Dept of Micr, Immun, & Biochem

MEMPHIS TN 381030000
Tel: (901) 287-4475


  • Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, N/A
  • M.S., Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea, N/A
  • B.S., Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea, N/A


  1. Park, JE, Kim, YI, Yi, AK. Protein kinase D1: a new component in TLR9 signaling. J Immunol, 181 (3), 2044-55, 2008.
  2. Nance, SC, Yi, AK, Re, FC, Fitzpatrick, EA. MyD88 is necessary for neutrophil recruitment in hypersensitivity pneumonitis. J Leukoc Biol, 83 (5), 1207-17, 2008.
  3. Kim, YI, Park, JE, Martinez-Hernandez, A, Yi, AK. CpG DNA prevents liver injury and shock-mediated death by modulating expression of IL-1R-associated kinases. J Biol Chem, 2008.
  4. Talati, AJ, Kim, HJ, Kim, YI, Yi, AK, English, BK. Role of bacterial DNA in macrophage activation by group B streptococci. Microbes Infect, 10 (10-11), 1106-13, 2007.
  5. Yi, AK, Yoon, H, Park, JE, Kim, BS, Kim, HJ, Martinez-Hernandez, A. CpG DNA-mediated induction of acute liver injury in D-galactosamine-sensitized mice: the mitochondrial apoptotic pathway-dependent death of hepatocytes. J Biol Chem, 281 (21), 15001-12, 2006.
  6. Nance, S, Cross, R, Yi, AK, Fitzpatrick, EA. IFN-gamma production by innate immune cells is sufficient for development of hypersensitivity pneumonitis. Eur J Immunol, 35 (6), 1928-38, 2005.
  7. Stovall, SH, Yi, AK, Meals, EA, Talati, AJ, Godambe, SA, English, BK. Role of vav1- and src-related tyrosine kinases in macrophage activation by CpG DNA. J Biol Chem, 279 (14), 13809-16, 2004.
  8. Yeo, SJ, Yoon, JG, Yi, AK. Myeloid differentiation factor 88-dependent post-transcriptional regulation of cyclooxygenase-2 expression by CpG DNA: tumor necrosis factor-alpha receptor-associated factor 6, a diverging point in the Toll-like receptor 9-signaling. J Biol Chem, 278 (42), 40590-600, 2003.
  9. Yeo, SJ, Gravis, D, Yoon, JG, Yi, AK. Myeloid differentiation factor 88-dependent transcriptional regulation of cyclooxygenase-2 expression by CpG DNA: role of NF-kappaB and p38. J Biol Chem, 278 (25), 22563-73, 2003.
  10. Yi, AK, Yoon, JG, Krieg, AM. Convergence of CpG DNA- and BCR-mediated signals at the c-Jun N-terminal kinase and NF-kappaB activation pathways: regulation by mitogen-activated protein kinases. Int Immunol, 15 (5), 577-91, 2003.
  11. Yeo, SJ, Yoon, JG, Hong, SC, Yi, AK. CpG DNA induces self and cross-hyporesponsiveness of RAW264.7 cells in response to CpG DNA and lipopolysaccharide: alterations in IL-1 receptor-associated kinase expression. J Immunol, 170 (2), 1052-61, 2003.
  12. Yi, AK, Yoon, JG, Yeo, SJ, Hong, SC, English, BK, Krieg, AM. Role of mitogen-activated protein kinases in CpG DNA-mediated IL-10 and IL-12 production: central role of extracellular signal-regulated kinase in the negative feedback loop of the CpG DNA-mediated Th1 response. J Immunol, 168 (9), 4711-20, 2002.
  13. Yi, AK, Yoon, JG, Hong, SC, Redford, TW, Krieg, AM. Lipopolysaccharide and CpG DNA synergize for tumor necrosis factor-alpha production through activation of NF-kappaB. Int Immunol, 13 (11), 1391-404, 2001.