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    • Circulating LL37 targets plasma extracellular vesicles to immune cells and intensifies Behçet's disease severity 

      Kahraman, T.; Gucluler, G.; Simsek, I.; Yagci, F. C.; Yildirim, M.; Ozen, C.; Dinc, A.; Gursel, M.; Ikromzoda, L.; Sutlu, T.; Gay, S.; Gursel, I. (Taylor and Francis, 2017-02)
      Behçet's disease (BD) activity is characterised by sustained, over-exuberant immune activation, yet the underlying mechanisms leading to active BD state are poorly defined. Herein, we show that the human cathelicidin derived ...
    • 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 ...
    • Frequent demonstration of human herpesvirus 8 (HHV-8) in bone marrow biopsy samples from Turkish patients with multiple myeloma (MM) 

      Beksac, M.; Ma, M.; Akyerli, C.; DerDanielian, M.; Zhang, L.; Liu, J.; Arat, M.; Konuk, N.; Koc, H.; Ozcelik, T.; Vescio, R.; Berenson, J. R. (Nature Publishing, 2001)
      In order to investigate the frequency of HHV-8 in MM patients from another geographic location, we obtained fresh bone marrow (BM) biopsies from Turkish patients with MM (n = 21), monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined ...
    • PPAR-alpha L162V polymorphism in human hepatocellular carcinoma 

      Koytak, E. S.; Mızrak, D.; Bektaş, M.; Verdi, H.; Arslan-Ergül, Ayça; İdilman, R.; Çınar, K.; Yurdaydın, C.; Ersöz, S.; Karayalçın, K.; Uzunalimoğlu, Ö.; Bozkaya, H. (Turkish Society of Gastroenterology, 2008)
      Background/aims: Several lines of evidence suggest that peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor alpha may be involved in hepatocarcinogenesis. L162V polymorphism of the peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor alpha ...
    • 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 ...