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Ok Ran Lee


Ph.D. in Natural Science, Department of Mathematics, University of Cologne, 2002

Current position

Assistant Professor at Chonnam National University, Gwangju, Korea (2013-present)

Publications (selected)

  1. Kim, Y. J., Lee, O. R.*, Oh, J. Y., Jang, M. G. and Yang, D. C. (2014). Functional analysis of 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme a reductase encoding genes in triterpene saponin-producing ginseng. Plant Physiol 165(1): 373-387. (*Corresponding author)
  2. Lee, O. R., Kim, Y. J., Balusamy, S. R., Khorolragchaa, A., Sathiyaraj, G., Kim, M. K. and Yang, D. C. (2012). Expression of the ginseng PgPR10-1 in Arabidopsis confers resistance against fungal and bacterial infection. Gene 506(1): 85-92.
  3. Lee, O. R. and Cho, H. T. (2012). Cytoplasm localization of aminopeptidase M1 and its functional activity in root hair cells and BY-2 cells. Mol Biol Rep 39(12): 10211-10218.
  4. Lee, O. R., Pulla, R. K., Kim, Y. J., Balusamy, S. R. and Yang, D. C. (2012). Expression and stress tolerance of PR10 genes from Panax ginseng C. A. Meyer. Mol Biol Rep 39(3): 2365-2374.
  5. Lee, O. R., Kim, Y.-J., Devi Balusamy, S. R., Kim, M.-K., Sathiyamoorthy, S. and Yang, D.-C. (2011). Ginseng γ-thionin is localized to cell wall-bound extracellular spaces and responsive to biotic and abiotic stresses. Physiological Mol Plant P 76(2): 82-89.
  6. Lee, O. R., Kim, S. J., Kim, H. J., Hong, J. K., Ryu, S. B., Lee, S. H., Ganguly, A. and Cho, H. T. (2010). Phospholipase A(2) is required for PIN-FORMED protein trafficking to the plasma membrane in the Arabidopsis root. Plant Cell 22(6): 1812-1825.
  7. Lee, O. R. (2010). AmGAI-like interacts with ROSINA, a putative transcriptional regulator of DEFICIENS in Antirrhinum majus. Plant science 178(4): 366-373.
  8. Blakeslee, J. J.*, Bandyopadhyay, A.*, Lee, O. R.*, Mravec, J., Titapiwatanakun, B., Sauer, M., Makam, S. N., Cheng, Y., Bouchard, R., Adamec, J., Geisler, M., Nagashima, A., Sakai, T., Martinoia, E., Friml, J., Peer, W. A. and Murphy, A. S. (2007). Interactions among PIN-FORMED and P-glycoprotein auxin transporters in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell 19(1): 131-147. (*Co-first author)
Protocols by Ok Ran Lee
  1. Agrobacterium-mediated Transformation of Mature Ginseng Embryos