Prof. Stephen Chung

  • W.H. Tang, W.T. Cheng, G.M. Kravtsov, X.Y. Tong, X.Y. Hou, S.K. Chung, S.S.M. Chung. Cardiac Contractile Dysfunction during Acute Hyperglycemia Due to Impairment of SERCA by Polyol Pathway Mediated Oxidative Stress. Am J Phy Cell Phy 2010, 299(3), C643-C653.
  • W.H. Tang, G.M. Kravtsov, M. Sauert, X.Y. Tong, X.Y. Hou, T.M. Wong, S.K. Chung, S.S.M. Chung. Polyol pathway impairs the Function of SERCA and RyR in ischemic-reperfused rat hearts by increasing oxidative modifications of these proteins. J. Molec Cellul Cardiol 2010, 49(1), 58-69.
  • E.C. Ho, K.S. Lam, Y.S. Chen, J.C. Yip, M. Arvindakshan, S. Yamagishi, S. Yagishashi, P.J. Oates, C.A. Ellery, S.S. Chung, and S.K. Chung. Aldose reductase-deficient mice are protected from delayed motor nerve conduction velocity, increased c-Jun NH2-terminal kinase activation, depletion of reduced glutathione, increased superoxide accumulation, and DNA damage. Diabetes 2006, 55, 1946-1953.
  • Tang, W.H., Wu, S., Wong, T.M, Chung, S.K., Chung, S.S. Polyol pathway mediates iron-induced oxidative injury in ischemic-reperfused rat heart. Free Radical Biol. Med. 2008, 45(5), 602-610.

Dr. Baojun Xu

  • Rui Liu, Baojun Xu *. Optimization of extraction conditions of citrinin from red yeast rice by orthogonal design and quantification of citrinin by HPLC. Food Analytical Methods. 2012. Article first published online DOI 10.1007/s12161-012-9478-3.
  • Changtian Li, Xinxin Mao, Baojun Xu*. Pulsed electric fields extraction enhanced anticoagulant effect of fungal polysaccharide from Jew's ear (Auricularia auricula). Phytochemical Analysis. Article first published online: 12 JUN 2012.
  • Baojun Xu*, Hairong Wu. Inhibitory effects of onion against α-glucosidase activity and its correlation with phenolic antioxidants. International Journal of Food Properties. (2011, Accepted and in press).
  • Baojun Xu*, Xue Chen. Comparative studies on free radical scavenging capacities and total phenolic contents of whole and dehulled adlay (Coix lacryma-jobi var. ma-yuen) as affected by thermal processing methods. Journal of Food Processing and Preservation. Article first published online: 20 MAR 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1745-4549.2012.00683.x.
  • Rui Dong, Yinan Zheng, Baojun Xu*. Floral origin identification and amino acid profiles of Chinese unifloral honeys. International Journal of Food Properties. (2011, Accepted and in press).
  • Rui Dong, Yinan Zheng, Baojun Xu *. Phenolic profiles and antioxidant capacities of Chinese unifloral honeys from different botanical and geographical sources. Food Bioprocess Technology, 2011. (Published online DOI: 10.1007/s11947-011-0726-0 online FirstTM).
  • Baojun Xu, Sam K.C. Chang. Comparative study on antiproliferation properties and cellular antioxidant activities of commonly consumed food legumes against nine human cancer cells. Food Chemistry. 2012, 134, 1287-1296.
  • Rui Liu, Baojun Xu *. Characterization of essential oil in pine nut shells from commodity waste in China by steam distillation and GC-MS. Food Analytical Methods. 2012, 5, 435-440.
  • Baojun Xu*, Changkeun Sung, Byunghee Han. Crystal Structure Characterization of Natural Allantoin from Edible Lichen Umbilicaria esculenta. Crystals, 2011, 1(3), 128-135.
  • Baojun Xu, Sam K.C. Chang. Reduction of antiproliferation capacities, cell-based- antioxidant capacities and phytochemical contents of common beans and soybeans upon thermal processing. Food Chemistry, 2011, 129, 974-981.
  • Baojun Xu, Sam K.C. Chang, Z. H. Liu, S. H. Yuan, Y. P. Zou, Y. Y. Tan. Comparative studies on the chemical and cell-based antioxidant activities and antitumor cell proliferation properties of soy milk manufactured by conventional and commercial UHT methods. J. Agric. Food Chem. 2010, 58, 3558-3566.
  • Baojun Xu, Sam K.C. Chang. Phenolic substances characterization and chemical, cell-based antioxidant activities of 11 lentils grown in Northern USA. J. Agric. Food Chem. 2010, 58(3), 1509-1517.
  • Baojun Xu, Sam K.C. Chang. Phytochemical profiles and health promoting effects of cool-season food legumes as influenced by thermal processing. J. Agric. Food Chem. 2009, 57(22), 10718-10731.
  • Baojun Xu, Sam K.C. Chang. Isoflavones, flavan-3-ols, phenolic acids, total phenolic profiles, and antioxidant capacities of soy milk as affected by ultrahigh-temperature and traditional processing methods. J. Agric. Food Chem. 2009, 57 (11), 4706–4717.
  • Baojun Xu, Sam K.C. Chang. Total phenolic, phenolic acid, anthocyanin, flavan-3-ol, and flavonol profiles and antioxidant properties of pinto and black beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) as affected by thermal processing. J. Agric. Food Chem. 2009, 57 (11), 4754–4764.
  • Baojun Xu, Sam K.C. Chang. Characterization of phenolic substances and antioxidant properties of food soybeans grown in North Dakota-Minnesota region. J. Agric. Food Chem. 2008, 56(19); 9102-9113.
  • S.H. Yuan, Sam K. C. Chang, Z.S. Liu, Baojun Xu. Elimination of trypsin inhibitor activity and beany flavor in soy milk by consecutive blanching and ultrahigh-temperature (UHT) processing. J. Agric. Food Chem. 2008, 56(17), 7957-7963.
  • Baojun Xu, Sam K.C. Chang. Total phenolics, phenolic acids, isoflavones, anthocyanins and antioxidant properties of yellow and black soybeans as affected by thermal processing. J. Agric. Food Chem. 2008, 56(15), 7165-7175.
  • Baojun Xu, Sam K.C. Chang. Antioxidant capacity of seed coat, dehulled bean and whole black soybean (Glycine max (L.) Merr.) in relation to their distributions of total phenolics, phenolic acids, anthocyanins and isoflavones. J. Agric. Food Chem. 2008, 56(18), 8365-8373.
  • Baojun Xu, Sam K.C. Chang. Effect of soaking, cooking, and steaming on antioxidant properties of cool season food legumes. Food Chemistry 2008, 110, 1-13.
  • Baojun Xu, Sam K.C. Chang. Phenolic compositions and antioxidant properties of black bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) as affected by domestic processing. J. Food Sci. 2008, 73(2), H19-H27.
  • Baojun Xu, S.H. Yuan, Sam K.C. Chang. Comparative studies on the antioxidant activities of nine common food legumes against copper-induced human low-density lipoprotein oxidation in vitro. J. Food Sci. 2007, 72(7), 522-527.(PI was interviewed by Reader's Digest, news was published on March, 2008)
  • Baojun Xu, S.H. Yuan, Sam K.C. Chang. Comparative analyses of phenolic composition and antioxidant capacity of cool season legumes with other selected food legumes J. Food Sci. 2007, 72 (2), S167-S177. (ORAC antioxidant values of food legumes were incorporated into USDA National Nutrients Database (website: http:/
  •  Baojun Xu, Sam K.C. Chang. A comparative study on phenolic profiles and antioxidant activities of legumes as affected by extraction solvents J. Food Sci. 2007, 72 (2), S159-S166. (Received Certificates of Recognition for one of top 5 most cited paper in 2010 IFT meeting)
  • Baojun Xu, X.Q. Jia, L.J. Gu, C.K. Sung. Review on the qualitative and quantitative analysis of the mycotoxin citrinin. Food Control. 2006, 17, 271-285. (Review)

Dr. Karen Poon

  • Yu HY., Wang SJ., Cai ZW., Poon K. Differential handling of toxic chemicals by stress shock algae. (submitted)
  • Wang SJ.,Poon K., Cai ZW. Biodegradation and removal of 3,4-dichloroaniline by Chlorella pyrenoidosa based on liquid chromatography – electrospray ionization – mass spectrometry. Environmental Science and Pollutant Research (in press) 2012
  • Guan X & Poon K. Higher phytotoxicity of o-cresol to local Chinese vegetables. Electron Journal of Environmental, Agricultural and Food Chemistry 11(2): 38-43, 2012
  • Yu HY., Wang SJ., Cai ZW., Poon K. Stress response exhibited by local algae increased the quantity of toxic compound. Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Environmental Pollution and Remediation. No.116, 2012
  • Poon K., K.L. Hon & J.J. Huang The phytotoxicity of 2,4,6-trichlorophenol and phenol to local agricultural plant species in china. WIT Transactions on Ecology and the Environment 152:203-213, 2011
  • Doherty M.M. Poon K., Tsang C. & Pang K.S. Transport is not rate-limiting in Morphine Glucuronidation in the single pass perfused rat liver preparation. Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics 317: 890-900, 2006.

Dr. Vincent Yeung

  • S. Y. Tan, C. K. Yeung, E. Tako, R. P. Glahn, R. M. Welch, X. Lei and D. D. Miller. Iron bioavailability to piglets from red and white common beans (Phaseolus vulgaris). Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 2008, 56, 5008-5014.
  • S. Lynch, T. Bothwell, L. Campbell, K. Cowan, L. M. Hoppe, L. Hallberg, L. Hulthén, J. R. Hunt, R. Hurrell, D. Miller, J. H. Swain, R. Soloman, E. Turner, P. Winichagoon, C. K. Yeung, C. Zeder, and M. B. Zimmermann. A comparison of physical properties, screening procedures and a human efficacy trial for predicting the bioavailability of commercial elemental iron powders used for food fortification. International Journal for Vitamin and Nutrition Research 2007, 77: 107-124.
  • L. Zhu, C. K. Yeung, R. P. Glahn and D. D. Miller. Iron dissociates from the NaFeEDTA complex prior to or during intestinal absorption in rats. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 2006, 54: 7929-7934.
  • L. Zhu, R. P. Glahn, C. K. Yeung and D. D. Miller. Iron uptake by Caco-2 cells from NaFeEDTA and FeSO4: Effects of ascorbic acid, pH, and a Fe(II) chelating agent. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 2006, 54: 7924-7928.

Dr. Bo Lei

  • Bo Lei & Jianping Wu. Purification of egg yolk phosivitin by anion exchange chromatography. Journal of Chromatography A. (Accepted, 2012).
  • Lei Bo., Kaustuv Majumder, Shengwen, Shen and Jianping Wu. Effect of sonication on thermolysin hydrolysis of ovotransferrin. Food Chem., 2011, 124 (3), 808-815.

Dr. Chunfai Yu

  • Xiao, Z., Yang, J., Luo Q. and Yu, C.F. (2012). A Toxicological Study of Puffer Fishes Collected from Zhuhai, China (in Chinese). Chinese Agricultural Science Bulletin 28, 104 -107.
  • Xiao, Z. and Yu, C.F. (2012). An open-label study on the efficacy of Waton sole patches applied on people with swollen legs or feet. Adaptive Medicine 4(2), 90 – 93.
  • Hongtao Lei, Gang Xue, Yu, C.F., Simon A. Haughey, Sergei A. Eremin, Yuanming Sun, Zhanhui Wang, Zhenlin Xu, Hong Wang, Yudong Shena, Qing Wu. Fluorescence polarization as a tool for the detection of a widely used herbicide, butachlor, in polluted waters.a biodiesel production. Analytical Methods 2011, 3, 2334 – 2340.
  • Leng, H., Yang, J., and Yu, C.F. Converting agricultural biomass wastes into cellulosic ethanol by fermentation. Proceedings of the International Conference of Solid Waste 2011 Moving Towards Sustainable Resource Management, 2011, 576 – 578.
  • Yu, C.H., Yu, C.F., Tam, S., and Yu, P.H.F. Rapid screening of tetrodotoxin in urine and plasma of patients with puffer fish poisoning by HPLC with creatine correction. Food Additives and Contaminants 2011, 27, 89 – 96.
  • Zhi, J., Yu, C.F., Wu, Z., Li, C., and Ruan, H. A study of using indoor potted plants to purify formaldehyde released from newly laid wooden floor (in Chinese). Chinese Agricultural Science Bulletin 2010, 27(2), 196 – 198.
  • Laymithuna Ngy, Kenji Tada, Yu, C.F., Takatani, T., Arakawa, O. "Occurrence of paralytic shellfish toxins in Cambodian mekong pufferfish Tetraodon turgidus: Selective toxin accumulation in the skin". Toxicon 2008, 51, 280 – 288.
  • Laymithuna Ngy, Yu, C.F., Takatani, T. and Arakawa, O. "Toxicity assessment for the horseshoe crab Carcinoscorpius rotundicauda collected from Cambodia". Toxicon 2007, 49, 843 – 847.

Prof. Genfa Zhang

  • Zhang Jun, Rod Chiodini, Ahmed Badr, Genfa Zhang. The impact of next-generation sequencing on genomics. JGG,Journal of Genetics and genomics. 2011, 38, 95-109.
  • Ke Li, Haichan Yu, Xiaoqu Li, Yugang Wang, Fengshou Zhang, Hongyu Zhou, Jun Zhangd, Hongjie Li, Genfa Zhang. Mutation analysis of coding DNA sequences (CDS) in Arabidopsis thaliana implanted with low energy ions. Mutagenesis (submitted in reviewing, 2011).
  • Yu Haichan Jin Zhao, Jing Xu, Xiaoqu Li, Fengshou Zhang, Jun Zhang, Genfa Zhang. Detection of DNA methylation changes induced by low-energy ion implantation in Arabidopsis thaliana (submitted in reviewing, 2011).
  • Sun Changhui, Linchuan Liu, Jiuyou Tang, Aihong Lin, Fantao Zhang, Jun Fang, Genfa Zhang*, Chengcai Chu, RLIN1, encoding a putative coproporphyrinogen III oxidase, is involved in lesion initiation in rice. Journal of Genetics and Genomics 2011, 38, 29-37.
  • Zhou YiJun, Gao Fei, Li XiaoFeng, Zhang Jun & Zhang GenFa. Alterations in phosphoproteome under salt stress in Thellungiella roots Plant. Chinese Science Bulletin. 2010, 55(32), 3673–3679.
  • Ke Li, Shan Jiang, Haichan Yu, Jin Zhao, Fengshou Zhang, Christopher Carr, Jun Zhang, Genfa Zhang*. Analysis of charge and mass effects on peroxidase expressions and activities in Arabidopsis thaliana after low-energy ion irradiation. Mutat Res-Gen Tox En. 2009, 680, 64-69.
  • Gao F, Zhou Y, Zhu W, Li X, Fan L, Zhang Genfa*, Proteomic analysis of cold stress-responsive proteins in Thellungiella rosette leaves. Planta. 2009 (230):1033-1046.
  • GAO Fei, ZHOU YiJun, HUANHG LingYun, He Dacheng and Zhang GenFa, Proteomic analysis of long-term salinity stress-responsive proteins in Thellungiella halophila leaves, Chinese Science Bulletin. 2008, 53(22), 3530-3537.
  • Geng Hongwei, Lu Shi, Wei Li, Bo Zhang, Chengcai Chu, Hongjie Li, Genfa Zhang. Gene expression of jojoba (Simmondsia chinensis) leaves exposed to drying. Environmental and Experimental Botany, 2008, 63, 137–146.
  • Li K, Yanli Nie, Dongzheng Zhang, Jun Zhang, Genfa Zhang. AFLP Analysis of Arabidopsis Thaliana Treated by Low-Energy Ion Beam, Plasma Science, IEEE Transactions on plasma science, 2007, 35 (2), 454 – 459.
  • Ruitong Zhai, Geng Meng, Yanmei Zhao, Bin Liu, Genfa Zhang, Xiaofeng Zheng. A novel nuclear-localized adenylate kinase properties from Caenorhabditis elegans, FEBS letters, 2006, 580, 3811-3817.
  • Shi Xiaoming, Ke Li, Yanli Nie and Genfa Zhang.Biochemistry and Genetic Analysis of Bioeffect of Low Energy N+ Implantation and γ-radiation on Arabidopsis thaliana,Frontiers of Biology in China– Selected Publications from Chinese Universities,2006 (1), 41-45.
  • Genfa Zhang, SHI Xiao-Ming, NIE Yan-Li,JIANG Shan,Jun ZHANG, Mutagenesis of Arabidopsis thaliana by N+ ion implantation, Plasma Science and Technology, 2006, 8 (3), 372-376.