Dr. Liu, Fu-Tong 劉扶東 博士



  • Galectin‐7 downregulation in lesional keratinocytes contributes to enhanced IL‐17A signaling and skin pathology in psoriasis
    Journal of clinical investigation, Oct 15, 2020
    Abstract Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory skin disease characterized by inflammatory cell infiltration, as well as hyperproliferatio ......
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  • Immunologic aspects of characteristics, diagnosis, and treatment of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)
    Journal of Biomedical Science, Jun 04, 2020
    On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared the worldwide spread of the infectious disease COVID-19, caused by a new strain of ......
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  • Amelioration of bleomycin-induced pulmonary fibrosis via TGF-β-induced Smad and non-Smad signaling pathways in galectin-9-deficient mice and fibroblast cells
    Journal of Biomedical Science, Jan 15, 2020
    Background Galectin-9 is a β-galactoside-binding protein with two carbohydrate recognition domains. Recent studies have revealed tha ......
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  • Galectin-9 is Critical for Mucosal Adaptive Immunity through the TH17–IgA Axis
    American journal of pathology, Feb 16, 2018
    Impairment of the intestinal mucosal immunity significantly increases the risk of acute and chronic diseases. Immunoglobulin A (IgA) plays a ......
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  • Galectin-3 enhances avian H5N1 influenza A virus–induced pulmonary inflammation by promoting NLRP3 inflammasome activation
    The American Journal of Pathology, Jan 20, 2018
    Highly pathogenic avian influenza A H5N1 virus causes pneumonia and acute respiratory distress syndrome in humans. Virus-induced excessive i ......
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