P U B L I C A T I O N S 


75. Sojung Seo#, Seung-Hoon Lee#, Joonbum Lee#, Eunji Lee, Jeongbin Lee, Mooho Hong, Ji-Hun Seo*.

"Polycarbonate ethanolysis with Imidazolium-Based Ionic Liquids: Recovery of High-Purity BPA and Value-Added By-Product"

Mater. Today Sustain. 2024, 25, 100665.



74. Moonseok Jang, Ji-Hun Seo*.

"Synthesis of Low-k Poly(ether ether ketone) Film and Surface Functionalization for Exceptional Copper Adhesive Properties"

ACS Appl. Polymer Mater. 2023, 6, 398-406.

73. Bitgaram Kim#, Moonseok Jang#, Sohyun Heo, Min-Seok Kim*, Ji-Hun Seo*.

"Mechanically Robust Cellulose-Based Piezoelectric Elastomer Formed by Slidable Polyrotaxane Cross-Linker"

ACS Macro Letters 2023, 12, 1705-1710.

72. Bitgaram Kim, Joonbum Lee, Eunji Lee, Kihun Jeong, Ji-Hun Seo*.

"One-pot coatable fluorinated polyurethane resin solution for robust superhydrophobic anti-fouling surface"

Prog. Org. Coat. 2024, 187, 108097.

71. Sojung Seo, Jin-Woo Park, Dong-Gyun Kim, Ji-Hun Seo*.

"Physical Properties of Poly(ether-thiourea)-Based Elastomer Formed by Zigzag Hydrogen Bonding and Slidable Cross-Linking"

ACS Macro Letters 2023, 12, 1588-1563.

70. Bitgaram Kim#, Su Hyun Yang#, Ji-Hun Seo*, Yun Chan Kang*.

"Inducing an Amorphous Phase in Polymer Plastic Crystal Electrolyte for Effective Ion Transportation in Lithium Metal Batteries"

Adv. Funct. Mater. 2023, 2310957.

69. Bitgaram Kim, Yeong Je Cho, Dong-Gyun Kim*, Ji-Hun Seo*

"Ion conducting elastomer designed from thiourea-based dynamic covalent bonds with reprocessing capability"

Mater. Today Chem. 2023, 30, 101583.


68. Subi Choi, Bitgaram Kim, Sungmin Park, Ji-Hun Seo*, Suk-Kyun Ahn*.

"Slidable Crosslinking Effect on Liquid Crystal Elastomers: Enhancement of Toughness, Shape Memory- and Self-Healing Properties"

ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2022, 14, 32486-32496. 

67. Dongchan Yi, Gwajeong Jeong, Ji-Hun Seo, Myong Jae Yoo, Hyunseung Yang.

"Carbon Dots with Tailored Surface Wettability as Pickering Emulsifiers"

ACS Appl. Nano Mater. 2022, 5, 10258-10267.

66. Jin-Woo Park, Ji-Hun Seo, Heon-Jin Lee.

"Enhanced Osteogenic Differentiation of Mesenchymal Stem Cells by Surface Lithium Modification in a Sandblasted/Acid-Etched Titanium Implant"

J. Biomater. Appl. 2022, 37, 447-458.

65. Joon Hur, Joonbum Lee, Bo-Young Kim, Myong-Jae Yoo, Ji-Hun Seo*.

"Formation of a robust Cu-adhesive layer on poly(ether ether ketone) via self UV-initiated surface polymerization"

J. Ind. Eng. Chem. 2022, 112, 307-315.

64. Joon Hur, Bo-Young Kim, Myong-Jae Yoo, Ji-Hun Seo*.

"Cu-Adherent Poly(ether ether ketone) with Low Dielectric Loss via Self UV-Initiated Surface Modification for High Frequency Application"

Colloid. Surface. A. 2022, 645, 128880.

63. Jung-Woo Choi#, Joonbum Lee#, Yuseon Lee, Ji-Hun Seo*, Kawng Dae Hong*.

"Preclinical testing of an anal bulking agent coated with a zwitterionic polymer in a fecal incontinence rat model"

J. Mater. Chem. B. 2022, 10, 2708-2718.


62. Joonbum Lee#, Jung-Woo Choi#, Kwang Dae Hong*, Ji-Hun Seo*.

"Injectable Polydimethylsiloxane Microfiller Coated with Zwitterionic Polymer for Enhanced Biocompatibility"

Colloid. Surface. B, 2022, 210, 112223.

61. Sung Wook Moon, Jiae Seo, Ji-Hun Seo, Byoung-Ho Choi.

"Scratch Properties of Clear Coat for Automotive Coating Comprising Molecular Necklace Crosslinkers with Silane Functional Groups for Various Environmental Factors"

Polymers, 2021, 13, 3933.

60. Jiae Seo#, Bitgaram Kim#, Min-Seok Kim*, Ji-Hun Seo*.

"Optimization of Anisotropic Crystalline Structure of Molecular Necklace-Like Polyrotaxane for Tough Piezoelectric Elastomer"

ACS Macro Letters, 2021, 10, 1371-1376.

59. Jiae Seo#, Gwang-Hee Lee#, Joon Hur, Myeong-Chang Sung, Ji-Hun Seo*, Dong-Wan Kim*.

"Mechanically Interlocked Polymer Electrolyte with Built-in Fast Molecular Shuttles for All-Solid-State Lithium Batteries"

Adv. Energy Mater. 2021, 2102583. (inside front cover)

58. Bitgaram Kim#, Taesung Park#, Soong Ju Oh*, Ji-Hun Seo*.

"Ion-Conducting, Supramolecular Crosslinked Elastomer with a Wide Linear Range of Strain-Resistances"

ACS Appl. Polymer Mater. 2021, 3, 5012-5021.

57. Jeongah Kim, Bo-Young Kim, Seong Dae Park, Ji-Hun Seo, Chan-Jae Lee, Myong Jae Yoo, Youngmin Kim.

"Mechanical Durability of Flexible Printed Circuit Boards Containing Thin Coverlays Fabricated with Poly(Amide-Imide-Urethane)/Epoxy Interpenetrating Networks"

Micromachines 2021, 12, 943.

56. Jiae Seo, Joon Hur, Min-Seok Kim, Tae-Gon Lee, So Jung Seo, Seung Ho Han*, Ji-Hun Seo*.

"All-Organic Piezoelectric Elastomer Formed Through the Optimal Cross-Linking of Semi-Crystalline Polyrotaxanes"

Chem. Eng. J. 2021, 426, 130792.

55. Joonbum Lee, Seungjoo Yi, Kawng Dae Hong*, Ji-Hun Seo*.

"Copolymerization of Zwitterionic Carboxybetaine and Various Hydrophobic Groups to Optimize Antifouling and Biocompatible Properties"

J. Ind. Eng. Chem. 2021, 96, 284-293.


54. Seungjoo Yi, Jiae Seo, Joonbum Lee, Jin-Sung Park, Yun Chan Kang, Ji-Hun Seo*.

"Photo-Immobilization of Pseudozwitterionic Polymers with Balanced Electrical Charge for Developing Anti-Coagulation Surfaces"

J. Ind. Eng. Chem. 2020, 91, 263-272.

53. Yoon Ho Rho#, Jiae Seo#, Ju Yeon Kim, Hyeon Ung Kim, Seok Jun Mun, Ji-Hun Seo*, Ki-Wan Bong*.

"Phosphorylcholine-based Encoded Hydrogel Microparticles with Enhanced Fouling Resistance for Multiplex Immunoassays"

Analyst, 2020, 145, 5482-5490.

52. Jiyeon Ham, Youngmin Kim, Taeyang An, Sunah Kang, Cheolmin Ha, Maierdanjiang Wufue, Yumin Kim, Byoungjun Jeon, Seulah Kim, Jungah Kim, Taehyun Choi, Ji-Hun Seo, Dae Woo Kim, Ji-Ung Park, Yan Lee.

"Covalently Grafted MPC Networks Inhibit Fibrous Capsule Formation around Silicone Breast Implants in a Porcine Model"

ACS Appl. Mater. Interface, 2020, 12, 30198-30212.

51. Hye In Cho#, Seungjoo Yi#, Jiseong Hwang, Ji-Hun Seo*, Jae-Seung Lee*.

"Roles of functional groups of zwitterionic polymers for synthesis of Ag seeds with anisotropic growth properties"

J. Ind. Eng. Chem. 2020, 89, 166-174.

50. Jiae Seo, Jae-Won Choi, Young-Hag Koh, Ji-Hun Seo*.

"Enhanced mechanical strength, flexibility, and shape-restoring rate of drug-eluting shape-memory polymer by incorporation of supramolecular cross-linkers"

ACS Macro Letters, 2020, 9, 389-395.


49. Dae Hoon Lee, Atsushi Tamura, Yoshinori Arisaka, Ji-Hun Seo, Nobuhiko Yui.

"Mechanically Reinforced Gelatin Hydrogels by Introducing Slidable Supramolecular Cross-Linkers"

Polymers, 2019, 11, 1787-1798.

48. Jiae Seo, Sung Wook Moon, Heemin Kang, Byoung-Ho Choi, Ji-Hun Seo*.

"Foldable and extremely scratch-resistant hard coating materials from molecular necklace-like cross-linkers"

ACS Appl. Mater. Interf. 2019, 11, 27306-27317.

47. Hongmo Kim#, Joonbum Lee#, Jiae Seo, Ji-Hun Seo*.

"Methylsilicone-functionalized superhydrophobic polyurethane porous membranes as anti-fouling oil absorbents"

Colloid Surf. A 2019, 572, 47-57.

46. Minji Kang, Sungwhan Kim, Heejin Kim, Youngjun Song, Dongwook Jung, Sunah Kang, Ji-Hun Seo, Sohee Nam, Yan Lee.

"Calcium-Binding Polymer-Coated PLGA Microparticles for Sustained Release of Quorum Sensing Inhibitors to Prevent Biofilm Formation on Hydroxyapatite Surfaces"

ACS Appl. Mater. Interf. 2019, 11, 7686-7694.

45. Chung-Man Lim, Joon Hur, Ho Jang, Ji-Hun Seo*.

"Developing a thermal grafting process for zwitterionic polymers on cross-linked polyethylene with geometry-independent grafting thickness"

Acta Biomater. 2019, 85, 180-191.

44. Aimin Ge, Qiao Lin, Ji-Hun Seo, Nobuhiko Yui, Shen Ye.

"Surface-Restructuring Differences between Polyrotaxanes and Random Copolymers in Aqueous Environment"

Langmuir 2018, 34, 12463-12470.

43. Jiae Seo, Nobuhiko Yui, Ji-Hun Seo*.

"Development of a supramolecular accelerator simultaneously to increase the cross-linking density and ductility of an epoxy resin"

Chem. Eng. J. 2019, 356, 303-311.

42. Seungjoo Yi†, Won Kyu Lee†, Ji-Ho Park, Jae-Seung Lee,* Ji-Hun Seo*

"One-Pot Synthesis of a Zwitterionic Small Molecule Bearing Disulfide Moiety for Antibiofouling Macro- and Nanoscale Gold Surfaces"

Langmuir 2019, 35, 1768-1777.


41. Chung-Man Lim, Jiae Seo, Ho Jang, Ji-Hun Seo*

"Optimizing grafting thickness of zwitterionic sulfobetaine polymer on cross-linked polyethylene surface to reduce friction coefficient"

Appl. Surf. Sci. 2018, 452, 102-112

40. Myoungjin Lee, Heejin Kim, Jiae Seo, Minji Kang, Sunah Kang, Joomyung Jang, Yan Lee*, Ji-Hun Seo*.

"Surface zwitterionization: effective method for preventing oral bacterial biofilm formation on hydroxyapatite surfaces"

Appl. Surf. Sci. 2018, 427, 517-524


39. Ji-Hun Seo, Kazuhiko Ishihara.

"Simultaneous patterning of proteins and cells by the formation of bioconjugation with photoreactable phospholipid polymers"

RSC Adv. 2017, 7, 40669-40672

38. Jiae Seo, Ji-Hun Seo*.

"Fabrication of Anti-Biofouling Plasma-Filtration Membrane by Electrospinning Process Using Photo-Crosslinkable Zwitterionic Phospholipid Polymers"

ACS Appl. Mater. Interf. 2017, 9, 19591-19600

37. Young Ju Jin , Sunah Kang, Pona Park, Dongkil Choi, Dae Woo Kim, Dongwook Jung, Jaemoon Koh, Joohee Jeon, Myoungjin Lee, Jiyeon Ham, Ji-Hun Seo, Hong-Ryul Jin, Yan Lee.

"Anti-Inflammatory and Anti-Bacterial Effects of Covalently Attached Biomembrane-Mimic Polymer Grafts on Gore-Tex Implants"

ACS Appl. Mater. Interf. 2017, 9, 19161-19175


36. Yeongbong Mok, Minwoo Noh, Gyu Chan Kim, Youngjun Song, Heejin Kim, Seulah Kim, Sihyeong Yi, Ji-Hun Seo, Yan Lee.

“Light-tuneable thermoresponsive behavior of branched polyethyleneimine derivatives in water”

Polymer 2016, 107, 37-43

35. Jong Min Won, Mun Yeong Son, Ji-Hun Seo, Yun Chan Kang.

“Electrochemical properties of WO3-reduced graphene oxide composite powders prepared by one-pot spray pyrolysis process”

J. Alloys Comp. 2016, 688, 647-653

34. Ji-Hun Seo, Kazuhiko Ishihara.

“Diffusion-induced hydrophilic conversion of polydimethylsiloxane/block-type phospholipid polymer hybrid substrate for temporal cell adhesive surface”

ACS Appl. Mater. Interf. 2016, 8, 21839-21846

33. Ji-Hun Seo, Mitsuhi Hirata, Sachiro Kakinoki, Tetsuji Yamaoka, Nobuhiko Yui.

“Dynamic polyrotaxane surfaces for effective differentiation of mouse induced pluripotent stem cells into cardiomyocytes"

RSC Advances 2016, 6, 35668-35676

32. Jeongseon Park, Minwoo Noh, Min Keun Chey, Yeongbong Mok, Ji-Hun Seo, Yan Lee.

“Control of osmotic pressure through CO2-capture and release facilitated by lower critical solution temperature (LCST) phase transition of acylated branched polyethyleneimine”

RSC Advances 2016, 6, 26526-26530

31. Sunah Kang#, Myoungjin Lee#, Minji Kang, Minwoo Noh, Joohee Jeon, Yan Lee*, Ji-Hun Seo*.

“Development of anti-biofouling interface on hydroxyapatite surface by coating zwitterionic MPC polymer containing calcium-binding moieties to prevent oral bacterial adhesion”

Acta Biomater. 2016, 40, 70-77

30. Minwoo Noh, Sunah Kang, Yeongbong Mok, So Jung Choi, Jeongseon Park, Jannick Kingma, Ji-Hun Seo, Yan Lee.

“Upper critical solution temperature (UCST) phase transition of halide salts of polyethyleneimine and methylated polyethyleneimine in aqueous solutions”

Chem. Commun. 2016, 52, 509-512


29. Ji-Hun Seo, Mayu Fushimi, Naoko Matsui, Tomohiro Takagaki, Junji Tagami, Nobuhiko Yui.

“UV-cleavable polyrotaxane crosslinker for modulating mechanical strength of photocurable resin plastic”

ACS Macro Letters 2015, 4, 1154-1157

28. Aimin Ge, Ji-Hun Seo, Lin Qiao, Nobuhiko Yui, Shen Ye.

“Structural reorganization and fibrinogen adsorption behaviors on the polyrotaxane surfaces investigated by sum frequency generation (SFG) spectroscopy”

ACS Appl. Mater. Interf. 2015, 7, 22709-22718

27. Ji-Hun Seo#, Yusuke Tsutsumi#, Akinori Kobari, Masayuki Shimojo, Takao Hanawa, Nobuhiko Yui.

“Modulating friction behavior in water by changing the combination of the loop- and graft-type poly(ethylene glycol) surfaces”

Soft Matter 2015, 11, 936-942

26. Sachiro Kakinoki, Ji-Hun Seo, Yuuki Inoue, Kazuhiko Ishihara, Nobuhiko Yui, Tetsuji Yamaoka.

“Mobility of the Arg-Gly-Asp (RGD) ligand on the outermost surface of biomaterials suppresses integrin-mediated mechanotransduction and subsequent cell functions”

Acta Biomater. 2015, 11, 42-51

25. Ji-Hun Seo, Sachiro Kakinoki, Tetsuji Yamaoka, Nobuhiko Yui.

“Directing stem cell differentiation by changing the molecular mobility of supramolecular surfaces”

Adv. Healthc. Mater. 2015, 4, 215-222

~ 2014

24. Ji-Hun Seo, Shino Nakagawa, Koichiro Hirata, Nobuhiko Yui.

“Synthesis of resin monomer-soluble polyrotaxane crosslinker containing cleavable end-groups”

Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2014, 10, 2623-2629

23. Ji Ung Park, Jiyeon Ham, Sukwha Kim, Ji-Hun Seo, Sang-Hyon Kim, Seonju Lee, Hye Jeong Min, Sunghyun Choi, Ra Mi Choi, Heejin Kim, Sohee Oh, Ji An Hur, Tae Hyun Choi, Yan Lee.

“Alleviation of capsular formations on silicone implants in rats using biomembrane-mimic coatings”

Acta Biomater. 2014, 10, 4217-4225

22. Kwangwoo Nam, Ji-Hun Seo, Tsuyoshi Kimura, Nobuhiko Yui, Akio Kishida.

“Relationship between molecular mobility, fibrillogenesis of collagen molecules, and inflammatory response: an experimental study in vitro and in vivo”

J. Colloid Interf. Sci. 2014, 433, 16-25

21. Heejin Kim, Wonmin Choi, Seonju Lee, Sooyeol Kim, Jiyeon Ham, Ji-Hun Seo, Sangmok Jang, Yan Lee.

“Synthesis of biomembrane-mimic polymers with various phospholipid head groups”

Polymer 2014, 55, 517-524

20. Nanako Yokoyama, Ji-Hun Seo, Atsushi Tamura, Yoshihiro Sasaki, Nobuhiko Yui.

“Tailoring supramolecular structure of aminated polyrotaxanes directed toward enhancing cellular internalization”

Macromol. Biosci. 2014, 14, 359-368

19. Ji-Hun Seo, Sachiro Kakinoki, Yuuki Inoue, Tetsuji Yamaoka, Kazuhiko Ishihara, Nobuhiko Yui.

“Inducing rapid cellular response on RGD-binding threaded macromolecular surfaces”

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 5513-5516

18. Atsushi Tamura, Go Ikeda, Ji-Hun Seo, Koji Tsuchiya, Hirofumi Yajima, Yoshihiro Sasaki, Kazunari Akiyoshi, Nobuhiko Yui.

“Molecular logistics using cytocleavable polyrotaxanes for the reactivation of enzymes delivered in living cells”

Sci. Rep. 2013, 3, 2252-2260

17. Ji-Hun Seo, Sachiro Kakinoki, Yuuki Inoue, Kwangwoo Nam, Tetsuji Yamaoka, Kazuhiko Ishihara, Akio Kishida, Nobuhiko Yui.

“The significance of hydrated surface molecular mobility in the control of the morphology of adhering fibroblasts”

Biomaterials 2013, 34, 3206-3214

16. Ji-Hun Seo, Keiko Sakai, Nobuhiko Yui.

“Adsorption state of fibronectin on poly(diemthyl siloxane) surfaces with varied stiffness can dominate adhesion density of fibroblasts”

Acta Biomater. 2013, 9, 5493-5501

15. Sachiro Kakinoki, Ji-Hun Seo, Yuuki Inoue, Kazuhiko Ishihara, Nobuhiko Yui, Tetsuji Yamaoka.

“A large mobility of hydrophilic molecules at the outmost layer controls the protein adsorption and adhering behavior with the actin fiber orientation of human umbilical vein endothelial cells (HUVEC) ” 

J. Biomater. Sci. Polym. Ed. 2013, 24, 1320-1332

14. Ji-Hun Seo, Nobuhiko Yui.

“The effect of molecular mobility of supramolecular polymer surfaces on fibroblast adhesion”

Biomaterials 2013, 34, 55-63

13. Sangmok Jang, Seonju Lee, Heejin Kim, Jiyeon Ham, Ji-Hun Seo, Yeongbong Mok, Minwoo Noh, Yan Lee.

“Preparation of pH-sensitive CaP nanoparticles coated with a phosphate-based block copolymer for efficient gene delivery”

Polymer 2012, 53, 4678-4685

12. Geun-woo Jin, Heejin Kim, Ji-Hun Seo, Jiyeon Ham, Jong-Sang Park, Yan Lee.

“Formation of polyion complex micelles with tunable isoelectric points based on zwitterionic block copolymers”

Macromol. Res. 2012, 20, 1249-1256

11. Ji-Hun Seo, Sachiro Kakinoki, Yuuki Inoue, Tetsuji Yamaoka, Kazuhiko Ishihara, Nobuhiko Yui.

“Designing dynamic surfaces for regulation of biological responses”

Soft Matter 2012, 8, 5477-5485

10. Minwoo Noh, Yeongbong Mok, Seonju Lee, Heejin Kim, So Hyun Lee, Geun-woo Jin, Ji-Hun Seo, Heebeom Koo, Tae-ha Park, Yan Lee.

“Novel lower critical solution temperature phase transition materials effectively control osmosis by mild temperature change”

Chem. Comm. 2012, 48, 3845-3847

09. Hyung Il Kim, Kazuhiko Ishihara, Seungbok Lee, Ji-Hun Seo, Hye Young Kim, Dongwhan Suh, Min Uk Kim, Tomohiro Konno, Madoka Takai, Jeong-Sun Seo.

“Tissue responses to poly(L-lactic acid)-based blend with phospholipid polymer for biodegradable cardiovascular stents”

Biomaterials 2011, 32, 2241-2247

08. Ji-Hun Seo, Ryosuke Matsuno, Yan Lee, Tomohiro Konno, Madoka Takai, Kazuhiko Ishihara.

“Effect of hydrophilic polymer conjugation on heat-induced conformational changes in a protein”

Acta Biomater. 2011, 7, 1477-1484

07. Heejin Kim, Seonju Lee, Minwoo Noh, So Hyun Lee, Yeongbong Mok, Geun-woo Jin, Ji-Hun Seo, Yan Lee.

“Thermosensitivity control of polyethylenimine by simple acylation”

Polymer 2011, 52, 1367-1374

06. Ji-Hun Seo, Takashi Shibayama, Madoka Takai, Kazuhiko Ishihara.

“Quick and simple modification of poly(dimethylsiloxane) surface by optimized molecular design of the anti-biofouling phospholipid copolymer”

Soft Matter 2011, 7, 2968-2976

05. Ji-Hun Seo, Ryosuke Matsuno, Madoka Takai, Kazuhiko Ishihara.

“Cell adhesion on phase-separated surface of block copolymer composed of poly(2-methacyloyloxyethyl phosphorylcholine) and poly(dimethylsiloxane)”

Biomaterials 2009, 30, 5330-5340

04. Yan Lee, Takehiko Ishii, Horacio Cabral, Hyun Jin Kim, Ji-Hun Seo, Nubuhiro Nishiyama, Hiroki Oshima, Kensuke Osada, Kazunori Kataoka.

“Charge-conversional PIC micelles - an efficient protein delivery nanocarrier into cytoplasm”

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2009, 48, 5309-5312

03. Ji-Hun Seo, Ryosuke Matsuno, Yan Lee, Madoka Takai, Kazuhiko Ishiara.

“Conformational recovery and preservation of protein nature from heat-induced denaturation by water-soluble phospholipid polymer conjugation”

Biomaterials 2009, 30, 4859-4867

02. Hyung Il Kim, Ryosuke Matsuno, Ji-Hun Seo, Tomohiro Konno, Madoka Takai, Kazuhiko Ishihara.

“Preparation of electrospun poly(L-lactide-co-caprolactone-co-gly-colide) / phospholipid polymer / rapamycin blended fiber for vascular application”

Curr. Appl. Phys. 2009, 9, 249-251

01. Ji-Hun Seo, Ryosuke Matsuno, Tomohiro Konno, Madoka Takai, Kazuhiko Ishihara.

“Surface tethering of phosphorylcholine groups onto poly (dimethyl-siloxane) through swelling-deswelling methods with phospholipids moiety containing ABA-type block copolymers”

Biomaterials 2008, 29, 1367-1376

Functonal Polymer Materials Laboratory

(J.-H. Seo’s Research Group)

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