Dr. Md. Zahidul Islam Lecturer, Department of Biotechnology & Genetic Engineering

Research Interest

To reveal the mechanism and mode of action of cell-penetrating peptides and antimicrobial peptides on lipid membranes by single GUV method.

Journals Papers

Effects of Mechanical Properties of Lipid Bilayers on the Entry of Cell-Penetrating Peptides into Single Vesicles,

Md. Zahidul Islam, Sabrina Sharmin, Victor Levadnyy, Sayed Ul Alam Shibly, and Masahito Yamazaki (2017), Langmuir, 33, 2433−2443.

Effects of Lipid Composition on the Entry of Cell-Penetrating Peptide Oligoarginine into Single Vesicles,

Sabrina Sharmin, Md. Zahidul Islam, Mohammad Abu Sayem Karal, Sayed Ul Alam Shibly, Hideo Dohra and Masahito Yamazaki (2016), Biochemistry, 55 (30) 4154–4165.

Investigations of medicinal properties of Kalanchoe pinnata under Crassulaceae family,

Sabrina Sharmin, Md. Zahidul Islam, Md. Abdul Jabber (2016), Bioscience and Bioengineering Communication; 2 (3): 130-136.

Isolation and identification of medicinal compounds from Kalanchoe pinnata of Crassulaceae family by 1H NMR.

Sabrina Sharmin, Md. Zahidul Islam, Md. Abdul Jabber (2016), Bioscience and Bioengineering Communication; 2 (2): 123-129.

The single GUV method for revealing the functions of antimicrobial, pore-forming toxin, and cell-penetrating peptides or proteins.

Md. Zahidul Islam, Jahangir Md. Alam, Yukihiro Tamba, Mohammad Abu Sayem Karal and Masahito Yamazaki, (2014) Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 16, 15752-15767.

Entry of cell-penetrating peptide transportan 10 into a single vesicle by translocating across lipid membrane and its induced pores,

Md. Zahidul Islam, Hirotaka Ariyama, Jahangir Md. Alam, and Masahito Yamazakia (2014), Biochemistry, 53, 386-396.

Cultivation of Oyster Mushroom (Pleurotus flabellatus) on different substrates,

Md. Zahidul Islam, Md. Hasibur Rahman, Fauzia Hafiz. (2009), International Journal of Sustainable Crop Production, 4(1), 45-48.

A Comparative Study of Azotobacter spp. from Different Soil Samples,

Md. Zahidul Islam, Dilara Islam Sharif and Md. Aktar Hossain (2008), Journal of Soil Nature, 2(3), 16-19.