Dr. Kitti Torrungruang

 

Education                                     

D.D.S.  Chulalongkorn University
M.S.D. (Periodontics) Indiana University
Ph.D. (Oral Biology) Indiana University

 

 

Research of Interest

1. Torrungruang K, Feister H, Swartz D, Hancock EB, Hock J, Bidwell JP. 1998. Parathyroid hormone (PTH) regulates the expression of the nuclear mitotic apparatus protein (NuMA) in the osteoblast-like cells, ROS 17/2.8. Bone 22: 317-324.
2. Feister HA, Torrungruang K, Thunyakitpisal P, Parker GE, Rhodes SJ, Bidwell JP. 2000. The NP/NMP4 transcription factors have distinct osteoblast nuclear matrix subdomains. J Cell Biochem 79(3): 506-517.
3. Torrungruang K, Alvarez M, Shah R, Onyia JE, Rhodes SJ, Bidwell JP. 2002. DNA binding and gene activation properties of the Nmp4 nuclear matrix transcription factors. J Biol Chem 277(18):16153-9.
4. Torrungruang K, Shah R, Alvarez M, Bowen DK, Gerald R, Pavalko FM, Elmendorf JS, Charoonpatrapong K, Hock J, Rhodes SJ, Bidwell JP. 2002. Osteoblast intracellular localization of Nmp4 proteins. Bone 30(6):931-6.
5. Bidwell JP, Torrungruang K, Alvarez M, Rhodes SJ, Shah R, Jones DR, Charoonpatrapong K, Hock JM, Watt AJ.  2001.  Involvement of the nuclear matrix in the control of skeletal genes: the NMP1 (YY1), NMP2 (Cbfa1), and NMP4 (Nmp4/CIZ) transcription factors.  Critical Reviews in Eukaryotic Gene Expression 11(4):279-97.
6. Shah R, Alvarez M, Jones DR, Torrungruang K, Watt AJ, Selvamurugan N, Partridge NC, Quinn CO, Pavalko FM, Rhodes SJ, Bidwell JP.  “Nmp4/CIZ Regulation of Matrix Metalloproteinase 13 (MMP-13) response to parathyroid hormone in osteoblasts.”  Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 2004;287:E289-E296.
7. Torrungruang K, Tamsailom S, Rojanasomsith K, Sutdhibhisal S, Nisapakultorn K, Vanichjakvong O, Prapakamol S, Premsirinirund T, Pusiri T, Jaratkulangkoon O, Unkurapinun N, Sritara P.  “Risk indicators of periodontal disease in older Thai adults.”  J  Periodontol 2005;76:558-565.
8. Torrungruang K, Nisapakultorn K, Sutdhibhisal S, Tamsailom S, Rojanasomsith K, Vanichjakvong O, Prapakamol S, Premsirinirund T, Pusiri T, Jaratkulangkoon O, Kusump S, Rajatanavin R.  “The effect of cigarette smoking on the severity of  periodontal diseases among older Thai adults.”  J  Periodontol 2005:76:566-572.
9. Torrungruang K, Sittisomwong S, Rojanasomsith K, Asvanit P, Korkongwisarut D, Vipismakul V.  “Langerhans’ Cell Histiocytosis in a 5-year-old girl: Evidence of periodontal pathogens.”  J Periodontol 2006;77:728-733.
10. Dhanuthai K, Torrungruang K.  Verruciform xanthoma: Report of three cases.  Acta Stomatol Croat 2007;41(2):166-72.
11. Patanapiradej V, Torrungruang K, Chulanutrakul S. Influences of time on enamel surface etched by gel etchant. J Dent Assoc Thai 1990;40(5):220-225.
12. Torrungruang K, Chutimaworapan S. Effect of mangosteen pericarp extract on cell viability in human gingival fibroblasts. Chulalongkorn Univ Dent J 2006;29(2):75-82.
13. Torrungruang K, Sittisomwong S, Techalertpaisan P, Piemjai M. Interdisciplinary dental treatment Part I: Periodontal therapy in a young adult patient with generalized aggressive periodontitis and idiopathic gingival enlargement. J Dent Assoc Thai 2006;56(4):279-289.
14. Techalertpaisan P, Torrungruang K, Piemjai M. Interdisciplinary dental treatment Part II: An orthodontic treatment of a young adult patient with generalized and severe periodontal destruction. J Dent Assoc Thai 2006;56(5):357-369.
15. Piemjai M, Implee S, Torrungruang K, Techalertpaisan. Interdisciplinary dental treatment Part III: Fixed prostheses on uncut enamel abutments to restore an open bite occlusion and replace both teeth and severe alveolar bone loss in a young adult patient. J Dent Assoc Thai 2006;56(6):381-391.
16. Torrungruang K, Vichienroj P, Chutimaworapan S. Antibacterial activity of mangosteen pericarp extract against cariogenic Streptococcus mutans. J Chulalongkorn Univ Dent J 2007;30(1):1-10.
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Torrungruang K, Vichienroj P, Chutimaworapan S. Antibacterial activity of mangosteen pericarp extract against periodontal pathogens. J Dent Assoc Thai 2007;57(5):240-246.

18. Torrungruang K, Chutimaworapan S. Effect of mangosteen pericarp extract on the lipopolysaccharide induced prostaglandin E2 production in monocytes/macrophages. J Dent Assoc Thai 2007;57(6):347-354.