Publications by Staff of SRDC


Yap P, Chong CW, Kamar AA, Yap IKS, Choo YM, Lai NM, Teh CSJ ‘Neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) exposures exert a sustained influence on the progression of gut microbiota and metabolome in the first year of life’ Scientific Reports 11, 1353, 2021, DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-80278-1 (IF: 4.52).

DE Morris, H McNeil, RE Hocknell, R Anderson, AC Tuck, S Tricarico, MN Norazmi, V Lim, CS Tan, PKC Lim, CW Chong, IKS Yap, SC Clarke ‘Carriage of upper respiratory tract pathogens in rural communities of Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo’, Pneumonia 13 (1), 1-10, DOI: 10.1186/s41479-021-00084-9

NJ Zulkefli, CSJ Teh, V Mariappan, ST Ngoi, J Vadivelu, S Ponnampalavanar, LC Chai, CW Chong, IKS Yap, KM Vellasamy, ‘Genomic comparison and phenotypic profiling of small colony variants of Burkholderia pseudomallei’, Plos ONE 16 (12), e0261382 2021,

Book Chapter:

Yap IKS and Martin FP ‘Deciphering the gut microbial contribution to the etiology of autism development’. In Metabonomics and Gut Microbiota in Nutrition and Disease, Kochhar, Sunil and Martin, François-Pierre (Eds.), 2015, Springer, UK. ISBN-13: 9781447165385. DOI:10.1007/978-1-4471-6539-2_14


Yap P, Kamar AA, Chong CW, Yap IKS, Teh CSJ ‘Whole genome analysis of multidrug resistant Citrobacter freundii B9-C2 isolated from preterm neonate’s stool in the first week’ Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance 2020, 21, 246-251 (IF: 2.47). Doi: 10.1016/j.jgar.2020.03.024

Tan SC, Chong CW, Yap IKS, Thong KL, Teh CSJ ‘Comparative assessment of faecal microbial composition and metabonome of swine, farmers and human control’ Scientific Reports 2020, 10(1). DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-65891-4 (IF: 4.52).

Chong CW, Wong LC, Teh CSJ, Ismail NH, Chan PQ, Lim CS, Yap SC, Yap IKS ‘Coffee consumption revealed sex differences in host endogenous metabolism and gut microbiota in healthy adults’ Journal of Food Biochemistry 2020, e13535 (IF: 1.66). DOI: 10.1111/jfbc.13535

Tan AH, Chong CW, Lim S-Y, Yap IKS, The, CSJ, Loke MF, Song SL, Tan JY, Ang BH, Tan YQ, Kho MT, Bowman J, Mahadeva S, Yong HS, Lang A ‘Gut microbial ecosystem in Parkinson’s disease: New insights from multi-omics Annals of Neurology 2020, DOI: 10.1002/ana.25982 (IF: 9.03).


AI Omoregie, EA Palombo, DL Ong, PM Nissom. Biocementation of sand by Sporosarcina pasteurii strain and technical-grade cementation reagents through surface percolation treatment method. Construction and Building Materials, 228, 116828. DOI:10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2019.116828

AI Omoregie, LH Ngu, DEL Ong, PM Nissom. Low-cost cultivation of Sporosarcina pasteurii strain in food-grade yeast extract medium for microbially induced carbonate precipitation (MICP) application. Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology, 17, 247-255. DOI:10.1016/j.bcab.2018.11.030

AI Omoregie, DEL Ong, PM Nissom. Assessing ureolytic bacteria with calcifying abilities isolated from limestone caves for biocalcification Letters in applied microbiology 68 (2), 173-181. DOI:10.1111/lam.13103

Lim CL, Bala U, Leong MPY, Yap IKS, Stanslas J, Ramasamy R, Ling K-H, Cheah P-S ‘Perturbed metabolic profiles associated with muscle weakness seen in adult Ts1Cje mouse model of Down syndrome’ Japanese Journal of Veterinary Research 2019, 67(1), 111-118 (IF: 0.49). DOI:10.14943/jjvr.67.1.111

Toh YS, Yeoh SL, Yap IKS, Teh CSJ, Win TT, Thong KL, Chong CW ‘Role of coaggregation in the pathogenicity and prolonged colonisation of Vibrio cholerae’ Medical Microbiology and Immunology 2019, DOI: 10.1007/s00430-019-00628-3  (IF: 2.96).

Wan Yusoff WSY, Abdullah M, Sekawi Z, Amran F, Yuhana MY, Mohd Taib N, Yap IKS, Than LTL, Md Shah A, van Belkum A, Amin Nordin ‘Raised levels of Il-6, Il-17a, and Il-22 in fatal leptospirosis’ European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases 2019, 38(12), 2349-2353. DOI:10.1007/s10096-019-03699-5 (IF: 2.54).

Johari NA, Voon K, Toh SY, Sulaiman LH, Yap IKS, Lim PKC ‘Sylvatic dengue virus type 4 in Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus mosquitoes in an urban setting in Peninsular Malaysia’ PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 2019, 13(11): e0007889. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0007889  (IF: 4.49).