Dr Ejaz Ahmad, PhD - University of Toledo

Dr Ejaz Ahmad

PhD

University of Toledo

Toledo, Ohio | United States

Additional Specialties: Protein-protein/ligand interaction; Protein conformation and function

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Dr Ejaz Ahmad, PhD - University of Toledo

Dr Ejaz Ahmad

PhD

Introduction

Primary Affiliation: University of Toledo - Toledo, Ohio , United States

Additional Specialties:

Education

Jan 2012
Aligarh Muslim University
PhD
Interdisciplinary Biotechnology Unit

Experience

Jan 2014 - Jan 2015
Central European Institute of Technology
Research Specialist/Research Associate
Jan 2013 - Jan 2014
Sao Paulo Sate University
Post Doctoral Fellow
Faculty of Pharmacy
Jan 2012 - Jan 2013
Aligarh Muslim University
Research Associate
Interdisciplinary Biotechnology Unit
Jun 2015
University of Toledo
Research Associate
Biological Sciences

Publications

83Publications

1391Reads

3Profile Views

242PubMed Central Citations

MAD1: Kinetochore Receptors and Catalytic Mechanisms.

Front Cell Dev Biol 2018 7;6:51. Epub 2018 May 7.

Department of Biological Sciences, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fcell.2018.00051DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5949338PMC
May 2018
1 Read

Biogenic terbium oxide nanoparticles as the vanguard against osteosarcoma.

Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 2016 Nov 2;168:123-131. Epub 2016 Jun 2.

Department of Biotechnology, Integral University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226026, India. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.saa.2016.05.053DOI Listing
November 2016
20 Reads
2.353 Impact Factor

Sub-MICs of Mentha piperita essential oil and menthol inhibits AHL mediated quorum sensing and biofilm of Gram-negative bacteria.

Front Microbiol 2015 13;6:420. Epub 2015 May 13.

Department of Food Science and Nutrition, College of Food and Agricultural Sciences, King Saud University Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2015.00420DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4429619PMC
June 2015
18 Reads
15 Citations
3.941 Impact Factor

Nanoparticles in relation to peptide and protein aggregation.

Int J Nanomedicine 2014 12;9:899-912. Epub 2014 Feb 12.

Interdisciplinary Biotechnology Unit, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/IJN.S54171DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3928455PMC
May 2015
24 Reads
20 Citations

Flower-shaped ZnO nanoparticles synthesized by a novel approach at near-room temperatures with antibacterial and antifungal properties.

Int J Nanomedicine 2014 10;9:853-64. Epub 2014 Feb 10.

Department of Agricultural Microbiology, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/IJN.S47351DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3925235PMC
May 2015
33 Reads
5 Citations

Elucidating the interaction of limonene with bovine serum albumin: a multi-technique approach.

Mol Biosyst 2015 Jan 10;11(1):307-16. Epub 2014 Nov 10.

Interdisciplinary Biotechnology Unit, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh 202002, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c4mb00548aDOI Listing
January 2015
31 Reads
4 Citations

Analysis of binding interaction between antibacterial ciprofloxacin and human serum albumin by spectroscopic techniques.

Cell Biochem Biophys 2014 Sep;70(1):93-101

Interdisciplinary Biotechnology Unit, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, 202002, U.P., India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12013-014-9863-1DOI Listing
September 2014
40 Reads
1 Citation
1.680 Impact Factor

Fluoroalcohols-induced modulation and amyloid formation in conalbumin.

Int J Biol Macromol 2014 Sep 22;70:606-14. Epub 2014 Jul 22.

Interdisciplinary Biotechnology Unit, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh 202002, India. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2014.07.027DOI Listing
September 2014
27 Reads
2 Citations
2.860 Impact Factor

Protonation favors aggregation of lysozyme with SDS.

Soft Matter 2014 Apr;10(15):2591-9

Interdisciplinary Biotechnology Unit, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh 202002, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c3sm52435cDOI Listing
April 2014
35 Reads
8 Citations
4.030 Impact Factor

Structural characteristics of thermostable immunogenic outer membrane protein from Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi.

Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 2014 Mar 15;98(6):2533-43. Epub 2013 Aug 15.

Interdisciplinary Biotechnology Unit, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, 202002, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00253-013-5123-3DOI Listing
March 2014
52 Reads
7 Citations
3.340 Impact Factor

A comprehensive insight into binding of hippuric acid to human serum albumin: a study to uncover its impaired elimination through hemodialysis.

PLoS One 2013 9;8(8):e71422. Epub 2013 Aug 9.

Interdisciplinary Biotechnology Unit, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0071422PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3739763PMC
March 2014
44 Reads
8 Citations
3.234 Impact Factor

Concentration-dependent antagonistic persuasion of SDS and naphthalene derivatives on the fibrillation of stem bromelain.

Arch Biochem Biophys 2013 Dec 31;540(1-2):101-16. Epub 2013 Oct 31.

Interdisciplinary Biotechnology Unit, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh 202002, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.abb.2013.10.015DOI Listing
December 2013
37 Reads
2 Citations
3.020 Impact Factor

Monomeric banana lectin at acidic pH overrules conformational stability of its native dimeric form.

PLoS One 2013 26;8(4):e62428. Epub 2013 Apr 26.

Interdisciplinary Biotechnology Unit, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0062428PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3637162PMC
November 2013
34 Reads
4 Citations
3.234 Impact Factor

Revisiting ligand-induced conformational changes in proteins: essence, advancements, implications and future challenges.

J Biomol Struct Dyn 2013 13;31(6):630-48. Epub 2012 Aug 13.

Interdisciplinary Biotechnology Unit, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, 202 002, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07391102.2012.706081DOI Listing
November 2013
28 Reads
4 Citations
2.983 Impact Factor

Antibacterial and cytotoxic efficacy of extracellular silver nanoparticles biofabricated from chromium reducing novel OS4 strain of Stenotrophomonas maltophilia.

PLoS One 2013 21;8(3):e59140. Epub 2013 Mar 21.

Department of Agricultural Microbiology, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0059140PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3605433PMC
September 2013
102 Reads
14 Citations
3.234 Impact Factor

1-Anilino-8-naphthalene sulfonate (ANS) is not a desirable probe for determining the molten globule state of chymopapain.

PLoS One 2012 29;7(11):e50633. Epub 2012 Nov 29.

Interdisciplinary Biotechnology Unit, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0050633PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3510187PMC
May 2013
17 Reads
1 Citation
3.234 Impact Factor

Non-native states of bovine beta-lactoglobulin induced by acetonitrile: pH-dependent unfolding of the two genetic variants A and B.

Cell Biochem Biophys 2013 May;66(1):175-85

Interdisciplinary Biotechnology Unit, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, 202002, UP, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12013-012-9466-7DOI Listing
May 2013
41 Reads
1.680 Impact Factor

At very low concentrations known chaotropes act as kosmotropes for the N and B isoforms of human serum albumin.

Biochem Cell Biol 2013 Apr 14;91(2):72-8. Epub 2013 Mar 14.

Interdisciplinary Biotechnology Unit, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh 202002, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/bcb-2012-0035DOI Listing
April 2013
37 Reads
1 Citation
2.152 Impact Factor

Biophysical insight into furosemide binding to human serum albumin: a study to unveil its impaired albumin binding in uremia.

J Phys Chem B 2013 Mar 25;117(9):2595-604. Epub 2013 Feb 25.

Interdisciplinary Biotechnology Unit, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh 202002, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp3069877DOI Listing
March 2013
48 Reads
5 Citations

Pollutant-induced modulation in conformation and β-lactamase activity of human serum albumin.

PLoS One 2012 7;7(6):e38372. Epub 2012 Jun 7.

Interdisciplinary Biotechnology Unit, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0038372PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3369883PMC
December 2012
52 Reads
6 Citations
3.234 Impact Factor

In silico prediction and analysis of Caenorhabditis EF-hand containing proteins.

PLoS One 2012 25;7(5):e36770. Epub 2012 May 25.

Advanced Instrumentation Research Facility, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3360750PMC
October 2012
37 Reads
4 Citations
3.234 Impact Factor

Flexibility of EF-hand motifs: structural and thermodynamic studies of Calcium Binding Protein-1 from Entamoeba histolytica with Pb2+, Ba2+, and Sr2+.

BMC Biophys 2012 Aug 20;5:15. Epub 2012 Aug 20.

School of Life Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/2046-1682-5-15DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3483242PMC
August 2012
18 Reads
4 Citations
2.892 Impact Factor

SDS can be utilized as an amyloid inducer: a case study on diverse proteins.

PLoS One 2012 12;7(1):e29694. Epub 2012 Jan 12.

Interdisciplinary Biotechnology Unit, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0029694PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3257246PMC
May 2012
21 Reads
11 Citations
3.234 Impact Factor

Identification and design of antimicrobial peptides for therapeutic applications.

Curr Protein Pept Sci 2012 May;13(3):211-23

Department of Biochemistry, Institute of Biomedicine, University of Helsinki, Haartmaninkatu 8, 00014 Helsinki, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2174/138920312800785076DOI Listing
May 2012
18 Reads
8 Citations
3.154 Impact Factor

pH-Induced molten globule state of Rhizopus niveus lipase is more resistant against thermal and chemical denaturation than its native state.

Cell Biochem Biophys 2012 Apr;62(3):487-99

Interdisciplinary Biotechnology Unit, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh 202 002, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12013-011-9335-9DOI Listing
April 2012
20 Reads
13 Citations
1.680 Impact Factor

pH-dependent conformational transitions in conalbumin (ovotransferrin), a metalloproteinase from hen egg white.

Cell Biochem Biophys 2011 Dec;61(3):551-60

Interdisciplinary Biotechnology Unit, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh 202 002, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12013-011-9237-xDOI Listing
December 2011
16 Reads
12 Citations
1.680 Impact Factor

Structural stability as a probe for molecular evolution of homologous albumins studied by spectroscopy and bioinformatics.

Cell Biochem Biophys 2011 Nov;61(2):313-25

Interdisciplinary Biotechnology Unit, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12013-011-9214-4DOI Listing
November 2011
15 Reads
7 Citations
1.680 Impact Factor

A mechanistic approach for islet amyloid polypeptide aggregation to develop anti-amyloidogenic agents for type-2 diabetes.

Biochimie 2011 May 5;93(5):793-805. Epub 2011 Jan 5.

Interdisciplinary Biotechnology Unit, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh 202002, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biochi.2010.12.012DOI Listing
May 2011
20 Reads
13 Citations
2.963 Impact Factor

Antifungal compounds from Melia azedarach leaves for management of Ascochyta rabiei, the cause of chickpea blight.

Nat Prod Res 2011 Feb;25(3):264-76

Institute of Mycology and Plant Pathology, University of the Punjab, Quaid-e-Azam Campus, Lahore, Pakistan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14786411003754298DOI Listing
February 2011
48 Reads
3 Citations
0.920 Impact Factor

Relationship of age to body weight, scrotal circumference, testicular ultrasonograms, and semen quality in Sahiwal bulls.

Trop Anim Health Prod 2011 Jan 1;43(1):159-64. Epub 2010 Aug 1.

Department of Theriogenology, University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore, 54000, Pakistan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11250-010-9668-1DOI Listing
January 2011
21 Reads
2 Citations
0.820 Impact Factor

Protease inhibitors: a panacea?

J Biochem Mol Toxicol 2010 Jul-Aug;24(4):270-7

Interdisciplinary Biotechnology Unit, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh 202002, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jbt.20335DOI Listing
December 2010
16 Reads
1 Citation
1.925 Impact Factor

More stable structure of wheat germ lipase at low pH than its native state.

Biochimie 2010 Jul 2;92(7):885-93. Epub 2010 Apr 2.

Interdisciplinary Biotechnology Unit, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh 202002, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biochi.2010.03.023DOI Listing
July 2010
48 Reads
4 Citations
2.963 Impact Factor

Crystal structure and trimer-monomer transition of N-terminal domain of EhCaBP1 from Entamoeba histolytica.

Biophys J 2010 Jun;98(12):2933-42

School of Life Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bpj.2010.03.048DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2884261PMC
June 2010
44 Reads
6 Citations
3.972 Impact Factor

Ligand binding strategies of human serum albumin: how can the cargo be utilized?

Chirality 2010 Jan;22(1):77-87

Interdisciplinary Biotechnology Unit, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/chir.20709DOI Listing
January 2010
23 Reads
20 Citations
1.890 Impact Factor

Phytolacca americana lectin (Pa-2; pokeweed mitogen): an intrinsically unordered protein and its conversion into partial order at low pH.

Biosci Rep 2009 Nov 23;30(2):125-34. Epub 2009 Nov 23.

Interdisciplinary Biotechnology Unit, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh 202002, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1042/BSR20090035DOI Listing
November 2009
47 Reads
4 Citations
2.640 Impact Factor

An alternate high yielding purification method for Clitoria ternatea lectin.

Int J Biol Macromol 2007 Oct 17;41(4):481-6. Epub 2007 May 17.

Interdisciplinary Biotechnology Unit, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh 202002, India; Department of Biochemistry, Life Science, AMU, Aligarh 202002, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2007.05.006DOI Listing
October 2007
44 Reads
2.860 Impact Factor

The minimal structural requirement of concanavalin A that retains its functional aspects.

J Biochem 2007 Sep 23;142(3):307-15. Epub 2007 Jul 23.

Interdisciplinary Biotechnology Unit, Department of Biochemistry, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jb/mvm133DOI Listing
September 2007
10 Reads
2 Citations
2.582 Impact Factor

Purification and characterization of mannose/glucose-specific lectin from seeds of Trigonella foenumgraecum.

Biochemistry (Mosc) 2007 Jan;72(1):44-8

Interdisciplinary Biotechnology Unit, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, 202002, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1134/s0006297907010051DOI Listing
January 2007
19 Reads
1 Citation
1.303 Impact Factor