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Chan, I.H.S, Tang, N.L.S., Leung, T.F., Ma, S.L., Zhang, Y.P., Wong, G.W.K., Wong, C.K. and Lam, C.W.K. (2007) Association of prostanglandin-endoperoxide synthase 2 gene polymorphisms with asthma and asthma and atopy in Chinese children. Allergy 62:802-809.

Li H, Tang NL, Chan PK, Wang CY, Hui DS, Luk C, Kwok R, Huang W, Sung JJ, Kong QP, Zhang YP.(2008) Polymorphisms in the C-type lectin genes cluster in chromosome 19 and predisposition to severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus (SARS-CoV) infection. J Med Genet. 45(11):752-8.

Ma SL, Tang NL, Zhang YP, Ji LD, Tam CW, Lui VW, Chiu HF, Lam LC.(2008)  Association of prostaglandin-endoperoxide synthase 2 (PTGS2) polymorphisms and Alzheimer's disease in Chinese. Neurobiol Aging. 29(6):856-60.

Chan IH, Tang NL, Leung TF, Huang W, Lam YY, Wong GW, Chan JC, Chan MH, Wong CK, Zhang YP, Lam CW.(2009) Association of early growth response-1 gene polymorphisms with total IgE and atopy in asthmatic children.Pediatr Allergy Immunol. 20(2):142-50.

Ma SL, Tang NL, Tam CW, Lui VW, Lau ES, Zhang YP, Chiu HF, Lam LC. (2009) Polymorphisms of the estrogen receptor alpha (ESR1) gene and the risk of Alzheimer's disease in a southern Chinese community. Int Psychogeriatr. 9:1-10

Ji L, Tang NL, Xu J, Wu DD, Zhang YP. (2010).Association of disease-predisposition polymorphisms of the melatonin pathway and sunshine duration in the global human populations.  Journal of Pineal Research. 48:133-141.

Wang RR, Yang LM, Wang YH, Pang W, Tam SC, Tien P, Zheng YT..  Sifuvirtide, a potent HIV fusion inhibitor peptide.  Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 382 (2009) 540-544

Pang W; Tam SC; Zheng YT (2009).  Current peptide HIV-1 fusion inhibitors.  Antiviral Chemistry & Chemotherapy 20(1):1-18. 

Beall CM, Cavalleri GL, Deng L, Elston RC, Gao Y, Knight J, Li C, Li JC, Liang Y, McCormack M, Montgomery HE, Pan H, Robbins PA, Shianna KV, Tam SC, Tsering N, Veeramah KR, Wang W, Wangdui P, Weale ME, Xu Y, Xu Z, Yang L, Zaman MJ, Zeng C, Zhang L, Zhang X, Zhaxi P and Zheng YT (2010). "Natural selection on EPAS1 (HIF2alpha) associated with low hemoglobin concentration in Tibetan highlanders." Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107(25): 11459-64.

Li H, Wang CY, Wang JX, Tang NL, Xie L, Gong YY, Yang Z, Xu LY, Kong QP and Zhang YP (2009). The neck-region polymorphism of DC-SIGNR in peri-centenarian from Han Chinese population. BMC Med Genet 10: 134.

Sun Y, Ouyang DY, Pang W, Tu YQ, Li YY, Shen XM, Tam SC, Yang HY and Zheng YT (2010). Expression of syncytin in leukemia and lymphoma cells. Leuk Res 34(9): 1195-202.

Wu DD, Jin W, Hao XD, Tang NL and Zhang YP (2010). "Evidence for positive selection on the Osteogenin (BMP3) gene in human populations." PLoS One 5(6): e10959.

Wang WZ, Wang CY, Cheng YT, Xu AL, Zhu CL, Wu SF, Kong QP and Zhang YP (2010). "Tracing the origins of Hakka and Chaoshanese by mitochondrial DNA analysis." Am J Phys Anthropol 141(1): 124-30.

Zhao M, Kong QP, Wang HW, Peng MS, Xie XD, Wang WZ, Jiayang, Duan JG, Cai MC, Zhao SN, Cidanpingcuo, Tu YQ, Wu SF, Yao YG, Bandelt HJ and Zhang YP (2009). "Mitochondrial genome evidence reveals successful Late Paleolithic settlement on the Tibetan Plateau." Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106(50): 21230-5. 

Chow AW-m, Liang JF-t, Wong JS-c, Fu Y, Tang NL-s, et al. (2010) Polarized Secretion of Interleukin (IL)-6 and IL-8 by Human Airway Epithelia 16HBE14o-Cells in Response to Cationic Polypeptide Challenge. PLoS ONE 5(8): e12091. 

Peng M-S, Ho Q-H, Pham D-K, Vu T-A, Wang H-W, Yao Y-G, Kong Q-P, Zhang Y-P (2010) Tracing the Austronesian footprint in mainland Southeast Asia: a perspective from mitochondrial DNA. Mol Biol Evol (in Press) 

Law, S.K.Y., Wang, R.R., Mak, A.N.S., Wong, K.B., Zheng, Y.T. and Shaw, P.C. (2010) A switch-on mechanism to activate maize ribosome-inactivating protein for targeting HIV-infected cells. Nucl. Acids Res. (in Press) 


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