Animal Models: Recent HKUST Research

PI: Prof. Liu Kai, Li S*, Yang C*, Zhang L, Gao X, Wang X, Liu W, Wang Y, Jiang S, Wong YH, Zhang Y, Liu K (2016). Promoting axon regeneration in the adult CNS by modulation of the melanopsin/GPCR signaling. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 16;113:1937-42.

PI: Profs. Tom Cheung, Nancy Ip and ZG Wu, An Y, Wang G, Diao Y, Long Y, Fu X, Weng M, Zhou L, Sun K, Cheung TH, Ip NY, Sun H, Wang HT, and Wu Z (2017). A Molecular Switch Regulating Cell Fate Choice between Muscle Progenitor Cells and Brown Adipocytes. Dev Cell. 41: 382-91.

PI: Prof. Karl Herrup, Tse KH and Herrup K (2017). DNA damage in the oligodendrocyte lineage and its role in brain aging. Mech Ageing Dev. 161:37-50.

PI: Prof. Robert Ko, Leong PK, Chen J, Chan WM, Leung HY, Chan L, Ko KM (2012). Acute Pre-/Post-Treatment with 8th Day SOD-Like Supreme (a Free Radical Scavenging Health Product) Protects against Oxidant-Induced Injury in Cultured Cardiomyocytes and Hepatocytes In Vitro as Well as in Mouse Myocardium and Liver In Vivo. Antioxidants (Basel). 10;6(2). pii: E28

PI: Prof. Jianan Qu, He S, Xue W, Duan Z, Sun Q, Li X, Gan H, Huang J, Qu JY (2017). Multimodal nonlinear optical microscopy reveals critical role of kinesin-1 in cartilage development. Biomed Opt Express. 8:1771-1782. 

PI: Prof. Pingbo Huang, Hu W, Yu X, Liu Z, Sun Y, Chen X, Yang X, Li X, Lam WK, Duan Y, Cao X, Steller H, Liu K, Huang P. (2017). The complex of TRIP-Br1 and XIAP ubiquitinates and degrades multiple adenylyl cyclase isoforms. Elife. 6;e28021.


PI: Prof. Hong Xue, Li R, Chan W, Mat W, Ho Y, Yeung RK, Tsang S, Xue H.(2017). Antiaging and Anxiolytic Effects of Combinatory Formulas Based on Four Medicinal Herbs. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2017;2017:4624069.


PI: Prof. Robert KM Ko, Chen J1, Wong HS, Leong PK, Leung HY, Chan WM, Ko KM. (2017). Ursolic acid induces mitochondrial biogenesis through the activation of AMPK and PGC-1 in C2C12 myotubes: a possible mechanism underlying its beneficial effect on exercise endurance. Food Funct. 8:2425-2436.


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