Manchumas Prousoontorn, Associate Professor, Ph.D.

Manchumas Prousoontorn, Associate Professor, Ph.D.

B.Sc., Chulalongkorn University 
M.Sc., Imperial College, University of London 
Ph.D., Imperial College, University of London

Office: Room 722, Science 10 Building 
Phone: 662-218-5437
Fax:      662-218-5418 

Recent Publications


  • Mahalapbutr, P., Wonganan, P., Charoenwongpaiboon, T., Prousoontorn, M., Chavasiri, W. and Rungrotmongkol, T., 2019. Enhanced solubility and anticancer potential of mansonone G by β-cyclodextrin-based host-guest complexation: A computational and experimental study. Biomolecules 9(10):545. doi: 10.3390/biom9100545.
  • Charoenwongpaiboon, T., Pichyangkura, R., Field R.A. and Prousoontorn, M.H. 2019. Preparation of cross-linked enzyme aggregates (CLEAs) of an inulosucrase mutant for the enzymatic synthesis of inulin-type fructooligosaccharides. Catalysts 9(8), 641. doi:10.3390/catal9080641.
  • Charoenwongpaiboon, T., Klaewkla, M., Chunsrivirot, S., Wangpaiboon, K., Pichyangkura, R., Field, R.A. and Prousoontorn, M.H. 2019. Rational re-design of Lactobacillus reuteri 121 inulosucrase for product chain length control. RSC Advances 9, 14957-14965.
  • Charoenwongpaiboon, T., Sitthiyotha, T., Ayutthaya, PPN., Wangpaiboon, K., Chunsrivirot, S., Prousoontorn, M.H. and Pichyangkura, R. 2019. Modulation of fructooligosaccharides chain length and insight into the product binding motif of Lactobacillus reuteri inulosucrase. Carbohydrate Polymers 209, 111-121.
  • Charoenwongpaiboon, T., Wangpaiboon, K., Pichyangkura, R. and Prousoontorn, M 2018. Highly porous core-shell chitosan beads with superb immobilization efficiency for Lactobacillus reuteri121 inulosucrase and production of inulin-type fructooligosaccharides. RSC Advances 8, 17008-17016.
  • Chaliewsak, J., Prousoontorn, M. and Charuchinda, S., 2016. Synergistic effect of ammonium polyphosphate and human hair keratin on thermal and flame retardant properties of cotton fabric. Jurnal Teknologi 72: 1-6.
  • Jongmevasna W.; Chailapakul O.; Prousoontorn, M.H. Peroxidase Inhibition Assay for the Detection of Some Thiols by Carbon screen Printed Electrodes Based on Square Wave Voltammetry. Journal of Metals, Material and Minerals 2015,  25 (1), 7-18.
  • Jongmevasna, W.; Yaiyen, S.; Prousoontorn, M.H. Cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz of cv. KU50) peroxidase and its potential for the detection of some thiol compounds based on the inhibitory effect of 3,3′,5,5′-tetramethylbenzidine oxidation. Process Biochemistry 2013, 48(10), 1516–1523.
  • Saehu, S., Srisimarat, W., Prousoontorn, M.H.Pongsawasdi, P. Transglucosylation reaction of amylomaltase for the synthesis of anticariogenic oligosaccharides. Journal of Molecular Catalysis B: Enzymatic 2013, 88, 77- 83.
  • Chotipanang, K., Bhunthumnavin, W., Prousoontorn, M.H.. Synthesis of alkyl glycosides from cyclodextrin using cyclodextrin glycosyltransferase from Paenibacillus sp. RB01 (2011) Journal of Inclusion Phenomena and Macrocyclic Chemistry, 70 (3-4), pp. 359-368.
  • Murakami, S., Nagasaki, K., Nishimoto, H., Shigematu, R., Umesaki, J., Takenaka, S., Kaulpiboon, J., Prousoontorn, M., Limpaseni, T., Pongsawasdi, P., Aoki, K. Purification and characterization of five alkaline, thermotolerant, and maltotetraose-producing α-amylases from Bacillus halodurans MS-2-5, and production of recombinant enzymes in Escherichia coli (2008) Enzyme and Microbial Technology, 43 (4-5), pp. 321-328.
  • Thanadolsathien, P., Bhunthumnavin, W. and Prousoontorn, M.H. Synthesis of a novel vitamin E derivative by alpha-glucosidase and cyclodextrin glycosyltransferase (2008) Proceedings of the 14th International Cyclodextrin Symposium, 8-11 May 2008, Kyoto, Japan.
  • Murakami, S., Nishimoto, H., Toyama, Y., Shimamoto, E., Takenaka, S., Kaulpiboon, J., Prousoontorn, M., Limpaseni, T., Pongsawasdi, P., Aoki, K. Purification and characterization of two alkaline, thermotolerant α-amylases from Bacillus halodurans 38C-2-1 and expression of the cloned gene in Escherichia coli (2007) Bioscience, Biotechnology and Biochemistry, 71 (10), pp. 2393-2401.
  • Prousoontorn, M.H., Pantatan, S. Production of 2-O-α-glucopyranosyl L-ascorbic acid from ascorbic acid and β-cyclodextrin using immobilized cyclodextrin glycosyltransferase (2007) Journal of Inclusion Phenomena and Macrocyclic Chemistry, 57 (1-4), pp. 39-46.
  • Prousoontorn M and Pantatan S. Production of 2-O-a-flucopyranosyl-L-Ascorbic Acid from Ascorbic Acid and a-Cyclodextrin using Immobilized Cyclodextrin Glycosyltransferase, XIII International Cyclodextrin Symposium, 14-17 May 2006, Torino Incontra Congress Centre, Torino, Italy, p.1-P19.