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Basic Infomation
Basic Infomation
Name Lee, Sang Sup

of Term
1981-08-12 ~
Specialty Pharmaceutical Biochemistry
Degrees & Career
Degrees & Career
1950-1954 College of Pharmacy, Seoul National University (B.S.)
1954-1956 Graduate School, Seoul National University (M.S.)
1954-1974 Assistant, Instructer, Assistant professor and Associate professor
1962-1966 University of Wisconsin (Madison), U.S.A. (Ph.D.)
1973-1974 Visiting professor, College of pharmacy, University of Wisconsin (Madison), U.S.A
1974-1996 Professor, Seoul National University
1978-1981 Dean, College of Pharmacy, Seoul National University
1981-1982 President, Biochemical Society of R.O.K.
1983-1984 President, Korean Pharmaceutical Society
1983-1989 Delegate, Federation of Asian & Oceanian Biochemists
1985-1989 Director, Research Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Seoul National University
1987-1988 President, Environmental Mutagen & Carcinogen Society of Korea
1989-1992 Chairman, Fellowship Committee, Federation of Asian and Oceanian Biochemists
1990-1993 Chairman, Program Development & Review Committee, KOSEF
1992-1995 Director, International Union of Toxicology
1996-Present Professor Emeritus, Seoul National University
1998-2001 Vice president, The Korean Academy of Science and Technology
Major Articles
Major Articles
1964 Mechanism of Steroid Oxidation by Microorganisms VI. Metbolism of 3β-Hydroxy-5α, 6α-oxidoandrostan-17-one Biochemistry. Vol 3. p1267-1271
1966 Mechnisms of steroid oxidation by microorganisms VIII. 3, 4-dihydroxy-9, 10-secoandrosta-1, 3, 5(10)-triene-9, 17-dione. J. Biol. Chem Vol 241. p540-550
1975 Asymmetric Total Synthesis of (-)-Prostagladin E1 and (-)-Prostaglandin E2. J. Am. Chem. SOC. Vol 97. p865-874
1992 Enzymatic Reduction of Shogaol : A Novel Biotransformation Pathway for the α,β-Unsaturated Ketone System. Biochemistry International p179-187
1995 Metabolism of Capsacinoids : Evidence for Aliphatic Hydroxylation and its Pharmacological Implications. Life Sciences Vol 16. p305-311
Major works
Major works
1991 New Trends in Biological Chemistry. Japan Scientific Societies Press and Springer-Verlag coauthored with T. Ozawa
1996 Proceedings of Biotechnology Workshop. Korean-American Scientists Engineers Association / Washington D.C, U.S.A coauthored with Dewey Doo-Young Ryu, & Moon Hi Han
1998 Trends in Biopharmaceutical and Toxicological Sciences. Seoul National University Press coauthored with Seung-Ki Lee & Young-Joon Surh