Bee K. Tan
Leicester General Hospital
Internal medicineEndocrinologyAdipose tissueChemistryAdipokineAdiponectinType 2 diabetesInsulin resistancePregnancyInsulinGestational diabetesBody mass indexMetforminAngiogenesisType 2 Diabetes MellitusPolycystic ovaryObesityDiabetes mellitusMedicineBiology
118Publications
42H-index
4,412Citations
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#1Peixin Wang (MOE: Chinese Ministry of Education)H-Index: 1
Last. Shaoling LinH-Index: 12
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#1Yilin Lin (Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University)H-Index: 3
#2Danning Lai (Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University)
Last. Lin Shaoling (Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University)
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Abstract Tremella Fuciformis is an edible fungus with high water content and nutritional values. However, fresh T. Fuciformis can quickly lose its quality by physical damage, water loss and microbial degradation during storage. Herein, we evaluated the effects of curcumin-mediated photodynamic technology (PDT) using light-emitting diode (LED) light to preserve fresh T. Fuciformis. Changes in bacterial counts and community, physicochemical properties, and sensory attributes of curcumin-mediated P...
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#1Danning Lai (MOE: Chinese Ministry of Education)
#2Arong Zhou (MOE: Chinese Ministry of Education)
Last. Jiamiao Hu (Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University)H-Index: 12
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Abstract To overcome the poor water solubility of curcumin, a curcumin-β-cyclodextrin (Cur-β-CD) complex was prepared as a novel photosensitizer. Fourier-transform infrared spectroscopy (FT-IR), differential scanning calorimetry (DSC), and X-ray diffraction (XRD) were used to verify the formation of Cur-β-CD. Furthermore, the ROS generation capacity and photodynamic bactericidal effect were measured to confirm this Cur-β-CD complex kept photodynamic activity of curcumin. The result showed Cur-β-...
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#1Huiting Lin (Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University)H-Index: 1
#1Huiting Lin (Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University)
Last. Jiamiao Hu (Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University)H-Index: 1
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Abstract Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is highly prevalent worldwide, with an estimated 10-15% percent of pregnancies affected. Increasing evidence indicates that functional food ingredients (FFIs) may help relieve GDM via multiple mechanisms, such as eliminating free radicals, downregulating inflammation, promoting insulin secretion and signaling, targeting hepatic gluconeogenesis and glycogen storage metabolism, and regulating the intestinal microflora. In this article, the effects of fu...
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#1Jiamiao Hu (Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University)
#2Clare L. Gillies (Leicester General Hospital)H-Index: 22
Last. Bee K. Tan (University of Leicester)H-Index: 42
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Abstract Background Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) is the most prevalent metabolic disorder during pregnancy, however, the association between dyslipidaemia and GDM remains unclear. Methods We searched Medline, Scopus, Web of Science, Cochrane, Maternity and Infant Care database (MIDIRS) and ClinicalTrials.gov up to February 2021 for relevant studies which reported on the circulating lipid profile during pregnancy, in women with and without GDM. Publications describing original data with at...
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#1Irshad Ahmed (University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust)H-Index: 4
#2Lauren Quinn (Leicester Royal Infirmary)H-Index: 1
Last. Bee K. Tan (University of Leicester)H-Index: 42
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#1Seley Gharanei (Warw.: University of Warwick)H-Index: 3
#1Seley Gharanei (Warw.: University of Warwick)
Last. Bee K. Tan (Warw.: University of Warwick)H-Index: 42
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Vascular adhesion protein-1 (VAP-1) is an inflammation-inducible adhesion molecule and a primary amine oxidase involved in immune cell trafficking. Leukocyte extravasation into tissues is mediated by adhesion molecules expressed on endothelial cells and pericytes. Pericytes play a major role in the angiogenesis and vascularization of cycling endometrium. However, the functional properties of pericytes in the human endometrium are not known. Here we show that pericytes surrounding the spiral arte...
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#1Lauren Quinn (University of Leicester)H-Index: 2
#2Oluwafumbi Olajide (University of Leicester)H-Index: 1
Last. Humera Ansar (University of Leicester)H-Index: 1
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In the current COVID-19 pandemic, a move towards virtual appointments has been vital. This article discusses the implementation of virtual antenatal clinics and the associated challenges
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#1Ponnusamy Saravanan (Warw.: University of Warwick)H-Index: 23
#2L.A. Magee (George Eliot Hospital)H-Index: 7
Last. Catherine WilliamsonH-Index: 62
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Gestational diabetes, the most common medical disorder in pregnancy, is defined as glucose intolerance resulting in hyperglycaemia that begins or is first diagnosed in pregnancy. Gestational diabetes is associated with increased pregnancy complications and long-term metabolic risks for the woman and the offspring. However, the current diagnostic and management strategies recommended by national and international guidelines are mainly focused on short-term risks during pregnancy and delivery, exc...
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#1Irshad Ahmed (University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust)H-Index: 4
#2Ahamed Azhar (University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust)H-Index: 1
Last. Bee K. Tan (University of Leicester)H-Index: 42
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We report the first maternal death of a 29-year woman of Pakistani origin at Birmingham Heartlands Hospital (BHH), UK on the 8 April 2020. She had a body mass index (BMI) of 35, type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) on metformin and insulin, renal tubular acidosis, asthma and vitamin D deficiency. In her first pregnancy, she had a stillborn baby. At her first antenatal (booking) visit, her glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c) was 9.7%. She also had a high albumin creatinine ratio but with normal kidney functi...
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