Publications by authors named "Daud Ahmad Israf"

35Publications

A Review of Malaysian Herbal Plants and Their Active Constituents with Potential Therapeutic Applications in Sepsis.

Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2020 28;2020:8257817. Epub 2020 Oct 28.

Department of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 UPM Serdang, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia.

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October 2020

The differential effects of commercial specialized media on cell growth and transforming growth factor beta 1-induced epithelial-mesenchymal transition in bronchial epithelial cells.

Mol Biol Rep 2020 May 11;47(5):3511-3519. Epub 2020 Apr 11.

Department of Biomedical Science, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400, Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia.

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May 2020

Differential Regulation of LPS-Mediated VE-Cadherin Disruption in Human Endothelial Cells and the Underlying Signaling Pathways: A Mini Review.

Front Cell Dev Biol 2019 6;7:280. Epub 2020 Jan 6.

Department of Biomedical Science, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Malaysia.

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January 2020

Crosstalk Between Signaling Pathways Involved in the Regulation of Airway Smooth Muscle Cell Hyperplasia.

Front Pharmacol 2019 9;10:1148. Epub 2019 Oct 9.

Department of Biomedical Science, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Malaysia.

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October 2019

Mast cell stabilizing effect of a geranyl acetophenone in dengue virus infection using model of DENV3-induced RBL-2H3 cells.

Biosci Rep 2019 06 4;39(6). Epub 2019 Jun 4.

Department of Biomedical Science, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang 43400, Malaysia

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June 2019

The geranyl acetophenone tHGA attenuates human bronchial smooth muscle proliferation via inhibition of AKT phosphorylation.

Sci Rep 2018 11 9;8(1):16640. Epub 2018 Nov 9.

Department of Biomedical Science, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400, Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia.

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November 2018

Major Bioactive Compounds in Essential Oils Extracted From the Rhizomes of : A Mini-Review on the Anti-allergic and Immunomodulatory Properties.

Front Pharmacol 2018 20;9:652. Epub 2018 Jun 20.

Department of Biomedical Science, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Seri Kembangan, Malaysia.

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June 2018

The Protective Effects of a Synthetic Geranyl Acetophenone in a Cellular Model of TNF-α-Induced Pulmonary Epithelial Barrier Dysfunction.

Molecules 2018 Jun 5;23(6). Epub 2018 Jun 5.

Department of Biomedical Science, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia.

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June 2018

The Molecular Targets and Anti-Invasive Effects of 2,6-bis-(4-hydroxyl-3methoxybenzylidine) cyclohexanone or BHMC in MDA-MB-231 Human Breast Cancer Cells.

Molecules 2018 Apr 10;23(4). Epub 2018 Apr 10.

Department of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang 43400, Selangor, Malaysia.

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April 2018

LAT is essential for the mast cell stabilising effect of tHGA in IgE-mediated mast cell activation.

Biochem Pharmacol 2017 11 13;144:132-148. Epub 2017 Aug 13.

Department of Biomedical Science, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang 43300, Malaysia. Electronic address:

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November 2017

An orally active geranyl acetophenone attenuates airway remodeling in a murine model of chronic asthma.

Eur J Pharmacol 2017 Feb 12;797:53-64. Epub 2017 Jan 12.

Department of Biomedical Science, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia. Electronic address:

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February 2017

Cardamonin (2',4'-dihydroxy-6'-methoxychalcone) isolated from Boesenbergia rotunda (L.) Mansf. inhibits CFA-induced rheumatoid arthritis in rats.

Eur J Pharmacol 2017 Jan 11;794:127-134. Epub 2016 Nov 11.

Department of Pharmaceutical Biology, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, UCSI University, 56000 Cheras, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Electronic address:

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January 2017

Antinociceptive Effect of 3-(2,3-Dimethoxyphenyl)-1-(5-methylfuran-2-yl)prop-2-en-1-one in Mice Models of Induced Nociception.

Molecules 2016 Aug 22;21(8). Epub 2016 Aug 22.

Department of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 Serdang, Malaysia.

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August 2016

Barrier protective effects of 2,4,6-trihydroxy-3-geranyl acetophenone on lipopolysaccharides-stimulated inflammatory responses in human umbilical vein endothelial cells.

J Ethnopharmacol 2016 Nov 9;192:248-255. Epub 2016 Jul 9.

Department of Biomedical Science, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang 43300, Malaysia. Electronic address:

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November 2016

Inhibition of Epithelial CC-Family Chemokine Synthesis by the Synthetic Chalcone DMPF-1 via Disruption of NF-κB Nuclear Translocation and Suppression of Experimental Asthma in Mice.

Mediators Inflamm 2015 2;2015:176926. Epub 2015 Aug 2.

Department of Biomedical Science, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia.

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June 2016

The synthetic curcuminoid BHMC restores endotoxin-stimulated HUVEC dysfunction:Specific disruption on enzymatic activity of p38 MAPK.

Eur J Pharmacol 2015 Feb 3;749:1-11. Epub 2015 Jan 3.

Department of Biomedical Science, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia. Electronic address:

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February 2015

Development and validation of a bioanalytical method for quantification of 2,6-bis-(4-hydroxy-3-methoxybenzylidene)-cyclohexanone (BHMC) in rat plasma.

Molecules 2012 Dec 7;17(12):14555-64. Epub 2012 Dec 7.

Department of Biomedical Science, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia.

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December 2012

BDMC33, A curcumin derivative suppresses inflammatory responses in macrophage-like cellular system: role of inhibition in NF-κB and MAPK signaling pathways.

Int J Mol Sci 2012 6;13(3):2985-3008. Epub 2012 Mar 6.

Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 UPM Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia; E-Mail:

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September 2015

Cardamonin from Alpinia rafflesiana inhibits inflammatory responses in IFN-γ/LPS-stimulated BV2 microglia via NF-κB signalling pathway.

Int Immunopharmacol 2012 Apr 3;12(4):657-65. Epub 2012 Feb 3.

Institute of Bioscience, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 UPM Serdang, Selangor DE, Malaysia.

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April 2012

Zerumbone-induced antinociception: involvement of the L-arginine-nitric oxide-cGMP -PKC-K+ ATP channel pathways.

Basic Clin Pharmacol Toxicol 2011 Mar 18;108(3):155-62. Epub 2010 Oct 18.

Department of Biomedical Science, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia.

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March 2011

Antinociceptive activity of methanolic extract of Acmella uliginosa (Sw.) Cass.

J Ethnopharmacol 2011 Jan 12;133(1):227-33. Epub 2010 Oct 12.

Department of Biomedical Science, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia.

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January 2011

Bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells modulate BV2 microglia responses to lipopolysaccharide.

Int Immunopharmacol 2010 Dec 16;10(12):1532-40. Epub 2010 Sep 16.

Immunology Laboratory, Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400UPM Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia.

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December 2010

A synthetic hydroxypropenone inhibits nitric oxide, prostaglandin E2, and proinflammatory cytokine synthesis.

Immunopharmacol Immunotoxicol 2010 Sep;32(3):495-506

Department of Biomedical Science, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Selangor, Malaysia.

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September 2010

Synthesis and biological evaluation of curcumin-like diarylpentanoid analogues for anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and anti-tyrosinase activities.

Eur J Med Chem 2009 Aug 26;44(8):3195-200. Epub 2009 Mar 26.

Faculty of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia, UPM Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia.

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August 2009

A labdane diterpene glucoside from the rhizomes of Curcuma mangga.

J Nat Prod 2005 Jul;68(7):1090-3

Laboratory of Natural Products, Institute of Bioscience, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia.

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July 2005