Chien-Yin Liu

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Whereas cisplatin (cis-diamminedichloroplatinum II) is a first-line medicine to treat solid cancerous tumors, it often causes serious side effects. New medicines that have an equivalent or even better therapeutic effect but with free or less side effects than cisplatin are highly anticipated in cancer therapy. Recent reports revealed that Antrodia(More)
Interleukin (IL)-1 b and tumor necrosis factor (TNF)a released from alveolar macrophages (AM) in pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) are important in host defense against mycobacterial infection. Nitric oxide (NO) production is enhanced in AM of TB patients. We examined whether NO was implicated in (IL)-1 b and TNFa synthesis by AM of TB patients. Purified AM were(More)
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