Research Topics

Byeong Cheol Moon


Country: Korea


  1. Park I, Yang S, Kim W, Song J, Lee H, Lee H, et al. Sequencing and Comparative Analysis of the Chloroplast Genome of Angelica polymorpha and the Development of a Novel Indel Marker for Species Identification. Molecules. 2019;24: pubmed publisher
    ..polymorpha and L. officinale accessions. Our results provide important taxonomic and phylogenetic information on herbal medicines and facilitate their authentication using the indel marker. ..
  2. Kim S, Lee A, Chun J, Lee A, Kim H, Seo Y, et al. Anthriscus sylvestris root extract reduces allergic lung inflammation by regulating interferon regulatory factor 4-mediated Th2 cell activation. J Ethnopharmacol. 2019;232:165-175 pubmed publisher
    ..ASE exerts anti-asthmatic effects by inhibiting IRF4 expression and thereby suppressing Th2 cell activation. ..
  3. Lee J, Jung Y, Shin J, Kim H, Moon B, Ryu D, et al. Secondary metabolite profiling of Curcuma species grown at different locations using GC/TOF and UPLC/Q-TOF MS. Molecules. 2014;19:9535-51 pubmed publisher
  4. Moon B, Kim W, Park I, Sung G, Noh P. Establishment of a PCR Assay for the Detection and Discrimination of Authentic Cordyceps and Adulterant Species in Food and Herbal Medicines. Molecules. 2018;23: pubmed publisher
    ..The ITS-based SCAR markers and the real-time PCR assay constitute a useful genetic tool for preventing the adulteration of Cordyceps and Cordyceps-related dietary supplements. ..
  5. Noh P, Kim W, Yang S, Park I, Moon B. Authentication of the Herbal Medicine Angelicae Dahuricae Radix Using an ITS Sequence-Based Multiplex SCAR Assay. Molecules. 2018;23: pubmed publisher
    ..This multiplex SCAR assay shows a great potential in reducing the time and cost involved in the identification of genuine Angelicae Dahuricae Radix and adulterant contamination. ..
  6. Park I, Yang S, Kim W, Noh P, Lee H, Moon B. Authentication of Herbal Medicines Dipsacus asper and Phlomoides umbrosa Using DNA Barcodes, Chloroplast Genome, and Sequence Characterized Amplified Region (SCAR) Marker. Molecules. 2018;23: pubmed publisher
    ..umbrosa. Our results provide important taxonomic, phylogenetic, and evolutionary information on the Dipsacus species. The SCAR markers developed here will be useful for the authentication of herbal medicines. ..
  7. Kim W, Moon B, Yang S, Han K, Choi G, Lee A. Rapid Authentication of the Herbal Medicine Plant Species Aralia continentalis Kitag. and Angelica biserrata C.Q. Yuan and R.H. Shan Using ITS2 Sequences and Multiplex-SCAR Markers. Molecules. 2016;21:270 pubmed publisher
    ..The multiplex assay will be a useful tool for identification of authentic Araliae Continentalis Radix and/or Angelicae Pubescentis Radix preparations in Korea and China. ..
  8. Kim W, Ji Y, Choi G, Kang Y, Yang S, Moon B. Molecular identification and phylogenetic analysis of important medicinal plant species in genus Paeonia based on rDNA-ITS, matK, and rbcL DNA barcode sequences. Genet Mol Res. 2016;15: pubmed publisher
    ..Furthermore, based on the assessment of amplicon sizes, inter/intra-specific distances, marker nucleotides, and phylogenetic analysis, rDNA-ITS was the most suitable DNA barcode for identification of these species. ..
  9. Park I, Kim W, Yeo S, Choi G, Kang Y, Piao R, et al. The Complete Chloroplast Genome Sequences of Fritillaria ussuriensis Maxim. and Fritillaria cirrhosa D. Don, and Comparative Analysis with Other Fritillaria Species. Molecules. 2017;22: pubmed publisher

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  1. Kim W, Yang S, Choi G, Moon B. Peptide Nucleic Acid Based Molecular Authentication for Identification of Four Medicinal Paeonia Species Using Melting Array Analysis of the Internal Transcribed Spacer 2 Region. Molecules. 2017;22: pubmed publisher
    ..This technique may also contribute to quality control and standardization of herbal medicines by providing a reliable authentication tool and preventing the distribution of inauthentic adulterants. ..
  2. Park I, Yang S, Choi G, Kim W, Moon B. The Complete Chloroplast Genome Sequences of Aconitum pseudolaeve and Aconitum longecassidatum, and Development of Molecular Markers for Distinguishing Species in the Aconitum Subgenus Lycoctonum. Molecules. 2017;22: pubmed publisher
    ..i> These two new complete CP genomes provide useful genomic information for species identification and evolutionary studies of the Aconitum subgenus Lycoctonum. ..