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Dr. LEUNG Kin Sum

Dr. LEUNG Kin Sum

Assistant Lecturer, School of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, HKU

BSc (The University of Hong Kong); PhD (The University of Hong Kong)

    • 3917 3800
    • 2858 3477
    • KBSB G/F

    Teaching Areas

    • BIOL 3209 Food and Nutrient Analysis
    • BIOL 3217 Food, Environment and Health
    • Practical Classes for Food and Nutrition Science Major Courses
    • Food and Nutrient Analysis, Principles of Food Chemistry, Diet and disease, Food Commodities, Food Technology

    Research Interests

    • Fatty acids, oxidative stress and lipid oxidation
    • Oxylipins and cardioprotection
    • Lipid oxidation and food quality

    Publications and News

    • Leung KS*, Galano JM, Yau YF, Oger C, Durand T, Lee JCY (2020). Walnut-Enriched Diet Elevated α-Linolenic Acid, Phytoprostanes, and Phytofurans in Rat Liver and Heart Tissues and Modulated Anti-inflammatory Lipid Mediators in the Liver. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 69(32):9094-9101.
    • Leung KS*, Galano JM, Oger C, Durand T, Lee JCY (2020). Enrichment of alpha-linolenic acid in rodent diet reduced oxidative stress and inflammation during myocardial infarction. Free Radical Biology and Medicine 162:53-64.
    • Leung KS*, Galano JM, Durand T, Lee JCY (2018). Profiling of Omega-Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids and Their Oxidized Products in Salmon after Different Cooking Methods. Antioxidants 7(8):96.
    • Cuyamendous C, Leung KS*, Bultel‐Poncé V, Guy A, Durand T, Galano JM, Lee JCY, Oger C (2017). Total Synthesis and in Vivo Quantitation of Phytofurans Derived from α‐Linolenic Acid. European Journal of Organic Chemistry 2017(17):2486-2490.
    • Cuyamendous C, Leung KS*, Durand T, Lee JCY, Oger C, Galano JM (2015). Synthesis and discovery of phytofurans: metabolites of α-linolenic acid peroxidation. Chemical Communications 51(86):15696-15699.

    Awards and Honours

    • Invited speaker - SCIEX Users Meeting 2017
    • Finalist - HKU Three Minute Thesis (3MT® ) Competition 2017


      Dr Leung Kin Sum