Pro. Juei-Tang Cheng
Prof. Juei-Tang Cheng

Institue of Medical Sciences, College of Health Sciences 

Chang Jung Christian University, Chinese Taipei




1978 Ph.D., Shizuoka College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pharmacology

Publications (Selected)
  1. Lai, D.M., Li, H., Lee, C.C., Tzeng, Y.S., Hsieh, Y.H., Hsu, W.M., Hsieh, F.J., Cheng, J.T. and Tu, Y.K. (2008) Angiopoietin-like protein 1 decreases blood brain barrier damage and edema following focal cerebral ischemia in mice. Neurochem. Int., 52: 470 – 477.
  2. Liu, K.Y., Wu, Y.C., Liu, I.M., Yu, W.C. and Cheng, J.T. (2008) Release of acetylcholine by syringin, an active principle of Eleutherococcus senticosus, to raise insulin secretion in Wistar rats. Neurosci. Lett., 434: 195 -199.
  3. Cheng, J.T. and Tong, Y. C. (2008) Alterations of nerve-growth factor and p75NTR expressions in urinary bladder of fructose-fed obese rats. Neurosci. Lett., 441: 25 – 28.
  4. Yu, B.C., Chang, C.K., Su, C.F. and Cheng, J.T. (2008) Mediation of β-endorphin in andrographolide-induced plasma glucose-lowering action in type I diabetes-like animal. Naunyn-Schmiedeberg's Arch. Pharmacol., 377: 529 – 540.
  5. Huang, C.W., Tsai, J.J., Ou, H.Y., Wang, S.T., Cheng, J.T., Wu, S.N., and Huang, C.C. (2008) Diabetic hyperglycemia is associated with the severity of epileptic seizures in adults. Epilepsy Res.,79: 71 – 77.
  6. Lam, H.B., Yeh, C.H., Cheng, K.C., Hsu, C.T. and Cheng, J.T. (2008) Effect of cholinergic denervation on hepatic fibrosis induced by carbon tetrachloride in rats. Neurosci. Lett., 438: 90 – 95.
  7. Liu, I.M., Chang, C.K., Juang, S.W., Kou, D.H., Tong, Y.C., Cheng K.C. and Cheng, J.T. (2008) Role of hyperglycemia in the pathogenesis of hypotension observed in type-1 diabetic rats. Int. J. Exp. Pathol., 89: 292 – 300.
  8. Lee, L.M., Chang, C.K., Cheng, K.C., Kou, D.H., Liu, I.M. and Cheng, J.T. (2008) Increase of cardiac M2-muscarinic receptor gene expression in type-1 but not in type-2 diabetic rats. Neurosci. Lett., 441: 201 – 204.
  9. Yu, B.C., Chang, C.K., Ou, H.Y., Cheng, K.C. and Cheng, J.T. (2008) Decrease of peroxisome proliferator-activator receptor (PPAR) δ expression in cardiomyopathy of streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats. Cardiovascular Res., 80: 78 – 87.
  10. Wang, M.H., Chang, C.K., Cheng, J.H., Wu, H.T., Li, Y.X. and Cheng, J.T. (2008) Activation of opioid μ-receptor by sinomenine in cell and mice. Neurosci. Lett., 443: 209 – 212.
  11. Tsao, C.W., Lin, Y.S., Cheng, J.T., Lin, C.F., Wu, H.T., Wu, S.R. and Tsai, W.H. (2008) Interferon-?-induced serotonin uptake in Jurkat T cells via mitogen-activated protein kinase and transcriptional regulation of the serotonin transporter. J. Psychopharmacol., 22: 753 – 760.
  12. Su, T.H., Morishima, S., Suzuki, F., Yoshiki, H., Anisuzzaman, A.S.M., Tanaka, T., Cheng, J.T. and Muramatsu, I. (2008) Native profiles of ?1A-adrenoceptor phenotypes in rabbit prostate. Brit. J. Pharmacol., 155: 906 – 912.
  13. Hung, C.H., Chen, Y.W., Shao, D.Z., Chang, C.N., Tsai, Y.Y. and Cheng, J.T. (2008) Exercise pretraining attenuates endotoxin-induced hemodynamic alteration in type I diabetic rats. Appl. Physiol. Nutrit. Metab., 33: 976 – 983.
  14. Ko, W.C., Liu, I.M., Chung, H.H. and Cheng, J.T. (2008) Activation of I2-imidazoline receptors may ameliorate insulin resistance in fructose-rich chow-fed rats. Neurosci. Lett., 448: 90 – 93.
  15. Liang, C.K., Ho, T.Y., Li, T.C., Hsu, W.M., Li, T.M., Lee, Y.C., Ho, W.J., Cheng, J.T., Tzeng, C.Y., Liu, I.T. and Chang, S.L. (2008) A combined therapy using stimulating auricular acupoints enhances lower-level atropine eyedrops when used for myopia control in school-aged children evaluated by a pilot randomized controlled clinical trial. Complement Ther. Med., 16: 305 – 310.
  16. Chen, C.Y., Fujimiya, M., Asakawa, A., Cheng, J.T., Lee, S.D. and Inui, A. (2009) At the cutting edge: ghrelin gene products in food intake and gut motility. Neuroendocrinol., 89: 9 – 17.
  17. Wu, H.T., Chang, C.K., Tsao, C.W., Wen, Y.J. Ling, S.M., Cheng, K.C., Chang C.J. and Cheng, J.T. (2009) Insulin resistance without obesity induced by cotton pellet granuloma in mice. Lab. Invest., 89: 362 – 369.
  18. Yang, T.T., Chang, C.K., Tsao, C.W., Yu, Y.M., Hsu, C.T. and Cheng, J.T. (2009) Activation of muscarinic M-3 receptor may decrease glucose uptake and lipolysis in adipose tissue of rats. Neurosci. Lett., 451: 57 – 59.
  19. Niu, C.S., Yeh, C.H., Yeh, M.F. and Cheng, J.T. (2009) Increase of adipogenesis by ginsenoside (Rh2) in 3T3-L1 cell via an activation of glucocorticoid receptor. Hormone & Metab. Res., 41: 271 – 276.
  20. Huang, C.W., Cheng, J.T., Tsai, J.J., Wu, S.N. and Huang. C.C. (2009) Diabetic hyperglycemia aggravated seizures and status epilepticus-induced hippocampal damage. Neurotox Res., 15: 71-81.
  21. Yang, P.S., Lee, J.J., Tsao, C.W., Wu, H.T. and Cheng, J.T. (2009) Stimulatory effect of stevioside on peripheral mu opioid receptors in animals. Neurosci. Lett., 454: 72 – 75.
  22. Yeh,C.H., Chang, C.K., Cheng, M.F., Lin, H.J. and Cheng, J.T. (2009) The antioxidative effect of bone morphogenetic protein-7 against high glucose-induced oxidative stress in mesangial cells. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun., 382: 292-297.
  23. Su, C.H., Liu, I.M., Chung, H.H. and Cheng, J.T. (2009) Activation of I2-imidazoline receptors by agmatine improved insulin sensitivity through two mechanisms in type-2 diabetic rats. Neurosci. Lett., 457: 125 – 128.
  24. Kou, D.H., Yeh, C.H., Shieh, P.C., Cheng, K.C., Li , Y.X., Chen F.A. and Cheng, J.T. (2009) Effect of ShanZha, a Chinese herbal product, on obesity and dyslipidemia in hamsters receiving high-fat diet. J. Ethnopharmacol., 124: 544 -550.
  25. Chien, C.S., Cheng, S.C., Wu, H.T., Tsao, C.W. and Cheng, J.T. (2009) Insulin resistance induced by glucosamine in fructose-fed rats. Hormone & Metab. Res.,41: 542 – 547.
  26. Yeh, C.H., Chang, C.K., Cheng, M.F., Lin, H.J. and Cheng, J.T. (2009) Decrease of bone morphogenetic protein-7 (BMP-7) and its type II receptor (BMP-RII) in kidney of type-1 like diabetic rats. Hormone & Metab. Res., 41: 605 – 611.
  27. Yang, T.T., Liu, I.M., Wu, H.T. and Cheng, J.T. (2009) Mediation of Protein Kinase C zeta in μ-Opioid Receptor Activation for Increase of Glucose Uptake into Cultured Myoblast C2C12 Cells. Neurosci. Lett.,465: 177 – 180.
  28. Lin, R.T., Tzeng, C.Y., Lee, Y.C., Ho, W.J., Cheng, J.T., Lin, J.G. and Chang, S.L. (2009) Acute effect of electroacupuncture at the Zusanli acupoints on decreasing insulin resistance as shown by lowering plasma free fatty acid levels in steroid-background male rats. BMC Complement. Altern. Med., 9: 26.
  29. Cheng, T.C., Lin, C.S., Hsu, C.C., Chen, L.J., Cheng, K.C. and Cheng, J.T. (2009) Activation of muscarinic M-1 cholinoceptors by curcumin to increase glucose uptake into skeletal muscle isolated from Wistar rats. Neurosci. Lett.,. 465: 238 – 241.
  30. Shieh, J.M., Wu, H.T., Cheng, K.C. and Cheng, J.T. (2009) Melatonin Ameliorates High Fat Diet-Induced Diabetes and Stimulates Glycogen Synthesis via a PKCtheda-Akt-GSK3beta Pathway in Hepatic Cells. J. Pineal Res.,47: 339 – 344.