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Je-hyun Yoon

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InstitutionMedical University of South Carolina
DepartmentBiochemistry and Molecular Biology
AddressP.O. Box MSC 509
512B
Basic Science Building - 173 Ashley Ave.
Phone843-792-8598
Fax843-792-8304
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    2013 - 2013RNA Society Scaringe Awards, RNA Society

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    My main research interest is to understand the “RNP Code”, that is, the composition and function of RNA-binding proteins bound to RNAs, both coding and noncoding. I have contributed to efforts to characterize the assembly, composition, and function of ribonucleoprotein (RNP) particles, the influence of long noncoding (lnc)RNAs in translation and ubiquitin-mediated proteolysis, and the mechanisms that determine lncRNA abundance in the cell. I am interested in elucidating the rules that govern the assembly of RBPs into RNA-containing functional complexes, the influence of signaling events that regulate RNPs, and the impact of specific RBPs and RNAs on RNP activity and ensuing gene regulation. I am particularly interested in studying the consequences of RNPs on cellular events such as proliferation, survival, senescence, aging, and age-associated human diseases such as cancer. In my laboratory, I will strive to understand the role of RNPs in human physiology and in disease processes.


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    1. Min KW, Zealy RW, Davila S, Fomin M, Cummings JC, Makowsky D, Mcdowell CH, Thigpen H, Hafner M, Kwon SH, Georgescu C, Wren JD, Yoon JH. Profiling of m6A RNA modifications identified an age-associated regulation of AGO2 mRNA stability. Aging Cell. 2018 06; 17(3):e12753. PMID: 29573145.
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    2. Zealy RW, Fomin M, Davila S, Makowsky D, Thigpen H, McDowell CH, Cummings JC, Lee ES, Kwon SH, Min KW, Yoon JH. Long noncoding RNA complementarity and target transcripts abundance. Biochim Biophys Acta Gene Regul Mech. 2018 Mar; 1861(3):224-234. PMID: 29421307.
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    3. Min KW, Jo MH, Shin S, Davila S, Zealy RW, Kang SI, Lloyd LT, Hohng S, Yoon JH. AUF1 facilitates microRNA-mediated gene silencing. Nucleic Acids Res. 2017 Jun 02; 45(10):6064-6073. PMID: 28334781.
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    4. Min KW, Davila S, Zealy RW, Lloyd LT, Lee IY, Lee R, Roh KH, Jung A, Jemielity J, Choi EJ, Chang JH, Yoon JH. eIF4E phosphorylation by MST1 reduces translation of a subset of mRNAs, but increases lncRNA translation. Biochim Biophys Acta Gene Regul Mech. 2017 Jul; 1860(7):761-772. PMID: 28487214.
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    5. Zealy RW, Wrenn SP, Davila S, Min KW, Yoon JH. microRNA-binding proteins: specificity and function. Wiley Interdiscip Rev RNA. 2017 09; 8(5). PMID: 28130820.
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    6. Yoon JH, Gorospe M. Cross-Linking Immunoprecipitation and qPCR (CLIP-qPCR) Analysis to Map Interactions Between Long Noncoding RNAs and RNA-Binding Proteins. Methods Mol Biol. 2016; 1402:11-17. PMID: 26721479.
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    7. Yoon JH, Gorospe M. Identification of mRNA-Interacting Factors by MS2-TRAP (MS2-Tagged RNA Affinity Purification). Methods Mol Biol. 2016; 1421:15-22. PMID: 26965253.
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    8. Thompson KN, Whipple RA, Yoon JR, Lipsky M, Charpentier MS, Boggs AE, Chakrabarti KR, Bhandary L, Hessler LK, Martin SS, Vitolo MI. The combinatorial activation of the PI3K and Ras/MAPK pathways is sufficient for aggressive tumor formation, while individual pathway activation supports cell persistence. Oncotarget. 2015 Nov 03; 6(34):35231-46. PMID: 26497685.
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    9. Yoon JH, Jo MH, White EJ, De S, Hafner M, Zucconi BE, Abdelmohsen K, Martindale JL, Yang X, Wood WH, Shin YM, Song JJ, Tuschl T, Becker KG, Wilson GM, Hohng S, Gorospe M. AUF1 promotes let-7b loading on Argonaute 2. Genes Dev. 2015 Aug 01; 29(15):1599-604. PMID: 26253535.
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    10. Yoon JH, Kim J, Gorospe M. Long noncoding RNA turnover. Biochimie. 2015 Oct; 117:15-21. PMID: 25769416.
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    11. Yoon JH, De S, Srikantan S, Abdelmohsen K, Grammatikakis I, Kim J, Kim KM, Noh JH, White EJ, Martindale JL, Yang X, Kang MJ, Wood WH, Noren Hooten N, Evans MK, Becker KG, Tripathi V, Prasanth KV, Wilson GM, Tuschl T, Ingolia NT, Hafner M, Gorospe M. PAR-CLIP analysis uncovers AUF1 impact on target RNA fate and genome integrity. Nat Commun. 2014 Nov 04; 5:5248. PMID: 25366541.
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    12. Yoon JH, Abdelmohsen K, Gorospe M. Functional interactions among microRNAs and long noncoding RNAs. Semin Cell Dev Biol. 2014 Oct; 34:9-14. PMID: 24965208.
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    13. Yoon JH, Gorospe M. Ribonucleoprotein therapy in Alzheimer's disease? Aging (Albany NY). 2014 Jun; 6(6):428-9. PMID: 25011426.
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    14. Yoon JH, Abdelmohsen K, Srikantan S, Guo R, Yang X, Martindale JL, Gorospe M. Tyrosine phosphorylation of HuR by JAK3 triggers dissociation and degradation of HuR target mRNAs. Nucleic Acids Res. 2014 Jan; 42(2):1196-208. PMID: 24106086.
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    15. Yoon JH, Abdelmohsen K, Kim J, Yang X, Martindale JL, Tominaga-Yamanaka K, White EJ, Orjalo AV, Rinn JL, Kreft SG, Wilson GM, Gorospe M. Scaffold function of long non-coding RNA HOTAIR in protein ubiquitination. Nat Commun. 2013; 4:2939. PMID: 24326307.
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    16. Yoon JH, Abdelmohsen K, Gorospe M. Posttranscriptional gene regulation by long noncoding RNA. J Mol Biol. 2013 Oct 09; 425(19):3723-30. PMID: 23178169.
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    17. Yoon JH, Abdelmohsen K, Srikantan S, Yang X, Martindale JL, De S, Huarte M, Zhan M, Becker KG, Gorospe M. LincRNA-p21 suppresses target mRNA translation. Mol Cell. 2012 Aug 24; 47(4):648-55. PMID: 22841487.
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    18. Yoon JH, Srikantan S, Gorospe M. MS2-TRAP (MS2-tagged RNA affinity purification): tagging RNA to identify associated miRNAs. Methods. 2012 Oct; 58(2):81-7. PMID: 22813890.
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    19. Whipple RA, Matrone MA, Cho EH, Balzer EM, Vitolo MI, Yoon JR, Ioffe OB, Tuttle KC, Yang J, Martin SS. Epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition promotes tubulin detyrosination and microtentacles that enhance endothelial engagement. Cancer Res. 2010 Oct 15; 70(20):8127-37. PMID: 20924103.
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    20. Yoon JH, Choi EJ, Parker R. Dcp2 phosphorylation by Ste20 modulates stress granule assembly and mRNA decay in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. J Cell Biol. 2010 May 31; 189(5):813-27. PMID: 20513766.
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    21. Yoon JH, Parker R. Coil-in-to snRNP assembly and Cajal bodies. Nat Struct Mol Biol. 2010 Apr; 17(4):391-3. PMID: 20368721.
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