Journal Articles

1. Kelesidis T., Oda M.N., Borja M.S., Yee Y., Ng K.F., Huynh D., Elashoff D., and Currier J.S. “Predictors of impaired HDL function in HIV-1 infected compared to uninfected individuals” J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. (Mar 23, 2017). doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000001383. NCBI Link

2. Eiselein L., Lamé M.W., Ng K.F., Wilson D.W., Rutledge J.C., and Aung H.H. “TGRL Lipolysis Products Induce Stress Protein ATF3 via the TGF-β Receptor Pathway in Human Aortic Endothelial Cells.” PLoS One. (Dec 28, 2015). doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0145523. NCBI Link

3. Ng K.F., Anderson S., Mayo, P.M., Aung H.H., Walton J.H., and Rutledge J.C.  “Characterizing blood-brain barrier perturbations after exposure to human triglyceride-rich lipoproteins lipolysis products at 7 Tesla in rat model.”  Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (Oct 20, 2015). doi: 10.1002/mrm.25985. NCBI Link
NOTE: This paper showed that blood-brain barrier became leaky following an i.v. transfusion of human post-prandial lipolyzed lipid.

4. Borja M.S., Ng K.F., Irwin A., Hong J., Wu X., Isquith D., Zhou X., Prazen B., Gildengorin V., Oda M.N., and Vaisar T. “HDL-Apolipoprotein A-I Exchange is Independently Associated with HDL Cholesterol Efflux Capacity.”  Journal of Lipid Research (Oct 2015). doi: 10.1194/jlr.M059865. NCBI Link

5. Walton J.H., Ng K.F., Anderson S.E., and Rutledge J.C.  “MRI measurement of blood-brain barrier transport with a rapid acquisition refocused echo (RARE) method.” Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications (May 19, 2015), pii: S0006-291X(15)00948-1. doi: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2015.05.034. NCBI Link

6. Villablanca A.C., Tetali S., Altman R., Ng K., and Rutledge J.C.  “Testosterone-derived estradiol production by male endothelium is robust and dependent on p450 aromatase via estrogen receptor alpha.”  Spring Plus 2 (May 2013), 214. doi: 10.1186/2193-1801-2-214. NCBI Link

7. Rutledge J.C., Ng K.F., Aung H.H., Wilson D.W.  “TGRL: role in the microvascular and macrovascular complications of diabetic nephropathy.”  Nature Reviews Nephrology 6 (June 2010), 361-370. doi: 10.1038/nrneph.2010.59. NCBI Link

8. Hanna E., Ng K.F., MacRae I.J., Bley C.J., Fisher A.J., and Segel I.H. “Kinetic and Stability Properties of P.c. ATP Sulfurylase Missing the C-terminal Regulatory Domain.” Journal of Biological Chemistry (Feb 2004): 4415-24. Journal Link

Chapter in Edited Collections

1. Ng K.F., Aung H.H., and Rutledge J.C.  “Role of Triglyceride-rich Lipoproteins in Renal Injury.”  Contributions to Nephrology vol 170: Diabetes and the Kidney. Ed. Lai, K.N. and Tang, S.C.W.  Basel, Switzerland: Karger (2011), 165-171. doi: 10.1159/000325654. Publication Link