Shun Wan Chan

Summary

Affiliation: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Country: China

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Panax ginseng, Rhodiola rosea and Schisandra chinensis
    Shun Wan Chan
    Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 63:75-81. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Serum nitric oxide synthase activity is a novel predictor of impaired vasorelaxation in rats
    Enoch Chan
    State Key Laboratory of Chinese Medicine and Molecular Pharmacology, Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China
    Clin Exp Pharmacol Physiol 39:894-6. 2012
  3. doi request reprint A review of the anticancer and immunomodulatory effects of Lycium barbarum fruit
    Wai Man Tang
    Food Safety and Technology Research Centre, Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong SAR, People s Republic of China
    Inflammopharmacology 20:307-14. 2012
  4. doi request reprint A review of the pharmacological effects of Arctium lappa (burdock)
    Yuk Shing Chan
    State Key Laboratory of Chinese Medicine and Molecular Pharmacology, Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, SAR, People s Republic of China
    Inflammopharmacology 19:245-54. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Chlorogenic acid exhibits cholesterol lowering and fatty liver attenuating properties by up-regulating the gene expression of PPAR-α in hypercholesterolemic rats induced with a high-cholesterol diet
    Chun Wai Wan
    Food Safety and Technology Research Centre, Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    Phytother Res 27:545-51. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Danshensu is the major marker for the antioxidant and vasorelaxation effects of Danshen (Salvia miltiorrhiza) water-extracts produced by different heat water-extractions
    Xuelin Zhou
    School of Biomedical Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Phytomedicine 19:1263-9. 2012
  7. doi request reprint A review of the cardiovascular benefits and antioxidant properties of allicin
    Jackie Yan Yan Chan
    Food Safety and Technology Research Centre, Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, SAR, PR China
    Phytother Res 27:637-46. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Emodin induces cytotoxic effect in human breast carcinoma MCF-7 cell through modulating the expression of apoptosis-related genes
    Wing Yan Li
    Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China
    Pharm Biol 51:1175-81. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Ligusticum chuanxiong Prevents Ovariectomy-Induced Liver and Vascular Damage in Rats
    Chun Mei Li
    College of Light Industry and Food, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Guangdong Pharmaceutical College, Guangzhou, China, State Key Laboratory of Chinese Medicine and Molecular Pharmacology, Shenzhen, China
    Am J Chin Med 41:831-48. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Enhancement of in vitro and in vivo anticancer activities of polysaccharide peptide from Grifola frondosa by chemical modifications
    Janet Yuen Yan Chan
    Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Pharm Biol 49:1114-20. 2011

Collaborators

  • Ri fu Yang
  • John H K Yeung
  • Enoch Chan
  • Robbie Yat Kan Chan
  • Chun Wai Wan
  • Peter Hoi Fu Yu
  • Jian Hong Wu
  • Yiu Wa Kwan
  • Simon Ming Yuen Lee
  • George Pak Heng Leung
  • Ching Yee Kwok
  • Janet Yuen Yan Chan
  • Chun Mei Li
  • Wing Yan Li
  • Jackie Yan Yan Chan
  • De Jian Guo
  • Wai Man Tang
  • Tsz Shan Kam
  • Xuelin Zhou
  • Yuk Shing Chan
  • Xue Lian Tian
  • Man Sau Wong
  • Marcus Ho Yin Wong
  • Wing Kwan Pin
  • Xiao Li Dong
  • Ailsa Chui Ying Yuen
  • Candy Ngai Yan Wong
  • Tai qiu Qiu
  • Zhen yu He
  • Wing Fat-Yiu
  • Ho Pui Ho
  • Yan Deng
  • Siu Kai Kong
  • Jia Ming Yang
  • Pui Long Kwan
  • Pui Man Hoi
  • Cho Yee Wong
  • Sin Ming Chiu
  • Penelope M Y Or
  • Pou Seng Choi
  • Francis F Y Lam
  • Hui Ling Tseng
  • Kit San Yuen
  • Yee Ki Lee
  • Robbie Chan
  • Xing Xian Liu
  • Siu Hung Tsui
  • Kit Yee Leung
  • Ming Fai Chan
  • Long Ni Cheng
  • Ivan Ying Ming Chung
  • Shun Yin Sze
  • Kar Man Ng
  • Christina Chui Wa Poon
  • Chi Hang So
  • Alice Lai Shan Au
  • Sai Wang Seto
  • Cynthia Ying Kat Wong

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. doi request reprint Panax ginseng, Rhodiola rosea and Schisandra chinensis
    Shun Wan Chan
    Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 63:75-81. 2012
    ..Thus, in most cases, the art of the TCM practitioner is to prescribe these herbs after a complete evaluation of overall heath status of the patients...
  2. doi request reprint Serum nitric oxide synthase activity is a novel predictor of impaired vasorelaxation in rats
    Enoch Chan
    State Key Laboratory of Chinese Medicine and Molecular Pharmacology, Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China
    Clin Exp Pharmacol Physiol 39:894-6. 2012
    ..4. This finding is a good foundation for the development of a simple and low-cost alternative for diagnosing vascular diseases and evaluating the effectiveness of drugs on the vascular system in patients...
  3. doi request reprint A review of the anticancer and immunomodulatory effects of Lycium barbarum fruit
    Wai Man Tang
    Food Safety and Technology Research Centre, Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong SAR, People s Republic of China
    Inflammopharmacology 20:307-14. 2012
    ..It is not known whether there are any undesirable effects. Further studies on its pharmacological mechanisms and toxicology could facilitate a safe usage of this TCM herb...
  4. doi request reprint A review of the pharmacological effects of Arctium lappa (burdock)
    Yuk Shing Chan
    State Key Laboratory of Chinese Medicine and Molecular Pharmacology, Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, SAR, People s Republic of China
    Inflammopharmacology 19:245-54. 2011
    ..However, it is also essential to be aware of the side effects of burdock including contact dermatitis and other allergic/inflammatory responses that might be evoked by burdock...
  5. doi request reprint Chlorogenic acid exhibits cholesterol lowering and fatty liver attenuating properties by up-regulating the gene expression of PPAR-α in hypercholesterolemic rats induced with a high-cholesterol diet
    Chun Wai Wan
    Food Safety and Technology Research Centre, Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    Phytother Res 27:545-51. 2013
    ..The hypocholesterolemic functions of chlorogenic acid are probably due to the increase in fatty acids unitization in liver via the up-regulation of peroxisome proliferation-activated receptor α mRNA...
  6. doi request reprint Danshensu is the major marker for the antioxidant and vasorelaxation effects of Danshen (Salvia miltiorrhiza) water-extracts produced by different heat water-extractions
    Xuelin Zhou
    School of Biomedical Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Phytomedicine 19:1263-9. 2012
    ..Danshensu is, therefore, a useful marker for the quality control of Danshen water-extracts in antioxidant and vasodilation, while tanshinone IIA for anti-apoptotic potential of different extracts...
  7. doi request reprint A review of the cardiovascular benefits and antioxidant properties of allicin
    Jackie Yan Yan Chan
    Food Safety and Technology Research Centre, Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, SAR, PR China
    Phytother Res 27:637-46. 2013
    ..Other pharmacological benefits such as anticancer and antimicrobial activities were also discussed. It is concluded that allicin can be potentially developed into a health product for the cardiovascular system...
  8. doi request reprint Emodin induces cytotoxic effect in human breast carcinoma MCF-7 cell through modulating the expression of apoptosis-related genes
    Wing Yan Li
    Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China
    Pharm Biol 51:1175-81. 2013
    ..The growth inhibitory effects of emodin might involve both the intrinsic and the extrinsic apoptotic pathways and cell cycle arrest. ..
  9. doi request reprint Ligusticum chuanxiong Prevents Ovariectomy-Induced Liver and Vascular Damage in Rats
    Chun Mei Li
    College of Light Industry and Food, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Guangdong Pharmaceutical College, Guangzhou, China, State Key Laboratory of Chinese Medicine and Molecular Pharmacology, Shenzhen, China
    Am J Chin Med 41:831-48. 2013
    ..Taken together, LC may be a promising natural supplement for postmenopausal women to prevent NAFLD and CVDs. ..
  10. doi request reprint Enhancement of in vitro and in vivo anticancer activities of polysaccharide peptide from Grifola frondosa by chemical modifications
    Janet Yuen Yan Chan
    Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Pharm Biol 49:1114-20. 2011
    ..Grifola frondosa (Polyporaceae), maitake, is a widely consumed edible mushroom in some Asian countries. The fruit bodies and mycelia of maitake have shown different bioactive compounds with anticancer and other therapeutic properties...
  11. doi request reprint Effects and mechanism of turmeric vasorelaxation of the thoracic aorta in hypercholesterolemic rats
    Tsz Shan Kam
    Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
    J Med Food 15:190-9. 2012
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  12. ncbi request reprint Extract of Scutellaria baicalensis Georgi root exerts protection against myocardial ischemia-reperfusion injury in rats
    Enoch Chan
    State Key Laboratory of Chinese Medicine and Molecular Pharmacology, Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
    Am J Chin Med 39:693-704. 2011
    ..The Sb extract could additionally enhance acetylcholine-induced vasorelaxation. It was proposed that the Sb extract exerted its cardioprotection by stimulating the catalase activity and improving vascular elasticity...
  13. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of anti-oxidant capacity of root of Scutellaria baicalensis Georgi, in comparison with roots of Polygonum multiflorum Thunb and Panax ginseng CA Meyer
    Enoch Chan
    Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Am J Chin Med 38:815-27. 2010
    ..This shows that Huangqin could be an effective dietary anti-oxidant that can be consumed regularly as a functional food for the prevention of oxidant/free radical-related diseases...