» Dr. Mohd Mokrish Md. Ajat

Dr. Mohd Mokrish Md. Ajat

Dr. Mohd Mokrish Md. Ajat 

Doctor of Philosophy – Biochemistry (2015) – Utrecht University, The Netherlands
Master of Science – Nanobiotechnology (2006) – Universiti Putra Malaysia
Bachelor of Science (Honours) – Biochemistry (2003) – Universiti Putra Malaysia

Field of expertise : Biochemistry
Research interest : Lipid and membrane dynamics of lipid droplets in veterinary and human diseases

E-mail  :  mokrish@upm.edu.my
Telephone  : +603 9769 3419
Google Scholar : [ Click here ] Publications ........................... (100+) 

Department of Veterinary Pre Clinical Science 
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 UPM, Serdang
Selangor Darul Ehsan.


VPP3021 – Veterinary Biochemistry
VPP3130 – Veterinary Nutrition
VPP3140 – Veterinary Genetics
VPD4970 – Veterinary Problem Investigation
VPD4971 – Veterinary Problem Solving
VPD3935 – Clinical Orientation


VPM5001 – Molecular Physiology
VPM5301 – Applied Animal Molecular Biology

Journal Publications

Ilias, A.N., Hamzah, H., Ismail, I.S. and Ajat, M. (2020). Stevia: limiting cholesterol synthesis in Hep-G2 cells. Asia Pacific Journal of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology. Vol: 28 Issue 1 pg: 110-119

Alashraf, A.R., Lau, S.F., Khairani-Bejo, S., Khor, K.H., Ajat, M., Radzi, R., Roslan, M.A. and Rahman, M.S.A. (2019). First report of pathogenic Leptospira spp. Isolated from urine and kidneys of naturally infected cats. PLoS ONE. Vol: 15 Issue 3 e0230048

Moo, C.L., Yang, S.K., Yusoff, K., Ajat, M., Thomas, W., Abushelaibi, A., Lim, S.H.E. and Lai, K.S. (2019). Mechanism of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and alternative approaches to overcome AMR. Current Drug Discovery. E-pub ahead of print

Ibiyeye, K.M., Abu Bakar, Z.Z., Nurdin, N. and Ajat, M. (2019). Combine drug delivery of thymoquinone-doxorubicin by cockle shell derived pH-sensitive aragonite CaCO3 nanoparticles. Nanoscience & Nanotechnology-Asia. E-pub ahead of print

Chan, W.Y., Selvarajah, G.T., Ajat, M., Suzuki, R. and Tsukui, T. (2019). The detection of house dust mite Dermatophagoides farina, Der f 2 and Zen-1 allergen-specific immunoglobulin E antibodies in dogs with atopic Dermatitis in Malaysia. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology. Vol: 212 pg: 43-49

Yang, S.K., Yusoff, K., Ajat, M., Thomas, W., Abushelaibi, A., Akseer, R., Lim, S.H.E. and Lai, K.S. (2019). Disruption of KPC-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae membrane via induction of oxidative stress by cinnamon bark (Cinnamomum verum J. Presl) essential oil. PLoS ONE. Vol: 14 Issue 4 e0214326

Zulkifli, D.A., Mansor, R., Md Ajat, M.M., Abas, F., Ideris, A. and Abu, J. (2019). Differentiation of Malaysian farmed and commercialized edible bird’s nests through nutritional composition analysis. Pertanika Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science. Vol: 42 Issue 3 pg: 871-881

Hamidu, A., Mokrish, A., Mansor, R., Razak, I.S.A., Danmaigoro, A. and Jaji, A.Z. (2019). Modified methods of nanoparticles synthesis in pH-sensitive nano-carriers production for doxorubicin delivery on MCF-7 breast cancer cell line. International Journal of Nanomedicine. Vol: 14 pg: 3615-3627

Peter, I.D., Haron, A.W., Jesse, F.F.A, Ajat, M., Wen Han, M.H., Fitri, W.N., Yahaya, M.S. and Alamaary, M.S.M. (2018). Opportunities and challenges associated with fecal progesterone metabolite analysis. Veterinary World. Vol: 11 Issue 10 pg: 1466-1472

Tan, W.M., Lau, S.F., Ajat, M., Mansor, R., Abd Rani, P.A.M. and Rahmad, N.B. (2017). Proteomic analysis of synovial fluid obtained from a dog diagnosed with idiopathic immune-mediated polyarthritis. Topics in Companion Animal Medicine. Article in Press

Ajat, M., Molenaar, M., Brouwers, J.F.H.M, Vaandrager, A.B., Houweling, M. and Helms, J.B. (2017). Hepatic stellate cells retain the capacity to synthesize retinyl esters and to store neutral lipids in small lipid droplets in the absence of LRAT. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta – Molecular and Cell Biology of Lipids. Vol: 1862 Issue 2 pg: 176-187

Kosni, N.N., Ganti, N., Noor, M., Razak, I., Ajat, M. and Omar, A. (2016). Expression of complement C5a receptor and the viability of 4T1 tumor cells following agonist-antagonist treatment. Journal of Cancer Research and Therapeutics. Vol: 12 pg: 590-596

Norhaifa, G., Nashreq, K.N., Kamarudin, N.H., Bachek, N.F., Ajat, M.M., Hafandi, A., Selvarajah, G.T. and Hezmee, M.N.M. (2016). Expression of C5a and its Receptor in Caninine Spontaneous Tumorurs: A preliminary Finding. Pertanika Journal of Science and Technology. Vol: 24 Issue: 1 pg: 527-538

Shafie, N.I., Samsulrizal, N., Sopian, N.A., Rajion, M.A., Meng, G.Y., Ajat, M.M.M and Ahmad, H. (2015). Qualitative phytochemical screening and GC-MS profiling of azadirachta excelsa leaf extract. Malaysian Applied Biology. Vol: 44 Issue: 3 pg: 87-92

Sopian, N.F.A., Ajat, M., Shafie, N.I., Noor, M.H.M, Ebrahimi, M., Rajion, M.A., Meng, G.Y. and Ahmad, H. (2015). Does short-term dietary omega-3 fatty acid supplementation influence brain hippocampus gene expression of zinc transporter-3?. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. Vol: 16 Issue 7 pg: 15800-15810

N. Testerink, M. Ajat, M. Houweling, J. Bouwers, V.V. Pully, H.J. van Manen, C. Otto, J.B. Helms and A.B. Vaandrager (2012). Replacement of Retinyl Esters by Polyunsatureted Triacylglycerol Species in Lipid Droplets of Hepatic Stellate Cells during Activation. PloS ONE. Vol: 7 Issue 4 e34945

Md. Ajat, M.M., Yusoff, K. and Hussein, M.Z. Synthesis of glutamate-zinc-aluminium-layered double hydroxide nanobiocomposites and cell viability study (2008). Current Nanoscience. Vol: 4 Issue 4 pg: 391 - 396


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