Ayse Selen Gurkan-Alp

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Alpha-lipoic acid (α-lipoic acid) is a potent antioxidant compound that has been shown to possess anti-inflammatory effects. RAW 264.7 macrophages produce various inflammatory mediators such as nitric oxide, IL-1β, IL-6 and TNF-alpha upon activation with LPS (Lipopolysaccharide) and IFNγ (interferon gamma). In this study, the effect of 12 synthetic indole(More)
A series of novel 2-(4-phenoxyphenyl)-1H-benzimidazole derivatives was synthesized and tested in vitro on human chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) cell line K562. Benzimidazoles containing 5-amidino (10), 5-N-isopropylamidino (11), 5-bromo (13), and 5,6-dimethyl (14) derivatives exhibited remarkable cytotoxic activity. The quantitative analysis of apoptosis(More)
A series of novel 5-(4-methylpiperazin-1-yl)-2-phenyl-1H-benzimidazoles (5-14) were synthesized and evaluated for their in vitro antiproliferative activities against the human leukemia cell line HL-60. Compounds 5-7 and 10-12 exhibited potent antiproliferative activities against this cell line. The quantitative analysis of apoptosis by flow cytometry(More)
Retinoids have been implicated as pharmacological agents for the prevention and treatment of various types of cancers, including breast cancers. We analyzed 27 newly synthesized retinoids for their bioactivity on breast, liver, and colon cancer cells. Majority of the retinoids demonstrated selective bioactivity on breast cancer cells. Retinoid 17 had a(More)
In the present paper, a novel series of dithiocarbamates was synthesized via the treatment of 4-(trifluoromethyl)benzyl chloride with appropriate sodium salts of N,N-disubstituted dithiocarbamic acids. The chemical structures of the compounds were elucidated by (1) H NMR, mass spectral data, and elemental analyses. Each derivative was evaluated for its(More)
BACKGROUND Retinoids are synthetic and naturally occurring derivatives of vitamin A (retinol) which have been suggested to mediate inhibition of cancer cell growth and apoptosis. It has been reported that all trans retinoic acid (ATRA) exhibited suppressive effects on different types of leukemia including chronic myelogenous leukemia. OBJECTIVE In the(More)
The aim of this study is to propose an improved computational methodology, which is called Compressed Images for Affinity Prediction-2 (CIFAP-2) to predict binding affinities of structurally related protein-ligand complexes. CIFAP-2 method is established based on a protein-ligand model from which computational affinity information is obtained by utilizing(More)
In this study, novel (E)-3-(5-substituted-1H-indol-3-yl)-1-(5,5,8,8-tetramethyl-5,6,7,8-tetrahydronaphthalen-2-yl)prop-2-en-1-one (5(a-e)) derivatives were synthesized and their anticancer effects were determined in vitro. Novel indole retinoid compounds except 5e have anti-proliferative capacity in liver, breast and colon cancer cell lines. This(More)
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