Jongwha Lee

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Hydroquinone (HQ) is found in natural and anthropogenic sources including food, cosmetics, cigarette smoke, and industrial products. In addition to ingestion and dermal absorption, human exposure to HQ may also occur by inhaling cigarette smoke or polluted air. The adverse effects of HQ on respiratory systems have been studied, but genotoxicity HQ on human(More)
Numerous studies have shown that di-2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) is teratogenic in animals but the mechanism of developmental toxicity is not well understood. One hypothesis is altered zinc homeostasis. The present study has investigated the effect of DEHP exposure on several key genes in zinc metabolism (MT-I, MT-II, ZnT-1) for early mouse embryos exposed(More)
This paper documents the Korean crisis in 1997. First, we show that it was hard to predict the Korean crisis at least up till the first half of 1997. Our judgment is based on the precrisis behavior of the leading indicators of currency crisis, financial market data such as forward exchange premiums and yield spreads, and crosscountry probit analysis a la(More)
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