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Latest List of Publications 1- Tarun Belwal, Christian Cravotto, M. A. Prieto, Petras Rimantas Venskutonis, Maria Daglia, Hari Prasad Devkota, Alessandra Baldi, Shahira Mohammed Ezzat, Lourdes Gómez-Gómez, Maha Mahmoud Salama, Luca Campone, Luca Rastrelli, J. Echave, Seid Mahdi Jafari & Giancarlo Cravotto. 2022. Effects of different drying techniques on the quality and bioactive compounds of plant-based products: a critical review on current trends. Drying Technology Journal VOL. 40, NO. 8, 1539–1561 https://doi.org/10.1080/07373937.2022.2068028
2- Shahira M. Ezzat, Maha M. Salama, Nehal EL Mahdi, Mohamed A Salem.2022. Roles of Nanotechnology for Efficient Nutrient Delivery of Foods. Chapter 8, In book: Application of Nanotechnology in Food Science, Processing and Packaging,123-140, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-98820-3_8

3- Shahira M. Ezzat, Mohamed F. Abdel Rahma, Maha M. Salama 
Engy A. Mahrous , Amany El Bariary. 2022. non-polar metabolites of green beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) potentiate the antidiabetic activity of mesenchymal stem cells in streptozotocin-induced diabetes in rats. J Food Biochem. 2022; 00: e14083. https://doi.org/10.1111/jfbc.14083
4- Shahira M. Ezzat, Heba M.I. Abdallah, Noha N. Yassen, Rasha A. Radwan,
Eman S. Mostafa, Maha M. Salama, Mohamed A. Salem.2021. Phenolics from Physalis peruviana fruits ameliorate streptozotocin-induced diabetes and diabetic nephropathy in rats via induction of autophagy and apoptosis regression. Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy. 142(111498)
5- Engy A. Mahrous, Ahmed M. Al-Abd, Maha M. Salama, Magda M. Fathy, Fathy M. Soliman and Fatema R. Saber. 2021. Cattleianal and Cattleianone: Two New Meroterpenoids from Psidium cattleianum Leaves and Their Selective Antiproliferative Action against Human Carcinoma Cells. Molecules 2021, 26, 2891. https://doi.org/10.3390/molecules26102891
6- Reham I. Amer, Shahira M. Ezzat, Nora M. Aborehab, Mai F. Ragab, Dalia Mohamed, Amira Hashad, Dalia Attia, Maha M. Salama, Mahitab H.El Bishbishy.2021. Downregulation of MMP1 expression mediates the anti-aging activity of Citrus sinensis peel extract nanoformulation in UV induced photoaging in mice. Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy. 138 (111537)
7- Dina M. El Kersh, Shahira M. Ezzat, Maha M. Salama, Engy A. Mahrous,
Yasmeen M. Attia, Mahmoud Salama Ahmed & Mohey M. Elmazar. 2021. Anti estrogenic and anti aromatase activities of citrus peels major compounds in breast cancer. Scientific reports. 11:7121
8- Shahira M. Ezzat, Mahitab H. El Bishbishy, Dina M. El Kersh, Ahmed Zayed, Mohamed A. Salem, and Maha M. Salama.2021. Herbal Cosmeticology. Preparation of Phytopharmaceuticals for the management of disorders. The development of Nutraceuticals and Traditional Medicine. Chapter 7, Part I, 129-159
9- Ayah M.H. Gowifel, Mona G. Khalil, Somaia A. Nada, Sanaa A. Kenawy, Kawkab A. Ahmed, Maha M. Salama, Marwa M. Safar 2020. Combination of pomegranate extract and curcumin ameliorates thioacetamide-induced liver fibrosis in rats: Impact on TGF-β/Smad3 and NF-κB signaling pathways, Toxicology Mechanisms and Methods, DOI: 10.1080/15376516.2020.1801926

10- Sally M. Odah, Maha M. Salama, Wafaa M. Aziz, Taha S. El-Alfy ,Shahira M. Ezzat.2020. Anti-wrinkle activity and UPLC-MS/MS metabolic profiling of pomegranate and grape seeds extracts. International Journal of Pharmaceutical science Research (IJSPR). 11(8): 3679-3689
11- Mohamed A. Salem, Mahitab H. El Bishbishy, Ahmed Zayed, Amr A.Mahrous, Maha M. Salama, and Shahira M. Ezzat.2020. Natural Products for the Management of Cardiovascular Diseases. Natural Products in Clinical Trials. Chapter 5. Vol. 2, 1-00
12- Rasha A. Radwan, Youssef A. El-Sherif, Maha M. Salama. 2020. A Novel Biochemical Study of Anti-Ageing Potential of Eucalyptus Camaldulensis Bark Waste Standardized Extract and Silver Nanoparticles. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces(191)1-9, 11100 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.colsurfb.2020.111004

13- Ezzat SM, El Bishbishy MH, Aborehab NM, Salama MM, Hasheesh A, Motaal AA, Rashad H, Metwally FM.2020. Upregulation of MC4R and PPAR-α expression mediates the anti-obesity activity of Moringa oleifera Lam. in high-fat diet-induced obesity in rats. J Ethnopharmacol. 3(251)112541
14- Shahira M. Ezzat, Maha M. Salama and Mohamed A. Salem. 2020. Bioactive lead compounds and molecular targets for the treatment of heart diseases. Phytochemicals as Lead Compounds for New Drug Discovery, Part II Bio-functional leads for drug development, Chapter 5, 68-93. El Sevier publisher. ISBN: 978-0-12-817890-4
15- Ilias Marmouzi , Shahira M. Ezzat , Maha M. Salama, Rana M. Merghany,
Aisha M. Attar, Ahmed M. EL-Desoky, and Shanaz O. Mohamed. 2019. Recent Updates in Pharmacological Properties of Chitooligosaccharides. BioMed Research International https://doi.org/10.1155/2019/4568039 1-16
16- Taha S. El-Alfy, Nagwa M. Ammar, Sahar Y Al-Okbi, Maha M Salama, Hanan F. Aly, Asmaa A Amer, 2019. Cressa cretica L. growing in Egypt: Phytochemical study and potential antioxidant and hepato-protective activities. Journal of Applied Pharmaceutical Science vol. 9(S1), 046-057
17- Ezzat SM, Raslan M, Salama MM , Menze ET, El Hawary SS. 2019. In vivo anti-inflammatory activity and UPLC-MS/MS profiling of the peels and pulps of Cucumis melo var. cantalupensis and Cucumis melo var. reticulatus. J Ethnopharmacol. 12 (237):245-254
18- Mostafa I. Fekry, Shahira M. Ezzat, Maha M. Salama, Ohoud Y. Alshehri &
Ahmed M. Al-Abd (2019). Bioactive glycoalkaloides isolated from Solanum melongena fruit peels with potential anticancer properties against hepato- cellular carcinoma cells. Scientific reports 9:1746
19- Mona M. Hashem, Maha M. Salama, Faten F. Mohammed, Adel F. Tohamy, Kadriya S. El Deeb (2019) Metabolic profile and hepatoprotective effect of Aeschynomene elaphroxylon (Guill. & Perr.). PLoS
ONE 14(1): e021057
20- Asmaa Amer, Hussein Taha, Nagwa Ammar, Maha Salama and Taha El-Alfy. 2018. Applicability of Different Molecular Markers Techniques for Genetic Distinguish Between Two Genera Cressa Linn. and Cuscuta Yunck. Family Convolvulaceae. Pak J Biol Sci. 21(4):179-186. DOI: 10.3923/pjbs.2018
21- Safaa A. Nour, Maha M. Salama, Mustafa A. Abdel Kawy, Mohamed S. Hifnawy (2018). The impact of seasonal variation on the volatile oil profile of leaves of Severinia buxifolia (Poir.) and its antimicrobial activity. 2018 Journal of Pharmacognosy & Phytotherapy 10(3), 56-63. https://doi.org/10.5897/JPP2018.0488
22- Fatema R. Saber, Ghada A. Abdelbary , Maha M. Salama, Dalia O. Saleh, Magda M. Fathy, Fathy M. Soliman. (2018). UPLC/QTOF/MS profiling of two Psidium species and the in-vivo hepatoprotective activity of their nano-formulated liposomes. Food Research International, 105, 1029–103

23- Safaa A. Nour, Maha M. Salama, Mustafa A. Abdel Kawy, Mohamed S. Hifnawy (2017). “Authentication of Severinia buxifolia (poir) Ten via DNA fingerprint and botanical features” World journal of pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences. 6(10)
24- Gouda B, Mousa O, Salama M, Kassem H (2017). Volatiles and Lipoidal Composition: Antimicrobial Activity of Flowering Aerial Parts of Lavandula pubescens Decne. International Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemical Research ;9(8); 1175-1181
25- Rashad H, Metwally FM, Ezzat SM, Salama MM, Hasheesh A, Abdel Motaal A (2017) Randomized double-blinded pilot clinical study of the anti-diabetic activity of Balanites aegyptiaca and UPLC-ESI-MS/MS identification of its metabolites. Pharmaceutical Biology, VOL. 55, NO. 1
26- Shahira M Ezzat, Maha M Salama, Engy A Mahrous, Louis Maes, Cheol-Ho Pan, Essam Abdel-Sattar (2017). Antiprotozoal activity of major constituents from the bioactive fraction of Verbesina encelioides. Natural Product Research. Vol. 31, NO. 6, 676–680
27- M.M. Shabana, M.H. Gonaid, M.M. Salama, A.A. Sleem, E. Abdel-Sattar” Lipid profile and biological activity of different extracts of Stapelia hirsuta L” Future Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences 2 (2016) 76-8
28- Shahira M Ezzat, Abeer A. El Sayed, Maha M Salama (2016) Use of Random Amplified Polymorphic DNA (RAPD) Technique to Study the Genetic Diversity of Eight Aloe Species. Planta Medica, 82, 1381 – 1386.
29- Shahira M. Ezzat, Maha M. Salama, Sayed H. Seif el-Din, Samira Saleh, Naglaa M. El-Lakkany, Olfat A. Hammam, Maha B. Salem and Sanaa S. Botros. Metabolic profile and hepatoprotective activity of the anthocyanin-rich extract of Hibiscus sabdariffa calyces. Pharmaceutical Biology (2016) 54(12):3172-3181.
30- Mohamed A. Farag, Shahira M. Ezzat, Maha M. Salama, Mariane G. Tadros and Rabah A.T. Serya” Anti-acetylcholinesterase activity of essential oils and their major constituents from four Ocimum species” Z. Naturforsch. DOI 10.1515/znc-2016-0030(2016) 71(11-12), pp. 393-402
31- Mohamed A. Farag, Shahira M Ezzat, Maha M Salama, Mariane G. Tadros (2016). Anti-acetylcholinesterase potential and metabolome classification of 4 Ocimum species as determined via UPLC/qTOF/MS and chemometric tools. Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis 125, 1–11.
32- Shahira M Ezzat, Maha M Salama, Aliaa ElMeshad, Mahmoud H. Teaima, Laila A. Rashad (2016). HPLC–DAD–MS/MS profiling of standardized rosemary extract and enhancement of its anti-wrinkle activity by encapsulation in elastic nanovesicles. Arch. of Pharmacal Research. 39:912–925
33- Fathy M. Soliman, Magda M. Fathy, Maha M. Salama, Fatema R. Saber” Comparative study of the volatile oil content and antimicrobial activity of Psidium guajava L. and Psidium cattleianum Sabine leaves. Bulletin of Faculty of Pharmacy, Cairo University, 54, 219–225 (2016)
34- Fathy M. Soliman, Magda M. Fathy, Maha M. Salama and Fatema R. Saber” Botanical study of Eucalyptus cinerea F. Muell. ex Benth. cultivated in Egypt” World journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, SJIF, 2015, 4(10), 310-28.
35- Maha M. Salama, Seham M El-Hawary, Ola M Mousa, Noha El-Askary, Ahmed Esmat” In vivo TNF and IL-1β Inhibitory activity of Phenolic compounds isolated from Trachelospermum jasminoides Linl.(Lem)” Journal of Medicinal Plant Research; 2015, Vol 9(2), 30-41.
36- Fathy M. Soliman, Magda M. Fathy, Maha M. Salama, Engy Mahrous,Fatema R. Saber” Phytochemical and In-Vitro study of Psidium guajva leaves L. cultivated in Egypt” World journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2015, 4(5), 124-134.
37- Fathy M. Soliman, Magda M. Fathy, Maha M. Salama, Fatema R. Saber” Chemical composition and bioactivity of the volatile oil from leaves and stems of Eucalyptus cinerea. Pharmaceutical Biology, 2014, 552(10),1272-77
38- Hanaa H. Ahmed, Fatheya M. Metwally, Hend Rashad, Asmaa M. Zaazaa , Shahira M. Ezzat , Maha M. Salama ″Moringa oleifera offers a Multi-Mechanistic Approach for Management of Obesity in Rats″ Int. J. Pharm. Sci. Rev. Res., 29(2) , 98-106 (2014).
39- Fathy M. Soliman, Magda M. Fathy, Maha M. Salama, Ahmed M. Al-Abd, Fatema R. Saber& Ali M. El-Halawany. “Cytotoxic activity of acyl phloroglucinols isolated from the leaves of Eucalyptus cinerea F. Muell. ex Benth. cultivated in Egypt. 2014, Scientific reports | 4 : 5410 | doi: 10.1038/ Published on line www.nature.com/scientificreports
40- Shahira M. Ezzat and Maha M. Salama. “A new α-glucosidase inhibitor from Achillea fragrantissima (Forssk.) Sch. Bip. growing in Egypt. Natural Product Research, 2014. Vol. 28, No. 11, 812–818
41- Essam Abdel Sattar, Soheir M. El-zalabani, Maha M Salama ” Herbal and Microbial Products for the Management of Obesity. E-book 2014, Anti-obesity Drug Discovery and Development, Vol.2, Chapter3, 130-210
42- Marawan M Shabana, Maha M Salama, Shahira M Ezzat and Laila R. Ismail. In Vitro and In Vivo Anticancer Activity of the Fruit Peels of Solanum melongena L. against Hepatocellular Carcinoma., J Carcinogenesis & Mutagenesis 2013, 4:3. Published on line http://dx.doi.org/10.4172/2157-2518.1000149
43- Maha M. Salama, Shahira M. Ezzat, Riham Salah El Dine, Aly M. El-Sayed, and Amany A. Sleem” New Bioactive Metabolites from a Crown Gall Induced on a Eucalyptus tereticornis Sm. Tree”. Z. naturforsch.68 C, 461 – 470 (2013
44- Marwan. M. Shabana, Fifi. I. Fathy, Maha M. Salama and M. M. Hashem. Cytotoxic and Antioxidant Activities of the Volatile Constituents of Brassica tournefortii Gouan: Growing in Egypt, Cancer Science & Research. Published on line 23.12.2013
45- Hesham I. El-Askary, Mahmoud M. El-Olemy, Maha M. Salama, and Mahetab H. Amer” Development and Validation of an HPLC Method for Standardization of the Bioactive Ethyl Acetate Fraction of Alstonia scholaris (L.) R. Br. Growing in Egypt” Z. naturforsch.68C 376-383(2013)
46- Maha M Salama, Eman E. Taher& mohamed M. El-Bahy. Molluscicidal and Larvicidal activities of the Essential Oils of Thymus Capitatus HOFF. ET LINKL. And Marrubium Vulgare L. Rev. Inst. Med. Trop. Sao Paulo. 2012 54(5):281-286
47- Hiroaki Kiyohara, Chikara Ichino, Yuka Kawamura, Takayuki Nagai, Noriko Sato, Haruki Yamada, Maha M. Salama, Essam Abdel-Sattar. In vitro anti-influenza virus activity of a cardiotonic glycoside from Adenium obesum (Forssk.) Phytomedicine 2012. 15;19(2):111-114
48- M M Salama, E. E. Taher, M. M. El-Bahy. Molluscicidal and Mosquitocidal Activities of The Essential Oils Of Thymus Capitatus L. and Marrubium Vulgare L. American Journal of drug Discovery & Development, 2012. 2(4):204-211
49- Hossam M. Abdallah, Maha M. Salama, Enas H. Abd-elrahman and Shohda A. El-Maraghy Antidiabetic activity of phenolic compounds from Pecan bark in streptozotocin- induced diabetic rats. Phytochemistry Letters 4 (2011) 337–341
50- Hesham I. El-Askary, Mahmoud M. El-Olemy, Maha M. Salama, Amany A. Sleem and Mahetab H. Amer .Bioguided isolation of pentacyclic triterpenes from the leaves of Alstonia scholaris (Linn.) R. Br. growing in Egypt .Natural Product Research.26( 18) 2012, 1755–1758
51- Maha M. Salama, Zeinab A. Kandil and Wafaa T. Islam Cytotoxic compounds from the leaves of Gaillardia aristata Pursh. growing in Egypt. Natural Product Research. Vol. 26(2) 2012, 2057–2062
52- Maha M. Salama, Shahira M. Ezzat, and Amany A. Sleem A New Hepato-protective Flavone Glycoside from the Flowers of Onopordum alexandrinum Growing in Egypt Z. Naturforsch. 66 c, 251 – 259 (2011)
53- Aly M. El-Sayed, Shahira M. Ezzat, Maha M. Salama and Amany A. Sleem Hepatoprotective and cytotoxic activities of Delonix regia flower extracts. Pharmacognosy Journal ,2011 ,3 (19),49-56
54- S. M. Ezzat, M. M. Salama, A. A. Sleem. Antiulcerogenic activity of the essential oil of the roots of Ocimum basilicum L. var. minimum International Journal of Essential Oil Therapeutics (2010) 4.
55- Essam Abdel-Sattar, Louis Maes and Maha Mahmoud Salama “In Vitro Activities of Plant Extracts from Saudi Arabia against Malaria, Leishmaniasis, Sleeping Sickness and Chagas Disease”. Phytotherapy research, 2010, 24 ,1322-1328
56- W.T. Islam and M. M. Salama. Chemical Composition and Bioactivity Of Volatile Oils From Ocimum basilicum L. var. minimum Cultivated In Egypt. Egypt. J. Biomed. Sci., 2007, 24 ,218-231.
57- Hossam M. Abdallah, Maha M. Salama, Enas H. Abd-elrahman Pharmacognostical Study of Carya illinoensis (Wangenh) K. Koch (Juglandaceae).Egypt. J. Biomed. Sci., 2008, 26 , 204-230.
58- W.T. Islam , M. M. Salama and Z.A. Kandil Pharmacognostical Study of Gaillardia aristata Pursh. Grown In Egypt. Egypt. J. Biomed. Sci., 2008, 28, 222-243.
59- Shabana MM, AbdelSattar A, Gonaid MH, Salama MM, 2002 Macro-and Micromorphology of Leptadenia heterophylla (Del.) Decne. growing in Egypt. Az. J. Pharm Sci. 40(3) 109-130
60- Shabana MM, AbdelSattar A, Gonaid MH, Salama MM, 2006. Macro and Micromorphological study of Stapelia hirsuta L growing in Egypt. Bull. Fac. Pharm. Cairo Univ. 20 (8),710-714
61- Shabana MM, AbdelSattar A, Gonaid MH, Salama MM.2006. Phenylalkylamine alkaloids from Stapelia hirsuta L. Natural Product Research. 30:89-92
62- Shabana MM, Abdel-Sattar A, Gonaid MH, Salama MM. 2006. A Novel Alkaloid from Stapelia hirsuta L. Turkish Journal of Chemistry., Vol. 44. No.1. 59- 74.
63- Shabana MM, Abdel-Sattar A, Gonaid MH, Salama MM. 2006. Macro and Micromorphological study of Stapelia hirsuta L growing in Egypt. Bull. Fac. Pharm. Cairo Univ. 20 (8), 710-714
64- MM, Shabana, Abdel-Sattar A, Gonaid MH, Salama MM. 2002 Macro-and Micromorphology of Leptadenia heterophylla (Del.) Decne. growing in Egypt. Az. J. Pharm Sci. Vol 40. No. 3 109-130
65- MM, Shabana, Mahmoud II, Gonaid MH, Salama MM. 2002. Phytochemical and Biological Study of Cassia tora L. grown in Egypt. Bull. Fac. Pharm. Cairo Univ. Vol 26. 128-152
66- MM, Shabana, Mahmoud II, Gonaid MH, Salama MM. 2000. Macro and micro-morphological Study of Cassia tora L. grown in Egypt. Bull. Fac. Pharm. Cairo Univ. 38 (1) 123-135.

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