Authors / Title / Journal

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Lan YW, Theng SM, Huang TT, Choo KB, Chen CM, Kuo HP, Chong KY (2017) Oncostatin M-preconditioned mesenchymal stem cells alleviate bleomycin-induced pulmonary fibrosis through paracrine effects of the hepatocyte growth factor.Stem Cells Transl Med 6(3):1006-1017.


Nguyen PN, Huang CJ, Sugii S, Cheong SK, Choo KB (2017) Selective activation of miRNAs of the primate-specific chromosome 19 miRNA cluster (C19MC) in cancer and stem cells and possible contribution to regulation of apoptosis. J Biomed Sci 24(1):20


Chew WF, Leong PP, Yap SF, Yasmin AM, Choo KB, Low GK, Boo NY (2017) Risk factors associated with abdominal obesity in suburban adolescents from a Malaysian district. Singapore Med J Feb 17


Ali NM, Yeap SK, Abu N, Lim KL, Ky H, Pauzi AZM, Ho WY, Tan SW, Ong AHK et al. (2017) Synthetic curcumin derivative DK1 possessed G2/M arrest and induced apoptosis through accumulation of intracellular ROS in MCF‑7 breast cancer cells. Cancer Cell Int 17:30


Wong BY, Kuar T, Ong AHK, Khoo G (2017) Intra- and inter-specific variation of four acetes species (Crustacea: Decapoda: Sergestidae) sampled along the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia. Malaysian J Path


Verusingam ND, Yeap SK, Ky H, Paterson IC, Khoo SP, Cheong SK, Ong AHK, Kamarul T (2017) Susceptibility of human oral squamous carcinoma cells (OSCC) H103 and H376 cell lines to retroviral OSKM mediated reprogramming. PeerJ 5:e3174


Yap E, Norziha ZA, Simbun A, Tumian NR, Cheong SK, Leong CF, Wong CL (2017) MicroRNAs that affect the Fanconi Anemia/BRCA pathway are downregulated in imatinib-resistant chronic myeloid leukemia patients without detectable BCR-ABL kinase domain mutations. Leukemia Res 59:32-40


Boo L,  Ho WY, Norlaily MA, Yeap SK, Ky H, Chan KG, Yin WF,  Satharasinghe DA, Liew CW, Tan SH, Cheong SK, Ong AHK (2017) Phenotypic and microRNA transcriptomic profiling of the MDA-MB-231 spheroid enriched CSCs with comparison of MCF-7 microRNA profiling dataset. Peer J 5:e3551


Mok SF, Karuthan C, CHeah YK, Ngeow WC, Rosnah binti Zain, Yap SF and Ong AHK (2017) The oral microbime community variations associated with normal, potentially malignant disorders and malignant lesions of the oral cavity. Malaysian J Path 0126-8635


Samiei G, Yip WK, Leong PP, Jabar MF, Dusa NM, Mohtarrrydin N, Seow HF (2017) Association between polymorphisms of IL17A G197A and IL17F A7488G and risk of colorectal cancer. J Can Res Ther (in press)


N Gnanasegaran, V Govindasamy, C Simon, Gan QF, VK VincentChong, V Mani, KK Selvarajan, V Subramaniam, S Musa, A Kasim, N Hayaty (2017) Effect of dental pulp stem cells in MPTPinduced old-aged mice model. Eur J Clin Invest 47(6): 403-414


Nguyen PNN, Choo KB, Huang CJ, Sugii S, Cheong SK, Kamarul T (2017) miR-524-5p of the primate-specific C19MC miRNA cluster targets TP53IPN1- and EMT-associated genes to regulate cellular reprogramming. Stem Cell Res Ther. 8(1):214.



Chiew MY, Boo NY, Voon K, Cheong SK, Leong PP (2017) Generation of a MLL-AF9-specific stem cell model of acute monocytic leukemia. Leukemia Lymphoma 58(1): 162-170


Ong LC, Tan YF, Tan BS, Chung FL, Cheong SK, Leong CO (2017) Single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) inhibit heat shock protein 90 (HSP90) signalling in human lung fibroblasts and keratinocytes. Toxicol Applied Pharmacol 329:347-357



Uma Palanisamy, Ammu K. Radhakrishan Thavamanithevi, Subramaniam, Muniswaran, Nagarajah H.S., Gan Seng Chiew (2017) Method and use of plant extract to stabilise oil (patent)