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ORCID ID: 0000-0001-8929-5965. Scopus author ID: 7202563947. Updated publications and citation information can be found here.

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Extracellular biochemistry and microenvironment

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Extracellular biochemistry and microenvironment

Zhou C, Li X, Tang SW, Liu C, Lam MH, Lam YW. A Dual-Enzyme Amplification Loop for the Sensitive Biosensing of Endopeptidases. ACS Omega. 2023 Jul 7.

Ilyas AO, Alam MK, Musah JD, Yang M, Roy VA, Lam YW, Lau C. CHO cell dysfunction due to radiation-induced bystander signals observed by real-time electrical impedance measurement. Biosensors and Bioelectronics. 2021 Jun 1;181:113142.

Ilyas AO, Alam MK, Musah JD, Yang M, Lam YW, Roy VA, Lau C. Investigation on the Direct and Bystander Effects in HeLa Cells Exposed to Very Low α-Radiation Using Electrical Impedance Measurement. ACS Omega. 2021 May 26.

Lam BP, Lam YW, & Pang SW (2020). Using Biomimetic Scaffold Platform to Detect Growth Factor Induced Changes in Migration Dynamics of Nasopharyngeal Epithelial Cells. IEEE Access, 8, 187553-187563.

Tang SW., Tong, WY, Pang SW, Voelcker NH, & Lam YW. (2020). Deconstructing, replicating, and engineering tissue microenvironment for stem cell differentiation. Tissue Engineering Part B: Reviews.

Shen W, Berning K, Tang SW, & Lam YW. (2020). Rapid and detergent-free decellularization of cartilage. Tissue Engineering Part C: Methods, 26(4), 201-206.

Tang SW, Yuen W, Kaur I, Pang SW, Voelcker NH, & Lam YW. (2020). Capturing instructive cues of tissue microenvironment by silica bioreplication. Acta Biomaterialia, 102, 114-126.

Lam BP, Cheung SKC, Lam YW, Pang SW. (2020) Microenvironmental topographic cues influence migration dynamics of nasopharyngeal carcinoma cells from tumour spheroids. RSC Adv., 2020, 10, 28975-28983.

Tang SW, Uddin MH, Tong WY, Pasic P, Yuen W, Thissen H, Lam YW*, Voelcker NH*. Replication of Tissue Microenvironment by Thermal Scanning Probe Lithography. ACS applied materials & interfaces. 2019 May 29. *Co-corresponding authors.

Zhou SF, Gopalakrishnan S, Xu YH, To S, Wong A, Pang S, Lam YW. Substrates with patterned topography reveal metastasis of human cancer cells. Biomedical Materials. 2017 Aug 21;12(5):055001.

Zhou SF, Gopalakrishnan S, Xu YH, Yang J, Lam YW*, Pang SW*. (2016) A unidirectional cell switching gate by engineering grating length and bending angle. PLoS One. 2016 Jan 28;11(1):e0147801. *Co-corresponding authors.

Tang QY, Qian WX, Xu YH, Gopalakrishnan S, Wang JQ, Lam YW*, Pang SW*. Control of cell migration direction by inducing cell shape asymmetry with patterned topography. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A. 2015 Jul;103(7):2383-93. *Co-corresponding authors.

Tang, QY, QianWX, XuYH, Gopalakrishnan S, Wang JQ, Lam YW*, Pang SW* (2014). Control of cell migration direction by inducing cell shape asymmetry with patterned topography. Journal Of Biomedical Materials Research A. J Biomed Mater Res A. 2015 Jul;103(7):2383-93. *Co-corresponding authors.

Tang SW, Tong WY, Shen W, Yeung KW, Lam YW (2014). Stringent requirement for spatial arrangement of extracellular matrix in supporting cell morphogenesis and differentiation. BMC cell biology, 15(1), 10.

Tang QY, Tong WY, Shi J, Shi P, Lam YW*, Pang SW* (2014). Influence of engineered surface on cell directionality and motility. Biofabrication, 6(1), 015011. *Co-corresponding authors.

Kwan KH, Yeung KW, Liu X, Wong KK, Shum HC, Lam YW, Cheng SH, Cheung KM, To MK. Silver nanoparticles alter proteoglycan expression in the promotion of tendon repair. Nanomedicine. 2013 Dec 10. pii: S1549-9634(13)00680-1. 

Tong WY, Shen W, Yeung CWF, Zhao Y, Cheng SH, Chu PK, Chan D, Chan GCF, Cheung KMC, Yeung KWK, Lam YW. Functional replication of the tendon tissue microenvironment by a bioimprinted substrate and the support of tenocytic differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells. Biomaterals 2012 Nov;33(31):7686-98. 

Tong WY, Liang YM, Tam V, Yip HK, Kao YT, Cheung KM, Yeung KW, Lam YW. Biochemical characterization of the cell-biomaterial interface by quantitative proteomics. Mol Cell Proteomics. 2010 Oct;9(10):2089-98. 

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