Dr. Kun  Zhang
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Dr. Kun Zhang

Lanzhou University, China

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Chemistry from Lanzhou Univeristy, China

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Area of Interest:

Medicinal Chemistry
Organic Chemistry
Natural Products

Research Publications in Numbers


Selected Publications

  1. Li, D., Z. Du, C. Li, S. Goodin and H. Huang et al., 2015. Potent inhibitory effect of terpenoids from acanthopanax trifoliatus on growth of PC-3 prostate cancer cells in vitro and in vivo is associated with suppression of NF-κB and STAT3 signalling. J. Funct. Foods, 15: 274-283.
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  2. Wu, P.P., K. Zhang, Y.J. Lu, P. He and S.Q. Zhao, 2014. In vitro and in vivo evaluation of the antidiabetic activity of ursolic acid derivatives. Eur. J. Med. Chem., 80: 502-508.
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  3. Wu, P., P. He, K. Zhang, S. Zhao, Y. Lu and T. Huang, 2014. Effects of ursolic acid derivatives on Caco-2 cells and their alleviating role in streptozocin-Induced Type 2 diabetic rats. Molecules, 19: 12559-12576.
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  4. Huang, H., Y. He, X.X. Cui, S. Goodin and H. Wang et al., 2014. Potent inhibitory effect of o-tocopherol on prostate cancer cells cultured in vitro and grown as xenograft tumors in vivo.. J. Agric. Food Chem., 62: 10752-10758.
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  5. Fu, H., H. Chang, J. Shen, L. Yu, B. Qin, K. Zhang and H. Zeng, 2014. An unusual macrocyclization reagent for highly selective one-pot synthesis of strained macrocyclic aromatic hexamers. Chem. Commun., 50: 3582-3584.
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  6. Zhou, D.Y., K. Zhang, A.H. Conney, N. Ding and X.X. Cui et al., 2013. Synthesis and evaluation of curcumin-related compounds containing benzyl piperidone for their effects on human cancer cells. Chem. Pharm. Bull., 61: 1149-1155.
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  7. Jiang, Y., Z. Du, G. Xue, Q. Chen and Y. Lu et al., 2013. Synthesis and biological evaluation of unsymmetrical curcumin analogues as tyrosinase inhibitors. Molecules, 18: 3948-3961.
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  8. Wei, X., Z.Y. Du , X. Zheng, X.X. Cui, A.H. Conney and K. Zhang, 2012. Synthesis and evaluation of curcumin-related compounds for anticancer activity. Eur. J. Med. Chem., 53: 235-245.
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  9. Wei, X., Z.Y. DU, X.X. Cui, M. Verano and R.Q. Mo et al., 2012. Effects of cyclohexanone analogues of curcumin on growth, apoptosis and NF-κB activity in PC-3 human prostate cancer cells. Oncol. Lett., 4: 279-284.
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  10. DU, Z.Y., Y.F. Jiang, Z.K. Tang, R.Q. MO and G.H. Xue et al., 2011. Antioxidation and tyrosinase inhibition of polyphenolic curcumin analogs. Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem., 75: 2351-2358.
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