Publications

2019

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

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

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

Yiing Yng Chow, Adeline Su Yien Ting. 2019. Influence of fungal infection on plant tissues: FTIR detects compositional changes to plant cell walls. Fungal Ecolog, 37, 38-47. Link

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

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

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

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

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

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

FK Loh, S Nathan, SC Chow, CM Fang. 2019. Vaccination challenges and strategies against long-lived Toxoplasma gondii. Vaccine, 37, 3989-4000. Link

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hui-Li Tan, Sin-Yeang Teow, Janarthanan Pushpamalar. 2019. Application of Metal Nanoparticle–Hydrogel Composites in Tissue Regeneration. Bioengineering, 6(1), 17. Link

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Anshika Sharma, Sunil K Lal. 2019. Is tetherin a true antiviral: The influenza a virus controversy. Reviews in medical virology,-, e2036. Link

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

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

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

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

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

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.