Syed Asad Rahman

Syed Asad Rahman

Research Scientist

ORCID iD: 0000-0002-7602-6675

Tel:+ 44 (0) 1223 492 537 / Fax:+ 44 (0) 1223 492 468



Exploring the biological and chemical complexity of the ligases.
Holliday GL, Rahman SA, Furnham N, Thornton JM.
J Mol Biol Volume 426 (2014) p.2098-2111
DOI: 10.1016/j.jmb.2014.03.008

EC-BLAST: a tool to automatically search and compare enzyme reactions.
Rahman SA, Cuesta SM, Furnham N, Holliday GL, Thornton JM.
Nat Methods Volume 11 (2014) p.171-174
DOI: 10.1038/nmeth.2803

The evolution of enzyme function in the isomerases.
Martinez Cuesta S, Furnham N, Rahman SA, Sillitoe I, Thornton JM.
Curr Opin Struct Biol Volume 26 (2014) p.121-130
DOI: 10.1016/

Gene cooption in mycobacteria and search for virulence attributes: comparative proteomic analyses of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Mycobacterium indicus pranii and other mycobacteria.
Singh Y, Kohli S, Sowpati DT, Rahman SA, Tyagi AK, Hasnain SE.
Int J Med Microbiol Volume 304 (2014) p.742-748
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijmm.2014.05.006


The EBI enzyme portal.
Alcántara R, Onwubiko J, Cao H, Matos Pd, Cham JA, Jacobsen J, Holliday GL, Fischer JD, Rahman SA, Jassal B, Goujon M, Rowland F, Velankar S, López R, Overington JP, Kleywegt GJ, Hermjakob H, O'Donovan C, Martín MJ, Thornton JM, Steinbeck C.
Nucleic Acids Res Volume 41 (2013) p.d773-80
DOI: 10.1093/nar/gks1112

Mucosal addressin cell adhesion molecule (MAdCAM-1) expression is upregulated in the cirrhotic liver and immunolocalises to the peribiliary plexus and lymphoid aggregates.
Ala A, Brown D, Khan K, Standish R, Odin JA, Fiel MI, Schiano TD, Hillan KJ, Rahman SA, Hodgson HJ, Dhillon AP.
Dig Dis Sci Volume 58 (2013) p.2528-2541
DOI: 10.1007/s10620-013-2755-1


MACiE: exploring the diversity of biochemical reactions.
Holliday GL, Andreini C, Fischer JD, Rahman SA, Almonacid DE, Williams ST, Pearson WR.
Nucleic Acids Res Volume 40 (2012) p.d783-9
DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkr799

FunTree: a resource for exploring the functional evolution of structurally defined enzyme superfamilies.
Furnham N, Sillitoe I, Holliday GL, Cuff AL, Rahman SA, Laskowski RA, Orengo CA, Thornton JM.
Nucleic Acids Res Volume 40 (2012) p.d776-82
DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkr852


The structures and physicochemical properties of organic cofactors in biocatalysis.
Fischer JD, Holliday GL, Rahman SA, Thornton JM.
J Mol Biol Volume 403 (2010) p.803-824
DOI: 10.1016/j.jmb.2010.09.018


Small Molecule Subgraph Detector (SMSD) toolkit.
Rahman SA, Bashton M, Holliday GL, Schrader R, Thornton JM.
J Cheminform Volume 1 (2009) p.12
DOI: 10.1186/1758-2946-1-12


Genomes of Helicobacter pylori from native Peruvians suggest admixture of ancestral and modern lineages and reveal a western type cag-pathogenicity island.
Devi SM, Ahmed I, Khan AA, Rahman SA, Alvi A, Sechi LA, Ahmed N.
BMC Genomics Volume 7 (2006) p.191
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2164-7-191

Observing local and global properties of metabolic pathways: 'load points' and 'choke points' in the metabolic networks.
Rahman SA, Schomburg D.
Bioinformatics Volume 22 (2006) p.1767-1774
DOI: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btl181


Metabolic pathway analysis web service (Pathway Hunter Tool at CUBIC).
Rahman SA, Advani P, Schunk R, Schrader R, Schomburg D.
Bioinformatics Volume 21 (2005) p.1189-1193
DOI: 10.1093/bioinformatics/bti116


Genome sequence based, comparative analysis of the fluorescent amplified fragment length polymorphisms (FAFLP) of tubercle bacilli from seals provides molecular evidence for a new species within the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex.
Ahmed N, Alam M, Abdul Majeed A, Asad Rahman S, Cataldi A, Cousins D, Hasnain SE.
Infect Genet Evol Volume 2 (2003) p.193-199
DOI: 10.1016/s1567-1348(02)00100-4


Whole genome fingerprinting and genotyping of multiple drug resistant (MDR) isolates of Pseudomonas aeruginosa from endophthalmitis patients in India.
Ahmed N, Bal A, Khan AA, Alam M, Kagal A, Arjunwadkar V, Rajput A, Majeed AA, Rahman SA, Banerjee S, Joshi S, Bharadwaj R.
Infect Genet Evol Volume 1 (2002) p.237-242
DOI: 10.1016/s1567-1348(02)00030-8