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    • Analysis of skewed X-chromosome inactivation in females with rheumatoid arthritis and autoimmune thyroid diseases 

      Chabchoub, G.; Uz, E.; Maalej, A.; Mustafa, C. A.; Rebai, A.; Mnif, M.; Bahloul, Z.; Farid, N. R.; Ozcelik, T.; Ayadi, H. (BioMed Central, 2009)
      Introduction The majority of autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and autoimmune thyroid diseases (AITDs) are characterized by a striking female predominance superimposed on a predisposing genetic background. ...
    • Endothelial progenitor cells display clonal restriction in multiple myeloma 

      Braunstein, M.; Özçelik, T.; Baǧişlar, S.; Vakil, V.; Smith, E. L. P.; Dai, K.; Akyerli, C. B.; Batuman O. A. (BioMed Central Ltd., 2006)
      Background: In multiple myeloma (MM), increased neoangiogenesis contributes to tumor growth and disease progression. Increased levels of endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs) contribute to neoangiogenesis in MM, and, ...
    • Extremely skewed X-chromosome inactivation patterns in women with recurrent spontaneous abortion 

      Bagislar, S.; Ustuner, I.; Cengiz, B.; Soylemez, F.; Akyerli, C. B.; Ceylaner, S.; Ceylaner, G.; Acar, A.; Ozcelik, T. (Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Asia, 2006)
      Background: The role of extremely skewed X-chromosome inactivation (XCI) has been questioned in the pathogenesis of recurrent spontaneous abortion (RSA) but the results obtained were conflicting. Aims: We therefore ...
    • Jnk1 deficiency in hematopoietic cells suppresses macrophage apoptosis and increases atherosclerosis in low-density lipoprotein receptor null mice 

      Babaev, V. R.; Yeung, M.; Erbay, E.; Ding, L.; Zhang, Y.; May, J. M.; Fazio, S.; Hotamisligil, G. S.; Linton, M. F. (Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2016)
      Objective - The c-Jun NH 2 -terminal kinases (JNK) are regulated by a wide variety of cellular stresses and have been implicated in apoptotic signaling. Macrophages express 2 JNK isoforms, JNK1 and JNK2, which may have ...
    • Mutations in RAD21 disrupt regulation of apob in patients with chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction 

      Bonora, E.; Bianco, F.; Cordeddu, L.; Bamshad, M.; Francescatto, L.; Dowless, D.; Stanghellini, V.; Cogliandro, R. F.; Lindberg, G.; Mungan, Z.; Cefle, K.; Ozcelik, T.; Palanduz, S.; Ozturk, S.; Gedikbasi, A.; Gori, A.; Pippucci, T.; Graziano, C.; Volta, U.; Caio, G.; Barbara, G.; D'Amato, M.; Seri, M.; Katsanis, N.; Romeo, G.; De Giorgio, R. (W.B. Saunders, 2015)
      Background Aims Chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction (CIPO) is characterized by severe intestinal dysmotility that mimics a mechanical subocclusion with no evidence of gut obstruction. We searched for genetic variants ...
    • Turkish population data on the HLA-DQα, LDLR, GYPA, HBGG, D7S8, and GC loci 

      Vural, B.; Atlioǧlu, E.; Kolusayin, Ö.; Togan, I.; Büyükdevrim, S.; Özçelik, T. (Springer, 1998)
      We have determined the allele and genotype frequencies of six PCR-based genetic markers HLA-DQα, LDLR, GYPA, HBGG, D7S8 and GC in the Turkish population (n = 361 for HLA-DQα, and n = 260 for PM). All loci meet Hardy- ...