Special Issue – Perspectives in Iraqi Life Sciences: Recent Developments and Prospects

Advancements in Life Sciences 

Volume 10, Issue (S1): October 2023


It is with great pleasure that we announce the special issue of our journal, dedicated to showcasing the exceptional contributions of Iraqi authors in the field of life sciences. This special issue is a testament to the vitality of research and the commitment to advancing knowledge in Iraq, despite the challenges faced in recent years.

Iraqi scientists have made substantial contributions to various aspects of life sciences, and this special issue have provided a platform to highlight their important work. The research articles in this issue cover a diverse range of topics within life sciences, including but not limited to biology, biotechnology, genetics, and health sciences. We hope that this collection of articles will not only shed light on the cutting-edge research conducted by Iraqi authors but also foster international collaboration and inspire future generations of scientists.

We extend our gratitude to the authors, reviewers, and our editorial team for their unwavering dedication to this project. We also appreciate the ongoing support of our readers and the global scientific community.

Editorial Note: This issue was published on 20 October 2023 but appeared online, with complete data, on 14 December 2023.


Correlation between Pentraxin 3 level and some biomarkers in Type 2 Diabetes mellitus Iraqi patients

Ali Muhammad Hasan, Hind Salman Jasim, Shatha Hamed Jwaid

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In vitro evaluation of bacterial viability and adhesion of trio bacterial species on surface of titanium and zirconium dental implant abutment

Hanan Selman Hessan, Reyam Abdul Khuder Mohammed

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Anti-calponin, anti-PCNA immunohistochemical study of the parenchymatous cells in mice parotid salivary glands exposed to dental radiograph

Firas Riyadh Muhammad, Hayder Jawad Kadhim, May. F. M. Al-Habib

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Histological study of the parenchymatous cells in mice parotid salivary glands exposed to dental radiograph

Firas Riyadh Muhammad

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Evaluation of the Profile and Treatment Results for Allergic Children

Rana Ali Othman, Thaer Ali Hussein

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Association between gonadotrophic hormones (FSH and LH) and Type 2 diabetes mellitus in Adult Iraqi Males: a case-control Study

Bilal Ahmed Thmail, Mohammed Mezher Hussain, Amal Rasheed Farhan

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Correlation between Neutrophil Gelatinase Associated with Lipocaline and Megalin in Type 2 Diabetic patients

Duaa Abdul-Jabbar Dawood, Emad Mohamed Rasheed, Ahmad Saadi Hassan

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Effect of Vitamin D3 Levels on Varicella-Zoster Virus Infection and IFN-Gamma Expression in Children: A Cross-Sectional Study in Iraq

Maitham G. Yousif, Fadhil G. Al-Amran, Salman Rawaf, Dhiya Al-Jumeily

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Demographics, Risk Factors, and Post-COVID-19 Syndrome Among Patients in the Middle Euphrates Region of Iraq

Maitham G. Yousif, Luma S. Zeiny, Fadhil G. Al-Amran, Alaa M. Sadeq, Salman Rawaf, Dhiya Al-Jumeily

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Staphylococcus aureus isolated from various sites: Detection and diagnosis of some virulence factors production and antibiotic susceptibility

Morooj Ali Fahad, Nabaa Ali Jasim, Shahad Nazar Mustafa, Fatima Malallah Mohammed

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Value of Serum Inhibin B as a Prognostic Factor in Patients with Non-obstructive Azoospermia

Ali A. Abo-Alshaar, Hind Abdulkadim, Walaa Saeb Mejbel, Raghad Hussein Ahmed

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Correlation of Osteocalcin and Fetuin-A levels with Renal Function and Other Biomarkers in CKD patients from Baghdad

Wissam Jabbar Hussein, Hiba Abid Al-Hussein Hassan, Abbas Muhsin Gata

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Assessment of Interleukin-10 Levels in Iraqi Diabetic Type 2 Patients Infected with Toxoplasmosis

Sarah Ali Saeed, Israa Kasim Al-Aubaidi

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Cytotoxic and Antioxidant Activity of Linseeds Against Rhabdomyosarcoma Cell Line

Dhifaf Zeki Aziz, Maysaa Adil Hadi, Khalida Kadhim Abbas Al-Kelaby, Zahraa Ali Abdullah, Azhar Hamza, Amel Ali Altaee, Hanan Ahmed Hadi AL-Qaraawi

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Investigating the role of heat shock protein HSP60 in coronary artery disease patients infected with Helicobacter pylori

Muntadher Abdulateef Alhasan, Manal Badi Salih

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HIF-1α and ENPP2 as Biomarkers in Chemotherapy Resistance of Children with Neuroblastoma in south Iraq

Jamal Harbi Hussein Alsaadi, Sama Y. Yousif

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Isolation Toxoplasma gondii from Placental Tissue and its Effect on malondialdehyde levels in pregnant women in Al-Anbar Province

Ridhab Ajeel Jasim, Saif Subhi Noori, Adeeb Shakir Mahmood, Fatin Zuher Abd Alkareem

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Effects of Vitamin D3 level on the gene expression of Immune checkpoint Cytotoxic T-lymphocytes antigen-4 in Iraqi patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Aseel S. Mahmood, Ahmed Sabah Kadhim, Yasir W. Issa

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Investigation of the Impact of Environmentally Friendly prepared Alumina Nanoparticles on Bacterial Activity

Taqwa Gh. Hamad, Taghried Ali Salman

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Bioaccumulation of Lead and Cadmium in Fresh Local and Imported Frozen Beef Livers

Asawer Abdul Jabbar Al-Salman, Ahmed Mahdi Al-Badri

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Moxifloxacin ameliorates clinical disease activity and histopathological changes of acetic acid-induced colitis model in rat possibly through its effect on proinflammatory mediators and oxidative stress

Jaffar O. Dawood, Ahmed Abu-Raghif

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Single Nucleotide Gene Polymorphism of Toll-Like Receptor 2 to Toxoplasmosis in Recurrent Aborted Women

Mohammed Hassan Aubed, Ghada Basil Ali Alomashi

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Molecular detection and probiotic treatment for bacteria that cause diarrhea

Riyam Mohsen Dakheel Al-Hilali, Hanaa Daaj Khalaf Al-Mozan

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Association of TLR2 and TLR6 gene polymorphism with Trichomoniasis vaginalis Infection

Zainab Waddah Kermasha, Hayam Khalis Al-Masoudi, Suhaila Fadhil Al-Shaikh

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