Works (27)

Updated: March 11th, 2024 08:13

2023 journal article

Characterization of protein concentrates obtained by defatting cricket, locust, and silkworm powders using one-step organic solvent extraction

LWT-FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 182.

By: A. Rose*, Y. Chiu n, C. Showman*, K. Ku*, J. Jaczynski* & K. Matak*

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 21, 2023

2023 journal article

Chronic BMAA exposure combined with TDP-43 mutation elicits motor neuron dysfunction phenotypes in mice

NEUROBIOLOGY OF AGING, 126, 44–57.

By: F. Arnold*, M. Burns*, Y. Chiu n, J. Carvalho*, A. Nguyen*, P. Ralph*, A. La Spada*, C. Bennett*

author keywords: BMAA; TDP-43; ALS; Mass-spectrometry; Guam; Parkinsonism
MeSH headings : Animals; Mice; Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis / chemically induced; Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis / genetics; Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis / metabolism; Neurodegenerative Diseases / complications; Motor Neurons / pathology; Phenotype; Amino Acids, Diamino / toxicity; Amino Acids, Diamino / genetics; DNA-Binding Proteins / genetics; DNA-Binding Proteins / metabolism; Disease Models, Animal
TL;DR: A multihit model based on low expression of a dominant familial ALS TDP-43 mutation and chronic low-dose BMAA exposure showed a motor phenotype absent from either lesion alone, and Elevated BMAA levels in liver were associated with dysregulation of the unfolded protein response (UPR) pathway. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: Web Of Science
Added: April 11, 2023

2022 journal article

An adaptive teosinte mexicana introgression modulates phosphatidylcholine levels and is associated with maize flowering time

PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 119(27).

By: A. Barnes n, F. Rodriguez-Zapata n, K. Juarez-Nunez, D. Gates*, G. Janzen*, A. Kur n, L. Wang*, S. Jensen* ...

Contributors: P. Thompson n

author keywords: phospholipid metabolism; maize genetics; highland adaptation; flowering time; selection
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
15. Life on Land (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2020 journal article

Comparing the Efficacy of Two Triple-Wash Procedures With Sodium Hypochlorite, a Lactic–Citric Acid Blend, and a Mix of Peroxyacetic Acid and Hydrogen Peroxide to Inactivate Salmonella, Listeria monocytogenes, and Surrogate Enterococcus faecium on Cucumbers and Tomatoes

Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems, 4.

By: K. Li*, Y. Chiu*, W. Jiang*, L. Jones*, X. Etienne* & C. Shen*

author keywords: post-harvest wash; triple-wash; antimicrobials; pathogens; surrogate; cucumbers; tomatoes
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: May 3, 2021

2020 conference paper

Impact of epicuticular wax on the attachment of Salmonella on leaf green surfaces

Chiu, Y. C., Farnham, M. W., & Ku, K. M. (2020, July 13). Presented at the Virtual annual conference of Institute of Food Technologists.

By: Y. Chiu, M. Farnham & K. Ku

Event: Virtual annual conference of Institute of Food Technologists on July 13-15, 2020

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: May 3, 2021

2020 journal article

Leaf cuticular waxes of lettuce are associated with reduced attachment of the foodborne pathogen Salmonella spp. at harvest and after postharvest storage

LWT, 117, 108657.

By: K. Ku*, Y. Chiu*, C. Shen* & M. Jenks*

author keywords: Lettuce; Food pathogen; Hexacosanol; Epicuticular wax
TL;DR: The presence of wax crystals may affect Salmonella attachment on lettuce and that their primary component is hexacosanol is identified as the major component of platelet-shaped crystals in the recrystallized wax. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: May 3, 2021

2020 journal article

Methyl Jasmonate Treatment of Broccoli Enhanced Glucosinolate Concentration, Which Was Retained after Boiling, Steaming, or Microwaving

Foods, 9(6), 758.

By: Y. Chiu*, K. Matak* & K. Ku*

author keywords: broccoli; methyl jasmonate; glucosinolate; glucosinolate hydrolysis products; cooking
TL;DR: The results show that exogenous MeJA treatment increases neoglucobrassicin and its hydrolysis compounds in broccoli even after cooking, and can be a valuable tool to help food scientists, nutrition scientists, and dieticians determine how to incorporate raw or cooked broccoli and Brassica vegetables in the diet. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: April 28, 2021

2020 journal article

Three-dimensional epicuticular wax on plant surface reduces attachment and survival rate of Salmonella during storage

Postharvest Biology and Technology, 166, 111197.

By: Y. Chiu*, C. Shen*, M. Farnham* & K. Ku*

author keywords: Plant surface; Epicuticular wax; Salmonella; Storage
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: April 28, 2021

2020 journal article

Validation of triple-wash procedure with a H2O2-peroxyacetic acid mixer to improve microbial safety and quality of butternut squashes and economic feasibility analysis

Food Control, 112, 107146.

author keywords: Triple-wash; Antimicrobials; Foodbome pathogens; Surrogate; Butternut-squash; Cost-effectiveness analysis
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: May 3, 2021

2019 journal article

Demonstration of allelopathy of horseradish root extract on lettuce seed

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education, 47(3), 333–340.

By: T. Simpson*, Y. Chiu*, M. Richards‐Babb*, J. Blythe* & K. Ku*

author keywords: High school; introductory biochemistry; first-year undergraduate; general; laboratory instruction; applications of biochemistry
MeSH headings : Allelopathy; Armoracia / chemistry; Glucosinolates / chemistry; Glucosinolates / metabolism; Glycoside Hydrolases / chemistry; Glycoside Hydrolases / metabolism; Humans; Laboratories; Learning; Lettuce / chemistry; Plant Extracts / chemistry; Plant Roots / chemistry; Seeds / chemistry; Students
TL;DR: This simple and cost‐effective laboratory activity improved students' knowledge and skill development as it made learning more inviting, meaningful, and fun. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: May 3, 2021

2019 journal article

Methyl jasmonate treated broccoli: Impact on the production of glucosinolates and consumer preferences

Food Chemistry, 299, 125099.

By: Y. Chiu*, K. Matak* & K. Ku*

author keywords: Bitter; Metabolomics; Broccoli; Methyl jasmonate; Glucosinolate
MeSH headings : Acetates / pharmacology; Adolescent; Adult; Brassica / drug effects; Brassica / metabolism; Consumer Behavior; Cyclopentanes / pharmacology; Female; Glucosinolates / analysis; Glucosinolates / metabolism; Humans; Hydrolysis; Indoles / metabolism; Least-Squares Analysis; Male; Middle Aged; Nutritive Value; Oxylipins / pharmacology; Steam; Taste
TL;DR: The results imply that MeJA treatment can increase the nutritional quality of broccoli without sacrificing taste in precooked meals or frozen vegetables. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (OpenAlex)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: April 28, 2021

2019 conference paper

Steaming Eliminates the Bitter Taste of Methyl Jasmonate Treated Broccoli

Chiu, Y. C., Matak, K., & Ku, K. M. (2019, July 21). Presented at the American Society of Horticultural Science, Las Vegas, NV, USA.

By: Y. Chiu, K. Matak & K. Ku

Event: American Society of Horticultural Science at Las Vegas, NV, USA on July 21-25, 2019

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: May 3, 2021

2018 conference paper

Effect of Boiling, Steaming, and Microwaving on Glucosinolates and Primary Metabolites in Methyl Jasmonate Treated Broccoli

Presented at the American Society of Horticultural Science, Washington, D.C., USA.

By: Y. Chiu & K. Ku

Event: American Society of Horticultural Science at Washington, D.C., USA on July 31 - August 3, 2018

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: May 3, 2021

2018 journal article

Environmental and Genetic Variation in Essential Mineral Nutrients and Nutritional Value Among Brassica Vegetables

Journal of Agricultural Science, 10(7), 1.

By: M. Kim, T. Simpson*, Y. Chiu*, T. Becker*, J. Juvik* & K. Ku*

TL;DR: The percentage recommended daily intake (RDA) or adequate intake (AI) values, calculated using fresh weight-based concentrations, suggest that Brassica vegetables are a good source of iron, calcium, and manganese, providing > 20% of %RDA/AI depending on crop. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (OpenAlex)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: April 28, 2021

2018 conference paper

Sensory Evaluation of Nutrition-Enhanced Broccoli by Methyl Jasmonate Treatment

Presented at the American Society of Horticultural Science, Washington, D.C., USA.

By: Y. Chiu, K. Matak & K. Ku

Event: American Society of Horticultural Science at Washington, D.C., USA on July 31 - August 3, 2018

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: May 3, 2021

2018 journal article

Targeted Metabolomic and Transcriptomic Analyses of “Red Russian” Kale (Brassicae napus var. pabularia) Following Methyl Jasmonate Treatment and Larval Infestation by the Cabbage Looper (Trichoplusia ni Hübner)

International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 19(4), 1058.

By: Y. Chiu*, J. Juvik* & K. Ku*

author keywords: glucosinolate; methyl jasmonate; insect herbivory; kale; Brassica crops
MeSH headings : Acetates / metabolism; Animals; Brassica / metabolism; Cyclopentanes / metabolism; Glucosinolates / metabolism; Insecta / metabolism; Larva / metabolism; Metabolomics / methods; Oxylipins / metabolism; Plant Leaves / metabolism
TL;DR: The results suggest that the metabolic changes promoted by MeJA application and the insect herbivory response share common mechanisms of induction, which provides potentially useful information for kale pest control and nutritional quality. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (OpenAlex)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: May 3, 2021

2017 journal article

Cultivar-Specific Changes in Primary and Secondary Metabolites in Pak Choi (Brassica Rapa, Chinensis Group) by Methyl Jasmonate

International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 18(5), 1004.

By: M. Kim*, Y. Chiu*, N. Kim*, H. Park*, C. Lee*, J. Juvik*, K. Ku*

author keywords: glucosinolate; isothiocyanate; methyl jasmonate; pak choi; Brassica rapa
MeSH headings : Acetates / pharmacology; Brassica rapa / drug effects; Brassica rapa / metabolism; Cyclopentanes / pharmacology; Glucosinolates / metabolism; Isothiocyanates / metabolism; Oxylipins / pharmacology; Plant Growth Regulators / pharmacology
TL;DR: The result of the present study suggests that MeJA can be an effective agent to elevate indole glucosinolates and their hydrolysis products and to reduce a goitrogenic compound in pak choi. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: April 28, 2021

2017 conference paper

Cultivar-Specific Changes in Primary and Secondary Metabolites in Pak Choi (Brassica Rapa, Chinensis Group) by Methyl Jasmonate

Presented at the Joint meeting of the Inaugural Conference on Food and Nutritional Metabolomics and 14th Annual Ohio Mass Spectrometry Symposium, Columbus, Ohio, USA.

By: Y. Chiu, M. Kim, N. Kim, H. Park, C. Lee, J. Juvik, K. Ku

Event: Joint meeting of the Inaugural Conference on Food and Nutritional Metabolomics and 14th Annual Ohio Mass Spectrometry Symposium at Columbus, Ohio, USA on May 14-16, 2017

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: May 3, 2021

2017 journal article

Demonstrating the Effect of Surfactant on Water Retention of Waxy Leaf Surfaces

Journal of Chemical Education, 94(2), 230–234.

By: Y. Chiu*, M. Jenks*, M. Richards-Babb*, B. Ratcliff*, J. Juvik* & K. Ku*

author keywords: High School/Introductory Chemistry; First-Year Undergraduate/General; Biochemistry; Laboratory Instruction; Hands-On Learning/Manipulatives; Agricultural Chemistry; Plant Chemistry; Surface Science
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: May 3, 2021

2017 conference paper

Difference in attachment of Salmonella enterica to waxy or glossy salad leaves

Presented at the American Society of Horticultural Science, Waikoloa, Hawaii, USA.

By: Y. Chiu, K. Li, M. Kim, C. Shen & K. Ku

Event: American Society of Horticultural Science at Waikoloa, Hawaii, USA on September 19-22, 2017

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: May 3, 2021

2017 journal article

Glucosinolates, Carotenoids, and Vitamins E and K Variation from Selected Kale and Collard Cultivars

Journal of Food Quality, 2017, 1–8.

By: M. Kim*, Y. Chiu* & K. Ku*

TL;DR: The result indicates that cultivar selection may play an important role in consumption of kale and collard with greater nutritional benefit, and will provide a more thorough profile of essential and nonessential phytonutrients of kaleand collard cultivars for consumers’ choice and for future research on nutritional value of these crops. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (OpenAlex)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: April 28, 2021

2017 conference paper

Metabolites change under insect herbivory and exogenous MeJA application in ‘Red Russian’ kale

Presented at the American Society for Horticultural Science, Waikoloa, Hawaii, USA.

By: Y. Chiu & K. Ku

Event: American Society for Horticultural Science at Waikoloa, Hawaii, USA on September 19-22, 2017

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: May 3, 2021

2016 conference paper

Demonstrating the Role of Plant Epicuticular Waxes in Water Retention on Leaf Surfaces Using Brassica Leafy Vegetables

Ku, K. M., Chiu, Y. C., Jenks, M. A., & Juvik, J. A. (2016, August 8). Presented at the American Society for Horticultural Science, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

By: K. Ku, Y. Chiu, M. Jenks & J. Juvik

Event: American Society for Horticultural Science at Atlanta, Georgia, USA on August 8, 2016

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: May 3, 2021

2016 conference paper

Epicuticular wax on leaves of the rosette and inflorescence of lettuce

Ku, K. M., Chiu, Y. C., Jenks, M. A., & Juvik, J. A. (2016, August 8). Presented at the American Society for Horticultural Science, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

By: K. Ku, Y. Chiu, M. Jenks & J. Juvik

Event: American Society for Horticultural Science at Atlanta, Georgia, USA on August 8, 2016

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: May 3, 2021

2016 conference paper

Metabolomic and transcriptomic comparisons of insect or methyl jasmonate effect on Red Russian kale seedlings compared to control

Chiu, Y. C., & Ku, K. M. (2016, April 5). Presented at the WVU Davis College Symposium, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA.

By: Y. Chiu & K. Ku

Event: WVU Davis College Symposium at Morgantown, West Virginia, USA on April 5, 2016

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: May 3, 2021

2015 speech

Broccoli and Your Life

Chiu, Y. C. (2015, March). Presented at the Kannapolis Middle School, Kannapolis, NC.

By: Y. Chiu

Event: Kannapolis Middle School at Kannapolis, NC

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: May 3, 2021

2015 conference paper

QTL Mapping of Flavonoid and Hydroxycinnamic Acid Variation in Broccoli

Presented at the CROPS 2015, Huntsville, Alabama.

By: Y. Chiu, A. Thomas, R. Reid & A. Brown

Event: CROPS 2015 at Huntsville, Alabama on May 18-21, 2015

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: May 3, 2021

Employment

Updated: January 9th, 2024 10:29

2023 - present

LabCorp (United States) Indianapolis, Indiana, US
Staff Scientist Bioanalytical Department

2020 - 2023

North Carolina State University Raleigh, North Carolina, US
Postdoctoral Research Scholar Molecular Education, Technology and Research Innovation Center (METRIC)

Education

Updated: May 12th, 2021 11:46

2015 - 2019

West Virginia University Morgantown, West Virginia, US
Ph.D. Plant and Soil Sciences

2013 - 2015

North Carolina State University Raleigh, North Carolina, US
M.S. Department of Horticultural Science

2008 - 2013

National Taiwan University Taipei, Taipei, TW
B.S. Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture

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