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Hongkyun Kim, Ph.D.

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

Truong,T., Karlinski Z.A.,, O’Hara C., Cabe, M., Kim, H., and Bakowska, J.C. (2015) Oxidative Stress in Caenorhabditis elegans: Protective Effects of Spartin. PLoS One 26;10(6):e0130455.

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.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3713946/

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. http://www.jbc.org/content/286/38/33501.long

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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