Ansar Mehmood
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Ansar Mehmood 
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Ph.D. 2012 2015 Botany University of Azad Jammu & Kashmir, Muzaffarabad
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Title Description Sponsoring agency Amount
Investigation of nutritional profile, phytochemical analysis and antioxidant activities of wild plan HEC 3.255 m
Indigenous uses and biological activities (with and without silver nanoparticles) of some important HEC 0.5 m
Capacity Institute/University
Assistant Professor University of Poonch Rawalakot
Khalil S, Mehmood A, Khan MAR, Ahmad KS, Abasi F, Raffi M, Ali K, Khan MEH, Jones DA, Abdelkarim M. 2022. Antibacterial, antioxidant and photocatalytic activity of novel Rubus ellipticus leaf mediated silver nanoparticles. Journal of Saudi Chemical Society 27:101576. (Corresponding author, IF 4.712).
Awan SS, Khan RT, Mehmood A, Hafeez M, Abass SR, Nazir M, Raffi M. 2022. Ailanthus altissima leaf extract mediated green production of Zinc oxide (ZnO) nanoparticles for antibacterial and antioxidant activity. Saudi Journal of Biological Sciences 1:103487. (Corresponding author, IF 4.052).
Sarwer Q, Amjad MS, Mehmood A, Binish Z, Mustafa G, Farooq A, Qaseem MF, Abasi F, Lastra JM. Green Synthesis and Characterization of Silver Nanoparticles Using Myrsine africana Leaf Extract for Their Antibacterial, Antioxidant and Phytotoxic Activities. Molecules. 2022 Jan;27(21):7612. (IF 4.927)
Zulfiqar H, Amjad MS, Mehmood A, Mustafa G, Binish Z, Khan S, Arshad H, Pro?ków J, Pérez de la Lastra JM. 2022. Antibacterial, antioxidant, and phytotoxic potential of phytosynthesized silver nanoparticles using Elaeagnus umbellata fruit extract. Molecules 27(18): 5847. (IF 4.095)
Mehmood A, Javid S, Khan MF, Ahmad KS, Mustafa, A. 2022. In vitro total phenolics, total flavonoids, antioxidant and antibacterial activities of selected medicinal plants using different solvent systems. BMC Chemistry 16, 64. (Corresponding author, IF 4.095)
Ali MA, Iqbal MS, Ahmad KS, Akbar M, Mehmood A, Hussain SA, Arshad N, Munir S, Masood H, Ahmad T, Kaloi G, Islam M. 2022. Plant species diversity assessment and monitoring in catchment areas of River Chenab, Punjab, Pakistan. PLoS ONE 17(8): e0272654. (IF 3.752)
Hassan HU, Raja NI, Abasi F, Mehmood A, Qureshi R, Manzoor Z, Muhammad Shahbaz, Pro´cków J. 2022. Comparative study of antimicrobial and antioxidant potential of Olea ferruginea fruit extract and its mediated selenium nanoparticles. Molecules 27(16): 5194. (IF 4.927)
Kausar H, Mehmood A, Khan RT, Ahmad KS, Hussain S, Nawaz F, Iqbal, MS, Nasir, M, Ullah, TS. 2022. Green synthesis and characterization of copper nanoparticles for investigating their effect on germination and growth of wheat. PLoS ONE 17(6): e0269987. (Corresponding author, IF 3.752)
Wali, R., Khan, M. F., Mahmood, A., Mahmood, M., Qureshi, R., Ahmad, K. S., & Mashwani, Z. U. R. 2022. Ethnomedicinal appraisal of plants used for the treatment of gastrointestinal complaints by tribal communities living in Diamir district, Western Himalayas, Pakistan. PloS one, 17(6), e0269445. (IF: 3.752)
Khan RT, Ashraf M, Abbas SR, Mehmood A, Begum S. 2022. Genetic diversity of Brassica rapa germplasm of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan revealed by molecular markers. Acta Scientiarum Polonorum, Hortorum Cultus, 21(2), 123–131. (IF: 0.695)
Ullah TS, Firdous SS, Mehmood A, Swati JQ, Usman M, Khalid AN. 2022. Detection of bioactive compounds and amino acids from fruiting bodies of Morchella tridentina. Acta Scientiarum Polonorum, Hortorum Cultus, 21(1), 103–114. (IF: 0.695)
Khan S, Shaheen H, Mehmood A, Nasar S, Khan T. 2022. Ethnobotanical and antibacterial study of Primula plants traditionally used in the indigenous communities of Western Himalaya, Pakistan. Saudi Journal of Biological Sciences, 29: 3244-3254. (Corresponding author, IF 4.052).
Zaman T, Irshad M, Khan MF, Mehmood A, Hussain I, Mahmood M. 2021. In-vitro pharmacological evaluation of Galium elegans: phytochemical, antioxidant, biofilm inhibition and cytotoxicity potential. Farmacia, 69(6):1159-1165 (Corresponding author, IF 1.550).
Iqbal MS, Ahmad KS, Ali MA, Akbar M, Mehmood A, Nawaz F, Hussain SA, Arshad N, Munir S, Arshad H, Shahbaz K. An ethnobotanical study of wetland flora of Head Maralla Punjab Pakistan. Plos One. 2021 Oct 14;16(10):e0258167. (IF: 3.752)
Sadia S, Ahmad KS, Mehmood A, Nawaz F, Aftab B, Hamid A.2021. Genetic Variability and Determinism 2 of Adaptation of Brassica Species to Soil Waterlogging.
Ulfat A, Mehmood A, Ahmad KS, Ul-Allah S. 2021. Elevated carbon dioxide offers promise for wheat adaptation to heat stress by adjusting carbohydrate metabolism. Physiology and Molecular Biology of Plants. 27(10):2345–2355 (Corresponding author, IF 3.023).
Anwar A, Mehmood A, Ahmad KS, Hussain K. 2021. Biosynthesized silver nanoparticles induce phytotoxicity in Vigna radiata L. Physiology and Molecular Biology of Plants, 79(9): 2115-2126. (Corresponding author, IF 3.023).
Shah NI, Jabeen N, Irum S, Ahmad KS, Tauseef I, Khan TF, Anwar S, Shafique S, Haleem SK, Mehmood A, Hussain SZ. 2021. Environmentally benign and economical bio-fabrication of ZnO and Cr-doped ZnO nanoparticles using leaf extract of Citrus reticulata for biological activities. Materials Today Communications, 102383 (IF 3.662).
Khan MF, Mashwani Z, Mehmood A, Qureshi R, Sarwar R, Ahmad KS, Quave CL. 2021. An ethnopharmacological survey and comparative analysis of plants from the Sudhnoti district, Azad Jammu & Kashmir, Pakistan. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 17:14 (IF 3.404).
Mustafa A, Ahmad KS, Mehmood A, Nawaz F, Ahmed H, Hamid A, Liyaqat I, 2021. Ethnobotany of mountain region of Himalaya, District Poonch Azad Kashmir. In: Abbasi A.M., Bussmann R.W. (eds) Ethnobiology of Mountain Communities in Asia. Ethnobiology. Springer, Cham.
Ahmad KS, Raffi M, Kiani BH, Ishtiaq M, Mehmood A, Iqbal MS, Zubair T, Qureshi R. 2021. Evaluation of anticancer activities of selected medicinal plants from Ganga Choti, Lesser Himalaya, Bagh, Azad Kashmir. Pakistan Journal of Botany, 53(4): DOI: (IF 1.101).
Sharif H, Mehmood A, Ulfat A, Ahmad KS, Hussain I, Khan RT. 2021. Environmentally Sustainable Production of Silver Nanoparticles and Their Effect on Glycine max L. Seedlings. Gesunde Pflanzen, 73(1): 95-103 (Corresponding author, IF 2.082).
Gillani SR, Murtaza G, Mehmood A, 2021. Mitigation of lead stress in Triticum aestivum L. Seedlings by treating with salicylic acid. Pakistan Journal of Botany, 53(1): 39-44. (Corresponding author, IF 1.101).
Sadia S, Ahmad KS, Mehmood A, Nawaz F, Ahmed H, Hameed M, Ahmad F, Rani W, Abbasi AM, 2021. Plant resources and their uses in Salt Range, Pakistan. In: Abbasi A.M., Bussmann R.W. (eds) Ethnobiology of Mountain Communities in Asia. Ethnobiology. Springer, Cham.
Irum S, Jabeen N, Ahmad KS, Shafique S, Khan TF, Gul H, Anwaar S, Shah NI, Mehmood A, Hussain SZ. 2020. Biogenic iron oxide nanoparticles enhance callogenesis and regeneration pattern of recalcitrant Cicer arietinum L. PLoS ONE 15(11): e0242829. 10.1371/journal.pone.0242829 (IF 3.752).
Majeed M, Bhatti KH, Amjad MS, Abbasi AM, Bussmann RW, Nawaz F, Rashid A, Mehmood A, Mahmood M, Khan WM, Ahmad KS, 2020. Ethno-veterinary uses of Poaceae in Punjab, Pakistan. PLoS ONE 15(11): e0241705. 10.1371/journal.pone.0241705. (IF 3.752).
Hussain A, Mehmood A, Murtaza G, Ahmad KS, Ulfat A, Khan MF, Ullah TS, 2020. Environmentally benevolent synthesis and characterization of silver nanoparticles using Olea ferruginea Royle for antibacterial and antioxidant activities. Green Processing and Synthesis, 9: 451-461. (Corresponding author, IF 3.970).
Dar MEUI, Ashraf R, Shaheen H, Firdous SS, Mehmood A, Habib T, Hussain MA, 2020. Comparative in vitro biological activity analysis of Cuscuta reflexa Roxb. and C. Campestris Yuncker. Bangladesh Journal of Botany, 49(2): 249-256. (IF 0.339).
Huma Yousaf, Ansar Mehmood, Khawaja Shafique Ahmad, Muhammad Raffi. 2020. Green synthesis of silver nanoparticles and their applications as an alternative antibacterial and antioxidant agents. Materials Science & Engineering C, 112 (2020) 110901. IF 4.959
Rizwan Taj Khan, Syed Rizwan Abbas, Syed Dilnawaz Ahmed Gerdezi, Ghazala Javed and Ansar Mehmood. 2020. Assessment of genetic diversity of tomato genotypes by using molecular markers. Pure and Applied Biology, 9(2): 1532-1540.
Khawaja Shafique Ahmad, Ambreen Wazarat1, Ansar Mehmood, Muhammad Sajid Aqeel Ahmad, Majid Mahmood Tahir, Fahim Nawaz, Haroon Ahmed, Mohsin Zafar, Aneela Ulfat. 2020. Adaptations in Imperata cylindrica (L.) Raeusch. and Cenchrus ciliaris L. for altitude tolerance. Biologia, 75(2):183-198. IF 0.728
Raja Waqar Ahmed Khan, Hamayun Shaheen, Ansar Mehmood and Shazad Naseer Awan. 2019. Grazing intensity impacts on soil carbon stocks of Western Himalayan Alpine paddocks. Carbon Management, 10(6):533-540. IF 1.463
Muhammad Jamil Ahmed, Ghulam Murtaza, Ansar Mehmood, and Tariq M. Bhatti. 2019. Silver nanoparticles, green synthesis: characterization, in vitro antioxidant and antimicrobial study. Inorganic and Nano-Metal Chemistry, 49(8):240-248. IF 0.685
Sajjad Hussain, Abdul Hamid, Khawaja Shafique Ahmad, Ansar Mehmood, Fahim Nawaz and Haroon Ahmed. 2019. Quantitative ethnopharmacological profiling of medicinal shrubs used by indigenous communities of Rawalakot, District Poonch, Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan. Brazilian Journal of Pharmacognosy, 29: 665-676. IF 1.754
Ansar Mehmood, Shaista Shabir, Sajjad Hussain, Khawaja Shafique Ahmad and Abdul Hamid. 2019. Antibacterial and antioxidant activity of biosynthesized silver nanoparticles from Ulmus wallichiana Planch. Leaf extract. Farmacia, 67(4):662-669. IF 1.527
Sidra Nasar, Ghulam Murtaza, Ansar Mehmood, Tariq M. Bhatti and Muhammad Raffi. 2019. Environmentally Benign and Economical Phytofabrication of Silver Nanoparticles Using Juglans regia Leaf Extract for Antibacterial Study. Electronic Materials, 48(6):3562-3569. IF. 1.566
Sajida Begum, Sajjad Hussain, Ansar Mehmood, Khawaja Shafique Ahmad, Abdul Hamid.2018. Harnessing the potential of medicinal plants used for the treatment of diabetes in rural areas of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan. Applied Ecology and Environmental Research, 16(5): 6549-6566. IF. 0.721
Ansar Mehmood and Ghulam Murtaza. 2018. Phenolic contents, antimicrobial and antioxidant activity of Olea ferruginea Royle (Oleaceae). BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 18: 173. IF 2.3
Ansar Mehmood. 2018. Brief Overview of the Application of Silver Nanoparticles to Improve Growth of Crop Plants. IET Nanobiotechnology, doi: 10.1049/iet-nbt.2017.0273. IF. 1.5.
Ansar Mehmood and Ghulam Murtaza. 2017. Impact of biosynthesized silver nanoparticles on protein and carbohydrate contents in seeds of Pisum sativum L. Crop Breeding and Applied Biotechnology, 17: 334-340. IF 0.95
Sidra Nasar, Ghulam Murtaza, Ansar Mehmood, Tariq Mahmood Bhatti. 2017. Green approach towards synthesis of silver nanoparticles using Ficus palmata leaf extract and their antibacterial profile. Pharmaceutical Chemistry Journal, 51(9): 811-817. IF 0.7
Ansar Mehmood, Claudia Segovia‑Salcedo, Muhammad Muslim Shahnaz and Abdul Qadir Khan. 2017. Effects of nickel toxicity on morphological and physiological aspects of osmoregulation in Typha domingensis (Typhaceae) Populations. Limnology, DOI 10.1007/s10201-017-0529-8. IF 0.9
Ansar Mehmood, Ghulam Murtaza, Tariq Mahmood Bhatti and Rehana Kausar. 2017. Phyto-mediated synthesis of silver nanoparticles from Melia azedarach L. leaf extract: Characterization and antibacterial activity. Arabian Journal of Chemistry, 10: S3048-S3058. IF 4.55
Ansar Mehmood and Ghulam Murtaza. 2017. Application of SNPs to improve yield of Pisum sativum L. (pea). IET Nanobiotechnology, 11(4): 390-394. IF 1.5
Tariq Saiff Ullah, Syeda Sadiqa Firdous, Ansar Mehmood, Hamayun Shaheen and Muhammad Ejaz Ul Islam Dar. 2017. Ethno-Mycological and Nutritional Analysis of Some Wild Edible Mushrooms from Western Himalayas, Azad Jammu and Kashmir. International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms. International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms, 19(10): 949-955. IF 1.3
Sajjad Hussain, Ghulam Murtaza, Ansar Mehmood and Rizwana Aleem Qureshi. 2017. Conservation of indigenous knowledge of medicinal plants of Western Himalayan region Rawalakot Azad Kashmir Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 30(3): 773-782. IF 0.65
Hamayun Shaheen, Raja Waqar Ahmad Khan, Karamit Hussain, Tariq Saiff Ullah, Muhammad Nasir and Ansar Mehmood. 2016. Carbon stocks assessment in subtropical forest types of Kashmir Himalayas. Pakistan Journal of Botany. 48(6): 2351-2357. IF 0.7
Ansar Mehmood, Ghulam Murtaza, Tariq M. Bhatti and Muhammad Raffi. 2016. Facile Green Approach to Investigate Morphology Controlled Formation Mechanism of Silver Nanoparticles. Journal of Cluster Science. 27(5):1797-1814. IF 1.5
Muhammad Nasir, Muhammad Qayyum Khan and Ansar Mehmood. 2016. Life form, biological spectrum and ethno-medicinal uses of the flora of Taloqa Hills, Western Himalayas, Muzaffarabad. International Journal of Biosciences. 9(6): 8-18.
Mumtaz Hussain, Khawaja Shafique Ahmad, Muhammad Majeed, Ansar Mehmood, Abdul Hamid, Malik Muhammad Yousaf, Muhammad Shafiq Chaudhry, Muhammad Jahangir Shah1 , Khadim Hussain, Bashir Ahmad, Abdul Qadir Khan. 2016. Integrated management of Helicoverpa armigera on different genotypes of Kabuli chickpea in Punjab, Pakistan. International Journal of Biosciences 9(2): 110-119.
Ansar Mehmood, Ghulam Murtaza, Tariq Mahmood Bhatti, Rehana Kausar and Muhammad Jamil Ahmed. 2016. Biosynthesis, Characterization and Antimicrobial Action of Silver Nanoparticles from Root Bark Extract of Berberis lycium Royle. Pakistan Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 29(1):131-136. IF 0.95
Muhammad Jamil Ahmed, Ghulam Murtaza, Ansar Mehmood and Tariq Mahmood Bhatti.. 2015. Green synthesis of silver nanoparticles using leaves extract of Skimmia laureola: characterization and antibacterial activity. Materials Letters, 153: 10-13. IF 2.6
Ansar Mehmood, Ghulam Murtaza, Tariq Mahmood Bhatti, Muhammad Raffi and Rehana Kausar. 2014. Antibacterial efficacy of silver nanoparticles synthesized by a green method using bark extract of Melia azedarach L. Journal of Pharmaceutical Innovation, 9: 238-45. IF 2.23
Ansar Mehmood, Ghulam Murtaza, Tariq Mahmood Bhatti and Rehana Kausar. 2014. Enviro-friendly synthesis of silver nanoparticles using Berberis lycium leaf extract and their antibacterial efficacy. Acta Metallurgica Sinica (English Letters), 27: 75-80. IF 1.3
Ansar Mehmood, Ghulam Murtaza and Muhammad Nasir. 2013. Antibacterial and antifungal activity of Dodonaea viscosa (L.) Jacq., a wild plant of Azad Jammu and Kashmir. International Journal of Bioscience, 3(9): 1-7.