National Taiwan University

Summary

Organization: National Taiwan University
Country: Taiwan

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Palladium(ii) complexes based on 1,8-naphthyridine functionalized N-heterocyclic carbenes (NHC) and their catalytic activity
    Yung Hung Chang
    Department of Chemistry, National Taiwan University, Taipei, 106, Taiwan
    Dalton Trans 40:489-94. 2011
  2. ncbi Relationships between ten-year trends of tropospheric ozone and temperature over Taiwan
    Kuang Jung Hsu
    No 1, Section 4, Roosevelt Road, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Sci Total Environ 374:135-42. 2007
  3. ncbi Somatic mutations at the trinucleotide repeats of androgen receptor gene in male hepatocellular carcinoma
    Shiou Hwei Yeh
    Department of Microbiology, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int J Cancer 120:1610-7. 2007
  4. ncbi Removal of small trihalomethane precursors from aqueous solution by nanofiltration
    Yi Li Lin
    Graduate Institute of Environmental Engineering, National Taiwan University, 71 Chou Shan Road, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Hazard Mater 146:20-9. 2007
  5. ncbi A systemic health risk assessment for the chromium cycle in Taiwan
    Hwong Wen Ma
    Graduate Institute of Environmental Engineering, National Taiwan University, 71 Chou Shan Rd, Taipei 106, Taiwan
    Environ Int 33:206-18. 2007
  6. ncbi Changes and factors influencing health-related quality of life after hysterectomy in premenopausal women with benign gynecologic conditions
    Ya ling Yang
    School of Nursing, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 105:731-42. 2006
  7. pmc Protein disorder prediction by condensed PSSM considering propensity for order or disorder
    Chung Tsai Su
    Department of Bio Industrial Mechatronics Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taipei, 106, Taiwan, ROC
    BMC Bioinformatics 7:319. 2006
  8. ncbi High-capacity data hiding in halftone images using minimal-error bit searching and least-mean square filter
    Soo Chang Pei
    Department of Electrical Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taipei, ROC
    IEEE Trans Image Process 15:1665-79. 2006
  9. ncbi Tests for equivalence based on odds ratio for matched-pair design
    Jen Pei Liu
    Division of Biometry, Department of Agronomy, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Biopharm Stat 15:889-901. 2005
  10. ncbi Morphology and eicosapentaenoic acid production by Monodus subterraneus UTEX 151
    Ching Piao Liu
    Department of Biological Science and Technology, Mei Ho Institute of Technology, Taiwan, ROC
    Micron 36:545-50. 2005

Scientific Experts

Detail Information

Publications62

  1. ncbi Palladium(ii) complexes based on 1,8-naphthyridine functionalized N-heterocyclic carbenes (NHC) and their catalytic activity
    Yung Hung Chang
    Department of Chemistry, National Taiwan University, Taipei, 106, Taiwan
    Dalton Trans 40:489-94. 2011
    ..Thus complex 2 is active for the cross coupling, but complex 4 is active for the reduction of aryl halides...
  2. ncbi Relationships between ten-year trends of tropospheric ozone and temperature over Taiwan
    Kuang Jung Hsu
    No 1, Section 4, Roosevelt Road, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Sci Total Environ 374:135-42. 2007
    ..More frequent and/or intense convection in summer and other climate-induced effects may contribute to the less than expected ozone observed in the troposphere...
  3. ncbi Somatic mutations at the trinucleotide repeats of androgen receptor gene in male hepatocellular carcinoma
    Shiou Hwei Yeh
    Department of Microbiology, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int J Cancer 120:1610-7. 2007
    ..In conclusion, the mis-sense somatic mutations of AR were rare in HCC but the TNR change was a more common one, which exclusively occurred in males. Moreover, the length of TNR carried clinical significance in special HCC group...
  4. ncbi Removal of small trihalomethane precursors from aqueous solution by nanofiltration
    Yi Li Lin
    Graduate Institute of Environmental Engineering, National Taiwan University, 71 Chou Shan Road, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Hazard Mater 146:20-9. 2007
    ..In general, the NF270 membrane exhibits the superior permeation rate value, which takes an advantage over the NF70 membrane from the aspect of energy conservation...
  5. ncbi A systemic health risk assessment for the chromium cycle in Taiwan
    Hwong Wen Ma
    Graduate Institute of Environmental Engineering, National Taiwan University, 71 Chou Shan Rd, Taipei 106, Taiwan
    Environ Int 33:206-18. 2007
    ..The concentrations of pollutants in the environmental media, the resultant risks and hazard quotients are calculated with the widely-used CalTOX multimedia model...
  6. ncbi Changes and factors influencing health-related quality of life after hysterectomy in premenopausal women with benign gynecologic conditions
    Ya ling Yang
    School of Nursing, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 105:731-42. 2006
    ..A hysterectomy affects a woman's health. This study was performed to identify the factors that affect health-related quality of life (HRQoL) before and after hysterectomy in premenopausal women...
  7. pmc Protein disorder prediction by condensed PSSM considering propensity for order or disorder
    Chung Tsai Su
    Department of Bio Industrial Mechatronics Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taipei, 106, Taiwan, ROC
    BMC Bioinformatics 7:319. 2006
    ..As more and more machine learning techniques have been introduced to protein disorder detection, extracting more useful features with biological insights attracts more attention...
  8. ncbi High-capacity data hiding in halftone images using minimal-error bit searching and least-mean square filter
    Soo Chang Pei
    Department of Electrical Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taipei, ROC
    IEEE Trans Image Process 15:1665-79. 2006
    ..The results prove much sharper than the error diffusion or dot diffusion methods...
  9. ncbi Tests for equivalence based on odds ratio for matched-pair design
    Jen Pei Liu
    Division of Biometry, Department of Agronomy, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Biopharm Stat 15:889-901. 2005
    ..Simulation results show that the score test not only adequately controls the Type I error but it can also provide sufficient power. A numerical example illustrates the proposed methods...
  10. ncbi Morphology and eicosapentaenoic acid production by Monodus subterraneus UTEX 151
    Ching Piao Liu
    Department of Biological Science and Technology, Mei Ho Institute of Technology, Taiwan, ROC
    Micron 36:545-50. 2005
    ..subterraneus UTEX 151 vegetative cells of early and stationary growth stage showed the presence of chloroplasts, with many lipid bodies in the cell. Starch granules and lipid bodies occupied an--equal volume in the cell...
  11. ncbi High-level expression and characterization of two chitinases, ChiCH and ChiCW, of Bacillus cereus 28-9 in Escherichia coli
    Chien Jui Huang
    Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, National Taiwan University, Taipei 106, Taiwan
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 327:8-17. 2005
    ..Therefore, the method of high-level expression of chitinases is helpful to studies and applications of chitinases...
  12. ncbi Risk factors for cumulative mortality in broiler chicken flocks in the first week of life in Taiwan
    C C Chou
    Department of Veterinary Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
    Br Poult Sci 45:573-7. 2004
    ..48% increase in CM compared to delivery via flat terrain. (4) Negative pressure ventilation and delivery via mountain routes are the most critical factors affecting the survival of chicks up to one week old...
  13. ncbi High prevalence of ciprofloxacin-resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae in Northern Taiwan
    Po Ren Hsueh
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Clin Infect Dis 40:188-92. 2005
    ..1%) of 29 isolates obtained in 2003. Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis analysis indicated that several clones predominated among the ciprofloxacin-resistant isolates...
  14. ncbi Chronological evolution of IgM, IgA, IgG and neutralisation antibodies after infection with SARS-associated coronavirus
    P R Hsueh
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, School of Medical Technology, Taipei, Taiwan
    Clin Microbiol Infect 10:1062-6. 2004
    ..There were no significant differences in the kinetics of the IgG, IgM and IgA responses between patients with or without underlying medical disease, steroid or intravenous immunoglobulin therapy, or mechanical ventilation...
  15. ncbi Reliability and validity of three cultural competency measures
    Ming Jung Ho
    Department of Social Medicine, School of Medicine, National Taiwan University, No 1, Ren Ai Road, Section 1, Taipei, Taiwan
    Med Educ 41:519. 2007
  16. pmc Reconstruction of human protein interolog network using evolutionary conserved network
    Tao Wei Huang
    Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    BMC Bioinformatics 8:152. 2007
    ..Computational methods need to be developed to integrate these heterogeneous biological data to facilitate the maximum accuracy of the human protein interaction prediction...
  17. ncbi Xylitol conversion by fermentation using five yeast strains and polyelectrolyte-assisted ultrafiltration
    Chun Han Ko
    School of Forestry and Resource Conservation, National Taiwan University, Taipei 106, Taiwan
    Biotechnol Lett 30:81-6. 2008
    ..With prior application of 2 mg polydiallyl dimethylammonium chloride l(-1) on the membrane surface, protein in the permeate was reduced from 7.1 to 1.5 mg l(-1 )after 2 h...
  18. pmc Matriptase is involved in ErbB-2-induced prostate cancer cell invasion
    Shang Ru Wu
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, R817, 8F, No 1, Section 1, Jen Ai Rd, Taipei, Taiwan
    Am J Pathol 177:3145-58. 2010
    ..In summary, our data indicate that ErbB-2 signaling via the phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase pathway results in up-regulated matriptase zymogen activity, which contributes to PCa cell invasion...
  19. doi Distinct clinical and biological features of de novo acute myeloid leukemia with additional sex comb-like 1 (ASXL1) mutations
    Wen Chien Chou
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Blood 116:4086-94. 2010
    ..In conclusion, AML bearing ASXL1 mutations showed distinct clinical and biological features. The ASXL1 mutation status can change during disease evolution in a few patients...
  20. doi Persistent cognitive decline in older hospitalized patients in Taiwan
    Cheryl Chia Hui Chen
    Department of Nursing, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Adv Nurs 66:1991-2001. 2010
    ..This paper is a report of a study conducted to determine the prevalence and predictors of persistent and transient cognitive decline in older hospitalized patients over 6 months after hospital discharge...
  21. pmc Symmetry: modeling the effects of masking noise, axial cueing and salience
    Chien Chung Chen
    Department of Psychology, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 5:e9840. 2010
    ....
  22. doi IL-13 downregulates PPAR-gamma/heme oxygenase-1 via ER stress-stimulated calpain activation: aggravation of activated microglia death
    Shing Hwa Liu
    Institute of Toxicology, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Cell Mol Life Sci 67:1465-76. 2010
    ..These results indicate that an ER stress-related calpain-down-regulated PPAR-gamma/HO-1 pathway is involved in the IL-13-enhanced activated death of microglia...
  23. doi Executive functions as endophenotypes in ADHD: evidence from the Cambridge Neuropsychological Test Battery (CANTAB)
    Susan Shur Fen Gau
    Department of Psychiatry, National Taiwan University Hospital and College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 51:838-49. 2010
    ..We examined verbal and nonverbal executive functions in adolescents with ADHD, unaffected siblings and controls to test whether executive functions could be potential endophenotypes for ADHD...
  24. doi Trajectory and determinants of nutritional health in older patients during and six-month post-hospitalisation
    Cheryl C H Chen
    Department of Nursing, National Taiwan University and National Taiwan University Hospital 1, Jen Ai Rd, Section 1, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Clin Nurs 18:3299-307. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to characterise the trajectory and to identify determinants of nutritional health over time in a sample of older hospitalised patients, using the Generalized Estimating Equation...
  25. doi Do lower birth weight babies have lower grades? Twin fixed effect and instrumental variable method evidence from Taiwan
    Ming Jen Lin
    Department of Economics, National Taiwan University, No 21, Hsu Chow Road, Taipei 100, Taiwan
    Soc Sci Med 68:1780-7. 2009
    ..Furthermore, the bias produced by OLS may not be large if the correct subgroup of the population has been identified...
  26. doi Inference on treatment effects for targeted clinical trials under enrichment design
    Jen Pei Liu
    Division of Biometry, Department of Agronomy, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Pharm Stat 8:356-70. 2009
    ..In addition, the proposed testing procedure can adequately control the size with sufficient power. A practical example illustrates the utility of the proposed method...
  27. doi The effect of poly(D,L-lactide-co-glycolide) microparticles with polyelectrolyte self-assembled multilayer surfaces on the cross-presentation of exogenous antigens
    Ya Wun Yang
    School of Pharmacy, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, 1 Jen Ai Road, Section 1, Taipei, Taiwan
    Biomaterials 29:2516-26. 2008
    ....
  28. ncbi National survey of adherence, efficacy, and side effects of methylphenidate in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in Taiwan
    Susan Shur Fen Gau
    Department of Psychiatry, National Taiwan University Hospital and College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, ROC
    J Clin Psychiatry 69:131-40. 2008
    ....
  29. ncbi Fuzzy auto-associative neural networks for principal component extraction of noisy data
    T N Yang
    Department of Electrical Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, R O C
    IEEE Trans Neural Netw 11:808-10. 2000
    ..Simulations are given to show the performances of the proposed neural networks in comparison with the existing method...
  30. doi Organization-based performance measures of cancer care quality: core measure development for breast cancer in Taiwan
    K P Chung
    Graduate Institute of Health Crae Organization Administration, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
    Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 17:5-18. 2008
    ..Our experience can be extended to other cancer sites and adapted to link with pay for performance or certification program in cancer care...
  31. ncbi Comparison of the radial forearm flap and the thinned anterolateral thigh cutaneous flap for reconstruction of tongue defects: an evaluation of donor-site morbidity
    Chih Hung Huang
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 114:1704-10. 2004
    ..The results achieved are similar to those of the radial forearm flap, and the donor-site morbidity is significantly decreased...
  32. ncbi An efficient and anonymous buyer-seller watermarking protocol
    Chin Laung Lei
    Department of Electrical Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taipei 106, Taiwan, ROC
    IEEE Trans Image Process 13:1618-26. 2004
    ..The result is an efficient and anonymous buyer-seller watermarking protocol...
  33. ncbi Effect of pravastatin on proteinuria in patients with well-controlled hypertension
    Tsung Ming Lee
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Hypertension 40:67-73. 2002
    ....
  34. ncbi Sorption kinetics of toluene in humin under two different levels of relative humidity
    Yang Hsin Shih
    Graduate Institute of Environmental Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taipei, ROC
    J Environ Qual 31:970-8. 2002
    ..All the results indicate that the sorption of toluene to humin is reversible and mainly diffusion controlled. This finding helps to better understand the sorption kinetics associated with humin and soil organic matter...
  35. ncbi Kinematic analysis of kicking movements in preterm infants with very low birth weight and full-term infants
    Suh Fang Jeng
    School and Graduate Institute of Physical Therapy, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, No 7 Chun Shan South Rd, Taipei, Taiwan
    Phys Ther 82:148-59. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study, therefore, was to examine the development of kicking movements with kinematic analysis in preterm infants with very low birth weight (VLBW) and full-term infants...
  36. ncbi [Nphe(1)]N/OFQ-(1-13)-NH(2) is a competitive and selective antagonist at nociceptin/orphanin FQ receptors mediating K(+) channel activation in rat periaqueductal gray slices
    Lih Chu Chiou
    Department of Pharmacology, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, No 1, Jen Ai Rd, Section 1, Taipei 100, Taiwan
    Neuropharmacology 42:246-52. 2002
    ..It is concluded that Nphe acts as a pure, selective and competitive antagonist at native NOP receptors of ventrolateral PAG neurons...
  37. pmc Mechanical effects of liriodenine on the left ventricular-arterial coupling in Wistar rats: pressure-stroke volume analysis
    K C Chang
    Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Br J Pharmacol 133:29-36. 2001
    ..Even at 10 times the effective anti-arrhythmic dose, liriodenine shows no effects on the efficiency of energy transferred from the left ventricle to the arterial system...
  38. ncbi Renal response during acute unilateral ureteral obstruction in rats
    C F Chen
    Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Neurourol Urodyn 20:125-37. 2001
    ..Acute UUO did not lead to renal hyperemia in rats. Reduction of nitric oxide during UUO might contribute to the decrease of renal circulation during UUO...
  39. ncbi Clinical spectrum, morbidity, and mortality of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome in Taiwan: a 5-year prospective study
    C C Hung
    W H Sheng is currently affiliated with the Department of Internal Medicine, Tao Yuan Hospital of the Department of Health, Tao Yuan County, Taiwan
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 24:378-85. 2000
    ..We prospectively observed on a follow-up basis 309 HIV-infected patients (82.8% with AIDS) at National Taiwan University Hospital in Taiwan, where highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) has been provided to all patients ..
  40. ncbi Neuroticism and sleep-related problems in adolescence
    S F Gau
    College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, ROC
    Sleep 23:495-502. 2000
    ..To examine the relationship between neurotic personality characteristics and sleep habits/problems...
  41. ncbi Incidence and clinical presentation of posttransfusion TT virus infection in prospectively followed transfusion recipients: emphasis on its relevance to hepatitis
    J T Wang
    Department of Bacteriology, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei
    Transfusion 40:596-601. 2000
    ..A novel transfusion-transmissible human DNA virus, TT virus (TTV), has been discovered recently. An attempt was made to determine the incidence and clinical outcome of TTV infection in recipients of blood transfusion...
  42. ncbi Exposure to epichlorohydrin and dimethylformamide, glutathione S-transferases and sister chromatid exchange frequencies in peripheral lymphocytes
    T J Cheng
    Graduate Institute of Occupational Medicine and Industrial Hygiene, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, ROC
    Arch Toxicol 73:282-7. 1999
    ..The GST M1 null genotype was also found to be associated with an increased SCE frequency (P = 0.06). We conclude that ECH exposure may be associated with genetic toxicity and that DMF does not appear to be genotoxic...
  43. ncbi The role of vitamin E on the anti-atherosclerotic effect of fish oil in diet-induced hypercholesterolemic rabbits
    M F Chen
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei
    Prostaglandins Other Lipid Mediat 57:99-111. 1999
    ..Furthermore, without sufficient vitamin E supplementation, rabbits treated with high cholesterol plus fish oil will show an elevation of plasma creatine kinase activity...
  44. ncbi Pulse compression for finite amplitude distortion based harmonic imaging using coded waveforms
    P C Li
    Department of Electrical Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taipei, R O C
    Ultrason Imaging 21:1-16. 1999
    ..In this paper, simulation examples of SNR improvements by up to 8.2 dB are shown and the efficacy of the compression schemes is studied. Potential sources of performance degradation are also discussed...
  45. ncbi Efficacy and safety of cefepime treatment in Chinese patients with severe bacterial infections: in comparison with ceftazidime treatment
    S C Chang
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 10:245-8. 1998
    ..The results of this study suggest that cefepime is as safe and effective as ceftazidime for the treatment of serious infections in adult hospitalized Chinese patients...
  46. ncbi The thrombopoietin level in the cord blood in premature infants born to mothers with pregnancy-induced hypertension
    Po Nien Tsao
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Biol Neonate 82:217-21. 2002
    ..To investigate the level of thrombopoietin in the cord blood of preterm infants, and its relationship with neonatal platelet count and pregnancy-induced hypertension...
  47. ncbi Spiral arterial switch operation in transposition of the great arteries
    Ing Sh Chiu
    Department of Surgery, National Taiwan University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 124:1050-2. 2002
  48. pmc Occult hepatitis B virus infection and clinical outcomes of patients with chronic hepatitis C
    Jia Horng Kao
    Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University College of Medicine and National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Clin Microbiol 40:4068-71. 2002
    ..In conclusion, these data suggest that occult HBV infection does not have clinical significance in chronic hepatitis C patients residing in areas where HBV infection is endemic...
  49. ncbi Organ-specific toxicokinetics and dose-response of arsenic in tilapia Oreochromis mossambicus
    C M Liao
    Department of Bioenvironmental Systems Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taipei, 10617, China
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 47:502-10. 2004
    ..The IEC and target-organ concentrations derived in this study can be used in site-specific risk assessment...
  50. ncbi Aperture size effect on ultrasonic wavefront distortion correction
    Deng Huei Huang
    Graduate Institute of Communication Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan 106, ROC
    IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferroelectr Freq Control 51:589-605. 2004
    ....
  51. ncbi Is there an ethnic difference in the prevalence of lupus cystitis? A report of six cases
    Mao Yuan Chen
    Section of Immunology and Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Lupus 13:263-9. 2004
    ..Lupus cystitis might not be so rare in Chinese patients with SLE. The diagnosis should be kept in mind when lupus patients have urinary and/or GI symptoms...
  52. ncbi Effects of sediment phosphorus release associated with the density current on water quality of a subtropical and deep reservoir in Taiwan
    Y J Chen
    Graduate Institute of Environmental Engineering, National Taiwan University, 71 Chou Shan Rd, RM315, Taipei 106, Chinese, Taiwan
    Water Sci Technol 48:151-8. 2003
    ....
  53. ncbi Use-dependent inhibition of the N-methyl-D-aspartate currents by felbamate: a gating modifier with selective binding to the desensitized channels
    Chung Chin Kuo
    Department of Physiology, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Mol Pharmacol 65:370-80. 2004
    ..Because the inhibitory effect is apparent only when there is excessive NMDA exposure, FBM may effectively inhibit many seizure discharges but preserve most normal neuronal firings...
  54. ncbi Dependence of cyclopiazonic-acid-induced muscle contractures on extracellular Ca2+
    S J Hong
    Department of Pharmacology, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Can J Physiol Pharmacol 81:1101-9. 2003
    ..The ongoing two-component Ca2+ entries might merge if the muscle preparation was preconditioned with CPA in Ca2+-free medium to deplete cellular Ca2+ stores...
  55. ncbi Validation of a novel severe acute respiratory syndrome scoring system
    Chan Ping Su
    Department of Emergency Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Ann Emerg Med 43:34-42. 2004
    ..The objective of this study is to validate these scoring systems with a different set of patients...
  56. ncbi Predicting post-surgical cognitive disturbance in older Taiwanese patients
    Meei Fang Lou
    School of Nursing, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Int J Nurs Stud 41:29-41. 2004
    ..In each case, knowing when confusion is more likely to occur can assist in focusing more appropriate and effective efforts at detection, thereby reducing the consequences associated with confusion...
  57. ncbi Change in electrophoretic mobility of PC12 cells after culturing on PVA membranes modified with different diamines
    Tai Horng Young
    Institute of Biomedical Engineering, College of Medicine and College of Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan 100, ROC
    J Biomed Mater Res A 67:1238-44. 2003
    ..It was hypothesized that changes in extracellular matrix components of cell surface may be in part responsible...
  58. ncbi Separation and toxicity of enantiomers of organophosphorus insecticide leptophos
    Jui Hung Yen
    Department of Agricultural Chemistry, National Taiwan University, 1, Sec 4, Roosevelt Road, Taipei 10617, Taiwan
    Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 55:236-42. 2003
    ..There is no significant difference in LC(50) in (+)-leptophos and (+/-)-leptophos. The LC(50) of (-)-leptophos is significantly higher than those of the others. From these results, (-)-leptophos has lower toxicity to daphnia...
  59. ncbi A partial SMR approach to smoothing age-specific rates
    Wen Chung Lee
    Graduate Institute of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, China
    Ann Epidemiol 13:89-99. 2003
    ..A further problem arises when one wishes to log-transform a rate with a zero count in its numerator. The author proposes a simple and non-iterative method to stabilize rates...
  60. ncbi Metabolism of territrem a in liver microsomes from male wistar rats: 3. Cytochrome p-450 isoforms catalyzing tra metabolism
    Fu Chuo Peng
    Institute of Toxicology, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Republic of China
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 65:2163-75. 2002
    ..These results suggest that the CYP3A isoform is mainly responsible for MA(1), MAX, and MA(2) formation in liver microsomes in male Wistar rats...
  61. ncbi Differential effects of foods traditionally regarded as 'heating' and 'cooling' on prostaglandin E(2) production by a macrophage cell line
    Ching Jang Huang
    Department of Agricultural Chemistry, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Biomed Sci 9:596-606. 2002
    ..This subject merits further study to determine whether appropriate food selection may help patients suffering from chronic inflammatory conditions...
  62. ncbi Lipoxygenase metabolites as mediators of UTP-induced intracellular acidification in mouse RAW 264.7 macrophages
    W W Lin
    Department of Pharmacology, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Mol Pharmacol 53:313-21. 1998
    ..In conclusion, this is the first report indicating that lipoxygenase metabolites act as mediators of the Ca2+-dependent acidification seen in macrophages in response to UTP or ionomycin via activation of cPLA2 and AA release...