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Volume 48(1): March 2019

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Journal of the Malaysian Society of Applied Biology

Cover : “Effect of pineapple honey on lipid accumulation in 3T3-L1 adipocytes after staining with Oil Red O”. Photo courtesy of Assoc. Prof. Dr. Wan Iryani Wan Ismail.


Research Articles

In vitro tolerance of rice pathogen Rhizoctonia solani by orchid mycorrhizal fungi isolated from orchids in BRIS, Setiu Wetlands

Nurul Aliaa, Siti Noradila, A.G., Zaiti, M.Z. and Fatin Syakirah, S

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 467 KB)| pp. 1|

 

Effect of dual-saccharides on microbial cellulose (MC) production by Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Kang Wern Ni and Azila Adnan

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 208 KB)| pp. 7|

 

Study on genetic variability of mud crab, Scylla olivacea at East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia using random amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD): A preliminary assessment

Wan Bayani Wan Omar, Faridah Mohamad, Ikhwanuddin @ Polity Abdullah and Mohd Firdaus Zainal Abidin

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 152 KB)| pp. 15|


Pineapple honey inhibits adipocytes proliferation and reduces lipid droplet accumulation in 3T3-L1 adipocytes

Suhana Samat, Muhammad Ashraf Mohd Salleh, Zainah Adam and Wan Iryani Wan Ismail

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 446 KB)| pp. 21|


Morphological changes and DNA damage in Chlorella vulgaris (UMT-M1) induced by Hg2+

Hazlina, A.Z., Devanthiran, L. and Fatimah, H.

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 396 KB)| pp. 27|


Degradation of diesel oil by soil bacteria in shake flask system using food waste amendments

Gan Sik Ze, Noraznawati Ismail and Fazilah Ariffin

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 216 KB)| pp. 35|


Potential of silicon nutrient in reducing fungal disease in red-fleshed dragon fruit

Nurul Faziha, I., Muhammad Ariff, M.R., Fahim, N.A., Mohamad Naziem Ezzry, P. and Suhaizan, L.

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 477 KB)| pp. 43|


Detection of dengue virus from field-captured Aedes albopictus in Seberang Takir, Kuala Nerus, Terengganu, Malaysia

Lee Chia Hau, Norasmah Basari and Suzana Misbah

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 378 KB)| pp. 51|


Effect of hot water treatment on postharvest disease development and postharvest quality of sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas)

Suhaizan, L., Nursuraya, M.A. and Nurul Faziha, I.

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 195 KB)| pp. 61|


Bacteria isolation from skin, gills and water of Oreochromis sp. (Red Tilapia) when treated with Eisenia foetida (Oligochaete), Pleurotus sajor-caju (Oyster Mushroom), and Nepenthes gracilis (Pitcher Plant)

Nur Syuhada Binti Rosli, Elvie John Baptist and Nor Omaima Binti Harun

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 312 KB)| pp. 67|


Growth media derived from solid waste for orchid Dendrobium kingianum culture

Nyuk Ling Ma, Shing Ching Khoo, Lim Kar Loke, Su Shiung Lam and Suat Hian Tan

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 350 KB)| pp. 73|


Body somatotype and dietary intakes of government employees in Kuala Terengganu

Khairil Shazmin, Kamarudin and Wan Abdul Manan, W.M.

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 64 KB)| pp. 79|


ND5 gene marker reveals recent population expansion of wild Pearse’s mudskipper (Periophthalmus novemradiatus Hamilton) inhabits Setiu Wetlands in East Peninsular Malaysia

Nabilsyafiq, M.H., Gan, H.M., Abd. Mazlan, A.G., Mat Jaafar, T.N.A., Danish-Daniel, M., Sung, Y.Y. and Tan, M.P.

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 188 KB)| pp. 87|


Heterologous expression of recombinant scygonadin antimicrobial peptide from mud crab Scylla serrata

Nurfarhana Rosli, Farah Ayunie Mohd Zain, Sandra Catherine Zainathan and Siti Nor Khadijah Addis

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 217 KB)| pp. 95|


Food insecurity among university students at two selected public universities in Malaysia

Izwan Syafiq Ramlee, Asma’ Ali, Nurzalinda Zalbahar, Rahijan Abdul Wahab and Siti Nur ‘Afifah Jaafar

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 180 KB)| pp. 101|


Physicochemical profiles of honey harvested from four major species of stingless bee (Kelulut) in North East Peninsular of Malaysia

Syafizal Omar, Francis Kanyan Enchang, Mohd Ulul Ilmie Ahmad Nazri, Mohd Mansor Ismail and Wan Iryani Wan Ismail

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 55 KB)| pp. 111|


Metabolite profiling of Scenedesmus regularis using Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR)

Nyuk Ling Ma, Kit Yinn Teh, Aziz Ahmad, Su Shiung Lam, Shahidur Ashraf Bin Saidon, Mohd Naqiuddin Husri and Cha Thye San

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 112 KB)| pp. 117|


A preliminary study of phytochemical contents in commercial Malaysian black tea extract using quantitative and qualitative tests

Nabilah Ismail

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 310 KB)| pp. 123|


Molecular screening of infectious spleen and kidney necrosis virus in four species of Malaysian farmed ornamental fish

Sandra Catherine Zainathan, Dineswary Balaraman, Logajothiswaran Ambalavanan, Ponnarasi Krishna Moorthy, Surrin Kumar Palakrishnan and Nurshuhada Ariff

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 657 KB)| pp. 131|


Effect of moisture content and microwave power on puffed yield and expansion volume of Malaysian paddy variety MR297

Abdul Rahman, H., Salleh, M.H.M. and Md Salim, N.S.

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 367 KB)| pp. 139|


Assessing knowledge, attitude, practice towards type II diabetes mellitus and their blood glucose level among public in selected areas of Bachok District, Kelantan

Rosmini Remali, Asma Ali, Noor Salihah Zakaria and Hayati Mohd Yusof

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 76 KB)| pp. 145|


Elucidating the dynamic of drought tolerance rice, MR219-4 to the Xanthomonas oryzae infection

Hani Shafiqah Shamsudin, Muhammad Asyraf Muhammad Yaman, Aziz Ahmad and Muhamad Fairus Noor Hassim

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 152 KB)| pp. 157|


Colpoda steinii associated with hybrid grouper from Kg. Gong Batu Setiu, Terengganu

Fatimah Hashim, Malinna Jusoh, Nik Nur Izzati Nik Rohin and Nur Al Syifaa Hassan

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 549 KB)| pp. 163|


Biodiversity and functional metagenomic profiling of microbial communities in Tasik Kenyir, Terengganu

Mohd Ezhar Mohd Noor, Sharifah Noor Emilia Syed Jamil Fadaak, Mohd Noor Mat Isa, Mohd Faizal Abu Bakar and Muhd Danish-Daniel

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 194 KB)| pp. 169|


Effects of organic fertilizers on growth and yield of Roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa L.) on BRIS soil

Norhayati, Y., Ng, W.H. and Adzemi, M.A.

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 171 KB)| pp. 177|


The effect of Pumpkin peels (Cucurbita maxima) on the quality of Japanese quail flesh

Munirah Azman and Fauziah Tufail Ahmad

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 345 KB)| pp. 185|


Bio-degradation of polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) films in soil and lake environment

Sevakumaran Vigneswari, Nurul Shuhada Bt Rashid and Al-Ashraf Abdullah Amirul

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 345 KB)| pp. 185|


Isolation and identification of P(3HB-co-4HB) producing bacteria from various locations in Kuala Terengganu

Chai Jun Meng, Manogiri Sadasivam and Sevakumaran Vigneswari

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 361 KB)| pp. 199|


Bacterial degradation of palm olein in seawater and identification of some cultivable strains

Bhubalan, K., Hui-Wan, R.A.C., Renganathan, P., Tamothran, A.M., Ganesen, S.S.K. and Ghazali, R.

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 458 KB)| pp. 207|


An insight on the flora species and meiofauna distribution at Pantai Kelanang mangrove forest, Morib, Selangor

Maziah Mohd Ghazaly, Maizah M. Abdullah, Nur Sayyidah Afifah Mohd Radif, Yusrina Safura Ghazali, Siti Fatimah Tajuddin, Nur Hidayah Ahmad Pauzi and Razifah Mohd Razali

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 243 KB)| pp. 215|


Effects of different cooking methods and time intervals on physico-chemical and antioxidant properties of Golden pumpkin (Cucurbita maxima)

Nurshahira Mohd Shamsuri and Fauziah Tufail Ahmad

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 138 KB)| pp. 221|


In vitro response of fungi isolated from orchids in BRIS, Setiu Wetland and mangrove in Morib, to different concentrations of lead

Nurul Aliaa Idris, Zaiti Muhd Zuhir, Nor Afiqah Mohd Radzuan, Nurin Sahira Muda and Rosnadzirah Izzati Rosli

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 260 KB)| pp. 229|


Squids-snapper fish dynamics model with fishing effects in Terengganu, Malaysia

Mohd Roslan, U.A., Mohd Safuan, H. and Mat Piah, R.

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 332 KB)| pp. 235|


Bioconversion of coconut-residue to soluble protein by Aspergillus awamori

Aizat Mohd-Razali, Mariam Taib, Masouki Murni and Aziz Ahmad

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 332 KB)| pp. 241

 

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