Molecular docking and molecular dynamics simulations of a mutant Acinetobacter haemolyticus alkaline-stable lipase against tributyrin NFSK Anuar, RA Wahab, F Huyop, SI Amran, AAA Hamid, KBA Halim, … (2020) Journal of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics, 1-13 (Tier Level: Q2)

2-Benzyloxynaphthalene Aminoalkylated Chalcone Designed as Acetylcholinesterase Inhibitor: Structural Characterisation, in vitro Biological Activity and Molecular Docking Studies. Ghadah Al Johani, Adeeb Al-Sheikh Ali, Musa A.Said, David L.Hughes, Shaya Y.Alraqaa, Syazwani Amran, Farediah Ahmad, Norazah Basar (2020) Journal of Molecular Structure (Tier Level: Q2)

Current Status And Potential Applications Of Underexplored Prokaryotes
Goh Kian Mau, Saleha Shahar, Kok-Gan Chan, Chong Chun Shiong, Syazwani Itri Amran, Mohd Helmi Sani, Iffah Izzati Zakaria, Ummirul Mukminin Kahar (2019). Microorganisms (Tier Level : Q2, IF : 4.167)

Molecular Docking and Recent Advances in the Design and Development of Cholinesterase Inhibitor Scaffolds: Coumarin Hybrids (2019).
Aso Hameed, Syazwani Itri Amran, Joazaizul Jamalis. Chemistry Select (Tier Level: Q2, IF: 1.716)

Feasibility study of kenaf as fluid loss additive in water-based mud HA Hussein, AR Ismail, SI Amran, AM Arshad (2018) IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering 458 (1), 012027

Screening Of Epigallocatechin-3-Gallate (EGCG) Content In Camellia Sinensis Products.
Nurul Ain Syukriyah Ahmad Muhamud and Syazwani Itri Amran (2018). JNPPR

Screening Of Thymoquinone (Tq) Content In Nigella Sativa-Based Herbal Medical Products
Nurulain Syamimi Mohamad,
Nurul Ain Syukriyah Ahmad Muhamud and Syazwani Itri Amran (2018). Nat Prod Chem Res

Detection Of The Optimum Conditions For The Amplification Of Some Regions In The Multidrug Resistance Gene In Acute Myeloid Leukemia Patients In Iraq
Oras N.Hamad, Amran S.I, Bilal K. S, Batool A.S, Ahmed Q.A.H (2018). IOSR Journal of Pharmacy and Biological Sciences (e-ISSN:2278-3008)

Drug Discovery – Yesterday & Tomorrow: The common approaches in drug design and cancer
Hamad, O.N., Amran, S.I., Sabbah, A.M. (2018). Cell & Cellular Life Science Journal (Medwin Publishers, ISSN: 2578-4811)

Deep Learning Methods and Optimization Algorithms in Bioinformatics Field : A Review (2016).

Nor Erne Nazira Bazin, Syazwani Itri Amran, Amirah Baharin. International Journal of Innovative Computing.

Potent inhibitors of PI3 kinase that have anti-proliferative activity only when delivered as prodrug forms (2013).

N. J. O’Brien, S. I. Amran, J. Medan, B. Cleary, L. W. Deady, I. G. Jennings, P. E. Thompson, B. M. Abbott. ChemMedChem (Tier level : Q1, IF : 3.06)

Definition of the binding mode of a new class of phosphoinositide 3-kinase alpha-selective inhibitors using in vitro mutagenesis of non-conserved amino acids and kinetic analysis (2012).

Z. Zheng, S. I. Amran, J. Zhu, O. Schmidt-Kittler, K. W. Kinzler, B. Vogelstein, P. R. Shepherd, P. E. Thompson, I. G. Jennings. Biochem J. (Tier level : Q1, IF : 3.74)

Isoform selective inhibition of Phosphoinositide 3-kinase : Identification of a new region of non-conserved amino acids critical for p110alpha inhibition (2011).

Z. Zheng, S. I. Amran, P. E. Thompson, I. G. Jennings. Molecular Pharmacology (Tier Level : Q1, IF : 4.883)

Books & Book Chapters

Advances in Biosciences (Plant-Related Science)Book Editor

Syazwani Itri Amran, Nur Atikah Mustfa Kamal, Nurul Ain Syukriyah Muhamud, Syahidatul Fazlina Samsul Rizal (2017), Pharmacological Effects of Green Tea Extract in Long-Term Consumption: A Review. Advances in Biosciences (Plant-Related Science). Penerbit UTM Press

Syazwani Itri Amran, Ian G. Jennings, Philip E. Thompson (2020), Comparison of Baculovirus Expression Systems for Expression of PI3K mutant enzymes. Penerbit UTM Press


Elucidation of GDC-0941 binding to PI3Kα isoform via in vitro mutagenesis of non-conserved amino acids of PI3Kα (2016). Syazwani I. Amran,  Ian G. Jennings and Philip E. Thompson. Conference Proceedings (ICBME 2016)


Biochemical & Cellular Studies of PI3Kinase Inhibition (2015) – PhD Dissertation

Mutagenesis of specific non-conserved residues on PI3 Kinase for the discovery of isoform-selective PI3 Kinase inhibitors (2008) – Honours Degree Dissertation

‘Melatah’ : From psychological, biological and cultural perspectives (2004) – Foundation Studies Research Project
Books & Book Chapters