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Liu, Yen-Wenn
  • Project Assistant Professor
  • Education: PhD in Pharmacy, Taipei Medical University ; Postdoc. Research, Institute of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, National Yang-Ming University
  • Office: R512, 5F, Tradition Medicine Building
  • Phone: 886-2-28267000#5641


Probiotics; Psychobiotics; Functional lactic acid bacteria; Immunomodulation; Pharmacy.



  • Yen-Wenn Liu, Wei-Kee Ong, Yu-Wen Su, Chih-Chieh Hsu, Tzu-Hao Cheng, Ying-Chieh Tsai*. Anti-inflammatory effects of Lactobacillus brevis K65 on RAW 264.7 cells and in mice with dextran sulphate sodium-induced ulcerative colitis. Beneficial Microbes. 2016, 7(3): 387-396.


  • Yen-Wenn Liu, Wei-Hsien Liu, Chien-Chen Wu, Yi-Chen Juan, Yu-Chen Wu, Huei-Ping Tsai, Sabrina Wang, Ying-Chieh Tsai*. Psychotropic effects of Lactobacillus plantarum PS128 in early life-stressed and naïve adult mice. Brain Research. 2016, 1631: 1-12.


  • Wei-Hsien Liu#, Yen-Wenn Liu#, Zih-Fong Chen, Wen-Fei Chiou, Ying-Chieh Tsai*, Chien-Chih Chen*. Calophyllolide content in Calophyllum inophyllum at different stages of maturity and its osteogenic activity. Molecules. 2015, 20: 12314-12327. (SCI) (#equal contribution)


  • Yen-Wenn Liu, Tzu-Yen Fu, Wu-Shun Peng, Yu-Han Chen, Yong-Mei Cao, Chun-Chiang Chen, Wei-Lian Hung, Ying-Chieh Tsai*. Evaluation of the potential anti-allergic effects of heat-inactivated Lactobacillus paracasei V0151 in vitro, ex vivo, and in vivo. Beneficial Microbes. 2015;6(5):697-705.


  • Yu-Ling Huang, Chia-Hsin Lee, Jyh-Fei Liao, Yen-Wenn Liu, Wen-Fei Chiou*. Protective effects of ugonin K on hydrogen peroxide-induced osteoblast cell damage. Journal of Functional Foods. 2015, 15: 487-496.


  • Phoebe B. Chen, Hsiao-Chi Wang, Yen-Wenn Liu, Shih-Hang Lin, Lee-Yan Sheen*. Immunomodulatory activities of polysaccharides from Chlorella pyrenoidosa in a mouse model. Journal of Functional Foods. 2014, 11: 103-113.


  • Yen-Wenn Liu, Tan-Wei Liao, Yu-Han Chen, Yi-Chin Chiang, Ying-Chieh Tsai*. Oral administration of heat-inactivated Lactobacillus plantarum K37 modulated airway hyperresponsiveness in ovalbumin-sensitized BALB/c mice. PLoS One. 2014, 9(6): e100105.


  • Yen-Wenn Liu, Hui-Ching Mei, Yu-Wen Su, Hsiu-Tzu Fan, Chien-Chih Chen*, Ying-Chieh Tsai*. Inhibitory activities of Pleurotus tuber-regium mycelia and bioactive constituents on LPS-induced proinflammatory responses in RAW 264.7 cells. Journal of Functional Foods. 2014, 7: 662-670.


  • Wen-Fei Chiou*, Yu-Ling Huang, Yen-Wenn Liu. (+)-Vitisin A Inhibits Osteoclast Differentiation by Preventing TRAF6 Ubiquitination and TRAF6-TAK1 Formation to Suppress NFATc1 Activation. PLoS One. 2014, 9(2): e89159.


  • sao, Chun-Fan Chang, William WL Hsiao, Tze-Jung Yeh, Ching-Mao Chang, Yen-Wenn Liu, Tse-Yi Wang, Ko-Chun Yang, Chen TJ, Tsung-Jui Chen, Jen-Chih Chen, Kuang-Chi Chen, Cheng-Yan Kao*. Genotyping of human neutrophil antigens (HNA) from whole genome sequencing data. BMC Medical Genomics. 2013 Sep 12;6:31. doi: 10.1186/1755-8794-6-31.


  • Yen-Wenn Liu, Yu-Jou Huang, Wen-Fei Chiou*. A special ingredient (VtR) containing oligostilbenes isolated from Vitis thunbergii prevents bone loss in ovariectomized mice: in vitro and in vivo study. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 2013, 2013: 409421. doi: 10.1155/2013/409421.


  • Wenn Liu, Yi-Chin Chiang, Shiou-Huei Chao, Nai-Wen Mei, Yu-Wen Liu, Ying-Chieh Tsai*. Immunomodulatory activity of Lactococcus lactis subsp. lactis A17 from Taiwan fermented cabbage in OVA-sensitized BALB/c mice. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 2013; 2013: 287803. doi: 10.1155/2013/287803.


  • Hsueh-Ting Chu, William W. L. Hsiao, Jen-Chih Chen, Theresa Tsun-Hui Tsao, Tze-Jung Yeh, Mong-Hsun Tsai, Han Lin, Yen-Wenn Liu, Sheng-An Lee, Chaur-Chin Chen, Cheng-Yan Kao*. EBARDenovo: Highly accurate de novo assembly of RNA-Seq with efficient chimera-detection. Bioinformatics, 2013, 29(8): 1004-1010. doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btt092.


  • Hsueh-Ting Chu, William W. L. Hsiao, Theresa Tsun-Hui Tsao, Ching-Mao Chang, Yen-Wenn Liu, Chen-Chieh Fan, Hen-Hong Chang, Tze-Jung Yeh, Jen-Chih Chen, Chaur-Chin Chen, Cheng-Yan Kao*. Quantitative assessment of mitochondrial DNA copies from whole genome sequencing as a biomarker of aging. (BMC Genomics. 2012; 13 Suppl 7: S5. doi: 10.1186/1471-2164-13-S7-S5.)


  • Yen-Wenn Liu, Kuan-Hung Lu, Chi-Tang Ho, Lee-Yan Sheen*. Protective effects of Antrodia cinnamomea against liver injury. Journal of Traditional and Complementary Medicine. 2012. Oct. 2: 284-294. (Review Article)


  • Yeh-Lin Lu, Cho-Yun Chia, Yen-Wenn Liu, Wen-Chi Hou*. The Biological activity and applications of dioscorins, yam major tuber storage proteins. Journal of Traditional and Complementary Medicine. 2012. 2: 41-46. (Review Article)


  • Yen-Wenn Liu, Yu-Wen Su, Wei-Kee Ong, Tzu-Hao Cheng*, Ying-Chieh Tsai*. Oral administration of Lactobacillus plantarum K68 ameliorates DSS-induced ulcerative colitis in BALB/c mice via the anti-inflammatory and immunomodulatory activities. International Immunopharmacology. 2011. 11: 2159-2166.

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