Department of Biotechnology and Animal Science, NIU

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Yu-Hsiang Yu
Title Associate Professor
Name Yu-Hsiang Yu
Email yuyh@niu.edu.tw
Office Tel No. 03-9317716
Discipline Physiological Anatomy
Molecular Nutrition
Molecular Metabolism and Regulation
Feed Additive
Research expertise 1. To study how microorganism improves growth and health in pig and broiler
2. To develop the novel feed additives for pig and broiler based on a metabolic pathway
School Name Department Degree Duration
National Taiwan University Department of Animal Science and Technology Ph. D. 2004.08 ~ 2009.07
National Ilan University Department of Biotechnology and Animal Science B. S. 2000.08 ~ 2004.07
Organization Title Department Job Title Duration
National Ilan University Experimental Animal Farm, College of Bioresources Director 2019.08 ~ Up to today
National Ilan University Project Management Division, Research and Development Director 2017.08 ~ 2019.07
National Ilan University Department of Biotechnology and Animal Science Assistant Professor 2016.02 ~ Up to today
National Taiwan University College of Medicine/Center for Biotechnology Post-Doctoral Research Fellow 2013.02 ~ 2015.06
Academia Sinica Genomics Research Center Post-Doctoral Research Fellow 2010.10 ~ 2013.02
Honor Category Year Award Name Awarding Unit
Inside School Honor 2012 Alumni Model of Biotechnology and Animal Science National Ilan University
Outside School Honor 2011 Regular Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2nd Session Academia Sinica
Outside School Honor 2008 The Award of Academic Thesis in Doctor, College of Bioresources and Agriculture National Taiwan University
Outside School Honor 2005 Young Scientist Paper Presentation Contest Award The Chinese Society of Animal Science
Year Lab Title Location
2016 Molecular Metabolism Lab College of Bio-resources Room 412
Paper Title Journal Title Year Issue.No Vol.No
Optimization of solid-state fermentation conditions of Bacillus licheniformis and its effects on Clostridium perfringens-induced necrotic enteritis in broilers Rev. Bras. Zootecn. 2019 48:e20170298
Effects of melanocortin 1 receptor (MC1R) gene polymorphisms on plumage color in mule ducks Rev. Bras. Zootecn. 2019 48:e20180180
Effect of Cordyceps militaris hot water extract on immunomodulation-associated gene expression in broilers J. Poult. Sci. 2019 2 56
Extraction and analysis of Taiwanese green propolis J. Vis. Exp. 2019 143
Prevalence of mycotoxins in feed and feed ingredients between 2015 and 2017 in Taiwan Environ. Sci. Pollut. R. 2019 26
Mixed fermentation of soybean meal by protease and probiotics and its effects on growth performance and immune response in broilers J. Appl. Anim. Res. 2019 1 47
Effects of soybean meal fermented by Lactobacillus species and Clostridium butyricum on growth performance, diarrhea incidence and fecal bacteria in weaning piglets Ann. Anim. Sci 2019
Cordyceps militaris hot water extract inhibits lipopolysaccharide-induced inflammatory response in porcine alveolar macrophages by regulation of mitogen-activated protein kinase signaling pathway Can. J. Anim. Sci. 2018 98
Effect of different vitamin D3 metabolites on intestinal calcium homeostasis-related gene expression in broiler chickens Rev. Bras. Zootecn. 2018 47:e20170015
Antibacterial activity of propolins from Taiwanese green propolis J. Food Drug Anal. 2018 26
Optimization of mixed solid-state fermentation of soybean meal by Lactobacillus species and Clostridium butyricum Pol. J. Microbiol. 2018 67
An impact of Deoxynivalenol produced by Fusarium graminearum on broiler chickens J. Anim. Physiol. Anim. Nutr. 2018 4 102
The potential of brown adipogenesis and browning in porcine bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells J. Anim. Sci. 2018 6 96
Optimization of surfactin production from Bacillus subtilis in fermentation and its effects on Clostridium perfringens-induced necrotic enteritis and growth performance in broilers J. Anim. Physiol. Anim. Nutr. 2018 5 102
The influence of LDHA gene polymorphism on relative level of its expression in racing pigeons Acta Sci. Pol. Zootech. 2018 3 17
Polymorphism in the SREBP-1 gene is associated with milk production traits of Jersey cattle Indian J. Anim. Sci. 2017 7 87
PKCε-ALDH2 pathway plays a novel role in adipocyte differentiation PLOS ONE 2016 11:e0161993
Validation of type 2 diabetes risk variants identified by genome-wide association studies in han chinese population: a replication study and meta-analysis. PLOS ONE 2014 9:e95045
Prostaglandin reductase-3 negatively modulates adipogenesis through regulation of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor γ activity. J. Lipid Res. 2013 54
Deficiency of NPGPx, an oxidative stress sensor, leads to obesity in mice and human. EMBO Mol. Med. 2013 5
Docosahexaenoic acid suppresses the expression of FoxO and its target genes. J. Nutr. Biochem. 2012 23
Differential gene expression between the porcine morula and blastocyst. Reprod. Domest. Anim. 2012 47
The function of porcine PPARγ and dietary fish oil effect on the expression of lipid and glucose metabolism related genes. J. Nutr. Biochem. 2011 22
Porcine peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor delta mediates the lipolytic effects of dietary fish oil to reduce body fat deposition. J. Anim. Sci. 2010 88
Docosahexaenoic acid regulates adipogenic genes in myoblasts via porcine peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor γ. J. Anim. Sci. 2008 86
Ectopic expression of porcine peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor δ regulates adipogenesis in mouse myoblasts. J. Anim. Sci. 2008 86
Porcine peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma induces transdifferentiation of myocytes into adipocytes. J. Anim. Sci. 2006 84
Authors Paper Title Conference Name
Cheng YH, Siao YH, Yu YH An impact of deoxynivalenol produced by fusarium graminearum on broiler chickens 18th AAAP Animal Science Congress
Chen YC, Yu YH The potential of brown adipogenesis and browning in porcine bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells 18th AAAP Animal Science Congress
Yu, Y. H. Dietary fish oil regulates glucose and lipid metabolism genes via porcine peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor γ 17th AAAP ANIMAL SCIENCE CONGRESS
Cheng YH, Chang CW, Yu YH Optimization of submerged fermentation of Bacillus subtilis for surfactin production 17th AAAP ANIMAL SCIENCE CONGRESS
Yu YH, Chang YC, Liao PR, Chen CH, Mochly-Rosen D, Chuang LM ALDH2 is a positive regulator of adipocyte differentiation. 10th IDF-WPR Congress & 6th AASD Scientific Meeting
Yu YH, Chang YC, Chuang LM Prostaglandin reductase-2 is a regulator of brown adipocyte lineage commitment and differentiation. 74th American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions
Yu YH, Chang YC, Su TH, Nong JY, Chuang LM Prostaglandin reductase-3 negatively modulates adipogenesis through regulation of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor γ activity. Asia-Pacific Diabetes and Obesity Study Group symposium.
Yu YH, Ding ST Ectopic expression of porcine peroxisome-proliferatoractivated receptor delta regulates adipogenesis in myoblasts. Experimental Biology 2007.
Yu YH, Liu BH, Mersmann HJ, Ding ST The effect of ectopically expressed porcine peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor γ on adipocyte differentiation. 12th AAAP ANIMAL SCIENCE CONGRESS
Book Title Extracted Chapters Publishers Publish Date
eLS online library Molecular Genetics of the Metabolic Syndrome John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1970/01
Project Category Year Project Title Participartor Job Title Period Unit
Research Project 2019 Mechanism of immunomodulation of Bacillus subtilis-fermented product-derived surfactin in broilers Yu-Hsiang Yu Principal Investigator 2019.08 ~ 2020.07 Ministry of Science & Technology
Research Project 2019 Prevention of Clostridium perfringens enteritis in piglets by Bacillus-fermented products Yeong-Hsiang Cheng Wei-Jung Chen Principal Investigator 2019.01 ~ 2019.12 Council of Agriculture
Research Project 2019 Effects of antimicrobial lipopeptide-rich Bacillus subtilis fermentation products on the gut microbiota, immunomodulation, growth performance and prevention of Clostridium perfringens infection in broiler chickens Yu-Hsiang Yu Principal Investigator 2019.01 ~ 2019.12 Chung Cheng Agriculture Science and Social Welfare Foundation
Research Project 2018 Effect of Taiwan green propolis on regulation of glucose and lipid metabolism Yu-Hsiang Yu Principal Investigator 2018.08 ~ 2019.07 Ministry of Science & Technology
Research Project 2018 Development of an intelligent swine breeding and production system Yu-Hsiang Yu Co-Principal Investigator 2018.07 ~ 2021.06 Ministry of Science & Technology
Research Project 2018 Application of probiotics-derived and synthetic antimicrobial peptides as a potential health-promoting feed additive in domestic and companion animals Yu-Hsiang Yu Co-Principal Investigator 2018.06 ~ 2020.05 Ministry of Science & Technology
Research Project 2018 Effects of Bacillus licheniformis solid state fermentation products on the protective immune responses of broiler chickens against Clostridium perfringens challenge Yu-Hsiang Yu Principal Investigator 2018.01 ~ 2018.12 Chung Cheng Agriculture Science and Social Welfare Foundation
Research Project 2018 Improvement of intestinal health in pigs by Bacillus-derived fermented products Yu-Hsiang Yu Co-Principal Investigator 2018.01 ~ 2018.12 Council of Agriculture
Research Project 2017 Dietary Bacillus licheniformis solid-state fermented products alleviate Clostridium perfringens-induced necrotic enteritis in broilers Yu-Hsiang Yu Principal Investigator 2017.01 ~ 2017.12 Chung Cheng Agriculture Science and Social Welfare Foundation
Research Project 2017 Evaluation of fermented products as a antibiotic alternative in broilers Yu-Hsiang Yu Principal Investigator 2017.01 ~ 2017.12 Agricultural Technology Research Institute.
Research Project 2016 The potential and molecular mechanism of browning of porcine white adipose tissue Yu-Hsiang Yu Principal Investigator 2016.08 ~ 2017.07 Ministry of Science & Technology
Publish Date Patent Title Patent Number Patent Country Authors
2019/03/10 Method of preparing zearelenone hydrolase US 10,221,403 B1 USA Yang CK, Yu YH, Huang YC, Liao RW