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Huey-Ming Hwang
Title Professor, Dept. of Biology
Faculty Rank
Degree Ph.D.
Institution Jackson State University
Department Biology
Clusters Gene and Environmental Health/Toxicology
Box 18540, 1400 Lych St.,
City Jackson
State MS
Postal Code 39217
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1. Pathakoti K, Manubolu M, Hwang HM. Effect of Size and Crystalline Phase of TiO2 Nanoparticles on Photocatalytic Inactivation of Escherichia coli. J Nanosci Nanotechnol. 2019 Dec 01; 19(12):8172-8179.
2. He X, Deng H, Hwang HM. The current application of nanotechnology in food and agriculture. J Food Drug Anal. 2019 01; 27(1):1-21.
3. Li Y, Wang X, Jiang Y, Wang J, Hwang H, Yang X, Wang P. Structure characterization of low molecular weight sulfate Ulva polysaccharide and the effect of its derivative on iron deficiency anemia. Int J Biol Macromol. 2019 Apr 01; 126:747-754.
4. Cui J, Li Y, Wang S, Chi Y, Hwang H, Wang P. Directional preparation of anticoagulant-active sulfated polysaccharides from Enteromorpha prolifera using artificial neural networks. Sci Rep. 2018 02 15; 8(1):3062.
5. He X, Fu P, Aker WG, Hwang HM. Toxicity of engineered nanomaterials mediated by nano-bio-eco interactions. J Environ Sci Health C Environ Carcinog Ecotoxicol Rev. 2018 01 02; 36(1):21-42.
6. Pathakoti K, Manubolu M, Hwang HM. Nanostructures: Current uses and future applications in food science. J Food Drug Anal. 2017 04; 25(2):245-253.
7. Li Y, Zhang G, Du C, Mou H, Cui J, Guan H, Hwang H, Wang P. Characterization of high yield exopolysaccharide produced by Phyllobacterium sp. 921F exhibiting moisture preserving properties. Int J Biol Macromol. 2017 Aug; 101:562-568.
8. He X, Hwang HM. Nanotechnology in food science: Functionality, applicability, and safety assessment. J Food Drug Anal. 2016 10; 24(4):671-681.
9. Li Y, Cui J, Zhang G, Liu Z, Guan H, Hwang H, Aker WG, Wang P. Optimization study on the hydrogen peroxide pretreatment and production of bioethanol from seaweed Ulva prolifera biomass. Bioresour Technol. 2016 Aug; 214:144-149.
10. He X, McAlliser D, Aker WG, Hwang HM. Assessing the effect of different natural dissolved organic matters on the cytotoxicity of titanium dioxide nanoparticles with bacteria. J Environ Sci (China). 2016 Oct; 48:230-236.
11. Li Y, Li W, Zhang G, Lü X, Hwang H, Aker WG, Guan H, Wang P. Purification and characterization of polysaccharides degradases produced by Alteromonas sp. A321. Int J Biol Macromol. 2016 May; 86:96-104.
12. Qiao L, Li Y, Chi Y, Ji Y, Gao Y, Hwang H, Aker WG, Wang P. Rheological properties, gelling behavior and texture characteristics of polysaccharide from Enteromorpha prolifera. Carbohydr Polym. 2016 Jan 20; 136:1307-14.
13. He X, Sanders S, Aker WG, Lin Y, Douglas J, Hwang HM. Assessing the effects of surface-bound humic acid on the phototoxicity of anatase and rutile TiO2 nanoparticles in vitro. J Environ Sci (China). 2016 Apr; 42:50-60.
14. He X, Akil L, Aker WG, Hwang HM, Ahmad HA. Trends in infant mortality in United States: a brief study of the Southeastern states from 2005-2009. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2015 May 06; 12(5):4908-20.
15. He X, Aker WG, Huang MJ, Watts JD, Hwang HM. Metal Oxide Nanomaterials in Nanomedicine: Applications in Photodynamic Therapy and Potential Toxicity. Curr Top Med Chem. 2015; 15(18):1887-900.
16. He X, Aker WG, Hwang HM. An in vivo study on the photo-enhanced toxicities of S-doped TiO2 nanoparticles to zebrafish embryos (Danio rerio) in terms of malformation, mortality, rheotaxis dysfunction, and DNA damage. Nanotoxicology. 2014 Aug; 8 Suppl 1:185-95.
17. He X, Aker WG, Leszczynski J, Hwang HM. Using a holistic approach to assess the impact of engineered nanomaterials inducing toxicity in aquatic systems. J Food Drug Anal. 2014 Mar; 22(1):128-146.
18. Fu PP, Xia Q, Hwang HM, Ray PC, Yu H. Mechanisms of nanotoxicity: generation of reactive oxygen species. J Food Drug Anal. 2014 Mar; 22(1):64-75.
19. He X, Hwang HM, Aker WG, Wang P, Lin Y, Jiang X, He X. Synergistic combination of marine oligosaccharides and azithromycin against Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Microbiol Res. 2014 Sep-Oct; 169(9-10):759-67.
20. Li X, Li Y, Mou H, Gao Y, Hwang H, Wang P. The optimization of saccharification of desulfurated red seaweed-derived polysaccharides and analysis of their composition. Prep Biochem Biotechnol. 2014; 44(1):40-55.
21. Pathakoti K, Huang MJ, Watts JD, He X, Hwang HM. Using experimental data of Escherichia coli to develop a QSAR model for predicting the photo-induced cytotoxicity of metal oxide nanoparticles. J Photochem Photobiol B. 2014 Jan 05; 130:234-40.
22. Quinones M, Zhang Y, Riascos P, Hwang HM, Aker WG, He X, Gao R. Effects of light energy and reducing agents on C60-mediated photosensitizing reactions. Photochem Photobiol. 2014 Mar-Apr; 90(2):374-9.
23. Dasari TP, Hwang HM. Effect of humic acids and sunlight on the cytotoxicity of engineered zinc oxide and titanium dioxide nanoparticles to a river bacterial assemblage. J Environ Sci (China). 2013 Sep 01; 25(9):1925-35.
24. Pathakoti K, Morrow S, Han C, Pelaez M, He X, Dionysiou DD, Hwang HM. Photoinactivation of Escherichia coli by sulfur-doped and nitrogen-fluorine-codoped TiO2 nanoparticles under solar simulated light and visible light irradiation. Environ Sci Technol. 2013 Sep 03; 47(17):9988-96.
25. Li Y, Wang J, Yu Y, Li X, Jiang X, Hwang H, Wang P. Production of enzymes by Alteromonas sp. A321 to degrade polysaccharides from Enteromorpha prolifera. Carbohydr Polym. 2013 Oct 15; 98(1):988-94.
26. Dasari TP, Pathakoti K, Hwang HM. Determination of the mechanism of photoinduced toxicity of selected metal oxide nanoparticles (ZnO, CuO, Co3O4 and TiO2) to E. coli bacteria. J Environ Sci (China). 2013 May 01; 25(5):882-8.
27. Pathakoti K, Hwang HM, Xu H, Aguilar ZP, Wang A. In vitro cytotoxicity of CdSe/ZnS quantum dots with different surface coatings to human keratinocytes HaCaT cells. J Environ Sci (China). 2013 Jan 01; 25(1):163-71.
28. Wang Y, Aker WG, Hwang HM, Yedjou CG, Yu H, Tchounwou PB. A study of the mechanism of in vitro cytotoxicity of metal oxide nanoparticles using catfish primary hepatocytes and human HepG2 cells. Sci Total Environ. 2011 Oct 15; 409(22):4753-62.
29. Puzyn T, Rasulev B, Gajewicz A, Hu X, Dasari TP, Michalkova A, Hwang HM, Toropov A, Leszczynska D, Leszczynski J. Using nano-QSAR to predict the cytotoxicity of metal oxide nanoparticles. Nat Nanotechnol. 2011 Mar; 6(3):175-8.
30. Wu H, Saeed MA, Hwang HM, Zhao S, Liu YM, Hossain MA. Application of capillary electrophoresis in anion binding studies: Complexation and separation of nitrate and nitrite by an azacryptand. J Phys Org Chem. 2011 Jan; 24(1):1-5.
31. Dasari TP, Hwang HM. The effect of humic acids on the cytotoxicity of silver nanoparticles to a natural aquatic bacterial assemblage. Sci Total Environ. 2010 Nov 01; 408(23):5817-23.
32. Ying E, Hwang HM. In vitro evaluation of the cytotoxicity of iron oxide nanoparticles with different coatings and different sizes in A3 human T lymphocytes. Sci Total Environ. 2010 Sep 15; 408(20):4475-81.
33. Hu X, Cook S, Wang P, Hwang HM, Liu X, Williams QL. In vitro evaluation of cytotoxicity of engineered carbon nanotubes in selected human cell lines. Sci Total Environ. 2010 Mar 15; 408(8):1812-7.
34. Cook SM, Aker WG, Rasulev BF, Hwang HM, Leszczynski J, Jenkins JJ, Shockley V. Choosing safe dispersing media for C60 fullerenes by using cytotoxicity tests on the bacterium Escherichia coli. J Hazard Mater. 2010 Apr 15; 176(1-3):367-73.
35. Hu X, Wang P, Hwang HM. Oxidation of anthracene by immobilized laccase from Trametes versicolor. Bioresour Technol. 2009 Nov; 100(21):4963-8.
36. Hu X, Cook S, Wang P, Hwang HM. In vitro evaluation of cytotoxicity of engineered metal oxide nanoparticles. Sci Total Environ. 2009 Apr 01; 407(8):3070-2.
37. Zhao X, Hwang HM. A study of the degradation of organophosphorus pesticides in river waters and the identification of their degradation products by chromatography coupled with mass spectrometry. Arch Environ Contam Toxicol. 2009 May; 56(4):646-53.
38. Wang P, Hu X, Cook S, Hwang HM. Influence of silica-derived nano-supporters on cellobiase after immobilization. Appl Biochem Biotechnol. 2009 Jul; 158(1):88-96.
39. Aker WG, Hu X, Wang P, Hwang HM. Comparing the relative toxicity of malathion and malaoxon in blue catfish Ictalurus furcatus. Environ Toxicol. 2008 Aug; 23(4):548-54.
40. Zhang Y, Gao J, Ntoni J, Begonia MF, Lee KS, Hwang HM. Enhancing ethanol fermentability of an artificial acid hydrolyzate with anion exchange resin treatment. Prep Biochem Biotechnol. 2008; 38(2):191-200.
41. Hwang HM, Hu X, Zhao X. Enhanced bioremediation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons by environmentally friendly techniques. J Environ Sci Health C Environ Carcinog Ecotoxicol Rev. 2007 Oct-Dec; 25(4):313-52.
42. Zhao X, Zhang Y, Hu X, Hwang HM. Enhanced bio-mineralization by riboflavin photosensitization and its significance to detoxification of Benzo[a]pyrene. Bull Environ Contam Toxicol. 2007 Sep; 79(3):319-22.
43. Hu X, Zhang Y, Zhao X, Hwang HM. Biodegradation of benzo[a]pyrene with immobilized laccase: genotoxicity of the products in HaCat and A3 cells. Environ Mol Mutagen. 2007 Mar; 48(2):106-13.
44. Zhao X, Lu Y, Phillips DR, Hwang HM, Hardin IR. Study of biodegradation products from azo dyes in fungal degradation by capillary electrophoresis/electrospray mass spectrometry. J Chromatogr A. 2007 Aug 03; 1159(1-2):217-24.
45. Hu X, Zhao X, Hwang HM. Comparative study of immobilized Trametes versicolor laccase on nanoparticles and kaolinite. Chemosphere. 2007 Jan; 66(9):1618-26.
46. Yang X, Zhao X, Hwang HM. Phototransformation of 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene: sensitized by riboflavin under different irradiation spectral range. J Hazard Mater. 2007 May 08; 143(1-2):271-6.
47. Zhang Y, Hwang HM, Ekunwe S. Comparing cytotoxicity and genotoxicity in HaCaT cells caused by 6-aminochrysene and 5,6-chrysenequinone under ultraviolet A irradiation. Environ Toxicol Chem. 2006 Jul; 25(7):1920-5.
48. Hu X, Jiang X, Hwang HM. Purification and characterization of an alginate lyase from marine Bacterium Vibrio sp. mutant strain 510-64. Curr Microbiol. 2006 Aug; 53(2):135-40.
49. Zheng Y, Hwang HM. Effects of temperature and microorganisms on malathion transformation in river water. Bull Environ Contam Toxicol. 2006 Apr; 76(4):712-9.
50. Zhao X, Hu X, Hwang HM. Effects of riboflavin on the phototransformation of benzo[a]pyrene. Chemosphere. 2006 May; 63(7):1116-23.
51. Hunter RD, Ekunwe SI, Dodor DE, Hwang HM, Ekunwe L. Bacillus subtilis is a potential degrader of pyrene and benzo[a]pyrene. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2005 Aug; 2(2):267-71.
52. Hwang HM, McArthur N, Ochs C, Libman B. Assessing interactions of multiple agrichemicals by using bacterial assemblages in a wetland mesocosm system. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2005 Aug; 2(2):328-34.
53. Ekunwe SI, Hunter RD, Hwang HM. Ultraviolet radiation increases the toxicity of pyrene, 1-aminopyrene and 1-hydroxypyrene to human keratinocytes. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2005 Apr; 2(1):58-62.
54. Quan Z, Song Y, Peters G, Shenwu M, Sheng Y, Hwang HM, Liu YM. Chiral CE separation of dopamine-derived neurotoxins. Anal Sci. 2005 Feb; 21(2):115-9.
55. Zeng K, Hwang HM, Zhang Y, Cook S. Assessing cytotoxicity of photosensitized transformation products of 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene (TNT) and atrazine with freshwater microbial assemblages. Environ Toxicol. 2004 Oct; 19(5):490-6.
56. Wang L, Yan J, Wang S, Cohly H, Fu PP, Hwang HM, Yu H. Phototoxicity and DNA damage induced by the cosmetic ingredient chemical azulene in human Jurkat T-cells. Mutat Res. 2004 Aug 08; 562(1-2):143-50.
57. Wang L, Cohly H, Yan J, Graham-Evans B, Hwang HM, Yu H. UVA light-induced toxic effects of 1-hydroxypyrene on human jurkat T-cells. Bull Environ Contam Toxicol. 2004 Jun; 72(6):1240-6.
58. Zeng K, Hwang HM, Dong S, Shi X, Wilson K, Green J, Jiao Y, Yu H. Photochemical transformation and phototoxicity of 1-aminopyrene. Environ Toxicol Chem. 2004 Jun; 23(6):1400-7.
59. Hwang HM, Balarezo AL, Jones VN, Yu H. Effect of river humic acid on 1-aminopyrene ecotoxicity in a dynamic solar photolysis process. Bull Environ Contam Toxicol. 2004 May; 72(5):1059-66.
60. Zheng B, Hwang HM, Yu H, Ekunwe S. DNA damage produced in HaCaT cells by combined fluoranthene exposure and ultraviolet A irradiation. Environ Mol Mutagen. 2004; 44(2):151-5.
61. Zeng K, Hwang HM, Zhang Y, Yu H. Identification of 6-aminochrysene photoproducts and study of the effect of a humic acid and riboflavin on its photolysis. J Photochem Photobiol B. 2003 Dec 05; 72(1-3):95-100.
62. Glover H, Hwang HM, Zeng K. Effects of riboflavin photoproducts on microbial activity during photosensitization of atrazine transformation. Environ Toxicol. 2003 Dec; 18(6):361-7.
63. Cui H, Hwang HM, Zeng K, Glover H, Yu H, Liu Y. Riboflavin-photosensitized degradation of atrazine in a freshwater environment. Chemosphere. 2002 Jun; 47(9):991-9.
64. Dong S, Fu PP, Shirsat RN, Hwang HM, Leszczynski J, Yu H. UVA light-induced DNA cleavage by isomeric methylbenz[a]anthracenes. Chem Res Toxicol. 2002 Mar; 15(3):400-7.
65. Hwang HM, Shi X, Ero I, Jayasinghe A, Dong S, Yu H. Microbial ecotoxicity and mutagenicity of 1-hydroxypyrene and its photoproducts. Chemosphere. 2001 Nov; 45(4-5):445-51.
66. Cui H, Hwang HM, Cook S, Zeng K. Effect of photosensitizer riboflavin on the fate of 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene in a freshwater environment. Chemosphere. 2001 Aug; 44(4):621-5.
67. Hwang HM, Slaughter LF, Cook SM, Cui H. Photochemical and microbial degradation of 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene (TNT) in a freshwater environment. Bull Environ Contam Toxicol. 2000 Aug; 65(2):228-35.
68. Dong S, Hwang HM, Shi X, Holloway L, Yu H. UVA-Induced DNA single-strand cleavage by 1-hydroxypyrene and formation of covalent adducts between DNA and 1-hydroxypyrene. Chem Res Toxicol. 2000 Jul; 13(7):585-93.
69. Dong S, Hwang HM, Harrison C, Holloway L, Shi X, Yu H. UVA light-induced DNA cleavage by selected polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. Bull Environ Contam Toxicol. 2000 Apr; 64(4):467-74.
70. Hwang HM, McCullum D, Slaughter L. Phototransformation of 2,4-dichloroaniline in a surface freshwater environment: effects on microbial assemblages. Bull Environ Contam Toxicol. 1998 Jan; 60(1):81-7.
71. Hwang HM, Maloney SW. A study of microbial transformations of trichloroaniline and p-cresol using size-fractionation technique. Bull Environ Contam Toxicol. 1996 Mar; 56(3):343-50.
72. Hwang HM, Loya JA, Perry DL, Scholze R. Interactions between subsurface microbial assemblages and mixed organic and inorganic contaminant systems. Bull Environ Contam Toxicol. 1994 Nov; 53(5):771-8.
73. Hwang HM, Hodson RE, Lewis DL, Scholze R. Microbial degradative activity in ground water at a chemical waste disposal site. Bull Environ Contam Toxicol. 1993 Jun; 50(6):856-63.

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