Dr Tan Loh Teng Hern

Research Fellow

Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine & Health Sciences

Email: loh.teng.hern@monash.edu

ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1421-3130

Profile Summary

Dr Tan Loh Teng Hern is a Research Fellow in Clinical School Johor Bahru (CSJB), Monash University Malaysia. He holds an Honours degree of Bachelor of Science from Monash University Malaysia in 2014. He obtained his PhD in 2019 in Biomedical Science from Monash University Malaysia. His PhD research was to explore the chemopreventive potentials of microorganisms, specifically Streptomyces sp., isolated from mangrove soil in Malaysia. As a Research Fellow in CJSB, he provides support to teaching and research activities for undergraduate students.

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Monash University Malaysia – 2019
  • Honours degree in Medical Bioscience, Monash University Malaysia – 2014
  • Bachelor of Medical Bioscience, Monash University Malaysia – 2013

Research Experience

Research Fellow, Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health, Clinical School Johor Bahru, Monash University Malaysia (Mar 2020 – Current)

Joint Postdoctoral Researcher, Guangdong University of Technology & Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Science, Monash University Malaysia (July 2019 – Dec 2020)

Research Assistant, Monash University Malaysia (Mar 2019 – Jun 2019)

PhD Candidate, Monash University Malaysia (Jun 2015 – Feb 2019)

Research Assistant, Monash University Malaysia (Nov 2014 – Apr 2015)

  • Maintain neuronal cell line, colon cancer cell lines.
  • Optimized in vitro experimental models for neuroprotective studies
  • Performed cell viability/ cytotoxicity assays
  • Executed neuroprotective activities screening on synthetic compounds,  plant extracts and bacteria extracts
  • Performed fluorescence staining, intracellular ROS assay, zebrafish brain  lysate preparations/blood collection

Honours Student, Monash University Malaysia (Mar 2014 – Oct 2014)

  • Isolated and identified Vibrio parahaemolyticus from seafood sample  using molecular technique (PCR), characterized and assessed the antibiotic resistance profile of the Vibrio parahaemolyticus isolates, performed plasmid curing experiment

Work Experience

  • Intern, Medical Laboratory Internship, Pantai Hospital Pathology Laboratory, Penang (Nov 2012 - Feb 2013)
  • Operations Assistant, Unisys (M) Sdn. Bhd., Penang (Dec 2010 - Feb 2011)

Editorial Board Member

Progress in Microbes and Molecular Biology (HH Publisher, Gold Open-Access Academic Publisher)

Research / Education interests

Bioprospecting of microbial natural products, Drug discovery, Cancer biology, Role of microbiome in human health and diseases

Publications

Patent

"A Pharmaceutical Composition for Treating a Sexual Dysfunction in Males and a Method for Producing Thereof". Patent Filling No. PI 2017702515. Filing Date: 10th July 2017.

Book

Loh Teng-Hern Tan, Learn-Han Lee, Bey-Hing Goh. 2016. Bioprospecting of anti-Vibrio activity of Streptomyces species. Lambert Academic Publishing. ISBN: 978-3-659-85939-7

Book Chapters

Loh Teng-Hern Tan, Kooi Yeong Khaw, Yong Sze Ong, Tahir Mehmood Khan, Learn-Han Lee, Wai-Leng Lee, Bey-Hing Goh*. An Overview of Clinacanthus nutans (Burm. f.) Lindau as a Medicinal Plant with Diverse Pharmacological Values. Springer, Singapore. Doi: 10.1007/978-981-15-1761-7_19. ISBN: 978-981-15-1761-7

Journals

Tan, L. T.-H., Lee, L.-H. and Goh, B.-H. (2020). Critical review of fermentation and extraction of anti-Vibrio compounds from Streptomyces. Prog. Microbes Mol. Biol. 3(1). (Google scholar/Crossref Cited)

Tan, L. T.-H., Letchumanan, V., Ser, H.-L., Law, J. W.-F., Ab Mutalib, N.-S. and Lee, L.-H.
(2020). PMMB COVID-19 Bulletin: United Kingdom (22nd April 2020). Prog. Microbes Mol.Biol. 3(1). (Google scholar/Crossref Cited)

Tan, L. T.-H., Raghunath, P., Ming, L. C. and Law, J. W.-F. (2020). Mycobacterium ulceransand Mycobacterium marinum: Pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment. Prog. Microbes Mol. Biol. 3(1). (Google scholar/Crossref Cited)

Tan, L. T.-H., Ser, H.-L., Ong, Y. S., Khaw, K. Y., Pusparajah, P., Chan, K.-G., Lee, L.-H., Goh, B.-H. and Gan, S. H. (2020). Reckoning the unresolved scientific question on memory transfer. Prog. Drug Discov. Biomed. Sci. 3(1). (Google scholar/Crossref Cited)

Law, J. W.-F., Law, L. N.-S., Letchumanan, V., Tan, L. T.-H., Wong, S. H., Chan, K.-G., Ab
Mutalib, N.-S. and Lee, L.-H. (2020). Anticancer Drug Discovery from Microbial Sources: The
Unique Mangrove Streptomycetes. Molecules 25(22) 5365. (ISI-Cited, Impact Factor: 3.267, Tier 2)

Ab Mutalib, N.-S., Wong, S. H., Ser, H.-L., Duangjai, A., Law, J. W.-F., Ratnakomala, S., Tan, L. T.-H. and Letchumanan, V. (2020). Bioprospecting of microbes for valuable compounds to mankind. Prog. Microbes Mol. Biol. 3(1). (Google scholar/Crossref Cited)

Chew, S.-S., Tan, L. T.-H., Law, J. W.-F., Pusparajah, P., Goh, B.-H., Ab Mutalib, N. S. and
Lee, L.-H. (2020). Targeting gut microbial biofilms—A key to hinder colon carcinogenesis?
Cancers 12(8), 2272. (ISI-Cited, Impact Factor: 6.162, Tier 1)

Ishak, M., Baharudin, R., Tan, L. T.-H., Lee, L.-H. and Ab Mutalib, N.-S. (2020). Landscape of HOXA genes methylation in colorectal cancer. Prog. Microbes Mol. Biol. 3(1). (Google
scholar/Crossref Cited)

Kemung, H. M., Tan, L. T.-H., Chan, K.-G., Ser, H.-L., Law, J. W.-F. and Goh, B. H. (2020).
Streptomyces sp. strain MUSC 5 from mangrove forest in Malaysia: Identification, antioxidant potential and chemical profiling of its methanolic extract. Prog. Microbes Mol. Biol. 3(1). (Google scholar/Crossref Cited)

Kemung, H. M., Tan, L. T.-H., Chan, K.-G., Ser, H.-L., Law, J. W.-F., Lee, L.-H. and Goh, B.-
H. (2020). Antioxidant activities of Streptomyces sp. strain MUSC 14 from mangrove forest soil in Malaysia. BioMed Res. Int. 2020. (ISI Cited, Impact Factor: 2.583, Tier 2)

Kemung, H. M., Tan, L. T.-H., Khaw, K. Y., Ong, Y. S., Chan, C. K., Low, D. Y. S., Tang, S. Y. and Goh, B.-H. (2020). An optimized anti-adherence and anti-biofilm assay: Case study of zinc oxide nanoparticles versus MRSA biofilm. Prog. Microbes Mol. Biol. 3(1). (Google scholar/Crossref Cited)

Law, J. W.-F., Letchumanan, V., Tan, L. T.-H., Ser, H.-L., Goh, B.-H. and Lee, L.-H. (2020).
The rising of “Modern Actinobacteria” era. Prog. Microbes Mol. Biol. 3(1). (Google scholar/Crossref Cited)

Lee, J. K.-F., Tan, L. T.-H., Ramadas, A., Ab Mutalib, N.-S. and Lee, L.-H. (2020). Exploring the role of gut bacteria in health and disease in preterm neonates. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 17(19) 6963. (ISI-Cited, Impact Factor: 2.468, Tier 2)

Lye, K.-L., Tan, L. T.-H. and Yap, H.-M. (2020). Insight of microRNA role in Colorectal
Cancer. Prog. Microbes Mol. Biol. 3(1). (Google scholar/Crossref Cited)

Mahendra, C. K., Tan, L. T.-H., Lee, W. L., Yap, W. H., Pusparajah, P., Low, L. E., Tang, S. Y., Chan, K. G., Lee, L. H. and Goh, B. H. (2020). Angelicin—A furocoumarin compound with vast biological potential. Front. Pharmacol. 11. (ISI Cited, Impact Factor: 4.225, Tier 1)

Mahendra, C. K., Tan, L. T.-H., Pusparajah, P., Htar, T. T., Chuah, L.-H., Lee, V. S., Low, L. E., Tang, S. Y., Chan, K.-G. and Goh, B. H. (2020). Detrimental effects of UVB on retinal pigment epithelial cells and its role in age-related macular degeneration. Oxid. Med. Cell. Longev. 2020. (ISI Cited, Impact Factor: 5.076, Tier 2)

Kemung, H.M., Tan, L. T.-H., Chan, K.-G., Ser, H.-L., Law, J. W.-F., Lee, L.-H. and Goh, B.-H. (2020). Streptomyces sp. strain MUSC 125 from mangrove soil in Malaysia with anti-MRSA, anti-biofilm and antioxidant activities. Molecules 25(15) 3545. (ISI-Cited, Impact Factor: 3.267, Tier 2)

Ong, Y. S. and Tan, L. T.-H. (2020). Cancer, natural products and nanodrug delivery systems. Prog. Microbes Mol. Biol. 3(1). (Google scholar/Crossref Cited)

Ser, H.-L., Letchumanan, V., Law, J. W.-F., Tan, L. T.-H., Ab Mutalib, N.-S. and Lee, L.-H. (2020). PMMB COVID-19 Bulletin: Spain (18th April 2020). Prog. Microbes Mol. Biol. 3(1). (Google scholar/Crossref Cited)

Ser, H.-L., Tan, L. T.-H., Law, J. W.-F., Letchumanan, V., Ab Mutalib, N.-S. and Lee, L.-H. (2020). Genomic analysis of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) strains isolated in Malaysia. Prog. Microbes Mol. Biol. 3(1). (Google scholar/Crossref Cited)

Sun, S., Tan, L. T.-H., Fang, Y.-L., Jin, Z.-J., Zhou, L., Goh, B.-H., Lee, L.-H., Zhou, J. and He, Y.-W. (2020). Overexpression of oxyR increases phenazine-1-carboxylic acid biosynthesis via small RNA phrS in the Rhizobacterium strain Pseudomonas PA1201. Mol. Plant Microbe Interact. 33(3) 488-498. (ISI-Cited, Impact Factor: 3.696, Tier 1)

Wang, S., Liu, F., Tan, K. S., Ser, H. L., Tan, L. T.-H., Lee, L. H. and Tan, W. (2020). Effect of (R)-salbutamol on the switch of phenotype and metabolic pattern in LPS-induced macrophage cells. J. Cell. Mol. Med. 24(1) 722-736. (ISI-Cited, Impact Factor: 4.658, Tier 2)

Yap, H.-M., Lye, K.-L. and Tan, L. T.-H. (2020). Comprehensive insight of neurodegenerative diseases and the role of neurotoxin agents—Glutamate. Prog. Microbes Mol. Biol. 3(1). (Google scholar/Crossref Cited)

Tan, L. T.-H., Lee, L.-H. and Goh, B.-H. (2019). The bioprospecting of anti-Vibrio Streptomyces species: Prevalence and applications. Prog. Microbes Mol. Biol. 2(1). (Google scholar/Crossref Cited)

Goh, J. X. H., Tan, L. T.-H., Goh, J. K., Chan, K. G., Pusparajah, P., Lee, L.-H. and Goh, B.-H. (2019). Nobiletin and derivatives: functional compounds from citrus fruit peel for colon cancer chemoprevention. Cancers 11(6), 867. (ISI-Cited, Impact Factor: 6.162, Tier 1)

Tay, K. C., Tan, L. T.-H., Chan, C. K., Hong, S. L., Chan, K. G., Yap, W. H., Pusparajah, P., Lee L.-H. and Goh, B.-H. (2019). Formononetin: a review of its anticancer potentials and mechanisms. Front. Pharmacol. 10. (ISI-Cited, Impact Factor: 4.225, Tier 1)

Chee, P. Y., Mang, M., Tan, L. T.-H., Lau, E. S., He, Y.-W., Lee, W.-L., Pusparajah, P., Chan, K. G., Lee, L.-H. and Goh, B. H. (2019). Epinecidin-1, an antimicrobial peptide derived from grouper (Epinephelus coioides): Pharmacological activities and applications. Front. Microbiol. 10, 2631. (ISI-Cited, Impact Factor: 4.235, Tier 1)

Kemung, H. M., Tan, L. T.-H., Chan, K.-G., Ser, H.-L., Law, J. W.-F., Lee, L.-H. and Goh, B.-H. (2019). Investigating the antioxidant potential of Streptomyces sp. MUSC 11 from mangrove soil in Malaysia. Prog. Drug Discov. Biomed. Sci. 2(1). (Google scholar/Crossref Cited)

Tan, L. T.-H., Chan, C. K., Chan, K. G., Pusparajah, P., Khan, T. M., Ser, H. L., Lee, L. H., and Goh, B. H. (2019). Streptomyces sp. MUM256: a source for apoptosis inducing and cell cycle arresting bioactive compounds against colon cancer cells. Cancers 11(11), 1742. (ISI-Cited, Impact Factor: 6.162, Tier 1).

Tan, L. T.-H., Mahendra, C. K., Yow, Y. Y., Chan, K. G., Khan, T. M., Lee, L. H., and Goh, B. H. (2019) Streptomyces sp. MUM273b: A mangrove-derived potential source for antioxidant and UVB radiation protectants. MicrobioloygOpen. 8(10), e859. (ISI-Cited, Impact Factor: 2.682, Tier 2).

Goh, J. X. H., Tan, L. T.-H., Yew, H. C., Pusparajah, P., Lingham, P., Long, C. M., Lee, L. H., and Goh, B. H. (2019) Hydration effects of moisturizing gel on normal skin: A pilot study. Prog. Drug Discov. Biomed. Sci. 2(1). (Google scholar/Crossref Cited)

Mahendra, C. K., Tan, L. T.-H., Yap, W. H., Chan, C. K., Lingham, P., Pusparajah, P., Htar, T. T., Chuah, L.-H. and Goh, B. H. (2019). Model of experimentation for photoprotective properties of natural products against ultraviolet C (UVC) damage: A case study on rosmarinic acid. Prog. Drug Discov. Biomed. Sci. 2(1). (Google scholar/Crossref Cited)

Mahendra, C. K., Tan, L. T.-H., Yap, W. H., Chan, C. K., Lee, L. H., Pusparajah, P., and Goh, B. H. (2019) An optimized cosmetic screening assay for UVB protective property of natural products. Prog. Drug Discov. Biomed. Sci. 2(1), 1-6. (Google scholar/Crossref Cited)

Tan, L. T.-H., Chan, K. G., Priyia, P., Yin, W. F., Khan, T. M., Lee, L. H. and Goh, B. H. (2019) Mangrove dervied Streptomyces sp. MUM265 as a potential source of antioxidant and anticoloncancer agents. BMC Microbiol. 19, 38. doi: 10.1186/s12866-019-1409-7 (ISI-Cited, Impact Factor: 2.829, Tier 2)

Tan, L. T.-H., Low, L. E., Tang, S. Y., Yap, W. H., Chuah, L. H., Chan, C. K., Lee, L. H. and Goh, B. H. (2019). A reliable and affortable 3D tumor spheroid model for natural product drug discovery: A case study of curcumin. Prog. Drug Discov. Biomed. Sci. 2(1), 1-5. (Google scholar/Crossref Cited)

Low, L. E., Tan, L. T.-H., Goh, B.-H., Tey, B. T., Ong, B. H., & Tang, S. Y. (2019). Magnetic cellulose nanocrystal stabilized Pickering emulsions for enhanced bioactive release and human colon cancer therapy. Int. J. Biol. Macromol. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2019.01.037, (ISI-Cited, Impact Factor: 3.909, Tier 1)

Goonewardene, S. T., Tang, C., Tan, L. T.-H.., Chan, K. G., Lee, L.-H., Goh, B. H. and Pusparajah, P. (2019). Safety and efficacy of pneumococcal vaccination in paediatric nephrotic syndrome. Frontiers in Pediatrics 7 339. (ISI-Cited, Impact Factor: 2.634, Tier 1)

Tan, L. T.-H., Chan, K.-G., Chan, C.K., Khan, T.M., Lee, L.-H., and Goh, B.-H. (2018). Antioxidative potential of a Streptomyces sp. MUM292 isolated from mangrove soil. BioMed research international 2018, 4823126. doi: 10.1155/2018/4823126 (ISI Cited, Impact Factor: 2.583, Tier 2)

Kemung, H.M., Tan, L. T.-H., Khan, T.M., Chan, K.-G., Pusparajah, P., Goh, B.-H., and Lee, L.-H. (2018). Streptomyces as a prominent resource of future anti-MRSA drugs. Front. Microbiol. 9. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.02221 (ISI Cited, Impact Factor: 4.079, Tier 1)

Ma, D.S., Tan, L. T.-H., Chan, K.-G., Yap, W.H., Pusparajah, P., Chuah, L.-H., Ming, L.C., Khan, T.M., Lee, L.-H., and Goh, B.-H. (2018). Resveratrol—potential antibacterial agent against foodborne pathogens. Front. Pharmacol. 9, 102. doi: 10.3389/fphar.2018.00102 (ISI Cited, Impact Factor: 4.400, Tier 1)

Rahman, F.A., Abdullah, S.S., Manan, W.Z.W., Tan, L. T.-H., Neoh, C.-F., Ming, L.C., Chan, K.-G., Lee, L.-H., Goh, B.-H., and Salmasi, S. (2018). Efficacy and safety of cyclosporine in acute myocardial infarction: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Front. Pharmacol. 9, 238. doi: 10.3389/fphar.2018.00238 (ISI Cited, Impact Factor: 4.400, Tier 1)

Tan, L. T.-H., Chan, K.-G., Khan, T.M., Bukhari, S.I., Saokaew, S., Duangjai, A., Pusparajah, P., Lee, L.-H., and Goh, B.-H. (2017). Streptomyces sp. MUM212 as a source of antioxidants with radical scavenging and metal chelating properties. Front. Pharmacol. 8, 276. doi: 10.3389/fphar.2017.00276 (ISI Cited, Impact Factor: 4.400, Tier 1)

Tan, L. T.-H., Chan, K.-G., Pusparajah, P., Lee, W.-L., Chuah, L.-H., Khan, T.M., Lee, L.-H., and Goh, B.-H. (2017). Targeting membrane lipid a potential cancer cure? Front. Pharmacol. 8, 12. doi: 10.3389/fphar.2017.00012 (ISI Cited, Impact Factor: 4.400, Tier 1)

Ser, H.L., Tan, L. T.-H., Law, J.W.F., Chan, K.G., Duangjai, A., Saokaew, S. et al. (2017) "Focused review: cytotoxic and antioxidant potentials of mangrove-derived Streptomyces." Front. Microbiol. 8 : 2065. (ISI Cited, Impact Factor: 4.079, Tier 1)

Chan, C.K., Tan, L. T.-H., Andy, S.N., Kamarudin, M.N.A., Goh, B.H., and Kadir, H.A. (2017). Anti-neuroinflammatory activity of Elephantopus scaber L. via activation of Nrf2/HO-1 signaling and inhibition of p38 MAPK pathway in LPS-induced microglia BV-2 Cells. Front. Pharmacol. 8, 397. doi: 10.3389/fphar.2017.00397 (ISI Cited, Impact Factor: 4.400, Tier 1)

Yong, Y.L., Tan, L. T.-H., Ming, L.C., Chan, K.-G., Lee, L.-H., Goh, B.-H., and Khan, T.M. (2017). The effectiveness and safety of topical capsaicin in postherpetic neuralgia: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Front. Pharmacol. 7, 538. doi: 10.3389/fphar.2016.00538 (ISI Cited, Impact Factor: 4.400, Tier 1)

Tan, L. T.-H., Chan, K.-G., Lee, L.-H., and Goh, B.-H. (2016). Streptomyces bacteria as potential probiotics in aquaculture. Front. Microbiol. 7, 79. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.00079 (ISI Cited, Impact Factor: 4.079, Tier 1)

Ser, H.L., Tan, L. T.-H., Palanisamy, U.D., Abd Malek, S.N., Yin, W.F., Chan, K.G., Goh, B.H. and Lee, L.H., (2016). Streptomyces antioxidans sp. nov., a novel mangrove soil actinobacterium with antioxidative and neuroprotective potentials. Front. Microbiol., 7, p.899. (ISI Cited, Impact Factor: 4.079, Tier 1)

Chan, W.K., Tan, L. T.-H., Chan, K.G., Lee, L.H., and Goh, B.H. (2016). Nerolidol: a sesquiterpene alcohol with multi-faceted pharmacological and biological activities. Molecules 21, 529. doi: 10.3390/molecules21050529 (ISI Cited, Impact factor: 3.098, Tier 2)

Tang, C., Hoo, P.C.-X., Tan, L. T.-H., Pusparajah, P., Khan, T.M., Lee, L.-H., Goh, B.-H., and Chan, K.-G. (2016). Golden needle mushroom: a culinary medicine with evidenced-based biological activities and health promoting properties. Front. Pharmacol. 7, 474. doi: 10.3389/fphar.2016.00474 (ISI Cited, Impact Factor: 4.400, Tier 1)

Conference Abstracts

Lee, L. H., Ser, H. L., Letchumanan, V., Law, J. W. F., Goh, B. H., Tan, L. T.-H. (2020). IDDF2020- ABS-0116 The role of gut microbiome in traditional chinese medicine syndromes: Focusing on the  spleen deficiency syndrome. Gut 69 (Suppl 2), A19-A19.

Lee, L. H., Letchumanan, V., Tan, L. T.-H., Ser, H. L., Law, J. W. F. (2020). IDDF2020-ABS-0112  Gut-skin axis: decoding the link between the gut microbiome and hives. Gut 69 (Suppl 2), A16-A17.

Lee, L. H., Law, J. W. F., Tan, L. T.-H., Ser, H. L., Letchumanan, V. (2020). IDDF2020-ABS-0113  Budding association between gut microbiome in the development of Myasthenia Gravis. Gut 69 (Suppl  2), A17-A18.

Lee, L. H., Tan, L. T.-H., Letchumanan, V., Law, J. W. F., Ser, H. L. (2020). IDDF2020-ABS-0115 A  moulding game: the role of gut microbiome in osteoporosis. Gut 69 (Suppl 2), A18-A19.

Supramaniam, J., Wong, S. K., Leo, B. F., Tan, L. T.-H., Goh, B. H. and Tang, S. Y. (2020).  Unravelling the swelling behaviour and antibacterial activity of palm cellulose nanofiber-based metallic  nanocomposites. IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, IOP Publishing.

Research Grants

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Research Supervision

Awards and Achievements

Second Prize of Poster Presentation at "International Conference on Molecular Biology &  Biotechnology in conjunction with The 23rd MSMBB Scientific Meeting, 2016". * Poster presentation: Tan, L. T.-H., Ser, H.L., Yin, W.F., Chan, K.G., Lee, L.H. & Goh, B.H.  (2016). "MUM256: A Malaysia mangrove soil Streptomyces species with apoptosis-inducing  properties in cancer cells", The Australian Society for Microbiology: New Frontiers (3-6 July  2016), at Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre, Perth, Australia.

Doctor of Philosophy, Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences Full Scholarship (May 2015 -  Nov 2018)

Honours degree of Bachelor of Science Full Scholarship (Mar 2014 - Oct 2014)

Yeap Chor Ee Charitable Trust Scholarship (Feb 2010- Nov 2010)

Journal Reviewer

Frontiers in Pharmacology (IF: 4.225)

Scientific Reports (IF: 4.576)

Food Chemistry (IF: 6.306)

Aquaculture (IF: 3.224)

PLos One (IF: 2.740)

BioMed Research International (IF: 2.276)

Phytomedicine (IF: 4.268)

Journal of Food Biochemistry (IF: 1.662)

OncoTargets and Therapy (IF: 3.337)

Progress in Microbes and Molecular Biology (Google scholar/Crossref Cited)