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Volume 46(1): March 2017

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Journal of the Malaysian Society of Applied Biology

Cover : Micrograph of unmodified (left), cross-linked (middle) and succinylated (right) sago starch determined using SEM. Photo courtesy of Yusnita, H.


Research Articles

Guest Editors: Dr. Nazlina Ibrahim, Dr. Herryawan Ryadi Eziwar Dyari, Dr. Fareed Sairi, Dr. Pauline Liew, Dr. Woan Ying, Dr. Masni Mohd Ali, Dr. Ramlan Omar

 

Perlakuan ikan Zebra, Danio rerio di bawah aruhan tekanan bunyi, pemangsa dan persekitaran baru

Shazrul Fazry, Amirulhakim Azizan, Zahratul Nabila Dawa, Nur Fitrah Abd Ghani, Noor Fara Fatehah Roselan, Muhammad Akram Mohd Noordin, Malina Kumaran, Herryawan Ryadi Eziwar Dyari, Azwan Mat Lazim, Luqman Abdul Aziz dan Babul Airianah Othman


Comparative effects of Cosmos caudatus, Piper sarmentosum and Premna cordifolia ethanolic extracts on mice (Mus musculus) sperm parameters

Nabihah, S., Dzulsuhaimi, D. and Nooraain, H.

Abstract & ReferencesFull Text PDF ( 65 KB)| pp. 9 |


Recent benthic ostracoda in offshore sediment of Pulau Perhentian, Terengganu

Omar, R., Faiz, N.N. and Yusoff, M.N.A.

Abstract & ReferencesFull Text PDF ( 256 KB)| pp. 15 |


Effect of differential feed on the molting success and survival of horseshoe crab trilobite (Tachypleus gigas)

Akbar John, B., Kamaruzzaman, B.Y., Jalal, K.C.A., Hassan, S. and Rozihan, M.

Abstract & ReferencesFull Text PDF ( 55 KB)| pp. 21 |


Ameliorating effects of coconut water on sperm quality and selected organs histology in monosodium glutamate pre treated male mice (Mus musculus)

Aliff, M.H., Nooraain, H. and Nurdiana, S.

Abstract & ReferencesFull Text PDF ( 847 KB)| pp. 27 |


Bacterial contamination on beef carcass at selected abattoirs located in Selangor, Malaysia

Elizabeth Sinirisan Chong, Zul Fadhli Bidin, Nur Faizah Abu Bakar and Siti Shahara Zulfakar

Abstract & ReferencesFull Text PDF ( 227 KB)| pp. 37 |


Comparative analysis of lignocellulosic component in straw and husk of MR219 and MR263 by rapid chemical analysis

Naqiya, F.M.Z., Azean, Y., Razis, S., Nurul-Era-Amira, H., Fazry, S. and Airianah, O.B.

Abstract & ReferencesFull Text PDF ( 120 KB)| pp. 45 |

 

Effects of stingless bee (Heterotrigona itama) pollination on greenhouse cucumber (Cucumis sativus)

Wahizatul Afzan Azmi, Nurhidayah Samsuri, Muhammad Firdaus Mohd. Hatta, Roziah Ghazi and Chuah Tse Seng

Abstract & ReferencesFull Text PDF ( 328 KB)| pp. 51 |


Effect of varying ratios of oyster mushroom powder to tapioca flour on the physicochemical properties and sensory acceptability of fried mushroom crackers

Faridah Yahya, Noor Nadzirah Mat Yusof and Chan Kai Chen

Abstract & ReferencesFull Text PDF ( 55 KB)| pp. 57 |


Genetic diversity of kampung chicken (Gallus gallus domesticus) from selected areas in East Coast Peninsular Malaysia inferred from partial control region of mitochondrial DNA

Ha, H.C., Nguang, S.I., Zarizal, S., Komilus, C.F., Norshida, I. and Ahmad-Syazni, K.

Abstract & ReferencesFull Text PDF ( 92 KB)| pp. 63 |


Dose response for Auricularia auricula-judae against acute gamma irradiation

Hing Jan Nie, Azhar Mohamad, Zaiton Abdul Kadir, Wan Safina Wan Abdul Razak, Ibrahim Mahmood and Hisham Hamza Hussain

Abstract & ReferencesFull Text PDF ( 433 KB)| pp. 71 |

 

Variants production of Lentinula edodes spores, monokaryon mycelium and dikaryon mycelium by ?-irradiation

Ibrahim Mahmood, Azhar Mohamad, Fauzi Daud, Zaiton Abdul Kadir, Hing Jan Nie, Hisham Hamza Hussain, Wan Safina Wan Abd Razak, Airianah, O.B. and Shazrul Fazry

Abstract & References Full Text PDF ( 983 KB)| pp. 77 |


Dynamic changes of bacterial community during the composting of oil palm empty fruit bunches (OPEFB) as analyzed by denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis (DGGE) analysis

Jong Bor Chyan, Goh Chee Meng, Liew Pauline Woan Ying and Thong Kwai Lin

Abstract & References Full Text PDF ( 362 KB)| pp. 83 |


Characterisation of polyhydroxyalkanoate production by mutant Azotobacter vinelandii

Mok, Pei Shze, Sudesh, Kumar, Liew, Pauline Woan Ying, Jong, Bor Chyan and Najimudin, Nazalan

Abstract & References Full Text PDF ( 128 KB)| pp. 93 |


Distribution of fatty alcohols in surface sediments of the Endau River, Johor

Nurul Fathihah Mt Nanyan, Norfariza Humrawali, Noor Farahin Amiruddin, Siti Aishah Mohd Ali, Ramlan Omar and Masni Mohd Ali

Abstract & References Full Text PDF ( 263 KB)| pp. 101 |


Interannual variation of chlorophyll-a concentration in the exclusive economic zone waters of Peninsular Malaysia

Mustapha, M.A., Lihan, T. and Zambari, I.F.

Abstract & References Full Text PDF ( 490 KB)| pp. 111 |


In silico analysis and 3D structure prediction of a chitinase from psychrophilic yeast Glaciozyma antarctica PI12

Yusof, N.Y., Firdaus-Raih, M., Mahadi, N.M., Illias, R.M., Abu Bakar, F.D. and Murad, A.M.A.

Abstract & References Full Text PDF ( 615 KB)| pp. 117 |


Evaluation on field performance of vegetable soybean (Glycine max (L.) Merrill) varieties grown at two locations in Malaysia

Nor Hafizah, Z., Zarina, Z., Phang, I.C., Maizatul Akma, I., Siti Nurul Farhana, A.B. and Mohd Shukor, N.

Abstract & References Full Text PDF ( 147 KB)| pp. 125 |


Physical properties of dressing-type oil in water emulsions as affected by Okra gum-xanthan gum-corn starch interactions

Nor Hayati Ibrahim and Chang Hon Weng

Abstract & References Full Text PDF ( 329 KB)| pp. 131 |


Optimisation of Remazol Brilliant Blue R dye decolourisation and laccase enzyme production by Marasmius cladophyllus using response surface methodology

Nur Adila Muradi, Ahmad Husaini, Azham Zulkharnain, Hairul Azman Roslan and Tay Meng Guan

Abstract & References Full Text PDF ( 299 KB)| pp. 139 |


Ficus deltoidea ethanolic leaves extract improves hormonal balance among letrozole induced polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) rats

Nur Ajeerah Suhaimi, Nooraain Hashim and Nurdiana Samsulrizal

Abstract & References Full Text PDF ( 60 KB)| pp. 147 |


Growth pattern and control of Dieffenbachia seguine (Jacq.) Schott

Sharifah Mariam, S.M., Ipor, I.B. and Mohd Hazwan Fikri, A.R.

Abstract & References Full Text PDF ( 289 KB)| pp. 153 |


Analyses using genomic and transcriptomic data of MADS-box genes in Elaeis guineensis

Suhaila Sulaiman, Lee Yang Ping, Kwan Yen Yen and Sharifah Shahrul Rabiah Syed Alwee.

Abstract & References Full Text PDF ( 176 KB)| pp. 159 |


Encapsulation of miRNA in chitosan nanoparticles as a candidate for an anti-metastatic agent in cancer therapy

Syazaira Arham Yahya Ariff, Khatijah Yusoff and Mas Jaffri Masarudin

Abstract & References Full Text PDF ( 863 KB)| pp. 165 |

 

Synthesis of a nanoparticle system for the enhanced accumulation of fluorescently-labelled amino acids encapsulated in monodispersed chitosan nanoparticle system

Ummu Afiqah Hassan, Mohd Zobir Hussein and Mas Jaffri Masarudin

| Abstract & References| Full Text PDF ( 293 KB)| pp. 171 |


Ecophysiological responses of two tropical urban shrub plants to elevated carbon dioxide and water stress

Wan Nur Ain, N. and Wan Juliana, W.A.

Abstract & References Full Text PDF ( 213 KB)| pp. 177 |


Effects of nitrogen gas fumigation on postharvest quality of minimally processed starfruit (Averrhoa carambola L.) stored at low temperature

Wan Zaliha Wan Sembok and Koh Suet Yen

Abstract & References Full Text PDF ( 611 KB)| pp. 189 |

 

Effect of selected sago starch modifications on its properties and quality of instant ‘keropok lekor’

Yusnita, H., Joling, T. and Wan Zaliha, W.S.

Abstract & References Full Text PDF ( 326 KB)| pp. 199 |

 

Phytochemistry, antibacterial and antiviral effects of the fractions of Asplenium nidus leaves aqueous extract

Mariya Mohd Tahir, Nurain Shahera Hassan, Herryawan Ryadi Eziwar Dyari, Wan Ahmad Yaacob and Nazlina Ibrahim

 

Characterization and potential applications of a recombinant antifreeze protein from an antarctic yeast Glaciozyma antarctica produced in Pichia pastoris

Md Tab, M., Hashim, N.H.F., Abu Bakar, F.D., Illias, R., Najimudin, N., Mahadi, N.M. and Murad, A.M.A.

Abstract & References Full Text PDF ( 394 KB)| pp. 213 |

 

Diet composition of cobia fish, Rachycentron canadum (Linnaeus, 1766) from northeastern waters of Peninsular Malaysia

Zulhusni, A., Mazlan, A.G., Zaidi, C.C. and Samat, A.

Abstract & References Full Text PDF ( 106 KB)| pp. 219 |

 

Reversible spermatoxic effect of Andrographis paniculata methanol extract in Sprague Dawley rats

Khaidatul Akmar Kamaruzaman and Mahanem Mat Noor

Abstract & References Full Text PDF ( 430 KB)| pp. 225 |

 

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