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Dr. Usman Ali Ashfaq

Assistant Professor Bioinformatics & Biotechnology

Name: DR. USMAN ALI ASHFAQ
Designation: Assistant Professor
Department: Bioinformatics & Biotechnology
Faculty: Life Sciences
Sr Degree Institute From To
1 Ph.D University of the Punjab, Lahore 2005 2011
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1 ASHFAQ UA, AHMED B De novo Structural Modeling and Conserved Epitopes Prediction of Zika Virus Envelop Protein for Vaccine Development Viral Immunology 436-443 2016 29 1.513 Y
2 KAUL H, SUMAN M, KHAN Z, ULLAH MI, ASHFAQ UA, IDREES S Missense mutation in SLC4A11 in two Pakistani families affected with congenital hereditary endothelial dystrophy (CHED2) Clinical and Experimental Optometry 73-77 2016 99 1.28 Y
3 JAVAID MS, MASOUD MS, ASHFAQ UA Review: Potential of Stem Cells as Regenerative Medicines against Liver Diseases Journal of Health, Medicine and Nursing 57-64 2016 28 0 Y
4 S NOREEN, I HUSSAIN, MI TARIQ, B IJAZ, S IQBAL, UA ASHFAQ, T HUSNAIN Portulaca oleracea L. as a Prospective Candidate Inhibitor of Hepatitis C Virus NS3 Serine Protease Viral immunology 282-289 2015 28 1.513 Y
5 ASHFAQ UA, JALIL A, UL QAMAR MT Antiviral phytochemicals identification from Azadirachta indica leaves against HCV NS3 protease: an in silico approach Natural Product Research 1866-1869 2016 30 1.057 Y
6 SAJID Z, AHMAD, M, ASLAM S, ASHFAQ UA, ZAHOOR AF,SADDIQUE FA,PARVEZ M,HAMEED A, SULTAN S, ZGOU H, HADDATB Novel Armed Pyrazolobenzothiazine Derivatives: Synthesis, X-Ray Crystal Structure and POM analyses of Biological Activity Against Drug Resistant Clinical Isolate of Staphylococcus aureus Pharmaceutical Chemistry Journal 172-180 2016 50 .461
7 ASHFAQ UA, IQBAL MS, KHALIQ S Role of Toll-Like Receptors in Hepatitis C Virus Pathogenesis and Treatment Critical Reviews��� in Eukaryotic Gene Expression 353-362 2016 26 1.66 Y
8 AHMAD M, ASLAM S, RIZVI SUF, MUDDASSAR M, ASHFAQ UA, MONTERO C, OLLINGER O, DETORIO,M, GARDINER JM, SCHINAZ FR Molecular docking and antiviral activity of N-substituted benzyl/phenyl-2-(3,4-dimethyl-5,5-dioxidopyrazolo[4,3-c][1,2]benzothiazin-2(4H)-yl)acetamides Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters 1348-1351 2015 25 2.42 Y
9 UL QAMAR MT, KIRAN S, ASHFAQ UA, JAVED MR,ANWAR F, ALI MA, GILANI AH Discovery of Novel Dengue NS2B/NS3 Protease Inhibitors Using Pharmacophore Modeling and Molecular Docking Based Virtual Screening of the ZINC Database International Journal of Pharmacology 621-632 2016 12 .536 Y
10 RAJOKA MI, IDREES S, ASHFAQ UA, HAQUE A Determination of Substrate Specificities Against beta-Glucosidase A (BglA) from Thermotoga maritime: A Molecular Docking Approach Journal of microbiology and Biotechnology 44-49 2015 25 1.525 Y
11 M BUKHARI, MA ASLAM, A KHAN, Q IRAM, A AKBAR, AG NAZ, S AHMAD, MM AHMAD, UA ASHFAQ, H AZIZ, M ALI TLR8 gene polymorphism and association in bacterial load in southern Punjab of Pakistan: an association study with pulmonary tuberculosis Interna tional Journal of Immunogenetic s 46-51 2015 42 1.247
12 UL QAMAR MT, ASHFAQ UA, TUSLEEM K, MUMTAZ A TARIQ Q, GOHEER A, AHMED B In-silico identification and evaluation of plant flavonoids as dengue NS2B/NS3 protease inhibitors using molecular docking and simulation approach. Pakistan journal of pharmaceutical sciences 2119-2137 2017 30 .649
13 ASHFAQ UA, RIAZ M,YASMEEN E, YOUSAF MZ Recent Advances in Nanoparticles Based Targeted Drug Delivery Systems Against Cancer and Role of Tumor Microenvironment Critical Reviews��� in Therapeutic Drug Carrier Systems 317-353 2017 34 6.667
14 ASHFAQ UA, KHALID H Mechanism of Hepatitis C Virus���Induced Diabetes Mellitus Critical Review in Eukaryotic Gene Expression 363-371 2017 27 1.559
15 IQBAL MS, ASHFAQ UA, KHALIQ S, MASOUD MS, QASIM M,USMAN G, HAQUE A, JAHAN S TLR4 polymorphism as pretreatment predictor of response to HCV genotype 3a IFN-based treatment Future Virology 739-746 2017 12 .958
16 RIAZ M, ASHFAQ UA, QASIM M, YASMEEN E, UL QAMAR MT.; ANWAR F. Screening of medicinal plant phytochemicals as natural antagonists of p53-MDM2 interaction to reactivate p53 functioning Anticancer drugs 1032-1038 2017 28 2.32
17 QASIM M, ASHFAQ UA, YOUSAF MZ, MASOUD MS, RASOOL E, NOOR N, HUSSAIN A Genetically modified Aedes aegypti to control dengue: A review. Critical Review in Eukaryotic Gene Expression 363-371 2017 27 1.559
18 ARSHAD A, ASHFAQ UA Epidemiology of Hepatitis C infection in Pakistan: Current estimate and major risk factors Critical Review in Eukaryotic Gene Expression 63-67 2017 27 559
19 JAVIAD MS, ASHFAQ UA, MASOUD MS Potential of stem cells as regenerative medicine: From preface to advancements Critical Review in Eukaryotic Gene Expression 2017: 27(1)1-17 1-17 2017 27 1.559
20 MUMTAZ A, ASHFAQ UA, UL QAMAR MT, ANWAR F, GULZAR F, ALI MA, SAARI N, PERVEZ MT MPD3: a useful medicinal plants database for drug designing Naturral Product Research 1228-1236 2017 31 1.828
21 AHMED B, ASHFAQ UA, MIRZA MU Medicinal plant phytochemicals and their inhibitory activities against pancreatic lipase: molecular docking combined with molecular dynamics simulation approach Natural product research 1123-1129 2018 32 1.828
22 UL QAMAR MT, BARI A, ADEEL MM, MARYAM A, ASHFAQ UA, DU X, MUNEER I, AHMED HI, WANG J Peptide vaccine against chikungunya virus: immuno-informatics combined with molecular docking approach Journal of translational medicine 298 2018 16 4.197
23 IQBAL MS, ASHFAQ UA, ASLAM S, KHALIQ S, GHANI MU, BATOOL F Analysis of polymorphism rs1990760 of IFIH1 gene and treatment outcomes in HCV infection Future virology 181-187 2018 13 1.121
24 MASOUD MS, ASHFAQ UA KHALID S, Interferon-Free Regimen for Hepatitis C: Insight and Management. Critical Review in Eukaryotic Gene Expression 373-384 2018 28 1.734
25 YOUSAF MZ, ASHFAQ UA, ANJUM KM, FATIMA S Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) in Pakistan: The "Bell" is Ringing Silently Critical Review in Eukaryotic Gene expression 93-100 2018 28 1.734
26 YOUSAF MZ, SIDDIQUE A, ASHFAQ UA, ALI M Scenario of dengue infection & its control in Pakistan: An up���date and way forward Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine 15 2018 11 1.634
27 DURDAGI S, UL QAMAR MT, SALMAS RE, TARIQ Q, ANWAR F. ASHFAQ UA Investigating the molecular mechanism of staphylococcal DNA gyrase inhibitors: A combined ligand-based and structure-based resources pipeline Journal of Molecular Graphics and Modeling 122-129 2018 85 1.885
28 REHMAN S, ASHFAQ UA, IJAZ B, JABEEN Z, RIAZUDDIN S Comparison of Anti-HCV Activity of Multiple Punica granatum Extracts and Fractions in Virus-infected Human Hepatocytes Current pharmaceutical biotechnology 1221-1231 2018 19 1.819
29 REHMAN S, ASHFAQ UA, IJAZ B, RIAZUDDIN S Anti-hepatitis C virus activity and synergistic effect of Nymphaea alba extracts and bioactive constituents in liver infected cells Microbial Pathogenesis 198-209 2018 121 2.332
30 4. ASLAM N, BATOOL F, IQBAL MS, ASHFAQ UA, AYAZ S, KHALIQ S, JAHAN S, GHANI MS, USMAN M Analysis of toll-like receptors-9 (TLR9) gene polymorphism (rs5743836) in Pakistani patients with HCV Pakistan journal of pharmaceutical sciences 2709-2714 2018 31 .804
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