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Volume 49(5): December 2020

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Journal of the Malaysian Society of Applied Biology

Cover : "Isolated microalgae species from Pahang lakes". Photo courtesy of Dr. Malinna Jusoh.


Review Articles

Challenges to the adoption of modern crop biotechnology: Insights from Indian and Malaysian GM regulatory frameworks

Jasdeep Kaur Darsan Singh, Nurzatil Sharleeza Mat Jalaluddin, Neeti Sanan-Mishra and Jennifer Ann Harikrishna

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 65 KB)| pp. 1|


Research Articles

Biological development and growth of Amur catfish, Silurus asotus reared under controlled tropical condition

Siti Umey Syahirah Mat Nawang, Ching Fui Fui and Shigeharu Senoo

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 245 KB)| pp. 11|


The variation of cystoliths and its taxonomic significance in Acanthaceae of Peninsular Malaysia

Siti Maisarah Zakaria, Che Nurul Aini Che Amri, Noraini Talip, Abdul Latiff, Amirul Aiman Ahmad Juhari, Rozilawati Shahari, Nur Shuhada Tajudin and Mohamad Ruzi Abdul Rahman

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 744 KB)| pp. 25|


Food preference and the effect of predator cues on the foraging behaviour of House Rat (Rattus tanezumi)

Wong Lok Jinn and Andrew Alek Tuen

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 379 KB)| pp. 33|


Genetic diversity of naturally distributed Rhododendron moulmainense Hook. f. populations in Lam Vien Plateau, Vietnam revealed by ISSR and SCoT markers

Luu The Trung, La Anh Duong, Tran Van Tien, Le Ngoc Trieu and Phi Hong Hai

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 393 KB)| pp. 41|


Relationship between prop (6-n-propylthiouracil) taster status and preference for different taste food groups among university students

Syathirah Hanim, A.H., Ruhaya, H., Norkhafizah, S. and Marina, A.M.

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 61 KB)| pp. 53|


Malaysian ready-to-eat cooked dishes: Consumption patterns among adults and nutrient composition of selected highly consumed dishes

Norlida Mat Daud, Siti Fatimah Mohd Tarmizi and Hafeedza Abdul Rahman

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 72 KB)| pp. 61|


Growth performance and gonad maturation of Amur catfish, Silurus asotus in captivity

Sari Asfarina Sariat, Ching Fui Fui and Shigeharu Senoo

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 1,142 KB)| pp. 71|


Composition of Plecoptera (Insecta) fauna in rivers at different altitudes of high mountain in Peninsular Malaysia

Amiruddin, M.N. and Suhaila, A.H.

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 56 KB)| pp. 81|


Control of gray mold disease of tomato caused by Botrytis cinerea using bacterial secondary metabolites

Arafat Hashim, Siti Izera Ismail, Wael Alsultan, Idris Abu Seman, Osamah Rashed and Khairulmazmi Ahmad

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 253 KB)| pp. 89|


Optimization of enzymatic hydrolysis conditions of seaweed (Gracilaria fisheri) protein by using Alcalase® to obtain maximum angiotensin-I-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitory activity

Amiza Mat Amin, Wong Sher Lee and Kazi Nazira Sharmin

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 252 KB)| pp. 99|


Non-enzymatic antioxidant from apple snail (Pomacea maculata) extract

Khalida Khalil, Syarul Nataqain Baharum, Shazrul Fazry, Nik Marzuki Sidik and Fareed Sairi

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 216 KB)| pp. 115|


Research Note

Cephalopharyngeal skeletons of Chrysomya megacephala (Fabricius, 1794) (Diptera: Calliphoridae) third instar larvae displayed resistance to hot-water killing method – implications in forensic entomology practice

Sharifah Shakilah Abdullah and Raja M. Zuha

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 96 KB)| pp. 125|


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Malaysian Applied Biology is listed in the databases and indexed in Thomson Reuters Master Journal List, Elsevier, Mycite, Biosis, Zoological Records, UDLedge Life Science Index, CNKI, J-Gate and CABI.

Malaysian Applied Biology is indexed in Scopus since issue 41(1) 2012.

According to Scopus CiteScore 2020, MABJ ranks 165 out of 203 Malaysian journals in terms of yearly impact factor.