Charles S. Bakheit

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One hundred and five samples of seven spices (cumin, cinnamon, clove, black pepper, cardamom, ginger, and coriander) were purchased from five popular companies in the Sultanate of Oman. The spices were surveyed for the mycoflora and aflatoxins. Twenty fungal species were isolated in which Aspergillus flavus , A. niger . Penicillium , Rhizopus , and(More)
5BRoad traffic accidents (RTAs) are one of the major causes of death in Sudan, notably in the age group of 20 to 40 that constitutes 44% of the population. Fatality rate per 10,000 vehicles is one of the highest in the world, in spite of Sudan’s low vehicle-per-capita ratio of 125 persons per car (average value over the last 20 years). Thus, it signifies(More)
Ten fungal species isolated from tar balls collected from the beaches of Oman were tested for their abilities to grow and degrade n-alkanes and crude oil. The abilities of Aspergillus niger, A. ochraceus and Penicillium chrysogenum to degrade n-alkanes (C13-C18), crude oil were compared and their mycelial biomass was measured. Significant differences were(More)
Circulating plasma and peripheral blood mononuclear (PBMCs) cells provide an informative snapshot of the systemic physiological state. Moreover, they provide a non-invasively accessible compartment to identify biomarkers for personalized medicine in advanced breast cancer. The role of Neuropilin-1 (NRP-1) and its interacting molecules in breast tumor tissue(More)
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