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    • Advances in plasmonic technologies for point of care applications 

      Tokel O.; Inci F.; Demirci U. (American Chemical Society, 2014)
      Infectious diseases have considerable economic and societal impact on developing settings. For instance, malaria is observed more commonly in sub-Saharan Africa and India. The societal impact of acquired immune deficiency ...
    • 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. ...
    • DNA repair gene polymorphisms and bladder cancer susceptibility in a Turkish population 

      Karahalil, B.; Kocabas, N. A.; Özçelik, T. (International Institute of Anticancer Research, 2006)
      Background: Occupational exposure and life style preferences, such as smoking are the main known environmental susceptibility factors for bladder cancer. A growing list of chemicals has been shown to induce oxidative DNA ...
    • 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 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • The exon 13 duplication in the BRCA1 gene is a founder mutation present in geographicaly diverse populations 

      Mazoyer, S.; Leary, J.; Kirk, J.; Fleischmann, E.; Wagner, T.; Claes, K.; Messiaen, L.; Foulkes, W.; Desrochers, M.; Simard, J.; Phelan, C. M.; Kwan, E.; Narod, S. A.; Vahteristo, P.; Nevanlinna, H.; Durando, X.; Bignon, Y. J.; Peyrat, J. P.; Bonnardel, C.; Sinilnikova, O. M.; Puget, N.; Lenoir, G. M.; Audoynaud, C.; Goldgar, D.; Maugard, C.; Caux, V.; Gad, S.; Stoppa-Lyonnet, D.; Noguès, C.; Lidereau, R.; Machavoine, C.; Bressac-De Paillerets, B.; Kuschel, B.; Betz, B.; Niederacher, D.; Beckmann, M. W.; Hamann, U.; Ponder, B. A. P.; Robinson, M.; Taylor G. R.; Bishop, T.; Catteau, A.; Solomon, E.; Cohen, B.; Steel, M.; Collins, N.; Stratton, M.; Van Der Looij, M.; Oláh, E.; Miller, N. J.; Barton, D. E.; Sverdlov, R. S.; Friedman, E.; Radice P.; Montagna, M.; Sensi, E.; Caligo, M.; Van Eijk, R.; Devilee, P.; Van Der Luijt, R.; Heimdal, K.; Møller, P.; Borg, Å.; Diez, O.; Cortes, J.; Domenech, M.; Baiget, M.; Osorio, A.; Benítez, J.; Maillet, P.; Sappino, A. P.; Özdag, H.; Özçelik, T.; Ozturk, M.; Rohlfs, E. M.; Boyd, J.; McDermott, D.; Offit, K.; Unger, M.; Nathanson, K.; Weber, B. L.; Sellers, T. A.; Hampton, E.; Couch, F. J.; Neuhausen, S.; Gayther, S. A. (Cell Press, 2000)
      Recently, a 6-kb duplication of exon 13, which creates a frameshift in the coding sequence of the BRCA1 gene, has been described in three unrelated U.S. families of European ancestry and in one Portuguese family. Here, our ...
    • 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 ...
    • An integrated map of structural variation in 2,504 human genomes 

      Sudmant, P. H.; Rausch, T.; Gardner, E. J.; Handsaker, R. E.; Abyzov, A.; Huddleston, J.; Zhang, Y.; Ye, K.; Jun, G.; Fritz, M. Hsi-Yang; Konkel, M. K.; Malhotra, A.; Stütz, A. M.; Shi, X.; Casale, F. P.; Chen, J.; Hormozdiari, F.; Dayama, G.; Chen, K.; Malig, M.; Chaisson, M. J. P.; Walter, K.; Meiers, S.; Kashin, S.; Garrison, E.; Auton, A.; Lam, H. Y. K.; Mu, X. J.; Alkan, C.; Antaki, D.; Bae, T.; Cerveira, E.; Chines, P.; Chong, Z.; Clarke, L.; Dal, E.; Ding, L.; Emery, S.; Fan, X.; Gujral, M.; Kahveci, F.; Kidd, J. M.; Kong, Y.; Lameijer, Eric-Wubbo; McCarthy, S.; Flicek, P.; Gibbs, R. A.; Marth, G.; Mason, C. E.; Menelaou, A.; Muzny, D. M.; Nelson, B. J.; Noor, A.; Parrish, N. F.; Pendleton, M.; Quitadamo, A.; Raeder, B.; Schadt, E. E.; Romanovitch, M.; Schlattl, A.; Sebra, R.; Shabalin, A. A.; Untergasser, A.; Walker J. A.; Wang, M.; Yu, F.; Zhang, C.; Zhang, J.; Zheng-Bradley, X.; Zhou, W.; Zichner, T.; Sebat, J.; Batzer, M. A.; McCarroll, S. A.; Mills, R. E.; Gerstein, M. B.; Bashir, A.; Stegle, O.; Devine, S. E.; Lee, C.; Eichler, E. E.; Korbel, J. O. (Nature Publishing Group, 2015)
      Structural variants are implicated in numerous diseases and make up the majority of varying nucleotides among human genomes. Here we describe an integrated set of eight structural variant classes comprising both balanced ...
    • Inter-varietal structural variation in grapevine genomes 

      Cardone, M. F.; D'Addabbo, P.; Alkan C.; Bergamini, C.; Catacchio, C. R.; Anaclerio, F.; Chiatante, G.; Marra, A.; Giannuzzi, G.; Perniola, R.; Ventura M.; Antonacci, D. (Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd., 2016)
      Grapevine (Vitis vinifera L.) is one of the world's most important crop plants, which is of large economic value for fruit and wine production. There is much interest in identifying genomic variations and their functional ...
    • p53 codon 72 polymorphism in bladder cancer-No evidence of association with increased risk or invasiveness 

      Törüner, G. A.; Uçar, A.; Tez, M.; Çetinkaya, M.; Özen, H.; Özçelik, T. (Springer, 2001)
      We studied the effect of the p53 gene Arg72Pro polymorphism on bladder cancer susceptibility in a case control study of 121 bladder cancer patients and 114 age-sex matched controls to determine whether this polymorphism ...
    • 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 inactivation in an X linked nystagmus family resulted from a novel, p.R229G, missense mutation in the FRMD7 gene 

      Kaplan, Y.; Vargel, I.; Kansu, T.; Akin, B.; Rohmann, E.; Kamaci, S.; Uz, E.; Ozcelik, T.; Wollnik, B.; Akarsu, N. A. (BMJ Group, 2008)
      Aims: This study aimed to identify the underlying genetic defect of a large Turkish X linked nystagmus (NYS) family. Methods: Both Xp11 and Xq26 loci were tested by linkage analysis. The 12 exons and intron-exon junctions ...
    • Spiral microfluidics device for continuous flow PCR 

      Salemmilani, R.; Cetin, B. (2013)
      Polymerase-chain-Reaction (PCR) is a thermal cycling (repeated heating and cooling of PCR solution) process for DNA amplification. PCR is the key ingredient in many biomedical applications. One key feature for the success ...