Publications

2017

Turgay Unver et al. Genome of wild olive and the evolution of oil biosynthesis, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 201708621, 2017.

 

 

Yeliz Demirci, Baohong Zhang, Turgay Unver* CRISPR/Cas9 system as an RNA-guided highly precise synthetic tool for plant genome editing (2017) Journal of Cellular Physiology, Article ID: JCP25970, Article DOI: 10.1002/jcp.25970

 

Alican Gümürdü, Ramazan Yildiz, Erden Eren, Gökhan Karakülah, Turgay Unver, Sermin Genc and Yongsoo Park, MicroRNA exocytosis by large dense core vesicle fusion, (2017) In press Nature (Scientific Reports).

 

Chao Li, Turgay Unver, Baohong Zhang, A high-efficiency CRISPR/Cas9 system for targeted mutagenesis in Cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) (2017). Nature (Scientific Reports) 7; 43902, doi:10.1038/srep43902

 

Zararsiz G, Göksülük D, Korkmaz S, Eldem V, Ertürk Zararsız G, Duru İP, Unver T, Öztürk A. (2017) A comprehensive simulation study on classification of RNA-Seq data. PeerJ Preprints 5:e2761v1 https://doi.org/10.7287/peerj.preprints.2761v1

 

2016

 

 

MicroRNA exocytosis by large dense-core vesicle fusion Alican Gumurdu, Ramazan Yildiz, Erden Eren, Gokhan Karakulah, Turgay Unver, Sermin Genc, Yongsoo Park bioRxiv 093278; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/093278

 

Karakülah G, Yücebilgili Kurtoğlu K, Unver T (2016) PeTMbase: A Database of Plant Endogenous Target Mimics (eTMs). PLoS ONE 11(12): e0167698. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0167698

 

Diler, Ebru ; Unver, Turgay ; Karakülah, Gökhan  (2016)  Differential Expression of Hyperhydricity Responsive Peach miRNAs. Journal of Integrative Bioinformatics – JIB (ISSN 1613-4516), 13(5): Special Issue: Computational miRNomics, 2016

 

Yagiz Alagoz, Tugba Gurkok, Baohong Zhang, Turgay Unver. Manipulating the Biosynthesis of Bioactive Compound Alkaloids for Next-Generation Metabolic Engineering in Opium Poppy Using CRISPR-Cas 9 Genome Editing Technology. Scientific Rep (Nature Publishing Group):16, 18826. 2016.

 

Global Transcriptome Analysis Reveals Significant Differences in Gene Expression Patterns Between The Non-Hyperhydric and Hyperhydric Leaves of Prunus persica Yakup Bakır; Vahap Eldem; Gökmen Zararsız; Turgay UNVER doi: 10.3835/plantgenome2015.09.0080

 

Gurkok T, Ozhuner E, Parmaksiz I, Özcan S, Turktas M, Ipek A, Okay S and UNVER T (2016).Functional Characterization of 4´OMT and 7OMT Genes in BIA Biosynthesis. Front. Plant Sci. 7:98. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2016.00098

 

2015

 

Vahap Eldem, Yakup Bakır, Turgay Unver: Antimicrobial Polypeptides in the Control of Plant Pathogenic Bacteria. Sustainable Approaches to Controlling Plant Pathogenic Bacteria, 09/2015: chapter Antimicrobial Polypeptides in the Control of Plant Pathogenic Bacteria: pages 123-; CRC Press., ISBN: 978-1-4822-4053-5.

 

G. Dorado, Turgay Unver, H. Budak, P. Hernandez: Molecular Markers. Reference Module in Biomedical Sciences, 07/2015: chapter Molecular Markers; Elsevier. doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-801238-3.08996-0.

 

G. Dorado, Turgay Unver, G Besnard, P. Hernandez; Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)-Elsevier Reference Module in Biomedical Sciences, 2015. doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-801238-3.08997-2.

 

G. Dorado, S. Galvez, H. Budak, Turgay Unver , P. Hernandez, Nucleic-acid sequencing Elsevier Reference Module in Biomedical Sciences, 2015. doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-801238-3.08998-4.

 

Erayman M, Turktas M, Akdogan G, Gurkok T, Inal B, Ishakoglu E, Ilhan E and UNVER T (2015).Transcriptome Analysis of Wheat Inoculated with Fusarium graminearum. Front. Plant Sci. 6:867. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2015.00867

 

Esra Nurten Yer, Mehmet Cengiz Baloglu, Ummugulsum Tanman Ziplar, Sezgin Ayan, Turgay Unver, Drought-Responsive Hsp70 Gene Analysis in Populus at Genome-Wide Level, Plant Molecular Biology Reporter, 2015, doi: 10.1007/s11105-015-0933-3

 

Huseyin Tombuloglu, Guzin Tombuloglu, Serdal Sakcali, Turgay Unver, Aquaporins in Boron-tolerant barley: Identification, characterization and expression analysis, Plant Mol Biol Rep, doi: 10.1007/s11105-015-0930-6

 

Musa Kavas, Mehmet Cengiz Baloğlu, Elif Seda Atabay, Ummugulsum Tanman Ziplar, Hayriye Yıldız Daşgan, Turgay Unver, Genome-wide characterization and expression analysis of common bean bHLH transcription factors in response to excess salt concentration, 2015, Molecular Genet & Geno, DOI: 10.1007/s00438-015-1095-6.

 

Guray Akdogan, Ebru Derelli Tufekci, Serkan Uranbey, Turgay Unver, miRNA-based drought regulation in wheat, Functional & Integrative Genomics, DOI: 10.1007/s10142-015-0452-1.

 

H Eren, MY Pekmezci, S Okay, M Turktas, B Inal, E Ilhan, M Atak, M Erayman, T Unver, Hexaploid wheat (Triticum aestivum) root miRNome analysis in response to salt stress, Annals of Applied Biology, DOI:10.1111/aab.12219

 

Yağız Alagöz, Tuğba Gürkök, İskender Parmaksız, Turgay Ünver, Identification and Sequence Analysis of Alkaloid Biosynthesis Genes in Papaver Section Oxytona, Turkish J Biology, DOI: 10.3906/biy-1505-22

 

Turgay Unver, Gabriel Dorado, Baohong Zhang, Genomics and transcriptomics for utilization of plant genetic resources and crop improvement, Turkish Journal of Agriculture and Forestry 06/2015; 39(3):1.

 

2014

 

Hatice Boke, Esma Ozhuner, Mine Turktas, Iskender Parmaksız, Sebahattin Ozcan, Turgay Unver, Regulation of the alkaloid biosynthesis by miRNA in opium poppy. The Plant Biotechnology Journal, 2014

 

Guzin Tombuloglu, Huseyin Tombuloglu, M. Serdal Sakcali, Turgay Unver (2014) High-throughput transcriptome analysis of barley (Hordeum vulgare) exposed to excessive boron. Gene doi:10.1016/j.gene.2014.12.012

 

Tugba Gurkok, Mine Turktas, Iskender Parmaksız, Turgay Unver, Transcriptome Profiling of Alkaloid Biosynthesis in Elicitor Induced Opium Poppy (2014) DOI 10.1007/s11105-014-0772-7 Plant Mol Biol Rep.

 

Okay, S; Derelli, E; Turgay Unver,; Transcriptome-wide identification of bread wheat WRKY transcription factors in response to drought stress. Molecular Genetics and Genomics (2014) 289(5):765-81, DOI: 10.1007/s00438-014-0849-x

 

Baloglu, C; Eldem, V; Hadyzadeh, M, Turgay Unver,; Genome-wide Analysis of the bZIP Transcription Factors in Cucumber (2014) Plos One 2014 9(4): e96014 doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0096014.

 

Ekrem Dundar, Görkem Deniz Sönmez, Turgay Unver Isolation, molecular characterization and functional analysis of OeMT2, an olive metallothionein with a bioremediation potential. (2014) Molecular Genetics and Genomics DOI: 10.1007/s00438-014-0908-3

 

Behcet Inal, Mine Turktas, Hakan Eren, Emre Ilhan, Sezer Okay, Mustafa Erayman, Turgay Unver Genome-Wide Fungal Stress Responsive miRNA Expression in Wheat (2014) 240 (6): 1287-1298 doi:10.1007/s00425-014-2153-8 Planta

 

Gokmen Zararsiz, Dincer Goksuluk, Selcuk Korkmaz, Vahap Eldem, Izzet Parug Duru, Turgay Unver, Ahmet Ozturk, Classification of RNA-Seq Data via Bagging Support Vector Machines. (2014) doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/007526 BioRxiv

 

Cengiz Baloglu, Behcet Inal, Musa Kavas, Turgay Unver Diverse expression pattern of wheat transcription factors against abiotic stresses in wheat species (2014) 15;550(1):117-22 Gene

 

Mine Türktaş, Kuaybe Yücebilgili Kurtoğlu, Gabriel Dorado, Baohong Zhang, Pilar Hernandez, Turgay Unver, Sequencing of plant genomes – A review 2014 Turkish J Agr and Forestry, 38: doi:10.3906/tar-1409-93. 2014

 

Morteza Hajyzadeh, Mine Turktas, Khalid M Khawar, Turgay Unver miR408 Overexpression Causes Increased Drought Tolerance in Chickpea (2014) Gene  doi:10.1016/j.gene.2014.11.002

 

MLSeq package: Machine Learning Interface to RNA-Seq Data Gokmen Zararsiz, Dincer Goksuluk, Selcuk Korkmaz, Vahap Eldem, Izzet Parug Duru, Turgay Unver, Ahmet Ozturk, Bioconductor Package 2014 http://www.bioconductor.org/packages/devel/bioc/vignettes/MLSeq/inst/doc/MLSeq.pdf

 

 

2013

 

Ekrem Dundar, Öznur Suakar, Turgay Unver, Ayhan Dağdelen Isolation and Expression Analysis of cDNAs that are Associated with Alternate Bearing in Olea europaea cv Ayvalık. BMC Genomics 14: 219, 2013.

 

Huseyin Tombuloglu, Guzin Kekec, Serdal Sakcali, Turgay Unver “Transcriptome-wide identification of R2R3-MYB transcription factors in barley with their boron responsive expression analysis” Molecular Genetics and Genomics. 288:141-155, 2013.

 

Hikmet Budak, Bala Ani Akpinar, Turgay Unver, Mine Turktas “Proteome changes in wild and modern wheat leaves upon drought stress by two-dimensional electrophoresis and nanoLC-ESI–MS/MS” Plant Molecular Biology. 2013.

 

Mine Turktas, Behcet Inal, Sezer Okay, Emine Gulden Erkilic, Ekrem Dundar, Pilar Hernandez, Gabriel Dorado, Turgay Unver “Nutrition metabolism plays an important role in the alternate bearing of the olive tree (Olea europaea L.)” Plos One. 2013.

 

Esma Ozhuner, Vahap Eldem, Arif Ipek, Sezer Okay, Serdal Sakcali, Baohong Zhang, Hatice Boke, Turgay Unver “Boron stress responsive microRNAs and their targets in barley” Plos One. 2013. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0059543

 

Huriye Yanik, Mine Turktas, Pilar Hernandez, Gabriel Dorado, Ekrem Dundar, Turgay Unver “Genome-wide identification of alternate bearing-associated miRNA in the olive tree (Olea europaea)” BMC Plant Biology. 13:10. 2013. (Highly accessed) (selected as HOT TOPIC)

 

Turgay Unver, Mine Turktas, Hikmet Budak In planta evidence for the involvement of an ubiquitin conjugating enzyme (UBC E2 clade) in negative regulation of disease resistance” Plant Mol. Biol. Rep. 31 (2), 323-334. 2013.

 

Vahap Eldem, Sezer Okay, Turgay Unver “Plant microRNAs: New players in functional genomics” Turkish J Agr and Forestry, 37:1-21. 2013.

 

Mortaza Hajyzadeh, Aysun Cavusoglu, Melekber Sulusoglu, Turgay Unver “DNA SSR fingerprinting analyzis among cherry laurel (Laurocerasus officinalis Roemer Syn: Prunus laurocerasus L.) types” Journal of Food Agriculture and Forestry 11 (2); 2013.

 

 

2012

 

Vahap Eldem, Ufuk Ç. Akçay, Esma Ozhuner, Yakup Bakir, Serkan Uranbey, Turgay Unver “Genome-wide identification of miRNAs responsive to drought in peach (Prunus persica) by high-throughput sequencing” PLoS ONE 7(12): e50298, 2012.

 

 

2010

 

Turgay Unver, Mine Bakar, Robert C. Shearman, Hikmet Budak “Genome-wide profiling and analysis of Festuca arundinacea miRNAs and transcriptomes in response to foliar glyphosate application.”, Molecular Genetics and Genomics (ISI) , 283 (4), 397-413 pp., 2010”

 

”John P. Vogel,,,, Turgay Unver,,, et al., (The International Brachypodium Initiative) “Genome sequence analysis of the model grass Brachypodium distachyon*.”, Nature 463, 763-768 pp., 2010”

 

Turgay Unver, İskender Parmaksız, Ekrem Dündar, “Identification of conserved micro-RNAs and their target transcripts in opium poppy (Papaver somniferum L.)”, PLANT CELL REPORTS, 29 (7), 757-769 pp., 2010”

 

”Melda Kantar*, Turgay Unver*, Hikmet Budak, “Regulation of barley miRNAs upon dehydration stress correlated with target gene expression”,Functional & Integrative Genomics, 10 (4), 493-507 pp., 2010 ” (* co-first author)

 

 

2009

 

Turgay Unver, Hikmet Budak, “Conserved microRNAs and their targets in model grass species Brachypodium distachyon”, Planta (ISI) , 230 (4), 659-669 pp., 2009”

 

Turgay Unver, Deana M Namuth Covert, Hikmet Budak, “Review of Current Methodological Approaches for Characterizing MicroRNAs in Plants” International Journal of Plant Genomics , Article ID 262463 (1-11) pp., 2009”

 

Turgay Unver, Hikmet Budak, “Virus Induced Gene Silencing: A Post Transcriptional Gene Silencing Method in Plants.”, International Journal of Plant Genomics , Article ID 198680 (1-8) pp., 2009”