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Rong-Chi Huang


Dr. Rong-Chi Huang

Appointment : Associate Professor

LabCircadian Neurophysiology

Education : Ph.D.

University/NationUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign/USA

Tel: (03)2118800 ext. 5261

E-mail : rongchi@mail.cgu.edu.tw

Research website :

Research interests:

Membrane excitability/channels/transporters/ion homeostasis

energy metabolism/cholinergic modulation


Lin HY, Huang RC (2021) Glycolytic metabolism and activation of Na+ pumping contribute to extracellular acidification in the central clock of the suprachiasmatic nucleus: Differential glucose sensitivity and utilization between oxidative and non-oxidative glycolytic pathways. Biomed J https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bj.2021.02.004.

Huang RC (2020) Molecular mechanisms in the circadian rhythm. eLS Vol 1:128--135.  DOI:10.1002/9780470015902.a0028836.

Cheng RC, Cheng PC, Wang YC,  Huang RC (2019) Role of Intracellular Na+ in the Regulation of [Ca2+]i in the Rat Suprachiasmatic Nucleus Neurons. Int J Mol Sci 20:4868; doi:10.3390/ijms20194868.

Cheng PC, Lin HY, Chen YS, Cheng RC, Su HC,  Huang RC (2019) The Na+/H+-Exchanger NHE1 Regulates Extra- and Intracellular pH and Nimodipine-sensitive [Ca2+]i in the Suprachiasmatic Nucleus. Sci Rep 9:6430. DOI:10.1038/s41598-019-42872-w

Cheng PC, Wang YC, Chen YS, Yang JJ, Cheng RC, Huang RC (2018) Differential regulation of nimodipine-sensitive and -insensitive Ca2+ influx by the Na+/Ca2+ exchanger and mitochondria in the rat suprachiasmatic nucleus neurons. J Biomed Sci 25:44. DOI: 10.1186/s12929-018-0447-z.

Huang RC (2018) The discoveries of molecular mechanisms for the circadian rhythm: The 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. Biomed J (2018), https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bj.2018.02.003.

Yang JJ, Cheng RC, Cheng PC, Wang YC, Huang RC (2017) KATP channels mediate differential metabolic responses to glucose shortage of the dorsomedial and ventrolateral oscillators in the central clock. Sci Rep 7:640. DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-00699-3.

Cheng PC, Chen YS, Huang RC (2017) Na+/Ca2+ exchanger 2 (NCX2) in the circadian clock of the rat suprachiasmatic nucleus: Colocalization with neuropeptides and daily profiles of gene expression and protein levels. Chin J Physiol 60:215–225.

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