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Dr. Muhammad Ajmal Shah

Incharge / Assistant Professor Pharmacognosy

Name: Dr. Muhammad Ajmal Shah
Designation: Incharge / Assistant Professor
Department: Pharmacognosy
Faculty: Pharmaceutical Sciences
Sr Degree Institute From To
1 Ph.D Other University 2014 2017
2 M.Phil Or MS Federal Urdu University of Arts, Sciences and Technology, Islamabad 2011 2013
Sr# Authors Paper Title Journal Page# Pub. Year Volume# Impact Factor HEC Rec. View
1 MUHAMMAD AJMAL SHAH, KHALIL R, HAQ ZU, REANMONGKOL W, PANICHYUPAKARANANT P. Anti-hyperglycemic and anti-hyperlipidemic effects of rhinacanthins-rich extract from Rhinacanthus nasutus leaves in nicotinamide-streptozotocin induced diabetic rats Biomedicine and Pharmacotherapy 108702 2019 113 3.54
2 ZHAO LL, MAKINDE EA, MUHAMMAD AJMAL SHAH, OLATUNJI OJ, PANICHAYUPAKARANANT P. Rhinacanthins-rich extract and rhinacanthin C ameliorate oxidative stress and inflammation in streptozotocin-nicotinamide induced diabetic nephropathy Journal of Food Biochemistry e12812 2019 2019 1.55
3 MUHAMMAD AJMAL SHAH, JAMES EK, PANICHYUPAKARANANT P. Antidiabetic naphthoquinones and their plant resources in Thailand. A Review. Chemical and Pharmaceutical Bulletin 483-492 2018 66 1.22
4 MUHAMMAD AJMAL SHAH, JAKKAWANPITAK C, DECHA S, PANICHYUPAKARANANT P Rhinacanthins-rich Extract Enhances Glucose Uptake and Inhibits Adipogenesis in 3T3-L1 Adipocytes and L6 Myotubes Pharmacognosy Magazine S817-S821 2018 13 1.52
5 MUHAMMAD AJMAL SHAH, KHALIL R, HAQ ZU, PANICHYUPAKARANANT P Apha-Glucosidase inhibitory effect of rhinacanthins-rich extract from Rhinacanthus nasutus leaf and synergistic effect in combination with acarbose Journal of Functional Foods 325-331 2017 36 3.47
6 MUHAMMAD AJMAL SHAH, MUHAMMAD H, MEHMOOD Y, KHALIL R, HAQ ZU, PANICHYUPAKARANANT P Superoxide scavenging and antiglycation activities of rhinacanthins-rich extract from Rhinacanthus nasutus leaves Pharmacognosy Magazine 652-658 2017 13 1.52
7 SABIR S, TAHIR K, RASHID N, NAZ S, MASOOD B, MUHAMMAD AJMAL SHAH, SUALEH M Phytochemical and antioxidant studies of Berberis lycium Pakistan Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences 1165-1172 2013 26 .8
8 ZUNERA CHAUHDARY, UZMA SALEEM, BASHIR AHMAD, SHAHID SHAH AND MUHAMMAD AJMAL SHAH Neuroprotective evaluation of Tribulus terrestris L. in aluminum chloride induced Alzheimer disease Pakistan Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences 805-816 2019 32 .8
9 SIKANDAR KHAN SHERWANI, AISHA IRSHAD, MUHAMMAD AJMAL SHAH, MUNAZZA AJAZ AND HAROON AHMAD Antibiotic resistance issues in clinical pathogens: a review International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research 1725-1729 2013 4 0 Y
10 MD. SAMSUZZAMAN, MD. SAHAB UDDIN3, MUHAMMAD AJMAL SHAH, BIJO MATHEW Natural Inhibitors on Airway Mucin: Molecular Insight into the Therapeutic Potential Targeting MUC5AC Expression and Production Life Sciences 1-8 2019 19 3.448
11 SAEEDA NAZ, MUHAMMAD ZAFAR, MUSHTAQ AHMAD, RABIA A. MEMON, SHAZIA SULTANA, SARAJ BAHADUR, FETHI A. OZDEMIR, ZAFAR SIDDIQ, MUHAMMAD A. SHAH Palynological investigation of lactiferous flora (Apocynaceae) of District Rawalpindi, Pakistan, using light and scanning electron microscopy Microscopy Research and Technique 1-9 2019 2019 1.327
12 YEUNG, A. W. K.; AGGARWAL, B. B.; ORHAN, I. E.; HORBANCZUK, O. K.; BARRECA, D.; BATTINO, M.; BELWAL, T.; BISHAYEE, A.; DAGLIA, M.; DEVKOTA, H. P.; ECHEVERR��A, J.; BALACHEVA, A.; GEORGIEVA, M.; GODFREY, K.; GUPTA, V. K.; HORBANCZUK, J. O.; HUMINIECKI, Resveratrol, a popular dietary supplement for human and animal health: Quantitative research literature analysis - a review Animal Science Papers and Reports 103-118 2019 37 .9
13 KUMAR R, HARILAL S, GUPTA SV, JOSE J, UDDIN MS, SHAH MA, MATHEW B. Exploring the new horizons of drug repurposing: A vital tool for turning hard work into smart work European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry 111602 2019 182 4.833 Y
14 IQRA SARFRAZ, AZHAR RASUL, GHULAM HUSSAIN, MUHAMMAD AJMAL SHAH, AMEER FAWAD ZAHOOR, MUHAMMAD ASRAR, ZELIHA SELAMOGLU, XIN???YING JI, ??EVKI ADEM, SATYAJIT D. SARKER 6-Phosphogluconate dehydrogenase fuels multiple aspects of cancer cells: From cancer initiation to metastasis and chemoresistance BioFactor 1-13 2020 2020 3.59
15 FATIMA AKBAR SHEIKH, MUHAMMAD NAEEM AAMIR, MUHAMMAD AJMAL SHAH, LIAQAT ALI, KHALEEQ ANWER AND ZEESHAN JAVAID Formulation design, characterization and in vitro drug release study of orodispersible film comprising BCS class II drugs Pakistan Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences 343-353 2020 33 .59
16 NAGEEN B, RASUL A, HUSSAIN G, SHAH MA, ANWAR H, HUSSAIN SM, UDDIN MS, SARFRAZ I, RIAZ A, SELAMOGLU Z. Jaceosidin: a natural flavone with versatile pharmacological and biological activities Current Pharmaceutical Design 1-11 2020 26 2.41 Y
17 NAWAZ J, RASUL A, SHAH MA, HUSSAIN G, RIAZ A, SARFRAZ I, ZAFAR S, ADNAN M, KHAN AH, SELAMOGLU Z. Cardamonin: A new player to fight cancer via multiple cancer signaling pathways Life Sciences 117591 2020 250 3.44 Y
18 UDDIN MS, KABIR MT, RAHMAN MM, MATHEW B, SHAH MA, ASHRAF GM TV 3326 for Alzheimer���s dementia: a novel multimodal ChE and MAO inhibitors to mitigate Alzheimer���s���like neuropathology Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology ** 2020 3 2.39 Y
19 SARFRAZ A, JAVEED M, SHAH MA, HUSSAIN G, SHAFIQ N, SARFRAZ I, RIAZ A, SADIQA A, ZARA R, ZAFAR S, KANWAL L. Biochanin A: A novel bioactive multifunctional compound from nature. Science of the Total Environment 137907 2020 722 5.58 Y
20 SHEHZAD A, SALEEM U, SHAH MA, VARGAS-DE LA CRUZ C, KHAN AH, AHMAD B Antiurolithic evaluation of Cucurbita pepo seeds extract against sodium oxalate-induced renal calculi Pharmacognosy Magazine 174 2020 16 1.52 Y
21 MUHAMMAD AJMAL SHAH Berberine, a popular dietary supplement for human and animal health: Quantitative research literature analysis ??? a review Animal Science Papers and Reports 5-19 2020 38 .9 Y
22 UDDIN MS, HOSSAIN MF, AL MAMUN A, SHAH MA, HASANA S, BULBUL IJ, SARWAR S, MANSOURI RA, ASHRAF GM, RAUF A, ABDEL-DAIM MM. Exploring the multimodal role of phytochemicals in the modulation of cellular signaling pathways to combat age-related neurodegeneration Science of The Total Environment 138313 2020 725 5.58 Y
Sr Post Held Institute / Organization Duration Experience (Y/M/D)
Sr Country Funding Agency Duration (Y/M/D) Purpose
1 THAILAND Prince of Songkla University 3/0/0 PhD studies
2 TURKEY Higher Education Commission of Pakistan 0/0/7 To present research in 5-MESMAP and 5-ISPBS Conference
Sr Institute Certificate Year Attended Major Subject