Publications in Impact Factor Journals – Tofazzal Islam


  1. Fakir Shahidullah Tareq,Choudhury M. Hasan, Min Ah Lee, Md. Tofazzal Islam, Hyi-Seung Lee, Yeon-Ju Lee, and Hee Jae Shin (2014). Gageotetrins A-C, Noncytotoxic Antimicrobial Linear Lipopeptides from a Marine Bacterium Bacillus subtilis. Organic Letters. IF: 6.142
  2. Saranika Talukder, Subir Sarker, Md Afzal Hossain, Md Abu Hadi Khan, Md Abdul Hannan andM Tofazzal Islam (2014). Evaluation of Fertility Disrupting Potentials of Abrus precatorius Seed Extracts in Male Rats for Arresting Spermatogenesis and Suppressed Fertility In Vivo. Pakistan Veterinary Journal 34(1): 18-23. IF: 1.65 (Pakistan)


  1. Md. Romij Uddin, A-Rang Im, Md Tofazzal Islam, Sungwook Chae, Sang Un Park, Mi-Young Lee(2013) Regulation of mitochondrial energy metabolism: a possible mechanism for anti-aging activity of traditional herbal medicine. Aging Research Reviews (in press). IF: 6.14 (The Netherlands)
  2. M. Abdul Mojid Mondol, Hee Jae Shin, M. Tofazzal Islam (2013) Diversity of secondary metabolites from marine Bacillus species: chemistry, biosynthesis and biological activity. Marine Drugs (in press) IF: 3.978 (Switzerland)
  3. M. Abu Sayed, M. Tofazzal Islam, M. Maksud-Ul Haque, M. Jakaria Hossain Shah, Raisuddin Ahmed and M. Afzal Hossain (2013) Chitosan and buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculantum) supplemented diet increase serum high-density lipoprotein and decrease total cholesterol and triglycerides in broiler. Animal Feed Science and Technology (in press). IF: 1.691 (The Netherlands).
  4. Saranika Talukder, Subir Sarker, Md. Afzal Hossain, Md. Abu Hadi Khan, Md. Abdul Hannan, and Md. Tofazzal Islam (2013) Evaluation of fertility disrupting potentials of Abrus precatorius seed extracts in male rats for arresting spermatogenosis and suppressed fertility in vivo. Pakistan Vaterinary Journal, In Press. IF: 1.255 (Pakistan).


  1. Ferdinand Mouafo Talontsi, Petrea Facey, Michel D.K. Tatong, M. Tofazzal Islam, Holm Frauendorf, Siegfried Draeger, Andreas von Tiedemann, Hartmut Laatsch (2012) Zoosporicidal metabolites from an endophytic fungus Cryptosporiopsis sp. of Zanthoxylum leprieuriiPhytochemistry 83: 87-94. Impact Factor (IF): 3.351 (USA).
  2. Ferdinand Mouafo Talontsi, Md. Tofazzal Islam, Petrea Facey, Clovis Douanla-Meli, Andreas von Tiedemann, HartmutLaatsch (2012) Depsidones and other constituents from Phomopsis sp. CAFT69 and its host plant Endodesmia calophylloides with potent inhibitory effect on motility of zoospores of grapevine pathogen Plasmopara viticolaPhytochem. Lett. 5: 657-664. IF: 1.222 (USA).
  3. Animesh Sarker, Tofazzal Islam, Gokul Chandra Biswas, Shohidul Alam, Mikail Hossain, Nur Mohammad Talukder (2012) Screening for phosphate solubilizing bacteria inhabiting the rhizosphere of rice grown in acidic soil in Bangladesh. Acta Microbiological et Immunologica Hungarica 59: 199-213. IF: 0.798. (Hungary)


  1. M. Tofazzal Islam, Andreas von Tiedemann, Hartmut Laatsch (2011) Protein kinase C is likely to be involved in zoosporogenesis and maintenance of flagellar motility in the Peronosporomycete zoospores. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 24: 938-947. IF: 4.431 (USA).
  2. Abdalla MA, Win HY, Islam MT, Tiedemann Av, Schüffler A, Laatsch H (2011) Khatmiamycin, a motility Inhibitor and zoosporicide against the downy mildew pathogen Plasmopara viticola from Streptomyces sp. ANK313Journal of Antibiotics 64: 655-659. IF: 1.651 (Japan).
  3. M. Tofazzal Islam, Andreas von Tiedemann (2011) 2,4-Diacetylphloroglucinol suppresses zoosporogenesis and impairs motility of the Peronospotomycete zoospores. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology27: 2071-2079. IF: 1.532 (USA).
  4. Zinad DS, Shaaban KA, Abdalla MA, Islam MT, Anke H, Laatsch H (2011) Bioactive isocoumarins from a terrestrial Streptomyces sp. ANK302. Natural Product Communication 6: 45-48. IF: 1.242 (USA).
  5. M. Tofazzal Islam, Abu Sadeque Md. Selim, M. Abu Sayed, M. Afroza Khatun, M. Nuerealam Siddiqui, M. Shafiul Alam, M. Afzal Hossain (2011) Nigella sativa L. supplemented diet decreases egg cholesterol content and suppresses harmful intestinal bacteria in laying hens. Journal of Animal and Feed Science20 (4): 587-598. IF: 0.636. (Europe)


  1. Md. Tofazzal Islam (2010) Mode of antagonism of a biocontrol bacterium Lysobacter sp. SB-       K88 toward a damping-off pathogen Aphanomyces cochlioidesWorld Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology 26: 629-637. IF: 1.532 (USA).
  2. Md. Tofazzal Islam and Yukiharu Fukushi (2010) Growth inhibition and excessive branching in Aphanomyces cochlioides induced by 2,4-diacetylphloroglucinol is linked to disruption of filamentous actin cytoskeleton in the hyphae. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology 26: 1163-1170. IF: 1.532 (USA).
  3. Md. Tofazzal Islam (2010) Ultrastructure of Aphanomyces coclioides zoospores and changes during their developmental transitions triggered by the host-specific flavone cochliophilin A. Journal of Basic Microbiology 50: S58-S67. IF: 1.266 (Germany).
  4. Md. Tofazzal Islam (2010) Morphology and behavior of the successive generations of zoospores of a damping-off pathogen Aphanomyces cochlioidesJournal of Plant Pathology 92: 461-468. IF: 0.912 (Italy).


  1. Md. Tofazzal Islam (2009) Variation in chemotactic preferences of Aphanomyces cochlioides zoospores to flavonoids. Zeitschrift fuer Naturforschung 64c: 847-852. IF: 0.772 (Germany)
  2. Md. Tofazzal Islam, A. K. M. Golam Sarwar, Hasna Hena Begum, Toshiaki Ito and Satoshi Tahara (2009) Epidermal features of rice leaf epidermis of rice (Oryza sativa L.) cv. BR29. Bangladesh Journal of Plant Taxonomy16: 177-180. IF: 0.67 (Bangladesh)


  1. Md. Tofazzal Islam and Andreas von Tiedemann (2008) Signalling and interactions between plants and phytopathogenic Peronosporomycetes. Phytopathology 98: S72. IF: 2.799 (USA).
  2. Md. Tofazzal Islam and Andreas von Tiedemann (2008) Zoosporogenesis and differentiation of grapevine downy mildew pathogen Plasmopara viticola in host-free system. Phytopathology 98: S72. IF: 2.779 (USA).
  3. Md. Tofazzal Islam (2008) Dynamic rearrangement of F-actin organization triggered by host-specific plant signal is linked to morphogenesis of Aphanomyces cochlioides zoospores. Cell Motility and the Cytoskeleton 65: 553-562. IF: 2.657 (USA).
  4. Md. Tofazzal Islam (2008) Disruption of ultrastructure and cytoskeletal network is involved with biocontrol of damping-off pathogen Aphanomyces cochlioides by Lysobacter sp. strain SB-K88. Biological Control 46: 312-321. IF: 2.003 (The Netherlands).


  1. Md. Tofazzal Islam, Abhinandan Deora, Yasuyuki Hashidoko, Atiqur Rahman, Toshiaki Ito and Satoshi Tahara (2007) Isolation and identification of potential phosphate solubilizing bacteria from the rhizoplane of Oryza sativa L. cv. BR29 of Bangladesh. Zeitschrift fuer Naturforschung 62c: 103-110. IF: 0.772 (Germany)
  2. Md. Tofazzal Islam, Misuyoshi Sakasai, Yasuyuki Hashidoko, Abhinandan Deora, Yasuko Sakihama and Satoshi Tahara (2007) Composition of culture medium influences zoosporogenesis and differentiation of Aphanomyces cochlioides. Journal of General Plant Pathology 73: 324-329. IF: 0.689 (Japan)


  1. Abhinandan Deora, Yasuyuki Hashidoko, Md. Tofazzal Islam, Toshiaki Ito, Yuriko Aaoyama and Satoshi Tahara (2006) An antagonistic rhizoplane bacterium Pseudomonas sp. strain EC-S101 physiologically stresses a spinach root rot pathogen Aphanomyces cochlioidesJournal of General Plant Pathology 72: 57-64. IF: 0.689 (Japan).


  1. Md. Tofazzal Islam, Yasuyuki Hashidoko, Abhinandan Deora, Toshiaki Ito and Satoshi Tahara (2005) Suppression of damping-off disease in host plants by the rhizoplane bacterium Lysobacter sp. strain SB-K88 is linked to plant colonization and antibiosis against soilborne Peronosporomycetes. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 71: 3786-3796. IF: 3.778 (USA).
  2. Abhinandan Deora, Yasuyuki Hashidoko, Md. Tofazzal Islam and Satoshi Tahara, (2005) Antagonistic rhizoplane bacteria induce diverse morphological alterations in Peronosporomycetes hyphae during in vitro interaction. European Journal of Plant Pathology 112: 311-322. IF: 1.413 (The Netherlands).
  3. Satoshi Tahara and Md. Tofazzal Islam (2005) Secondary metabolites with diverse activities toward phytopathogenic zoospores of Aphanomyces cochlioides in host and nonhost plants. In: Discoveries in Agrochemicals, ACS Symposium Series 892, American Chemical Society, pp. 202-215 IF: 0.971 (USA).


  1. Henny Hoo, Yasuyuki Hashidoko, Md. Tofazzal Islam and Satoshi Tahara (2004) Requirement of relatively high threshold level of Mg2+ for cell growth of a rhizoplane bacterium Sphingomonas yanoikuyae EC-S001. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 70: 5214-5221. IF: 3.778 (USA).
  2. Tomohiko Takayama, Yukiharu Fukushi, Md. Tofazzal Islam and Satoshi Tahara, (2004) Quantification of particle method for chemotactic bioassay using Peronosporomycete zoospores. Zeitschrift fuer Naturforschung 59c: 892-896. IF: 0.772 (Germany).
  3. Md. Tofazzal Islam, Yasuyuki Hashidoko, Toshiaki Ito and Satoshi Tahara (2004) Interruption of the homing sequence of phytopathogenic Aphanomyces cochlioides zoospores by secondary metabolites from nonhost Amaranthus gangeticus. Journal of Pesticide Science 29: 6-14. IF: 0.635 (Japan).


Md. Tofazzal Islam, Toshiaki Ito and Satoshi Tahara (2003) Host-specific plant signal and G-protein activator, mastoparan, triggers differentiation of zoospores of the phytopathogenic oomycete Aphanomyces cochlioides. Plant and Soil 255: 131-142. IF: 2.733 (The Netherlands).


  1. Parvin Begum, Yasuyuki Hashidoko, Md. Tofazzal Islam, Yuko Ogawa and Satoshi Tahara (2002) Zoosporicidal activities of anacardic acids against Aphanomyces cochlioidesZeitschrift fuer Naturforschung, 57c: 874-882. IF: 0.772 (Germany).
  2. Md. Tofazzal Islam, Toshiaki Ito and Satoshi Tahara (2002) Microscopic studies on the attachment and differentiation of zoospores of the phytopathogenic fungus Aphanomyces cochlioidesJournal of General Plant Pathology 68: 111-117. IF: 0.689 (The Netherlands)


  1. Md. Tofazzal Islam, Toshiaki Ito and Satoshi Tahara (2001) Morphological studies on zoospore of Aphanomyces cochlioides and changes during the interaction with host materials. Journal of General Plant Pathology 67: 255-261. IF: 0.689 (The Netherlands).


  1. Md. Tofazzal Islam and Satoshi Tahara (2000) Dihydroflavonols from Lannea coromandelica. Phytochemistry 54: 901-907. IF: 3.351 (USA)


  1. Habib Mohammad Naser, Md. Tofazzal Islam, Hasna Hena Begum and Md Idris (1999) Effects of time and frequency of irrigation on yield of wheat. Thai Journal of Agricultural Science32: 205-209. IF: 0.133 (Thailand).


  1. M. A. H. Chowdhury and Md. Tofazzal Islam (1996) Weeding and nitrogen application as a means for increasing yield and mineral content of wheat under rainfed condition. Thai Journal of Agricultural Science, 29: 183-189. IF: 0.133 (Thailand).