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Baki, M.A., Shojib, M.F.H., Sehrin, S., Chakraborty, S., Choudhury, T.R., Bristy, M.S., Ahmed, M.K., Yusoff, S. & Khan, M.F. (2020). Health risk assessment of heavy metal accumulation in the Buriganga and Turag River systems for Puntius ticto, Heteropneustes fossilis, and Channa punctatus. Environmental Geochemistry and Health, 42:531-543 [Q1, IF: 3.472]


Bukoski, J.J., Elzin, A., MacKenzie, R.A., Sharma, S., Purbopuspito, J., Kopania, B., Apwong, M., Poolsiri, R. & poots, M.D. (2020). The role of predictive model data in designing mangrove forest carbon programs. Environmental Research Letters, accepted [Q1, IF: 6.096]


Chen, J.H., Wei, D. & Lim, P.E. (2020). Enhanced coproduction of astaxanthin and lipids by the green microalga Chromochloris zofingiensis: Selected phytohormones as positive stimulators. Bioresource Technology, 295:122242 [Q1, IF: 7.539]


Chin, Y.X., Chen, X., Cao, W.X., Sharifuddin, Y., Green, B.D., Lim, P.E., Xue, C.H. & Tang, Q.J. (2020). Characterization of seaweed hypoglycemic property with integration of virtual screening for identification of bioactive compounds. Journal of Functional Foods, 64:103656 [Q1, IF: 3.701]


Choong, C.E., Wong, K.T., Jang, S.B., Nah, I.W., Choi, K., Ibrahim, S., Yoon, Y. & Jang, M. (2020). Fluoride removal by palm shell waste based powdered activated carbon vs. functionalized carbon with magnesium silicate: Implications for their application in water treatment. Chemosphere, 239:124765 [Q1, IF: 5.778]


Daniel A.F., Yando, E.S., Abuchahla, G., Adams, J., Cannicci, S., Canty, S., Cavanaugh, K., Connolly, R., Cormier, N., Dahdouh-Guebas, F., Diele, K., Feller, C., Fratini, S., Jennerjahn, T., Lee, S.Y., Ogurcak, D., Ouyang, X., Rogers, K., Rowntree, J., Sharma, S., Sloey, T., & Wee, A., (2020). Mangroves give cause for conservation optimism, for now. Current Biology, 30: R135-R158 [Q1, IF: 9.601]


Hilaluddin, F., Yusoff, F.M., Natrah, F.M.I. & Lim, P.T. (2020). Disturbance of mangrove forests causes alterations in estuarine phytoplankton community structure in Malaysian Matang mangrove forests. Marine Environmental Research, 158:104935 [Q1, IF: 2.727]


Kambey, C.S.B., Campbell, I., Sondak, C.F.A., Nor, A.R.M., Lim, P.E. & Cottier-Cook, E.J. (2020). An analysis of the current status and future of biosecurity frameworks for the Indonesian seaweed industry. Journal of Applied Phycology, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10811-019-02020-3 [Q1, IF: 3.016]


Keng, F.S.L., Phang, S.M., Abd Rahman, N., Elvidge, E.C.L., Malin, G. & Sturges, W.T. (2020). The emission of volatile halocarbons by seaweeds and their response towards environmental changes. Journal of Applied Phycology, 32 (2):1377-1394 [Q1, IF: 3.016]


Keng, Z.X., Chong, S., Ng, C.G., Ridzuan, N.I., Hanson, S., Pan, G.T., Lau, P.L., Supramaniam, C.V., Singh, A., Chin, C.F. & Lam, H.L. (2020). Community-scale composting for food waste: A life-cycle assessment-supported case study. Journal of Cleaner Production, 261: 121220 [Q1, IF: 7.246]


Khan, M.F., Hamid, A.H., Ab Rahim, H., Abdul Maulud, K.N., Latif, M.T., Mohd Nadzir, M.S., Sahani, M., Qin, K., Kumar, P., Varkkey, H., Faruque, M.R.I., Ng, C.G., Ahmadi, S.P. & Yusoff, S. (2020). El Niño driven haze over the Southern Malaysian Peninsula and Borneo. Science of the Total Environment,730:139091 [Q1, IF: 6.551]


Kim, J.H., Ajani, P., Murray, S., Kim, J.H., Lim, H.C., Teng, S.T., Lim, P.T., Han, M.S. & Park, B.S (2020). Sexual Reproduction and Genetic Polymorphism within the Cosmopolitan Marine Diatom Pseudo-nitzschia pungens. Scientific Reports, 10:10653 [Q1, IF: 3.998]


Kittappa, S., Jang, M., Ramalingam, M. & Ibrahim, S. (2020). Amine functionalized magnetic nano-composite materials for the removal of selected endocrine disrupting compounds and its mechanism study. Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 8(4):103839 [Q1, IF: 4.300]


Kittappa, S., Mohd Jais, F., Ramalingam, M. & Ibrahim, S. (2020). Functionalized magnetic mesoporous palm shell activated carbon for enhanced removal of azo dyes. Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 8:104081 [Q1, IF: 4.300]


Lee, L.K., Lim, Z.F., Gu, H., Chan, L.L., Litaker, R.W., Tester, P.A., Leaw, C.P. & Lim, P.T. (2020). Effects of substratum and depth on benthic harmful dinoflagellate assemblages. Scientific Report, 10:11251 [Q1, IF: 3.998]


Liu, J., Andersson, A., Zhong, G., Geng, X., Ding, P., Zhu, S., Cheng, Z., Zakaria, M.P., Bong, C.W., Li, J., Zheng, J., Zhang, G. & Gustafsson, O. (2020). Isotope constraints of the strong influence of biomass burning to climate-forcing Black Carbon aerosols over Southeast Asia. Science of the Total Environment. Accepted [Q1, IF: 6.551]


Mi, Y., Chin, Y.X., Cao, W.X., Chang, Y.G., Lim, P.E., Xue, C.H. & Tang, Q.J. (2020). Native κ-carrageenan induced-colitis is related to host intestinal microecology. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 147:284–294 [Q1, IF: 5.162]


Mohd Hanafiah, N., Mispan, M.S., Lim, P.E., Baisakh, N. & Cheng, A. (2020). The 21st century agriculture: When rice research draws attention to climate variability and how weedy rice and underutilized grains come in handy. Plants, 9:365 [Q1, IF: 2.762]


Ng, F.L., Phang, S.M., Iwamoto, M., Manaka, T., Thong, C.H., Shimosawa, K., Periasamy, V., Gnanakumar, G., Yunus, K. & Fisher, A. (2020). Algal Biophotovoltaic (BPV) Devices - Surface Potential Studies. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. Accepted on 25 June 2020 [Q1, IF: 7.632]


Pham, H.T., Nguyen, T.H.H., Vo, V.T., Mai, S.T., Pham, V.Q., Sharma, S. & MacKenzie, R.A. (2020). A Comparison of Soil Carbon Stocks of Intact and Restored Mangrove Forests in Northern Vietnam. Forests. 11:660 [Q1, IF: 2.221]


Rani, S.D., Ramachandran, R., Sheet, S., Aziz, M.A., Lee, Y.S., Al-Sehemi, A.G., Pannipara, M., Xia, Y., Tsai, S.Y., Ng, F.L., Phang, S.M. & Kumar, G.G. (2020). NiMoO4 nanoparticles decorated carbon nanofiber membranes for the flexible and high performance glucose sensors. Sensors and Actuators: B. Chemical, 312:127886 [Q1, IF: 7.100]


Senthil Murugan A., Jegan A., Pannipara M., Al-Sehemi A.G., Phang S.M., Gnanakumar G & Annaraj J. (2020). Synthesis of new schiff's base copper conjugate for optically and electrochemically tuning of L-cysteine in cancer cells and bovine serum albumin. Sensors & Actuators: B. Chemical, 316: 128082 [Q1, IF: 7.100]


Sharma, S., MacKenzie, R.A., Tieng, T., Soben, K., Tulyasuwan, N., Resanond, A., Blate, G. & Litton, C.M. (2020). The impacts of degradation, deforestation and restoration on mangrove ecosystem carbon stocks across Cambodia. Science of the Total Environment, 706:135416 [Q1, IF: 6.551]


Sohedein, M.N.A., Wan-Mohtar, W.A.A.Q.I., Ilham, Z., Babadi, A.A., Yeong, H.Y. & Phang., S.M. (2020). Vital parameters for biomass, lipid, and carotenoid production of thraustochytrids. Journal of Applied Phycology, 32:1003-1016 [Q1, IF: 2.635]


Sun, S., Fang, Y., Zu, Y., Liu, B., Tana & Abu Samah, A. (2020). Seasonal Characteristics of Mesoscale Coupling between the Sea Surface Temperature and Wind Speed in the South China Sea. Journal of Climate, 33(2):625-638 [Q1, IF: 5.707]


Tan, T.T., Song, S.L., Poong, S.W., Ward, G.M., Brodie, J. & Lim, P.E. (2020). The effect of grazing on the microbiome of two commercially important agarophytes, Gracilaria firma and G. salicornia (Gracilariaceae, Rhodophyta). Journal of Applied Phycology, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10811-020-02062-y [Q1, IF: 3.016]


Wynne, M.J., Kamiya, M., West, J.A., Goer, S.L., Lim, P.E., Sade, A., Russell, H. & Kupper, F.C. (2020). Morphological and molecular evidence for the recognition of Hypoglossum sabahense sp. nov. (Delesseriaceae, Rhodophyta) from Sabah, Malaysia. Algae, 35(2):157-165 [Q1, IF: 2.914]


Yniguez, A.T., Lim, P.T., Leaw, C.P., Jipanin, S.J., Iwataki, M., Benico, G. & Azanza, R.V. (2020). Over 30 years of HABs in the Philippines and Malaysia: What have we learned?. Harmful Algae, accepted on 16 Feb 2020 [Q1, IF: 3.707]


Yong, W.K., Sim, K.S., Poong S.W., Wei, D., Phang, S.M. & Lim, P.E. (2020). Interactive effects of warming and copper toxicity on a tropical freshwater green microalga Chloromonas augustae (Chlorophyceae). Journal of Applied Phycology, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10811-020-02087-3 [Q1, IF: 3.016]


Zainal, B.S., Danaee, M., Mohd, N.S. & Ibrahim, S. (2020). Effects of temperature and dark fermentation effluent on biomethane production in a two-stage up-flow anaerobic sludge fixed-film (UASFF) bioreactor. Fuel, 263:116729 [Q1, IF: 5.578]



Al-Sehemi, R.A.G., Pannipara, M., Abdul Aziz, M., Phang, S.M., Ng, F.L. & Gnana kumar, G. (2020). SnO2 nanocubes/bentonite modified SPEEK nanocomposite composite membrane for high performance and durable direct methanol fuel cells. Solid State Ionics, 353:115318 [Q2, IF: 3.107]


Cheng, Z., Liu, W., Fan, R., Han, S., Li, Y., Cui, X., Zhang, J., Wu, Y., Lv, X., Zhang, Y., Luo, Z., Alias, S.A., Xu, W. & Li, Q. (2020). Terpenoids from the DeepSeaDerived Fungus Penicillium thomii YPGA3 and Their Bioactivities. Marine Drugs, 18:164 [Q2, IF: 4.073]


Chin, R.J., Lai, S.H., Ibrahim, S., Wan Jaafar, W.Z. & Elshafie, A. (2019). ANFIS-based model for predicting actual shear rate associated with wall slip phenomenon. Soft Computing, 24:9639-9649 [Q2, IF: 3.050]


Du, P., Liu, X., Zhong, G., Zhou, Z., Thomes, M.W., Lee, C.W., Bong, C.W., Zhang, X., Hao, F., Li, X., Zhang, G. & Thai, P.K. (2020). Monitoring Consumption of Common Illicit Drugs in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, by Wastewater-Cased Epidemiology. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17:889 [Q2, IF: 2.468]


Ghotli, R.A., Shafeeyan, M.S., Abbasi, M.R., Abdul Raman, A.A. & Ibrahim, S. (2020). Macromixing study for various designs of impellers in a stirred vessel. Chemical Engineering & Processing: Process Intensification, 148:107794 [Q2, IF: 3.731]


Ibrahim, I.Z., Chong, W.T., Yusoff, S., Wang, C.T., Xiang, X. & Muzammil, W.K. (2020). Evaluation of common indoor air pollutant reduction by a botanical indoor air biofilter system. Indoor and Built Environment, DOI: 10.1177/1420326X19882080 [Q2, IF: 1.900]


Ibrahim, R.K., Fiyadh, S.S., AlSaadi, M.A., Hin, L.S., Mohd, N.S., Ibrahim, S., Afan, H.A., Fai, C.M., Ahmed, A.N. & Elshafie, A. (2020). Feedforward Artificial Neural Network-Based Model for Predicting the Removal of Phenolic Compounds from Water by Using Deep Eutectic Solvent-Functionalized CNTs. Molecules, 25:1511 [Q2, IF: 3.267]


Kishneth, P., Amran, M.A., Norhashim, N.A., Mohamad Fauzi, N., Fang, P.H., Low, H.W., Yap, K.L., Looi, J., Goh, M.C.Y., Lai, J.Y., Gunasekaran, B. & Abdul Razak, S. (2020). Food Waste Composting and Microbial Community Structure Profiling. Processes, 8:723 [Q2, IF: 2.753]


Luo, Z., Lim, Z.F., Mertens, K.N., Krocks, B., Teng, S.T., Tan, T.H., Leaw, C.P., Lim, P.T. & Gu, H. (2020). Attributing Ceratocorys, Pentaplacodinium and Protoceratium to Protoceratiaceae (Dinophyceae), with descriptions of Ceratocorys malayensis sp. nov. and Pentaplacodinium usupianum sp. nov. Phycologia, 59(1):6-23 [Q2, IF: 2.276]


Mahomoodally, M.F., Sadeer, N.B., Zengin, G., Cziaky, Z., Jeko, J., Diuzheva, A., Sinan, K.I., Palaniveloo, K., Kim, D.H. & Rengasamy, K.R.R. (2020). In Vitro Enzyme Inhibitory Properties, Secondary Metabolite Profiles and Multivariate Analysis of Five Seaweeds. Marine Drugs, 18:198 [Q2, IF: 4.073]


Mhd Haniffa, M.A.C., Illias, H.A., Ching, Y.C., Ibrahim, S., Sandu, V. & Cheng, H.C. (2020). Nonisocyanate Poly (Hydroxyl Urethane)-Based Green Polymer Hybrid Coating Systems: Tailoring of Biomacromolecular Compound Architecture Using APTMS-ZnO/TEMPO-Oxidized Cellulose Nanoparticles. ACS Omega,5:10315-10326 [Q2, IF: 2.870]


Mohd Nor, M.F.F., Holloway, C.E. & Inness, P.M. (2020). The Role of Local Orography on the Development of a Severe Rainfall Event over Western Peninsular Malaysia: A case study. Monthly Weather Review. 148(5):2191-2209 [Q2, IF: 3.435]


Palaniveloo, K., Idid, M.R., Nagappan, T. & Abdul Razak, S. (2020). Halogenated Metabolites from the Diet of Aplysia dactylomela Rang. Molecules, 25:815 [Q2, IF: 3.267]


Wang, H., Hu, Z., Shang, L., Leaw, C.P., Lim, P.T. & Tang, Y.Z. (2020). Toxicity comparison among four strains of Margalefidinium polykrikoides from China, Malaysia, and USA (belonging to two ribotypes) and possible implication. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 524:151293 [Q2, IF: 2.247]



Azhar, S.S.A., Chenoli, S.N., Abu Samah, A. & Kim, S.J. (2020). The linkages between Antarctic sea ice extent and Indian summer monsoon rainfall. Polar Science, accepted 21 May 2020 [Q3, IF: 1.389]


Chanthran, S.S.D., Lim, P.E., Li, Y., Liao, T.Y., Poong, S.W., Du, J., Syed Hussein, M.A., Sade, A., Rumpet, R. & Loh, K.H. (2020). Genetic diversity and population structure of Terapon jarbua (Forskål, 1775) (Teleostei, Terapontidae) in Malaysian waters. ZooKeys, 911: 139–160 [Q3, IF: 1.137]


Chee, L.Y., Subramaniam, V. & Yusoff, S. (2020). Life cycle assessment for palm oil refining and fractionation. Journal of Oil Palm Research. Accepted [Q3, IF: 1.564]


Karthikeyan, C., Rani, G.J., Ng, F.L., Periasamy, V., Pappathi, M., Rajan, M.J., Al-Sehemi, A.G., Pannipara, M., Phang, S.M., Abdul Aziz, M. & Gnanakumar, G. (2020). 3D Flower–Like FeWO4/CeO2 Hierarchical Architectures on rGO for Durable and High-Performance Microalgae Biophotovoltaic Fuel Cells. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, accepted [Q3, IF: 2.277]


Mohyeddin, N., Abu Samah, A., Chenoli, S.N., Ashfold, M.J., Mead, M.I., Oram, D., Foster, G., Latif, M.T., Sivaprasad, P. & Mohd Nor, M.F.F. (2020). The effects of synoptic and local meteorological condition on CO2, CH4, PM10 and PM2.5 at Bachok Marine Research Station (BMRS) in Peninsular Malaysia. Meteorology and Atmospheric Physic. Accepted [Q3, IF: 2.204]


Ribero, L., Lim, P.E., Ramli, R. & Polgar, G. (2020). Assemblage structure, distribution and habitat type of the grapsoid crabs (Brachyura: Grapsoidea) of the coastal forested swamps of northern Borneo. Regional Studies in Marine Science, 37:101323 [Q3, IF: 1.183]


Sivaprasad, P., Abu Samah, A., Babu, C.A., Fang, Y., Mohd Nor, M.F.F., Chenoli, S.N., Cheah, W. & Ahmad Mazuki, M.Y. (2020). Simulation of the atmospheric parameters during passage of a tropical storm over the South China Sea: a comparison with MetOcean buoy and ERA-Interim data. Meteorological Applications, 27:e1895 [Q3, IF: 1.685]


Syazwan,W.M, Low L.B, Rizman-Idid,M. (2020) First record in Peninsular Malaysia and morphological redescription of Lychnorhiza malayensis (Scyphozoa: Rhizostomeae: Lychnorhizidae). Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 68:32-49 [Q3, IF: 0.907]



Akhbari, A., Kutty, P.K., Chuen, O.C. & Ibrahim, S. (2020). A study of palm oil mill processing and environmental assessment of palm oil mill effluent treatment. Environmental Engineering Research, 25(2):212-221 [Q4, IF: 1.438]


Bong, C.W., Chai, S.K., Chai, L.C., Wang, A.J. & Lee, C.W. (2020). Prevalence and characterization of Escherichia coli in the Kelantan River and its adjacent coastal waters. Water Supply, 20(3):930-942 [Q4, IF: 0.900]


Chanthran, S.S.D., Lim, P.E., Poong, S.W., Du, J. & Loh, K.H. (2019). Relationships between Sagittal otolith size and fish size of Terapon jarbua (Teleostei, Terapontidae) in Malaysian waters. Journal of Oceanology and Limnology. Accepted [Q4, IF: 0.617]


Lim, J.H., Lee, C.W. & Bong, C.W. (2020). Investigating factors driving phytoplankton growth and grazing loss rates in waters around Peninsular Malaysia. Journal of Oceanology and Limnology. Accepted [Q4, IF: 0.617]


Phang, S.M., Hessami, M.J. & Salleh, A. (2020). 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, 19(2):942-960 [Q4, IF: 0.711]


Pooveneswary, N., Abu Bakar, A.F., Bong, C.W., Lee, C.W., Wang, A.J., Amir Hassan, M.H., Yunus, R.M. & Zakaria, M.P. (2020). Contamination status and ecological risk of heavy metalin surface sediment of Kelantan river and its nearshore area, Malaysia. Water Supply, 20(1):103-117 [Q4, IF: 0.900]


Xie, M., Loh, K.H., Chen, Z., Liao, J., Chen, B., Liu, W. & Du, J. (2020). Lengthweight relationships of eight fish from seagrass meadows in Wenchang, China. Journal of Applied Ichthyology, published on 28 Feb 2020 [Q4, IF: 0.612]

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