Dr. Umer Farooq

Dr. Umer Farooq

Assistant Professor

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My objective is to work in a challenging environment to execute breakthrough performance as a good team player for continual improvement of system with great effort, result orientation and good behavior. My Major Research interests are in Natural Products Chemistry and Chemical Biology including isolation and structure determination of bioactive substances and their biological activities.

Ph.D Medicinal Chemistry Zhejiang University (ZJU), Hangzhou, (China)2019
M.Phil Pharm. Chemistry Bahauddin Zakariya University (BZU), Multan, (Pakistan)2013
Pharm. D Pharmacy Bahauddin Zakariya University (BZU), Multan, (Pakistan)2010
Assistant Professor University of Central Punjab (UCP), Lahore, (Pakistan) Till date
Lecturer The University of Faisalabad” (TUF), Faisalabad, (Pakistan)2013-2014
Visiting Lecturer Bahauddin Zakariya University (BZU), Multan, (Pakistan)2014-2015
1Ahmed, M. M., Hussain, M., Farooq, U., Raza, S. M., Andleeb, S., Majeed, A. and Shah, S. N. H. Abstract P1123: The Pharmacological Basis for Vasodilator Effect of Sisymbrium Irio Linn. Validates it's Folkloric Use in Hypertension. Hypertension, Vol. 74(Suppl_1), pp. AP1123-AP1123, 2019.
2Farooq, U., Pan, Y., Lin, Y., Wang, Y., Osada, H., Xiang, L. and Qi, J. Structure Characterization and Action Mechanism of an Antiaging New Compound from Gastrodia elata Blume. Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity, vol. 2019, Article ID 5459862, 10 pages, 2019. (5 year IF = 5.39).
3Farooq, U., Pan, Y., Disasa, D. and Qi, J. Novel Anti-Aging Benzoquinone Derivatives from Onosma bracteatum Wall. Molecules, Vol. 24(7), pp.1428-1436, 2019. (5 year IF = 3.38).
4Cao, X., Sun, Y., Lin, Y., Pan, Y., Farooq, U., Xiang, L. and Qi, J. Anti-aging of cucurbitane glycosides from fruits of Momordica charantia L. Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity, Vol. 2018, Article ID 1538632, 10 pages, 2018. (5 year IF = 5.39).
5Zhang, H., Farooq, U., Cheng, L.H., Ye, Y., Wang, Y.C., Kawagishi, H., Ojika, M. and Qi, J. Specific Inhibitors of Sporangium Formation of Phytophthora capsici from Kalimeris indica. Chemistry of Natural Compounds, Vol. 54(3), pp. 567-569, 2018. (5 year IF = 0.57).
6Farooq, U., Cheng, L.H., Zhang, H., Wang, Q., Wang, Y.C., Kawagishi, H. and Qi, J. Inhibitors of Sporangia Formation of Phytophthora capsici from Polygonum capitatum. Tropical Journal of Natural Product Research, Vol. 2(7), pp. 358-361, 2018.
7Hussain, M., Waqas, H.M., Raza, S.M., Farooq, U., Ahmed, M.M. and Majeed, A. Anti-cholinergic and Ca2+-antagonist mechanisms explain the pharmacological basis for folkloric use of Sisymbrium irio Linn. in gastrointestinal, airways and vascular system ailments. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Vol. 193, pp. 474-480, 2016. (5 year IF = 3.67).
8Awan, A. J., Ahmed, C. B., Uzair, M. Aslam, M. S., Farooq, U. and Ishfaq, K. Family Acanthaceae and genus Aphelandra: ethnopharmacological and phytochemical review. Int J Pharm Pharm Sci, vol. 10, pp. 44-55, 2014.
9Hussain, M., Farooq, U., Rashid, M., Bakhsh, H., Majeed, A., Khan, I.A., Rana, S.L., Rehman, M.S. and Aziz, A. Antimicrobial activity of fresh latex juice and extract of Euphorbia hirta and Euphorbia thymifolia - an in-vitro comparative study. International Journal of Pharma Sciences, Vol. 4(3), pp. 546-553, 2014.
10Hussain, M., Farooq, U., Rashid, M., Bakhsh, H., Aziz, A., Majeed, A. and Khan, I.A. An investigation of the antimicrobial activity of the aqueous, dichloromethane, ethanol and methanol extract of the seeds and whole plant of Ipomoea nil. Journal of Pharmacy and Alternative Medicine, Vol. 3(1), pp.14-25, 2014.

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