Uner Tan

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Affiliation: Cukurova University
Country: Turkey

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A new syndrome with quadrupedal gait, primitive speech, and severe mental retardation as a live model for human evolution
    Uner Tan
    Cukurova University Medical School, Department of Physiology, Adana, Turkey
    Int J Neurosci 116:361-9. 2006
  2. pmc Mutations in the very low-density lipoprotein receptor VLDLR cause cerebellar hypoplasia and quadrupedal locomotion in humans
    Tayfun Ozcelik
    Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Faculty of Science and Institute of Materials Science and Nanotechnology, Bilkent University, Ankara 06800, Turkey
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:4232-6. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint A wrist-walker exhibiting no "Uner Tan Syndrome": a theory for possible mechanisms of human devolution toward the atavistic walking patterns
    Uner Tan
    Cukurova University, Medical School, Department of Physiology, Adana, Turkey
    Int J Neurosci 117:147-56. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Evidence for "Unertan Syndrome" and the evolution of the human mind
    Uner Tan
    Cukurova University, Medical School, Department of Physiology, Adana, Turkey
    Int J Neurosci 116:763-74. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Middle-finger reflex
    Uner Tan
    Department of Physiology, Cukurova University Medical School, Adana, Turkey
    Int J Neurosci 116:541-5. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint The psychomotor theory of human mind
    Uner Tan
    Department of Physics, Cukurova University, Adana, Turkey
    Int J Neurosci 117:1109-48. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Evidence for "Uner Tan Syndrome" as a human model for reverse evolution
    Uner Tan
    Cukurova University, Medical School, Department of Physiology, Adana, Turkey
    Int J Neurosci 116:1539-47. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Unertan syndrome: review and report of four new cases
    Uner Tan
    Department of Physics, Cukurova University, Adana, Turkey
    Int J Neurosci 118:211-25. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Unertan syndrome: a case series demonstrating human devolution
    Uner Tan
    Cukurova University, Faculty of Sciences, Department of Physics, Adana, Turkey
    Int J Neurosci 118:1-25. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Unertan syndrome: a new variant of Unertan syndrome: running on all fours in two upright-walking children
    Uner Tan
    Cukurova University, Medical School, Adana, Turkey
    Int J Neurosci 119:909-18. 2009

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  1. ncbi request reprint A new syndrome with quadrupedal gait, primitive speech, and severe mental retardation as a live model for human evolution
    Uner Tan
    Cukurova University Medical School, Department of Physiology, Adana, Turkey
    Int J Neurosci 116:361-9. 2006
    ..To access it, click on the issue link for 116(3), then select this article. A download option appears at the bottom of this abstract...
  2. pmc Mutations in the very low-density lipoprotein receptor VLDLR cause cerebellar hypoplasia and quadrupedal locomotion in humans
    Tayfun Ozcelik
    Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Faculty of Science and Institute of Materials Science and Nanotechnology, Bilkent University, Ankara 06800, Turkey
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:4232-6. 2008
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  3. ncbi request reprint A wrist-walker exhibiting no "Uner Tan Syndrome": a theory for possible mechanisms of human devolution toward the atavistic walking patterns
    Uner Tan
    Cukurova University, Medical School, Department of Physiology, Adana, Turkey
    Int J Neurosci 117:147-56. 2007
    After discovering two families with handicapped children exhibiting the "Uner Tan syndrome," the author discovered a man exhibiting only wrist-walking with no primitive mental abilities including language...
  4. ncbi request reprint Evidence for "Unertan Syndrome" and the evolution of the human mind
    Uner Tan
    Cukurova University, Medical School, Department of Physiology, Adana, Turkey
    Int J Neurosci 116:763-74. 2006
    ..The most important characteristic of the newly emerged human mind was the resistance against gravitational forces. This was the resistive mind, the origins of human creativity...
  5. ncbi request reprint Middle-finger reflex
    Uner Tan
    Department of Physiology, Cukurova University Medical School, Adana, Turkey
    Int J Neurosci 116:541-5. 2006
    ..It was suggested that the middle-finger extensor reflex elicited by radial nerve afferents and efferents (C7-C8) would be of clinical and theoretical importance...
  6. ncbi request reprint The psychomotor theory of human mind
    Uner Tan
    Department of Physics, Cukurova University, Adana, Turkey
    Int J Neurosci 117:1109-48. 2007
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Evidence for "Uner Tan Syndrome" as a human model for reverse evolution
    Uner Tan
    Cukurova University, Medical School, Department of Physiology, Adana, Turkey
    Int J Neurosci 116:1539-47. 2006
    quot;Uner Tan Syndrome" was further studied in a second family. There was no cerebellar atrophy, except a mild vermial atrophy in MRI scans of the affected individuals...
  8. doi request reprint Unertan syndrome: review and report of four new cases
    Uner Tan
    Department of Physics, Cukurova University, Adana, Turkey
    Int J Neurosci 118:211-25. 2008
    ..Go to the publisher's online edition of International Journal of Neuroscience for the following free supplemental resource: video clips...
  9. ncbi request reprint Unertan syndrome: a case series demonstrating human devolution
    Uner Tan
    Cukurova University, Faculty of Sciences, Department of Physics, Adana, Turkey
    Int J Neurosci 118:1-25. 2008
    ..Supplementary materials are available for this article. Go to the publisher's online edition of International Journal of Neuroscience for the following free supplemental resource(s): video clips...
  10. doi request reprint Unertan syndrome: a new variant of Unertan syndrome: running on all fours in two upright-walking children
    Uner Tan
    Cukurova University, Medical School, Adana, Turkey
    Int J Neurosci 119:909-18. 2009
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  11. doi request reprint Effects of progesterone on total brain tissue adenosine deaminase activity in experimental epilepsy
    Sadrettin Pence
    Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Gaziantep, Gaziantep, Turkey
    Int J Neurosci 119:204-13. 2009
    ..Further studies are needed to evaluate the role of progesterone effects on adenosine deaminase levels and its mechanism(s) in the pathogenesis...
  12. doi request reprint "Unertan syndrome" in two Turkish families in relation to devolution and emergence of Homo erectus: neurological examination, MRI, and PET scans
    Uner Tan
    Cukurova University, Faculty of Sciences, Department of Physics, Adana, Turkey
    Int J Neurosci 118:313-36. 2008
    ..This retarded development of human locomotion - devolution - may illuminate the brain mechanisms responsible for the transition from quadrupedality to bipedality in human evolution...
  13. doi request reprint Antiepileptogenic effects of glutathione against increased brain ADA in PTZ-induced epilepsy
    Sadrettin Pence
    Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Gaziantep, Gaziantep, Turkey
    Int J Neurosci 119:616-29. 2009
    ..ADA levels significantly decreased in the glutathione groups, which may have antiseizure effects. Decreased levels of ADA would be due to increased adenosine levels, protecting against oxidative stress...
  14. ncbi request reprint Population-level right-paw preference in rats assessed by a new computerized food-reaching test
    Mustafa Guven
    Department of Biophysics, Medical School, Cukurova University, Adana, Turkey
    Int J Neurosci 113:1675-89. 2003
    ..The results suggested that humans are not unique in population-level right-hand preference; our new method would be suitable for new developments in handedness research...
  15. ncbi request reprint Ratio of fourth to second fingertip extensions in relation to serum estradiol and testosterone levels in men and women
    Uner Tan
    Cukurova University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, 01330 Adana, Turkey
    Percept Mot Skills 107:3-13. 2008
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  16. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in verbal and spatial ability reconsidered in relation to body size, lung volume, and sex hormones
    Uner Tan
    Department of Physiology, School of Medicine, Cukurova University, Adana, Turkey
    Percept Mot Skills 96:1347-60. 2003
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  17. ncbi request reprint Hand preference in Turkish population
    Derya Deniz Elalmis
    Department of Physiology, Medical School, Cukurova University, Adana, Turkey
    Int J Neurosci 115:705-12. 2005
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  18. ncbi request reprint Correlations between nonverbal intelligence and nerve conduction velocities in right-handed male and female subjects
    Faik Budak
    Kocaeli University, Medical School, Department of Neurology, Edirne, Turkey
    Int J Neurosci 115:613-23. 2005
    ..The speed hypothesis and neurological theory of intelligence were not supported by these results, which, in contrast, emphasized the importance of sex and familial sinistrality in any theory of intelligence...
  19. doi request reprint Right brain is important for students' achievements in science
    Cetin Dogar
    Department of Physiology, Medical School, Ataturk University, Erzurum, Turkey
    Int J Neurosci 118:1175-9. 2008
    ..The results suggest that the right brain would be beneficial for the students' achievements in science...
  20. ncbi request reprint A simple chaotic neuron model: stochastic behavior of neural networks
    Ekrem Aydiner
    Department of Physics, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, University of Cukurova, Adana, Turkey
    Int J Neurosci 113:607-19. 2003
    ..The correlation of the EEG-like signals was.92, smaller than those reported by others. It was concluded that this neuron model may provide valuable clues about the dynamic behavior of neural systems...
  21. doi request reprint Lateralized α-motoneuron excitabilities during lying and standing of healthy individuals in relation to parkinsonian rigidity
    Sibel Karaca
    Department of Neurology, Adana Teaching and Research Center, Faculty of Medicine, Baskent University, Adana, Turkey
    Neurol Res 33:976-82. 2011
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  22. doi request reprint Dynamics of manual skill: a computerized analysis of single peg movements and stochastic resonance hypothesis of cerebral laterality
    Derya Deniz Elalmis
    Medical School, Department of Physiology, Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey
    Int J Neurosci 118:399-432. 2008
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  23. doi request reprint Correlations between eye-hand reaction time and power of various muscles in badminton players
    Senol Dane
    Department of Physiology, Medical School, Ataturk University, Erzurum, Turkey
    Int J Neurosci 118:349-54. 2008
    ..These results suggest that sport activities are associated with eye-hand visual reaction time (VRT) and visuospatial intelligence (VSI). Exercise's positive effect may be associated with especially the right brain or left hand...
  24. ncbi request reprint Differential contributions of right and left brains to paw skill in right- and left-pawed female rats
    Derya Deniz Elalmis
    Cukurova University, Medical School, Department of Physiology, Adana, Turkey
    Int J Neurosci 113:1023-42. 2003
    ..Such an asymmetric cognitive control in an animal model may have a major impact in many aspects of biology in respect to normal functioning, superior talents, and disease (see Geschwind, 1985)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Sexual dimorphism in relations of blood growth-hormone levels to body and brain weights in newborn rats
    Derya Deniz Elalmis
    Medical School, Department of Physiology, Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey
    Int J Neurosci 117:1747-55. 2007
    ..The relation of the serum GH level to the right-left brain asymmetry, also sexually dimorphic, suggests a role of GH in cerebral lateralization...
  26. ncbi request reprint Early diagnosis of diabetic neuropathy using double-shock stimulation of peripheral nerves
    Meliha Tan
    Department of Neurology, Adana Research Hospital, Baskent University, Adana, Turkey
    Clin Neurophysiol 114:1419-22. 2003
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  27. ncbi request reprint Electroacupuncture treatment of obesity with psychological symptoms
    Mehmet Tugrul Cabioglu
    Department of Physiology, Selcuk University, Meram Medical School, Konya, Turkey
    Int J Neurosci 117:579-90. 2007
    ..It was suggested that electroacupuncture may be an effective therapy for obesity including the psychological signs and symptoms in women...
  28. ncbi request reprint The effect of progesterone on total brain tissue sialic acid levels in experimental epilepsy
    Sadrettin Pence
    Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Gaziantep, Gaziantep, Turkey
    Int J Neurosci 118:105-18. 2008
    ..Further studies are needed to evaluate the role of progesterone on sialic acid levels and its role in the epilepsy pathogenesis...
  29. ncbi request reprint Covariation of sex differences in mental rotation with body size
    Uner Tan
    Department of Physiology, Cukurova University, Medical School, Adana, Turkey
    Percept Mot Skills 96:137-44. 2003
    ..These results suggest that there is no sex difference in mental rotation ability as measured...
  30. doi request reprint A special case of anencephaly in an early-born baby with an exagerated prognastic face: further example for human devolution
    Uner Tan
    Department of Physics, Faculty of Sciences, Cukurova University, Adana, Turkey
    Int J Neurosci 118:751-60. 2008
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  31. ncbi request reprint Predictability of hand skill and cognitive abilities from craniofacial width in right- and left-handed men and women: relation of skeletal structure to cerebral function
    Ertunc Dayi
    Ataturk University, School of Dentistry, Erzurum, Turkey
    Int J Neurosci 112:383-412. 2002
    ..It was concluded that the structural-functional coupling revealed in the present work may have its origins in parallel development of the craniofacial skeleton and brain under the influence of homeobox genes...
  32. pmc Reply to Herz et al. and Humphrey et al.: Genetic heterogeneity of cerebellar hypoplasia with quadrupedal locomotion
    Tayfun Ozcelik
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:E32-3. 2008
  33. ncbi request reprint Association of height and weight with second to fourth digit ratio (2D:4D) and sex differences
    Cagatay Barut
    Department of Anatomy, Karaelmas University
    Percept Mot Skills 106:627-32. 2008
    ..The results suggest that height of adults reflecting prenatal hormone status may play a role in differences between men and women in 2D:4D digit ratio for right-handers...
  34. ncbi request reprint Effects of high-frequency electromagnetic fields on human EEG: a brain mapping study
    Alexander V Kramarenko
    Central Clinic Hospital N5, Kharkov, Ukraine
    Int J Neurosci 113:1007-19. 2003
    ..0-2.5 Hz) with longer duration and shorter intervals. The results suggested that cellular phones may reversibly influence the human brain, inducing abnormal slow waves in EEG of awake persons...
  35. ncbi request reprint Second to fourth digit ratio and hand skill in Austrian children
    Bernhard Fink
    Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Urban Ethology, University of Vienna, Althanstrasse 14, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Biol Psychol 67:375-84. 2004
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  36. ncbi request reprint Validity of spectral analysis of evoked potentials in brain research
    Alexander V Kramarenko
    Central Clinic Hospital N5, Kharkov, Ukraine
    Int J Neurosci 112:489-99. 2002
    ..It was concluded that the spectral analysis of evoked responses by using FFT (linear system analysis) in relation to brain (highly complex nonlinear system) may mislead neuroscientists...
  37. ncbi request reprint Effects of exercise on visual evoked potentials
    Recep Ozmerdivenli
    Physical Education and Sports Academy, Firat University, Elazig, Turkey
    Int J Neurosci 115:1043-50. 2005
    ..Visual evoked potentials maybe used as neurophysiological criteria in defining the performance of an athlete...
  38. ncbi request reprint Right- and left-handed dentists using right- and left-sided dental chairs in treatment of calculus
    Recep Orbak
    Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, Ataturk University, Erzurum, Turkey
    Int J Neurosci 112:15-30. 2002
    ..These results were explained by a better coordination between right and left hands and with higher skill in both hands in left-handers than right-handers...
  39. ncbi request reprint Right- and left-handed dentists in periodontal therapy
    Varol Canakci
    Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, Ataturk University, Erzumum, Turkey
    Int J Neurosci 112:1-14. 2002
    ..The importance of handedness of the dentists was accentuated in dental practice...