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Representative Publications 

Journal Publication:

• Tang M, Loo JF, Wang Y, Zhang X, Kwok HC, Hui M, Leung CC, Kong SK, Wang G, Ho HP. Motor-assisted chip-in-a-tube (MACT): a new 2- and 3-dimensional centrifugal microfluidic platform for biomedical applications. Lab Chip. 2017, 17:474-483.

Wang Y, He H, Wang S, Liu Y, Hu M, Cao Y, Kong S, Wei X, Wang C. Photostimulation by femtosecond laser triggers restorable fragmentation in single mitochondrion. J Biophotonics. 2017, 10:286-293.

• Loo JF, Kwok HC, Leung CC, Wu SY, Law IL, Cheung YK, Cheung YY, Chin ML, Kwan P, Hui M, Kong SK, Ho HP. Sample-to-answer on molecular diagnosis of bacterial infection using integrated lab--on--a--disc. Biosens Bioelectron. 2017, 93:212-219.

• Chen J, Cong H, Loo FC, Kang Z, Tang M, Zhang H, Wu SY, Kong SK, Ho HP. Thermal gradient induced tweezers for the manipulation of particles and cells. Sci Rep. 2016, 6:35814.

• Peng F, He J, Loo JF, Yao J, Shi L, Liu C, Zhao C, Xie W, Shao Y, Kong SK, Gu D. Identification of microRNAs in Throat Swab as the Biomarkers for Diagnosis of Influenza. Int J Med Sci. 2016, 13:77-84.

• Chen J, Kang Z, Kong SK, Ho HP. Plasmonic random nanostructures on fiber tip for trapping live cells and colloidal particles. Opt Lett. 2015, 40:3926-9.

• Loo JF, Wang SS, Peng F, He JA, He L, Guo YC, Gu DY, Kwok HC, Wu SY, Ho HP, Xie WD, Shao YH, Kong SK. A non-PCR SPR platform using RNase H to detect MicroRNA 29a-3p from throat swabs of human subjects with influenza A virus H1N1 infection. Analyst. 2015, 140:4566-75.

• Chen J, Kang Z, Wang G, Loo JF, Kong SK, Ho HP. Optofluidic guiding, valving, switching and mixing based on plasmonic heating in a random gold nanoisland substrate. Lab Chip. 2015, 15:2504-12.

• Kang Z, Chen J, Wu SY, Chen K, Kong SK, Yong KT, Ho HP. Trapping and assembling of particles and live cells on large-scale random gold nano-island substrates. Sci Rep. 2015, 5:9978.

• Cheung AK, Yang AK, Ngai BH, Yu SS, Gao M, Lau PM, Kong SK. Quantitative detection of eryptosis in human erythrocytes using tunable resistive pulse sensing and annexin-V-beads. Analyst. 2015, 140:1337-48.

• Ho HP, Lau PM, Kwok HC, Wu SY, Gao M, Cheung AK, Chen Q, Wang G, Kwan YW, Wong CK, Kong SK. Allergen screening bioassays: recent developments in lab-on-a-chip and lab-on-a-disc systems. Bioanalysis. 2014, 6:2005-18.

• Gao M, Lau PM, Kong SK. Mitochondrial toxin betulinic acid induces in vitro eryptosis in human red blood cells through membrane permeabilization. Arch Toxicol. 2014, 88:755-68.

• Ng SP, Loo FC, Wu SY, Kong SK, Wu CM, Ho HP. Common-path spectral interferometry with temporal carrier for highly sensitive surface plasmon resonance sensing. Opt Express. 2013, 21:20268-73.

• Loo JF, Lau PM, Ho HP, Kong SK. An aptamer-based bio-barcode assay with isothermal recombinase polymerase amplification for cytochrome-c detection and anti-cancer drug screening. Talanta. 2013, 115:159-65.

• Wang G, Ho HP, Chen Q, Yang AK, Kwok HC, Wu SY, Kong SK, Kwan YW, Zhang X. A lab-in-a-droplet bioassay strategy for centrifugal microfluidics with density difference pumping, power to disc and bidirectional flow control. Lab Chip. 2013, 13:3698-706.

• Cheung KL, Chen H, Chen Q, Wang J, Ho HP, Wong CK, Kong SK. CTAB-coated gold nanorods elicit allergic response through degranulation and cell death in human basophils. Nanoscale. 2012, 4:4447-9.

• Qian EW, Ge DT, Kong SK. Salidroside protects human erythrocytes against hydrogen peroxide-induced apoptosis. J Nat Prod. 2012, 75:531-7.

• Gao M, Cheung KL, Lau IP, Yu WS, Fung KP, Yu B, Loo JF, Kong SK. Polyphyllin D induces apoptosis in human erythrocytes through Ca²⁺ rise and membrane permeabilization. Arch Toxicol. 2012, 86:741-52.

• Lau IP, Chen H, Wang J, Ong HC, Leung KC, Ho HP, Kong SK. In vitro effect of CTAB- and PEG-coated gold nanorods on the induction of eryptosis/erythroptosis in human erythrocytes. Nanotoxicology. 2012, 6:847-56.

• Huang YH, Ho HP, Wu SY, Kong SK, Wong WW, Shum P. Phase sensitive SPR sensor for wide dynamic range detection. Opt Lett. 2011, 36:4092-4.

• Tsang TY, Tang WY, Chan JY, Co NN, Au Yeung CL, Yau PL, Kong SK, Fung KP, Kwok TT. P-glycoprotein enhances radiation-induced apoptotic cell death through the regulation of miR-16 and Bcl-2 expressions in hepatocellular carcinoma cells. Apoptosis. 2011, 16:524-35.

• He H, Chan KT, Kong SK. Role of nuclear tubule on the apoptosis of HeLa cells induced by femtosecond laser. Appl Phys Lett, 2010, 96:223701-223703.


Book Chapters:
• Ho HP, Loo FC, Wu SY, Gu D, Yong KT, Kong SK. MicroRNA Biosensing with Two-Dimensional Surface Plasmon Resonance Imaging. Methods Mol Biol. 2017, 1571:117-127.

• He H, Ong RCY, Chan KT, Ho HP, and Kong SK (2010) Practical considerations in acquiring biological signals from confocal microscope, published in Techniques in Confocal Microscopy. Academic Press, Chapter 2, pg.21-26.