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Volume 49(4): December 2020

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Journal of the Malaysian Society of Applied Biology

Cover : "Microscopic images of white blood cells under 1000x magnification from wild-nesting green turtles at Chagar Hutang Turtle Sanctuary, Pulau Redang". Photo courtesy of Mohd Uzair Rusli.

 

Guest Editors

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mariam Taib, Assoc. Prof. Dr. John Tang Yew Huat and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ma Nyuk Ling


Research Articles

Biodegradation of azo dye (Reactive Green 19) by Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolated from textile effluent

Badrul Khalid Ariffin and Fazilah Ariffin

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 305 KB)| pp. 1|

 

The effects of dimmer controlled atmospheric pressure plasma jet to the biophysical structures of HeLa cells

Chin Fhong Soon, Nafarizal Nayan, Naznin Sultana, Marlia Morsin, Gim Pao Lim, Nyuk Ling Ma, Elfa Rizan Rizon and Kian Sek Tee

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 885 KB)| pp. 9|

 

Antioxidant activity of bioactive peptide derived from Pekin duck feet gelatin hydrolysate

Fatin Arina Mohd Zain, Norshazila Shahidan, Nurul Huda, Zarinah Zakaria and Abdi Wira Septama

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 142 KB)| pp. 19|

 

Hematology, blood gases and biochemistry profiles of wild-nesting sea turtles in Terengganu, Malaysia

Syamsyahidah Samsol, Mohd Effendy Abd Wahid, Tsung-Hsien Li and Mohd Uzair Rusli

| Abstract | Full Text PDF (202 KB)| pp. 25|

 

The growth responses of orchid, Phalaenopsis hybrid to the inoculation of Rhizoctonia solani

Norhayati Yusuf, Nurul Aliaa Idris and Zalifah Katman

| Abstract | Full Text PDF (420 KB)| pp. 33|

 

Oceanic dispersal model of green turtle hatchlings in the South China Sea

Nadhirah Syafiqah Suhaimi, Nurul Rabitah Daud, Mohd Fadzil Akhir and Mohd Uzair Rusli

| Abstract | Full Text PDF (626 KB)| pp. 41|

 

Effects of betaine-rich Nano fertilizer in improving physiology of Zea mays var. saccharata and Arabidopsis thaliana under salt stress

Fadzil Suhaimi Fadzillah Adibah, Md Sarwar Jahan, Hasan Nudin Nur Fatihah, Nadiawati Alias and Mohammad Moneruzzaman Khandaker

| Abstract | Full Text PDF (137 KB)| pp. 57|

 

Antioxidative enzymes activity of Chlorella vulgaris (UMT-M1) in response to IC50 of Pb2+ and Hg2+

Hazlina Ahamad Zakeri, Siti Zulaikha Razak and Hanis Hazwani Hasmudin

| Abstract | Full Text PDF (100 KB)| pp. 63|

 

Effect of hot water treatment with calcium dips on postharvest quality of tomato

Wong Jing Hao, Iffah Hazirah Mohd Nawi and Nor Idzwana Mohd Idris

| Abstract | Full Text PDF (147 KB)| pp. 71|

 

Effects of various carbon precursors combination in regulating the molar fraction of P(3HB-co-4HB) using locally

isolated Cupriavidus sp. TMT11

Jun Meng Chai, Shaliny Hari Rama Krishnan, Vincent Tan Yee Hang, Hanis Athirah Mohd Hamdan, Nurul Nadhirah Ruzelan and Sevakumaran Vigneswari

| Abstract | Full Text PDF (260 KB)| pp. 79|

 

Commercial eye drops triggers necrotic effect in Acanthamoeba sp.

Fatimah Hashim, Nur A’fiefah Binti Mohd Zulkeffli, Zafirah Najwa Zainal Abidin, Muhamad Fairus Noor Hassim and Ramesh Kumar Santhanam

| Abstract | Full Text PDF (317 KB)| pp. 85|

 

Effect of different solvents and temperatures of extraction on citral concentration and antioxidant properties of freeze-dried lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus) powder’s extract

Faridah Yahya, Tay Wei Teng and Nor Hayati Ibrahim

| Abstract | Full Text PDF (197 KB)| pp. 91|

 

Pea crab distribution and its morphological characteristics studied in bivalves from Setiu Wetlands, Terengganu

Nor Omaima Harun, Nik Nur Shahiera Che Abdullah and MHD Ikhwanuddin Abdullah

| Abstract | Full Text PDF (954 KB)| pp. 99|

 

Evaluation of phytochemical and antibacterial properties of white mulberry (Morus alba)

Nurul Huda Abdul Wahab, Hoy Zhen Hao and Suzana Misbah

| Abstract | Full Text PDF (65 KB)| pp. 107|

 

Trichoderma atroviride isolated from mangroves of the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia exhibited high tolerance against heavy metal cadmium

Siti Athirah Mohamad Jamali, Noor Afiza Badaluddin, Syarul Nataqain Baharum, Jamilah Mohd Salim, Aziz Ahmad and Mariam Taib

| Abstract | Full Text PDF (1,719 KB)| pp. 113|

 

Phytic acid content and digestibility of coconut residues derived-proteins after solid-state fermentation by Aspergillus awamori

Aizat Mohd-Razali, Masduki Mohamad Morni, Mariam Taib and Aziz Ahmad

| Abstract | Full Text PDF (113 KB)| pp. 121|

 

Effect of different types and concentration of rooting hormones on Momordica cochinensis (Gac fruit) root vine cuttings

Azimah Hamidon, Ramisah M. Shah, Razifah Mohd Razali and Suhaizan Lob

| Abstract | Full Text PDF (171KB)| pp. 127|

 

Comparison of seven housekeeping genes expression in microalgae (Chlorella vulgaris) grown under nitrogen limited condition

Jessreen Tega, Nor ‘Awatif Che Soh, Siti Nurul Amira Noor Azman, Cha Thye San and Malinna Jusoh

| Abstract | Full Text PDF (128KB)| pp. 133|

 

Association between root complexity of Rhizophora apiculata and sedimentation at Pantai Kelanang, Selangor

Nuraqilah Yusra Raheman, Raihan Mohd Nordin, Maizah Abdullah and Muhamad Fairus Noor Hassim

| Abstract | Full Text PDF (719KB)| pp. 141|

 

Isolation and Nile Red screening of indigenous microalgae species from Pahang lakes as potential lipid source in aquaculture feed

Muhammad Faiz Zakaria, Noorazilah Haris, Mohd Effendy Abd Wahid, Tomoyo Katayama and Malinna Jusoh

| Abstract | Full Text PDF (712KB)| pp. 149|

 

Pedometer-measured walking steps and levels of physical activity: A study in Kuala Nerus, Terengganu

Nur Afifah Muhamad Asri, Asma’ Ali, Siti Nur ‘Afifah Jaafar, Abbe Maleyki Mhd Jalil and Khairil Shazmin Kamarudin

| Abstract | Full Text PDF (58KB)| pp. 157|

 

Isolation and characterization of high ambient electromagnetic radiation (EMR) bacteria

Noor Afiza Badaluddin, Seet Yong Yin, Roslan Umar, Nor Hazmin Sabri, Nurul Syafiqah Hasshim, Mohammad Khairuddin Ali and A. Rashad Mohamed

| Abstract | Full Text PDF (126KB)| pp. 165|

 

Diet quality and cognitive performance of fishermen’s children in selected region of Terengganu, Malaysia: A cross-sectional study

Asma’ Ali, Nurul Nabilah Wagimin, Noor Salihah Zakaria, Khairil Shazmin Kamarudin and Hayati Mohd Yusof

| Abstract | Full Text PDF (62KB)| pp. 173|

 

Presence of foliar diseases caused by fungi in mangroves on the East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia

Sahibu, A., Siti Nordahliawate, M.S.S. and Abdullah, M.M.

| Abstract | Full Text PDF (611KB)| pp. 181|

 

Compliance of selected stingless bee honey in Kelantan according to Malaysian Standard (MS) 2683:2017

Noor Hafizoh Saidan, Norsyahira Roslan, Nur Rahiiqin Maktuum Baharuddin,Mohd Shahrul Ridzuan Hamil and Kumara Thevan Krishnan

| Abstract | Full Text PDF (53KB)| pp. 187|

 

Physical-chemical parameters in relation to fish assemblages in the East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia

Siti Tafzimeriam Sheikh Abdul Kadir, Noratikah Ab. Manaf, Ahmad Nazila Ali, Nur Fatiha Che Wail, Joseph Anak Bidai, Hazrul Ahmad, Che Mohd Kamarul Anuar Che Abdullah, Mohd Nasir Mohamad, Muhammad Fahmi Ahmad, Amirrudin Ahmad, Zainudin Bachok, Hiroyuki Motomura, Mohd Lokman Husain, Mohd Azmi Ambak and Mazlan Abd Ghaffar

| Abstract | Full Text PDF (77KB)| pp. 193|

 

Effects of drying methods and solvents on phenolic and flavonoids content, DPPH radical scavenging and alpha-glucosidase activities of Aquilaria leaves extract

Wan Ahmad Wan-Nadilah, Dailami Abdul Ghani, Muhammad Syafiq Abd Jalil, Abdul Manaf Ali, Wan Nur Amalina Wan Mamat and Nor Hasima Mahmod

| Abstract | Full Text PDF (61KB)| pp. 201|

 

Effects of pure and fake honey on glucose and lipid profile in vitro and in vivo study

Muhammad Faiz Zulkifli, Suhana Samat, Nurul Shahirah Mohd Azam, Francis Kanyan Enchang, Abdullah Abd Razak, Fuzina Nor Hussein and Wan Iryani Wan Ismail

| Abstract | Full Text PDF (66KB)| pp. 207|

 

Foliar sprayed-silicon to induce defense-related enzymatic activity against Pyricularia oryzae infection in aerobic rice

Lee Chuen Ng, Zahari Nura Adila, Elham Mohd Shahrul Hafiz, Ahmad Aziz and Mohd Razi Ismail

| Abstract | Full Text PDF (407KB)| pp. 213|

 

Aqueous extract emulsifying ointment of Marphysa moribidii (Annelida: Polychaeta) increases collagen deposition in wound healing model at low concentration

Logeiswariy Perumal, Nor ‘Awatif Che Soh, Hannah Syahirah Rapi, Suvik Assaw, Mohammad Ameerul Amin Bakar @ Omar, Izwandy Idris and Wan Iryani Wan Ismail

| Abstract | Full Text PDF (1,473KB)| pp. 223|

 

Qualitative and quantitative of phytochemical analysis of Malaysian Euphorbia milii (Euphorbiaceae) and its antioxidant activities

Nur Syafika Amani Abd. Mutalib, Norhayati Yusuf, Asnuzilawati Asari, Ahmad Nazif Aziz and Nurul Huda Abdul Wahab

| Abstract | Full Text PDF (252KB)| pp. 233|

 

Antifungal activity of extracts against Colletotrichum species in harvested chili

Nurul Faziha Ibrahim, Wong Kah Yin, Nur Hadina Saleh, Fauziah Tufail Ahmad and Suhaizan Lob

| Abstract | Full Text PDF (385KB)| pp. 241|

 

Effects of kaffir lime peel extract and ginger extract on the postharvest quality of tomato

Nurul Faziha Ibrahim, Nur Fazleen Syuhada Rostam, Nor Amira Izati Nor Azman and Shamsul Bahri Abdul Razak

| Abstract | Full Text PDF (130KB)| pp. 247|

 

Antifungal properties of water extract propolis coating against anthracnose (Colletotrichum gloeosporioides) on strawberry (Fragaria anannassa)

Nurul Athirah Omar, Siti Nordahliawate Mohamed Sidique and Fauziah Tufail Ahmad

| Abstract | Full Text PDF (556KB)| pp. 253

 

Hydrogen peroxide promotes human skin fibroblast cells migration and proliferation at lower dose via VEGF-alpha AND TGF-alpha gene expression

Nur Syakirah Mahamad Aziz, Johnson Stanslas and Nurul Huda Abd Kadir

| Abstract | Full Text PDF (591KB)| pp. 261

 

Research Note

Toxicity determination of cinnamon oil-infused Aloe vera edible coating matrix on normal human lung fibroblast MRC-5 cells

Razifah Mohd Razali, Nurul Huda Abdul Kadir, Maziah Mohd Ghazaly, Keisheni Ganeson, Raseetha Vani Siva Manikam and Nurfarhah Hasanah Jamaludin

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 77 KB)| pp. 267|

 

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