Talk:Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

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His significant research accomplishments include (I) improving determination methods for urea and citrulline (his two papers on this determinations have been cited 291 and 234 times, respectively), (II) discovering a new subunit of pyruvate dehydrogenase enzyme, (III) discovering a novel kinase from Candida lipolytica, (IV) carrying out ethnomedicinal surveys on more than 50 tribes of Bangladesh as well as more than 400 folk medicinal practitioners from which data he has built up the largest database containing more than 800 medicinal plants of the country, (V) conducting surveys on functional and famine food plants, which can play a role as human diet in the changing climate scenario of Bangladesh because of global climate changes, (VI) finding out phytoremediation plants which can effectively remove arsenic, tannery waste, and textile dyes from soil and water, (VII) discovering novel methods of fish cultivation in small ditches and ponds, which can help the marginal farmers of Bangladesh, (VIII) finding out improved methods for clonal propagation of a number of endangered medicinal plant species, and (IX) discovering an extraction procedure for obtaining a crude extract from paddy husk, which can cure bird flu (caused by H5N1 virus), cure a number of fish, shrimp, and poultry diseases, as well has a strong potential for curing pancreatic cancer (he has obtained an international patent on this last discovery). Additionally Rahmatullah research has led to identification of a considerable number of antidiabetic, analgesic, and anti-cancer plants of Bangladesh. Rahmatullah research papers have been cited a total of 4542 times (as of March 14, 2014). From 2010 till 2013, Rahmatullah has been the topmost publishing author in SCOPUS abstracted scientific journals. He also has been named as one of the 64 topmost Bangladeshi researchers of the millennium by Bangladesh Research Development Center.