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Sang-Soo Kwak(Professor)

INFO

  • AffiliationKRIBB School
  • Majors Biotechnology
    (Environmental Biotechnology)
  • Contact Information042-860-4432
  • Major농화학
  • DegreePh.D.
  • Highest Level of EducationUniversity of Tokyo
  • E-Mail

Field of Research

(Sweetpotato for sustainable development on global marginal lands)

Research Results

-  1. Kim SH, Ahn YO, Ahn MJ, Lee HS, Kwak SS "Down-regulation of beta-carotene hydroxylase increases beta-carotene and total carotenoids enhancing salt stress tolerance in transgenic cultured cells of sweetpotato" Phytochemistry 2012, 74, 69-78. -  2. Park SC, Kim YH, Ji CY, Park SY, Jung JC, Lee HS, Kwak SS "Stable internal reference genes for the normalization of real-time PCR in different sweetpotato cultivars subjected to abiotic stress conditions" PLOS One 2012, 7(12) e-51502: 1-9 -  3. Kim SH, Ahn YO, Ahn MJ, Jeong JC, Lee HS, Kwak SS "Cloning and characterization of an Orange gene that increases carotenoid accumulation and salt stress tolerance in transgenic sweetpotato cultures" Plant Physiol. Biochem. 2013, in press.

Book(in last five years)

-  21세기 구원투수 고구마[2017-06-23]

Treatise

-  Comparative characterization of sweetpotato antioxidant genes from expressed sequence tags of dehydration-treated fibrous roots under different abiotic stress conditions[ MOLECULAR BIOLOGY REPORTS,2013-11-01] -  Differential responses of three sweetpotato metallothionein genes to abiotic stress and heavy metals[ MOLECULAR BIOLOGY REPORTS,2014-01-01] -  Down-regulation of sweetpotato lycopene β-cyclase gene enhance to abiotic stress in transgenic calli[ MOLECULAR BIOLOGY REPORTS,2014-02-01] -  Transgenic alfalfa plants expressing AtNDPK2 exhibit increased growth and tolerance to abiotic stresses[ PLANT PHYSIOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY,2014-03-01] -  Overexpression of codA gene confers enhanced tolerance to abiotic stresses in alfalfa[ PLANT PHYSIOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY,2014-04-01] -  Responses of sweetpotato peroxidases to sodium nitroprusside-mediated nitric oxide[ JOURNAL OF PLANT BIOCHEMISTRY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY,2014-05-01] -  Overexpression of the sweetpotato IbOr gene results in the increased accumulation of carotenoid and confers tolerance to environmental stresses in transgenic potato[ COMPTES RENDUS BIOLOGIES,2015-01-01] -  Enhanced accumulation of carotenoids in sweetpotato plants overexpressing IbOr-Ins gene in purple-fleshed sweetpotato cultivar[ PLANT PHYSIOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY,2015-02-01] -  A comparative study of proteomic differences between pencil and storage roots of sweetpotato (Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.[ PLANT PHYSIOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY,2015-03-01] -  Diverse antioxidant enzyme levels in different sweetpotato root types during storage root formation[ PLANT GROWTH REGULATION,2015-04-01] -  Heterologous expression of sweetpotato IbMYB1a by different promoters exhibits different patterns of anthocyanin accumulation in tobacco[ PLANT PHYSIOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY,2015-05-01] -  Overexpression of the IbMYB1 gene in an orange-fleshed sweetpotato cultivar produces a dual-pigmented transgenic sweetpotato with improved antioxidant activity[ PHYSIOLOGIA PLANTARUM,2015-06-01] -  Transgenic Alfalfa Plants Expressing the Sweetpotato Orange Gene Exhibit Enhanced Abiotic Stress Tolerance[ PLOS ONE,2015-07-01] -  Transgenic poplar expressing Arabidopsis YUCCA6 exhibits auxin-overproduction phenotypes and increased tolerance to abiotic stress[ PLANT PHYSIOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY,2015-08-01] -  Expression of both CuZnSOD and APX in chloroplasts enhances tolerance to sulphur dioxide in transgenic sweetpotato plants[ COMPTES RENDUS BIOLOGIES,2015-09-01] -  Transgenic poplar expressing codA exhibits enhanced growth and abiotic stress tolerance[ PLANT PHYSIOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY,2016-01-01] -  Molecular characterization of tocopherol biosynthetic genes in sweetpotato that respond to stress and activate the tocopherol production in tobacco[ PLANT PHYSIOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY,2016-02-01] -  Expressing the sweetpotato IbOr gene results in transgenic potato improves drought tolerance and marketable tuber production[ COMPTES RENDUS BIOLOGIES,2016-03-01] -  Molecular characterization of biotic and abiotic stress-responsive MAP kinase genes, IbMPK3 and IbMPK6, in sweetpotato[ PLANT PHYSIOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY,2016-04-01] -  Transgenic potato plants expressing the cold-inducible transcription factor SCOF-1 display enhanced tolerance to freezing stress[ PLANT BREEDING,2016-05-01] -  Orange protein has a role in phytoene synthase stabilization in sweetpotato[ SCIENTIFIC REPORTS,2016-06-01] -  Overexpression of Arabidopsis ABF3 gene enhanced the tolerance to multiple abiotic stresses with smaller leaf size in alfalfa[ PLANT PHYSIOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY,2016-07-01] -  Comparison of Agrobacterium mediated wheat and barley transformation with nucleoside diphosphate kinase 2 (NDPK2) gene[ PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF BOTANY,2016-12-01] -  Transcriptome profiling of sweetpotato tuberous roots during low temperature storage[ PLANT PHYSIOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY,2017-01-01] -  Down-regulation of GIGANTEA-like genes increase plant growth and salt stress tolerance in poplar[ PLANT BIOTECHNOLOGY JOURNAL,2017-02-01] -  A high-density SNP genetic map consisting of a complete set of homologous groups in autohexaploid sweetpotato (Ipomoea batatas)[ SCIENTIFIC REPORTS,2017-03-01] -  Metabolic engineering of carotenoids in transgenic sweetpotato[ BREEDING SCIENCE,2017-04-01] -  Molecular cloning and characterization of a novel GIGANTEA gene in sweetpotato[ PLANT PHYSIOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY,2017-05-01] -  Suppression of β-carotene hydroxylase gene increases β-carotene contents and tolerance to abiotic stress in transgenic sweetpotato plants[ PLANT PHYSIOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY,2017-06-01] -  IbOr regulates photosynthesis under heat stress by stabilizing IbPsbP in sweetpotato[ FRONTIERS IN PLANT SCIENCE,2017-07-01] -  Overexpressing IbCBF3 increases low temperature and drought stress tolerance in transgenic sweetpotato[ PLANT PHYSIOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY,2017-08-01] -  Overexpression of Arabidopsis P3B increases heat and low temperature stress tolerance in transgenic sweetpotato[ BMC PLANT BIOLOGY,2017-09-01] -  Overexpressing sweetpotato peroxidase gene swpa4 affects nitric oxide production by activating the expression of reactive oxygen species- and nitric oxide-related genes in tobacco[ PLANT PHYSIOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY,2017-10-01] -  Ipomoea batatas HKT1 transporter homolog mediates K+ and Na+ uptake in Saccharomyces cerevisiae[ JOURNAL OF INTEGRATIVE AGRICULTURE,2017-10-01]

Patent

-  IbOrange gene involved in carotenoid accumulation from Ipomoea batatas.[2013-04-17]