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Simab  Kanwal

Simab Kanwal


Ph.D in Biochemistry, Department of Biochemistry, Chulalongkorn, University, Bangkok Thailand, 2014

Current position

Post-Doctoral research fellow, Department of Biochemistry, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok Thailand, 2016


  1. Kanwal, S. and Incharoensakdi, A. (2016). Characterization of glutamate decarboxylase from Synechocystis sp. PCC6803 and its role in nitrogen metabolism. Plant Physiol Biochem 99: 59-65.

  2. Kanwal, S., Khetkorn, W. and Incharoensakdi, A. (2015). GABA accumulation in response to different nitrogenous compounds in unicellular cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. Curr Microbiol 70(1): 96-102.

  3. Kanwal, S., Rastogi, R. P. and Incharoensakdi, A. (2014). Glutamate decarboxylase activity and gamma-aminobutyric acid content in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 under osmotic stress and different carbon sources. J. Appl. Phycol. 26:2327–2333.

  4. Ul-Haq, I., Ullah, N., Bibi, G., Kanwal, S., Sheeraz Ahmad, M. and Mirza, B. (2012). Antioxidant and Cytotoxic Activities and Phytochemical Analysis of Euphorbia wallichii Rooht Extract and its Fractions. Iran J Pharm Res 11(1): 241-249.

  5. Kanwal, S., Ullah, N., Ul-Haq, I., Afzal, I. and Mirza, B. (2011). Antioxidant, antitumor activities and phytochemical investigation of Hedera nepalensis k.koch, an important medicinal plant from Pakistan. Pak. J. Bot. 43:85-89.

Protocols by Simab Kanwal
  1. Extraction and Quantification of GABA and Glutamate from Cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803