Song Keang Peng


Associate Professor

PhD (Health Sciences Center, Texas Tech University, USA)
Telephone: (+603) 5514 6000,
Ext: 46094 (DID: 5514 6094)
Room number: 4-8-07 (Building 4, Level 8, No. 07)

Microbiology, molecular biology, molecular pathogenesis of bacterial diseases, regulation of bacterial toxin expression, epidemiology and pathogenesis of periodontal diseases.

Selected Journal Papers

Goh S, Ong PF, Song KP, Riley TV, Chang BJ (2007) The complete genome sequence of Clostridium difficile phage C2 and comparisons to CD119 and inducible prophages of CD630. Microbiology ( UK). 153: 676-685.

Koh TH, Tan AL, Wang G and Song KP (2007) Epidemiology of Clostridium difficile infection in a large teaching hospital in Singapore. Pathology. 39:438-442

Chow TK, Inglis TJJ, Song KP (2006) Microbes in medical biotechnology. In Microbial Biotechnology: Principles and Applications (2nd ed). Lee YK (Ed). World Scientific Publishing. pp 537-622

George S, Kishen A, Song KP (2005) Investigation on the role of environmental changes on monospecies biofilm formation on root canal wall by Enterococcus faecalis. Journal of Endodontics. 31:867-872.

Lee ASY, Song KP (2005) LuxS/Autoinducer-2 (AI-2) quorum sensing molecule regulates transcriptional virulence genes expression in Clostridium difficile. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 335: 659-666.

Tan KS, Ong G, Song KP (2005) Introns in cytolethal distending toxin gene of Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans. Journal of Bacteriology 187: 567-575.

Angeles DC , Song KP (2005) Peptide antibiotic and actin-binding protein as mixed-type inhibitors of Clostridium difficile CDT toxin activities. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 327: 361-370.

Lui JN, Sae-Lim V, Song KP, Chen NN (2004) In vitro antimicrobial effect of chlorhexidine-impregnated gutta percha points on Enterococcus faecalis. International Endodontic Journal 43:105-113.

Yeo CC, Wong MV, Song KP and Poh CL. Molecular characterization of an inducible gentisate 1, 2-dioxygenase gene, xlnE, fromPseudomonas alcaligenes NCIB 9867. 2003. Gene. 312:239-248

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