Alireza Arabshahi

Alireza Arabshahi

Research Associate
Biophysical Property of Macromolecules, Protein Crystal Growth,
Laser Light Scattering
University of Alabama at Birmingham
435 McCallum Bldg.
1918 University Blvd.
Birmingham, AL 35294
Tel: (205) 934-2338


  1. Wilson L, Arabshahi A, Simons B, Prasain JK, Barnes S.
    Improved high sensitivity analysis of polyphenols and their metabolites by nano-liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry.
    Arch Biochem Biophys. 2014 Oct 1;559:3-11. [doi: 10.1016/] [PMID: 24967696]

  2. Legette LL, Prasain J, King J, Arabshani A, Barnes S, Weaver CM.
    Pharmacokinetics of Equol, a Soy Isoflavone Metabolite, Changes with Form of Equol (Dietary vs. Intestinal Production) in Ovariectomized Rats.
    J Agric Food Chem. 2014 Jan 21 [PMID: 24446705]

  3. Whitehouse-Tedd K, Cave N, Ugarte C, Tucker L, Prasain JK, Arabshahi A, Barnes S, Hendriks W, Thomas D.
    Isoflavone metabolism in domestic cats (Felis catus): comparison of plasma metabolites detected after ingestion of two different dietary forms of genistein and daidzein.
    J Anim Sci. 2013 Mar;91(3):1295-306. [PMID: 23307849] [doi: 10.2527/jas.2011-4812]

  4. Jeevan K. Prasain, Alireza Arabshahi, Pam R. Taub, Scott Sweeney, Ray Moore, J. Daniel Sharer, Stephen Barnes.
    Simultaneous quantification of F2-isoprostanes and prostaglandins in human urine by liquid chromatography tandem-mass spectrometry
    Journal of Chromatography B. Volumes 913–914, 15 January 2013, Pages 161–168 [doi: 10.1016/j.jchromb.2012.12.009]

  5. Whitehouse-Tedd KM, Cave NJ, Ugarte CE, Waldron LA, Prasain JK, Arabshahi A, Barnes S, Thomas DG.
    Dietary isoflavone absorption, excretion, and metabolism in captive cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus).
    J Zoo Wildl Med. 2011 Dec;42(4):658-70. [PMID: 22204061] [doi:10.1638/2011-0060.1]

  6. Rajbhandari, R, Peng, N, Moore, DR, Arabshahi, A, Wyss, JM, Barnes S, Jeevan K. Prasain JK.
    Determination of cranberry phenolic metabolites in rats by liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry.
    J Agric Food Chem, 2011, in press.

  7. Prasain JK, Arabshahi A, Moore DR 2nd, Greendale GA, Wyss JM, Barnes S.
    Simultaneous determination of 11 phytoestrogens in human serum using a 2 min liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry method.
    J Chromatogr B Analyt Technol Biomed Life Sci. 2010 Apr 15;878(13-14):994-1002. Epub 2010 Mar 6. [PMID: 20346741]

  8. Peng N, Prasain JK, Dai Y, Moore R, Arabshahi A, Barnes S, Carlson S, Wyss JM.
    Chronic dietary kudzu isoflavones improve components of metabolic syndrome in stroke-prone spontaneously hypertensive rats.
    J Agric Food Chem. 26;57(16):7268-73, 2009.. [PMID: 19938872]

  9. Legette LL, Martin BR, Shahnazari M, Lee WH, Helferich WG, Qian J, Waters DJ, Arabshahi A, Barnes S, Welch J, Bostwick DG, Weaver CM.
    Supplemental dietary racemic equol has modest benefits to bone but has mild uterotropic activity in ovariectomized rats.
    Journal of Nutrition,, 139(10):1908-13. [DOI: 10.3945/jn.109.108225] [PMID: 19710157]

  10. Prasain JK, Peng N, Dai Y, Moore R, Arabshahi A, Wilson L, Barnes S, Michael Wyss J, Kim H, Watts RL.
    Liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry identification of proanthocyanidins in rat plasma after oral administration of grape seed extract.
    Phytomedicine, 16(2-3):233-43, 2009. [PMID: 19095430]

  11. Prasain JK, Peng N, Moore R, Arabshahi A, Barnes S, Wyss JM.
    Tissue distribution of puerarin and its conjugated metabolites in rats assessed by liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry.
    Phytomedicine, 16(1); 65-71, 2009. [PMID: 19027277]

  12. Prasain JK, Arabshahi A, Moore R, Barnes S, Carroll SL.
    A liquid chromatography mass spectrometry assay for determination of PD168393, a specific and irreversible inhibitor of erbB membrane tyrosine kinases, in rat serum.
    Journal of Chromatogr B. 876(2): 219-224, 2008.

  13. C. Sites, B. Cooper, M. Toth, A. Gastaldelli, A. Arabshahi, S. Barnes
    Effect of a daily supplement of soy protein on body composition and insulin secretion in postmenopausal women.
    Fertility and Sterility, 2007.

  14. Prasain, J., Peng, N., Acosta, E., Moore, D.R., Arabshahi, A., Meezan, E., Barnes, S., Wyss, J.M.
    Pharmacokinetic study of puerarin in rat serum by liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry.
    Biomedical Chromatography, ePub, 2007.