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Tsuey-Ching Yang

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TSUEY-CHING YANG, PhD

Professor

Contact
Institute of Biotechnology in Medicine, National Yang Ming University, No. 155, Sec. 2, Linong St., Beitou District, Taipei City 112, Taiwan (R.O.C.)
Phone: 02-2826-7000 ext. 7289 (Office)
E-mail: tcyang@ym.edu.tw

Education
1999 - 2003 National Chung-Hsing University, Taiwan, Ph. D. Molecular Biology
1987 - 1989 National Taiwan University, Taiwan M. S. Medical Technology
1983 - 1987 National Taiwan University, Taiwan B. S. Medical Technology

Experience
2011-present Professor, Department of Biotechnology and Laboratory Science in Medicine, National Yang-Ming University
2009-2011 Professor, Department of Medical Laboratory Science and Biotechnology, China Medical University
2004-2009 Associate Professor, Department of Medical Laboratory Science and Biotechnology, China Medical University
1989-1991, 1995-2004 Lecturer, Department of Medical Laboratory Science and Biotechnology, China Medical University

Publication
  1. Cheng-Wen Lin, Hsin-Chieh Lin, Yi-Wei Huang, Tung-Ching Chang, and Tsuey-Ching Yang*. 2011. Inactivation of mrcA gene derepresses the basal-level expression of L1 and L2 -lactamases in Stenotrophomonas maltophilia. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. (Accepted)
  2. Yi-Chih Chang, Mei-Jung Tsai, Yi-Wei Huang, Tung-Ching Chung, and Tsuey-Ching Yang*. 2011. SmQnrR, a DeoR-type transcriptional regulator, negatively regulates the expression of Smqnr and SmtcrA in Stenotrophomonas maltophilia. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 66:1024-1028.
  3. Yi-Wei Huang, Rouh-Mei Hu, Yu-Ting Chiang, Tsao-Chuen Chung, Tung-Ching Chung, and Tsuey-Ching Yang*. 2011. Establishment of an arabinose-inducible system in Stenotrophomonas maltophilia. Folia Microbiologica. 56:18-22.
  4. Yi-Wei Huang, Cheng-Wen Lin, Rouh-Mei Hu, Yu-Tzu Lin, Tung-Ching Chung, and Tsuey-Ching Yang*. 2010. An AmpN-AmpG Operon is essential for the expression of L1 and L2 -lactamases in Stenotrophomonas maltophilia. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 54:2583-2589.
  5. Yi-Chih Chang, Yi-Wei Huang, Kai-Hung Chiang, Tsuey-Ching Yang*, Tung-Ching Chung*. 2010. Introduction of an AmpR-L2 intergenic segment attenuates the induced b-lactamase activity of Stenotrophomonas maltophilia. European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Disease. 29:887-890.
  6. Tsuey-Ching Yang, Chien-Chen Lai, Su-Lian Shiu, Pei-Hsin Chuang, Bo-Cheng Tzou, Ying-Ya Lin, Fuu-Jen Tsai, Cheng-Wen Lin*. 2010. Japanese encephalitis virus down-regulates thioredoxin and induces ROS-mediated ASK1-ERK/p38 MAPK activation in human promonocyte cells. Microbes and Infection. 12:643-651.
  7. Ping-Ning Hsu*, Tsuey-Ching Yang*, Jung-Ta Kao, Ken-Sheng Cheng, Yi-Ju Lee, Yuan-Min Wang, Chin-Tung Hsieh, Cheng-Wen Lin, and Yi-Ying Wu*. 2010. Increased PD-1and decreased CD28 expression in chronic hepatitis B patientswith advanced hepatocellular carcinoma. Liver International. 30:1379-1386.
  8. Nai-Wan Hsiao, Jiun-Wei Chen, Tsuey-Ching Yang, Gregg M. Orloff, Yi-Ying Wu, Chih-Ho Lai, Yu-Ching Lan, and Cheng-Wen Lin*. 2010. ISG15 over-expression inhibits the replication of Japanese encephalitis virus in human medulloblastoma cells. Antiviral Research. 85:504-511.
  9. Tsuey-Ching Yang*, Yi-Wei Huang, Rouh-Mei Hu, Shao-Cheng Huang, and Yu-Tzu Lin. 2009. AmpDI is involved in expression of chromosomal L1 and L2 -lactamases of Stenotrophomonas maltophilia. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 53(7):2902-2907.
  10. Tsuey-Ching Yang, Yu-Wei Leu, Hui-Chen Chang-Chien, Rouh-Medi Hu*. 2009. Flagellar biogenesis of Xanthomonas campestris requires alternative sigma factors RpoN2 and FliA, and temporally regulated by FlhA, FlhB and FlgM. Journal of Bacteriology. 191:2266-2275.
  11. Cheng-Wen Lin, Yi-Wei Huang, Rouh-Mei Hu, Kai-Hung Chiang, Tsuey-Ching Yang*. 2009. The role of AmpR in the regulation of L1 and L2 -lactamases in Stenotrophomonas maltophilia. Research in Microbiology. 160:152-158.
  12. Rouh-Mei Hu, Kai-Hung Chiang, Yi-Chih Chang, and Tsuey-Ching Yang*. 2009. Characterization of the charge variants of L2 -lactamase inStenotrophomonas maltophilia. Journal of Medical Microbiology. 58:318-321.
  13. Tsuey-Ching Yang, Chun-Pin Chang, Yu-Ching Lan, Chao-Li Liu, Mu-Chin Shih, Fang-Yang Wu, and Cheng-Wen Lin. 2009. Recombinant ORF66 and ORFK12 antigens for the detection of human herpesvirus 8 antibodies in HIV-positive and –negative patients. Biotechnology Letters. 31:629-637.
  14. Tsuey-Ching Yang, Su-Lian Shiu, Pei-Hsin Chuang, Ying-Ju Lin, Lei Wan, Yu-Ching Lan, Cheng-Wen Lin*. 2009. Japanese encephalitis virus NS2B-NS3 protease induces caspase 3 activation and mitochondria-mediated apoptosis in human medulloblastoma cells. Virus Research 143:77-85.
  15. Rouh-Mei Hu, Kuang-Jay Huang, Lii-Tzu Wu, Ying-Ju Hsiao, Tsuey-Ching Yang*. 2008. Induction of L1 and L2 b-lactamases of Stenotrophomonas maltophilia. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 52:1198-1200.
  16. Su-Hua Huang, Tsuey-Ching Yang, Ming-Hong Tsai, I-Shou Tasi, Huang-Chih Lu, Pei-Hsin Chuang, Lei-Wan, Ying-Ju Lin, Chih-Ho Lai, and Cheng-Wen Lin. 2008. Gold nanoparticle-based RT-PCR and real-time quantitative RT-PCR assays for detection of Japanese encephalitis virus. Nanotechnology. 19: pp405101.
  17. Cheng-Wen Lin, Rouh-Mei Hu, Shao-Cheng Huang, Ying-Ju Hsiao, Tsuey-Ching Yang*. 2008. Induction potential of clavulanic acid toward L1 and L2 b-lactamases of Stenotrophomonas maltophilia. European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Disease 27(12):1273-1275.
  18. Rouh-Mei Hu, Kai-Hung Chiang, Cheng-Wen Lin, Tsuey-Ching Yang*. 2008. Modified nitrocefin-EDTA method to differentially quantify the induced L1 and L2 b-lactamase in Stenotrophomonas maltophilia. Letters in Applied Microbiology. 47:457-461.
  19. Cheng-Wen Lin, Chien-Shun Chiou, Yi-Chih Chang and Tsuey-Ching Yang*. 2008. Comparison of pulsed-field gel electrophoresis and three rep-PCR methods for evaluating the genetic relatedness of Stenotrophomonas maltophilia isolates. Letters in Applied Microbiology. 47:393-398.
  20. Cheng-Wen Lin*, Chieh-Wen Cheng, Tsuey-Ching Yang, Shih-Wein Li, Mei-Hsiu Cheng, Lei Wan, Ying-Ju Lin, Chih-Ho Lai, Wei-Yong Lin, Ming-Ching Kao. 2008. Interferon antagonist function of Japanese encephalitis virus NS4A and its interaction with DEAD-box RNA helicase DDX42. Virus Research 137:49-55.
  21. Yi-Ming Hsiao, Mei-Huei Zheng, Rouh-Mei Hu, Tsuey-Ching Yang, Yi-Hsiung Tseng*. 2008. Regulation of pehA gene encoding the major polygalacturonase of Xanthomonas campestris by Clp and RpfF. Microbiology-SGM, 154:705-713.
  22. Tsuey-Ching Yang, Rouh-Mei Hu, Shu-Fu Weng, and Yi-Hsiung Tseng*. 2007. Identification of a hypothetical protein of plant pathogenicXanthomonas campestris as a novel b-galactosidase. Journal of Molecular Microbiology and Biotechnology. 13(1-3):172-180.
  23. Lii-Tzu Wu, Shu-Ying Chang, Ming-Ren Yen, Tsuey-Ching Yang, and Yi-Hsiung Tseng*. 2007. Characterization of extended-host-range pseudo-T-even bacteriophage Kpp95 isolated on Klebsiella pneumoniae. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 73:2532-2540.
  24. Rouh-Mei Hu, Tsuey-Ching Yang, Shu-Hui Yang, Yi-Hsiung Tseng*. 2005. Deduction of upstream sequence of Xanthomonas campestris flagellar genes responding to transcription activation by FleQ. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 335:1035-1043.
  25. Yi-Min Hsiao, Hsiu-Ying Liao, Mong-Chuan Lee, Tsuey-Ching Yang, Yi-Hsiung Tseng*. 2005. Clp upregulates transcription of engA gene encoding a virulence factor in Xanthomonas campestris by direct binding to the upstream tandem Clp sites. FEBS Letters, 579:3525-3533.
  26. Tsuey-Ching Yang, R.M. Hu, Y.M. Hsiao, S.F. Weng and Y.H. Tseng. 2003. Molecular genetic analyses of potential beta-galactosidase genes inXanthomonas campestris. Journal of Molecular Microbiology and Biotechnology. 6:145-154.
  27. Yang TC*, Wu GH and Tseng YH. 2002. Isolation of a Xanthomonas campestris strain with elevated beta-galactosidase activity for direct use of lactose in xanthan gum production. Letters in Applied Microbiology, 35:375-379.