Hi, I am Mohd. Nasir Mohd. Desa, My LiveDNA is 60.225
Dr. Mohd. Nasir Mohd. Desa
Highest Degree: Ph.D. in Bacteriology from University of Malaya, Malaysia
Institute: Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
Area of Interest: Molecular Sciences
  •   Bacteriology
  •   Molecular Microbiology
  •   Epidemiology
  •   Microbial Genetics
URL: http://livedna.org/60.225
My SELECTED Publications
1:   Desa, M.N. and N. Parasakthi, 2004. Comparison of susceptibility test methods to detect penicillin susceptibility in Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates. Malaysian J. Pathol., 26: 29-33.
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2:   Desa, M.N., K.L. Thong and N. Parasakthi, 2005. A correlation between the genes responsible for penicillin- and erythromycin-resistance in Streptococcus pneumoniae and the MICs: A potential approach for molecular detection of susceptibility. Malaysian J. Biochem. Mol. Biol., 12: 55-57.
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3:   Desa, M.N., K.L. Thong, M.Y. Rohani and N. Parasakthi, 2003. Penicillin susceptibility and molecular characteristics of clinical isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae at the University of Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Int. J. Infect. Dis., 7: 190-197.
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4:   Desa, M.N., N. Parasakhti, J. Vadivelu and S.D. Sekaran, 2008. Expression analysis of adherence-associated genes in pneumococcal clinical isolates during adherence to human respiratory epithelial cells (in vitro) by real-time PCR. FEMS Microbiol. Lett., 288: 125-130.
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5:   Desa, M.N., S.D. Sekaran, J. Vadivelu and N. Parasakthi, 2007. Distribution of CBP genes in Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates in relation to vaccine types, penicillin susceptibility and clinical site. Epidemiol. Infect., 136: 940-942.
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6:   Desa, M.N.M., N. Parasakhti, J. Vadivelu and S.D. Sekaran, 2008. Differential adherence capacities of clinical isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae at different growth states to human respiratory epithelial cells (in vitro). Asian J. Cell Biol., 3: 61-66.
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7:   Sulaiman, M.R., Z.A. Zakaria, A. Abdul-Rahman, A.S. Mohamad and M.N. Desa et al., 2010. Antinociceptive and antiedematogenic activities of andrographolide isolated from Andrographis paniculata in animal models. Biol. Res. Nursing, 11: 293-301.
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8:   Thong, K.L., M.M.D. Nasir, Y.L. Goh, Y.F. Ngeow and N. Parasakthi, 2001. Rapid pulsed-field gel electrophoresis method for Streptococcus spp. Asia Pacific J. Mol. Biol. Biotechnol., 9: 143-145.
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