المنشورات و المؤلفات

Ether as well as ethanol extracts of Commiphora molmol administered orally to 42 rats at a dose rate of 200, 400 and 600 mg/kg body weight/d for 2 weeks were toxic to laboratory rats. Group 1 was the control which was fed regular diet without the...
This study was undertaken to determine the seroprevalence of Q fever in domestic livestock in Saudi Arabia. Serum samples from 489 camels, 428 cattle, 630 sheep and 423 goats, of either sex, from different localities were tested for antibodies...
The aim of present study was to determine the seroprevalence of Dirofilaria immitis in dogs and cats from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Blood samples were collected by cephalic and jugular venipuncture from 294 dogs and 190 cats from Riyadh. Serum samples...
This study was conducted to investigate the prevalence of Sarcocystis infections in camels slaughteredusing different detection methods. Tissues from the oesophagus, tongue, skeletal muscle, diaphragm and heart were collected from 80 camels (60...
The aim of this study was to evaluate the toxic effects of Cassia senna fruits in Lohman broiler chicks. Chicks fed with diet containing 2 and 5% C. senna fruit for 4 weeks, thereafter the chicks in the two groups were fed with control diet for 2...
The study investigated the anti-hyperglycemic potential of aqueous extracts of Emblica officianalis fruit, Tamarix nilotica leaf and cinnamon sticks for six weeks on sterptozotocin induced (70 mg/kg) diabetic obese rats compared to metformin as a...
Serum samples from sand gazelles (n=227),mountain gazelles (n=232), and Arabian oryx (n=96) reared in captivity in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia were testedfor the presence of Coxiella burnetii antibodies using an indirect enzyme immunoassay. C. burnetii...
Goitred gazelle (Gazella subgutturosa) rank among the most endangered mammals on the Arabian Peninsula and the Asian steppes. Past conservation efforts have been plagued by confusion about the phylogenetic relationship among various—phenotypically...
The presence of Brucella melitensis is demonstrated for the first time in Neumann’s gazelle (Gazellaerlangeri). Seven Neumann’s gazelles exhibiting signs of brucellosis were treated for one month withoxytetracycline (25 mg/kg) administered...
The gastrointestinal parasites and prevalence of infestation in the Arabian red fox Vulpesvulpes arabica Thomas, were investigated at the King Khalid Wildlife Research Centre(KKWRC) in Thumamah, Riyadh Province, Saudi Arabia. Faecal samples were...
Nasal, buccal and rectal swabs were collected from 24 adults and 25 newborn clinically healthy reem(Gazella subgutturosa marica) and idmi (Gazella gazella) gazelles from the breeding pens of the KingKhalid Wildlife Research Center (KKWRC), Riyadh,...
Reactive oxygen species (ROS) are cytotoxic agents that lead to significant oxidative damage. Bisphenol A (BPA) is a contaminantwith increasing exposure to it and exerts both toxic and estrogenic effects on mammalian cells. Due to limited...
Several studies have shown an association between codon 16 polymorphism of the β2AR gene and obesity. Methods. We studied the association between Arg16Gly polymorphism and obesity and its influence on anthropometric parameters, lipids,insulin...
The species ‘Vulnerable’, due to an inferred future population decline caused by habitat loss and sustained exploitation. Thestatus of the Arabian subspecies (L. p. maxwelli) occurring in the Tigris marshes of Iraq and Iran is uncertain IUCN...
Breast cancer causes death due to distant metastases in which tumor cells produce matrix metalloproteinase (MMP) enzymes which facilitate invasion. Oleuropein, the main olive oil polyphenol, has anti-proliferative effects. This study aimed to...
Purpose: To assess whether bisphenol A contamination occurred in seven brands of bottled drinking water in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Methods: Liquid-liquid extraction (using dichloromethane) was used to analytically extract bisphenol A from drinking...
The aim of the present study was to determine the prevalence of Toxoplasma gondii antibodies in serum samples from two groups of women in Sudan and to use molecular techniques for detection of the organism’s DNA using B1 gene. The first group (study...
The aim of this study was to evaluate the toxic effects of Cassia senna fruits in Lohman broiler chicks. Chicks fed with diet containing 2 and 5% C. senna fruit for 4 weeks, thereafter the chicks in the two groups were fed with control diet for 2...
Eimeria dorcadis Mantovani, 1966 is redescribed from dorcas gazelle (Gazella dorcas (L.)) from Saudi Arabia. Oocysts were detected in 7 out of 22 faecal samples (32%) using floatation method. The sporulated oocysts are cylindrical, slightly...
The possible effect of Commiphora myrrha oleo-gum resin was studied on rats fed different concentrations of the crude plant. The plant is used in different regions for treatment of various ailments but the toxic effect of this plant has not been...
Objective: Cape gooseberry (Physalis peruviana L.) belongs to the Solanaceae family. Physalis has many medicinal properties however, the beneficial effect of physalis in protecting against neurotoxins has not yet been evaluated. This experimental...
Host related variations in helminth egg and coccidian oocyst counts were compared between a naturally infected endemic population of Farasan gazelle and domestic goats on the Farasan Islands, Saudi Arabia in April 2009. Both bovid species inhabit...
The study was designed to assess the antioxidative potential of three dietary antioxidants, vitamin C, Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) leaf extract (10% carnosic acid) and Amla (Embilica officinalis) fruit extract (aqueous) on cadmium-induced...
Breast cancer constitutes a major health problem for women worldwide. However, its incidence varies between populations and geographical locations. These variations could be diet-related, since there are several carcinogenic compounds in the modern...
Breast cancer causes death due to distant metastases in which tumor cells produce matrix metalloproteinase (MMP) enzymes which facilitate invasion. Oleuropein, the main olive oil polyphenol, has anti-proliferative effects. This study aimed to...
Phytotherapy has a promising future in the management of diabetes, considered to be less toxic and free from side effects as compared to the use of synthetic drugs. The aim of the present study was to assess the antidiabetic possible of orally...
The baseline haematological and biochemical data for adult individuals of the Libyan jird (Meriones libycus) collected during March/April 2012 from Janadriya area near Riyadh in central Saudi Arabia were determined during this study. Blood samples...
The  tapeworm, Echinococcus granulosus, causes a major public health as it larval stage causes the life threatening cyclozoonotic disease, in different parts of the world. E. granulosus were isolated from different livestock (camel, sheep and goat)...