faculty of agriculture

Prof.Dr.Ahmed Moawed Emam

Contact Information
Phone Number:084 6356731                          
Fax Number: 084 6334964
E-mail Address: ame01@fayoum.edu.eg
Office:Agriculture building
Postal Address: Fayoum - Fayoum University - Faculty of Agriculture - soils and water science Department - POBox: 63514
Academic Qualifications
B.Sc : Soil Sciences- Cairo Univ - 1981
M.Sc : Biochemistry - Cairo Univ - 1990
M.Sc : Biochemistry - Cairo Univ - 1998 , in collaboration with universite Aix- Marseille ?, France.
ph.D : Biochemistry - Cairo Univ - 1979
Academic Positions
Demonstrator : from 1981 to 1990.
Assistant Lecturer : from 1990 to 1998
Lecturer : from 1998 To 2006
Assistant Professor: from 2006 To 2011
Professor: from 2011 up till now
Academic Rank
Director of the Open Education Center To 31/8/2016
Deputy Director of the Open Education Center From 11/1/2012 tO 14/4/2012.
Chair of the Department of Biochemistry: 2011.
Research Interests
Natural Products Chem.
Plant Biochemistry
Teaching Experience
Fundamentals of biochemistry
Intermediary metabolism
Organic chemistry
Protein chemistry
Carbohydrate chemistry
Lipid chemistry
Spectroscopic analysis
Plant biochemistry
Natural product chemistry
Analytical chemistry.
Chemical structure and physiologic activity
Research Experience
Isolation and structural identification of plant secondary metabolities .
Designing experiments using animal models.
Extractability and physicochemical properties of leaf protein concentrates.
Chemical and biological evaluation of leaf protein concentrates
List of Publications
Moussa, A. M., Emam A. M., Diab, Y. M. , Mahmoud M. E. and Mahmoud A.S (2010). Evaluation of antioxidant potential of 124 Egyptian plants with emphasis on the action of Punica granatum leaf extract on rats. Accepted in International Food Research Journal (in press).

Emam A.M., Mahmoud M.E. and Elbadry M. (2010). A new furoquinoline alkaloid with antifungal activity from the leaves of Ruta chalepensis. Drug Discoveries & Therapeutics. 2010; 4(6):399-404.

Yasser Diab, Efstathia Ioannou, Ahmed Emam , Constantinos Vagias and Vassilios Roussis (2010).New Steroidal Saponins with Molluscicidal Activity from Yucca desmettiana .International Phytochemical Society of Europe (PSE) Symposium on Terpenes – Application , Activity and Analysis , 26-29 September , Istanbul , Turkey. Poster, code P23.

Emam A.M., Mohamed M.A., Diab Y.M. and Megally N.Y. (2010). Isolation and structure elucidation of antioxidant compounds from leaves of Laurus nobilis and Emex spinosus. Accepted in Drug Discoveries & Therapeutics., 4(3):144-167.

 Moussa, A. M., Emam A. M., Mohamed M. A. and Diab, Y. M. (2010). In vitro evaluation of some Egyptian plants against the rot bacteria and spider mite and isolation the active constituent(s) from Myrtus communis leaves. International Food Research Journal ,17(2):287-294.

Moussa, A. M., A. M. Emam , M. A. Mohamed and A. E. Mohamed (2009). Isolation and identification of an acaricidal glycoside from Acacia saligna leaves. Arab Univ. J. Agric. Sci. ,17(2):299-306.

Ahmed M. Emam, Eman S. Swelam and Nadia Y. Megally(2009). Furocoumarin and Quinolone Alkaloid with larvicidal and Antifeedant Activities Isolated from Ruta chalepensis leaves. Journal of Natural Products 2: 10-22.

Nahid Z. Haikal, Ahmed M. Emam and Dalia M.I.Ali (2008). Effect of some plant extracts and volatile oils for controlling sugarbeet root- rot disease caused by Sclerotium rolfsii sacc. In vivo and In vitro. N. Egypt. J. Microbiol. 20: 102-117.

Belal, M.H.; Emam, A.M; Megally, N.Y.; El-Dakar, H.A.M. and Hammad, E.A. (2007). Isolation and structural identification of compounds with both nematicidial and fungicidal activites from Acacia saligna leaves. J. Biol. Chem.Environ. Sci.2 (1):27-49.

Ahmed M. Emam and Mohamed E. Mahmoud (2005). Antibacterial activity of furoquinolone alkaloids against potato soft rot bacterium, Erwinia carotovora from Ruta chalepensis leaves. J.Union Arab Biol. Cairo 14B: 1-14.

Abdalla M. Moussa; Ahmed M. Emam; Mamdouh A. Mohamed and Ashraf A. Rahil (2005). Isolation and identification of bactericide and miticide compound from schinus terebinthifolius leaves against the potato rot bacteria and spider mite. Fayoum J. Agric. Res. & Dev., 19 (2): 56-63.

Mostafa M. Farag, Ahmed M. Emam and Mamdouh A. Mohamed (2005). In vitro evaluation of the antioxidant effects of some botanical ethanolic extracts and isolation of the antioxidant constituent(s) from Ruta chalepensis leaves. Fayoum J. Agric. Res. & Dev., 19 (2): 178-190 .

Abdalla M. Moussa; Ahmed M. Emam; Mostafa M. Farag; Mamdouh A. Mohamed and Amr E. Mohamed (2005). Free radical scavengers from the leaves of Acacia saligna Labill. Fayoum J. Agric. Res. & Dev., 19 (1): 24-40 .

 Abdalla M. Moussa; Ahmed M. Emam; Mamdouh A. Mohamed and Yasser M. Diab (2004). Molluscicidal sesquiterpene glycosides from the roots of Pittosporum tobira Ait. 9th Ibn Sina interational conference on pure and applied heterocyclic chemistry, December 11-14 Egypt, Poster, code IIP-B7 .

Abdalla M. Moussa; Vassillios Roussis; Mamdouh A. Mohamed; Ahmed M. Emam; and Yasser M. Diab (2001). Isolation and structural identification of molluscicidal compound(s) from Pittosporum tobira Ait leaves. First conference of safe alternatives of pesticides for pest management Assiut Univ., Egypt, October 28-29: 45-57.

 Emam,A.M. ; Elias, R. ;Moussa, A.M. ; Faure, R. ; Debrauwer, L. and Balansard, G. (1998) Two flavonoid triglycosides from Buddleja madagascariensis. Phytochemistry ; 48 (4):739-742.

 Emam, A.M., Moussa, A.M.; Faure, R. ; Elias, R. and Balansard, G. (1997). Isolation of mimengoside B, a triterpenoid saponin from Buddleja madagascariensis. J. Ethnopharmacol, 58: 215 - 217.

 Emam, A-M; Diaz-Lanza, A.M.; Matellano-Fernandez, L.; Faure, R.; Moussa, A.M.; and Balansard. G. (1997). Biological activities of buddlejasaponin isolated from Buddleja madagatscariensis and Scrophularia scorodonia. Pharmazie,52(l): 76-77.

Emam, A.M; Moussa, A.M-;Faure, R; Favel, A.; Delmas, F.; Elias, R. and Balansard, G. (1996). Isolation and biological study of a triterpenoid saponin, Mimengoside A from the leaves of Buddleja madagascariensis. Planta Med., 62(1): 92-93.

Emam, A.M.; Moussa, A.M.; Essa, M.A.; Faure, R.; EIias,R. and Balansard, G. (1995).Isolation of phenyl propanoid gylcosides from Buddleja madagascariensis Pharm. Pharmacol. Lett, 5(4): .177 - 178.

 Emam, A.M.; Moussa, A.M; Faure, R.; Debrauwer, L.; Elias, R. and Balansard, G. (1995). Iridoids from Buddleja madagascariensis. Pharm- Pharmacol. Lett, 5(3): .103 - 104.

 Shoeb, H.A; Moussa, A.M; El-Sayed. M.M and Emam, A.M. (1991). Laboratory evaluation of some plants as molluscicidal agents. Egypt. J. Bilh, 13(1-2): 189-194.

 Moussa, A.M.;Mohamed, Z.A and Emam, A.M (1990). Biochemical studies on leaf protein concentrates from Castor and Purslane. IV. Evaluation of liver and kidneys functional efficiency of Rats fed leaf protein diets .J. Agric. Sci, Mansoura Univ., 15(4): 643-647.

 Moussa, A.M;Mohamed, Z.A and Emam, A.M (1990). Biochemical studies on leaf protein concentrates from Castor and Purslane. III. available lysine, Antinutritional factors and biological evaluation . J. Agric. Sci, Mansoura Univ., 15(4): 635-642,

 Moussa, A.M.;Mohamed, Z.A and Emam, A.M. (1990). Biochemical studies on leaf protein concentrates from Castor and Purslane.II Chemical evaluation. J. Agric. Sci., Mansoura Univ, 15(4): 627-634.

 Moussa, A.M;Mohamed, Z.A. and Emam, A.M. (1990). Biochemical studies on leaf protein concentrates from Castor and Purslane. I. Extractability and physicochemical properties J. Agric. Sci., Mansoura Univ, 15(4): 614-626.