Siow, Yaw (Chris), Ph.D.

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Research publications

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

Other science related publications

2017

  • Amarakoon SB, Jayaraman B, Siow YL, Prashar S, Shang Y, O K and Nyachoti M (2017) Effect of dietary supplementation of plant-based products on oxidative status of weanling piglets. 2017 Animal Nutrition Conference of Canada, May 10-11, 2017 Quebec City, Canada
  • O K, Sid V, Shang Y, and Siow YL (2017) Fatty Liver: It is not just about fat - Nutritional impact on non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). 2017 International Tropical Agriculture Conference. November 20-22, 2017 Brisbane, Australia, Abstract 176, Symposium Invited Talk.
  • Sid V, Shang Y, Isaak CK, Siow YL and O K (2017) Regulation of hepatic inflammation by folic acid in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). 3rd Annual Northern Great Plains Lipids Conference, Winnipeg, June 3-4, 2017
  • Siow Y.L., Isaak C.K., Prashar S., Stebbing J., Madduma Hewage S., Debnath S., and O K. (2017) Berries for your renal health. 2017 International Tropical Agriculture Conference. November 20-22, 2017 Brisbane, Australia, Abstract 179, Symposium Chair and Invited Talk.

2016

  • Bhusal, A., Isaak, C.K., Aliani, M., Siow, Y.L., and Brown, D.C.W. (2016) A comparative study of the antioxidant potential and metabolic profiling of lingonberry (Vaccinium vitis idaea) from Northern Manitoba and Newfoundland. Therapeutic Applications of Functional Food and Bioactives, April 21-23, 2016 Winnipeg, Canada
  • Debnath, S.C., McKenzie, B.D., Bishop, G.A., Dixon P., Mills A., Anderson S. and Siow, Y.L. (2016). “Innovative technologies to accelerate industry transition from “wild” to cultivated cool climate small fruit crop production systems.”, Abstract Book, Joint Annual Conference for the Canadian Society of Agronomy and the Canadian Society for Horticultural Science, July 24-26, 2016, Montreal, QC, Canada; p. 25 (https://www.regonline.ca/builder/site/tab3.aspx?EventID=1812036).
  • Debnath, S.C., McKenzie, B.D., Bishop, G.A., Dixon, P., Siow, Y.L. and Simms, D. (2016). “Production and improvement of small fruit crops native to Newfoundland and Labrador.”, Symposium Program Book, 3rd Biennial Symposium: Our Food, Our Future – Research that Feeds Newfoundland and Labrador, November 02-03, 2016, St. John’s, NL, Canada; p. 13 (http://www.ourfoodourfuture.ca/agenda).
  • Isaak, C.K., Wang, P., Prashar, S., Wong, M.H., O, K., Brown, D.C.W., Debnath, S.C., and Siow, Y.L. (2016) Lingonberry juice consumption protects the kidney against ischemic-reperfusion injury. Therapeutic Applications of Functional Food and Bioactives, April 21-23, 2016 Winnipeg, Canada
  • Shang, Y., Derakhshani, H., Sarna, L.K., Siow, Y.L.., Khafipour, E., and O, K. (2016) Impact of dietary fat on murine gut microbiota and fatty liver. Experimental Biology 2016, April 2-6, 2016 San Diego, USA, FASEB J. 30(1 Suppl): 1258.1
  • Sid, V., Wu, N., Sarna, L., Shang, Y., House, J., Siow, Y.L.., and O, K. (2016) Regulation of AMPK and hepatic metabolism by folic acid supplementation in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Experimental Biology 2016, April 2-6, 2016 San Diego, USA, FASEB J. 30(1 Suppl): 870.3
  • Siow, Y.L., Isaak, C.K., Prashar, S., Wong, M.H., Bhusal, A., O, K., Brown, D., Debnath, S., Ross, K., Blewett, H., Aliani, M., and Utioh, A. (2016) Health benefits of emerging crops in Canada. Therapeutic Applications of Functional Food and Bioactives, April 21-23, 2016 Winnipeg, Canada. Invited Speaker.
  • Wong, A., Isaak, C.K., Prashar, S., O, K., and Siow, Y.L. (2016) Correlations between common antioxidant assays. University of Manitoba Undergraduate Research Poster Competition, October 27, 2016 Winnipeg, Canada.

2015

  • Bhusal, A., Siow, Y.L., and Brown, D.C.W. (2015). "Evaluation of antioxidant capacity, total phenolics and anthocyanins in lingonberries (Vaccinium vitis-idaea) from northern Manitoba and Newfoundland.", Canadian Nutrition Society Annual Meeting, Winnipeg, Canada, May 28-30, 2015. (Abstract)
  • Brown, D.C.W., Siow, Y.L., Lui, E., Stebbing, J.A., and Prashar, S. (2015). "Active Component Composition and Efficacy Variability in North American Ginseng.", 63rd International Congress and Annual Meeting of the Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research, Budapest, Hungary, August 23-27, 2015.
  • Debnath, S.C., Anderson, S., Bishop, G.A., Dixon, P.L., McKenzie, D.-L., Mills, A.A.S., and Siow, Y.L. (2015). Developing innovative technologies to accelerate industry transition from 'wild' to cultivated cool climate berry crop production systems. Project ID: 13-1155; Research Project Annual Report 2014-2015., AAFC Science and Technology Branch. (Report)
  • Karmin, O.K., Wang, P., Isaak, C.K., and Siow, Y.L. (2015). "Reduction of endogenous hydrogen sulfide generation increases cytokine expression in kidney ischemia–reperfusion injury.", 3rd European Conference on the Biology of Hydrogen Sulfide H2S, Athens, Greece, May 3-6, 2015, pp. 6. (Abstract)
  • Karmin, O.K., Wu, N., Sarna, L.K., and Siow, Y.L. (2015). "Dysregulation of hepatic cholesterol biosynthesis in diet-Induced non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.", XVII International Symposium of Atherosclerosis, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, May 23-26, 2015.
  • Sid, V., Shang, Y., Sarna, L.K., Wang, P., Siow, Y.L., and Karmin, O.K. (2015). "Supplementation of folic acid attenuates hepatic inflammation in high fat diet fed mice.", Experimental Biology 2015, Boston, USA, March 28-April 1, 2015.
  • Sid, V., Wu, N., Sarna, L.K., Siow, Y.L., and Karmin, O.K. (2015). "Regulation of AMP-activated protein kinase and cholesterol biosynthesis in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.", Canadian Cardiovascular Congress, Toronto, Canada, October 17-20, 2015.
  • Siow, Y.L., Brown, D.C.W., Blewett, H.J., Debnath, S.C., and Ross, K.A. (2015). Lingonberry: characterization and preserving an emerging bioresource for Canada. Project ID: 13-1129; Research Project Annual Report 2014-2015., AAFC Science and Technology Branch. (Report)
  • Siow, Y.L., Debnath, S.C., Brown, D.C.W., Blewett, H.J., and Rossebnath, R. (2015). "Lingonberries the next super fruit.", Farm Focus, April 1, 2015.
  • Siow, Y.L., Debnath, S.C., Brown, D.C.W., Blewett, H.J., and Rossebnath, R. (2015). Lure of the lingonberry: win-win for northern agriculture and heart health., Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada.
  • Siow, Y.L., Isaak, C.K., Wang, P., Brown, D.C.W., and Karmin, O.K. (2015). "Lingonberry juice supplementation protects kidney from ischemia reperfusion injury.", 12th European Nutrition Conference, Berlin, Germany, October 20-23, 2015. doi: 10.1159/000440895

2014

  • Debnath, S.C., Anderson, S., Bishop, G.A., Dixon, P.L., McKenzie, D.B., Mills, A.A.S., and Siow, Y.L. (2014). Developing innovative technologies to accelerate industry transition from 'wild' to cultivated cool climate berry crop production systems. Project ID: 13-1155; Research Project Annual Report 2013-2014, AAFC Science and Technology Branch. (Report)
  • Debnath, S.C., McKenzie, D.B., Bishop, G.A., Dixon, P.L., Siow, Y.L., and Mills, A.A.S. (2014). "Blueberries: transitioning from wild to cultivated production.", STB Weekly Science Story, January 21, 2014. (Newsletter)
  • Isaak, C.K. and Siow, Y.L. (2014). "Lingonberry (Vaccinium vitis-idaea) anthocyanins protect cardiomyoblasts against ischemia-reperfusion injury.", Experimental Biology 2014, San Diego, USA, April 26-May1, 2014, FASEB J. 28(1 Suppl): 973.1. Student awarded Travel Award.
  • Ross, K.A., Brown, D.C.W., Siow, Y.L., Arcand, Y., and Bach, S. (2014). Identification, Characterization and Proof of Bioactivity of Polysaccharide and Polysaccharide Conjugates in Apples, Cherries and North American Ginseng. Project ID: 2668; Research Project Final Report 2013-2014., AAFC Science and Technology Branch. (Report)
  • Ross, K.A., Brown, D.M., Siow, Y.L., Arcand, Y., and Bach, S.J. (2014). Identification, characterization and proof of bioactivity of polysaccharide and polysaccharide conjugates in apples, cherries and North American ginseng. Research Project Final Report. AAFC RBPI #2668. (Report)
  • Sarna, L.K., Hwang, S.Y., Siow, Y.L., and Karmin, O.K. (2014). "High fat diet alters homocysteine metabolism and hydrogen sulfide biosynthesis in mice.", Experimental Biology 2014, San Diego, USA, April 26-May1, 2014, FASEB J. 28(1 Suppl): 1116.3.
  • Siow, Y.L. (2014). "What do we need to know about your NHP (Editorial)?", Canadian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology, 92(2), pp. iii. doi : 10.1139/cjpp-2013-0455
  • Siow, Y.L. and Debnath, S.C. (2014). "Lingonberries from the north and health impacts - Weekly Science Story, Nov. 05, 2014; circulated by Dr. Siddika Mithani, Assistant Deputy Minister, STB and Dr. Gilles Saindon, Associate Assistant Deputy Minister, STB, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada."
  • Siow, Y.L., Brown, D.C.W., Blewett, H.J., Debnath, S.C., and Ross, K.A. (2014). Lingonberry: characterization and preserving an emerging bioresource for Canada. Project ID: 13-1129; Research Project Annual Report 2013-2014, AAFC Science and Technology Branch. (Report)
  • Wang, P., Isaak, C.K., Siow, Y.L., and Karmin, O.K. (2014). "Acute kidney injury decreased endogenous hydrogen sulfide production and increased cytokine expression: Impact on cardiovascular system.", Canadian Cardiovascular Congress, Vancouver, Canada, October 25-28, 2014. (Abstract)

2013

  • Williamson, J.J., Ryland, D., Isaak, C.K., Prashar, S., Siow, Y.L., and Aliani, M. (2013). "The effect of Saskatoon berry syrup and vitamin D on the acceptability and functional properties of rooibos and green iced-teas.", Canadian Nutrition Society (CNS) - Société canadienne de nutrition (SCN) Annual Meeting 2013, Loews Hôtel Le Concorde, Québec City, QC, Canada, May 30-June 2, 2013.
  • Brown, D.C.W., McCallum, J.L., Siow, Y.L., Jordan, M.C., Netticadan, T., Kirby, C.W., and Ross, K.A. (2013). The Characterization and Proof of Efficacy of Bioactives from Fruits. Project ID: 1717; Research Project Final Report 2012-2013., AAFC Science and Technology Branch. (Report)
  • Hwang, S.Y., Siow, Y.L., House, J.D., and O, K. (2013). "Regulation of monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 expression in the kidney during hyperhomocysteinemia.", World Congress of Nephrology (WCN2013), Hong Kong, China, May 31-June 4, 2013, Abs MO332.
  • Ross, K.A., Brown, D.C.W., Siow, Y.L., Arcand, Y., and Bach, S. (2013). Identification, Characterization and Proof of Bioactivity of Polysaccharide and Polysaccharide Conjugates in Apples. Project ID: 2668; Research Project Annual Report 2012-2013., AAFC Science and Technology Branch. (Report)
  • Ross, K.A., Brown, D.M., Siow, Y.L., Arcand, Y., and Bach, S.J. (2013). Identification, characterization and proof of bioactivity of polysaccharide and polysaccharide conjugates in apples, cherries and North American ginseng. Research Project Annual Report. AAFC RBPI #2668. (Report)
  • Ross, K.A., Siow, Y.L., and Brown, D.C.W. (2013). "Water Extractable Polysaccharides from Tree Fruits and Berries: Novel Compounds with Potential Health Benefits.", 3rd Food Studies Conference, Austin, TX, USA, October 15-16, 2013. (Poster)
  • Wang, P., Siow, Y.L., and O, K. (2013). "Attenuation of renal ischemia reperfusion injury by phenolic compound.", World Congress of Nephrology (WCN2013), Hong Kong, China, May 31-June 4, 2013, Abs SA230.

2012

  • Brown, D.C.W., McCallum, J.L., Siow, Y.L., Jordan, M.C., Netticadan, T., Kirby, C.W., and Ross, K.A. (2012). The Characterization and Proof of Efficacy of Bioactives from Fruits. Project ID: 1717; Research Project Annual Report 2011-2012., AAFC Science and Technology Branch. (Report)
  • O, K., Wu, N., Sarna, L.K., and Siow, Y.L. (2012). "Beneficial effects of berberine on cholesterol biosynthesis.", XVI International Symposium on Atherosclerosis (ISA2012), Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, March 26-29, 2012, Published in: Atherosclerosis Suppl.
  • Ross, K.A., Brown, D.C.W., Siow, Y.L., Arcand, Y., and Bach, S. (2012). Identification, Characterization and Proof of Bioactivity of Polysaccharide and Polysaccharide Conjugates in Apples. Project ID: 2668; Research Project Annual Report 2011-2012., AAFC Science and Technology Branch. (Report)
  • Siow, Y.L., Sarna, L.K., Wu, N., and O, K. (2012). "Antioxidant action of berberine.", International Conference on Cultivating Natural Bioactives for Health & Disease, London Convention Centre, London, ON, Canada, July 9-11, 2012.

2011

  • Brown, D.C.W., Lui, E.M.K., Zhou, Z., Siow, Y.L., and Wu, D. (2011). "North American ginseng constituent analysis and evaluation of potential efficacy for therapeutic applications.", Therapeutic Applications for Functional Foods Conference, St. Boniface Hospital Research Centre, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, May 31-June 1, 2011, Abs P-3.
  • Brown, D.C.W., Mazza, G., Ross, K.A., Jordan, M.A., McCallum, J.L., Netticadan, T., Siow, Y.L., Khanizadeh, S., Ames, N.P., and Lui, E.M.K. (2011). "Plant Bioactives Research in Canada.", Plant Bioactives Research in Canada. Canada-United Kingdom Gut and Health Workshop, AAFC-FRDC / AAC-CRDA, Saint-Hyacinthe, QC, Canada, February 24-25, 2011.
  • Brown, D.C.W., Mazza, G., Ross, K.A., Jordan, M.A., McCallum, J.L., Netticadan, T., Siow, Y.L., Khanizadeh, S., Ames, N.P., and Lui, E.M.K. (2011). "Plant Bioactives Research in Canada.", Plant Bioactives Research in Canada. Canada-United Kingdom Gut and Health Workshop, AAFC-FRDC / AAC-CRDA, Saint-Hyacinthe, QC, Canada, February 24-25, 2011. (Poster)
  • Debnath, S.C., Siow, Y.L., Petkau, J.C., An, D., and Bykova, N.V. (2011). "Molecular markers and antioxidant activity in berry crop diversity analysis.", Plant Canada 2011, Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, NS, Canada, July 17-21, 2011, 78, Session 1. (Presentation)
  • Isaak, C.K., Petkau, J.C., Debnath, S.C., and Siow, Y.L. (2011). "Effects of cool climate berries on apoptosis.", LifeScience Alley Tenth Annual Conference and Expo, Minneapolis, MN, USA, December 7, 2011.
  • Isaak, C.K., Petkau, J.C., Debnath, S.C., and Siow, Y.L. (2011). "Effects of cool climate berries on apoptosis.", Therapeutic Applications for Functional Foods Conference, St. Boniface Hospital Research Centre, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, May 31-June 1, 2011, Abs P-13.
  • Siow, Y.L. (2011). "Evidence-based Agri-food: A Road to Healthy Living.", 28th Annual Spring Research Symposium, University of Manitoba Centre on Aging, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, May 2, 2011.
  • Siow, Y.L. (2011). "Evidence-based agri-food: do you know what you have?", Therapeutic Applications for Functional Foods Conference, St. Boniface Hospital Research Centre, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, May 31-June 1, 2011, Abs S-19.
  • Sun, L., Zhou, Y.-L., Petkau, J.C., O, K., Liu, Y., and Siow, Y.L. (2011). "Salidroside and tyrosol protect H9c2 cell from ischemia/reperfusion-induced apoptosis.", Therapeutic Applications for Functional Foods Conference, St. Boniface Hospital Research Centre, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, May 31-June 1, 2011, Abs P-23. (Abstract)
  • Wardner, M., Petkau, J.C., Siow, Y.L., and Isaak, C.K. (2011). "A survey of the antioxidant capacity found in Northern Manitoban plants.", Undergraduate Research Conference, University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, 2011.
  • Wu, N., Siow, Y.L., and O, K. (2011). "Increased hepatic cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) expression by hyperhomocysteinemia via nuclear factor–kB activation.", Therapeutic Applications for Functional Foods Conference, St. Boniface Hospital Research Centre, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, May 31-June 1, 2011, Abs P-24.
  • Zhou, S., Brown, D.C.W., Lui, E.M.K., Siow, Y.L., and Wu, D. (2011). "North American ginseng constituent analysis and evaluation of potential efficacy for therapeutic applications.", 10th Meeting of Consortium for Globalization of Chinese Medicine (CGCM), Shanghai, China, August 26-28, 2011.

2010

  • Brown, D.C.W., Zhou, S., Lui, E.M.K., Siow, Y.L., Arnason, J.T., and McIntyre, K.L. (2010). "North American ginseng germplasm characterization and development.", OGIRC/CICMR 2nd Joint Conference Production, Pharmacology and Health Benefits of Traditional Medicines, University of Ottawa, Lamoureux Hall, Ottawa, ON, Canada, October 23-25, 2010.
  • Enns, J.E., Wu, N., Siow, Y.L., and O, K. (2010). "Regulation of hepatic lipid metabolism by a natural health product.", Experimental Biology 2010 - Today’s Research: Tomorrow’s Health, Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA, USA, April 24-28, 2010, Published in: FASEB J., 24(4), 694.5.
  • Petkau, J.C., Debnath, S.C., and Siow, Y.L. (2010). "The microplate-based total phenolics assay is a rapid, inexpensive alternative to ORAC for antioxidant determination.", 2010 Canadian Institute of Food Science & Technology (CIFST) and AAFC Conference, Fairmont Winnipeg Hotel, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, May 30-June 1, 2010, Abs P2-03.
  • Sarna, L.K., Wu, N., Hwang, S.F., O, K., and Siow, Y.L. (2010). "Regulation of superoxide anion by berberine.", 2010 Canadian Institute of Food Science & Technology (CIFST) and AAFC Conference, Fairmont Winnipeg Hotel, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, May 30-June 1, 2010, Abs P2-02.
  • Sarna, L.K., Wu, N., Siow, Y.L., Pierce, G.N., and O, K. (2010). "Regulation of NADPH oxidase mediated oxidative stress in macrophages.", Experimental Biology 2010 - Today’s Research: Tomorrow’s Health, Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA, USA, April 24-28, 2010, Published in: FASEB J., 24(4), 1001.9.
  • Wu, N., Siow, Y.L., and O, K. (2010). "Decreased hydrogen sulfide in the kidney and circulation during renal ischemia-reperfusion: a possible mechanism of cardiovascular complication.", Canadian Cardiovascular Congress (CCC) 2010, Palais des congrès de Montréal, Montréal, QC, Canada, October 23-27, 2010, Abs 483-006.

2009

  • Sarna, L.K., Wu, N., Hwang, S.Y., O, K., and Siow, Y.L. (2009). "Berberine inhibits NADPH oxidase mediated superoxide anion production in macrophages.", Canadian Cardiovascular Congress (CCC) 2009, Edmonton, AB, Canada, October 25-28, 2009, Abs 430-017.
  • Siow, Y.L. and O, K. (2009). "Protective Effect of Natural Products against Oxidative Stress Induced Tissue Injury.", 6th Annual Research Conference and Tradeshow of the Natural Health Product Research Society (NHPRS), Vancouver, BC, Canada, February 18-21, 2009, Published in: Biopharm. Biol. 47 (Suppl 1) 12-13.
  • Siow, Y.L., Woo, C.W.H., and O, K. (2009). "Increased hepatic chemokine expression contributes to chronic systemic inflammation.", 4th Asian Epigenomics Meeting, Genome Institute of Singapore, Biopolis, Singapore, Singapore, August 24-25, 2009, Abs P32, pp. 42.
  • Wu, N., Siow, Y.L., and O, K. (2009). "Increase hepatic cyclooxygenase-2 expression and chronic systemic inflammation during hyperhomocysteinemia.", Canadian Cardiovascular Congress (CCC) 2009, Edmonton, AB, Canada, October 25-28, 2009, Abs 419-006.
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