Shiu-Ming Kuo

PhD

Shiu-Ming Kuo

PhD

Shiu-Ming Kuo

PhD

Research Topics

Phytoestrogen (isoflavone) and health; Nutrition and immune response; Vitamin C transport and function; Membrane protein trafficking.

Contact Information

8 Sherman Hall

Buffalo NY, 14214

Phone: (716) 829-5664

Fax: (716) 829-3700

smkuo@buffalo.edu

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Selected Publications

  • Kuo, S-M., W.-C. Chan, and Z. Hu. (2014) Wildtype and IL10-null mice have differential colonic epithelial gene expression responses to dietary supplementation with synbiotic Bifidobacterium animalis subspecies lactis Bb12 and inulin. J. Nutr. 144:245-51.
  • Kuo S-M. (2013) The Multifaceted Biological Roles of Vitamin C. J Hum Nutr Food Sci 1(2): 1012.
  • Kuo, S-M., L.-Y. Wang, S. Yu, C. E. Campbell, S. Valiyaparambil, M. Rance, and K. Blumenthal. (2013) The N-terminal basolateral targeting signal unlikely acts alone in the differential trafficking of membrane transporters in MDCK cells. Biochemistry 52:5103-16.
  • Kuo S-M., Merhige PM, Hagey LR. (2013) The effect of prebiotics and probiotics on fecal bile acid profiles in wildtype and IL10-/- mice. PlosOne 8:e60270.
  • Kuo S-M., (2013) The interplay between fiber and the intestinal microbiome on the inflammatory response. Adv. Nutr. 4:16-28.
  • Kuo S-M., Burl LR, Hu Z. (2012) Ce.se embryonic fibroblasts. PlosOne 7:e32957.
  • Kuo S-M., Halpern MM. (2011). Lack of association between body mass index (BMI) and plasma adiponectin levels in healthy adults. Inter. J. Obesity 35: 1487-94.  
  • Varma S, Sobey K, Campbell CE, Kuo S-M. (2009). Hierarchal contribution of  N- and C-terminal sequences to the differential localization of  homologous sodium-dependent vitamin C transporters, SVCT1 and SVCT2, in MDCK cells. Biochemistry 48: 2969-2980.
  • Varma S, Campbell CE,  Kuo S-M. (2008). Functional role of conserved transmembrane segment 1 residues in human sodium-dependent vitamin C transporters. Biochemistry 47:2952-2960.
  • Intra J, Kuo S-M. (2007). Physiological levels of tea catechins increase intracellular lipid antioxidant activity of vitamin C and vitamin E in human intestinal Caco-2 cells. Chemico-Biol. Interactions 169: 91-99.
  • Kuo S-M., Tan C-H, Dragan M, Wilson JX. (2005). Endotoxin increases ascorbate recycling and concentration in mouse liver. J.Nutr. 135: 2411-2416.
  • Paradkar PN, Blum PS, Berhow MA, Baumann H, Kuo S-M. (2004) Dietary isoflavones suppress endotoxin-induced inflammatory reaction in liver and intestine. Cancer Lett. 215: 21-28.
  • Peng I-W, Kuo S-M. (2003) Flavonoids inhibit lipid peroxidation of intestinal cells at physiological concentrations in a structure-dependent pattern. J. Nutr. 133: 2184-2187.