Projects

Project 7

Study on Novel and Practical Fruit Grading and Oil Quality Monitoring Technology in Palm Oil Mills

A novel method for detection of free fatty acid in crude palm oil

Summary

Palm oil is most-consumed vegetable oil in the world among all vegetable oils, accounting for about 33% of total vegetable oil production (2011/2012, USDA Foreign Agricultural Service).

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Project 6

 

 

Summary

Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) can be considered the most important of all biomolecules for diagnostic purposes. Scientist have already undertaken a great deal of genetic analysis of the unique complementary structure between its base pairs of DNA (adenine/thymine) and (cytosine/guanine).

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Project 5

Folic acid-conjugated chitosan-based quantum dot system for multiple application sites of cancer cell imaging and therapy

A novel method for detection of cancer

Summary

Researchers globallyexpended time and resources to explore the knowledge towards ending the threat of cancerous diseases by researching novel approaches that will simplify clinical examination and treatment processes by the use of rapid and sensitive methods.

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Project 4

Development of prototype for metal ion sensor exploiting peptides and ionophore as recognition element

A novel method for rapid detection of toxic metals

Summary

The development of practical sensors for the detection and quantification of metal ions in environmental samples is the subject of considerable research.

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Project 3

Multifunctional nanofluidic biochip for dengue detection utilizing silicon nanostructure

A novel method for rapid detection dengue

Summary

There is an urgent need to develop rapid, simple, cost-effective medical devices for screening medical diseases for example dengue for early medical diagnosis.

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Project 2

Nanosensor for early detection of GanodermaBoninense and soil quality for control of the related disease

A novel method for rapid detection of GanodermaBoninense, oil palm pathogen

Summary

G. boninense causes both basal stem rot (BSR)and upper stem rot (USR) andremains South East Asia’s most devastating oil palm diseases with direct loss of the stand,reduced yield of diseased palms and the resultant requirement for earlier replanting.

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Project 1

DNA and immuno based biosensors system for ultrasensitive, non-invasive and affordable detection of mycobacterium tuberculosis (TB)

A novel method for rapid detection of mycobacterium tuberculosis in urine

Summary

In Resource-constrained countries, affordable methodologies for the detection of disease biomarkers at ultralow concentrations can potentially improve the standard of living.

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