Universiti Malaysia Sabah

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Organization: Universiti Malaysia Sabah
Country: Malaysia

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Potent antibacterial activity of halogenated metabolites from Malaysian red algae, Laurencia majuscula (Rhodomelaceae, Ceramiales)
    Charles S Vairappan
    Borneo Marine Research Institute, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Locked Beg 2073, 88999 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
    Biomol Eng 20:255-9. 2003
  2. pmc Antibacterial activities of a new brominated diterpene from Borneon Laurencia spp
    Charles Santhanaraju Vairappan
    Laboratory of Natural Products Chemistry, Institute for Tropical Biology and Conservation, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
    Mar Drugs 8:1743-9. 2010
  3. doi Mass mortality of hatchery-produced larvae of Asian seabass, Lates calcarifer (Bloch), associated with viral nervous necrosis in Sabah, Malaysia
    Julian Ransangan
    Microbiology and Fish Disease Laboratory, Borneo Marine Research Institute, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, 88999 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
    Vet Microbiol 145:153-7. 2010
  4. doi Cytotoxicity, cell cycle arrest, and apoptosis in breast cancer cell lines exposed to an extract of the seed kernel of Mangifera pajang (bambangan)
    Mohd Fadzelly Abu Bakar
    School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Nottingham Medical School, Queen s Medical Centre, Nottingham, United Kingdom
    Food Chem Toxicol 48:1688-97. 2010
  5. doi Identification of Vibrio harveyi isolated from diseased Asian seabass Lates calcarifer by use of 16S ribosomal DNA sequencing
    Julian Ransangan
    Microbiology and Fish Disease Laboratory, Borneo Marine Research Institute, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, 88999 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
    J Aquat Anim Health 21:150-5. 2009
  6. doi A standard quantitative method to measure acid tolerance of probiotic cells
    Eng Seng Chan
    Centre of Materials and Minerals, School of Engineering and Information Technology, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, 88999 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 86:385-91. 2010
  7. doi A new norsesquiterpenoid from a Bornean soft coral genus Nephthea
    Takahiro Ishii
    Institute for Tropical Biology and Conservation, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, 88999 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
    Molecules 14:4591-6. 2009
  8. doi A new 4alpha-methylated sterol from a Nephthea sp. (Nephtheidae) Bornean soft coral
    Takahiro Ishii
    Laboratory of Natural Products Chemistry, Institute for Tropical Biology and Conservation, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, 88999 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
    Molecules 14:3360-6. 2009
  9. doi Electrophoretic methods for separation of nanoparticles
    Noumie Surugau
    School of Science and Technology, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Kota Kinabalu Sabah, Malaysia
    J Sep Sci 32:1889-906. 2009
  10. doi Sonophotocatalysis in advanced oxidation process: a short review
    Collin G Joseph
    School of Science and Technology, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, 88999 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
    Ultrason Sonochem 16:583-9. 2009

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Publications17

  1. ncbi Potent antibacterial activity of halogenated metabolites from Malaysian red algae, Laurencia majuscula (Rhodomelaceae, Ceramiales)
    Charles S Vairappan
    Borneo Marine Research Institute, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Locked Beg 2073, 88999 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
    Biomol Eng 20:255-9. 2003
    ..pneumonia and Salmonella sp. Further tests conducted using dilution method showed both compounds as having bacteriostatic mode of action against the tested bacteria...
  2. pmc Antibacterial activities of a new brominated diterpene from Borneon Laurencia spp
    Charles Santhanaraju Vairappan
    Laboratory of Natural Products Chemistry, Institute for Tropical Biology and Conservation, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
    Mar Drugs 8:1743-9. 2010
    ..Isolated metabolites exhibited potent antibacterial activities against clinical bacteria, Staphylococcus aureus, Staphylococcus sp., Streptococcus pyogenes, Salmonella sp. and Vibrio cholerae...
  3. doi Mass mortality of hatchery-produced larvae of Asian seabass, Lates calcarifer (Bloch), associated with viral nervous necrosis in Sabah, Malaysia
    Julian Ransangan
    Microbiology and Fish Disease Laboratory, Borneo Marine Research Institute, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, 88999 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
    Vet Microbiol 145:153-7. 2010
    ..Because no effective treatment has been reported for this infection, stringent biosecurity measures must be adopted for exclusion of the pathogen from the culture system...
  4. doi Cytotoxicity, cell cycle arrest, and apoptosis in breast cancer cell lines exposed to an extract of the seed kernel of Mangifera pajang (bambangan)
    Mohd Fadzelly Abu Bakar
    School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Nottingham Medical School, Queen s Medical Centre, Nottingham, United Kingdom
    Food Chem Toxicol 48:1688-97. 2010
    ..These findings suggest that M. pajang kernel extract has potential as a potent cytotoxic agent against breast cancer cell lines...
  5. doi Identification of Vibrio harveyi isolated from diseased Asian seabass Lates calcarifer by use of 16S ribosomal DNA sequencing
    Julian Ransangan
    Microbiology and Fish Disease Laboratory, Borneo Marine Research Institute, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, 88999 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
    J Aquat Anim Health 21:150-5. 2009
    ..harveyi. Considering the side effects of these antibiotics, however, their use is not recommended in the aquaculture of Asian seabass...
  6. doi A standard quantitative method to measure acid tolerance of probiotic cells
    Eng Seng Chan
    Centre of Materials and Minerals, School of Engineering and Information Technology, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, 88999 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 86:385-91. 2010
    ..In conclusion, a standard quantitative method has been developed to measure the acid tolerance of probiotic cells. This could facilitate the selection of probiotic strains and processing technologies...
  7. doi A new norsesquiterpenoid from a Bornean soft coral genus Nephthea
    Takahiro Ishii
    Institute for Tropical Biology and Conservation, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, 88999 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
    Molecules 14:4591-6. 2009
    ..Their structures were elucidated on the basis of spectroscopic data analysis...
  8. doi A new 4alpha-methylated sterol from a Nephthea sp. (Nephtheidae) Bornean soft coral
    Takahiro Ishii
    Laboratory of Natural Products Chemistry, Institute for Tropical Biology and Conservation, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, 88999 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
    Molecules 14:3360-6. 2009
    ..Bornean soft coral The structure of compound 1 was elucidated on the basis of spectroscopic analysis and comparison of the data with those of the related compounds...
  9. doi Electrophoretic methods for separation of nanoparticles
    Noumie Surugau
    School of Science and Technology, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Kota Kinabalu Sabah, Malaysia
    J Sep Sci 32:1889-906. 2009
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  10. doi Sonophotocatalysis in advanced oxidation process: a short review
    Collin G Joseph
    School of Science and Technology, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, 88999 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
    Ultrason Sonochem 16:583-9. 2009
    ..A detailed search of published reports was done and analyzed in this paper with respect to sonication, photocatalysis and advanced oxidation processes...
  11. doi Antibacterial activity of halogenated sesquiterpenes from Malaysian Laurencia spp
    Charles Santhanaraju Vairappan
    Laboratory of Natural Products Chemistry, Institute for Tropical Biology and Conservation, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Locked Bag 2073, 88999 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
    Phytochemistry 69:2490-4. 2008
    ..Some of these halogenated metabolites showed moderate antibacterial activity against some marine bacteria...
  12. ncbi Detecting deforestation with a spectral change detection approach using multitemporal Landsat data: a case study of Kinabalu Park, Sabah, Malaysia
    Mui How Phua
    School of International Tropical Forestry, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Locked Bag 2073, 88999 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
    J Environ Manage 88:784-95. 2008
    ..However, the park is still facing pressure from the area immediately surrounding the park (the 1 km buffer zone) where the deforestation rate has remained unchanged...
  13. ncbi The feasibility, reliability and validity of the McGill Quality of Life Questionnaire-Cardiff Short Form (MQOL-CSF) in palliative care population
    Pei Lin Lua
    School of Medicine, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Locked Bag 2073, 88999 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
    Qual Life Res 14:1669-81. 2005
    ..05). Construct validity was overall supported by principal component analysis. It is concluded that the MQOL-CSF is a feasible tool with favourable psychometric properties for routine HRQoL assessment in the palliative care population...
  14. ncbi Potent antibacterial activity of halogenated compounds against antibiotic-resistant bacteria
    Charles Santhanaraju Vairappan
    Laboratory of Marine Natural Product Chemistry, Borneo Marine Research Institute, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
    Planta Med 70:1087-90. 2004
    ..13 microg mL(-1), and three strains of vancomycin-susceptible Enterococcus, at 3.13 microg mL(-1) and 6.25 microg mL(-1), respectively...
  15. ncbi Automatic generation of controllers for embodied legged organisms: a Pareto evolutionary multi-objective approach
    Jason Teo
    Artificial Intelligence Research Group, School of Engineering and Information Technology, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Locked Bag 2073, 88999 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
    Evol Comput 12:355-94. 2004
    ..Moreover, it was also shown that genetic diversity was being maintained naturally by virtue of the system's inherent multi-objectivity...
  16. ncbi Bacterial dynamics associated with algal antibacterial substances during post harvest desiccation process of Sargassum stolonifolium Phang et Yoshida
    Charles Santhanaraju Vairappan
    Borneo Marine Research Institute, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Locked Bag 2073, Kota Kinabalu, 88999 Sabah, Malaysia
    Indian J Exp Biol 41:837-45. 2003
    ..e. gylcolipids and free fatty acids) involved in this inherently available antibacterial defense mechanism during algal desiccation...
  17. doi A new cembrane diterpene from the Bornean soft coral Nephthea sp
    Takahiro Ishii
    Laboratory of Natural Products Chemistry, Institute for Tropical Biology and Conservation, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, 88999 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
    Molecules 15:3857-62. 2010
    ..Their structures were elucidated on the basis of spectroscopic analyses and comparison with those previous literature data...