Submissions from 2016


Comprehensive molecular profiling of the B7 family of immune-regulatory ligands in breast cancer, Zengyu Xu, Jing Shen, Maggie Haitian Wang, Tao Yi, Yangyang Yu, Yinxin Zhu, Bo Chen, Jianping Chen, Longfei Li, Minxing Li, Jian Zuo, Hui Jiang, Dexi Zhou, Jiajie Luan, and Zhangang Xiao

Introduction to statistical methods for integrative data analysis in genome-wide association studies, Can Yang, Xiang Wan, Jin Liu, and Michael Ng


Methods to design and synthesize antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs), Houzong Yao, Feng Jiang, Aiping Lu, and Ge Zhang


Communicating legitimacy: How journalists negotiate the emergence of user-generated content in Hong Kong, Tien Ee Dominic Yeo


Between '0' and '1': Safer sex and condom use among young gay men in Hong Kong, Tien Ee Dominic Yeo and Tsz Hin Fung


Sexual risk behaviors among apps-using young men who have sex with men in Hong Kong, Tien Ee Dominic Yeo and Yu Leung Ng


Ultrasound-assisted extraction may not be a better alternative approach than conventional boiling for extracting polysaccharides from herbal medicines, Ka-Man Yip, Jun Xu, Wing-Sum Tong, Shan-Shan Zhou, Tao Yi, Zhongzhen Zhao, and Hu-Biao Chen


The variation in the major constituents of the dried rhizome of Ligusticum chuanxiong (Chuanxiong) after herbal processing, Tao Yi, Jia-Yan Fang, Lin Zhu, Yi-Na Tang, Hong Ji, Ya-Zhou Zhang, Ju-Cheng Yu, Xiao-Jun Zhang, Zhi-Ling Yu, Zhong-Zhen Zhao, and Hu-Biao Chen


HSCCC-based strategy for preparative separation of in vivo metabolites after administration of an herbal medicine: Saussurea laniceps, a case study, Tao Yi, Lin Zhu, Guo-Yuan Zhu, Yi-Na Tang, Jun Xu, Jia-Yi Fan, Zhong-Zhen Zhao, and Hu-Biao Chen


Fast response and high sensitivity to microsaccades in a cascading-adaptation neural network with short-term synaptic depression, Wu-Jie Yuan, Jian-Fang Zhou, and Changsong Zhou

Fundamental movement skills proficiency in children with developmental coordination disorder: Does physical self-concept matter?, Jie Yu, Cindy H.P. Sit, Catherine M. Capio, Angus Burnett, Amy S. C. Ha, and Wendy Y.J. Huang


Rapid fingerprint analysis of flos carthami by ultra-performance liquid chromatography and similarity evaluation, Shuo Yu, Lin Zhu, Zhangang Xiao, Jing Shen, Jie Li, Hongshan Lai, Jingjing Li, Hubiao Chen, Zhongzhen Zhao, and Tao Yi

Gambogenic acid inhibits LPS-simulated inflammatory response by suppressing NF-κB and MAPK in macrophages, Xianjun Yu, Qun Zhao, Haiwei Zhang, Cunxian Fan, Xixi Zhang, Qun Xie, Chengxian Xu, Yongbo Liu, Xiaoxia Wu, Quanbin Han, and Haibing Zhang


Molecular selection, modification and development of therapeutic oligonucleotide aptamers, Yuanyuan Yu, Chao Liang, Quanxia Lv, Defang Li, Xuegong Xu, Baoqin Liu, Aiping Lu, and Ge Zhang


Discovery of bioactive compounds by the UIC-ICBG drug discovery program in the 18 years since 1998, Hong-Jie Zhang, Wan-Fei Li, Harry H. S. Fong, and Djaja Doel Soejarto

中美文化交流的先驱 : 戈鲲化的时代、生活与创作, Hongsheng Zhang


Bruceine D induces apoptosis in human chronic myeloid leukemia K562 cells via mitochondrial pathway, Jian-Ye Zhang, Min-Ting Lin, Ho-Yi Tung, Si-Li Tang, Tao Yi, Ya-Zhou Zhang, Yi-Na Tang, Zhong-Zhen Zhen, and Hu-Biao Chen


Intramolecular torque, an indicator of the internal rotation direction of rotor molecules and similar systems, Rui-Qin Zhang, Yan-Ling Zhao, Fei Qi, Klaus Hermann, and Michel A. Van Hove

Mining from distributed and abstracted data, Xiaofeng Zhang, William K. Cheung, and Yunming Ye

五运六气禀赋与支气管炎罹患倾向的关联性分析 = Correlation analysis between incidence of bronchitis and characteristic of five evolutive phases and six climatic factors in date of birth, Xuan Zhang, Yi-xuan Liu, Zhong-di Liu, Hao Yu, Hong Wang, and Juan He

脾胃病患者出生与发病时间的干支运气模式研究 = Five evolutive phases and six climatic factors in correlation with Heavenly Stems and Earthly Branches:a study on birth date and onset date of patients with spleen-stomach diseases, Xuan Zhang, Zhongdi Liu, and Juan He


On generating discrete integrable systems via Lie algebras and commutator equations, Yu-Feng Zhang and Hon Wah Tam


Assumptions behind Intercoder Reliability Indices, Xinshu ZHAO


Differences in functional fitness among older adults with and without risk of falling, Yanan Zhao and Pak-Kwong Chung


Computational prediction of optimal metal ions to induce coordinated polymerization of muscle-like [c2]daisy chains, Yan-Ling Zhao, Rui-Qin Zhang, Christian Minot, Klaus Hermann, and Michel Andre Van Hove


Expected residual minimization formulation for a class of stochastic vector variational inequalities, Yong Zhao, Jin Zhang, Xinmin Yang, and Gui-Hua Lin

Structure-based screening and optimization of cytisine derivatives as inhibitors of the menin–MLL interaction, Hai-Jing Zhong, Bo Ra Lee, Joshua William Boyle, Wanhe Wang, Dik Lung Ma, Philip Wai Hong Chan, and Chung-Hang Leung


The combination effects of body acupuncture and auricular acupressure compared to sham acupuncture for body weight control: Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial, Lidan Zhong, Wai Kun, Tsz Fung Lam, Shi Ping Zhang, Jun Jun Yang, Tat Chi Ziea, Bacon Ng, and Zhaoxiang Bian


Chinese herbal medicine for constipation: Zheng-based associations among herbs, formulae, proprietary medicines, and herb-drug interactions, Lidan Zhong, Guang Zheng, Li Da Ge, Chengyuan Lin, Tao Huang, Ling Zhao, Cheng Lu, Aiping Lu, and Zhaoxiang Bian


Systems pharmacology in small molecular drug discovery, Wei Zhou, Yonghua Wang, Aiping Lu, and Ge Zhang

Framework isomerism: Highly augmented copper(II)-paddlewheel-­based MOF with unusual (3,4)-net topology, Nianyong Zhu, Debobroto Sensharma, Paul Wix, Matthew J. Lennox, Tina Düren, Wai Yeung Wong, and Wolfgang Schmitt

Testing for positive expectation dependence, Xuehu Zhu, Xu Guo, Lu Lin, and Lixing Zhu

天主教及其公共參與—港澳臺滬天主教區的個案研究, 郝志東, 陳慎慶, 郭文般, 譚翼輝, and 淨明

止戈為武 : 中華武術在香江 = Chinese Martial Arts in Hong Kong, Mak King Sang Ricardo 麥勁生

Submissions from 2015

Total variation restoration of images corrupted by poisson noise with iterated conditional expectations, Rémy Abergel, Cécile Louchet, Lionel Moisan, and Tieyong Zeng

A lexical frequency and collocational approach to conceptual metaphor modeling, Kathleen Ahrens and Yuchun Chang

Crafting the perfect pitch, Kathleen Virginia Ahrens

Semantic processing: Access, ambiguity, and metaphor, Kathleen Virginia Ahrens

Writing bilingual picture books, Kathleen Virginia Ahrens

The documentary film in Hong Kong, Ian William Aitken and Mike Ingham

A heating-up method for the synthesis of pure phase kesterite Cu2ZnSnS4 nanocrystals using a simple coordinating sulphur precursor, Ping An, Zhurong Liang, Xueqing Xu, Xin Wang, Hu Jin, Nan Wang, Junxia Wang, and Furong Zhu

Ginsenoside Rb1 inhibits fibrillation and toxicity of alpha-synuclein and disaggregates preformed fibrils, Mustafa T. Ardah, Katerina E. Paleologou, Guohua Lv, Sindhu A. Menon, Salema B. Abul Khair, Jia-Hong Lu, Bared Safieh-Garabedian, Abdulmonem A. Al-Hayani, David Eliezer, Min Li, and Omar M.A. El-Agnaf

Update on the distribution and phylogenetics of Biomphalaria (Gastropoda: Planorbidae) populations in Guangdong Province, China, Stephen W. Attwood, Guan-Nan Huo, and Jian-Wen Qiu

Population geography, Adrian John Bailey

Spontaneous deposition of Prussian blue on reduced graphene oxide – gold nanoparticles composites for the fabrication of electrochemical biosensors, Xiaoyun Bai and Kwok-Keung Shiu

Internet bubble examination with mean-variance ratio, Zhidong D. Bai, Yongchang C. Hui, and Wing-Keung Wong

Stochastic dominance statistics for risk averters and risk seekers: An analysis of stock preferences for USA and China, Zhidong Bai, Hua Li, Michael McAleer, and Wing-Keung Wong

Inferring latent co-activation patterns for information diffusion, Qing Bao, William K. Cheung, Jiming Liu, and Yunya Song

Guanxi, tie strength, and network attributes, Jack Barbalet

Confucian values and East Asian capitalism: A variable weberian trajectory, Jack Michael Barbalet

Marx's construction of social theory, Barbalet. Jack Michael

Interpersonal factors as drivers of quality and performance in western–Hong Kong interorganizational business relationships, Bradley R. Barnes, Leonidas S. Leonidou, Yee Man Noel Siu, and Constantinos N. Leonidou


B-Methods for the Numerical Solution of Evolution Problems with Blow-Up Solutions Part I: Variation of the Constant, Mélanie Beck, Martin J. Gander, and Felix Kwok

Concepts of modern physics, Atrhut Beiser and Kok Wai Cheah


Experience Design: Concepts and Case Studies, Peter Benz

ViSual: An HCI-inspired simulator for blending visual subgraph query construction and processing, Sourav S. Bhowmick, Huey Eng Chua, Benji Thian, and Byron Choi

The Detection of Pb2+ Using Glutathione Capped Mn Doped ZnS QDs, Wei Bian, Hao Zhang, Fang Wang, Jing Ma, Yanli Wei, Shaomin Shuang, and Zongwei Cai

Seasonal gametogenesis of host sea anemone (Entacmaea quadricolor) inhabiting Hong Kong waters, Ying Bi, Bin Zhang, Zhifeng Zhang, and Jianwen Qiu


A genome-wide hybrid incompatibility landscape between caenorhabditis briggsae and C. nigoni, Yu Bi, Xiaoliang Ren, Cheung Yan, Jiaofang Shao, Dongying Xie, and Zhongying Zhao

On the asymptotic stability of volterra functional equations with vanishing delays, Hermann Brunner and Chunhua Ou

China–Cameroon relations: Fortunes and limits of an old political complicity, Jean-Pierre Cabestan

Cross-Strait integration and Taiwan’s new security challenges, Jean-Pierre Cabestan

La politique internationale de la Chine: Entre intégration et volonté de puissance, Jean-Pierre Cabestan

La Chine en 2014, Jean-Pierre Aurelien Cabestan

The Chinese people's political consultative conference (CPPCC): Its role and its future, Jean-Pierre Aurelien Cabestan

Double-pulse laser ablation sampling: Enhancement of analyte emission by a second laser pulse at 213 nm, Bruno Yue Cai, Xianglei Mao, Huaming Hou, Vassilia Zorba, Richard E. Russo, and Nai-Ho Cheung


Quercetin inhibits HGF/c-Met signaling and HGF-stimulated melanoma cell migration and invasion, Hui-Hui Cao, Chi-Yan Cheng, Tao Su, Xiu-Qiong Fu, Hui Guo, Ting Li, Anfernee Kai-Wing Tse, Hiu-Yee Kwan, Hua Yu, and Zhi-Ling Yu

Folded-concave penalization approaches to tensor completion, Wenfei Cao, Yao Wang, Can Yang, Xiangyu Chang, Zhi Han, and Zongben Xu

Building CSR image through sport sponsorship: A multi-study investigation, Francois Carrillat, Marc Mazodier, Carolin Plewa, and Pascale Quester

Directional Plk1 inhibition-driven cell cycle interruption using amphiphilic thin-coated peptide-lanthanide upconversion nanomaterials as in vivo tumor suppressors, Chi-Fai Chan, Rongfeng Lan, Ming-Kiu Tsang, Di Zhou, Sam Lear, Wai-Lun Chan, Steven L. Cobb, Rick Wai Kwok Wong, Jianhua Hao, Wing-Tak Wong, and Ka Leung Wong

Directional Plk1 inhibition-driven cell cycle interruption using amphiphilic thin-coated peptide-lanthanide upconversion nanomaterials as in vivo tumor suppressors, Chi-Fai Chan, Rongfeng Lan, Ming-Kiu Tsang, Di Zhou, Sam Lear, Wai-Lun Chan, Steven L. Cobb, Wai-Kwok Wong, Jianhua Hao, Wing-Tak Wong, and Ka-Leung Wong

Heat kernel asymptotic expansions for the Heisenberg sub-Laplacian and the Grushin operator, Der-Chen Chang and Yutian Li

Retinex image enhancement via a learned dictionary, Huibin Chang, Michael K. Ng, Wei Wang, and Tieyong Zeng


Commonalities as an alternative approach to analyzing Asian Pacific communication: Some notes about the Special Issue, Hui-Ching Chang and Ling Chen

Conventionalization of lexical meanings and the role of metaphoricity: Processing of metaphorical polysemy using a cross-modal lexical priming task, Yuchun Chang, Chien-Jer Charles Lin, and Kathleen Ahrens

How are the crude oil prices determined in China?, Hing-Lin Chan and Kai-Yin Woo

Investigating celebrity endorsement effect: A relational perspective of celebrity and fan community, Hon Ying Terri Chan, Caleb H. Tse, and Fine F. Leung


Marketing social inclusion to community members in Hong Kong, Kara Chan, Marcus Yu-Lung Chiu, Peter J. Huxley, and Sherrill Evans


Relationship between health, experience of discrimination, and social inclusion among mental health service users in Hong Kong, Kara Chan, Sherrill Evans, Marcus Yu-Lung Chiu, Peter J. Huxley, and Yu Leung Ng


How consumers perceive environmental advertising in the banking context, Kara Chan and Fei Fan


Exploring children’s perceptions of beauty: A drawing study, Kara Chan and Maggie Fung


Understanding of public service advertisements among Chinese children, Kara Chan and Anqi Huang


Job burnout among communication professionals in Hong Kong: An exploratory study, Kara Chan, Anqi Huang, Katharina Krainer, Sandra Diehl, and Ralf Terlutter


An exploratory study on burnout among communication professionals in Hong Kong, Kara Chan, Katharina Krainer, Sandra Diehl, Ralf Terlutter, and Anqi Huang


Adolescent girls in three Chinese cities: Globalization or localization, Kara Chan and Yu Leung Ng


How adolescent boys and girls interpret female images in advertisements, Kara Chan and Yu Leung Ng


Perception and practices of healthy eating: a comparison study among adolescents in Hong Kong and Mainland China, Kara Chan, Gerard Paul Prendergast, and Yanni Ma


Attitudes toward acupuncture in Hong Kong, Kara Chan, Lennon Tsang, and Timothy K. F. Fung

公關與危機管理 = Public administration and crisis management, Kara Chan and Lennon Leung Lun Tsang


Consumers’ attitudes toward advertising by traditional Chinese medicine practitioners, Kara Chan, Lennon Tsang, and Yanni Ma


Adolescents’ responses to food and beverage advertising in China, Kara Chan, Tommy Tse, Daisy Tam, and Anqi Huang


Health perceptions related with snacks among Chinese adolescents, Kara Chan, Tommy Tse, Daisy Tam, and Anqi Huang


How adolescents perceive health risks related with food consumption, Kara Chan, Tommy Tse, Daisy Tam, and Anqi Huang


Perception of healthy and unhealthy food among Chinese adolescents, Kara Chan, Tommy Tse, Daisy Tam, and Anqi Huang


What makes the food commercials sticky with Chinese adolescents?, Kara Chan, Tommy Tse, Daisy Tam, and Patrick Wong


Paul Tillich’s understanding of theology: A pneumatological christological perspective, Keith Ka-fu Chan

Therapeutic targeting of CBP/β-catenin signaling reduces cancer stem-like population and synergistically suppresses growth of EBV-positive nasopharyngeal carcinoma cells with cisplatin, King Chi Chan, Lai Sheung Chan, Joseph Chok Yan Ip, Carman Lo, Timothy Tak Chun Yip, Roger Kai Cheong Ngan, Ricky Ngok Shun Wong, Kwok Wai Lo, Wai Tong Ng, Anne Wing Mui Lee, George Sai Wah Tsao, Michael Kahn, Maria Li Lung, and Nai Ki Mak

Spatially variant color light source using amplified spontaneous emission from organic thin films, K. L. Chan, G. X. Li, and K. W. Cheah

Training of school guidance and counselling workers in Japan: Concerns and challenge s for future development, Mow Chiu Raymond Chan, Kurihara Shinji, Yukiko Ericson, and Yamasaki Akane

Silver triflate catalyzed cyclopropyl carbinol rearrangement for benzo[b]oxepine and 2H-chromene synthesis, Philip Wai Hong Chan, Wan Teng Teo, Shaun Wei Yong Koh, Bo Ra Lee, Benjamin James Ayers, Dik Lung Ma, and Chung-Hang Leung