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    • 15-Lipoxygenase-1 re-expression in colorectal cancer alters endothelial cell features through enhanced expression of TSP-1 and ICAM-1 

      Tunçer, S.; Keşküş, A. G.; Çolakoğlu, M.; Çimen, I.; Yener, C.; Konu, Ö.; Banerjee, S. (Elsevier, 2017-11)
      15-lipoxygenase-1 (15-LOX-1) oxygenates linoleic acid to 13(S)-hydroxyoctadecadienoic acid (HODE). The enzyme is widely suppressed in different cancers and its re-expression has tumor suppressive effects. 15-LOX-1 has been ...
    • Aging alters the molecular dynamics of synapses in a sexually dimorphic pattern in zebrafish (Danio rerio) 

      Karoglu, E. T.; Halim, D. O.; Erkaya, B.; Altaytas, F.; Arslan-Ergul, A.; Konu, O.; Adams, M. M. (Elsevier, 2017-06)
      The zebrafish has become a popular model for studying normal brain aging due to its large fecundity, conserved genome, and available genetic tools; but little data exists about neurobiological age-related alterations. The ...
    • Angiogenic peptide nanofibers improve wound healing in STZ-induced diabetic rats 

      Senturk, B.; Mercan, S.; Delibasi, T.; Guler, M. O.; Tekinay, A. B. (American Chemical Society, 2016-06)
      Low expressions of angiogenic growth factors delay the healing of diabetic wounds by interfering with the process of blood vessel formation. Heparin mimetic peptide nanofibers can bind to and enhance production and activity ...
    • Angiogenic peptide nanofibers repair cardiac tissue defect after myocardial infarction 

      Rufaihah, A. J.; Yasa, I. C.; Ramanujam, V. S.; Arularasu, S. C.; Kofidis, T.; Guler, M. O.; Tekinay, A. B. (Acta Materialia Inc, 2017)
      Myocardial infarction remains one of the top leading causes of death in the world and the damage sustained in the heart eventually develops into heart failure. Limited conventional treatment options due to the inability ...
    • The BioPAX community standard for pathway data sharing 

      Demir, E.; Cary, M. P.; Paley, S.; Fukuda, K.; Lemer, C.; Vastrik, I.; Wu, G.; D'Eustachio, P.; Schaefer, C.; Luciano, J.; Schacherer, F.; Martinez-Flores, I.; Hu, Z.; Jimenez-Jacinto, V.; Joshi-Tope, G.; Kandasamy, K.; Lopez-Fuentes, A. C.; Mi, H.; Pichler, E.; Rodchenkov, I.; Splendiani, A.; Tkachev, S.; Zucker, J.; Gopinath, G.; Rajasimha, H.; Ramakrishnan, R.; Shah, I.; Syed, M.; Anwar, N.; Babur, Ö.; Blinov, M.; Brauner, E.; Corwin, D.; Donaldson, S.; Gibbons, F.; Goldberg, R.; Hornbeck, P.; Luna, A.; Murray-Rust, P.; Neumann, E.; Reubenacker, O.; Samwald, M.; Iersel, Martijn van; Wimalaratne, S.; Allen, K.; Braun, B.; Whirl-Carrillo, M.; Cheung, Kei-Hoi; Dahlquist, K.; Finney, A.; Gillespie, M.; Glass, E.; Gong, L.; Haw, R.; Honig, M.; Hubaut, O.; Kane, D.; Krupa, S.; Kutmon, M.; Leonard, J.; Marks, D.; Merberg, D.; Petri, V.; Pico, A.; Ravenscroft, D.; Ren, L.; Shah, N.; Sunshine, M.; Tang R.; Whaley, R.; Letovksy, S.; Buetow, K. H.; Rzhetsky, A.; Schachter, V.; Sobral, B. S.; Dogrusoz, U.; McWeeney, S.; Aladjem, M.; Birney, E.; Collado-Vides, J.; Goto, S.; Hucka, M.; Novère, Nicolas Le; Maltsev, N.; Pandey, A.; Thomas, P.; Wingender, E.; Karp, P. D.; Sander, C.; Bader, G. D. (Nature Publishing Group, 2010)
      Biological Pathway Exchange (BioPAX) is a standard language to represent biological pathways at the molecular and cellular level and to facilitate the exchange of pathway data. The rapid growth of the volume of pathway ...
    • A combined ULBP2 and SEMA5A expression signature as a prognostic and predictive biomarker for colon cancer 

      Demirkol, S.; Gomceli, I.; Isbilen, M.; Dayanc, B. E.; Tez, M.; Bostanci, E. B.; Turhan, N.; Akoglu, M.; Ozyerli, E.; Durdu, S.; Konu, O.; Nissan, A.; Gonen, M.; Gure, A. O. (Ivyspring International Publisher, 2017)
      Background: Prognostic biomarkers for cancer have the power to change the course of disease if they add value beyond known prognostic factors, if they can help shape treatment protocols, and if they are reliable. The aim ...
    • Differential expression patterns of metastasis suppressor proteins in basal cell carcinoma 

      Bozdogan, O.; Yulug, I. G.; Vargel, I.; Cavusoglu, T.; Karabulut, A. A.; Karahan, G.; Sayar, N. (Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd., 2015)
      Background: Basal cell carcinomas (BCCs) are common malignant skin tumors. Despite having a significant invasion capacity, they metastasize only rarely. Our aim in this study was to detect the expression patterns of the ...
    • 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- ...
    • Frequent and specific immunity to the embryonal stem cell-associated antigen SOX2 in patients with monoclonal gammopathy 

      Spisek, R.; Kukreja, A.; Chen, L. -C.; Matthews, P.; Mazumder, A.; Vesole, D.; Jagannath, S.; Zebroski, H. A.; Simpson, A. J. G.; Ritter, G.; Durie, B.; Crowley, J.; Shaughnessy, Jr. J.D.; Scanlan, M. J.; Gure, A. O.; Barlogie, B.; Dhodapkar, M. V. (Rockefeller University Press, 2007)
      Specific targets of cellular immunity in human premalignancy are largely unknown. Monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS) represents a precursor lesion to myeloma (MM). We show that antigenic targets of ...
    • Glycosaminoglycan-Mimetic Signals Direct the Osteo/Chondrogenic Differentiation of Mesenchymal Stem Cells in a Three-Dimensional Peptide Nanofiber Extracellular Matrix Mimetic Environment 

      Arslan, E.; Guler, M. O.; Tekinay, A. B. (American Chemical Society, 2016-02)
      Recent efforts in bioactive scaffold development focus strongly on the elucidation of complex cellular responses through the use of synthetic systems. Designing synthetic extracellular matrix (ECM) materials must be based ...
    • Identification of differentially expressed microRNAs during lipotoxic endoplasmic reticulum stress in RAW264.7 macrophages 

      Nadir, M.; Tufanlı, Ö.; Erbay, E.; Atalay, A. (Turkish Biochemistry Society, 2016-06)
      Objective: Increased fatty acids in the circulation and their accumulation in non-adipose tissues play a significant role in the development of obesity related metabolic and inflammatory disorders such as insulin resistance, ...
    • Interplay between 15-lipoxygenase-1 and metastasisassociated antigen 1 in the metastatic potential of colorectal cancer 

      Tunçer, S.; Çağatay, T. S.; Keşküş, A. G.; Çolakoğlu, M.; Konu, Ö.; Banerjee S. (Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd., 2016)
      Objectives: Metastasis-associated antigen 1 (MTA1) is implicated in metastasis while 15-lipoxygenase-1 (15-LOX-1) reduces cell motility, when re-expressed in colorectal cancer (CRC). We aimed to understand any potential ...
    • Laminin mimetic peptide nanofibers regenerate acute muscle defect 

      Cimenci, C. E.; Uzunalli, G.; Uysal, O.; Yergoz, F.; Umay, E. K.; Guler, M. O.; Tekinay, A. B. (Acta Materialia Inc, 2017)
      Skeletal muscle cells are terminally differentiated and require the activation of muscle progenitor (satellite) cells for their regeneration. There is a clinical need for faster and more efficient treatment methods for ...
    • Metastasis suppressor proteins in cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma 

      Bozdogan, O.; Vargel, I.; Cavusoglu, T.; Karabulut, A. A.; Karahan, G.; Sayar, N.; Atasoy, P.; Yulug, I. G. (Elsevier, 2016-07)
      Cutaneous squamous cell carcinomas (cSCCs) are common human carcinomas. Despite having metastasizing capacities, they usually show less aggressive progression compared to squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of other organs. ...
    • 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 ...
    • Nicotine coregulates multiple pathways involved in protein modification/degradation in rat brain 

      Kane, J. K.; Konu, Ö.; Ma, J. Z.; Li, M. D. (Elsevier, 2004)
      Previously, we used cDNA microarrays to demonstrate that the phosphatidylinositol and MAP kinase signaling pathways are regulated by nicotine in different rat brain regions. In the present report, we show that, after ...
    • Opposing roles of the aldo-keto reductases AKR1B1 and AKR1B10 in colorectal cancer 

      Taskoparan, B.; Seza, E. G.; Demirkol, S.; Tuncer, S.; Stefek, M.; Gure, A. O.; Banerjee, S. (Springer Netherlands, 2017-09)
      Purpose: Aldo-keto reductases (including AKR1B1 and AKR1B10) constitute a family of oxidoreductases that have been implicated in the pathophysiology of diabetes and cancer, including colorectal cancer (CRC). Available data ...
    • p53 polymorphism influences response in cancer chemotheraphy via modulation of p73-dependent apoptosis 

      Bergamaschi, D.; Gasco, M.; Hiller, L.; Sullivan, A.; Syed, N.; Trigiante, G.; Yulug, I.; Merlano, M.; Numico, G.; Comino, A.; Attard, M.; Reelfs, O.; Gusterson, B.; Bell, A. K.; Heath, V.; Tavassoli, M.; Farrell, P. J.; Smith, P.; Lu, X.; Crook, T. (Elsevier, 2003-04)
      Intact p73 function is shown to be an important determinant of cellular sensitivity to anticancer agents. Inhibition of p73 function by dominant-negative proteins or by mutant p53 abrogates apoptosis and cytotoxicity induced ...
    • The prosurvival IKK-related kinase IKKϵ integrates LPS and IL17A signaling cascades to promote Wnt-dependent tumor development in the intestine 

      Göktuna, S. I.; Shostak, K.; Chau, T.-L.; Heukamp, L.C.; Hennuy, B.; Duong, H.-Q.; Ladang, A.; Close, P.; Klevernic, I.; Olivier, F.; Florin, A.; Ehx, G.; Baron, F.; Vandereyken, M.; Rahmouni, S.; Vereecke, L.; Loo, G. V.; Büttner, R.; Greten, F. R.; Chariot, A. (American Association for Cancer Research, 2016-05)
      Constitutive Wnt signaling promotes intestinal cell proliferation, but signals from the tumor microenvironment are also required to support cancer development. The role that signaling proteins play to establish a tumor ...
    • Quantification of SLIT-ROBO transcripts in hepatocellular carcinoma reveals two groups of genes with coordinate expression 

      Avci, M. E.; Konu, O.; Yagci, T. (BioMed Central, 2008)
      Background: SLIT-ROBO families of proteins mediate axon pathfinding and their expression is not solely confined to nervous system. Aberrant expression of SLIT-ROBO genes was repeatedly shown in a wide variety of cancers, ...