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Therapeutic effects of aerobic exercise on EEG parameters and higher cognitive functions in mild cognitive impairment patients.

Int J Neurosci 2019 Jun;129(6):551-562

a Neurobiology Laboratory, Department of Healthcare Biotechnology, Atta-ur-Rahman School of Applied Biosciences , National University of Sciences and Technology , Islamabad , Pakistan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00207454.2018.1551894DOI Listing
June 2019

Muscarinic activity in hippocampus and entorhinal cortex is crucial for spatial and fear memory retrieval.

Pharmacol Rep 2019 Jun 8;71(3):449-456. Epub 2019 Feb 8.

Neurobiology Laboratory, Department of Healthcare Biotechnology, Atta-ur-Rahman School of Applied Biosciences, National University of Sciences and Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan. Electronic address:

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S17341140183043
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pharep.2019.02.004DOI Listing
June 2019

Xbox 360 Kinect Cognitive Games Improve Slowness, Complexity of EEG, and Cognitive Functions in Subjects with Mild Cognitive Impairment: A Randomized Control Trial.

Games Health J 2019 Apr 21;8(2):144-152. Epub 2018 Sep 21.

1 Neurobiology Laboratory, Department of Healthcare Biotechnology, Atta-ur- Rahman School of Applied Biosciences, National University of Sciences and Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan.

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https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/g4h.2018.0029
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/g4h.2018.0029DOI Listing
April 2019

Co-exposure of metals and high fat diet causes aging like neuropathological changes in non-aged mice brain.

Brain Res Bull 2019 Apr 23;147:148-158. Epub 2019 Feb 23.

Neurobiology Laboratory, Department of Healthcare Biotechnology, Atta-ur-Rahman School of Applied Biosciences, National University of Sciences and Technology, Sector H-12, Islamabad, 44000, Pakistan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.brainresbull.2019.02.013DOI Listing
April 2019

Oral exposure to aluminum leads to reduced nicotinic acetylcholine receptor gene expression, severe neurodegeneration and impaired hippocampus dependent learning in mice.

Drug Chem Toxicol 2019 Mar 20:1-9. Epub 2019 Mar 20.

a Neurobiology Laboratory, Department of Healthcare Biotechnology , Atta-ur-Rahman School of Applied Biosciences, National University of Sciences and Technology , Islamabad , Pakistan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01480545.2019.1587452DOI Listing
March 2019

Neuroprotective effects of Foeniculum vulgare seeds extract on lead-induced neurotoxicity in mice brain.

Drug Chem Toxicol 2018 Oct 9;41(4):399-407. Epub 2018 May 9.

a Neurobiology Research Laboratory, Department of Healthcare Biotechnology, Atta-ur-Rahman School of Applied Biosciences , National University of Sciences and Technology , Islamabad , Pakistan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01480545.2018.1459669DOI Listing
October 2018

Gender dependent contribution of muscarinic receptors in memory retrieval under sub-chronic stress.

Neurosci Lett 2018 08 15;681:6-11. Epub 2018 May 15.

Neurobiology Laboratory, Department of Healthcare Biotechnology, Atta-ur-Rahman School of Applied Biosciences, National University of Sciences and Technology, Sector H-12, Islamabad, 44000, Pakistan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neulet.2018.05.024DOI Listing
August 2018

Neuroprotective and Neurotoxic Implications of α7 Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor and Aβ Interaction: Therapeutic Options in Alzheimer's Disease.

Curr Drug Targets 2017 ;18(13):1537-1544

Neurobiology Laboratory, Department of Healthcare Biotechnology, Atta-ur-Rahman School of Applied Biosciences, National University of Sciences and Technology, Sector H-12, Islamabad - 44000. Pakistan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2174/1389450117666161005145143DOI Listing
June 2018

Pharmacological Effects of Turmeric on Learning, Memory and Expression of Muscarinic Receptor Genes (M1, M3 and M5) in Stress-induced Mouse Model.

Curr Drug Targets 2017 ;18(13):1545-1557

Neurobiology Laboratory, Department of Healthcare Biotechnology, Atta-ur-Rahman School of Applied Biosciences, National University of Sciences and Technology, Sector H-12, Islamabad - 44000. Pakistan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2174/1389450118666170315120627DOI Listing
June 2018

Elevated heavy metals levels in cognitively impaired patients from Pakistan.

Environ Toxicol Pharmacol 2018 Jun 16;60:100-109. Epub 2018 Apr 16.

Neurobiology Laboratory, Department of Healthcare Biotechnology, Atta-ur-Rahman School of Applied Biosciences, National University of Sciences and Technology, Sector H-12, Islamabad, 44000, Pakistan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.etap.2018.04.011DOI Listing
June 2018

Neuroprotective Effects of Citrus Fruit-Derived Flavonoids, Nobiletin and Tangeretin in Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Disease.

CNS Neurol Disord Drug Targets 2017 ;16(4):387-397

Applied Biotechnology Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2174/1871527316666170328113309DOI Listing
April 2018

Identification and antibiogram pattern of from the milk and milk products in and around Jammu region.

Vet World 2018 Feb 14;11(2):186-191. Epub 2018 Feb 14.

Division of Animal Reproduction Gynaecology and Obstetrics, F.V.Sc. & A.H, SKUAST-K, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.14202/vetworld.2018.186-191DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5891873PMC
February 2018

Cholinergic System and Post-translational Modifications: An Insight on the Role in Alzheimer's Disease.

Curr Neuropharmacol 2017 ;15(4):480-494

Neurobiology Laboratory, Atta-ur-Rahman School of Applied Biosciences, National University of Sciences and Technology P.O. Box: 44000, Sector H-12, Islamabad. Pakistan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2174/1570159X14666160325121145DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5543671PMC
January 2018

Aluminum Suppresses Effect of Nicotine on Gamma Oscillations (20-40 Hz) in Mouse Hippocampal Slices.

CNS Neurol Disord Drug Targets 2018 ;17(6):404-411

Neurobiology Laboratory, Department of Healthcare Biotechnology, Atta-ur-Rahman School of Applied Biosciences, National University of Sciences and Technology, Sector H-12, Islamabad - 44000, Pakistan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2174/1871527317666180619155644DOI Listing
January 2018

Protective effects of seed extract on lead induced neurotoxicity during development and early life in mouse models.

Toxicol Res (Camb) 2018 Jan 5;7(1):32-40. Epub 2017 Oct 5.

Neurobiology Research Laboratory , Department of Healthcare Biotechnology , Atta-ur-Rahman School of Applied Biosciences , National University of Sciences and Technology , Islamabad , Pakistan . Email: ; Email: ; Tel: +92-51-90856134.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c7tx00201gDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6060688PMC
January 2018

Quercetin and the mitochondria: A mechanistic view.

Biotechnol Adv 2016 Sep-Oct;34(5):532-549. Epub 2015 Dec 29.

Applied Biotechnology Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biotechadv.2015.12.014DOI Listing
December 2017

Cortex- and Amygdala-Dependent Learning and Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor Gene Expression is Severely Impaired in Mice Orally Treated with AlCl.

Biol Trace Elem Res 2017 Sep 18;179(1):91-101. Epub 2017 Jan 18.

Neurobiology Laboratory, Department of Healthcare Biotechnology, Atta-ur-Rahman School of Applied Biosciences, National University of Sciences and Technology, Sector H-12, Islamabad, 44000, Pakistan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12011-017-0942-1DOI Listing
September 2017

Role of cholinergic receptors in memory retrieval depends on gender and age of memory.

Behav Brain Res 2017 07 13;331:233-240. Epub 2017 May 13.

Neurobiology Laboratory, Department of Healthcare Biotechnology, Atta-ur-Rahman School of Applied Biosciences, National University of Sciences and Technology, Sector H-12, Islamabad 44000, Pakistan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbr.2017.05.017DOI Listing
July 2017

Resveratrol and Alzheimer's Disease: Mechanistic Insights.

Mol Neurobiol 2017 05 19;54(4):2622-2635. Epub 2016 Mar 19.

Applied Biotechnology Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, P.O. Box 19395-5487, Tehran, Iran.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12035-016-9839-9DOI Listing
May 2017

Aluminum-Induced Cholinergic Deficits in Different Brain Parts and Its Implications on Sociability and Cognitive Functions in Mouse.

Biol Trace Elem Res 2017 May 6;177(1):115-121. Epub 2016 Oct 6.

Neurobiology Laboratory, Department of Healthcare Biotechnology, Atta-ur-Rahman School of Applied Biosciences, National University of Sciences and Technology, Sector H-12, Islamabad, 44000, Pakistan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12011-016-0856-3DOI Listing
May 2017

Daidzein and its Effects on Brain.

Curr Med Chem 2017 ;24(4):365-375

Applied Biotechnology Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, P.O. Box 19395-5487, Iran.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2174/0929867323666161101140214DOI Listing
March 2017

A feedback neural circuit for calibrating aversive memory strength.

Nat Neurosci 2017 01 14;20(1):90-97. Epub 2016 Nov 14.

RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Laboratory for Neural Circuitry of Memory, Saitama, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nn.4439DOI Listing
January 2017

Insights Into Effects of Ellagic Acid on the Nervous System: A Mini Review.

Curr Pharm Des 2016 ;22(10):1350-60

Applied Biotechnology Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, P.O. Box 19395-5487, Tehran, Iran.

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December 2016

Memory Enhancing Effect of Black Pepper in the AlCl3 Induced Neurotoxicity Mouse Model is Mediated Through Its Active Component Chavicine.

Curr Pharm Biotechnol 2016;17(11):962-73

Atta-ur-Rahman School of Applied Biosciences, National University of Sciences and Technology, Sector H-12, Islamabad-44000, Pakistan.

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December 2016

Anticonvulsant, Anxiolytic, and Sedative Activities of .

Front Pharmacol 2016 21;7:499. Epub 2016 Dec 21.

Neurobiology Laboratory, Atta-ur-Rahman School of Applied Biosciences, National University of Sciences and Technology Islamabad, Pakistan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fphar.2016.00499DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5174135PMC
December 2016

Ginsenoside Rb1 as a neuroprotective agent: A review.

Brain Res Bull 2016 07 6;125:30-43. Epub 2016 Apr 6.

Applied Biotechnology Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.brainresbull.2016.04.002DOI Listing
July 2016

Memory-enhancing effect of aspirin is mediated through opioid system modulation in an AlCl-induced neurotoxicity mouse model.

Exp Ther Med 2016 May 11;11(5):1961-1970. Epub 2016 Mar 11.

Neurobiology Laboratory, Department of Healthcare Biotechnology, Atta-ur-Rahman School of Applied Biosciences, National University of Sciences and Technology, Sector H-12, Islamabad 44000, Pakistan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3892/etm.2016.3147DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4840773PMC
May 2016

Effect of washing on the post-thaw quality of cryopreserved ram epididymal spermatozoa.

Vet World 2016 May 27;9(5):519-23. Epub 2016 May 27.

Division of Animal Reproduction, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Faculty of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences & Technology of Kashmir, Shuhama, Alusteng, Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.14202/vetworld.2016.519-523DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4893725PMC
May 2016

Alpha-lipoic acid-mediated activation of muscarinic receptors improves hippocampus- and amygdala-dependent memory.

Brain Res Bull 2016 Apr 18;122:19-28. Epub 2016 Feb 18.

Neurobiology Laboratory, Department of Healthcare Biotechnology, Atta-ur-Rahman School of Applied Biosciences, National University of Sciences and Technology, Sector H-12, Islamabad 44000, Pakistan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.brainresbull.2016.02.014DOI Listing
April 2016

Ibuprofen targets neuronal pentraxins expresion and improves cognitive function in mouse model of AlCl-induced neurotoxicity.

Exp Ther Med 2016 Feb 10;11(2):601-606. Epub 2015 Dec 10.

Neurobiology Laboratory, Atta-ur-Rahman School of Applied Biosciences, National University of Sciences and Technology, Sector H-12, Islamabad 44000, Pakistan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3892/etm.2015.2928DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4733955PMC
February 2016

Cyclooxygenase I and II inhibitors distinctly enhance hippocampal- and cortex-dependent cognitive functions in mice.

Mol Med Rep 2015 Nov 23;12(5):7649-56. Epub 2015 Sep 23.

Neurobiology Laboratory, Atta‑ur‑Rahman School of Applied Biosciences, National University of Sciences and Technology, Islamabad 44000, Pakistan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3892/mmr.2015.4351DOI Listing
November 2015

Berberine and neurodegeneration: A review of literature.

Pharmacol Rep 2015 Oct 18;67(5):970-9. Epub 2015 Mar 18.

Applied Biotechnology Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Electronic address:

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S17341140150004
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pharep.2015.03.002DOI Listing
October 2015

Polyphenolic Composition of Crataegus monogyna Jacq.: From Chemistry to Medical Applications.

Nutrients 2015 Sep 11;7(9):7708-28. Epub 2015 Sep 11.

Applied Biotechnology Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran 1193653471, Iran.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/nu7095361DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4586556PMC
September 2015

Pharmacological effects of Ibuprofen on learning and memory, muscarinic receptors gene expression and APP isoforms level in pre-frontal cortex of AlCl₃-induced toxicity mouse model.

Int J Neurosci 2015 Apr 19;125(4):277-87. Epub 2014 Jun 19.

1Atta-ur-Rahman School of Applied Biosciences, National University of Sciences and Technology , Islamabad , Pakistan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/00207454.2014.922972DOI Listing
April 2015

Therapeutic potential of turmeric in Alzheimer's disease: curcumin or curcuminoids?

Phytother Res 2014 Apr 19;28(4):517-25. Epub 2013 Jul 19.

Atta-ur-Rahman School of Applied Biosciences, National University of Sciences and Technology, H-12 Kashmir Highway, Islamabad, 44000, Pakistan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ptr.5030DOI Listing
April 2014

Bidirectional modulation of fear extinction by mediodorsal thalamic firing in mice.

Nat Neurosci 2011 Dec 25;15(2):308-14. Epub 2011 Dec 25.

Brain Science Institute, Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Seoul, Korea.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nn.2999DOI Listing
December 2011

Curcuminoids rescue long-term potentiation impaired by amyloid peptide in rat hippocampal slices.

Synapse 2011 Jul 3;65(7):572-82. Epub 2010 Dec 3.

Natural Products Research Unit, Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, The Aga Khan University Medical College, Karachi 74800, Pakistan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/syn.20876DOI Listing
July 2011

A comparative study of curcuminoids to measure their effect on inflammatory and apoptotic gene expression in an Aβ plus ibotenic acid-infused rat model of Alzheimer's disease.

Brain Res 2011 Jul 18;1400:1-18. Epub 2011 May 18.

Natural Products Research Unit, Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, The Aga Khan University Medical College, Karachi-Pakistan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.brainres.2011.05.022DOI Listing
July 2011

Inhibitory effect of curcuminoids on acetylcholinesterase activity and attenuation of scopolamine-induced amnesia may explain medicinal use of turmeric in Alzheimer's disease.

Pharmacol Biochem Behav 2009 Feb 1;91(4):554-9. Epub 2008 Oct 1.

Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, The Aga Khan University Medical College, Karachi-74800, Pakistan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pbb.2008.09.010DOI Listing
February 2009