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

Advancements in Life Sciences 

Volume 10, Issue (S1): October 2023


Description

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.

Articles


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

Ali Muhammad Hasan1, Hind Salman Jasim2, Shatha Hamed Jwaid3

1. Medical Laboratory Science Technologist, Office of the Director General / Diyala-Iraq.
2. Department of medical laboratories, Middle technical university/ College of health and medical techniques, Baghdad  – Iraq.
3. Middle technical university/Baghdad region – Iraq

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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

Department of human anatomy- Medical collage / Al-Nahrain university-Iraq

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Histological 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

Department of human anatomy- Medical collage / Al-Nahrain university – Iraq

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

Bilal Ahmed Thmail*1, Mohammed Mezher Hussain2, Amal Rasheed Farhan3

1. Medical Laboratory Science Technologist, Anbar Health Department, Department of Public Health, Al-Ramadi, Iraq
2. Middle Technical University- College of Health and Medical Techniques, Baghdad, Iraq
3. Middle Technical University – Middle Technical Institute-Al – Mansour) (Nursing College. Al-esraa University, Baghdad, Iraq

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

Duaa Abdul-Jabbar Dawood1, Emad Mohamed Rasheed 2, Ahmad Saadi Hassan3

1. Medical Laboratory Science Technologist, Medical City, Baghdad Teaching Hospital, Baghdad, Iraq
2. Department of Pharmacy Techniques, Al-Mansour Technical Institute, Middle Technical University, Iraq
3. College of Health and Medical Technologies, Middle Technical University, Baghdad, Iraq

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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.Yousif1, Fadhil G. Al-Amran2, Salman Rawaf3, Dhiya Al-Jumeily4

1. Biology Department, College of Science University of Al-Qadisiyah, Iraq, Visiting Professor in Liverpool John Moors University, UK
2. Cardiovascular Department, College of Medicine, Kufa University, Iraq
3. WHO Collaboration Center, Imperial College, London, UK
4. Artificial Intelligence in Liverpool John Moores University, UK

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

Maitham G. Yousif1, Luma S. Zeiny2,Fadhil G. Al-Amran3, Alaa M. Sadeq4, Salman Rawaf5, Dhiya Al-Jumeily6

1. Professor at Biology Department, College of Science University of Al-Qadisiyah, Iraq, Visiting Professor in Liverpool John Moors University, UK,
2. University of Kufa College of Medicine Luma.zaini@uokufa.edu.iq
3. University of Kufa College of Medicine, Iraq
4. Cardiovascular Department, College of Medicine, Kufa University, Iraq
5. Professor of Public Health Director, WHO Collaboration Center, Imperial College, London, UK
6. Professor of Artificial Intelligence in Liverpool John Moores University, UK

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

Ali A.Abo-Alshaar1, Hind Abdulkadim2, Walaa Saeb Mejbel3, Raghad Hussein Ahmed4

1. M.B.Ch.B Candidate of Master degree in Clinical Embryology, Collage of medicine, University of Kufa, Iraq
2. Ass. Prof., Department of Urology/Clinical Embryology College of Medicine, University of Kufa, Iraq
3. MSc in Clinical Embryology, Collage of Medicine, University of Babylon
4. MSc in Applied Embryology, Infertility Center, Al-Sader Teaching Hospital, Iraq

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

Wissam Jabbar Hussein1, Hiba Abid Al-Hussein Hassan2, Abbas Muhsin Gata3

1. Medical Laboratory Science Technologist, Medical City, Baghdad Teaching Hospital, Baghdad, Iraq
2. College of Health and Medical Technologies, Middle Technical University, Baghdad, Iraq
3 .College of Health and Medical Technologies, Middle Technical University, Baghdad, Iraq

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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

Department of Biology, College of Education for Pure Science (Ibn Al- Haitham), University of Baghdad, Baghdad, Iraq

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

Muntadher Abd ulateef Alhasan, Manal Badi Salih

Department of Biology, College of Science, University of Thi-Qar, 64001, Iraq

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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

Department of Chemistry, College of Science, University of  Thi-Qar, Iraq, Thi-Qar, Iraq

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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

College of Pure science, University of Anbar, Iraq

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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. Mahmood1, Ahmed Sabah Kadhim2,  Yasir W. Issa2

1. Biotechnology department, College of Science, Universityof Baghdad, baghdad, Iraq
2.Department of Anesthesia Techniques, Madenat Alelem University College, Iraq

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

Taqwa gh. Hamad, Taghried Ali Salman

Department of Chemistry, College of Science, Al-Nahrain University, Jadriay,Baghdad, Iraq

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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

Department of Biology, College of Science, University of Wasit , Kut, Iraq

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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

College of Medicine, AL- Nahrain University, Baghdad, Iraq

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Molecular detection and probiotic treatment for bacteria that cause diarrhea

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

Department of Biology, College of Science, University of Thi-Qar, Iraq

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Association of TLR2 and TLR6 gene polymorphism withTrichomoniasis vaginalis Infection

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

Department of Medical Microbiology, College of Medicine, University of Babylon, Babil, Iraq

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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 Hessan1, Reyam Abdul Khuder Mohammed2

1. Assistant Professor, Microbiology Department, College of Dentistry, University of Babylon, Babylon province, Iraq
2. College of Dentistry, University of Babylon, Babylon province,  Iraq

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Evaluation of the Profile and Treatment Results for Allergic Children

Rana Ali Othman, Thaer Hussein

Department of Nursing Techniques, Nasiriyah Technical Institute, Southern Technical University, Al-Nasiriyah, Iraq

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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

Department of Community Health Technique, Technical Institute, Middle Technical University, Baquba, Iraq 

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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

College of Medicine, Al-Qadisiyah University, Iraq 

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Cytotoxic and Antioxidant Activity of Linseeds Against Rhabdomyosarcoma Cell Line‚Äč 

Dhifaf Zeki Aziz1*, Maysaa Adil Hadi2, Khalida Kadhim Abbas Al-Kelaby3, Zahraa Ali Abdullah2, Azhar Hamza2, Amel Ali Altaee2, Hanan Ahmed Hadi AL-Qaraawi2, Rajaa Ali Moheiseen Al-Taee4

 1. Department of Laboratory Investigation, College of Science, University of Kufa, Iraq
 2. Department of Biology College of Science, University of Babylon, Iraq
 3. Department of Clinical and Laboratory Sciences, College of Pharmacy, University of Kufa, Iraq
 4. Medical Department, Hammurabi, Medical Collage, University of Babylon, Iraq 

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