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  Iqbal Ahmad  
  Phone: +351234370965  
  e-mail: ahmadr@ua.pt  
  Category: Assistant Researcher  
  Department: Chemistry  
  Research group: Environ. Processes & Pollutants
 
ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor: AU=Ahmad I* NOT (Ameen M or Musthapa or Israr or Irshad or Akhter or Ahmad F J or Patil G or Zeeshan M or Kumar A or Sheraz or Usmanghani or Sadaf or Asif or Akram) AND AD= (Aveiro or Hamdard); Researcher ID:I-1887-2013  
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Academic qualifications
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in 'Toxicology’ Hamdard University, New Delhi (India), 2000
Master of Science (MSc) in 'Toxicology' Hamdard University, New Delhi (India), 1996
Post Graduate Diploma in 'Clinical Pathology' Aligarh Muslim University (India), 1994
Bachlor of Science (BSc), Rohilkhand University, Bareilly, U.P. (India), 1991
RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

1/5/2013 - present Assistant Researcher - Centre for Environmental and Marine Studies - CESAM.


1/4/2008 - 31/3/2013 Assistant Researcher - Centre for Environmental and Marine Studies - CESAM.


1/4/2007 - 31/3/2008 Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Department of Biology, University of Aveiro, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal, (Research Topic: Interrelation of genotoxicity, hormonal disruption, immunosuppression and oxidative stress in the Aveiro lagoon fish).


1/4/2004 – 31/03/2007 Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Department of Biology, University of Aveiro, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal, (Research Topic: Studies on enzymatic and non-enzymatic antioxidants induction in the Aveiro Lagoon and Pateira de Fermentelos fish, with special reference to their role in aquatic pollutants genotoxicity and detoxification


01/04/2001 – 31/03/2004 Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Department of Biology, University of Aveiro, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal, (Research Topic: Oxidative stress biomarkers of aquatic pollution in fish).


07/2000 – 03/2001 Research Associate, Immunotoxicology Laboratory, Department of Toxicology, Hamdard University, New Delhi, India (Research Topic: Effect of a low molecular weight protein on lipid peroxidation in fish).


05/97 - 2000 Senior Research Fellow, Department of Medical Elementology and Toxicology, Hamdard University, New Delhi, India (Research topic: Immunological studies on fish from polluted water to develop an early warning system for water pollution monitoring).

Scientific Activities

Scientific Domain: Aquatic Toxicology


Specific Domain: Environmental pollutants induced Immunotoxicity, Oxidative stress, hormonal desruption and genotoxicity in aquatic species


Actual interest of investigation: Metals/nanoparticles uptake, its turnover and associated damage versus protection in aquatic species.

Scientific Supervision
Post-doc (Main Supervisor): Naser Aziz Anjum

Post-doc (Main Supervisor): Naser Aziz Anjum
Post-doc (Main Supervisor): Koigoora Srikanth

Master (Main Supervisor): Karolina Anna Filipkowska
(not a CESAM member)
Master (Main Supervisor): Leonor Coutinho Costa
(not a CESAM member)

Bachelor Student (Main Supervisor): Leonor Coutinho Costa
(not a CESAM member)



Projects
GENOPES - Mechanisms of DNA damage induced by pesticides in fish and interference of co-exposure to other contaminants [see details]

Food Chain - Improvement of soil-crop models of PTEs to assess impacts of soil contamination in agricultural areas and food chain risks to human [see details]

Publications
  1. Reis A.T., Duarte A.C., Henriques B., Coelho C., Lopes C.B., Mieiro C.L., Tavares D.S., Ahmad L., Coelho J.P., Rocha L.S., Cruz N., Monteiro R.J.R., Rocha R., Rodrigues S., Pereira E. (2015) An international proficiency test as a tool to evaluate mercury determination in environmental matrices. Trac-trends In Analytical Chemistry. 64, 137-149. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0165993614002325#
  2. Anjum N.A., Duarte A.C., Pereira E., Ahmad I. (2015) Juncus maritimus root biochemical assessment for its mercury stabilization potential in Ria de Aveiro coastal lagoon (Portugal). Environmental Science And Pollution Research. 22, 3, 2231-2238. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11356-014-3455-x
  3. Anjum N.A., Duarte A.C., Pereira E., Ahmad I. (2015) Plant-beneficial elements status assessment in soil-plant system in the vicinity of a chemical industry complex: shedding light on forage grass safety issues. Environmental Science And Pollution Research. 22, 3, 2239-2246. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11356-014-3478-3
  4. Anjum N.A., Singh H.P., Khan M.I.R., Masood A., Per T.S., Negi A., Batish D.R., Khan N.A., Duarte A.C., Pereira E., Ahmad I. (2015) Too much is bad-an appraisal of phytotoxicity of elevated plant-beneficial heavy metal ions. Environmental Science And Pollution Research. 22, 5, 3361-3382. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11356-014-3849-9
  5. Anjum N.A., Sofo A., Scopa A., Roychoudhury A., Gill S.S., Iqbal M., Lukatkin A.S., Pereira E., Duarte A.C., Ahmad I. (2015) Lipids and proteins-major targets of oxidative modifications in abiotic stressed plants. Environmental Science And Pollution Research. 22, 6, 4099-4121. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11356-014-3917-1
  6. Anjum N.A., Adam V., Kizek R., Duarte A.C., Pereira E., Iqbal M., Lukatkin A.S., Ahmad I. (2015) Nanoscale copper in the soil-plant system - toxicity and underlying potential mechanisms. Environmental Research. 138, 306-325. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://authors.elsevier.com/a/1QeY9_KHpmWaF
  7. Anjum N.A., Hasanuzzaman M., Hossein M.A., Thangavel P., Roychoudhury A., Gill S.S., Rodrigo M.A.M., Adam V., Fujita M., Kizek R., Duarte A.C., Pereira E., Ahmed I. (2015) Jacks of metal/metalloid chelation trade in plants-an overview. Frontiers In Plant Science. 6, (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fpls.2015.00192/abstract
  8. Anjum N.A., Gill R., Kaushik M., Hasanuzzaman M., Pereira E., Ahmad I., Tuteja N., Gill S.S. (2015) ATP-sulfurylase, sulfur-compounds, and plant stress tolerance. Frontiers In Plant Science. 6, (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fpls.2015.00210/abstract
  9. Anjum N.A., Ahmad I., Valega M., Mohmood I., Gill S.S., Tuteja N., Duarte A.C., Pereira E. (2014) Salt marsh halophyte services to metal-metalloid remediation: assessment of the processes and underlying mechanisms. Critical Reviews In Environmental Science And Technology. 44, 18, 2038-2106. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/10643389.2013.828271#.U9e5jG...
  10. Anjum N.A., Singh N., Singh M.K., Sayeed I., Duarte A.C., Pereira E., Ahmad I. (2014) Single-bilayer graphene oxide sheet impacts and underlying potential mechanisms assessment in germinating faba bean (Vicia faba L.). Science Of The Total Environment. 472, 834–841 (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0048969713012928
  11. Anjum N.A., Duarte A.C., Pereira E., Ahmad I. (2014) Oxidative stress status, antioxidant metabolism and polypeptide patterns in Juncus maritimus shoots exhibiting differential mercury burdens in Ria de Aveiro coastal lagoon (Portugal). Environmental Science And Pollution Research. 21, 10, 6652-6661. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11356-014-2578-4
  12. Anjum N.A., Srikanth K., Mohmood I., Sayeed I., Trindade T., Duarte A.C., Pereira E., Ahmad I. (2014) Brain glutathione redox system significance for the control of silica-coated magnetite nanoparticles with or without mercury co-exposures mediated oxidative stress in European eel (Anguilla anguilla L.). Environmental Science And Pollution Research. 21, 12, 7746-7756. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11356-014-2673-6
  13. Anjum N.A., Israr M., Duarte A.C., Pereira M.E., Ahmad I. (2014) Halimione portulacoides (L.) physiological/biochemical characterization for its adaptive responses to environmental mercury exposure. Environmental Research. 131, 39-49. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0013935114000292
  14. Srikanth K., Ahmad I., Rao J.V., Trindade T., Duarte A.C., Pereira E. (2014) Modulation of glutathione and its dependent enzymes in gill cells of Anguilla anguilla exposed to silica coated iron oxide nanoparticles with or without mercury co-exposure under in vitro condition. Comparative Biochemistry And Physiology C-toxicology & Pharmacology. 162, 7-14. (see details) ISI paper
  15. Anjum N.A., Gill S.S., Gill R., Hasanuzzaman M., Duarte A.C., Pereira E., Ahmad I., Tuteja R., Tuteja N. (2014) Metal/metalloid stress tolerance in plants: role of ascorbate, its redox couple, and associated enzymes. Protoplasma. 251, 6, 1265-1283. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00709-014-0636-x
  16. Srikanth K., Ahmad I., Rao J.V. (2014) Seasonal Trend of Potential Toxic Elements in Seawater and Sediments from Tuticorin Coast. Water Air And Soil Pollution. 225, 8, (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11270-014-2069-8
  17. Anjum N.A., Aref I.M., Duarte A.C., Pereira E., Ahmad I., Iqbal M. (2014) Glutathione and proline can coordinately make plants withstand the joint attack of metal(loid) and salinity stresses. Frontiers In Plant Science. 5, (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://journal.frontiersin.org/Journal/120460/full
  18. Anjum N.A., Ahamd I., Rodrigues S.M., Henriques B., Cruz N., Coelho C., Pacheco M., Duarte A.C., Pereira E. (2013) Eriophorum angustifolium and Lolium perenne metabolic adaptations to metals- and metalloids-induced anomalies in the vicinity of a chemical industrial complex. Environmental Science And Pollution Research. 20, 1, 568–581 (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.springerlink.com/content/20kp171702204149/fulltext.pdf
  19. Anjum N.A., Ahmad I., Válega M., Figueira E., Duarte A., Pereira E. (2013) Phenological development stages variation versus mercury tolerance, accumulation and allocation in salt marsh macrophytes Triglochin maritima and Scirpus maritimus prevalent in Ria de Aveiro coastal lagoon (Portugal). Environmental Science And Pollution Research. 20, 6, 3910-3922. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11356-012-1336-8
  20. Ahmad I., Singh M.K., Pereira M.L., Pacheco M., Santos M.A., Duarte A.C., Pereira E., Grácio J. (2013) Morphological, compositional and ultrastructural changes in the Scrobicularia plana shell in response to environmental mercury - an indelible fingerprint of metal exposure?. Chemosphere. 90, 11, 2697-704. (see details) ISI paper
  21. Mohmood I., Lopes C.B., Lopes I., Ahmad I., Duarte A.C., Pereira E. (2013) Nanoscale materials and their use in water contaminants removal – a review. Environmental Science And Pollution Research. 20, 3, 1239-60. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23292223
  22. Srikanth K., Pereira E., Duarte A.C., Ahmad I. (2013) Glutathione and its dependent enzymes modulatory responses to toxic metals and metalloids in fish-a review. Environmental Science And Pollution Research. 20, 4, 2133-2149. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23334549
  23. Gill S.S., Anjum N.A., Hasanuzzaman M., Gill R., Trivedi D.K., Ahmad I., Pereira E., Tuteja N. (2013) Glutathione and glutathione reductase: a boon in disguise for plant abiotic stress defense operations. Plant Physiology And Biochemistry. 70, 204-212. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0981942813002076
  24. Anjum N.A., Singh N., Singh M.K., Shah Z.A., Duarte A.C., Pereira E., Ahmad I. (2013) Single-bilayer graphene oxide sheet tolerance and glutathione redox system significance assessment in faba bean (Vicia faba L.). Journal Of Nanoparticle Research. 15, 1770 (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007%2Fs11051-013-1770-7.pdf
  25. Anjum N.A., Gill S.S., Duarte A.C., Pereira E., Ahmad I. (2013) Silver nanoparticles in soil-plant systems. Journal Of Nanoparticle Research. 15, 1896 (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007%2Fs11051-013-1896-7.pdf
  26. Ahmad I., Mohmood I., Pacheco M., Santos M.A., Duarte A.C., Pereira E. (2013) Mercury s mitochondrial targeting with increasing age in Scrobicularia plana inhabiting a contaminated lagoon: Damage-protection dichotomy and organ specificities. Chemosphere . 92, 9, 1231-7. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23711411
  27. Srikanth K., Ahmad I., Pallela R., Rao J.V. (2013) Spatial variation of potentially toxic elements in different grain size fractions of marine sediments from Gulf of Mannar, India. Environmental Monitoring And Assessment. 185, 7581–7589 (see details) ISI paper
    Link: htpp://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10661-013-3120-8
  28. Anjum N.A., Ahamd I., Mohmood I., Pacheco M., Duarte A.C., Pereira E., Umar S., Ahmad A., Khan N.A., Iqbal M., Prasad M.N.V. (2012) Modulation of glutathione and its related enzymes in plants’ responses to toxic metals and metalloids - a review. Environmental And Experimental Botany. 75, 307-324. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0098847211001651
  29. Anjum N.A., Gill S.S., Umar S., Ahmad I., Duarte A.C., Pereira E. (2012) Improving growth and productivity of oleiferous Brassicas under changing environment: significance of nitrogen and sulphur nutrition, and underlying mechanisms. Scientific World Journal. 2012, doi:10.1100/2012/657808 (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.tswj.com/2012/657808/
  30. Ahmad I., Mohmood I., Coelho J.P., Pacheco M., Santos M.A., Duarte A.C., Pereira E. (2012) Role of non-enzymatic antioxidants on the bivalves’ adaptation to environmental mercury: Organ-specicities and age effect in Scrobicularia plana inhabiting a contaminated lagoon. Environmental Pollution. 163, 218 – 225 (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0269749111006932
  31. Ahmad I., Coelho J.P., Mohmood I., Anjum N.A., Pacheco M., Santos M.A., Duarte A.C., Pereira E. (2012) Mercury contaminated systems under recovery can represent an increased risk to seafood human consumers – a paradox depicted in bivalves’ body burdens. Food Chemistry. 133, 3, 665-670. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://pdn.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=MiamiImageURL&_cid=271163&_user...
  32. Anjum N.A., Ahmad I., Válega M., Pacheco M., Figueira E., Duarte A.C., Pereira E. (2012) Salt marsh macrophyte Phragmites australis strategies assessment for its dominance in mercury-contaminated coastal lagoon (Ria de Aveiro, Portugal). Environmental Science And Pollution Research. 19, 7, 2879-2888. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.springerlink.com/content/nm7871x3122353n8/fulltext.pdf
  33. Mohmood I., Mieiro C.L., Coelho J.P., Anjum N. A., Ahmad I., Pereira E., Duarte A.C., Pacheco M. (2012) Mercury-Induced Chromosomal Damage in Wild Fish (Dicentrarchus labrax L.) Reflecting Aquatic Contamination in Contrasting Seasons. Archives Of Environmental Contamination And Toxicology. 63, 4, 554-562. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.springerlink.com/content/f421455014g35417/
  34. Ahmad I., Coelho J.P., Mohmood I., Pacheco M., Santos M.A., Duarte A.C., Pereira E. (2011) Immunosuppression in the infaunal bivalve Scrobicularia plana environmentally exposed to mercury and association with its accumulation. Chemosphere. 82, 11, 1541-6. (see details) ISI paper
  35. Anjum N.A., Umar S., Iqbal M., Ahmad I., Pereira M.E., Khan N.A. (2011) Protection of growth and photosynthesis of mustard genotype with dual type sulfur transport system against sulfur deprivation by coordinate changes in ATP-sulfurylase, serine acetyltransferase, and glutathione reductase activities, and cysteine and glutathione production. Russian Journal Of Plant Physiology. 58, 5, 892-898. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.springerlink.com/content/g72gq7067213022v/fulltext.pdf
  36. Ahmad I., Mohmood I., Mieiro C.L., Coelho J.P., Pacheco M., Santos M.A., Duarte A.C., Pereira E. (2011) Lipid peroxidation versus antioxidant modulation in the bivalve Scrobicularia plana in response to environmental mercury–organ specificities and age effect Original Research Article. Aquatic Toxicology. 103, 3-4, 150-158. (see details) ISI paper
  37. Anjum N.A., Ahmad I., Válega M., Pacheco M., Figueira E., Duarte A.C., Pereira E. (2011) Impact of seasonal fluctuations on the sediment-mercury, its accumulation and partitioning in Halimione portulacoides and Juncus maritimus collected from Ria de Aveiro Coastal Lagoon (Portugal). Water Air And Soil Pollution. 222, 1-15. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.springerlink.com/content/d3734w355p843303/fulltext.pdf
  38. Umar S., Diva I., Anjum N.A., Iqbal M., Ahmad I., Pereira E. (2011) Potassium-induced alleviation of salinity stress in Brassica campestris L. Central European Journal Of Biology. 6, 6, 1054-1063. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.springerlink.com/content/r137rpp103q77h46/fulltext.pdf
  39. Oliveira M., Ahmad I., Maria V.L., Serafim A., Bebianno M.J., Pacheco M, Santos M.A. (2010) Hepatic metallothionein concentrations in the golden grey mullet (Liza aurata) – Relationship with environmental metal concentrations in a metal-contaminated coastal system in Portugal. Marine Environmental Research. 69, 4, 227-233. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marenvres.2009.10.012
  40. Oliveira M. , Ahmad I., Maria V.L., Pacheco M., Santos M.A. (2010) Monitoring pollution of coastal lagoon using Liza aurata kidney oxidative stress and genetic endpoints: an integrated biomarker approach. Ecotoxicology. 19, 4, 643-53. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19916048?itool=EntrezSystem2.PEntrez....
  41. Maria V.L., Ahmad I., Oliveira M. , Pacheco M., Santos M.A. (2010) Dicentrarchus labrax L. Kidney Antioxidant Responses, Lipid and DNA Damage at five different sites within the Aveiro Lagoon. Fresenius Environmental Bulletin. 19, 5, 790-797. (see details) ISI paper
  42. Mieiro C.L., Ahmad I., Pereira M.E., Duarte A.C., Pacheco M. (2010) Antioxidant system breakdown in brain of feral golden grey mullet (Liza aurata) as an effect of mercury exposure. Ecotoxicology. 19, 1034-1045. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10646-010-0485-0
  43. Oliveira M. , Maria V.L., Ahmad I., Teles M., Serafim A., Bebianno M.J., Pacheco M., Santos M.A. (2010) Golden grey mullet and sea bass oxidative DNA damage and clastogenic/aneugenic responses in a contaminated coastal lagoon. Ecotoxicology And Environmental Safety. 73, 8, 1907-1913. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20825987
  44. Oliveira M., Maria V.L., Ahmad I., Pacheco M., Santos M.A. (2010) Seasonal Liza aurata tissue-specific DNA integrity in a multi-contaminated coastal lagoon (Ria de Aveiro, Portugal). Marine Pollution Bulletin. 60, 10, 1755-1761. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20619864
  45. Oliveira M., Ahmad I., Maria V.L., Ferreira C.S.S., Serafim A., Bebianno M.J., Pacheco M., Santos M.A. (2010) Evaluation of oxidative DNA lesions in plasma and nuclear abnormalities in erythrocytes of wild fish (Liza aurata) as an integrated approach to genotoxicity assessment. Mutation Research/genetic Toxicology And Environmental Mutagenesis. 703, 2, 83-89. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=ArticleURL&_udi=B6T2D-50S2RGH-1...
  46. Oliveira M., Ahmad I., Maria V.L., Pacheco M., Santos M.A. (2010) Antioxidant responses versus DNA damage and lipid peroxidation in golden grey mullet liver – A field study at Ria de Aveiro (Portugal). Archives Of Environmental Contamination And Toxicology. 59, 3, 454-463. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.springerlink.com/content/0276612m36ml6703/
  47. Oliveira M. , Oliveira M., Maria V.L., Maria V.L. , Ahmad, I., Ahmad I. , Serafim A. , Serafim, A., Bebianno M.J. , Bebianno M.J., Pacheco M. , Pacheco M., Santos M.A. , Santos M.A. (2009) Contamination assessment of a coastal lagoon (Ria de Aveiro, Portugal) using defence and damage biochemical indicators in gill of Liza aurata - An integrated biomarker approach. Environmental Pollution . 157, 3, 959-967. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19042064
  48. Ahmad I,, Maria VL,, Pacheco M,, Santos MA. (2009) Juvenile sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax L.) enzymatic and non-enzymatic antioxidant responses following 17beta-estradiol exposure. Ecotoxicology. 18, 8, 974-82. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19593641?itool=EntrezSystem2.PEntrez....
  49. Maria V.L., Ahmad I., Oliveira M., Serafim A., Bebianno M.J., Pacheco M., Santos M.A. (2009) Wild juvenile Dicentrarchus labrax L. liver antioxidant and damage responses at Aveiro Lagoon, Portugal. Ecotoxicology And Environmental Safety. 72, 7, 1861-70. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoenv.2009.06.001
  50. Maria V.L, Ahmad I., Santos M.A. (2008) Juvenile sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax L.) DNA strand breaks and lipid peroxidation response following 17beta-estradiol two mode of exposures. 34, 1, 23-9. (see details) ISI paper
  51. Ahmad I,, Maria V.L., Oliveira M., Serafim A., Bebianno M.J., Pacheco M. , Santos M.A. (2008) DNA damage and lipid peroxidation vs. protection responses in the gill of Dicentrarchus labrax L. from a contaminated coastal lagoon (Ria de Aveiro, Portugal). Science Of The Total Environment. 406, 1-2,, 298-307. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18644616?
  52. Mohmood I., Maria V.L., Oliveira M., Ahmad I., Pacheco M., Santos M.A. (2008) Seasonal Assessment of a Contaminated Coastal Lagoon (Ria de Aveiro, Portugal) Using Dicentrarchus labrax L. Erythrocytic Nuclear Abnormalities. Fresenius Environmental Bulletin. 17, 11b, 1924-1931. (see details) ISI paper
  53. Ahmad I., Maria V.L. , Oliveira M. , Pacheco M., Santos M.A. (2008) Modulatory role of copper on beta-naphthoflavone induced DNA damage in European eel (Anguilla anguilla L.). Ecotoxicology And Environmental Safety . 71, 3, 806-812. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18304634?ordinalpos=4&itool=EntrezSys...
  54. Ahmad I., Maria V.L., Oliveira M., Pacheco M., Santos M.A. (2006) Oxidative stress and genotoxic effects in gill and kidney of Anguilla anguilla L. exposed to chromium with or without pre-exposure to β-naphthoflavone. Mutation Research. 1, 608, 16-28. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=ArticleURL&_udi=B6T2D-4K717XW-1...
  55. Ahmad I., Pacheco M., Santos M.A. (2006) Anguilla anguilla L. oxidative stress biomarkers: an in situ study of freshwater wetland ecosystem (Pateira de Fermentelos, Portugal). Chemosphere. 6, 65, 952-62. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?db=pubmed&cmd=Retrieve&dop...
  56. Santos M.A., Pacheco M., Ahmad I. (2006) Responses of European eel (Anguilla anguilla L.) circulating phagocytes to an in situ closed pulp mill effluent exposure and its association with organ-specific peroxidative damage. Chemosphere . 5, 63, 794-801. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?db=pubmed&cmd=Retrieve&dop...
  57. Ahmad I., Oliveira M., Pacheco M., Santos M.A. (2005) Anguilla anguilla L. Oxidative Stress Biomarkers Responses to Copper Exposure With or Without ?-naphthoflavone Pre-exposure . Chemosphere. 2, 61, 267-275. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?db=pubmed&cmd=Retrieve&dop...
  58. Ahmad I.,, Pacheco M.,, Santos M.A. (2004) Enzymatic and non-enzymatic antioxidants as an adaptation to phagocyte-induced damage in Anguilla anguilla L. following in situ harbor water exposure. . Ecotoxicology And Environmental Safety. 3, 57, 290-302. (see details) ISI paper
  59. Santos M.A., Pacheco M., Ahmad I. (2004) Anguilla anguilla L. antioxidants responses to in situ bleached kraft pulp mill effluent outlet exposure. Environment International . 3, 30, 301-308. (see details) ISI paper
  60. Ahmad I.,, Pacheco M.,, Santos MA. (2003) Naphthalene-induced differential tissue damage association with circulating fish phagocyte induction. Ecotoxicology And Environmental Safety . 1, 54, 15-Jul. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?db=pubmed&cmd=Retrieve&dop...
  61. Parvez, S., Sayeed, I., Pandey, S., Ahmad, A., Hafeez, B., Haque, R., Ahmad, I., Raisuddin, S (2003) Regulatory role of copper on non-enzymatic antioxidants in freshwater fish Channa punctatus (Bloch.). Biological Trace Element Research. 93, 237-248. (see details) ISI paper
  62. Pandey S.,, Ahmad I.,, Pervez S.,, Bin-Hafeez B.,, Haque R.,, Raisuddin S. (2001) Effect of endosulfan on antioxidants of freshwater fish Channa punctatus Bloch. 1. Protection against lipid peroxidation in liver by copper pre-exposure. Archives Of Environmental Contamination And Toxicology . 41, 345-352. (see details) ISI paper
  63. Haque R,, Bin-Hafeez, B., Ahmad, I., Pervez, S., Pandey, S., Raisuddin S. (2001) Protective effect of Emblica officinalis Gaertn. In cyclophosphamide treated mice. Human And Experimental Toxicology. 20, 643-650. (see details) ISI paper
  64. Hafeez B., Ahmad I., Haque R., Raisuddin S. (2001) Protective effect of Cassia occidentalis L. on cyclophosphamide-induced suppression of humoral immunity in mice. Journal Of Ethnopharmacology. 75, 13-18. (see details) ISI paper
  65. Bajaj S., Ahmad I., Raisuddin S., Vohora S.B. (2001) Augmentation of non-specific immunity in mice by gold preparations used in traditional systems of medicine. Indian Journal Medicinal Research. 113, 192-196. (see details) ISI paper
  66. Ahmad I., Hamid T., Fatima M., Chand HS., Jain S.K., Athar M., Raisuddin S. (2000) Induction of hepatic antioxidants in freshwater fish (Channa punctatus Bloch) is a biomarker of paper mill effluent exposure. Biochimica Et Biophysica Acta. 1523, 37-48. (see details) ISI paper
  67. Fatima, M., Ahmad I., Siddiqui R., Raisuddin S. (2000) Paper and pulp mill effluent-induced immunotoxicity in freshwater fish Channa punctatus (Bloch). Archives Of Environmental Contamination And Toxicology. . 40, 271-276. (see details) ISI paper
  68. Fatima M., Ahmad I., Sayeed I., Athar M,, Raisuddin S. (2000) Pollutant-induced overactivation of phagocytes is concomitantly associated with peroxidative damage in fish tissues. Aquatic Toxicology. 49, 243-250.. (see details) ISI paper
  69. Sayeed I., Ahmad I., Fatima M., Hamid T., Islam F., Raisuddin S. (2000) Inhibition of brain Na+,K+-ATPase in freshwater catfish (Channa puncatatus Bloch) exposed to paper mill effluent. Bulletin Of Environmental Contamination And Toxicology. 65, 161-167. (see details) ISI paper
  70. Bajaj S., Ahmad I., Fatima M., Raisuddin S., Vohora S.B. (1999) Immunomodulatrory activity of a Unani gold preparation used in Indian system of medicine. Immunopharmacology And Immunotoxicology. 21, 151-162.. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10084336
  71. Ahmad I., Fatima M., Athar M., Khan N.Z., Raisuddin S. (1998) Responses of circulating fish phagocytes to paper mill effluent exposure. Bulletin Of Environmental Contamination And Toxicology. 61, 746-753.. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9871003
  1. Anjum N.A., Pereira M.E., Ahmad I., Duarte A.C., Umar S., Khan N.A. (2012) Phytotechnologies: Remediation of Environmental Contaminants. Boca Raton, FL (USA). CRC Press/Taylor and Francis Group, Boca Raton, FL (USA). ISBN-10: 1439875189; ISBN-13: 978-1439875186. (see details)
    Link: http://www.crcpress.com/product/isbn/9781439875186
  2. Anjum N.A., Ahmad I., Pereira M.E., Duarte A.C., Umar S., Khan N.A. (2012) Envirnmental Pollution Book Series, Vol. 21. (EDS.), The Plant Family Brassicaceae: Contribution Towards Phytoremediation. Dordrecht, The Netherlands. Springer (Science + Business Media), Dordrecht, The Netherlands. -, 978-94-007-3912-3. (see details)
    Link: http://www.springer.com/environment/environmental+engineering+and+physic...
  1. Zitka, O., Anjum, N.A., Planells, E.M., Michalek, P., Pereira, E., Molina-Lopez, J., Ahmad, I., Adam, V., Kizek, R. (2015) Glutathione: stress-alleviation role in plants and human, and prospects in analytical chemistry and nanobiotechnology. In: Ashley Wilber. (EDS.), Glutathione: Dietary Sources, Role in Cellular Functions and Therapeutic Effects. New York. Nova Science Publisher Inc., NY, USA. 1-44. ISBN - 978-1-63463-407-6. (see details)
    Link: https://www.novapublishers.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=5226...
  2. Anjum N.A., Ahmad I., Pacheco M., Duarte A.C., Pereira E., Umar S., (2012) Modulation of glutathione, its redox couple and related enzymes in plants under abiotic stresses. In: -. (EDS.), Oxidative Stress in Plants: Causes, Consequences and Tolerance. New Delhi, India. IK International Publishing House Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, India. 9789381141021. (see details)
    Link: http://www.ikbooks.com/product_info.php?products_id=1360
  3. Anjum N.A., Gill S.S., Ahmad I., Tuteja N., Soni P., Pareek A., Umar S., Iqbal M., Pacheco M., Duarte A.C., Pereira E. (2012) Understanding stress-responsive mechanisms in plants: an overview of transcriptomics and proteomics approaches. In: Improving Crop Resistance to Abiotic Stress. Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA. (see details)
    Link: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/9783527632930.ch15/summary
  4. Anjum N.A., Gill S.S., Ahmad I., Pacheco M., Duarte A.C., Umar S., Khan N.A., Pereira M.E. (2012) The plant family Brassicaceae: an introduction. In: The Plant Family Brassicaceae: Contribution Towards Phytoremediation. The Netherlands. Springer. 978-94-007-3912-3. (see details)
  5. Gill S.S., Anjum N.A., Ahmad I., Pacheco M., Duarte A.C., Umar S., Khan N.A., Pereira M.E. (2012) Metal hyperaccumulation and tolerance in Alyssum, Arabidopsis and Thlaspi. In: The Plant Family Brassicaceae: Contribution Towards Phytoremediation. The Netherlands. Springer. 978-94-007-3912-3. (see details)
  6. Anjum N.A., Gill S.S., Ahmad I., Duarte A.C., Umar S., Khan N.A., Pereira M.E. (2012) Metals and metalloids accumulation variability in Brassica species – a review. In: Phytotechnologies: Remediation of Environmental Contaminants. Boca Raton, USA.. CRC Press/Taylor and Francis Group. 978-1-4398-7518-6. (see details)
  7. Thangavel P., Sridevi G., Anjum N.A., Ahmad I., Pereira M.E. (2012) Metals and metalloids detoxification mechanisms in plants: physiological and biochemical aspects. In: Phytotechnologies: Remediation of Environmental Contaminants. Boca Raton, USA. CRP Press/Taylor and Francis Group. 978-1-4398-7518-6. (see details)
  8. Anjum N.A., Ahmad I., Duarte A.C., Umar S., Khan N.A., Pereira M.E. (2012) Introduction. In: Phytotechnologies: Remediation of Environmental Contaminants. Boca Raton, USA. CRC Press/Taylor and Francis Group. 9781439875186. (see details)
  9. Raisuddin S., Fatima M., Ahmad I. (2000) Environmental chemical-induced immunological stress. In: Environmental Hazards, Plants and People. New Delhi. CBS Publication and Distribution Press. (see details)
  1. Costa L.C. (2013) Mecanismos dos Efeitos Imunotóxicos dos Nanomateriais dos Peixes. MSc Thesis. (see details)
  2. Filipkowska K. (2011) Studies on immune defense and oxidative stress: Lon-term effects of mercury in estuarine bivalve species. MSc Thesis. (see details)
  1. Anjum N.A., Ahmad I., Rodrigues S.M., Henriques B., Cruz N., Coelho C., Pacheco M., Duarte A.C., Pereira E. (2012) Eriophorum sp. and Lolium perenne L. metabolic adaptations to multi-metals-mediated anomalies in the vicinity of chemical industrial complex, Estarreja (NW Portugal). (see details)
    Link: http://www.ifr-pan.krakow.pl/pliki/pdf/stress2012PROGRAMME.pdf
  2. Guilherme S., Ahmad I., Gaivão I., Santos M., Pacheco M. (2012) DNA damage-induced in fish (Anguilla anguilla) by aminomethylphosphonic acid (AMPA) – the major breakdown product of glyphosate. (see details)
    Link: 20-24 May 2012.
  3. Guilherme S., Ahmad I., Gaivão I., Santos M., Pacheco M. (2012) Genotoxic evaluation of Roundup® formulation and its constituents in fish (Anguilla anguilla). (see details)
  4. Ahmad I., Pereira E. (2012) Immunotoxicity of non-essential metals in aquatic organisms. (see details)
    Link: held at Aveiro University, Aveiro 3810-193, Portugal.
  5. Guilherme S., Ahmad I., Santos M.A., Gaivão I., Pacheco M. (2012) DNA damage induced in fish (Anguilla anguilla) by aminomethylphosphonic acid (AMPA) - the major breakdown product of glyphosate. (see details)
  6. Guilherme S., Ahmad I., Santos M.A., Gaivão I., Pacheco M. (2012) Genotoxic evaluation of Roundup® formulation and its constituents in fish (Anguilla anguilla) . (see details)
  7. Mieiro C.L., Ahmad I., Mohomood I., Anjum N.A., Coelho J.P., Pacheco M., Santos M.A., Duarte A.C., Pereira M.E. (2011) A Importância da Contaminação Histórica por Mercúrio na Ria de Aveiro – Possíveis Efeitos do Consumo de Bivalves (Poster). (see details)
  8. Ahmad I., Lopes C.B., Mohmood I., Coelho J.P., Pacheco M., Santos M.A, Duarte A.C., Pereira E. (2011) Infaunal bivalve Scrobicularia Plana antioxidant and damage responses to environmental mercury-organ specificities and age effect. (see details)
  9. Ahmad I., Mohmood I., Mieiro C.L., Coelho J.P., Pacheco M., Pereira M.E., Santos M.A., Duarte A.C. (2010) Mercury as a long-lasting legacy depicted in bivalves’ body burdens – considerations on risk to human consumers. (see details)
  10. Costa S., Ahmad I., Coelho J.P., Henriques B.M.G., Lillebø A.I., Pereira E., Duarte A.C., Pardal M.A. (2009) The effect of mercury and cadmium in Ulva lactuca growth rate. (see details)
  11. Ahmad, I., Coelho, J.P., Pacheco, M., Pereira, M.E., Santos, M.A., Duarte, A.C. (2009) Immunosuppression in the infaunal bivalve Scrobicularia plana environmentally exposed to mercury. (see details)
  12. Ahmad, I., Maria V.L., Pacheco M. , Santos M.A. (2008) Juvenile sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax L.) enzymatic and non-enzymatic antioxidants response following 17β-Estradiol exposure. (see details)
  13. Ahmad, I., Oliveira, M., Maria, V.L., Pacheco, M., Santos, M.A. (2008) Dicentrarchus labrax L. Plasma Cortisol, Thyroid-Stimulating-Hormone, Free Thyroxine, Free Triiodothyronine, Glucose and Lactate Responses to Contaminated Coastal Waters. (see details)
  14. Ahmad, I., Maria, V.L., Oliveira, M., Mohmood, I. , Pacheco, M., Santos, M.A. (2008) Seasonal Assessment of a Contaminated Coastal Lagoon (Ria de Aveiro, Portugal) Using Dicentrarchus labrax L. 8-Hydroxyguanine, DNA strand breakage and Erythrocytic nuclear abnormalities. (see details)
  15. Oliveira, M. , Ahmad, I. , Maria, V.L., Ferreira, C.S.S., Pacheco, M., Santos, M.A. (2008) Studying the possible linkage between 8-hydroxy-2’-deoxyguanosine, DNA integrity and erythrocytic nuclear abnormalities in Liza aurata and its utility in biomonitoring a coastal lagoon. (see details)
  16. Oliveira, M., Ahmad, I. , Maria, V.L., Pacheco, M., Santos M.A. (2008) Liza aurata intermediary metabolism and hormonal responses in Ria de Aveiro pollution monitoring - A seasonal study. (see details)
  17. Oliveira, M., Maria, V.L., Ahmad, I., Pacheco, M., Santos, M.A. (2008) The gill, kidney and liver DNA integrity of Liza aurata in the seasonal assessment of a costal lagoon (Ria de Aveiro, Portugal) pollution. (see details)
  18. Oliveira, M., Maria, V.L., Ahmad, I., Pacheco, M., Santos, M.A. (2008) Thyroid Hormones and Stress Responses in field monitoring - An integrated biomarker approach. (see details)
  19. Maria, V.L., Ahmad, I., Oliveira, M., Pacheco, M., Santos, M.A. (2008) Endocrine and Metabolic Seasonal Responses of D. labrax L. Captured From a Contaminated Estuary (Aveiro Lagoon, Portugal). (see details)
  20. Maria, V.L., Ahmad, I., Oliveira, M. , Teles, M. , Pacheco, M., Santos M.A. (2008) The Use of Selected Genotoxicity Assays in D. labrax and L. aurata: A Validation Study in Aveiro Coastal Lagoon (Portugal). (see details)
  21. Ahmad I,, Maria VL., Oliveira M., Pacheco M., Santos MA. (2007) European eel (Anguilla anguilla L.) gill and kidney genotoxic response to copper exposure with or without beta-naphthoflavone pre-exposure. (see details)
  22. Maria, V.L. , Ahmad, I. , Oliveira, M. , Serafim, A. , Bebianno, M.J. , Pacheco, M. , Santos, M.A. (2007) Dicentrarchus labrax L. multi-biomarkers response to the Aveiro lagoon water contamination (Portugal). (see details)
  23. Oliveira, M. , Maria, V.L. , Ahmad, I., Serafim, A., Bebianno, M.J. , Pacheco, M. , Santos, M.A. (2007) Aveiro lagoon (Portugal) field survey - Liza aurata gill as a target organ for contaminant induced toxicity evaluation. (see details)
  24. Oliveira, M. , Ahmad, I. , Maria, V.L. , Serafim, A. , Bebianno, M.J. , Pacheco, M. , Santos, M.A. (2007) Golden grey mullet (Liza aurata) liver oxidative stress and genotoxicity responses in the environmental contamination assessment. (see details)
  25. Oliveira, M., Maria, V.L. , Ahmad, I. , Pacheco, M. , Santos, M.A. (2007) Wild Golden Grey Mullet (Liza aurata) Kidney Antioxidant and DNA Damage Responses to an Aquatic Contaminated Environment. (see details)
  26. Mohomood, I. , Maria, V.L. , Oliveira, M. , Ahmad, I. , Pacheco, M. , Santos, M.A. (2007) Seasonal assessment of a contaminated coastal lagoon (Ria de Aveiro, Portugal) using Dicentrarchus labrax L. erythrocytic nuclear abnormalities. (see details)
  27. Ahmad, I., Maria, V.L. , Oliveira, M. , Serafim, A. , Bebianno, M.J. , Pacheco, M. , Santos, M.A. (2007) Gill antioxidant, metallothionein, LPO and genotoxic responses to the Aveiro Lagoon waterborne contamination (Portugal). (see details)
  28. Ahmad, I. , Maria, V.L. , Oliveira, M. , Pacheco, M. , Santos, M.A. (2007) Dicentrarchus labrax L. kidney oxidative stress and genotoxic responses to contaminated coastal waters. (see details)
  29. Maria, V.L.,, Ahmad I., Santos, M.A. (2007) Juvenile sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax L.) DNA strand breaks and lipid peroxidation response following 17β-estradiol two mode of exposures.The SETAC Europe 17th Annual Meeting held at the Congress and Exhibition Centre. (see details)
  30. Ahmad I., Oliveira M., Santos M. A. (2005) Anguilla anguilla L. antioxidant responses to genotoxicity and peroxidative damage following chromium exposures with and without β-naphthoflavone pré-exposure. (see details)
  31. Ahmad I., Pacheco M., Santos M.A. (2005) Anguilla anguilla L. oxidative stress biomarkers: a comparative study of freshwater wetland ecosystem Pateira de Fermentelos. (see details)
  32. Ahmad I., Oliveira M., Santos M. A. (2004) Anguilla anguilla L. Oxidative Stress Biomarkers Responses to Copper Exposure With or Without β-naphthoflavone Pre-exposure. (see details)
  33. Santos M.A., Pacheco M., Ahmad 1. (2003) Responses of Anguilla anguilla L. antioxidants to in situ bleached kraft pulp mill effluent outlet exposure. (see details)
  34. Santos M.A., Pacheco M., Ahmad I. (2003) Respiratory burst activity influence of circulating Anguilla anguilla L. phagocytes on organ-specific peroxidative damage in the vicinity of bleached kraft pulp mill. (see details)
  35. Pacheco M., Couto A., Rebocho A., Barroso C., Gravato C., Ahmad I., Santos M.A. (2003) Biotransformation and antioxidant responses of the neogastropod Nucella lapillus to crude oil from Prestige’s spillage. (see details)
  36. Ahmad I., Pacheco M., Santos M.A. (2002) Naphthalene-induced differential tissue damage association with circulating fish phagocytes induction. (see details)
  37. Ahmad I., Pacheco M., Santos M.A. (2002) Enzymatic and non-enzymatic antioxidants as an adaptation to phagocytes-induced tissue specific damage in Anguilla anguilla L. to in situ harbour water exposure. (see details)
  38. Ahmad I., Fatima M., Mathur M., Athar M., Raisuddin S. (2000) Histopathological changes in freshwater fish (Channa punctatus Bloch) tissues exposed to paper mill effluent. (see details)
  1. Mieiro C.L., Ahmad I., Mohomood I., Anjum N.A., Coelho J.P., Pacheco M., Santos M.A., Duarte A.C., Pereira M.E. (2011) A Importância da Contaminação Histórica por Mercúrio na Ria de Aveiro – Possíveis Efeitos do Consumo de Bivalves. Actas das Jornadas da Ria de Aveiro. 97-109. (see details)
  2. Anjum N.A., Ahamd I., Válega M., Pacheco M., Duarte A.C., Pereira E. (2010) Differential mercury accumulation and partitioning in salt marsh plants: influence of some edaphic factors. In: Book of abstracts: The 11th European Meeting on Environmental Chemistry 8-11 December 2010, Portorož, SloveniaPoster-207, pp. 249.; ISBN 978-961-6311-66-3. (see details)
    Link: http://www.europeanace.com/fil.....
  3. Ahmad I., Pacheco M., Santos M.A. (2002) Enzymatic and non-enzymatic antioxidants as an adaptation to phagocytes-induced tissue specific damage in Anguilla anguilla L. to insitu harbour water exposure.. Free Radical Biology and Medicine. 33, S9-S9. (see details)