1. Kandemir B, Dag U, Gungor BB, Durasi IM, Erdogan B, Kayacan Y, Sahin E, Sezerman U, Aksan Kurnaz I (2016). Identification of novel transcriptional targets of Pea3 in SH-SY5Y neuroblastoma cells. PLoS One 12(2):e0170585.
  2. Kandemir B, Caglayan, B, Hausott B, Erdogan B, Dag U, Demir, O, Savasan M, Klimaschewski L, and Aksan Kurnaz, I. (2014) Pea3 transcription factor promotes neurite outgrowth. Front. Cell. Neurosci. 7(59):1-11; doi: 10.3389/fnmol.2014.00059
  3. Genc S, Ozilgen M, Sorguven E, Aksan Kurnaz I (2013) Unsteady exergy loss of the neurons under dynamic stress conditions. Energy 59:422 – 431.
  4. Demir O, Aksan Kurnaz I (2013). Phospho-Ser383-Elk-1 is localized to the mitotic spindles during cell cycle and interacts with mitotic kinase Aurora-A. Cell Biochem Func 31(7):591-8
  5. Akgün H, Karamelekoğlu I, Berk B, Kurnaz I, Sarıbıyık G, Oktem S, Kocagöz T (2012). Synthesis and antimycobacterial activity of some phthalimide derivatives. Bioorg Med Chem. 20(13): 4149 – 4154.
  6. Mut M, Lule S, Demir O, Kurnaz IA, Vural I (2011). Both MAPK/ERK1/2 and PI3K/AKT pathways regulate activation of Elk-1 transcription factor in U138 glioblastoma cells. Int J Biochem Cell Biol 44(2):302-10
  7. Genc S, Aksan Kurnaz I, Ozilgen M (2011). Astrocyte-neuron lactate shuttle may boost more ATP supply to the neuron under hypoxic conditions – experimental and in silico study in parallel. BMC Sys Biol 5: 162
  8. Demir O, Ari O, Aksan Kurnaz I (2012). Elk-1 interacts with dynein upon serum stimulation but independent of Serine 383 phosphorylation. Cell Mol Neurobiol 32(2): 185 – 189.
  9. Demir O, Aysit N, Vıckers ER, Onder Z, Turkel N, Ozturk G, Sharrocks AD, Aksan Kurnaz I. (2011) The ETS domain transcription factor Elk-1 mediates neuronal survival via regulating SMN promoter. BBA Mol Bas Dis 1812(6):652-62.
  10. Berk B, Us D, Oktem S, Kocagoz ZT, Caglayan B, Kurnaz IA, Erol DD (2011). Molecular modeling and antimycobacterial studies of Mannich bases: 5-hydroxy-2-methyl-4H-pran-4-ones. Turk J Chem 35(2): 317 – 330.
  11. Demir O, Singh S, Klimaschewski L, Aksan Kurnaz I. (2009). From birth till death: neurogenesis, cell cycle and neurodegeneration. Invited Review. Anat. Rec. 292(12): 1953-1961.
  12. Hausott B, Kurnaz I, Gajovic S, Klimaschewski L (2009). Signaling by neuronal tyrosine kinase receptors: relevance for development and regeneration. Invited Review. Anat. Rec. 292(12): 1976-1985.
  13. Akgun H, Berk B, Erol DD, Mercanoglu G, Bayrak OF, Caglayan B, Dedeagac A and Aksan Kurnaz I (2009). Nitric oxide releasing derivatives of [(2-chloroethyl) ureido] benzoic acid esters: potential antineoplastic agents?  Turk. J. Chem.  33: 107 – 121.
  14. Demir, O, Korulu, S, Yildiz, A, Karabay Korkmaz, A, and Aksan Kurnaz, I. (2009). Elk-1 interacts with neuronal microtubules and relocalizes to the nucleus upon phosphorylation. Molec. Cell. Neurosci. 40(1):111-9.
  15. Demir, O, Aksan Kurnaz, I (2008). Wildtype Elk-1, but not a SUMOylation mutant, represses egr-1 expression in SH-SY5Y neuroblastomas. Neurosci. Lett. 437: 20 – 24.
  16. Yücel, MA, and Aksan Kurnaz, I. (2007). A computational model for oxygen sensing mechanisms and hypoxia-induced gene expression. Biotechnol. Bioeng, 97(3): 588 – 600.
  17. Aksan Kurnaz, I. (2005). A gene expression study of the TGF-b signaling pathway components in differentiating PC12 cells.  Turk J Biol, 29: 1-7.
  18. Carreira, S, Goodall, J, Aksan, I, La Rocca, SA, Galibert, M-D, Denat, L, Larue, L, and Goding, CR. (2005). Mitf cooperates with Rb1 and activates p21Cip1 expression to regulate cell cycle progression. Nature, 433: 764 – 769.
  19. Vickers, ER, Kasza, A, Aksan Kurnaz, I, Seifert, A, Zeef, L, O’Donnell, A, Hayes, A, and Sharrocks, AD. (2004) Ternary TCF-SRF complex-regulated gene activity is required for cellular proliferation and inhibition of apoptotic cell death,  Mol. Cell.Biol. 24(23): 10340 – 10351.
  20. Aksan Kurnaz, I (2004)  A kinetic analysis of RSK2 and Elk-1 interaction on the serum response element and implications for cellular engineering.  Biotech. Bioeng. 88(7): 890-900.