Md. Asaduzzaman Khan


PhD in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Oncology

Southwest Medical University, Luzhou, Sichuan, China

Develop anticancer drugs

Selective peer reviewed publications:

  1. Khan MA, Tania M, Fu S, Fu J (2017). Thymoquinone, as an anticancer molecule: from basic research to clinical investigation. Oncotarget. 8(31): 51907-51919.  
  2. Imani S, Wei C, Cheng J, Khan MA (equal contribution), Fu S, Yang L, Tania M, Zhang X, Xiao X, Zhang X, Fu J (2017). MicroRNA-34a targets epithelial to mesenchymal transition-inducing transcription factors (EMT-TFs) and inhibits breast cancer cell migration and invasion. Oncotarget. 8(13):21362-21379.   
  3. Wei C, Cheng J, Zhou B, Zhu L, Khan MA, He T, Zhou S, He J, Lu S, Chen H, Zhang D, Zhao Y, Fu J (2016). Tripartite motif containing 28 (TRIM28) promotes breast cancer metastasis by stabilizing TWIST1 protein. Scientific Reports. 6: 29822.    
  4. Khan MA, Tania M, Wei C, Mei Z, Fu S, Cheng J, Xu J, Fu J (2015). Thymoquinone inhibits tumor metastasis by regulating TWIST1 associated with epithelial to mesenchymal transitions. Oncotarget. 6(23): 19580-19591.  
  5. Khan MA, Chen HC, Zhang D, Fu J (2013). Twist: A Molecular Target in Cancer Therapeutics. Tumor Biology. 34(5): 2497-2506.  
  6. Tania M, Khan MA (equal contribution), Fu J (2014). Epithelial to mesenchymal transition inducing transcription factors and metastatic cancer. Tumor Biology. 35(8): 7335-7342.  
  7. Khan MA, Chen HC, Wan XX, Tania M, Xu A, Chen FZ, Zhang DZ (2013). Regulatory Effects of Resveratrol on Antioxidant Enzymes: A Mechanism of Growth Inhibition and Apoptosis Induction in Cancer Cells. Molecules and Cells. 35(3): 219-225.  
  8. Khan MA, Tania M (2012). Nutritional and Medicinal Importance of Pleurotus mushrooms: An Overview. Food Reviews international. 28(3): 313-329;
  9. Liu J, Chen HC, Rao ZZ, Khan MA, Wan XX, Xu AH, Zhang N, Zhang D (2011).  Identification of heptapeptides interacting with IFN-α-sensitive CML cells. Expert Opinion on Investigational Drugs. 20(12): 1583-1589.  
  10. Khan MA, Tania M, Zhang DZ, Chen HC (2010). Antioxidant Enzymes and Cancer. Chinese Journal of Cancer Research. 22(2): 87-92.
  11. Tania M, Khan MA, Zhang H, Li J, Song Y (2010). Autotaxin: a protein with two faces. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 401(4): 493-497.  
  12. Khan MA, Wu, F, Ying R, Gobel V, Zhang H (2016). RNAi-based screens identify tube morephogenesis genes in the C. elegans spermatheca. The Allied Genetics Conference 2016; July 13-17, 2016 at Orlando, Florida, USA (Abstract No. W4109A)
  13. Khan MA, Tania M, Wei C, Fu J (2015). Relationship between transcription factor TWIST1 and microRNA34a in metastatic cancer cells. Proceedings of Annual meeting of American Association of Cancer Research; April 18-22, 2015 at Philadelphia, USA (Abstract No. 1978).