Publications by authors named "Roswanira Abdul Wahab"

51Publications

Progress of Interfacial Polymerization Techniques for Polyamide Thin Film (Nano)Composite Membrane Fabrication: A Comprehensive Review.

Polymers (Basel) 2020 Nov 27;12(12). Epub 2020 Nov 27.

Advanced Membrane Technology Research Centre (AMTEC), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor Bahru 81310, Malaysia.

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November 2020

Molecular docking and molecular dynamics simulation of dehalogenase against haloacids, haloacetates and chlorpyrifos.

J Biomol Struct Dyn 2020 Oct 23:1-16. Epub 2020 Oct 23.

Enzyme Technology and Green Synthesis Research Group, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor, Malaysia.

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October 2020

Dehalogenase-producing halophiles and their potential role in bioremediation.

Mar Pollut Bull 2020 Nov 9;160:111603. Epub 2020 Sep 9.

Department of Biosciences, Faculty of Science, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 UTM Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia; Enzyme Technology and Green Synthesis Group, Faculty of Science, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 UTM Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia. Electronic address:

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November 2020

Towards an eco-friendly deconstruction of agro-industrial biomass and preparation of renewable cellulose nanomaterials: A review.

Int J Biol Macromol 2020 Oct 10;161:1414-1430. Epub 2020 Aug 10.

Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 UTM Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia; Enzyme Technology and Green Synthesis Group, Faculty of Science, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 UTM Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia. Electronic address:

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October 2020

Structure and properties of lipase activated by cellulose-silica polyethersulfone membrane for production of pentyl valerate.

Carbohydr Polym 2020 Oct 9;245:116549. Epub 2020 Jun 9.

Advanced Membrane Technology Research Centre (AMTEC), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 Skudai, Johor, Malaysia.

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October 2020

Molecular simulation on the stability and adsorption properties of choline-based ionic liquids/IRMOF-1 hybrid composite for selective HS/CO capture.

J Hazard Mater 2020 11 28;399:123008. Epub 2020 May 28.

Division of Materials Science, Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences, University of Tsukuba, 1-1-1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-8573, Japan.

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November 2020

Robust Magnetized Oil Palm Leaves Ash Nanosilica Composite as Lipase Support: Immobilization Protocol and Efficacy Study.

Appl Biochem Biotechnol 2020 Oct 3;192(2):585-599. Epub 2020 Jun 3.

Enzyme Technology and Green Synthesis Group, Faculty of Science, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, UTM, 81310, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.

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October 2020

Taguchi design-assisted immobilization of Candida rugosa lipase onto a ternary alginate/nanocellulose/montmorillonite composite: Physicochemical characterization, thermal stability and reusability studies.

Enzyme Microb Technol 2020 May 18;136:109506. Epub 2020 Jan 18.

Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 UTM Johor Bahru, Malaysia; Enzyme Technology and Green Synthesis Group, Faculty of Science, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 UTM Johor Bahru, Malaysia. Electronic address:

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May 2020

Population data of 21 autosomal STR loci in Malaysian populations for human identification.

Int J Legal Med 2020 Sep 28;134(5):1675-1678. Epub 2020 Mar 28.

Human Identification/DNA Unit, School of Health Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Health Campus, 16150, Kota Bharu, Kelantan, Malaysia.

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September 2020

mutation on a mutant lipase from towards enhancing alkaline stability.

J Biomol Struct Dyn 2020 Sep 26;38(15):4493-4507. Epub 2019 Oct 26.

Department of Biotechnology, Kuliyyah of Science, International Islamic University Malaysia, Bandar Indera Mahkota Kuantan, Malaysia.

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September 2020

Arsenic adsorption mechanism on palm oil fuel ash (POFA) powder suspension.

J Hazard Mater 2020 02 11;383:121214. Epub 2019 Sep 11.

Advance Membrane Technology Research Centre, School of Chemical and Energy Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 UTM Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia.

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February 2020

Haloadaptation: insights from comparative modeling studies between halotolerant and non-halotolerant dehalogenases.

J Biomol Struct Dyn 2020 Aug 9;38(12):3452-3461. Epub 2019 Sep 9.

Department of Agricultural Biotechnology, Faculty of Agriculture, Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey.

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August 2020

Effect of operative variables and kinetic study of butyl butyrate synthesis by Candida rugosa lipase activated by chitosan-reinforced nanocellulose derived from raw oil palm leaves.

Enzyme Microb Technol 2019 Nov 10;130:109367. Epub 2019 Jul 10.

Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 UTM, Johor Bahru, Malaysia; Enzyme Technology and Green Synthesis Group, Faculty of Science, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 UTM, Skudai, Johor, Malaysia.

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November 2019

Biodegradation of 3-chloropropionic acid (3-CP) by WH2 and its enzyme-substrate docking analysis.

J Biomol Struct Dyn 2020 07 20;38(11):3432-3441. Epub 2019 Aug 20.

Agricultural Faculty, Department of Agricultural Biotechnology, Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey.

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July 2020

Theoretical analyses on enantiospecificity of L-2-haloacid dehalogenase (DehL) from Rhizobium sp. RC1 towards 2-chloropropionic acid.

J Mol Graph Model 2019 11 21;92:131-139. Epub 2019 Jul 21.

Department of Biosciences, Faculty Science, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor Bahru, 81310, Johor, Malaysia. Electronic address:

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November 2019

The mechanistic role of active site residues in non-stereo haloacid dehalogenase E (DehE).

J Mol Graph Model 2019 07 8;90:219-225. Epub 2019 May 8.

Department of Biotechnology, Kulliyyah of Science, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), Bandar Indera Mahkota, 25200, Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia; Research Unit for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (RUBIC), Kulliyyah of Science, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), Bandar Indera Mahkota, 25200, Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia. Electronic address:

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July 2019

Raw oil palm frond leaves as cost-effective substrate for cellulase and xylanase productions by Trichoderma asperellum UC1 under solid-state fermentation.

J Environ Manage 2019 Aug 13;243:206-217. Epub 2019 May 13.

Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310, UTM Johor Bahru, Malaysia; Enzyme Technology and Green Synthesis Group, Faculty of Science, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310, UTM Johor Bahru, Malaysia. Electronic address:

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August 2019

Application of Box-Behnken design for ultrasound-assisted extraction and recycling preparative HPLC for isolation of anthraquinones from Cassia singueana.

Phytochem Anal 2019 Jan 4;30(1):101-109. Epub 2018 Oct 4.

Medicinal Chemistry and Natural Products Research Group, School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences, Faculty of Science, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, UK.

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January 2019

Toxic metals in Perna viridis mussel and surface seawater in Pasir Gudang coastal area, Malaysia, and its health implications.

Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 2018 Oct 28;25(30):30224-30235. Epub 2018 Aug 28.

Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310, Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia.

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October 2018

Extraction of nanosilica from oil palm leaves and its application as support for lipase immobilization.

J Biotechnol 2018 Oct 29;283:81-96. Epub 2018 Jul 29.

Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), 81310 UTM Johor Bahru, Malaysia; Enzyme Technology and Green Synthesis Group, Faculty of Science, UTM, 81310 UTM Johor Bahru, Malaysia. Electronic address:

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October 2018

Biophysical characterization of a recombinant lipase KV1 from Acinetobacter haemolyticus in relation to pH and temperature.

Biochimie 2018 Sep 20;152:198-210. Epub 2018 Jul 20.

Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 UTM, Johor, Malaysia; Enzyme Technology and Green Synthesis Group, Faculty of Science, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 UTM, Johor Bahru, Malaysia. Electronic address:

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September 2018

Insight into the Rhizomucor miehei lipase supported on chitosan-chitin nanowhiskers assisted esterification of eugenol to eugenyl benzoate.

J Biotechnol 2018 Aug 28;280:19-30. Epub 2018 May 28.

Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 Johor Bahru, Malaysia. Electronic address:

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August 2018

Novel Safranin-Tinted Lipase Nanoconjugates Reagent for Visualizing Latent Fingerprints on Stainless Steel Knives Immersed in a Natural Outdoor Pond.

Int J Mol Sci 2018 May 25;19(6). Epub 2018 May 25.

Criminal Investigation Department, Criminal Intelligence (D4), Royal Malaysia Police, Kuala Lumpur 50560, Malaysia.

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May 2018

Statistical optimization and operational stability of Rhizomucor miehei lipase supported on magnetic chitosan/chitin nanoparticles for synthesis of pentyl valerate.

Int J Biol Macromol 2018 Aug 24;115:680-695. Epub 2018 Apr 24.

Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 UTM, Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia. Electronic address:

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August 2018

Characterization, optimization and stability studies on Candida rugosa lipase supported on nanocellulose reinforced chitosan prepared from oil palm biomass.

Int J Biol Macromol 2018 Jul 22;114:306-316. Epub 2018 Mar 22.

Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 UTM Skudai, Johor, Malaysia. Electronic address:

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July 2018

A simple approach for rapid detection and quantification of adulterants in stingless bees (Heterotrigona itama) honey.

Food Res Int 2018 03 20;105:453-460. Epub 2017 Dec 20.

School of Food Science and Technology, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, 21030 Kuala Nerus, Terengganu, Malaysia.

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March 2018

Rhizomucor miehei lipase immobilized on reinforced chitosan-chitin nanowhiskers support for synthesis of eugenyl benzoate.

Prep Biochem Biotechnol 2018 Jan 3;48(1):92-102. Epub 2018 Jan 3.

a Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science , Universiti Teknologi Malaysia , Skudai , Malaysia.

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January 2018

Enzymatic esterification of eugenol and benzoic acid by a novel chitosan-chitin nanowhiskers supported Rhizomucor miehei lipase: Process optimization and kinetic assessments.

Enzyme Microb Technol 2018 Jan 12;108:42-52. Epub 2017 Sep 12.

Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 Johor Bahru, Malaysia. Electronic address:

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January 2018

Structure and properties of oil palm-based nanocellulose reinforced chitosan nanocomposite for efficient synthesis of butyl butyrate.

Carbohydr Polym 2017 Nov 24;176:281-292. Epub 2017 Aug 24.

Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 UTM Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia. Electronic address:

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November 2017

In silico and empirical approaches toward understanding the structural adaptation of the alkaline-stable lipase KV1 from Acinetobacter haemolyticus.

J Biomol Struct Dyn 2018 Sep 28;36(12):3077-3093. Epub 2017 Sep 28.

a Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science , Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) , Johor Bahru 81310 , Malaysia.

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September 2018

Deciphering the catalytic amino acid residues of l-2-haloacid dehalogenase (DehL) from Rhizobium sp. RC1: An in silico analysis.

Comput Biol Chem 2017 Oct 14;70:125-132. Epub 2017 Aug 14.

Department of Biotechnology and Medical Engineering, Faculty of Biosciences and Medical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor Bahru 81310, Johor, Malaysia. Electronic address:

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October 2017

Synthesis of geranyl propionate in a solvent-free medium using Rhizomucor miehei lipase covalently immobilized on chitosan-graphene oxide beads.

Prep Biochem Biotechnol 2017 Feb 24;47(2):199-210. Epub 2016 Jun 24.

a Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science , Universiti Teknologi Malaysia , Johor Bahru , Johor , Malaysia.

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February 2017

Multi-template homology-based structural model of L-2-haloacid dehalogenase (DehL) from Rhizobium sp. RC1.

J Biomol Struct Dyn 2017 Nov 21;35(15):3285-3296. Epub 2016 Nov 21.

a Faculty of Biosciences and Medical Engineering, Department of Biotechnology and Medical Engineering , Universiti Teknologi Malaysia , Johor Bahru 81310 , Johor , Malaysia.

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November 2017

Facile modulation of enantioselectivity of thermophilic Geobacillus zalihae lipase by regulating hydrophobicity of its Q114 oxyanion.

Enzyme Microb Technol 2016 Nov 30;93-94:174-181. Epub 2016 Aug 30.

Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Science, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400, Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia; Enzyme and Microbial Technology Research Center, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400, Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia; Institute of Bioscience, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400, UPM Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia.

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November 2016

l-2-Haloacid dehalogenase (DehL) from Rhizobium sp. RC1.

Springerplus 2016 20;5(1):695. Epub 2016 May 20.

Department of Biotechnology and Medical Engineering, Faculty of Biosciences and Medical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 Johor Baharu, Johor Malaysia.

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June 2016

Halophiles: biology, adaptation, and their role in decontamination of hypersaline environments.

World J Microbiol Biotechnol 2016 Aug 25;32(8):135. Epub 2016 Jun 25.

Department of Biotechnology and Medical Engineering, Faculty of Biosciences and Medical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), 81310, Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia.

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August 2016

Candida rugosa Lipase Immobilized onto Acid-Functionalized Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes for Sustainable Production of Methyl Oleate.

Appl Biochem Biotechnol 2015 Oct 13;177(4):967-84. Epub 2015 Aug 13.

Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 UTM, Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia.

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October 2015

An overview of technologies for immobilization of enzymes and surface analysis techniques for immobilized enzymes.

Biotechnol Biotechnol Equip 2015 Mar 17;29(2):205-220. Epub 2015 Feb 17.

Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia , Skudai 81310 , Johor , Malaysia.

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March 2015

Interactions of non-natural halogenated substrates with D-specific dehalogenase (DehD) mutants using studies.

Biotechnol Biotechnol Equip 2014 Sep 30;28(5):949-957. Epub 2014 Oct 30.

Department of Biotechnology and Medical Engineering, Faculty of Biosciences and Medical Engineering (FBME), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia , Johor Bahru , Johor , Malaysia.

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September 2014

A facile enzymatic synthesis of geranyl propionate by physically adsorbed Candida rugosa lipase onto multi-walled carbon nanotubes.

Enzyme Microb Technol 2015 May 6;72:49-55. Epub 2015 Mar 6.

Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 UTM Skudai, Johor, Malaysia. Electronic address:

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May 2015

An S188V mutation alters substrate specificity of non-stereospecific α-haloalkanoic acid dehalogenase E (DehE).

PLoS One 2015 27;10(3):e0121687. Epub 2015 Mar 27.

Department of Biotechnology and Medical Engineering, Faculty of Biosciences and Medical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310, UTM Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia.

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March 2016

Enzymatic production of a solvent-free menthyl butyrate via response surface methodology catalyzed by a novel thermostable lipase from .

Biotechnol Biotechnol Equip 2014 Nov 14;28(6):1065-1072. Epub 2014 Nov 14.

Institute of Bioscience, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400UPM Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia; Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia; Enzyme and Microbial Technology Research Centre, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia.

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November 2014

Insights into the stereospecificity of the d-specific dehalogenase from sp. RC1 toward d- and l-2-chloropropionate.

Biotechnol Biotechnol Equip 2014 Jul 23;28(4):608-615. Epub 2014 Oct 23.

Faculty of Biosciences and Medical Engineering (FBME), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia , Johor Bahru , Johor , Malaysia.

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July 2014

Combination of oxyanion Gln114 mutation and medium engineering to influence the enantioselectivity of thermophilic lipase from Geobacillus zalihae.

Int J Mol Sci 2012 17;13(9):11666-80. Epub 2012 Sep 17.

Enzyme and Microbial Technology Group, Faculty of Science, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Selangor 43400, Malaysia; E-Mail: ; Faculty of Science, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Skudai, Johor 81310, Malaysia.

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March 2016