Research Topics

Genomes and Genes


Sumate Ampawong



  1. Aramwit P, Luplertlop N, Kanjanapruthipong T, Ampawong S. Effect of urea-extracted sericin on melanogenesis: potential applications in post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation. Biol Res. 2018;51:54 pubmed publisher
    ..In summary, sericin suppresses melanogenesis by inhibition of tyrosinase activity, reduction of inflammation and allergy, and modulation of MITF function. ..
  2. Tirawanchai N, Supapornhemin S, Somkasetrin A, Suktitipat B, Ampawong S. Regulatory effect of Phikud Navakot extract on HMG-CoA reductase and LDL-R: potential and alternate agents for lowering blood cholesterol. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2018;18:258 pubmed publisher
    ..05). The use of Ya-Hom Navakot or PN may provide an alternative treatment to lower cholesterol through HMGCR gene inhibition and LDL-R gene enhancement. ..
  3. Ampawong S, Chaisri U, Viriyavejakul P, Prapansilp P, Grau G, Turner G, et al. A potential role for interleukin-33 and γ-epithelium sodium channel in the pathogenesis of human malaria associated lung injury. Malar J. 2015;14:389 pubmed publisher
    ..Both VSMC and bronchial γ-ENaC downregulation may explain pulmonary fluid disturbances and participate in PE pathogenesis in severe malaria patients. ..
  4. Ampawong S, Aramwit P. Tolerogenic responses of CD206+, CD83+, FOXP3+, and CTLA-4 to sericin/polyvinyl alcohol/glycerin scaffolds relevant to IL-33 and HSP60 activity. Histol Histopathol. 2016;31:1011-27 pubmed publisher
    ..Our findings suggested that salt-leached sericin/PVA/glycerin scaffolds were tolerogenic, induced a low inflammatory response and were appropriate for wound dressing applications. ..
  5. Ampawong S, Isarangkul D, Aramwit P. Sericin improves heart and liver mitochondrial architecture in hypercholesterolaemic rats and maintains pancreatic and adrenal cell biosynthesis. Exp Cell Res. 2017;358:301-314 pubmed publisher