School of Health Science

Dr.Jongkon Saising

Dr.Jongkon Saising

Lecturer in Biomedical Science

Tel: +66 (0) 5391 6913


  • Ph.D.    Microbiology, Prince of Songkla University, Thailand    
  • M.Sc.    Microbiology, Prince of Songkla University, Thailand    
  • B.Sc.     Biology, Prince of Songkla University, Thailand        

  • Microbiology
  • Antibacterial Activity
  • Natural Products

Nguyen MT, Saising J, Paula Maria Tribelli PM, Nega M, Diene SM, François P, Schrenzel J, Spröer C, Bunk B, Ebner P, Hertlein H, Kumari N, Härtner T, Dorothee Wistuba D, Voravuthikunchai SP, Mäder U, Ohlsen K and Götz F. 2019. Inactivation of farR causes high rhodomyrtone resistance and increased pathogenicity in Staphylococcus aureus. Frontiers in Microbiology. 10:1157. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2019.01157.

Saising J, Nguyen MT, Härtner T, Ebner P, Bhuyan AAM, Berscheid A, Muehlenkamp M, Schäkermann S, Nimerta K, Maier ME, Voravuthikunchai SP, Bandow J, Lang F, Oesterhelt HB, and Götz F. 2018. Rhodomyrtone (rom) is amembrane-active compound. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA)-Biomembranes. 1860:1114-1124 

Paosen S, Saising J, Septama AW and Voravuthikunchai SP. 2017. Green synthesis of silver nanoparticles using plants from Myrtaceae family and characterization of their antibacterial activity. Mater. Lett. 209:201-206.

Wunnoo S, Saising J and Voravuthikunchai SP. 2017. Rhodomyrtone inhibits lipase production, biofilm formation, and disorganizes established biofilm in Propionibacterium acnes. Anaerobe. 43:61-68.

Musthafa KS, Sianglum W, Saising J, Lethongkam S and Voravuthikunchai SP. 2017. Evaluation of phytochemicals from medicinal plants of Myrtaceae family on virulence factor production by Pseudomonas aeruginosa. APMIS. 125:482-490.

Chusri S, Tongrod S, Saising J, Mordmuang A, Limsuwan S, Sanpinit S and Voravuthikunchai SP. 2017. Antibacterial and anti-biofilm effects of a polyherbal formula and its constituents against coagulase-negative and -positive staphylococci isolated from bovine mastitis. J. Appl. Anim. Res. 45: 364-372. 

Madmanang S, Cheyeng N, Heembenmad S, Mahabusarakam W, Saising J, Seeger M, Chusri S and Chakthong S. 2016. Constituents of Fagraea fragrans with antimycobacterial activity in combination with erythromycin. J. Nat. Prod. 79:767-74.

Saising J, Götz F, Dube L, Ziebandt AK and Voravuthikunchai SP. 2015. Inhibition of staphylococcal biofilm-related gene transcription by rhodomyrtone, a new antibacterial agent. Ann. Microbiol. 65:659-665.

Panthong K, Ratanaporn S, Rukachaisirikul V, Hutadilok-Towatana N, Voravuthikunchai SP and Saising J. 2015. Two new triterpenes and a new coumaroyl glucoside from the twigs of Mangifera foetida Lour. Phytochem. Lett. 11:43-48.

Limsuwan S, Homlaead S, Watcharakul S, Chusri S, Moosigapong K, Saising J, and Voravuthikunchai SP. 2014. Inhibition of microbial adhesion to plastic surface and human buccal epithelial cells by Rhodomyrtus tomentosa leaf extract. Arch. Oral Biol. 59:1256-1265.

Saising J, Dube L, Ziebandt AK, Voravuthikunchai SP, Nega M, and Gรถtz F. 2012. Activity of gallidermin on Staphylococcus aureus and Staphylococcus epidermidis biofilms. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 56:5804-5810. 

Saising J and Voravuthikunchai SP. 2012. Anti Propionibacterium acnes activity of rhodomyrtone, an effective compound from Rhodomyrtus tomentosa (Aiton) Hassk. leaves. Anaerobe. 18:400-404. 

Saising J, Singdam S, Ongsakul M and Voravuthikunchai S P. 2012. Lipase, protease, and biofilm formation: Study on virulence factors in staphylococci isolated from acne lesions. Bioscience Trends. 6:160-164.   
Saising J, Ongsakul M and Voravuthikunchai S P. 2011. Rhodomyrtus tomentosa (Aiton) Hassk. ethanol extract and rhodomyrtone: a potential strategy for the treatment of biofilm-forming staphylococci. J. Med. Microbiol. 60:1793-1800. JIF 2.297