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PUBLICATIONS

2012
Harte AL, Varma MC, Tripathi G, McGee KC, Al-Daghri NM, Al-Attas OS, Sabico S, O’Hare JP, Ceriello A, Ponnusamy S, Kumar S, McTernan PG. High Fat Intake leads to Acute Post-Prandial Exposure to Circulating Endotoxin in Type 2 diabetes mellitus Subjects. Diabetes Care 2012; 35 (2): 1-8. IF=8.087

Al-Daghri NM, Al-Attas OS, Alokail MS, Alkharfy KM, Draz HM, Agliardi C, Mohammed AK, Guerini FR, Clerici M. Vitamin D Receptor Gene Polymorphisms and HLA DRB1*04 interaction with Type 2 Diabetes. J Immunol 2012; 188(3): 1325-32. IF= 5.788
 
Saresella M, Rainone V, Al-Daghri NM, Clerici M, Trabattoni D. The PD-1/PD-L1 Pathway in Human Pathology. Curr Mol Med 2012; 12(3):259-67. IF= 4.476
 
Metcalfe D, Harte AL, Aletrari MO, Al-Daghri NM, Al Disi D, Tripathi G, McTernan PG. Does endotoxemia contribute to osteoarthritis in obese patients? Clin Sci 2012; 123: 627-634 [Accepted May 25, 2012]. IF=4.317
Anveden A, Sjoholm K, Jacobson P, Palsdottir V, Walley AJ, Froguel P, McTernan PG, Al-Daghri NM, Mejhert N, Arner P, Sjostrom L, Carlsson LM, Svensson P. ITIH-5 gene expression in human adipose tissue is increased in obesity. Obesity 2011; doi: 10.1038/oby.2011.268. [8/10/11]. IF=4.284
 
Youssef Elabd EM, McGee KC, Tripathi G, Aldaghri N, Abdalla MS, Sharda HM, Ashour E, Amin AL, Ceriello A, O'Hare JP, Kumar S, McTernan PG, Harte AL. Acute and chronic saturated fatty acid treatment as a key instigator of the TLR-mediated inflammatory response in human adipose tissue, in vitro. J Nutr Biochem 2012; 23(1): 39-50.IF=3.891
Al-Daghri NM, Alkharfy KM, El-Kholie E, Moharram O, Alokail MS, Al-Othman A, Al-Saleh Y, Sabico S, Kumar S, Chrousos GP. Vitamin D supplementation as an adjuvant therapy for Saudi patients with DMT2: an 18-month interventional study. Cardiovasc Diabetol 2012; 11(1):85 [Accepted July 3, 2012]. IF=3.35
 
Kanteti R, Krishnaswamy S, Catenacci D, Tan YH, El-Hashani E, Cervantes G, Husain AN, Tretiakova M, Vokes EE, Huet H, Salgia R. Differential expression of RON in small and non-small cell lung cancers. Genes Chromosomes Cancer 2012; 51(9):841-51. IF=3.306
 
Al-Daghri NM, Al-Attas OS, Alokail MS, Alkharfy KM, El-Kholie E, Yousef M, Al-Othman A, Al-Saleh Y, Sabico S, Kumar S, Chrousos GP. Increased Vitamin D Supplementation Recommended during Summer Season in the Gulf Region: A Counterintuitive Seasonal Effect in Vitamin D Levels in Adult, Overweight and Obese Middle-eastern Residents. Clin Endo 2012; 76(3): 346-50. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2265.2011.04219.x. [9/1/11].IF=3.168
 
McGee KC, Shahmanesh M, Boothby M, Nightingale P, Gathercole LL, Tripathi G, Harte AL, Shojaee-Moradie F, Umpleby AM, Das S, Al-Daghri NM, McTernan PG, Tomlinson JW. Evidence for a shift to anaerobic metabolism in adipose tissue in efavirenz containing regimens for HIV with different nucleoside backbones. Antiviral Therapy 2012; 17(3):495-507. IF=3.161
 
Al-Daghri NM, Al-Attas OS, Bindahman LS, Alokail MS, Alkharfy KM, Draz HM, Yakout S, McTernan PG, Sabico S, Chrousos GP. Soluble CD163 is associated with body mass index and blood pressure in hypertensive obese Saudi patients: another immune-cardiovascular connection. Eur J Clin Invest 2012; [Accepted July 23, 2012]. IF= 3.018
 
Al-Daghri NM, Alkharfy KM, Al-Saleh Y, Al-Attas OS, Alokail MS, AL-Othman A, Moharram O, Sabico S, Kumar S, Chrousos GP. Modest Reversal of Metabolic Syndrome Manifestations with Vitamin D Correction: A 12-month Prospective Study. Metabolism 2012; 61(5): 661-6.
IF=2.664
 
Al-Othman A, Al-Musharaf S, Al-Daghri NM, Yakout S, Alkharfy KM, Al-Saleh Y, Al-Attas OS, Alokail MS, Moharram O, Sabico S, Kumar S, Chrousos GP. Tea and coffee consumption in relation to vitamin D and calcium levels in Saudi adolescents. Nutr J 2012 [Accepted August 11, 2012]. IF= 2.48
 
Al-Daghri NM, Alkharfy KM, Al-Othman A, Yakout SM, Al-Saleh Y, Fouda M, Sulimani R, Sabico S. Effect of gender, season, and vitamin D status on bone biochemical markers in Saudi diabetes patients. Molecules 2012; 17(7): 8408-18. IF=2.386
 
Alkharfy K, Al-Daghri N, Ahmed M, Yakout S. Effects of Vitamin D treatment on skeletal muscle histology and ultrastructural changes in a rodent model. Molecules 2012; [Accepted July 16, 2012]. IF=2.386
 
Al-Daghri NM, Al-Attas OS, Alokial MS, Alkharfy KM, Hussain T, Yakout S, Vinodson B, Sabico S. Adiponectin Gene Polymorphisms (T45G and G276T), Adiponectin Levels and Risk for Metabolic Diseases in a Saudi Population in a Saudi Population. Gene 2012; 493(1): 142-7
IF=2.341
 
Al-Attas OS, Al-Daghri NM, Alokail M, Alkharfy K, Alfadda A, McTernan P, Gibson G, Sabico S, Chrousos GP. Circulating Leukocyte Telomere Length is Highly Heritable among Families of Arab Descent. BMC Med Genet 2012; 13(1):38. IF=2.33
 
Al-Saleh Y, Al-Daghri NM, Alkharfy KM, Al-Attas OS, ALokail MS, Al-Othman A, Sabico S, Chrousos GP. Normal circulating PTH in Saudi healthy individuals with hypovitaminosis D. Horm Metab Res 2012; [Accepted July 23, 2012]. IF=2.188
 
Alkharfy KM, Al-Daghri NM, Yakout SM, Ahmed M. Calcitriol attenuates weight-related systemic inflammation and ultrastructural changes of the liver in a rodent model. Basic Clin Pharmacol Toxicol 2012; [Accepted August 21, 2012]. IF=2.179
 
Schisano B, Harte AL, Saravanan P, Al-Daghri N, Al-Attas O, Knudsen LB, McTernan PG, Ceriello A, Tripathi G. GLP-1 Analogue, Liraglutide protects human umbilical vein endothelial cells against high glucose induced endoplasmic reticulum stress.  Regul Pept 2012; 174(1-3): 46-52. IF=2.11
 
Hussain T, Al-Daghri NM, Al-Attas OS, Draz HM, Abd Al-Rahman SH, Yakout SM. Plasma neuropeptide Y levels relate cigarette smoking and smoking cessation to body weight regulation. Regul Pept 2012; 176(1-3): 22-7.  IF=2.11
 
Alkharfy KM, Al-Daghri NM, Al-Attas OS, Alokail MS, Mohammed AK, Vinodson B, Clerici M, Kazmi U, Hussain T, Draz H. Variants of the endothelial nitric oxide synthase gene are associated with components of metabolic syndrome in Saudi population. Endocr J 2012; 59(3): 253-63. IF=2.027
 
Al-Daghri NM, Al-Othman A, Alokail MS, Alkharfy KM, Khan N, Alfawaz H, Aiswaidan IA, Chrousos GP. Selected nutrients and amino acid dietary intake assessment and their effect on adipocytokine profile among Saudi children and adults. Endocr J 2012; [Accepted June 28, 2012]. IF= 2.027
 
Al-Othman A, Al-Musharaf S, Al-Daghri NM, Yakout S, Alkharfy KM, Al-Saleh Y, Al-Attas OS, Alokail MS, Moharram O, Kumar S, Chrousos GP. Effect of physical activity and sun exposure on Vitamin D levels in Saudi children and adolescents. BMC Pediatrics 2012; 12(1):92. IF=1.89
 
Al-Attas OS, Al-Daghri NM, Alokail MS, Alkharfy KM, Draz H, Yakout S, Sabico S, Chrousos G. Association of Body Mass Index, Sagittal Diameter and Waist-Hip Ratio with Cardiometabolic Risk Factors and Adipocytokines in Arab Children and Adolescents. BMC Pediatr 2012. IF=1.89
 
Al-Musharaf S, Al-Othman A, Al-Daghri NM, Krishnaswamy S, Yusuf D, Alkharfy KM, Al-Saleh Y, Al-Attas OS, Alokail MS, Moharram O, Sobhy Y, Sabico S, Chrousos GP. Vitamin D deficiency and calcium intake in reference to increased body mass index in children and adolescents. Eur J Pediatr 2012; 171(7):1081-6.  IF=1.879
 
Al-Attas OS, Al-Daghri NM, Alkharfy KM, Alokail MS, Al-Johani NM, Abd-Alrahman SH, Yakout SM, Draz HM, Sabico S. Urinary Iodine is associated with insulin resistance in subjects with diabetes mellitus type 2. Exp Clin Endocrinol 2012 [Accepted August 29, 2012]
.  IF=1.693
 
Al-Attas OS, Al-Daghri NM, Alfadda A, Abd Al-Rahman SH, Sabico S. Blood Thiamine and Derivatives as measured by High-Performance Liquid Chromatography: Levels and Associations in DM Patients with Varying Degrees of Microalbuminuria. J Endocr Invest 2011; [Epub ahead of print].  IF=1.566
 
Al-Daghri NM, Al-Attas OS, Alokail MS, Alkharfy KM, Hossam D, Yakout S, Al-Saleh Y, Sabico S, Clerici M. Hypovitaminosis D Associations with Adverse Metabolic Parameters Are Accentuated in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus Type 2: A BMI-Independent Role of Adiponectin? J Endocr Invest 2011; [Epub ahead of print]. IF=1.566
 
Harte A, da Silva N, Miller MA, Cappuccio FP, Kelly MA, O'Hare J, Barnett AH, Al-Daghri NM, Sabico S, Kumar S, McTernan PG. Telomere length attrition, a marker if biological sensescence, is inversely correlated with triglycerides and cholesterol in South Asian males with type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. Exp Diabetes Research 2012:  2012:895185. IF=1.20
 
Al-Hashem F, Shatoor AS, Sakr HF, Al-Daghri N, Khalil M, Alkhateeb M. Co-administration of vitamins E and C protects against stress-induced hepatorenal oxidative damage and effectively improves lipid profile at both low and high altitude. African Journal of Biotechnology 2012; 11(45): 10416-10423.  IF= 0.565
 
2011

Harte AL, Varma MC, Tripathi G, McGee KC, Al-Daghri NM, Al-Attas OS, Sabico S, O’Hare JP, Ceriello A, Ponnusamy S, Kumar S, McTernan PG. High Fat Intake leads to Acute Post-Prandial Exposure to Circulating Endotoxin in Type 2 diabetes mellitus Subjects. Diabetes Care 2012; 35 (2): 1-8. IF=7.1 41
Al-Daghri NM, Al-Attas OS, Alokail MS, Alkharfy KM, Sabico SLS, Chrousos GP. Diabetes Mellitus Type 2 and other Chronic Non-Communicable Diseases in the Central Region, Saudi Arabia (Riyadh Cohort 2): A Decade of an Epidemic. BMC Medicine 2011; 9(1): 76. [4/27/11].  IF=5.75

  Al-Daghri NM, Al-Attas OS, Alokail MS, Alkharfy KM, Draz HM, Agliardi C, Mohammed AK, Guerini FR, Clerici M. Vitamin D Receptor Gene Polymorphisms and HLA DRB1*04 interaction with Type 2 Diabetes. J Immunol 2011 [Accepted Nov 29, 2011]. IF= 5.745

Saresella M, Rainone V, Al-Daghri NM, Clerici M, Trabattoni D. The PD-1/PD-L1 Pathway in Human Pathology. Curr Mol Med 2012; [Accepted October 8, 2011]. IF=5.212

 Youssef_Elabd EM, McGee KC, Tripathi G, Aldaghri N, Abdalla MS, Sharda HM, Ashour E, Amin AL, Ceriello A, O'Hare JP, Kumar S, McTernan PG, Harte AL. Acute and chronic saturated fatty acid treatment as a key instigator of the TLR-mediated inflammatory response in human adipose tissue, in vitro. J Nutr Biochem 2012; 23(1): 39-50. IF=4.538

Al-Daghri NM, Al-Attas OS, Alokail MS, Alkharfy KM, Yakout SM, Sabico S, Gibson G, Chrousos GP, Kumar S. Parent-Offspring Transmission of Adipocytokine Levels and Their Associations with Metabolic Traits. PLoS One 2011 6(4): e18182. [2/211]. IF=4.411

 McGee K, Harte AL, da Silva NF, Creely SJ, Creely SJ, Al-Daghri N, Kusminski CM, Tripathi G, Levick PL, Khanolkar M, Evans M, Evans M, Chittari MV, Patel V, Kumar S, McTernan PG. Visfatin is Regulated By Rosiglitazone in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Influenced by NFκB and JNK in Human Abdominal Subcutaneous Adipocytes. PLoS One 2011; 6(6): e20287 [4/29/11]. IF=4.411

Agliardi C, Guerini FR, Sarasella M, Caputo D, Al-Daghri NM, Leone MA, Zanzoterra M, Marventano I, Barizorre N, Fasano ME, Clerici M. Vitamin D Receptor Gene and Protection from Multiple Sclerosis in HLA-DRB1*15:01-positive Individuals. Brain, Behav Immunol 2011; 25(7):1460-7. [5/27/11]. IF=3.956

 McGee KC, Shahmanesh M, Boothby M, Nightingale P, Gathercole LL, Tripathi G, Harte AL, Shojaee-Moradie F, Umpleby AM, Das S, Al-Daghri NM, McTernan PG, Tomlinson JW. Evidence for a shift to anaerobic metabolism in adipose tissue in efavirenz containing regimens for HIV with different nucleoside backbones. Antiviral Therapy 2011; [7/28/11]. IF=3.77

 Anveden A, Sjoholm K, Jacobson P, Palsdottir V, Walley AJ, Froguel P, McTernan PG, Al-Daghri NM, Mejhert N, Arner P, Sjostrom L, Carlsson LM, Svensson P. ITIH-5 gene expression in human adipose tissue is increased in obesity. Obesity 2011; doi: 10.1038/oby.2011.268. [8/10/11]. IF=3.531

  Al-Daghri NM, Al-Attas OS, Alokail MS, Alkharfy KM, El-Kholie E, Yousef M, Al-Othman A, Al-Saleh Y, Sabico S, Kumar S, Chrousos GP. Increased Vitamin D Supplementation Recommended during Summer Season in the Gulf Region: A Counterintuitive Seasonal Effect in Vitamin D Levels in Adult, Overweight and Obese Middle-eastern Residents. Clin Endo 2011; doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2265.2011.04219.x. [9/1/11].IF=3.323

 Alokail MS, Al-Daghri NM, Al-Attas OS, Alkharfy KM, Sabico S, Ullrich A. Visceral obesity and Inflammation Markers in Relation to Serum Prostate Volume Markers among Apparently Healthy Men. Eur J Clin Invest 2011; doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2362.2011.02496.x [1/25/11]. IF=2.736

  Al-Daghri NM, Alkharfy KM, Al-Saleh Y, Al-Attas OS, Alokail MS, AL-Othman A, Moharram O, Sabico S, Kumar S, Chrousos GP. Modest Reversal of Metabolic Syndrome Manifestations with Vitamin D Correction: A 12-month Prospective Study. Metabolism 2011; [9/29/2011]. IF=2.538

 Schisano B, Harte AL, Saravanan P, Al-Daghri N, Al-Attas O, Knudsen LB, McTernan PG, Ceriello A, Tripathi G. GLP-1 Analogue, Liraglutide protects human umbilical vein endothelial cells against high glucose induced endoplasmic reticulum stress.  Regul Peptides 2011; [Epub ahead of print]. IF=2.473

Alkharfy KM, Al-Daghri NM, Al-Attas OS, Alokail MS. The Protective Effect of Thymoquinone against Sepsis Syndrome Morbidity, Mortality and Associated Organ Dysfunctions in Mice. Int Immunopharmacol 2011; 11(2): 250-254 [11/ 2,/20]. IF=2.325

Al-Daghri NM, Al-Attas OS, Alokial MS, Alkharfy KM, Tajamul H, Yakout S, Vinodson B, Sabico S. Adiponectin Gene Polymorphisms (T45G and G276T), Adiponectin Levels and Risk for Metabolic Diseases in a Saudi Population in a Saudi Population. Gene 2011 [accepted November 21, 2011]. IF=2.266

Alkharfy KM, Al-Daghri NM, Al-Attas OS, Alokail MS, Vinodson B, Kazmi U, Mohammed AK. Variants of the endothelial nitric oxide synthase gene are associated with components of metabolic syndrome in Saudi population. Endocrine Journal 2011 [Accepted December 19, 2011. IF=1.952

Al-Daghri NM, Al-Attas OS, Alokial MS, Tajamul H. Adiponectin gene variants and risk of coronary artery disease in patients with type 2 diabetes. Mol Biol Rep 2011; 38(6): 3703-8. [11/ 8/10]. IF=1.875

 Alokail MS, Al-Daghri NM, Alarifi SA, Draz H, Tajamul H, Yakout SM. Long Term Exposure to Incense Smoke Alters Metabolism in Wistar Albino Rats. Cell Biochem Funct 2011; 29(2): 96-101. IF=1.651

Harte A, da Silva N, Miller MA, Cappuccio FP, Kelly MA, O'Hare J, Barnett AH, Al-Daghri NM, Sabico S, Kumar S, McTernan PG. Telomere length attrition, a marker if biological sensescence, is inversely correlated with triglycerides and cholesterol in South Asian males with type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. Exp Diabetes Research 2011, [Accepted Nov 21, 2011]. IF=1.528

Al-Attas OS, Al-Daghri NM, Alfadda A, Abd Al-Rahman SH, Sabico S. Blood Thiamine and Derivatives as measured by High-Performance Liquid Chromatography: Levels and Associations in DM Patients with Varying Degrees of Microalbuminuria. J Endocr Invest 2011. IF=1.476

Al-Daghri NM, Al-Attas OS, Alokail MS, Alkharfy KM, Hossam D, Yakout S, Al-Saleh Y, Sabico S, Clerici M. Hypovitaminosis D Associations with Adverse Metabolic Parameters Are Accentuated in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus Type 2: A BMI-Independent Role of Adiponectin? J Endocr Invest 2011. IF=1.476

Al-Daghri NM, Al-Attas OS, Alokial MS, Tajamul H, Sabico S. Gender differences in association with leptin and adiponectin levels with insulin resistance parameters in pre-pubertal Arab children. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 2011; 24(7-8):427-32 [5/21/ 11]. IF=0.887

Alkharfy KM. Food advertisements: to ban or not to ban? Ann Saudi Med 2011; 31(6):567-8. (editorial). IF=0.697

2010

Al-Jenoobi FI, Al-Thukair AA, Abbas FA, Ansari M, Alkharfy KM, Al-Mohizea AM, Al-Suwayeh SA, Jamil, S. Effect of black seed on dextromethorphan O- and N-demethylation in human liver microsomes and healthy human subjects. Drug Metab Lett 2010; 4(1): 51-5.

Al-Jurayyan NA, El-Desouki MI, Al-Nuaim AA, Al-Attas OS, Al-Dagheri N. Urine iodine concentration in neonates with congenital hypothyroidism. Curr Pediatr Res 2010; 14(1): 1-3.

Al-Daghri NM, Al-Attas OS, Alokail MS, Alkharfy KM, Draz H. Serum resistin and aPAI-I levels in relation to insulin resistance and markers of obesity in Saudi children. Pediatr Int 2010; [Epub ahead of print] (IF = 0.707)

Al-Daghri NM, Alokail MS, Al-Attas OS, Al-Rubeaan K, Sabico S, Kumar S. Establishing abdominal height cut-offs and their association with conventional indices of obesity among Arab children and adolescents. Ann Saudi Med 2010; 30(3): 209-14 (IF = 0.55)

Al-Attas O, Al-Daghri N, Bamakhramah A, Sabico S, Huang T, McTernan P. Telomere length in relation to insulin resistance, inflammation and obesity among Arab youth. Acta Paediatr 2010; 99(6): 896-899. (IF = 1.768)

Valsamakis G, Margeli A, Vitoratos N, Boutsiadis A, Evangelos S, Papadimitriou G, Al-Daghri N, Botsis D, Kumar S, Papassotiriou I, Creatsas G, Mastorakos G. The role of maternal gut hormone in normal pregnancy: Fasting plasma active GLP-1 level is a negative predictor of fetal abdomen circumference and maternal weight change. Eur J Endocrinol 2010; 162(5): 897-903. (IF = 3.539)

Alkharfy K, Aldaghri NM, Al-Attas OS, Alokail M, Draz HM, Hussain T. Endothelial nitric oxide synthase gene polymorphisms (894>T and -786>C) and risk of coronary artery disease in a Saudi population. Arch Med Res 2010; 41(2): 134-141. (IF = 1.884)

Al-Daghri NM. High prevalence of metabolic syndrome manifestations among Arab youth: A call for early intervention. Eur J Clin Invest 2010; 40: 1063-1066 (IF = 2.643)

 Al-Daghri NM, Al-Attas OS, Alokail MS, Alkharfy KM, Al-Yousef M, Nadhrah H, Sabico S, Chrousos G. Severe hypovitaminosis D is widespread in Saudi adults and is more common in non-diabetics than diabetics. Saudi Med J 2010; 31(7): 775-780. (IF = 0.51)

 Al-Attas OS, Al-Daghri NM, Alokail MS, Al-Fadda A, Bamakhramah A, Sabico S, Pritlove D, Harte A, Tripathi G, McTernan PG, Kumar S, Chrousos G. Adiposity and insulin resistance correlate with telomere length in middle-aged Arabs: the influence of circulating adiponectin. Eur J Endocrinol 2010; 163(4): 601-607 (IF = 3.539)

Al-Daghri NM, Al-Attas OS, Alokail MS, Alkharfy KM, Sabico, S, Chrousos GP.Decreasing Prevalence of the Full Metabolic Syndrome but a Persistently High Prevalence of Dyslipidemia among Adult Urban Saudis. PLoS One2010;5(8): e12159(IF = 4.351)

Al-Disi D, Al-Daghri N, Khanam L, Al-Othman A, Al-Saif M, Sabico S, Chrousos G. Subjective Sleep Duration and Quality Influence Diet Composition, Circulating Adipocytokines and Ghrelin levels in Teen-age Girls. Endocr J2010;57(10): 917-925 (IF = 1.806)

 Al-Daghri NM, Al-Attas OS, Alokail MS, Alkharfy KM, Yousef M, Nadhrah HM, Al-Othman A, Al-Saleh Y, Sabico S, Chrousos GP. Hypovitaminosis D and cardiometabolic risk factors among non-obese youth. Cent Eur J Med 2010; 5(6): 752-757 (IF = 0.224)

Al-Daghri NM, Al-Attas OS, Alokial MS, Shaik NA, Draz H, Bamakhramah A, Sabico S.Gender-specific Associations between Insulin Resistance, Hypertension, and Markers of Inflammation among Adult Saudis with and without Diabetes Mellitus Type 2. Adv Med Sci 2010; [Accepted November 5, 2010] (IF = 1.057)

 2009

 Al-Attas, Al-Daghri N, Appiedu G. Fasting homocysteine levels in a cross-section of Saudi adults with type 1 diabetes. Diab Met Syndr Clin Res Rev 2009; 3(1):45-49.

Al-Daghri NM, Al-Attas OS, Hussain T, Sabico S, Bamakhramah A. Altered levels of adipocytokines in type 2 diabetic cigarette smokers. Diabetes Res Clin Pract 2009; 83(2):e-37-9.

Al-Daghri NM. Acute post cessation smoking: a strong predictive factor for metabolic syndrome among adult Saudis. Saudi Med J 2009; 30(2): 267-71.

Al-Daghri NM, Al-Attas OS, Sallam R. Adipocytokine profiles as influenced by insulin resistance in obese subjects. Diab Met Syndr Clin Res Rev 2009; 3(2): 79-83.

Al-Attas OS, Al-Daghri NM, Al-Rubeaan KA, daSilva F, Sabico SL, Kumar S, McTernan PG, Harte AL. Changes in endotoxin levels in T2DM subjects on anti-diabetic therapies.Cardiovasc Diabetol 2009; 8(1):20.

Al-Daghri NM, Al-Attas OS, Alokail M, Draz HM, Bamakhramah A, Sabico S. Retinol binding protein-4 is associated with TNF-α and not insulin resistance in subjects with type 2 diabetes mellitus and coronary heart disease. Dis Markers 2009; 26(3): 135-40.

Bawazeer N, Al-Daghri N, Valsamakis G, Al-Rubeaan K, Valsamakis G,  Sabico S, Huang T, Mastorakos G, Kumar S. Sleep duration and quality associated with obesity among Arab children. Obesity 2009; 17(12):2251-3.

Alokail MS, Al-Daghri NM, Al-Attas OS, Hussain T. Combined effects of obesity and type 2 diabetes contribute to increased risk in premenopausal women. Cardiovasc Diabetol2009; 8(1):33.

 Al-Mosalem OA, El-Ansary A, Attas O, Al-Ayadhi L. Metabolic biomarkers related to energy metabolism in Saudi autistic children. Clin Biochem 2009 (42) 10-11): 949-57.

 Al-Gadani Y, El-Ansary A, Attas O, Al-Ayadhi L. Metabolic biomarkers related to oxidative stress and antioxidant status in Saudi autistic children. Clin Biochem 2009; 42(10-11): 1032-40.

Alkharfy KM. Simple and sensitive LC-ESI-MS method for the quantification of sildenafil in plasma samples. J Sep Sci 2009; 32: 3866-70.

Alkharfy KM. Influence of overt diabetes mellitus on cyclosporine pharmacokinetics in a canine model. Exp Diabetes Res 2009; 2009: 363787.

Najjar TA, Alkharfy KM, Saad SY. Mechanism and implication of cephalosporin penetration into oropharyngeal mucosa. J Infect Chemother 2009; 15: 70-4

2008

Al-Daghri NM, Al-Attas O, Al-Rubeaan K, Sallam R. Adipocytokine profile of type 2 diabetics in metabolic syndromeas defined by various criteria. Diabetes Metab Res Rev2008; 24(1): 52-8.

Alsmadi O, Al-Rubeaan K, Wakil SM, Imtiaz F, Mohamed G, Al-Saud H, Al-Saud NA, Aldaghri N, Mohammad S, Meyer BF. Genetic Study of Saudi Diabetes (GSSD): significant association of the KCNJ11 E23K polymorphism with type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Metab Res Rev 2008; 24(2):137-140.

Al-Daghri NM, Al-Attas OS. Homocysteinemia, hypertension, and family history of diabetes in a smoking male population in Saudi Arabia. Cent Eur J Med 2008; 3(2): 167-172.

Al-Daghri NM, Al-Attas OS, Al-Onazi M, Al-Rubeaan K, Al-Najjar H. Adipocytokines as influenced by family history of type 2 diabetes and smoking in non-diabetic subjects.Clinical Medicine: Endocrinology and Diabetes 2008; 1: 13-19.

 Al-Rubeaan K, Al-Daghri NM, Alkharfy KM, Al-Attas OS, Hanif FS, Metias NS, Sabico SLB. Bioequivalence of Jusline Following Subcutaneous Administration in Healthy Subjects.Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther 2008; 46: 382-388.

 Al-Fadda A, Al-Daghri NM, Malabu U. Apolipoprotein B/apolipoprotein A-I ratio in relation to various definitions of metabolic syndrome among Saudi patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Saudi Med J 2008; 29 (6): 821-5.

 Al-Daghri NM. The role of clinical laboratories in understanding the obesity epidemic in the Middle-East: The King Saud University Diabetes and Endocrinology Research Center experience. Med Lab Magazine 2008; Issue 1: 10-11.

Al-Daghri NM. Advancement in obesity management: leptin and adiponectin patents. Recent Patents on Endocrine, Metabolic & Immune Drug Discovery 2008; 2(3): 200-3.

Haffor ASA, Al-Attas O. Hyperoxia Periodic Training Induces Alterations in Free Radicals Production, Biological Antioxidants Potential and Lactate Dehydrogenase Activity in the Heart of Rats, Rattus norvigicus (Accepted Toxicology Mechanisms and Method, USA)

Alsmadi O, Al-Rubeaan K, Mohamed G, Alkayal F, Al-Saud H, Abu Al-Saud N, Al-Daghri N, Mohammad S, Meyer BF. Weak or no association of TCF7L2 variants with Type 2 diabetes risk in an Arab population. BMC Med Genet 2008; 9(1):72

Al-Daghri NM. Serum polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons among children with and without asthma: correlation to environmental and dietary factors. Int J Occup Med Environ Health 2008; 3: 1-9.

Alokail MS, Peddie MJ. Quantitative comparison of PTH1R in breast cancer MCF7 and osteosarcoma SAOS-2 cell lines. Cell Biochem Funct 2008; 26(4): 522-33.

 Alenad AM, Alokail MS. Nanoparticles: Promising tools for genomic application. Arabian Journal of Chemistry 2008; 1(1): 83-91.

2007

 Al-Daghri NM. Hyperhomocystenemia, coronary heart disease, and diabetes mellitus as predicted by various definitions for metabolic syndrome in a hypertensive Saudi population. Saudi Med J 2007; 28(3): 339-46.

 Al-Daghri NM, Al-Attas OS, Al-Rubeaan K. The atherogenic and metabolic impact on non-HDL cholesterol versus other lipid subcomponents among non-diabetic and diabetic Saudis. Lipids Health Dis 2007; 6(1):9.

 Al-Daghri N, Al-Attas O, Al-Rubeaan K, Mahieldin M, Al-Katari M, Jones AF, Kumar S. Serum leptin and its association to anthropometric measures of obesity in pre-diabetic Saudis.  Cardiovasc Diabetol 2007; 6:18.

 Alokail MS, Peddie MJ. Characterisation of ligand binding to the parathyroid hormone/parathyroid hormone-related peptide receptor in MCF7 breast cancer cells nand SaOS-2 osteosarcoma cells. Cell Biochem Funct 2007; 25(2): 139-47.

 2006

Wasim H,Al-Daghri NM, Chetty R, McTernan PG, Barnett AH, and Kumar S. Relationship of serum adiponectin and resistin to glucose intolerance and fat topography in South Asians. Cardiovasc Diabetol 2006; 5-10.

 Al-Daghri NM. The association of endothelial constitutive nitric oxide synthase polymorphisms with family history of coronary heart disease in men. Gene Ther Mol Biol2006; 10: 193-198.

 Al-Mansouri LJ, Alokail MS. Molecular basis of breast cancer. Saudi Med J 2006; 27(1): 9-16.

 Ahmed MH, Osman MM, Alokail MS. Statins and breast cancer: a smoking gun or guilt by association? Expert Opin Drug Saf 2006; 5(5): 599-601.

 
2005 and below

Al-Daghri N, Chetty R, McTernan PG, Al-Rubean K, Al-Attas O, Jones AF, Kumar S. Serum resistin is associated with C-reactive protein and LDL- cholesterol in type 2 diabetes and coronary artery disease in a Saudi population. Cardiovasc Diabetol 2005; 4:10

Alokail MS. Transient transfectionof epidermal growth factor receptor gene into MCF7 breast ductal carcinoma cell line. Cell Biochem Funct 2005; 23(3): 157-61.

Alokail MS. Influence of parathyroid hormone-related peptide gene in colon cancer cell line growth. Saudi Med J 2005; 26(5): 714-7.
Barnes JD, Arhel NJ, Lee SS, Sharp A, Al-Okail M, Packham G, Hague A, Paraskeva C, Williams AC. Nuclear BAG-1 expression inhibits apoptosis in colorectal adenoma-derived epithelial cells. Apoptosis 2005; 10(2): 301-11.
 
Valsamakis G, McTernan PG, Chetty R, Al Daghri N, Field A, Hanif W, Barnett AH, Kumar S . Modest weight loss and reduction in waist circumference after medical treatment are associated with favorable changes in serum adipocytokines. Metabolism 2004; 53(4):430-4.

Alokail MS. Potentialregulation of PTH/PTHrP receptor expression in choriocarcinomaJAR cell line. Saudi Med J 2004, 25: 615-620.

Alokail MS, Alarifi SA. Histological changes in lung of Wistar albino rats (Rattus norvegicus) after exposure to the Arabian incense (Genus Boswellia). Ann Saudi Med 2004, 24: 217-219.

Alarifi SA, Mubarak MM, Alokail MS. Ultrastructural changes of pneumocytes of rat exposed to Arabian incense (Bakhour). Saudi Med J. 2004; 25 (11): 1689-93.

Al-Nozha MM, Al-Maatouq MA, Al-Mazrou YY, Al-Harthi SS, Arafah MR, Khalil MZ, Khan NB, Al-Khadra A, Al-Marzouki K, Nouh MS, Abdullah M, Attas O, Al-Shahid MS, Al-Mobeireek A. Diabetes Mellitus in Saudi Arabia. Saudi Med J 2004;25(11):1603-10.

Hakim IA, Alsaif MA, Alduwaihy M, Al-Rubeaan K, Al-Nuaim AR, Al-Attas OS. Tea consumption and the prevalence of coronary heart disease in Saudi adults: results from a Saudi national study. Prev Med 2003; 36(1): 64-70.

Al-Daghri N, Al-Rubean K, Bartlett WA, Al-Attas O, Jones AF, and Kumar S. Serumleptin is elevated inSaudi Arabian patients with metabolicsyndrome and coronary artery disease. Diabetic Medicine 2003; 10:832-837.

Al-Daghri N, Al-Attas O, Patel A, Belyaev ND, Bartlett WA, Jones AF,Kumar S, Bain SC. Association between Taq IB cholesterol ester transfer protein polymorphism and low HDL cholesterol concentrations in Saudis. Clinical Science 2003; 105 (4): 467-472.

Valsamakis G, Chetty R, McTernan PG, Al-Daghri NM, Barnett AH, Kumar S. Fasting serum adiponectin concentration is reduced in Indo-Asian subjects and is related to HDL cholesterol. Diabetes Obes Metab 2003; 5(2):131-5.

Hakim IA, Alsaif MA , Alduwaihy M, Al-Rubeaan K, Al-Nuaim AR, Al-Attas OS. Tea consuption and the prevalence of coronary heart disease in saudi adults:results from a Saudi National Study. Prev Med 2003; 36 (1): 64-70.

Hakima IA, Alsaif MA, Aloud A, Alduwaihy M, Al-Rubeaan K, Al-Nuaim A, Al-Attas OS. Black tea consumption and serum lipid profiles in Saudi women: a cross-sectional study in Saudi Arabia. Nutr Res 2003; 23: 1515–26.

Alokail MS. Modefied Iodo-Gen method for peptide hormones iodination. J Saudi Chem 2002; 6:15-20.

Al-Nozah M, Al-Daghri N, Bartlett WA, Al-Attas O, Al-Maatouq M, Martin SC, Kumar S, Jones AF. Serum homocysteine concentration is related to diabetes mellitus, but not to coronary heart disease, in Saudi Arabians. Diabetes Obes Metab 2002; 4(2):118-23]

Al-Daghri N, Bartlett WA, Jones AF, Kumar S. Role of leptin in glucosemetabolism in type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Obes Metab 2002; 4(3):147-55.

Al-Nozah M, Al-Daghri N, Bartlett WA, Al-Attas OS, Al-Maatouq M, Martin SC, Kumar S, Jones AF. Serum homocysteine concentration is related to diabetes mellitus but not to coronary heart disease in Saudi Arabia. Diabetes Obes Metab 2002; 2:118-23.

Abu El-Asrar AM, Abdel Gader AG, Al-Amro SA, Al-Attas OS. Hyperhomocysteinemia and retinal vascular occlusive disease. Eur J Ophthalmol. 2002;12(6):495-500.

Alsaif MA, Hakim IA, Harris RB, Aloud AA, Lei KY, Al-Attas O.S.(2001). Prevalence and risk factors of Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus in Saudi adults. Am J Epidemiol 2001; 153(11): S51.

Hakim IA, Alsaif MA, Aloud AA, Al-Attas OS. Cross sectional study of the effect of drinking black tea on cardiovascular disease among Saudi Women. Am J Epidemiol 2001; 153 (11): S270.

Alsaif MA, Lei KY, Al-Attas OS. Comparison between adult Saudi diagnosed and undiagnosed diabetics. FASEB J 2000; 14:A522.

Alsaif MA, Hakim IA, Harris RB, Aloud AA, Lei KY, Al-Attas OS. Prevalence and risk factors of obesity and overweight in adult Saudi population. FASEB J 2000; 16:A342

Al-Nuaim AR, Mirdad S, Al-Rubeaan K, Al-Mazrou Y, Al-Attas O, Al-Daghari N. Pattern and factors associated with glycemic control of Saudi diabetic patients. Ann Saudi Med 1998; 18(2): 109-12.

Al-Nuaim A, Al-Rubeaan K, Al-Mazrou Y, Al-Attas OS, Al-Dagheri N. Serum Total fractionated cholesterol concentration and prevalence of hypercholesterlemia in Saudi Arabia, regional variation. Ann Saudi Med 1997; 17:184.

Al-Nuaim A, Al-Rubeaan K, Al-Mazrou Y, Al-Attas OS, Al-Dagheri N, Khoja. T. Population-based epidemiological study on charcateristics of risk tactors of hypercholesterolemia in Saudi Arabia . Int J Cardiol 1997; 31: 47-54.

Al-Nuaim A, Al-Rubeaan K, Al-Mazrou Y, Kamel M, Al-Attas OS, Al-Daghari N, Sulimani R. Iodine deficiency in Saudi Arabia. Ann Saudi Med 1997; 17: 293-7.

Al Nuaim AR, Al-Rubeaan K, Al-Mazrou Y, Al-Attas O, Al- Daghari N. Serum total, fractionated cholesterol concentration distribution and prevalence ofhypercholesterlemia in Saudi Arabia, regional variation. Ann. Saudi Med 1997; 17(2): 179-84

Al-Nuaim AR, Al-Mazrou Y, Kamel M, Al-Attas O, Al-Daghari N, Sulimani R. Iodine deficiency in Saudi Arabia. Ann Saudi Med 1997; 17(3): 293-7.

Al-Nuaim AR, Mirdad S, Al-Rubeaan K, al-Mazrou Y, al-Attas O, al-Daghari N, Khoja T. Population-based epidemiological study on characteristic of risk factors of hypercholesterolemia in Saudi Arabia. Int J Cardiol 1997; 62(1): 47-54.

Al-Nuaim A, Al-Rubeaan K, Al-Mazrou Y, Al-Attas O.S., Al-Dagheri N. Prevalence of hypercholesterlemia in Saudi Arabia . Int J Cardiol 1996; 54; 41-9.

Al-Nuaim A, al-Rubeaan K, Al-Mazrou Y, Al-Attas OS, Al-Dagheri N. Serum total, fractionated cholesterol concentration and prevalence of overweight and obesity in Saudi Arabia. Int J Obes 1996; 20: 457-552.
Al-Attas OS, Al-Nuaim A . Al-Herbish A . The pattern of growth and obesity in Saudi Arabian male school children. Int J Obese 1996; 20:1000-5.

Al-Nuaim A, Al-Rubeaan K, Al-Mazrou Y, Al-Attas OS, Al-Daghri NM. Khoja T. High prevalence of overweight and obesity in Saudi Arabia, Int J Obes 1996; 20;457-552.

Al Senaidy A, Al Attas OS, Al Dagheri NM. Plasma and tocpherol levels during pregnancy in women with GDM and women at high risk of developing GDM. Med Sci Res 1995; 23;171-4.

Al-Attas O.S. Al Dagheri NM, Vigo NT. Vanadate enhances insulin-receptor binding in gestational diabetic placenta. Cell Bioch Funct 1995; 13:9-14.

Al Attas OS. Al Dagheri NM. Placental insulin binding in women at high risk of developing gestational diabetes mellitus: Effect of familial history of diabetes mellitus as risk factor. Diabetes Nutr Metab 1995; 8:74-80.

Al-Okail MS, Al-Attas OS. Histological changes in placental syncytiotrophoblasts of poorly controlled gestational diabetic patients. Endocr J 1994; 41: 355-60.

Bakir S, Al Attas OS, Kordy MMT, Gader AGMA, Muzrachi A, Mohammady I. Effect of ramadan fast on the diurnal change of total calcium, parathyroid hormone and calcitonin. Med J Cairo Univ 1994; 62: 463-8.

Bakir S, Al Attas OS, Kordy MMT, Gader AGMA, Haidera MS. Effect of ramadan fast on corticotrophin and beta-endorphins. Med J Cairo Univ 1994; 62:485-91.

Younes B, Al Mishari A, Al Hakeem A, Al Zamil F, Al Saleh S, Al Attas OS. Iodine level in breast milk of nursing mothers living in Riyadh City. Med Sci Res 1994; 22;675-6.

Al-Khames HA, Kandil HA, El-Tahir KEH, Al-Attas OS, Bayomi SM. Synthesis of certain N-[4-(1H-Tetrazolo-5-y1) methy1] Benzenesulfony1]-N'-Substituted Ureas as potential antidiabetic agents. Scientia Pharmaceutical 1994;62:363-72.

Sulimani RA, Al-Attas OS. Ali ME, El Desouki M, Al Nuaim A, Al Sekait A. Prevalence of endemic goiter among schoolchildren and adolescents in Gizan, Saudi Arabia. Saudi Med J. 20 Sept 94.

Bakir S, Al-Attas OS, Gader AMA. Effect of fasting on diurnal changes of thyroid hormones. Med J Cairo Univ 1993; 16: 43-9.

Al-Hazzaa H, Sulaiman M, Al-Mobaireek KF, Al-Attas OS. Prevalence of coronary artery disease risk factors in Saudi Children. Saudi Heart Assoc 1993; 5:126-33.

Al-Attas OS. Al-Okail MS. features of insulin receptor interaction in placenta from normal, overt and poorly controlled gestational diabetic patients. Mol Cell Biochem 1993; 126: 135-42.

Al-Attas O.S., Sulimani RA.Iodine concentrations in Saudi staple foods. Saudi Med J 1993; 14: 322-4.

Sulimani RA, Al-Attas OS, El-Desouki M. Eissa M, Al Nuaim A, Al Sekait M.Iodide concentrations in Saudi Waters: A cause for concern.Ann Saudi Med 1991; 11: 655-7.

Sulimani RA, Laajam MA, Al-Attas OS. Famuyiwa FO, Bashi S. Mekki MO, Ai Nuaim A. Effect of ramadan fasting on diabetes control in type II diabetic patients. Nutr Research 1991; 11:260-4.

Al-Attas OS, Alokail MS. Features of insulin receptor interaction in placenta from normal, overt and poorly controlled gestational diabetic patients. Mol Cell Biochem 1991; 126: 135-142.

Al-Attas OS. Insulin receptor autoantibodies in newly diagnosed Saudi diabetic patients. Clin Biochem 1990; 14 (41):367-372.

Al-Attas OS. Laajam MA, Han MS, Al-Drees AZ. Endogenous insulin secretion in newly diagnosed diabetic in Saudi Arabia. Diabetes Res Clin Pract 1990; 8:51-60.

Al-Attas OS. Laajam MA, Khan MS, Al-Drees AZ, Bottzzo GF. Frequency of islet cell antibodies in adult Saudi newly diagnosed diabetic patients. Ann Saudi Med 1990; 10: 369-73.

Al-Attas OS. Laajam MA, Khan MS, Al-Drees AZ, Bottazzo GF. Relationship of beta cell function and islet cell antibodies in newly diagnosed adult Saudi diabetic patients. Saudi Med J 1990; 12:102-6.

Al Attas OS. Laajam MA, Khan MS, Al-Drees AZ. Obesity and major metabolic indices in newly diagnosed Saudi diabetic patients. Trop Geogr Med 1990; 42: 140-5.

Laajam MA, Al Attas O.S, Jim, LK, El Bolbol S, Bashi SA, Al-Khayal LA, Sulimani RA. Guar gum in non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus: A double blind crossover placebo controlled trial in Saudi Arabian patients. Ann Saudi Med 1990; 10: 525-30.

Abu-Salah KM, Al Attas O.S., Al-Duhaiman AS, Gorban AM, Al-Jaafari AA. Towards an application oriented biochemistry curriculum. Biochem Educ 1990; 14: 28-31.

Al-Attas OS. Comparative studies on the major feature of insulin receptors in mammalian and non-mammalian liver membranes. Comp Biochem Physical 1989; 93,1;125-133.