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Arachiche A and Gozuacik Dx. Autophagy in health and disease. In the book: Toxicity and autophagy in neurodegenerative disorders. Jose Manuel Fuentes (Ed.). Springer Publishing. 2014. ISBN: XXX, Book chapter.  Invited chapter in preparation.

Karakas HE and Gozuacik Dx. Autophagy and cancer. Turkish Journal of Biology, 2014, Invited review in preparation.

Gozuacik Dx, Yagci-Acar HF, Akkoc Y, Kosar A, Dogan-Ekici AI, Ekici S. Anticancer use of nanoparticles as nucleic acid carriers. Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology, 2014, September; 10(9): 1751-1783. Link

Kurtoglu M, Kaya A, Gozuacik D, Yagci Acar HF, and Kosar Ax. Experimental study on convective heat transfer performance of iron oxide nanoparticle-based ferrofluids in microtubes (Preparatory tests for iron oxide nanoparticle hyperthermia therapy of cancer). ASME Journal of Thermal Science and Engineering Applications, 2014. Published online: doi:10.1115/1.4026490. Link

Cıkım T, Gozuacik D, Kosar Ax. Power reclamation efficiency of a miniature energy harvesting device using external fluid flows (Bio-inspired device). International Journal of Energy Research, 2014. Published online: DOI: 10.1002/er.3149. Link

Tekirdag KA, Ozturk DG, Gozuacik DxRegulation of autophagy by miRNAs. In the book: Autophagy: Cancer, Other Pathologies, Inflammation, Immunity, and Infection. Hayat MA (Ed.). Elsevier Academic Press. 2014. ISBN: 9780124055308, Book chapter.  In press. Link



Korkmaz G*, Tekirdag KA*, Ozturk DG, Kosar A, Sezerman OU and Gozuacik Dx. MIR376A is a regulator of starvation-induced autophagy. PLoS ONE, 2013, 8(12): e82556. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0082556. Link

Tekirdag KA, Ozturk DG, Gozuacik DxAlterations in autophagic-lysosomal potential during ageing and neurological diseases: The miRNA perspective. Current Pathobiology Reports, 2013 December 2013, Volume 1, Issue 4, pp 247-261. Link

Itah Z*, Oral O*, Perk OY, Sesen M, Demir E, Erbil S, Dogan-Ekici AI, Ekici S, Kosar A, Gozuacik Dx. Hydrodynamic cavitation kills prostate cells and ablates benign prostatic hyperplasia tissue. Experimental Biology and Medicine, 2013 November; 238(11): 1242-1250. Link

Tekirdag KA and Gozuacik Dx. Role of miRNAs in the regulation of autophagy. Pakistan Journal of Clinical and Biomedical Research, 2013. Jul-Dec 1(2): 6-10.

Eberhart K, Oral O, Gozuacik Dx. Induction of autophagic cell death by anticancer agents. pp 179-202. In the book: Autophagy: Cancer, Other Pathologies, Inflammation, Immunity, and Infection. Hayat MA (Ed.). Elsevier Academic Press. 2013 ISBN: 9780124055308, Book chapterLink

Tekirdag AK*, Korkmaz G*, Ozturk DG, Agami R, Gozuacik Dx. miR-181a regulates starvation- and rapamycin-induced autophagy through targeting of ATG5. Autophagy, 2013 March; 9(3): 1-12. Link

Erzurumlu Y, Kose FA, Gozen O, Gozuacik D, Eric A. Toth EA, Ballar Px. A unique IBMPFD-related p97/VCP mutation with differential binding pattern and subcellular localization. The International Journal of Biochemistry & Cell Biology, 2013, Link



Oral O*,  Oz-Arslan D*, Itah Z, Naghavi A, Deveci R, Karacali S, Gozuacik Dx. Cleavage of Atg3 protein by caspase-8 regulates autophagy during receptor-activated cell death. Apoptosis, 2012 Aug; 17(8):810-20. Pubmed link

Klionsky DJ et al. (International Autophagy Consortium including Gozuacik D). Guidelines for the use and interpretation of assays for monitoring autophagy. Autophagy, 2012 Apr;8(4):445-544. Pubmed link 

Korkmaz G, le Sage C, Tekirdag AK, Agami R, Gozuacik Dx. miR-376b controls starvation and mTOR inhibition-related autophagy by targeting ATG4C and BECN1. Autophagy, 2012 February; 8 (2): 165-176. Pubmed link

Kuzuoglu D, Cebeci Yalcinkaya O, Akpinar BA, Mitou G, Korkmaz G, Gozuacik D, Budak Hx. Autophagy-related gene, TdAtg8, in wild emmer wheat plays a role in drought and osmotic stress response. Planta, 2012, Oct;236(4):1081-92. Pubmed link

Perk OY, Sesen M, Gozuacik D, Kosar Ax. Kidney stone erosion by micro scale hydrodynamic cavitation and consequent kidney stone treatment. Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 2012, Sep; 40(9): 1895-902.  Pubmed link

Oral O, Irmak S, Ekici S, Gozuacik Dx . Ürolojide otofaji (Autophagy in urology). Pages: 271-283. In the book: Moleküler Üroloji (in Turkish). Türkeri L, Ozer A, Narter F, (Eds). 2012, Üroonkoloji Derneği Publishing. 2012. ISBN:978-975-01697-2-4. Book chapter.

Gözüaçık D. Otofaji ve sinyal yolakları (Autophagy and signaling pathways). Pages 49-60. In the book: Hücre ölümü araştırma teknikleri (In Turkish). Kocturk S, Vatansever  HS (Eds). Eskisehir Osmangazi University Press. 2012. ISBN No: 978-975-7936-95-4. Book chapter.

Gözüaçık D. Otofaji analiz yöntemleri ve uygulama aşamaları (Autophagy analysis techniques and applications). Pages 133-146. In the book: Hücre ölümü araştırma teknikleri (In Turkish). Kocturk S, Vatansever  HS (Eds). Eskisehir Osmangazi University Press. 2012. ISBN No: 978-975-7936-95-4. Book chapter.



Kosar A x, Sesen M, Oral O, Itah Z and Gozuacik Dx . Bubbly cavitating flow generation and investigation of its erosional nature for biomedical applications. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 2011 May;58(5):1337-46. Pubmed link

Öz-Arslan D, Korkmaz G, Gözüaçık Dx. Otofaji: Bir hücresel stres yanıtı ve ölüm mekanizması (in Turkish). Acıbadem Üniversitesi Sağlık Bilimleri Dergisi, 2011 October; 2(4): 184-94. Review. PDF

Gözüaçık D. Otofaji ve sinyal yolakları (Autophagy and signaling pathways). Pages 53-61. In the book: Hücre ölümü araştırma teknikleri (In Turkish). Kocturk S, Vatansever  HS (Eds). Dokuz Eylul University Press. 2011. ISBN No: 978-975-441-349-6. Book chapter.

Gözüaçık D. Otofaji analiz yöntemleri ve uygulama aşamaları (Autophagy analysis techniques and applications). Pages 129-141. In the book: Hücre ölümü araştırma teknikleri (In Turkish). Kocturk S, Vatansever  HS (Eds). Dokuz Eylul University Press. 2011. ISBN No: 978-975-441-349-6. Book chapter.



Mitou G, Budak H, and Gozuacik D x . Techniques to Study Autophagy in Plants. International Journal of Plant Genomics, vol. 2009, Article ID 451357, 14 pages, 2009. doi:10.1155/2009/451357. Review. Pubmed link



Gozuacik D, Bialik S, RavehT, Mitou G, Shohat G, Sabanay H, Mizushima N, Yoshimori T, Kimchi A. DAP-kinase is a mediator of endoplasmic reticulum stress-induced caspase activation and autophagic cell death. Cell Death and Differentiation, 2008 15: 1875-86. Pubmed link



Gozuacik D and Kimchi A. Autophagy and cell death. Current Topics in Developmental Biology, 2007 78:217-45. Review.



Gozuacik D and Kimchi A. DAPk protein family and cancer. Autophagy, 2006 2(2): 74-79. Review.



Llambi F, Calheiros F, Gozuacik D, Pays L, Del Rio G, Kimchi A, Mehlen P. The dependence receptor UNC5H2 mediates apoptosis through DAP kinase. EMBO Journal, 2005 Mar 23;24(6):1192-201.



Gozuacik D and Kimchi A. Autophagy as a cell death and tumor suppressor mechanism. Oncogene, 2004 Apr 12;23(16):2891-906. Review.

Shani G, Marash L, Gozuacik D, Bialik S, Teitelbaum L, Shohat G, Kimchi A. Death- associated protein kinase phosphorylates ZIP kinase, forming a unique kinase hierarchy to activate its cell death functions. Molecular and Cellular Biology, 2004 Oct;24(19):8611-26.



Paterlini-Brechot P, Saigo K, Murakami Y, Chami M, Gozuacik D, Mugnier C, Lagorce D, Brechot C. Hepatitis B virus-related insertional mutagenesis occurs frequently in human liver cancers and recurrently targets human telomerase gene. Oncogene, 2003 Jun 19;22(25):3911-6.

Gozuacik D, ChamiM, Murakami Y, FaivreJ, LagorceD, Poch O, Biermann O, Knippers R, BréchotC, Paterlini-BréchotP. Identification and functional characterization of a new member of the human Mcm protein family: hMcm8. Nucleic Acids Research, 2003 Jan 15;31(2):570-9.



Gozuacik D, Murakami Y, Saigo K, Chami M, Mugnier C, Lagorce D, Okanoue T, Urashima T, Brechot C, Paterlini-Brechot P. Identification of human cancer-related genes by naturally occurring Hepatitis B Virus DNA tagging. Oncogene, 2001 Sep 27;20(43):6233-40.

Chami M*, Gozuacik D*, Lagorce D, Brini M, Falson P, Peaucellier G, Pinton P, Lecoeur H, Gougeon ML, le Maire M, Rizzuto R, Brechot C, Paterlini-Brechot P. SERCA1 truncated proteins unable to pump calcium reduce the endoplasmic reticulum calcium concentration and induce apoptosis. Journal of Cell Biology, 2001 Jun 11;153(6):1301-14.

Paterlini-Brechot P, Chami M and Gozuacik D. Calcium ATPase Genes and Cell Transformation. Pages 505-520. In the book: Calcium: The Molecular Basis of Calcium Action in Biology and Medicine. Pochet R, Donato R, Haiech J, Heizmann CW, Gerk V (Eds.). Springer Publishing. 2001. ISBN: 0-7923-6421-X. Book chapter.



Chami M*, Gozuacik D*, Saigo K*, Capiod T, Falson P, Lecoeur H, Urashima T, Beckmann J, Gougeon ML, Claret M, le Maire M, Brechot C, Paterlini-Brechot P. Hepatitis B virus-related insertional mutagenesis implicates SERCA1 gene in the control of apoptosis. Oncogene, 2000 Jun 8;19(25):2877-86.

Brechot C, Gozuacik D, Murakami Y, Paterlini-Brechot P. Molecular bases for the development of hepatitis B virus (HBV)-related hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Seminars in Cancer Biology, 2000 Jun;10(3):211-31. Review.


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