Thoo Yin Yin

Lecturer

PhD (Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia)

Email: thoo.yin.yin@monash.edu
Telephone: (+603) 5514 6000, ext: 45691 (DID: 5514 5691)
Room number: 4-8-42 (Building 4, Level 8, No. 42)
  • Antioxidant synergy on oxidative stability.
  • Activity of antioxidants as a function of their solubilisation in emulsions and lipids.
  • Value-added food products.

Selected Journal Papers

Ho, S.K., Tan, C.P., Thoo, Y.Y., Abas, F. and Ho, C.W. (2014). Ultrasound-Assisted Extraction of Antioxidants in Misai Kucing (Orthosiphon stamineus). Molecules, 19:  12640-12659. Doi:10.3390/molecules190812640.

Hedegaard, R., Santos, C., Thoo, Y.Y., and Skibsted, L. (2014). Free radical processes in non-enzymatic browning of glucose and lysine. Influence of temperature and unsaturated lipids. Australian Journal of Chemistry, 67(5): 805-812. Doi:10.1071/CH13572.

Thoo, Y.Y., Ho, S.K., Abas, F., Ho, C.W., Lai, O.M. and Tan, C.P. (2013). Optimal binary solvent extraction system for phenolic antioxidants from mengkudu (Morinda citrifolia) fruit. Molecules, 18 (6): 7004-7022.

Thoo, Y. Y., Ng, S. Y., Khoo, M. Z., Wan Aida, W. M. and Ho, C. W (2013). A binary solvent extraction system for phenolic antioxidants and its application to the estimation of antioxidant capacity in Andrographis paniculata extracts. International Food Research Journal, 20 (3), 1103-111.

Thoo, Y. Y., Abas, F. Lai, O.M.., Ho, C.W., Yin, J., Hedegaard, R.V., Skibsted, L.H. and Tan, C.P. (2012). Antioxidant synergism between ethanolic Centella asiatica extracts and α-tocopherol in model system. Food Chemistry, 138 (2-3), 1215-1219.

Chew, K. K., Khoo, M. Z., Ng, S. Y., Thoo, Y. Y., Wan Aida, W. M. and Ho, C. W. (2011). Effect of ethanol concentration, extraction time and extraction temperature on the recovery of phenolic compounds and antioxidant capacity of Orthosiphon stamineus extracts. International Food Research Journal, 18 (4), 1427-1435.

Chew, K.K., Ng, S.Y., Thoo, Y.Y., Khoo, M.Z., Wan Aida, W.M. and Ho, C.W. (2011). Effect of ethanol concentration, extraction time and extraction temperature on the recovery of phenolic compounds and antioxidant capacity of Centella asiatica extracts. International Food Research Journal, 18(2): 566-573.

Thoo, Y.Y., S.K. Ho, J.Y. Liang, C.W. Ho, and C.P. Tan (2010). Effects of binary solvent extraction system, extraction time and extraction temperature on phenolic antioxidants and antioxidant capacity from mengkudu (Morinda citrifolia), Food Chemistry, 120 (1), 290-295.

  • Ultrasound-assisted extraction of bioactive compounds.
  • Antioxidant interactions.
  • National Science Fellowship, 2010-2013
  • Winner (Bronze Medal), Key researcher, 2009 UPM Invention, Research and Innovation Award (28 July 2009), Optimisation of binary solvent extraction system for polyphenols and antioxidant capacity from Mengkudu aerial parts using response surface methodology.
  • Winner (Bronze Medal), Co-researcher, 2009 UPM Invention, Research and Innovation Award (28 July 2009), Optimization of extraction condition on phenolic compounds and antioxidant capacity from Phyllanthus niruri (Dukung Anak) using response surface methodology.
  • Dean’s List (5 Semesters), 2006-2008

PhD Student (Present)

  1. Fereshteh Safarzadeh Markhali (Co-supervisor)

Master's Student (Present)

  1. Ghan Sheah Yee (Co-supervisor)

Honours Student (Completed)

  1. Kuan Lai Yee (Co-supervisor)
  2. Tommy Kristanto (Co-supervisor)