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Volume 47(6): December 2018

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Journal of the Malaysian Society of Applied Biology

Cover : “Micrographs of trabecular bone stained with OPG/RANKL antibody”. Photo courtesy of Dr. Zaitunnatakhin Zamli.


Research Articles

Assessment of food insecurity and food coping strategies among fishermen household during monsoon in Terengganu, Malaysia

Nik Nursabrina Nadia Nik Mohd Sanusi, Asma’ Ali, Khairil Shazmin Kamarudin and Hayati Mohd Yusof

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 75 KB)| pp. 1|

 

Sub-acute toxicity of black seed (Nigella sativa) and honey mixture

Wong Pei Lou, Suvik Assaw, Mohd Azrul Lokman, Nasrenim Suhaimin and Hayati Mohd Yusof

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 440 KB)| pp. 11|

 

Effect of ethanol in ultrasonic assisted extraction technique on antioxidative properties of passion fruit (Passiflora edulis) leaves

Mohamad Khairi Zainol, Wong Keat Yi, Zamzahaila Mohd Zin, Khairil Shazmin Kamarudin, Muhammad Danish-Daniel Abdullah, Ng Khai Shin and Hasmadi Mamat

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 453 KB)| pp. 19|

 

Development of white bread fortified with calcium derived from eggshell powder

Tuan Zainazor Tuan Chilek, Nur Ayuni Kairuaman, Fisal Ahmad, Rahijan Abdul Wahab, Amir Izzwan Zamri and Azizah Mahmood

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 456 KB)| pp. 29|

 

Molecular and phylogenetic identification of marine microalgae inferred by 18S rDNA gene

Nazia Abdul Kadar, Sitti Raehanah Muhamad Shaleh and Emma Su Ali

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 210 KB)| pp. 41|

 

Optimizing sucrose and BAP concentrations for in vitro microrhizome induction of Zingiber officinale Rosc. ‘Tambunan’

Devina David, Ling Ee Chuwan and Jualang Azlan Gansau

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 444 KB)| pp. 47|

 

Kajian terhadap hidrogel berasaskan selulosa bakteria (BC) dan kesan penggabungannya dengan nanopartikel perak sebagai agen antibakteria

Maryam Mokhtarom and Azwan Mat Lazim

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 361 KB)| pp. 53|

 

Genetic diversity of the orange-spotted grouper (Epinephelus coioides) in Terengganu Malaysia based on mitochondrial cytochrome b sequence data

Shaidatul Nadia Waludin, Ahmad Azfar Mohamed, Ing Chia Phang and Yukinori Mukai

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 79 KB)| pp. 61|

 

Estimation of size at sexual maturity of blue crab, Portunus pelagicus in peninsular Malaysia

Norliyana Asemari, Nur Atikah Matdah, Simon Kumar Das and Yosni Bakar

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 426 KB)| pp. 69|

 

Assessment of health and nutritional status of lipid lowering supplement users in Kuala Lumpur

Asma’ Ali, Ng Guet Kian and Hayati Mohd Yusof

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

 

Structural changes and the differential expression of osteoprotegerin (OPG) and receptor activator of nuclear factor kB ligand (RANKL) in subchondral bone during the development of osteoarthritis

Akma Azmiera Akman, Ain Aisyah Talib, Azirah Md Yusof, Kamarul Ariffin Khalid, Nurul Asyiqin Yusof, Radiah Abdul Ghani, Asmah Hanim Hamdan and Zaitunnatakhin Zamli

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 1,937 KB)| pp. 87|

 

Genetic variation, diversity and molecular phylogenetic of higher group termite Macrotermes carbonarious Hagen (Blattodea: Termitidae)

Abdul Hafiz Ab Majid, Eng Yi Shen, Chong Yeak Heng and Liew Chin Foong

| Abstract | Full Text PDF (153 KB)| pp. 97|

 

Antibiotic susceptibility, antibacterial activity and probiotic characterisation of isolated Lactobacillus brevis strains from Heterotrigona itama honey

Nor Hazwani Hasali, Amir Izzwan Zamri, Mohd Nizam Lani and Aidilla Mubarak

| Abstract | Full Text PDF (533 KB)| pp. 105|

 

Morphometric variation and genetic relationship of Coptotermes spp. (Blattodea: Rhinotermitidae) in Sarawak, Malaysia

Norsyarizan Jamil, Wan Nurainie Wan Ismail and G. Veera Singham

| Abstract | Full Text PDF (362 KB)| pp. 113|

 

New information on the potency of sponge-associated actinobacteria as producer of plant growth-promoting bioactive compounds

Dwi Retnowati, Dedy Duryadi Solihin, Munif Ghulamahdi and Yulin Lestari

| Abstract | Full Text PDF (637 KB)| pp. 127|

 

Assessment of diet quality and its association with nutritional status among fishermen’s children in Terengganu

Chua Hwee Shan, Asma’ Ali, Noor Salihah Zakaria and Hayati Mohd Yusof

| Abstract | Full Text PDF (163 KB)| pp. 137|

 

Research Note

Antimicrobial activity of partially purified peptides isolated from the skin secretions of Bornean frogs in the family of Ranidae

Muna Sabri, Elizabeth Jega Jenggut, Ramlah Zainudin and Zunika Amit

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 344 KB)| pp. 145|

 

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