Affiliation: National Institute of Agricultural Biotechnology
- Effect of honey bee venom on microglial cells nitric oxide and tumor necrosis factor-alpha production stimulated by LPSSangMi Han
Department of Agricultural Biology, National Institute of Agricultural Science and Technology, Suwon, South Korea
J Ethnopharmacol 111:176-81. 2007..KBV could be useful in inhibiting the production of inflammatory cytokine and NO production in neurodegenerative diseases. Further studies on the pharmacological aspects of the individual components of KBV are recommended...
- Biological effects of treatment of an animal skin wound with honeybee (Apis mellifera. L) venomSangMi Han
Department of Agricultural Biology, National Academy of Agricultural Science, 61, Seodun dong, Suwon 441 100, Republic of Korea
J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 64:e67-72. 2011..The pharmacological activities of honeybee (Apis mellifera L.) venom (BV) have been used in wound healing for centuries...
- Postantibiotic effect of purified melittin from honeybee (Apis mellifera) venom against Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureusSangMi Han
National Academy of Agricultural Science, Agricultural Biology, Suwon, South Korea
J Asian Nat Prod Res 11:796-804. 2009..The PAEs of melittin against E. coli and S. aureus were 0.1 h (1 x MIC), 3.2 h (5 x MIC), and 4.35 h (1 x MIC), respectively. These results suggest that whole BV and melittin will be developed as a novel antibacterial drug...
- Characterization of the molecular features and expression patterns of two serine proteases in Hermetia illucens (Diptera: Stratiomyidae) larvaeWontae Kim
National Academy of Agricultural Science, Rural Development Administration, Suwon, Korea
BMB Rep 44:387-92. 2011..These expression pattern differences suggest that Hi-SP1 may be a larval specific chymotrypsin-like protease involved with food digestion, while Hi-SP2 may be a trypsin-like protease with diverse functions at different stages...