Journal Papers

  1. Belinda Tiong, Zaratulnur Mohd Bahari, Nor Sahslin Irwan Shah Lee, Jafariah Jaafar, Zaharah Ibrahim & Shafinaz Shahir. Cyanide Degradation by Pseudomonas pseudoalcaligenes strain W2 Isolated from Mining Effluent. Sains Malaysiana  (2014) Status : in proof. IF : 0.408.
  2. Velayudhan Ranjani, Štefan Janeček, Kian Piaw Chai, Shafinaz Shahir, Raja Noor Zaliha Raja Abdul Rahman, Kok-Gan Chan & Kian Mau Goh. Protein engineering of selected residues from conserved sequence regions of a novel Anoxybacillus α-amylase. Scientific Reports, Vol.4, Article number: 5850. (July 2014) IF : 2.927 doi:10.1038/srep05850
  3. Beng Hooi Khor, Abd. Khamim Ismail, Rahmalan Ahamad, Shafinaz Shahir. Chromobacterium Violaceum for Rapid Measurement of Biochemical Oxygen Demand. Jurnal Teknologi (Sciences and Engineering) Vol 69:1 (2014) 9-15 (SCOPUS)
  4. Fazilah Abd Manan, Zaharah Ibrahim, Shafinaz Shahir. Plants in Antarctica: Current and Future Phytoremediation Potential. Jurnal Teknologi (Sciences and Engineering) Vol 69:1 (2014) 59-65 (SCOPUS).
  5.  Somayeh Asadi, Shafinaz Shahir, Zaharah Ibrahim, Adibah Yahya, Madihah Md Salleh, Norahim Ibrahim, Haryati Jamaluddin, Mohd Firdaus Abdul Wahab, Fazilah Abd Manan, Huszalina Hussin, Chong Chun Shiong, Wan Rosmiza Zana Wan Dagang. Isolation and Characterization of Metal and Antibiotic Resistant Psychrotrophic Bacteria from Refrigerated Spoiled Food. Jurnal Teknologi (Sciences and Engineering) Vol 69:1 (2014) 131-135 (SCOPUS)
  6. Hui Han Bay, Chi Kim Lim, Thuan Chien Kee, Ismail Ware, Giek Far Chan, Shafinaz Shahir, Zaharah Ibrahim. Recalcitrant auto-oxidation coloured by-products using an acclimatised mixed bacterial culture. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2014 Mar 29;21(5):3891-906. Epub 2013 Nov 29. (IF: 2.618)
  7. Zaratulnur Mohd Bahari, Wahid Ali Hamood Altowayti, Zaharah Ibrahim, Jafariah Jaafar, Shafinaz Shahir. Biosorption of As (III) by non-living biomass of an arsenic hypertolerant Bacillus cereus strain SZ2 isolated from a gold mining environment: Equilibrium and kinetic study. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology
    (IF: 1.893) (Published online 15 Sept 2013). DOI 10.1007/s12010-013-0490-x.
  8. Salwa Hussin, Abd Khamim Ismail, Shafinaz Shahir. A BOD Sensor Using Immobilized Consortium in Aliginate-based Matrix for Rapid Detection of River Water Pollution. Jurnal Teknologi (Sciences and Engineering) 59 Special Edition 1 (2012) 37-41 (SCOPUS)
  9. Teoh Wei Kheng, Zaharah Ibrahim, Shafinaz Shahir. Bacillus licheniformis Coated Bioparticles for Hydrogen Peroxide Degradation. Jurnal Teknologi (Sciences and Engineering) 59 Special Edition 1 (2012) 5-9 (SCOPUS)
  10. Han Gan Ming, Shafinaz Shahir and Adibah Yahya. Cloning and Funtional Analysis of the Genes Coding for the 4-aminobenzenesulfonate 3,4-dioxygenase from Hydrogenophaga sp. PBC. Microbiology (IF : 2.957). Published online ahead of print May 18, 2012, doi: 10.1099/mic.0.059550-0.
  11. Nor Aziah Buang, Fatirah Fadil, Zaiton Abdul Majid and Shafinaz Shahir, Characteristic of Mild Acid Functionalized Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes towards high dispersion with low low structural defects. Digest Journal of Nanomaterials and Biostrustures Vol. 7, No. 1, January – March 2012, p. 33 – 39 (ISI IF : 2.078)
  12. Shafinaz Shahir, Chun Siang Ling and Rahmalan Ahamad, Application of an Acclimated Microbial Consortium for Rapid Detection of Biochemical Oxygen Demand. Asian Journal of Biotechnology 3(5):519-529 (2011) (Thomas Reuters)
  13. Shafinaz Shahir, Tai Boon Kai, Zaiton Abdul Majid and Nor Aziah Buang. Covalent Immobilization of Tyrosinase onto Commercial Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes and Its Potential for Phenol Biosensing. Vol 7, No. 1 (2011) 82-88. Journal of Fundamental Science 2011 (ISSN: 1823-626X). (Google Scholar)
  14. Han Ming Gan, Zaharah Ibrahim, Shafinaz Shahir and Adibah Yahya, Identification of genes involved in the 4-aminobenzenesulfonate degradation pathway of Hydrogenophaga sp.PBC via transposon mutagenesis. FEMS Microbiol Lett 318 : 108-114 (2011). (IF: 2.04)
  15. Han Ming Gan, Shafinaz Shahir, Zaharah Ibrahim, Adibah Yahya, Biodegradation of 4-aminobenzenesulfonate by Ralstonia sp. PBA and Hydrogenophaga sp. PBC isolated from textile wastewater treatment plant. Chemosphere 82(4):507-13 (2011). (IF: 3.155)
  16. Zaiton Abdul Majid, Nur Anis Mohammad Sabri, Nor Aziah Buang, Shafinaz Shahir. Role of oxidant in surface modification of carbon nanotubes for tyrosinase immobilization. Journal of Fundamental Sciences Vol. 6, No. 1 (2010) 51-56. (Google Scholar)
  17. Tai Boon Kai, Zaiton Abdul Majid, and Shafinaz Shahir. Covalent Immobilization of Tyrosinase onto Commercial Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes and Its Effect on Enzymatic Activity. 2010 International Conference on Enabling Science and Nanotechnology 1-3 December, 2010, KLCC, MALAYSIA, ESciNano 2010-Proceedings, art. no. 5701046. IEEE (indexed under SCOPUS)
  18. Quek Hsiao Pei, Shafinaz Shahir, Liu Tao, Wan Azlina Ahmad Determination of Chromium(VI) Reduction by Acinetobacter haemolyticus using X-ray Absorption Fine Structure Spectroscopy. 4 (2008): 415-422Journal of Fundamental Science  ISSN 1823 626X-(Google Scholar).
  19. Quek Hsiao Pei, Shafinaz Shahir, A.S. Santhana Raj, Zainul Akmar Zakaria, Wan Azlina Ahmad. Chromium(VI) Resistance and Removal by Acinetobacter haemolyticus. 25 (2009): 1085-1093 World J Microbiol Biotechnol. DOI 10.1007/s11274-009-9989-2. (IF : 1.214)