Wang, Yuming



Name: Yu-Ming Wang

Corresponding address:

Laboratory of food science and human health, College of Food Science and Engineering, Ocean University of China.

Add: 5 Yushan Road, Qingdao, Shandong Province, China

Postcode: 266003Tel: +86-532-82032597



April/1994 - March/1998 Undergraduate course:

Nutrition Biochemistry, Department of Applied Biochemistry and Food Science, SagaUniversity (Saga, Japan) / B.S. (Agriculture)

April/1998 - March/2000 Master course:

Department of Applied Biochemistry and Food Science, Faculty of Agriculture, SagaUniversity (Saga, Japan) / M.S. (Agriculture)

April/2000 - March/2003 Doctor course:

Department of Applied Biochemistry and Food Science, Faculty of Agriculture, KagoshimaUniversity (Kagaoshima, Japan) / Ph.D. (Agriculture)


April/2003 - November/2005

Research fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPSJapan)

May/2005 - December/2010

Associate professor of Ocean University of China (Qingdao, China)

December/2010 - present

Professor of OceanUniversity of China (Qingdao, China)


Japanese Society of Nutrition and Food Science

Japan Society for Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Biochemistry

Japan Oil Chemists' Society

Chinese Society of Nutrition


1. Functional foods and new formulations of DHA/EPA.

2. Mechanisms of the genetic control of lipid metabolism.

3. Regulation of gene expression by Marine functional compounds.


1.Excellent Poster Award at 94th Annual Meeting and EXPO of American Oil Chemists' Society, Health &Nutrition Division, Cincinnati, USA (2003)

2.Young Fellow Award in 2010, Japan Oil Chemists' Society (2010)


(1)Wu FJ, Xue Y, Liu XF, Xue CH, Wang JF, Du L, Takahashi K, Wang YM. The protective effect of eicosapentaenoic acid-enriched phospholipids from sea cucumber Cucumaria frondosa on oxidative stress in PC12 cells and SAMP8 mice. Neurochem Int. 2013 Nov 11;64C:9-17

(2)Ding N, Xue Y, Tang X, Sun ZM, Yanagita T, Xue CH, Wang YM. Short-term Effects of Different Fish Oil Formulations on Tissue Absorption of Docosahexaenoic Acid in Mice Fed High- and Low-Fat Diets. J Oleo Sci. 2013;62(11):883-91.

(3)Wu FJ, Xue Y, Tang QJ, Xu J, Du L, Xue CH, Takahashi K, Wang YM. The protective effects of cerebrosides from sea cucumber and starfish on the oxidative damage in PC12 cells. J Oleo Sci. 2013;62(9):717-27.

(4)Liu X, Xue Y, Liu C, Lou Q, Wang J, Yanagita T, Xue C, Wang Y. Eicosapentaenoic acid-enriched phospholipid ameliorates insulin resistance and lipid metabolism in diet-induced-obese mice. Lipids Health Dis. 2013 Jul 23;12:109. doi: 10.1186/1476-511X-12-109.

(5)Qi Wang, Keita Ikegame, Koretaro Takahashi, Changhu Xue, Weinong Zhang, Hongxun Wang, Wenfu Hou and Yuming Wang. Comparison of lipids in organs of the starfish Asterias amurensis associated with different treatments. Journal of OceanUniversity of China.2013, 12: 413-417.

(6)Hu XQ, Xu J, Xue Y, Li ZJ, Wang JF, Wang JH, Xue CH, Wang YM. Effects of Bioactive Components of Sea Cucumber on the Serum, Liver Lipid Profile and Lipid Absorption. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2012 Dec 776(12), 2214-2218.

(7)Hu X, Li Z, Xue Y, Xu J, Xue C, Wang J, Wang Y. Dietary Saponins of Sea Cucumber Ameliorate Obesity, Hepatic Steatosis, and Glucose Intolerance in High-Fat Diet-Fed Mice. J Med Food. 2012 Aug 16:15(10), 1-8.

(8)Tang X, Li ZJ, Xu J, Xue Y, Li JZ, Wang JF, Yanagita T, Xue CH, Wang YM. Short term effects of different omega-3 fatty acid formulation on lipid metabolism in mice fed high or low fat diet. Lipids Health Dis. 2012 Jun 7;11(1):70.

(9)Zhang B, Xue C, Hu X, Xu J, Li Z, Wang J, Yanagita T, Xue Y, Wang Y. Dietary sea cucumber cerebroside alleviates orotic acid-induced excess hepatic adipopexis in rats. Lipids Health Dis. 2012 May 8;11(1):48.

(10)Lei Du, Zhao-Jie Li, Jie Xu, Jing-Feng Wang, Yong Xue, Chang-Hu Xue, Koretaro Takahashi, Yu-Ming Wang. The anti-tumor activities of cerebrosides derived from sea cucumber Acaudina molpadioides and starfish Asterias amurensis in vitro and in vivo. Journal of Oleo Science, 2012 (61), 321-330.

(11)Xu J, Wang YM, Feng TY, Zhang B, Sugawara T, Xue CH . Isolation and Anti-Fatty Liver Activity of a Novel Cerebroside from the Sea Cucumber Acaudina molpadioides. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2011 Aug 23;75(8):1466-1471.

(12)Wang YM, Hu XQ, Xue Y, Li ZJ, Yanagita T, Xue CH. Study on possible mechanism of orotic acid-induced fatty liver in rats. Nutrition. 2011 May;27(5):571-5. Epub 2010 Dec 16.

(13)Hu XQ, Wang YM, Wang JF, Xue Y, Li ZJ, Nagao K, Yanagita T, Xue CH.,Dietary saponins of sea cucumber alleviate orotic acid-induced fatty liver in rats via PPAR alpha and SREBP-1c signaling.Lipids Health Dis. 2010 Mar 9;9(1):25.

(14)Wang YM, Zhang B, Xue Y, Li ZJ, Wang JF, Xue CH, Yanagita T. The mechanism of dietary cholesterol effects on lipids metabolism in rats. Lipids Health Dis. 2010 Jan 14;9:4