Dr. Muhammad Farrukh Nisar
Assistant Professor, IRCBM
Area of Interest: Cell Biology (Cell Signal. & Pathways), Antioxidant & Cellular Responses, Skin Cancer & Photoaging, Photobiology (UVA, CAP, Terahertz rays), CAP/UVA driven oxidative stress, Free Radical Biology, Oxidative Stress in cell signal. & Medicine, Phytochem
Tel # (Off): 111-001-007  


Journal Papers:
1. Chunxiang Bian, Maojiao Zhong, Muhammad Farrukh Nisar, Yan Wu, Mingyue Ouyang, Jeorg W. Bartsch, Julia Li Zhong (2018), "A novel heme oxygenase-1 splice variant, 14kDa HO-1, promotes cell proliferation and increases relative telomere length", Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, pp: 429-434, Vol: 500, Issue: 0, Standard: 0006-291X, Impact Factor: 2.559    (External URL)
2. LiXia Gao, Yan Wu, Chunxiang Bian, Muhammad Farrukh Nisar, Shida Chen, Chang Ming Li, Ling Yu, Ping Ji, Enyi Huang and Julia Li Zhong (2018), "Label-free Electrochemical Sensor to Investigate the Effect of Tocopherol on Generation of Superoxide Ions Following UV Irradiation", Journal of Biological Engineering, pp: Accepted, Vol: Accepted, Issue: Accepted, Impact Factor: 5.26   
3. Shehla Parveen, Naheed Riaz, Muhammad Saleem, Muhammad Ashraf, Tasneem Khatoon, Muhammad Farrukh Nisar and Abdul Jabbar (2018), "Noropacursane: A New Nortriterpenoid from the Methanolic Extract of Carissa opaca", Records of Natural Products, pp: 512-517, Vol: 12, Issue: 5, Impact Factor: 1.311    (External URL)
4. Hina Javed, Sobia Tabassum, Shazia Erum, Iram Murtaza, Aish Muhammad, Farhana Amin and Muhammad Farrukh Nisar (2018), "Screening and characterization of selected drugs having antibacterial potential", Pakistan Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, pp: 933-939, Vol: 31, Issue: 3, Standard: 1011-601X, Impact Factor: 0.804    (External URL)
5. Wang M, GW Shi, CX Bian, Muhammad Farrukh Nisar, YY Guo, W Li, X Huang, W Xu, QC Diao, JW Bartsch, P Ji, JL Zhong (2018), "UVA irradiation enhances brusatol mediated inhibition of melanoma growth by downregulation of Nrf2-mediated antioxidant response", Oxidative Medicine And Cellular Longevity, pp: 1-15, Vol: 2018, Issue: Article ID 9742154, Impact Factor: 4.936    (External URL)
6. Parveen, S., S. Parveen, N. Riaz, M. Saleem, M. Ashraf, Qurat-ul-Ain, T. Khatoon, Muhammad Farrukh Nisar, A. Jabbar. (2017), "A New Cyclic Terephthalate from the Methanolic Extract of Carissa opaca.", Journal of Chemical Society of Pakistan, pp: 610-613, Vol: 39, Issue: 04, Impact Factor: 0.327    (External URL)
7. Y. Wu, C.X. Bian, C.L. Zhen, L. Liu, Muhammad Farrukh Nisar, J. W. Bartsch, J. L. Zhong, P. Ji. (2017), "hTERT mediates inhibition of epithelial-mesenchymal transition by disrupting NF-?B signaling in oral tongue squamous cell carcinoma.", Oncotarget, pp: 85492-85503, Vol: 8, Issue: 49, Impact Factor: 5.168    (External URL)
8. Wu Y., J.L. Zhong, N. Hou, YL Sun, BT Ma, Muhammad Farrukh Nisar, Y. Teng, ZL Tan, KP Chen, YL Wang, X. Yang (2017), "MicroRNA Let-7b inhibits keratinocyte migration in cutaneous wound healing by targeting IGF2BP2", Experimental Dermatology, pp: 116-123, Vol: 26, Issue: 2, Impact Factor: 2.675    (External URL)
9. Shiying Yang, Bin Zhou, Wei Xu, Fangfang Xue, Muhammad Farrukh Nisar, Chunxiang Bian, Xiao Huang, Li Yang, Yiguo Zhang, Jörg W. Bartsch, Julia Li Zhong (2017), "Nrf2- and Bach1 may play a role in the modulation of UVA-induced oxidative stress by acetyl-11-keto-ß-boswellic acid (AKBA) in skin keratinocytes", Skin Pharmacology and Physiology, pp: 13-23, Vol: 30, Issue: 1, Impact Factor: 2.488    (External URL)
10. Tabassum, S., F. Amin, S. Erum, H. Javed, F. Kazmi, Muhammad Farrukh Nisar*, I. Ullah, I. Murtaza and M. Ashraf (2016), "Effect of hexane and ethanol extracts of ten basil genotypes on the growth of selected bacterial strains", International Journal of Agriculture and Biology, pp: 735-740, Vol: 18, Issue: 4, Impact Factor: 0.758    (External URL)
11. Shehla Parveen, Muhammad Saleem, Naheed Riaz, Muhammad Ashraf, Qurat-ul-Ain, Muhammad Farrukh Nisar and Abdul Jabbar (2016), "New Norterpenoids and a sphingolipid from Carissa opaca", Journal of Asian Natural Products Research , pp: 222-231, Vol: 18, Issue: 3, Impact Factor: 1.017    (External URL)
12. IrfanUllah, Muhammad Farrukh Nisar*, Ammad Ali Khan Jadoon and Sobia Tabassum (2016), "Prevalence of Fasciola hepatica in Domesticated Cattle of District Karak, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.", Asian Journal of Animal Sciences, pp: 85-91, Vol: 10, Issue: 1    (External URL)
13. Muhammad Farrukh Nisar, KSG Parsons, CX Bian and JL Zhong (2015), "UVA irradiation induced Heme Oxygenase-1: A novel phototherapy for Morphea", Photochemistry and Photobiology, pp: 210-220, Vol: 91, Impact Factor: 2.68    (External URL)
14. Zhong, JL, CM Raval, Muhammad. Farrukh Nisar, CX Bian, Jin Zhang, Li Yang and R.M. Tyrrell (2014), "Development of refractoriness of HO-1 induction to a second treatment to UVA radiation and the involvement of Nrf2 in human skin fibroblasts ", Photochemistry and Photobiology, pp: 1340-1348, Vol: 90, Impact Factor: 2.68    (External URL)
15. Saleem M., M.I. Touseef, N. Riaz, A. Jabbar, M. Hafeez, S. Ahmed, Muhammad Farrukh Nisar, S. Ahmad, I. Ahmad (2011), "Phytochemicals from Ipomoea carnea collected from Murree hills.", J. Chemical Society of Pakistan, pp: 747-750, Vol: 33, Issue: 5, Impact Factor: 1.377   
16. Muhammad Farrukh Nisar*, K. Hussain, A. Majeed, K. Nawaz (2010), "Analysis of Endosperm proteins and genetic diversity in Pakistani wheat varieties", Int. J. Agricul. Biol., pp: 261-265, Vol: 12, Issue: 2, Impact Factor: 0.94    (External URL)
17. Khalid Hussain, Abdul Majeed, Khalid Nawaz, Muhammad Farrukh Nisar, Farah Khan, Shahid Afghan, Kazim Ali (2010), "Comparative study for salt stress among seed, root stock and direct regenerated violet (Viola odorata L.) seedlings in relation to growth, ion contents and enzyme activities", African Journal of Biotechnology, pp: 2108-2117, Vol: 9, Issue: 14, Impact Factor: 0.565   
18. Muhammad Farrukh Nisar, Abdul Samad Mumtaz, Muhammad Ashraf, Abdul Majeed, Khalid Hussain, Khalid Nawaz (2010), "Evaluating the Agro-morphological Variation in Panicum antidotale in Cholistan Desert, Pakistan", INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURE & BIOLOGY, pp: 416-420, Vol: 12, Issue: 3, Standard: 1814–9596, Impact Factor: 0.94    (External URL)
19. Muhammad Farrukh Nisar, A.S. Mumtaz, M. Ashraf, A. Majeed, k. Hussain, K. Nawaz (2010), "Evaluating the agro-morphological variations in Panicum antidotale in Cholista desert, Pakistan", Int. J. Agricul. Biol., pp: 416-420, Vol: 12, Issue: 3, Impact Factor: 0.94    (External URL)
20. Ahmed S., S. Ahmed,Muhammad Farrukh Nisar, K. Hussain, A. Majeed, P.B. Ghumroo, S. Afghan, A. Shahzad, K. Nawaz and K. Ali (2010), "Isolation and characterization of a bacterial strain for aniline degradation", African Journal of Biotechnology, pp: 1173-1179, Vol: 9, Issue: 8, Impact Factor: 0.565    (External URL)
21. K. Hussain, Muhammad Farrukh Nisar, A. Majeed, K. Nawaz, K.H. Bhatti, S. Afghan, A. Shahazad, S.Z. Hussnian (2010), "What molecular mechanism is adapted by plants during salt stress tolerance?", African Journal of Biotechnology, pp: 416-422, Vol: 9, Issue: 4, Impact Factor: 0.565    (External URL)


Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering
Chongqing University, China, China
M.Phil. Cell and Molecular Biology
Faculty of Biological Sciences, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan, Pakistan

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