PUBLICATIONS:

Cekic C and Linden J. Purinergic signalling of the immune system. Nat Rev Immunol. 2016 Feb 29;16(3):177-92

Richard N. Hanna, Caglar Cekic, Duygu Sag, Manesh Chittezhath, Rob Tacke, Graham Thomas, Heba Nowyhed, Erica Herrley, Nicole Rasquinha, Sara McArdle, Amy Wu, Iftach Shaked, Grzegorz Chodaczek, Subhra K. Biswas, and Catherine C. Hedrick. Patrolling monocytes control tumor metastasis to the lung. Science, 2015 Nov 20;350(6263):985-90.

Duygu Sag*, Caglar Cekic*, Joel Linden and Catherine C Hedrick. ATP-binding Cassette Transporter G1 Links Cholesterol Homeostasis and Tumor Immunity. [*indicates equal contribution] Nature Communications. 6:6354 (2015)

Caglar Cekic and Joel Linden. Adenosine A2A receptor intrinsically regulates CD8+ T cell maintenance in solid tumor microenvironment Cancer Research, 74(24):7239-49 (2014)

Caglar Cekic, Duygu Sag, Yuan-Ji Day and Joel Linden. Myeloid expression of Adenosine A2A receptor suppresses T and NK cell responses in tumor microenvironment Cancer Research, 74(24):7250-9 (2014)

Caglar Cekic, Duygu Sag, Yuan-Ji Day and Joel Linden. Extracellular adenosine regulates naïve T cell development and peripheral maintenance. The Journal of Experimental Medicine. 210 (12): 2693 (2013)

Caglar Cekic, Duygu Sag, Yuesheng Li, Robert M. Strieter, Dan Theodorescu, and Joel Linden. Adenosine A2B receptor blockade slows growth of bladder and breast tumors. The Journal of Immunology,188(1):198-205 (2012).

Joel Linden and Caglar Cekic. Regulation of lymphocyte function by adenosine. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular BiologyReview article (2012)

Caglar Cekic, Carolyn R. Casella, Duygu Sag, Frann Antignano, Joey Kolb, Jill Suttles, Michael Hughes, Gerald Krystal, and Thomas C. Mitchell. MyD88-dependent SHIP1 regulates pro-inflammatory signaling pathways in dendritic cells after monophosphoryl lipid A stimulation of TLR4. The Journal of Immunology, 186: 3858-3865 (2011).

Caglar Cekic, Structure-function studies on low-toxicity TLR4 stimulation. Ph.D. Doctoral Dissertation, University of Louisville, ISBN:9781244698239, (2009).

Caglar Cekic, Carolyn R. Casella, Chelsea A. Eaves, Atsushi Matsuzawa, Hidenori Ichijo, and Thomas C. Mitchell. Selective activation of the p38 MAPK pathway by synthetic monophosphoryl Lipid A. The Journal of Biological Chemistry284, 31982-31991 (2009).

Huizhi Wang, Carlos A. Garcia, Kunal Rehani, Caglar Cekic, Pascale Alard, Denis F. Kinane, Thomas Mitchell, and Michael Martin. IFN-beta production by TLR4-stimulated innate immune cells is negatively regulated by GSK3-beta. The Journal of Immunology181: 6797–6802 (2008).

Verónica Mata-Haro, Caglar Cekic, Michael Martin, Paula M. Chilton, Carolyn R. Casella, Thomas C. Mitchell. The vaccine adjuvant monophosphoryl lipid A as a TRIF-biased agonist of TLR4. Science, 316, 1628 (2007).