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  Publications: 
  1. P. Kugrens, I. A. Arif , Light and electron microscopic studies of the fusion cell in Asterocolax gardneri Setch. (Rhodophyta, Ceramiales) . J. Phycol. 17, 215-223 (1981).
  2. B. A. Whitton, T. M. Khoja, I. A. Arif , Water Chemistry and algal vegetation of streams in the Asir Mountains, Saudi Arabia, Hydrobiol., 133, 97-106 (1986).
  3. I. A. Arif , Algal distributions in a Hot Spring of Saudi Arabia, Arab Gulf J. Scient. Res. 7(2) 145-154 (1989).
  4. R. M. Al-Sum, I. A. Arif , M. A. Ghanam and M. I. Hussain , Lipid diversity as a factor in thermo- tolerance of procaryotes, Phyton, 50 (1/2), 5-11 (1989).
  5. I. A. Arif , Epizoic Algal communities of Al-Hassa, Saudi Arabia, Arab Gulf J. Scient. Res. (1) 87-98 (1991).
  6. I. A. Arif , Algae from the Saline Soil of Al-Shiggah in Al-Qaseem, Saudi Arabia, J. Arid Envion. (1992).
  7. I. A. Arif , Composition of blue-green algal mats and water chemistry of the Bani Malik hot spring (Gizan Province), Saudi Arabia. Kuwait J. Sci. Eng. Kuwait (1997), 24 (1) : 109-122.
  8. I. A. Arif , M. E. Hussein , Effect of antibiotics on Cyanobacteria and Chlorophyceae species possessing antimicrobial potentialities. Az. J. Microbiol. Egypt (1997), 35: 42-52.
  9. S. A. Al Rashed, I. A. Arif , Effect of crude oil extract and hydrocarbons on Dunaliella salina isolated from the Arabian Gulf. Geobios, India (1998), 25: 3-9.
  10. I. A. Arif , A. R. Hashem , Soil analysis and mycoflora of Jizan City, Saudi Arabia. Phyton, Argentina (1998), 62(1/2): 109-113.
  11. I. A. Arif , A. M. A. El-Syed , Effect of lead on two isolates of Chlorogloeopsis fritschii isolated from the soil of Saudi Arabia. Geobios, India (1998), 25: 82-86.
  12. I. A. Arif , The Effect of heavy metals on growth, chlorophyll, DNA and protein contents of Chlorella vulgaris Beij. Az. J. Microbiol, Egypt (1998), 39:1-11.
  13. I. A. Arif , Effect of ampicillin and tetracycline on DNA proteins and chlorophyil contents of Chlorella vulgaris ( Beijeinck) Egy. J. Appl. Sci., Egypt (1998), 13 (7): 32-40.
  14. A. M. A. El-Syed, I. A. Arif , Edaphic properties and soil algae of south western Saudi Arabia. Qatar Univ. Sci. J., Qatar. Accepted for publication in 16/6/1998.
  15. A. A. Al-Homaidan, I. A. Arif , Ecology and bloom-forming algae of a semi-permanent rain-fed pool at Al-Kharj, Saudi Arabia. J. of Arid Environ. England (1998), 38: 15-25.
  16. I. A. Arif , Microflora of petroleum contaminated soils in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Philip. J. of Sci., Philippines. Accepted for publication in 6/4/1999.
  17. I. A. Arif , Fresh-water fungi of Saudi Arabia. Pak. J. of Biol. Sci., Pakistan. Accepted for publication in 6/4/1999.
  18. Shehata Afaf. I., F. F. Al-Aqeel , I. A. Arif , The Adaptive Response of Wild and Mutant Type Of Anabaena Flos – Aquae to The Polychrinated Pesticide Endosulfan. Saudi. J. Biol. Sci., Vol. 7, No. 2 (2000).
  19. Shehata Afaf. I., F. F. Al-Aqeel , I. A. Arif , Isolation And Characterization Of DNA And Protein From Endosulfan Resistant Mutant (Endo) Of The Cyanobacterium Anabaena flos-aquae. Saudi. J. Biol. Sci., Vol. 8, No. 1 (2001).
  20. Shehata Afaf. I., H.K. Abd Elatife , I. A. Arif , PCR Amplification of Rapidly Extracted DNA from Different Pathogenic Yeasts. Saudi. J. Biol. Sci., Vol. 11, No. 2 (2004).
  21. A. A. Al-Homaidan., M. S. Al Husainy., A. I. Shehata, and I. A. Arif, Effects of Temperature, pH and Salinity on Growth of two Species of Spirulina Isolated from Saudi Arabia. Saudi. J.Biol.Sci., Vol. 12, No.1 (2005).
  22. Khan HA, Arif IA, Al Farhan AH, Al Homaidan AA. Phylogenetic analysis of oryx species using partial sequences of mitochondrial rRNA genes. Genetics and Molecular Research (Brazil) 2008; 7 (4): 1150-1155. 
  23. Khan HA, Arif IA, Bahkali AH, Al Farhan AH, Al Homaidan AA. Bayesian, maximum parsimony and UPGMA models for inferring the phylogenies of antelopes using mitochondrial markers. Evolutionary Bioinformatics (New Zealand) 2008; 4: 263-270. 
  24. Khan HA, Arif IA, Al Homaidan AA, Al Farhan AH. Application of 16S rRNA, cytochrome b and control region sequences for understanding the phylogenetic relationships in Oryx species. Genetics and Molecular Research (Brazil) 2008; 7 (4): 1392-1397.
  25. Arif IA, Khan HA, Bahkali AH, Al Homaidan AA, Al Farhan AH, Shobrak M, Al Sadoon M. Comparison of Neighbor-joining and maximum-parsimony methods for molecular phylogeny of Oryx species using 12S rRNA and 16S rRNA gene sequences. Animal Biology Journal (USA) 2009; 1 (2): 117-125.
  26. Arif IA, Khan HA. Molecular markers for biodiversity analysis of wildlife animals: A brief review. Animal Biodiversity and Conservation (Spain) 2009; 32 (1): 9-17.
  27. Al Kadasah S, Al Mutairy A, Siddiquei M, Khan HA, Arif IA, Al Moutaery K, Tariq M. Pentoxifylline attenuates iminodipropionitrile-induced behavioral abnormalities in rats. Behavioral Pharmacology (UK) 2009; 20 (4): 356-360.
  28. Khan HA, Alhomida AS, Arif IA. Neurovestibular toxicities of acrylonitrile and iminodipropionitrile in rats: a comparative evaluation of putative mechanisms and target sites. Toxicological Sciences (USA) 2009; 109 (1): 124-131.
  29. Khan HA, Alhomida AS, Arif IA. On the mechanism of nitriles toxicity. Toxicological Sciences (USA) 2009; 110 (1): 246-248.
  30. Arif IA, Khan HA, Bahkali AH, Al Homaidan AA, Al Farhan AH, Shobrak M, Al Sadoon M. Usefulness of noninvasive methods of DNA sampling but with a caution. Animal Biology Journal (USA) 2010; 1 (3): 151-155. 
  31. Al Madani WA, Siddiqi NJ, Alhomida AS, Khan HA, Arif IA, Kishore U. Increased urinary excretion of carnitine and acylcarnitine by mercuric chloride is reversed by 2,3-dimercapto-1-propanesulfonic acid in rats. International Journal of Toxicology (USA) 2010; 29 (3): 313-317. 
  32. Arif IA, Khan HA. Environmental toxins and Parkinson's disease: putative roles of impaired electron transport chain and oxidative stress. Toxicology and Industrial Health (UK) 2010; 26 (2): 121-128. 
  33. Arif IA, Khan HA, Shobrak M, Al Homaidan AA, Al Sadoon M, Al Farhan AH. Measuring the genetic diversity of Arabian Oryx using microsatellite markers: implication for captive breeding. Genes and Genetic Systems (Japan) 2010; 85: 141-145. 
  34. Arif IA, Khan HA, Shobrak M, Al Homaidan AA, Al Sadoon M, Al Farhan AH, Bahkali AH. Interpretation of electrophoretograms for 7 microsatellites loci to determine the genetic diversity of Arabian Oryx. Genetics and Molecular Research (Brazil) 2010; 9 (1): 259-265.
  35. Arif IA, Bakir MA, Khan HA, Al Farhan AH, Al Homaidan AA, Bahkali AH, Al Sadoon M, Shobrak M. A brief review of molecular techniques to assess plant diversity. International Journal of Molecular Sciences (Switzerland) 2010; 11 (5): 2079-2096.
  36. Khan HA, Arif IA, Al Homaidan AA, Ahamed A. Distribution pattern of eight heavy metals in the outer and inner tissues of ten commonly used vegetables. International Journal of Food Properties (USA) 2010 (Accepted).
  37. Arif IA, Bakir MA, Khan HA, Al Farhan AH, Al Homaidan AA, Bahkali AH, Al Sadoon M, Shobrak M. Application of RAPD for molecular characterization of plant species of medicinal value from an arid environment. Genetics and Molecular Research (Brazil) 2010; 9 (4): 2191-2198.
  38. Khan HA, Arif IA, Shobrak M, Al Homaidan AA, Al Farhan AH, Al Sadoon M. Application of mitochondrial genes sequences for measuring the genetic diversity of Arabian oryx. Genes and Genetic Systems (Japan) 2010 (In Press).
  39. Arif IA, Bakir MA, Khan HA, Ahamed A, Al Farhan AH, Al Homaidan AA, Al Sadoon M, Bahkali AH, Shobrak M. A simple method for DNA extraction from mature leaves of date palm: impact of sand grinding and composition of lysis buffer. International Journal of Molecular Sciences (Switzerland) 2010; 11 9): 3149 3157begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 3149. 157 end_of_the_skype_highlighting.
  40. Khan HA, Arif IA, Shobrak M. DNA barcodes of Arabian partridge and Philby's rock partridge: implications for phylogeny and species identification. Evolutionary Bioinformatics (New Zealand) 2010; 6: 151-158.
  41. Arif IA, Khan HA, Al Homaidan AA, Ahamed A (2010) Determination of Cu, Mn, Hg, Pb and Zn in the outer tissue washings, outer tissues and inner tissues of different vegetables using ICP-OES. Polish Journal of Environmental Studies (Poland) 2010 (In Press).