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Details of Dr. Md. Zakir Sultan

Present Position Principal Scientist, Centre for Advanced Research in Sciences(CARS), University of Dhaka.
Place and Date of Birth Bogra, Bangladesh; December 31, 1975
Nationality Bangladeshi
Religion Islam
Sex Male
Marital Status Married having two sons
Contact Address Centre for Advanced Research in Sciences(CARS), University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh.
Phone (Office) 88-02- 9661920-59/Ext. 4722
E. mail zakir.sultan@du.ac.bd; mdzakirsultan@yahoo.com
Field of Specialization Natural Products Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Research Interest
  • Research on drug interactions, bioavailability study and so on.
  • Isolation and characterization of bioactive (antimicrobial, anti-cancer and pest control) compounds from medicinal plants, microbes and marine resources.
  • Research on folk medicines.
Academic Qualification:
Exam. Passed University/Institute Year Result
Ph. D. Natural Product Chemistry Lab, Department of Chemistry, Kongju National University, South Korea. 2004-2009 Conferred (Feb, 2009)
M. Pharm (Thesis) Department of Pharmacy, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh. 1997 (Exam. held in 2002 due to session jam) First class (Fourth place)
B. Pharm (Hons.) Department of Pharmacy, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh. 1996 (Exam. held in 1998 due to session jam) First class (Second place)
H. S.C. (Higher Secondary Certificate) Sariakandi Degree College, Bogra, Bangladesh. 1993 First division (Star)
S. S.C. (Secondary School Certificate) Sariakandi Govt. High School, Bogra, Bangladesh. 1991 First division
Job Experience:
  • Principal Scientist (May 14, 2015 - till to date): Centre for Advanced Research in Sciences, University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh.
  • Senior Scientist (October 5, 2011 - May 13, 2015): Centre for Advanced Research in Sciences, University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh.
  • Post Doctoral Fellow (May 6, 2010 - October 4, 2011): Centre for Advanced Research in Sciences, University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh.
  • Assistant Professor and Head (March 10, 2010 - May 5, 2010): Department of Pharmacy, Daffodil International University, Dhaka-1207, Bangladesh
  • Senior Lecturer and Head (May 02, 2009 - March 10, 2010): Department of Pharmacy, Daffodil International University, Dhaka-1207, Bangladesh.

Research Experience:
  • May 6, 2010 – till to date: Doing research in the Drug Research Laboratory, Center for Advanced Research in Sciences, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • 2004-2009: Five years research work in the field of Natural Product Chemistry (isolation and characterization of antimicrobial, anti-cancer and pest control agents from plants and microbes) at the Department of Chemistry, Kongju National University, Kongju, Korea.
  • 2000-2002: Two years research experience on Pharmaceutical Microbiology at the Department of Pharmacy, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh.

Administrative Position:
  • Head of the Department (May 16, 2009 – May 6, 2010): Department of Pharmacy, Daffodil International University, Dhaka-1207, Bangladesh.

Training/Workshop:
  • October 10, 2015 to October 15, 2015: Participate as a Resource person on the workshop on "Use, maintenance & trouble-shooting of High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)" arranged by NITUB held at Centre for Advanced Research in Sciences (CARS), University of Dhaka.
  • May 03, 2014 to May 08, 2014: Participate as a Resource person on the training program on the use, maintenance and trouble-shooting of gas chromatography (GC) held at Centre for Advanced Research in Sciences (CARS) and Department of Chemistry, University of Dhaka.
  • October 08, 2011 to October 20, 2011: Participate as a Resource person on the workshop on "Use, maintenance & trouble-shooting of High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)" arranged by NITUB held at Centre for Advanced Research in Sciences (CARS), University of Dhaka and Bangladesh Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (BCSIR), Dhaka.
  • January 29, 2011 to February 03, 2011: Workshop on "Use, maintenance & trouble-shooting of UV-Visible & IR spectrophotometer" arranged by NITUB held at Bangladesh Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (BCSIR), Dhaka.
  • October 16, 2010 to October 19, 2010: Participate as a Resource person on the workshop on Safe Laboratory Practices held at Centre for Advanced Research in Sciences (CARS), University of Dhaka.
  • May, 2003: Training on HPLC from Tosniwall Instruments (Pvt.) Ltd., Nashik, India.
  • December, 1998-January, 1999: Four weeks in-plant training in “Beximco Pharmaceuticals Ltd.” a leading chemical and pharmaceutical industry in Bangladesh. During this period I observed manufacturing as well as quality control and assurance operations of tablets, capsules, sterile preparations, suspension, emulsion, ointments, dry syrup and also the activity of product development dept., engineering & basic raw materials sections.

Member of Professional Bodies:
  • Executive Committee Member, Network of Instrument Technical personnel and User scientists of Bangladesh (NITUB), since 2016.
  • 'A'-grade Registered Pharmacist of Pharmacy Council, Bangladesh (Registration No. A-1939).

Additional Professional Responsibilities:
  • May 16, 2009 – May 6, 2010: Member, Academic Council of Daffodil International University, Shukrabad, Dhaka.
  • 2009-2014: Member of Editorial Advisory Board, Journal of Scientific Research.
  • Reviewer of various scientific journals.

Fellowships/ Scholarships:
  • May, 2010 - October, 2011: Post Doctoral Fellowship in Drug Research Lab., Center for Advanced Research in Sciences, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • March, 2004- January, 2009: Ph.D. fellowship in Natural Product Chemistry Lab., Department of Chemistry, Kongju National University, Korea.
  • Received scholarships at various levels of school, college and university education.

Ongoing Research Projects of Dr. Md. Zakir Sultan (2017-):
  • 'Bioequivalence Study of ZITHROX® (Azithromycin) Tablet (500 mg) in Bangladeshi Healthy Volunteers'.
  • 'Analysis of water soluble vitamins (Thiamine, Riboflavin) in High Yielding Varieties (HYV) Rice samples by HPLC'.
  • 'Screening of aphrodisiac medicinal herbs of Bangladesh'.
  • 'Drug-excipients compatibility study'
  • 'In vitro and in vivo study of drug-drug interactions’
  • 'Study of elemental composition of some medicinal herbs and in vivo evaluation of their effects on hepatic CYP3A in rats

PUBLICATION LIST:
Books:
  • Md. Zakir Sultan and M. A. Rashid. Experimental Organic, Medicinal and Natural Product Chemistry. Published in February, 2014; Ashrafia Boighar, 36- Bangla Bazar, Dhaka-1100, Bangladesh; Pages-339. ISBN-978- 984-33- 6337-4. Language: English.
  • Md. Zakir Sultan. Bioactivity Guided Investigation of Compounds from Streptomyces sp.: Isolation of Bioactive Compounds from Microorganisms. 116 pages; Publisher: VDM Verlag Dr. Müller, Germany; Publication date: July 21, 2010; Language: English; ISBN: 978-3639268010.
  • Md. Zakir Sultan. "Sariakandir Etibritt history of a region of Bangladesh and was written in Bengali language. Published in January 2004, Pages 162, Library of Congress (USA) catalogue No. 2007342701. http://lccn.loc.gov/2007342701
  • Md. Zakir Sultan and Umme Habiba Shammi. Poetry book in Bengali language for children: Tomar chhora, Jhikimiki tara. Published in May, 2014. ISBN: 978-984- 33-6549- 1.

Research Articles:
  • I.J. Bulbul, S. B. Fashiuddin, M.R. Haque, Md. Zakir Sultan and M.A. Rashid. Anti-nociceptive and anti-inflammatory activities of Crotalaria pallida Aiton (Fam: Fabaceae) Leaves. Bangladesh Pharmaceutical Journal, 20(2): 166-172, 2017.
  • M.F. Rahman, M.A. Salam, A. Rahman and Md. Zakir Sultan. Studies of interactions of valsartan, glimepiride and ciprofloxacin HCl by DSC and HPLC. Bangladesh Pharmaceutical Journal, 20(2): 195-200, 2017.
  • M.F. Rahman, N.J. Ara, B.P. Dey, Mohammad Zakir Sultan. Toxic effects of Coralene Red XF and Remazol Red RR textile dyes on liver and kidney in mice. International Journal of Food Science and Biotechnology, 2(4): 97-102, 2017.
  • M.F. Rahman, N.J. Ara, M.M. Uddin, Mohammad Zakir Sultan. Toxic effects of Levafix Blue CA and Levafix Amber CA reactive dyes on liver and kidney in mice. International Journal of Nutrition and Food Sciences, 6(5): 187-193, 2017.
  • M.F. Rahman, M.A. Rahman, Md. Zakir Sultan and M.A. Salam. Study of drug-drug interaction and simultaneous estimation of a new combinational drug by DSC and HPLC. International Journal of Drug Research and Technology,7 (4): 180-194, 2017.
  • Deb A. K., Shaikh M. A. A., Md. Zakir Sultan, Rafi M. I. H. Application of Lac dye in shoe upper leather dyeing. Revista De Pielărie Încălţăminte (Leather and Footwear Journal) 17(2):97-106, 2017 (Romania).
  • Anjum A., Md. Zakir Sultan, Hasan C. M. and Rashid M.A. Antibacterial and cytotoxic constituents from Bridelia verrucosa Haines growing in Bangladesh. Dhaka Univ. J. Pharm. Sci. 16(1): 61-68, 2017.
  • Kayesh R., Jahan M. S., Md. Zakir Sultan. Development by response surface methodology and validation of a stability-indicating RP-HPLC method for simultaneous estimation of Azilsartan Medoxomil and Chlorthalidone in solid dosage form. Chromatographia (Springer). 80 (4): 593–603, 2017. DOI: 10.1007/s10337-017- 3276-4.
  • Aich U., S. Chowdhury, S. Akand, S. Rahman, K. Chowdhury, Z. Sultan, and M. A. Bashar. Synchronization of coincidences between the life stages of Pachliopta aristolochiae and the phenological stages of its host plant Aristolochia indiaca. Journal of Biodiversity, Conservation, Bioresource Management. 2(2):61-68, 2016 (Dept of Zoology, University of Dhaka).
  • R. Kayesh, A. S. M. M. Sarker, Md. Zakir Sultan, and M. S. Jahan. A simple and improved HPLC-PDA method for simultaneous estimation of fexofenadine and pseudoephedrine in extended release tablets by response surface methodology. Journal of Chemistry. Volume 2017, Article ID 9395023, 10 pages. https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/9395023
  • A. Anjum, Md. Zakir Sultan, M. A. A. Sikder, C. M. Hasan, M. A. Al-Mansoor and M. A. Rashid. Bioactive steroid and triterpenoids from Bridelia stipularis (L) Blume. Dhaka Univ. J. Pharm. Sci. 15(2): 221-225, 2016.
  • K. N. Deepa, Md. Zakir Sultan, M. S. Amran and S. Kabir. In vitro analysis of the interaction between ketorolac tromethamine and bovine serum albumin using fluorescence spectroscopy. Journal of Advances in Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences. 10(1): 1-8, 2016. DOI: 10.9734/JAMPS/2016/29006
  • T.U. Amin, M. R. Islam, Md. Zakir Sultan, S. Sultana, M. S. Islam and A. Hasnat. Study of interaction of dextromethorphan hydrobromide with deoxyribonucleic acid by fluorescence quenching. Bangladesh Pharmaceutical Journal 19(2): 197-205 (2016).
  • M. R. H. Khan, A. Rahman, Md. Zakir Sultan, M. Z. Sultan, and M. A. Rashid. Fluorescence Spectroscopic studies of in-vitro interactions of famotidine and tapentadol hydrochloride with bovine serum albumin. Dhaka Univ. J. Pharm. Sci. 15(1): 21-26 (2016).
  • S. C. Dey, M. Al-Amin, T. U. Rashid, Md. Zakir Sultan, M. Ashaduzzaman, M. Sarker, S. M. Shamsuddin. Preparation, characterization and performance evaluation of chitosan as an adsorbent for remazol red. International Journal of Latest Research in Engineering and Technology 2(2): 52-62 (2016).
  • N. Das, M. S. Hasan, S. Z. Raihan and Md. Zakir Sultan. Antinociceptive, anti- inflammatory and hypoglycemic activities of Terminalia citrina leaves. Bangladesh Pharmaceutical Journal 19(1): 25-31 (2016).
  • R. A. Joly, M. R. Islam, S. Sultana, A. Rahman, Md. Zakir Sultan, M. S. Islam, M. S. Islam and A. Hasnat. Interaction of duloxetine hydrochloride with deoxyribonucleic acid measured by fluorescence spectroscopy. Dhaka Univ. J. Pharm. Sci. 14(2): 199-206 (2015).
  • M. N. Hasan, M. N. I. Khan, M. Z. Sultan. The pregnant and lactating mother’s KAP (Knowledge, Attitude and Practice) and nutritional care during antenatal and postnatal period in Ukhia, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. J. Sci. Res. 8 (1): 55-70 (2016).
  • S. F. Koly, S. P. Kundu, S. Kabir, M. S. Amran and Md. Zakir Sultan. Analysis of aceclofenac and bovine serum albumin interaction using fluorescence quenching method for predictive,preventive, and personalized medicine. The EPMA Journal 6:24 (2015).
  • S. N. I. Rabbi, M. Z. Sultan, M. D. Sohel and Md. Zakir Sultan. Study of interaction between febuxostat and bovine serum albumin by fluorescence spectroscopy. Journal of Bioanalysis & Biomedicine. 7(5): 164-170 (2015).
  • M. A Rashid, S. N. I. Rabbi, T. Sultana, M. Z. Sultan and Md. Zakir Sultan. Fluorescence spectroscopic study of interaction between olanzapine and bovine serum albumin. Pharmaceutica Analytica Acta, 6 (8): (2015). http://dx.doi.org/10.4172/2153-2435.1000408
  • S. P. Kundu, Md. Zakir Sultan, A. Rahman, S. K. Paul, S. Shikder, S. Kundu, M. S. Amran and M. A. Hossain. The study of analgesic activity of complexes of magnesium sulfate with aspirin, paracetamol and naproxen. Clinical Pharmacology & Biopharmaceutics. 4 (3): 143 (2015). doi:10.4172/2167-065X.1000143
  • S. F. Koly, Md. Zakir Sultan, A. Rahman, S. Kabir and M. S. Amran. An in vitro study of binding of aceclofenac and pantoprazole with bovine serum albumin by UV spectroscopic method. Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences & Emerging Drugs. 3: 2 (2015). doi: 10.4172/jpsed.1000109
  • M. F. Rahman, M. Z. Sultan, A. Rahman, M. A. Rahman and M. A. Salam. Simultaneous estimation of antihypertensive and antidiabetic drugs by HPLC. Research and Reviews: Journal of Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance, 1(1): 25-29 (2015).
  • S. Amran, S. F. Koly, S. P. Kundu, A. A. Chowdhury, A. Hossain, Zakir Sultan, A. Rahman, S. K. Paul, S. Shikder, T. N. Mredula and S. Kundu. The pharmacokinetic study of aspirin, paracetamol and naproxen with magnesium sulfate. Pharm Anal Acta 6: 372, (2015). doi:10.4172/21532435.1000372
  • N. Das, D. Goshwami, M.S. Hasan, Z. Al-Mahmud, S.Z. Raihan, Md. Zakir Sultan. Evaluation of antinociceptive, anti-inflammatory and anxiolytic activities of methanolic extract of Terminalia citrina leaves. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Disease. 5 (Suppl 1): S137-S141 (2015).
  • M. Haque, M.M. Begum, M. Hasan, A. F. M. T. Rahman, M. I. Hussain, M. M. Rahman, M. H. Ali, M. A. Islam, Md. Zakir Sultan, M. R. Ferdous, C. M. Hasan. Investigation of the medicinal potentials of Syzygium jambos (L.) extract and characterization of the isolated compounds. American Journal of Bio Science. Special Issue: Pharmacological and Phytochemicals Investigation. 3(2-1): 12-18 (2015). doi: 10.11648/j.ajbio.s.2015030201.13
  • S. Ferdous, Md Zakir Sultan, T. Bashar, A. Rahman and M. S. Islam. In vitro and in vivo studies of drug-drug interaction between metformin and cefepime. Pharmaceutica Analytica Acta. 6 (3): 348-352 (2015).
  • R. Kayesh and Md. Zakir Sultan. A novel ion-pair RP-HPLC method for simultaneous quantification of naproxen and esomeprazole in pharmaceutical formulations. Journal of Chromatographic Science. 53: 687-693 (2015). Doi:10.1093/chromsci/bmu103
  • M. M. R. Sajjad, M. T. Sharif, K.N. Deepa, K. Nahar, M. S. Rahman, M.Y. Mian, A. Rahman, Md. Zakir Sultan, S. Kabir, A. A. Chowdhury, M. S. Amran. Evaluation of cardiovascular activities of an ayurvedic preparation “Khadirarishta” in rat model. European Journal of Pharmaceutical and Medical Research. 2(2), 223-234 (2015).
  • M. A. Rahman, Md. Zakir Sultan, M. S. Rahman and M. A. Rashid. Food adulteration: A serious public health concern in Bangladesh. Bangladesh Pharmaceutical Journal. 18(1): 1-7 (2015).
  • K. Nahar, M. S. Rahman, M. M. R. Sajjad, Md. Zakir Sultan, N. J. Lubna, A. A. Chowdhury, S. Kabir, M.S. Amran, Evaluation of some physicochemical properties as quality control parameters of an ayurvedic preparation "Khadirarishta". European Journal of Preventive Medicine. 3(2): 17-21 (2015).
  • M. A. Salam, M. Rokonujjaman, A. Rahman, U. N. Sultana, Md. Zakir Sultan. Study of in vitro interaction of sildenafil citrate with bovine serum albumin by fluorescence spectroscopy. Pharmacology & Pharmacy. 6:94-101 (2015).
  • A. M. Shakar, M. J. Hossain, R. Kayesh, A. Rahman and Md. Zakir Sultan. Incompatibility of bisoprolol fumarate with some super-disintegrating agents. British Journal of Pharmaceutical Research. 5(2): 137-145 (2015).
  • M. Rokonujjaman, M. A. Salam and Md. Zakir Sultan. In vitro study of interactions of sildenafil citrate with bovine serum albumin in presence of bisoprolol fumarate and metformin hydrochloride by fluorescence spectrophotometry. British Journal of Medicine & Medical Research. 5(3): 362-375 (2015). DOI: 10.9734/BJMMR/2015/11655.
  • S. K. Paul, Md. Zakir Sultan, S. Sikder, S. P. Kundu, S. Kundu, A. Rahman, M. Y. Mian, M. S. Hossain, N. J. Lubna, M. S. Amran. An in vitro study on the complexation of phenoxymethyl penicillin potassium and phenytoin. Journal of Medicinal Chemistry and Drug Discover. 5, 33-42 (2014).
  • R. Begum, Md. Zakir Sultan, A. Rahman, M. A. Hossain and M. S. Amran. The in vitro pharmaceutical equivalence studies of losartan tablets of different manufacturers available in Bangladesh. International Journal of Pharmacy, 4(4):128-132 (2014).
  • A. A. Tanam, M. F. Khan, R. B. Rashid, Md. Zakir Sultan and M. A. Rashid. Validation and optimization of a simple RP-HPLC method for the determination of paracetamol in human serum and its application in a pharmacokinetic study with healthy Bangladeshi male volunteers. Dhaka University Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 13(2): 125-131 (2014).
  • M. T. Islam, M. A. S. Bhuiyan, M. M. R. Shajjad, M. T. Sharif, Md. Zakir Sultan, A. Rahman, M.A. Hossain, A. A. Chowdhury, M. S. Amran. A Study of prophylactic effect against diabetes of two ayurvedic drugs ‘jambadyarista’ and ‘bohumutrantak ras’ in normal as well as alloxan-induced diabetic rats. British Journal of Pharmaceutical Research. 4(16): 1945-1955 (2014).
  • M. A. Rahman, M. A. Salam, Md. Zakir Sultan, K. Hossain, A. Rahman and M. A.Rashid. DSC and HPLC studies of some common antidiabetic and antihypertensive drugs. Bangladesh Pharmaceutical Journal. 17(2): 123-127 (2014).
  • S. Biswas, Md. Zakir Sultan, B. K. Sajib and S. C. Bachar. Determination of binding capacity and affinity constants of sevelamer hydrochloride and its market preparation. Dhaka University Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 13(1): 37-49 (2014).
  • M. N. Hasan, Md. Zakir Sultan, M. Mar-E- Um. Significance of fermented food in nutrition and food science. Journal of Scientific Research, 6(2): 373-386 (2014).
  • R. Kayesh, M. S. Hasan, Md. Zakir Sultan. Separation of three oxicams: tenoxicam, meloxicam and lornoxicam by Ion Pair RP-HPLC. American Journal of PharmTech Research. 4(1):395-403 (2014).
  • A. Rahman, Md. Zakir Sultan, M. R. Haque and A. Jabbar. Brine shrimp lethality and antimicrobial properties of various extracts of Amoora rohituka. DIUJST, 9(1):7-9 (2014).
  • M. K. Hossain, Md. Zakir Sultan, A. Rahman, M. G. Uddin, A. A. Chowdhury, M. A. Rashid. RP-HPLC method development and validation for quantitative analysis of metformin and gliclazide in pharmaceutical formulations. Journal of Scientific Research, 6(1):161-168 (2014).
  • M. U. Bushra, M. N. Huda, M. Mostafa, Md. Zakir Sultan and A. Rahman. Study of forced degradation of ciprofloxacin HCl indicating stability using RP-HPLC method. Der Pharma Chemica, 5(6):132-137 (2013).
  • R. Kayesh, M. S. Hasan and Md. Zakir Sultan. A novel RP-HPLC method for quantification of tapentadol HCl in pharmaceutical formulations. Der Pharma Chemica, 5(6):94-100 (2013).
  • F. Nur, A. Rahman, Md. Zakir Sultan, M. G. Uddin, M. A. Rashid, A. Hassan and M. Ahmed. Development and validation of a RP-HPLC method for simultaneous determination of levofloxacin and moxifloxacin in pharmaceutical dosage forms. Journal of Basic & Applied Sciences; 9: 633-638 (2013).
  • S. Saha, R. Begum, A. Rahman, Md. Zakir Sultan, M. S. Amran and M. A. Hossain. Evaluation of in vitro interaction of metformin with ibuprofen in aqueous medium. Bangladesh Pharmaceutical Journal; 16(2): 189-194 (2013).
  • S. Tanjin, F. Islam, Md. Zakir Sultan, A. Rahman, S. R. Chowdhury, T. Sharmin and M. A. Rashid. Development and validation of a simple RP-HPLC method for determination of naproxen in pharmaceutical dosage forms. Bangladesh Pharmaceutical Journal; 16(2): 137-141 (2013).
  • M. N. Hasan, M. A. and Md. Zakir Sultan. Estimation of vitamins B-complex (B2, B3, B5 and B6) of some leafy vegetables indigenous to Bangladesh by HPLC method. Journal of Analytical Sciences, Methods and Instrumentation. 3(3A): 24-29 (2013).
  • M. S. Amran, Md. Zakir Sultan, A. Rahman and M. A. Rashid. Antidiabetic activity of compounds isolated from the kernel of Mangifera indica in alloxan induced diabetic rats. Dhaka University Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences 12(1): 77-81 (2013).
  • R. Kayesh, A. Rahman, Md. Zakir Sultan, M. G. Uddin, F. Aktar and M. A. Rashid. Development and validation of a RP-HPLC method for the quantification of omeprazole in pharmaceutical dosage form. Journal of Scientific Research, 5 (2): 335-342 (2013).
  • S. Sultana, M. S. Bin Sayeed, M. U. Ahmed, M. S. Islam, A. Bahar, M. Z. Sultan, A. Hasnat, Interaction of nalbuphine hydrochloride with deoxyribonucleic acid measured by fluorescence quenching. Drug Research, 63(05): 224-227, 2013. DOI: 10.1055/s-0033-1334874.
  • K. Hossain, A. Rahman, Md. Zakir Sultan, F. Islam, M. Akteruzzaman, M. A. Salam and M. A. Rashid. A validated RP-HPLC method for simultaneous estimation of antidiabetic drugs pioglitazone HCl and glimepiride. Bangladesh Pharmaceutical Journal, 16(1): 69-75, 2013.
  • M. Akteruzzaman, A. Rahman, Md. Zakir Sultan, F. Islam, M. A. Salam and M. A. Rashid. Development and validation of a simple RP-HPLC method for simultaneous estimation of metformin hydrochloride and rosiglitazone in pharmaceutical dosage forms. Dhaka University Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 11(2): 157-163, 2012.
  • S. Saha, R. Begum, Md. Zakir Sultan, F. M. Amjad, M. S. Amran and M. A. Hossain. In vitro interaction of metformin with diclofenac in aqueous medium. Dhaka University Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences,11(2): 101-106, 2012.
  • M. Afzal, Md. Zakir Sultan, R. Begum, A. Rahman, S. Sultana, M. S. Amran and M. A. Hossain. In vitro interaction of nandrolone with calcium nitrate, magnesium sulfate and potassium permanganate in aqueous medium. Dhaka University Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 11(2): 93-99 (2012).
  • M. R. Ahsan, M. Z. Sultan, F. M. Amjad, S. Sultana, M. A. Baki, M. A. Hossain, M. Amjad Hossain and M. S. Amran. Complexation of ciprofloxacin with paracetamol and zinc in aqueous medium. Journal of Scientific Research (J. Sci. Res.) 4 (3), 701-08 (2012).
  • Sultan Z, Zia-Ul- Huda G, Hossain A, Mazid A and Rashid A. Development and validation of a RP-HPLC method for the quantification of sparfloxacin in pharmaceutical dosage forms. Ars Pharmaceutica, 53(1), 11-16 (2012).
  • S. P. Kundu, F. M. Amjad, S. Sultana, Md. Zakir Sultan, M. A. Hossain and M. S. Amran. Study of differential scanning calorimetry of complex of magnesium sulfate with aspirin, paracetamol and naproxen. Bangladesh Pharmaceutical Journal, 15(1), 7-12 (2012).
  • M. R. Ahsan, Md. Zakir Sultan, M. A. Baki, M. A. Rahman, M. A. Hossain, M. A. Hossain and M. S. Amran. The study of in vitro and in vivo effect of concurrent administration of paracetamol and zinc on the antibacterial activity of ciprofloxacin. The Dhaka University Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 10(2), 137-142 (2011).
  • Md. Zakir Sultan, A. Rahman, M. A. Hossain and M. A. Rashid. Quantification of cephradine in pharmaceutical dosage forms formulated in Bangladesh. Journal of Dhaka International University, 3(1), 121-125 (2012).
  • M. A. Hossain, Md. Zakir Sultan, A. M. S. Chowdhury, C. M. Hasan and M. A. Rashid. Preliminary cytotoxicity and antimicrobial investigation of Anthocaphalus chinensis. Journal of Scientific Research, 3(3), 689-692 (2011).
  • L. Jahan, R. Ferdaus, S. M. Shaheen, Md. Zakir Sultan and M. A. Mazid. In vitro transdermal delivery of metformin from a HPMC/ PVA based TDS-patch at different pH. Journal of Scientific Research, 3(3), 651-657 (2011).
  • Md. Zakir Sultan; M. A. Mazid and M. A. Rashid. Stability assessment of cephradine suspension formulated in Bangladesh. Journal of Scientific Research, 3(2), 383-391 (2011).
  • Md. Zakir Sultan; Moon, S. S. and Park, K. Natural phthalate derivatives from the bacterium Burkholderia cepacia K87. Journal of Scientific Research, 2, 191-195 (2010).
  • Md. Zakir Sultan; Lee, K. M. and Moon, S.-S. Antibacterial effect of naturally occurring unsaturated fatty acids from Prunus japonica against Propionibacterium acnes. Oriental Pharmacy and Experimental Medicine, 9, 90-96 (2009).
  • Cho, S.-C.; Md. Zakir Sultan and Moon, S.-S. Anti-acne activities of pulsaquinone, hydropulsaquinone and structurally-related 1,4-quinone derivatives. Archives of Pharmacal Research, 32, 489-494 (2009).
  • Md. Zakir Sultan; Park, K.; Lee, S. Y.; Park, J. K.; Varughese, T. and Moon, S.-S. Novel oxidized derivatives of antifungal pyrrolnitrin from the bacterium Burkholderia cepacia K87. The Journal of Antibiotics, 61, 420-425 (2008).
    Abstract of this article was also published in “ChemInform” of Wiley InterScience, Germany, 40 (4), 205 (2009).
  • Md. Zakir Sultan; Jeon, Y.-M. and Moon, S.-S. Labdane-type diterpenes active against acne from pine cones (Pinus densiflora). Planta Medica, 74, 449-452 (2008).
  • Cho, S.-C.; Md. Zakir Sultan and Moon, S.-S. Synthesis and biological activities of jineol and its derivatives. Bulletin of Korean Chemical Society, 29, 1587-1590 (2008).
    Abstract of this article was also published in “ChemInform” of Wiley InterScience, Germany, 40 (6), 211 (2009)
  • Md. Zakir Sultan; Sathi, Z. S.; Bhuiyan, M. S. A.; Choudury, M. A.; Biswas, M. H. U.; Gafur, M. A. and Rahman, M. A. A. Sub-acute toxicity studies of a metabolite of Streptomyces species. Biotechnology, 1, 88-93 (2002).
  • Md. Zakir Sultan; Khatune, N. A.; Sathi, Z. S.; Bhuiyan, M. S. A.; Sadik, M. G.; Choudury, M. A.; Gafur, M. A. and Rahman, M. A. A. In vitro antibacterial activity of an active metabolite isolated from Streptomyces species. Biotechnology, 1,100-106 (2002).
  • Biswas, M. H. U.; Shaheed, A. H. M. Z.; Farooque, A.; Zakaria, C. M.; Md. Zakir Sultan; Sadik, M. G.; Bhuiyan and M. S. A. In vitro antibacterial and cytotoxic activity of a benzene sulfonic acid derivative complex compounds. Bangladesh Pharmaceutical Journal, 12, 43-46 (2002).
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