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Po-Tsang Lee Associate Professor

Po-Tsang Lee Associate Professor
Education: Ph.D., Aberdeen University, U.K.
Field of Specialization: Bacterial Fish Pathology, Immunology, Molecular Biology, Aquaculture
Lab: Laboratory of Fish Disease & Immunity (Life Science Building Room 608)
TEL: 886-2-24622192 Ext.5241
E-mail: leepotsang@email.ntou.edu.tw

Refereed Papers

  1. PT Lee, J Zou, JW Holland, SAM Martin, T Kanellos, CJ Secombes* (2013) Identification and characterization of TLR7, TLR8a2, TLR8b1 and TLR8b2 genes in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar). Developmental and Comparative Immunology 41: 295-305.
  2. PT Lee, J Zou, JW Holland, SAM Martin, B Collet, T Kanellos, CJ Secombes* (2014) Identification and characterisation of TLR18-21 genes in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar). Fish and Shellfish Immunology 41: 549-559.
  3. J Zou, B Gorgoglione, NGH Taylor, T Summathed, PT Lee, A Panigrahi, C Genet, YM Chen, TY Chen, MU Hassan, SM Mughal, P Boudinot, CJ Secombes* (2014) Salmonids Have an Extraordinary Complex Type I IFN System: Characterization of the IFN Locus in Rainbow Trout Oncorhynchus mykiss Reveals Two Novel IFN Subgroups. Journal of Immunology 193(5): 2273-2286.
  4. PT Lee, J Zou, JW Holland, SAM Martin, CJW Scott, T Kanellos, CJ Secombes* (2015) Functional characterisation of a TLR accessory protein, UNC93B1, in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar). Developmental and Comparative Immunology 50: 38-48.
  5. S Yoon, A Alnabulsi, TY Wang, PT Lee, TY Chen, S Bird, J Zou, CJ Secombes* (2016) Analysis of interferon gamma protein expression in zebrafish (Danio rerio). Fish and Shellfish Immunology 57: 79-86.
  6. PT Lee, S Bird, J Zou, SAM Martin* (2017) Phylogeny and expression analysis of C-reactive protein (CRP) and serum amyloid-P (SAP) like genes reveal two distinct groups in fish. Fish and Shellfish Immunology 65: 42-51.
  7. PT Lee*, ZH Liao, HT Huang, CY Chuang, FH Nan (2020) β-glucan alleviates the immunosuppressive effects of oxytetracycline on the non-specific immune responses and resistance against Vibrio alginolyticus infection in Epinephelus fuscoguttatus × Epinephelus lanceolatus hybrids. Fish and Shellfish Immunology 100: 467-475.
  8. IP Kuo, PT Lee, FH Nan* (2020) Rheum officinale extract promotes the innate immunity of orange-spotted grouper (Epinephelus coioides) and exerts strong bactericidal activity against six aquatic pathogens. Fish and Shellfish Immunology 102: 117-124.
  9. PT Lee, HTQ Tran, HT Huang, FH Nan, MC Lee* (2020) Sargassum horneri extracts stimulate innate immunity, enhance growth performance, and upregulate immune genes in the white shrimp Litopenaeus vannamei. Fish and Shellfish Immunology 102: 276-285.
  10. PT Lee, MC Lee, YT Huang, ZH Liao, HT Huang, YS Ho, FH Nan* (2020) Polysaccharides from the green alga Caulerpa racemosa (agardh, 1873) improve the immune response and antioxidant status in the white shrimp Litopenaeus vannamei (Boone, 1931) (Dendrobranchiata, Penaeidae). Crustaceana 93: 611-632.
  11. PT Lee, CM Wen, FH Nan, HY Yeh, MC Lee* (2020) Immunostimulatory effects of Sarcodia suiae water extracts on Nile tilapia Oreochromis niloticus and its resistance against Streptococcus agalactiae. Fish and Shellfish Immunology 103: 159-168.
  12. PT Lee*, TH Ho, BT Nguyen, YL Lin, PY Chiu (2020) Expression profile, subcellular localization and signaling pathway analysis of fish-specific TLR25 in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus). Fish and Shellfish Immunology 104: 141-154.
  13. PT Lee, YS Wu, HY Chen, ZH Liao, HT Huang, YC Chen, FH Nan* (2020) Positive and synergistic effects of oxytetracycline and β-glucan on non-specific immune responses in white shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei) (Boone, 1931) (Dendrobranchiata, Penaeidae). Crustaceana 93: 633-651.
  14. NB Trung, PT Lee* (2020) Functional characterization of myeloid differentiation factor 88 in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part B 250C, 110485.
  15. PT Lee, HY Chen, ZH Liao, HT Huang, TC Chang, C-T Huang, MC Lee, FH Nan* (2020). Effects of three medicinal herbs Bidens pilosa, Lonicera japonica, and Cyathula officinalis on growth and non-specific immune responses of cobia (Rachycentron canadum). Fish and Shellfish Immunology 106: 526-535.
  16. HVT Ngo, HT Huang, PT Lee, ZH Liao, HY Chen, FH Nan* (2020). Effects of Phyllanthus amarus extract on nonspecific immune responses, growth, and resistance to Vibrio alginolyticus in white shrimp Litopenaeus vannamei. Fish and Shellfish Immunology, 107 (A): 1-8.
  17. NB Trung, FH Nan, IJ Wang, YC Wu, CM Wen, MC Lee, HT Hang, PT Lee* (2021). Expression, signal transduction, and function analysis of TIRAP and TRIF in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus). Developmental and Comparative Immunology 117:103991.
  18. JY Loh*, KS Lai, PT Lee, HJ Liew, ASY Ting (2021). Effects of Artemia nauplii bioencapsulated with Lactococcus lactis subsp. lactis CF4MRS and sodium alginate on edwardsiellosis protection and digestive enzyme production in climbing perch larvae, Anabas testudineus (Bloch, 1792). Journal of Applied Aquaculture. DOI: 10.1080/10454438.2021.1935389.
  19. MC Lee*, HY Yeh, FJ Jhang, PT Lee, YK Lin, FH Nan (2021). Enhancing growth, phycoerythrin production, and pigment composition in the red alga Colaconema sp. through optimal environmental conditions in an indoor system. Bioresource Technology 333:125199.
  20. HT Huang, PT Lee, ZH Liao, CT Huang, HY Chen, ZG Huang, Fan-Hua Nan* (2021). Raw garlic (Allium sativum) improves nonspecific immune responses and resistance against Vibrio alginolyticus infection in grouper (Epinephelus coioides). Journal of Marine Science and Technology, Taiwan. 29 (6):4.
  21. PT Lee, J Huang, CY Huang, ZX Liu, HY Yeh, HT Huang, LL Chen, FH Nan, MC Lee (2021). Phycoerythrin from Colaconema sp. Has Immunostimulatory Effects on the Whiteleg Shrimp Litopenaeus vannamei and Increases Resistance to Vibrio parahaemolyticus and White Spot Syndrome Virus. Animals, 11(8):2371.
  22. NR Dewi, HT Huang, YS Wu, ZH Liao, YJ Lin, PT Lee, FH Nan* (2021). Guava (Psidium guajava) leaf extract enhances immunity, growth, and resistance against Vibrio parahaemolyticus in white shrimp Penaeus vannamei. Fish and Shellfish Immunology, 18:S1050-4648(21)00239-4.
  23. CC Tsang, HY Yeh, ZH Liao, SW Hung, B Chen, PT Lee, FH Nan, WL Shih, CC Chang, MC Lee*. (2021). An in vitro study shows the potential of Nostoc commune (Cyanobacteria) polysaccharides extract for wound-healing and anti-allergic use in the cosmetics industry. Journal of Functional Foods, 87: 104754.
  24. PT Lee, HY Yeh, WQC Lung, J Huang, YJ Chen, B Chen, FH Nan, MC Lee* (2021). R-Phycoerythrin from Colaconema formosanum (Rhodophyta), an Anti-Allergic and Collagen Promoting Material for Cosmeceuticals. Applied Sciences, 11 (20), 9425.
  25. NB Trung, FH Nan, MC Lee, JY Loh, HY Gong, MW Lu, HT Hang, YL Lin, PT Lee* (2021). Fish-specific TLR18 in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) recruits MyD88 and TRIF to induce expression of effectors in NF-κB and IFN pathways in melanomacrophages. Fish and Shellfish Immunology, 4 (119):587-601.
  26. E Wangkahart, S Wachiraamonloed, PT Lee, PA Subramani, Z Qi, B Wang (2021). Impacts of Aegle marmelos fruit extract as a medicinal herb on growth performance, antioxidant and immune responses, digestive enzymes, and disease resistance against Streptococcus agalactiae in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus). Fish and Shellfish Immunology, 120: 402-410.
  27. PT Lee, Fernando YY, CF Low, JY Loh*, CM Chong* (2021). Gut immune system and the implications of oral-administered immunoprophylaxis in finfish aquaculture. Frontiers in Immunology, 12: 5312.
  28. E Wankahart, P Kersanté, PT Lee, O Sanbut, S Nontasan, A Chantiratikul (2022). Effect of Kera-Stim®50, a feed additive containing free amino acid mix on growth, antioxidant and immune responses, digestive enzymes, and fatty acid composition in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus). Aquaculture, 551: 737874.
  29. PT Lee, FH Nan, PY Chiu, CC Tseng*, MC Lee* (2022). Sarcodia suiae water extract promotes the expression of proinflammatory and Th1-type cytokines and delay the onset of mortality in cobia (Rachycentron canadum) during Photobacterium damselae subsp. damselae infection. Frontiers in Immunology, 12:801501.
  30. PT Lee§, YS Wu§, CC Tseng, JY Lu*, MC Lee* (2022). Dietary Agaricus blazei spent substrate improves disease resistance of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) against Streptococcus agalactiae in vivo. Journal of Marine Science and Engineering, 10(1):100.
  31. HC Chuang, HT Huang, NR Dewi, HH Hsiao, BY Chen, ZH Liao, MC Lee, PT Lee, YS Wu, YJ Lin, FH Nan * (2022). Effect of Methylmercury Exposure on Bioaccumulation and Nonspecific Immune Respsonses in Hybrid Grouper Epinephelus fuscoguttatus × Epinephelus lanceolatus. Animals, 12(2):147.
  32. B Chen, HY Yeh, CH Huang, WQC Lung, YJ Chen, PT Lee, FH Nan, MC Lee* (2022). Effects of indoor cultural conditions on the growth and the phycoerythrin content of Proteomonas sulcata (Cryptophyta) assessed by flow cytometry. Journal of Applied Phycology, 10.1007/s10811-022-02714-1.
  33. ZH Liao, HC Chuang, HT Huang, PH Wang, BY Chen, PT Lee, YS Wu, FH Nan* (2022). Bioaccumulation of arsenic and immunotoxic effect in white shrimp (Penaeus vannamei) exposed to trivalent arsenic. Fish and Shellfish Immunology, 122:376-385.
  34. PT Lee, J Huang, FH Nan* (2022). Inactivated whole vaccine inhibits lethal Vibrio harveyi infection in Oplegnathus punctatus. Journal of Marine Science and Engineering, 10, 625.
  35. TP Nguyen, BT Nguyen, FH Nan, MC Lee, PT Lee* (2022). TLR23, a fish-specific TLR, recruits MyD88 and TRIF to activate expression of a range of effectors in melanomacrophages in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus). Fish and Shellfish Immunology, 126, 34-46.
  36. NB Trung, PT Nguyen, HY Hsueh, JY Loh, E Wangkahart, ASF Wong, PT Lee* (2022). Sterile alpha and TIR motif-containing protein 1 is a negative regulator in the anti-bacterial immune responses in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus). Frontiers in Immunology, 13:940877.
  37. MC Lee*, CY Huang, CL Lai, HY Yeh, J Huang, WQC Lung, PT Lee, FH Nan (2022). Colaconema formosanumSarcodia suae, and Nostoc commune as Fermentation Substrates for Bioactive Substance Production. Fermentation 20228, 343.
  38. MA Diallo, S Pirotte, YL Hu, L Morvan, K Rakus, S Nicolas, PT Lee, S Hisao, Y Xu, D Andrew, P Tompa, J Sussman, A Vanderplasschen* (2022). A fish herpesvirus highlights functional diversities among Zα domains related to phase separation induction and A-to-Z conversion. Nucleic Acids Research. gkac761, https://doi.org/10.1093/nar/gkac761.
  39. MY Huang, CY Lo, CY Lai, JD Yu, PT Lee* (2023). Dietary supplementation of synbiotic Leuconostoc mesenteroide B4 and dextran improves immune regulation and disease resistance of Penaeus vannamei against Vibrio parahaemolyticus. Fish & Shellfish Immunology, 132, 108498.
  40. WQC Lung, J Wungen-Sani, CC Huang, CL Chen, HC Lai, YF Hu, PT Lee, FH Nan, HY Yeh*, MC Lee* (2023). Identification of Rhodosorus marinus isolated in Taiwan and study on its optimum culture conditions. Journal of Applied Phycology, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10811-023-02926-z.
  41. G Maurus, TH Ho, PT Lee* (2023). Effects of dietary Scutellaria baicalensis extract on growth performance, immune-related genes expression, and resistance against Vibrio parahaemolyticus in white shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei). Research in Veterinary Science, 159, 160-170.
  42. TP Nguyen, NB Trung, TNL Dao, TH Ho, PT Lee* (2023). Investigation of the functional role of UNC93B1 in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus): mRNA expression, subcellular localization, and physical interaction with fish-specific TLRs. Fish & Shellfish Immunology, 139:108902.
  43. U. Vakaloloma, T.H. Ho, JY Loh, CM Chong, E Wangkahart, MC Lee, FH Nan, HC Lai, PT Lee* (2023). Modulation of immune genes in the mucosal-associated lymphoid tissues of cobia by Sarcodia suae extract. Veterinary Research Communications. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11259-023-10152-8
  44. Eakapol W.*, Pierrick K., Janjira P., Supap N., Sirinya P., Phitcharat S., PT Lee, Anut C., Luxsanawadee S., Noppakun P. (2023) Effects of a free amino acid mixture in replacing dietary fishmeal and reducing Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus). Aquaculture Reports, 32, 101739.
  45. MC Lee, CT Lo, TH Ho, LL Chen, FH Nan, HC Lai, Eakapol W., PT Lee* (2023) Assessment of Bacillus subtilis fermented Caulerpa microphysa byproduct as feed additive on the growth performance, immune regulation and disease resistance of white shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei), Fish & Shellfish Immunology, 142, 109134.