D.V.M., Seoul National Univ., 1993, Veterinary Medicine
M.P.H., Seoul National Univ., 1995, Environmental Health
Ph.D., Seoul National Univ., 1998, Environmental Health
Postdoc, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2000, Aquatic Toxicology
Environmental Toxicology, Aquatic Toxicology,
Environmental Risk Assessment
The publications are issued between 2012 and 2014.
- Peer-Reviewed International Journal Articles -
Lee S, Ji K, Choi K. (2014) Effects of water temperature on perchlorate toxicity to the thyroid and reproductive system of Oryzias latipes. Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. 108C, 311-317 (2014.10)
Kim S, Jung D, Kho Y, Choi K. (2014) Effects of benzophenone-3 exposure on endocrine disruption and reproduction of Japanese medaka (Oryzias latipes)-A two generation exposure study. Aquat Toxicol. 155C, 244-252 (2014.9)
Kim S, Choi K. (2014) Occurrences, toxicities, and ecological risks of benzophenone-3, a common component of organic sunscreen products: A mini-review. Environ Int. 70C, 143-157 (2014.9)
Hong S, Khim JS, Park J, Son HS, Choi SD, Choi K, Ryu J, Kim CY, Chang GS, Giesy JP. (2014) Species- and tissue-specific bioaccumulation of arsenicals in various aquatic organisms from a highly industrialized area in the Pohang City, Korea. Environ Pollut. 192, 27-35 (2014.9)
2014-9. Choi G, Kim S, Kim S, Kim S, Choi Y, Kim HJ, Lee JJ, Kim SY, Lee S, Moon HB, Choi S, Choi K, Park J. (2014) Occurrences of major polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) in maternal and fetal cord blood sera in Korea. Sci Total Environ. 491-492, 219-226 (2014.9)
Jo A, Ji K, Choi K. (2014) Endocrine disruption effects of long-term exposure to perfluorodecanoic acid (PFDA) and perfluorotridecanoic acid (PFTrDA) in zebrafish (Danio rerio) and related mechanisms. Chemosphere. 108, 360-366 (2014.8)
Kim WK, Park JW, Lim ES, Lee SK, Kim J, Kim S, Lee SW, Choi K, Jung J. (2014) Tissue-Specific Antioxidant Responses in Pale Chub (Zacco platypus) Exposed to Copper and Benzo[a]pyrene. Bull Environ Contam Toxicol. 92(5), 540-545 (2014.5)
Kim J, Lee S, Kim CM, Seo J, Park Y, Kwon D, Lee SH, Yoon TH, Choi K. (2014) Non-monotonic concentration-response relationship of TiO(2) nanoparticles in freshwater cladocerans under environmentally relevant UV-A light. Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. 101, 240-247 (2014.3)
Smith S, Fox J, Mejia M, Ruangpradit W, Saberi A, Kim S, Choi Y, Oh S, Wang Y, Choi K, Li L, Hendrickson EA, Takeda S, Muller M, Myung K. (2014) Histone deacetylase inhibitors selectively target homology dependent DNA repair defective cells and elevate non-homologous endjoining activity. PLoS One 9(1), e87203 (2014.1)
Kim S, Kang S, Lee G, Lee S, Jo A, Kwak K, Kim D, Koh D, Kho YL, Kim S, Choi K. (2014) Urinary phthalate metabolites among elementary school children of Korea: sources, risks, and their association with oxidative stress marker. Sci Total Environ. 472, 49-55 (2014.2)
Kim S, Lee S, Kim C, Liu X, Seo J, Jung H, Ji K, Hong S, Park J, Khim JS, Yoon S, Lee W, Park J, Choi K. (2014) In vitro and in vivo toxicities of sediment and surface water in an area near a major steel industry of Korea: Endocrine disruption, reproduction, or survival effects combined with instrumental analysis. Sci Total Environ. 470-471, 1509-1516 (2014.2)
Hong S, Khim JS, Park J, Kim S, Lee S, Choi K, Kim CS, Choi SD, Park J, Ryu J, Jones PD, Giesy JP. (2014) Instrumental and bioanalytical measures of dioxin-like compounds and activities in sediments of the Pohang Area, Korea. Sci Total Environ. 470-471, 1517-1525 (2014.2)
Jeong Y, Lee S, Kim S, Choi SD, Park J, Kim HJ, Lee JJ, Choi G, Choi S, Kim S, Kim SY, Kim YD, Cho G, Suh E, Kim SK, Eun SH, Eom S, Kim S, Kim GH, Choi K, Kim S, Moon HB. (2014) Occurrence and exposure assessment of polychlorinated biphenyls and organochlorine pesticides from homemade baby food in Korea. Sci Total Environ. 470-471, 1370-1375 (2014.2)
Lee S., Kim S., Lee H. K., Lee I. S., Park J., Kim H. J., Lee J. J., Choi G., Choi S., Kim S., Kim S. Y., Choi K., Kim S., Moon H. B.* (2013), Contamination of polychlorinated biphenyls and organochlorine pesticides in breast milk in Korea: Time-course variation, influencing factors, and exposure assessment, Chemosphere, 93 (8): 1578-1585.
Lee S., Kim S., Kim E., Lee I. S., Choi G., Kim H. J., Park J., Jae Lee J., Choi S., Young Kim S., Kim S., Kim S., Choi K.*, Moon H. B.* (2013), Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) in breast milk of Korea in 2011: Current contamination, time course variation, influencing factors and health risks, Environmental Research, 126: 76-83.
Ji K., Hong S., Kho Y., Choi K.* (2013), Effects of bisphenol S exposure on endocrine functions and reproduction of zebrafish, Environmental Science and Technology, 47 (15): 8793-8800.
Lee S., Liu X., Takeda S., Choi K.* (2013), Genotoxic potentials and related mechanisms of bisphenol A and other bisphenol compounds: A comparison study employing chicken DT40 cells, Chemosphere, 93(2): 434-440.
Kim S., Park J., Kim H. J., Lee J. J., Choi G., Choi S., Kim S., Kim S. Y., Moon H. B., Kim S.*, Choi K.* (2013), Association between several persistent organic pollutants and thyroid hormone levels in serum among the pregnant women of Korea, Environment International, 59: 442-448.
Jung Collard H. R., Ji K., Lee S., Liu X., Kang S., Kho Y., Ahn B., Ryu J., Lee J., Choi K.* (2013), Toxicity and endocrine disruption in zebrafish (Danio rerio) and two freshwater invertebrates (Daphnia magna and Moina macrocopa) after chronic exposure to mefenamic acid, Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 94: 80-86.
Kang S., Kim S., Park J., Kim H. J., Lee J., Choi G., Choi S., Kim S., Kim S. Y., Moon H. B., Kim S., Kho Y. L., Choi K.* (2013), Urinary paraben concentrations among pregnant women and their matching newborn infants of Korea, and the association with oxidative stress biomarkers, Science of the Total Environment, 461-462: 214-221.
Kim W., Lee S., Choi K., Jung J.* (2013), Integrative assessment of biomarker responses in pale chub (Zacco platypus) exposed to copper and benzo[a]pyrene, Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety: 92: 71-78.
Ji K., Kim J., Lee M., Park S., Kwon H. J., Cheong H. K., Jang J. Y., Kim D. S., Yu S., Kim Y. W., Lee K. Y., Yang S. O., Jhung I. J., Yang W. H., Paek D. H., Hong Y. C., Choi K.* (2013), Assessment of exposure to heavy metals and health risks among residents near abandoned metal mines in Goseong, Korea, Environmental Pollution, 178: 322-328.
Ji K., Kang S., Lee G., Lee S., Jo A., Kwak K., Kim D., Kho D., Lee S., Kim S., Kim S., Hiuang Y. F., Wu K. Y., Choi K.* (2013), Urinary levels of N-acetyl-S-(2-carbamoylethyl)-cysteine (AAMA), an acrylamide metabolite, in Korean children and their association with food consumption, Science of the Total Environment, 456-457: 17-33.
Ji K., Liu X., Lee S., Kang S., Kho Y., Giesy J. P., Choi K.* (2013), Effects of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs on hormones and genes of the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonad axis, and reproduction of zebrafish, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 254-255: 242-251.
Liu X., Ji K., Jo A., Moon H. B., Choi K.* (2013), Effects of TDCPP or TPP on gene transcriptions and hormones of HPG axis, and their consequences on reproduction in adult zebrafish (Danio rerio), Aquatic Toxicology, 134-135: 104-111.
Lee E. H., Paek D., Kho Y. L., Choi K., Chae H. J.* (2013), Color vision impairments among shipyard workers exposed to mixed organic solvents, especially xylene, Neurotoxicology and Teratology, 37: 39-43.
Ji K, Kim S, Kho Y, Sakong J, Paek D, Choi K. (2012) Major perfluoroalkyl acid (PFAA) concentrations and influence of food consumption among the general population of Daegu, Korea, SCIENCE OF THE TOTAL ENVIRONMENT, 438: 42-48.
Sul D, Ahn R, Im H, Oh E, Kim JH, Kim JG, Kim P, Kim HA, Park WY, Son BS, Shin D, Shim AS, Yang W, Yu SD, Lee KH, Lee KJ, Lee SD, Lee JW, Lee CK, Jang BK, Choi K, Han DH, Hwang MY, Lee JH. (2012) Korea National Survey for Environmental Pollutants in the human body 2008: 1-hydroxypyrene, 2-naphthol, and cotinine in urine of the Korean population, ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH, 118: 25-30.
Ji K, Kim S, Han S, Seo J, Lee S, Park Y, Choi K, Kho YL, Kim PG, Park J, Choi K. (2012) Risk assessment of chlortetracycline, oxytetracycline, sulfamethazine, sulfathiazole, and erythromycin in aquatic environment: are the current environmental concentrations safe? Ecotoxicology. (in press)
Boxall AB, Rudd MA, Brooks BW, Caldwell DJ, Choi K, Hickmann S, Innes E, Ostapyk K, Staveley JP, Verslycke T, Ankley GT, Beazley KF, Belanger SE, Berninger JP, Carriquiriborde P, Coors A, Deleo PC, Dyer SD, Ericson JF, Gagn？ F, Giesy JP, Gouin T, Hallstrom L, Karlsson MV, Larsson DG, Lazorchak JM, Mastrocco F, McLaughlin A, McMaster ME, Meyerhoff RD, Moore R, Parrott JL, Snape JR, Murray-Smith R, Servos MR, Sibley PK, Straub JO, Szabo ND, Topp E, Tetreault GR, Trudeau VL, Van Der Kraak G. (2012) Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products in the Environment: What are the Big Questions? Environ Health Perspect. (in press)
Ji K, Kim S, Kho Y, Paek D, Sakong J, Ha J, Kim S, Choi K. (2012) Serum concentrations of major perfluorinated compounds among the general population in Korea: dietary sources and potential impact on thyroid hormones. Environ Int. 45, 78-85.
Kim P, Park Y, Ji K, Seo J, Lee S, Choi K, Kho Y, Park J, Choi K. (2012) Effect of chronic exposure to acetaminophen and lincomycin on Japanese medaka (Oryzias latipes) and freshwater cladocerans Daphnia magna and Moina macrocopa, and potential mechanisms of endocrine disruption. Chemosphere. 89, 10-18.
Kwon D, Kim MJ, Park C, Park J, Choi K, Yoon TH. (2012) In vivo biodegradation of colloidal quantum dots by a freshwater invertebrate, Daphnia magna. Aquat Toxicol. 114-115, 217-222.
Liu X, Lee J, Ji K, Takeda S, Choi K. (2012) Potentials and mechanisms of genotoxicity of six pharmaceuticals frequently detected in freshwater environment. Toxicol Lett. 211, 70-76.
Liu X, Ji K, Choi K. (2012) Endocrine disruption potentials of organophosphate flame retardants and related mechanisms in H295R and MVLN cell lines and in zebrafish. Aquat Toxicol. 114-115, 173-181.
Yoon HS, Lee KM, Lee KH, Kim S, Choi K, Kang D. (2012) Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (1-OHPG and 2-naphthol) and oxidative stress (malondialdehyde) biomarkers in urine among Korean adults and children. Int J Hyg Environ Health. 215, 458-464.
Choi K, Paek D, Wu T, Chan CC, Onchang R, Padungtod C, Koizumi A. (2012) Asian forum on environmental health policy: challenges and perspectives of environmental health problems in the region in the next 30 years. Environ Health Prev Med. 17, 170-172.
Hong S, Khim JS, Ryu J, Park J, Song SJ, Kwon BO, Choi K, Ji K, Seo J, Lee S, Park J, Lee W, Choi Y, Lee KT, Kim CK, Shim WJ, Naile JE, Giesy JP. (2012) Two years after the Hebei Spirit oil spill: residual crude-derived hydrocarbons and potential AhR-mediated activities in coastal sediments. Environ Sci Technol. 46, 1406-1414.
Oh S, Choi K. (2012) Optimal conditions for three brood chronic toxicity test method using a freshwater macroinvertebrate Moina macrocopa. Environ Monit Assess. 184, 3687-3695.
Li Y, Jindal R, Choi K, Kho YL, de Bullen PG. (2012) Pharmaceutical residues in wastewater treatment plants and surface waters in Bangkok (Thailand). Journal of Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste 15, 88-91.
- Peer-Reviewed Domestic Journal Articles -
강하병, 고수림, 최윤송, 이상우, 고영림, 오달영, 최경호* (2013), 곶자왈 지역의 의약물질과 농약의 오염수준과 생태독성영향, 한국환경보건학호지, 39 (5): 426-437.
김정곤, 박예나, 이상우, 서지현, 권동욱, 박재홍, 윤태현, 최경호* (2013), Effects of size, impurities, and citrate capping on the toxicity of manufactured silver nano-particles to larval zebrafish (Danio rerio), 한국환경보건학회지, 39 (4): 369-375.
지경희, 최경호* (2013), Endocrine Disruption Potentials of Bisphenol A Alternatives - Are Bisphenol A Alternatives Safe from Endocrine Disruption?, 한국환경보건학회지, 39 (1): 1-18.
G Lee, S Lee, K Ji, P Kim, K Choi. (2012) Recent trend of ecotoxicological research on combined exposure to pharmaceutical residues in water environment, 보건학논집, 49(2): 78-87.