Published Papers

L. F. Shyur, J. L. Chen and N. S. Yang (2001) Truncated glucanase with enhanced activity and method for making the same. US and ROC patent,
S. L. Sung, J. K. Ha and K. J. Cheng (2001) The effect of sequential inoculation of mixed rumen protozoa on the degradation of orchard grass cell walls by anaerobic fungus Anaeromyces mucronatus 543. Can J Microbiol, 47, 754-760
L. Hui, K. Leung and H. M. Chen (2001) The combinative effects of antibacterial peptide cecropin A and anticancer agents on leukemia cells. Anticancer Res, 22, 2811-2816
W. C. Yang, K. A. Ching, C. D. Tsoukas and L. J. Berg (2001) Tec kinase signaling in T cells is regulated by phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase and the Tec pleckstrin homology domain. JOURNAL OF IMMUNOLOGY, 166, 387-395
H. M. Chen and C. H. Lee (2001) Structural stability of lytic peptides during their interactions with lipid bilayers. J Biomol Struct Dyn, 19, 193-199
T.-J. Chiou, H. Liu and M. J. Harrison* (2001) Spatial expression patterns of a phosphate transporter (MtPT1) from Medicago truncatula: implications for a role in phosphate transport at the root/soil interface. Plant Journal, 25, 281-293
K. W. Leung, Y.C. Liaw, S. C. Chan, H. Y. Lo, F. N. Musayve, H.J. Fan, J. Z.W. Chen and H. M. Chen (2001) Significance of electrostatic interactions in staphylococcal nuclease studied by site-directed mutagenesis. J Biol Chem, 27632767
Peng HP, Chan CS, Shih MC, Yang SF (2001) Signaling events in the hypoxic induction of alcohol dehydrogenase gene in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiology, 126(2), 742-749
X. Y. Ye, T. B. Ng and K. J. Cheng (2001) Purification and characterization of a cellulase from the ruminal fungus Orpinomyces joyonii cloned in Escherichia coli. Intl J of Biochem Cell Biol, 33, 87-94
Chan CS, Guo L, Shih MC (2001) Promoter analysis of the nuclear gene encoding the chloroplast glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase B subunit of Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Molecular Biology, 46(2), 131-141
J. H. Liu, K. J. Cheng, C. F. Tsai and C. C. Chang (2001) Polynucleotides encoding endo-cellulase enzymes from Piromyces rhizinflata. US Patent, #6,222,028
H. M. Chen (2001) Peptide Anticancer Drugs Knowledge Bridge: A report from Taiwan??s incubator centers and research institutions on recent innovations and opportunities for high technology cooperation. , 15, 2-3
J. Branen, T.-J. Chiou and N. J. Engeseth* (2001) Overexpression of acyl carrier protein-1 alters fatty acid composition of leaf tissue in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiology, 127, 222-229
Yang, K.Y., Jeong, D.H., Jang, S. and An, G. (2001) Molecular cloning and characterization of a rice PP2C, OsPP2C4. Journal of Plant Biology, 44, 1-6
H. M. Chen, A. Clayton, W. Wang and W. H. Sawyer (2001) Kinetics of membrane lysis by custom lytic peptides and peptide orientation in membrane. Eur J Biochem, 268,1659-1669
S. S. Lee, J. K. Ha and K. J. Cheng (2001) Influence of the surfactant Tween 80 on the enzyme distribution of rumen contents, and the anaerobic growth of rumen non- and cellulolytic bacteria, mono and polycentric fungi. Appl Environ Microbiol, (In press)
S. S. Lee, J. K. Ha and K. J. Cheng (2001) In Vitro stimulation of gas production, cellulose digestion, microbial populations and enzyme activities by mixed rumen microorganisms with rumen anaerobic fungal culture. Appl Environ Microbiol, (In press)
C. C. Chen, C. T. Huang and K. J. Cheng (2001) Improvement of phytase thermostability by using sorghum liquor wastes supplemented with starch. Biotechnol Lett, 23, 331-333
Yeh, H.H., Tian, T., Medina, V., and Falk, B.W. (2001) Green fluorescent protein expression from recombinant Lettuce infectious yellows virus defective RNAs originating from RNA 2 . Virology, 289(1), 54-62
J. Baah, T. A. McAllister, T. A. Scott, L. Kawchuk, T. D. Armstong, L. B. Selinger and K. J. Cheng (2001) Feeding value of a Fibrobacter succinogenes glucanase expressing-potato in broiler chicken diets. Can J Anim Sci, (In press)
Shieh JJ, Liang CM, Chen CY, Lee F, Jong MH, Lai SS, Liang SM* (2001) Enhancement of the immunity to foot-and-mouth disease virus by DNA priming and protein boosting immunization. VACCINE, 19(28-29), 4002-4010
Y. Wang, T. A. McAllister, J. Baah, R. Wilde, K. A. Beauchemin, L. M. Rode, J. A. Shelford, G. M. Kamande and K. J. Cheng (2001) Effects of monesin, exogenous fibrolytic enzymes and Tween 80 on performance of feedlot cattle. Can J Anim Sci, (In press)
B. Yu, P. C. Chang and K. J. Cheng (2001) Effect of phytase supplement to diet with different non-phytate phosphorus levels on the growth and bone character in broilers. Can J Anim Sci, (In press)
S. S. Lee, J. K. Ha and K. J. Cheng (2001) Effect of LCFA on the gas production, cellulose digestion and cellulase activities by the rumen anaerobic fungus, Neocallimastix frontalis RE1. Asian-Aust J Anim Sci, 14, 1110-1117
J. L. Chen, L. J. Tsai, T. N. Wen, J. B. Tang, S. H. Yuan and L. F. Shyur (2001) Directed mutagenesis of specific active site residues on Fibrobacter succinogenes 1,3-1,4-b-D-glucanase significantly affects catalysis and enzyme structural stability. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 276, 17895-17901
Y. L. Chen, T. Y. Tang and K. J. Cheng (2001) Directed evolution to produce an alkalophic variant from a Neocallimastix patriciarum xylanase. Can J Microbiol, 47, 1088-1094
J. K. Ha, S. S. Lee, S. W. Kim, I. K. Han, K. Ushida and K. J. Cheng (2001) Degradation of rice straw by rumen fungi and cellulolytic bacteria through mono-, or co- or sequential- cultures. Asian-Aust J Anim Sci, 14, 797-802
L. C. Tsai, L. F. Shyur, S. S. Lin and H. S. Yuan (2001) Crystallization of the 1,3-1,4-b-D-glucanase from Fibrobacter succinogenes. ACTA CRYSTALLOGRAPHICA SECTION D-BIOLOGICAL CRYSTALLOGRAPHY, 57, 1303-1306
S. Sailam, T.K.S. Kumar, A.I. Arunkumar, K. W. Leung, C. Yu and H. M. Chen (2001) Crumpled structure of the custom hydrophobic lytic peptide, cecropin B3. Eur J Biochem, 268, 4278-4284
S. T. Chang, J. H. Wu, S. Y. Wang, P. L. Kang, N. S. Yang and L. F. Shyur (2001) Antioxidant activity of extracts from Acacia confusa bark and heartwood. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 49, 3420-3424
S. Y. Wang, J. H. Wu, L. F. Shyur, Y. H. Kuo and S. T. Chang (2001) Antioxidant Activity of Abietane-Type Diterpenes from Heartwood of Taiwania cryptomerioides Hayata. Holzforschung, 56, 487-492
Oshikawa K, Rankhmilevich AL, Shi FS, Sondel PM, Yang NS, Mahvi DM (2001) Interleukin-12 gene transfer into skin distant from the tumor site elicits antimetastatic effects equivalent to local gene transfer. Human Gene Therapy, 12, 149-160
Rakhmilevich AL, Imboden M, Hao Z, Macklin MD, Roberts T, Wright KM, Albertini MR, Yang NS, Sondel PM (2001) Effective particle-mediated vaccination against mouse melanoma by coadministration of plasmid DNA encoding Gp100 and granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor. Clinical Cancer Research, 7(4), 952-61
Chang ST*, Wu JH, Wang SY, Kang PL, Yang NS, Shyur LF* (2001) Antioxidant activity of extracts from Acacia confusa bark and heartwood. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 49(7), 3420-3424
Yih-Jong Huang, Kin-Ying To, Mee-Ngan Yap, Wen-Joan Chiang, Der-Fen Suen and Shu-Chen Grace Chen* (2001) Cloning and characterization of leaf senescence up-regulated genes in sweet potato. PHYSIOLOGIA PLANTARUM, 113, 384-391