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Volume 46(4): December 2017

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Journal of the Malaysian Society of Applied Biology

Cover : Photomicrographs of cross section of rat kidney’s renal cortex. Photo courtesy of Suvik Assaw.

Research Articles

Bacteria Isolated from Nipa Palm (Nypa fruticans Wurmb.) as Potential Plant Growth-Promoters

Jayvee Cruz and Mea Katreena M. Cadiente

Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 1,274 KB)| pp. 01 |

Aggressive Behaviour of African Catfish Clarias gariepinus Juveniles Under Different Light Intensities and Light Wavelengths

Muhammad Firdaus Sallehudin, Nor Amira Yusoff, Nai Han Tan, Shahbudin Saad and Yukinori Mukai

Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 183 KB)| pp. 07 |

Identification Keys on Advertisement Call Characters for The Genus Pulchrana (Anura: Ranidae) in Sarawak

Marly, M.A.A., Zainudin, R. and Amram, M.F.

Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 201 KB)| pp. 15 |

The Impact of Hydroelectric Development on Elephant Habitats in Hulu Terengganu

David Magintan, Tukimat Lihan, Khairul Amirin Mohamed, Ahimsa Campos-Arceiz, Salman Saaban, Shahril Mod Husin and Shukor Md Nor

AbstractFull Text PDF ( 823 KB)| pp. 23 |

Phylogenetic Relationships of The Orang Asli (Proto Malay) Tribe Based on The HVS II Gene Sequences

Md-Zain, B.M., Teh, M.S., Ang, K.C., Lim, L.S. and Yaakop, S.

Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 156 KB)| pp. 35 |

Glycogen Synthase Kinase-3 Beta (GSK3 Beta) as a Molecular Target for Cytokine-Modulating Effect of Curcumin in a Murine Model of Acute Melioidosis Infection

Anderson Tan, Nagesswary Ganesan, Suhaini Sudi, Sok Kuan Wong, Noor Embi and Hasidah Mohd Sidek

AbstractFull Text PDF ( 342 KB)| pp. 43 |

Study of Biochemical and Cooking Quality Traits of Major Rice Varieties of Bangladesh

Shozib, H.B., Hossain, M.M., Jahan, S., Alam, M.S., Das, S.C., Alam, S., Amin, R.B., Hasan, M.M., Malo, R., Islam, M.R., Shekhar, H.U. and Siddiquee, M.A.

AbstractFull Text PDF ( 73 KB)| pp. 55 |

Optimisation of Polymerase Chain Reaction Conditions to Amplify D-Loop Region in The Malaysian Mousedeer Genomic DNA

Mohamad-Azam Akmal Abu Bakar, Jeffrine Japning Rovie-Ryan, Ahmad Ampeng, Salmah Yaakop, Shukor Md Nor and Badrul Munir Md-Zain

AbstractFull Text PDF ( 300 KB)| pp. 63 |

Oxidised Low Density Lipoprotein Decreases HIT-T15 Pancreatic Beta Cells Viability via Decrease in Antioxidant Activities

Zunika, A., Muna, S. and Rina, S.

AbstractFull Text PDF ( 670 KB)| pp. 73 |

The Variability of Lansium domesticum Corr. (Duku) Accessions Based on The Characters of Morphology, Physiology and Anatomy in Musi Rawas Regency, South Sumatra Indonesia

Susilawati, Dwi Putro Priadi and Diah Nurul Utami

AbstractFull Text PDF ( 256 KB)| pp. 85 |

Tree Health Status of Mixed Species in Urban Forest of Taman Rimba Alam, Putrajaya, Malaysia

Norbaiah, M.Y., Nazre, M., Kamziah Abd Kudus and Nur Nisha Mohd Idrus

AbstractFull Text PDF ( 360 KB)| pp. 91 |

Different Slaughtering Techniques and Possible Physiological and Biomolecular Effects

Rahela Zaman, Intan Azura Shahdan, Syed Zahir Idid, Nafiu Bidemi Abdurazaq and Mohammad Tariqur Rahman

AbstractFull Text PDF ( 303 KB)| pp. 103 |

What Is The Minimum Rubber Price to Stop Farmers Converting Old Growth Forest into Shifting Cultivation? A Case Study From Pasaman District, West Sumatra Province, Indonesia

Mahdi and Yonariza

AbstractFull Text PDF ( 117 KB)| pp. 111 |

Species Composition of Amphibians and Reptiles in Tembat Forest Reserve, Hulu Terengganu, Terengganu, Peninsular Malaysia

Nur Amalina, M.I., Azhari, M., Norshaqinah, A., Nor Azrin, N.A., Shukor, M.N., Aisah, M.S., Amirrudin, A., Grismer, L.L. and Norhayati, A.

AbstractFull Text PDF ( 989 KB)| pp. 119 |

Research Note

Effect of Plant Growth Regulators and Melatonin on Callus Induction of White Eggplant (Solanum melongena)

Chee Keong Chin, Ze Hong Lee, Sreeramanan Subramaniam and Bee Lynn Chew

Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 195 KB)| pp. 131 |


Selected Research Articles from the International Cell Signaling Conference 2017:

‘Understanding Cell Communication for Human Well-Being’.

Chief Guest Editor: Prof. Dr. Aziz Ahmad

Deputy Chief Guest Editor: Dr. Wan Iryani Wan Ismail

Curating SBGN Based Metabolic Map and Comparative Assessment on Published Sugar Metabolic Pathways in Online Databases

Muhamad Asrul Faiz Mohd Khalim, Aizul Shazril Mohamad Mangin, Nuraqilah Yusra Raheman, Goh Meg Shien and Muhamad Fairus Noor Hassim

AbstractFull Text PDF ( 382 KB)| pp. 137 |

Tinospora crispa Methanolic Crude Extract Activates Apoptotic Pathway of Insulin Resistant-HepG2 Cell Lines by Improving The Insulin Sensitivity

Mohd Nazri Abu, Hamzah Fansuri Hassan, Rosmadi Yusoff and Wan Iryani Wan Ismail

AbstractFull Text PDF ( 1,074 KB)| pp. 145 |

Aloe Vera Edible Coating Retains The Bioactive Compounds of Wax Apples (Syzygium samarangense)

Aidilla Mubarak and Thevinta Rao Engakanah

AbstractFull Text PDF ( 475 KB)| pp. 153 |

Lactic Acid Bacteria (Lactobacillus plantarum) Induced Changes on The Antioxidative Activities of Chilli (Capsicum frutescens)

Nor Aniza Nordin, Norhayati Yusuf and Mohd Nizam Lani

AbstractFull Text PDF ( 277 KB)| pp. 161 |

A Preliminary Proteomic-Based Study of Wild Mud Crab (Scylla olivacea) Responses Towards The Surroundings of Setiu Wetland Lagoon, Terengganu

Nur Syafinaz Mohd Razali, Fathin Noor Aziera Mohd Ubadillah, Wan Bayani Wan Omar, Nurul Huda Abdul Kadir and Nakisah Mat Amin

AbstractFull Text PDF ( 210 KB)| pp. 169 |

Inhibition of Lipid Accumulation in 3T3-L1 Adipocytes by Chlorogenic Acid Derived from Green Coffee (Robusta sp.) Beans and Pulps

Raseetha, S., Zulkifli, M.F., Nurul-Nabilah, M. and Ismail, W.I.W.

AbstractFull Text PDF ( 722 KB)| pp. 175 |

Preparation and Characterization of Edible Aloe vera Films Incorporated with Cinnamon Oil for Fruits and Vegetables Coating

Razifah Mohd Razali, Keisheni Ganeson and Aidilla Mubarak

AbstractFull Text PDF ( 452 KB)| pp. 183|

Expression of Murine Polyomavirus-Like Particles with Fimbrial Protein of Pasteurella multocida

Siti Shafiqa Mohamad Zaki, Nur Diyana Ruslan, Hidayatul Aini Zakaria, Mohd Effendy Abd Wahid and Siti Nor Khadijah Addis

AbstractFull Text PDF ( 287 KB)| pp. 191|

Early Oxidative Stress Responses in Coconut (Cocos nucifera) Stem of MATAG and PANDAN Cultivars Due to Red Palm Weevil (Rhynchophorus ferrugineus Olivier) Infestation

Norhayati Yusuf, Nur Nassihah Mohd Nassir, Wahizatul Afzan Azmi and Hazlina Ahamed Zakeri

AbstractFull Text PDF ( 356 KB)| pp. 199|

Sub Acute Oral Toxicity Screening on Jellyfish Lobonema smithi Consumption in Sprague Dawley Rats

Suvik Assaw and Mohd Effendy Abd Wahid

AbstractFull Text PDF ( 1,262 KB)| pp. 207|

Biodegradability and Cellular Compatibility of Poly (3-Hydroxybutyrate-co-4-Hydroxybutyrate) via Subcutaneous Implantation in Rat Model

Sevakumaran Vigneswari and Al-Ashraf Abdullah Amirul

AbstractFull Text PDF ( 661 KB)| pp. 217|

Responses of A Freshwater Microalga, Scenedesmus regularis Exposed to 50% Inhibition Concentration of Pb2+ and Hg2+

Wan Bayani Wan Omar, Hazlina Ahamad Zakeri, Nakisah Mat Amin and Nur Hidayah Kamilia Rassman

AbstractFull Text PDF ( 217 KB)| pp. 225|

Hydrogen Peroxide, Lipid Peroxidation and Total Ion Leakage in Coconut Cultivar ‘PANDAN’ and ‘MATAG’ Infested with Red Palm Weevil (Rhynchophorus ferrugineus)

Nor Najihah Hasim and Norhayati Yusuf

AbstractFull Text PDF ( 481 KB)| pp. 233|


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