Ammar Mohammed Hamood AL-Farga, PhD


Assistant Professor
Food and Biological Engineering
Jiangsu University
Zhenjiang, 212013, Jiangsu, China

Biography

Dr. Ammar Mohammed Hamood AL-Farga is a Postdoctoral Fellow at Department of Food & Biological Engineering, Jiangsu University, China. He is working on process development for a novel food. He holds a PhD in food science engineering from Jiangnan University Wuxi, China, where he worked on Physiochemical, Nutritional value and Antioxidant Characteristics of a novel food Alhydwan (Boerhavia elegana Choisy) seed and its application in some food products. His research focuses on development for novel foods in an attempt to discover more innovative foods of high nutraceutical values that can be used in other food product systems. He has published various papers (20) in high impact factor international journals and her work is very well cited by researcher’s worldwide (h-index 5). He has also been awarded with various awards and honours including the Doctoral Fellowship, Wuxi, China. He has published more than 50 scientific works. 2 patents (Under review). Reviewer in more than 5 international journals as well as member of the editorial board of 20 indexed journals.

Research Interest

Food development

Scientific Activities

Membership of Professional Societies

1 Membership in Yemen Biological Society 2010 -Till now Yemen
2 Membership in Yemeni Society for customer protection 2007-Till now Yemen
3 Membership in American Society for the Yemeni Scientists 2006-Till now Yemen

Honors, Academic Distinctions, Fellowships

1 Jiangnan university – wuxi – China – second – grade (President Scholarship) Recognition of his outstanding performance during his study for doctoral degree 2013
2 Jiangnan university – wuxi – China – second – grade (President Scholarship) Recognition of his outstanding performance during his study for doctoral degree 2014
3 Jiangnan university – wuxi – China – first – grade (President Scholarship) Recognition of 2015 his outstanding performance during his study for doctoral degree
4 Jiangnan university – wuxi – China – first – grade (President Scholarship) Recognition of his outstanding performance during his study for doctoral degree 2016
5 University Award for scientific excellence 2010

Publications

Some Papers Published in Refereed Scientific Journals

1 AL-Farga Ammar, Hui Zhang, Azhari Siddeeq , Chamba M.V.M, Mohammed Shamoon, and Nabil ALhejj. Proximate composition, functional properties, amino acid, mineral and vitamin contents of a novel food: Alhydwan (Boerhavia elegana Choisy) seed flour. Food Chemistry, 211 (2016) 268–273.
2 AL-FARGA AMMAR, Hui Zhang, Azhari Siddeeg, M. V. M. Chamba, B. G. Kimani, Hinawi Hassanin, Mohammed Obadi, and Nabil Alhejj. “Effect of the Addition of Alhydwan Seed Flour on the Dough Rheology, Bread Quality, Texture Profile and Microstructure of Wheat Bread.” Journal of Texture Studies 47, no. 6 (2016): 484-495.
3 AL-Farga Ammar, Hui Zhang, Azhari Siddeeq , Chamba M.V.M, and Nabil ALhejj. Physicochemical properties, phenolic acids and volatile compounds of oil extracted from dry alhydwan (Boerhavia elegana Choisy) seeds. Grasas Y Aceites – 66,3 -2015.
4 AL-Farga Ammar, Hui Zhang, Azhari Siddeeq , In Vitro Antioxidant Activity and Total Phenolic and Flavonoid Contents of Alhydwan (Boerhavia elegana Choisy) Seeds. Journal of Food and Nutrition Research– 5, 215-220 2014.
5 AL-Farga Ammar, Hui Zhang, Azhari Siddeeq et al. Alhydwan (Boerhavia elegana Choisy) seed flour:A new approach in bread staling- European Academic Research 6,6470-6,482,2015. 10
6 AL-Farga Ammar, Hui Zhang, Azhari Siddeeq et al. Physicochemical and Cooking Properties of a Novel Food: Alhydwan (Boerhavia elegana Choisy) Seed Flour. Journal of Academia and Industrial Research (2016) (JAIR), 4(9), 211.
7 AL-Farga Ammar, Kamal-Alahmad and Sameh Korma. Natural antioxidants, Phenolics compounds and their relationship to health. International Journal of Research in Agricultural Sciences. 2016.3,114-118.
8 AL-Farga Ammar. General Introduction about Under-Explored Alhydwan (Boerhavia Elegana Choisy) Seed Flour. BAOJ Biotechnology. 2016, 2: 2 2: 011.
9 AL-Farga Ammar. Natural Antioxidants and their Relationship to Health. BAOJ Nutrition. 2016 1: 2 1: 012.
10 AL-Farga Ammar. Chemical composition of a novel food: Alhydwan (Boerhavia elegana Choisy) seed flour. BAOJ Chemistry. 2016 2: 2 2: 011.
11 AL-Farga Ammar. General Introduction about Under-Explored Alhydwan (Boerhavia Elegana Choisy) Seed Flour.BAOJ Biotechnology. 2016, 2: 2 2: 011.
12 AL-Farga Ammar. Diabetes: Prevention and its Complications. BAOJ Diabetes. 2016 2: 2 2: 013.
13 Azhari Siddeeg, Al-Farga Ammar, Elmuez Alsir, Yanshun-Xu, Qixing-Jiang, Wenshui-Xia. Impact Of An Under-Explored Seed Protein: Seinat (Cucumis Melo Var. Tibish) Addition On The Physicochemical, Sensory And Nutritional Characteristics Of Wheat Flour Bread International Journal of Technology Enhancements and Emerging Engineering Research, 3(8),416-423.2014.
14 Azhari Siddeeg, Yanshun Xu, Qixing Jiang, Ammar Al-Farga, Xia Wenshui. Influence of Enzymatic Hydrolysis on the Nutritional, Functional and Antioxidant Properties of Protein Hydrolysates Prepared from Seinat (Cucumis melo var. tibish) Seeds Journal of Food and Nutrition Research, 3(4), 259-266,2015.
15 Waleed Aboshora, Zhang Lianfu, Mohammed Dahir, Meng Qingran, Sun Qingrui, Li Jing, Nabil Qaid M Al-Haj and Al-Farga Ammar. Effect of Extraction Method and Solvent Power on Polyphenol and Flavonoid Levels in Hyphaene Thebaica L Mar(Arecaceae) (Doum) Fruit, and its Antioxidant and Antibacterial Activities. Tropical Journal of Pharmaceutical Research, 13(12), 2057-2063, 2015.
16 Nabil Qaid M. Al-Hajj, Chaoyang Ma, Riyadh Thabit, Al-Farga Ammar, Mohammed A.A. Gasmalla, Abubakr Musa, Waleed Aboshora and Hongxin Wang.Chemical Composition of Essential Oil and Mineral Contents of Pulicaria inuloides. Journal of Academia and Industrial Research,2, 675-678,2014.
17 Nabil Qaid M. Al-Hajj,Hana Rashid, Riyadh Thabit, Al-Farga Ammar, Azhari Siddeeq , and Hongxin Food Additives and their use in Destruction of Some Seafood Poisoning Bacteria. European Academic Research, 7, 8749 – 8774,2014.
18 Nabil Qaid M. Al-Hajj, Husnain Raza, Khamis Ali Omar, AL-Farga Ammar and Riyadh Thabit. Isolation and identification of the phenolic compounds from Pulicaria inuloides and their antibacterial and antioxidant activities. European Academic Research, 10, 11522- 11550,2016
19 Nabil Qaid M. Al-Hajj, Algabr MN Husnain Raza, Riyadh Thabi, Al-Farga Ammar, Waleed Aboshora and Hongxin Wang. Antibacterial Activities of the Essential Oils of Some Aromatic Medicinal Plants to Control Pathogenic Bacteria and Extend the Shelf-Life of Seafood. Turkish Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. DOI: 10.4194/1303-2712-v17_1_20.
20 Hinawi A. M. Hassanin, Wanmeng Mu, Marwa Y. F. Koko, Tao Zhang, Ammar Alfarga, Mandour H. Abdelhai, Bo Jiang Molecular Modeling and Docking of Ribitol Dehydrogenase Exploring Enzyme NAD+ and D-psicose Interaction. American Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering. 2016; 4(3): 34-40.
21 Hinawi A.M. Hassanin, Wanmeng Mu, Tao Zhang, Marwa Y.F. Koko, Ammar Alfarga and Bo Jiang .Formate Dehydrogenase, Molecular Modeling and Docking with NAD+ Interpreting the Interaction with Active Site. Journal of Academia and Industrial Research (JAIR).Volume 4, Issue 12 May 2016.
22 Hinawi A.M. Hassanin, Wanmeng Mu, Marwa Y.F. Koko, Ammar Alfarga and Bo Jiang* Molecular Modeling and NAD+ Interpreting and D-psicose Interaction. Tropical Journal of Pharmaceutical Research.( Accepet).
23 Elmuez Alsir A. Aboagarib, Xiao Hua, Mutaman Kehail, Ruijin Yang*, Azhari Siddeeg, Marawan Rashed, Ammar Alfarga and Su He. Effect of Ultrasonic Treatment on Volatile Compounds of Grewia tenax (Forssk.) Fiori Fruit Extracts. Journal of Academia and Industrial Research (JAIR). Volume 4, Issue 10 March 2016.
24 Kamal-Alahmad, Al-Farga Ammar, Mohammed Abdalbasit A. Gasmalla, Abdellatief A.Sulieman. Advanced Techniques of TLC, HPLC,GC, and Applications for Study and Analysis Amino Acids & Peptide Compounds. International Journal of Agriculture Innovations and Research.2016.4.1090-1102.
25 Kamal-Alahmad, Al-Farga Ammar, Mohammed Abdalbasit A. Gasmalla, Sameh A. Korma, Abdellatief A.Sulieman. Novel Immobilization Technique and its Application. International Journal of Research in Agricultural Sciences.2016.3,164-167.
26 Sameh A. Korma, Kamal-Alahmad, Sobia Niazi, Al-Farga Ammar, HalaAlyousef. Production, Classification, Properties and Application of Chitosan. International Journal of Research in Agricultural Sciences, 2016, 3-1-9.
27 Sameh A. Korma, Kamal-Alahmad, Sobia Niazi, Al-Farga Ammar, Farah Zaaboul, Tao Zhang. Chemically Modified Starch and Utilization in Food Stuffs. International Journal of Nutrition and Food Sciences,2016,5,264-272.
28 Sherif M. Abed, Anwar Noman, SobiaNiazi, Al-Farga Ammar, Amr M. Bakry. Production of dextrans and their applications in human health and nutrition– Review. European Academic Research.2016.1.3962-3988.
29 Anwar Noman, Xu Yanshun, Ammar alfarga,Sherif M. Abed,Amer Ali Mahdi, Waleed A. Al-ansi, Xia Wenshui. Study the Classification, Chemical, Physical, Methods Modification and Starch Applications in Some Industrial Processes. Review. International Journal of Research in Agricultural Sciences.2016.3.189-196.
30 Anwar Noman, Ammar alfarga, Sherif M. Abed, Amer Ali Mahdi, Xia Wenshui. Applications of biostatistics in food science –Review. European Academic Research.2016.1.4020-4045.
31 Anwar Noman, Wedad.Q AL.Bukhaiti, Ammar alfarga,Sherif M. Abed,Amer Ali Mahdi, and Waleed A. Al-ansi .HPLC Technique used in Food Analysis- Review. International Journal of Agriculture Innovations and Research.2016.5.181-188.
32 Sherif M. Abed, Abdelmoneim H. Ali, Anwar Noman, SobiaNiazi, Al-Farga Ammar, Amr M. Bakry. Structured lipids: Enzymatic synthesis, health benefits and nutraceutical characteristics- A review. International Journal of Research in Agricultural Sciences. 2016,3,206-2015.
33 Khalid Mohammed, Y. Liu, Pei Rang Cao, Bakri A. Kareem, Shiref Alsyed, Mohammed A.A. Gasmlla, Waleed Aboshora and Ammar AL-Farga. Effects of Microwave Heating on Chemical Properties of Vegetable Oils: A review. European Academic Research.2016.2.4506-4516.
34 Sherif M. Abed, Abdelmoneim H. Ali, Anwar Noman, SobiaNiazi, Al-Farga Ammar, Amr M. Bakry. Inulin as prebiotics and its applications in food industry and human health; A review. International Journal of Agriculture Innovations and Research.2016, 5,88-97.
35 Amer Mahdi, Waleed Al-Ansi, Anwar Noman, and AL-Farga Ammar.Nutritional and Health Benefits of some of the foods in Mediterranean Countries: A mini–review. International Journal of Agriculture Innovations and Research.2016.5.177-180.
36 Amer Mahdi, Waleed Al-Ansi, Anwar Noman, and AL-Farga Ammar. Gelatin : mini–review. European Academic Research, 2016,2,5154-5163.
36 Amer Mahdi, Waleed Al-Ansi, Anwar Noman, and AL-Farga Ammar.Overview of some Functional Foods in India: A mini–review. International Journal of Research in Agricultural Sciences. International Journal of Research in Agricultural Sciences.2016.3.247-251.
37 Mohammed Shamoon, Mohammed Wasim,Waseem Safedr, Junanid Haider, AL-Farga Ammar, Radwan Sharif,Saud Khalid and Mohammed Atif. An update on hypoallergenicity of peanut and soybean: where are we now? RSC Advances, 2016, 6, 79185 –79195.
38 Mohammed Obadi, Ke-Xue Zhu, Wei Peng, Al-Farga Ammar and Hui-Ming Zhou. Effect of ozone gas processing on physical and chemical properties of wheat proteins. Tropical Journal of Pharmaceutical Research. November.2016 DOI:10.4314/tjpr.v15i10.13.
39 Wedad Q. AL-Bukhaiti, Anwar Noman,Amer Mahdi, AL-Farga Ammar. Food Allergy, Classification, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Prevention – Review .International Journal of Research in Agricultural Sciences.2017.4.1-5.
40 Hinawi AM Hassanin, Rebaone Letsididi, Marwa YF Koko, Wanmeng Mu, Ammar Alferga and Bo Jiang.Synthesis of allitol from D-psicose using ribitol dehydrogenase and formate dehydrogenase. Tropical Journal of Pharmaceutical Research. 2016; 15 (12): 2701-2708. Marwan M. A. Rashed, Qunyi Tong, Ashraf Rotail, AL-Farga Ammar, Waleed Aboshora, and Nabil Qaid M Al-Hajj. Extraction of Essential Oil from Lavandula Angustifolia Flowers Proceeded by Enzymatic Pre-Treatment and Investigate its Activity Against Free Radicals. International Journal of Research in Agricultural Sciences.2017.4.106-110.
41 Ashraf El-Rotail, Gui Yang Shia, Marwan M. A. Rashed, Ammar Al-Farga, HuaLia,Wang Junhuaand Yang Sun. Genetic Engineering of Saccharomyces Cerevisiae Using A Novel Approach Global Transcription Machinery Engineering for Enhancing Bioethanol Production.International Journal of Research in Agricultural Sciences.2017.4.125-131.
42 Ashraf El-Rotail, Gui Yang Shia, Marwan M. A. Rashed, Ammar Al-Farga, Ahmed Mousa,Amr M. Bakry, Sameh A. Korma , Zhu Linghuan and Gao Zhi. Constructing a Library of Stable Mutations for Enhanced Bioethanol Production bySaccharomycesCerevisiae Using Various Molecular Biology Methods.International Journal of Research in Agricultural Sciences. 2017.4.116-124.
43 AL-Farga Ammar, Hui Zhang and li wang. The effect of different solvents on the phenolic contents and antioxidant activity of Alhydwan seed flour (Boerhavia eleganaChoisy), a novel food. RSC advince, (under review)
44 AL-Farga Ammar and Hui Zhang .Study the effect of the supplementation of a novel food: Alhydran (Boerhavia elegans Choisy) to Improvement of the Physicochemical and Sensory Properties of Functional Bread. LWT- Food Science and Technology (under review)
45 AL-Farga Ammar, Hui Zhang and li wang. Influence and evaluation of a novel food: Alhydwan seed flour and CMC in improve dough rheology, microstructure, quality parameters and delaying staling of wheat bread – A comparative study .Food Hydrocolloids, (under review)
46 AL-Farga Ammar and Hui Zhang .Chemical composition, Oxidative stability and Sensory properties of Alhydwan (Boerhavia elegana Choisy) seed oil blends with peanut oil. Journal of the American Oil Chemists’ Society. (With editor) .
47 AL-Farga Ammar, Hui Zhang and li wang. Effect of organic acid pretreatment on some physical, functionaland antioxidant properties of flour obtained from Alhydwan (Boerhavia elegana Choisy) Seed Flour. Food Chemistry.(under review).
48 AL-Farga Ammar and Hui Zhang. Polyphenols in Alhydwan seed flour (Boerhavia eleganaChoisy), a novel food: Genetic diversity and health benefits. Review Article.Food Research International. .(under review).
49 AL-Farga Ammar and Hui Zhang. Phenolic compounds and antioxidant activity of Alhydwan seed flour (Boerhavia eleganaChoisy), a novel foodtreated with different fungicides.Food Chimestry. (With editor) .
50 AL-Farga Ammar and Hui Zhang. Influence of roasting conditions on health-related compounds in Alhydwan seed flour (Boerhavia eleganaChoisy).LWT- Food Science and Technology (under review)
51 AL-Farga Ammar and Hui Zhang. Characterization and antioxidant activities of degraded polysaccharides from Alhydwan seed flour (Boerhavia eleganaChoisy).RSC Advances (under review)
52 AL-Farga Ammar and Hui Zhang. Phytochemicals, nutritionals and antioxidant properties of Alhydwan seed flour (Boerhavia eleganaChoisy).a novel food. RSC Advances (With editor)
53 AL-Farga Ammar and Hui Zhang. Chemical and functional properties of the different by-products of Alhydwan seed flour (Boerhavia eleganaChoisy).a novel food from industrial canning processing.Food Chimestry (under review)
54 AL-Farga Ammar and Hui Zhang. Isoflavone extraction from Alhydwan seed flour (Boerhavia eleganaChoisy).a novel food, using water as extractant. Food Research International (under review)