School of Biomedical Sciences
生物醫學學院
The Chinese University of Hong Kong 香港中文大學


KWAN Yiu Wa Professor

B.Sc., Ph.D.

Telephone:  39436884

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 207A, Lo Kwee-Seong Integrated Biomedical Sciences Building, Area 39, CUHK

 

  1. Modulation of cardiac and vascular smooth muscle ion channel activities by drugs (Western and herbal medicines) and neurotransmitters.
  2. Modulation of pancreatic islet beta cells functions by drugs (Western and herbal medicines) and neurotransmitters.
  3. Modulation of cancer cells ion channels activities by drugs (Western and herbal medicines) and neurotransmitters.
  1. Seto SW, Lam TY, Or PMY, Lee WYW, Au ALS, Poon CCW, Li RWS, Chan SW, Yeung JHK, Leung GPH, Lee SMY, Ngai SM and Kwan YW (2009), Folic acid consumption reduces resistin level and restores the blunted acetylcholine-induced aortic relaxation in obese/diabetic mice, Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry (in press).
  2. Lam TY, Seto SW, Au ALS, Poon CCW, Lam HY, Lau WS, Chan SW, Ngai SM, Leung GPH, Lee SMY, Tsui SKW and Kwan YW (2009), Folic acid supplementation modifies β-adrenoceptor-mediated ,in vitro lipolysis of obese/diabetic (+db/+db) mice, Experimental Biology and Medicine (in press).
  3. Wang CM, Tsai SN, Yew TW, Kwan YW and Ngai SM (2009), Identification of histone methylation multiplicities patterns in the brain of senescence-accelerated prone mouse 8, Biogerontology (in press).
  4. Li RW, Seto SW, Au AL, Kwan YW, Chan SW, Lee SM, Tse CM, Leung GP (2009), Inhibitory effect of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs on adenosine transport in vascular smooth muscle cells, European Journal of Pharmacology 612(1-3): 15-20.
  5. Seto SW, Lam HY, Lau WS, Au ALS, Lam TY, Chim SS, Ngai SM, Chan SW, Leung TY, Yeung JHK, Kong SK, Leung GPH, Lee SM and Kwan YW (2009), Role of monoamine oxidases in the exaggerated 5-hydroxytryptamine-induced tension development of human isolated preeclamptic umbilical artery, European Journal of Pharmacology 605(1-3): 129-137.
  6. Seto SW, Lam TY, Tam HL, Au ALS, Chan SW, Wu JH, Yu PH, Leung GPH, Ngai SM, Yeung JHK, Leung PS, Lee SM and Kwan YW (2009), Novel hypoglycemic effects of Ganoderma lucidum water-extract in obese/diabetic (+db/+db) mice, Phytomedicine, 16(5): 426-436.
  7. Seto SW, Lam HY, Lau WS, Au ALS, Lam TY, Chim SS, Ngai SM, Chan SW, Leung TY, Yeung JHK, Kong SK, Leung GPH, Lee SM and Kwan YW. (2009), Role of monoamine oxidases in the exaggerated 5-hydroxytryptamine-induced tension development of human isolated preeclamptic umbilical artery. European Journal of Pharmacology, 605(1-3): 129-137.
  8. Hong SJ, Wan JB, Zhang Y, Hu G, Lin HC, Seto SW, Kwan YW, Lin ZX, Wang YT and Lee SM (2009), Angiogenic effect of saponin extract from Panax notoginseng on HUVECs in vitro and zebrafish in vivo, Phytotherapy Research, 23(5): 677-686.
  9. Yang C, Kwan YW, Seto SW and Leung GPH (2008), Inhibitory effects of epoxyeicosatrienoic acids on volume-activated chloride channels in rat mesenteric arterial smooth muscle, Prostaglandins Other Lipid Mediators, 87(1-4): 62-67.
  10. Seto SW, Au ALS, Lam TY, Chim SS, Lee SM, Wan S, Tjiu DC, Shigemura N, Yim APC, Chan SW, Tsui SK, Leung GPH and Kwan YW (2007), Modulation by simvastatin of iberiotoxin-sensitive, Ca2+- activated K+ channels of porcine coronary artery smooth muscle cells, British Journal of Pharmacology, 151(7): 987-997.