Mar 2010

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  1. Balasubramanian SK, Jittiwat J, Manikandan J, Ong CN, Yu LE, Ong WY. Biodistribution of gold nanoparticles and gene expression changes in the liver and spleen after intravenous administration in rats. Biomaterials. 2010 Mar;31(8):2034-42.
    PMID: 20044133

Epidemiology & Public Health

  1. Odegaard AO, Koh WP, Arakawa K, Yu MC, Pereira MA. Soft drink and juice consumption and risk of physician-diagnosed incident type 2 diabetes: the Singapore Chinese Health Study. Am J Epidemiol. 2010 Mar 15;171(6):701-8.
    PMID: 20160170
  2. Dirani M, Chan YH, Gazzard G, Hornbeak DM, Leo SW, Selvaraj P, Zhou B, Young TL, Mitchell P, Varma R, Wong TY, Saw SM. Prevalence of refractive error in Singaporean Chinese children: the strabismus, amblyopia, and refractive error in young Singaporean Children (STARS) study. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2010 Mar;51(3):1348-55.
    PMID: 19933197

Laboratory Medicine

  1. Tang JW, Ng Y, Koay ES, Leow GH, Yap ES, Chan D, Tan LK, Tambyah PA. A febrile blood donor. Clin Chem. 2010 Mar;56(3):352-6.
    PMID: 20190149


  1. Lee LS, Soon GH, Shen P, Yong EL, Flexner C, Pham P.Darunavir/ritonavir and efavirenz exert differential effects on MRP1 transporter expression and function in healthy volunteers. Antivir Ther. 2010;15(2):275-9.
    PMID: 20386083 - (published on-line in Mar 2010)
  2. Tan AT, Koh S, Goh W, Zhe HY, Gehring AJ, Lim SG, Bertoletti A. A longitudinal analysis of innate and adaptive immune profile during hepatic flares in chronic hepatitis B. J Hepatol. 2010 Mar;52(3):330-9.
    PMID: 20137825
  3. Hsu LY, Tan TY, Tam VH, Kwa A, Fisher DA, Koh TH; Network for Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance (Singapore) Surveillance and correlation of antibiotic prescription and resistance of Gram-negative bacteria in Singaporean hospitals. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2010 Mar;54(3):1173-8.
    PMID: 20065055
  4. Teoh N, Pyakurel P, Dan YY, Swisshelm K, Hou J, Mitchell C, Fausto N, Gu Y, Farrell G. Induction of p53 renders ATM-deficient mice refractory to hepatocarcinogenesis. Gastroenterology. 2010 Mar;138(3):1155-65.e1-2.
    PMID: 19919837
  5. Goh YM, Cinghu S, Hong ET, Lee YS, Kim JH, Jang JW, Li YH, Chi XZ, Lee KS, Wee H, Ito Y, Oh BC, Bae SC. Src kinase phosphorylates RUNX3 at tyrosine residues and localizes the protein in the cytoplasm. J Biol Chem. 2010 Mar 26;285(13):10122-9.
    PMID: 20100835
  6. Watanabe K, Sugai M, Nambu Y, Osato M, Hayashi T, Kawaguchi M, Komori T, Ito Y, Shimizu A. Requirement for Runx proteins in IgA class switching acting downstream of TGF-beta 1 and retinoic acid signaling. J Immunol. 2010 Mar 15;184(6):2785-92.
    PMID: 20142360
  7. Hendrikse J, Petersen ET, Chng SM, Venketasubramanian N, Golay X. Distribution of cerebral blood flow in the nucleus caudatus, nucleus lentiformis, and thalamus: a study of territorial arterial spin-labeling MR imaging. Radiology. 2010 Mar;254(3):867-75.
    PMID: 20089720


  1. Low DH, Frecer V, Le Saux A, Srinivasan GA, Ho B, Chen J, Ding JL. Molecular interfaces of the galactose-binding protein Tectonin domains in host-pathogen interaction. J Biol Chem. 2010 Mar 26;285(13):9898-907.
    PMID: 20118243

Obstetrics & Gynaecology

  1. Lee D, Sukumar P, Mahyuddin A, Choolani M, Xu G. Separation of model mixtures of epsilon-globin positive fetal nucleated red blood cells and anucleate erythrocytes using a microfluidic device. J Chromatogr A. 2010 Mar 12;1217(11):1862-6.
    PMID: 20144459
  2. Zhou XE, Suino-Powell KM, Li J, He Y, Mackeigan JP, Melcher K, Yong EL, Xu HE. Identification of SRC3/AIB1 as a preferred coactivator for hormone-activated androgen receptor. J Biol Chem. 2010 Mar 19;285(12):9161-71.
    PMID: 20086010


  1. Congdon NG, Aung T. A tale of two systems: health reform in China and the United States. Ophthalmology. 2010 Mar;117(3):407-8.
    PMID: 20189031
  2. Lim LS, Lamoureux E, Saw SM, Tay WT, Mitchell P, Wong TY. Are myopic eyes less likely to have diabetic retinopathy? Ophthalmology. 2010 Mar;117(3):524-30.
    PMID: 20031224
  3. Fotedar R, Wang JJ, Burlutsky G, Morgan IG, Rose K, Wong TY, Mitchell P. Distribution of axial length and ocular biometry measured using partial coherence laser interferometry (IOL Master) in an older white population. Ophthalmology. 2010 Mar;117(3):417-23.
    PMID: 20031227
  4. Jensen RA, Shea S, Ranjit N, Diez-Roux A, Wong TY, Klein R, Klein BE, Cotch MF, Siscovick DS. Psychosocial risk factors and retinal microvascular signs: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis. Am J Epidemiol. 2010 Mar 1;171(5):522-31.
    PMID: 20035010
  5. Peng XY, Wang FH, Liang YB, Wang JJ, Sun LP, Peng Y, Friedman DS, Liew G, Wang NL, Wong TY. Retinopathy in persons without diabetes: the Handan Eye Study. Ophthalmology. 2010 Mar;117(3):531-7, 537.e1-2.
    PMID: 20036013
  6. Rao NA, Gupta A, Dustin L, Chee SP, Okada AA, Khairallah M, Bodaghi B, Lehoang P, Accorinti M, Mochizuki M, Prabriputaloong T, Read RW. Frequency of distinguishing clinical features in Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada disease. Ophthalmology. 2010 Mar;117(3):591-9, 599.e1.
    PMID: 20036008
  7. Nongpiur ME, Wong TY, Sabanayagam C, Lim SC, Tai ES, Aung T. Chronic kidney disease and intraocular pressure: the Singapore Malay Eye Study. Ophthalmology. 2010 Mar;117(3):477-83.
    PMID: 19969357

Orthopaedic Surgery

  1. Poh CK, Shi Z, Lim TY, Neoh KG, Wang W. The effect of VEGF functionalization of titanium on endothelial cells in vitro. Biomaterials. 2010 Mar;31(7):1578-85.
    PMID: 19963265


  1. Alcaide P, Lim YC, Luscinskas FW, Fresno M. Mucin AgC10 from Trypanosoma cruzi Interferes with L-selectin-mediated monocyte adhesion. Infect Immun. 2010 Mar;78(3):1260-8.
    PMID: 20065025
  2. Ong CW, Kim LG, Kong HH, Low LY, Iacopetta B, Soong R, Salto-Tellez M. CD133 expression predicts for non-response to chemotherapy in colorectal cancer. Mod Pathol. 2010 Mar;23(3):450-7.
    PMID: 20081809
  3. Ong CW, Kim LG, Kong HH, Low LY, Wang TT, Supriya S, Kathiresan M, Soong R, Salto-Tellez M. Computer-assisted pathological immunohistochemistry scoring is more time-effective than conventional scoring, but provides no analytical advantage. Histopathology. 2010 Mar;56(4):523-9.
    PMID: 20459559


  1. Xu D, Jiang HR, Li Y, Pushparaj PN, Kurowska-Stolarska M, Leung BP, Mu R, Tay HK, McKenzie AN, McInnes IB, Melendez AJ, Liew FY. IL-33 exacerbates autoantibody-induced arthritis. J Immunol. 2010 Mar 1;184(5):2620-6.
    PMID: 20139274


  1. Lian Q, Zhang Y, Zhang J, Zhang HK, Wu X, Zhang Y, Lam FF, Kang S, Xia JC, Lai WH, Au KW, Chow YY, Siu CW, Lee CN, Tse HF. Functional mesenchymal stem cells derived from human induced pluripotent stem cells attenuate limb ischemia in mice. Circulation. 2010 Mar 9;121(9):1113-23.
    PMID: 20176987
  2. Ooi OC, Woitek F, Wong RC, Lee CN, Klima U, Kofidis T. Intra-atrial embolus trapped in patent foramen ovale before systemic embolization. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2010 Mar;139(3):e49-50.
    PMID: 19660325