Our Publications

Transcriptional and post-transcriptional regulations in agricultural species after stresses
S Tan, R Alex, T Unver

Frontiers in Genetics 13, 1127832

Colorimetric and fluorometric reverse transcription loop-mediated isothermal amplification (RT-LAMP) assay for diagnosis of SARS-CoV-2

G Alhamid, H Tombuloglu, D Motabagani, D Motabagani, AA Rabaan, ...

Functional & Integrative Genomics 22 (6), 1391-1401

A Review on Allium Biodiversity

A Bermúdez, J Martín, T Unver, P Hernández, G Dorado

Edible Alliums: Botany, Production and Uses, 20

Evolutionary divergence of duplicated genomes in newly described allotetraploid cottons

R Peng, Y Xu, S Tian, T Unver, Z Liu, Z Zhou, X Cai, K Wang, Y Wei, Y Liu, ...

Proceedings of the national academy of sciences 119 (39), e2208496119

Roles and regulatory mechanisms of microRNA in plant development, evolution, and adaptation

X Yang, T Unver, X Zhang, L Li

Frontiers in Plant Science 13, 995517

Data_Sheet_1_Capturing Wheat Phenotypes at the Genome Level. docx

B Hussain, BA Akpınar, M Alaux, AM Algharib, D Sehgal, Z Ali, GI Aradottir, ...


Capturing wheat phenotypes at the genome level

B Hussain, BA Akpınar, M Alaux, AM Algharib, D Sehgal, Z Ali, GI Aradottir, ...

Frontiers in Plant Science 13, 851079

Global gene expression profiling in congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) patients

K Gurunluoglu, M Dundar, T Unver, N Akpinar, IK Gokce, S Gurunluoglu, ...


Genome-wide exploration of oil biosynthesis genes in cultivated olive tree varieties (Olea europaea): insights into regulation of oil biosynthesis

R Vatansever, P Hernandez, FJ Escalante, G Dorado, T Unver

Functional & Integrative Genomics 22 (2), 171-178

Aegilops tauschii genome assembly Aet v5.0 features greater sequence contiguity and improved annotation

L Wang, T Zhu, JC Rodriguez, KR Deal, J Dubcovsky, PE McGuire, T Lux, ...

G3 11 (12), jkab325

Oil Crop Genomics

H Tombuloglu, T Unver, G Tombuloglu, KR Hakeem

Springer International Publishing

Genome wide MeDIP-Seq profiling of wild and cultivated olives trees suggests DNA methylation fingerprint on the sensory quality of olive oil

O Badad, N Lakhssassi, N Zaid, A El Baze, Y Zaid, J Meksem, ...

Plants 10 (7), 1405

Comparative transcriptome analysis of resistant and cultivated tomato lines in response to Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. michiganensis

H Basim, E Basim, H Tombuloglu, T Unver

Genomics 113 (4), 2455-2467

Wheat genomics and breeding: bridging the gap.

B Hussain, BA Akpınar, M Alaux, AM Algharib, D Sehgal, Z Ali, R Appels, ...

AgriRxiv, 20210081805

CRISPR/Cas: A powerful tool for gene function study and crop improvement

D Zhang, Z Zhang, T Unver, B Zhang

Journal of Advanced Research 29, 207-221

Olive-tree genome sequencing: towards a better understanding of oil biosynthesis

M Aydin, H Tombuloglu, P Hernandez, G Dorado, T Unver

Oil Crop Genomics, 75-87

Applications of CRISPR/Cas9 in Oil Crops to Improve Oil Composition

S Smajlovic, A Frkatovic, H Sabit, H Tombuloglu, T Unver

Oil Crop Genomics, 383-391

Integrated Omics Analysis of Benzylisoquinoline Alkaloid (BIA) Metabolism in Opium Poppy (Papaver somniferum L.)

K Yucebilgili Kurtoglu, T Unver

Oil Crop Genomics, 291-315

CRISPR Applications in Crops

N Alqahantani, B Alotaibi, R Alshumrani, M Bamhrez, T Unver, ...

Oil Crop Genomics, 367-381

Barley long non-coding RNAs (lncRNA) responsive to excess boron

T Unver, H Tombuloglu

Genomics 112 (2), 1947-1955

MicroRNAbased biotechnology for Medicago improvement

B Zhang, T Unver

The Model Legume Medicago truncatula, 987-990

Two novel methylesterases from Olea europaea contribute to the catabolism of oleoside-type secoiridoid esters (vol 250, pg 2083, 2019)

J Volk, A Sarafeddinov, T Unver, S Marx, J Tretzel, J Zotzel, H Warzecha

PLANTA 250 (6), 2099-2099

Two novel methylesterases from Olea europaea contribute to the catabolism of oleoside-type secoiridoid esters

J Volk, A Sarafeddinov, T Unver, S Marx, J Tretzel, J Zotzel, H Warzecha

Planta 250, 2083-2097

Polymerase chain reaction (PCR)

G Dorado, G Besnard, T Unver, P Hernández Molina


Nucleic-acid sequencing

G Dorado, S Gálvez, H Budak, T Unver, P Hernández Molina


A critical and speculative review on microRNA technology in crop improvement: Current challenges and future directions

B Zhang, T Unver

Plant Science 274, 193-200

CRISPR/Cas9: an RNAguided highly precise synthetic tool for plant genome editing

Y Demirci, B Zhang, T Unver

Journal of Cellular Physiology 233 (3), 1844-1859

First draft genome assembly of the Argane tree (Argania spinosa)

S Khayi, NE Azza, F Gaboun, S Pirro, O Badad, MG Claros, DA Lightfoot, ...

F1000Research 7

Barley Long Non-Coding RNAs and Their Tissue-Specific Co-expression Pattern with Coding-Transcripts

G Karakülah, T Unver

BioRxiv, 229559

Genome of wild olive and the evolution of oil biosynthesis

T Unver, Z Wu, L Sterck, M Turktas, R Lohaus, Z Li, M Yang, L He, T Deng, ...

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 114 (44), E9413-E9422

Discovery Of Drought-Responsive Transposable Element-Related Peach miRNAs

AK Pekmezci, G Karakülah, T Unver

bioRxiv, doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/143115

MicroRNA exocytosis by large dense-core vesicle fusion

A Gümürdü, R Yildiz, E Eren, G Karakülah, T Ünver, Ş Genç, Y Park

Scientific reports 7 (1), 45661

A high-efficiency CRISPR/Cas9 system for targeted mutagenesis in Cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.)

C Li, T Unver, B Zhang

Scientific reports 7 (1), 43902

Molecular markers

G Dorado, T Unver, H Budak, P Hernández Molina


Differential Expression of Hyperhydricity Responsive Peach miRNAs

E Diler, T Unver, G Karakülah

Journal of Integrative Bioinformatics 15 (3), 308

PeTMbase: A Database of Plant Endogenous Target Mimics (eTMs)

G Karakulah, K Kurtoglu Yucebilgili, T Unver

Plos One 11 (12), e0167698

Differentiation of bread wheat transcription factors against major abiotic stresses

G Akdogan, M Turktas, E Tufekci, T Unver

Manipulating the Biosynthesis of Bioactive Compound Alkaloids for Next-Generation Metabolic Engineering in Opium Poppy Using CRISPR-Cas 9 Genome Editing Technology

Y Alagoz, T Gurkok, B Zhang, T Unver

Nature (Scientific Reports) 2016 (6), 30910

Global transcriptome analysis reveals differences in gene expression patterns between nonhyperhydric and hyperhydric peach leaves

Y Bakir, V Eldem, G Zararsiz, T Unver

The plant genome 9 (2), plantgenome2015.09.0080

miRNA-based drought regulation in wheat

G Akdogan, ED Tufekci, S Uranbey, T Unver

Functional & integrative genomics 16, 221-233

Drought-Responsive Hsp70 Gene Analysis in Populus at Genome-Wide Level

EN Yer, MC Baloglu, UT Ziplar, S Ayan, T Unver

Plant molecular biology reporter 34, 483-500

Aquaporins in boron-tolerant barley: identification, characterization, and expression analysis

H Tombuloglu, I Ozcan, G Tombuloglu, S Sakcali, T Unver

Plant Molecular Biology Reporter 34, 374-386

Functional Characterization of 4OMT and 7OMT Genes in BIA Biosynthesis

T Gurkok, E Ozhuner, I Parmaksiz, S Özcan, M Turktas, A Ipek, I Demirtas, ...

Frontiers in plant science 7, 98

Genome-wide characterization and expression analysis of common bean bHLH transcription factors in response to excess salt concentration

M Kavas, MC Baloğlu, ES Atabay, UT Ziplar, HY Daşgan, T Ünver

Molecular genetics and genomics 291, 129-143

Identification and sequence analysis of alkaloid biosynthesisgenes in Papaver section Oxytona

Y ALAGÖZ, T GÜRKÖK, I Parmaksiz, T Ünver

Turkish Journal of Biology 40 (1), 174-183

De novo whole genome sequencing of olive tree (Olea europaea L.)

T Unver, M Turktas, G Dorado, P Hernandez, Y Van de Peer

Abstract of the XXIV international plant & animal genome, San Diego, CA, USA …

Transcriptome analysis of wheat inoculated with Fusarium graminearum

M Erayman, M Turktas, G Akdogan, T Gurkok, B Inal, E Ishakoglu, E Ilhan, ...

Frontiers in Plant Science 6, 867

Antimicrobial Polypeptides in the Control of Plant Pathogenic Bacteria

V Eldem, Y Bakir, T Unver

Sustainable Approaches to Controlling Plant Pathogenic Bacteria, 123

Hexaploid wheat (Triticum aestivum) root miRNome analysis in response to salt stress

H Eren, MY Pekmezci, S Okay, M Turktas, B Inal, E Ilhan, M Atak, ...

Annals of Applied Biology 167 (2), 208-216

Transcriptome profiling of alkaloid biosynthesis in elicitor induced opium poppy

T Gurkok, M Turktas, I Parmaksiz, T Unver

Plant Molecular Biology Reporter 33, 673-688

Regulation of the alkaloid biosynthesis by mi RNA in opium poppy

H Boke, E Ozhuner, M Turktas, I Parmaksiz, S Ozcan, T Unver

Plant biotechnology journal 13 (3), 409-420

High-throughput transcriptome analysis of barley (Hordeum vulgare) exposed to excessive boron

G Tombuloglu, H Tombuloglu, MS Sakcali, T Unver

Gene 557 (1), 71-81

Isolation, molecular characterization and functional analysis of OeMT2, an olive metallothionein with a bioremediation potential

E Dundar, GD Sonmez, T Unver

Molecular genetics and genomics 290, 187-199

miR408 overexpression causes increased drought tolerance in chickpea

M Hajyzadeh, M Turktas, KM Khawar, T Unver

Gene 555 (2), 186-193

Genomics and transcriptomics for utilization of plant genetic resources and crop improvement.

T Ünver, G Dorado, B Zhang

Turkish Journal of Agriculture and Forestry 39 (3)

Sequencing of plant genomes–a review


Turkish Journal of Agriculture and Forestry 39, 361-376

Genome-wide fungal stress responsive miRNA expression in wheat

B Inal, M Türktaş, H Eren, E Ilhan, S Okay, M Atak, M Erayman, T Unver

Planta 240, 1287-1298

Diverse expression pattern of wheat transcription factors against abiotic stresses in wheat species

MC Baloglu, B Inal, M Kavas, T Unver

Gene 550 (1), 117-122

Transcriptome-wide identification of bread wheat WRKY transcription factors in response to drought stress

S Okay, E Derelli, T Unver

Molecular Genetics and Genomics 289, 765-781

Classification of RNA-Seq data via bagging support vector machines

G Zararsiz, D Goksuluk, S Korkmaz, V Eldem, IP Duru, T Unver, A Ozturk

bioRxiv, 007526

Genome-wide analysis of the bZIP transcription factors in cucumber

MC Baloglu, V Eldem, M Hajyzadeh, T Unver

PloS one 9 (4), e96014

MLSeq package: Machine Learning Interface to RNA-Seq Data

G Zararsiz, D Goksuluk, S Korkmaz, V Eldem, IP Duru, T Unver, A Ozturk

Isolation and expression analysis of cDNAs that are associated with alternate bearing in Olea europaeaL. cv. Ayvalık

E Dündar, Ö Suakar, T Unver, A Dagdelen

BMC genomics 14 (1), 1-14

Genome-wide identification of alternate bearing-associated microRNAs (miRNAs) in olive (Olea europaeaL.)

H Yanik, M Turktas, E Dundar, P Hernandez, G Dorado, T Unver

BMC plant biology 13 (1), 1-22

Proteome changes in wild and modern wheat leaves upon drought stress by two-dimensional electrophoresis and nanoLC-ESI–MS/MS

H Budak, BA Akpinar, T Unver, M Turktas

Plant molecular biology 83, 89-103

DNA SSR fingerprinting analysis among cherry laurel (Prunus laurocerasus L.) types

M Hajyzadeh, A Cavusoglu, M Sulusoglu, T Unver

Journal of Food, Agriculture & Environment 11 (2), 630-638

Transcriptome-wide identification of R2R3-MYB transcription factors in barley with their boron responsive expression analysis

H Tombuloglu, G Kekec, MS Sakcali, T Unver

Molecular genetics and genomics 288, 141-155

In planta evidence for the involvement of a ubiquitin conjugating enzyme (UBC E2 clade) in negative regulation of disease resistance

T Unver, M Turktas, H Budak

Plant Molecular Biology Reporter 31, 323-334

Nutrition metabolism plays an important role in the alternate bearing of the olive tree (Olea europaea L.)

M Turktas, B Inal, S Okay, EG Erkilic, E Dundar, P Hernandez, G Dorado, ...

PloS one 8 (3), e59876

Boron stress responsive microRNAs and their targets in barley

E Ozhuner, V Eldem, A Ipek, S Okay, S Sakcali, B Zhang, H Boke, T Unver

PloS one 8 (3), e59543

Plant microRNAs: new players in functional genomics

V Eldem, S Okay, T Ünver

Turkish Journal of Agriculture and Forestry 37 (1), 1-21

Genome-Wide Identification of miRNAs Responsive to Drought in Peach (Prunus persica) by High-Throughput Deep Sequencing

V Eldem, U Çelikkol Akçay, E Ozhuner, Y Bakır, S Uranbey, T Unver

PloS one 7 (12), e50298

Micro-RNA Regulation for Boron Toxicity Tolerance in Barley

T Unver, EG Erkilic, V Eldem, S Sakcali, A Ipek, S Uranbey, S Ozcan


Characterization of Novel Opium Poppy Micro-RNAs: A New Insight for Alkaloid Biosynthesis

T Unver, A Ipek, I Parmaksiz, S Uranbey, S Ozcan


Regulation of barley miRNAs upon dehydration stress correlated with target gene expression

M Kantar, T Unver, H Budak

Functional & integrative genomics 10, 493-507

Identification of conserved micro-RNAs and their target transcripts in opium poppy (Papaver somniferum L.)

T Unver, İ Parmaksız, E Dündar

Plant cell reports 29, 757-769

Genome-wide profiling and analysis of Festuca arundinacea miRNAs and transcriptomes in response to foliar glyphosate application

T Unver, M Bakar, RC Shearman, H Budak

Molecular Genetics and Genomics 283, 397-413

Genome sequencing and analysis of the model grass Brachypodium distachyon

DNA sequencing and assembly Barry Kerrie 5 Lucas Susan 5 Harmon-Smith ...

Nature 463 (7282), 763-768

Conserved microRNAs and their targets in model grass species Brachypodium distachyon

T Unver, H Budak

Planta 230, 659-669

A new ZTL-type F-box functions as a positive regulator in disease resistance: VIGS analysis in barley against powdery mildew

YF Dagdas, G Dagdas, T Unver, MS Akkaya

Physiological and molecular plant pathology 74 (1), 41-44

Review of current methodological approaches for characterizing microRNAs in plants

T Unver, DM Namuth-Covert, H Budak

International journal of plant genomics 2009

Virus-induced gene silencing, a post transcriptional gene silencing method

T Unver, H Budak

International journal of plant genomics 2009

Identification of differentially expressed transcripts from leaves of the boron tolerant plant Gypsophila perfoliata L.

T Unver, O Bozkurt, MS Akkaya

Plant cell reports 27, 1411-1422

Genes associated with resistance to wheat yellow rust disease identified by differential display analysis

O Bozkurt, T Unver, MS Akkaya

Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology 71 (4), 251-259

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