Prof, Masoomeh Shams-Ghahfarokhi, Ph.D. - Tarbiat Modares University

Prof, Masoomeh Shams-Ghahfarokhi

Ph.D.

Tarbiat Modares University

Tehran | Iran (Islamic Republic of)

Main Specialties: Biotechnology, Medical Microbiology, Medical Toxicology, Molecular Genetic Pathology

Additional Specialties: Molecular Biology

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Prof, Masoomeh Shams-Ghahfarokhi, Ph.D. - Tarbiat Modares University

Prof, Masoomeh Shams-Ghahfarokhi

Ph.D.

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Primary Affiliation: Tarbiat Modares University - Tehran , Iran (Islamic Republic of)

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102Publications

581Reads

3Profile Views

113PubMed Central Citations

Inhibitory effects of cold atmospheric plasma on the growth, ergosterol biosynthesis, and keratinase activity in Trichophyton rubrum.

Arch Biochem Biophys 2016 10 18;608:27-33. Epub 2016 Jul 18.

Department of Mycology, Pasteur Institute of Iran, Tehran, 13164, Iran. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.abb.2016.07.012DOI Listing
October 2016
17 Reads
2 Citations
3.020 Impact Factor

Diversity, molecular phylogeny and fingerprint profiles of airborne Aspergillus species using random amplified polymorphic DNA.

World J Microbiol Biotechnol 2016 Jun 27;32(6):96. Epub 2016 Apr 27.

Department of Mycology, Pasteur Institute of Iran, Tehran, 13164, Iran.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11274-016-2052-1DOI Listing
June 2016
26 Reads
1 Citation
1.780 Impact Factor

Giberella fujikuroi species complex isolated from maize and wheat in Iran: distribution, molecular identification and fumonisin B1 in vitro biosynthesis.

J Sci Food Agric 2016 Mar 29;96(4):1333-40. Epub 2015 May 29.

Department of Mycology, Pasteur Institute of Iran, Tehran, 13164, Iran.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jsfa.7227DOI Listing
March 2016
20 Reads
1 Citation
1.714 Impact Factor

Cold atmospheric plasma inhibits the growth of Candida albicans by affecting ergosterol biosynthesis and suppresses the fungal virulence factors in vitro.

Photodiagnosis Photodyn Ther 2016 Mar 29;13:66-72. Epub 2015 Dec 29.

Department of Mycology, Pasteur Institute of Iran, Tehran 13164, Iran.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pdpdt.2015.12.007DOI Listing
March 2016
26 Reads
2 Citations
2.014 Impact Factor

Antifungal susceptibility and virulence factors of clinically isolated dermatophytes in Tehran, Iran.

Iran J Microbiol 2016 Feb;8(1):36-46

Department of Mycology, Pasteur Institute of Iran, 13164 Tehran, Iran; Microbiology Research Center, Pasteur Institute of Iran, 13164 Tehran, Iran.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4833739PMC
February 2016
14 Reads
3 Citations

Inhibitory effect of eugenol on aflatoxin B1 production in Aspergillus parasiticus by downregulating the expression of major genes in the toxin biosynthetic pathway.

World J Microbiol Biotechnol 2015 Jul 21;31(7):1071-8. Epub 2015 Apr 21.

Department of Mycology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Tarbiat Modares University, 14115-331, Tehran, Iran.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11274-015-1857-7DOI Listing
July 2015
7 Reads
3 Citations
1.780 Impact Factor

Eradication of C. albicans and T. rubrum with photoactivated indocyanine green, Citrus aurantifolia essential oil and fluconazole.

Photodiagnosis Photodyn Ther 2015 Jun 5;12(2):289-97. Epub 2015 Jan 5.

Mycology Department, Tarbiat-Modares University, Tehran, Iran.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pdpdt.2014.12.009DOI Listing
June 2015
18 Reads
2 Citations
2.014 Impact Factor

Clinical and epidemiological features of the genus Malassezia in Iran.

Iran J Microbiol 2014 Oct;6(5):354-60

Department of Medical Mycology, Pasteur Institute of Iran, Tehran, Iran.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4385578PMC
October 2014
6 Reads

Identification of the main allergen sensitizers in an Iran asthmatic population by molecular diagnosis.

Allergy Asthma Clin Immunol 2014 5;10(1):41. Epub 2014 Aug 5.

Laboratory of Parasitology and Allergy, Center for Research Lascaray Ikergunea, University of the Basque Country, Pº Universidad, 7, 01006 Vitoria, Spain ; Department of Immunology, Microbiology and Parasitology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of the Basque Country, Pº Universidad, 7, 01006 Vitoria, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1710-1492-10-41DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4126640PMC
August 2014
66 Reads

Global health issues of aflatoxins in food and agriculture: challenges and opportunities.

Front Microbiol 2014 12;5:420. Epub 2014 Aug 12.

Department of Biotechnology, Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University Amravati, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2014.00420DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4129441PMC
August 2014
6 Reads
2 Citations
3.941 Impact Factor

Investigation on distribution of airborne fungi in outdoor environment in Tehran, Iran.

J Environ Health Sci Eng 2014 Mar 3;12(1):54. Epub 2014 Mar 3.

Department of Mycology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Tarbiat Modares University, 14115-331 Tehran, Iran.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/2052-336X-12-54DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3974021PMC
March 2014
34 Reads
2 Citations

Expression of aflatoxin genes aflO (omtB) and aflQ (ordA) differentiates levels of aflatoxin production by Aspergillus flavus strains from soils of pistachio orchards.

Res Microbiol 2013 May 27;164(4):293-9. Epub 2012 Dec 27.

Department of Mycology, Pasteur Institute of Iran, Tehran 13164, Iran; Department of Agricultural Biotechnology, Payam-e-Noor University Karaj Branch, Alborz, Iran.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.resmic.2012.12.008DOI Listing
May 2013
9 Reads
4 Citations
2.705 Impact Factor

Effect of Curcumin on Aspergillus parasiticus Growth and Expression of Major Genes Involved in the Early and Late Stages of Aflatoxin Biosynthesis.

Iran J Public Health 2012 30;41(6):72-9. Epub 2012 Jun 30.

Dept. of Mycology and.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3469004PMC
November 2012
6 Reads
3 Citations
0.580 Impact Factor

An insight into the distribution, genetic diversity, and mycotoxin production of Aspergillus section Flavi in soils of pistachio orchards.

Folia Microbiol (Praha) 2012 Jan 14;57(1):27-36. Epub 2011 Dec 14.

Department of Mycology, Pasteur Institute of Iran, Tehran, Iran.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12223-011-0090-5DOI Listing
January 2012
6 Reads
5 Citations
1.150 Impact Factor

A survey on distribution and toxigenicity of Aspergillus flavus from indoor and outdoor hospital environments.

Folia Microbiol (Praha) 2011 Nov 15;56(6):527-34. Epub 2011 Nov 15.

Department of Mycology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran 14115-331, Iran.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12223-011-0078-1DOI Listing
November 2011
11 Reads
5 Citations
1.150 Impact Factor

Effect of Matricaria chamomilla L. flower essential oil on the growth and ultrastructure of Aspergillus niger van Tieghem.

Int J Food Microbiol 2010 May 27;139(3):127-33. Epub 2010 Mar 27.

Department of Horticulture, Faculty of Agriculture, Azad Karaj University, Karaj, Iran.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijfoodmicro.2010.03.032DOI Listing
May 2010
43 Reads
12 Citations
3.082 Impact Factor

Inhibitory effects of Ephedra major Host on Aspergillus parasiticus growth and aflatoxin production.

Mycopathologia 2009 Nov 26;168(5):249-55. Epub 2009 Jun 26.

Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Payame Noor University, Tehran, Iran.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11046-009-9220-xDOI Listing
November 2009
22 Reads
7 Citations
1.530 Impact Factor

Inhibitory effects of Satureja hortensis L. essential oil on growth and aflatoxin production by Aspergillus parasiticus.

Int J Food Microbiol 2008 Apr 15;123(3):228-33. Epub 2008 Feb 15.

Department of Mycology, Pasteur Institute of Iran, Tehran 13164, Iran.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijfoodmicro.2008.02.003DOI Listing
April 2008
15 Reads
11 Citations
3.082 Impact Factor

Dillapiol and Apiol as specific inhibitors of the biosynthesis of aflatoxin G1 in Aspergillus parasiticus.

Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 2007 Sep 7;71(9):2329-32. Epub 2007 Sep 7.

Department of Applied Biological Chemistry, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8657, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1271/bbb.70264DOI Listing
September 2007
6 Reads
4 Citations
1.063 Impact Factor

Biological control of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) annulatus by different strains of Metarhizium anisopliae, Beauveria bassiana and Lecanicillium psalliotae fungi.

Parasitol Res 2007 May 22;100(6):1297-302. Epub 2006 Dec 22.

Department of Pathobiology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Shahrekord, Shahrekord 115, Iran.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00436-006-0410-xDOI Listing
May 2007
13 Reads
6 Citations
2.330 Impact Factor

Ultrastructural evidences of growth inhibitory effects of a novel biocide, Akacid(plus), on an aflatoxigenic Aspergillus parasiticus.

Toxicon 2006 Dec 10;48(8):1075-82. Epub 2006 Sep 10.

Department of Mycology, Pasteur Institute of Iran, Tehran 13164, Iran.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.toxicon.2006.09.002DOI Listing
December 2006
14 Reads
2 Citations
2.492 Impact Factor

In vitro antifungal activities of Allium cepa, Allium sativum and ketoconazole against some pathogenic yeasts and dermatophytes.

Fitoterapia 2006 Jun 11;77(4):321-3. Epub 2006 May 11.

Department of Mycology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Tarbiat Modarress University, Tehran 14115-111, Iran.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fitote.2006.03.014DOI Listing
June 2006
8 Reads
7 Citations
2.220 Impact Factor

Inhibitory effects of Akacid (plus) on growth and aflatoxin production by Aspergillus parasiticus.

Mycopathologia 2006 Apr;161(4):245-9

Department of Mycology, Pasteur Institute of Iran, Tehran, 13164, Iran.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11046-006-0222-7DOI Listing
April 2006
6 Reads
1 Citation
1.530 Impact Factor

Morphological alterations in toxigenic Aspergillus parasiticus exposed to neem (Azadirachta indica) leaf and seed aqueous extracts.

Mycopathologia 2005 Jun;159(4):565-70

Department of Mycology, Pasteur Institute of Iran, 13164, Tehran, IR Iran.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11046-005-4332-4DOI Listing
June 2005
17 Reads
4 Citations
1.530 Impact Factor

Morphological evidences for onion-induced growth inhibition of Trichophyton rubrum and Trichophyton mentagrophytes.

Fitoterapia 2004 Dec;75(7-8):645-55

Department of Mycology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Tarbiat Modarres University, Tehran, Iran. shamsm@

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fitote.2004.06.009DOI Listing
December 2004
16 Reads
5 Citations
2.220 Impact Factor

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