough and H. Darmani, 2001. Effects of Sodium Nitrite on Natural Killer Cells Isolated from Human Peripheral Blood. Arch. Toxicol., 75: 291-296.
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  19. Quesnel, L.B., A.S. Jaran and J.M. Braganza, 1998. Antibiotic Accumulation and Membrane Trafficking in Cystic Fibrosis Cells. J. Antimicrob. Chemother., 41: 215-221.
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