Inho Hwang

Inho Hwang
Chonbuk National University | cbnu

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In the present study, the reduced graphene oxide (RGO) decorated by monodispersed superparamagnetic Fe3O4 (RGO-IO) nanocomposite was prepared and confirmed with various spectroscopic and microscopic techniques. The elemental spectral mapping depicts the composition of carbon, oxygen and iron in confirmed the successful formulation and homogenous di...
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In the present study, we comparatively analyzed the transcriptomic profiling of fibroblasts derived from two different muscles, biceps femoris and longissimus dorsi with significant difference in the meat quality and tenderness. EBSeq algorithm was applied to analyze the data, and genes were considered to be significantly differentially expressed i...
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In the present study, the zero valent zinc (ZVZ) was used in the field of tissue regeneration engineering by inducing the preadipocytes into mature adipocytes in mouse 3T3-L1 cells. Initially, the ZVZ nanoparticles was synthesized using chemical reduction method and confirmed by EDS spectrum analysis which showed the presence of zinc ion without an...
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In the present study, the titanium decorated iron oxide (Ti@Fe2O3) nanocomposites are synthesized using the chemical method. The as-prepared nanocomposite was characterized for successful formulation and the elemental spectra showed the composition of Fe (44%), Ti (0.71%) and O (55%) is confirmed the homogenous distribution. Crystallographic spectr...
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Dry aging has been widely applied for the aging of meat to produce a unique flavor and tenderness of meat. A number of microorganisms are present, forming a community with interactions that affect the meat aging process. However, their comprehensive compositions are still not well understood. In this study, we analyzed longitudinal changes in micro...
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Cobalt chloride (CoCl2) is a well-known hypoxia mimetic mediator that induces hypoxia-like responses. CoCl2, a mediator confirmed to alleviate hypoxia-inducible factor-1 (HIF-1), has been associated with a variety of hypoxic responses. HIF-1 is the foremost transcriptionfactor that is particularly activated during hypoxia and regulates various gene...
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Nanoparticles having strong optical and electronic properties are the most widely used materials in sensor development. Since the target analyte interacts directly with the surface of the material, the choice of ligand for functionalizing the surface of the material is the key for its further applications. The functionalized surface of the material...
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The present study aimed at investigating the effects of dry- and wet-aging methods on flavor compounds and sensory properties of low fat Hanwoo beef muscles. All the beef samples were obtained from 2-grade carcasses of Hanwoo cows. The beef samples used in the dry- and wet-aging methods were prepared in the forms of quarter beef (bone-in) and cuts...
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The aim of the study was to evaluate the effect of an early post-mortem low voltage electrical stimulation (ES) to localized part of carcasses [m.longissimus lumborum (LL) and m.biceps femoris (BF)] and determined the tenderness and flavor compounds of Hanwoo steers (n=16). Carcasses were stimulated within 30 min post-mortem for 60s using 60 volts...
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The present study aimed at evaluating effects of traditional sauce type and storage time on shelf-life and flavor compounds of marinated pork cooked by Sous-Vide method. Five different traditional sauces (Meju soy sauce, Brewed soy sauce, Fish-soy sauce, Ishiru fish sauce and Anchovy fish sauce) purchased from Asian countries were used. After marin...
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Flavor is one of the most significant characteristics of beef palatability and it can eventually affect the consumer's acceptance of a beef product and purchasing habits. Variation in beef quality is large and is due to many factors, such as differences in genetic background, sex, age, management and nutrition. The consumer's decision to purchase b...
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Our investigation for the first time explores the possibility of fabrication of a Capsaicin/polyurethane-based bioactive wound dressing. A micro/nanofibrous bandage was synthesized by electrospinning polyurethane supplemented with natural anti-inflammatory agent, Capsaicin. Herein, the best concentration (3%) of Capsaicin in polyurethane to get a c...
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The effects of high-pressure processing (HPP) treatment on the quality characteristics of low graded Hanwoo beef marinated with five different sauces (soy, fish, fish-soy, soy-fish and fish-soy-meat sauces) obtained from Asian countries were studied. The Hanwoo beef striploins were marinated with the aforementioned sauces (at ratio: 3:1 w/w) for 3...
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The present study was designed to investigate the effects of calpain system on the formation of volatile flavor compounds in Hanwoo beef. In the first experiment (exp.1), Longissimus lumborum (LL) muscle samples were injected with solutions containing 50 mM CaCl2 or 50 mM ZnCl2 and 154 mM NaCl respectively, and aged for 7 d at 4°C. In the second ex...
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Nanotechnology is a promptly growing field in this century, and it have been extensively used in several solicitations. Reactive oxygen species (ROS) generation is one of the important mechanism of action of nanoparticles. The excess ROS generation can induce oxidative stress, so the cells are unable to sustain the normal biological redox-regulated...
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Beef was dry aged for 40 to 60 days under controlled environmental conditions in a refrigerated room with a relative humidity of 75% to 80 % and air-flow. To date, there is little information on the microbial diversity and characteristics of dry aged beef. Here, we explored the effect of change in meat microorganisms on dry aged beef. Initially, to...
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Expression of various cytochrome P450s (CYPs) in mammalian brain cells is well documented. However, such studies are hampered in neural/glial cells of human origin due to nonavailability of human brain cells. To address this issue, we investigated the expression and inducibility of CYP2C8 and CYP3A4 and their responsiveness against cyclophosphamide...
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Background ellular damage initiated by reactive oxygen species (ROS) is the main cause of numerous severe diseases and therefore for this reason, the natural antioxidants have note worthy significance in human health. Capsaicin possesses noteworthy analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties. It also possesses healing effects for treatment of arthri...
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The present review has mainly focused on the specific parameters including aging (aging days, temperature, relative humidity, and air flow), eating quality (flavor, tenderness and juiciness), microbiological quality and economic (shrinkage, retail yields and cost) involved beef dry aging process. Dry aging is the process where beef carcasses or pri...
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Herein we report the synthesis of novel silver-ornamented titanium dioxide crossbreed nanofibers via electrospinning with improved cellular response for possible muscle tissue engineering applications. Titanium isopropoxide and silver nitrate served as precursors to get high aspect ratio silver-decorated titania nanofibers. For a model application...
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Recently, nanoscale (<100 nm) inorganic materials, especially spherical shaped zinc oxide (ZnO-QDs) have received significant attention from broad community because of their potential utalizations in various technologies. Due to their large surface to volume (S/V) ratio contributions and extremely high reactivities, they can easily penetrate in var...
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Effects of marbling and chilled ageing on technological quality traits, volatile compounds and sensory characteristics of Hanwoo beef were investigated. Three marbling groups of longissimus dorsi muscles (n ≤ 10 each), namely, high marbling (HM), moderate marbling (MM) and slight marbling (SM), classified according to the Korean carcass-grading sys...
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Beef flavor is considered as the most important factor of eating quality and overall acceptability of consumers. Previous studies on beef flavor have demonstrated the role of numerous volatile compounds in meat aroma. However, the contribution of water-soluble compounds such as peptides, amino acids, reducing sugars, nucleotides, acids, and vitamin...
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This investigation was under taken to explore probable mechanisms and signal pathways involved in cytotoxicity induced by bacterial endotoxin lipopolysaccharide (LPS). Herein, we selected muscle precursor C2C12 myoblasts as representative cells to test effect of calpain inhibitor 3-(4-iodophenyl)-2-mercapto-(Z)-2-propenoic acid (PD150606) on LPS in...
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Taste is considered as one of the five traditional senses and has the ability to detect the flavour of food and certain minerals. Information of taste is transferred to the cortical gustatory area for identification and discrimination of taste quality. Animals have memory recognition power to maintain the familiar foods which are already encountere...
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The effect of Sunphenon and Polyphenon 60 in oxidative stress response, myogenic regulatory factors, inflammatory cytokines, apoptotic and proteolytic pathways on H2O2-induced myotube atrophy was addressed. Cellular responses of H2O2-induced C2C12cells were examined, including mRNA expression of myogenic regulatory factors, such as MyoD and myogeni...
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Nowadays considerable interest has been generated in using hybrid biomimetic bioceramics for engineering diverse hard and soft tissues. C2C12 cell line is an experimental model to study the cell proliferation and differentiation. The present investigation was undertaken to study for the first time the biological interactions of muscle precursor C2C...
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Diabetes mellitus is recognized as a clinical syndrome that is characterized by hyperglycemia due to deficiency of insulin. The global prevalence of diabetes has been estimated to increase from 4% (1995) to 5.4% by the year 2025. Insulin dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM/Type-1) in human, generating hyperglycemia due to insulin deficiency as a cons...
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The objective of this study was to evaluate antioxidant and antiapoptotic effects of a novel peptide (T.peptide) isolated from bovine and commercially available MPG peptide. The amino acid sequences of the T.peptide were (Glu-Val-Pro-Glu-Val-His-Glu-Glu-Val). The antioxidant activities of these peptides were determined by measuring the 1,1-diphenyl...
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Calciotropic hormones were thought to facilitate calcium transfer through active transcellular or passive paracellular pathway for calcium homeostasis. While calcium transport proteins such as CaBP-28 k, TRPV5, NCX1, PMCA1b are involved in calcium reabsorption of the renal tubule using transcellular transport, tight junction proteins are known as c...
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Claudins (CLDNs) are tetraspan transmembrane proteins, which are components of tight junctions. The CLDN family is composed of 27 members that are responsible for paracellular transport and certain CLDNs form charge‑selective ion channels. CLDNs have two extracellular loops, and the charge of the first extracellular loop determines the ion selectiv...
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Recently, substantial interest has been generated in using electrospun biomimetic nanofibers of hybrids, particularly organic/inorganic, to engineer different tissues. The present work, for the first time, introduced a unique natural and synthetic hybrid micronanofiber wound dressing, composed of virgin olive oil/copper oxide nanocrystals and polyu...
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Lentinus (L.) edodes (shiitake mushroom) is used as a traditional medicine in Asia. One of the components of L. edodes, eritadenine (an adenosine analog alkaloid), has been shown to reduce cholesterol levels. The hypocholesterolemic action of eritadenine appears to be achieved through the modification of hepatic phospholipid metabolism. In the pres...
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Caspase-9 has been reported as the key regulator of apoptosis, however, its role in skeletal myoblast development and molecular involvements during cell growth still remains unknown. The current study aimed to present the key role of caspase-9 in the expressions of apoptotic caspases and genome, and cell viability during myoblast growth using RNA i...
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Calcium absorption is regulated by both active (transcellular) and passive (paracellular) pathways. Although each pathway has been studied, correlations between the two pathways have not been well elucidated. In previous investigations, the critical transcellular proteins, calbindin-D9k (CaBP-9k) and -D28k (CaBP-28k), were shown to affect other tra...
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Taste-active compounds (e.g., amino acids and nucleotides) play an important role in contribution to the gustatoty sensation of food. The current study aimed to examine the differences in taste-active compounds between different beef muscles, breeds and aging periods. We have chosen the longissimus dorsi and semitendinosus muscles of Hanwoo breed a...
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The present study demonstrates the effects of different muscle types and chiller ageing periods on the chemical composition, meat quality parameters, sensory characteristics and volatile compounds of Karean native cattle beed. Longissimus dorsi (LD) and Semitendinosus (ST) muscles aged for 7 days and 28 days were used. Moisture, cooking loss, total...
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Homocysteinemia is associated with cardiovascular and neuronal degenerative diseases. Deficiencies of the B vitamins lead to high homocysteine serum levels. Lentinus edodes (L. edodes) is also known as the Shiitake mushroom and may have beneficial effects on vascular and lipid metabolic diseases, including hypertension, homocysteinemia and lipidemi...
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The present study demonstrates the effect of breed on meat quality, sensory characteristics, and flavor components. Longissimus dorsi of ‘Angus’ and ‘Hanwoo’ breeds aged for 29 days were used for investigation of the aforementioned characteristics. Our results revealed that intramuscular fat (IMF) was higher for ‘Hanwoo’ beef as compared to ‘Angus’...
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The present study aimed to investigate the effects of particular unsaturated fatty acids and pH on volatile compounds in the meat-like model systems containing 21 amino acids and ribose. We have chosen oleic acid (C18:1n-9), linoleic acid (C18:2n-6) and linolenic acid (C18:3n-3) for the present investigation. The effect on the volatile compounds wa...
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The well-crystallized ZnO nanoparticles were synthesized by a simple and facile soft chemical approach, and their induction of oxidative stress in Cloudman S91 melanoma cancer cells was studied. The ZnO nanoparticles were characterized for their morphology, structure, and optical properties. The ZnO nanoparticles with the average size of approximat...
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Human interferon α (IFN-α) and erythropoietin (EPO) have been used for a variety of purposes in clinical medicine. Human IFN-α has been used to treat several types of viral infection and cancer, as well as renal anemia, via stimulation of erythrocyte formation in the bone marrow. Transgenic cattle are excellent candidates for pharmaceutical product...
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Various endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) such as bisphenol A (BPA), alkylphenols [4-nonylphenol (NP) and 4-tert octylphenol (OP)] and isobutylparaben (IBP) are a constant concern due to their widespread distribution. It has been reported that some combinations of hormone-disrupting chemicals are much more powerful than any of the chemicals alo...
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Calpains are a class of proteins that belong to the calcium-dependent, non-lysosomal cysteine proteases. There are three major types of calpains expressed in the skeletal muscle, namely, µ-calpain, m-calpain, and calpain 3, which show proteolytic activities. Skeletal muscle fibers possess all three calpains, and they are Ca2+-dependent proteases. T...
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The present study was carried out to understand the co-culture effect of C2C12 and 3T3-L1 preadipocyte cells on calpain, caspase, and heat shock protein (Hsp) systems. Calpains, caspases, and heat shock proteins play critical roles in the growth and development of mammalian cells. Cells were co-cultured using transwell inserts with a 0.4-μm porous...
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Alpha-cypermethrin and carbendazim are synthetic; α-cypermethrin belongs to a class of synthetic pyrethroids and carbendazim belongs to the class of carbamate fungicides. The current study was carried out to evaluate the low-dose exposure of individual and mixed forms of cypermethrin and carbendazim. α-cypermethrin was used at 0.06, 0.12, 0.30 and...
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This study was conducted to establish genetic criteria for phenotypic characteristics of Hanwoo cattle based on allele frequencies and genetic variance analysis using microsatellite markers. Analysis of the genetic diversity among 399 Hanwoo cattle classified according to nose pigmentation and coat color was carried out using 22 microsatellite mark...
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The current study was undertaken to determine the effect of the troglitazone (TGZ) on the expression of peroxisome proliferator-activating receptor (PPARγ), CCAAT/enhancer-binding protein, fatty acid binding protein 4, calpain 1 (CAPN1), and lipid accumulation in the myotube of Hanwoo muscle satellite cells. The satellite cells were treated with 5,...
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The present study was designed to investigate the effect of α-melanocyte-stimulating hormone (α-MSH), nitric oxide (NO) and L-cysteine on melanin production and expression of related genes MC1R, Tyr, Tyrp-1 and Tyrp-2 in muzzle melanocytes of differently colored three native Hanwoo cattle. Muzzle samples were taken from black, brindle and brown Han...
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The calpains play an important role in cell death and cell signaling. Caspases catalyze wholesale destruction of cellular proteins which is a major cause of cellular death. The current study was aimed to present the function of μ-calpain and caspase 9 using RNAi mediated silencing and to observe the mRNA expression level of caspase genes during sat...
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The cytotoxic effect towards myoblast cancer cells (C3C12) of well-crystalline colloidal Pt quantum dots (QDs) was examined and presented in this paper. The Pt QDs were synthesized by facile colloidal process and characterized by transmission electron microscopy (TEM) and high-resolution TEM (HR-TEM), which confirmed that the QDs are prepared in hi...
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The current study was conducted to evaluate the functions of μ-calpain (CAPN1), calpastatin, HSPs (heat shock proteins), and caspases during myogenesis and cell death induced by sodium azide (NaN(3)) hypoxia. The cell samples were divided into three groups: satellite cells formed at confluent monolayer (stage 1), stage 1 cells fusion into myotubes...
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This paper presents the high antibacterial activity of ZnO micro-spheres prepared via solution process using zinc nitrate hexahydrate, (+) l-cysteine, HMT and sodium hydroxide against four pathogenic bacteria Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli, Salmonella typhimurium and Klebsiella pneumoniae. The antibacterial activity of ZnO micro-spheres wa...
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Studies on skeletal muscle cell specification and development have demonstrated in the past that calpains interact with various transcriptional factors in regulating the cellular function. It has therefore, been assumed that transcriptional factors like myogenin, MyoD, Myf5, and MRF4 that are active during the myogenic differentiation might be affe...
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The small-scale technology of Nano science is the science and engineering of making and using materials, functional structures, and devices on the order of nanometer scale. In scientific terms, 'Nano' means 10-9, where 1 nanometer is equivalent to one billionth of a meter. In other words, Nanotechnologies are the body of theories and techniques tha...
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ZnO nanoparticles (ZnO-NPs) were successfully fabricated by soft chemical technique from zinc acetate di-hydrate (Zn(CH3COO)2·2H2O) and octadecylamine (CH3 (CH2)17NH2). The crystallinity of the grown product was analyzed by the XRD technique revealing the as-prepared nanoparticles (NPs) have hexagonal wurzite structure. Their morphology was investi...
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The sap of Acer okamotoanum has been termed 'bone-benefit-water' in Korea owing to its mineral and sugar content. In particular, the calcium (Ca) and potassium (K) concentrations of the sap of Acer okamotoanum are 40- and 20-times higher, respectively, than commercial spring water. In the present study, we examined whether Acer okamotoanum sap impr...
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Microorganisms, their cell filtrates, and live biomass have been utilized for synthesizing various gold nanoparticles. The shape, size, stability as well as the purity of the bio synthesized nanoparticles become very essential for application purpose. In the present study, gold nanoparticles have been synthesized from the supernatant, live cell fil...
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Four membrane calcium (Ca²⁺) channels are known to play an important role in calcium transport: transient receptor potential cation channel subfamily V members 5 and 6 (Trpv5/6), Na⁺/Ca²⁺ exchanger 1 (Ncx1) and plasma membrane Ca²⁺-transporting ATPase1 (Pmca1b). These channels have been shown to mediate the transport of Ca²⁺ between the cytosol and...