Publications

Master’s thesis

Wenfa Ng, “Methodology development for environmental microbiology: Medium formulation and surface charge analysis”, Link to thesis

Publications

Scientific research

  1. Wenfa Ng and Yen-Peng Ting, “Bacterial surface charge in “layers”: revealed by wash buffers of different ionic strength”, PeerJ Preprints, Link to preprint
  2. Wenfa Ng and Yen-Peng Ting, “Zeta potential of bacterial cells: Effect of wash buffers”, PeerJ Preprints, Link to preprint
  3. Wenfa Ng and Yen-Peng Ting, “Formulation of a semi-defined medium for high cell density cultivation of Escherichia coli in shake flasks”, PeerJ Preprints, Link to preprint
  4. Wenfa Ng, “Mouse xenograft models for elucidating resistance mechanisms to cancer therapeutics”, PeerJ Preprints, Link to preprint
  5. Wenfa Ng, “Possible odour-mediated attraction of flies to Bacillus subtilis NRS-762 stationary phase culture”, PeerJ Preprints, Link to preprint
  6. Wenfa Ng, “Graphical illustration for explaining mass spectrum fingerprinting in microbial identification”, PeerJ Preprints, Link to preprint
  7. Wenfa Ng, “Theoretical ribosomal protein mass distribution of Pseudomonas aeruginosa PAO1”, PeerJ Preprints, Link to preprint
  8. Wenfa Ng, “Conserved mass peaks in MALDI-TOF mass spectra of bacterial species”, PeerJ Preprints, Link to preprint
  9. Wenfa Ng, “Existence of theoretical ribosomal protein mass fingerprints in bacteria, archaea and eukaryotes”, PeerJ Preprints, Link to preprint
  10. Wenfa Ng, “Ammonium interference reduced copper uptake by formaldehyde-crosslinked Sargassum seaweed”, PeerJ Preprints, Link to preprint
  11. Wenfa Ng, “Colourless agar for enhancing colour contrast between microbial colonies and agar”, PeerJ Preprints, Link to preprint

Education research

  1. Wenfa Ng, “Bacterial calligraphy: A memento for undergraduate research students”, Journal of Microbiology and Biology Education, Vol. 13, No. 2, pp. 172-174, Link to article
  2. Wenfa Ng, “Teaching microbial identification with matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry (MALDI-TOF MS) and bioinformatics tools”, Journal of Microbiology and Biology Education, Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 103-106, Link to article
  3. Wenfa Ng, “Preprints as medium for teaching science writing”, figshare, Link to article

Synopsis

  1. Wenfa Ng, “Identifying microbes from environment water samples in a discovery-based learning module”, PeerJ Preprints, Link to preprint
  2. Wenfa Ng, “Patterning bacteria on agar for understanding distance mediated cell-cell signaling and metabolic exchanges”, PeerJ Preprints, Link to preprint
  3. Wenfa Ng, “Inability to completely remove trace contaminants from drinking water by adsorption”, PeerJ Preprints, Link to preprint

Perspectives

  1. Wenfa Ng, “Cost hurdles to open access publishing: A citizen scientist’s perspective”, PeerJ Preprints, Link to preprint
  2. Wenfa Ng, “Defining and redefining its role in biology: Synthetic biology as an emerging field at the interface of engineering and biology”, PeerJ Preprints, Link to preprint
  3. Wenfa Ng, “Preprints as medium for communicating new ideas, hypotheses, data, analysis and beyond”, PeerJ Preprints, Link to preprint
  4. Wenfa Ng, “Relevance of single cell and single molecule studies at different biological and physical length scales”, PeerJ Preprints, Link to preprint

Ideas

  1. Wenfa Ng, “Splice variants’ role in mediating different disease states in tissue requiring ion transduction through calcium channel for function”, PeerJ Preprints, Link to preprint
  2. Wenfa Ng, “Possible variation in microbiota community structure and composition in same species bred in zoos and a wildlife refuge, and its implications on reproductive success”, PeerJ Preprints, Link to preprint
  3. Wenfa Ng, “Poleward and vertical migration of animals under climate change highlights possible environmental effects on social behavior”, PeerJ Preprints, Link to preprint
  4. Wenfa Ng, “Transparent PET optical window for microfluidic cell culture device”, PeerJ Preprints, Link to preprint
  5. Wenfa Ng, “Average deviation for measuring variation in data in small samples (n < 5)”, PeerJ Preprints, Link to preprint
  6. Wenfa Ng, “Single cell transcriptomics view of cell lineage, cell fate and cellular differentiation”, PeerJ Preprints, Link to preprint

 

 

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