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Volume 44(1): April 2015

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Journal of the Malaysian Society of Applied Biology

Cover :Benthic foraminifera species found in both freshwater and marine environments. Photo is courtesy of Salvana Hamid.

Research Articles

Distribution of benthic foraminifera in Pahang River Estuary, Malaysia
Ramlan, O. and Noraswana, N.F.
| Abstract & References | Full Text PDF ( 469 KB)| pp. 1 |

Overexpression, purification and characterization of Aspergillus niger beta-glucosidase in Pichia pastoris
Kamaruddin, S., Abu Bakar, F.D., Illias, R.M., Said, M., Hassan, O. and Murad, A.M.A.
| Abstract & References | Full Text PDF ( 212 KB)| pp. 7 |

Spatial variation assessment of Malacca River water quality using multivariate statistical analysis
Sh. Nurshafazillah Rosli, Ahmad Zaharin Aris and Nik M. Majid
| Abstract & References | Full Text PDF ( 333 KB)| pp. 13 |

Comparison of methods for isolating high quality genomic DNA and total RNA from the mycelia of an oil palm pathogen,Ganoderma boninense
Irene, L.I., Abu Bakar, F.D., Idris, A.S. and Murad, A.M.A
| Abstract & References | Full Text PDF
( 175 KB)| pp. 19 |

Preliminary phytochemical screening of eurycomanone for selection of high quality planting materials: Eurycoma longifolia
Mohd Zaki, A., Nor Fadilah, W., Mohd Radzi, A., Sui Kiong, L., Ab. Rasip, A.G., Mohamad Lokmal, N., Abdul Rashid, L., Ahmad Fauzi, M.S., Farah Fazwa, M.A. and Regina Mariah, J.
| Abstract & References | Full Text PDF
( 152 KB)| pp. 25 |

Analysis of paracetamol in forensic blowfly samples from intoxicated-paracetamol carcass
Almie Amira Munaras Khan, Wan Mohd Asyraf Wan Mahmood, Siti Aisyah Shamsuddin, Nurul Syahnidz Adila Zaini, Khairulmazidah Mohamed and Rumiza Abd Rashid
| Abstract & References | Full Text PDF
( 80 KB)| pp. 31 |

Effects of sewage sludge vermicompost and mineral fertilizer application on the aboveground biomass and yield of maize (Zea mays)
Syahmi Salleh, Nik M. Majid, and Nor Azwady Abd. Aziz
| Abstract & References | Full Text PDF
( 135 KB)| pp. 37 |

Sterols in surface sediments of the Redang Island, Terengganu
Masni Mohd Ali, Kamarul Arifin Musa, Terence Ricky Chiu, Siti Aishah Mohd Ali and Norfariza Humrawali
| Abstract & References | Full Text PDF
( 407 KB)| pp. 41 |

Uptake and translocation of zinc and cadmium by Ricinus communis planted in sewage sludge contaminated soil
Aziera, Z.N. and Nik M. Majid
| Abstract & References | Full Text PDF
( 711 KB)| pp. 51 |

Effects of mycorrhizal inoculation on growth and quality of Roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa L.) grown in soilless culture system
Wan Zaliha Wan Sembok, Norul Husna Abu Kassim, Yusnita Hamzah and Zuraida Abd Rahman
| Abstract & References | Full Text PDF
( 853 KB)| pp. 57 |

Growth and water relations of Roselle grown on bris soil under partial root zone drying
Nur Amirah, Y., Alias, A.A. and Wan Zaliha, W.S..
| Abstract & References | Full Text PDF ( 665 KB)| pp. 63 |

Enhancing mushroom production using physical treatments prior to fruiting body formation
Roshita Ibrahim, Khawarizmi Mohd Aziz, Adzemi Mat Arshad and Sayed Mohamed Zain Sayed Hasan
| Abstract & References | Full Text PDF ( 83 KB)| pp. 69 |

The growth and post harvest performances of different species of oyster mushroom (Pleurotus sp.) cultivated on sawdust and oil palm frond
Roshita Ibrahim, Nor Farha Liyana Yasin, Adzemi Mat Arshad and Sayed Mohamed Zain Sayed Hasan
| Abstract & References | Full Text PDF ( 93 KB)| pp. 75 |

Isolation and characterization of heat-shock protein 90 (HSP90) specific promoter of Cryptocoryne ciliata
Zairul-Fazwan, M.Z., Aziz, A. and Cha, T.S.
| Abstract & References | Full Text PDF ( 219 KB)| pp. 83 |

Effects of Cosmos caudatus on sperm quality of mice, Mus musculus
Marysia Julius Booh, Nooraain Hashim, Nur Hilwani Ismail, Dzulsuhaimi Daud, Nurdiana Samsulrizal and Mohd Fakharul Zaman Raja Yahya
| Abstract & References | Full Text PDF ( 276 KB)| pp. 89 |

The improvement on enzymatic hydrolysis of oil palm (Elaeis guineensis) empty fruit bunch lignocellulose
Nurul Adela, B., Loh, S.K. and Nasrin, A.B.
| Abstract & References | Full Text PDF ( 172 KB)| pp. 95 |

Ectopic expression of OPKN1 gene in N. benthamiana alter flower size and delay flowering time
Mohd Waznul Adly, M.Z., Zuraida, A.B., Wee, C.Y., Alizah, Z., Norliza, A.B. and Che Radziah, C.M.Z.
Abstract & ReferencesFull Text PDF
( 484 KB)| pp. 101 |

Pencirian dan aktiviti antibakteria endofit Streptomyces sp. dari Hutan Simpan Penyelidikan UKM Bangi
Zin, N.M., Nur-Faizah, A.B., Aishah, I., Baba, M.S. dan Sidik, N.M.
| Abstract & References | Full Text PDF
( 258 KB)| pp. 107 |

Preliminary study of In Vitro propagation of a selected high yielding clone of kacip fatimah (Labisia pumila var. alata)
Syafiqah Nabilah, S.B., Farah Fazwa, M.A., Nor Hasnida, H., Siti Suhaila, A.R., Norhayati, S., Nazirah, A., Muhammad Fuad, Y., Haliza, I. and Mohamad, O.
| Abstract & References | Full Text PDF
( 231 KB)| pp. 115 |

Fatty acid profile of salinity tolerant rice genotypes grown on saline soil
Aziz, A., Siti Fairuz, M., Abdullah, M.Z., Ma, N.L. and Marziah, M.
| Abstract & References | Full Text PDF
( 371 KB)| pp. 119 |

Enhancement of fertility and libido in male sprague dawley rats following the administration of aqueous extract of Lunasia amara
Nor-Raidah, R. and Mahanem, M.N.
| Abstract & References | Full Text PDF
( 487 KB)| pp. 125 |

Paraquat dichloride detection from forensic blowfly samples
Wan Mohd Asyraf Wan Mahmood, Almie Amira Munaras Khan, Siti Aisyah Shamsuddin, Nurul Syahnidz Adila Zaini, Khairulmazidah Mohamed and Rumiza Abd Rashid
| Abstract & References | Full Text PDF
( 393 KB)| pp. 133 |

Species composition and abundance of peat swamp fishes in selected areas of Selangor, Malaysia
Muhammad Fahmi Ahmad and Abdullah Samat
| Abstract & References | Full Text PDF
( 210 KB)| pp. 139 |

Kepelbagaian kulat endofit daripada Asplenium nidus
Nazlina Ibrahim dan Nurul Aina binti Japri
| Abstract & References | Full Text PDF ( 356 KB)| pp. 147 |

Characterisation and stabilisation of recombinant Humicola insolens endoglucanase produced in Pichia pastoris
Abdul Fattah, S.S., Mohamed, R., Wan Seman, W.M.K., Jahim, M.J., Illias, R.M., Abu Bakar, F.D. and Murad, A.M.A.
| Abstract & References | Full Text PDF ( 165 KB)| pp. 155 |

In silico characterisation of the Glaciozyma antarctica genome: mining the molecular chaperones
Nur Athirah, Y., Abu Bakar, F.D., Illias, R.M., Mahadi, N.M. and Murad, A.M.A.
| Abstract & References | Full Text PDF ( 110 KB)| pp. 161 |

Genome mining for glycoside hydrolases from the psychrophilic yeast Glaciozyma antarctica PI12
Nooraisyah, M.N., Siti Nur Hasanah, M.Y., Mahadi, N.M., Abu Bakar, F.D. and Murad, A.M.A.
| Abstract & References | Full Text PDF ( 101 KB)| pp. 167 |


Research Note

Phylogenetic and population genetic study using DYS19 for orang asli in Taman Negara Pahang: Preliminary Findings
Sofia, S.M.Y., Farida, Z.M.Y. and Md-Zain, B.M.
| Full Text PDF
( 89 KB)| pp. 173 |

 

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