Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Kun-Ming Chen, PhD, MS

Kun-Ming Chen, PhD, MS

Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Scientific Program:Mechanisms of Carcinogenesis
kzc3@psu.edu

Research Interests

  • dibenzo(a,l)pyrene
  • Tobacco
  • Carcinogens
  • Neoplasms
  • DNA Damage
  • Rubus
  • Carcinogenesis
  • Mouth
  • Smoke
  • DNA Adducts
  • Proteins
  • Environmental Pollutants

Recent Publications

2022

Chen, KM, Sun, YW, Sun, D, Gowda, K, Amin, S & El-Bayoumy, K 2022, 'Black Raspberry Extract Enhances Glutathione Conjugation of the Fjord-Region Diol Epoxide Derived from the Tobacco Carcinogen Dibenzo[ def, p]chrysene in Human Oral Cells', Chemical research in toxicology, vol. 35, no. 11, pp. 2152-2159. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.chemrestox.2c00246
Chen, KM, Sun, YW, Krebs, NM, Sun, D, Krzeminski, J, Reinhart, L, Gowda, K, Amin, S, Mallery, S, Richie, JP & El-Bayoumy, K 2022, 'Detection of DNA adducts derived from the tobacco carcinogens, benzo[a]pyrene and dibenzo[def,p]chrysene in human oral buccal cells', Carcinogenesis, vol. 43, no. 8, pp. 746-753. https://doi.org/10.1093/carcin/bgac058
Sales, AH, Kolbanovskiy, M, Geacintov, NE, Chen, KM, Sun, YW & El-Bayoumy, K 2022, 'Treatment of Human HeLa Cells with Black Raspberry Extracts Enhances the Removal of DNA Lesions by the Nucleotide Excision Repair Mechanism', Antioxidants, vol. 11, no. 11, 2110. https://doi.org/10.3390/antiox11112110

2021

Stairs, DB, Landmesser, ME, Aliaga, C, Chen, KM, Sun, YW & El-Bayoumy, K 2021, 'Black raspberry restores the expression of the tumor suppressor p120ctn in the oral cavity of mice treated with the carcinogen dibenzo[a,l] pyrene diol epoxide', PloS one, vol. 16, no. 11 November, e0259998. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0259998
Sun, YW, Chen, KM, Atkins, H, Aliaga, C, Gordon, T, Guttenplan, JB & El-Bayoumy, K 2021, 'Effects of E-Cigarette Aerosols with Varying Levels of Nicotine on Biomarkers of Oxidative Stress and Inflammation in Mice', Chemical research in toxicology, vol. 34, no. 4, pp. 1161-1168. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.chemrestox.1c00033
Chen, KM, Thompson, H, Vanden-Heuvel, JP, Sun, YW, Trushin, N, Aliaga, C, Gowda, K, Amin, S, Stanley, B, Manni, A & El-Bayoumy, K 2021, 'Lipoxygenase catalyzed metabolites derived from docosahexaenoic acid are promising antitumor agents against breast cancer', Scientific reports, vol. 11, no. 1, 410. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-79716-x

2020

El-Bayoumy, K, Christensen, ND, Hu, J, Viscidi, R, Stairs, DB, Walter, V, Chen, KM, Sun, YW, Muscat, JE & Richie, JP 2020, 'An integrated approach for preventing oral cavity and oropharyngeal cancers: Two etiologies with distinct and shared mechanisms of carcinogenesis', Cancer Prevention Research, vol. 13, no. 8, pp. 649-660. https://doi.org/10.1158/1940-6207.CAPR-20-0096
Chen, KM, Sun, YW, Kawasawa, YI, Salzberg, AC, Zhu, J, Gowda, K, Aliaga, C, Amin, S, Atkins, H & El-Bayoumy, K 2020, 'Black raspberry inhibits oral tumors in mice treated with the tobacco smoke constituent dibenzo(def,p)chrysene via genetic and epigenetic alterations', Cancer Prevention Research, vol. 13, no. 4, pp. 357-365. https://doi.org/10.1158/1940-6207.CAPR-19-0496
Christensen, ND, Chen, KM, Hu, J, Stairs, DB, Sun, YW, Aliaga, C, Balogh, KK, Atkins, H, Shearer, D, Li, J, Brendle, SA, Gowda, K, Amin, S, Walter, V, Viscidi, R & El-Bayoumy, K 2021, 'The environmental pollutant and tobacco smoke constituent dibenzo[def,p]chrysene is a co-factor for malignant progression of mouse oral papillomavirus infections', Chemico-Biological Interactions, vol. 333, 109321. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cbi.2020.109321

2019

Guttenplan, JB, Chen, KM, Sun, YW, Shalaby, NAE, Kosinska, W, Desai, D, Gowda, K, Amin, S & El-Bayoumy, K 2019, 'Effects of the Tobacco Carcinogens N′-Nitrosonornicotine and Dibenzo[ a, l]pyrene Individually and in Combination on DNA Damage in Human Oral Leukoplakia and on Mutagenicity and Mutation Profiles in lacI Mouse Tongue', Chemical research in toxicology, vol. 32, no. 9, pp. 1893-1899. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.chemrestox.9b00257
Sun, YW, Xu, H, Benitez, G, Chen, KM, Stanley, A, Stanley, B, Zhu, J, Thompson, H, Manni, A & El-Bayoumy, K 2019, 'Omega-3 Fatty Acids Responsive Proteins and Reduction in Breast Density in Obese Postmenopausal Women', Journal of Proteome Research, vol. 18, no. 9, pp. 3461-3469. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jproteome.9b00356

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