Chien-yu Huang

Chien-yu Huang
Taipei Medical University | TMU · College of Medicine

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Malignant glioma can be divided into grade III (Gr. III) and grade IV (Gr. IV). Gr. III glioma patients have significantly better overall survival (OS) than those with Gr. IV glioma, also known as glioblastoma multiforme (GBM). We explored differentially expressed genes (DEGs) from the GSE4290 and GSE109857 datasets between Gr. III and Gr. IV gliom...
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Oxaliplatin resistance is a major issue in the treatment of p53 mutant colorectal cancer (CRC). Finding the specific biomarkers would improve therapeutic efficacy of patients with CRC. In order to figure out the biomarker for CRC patients with mutant p53 access oxaliplatin, a Gene Expression Omnibus dataset (GSE42387) was used to determine differen...
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Background: Exposure to nicotine has been observed associated with tumor progression, metastasis, and therapy resistance of many cancers. Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is one major cancer related to the liver and the most difficult to treat malignancies worldwide. The underlying mechanism of nicotine in the stimulation of HCC tumorigenesis is sti...
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The incidence of colorectal cancer (CRC) has increased significantly in the past decade. Early diagnosis and new therapeutics are still urgently needed for CRC in clinical practice. Human α-defensin 6 (HD6) plays a defense role against microbes in the gastrointestinal tract. However, the role and mechanism of HD6 in CRC is still unresolved. Specime...
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Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a worldwide health problem. Currently, there is no effective therapeutic strategy for HCC patients. Chewing areca nut is closely associated with oral cancer and liver cirrhosis. The therapeutic effect of areca nut extract (ANE) on HCC is unknown. Our results revealed that ANE treatment caused a reduction in cell vi...
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Thyroid cancer is the most common endocrine malignancy. Patients with well-differentiated thyroid cancers, such as papillary and follicular cancers, have a favorable prognosis. However, poorly differentiated thyroid cancers, such as medullary, squamous and anaplastic advanced thyroid cancers, are very aggressive and insensitive to radioiodine treat...
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Developing treatment strategies for triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) has become an important clinical challenge. Currently, taxane-based chemotherapy is one of the standard treatments for TNBC. However, determining the key factor of taxane-resistance is urgently in need for clinical treatment for breast cancer. We used GEO data to generate pacl...
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Colorectal cancer (CRC) is a worldwide health problem. Glucose-regulated protein 94 (GRP94) is known as an important endoplasmic reticulum-stress response protein that shows correlation with aggressive cancer behavior. However, the role of GRP94 in CRC is still unclear. Our results showed that silencing GRP94 (GRP94-KD) reduced cell proliferation,...
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Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a global health problem. Currently, there is no effective therapeutic strategy for HCC. Methyl gallate (MG), from plant-derived phenolic gallic acid, has exhibited antitumor efficacy. However, the effect of MG on HCC is unclear. In vitro growth activity was detected by a sulforhodamine assay. A zebrafish xenotransp...
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Lycopene is the most abundant carotenoid in tomatoes, which has been identified to have the properties of anti-inflammation in addition to the capability to inhibit the expression of adhesion molecules. Intercellular adhesion molecules play a critical role in the pathogenesis of psoriasis. Here, we report that the topical use of a lycopene decrease...
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Background: Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the third most common cancer in the world. Genome-wide association studies are a powerful method to analyze the status of single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in specific genes. Heat shock proteins (HSPs) were found to be involved in the cancer progression and chemoresistance. However, there is still no fur...
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Background: Liver metastases are the most common cause of colorectal cancer (CRC) related deaths, with no reliable clinical predictors. Therefore, identifying potential candidate predictors is crucial for clinical application and management. Methodology: The Gene Expression Omnibus (GEO) datasets GSE49355, GSE41258 and GSE81558 for genes and GSE540...
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p> Background: Liver metastases are the most common cause of colorectal cancer (CRC) related deaths, with no reliable clinical predictors. Therefore, identifying potential candidate predictors is crucial for clinical application and management. Methodology: The Gene Expression Omnibus (GEO) datasets GSE49355, GSE41258 and GSE81558 for genes and GS...
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MicroRNA regulation is crucial for gene expression and cell functions. It has been linked to tumorigenesis, development and metastasis in colorectal cancer (CRC). Recently, the let-7 family has been identified as a tumor suppressor in different types of cancers. However, the function of the let-7 family in CRC metastasis has not been fully investig...
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An ultrasensitive light-responsive block copolymer, a combination of multi-armed poly(ethylene glycol)-b-poly(caprolactone) polymer as a water-soluble element and maleimide-anthracene linkers as a photosensitive group, was successfully synthesized and rapidly self-assembles to form spherical micellar nanoparticles in aqueous media and phosphate-buf...
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Background: Liver metastases are the major cause of colorectal cancer (CRC)-related deaths. However, there is no reliable clinical predictor for CRC progression to liver metastasis. In this study, we investigated possible predictors (miRNAs and biomarkers) for clinical application. Methodology: The Gene Expression Omnibus (GEO) datasets GSE49355...
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Upregulated differentially expressed genes (DEGs) in GSE49355, GSE41258 and GSE81558. (XLSX)
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Common downregulated differentially expressed genes (DEGs) between GSE49355, GSE41258 and GSE81558. (XLSX)
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Downregulated differentially expressed genes (DEGs) in GSE49355, GSE41258 and GSE81558. (XLSX)
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Common upregulated differentially expressed genes (DEGs) between GSE49355, GSE41258 and GSE81558. (XLSX)
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Advanced colorectal cancer (CRC) survival rates are still low despite advances in cytotoxic and targeted therapies. The development of new effective or alternative therapies is therefore urgently needed. Bromelain, an extract of pineapple, was shown to have anticancer effects, but its mechanisms in CRC have not been fully explored. Therefore, the r...
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The poor prognosis of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) has been attributed to a high frequency of tumor metastasis and recurrence even after successful surgical resection. With less than 30% of patients benefiting from curative treatment, alternative treatment regimens for patients with advanced HCC are needed. Propyl gallate (PG), a synthetic antiox...
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Background Osteosarcoma (OS) is the most common and most aggressive primary solid malignant bone tumor in children and young adults and has high rates of recurrence and metastasis. The endoplasmic reticulum (ER) stress pathway is important in regulating the chemo-responsiveness of cancer. However, the role of glucose-regulated protein 94 (GRP94) in...
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The incidence of colorectal cancer (CRC) has significantly increased in recent decades, and this disease has become an important health issue worldwide. Currently, there is no useful prognostic or diagnostic biomarker for CRC. Heat shock protein 27 (HSP27) is a chaperone that interacts with many proteins. HSP27 has been shown to be overexpressed in...
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Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory skin disease. Even though scientists predict that abnormalities in lipid metabolism play an important role in the pathogenesis of psoriasis, the actual underlying mechanisms are still unclear. Therefore, understanding the possible relationship between mechanisms of the occurrence of psoriasis and dyslipidemia is...
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Dipeptidyl peptidase‐4 (DPP‐4) inhibitors are a well‐known and novel class of oral anti‐hyperglycemic drugs. DPP‐4 inhibition facilitates ulcer healing in patients with diabetes. However, the actual mechanisms, which are independent of lower blood glucose levels, are still unknown. Therefore, the aim of this study was to analyze the effect of the D...
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The problem of therapeutic resistance and chemotherapeutic efficacy is tricky and critical in the management of colorectal cancer (CRC). Curcumin is a promising anti-cancer agent. Heat shock protein 27 (HSP27) is correlated with CRC progression and is said to affect CRC response to different therapies. However, the role of HSP27 on the therapeutic...
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Breast cancer is the most common malignancy in women and the second leading cause of cancer death in women. Triple negative breast cancer (TNBC) subtype is a breast cancer subset without ER (estrogen receptor), PR (progesterone receptor) and HER2 (human epidermal growth factor receptor 2) expression, limiting treatment options and presenting a poor...
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Background/aim: Androgen deprivation therapy remains the principal treatment for patients with advanced prostate cancer, though, most patients will eventually develop hormone-refractory prostate cancer (HRPC). Androgen ablation mediated maspin-induction has been identified in cancer patients. However, the role of maspin on the anticancer activity...
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Bevacizumab combined with cytotoxic chemotherapy is the backbone of metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC) therapy; however, its treatment efficacy is hampered by therapeutic resistance. Therefore, understanding the mechanisms underlying bevacizumab resistance is crucial to increasing the therapeutic efficacy of bevacizumab. The Gene Expression Omnibu...
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Down-regulated bevacizumab-resistant genes. (DOCX)
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Esophageal cancer is a worldwide health problem with a very poor prognosis. Therefore, new diagnostic biomarkers or therapeutic strategies for identifying and managing esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) are urgently needed. Glucoseregulated protein 94 (GRP94) is one of major endoplasmic reticulum-stress response proteins that plays a key rol...
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Breast cancer is the most common malignancies in women and the second leading cause of cancer death in women. Triple negative breast cancer (TNBC) subtype is a breast cancer subset without ER, PR and HER2 expression, limiting treatment options and presenting a poorer survival rate. Thus, we investigated whether HDACi would be used as potential anti...
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Heat shock protein 27 (Hsp27) is a key chaperone that interacts with over 200 client proteins. The expression of Hsp27 might be correlated with poor outcome in many types of cancer. Previous study indicated that Hsp27 might be an important biomarker in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). However, the detailed mechanism is less well understood. The shRN...
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Background Esophageal cancer is a worldwide health problem with a very poor prognosis as most patients present very late when the disease is advanced and difficult to cure. It is urgent to figure out a diagnostic and therapeutic strategy. Glucose-regulated protein 94 (GRP94) has been found highly correlation with cancer progression. However, the ro...
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Gastric cancer is an important health issue worldwide. Currently, improving the therapeutic efficacy of chemotherapy drugs is an important goal of cancer research. Alpha-7 nicotine acetylcholine receptor (A7-nAChR) is the key molecule that mediates gastric cancer progression, metastasis, and therapy responses; however, the role of A7-nAChR in the t...
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Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is one of the leading causes of cancer death worldwide. Cancer metastasis is a major obstacle in clinical cancer therapy. The mechanisms underlying the metastasis of HCC remain unclear. Glucose-regulated protein 94 (GRP94) is a key protein involved in mediating cancer progression, and it is highly expressed in HCC spe...
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Gastric cancer is difficult to cure because most patients are diagnosed at an advanced disease stage. Systemic chemotherapy remains an important therapy for gastric cancer, but both progression-free survival and disease-free survival associated with various combination regimens are limited because of refractoriness and chemoresistance. Accumulating...
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Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a crucial health issue worldwide. High glucose-regulated protein 94 (GRP94) expression has been observed in different types of cancer, suggesting a link between tumor progression and GRP94 expression. However, the mechanisms underlying the role of GRP94 in HCC progression remain unclear. We used specific small hair...
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Androgen deprivation therapy has constituted the main treatment for prostate cancer; however, tumors ultimately progress to hormone-independent prostate cancer (HIPC), and suitable therapeutic strategies for HIPC are not available. Maspin, which is also known as mammary serine protease inhibitor, has been suggested to be a valuable focus for target...
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To search for reliable biomarkers and drug targets for management of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), we performed a global proteomic analysis of a pair of HCC cell lines with distinct differentiation statuses using 2-DE coupled with MALDI-TOF MS. In total, 106 and 55 proteins were successfully identified from the total cell lysate and the cytosolic...
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Colorectal cancer is one of the most common cancers worldwide. Surgery is usually the primary treatment for colon cancers that have not spread to distant sites. However, chemotherapy may be considered after surgery to eliminate remaining cancer cells or in case the cancer has a high risk of recurrence. Oxaliplatin is often used in combination regim...
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Background: Gastric cancer is important healthy issue in the worldwide. A7-nAChR has become a potential therapeutic target for cancer. Highly expression of A7-nAChR caused the benefit of cell survival in gastric cancers. However, it is unclear for the role of A7-nAChR in chemotherapy therapy on gastric cancer. Methods: In this study, we generated A...
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Gastric cancer is the second most common cause of cancer mortality worldwide. Most gastric cancer patients are asymptomatic until the advanced stages, for which current therapeutic treatments are suboptimal. 5-Fluorouracil (5-FU), an antimetabolite agent, is widely used in gastric cancer therapy. However, the presence of drug resistance in gastric...
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Glucose-regulated protein 78 (GRP78) is a key modulator of prostate cancer progression and therapeutic resistance. Prostate cancer is a worldwide health problem, and therapeutic resistance is a critical obstacle for the treatment of hormone-refractory prostate cancer patients. Shikonin inhibits prostate cancer proliferation and metastasis. However,...
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Glucose-regulated protein 78 (GRP78) is expressed as part of the molecular response to endoplasmic reticulum (ER) stress and mediates protein folding within the cell. GRP78 is also an important biomarker of cancer progression and the therapeutic response of patients with different cancer types. However, the role of GRP78 in the cytotoxic effect of...
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Glucose-regulated protein 78 (GRP78) is a key chaperone and stress response protein. Previous studies have demonstrated that high GRP78 expression may be correlated with cancer progression and therapeutic response. However, the role of GRP78 in the metastasis of colon cancer is unclear. In this study, we used small interfering RNA (siRNA) to knock...
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Glucose-regulated protein 78 (GRP78) is the key regulator of endoplasmic reticular (ER) function. Expression of GRP78 was correlated with malignancy in different cancers. However, the role of GRP78 in the cytotoxic effect of curcumin on colon cancer cells is still unclear. A silencing RNA (siRNA) technique was used to knock down GRP78 expression. T...
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Activating transcription factor 3 (ATF3) is a stress-induced transcription factor with diverse functions under disease states in multiple cell types. ATF3 has neuroprotective action against cerebral ischemia, which may involve caspase 3. However, the molecular mechanisms underlying ATF3 regulation of apoptosis are largely unknown. Here, we used gai...
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15-Deoxy-∆(12,14)-PGJ2 (15d-PGJ2) and thiazolidinedione attenuate reactive oxygen species (ROS) production via a peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-gamma (PPAR-γ)-dependent pathway. Nonetheless, how PPAR-γ mediates ROS production to ameliorate ischemic brain injury is not clear. Recent studies indicated that nicotinamide adenine dinucleotid...
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As the growth of the aging population continues to accelerate globally, increased prevalence of neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer's disease (AD), Parkinson's disease (PD), and stroke, has generated substantial public concern. Unfortunately, despite of discoveries of common factors underlying these diseases, few drugs are available to...
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Stroke, or brain attack, is the third leading cause of death and the leading cause of adult disability worldwide. There is a great demand for intervention therapy. Unfortunately, although more than 700 drugs that target neuroprotection showed beneficial effects in preclinical animal studies, none of them proved efficacious in treating stroke patien...
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The study evaluates the short term impacts of an intensive control program for the appropriate us of antimicrobials, and to provide a novel strategy for antimicrobial control in inpatient wards in Taiwan. In September 2002, a dual intensive antimicrobial control program was implemented within a 921-bed medical center in Taiwan. The study sample inc...

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