Mohamed A Farag



  1. Taleb M, Abdeltawab N, Shamma R, Abdelgayed S, Mohamed S, Farag M, et al. Origanum vulgare L. Essential Oil as a Potential Anti-Acne Topical Nanoemulsion-In Vitro and In Vivo Study. Molecules. 2018;23: pubmed publisher
    ..Collectively, our data suggested that oregano oil nanoemulsion is a potential natural and effective alternative for treating acne and overcoming the emerging antibiotic resistance. ..
  2. Farag M, Mohsen M, Heinke R, Wessjohann L. Metabolomic fingerprints of 21 date palm fruit varieties from Egypt using UPLC/PDA/ESI-qTOF-MS and GC-MS analyzed by chemometrics. Food Res Int. 2014;64:218-226 pubmed publisher
    ..dactylifera, this study provides the basis for future investigations of date fruit nutritional value beyond providing energy and its potential for nutraceutical enhancement or storability. ..
  3. Farag M, Wessjohann L. Volatiles profiling in medicinal licorice roots using steam distillation and solid-phase microextraction (SPME) coupled to chemometrics. J Food Sci. 2012;77:C1179-84 pubmed publisher
    ..glabra from its closely allied species. The presence of thymol and carvacrol exclusively in G. glabra suggests that these volatiles could serve as chemotaxonomic markers and also might be considered as potentially relevant for taste. ..
  4. El Senousy A, Farag M, Al Mahdy D, Wessjohann L. Developmental changes in leaf phenolics composition from three artichoke cvs. (Cynara scolymus) as determined via UHPLC-MS and chemometrics. Phytochemistry. 2014;108:67-76 pubmed publisher
  5. Farag M, Porzel A, Mahrous E, El Massry M, Wessjohann L. Integrated comparative metabolite profiling via MS and NMR techniques for Senna drug quality control analysis. Anal Bioanal Chem. 2015;407:1937-49 pubmed publisher
    ..To the best of our knowledge, this study provides the first approach utilizing both UPLC-MS and NMR to reveal secondary metabolite compositional differences among Senna species. ..
  6. Farag M, Sakna S, El Fiky N, Shabana M, Wessjohann L. Phytochemical, antioxidant and antidiabetic evaluation of eight Bauhinia L. species from Egypt using UHPLC-PDA-qTOF-MS and chemometrics. Phytochemistry. 2015;119:41-50 pubmed publisher
    ..DPPH radical scavenging and α-glucosidase inhibitory assays were also performed to assess selected aspects of the antioxidant and antidiabetic potential for the examined species with respect to metabolite profiles. ..
  7. Otify A, George C, Elsayed A, Farag M. Mechanistic evidence of Passiflora edulis (Passifloraceae) anxiolytic activity in relation to its metabolite fingerprint as revealed via LC-MS and chemometrics. Food Funct. 2015;6:3807-17 pubmed publisher
  8. Farag M, Otify A, Porzel A, Michel C, Elsayed A, Wessjohann L. Comparative metabolite profiling and fingerprinting of genus Passiflora leaves using a multiplex approach of UPLC-MS and NMR analyzed by chemometric tools. Anal Bioanal Chem. 2016;408:3125-43 pubmed publisher
    ..Novel insight on metabolite candidates to mediate for Passiflora CNS sedative effects is also presented. ..
  9. Farag M, Ezzat S, Salama M, Tadros M. Anti-acetylcholinesterase potential and metabolome classification of 4 Ocimum species as determined via UPLC/qTOF/MS and chemometric tools. J Pharm Biomed Anal. 2016;125:292-302 pubmed publisher
    ..5 and 7.9mg/ml respectively, suggesting that HCs are likely to mediate for the anticholinesterase effect in Ocimum extracts. ..

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    Farag M, Rasheed D, Kropf M, Heiss A. Metabolite profiling in Trigonella seeds via UPLC-MS and GC-MS analyzed using multivariate data analyses. Anal Bioanal Chem. 2016;408:8065-8078 pubmed
    ..foenum-graecum presents a better source of Trigonella secondary bioactive metabolites. ..
  2. Farag M, Zhang H, Ryu C. Dynamic chemical communication between plants and bacteria through airborne signals: induced resistance by bacterial volatiles. J Chem Ecol. 2013;39:1007-18 pubmed publisher
    ..Taken together, these studies provide further insight into the biological and ecological potential of PGPR VOCs for enhancing plant self-immunity and/or adaptation to biotic and abiotic stresses in modern agriculture. ..
  3. Farag M, Ali S, Hodaya R, El Seedi H, Sultani H, Laub A, et al. Phytochemical Profiles and Antimicrobial Activities of Allium cepa Red cv. and A. sativum Subjected to Different Drying Methods: A Comparative MS-Based Metabolomics. Molecules. 2017;22: pubmed publisher
    ..The freeze dried samples of both Allium species exhibited stronger antimicrobial activities compared to dried specimens with A. sativum being in general more active than A. cepa red cv. ..