Volume 17, 2010

International Food Research Journal Volume 17 Issue 4, 2010

Review Article
  1. Effect of irradiation on quality of spices.
    • Alam Khan, K. and Abrahem, M.
Research Article
  1. Phenotypic MicroArray (PM) profiles (carbon sources and sensitivity to osmolytes and pH) of Campylobacter jejuni ATCC 33560 in response to temperature.
    • Tang J.Y.H., Carlson J., Mohamad Ghazali F., Saleha A.A., Nishibuchi M., Nakaguchi Y., and Radu S.
  2. Caenorhabditis elegans-based analysis for the host-pathogen interactions of Salmonella enterica subsp enterica isolated from indigenous vegetables and poultry meat in Malaysia.
    • Chai-Hoon, K., Jiun-Horng, S., Shiran, M.S., Son, R., Sabrina, S., Noor Zaleha, A.S., Learn-Han, L. and Yoke-Kqueen, C.
  3. DNA profiling among egg and beef meat isolates of Escherichia coli by enterobacterial repetitive intergenic consensus-PCR (ERIC-PCR) and random amplified polymorphicDNA-PCR (RAPD-PCR).
    • Sahilah. A.  M., Audrey,  L. Y. Y., Ong, S. L., Wan Sakeenah, W. N., Safiyyah, S., Norrakiah, A. S., Aminah, A. and Ahmad Azuhairi, A.
  4. Identification of the species origin of commercially available processed food products by mitochondrial DNA analysis.
    • Chandrika, M., Maimunah, M., Zainon, M. N. and Son, R.
  5. The effects of tapioca, wheat, sago and potato flours on the physicochemical and sensory properties of duck sausage.
    • Muthia, D., Nurul, H. and Noryati, I.
  6. Sulfonamides determination in chicken meat products from Malaysia.
    • Cheong, C.K., Hajeb, P., Jinap, S. and Ismail-Fitry, M.R.
  7. The antioxidant effects of Cosmos caudatus and Polygonum minus in refrigerated duck meatballs.
    • Aronal Arief,  P.,  Nurul, H. and Ruzita, A.
  8. Proximate, fatty acid  and mineral composition of selected deep sea fish species from Southern Java Ocean and Western Sumatra Ocean, Indonesia.
    • Suseno, S.H., Tajul, A.Y., Nadiah, W.A., Hamidah, Asti  and Ali, S.
  9. Chemical and microbial changes of fish fingers made from mince and surimi of common Carp (Cyprinus carpio L., 1758).
    • Elyasi, A., Zakipour Rahim Abadi, E., Sahari, M. A. and Zare, P.
  10. Physicochemical and sensory properties of silver carp (Hypophthalmichthys molitrix) fillets as affected by cooking methods.
    • Hakimeh, J. A., Akram, A. A., Bahareh, S. and Alireza, S. M.
  11. Formulation and process improvement for chili shrimp paste using sensory evaluation.
    • Nadia Sarina, M. F., Mohd Adzahan, N., Babak, S., Ab Karim, S. and Roselina, K.
  12. Cyclic voltammetric analysis of antioxidant activity in citrus fruits from Southeast Asia.
    • Hoyle, C. H. V. and Santos, J. H.
  13. Citric acid regulates astaxanthin production by  Phaffia rhodozyma TISTR 5730 in Thai coconut water.
    • Sujarit , C.., Yongesmith, B., H-kittikun, A.  and Siripatana, C.
  14. Gelatinization properties of white maize starch from three varieties of corn subject to oxidized and acetylated-oxidized modification.
    • Nur Aini, Purwiyatno Hariyadi
  15. Studies on the preparation   of low alcoholic, self carbonated fermented beverage from carrot and lemon juice.
    • Sahota, P., Pandove, G.,  Jairath, S. and  Dhillon, T. S.
  16. Characterization of palm sap harvested in Songkhla province, Southern Thailand.
    • Naknean, P., Meenune, M. and Roudaut, G.
  17. Acetylcholinesterase inhibitory activity of star fruit and its effect on serum lipid profiles in rats.
    • Teh, C.C., Khoo, Z.Y., Khursiah, F., Rao, N.K. and Chin, J.H.
  18. Using fed-batch fermentation in very high gravity brewing: effects of Tween 80 and ergosterol supplementation on fermentation performance of immobilized yeast in calcium alginate gel.
    • Pham, T.N.L., Doan, N.H.D. and Le, V.V.M.
  19. Determination of pitaya seeds as a natural antioxidant and source of essential fatty acids.
    • Chemah, T.C., Aminah, A., Noriham, A. and Wan Aida, W.M.
  20. Transglutaminase cross-link of legumes protein isolate: changes in functional properties as a function of pH.
    • Nahid A. A., Salma H. A., ElShazali A. M. and Elfadil E. B.
  21. Model development for yield and quality attributes of soymilk.
    • Khursheed, A. K. and Suthar, S. H.
  22. Fatty acid composition of some edible dung beetles in Thailand.
    • Bophimai, P. and Siri, S.
  23. Microencapsulation of Zn-chlorophyll pigment from Pandan leaf by spray drying and its characteristic.
    • Porrarud, S. and Pranee, A.
  24. Ultrasound mediated acid hydrolysis of konjac glucomannan.
    • Cheng, L.-H., Nur Halawiah, H, Lai, B. N., Yong, H. M. and Ang, S. L.
  25. Optimization of deacidification process for Morinda citrifolia extracts using packed column of calcium carbonate.
    • Nur Hafiza, Z., Maskat, M.Y., Wan Aida, W.M. and Osman, H.
  26. Studies on functional properties and incorporation of buckwheat flour for biscuit making.
    • Baljeet, S.Y, Ritika, B.Y. and Roshan, L.Y.
  27. Total phenolic content and primary antioxidant activity of methanolic and ethanolic extracts of aromatic plants’ leaves.
    • Azlim Almey, A.A., Ahmed Jalal Khan, C., Syed Zahir, I., Mustapha Suleiman, K., Aisyah, M.R. and Kamarul Rahim, K.
  28. Effect of maca (Lepidium meyenii) on some physical characteristics of cereal and root starches.
    • Omran, S. S., Ashton, J. and Stathopoulos, C. E.
  29. Thin layer drying of millet and effect of temperature on drying characteristics.
    • Ojediran, J. O. and Raji, A. O.
  30. Determination of propionates and propionic acid in bakery products using gas chromatography.
    • Khaldun M. A. A., Bahruddin, S., Noor Hasani, H., Afidah Abdul Rahim, and Talib, K. M.
  31. Development of a low-cost two-stage technique for production of
    low-sulphur purified konjac flour.
    • Zhao J., Zhang, D., Srzednicki G., Kanlayanarat, S. and Borompichaichartkul, C.
Short Communication
  1. Improve of the quality and shelf-life of minced beef mixed with soy protein by sage(Saliva officinalis).
    • Ali, M. A. and Takwa, H. I.

International Food Research Journal Volume 17 Issue 3, 2010

Review Article
  1. Malaysia’s strategic food security approach.
    • Tey, Y. S.
  2. Surimi-like material: challenges and prospects.
    • Tina, N., Nurul, H. and Ruzita, A.
Research Article
  1. FTIR spectroscopy combined with chemometrics for analysis of lard in the mixtures with body fats of lamb, cow, and chicken.
    • Rohman, A. and Che Man, Y. B.
  2. Potential use of Malaysian rubber (Hevea brasiliensis) seed as food, feed and biofuel.
    • Eka, H. D., Tajul Aris, Y. and Wan Nadiah, W. A.
  3. Characteristics and properties of rice starch films reinforced with palm pressed fibers.
    • Phattaraporn, T., Waranyou, S., Fazilah, A. and Thawien, W.
  4. Development and performance evaluation of a motorized globulator for tapioca production.
    • Soladoye, O. P., Ola, I. A., Adebowale, A. A. and Sanni, L.
  5. Fructooligosaccharides in honey and effects of honey on growth of Bifidobacterium longum BB 536.
    • Jan Mei, S., Mohd Nordin, M. S. and Norrakiah, A. S.
  6. Biochemical and microbial changes during traditional spontaneous lactic acid fermentation process using two varieties of cassava for production of a “Alladjan” starter.
    • Abodjo Kakou, C., Tagro Guehi, S., Olo, K., Akissi Kouame, F., Koffi Nevry, R. and Marina Koussemon, C.
  7. Rheological characterization of exopolysaccharides produced by two strains of Streptococcus thermophilus.
    • Purwandari, U. and Vasiljevic, T.
  8. Antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of crude extracts from mangosteen (Garcinia mangostana L.) parts and some essential oils.
    • Palakawong, C., Sophanodora, P., Pisuchpen, S. and Phongpaichit, S.
  9. Electrical impedance for bacterial metabolic activity screening - evaluation of single and mixed bacterial consortia for wastewater Biodegradation.
    • Lasik, M. and Nowak, J.
  10. Moisture sorption isotherm and isosteric heat of sorption characteristics of starch based edible films containing antimicrobial preservative.
    • Chowdhury, T. and Das, M.
  11. The effects of blanching treatment on the radical scavenging activity of white saffron (Curcuma mangga Val.).
    • Pujimulyani, D., Raharjo, S., Marsono, Y. and Santoso, U.
  12. Investigation of water vapour permeation and antibacterial properties of nano silver loaded cellulose acetate film.
    • Varsha, C., Bajpai, S. K. and Navin, C.
  13. The concern and awareness of consumers and food service operators towards food safety and food hygiene in small and medium restaurants in Surabaya, Indonesia.
    • Sienny, T. and Serli, W.
  14. Factors affecting milk consumption among school children in urban and rural areas of Selangor, Malaysia.
    • Babolian Hendijani, R. and Ab Karim, M. S.
  15. Comparison of meat quality characteristics between young and spent quails.
    • Boni, I., Nurul, H. and Noryati, I.
  16. Non-Muslims’ awareness of Halal principles and related food products in Malaysia.
    • Golnaz, R., Zainalabidin, M., Mad Nasir, S. and Eddie Chiew, F.C.
  17. Detection of Vibrio cholerae in raw cockles (Anadara granosa) by polymerase chain reaction.
    • Suzita, R., Abu Bakar, F., Son, R. and Abdulamir, A.S.
  18. Detection of virulence genes and enterobacterial repetitive intergenic consensus-PCR (ERIC-PCR) analysis among raw vegetables isolates of Campylobacter jejuni.
    • Sahilah, A.M., Tuan Suraya, T. S., Noraida., I., Ahmad Azuhairi, A., Chai, L. C. and Son, R.
  19. Molecular typing of Aeromonas species using RAPD and ERICPCR Fingerprinting.
    • Yousr, A.H., Napis, S., Rusul, G.R.A., Alitheen, N.B. and Son, R.
  20. Effect of processing procedures on the colorimetry and viscoelastic properties of cassava starch, flour and cassava-plantain fufu flour.
    • Oduro-Yeboah, C., Johnson, P-N.T., Sakyi-Dawson, E. and Budu, A.
  21. Cytotoxic effect of damnacanthal, nordamnacanthal, zerumbone and betulinic acid isolated from Malaysian plant sources.
    • Alitheen, N.B., Mashitoh, A.R., Yeap, S.K., Shuhaimi, M., Abdul Manaf, A. and Nordin, L.
  22. Effect of spontaneous fermentation of cowpea leaves (Vigna unguiculata) on proximate composition, mineral content, chlorophyll content and beta-carotene content.
    • Kasangi D. M., Shitandi. A. A., Shalo P.L. and Mbugua S. K.
  23. Optimization of concentration process on pomelo fruit juice using response surface methodology (RSM).
    • Keshani, S., Luqman Chuah, A., Nourouzi, M. M.,  Russly A.R. and Jamilah. B.
  24. Influence of initial pH and sulfur dioxide content in must on wine fermentation by immobilized yeast in bacterial cellulose.
    • Ton, N.M.N., Nguyen, M.D., Pham, T.T.H. and Le, V.V.M.
  25. Effect of green tea (Camellia sinenses) extract and onion (Allium cepa) juice on lipid degradation and sensory acceptance of Persian sturgeon (Acipenser persicus) fillets.
    • Sarah, H., Hadiseh, K., Gholamhossein, A. and Bahareh, S.
  26. Role of carboxypeptidases to the free amino acid composition, methylpyrazine formation and sensory characteristic of underfermented cocoa beans.
    • Jinap, S., Lioe, H. N., Yusep, I., Nazamid, S. and Jamilah, B.
  27. Chemical composition, antinutrients and extractable minerals of Sicklepod (Cassia obtusifolia) leaves as influenced by fermentation and Cooking.
    • Nuha, M. O., Isam, A. M. A. and Elfadil, E. B.
  28. Effect of egg yolk substitution by sweet whey protein concentrate (WPC), on physical properties of Gelato ice cream.
    • Alfaifi, M.S. and Stathopoulos, C.E.
  29. Nutrient contents and thermal degradation of vitamins in organically grown fluted pumpkin (Telfairia occidentalis) leaves.
    • Kajihausa, O. E., Sobukola, O.P., Idowu, M.A. and Awonorin, S. O.
  30. Physicochemical properties of gelatins extracted from skins of different freshwater fish species.
    • See, S. F., Hong, P. K., Ng, K. L., Wan Aida, W. M. and Babji, A. S.
  31. Changes in the functional properties as a function of NaCl concentration of legumes protein isolate by transglutaminase cross linking.
    • Salma, H. A., Nahid, A. A., ElShazali, A. M., Isam, A. M. A. and Elfadil, E. B.

International Food Research Journal Volume 17 Issue 2, 2010

Review Article
  1. Shelf stable meat pickles- a review.
    • Gadekar, Y. P., Kokane, R. D., Suradkar, U. S., Thomas, R., Das, A. K. and Anjaneyulu, A. S. R.
Research Article
  1. Physical, chemical and fungal phenology associated with thecomposting of ‘wawa’ sawdust (Triplochiton scleroxylon) used in the cultivation of oyster mushrooms in Ghana.
    • Obodai, M., Amoa-Awua, W. and Odamtten, G. T.
  2. Diversity of bacterial flora of Indonesian ragi tape and their dynamics during the tape fermentation as determined by PCR-DGGE.
    • Sujaya, I. N., Nocianitri, K. A. and Asano, K.
  3. Occurrence and antibiotic resistance of Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli in retail broiler chicken.
    • Usha, M.R., Fauziah, M., Tunung, R., Chai, L. C., Cheah, Y. K., Farinazleen, M. G. and Son, R.
  4. Microbiological hazard and critical control points identification during household preparation of cooked ogi used as weaning food.
    • Omemu, A.M. and Omeike, S.O.
  5. Quantitative exposure assessment for Listeria monocytogenes in cooked ham.
    • Titik, B. and Naiyana, C.
  6. Quantification of Listeria monocytogenes in salad vegetables by MPN-PCR.
    • Jeyaletchumi, P., Tunung, R., Margaret, S. P., Son, R., Ghazali, F. M., Cheah, Y. K., Nishibuchi, M., Nakaguchi, Y. and Malakar, P. K.
  7. In vitro evaluation of some Egyptian plants against the rot bacteria and spider mite and isolation the active constituent(s) from Myrtus communis leaves.
    • Moussa, A. M., Emam, A. M., Mohamed, M. A. and Diab, Y. M.
  8. Effect of frying process on fatty acid composition and iodine value of selected vegetable oils and their blends.
    • Alireza, S., Tan, C. P., Hamed, M. and Che Man, Y. B.
  9. Protein quality of selected edible animal and plant protein sources using rat bio-assay.
    • Babji, A. S., Fatimah, S., Abolhassani, Y. and Ghassem, M.
  10. Effect of Tween 80 and ergosterol supplementation on fermentation performance of the immobilized yeast in high gravity brewing.
    • Tran Q. H., Nguyen T. T., Le V. V. M. and Hoang K. A.
  11. Antioxidant properties of methanolic extract of Canarium odontophyllum fruit.
    • Azrina, A., Nurul Nadiah, M. N. and Amin, I.
  12. Physico-chemical compositions of the red seedless watermelons (Citrullus Lanatus).
    • Yau, E. W., Rosnah, S., Noraziah, M., Chin, N. L. And Osman, H.
  13. The effects of type and time of thermal processing on ginger (Zingiber officinale Roscoe) rhizome antioxidant compounds and its quality.
    • Purnomo, H., Jaya, F. and Widjanarko, S. B.
  14. Cannabinoid CB1 receptor binding and acetylcholinesterase inhibitory activity of Sceletium tortuosum L.
    • Lubbe, A., Khatib, A., Yuliana, N.D., Jinap, S. and Verpoorte, R.
  15. Nutritional quality and physicochemical properties of Mucuna bean (Mucuna pruriens L.) protein isolates.
    • Mugendi, J. B. W., Njagi, E. N. M., Kuria, E. N., Mwasaru, M. A., Mureithi, J. G. and Apostolides, Z.
  16. Antioxidant study of pulps and peels of dragon fruits: a comparative study.
    • Nurliyana, R., Syed Zahir, I., Mustapha Suleiman, K., Aisyah, M.R. and Kamarul Rahim, K.
  17. Effect of traditional methods of processing on the nutrient contents and some antinutritional factors in newly developed cultivars of green gram [Vigna radiata (L.) Wilezek] and black gram [Vigna mungo (L.) Hepper] of Assam, India.
    • Kakati, P., Deka S. C., Kotoki, D. and Saikia, S.
  18. Optimization and determination of polyphenol oxidase and peroxidase activities in hot pepper (Capsicum annuum L.) pericarb.
    • Arnnok, P., Ruangviriyachai, C., Mahachai, R., Techawongstien, S. and Chanthai, S.
  19. Effect of flaxseed oil towards physicochemical and sensory characteristic of reduced fat ice creams and its stability in ice creams upon storage.
    • Lim, C. W., Norziah, M.H. and Lu H. F. S.
  20. Determination of radical scavenging activity and Vitamin A, C and E in organically grown Red Pitaya (Hylocereus sp.).
    • Mohd Adzim Khalili, R.,Norhayati, A.H., Rokiah,M. Y., Asmah, R., Siti Muskinah, M and Abdul Manaf, A.
  21. Chemical composition of sweet potato (Ipomea batatas Lam) dishes as consumed in Kwara state, Nigeria.
    • Abubakar, H.N, Olayiwola, , I.O., Sanni. S. A. and Idowu, M. A.
  22. Comparison of total phenolic contents and antioxidant activities of turmeric leaf, pandan leaf and torch ginger flower.
    • Yan, S.W. and Asmah, R.
  23. Hearts of palm in conserve: Identity and quality aspects and their implications on food safety.
    • Maira, M.L.C., Adriano, G.C., Eduardo, H.M.W., José, A.F.F., Anderson, S.S. and Daniel, G.
  24. Quality profile of palm sugar concentrate produced in Songkhla province, Thailand.
    • Phaichamnan, M., Posri, W. and Meenune, M.
  25. Determination of acrylamide in banana based snacks by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry.
    • Daniali, G., Jinap, S., Zaidul, S.I.M., Hanifah, N.L.
  26. Effect of temperature on the drying characteristics, colour and ascorbic acid content of green and gold kiwifruits.
    • Diamante, L.,  Durand, M., Savage, G. and Vanhanen, L.
  27. Effect of steam blanching on lycopene and total phenolics in pink guava puree industry by-products.
    • Kong, K. W., Emmy, H. K. I., Azizah, O., Amin, I. and Tan, C. P.
  28. Quality characteristics of Malaysian commercial beef frankfurters.
    • Nurul, H, Alistair T. L. J., Lim, H. W. and Noryati, I.
  29. Surface plasmon resonance biosensor for real-time detection of genetically modified organisms.
    • Yoke-Kqueen, C. and Son, R.
  30. Performance of air-cathode microbial fuel cell with wood charcoal as electrodes.
    • Chai, L. F., Chai, L. C., Suhaimi, N. and Son, R.
  31. Effect of different storage conditions on quality of White-Scar oyster (Crassostrea belcheri).
    • Songsaeng, S., Sophanodora, P., Kaewsrithong, J. and Ohshima, T.

International Food Research Journal Volume 17 Issue 1, 2010

Review Article
  1. Detection of Listeria monocytogenes in foods.
    • Jeyaletchumi, P., Tunung, R., Margaret, S. P., Son, R., Farinazleen, M. G.,Cheah, Y. K
  2. Phytase: application in food industry.
    • Afinah, S., Yazid, A. M., Anis Shobirin, M. H. and Shuhaimi, M.
  3. Factors affecting retention and release of flavour compounds in food carbohydrates.
    • Naknean, P. and Meenune, M.
  4. Nutritional quality and properties of protein and lipid in processed meat products – a perspective.
    • Babji, A.S., Fatimah, S., Abolhassani, Y. and Ghassem, M.
Research Article
  1. Highly thermostable extracellular lipase-producing Bacillus strain isolated from a Malaysian hotspring and identified using 16S rRNA gene sequencing.
    • Akanbi, T. O., Kamaruzaman, A. L., Abu Bakar, F., Sheikh AbdulHamid, N., Radu, S., Abdul Manap, M. Y. and Saari, N.
  2. Effect of Leuconostoc mesenteroides on the visco-elastic properties of sour maize meal.
    • Edema, M. O.
  3. Extending ‘Kampuchea’ guava shelf-life at 27oC using 1-methylcyclopropene.
    • Phebe, D. and Ong, P. T.
  4. Assessment of mycoflora and aflatoxin contamination of stored wheat grains.
    • Maliha, R., Samina, K. and Najma, A.
  5. Malting characteristics of Ofada rice: chemical and sensory qualities of malt from ofada rice grains.
    • Adebowale, A. A., Sanni, S. A., Karim, O. R. and Ojoawo, J. A.
  6. Anti-hypertensive effect of pink guava (Psidium guajava) puree on spontaneous hypertensive rats.
    • Ayub, M. Y., Norazmir, M. N., Mamot, S., Jeeven, K. and Hadijah, H.
  7. Antioxidant activity, total phenolic, and total flavaonoid of extracts and fractions of red fruit (Pandanus conoideus Lam).
    • Rohman, A., Riyanto, S., Yuniarti, N., Saputra, W. R., Utami, R. and Mulatsih, W.
  8. A study on Campylobacter jejuni cross-contamination during chilled broiler preparation.
    • Usha, M. R., Tunung, R., Chai, L. C., Ghazali, F. M., Cheah, Y. K., Nishibuchi, M. and Son, R.
  9. Using fed-batch fermentation in high-gravity brewing: effects of nutritional supplementation on yeast fermentation performance.
    • Vu, T. K. L. and Le, V. V. M.
  10. Effect of heat treatment on the physico-chemical properties of starch from different botanical sources.
    • Noranizan, M. A., Dzulkifly, M. H. and Russly, A. R.
  11. Flow behaviour and temperature stability of chicken muscle proteins – modified waxy corn starch blends.
    • Zhang, Q., Ismail, N. and Cheng, L. H.
  12. The effects of enzyme concentration, temperature and incubation time on nitrogen content and degree of hydrolysis of protein precipitate from cockle (Anadara granosa) meat wash water.
    • Haslaniza, H., Maskat, M. Y., Wan Aida, W. M. and Mamot, S.
  13. Substitution of nitrite by Chinese red broken rice powder in Thai traditional fermented pork sausage (Nham).
    • Rojsuntornkitti, K., Jittrepotch, N., Kongbangkerd, T. and Kraboun, K.
  14. Effect of heating and cooling rates on recovery of milk components during heat-acid coagulation of milk for preparation of Chhana-an Indian soft cottage cheese.
    • Sahu, J. K. and Das, H.
  15. Influence of microwave irradiation on lipid oxidation and acceptance in peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) seeds.
    • Jittrepotch, N., Kongbangkerd, T. and Rojsuntornkitti, K.
  16. Effects of banana drinks taken for fatigue reduction.
    • Khajarern, K., Posri, W. and Duizer, L.
  17. Isolation of polysaccharides from pineapple fruit pulp and their enzymatic liquefaction.
    • Mohammad G. A., Andres, D. H. and Klaus, D. K.
  18. An assessment of the antioxidant and antimicrobial activity of six species of edible Irish seaweeds.
    • Sabrina, C., Nissreen, A. G. and Shilpi, G.