Annette Jaya Ram

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Senior Lecturer

B.Sc. (Hons) (Animal Biology), Universiti Sains Malaysia

M.Sc. (Aquatic Biology), Universiti Sains Malaysia

Ph.D. (Aquatic Biology), Universiti Sains Malaysia

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Mariculture

Research Profile
Mariculture (Crustaceans).
 
Current Research
  1. Nutrient requirement evaluation - Improvement of survival and growth in different stages of the mud crab (Scylla sp.).
  2. Investigation of fatty acid profile in live feed utilized in mud crab zoea cultures.
Selected Publications Scopus Author ID: 23990883500, ORCID ID: orcid.org/0000-0001-9906-5661
  • Annette Jaya-Ram, Meng-Kiat Kuah, Phaik-Siew Lim, Sagiv Kolkovski & Alexander ChongShu-Chien (2008). Influence of dietary HUFA levels on reproductive performance, tissue fatty acid profile and desaturase and elongase mRNAs expression in female zebrafish Danio rerio. Aquaculture, 277: 275-281.
  • Sairatul Dahlianis Ishak, Tan Sze-Huey, Khong Hou-Keat, Annette Jaya-Ram, Enyu Yee-Ling, Kuah Meng-Kiat, Alexander Chong Shu-Chien (2008). Upregulated mRNA expression of desaturase and elongase, two enzymes involved in highly unsaturated fatty acids biosynthesis pathways during follicle maturation in zebrafish. Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology, (6): 56.
  • Hou-Keat Khong, Meng-Kiat Kuah, Annette Jaya-Ram, Alexander Chong Shu-Chien (2009). Prolactin receptor mRNA is upregulated in discus fish (Symphysodon aequifasciata) skin during parental phase. Comparative Biochemistry & Physiology, Part B, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology,  153 (1): 18-28.
  • Annette Jaya-Ram, Sairatul Dahlianis Ishak, Yee-Ling Enyu, Meng-Kiat Kuah, Kah-Loon Wong, Alexander Chong Shu-Chien (2011). Molecular cloning and ontogenic mRNA expression of fatty acid desaturase in the carnivorous striped snakehead fish (Channa striata). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part A, Molecular & Integrative Physiology, 158 (4): 415-422. 
  • Jennifer M. Cobcroft, Alexander Chong Shu-Chien, Meng-Kiat Kuah, Annette Jaya-Ram, Stephen C. Battaglene (2012). The effects of tank colour, live food enrichment and greenwater on the early onset of jaw malformation in striped trumpeter larvae. Aquaculture, 356-357: 61-72. 
  • Go Furusawa, Nyok-Sean Lau, Alexander Chong Shu-Chien, Annette Jaya-Ram, Al-Ashraf Abdullah Amirul (2015). Identification of polyunsaturated fatty acid and diterpenoid biosynthesis pathways from draft genome of Aureispira sp. CCB-QB1. Marine Genomics, 19: 39-44. 
  • Meng-Kiat Kuah, Annette Jaya-Ram, Alexander Chong Shu-Chien. (2015). The capacity for long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid synthesis in a carnivorous vertebrate: Functional characterisation and nutritional regulation of a Fads2 fatty acyl desaturase with ∆4 activity and an Elovl5 elongase in striped snakehead (Channa striata). Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Molecular and Cell Biology of Lipids, 1851: 248-260.