Assoc.Prof.Arunrat Romphruk


(B. Sc. in Medical Technology, Chiengmai University)
( M. Sc. In Clinical Pathology, Mahidol University)

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Associate Professor

Research interest :

- (Serodiagnosis)
- Major Histocompatibility complex

Publication :

- Romphruk AV, Romphruk A, Kongmaroeng C, Klumkrathok K, Paupairoj C,  Leelayuwat C. HLA class I and II alleles and haplotypes in Ethnic Northeast Thais. Tissue Antigens (in press) 2010
- Romphruk AV, Romphruk A, Naruse TK, Raroengjai S, Puapairoj C, Inoko H and Leelayuwat C. Polymorphisms of NKG2D ligands: diverse RAET1/ULBP genes in northeastern Thais. Immunogenetics DOI: 10.1007/s00251-009-0394-7 (in press) Impact factor 2008 = 2.7
- Kongmaroeng C, Romphruk  A, Ruangwerayut  R, Paupairoj C, Leelayuwat C, Inoko H, Romphruk AV. HLA-B*15 subtypes in Burmese population by SBT. Tissue Antigens 74; 164-167, 2009
- Duangchanchot M, Puapairoj C, Romphruk A, Kongmaroeng C, Leelayuwat C , Romphruk AV. HLA-B*27 subtypes in northern and northeastern Thais, Karens  and Bamars determined by a high resolution PCR-SSP technique. Tissue Antigens 73: 590-594, 2009
- Jumnainsong A, Jearanaikoon P, Khahmahpahte S, Wongsena W, Romphruk AV, Chumworathayi B, Vaeteewoottacharn K, Ponglikitmongkol M, Romphruk A, Leelayuwat C. Associations of MICB with cervical cancer in northeastern Thais: Identification of MICB motifs influencing NK cell activation. Clin Exp Immunol 153: 205-213, 2008
- Barusrux S, Wongsena W, Leelayuwat C, Puapairoj A, Jearanaigoon P, Yuenyao P, Romphruk A, Nanok C. Immunohistochemical staining for MICA expression in cervical cancer cells. J Health Res 22: 35-42, 2008.
-  Jumnainsong A, Romphruk AV, Jearanaikoon P, Klumkrathok K, Romphruk A, Luanrattanakorn S, Leelayuwat C. Association of polymorphic extracellular domains of MICA with cervical cancer in northeastern Thai population. Tissue Antigens. 2007 Apr;69(4):326-33.
-  Romphruk AV, Romphruk A, Choonhakarn C, Puapairoj C, Inoko H, Leelayuwat C. Major histocompatibility complex class I chain-related gene A in Thai psoriasis patients: MICA association as a part of human leukocyte antigen-B-Cw haplotypes. Tissue Antigens. 2004 Jun;63(6):547-54.
-  Romphruk AV, Oka A, Romphruk A, Tomizawa M, Choonhakarn C, Naruse TK, Puapairoj C, Tamiya G, Leelayuwat C, Inoko H. Corneodesmosin gene: no evidence for PSORS 1 gene in North-eastern Thai psoriasis patients. Tissue Antigens. 2003 Sep;62(3):217-24. PMID: 12956875 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
-  Tassaneeyakul W, Srimarthpirom S, Reungjui S, Chansung K, Romphruk A, Tassaneeyakul W. Azathioprine-induced fatal myelosuppression in a renal-transplant recipient who carried heterozygous TPMT*1/*3C. Transplantation. 2003 Jul 15;76(1):265-6. No abstract available.
-  Romphruk A, Phongaen K, Chotechai J, Puapairoj C, Leelayuwat C, Romphruk AV. HLA-B*15 subtypes in the population of north-eastern Thailand. Eur J Immunogenet. 2003 Apr;30(2):153-8.
-  Choonhakarn C, Romphruk A, Puapairoj C, Jirarattanapochai K, Romphruk A, Leelayuwat C. Haplotype associations of the major histocompatibility complex with psoriasis in Northeastern Thais. Int J Dermatol. 2002 Jun;41(6):330-4.
-  Romphruk AV, Naruse TK, Romphruk A, Kawata H, Puapairoj C, Kulski JK, Leelayuwat C, Inoko H. Diversity of MICA (PERB11.1) and HLA haplotypes in Northeastern Thais. Tissue Antigens. 2001 Aug;58(2):83-9.
-  Romphruk AV, Akahat J, Srivanichrak P, Puapairoj C, Romphruk A, Leelayuwat C. Genotyping of human platelet antigens in ethnic Northeastern Thais by the polymerase chain reaction-sequence specific primer technique. J Med Assoc Thai. 2000 Nov;83(11):1333-9.
-  Leelayuwat C, Romphruk A, Lulitanond A, Trakulsomboon S, Thamlikitkul V. Genotype analysis of Burkholderia pseudomallei using randomly amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD): indicative of genetic differences amongst environmental and clinical isolates. Acta Trop. 2000 Nov 2;77(2):229-37.
-  Romphruk AV, Puapairoj C, Romphruk A, Barasrux S, Urwijitaroon Y, Leelayuwat C. Distributions of HLA-DRB1/DQB1 alleles and haplotypes in the north-eastern Thai population: indicative of a distinct Thai population with Chinese admixtures in the central Thais. Eur J Immunogenet. 1999 Apr-Jun;26(2-3):129-33.
-  Kimura M, Shimizu Y, Settheetham-Ishida W, Soemantri A, Tiwawech D, Romphruk A, Duangchan P, Ishida T. Twenty-seven base pair deletion in erythrocyte band 3 protein gene responsible for Southeast Asian ovalocytosis is not common among Southeast Asians. Hum Biol. 1998 Dec;70(6):993-1000.
-  Urwijitaroon Y, Barusrux S, Romphruk A, Puapairoj C, Thongkrajai P. Anti-HIV antibody titer: an alternative supplementary test for diagnosis of HIV-1 infection. Asian Pac J Allergy Immunol. 1997 Dec;15(4):193-8.
-  Leelayuwat C, Srisuk T, Paechaiyaphum R, Limpaiboon T, Romphruk A, Romphruk A. Production and evaluation of Taq DNA polymerase. J Med Assoc Thai. 1997 Sep;80 Suppl 1:S129-37.
-  Barusrux S, Urwijitaroon Y, Puapairoj C, Romphruk A, Sriwanitchrak P. Association of HCV and Treponema pallidum infection in HIV infected northeastern Thai male blood donors. J Med Assoc Thai. 1997 Sep;80 Suppl 1:S106-11.
-  Urwijitaroon Y, Barusrux S, Puapairoj C, Romphruk A, Khampeera P. Seroepidemiology of HTLV-I infection in northeast Thailand: a four year surveillance. J Med Assoc Thai. 1997 Sep;80 Suppl 1:S102-5.
-  Romphruk A, Leelayuwat C, Barusrux S, Puapairoj C, Romphruk A, Urwijitaroon Y. DNA typing of the HLA-A, -B and -C genes: possible MHC class I haplotypes in the northeastern-Thais. J Med Assoc Thai. 1997 Sep;80 Suppl 1:S13-9.
-  Romphruk A, Burusrux S, Puapairoj C, Urwijitaroon Y, Romphruk A, Leelayuwat C. Distribution of HLA-A and B antigens in northeastern-Thais. J Med Assoc Thai. 1996 Nov;79(11):732-6.
-  Urwijitaroon Y, Barusrux S, Romphruk A, Puapairoj C, Pakote L. Reducing the risk of HIV transmission through blood transfusion by donor self-deferral. Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health. 1996 Sep;27(3):452-6.
-  Burusrux S, Urwijitaroon Y, Romphruk A, Puapairoj C. Preliminary survey of anti-HTLV-I in northeastern-Thais. J Med Assoc Thai. 1995 Nov;78(11):628-30.
-  Urwijitaroon Y, Barusrux S, Romphruk A, Puapairoj C. Frequency of human platelet antigens among blood donors in northeastern Thailand. Transfusion. 1995 Oct;35(10):868-70.
-  Lertmemongkolchai G, Manmontri W, Leelayuwat C, Romphruk A, Waropastrakul S. Immunoblot analysis to demonstrate antigenic variability of clinical isolated. Pseudomonas pseudomallei. Asian Pac J Allergy Immunol. 1991 Jun;9(1):5-8.

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