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
  12. Wenfa Ng, “High cell density cultivation of Escherichia coli DH5α in shake flasks with a new formulated medium”, PeerJ Preprints, Link to preprint
  13. Wenfa Ng, “Surface charge characteristics of Bacillus subtilis NRS-762 cells”, PeerJ Preprints, Link to preprint
  14. Wenfa Ng, “Zeta potential of Escherichia coli DH5α grown in different growth media”, PeerJ Preprints, Link to preprint
  15. Wenfa Ng, “Microbes in deionized and tap water: Implications for maintenance of laboratory water production system”, PeerJ Preprints, Link to preprint
  16. Wenfa Ng, “Polyethylene glycol exerted toxicity to growth of Bacillus subtilis NRS-762”, PeerJ Preprints, Link to preprint
  17. Wenfa Ng, “Drastic decline in optical density during stationary phase meant that Bacillus subtilis NRS-762 is not suitable as model organism in microbial survivability studies”, PeerJ Preprints, Link to preprint
  18. Wenfa Ng, “Theoretical ribosomal protein mass fingerprint database” PeerJ Preprint, Link to preprint
  19. Wenfa Ng, “Retarded swarming motility in Bacillus subtilis NRS-762 and Pseudomonas aeruginosa PRD-10”, PeerJ Preprints, Link to preprint
  20. Wenfa Ng, “Common mistakes in Western blot”, figshare, 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

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
  7. Wenfa Ng, “Avoiding CRISPR: Plasmid design for genetic engineering”, PeerJ Preprints, Link to preprint
  8. Wenfa Ng, “High mass resolution MALDI-TOF MS for profiling biomolecules in mixtures”, PeerJ Preprints, Link to preprint
  9. Wenfa Ng, “Type II diabetes may affect stem cell niche resulting in down regulation of glucose transporters and insulin receptors in cells”, PeerJ Preprints, Link to preprint

Dataset

  1. Wenfa Ng, “Effect of temperature on growth of Pseudomonas protegens Pf-5 and Pseudomonas aeruginosa PRD-10 in LB Lennox medium”, PeerJ Preprints, Link to preprint
  2. Wenfa Ng, “Effect of glucose and ammonium chloride supplementation and phosphate buffer on Escherichia coli DH5α growth in LB Lennox medium”, PeerJ Preprints, Link to preprint
  3. Wenfa Ng, “Growth of Pseudomonas protegens Pf-5 in M9 minimal salts medium”, PeerJ Preprints, Link to preprint

 

 

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