Dr. Wan-Jr Syu, Professor

Phone: 886-2-2826-7112
E-mail: wjsyu@ym.edu.tw


B. S., 1975 National Taiwan University

M. S., 1979 National Taiwan University

Ph. D., 1987 University of Wisconsin-Madison

Postdoctoral Fellow, 1987-1990 Harvard School of Public Health


@Molecular and immunochemical characterization of pathogens; natural compounds with potential therapeutic usage.



1. Tsai NP, Wu YC, Chen JW, Wu CF, Tzeng CM, Syu WJ. (2005). Multiple functions of l0036 in the regulation of the pathogenicity island of enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157:H7. Biochemical Journal. (in press)

2. Chen JW, Sun CM, Sheng WL, Wang YC, Syu WJ. (2005). Expression analysis of up-regulated genes responding to plumbagin in Escherichia coli. Journal of Bacteriology. (in press)

3. Chiu HJ, Syu WJ (2005) Functional analysis of EspB from enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli. Microbiology 151, 3277-3286.

4. Lio JCW, Syu WJ (2004) Identification of a negative regulator for the pathogenicity island of enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157:H7. J. Biomed. Sci. 11, 855-863.

5. Chiu HJ, Lin WS, Syu W J (2003) Type III secretion of EspB in enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157:H7. Arch Microbiol. 180, 218-26.

6. Shen CC, Syu WJ, Li SY, Lin CH, Lee GH, Sun CM. (2002) Antimicrobial Activities of Naphthazarins from Anebia euchroma. J. Natural Products 65, 1857-1862.

7. Yu SL, Ko KL, Chen CS, Chang YC, and Syu WJ. (2000) Characterization of the distal tail fiber locus and determination of the receptor for phage AR1 that specifically infects E. coli O157:H7. Journal of Bacteriology 182, 5962-5968.


1. Hsu SC, Wu JC, Sheen IJ, Syu WJ (2004) Interaction and replication activation of genotype I and II hepatitis delta antigens. Journal of Virology 78, 2693-2700.

2. Wang SH, Syu WJ, Hu ST (2004) Identification of the homotypic interaction domain of the core protein of dengue virus type 2. Journal of General Virology 85, 2307-2314.

3. Wu CF, Wang SH, Sun CM, Hu ST, Syu W J (2003) Activation of Dengue Protease Autocleavage at the NS2B-NS3 Junction by Recombinant NS3 and GST-NS2B Fusion Proteins. Journal of Virological Methods 114, 45-54.

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