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Volume 47(5): November 2018

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Journal of the Malaysian Society of Applied Biology

Cover : Histological sections of testes of normal and ZZREE treated HFD-induced obese rats. Photo courtesy of Dr. Dzulsuhaimi Bin Daud.


Research Articles

Application of ecological engineering to increase arthropod’s diversity in rice field ecosystem

Badrulhadza Amzah, Rosliza Jajuli, Nurul Ammar Illani Jaafar, Saiful Zaimi Jamil, Siti Noor Aishikin Abdul Hamid, Nurin Izzati Zulkfili, Nor Asiah Ismail, Azimah Abdul Kadir, Engku Elini Engku Ariff and Razali Baki

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 600 KB)| pp. 1|

 

Water quality assessment of the Langat River, Selangor

Hashim, N.H.F., Mohd Idris, M.A., Abdullah, M., Ahmad Tajuddin, M.F., Jamaluddin, H., Trevor Gunggang, R.A., Muhazeli, M.F., Abdullah, N.S., Karim, J., Mohamed Yusoff, M.A., Hashim, N. and Sharifuddin, S.S.

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 356 KB)| pp. 9|

 

In vivo antimalarial assessment and toxicity evaluation of garlic (Allium sativum) in Plasmodium berghei NK65-induced mice

Ruslan, M.S. and Baba, M.S.

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 1,264 KB)| pp. 17|

 

Virulence evaluation of entomopathogenic fungi against the red palm weevil, Rhynchophorus Ferrugineus (Coleoptera: Dryopthoridae)

Fong Jhun Hou, Siti Nor Khadijah Addis and Wahizatul Afzan Azmi

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 326 KB)| pp. 25|

 

Anti-human herpesvirus type-1 activity of Phaleria macrocarpa fruits methanol extract and fractions

Mahmud Ismaeel, Herryawan Ryadi Eziwar Dyari, Norefrina Shafinaz Md. Nor, Wan Ahmad Yaacob and Nazlina Ibrahim

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 222 KB)| pp. 31|

 

Kepelbagaian kulat endofit daripada Ulva lactuca: alga hijau dominan di Malaysia

Nur Farah Ain Zainee, Nazlina Ibrahim, Ahmad Ismail, Mohamed Effendi Taip dan Asmida Ismail

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 149 KB)| pp. 41|

 

Effect of different drying methods and solvents on phenolic content, antioxidant and anti-hyperglycemic activities of Melastoma malabathricum leaves extract

Erna Nazirah Zahwal, Chen Pei Fang, Nurul Najiha Ain Ibrahim, Noorul Syuhada Mohd Razali and Hafeedza Abdul Rahman

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 66 KB)| pp. 47|

 

Effect of consuming brown rice bars containing Hoodia gordonii and Kappaphycus alvarezii on glycemic index, appetite and food intake in healthy adults

Maaruf Abdul Ghani, Masturah Ebni Hajal and Norlida Mat Daud

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 174 KB)| pp. 55|

 

Characterisation and pathogenicity of Fusarium species isolated from luffa (Luffa acutangula L. Roxb.)

Asma, A., Shamarina, S., Noor Baity, S. and Nur Ain Izzati, M.Z.

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 352 KB)| pp. 63|

 

Deciphering the pan-genome of Ganoderma sp. to depict potential genomic components that contribute to Ganoderma boninense pathogenicity

Suhaila Sulaiman, Nur Syamimi Yusoff, Tan Joon Sheong and Lee Yang Ping

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 502 KB)| pp. 71|

 

Genome-wide comparative analysis in discovering potential evolved hypothetical genes in infected oil palm

Nur Syamimi Yusoff, Suhaila Sulaiman and Lee Yang Ping

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 102 KB)| pp. 81|

 

Identification of restriction-modification systems in Clostridium butyricum using bioinformatic tools

Rozieffa Roslan, Peer Mohamed Abdul and Jamaliah Md Jahim

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 1,067 KB)| pp. 89|

 

Immunofluorescent staining and miRNA expression of HCT-8 and HT-29 cell lines upon Cryptosporidium infection

Mohammed Abdullah Jainul, Muhammad Lokman Md Isa and Afzan Mat Yusof

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 446 KB)| pp. 101|

 

Abundance and diversity of benthic ostracod in sediments around Pulau Bidong, Terengganu

Omar, R., Faiz, N.N. and Raoh, M.M.

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 436 KB)| pp. 103|

 

Comparison of DNA extraction and detection of Ganoderma, causal of basal stem rot disease in oil palm using loop-mediated isothermal amplification

Madihah, A.Z., Maizatul-Suriza, M., Idris, A.S., Bakar, M.F.A., Kamaruddin, S., Bharudin, I., Abu Bakar, F.D. and Murad, A.M.A.

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 255 KB)| pp. 119|

 

The effect of heat treatment and sonication on physicochemical and colour attributes of yellow sugarcane juice

Siti Hajar-Azhari, Raudzah Shahruddin and Muhamad Hafiz Abd Rahim

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 47 KB)| pp. 129|

 

De Novo transcriptome sequencing and identification of upregulated genes involved in phenylpropanoid pathway of Acacia mangium in response to Ceratocystis infection

Nur Nabilah Alias, Norlia Basherudin, Mohd Faizal Abu Bakar, Samsuddin Ahmad Syazwan, Norwati Muhammad, Mohd Farid Ahmad and Mohd Zaki Abdullah

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 500 KB)| pp. 135|

 

Effects of pre-anthesis drought stress on yield components and seed quality of rice (Oryza sativa L.)

Mohd Syahmi Salleh, Mohd Shukor Nordin, Mohamad Bahagia Ab Ghaffar, Rozilawati Shahari, Zarina Zainuddin and Adam Puteh

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 126 KB)| pp. 149|

 

Effect of different drying methods and ethanol concentrations on antioxidant and anti-hyperglycaemic properties of Gynura procumbens leaves extract

Haslaniza Hashim, Fatin Amira Embong, Cheong Kah Yee, Norlida Mat Daud and Hafeedza Abdul Rahman

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 71 KB)| pp. 157|

 

Enhanced sugar recovery from oil palm trunk biomass by repeated enzymatic hydrolysis with surfactant addition

Nurul Adela Bukhari, Soh Kheang Loh, Nasrin Abu Bakar and Jamaliah Md Jahim

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 235 KB)| pp. 165|

 

Lactic acid production from Dried Distiller’s Grains with Solubles hydrolysate via co-fermentation of Lactobacillus pentosus and Lactobacillus coryniformis

Zaini, N.A.M., Charalampopoulos, D. and Chatzifragkou, A.

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 695 KB)| pp. 173|

 

The effect of Zingiber zerumbet rhizome ethanol extract (ZZREE) on testosterone level and testes histoarchitecture in high fat diet-induced obese rats

Nurul Husna Md Jani, Dzulsuhaimi Daud, Nursirhan Sharkawi, Harita Hashim, Nur Hilwani Ismail, Azani Salleh and Nooraain Hashim

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 435 KB)| pp. 181|

 

Rheological properties of aqueous dispersions of okra (Abelmoschus esculentus) gum

Ain Nadiah Sofiah Ahmad Khorairi, Noor-Soffalina Sofian-Seng, Nurul Shahirah Aziz, Nur Ain Nabila Azali, Khairul Farihan Kasim and Noorul Syuhada Mohd Razali

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 534 KB)| pp. 189|

 

Effect of Cinnamomum zeylanicum essential oil on the physical and mechanical properties of edible films from Kappaphycus alvarezii

Siah Watt Moey, Aminah Abdullah and Ishak Ahmad

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 210 KB)| pp. 197|

 

Determination of phytochemicals in sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas) varieties with different cooking methods

Arnida Hani Teh, Nur Nadiah Mahmood and Muhiyuddin Md Nasir

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 99 KB)| pp. 205|

 

Wound healing properties in sprague-dawley rats of marine endophytic fungi extracts

Aqilah, H.M., Norhayati, A.S. and Siti, A.A.

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 440 KB)| pp. 213|

 

Length-weight relationship, condition factor and trophic level of Scolopsis taeniopterus (Cuvier, 1830) from the southeastern coastal waters of Peninsular Malaysia

Maisarah Roslan and Abdullah Samat

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 203 KB)| pp. 219|

 

Aktiviti biologi ekstrak air tumbuhan tempatan Prismatomeris glabra, Croton caudatus, Eurycoma longifolia dan Schefflera heterophylla

Herryawan Ryadi, E.D., Siti Farah, H., Yaacob, W.A. dan Nazlina, I.

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 228 KB)| pp. 227|

 

Phytochemical compounds in the methanolic extract of Piper betle L. leaves

Mawadddah Mohd Azlan and Mardhiah Mohammad

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 103 KB)| pp. 233|

 

Development of Trichoderma virens ?pyrG auxotrophic strain via gene disruption strategy

Abdul Karim, N.A., Ab Wahab, A.F.F., Abu Bakar, F.D., Illias, R. and Murad, A.M.A.

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 480 KB)| pp. 241|

 

Analysis of 16S rDNA primer sets for molecular taxonomy study of mixed culture that produce biohydrogen

Azratul Madihah Azahar, Nurina Anuar, Jamaliah Md Jahim, Mohd Sobri Takriff and Wu Shu Yii

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 244 KB)| pp. 251|

 

Paenibacillus alvei (AN5) and Gramicidin A antimicrobial peptide activities

Sahlil Miraz Mohamed Rafie, Darman Nordin and Nurina Anuar

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 278 KB)| pp. 261|

 

Isolation of thermophilic bacteria producing extracellular enzyme from Sungai Klah Hot Spring, Malaysia

Marwan Jawad Msarah, Izyanti Ibrahim and Wan Syaidatul Aqma

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 298 KB)| pp. 269|

 

Detection of cagA and vacA genes of Helicobacter pylori in gastric biopsies and cockroaches

Noor Masyitah Jumahat, Nurul Fathiyah Zaipul Anuar, Zaini Mohd Zain, Navindra Kumari Palanisamy, Annamalai Chandra Mouli and Jamal Hussaini

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 106 KB)| pp. 277|

 

Incorporation of silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) with endophytes cell-free secondary metabolites enhances antimicrobial activity

Ahmad Syairazie Ibrahim Fikri, Irman Abdul Rahman, Ainon Hamzah, Siti Noor Adnalizawati Adnan and Norefrina Shafinaz Md Nor

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 268 KB)| pp. 283|

 

Preliminary anatomical study on leaf surfaces of Bornean Zingiberaceae (Tribe Alpinieae) from north east Sarawak

Salasiah, M. and Meekiong, K.

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 289 KB)| pp. 302|

 

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