• Bioactive compounds analysis and purification methods (various types of fractionation, analytical and preparative chromatography, SDS-PAGE, western blot);
  • Cellular senescence;
  • In vitro study of metabolic syndrome.

Research Fields

  • Production and analysis of bioactive compounds and bacteriocin along with their in vitro study in gastrointestinal tract;
  • Depression link to gut-brain axis.

Selected Bibliography

  • Oberčkal, J., Liaqat, H., Matijašić, B.B., Rozman, V. and Treven, P., 2023. Quantification of lactoferrin in human milk using monolithic cation exchange HPLC. Journal of Chromatography B, 1214, p.123548.
  • Liaqat, H., Parveen, A. and Kim, S.Y., 2022. Antidepressive Effect of Natural Products and Their Derivatives Targeting BDNF-TrkB in Gut–Brain Axis. International journal of molecular sciences, 23(23), p.14968.
  • Liaqat, H., Parveen, A. and Kim, S.Y., 2022. Neuroprotective Natural Products’ Regulatory Effects on Depression via Gut–Brain Axis Targeting Tryptophan. Nutrients, 14(16), p.3270.
  • Iqbal, M.W., Riaz, T., Mahmood, S., Liaqat, H., Mushtaq, A., Khan, S., Amin, S. and Qi, X., 2022. Recent advances in the production, analysis, and application of galacto-oligosaccharides. Food Reviews International, pp.1-30.
  • Yousaf, L., Hou, D., Liaqat, H. and Shen, Q., 2021. Millet: A review of its nutritional and functional changes during processing. Food Research International, 142, p.110197.
  • Liaqat, H., Kim, K.J., Park, S.Y., Jung, S.K., Park, S.H., Lim, S. and Kim, J.Y., 2021. Antioxidant effect of wheat germ extracts and their antilipidemic effect in palmitic acid-induced steatosis in hepg2 and 3t3-l1 cells. Foods, 10(5), p.1061.
  • Shahid, S., Leghari, A.A., Anam, M., Gull, T., Ashraf, J., Tahir, H., Liaqat, H. and Iqbal, M.W., 2021. Development of Yoghurt Spread from Goat Milk and its Qualitative Valorization Using Chia Seed Oil. Adv Food Technol Nutr Sci, 7(1), pp.7-12.
  • Liaqat, H., Jeong, E., Kim, K.J. and Kim, J.Y., 2020. Effect of wheat germ on metabolic markers: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Food Science and Biotechnology, 29, pp.739-749.