Determination of Simvastatin Induced Variations in Sciatic Nerve by ATR-FTIR Spectroscopy

Ozgun, Kumsal
Ozek, Nihal Simsek
Severcan, Feride


Determination of simvastatin-induced changes in bone composition and structure by Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy in rat animal model
Garip, Sebnem; Severcan, Feride (2010-08-01)
Simvastatin is a hypolipidemic drug which is used to control hypercholesterolemia and to prevent cardiovascular disease. In the current study, the effects of high and low doses of simvastatin treatment on tibia of healthy rats were investigated. Wistar rats were used for the control, 20 mg and 50 mg simvastatin-treated groups. Molecular investigations were performed using Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy. In the bones of the two groups of simvastatin-treated rats, the relative mineral/matrix ratio (p...
Effect of thermal treatment on secondary structure and conformational change of mushroom polyphenol oxidase (PPO) as food quality related enzyme: A FTIR study
Baltacioglu, Hande; Bayındırlı, Alev; Severcan, Mete; Severcan, Feride (2015-11-15)
In order to understand the conformational changes of polyphenol oxidase (PPO), which is a food quality related enzyme, after thermal treatment, secondary structure changes of the enzyme were analyzed by using Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy and compared with the change in enzyme activity in the temperature range of 25-80 degrees C. Fourier self-deconvolution, neural network (NN) and curve-fitting analysis were applied to the amide I band of FTIR spectra for detail analysis of secondary struct...
Prediction of protein subcellular localization based on primary sequence data
Özarar, Mert; Atalay, Mehmet Volkan; Department of Computer Engineering (2003)
Subcellular localization is crucial for determining the functions of proteins. A system called prediction of protein subcellular localization (P2SL) that predicts the subcellular localization of proteins in eukaryotic organisms based on the amino acid content of primary sequences using amino acid order is designed. The approach for prediction is to nd the most frequent motifs for each protein in a given class based on clustering via self organizing maps and then to use these most frequent motifs as features...
ELHALLAQ, YH; GOKMEN, IG; ARAS, NK; Gökmen, Ali (Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), 1992-03-01)
A post-irradiation radiochemical separation technique was tested for the determination of selenium levels in diet samples, collected by using a duplicate portion technique, from both rural and urban population groups in Turkey. The technique involved sample irradiation, acid digestion, selective distillation, precipitation and filtration steps. During the separations it was possible to determine the yield of each sample using a stable selenium carrier. An average chemical yield of 71 +/- 3% was obtained ...
AKIN, EDA; Volkan, Mürvet; Ertaş, Gülay; Department of Chemistry (2022-6-22)
Sialic acids are an important sub-group of nine carbon acidic sugars. Sialic acid plays a significant role in mediating and modulating a variety of physiological activities due to its widespread distribution in human body. Several pathogens and toxins also bind to sialic acid, change its level and signal pathological conditions. The identification and quantification of sialic acid levels are also significant for early detection of many diseases such as breast and colon cancer. In this study, sialic acid de...
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K. Ozgun, N. S. Ozek, and F. Severcan, “Determination of Simvastatin Induced Variations in Sciatic Nerve by ATR-FTIR Spectroscopy,” BIOPHYSICAL JOURNAL, pp. 0–0, 2009, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: