Ahmad R Shahverdi

Summary

Affiliation: Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Country: Iran

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial activity and main chemical composition of two smoke condensates from Peganum harmala seeds
    Ahmad R Shahverdi
    Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Z Naturforsch C 60:707-10. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Sophoraflavanone G from sophora pachycarpa enhanced the antibacterial activity of gentamycin against Staphylococcus aureus
    Ali Fakhimi
    Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Center, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, P O Box 14155 6451, Tehran, Iran
    Z Naturforsch C 61:769-72. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Synthesis and effect of silver nanoparticles on the antibacterial activity of different antibiotics against Staphylococcus aureus and Escherichia coli
    Ahmad R Shahverdi
    Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology and Medical Nanotechnology Research Center, Faculty of Pharmacy, Medical Sciences University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
    Nanomedicine 3:168-71. 2007
  4. pmc Sub-inhibitory concentration of biogenic selenium nanoparticles lacks post antifungal effect for Aspergillus niger and Candida albicans and stimulates the growth of Aspergillus niger
    Zahra Bahri Kazempour
    Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology and Biotechnology Research Centre, School of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Iran J Microbiol 5:81-5. 2013
  5. pmc An Enhancing Effect of Gold Nanoparticles on the Lethal Action of 2450 MHz Electromagnetic Radiation in Microwave Oven
    Kamyar Mollazadeh-Moghaddam
    Students Scientific Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Avicenna J Med Biotechnol 3:195-200. 2011
  6. pmc Green Synthesis of Small Silver Nanoparticles Using Geraniol and Its Cytotoxicity against Fibrosarcoma-Wehi 164
    Mona Safaepour
    Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology and Biotechnology Research Center, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Avicenna J Med Biotechnol 1:111-5. 2009
  7. pmc Selenium nanoparticle-enriched Lactobacillus brevis causes more efficient immune responses in vivo and reduces the liver metastasis in metastatic form of mouse breast cancer
    Mohammad Hossein Yazdi
    Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Faculty of Pharmacy and Biotechnology Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Daru 21:33. 2013
  8. pmc Fabrication of docetaxel surfaced Fe3O4 magnetite nanoparticles and their cytotoxicity on 4 T1 breast cancer cells
    Mh Yazdi
    Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology and Biotechnology Research Center, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Daru 20:15. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Trans-cinnamaldehyde from Cinnamomum zeylanicum bark essential oil reduces the clindamycin resistance of Clostridium difficile in vitro
    A R Shahverdi
    Dept of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Center, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran Univ of Medical Sciences, 14174 Tehran, Iran
    J Food Sci 72:S055-8. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Galbanic acid from Ferula szowitsiana enhanced the antibacterial activity of penicillin G and cephalexin against Staphylococcus aureus
    Ahmad Reza Shahverdi
    Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology and Medicinal Plant Research Center, Faculty of Pharmacy, Medical Sciences University of Tehran, Tehran 1417614411, Iran
    Biol Pharm Bull 30:1805-7. 2007

Collaborators

  • Mehrdad Iranshahi
  • Gholamreza Amin
  • F Rafii
  • Mohammad Reza Khorramizadeh
  • Gholamreza Dehghan
  • Bahman Nickavar
  • Ali Khalaj
  • Mohammad R Fazeli
  • Mortaza Bagheri
  • Mohammad Hossein Yazdi
  • Hamid R Monsef-Esfahani
  • Reza Hajiaghaee
  • Zahra Bahri Kazempour
  • Mh Yazdi
  • Maryam Moazeni
  • Kamyar Mollazadeh-Moghaddam
  • Maryam Banoee
  • P Alimirzaee
  • Mona Safaepour
  • Ali Fakhimi
  • J Hamedi
  • Neda Setayesh
  • Mohammad Esfandyar
  • Mehdi Mahdavi
  • M Amini
  • Niloofar Rashidi
  • Sassan Rezaie
  • Z Niazzadeh Najafi
  • Fatemeh Noorbakhsh
  • Reza Dolatabadi-Bazaz
  • Bardia Varasteh Moradi
  • Mojtaba Shakibae
  • Kamyar M Moghaddam
  • Zeinab E Nazari
  • Sepideh Seif
  • Hamid R Shahverdi
  • Ali Moballegh
  • Parisa Jafari-Fesharaki
  • Mohsen Amini
  • H Jamalifar
  • H R Monsef-Esfahani
  • Hamid Reza Shahverdi
  • R Hajiaghaee
  • A R Gohari
  • S Mirzaee
  • Ahmad Reza Gohari
  • S Saeidnia
  • Farideh Attar
  • Farshid Saadat
  • Esam Amin-Ar-Ramimeh
  • Gholamreza Zarrini
  • A Mohammadi
  • M Shiran
  • Seyed Ahmad Emami
  • N Samadi
  • S Akhondi

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial activity and main chemical composition of two smoke condensates from Peganum harmala seeds
    Ahmad R Shahverdi
    Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Z Naturforsch C 60:707-10. 2005
    ..Harmine was not detected in an n-hexane extract and we did not observe antimicrobial activity from this smoke preparation at the tested concentrations...
  2. ncbi request reprint Sophoraflavanone G from sophora pachycarpa enhanced the antibacterial activity of gentamycin against Staphylococcus aureus
    Ali Fakhimi
    Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Center, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, P O Box 14155 6451, Tehran, Iran
    Z Naturforsch C 61:769-72. 2006
    ..These results signify that the ultra-low concentration of sophoraflavanone G potentiates the antimicrobial action of gentamycin suggesting a possible utilization of this compound in combination therapy against Staphylococcus aureus...
  3. ncbi request reprint Synthesis and effect of silver nanoparticles on the antibacterial activity of different antibiotics against Staphylococcus aureus and Escherichia coli
    Ahmad R Shahverdi
    Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology and Medical Nanotechnology Research Center, Faculty of Pharmacy, Medical Sciences University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
    Nanomedicine 3:168-71. 2007
    ..The highest enhancing effects were observed for vancomycin, amoxicillin, and penicillin G against S. aureus...
  4. pmc Sub-inhibitory concentration of biogenic selenium nanoparticles lacks post antifungal effect for Aspergillus niger and Candida albicans and stimulates the growth of Aspergillus niger
    Zahra Bahri Kazempour
    Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology and Biotechnology Research Centre, School of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Iran J Microbiol 5:81-5. 2013
    ..In the present study, freshly prepared Se NPs produced by were purified and characterized by transmission electron microscopy and Energy-Dispersive X-ray spectroscopy (EDS) and its post antifungal effects for two fungi were evaluated...
  5. pmc An Enhancing Effect of Gold Nanoparticles on the Lethal Action of 2450 MHz Electromagnetic Radiation in Microwave Oven
    Kamyar Mollazadeh-Moghaddam
    Students Scientific Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Avicenna J Med Biotechnol 3:195-200. 2011
    ..aureus) ATCC 29737. The results showed that application of gold nanoparticles can enhance the lethal effect of low power microwave in a very short exposure time (5 s)...
  6. pmc Green Synthesis of Small Silver Nanoparticles Using Geraniol and Its Cytotoxicity against Fibrosarcoma-Wehi 164
    Mona Safaepour
    Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology and Biotechnology Research Center, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Avicenna J Med Biotechnol 1:111-5. 2009
    ..The concentration necessary to produce 50% cell death was 2.6 µg/ml for this silver nanoparticles preapared with geraniol...
  7. pmc Selenium nanoparticle-enriched Lactobacillus brevis causes more efficient immune responses in vivo and reduces the liver metastasis in metastatic form of mouse breast cancer
    Mohammad Hossein Yazdi
    Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Faculty of Pharmacy and Biotechnology Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Daru 21:33. 2013
    ..In this strategy two known immunostimulators, lactic acid bacteria (LAB) and SeNPs, are concomitantly administered for enhancing of immune responses in cancer bearing mice...
  8. pmc Fabrication of docetaxel surfaced Fe3O4 magnetite nanoparticles and their cytotoxicity on 4 T1 breast cancer cells
    Mh Yazdi
    Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology and Biotechnology Research Center, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Daru 20:15. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  9. ncbi request reprint Trans-cinnamaldehyde from Cinnamomum zeylanicum bark essential oil reduces the clindamycin resistance of Clostridium difficile in vitro
    A R Shahverdi
    Dept of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Center, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran Univ of Medical Sciences, 14174 Tehran, Iran
    J Food Sci 72:S055-8. 2007
    ..difficile...
  10. ncbi request reprint Galbanic acid from Ferula szowitsiana enhanced the antibacterial activity of penicillin G and cephalexin against Staphylococcus aureus
    Ahmad Reza Shahverdi
    Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology and Medicinal Plant Research Center, Faculty of Pharmacy, Medical Sciences University of Tehran, Tehran 1417614411, Iran
    Biol Pharm Bull 30:1805-7. 2007
    ..aureus...
  11. ncbi request reprint Inhibition of nitrofurantoin reduction by menthol leads to enhanced antimicrobial activity
    A R Shahverdi
    Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences 14174, Tehran, Iran
    J Chemother 15:449-53. 2003
    ..inactivate the bactericidal activity of nitrofurantoin. Also we demonstrated a synergistic effect between menthol and nitrofurantoin bactericidal activities against nitrofurantoin susceptible Enterobacteriaceae...
  12. ncbi request reprint Piperitone from Mentha longifolia var. chorodictya Rech F. reduces the nitrofurantoin resistance of strains of enterobacteriaceae
    A R Shahverdi
    Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Phytother Res 18:911-4. 2004
    ..1 microl of the piperitone fraction decreased the MIC of nitrofurantoin 3-20 fold for the different strains of Enterobacteriaceae tested...
  13. ncbi request reprint A TLC bioautographic assay for the detection of nitrofurantoin resistance reversal compound
    Ahmad R Shahverdi
    Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, 14174 Tehran, Iran
    J Chromatogr B Analyt Technol Biomed Life Sci 850:528-30. 2007
    ..Piperitone was not detected in the essential oil of Humulus lupulus and we could not observe any clear areas in this bioautographic method...
  14. ncbi request reprint Bleaching of Serratia marcescens by some coumarins: a spectrophotometric study
    Ahmad Reza Shahverdi
    Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Basic Microbiol 45:470-4. 2005
    ..Comparing the structures of the different coumarins showed that the linear sesquiterpene part of the umbelliprenin structure may be essential for the bleaching effect of S. marcescens ...
  15. ncbi request reprint Two matrix metalloproteinases inhibitors from Ferula persica var. persica
    A R Shahverdi
    Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology and Medicinal Plant Research Center, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Phytomedicine 13:712-7. 2006
    ..persica var. latisecta. Since inhibition of MMP activity has been employed in modality therapy in diseases such as cancer, this compound might be promising in the preparation of anti-MMP therapeutic derivatives...
  16. ncbi request reprint Umbelliprenin from Ferula persica roots inhibits the red pigment production in Serratia marcescens
    Mehrdad Iranshahi
    Department of Pharmacognosy Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Z Naturforsch C 59:506-8. 2004
    ..Neither the chloroform extract nor the isolated umbelliprenin fraction showed any antibacterial activity against the test strain at a certain concentration. In contrast, they exhibited depigmentation zones on culture plates...
  17. doi request reprint ZnO nanoparticles enhanced antibacterial activity of ciprofloxacin against Staphylococcus aureus and Escherichia coli
    Maryam Banoee
    Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater 93:557-61. 2010
    ..coli The enhancing effect of ZnO nanoparticles on the antibacterial activity of ciprofloxacin was concentration-dependent against all test strains. The most enhancing activities were observed in the contents of the 2000 microg/disk...
  18. ncbi request reprint Inhibitory effect of aerial parts of Scrophularia striata on matrix metalloproteinases expression
    Reza Hajiaghaee
    Department of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Medical Sciences, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
    Phytother Res 21:1127-9. 2007
    ..It is concluded that the aerial parts of S. striata might contain various polar compounds that inhibit MMPs...
  19. ncbi request reprint Flavonoids, cinnamic acid and phenyl propanoid from aerial parts of Scrophularia striata
    Hamid R Monsef-Esfahani
    Department of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Pharm Biol 48:333-6. 2010
    ..striata Boiss. by chromatographic techniques and the structures of compounds were characterized by spectroscopic methods. This is the first report regarding the isolation of these compounds from S. striata...
  20. doi request reprint 1-methyl malate from Berberis integerrima fruits enhances the antibacterial activity of ampicillin against Staphylococcus aureus
    P Alimirzaee
    Pharmaceutical Research Unit, Azad University, Tehran, Iran
    Phytother Res 23:797-800. 2009
    ..integerrima fruits. Also, 1-methyl malate increased the bactericidal activity of ampicillin. In the presence of 2 mg/mL of 1-methyl malate the MIC of ampicillin for S. aureus decreased from 128 to 1 microg/mL (128-fold)...
  21. pmc Extracellular production of silver nanoparticles by using three common species of dermatophytes: Trichophyton rubrum, Trichophyton mentagrophytes and Microsporum canis
    Maryam Moazeni
    Div of Molecular Biology, Dep of Medical Mycology and Parasitology, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Iran Biomed J 16:52-8. 2012
    ..In this study, we have reported the extracellular synthesis of highly stable silver nanoparticles using three species of dermatophytes: Trichophyton rubrum, Trichophyton mentagrophytes and Microsporum canis...
  22. ncbi request reprint A cylinder-plate method for microbiological assay of clavulanic acid
    J Hamedi
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Biology, University College of Sciences, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran
    Pharmeur Sci Notes 2006:53-4. 2006
    ..coli was linear (r > 0.99) and in the range of 8-20 microg/ml. These results indicate that the proposed method is appropriate for the determination of clavulanic acid in commercial samples and can be used in routine quality control...
  23. doi request reprint Cancer chemopreventive activity of terpenoid coumarins from Ferula species
    Mehrdad Iranshahi
    Department of Pharmacognosy and Biotechnology, Biotechnology Research Center, Faculty of Pharmacy, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran
    Planta Med 74:147-50. 2008
    ..Our findings revealed that the presence of a prenyl moiety in the terpenoid coumarins plays an important role in anti-tumor promoting activity as previously reported for xanthones, coumarins, flavonoids and phenylpropanoids...
  24. ncbi request reprint Synthesis and antibacterial activity of 2-(4-substituted phenyl)-3(2H)-isothiazolones
    Ali Khalaj
    Department of Medicinal Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran Medical Sciences University, P O Box 14155 6451, Tehran, Iran
    Eur J Med Chem 39:699-705. 2004
    ..In general, most of the compounds bearing electron withdrawing group at 4-position of the phenyl ring were more active against Gram-positive and most of those having piperazine derivatives were more active against Gram-negative bacteria...