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Northwest Missouri State University


Faculty Research Interests

Dr. Rafiq IslamDr. Rafiq Islam

Professor
Ph.D. - Biochemistry, Kyushu University, Japan

Area of Expertise (Expanded Bio View PDF)

Selected Recent Publications (out of 36)

A Swatek, Z Dong, J Shaw, MR Islam (2010) Self-assembly of Silver nanoparticles into Dendritic Flowers from aqueous solution; submitted to J. Experimental Nanoscience 5 (1): 10 - 16

C Pettegrew, R Jayini, MR Islam (2009) Methanol containing Transfer Buffer can be used multiple times in Protein Electrotransfer; J. Biomolec. Tech. 20:93-95

MR Islam, S Puri, M Rodova, BS Magenheimer, RL Maser, J P Calvet (2008) Activation of the Polycystic Kidney Disease-1 (PKD1) Promoter by Retinoic Acid: involvement of Sp1; Am. J. Physiol. Renal Physiol. 295: F1845-F1954

Z Dong, D Richardson, C Pelham, MR Islam(2008) Rapid Synthesis of Silver Nanoparticles using a Household Microwave and their characterization - a Simple Experiment for Nanoscience Laboratory; Chem. Edu. 13: 240-243

AS Baker, C Pelham, Z Dong, MR Islam (2008) Probes biotinylation by A-tailing and use in DNA-protein interactions; Am. Biotech. Lab. 26(4): 26-27

MR Islam, GN Shah, WS Sly (2007) PCR-Based RFLP and Haplotype of the Most Common Mutation, L176F, in the b-glucuronidase Gene; Genet. Test. 11(1): 72-74

S Puri, M Rodova, MR Islam, BS Magenheimer, RL Maser, JP Calvet (2006) Ets Factors Regulate the Polycystic Kidney Disease-1 (PKD1) Promoter; Biochem. Biophys. Res. Comm. 342: 1005-1013

M Rodova, MR Islam, RL Maser and JP Calvet (2002) The Polycystic Kidney Disease-1 Promoter is a Target of the beta-Catenin/T-cell Factor Pathway. J. Biol. Chem. 277: 29577-29583.