PUBLICATION (2016-2020)


Lim, C.K., Gan, S.Y., Jong, V.Y.M., Leong, C.O., Mai, C.W., Chee, C.F. (2019) Cytotoxic activity of phytochemicals from the stem bark of Calophyllum castaneum. Pakistan Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. 32(5):2183-2187


Chan, Y.S., Cheah, Y.H., Chong, P.Z., Khor, H.L., Teh, W.S., Khoo, K.S., Ong, H.C., Sit, N.W. (2018) Antifungal and cytotoxic activities of selected medicinal plants from Malaysia. Pakistan Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. 31(1): 119-127


Chan, Y.S., Ong, C.W., Chuah, B.L., Khoo, K.S., Chye, F.Y., Sit, N.W. (2018) Antimicrobial, antiviral and cytotoxic activities of selected marine organisms collected from the coastal areas of Malaysia. Journal of Marine Science and Technology. 26(1): 128-136


Choong, T.S.Y., Yeoh, C.M., Phuah, E.T., Siew, W.L., Lee, Y.Y., Tang, T.K., Abdullah, L.C. (2018) Kinetic study of lipase-catalyzed glycerolysis of palm olein using Lipozyme TLIM in solvent-free system. PloS one.


Ee, K.Y., Ng, W.J., Cheong, S.M., Soo, C.C., Yap, J.W., Chee, Y.Y. (2018). Physicochemical characteristics, antioxidant and antibacterial activities of selected raw and roasted legumes. Food Nutr OA, 1 (102), 1–8


Goh, W.L., Siew, W.S., Davies, S.E.W., Ball, S., Khoo, G., Lim, C.K., Rahman, M.A., Earl of Cranbrook. (2018) Genetic diversity among white-nest swiftlets of the genus Aerodramus (Aves: Apodidae: Collocaliini) of house-farms in Malaysia. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology. 66: 350-360


Junus, S., Kwong, P.J., Khoo, G. (2018) A REVIEW ON THE RECENT ADVANCES IN THE BIOLOGY AND AQUACULTURE TECHNOLOGY OF HOLOTHURIA SCABRA. Journal of Survey in Fisheries Sciences 4(2): 5-25


Khoo, K.S., Sit, N.W., Rajalakshmi. (2018) Characterization of Bioactive Compound from Bangia atropurpurea and Comparing Antioxidant Activity (AOA) and Total Phenolic Content (TPC) with Chlorella vulgaris. Malaysian Journal of Fundamental and Applied Sciences. 14(2): 289-297


Lee, Y.Y., Tang, T.K., Phuah, E.T., Abdul Karim, N.A., Mohamed Alitheen, N.B., Tan, C.P., Abdul Razak, I.S., Lai, O.M. (2018) Structural difference of palm based Medium- and Long-Chain Triacylglycerol (MLCT) further reduces body fat accumulation in DIO C57BL/6J mice when consumed in low fat diet for a mid-term period. Food Research International. 103:200-207

Lim, S.Y., Tham, P.Y., Lim, H.Y.L., Heng, W.S., Chang, Y.P. (2018) Potential Functional By-Products from Guava Puree Processing. Journal of Food Science. 83(6): 1522-1532


Ng, C.K.C., Goh, C.H., Lin, J.C., Tan, M.S., Bong, W., Yong, C.S., Chong, J.Y., Ooi, P.A.C., Wong, W.L., Khoo, G. (2018) Water quality variation during a strong El Niño event in 2016: a case study in Kampar River, Malaysia. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 190: 402


Ramzi, O.B., Kuan, C.H., Abdulkarim Sabo, M., Cheah, Y.K., Tan, C.W., New, C.Y., Thung, T.Y., Chang, W.S., Loo, Y.Y., Nakaguchi, Y., Nishibuchi, M., Son, R. (2018) Occurrence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in raw shellfish at retail markets in Malaysia and antibacterial efficacies of black seed (Nigella sativa) oil against MRSA. Food Control. 90: 324-331


Sim, K.M., Chan, P.Q., Boo, X.L., Heng, K.S., Lye, K.W., Teo, K.C. (2018) Synthesis, Characterization and Antibacterial Activity of Some New 1,2,4-Triazole Schiff bases and 1,2,4-triazolo[3,4-b][1,3,4]thiadiazines. Letters in Organic Chemistry. 15(7):575-582


Tan, J. (2018) Argiope hoiseni, a new species of the spider genus Argiope (Araneae, Araneidae) from Peninsular Malaysia based on morphology and molecular analyses. Zootaxa. 4457(1): 129-142


Teh, L.K., Lee, K.M., Lim, L.N., Teh, Y.L. (2018) G6PD variants among Chinese students in a local private university. Perak Medical Journal. 14(1):55


Teh, L.K., Lim, L.F., Teh, Y.L., Lee, T.Y., Lim, L.N., George, E. (2018) Analysis of MCV, MCH and Hct/Hb ratio with α-globin genotypes among eligible blood donors in local private university. Perak Medical Journal. 14(1):54


Thung, T.Y., Radu, S., Mahyudin, N.A., Rukayadi, Y., Zakaria, Z., Mazlan, N., Tan, B.H., Lee, E., Yeoh, S.L., Chin, Y.Z., Tan, C.W., Kuan, C.H., Basri, D.F., Che W. J. Wan Mohamed Radzi. (2018) Prevalence, virulence genes and antimicrobial resistance profiles of Salmonella serovars from retail beef in Selangor, Malaysia. Frontiers in Microbiology.


Yeap, Y. H., Koay, T. W., Wong, H. L., Lim, B. H. (2018) Dissection of Synechococcus Rubisco large subunit sections involved in holoenzyme formation in Escherichia coli by combinatorial section swapping and sequence analyses. Sains Malaysia. 47(10): 2269-2289


Lye, H.S., Lee, Y.T., Ooi, S.Y., Teh, L.K., Lim, L.N., & Loo, K.W. (2018). Modifying progression of aging and reducing the risk of neurodegenerative diseases by probiotics and synbiotics. Frontiers in bioscience (Elite edition)10, 344–351.


Chee, H.P., Hazizi, A.S., Barakatun Nisak M.Y., Mohd Nasir, M.T. (2018). Determinants of Metabolic Syndrome among Malaysian Government Employees. IIUM Medical Journal Malaysia, 17(1).



Arullappan, S., Sawai, S., Chee, L.A., Mahandan, M., Shanmugavelan, R. (2017) Phytochemical Screening and Evaluation of Cytotoxic Effect and Antioxidant Activity of Fractions Isolated from Stenochlaena palustri (Burm.f.) Bedd. Leaves. Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Education and Research. 51(4S): S735-S740


Griffiths, A.A.L.R., Irene, L., Kooi, C.W., Wei, L.K. (2017) The impact of APOA5, APOB, APOC3 and ABCA1 gene polymorphisms on ischemic stroke: Evidence from a meta-analysis. Atherosclerosis. 265: 60-70.


Kuan, C.H., Rukayadi, Y., Ahmad, S. H., Wan Mohamed Radzi, C.W.J., Kuan, C.S., Yeo, S.K., Thung, T.Y., New, C.Y., Chang, W.S., Loo, Y.Y., Tan, C.W., Ramzi, O.S.B., Mohd Fadzil, S.N., Nordin, Y., Kwan, S.Y., Radu, S. (2017) Antimicrobial resistance of Listeria monocytogenes and Salmonella Enteritidis isolated from vegetable farms and retail markets in Malaysia. International Food Research Journal. 24(4): 1831-1839


Lee, T.Y., Lai, M.I., Vasudevan, R., Tan, J.A.M.A., Teh, L.K., Raudha, O., Nor Hidayat, H., George, E. (2017). An alternative method for rapid detection of alpha thalassaemia variants in Malaysia using droplet digital PCR. J. of Biomed. & Clin. Sci., 2(1) pp8. (eISSN: 2550-147X)


Lim, C.K., Hemaroopini, S., Say, Y.H., Jong, V.Y.M. (2017). Cytotoxic compounds from the stem bark of Calophyllum soulattri.  Natural Product Communications, 12(9): 1469-1471


Lim, W.F., Loges, M., George, E., Jameela, S., Teh, L.K., Lai, M.I. (2017). Effect of transfusion, iron chelation and splenectomy therapies in HbE/β-thalassaemia individuals in Malaysia, J. of Biomed. & Clin. Sci., 2(1) pp13. (eISSN: 2550-147X)


Lye, H.S., Katob, T., Low, W.Y., Taylor, T.D., Prakash, T., Lew, L.C., Ohno, H., Liong. M.T. (2017) Lactobacillus fermentum FTDC 8312 combats hypercholesterolemia via alteration of gut microbiota. Journal of Biotechnology, 262, 75–83


Ng, K.C., Ooi, P.A.C., Wong, W.L., Khoo, G. (2017) A REVIEW OF FISH TAXONOMY CONVENTIONS AND SPECIES IDENTIFICATION TECHNIQUES. Journal of Survey in Fisheries Sciences 4(1):54-93


Quah, Y., Mohd Ismail, N.I., Ooi, J.L.S., Affendi, Y.A., Abd Manan, F., Wong, F.C., Chai, T.T. (2017) Identification of novel cytotoxic peptide KENPVLSLVNGMF from marine sponge Xestospongia testudinaria, with characterization of stability in human serum International Journal of Peptide Research and Therapeutics.  24(1): 189–199


Sit, N.W., Chan, Y.S., Chuah, B.L., Cheng, R.J., Leong, W.M., Khoo, K.S. (2017) Antiviral, antifungal and antibacterial activities of the Chinese medicinal plants, Houttuynia cordata, Lobelia chinensis and Selaginella uncinata. Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health. 48(3): 616-627


Teh, L.K., Yu, K.S., Chua, S.M., George, E., Lai, M.I., Wong, L. (2017). Genetic variants in HBS1L-MYB rs9399137 and rs11759553 associated with elevated HbF level among Filipino β0-deletion carriers. J. of Biomed. & Clin. Sci., 2(1) pp7. (eISSN: 2550-147X)


Tong, W.Y., Ibrahim, D., Lee, K.C., Ab Rashid, S., Leong, C.R., Tan, W.N., Muhamad Noor, M.I. (2017) Antimicrobial efficacy of endophytic Penicillium purpurogenum ED76 against clinical pathogens and its possible mode of action. Korean Journal of Microbiology, 53(3), 193-199


Yap, M.L., Klose, T., Urakami, A., Akahata, W., Rossmann, M.G. (2017) Structural studies of Chikungunya virus maturation, Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 114(52):13703-13707


Yong,C.T., Tan, J-V.L., Loo, J.L., Tang, P.Y., Chue, W.Y., Wang, C.C., Tai, V.C. (2017) Design and performance evaluation of an automated filtration system for sustainable fish culturing. Journal of Engineering and Technological Advances. 2(2): 2-17


Anto Cordelia, T.A.D., Sylvia, S.M., Hnin, P.A. (2017). Prevalence of Breast Feeding And Complementary Feeding Practices Among Semai Aborigines In Perak, Peninsular Malaysia. British Journal of Pharmaceutical and Medical Research, 2(2), 502-513.


Anto Cordelia, T.A.D., Tew, C.Y., Ming, T.W. (2017).   Proximate Composition, Mineral and Lipid Profile of Malaysian Artemisia Argyi. International Journal of Innovative Science and Research Technology, 2(9), 256-262.

Anto Cordelia, T.A.D., Hng, H.P. (2017). Investigation of Green Synthesized Silver Nanoparticles Using Aqueous Leaf Extract of Artemisia Argyi for Antioxidant and Antimicrobial Potentials. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance, 8(4), 190-199. 


Mahboubeh, M., Ali, Y., Phuah, E.T., Ahmad, Z.A.M., Yun,W.M.(2017). Morphological and molecular characterizations of rice blast fungus, Magnaporthe oryzae. Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 54(4), 785-792.


Lee, C.N., Ong, H.C. (2017). Bayesian spatio-temporal hierarchical modeling in wind speed data. AIP Conference Proceeding, 1870(1), 8.


Goh, S.M., Chan, M.Y., Ong, L.G.A. (2017). Degradation potential of basidiomycetes Trametes ljubarskyi on Reactive Violet 5 (RV 5) using urea as optimum nitrogen source. Biotechnology & Biotechnological Equipment, 31(4), 743-748.


Goh, S.M., Chan, M.Y., Ong, L.G.A. (2017). Screening and identification of Trametes lactinea and Pycnoporous coccineus isolated from Kampar for laccase production. Malaysian Journal of Microbiology, 12(6), 428-432.


Cao, H., Chai, T.T., Wang, X., Morais-Braga, M.F.B., Yang, J.H., Wong, F.C., Wang, R., Yao, H., Cao, J., Cornara, L., et al. (2017). Phytochemicals from fern species: potential for medicine applications. Phytochemistry Reviews, 16(3), 379-440.


Chai, T.T., Law, Y.C., Wong, F.C., Kim, S.K. (2017). Enzyme-assisted discovery of antioxidant peptides from edible marine invertebrates: A review. Marine Drugs, 15(2), 42.


Ng, W.J., Lye, P.Y., Chan, Y.J., Lau, Z.K., & Ee, K.Y. (2017). Synergistic effect of Trigona honey and ampicillin on Staphylococcus aureusisolated from infected wound. International Journal of Pharmacology, 13 (4), 403–407.


Ho, W.Y., Choo, Q.C., Chew, C.H. (2017). Predominance of Three Closely Related Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Clones Carrying a Unique ccrC Positive Type III SCCmec and the Emergence of spa t304 and t690 SCCmec type IV pvl+ MRSA isolates in Kinta Valley, Malaysia. Microbial Drug Resistance, 23(2), 215-223.


Ong, M.H-L., Ho, W.Y., Ng, W.W., Chew, C.H. (2017). High prevalence of tetM as compared to tetK amongst Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) isolates from hospitals in Perak, Malaysia.  Jundishapur Journal of Microbiology, 10(6): e13935. doi: 10.5812/jjm.13935


Wong, B.Y., Kaur, T.A.S, Khoo, G., Ong, A.H.K. (2017). Intra- and Inter-specific Variation of Four Acetes Species (Crustacea: Decapoda: Sergestidae) Sampled Along the West Coast of Peninsular Malaysia. Sains Malaysiana, 46(12), 2393-2416.


Ng, K.C., Ooi, P.A.C., Wong, W.L. & Khoo, G. (2017). An overview of the status, trends and challenges of freshwater fish research and conservation in Malaysia. Journal of Survey in Fisheries Sciences, 3(2), 7-21.


Thiagarajan, S., Yong, F.L., Subramaniam, H., Jong, V.Y.M., Lim, C.K., Say, Y.H. (2017).  Anti-obesity effect of phenylcoumarins from two Calophyllumspp in 3T3-L1 adipocytes. Tropical Journal of Pharmaceutical Research, 16(3), 563-572.


Foo, K.L., Seou, C.K., Ha, S.T., Lee, S.L., Yeap, G.Y. (2017). Synthesis and phase-transition behaviors of new symmetrical dimer liquid crystals containing benzothiazole unit, Phase Transitions, 90(2), 158-166.


Chee, H.P. (2017). “PERSPECTIVES ON THE NUTRITIONAL MANAGEMENT OF METABOLIC SYNDROME IN ASIA: PEOPLE, PRACTICE AND PROGRAMMES”. Romanian Journal of Diabetes Nutrition and Metabolic Diseases, 24 (1), 65-70.


Chee, H.P. (2017). Beneficial effects of black bean vinegar on functional constipation: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study. Malaysian Journal of Nutrition, 23(1), 95-106.


Tricarico, S., McNeil, H. C., Head, M. G., Cleary, D. W., Clarke, S. C., & MYCarriage (2017). Informing pneumococcal conjugate vaccine policy in middle-income countries: The case of Malaysia. Vaccine35(18), 2288–2290.


Tricarico, S., McNeil, H. C., Cleary, D. W., Head, M. G., Lim, V., Yap, I., Wie, C. C., Tan, C. S., Norazmi, M. N., Aziah, I., Cheah, E., Faust, S. N., Jefferies, J., Roderick, P. J., Moore, M., Yuen, H. M., Newell, M. L., McGrath, N., Doncaster, C. P., Kraaijeveld, A. R., … Clarke, S. C. (2017). Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine implementation in middle-income countries. Pneumonia (Nathan Qld.), 9(6).


Gan, H.Y., Leow, L.E., Ong, S.T. (2017). Utilization of Corn Cob and TiO2 Photocatalyst Thin Films for Dyes Removal. Acta chimica Slovenica64(1), 144–158.


Chee, H.P., Hazizi, A.S., Barakatun Nisak M.Y., Mohd Nasir, M.T. (2017). Effectiveness of physical activity intervention among government employees with metabolic syndrome. Journal of exercise science and fitness15(2), 55–62.


Chee, H.P., Lee, S.H., Tan, X.H. (2017). Overweight and obesity in relation to cardiovascular risk factors among university students in MalaysiaRomanian Journal of Diabetes Nutrition and Metabolic Diseases24(3), 195-201.


Tan, S.H., Hazirah, M.N., Liew, J.Y., Sim, K.Y. (2017). Antioxidant potential of mondo grass (Ophiopogon japonicas) by using different extraction solvents. International Journal of Academic Research and Development, 2(3), 213-218.


Sim, K.Y, Liew, J.Y., Ding, X.Y., Choong, W.S., Intan, Seri. (2017). Effect of vacuum and oven drying on the radical scavenging activity and nutritional contents of submerged fermented Maitake (Grifola frondosa) mycelia. Food Science and Technology37(Suppl. 1), 131-135. Epub October 26, 2017.


Chean, R.L., Muhammad Afif Kamarul, A., Md Abu, T., Suzana, W., Lee, K.C., Tan, W.N., Tong, W.Y. (2017). Anthocyanins from Clitoria ternatea Attenuate Food-Borne Penicillium expansum and its Potential Application as Food Biopreservative. Natural Product Sciences, 23(2),125-131.


Yap, F.C.Wong, W.L., Maule, A.G.Brennan, G.P., Chong, V.C.Lim, S.L.H. (2017). First evidence for temporary and permanent adhesive systems in the stalked barnacle cyprid, Octolasmis angulata. Scientific Reports, 7 (1). p. 44980.


Chang, Y.P., Yeoh, L.Y., Chee.S.Y., Lim, T.M. (2017). Looking for a substituent of spinach (Spinacia oleracea) chloroplasts. AIP Conference Proceedings, 1828 (1), 020015.


Ling, C. X., Chang, Y. P. (2017). Valorizing guava (Psidium guajava L.) seeds through germination-induced carbohydrate changes. Journal of food science and technology54(7), 2041–2049.




Tew, L.S., She, L.Y., Chew, C.H. (2016). Isolation, antimicrobial susceptibility profile and detection of Sul1, blaTEM and blaSHV in amoxicillin-clavulanate resistant bacteria isolated from retail sausages in Kampar, Malaysia.  Jundishapur Journal of Microbiology,9(10), e37897. doi: 10.5812/jjm.37897.    




Chang, Y.P., Tan, L.Y. (2016). Valorizing guava (P. guajava L.) seed: Its prebiotic potential in comparison with winter wheat (T. aestivum L.) and red bean (V. angularis). Che Man H, editor, 192–197.


Ali, Y. et al., (2016). Effects of modified atmosphere packaging on microbiological load and physico-chemical properties of barramundi (Lates calcarifer Bloch) fillets at 8 °C. Iranian Journal of Fisheries Sciences, 15(1), 457- 469.


Ali, Y. et al., (2016). Physicochemical properties, microbial profile, and biogenic amines content of barramundi (Lates calcarifer Bloch) fillets wrapped in selected packaging films under modified atmosphere packaging. International Journal of Food Properties, 19(12), 2707-2717.


Saw, S.H., Tan, J.L., Chan, X.Y., Chan, K.G., Ngeow, Y.F. (2016). Chromosomal rearrangements and protein globularity changes in Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from cerebrospinal fluid. PeerJ4, e2484.