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Volume 48(5): December 2019

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Journal of the Malaysian Society of Applied Biology

Cover : Variability of fruit shape, colour and texture flesh in Durio spp. from North Maluku. Photo courtesy of Dr. Sundari.

Research Articles

Effect of papain enzyme supplementation on growth performance and nutrient utilization of Catfish (Pangasius hypopthalmus)

Diana Rachmawati and Asep A. Prihanto

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 346 KB)| pp. 1|


Phytochemical composition in hexane and methanolic leaf extract of Vernonia amygdalina

Siti Fairuz, Y., Ismail, S.I., Farah Farhanah, H. and Mahmud, T.M.M.

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 109 KB)| pp. 11|


Differential expression of specific genes regulating ‘Royal Gala’ (Malus x domestica) fruit development

Siti Khadijah A. Karim, Andrew Allan, Robert Schaffer and Karine David

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 515 KB)| pp. 19|


Genetic fidelity assessment of tissue culture-derived Neolamarckia cadamba plantlets using DNA-based markers

Mok Pei-Kieng and Ho Wei-Seng

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 403 KB)| pp. 29|


Comparative studies on physicochemical characterisation, antioxidant and antibacterial activity of chitosan extracted from Scylla paramamosain and Penaeus monodon shells

Wan Roslina Wan Yusof, Muhd Amir Asyraf Noh, Nor Aimuni Abd Aziz, Noorasmin Mokhtar Ahmad and Awang Ahmad Sallehin Awang Husaini

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 892 KB)| pp. 39|


A comparative study of the biological activities of different commercial Stevia extracts from local market in Malaysia

Suhaili Shamsi, Farhah Amirah Zukeflli, Ai Luan Lim and Uswatun Hasanah Zaidan

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 246 KB)| pp. 49|


Evaluation of Ubi Gajah for bioethanol via hydrolysis and fermentation

Saleh, A.A., Reddy, A.N.R., Nadia, N.A., Charyulu, D.K. and Hamdan, S.

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 231 KB)| pp. 59|


Selection and validation of reference genes for qRT-PCR expression analyses of leaf, flower and capsules of Impatiens balsamina (Balsaminaceae)

Lian Chee Foong and Sheh May Tam

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 482 KB)| pp. 67|


Assessment for identification of genus Durio spp. from North Maluku Indonesia using three barcode DNA

Sundari, Didik Wahyudi, Estri Laras Arumingtyas, Luchman Hakim and Rodiyati Azrianingsih

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 713 KB)| pp. 77|


Breeding and reproductive performance of the African penguin (Spheniscus demersus) at Underwater World Langkawi (UWL) Malaysia

Mohd Hairul Bin Mohd Salleh, Farhan Binti Ruslin and Shukor Bin Md. Nor

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 483 KB)| pp. 89|


Fatty acid composition and antioxidant capacity of Myrtus (Myrtus communis L.)

Mehmet Akyüz, Abdussamat Güzel and Mahfuz Elmastas

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 239 KB)| pp. 101|


Crops and trees for function to the existing land use of Blongkeng sub watershed, Java, Indonesia

Ambar Kusumandari

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 201 KB)| pp. 113|


Research Note

Development of media compositions of Lactobacillus plantarum for improvement of scavenging ability of Curcuma caesia

Jemain, S.F.P., Jamal, P., Jaswir, I., Amid, A. and Raus, A.R.

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 346 KB)| pp. 121|


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