SMB Faculty Profiles

Kwanhee Kim

Kwanhee Kim


Room: BLS 345
Phone: 509-335-7022

Room: BLS 340
Phone: 509-335-7079


List of Publications

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  • Braun KW, Tribley WA, Griswold MD, Kim KH (2000) Follicle-stimulating hormone inhibits all-trans-retinoic acid-induced retinoic acid receptor alpha nuclear localization and transcriptional activation in mouse Sertoli cell lines. J Biol Chem. 275(6), 4145-51 PMID: 10660575 PMCID:
  • Cupp AS, Dufour JM, Kim G, Skinner MK, Kim KH (1999) Action of retinoids on embryonic and early postnatal testis development. Endocrinology. 140(5), 2343-52 PMID: 10218988 PMCID:
  • Dufour JM, Kim KH (1999) Cellular and subcellular localization of six retinoid receptors in rat testis during postnatal development: identification of potential heterodimeric receptors. Biol Reprod. 61(5), 1300-8 PMID: 10529278 PMCID:
  • Akmal KM, Dufour JM, Vo M, Higginson S, Kim KH (1998) Ligand-dependent regulation of retinoic acid receptor alpha in rat testis: in vivo response to depletion and repletion of vitamin A. Endocrinology. 139(3), 1239-48 PMID: 9492059 PMCID:
  • Doyle TJ, Bowman JL, Windell VL, McLean DJ, Kim KH. (2013) Transgenerational effects of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate on testicular germ cell associations and spermatogonial stem cells in mice.  Biol Reprod. 88(5):112. doi: 10.1095/biolreprod.112.106104. Print 2013 May. PMID: 23536373 PMCID: PMC4013901
  • Doyle TJ, Kaur G, Putrevu SM, Dyson EL, Dyson M, McCunniff WT, Pasham MR, Kim KH, Dufour JM. (2012) Immunoprotective properties of primary Sertoli cells in mice: potential functional pathways that confer immune privilege. Biol Reprod. 86(1):1-14. doi: 10.1095/biolreprod.110.089425. Print 2012 Jan. PMID: 21900683 PMCID: PMC3313662
  • Zhu L, Doyle TJ, Kim KH. (2010) Retinoic acid modulates the subcellular localization of small ubiquitin-related modifier-2/3 (SUMO-2/3) in the testis. J Androl. 31(4):406-18. doi: 10.2164/jandrol.109.008763. Epub 2010 Jan 14. PMID: 20075418 PMCID:
  • Santos NC, Kim KH. (2010) Activity of retinoic acid receoptor-alpha is directly regulated at its protein kinase A sites in response to follicle-stimulating hormone signaling Endocrinology. 151(5):2361-72. doi: 10.1210/en.2009-1338. Epub 2010 Mar 9. PMID: 20215566 PMCID: PMC2869257
  • Zhu L, Santos NC, Kim KH. (2010) Disulfide isomerase glucose-regulated protein 58 is required for the nuclear localization and degradation of retinoic acid receptor alpha Reproduction 139(4):717-31. doi: 10.1530/REP-09-0527. Epub 2010 Feb 3. PMID: 20130111 PMCID:
  • Bhattacharya N1, Dufour JM, Vo MN, Okita J, Okita R, Kim KH (2005) Differential effects of phthalates on the testis and the liver. Biol Reprod. 72(3), 745-54 PMID: 15564602 PMCID:
  • Li H, Kim KH (2004) Retinoic acid inhibits rat XY gonad development by blocking mesonephric cell migration and decreasing the number of gonocytes. Biol Reprod. 70(3), 687-93 PMID: 14613895 PMCID:
  • Li H, Kim KH (2003) Effects of mono-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate on fetal and neonatal rat testis organ cultures. Biol Reprod. 69(6), 1964-72 PMID: 12904314 PMCID:
  • Li H, Kim KH (2003) Effects of ethanol on embryonic and neonatal rat testes in organ cultures. J Androl. 24(5), 653-60 PMID: 12954654 PMCID:
  • Dufour JM, Vo MN, Bhattacharya N, Okita J, Okita R, Kim KH (2003) Peroxisome proliferators disrupt retinoic acid receptor alpha signaling in the testis. Biol Reprod. 68(4), 1215-24 PMID: 12606456 PMCID:
  • Braun KW, Vo MN, Kim KH (2002) Positive regulation of retinoic acid receptor alpha by protein kinase C and mitogen-activated protein kinase in sertoli cells. Biol Reprod. 67(1), 29-37 PMID: 12079996 PMCID:


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