Publications

2019

  1. Carrie Siew Fang Sim, Yuen Lin Cheow, Si Ling Ng, Adeline Su Yien Ting. 2019. Biocontrol activities of metal-tolerant endophytes against Ganoderma boninense in oil palm seedlings cultivated under metal stress. Biological Control, 132, 66-71. Link
  2. Mushafau Adewale Akinsanya, Joo Kheng Goh, Adeline Su Yien Ting. 2019. UPLC-MS Analysis of characterization of bioactive compounds produced by endophytic Bacillus tequilensis ALR-2 from aloe vera plant. The FASEB Journal, 33, 650.1-650.1. Link
  3. Carrie Siew Fang Sim, Yuen Lin Cheow, Si Ling Ng, Adeline Su Yien Ting. 2019. Antifungal activities of metal-tolerant endophytes against Ganoderma boninense under the influence of metal stress. Biological Control, 130, 9-17. Link
  4. Yiing Yng Chow, Adeline Su Yien Ting. 2019. Influence of fungal infection on plant tissues: FTIR detects compositional changes to plant cell walls. Fungal Ecology, 37, 38-47. Link
  5. Yiing Yng Chow, Sadequr Rahman, Adeline Su Yien Ting. 2019. Evaluating the host defense responses in oil palm to complex biocontrol endophyte–pathogen–host plant interaction via Fluidigm® real-time polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR). Biological Control, 129, 148-157. Link
  6. Si Hui Chen, Yuen Lin Cheow, Si Ling Ng, Adeline Su Yien Ting. 2019. Mechanisms for metal removal established via electron microscopy and spectroscopy: A case study on metal tolerant fungi Penicillium simplicissimum. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 362, 394-402. Link
  7. Si Hui Chen, Yuen Lin Cheow, Si Ling Ng, Adeline Su Yien Ting. 2019. Biodegradation of triphenylmethane dyes by non-white rot fungus Penicillium simplicissimum: Enzymatic and toxicity studies. International Journal of Environmental Research,-, 1-10. Link
  8. PT Gan, ASY Ting. 2019. Our tea-drinking habits: Effects of brewing cycles and infusion time on total phenol content and antioxidants of common teas. Journal of Culinary Science & Technology, 17(2), 170-183. Link
  9. CSF Sim, CS Yue, YL Cheow, ASY Ting. 2019. Influence of metal stress on production of volatile inhibitory compounds by endophytes against Ganoderma boninense. Biocontrol Science and Technology,-, 1-17. Link
  10. SH Chen, YL Cheow, SL Ng, ASY Ting. 2019. Removal of triphenylmethane dyes in single-dye and dye-metal mixtures by live and dead cells of metal-tolerant Penicillium simplicissimum. Separation Science and Technology,-, 1-11. Link
  11. FK Loh, S Nathan, SC Chow, CM Fang. 2019. Vaccination challenges and strategies against long-lived toxoplasma gondii. Vaccine, 37, 3989-4000. Link
  12. Kar Bee Choo, Sui Mae Lee, Wai Leng Lee, Yuen Lin Cheow. 2019. Synthesis, characterization, in vitro antimicrobial and anticancer studies of new platinum N-heterocyclic carbene (NHC) complexes and unexpected nickel complexes. Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, 898. Link
  13. Su Chern Foo, Fatimah Md Yusoff, Mustapha Umar Imam, Jhi Biau Foo, Norsharina Ismail, Nur Hanisah Azmi, Yin Sim Tor, Nicholas MH Khong, Maznah Ismail. 2019. Increased fucoxanthin in Chaetoceros calcitrans extract exacerbates apoptosis in liver cancer cells via multiple targeted cellular pathways. Biotechnology Reports, 21, e00296. Link
  14. Yi Yi Yong, Gary Dykes, Sui Mae Lee, Wee Sim Choo. 2019. Biofilm inhibiting activity of betacyanins from red pitahaya (Hylocereus polyrhizus) and red spinach (Amaranthus dubius) against Staphylococcus aureus and Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilm. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 126, 68-78. Link
  15. Yi Yi Yong, Gary A Dykes, Wee Sim Choo. 2019. Biofilm formation by staphylococci in health-related environments and recent reports on their control using natural compounds. Critical Reviews in Microbiology,-,1-22. Link
  16. HL Lee, WS Choo. 2019. Effect of storage time on ascorbic acid and total phenolic contents and colour of blanched, boiled and steamed cauliflowers (Brassica oleracea L. ssp. botrytis). Pertanika Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science, 42, 535-544. Link
  17. JXH Goh, LTH Tan, JK Goh, KG Chan, P Pusparajah, LH Lee, BH Goh. 2019. Nobiletin and derivatives: Functional compounds from citrus fruit peel for colon cancer chemoprevention. Cancers, 11(6), 867. Link
  18. WY Wee, A Dutta, J Jayaraj, SW Choo. 2019. Comparative genome sequencing and analyses of Mycobacterium cosmeticum reveal potential for biodesulfization of gasoline. PloS one, 14(4), e0214663. Link
  19. Naresh VR Mutha, Waleed K Mohammed, Natalio Krasnogor, Geok YA Tan, Wei Yee Wee, Yongming Li, Siew Woh Choo, Nicholas S Jakubovics. 2019. Transcriptional profiling of coaggregation interactions between Streptococcus gordonii and Veillonella parvula by dual RNA-seq. Scientific Reports, 9(1), 7664. Link
  20. Rory Padfield, Sune Hansen, Zoe Georgina Davies, Albrecht Ehrensperger, Eleanor Slade, Stephanie Evers, Effie Papargyropoulou, Cécile Bessou, Norhayati Abdullah, Susan Page, Marc Ancrenaz, Paul Aplin, Dzulkafli Shahirah Balqis, Holly Barclay, Darshanaa Chellaiah, Samantha Conway, Sarah Cook, Alison Copeland, Ahimsa Camposarceiz, Nicolas Deere, Simon Leo Mitchell, Simon Drew, David Gilvear, Ross Gray, Tobias Haller, Amelia St Clair Hood, Lee Kim Huat, Nhat Huynh, Nagulendran Kangayatkarasu, Lian Pin Koh, Sananth Kumaran, Robin Ah Hee Lim, Yeong Kok Loong, Jennifer Marie Lucey, Sarah Luke, Marvin Joseph Montefrio, Katherine Mullin, Anand Nainar, Anna Nekaris, Vincent Nijman, Siti Nurhidayu, Patrick O'Reilly, Chong Leong Puan, Nadine Ruppert, Hengky Salim, Greetje Schouten, Anne Tallontire, Thomas Smith, Hsiao-Hang Tao, Mun Hou Tham, Helena Varkkey, Jamie Wadey, Catherine Mary Yule, Badrul Azhar, Alexender Sayok, Charles Vairappan, Jake Bicknell, Matthew John Struebig. 2019. Co-producing a research agenda for sustainable palm oil. Frontiers in Forests and Global Change, 2, 13. Link.
  21. Sarah H Luke, Andreas Dwi Advento, Anak Agung Ketut Aryawan, Dwi Nugroho Adhy, Adham Ashton-Butt, Holly Barclay, Jassica Prajna Dewi, Julia Drewer, Alex J Dumbrell, Edi Edi, Amy Elizabeth Eycott, Martina F Harianja, Julie K Hinsch, Amelia St Clair Hood, Candra Kurniawan, David J Kurz, Darren J Mann, Kirsty J Matthews Nicholass, Mohammad Naim, Michael D Pashkevich, Graham W Prescott, Sudharto Ps, Pujianto Pujianto, Dedi Purnomo, Rizky Rajabillah Purwoko, Syafrisar Putra, T Dzulfikar S Rambe, Eleanor M Slade, Soeprapto Soeprapto, Dakota M Spear, Suhardi Suhardi, David JX Tan, Hsiao-Hang Tao, Ribka Sionita Tarigan, Resti Wahyuningsih, Helen S Waters, Rudi Harto Widodo, Whendy Whendy, Christopher R Woodham, Jean-Pierre Caliman, Jake L Snaddon, William A Foster, Edgar C Turner. 2019. Managing oil palm plantations more sustainably: large-scale experiments within the Biodiversity and Ecosystem Function in Tropical Agriculture (BEFTA) Programme. Frontiers in Forests and Global Change, 2, 75. Link
  22. Robyn E Fairbairn, Simon J Teat, Irene Ling, Scott J Dalgarno. 2019. Investigations into the assembly behaviour of a ‘rigidified’p-carboxylatocalix [4] arene. CrystEngComm, 21(43), 6659-6665. Link
  23. Stuart R Kennedy, Mawgan U Main, Colin R Pulham, Irene Ling, Scott J Dalgarno. 2019. A self-assembled nanotube supported by halogen bonding interactions. CrystEngComm. 21(5), 786-790. Link
  24. Hong Sheng Cheng, Sonia Chew Wen Phang, So Ha Ton, Khalid Abdul Kadir, Joash Ban Lee Tan. 2019. Purified ingredient‐based high‐fat diet is superior to chow‐based equivalent in the induction of metabolic syndrome. Journal of Food Biochemistry, 43(2), e12717. Link
  25. Hammad Saleem, Gokhan Zengin, Irshad Ahmad, Joash Tan Ban Lee, Thet Thet Htar, Fawzi M Mahomoodally, Rakesh Naidu, Nafees Ahemad. 2019. Multidirectional insights into the biochemical and toxicological properties of Bougainvillea glabra (Choisy.) aerial parts: A functional approach for bioactive compounds. Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis, 170, 132-138, Link
  26. EWC Chan, CY Soon, JBL Tan, SK Wong, YW Hui. 2019. Ursolic acid: an overview on its cytotoxic activities against breast and colorectal cancer cells. Journal of Integrative Medicine, 17(3), 155-160. Link
  27. D Daniel-Jambun, KS Ong, YY Lim, JBL Tan, SW Yap, SM Lee. 2019. Bactericidal and cytotoxic activity of a diarylheptanoid (etlingerin) isolated from a ginger (Etlingera pubescens) endemic to Borneo. Journal of Applied Microbiology, 127 (1), 59-67. Link
  28. Peng-Nian Yew, Yau-Yan Lim, Wai-Leng Lee. 2019. Tannic acid-rich porcupine bezoars induce apoptosis and cell cycle arrest in human colon cancer cells. Pharmacognosy Magazine, 15(65), 523. Link
  29. Xin-Hui Khoo, Ian C Paterson, Bey-Hing Goh, Wai-Leng Lee. 2019. Cisplatin-Resistance in Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma: Regulation by Tumor Cell-Derived Extracellular Vesicles. Cancers, 11(8), 1166. Link
  30. Xin-Le Yap, Teng-Aik Ong, Jasmine Lim, Bayden Wood, Wai-Leng Lee. 2019. Study of prostate cancer-derived extracellular vesicles in urine using IR spectroscopy. Progress in Drug Discovery & Biomedical Science, 2(1). Link
  31. Pui Ying Chee, Morokot Mang, Teng Hern, Tan Loh, Ern Sher Lau, Ya-Wen He, Wai-Leng Lee, Priyia Pusparajah, Chan FASc, Kok Gan, Learn-Han Lee, Bey Hing Goh. 2019. Epinecidin-1, an antimicrobial peptide derived from Grouper (Epinephelus coioides): pharmacological activities and applications. Frontiers in Microbiology, 10, 2631. Link
  32. C RE Ong, TK Tang, YY Lee, T SY Choong, OM Lai, CH Kuan, ET Phuah. 2019. Melting and crystallisation behaviour of soybean oil in blend with palm oilbased diacylglycerol. International Food Research Journal, 26(3), 781-791. Link
  33. Yee-Ying Lee, Teck-Kim Tang, Eng-Tong Phuah, Chin-Ping Tan, Yong Wang, Ying Li, Ling-Zhi Cheong, Oi-Ming Lai.  Production, safety, health effects and applications of diacylglycerol functional oil in food systems: a review. Critical reviews in food science and nutrition, -, 1-17. Link
  34. Noor Lida Habi Mat Dian, Lee Yee Ying, Nik Mohd Aznizan Nik Ibrahim, Norazura Aila Mohd Hassim, Saw Mei Huey, Tan Chin Ping, Lai Oi Ming. 2019. Low-temperature directed interesterification increases triunsaturated and trisaturated triacylglycerols of palm oil and affects its thermal, polymorphic and microstructural properties. Journal of Oil Palm Research, 31(1), 95-109. Link
  35. Hikari Kan Fu Oh, Lee Fung Siow, Yau Yan Lim. 2019. Approach to preserve phenolics in Thunbergia laurifolia leaves by different drying treatments. Journal of Food Biochemistry, e12856. Link
  36. Hui-Li Tan, Dan Kai, Pooria Pasbakhsh, Sin-Yeang Teow, Yau-Yan Lim, Janarthanan Pushpamalar. 2019. Electrospun cellulose acetate butyrate/polyethylene glycol (CAB/PEG) composite nanofibers: A potential scaffold for tissue engineering. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, -, 110713. Link
  37. Lee SWH Ang BH, Oxley JA, Chen WS, Yap MKK, Song KP. 2019. To reduce or to cease: A systematic review and meta-analysis of quantitative studies on self-regulation of driving. Journal of Safety Research, 70, 243-251. Link
  38. Ravini Ayoddhia Sirilal Don Gurunanselage, Michelle Khai Khun Yap. 2019. Arctium lappa L. root extract induces cell death via mitochondrial-mediated caspase-dependent apoptosis in Jurkat human leukemic T. Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy, 110, 918-929. Link
  39. MKK Yap, N Misuan. 2019. Exendin‐4 from Heloderma suspectum venom: From discovery to its latest application as type II diabetes combatant. Basic & Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology, 124(5), 513-527. Link
  40. Boon Hong Ang, Shaun Wen Huey Lee, Jennifer Oxley, Khai Khun Yap, Keang Peng Song, SB Kamaruzzaman, AV Chin, KM Tan, HM Khor, Won Sun Chen. 2019. Self-regulatory driving and riding practices amongst older adults in Malaysia. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 62, 782-795. Link
  41. O Sharif, M Hasan, F Kurniasari, A Hermawan, A Gunardi. 2019. Productivity and efficiency analysis using DEA: Evidence from financial companies listed in Bursa Malaysia. Management Science Letters, 9(2), 301-312. Link
  42. Omar Sharif, Md Zobaer Hasan, Chang Yun Fah, Mahboobeh Zangeneh Sirdari. 2019. Efficiency analysis by combination of frontier methods: Evidence from unreplicated linear functional relationship model. Business and Economic Horizons, 15(1), 107-125. Link
  43. Omar Sharif, Md Zobaer Hasan. 2019. Forecasting the stock price by using Holt’s Method. Indonesian Journal of Contemporary Management Research, 1(1), 15-24. Link
  44. Sathasivam Thenapakiam, Muniyandy Saravanan, Janarthanan Pushpamalar, Chuah Lay Hong. 2019. Spray dried solid dispersions of piroxicam in carboxymethyl sago cellulose using aqueous solvents: A simple, novel and green approach to produce enteric microparticles with enhanced dissolution. Drying Technology, 37(10), 1191-1200. Link
  45. Hui-Li Tan, Dan Kai, Pooria Pasbakhsh, Sin-Yeang Teow, Yau-Yan Lim, Janarthanan Pushpamalar. 2019.  Electrospun cellulose acetate butyrate/polyethylene glycol (CAB/PEG) composite nanofibers: A potential scaffold for tissue engineering. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, -, 110713. Link
  46. Hui-Li Tan, Sin-Yeang Teow, Janarthanan Pushpamalar. 2019. Application of metal nanoparticle–hydrogel composites in tissue regeneration. Bioengineering, 6(1), 17. Link
  47. Si Ling Ng, Kevin Jenn Ling Yong, Janarthanan Pushpamalar, Suat Peng Sam. 2019. Carboxymethyl sago pulp/chitosan hydrogel as an immobilization medium for activated sludge for p‐nitrophenol biodegradation. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 136(20), 47531. Link
  48. Anand Kumar Veeramachineni, Thenapakiam Sathasivam, Ragul Paramasivam, Saravanan Muniyandy, Janarthanan Pushpamalar. 2019. Synthesis and characterization of a novel pH-sensitive aluminum crosslinked carboxymethyl tragacanth beads for extended and enteric drug delivery. Journal of Polymers and The Environment, 27(7), 1516-1528. Link
  49. Sathasivam Thenapakiam, Muniyandy Saravanan, Janarthanan Pushpamalar, Chuah Lay Hong. 2019. Spray dried solid dispersions of piroxicam in carboxymethyl sago cellulose using aqueous solvents: A simple, novel and green approach to produce enteric microparticles with enhanced dissolution. Drying Technology, 37(10), 1191-1200. Link
  50. Thomaz Pinotti, Anders Bergström, Maria Geppert, Matt Bawn, Dominique Ohasi, Wentao Shi, Daniela R Lacerda, Arne Solli, Jakob Norstedt, Kate Reed, Kim Dawtry, Fabricio González-Andrade, Cesar Paz-y-Miño, Susana Revollo, Cinthia Cuellar, Marilza S Jota, José E Santos Jr, Qasim Ayub, Toomas Kivisild, José R Sandoval, Ricardo Fujita, Yali Xue, Lutz Roewer, Fabrício R Santos, Chris Tyler-Smith. 2019. Y chromosome sequences reveal a short beringian standstill, rapid expansion, and early population structure of native American founders. Current Biology, 29(1), 149-157. e3. Link
  51. Kanagesswari Muniandy, Mun Hua Tan, Beng Kah Song, Qasim Ayub, Sadequr Rahman. 2019. Comparative sequence and methylation analysis of chloroplast and amyloplast genomes from rice. Plant Molecular Biology,-, 1-14. Link
  52. Roberto Sirica, Marianna Buonaiuto, Valeria Petrella, Lucia Sticco, Donatella Tramontano, Dario Antonini, Caterina Missero, Ombretta Guardiola, Gennaro Andolfi, Heerman Kumar, Qasim Ayub, Yali Xue, Chris Tyler-Smith, Marco Salvemini, Giovanni D’Angelo, Vincenza Colonna. 2019. Positive selection in Europeans and East-Asians at the ABCA12 gene. Scientific Reports, 9(1), 4843. Link
  53. Wentao Shi, Sandra Louzada, Marina Grigorova, Andrea Massaia, Elena Arciero, Laura Kibena, Xiangyu Jack Ge, Yuan Chen, Qasim Ayub, Olev Poolamets, Chris Tyler-Smith, Margus Punab, Maris Laan, Fengtang Yang, Pille Hallast, Yali Xue. 2019. Evolutionary and functional analysis of RBMY1 gene copy number variation on the human Y chromosome. Human Molecular Genetics,-, 1-14. Link
  54. M Szpak, Y Xue, Q Ayub, C Tyler‐Smith. 2019. How well do we understand the basis of classic selective sweeps in humans? FEBS letters,-, 1-18. Link
  55. Chrystine Zou Yi Yan, Christopher M Austin, Qasim AyubSadequr Rahman, Han Ming Gan. 2019. Genomic characterization of Vibrio parahaemolyticus from Pacific white shrimp and rearing water in Malaysia reveals novel sequence types and structural variation in genomic regions containing the Photorhabdus insect-related (Pir) toxin-like genes. FEMS Microbiology Letters, 366(17), fnz211.Link
  56. Chrystine Zou Yi Yan, Christopher M Austin, Qasim AyubSadequr Rahman, Han Ming Gan. 2019. Genomic characterization of Vibrio parahaemolyticus from Pacific white shrimp and rearing water reveals novel sequence types and multiple introductions of Photorhabdus insect-related (Pir) toxin-like genes into Malaysia. bioRxiv, 714626. Link
  57. Cynthia C Vigueira, Xinshuai Qi, Beng‐Kah Song, Lin‐Feng Li, Ana L Caicedo, Yulin Jia, Kenneth M Olsen. 2019. Call of the wild rice: Oryza rufipogon shapes weedy rice evolution in Southeast Asia. Evolutionary Applications, 12(1), 93-104. Link
  58. Anshika Sharma, Sunil K Lal. 2019. Is tetherin a true antiviral: The influenza a virus controversy. Reviews in Medical Virology,-, e2036. Link
  59. Purnima Kumar, Pratibha Gaur, Rashmi Kumari, Sunil K Lal. 2019. Influenza A virus neuraminidase protein interacts with Hsp90, to stabilize itself and enhance cell survival. Journal of Cellular Biochemistry, 120(4), 6449-6458. Link
  60. Gan IN, Tan HS. 2019.A small RNA decreases the sensitivity of Shigella sonnei to Norfloxacin. BMC Res Notes, 12(1):97. Link
  61. Ji Wei Tan, Nuha Fahimah Wan Zahidi, Audrey Siew Foong Kow, Kuan-Meng Soo, Khozirah Shaari, Daud Ahmad Israf, Hui-Yee Chee, Chau Ling Tham. 2019. Mast cell stabilizing effect of a geranyl acetophenone in dengue virus infection using in vitro model of DENV3-induced RBL-2H3 cells. Bioscience Reports. 39(6). Link
  62. TS Ooi, ASY Ting, LF Siow. 2019. Influence of selected native yeast starter cultures on the antioxidant activities, fermentation index and total soluble solids of Malaysia cocoa beans: A simulation study. LWT, 108977. Link
  63. Siyin Ho, Yin Yin Thoo, David James Young, Lee Fong Siow. 2019. Probing the interaction of catechin and its β-CD inclusion complex with different food models. LWT, 100, 368-373. Link
  64. Siyin Ho, Yin Yin Thoo, David James Young, Lee Fong Siow. 2019. Stability and recovery of cyclodextrin encapsulated catechin in various food matrices. Food Chemistry, 275, 594-599. Link
  65. Eng Kein New, Ta Yeong Wu, Cornelius Basil Tien Loong Lee, Zi Yet Poon, Yu-Loong Loow, Luther Yang Wei Foo, Alessandra Procentese, Lee Fong Siow, Wen Hui Teoh, Nik Norsyahariati Nik Daud, Jamaliah Md Jahim, Abdul Wahab Mohammad. 2019. Potential use of pure and diluted choline chloride-based deep eutectic solvent in delignification of oil palm fronds. Process Safety and Environmental Protection, 123, 190-198. Link
  66. Cornelius Basil Tien Loong Lee, Ta Yeong Wu, Chow Hung Ting, Ju Kheng Tan, Lee Fong Siow, Chin Kui Cheng, Jamaliah Md Jahim, Abdul Wahab Mohammad. 2019. One-pot furfural production using choline chloride-dicarboxylic acid based deep eutectic solvents under mild conditions. Bioresource Technology, 278, 486-489. Link
  67. E Zaplin, S Rahman, Z Li, Q Liu, SP Singh, RC de Feyter. 2019. Rice plants and methods of producing rice grain. United States Patent.
  68. J.M. Lee, R.J. Wasserman, J.Y. Gan, R.F. Wilson, S. Rahman, S.H. Yek. 2019. Human activities attract harmful mosquitoes in a tropical urban landscape. EcoHealth, -, 1-12. Link.
  69. Keng Yoon Yeong, Kooi Yeong Khaw, Yukari Takahashi, Yukihiro Itoh, Vikneswaran Murugaiyah, Takayoshi Suzuki. 2019. Discovery of gamma-mangostin from Garcinia mangostana as a potent and selective natural SIRT2 inhibitor. Bioorganic chemistry, -, 103403. Link
  70. KY Yeong, MIH Nor Azizi, N Berdigaliyev, WN Chen, WL Lee, AN Shirazi, K Parang. 2019. Sirtuin inhibition and anti-cancer activities of ethyl 2-benzimidazole-5-carboxylate derivatives. MedChemComm, 10(12), 2140-2145. Link