Food Science and Human Nutrition


Research / Review Papers


  • Bakhtawar N., Iqbal, S., Wahid, N., Jamshaid, H., Nadeem, M., Nawaz, M. Evaluation of antioxidant and antimicrobial potential of rutin in combination with butylated hydroxytoluene in cheddar cheese. Journal of Food Processing and Preservation. 2020
  • Farah J., Z. Ali, S. Iqbal, N. Ahmed, Z. Farooq, F. Masood, M. Nawaz. Production of synbiotic product containing galacto-oligosaccharides and Saccharomyces boulardii and evaluation of its in-vitro bifidogenic effect. Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology and Food Sciences. 2020
  • Naveed A., M. Nasir, N. Naeem, M. D. Ahmad, F. Saeed, F. M. Anjum, S. Iqbal, M. Imran, T. Tufail, F. H. Shah, M. Atif. Assessment of aflatoxin in milk and feed samples and impact of seasonal variations in the Punjab, Pakistan. Food Sci Nutr. 2020; 00:1–11 DOI: 10.1002/fsn3.1557
  • Abdul Momin R. A, W Ahmed, S. Iqbal, Muhammad H. M. and Riffat A. A. Iron and prebiotic fortified flour improves the immune function of iron deficient women of childbearing age. Pak. J. Pharm. Sci., 2020, 33(1); 253-261 DOI: 10.36721/PJPS.2020.33.1.SUP.253-261.1
  • Rabia O., S. Iqbal, B. S. Mushtaq, M. B. Hussain, M. N. Owaid, F. Saeed, M. Waheed, M. A. Shariati, M. U. Khan, T. Ahmad. Evaluating the effect of prebiotics in the rehabilitation of gut microbiota after antibiotic therapy in rats. Gazi Medical Journal 31(1):10-14 doi:10.12996/gmj.2020.03 (Y Category)
  • Olaimat A.N., Aolymat, I., Shahbaz, HM., Holley, R.A. (2020). Knowledge and information sources about COVID-19 among university students in Jordan: A cross-sectional study. Frontiers in Public Health: Infectious Diseases – Surveillance, Prevention and Treatment,
  • Choi, S.W., Shahbaz, H.M., Kim, J.U., Kim, D.H.,
    Yoon, S., Jeong, S.H., Park, J., Lee, D.U. (2020).  Photolysis and TiO2 photocatalytic treatment under UVC/VUV irradiation for simultaneous degradation of pesticides and microorganisms. Applied Sciences - Food Science and Technology, Accepted
  • Nawaz, A., Li, E., Irshad, S., Xiong, Z., Xiong, H., Shahbaz, H.M., Siddique, F. (2020). Valorization of fisheries by-products: Challenges and technical concerns to food industry. Trends in Food Science and Technology, 99, 34-43.
  • Nawaz, A., Li, E., Irshad, S., Hammad, H.M.M., Liu, J., Shahbaz, H.M., Ahmed, W., Regenstein, J.M. (2020). Improved effect of autoclave processing on size reduction, chemical structure, nutritional, mechanical and in vitro digestibility properties of fish bone powder. Advanced Powder Technology, 31, 2513-2420.
  • Ameer, K., Jo, Y., Amir, R.M., Shahbaz, H.M., Kwon, J.H. (2020). Screening and identification of electron-beam irradiated dried spice-mixture products by electronic sensing and standard analytical methods through dose estimation. LWT – Food Science and Technology, 125, 108957.
  • Lee, H., Shahbaz, H.M., Ha, N., Kim, J.U., Lee, S.J., Park, J. (2020). Development of ginseng powder using high hydrostatic pressure treatment combined with UV-TiO2 photocatalysis. Journal of Ginseng Research, 44, 154-160.
  • Bruckner M, Khan Z, Binder C, et al. Extremely Preterm Infants Have a Higher Fat Mass Percentage in Comparison to Very Preterm Infants at Term-Equivalent Age. Front Pediatr. 2020;8:61. Published 2020 Mar 10. doi:10.3389/fped.2020.00061.
  • Aslam, MN, M. Sohaib, A.U. Khan, S. Ali, A. Amjad and S. Ahmed. 2020. Lipids Oxidative Stability and Microbial Shelf Life Quality of Licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra L.) Extract Supplemented Chicken Patties. Brazilian Journal of Poultry Science. (Accepted) Impact Factor 0.759).
  • Ali, S., S. Nazir, M. Hayat, K. Nauman, J. Nasir, M. Sohaib and M. Ammar. 2020. Synergistic Effect of Different Concentrations of Sodium Chloride and Sodium Tripolyphosphate on Physicochemical Properties and Sensory Attributes of Marinated Broiler Breast Fillets. The Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences. 30 (5): Impact Factor 0.529).


  • Hafsa T., U. Bacha, S. Iqbal, A. Tanweer. Development of prebiotic galactooligosaccharide enriched buttermilk and evaluation of its storage stability. Progress in Nutrition, 2019, 21(4); 935-942 DOI: 10.23751/pn.v21i4.7579 (IF: 0.323)
  • Naveed A., M. Nasir, Naureen N., Mansur-ud-Din A., S. Iqbal, A. Rashid, M. Imran, T. A. Gondal, M. Atif, B. Salehi, J. Sharifi-Rad, M. Martorell, and W. C. Cho. Occurrence and Seasonal Variations of Aflatoxin M1 in Milk from Punjab, Pakistan. Toxins 2019, 11, 574; doi:10.3390/toxins11100574 (IF: 3.895)
  • Abdul M. R. A., W. Ahmed, S. Iqbal, M. H. Mushtaq and R. A. Anis. Synergistic effect of galacto oligosaccharides and iron fortificants on serum iron, ferritin, transferrin and total iron binding capacity levels in anemic rats. Pakistan Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2019; 32 (2) 1213-1221 (IF: 0.596)
  • Wishah B., S. K. Tahir, A. Siddiqua, M. S. Yousaf, S. Ahmad, M. Naseem, M. Shah, S. Iqbal, H. Rehman. Effects of supplementation of zinc sulphate and lactobacillus-based probiotic on redox status and liver health in broilers. Mitteilungen Klosterneuburg. 2019; 69 (9) (IF: 0.106)
  • Nasreen A., M. Nasir, S. Iqbal, T. Ahmad, R. Majeed. Effect of camel milk lactoferrin against carbon tetrachloride induced hepatic toxicity in Sprague Dawley rats. Advancements in Life Sciences. 2019; 6(4) 165-175.
  • Faiza I., A. Chughtai, S. Iqbal, S. K. Tahir. Impact of school-based nutrition education intervention on consumption of fruits and vegetables among middle school children (age7-10 years). Life Sci J Pak 2019; 1(01):10-18
  • Fakeeha M., A. Chughtai, S. Iqbal, S. K. Tahir. Impact of nutrition education interventions on milk consumption among students (age 20-22 years). Life Sci J Pak 2019; 1(01):33-39
  • M. I. Hussain, W. Ahmed, M. Nasir, M. H. Mushtaq, A. A. Sheikh, A. Y. Shaheen, S. Ali and S. Iqbal (2019) Immune modulatory and anti-oxidative effect of selenium against pulmonary tuberculosis. Pakistan Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. 2019; 32(2) 779-784 (IF: 0.596)
  • M. A. Khan, T. Shahzadi, S. A. Malik, M. Shahid, M. Ismail, M. Zubair and S. Iqbal (2019) Pharmacognostic evaluation of turmeric (Curcuma longa) extracts in diabetic wound healing. The Journal of Animal & Plant Sciences, 29(1): 2019, Page: 68-74 (IF: 0.529)
  • Park, I., Kim, J.U., Shahbaz, H.M., Jung, D., Jo, M., Lee, K.S., Lee, H, Park, J. (2019). High hydrostatic pressure treatment for manufacturing of garlic powder with improved microbial safety and antioxidant activity. International Journal of Food Science and Technology, 54, 325−334.
  • Faiza I., A. Chughtai, S. Iqbal, S. K. Tahir. Impact of school-based nutrition education intervention on consumption of fruits and vegetables among middle school children (age7-10 years). Life Sci J Pak 2019; 1(01):10-18
  • Fakeeha M., A. Chughtai, S. Iqbal, S. K. Tahir. Impact of nutrition education interventions on milk consumption among students (age 20-22 years). Life Sci J Pak 2019; 1(01):33-39


  • Saima N., N. Zahra, S. Iqbal, M. Nasir, K. Ashraf and S. Ali (2018) Evaluation of chemo-preventive effect of lactoferrin on liver cancer induced in rats by diethylnitrosamine. Transylvanian Review. Vol 26, No. 33: 8589-8595
  • Azmat U., M. Sohaib, F. Saeed and S. Iqbal (2018) Prevalence of anemia and associated risk factors among pregnant women in Lahore, Pakistan, Women & Health, DOI: 10.1080/03630242.2018.1544966 (IF: 1.162)
  • Mamoona M., Z. Farooq, S. Iqbal, H. Mukhtar and M. Nawaz. 2018. Quantification of aflatoxins in maize samples collected from various parts of the Punjab, Pakistan. The Journal of Animal & Plant Sciences, 28(6): 2018: 1656-1661 (IF: 0.529)
  • Aanisa A., M. Nawaz, M. Rabbani, S. Iqbal, A. Mustafa, M. R. Yousuf, K. Muhammad. 2018. Screening, Characterization and Physicochemical optimization of phosphorus solubilization activity of potential probiotic Lactobacillus spp. Pakistan Veterinary Journal. DOI:10.29261/pakvetj/2018.061 (IF: 1.360)
  • Farhan A., S. Iqbal, M. Nasir, A.A. Anjum. 2018. White sesame seed oil mitigates blood glucose level, reduce oxidative stress and improves biomarkers of hepatic and renal functions in subjects with type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. Journal of the American College of Nutrition. (Accepted) (IF: 2.08)
  • Muhammad I.K., M.A. Shoukat, U. Bilal, S. Iqbal. 2018. Nanotechniques used in food Industries: A mini review. Journal of Food Biotechnology Research. Vol. 2 No. 1:6
  • Umar B., M. Nasir, S. Iqbal, A. A. Anjum. 2018. Influence of yeast β-glucan on cookies sensory characteristics and bioactivities. Journal of Chemistry. DOI:10.1155/2018/1295184 (IF: 1.727)
  • Awais R., S. Iqbal, A. Ullah, M. I. Khan, M. Imran. 2018. Enzymatic conversion of milk lactose to prebiotic galacto-oligosaccharides to produce low lactose yogurt. Journal of Food Processing and Preservation. DOI: 10.1111/jfpp.13586 (IF: 1.288)
  • Farhan A., S. Iqbal, M. Nasir, A. A. Anjum, P. Swan, K. Sweazea. 2018. Effect of fat replacement with white sesame seed oil on physical, chemical and nutritional properties of cookies. Italian Journal of Food Science. DOI: (IF: 0.736)
  • Shahbaz, H.M., Jeong, B., Kim, J.U., Ha, N., Lee, H., Ha, S.D., Park, J. (2018). Application of high pressure processing for prevention of greenish-gray yolks and improving the microbiological safety and shelf life of hard-cooked peeled eggs. Innovative Food Science and Emerging Technologies, 45, 10-17.
  • Shahbaz, H.M., Kim, S., Kim, J.U., Park, D., Lee, M., Lee D.U., Park, J. (2018). Inactivation of Salmonella Typhimurium in fresh cherry tomatoes using combined treatment of UV-TiO2 photocatalysis and high hydrostatic pressure. Food Science and Biotechnology, 27, 1531-1539.
  • Lee, M., Shahbaz, H.M., Kim, J.U., Lee, H., Lee D.U., Park, J. (2018). Efficacy of UV-TiO2 photocatalysis technology for inactivation of Escherichia coli K12 on the surface of blueberries and a model agar matrix and the influence of surface characteristics. Food Microbiology, 76, 526-532.
  • Rubab, M., Shahbaz, H.M., Olaimat, A.N., Oh, D.H. (2018). Biosensors for rapid and sensitive detection of Staphylococcus aureus in food. Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 105, 49-57.
  • Lee, H., Ha M.J., Shahbaz, H.M., Kim, J.U., Jang, H., Park, J. (2018). High hydrostatic pressure treatment for manufacturing of red bean powder: A comparison with the thermal treatment. Journal of Food Engineering, 238, 141-147.
  • Kim, G.R., Shahbaz, H.M., Kyung, H.K, Kwon, J.H. (2018). Assessment of microbiological contamination in saengshik products from the Korean market and identification of the irradiation status. Food Science and Biotechnology, 27, 607-615.
  • Olaimat, A.N., Al-Holy, M.A., Ghoush, M.H.A., Al-Nabulsi, A.A., Qatatsheh, A.A., Shahbaz, H.M., Osaili, T.M., Holley. R.A. (2018). The use of malic and acetic acids in washing solution to control Salmonella spp. on chicken breast. Journal of Food Science, 83, 2197-2203.
  • Olaimat, A.N., Al-Holy, M., Shahbaz, H.M., Al-Nabulsi, A.A., Ghoush, M.H.A., Osaili, T.M., Ayyash, M., Holley, R.A. (2018). Emergence of antibiotic resistance in Listeria monocytogenes isolated from food products: A comprehensive review. Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety, 17, 1277-1292.
  • Khan Z, Sitter C, Dunitz-Scheer M, Posch K, Avian A, Bresesti I and Urlesberger B. Full oral feeding is possible before discharge even in extremely preterm infants. Acta Paediatr.2018 Jun 28. doi: 10.1111/apa.14478.
  • Pahsini K, Marinschek S, Khan Z, Urlesberger B, Scheer PJ and Dunitz-Scheer M. Tube dependency as a result of Prematurity. JNPM. 2018. DOI 10.3233/NPM-1799
  • Khan Z, Morris N, Unterrainer H, Haiden N, Holasek S and Urlesberger B. Effect of standardized feeding protocol on nutrient supply and postnatal growth pattern of preterm infants (Prospective study). JNPM. 2018;11(1):11-19


  • Tahir R. Q., S. Iqbal, F. Syed, M. Nasir, H. Rehman, M. A. Iqbal and R. H. Liu. Impact of novel prebiotic galacto-oligosaccharides on various biomarkers of colorectal cancer in Wister rats. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 18(9)2017; 1785. DOI:10.3390/ijms18091785
  • Umar B., M. Nasir, S. Iqbal and Aftab A.A. Nutraceutical, anti-inflammatory and immune modulatory effects of ß-glucan isolated from yeast. BioMed Research International. 2017. (IF: 2.197)
  • Farhan A., S. Iqbal, Muhammad N., Aftab A. A., Pamela S., and Karen S. Evaluation of White Sesame Seed Oil on Glucose Control and Biomarkers of Hepatic, Cardiac, and Renal Functions in Male Sprague-Dawley Rats with Chemically Induced Diabetes. Journal of Medicinal Food. 2017. 20(5) 2017;448-457


  • Kaleemullah M., S. Iqbal, Tahir R. Q., Pakeeza R., Azmat U., Mansur-ud-Din A. Production of impure prebiotic galacto-oligosaccharides and their effect on calcium, magnesium, iron and zinc absorption in Sprague-Dawley rats. PharmaNutrition, 2016, 4(4); 154–160
  • Ghulam M., S. Iqbal, Frasat R., Muhammad Y. Z. and Muhammad N. Preparation and evaluation of glycemic response of inulin fortified ice cream in healthy individuals. Pakistan Journal of Food Science, 26(1), 2016: 29-37
  • Arooj H., Naureen N., Zubair F., Saima M., S. Iqbal, Rahat N. Effect of prebiotic galacto-oligosaccharides on serum lipid profile of hypercholesterolemics. Probiotics & Antimicrobial Proteins. 2016, 8:19–30 (IF: 2.962)
  • Hassan, J.U., S. Iqbal, N. Naeem, Frasat and M. Nasir. Development, efficacy and comperative analysis of novel chickpea based ready-to-use therapeutic food. The Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences, 2016, 26(6); 1843-1849 (IF: 0.529)
  • Tahir R. Q., F. Syed., M. Nasir, Habib R., Muhammad N. Z., Rui H. L. S. Iqbal. Novel Combination of Prebiotics Galacto-Oligosaccharides and Inulin-Inhibited Aberrant Crypt Foci Formation and Biomarkers of Colon Cancer in Wistar Rats. Nutrients 2016, 8, 465; doi:10.3390/nu8080465 (IF: 4.171)
  • Khan Z, Marinschek S, Pahsini K, Scheer P, Morris N, Urlesberger B and Dunitz-Scheer M. Nutrition/Growth status in a large cohort of medically fragile children receiving long-term enteral nutrition support. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2016;62(1):157-60. vii.
  • Pahsini K, Marinschek S, Khan Z, Dunitz-Scheer M, Scheer PJ. Unintended side-effects of enteral nutrition support: the parental prospective: A Quantitative Analysis. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2016; 62(1):169-73


  • Ahmad T., M. Faial, S. Iqbal, M. Khalil, and M. H. Qazi. Factors affecting detoxification of hexavalent chromium in trivalent in industrial effluents by indigenous bacteria. Journal of Environment and Earth Science. 2015, 5(15); 111-118.
  • Nida R., S. Iqbal and M. D. Ahmad. Obesity in children and digital media. Scholar’s Advances in Animal and Veterinary Research. 2015. 2(3);197-204.
  • Asghar S., M. Arif, M. Nawaz, K. Muhammad, M.A. Ali, M.D. Ahmad, S. Iqbal, A.A. Anjum, M. Khan and J. Nazir. Selection, characterization and evaluation of potential probiotic Lactobacillus spp. isolated from poultry droppings. Beneficial Microbes. 2015, 7(1); 35-44. (IF: 2.939)


  • Akhter N, S. Iqbal, Muhammad Nasir, A Ashraf, U Bacha, MA Khan. 2014. Iron fortified pasteurized milk: Physico-chemical attributes and efficacy against iron deficiency in Sprague Dawley rats. J. Anim. & Plant Sci. 24(4): 1062-68.
  • Hayat Z, Muhammad Nasir, H Rasul. 2014. Egg quality and organoleptic evaluation of nutrient enriched designer eggs. Pak. J. Agri. Sci., 51(3): 1-5
  • Butt, M.S., A. Naz, Muhammad Nasir, M. Imran. 2014. Antioxidant Activity and Stability of Polyphenols Extracted from Various Agro-Industrial By-Products. J Anim & Plant Sci. (In Press).
  • Khan, N., M. Ashraf, M.S. Mughal, N.A. Qureshi, M.N. Khan, F. Rasool, M.H. Rehman, Muhammad Nasir, W. Ali, K.J. Iqbal. 2014. Survival and growth potential of genetically male Tilapia (GMT) Fry in flow through system under different dietary protein. Pakistan Journal of Zoology 46(2) 377-382.
  • Farooq, Z.,Rehman, S. and Khan M. I. 2014. Effect of association of dough characteristics with storage proteins of wheat and gram flours on texture of the leavened flat bread (naan). The Journal of Animal & Plant Sciences, 24(2): 2014, Page: 606-613, ISSN: 1018-7081.
  • Farooq, Z.,Huma, N. and Rehman, S. 2012. Selection of wheat variety for the development of composite flour naan with enhanced quality and storability. Food Science and Technology Research, Vol. 18 No. 6, p: 805-811.


  • Bacha U, Muhammad Nasir, Mushtaq MH, Shahzad T, Ali MA, Muhammad J, Akbar N 2013. Role of paleolithic diet in prevention of diabetes and related chronic diseases consequences. Adv. Pharm. Ethnomedicines. 1 (1): 1-3.
  • Bacha U, Muhammad Nasir, MA Ali, J Muhammad, AA Sheikh. 2013. Nucleotides supplementation improves various function of the body. Rev. J Ani Health Prod. 1(1): 1-5.
  • Bacha U, Muhammad Nasir, N Akbar, YA Ditta, MA Ali, M Javed, A Wajid, MA Iqbal, A Amjad, I Kakar, N Ullah, AA Bajwa & H Ijaz. 2013. Procedure Development for Identification of Histamine from Chicken Meat: NATURE: Protocol Exchange                                                                        (
  • Bacha U, Muhammad Nasir, A Khalique, AA Anjum. 2013. Sensory And Physical Attributes Of Sugar Snaps Cookies As A Source Of Protein. Carpathian Journal of Food Science & Technology, 5 (1-2):45-51.
  • Bacha U, Muhammad Nasir, MA Ali, N Akbar, AA Anjum, J Muhammad, T Hussain, A Wajid, T Shahzad, A Rashid. 2013 L-carnitine of red meat consumption contributes less in heart diseases progression as compared to low expressed PPARα leading to activation of mTOR1C. International Journal of Advanced Research, 1(7):169-174.
  • Khan Z, Nawaz M, Khan A and Bacha U. Hemoglobin, Red Blood Cell Count, Hematocrit and Derived Parameters for Diagnosing Anemia in Elderly Males. Proceedings of the Pakistan Academy of Sciences. 2013; 50 (3): 217–226.


  • Muhammad Nasir, AA Bajwa, N Aziz, Saima and M Rabbani. 2012. Development of prebiotic based functional beverage and assessment of its post-prandial glycemic response in healthy human subjects. Proceedings of “The 10th International Conference, on Bioactive Compounds and Functional Foods in Health and Disease” published by Functional Food Center at the University of California, Santa Barbra, USA.
  • Muhammad Nasir. 2012.Need for high quality training program in food safety in developing countries: Pakistan Scenario. Proceedings of “The Ninth Annual Scientific Conference on Food safety in Bangladesh: Issues and Challenges” published by Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Khulshi, Chittagong, Bangladesh
  • Farooq, Z. andIsmail, A. A. 2012. QA/QC of sugars using the Agilent Cary630 ATR-FTIR analyzer. Application Note Agilent Technologies Agilent Technologies, Inc. 2012; Published November 28, 2012; Publication number: 5991-0786EN
  •  Farooq, Z.,Rehman, S. and Abid, M. 2012. Application of response surface methodology tooptimize composite flour for the production andenhanced storability of leavened flat bread (naan). Journal of Food Processing and Preservation; ISSN 1745-4549.Received for Publication December 13, 2011; Accepted for Publication March 22, 2012; doi:10.1111/j.1745-4549.2012.00732.x


  • Muhammad Nasir, R. Muzaffar, and M.A. Iqbal. 2011. Artificial sweetners: Are they really safe for human consumption. Conference Proceedings of “1st International Conference on Safe Food & Human Health” published by The Department of Food Science, Government College University, Faisalabad, Pakistan: 40.
  • Akbar, N., Muhammad Nasir, U. Bacha. 2011. Consumer’s awareness regarding food safety systems, product handling and its impact on human health. Conference Proceedings of “1st International Conference on Safe Food & Human Health” published by The Department of Food Science, Government College University, Faisalabad, Pakistan: 25.
  • Muhammad Nasir, H.U. Rehman, N. Aziz, and M.A. Jabbar. 2011. Bifidogenicity of galacto-oligosaccharides in diarrhea management of acute malnourished infants and young children. Conference Proceedings of “70th Anniversary: Body weight regulation-food, gut and brain signaling” published by The Nutrition Society, London, UK: 20.
  • Muhammad Nasir, W. Tahir, Saima, R. Muzaffar and N. Aziz. 2011. Development of galacto-oligosaccharide fortified cookies for gut health management of normal 2-5 years old children. Conference Proceedings of “70th Anniversary: Body weight regulation-food, gut and brain signaling” published by The Nutrition Society, London, UK: 24.
  • Muhammad Nasir, M.S. Butt, R. Muzaffar, M.A. Khan, M.A. Jabbar and T.N. Pasha. 2011. Characterization of defatted maize germ as a source of dietary fiber and protein to develop functional bakery products. Conference Proceedings of “8th International Conference on Functional Foods for Chronic Diseases: Science and Practice”, Food Science Publisher: 256-57
  • Muhammad Nasir, M.A. Iqbal, H. Ijaz. T.N. Pasha, A. Ali, S. Ali and R. Muzaffar. 2011. Camel milk: A potential functional / nutraceutical food with special reference to anti-diabetic and hepatoprotective behavior. Proceedings of International Conference on “Technological and Scientific Aspects of Dairy Products with Special Reference to French Cheeses, NIFSAT: 25.
  • Bacha. U., Muhammad Nasir, A. Khalique, A.A. Anjum and M.A. Jabbar. 2011. Comparative assessment of various agro-industrial wastes for saccharomyces cerevisiae biomass production and its quality evaluation as single cell protein. The Journal of Animal & Plant Sciences. 21(4): 844-849
  • Alam S., N. Khan, Muhammad Nasir, A. Javed, T.A. Khan, R. Tayyab and N. Zikria. 2011. Chemical and sensory quality changes of wild and farmed fish flesh (labeo rohita) at frozen storage. The Journal of Animal & Plant Sciences. (In Press)
  • 2010
  • Akhtar S., S. Naz, M.T. Sultan, S. Mahmood, Muhammad Nasir and A. Ahmad. 2010. Physico-chemical attributes and heavy metal content of mangoes (Mangifera Indica L.) cultivated in different regions of Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Botany 42(4): 2691-2702 
  • Muhammad Nasir, M. Siddiq, R. Ravi, J.B. Harte, K.D. Dolan and M.S. Butt. 2010. Physical quality characteristics and sensory evaluation of cookies made with added defatted maize germ flour. Journal of Food Quality 33(1): 72-84
  • Muhammad Nasir, H. Jabeen, M. Abdullah, M.A. Jabbar, M.A. Ali. 2010. Nutritional and organoleptic quality of Cheddar cheese prepared from goat and buffalo milk blends J. Dairy Sci. Vol. 93, E-Suppl. 1: 747-748
  • Ali, M.A., M. Adullah, Muhammad Nasir, I. Hussain. 2010. Effect of Indian vetch protein isolate on the quality of infant formula. Proceedings of 2010 IFT Annual Meeting No. 145-03, 142p.
  • Muhammad Nasir, M.S. Butt, M. Siddiq, K.D. Dolan, J.B. Harte. 2010. Evaluation of cakes prepared from composite blends of wheat and defatted maize germ flour.  Proceedings of 2010 IFT Annual Meeting No. 152-17, 155p.
  • Muhammad Nasir, M.S. Butt, M. Siddiq, T.N. Pasha, I. Ahmad. 2010.Determination of nutritional potential of germs from various maize hybrids. Cereal Foods World Supplement 55(4): A62
  • Khan, S.H., M.S. Butt, F.M. Anjum, M.K. Sharif, Muhammad Nasir and T. Sultan. 2010. Complementary foods: A tool to combat protein energy-malnutrition. Proceedings of International Conference on Recent Advances in Human Nutrition with Special Reference to Vulnerable Groups 1:42.


  • Siddiq, M., Muhammad Nasir, R. Ravi, K.D. Dolan and M.S. Butt. 2009. Effect of defatted maize germ addition on the functional and textural properties of wheat flour. International Journal of Food Properties 12(4): 860-870                 
  • Siddiq, M., Muhammad Nasir, R. Ravi, M.S. Butt, K.D. Dolan and J.B. Harte. 2009.  Effect of defatted maize germ flour addition on the physical and sensory quality of wheat bread.  LWT-Food Science and Technology 42(2): 464-470.
  • Akhtar, S., S. Mahmood, S. Naz, Muhammad Nasir and M.T. Sultan. 2009. Sensory evaluation of mangoes (Mangifera indica L.) grown in different regions of Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Botany 41(6): 2821-2829.    
  • Sultan, M.T., M.S. Butt, F.M. Anjum, A. Jamil, S. Akhtar, Muhammad Nasir. 2009. Nutritional profile of indigenous cultivar of Black cumin seeds and antioxidant potential of its fix and essential oil. Pakistan Journal of Botany 41(3): 1321-1330.
  • Shakeel, M., M. Abdullah, Muhammad Nasir, N. Akhtar. 2009.Nutritional improvement and value-addition of buffalo milk kurut with soya protein isolate. Pakistan Journal of zoology 9(Suppl. Ser.): 379-384.
  • Muhammad Nasir, M.S. Butt, F.M. Anjum, A. Jamil, I. Ahmad. 2009. Preparation and evaluation of maize germ oil fortified cakes. International Journal of Agriculture and Biology 11(3): 311-315.


  • Muhammad Nasir, M.S. Butt, F.M. Anjum, S.H. Khan, M. Siddiq. 2008. Effect of defatted maize germ flour on serum biochemical profile in Sprague Dawley rats. Cereal Foods World Supplement 53 (4):A36.