Experts and Doctors on copepoda in Seoul, South Korea


Locale: Seoul, South Korea
Topic: copepoda

Top Publications

  1. Hwang D, Lee K, Lee J. Cloning and expression of Vitellogenin 2 gene from the intertidal copepod Tigriopus japonicus. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2009;1163:417-20 pubmed publisher
    ..The expression of Vg transcripts was negligible in all naupliar stages and copepodid stages 1 to 4 but was detectable in female copepods of stage 5 and 6. Female adults expressed over 270 times more Vg transcripts than male adults. ..
  2. Ki J, Raisuddin S, Lee K, Hwang D, Han J, Rhee J, et al. Gene expression profiling of copper-induced responses in the intertidal copepod Tigriopus japonicus using a 6K oligochip microarray. Aquat Toxicol. 2009;93:177-87 pubmed publisher
    ..Daphnia's use is limited to freshwater ecotoxicogenomics. Here we propose an oligochip microarray-based approach for risk assessment of trace metals in a potential model marine test species. ..
  3. Hwang D, Lee J, Lee K, Rhee J, Han J, Lee J, et al. Cloning and expression of ecdysone receptor (EcR) from the intertidal copepod, Tigriopus japonicus. Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol. 2010;151:303-12 pubmed publisher
    ..In addition, bisphenol A (100microg/L) repressed TJ-EcR expression. Our results suggest that TJ-EcR could be a biomarker for the monitoring of the impact of environmental stressors in copepods. ..
  4. Lee M, Han J, Lee S, Kim D, Kang H, Won E, et al. A brominated flame retardant 2,2',4,4' tetrabrominated diphenyl ether (BDE-47) leads to lipogenesis in the copepod Tigriopus japonicus. Aquat Toxicol. 2016;178:19-26 pubmed publisher
    ..This study provides a better understanding of the effects of BDE-47 on DNL in copepods. ..
  5. Lee J, Rhee J, Kim R, Hwang D, Han J, Choi B, et al. The copepod Tigriopus japonicus genomic DNA information (574Mb) and molecular anatomy. Mar Environ Res. 2010;69 Suppl:S21-3 pubmed publisher
    ..japonicus and discuss its potential use in environmental genomics and ecotoxicological studies for uncovering mechanisms of environmental stresses and chemical toxicities to marine crustaceans. ..
  6. Kim B, Choi B, Lee K, Ki J, Kim I, Choi I, et al. Expression profile analysis of antioxidative stress and developmental pathway genes in the manganese-exposed intertidal copepod Tigriopus japonicus with 6K oligochip. Chemosphere. 2013;92:1214-23 pubmed publisher
    ..japonicus, and provide a better understanding of mechanistic molecular studies of Mn-induced cellular damage. ..
  7. Lee Y, Kim I, Jung S, Lee J. Analysis of 686 expressed sequence tags (ESTs) from the intertidal harpacticoid copepod Tigriopus japonicus (Crustacea, Copepoda). Mar Pollut Bull. 2005;51:757-68 pubmed
    ..We are now preparing a T. japonicus cDNA chip for molecular ecotoxicological studies. In this paper, we discuss the potential use of T. japonicus ESTs and their importance in ecotoxicology...
  8. Seo J, Lee Y, Park H, Lee J. The intertidal copepod Tigriopus japonicus small heat shock protein 20 gene (Hsp20) enhances thermotolerance of transformed Escherichia coli. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2006;340:901-8 pubmed
    ..These findings provide a better understanding of cellular protection mechanisms against environmental stress such as heat shock...
  9. Lee Y, Park T, Jung S, Seo J, Park H, Hagiwara A, et al. Cloning and characterization of glutathione S-transferase gene in the intertidal copepod Tigriopus japonicus and its expression after exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals. Mar Environ Res. 2006;62 Suppl:S219-23 pubmed publisher
    ..These results suggest that the two EDCs act in different manners in T. japonicus...

More Information


  1. Lee K, Raisuddin S, Hwang D, Park H, Lee J. Acute toxicities of trace metals and common xenobiotics to the marine copepod Tigriopus japonicus: Evaluation of its use as a benchmark species for routine ecotoxicity tests in Western Pacific coastal regions. Environ Toxicol. 2007;22:532-8 pubmed
    ..We, therefore, strongly advocate that T. japonicus shall be adopted as a benchmark marine species for routine ecotoxicity testing and ecotoxicological studies in Western Pacific coasts. ..
  2. Ki J, Park H, Lee J. The complete mitochondrial genome of the cyclopoid copepod Paracyclopina nana: a highly divergent genome with novel gene order and atypical gene numbers. Gene. 2009;435:13-22 pubmed publisher
    ..We present the first complete mitogenome sequence from a cyclopoid copepod, thereby increasing our understanding of copepod and crustacean evolution from the mitochondrial point of view...
  3. Kang S, Seo J, Han J, Lee J, Jung J. A comparative study of toxicity identification using Daphnia magna and Tigriopus japonicus: implications of establishing effluent discharge limits in Korea. Mar Pollut Bull. 2011;63:370-5 pubmed publisher
  4. Kim B, Rhee J, Park G, Lee J, Lee Y, Lee J. Cu/Zn- and Mn-superoxide dismutase (SOD) from the copepod Tigriopus japonicus: molecular cloning and expression in response to environmental pollutants. Chemosphere. 2011;84:1467-75 pubmed publisher
    ..Therefore, this study would give a clue to better understand the mode of action of antioxidant genes and enzymes under oxidative stress in marine invertebrates...
  5. Lee M, Puthumana J, Lee S, Kang H, Park J, Jeong C, et al. BDE-47 induces oxidative stress, activates MAPK signaling pathway, and elevates de novo lipogenesis in the copepod Paracyclopina nana. Aquat Toxicol. 2016;181:104-112 pubmed publisher
    ..nana. This study will provide a better understanding of how BDE-47 effects on marine invertebrates particularly on the copepods, an important link in the marine food chain. ..