Horng-Tzer Shy Anatomy and Cell Biology, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
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Shu-Mei Lai Anatomy and Cell Biology, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
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Kuo-Shyan Lu Anatomy and Cell Biology, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
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Wei-Haw Peng Anatomy and Cell Biology, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
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Hsiu-Ni Kung
  • National Taiwan University
Research focus
  • Cell biology
  • 1 Author merit


Ph.D. in Anatomy and Cell biology, National Taiwan University, Taiwan, 2008

Current position

Assistant professor, Anatomy and Cell biology, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University


  1. Lee, C. P., Liu, P. T., Kung, H. N., Su, M. T., Chua, H. H., Chang, Y. H., Chang, C. W., Tsai, C. H., Liu, F. T. and Chen, M. R. (2012). The ESCRT machinery is recruited by the viral BFRF1 protein to the nucleus-associated membrane for the maturation of Epstein-Barr Virus. PLoS Pathog 8(9): e1002904.
  2. Chang, C. F., Chau, Y. P., Kung, H. N. and Lu, K. S. (2012). The lipopolysaccharide-induced pro-inflammatory response in RAW264.7 cells is attenuated by an unsaturated fatty acid-bovine serum albumin complex and enhanced by a saturated fatty acid-bovine serum albumin complex. Inflamm Res 61(2): 151-160.
  3. Kung, H. N., Marks, J. R. and Chi, J. T. (2011). Glutamine synthetase is a genetic determinant of cell type-specific glutamine independence in breast epithelia. PLoS Genet 7(8): e1002229.
  4. Gatza, M. L., Kung, H. N., Blackwell, K. L., Dewhirst, M. W., Marks, J. R. and Chi, J. T. (2011). Analysis of tumor environmental response and oncogenic pathway activation identifies distinct basal and luminal features in HER2-related breast tumor subtypes. Breast Cancer Res 13(3): R62.
  5. Fu, S. C., Chau, Y. P., Lu, K. S. and Kung, H. N. (2011). Beta-lapachone accelerates the recovery of burn-wound skin. Histol Histopathol 26(7): 905-914.
  6. Chen, Y., Kung, H. N., Chen, C. H., Huang, S. H., Chen, K. H. and Wang, S. M. (2011). Acidic extracellular pH induces p120-catenin-mediated disruption of adherens junctions via the Src kinase-PKCdelta pathway. FEBS Lett 585(4): 705-710.
  7. Lucas, J. E., Kung, H. N. and Chi, J. T. (2010). Latent factor analysis to discover pathway-associated putative segmental aneuploidies in human cancers. PLoS Comput Biol 6(9): e1000920.
  8. Lien, Y. C., Kung, H. N., Lu, K. S., Jeng, C. J. and Chau, Y. P. (2008). Involvement of endoplasmic reticulum stress and activation of MAP kinases in beta-lapachone-induced human prostate cancer cell apoptosis. Histol Histopathol 23(11): 1299-1308.
  9. Kung, H. N., Yang, M. J., Chang, C. F., Chau, Y. P. and Lu, K. S. (2008). In vitro and in vivo wound healing-promoting activities of beta-lapachone. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol 295(4): C931-943.
  10. Kung, H. N., Chien, C. L., Chau, G. Y., Don, M. J., Lu, K. S. and Chau, Y. P. (2007). Involvement of NO/cGMP signaling in the apoptotic and anti-angiogenic effects of beta-lapachone on endothelial cells in vitro. J Cell Physiol 211(2): 522-532.
  11. Yang, L. J., Jeng, C. J., Kung, H. N., Chang, C. C., Wang, A. G., Chau, G. Y., Don, M. J. and Chau, Y. P. (2005). Tanshinone IIA isolated from Salvia miltiorrhiza elicits the cell death of human endothelial cells. J Biomed Sci 12(2): 347-361.
1 Protocol published
Authors:  Wei-Haw Peng, Kuo-Shyan Lu, Shu-Mei Lai, Horng-Tzer Shy and Hsiu-Ni Kung, date: 07/05/2013, view: 15499, Q&A: 0
Transmission electron microscopy is a technique for observing the fine details of organelles in cells or tissues. This protocol is to be used to exam the membrane structure in cells with or without virus infection. Modifications should be made if ...
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