Peer Reviewed Papers in 2013

1.

Su, A T; Fukumoto, J; Darus, A; Hoe, V C; Miyai, N; Isahak, M; Takemura, S; Bulgiba, A; Yoshimasu, K; Maeda, S; Miyashita, K

A comparison of hand-arm vibration syndrome between Malaysian and Japanese workers Journal Article

In: J Occup Health, 55 (6), pp. 468-78, 2013, ISSN: 1341-9145.

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Sooryanarayana, R; Choo, W Y; Hairi, N N

A review on the prevalence and measurement of elder abuse in the community Journal Article

In: Trauma Violence Abuse, 14 (4), pp. 316-25, 2013, ISSN: 1524-8380.

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3.

Zaki, R; Bulgiba, A; Nordin, N; Ismail, Azina N

A systematic review of statistical methods used to test for reliability of medical instruments measuring continuous variables Journal Article

In: Iran J Basic Med Sci, 16 (6), pp. 803-7, 2013, ISSN: 2008-3866 (Print) 2008-3866.

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4.

Lim, K S; Hills, M D; Choo, W Y; Wong, M H; Wu, C; Tan, C T

A web-based survey of attitudes toward epilepsy in secondary and tertiary students in Malaysia, using the Public Attitudes Toward Epilepsy (PATE) scale Journal Article

In: Epilepsy Behav, 26 (2), pp. 158-61, 2013, ISSN: 1525-5050.

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5.

Rashid, R M; Dahlui, M; Mohamed, M; Gertig, D

Adapting the Australian system: is an organized screening program feasible in Malaysia?--an overview of cervical cancer screening in both countries Journal Article

In: Asian Pac J Cancer Prev, 14 (3), pp. 2141-6, 2013, ISSN: 1513-7368 (Print) 1513-7368.

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6.

Isa, M R; Moy, F M; Razack, Abdul A H; Zainuddin, Md Z; Zainal, N Z

Anxiety Status and its Relationship with General Health Related Quality of Life among Prostate Cancer Patients in Two University Hospitals in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Journal Article

In: Iran J Public Health, 42 (3), pp. 240-8, 2013, ISSN: 2251-6085 (Print) 2251-6085.

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7.

Abdullah, F; Su, T T

Applying the Transtheoretical Model to evaluate the effect of a call-recall program in enhancing Pap smear practice: a cluster randomized trial Journal Article

In: Prev Med, 57 Suppl , pp. S83-6, 2013, ISSN: 0091-7435.

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8.

Urquhart, D M; Kelsall, H L; Hoe, V C; Cicuttini, F M; Forbes, A B; Sim, M R

Are Psychosocial Factors Associated With Low Back Pain and Work Absence for Low Back Pain in an Occupational Cohort? Journal Article

In: Clin J Pain, 29 (12), pp. 1015-1020, 2013, ISSN: 1536-5409 (Electronic) 0749-8047 (Linking).

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9.

Apalasamy, Y D; Ming, M F; Rampal, S; Bulgiba, A; Mohamed, Z

Association of melanocortin-4 receptor gene polymorphisms with obesity-related parameters in Malaysian Malays Journal Article

In: Ann Hum Biol, 40 (1), pp. 102-6, 2013, ISSN: 0301-4460.

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10.

Chu, A H; Moy, F M

Associations of occupational, transportation, household and leisure-time physical activity patterns with metabolic risk factors among middle-aged adults in a middle-income country Journal Article

In: Prev Med, 57 Suppl , pp. S14-7, 2013, ISSN: 0091-7435.

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11.

Lim, K S; Hills, M D; Choo, W Y; Wong, M H; Wu, C; Tan, C T

Attitudes toward epilepsy among the primary and secondary school teachers in Malaysia, using the public attitudes toward epilepsy (PATE) scale Journal Article

In: Epilepsy Res, 106 (3), pp. 433-9, 2013, ISSN: 0920-1211.

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12.

Norlaili, A A; Fatihah, M A; Daliana, N F; Maznah, D

Breast cancer awareness of rural women in Malaysia: is it the same as in the cities? Journal Article

In: Asian Pac J Cancer Prev, 14 (12), pp. 7161-4, 2013, ISSN: 1513-7368 (Print) 1513-7368.

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Dahlui, M; Gan, D E; Taib, N A; Lim, J N

Breast screening and health issues among rural females in Malaysia: how much do they know and practice? Journal Article

In: Prev Med, 57 Suppl , pp. S18-20, 2013, ISSN: 0091-7435.

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14.

Gan, D E; Dahlui, M

Cervical screening uptake and its predictors among rural women in Malaysia Journal Article

In: Singapore Med J, 54 (3), pp. 163-8, 2013, ISSN: 0037-5675 (Print) 0037-5675.

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Hairi, N N; Cumming, R G; Blyth, F M; Naganathan, V

Chronic pain, impact of pain and pain severity with physical disability in older people--is there a gender difference? Journal Article

In: Maturitas, 74 (1), pp. 68-73, 2013, ISSN: 0378-5122.

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16.

Su, T T; Bulgiba, A M; Sampatanukul, P; Sastroasmoro, S; Chang, P; Tharyan, P; Lin, V; Wong, Y L

Clinical Epidemiology (CE) and Evidence-Based Medicine (EBM) in the Asia Pacific region (Round Table Forum) Journal Article

In: Prev Med, 57 Suppl , pp. S5-7, 2013, ISSN: 0091-7435.

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17.

Gan, D E; Jawan, R A; Moy, F M

Concordance between hysteroscopic impression and endometrial histopathological diagnosis Journal Article

In: Prev Med, 57 Suppl , pp. S21-3, 2013, ISSN: 0091-7435.

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18.

Wong, Y L; Chinna, K; Mariapun, J; Wong, L P; Khoo, E M; Low, W Y; Shuib, R

Correlates between risk perceptions of cervical cancer and screening practice Journal Article

In: Prev Med, 57 Suppl , pp. S24-6, 2013, ISSN: 0091-7435.

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19.

Mujar, M; Dahlui, M; Yip, C H; Taib, N A

Delays in time to primary treatment after a diagnosis of breast cancer: does it impact survival? Journal Article

In: Prev Med, 56 (3-4), pp. 222-4, 2013, ISSN: 0091-7435.

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20.

Su, T T; Flessa, S

Determinants of household direct and indirect costs: an insight for health-seeking behaviour in Burkina Faso Journal Article

In: Eur J Health Econ, 14 (1), pp. 75-84, 2013, ISSN: 1618-7598.

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21.

Farid, Nik N D; Rus, Che' S; Dahlui, M; Al-Sadat, N

Determinants of sexual intercourse initiation among incarcerated adolescents: a mixed-method study Journal Article

In: Singapore Med J, 54 (12), pp. 695-701, 2013, ISSN: 0037-5675 (Print) 0037-5675.

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22.

Ismail, I; Bulgiba, A

Determinants of unsuccessful tuberculosis treatment outcomes in Malaysian HIV-infected patients Journal Article

In: Prev Med, 57 Suppl , pp. S27-30, 2013, ISSN: 0091-7435.

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23.

Hairi, N N; Bulgiba, A; Peramalah, D; Mudla, I

Do older people with visual impairment and living alone in a rural developing country report greater difficulty in managing stairs? Journal Article

In: Prev Med, 56 (1), pp. 8-11, 2013, ISSN: 0091-7435.

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24.

Tahir, N M; Al-Sadat, N

Does telephone lactation counselling improve breastfeeding practices? A randomised controlled trial Journal Article

In: Int J Nurs Stud, 50 (1), pp. 16-25, 2013, ISSN: 0020-7489.

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25.

Su, A T; Maeda, S; Fukumoto, J; Darus, A; Hoe, V C; Miyai, N; Isahak, M; Takemura, S; Bulgiba, A; Yoshimasu, K; Miyashita, K

Dose-response relationship between hand-transmitted vibration and hand-arm vibration syndrome in a tropical environment Journal Article

In: Occup Environ Med, 70 (7), pp. 498-504, 2013, ISSN: 1351-0711.

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26.

Loh, D A; Moy, F M; Zaharan, N L; Mohamed, Z

Eating behaviour among multi-ethnic adolescents in a middle-income country as measured by the self-reported Children's Eating Behaviour Questionnaire Journal Article

In: PLoS One, 8 (12), pp. e82885, 2013, ISSN: 1932-6203.

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27.

Loh, S Y; Packer, T; Chinna, K; Quek, K F

Effectiveness of a patient self-management programme for breast cancer as a chronic illness: a non-randomised controlled clinical trial Journal Article

In: J Cancer Surviv, 7 (3), pp. 331-42, 2013, ISSN: 1932-2259.

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28.

Abdullah, F; O'Rorke, M; Murray, L; Su, T T

Evaluation of a worksite cervical screening initiative to increase Pap smear uptake in Malaysia: a cluster randomized controlled trial Journal Article

In: Biomed Res Int, 2013 , pp. 572126, 2013.

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29.

Wong, L P; AbuBakar, S

Health beliefs and practices related to dengue fever: a focus group study Journal Article

In: PLoS Negl Trop Dis, 7 (7), pp. e2310, 2013, ISSN: 1935-2727.

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30.

Bulgiba, A; Mohammed, U Y; Chik, Z; Lee, C; Peramalah, D

How well does self-reported adherence fare compared to therapeutic drug monitoring in HAART? Journal Article

In: Prev Med, 57 Suppl , pp. S34-6, 2013, ISSN: 0091-7435.

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31.

Zain, S M; Mohamed, Z; Mahadeva, S; Cheah, P L; Rampal, S; Chin, K F; Mahfudz, A S; Basu, R C; Tan, H L; Mohamed, R

Impact of leptin receptor gene variants on risk of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and its interaction with adiponutrin gene Journal Article

In: J Gastroenterol Hepatol, 28 (5), pp. 873-9, 2013, ISSN: 0815-9319.

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32.

Jeganathan, P D; Hairi, N N; Sadat, N A; Chinna, K

Incidence of adverse transition in smoking stages among adolescents of Kinta, Perak Journal Article

In: Asian Pac J Cancer Prev, 14 (11), pp. 6769-73, 2013, ISSN: 1513-7368 (Print) 1513-7368.

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33.

Brand, J S; Czene, K; Eriksson, L; Trinh, T; Bhoo-Pathy, N; Hall, P; Celebioglu, F

Influence of lifestyle factors on mammographic density in postmenopausal women Journal Article

In: PLoS One, 8 (12), pp. e81876, 2013, ISSN: 1932-6203.

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34.

Bhoo-Pathy, N; Uiterwaal, C S; Dik, V K; Jeurnink, S M; Bech, B H; Overvad, K; Halkjaer, J; Tjonneland, A; Boutron-Ruault, M C; Fagherazzi, G; Racine, A; Katzke, V A; Li, K; Boeing, H; Floegel, A; Androulidaki, A; Bamia, C; Trichopoulou, A; Masala, G; Panico, S; Crosignani, P; Tumino, R; Vineis, P; Peeters, P H; Gavrilyuk, O; Skeie, G; Weiderpass, E; Duell, E J; Arguelles, M; Molina-Montes, E; Navarro, C; Ardanaz, E; Dorronsoro, M; Lindkvist, B; Wallstrom, P; Sund, M; Ye, W; Khaw, K T; Wareham, N; Key, T J; Travis, R C; Duarte-Salles, T; Freisling, H; Licaj, I; Gallo, V; Michaud, D S; Riboli, E; Bueno-De-Mesquita, H B

Intake of coffee, decaffeinated coffee, or tea does not affect risk for pancreatic cancer: results from the European Prospective Investigation into Nutrition and Cancer Study Journal Article

In: Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol, 11 (11), pp. 1486-92, 2013, ISSN: 1542-3565.

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35.

Rashid, Abdul R M; Mohamed, M; Hamid, Z A; Dahlui, M

Is the phone call the most effective method for recall in cervical cancer screening?--results from a randomised control trial Journal Article

In: Asian Pac J Cancer Prev, 14 (10), pp. 5901-4, 2013, ISSN: 1513-7368 (Print) 1513-7368.

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36.

Chu, A H; Moy, F M

Joint association of sitting time and physical activity with metabolic risk factors among middle-aged Malays in a developing country: a cross-sectional study Journal Article

In: PLoS One, 8 (4), pp. e61723, 2013, ISSN: 1932-6203.

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37.

Su, T T; Goh, J Y; Tan, J; Muhaimah, A R; Pigeneswaren, Y; Khairun, N S; Normazidah, A W; Tharisini, D K; Majid, H A

Level of colorectal cancer awareness: a cross sectional exploratory study among multi-ethnic rural population in Malaysia Journal Article

In: BMC Cancer, 13 , pp. 376, 2013, ISSN: 1471-2407.

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38.

Ramli, N; Nurull, B S; Hairi, N N; Mimiwati, Z

Low nocturnal ocular perfusion pressure as a risk factor for normal tension glaucoma Journal Article

In: Prev Med, 57 Suppl , pp. S47-9, 2013, ISSN: 0091-7435.

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39.

Lim, K S; Choo, W Y; Wu, C; Tan, C T

Malay public attitudes toward epilepsy (PATE) scale: translation and psychometric evaluation Journal Article

In: Epilepsy Behav, 29 (2), pp. 395-9, 2013, ISSN: 1525-5050.

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40.

Said, M A; Hatim, A; Habil, M H; Zafidah, W; Haslina, M Y; Badiah, Y; Ramli, M A; Ananjit, S; Sapini, Y; Shah, M; Mahmud, B; Bulgiba, A; Hairi, N N

Metabolic syndrome and antipsychotic monotherapy treatment among schizophrenia patients in Malaysia Journal Article

In: Prev Med, 57 Suppl , pp. S50-3, 2013, ISSN: 0091-7435.

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41.

Wong, L P

Multi-ethnic perspective of uptake of HIV testing and HIV-related stigma: a cross-sectional population-based study Journal Article

In: AIDS Care, 25 (11), pp. 1356-69, 2013, ISSN: 0954-0121.

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42.

Ismail, I; Bulgiba, A

Predictors of death during tuberculosis treatment in TB/HIV co-infected patients in Malaysia Journal Article

In: PLoS One, 8 (8), pp. e73250, 2013, ISSN: 1932-6203.

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43.

Lubis, R; Bulgiba, A; Kamarulzaman, A; Hairi, N N; Dahlui, M; Peramalah, D

Predictors of death in Malaysian HIV-infected patients on anti-retroviral therapy Journal Article

In: Prev Med, 57 Suppl , pp. S54-6, 2013, ISSN: 0091-7435.

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44.

Masilamani, R; Bulgiba, A; Chinna, K; Darus, A; Isahak, M; Kandiben, S; Koh, D

Prevalence and associated factors of stress in the Malaysian Police Force Journal Article

In: Prev Med, 57 Suppl , pp. S57-9, 2013, ISSN: 0091-7435.

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45.

Wong, L P

Prevalence and factors associated with HIV/AIDS-related stigma and discriminatory attitudes: a cross-sectional nationwide study Journal Article

In: Prev Med, 57 Suppl , pp. S60-3, 2013, ISSN: 0091-7435.

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46.

Lee, W L; Abdullah, K L; Bulgiba, A M; Abidin, Zainal I

Prevalence and predictors of patient adherence to health recommendations after acute coronary syndrome: data for targeted interventions? Journal Article

In: Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs, 12 (6), pp. 512-20, 2013, ISSN: 1474-5151.

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47.

Majid, H A; Sidek, Bin M A; Chinna, K

Psychometric properties of DAPonDEN: definitions, attitudes and practices in relation to diarrhea during enteral nutrition questionnaire Journal Article

In: Prev Med, 57 Suppl , pp. S64-6, 2013, ISSN: 0091-7435.

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48.

Gan, C Y; Low, Y Y; Thomas, N F; Kam, T S

Rhazinilam-Leuconolam-Leuconoxine Alkaloids from Leuconotis griffithii Journal Article

In: J Nat Prod, 76 (5), pp. 957-64, 2013, ISSN: 0163-3864.

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49.

Jeganathan, P D; Hairi, N N; Sadat, Al N; Chinna, K

Smoking stage relations to peer, school and parental factors among secondary school students in Kinta, Perak Journal Article

In: Asian Pac J Cancer Prev, 14 (6), pp. 3483-9, 2013, ISSN: 1513-7368 (Print) 1513-7368.

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50.

Loh, K W; Majid, H A; Dahlui, M; Roslani, A C; Su, T T

Sociodemographic predictors of recall and recognition of colorectal cancer symptoms and anticipated delay in help- seeking in a multiethnic Asian population Journal Article

In: Asian Pac J Cancer Prev, 14 (6), pp. 3799-804, 2013, ISSN: 1513-7368.

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51.

Su, T T; Saimy, B I; Bulgiba, A M

Socioeconomic consequences of the 2004 tsunami: policy implications for natural disaster management Journal Article

In: Prev Med, 57 Suppl , pp. S74-6, 2013, ISSN: 0091-7435.

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52.

Rashid, Abdul R M; Dahlui, M

Study protocol for the most effective recall method in a cervical cancer screening program in Klang, Malaysia Journal Article

In: Asian Pac J Cancer Prev, 14 (10), pp. 5867-70, 2013, ISSN: 1513-7368 (Print) 1513-7368.

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53.

Ramly, M; Moy, F M; Pendek, R; Suboh, S; Boon, Tan Tong A

Study protocol: the effect of vitamin D supplements on cardiometabolic risk factors among urban premenopausal women in a tropical country -- a randomized controlled trial Journal Article

In: BMC Public Health, 13 , pp. 416, 2013, ISSN: 1471-2458.

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54.

Zain, S M; Mohamed, Z; Mahadeva, S; Rampal, S; Basu, R C; Cheah, P L; Salim, A; Mohamed, R

Susceptibility and gene interaction study of the angiotensin II type 1 receptor (AGTR1) gene polymorphisms with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in a multi-ethnic population Journal Article

In: PLoS One, 8 (3), pp. e58538, 2013, ISSN: 1932-6203.

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55.

Choo, W Y; Walsh, K; Chinna, K; Tey, N P

Teacher Reporting Attitudes Scale (TRAS): confirmatory and exploratory factor analyses with a Malaysian sample Journal Article

In: J Interpers Violence, 28 (2), pp. 231-53, 2013, ISSN: 0886-2605.

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56.

Zaki, R; Bulgiba, A; Ismail, N A

Testing the agreement of medical instruments: overestimation of bias in the Bland-Altman analysis Journal Article

In: Prev Med, 57 Suppl , pp. S80-2, 2013, ISSN: 0091-7435.

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57.

Loh, K W; Rani, F; Chan, T C; Loh, H Y; Ng, C W; Moy, F M

The association between risk factors and hypertension in perak, malaysia Journal Article

In: Med J Malaysia, 68 (4), pp. 291-6, 2013, ISSN: 0300-5283 (Print) 0300-5283.

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Hanifah, Abu R; Mohamed, M N; Jaafar, Z; Mohsein, N A; Jalaludin, M Y; Majid, H A; Murray, L; Cantwell, M; Su, T T

The correlates of body composition with heart rate recovery after step test: an exploratory study of Malaysian adolescents Journal Article

In: PLoS One, 8 (12), pp. e82893, 2013, ISSN: 1932-6203.

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59.

Nge, C E; Gan, C Y; Low, Y Y; Thomas, N F; Kam, T S

Voatinggine and tabertinggine, pentacyclic indole alkaloids derived from an iboga precursor via a common cleavamine-type intermediate Journal Article

In: Org Lett, 15 (18), pp. 4774-7, 2013, ISSN: 1523-7052.

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