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Zhi Xiang Ng

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Science


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    Malaysia Campus
    Jalan Broga
    43500 Semenyih
    Selangor Darul Ehsan
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Dr Ng Zhi Xiang is currently an Assistant Professor in nutrition at the School of Biosciences, Faculty of Science, University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus. He obtained his PhD in Molecular Biochemistry from the University of Malaya in 2012. The significance of his works had been recognized in a number of scholarly publications, conferences and symposia. Currently he serves as academic editor for 3 international scientific journals and has involved in the peer review in more than 20 international journals.

Expertise Summary

Free radical & antioxidant, Metabolic diseases (e.g. diabetes mellitus & complications), Biomarkers & risk factors, Plant food & nutrition

Teaching Summary

His teaching interests include biochemistry, nutrition, and biotechnology related modules.

Current module convenor for:

1) Molecular nutrition (BIOS3057)

2) Practical techniques in human nutrition (D224NB)

Research Summary

His research interests include but not limited to the field of medicinal plant food processing and nutritional enhancement benefited from post harvest technology.

Selected Publications

  • NG, Z.X. and TAN, W.C., 2017. Impact of optimised cooking on the antioxidant activity in edible mushrooms J Food Sci Technol. 1-12
  • KUPPUSAMY, U.R, NG, Z.X, WONG, F.N, TAN, J.A.M.A. and CHUA, K.H., 2017. Soluble receptor for advanced glycation end products (sRAGE) in type 2 diabetes mellitus microvascular complications In: 15TH ANNUAL MEETING OF THE SOCIETY FOR FREE RADICAL RESEARCH-INDIA (SFRR-INDIA) AND “BASIC AND APPLIED ASPECTS OF HEALTH MANAGEMENT USING RADIATION, ANTIOXIDANTS AND NUTRACEUTICALS, Mumbai, India.
  • NG, Z.X. and TAN, W.C., 2017. Optimized cooking of edible mushrooms: a view point from antioxidant activity In: USIM 6th NATIONAL HEALTH SEMINAR, USIM, Negeri Sembilan , Malaysia.
  • LIM, J.Y. and NG, Z.X., 2016. Comparison of Polyphenol and Antioxidant Activity between Selected Organic and Conventional Vegetables in Malaysia. In: 3rd PAN ASIA BIOMEDICAL SCIENCE CONFERENCE, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia..

Past Research

Studies on the role of RAGE gene polymorphism in the development of retinopathy in type 2 diabetic patients

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