LING PICK KIONG, ANNA

Designation/Title : Lecturer
Department: Human Biology
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Education and Training

PhD
University Putra Malaysia 2004
BSc (Hons) University Malaysia Sarawak 1999

 

Research interests:

  • Plant Biotechnology
  • Phytochemistry
  • Edible vaccines

 

Research projects/grants:
(Listing of latest 15 projects)

  • Production and characterisation of edible human rotavirus VP6 protein expressed in engineered Centella asiatica cells. Exploratory Research Grant Scheme (ERGS), Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE), 2012 – 2015 – Principal Researcher
  • Investigating neuroprotective effects of orientin on hydrogen peroxide-induced apoptosis in neuronal cell line. IMU  BMedSci  2012- Principal Researcher
  • Development of advanced and promising mutant lines derived from mutagenesis of Oryza sativa cv MR219 for drought-tolerant, blast resistant and quality traits. eScience Fund, Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI), 2012-2013 – Co-researcher
  • Screening of selected medicinal plant extracts for dengue-1 virus inhibitory activities. BMeSci 2011-2012 – Principal Researcher
  • Anti-adipogenic and apoptogenic effects of Ficus deltoidea on 3T3-L1 adipocytes. IMU BPharm 2011- Principal Researcher
  • Anti-dengue virus activity of six Malaysian folk medicinal plants. IMU BMedSci 2010-2011 - Principal Researcher
  • Establishment of Eurycoma longifolia (Tongkat Ali) root culture for the production of pharmaceutically important lead compounds. The UTAR Research Fund (UTARRF), University Tunku Abdul Rahman, 2009-2010 - Principal investigator
  • Production of flavonoids in cell cultures of Ficus deltoidea (Mas Cotek). eScience Fund, Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI), 2007-2009 – Co-researcher.

 

Supervision of Postgraduates (MSc/PhD)
(Last 5 years – 2008-2012)

  • Hasma Ilyani Bt Kadar (2012- Present) – Co-supervisor
    Improvement of rice grain quality through mutation breeding.
  • Sharinah Ideris – Msc. (2009-Present) – Co-supervisor
    Chemical constituents from the roots of Gonoithalamus macrophyllus with antimalarial activity
  • Norkamilah Bt [email protected] Abdullah (2008- Present) – Co-supervisor
    Chemical constituents from the non-polar fraction of Goniothalamus macrophyllus.
  • Lim Zi Xiong - MSc. (2009-2011) – Co-supervisor
    Establishment of Eurycoma longifolia (Tongkat Ali) root culture for the production of pharmaceutically important lead compounds
  • Lee Pui Sinn - MSc. (2007-2009) – Co-supervisor
    Micropropagation of Ficus deltoidea
  • Ong Siew Ling – MSc. (2007-2009) – Chief Supervisor
    Production of flavonoids in cell cultures of Ficus deltoidea.

 

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Recent publications
(last 5 years – 2008 -2012)

  • Tang, L.I.C., Ling, A.P.K., Koh, R.Y., Chye, S.M., Voon, KGL. (2012). Screening of anti-dengue activity in methanolic extracts of medicinal plants. BMC Complementary & Alternative Medicine, 12:3.
  • Hussein, S., Ling, A.P.K., Ng, T.H., Ibrahim, R., Paek, K.Y. (2012). Adventitious roots induction of recalcitrant tropical woody plant, Eurycoma longifolia in response to auxins and carbon sources. Romanian Biotechnological Letters, 17:6953-6963
  • Hussein, S., Ling, A.P.K., Lau, C.Y., Ong S.L., Harun, A.R. (2012). Morphological and physiological responses of Eurycoma longifolia callus to gamma irradiation. Bioremediation, Biodiversity and Bioavailability, 6(Special Issue 1): 70-74
  • Ong, S.L., Ling, A.P.K., Poospooragi, R., Moosa, S. (2011). Production of flavonoid compounds in cell cultures of Ficus deltoidea as influenced by medium composition. International Journal of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, 1(2):62-74
  • Ling, A.P.K., Ong, S.L. and Hussein, S. (2011). Strategies in enhancing secondary metabolites production in plant cell cultures. Medicinal and Aromatic Plant Science and Biotechnology, 5(2): 94-101
  • Lim, F.C.P., Ling, A.P.K., Hii S.L. and Hussein, S. (2011). Towards understanding of physiological changes in cell culture of recalcitrant woody plant - Eurycoma longifolia in response to carbon and nitrogen sources. Journal of Medicinal Plant Research, 5(14): 3200-3209
  • Ling, A.P.K., Phua, G.A.T., Hussein, S. and Tee, C.S. (2010). Optimization of protoplast isolation protocols from callus of Eurycoma longifolia. Journal of Medicinal Plant Research, 4(17): 1778-1785
  • Tee, C.S., Lee, P.S., Ling, A.P.K. and Maziah, M. (2010). Optimisation of protoplast isolation protocols using in vitro leaves of Dendrobium crumenatum (pigeon orchid). African Journal of Agricultural Research, 5(19): 2685-2693
  • Ling, A.P.K., Ong, J.X.C., Hussein, S. and Harun, A.R. (2010). Morphological and physiological responses of Orthosipohom stamineus callus to gamma irradiation at different doses. World Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 6(1): 58-66
  • Ling, A.P.K., Ong, C.P.L., Tee, C.S. and Hussein, S. (2009). Establishment of protoplast isolation protocols of Orthosiphon stamineus. American-Eurasian Journal of Sustainable Agriculture, 3(3): 587-596
  • Ling, A.P.K., Teoh, H.Z., Tee, C.S. and Hussein S. (2009). Effects of Medium Composition on the Morphological and Physiological Changes of Oncidium Sharry Baby plantlets. American-Eurasian Journal of Sustainable Agriculture, 3(3): 354-370
  • Ling, A.P.K., Kok, K.M., Hussein, S. and Ong, S.L. (2009). Effects of plant growth regulators on adventitious roots induction from different explants of Orthosiphon stamineus. American-Eurasian Journal of Sustainable Agriculture, 3(3): 493-501
  • Ling, A.P.K., Kok, K.M. and Hussein, S. (2009). Adventitious rooting of Orthosiphon stamineus in response to sucrose concentrations and medium pH. American-Eurasian Journal of Sustainable Agriculture 3(1):93-100
  • Lim, Z.X., Ling, A.P.K. and Hussein, S. (2009). Callus Induction of Ocimum sanctum and Estimation of Its Total Flavonoids Content. Asian Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 1(2):56-62
  • Ling, A.P.K., Chin, M.F. and Hussein, S. (2009). Adventitious root production of Centella asiatica in response to plant growth regulators and sucrose concentrations. Medicinal and Aromatic Plant Science and Biotechnology 3(1): 42-47
  • Ling, A.P.K., Tang, K.Y., Gansau, J.A. and Hussein, S. (2009). Induction and maintenance of callus from leaf explants of Mirabilis jalapa L. Medicinal and Aromatic Plant Science and Biotechnology, 3(1): 36-41
  • Ting, A.S.Y., Tan, L.M. and Ling, A.P.K. (2009). In vitro assessment of tolerance of Orthosiphon stamineus to induced water and salinity stress. Asian Journal of Plant Sciences, 8(3): 206-211
  • Ling, A.P.K., Yeo, S.T., Gansau, J.A. and Hussein, S. (2008). Induction and multiplication of callus from endosperm of Cycas revolute. African Journal of Biotechnology, 7(23): 4279-4284
  • Ling, A.P.K., Chia, J.Y., Hussein, S. and Harun, A.R. (2008). Physiological Responses of Citrus sinensis to Gamma Irradiation. World Applied Sciences Journal, 5 (1): 12-19
  • Ling, A.P.K., Lai, A.G., Hussein, S. and Harun, A.R. (2008). Physiological responses of Orthosiphon stamineus plantlets to gamma irradiation. American-Eurasian Journal of Sustainable Agriculture, 2(2): 135-149
  • Ong, S.L., Ling, A.P.K. and Hussein, S. (2008). Establishment and optimization of growth parameters for cell suspension cultures of Ficus deltoidea. American-Eurasian Journal of Sustainable Agriculture, 2(1): 38-49
  • Ling, A.P.K., Leong, S.W., Sobri, H. and Rusli, I. (2008). Induction of somatic embryos from different explants of Citrus sinesis. Journal of Plant Sciences, 3(1): 18-32

     

 

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