Syed Asad Rahman

Syed Asad Rahman

Visiting Scientist

ORCID iD: 0000-0002-7602-6675

Tel:+ 44 (0) 1223 49 / Fax:+ 44 (0) 1223 48 46 96



Exploring the chemistry and evolution of the isomerases.
Martínez Cuesta S, Rahman SA, Thornton JM.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America Volume 113 (2016) p.1796-1801


Reply to '"Mycobacterium indicus pranii" is a strain of Mycobacterium intracellulare': "M. indicus pranii" is a distinct strain, not derived from M. intracellulare, and is an organism at an evolutionary transition point between a fast grower and slow grower.
Rahman SA, Singh Y, Kohli S, Ahmad J, Ehtesham NZ, Tyagi AK, Hasnain SE.
mBio Volume 6 (2015) p.

The Classification and Evolution of Enzyme Function.
Martínez Cuesta S, Rahman SA, Furnham N, Thornton JM.
Biophysical journal Volume 109 (2015) p.1082-1086


EC-BLAST: a tool to automatically search and compare enzyme reactions.
Rahman SA, Cuesta SM, Furnham N, Holliday GL, Thornton JM.
Nature methods Volume 11 (2014) p.171-174

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.
International journal of medical microbiology : IJMM Volume 304 (2014) p.742-748

Exploring the biological and chemical complexity of the ligases.
Holliday GL, Rahman SA, Furnham N, Thornton JM.
Journal of molecular biology Volume 426 (2014) p.2098-2111

The evolution of enzyme function in the isomerases.
Martinez Cuesta S, Furnham N, Rahman SA, Sillitoe I, Thornton JM.
Current opinion in structural biology Volume 26 (2014) p.121-130


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.
Digestive diseases and sciences Volume 58 (2013) p.2528-2541

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 research Volume 41 (2013) p.D773-80


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 research Volume 40 (2012) p.D776-82

MACiE: exploring the diversity of biochemical reactions.
Holliday GL, Andreini C, Fischer JD, Rahman SA, Almonacid DE, Williams ST, Pearson WR.
Nucleic acids research Volume 40 (2012) p.D783-9


The structures and physicochemical properties of organic cofactors in biocatalysis.
Fischer JD, Holliday GL, Rahman SA, Thornton JM.
Journal of molecular biology Volume 403 (2010) p.803-824


Small Molecule Subgraph Detector (SMSD) toolkit.
Rahman SA, Bashton M, Holliday GL, Schrader R, Thornton JM.
Journal of cheminformatics Volume 1 (2009) p.12


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

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


Metabolic pathway analysis web service (Pathway Hunter Tool at CUBIC).
Rahman SA, Advani P, Schunk R, Schrader R, Schomburg D.
Bioinformatics (Oxford, England) Volume 21 (2005) p.1189-1193


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.
Infection, genetics and evolution : journal of molecular epidemiology and evolutionary genetics in infectious diseases Volume 2 (2003) p.193-199


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.
Infection, genetics and evolution : journal of molecular epidemiology and evolutionary genetics in infectious diseases Volume 1 (2002) p.237-242