Fui Fui Lem

Fui Fui Lem
Ministry of Health Malaysia | KKM · National Institute of Health

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February 2018 - present
Ministry of Health Malaysia
Position
  • Research Officer
Description
  • -Protocol Reviewer (HRRC) -Provide consultation for research (RCC) -Performing research -Study monitor/coordinator -Course coordinator
February 2012 - May 2016
Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS)
Position
  • Research Assistant
Education
January 2013 - November 2017
Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS)
Field of study
  • Biotechnology
January 2010 - November 2012
Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS)
Field of study
  • Molecular Biology
August 2005 - November 2009
Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS)
Field of study
  • Conservation Biology

Publications

Publications (15)
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Ruellia tuberosa L. has been previously shown to possess antioxidant and antiproliferative activities on cancer cells but its underlying mechanisms are largely unknown. This study aimed to elucidate the mode of action underlying this inhibitory effect on MCF-7 using ethyl acetate extract obtained after liquid-liquid partition of methanol crude extr...
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Malaysia is one of the most affected countries by hand, foot, and mouth disease (HFMD) outbreak. Sabah, as a state of Malaysia, has an incidence of 2,200 HFMD cases in 2018. Kota Kinabalu hits the highest records of HFMD cases compared to other districts. Given the marked increase in HFMD cases, HFMD become a public health concern which is associat...
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Hypertension is a risk factor for cardiovascular diseases, which are on the rise throughout the world at an alarming rate. As a result, a variety of techniques to help in the prevention and control of hypertension have been tried, one of which is the use of natural medicines derived from medicinal plants. The relevance of plant-based medicine is no...
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Network pharmacology analysis can act as a strategy to identify the pharmacological effect of plant-based bioactive compounds against coronavirus diseases. This study aimed to investigate the potential pharmacological mechanism of a local ethnomedicine (Costus speciosus, Hibiscus rosa-sinensis and Phyllanthus niruri) of Northern Borneo against coro...
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The Southeast Asian rainforests, notably in East Malaysia, are home to a diverse range of medicinal plant species with limitless therapeutic potential. Physalis minima (family Solanaceae) is a native East Malaysia plant which is closely linked to P. angulata, are recognized for their various pharmacology properties are abundance in Withanolides, a...
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BACKGROUND Background: The emergence of the Internet of Things (IoT) has subsequently catalysed the advent of wearable technology. Given the inevitability of ageing worldwide, wearable technology should evolve in terms of feasibility within the ageing population. However, there is limited systematic review on wearable technology in aging population...
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Traditional Chinese Medicines (TCM) are known for their curative effects on hypertension through a holistic approach. The molecular mechanisms of the formulation comprising Polygonum multiflorum, Rehmannia glutinosa, Senna obtusifolia and Crataegus, used by Chinese practitioners in ameliorating hypertension, however remain a mystery. This initial s...
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Background: The emergence of COVID-19 as a pandemic has resulted in the need for urgent development of vaccines and drugs and the conduction of clinical trials to fight the outbreak. Because of the time constraints associated with the development of vaccines and effective drugs, drug repurposing and other alternative treatment methods have been use...
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Background: Traditional Chinese Medicines (TCM) are known for their curative effects on hypertension through a holistic approach. The molecular mechanisms of the formulation comprising Polygonum multiflorum, Rehmannia glutinosa, Senna obtusifolia and Crataegus, used by Chinese practitioners in ameliorating hypertension, however remain a mystery. Th...
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Background The emergence of COVID-19 as a pandemic has resulted in the need for urgent development of vaccines and drugs and the conduction of clinical trials to fight the outbreak. Because of the time constraints associated with the development of vaccines and effective drugs, drug repurposing and other alternative treatment methods have been used...
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Introduction: Rice is classified as waxy, very low, low, intermediate and high based on its amylose content (AC). Most people prefer to consume intermediate AC rice because of its texture which tends to appear in between low (moist and sticky) and high (dry and less tender). Although rice with high AC appears dry and less tender, it usually possess...
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Context: Clinacanthus nutans Lindau (Acanthaceae) is a medicinal plant that has been reported to have anti-inflammatory, antiviral, antimicrobial and antivenom activities. In Malaysia, it has been widely claimed to be effective in various cancer treatments but scientific evidence is lacking. Objective: This study investigates the chemical constitue...
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The study was carried out to evaluate the total phenolic constituents, antioxidant and anti-proliferative activities of Sabah Ruellia tuberosa. The total phenolic and flavonoid contents of the plant extracts were determined by using Folin-Ciocalteau and aluminium chloride colorimetric assays, respectively. The antioxidant activity of the plant extr...

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