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    • Adjuvant autologous melanoma vaccine for macroscopic stage III disease: survival, biomarkers, and improved response to CTLA-4 blockade 

      Lotem, M.; Merims, S.; Frank, S.; Hamburger, T.; Nissan, A.; Kadouri, L.; Cohen, J.; Straussman, R.; Eisenberg, G.; Frankenburg, S.; Carmon, E.; Alaiyan, B.; Shneibaum, S.; Ayyildiz, Z. O.; Isbilen, M.; Senses, K. M.; Ron, I.; Steinberg, H.; Smith, Y.; Shiloni, E.; Gure, A. O.; Peretz, T. (Hindawi Limited, 2016)
      Background. There is not yet an agreed adjuvant treatment for melanoma patients with American Joint Committee on Cancer stages III B and C. We report administration of an autologous melanoma vaccine to prevent disease ...
    • Assessment of diagnostic enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay kit and serological markers in human brucellosis 

      Cakan G.; Bezirci F.B.; Kacka, A.; Cesur, S.; Aksaray, S.; Tezeren, D.; Saka, D.; Ahmed, K. (2008)
      This study was performed to evaluate commercial brucella immunoglobulin G and M-enzymelinked immunosorbent assay (IgG and IgM ELISA) kits for the diagnosis of human brucellosis and to suggest a candidate prognostic marker ...
    • Asymmetric dimethylarginine concentrations are elevated in women with gestational diabetes 

      Akturk, M.; Altinova, A.; Mert I.; Dincel, A.; Sargin, A.; Buyukkagnici, U.; Arslan, M.; Danisman, N. (2010)
      As shown in the previous studies, asymmetric dimethylarginine (ADMA) is related to endothelial dysfunction, whereas high-sensitive C-reactive protein (hCRP) is the marker of inflammation. In our study, we investigated ADMA, ...
    • Beyond the 'East-West' dichotomy: Global variation in cultural models of selfhood 

      Vignoles, V. L.; Owe, E.; Becker, M.; Smith, P. B.; Easterbrook, M. J.; Brown, R.; González, R.; Didier, N.; Carrasco, D.; Cadena, M. P.; Lay, S.; Schwartz, S. J.; Rosiers, S. E. D.; Villamar, J. A.; Gavreliuc, A.; Zinkeng, M.; Kreuzbauer, R.; Baguma, P.; Martin, M.; Tatarko, A.; Herman, G.; de Sauvage, I.; Courtois, M.; Gardarsdóttir, R. B.; Harb, C.; Gallo, I. S.; Gil, P. P.; Clemares, R. L.; Campara, G.; Nizharadze, G.; Macapagal, M. E. J.; Jalal, B.; Bourguignon, D.; Zhang, J.; Lv, S.; Chybicka, A.; Yuki, M.; Zhang X.; Espinosa, A.; Valk, A.; Abuhamdeh, S.; Amponsah, B.; Özgen E.; Guner, E. Ü.; Yamakoglu, N.; Chobthamkit, P.; Pyszczynski, T.; Kesebir, P.; Trujillo, E. V.; Balanta, P.; Ayala, B. C.; Koller, S. H.; Jaafar, J. L.; Gausel, N.; Fischer, R.; Milfont, T. L.; Kusdil, E.; Çağlar, S.; Aldhafri, S.; Ferreira, M. C.; Mekonnen, K. H.; Wang, Q.; Fülöp, M.; Torres, A.; Camino, L.; Lemos, F. C. S.; Fritsche, I.; Möller, B.; Regalia, C.; Manzi, C.; Brambilla, M.; Bond, M. H. (American Psychological Association Inc., 2016)
      Markus and Kitayama's (1991) theory of independent and interdependent self-construals had a major influence on social, personality, and developmental psychology by highlighting the role of culture in psychological processes. ...
    • Coagulation factor V gene mutation increases the risk of venous thrombosis in Behcet's disease 

      Gül, A.; Özbek, U.; Öztürk, C.; Inanç, M.; Koniçe, M.; Özçelik, T. (Oxford University Press, 1996)
      We investigated the prevalence of the coagulation factor V gene G1691A mutation in 64 patients with Behcet's disease (BD) and in 107 apparently healthy individuals. The mutation was present in the heterozygous state in ...
    • Cognitive and emotional representations of terror attacks: a cross-cultural exploration 

      Shiloh, S.; Güvenç, G.; Önkal D. (Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, 2007)
      A questionnaire measuring cognitive and affective representations of terror risk was developed and tested in Turkey and Israel. Participants in the study were university students from the two countries (n = 351). Four ...
    • Cultural Bases for Self-Evaluation: Seeing Oneself Positively in Different Cultural Contexts 

      Becker, M.; Vignoles, V. L.; Owe, E.; Easterbrook, M. J.; Brown, R.; Smith, P. B.; Bond, M. H.; Regalia, C.; Manzi, C.; Brambilla, M.; Aldhafri, S.; González, R.; Carrasco, D.; Cadena, M. P.; Lay, S.; Gallo I. S.; Torres, A.; Camino L.; Özgen E.; Güner, Ü.E.; Yamakoğlu, N.; Lemos, F. C. S.; Trujillo, E. V.; Balanta, P.; Macapagal, M. E. J.; Ferreira, M. C.; Herman, G.; de Sauvage, I.; Bourguignon, D.; Wang, Q.; Fülöp, M.; Harb, C.; Chybicka, A.; Mekonnen, K. H.; Martin, M.; Nizharadze, G.; Gavreliuc, A.; Buitendach J.; Valk, A.; Koller, S. H. (SAGE Publications Inc.SAGE, 2014)
      Several theories propose that self-esteem, or positive self-regard, results from fulfilling the value priorities of one's surrounding culture. Yet, surprisingly little evidence exists for this assertion, and theories differ ...
    • Determinants of choosing withdrawal over modern contraceptive methods in Turkey 

      Cindoglu, D.; Sirkeci, I.; Sirkeci, R. F. (Taylor & Francis, 2008)
      Objectives The determinants of the use of withdrawal in Turkey are examined using a multinomial logistic model. Methods Data were drawn from a nation-wide population-based cross-sectional study, the Turkish Demographic ...
    • Diagnosis of gastric carcinoma by classification on feature projections 

      Güvenir, H. A.; Emeksiz, N.; İkizler, N.; Örmeci, N. (Elsevier, 2004)
      A new classification algorithm, called benefit maximizing classifier on feature projections (BCFP), is developed and applied to the problem of diagnosis of gastric carcinoma. The domain contains records of patients with ...
    • Discrimination against teenagers in the mall environment: a case from Ankara, Turkey 

      Mugan, G.; Erkip, F. (Libra Publishers, 2009-02)
      Teenagers spend much of their leisure time at shopping malls which is a result of factors such as parental constraint due to the incivility of the streets, financial dependence, and limited financial resources. Migros, a ...
    • Distinct regulation of tonsillar immune response in virus infection 

      Jartti, T.; Palomares, O.; Waris, M.; Tastan, O.; Nieminen, R.; Puhakka, T.; Rückert, B.; Aab, A.; Vuorinen, T.; Allander, T.; Vahlberg, T.; Ruuskanen, O.; Akdis, M.; Akdis, C. A. (Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd., 2014)
      Background: The relationships between tonsillar immune responses, and viral infection and allergy are incompletely known. Objective To study intratonsillar/nasopharyngeal virus detections and in vivo expressions of T-cell- ...
    • Effects of coloured lighting on the perception of interior spaces 

      Odabaşioğlu, S.; Olguntürk, N. (SAGE, 2015-02-01)
      Use of coloured lighting in interior spaces has become prevalent in recent years. Considerable importance is ascribed to coloured lighting in interior and lighting design. The effects of colour on the perception of interior ...
    • Evaluation of chimerism with DNA polymorphisms in bone marrow transplantation 

      Özbek, U.; Vural, B.; Kalayoǧlu, S.; Soysal, T.; Bilgen, H.; Yavuz, S.; Anak, S.; Sargın, D.; Gedikoǧlu G.; Ferhanoǧlu, Burhan; Akoǧlu, T.; Tangün, Y.; Özçelik, Tayfun (International Children's Center (I C C), 1997)
      Evaluation of chimeric status following allogenlc BMT is an Important tool for monitoring the replacement of host cells with donor cells and for determining the risk of relapse. Polymorphic DNA sequences can be used as ...
    • Exploring the sociotropy-autonomy dimensions in a sample of Turkish psychiatric inpatients 

      Sahin, N.; Ulusoy, M.; Sahin, N. (Wiley, 1993)
      The present study explored the constructs of sociotropy and autonomy with a group of Turkish depressed inpatients, who were administered the Beck Depression Inventory, the Dysfunctional Attitudes Scale, the Automatic ...
    • How the ocean personality model affects the perception of crowds 

      Durupınar, F.; Pelechano, N.; Allbeck, J. M.; Güdükbay U.; Badler, N. I. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2011)
      A personality model named High-Density Autonomous Crowds (HiDAC) simulation system provides individual differences by assigning each person different psychological and physiological traits. Users normally set these parameters ...
    • Increased frequency of extremely skewed X chromosome inactivation in juvenile idiopathic arthritis 

      Uz, E.; Mustafa, C.; Topaloglu, R.; Bilginer, Y.; Dursun, A.; Kasapcopur, O.; Ozen, S.; Bakkaloglu, A.; Ozcelik, T. (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2009)
      Objective. Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) is a childhood rheumatic disease of unknown etiology. Two subgroups of JIA, i.e., oligoarticular and polyarticular, are thought to have an autoimmune component, and show a ...
    • Lack of association between RNASEL Arg462Gln variant and the risk of breast cancer 

      Sevinç, A.; Yannoukakos, D.; Konstantopoulou, I.; Manguoglu, E.; Lüleci, G.; Çolak, T.; Akyerli, C.; Çolakoglu, G.; Tez, M.; Sayek, I.; Gerassimos, V.; Nasioulas, G.; Papadopoulou, E.; Florentin, L.; Kontogianni, E.; Bozkurt, B.; Kocabas, N. A.; Karakaya, A. E.; Yulug, I. G.; Özçelik, T. (International Institute of Anticancer Research, 2004)
      Background: The RNASEL G1385A variant was recently found to be implicated in the development of prostate cancer. Considering the function of RNase L and the pleiotropic effects of mutations associated with cancer, we sought ...
    • Major bacteria of community-acquired respiratory tract infections in Turkey 

      Ozyılmaz, E.; Akan, O. A.; Gulhan, M.; Ahmed, K.; Nagatake, T. (National Institute Of Infectious Diseases,, 2005)
      To determine the bacterial etiology of lower respiratory tract infections (LRTIs) in Turkey, quantitative cultures of sputum were carried out. The major pathogens for LTRIs were found to be Haemophilus influenzae, followed ...
    • Mutation in TOR1AIP1 encoding LAP1B in a form of muscular dystrophy: A novel gene related to nuclear envelopathies 

      Kayman-Kurekci G.; Talim, B.; Korkusuz P.; Sayar, N.; Sarioglu, T.; Oncel I.; Sharafi P.; Gundesli H.; Balci-Hayta, B.; Purali, N.; Serdaroglu-Oflazer P.; Topaloglu H.; Dincer P. (Elsevier Ltd, 2014)
      We performed genome-wide homozygosity mapping and mapped a novel myopathic phenotype to chromosomal region 1q25 in a consanguineous family with three affected individuals manifesting proximal and distal weakness and atrophy, ...
    • A retrospective comparison of allogeneic peripheral blood stem cell and bone marrow transplantation results from a single center: a focus on the incidence of graft-vs.-host disease and relapse 

      Üstün, C.; Arslan, Ö.; Beksaç, M.; Koç, H.; Gürman, G.; Özçelik, T.; Yilmaz, B.; İlban, O.; Akan, H.; Özcan, M.; Demirer, T.; Uysal, A.; Konuk, N.; Arat, M.; Dilek, İ.; Çelebi, H.; Coskun, H. S. (Elsevier, 1999)
      To detect the effect of the stem cell source, allogeneic peripheral blood stem cell transplantations (alloPBSCTs) performed between 1995 and 1997 from human leukocyte antigen (HLA)-identical siblings in 40 patients with ...