Hongkyun Kim, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Chicago Medical School
Room 3.228
Building: BSB
Phone: 847.578.3442
Fax: 847.578.3253

Oh, K, HJ., Abraham, L., Gegg, C., Silvestri, C., Huang, Y. C., Alkema, M., Furst, J., Raicu, D., and Kim, H. (2015). Presynaptic BK channel localization is dependent on the hierarchical organization of alpha-catulin and dystrobrevin and fine-tuned by CaV2 calcium channels. BMC Neuroscience 16:26.  http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2202/16/26

Oh, K, HJ., Kim, H. (2013). IGF signaling in muscle degenerative diseases. Aging. 5(12):865-6.  http://www.impactaging.com/papers/v5/n12/pdf/100625.pdf

Oh, K, HJ., Kim, H. (2013). Reduced IGF signaling prevents muscle cell death in a Caenorhabditis elegans model of muscular dystrophy. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U S A. 110(47):19024-9.  http://www.pnas.org/content/110/47/19024.full.pdf+html

Metzler, R., Meleshkevitch, E.A., Fox, J., Kim, H., and Boudko, D.Y. (2013) A SLC6 transporter of the novel B0,- system aids in absorption and detection of nutrient amino acids in Caenorhabditis elegans. J. Exp Biol., 216(Pt 15):2843-57

Oh, H. J., Abraham, L. S., van Hengel, J., Stove, C., Proszynski, T.J., Gevaert, C., DiMario, J.X., Sanes, J. R., van Roy F, and Kim, H. (2012) The interaction of of alpha-catulin with dystrobrevin contributes to the integrity of the dystrophin complex in muscle. J. Biol. Chem., 287:21717-21728.

Sancar F., Touroutine D., Gao S., Oh H. J., Gendrel M., Bessereau J.-L., Kim H., Zhen M., and  Richmond J. E. (2011). The dystrophin-associated protein complex maintains muscle excitability by regulating BK channel localization. J. Biol. Chem., 286:33501-33510.

Abraham, L. S., Oh, H. J., Sancar, F., Richmond, J. E., and Kim, H. (2010).  An alpha-catulin homologue controls neuromuscular function through localization of the dystrophin complex and BK channels in Caenorhabditis elegans. PLoS Genetics, 6(8): e1001077.

*Kim, H., Pierce-Shimomura, J. T., Oh, H. J., Johnson, B. E., Goodman, M. B., and *McIntire, S. M. (2009). The dystrophin complex controls BK channel localization and muscle activity in Caenorhabditis elegans. PLoS Genetics, 5(12): e1000780. *Co-corresponding author http://www.plosgenetics.org/article/fetchObject.action?uri=info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pgen.1000780&representation=PDF

Kim, H., Rogers, M. J., Richmond, J. E., and McIntire, S. M. (2004). SNF-6 is an acetylcholine transporter interacting with the dystrophin complex in Caenorhabditis elegans. Nature, 430, 891-896.

Davies, A. G., Shimomura-Pierce, J. T., Kim, H., VanHoven, M. K, Thiele, T. R. Bonci, A., Bargmann, C. I. and McIntire, S. M. (2003). A central role of BK channel in behavioral responses to ethanol in C. elegans. Cell, 115, 655-666.


Articles (1995-1999)

Kim, H., and Baumann, H. (1999). Dual signaling role of protein tyrosine phosphatase SHP-2 in regulating expression of acute phase plasma proteins by IL-6 type cytokine receptors in hepatic cells. Mol. Cell. Biol. 19, 5326-5338.

Lai, C.F., Ripperger, J., Wang, Y., Kim, H., Hawley R. B., Baumann H. (1999). The STAT3-independent signaling pathway by glycoprotein 130 in hepatic cells. J. Biol. Chem. 274, 7793-802.

Lim, S.-K., Kim, H., Lim, S. K., bin Ali, A., Lim, Y. K., Wang, Y., Chong, S. M., Costantini, F., and Baumman, H. (1998). Increased susceptibility in Hp knockout mice during acute hemolysis. Blood 92, 1870-1877.

Kim, H., Hawley, T., Hawley, R., and Baumann, H. (1998). Protein tyrosine phosphatase (SHP-2) moderates signaling by gp130 but is not required for the induction of acute-phase plasma protein genes in hepatic cells. Mol. Cell. Biol. 18,1525-1533.

Kim, H., and Baumann, H. (1997). Transmembrane domain of gp130 contributes to intracellular signal transduction in hepatic cells. J. Biol. Chem. 272, 30741-30747.

Kim, H., and Baumann, H. (1997). The carboxyl-terminal region of STAT3 controls gene induction by the mouse haptoglobin promoter. J. Biol. Chem. 272,14571-14579.

Baumann, H., Morella K. K., White, D. W., Dembski, M., Bailon, P. S., Kim, H., Lai, C. F., and Tartaglia, L. A. (1996). The full-length leptin receptor has signaling capabilities of interleukin 6-type cytokine receptors. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. in U. S. A. 93,8374-8378.

Kim, H., Lee, H., S., Chang, K., T., Ko, T., H., Baek, K., J., and Kwon, N., S. (1995). Chloromethyl ketones block induction of nitric oxide synthase in murine macrophages by preventing activation of nuclear factor-kappa B. J. Immunol. 154, 4741-4748.

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