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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. ...
    • Discovering modulators of gene expression 

      Babur, Ö.; Demir, E.; Gönen, M.; Sander, C.; Dogrusoz, U. (Oxford University Press, 2010)
      Proteins that modulate the activity of transcription factors, often called modulators, play a critical role in creating tissue- and context-specific gene expression responses to the signals cells receive. GEM (Gene Expression ...
    • 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, ...
    • Evaluation of X chromosome inactivation with respect to HLA genetic susceptibility in rheumatoid arthritis and systemic sclerosis 

      Kanaan, S. B.; Onat, O. E.; Balandraud, N.; Martin, G. V.; Nelson, J. L.; Azzouz, D. F.; Auger, I.; Arnoux, F.; Martin, M.; Roudier, J.; Ozcelik, T.; Lambert, N. C. (Public Library of Science, 2016)
      Background: Autoimmune diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and systemic sclerosis (SSc) are characterized by a strong genetic susceptibility from the Human Leucocyte Antigen (HLA) locus. Additionally, disorders ...
    • Evidence from autoimmune thyroiditis of skewed X-chromosome inactivation in female predisposition to autoimmunity 

      Ozcelik, T.; Uz, E.; Akyerli, C. B.; Bagislar, S.; Mustafa, C. A.; Gursoy, A.; Akarsu, N.; Toruner, G.; Kamel, N.; Gullu, S. (Nature Publishing Group, 2006)
      The etiologic factors in the development of autoimmune thyroid diseases (AITDs) are not fully understood. We investigated the role of skewed X-chromosome inactivation (XCI) mosaicism in female predisposition to AITDs. One ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Skewed X chromosome inactivation in blood cells of women with scleroderma 

      Özbalkan, Z.; Baǧişlar, S.; Kiraz, S.; Akyerli, C. B.; Özer H. T. E.; Yavuz, Ş.; Birlik, A. M.; Çalgüneri, M.; Özçelik, T. (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2005)
      Objective. Scleroderma (SSc) is an autoimmune disease of unknown etiology. The disease is 3-8 times more frequent in women than in men. The role of X chromosome inactivation (XCI) in the predisposition of women to autoimmunity ...
    • Skewed X-chromosome inactivation in scleroderma 

      Uz, E.; Loubiere, L. S.; Gadi, V. K.; Ozbalkan, Z.; Stewart, J.; Nelson, J. L.; Ozcelik, T. (Springer New York, 2008)
      Scleroderma is a female-prevalent autoimmune disease of unclear etiology. Two fundamental gender differences, skewed X-chromosome inactivation (XCI) and pregnancy-related microchimerism, have been implicated in scleroderma. ...
    • X chromosome inactivation and female predisposition to autoimmunity 

      Ozcelik, T. (Springer New York, 2008)
      [No abstract available]