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Dr. Paul Wai-Kei Tsang

Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong, China

Associate Professor

Email: pwktsang@hku.hk


1999    Ph.D., The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
1995 B.Sc.,  The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China


  1. Tsang WKP, Bandara HMHN, Fong WP (2012) Purpurin suppresses Candida albicans biofilm formation and hyphal development. PLoS One 7:e50866.
  2. Tsang WKP (2011) Differential phytate utilization in Candida species. Mycopathologia DOI:10.1007/s11046-011-9453-3.
  3. Wong KS, Fong WP, Tsang WKP (2011) Entrapment of a Trigonopsis variabilis D-amino acid oxidase variant F54Y for oxidative deamination of cephalosporin C. Engineering in Life Sciences 11:491-495.
  4. Kang K, Fong WP, Tsang WKP (2011) Metergoline-induced cell death in Candida krusei. Fungal Biology 115:302-309.
  5. Tsang WKP, Wong KS, Chu KMJ (2010) Isolation and characterization of Candida kefyr orotidine-5’-phosphate decarboxylase (URA3) gene. Yeast 27:53-58.
  6. Kang K, Fong WP, Tsang WKP (2010) Antifungal activity of baicalein against Candida krusei does not involve apoptosis. Mycopathologia 170:391-396.
  7. Kang K, Fong WP, Tsang WKP (2010) Novel antifungal activity of purpurin against Candida species in vitro. Medical Mycology 48:904-911.
  8. Kang K, Wong KS, Seneviratne CJ, Samaranayake LP, Fong WP, Tsang WKP (2010) In vitro synergistic effects of metergoline and antifungal agents against Candida krusei. Mycoses 53:495-499.
  9. Wong KS, Fong WP, Tsang WKP (2010) A single Phe54Tyr substitution improves the catalytic activity and thermostability of Trigonopsis variabilis D-amino acid oxidase. New Biotechnology 27:78-84.
  10. So CW, Tsang WKP, Lo PC, Seneviratne CJ, Samaranayake LP, Fong WP (2010) Photodynamic inactivation of Candida albicans by BAM-SiPc. Mycoses 53:215-220.
  11. Wong KS, Tsang WKP (2009) In vitro antifungal activity of the aqueous extract of Scutellaria baicalensis Georgi root against Candida albicans. International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents 34:284-285.