Majed S Alokail

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Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Tea and coffee consumption in relation to vitamin D and calcium levels in Saudi adolescents
    Abdulaziz Al-Othman
    Prince Mutaib Chair for Biomarkers of Osteoporosis, King Saud University, Riyadh, KSA
    Nutr J 11:56. 2012
  2. pmc Effect of physical activity and sun exposure on vitamin D status of Saudi children and adolescents
    Abdulaziz Al-Othman
    Prince Mutaib Chair for Biomarkers of Osteoporosis, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    BMC Pediatr 12:92. 2012
  3. pmc Effects of probiotics in patients with diabetes mellitus type 2: study protocol for a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    Majed S Alokail
    Biomarkers Research Program, King Saud University, Riyadh 11451, Saudi Arabia
    Trials 14:195. 2013
  4. doi request reprint A nonsense polymorphism (R392X) in TLR5 protects from obesity but predisposes to diabetes
    Nasser M Al-Daghri
    Biomarkers Research Program, Biochemistry Department, College of Science, King Saud University, Riyadh 11451, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    J Immunol 190:3716-20. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Modest reversal of metabolic syndrome manifestations with vitamin D status correction: a 12-month prospective study
    Nasser M Al-Daghri
    Biomarkers Research Program, Biochemistry Department, College of Science, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, KSA
    Metabolism 61:661-6. 2012
  6. pmc Metabolic syndrome biomarkers and early breast cancer in Saudi women: evidence for the presence of a systemic stress response and/or a pre-existing metabolic syndrome-related neoplasia risk?
    Majed S Alokail
    Biomarkers Research Program, Biochemistry Department, College of Science, King Saud University, Riyadh, 11451, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia KSA
    BMC Cancer 13:54. 2013
  7. pmc Vitamin D supplementation as an adjuvant therapy for patients with T2DM: an 18-month prospective interventional study
    Nasser M Al-Daghri
    Biomarkers Research Program, Biochemistry Department, College of Science, King Saud University, PO Box, 2455, Riyadh, 11451, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 11:85. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Association of VDR-gene variants with factors related to the metabolic syndrome, type 2 diabetes and vitamin D deficiency
    Nasser M Al-Daghri
    Center of Excellence in Biotechnology Research, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Biomarkers Research Program, Biochemistry Department, College of Science, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Prince Mutaib Chair for Biomarkers of Osteoporosis, Biochemistry Department, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Electronic address
    Gene 542:129-33. 2014
  9. ncbi request reprint Variants of endothelial nitric oxide synthase gene are associated with components of metabolic syndrome in an Arab population
    Khalid M Alkharfy
    Department of Clinical Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy, King Saud University, Riyadh 11451, Saudi Arabia
    Endocr J 59:253-63. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Soluble CD163 is associated with body mass index and blood pressure in hypertensive obese Saudi patients
    Nasser M Al-Daghri
    Biomarkers Research Program, Department of Biochemistry, College of Science, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Eur J Clin Invest 42:1221-6. 2012

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Publications47

  1. pmc Tea and coffee consumption in relation to vitamin D and calcium levels in Saudi adolescents
    Abdulaziz Al-Othman
    Prince Mutaib Chair for Biomarkers of Osteoporosis, King Saud University, Riyadh, KSA
    Nutr J 11:56. 2012
    ..Here we determine for the first time whether increased coffee and tea consumption affects circulating levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D in a cohort of Saudi adolescents...
  2. pmc Effect of physical activity and sun exposure on vitamin D status of Saudi children and adolescents
    Abdulaziz Al-Othman
    Prince Mutaib Chair for Biomarkers of Osteoporosis, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    BMC Pediatr 12:92. 2012
    ..In this context, we aimed to determine whether the prevalence of vitamin D deficiency is related to degree of physical activity and sun exposure among apparently healthy Saudi children and adolescents, a little studied population...
  3. pmc Effects of probiotics in patients with diabetes mellitus type 2: study protocol for a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    Majed S Alokail
    Biomarkers Research Program, King Saud University, Riyadh 11451, Saudi Arabia
    Trials 14:195. 2013
    ..Therefore, the aim of this study is to characterize the beneficial effects of probiotics on circulating endotoxin levels and other biomarkers related to systemic low-grade inflammation in patients with T2DM...
  4. doi request reprint A nonsense polymorphism (R392X) in TLR5 protects from obesity but predisposes to diabetes
    Nasser M Al-Daghri
    Biomarkers Research Program, Biochemistry Department, College of Science, King Saud University, Riyadh 11451, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    J Immunol 190:3716-20. 2013
    ..These effects are apparently sex-specific. Data in this study reinforce the hypothesis that metabolic diseases, including T2D, are associated with immune dysregulation...
  5. doi request reprint Modest reversal of metabolic syndrome manifestations with vitamin D status correction: a 12-month prospective study
    Nasser M Al-Daghri
    Biomarkers Research Program, Biochemistry Department, College of Science, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, KSA
    Metabolism 61:661-6. 2012
    ..Optimization of vitamin D status through sun exposure and increased intake of a vitamin D-rich diet can lead to an improved cardiometabolic profile, offering a promising nonpharmacologic approach in the prevention of MetS manifestations...
  6. pmc Metabolic syndrome biomarkers and early breast cancer in Saudi women: evidence for the presence of a systemic stress response and/or a pre-existing metabolic syndrome-related neoplasia risk?
    Majed S Alokail
    Biomarkers Research Program, Biochemistry Department, College of Science, King Saud University, Riyadh, 11451, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia KSA
    BMC Cancer 13:54. 2013
    ..Obesity has been linked to many adverse health consequences, including breast cancer. This study aims to determine adipocytokine and other biological changes in recently diagnosed breast cancer patients before therapy is started...
  7. pmc Vitamin D supplementation as an adjuvant therapy for patients with T2DM: an 18-month prospective interventional study
    Nasser M Al-Daghri
    Biomarkers Research Program, Biochemistry Department, College of Science, King Saud University, PO Box, 2455, Riyadh, 11451, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 11:85. 2012
    ..In this prospective interventional study we investigated the effects of vitamin D3 supplementation on the metabolic profiles of Saudi T2DM subjects pre- and post-vitamin D supplementation over an 18-month period...
  8. ncbi request reprint Association of VDR-gene variants with factors related to the metabolic syndrome, type 2 diabetes and vitamin D deficiency
    Nasser M Al-Daghri
    Center of Excellence in Biotechnology Research, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Biomarkers Research Program, Biochemistry Department, College of Science, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Prince Mutaib Chair for Biomarkers of Osteoporosis, Biochemistry Department, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Electronic address
    Gene 542:129-33. 2014
    ..FokI and BsmI have protective and facilitative effects on the risk for T2DM, while the ApaI genotype was associated with reduced vitamin D deficiency...
  9. ncbi request reprint Variants of endothelial nitric oxide synthase gene are associated with components of metabolic syndrome in an Arab population
    Khalid M Alkharfy
    Department of Clinical Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy, King Saud University, Riyadh 11451, Saudi Arabia
    Endocr J 59:253-63. 2012
    ..A genetic predisposition to develop abnormal metabolic phenotypes, consistent with an increased prevalence of metabolic phenotypes can be detected in this ethnic group...
  10. doi request reprint Soluble CD163 is associated with body mass index and blood pressure in hypertensive obese Saudi patients
    Nasser M Al-Daghri
    Biomarkers Research Program, Department of Biochemistry, College of Science, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Eur J Clin Invest 42:1221-6. 2012
    ..In this study, we determined how sCD163, a monocyte/macrophage soluble scavenger receptor and immunomodulator, relates to arterial blood pressure (BP) in hypertensive Saudi individuals...
  11. ncbi request reprint Gender differences exist in the association of leptin and adiponectin levels with insulin resistance parameters in prepubertal Arab children
    Nasser M Al-Daghri
    Biomarkers Research Program, Department of Biochemistry, College of Science, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 24:427-32. 2011
    ..Differences in correlations between leptin, adiponectin and insulin resistance in children exist in different ethnic populations. No such information is available in Arab children. This study aims to fill this gap...
  12. doi request reprint Increased vitamin D supplementation recommended during summer season in the gulf region: a counterintuitive seasonal effect in vitamin D levels in adult, overweight and obese Middle Eastern residents
    Nasser M Al-Daghri
    Biomarkers Research Program, Biochemistry Department, College of Science, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 76:346-50. 2012
    ..In this follow-up study, we determined seasonal differences in serum 25(OH)-vitamin D (25(OH)D) levels, as well as parallel changes in metabolic parameters, in a cohort of adult, overweight and obese Saudis...
  13. doi request reprint Visceral adiposity index is highly associated with adiponectin values and glycaemic disturbances
    Nasser M Al-Daghri
    Biomarkers Research Program, Department of Biochemistry, College of Science, King Saud University, Riyadh 11451, KSA
    Eur J Clin Invest 43:183-9. 2013
    ..However, up to now, VAI has not been evaluated if it correlates with carbohydrate metabolism disorders, as well as with adipokine secretion from the fat mass...
  14. pmc Thiamine and its phosphate esters in relation to cardiometabolic risk factors in Saudi Arabs
    Nasser M Al-Daghri
    Biomarkers Research Program, College of Science, King Saud University, Riyadh 11451, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Eur J Med Res 18:32. 2013
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  15. pmc Circulating leukocyte telomere length is highly heritable among families of Arab descent
    Omar S Al-Attas
    Biomarkers Research Program, Biochemistry Department, College of Science, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    BMC Med Genet 13:38. 2012
    ..As such, the aim of this study was to address the inheritability of telomere length in Saudi families and the impact of cardiometabolic disease biomarkers on telomere length...
  16. doi request reprint The Q192R polymorphism of the paraoxonase 1 gene is a risk factor for coronary artery disease in Saudi subjects
    Mohammed A Hassan
    Department of Biochemistry College of Science, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Mol Cell Biochem 380:121-8. 2013
    ..The negative effect of this genetic variant is presumably due to the diminished ability of the RR variant genotype of PON1 to blunt LDL oxidation...
  17. doi request reprint Association of dietary fatty acids intake with pro-coagulation and inflammation in Saudi Adults
    Omar S Al-Attas
    Biochemistry Department, College of Science, King, Saud University, PO Box, 2455, Riyadh 11451, Saudi Arabia
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 23:55-64. 2014
    ..We conclude that dietary intake may exert a gender-specific effect in inflammatory processes among adults. Further studies are warranted to confirm present findings. ..
  18. pmc Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon exposure and pediatric asthma in children: a case-control study
    Nasser M Al-Daghri
    Biochemistry Department, College of Science, King Saud University, Riyadh 11451, Saudi Arabia
    Environ Health 12:1. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that increased serum PAHs are associated with allergy, asthma, or respiratory symptoms...
  19. doi request reprint Adiponectin gene polymorphisms (T45G and G276T), adiponectin levels and risk for metabolic diseases in an Arab population
    Nasser M Al-Daghri
    Biomarkers Research Program, Department of Biochemistry, College of Science, King Saud University, Riyadh 11451, Saudi Arabia
    Gene 493:142-7. 2012
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  20. pmc Selected dietary nutrients and the prevalence of metabolic syndrome in adult males and females in Saudi Arabia: a pilot study
    Nasser M Al-Daghri
    Center of Excellence in Biotechnology Research, King Saud University, Riyadh 11451, Saudi Arabia
    Nutrients 5:4587-604. 2013
    ..The pattern of daily dietary intake of selected nutrients among the general population of Saudi Arabia raises concern, and this dietary imbalance could increase the risk of metabolic syndrome, particularly in adult Saudi females. ..
  21. pmc Association of body mass index, sagittal abdominal diameter and waist-hip ratio with cardiometabolic risk factors and adipocytokines in Arab children and adolescents
    Omar S Al-Attas
    Biomarkers Research Program, Biochemistry Department, College of Science, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    BMC Pediatr 12:119. 2012
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  22. pmc Mammalian NPC1 genes may undergo positive selection and human polymorphisms associate with type 2 diabetes
    Nasser M Al-Daghri
    Biomarkers Research Program, Biochemistry Department, College of Science, King Saud University, King Abdullah road, Riyadh 11451, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    BMC Med 10:140. 2012
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  23. pmc Increased circulating ANG II and TNF-α represents important risk factors in obese saudi adults with hypertension irrespective of diabetic status and BMI
    Nasser M Al-Daghri
    Biomarkers Research Program, Department of Biochemistry, College of Science, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    PLoS ONE 7:e51255. 2012
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  24. ncbi request reprint Vitamin d receptor gene polymorphisms are associated with obesity and inflammosome activity
    Nasser M Al-Daghri
    Biomarkers Research Program, Biochemistry Department, College of Science, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia KSA Prince Mutaib Chair for Biomarkers of Osteoporosis, College of Science, King Saud University, Riyadh, KSA Center of Excellence in Biotechnology Research, King Saud University, Riyadh, KSA
    PLoS ONE 9:e102141. 2014
    ..These results could help the definition of VDR fingerprints that predict an increased risk of developing obesity and might contribute to the identification of novel therapeutic strategies for this metabolic condition. ..
  25. doi request reprint Association between type 2 diabetes mellitus-related SNP variants and obesity traits in a Saudi population
    Nasser M Al-Daghri
    Biomarkers Research Program, Biochemistry Department, College of Science, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Mol Biol Rep 41:1731-40. 2014
    ..Variants of a number of established T2DM related SNPs were associated with obesity phenotypes and may be significant hereditary factors in the pathogenesis of T2DM...
  26. pmc Stress and cardiometabolic manifestations among Saudi students entering universities: a cross-sectional observational study
    Nasser M Al-Daghri
    Prince Mutaib Chair for Biomarkers of Osteoporosis, Biochemistry Department, College of Science, King Saud University, P, O, Box, 2455, Riyadh 11451, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    BMC Public Health 14:391. 2014
    ..In this observational study, we aimed to see whether transition in Saudi students entering university life could be a breeding stage for cardiometabolic risk factor emergence and clustering...
  27. doi request reprint Visceral obesity and inflammation markers in relation to serum prostate volume biomarkers among apparently healthy men
    Majed S Alokail
    Department of Biochemistry, College of Science, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Eur J Clin Invest 41:987-94. 2011
    ..This study aims to fill this gap...
  28. pmc Adiposity and insulin resistance correlate with telomere length in middle-aged Arabs: the influence of circulating adiponectin
    Omar S Al-Attas
    Department of Biochemistry, Obesity Research Center, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Eur J Endocrinol 163:601-7. 2010
    ..In this study, we determined associations of chromosomal telomere length (TL) to markers of obesity and insulin resistance in middle-aged adult male and female Arabs with and without diabetes mellitus type 2 (DMT2)...
  29. pmc Gender-dependent associations between socioeconomic status and metabolic syndrome: a cross-sectional study in the adult Saudi population
    Nasser M Al-Daghri
    Center of Excellence in Biotechnology Research, King Saud University, Riyadh 11451, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 14:51. 2014
    ..To determine the gender-dependent association of socio-economic status variables with the prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MetS) in the adult Saudi population...
  30. doi request reprint Assessing the contribution of 38 genetic loci to the risk of type 2 diabetes in the Saudi Arabian Population
    Nasser M Al-Daghri
    Biomarkers Research Program, Biochemistry Department, College of Science, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Center of Excellence in Biotechnology Research Centre, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Prince Mutaib Chair for Biomarkers of Osteoporosis, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 80:532-7. 2014
    ..However, the contribution of these loci to T2D in the Middle Eastern populations with high T2D prevalence is unknown...
  31. doi request reprint Adiponectin gene variants and the risk of coronary artery disease in patients with type 2 diabetes
    Nasser M Al-Daghri
    Department of Biochemistry, College of Science, King Saud University, PO Box 2455, Riyadh, 11451, Saudi Arabia
    Mol Biol Rep 38:3703-8. 2011
    ..These findings support a role for adiponectin gene in the increased CAD risk in diabetes patients and are consistent with genetic heterogeneity in the association between adiponectin gene and coronary artery disease...
  32. pmc Perceived stress scores among Saudi students entering universities: a prospective study during the first year of university life
    Nasser M Al-Daghri
    Prince Mutaib Chair for Biomarkers of Osteoporosis, Biochemistry Department, King Saud University, Riyadh 11451, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 11:3972-81. 2014
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  33. pmc Diabetes mellitus type 2 and other chronic non-communicable diseases in the central region, Saudi Arabia (Riyadh cohort 2): a decade of an epidemic
    Nasser M Al-Daghri
    Biomarkers Research Program, Biochemistry Department, College of Science, King Saud University, Riyadh 11451, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    BMC Med 9:76. 2011
    ..This study aims to fill this gap...
  34. pmc Lower vitamin D status is more common among Saudi adults with diabetes mellitus type 1 than in non-diabetics
    Nasser M Al-Daghri
    Biomarkers Research Program, Biochemistry Department, College of Science, King Saud University, Riyadh 11451, Saudi Arabia
    BMC Public Health 14:153. 2014
    ..We aimed to determine and compare the vitamin D status of Saudi adults with and without DMT1...
  35. doi request reprint Potential ultrastructural changes in rat epididymal cell types induced by Boswellia papyrifera and Boswellia carterii incense
    Mukhtar Ahmed
    Transmission Electron Microscope Unit, Research Centre, College of Science, King Saud University, PO Box 2455, Riyadh 11451, Saudi Arabia Electronic address
    C R Biol 336:392-9. 2013
    ..The results of this study suggest that these plants systematically affect cauda epididymal cell types and its lumen through its potential toxicity...
  36. pmc Parent-offspring transmission of adipocytokine levels and their associations with metabolic traits
    Nasser M Al-Daghri
    Biomarkers Research Program, Biochemistry Department, College of Science, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    PLoS ONE 6:e18182. 2011
    ..Investigation at the genomic scale is required to determine the variants affecting the regulation of the hormones studied...
  37. pmc Fenugreek extract as an inducer of cellular death via autophagy in human T lymphoma Jurkat cells
    Nasser M Al-Daghri
    Biomarkers Research Program, Department of Biochemistry, College of Science King Saud University, PO Box 2455, Riyadh 11451, Saudi Arabia
    BMC Complement Altern Med 12:202. 2012
    ..The current study focuses on the anticancer properties of fenugreek, a herb with proven anti-diabetic, antitumor and immune-stimulating functions...
  38. doi request reprint Relationship between resistin and aPAI-1 levels with insulin resistance in Saudi children
    Nasser M Al-Daghri
    Biochemistry Department, College of Science, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Pediatr Int 52:551-6. 2010
    ..The purpose of the present study was therefore to evaluate serum levels of resistin and active PAI-1 (aPAI-1) in Saudi children and their association with the various obesity-related complications...
  39. ncbi request reprint Assessment of selected nutrient intake and adipocytokine profile among Saudi children and adults
    Nasser M Al-Daghri
    Center of Excellence in Biotechnology Research, King Saud University, Riyadh, KSA
    Endocr J 59:1057-63. 2012
    ..02). Overall, the dietary intakes of selected nutrients in Saudi adults and children were not adequate with most of them below cut-off EAR values except for essential amino acids...
  40. pmc Increased IL-4 mRNA expression and poly-aromatic hydrocarbon concentrations from children with asthma
    Nasser M Al-Daghri
    Biomarkers Research Program, Biochemistry Department, College of Science, King Saud University, PO Box, 2455, 11451 Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    BMC Pediatr 14:17. 2014
    ..To correlate the obtained mRNA data with serum IL-4, IFN-γ and PAH levels. Further, to determine the effect of in vivo exposure to PAH on mRNA expression of IL-4, IFN-γ and ACSL3 genes in a rat model...
  41. ncbi request reprint Increased TNF α, IL-6 and ErbB2 mRNA expression in peripheral blood leukocytes from breast cancer patients
    Majed S Alokail
    Biomarkers Research Program, Department of Biochemistry, College of Science, King Saud University, PO Box 2455, Riyadh, 11451, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Med Oncol 31:38. 2014
    ..72-fold compared to lean control subjects and were also significantly higher compared to overweight/obese subjects. Breast cancer and obesity are associated with altered mRNA levels of cytokines and tumor marker in peripheral blood. ..
  42. doi request reprint Long-term exposure to incense smoke alters metabolism in Wistar albino rats
    Majed S Alokail
    Department of Biochemistry, College of Science, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Cell Biochem Funct 29:96-101. 2011
    ..Taken together, these data suggest that incense smoke influences metabolism adversely in rats. The effect of incense smoke on human health and the underlying mechanisms need to be studied further...
  43. pmc Decreasing prevalence of the full metabolic syndrome but a persistently high prevalence of dyslipidemia among adult Arabs
    Nasser M Al-Daghri
    Biochemistry Department, College of Science, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    PLoS ONE 5:e12159. 2010
    ..Scientific inquiry into the molecular causes of these manifestations should be pursued as a first step in the discovery of etiologic therapies...
  44. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D receptor gene polymorphisms and HLA DRB1*04 cosegregation in Saudi type 2 diabetes patients
    Nasser M Al-Daghri
    Biomarkers Research Program, Biochemistry Department, College of Science, King Saud University, Riyadh 11451, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    J Immunol 188:1325-32. 2012
    ..VDR polymorphisms are present in T2DM, and correlate with HLA DRB1*04 and with immunologic and metabolic parameters; results from this study add T2DM to the list of diseases that are likely modulated by an HLA/VDR interaction...
  45. doi request reprint The protective effect of thymoquinone against sepsis syndrome morbidity and mortality in mice
    Khalid M Alkharfy
    Department of Clinical Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Int Immunopharmacol 11:250-4. 2011
    ..1817 and 0.0851, respectively). This study gives strength to the potential clinical relevance of thymoquinone in sepsis-related morbidity and mortality reduction and suggests that human studies should be performed...
  46. pmc Potential changes in rat spermatogenesis and sperm parameters after inhalation of Boswellia papyrifera and Boswellia carterii incense
    Mukhtar Ahmed
    Transmission Electron Microscope Unit, Research Centre, College of Science, King Saud University, P O Box 2455, Riyadh 11451, Saudi Arabia
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 10:830-44. 2013
    ..These findings demonstrate that the B. papyrifera and B. carterii smoke affects the process of spermatogenesis and sperm parameters and indicate the detrimental effects of these incense materials on human reproductive system...
  47. ncbi request reprint Endothelial nitric oxide synthase gene polymorphisms (894G > T and -786T > C) and risk of coronary artery disease in a Saudi population
    Khalid M Alkharfy
    Department of Clinical Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Arch Med Res 41:134-41. 2010
    ..We studied the associations of 894G>T and -786T>C polymorphisms of endothelial nitric oxide synthase gene with coronary artery disease in Saudi population...