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ISI Cited Journal Papers 2017


Adcock, K.E., Reeves, C.E., Gooch, L.J., Elvidge, E.C.L., Ashfold, M.J., Brenninkmeijer, C.A.M., Chou, C., Fraser, P.J., Langenfelds, R.L., Mohd Hanif, N., O'Doherty, S., Oram, D.E., Ou-Yang, C.F., Phang, S.M., Abu Samah, A., Rockmann, T., Sturges, W.T. & Laube, J.C. (2017). Continued increase of CFC-113a (CCl3CF3) mixing ratios in the global atmosphere: emissions, occurrence and potential sources. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discuss, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-2017-978 [Q1, IF: 5.318]



Ashfold, M.J., Latif, M.T., Abu Samah, A., Mead, M.I.M Harris, N.R.P. (2017). Influence of Northeast Monsoon cold surges on air quality in Southeast Asia. Atmospheric Environment, 166:498-509 [Q1, IF: 3.629]



Barati, B., Lim, P.E., Gan, S.Y., Poong, S.W., Phang, S.M. & Beardall, J. (2017). Effect of elevated temperature on the physiological responses of marine Chlorella strains from different latitudes. J Appl Phycol, DOI 10.1007/s10811-017-1198-z [Q1, IF: 2.616]



Berdalet, E., Kudela, R., Urban, E., Enevoldsen, H., Banas, N.S., Bresnan, E., Burford, M., Davidson, K., Gobler, C.J., Karlson, B., Lim, P.T., Mackenzie, L., Montresor, M., Trainer, V.L., Usup, G. & Yin, K. (2017). GlobalHAB: A new program to promote international research, observations, and modeling of harmful algal blooms in aquatic systems. Oceanography, 30(1):70–81  [Q1, IF: 3.220]



Chia, S.R., Ong, H.C., Chew, K.W., Show, P.L., Phang, S.M., Ling, T.C., Nagarajan, D., Lee, D.J. & Chang, J.S. (2017). Sustainable approaches for algae utilisation in bioenergy production. Renewable Energy, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2017.04.001 [Q1, IF: 4.357]



Choo, M.Y., Oi, L.E., Show, P.L., Chang, J.S., Ling, T.C., Ng, P.E., Phang, S.M. & Juan, J.C. (2017). Recent progress in catalytic conversion of microalgae oil to green hydrocarbon: A review. Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers, 79:116–124 [Q1, IF: 4.217]



Choy, S.Y., Prasad, K.M.N., Wu, T.Y., Raghunandan, M.E., Phang, S.M., Juan, J.C. & Ramanan, R.N. (2017). Starch-based flocculant outperformed aluminium sulfate hydrate and polyaluminium chloride through effective bridging for harvesting acicular microalga Ankistrodesmus. Algal Research. Accepted [Q1, IF: 3.994]



Dai, X., Mak, Y.L., Lu, C.K., Mei, H.H., Wu, J.J., Lee, W.H., Chan, L.L., Lim, P.T., Mustapa, N.I., Lim, H.C., Wolf, M., Li, D., Luo, Z., Gu, H., Leaw, C.P. & Lu, D.  (2017). Taxonomic assignment of the benthic toxigenic dinoflagellate Gambierdiscus sp. type 6 as Gambierdiscus balechii (Dinophyceae), including its distribution and ciguatoxicity. Harmful Algae, 67:107-118 [Q1, IF: 3.087]



Johnson, A.F., Caillat, M., Verutes, G.M., Peter, C., Junchompoo, C., Long, V., Ponnampalam, L.S., Lewison, R.L. & Hines, E.M. (2017). Poor fisheries struggle with U.S. import rule. Science, 355 (6329):1031-1032  [Q1, IF: 37.205]



Karafas, S., Teng, S.T., Leaw, C.P. & Alves-de-Souza, C. (2017). An evaluation of the genus Amphidinium (Dinophyceae) combining evidence from morphology, phylogenetics, and toxin production, with the introduction of six novel species. Harmful Algae, 68:128-151 [Q1, IF: 3.087]



Kariminia, S., Motamedi, S., Shahaboddin, S., Hashim, R., Roy, C. & Petkovic, D. (2017). Determination of parameters affecting thermal sensations using Support Vector Machine coupled with Firefly Algorithm. Journal of Thermal Biology. Accepted [Q1, IF: 2.157]


Keshavarzifard, M., Zakaria, M.P. & Sharifi, R. (2017). Ecotoxicological and health risk assessment of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) in short-neck clam (Paphia undulata) and contaminated sediments in Malacca strait, Malaysia. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 73(3):474-487 [Q1, IF: 2.467]


Khairudin, N., Gaydon, D.S., Jing, Q., Zakaria, M.P., Struik, P.C. & Keesman, K.J. (2017). Nitrogen dynamics in flooded soil systems: an overview on concepts and performance of models. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. DOI 10.1002/jsfa.8683 [Q1, 2.463]



Lau, W.L.S., Law, I.K., Liow, G.R., Hii, K.S., Usup, G., Lim, P.T. & Leaw, C.P. (2017). Life-history stages of natural bloom populations and the bloom dynamics of a tropical Asian ribotype Alexandrium minutum. Harmful Algae, 70:52-63 [Q1, IF: 3.087]



Lim Y.K., Phang S.M. Sturges W.T., Malin G., Abdul Rahman N.  (2017). Emission of short-lived halocarbons by three common tropical marine microalgae during batch culture. Journal of Applied Phycology.DOI: 10.1007/s10811-017-1250-z accepted [Q1, IF: 2.616]



Lim, P.E., Yang, L.E., Tan, J., Maggs, C.A. & Brodie, J. (2017). Advancing the taxonomy of economically important red seaweeds (Rhodophyta). European Journal of Phycology, 52(4):438-451 [Q1, IF: 2.412]



Luo, Z., Yang, W., Leaw, C.P., Pospelova, V., Bilien, G., Liow, G.R., Lim, P.T. & Gu, H. (2017). Cryptic diversity within the harmful dinoflagellate Akashiwo sanguinea in coastal Chinese waters is related to differentiated ecological niches. Harmful Algae, 66:88–96  [Q1, IF: 3.087]



Ng, F.L., Phang, S.M., Vengadesh, P., Ynus, K. & Fisher, A.C. (2017). Enhancement of Power Output by using Alginate Immobilized Algae in Biophotovoltaic Devices. Scientific Reports 7:16237 DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-16530-y [Q1, IF: 4.259]



Ng, P.K., Lin, S.M., Lim, P.E., Hurtado, A.Q., Phang, S.M., Yow, Y.Y. & Sun, Z. (2017). Genetic and morphological analyses of Gracilaria firma and G. changii (Gracilariaceae, Rhodophyta), the commercially important agarophytes in western Pacific. PLoS ONE, 12(7): e0182176 [Q1, IF:2.806]



Ng, P.K., Lin, S.M., Lim, P.E., Liu, L.C., Chen, C.M. & Pai, T.W. (2017). Complete chloroplast genome of Gracilaria firma (Gracilariaceae, Rhodophyta), with discussion on the use of chloroplast phylogenomics in the subclass Rhodymeniophycidae. BMC Genomics, 18:40 [Q1, IF:3.729]



Obayashi, Y, Bong, C.W. & Suzuki, S. (2017). Methodological considerations and comparisons of measurement results for extracellular proteolytic enzyme activities in seawater. Frontiers in Microbiology. 8:1952.doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.01952 [Q1, IF: 4.076]



Oram, D.E., Ashfold, M.J., Laube, J.C., Gooch, L.J., Humphrey, S., Sturges, W.T., Elvidge, E.L., Forster, G.L., Harris, N.R.P., Mead, M.I., Abu Samah, A., Phang, S.M., Yang, C.F.O., Lin, N.H., Wang, J.L., Baker, A.K., Brenninkmeijer, C.A.M. & Sherry, D. (2017). A growing threat to the ozone layer from short-lived anthropogenic  chlorocarbons. Atmopheric Chemistry and Physics, 17: 11929-11941 [Q1, IF: 5.318]



Poong, S.W., Lim, P.E., Phang, S.M., Wong, C.Y., Pai, T.W., Chen, C.M., Yang, C.H. & Liu, C.C. (2017). Transcriptome sequencing of an Antarctic microalga, Chlorella sp. (Trebouxiophyceae, Chlorophyta) subjected to short term ultraviolet radiation stress. Journal of Applied Phycology. Accepted [Q1, IF: 2.616]



Punitha, T., Phang, S.-M., Juan, J.C., Beardall, J. (2017). Environmental control of vanadium haloperoxidases and halocarbon emissions in macroalgae. Marine Biotechnology. Accepted [Q1, IF: 2.748]


Rizan, N., Yew, C.Y., Niknam, M.R., Krishnasamy, J., Bhassu, S.,Hong, G.Z., Devadas, S., Mohd Din, M.S., Tajuddin, H.A., Othman, R., Phang, S.M., Iwamoto, M. & Periasamy, V. (2017). Electronic Properties of synthetic shrimp pathogens-derived DNA schottky diodes. Scientific Reports. Accepted [Q1, IF: 4.259]


Shakir, S., Sravanan, J., Rizan, N., Babu, K.J., Abdul Aziz, M., Phang, S.M., Periasamy, V. & Kumar, G.G. (2017). Fabrication of capillary force induced DNA template Ag nanopatterns for sensitive and selective enzyme-free glucose sensors. Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical. Accepted


Sondak, C.F.A., Ang Jr, P.O., Beardall, J., Bellgrove, A., Boo, S.M., Gerung, G.S., Hepburn, C.D., Hong, D.D., Hu, Z., Kawai, H., Largo, D., Lee, J.A., Lim, P.E., Mayakun, J., Nelson, W.A., Oak, J.H., Phang, S.M., Sahoo, D., Peerapornpis, Y., Yang, Y. & Chung, I.K. (2017). Carbon dioxide mitigation potential of seaweed aquaculture beds (SABs). Journal Applied of Phycology, 29(5):2363-2373 [Q1, IF: 2.616]



Song, S.L., Yong, H.S., Lim, P.E. & Phang, S.M. (2017). Complete mitochondrial genome of Gracilaria changii (Rhodophyta: Gracilariaceae). Journal of Applied Phycology, 29(4):2129-2134 [Q1, IF: 2.616]



Tan, P.L., Lim, P.E., Lin, S.M. & Phang, S.M. (2017). Halymenia johorensis sp. nov. (Halymeniaceae, Rhodophyta), a new foliose red algal species from Malaysia. J Appl Phycol. DOI 10.1007/s10811-017-1104-8  [Q1, IF: 2.616]



Vaezzadeh, V., Zakaria, M.P. & Bong, C.W. (2017). Aliphatic hydrocarbons and triterpane biomarkers in mangrove oyster (Crassostrea belcheri) from the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 124:33-42 [Q1, IF: 3.146]



Wang, A.J., Bong, C.W, Xu, Y.H., Amir Hassan, M.H., Ye, X., Abu Bakar, A.F., Li, Y.H., Lai, Z.K., Xu, J. & Loh, K.H. (2017). Assessment of heavy metal pollution in surficial sediments from a tropical river-estuary-shelf system: A case study of Kelantan River, Malaysia. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 125:492-500 [Q1, IF: 3.146]



Yong, H.S., Song, S.L., Lim, P.E. & Eamsobhana, P. (2017). Complete mitochondrial genome of Zeugodacus tau (Insecta: Tephritidae) and differentiation of Z. tau species complex by mitochondrial cytochrome c oxidase subunit I gene. PLoS ONE, 12(12): e0189325.https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0189325 [Q1, IF: 2.806]



Zhao, J., Song, Y., Lim, X.L. & Lam, W.H. (2017). Opportunities and challenges of gas hydrate policies with consideration of environmental impacts. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 70:875-885 [Q1, IF:8.050]



Choy, S.Y., Yeong, W.T., Eshwaraiah, M., Nagesh, K. & Phang, S.M. (2017). Isolation, characterization and the potential use of starch from jackfruit seed wastes as a coagulant aid for treatment of turbid water. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 24:2876-2889  [Q2, IF: 2.741]


Dehghanbanadaki, A., Arefnia, A., Keshtkarbanaeemoghadam, A., Ahmad, K., Motamedi, S., & Hashim, R. (2017). Evaluating the compression index of fibrous peat treated with different binders. Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment, 76(2):575-586 [Q2, IF: 1.901]


Eamsobhana, P., Song, S.L., Yong, H.S., Prasartvit, A., Boonyong, S. & Tangtrongchitr, A. (2017). Cytochrome c oxidase subunit I haplotype diversity of Angiostrongylus cantonensis (Nematoda: Angiostrongylidae). Acta Tropica, 171:141-145  [Q2, IF: 2.218]



Eamsobhana, P., Yong, H.S., Song, S.L., Prasartvit, A., Boonyong, S. & Tungtrongchitr, A. (2017). Cytochrome c oxidase subunit I haplotype reveals high genetic diversity of Angiostrongylus malaysiensis (Nematoda: Angiostrongylidae). Journal of Helminthology. Accepted  [Q2, IF: 1.420]



He, L., Mao, Y., Zhang, L., Wang, H., Alias, S.A., Gao, B. & Wei, D. (2017). Functional expression of a novel α-amylase from Antarctic psychrotolerant fungus for baking industry and its magnetic immobilization. BMC Biotechnology,17:22  [Q2, IF: 2.415]



Hessami, M.J., Phang, S.M., Salleh, A. & Rabiei, R. (2017). Evaluation of tropical seaweeds as feedstock for bioethanol production. International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology. DOI 10.1007/s13762-017-1455-3 [Q2, IF: 1.915]



Hoffman, J.M., Ponnampalam, L.S., Araujo-Wang, C.C., Kuit, S.H., Hung, S.K. & Wang, J.Y. (2017). Description of whistles of Irrawady dolphins (Orcaella brevirostris) from the waters of Matang, Peninsular Malaysia. Bioacoustic, 26(1):15-24  [Q2, IF: 1.297]


Keshavarzifard, M., Zakaria, M.P. & Tan, S.H. (2017). Bioavailability of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) to short-neck clam (Paphia undulata) from sediment matrices in mudflat ecosystem of the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia. Environmental Geochemistry and Health, 39(3):591-610 [Q2, IF: 2.616]


Krishnan, A., Convey, P., Gonzalez, M., Smykla, J. & Alias, S.A. (2017). Effects of temperature on extracellular hydrolase enzymes from soil microfungi. Polar Biology. Accepted [Q2, IF: 1.949]



Li, G.Y.L., Ahmad, S.A., Yasid, N.A., Zulkharnain, A., Convey, P., Wan Johari, W.L., Alias, S.A., Gonzalez-Rocha, G. & Shukor, M.Y. (2017). Biodegradation of phenol by cold-adapted bacteria from Antarctic soil. Polar Biology. Accepted [Q2, IF: 1.949]


Lim, Y.K., Phang, S.M., Abdul Rahman, N., Sturges, W.T. & Malin, G. (2017). Halocarbon emissions from marine phytoplankton and climate change. International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 14:1355-1370 [Q2, IF: 1.915]



Matsuguma, Y., Takada, H., Kumata, H., Kanke, H., Sakurai, S., Suzuki, T., Itoh, M., Okazaki, Y., Boonyatumanond, R., Zakaria, M.P., Weerts, S. & Newman, B. (2017). Microplastics in sediment cores from Asia and Africa as indicators of temporal trends in plastic pollution. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 73(2):230–239 [Q2, IF: 2.467]


Mithoo-Singh, P.K., Keng, F.S.L., Phang, S.M., Elvidge, E.C.L., Sturges, W.T., Malin, G. & Abd Rahman, N. (2017). Halocarbon emissions by selected tropical seaweeds: species-specific and compound-specific responses under changing pH. PeerJ. 5:e2918; DOI 10.7717/peerj.2918 [Q2, IF: 2.177]



Ooi, B.L., Lim, Y.L., Lim, A.C.O. & Chong, V.C. (2017). Habitat choice and hunting behaviour of the alligator pipefish, Syngnathoides biaculeatus, in captivity. Ethology Ecology & Evolution, 1-10  [Q2, IF:1.582]



Poong, S.W., Lim, P.E., Phang, S.M., Sunarpi, H., West, J.A, Miller, K.A., Nelson, W.A. & Kawai, H. (2017). Two new species of Mesospora (Ralfsiales, Phaeophyceae) from the subtropical Indo-Pacific region. Phycologia,56(5):487-498 [Q2, IF: 1.826]



Shakir, S., Foo, F.Y., Rizan, N., abd-ur-Rehman, H.M., Yunus, K., Phang, S.M. & Periasamy, V. (2017). Electro-catalytic and structural studies of DNA templated gold wires on platinum/ITO as modified counter electrode in dye sensitized solar cells. Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics. Accepted [Q2, IF: 2.019]


Sofawi, A.B., Mohamad Zakaria, R., Osman, N. & Hashim, R. (2017).Mangrove rehabilitation on Carey Island, Malaysia: an evaluation of replanting techniques and sediment properties, Marine Biology Research, 13(4):390-401 [Q2, IF: 1.161]



Song, S.L., Yong, H.S., Suana, I.W. & Lim, P.E. (2017). Complete mitochondrial genome of Bactrocera ritsemai (Insecta: Tephritidae) and phylogenetic relationship with its congeners and related tephritid taxa. Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology, accepted [Q2, IF: 1.046]


Tsuboi, M., Lim, A.C.O., Ooi, B.L., Yip, M.Y., Chong, V.C., Ahnesjo, I. & Kolm, N. (2017). Brain size evolution in pipefishes and seahorses: the role of feeding ecology, life history and sexual selection. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 30:150-160  [Q2, IF: 2.792]



Yew, W.C., Pearce, D.A., Dunn, M.J., Adlard, S., Alias, S.A., Abu Samah, A. & Convey, P. (2017). Links between bacteria derived from penguin guts and deposited guano and the surrounding soil microbiota. Polar Biology. Accepted [Q2, IF: 1.949]



Abdel-Wahab, M.A., Dayarathne, M.C., Suetrong, S., Guo, S.Y, Alias, S.A., Bahkali, A.H., Nagahama, T., Elgorban, A.M., Abdel-Aziz, F.A., Hodhod, M.S., Al-Hebshi, M.O., Hyde, K.D., Nor, N.A.B.M., Pang, K.L. & Jones, E.B.G. (2017). New saprobic marine fungi and a new combination. Botanica Marina, 60(4):469-488 [Q3, IF: 1.239]



Ahmad, N., Ang, B.C., Muhammad Afifi, A. & Bong, C.W. (2017). Influence of precursor concentration and temperature on the formation of nanosilver in chemical reduction method. Sains Malaysiana. Accepted [Q3, IF: 0.470]


Akbari, A., Daryabor, F., Abu Samah, A. & Fanodi, M. (2017). Validation of TRMM 3B42 V6 for estimation of mean annual rainfall over ungauged area in semiarid climate. Environ Earth Sci,76:537 [Q3, IF: 1.569]



Chew, K.W., Juan, J.C., Phang, S.M., Ling, T.C. & Show, P.L. (2017). An overview on the development of conventional and alternative extractive methods for the purification of agarose from seaweed. Separation Science and Technology, accepted [Q3, IF: 1.106]


Heng, P.L., Lim, J.H. & Lee, C.W. (2017). Synechococcus production and grazing loss rates in nearshore tropical waters. Environ Monit Assess, 189(2):117  [Q3, IF: 1.687]



Ishak, N.I., Muniandy, S.V., Periasamy, V., Ng, F.L. & Phang, S.M. (2017). Anisotropic transport of microalgae Chlorella vulgaris in microfluidic channel. Chinese Physics B., 26(8), 088203 [Q3, IF: 1.223]



Keshavarzifard, M., Zakaria, M.P. & Keshavarzifard, S. (2017). Evaluation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons contamination in the sediments of the Johor Strait, Peninsular Malaysia. Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds. [Q3, IF: 1.569]



Kon, N.F., Lau, W.L.S., Hii, K.S., Law, I.K, Teng, S.T., Lim, H.C., Takahashi, K., Gu, H., Lim, P.T. & Leaw, C.P. (2017). Quantitative real-time PCR detection of a harmful unarmoured dinoflagellate, Karlodinium australe (Dinophyceae). Phycological Research, 65(4):291-298 [Q3, IF: 1.338]



Lehette, P. (2017). Respiration rates in tropical copepods: evidence of cold developmental acclimation?. Journal of Crustacean Biology,37(1):76-80  [Q3, IF: 1.064]



Lim, J.H. & Lee, C.W. (2017). Effects of eutrophication on diatom abundance, biovolume and diversity in tropical coastal waters. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment,189:432 [Q3, IF: 1.687]



Luo, Z. & Alias, S.A. (2017). Phylogenetic survey and antimicrobial activity of cultivable fungi associated with five scleractinian coral species in the South China Sea. Botanica Marina. Accepted [Q3, IF: 1.239]


Mohd Noor, N., Adam, A., Lim, P.T., Leaw, C.P., Lau, W.L.S., Liow, G.R., Mohammad-Bunnori, N., Hamdan, N., Md-Noor, A., Kemat, N., Muniandi, D. (2017). First report of paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP) caused by Alexandrium tamiyavanichii in Kuantan Port, Pahang, East Coast of Malaysia. Phycological Research. Accepted [Q3, IF: 1.338]



Ooi, S.H., Abu Samah, A., Chenoli, S.N., Subramaniam, K. & Ahmad Mazuki, M.Y. (2017). Extreme rainstorms that caused devastating flood over the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia during November and December 2014. Weather and Forecasting, 32(3):849-872 [Q3, IF: 1.718]



Poong, S.W., Lim, P.E., Jeannette Lai W.S. & Phang S.M. (2017). Optimization of high quality total RNA isolation from the microalga Chlorella sp. (Trebouxiophyceae, Chlorophyta) for next-generation sequencing. Phycological Research, 65(2):146-150 [Q3, IF: 1.338]



Tajuddin, N., Idid, M.R., Convey, P. & Alias, S.A. (2017). Thermal adaptation in a marine-derived tropical strain of Fusarium equiseti and polar strains of Pseudogymnoascus spp. under different nutrient sources. Botanica Marina. Accepted [Q3, IF: 1.239]


Ulaganathan, Y., Weber, J.F.F., Convey, P., Idid, M.R. & Alias, S.A. (2017). Antimicrobial properties and the infulence of temperature on secondary metabolite production in cold environment soil fungi. Polar Science, 14:60-67 [Q3, IF: 1.118]



Vaezzadeh, V., Zakaria, M.P., Bong, C.W., Masood, N., Magam, S.M. & Alkhadher, S. (2017). Mangrove oyster (Crassostrea belcheri) as a biomonitor species for bioavaliability of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs)  from sediment of the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia. Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds. Accepted [Q3, IF: 1.569]



Vengadesh, P., Rizan, N., Ng, F.L., Phang, S.M. & Kumar, G. (2017). Plasma treated Langmuir-Blodgett reduced graphene oxide thin film for applications in biophotovoltaics. Applied Physics A-Materials Science & Processing. Accepted [Q3, IF: 1.455]


George, M., Shaik Osman, A.S., Hussin, H. & George, A.R. (2017). Protecting the Malacca and Singapore Straits from Ships’ Atmospheric Emissions through the Implementation of MARPOL Annex VI. The International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law, 32(1):95-137 [Q4, IF: 0.362]



Hemati, Z., Hossain, M. & Mohamad Zakaria, R. (2017). Determination of Carbon and Nitrogen in Litter Fall of Mangrove Ecosystem in Peninsular Malaysia. Pakistan Journal of Botany, 49(4):1381-1386 [Q4, IF: 0.690]



Idris, N.A., Loh, S.K., Lau, H.L.N., Mustafa, E.M., Vello, V., Tan, C.Y. & Phang, S.M. (2017). Cultivation of microalgae in medium containing palm oil mill effluent and its conversion into biofuel. Journal of Oil Palm Research,29(2):291-299 [Q4, IF: 0.535]



Khan, Z., Wan Omar, W.M., Merican, F.M.M.S., Azizan, A.A., Foong, C.P., Convey, P., Najimudin, N., Smykla, J. & Alias, S.A. (2017). Identification and phenotypic plasticity of Pseudanabaena catenata from the Svalbard archipelago. Polish Polar Research, 38(4):445-458 [Q4, IF: 0.636]



Lee, K.K., Lim, P.E., Poong, S.W., Wong, C.Y., Phang, S.M. & Beardall, J. (2017). Growth and photosynthesis of Chlorella strains from polar, temperate and tropical freshwater environments under temperature stress. Chinese and Journal of Oceanology Limnology. DOI: 10.1007/s00343-018-7093-x. accepted [Q4, IF: 0.688]



Liu, C.H., Hemati, Z. & Mohamad Zakaria, R. (2017). Carbon stock evaluation of selected mangrove forests in Peninsular Malaysia and its potential market value. Journal of Environmental Science and Management, 20(2): 77-87 [Q4, IF: 0.323]



Matsuoka, K., Yurimoto, T., Chong, V.C. & Man, A. (2017). Marine palynomorphs dominated by heterotrophic organism remains in the tropical coastal shallow-water sediment; the case of Selangor coast and the estuary of the Manjung River in Malaysia. Paleontological Research, 21(1):14-26 [Q4, IF: 0.680]



Mohamad Zakaria, R., Aslezaim, N. & Sofawi, A.B. (2017). Effects of water properties and soil texture on the growth of a mangrove palm; Nypa fruticans on Carey Island, Malaysia. Pakistan Journal of Botany, 49(1):33-39  [Q4, IF: 0.690]



Phang, S.M., Hessami, M.J. & Salleh, A. (2017). Bioethanol as a by-product of agar and carrageenan production industry from tthe tropical redseaweeds, Gracilaria manilaensis and Kappaphycus alvarezii. Iranian Journal of Fisheries Sciences. Accepted [Q4, IF: 0.285]


Sivaprasad P, C A Babu, Samah A A, & Jayakrishnan P R. (2017). An analysis on the dust aerosol climatology over the major dust sources in the northern hemisphere, Arabian Journal of Geosciences. 10(19): 422 [Q4, IF: 0.955]



Teoh, T.C., Rothan, H.A & Idid, M.R. (2017).Evaluation of Biphenylalanine and Its Derivatives as Potential HIV-1 gp120 Attachment Inhibitors Based on Molecular Docking, CD4 Capture ELISA and Cytotoxicity Analysis. Chiang Mai Journal of Science, 44(2):487-493 [Q4, IF: 0.437]



Yong, H.S., Song, S.L., Chua, K.O., Lim, P.E. (2017). High diversity of bacterial communities in developmental stages of Bactrocera carambolae (Insecta: Tephritidae) revealed by Illumina MiSeq Sequencing of 16S rRNA Gene. Current Microbiology, 74(9):1076-1082 [Q4, IF: 1.322]



Zaidi, S.M., Akbari, A., Abu Samah, A., Kong, N.S. & Gisen, J.I.A. (2017). Landsat-5 time series analysis for land use/land cover change detection using NDVI and semi-supervised classification techniques. Polish Journal of Environmental Studies, 26(6):2833-2840 [Q4, IF: 0.793]


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Fax: (+603) 7967 6994
Email: admin.ioes@um.edu.my

Office Hours 
Mon - Fri: 8.30am - 5.30pm
Sat, Sun and Public Holidays: Closed