S Aydin

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  1. ncbi request reprint The role of apelins in the physiology of the heart
    Suna Aydin
    Department of Medical Biochemistry and Clinical Biochemistry Firat Hormones Research Group, Medical School, Firat University, 23119 Elazig, Turkey
    Protein Pept Lett 21:2-9. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Role of NUCB2/nesfatin-1 as a possible biomarker
    Suleyman Aydin
    Department of Medical Biochemistry and Clinical Biochemistry Firat Hormones Research Group, Firat University, School of Medicine, 23119 Elazig, Turkey
    Curr Pharm Des 19:6986-92. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Multi-functional peptide hormone NUCB2/nesfatin-1
    Suleyman Aydin
    Department of Medical Biochemistry and Clinical Biochemistry Firat Hormones Research Group, Medical School, Firat University, 23119, Elazig, Turkey
    Endocrine 44:312-25. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Concentrations of preptin, salusins and hepcidins in plasma and milk of lactating women with or without gestational diabetes mellitus
    Suleyman Aydin
    Department of Medical Biochemistry and Clinical Biochemistry Firat Hormones Research Group, Medical School, Firat University, 23119 Elazig, Turkey Electronic address
    Peptides 49:123-30. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Alterations of irisin concentrations in saliva and serum of obese and normal-weight subjects, before and after 45 min of a Turkish bath or running
    Suleyman Aydin
    Department of Medical Biochemistry and Clinical Biochemistry, Firat Hormones Research Group, Medical School, Firat University, 23119 Elazig, Turkey Electronic address
    Peptides 50:13-8. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Copeptin, adropin and irisin concentrations in breast milk and plasma of healthy women and those with gestational diabetes mellitus
    Suleyman Aydin
    Firat University, School of Medicine, Department of Medical Biochemistry Firat Hormone Research Groups, Elazig, 23119, Turkey
    Peptides 47:66-70. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Expression of adropin in rat brain, cerebellum, kidneys, heart, liver, and pancreas in streptozotocin-induced diabetes
    Suleyman Aydin
    Department of Medical Biochemistry Firat Hormone Research Groups, School of Medicine, Firat University, Elazig 23119, Turkey
    Mol Cell Biochem 380:73-81. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Presence of adropin, nesfatin-1, apelin-12, ghrelins and salusins peptides in the milk, cheese whey and plasma of dairy cows
    Suleyman Aydin
    Department of Medical Biochemistry and Clinical Biochemistry Firat Hormones Research Group, Medical School, Firat University, 23119 Elazig, Turkey
    Peptides 43:83-7. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint The effects of fever on hormone ghrelins, immunoglobulins, and heat shock protein 70 expression after swine flu vaccinations
    Suleyman Aydin
    Department of Medical Biochemistry and Clinical Biochemistry Firat Hormones Research Group, Medical School, Firat University, 23119 Elazig, Turkey
    Endocrine 42:352-8. 2012
  10. doi request reprint The bioactive peptides salusins and apelin-36 are produced in human arterial and venous tissues and the changes of their levels during cardiopulmonary bypass
    Suna Aydin
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Elazig State Hospital, Elazig, Turkey
    Peptides 37:233-9. 2012

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  1. ncbi request reprint The role of apelins in the physiology of the heart
    Suna Aydin
    Department of Medical Biochemistry and Clinical Biochemistry Firat Hormones Research Group, Medical School, Firat University, 23119 Elazig, Turkey
    Protein Pept Lett 21:2-9. 2014
    ..Therefore, this review aims to focus on the potential role of the apelin system in the balance of the cardiovascular system. ..
  2. ncbi request reprint Role of NUCB2/nesfatin-1 as a possible biomarker
    Suleyman Aydin
    Department of Medical Biochemistry and Clinical Biochemistry Firat Hormones Research Group, Firat University, School of Medicine, 23119 Elazig, Turkey
    Curr Pharm Des 19:6986-92. 2013
    ..This review will focus on nesfatin-1 in relation with tissue and fluid distribution, considerations for its analysis in body fluids, and its potential as a biomarker for some diseases. ..
  3. doi request reprint Multi-functional peptide hormone NUCB2/nesfatin-1
    Suleyman Aydin
    Department of Medical Biochemistry and Clinical Biochemistry Firat Hormones Research Group, Medical School, Firat University, 23119, Elazig, Turkey
    Endocrine 44:312-25. 2013
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  4. doi request reprint Concentrations of preptin, salusins and hepcidins in plasma and milk of lactating women with or without gestational diabetes mellitus
    Suleyman Aydin
    Department of Medical Biochemistry and Clinical Biochemistry Firat Hormones Research Group, Medical School, Firat University, 23119 Elazig, Turkey Electronic address
    Peptides 49:123-30. 2013
    ..All these results revealed that the mammary gland produces those peptides, which were present in milk at levels correlating with plasma concentrations...
  5. doi request reprint Alterations of irisin concentrations in saliva and serum of obese and normal-weight subjects, before and after 45 min of a Turkish bath or running
    Suleyman Aydin
    Department of Medical Biochemistry and Clinical Biochemistry, Firat Hormones Research Group, Medical School, Firat University, 23119 Elazig, Turkey Electronic address
    Peptides 50:13-8. 2013
    ..Human submandibular glands, eccrine sweat glands and sebaceous glands synthesize irisin...
  6. doi request reprint Copeptin, adropin and irisin concentrations in breast milk and plasma of healthy women and those with gestational diabetes mellitus
    Suleyman Aydin
    Firat University, School of Medicine, Department of Medical Biochemistry Firat Hormone Research Groups, Elazig, 23119, Turkey
    Peptides 47:66-70. 2013
    ..These peptides could influence the regulation of metabolic pathways and the postnatal growth and development of different organs in the newborn. ..
  7. doi request reprint Expression of adropin in rat brain, cerebellum, kidneys, heart, liver, and pancreas in streptozotocin-induced diabetes
    Suleyman Aydin
    Department of Medical Biochemistry Firat Hormone Research Groups, School of Medicine, Firat University, Elazig 23119, Turkey
    Mol Cell Biochem 380:73-81. 2013
    ..Evidence is presented that shows ADR is expressed in various tissues in the rats and its levels increased in STZ-induced diabetes; however, this effect on the pathophysiology of the disorder remains to be understood...
  8. doi request reprint Presence of adropin, nesfatin-1, apelin-12, ghrelins and salusins peptides in the milk, cheese whey and plasma of dairy cows
    Suleyman Aydin
    Department of Medical Biochemistry and Clinical Biochemistry Firat Hormones Research Group, Medical School, Firat University, 23119 Elazig, Turkey
    Peptides 43:83-7. 2013
    ..The data suggest that peptides in cow milk might be an important and nutritious food for (neonatal) calves and human diet due to their biological and physiological properties...
  9. ncbi request reprint The effects of fever on hormone ghrelins, immunoglobulins, and heat shock protein 70 expression after swine flu vaccinations
    Suleyman Aydin
    Department of Medical Biochemistry and Clinical Biochemistry Firat Hormones Research Group, Medical School, Firat University, 23119 Elazig, Turkey
    Endocrine 42:352-8. 2012
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  10. doi request reprint The bioactive peptides salusins and apelin-36 are produced in human arterial and venous tissues and the changes of their levels during cardiopulmonary bypass
    Suna Aydin
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Elazig State Hospital, Elazig, Turkey
    Peptides 37:233-9. 2012
    ..Salusin-α, salusin-β and apelin-36 are locally synthesized in the arteries and veins. Salusins and apelin-36 might be important markers in the CPB, and also that salusin-β was more specific in comparison to salusin-α...
  11. doi request reprint Examination of the tissue ghrelin expression of rats with diet-induced obesity using radioimmunoassay and immunohistochemical methods
    Suleyman Aydin
    Department of Medical Biochemistry and Clinical Biochemistry Firat Hormones Research Group, School of Medicine, Firat University Hospital, Firat University, Elazig 23119, Turkey
    Mol Cell Biochem 365:165-73. 2012
    ..Nutritional obesity is among the most common causes of obesity and the findings we have obtained through diet-induced obesity will contribute to the illumination of the etiopathology of obesity...
  12. doi request reprint Nesfatin-1 and ghrelin levels in serum and saliva of epileptic patients: hormonal changes can have a major effect on seizure disorders
    Suleyman Aydin
    Department of Medical Biochemistry and Clinical Biochemistry, Firat University, Firat University Hospital, Elazig, Turkey
    Mol Cell Biochem 328:49-56. 2009
    ..Therefore, serum and saliva ghrelin and especially the remarkably increased nesfatin-1 might be candidate biomarkers for the diagnosis of epilepsy and for monitoring the response to anti-epileptic treatment...
  13. ncbi request reprint Ghrelin is present in teeth
    Suleyman Aydin
    Department of Biochemistry and Clinical Biochemistry, Firat University, Medical School Firat Medical Center, 23119 Elazig, Turkey
    J Biochem Mol Biol 40:368-72. 2007
    ..Both methods showed that the hormone is present in canines and molars, mainly in the odontoblasts but also in the pulp. Ghrelin could potentially play interesting physiological roles in teeth...
  14. doi request reprint Fat-free milk as a therapeutic approach for constipation and the effect on serum motilin and ghrelin levels
    Suleyman Aydin
    Department of Medical Biochemistry and Clinical Biochemistry Firat Hormones Research Group, Firat University, School of Medicine, Firat University Hospital, Elazig, Turkey
    Nutrition 26:981-5. 2010
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  15. ncbi request reprint Milk and blood ghrelin level in diabetics
    Suleyman Aydin
    Department of Biochemistry and Clinical Biochemistry, School of Medicine, Firat University, Firat Medical Center, Elazig, Turkey
    Nutrition 23:807-11. 2007
    ..This study was undertaken to show whether a relation exists between serum and milk ghrelin levels in lactating mothers with and without diabetes...
  16. doi request reprint Presence of obestatin in breast milk: relationship among obestatin, ghrelin, and leptin in lactating women
    Suleyman Aydin
    Department of Biochemistry and Clinical Biochemistry, School of Medicine, Firat University, Firat Medical Center, Elazig, Turkey
    Nutrition 24:689-93. 2008
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  17. ncbi request reprint A comparison of ghrelin, glucose, alpha-amylase and protein levels in saliva from diabetics
    Suleyman Aydin
    Department of Biochemistry and Clinical Biochemistry, Firat University, Medical School Firat Medical Center, 23119 Elazig, Turkey
    J Biochem Mol Biol 40:29-35. 2007
    ..These results indicate that measurement of salivary GAH and its relationship to other salivary parameters might help to provide insight into the role of ghrelin in diabetes...
  18. doi request reprint Immunohistochemical and quantitative analysis of ghrelin in Syzygium aromaticum
    Suleyman Aydin
    Department of Medical Biochemistry and Clinical Biochemistry, Firat Hormones Research Group, Firat University Hospital, Elazig, Turkey
    Cell Biol Int 35:437-41. 2011
    ..persica. The evolutionary role of this peptide hormone in plants and animals suggests that they have evolved in a more similar way than previously thought...
  19. doi request reprint Time-dependent changes in the serum levels of prolactin, nesfatin-1 and ghrelin as a marker of epileptic attacks young male patients
    Suleyman Aydin
    Firat University, Medical School, Department of Medical Biochemistry, Elazig, Turkey
    Peptides 32:1276-80. 2011
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  20. doi request reprint Simultaneous quantification of acylated and desacylated ghrelin in biological fluids
    Suleyman Aydin
    Department of Biochemistry and Clinical Biochemistry, School of Medicine, Firat University, Firat Medical Center, 23119 Elazig, Turkey
    Biomed Chromatogr 22:1354-9. 2008
    ..Given its simplicity, accuracy, time and cost-effectiveness, the HPLC method described here for determination of two forms of ghrelin (active and inactive) might prove useful for certain diagnostic purposes...
  21. doi request reprint The presence of the peptides apelin, ghrelin and nesfatin-1 in the human breast milk, and the lowering of their levels in patients with gestational diabetes mellitus
    Suleyman Aydin
    Department of Biochemistry and Clinical Biochemistry, Firat University, Medical School Firat Hormones Research Groups, Elazig, Turkey
    Peptides 31:2236-40. 2010
    ..These bioactive peptides found in breast milk could be important for growth, energy regulation and maturation of the gastrointestinal system in neonates...
  22. ncbi request reprint Menadione knocks out Vitreoscilla haemoglobin (VHb): the current evidence for the role of VHb in recombinant Escherichia coli
    Suleyman Aydin
    Department of Biochemistry and Clinical Biochemistry, Firat University, Medical School Firat Medical Center, 23119, Elazig, Turkey
    Biotechnol Appl Biochem 38:71-6. 2003
    ..It is concluded that vgb, and not any other Vitreoscilla DNA sequences on plasmid pMK79, is the source of the advantages in both the growth and product production of alpha-amylase in this system...
  23. ncbi request reprint The level of antioxidant enzymes, plasma vitamins C and E in cement plant workers
    Suleyman Aydin
    Department of Biochemistry and Clinical Biochemistry, School of Medicine, Firat Medical Center, Firat Euphrates University, 23119 Elazig, Turkey
    Clin Chim Acta 341:193-8. 2004
    ..Chronic exposure to cement dust has been reported to lead to several health problems. This study was designed to investigate the plasma oxidant and antioxidant status in cement plant workers and control subjects...
  24. ncbi request reprint A comparison of leptin and ghrelin levels in plasma and saliva of young healthy subjects
    Suleyman Aydin
    Department of Biochemistry and Clinical Biochemistry, Firat University, Medical School Firat Medical Center, 23119 Elazig, Turkey
    Peptides 26:647-52. 2005
    ..Measurements of ghrelin and leptin in saliva is non-invasive, simple, and generally much preferred by patients and thus may be an acceptable alternative to plasma sampling...
  25. ncbi request reprint Ghrelin is present in human colostrum, transitional and mature milk
    Suleyman Aydin
    Department of Biochemistry and Clinical Biochemistry, Firat University, Medical School Firat Medical Center, 23119 Elazig, Turkey
    Peptides 27:878-82. 2006
    ..Thus, the ghrelin levels in colostrum, transitional and mature milk were elavated concomitantly with increasing plasma ghrelin after delivery. The origin of milk ghrelin is not known, but it probably comes from the plasma...
  26. ncbi request reprint Antioxidant status, alpha-amylase production, growth, and survival of hemoglobin bearing Escherichia coli exposed to hypochlorous acid
    S Aydin
    Department of Biochemistry and Clinical Biochemistry, Firat University, Faculty of Medicine, Elazig, 23119, Turkey
    Biochemistry (Mosc) 70:1369-76. 2005
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  27. ncbi request reprint Ghrelin immunohistochemistry of gastric adenocarcinoma and mucoepidermoid carcinoma of salivary gland
    S Aydin
    Department of Biochemistry and Clinical Biochemistry, Firat University, School of Medicine, Elazig, 23119, Turkey
    Biotech Histochem 80:163-8. 2005
    ..Radioimmunoassay analyses confirmed that cancer cells do not produce a G-HH peptide, whereas normal cells yield this peptide...
  28. ncbi request reprint Ghrelin in plants: what is the function of an appetite hormone in plants?
    Suleyman Aydin
    Department of Biochemistry and Clinical Biochemistry, School of Medicine, Firat University, Firat Medical Center, 23119 Elazig, Turkey
    Peptides 27:1597-602. 2006
    ..Furthermore, reverse-phase HPLC analyses of plant extracts showed an elution characteristic of the peptide identical to that of human ghrelin. In general, fruit from both plants had higher levels of the peptide than the vegetative parts...
  29. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of supplementation of alpha-amylase-producing bacterial culture on the performance, nutrient use, and gut morphology of broiler chickens fed a corn-based diet
    M Onderci
    Department of Biochemistry and Clinical Biochemistry, Firat University, Medical School, Firat Medical Center, 23119 Elazig, Turkey
    Poult Sci 85:505-10. 2006
    ..The data indicated that supplementation of an E. coli strain capable of producing alpha-amylase improved digestibility of nutrients and performance of broilers fed a corn-based diet...
  30. ncbi request reprint Serum leptin and ghrelin concentrations of maternal serum, arterial and venous cord blood in healthy and preeclamptic pregnant women
    S Aydin
    Department of Biochemistry and Clinical Biochemistry, Firat University, Elazig, Turkey
    J Physiol Biochem 64:51-9. 2008
    ..05). We concluded that increased production of ghrelin may represent a compensatory hypotensive mechanism in preeclamptic women...
  31. doi request reprint Effect of orlistat on the total ghrelin and leptin levels in obese patients
    Y Ozkan
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolic Disease, Firat University Hospital, Elazig, Turkey
    J Physiol Biochem 65:215-23. 2009
    ..We therefore conclude that weight lost rather than type of treatment might be more valuable in obesity...
  32. ncbi request reprint The WHO global alliance against chronic respiratory diseases in Turkey (GARD Turkey)
    A Yorgancioglu
    Turkish Thoracic Society, Turkey
    Tuberk Toraks 57:439-52. 2009
    ..This paper provides a summary of indicators of the prevalence and severity of chronic respiratory diseases in Turkey and the formation of GARD Turkey...
  33. ncbi request reprint The effects of sevoflurane and desflurane on lipid peroxidation during laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    G M Koksal
    Istanbul University Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Department of Anaesthesiology, Istanbul, Turkey
    Eur J Anaesthesiol 21:217-20. 2004
    ..To compare the effects of sevoflurane and desflurane anaesthesia on lipid peroxidation...
  34. ncbi request reprint [The effects of sildenafil citrate on the isolated rat aorta: comparative in vitro study]
    H Ozbek
    Yüzüncü Yil Universitesi Tip Fakültesi Farmakoloji, Kardiyoloji
    Anadolu Kardiyol Derg 1:23-6, AXIII. 2001
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the relaxing effect of sildenafil on vascular tissue and compare it with the known vasodilatator agents, sodium nitroprusside and acetylcholine...
  35. ncbi request reprint Oxidative stress in white coat hypertension; role of paraoxonase
    H Uzun
    Department of Biochemistry, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Turkey
    J Hum Hypertens 18:523-8. 2004
    ..008). Our data demonstrate that oxidative stress increase in WCH is associated with a decrease in PON1 activity. The reduction in PON1 activity may be one of the factors leading to an increase in oxidative status in WCH...
  36. ncbi request reprint Correlation of plasma and tissue oxidative stresses in intra-abdominal sepsis
    G M Koksal
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Surg Res 122:180-3. 2004
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  37. ncbi request reprint Circulating oxidized low-density lipoprotein and paraoxonase activity in preeclampsia
    H Uzun
    Department of Biochemistry, Istanbul University, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 60:195-200. 2005
    ..Elevated oxidative stress, oxLDL, dyslipidemia and decreased PON1 activities may cause vascular endothelial damage and contribute to the pathophysiology of preeclampsia...
  38. ncbi request reprint Micro-spoon technique in estimation of sperm concentration in rat epididymis
    O Odabas
    Department of Urology, Yuzuncu Yil University School of Medicine, Van Turkey
    Tohoku J Exp Med 191:1-5. 2000
    ..Then, it was mixed in order to obtain 1/1000 diluted suspension. Sperm cells in this suspension were counted on a Makler chamber under a light microscope. The procedure was easy and time saving, compared to the other techniques...
  39. ncbi request reprint Multicentral clinical evaluation of the aetiology of erectile dysfunction: a survey report
    S Aydin
    Department of Urology, Medical School, Yuzuncu Yil University, Van, Turkey
    Int Urol Nephrol 32:699-703. 2001
    ..48. When the ages of the patients with organic erectile dysfunction and those with psychogenic erectile dysfunction were compared, it was clearly seen that those with organic erectile dysfunction were much older (52.73 versus 33.02)...
  40. doi request reprint Effect of 3-(1H-Pyrrol-2-yl)-1H-indazole on the antioxidant status of rats
    Fikret Karatas
    Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, University of Firat, 23119, Elazig, Turkey
    Biol Trace Elem Res 136:79-86. 2010
    ..These findings might be related to the increased amount of free radicals caused by 3-(1H-pyrrol-2-yl)-1H-indazole injection...
  41. ncbi request reprint Hemorrhagic syndrome-like disease in calves with bovine viral diarrhea and mucosal disease complex
    Murat Dabak
    Department of Internal Medicine, Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Firat University, Elazig, Turkey
    J Vet Intern Med 21:514-8. 2007
    ..Bovine viral diarrhea virus (BVDV) infection is one of the causes of hemorrhagic diathesis in cattle but there have been limited field studies about that condition...
  42. ncbi request reprint Effects of estrogens on oxidative protein damage in plasma and tissues in ovariectomised rats
    A Topcuoglu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Izzet Baysal University, Faculty of Medicine, Bolu, Turkey
    Clin Invest Med 32:E133-43. 2009
    ..To assess estrogen-related changes in the redox status of the brain and liver proteins as well as the systemic oxidative stress in ovarectomised (OVX) rats..
  43. ncbi request reprint Ghrelin and obestatin levels in end-stage renal disease
    B Aygen
    Department of Nephrology, Medical Faculty, Firat University, Elazig, Turkey
    J Int Med Res 37:757-65. 2009
    ..Further studies are needed to determine if elevated levels of these hormones in ESRD patients contribute to the malnutrition that is common in these patients...
  44. ncbi request reprint Effects of dietary chromium picolinate and ascorbic acid supplementation on egg production, egg quality and some serum metabolites of laying hens reared under a low ambient temperature (6 degrees C)
    K Sahin
    Department of Animal Nutrition, Faculty of Veterinary, University of Firat, Elazig, Turkey
    Arch Tierernahr 56:41-9. 2002
    ..Such a combination of supplement can offer a potential protective management practice in preventing cold stress-related losses in performance of laying hens...
  45. ncbi request reprint Ghrelin and orotic acid increased in subclinical mastitis
    F Karatas
    Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, University of Firat, Elazig, Turkey
    Arch Physiol Biochem 114:178-82. 2008
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  46. doi request reprint Ghrelin expression in normal kidney tissue and renal carcinomas
    Adile F Dagli
    Department of Pathology, Firat University, Medical School, 23119 Elazig, Turkey
    Pathol Res Pract 205:165-73. 2009
    ..Overall, we concluded that ghrelin expression in renal cell carcinoma tissues is always lower than that in normal kidney or is absent. This low level or lack of ghrelin may play a role in the etiopathogenesis and progression of cancer...
  47. ncbi request reprint Prevention of bone loss by Panax ginseng in a rat model of inflammation-induced bone loss
    U Avsar
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, Ataturk University, Erzurum, Turkey
    Cell Mol Biol (Noisy-le-grand) 59:OL1835-41. 2013
    ..The present data showed that PG protected against in the OVX model and in inflammation-induced bone loss rat model...
  48. ncbi request reprint Changes of ghrelin and brain natriuretic peptide levels in systemic vascular resistance after cardiopulmonary bypass
    A Rahman
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Firat University, School of Medical, Firat University Hospital, 23119 Elazig, Turkey
    J Physiol Biochem 64:221-30. 2008
    ..However, further investigations are needed to clarify the significance of this observation with respect to that of SVRI...
  49. ncbi request reprint Plasma trace elements, vitamin B12, folate, and homocysteine levels in cirrhotic patients compared to healthy controls
    I Halifeoglu
    Department of Biochemistry and Clinical Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Firat University, 23119 Elazig, Turkey
    Biochemistry (Mosc) 69:693-6. 2004
    ..Plasma Hcy, vitamin B(12), and folic acid measurement may be useful in the evaluation of cirrhotic patients...
  50. ncbi request reprint Obestatin is present in saliva: alterations in obestatin and ghrelin levels of saliva and serum in ischemic heart disease
    Yilmaz Ozbay
    Department of Cardiology, Firat University, School of Medicine Firat Medical Center, Eazig, Persembe, Ordu, Turkey
    BMB Rep 41:55-61. 2008
    ..Salivary ghrelin and obestatin levels are correlated in controls with the blood levels. Determination of salivary values could represent a non-invasive alternative to serum ones that can be useful in clinical practice...
  51. ncbi request reprint Serum arylesterase and paraoxonase activity in patients with chronic hepatitis
    Suleyman Sirri Kilic
    Department of Biochemistry and Clinical Biochemistry, Medical School Firat Medical Center, Firat University, Elazig 23119, Turkey
    World J Gastroenterol 11:7351-4. 2005
    ..To investigate the relationship between serum paraoxonase (PON1), AST, ALT, GGT, and arylesterase (AE) activity alterations and the degree of liver damage in patients with chronic hepatitis...
  52. doi request reprint Expression of obestatin and ghrelin in papillary thyroid carcinoma
    Aziz Karaoglu
    Department of Medical Oncology, School of Medicine, Firat University, Elazig, 23119, Turkey
    Mol Cell Biochem 323:113-8. 2009
    ..We currently do not know how these peptides are regulated and what factors are involved in papillary carcinoma, which inhibit the expression of ghrelin but not obestatin. This issue warrants further studies...
  53. ncbi request reprint Effects of surgical menopause and estrogen replacement therapy on serum paraoxonase activity and plasma malondialdehyde concentration
    Selahattin Kumru
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Firat University Medical School, Elazig, Turkey
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 59:108-12. 2005
    ..We have investigated the effects of surgical menopause and estrogen replacement therapy (ERT) on serum paraoxonase 1 (PON1) activity and plasma malondialdehyde (MDA) levels in surgically postmenopausal women...
  54. doi request reprint Ghrelin and obestatin levels in rheumatoid arthritis
    Suleyman Serdar Koca
    Department of Rheumatology, Faculty of Medicine, Firat University, Firat Tip Merkezi, Ic Hastaliklari AD Romatoloji BD, 23119 Elazig, Turkey
    Inflammation 31:329-35. 2008
    ..The aims of this study were to assess total and acylated (active) ghrelin and obestatin serum levels and their relations with inflammatory status in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients...
  55. doi request reprint Ghrelin, paraoxonase and arylesterase levels in depressive patients before and after citalopram treatment
    Abdullah Onder Barim
    Department of Medical Biochemistry and Clinical Biochemistry Firat Hormone Research Group, Firat University, School of Medicine, Firat University Hospital, Elazig, 23119, Turkey
    Clin Biochem 42:1076-81. 2009
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  56. ncbi request reprint Hypotensive effects of carvacrol on the blood pressure of normotensive rats
    Yasemin Aydin
    Eskisehir Osmangazi University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Physiology, Eskisehir, Turkey
    Planta Med 73:1365-71. 2007
    ..But, based on previous investigations, the involvement of cardiac L-type calcium channel blocking actions are suggested for the hypotensive actions of carvacrol was assumed...
  57. doi request reprint Ghrelin and obestatin expression in oral squamous cell carcinoma: an immunohistochemical and biochemical study
    Manar M Alnema
    Department of Medical Biochemistry and Clinical Biochemistry Firat Hormones Research Group, School of Medicine, Firat University Hospital, Firat University, Elazig 23119, Turkey
    Mol Cell Biochem 339:173-9. 2010
    ..Maintaining normal levels of these hormones might be required for regulation of normal cell division. However, detailed studies will be required for better understanding of the complex mechanism of carcinogenesis relating to OSCCs...
  58. ncbi request reprint Proposal for the abbreviation of ghrelin--the appetite hormone
    Suleyman Aydin
    Horm Res 66:206. 2006
  59. ncbi request reprint Increased ghrelin levels in epileptic patients
    Suleyman Aydin
    Seizure 15:658. 2006
  60. ncbi request reprint Are ghrelin levels really elevated in epileptic patients?
    Suleyman Aydin
    Seizure 16:469. 2007
  61. ncbi request reprint Ghrelin and leptin concentrations in obsessive-compulsive disorder: commentary
    Suleyman Aydin
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 32:601. 2008
  62. ncbi request reprint Discrepancy of milk ghrelin level
    Suleyman Aydin
    Acta Paediatr 96:320; author reply 321. 2007