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38. Liu M, Amini A, Ahmad Z. Safranal and its analogs inhibit Escherichia coli ATP synthase and cell growth. Int J Biol Macromol. 2016 Nov 16. pii:S0141-8130(16)31927-4. doi: 10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2016.11.038. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed
37. Hassan SM, Youakim MF, Rizk AA, Thomann C, Ahmad Z. Does silybin protect against toxicity induced by polymyxin E in rat kidney? Neurourol Urodyn. 2016 Aug 30. doi: 10.1002/nau.23109. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed
36. Azim S (student), McDowell D (student), Cartagena A (student), Rodriguez R (student), Ahmad Z. Venom peptides cathelicidin and lycotoxin cause strong inhibition of Escherichia coli ATP synthase. Int J Biol Macromol. 2016 PubMed
35. Zhao C [student], Syed H [student], Hassan SS, Singh VK, Ahmad Z. Functional importance of αIle-346 and αIle-348 in the catalytic sites of Escherichia coli ATP synthase. Arch Biochem Biophys. 2016 Jan 14; 592;27-37. pii: S0003-9861(16)30009-1. doi:10.1016/ [Epub ahead of print] PubMed
34. Baum KR (student), Ahmad Z, Singh VK. Regulation of Expression of Oxacillin-Inducible Methionine Sulfoxide Reductases in Staphylococcus aureus. Int J Microbiol. 2015;2015:617925. doi: 10.1155/2015/617925. Epub 2015 Sep 21. PubMed
33. Ahmad Z, Laughlin TF, Kady IO. Thymoquinone inhibits Escherichia coli ATP synthase and cell growth. PLoS One. 2015 May 21;10(5):e0127802. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0127802. eCollection 2015 PubMed
32. Ahmad Z, Tayou J [student], Laughlin TF. Asp residues of βDELSEED-motif are required for peptide binding in the Escherichia coli ATP synthase. Int J Biol Macromol. 2015 Jan 17. pii: S0141-8130(15)00024-0. doi: 10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2014.12.047. [Epub 2015 Jan 17. PubMed
31. Ahmad Z, Winjobi M [student], Kabir MA. Significance of αThr-349 in the catalytic sites of Escherichia coli ATP synthase. Biochemistry. 2014 Dec 2;53(47):7376-85. doi: 10.1021/bi5013063. Epub 2014 Nov 17 PubMed
30. Martin JL [student], Ishmukhametov R [student], Hornung T [student], Ahmad Z, Frasch WD. Anatomy of F1-ATPase powered rotation. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Mar 11;111(10):3715-20. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1317784111. Epub 2014 Feb 24. PubMed
29. Ahmad Z, Cox JL. ATP Synthase: The Right Size Base Model for Nanomotors in Nanomedicine. ScientificWorldJournal. 2014 Jan 29;2014:567398. eCollection 2014. Review. PubMed
28. Ahmad Z, Okafor F, Azim S, Laughlin TF. ATP synthase: a molecular therapeutic drug target for antimicrobial and antitumor peptides. Curr Med Chem. 2013;20(15):1956-73. PubMed
27. Kabir MA, Ahmad Z. Candida infections and their prevention. ISRN Prev Med. 2012 Nov 4;2013:763628. doi: 10.5402/2013/763628. eCollection 2013. Review. PubMed
26. Ahmad Z, Ahmad M, Okafor F, Jones J, Abunameh A, Cheniya RP, Kady IO. Effect of structural modulation of polyphenolic compounds on the inhibition of Escherichia coli ATP synthase. Int J Biol Macromol. 2012 Apr 1;50(3):476-86. doi: 10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2012.01.019. Epub 2012 Jan 20. PubMed
25. Ahmad Z, Elord J, Dadi PK, Kady IO. Synthesis and evaluation of diphenol aldimines as inhibitors of Escherichia coli ATPase and cell growth, 2012 Adv Biol Chem. 2, 1-7. Paper.

Kabir MA. Hussain MA, Ahmad Z. Candida albicans: a model organism for studying fungal pathogens. ISRN Microbiol. 2012, 1-15 PubMed


Ahmad S, Wang JY, Ahmad Z, Ahmad F. Functional residues in proteins. J Amino

Acids. 2011;2011:606354. doi: 10.4061/2011/606354. Epub 2011 Nov 3. PubMed
22. Ahmad Z, Okafor F, Laughlin TF. Role of charged residues in the catalytic sites of Escherichia coli ATP synthase. J Amino Acids. 2011;2011:785741. doi: 10.4061/2011/785741. Epub 2011 Jul 13. PubMed
21. Kabir MA, Uddin W, Narayanan A, Reddy PK, Jairajpuri MA, Sherman F, Ahmad Z. Functional subunits of eukaryotic chaperonin CCT/TRiC in protein folding. J Amino Acids. 2011;2011:843206. doi: 10.4061/2011/843206. Epub 2011 Jul 2. PubMed
20. Firoz A, Malik A, Joplin KH, Ahmad Z, Jha V, Ahmad S. Residue propensities, discrimination and binding site prediction of adenine and guanine phosphates. BMC Biochem. 2011 May 13;12:20. doi: 10.1186/1471-2091-12-20. PubMed
19. Ahmad Z, Laughlin TF. Medicinal chemistry of ATP synthase: a potential drug target of dietary polyphenols and amphibian antimicrobial peptides. Curr Med Chem. 2010;17(25):2822-36. Review. PubMed
18. Chinnam N, Dadi PK, Sabri SA, Ahmad M, Kabir MA, Ahmad Z. Dietary bioflavonoids inhibit Escherichia coli ATP synthase in a differential manner. Int J Biol Macromol. 2010 Jun;46(5):478-86. doi: 10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2010.03.009. Epub 2010 Mar 25. PubMed
17. Laughlin TF, Ahmad Z. Inhibition of Escherichia coli ATP synthase by amphibian antimicrobial peptides. Int J Biol Macromol. 2010 Apr 1;46(3):367-74. doi: 10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2010.01.015. Epub 2010 Jan 25. PubMed
Dadi PK, Ahmad M, Ahmad Z. Inhibition of ATPase activity of Escherichia coli ATP synthase by polyphenols. Int J Biol Macromol. 2009 Jul 1;45(1):72-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2009.04.004. Epub 2009 Apr 16. PubMed
Li W, Brudecki LE, Senior AE, Ahmad Z. Role of {alpha}-subunit VISIT-DG sequence residues Ser-347 and Gly-351 in the catalytic sites of Escherichia coli ATP synthase. J Biol Chem. 2009 Apr 17;284(16):10747-54. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M809209200. Epub 2009 Feb 23. PubMed
Brudecki LE, Grindstaff JJ, Ahmad Z. Role of alphaPhe-291 residue in the phosphate-binding subdomain of catalytic sites of Escherichia coli ATP synthase. Arch Biochem Biophys. 2008 Mar 15;471(2):168-75. doi: 10.1016/ Epub 2008 Jan 26. PubMed
Ahmad S, Ahmad Z. ATP-binding site as a further application of neural network to residue level prediction, 2008 Proc Int Joint Conf Neural Networks (IJCNN), IEEE. pp. 2431-2435. Abstract
Ahmad Z, Senior AE. Inhibition of the ATPase activity of Escherichia coli ATP synthase by magnesium fluoride. FEBS Lett. 2006 Jan 23;580(2):517-20. Epub 2005 Dec 28. PubMed
Ahmad Z, Senior AE. Identification of phosphate binding residues of Escherichia coli ATP synthase. J Bioenerg Biomembr. 2005 Dec;37(6):437-40. Review. PubMed
Ahmad Z, Senior AE. Modulation of charge in the phosphate binding site of Escherichia coli ATP synthase. J Biol Chem. 2005 Jul 29;280(30):27981-9. Epub 2005 Jun 6. PubMed
Ahmad Z, Senior AE. Involvement of ATP synthase residues alphaArg-376, betaArg-182, and betaLys-155 in Pi binding. FEBS Lett. 2005 Jan 17;579(2):523-8. PubMed
Ahmad Z, Senior AE. Role of betaAsn-243 in the phosphate-binding subdomain of catalytic sites of Escherichia coli F(1)-ATPase. J Biol Chem. 2004 Oct 29;279(44):46057-64. Epub 2004 Aug 20. PubMed
Ahmad Z, Senior AE. Mutagenesis of residue betaArg-246 in the phosphate-binding subdomain of catalytic sites of Escherichia coli F1-ATPase. J Biol Chem. 2004 Jul 23;279(30):31505-13. Epub 2004 May 18. Erratum in: J Biol Chem. 2004 Sep 17;279(38):40245.PubMed
Ahmad A, Ahmad Z, Baig MA. Hepatic sulfite oxidase: effect of anions on its activity. Trend Clin Biochem Lab Med. 2003 1, 751-755.
Ahmad Z, Salim M, Maines MD. Human biliverdin reductase is a leucine zipper-like DNA-binding protein and functions in transcriptional activation of heme oxygenase-1 by oxidative stress. J Biol Chem. 2002 Mar 15;277(11):9226-32. Epub 2001 Dec 31. PubMed
Ahmad Z, Sherman F. Role of Arg-166 in yeast cytochrome C1. J Biol Chem. 2001 May 25;276(21):18450-6. Epub 2001 Feb 26. PubMed
Ahmad Z, Yadav S, Ahmad F, Khan NZ. Effects of salts of alkali earth metals and calcium chloride on the stability of cytochrome c and myoglobin. Biochim Biophys Acta. 1996 May 2;1294(1):63-71. PubMed
Ahmad Z, Ahmad F. Physico-chemical characterization of products of unfolding of cytochrome c by calcium chloride. Biochim Biophys Acta. 1994 Aug 17;1207(2):223-30. PubMed
Ahmad Z, Ahmad F. Mechanism of denaturation of cytochrome c by lithium salts, 1992 Indian J Chem (B) 31b, 874-879
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