List of Publications
1. Ahmed, A. M. (2013). The Mosquitocidal Bacterium, Bacillus thuringiensis, Induces cellular Stress in the Mosquito Vector, Culex pipiens, Prior to Death. Pakistan Journal of Zoology. vol. 45(1), pp. 129-139.
2. Ahmed, A. M. (2012). Immune and cellular impacts in the autogenous Aedes caspius larvae after experimentally-induced stress: effects of Bacillus thuringiensis infection. Submitted to Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology.
3. Ahmed, A. M. (2012). Mosquito autogeny in Aedes caspius (Diptera: Culicidae): alterations of larval nourishments reservation upon bacterial infection. Insect Science. 00, 1–13.
4. Ahmed, A. M. (2012). Lipid peroxidation and oxidative protein products as biomarkers of oxidative stress in the autogenous mosquito, Aedes caspius, upon infection with the mosquitocidal bacteria, Bacillus thuringiensis kurstaki. Pakistan Journal of Zoology.44(2): 525-536
5. Ahmed, A. M. (2011). Immune and antioxidant defenses in an autogenous Aedes caspius mosquito upon infection with Bacillus thuringiensis kurstaki. African Journal of Microbiology Research. 5(22): 3848-3857.
6. Ahmed, A. M.; Shaalan, E. A.; Aboul-Soud, M. A. M. and Al-Khedhairy, A. A. (2011). Mosquito vectors survey in AL-Ahsaa district, eastern region, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Journal of Insect Science. 11(176): 1-11.
7. Al-Roba1, A. A.; Aboul-Soud, M. A. M.; Ahmed, A. M. and Al-Khedhairy, A. A. (2011). The gene expression of caspasses is up-regulated during the signaling response of Aedes caspius against larvicidal bacteria. African Journal of Biotechnology. 10(2): 225-233.
8. Sediqi, M. I.; Mashaly, A. M. A.; Ahmed, A. M. and Al-Khalifa, M. S. (2010). Ultrastructure of Antennal Sensilla of the Samsum ant, Pachycondylla sennaarensis (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Ponerinae) from Saudi Arabia. African journal of biotechnology. 9(41): 6956-6962.
9. Mashaly, A. M. A.; Ahmed, A. M.; Al-Abdullah, M. A.; AI-Khalifa, M. S.; Siddiqui, M I. (2010). The trail pheromone of the venomous samsum ant, Pachycondyla sennaarensis. Journal of Insect Science. 11: 1-12.
10. Mashaly, A. M. A.; Ahmed, A. M.; Al-Khalifa, M. S.; Nunes, T. M. and Morgan, E. D. (2010). Identification of the alkaloidal venoms of some Monomorium ants of Saudi Arabia. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology. 38: 875–879.
11. Al-Khalifa, M. S.; Ahmed, A. M.; Mashaly, A. M. A.; Al-Mekhalfi, F. A.; Khalil, G.; Siddiqui, M. I. and Ali, M. F. (2010). Studies on the Distribution of Pachycondyla sennaarensis (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Ponerinae) in Saudi Arabia. 1. Ar-Riyadh Region. Pakistan Journal of Zoology. 42(6): 707-713.
12. Ahmed, A. M.; Al-Olayan, E. M.; Aboul-Soud, M. A. M. and Al- Khedhairy, A. A. (2010). The immune enhancer, thymoquinone, and the hope of utilizing the immune system of Aedes caspeus against disease agents. African Journal of Biotechnology
, 9(21) : 3183-3195.
13. Ahmed, A. M.; Al-Olayan, E. M. and Amoudy, M. A. (2008). Enhancing the humoral and melanization responses of Aedes aegypti mosquito: a step towards the utilization of immune system against dengue fever. Journal of Entomology. 5(5): 305-321.
14. Ahmed, A. M. and El-Katatny, M. H. (2007). Entomopathogenic fungi as biopesticides against the Egyptian cotton leaf worm, Spodoptera littoralis: between biocontrol-promise and immune-limitation. Journal of Egyptian Society of Toxicology. 37: 39-51.
15. Ahmed, A. M. and Hurd, H. (2006). Immune stimulation and malaria infection impose reproductive costs in Anopheles gambiae via follicular apoptosis. Microbes and Infection. 8: 308–315.
16. Ahmed, A. M. (2007). A Dual Effect for the Black Seed Oil on the Malaria Vector Anopheles gambiae: Enhances Immunity and Reduces the Concomitant Reproductive Cost. Journal of Entomology. 4(1): 1-19.
17. Ahmed, A. M. (2005). The humoral anti-bacterial response of Anopheles gambiae and the immunity-reproduction trade-off conflict: between the hope and limitation of the malaria immuno-control strategy. Proceedings of The 3rd International Conference of Applied Entomology, Cairo University, 23rd – 24th of March (2005), 351-374.
18. Ahmed, A. M. (2005). Melanization of Sephadex beads by the malaria vector, Anopheles gambiae: effect of blood meal, and mechanisms of reproductive costs. The Egyptian German Society of Zoology. 47(E): 69-85.
19. Ahmed, A. M. (2004). Activation of the immune system of Anopheles gambiae against malaria parasite: a comparison between bacterial infection and a botanical extract. The 3rd International Conference on Biological Science. University of Tanta, Tanta, EGYPT, 28 – 29 April. Proc. I.C.B.S., 3(1): 122 - 141
20. Ahmed, A. M., Baggott, S.; Maingon, R. and Hurd, H. (2002). The costs of mounting an immune response are reflected in the reproductive fitness of the mosquito, Anopheles gambiae. OIKOS. 97: 371–377.
21. Hopwood, J. A.; Ahmed, A. M.; Polwart, A.; Williams, G. T. and Hurd, H. (2001). Malaria-induced apoptosis in mosquito ovaries: a mechanism to control vector egg production. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 204: 2773-2780.
22. Ahmed, A. M.; Maingon, R.; Romans, P. and Hurd, H. (2001). Effects of malaria infection on vitellogenesis in Anopheles gambiae during tow gonotrophic cycles. Insect Molecular Biology. 10(4): 347-356.
23. Ahmed, A. M.; Maingon, R. D.; Taylor, P. J. and Hurd, H. (1999). The effect of infection with Plasmodium yoelii nigeriensis on the reproductive fitness of the mosquito Anopheles gambiae. Invertebrate Reproduction and Development. 36: 217-222.
24. Abu El-magd, A. A.; Hamed, M. S.; El-Kifl, T. A. and Ahmed, A. M. (1994). In vitro studies on cellular and humoral reactions of Spodoptera littoralis larvae to Bacillus theuringiensis bacteria and spore-δ-endotoxins. Bulletin of Faculty of Science, Assute University. 23(2-E): 201-214.