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Selected Publications

Mok KH*, Kuhn LT, Goez M, Day IJ, Lin JC, Andersen NH, Hore PJ*, "A pre-existing hydrophobic collapse in the unfolded state of an ultrafast folding protein", Nature 447(7140):106-9, 2007. (* Co-corresponding authors.)

Mok KH, Pettersson J, Orrenius S, Svanborg C, "HAMLET, protein folding, and tumour cell death (Mini review)", Biochem Biophys Res Commun 354(1): 1-7, 2007.

Goez M, Kuprov I, Mok KH, Hore PJ, “Novel pulse sequences for time-resolved photo-CIDNP”, Mol Phys 104(10-11): 1675-1686, 2006.

Shin C, Mok KH, Han JH, Ahn JH, Lim Y, "Conformational analysis in solution of gastrin releasing peptide", Biochem Biophys Res Commun 350(1): 120-4, 2006.

Mok KH, Nagashima T, Day IJ, Hore PJ, Dobson CM, “Multiple Subsets of Side-Chain Packing in Partially Folded States of alpha-Lactalbumins”, Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 102(25): 8899-8904, 2005.

Goez, M, Mok KH, Hore PJ, “Photo-CIDNP Experiments with an Optimized Presaturation Pulse Train, Gated Continuous Illumination, and a Background-Nulling Pulse Grid”, J Magn Reson, 177(2): 236-46, 2005.

Mok KH, Hore PJ, “Photo-CIDNP NMR methods for studying protein folding (Review)”, Methods 34: 75-87, 2004.

Morozova OB, Yurkovskaya AV, Sagdeev RZ, Mok KH, Hore PJ, “Time-Resolved CIDNP Study of Native-State Bovine and Human alpha-Lactalbumins”, J Phys Chem B 108(39): 15355-63, 2004.

Mok KH , Nagashima T, Day IJ, Jones JA, Jones CJV, Dobson CM, Hore PJ, “Rapid Sample-Mixing Technique for Transient NMR and Photo-CIDNP Spectroscopy: Applications to Real-Time Protein Folding”, J Am Chem Soc 125(41): 12484-92, 2003.

Koh D, Yang H, Kim K, Lee S, Mok KH, Lim Y, “Stereochemical Elucidation of Norbornene Derivatives Synthesized as Leukotriene D4 Receptor Antagonists”, Spectroscopy Lett 36(5,6): 407-18, 2003

Koh D, Park KH, Jung J, Kim L, Yang H, Mok KH, Lim Y, “Complete assignment of the 1H and 13C NMR spectra of resveratrol derivatives”, Magn Reson Chem 39(12): 768-770, 2001.

Lee H†, Mok KH†, Muhandiram DR, Park K-H, Suk J-E, Kim D-H, Chang J, Sung YC, Choi KW, Han K-H, “Local Structural Elements in the Mostly Unstructured Transcriptional Activation Domain of Human p53”, J Biol Chem 275(38): 29426-32, 2000. († Joint first authorship.)

Cho J-H, Mok KH, Olivera BM, McIntosh JM, Park K-H, Han K-H, “NMR Solution Conformation of a -Conotoxin AuIB, an a 3 b 4 Subtype-Selective Neuronal Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor Antagonist”, J Biol Chem 275(12): 8680-5, 2000.

Park J, Chung IH, Kim JH, Kim CS, Mok KH, Lim Y, “Structural Study of N- (1-Benzoyl-3-Pyrrolidinyl) Benzamide”, Spectroscopy Lett 33(6): 777-93, 2000.

Mok KH and Han K-H, “NMR Solution Conformation of an Antitoxic Analog of a -Conotoxin GI: Identification of a Common Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor a 1-Subunit Binding Surface for Small Ligands and a -Conotoxins”, Biochemistry 38(37): 11895-904, 1999.

Mok KH, Park K-H, Han K-H, “The design principle of naturally-provided, highly selective antagonists: the 3D structure of a-conotoxins and identification of their receptor-binding determinants” (Review Article), Korean Biophysical Society Newsletter 4(2): 6-8, December 1998.


Mok, KH, “A pharmaceutical composition comprising a retro-inverso isomer peptide”, Registered European Patent No. 1549334, 27 Sep 2006.

Mok, KH, “Improvements to retro-inverso isomers”, Registered UK Patent No. 2389043, 27 July 2005.

Mok, KH, “A pharmaceutical composition comprising a retro-inverso isomer peptide”, US Patent Application Serial No. 10/517,355, 22 Nov 2004.

Lee HS, Chung J-S, Chung K-T, Mok KH, Kim K-W, Ha S-H, Koh HK, Kim HS, “Homogeneous and Cost-Efficient Purification of Human G-CSF using Preparative Reverse-Phase HPLC”, Republic of Korea Patent Reg. No. 0266541, 2000.

Ha S-H, Koh HK, Oh MS, Kim HS, Chung K-T, Lee HS, Mok KH, “Molecular cloning, engineering, and expression of human granulocyte colony stimulating factor (G-CSF)”, Republic of Korea Patent Reg. No. 0262867, 2000.

Koh HK, Chung K-T, Lee HS, Mok KH, Oh MS, Ahn D-H, Kim C-H, Ha B-J, Lee K-H, “Expression Vector and Producing Strain Containing an Insulin Fusion Protein Gene which Allows Efficient Production of Human Insulin”, Republic of Korea Patent Reg. No. 0202958, 1999.

Public Understanding of Science Articles

Mok KH, Min S, “Sir William Dunn School of Pathology and the spontaneous birth of an interdisciplinary research team: Freely traversing both basic and applied sciences”, Windows to stories in biotechnology, BT News pp 60-2, Summer 2005.

Mok KH , “A window for appreciating the secrets of science: The birth of Nature magazine”, MoohahnTahmgooh (Infinite Inquiry) Spring 1996.

Mok KH, “Left or Right? The asymmetry of life”, MoohahnTahmgooh (Infinite Inquiry) Summer 1996.

Mok KH, “Love and Biochemistry”, MoohahnTahmgooh (Infinite Inquiry) Fall 1996.

Mok KH, “ Italy, Automobiles, the Environment, and Wine”, MoohahnTahmgooh (Infinite Inquiry) Winter 1996.

Mok KH, “Human Reproduction ¹ Human Nature Reproduction”, MoohahnTahmgooh (Infinite Inquiry) Summer 1997; Also reprinted in the May/June 1997 issue of ChangEunNooree (ChangEun World), the official publication of the ChangEun Financial Group, Seoul.