Chairperson: Abdelkareem Abdallah Ahmed Abdallah, PhD

Associate Professor



Selected papers

Adriano Mollicaa, Azzurra Stefanuccia, Gokhan Zenginb, Marcello Locatellia, Giorgia Macedonioa, Giustino Orlandoa, Claudio Ferrantea, Luigi Menghinia, Lucia Recinellaa, Sheila Leonea, Annalisa Chiavarolia, Lidia Leporini, Chiar Di Nisio, Luigi Brunetti, Eltayeb Tayrab, Islam Alid, Taha H. Musae, Hassan H. Musa, Abdelkareem A. Ahmed. Polyphenolic composition, enzyme inhibitory effects ex-vivo and in-vivo studies on two Brassicaceae of north-central Italy. Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy 107 (2018) 129–138

Abdelkareem A. Ahmed, Jafaar S. Fedail, Hassan H. Musa, Asghar Ali Kamboh, Amal Z. Sifaldin, Taha H. Musa. Gum Arabic extracts protect against hepatic oxidative stress in alloxan induced diabetes in rats.  Pathophysiology 22 (2015) 189–194

Abdelkareem A. Ahmed, Hassan H. Musa, Jafaar S. Fedail, Amal Z. Sifaldin, Taha H. Musa. Gum arabic decreased visceral adipose tissue associated with downregulationof11β-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type I in liver and muscle of mice. Bioactive Carbohydrates and Dietary Fibre 6 (2015) 31–36.

Hassan H. Musa, Abdelkareem A. Ahmed, Taha H. Musa, Jafaar S. Fedail. Gum Arabic down-regulate PPAR-g and SCD mRNA expression in mice. Polish Annals of Medicine. Volume 22, Issue 1, June 2015, Pages 11–17

Jaafar Suleiman Fedail, Hassan Hussein Musa, Abdelkareem A. Ahmed, Amal Zakria Sifaldin and Taha Hussein Musa. The Effect of Gum Arabic on Energy Balance Genes in Mouse Liver. Journal of Advances in Medicine and Medical Research 24(2): 1-8, 2017


Current project

  1. Antiobesity/Antioxidative/Antidiabetic effects of Gum Arabic on normal and Diabetic Mice/Rat
  2. In vitro and in vivo anti-diabetic effects of Broccolo fiolaro extract
  3. The effects of Gum Arabic on stress related genes expression in Rats


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