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Publications: Books, Book chapters, Patents & Journals (36)


2 Books

3 Book chapters

6 Patents (Accepted and pending)

25 International publications


Books Editor & book chapters (5)

1- Editor of the book "Biopolymers", ISBN 978-953-307-109-1, published by SCIYO publisher in 2010.


2- Editor of the book "Biotechnology of Biopolymers", ISBN: 978-953-307-166-4, published by Intech in 2011.


3- Book chapter:The Art of Immobilization using Biopolymers, Biomaterials and Nanobiotechnology, In Biotechnology of Biopolymers (2011), Intech Publisher, ISBN: 978-953-307-166-4.


4- Book chapter:Bio-applications of chitosan. In: Chitosan (2011), Nova Publisher, ISBN: 978-1-61728-831-9


5- Book chapter:Low-Cost Foods and Drugs Using Immobilized Enzymes on Biopolymers, Biopolymers (2010), Magdy Elnashar (Ed.), ISBN: 978-953-307-109-1



Patents (6)

1.Elnashar, M.M. et al. (2012): Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT), PCT/2012/EG000023 "Novel Carriers based on Agriculture Wastes for Immobilisation of Biomolecules".

2.Elnashar, M.M. et al. (2012): Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT), PCT/2012/EG000024 "Entrapment of Oils and Immobilisation of Proteins Using Novel Matrices".

3.Elnashar, M.M. (2010): USPTO, Carriers for Immobilization and Reusability of Enzymes. US Patent, application No. 12/866,748. http://www.wipo.int/pctdb/ wo/2009/155937, Publication No. US 2011/0076737 A1.

4.Elnashar, M.M. (2009): Preparation of carrageenan treated with synthetic polymer as a carrier for biotechnological applications". Egyptian Patent, No 24600 dated 15.12.2009, also accepted by the Ministry of Health in 2008.

5.Elnashar, M.M. (2013): "Modified alginate as a carrier for immobilization of proteins". Egyptian Patent, No 26169.

6.Elnashar, M.M. (2008): Novel Carriers for Immobilization and Reusability of Enzymes. Egyptian Patent, No 1064/2008, Accepted in 2013.


Conferences proceedings (2)


  1. XIX International conference on Bioencapsulation entitled: “Production of 6-APA for Semi-synthetic Antibiotics using Covalent Immobilization of Penicillin G Acylase onto Grafted Alginate Beads.”, Amboise, France from 5-8 October, 2011
  2. XIX International conference on Bioencapsulation entitled: “Solving Lactose Health and Environmental Problems using Immobilized Lactase on Biopolymeric Beads”, Amboise, France from 5-8 October, 2011 

Journals (23)

  1.  Elnashar, M.M., Kahil, T. (2014) Biopolymeric Formulations for Biocatalysis and Biomedical Applications. BioMed Research International. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/418097
  2. Elnashar, M.M., Wahba, M.I., Amin, M.A., A. El-Diwany. (2014) Application of Plackett–Burman screening design to the modeling of grafted alginate–carrageenan beads for the immobilization of penicillin G acylase. Journal of Applied Polymers Science. DOI: 10.1002/APP.40295.
  3.  Elnashar, M.M., Wahba, M.I., Amin, M.A., A. El-Diwany. (2014) Stabilization of Arthrobacter viscosus Penicillin G Acylase. Journal of Colloid Science and Biotechnology. 2, 1-7.
  4. Elnashar, M.M., G. E. Awad, M. E. Hassan, M. S. Mohy Eldin, B. Haroun, A. El-Diwany. (2014) Optimal immobilization of β-galactosidase onto κ-Carrageenan gel beads using response surface methodology and its applications. The Scientific World Journal. http://www.hindawi.com/journals/tswj/aip/571682/
  5. Yassin, A.A., Elwasef, A.M., Elnashar, M.M., Oldenburg, J., Mayer, G., Pötzsch, B., Müller, J. (2014) Protamine-adsorbed magnetic nanoparticles for efficient isolation and concentration of Hepatits-C-Virus from human plasma samples. Chemical Communications J., 50, 590-592.
  6. Elnashar, M.M., Mohamed E. H., (2014) Novel Epoxy Activated Hydrogels for Solving Lactose Intolerance. BioMed Research International.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/817985
  7. Elnashar, M.M., Hanan Mostafa, Nagy A., Morsy, Ghada E.A. (2013) Biocatalysts: Isolation, Identification and Immobilization of Thermally Stable Lipase onto Novel Supports.  Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. 52, 14760−14767.
  8. Elnashar, M.M., Ali. O.A., Ragaa, H.A. (2013) Hypothesis based on the enzyme’s pI and the gel’s pKa to interpret the abnormal behavior for the free and immobilized enzyme at different pHs. Enzymes and Microbial Technology. Submitted.
  9. Elnashar, M.M., Mohamed E. H., Ghada E.A. (2013) Grafted Carrageenan Gel Disks and Beads with Polyethylenimine and Glutaraldehyde for Covalent Immobilization of Penicillin G Acylase. Journal of Colloid Science and Biotechnology (JCSB), 2, 1-7.
  10. Awad, G.E., Amer, H., El-Gammal, E., Hely, W., Essawy, M., Elnashar, M.M. (2013) Production optimization of invertase by Lactobacillus  brevis Mm-6 and  its immobilization on alginate beads. Carbohydrates Polymers, 93, 740.
  11. Elnashar, M.M., Ali. O.A., Ragaa, H., Mohga, A. (2012) Covalent immobilization of penicillin G acylase onto grafted alginate beads. Journal of Colloid Science & Biotechnology (JCSB), 1, 1-7.
  12. Ahmed S. Nada, Asrar M. Hawas, Nour El-Din Amin, Magdy M. Elnashar, Zakaria Y. Abd Elmageed (2012). Radioprotective Effect of Curcuma longa Extract on γ-Irradiation-induced Oxidative Stress in Rats. Canadian Journal of Physiology & Pharmacology 90, 415–423.
  13. Awad, G.E., Elnashar, M.M. and Danial, E.N. (2011): "Production of Phytase by Penicillium funiculosum NRC467 under SSF: Novel Method for Optimization by Response Surface Methodology". World Applied Sciences Journal 15, 1635-1644.
  14. Elnashar, M.M. (2010): Review article: “Immobilized Molecules Using Biomaterials and Nanobiotechnology". Journal of Biomaterials and Nanobiotechnology 1, 61-76.
  15. Danial, E.N., Elnashar, M.M. and Awad, G.E. (2010): Immobilized Inulinase on Grafted Alginate Beads Prepared by the One-Step and the Two-Steps Methods. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 49, 3120-3125.
  16. Elnashar, M.M. Yassin, A.M., Abdel Moneim, A.A. and Abdel Bary, E.M. (2010): Surprising Performance of Alginate Beads for the Release of Low Molecular Weight Drugs. Journal of Applied Polymer Sciences 116, 3021-3126.
  17. Elnashar, M.M., Danial, E.N. and Awad, G.E. (2009): Novel Carrier of Grafted Alginate for Covalent Immobilization of Inulinase. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 48, 9781-9785.
  18. Elnashar, M.M., Yassin, A.M. (2009): Lactose Hydrolysis by β-Galactosidase Covalently Immobilized to Thermally Stable Biopolymers. Journal of Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology 159, 426-437.
  19. Elnashar, M.M., Yassin, A.M. (2009): Covalent immobilization of β-galactosidase on carrageenan coated chitosan. Journal of Applied Polymer Sciences 114, 17-24.
  20. Elnashar, M.M., Yassin, A.M. and Kahil, T. (2008): Novel thermally and mechanically stable hydrogel for enzyme immobilization of penicillin G acylase via covalent technique. Journal of Applied Polymer Sciences 109, 4105-4111.
  21. Mansour, M.E., Elnashar, M.M. and Hazem, M.E. (2007): Amphoteric hydrogels using template polymerization technique. Journal of Applied Polymer Sciences 106, 3571-3580.
  22. Elnashar, M.M., Millner, P.A., Johnson, A.F. and Gibson, T.D. (2005): Parallel plate equipment for preparation of uniform gel sheets. Biotechnology Letters 27, 737-739.
  23. El-Sanabary, A.A., Elnashar, M.M., Abdallah, A.M. and Badran, B.M. (2001): Preparation and evaluation of some new corrosion inhibitors in varnishes. Anti-Corrosion Methods and Materials 48, 47-58.