2021                        Cevik S, Alabdi L, Pneg X, Beyer T, ZOrluer A, Pir MS, Yenisert F, Shaheen R, Woerz F, HoffamannF, Altunkaynak B, Pir B, Boldt K, Karaman A, Cakiroglu M, Oner SS, Cao Y, Ueffing M, Alkuraya FS, Kaplan OI, WDR31 is a novel ciliopathy protein displaying functional redundancy with GTPase-activating proteins ELMOD and RP2 in recruiting BBSome to cilium; bioRxiv 2021.06.10.445528; doi:




2021                        MS Pir, HI Bilgin, A Sayici, F Coskun, FM Torun, P Zhao, Y Kang, S Cevik, Kaplan OI, ConVarT: a search engine for matching human genetic variants with variants from non-human species, Nucleic Acids Res (Accepted) Deposited to bioRxiv 2021.01.07.424951; doi:


 2021                       Torun MF, Bilgin, Kaplan OI, MSABrowser: dynamic and fast visualization of sequence alignments, variations, and annotations, Bioinformatics Advances (Accepted)Deposited to bioRxiv 2021.04.05.426321; doi:

2021                        Cevik, Kaplan OI, The Joubert syndrome protein CEP41 is excluded from the distal segment of cilia in C. elegans, microPublication Biology,


2021                        Cevik S, Kaplan OI, Subcellular localization of the voltage-gated K+ channel EGL-36, a member of the KV3 subfamily, in the ciliated sensory neurons in C. elegansmicroPublication Biology10.17912/micropub.biology.000367 .




2018                        Kimura Y, Tsutsumi K, Konno A, Ikegami K, Hameed S, Kaneko T, Kaplan OI, Teramoto T, Fujiwara M, Ishihara T, Blacque OE,&Setou M, Environmental responsiveness of tubulin glutamylation in sensory cilia is regulated by the p38 MAPK pathway, Scientific Reports.


2016                        Kaplan OI, Berber B, Hekim N & Doluca O G-quadruplex prediction in E. coli genome reveals a conserved putative-quadruplex-Hairpin-Duplex switch, Nucleic Acids Res. 2016 Sep 4. pii: gkw769

2013                        Cevik S, Sanders AA, Van Wij E,  Boldt K, , Clarke L, van Reeuwijk J, Hori Y, Horn N, Hetterschijt N, Wdowicz A, Mullins A, Kida K, Kaplan OI, C. van Beersum SE, Man Wu K, Letteboer SFJ, Mans DA, Katada T, Kontani K, Ueffing M, Roepman R, Kremer H & Blacque OE, Active transport and diffusion barriers restrict Joubert Syndrome-associated ARL13B/ARL-13 to an Inv-like ciliary membrane subdomain, Plos Genetics9(12): e1003977. doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1003977


2012                        Kaplan OI*, Doroques D*, Cevik S, Bowie RV, Clarke L, Sanders AA, Kida K Sengupta P&Blacque OE, Endocytosis facilitates proteins and membrane transport to C. elegans sensory cilia, Current Biology; * Authors contributed equally , Volume 22, Issue 6, Pages 451–460

2010                        Kaplan OI , Molla-Herman A, Cevik S, Ghossoub R, Kida K, Kimura Y, Jenkins P, Martens JR,  Setou M, Benmerah A & Blacque OE,  AP-1 adaptor facilitates cilium formation and functions with RAB-8 in C. elegans ciliary membrane transport, Journal of Cell Science  ;123(Pt 22):3966-77.

2010                        Kimura Y, Ikegami K, Kurabe N, Tsutsumi K,  Konishi Y, Kaplan OI, Kunitomo H, Iino Y, Blacque OE and Setou M, Bidirectional tubulin modification by glutamylase TTLL-4 and deglutamylase CPH-1 in sensory cilia Journal of Biological ChemistryJul 23;285(30):22936-41


2010                        Cevik S, Hori Y, Kaplan OI,  Kida K,  Toivenon T, Cottell D, Katada T,  Kontani K& Blacque OE, Joubert Syndrome Arl13b functions at ciliary membranes and stabilizes protein transport in C. Elegans,  Journal of Cell Biology, ;188(6):953-69.

2008                        Blacque OE., Cevik S, Kaplan OI, Intraflagellar transport: from molecular characterisation to mechanism, Frontiers in Bioscience, 13:2633-52.

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