台大食品科技研究所

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陳明煦
職稱 助理教授
姓名 陳明煦
聯絡電話 02-3366-1838
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學歷 伊利諾大學香檳分校 農業與生物工程學博士 (2015)
研究專長 食品工程生化工程程序設計膳食纖維生產食品廢棄物利用
2024 Zhao, S., Lau, R., Chen, M.-H.*, 2024. Influence of chain length on the colonic fermentation of xylooligosaccharides. Carbohydrate Polymers, 331, 121869.
2023 Zhao, S., Lau, R., Zhong, Y., Chen, M.-H.*, 2023. Lactate cross-feeding between Bifidobacterium species and Megasphaera indica contributes to butyrate formation in the human colonic environment. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 90(1), e01019-e01023.
2023 Yao, T., Deemter, D.G., Chen, M.-H., Reuhs, B.L., Hamaker, B.R., Lindemann, S.R., 2023. Differences in fine arabinoxylan structures govern microbial selection and competition among human gut microbiota. Carbohydrate Polymers, 316, 121039.
2023 Zhao, L., Chen, M.-H., Bi, X., Du, J., 2023. Physiochemical properties, structural characteristics and in vitro digestion of brown rice-pea protein isolate blend treated by microbial transglutaminase. Food Hydrocolloids, 141, 108673.
2022 Nasir, A., Ahmad, W., Sattar, F., Ashfaq, I., Lindemann, S.R., Chen, M.-H., Van den Ende, W., Oner, E.T., Kirtel, O., Khaliq, S., Ghauri, M.A., Anwar, M.A., 2022. Production of a high molecular weight levan by Bacillus paralicheniformis, an industrially and agriculturally important isolate from the buffalo grass rhizosphere. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek, 115 (9), 1101-1112.
2022 Ahmad, W., Nasir, A., Sattar, F., Ashfaq, I., Chen, M.-H., Hayat, A., Rehman, M., Zhao, S., Khaliq, S., Ghauri, M.A., Anwar, M.A., 2022. Production of bimodal molecular weight levan by a Lactobacillus reuteri isolate from fish gut. Folia Microbiologica, 67, 21-31.
2021 Zhao, S., Dien, B.S., Lindemann, S.R., Chen, M.-H.*, 2021. Controlling autohydrolysis conditions to produce xylan-derived fibers that modulate gut microbiota responses and metabolic outputs. Carbohydrate Polymers, 271, 118418.
2021 Romero, A.M., Yao, T., Chen, M.-H., Oles, R., Lindemann, S.R*., 2021. Fine carbohydrate structure governs the structure and function of human gut microbiota independently of variation in glycosyl residue composition. Nutrients, 13, 2924.
2020 Yao, T., Chen, M.-H., Lindemann, S.R., 2020. Structurally complex carbohydrates maintain diversity in gut-derived microbial consortia under high dilution pressure. FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 96, 1-16.
2020 Nasir, A., Sattar, F., Ashfaq, I., Lindemann, S.R., Chen, M.-H., Van den Ende, W., Ӧner, E.T., Kirtel, O., Khaliq, S., Ghauri, A., Anwas, M.A., 2020. Production and characterization of a high molecular weight levan and fructooligosaccharides from a rhizospheric isolate of Bacillus aryabhattai. LWT-Food Science and Technology, 123, 109093. 
2017 Chen, M.-H., Kim, S.M., Raab, R.M., Li, X., Singh, V., 2017. Heterologous expression of thermoregulated xylanases in switchgrass reduces the exogenous enzyme required for saccharification. Biomass & Bioenergy, 107, 305-310.
2016 Chen, M.-H., Swanson, K.S., Fahey, G.C.Jr., Dien, B.S., Beloshapka, A.N., Bauer, L.L., Rausch, K.D., Tumbleson, M.E., Singh, V., 2016. In vitro fermentation of xylooligosaccharides from Miscanthus x giganteus by human fecal microbiota. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 64, 262-267.
2016 Chen, M.-H., Bowman, M.J., Cotta, M.A., Dien, B.S., Iten, L.B., Whitehead, T.R., Rausch, K.D., Tumbleson, M.E., Singh, V., 2016. Miscanthus x giganteus xylooligosaccharides: purification and fermentation. Carbohydrate Polymers, 140, 96-103.
2015 Chen, M.-H., Rajan, K., Carrier, D.J., Singh, V., 2015. Separation of xylose oligomers from autohydrolyzed Miscanthus x giganteus using centrifugal partition chromatography. Food and Bioproducts Processing, 95, 125-132.
2015 Huang, H., Nasib, Q., Chen, M.-H., Liu, W., Singh, V., 2015. Ethanol production from food waste at high solids content with vacuum recovery technology. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 63, 2760-2766.
2014 Chen, M.-H., Dien, B.S., Vincent, M.L., Below, F.E., Singh, V., 2014. Effect of harvest maturity on carbohydrates for ethanol production from sugar enhanced temperate x tropical maize hybrid. Industrial Crops and Products, 60, 266-272.
2014 Chen, M.-H., Bowman, M., Dien, B.S., Rausch, K.D., Tumbleson, M.E., Singh, V., 2014. Autohydrolysis of Miscanthus x giganteus for the production of xylooligosaccharides (XOS): kinetics, characterization and recovery. Bioresource Technology, 155, 359-365.
2013 Chen, M.-H., Kaur, P., Dien, B., Below, F., Vincent, M., Singh, V., 2013. Use of tropical maize for bioethanol production. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology, 29, 1509-1515.
2009 Chan, Y.-H., Chiang, M.-F., Tsai, Y.-C., Su, S.-T., Chen, M.-H., Hou, M.-S., Lin, K.-I, 2009. Absence of the transcriptional repressor Blimp-1 in hematopoietic lineages reveals its role in dendritic cell homeostatic development and function. Journal of Immunology, 183, 7039-7046.
CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS & POSTERS (2021-2024)
2024 Zhao, S., Zhong, Y., Chen, M.-H.*, 2024. Employing sequential passage approach to illustrate the microbial consortia responsible for edible gum degradation in the human colon. ASM Microbe 2024. June 13-17, Atlanta, Georgia, USA. (Abstract ID: 4511)
2024 Zhao, S., Lau, R., Chen, M.-H.*, 2024. Xylooligosaccharides with differential chain length divert the succession dynamics of gut-derived microbial consortia. ASM Microbe 2024. June 13-17, Atlanta, Georgia, USA. (Abstract ID: 4917)
2023 Huang, H.-Y., Hsieh, C.C., Huang, H.-C., Chen, M.-H., Cheng, K.-C.*, 2023. Developing chitosan particles as biocompatible carrier. ACS Fall 2023. August 13-17, San Francisco, USA. (Abstract ID: 3913044)
2023 Zhao, S., Lau, R., Chen, M.-H.*, 2023. Differential chain length in xylan-derived fibers drive the divergence in gut-derived microbial consortia. FEMS 2023. July 9-13, Hamburg, Germany. (Abstract ID: 4183)
2023 Zhao, S., Lau, R., Chen, M.-H.*, 2023. Trophic interactions between Bifidobacterium spp. and the butyrogenic gut commensal Megasphaera elsdenii. FEMS 2023. July 9-13, Hamburg, Germany. (Abstract ID: 3520) (Awarded Student Congress Attendance Grant)
2023 Zhao, S., Lau, R., Chen, M.-H.*, 2023. Determination of chain length influence on the colonic fermentation of xylooligosaccharides. ASM Microbe 2023. June 15-19, Houston, Texas, USA. (Abstract ID: 5066)
2023 Zhao, S., Lau, R., Chen, M.-H.*, 2023. Metabolic cross-feeding between Bifidobacterium spp. and Megasphaera elsdenii contribute to butyrate formation in the colonic environment. ASM Microbe 2023. June 15-19, Houston, Texas, USA. (Abstract ID: 4903)
2022 Zhao, S., Chen, M.-H.*, 2022. Molecular size variations of xylo-polysaccharides and xylo-oligosaccharides produced by controlling autohydrolysis severities determine gut microbiota responses and metabolic fate. 21st IUFoST World Congress. October 31-November 3, Singapore.
2022 Zhao, S., Zhong, Y., Du J., Chen, M.-H.*, 2022. Effect of undigested plant proteins on human gut microbiota responses: an in vitro study simulating a wheat-based diet. 21st IUFoST World Congress. October 31-November 3, Singapore.
   
ORAL PRESENTATIONS (2021-2024)
2023 Chen, M.-H., 2023. Depicting the colonic degradation of dietary fiber: toward quality enhancement of food materials. Annual Meeting of Agricultural Chemical Society of Taiwan. Taipei, Taiwan. June 28. (Invited presentation)
2022 Chen, M.-H., 2022. Depicting the microbial interactions of bifidobacteria in the colonic environment: toward rational design of probiotic products. Annual Meeting of TALAB. New Taipei City, Taiwan. December 23. (Invited presentation)
2022 Chen, M.-H., 2022. Future food: developing dietary fiber supplements to target consistent gut microbiota response. 2022 BIO-Asia-Taiwan. Taipei, Taiwan. July 29.
2022 Chen, M.-H., 2022. Developing dietary fiber products to deliver predictive health benefits. 2022 National Taiwan University X Israel Partners Workshop. Online. May 18.
2021 Chen, M.-H., Zhao, S., 2021. Beechwood xylan-derived dietary fibers that are produced by an autohydrolysis process govern gut microbiome responses and metabolic outputs. Food Science and Technology Global Conference 2021. Singapore. April 27. 
Source Project Title Role Year
Taiwan      
National Science and Technology Council Depicting the impact of fine structural difference of xylooligosaccharides on the human gut microbiota: towards rational design of dietary fiber products PI 2023-2024
       
Singapore      
Singapore Food Story R&D Programme A sustainable bio-platform for high quality microbial protein production Co-PI 2021-2022
Singapore Food Agency Modification of brown rice protein isolate using microbial transglutaminases: functional property enhancement and nutritional evaluation Co-PI 2021-2022
MOE AcRF Tier 1 Inulin colonic digestion: key fermenting microorganisms, microbial interactions, and metabolic output PI 2019-2022
NTU Start-Up Grant Deciphering microbial interactions during nondigestible carbohydrate fermentation and determining their influence on human health PI 2019-2021
計畫期間
Our current research focuses include:
  1. Food process engineering
  2. Functional carbohydrate development
  3. Gut microbiome and microbial engineering
Prospective students and researcher candidates are encouraged to contact Prof. Chen at minghsuchen@ntu.edu.tw to inquire about open positions.
 
學校名稱 系所 學位 期間
伊利諾大學香檳分校 農業與生物工程學系 博士 2010.08 ~ 2015.05
國立臺灣大學 微生物與生化學研究所 碩士 2004.09 ~ 2006.06
國立臺灣大學 生化科技學系 學士 2000.09 ~ 2004.06
服務機關名稱 單位 職務 期間
國立臺灣大學 食品科技研究所 助理教授 2022.02 ~ 迄今
南洋理工大學 化學與生醫工程學院 助理教授 2019.01 ~ 2022.02
普渡大學 食品科學系/Whistler 研究中心 博士後研究員 2017.08 ~ 2019.01
伊利諾大學香檳分校 農業與生物工程學系 博士後研究員 2015.04 ~ 2017.06
中央研究院 基因體研究中心 研究助理 2008.08 ~ 2009.08
2014 Tau Beta Pi - The Honor Society of Engineering
2013 Gamma Sigma Delta - The Honor Society of Agriculture
2013 Alpha Epsilon - The Honor Society of Agricultural, Food, and Biological Engineering
2006 The Deans’ Award, College of Life Science, National Taiwan University