Ali Ghasemzadeh

Summary

Affiliation: Universiti Putra Malaysia
Country: Malaysia

Publications

  1. Ghasemzadeh A, Baghdadi A, Z E Jaafar H, Swamy M, Megat Wahab P. Optimization of Flavonoid Extraction from Red and Brown Rice Bran and Evaluation of the Antioxidant Properties. Molecules. 2018;23: pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, an extraction process for flavonoid compounds from red and brown rice bran was successfully optimized. The accuracy of the developed models indicated that the approach is applicable to larger-scale extraction processes. ..
  2. Ghasemzadeh A, Jaafar H, Juraimi A, Tayebi Meigooni A. Comparative Evaluation of Different Extraction Techniques and Solvents for the Assay of Phytochemicals and Antioxidant Activity of Hashemi Rice Bran. Molecules. 2015;20:10822-38 pubmed publisher
    ..The phytochemical constituents of Hashemi rice bran and its antioxidant properties provides insights into its potential application to promote health. ..
  3. Ghasemzadeh A, Jaafar H, Karimi E, Ashkani S. Changes in nutritional metabolites of young ginger (Zingiber officinale Roscoe) in response to elevated carbon dioxide. Molecules. 2014;19:16693-706 pubmed publisher
    ..These results demonstrate that the CO2 enrichment technique could improve content of some amino acids and antinutrients of ginger as a food crop by enhancing its nutritional and health-promoting properties. ..
  4. Ghasemzadeh A, Jaafar H, Baghdadi A, Tayebi Meigooni A. Alpha-Mangostin-Rich Extracts from Mangosteen Pericarp: Optimization of Green Extraction Protocol and Evaluation of Biological Activity. Molecules. 2018;23: pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, the microwave-assisted extraction process of α-mangostin from mangosteen pericarp was successfully optimized, indicating the accuracy of the models developed, which will be usable in a larger-scale extraction process. ..
  5. Ghasemzadeh A, Jaafar H, Baghdadi A, Tayebi Meigooni A. Formation of 6-, 8- and 10-Shogaol in Ginger through Application of Different Drying Methods: Altered Antioxidant and Antimicrobial Activity. Molecules. 2018;23: pubmed publisher
    ..HAD at 150 °C for 6 h, provides a method for enhancing shogaols content in ginger rhizomes with improving antioxidant and antimicrobial activities. ..
  6. Ghasemzadeh A, Karbalaii M, Jaafar H, Rahmat A. Phytochemical constituents, antioxidant activity, and antiproliferative properties of black, red, and brown rice bran. Chem Cent J. 2018;12:17 pubmed publisher
    ..This highlights opportunities for researcher to breed new genotypes of rice with higher nutritional values, which the food industry can use to develop new products that will compete in expanding functional food markets. ..
  7. Ghasemzadeh A, Jaafar H, Bukhori M, Rahmat M, Rahmat A. Assessment and comparison of phytochemical constituents and biological activities of bitter bean (Parkia speciosa Hassk.) collected from different locations in Malaysia. Chem Cent J. 2018;12:12 pubmed publisher
    ..It may also be recommended for the food industry to use seeds from this area for their products, which are going to compete in the expanding functional food markets. ..
  8. Ghasemzadeh A, Ashkani S, Baghdadi A, Pazoki A, Jaafar H, Rahmat A. Improvement in Flavonoids and Phenolic Acids Production and Pharmaceutical Quality of Sweet Basil (Ocimum basilicum L.) by Ultraviolet-B Irradiation. Molecules. 2016;21: pubmed publisher
    ..0 and 58.2 µg/mL, respectively). These observations suggest that post-harvest irradiation with UV-B can be considered a promising technique to improve the healthy-nutritional and pharmaceutical properties of sweet basil leaves. ..
  9. Ghasemzadeh A, Jaafar H, Rahmat A. Variation of the Phytochemical Constituents and Antioxidant Activities of Zingiber officinale var. rubrum Theilade Associated with Different Drying Methods and Polyphenol Oxidase Activity. Molecules. 2016;21: pubmed publisher
    ..Vacuum oven dried rhizomes can be utilized as an ingredient for the development of value-added food products as they contain high contents of phytochemicals with valuable antioxidant potential. ..

More Information

Publications18

  1. Ghasemzadeh A, Talei D, Jaafar H, Juraimi A, Mohamed M, Puteh A, et al. Plant-growth regulators alter phytochemical constituents and pharmaceutical quality in Sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas L.). BMC Complement Altern Med. 2016;16:152 pubmed publisher
    ..MeJA has great potential to enhance the production of important health-promoting phytochemicals in sweet potato. ..
  2. Ghasemzadeh A, Jaafar H, Rahmat A. Changes in antioxidant and antibacterial activities as well as phytochemical constituents associated with ginger storage and polyphenol oxidase activity. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2016;16:382 pubmed
    ..This storage condition will provide greater stability to the concentration of the phytochemical constituents more similar to the fresh material. ..
  3. Ghasemzadeh A, Jaafar H, Rahmat A. Phytochemical constituents and biological activities of different extracts of Strobilanthes crispus (L.) Bremek leaves grown in different locations of Malaysia. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2015;15:422 pubmed publisher
    ..Therefore, based on the potent antioxidant and anticancer activity of leaves extracts, it appears that S. crispus grown in the North-east of Malaysia (Kelantan) is a potential source of anticarcinogenic therapeutic compounds. ..
  4. Ghasemzadeh A, Jaafar H, Rahmat A, Ashkani S. Secondary metabolites constituents and antioxidant, anticancer and antibacterial activities of Etlingera elatior (Jack) R.M.Sm grown in different locations of Malaysia. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2015;15:335 pubmed publisher
    ..elatior grown in the North-east of Malaysia (Kelantan) is a potential source of therapeutic compounds with anti-cancer activity. ..
  5. Ghasemzadeh A, Jaafar H, Rahmat A. Optimization protocol for the extraction of 6-gingerol and 6-shogaol from Zingiber officinale var. rubrum Theilade and improving antioxidant and anticancer activity using response surface methodology. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2015;15:258 pubmed publisher
    ..01) without toxicity to normal cells. The results indicated that the pharmaceutical quality of ginger could be improved significantly by optimizing of extraction process using response surface methodology. ..
  6. Ghasemzadeh A, Nasiri A, Jaafar H, Baghdadi A, Ahmad I. Changes in phytochemical synthesis, chalcone synthase activity and pharmaceutical qualities of sabah snake grass (Clinacanthus nutans L.) in relation to plant age. Molecules. 2014;19:17632-48 pubmed publisher
    ..8 µg/mL. These results indicate that early harvesting of snake grass (6-month-old) may yield increased concentrations of secondary metabolites, which are potent antioxidant compounds. ..
  7. Ghasemzadeh A, Jaafar H, Karimi E, Rahmat A. Optimization of ultrasound-assisted extraction of flavonoid compounds and their pharmaceutical activity from curry leaf (Murraya koenigii L.) using response surface methodology. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2014;14:318 pubmed publisher
    ..2 μg/mL (P < 0.01) without toxicity to normal cells. The results indicated that the pharmaceutical quality of curry leaves could be improved significantly by optimizing the extraction process using response surface methodology. ..
  8. Ghasemzadeh A, Jaafar H, Ashkani S, Rahmat A, Juraimi A, Puteh A, et al. Variation in secondary metabolite production as well as antioxidant and antibacterial activities of Zingiber zerumbet (L.) at different stages of growth. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2016;16:104 pubmed publisher
    ..Three- and 9-month-old plants are recommended when harvesting the leaf and rhizome of Z. zerumbet, respectively, in order to obtain effective pharmaceutical quality of the desired compounds. ..
  9. Ghasemzadeh A, Jaafar H. Profiling of phenolic compounds and their antioxidant and anticancer activities in pandan (Pandanus amaryllifolius Roxb.) extracts from different locations of Malaysia. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2013;13:341 pubmed publisher
    ..Most of the secondary metabolites of herbs are used in a number of pharmaceutical products...