Fevzi Bardakci

Fevzi Bardakci
University of Hail · Department of Biology

PhD

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The sharp increase in infections due to Staphylococcus aureus is associated with its ability to adapt to changes in its habitat. This study aimed to investigate the differences in the cytoplasmic amino acid profiles of a clinical strain of S. aureus under five combinations of stress-induced conditions representative of a wound site by varying tempe...
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This study investigated the druggability, pharmacokinetics and ethyl acetate extract of Teucrium polium (EA T. polium) and the protective effect against carbon tetrachloride (CCl4) induced liver cirrhosis in rats. The total antioxidant capacity (TAC) and scavenging activity of the extract were examined. The in vivo protective study was based on the...
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Due to advances in molecular biology techniques, large numbers of highly informative DNA markers have been developed for the identification of genetic polymorphism. In the last decade, the random amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD) technique based on the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) has been one of the most commonly used molecular techniques to dev...
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Diabetes is a complicated multifactorial disorder in which the patient generally observes polyphagia, polydipsia, and polyuria due to uncontrolled growth in blood sugar levels. For its management, the pharmaceutical industry is working day and night to find a better drug with no or least toxicity. That’s why nowadays a more focused branch is to use...
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Cancer is one of the primary causes of mortality globally, and the discovery of new anticancer drugs is the most important need in recent times. Natural products have been recognized as effective in fight against various diseases including cancer for over 50 years. Plants and microbes are the primary and potential sources of natural compounds to fi...
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Cancer is one of the primary causes of mortality globally, and the discovery of new anticancer drugs is the most important need in recent times. Natural products have been recognized as effective in fight against various diseases including cancer for over 50 years. Plants and microbes are the primary and potential sources of natural compounds to fi...
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Cancer is one of the primary causes of mortality globally, and the discovery of new anticancer drugs is the most important need in recent times. Natural products have been recognized as effective in fight against various diseases including cancer for over 50 years. Plants and microbes are the primary and potential sources of natural compounds to fi...
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Toll-like receptors (TLRs) are one of the major sensors to regulate innate immunity. It is present in inactive form within immune cells. However, after recognizing the conserved region of the foreign body, it gets activated by the foreign body, such as bacteria, viruses, fungus, etc. Recently, it is reported that apart from participating in innate...
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Toll-like receptors (TLR) are one of the most-studied receptors for their role in innate immunity. TLRs are reported to binds with conserved pathogen-associated molecular patterns (PAMPS). TLRs and PAMPS interaction leads to several downstream proteins' activation, which further signaled to the various transcription factors. Moreover, these transcr...
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A new record of a marble trout mtDNA haplotype known to be restricted to Adriatic basin (called marmoratus lineage within Salmo trutta complex) has been reported from Eşen Stream in the Aegean Sea basin of southeastern Turkey, based on sequence data of the mitochondrial DNA control region. The results of this study showed a single unique haplotype...
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Diabetes mellitus is a multifactorial disease that affects both developing and developed countries and is a major public health concern. Many synthetic drugs are available in the market, which counteracts the associated pathologies. However, due to the propensity of side effects, there is an unmet need for the investigation of safe and effective dr...
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Genetic predisposition has been always noted in the context of familial hematological malignancies. Epidemiological studies have provided evidence consisting of an increased risk to develop blood cancer in relatives diagnosed with the same pathology and characterized by early age at diagnosis and higher severity compared to sporadic forms. With the...
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The severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection inducing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is still an ongoing challenge. To date, more than 95.4 million have been infected and more than two million deaths have been officially reported by the WHO. Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) plays a key role in the disease patho...
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Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) is a form of respiratory failure in human. The number of deaths caused by SARS-CoV-2 infection inducing this severe pneumonia (ARDS) is relatively high. In fact, COVID-19 might get worsen in ARDS and provoke respiratory failure. A better understood of ARDS key features and the pathophysiological injuri...
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We have investigated the effect of subchronic exposure to tetradifon (TDF), as an endocrine disruptor chemical, on some parameters related to serious metabolomic disorders such as obesity, type2 diabete and hyperlipidemia. TDF promoted significant increases in both duodenal and pancreatic α–amylase and lipase especially in the 12-weeks treated rats...
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Little is known about the phylogeographic history of amphibian populations along the western Fennoscandinavian coast. In the present study, we focus on the common toad (Bufo bufo) and document the spatial distribution of mitochondrial DNA (cytb) haplotypes at 20 localities along its coastal Norwegian range. Two common haplotypes (out of eight haplo...
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Testudo graeca has a wide distribution under different geographic, climatic and ecological conditions, and shows high morphological differences especially in the Asian (Middle Eastern and Caucasian) parts of the range. This study investigates morphometric and genetic differentiation in the T. graeca complex in Turkey using the densest sampling to d...
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Stock structure analysis of anchovy from the Rovinj, Maslenica and Island of Korčulain in the Adriatic Sea was carried out by using 13 microsatellite loci. Overall, 259 alleles were detected in 13 loci, the number of alleles per locus and population ranged from 4 to 28. The allelic richness of overall loci was found to be highest in the Rovinj popu...
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Mitochondrial DNA sequences from cytochrome c oxidase subunit I (COI) were used to provide a phylogeny of the Chironomidae (Diptera) from Turkey. Data were obtained from 70 species of Chironomidae belonging to the genera Ablabesmyia, Chironomus, Cladotanytarsus, Conchapelopia, Cricotopus, Cryptochironomus, Dicrotendipes, Endochironomus, Eukiefferie...
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Aim In this study population genetic stock structure and genetic diversity of striped red mullet (Mullus surmuletus L.) species distributed in the Aegean Sea, the Mediterranean Sea, the Black Sea and the Atlantic Ocean (The eastern Europe coasts) will be determined by using mitochondrial DNA control region and nuclear DNA microsatellite loci. Mat...
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Aim: Mullus barbatus (red mullet) is a commercial fish species naturally distributed from Eastern Atlantic: British Isles to Dakar, Senegal, Canary Islands, Mediterranean and Black Sea. There is no study in our knowledge aimed to determine population genetic structuring and genetic stocks of M. barbatus species in territorial waters of Turkey. Only...
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The European anchovy Engraulis encrasicolus (Linnaeus, 1758) is a small pelagic fish included Actinopterygii has considerable economical importance in fisheries. Distribution area of European anchovy is shallow waters (0-400m) of Black and Azov seas, Mediterranean and Atlantic coastline of Europe. In this study we examined 13 microsatellite loci in...
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Giriş: Populasyonların genetik yapılarının ve genetik çeşitliliklerinin araştırılması, balık populasyonlarının devamlılığı ve sürdürülebilir balıkçılık uygulamalarının düzenlenmesi için oldukça önemlidir. Aşırı avcılık, denizel kirlilik vb nedenler türleri tehdit etmekte ve genetik yapılarının değişmesine neden olmaktadır. Balık stoklarının tanımla...
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Identification of sex in fishes is a difficult task, thus genetic and ecological factors involved in sex determination. Therefore, sex specific genetic markers can be developed with using molecular techniques. In this study, sex markers of Anatolian endemic Aphanius anatoliae anatoliae [1] is tried to identify with using AFLP (Amplified Fragment Le...
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The effect of mutation on population fitness depends only on the mutation rate and not on the deleteriousness of the individual mutants. The severity of the mutation is irrelevant because milder mutations will be held at higher frequency in mutation-selection balance than severe mutations.
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Chironomidae family (Diptera) is more than 120 million years old and has undergone extensive adaptive radiation to occupy a wider range of microhabitats than any other aquatic insect group at present. Chironomidae are often the most abundant group of insects in freshwater environments worldwide. It includes over 10 000 species, distributed from the...
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In this study, the phylogenetic and phylogeographic relationships among Cyprinion macrostomus HECKEL, 1843, Cyprinion kais HECKEL, 1843 and Carasobarbus chantrei SAUVAGE, 1882 samples from Anatolia were analysed. While doing this, mitochondrial DNA polymerase chain reaction-restriction fragment length polymorphism (PCR-RFLP) and Nuclear DNA inter-s...
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Genetic structure of Chelonia mydas in the nesting beaches of Turkey and Northern Cyprus was analyzed using mitochondrial DNA control region and nuclear DNA. Tissue samples were collected from 256 different nests located on six nesting beaches. Sequencing of 859 bp fragment of control region revealed six distinct mtDNA haplotypes of which three wer...
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This present study investigated micro- and macro-geographic microsatellite DNA variations using five polymorphic microsatellite loci from 27 brown trout populations in Turkey. Average number of alleles and average observed heterozygosity were 7.4 and 0.254, respectively. Even populations from the same sea basin and river system (the so called micro...
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In the present study, mitochondrial DNA polymerase chain reaction-restriction-fragment length polymorphism (PCR-RFLP) and nuclear DNA inter-simple sequence repeat (ISSR) assays were used to assess the phylogenetic and phylogeographic relationships among Garra rufa samples from Anatolia. The complete mtDNA NADH 3/4 dehydrogenase (ND-3/4) gene amplif...
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A polymerase chain reaction-restriction fragment length polymorphism (PCR-RFLP) assay was used in a Turkish population to determine the frequency of polymorphisms of the nuclear factor-kappa (NF-kappaB1) and NF-kappaBIA genes, which have been shown to be related to several inflammatory diseases and cancer pathogenesis. Total genomic DNA was isolate...
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Hybridization between divergent lineages often results in reduced hybrid viability. Here we report findings from a series of independent molecular analyses over several seasons on four life stages of F1 hybrids between the newts Triturus cristatus and T. marmoratus. These two species form a bimodal hybrid zone of broad overlap in France, with F1 hy...
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Objective: Glutathione S-transferases (GSTs) comprise a large supergene family and detoxify a variety of endogenous and exogenous electrophilic compounds. Since many GSTs are polymorphic, there has been considerable interest in determining whether particular allelic variants are associated with altered risk for various disorders. Research design an...
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Sulfotransferase 1A1 is a member of sulfotransferase family that plays an important role in the biotransformation of numerous carcinogenic and mutagenic compounds through sulfation. The present study has investigated the association between SULT1A1 polymorphism and primary brain tumor incidence. SULT1A1 genotypes were successfully detected using th...
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Hybridization between divergent lineages often results in reduced hybrid viability. Here we report findings from a series of independent molecular analyses over several seasons on four life stages of F1 hybrids between the newts Triturus cristatus and T. marmoratus. These two species form a bimodal hybrid zone of broad overlap in France, with F1 hy...
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Cystinuria is a hereditary disorder of cystine and dibasic amino acids (lysine, arginine, ornithine) transport across the luminal membrane of renal tubules and intestine, resulting in recurrent nephrolithiasis. Cystine stones frequently occur in the second or third decade of life with an occasional occurrence in infancy and in old age. Herein is pr...
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In the present study, mitochondrial DNA polymerase chain reaction‐restriction fragment length polymorphism (PCR‐RFLP) assay was used to assess the phylogenetic and phylogeographic relationships among 27 brown trout Salmo trutta populations from Turkey. The complete NADH 5/6 region and a second segment comprising the cytochrome b gene and D‐loop of...
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In the present study, we determined the frequency of delta32 allele distribution and its relationship with various carcinomas in a Turkish population. We determined the allelic frequency of CCR5-delta32 in 267 healthy individuals as well as 39 breast, 34 laryngeal, 30 thyroid and 20 brain carcinomas in a Turkish population using polymerase chain re...
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HRBEK, T., Genetic relationships between Ana-tolian species and subspecies of Aphanius Nardo, 1827 (Pisces, Cyprinodon-tiformes) based on RAPD markers. Biologia, Bratislava, 59: 559—566, 2004; ISSN 0006-3088. Anatolia is regarded as the center of diversification of Aphanius because 6 species and 4 subspecies of 14 Aphanius species described to date...
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We investigated the phylogenetic relationships of Pseudophoxinus (Cyprinidae: Leuciscinae) species from central Anatolia, Turkey to test the hypothesis of geographic speciation driven by early Pliocene orogenic events. We analyzed 1141 aligned base pairs of the complete cytochrome b mitochondrial gene. Phylogenetic relationships reconstructed by ma...
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Constitutive activation of various hormone and growth factor receptors is newly recognised as a common cause of tumour development. This study investigated the presence of any mutation or polymorphism of prolactin receptor (PRLR) in 38 patients with breast cancer. Genomic DNA was extracted and PCR amplification was carried out for exon 1-10 of PRLR...
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NAT1 is an intronless gene on chromosome 8p21.3 encoding a 290-amino-acid-long protein showing acetyltransferase activity. Some 26 alleles of NAT1 gene have been identified in human populations. In the present study we determined the distributions of NAT1 genotypes and alleles in a sample of 201 individuals from the Turkish population in Central An...
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The aim of the present study was to investigate high dose and long-term effects of a common industrial agent, N'-ethyl-N'-nitrosourea (ENU), on soft tissues in a rat model. ENU, which was dissolved in polyethyleneglycol (PEG) was injected intra-peritoneally once a week (300 mg/kg) in the first experimental group. The second group received only PEG....
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This paper aimed to analyze the association of polymorphism of GSTM1 0/0 genotype with laryngeal cancer along a hospital based case-control study. Polymorphisms of GSTM1 0/0 of samples from 36 patients with laryngeal cancer and 35 healthy controls were detected by PCR method. The reaction used as GSTM1 primers, using the sequence sense: 5'-CTGCCCTA...
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Glutathione S-transferases (GSTs) comprise a large supergene family and detoxify a variety of endogenous and exogenous electrophilic compounds. Since many GSTs are polymorphic, there has been considerable interest in determining whether particular allelic variants are associated with altered risk for various disorders. In this study the association...
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Due to advances in molecular biology techniques, large numbers of highly informative DNA markers have been developed for the identification of genetic polymorphism. In the last decade, the random amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD) technique based on the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) has been one of the most commonly used molecular techniques to dev...
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The process of oogenesis in "Doctor Fish", Garra rufa living in the pools of a hot-spring, of which water has a constant high temperature (about 35 oC) and in Topardiç Stream where water temperature shows seasonal fluctuation, has been compared. Five oocyte developmental stage, namely chromatin-nucleolus stage, peri-nucleolar stage, cortical alveol...
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Two molecular techniques which reveal highly variable DNA polymorphisms, RAPD and multilocus DNA fingerprinting, were used to evaluate genetic diversity between six aquacultural strains of Oreochromis niloticus (tilapia) from the Philippines. The results using both techniques were in close agreement. Within-strain heterozygosity values were similar...
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Random Amplified Polymorphic DNA (RAPD) analysis was applied to three species of the tilapia genus Oreochromis and four subspecies of O. niloticus. Thirteen random 10-mer primers were used to assay polymorphisms within and between populations. Different RAPD fragment patterns were observed for different species, although not always for different su...

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