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Ching Yuan  Hu

Name :

Ching Yuan Hu

Title :


Unit :

Department of Human Nutrition, Food & Animal Sciences

Address :

1955 East-West Road
                    Honolulu, HI 96822

Room :

Ag Sciences Building 415J

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Specialties :

Adipose tissue development; Animal growth; Chinese tea culture; Research program development; Scientific writing

Professional Prep/Appointments :

Ph.D. in Nutrition.  University of California at Davis, 1984.

M. S. in Animal Science.  University of California at Davis, 1979.

B. S. in Animal Science.  National Chung-Hsing University, Taiwan, 1975.

Selected Publications :

Hu, C. Y., J. Novakofski and H. J. Mersmann 1987.  Hormonal control of porcine adipose tissue fatty acid release and cyclic AMP concentration. J. Anim. Sci. 64:1031-1037.

Mersmann, H. J., C. Y. Hu, W. G. Pond, D. C. Rule, J. E. Novakofski and S. B. Smith.  1987.  Growth and adipose tissue metabolism in young pigs fed cimaterol with adequate or low dietary protein.  J. Anim. Sci. 64:1384-1394.

Novakofski, J. and C. Y. Hu.  1987.  Culture of isolated adipose tissue cells.  J. Anim. Sci. 65(Suppl. 2):12-24.

Hu, C. Y., A. Suryawan, N. E. Forsberg, R. H. Dalrymple and C. A. Ricks.  1988.  Effect of cimaterol on sheep adipose tissue lipid metabolism.  J. Anim. Sci. 66:1393-1400.

Hu, C. Y., J. Novakofski and H. J. Mersmann.  1988. Clenbuterol stimulated  increase of plasma free fatty acids in reserpinized pigs.  Comp. Biochem. Physiol. 91C:619-622.

Forsberg, N. E., C. Zhong, C. C. Liu, J. Killefer and C. Y. Hu.  1989.  Structural and metabolic integrity of ruminant skeletal muscle during extended culture.  J. Anim. Sci. 67:285-294.

Hu, C. Y., J. Novakofski and H. J. Mersmann.  1989.  Lipid metabolism of rat adipocytes in culture.  Cell Biol. Intl. Reports 13:171-180.

Killefer, J. and C. Y. Hu.  1990.  Production of a novel monoclonal antibody to the porcine adipocyte plasma membrane.  Proc. Soc. Exp. Biol. Med. 193:172-176.

Killefer,  J. and C. Y. Hu 1990 Expression  of a 64 kD adipocyte-specific  plasma membrane  protein in genetically lean but not obese porcine adipocytes.  J. Cell. Biochem. 44:167-175.

Akanbi, K. A., D. C. England and C. Y. Hu. 1990. Effect of insulin and adrenergic agonists on glucose transport of porcine adipocytes.  Comp. Biochem. Physiol. 97C:133-138.

Hu, C. Y. and H. J. Mersmann.  1991.  Interaction of lipogenic substrate in porcine adipose tissue in vitro.  Int. J. Biochem. 23:181-188.

Nassar, A. H. and C. Y. Hu.  1991.  Growth and carcass characteristics of lambs treated with antibodies against ovine adipocyte plasma membranes.  J. Anim. Sci. 69:578-586.

Nassar, A. H. and C. Y. Hu.  1991.  Antibodies to ovine adipocyte plasma membranes recognize tissue and species specific plasma membrane components.  Comp. Biochem. Physiol. 98B:361-367.

Dong, J., D. P. Froman and C. Y. Hu. 1991. Development and characterization of polyclonal antibodies against broiler adipocytes.  Comp. Biochem. Physiol. 99A:195-198.

Akanbi, K. A. and C. Y. Hu. 1991. Effect of dietary cimaterol on Na+-K+ATPase activity in rabbit tissues. J. Anim. Sci. 69:3597-3602.

Nassar, A.H. and C.Y. Hu. 1992.  Characterization of polyclonal antibodies against ovine adipocyte plasma membranes.  Int. J. Biochem. 24:599-604.

Hu, C. Y., A. Suryawan, J. Killefer and N. B. Wehr.  1992.  Effect of antiserum to rat adipocytes on growth and body composition of rat.  Comp. Biochem. Physiol. 101:669-673.

Bouyekhf, M., D. C. Rule and C. Y. Hu. 1992. Glycerolipid biosynthesis in adipose tissue of the bovine during growth.  Comp. Biochem. Physiol. 103B:101-104.

Clark, S. L., R. C. Wander and C. Y. Hu.  1992.  The effect of porcine somatotropin supplementation in pigs on the lipid profile of subcutaneous and intermuscular adipose tissue and longissimus muscle.  J. Anim. Sci. 70:3435-3442.

Bouyekhf, M., D. C. Rule and C. Y. Hu. 1993. Effect of catecholamine on lipolysis and esterification in vitro in adipose tissue of sheep fed low and high energy diet.  J. Nutr. Biochem. 4:80-85.

Suryawan, A. and C. Y. Hu. 1993. Effect of serum in the medium on differentiation of porcine adipose stromal- vascular cells in primary culture.  Comp. Biochem. Physiol. 105A:485-492.

Wander, R. C., S. L. Clark, C. Y. Hu, Z. A. Holmes and E. Schrumpf. 1993. Interaction of porcine somatotropin administration to growing pigs and frozen storage of carcass on lipids and quality characteristics of roasts. J. Food Comp. Analysis 6:62-74.

Akanbi, K. A., A. E. Brodie, A. Suryawan and C. Y. Hu.  1994.  Effect of age on the differentiation of porcine adipose stromal-vascular cells in culture.  J. Anim. Sci. 72:2828-2835.

Akanbi, K. A. and C. Y. Hu.  1995.  Effect of sera from lean and obese pigs on the differentiation of porcine adipose stromal-vascular cells in culture.  Comp. Biochem. Physiol. 111A:293-298.

Zhong, C., H. S. Nakaue, C. Y. Hu and L. W. Mirosh.  1995.  Effect of full-fed and early feed restriction on broiler performance, abdominal fat level, cellularity and fat metabolism in broiler chickens.  Poultry Sci. 74:1636-1643.

Brodie, A. E., V. A. Azarenko and C. Y. Hu. 1996. TCDD (2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin) inhibition of fat cell differentiation.  Toxicology Lett. 84:55-59.

Lien, T. F., S. Y. Chen, S. P. Shiau, D. P. Froman and C. Y. Hu. 1996. Chrominum picolinate reduces laying hen serum and egg yolk cholesterol.  Professional Animal Scientists 12:77-80.

Olsen, Q. R., D. C. Rule, R. A. Field, G. D. Snowder and C. Y. Hu. 1996. Dietary chromium-picolinate does not influence growth or carcass composition in feedlot lambs.  SID Sheep and Goat Res. J.  12:22-24.

Brodie, A.E., V.A. Azarenko and C.Y. Hu.   1996.  Inhibitors of preadipocyte differentiation induce COUP-TF binding to a PPAR/RXR binding sequence.  Biochem. Biophys. Res. Comm. 228:655-661.

Suryawan, A. and C. Y. Hu.  1997.  Insulin and hydrocortisone, but not triiodothyronine, are required for the differentiation of pig preadipocytes in primary culture.  J. Anim. Sci.  75:105-111.

Suryawan, A. and C. Y. Hu.  1997.  Effect of retinoic acid on differentiation of cultured pig preadipocytes.  J. Anim. Sci.  75:112-117.

Brodie, A.E., V.A.. Azarenko and C.Y. Hu. 1997.  Inhibition of increases of transcription factor mRNAs during differentiation of primary rat adipocytes by in vivo 2,3,7,8 tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (tcdd) treatment. Tox. Lett. 90:91-95.

Chen, C. L., A. E. Brodie and C. Y. Hu.  1997.  CCAAT/enhancer-binding  protein β is not affected by TCDD inhibition of 3T3-L1 preadipocyte differentiation.  Obesity Res.  5:146-152.

Crawford, D.R., P. Leahy, C.Y. Hu, A. Chaudhry, R. Gronostajski, G. Grossman, J. Woods, P. Hakimi, W.J. Roesler and R.W. Hanson. 1998. Nuclear factor I regulates expression of the gene for phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase (GTP).  J. Biol. Chem. 273:13387-13390.

Brodie, A.E., V.A. Manning, K.R. Ferguson, D.E. Jewell and C.Y. Hu. 1999.  Conjugated linoleic acid inhibits differentiation of  preand  post-confluent  3T3-L1  adipocytes  but  inhibits  cell  proliferation  only  in preconfluent cells.  J. Nutr. 129:602-606.

Lien, T.F., C.P. Wu, B.J. Wang, M.S. Shiao, T.Y. Shiao, B.H. Lin, J.J. Lu, and C.Y. Hu. 2001.   Effect of supplemental levels of chromium picolinate on the growth performance, serum traits, carcass characteristics and lipid metabolism of growing-finishing pigs. Anim. Sci. 72:289-296.

42.  Brandebourg, T.D. and C.Y. Hu. 2005. Regulation of differentiating preadipocytes by retinoic acid.  J. Anim. Sci. 83:98-107.
 Brandebourg, T.D.
and C.Y. Hu. 2005. Isomer-specific regulation of differentiating pig preadipocytes by conjugated linoleic acids. J. Anim. Sci. 83:2096-2105.
 Li, Z., B. Zhao, Y.S. Kim, C.Y. Hu and J. Yang. 2010. Administration of a mutated myostatin propeptide to neonatal mice significantly enhances skeletal muscle growth. Molecular Reproduction and Development 77:76-82. 

Brandebourg T.D. and C.Y. Hu. 2013. Feeding Retinoic Acid Reduces Total Carcass Fat in Growing Broiler Chickens. Poultry Fish Wildlife Sci. 1:103-108.

Meng, Y., A. Su, S. Yuan, H. Zhao, S. Tan, C. Hu, H. Deng, and Y. Guo. 2016. Evaluation of Total Flavonoids, Myricetin, and Quercetin from Hovenia Dulcis Thunb. as Inhibitors of α-amylase and α-glucosidase. Plant Foods for Hum Nutri. 4:444-449.

Han, W., Y. Meng, C. Hu, G. Dong, Y. Qu, H. Deng, and Y. Guo. 2016.

      Mathematical models of Ca2+ concentration, pH, pectin concentration and soluble solids (sucrose) on the gelation of low methoxyl pectin. Food Hydrocolloids 66:37-48.

Languages :

English; Chinese