Hua-Hsien Chiu

Hua-Hsien Chiu
Fooyin University · Biotechnologh

Ph. D

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In this work, engineered freshwater cyanobacteria (Synechococcus elongatus PCC7942-hspA) were cultivated with CO2 and seawater to harvest biomass, optimize biomass hydrolysis conditions to increase the sugar concentration in the hydrolysate and use it as a feedstock for the coproduction of acetoin and succinate. Since the hydrolysate contains gluco...
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The adjuvant activity of chicken interleukin-12 (chIL-12) protein has been described as similar to that of mammalian IL-12. Recombinant chIL-12 can be produced using several methods, but chIL-12 production in eukaryotic cells is lower than that in prokaryotic cells. Stimulating compounds, such as dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO), can be added to animal ce...
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A cDNA encoding a 7 transmembrane (7TM) receptor gene from the adherent cells of chicken peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMC) was cloned and characterized. The open reading frame of the chicken-7TM (Ch-7TM) receptor gene was 1008 nucleotides long, encoding a protein of 335 amino acid residues with a molecular mass of approximately 37.1 kDa. Hy...
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Pyrolysis enables ZnCl2 immersed biosolid to be reused, but some hazardous air pollutants are emitted during this process. Physical characteristics of biosolid adsorbents were investigated in this work. In addition, the constituents of pyrolytic exhaust were determined to evaluate the exhaust characteristics. Results indicated that the pyrolytic te...
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In this study, we investigated whether the protective effects of Neonauclea reticulata water extract against ultraviolet B (UVB) irradiation in human skin fibroblast cell cultures (Hs68) are governed by its ability to protect against oxidative stress and expression of matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs). We found that Neonauclea reticulata extract exh...
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In this study, we investigated the antioxidant activity and anti-photoaging properties of an extract of Flemingia macrophylla, a plant rich in isoflavonoid content. Pretreatment of fibroblasts with Flemingia macrophylla extract (FME) inhibited elastase activity, promoted the protein expression of type I procollagen, and attenuated the phosphorylati...
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Biosludge can be reused as an adsorbent after ZnCl(2) activation, pyrolysis, washing with HCl and distilled water, and drying. But the pyrolysis exhaust of ZnCl(2) immersed sludge can be hazardous to human health and the environment. The chemical composition, including carbon, nitrogen, hydrogen, sulfur and 21 trace elements, as well as the physica...
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Polyphenols and flavonoids possess a variety of biological activities including antioxidant and anti-tumor activities. Ixora parviflora is a member of the flavonoid-rich Rubiaceae family of flowering plants and used as folk medicine in India. The aim of this study was to investigate the antioxidant activity of Ixora parviflora extract (IPE) in a ce...
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Recombinant fowlpox virus (rFPV/HN) expressing Newcastle disease virus (NDV) HN gene and rFPV/HN/chIL-12 co-expressing chicken IL-12 (chIL-12) and HN (rHN/chIL-12) genes have been characterized. rHN/chIL-12 or rchIL-12, expressed by our previous construct rFPV/chIL-12, co-administered with rHN was assessed for adjuvant activities of chIL-12. Chicke...
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A recombinant fowlpox virus (rFPV/VP2) expressing infectious bursal diseases virus (IBDV) VP2 gene has been constructed. After purification and identification of rFPV/VP2, the adjuvant activity of the recombinant chicken IL-12 (rchIL-12), synthesized by our previous construct of rFPV/chIL-12, in rFPV/VP2-expressed rVP2 antigen was assessed in one-w...
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Background The melanoma-associated antigen (MAGE) gene family consists of different expression patterns in various tumor types. They are considered tumor-specific antigens and are ideal targets for cancer immunotherapy. The purpose of this study is to identify the expression profiles of the MAGE family genes in Taiwanese colorectal cancer patients....
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The single chain chicken interleukin-12 (chIL-12)- or mature chIL-18-encoding region was cloned into the nonessential gene F11L of fowlpox virus (FPV) to generate the recombinant (r) FPV/chIL-12 (rFPV/chIL-12) or rFPV/chIL-18 for rchIL-12 or rchIL-18 production. Splenocytes of chickens were cultured with various dilutions of binary-ethylenimine (BE...
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Carbonyls emitted from essential oils can affect the air quality when they are used in indoors, especially under poor ventilation conditions. Lavender, lemon, rose, rosemary, and tea tree oils were selected as typical and popular essential oils to investigate in terms of composition, thermal characteristics and fifteen carbonyl constituents. Based...
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Chemotherapy is an important postsurgery adjuvant therapy in the treatment of breast cancer. However, because of the individual genotype differences of patients, the drug efficacy differs from person to person, even when the same chemotherapy drug is administered. The purpose of this research was to probe the gene expression profiles to predict the...
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Epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR)-directed tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs) have been established as a treatment option in patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Clinically, PCR and RFLP are commonly used to evaluate the efficacy of TKIs, and these methods require cancer tissues to proceed. In the event a peripheral blood...
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Essential oils containing aromatic compounds can affect air quality when used indoors. Five typical and popular essential oils—rose, lemon, rosemary, tea tree and lavender—were investigated in terms of composition, thermal characteristics, volatile organic compound (VOC) constituents, and emission factors. The activation energy was 6.3–8.6 kcal mol...
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This study uses fluidic engineering to develop a fully automatic genechip analyzer, which runs automatically on the weighted enzymatic chip array platform. The combination of the two systems is called the WEnCA-automatic system. The clinical applicability of WEnCA-automatic was defined, including the sensitivity, specificity and the accuracy. The r...
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To understand epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) and KRAS alterations among tissues of lung cancer patients in Taiwan, and to further understand how they are related, we used tumor tissues from the non-small cell lung cancer patients and performed a complete analysis. In the experimental results, coexisting EGFR and KRAS mutations were found i...
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In 2008, the National Comprehensive Cancer Network suggested conducting a KRAS mutations test in metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC) patients prior to administering therapy that uses anti-epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) monoclonal antibody. However, tests of KRAS mutations have been limited when traditional molecular techniques, such as pol...
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Natto, a traditional Japanese soy food, contains nattokinase, a potent fibrinolytic enzyme with fibrinolytic properties. Statistical experimental methods were used to find the optimal conditions of nattokinase production by Bacillus natto. Effects of various nitrogen, carbon, and inorganic salt sources were investigated to select the optimal medium...
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Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is a polygenetic disease. Its incidence is increasing continuously in Taiwan as the standard of living improves. Current diabetes research is striving to identify those high at risk of T2DM through T2DM- associated gene studies. A number of techniques are available for the molecular detection of T2DM-associated genes...
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Mushroom polysaccharides are biologically active ingredients and potentially medicinally useful. In this study, we examined the medicinal fungus Antrodia camphorata. D2 Sequences of large subunit (LSU) ribosomal DNA (rDNA) were obtained from A. camphorata and related fungal taxa using the MicroSeq D2 LSU rDNA sequencing kit. This kit was used to re...
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Activating mutation of the K-ras gene was one of the earliest discoveries of genetic alterations in lung cancer. Moreover, K-ras somatic mutations might be suggested for predicting resistance to molecular antibodies targeting the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR). However, activated K-ras mutant detection methods are limited to traditional te...
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The species of Antrodia are one of the difficult-to-classify and obscure groups of poroid Aphyllophorales based on morphological appearance. However, it is becoming increasingly important to reliably identify the entire suite of Antrodia camphorata strains and Antrodia species due to the potential pharmaceutical value of their biologically active i...
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This paper reports a systematic review whose objective was to determine the effectiveness of surgical hand scrubs in relation to bacterial growth on the hands of operating room staff members. Despite the need for surgical hand scrubs, evidence shows that frequent and prolonged use of antiseptics and brushes may damage the skin. Consequently, lesion...
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Mutations of codons 185 and 323, especially the W185X mutation, of the PVRL1 gene among non-syndromic cleft lip and/or palate (CL/P) patients and normal controls in Taiwan were studied in order to determine whether there are mutations that play a part in the formation of non-syndromic CL/P. A total of 76 patients were enrolled; 66 sporadic non-synd...
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In our previous study on the tumorigenesis of human functional adrenal tumors, we observed a high frequency of K-ras point mutations in clinical specimens. Furthermore, we cloned the mutated K-ras gene from the tumors and inserted it into vectors to transfect normal bovine adrenocortical cells to express the mutated K-ras gene. The mRNA level of st...
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Thesis (Ph. D.)--Northern Illinois University, 1994. Dept. of Chemistry. Includes bibliographical references (leaves [111]-113).

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