Selected Publications

(Full list at NCBI or Google Scholar or Researchgate or ORCID)

► Assidicky R, Tokat UM, Tarman IO, Saatci O, Ersan PG, Raza U, Ogul H, Riazalhosseini Y, Can T, Sahin O* (2022). Targeting HIF1-alpha/miR-326/ITGA5 axis potentiates chemotherapy response in triple-negative breast cancer. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment 193(2): 331-48. doi: 10.1007/s10549-022-06569-5

► Saatci O, Akbulut O, Cetin M, Sikirzhytski V, Sahin O* (2022). Targeting TACC3 represents a novel vulnerability in highly aggressive breast cancers with centrosome amplification. (preprint). doi: 10.1101/2022.05.18.492567

► Cicek E, Circir A, Oyken M, Akbulut Caliskan O, Dioken DN, Guntekin Ergun S, Cetin-Atalay R, Sapmaz A, Ovaa H, Sahin O, Erson-Bensan AE (2022). EGF-SNX3-EGFR axis drives tumor progression and metastasis in triple-negative breast cancers. Oncogene. 41(2):220-32. doi: 10.1038/s41388-021-02086-9

► Saatci O, Huynh-Dam KT, Sahin O* (2021). Endocrine resistance in breast cancer: from molecular mechanisms to therapeutic strategies. Journal of Molecular Medicine 99(12): 1691-710. doi: 10.1007/s00109-021-02136-5

► Bergholtz H, Carter JM, Cesano A, Cheang MCU, Church SE, Divakar P, Fuhrman CA, Goel S, Gong J, Guerriero JL, Hoang ML, Hwang ES, Kuasne H, Lee J, Liang Y, Mittendorf EA, Perez J, Prat A, Pusztai L, Reeves JW, Riazalhosseini Y, Richer JK, Sahin Ö, Sato H, Schlam I, Sørlie T, Stover DG, Swain SM, Swarbrick A, Thompson EA, Tolaney SM, Warren SE, on behalf of the GeoMx Breast Cancer Consortium (2021). Best Practices for Spatial Profiling for Breast Cancer Research with the GeoMx® Digital Spatial Profiler. Cancers 13(17): 4456. doi: 10.3390/cancers13174456

► Wang L, Londono LM, Cowell J, Saatci O, Aras M, Ersan PG, Serra S, Pei H, Clift R, Zhao Q, Phan KB, Huang L, LaBarre MJ, Li X, Shepard HM, Deaglio S, Linden J, Thanos CD, Sahin O, Cekic C (2021). Targeting Adenosine with Adenosine Deaminase 2 to Inhibit Growth of Solid Tumors. Cancer Research. 81(12):3319-32. doi: 10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-21-0340

► Saatci O, Kaymak A, Raza U, Ersan PG, Akbulut O, Banister CE, Sikirzhytski V, Tokat UM, Aykut G, Ansari SA, Dogan HT, Dogan M, Jandaghi P, Isik A, Gundogdu F, Kosemehmetoglu K, Dizdar O, Aksoy S, Akyol A, Uner A, Buckhaults PJ, Riazalhosseini Y, Sahin O* (2020). Targeting lysyl oxidase (LOX) overcomes chemotherapy resistance in triple negative breast cancer. Nature Communications. 11(1):2416. doi: 10.1038/s41467-020-16199-4

► Akbulut O, Lengerli D, Saatci O, Duman E, Seker UO, Isik A, Akyol A, Caliskan B, Banoglu E, Sahin O* (2020). A Highly Potent TACC3 Inhibitor as a Novel Anti-cancer Drug Candidate. Molecular Cancer Therapeutics. 19(6):1243–54. doi: 10.1158/1535-7163.MCT-19-0957

► Uretmen Kagiali ZC, Sanal E, Karayel O, Polat AN, Saatci O, Ersan PG, Trappe K, Renard BY, Onder TT, Tuncbag N, Sahin O, Ozlu N (2019). Systems-level Analysis Reveals Multiple Modulators of Epithelial-mesenchymal Transition and Identifies DNAJB4 and CD81 as Novel Metastasis Inducers in Breast Cancer. Mol Cell Proteomics 18(9): 1756-71. doi: 10.1074/mcp.RA119.001446

► Siddiqui A, Gollavilli PN, Schwab A, Vazakidou ME, Ersan PG, Ramakrishnan M, Pluim D, Coggins SA, Saatci O, Annaratone L, Schellens JHM, Kim B, Asangani IA, Rasheed SAK, Marchiò C, Sahin O, Ceppi P (2019). Thymidylate synthase maintains the de-differentiated state of triple negative breast cancers. Cell Death & Differentiation. 26(11):2223-36. doi: 10.1038/s41418-019-0289-6

► Saatci Ö, Borgoni S, Akbulut Ö, Durmuş S, Raza U, Eyüpoğlu E, Alkan C, Akyol A, Kütük Ö, Wiemann S, Sahin O* (2018). Targeting PLK1 overcomes T-DM1 resistance via CDK1-dependent phosphorylation and inactivation of Bcl-2/xL in HER2-positive breast cancer. Oncogene. 37(17):2251-69. doi: 10.1038/s41388-017-0108-9

► Mishra RR, Belder N, Ansari SA, Kayhan M, Bal H, Raza U, Ersan PG, Tokat ÜM, Eyüpoğlu E, Saatci Ö, Jandaghi P, Wiemann S, Üner A, Cekic C, Riazalhosseini Y, Sahin O* (2018). Reactivation of cAMP pathway by PDE4D inhibition represents a novel druggable axis for overcoming tamoxifen resistance in ER-positive breast cancer. Clinical Cancer Research. 24(8):1987-2001. doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-17-2776

► Raza U, Saatci Ö, Uhlmann S, Ansari SA, Eyüpoğlu E, Yurdusev E, Mutlu M, Ersan PG, Altundağ MK, Zhang JD, Doğan HT, Güler G, Şahin Ö* (2016). The miR-644a/CTBP1/p53 axis suppresses drug resistance by simultaneous inhibition of cell survival and epithelial-mesenchymal transition in breast cancer. Oncotarget 7(31): 49859-877. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.10489

► Xu J, Acharya S, Sahin O, Zhang Q, Saito Y, Yao J, Wang H, Li P, Zhang L, Lowery FJ, Kuo WL (2015). 14-3-3ζ turns TGF-β’s function from tumor suppressor to metastasis promoter in breast cancer by contextual changes of Smad partners from p53 to Gli2. Cancer Cell. 27(2):177-92. doi: 10.1016/j.ccell.2014.11.025

Sahin O, Wang Q, Brady SW, Ellis K, Wang H, Chang CC, Zhang Q, Priya P, Zhu R, Wong ST, Landis MD (2014). Biomarker-guided sequential targeted therapies to overcome therapy resistance in rapidly evolving highly aggressive mammary tumors. Cell Research. 24(5):542-59. doi: 10.1038/cr.2014.37

► Uhlmann S, Mannsperger H, Zhang JD, Horvat EÁ, Schmidt C, Küblbeck M, Henjes F, Ward A, Tschulena U, Zweig K, Korf U, Wiemann S, Sahin O* (2012). Global microRNA level regulation of EGFR‐driven cell‐cycle protein network in breast cancer. Molecular Systems Biology. 8(1):570-85. doi: 10.1038/msb.2011.100

► Jurmeister S, Baumann M, Balwierz A, Keklikoglou I, Ward A, Uhlmann S, Zhang JD, Wiemann S, Sahin O* (2012). MicroRNA-200c represses migration and invasion of breast cancer cells by targeting actin-regulatory proteins FHOD1 and PPM1F. Molecular and Cellular Biology. 32(3):633-51. doi: 10.1128/MCB.06212-11

► Uhlmann S, Zhang JD, Schwäger A, Mannsperger H, Riazalhosseini Y, Burmester S, Ward A, Korf U, Wiemann S, Sahin O* (2010). miR-200bc/429 cluster targets PLCgamma1 and differentially regulates proliferation and EGF-driven invasion than miR-200a/141 in breast cancer. Oncogene. 29(30):4297-306. doi: 10.1038/onc.2010.201

Sahin O, Löbke C, Korf U, Appelhans H, Sültmann H, Poustka A, Wiemann S, Arlt D (2007). Combinatorial RNAi for quantitative protein network analysis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 104(16):6579-84. doi: 10.1073/pnas.0606827104