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Syed Ahmad

Syed Ahmad
Syed Ahmad, Research Scientist, Instructor
  • MS, North Carolina Central University, 2009
  • Contact: ahmad@nccu.edu or 919-530-6753

Research Interests

Drug Discovery


  • A homogenous cell-based assay for measurement of endogenous paraoxonase 1 activity / S.  Ahmad et al. Journal of Analytical Biochemistry 400 (2010) 1–9
  • Estradiol enhances cell-associated paraoxonase 1 (PON1) activity in vitro without altering PON1 expression. Authors: Syed Ahmad, John Scott Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 397 (2010) 441–446
  • A High Throughput Assay for Discovery of Bacterial Glucuronidase inhibitors.  Ahmad et al. Journal of Current Chemical Genomics, 2011, 5 13-20
  • Potential Repurposing of Known Drugs as Potent Bacterial β-Glucuronidase Inhibitors. Ahmad et al. Journal of Biomolecular Screening, 2012, 17(7) 957-965
  • Development and Validation of a High-Throughput Intrinsic ATPase Activity Assay for the Discovery of MEKK2 Inhibitors. Ahmad S, Hughes MA, Johnson GL, Scott JE. Journal of Biomolecular Screening, 2013,18(4) 388-399
  • Old drug new use - Amoxapine and its metabolites as potent bacterial β-glucuronidase inhibitors for alleviating cancer drug toxicity. Wong et al. Journal of Clinical Cancer Research, 2014
  • Identification of ponatinib and other known kinase inhibitors with potent MEKK2 inhibitory activity. S. Ahmad et al. / Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 463 (2015) 888-893

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