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Submissions from 2012

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Aqueous-methanolic extract of sweet flag (Acorus calamus) possesses cardiac depressant and endothelial-derived hyperpolarizing factor-mediated coronary vasodilator effects., Abdul Jabbar Shah and Anwar Gilani

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The Calcium Channel Blocking and Phosphodiesterase Inhibitory Activities of the Extract of Andropogon muricatus Explains its Medicinal Use in Airways Disorders, Jabbar Jabbar Shah and Anwar Hassan Gilani

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Studies on the antihypertensive and antidyslipidemic activities of Viola odorata leaves extract., Hasan S. Siddiqi, Malik H. Mehmood, Najeeb U. Rehman, and Anwar Gilani

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The role of the twin-arginine translocation pathway in Escherichia coli K1 pathogenicity in the African migratory locust, Locusta migratoria, Ruqaiyyah Siddiqui, Rachael Beattie, and Naveed Ahmed Khan

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Acanthamoeba differentiation: a two-faced drama of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, Ruqaiyyah Siddiqui, Ricky Dudley, and Naveed Ahmed Khan

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Next generation of non-mammalian blood-brain barrier models to study parasitic infections of the central nervous system., Ruqaiyyah Siddiqui, James Edwards-Smallbone, Robin Flynn, and Naveed Ahmed Khan

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The role of Src kinase in the biology and pathogenesis of Acanthamoeba castellanii, Ruqaiyyah Siddiqui, Junaid Iqbal, Marie-Josee Maugueret, and Naveed Ahmed Khan

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Acanthamoeba is an evolutionary ancestor of macrophages: A myth or reality?, Ruqaiyyah Siddiqui and Naveed Ahmed Khan

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Biology and pathogenesis of Acanthamoeba., Ruqaiyyah Siddiqui and Naveed Ahmed Khan

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Is Ritual Cleansing a Missing Link Between Fatal Infection and Brain-Eating Amoebae?, Ruqaiyyah Siddiqui and Naveed Ahmed Khan

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War of the microbial worlds: Who is the beneficiary in Acanthamoeba-bacterial interactions?, Ruqaiyyah Siddiqui and Naveed Ahmed Khan

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Photochemotherapeutic strategies against Acanthamoeba keratitis, Ruqaiyyah Siddiqui and Naveed Ahmed Khan

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A novel in vivo model to study bacterial pathogenesis and screen potential therapeutic targets., Ruqaiyyah Siddiqui, Khadijo Osman, and Naveed Ahmed Khan

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INHIBITORY EFFECTS OF TIMOLOL MALEATE AND ITS PRESERVATIVE BENZALKONIUM CHLORIDE ON CORNEAL EPITHELIAL MIGRATION IN A RABBIT ORGAN CULTURE SYSTEM, Mushtaq S, Anwar Ali Siddiqui, and Ahmed Nikhat

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Polymorphisms in MTHFR, MS and CBS genes and homocysteine levels in a Pakistani population., Mohsin Yakub, Naushad Moti, Siddiqa Parveen, Bushra Chaudhry, Iqbal Azam, and Mohammad Perwaiz Iqbal

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Anti-inflammatory and cytoprotective effects of selected Pakistani medicinal plants in Helicobacter pylori-infected gastric epithelial cells, Syed Faisal Zaidi, Jibran Sualeh Muhammad, Saeeda Shahryar, Khan Usmanghani, Anwar Gilani, Wasim Jafri, and Toshiro Sugiyama

Submissions from 2011

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Curcuminoids rescue long-term potentiation impaired by amyloid peptide in rat hippocampal slices., Touqeer Ahmed, Anwar Gilani, Narges Hosseinmardi, Saeed Semnanian, Syed Ather Enam, and Yaghoub Fathollahi

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A comparative study of curcuminoids to measure their effect on inflammatory and apoptotic gene expression in an A beta plus ibotenic acid-infused rat model of Alzheimer's disease, Touqeer Ahmed and Anwarul-Hassan Gilani

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Studies on Buddleja asiatica antibacterial, antifungal, antispasmodic and Ca++ antagonist activities, Farman Ali, Irshad Ali, Hidayat Ullah Khan, Arif -ullah Khan, and Anwar Hassan Gilani

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Patterns of HIV infection among native and refugee Afghans, Amna S. Ansari, Muhammad R. Khanani, Syed H. Abidi, Farida Shah, Aniqa Shahid, and Syed H. Ali

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Antiurolithic effect of berberine is mediated through multiple pathways, Samra Bashir and Anwar H. Gilani

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Antispasmodic and Antidiarrheal Activities of Valeriana hardwickii Wall. Rhizome Are Putatively Mediated through Calcium Channel Blockade, Samra Bashir, Raafia Memon, and Anwar Gilani

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Identification of antiplatelet and acetylcholinesterase inhibitory constituents in betel nut., Muhammad Nabeel Ghayur, Syed Faraz Kazim, Huma Rasheed, Asaad Khalid, Maliha Iqbal Jumani, Muhammad Iqbal Choudhary, and Anwar Gilani

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PIH2 lead detoxifying effect of vitamin C in traffic police subjects, A.H. Gilani, O. Fazal, A.J. Shah, Hassan Mehmood, and S.A. Tariq

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Antidiarrheal and antispasmodic activities of Salvia officinalis are mediated through activation of K+ channels, Anwar Hassan Gilani

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Pharmacological basis for the medicinal use of cardamom in asthma, Anwar Hassan Gilani

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The use of high-resolution (1)H nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy in the clinical diagnosis of Acanthamoeba, Sandra Hauber, Hary Parkes, Ruqaiyyah Siddiqui, and Naveed Ahmed Khan

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Bronchodilator, cardiotonic and spasmolytic activities of the stem barks of Terminalia arjuna., Janbaz K. H, Hamid I, Mahmood M. H, and Anwar Hussain Gilani

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Antispasmodic and Ca++ antagonist potential of marrubiin, a labdane type diterpene from Phlomis bracteosa, Javid Hussain, Riaz Ullah, Arif-ullah Khan, Fazal Mabood, Mohammad Raza Shah, Ahmed Al-Harrasi, and Anwar Gilani

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Gastrointestial and respiratory activities of Acacia leucophloea, Imran Imran, Liaqat Hussain, M. Zia-Ul-Haq, Khalid Hussain Janbaz, Anwar Gilani, and Vincenzo De Feo

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Comparison of high performance liquid chromatography, radio immunoassay and electrochemiluminescence immunoassay for quantification of serum 25 hydroxy vitamin D., Lena Jafri, Aysha Habib Khan, Anwar Ali Siddiqui, Shamim Mushtaq, Romaina Farooq Ghani, and Imran i. Siddiqui

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Does vitamin E have a role in treatment and prevention of anemia?, Tanveer Jilani and Mohammad Perwaiz Iqbal

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Safe blood transfusion practices in blood banks of Karachi, Pakistan, M. Kassi, A. K. Afghan, M. R. Khanani, I. A. Khan, and S. H. Ali

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Gene profiling of early and advanced liver disease in chronic hepatitis C patients., Saira Sarfraz Khalid, Saeed Hamid, Anwar Ali Siddiqui, Asaf Qureshi, and Nilofer Qureshi

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Antibacterial, antifungal, antispasmodic and Ca++ antagonist effects of Caesalpinia bonducella, Hidayat -Ullah Khanab, Irshad Ali, Arif -Ullah Khan, Rubina Nazb, and Anwar Hassan Gilani

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Gut modulatory effects of Daphne oleoides are mediated through cholinergic and Ca++ antagonist mechanisms., Arif-ullah Khan, Farman Ali, Dilfaraz Khan, and Anwar Gilani

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Blood pressure lowering, cardiovascular inhibitory and bronchodilatory actions of Achillea millefolium., Arif-ullah Khan and Anwar Gilani

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Pharmacological explanation for medicinal use of St. John’s Wart in the hypo-motility disorder of gut., Arif -ullah KHAN, Anwar Hassan Gilani, Munasib KHAN, and Fazal Subhan

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Pharmacological studies on Hypericum perforatum fractions and constituents., Arif-ullah Khan, Anwar Gilani, and Najeeb-ur-Rehman

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Antiurolithic activity of Origanum vulgare is mediated through multiple pathways, Aslam Khan, Samra Bashir, Saeed R. Khan, and Anwar H. Gilani

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Expression of Matrix Gla Protein in MDCK cells exposed to Oxalates, Calcium Oxalate Monohydrate and Hydroxyapatite crystals, Aslam Khan, Anwar Hassan Gilani, and Saeed R. Khan

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Antinociceptive activity of aerial parts of polygonatum verticillatum: attenuation of both peripheral and central pain mediators, Haroon Khan, Muhammad Saeed, Anwar Gilani, Murad Ali Khan, Inamullah Khan, and Nadeem Ashraf

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Studies on anti-inflammatory and analgesic activities of betel nut in rodents, Shagufta Khan, Malik Hassan Mehmood, Anita Naushir Akbar Ali, Fahad Shabbir Ahmed, Ahsana Dar, and Anwarul-Hassan Gilani

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Cockroaches and locusts: physicians' answer to infectious diseases, Simon Lee, Ian Duce, Helen Atkins, and Naveed Ahmed Khan

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Febuxostat inhibition of endothelial-bound XO: Implications for targeting vascular ROS production, Umair Z. Malik, Nicholas J. Hundley, Guillermo Romero, Rafael Radi, Bruce A. Freeman, Margaret M. Tarpey, and Eric E. Kelley

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Pharmacological Basis for the Medicinal Use of Psyllium Husk (Ispaghula) in Constipation and Diarrhea, Malik Hassan Mehmood, Nauman Aziz, Muhammad Nabeel Ghayur, and Anwarul-Hassan Gilani

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The antidiarrheal and spasmolytic activities of Phyllanthus emblica are mediated through dual blockade of muscarinic receptors and Ca(2+) channels, Malik Hassan Mehmood, Hasan Salman Siddiqi, and Anwarul Hassan Gilani

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Prokinetic and laxative activities of Lepidium sativum seed extract with species and tissue selective gut stimulatory actions, Najeeb-ur-Rehman, Malik Hassan Mehmood, Khalid M. Alkharfy, and Anwarul-Hassan Gilani

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Preemptive Kidney Transplantation in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, A. Naveed, C. Nilubol, J. K. Melancon, R. Girlanda, L. Johnson, and B. Javaid

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Is Acanthamoeba pathogenicity associated with intracellular bacteria?, Graeme Neil Paterson, Michael Rittig, Ruqaiyyah Siddiqui, and Naveed Ahmed Khan

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Identification of immunogenic regions within the alternative reading frame protein of hepatitis C virus (genotype 3), H. Qureshi, R. Qazi, S. Hamid, and S. A. Qureshi

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An FTO variant is associated with Type 2 diabetes in South Asian populations after accounting for body mass index and waist circumference, S. D. Rees, M. Islam, M. Z. I. Hydrie, B. Chaudhary, S. Bellary, S. Hashmi, J. P. O'Hare, S. Kumar, D. K. Sanghera, N. Chaturvedi, A. H. Barnett, A. S. Shera, M. N. Weedon, A. Basit, T. M. Frayling, M. A. Kelly, and T. H. Jafar

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Kinetics of Trihalogenated Acetic Acid Metabolism and Isoform Specificity in Liver Microsomes, Shakil A. Saghir, Burhan I. Ghanayem, and Irvin R. Schultz

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Blood Pressure Lowering Effect of the Extract of Aerial Parts of Capparis aphylla is Mediated Through Endothelium-Dependent and Independent Mechanisms, Abdul Jabbar Shah and Anwarul Hassan Gilani

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Studies on the Chemical Composition and Possible Mechanisms Underlying the Antispasmodic and Bronchodilatory Activities of the Essential Oil of Artemisia maritima L., Abdul Jabbar Shah, Anwarul-Hassan Gilani, Kanza Abbas, Munawwer Rasheed, Amir Ahmed, and Viqar Uddin Ahmad

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Albumin precursorandHsp70modulatecornealwoundhealinginanorgan culturemodel, Anwar Ali Siddiqui Aga Khan University, Shamim Mushtaq Shamim Mushtaq, ZulfiqarAliNaqvi ZulfiqarAliNaqvi, and NikhatAhmed NikhatAhmed

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Area 51: How do Acanthamoeba invade the central nervous system?, Ruqaiyyah Siddiqui, Richard Emes, Hany Eisheikha, and Naveed Ahmed Khan

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Rigorous ablution is a potential risk factor to fatal brain infection in developing countries, Ruqaiyyah Siddiqui and Naveed Ahmed Khan

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The type III secretion system is involved in Escherichia coli K1 interactions with Acanthamoeba, Ruqaiyyah Siddiqui, Huma Malik, Mehwish Sagheer, Suk-Yul Jung, and Naveed Ahmed Khan

Submissions from 2010

Antifungal and nematicidal activity of selected legumes of Pakistan, Shakeel Ahmad, Mussarat Akhter, M. Zia-Ul-Haq, Mehjabeen, and Sagheer Ahmed

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Curcuminoids enhance memory in an amyloid-infused rat model of Alzheimer's disease, T. Ahmed, S. A. Enam, and Anwar Gilani

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Berberis vulgaris root bark extract prevents hyperoxaluria induced urolithiasis in rats., Samra Bashir, Anwar Gilani, Anwar Ali Siddiqui, Shahid Pervez, Saeed R. Khan, Noor Jehan Sarfaraz, and Abdul Jabbar Shahs

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Analgesic, anti-inflammatory and anti-platelet activities of the methanolic extract of Acacia modesta leaves, Ishfaq A. Bukhari, Rafeeq A. Khan, Anwar Hassan Gilani, Sagheer Ahmed, and Sheikh Arshad Saeed

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Guarding the guardians: Bioethics curricula for psychiatrists-in-training in developing countries., Kulsoom Ghias and Syed Ahmer

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Pharmacological basis for the medicinal use of Holarrhena antidysenterica in gut motility disorders., Anwar Gilani, Aslam Khan, Arif-Ullah Khan, Samra Bashir, Najeeb-Ur Rehman, and Saf-Ur-Rehman Mandukhail

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Antispasmodic and vasodilator activities of Morinda citrifolia root extract are mediated through blockade of voltage dependent calcium channels, Anwarul Hassan Gilani, Saf-ur-Rehman Mandukhail, Javeid Iqbal, Masoom Yasinzai, Nauman Aziz, Aslam Khan, and Najeeb-ur-Rehman

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Pharmacological Basis for the Medicinal Use of Zanthoxylum armatum in Gut, Airways and Cardiovascular Disorders, Syed Naeemuddin Gilani, Arif-ullah Khan, and Anwar Gilani

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Seasonal variation in content, chemical composition and antimicrobial and cytotoxic activities of essential oils from four Mentha species, Abdullah I. Hussain, Farooq Anwar, Poonam S. Nigam, Muhammad Ashraf, and Anwar Gilani

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Selective Depletion of Sulfolobus solfataricus Transcription Factor E under Heat Shock Conditions, Junaid Iqbal and Sohail A. Qureshi

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In vivo anthelmintic activity of Azadirachta indica A. Juss seeds against gastrointestinal nematodes of sheep, Z. Iqbal, M. Lateef, A. Jabbar, and Anwar Gilani

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Community based lifestyle intervention for blood pressure reduction in children and young adults in developing country: cluster randomized controlled trial, Tazeen H. Jafar, Muhammad Islam, Juanita Hatcher, Anwar Hassan Gilani, Shiraz Hashmi, Rasool Bux, Ayesha Khan, Neil Poulter, Salma Badruddin, and Nish Chaturvedi

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Concentrated epidemics of HIV, HCV, and HBV among Afghan refugees, Muhammad Rafiq Khanani, Amna S. Ansari, Saeed Khan, Mehreen Somani, Shahana Urooj Kazmi, and Syed H. Ali

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Prevalence of single, double, and triple infections of HIV, HCV and HBV among the MSM community in Pakistan, Muhammad R. Khanani, Mehreen Somani, Saeed Khan, Samina Naseeb, and Syed H. Ali

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Airways and cardiovascular inhibitory effects of Olea europea and Terminalia bellerica aqueous fractions, Arif-ullah Khan and Anwar Hassan Gilani

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Antisecretory and analgesic activities of Terminalia bellerica, Arif-ullah Khan and Anwar Hassan Gilani

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In vivo studies on the bronchodilatory and analgesic activities of Hyoscyamus niger and Aspalathus linearis, Arif-ullah KHAN and Anwar Hassan Gilani

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Antispasmodic, Bronchodilator and Blood Pressure Lowering Properties of Hypericum oblongifolium - Possible Mechanism of Action, Arif-ullah Khan, Munasib Khan, Fazal Subhan, and Anwar Gilani

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The antinociceptive activity of Polygonatum verticillatum rhizomes in pain models, Haroon Khan, Muhammad Saeed, Anwar Gilani, Murad Ali Khan, Ahsana Dar, and Inamullah Khan

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Prevalence of immediate vasovagal reaction in blood donors visiting two blood banks of Karachi, Dileep Kumar, V. Juriasinghani, K. Rai, and S. I. Azam

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Studies on antidyslipidemic effects of Morinda citrifolia (Noni) fruit, leaves and root extracts., Saf-ur Rehman Mandukhail, Nauman Aziz, and Anwar Gilani

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Pharmacological Basis for the Medicinal Use of Black Pepper and Piperine in Gastrointestinal Disorders, Malik Hassan Mehmood and Anwarul Hassan Gilani

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Temporal expression of calcium/calmodulin-dependent adenylyl cyclase isoforms in rat articular chondrocytes: RT-PCR and immunohistochemical localization, Ismail Memon, Khalid M. Khan, Sammer Siddiqui, Siddiqa Perveen, and Muhammad Ishaq

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Ego defense mechanisms in Pakistani medical students: a cross sectional analysis, Maria A. Parekh, Hina Majeed, Tuba R. Khan, Anum B. Khan, Salman Khalid, Nadia M. Khwaja, Roha Khalid, Mohammad A. Khan, Ibrahim M. Rizqui, and Imtiaz Jehan

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Utility of DNA methylation markers for diagnosing cancer., Sohail A Qureshi, Muhammed Umair Bashir, and Ahmed Yaqinuddin

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Evidence for a "Founder Effect" among HIV-infected injection drug users (IDUs) in Pakistan., Mohammad A. Rai, Vivek R Nerurkar, Suhail Khoja, Saeed Khan, Richard Yanagihara, Arish Rehman, Shahana U Kazmi, and Syed H Ali

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Bilateral Giant Cavernous Carotid Artery Aneurysms in a Child With Juvenile Paget's Disease, Tausif Rehman, Rushna Ali, Christopher Taylor, and Howard Yonas

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Calcium channel blocking activity of Mentha longifolia L. explains its medicinal use in diarrhoea and gut spasm., Abdul Jabbar Shah, Nizar Noorali Bhulani, Sara Haroon Khan, Najeeb Ur Rehman, and Anwar Gilani

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Bronchodilatory effect of Acorus calamus (Linn.) is mediated through multiple pathways., Abdul Jabbar Shah and Anwar Gilani

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Antidiarrhoeal and spasmolytic activities of the methanolic crude extract of Alstonia scholaris L. are mediated through calcium channel blockade., Abdul Jabbar Shah, Saqib Ali Gowani, Akber Jalil Zuberi, Muhammad Nabeel Ghayur, and Anwar Gilani

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Terpenoid Content of Valeriana wallichii Extracts and Antidepressant-like Response Profiles, Fazal Subhan, Nasiara Karim, Anwar Gilani, and Robert D. E. Sewell

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Antihepatotoxic activity of Saussurea lappa extract on D-galactosamine and lipopolysaccharide-induced hepatitis in mice., Sheikh Yaeesh, Qamar Jamal, Abdul Jabbar Shah, and Anwar Gilani

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Association of blood lead (Pb) and plasma homocysteine: a cross sectional survey in Karachi, Pakistan., Mohsin Yakub and Mohammad Perwaiz Iqbal

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Dietary patterns are associated with hyperhomocysteinemia in an urban Pakistani population., Mohsin Yakub, Mohammad Perwaiz Iqbal, and Romaina Iqbal

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Studies of oil from cowpea (vigna unguiculata ( l.) walp.) cultivars commonly grown in Pakistan, M. Zia-Ul-Haq, S. Ahmad, E. Chiavaro, Mehjabeen, and Sagheer Ahmed

Submissions from 2009

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Battling polio in Pakistan: Breaking new ground, Omer Afzal and Mohammad A. Rai

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Inhibitory effect of curcuminoids on acetylcholinesterase activity and attenuation of scopolamine-induced amnesia may explain medicinal use of turmeric in Alzheimer's disease, Touqeer Ahmed and Anwar Gilani

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Antihypertensive, antioxidant, antidyslipidemic and endothelial modulating activities of a polyherbal formulation (POL-10), Nauman Aziz, Malik Hassan Mehmood, Safur Rehman Mandukhal, Samra Bashir, Sidra Raoof, and Anwar Gilani

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Antihypertensive, antidyslipidemic and endothelial modulating activities of Orchis mascula, Nauman Aziz, Malik Hassan Mehmood, Hasan Salman Siddiqi, Saf-ur-Rehman Mandukhail, Fatima Sadiq, Wajiha Maan, and Anwar Gilani

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In vitro and in vivo anthelmintic activity of terminalia arjuna bark, Hafiz Allah Bachaya, Zafar Iqbal, Muhammad Nisar Khan, Abdul Jabbar, Anwar Hassan Gilani, and Islam-ud Din

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Antiurolithic effect of Bergenia ligulata rhizome: An explanation of the underlying mechanisms, Samra Bashir and Anwar Gilani