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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Jong Heon Kim
Foodborne Toxin Detection and Prevention
Research Molecular Biologist

Phone: (510) 559-5841
Fax: (510) 559-5777
Room 1122
USDA, ARS, PWA, WRRC-FTDP
800 BUCHANAN STREET
ALBANY, CA, 94710


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Use of benzo anologs to enhance antimycotic activity of kresoxim methyl for control of aflatoxigenic fungal pathogens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, J.H., Mahoney, N.E., Chan, K.L., Campbell, B.C., Haff, R.P., Stanker, L.H. 2014. Use of benzo anologs to enhance antimycotic activity of kresoxim methyl for control of aflatoxigenic fungal pathogens. Frontiers in Microbiology. DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2014.00087.
Targeting the mitochondrial respiratory chain of Cryptococcus through antifungal chemosensitization: a model for control of non-fermentative pathogens Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, J.H., Haff, R.P., Faria, N.G., Martins, M.L., Chan, K.L., Campbell, B.C. 2013. Targeting the mitochondrial respiratory chain of Cryptococcus through antifungal chemosensitization: a model for control of non-fermentative pathogens. Molecules. 18:8873-8894 DOI:10.3390/molecules 18088873.
Synergism of antifungal activity between mitochondrial respiration inhibitors and kojic acid Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, J.H., Campbell, B.C., Chan, K.L., Mahoney, N.E., Haff, R.P. 2013. Synergism of antifungal activity between mitochondrial respiration inhibitors and kojic acid. Molecules. 18:1564-1581.
Enhancement of commercial antifungal agents by kojic acid - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, J.H., Chang, P., Chan, K.L., Faria, N.G., Mahoney, N.E., Kim, Y., Martins, M.L., Campbell, B.C. 2012. Enhancement of activity of commercial antifungal agents by kojic acid. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 13:13867-13880. DOI:10.3390/ijms131113867.
Enhancement of antimycotic activity of amphotericin B by targeting the oxidative stress response of Candida and Cryptococcus with natural dihydroxybenzaldehydes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, J.H., Faria, N.C., Martins, M., Chan, K.L., Campbell, B.C. 2012. Enhancement of antimycotic activity of amphotericin B by targeting the oxidative stress response of Candida and Cryptococcus with natural dihydroxybenzaldehydes. Frontiers in Microbiology. 3:261. DOI:10.3389/fmicb2012.00261
Targeting the oxidative stress response system of fungi with safe, redox-potent chemosensitizing agents - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, J.H., Chan, K.L., Faria, N.G., Campbell, B.C. 2012. Targeting the oxidative stress response system of fungi with safe, redox-potent chemosensitizing agents. Frontiers in Microbiology. 3:88.
Chemosensitization as a means to augment commercial antifungal agents - (Review Article)
Campbell, B.C., Chan, K.L., Kim, J.H. 2012. Chemosensitization as a means to augment commercial antifungal agents. Frontiers in Microbiology. 3:79.
Antifungal activity of redox-active benzaldehydes that target cellular antioxidation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, J.H., Chan, K.L., Mahoney, N.E., Campbell, B.C. 2011. Antifungal activity of redox-active benzaldehydes that target cellular antioxidation. Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials. 10:23.DOI:10.1186/1476-0711-10-23.
Enhanced activity of antifungal drugs using natural phenolics against yeast strains of Candida and Cryptococcus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Faria, N.C., Kim, J.H., Goncalves, L., Martins, M., Chan, K.L., Campbell, B.C. 2011. Enhanced activity of antifungal drugs using natural phenolics against yeast strains of Candida and Cryptococcus. Letters in Applied Microbiology. 52:506-513.
Chemosensitization of aflatoxigenic fungi to antimycin A and strobilurin using salicylaldehyde, a volatile natural compound targeting cellular antioxidation system Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, J.H., Campbell, B.C., Mahoney, N.E., Chan, K.L., Molyneux, R.J. 2010. Chemosensitization of aflatoxigenic fungi to antimycin A and strobilurin using salicylaldehyde, a volatile natural compound targeting cellular antioxidation system. Mycopathologia. 171(4):291-298.
Augmenting the activity of antifungal agents against aspergilli using structural analogues of benzoic acid as chemosensitizing agents - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (29-Jul-10)
Augmenting the activity of antifungal agents against aspergilli using structural analogues of benzoic acid as chemosensitizing agents - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, J.H., Campbell, B.C., Mahoney, N.E., Chan, K.L., Molyneux, R.J., Balajee, A. 2010. Augmenting the activity of antifungal agents against aspergilli using structural analogues of benzoic acid as chemosensitizing agents. Fungal Biology. 114:817-824.
Use of chemosensitization to overcome fludioxonil-resistance in Penicillium expansum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, J.H., Campbell, B.C., Mahoney, N.E., Chan, K.L., Molyneux, R.J., Xiao, C. 2010. Use of chemosensitization to overcome fludioxonil-resistance in Penicillium expansum. Letters Appl. Microbiol. DOI: 10.1111/j.1472-765X
Use of chemosensitization to overcome fludioxonil resistance in Penicillium expansum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, J.H., Campbell, B.C., Mahoney, N.E., Chan, K.L., Molyneux, R.J., Xiao, C.L. 2010. Use of chemosensitization to overcome fludioxonil resistance in Penicillium expansum. Letters in Applied Microbiology. 51:177-183.
Chemosensitization of fungal pathogens to antimicrobial agents using phenolic compounds - (Book / Chapter)
Campbell, B.C., Kim, J.H. 2011. Chemosensitization of fungal pathogens to antimicrobial agents using phenolic compounds. In: Pirttila, A.M. and Sorvari, S., Eds. Prospects and Applications for Plant-Associated Microbes, A Laboratory Manual, Part B: Fungi. Paimio, Finland: BioBien Innovations. p. 212-214.
Chemogenomic analysis of fungal stress-response systems using phytochemicals - (Book / Chapter)
Campbell, B.C., Kim, J.H. 2011. Chemogenomic analysis of fungal stress-response systems using phytochemicals. In: Pirttila, A.M. and Sorvari, S., Eds. Prospects and Applications for Plant-Associated Microbes, A Laboratory Manual, Part B: Fungi. Paimio, Finland:BioBien Innovations. p. 80-87.
Aflatoxigenesis induced in Aspergillus flavus by oxidative stress and reduction by phenolic antioxidants from tree nuts - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mahoney, N.E., Molyneux, R., Kim, J.H., Campbell, B.C., Waiss, A.C., Hagerman, A.E. 2010. Aflatoxigenesis induced in Aspergillus flavus by oxidative stress and reduction by phenolic antioxidants from tree nuts. World Mycotoxin Journal. 3(1):49-57.
Chemosensitization prevents tolerance of Aspergillus fumigatus to antimycotic drugs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, J.H., Campbell, B.C., Mahoney, N.E., Chan, K.L., Molyneux, R.J., May, G. 2008. Chemosensitization prevents tolerance of Aspergillus fumigatus to antimycotic drugs. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications.372(1):266-271.
Health Aspects and Anti-Aflatoxigenic Activity of Phytochemicals in Tree Nuts - (Book / Chapter)
Molyneux, R.J., Mahoney, N.E., Kim, J.H., Campbell, B.C. 2009. Health Aspects and Anti-Aflatoxigenic Activity of Phytochemicals in Tree Nuts. In: Alasalvar, C., Shahidi, F., Editor Tree Nuts: Composition, Phytochemicals and Health Effects, Edition. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. p. 95-107.
Bioassay-Directed Isolation and Identification of Anti-Aflatoxigenic Constituents of Walnuts - (Book / Chapter)
Molyneux, R.J., Mahoney, N.E., Kim, J.H., Campbell, B.C. 2008. Bioassay-directed Isolation and Identification of Anti-aflatoxigenic Constituents of Walnuts. In: Colegate, S.M., Molyneux, R.J. Editors, Bioactive Natural Products: Detection, Isolation and Structural Identification. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. p. 421-437
Chemo-sensitization of fungal pathogens to antimicrobial agents using benzaldehyde analogs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, J.H., Mahoney, N.E., Chan, K.L., Molyneux, R.J., May, G.S., Campbell, B.C. 2008. Chemo-sensitization of fungal pathogens to antimicrobial agents using benzaldehyde analogs. Federation of European Microbiological Societies Microbiology Letters.281(1):64-72.
Elucidation of the functional genomics of antioxidant-based inhibition of aflatoxin biosynthesis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, J.H., Yu, J., Mahoney, N.E., Chan, K.L., Molyneux, R.J., Varga, J., Bhatnagar, D., Cleveland, T.E., Campbell, B.C. 2008. Elucidation of the functional genomics of antioxidant-based inhibition of aflatoxin biosynthesis. International Journal of Food Microbiology.122(1-2):49-60.
Mycotoxins in Edible Tree Nuts - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Molyneux, R.J., Mahoney, N.E., Kim, J.H., Campbell, B.C. 2007. Mycotoxins in edible tree nuts. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 119:72-78
Fungicidal Activities of Dihydroferulic Acid Alkyl Ester Analogues - (Abstract Only)
Beck, J.J., Kim, J.H., Campbell, B.C., Chou, S. 2007. Fungicidal Activities of Dihydroferulic Acid Alkyl Ester Analogues. American Society of Pharmacognosy. Meeting Abstract.
Fungicidal Activities of Dihydroferulic Acid Alkyl Ester Analogs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beck, J.J., Kim, J.H., Campbell, B.C., Chou, S. 2007. Fungicidal Activities of Dihydroferulic Acid Alkyl Ester Analogs. Journal of Natural Products. 70(5):779-782.
Natural Products as Tools for Chemogenomic Analysis of Mycotoxin Biosynthesis and Fungal Stress-Response Systems - (Proceedings)
Campbell, B.C., Kim, J.H., Yu, J., Molyneux, R.J., Mahoney, N.E., Palumbo, J.D., Chan, K.L., Bhatnagar, D., Cleveland, T.E., Nierman, W.C. 2008. Natural Products as Tools for Chemogenomic Analysis of Mycotoxin Biosynthesis and Fungal Stress-Response Systems. p. 1-12. In: Food Contaminants: Mycotoxins and Food Allergens. American Chemical Society Symposium Series 1001. p. 543.
Natural Products as Tools for Chemogenomic Analysis of Mycotoxin Biosynthesis and Fungal Stress-Response Systems - (Book / Chapter)
Campbell, B.C., Kim, J.H., Yu, J., Molyneux, R.J., Mahoney, N.E., Palumbo, J.D., Chan, K.L., Bhatnagar, D., Cleveland, T.E., Nierman, W.C. 2008. Natural Products as Tools for Chemogenomic Analysis of Mycotoxin Biosynthesis and Fungal Stress-Response Systems. American Chemical Society Symposium Series. In: Siantar, D.P. Trucksess, M., Scott, P.M., Herman, E.M. editors, Food Contaminants: Mycotoxins and Food Allergens. Oxford University Press. p. 2-11.
Enhanced Activity of Strobilurin and Fludioxonil by Targeting Fungal Antioxidative Stress Response with Berberine and Phenolic Synergists - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, J.H., Campbell, B.C., Mahoney, N.E., Chan, K.L., Molyneux, R.J., May, G.S. 2007. Enhanced activity of strobilurin and fludioxonil by using berberine and phenolic compounds to target fungal antioxidative stress response. Letters in Applied Microbiology. 55:134-141.
Enhancing Fungicidal Activity of Fludioxonil by Disrupting Cellular Glutathione Homeostasis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, J.H., Campbell, B.C., Mahoney, N.E., Chan, K.L., Molyneux, R.J., May, G.S. 2007. Enhancement of fludioxonil fungicidal activity by disrupting cellular glutathione homeostasis with 2,5-dihydroxybenzoic acid. Federation of European Microbiological Societies Microbiology Letters. 270(2):284290.
Aspergillus Flavus Expressed Sequence Tags and Microarray As Tools in Understanding Aflatoxin Biosynthesis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yu, J., Cleveland, T.E., Wilkinson, J.R., Campbell, B.C., Kim, J.H., Kim, H.S., Bhatnagar, D., Payne, G.A., Nierman, W.C. 2006. Aspergillus flavus expressed sequence tags and microarray as tools in understanding aflatoxin biosynthesis. Mycotoxin Research. 22(1):16-21.
Gene Targets for Fungal and Mycotoxin Control - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, J.H., Campbell, B.C., Molyneux, R.J., Mahoney, N.E., Chan, K.L, Yu, J., Wilkinson, J.R., Cary, J., Bhatnagar, D., Cleveland, T.E. 2006. Gene targets for fungal and mycotoxin control. Mycotoxin Research. 22(1):3-8.
Targeting Antioxidative Signal Transduction and Stress Response System: Control of Pathogenic Aspergillus with Phenolics That Inhibit Mitochondrial Function - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, J.H., Campbell, B.C., Mahoney, N.E., Chan, K.L., May, G.S. 2006. Targeting antioxidative signal transduction and stress response system: control of pathogenic Aspergillus with phenolics that inhibit mitochondrial function. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 101(1):181-189.
Controlling Food-Contaminating Fungi by Targeting Their Antioxidative Stress-Response System with Natural Phenolic Compounds - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, J.H., Mahoney, N.E., Chan, K.L., Molyneux, R.J., Campbell, B.C. 2006. Controlling food-contaminating fungi by targeting their antioxidative stress-response system with natural phenolic compounds. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 70(6):735-739.
Aspergillus Flavus Genomics for Studying the Mechanism of Aflatoxin Biosynthesis - (Abstract Only)
Yu, J., Wilkinson, J.R., Kim, H.S., Nierman, W.C., Kim, J.H., Campbell, B.C., Bhatnagar, D., Cleveland, T.E. 2005. Aspergillus flavus genomics for studying the mechanism of aflatoxin biosynthesis. International Union of Microbiological Societies (IUMS) Proceedings/Abstracts, July 23-28, 2005, San Francisco, CA. p. 6.
Profiling of Genes Putatively Involved on Aflatoxin Biosynthesis Using Aspergillus Flavus Microarrays - (Abstract Only)
Yu, J., Wilkinson, J.R., Kim, H., Nierman, W.C., Payne, G.A., Bennett, J.W., Kim, J.H., Campbell, B.C., Bhatnagar, D., Cleveland, T.E. 2005. Profiling of genes putatively involved on aflatoxin biosynthesis using Aspergillus flavus microarrays. American Society for Microbiology Meeting, June 6-9, 2005, Atlanta, GA. p. 426.
Examination of Fungal Stress Response Genes Using Saccharomyces Cerevisiae As a Model System: Targeting Genes Affecting Aflatoxin Biosynthesis by Aspergillus Flavus Link. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, J.H., Campbell, B.C., Molyneux, R.J., Mahoney, N.E., Chan, K.L., Yu, J., Wilkinson, J.R., Cary, J.W., Bhatnagar, D., Cleveland, T.E. 2005. Examination of fungal stress response genes using saccharomyces cerevisiae as a model system: targeting genes affecting aflatoxin biosynthesis by Aspergillus Flavus Link. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 67(6):807-815.
Functional Genomics Studies for Identifying Genes Involved in Aflatoxin Formation in Aspergillus Flavus - (Abstract Only)
Yu, J., Wilkinson, J.R., Kim, H., Nierman, W.C., Payne, G.A., Bennett, J.W., Kim, J.H., Campbell, B.C., Bhatnagar, D., Cleveland, T.E. 2005. Functional genomics studies for identifying genes involved in aflatoxin formation in Aspergillus flavus. 23rd Fungal Genetic Conference and 2nd Aspergillus Meeting, Asilomar Conference Center, March 13-20, 2005, Pacific Grove, CA. p. 203.
Identification of Antifungal Phenolics for Control of Aspergillus Flavus Using Saccharomyces Cerevisiae in a Model Target-Gene Bioassay - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, J.H., Campbell, B.C., Mahoney, N.E., Chan, K.L., Molyneux, R.J. 2004. Identification of antifungal phenolics for control of aspergillus flavus using saccharomyces cerevisiae in a model target-gene bioassay. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 52(26):7814-7821
Walnut and Pistachio Hydrolyzable Tannins: Comparison of Chemical Structures and Aflatoxin Inhibiting Properties - (Abstract Only)
Mahoney, N.E., Molyneux, R.J., Campbell, B.C., Kim, J.H. 2004. Walnut and pistachio hydrolyzable tannins: comparison of chemical structures and aflatoxin inhibiting properties. Aflatoxin Workshop.
Inhibition of Aflatoxin Biosynthesis in Aspergillus Flavus by Phenolic Natural Products - (Abstract Only)
Molyneux, R.J., Mahoney, N.E., Kim, J.H., Campbell, B.C. 2004. Inhibition of aflatoxin biosynthesis in aspergillus flavus by phenolic natural products. Meeting Abstract.
Secondary Metabolites of the Grapevine Pathogen Eutypa Lata Inhibit Mitochondrial Respiration Based on a Model Bioassay Using the Yeast Saccharomyces Cerevisiae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, J.H., Mahoney, N.E., Chan, K.L., Molyneux, R.J., Campbell, B.C. Secondary metabolites of the grapevine pathogen eutypa lata inhibit mitochondrial respiration based on a model bioassay using the yeast saccharomyces cerevisiae. Current Microbiology. 2004. v.49. p.282-287.
Targeting Stress-Response Genes for Control of Mycotoxin Biosynthesis in Aspergillus - (Abstract Only)
Kim, J.H., Yu, J., Bhatnagar, D., Cleveland, T.E., Campbell, B.C. 2004. Targeting stress-response genes for control of mycotoxin biosynthesis in Aspergillus [abstract]. 7th European Conference on Fungal Genetics and 1st Aspergillus Workshop, April 17-21, 2004, Copenhagen, Denmark.
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