Department of Physiology


Research / Review Papers


  1. I. Khan, H. Zaneb, S. Masood, S. Ashraf, H. F. Rehman, H. Rehman, S. Ahmad, R. Taj, Salahuddin and U. Sadeeq (2022). Supplemental selenium nanoparticles-loaded to chitosan improves meat quality, pectoral muscle histology, tibia bone morphometry and tissue mineral retention in broilers. Pak Vet. J. DOI: 10.29261/pakvetj/2022.007. (IF=1.175).
  2. S. Yasmin, M. S. Yousaf, K. A. Majeed, M. A. Rashid , M. Numan, R. Mustafa, S. K. Tahir, H. Zaneb and H. Rehman (2022). Effects of dietary supplementation of Catharanthus roseus on growth performance and intestinal microarchitecture in broilers chickens. J. Anim. Plant Sci. 32 (2): 336-344 (IF=0.452).
  3. M. Raza, M. S. Yousaf, J. Ahmad, M. A. Rashid, K. A. Majeed, S. K. Tahir, S. Ashraf, M. Numan, A. Khalid and H. Rehman (2022): Prebiotics supplementation modulates pre-weaning stress in male cattle calves by improving growth performance, health scores and serum biomarkers. Czech J. Anim. Sci. 67: (3): 102–113 (IF=1.267)
  4. Ali, M.M., Sahar, T., Firyal, S., Ijaz, M., Majeed, K.A., Awan, F., Adil, M., Akbar, H., Rashid, M.I. and Ciğerci, İ.H., 2022. Assessment of Cytotoxic, Genotoxic, and Oxidative Stress of Dibutyl Phthalate on Cultured Bovine Peripheral Lymphocytes. Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity, 2022.
  5. Munawar, A., Zaman, F., Ishaq, M.W., Hassan, K.A., Masood, S., Ali, Z., Majeed, K.A., Akrem, A., Ali, S.A. and Betzel, C., 2022. Comparative Study to Characterise the Pharmaceutical Potential of Synthesised Snake Venom Bradykinin-Potentiating Peptides in vivo. Current Medicinal Chemistry.
  6. Ullah, S., Ditta, Y.A., King, A.J., Pasha, T.N., Mahmud, A. and Majeed, K.A., 2022. Varying isoleucine level to determine effects on performance, egg quality, serum biochemistry, and ileal protein digestibility in diets of young laying hens. Plos one, 17(1), p.e0261159
  7. Liaqat, U., Ditta, Y., Naveed, S., King, A., Pasha, T., Ullah, S. and Majeed, K.A., 2022. Effects of L-valine in layer diets containing 0.72% isoleucine. Plos one, 17(4), p.e0258250


  1. A. Haider, I. A. Khwaja., A. H. Khan, M. S. Yousaf, H. Zaneb, A. B. Qureshi and H. Rehman (2021). Efficacy of whole-blood Del Nido cardioplegia compared with diluted Del Nido cardioplegia in coronary artery bypass grafting: A retrospective monocentric analysis of Pakistan. Medicina 57(9): 918 (IF=2.430).
  2. S. Din, S. Masood, H. Zaneb, H. Rehman, I. Khan, A. Sikandar, K. Ullah, L. Zubair, A. Masood and A. Khan (2021). Morphological characteristics of the pelvis of adult chinkara Gazella bennettii (Sykes, 1831) (Mammalia: Bovidae). Acta Zool. Bulg., 73 (2): 215-224 (IF=0.53).
  3. I. KhanH. ZanebS. MasoodS. AshrafH. F. RehmanS. K. TahirH. RehmanA. KhanR. TajS. U. Rahman and M. Shah (2021). Supplementation of selenium nanoparticles-loaded chitosan improves production performance, intestinal morphology, and gut microflora in broiler chickens. J. Poult. Sci. (IF=1.47).
  4. Haider, A., Gull, S., Nabi, H., H. Rehman (2021). Zero balance versus conventional hemofiltration-impact on renal function and blood conservation in adult valvar cardiac surgery. Pak. J. Med. Health Sci. 15(9), 2314-2318.
  1. M. Ali, M. U. Rehman, A. Aslam, H. Rehman, A. Anjum, S. F Waheed, U Usman, S. Masood, A. Ullah and A. Masood (2021). Molecular characterization and pathology of virulent Newcastle disease virus isolated from broiler chickens in district Lahore, Pakistan. Ind. J Anim. Res. DOI: 10.18805/IJAR.BF-1420 (IF=0.441).
  2. M. Ali, Khan, M.U.R., Aslam, A., H. Rehman, Masood, S., Masood, A., Yousaf, M.S., Hussain, I., Usman, S. and Anjum, A. (2021). Comparative molecular characterization and pathogenicity of H9N2 avian influenza virus in commercial poultry flocks in Pakistan. Pak. Vet. J. 41(3).451-455 (IF=1.318).
  1. K. A. Majeed, Yousaf, M. S., Tahir, M. S., Khan, A. R., Khan, S., Saeed, A. A., & H. Rehman (2021). Effects of subacute exposure of dibutyl phthalate on the homeostatic model assessment, thyroid function, and redox status in rats. Bio-Med. Res. Intl. Article ID 5521516, 8 pages (IF=2.583).
  2. S. Yasmin, M.S. Yousaf, K.A. Majeed, M.A. Rashid, S.K. Tahir, M. Numan, R. Mustafa, S.I. Nagra, H. Zaneb and H. Rehman (2021). Dietary Catharanthus roseus modulates intestinal microarchitecture in broilers. South Afr. J. Anim. Sci. 51: 488-496. (IF= 1.01).
  3. M. Ali , M. R. Khan, A. Aslam, H. Rehman , S. Masood , A. Masood , M. S. Yousaf  , I. Hussain , S. Usman and A. Anjum (2021). Comparative molecular characterization and pathogenicity of H9N2 avian influenza virus in commercial poultry flocks in Pakistan. Pak Vet J.  DOI: 10.29261/pakvetj/2021.047. (IF=1.175).
  4. I. Rabbani, H. Rehman, H. Martin, K. A. Majeed, M. S. Yousaf and Z. U Rehman (2021). Carbonic anhydrase influences asymmetric sodium and acetate transport across omasum of sheep. Anim. Bio-Sci. 34:880-885. (IF=1.243).
  5. H. Sattar, S. Firya, A. R. Awa, H. Rehman, M. Tayyab, M. S. Hasni, M. M. Al, S. Saeed, T. Mehmood, A. I. Aqib, M. H. Khan and M. Wasim (2021). Genetic association of polymorphism and relative mRNA expression of tumor necrosis factor-alpha gene in mastitis in Sahiwal cow. Int J Agri Biol. 25:701‒708. (IF= 0.54).
  6. M.K. Shahzad, K.A. Majeed, M.S. Yousaf, S.M.H. Andrabi, I. Rabbani, M.A. Rashid, S.K. Tahir, D. H. Mughal, H. Zaneb, S. Abbas and H. Rehman. 2021. Study on role of kisspeptin in reproductive development and inter-relationship with endocrine markers for nili-ravi buffalo (bubalus bubalis) bulls. J Anim Plant Sci, 32 (02).
  7. Shahzad, M.K., Rabbani, I., Andrabi, S.M.H., Zaneb, H., Yousaf, M.S., Majeed, K.A., Tahir, S.K., Ahmad, S. and Rehman, H., (2021) Season influence on serum kisspeptin level and its association with hormonal levels and semen kinematics of buffalo bulls (Bubalus bubalis). Veterinary Research Forum Vol. 12, No. 3, pp. 283-289.
  8. U. Rauf, I. Rashid, H. Akbar, K. Majeed, I. Raheem, J. Nawaz, A. Durrani. (2021). Optimization of Conditions for Cultivation of Babesia bigemina-infected RBCs. Indian Journal of Animal Research. DOI: 10.18805/IJAR.B-1276.
  9. Riaz, R., Muhammad, K., Rabbani, M., Iqbal, M.A., Khan, A.R., Sarfaraz, S., Naseer, M. and Majeed, K., 2021. Immunomodulatory Effect of New Castle Disease Virus on Inactivated Mycoplasma gallisepticum Vaccine Response in Broilers. Pakistan Journal of Zoology, 53(2), p.793


  1. Muhammad Khurram Shahzad, Imtiaz Rabbani, Syed Murtaza Hassan Andrabi, Hafsa Zaneb, Muhammad Shahbaz Yousaf, Khalid Abdul Majeed, Sajid Khan Tahir, Sohrab Ahmad, Habib Rehman. 2020. Seasonal influence on serum kisspeptin level and its association with hormonal levels and semen kinematics of Buffalo bulls (Bubalus bubalis). Veterinary Research Forum. (Accepted).
  2. Rabbani, I., Rehman, H., Martens, H., Majeed, K.A., Yousaf, M.S. and Rehman, Z.U., 2020. Carbonic anhydrase influences asymmetric sodium and acetate transport across omasum of sheep. Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences. (DOI:
  3. Riaz, R., Muhammad, K., Rabbani, M., Iqbal, M.A., Khan, A.R., Sarfaraz, S., Naseer, M. and Majeed, K., 2020. Immunomodulatory Effect of New Castle Disease Virus on Inactivated Mycoplasma gallisepticum Vaccine Response in Broilers. (
  4. M. Naseem, K. Ouguerram, H. Nazih, I. Rabbani, H. Zaneb, H. U. Rehman, J. Michel and S. K. Tahir. 2020. Synergistic effect of extracts of ginkgo biloba leaf and panax ginseng root on carbohydrate and lipid metabolism gene expression in alloxan induced diabetic rats. J Anim Plant Sci, 30 (06):1380-1388.
  5. S. Abbas, M.A. Rashid, M.S. Yousaf, S. Ashraf, I. Rabbani, H. Zaneb, S.K. Tahir, A.H. Shahzad, & H. Rehman. 2020. Effect of maternal yeast feeding on dam performance and serum health biomarkers of Beetal goat kids. South African Journal of Animal Science. 50 (2): 282-290.
  6. Hira Akram, Safa Akram, Sajid Khan Tahir, Ahmad Ali. 2020. Assessment of nutrition status of school going children of age 8-16: District Lahore- Pakistan. Acta Scientific Nutritional Health. 4 (10): 16-25.
  7. Andleeb, Shaista, Zulfiqar Ahmad, Tariq Mahmood, Shenxu Bao, Abdullah Arif Saeed, and Sunil Kumar Jha. "Evaluating toxicity impacts of environmental exposed chromium on small Indian mongoose (Urva auropunctatus) hematological, biochemical and histopathological functioning." Chemosphere 259 (2020).



  • Seyed M. Ghiasi, T. Dahlby, Caroline H. Andersen, L. Haataja, S. Petersen, Muhmmad omar-hmeadi, M Yang, C. Pihl, Sophie E. Bresson, Muhammad S. Khilji, K. Klindt, O. Cheta, Marcelo J. Perone, B. Tyrberg, C. Prats, S. Barg, A. Tengholm, P. Arvan, T. Mandrup-poulsen and Michal T. Marzec. The Endoplasmic Reticulum Chaperone Glucose-Regulated Protein 94 is Essential for Proinsulin Handling, Diabetes, db180671. [More information]


  • Hafiz F. Rehman, H. Zaneb, S. Masood, Muhammad. S. Yousaf, S. Ashraf, I. Khan, M. Shah, Muhammad S. Khilji and Habib U. Rehman,. Effect of Moringa oleifera leaf powder supplementation on pectoral muscle quality and morphometric characteristics of tibia bone in broiler chickens. Brazilian Journal of Poultry Science, 2018; 20(4): 817-824. [More information]
  • Muhammad S. Khilji, Muhammad S. Yousaf, Abdullah A. Saeed, Habib U. Rehman, H. Zaneb, and Muhammad A. Rashid. Differential effects of hyperthyroidism on declined immunity of broiler chicken. Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition, 2018. 102(2): e948-e956. [More information]
  • Mehmood, Wajeeha, Imtiaz Rabbani, Friederike Stumpff, Muhammad Shahbaz Yousaf, Hafsa Zaneb, Khalid Abdul Majeed, Sajid Khan Tahir, Muhammad Afzal Rashid, and Habib Rehman. "In Vitro Effects of Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles on Electrophysiological Indices and Sodium-Dependent Glucose Transport Across Jejunal Mucosa in Laying Hens." The Journal of Applied Poultry Research (2018). [ More Information ]
  • M.H. Saeed, A. Farid, M. S. Tahir, S. Shahid, K.A. Majeed, M. Saeed, A. Mushtaq and A.R. Khan. (2018). Differential molecular detection of dermatophytes in dogs using common pair of oligos in a uniplex polymerase chain reaction. Pakistan Journal of Science 70 (2): 126-130.[ More Information ]
  • Syeda Javaria Nadir, Mahrukh Naseem, Sajid Khan Tahir, Asmat Ullah Kakar, Nayab Khan, Tahseen Ara, Jazba Aiman. 2018. Evaluation  of  anti-diabetic  and  antioxidant  properties  of vitamin E and vitamin C in alloxan induced diabetic rats. International Journal of Biosciences. 13(4): 121-127.
  • Mahrukh Naseem, Nayab Khan, Sajid Khan Tahir, Ghulam Dastagir, Tahseen Ara, Saeed Ahmed Essote. 2018. Anti-hyperglycemic and anti-hyperlipidemic effects of Panax ginseng root extract in alloxan induced diabetic rats. International Journal of Biosciences. 13 (5): 27-33.
  • Asad Khan, Sadaf Aslam, Hamid Akbar, Imran Ahmed, Usman Ghani, Mirza Muhammad Usman, Imad Khan, Sajid Khan Tahir, Raheela Akhtar, Iftikhar Ali Khan, Saima Masood. 2018. Comparative study of traditional formaldehyde versus formaldehyde free- saturated salt as embalming solutions for gross anatomy and surgical training of students. IAJPS. 5 (10): 9956-9963.


  • Abdullah A. Saeed, Mansur A. Sandhu, Muhammad S. Khilji, Muhammad S. Yousaf, Habib U. Rehman, Zafar I. Tanvir, and Tanveer Ahmad. Effects of dietary chromium supplementation on muscle and bone mineral interaction in broiler chicken. Journal of Trace Elements in Medicine and Biology, 2017; 42 25-29. [More information]
  • Nazish Afzal, Azmat Ullah Khan, Muhammad Aamir Iqbal and Sajid khan Tahir. 2017. Nutritional Status, Dietary Practices and Physical Activities among Female Adolescents: A Cross Sectional Study in District Okara, Pakistan. J Nutr Food Sci 2017, 8:1. DOI: 10.4172/2155-9600.1000650.


  • Yousaf, M.S, Goodarzi Boroojeni F, Vahjen W, Männer K, Hafeez A, Ur-Rehman H, Keller S, Peris S, Zentek J. 2016. Encapsulated benzoic acid supplementation in broiler diets influences gut bacterial composition and activity. British poultry science. [More information]
  • Naseem, M., Zaman, M. Q., Nazih, H., Ouguerram, K., Rabbani, I., Zaneb, H., Yaqoob, T., Rehman, H., Michel, J., Tahir, S.K., Yousaf, M. S., Majeed, K.A and Husain, M.S. 2016. The effects of Ginkgo biloba leaf extract on metabolic disturbances associated to alloxan-induced diabetic rats. JAPS. 26(3): 627-635. [More information]
  • M. Naseem, El-Hassane Nazih, K. Ouguerram, I. Rabbani, H. Zaneb, H. U. Rehman, I. Masood, J. M. Huvelin , M. S. Yousaf, S. K. Tahir. 2016. The effects of panax ginseng root extract on carbohydrate and lipid disturbances associated with alloxan-induced diabetic rats. JAPS. 26(5): 1218-1225. [More information]
  • Numan, F. Masud, K. I. Khawaja, F. F. Khan, A. B. Qureshi, S. Burney, K. Ashraf, N. Ahmad, M. S. Yousaf, I. Rabbani, H. Zaneb, H. Rehman. 2016. Clinical and electrophysiological efficacy of leaf extract of Gingko biloba L (Ginkgoaceae) in subjects with diabetic sensorimotor polyneuropathy. Trop J Pharm Res 15: 2137-2145. [More information]
  • ur Rehman, Khaleeq, Hafsa Zaneb, Ahsan Numan, Abdul Basit Qureshi, Imtiaz Rabbani, Mohamad Shehbaz Yousaf, and Habib Rehman. "WITHDRAWN: Venous Blood Gases of Varicocele Veins: Correlation With Testicular Blood Flow and Semen Quality in Varicocele Patients." Urology (2016) [More information]


  • A. Hafeez, A. Mader, I. Rohe, I. Ruhnke, F. Goodarzi Boroojeni, M. S. Yousaf, K. Manner, J. Zentek. 2015. The effect of milling method, thermal treatment and particle size of feed on exterior and interior egg quality in laying hens Archiv für Geflügelkunde, Europ. Poult. Sci.  [More information]
  • A. Hafeez, A. Mader, I. Ruhnke, I. Rohe, F. Goodarzi Boroojeni, M. S. Yousaf, K. Manner, J. Zentek. 2015. Implication of milling methods, thermal treatment and particle size of feed in layers on mineral digestibility and retention of minerals in egg contents. Poultry Science, p.peu070. [More information]
  • F. Wadood, M. Aleem, A. Ijaz, N. Ahmad, M. S. Yousaf, D. H. Mughal, A. Javid, S. A. Mahmood. 2015. Effect of L-cysteine on post-thaw quality of Nili Ravi buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) bull spermatozoa cryopreserved in tris citric acid extender. Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences, 25: 301-303. [More information]
  • D. A. Hamdani, A. Javeed, M. Ashraf, J. Nazir, A. Ghafoor, M. S. Yousaf. 2015. Effects of ketoprofen on cellular immune responses in mice. Pakistan Journal of Zoology, 47: 551-557. [More information]
  • Muhammad U. Sohail, Michael E. Hume, James A. Byrd, David J. Nisbet, Muhammad Z. Shabbir, Ahmad Ijaz. H. Rehman (2015). Molecular analysis of the caecal and tracheal microbiome of heat-stressed broilers supplemented with prebiotic and probiotic. Avian Pathology. 44:67-74. [More information]
  • Z. Riaz, M-Q Zaman, Zia Ullah, H. Rehman, M. S. Yousaf, Imtiaz Rabbani, M. I. Khan, M. S. Hussain, S. K. Tahir and K. A. Majeed. Bio-Physiological Effects of Ld50 of Crude Venom of Black Pakistani Cobra (Naja Naja Karachiensis) in Mice. JAPS 25, no. 5 (2015): 1344-1348. [More information]
  • Ihsan Ali, Asim Aslam, Ishtiaq Ahmed, H. Rehman, Beenish Zahid, Muhammad Saeed Imran. 2015. Effects of fish oil on growth performance, antibody response and on lymphoid organs of the broilers experimentally infected with avian influenza H9N2. Accepted for JAPS.
  • M. S. Yousaf, I. Ahmad, K. Ashraf, M. Afzal, A. Hafeez, A. Ahmad, H. Zaneb, M. Q. Zaman, J. Zentek, H. Rehman. 2015. Comparative effects of different dietary concentrations of β-galacto-oligosaccharides on serum biochemical metabolites, selected caecel microbiota and immune response in broilers. Accepted for JAPS. IF (0.55) 
  • M. S. Yousaf, I. Ahmad, K. Ashraf, M. Afzal, A. Hafeez, H. Zaneb, M. Q. Zaman, I. Rabbani, J. Zentek, H. Rehman. 2015. Comparative effects of different dietary concentrations of β-galacto-oligosaccharides on growth performance, feed conversion efficiency and organs development in broilers. Accepted for JAPS. IF (0.55)


  • Khaleeq ur Rehman, Muhammad-Quaid Zaman, Habib ur Rehman, Hafsa Zaneb. Varicocele and infertility: Role of pressure flow dynamics. World. J. Clin. Urol. (2014) November 24; 3(3): 340-343. [More information]
  • Iram Shahzadi, Muhammad Irfan Masood, Farzana Chowdhary, Aftab Ahmad Anjum, Muhammad Awais Nawaz, Iram Maqsood, Muhammad-Quaid Zaman. Microemulsion Formulation for Topical Delivery of Miconazole Nitrate. Int. J. Pharm. Sci. Rev. Res. (2014) 24 (2): 30-36.
  • T. Bashir, I. Rabbani, M. A. Khan, H. Rehman, M. Q. Zaman, K. A. Majeed, M. S. Yousaf, M. I. Khan and F. Sharif. 2014. Effect of anti-piroplasm drug on various physiological indices in healthy mongrel dogs. Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, 4: 5-10. [More information]


  • M. U. Sohail, A. Ijaz, M. Younus, M. Z. Shabbir, Z. Kamran, S. Ahmad, H. Anwar, M. S. Yousaf, K. Ashraf, A. H. Shahzad, and H. Rehman (2013). Effect of supplementation of mannan oligosaccharide and probiotic on growth performance, relative weights of viscera, and population of selected intestinal bacteria in cyclic heat-stressed broilers. J. Appl. Poult. Res. 22:485-491. (IF=0.745) [More information]
  • Rashid, M. A., T. N. Pasha, M. A. Jabbar, A. Ijaz, H. Rehman and M. S. Yousaf (2013). Influence of weaning regimen on intake, growth characteristics and plasma blood metabolites in male buffalo calves. Animals. 7:1472–1478 (IF 1.42). [More information]
  • U. Farooq, Ijaz A, N. Ahmad, H. Rehman, and H. Zaneb (2013). Seasonal variations in certain physical and biochemical attributes of semen from Cholistani AI bulls. Pak. Vet. J, 33(4), 510-514. [More information]
  • S. Ashraf, H. Zaneb, M.S. Yousaf, A. Ijaz, M. U. Sohail, S. Muti, M. M. Usman, S. Ijaz and H. Rehman (2013). Effect of dietary supplementation of prebiotics and probiotics on intestinal microarchitecture in broilers reared under cyclic heat stress. J. Anim. Physiol. Anim. Nutr. Suppl.1 68-72.(IF=1.25) [More information]
  • U. Farooq, Ijaz A, N. Ahmad, H. Rehman, and H. Zaneb (2013). Haematologic profile revisited: adult Cholistani breeding bulls as a model. J. Anim. Pl. Sci. 22:835-839.(IF=0.585) [More information]
  • U. Farooq, A. Ijaz, N. Ahmad, H. Rehman, and H. Zaneb (2013). Investigations on semen quality and freezability of Cholistani breeding bulls-a preliminary study from Cholistan desert of Pakistan. J. Anim. Pl. Sci.23:359-363. (IF=0.585). [More information]
  • S. A. Mahmood, A. Ijaz, N. Ahmad, H. Rehman, H. Zaneb and U. Farooq (2013). Studies on libido and serum testosterone concentration of Cholistani bulls under stress free and stressful seasons. J. Anim. Pl. Sci. 23:1491-1495. (IF=0.585). [More information]
  • D. H. Mughal, A. Ijaz, M. S. Yousaf, H. Rehman, M. Aleem, H. Zaneb and F.Wadood (2013). Assessment of optimal osmotic pressure of citrate egg yolk extender for cryopreservation of buffalo bull semen.  J. Anim. Pl. Sci. 23:964-968. (IF=0.585). [More information]
  • D. H. Mughal, A. Ijaz, M. S.Yousaf, H.Rehman, M.Aleem, H. Zaneb, I. Rabbani and F. Wadood (2013). The Influence of taurine supplementation in lactose egg yolk glycerol extender for cryopreservation of buffalo bull (Bubalus bubalis) semen. J. Anim. Pl. Sci. 23:715-720. (IF=0.585) [More information]


  • Khan, A. R., M. S. Yousaf, H. Rehman, K. Ashraf, H. Zaneb, T. N. Pasha and M. Afzal (2012). Response of maternally isolated rock pigeons (Columba livia domestica) to dietary concentration of mannan-oligosaccharides. Poult Sci. 91: 1598-1601 (IF= 1.582). [More information]
  • T. Yaqub, S. Sadaf, N. Mukhtar, H. Zaneb, M. Z. Shabbir, A. Ahmad, A. Aslam, K. Ashraf, N. Ahmad and H. Rehman (2012). The influence of time elapsed after milking and lactation stage on the lactoperoxidase system of milk in Sahiwal cattle and Nili-Ravi buffaloes. Intl. J. Dairy Tech. 65:360-364 (IF= 1.107). [More information]
  • W. Yunus, A. Blajet-Kosicka, R. Kosicki, M. Z. Khan, H. Rehman and J. Böhm (2012). Deoxynivalenol as a contaminant of broiler feed: Intestinal development, absorptive functionality, and metabolism of the mycotoxin. Poult Sci. 91: 852-861 (IF= 1.582). [More information]
  • Ziaullah, M, A. Ijaz, A. Aleem, A. K. Mehmood, S. Bhatti, S. Rehman, H. Rehman, M. U. Sohail (2012). Optimal inclusion level of butylate hydroxytoluene in semen extender improves the quality of post-thawed canine semen. Czech. J. Anim. Sci. 57:373-381. (IF=1.16). [More information]
  • M. U. Sohail, M. E. Hume, J. A. Byrd, D. J. Nisbet, A. Ijaz and H. Rehman (2012). Effect of supplementation of prebiotics mannan-oligosaccharides and probiotics mixture on growth performance of broilers subjected to chronic heat stress. Poult Sci. 91: 2235-2240. (IF= 1.582). [More information]


  • M. U. Sohail, Z. U. Rahman, A. Ijaz, M. S. Yousaf, K. Ashraf, T. Yaqub, H. Zaneb, H. Anwar, , and H. Rehman (2011). Single or combined effects of mannan-oligosaccharides and probiotic supplements on the total oxidants, total antioxidants, enzymatic antioxidants, liver enzymes, and serum trace minerals in cyclic heat-stressed broilers. Poult.  Sci. 90:2573-2577. (IF= 1.728). [More information]
  • F. Awan, T. Nazir, M. Ashraf, O. Umer, H. Rehman (2011). Study of phenylbutazone toxicity in avian species. Pak. J. Pharm. 16-20:2003-2006. (IF= 0). [More information]
  • Nadeem, A. Aslam, Z. I. Chaudahry, K. Ashraf, K. Saeed, N. Ahmad, I. Ahmad and H. Rehman (2011).  Indirect fluorescent antibody technique based prevalence of Surra in equines. Pak. Vet. J. 31: 189-190. (IF= 1.255) [More information]
  • Islam, A. Aslam, Z. I. Chaudhry, M. D. Ahmed, H. Rehman, K. Saeed and I. Ahmad (2011). Pathology of Mycoplasma gallisepticum in naturally infected broilers and its diagnosis through PCR. Int. J Agri.  Biol. 13: 835-837. (IF=0.940) [More information]
  • Zaman M.-Q., Leray V., Le Bloc’h J., Thorin C., Ouguerram K. and Nguyen P. (2011) Lipid profile and insulin sensitivity in rats fed with high-fat or high-fructose diets. British Journal of Nutrition 106, S206-S210. [More information]
  • Bhatti S., Rahman S., Zaman M.-Q., Qureshi Z.-A., Bilal M., Chaudhry Z.-I. and Ahmad A. (2011) Toxocological effects of feeding first cut Sorghum vegetation and stalks to rabbits. Pakistan Journal of Zoology 43(4), 629-635. [More information]


  • M. Iqbal, M Aleem, A. Ijaz, H. Rehman, and M. S. Yousaf (2010) Assessment of buffalo semen with the 3-(4,5-dimethylthiazol-2-yl)-2,5-diphenyltetrazolium bromide reduction assay. J. Anim. Sci. 88: 922-925 (IF= 2.580). [More information]
  • M. U. Sohail, A. Ijaz, M. S. Yousaf, K. Ashraf, H. Zaneb, M. Aleem and H. Rehman (2010). Alleviation of cyclic-heat stress in broilers by dietary supplementation of mannan-oligosaccharide and lactobacillus-based probiotic: dynamics of cortisol, thyroid hormones, cholesterol, C-reactive protein and humoral immunity. Poult Sci. 89: 1934-1938. (IF= 1.582) [More information]
  • Aslam, A., Z. I. Chaudhary, A. R. Shakoori, H. Rehman, K. Ashraf, N. Ahmad and A. Maqbool (2010). Comparative evaluation of parasitological, serological and DNA amplification methods for the diagnosis of natural trypanosomal infections in equines. Pak. J. Zool. 42: 371-376. (IF=0.199). [More information]


  • Rehman, H., W. Vahjen, A. Parisini, I. Ahmad and J. Zentek (2009). Influence of fermentable carbohydrates on the intestinal bacteria and enteropathogens in broilers. World’s Poult. Sci. J. 65: 75-89. (IF= 1.476). [More information]
  • Rehman, H., A. Specht, D. Dill, P. Hellweg, K. Männer and J. Zentek (2009). In vitro effects of alpha toxin from Clostridium perfringens on the electrophysiological parameters of jejunal tissues from laying hens preincubated with inulin and N-acetyl-L-cysteine. Poult. Sci. 88:199-204. (IF= 1.673). [More information]
  • M. Adeel, A. Ijaz, M. Aleem, H. Rehman, M.S. Yousaf & M.A. Jabbar (2009). Improvement of liquid and frozen-thawed semen quality of Nili-Ravi buffalo bulls (Bubalus bubalis) through supplementation of fat. Theriogenology. 71:1220-1225. (IF= 2.073) [More information]
  • 28. A. Ijaz, A. Hussain, M. Aleem, M.S. Yousaf & H. Rehman (2009). Butylated hydroxytoluene inclusion in semen extender improves the post-thawed semen quality of Nili-Ravi buffalo (Bubalus bubalis). Theriogenology. 71:1326-1329. (IF= 2.073). [More information]


  • Rehman, H., P. Hellweg, D. Taras, and J. Zentek (2008). Effects of dietary inulin on intestinal short chain fatty acids and microbial ecology in broilers as revealed by denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis. Poult. Sci. 87: 783-789. (IF=1.673). [More information]
  • Rehman, H., J. Böhm, and J. Zentek (2008). Effects of differentially fermentable carbohydrates on the microbial fermentation profile of the gastrointestinal tract of broilers. J. Anim. Physiol. Anim. Nutr. 92: 471-480. (IF= 0.990). [More information]


  • Rehman, H., J. Böhm, H. Rosenkranz, J. Zentek (2007). Dietary inulin affects the morphology but not sodium-dependent glucose and sodium-dependent glutamine transport in the jejunum of broilers. Poult. Sci. 85:118-122. (IF= 1.673). [More information]
  • Rehman, H., W. Vahgen, W. A. Awad, and J. Zentek (2007). Indigenous bacteria and bacterial metabolic products in the gastrointestinal tract of broiler chickens. Arch. Anim. Nutr. 61:319-335 (IF= 1.421). [More information]


  • Rehman, H., W. A. Awad, M. Hess and J. Zentek (2006). Clostridium perfringens alpha toxin affects electrophysiology of isolated jejunal mucosa of laying hens. Poult. Sci. 86:1298-1302. (IF= 1.747). [More information]


  • Awad, W. A., H. Rehman, J. Bohm, E. Razzazi-Fazeli and J. Zentek (2005). Effects of luminal deoxynivalenol and L proline on electrophysiological parameters in the jejunums of laying hens. Poult. Sci. 84:928-932. (IF= 1.673.) [More information]
  • Haq, S., S. A. Khan, M. Younus, A. Aslam, H. Rehman and M. Aslam (2005). Studies on the incidence and pathology of different disorders of ovary in desi laying hens in and around Lahore. Assiut. Vet. J. 51: 183-197.
  • Aslam, A., A. Jamal, H. Rehman and G. Saleem (2005). Effects of stress following vaccination (Avinew) against Newcastle disease in broilers. J. Anim. Pl Sci. 15: 56-59. [More information]
  • Aslam, A., S. A. Khan, H. Rehman and G. Saleem (2005). Study on various minerals levels in broilers chicks affected with leg deformities. Sci. Int. 14: 325-328.


  • Khan, M. Y., A. Khalique, T. N. Pasha, Z. Ahmad and H. Rehman (2002). Effect of feeding hydrogen peroxide treated defatted rice polishing on performance of broiler chicks. Intl. J. Poult. Sci. 1: 193-196. [More information]


  • Razzaq, A., A. Rabbani, K. Ashraf and H. Rehman (2001). Comparative efficacy of vaccination and medication against induced coccidiosis in commercial quails. Pak. J. Bio. Sci. 4: 567-568. [More information]


  • Rasheed, I., S. A. Akhtar, A. Aslam, H. Rehman and M. Y. Tipu (2000). Management of vaccination stress in broiler chichkens following vaccination (BUR-706) against infectious bursal disease. Sci. Int. 12: 365-370.


  • Aslam, M., M. S. Khan, H. Rehman, N. Ahmad and K. Ashraf (1999). Comparative efficacy of three newly introduced drugs for the control of experimentally induced coccidiosis in broiler chicken. Pak. J. Sci. 51: 78-81.


  • Shafi, K., M. Ashraf, H. Rehman and K. Ashraf (1998) Drugs trials against Escherichia coli isolated from commercial broilers. Pak. J. Sci. 50: 250-255.
  • Sahi, A. S., H. Rehman, K. Ashraf and S. A. R. Rizvi (1998). Studies on the bacterial causes of endometritis in buffaloes and cows with special reference to Corynebacterium. Pak. J. Livestock Res. 8: 99-103.
  • Khan, L. A., M. Naeem, M. Rabbani, H. Rehman and Z. Ahsan (1998) Comparative seroprevalence of bovine viral diarrhea in local and exotic cattle breeds at different government livestock farms in Punjab. Pak. J. Sci. Res. 50: 47-
  • Jafri, S.A., M. Rabbani, S. Abbas and H. Rehman (1998). A study on pH of body fluid and excreta in different domestic animals. Pak J. Sci. 50: 45-48.


  • Jafri, S. A., S. Abbas, M. Rabbani, H. Rehman and C. M. Saleem (1997). Effect of feeding almonds and walnuts on serum cholesterol and blood pressure in man. Pak. J. Sci. Res. 108-111.


  • Chauhan, Z. I., M. Rabbani, S. Abbas, H. Rehman and N. A. Mian (1996). Effect of substitution soybean meal with dried brewer’s yeast on the performance of Japanese quails. Pak. J. Sci. Res. 48: 112-114.
  • Anjum R., Jabbar M.-A., Saima, Hayat Z., Mehmood S., Rahman A. and Zaman M.-Q. Effect of different dietary levels of lysine given in different phases on the performance of male and female broilers.  (manuscript submitted to The Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences)
  • Le Bloc’h J., Leray V., Nazih H., Zaman M.-Q., Chétiveaux M., Magot T., Krempf M., Nguyen P. and Ouguerram K. Nicotinic acid improves reverse cholesterol transport on obese insulin resistant dogs. (manuscript submitted to American Journal of Physiology).