Dr. Yu is a professor of Pharmaceutical Analysis, College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Zhejiang University, since September 2017. He studied pharmaceutical analysis and drug metabolism and received his Ph. D. from Zhejiang University in 2005. He went to University of Pittsburgh for his research visiting scholar from 2011 to 2012. His research interests include the chiral drug analysis and chiral drug metabolism, epigenetic-mediated transcriptional regulation of genes that encode drug metabolizing enzymes and drug transporters. He Has published approximately 100 journal articles and book chapters. He is the Director of Laboratory of Drug metabolism and Pharmaceutical Analysis, Zhejiang University. He is a member of the Pharmaceutical Analysis Specialized Committee of Chinese Pharmaceutical Association and the vice chairman of the Youth Pharmaceutical Analysis Specialized Committee of China. He is the vice secretary general of the China Pharmaceutical Analysis Council.


Publications (2012- ):

1. Yang ZZ, Li L, Xu MC, Ju HX, Hao M, Gu JK, Jim Wang ZJ, Jiang HD, Yu LS*, Zeng S*. Brain-derived neurotrophic factor involved epigenetic repression of UGT2B7 in colorectal carcinoma: A mechanism to alter morphine glucuronidation in tumor. Oncotarget. 2017 Apr 25;8(17):29138-29150.

2. Liu YQ, Zheng XL, Yu QQ, Wang H, Tan FQ, Zhu QY, Yuan LM, Jiang HD, Yu LS*, Zeng S*. Epigenetic activation of the drug transporter OCT2 sensitizes renal cell carcinoma to oxaliplatin. Sci Transl Med. 2016 Jul 20;8(348):348ra97. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aaf3124.

3. Liu YQ, Yuan LM, Gao ZZ, Xiao YS, Sun HY, Yu LS*, Zeng S*. Dimerization of human uridine diphosphate glucuronosyltransferase allozymes 1A1 and 1A9 alters their quercetin glucuronidation activities. Sci Rep. 2016, 6:23763. DOI: 10.1038/srep23763.

4. Yang ZZ, Li L, Wang L, Xu MC, An S, Jiang C, Gu JK, Wang ZJ, Yu LS*, Zeng S*. siRNA capsulated brain-targeted nanoparticles specifically knock down OATP2B1 in mice: a mechanism for acute morphine tolerance suppression. Sci Rep. 2016 Sep 15;6:33338. doi: 10.1038/srep33338.

5. Yu LS, Wang ZT, Huang MM, Li YY, Zeng K, Lei JX, Hu HH, Chen BA, Lu J, Xie W, Zeng S. Evodia alkaloids suppress gluconeogenesis and lipogenesis by activating the constitutive androstane receptor. BBA Gene Regul Mech. 2016 Sep; 1859:1100-11.

6. Cai STian XK, Sun LL, Hu HH, Zheng SR, Jiang HD, Yu LS*, Zeng S*. Platinum(II)-Oligonucleotide Coordination Based Aptasensor for Simple and Selective Detection of Platinum Compounds. Anal. Chem. Oct 20, 2015, 87, 10542−10546

7. Chai XJ, Guo Y, Jiang MX, Hu BF, Li ZG, Fan J, Deng MH, Billiar TR, Kucera HR, Gaikwad NW, Xu MS, Lu PP, Yan J, Fu HY, Liu YH, Yu LS, Huang M, Zeng S, Xie W. Oestrogen sulfotransferase ablation sensitizes mice to sepsis. Nat Commun. 2015 Aug 10;6:7979. doi: 10.1038/ncomms8979.

8. Xiao YS, Yao Y, Jiang HD, Lu C, Zeng S*, Yu LS*. Regulation of uridine diphosphate-glucuronosyltransferase 1A3 activity by protein phosphorylation. Biopharm Drug Dispos. 2015 Nov;36(8):520-8.

9. Bian YC, Yao QQ, Shang HT, Lei JX, Hu HH, Guo KN, Jiang HD, Yu LS*, Wei H*, Zeng S. Expression of Bama Minipig and Human CYP3A Enzymes, Comparison of the Catalytic Characteristics with Each Other and Their Liver Microsomes. Drug Metab Dispos. 2015 Sep 43:1336-40.

10. MM Huang, HH Hu, L Ma, Q Zhou, LS Yu*, S Zeng. Carbon−carbon double−bond reductases in nature. Drug Metab Rev, 2014, 46:362−378.

11. Q Shen, MJ Zuo, L Ma, Y Tian, L Wang, HD Jiang, H Zhou, LS Yu*, S Zeng. Demethylation of neferine in human liver microsomes and formation of quinone methide metabolites mediated by CYP3A4 accentuates its cytotoxicity. Chem Biol Interact, 2014, 224:89−99.

12. L Li, QQ Yao, SY Xu, HH Hu, Q Shen, Y Tian, LY Pan, H Zhou, HD Jiang, C Lu, LS Yu*, S Zeng*. Cyclosporin A affects the bioavailability of ginkgolic acids via inhibition of P−gp and BCRP. Eur J Pharm Biopharm. 2014, 88:759-767.

13. JY Wang, MM Huang, HH Hu, LS Yu*, S Zeng. Pregnane X receptor mediated transcriptional activatioin of UDP−glucuronosyltransferase 1A1 by natural constituents from foods and herbs. Food Chem, 2014, 164: 74−80.

14. ZT Wang, SJ Wang, MM Huang, HH Hu, LS Yu*, S Zeng. Characterizing the Effect of Cytochrome P450 (CYP) 2C8, CYP2C9, and CYP2D6 Genetic Polymorphisms on Stereoselective N−demethylation of Fluoxetine. Chirality, 2014, 26: 166−173.

15. LP Ma, L Zhao, HH Hu, YH Qin, YC Bian, HD Jiang, H Zhou, LS Yu*, S Zeng*. Interaction of five anthraquinones from rhubarb with human organic anion transporter 1 (SLC22A6) and 3 (SLC22A8) and drug−drug interaction in rats. J Ethnopharmacol, 2014, 153: 864−871.

16. LS Yu, JB Pu, MJ Zuo, X Zhang, Y Cao, S Chen, Y Lou, Q Zhou, HH Hu, HD Jiang, JZ Chen, S Zeng. Hepatic Glucuronidation of Isoneochamaejasmin A from the Traditional Chinese Medicine Stellera Chamaejasme L. Root. Drug Metab Dispos, 2014, 42: 735−743.

17. HH Hu, YC Bian, Y Liu, R Sheng, HD Jiang, LS Yu*, YZ Hu, S Zeng*. Evaluation of blood−brain barrier and blood−cerebrospinal fluid barrier permeability of 2−phenoxy−indan−1−one derivatives using in vitro cell models. Int J Pharm. 2014, 460(1−2):101−107.

18. Yu LS, Shen Q, Zhou Q, Jiang HD, Zhou H, Zeng S. In vitro characterization of ABC transporters involved in the absorption and distribution of liensinine and its analogs. J Ethnopharmacol, 2013, 150:485−491.

19. Yu LS, Jiang Y, Wang L, Sheng R, Hu YZ, Zeng S. Metabolism of BYZX in Human Liver Microsomes and Cytosol: Identification of the Metabolites and Metabolic Pathways of BYZX. PLoS One, 2013, 8: e59882.

20. Yu LS, Shi D, Ma LP, Zhou Q, Zeng S. Influence of CYP2C8 polymorphisms on the hydroxylation metabolism of paclitaxel, repaglinide, and ibuprofen enantiomers in vitro. Biopharm Drug Dispos, 2013, 34(5):278−87.

21. Shen Q, Wang L, Zhou H, Jiang HD, Yu LS*, S Zeng. Stereoselective binding of chiral drugs to plasma proteins. Acta Pharmacol Sin, 2013, 34(8):998−1006.

22. Guo CC, Jiang Y, Li L, Hong L, Wang YQ, Shen Q, Lou Y, Hu HH, Zhou H, Yu LS*, Jiang HD, Zeng S*. Application of a liquid chromatography−tandem mass spectrometry method to the pharmacokinetics, tissue distribution and excretion studies of Dactylicapnos scandens in rats. J Pharm Biomed Anal, 2013, 74: 92−100.

23. Yu LS, Wang SJ, Jiang HD, Zhou H, Zeng S. Simultaneous determination of fluoxetine and norfluoxetine enantiomers using isotope discrimination mass spectroscopy solution method and its application in the CYP2C9−mediated stereoselective interactions. J Chromatogr A, 2012, 1236: 97−104.

24. Wang L, Lu W, Shen Q, Wang S, Zhou H, Yu LS*, Wang SC, Jiang HD, He LC, Zeng S. Simultaneous determination of imperatorin and its 2 metabolites in dog plasma by using liquid chromatography−tandem mass spectrometry. J Pharm Biomed Anal, 2012, 70: 640−6.

25. Wang XJ, Zhou H, Zheng J, Huang C, Liu W, Yu LS*, Zeng S. Identification and characterization of four process−related impurities in retigabine. J Pharm Biomed Anal, 2012, 71: 148−51.

26. Yu LS, Hong YJ, Li L, Jin YX, Zeng MY, Jiang HL, Zeng S. Enantioselective drug−protein interaction between mexiletine and plasma protein. J Pharm Pharmcol, 2012, 64: 792−801.

27. Yu LS, Jin YP, Zhou J, Ye C, Wang JZ, Hu GY, Zeng S. Simultaneous determination of diastereoisomeric and enantiomeric impurities in (1R, 3R)−1−(1,3−benzodioxol−5−yl)−2−(chloroacetyl)−2,3,4,9−tetrahydro−1H−pyrido[3,4−b]indole−3−carboxylic acid methyl ester a key intermediate of tadalafil by chiral high−performance liquid chromatography. Chirality, 2012, 24: 303−6.

28. Wang ZT, Wang SJ, Zhu F, Chen ZX, Yu LS*, Zeng S. Determination of enantiomeric impurity in besifloxacin hydrochloride by chiral high−performance liquid chromatography with precolumn derivatization. Chirality, 2012, 24: 526−31.


Research work

Chiral drug analysis and chiral drug metabolism, epigenetic-mediated transcriptional regulation of genes that encode drug metabolizing enzymes and drug transporters.