Berran Yucesoy

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Influence of cytokine gene variations on immunization to childhood vaccines
    Berran Yucesoy
    Toxicology and Molecular Biology Branch, CDC NIOSH, Morgantown, WV 26505 2888, United States
    Vaccine 27:6991-7. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Genetic susceptibility in pneumoconiosis
    Berran Yucesoy
    Toxicology and Molecular Biology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Toxicol Lett 168:249-54. 2007
  3. pmc Genetic variants in antioxidant genes are associated with diisocyanate-induced asthma
    Berran Yucesoy
    CDC National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Health Effects Laboratory Division, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    Toxicol Sci 129:166-73. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Association of interleukin-1 gene polymorphisms with dementia in a community-based sample: the Honolulu-Asia Aging Study
    Berran Yucesoy
    Toxicology and Molecular Biology Branch, Biostatistics Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 1095 Willowdale Road, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Neurobiol Aging 27:211-7. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Association of cytokine gene polymorphisms with rate of decline in lung function
    Berran Yucesoy
    Toxicology and Molecular Biology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV 26505 2888, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 50:642-8. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Genetic susceptibility to progressive massive fibrosis in coal miners
    B Yucesoy
    Toxicology and Molecular Biology Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV 26505 2888, USA
    Eur Respir J 31:1177-82. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Cytokine polymorphisms in chronic inflammatory diseases with reference to occupational diseases
    Berran Yucesoy
    Ankara University, Faculty of Pharmacy, Department of Toxicology, 06100, Tandogan Ankara, Turkey
    Curr Mol Med 3:39-48. 2003
  8. doi request reprint Association of cytokine gene polymorphisms in CWP and its severity in Turkish coal workers
    Ilker Ates
    Faculty of Pharmacy, Department of Toxicology, Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey
    Am J Ind Med 51:741-7. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Possible effect of gene polymorphisms on the release of TNFα and IL1 cytokines in coal workers' pneumoconiosis
    Ilker Ates
    Department of Toxicology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Ankara University, Tandogan, Ankara 06100, Turkey
    Exp Toxicol Pathol 63:175-9. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Prevention of IL-1 signaling attenuates airway hyperresponsiveness and inflammation in a murine model of toluene diisocyanate-induced asthma
    Victor J Johnson
    Toxicology and Molecular Biology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WV 26505 2888, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 116:851-8. 2005

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. doi request reprint Influence of cytokine gene variations on immunization to childhood vaccines
    Berran Yucesoy
    Toxicology and Molecular Biology Branch, CDC NIOSH, Morgantown, WV 26505 2888, United States
    Vaccine 27:6991-7. 2009
    ..05). These data suggest that genetic variations in cytokine genes can influence vaccine-induced immune responses in infants, which in turn may influence vaccine efficacy...
  2. ncbi request reprint Genetic susceptibility in pneumoconiosis
    Berran Yucesoy
    Toxicology and Molecular Biology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Toxicol Lett 168:249-54. 2007
    ..Therefore, an understanding of genetic variability and the interaction between genetic and environmental factors is crucial to the identification of high-risk individuals and prevention and treatment of these diseases...
  3. pmc Genetic variants in antioxidant genes are associated with diisocyanate-induced asthma
    Berran Yucesoy
    CDC National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Health Effects Laboratory Division, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    Toxicol Sci 129:166-73. 2012
    ..The GSTM3 rs110913*EPHX1 rs1051741 genotype combination was also associated with DA under this model (p = 0.042). The results suggest that variations in SOD2, GST, and EPHX1 genes and their interactions contribute to DA susceptibility...
  4. ncbi request reprint Association of interleukin-1 gene polymorphisms with dementia in a community-based sample: the Honolulu-Asia Aging Study
    Berran Yucesoy
    Toxicology and Molecular Biology Branch, Biostatistics Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 1095 Willowdale Road, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Neurobiol Aging 27:211-7. 2006
    ..There was no difference in the IL-1beta (+3953) frequency among the groups. Our results support the hypothesis that certain genetic variations contained within the IL-1 gene family contribute to the pathogenesis of dementia...
  5. doi request reprint Association of cytokine gene polymorphisms with rate of decline in lung function
    Berran Yucesoy
    Toxicology and Molecular Biology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV 26505 2888, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 50:642-8. 2008
    ..To investigate whether genetic variants involved in cytokine expression are associated with the age-related rate of decline in forced expiratory volume in 1 second (FEV1)...
  6. doi request reprint Genetic susceptibility to progressive massive fibrosis in coal miners
    B Yucesoy
    Toxicology and Molecular Biology Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV 26505 2888, USA
    Eur Respir J 31:1177-82. 2008
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  7. ncbi request reprint Cytokine polymorphisms in chronic inflammatory diseases with reference to occupational diseases
    Berran Yucesoy
    Ankara University, Faculty of Pharmacy, Department of Toxicology, 06100, Tandogan Ankara, Turkey
    Curr Mol Med 3:39-48. 2003
    ..In the present review, the concept that some of the common allelic variants found in cytokine genes represent modifying factors in chronic inflammatory diseases associated with occupational exposure is discussed...
  8. doi request reprint Association of cytokine gene polymorphisms in CWP and its severity in Turkish coal workers
    Ilker Ates
    Faculty of Pharmacy, Department of Toxicology, Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey
    Am J Ind Med 51:741-7. 2008
    ..An additional goal was to observe whether these cytokine gene polymorphisms influence the development risk and severity of...
  9. doi request reprint Possible effect of gene polymorphisms on the release of TNFα and IL1 cytokines in coal workers' pneumoconiosis
    Ilker Ates
    Department of Toxicology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Ankara University, Tandogan, Ankara 06100, Turkey
    Exp Toxicol Pathol 63:175-9. 2011
    ..These data suggest that the coal dust-induced release of TNF-alpha from monocytes may be a useful biomarker of CWP...
  10. ncbi request reprint Prevention of IL-1 signaling attenuates airway hyperresponsiveness and inflammation in a murine model of toluene diisocyanate-induced asthma
    Victor J Johnson
    Toxicology and Molecular Biology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WV 26505 2888, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 116:851-8. 2005
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  11. ncbi request reprint Inhalation of toluene diisocyanate vapor induces allergic rhinitis in mice
    Victor J Johnson
    Toxicology and Molecular Biology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    J Immunol 179:1864-71. 2007
    ..Future studies will use this model to define disease mechanisms and examine the temporal/dose relationship between TDI-induced rhinitis and asthma...
  12. doi request reprint Association between IL-1A single nucleotide polymorphisms and chronic beryllium disease and beryllium sensitization
    Erin C McCanlies
    Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:680-4. 2010
    ..To determine if single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in interleukin (IL) IL-1A, IL-1B, IL-1RN, IL-2, IL-9, and IL-9R were associated with chronic beryllium disease (CBD) and beryllium sensitization (BeS)...
  13. ncbi request reprint IL-1beta gene polymorphisms influence hepatitis B vaccination
    Berran Yucesoy
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 1095 Willowdale Road, Morgantown, WV 26508, USA
    Vaccine 20:3193-6. 2002
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  14. ncbi request reprint Cytokine polymorphisms in silicosis and other pneumoconioses
    Berran Yucesoy
    Ankara University, Faculty of Pharmacy, Department of Toxicology, Turkey
    Mol Cell Biochem 234:219-24. 2002
    ..In this review we discuss genetic polymorphisms responsible for regulating the production of these proinflammatory cytokines and their role in modifying silicosis severity...
  15. ncbi request reprint Significance of genetic information in risk assessment and individual classification using silicosis as a case model
    Erin McCanlies
    Biostatistics Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Ann Occup Hyg 46:375-81. 2002
    ..However, in the case of fibrotic lung disease caused by silica exposure, information about the presence or absence of the minor variants of IL-1alpha, IL-1RA and TNFalpha is unlikely to be a useful tool for individual classification...
  16. ncbi request reprint Genotyping of single nucleotide polymorphisms in cytokine genes using real-time PCR allelic discrimination technology
    Victor J Johnson
    Toxicology and Molecular Biology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Cytokine 27:135-41. 2004
    ..4%. The public databases of cytokine polymorphisms and validated genotyping assays highlighted in the present study will greatly benefit this important field of research...
  17. ncbi request reprint Biomarkers to assess potential developmental immunotoxicity in children
    Michael I Luster
    Toxicology and Molecular Biology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1095 Willowdale Road, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 206:229-36. 2005
    ..Quantification of the immune response to childhood vaccine, while up to the present used sparingly, may represent an excellent indicator for developmental immunotoxicity when conducted under appropriate conditions...
  18. ncbi request reprint Insights into the quantitative relationship between sensitization and challenge for allergic contact dermatitis reactions
    Aaron E Scott
    Toxicology and Molecular Biology Branch, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 183:66-70. 2002
    ..Taken together, these findings indicate that there is a need to consider dose-response relationships for sensitization and challenge in establishing minimum exposure levels for chemicals that cause ACD...
  19. doi request reprint Cytogenetic monitoring of coal workers and patients with coal workers' pneumoconiosis in Turkey
    Ozge Cemiloglu Ulker
    Department of Toxicology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey
    Environ Mol Mutagen 49:232-7. 2008
    ..This is the first report on CWP patients with elevated cytogenetic endpoints. Further, a larger follow-up study is warranted...
  20. pmc Winter season, frequent hand washing, and irritant patch test reactions to detergents are associated with hand dermatitis in health care workers
    Adrienne Callahan
    From the Department of Dermatology, University Hospitals, Cleveland, OH and Biostatistics and Epidemiology, and Toxicology and Molecular Biology Branches, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV
    Dermatitis 24:170-5. 2013
    ..Irritant hand dermatitis (IHD) is common in health care workers...
  21. ncbi request reprint Neopterin as a marker for immune system activation in coal workers' pneumoconiosis
    Ozge C Ulker
    Department of Toxicology, Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey
    Toxicol Ind Health 23:155-60. 2007
    ..05). These findings indicate that elevated serum and BAL levels of neopterin may be considered as a suitable biomarker for the assessment of CWP...
  22. pmc Inhalation of ortho-phthalaldehyde vapor causes respiratory sensitization in mice
    Victor J Johnson
    Toxicology and Molecular Biology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WV 26505 2888, USA
    J Allergy (Cairo) 2011:751052. 2011
    ..Mice exposed to the higher concentrations of OPA-produced OPA-specific IgG(1) antibodies indicating systemic sensitization. These findings provide evidence that OPA has the potential to cause respiratory sensitization in mice...
  23. pmc Genetic variability in susceptibility to occupational respiratory sensitization
    Berran Yucesoy
    Toxicology and Molecular Biology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    J Allergy (Cairo) 2011:346719. 2011
    ..This paper will focus on the current state of knowledge regarding genetic influences on allergic respiratory diseases, with specific emphasis on diisocyanate-induced asthma and chronic beryllium disease...
  24. ncbi request reprint Diseases caused by silica: mechanisms of injury and disease development
    Min Ding
    Pathology and Physiology Research Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Int Immunopharmacol 2:173-82. 2002
    ..Silica-induced AP-1 activation, protooncogene expression, and the role of ROS in these processes are also briefly discussed...
  25. ncbi request reprint Effects of occupational polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon exposure on T-lymphocyte functions and natural killer cell activity in asphalt and coke oven workers
    Asuman Karakaya
    Ankara University, Faculty of Pharmacy, Department of Toxicology, Tandogan, Ankara, Turkey
    Hum Exp Toxicol 23:317-22. 2004
    ..Our results are in line with others reported in the literature indicating that chronic exposure to PAHs at different levels may alter some immune responses in different ways...
  26. pmc A statistical model for assessing genetic susceptibility as a risk factor in multifactorial diseases: lessons from occupational asthma
    Eugene Demchuk
    Division of Toxicology and Environmental Medicine, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:231-4. 2007
    ..The genetic components most responsible for differences in individual disease risk are thought to be DNA variants (polymorphisms) that influence the expression or function of mediators involved in the pathological processes...
  27. ncbi request reprint Diisocyanate asthma and gene-environment interactions with IL4RA, CD-14, and IL-13 genes
    David I Bernstein
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Immunology, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 97:800-6. 2006
    ..Diisocyanate asthma (DA) affects 2% to 10% of exposed workers, yet the pathogenetic mechanisms underlying this disorder remain ill defined...
  28. ncbi request reprint A TGF-beta1 polymorphism association with dementia and neuropathologies: the HAAS
    Rita Peila
    Laboratory of Epidemiology, Demography and Biometry, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, 7201 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 3C 309, Bethesda, MD 20892 9205, USA
    Neurobiol Aging 28:1367-73. 2007
    ..2-0.9). The CC genotype was associated with an increase risk of neocortical plaques (OR(CC)=4.34, CI: 1.6-11.8). These preliminary data suggest that the TGF genetic variability may be important in the risk of vascular related dementia...
  29. ncbi request reprint Cytokine polymorphisms play a role in susceptibility to ultraviolet B-induced modulation of immune responses after hepatitis B vaccination
    Annemarie Sleijffers
    National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    J Immunol 170:3423-8. 2003
    ..This study indicates that individual susceptibility to UVB radiation needs to be considered when studying the effects of UVB in humans...
  30. ncbi request reprint Cytokine genotype and phenotype effects on lung function decline in firefighters
    Arun B Josyula
    Division of Community, Environment and Policy, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724 5210, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 49:282-8. 2007
    ..We conducted this study to evaluate the association of cytokine genotypes and sputum concentrations on longitudinal decline in lung function in firefighters...