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As. Pac. J. Mol. Biol. & Biotech., Jan 2008 Vol. 16 (1)

pg. 1-10 MINIREVIEW

Transgenic Plants Producing Polyhydroxyalkanoates


Abdul Masani Mat Yunus1, Ghulam Kadir Ahmad Parveez1 and Chai-Ling Ho2

1Advanced Biotechnology and Breeding Centre (ABBC), Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB), P.O. Box 10620, 50720 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
2Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia.


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pg. 11-15 RESEARCH NOTE

Evaluation of nitrogen sources for growth and production of medium-chain-length poly-(3-hydroxyalkanoates) from palm kernel oil by Pseudomonas putida PGA1


Annuar, M.S.M1,*, Irene K.P.Tan1 and K.B. Ramachandran2

1Institute of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2Department of Biotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras, Chennai-600036, India


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pg. 17-24 RT-PCR Amplification and Cloning of Partial DNA Sequence Coding for Oil Palm (Elaeis oleifera) Phytoene Synthase Gene

O A Rasid1*, W S Wan Nur Syuhada2, A Nor Hanin1, S S Masura1, M Zulqarnain2, C L Ho3, N Suhaimi3 and R Sambanthamurthi1

1Malaysian Palm Oil Board, No 6 Persiaran Institusi, Bandar Baru Bangi 43000, Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia
2Department of Genetics and Molecular of Biology, Institute of Biological Sciences, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
3Faculty of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences, 43400 UPM Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia.


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