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Official Website YBhg. Prof. Dr. Patricia King Jie Hung

Patricia King Jie Hung (Prof. Dr.)

BSc. (Hons) (UKM), Msc. (UKM), Ph.D (UKM)
Field of Expertise : Microbiology, Biotechnology
Tel. : +6086-855819
Google Scholar: Patricia King

Current Research Interest

  1. Host-Microbial Interaction with special focus on functional genes based on Metagenomics and Trancriptomics Approach
  2. Anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties of plant extracts and refined palm oil.
  3. Pest and disease management for oil palm plantation and black pepper farms
  4. Zero waste oil palm industry (waste to wealth)

Current Research Activities

  • Insecticide Resistance Genes of Oil Palm Pest, Tirathaba mundella and Pollinator, Elaeidobius kamerunicus
  • Biology and Management of Oil Palm Bunch Moth Tirathaba mundella Walker In Peat
  • Characterization of chemical compounds found in the gut fluids and feces of termite Coptotermes curvignathus
  • Development of Metarhizium anisopliae local isolates for biocontrol of Coptotermes curvignathus (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae)
  • Synergistic effect of microbial and chemical pesticide on Coptotermes curvignathus (insecta: Isopetera: Rhinotermitidae) infestation
  • Identification and characterization of hydrophobins from Ganoderma spp.
  • Tocotrienols rich fraction (TRF), carotene rich fraction (CRF) of refined palm oil and their anti-oxidation, anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory properties
  • Identification of antimicrobial, and antioxidant compounds in plants extracts
  • Functional host-gastrointestinal tract microbes interaction
  • Identification of novel enzymes for total utilization of biomass via transcriptomics of termite digestome.
  • Robust Recombinant Carbohydrate-acting Enzymes for Biomass

Selected Publications

  1. James Sy-Keen Woon, Patricia Jie Hung King, Mukram Mohamed Mackeen, Nr Muhammad Mahadi, Wan Mohd Khairulikhsan Wan Seman, et. Al. 2017 Cloning, Production and Characterization of a Glycoside Hydrolase Family 7 Enzyme from the Gut Microbiota of the Termite Coptotermes curvignathus. MolecularBiotechnology (Impact Factor 1.634). 59 (7): 271-283
  2. Shahrulrazid Sarbini and Patricia King Jie Hung. 2017 Evaluation of potential prebiotics: A review. Food Reviews International (Q1)
  3. Esterlinda Sapindal, Kian Huat Ong, and Patricia Jie Hung King. 2017
  4. Efficacy of Azadirachta excelsa vinegar against Plutella xylostella
  5. International Journal Of Pest Management Vol. 0 , Iss. 0,0
  6. Hii Hung Ling Monica, King Jie Hung Patricia, Ong Kian Huat, Bong Choon Fah Joseph and Mahadi Nor Muhammad. 2016. Isolation and characterization of endoglucanases produced by microbes residing in the gut of  Coptotermes curvignathus termite. Research Journal of Biotechnology. 11(5): 47-55
  7. Jing-Ee Yii, Choon-Fah J. Bong, Jie-Hung P. King and Kadir Jugah.2016 Feeding Preferences of Oil Palm Pest Subterranean Termite Coptotermes curvignathus (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae). Journal of Entomology. 13 (1-2): 1-10
  8. Yii, J.E., Bong, C.F.J., King, J.H.P., Kadir, J. 2016. Synergism of entomopathogenic fungus, Metarhizium anisopliae incorporated with fiponil against oil palm pest subterranean termite, Coptotermes curvignathus. Plant Protection Science. 25(1): 35-44
  9. Y.P. Chua, P.J.H. King, K.H. Ong, S.R. Sarbini, P.H. Yiu. 2015. Influence of light intensity and temperature on antioxidant activity in Premna serratifolia L. Journal of soil science and plant nutrition (Impact factor 0.680). 15 (3): 605-614
  10. Vei-Ting Nyam, Choon-Fah J. Bong and Jie-Hung P King. 2015. Control of subterranean termite Coptotermes curvignathus (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) by Entomopathogen Metarrhizium anisopliae var. anisopliae cultured in liquid state fermentation. American Journal of Agricultural and Biological Sciences. 10 (1): 35-40
  11. Kiong, D.S.B., Choon Fah J. Bong and P.J.H. King 2015. Isolation and Physical Characterization of Hyrophobin-Like proteins (HLP) from aerial conidia of Metarhizium anisopliae var anisopliae. American Journal of Biochemistry and Biotechnology.11(2): 66-72
  12. King Ling Lee, Kian Huat Ong, Patricia Jie Hung King, John Keen Chubo and Dennis Shan An Su. 2015 Stand productivity, carbon contet, and soil nutrients in different stand ages of Acacia mangium in Sarawak, Malaysia. Turkish Journal of Agriculture and Forestry. 39:154-161
  13. Jie Hung Patricia King, Nor Muhammad Mahadi, Choon Fah Joseph Bong and Kian Huat Ong 2014. Bacterial microbiome of Coptotermes curvignathus Holmgren (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) reflects the co-evolution of species and dietary pattern. Insect Science 21 (5): 584-596
  14. Charles S, King PJH, Bong JCF, Ong KH, Bakar FDA, Murad AMA, Tsang A, and Mahadi NM. 2014. Detoxification Related Genes in Gut of Coptotermes curvignathus. Entomol Ornithol Herpetol 3 (1): 117.
  15. Patricia King Jie Hung, Ong Kian Huat, Philip Sipen and Nor Muhammad Mahadi. 2012 Toxicity of local Malaysian Bacillus thuringiensis subspecies Kurstaki against Plutella xylostella. African Journal of Biotechnology 11: 11925-11930.
  16. Joseph Bong Choon Fah, Patricia King Jie Hung, Ong Kian Huat and Nor Muhammad Mahadi. 2012 Termite assemblages in oil palm plantation in Sarawak, Malaysia. Journal of Entomology 9: 68-78.
  17. Thian-Woei Kon, Choon-Fah J. Bong, Jie Hung P. King and Chan Teck S. Leong 2012 Biodiversity of termite (Insecta: Isoptera) in oil palm cultivated peat land in Borneo Sarawak. International Journal of Biological Sciences 15(3):108-120
  18. Ong Kian Huat, John Keen Chubo, King Jie Hung, Lee Chia Shing, Dennis Su Shan An, Philip Sipen. 2012 Influence of soil chemical properties on relative abundance of arbuscular mycorrhiza in forested soils in Malaysia. Turkish Journal of Agriculture and Forestry 36: 451-458.
  19. Ong Kian Huat, Patricia King Jie Hung, Lim Meng Tsai and Kamis Awang. 2012 Influence of Nitrogen on Growth of Azadirachta excelsa. Research Journal of Forestry 6: 16-23.
  20. Libin, P.J.H. King, Kian Huat Ong, J.K. Chubo and P. Sipen. 2012 Callus induction and plant regeneration of Sarawak rice (Oryza sativa L.) variety Biris. African Journal of Agricultural Research, 7: 4260-4265.
  21. Carlina Freddie Simol, Andrew Alek Tuen, Humrawali Hazid Ahmad Khan, John Keen Chubo, Patricia Jie Hung King and Kian Huat Ong 2012 Performance of chicken broilers fed with diets substituted with mulberry leaf powder. African Journal of Biotechnology 11(94):10106-16111
  22. Philip Sipen, John K Chubo, Patricia J H King, Ong K Huat, and Michael R Davey. 2011. Genetic Improvement of Banana using Conventional and In Vitro Technologies. Journal of Crop Improvement 25(6): 697-727

Updated:: 11/04/2023 [lanz]



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