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Ching-Wan LamClinical Professor, Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, The UniversityofHong Kong, Hong Kong, China.



  1. Lai CK, Lam CW, Chan YW. High performance thin-layer chromatography of free porphyrins for diagnosis of porphyria. Clin Chem 1994; 40: 2026-2029
  2. Lolin YL, Lam CW, Lo WH, Au KL, Masarei JRL. IgD multiple myeloma with thoracic spinal cord compression due to epidural extraosseous tumour spread. J Clin Pathol 1994; 47: 669-671
  3. Lam CW, Jain K, ChanKY, Silva DK, Chan YW, Wong LJC. Diagnosis of mitochondrial encephalomyopathy, lactic acidosis, and stroke-like episodes in a Chinese family by PCR/restriction enzyme analysis. J Clin Path Mol Pathol 1995; 48: M285-288
  4. Kong TK, Lam CW, Lee KC, Au KL. Clinicopathological conference: amyloidosis and light chain myeloma in a 68-year-old man. J HK Geriatr Soc 1995; 6: 29-36
  5. Lam CW. Normocalcaemic primary hyperparathyroidism and renal stone formers. J HK Geriatr Soc 1996; 7: 44
  6. Lam CW, Lau CH, Williams JC, Chan YW, Wong LJC. Mitochondrial myopathy, encephalopathy, lactic acidosis and stroke-like episodes (MELAS) triggered by valproate therapy. Eur J Ped 1997; 156: 562-564
  7. Yuen WF, Lam CW, TC Chow, MC Chiu. A characteristic dissection microscopy appearance of a renal biopsy of a Fabry heterozygote. Nephron 1997; 77: 354-356
  8. Wong LJC, Lam CW. Alternative, non-invasive tissues for quantitative screening of mutant mitochondrial DNA. Clin Chem 1997; 43: 1241-1243
  9. Pang CP, Law LK, Mak YT, Shek CC, Cheung KL, Mak TWL, Lam CW, AYW Chan, Fok TF. Biochemical Investigation of young hospitalised Chinese children: results over a seven-year period. Am J Med Genet 1997; 72: 417-421
  10. Lam CW, Lai CK, Chan YW. Simultaneous fluorescence detection of fecal urobilins and porphyrins by reversed-phase high-performance thin-layer chromatography. Clin Chem 1998; 44: 345-346
  11.  Lam CW, But WM, Shek CC, Tong SF, Chan YS, Choy KW, Tse WY, Pang CP,HjelmNM. Glucose-6-phosphatase gene (727G®T) splicing mutation is prevalent in Hong Kong Chinese patients with glycogen storage disease type 1a. Clin Genet 1998; 53: 184-190
  12. Lam CW, Liang MH, Pang CP, Tong SF, Wong LJC. A novel DraI polymorphism in the 3¢ untranslated region of human glucose-6-phosphatase gene: useful for carrier detection and prenatal diagnosis of glycogen storage disease type 1a. Clin Genet 1998; 53: 502-503
  13. Lam CW. A mathematical relationship between the number of isomers of alkenes and alkynes: a result established from the enumeration of isomers of alkenes from alkyl biradicals. J Math Chem 1998; 23: 421-428
  14. Xie J, Murone M, Luoh SM, Ryan A, Gu Q, Zhang C, Bonifas JM, Lam CW, Hynes M, Goddard A, Rosenthal A, Epstein EH Jr, de Sauvage FJ. Activating Smoothened mutations in sporadic basal-cell carcinoma. Nature 1998; 391: 90-92
  15.  Wong LJC, Liang MH, Hwu WL, Lam CW. Linkage disequilibrium and linkage analysis of glucose-6-phosphatase gene. Hum Genet 1998; 103: 199-203
  16. Lam CW, Xie J, To KF, Ng HK, Lee KC, Yuen NWF, Lim PL, Chan YS, Tong SF, McCormick F. A frequent activated smoothened mutation in sporadic basal cell carcinomas. Oncogene 1999; 18: 833-836
  17. Lam CW, Chan BY, Tong SF. Definition of the correct sequence in the donor splice site of intron 2 in the human glucose-6-phosphate translocase gene. FEBS Lett 1999; 445: 449-450
  18. Galli L, Orrico A, Marcolongo P, Fulceri R, Burchell A, Melis D, Parini R, Gatti R, Lam CW, Benedetti A, Sorrentino V. Mutations in the glucose-6-phosphate transporter (G6PT) gene in patients with glycogen storage diseases type 1b and 1c. FEBS Lett 1999; 459: 255-258
  19. Lam CW, Tong SF, Lam YY, Chan BY, Ma CH, Lim PL. Identification of a novel missense mutation (G149E) in glucose-6-phosphate translocase gene in a Chinese family with glycogen storage disease 1b. Hum Mut 1999; 13: 507
  20. Law WK, Choy KW, Lam CW. Novel single nucleotide polymorphism (9678G®A) for linkage analysis of acute intermittent porphyria. Clin Chem 1999; 45: 308-309