Published Paper


  1. Impact factor: 4.56; SJR: 2.400 (top 3.2% 918 out of 28606);
    L Wang, L Zhang, BKC Chow 2017 Secretin modulates the postnatal development of mouse cerebellar cortex via PKA- and ERK-dependent pathways. Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience In press.
  2.  Impact factor: 4.13; Citation: 1; SJR: 1.765 (top 5.7% 1621 out of 28606);
    T Zheng, Y Ni, J Li, BKC Chow, G Panagiotou 2017 Designing Dietary Recommendations Using System Level Interactomics Analysis and Network-Based Inference. Frontiers in physiology 8: 753.
  3.  Impact factor: 3.68; SJR: 1.772 (top 5.6% 1610 out of 28606);
    Q Zhang, NE Madden, AST Wong, BKC Chow, LTO Lee 2017 The Role of Endocrine G Protein-Coupled Receptors in Ovarian Cancer Progression. Frontiers in Endocrinology 8: 66.
  4.  Impact factor: 1.23; SJR: 0.555 (top 27.8% 7966 out of 28606);
    AM Zaw, CM Williams, HKW Law, BKC Chow 2017 Minimally Invasive Transverse Aortic Constriction in Mice. Journal of Visualized Experiments 121: e55293.
  5.  Impact factor: 8.68; SJR: 4.717 (top 1.0% 288 out of 28606);
    MCL Tse, O  Herlea-Pana,  D  Brobst,  X  Yang,  J Wood,  X Hu,  Z  Liu,  CW  Lee,  AM  Zaw,  BKC Chow,  K Ye, CB  Chan 2017 Tumor Necrosis Factor a Promotes Phosphoinositide 3-Kinase Enhancer A and Amp-Activated Protein Kinase Interaction to Suppress Lipid Oxidation in Skeletal Muscle. Diabetes 66(7): 1858-1870.
  6.  Impact factor: 4.08; SJR: 1.731 (top 5.9% 1681 out of 28606);
    Y Heshiki, T Dissanayake,  T Zheng,  K Kang,  N Yueqiong,  Z Xu,  C Sarkar,  PCY Woo,  BKC Chow,  D Baker,  A Yan,  CJ Webster,  G Panagiotou, J Li 2017 Toward a metagenomic understanding on the bacterial composition and resistome in Hong Kong banknotes. Front. Microbiol 8: 632.
  7.  Impact factor: 2.84; SJR: 1.499 (top 7.6% 2181 out of 28606);
    M Hu, S Yuan, ZW Ye, K Singh, C Li, H Shuai, N Fai, BKC Chow, H Chu, BJ Zheng 2017 PAN substitutions A37S, A37S/I61T and A37S/V63I attenuate the replication of H7N7 influenza A virus by impairing the polymerase and endonuclease activities. Journal of General Virology 98(3): 364-73.
  8.  Impact factor: 0.55; Citation: 2; SJR: 0.144 (top 50.1% 14329 out of 28606);
    AA Allam, SA Gabr, J Ajarem, AH Alghadir, R Sekar, BKC Chow 2017 Geno Protective and Anti-Apoptotic Effect of Green Tea against Perinatal Lipopolysaccharide-Exposure Induced Liver Toxicity in Rat Newborns. African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative medicines 14(2): 166-176.
  9. Impact factor: 5.50; SJR: 2.570 (top 2.8% 788 out of 28606);
    JJ Bai, BKC Chow 2017 Secretin is involved in sodium conservation through the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system. FASEB Journal 31(4): 1689-1697.
  10. Impact factor: 3.68; Citation: 2; SJR: 1.772 (top 5.6% 1610 out of 28606);
    R Sekar, L Wang, BKC Chow 2017 Central Control of Feeding Behavior by the Secretin, PACAP, and Glucagon Family of Peptides. Frontiers in Endocrinology 8: 18.


  1. Impact factor: 2.81; Citation: 1; SJR: 1.201 (top 10.8% 3077 out of 28606);
    DA Oren, Y Wei, L Skrabanek, BKC Chow, T Mommsen, S Mojsov 2016 Structural Mapping and Functional Characterization of Zebrafish Class B G-Protein Coupled Receptor (GPCR) with Dual Ligand Selectivity towards GLP-1 and Glucagon. PloS one 11(12): e0167718.
  2. Impact factor: 4.27; Citation: 1; SJR: 2.026 (top 4.3% 1237 out of 28606);
    S Yuan, H Chu, J Ye, K Singh, Z Ye, H Zhao, RYT Kao, BKC Chow, J Zhou, BJ Zheng 2016 Identification of a novel small-molecule compound targeting the influenza A virus polymerase PB1-PB2 interface. Antiviral Research 137: 58-66.
  3. Impact factor: 4.26; Citation: 1; SJR: 1.625 (top 6.5% 1871 out of 28606);
    M Hu, H Chu, K Zhang, K Singh, C Li, S Yuan, BKC Chow, W Song, J Zhou, BJ Zheng 2016 Amino acid substitutions V63I or A37S/I61T/V63I/V100A in the PA N-terminal domain increase the virulence of H7N7 influenza A virus. Scientific Reports 6: 37800.
  4. Impact factor: 2.86; Citation: 2; SJR: 0.809 (top 18.7% 5360 out of 28606);
    K Singh, AM Zaw, R Sekar, A Palak, AA Allam, J Ajarem, BKC Chow 2016 Glycyrrhizic Acid Reduces Heart Rate and Blood Pressure by a Dual Mechanism. Molecules 21(10): 1291.
  5. Impact factor: 2.81; SJR: 1.201 (top 10.8% 3077 out of 28606);
    HKH Ng, KG Harikumar, LJ Miller, BKC Chow 2016 Signaling Modification by GPCR Heteromer and Its Implication on X-Linked Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus. PloS one 11(9): e0163086.
  6. Impact factor: 4.13; Citation: 3; SJR: 2.755 (top 2.4% 695 out of 28606);
    KG Harikumar, ML Augustine, LTO Lee, BKC Chow, LJ Miller 2016 Structure and function of cross-class complexes of G protein-coupled secretin and angiotensin 1a receptors. J Biol Chem 291(33): 17332-17344.
  7. Impact factor: 5.07; Citation: 5; SJR: 2.240 (top 3.6% 1044 out of 28606);
    S Yuan, H Chu, K Zhang, J Ye, K Singh, RYT Kao, BKC Chow, J Zhou, BJ Zheng 2016 A novel small-molecule compound disrupts influenza A virus PB2 cap-binding and inhibits viral replication. J Antimicrob Chemother 71(9): 2489-97.
  8. Impact factor: 5.02; SJR: 3.596 (top 1.6% 445 out of 28606);
    OWH Chua, KKL Wong, BC Ko, SK Chung, BKC Chow, LTO Lee 2016 Role of nuclear factor of activated T-cells 5 in regulating hypertonic-mediated secretin receptor expression in kidney collecting duct cells. BBA-GENE REGUL MECH 1859(7): 922-932.
  9. Impact factor: 3.61; Citation: 2; SJR: 1.649 (top 6.4% 1844 out of 28606);
    JJ Bai, CD Tan, BKC Chow 2016 Secretin, at the Hub of Water-Salt Homeostasis. AM J PHYSIOL-RENAL 312(5): F852-F860.
  10. Impact factor: 2.21; Citation: 1; SJR: 1.024 (top 13.8% 3938 out of 28606);
    J Ajarem, NG Altoom, AA Allam, SN Maodaa, MA Abdel-Maksoud, BKC Chow 2016 Oral administration of potassium bromate induces neurobehavioral changes, alters cerebral neurotransmitters level and impairs brain tissue of swiss mice. Behav Brain Funct 12(1): 14.
  11. Impact factor: 3.60; Citation: 2; SJR: 0.838 (top 18.0% 5137 out of 28606);
    S Yuan, H Chu, J Ye, M Hu, K Singh, BKC Chow,J Zhou, BJ Zheng 2016 Peptide-mediated interference of PB2-eIF4G1 interaction inhibits influenza A viruses's replication in vitro and in vivo. ACS Infect Dis 2(7): 471-477.
  12. Impact factor: 2.81; Citation: 4; SJR: 1.201 (top 10.8% 3077 out of 28606);
    K Singh, V Senthil, AWR Arokiaraj, J Leprince, B Lefranc, D Vaudry, AA  Allam, J Ajarem, BKC Chow 2016 Structure-Activity Relationship Studies of N- and C-Terminally Modified Secretin Analogs for the Human Secretin Receptor. PLoS One 11(3): e0149359.
  13. Impact factor: 4.27; Citation: 8; SJR: 2.026 (top 4.3% 1237 out of 28606);
    S Yuan, H Chu, H Zhao, K Zhang, K Singh, BKC Chow, RYT Kao, J Zhou, BJ Zheng 2016 Identification of a small-molecule inhibitor of influenza virus via disrupting the subunits interaction of the viral polymerase. Antiviral Res 125: 34-42.
  14. Impact factor: 4.26; Citation: 15; SJR: 1.625 (top 6.5% 1871 out of 28606);
    S Yuan, H Chu, K Singh, H Zhao, K Zhang, RYT Kao, BKC Chow, J Zhou, BJ Zheng 2016 A novel small-molecule inhibitor of influenza A virus acts by suppressing PA endonuclease activity of the viral polymerase. Sci Rep 6: 22880.


  1. Impact factor: 4.42; Citation: 14; SJR: 2.322 (top 3.5% 1057 out of 30373);
    S Yuan, N Zhang, K Singh, H Shuai, H Chu, J Zhou, BKC Chow, BJ Zheng 2015 Cross-protection of influenza A virus infection by a DNA aptamer targeting the PA endonuclease domain. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 59: 4082–4093.
  2. Impact factor: 13.21; Citation: 5; SJR: 8.142 (top  0.4% 112 out of 30373);
    JSW On, C Duan, BKC Chow, LTO Lee 2015 Functional pairing of class B1 ligand-GPCR in cephalochordate provides evidence of the origin of PTH and PACAP/glucagon receptor family. Mol Biol Evol 32(8): 2048-59.
  3. Impact factor: 3.68; Citation: 6; SJR: 1.808 (top 5.5% 1681 out of 30373);
    JSW On, BKC Chow, LTO Lee 2015 Evolution of parathyroid hormone receptor family and their ligands in vertebrate. Front in Endocrinol (Lausanne) 6(28): 1-6.
  4. Impact factor: 3.68; Citation: 6; SJR: 1.808 (top 5.5% 1681 out of 30373);
    HKH Ng, BKC Chow 2015 Oligomerization of family B GPCRs: exploration in inter-family oligomer formation. Front in Endocrinol 6(10): 1-5.


  1. Impact factor: 2.10; Citation: 6; SJR: 0.798 (top 18.3% 5611 out of 30663);
    R Sekar, BKC Chow 2014 Role of secretin peptide family and their receptors in the hypothalamic control of energy homeostasis. Horm Metab Res 45(13): 945-54.
  2. Impact factor: 3.60; Citation: 6; SJR: 1.725 (top 5.8% 1771 out of 30663);
    JKV Tam, LTO Lee, J Jin, BKC Chow 2014 MOLECULAR EVOLUTION OF GPCRS: Secretin/secretin receptors. Journal of Molecular Endocrinology 52(3): T1-T14.
  3. Impact factor: 3.68; Citation: 7; SJR: 1.411 (top 5.5% 1681 out of 30663);
    L Zhang, BKC Chow 2014 The central mechanisms of secretin in regulating multiple behaviors. Front in Endocrinology 5: 77.
  4. Impact factor: 5.70; Citation: 9; SJR: 2.993 (top 2.1% 658 out of 30663);
    R Sekar, BKC Chow 2014 Secretin receptor-knockout mice are resistant to high-fat diet-induced obesity and exhibit impaired interstinal lipid absorption. FASEB Journal 28(8): 3494-3505.
  5. Impact factor: 12.80; Citation: 31; SJR: 6.639 (top  0.6% 171 out of 30663);
    S Glaser, F Meng, Y Han, P Onori, BKC Chow, H Francis, J Venter, K McDaniel, M Marzioni, P Invernizzi, Y Ueno, J Lai, L Huang, H Standeford, D Alvaro, E Gaudio, A Franchitto, G Alpini 2014 Secretin Stimulates Biliary Cell Proliferation by Regulating Expression of MicroRNA 125b and MicroRNA let7a in Mice. Gastroenterology 146(7): 1795-1808.
  6. Impact factor: 4.40; Citation: 12; SJR: 2.514 (top 2.9% 895 out of 30663);
    R Sekar, BKC Chow 2014 Lipolytic actions of secretin in mouse adipocytes. Journal of Lipid Research 55(2): 190-200.
  7. Impact factor: 5.70; Citation: 23; SJR: 2.993 (top 2.1% 658 out of 30663);
    LTO Lee, SYL Ng, JYS Chu, R Sekar, KG Harikumar, LJ Miller, BKC Chow 2014 Transmembrane peptides as unique tools to demonstrate the in vivo action of a cross-class GPCR heterocomplex. FASEB Journal 28(6): 2632-2644.
  8. Impact factor: 4.20; Citation: 5; SJR: 2.211 (top 3.7% 1140 out of 30663);
    T Seaborn, A Ravni, R Au, BKC Chow, A Fournier, O Wurtz, H Vaudry, LE Eiden, D Vaudry 2014 Induction of serpinb1a by PACAP or NGF is required for PC12 cells survival after serum withdrawal. J Neurochem 131(1): 21-32.
  9. Impact factor: 2.30; SJR: 0.707 (top 20.8% 6383 out of 30663);
    V Senthil, J Leprince, D Vaudry, BKC Chow 2014 Fluorescence resonance energy transfer competitive binding assay for secretin receptor (Class B-GPCR). J Pharm Pharmacol 66(2): 295-303.


  1. Impact factor: 8.70; Citation: 20; SJR: 5.200 (top  0.8% 251 out of 30390);
    L Zhang, SK Chung, BKC Chow 2013 The Knockout of Secretin in Cerebellar Purkinje Cells Impairs Mouse Motor Coordination and Motor Learning. Neuropsychopharmacology 39(6): 1460-1468.
  2. Impact factor: 3.73; Citation: 2; SJR: 1.740 (top 5.7% 1739 out of 30390);
    JKV Tam, BKC Chow, LTO Lee 2013 Structural and Functional Divergence of Growth Hormone-Releasing Hormone Receptors in Early Sarcopterygians: Lungfish and Xenopus. PLoS One 8(1): e53482.
  3. Impact factor: 2.60; SJR: 1.548 (top 7.1% 2148 out of 30390);
    CW Ma, CH Lai, BKC Chow, DK Shum, YS Chan 2013 Topography of Inferior Olivary Neurons that Encode Canal and Otolith Inputs. Cerebellum 12(3): 322-324.
  4. Impact factor: 3.73; Citation: 12; SJR: 1.740 (top 5.7% 1739 out of 30390);
    JYS Chu, CYY Cheng, R Sekar, BKC Chow 2013 Vagal Afferent Mediates the Anorectic Effect of Peripheral Secretin. PLoS One 8(5): e64859.
  5. Impact factor: 3.68; Citation: 10; SJR: 0.990 (top 13.9% 4238 out of 30390);
    SYL Ng, LTO Lee, BKC Chow 2013 Receptor oligomerization: from early evidence to current understanding in class B GPCRs. Frontiers in endocrinology 3: 175P1-11.


  1. Impact factor: 5.50; Citation: 2; SJR: 3.325 (top 1.6% 486 out of 29775);
    Y Yuan, BKC Chow, VHY Lee, LTO Lee 2012 Neuron-restrictive silencer factor functions to suppress Sp1-mediated transactivation of human secretin receptor gene. BBA-GENE REGUL MECH 1829(2): 231-238.
  2. Impact factor: 2.28; Citation: 11; SJR: 1.062 (top 12.3% 3672 out of 29775);
    R Sekar, BKC Chow 2012 Metabolic effects of secretin. Gen Comp Endocr 181: 18-24.
  3. Impact factor: 3.61; SJR: 1.947 (top 4.6% 1362 out of 29775);
    XF Wang, H Ye, CJ Ward, JYS Chu, TV Masyuk, NF LaRusso, PC Harris, BKC Chow, VE Torres 2012 Insignificant effect of secretin in rodent models of polycystic kidney and liver disease. Am J Physiol-Renal 303(7): F1089-F1098.
  4. Impact factor: 3.73; Citation: 17; SJR: 1.945 (top 4.6% 1366 out of 29775);
    SYL Ng, BKC Chow,  M Kasahara, J Kasamatsu, LTO Lee 2012 Agnathan VIP, PACAP and their receptors: ancestral origins of today’s highly diversified forms. PLoS One 7(9): e44691.
  5. Impact factor: 3.73; Citation: 8; SJR: 1.945 (top 4.6% 1366 out of 29775);
    VHY Lee, IPY Lam, HSC Choi, BKC Chow, LTO Lee 2012 The Estrogen-Related Receptor alpha up regulates secretin expressions in response to hypertonicity and angiotensin II stimulation. PLoS One 7(6): e39913.


  1. Impact factor: 7.99; Citation: 50; SJR: 4.093 (top 1.1% 325 out of 28425);
    CYY Cheng, JYS Chu, BKC Chow 2011 Central and peripheral administration of secretin inhibits food intake in mice through the activation of the melanocortin system. Neuropsychopharmacology 36(2): 459-471.
  2. Impact factor: 6.61; Citation: 33; SJR: 2.597 (top 2.7% 759 out of 28425);
    JYS Chu, CYY Cheng, VHY Lee, YS Chan, BKC Chow 2011 Secretin and body fluid homeostasis. Kidney International 79(3): 280-287.
  3. Impact factor: 4.09; Citation: 17; SJR: 2.369 (top 3.1% 890 out of 28425);
    JKV Tam, KW Lau, LTO Lee, JYS Chu, KM Ng, A Fournier, H Vaudry, BKC Chow 2011 Origin of secretin receptor precedes the advent of tetrapoda: Evidence on the separated origins of secretin and orexin. PLoS One 6(4): e19384.
  4. Impact factor: 3.27; Citation: 13; SJR: 1.262 (top 9.5% 2712 out of 28425);
    JKV Tam, LTO Lee, CHK Cheng, BKC Chow 2011 Discovery of a new reproductive hormone in teleosts: Pituitary adenylate cyclase-activating polypeptide-related peptide (PRP). Gen Comp Endocr 173: 405-410.
  5. Impact factor: 3.27; Citation: 51; SJR: 1.262 (top 9.5% 2712 out of 28425);
    KKY Wong, SYL Ng, LTO Lee, HKH Ng, BKC Chow 2011 Orexins and their receptors from fish to mammals: A comparative approach. Gen Comp Endocr 171: 124-130.
  6. Impact factor: 3.16; Citation: 8; SJR: 1.533 (top 6.9% 1974 out of 28425);
    Y Yuan, LTO Lee, SSM Ng, BKC Chow 2011 Extragastrointestinal functions and transcriptional regulation of secretin and secretin receptors. Ann NY Acad Sci 1220: 23–33.
  7. Impact factor: 5.23; Citation: 37; SJR: 2.869 (top 2.2% 626 out of 28425);
    H Yao, SSM Ng, LF Huo, BKC Chow, Z Shen , M Yang , J Sze , O Ko , M Li, A Yue, LW Lu, XW Bian, HF Kung, MC Lin 2011 Effective Melanoma Immunotherapy with Interleukin-2 Delivered by a Novel Polymeric Nanoparticle. Mol Cancer Ther 10(6): 1082-1092.
  8. Impact factor: 3.21; Citation: 52; SJR: 1.233 (top 9.9% 2823 out of 28425);
    F Yu, SSM Ng,  BKC Chow, J Sze, G Lu, WS Poon , HF Kung, MCM Lin 2011 Knockdown of interferon-induced transmembrane protein 1(IFITM1) inhibits proliferation, migration, and invasion of glioma cells. J Neuro-Oncol 103(2): 187-195.
  1. Impact factor: 6.62; Citation: 33; SJR: 3.414 (top 1.5% 415 out of 26965);
    VHY Lee, LTO Lee,  JYS Chu, IPY Lam, FKY Siu, H Vaudry, BKC Chow 2010 An indispensable role of secretin in mediating the osmoregulatory functions of angiotensin II. FASEB Journal 24(12): 5024-5032.
  2. Impact factor: 10.89; Citation: 54; SJR: 4.733 (top  0.9% 246 out of 26965);
    G Glasser, IPY Lam, E Gaudio, BKC Chow, P Onori, A Franchitto, G Carpino, J Venter, H Francis, R Mancinelli, S Kopriva, G Alpini 2010 Knockout of secretin receptors reduces large cholangiocyte hyperplasia in mice with extrahepatic cholestasis induced by bile duct ligation. Hepatology 52(1): 204-214.
  3. Impact factor: 4.94; Citation: 22; SJR: 2.174 (top 3.6% 964 out of 26965);
    X An, SSM Ng, D Xie, YX Zeng, J Sze, Jide Wang, YC Chen, BKC Chow, Gang Lu, WS Poon, HF Kung, BCY Wong, MCM Lin 2010 Functional characterisation of cell cycle-related kinase (CCRK) in colorectal cancer carcinogenesis. Eur J Cancer 46: 1752–1761.
  4. Impact factor: 2.27; Citation: 7; SJR: 1.298 (top 9.0% 2438 out of 26965);
    RLC Hoo, JYS Chu, PY Yuan, CM Yeung, KYY Chan, BKC Chow 2010 Functional Identification of an Intronic Promoter of the Human Glucose-Dependent Insulinotropic Polypeptide Gene. Gene 463(1-2): 29-40.
  5. Impact factor: 2.85; Citation: 11; SJR: 1.321 (top 8.8% 2364 out of 26965);
    SY L Ng, LTO Lee, BKC Chow 2010 Insights into the evolution of proglucagon-derived peptides and receptors in fish and amphibians. Ann NY Acad Sci 1200: 15-32.


  1. Impact factor: 17.00; Citation: 619; SJR: 9.217 (top  0.3% 76 out of 25132);
    D Vaudry, A  Falluel-Morel, S Bourgault, M Basille, D Burel, O Wurtz, A  Fournier, BKC Chow, H Hashimoto, L Galas, H Vaudry 2009 Pituitary Adenylate Cyclase-Activating Polypeptide and Its Receptors: 20 Years after the Discovery. Pharmacol Rev 61(3): 283-357.
  2. Impact factor: 9.43; Citation: 57; SJR: 6.913 (top  0.5% 114 out of 25132);
    JYS Chu, LTO Lee, CH Lai, H Vaudry, YS Chan, WH Yung, BKC Chow 2009 Secretin as a neurohypophysial factor regulating body water homeostasis. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 106(37): 15961-15966.
  3. Impact factor: 7.37; Citation: 89; SJR: 3.359 (top 1.5% 383 out of 25132);
    H Yao, SSM Ng, WO Tucker, YKT Tsang, K Man, XM Wang, BKC Chow, HF Kung, GP Tang, MC Lin 2009 The gene transfection efficiency of a Folate-PE1600-Cyclodextrin nanopolymer. Biomaterials 30: 5793-5803.
  4. Impact factor: 3.26; Citation: 10; SJR: 1.862 (top 2.7% 685 out of 25132);
    IPY Lam, LTO Lee, HS Choi, G Alpini, BKC Chow 2009 Bile Acids Inhibit Duodenal Secretin Expression via Orphan Nuclear  Receptor Small Heterodimer Partner (SHP). Am J Physiol – Gastr L 297: G90-G97.
  5. Impact factor: 3.22; Citation: 37; SJR: 1.506 (top 7.5% 1873 out of 25132);
    CYY Cheng, JYS Chu, BKC Chow 2009 Vasopressin-independent mechanisms in controlling water homeostasis. J Mol Endocrinol 43: 81-92.
  6. Impact factor: 2.67; Citation: 10; SJR: 1.170 (top 10.9% 2746 out of 25132);
    LTO Lee, JKV Tam, DW Chan, BKC Chow 2009 Molecular cloning and mRNA distribution of pituitary adenylate cyclase-activating polypeptide (PACAP)/PACAP-related peptide in the lungfish. Ann NY Acad Sci 1163: 209-214.
  7. Impact factor: 2.42; Citation: 10; SJR: 1.463 (top 7.5% 1895 out of 25132);
    VHY Lee, BKC Chow, KW Lo, LSN Chow, C Man, SW Tsao, LTO Lee 2009 Regulation of RASSF1A in nasopharyngeal cells and its response to UV irradiation. Gene 443: 55-63.
  8. Impact factor: 2.09; Citation: 3; SJR:  (top 18.7% 4692 out of 25132);
    WS Au, LW Lu, S Tam, OKH Ko, BKC Chow, ML He, SSM Ng, CM Yeung, CC Liu, HF Kung, MC Lin 2009 Pluronic L-81 ameliorates diabetic symptoms in db/db mice through transcriptional regulation of microsomal triglyceride transfer protein. World J Gastroentero 15(24): 2987-2994.


  1. Impact factor: 4.17; Citation: 29; SJR: 2.882 (top 2.1% 503 out of 23580);
    FKY Siu, LTO Lee, BKC Chow 2008 Southwestern blotting in investigating transcriptional regulation. Nature Protocol 3: 51-58.
  2. Impact factor: 4.94; Citation: 35;
    IPY Lam, FKY Siu, JYS Chu, BKC Chow 2008 Multiple actions of secretin in the human body. Int Rev Cytol 265: 159-190.
  3. Impact factor: 3.14; SJR: 2.048 (top 4.2% 983 out of 23580);
    BKC Chow  2008 Gonadotropin-releasing hormone. Febs J 275(22): 5457.
  4. Impact factor: 3.14; Citation: 42; SJR: 2.048 (top 4.2% 983 out of 23580);
    VHY Lee, LTO Lee, BKC Chow 2008 Gonadotropin-releasing hormone: regulation of the GnRH gene. Febs J 275(22): 5458-5478.
  5. Impact factor: 2.06; Citation: 6; SJR: 1.009 (top 13.7% 3232 out of 23580);
    LTO Lee, IPY Lam, BKC Chow 2008 A functional variable number of tandem repeats is located at the 5' flanking region of the human secretin gene plays a down regulatory role in expression. J Mol Neurosci 36(1-3): 125-131.


  1. Impact factor: 6.40; Citation: 45; SJR: 4.457 (top  0.3% 76 out of 21945);
    C Man, J Rosa, LTO Lee, VHY Lee, BKC Chow, KW Lo, S Doxsey, ZG Wu, YL Kwong, DY Jin, ALM Cheung, SW Tsao 2007 Latent membrane protein 1 suppresses RASSF1A expression, disrupts microtubule structures and induces chromosomal aberrations in human epithelial cells. Oncogene 26(21): 3069-3080.
  2. Impact factor: 0.30; SJR: 0.184 (top 53.5% 11747 out of 21945);
    H Tostivint, BKC Chow, H Vaudry 2007 La GHRH et le PACAP font route separement depuis plus longtemps qu'on ne l'imaginait MS. M S-Med. Sci. 23(11): 1023-1025.
  3. Impact factor: 9.60; Citation: 88; SJR: 6.766 (top  0.5% 108 out of 21945);
    LTO Lee, FKY Siu, JKV Tam, ITY Lau, AOL Wong, MCM Lin, H Vaudry, BKC Chow 2007 Discovery of growth hormone-releasing hormones (GHRH) and receptors in non-mammalian vertebrates. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 104(7): 2133-2138.
  4. Impact factor: 6.42; Citation: 70; SJR: 6.589 (top 0.5% 115 out of 21945);
    JYS Chu, SCK Chung, AKM Lam, S Tam, SK Chung, BKC Chow 2007 Phenotypes developed in secretin receptor-null mice indicated a role for secretin in regulating renal water reabsorption. Mol Cell Biol 27(7): 2499-2511.
  5. Impact factor: 3.68; Citation: 27; SJR: 2.465 (top 2.9% 643 out of 21945);
    SSN Ho, BKC Chow, WH Yung 2007 Serotonin increases the excitability of the hypothalamic paraventricular nucleus magnocellular neurons. Eur J Neurosci 25: 2991-3000.
  6. Impact factor: 3.40; Citation: 16; SJR: 2.041 (top 4.2% 923 out of 21945);
    RLC Hoo, KYY Chan, FKY Leung, LTO Lee, PCK Leung, BKC Chow 2007 Involvement of NF-kappa B Subunit p65 and Retinoic Acid Receptors RAR alpha and RXR alpha in the Transcriptional Regulation of the Human GnRH II Gene. FEBS J 274: 2695-2706.
  7. Impact factor: 2.37; Citation: 33; SJR: 0.896 (top 16.1% 3534 out of 21945);
    JKV Tam, LTO Lee, BKC Chow 2007 PACAP-Related Peptide-Molecular Evolution and Potential Function. Peptides 28: 1920-1929.


  1. Impact factor: 6.44; Citation: 27; SJR: 2.108 (top 3.9% 795 out of 20281);
    J Guillemot, Y Anouar, M M Hadjadje, E Grouzmann, L Grumolato, J R Salgado, V Turquier, C Duparc, H Lefebvre, P F Plouin, M Klein, M Muresan, BKC Chow, H Vaudry, L Yon 2006 Circulating EM66 is a highly sensitive marker for the diagnosis and follow-up of pheochromocytoma. Int J Cancer 118: 2003-2012.
  2. Impact factor: 5.60; Citation: 142; SJR: 3.472 (top 1.5% 306 out of 20281);
    JN Zhu, WH Yung, BKC Chow, YS Chan, JJ Wang 2006 The cerebellar-hypothalamic circuits: Potential pathways underlying cerebellar involvement in somatic-visceral integration. Brain Res Rev 52(1): 93-106.
  3. Impact factor: 2.44; Citation: 31; SJR: 0.963 (top 14.6% 2951 out of 20281);
    FKY Siu, IPY Lam, JYS Chu, BKC Chow 2006 Signaling mechanisms of secretin receptor. Regul Peptides 137: 95-104.
  4. Impact factor: 5.21; SJR: 0.373 (top 35.7% 7238 out of 20281);
    JYS Chu, LTO Lee, FKY Siu, BKC Chow 2006 The secretin/pituitary adenylate cyclase-activating polypeptide/vasoactive intestinal polypeptide superfamily in the central nervous system. Curr Med Chem - Central Nervous System Agents 6: 27-57(31).
  5. Impact factor: 4.69; Citation: 19; SJR: 0.858 (top 16.9% 3430 out of 20281);
    YY Kwok, JYS Chu, H Vaudry, L Yon, Y Anouar, BKC Chow 2006 Cloning and Characterization of a PAC1 Receptor hop-1 Splice Variant in Goldfish (Carassius auratus). Gen Comp Endocr 145(2): 188-196.
  6. Impact factor: 2.49; Citation: 14; SJR: 1.234 (top 10.1% 2039 out of 20281);
    WH Yung, YS Chan, BKC Chow, JJ Wang 2006 The role of secretin in the cerebellum. Cerebellum 5: 43-48.
  7. Impact factor: 1.93; Citation: 28; SJR: 0.923 (top 15.4% 3117 out of 20281);
    JYS Chu, WH Yung, BKC Chow 2006 Endogenous release of secretin from the hypothalamus. Ann NY Acad Sci 1070: 196-200.
  8. Impact factor: 1.93; Citation: 37; SJR: 0.923 (top 15.4% 3117 out of 20281);
    JYS Chu, WH Yung, BKC Chow 2006 Secretin: a pleiotrophic hormone. Ann NY Acad Sci 1070: 27-50.
  9. Impact factor: 1.93; Citation: 3; SJR: 0.923 (top 15.4% 3117 out of 20281);
    LTO Lee, Tan-Un KC, BKC Chow 2006 Retinoic acid-induced human secretin gene expression in neuronal cells is mediated by cyclin-dependent kinase 1. Ann NY Acad Sci 1070: 393-398.
  10. Impact factor: 1.93; Citation: 5; SJR: 0.923 (top 15.4% 3117 out of 20281);
    LTO Lee, VHY Lee, PY Yuan, BKC Chow 2006 Identification of repressor element 1 in secretin/PACAP/VIP genes. Ann NY Acad Sci 1070: 388-392.
  11. Impact factor: 1.93; Citation: 7; SJR: 0.923 (top 15.4% 3117 out of 20281);
    IPY Lam, LTO Lee, HS Choi, BKC Chow 2006 Localization of small heterodimer partner (SHP) with the secretin in mouse duodenal cells. Ann NY Acad Sci 1070: 371-375.
  12. Impact factor: 1.93; Citation: 15; SJR: 0.923 (top 15.4% 3117 out of 20281);
    FKY Siu, MH Sham, BKC Chow 2006 The prenatal expression of secretin receptor. Ann NY Acad Sci 1070: 561-565.


  1. Impact factor: 4.60; Citation: 14; SJR: 2.560 (top 2.6% 485 out of 18765);
    LTO Lee, KC Tan-Un, MCM Lin, BKC Chow 2005 Retinoic acid activates human secretin gene expression by Sp-proteins and Nuclear Factor I in neuronal SH-SY5Y cells. J Neurochem 93: 339-350.
  2. Impact factor: 3.19; Citation: 27; SJR: 1.534 (top 6.9% 1295 out of 18765);
    CM Yeung, BS An, CK Cheng, BKC Chow, PCK Leung 2005 Expression and transcriptional regulation of the GnRH receptor gene in human neuronal cells. Mol Hum Reprod 11(11): 837-842.
  3. Impact factor: 3.41; Citation: 35; SJR: 1.927 (top 4.6% 862 out of 18765);
    SMY Lee, L Chen, BKC Chow, WH Yung 2005 Endogenous release and multiple actions of secretin in the rat cerebellum. Neuroscience 134(2): 377-386.
  4. Impact factor: 2.65; Citation: 21; SJR: 1.276 (top 9.5% 1778 out of 18765);
    SMY Lee, WH Yung, BKC Chow 2005 Expression and spatial distribution of secretin and secretin receptor in human cerebellum. Neuroreport 16(3): 219-222.
  5. Impact factor: 1.79; Citation: 24; SJR: 1.168 (top 11.0% 2063 out of 18765);
    FKY Siu, MH Sham, BKC Chow 2005 Secretin, a known gastrointestinal peptide, is widely expressed during mouse embryonic development. Gene Expr Patterns 5: 445-451.
  6. Impact factor: 2.18; Citation: 27; SJR: 1.256 (top 9.8% 1833 out of 18765);
    K Chen, JJ Wang, WH Yung, YS Chan, BKC Chow 2005 Excitatory effect of histamine on neuronal activity of rat globus pallidus by activation of H2 receptors in vitro. Neurosci Res 53(3): 288-297.
  7. Impact factor: 2.29; Citation: 12; SJR: 0.978 (top 14.5% 2723 out of 18765);
    F Kee, SSM Ng, H Vaudry, RTK Pang, EHY Lau, SM Chan, BKC Chow 2005 Aspartic Acid Scanning Mutation Analysis of a Goldfish Growth Hormone-Releasing Hormone (GHRH) Receptor Specific to the GHRHsalmon-like Peptide. Gen Comp Endocr 140: 41-51.
  8. Impact factor: 1.10; Citation: 4; SJR: 0.556 (top 27.1% 5086 out of 18765);
    SSM Ng, BKC Chow, V Wong 2005 The human secretin gene in children with autistic spectrum disorder: screening for polymorphisms and mutations. J Child Neurol 20: 701-704.


  1. Impact factor: 5.7; Citation Index: 59;
    LTO Lee, TU Tan, RTK Pang, DTW Lam, BKC Chow 2004 Regulation of the human secretin gene is controlled by the combined effects of CpG methylation, Sp1/Sp3 ratio and the E-Box element. Mol Endocrinol. 18(7):1740-1755.
  2. Impact factor: 5.2; Citation Index: 30;
    BKC Chow, TW Moon, RLC Hoo, CM Yeung, S Mojsov 2004 Identification and characterization of a glucagon receptor from the goldfish Carassius auratus: Implications for the evolution of the ligand specificity of glucagon receptors in vertebrates. Endocrinology. 145(7):3273-3288.
  3. Impact factor: 5.7; Citation Index: 56;
    RTK Pang, LTO Lee, SSM Ng, WH Yung, BKC Chow 2004 CpG methylation and transcription factors Sp1 and Sp3 regulate the expression of the human secretin receptor gene. Mol Endocrinol. 18(2): 471-483.
  4. Impact factor: 3.8; Citation Index: 34;
    BKC Chow,  KH Cheung,  EMW Tsang, MCT Leung,  SMY Lee, PYD Wong 2004 Secretin controls anion secretion in the rat epididymis in an autocrine/paracrine fashion. Biol Reprod. 70: 1594-1599.


  1. Impact factor: 5.9; Citation Index: 25;
    CK Cheng, BKC Chow, PCK Leung 2003 An AP-1-like motif mediates 17 beta-estradiol repression of GnRH receptor promoter via an estrogen receptor alpha-dependent mechanism in ovarian and breast cancer cells. Mol Endocrinol. 17 (12): 2613-2629.
  2. Impact factor: 5.9; Citation Index: 25;
    CK Cheng, RLC Hoo, BKC Chow, PCK Leung 2003 Functional Cooperation between Multiple Regulatory Elements in the Untranslated Exon 1 Stimulates the Basal Transcription of the Human GnRH-II Gene. Mol Endocrinol. 17:1175-1191.
  3. Impact factor: 4.7; Citation Index: 5;
    RLC Hoo, ESW Ngan, , PCK Leung and BKC Chow 2003 Two Inr Elements Mediate the Function of the Proximal Promoter of the Human Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone Receptor Gene. Endocrinology. 144:518-527.
  4. Impact factor: 3.0; Citation Index: 114;
    Tsang W.S., Quackenbush L.S., BKC Chow, Tiu H.K., He J.G. and SM Chan 2003 Organization of the shrimp vitellogenin gene: evidence of multiple genes and tissue specific expression by the ovary and hepatopancreas. Gene. 303:99-109.


  1. Impact factor: 5.5; Citation Index: 53;
    SSM Ng, WH Yung, BKC Chow 2002 Secretin as a neuropeptide Molecular neurobiology. 26 (1): 97-107
    Featured article of the issue, cover story.
  2. Impact factor: 4.5; Citation Index: 27;
    CM Yeung, S Mojsov, PY Mok, BKC Chow 2002 Isolation and structure-function studies of a glucagon-like peptide 1 receptor from goldfish Carassius auratus: Identification of three charged residues in extracellular domains critical for receptor function. Endocrinology. 143(12):4646-4654.
  3. Impact factor: 4.5; Citation Index: 42;
    CK Cheng, CM Yeung, BKC Chow and PCK Leung 2002 Oct-1 Is Involved in the Transcriptional Repression of Human Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone Receptor Gene. Endocrinology 143(12):4693-4701.
  4. Impact factor: 6.6; Citation Index: 51;
    CK Cheng, CM Yeung, BKC Chow and PCK Leung 2002 Characterization of a New Upstream Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone Receptor Promoter in Human Ovarian Granulosa-Luteal Cells. Mol Endocrinol 16:1552-1564.
  5. Impact factor: 4.5; Citation Index: 39;
    DLY Tse, RTK Pang, AOL Wong, SM Chan, H Vaudry and BKC Chow 2002 Identification of a Potential Receptor for both Peptide Histidine Isoleucine and Peptide Histidine Valine. Endocrinology 143:1327-1366.
  6. Impact factor 2.4; Citation Index: 57;
    PL Gu, SS Tobe, BKC Chow and SM Chan 2002 Characterization of an additional molt inhibiting hormone-like neuropeptide from the shrimp Metagenaeus ensis. Peptides 23 (11):1875-1883.
  7. Impact factor: 3.0; Citation Index: 66;
    YIN S Gunawardene1, SS Tobe, WG Bendena, BKC Chow, KL Kagi and SM Chan 2002 Function and cellular localization of farnesoic acid O-methyltransferase (FAMeT) in the shrimp, Metapenaeus ensis. Eur J Biochem 269:3587-3595.
  8. Impact factor: 3.0; Citation Index: 24;
    PL Gu, YIN S Gunawardenel, BKC Chow, JG He and SM Chan 2002 Characterization of a novel cellular retinoic acid/retinol binding protein from shrimp: expression of the recombinant protein for immunohistochemical detection and binding assay. Gene 288: 77-84.


  1. Impact factor: 8.3; Citation Index: 106;
    WH Yung, PS Leung, SSM Ng, J Zhang, SCY Chan and BKC Chow 2001 Secretin facilitates GABA transmission in the cerebellum. J Neurosci, 21(18)7063-7068
    Interviewed by Science News 160:314-316.
  2. Impact factor: 4.1; Citation Index: 31;
    KYY Chan, RTK Pang, and BKC Chow 2001 Functional Segregation of the Highly Conserved Basic Motifs within the Third Endoloop of the Human Secretin Receptor. Endocrinology 142:3926-3934.
  3. Impact factor: 4.1; Citation Index: 37;
    PKW Cheng, BKC Chow and PCK Leung 2001 Functional mapping of a placenta-specific upstream promoter for human gonadotropin-releasing hormone receptor gene. Endocrinology 142: 1506-1516.
  4. Impact factor: 7.2; Citation Index: 22;
    AJ Tye, B Ghebrehiwet, N Guo, KN Sastry, BKC Chow, EIB Peerscke and BL Lim 2001The human gC1qR/p32 gene, C1qBP Genomic organization and promoter analysis. J Biol Chem 276(20):17069-17075.
  5. Impact factor: 3.2; Citation Index: 22;
    RLC Hoo, D Alexandre, SM Chan, Y Anouar, RTK Pang, H Vaudry and BKC Chow 2001 Structural and Functional Identification of a VPAC2 Receptor from the Frog: Rana tigrina rugulosa. J Mol Endocrinol 27:229-238.
  6. Impact factor: 2.6; Citation Index: 54;
    K Rousseau, N Le Belle, K Pichavant, J Marchelidon, BKC Chow, G Boeuf and S Dufour 2001 Pituitary Growth hormone secretion in the Turbot, a phylogenetically recent teleost, is regulated a species-specific pattern of neuropeptides. Neuroendocrinology 74: 375-385.
  7. Impact factor: 2.1; Citation Index: 14;
    CM Yeung, and BKC Chow 2001 Identification of a proglucagon cDNA from Rana tigrina rugulosa that encodes two GLP-1s which is alternatively spliced in a tissue-specific manner. Gen Comp Endocr 124:144-151.
  8. Impact factor: 1.8; Citation Index: 26;
    L Yon, D Alexandre, M Monteo, N Chartrel, L Jeandel, M Vallarino, JM Conlon, S Kikuyama, A Fournier, F Gracia-Navarro, E Roubos, BKC Chow, A Arimura, Y Anouar and H Vaudry 2001 Pituitary adenylate cyclase activating polypeptide and its receptors in amphibians. Microsc Res Techniq 54:137-157.
  9. Impact factor: 2.5; Citation Index: 20;
    ESW Ngan, PCK Leung and BKC Chow 2001 Interplay of Pituitary Adenylate Cyclase-Activating Polypeptide with a Silencer Element to Regulate the Upstream Promoter of the Human Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone Receptor Gene. Mol Cell Endocrinol 176:135-144.
  10. Impact factor: 3.0; Citation Index: 3;
    SSM Ng, KL Yu, WH Yung and BKC Chow 2001 Real-time Analysis of the Activities of GnRH and GnRH Analogs in aT3-1 Cells by the Cytosensor Microphysiometer. J Cell Biochem 80:304-312
  11. Impact factor: 2.2; Citation index: 46;
    YIN S Gunawardene, BKC Chow, JG He and SM Chan 2001 The shrimp FAMeT cDNA is encoded for a putative enzyme involved in the methylfarneosate (MF) biosynthetic pathway and is temporally expressed in the eyestalk of different sexes. Insect Biochem Molec 31:1115-1124..


  1. Impact factor: 3.6; Citation Index: 60;
    PKW Cheng, ESW Ngan, SK Kang, BKC Chow and PCK Leung 2000 Transcriptional down-regulation of human gonadotropin-releasing hormone receptor gene by GnRH: role of protein kinase C and activating protein 1. Endocrinology 141: 3611-3622.
  2. Impact factor: 2.7; Citation Index: 29;
    SK Kang, KW Cheng, ESW Ngan, BKC Chow, KC Choi and PCK Leung 2000 Differential expression of human gonadotropin-releasing hormone receptor gene in pituitary and ovarian cells Mol Cell Endocrinol 162:157-166.
  3. Impact factor: 2.9; Citation Index: 14;
    ESW Ngan, PCK Leung and BKC Chow 2000 Identification of an upstream promoter in the human gonadotropin-releasing hormone receptor gene. Biochem Bioph Res Co 270:766-772.
  4. Impact factor: 2.9; Citation Index: 102;
    AOL Wong, WS Li, EKY Lee, MY Leung, LY Tse, BKC Chow, HR Lin and JP Chang 2000 Pituitary Adenylate Cyclase Activating Polypeptide as a novel hypophysiotropic factor in fish. Biochem Cell Bio 78: 329-343.
  5. Impact factor: 2.0; Citation Index: 61;
    DLY Tse, BKC Chow, CB Chan, LTO Lee, CHK Cheng 2000 Molecular cloning and functional expression of a prolactin receptor from goldfish Carassius auratus. Life Sci 66(7):593-605.


  1. Impact factor: 5.4; Citation Index: 45;
    RTK Pang, S SM Ng, CHK Cheng , MH Holtmann, LJ Miller and BKC Chow 1999  Role of N-linked Glycosylation on the Function and Expression of the Human Secretin Receptor.  Endocrinology 140:5102-5111.
  2. Impact factor: 5.4; Citation Index: 78;
    ESW Ngan, PKW Cheng, PCK Leung and BKC Chow 1999 Steroidogenic Factor-1 interacts with a gonadotrope specific element within the first exon of the human gonadotropin-releasing hormone receptor gene to mediate gonadotrope specific expression. Endocrinology, 140:2452-2462.
  3. Impact factor: 3.7; Citation Index: 20;
    PK Ho, RSM Fong, HST Kai, ESW Ngan, EHY Lau, AU Cotton and BKC Chow 1999 The Human Secretin Receptor Gene: Genomic Organization and Promoter Characterization. FEBS Lett 455:209-214.
  4. Impact factor: 3.7; Citation Index: 18;
    ESW Ngan, S Mojsov, LSN Chow, DLY Tse and BKC Chow 1999 Functional Studies of a Glucagon Receptor Isolated from Frog Rana tigrina rugulosa:  Implications on the Molecular Evolution of Glucagon Receptors in Vertebrates.  FEBS Lett 457(3): 499-504
  5. Impact factor: 2.1; Citation Index: 34;
    CM Yeung, CKC Wong, SK Chung, SSM Chung and BKC Chow 1999 Glucose-dependent Insulinotropic Polypeptide Gene Expression in the Stomach: Revealed by Transgenic Mouse Study and in Situ Hybridization.  Mol Cell Endocrinol 154:161-170.
  6. Impact factor: 2.8; Citation Index: 25;
    SSM Ng, RTK Pang, BKC Chow and CHK Cheng 1999 Real-time evaluation of human secretin receptor activity using cytosensor microphysiometry. J Cell Biochem 72:517-527.


  1. Impact factor: 4.6; Citation Index: 141;
    AOL Wong, MY Leung, WLC Shea, JP Chang and BKC Chow 1998 Hypophsyiotropic Action of Pituitary Adenylate Cyclase Activating Polypeptide (PACAP) in the Goldfish: Immuno-histochemical Demonstration of PACAP in the Pituitary, PACAP Stimulation of Growth Hormone Release from Pituitary Cells, and Molecular Cloning of Pituitary Type 1 PACAP Receptor. Endocrinology 139(8): 3465-3479
  2. Impact factor: 3.0; Citation Index: 60;
    KW Chan, KL Yu, J Rivier and BKC Chow 1998 Identification and Characterization of a Receptor from Goldfish Specific for a Teleost Growth Hormone Releasing Hormone-like Peptide. Neuroendocrinology 68: 44-56.


  1. Impact factor: 1.6; Citation Index: 63;
    BKC Chow, TTH Yuen and KW Chan 1997 Molecular evolution of vertebrate VIP receptors and functional characterization of a VIP receptor from goldfish, Carassius auratus. Gen Comp Endocr 105:176-185.
  2. Impact factor: 1.1; Citation Index: 16;
    TTH Yuen, PY Mok and BKC Chow 1997 Molecular cloning of a cDNA encoding proglucagon from goldfish, Carassius auratus. Fish Physiol Biochem 17: 223-230.
  3. Impact factor: 1.1; Citation Index: 21;
    BKC Chow 1997 The goldfish Vasoactive Intestinal Polypeptide Receptor: functional studies and tissue distribution. Fish Physiol Biochem 17: 213-222.
  4. Impact factor: 0.7; Citation Index: 10;
    BKC Chow 1997 Functional Antagonism of the human secretin receptor by a recombinant protein encoding the N-terminal ectodomain of the receptor. Recept Signal Trans 7: 143-150.


  1. Impact factor: 3.2; Citation Index: 67;
    BKC Chow 1995 Molecular Cloning and Functional Characterization of a Human Secretin Receptor. Biochem Bioph Res Co 212(1):204-211.
  2. Impact factor: 4.1; Citation Index: 21;
    HFL Mark and BKC Chow 1995 Localization of the Gene Encoding the Secretin Receptor on Human Chromosome 2q14.1 by Fluorescent in situ Hybridization and Chromosome Morphometry. Genomics 29:817-818.

Publications before joining the University of Hong Kong

  1. Impact factor: 7.4; Citation Index: 54;
    BKC Chow, V Ting, F Tufaro and RTA MacGillivray 1991 Characterization of a novel liver-specific enhancer in the human prothrombin gene. J Biol Chem 266(28), 18927-18933.
  2. Impact factor: 2.5; Citation Index: 36;
    DK Banfield, BKC Chow, W Funk, K Robertson, T Umelas, RC Woodworth and RTA MacGillivray 1991 Sequence Comparisons of Vertebrate Transferrins. Biochim. Biophys. Acta. 1089, 262-265. 
  3. Impact factor: 5.1; Citation Index: 27;
    ML Koschinsky, BKC Chow, J Schwartz, JL Hamerton and RTA MacGillivray 1987 Isolation and Characterization of a Processed Gene for Human Ceruloplasmin. Biochemistry 26, 7760-7767
  4. Impact factor: 2.1; Citation Index: 5;
    BKC Chow, GW Morrow, M Ho, RA Pederson, CHS McIntosh, JC Brown and RTA MacGillivray 1990 Expression of Recombinant Human Glucose-Dependent Insulinotropic Polypeptide in E. coli by Sequence-specific Proteolysis of a Protein A Fusion Protein. Peptides 11, 1069-1074
  5. Impact factor: 0.6; Citation Index: 3;
    DW Lee, JR Grace, BKC Chow, RTA MacGillivray and DG Kilburn 1991 High Density Cultivation of BHK Cells on Sintered Alumina Ceramic Foam Support. Cytotechnology 5, 233-241



Book chapters

  1. BK Chow, WD Funk, DK Banfield, JA Lineback, AB Mason, RC Woodworth, RT Macgillivray 1991 Structural-functional studies of human transferrin by using in vitro mutagenesis. Current studies in hematology and blood transfusion (58), 132-138
  2. LY Tse, MY Leung, AOL Wong, KL Yu and BKC Chow 1997 Evolution and Tissue Distribution of a Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide in goldfish. Advance Comparative Endocrinology 1: 655-660.
  3. MY Leung, JP Chang, BKC Chow and AOL Wong, 1997 Pituitary Adenylate Cyclase Activating Polypeptide (PACAP) functions as a novel growth hormone release factor in the goldfish. Advance Comparative Endocrinology 1: 681-686.
  4. ESW Ngan, PKW Cheng, PCK Leung and BKC Chow 1999 Regulation of the gonadotrope specific expression of the human GnRHR gene by steriodogenic factor-1. Recent Progress in Molecular and Comparative Endocrinology (eds: HB Kwon, JMP Joss, S Ishii) p339-347.
  5. MY Leung, LY Tse, KL Yu, BKC Chow and AOL Wong 1999 Molecular cloning and tissue distribution of PACAP in the goldfish Recent Progress in Molecular and Comparative Endocrinology (eds: HB Kwon, JMP Joss, S Ishii) p383-388.
  6. BKC Chow, RTK Pang and SSM Ng 2002 Molecular evolution of PACAP precursor and PACAP receptors. Pituitary Adenylate Cyclase-Activating Polypeptide (eds: H Vaudry, A Arimura) p25-48.
  7. KYY Chan, RLC Hoo and BKC Chow 2004 Classification of functional motifs of the secretin receptor on signal transduction. Current Topics in Peptide & Protein Research Vol 6 p145-156.
  8. JYS Chu, WH Yung, BKC Chow 2006 Actions of secretin on the hypothalamic magnocellular neurons: Implications for the control of body water homostasis. Regulatory Peptides 130(3): 159.
  9. IPY Lam, LTO Lee, BKC Chow  2006 Down-regulation of the human secretin gene expression by an atypical nuclear orphan receptor, small heterodimer partner (SHP). Regulatory Peptides 130(3): 167.
  10. LTO Lee, KC Tan-Un, BKC Chow  2006 Transcriptional regulation of the human secretin gene in duodenal and neuronal cells. Regulatory Peptides 130(3): 167.
  11. LTO Lee, VHY Lee, PY Yuan, BKC Chow 2006 The role of repressor element 1 silencing transcription factor (REST) in modulating the transcription of human secretin receptor gene. Regulatory Peptides 130(3): 167-168.
  12. FKY Siu, MH Sham, BKC Chow 2006 Secretin is widely expressed during mouse embryonic development. Regulatory Peptides 130(3): 176.
  13. H Tostivint, BKC Chow, H Vaudry 2007 GHRH and PACAP are going their ways separately for a longer time. Med. Sci. (Paris) 23(11):1023-1025.
  14. SYL Ng, LTO Lee, BKC Chow 2013 Receptor oligomerization: from early evidence to current understanding in class B GPCRs. Frontiers in Endocrinology. Vol 3 (175):1-11.
  15. SYL Ng, CYY Cheng, BKC Chow 2013 Secretin. Handbook of Biologically Active Peptides 2nd Edition 924-932.
  16. R Sekar, BKC Chow 2013 Role of Secretin Peptide Family and their Receptors in the Hypothalamic Control of Energy Homeostasis Review. Horm Metab Res 45: 945-954.
  17. Zhang L., BKC Chow 2014 The central mechanisms of secretin in regulating multiple behaviors Frontiers in Endocrinology (5):77.
  18. R Sekar, K Singh, AWR Arokiaraj, BKC Chow 2016 Chapter Seven-Pharmacological Actions of Glucagon-Like Peptide-1, Gastric Inhibitory Polypeptide, and Glucagon . International review of cell and molecular biology 326: 279-341.
  19. JSW On, BKC Chow 2016 Molecular Evolution of Pituitary Adenylyl Cyclase-Activating Polypeptide Subfamily and Cognate Receptor Subfamily Pituitary Adenylate Cyclase Activating Polypeptide-PACAP 3-17.


International Society Board Member, Journal Editor and Reviewer

Visiting Professor:
King Saud University

International Society Council Member:
International Regulatory Peptide Society
European Society of Comparative Endocrinology
International Committee on VIP, PACAP, and Related Peptides

I) Journal of Molecular Endocrinology
role: Senior Editor
Impact factor: 3.6
II) Frontier in Neuroendocrine Science
role: Associate editor
New journal: hence, no impact factor at the moment.
III) General And Comparative Endocrinology
role: Editor
Impact factor: 2.5
47/131 (ENDOCRINOLOGY) or top 36% IV) Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
role: Editor
Impact factor: 3.5