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Description of Research Interests
Application of analytical chemistry in food science using ‘omics’ technologies (metabolomics and flavoromics); establishment of analytical platforms for volatile and non-volatile metabolites (biomarkers) to support development and processing of food with enhanced flavor and product quality; discovery of flavor synthesis in fruits; evaluation of nut quality; development of consumer-preferred food products; dairy product quality and flavor.
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FDST 4040/6040 – 4040L/6040L: Food Chemistry
FDST 4090/6090: Food Quality Control
FDST 8070: Food Proteins and Enzymes
Selected Recent Publications
Kang MJ, Suh JH. 2022. Metabolomics as a tool to evaluate nut quality and safety. Trends in Food Science & Technology, 129, 528-543.
Suh JH, Madden RT, Sung J, Chambers AH, Crane J, Wang Y. 2022. Pathway-based metabolomics analysis reveals biosynthesis of key flavor compounds in mango. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 70(34), 10389–10399.
Bernardini C, Santi S, Main G, Levy A, Buoso S, Suh JH, Wang Y, Vincent C, van Bel AJE, Musetti R. 2022. Increased susceptibility to Chrysanthemum Yellows phytoplasma infection in Atcals7ko plants is accompanied by enhanced expression of carbohydrate transporters. Planta, 256, 43.
Rusch C, Beke M, Tucciarone L, Nieves C, Ukhanova M, Tagliamonte M, Mai V, Suh JH, Wang Y, Chiu S, Patel B, Ramiez-Zamora A, Langkamp-Henken B. 2022. Mediterranean diet impacts gastrointestinal symptoms and modulates gut microbiota in people with Parkinson’s disease (P13-11.001). Neurology, 98 (18 Supplement), 1641.
Suh JH. 2022. Critical review: metabolomics in dairy science - evaluation of milk and milk product quality. Food Research International, 154, 110984.
Li J, Wang Y, Suh JH. 2022. Multi-omics approach in tea polyphenol research regarding tea plant growth, development and tea processing: current technologies and perspectives. Food Science and Human Wellness, 11, 524-536.
Ibanez F, Suh JH, Wang Y, Rivera M, Setamou M, Stelinski LL. 2022. Salicylic acid mediated immune response of Citrus Sinensis to varying frequencies of herbivory and pathogen inoculation. BMC Plant Biology, 22, 7.
Rusch C, Beke M, Tucciarone L, Nieves Jr. C, Ukhanova M, Tagliamonte MS, Mai V, Suh JH, Wang Y, Chiu S, Patel B, Ramirez-Zamora A, Langkamp-Henken B. 2021. Mediterranean diet adherence in people with Parkinson’s disease reduces constipation symptoms and changes fecal microbiota after a 5-week single-arm pilot study. Frontiers in Neurology, 12, 794640.
Suh JH*, Guha A*, Wang Z, Li S-Y, Killiny N, Vincent C, Wang Y. 2021. Metabolomic analysis elucidates how shade conditions ameliorate the deleterious effects of greening (Huanglongbing) disease in citrus. The Plant Journal, 108, 1798-1814. *co-first author
Deng H, Zhang Y, Reuss L, Suh JH, Yu Q, Liang G, Wang Y, Gmitter F. 2021. Comparative leaf volatile profiles of two contrasting mandarin cultivars against Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus infection illustrate Huanglongbing tolerance mechanisms. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 69(37), 10869-10884.
Suh JH, Tang X, Zhang Y, Gmitter FG, Wang Y. 2021. Metabolomic analysis provides new insight into tolerance of Huanglongbing in citrus. Frontiers in Plant Science, 12, 710598.
Fatani A, Suh JH, Auger J, Wang Y, Dahl W. 2021. Effect of pea hull fiber on uremic metabolites and gut microbiota composition in individuals undergoing hemodialysis. Current Developments in Nutrition, 5(supplement_2) 1155.
Dahl WJ, Hung W-L, Ford AL, Suh JH, Auger J, Nagulesapillai V, Wang Y. 2020. In older women, a high-protein diet including animal-sourced foods did not impact serum levels and urinary excretion of trimethylamine-N-oxide. Nutrition Research, 78, 72-81.
Kim U, Cho H-D, Kang MH, Suh JH, Eom HY, Kim J, Seo S, Kim G, Koo HR, Ha N, Song UT, Han SB. 2020. Screening of phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitors and their analogs in dietary supplements by liquid chromatography–hybrid ion trap–time of flight mass spectrometry. Molecules, 25(12), 2734.
Kim J*, Cho H-D*, Suh JH*, Lee J-Y, Lee E, Jin CH, Wang Y, Cha S, Im H, Han SB. 2020. Analysis of nicotine metabolites in hair and nails using QuEChERS method followed by liquid chromatography–tandem mass spectrometry. Molecules, 25(8), 1763. *co-first author
Cho H-D, Kim J, Lee J-Y, Kim Y-Y, Lee Y, Jo E, Suh JH, Lee J, Cha S, Han SB. 2020. A novel dried blood spots analysis combined with on-spot reaction for determination of trimethylamine N-oxide and its related compounds. Talanta, 210, 120639.
Ibanez F, Suh JH, Wang Y, Stelinski LL. 2019. Long-term, sustained feeding by Asian citrus psyllid disrupts salicylic acid homeostasis in sweet orange. BMC Plant Biology, 19(1), 493.
Simons TJ, McNeil CJ, Pham VD, Suh JH, Wang Y, Slupsky CM, Guinard J-X. 2019. Evaluation of California-grown blood and cara cara oranges through consumer testing, descriptive analysis, and targeted chemical profiling. Journal of Food Science, 84(11), 3246-3263.
Sung J*, Suh JH*, Wang Y. 2019. Effects of heat treatment of mandarin peel on flavonoid profiles and lipid accumulation in 3T3-L1 adipocytes. Journal of Food and Drug Analysis, 27(3), 729-735. *co-first author
Yuan C, Huang L, Suh JH, Wang Y. 2019. Bioactivity-guided isolation and identification of antiadipogenic compounds in Shiya tea (leaves of Adinandra nitida). Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 67(24), 6785-6791.
Sung J, Suh JH, Chambers AH, Crane J, Wang Y. 2019. Relationship between sensory attributes and chemical composition of different mango cultivars. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 67(18), 5177-5188.
Cho H-D*, Suh JH*, Feng S, Eom T, Kim J, Hyun SM, Kim J, Wang Y, Han SB. 2019. Comprehensive analysis of multi-class mycotoxins in twenty different species of functional and medicinal herbs using liquid chromatography–tandem mass spectrometry. Food Control, 96, 517-526. *co-first author
Feng S, Niu L, Suh JH, Hung W-L, Wang Y. 2018. Comprehensive metabolomics analysis of mandarins (Citrus reticulata) as a tool for variety, rootstock and grove discrimination. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 66(39), 10317-10326.
Wang S*, Suh JH*, Hung W-L, Zheng X, Wang Y, Ho C-T. 2018. Use of UHPLC−TripleQ with synthetic standards to profile anti-inflammatory hydroxycinnamic acid amides in root barks and leaves of Lycium barbarum. Journal of Food and Drug Analysis, 26(2), 572-582. *co-first author
Suh JH, Niu YS, Wang Z, Gmitter FG, Wang Y. 2018. Metabolic analysis reveals altered long-chain fatty acid metabolism in the host by Huanglongbing disease. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 66(5), 1296-1304.
Suh JH, Han SB, Wang Y. 2018. Development of an improved sample preparation platform for acidic endogenous hormones in plant tissues using electromembrane extraction. Journal of Chromatography A, 1535, 1-8.
Feng S, Suh JH, Gmitter FG, Wang Y. 2018. Differentiation between flavors of sweet orange (Citrus sinensis) and mandarin (Citrus reticulata). Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 66(1), 203-211.
Suh JH, Wang Y, Ho C-T. 2018. Natural dietary products and their effects on appetite control. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 66(1), 36-39.
Shin HD*, Suh JH*, Kim J*, Cho H-D, Lee SD, Han KS, Wang Y, Han SB. 2017. Online turbulent flow extraction coupled with liquid chromatography–tandem mass spectrometry for high throughput screening of anabolic steroids in horse urine. Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis, 145, 46-51. *co-first author
Chou Y-C, Suh JH, Wang Y, Pahwa M, Badmaev V, Ho C-T, Pan M-H. 2017. Boswellia serrata resin extract alleviates azoxymethane (AOM)/dextran sodium sulfate (DSS)-induced colon tumorigenesis. Molecular Nutrition & Food Research, 61(9), 1600984.
Suh JH, Ho C-T, Wang Y. 2017. Evaluation of carbonyl species in fish oil: An improved LC−MS/MS method. Food Control, 78, 463-468.
Suh JH, Niu YS, Hung W-L, Ho C-T, Wang Y. 2017. Lipidomic analysis for carbonyl species derived from fish oil using liquid chromatography–tandem mass spectrometry. Talanta, 168, 31-42.
Suh JH, Jung J, Kim B, Cho H-D, Kim J, Eom T, Park M, Wang Y, Han SB. 2017. Development of aqueous mobile phase using chaotrope for the chromatographic determination of melamine in infant formula. Journal of Chromatography A, 1496, 174-179. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chroma.2017.03.045
Wang S, Suh JH, Zheng X, Wang Y, Ho C-T. 2017. Identification and quantification of potential anti-inflammatory hydroxycinnamic acid amides from Wolfberry. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 65(2), 364-372.
Hung W-L, Suh JH, Wang Y. 2017. Chemistry and health effects of furanocoumarins in grapefruit. Journal of Food and Drug Analysis, 25(1), 71-83.
Cho H-D, Kim U, Suh JH, Eom HY, Kim J, Lee SG, Choi YS, Han SB. 2016. Classification of the medicinal plants of the genus Atractylodes using high-performance liquid chromatography with diode array and tandem mass spectrometry detection combined with multivariate statistical analysis. Journal of Separation Science, 39(7), 1286-1294.
Kim J*, Suh JH*, Cho H-D, Kang W, Choi YS, Han SB. 2016. Analytical method for fast screening and confirmation of multi-class veterinary drug residues in fish and shrimp by LC−MS/MS. Food Additives & Contaminants: Part A, 33(3), 420-432. *co-first author
Eom HY, Kang M, Kang SW, Kim U, Suh JH, Kim J, Cho H-D, Jung Y, Yang D-H, Han SB. 2016. Rapid chiral separation of racemic cetirizine in human plasma using subcritical fluid chromatography−tandem mass spectrometry. Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis, 117, 380-389.
Kim J, Yum H, Jang M, Shin I, Yang W, Baeck S, Suh JH, Lee S, Han SB. 2016. A comprehensive and sensitive method for hair analysis in drug-facilitated crimes and incorporation of zolazepam and tiletamine into hair after a single exposure. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 408(1), 251-263.
Suh JH, Lee HY, Kim U, Eom HY, Kim J, Cho H-D, Han SB. 2015. Simultaneous determination of benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene, and xylene metabolites in human urine using electromembrane extraction combined with liquid chromatography and tandem mass spectrometry. Journal of Separation Science, 38(24), 4276-4285.
Eom HY, Yang D-H, Suh JH, Kim U, Kim J, Cho H-D, Han SB. 2015. Determination of residual arsenic compounds in chicken muscle by ultra-performance liquid chromatography coupled with ultraviolet detection after pre-column derivatization with toluene-3,4-dithiol. Journal of Chromatography B, 1006, 151-157.
Suh JH, Eom HY, Kim U, Kim J, Cho H-D, Kang W, Kim DS, Han SB. 2015. Highly sensitive electromembrane extraction for the determination of volatile organic compound metabolites in dried urine spot. Journal of Chromatography A, 1416, 1-9.
Kim H-S, Kim J, Suh JH, Han SB. 2014. General unknown screening for pesticides in whole blood and Korean gastric contents by liquid chromatography−tandem mass spectrometry. Archives of Pharmacal Research, 37(10), 1317-1324.
Suh JH, Kim J, Jung J, Kim K, Lee SG, Cho H-D, Jung Y, Han SB. 2013. Determination of thiamine in pharmaceutical preparations by reverse phase liquid chromatography without use of organic solvent. Bulletin of the Korean Chemical Society, 34(6), 1745-1750.
Suh JH*, Lee YY*, Lee HJ, Kang M, Hur Y, Lee SN, Yang D-H, Han SB. 2013. Dispersive liquid-liquid microextraction based on solidification of floating organic droplets followed by high performance liquid chromatography for the determination of duloxetine in human plasma. Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis, 75, 214-219. *co-first author
Yeom H, Yang D-H, Suh JH, Eom HY, Kim U, Kim J, Lee SG, Cho H-D, Han SB. 2013. Determination of robenidine residues in chicken muscle by high performance liquid chromatography with ultraviolet detection. Archives of Pharmacal Research, 36(3), 359-365.
Shin HD, Suh JH, Kim J, Lee H, Eom HY, Kim U, Yang D-H, Han SB, Youm J-R. 2012. Determination of betaine in Fructus Lycii using hydrophilic interaction liquid chromatography with evaporative light scattering detection. Bulletin of the Korean Chemical Society, 33(2), 553-558.
Lee J*, Yang D-H*, Suh JH*, Kim U, Eom HY, Kim J, Lee MY, Kim J, Han SB. 2011. Species discrimination of Radix Bupleuri through the simultaneous determination of ten saikosaponins by high performance liquid chromatography with evaporative light scattering detection and electrospray ionization mass spectrometry. Journal of Chromatography B, 879(32), 3887-3895. *co-first author
Kim MK, Yang D-H, Jung M, Jung EH, Eom HY, Suh JH, Min JW, Kim U, Min H, Kim J, Han SB. 2011. Simultaneous determination of chromones and coumarins in Radix Saposhnikoviae by high performance liquid chromatography with diode array and tandem mass detectors. Journal of Chromatography A, 1218(37), 6319-6330.
Suh JH*, Yang D-H*, Lee BK, Eom HY, Kim U, Kim J, Lee H, Han SB. 2011. Simultaneous determination of B group vitamins in supplemented food products by high performance liquid chromatography−diode array detection. Bulletin of the Korean Chemical Society, 32(8), 2648-2656. *co-first author
Suh JH*, Yang D-H*, Han SB. 2011. Ultrasonic-assisted micellar extraction and cloud-point pre-concentration of major saikosaponins in Radix Bupleuri using high performance liquid chromatography with evaporative light scattering detection. Bulletin of the Korean Chemical Society, 32(8), 2637-2642. *co-first author
Kim MK, Lee TH, Suh JH, Eom HY, Min JW, Yeom H, Kim U, Jung HJ, Cha KH, Choi YS, Youm J-R, Han SB. 2010. Development and validation of a liquid chromatography−tandem mass spectrometry method for the determination of goserelin in rabbit plasma. Journal of Chromatography B, 878(24), 2235-2242.
Eom HY, Park S-Y, Kim MK, Suh JH, Yeom H, Min JW, Kim U, Lee J, Youm J-R, Han SB. 2010. Comparison between evaporative light scattering detection and charged aerosol detection for the analysis of saikosaponins. Journal of Chromatography A, 1217(26), 4347-4354.
Yeom H, Suh JH, Youm J-R, Han SB. 2010. Simultaneous determination of triterpenoid saponins from Pulsatilla koreana using high performance liquid chromatography coupled with a charged aerosol detector (HPLC−CAD). Bulletin of the Korean Chemical Society, 31(5), 1159-1164.
Lee C-W, Lee J, Lee J, Eom HY, Kim MK, Suh JH, Yeom H, Kim U, Youm J-R, Han SB. 2009. Rapid HPLC method for the simultaneous determination of eight urinary metabolites of toluene, xylene and styrene. Bulletin of the Korean Chemical Society, 30(9), 2021-2026.