ZFIN ID: ZDB-PERS-960805-99
Chan, Woon-Khiong
Email: dbscwk@nus.edu.sg
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Address: Department of Biological Sciences National University of Singapore 14 Science Drive 4 S117543 Singapore
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Phone: 65-6874-8096
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BIOGRAPHY AND RESEARCH INTERESTS


PUBLICATIONS
George, S., Gardner, H., Seng, E.K., Chang, H., Wang, C., Yu Fang, C.H., Richards, M., Valiyaveettil, S., Chan, W.K. (2014) Differential Effect of Solar Light in Increasing the Toxicity of Silver and Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles to a Fish Cell Line and Zebrafish Embryos. Environmental science & technology. 48(11):6374-82
Richards, M., Phoon, C.W., Goh, G.T., Seng, E.K., Guo, X.M., Tan, C.M., Chan, W.K., Lee, J.M. (2014) A new class of pluripotent stem cell cytotoxic small molecules. PLoS One. 9:e85039
Teoh, P.H., Shu-Chien, A.C., and Chan, W.K. (2010) Pbx1 is essential for growth of zebrafish swim bladder. Developmental dynamics : an official publication of the American Association of Anatomists. 239(3):865-874
Quek, S.I., and Chan, W.K. (2009) Transcriptional activation of zebrafish cyp11a1 promoter is dependent on the nuclear receptor Ff1b. Journal of molecular endocrinology. 43(3):121-130
Kuo, M.W., Postlethwait, J., Lee, W.C., Lou, S.W., Chan, W.K., and Chung, B.C. (2005) Gene duplication, gene loss and evolution of expression domains in the vertebrate nuclear receptor NR5A (Ftz-F1) family. The Biochemical journal. 389(Pt 1):19-26
Tan, J., Quek, S., and Chan, W. (2005) Cloning, Genomic Organization, and Expression Analysis of Zebrafish Nuclear Receptor Coactivator, TIF2. Zebrafish. 2(1):33-46
Liu, Y.W., Gao, W., Teh, H.L., Tan, J.H., and Chan, W.K. (2003) Prox1 is a novel coregulator of Ff1b and is involved in the embryonic development of the zebra fish interrenal primordium. Molecular and cellular biology. 23(20):7243-7255
Chai, C., Liu, Y., and Chan, W.K. (2003) Ff1b is required for the development of steroidogenic component of the zebrafish interrenal organ. Developmental Biology. 260(1):226-244
Liu, Y.-W. and Chan, W.-K. (2002) Thyroid hormones are important for embryonic to larval transitory phase in zebrafish. Differentiation; research in biological diversity. 70(1):36-45
Chai, C. and Chan, W. (2000) Developmental expression of a novel Ftz-F1 homologue, ff1b (NR5A4), in the zebrafish Danio rerio. Mechanisms of Development. 91(1-2):421-426
Liu, Y.-W., Lo, L-J., and Chan, W.-K. (2000) Temporal expression and T3 induction of thyroid hormone receptors alpha1 and beta1 during early embryonic and larval development in zebrafish, Danio rerio. Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology. 159(1-2):187-195
Tan, J.H. and Chan, W.K. (1997) Efficient gene transfer into zebrafish skeletal muscle by intramuscular injection of plasmid DNA. Molecular marine biology and biotechnology. 6(2):98-109

NON-ZEBRAFISH PUBLICATIONS
Dinesh KR, Lim TM, Chua KL, Chan WK and Phang VPE (1993). RAPD analysis: An efficient method of DNA fingerprinting in fishes. Zoological Science 10:849-854.

Chan WK and Devlin RH (1993). Polymerase chain reaction amplification and functional characterisation of sockeye salmon histone H3, metallothionein B and protamine promoter. Molecular Marine Biology and Biotechnology 2:308-318.

Devlin RH, Yesaki TY, Biagi C, Donaldson EM, Swanson P and Chan WK (1994). Extraordinary salmon growth. Nature 371:209-210.

Dinesh KR, Chan WK, Lim TM and Phang VPE (1995). RAPD markers in fishes: An evaluation of resolution and reproducibility. Asia-Pacific Journal of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology 3: 112-118.

Foo CL, Dinesh KR, Lim TM, Chan WK and Phang VPE (1995). Inheritance of RAPD in the guppy fish, Poecilia reticulata. Zoological Science 12:535-541.

Dinesh KR, Lim TM, Chan WK and Phang VPE (1996). Genetic variation inferred from RAPD fingerprinting in three species of tilapia. Aquaculture International 4:19-30.

Nelson J, Chan WK, Chou LM and Phang VPE (1997). Immediate digestion of fish muscle following field collections yields DNA suitable for RAPD fingerprinting. Biotechniques 23:224-225.

Chen KM, Chan WK and Munro AD (1997). Dexamethasone receptors and their distribution in the brain of the red tilapia. Fish Physiology and Biochemistry 16:171-179.

Khoo G, Lim TM, Chan WK and Phang VPE (1999). Genetic basis of the variegated tail pattern in the guppy, Poecilia reticulata. Zoological Science 16:431-437.

Khoo G, Lim TM, Chan WK and Phang VPE (1999). Sex-linkage of the black caudal-peduncle and red tail genes in the tuxedo strain of the guppy, Poecilia reticulata. Zoological Science 16:629-638.

Khoo G, Lim TM, Chan WK and Phang VPE (1999). Linkage analysis and mapping of three sex-linked colour pattern genes in the guppy, Poecilia reticulata. Zoological Science 16:893-903.

Nelson JS, Hoddell JH, Chan WK, Chou LM and Phang VPE (2000). Phylogenetic structure of Amphiprion ocellaris explained by sea-level changes on the Sunda shelf. Marine Biology 137:727-736.

Ma P, Sivaloganathan B, Reddy PK, Chan WK and Lam TJ (2001). Ontogeny of a-amylase gene in seabass larvae Lates calarifer. Marine Biotechnology 3:463-469.

Khoo G, Gan DKY, Chen F, Chan WK, Lim TM and Phang VPE (2001). Non-radioisotopic detection of RAPD-PCR products: A comparison of separation and staining techniques. Malaysian Applied Biology 30:53-63.

Khoo G, Lim KF, Gan DKY, Chen F, Chan WK, Lim TM and Phang VPE (2002). Genetic diversity within and among feral populations and domesticated strains of the guppy (Poecilia reticulata) in Singapore. (Marine Biotechnology, In press).