Original Articles

  • Effects of respiratory syncytial virus infection on the levels of host translational initiation factors

    Azimah Abdul-Wahab (1), Rusydatul Nabila Mahmad-Rusli (2), Manraj Singh Cheema (3)
    (1) Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Institute of Medical Science Technology (UNIKL MESTECH), 43000 Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (2) Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Institute of Medical Science Technology (UNIKL MESTECH), 43000 Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (3) Universiti Putra Malaysia, Faculty of Medicine and Health Science, 43400, Seri Kembangan, Selangor, Malaysia, Malaysia
    DOI record not available
    1-5
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  • The effect of calcium supplementation on attachment and growth of Schwann cells in DMEM D-Valine media

    Nur Hidayah Hassan (1), Nur Ismah Hazirah Muhammad (2), Farhanis Azira Abdullah (3), Izzah Hazirah Zolkifli (4), Muhammad Fauzi Daud (5)
    (1) Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Institute of Medical Science Technology, 43000, Kajang Selangor, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (2) Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Institute of Medical Science Technology, 43000, Kajang Selangor, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (3) Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Institute of Medical Science Technology, 43000, Kajang Selangor, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (4) Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Institute of Medical Science Technology, 43000, Kajang Selangor, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (5) Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Institute of Medical Science Technology, 43000, Kajang Selangor, Malaysia, Malaysia
    DOI record not available
    12-16
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  • Improvement of kidney histological morphology in nephrotoxic paracetamol-induced rats by Cassia alata treatment

    Izuddin Fahmy Abu (1), Aflah Che Mat (2), Musfirah Zulkifli (3), Norsham Juliana (4), Mohamad Haiqal Nizar Mohamad (5)
    (1) Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Institute of Medical Science Technology (UniKL MESTECH), 43000 Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (2) Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Institute of Medical Science Technology (UniKL MESTECH), 43000 Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (3) Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Institute of Medical Science Technology (UniKL MESTECH), 43000 Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (4) Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia, Pandan Indah, 56100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (5) Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Institute of Medical Science Technology (UniKL MESTECH), 43000 Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia, Malaysia
    DOI record not available
    6-11
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  • Quantitative Paper-based Detection of Male Fertility Biomarkers

    Suzanah Abdul-Rahman (1), Syazana Mohamad Zahri (2), Zafri Azran Abdul Majid (3), Nur Amalina Ahmad (4), Nadia Hanis Abdul Samat (5), Afif Raihan Abdullah (6)
    (1) Department of Biomedical Science, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, International Islamic University Malaysia, 25200 Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (2) Department of Biomedical Science, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, International Islamic University Malaysia, 25200 Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (3) Department of Diagnostic Imaging and Radiotherapy, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, International Islamic University Malaysia, 25200 Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (4) Department of Biomedical Science, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, International Islamic University Malaysia, 25200 Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (5) Department of Biomedical Science, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, International Islamic University Malaysia, 25200 Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (6) Department of Biomedical Science, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, International Islamic University Malaysia, 25200 Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia, Malaysia
    DOI record not available
    17-26
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  • Transcription profiling identifies genes involved in severe asthma

    Nor Ezleen Qistina Ahmad (1), Norziha Zainul Abidin (2), Husna Mohd Noor (3), Roohaida Othman (4), Nursuhadah Mohamed Yusof (5), Hasmawati Yahaya (6), Rahman A Jamal A (7), Roslan Harun (8)
    (1) UKM Medical Molecular Biology Institute, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, UKM Medical Centre, Jalan Ya’acob Latiff, Bandar Tun Razak, 56000 Cheras, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (2) UKM Medical Molecular Biology Institute, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, UKM Medical Centre, Jalan Ya’acob Latiff, Bandar Tun Razak, 56000 Cheras, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (3) UKM Medical Molecular Biology Institute, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, UKM Medical Centre, Jalan Ya’acob Latiff, Bandar Tun Razak, 56000 Cheras, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (4) Faculty of Science and Technology, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 43600 UKM Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (5) UKM Medical Molecular Biology Institute, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, UKM Medical Centre, Jalan Ya’acob Latiff, Bandar Tun Razak, 56000 Cheras, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (6) UKM Medical Molecular Biology Institute, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, UKM Medical Centre, Jalan Ya’acob Latiff, Bandar Tun Razak, 56000 Cheras, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (7) UKM Medical Molecular Biology Institute, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, UKM Medical Centre, Jalan Ya’acob Latiff, Bandar Tun Razak, 56000 Cheras, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (8) UKM Medical Molecular Biology Institute, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, UKM Medical Centre, Jalan Ya’acob Latiff, Bandar Tun Razak, 56000 Cheras, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Malaysia
    DOI record not available
    27-35
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  • Validation of FAT4CP© first aid module and assessment tool: Evaluating module acceptance and the Knowledge, Attitude and Confidence (KAC) on first aid response among childcare providers

    Norsham Juliana (1), Nur Islami Mohd Fahmi Teng (2), Nur Iqmaliza Akmal Mohd Kamal (3), Sa’ida Munira Johari (4), Nur Azma Amin (5), Izuddin Fahmy Abu (6), Sahar Azmani (7)
    (1) Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Sains Islam, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (2) Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (3) Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Sains Islam, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (4) Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Sains Islam, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (5) Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Institute of Medical Science Technology (UniKL MESTECH), 43000 Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (6) Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Institute of Medical Science Technology (UniKL MESTECH), 43000 Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (7) Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Sains Islam, Malaysia, Malaysia
    DOI record not available
    36-43
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  • Alleviation of renal oxidative stress by Cassia alata in acetaminophen - induced nephrotoxic rats

    Izuddin Fahmy Abu (1), Aina Akmal Mohd Noor (2), Anis Dzulaikha Zulkifli (3), Nabihah Abdullah (4), Norsham Juliana (5), Muhammad Fattah Fazel (6)
    (1) Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Institute of Medical Science Technology (UniKL MESTECH), 43000 Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (2) Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Institute of Medical Science Technology (UniKL MESTECH), 43000 Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (3) Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Institute of Medical Science Technology (UniKL MESTECH), 43000 Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (4) Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Institute of Medical Science Technology (UniKL MESTECH), 43000 Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (5) Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia, Pandan Indah, 56100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (6) Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Institute of Medical Science Technology (UniKL MESTECH), 43000 Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia, Malaysia
    DOI record not available
    44-50
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  • Comparative profiling of stemness markers expressed by human umbilical vein endothelial cells and human umbilical cord matrix-derived stem cells

    Abdul-Rahman Hayati (1), Adzman-Sellymiah (2), Kien-Hui Chua (3), Raman-Nur Fatin Aqilah (4), Geok-Chin Tan (5), Simat-Siti Fatimah (6), Yun-Hsuen Lim (7), Rahim-Nur Syahrina (8), Mohd-Manzor Nur Fariha (9)
    (1) Department of Medical Science, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Sains Islam Ma- laysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (2) Department of Pathology, Hospital Selayang, Selangor, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (3) Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Cheras, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (4) Department of Medical Science, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Sains Islam Ma- laysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (5) Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Cheras, Kuala Lum- pur, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (6) Biotechnology Research Institute, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia , Malaysia,
    (7) Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Che- ras, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (8) Department of Medical Science, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Sains Islam Ma- laysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (9) Department of Medical Science, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Sains Islam Ma- laysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Malaysia
    DOI record not available
    51-59
    Abstract Views : 10
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  • Prevalence of CD36 Deficiency on Platelet among Malay, Chinese and Indian Blood Donor in National Blood Center, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    Mohd Ismail Armawai (1), Nurul Munira Yahya (2), Norhafizah Ahmad (3), Norhaida Che Azmi (4)
    (1) Division of Immunohematology, National Blood Center, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (2) Division of Immunohematology, National Blood Center, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (3) Division of Immunohematology, National Blood Center, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (4) Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Institute of Medical Science Technology, 43000 Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia, Malaysia
    DOI record not available
    60-65
    Abstract Views : 18
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  • Prevalence and specificity of red blood cells alloantibody among patients in hospital Seberang Jaya, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

    Chin Khien Wei (1), Khairulnisa A. Manap (2), Reezal Ishak (3)
    (1) Jabatan Patologi, Hospital Seberang Jaya, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (2) abatan Patologi, Hospital Seberang Jaya, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (3) Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Institute of Medical Science Technology, 43000 Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia, Malaysia
    DOI record not available
    66-72
    Abstract Views : 21
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  • Effects of 2.45 GHz Microwave Radiation Exposure on Rat Erythrocytes and Leukocytes

    Syahidatul Asraf MS (1), Azlina M (2), Norazureen Nadhira Z (3), Qalidah MA (4), Izuddin Fahmy Abu (5), Noor Ezati S (6)
    (1) Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Institute of Medical Science Technology (UniKL MESTECH), 43000 Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (2) Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Institute of Medical Science Technology (UniKL MESTECH), 43000 Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (3) Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Institute of Medical Science Technology (UniKL MESTECH), 43000 Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (4) Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Institute of Medical Science Technology (UniKL MESTECH), 43000 Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (5) Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Institute of Medical Science Technology (UniKL MESTECH), 43000 Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (6) Radiation Safety and Health Department, Malaysian Nuclear Agency, Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, Bangi, 43000 Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia, Malaysia
    DOI record not available
    73-77
    Abstract Views : 13
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  • Physical activity, screen time, serum lipid and body mass index among Malay female university students

    Azlina Muhsin (1), Saiyidatul Syafiqah Ibrahim (2)
    (1) Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Institute of Medical Science Technology, 43000 Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (2) Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Institute of Medical Science Technology, 43000 Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia, Malaysia
    DOI record not available
    78-82
    Abstract Views : 32
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  • An ergonomic assessment of musculoskeletal disorders among airport bag handlers: A case study in Malaysia

    Vishnu Ganesan (1), Ahmad Shakir Mohd Saudi (2), Arvind Balakrishnan (3), Nur Zahidah Shafii (4), Mohd Khairul Amri Kamarudin (5), Mohamed Zul Fadhli Khairuddin (6), Nur Azma Amin (7), Izuddin Fahmy Abu (8), Ilyas Syafiq Darul Ridzuan (9)
    (1) Faculty Science and Technology, Open University Malaysia, 40100, Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia , Malaysia,
    (2) Cybersecurity and System Research Unit, Faculty Science and Technology, Universiti Sains Islam Ma- laysia, 71800 Nilai, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (3) Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Institute of Medical Science Technology (UniKL MESTECH), 43000, Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (4) Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Institute of Medical Science Technology (UniKL MESTECH), 43000, Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (5) East Coast Environmental Research Institute, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Gong Badak, 21300 Kuala Nerus, Terengganu, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (6) Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Institute of Medical Science Technology (UniKL MESTECH), 43000, Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (7) Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Institute of Medical Science Technology (UniKL MESTECH), 43000, Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (8) Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Institute of Medical Science Technology (UniKL MESTECH), 43000, Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (9) Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Institute of Medical Science Technology (UniKL MESTECH), 43000, Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia, Malaysia
    DOI record not available
    83-87
    Abstract Views : 24
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  • Knowledge, attitude, and practice on Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) among the adult population in the urban area of Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia

    Muslimah Ithnin (1), Nadeeya Ayn Umaisara Mohamad Nor (2), Norsham Juliana Nordin (3), Nadia Mohd Effendy (4), Mohd Azmani Sahar (5), Khadijah Hasanah Abang Abdullah (6), Muhammad Shamsir Mohd Aris (7), Mohd Dzulkhairi Mohd Rani (8)
    (1) Department of Primary Care, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (2) Department of Primary Care, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (3) Department of Medical Science I, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (4) Department of Medical Science II, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (5) Department of Medicine Based Disciplines,Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (6) Department of Medicine Based Disciplines,Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (7) Department of Surgical Based Disciplines, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (8) Department of Primary Care, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Malaysia
    DOI record not available
    88-94
    Abstract Views : 170
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  • Investigation of Cryptosporidium Oocysts in Vegetables Collected from Rural Market in Selangor, Malaysia

    Mehru Nisha (1), Nur Atikah Amira (2), Nurul Nadiah (3), Ahmad Shakir Mohd Saudi (4), Norhaida Che Azmi (5), Fabian Davamani (6)
    (1) Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Institute of Medical Science Technology (MESTECH), 43000 Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (2) Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Institute of Medical Science Technology (MESTECH), 43000 Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (3) Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Institute of Medical Science Technology (MESTECH), 43000 Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (4) Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Institute of Medical Science Technology (MESTECH), 43000 Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (5) Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Institute of Medical Science Technology (MESTECH), 43000 Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (6) School of Health Sciences, International Medical University (IMU), 57000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Malaysia
    DOI record not available
    95-97
    Abstract Views : 23
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  • Synergistic Antimicrobial Effects of Different Ratio Combination of Smilax myosotiflora, Persicaria odorata and Syzygium aromaticum with antibiotics

    Pang Jyh Chyang (1), Mahfuzha Mustapa (2), Kaswandi M. Ambia (3)
    (1) Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Institute of Medical Science Technology, 43000 Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (2) Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Institute of Medical Science Technology, 43000 Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (3) Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Institute of Medical Science Technology, 43000 Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia, Malaysia
    DOI record not available
    98-101
    Abstract Views : 14
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  • Measuring hand hygiene practice: Comparison between self-reported and direct observation among food truck vendors in Klang Valley, Malaysia

    Masyita Mamot (1), Noor Suhaida Ali Khairuddin (2)
    (1) Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Institute of Medical Science Technology, 43000 Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (2) Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Institute of Medical Science Technology, 43000 Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia, Malaysia
    DOI record not available
    102-107
    Abstract Views : 10
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  • Baicalein-rich Fraction of Oroxylum indicum Leaves induces Apoptosis by Repressing E6 and E7 Expression in HPV-associated Cervical Cancer Cell Lines

    Nurul Hidayah Wahab (1), Nor Fazila Che Mat (2)
    (1) School of Health Sciences, Health Campus, Universiti Sains Malaysia, 16150 Kubang Kerian, Kelantan, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (2) School of Health Sciences, Health Campus, Universiti Sains Malaysia, 16150 Kubang Kerian, Kelantan, Malaysia, Malaysia
    DOI record not available
    108-117
    Abstract Views : 11
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  • Predictors of work-related musculoskeletal disorders of neck and shoulders among nurses

    Nur Azma Amin (1), Quek Kia Fatt (2), Jennifer Oxley (3), Izuddin Fahmy Abu (4), Noah RM (5), Rusli Nordin (6)
    (1) Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Institute of Medical Science Technology, 43000 Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (2) Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Monash University Malaysia, Bandar Sunway, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (3) Monash University Accident Research Centre, Melbourne, Australia, Australia,
    (4) Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Institute of Medical Science Technology, 43000 Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (5) Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Institute of Medical Science Technology, 43000 Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (6) Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Monash University Malaysia, Bandar Sunway, Malaysia, Malaysia
    DOI record not available
    118-125
    Abstract Views : 30
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  • The effect of graphic cigarette warning labels on smoking reaction among university students in Selangor, Malaysia

    Masyita Mamot (1), Muhammad Rashdan Mahmud (2), Jamel Othman (3)
    (1) Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Institute of Medical Science Technology, 43000, Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (2) Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Institute of Medical Science Technology, 43000, Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia, Malaysia,
    (3) Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia France Institute, Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia, Malaysia
    DOI record not available
    126-131
    Abstract Views : 10
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