Selected Publications

Publications at UB:

(*Corresponding author)

29. Bozelli J.C., Lu D., Atilla-Gokcumen G.E., and Epand R.* Promotion of plasmalogen biosynthesis reverse lipid changes in a Barth Syndrome cell model. Accepted BBA-Cell and Molecular Biology of Lipids.

28. Parisi L.R., Sowlati-Hashjin , Berhane I.A., Carter K.A., Lovell J.F., Chemler S.R., Karttunen M., Atilla-Gokcumen G.E.* Membrane disruption by very long chain fatty acids during necroptosis.  ACS Chem. Bio. 2019 14:2286-2294.


27. Li N., Saitou M., Atilla-Gokcumen G.E.* p38 MAPK pathway is Involved in Triacylglycerol and Lipid Droplet Accumulation during Apoptosis. Proteomics, 2019, 1900160-1900167.

26. Chavez N., Montes A., Bisson M., Atilla-Gokcumen G. E.*; Aga D. S High-resolution mass spectrometry-based metabolomics reveal the disruption of jasmonic pathway upon copper nanoparticles exposure in Arabidopsis thaliana. STOTEN 2019 693:133443


25. Matich E.**, Chavez N. S.**, Aga D. S.*, Atilla-Gokcumen G. E.* Applications of Metabolomics in Assessing Ecological Effects of Emerging Contaminants and Pollutants on Plants. J Haz Mat. 2019, 373, 527-535.

24. Brovkovych V., Aldrich A., Li N., Atilla-Gokcumen G. E.*, Frasor J.* Extraction of Lipids and Lipid-derived Metabolites in Probing Breast Cancer Cell Biology. Proteomics, 19:1800370-1800378

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23. Chavez N. S., Aga D. S.*, Atilla-Gokcumen G. E.* Lipidomics Reveals Insights on the Biological Effects of Copper Oxide Nanoparticles on a Human Colon Carcinoma Cell Line. Mol. Omics2019 15:30-38. Selected as cover article

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22. Wang S. S, Guo Y., del Solar V., Yu X., Antonopoulos A., Friedman A. E., Matich E. K., Atilla-Gokcumen G. E., Nasirikenari M., Lau J. T., Dell A., Haslam S. M., Laine R., Matta K. L.*, Neelamegham S.* Thioglycosides are Effective Metabolic Inhibitors of Cellular Glycosylation. Cell Chem. Bio. 2018 25:1-14.

21. Brovkovych V., Izhar Y., Danes J., Dubrovskyi O., Sakallioglu I. T., Morrow L. M., Atilla-Gokcumen G. E.*, Frasor J.* Fatostatin Induces Pro- and Anti-apoptotic Lipid Accumulation in Breast Cancer. Oncogenesis 2018 7:66.

20. He P., Matich E. K., Yonkos L. T., Friedman A. E., Atilla-Gokcumen G. E., Aga, D. S. (2018) Mass spectrometry based detection of Vitellogenin peptides across fish species for assessing exposure to Estrogenic compounds in aquatic environments. Accepted Science of the Total Environment

19. Saitou M.**, Lizardo D. Y.**, Taskent R. O., Millner A., Gokcumen O.*, Atilla-Gokcumen G. E.*, (2018) An evolutionary transcriptomics approach links CD36 to membrane remodeling in replicative senescence Molecular Omics 4:237-245. Cover article

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18. Quiñones Lombraña A.**, Li N. **, del Solar V.**, Atilla-Gokcumen G. E., and Blanco J. G.* (2018) CBR1 rs9024 genotype status impacts the bioactivation of loxoprofen in human liver Accepted Biopharmaceutics & Drug Disposition 39:315-318(**equal contribution)

17. Miranda D., Li N., Li C., Stefanovic F., Atilla-Gokcumen G. E., Lovell J. F. (2018) Detection of Sunlight Exposure with Solar-Sensitive Liposomes that Capture and Release Food Dyes. ACS Applied Nano Materials. 2018, 6, 2739-2747.

16. Parisi L.R., Morrow L.M., Visser M.B., Atilla-Gokcumen G.E.* (2018) Turning the spotlight on lipids in non-apoptotic cell death. ACS Chem. Bio. 13(3):506-515


15. Matich E., Ghafari H., Camgoz E.**, Caliskan E.**, Pfeifer B., Haznedaroglu B.Z.*, Atilla-Gokcumen G.E.* (2018) Time series lipidomics analysis of green microalgae under nutrient stress. Biofuel and Biotech 11:29 (** undergraduate researcher)


14. Li N., Sancak Y., Frasor J.M., Atilla-Gokcumen G. E.* (2018) A protective role for triacylglycerols during apoptosis. Biochem 57:72-80. TOC copy.jpg


13. Lizardo D.Y., Parisi L., Li N., Atilla-Gokcumen G. E.* (2018) Non-canonical roles of lipids in different cell fates. Biochem, 57:22-29 copy.jpg


12. Parisi L.R., Li N., Atilla-Gokcumen G.E.* (2017) Very Long Chain Fatty Acids are Functionally Involved in Necroptosis. Cell Chem Biol DOI: 10.1016/j.chembiol.2017.08.026

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11.Chavez Soria N. G., Montes A., Bisson M. A., Atilla-Gokcumen G. E.*, Aga D. S.* (2017) Mass Spectrometry-based Metabolic Profiling to Assess Uptake and Effects of Silver Nanoparticles on Arabidopsis thaliana Env. Sci. Nano, 4: 1944-1953.


10. Luo, D.; Geng, J.; Li, N.; Carter, K. A.; Shao, S.; Atilla-Gokcumen, G. E.; Lovell, J. F. (2017) Vessel-Targeted Chemophototherapy with Cationic Porphyrin-Phospholipid Liposomes. Mol. Cancer Ther., 16 (11), 2452-2461

9. Miranda, D.; Carter, K.; Luo, D.; Shao, S.; Geng, J.; Li, C.; Chitgupi, U.; Turowski, S. G.; Li, N.; Atilla-Gokcumen, G. E.; Spernyak, J. A.; Lovell, J. F. 2017Multifunctional Liposomes for Image-Guided Intratumoral Chemo-Phototherapy. Adv. Healthc. Mater., 6 (16). 1700253

8. Lizardo D.Y., Lin Y. T., Gokcumen O.*, Atilla-Gokcumen G.E.* (2016) Regulation of Lipids is Central to Replicative Senescence. (2017) Mol BioSystems13 (3), 498-509 Identified as “HOT” article.



7. Matich E., Butryn D., Ghafari H., del Solar V., Camgoz E., Pfeifer B., Aga D., Haznedaroglu B.Z., Atilla-Gokcumen G.E. (2016) Mass Spectrometry-based Metabolomics of Value-added Biochemicals from Non-model Microalgae, Algal Research 19:146-54


6. Li N., Lizardo D., Atilla-Gokcumen G.E. (2016) Specific Triacylglycerols Accumulate via Increased Lipogenesis During 5-FU-induced Apoptosis, ACS Chem. Biol. 11(9):2583-7



5.Luo D, Li N, Carter KA, Lin C, Geng J, Shao S, Huang WC, Qin Y, Atilla-Gokcumen GE, Lovell JF. (2016) Rapid light-triggered drug release in liposomes containing small amounts of unsaturated and porphyrin-phospholipids. Small. 12(22): 3039-47.


4.Mondal N, Stolfa G, Antonopoulos A, Zhu Y, Wang SS, Buffone A Jr, Atilla-Gokcumen GE, Haslam SM, Dell A, Neelamegham S. (2016) Glycosphingolipids on Human Myeloid Cells Stabilize E-Selectin-Dependent Rolling in the Multistep Leukocyte Adhesion Cascade. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 36(4): 718-27.


3.del Solar, V., Lizardo, D., Li, N., Hurst, J., Brais, C., Atilla-Gokcumen, G. E. (2015) Differential Regulation of Specific Sphingolipids in Colon Cancer Cells during Staurosporine-Induced Apoptosis. Chemistry & Biology 22, 1662-70.

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2. Horner IJ, Kraut ND, Hurst JJ, Rook AM, Collado CM, Atilla-Gokcumen GE, Maziarz EP, Liu XM, Merchea MM, Bright FV. (2015) Effects of Polyhexamethylene Biguanide and Polyquaternium-1 on Phospholipid Bilayer Structure and DynamicsJ Phys Chem B. 119(33): 10531-42.


1. Singh, R. R., Lester Y., Linden, K.,G., Love, N., G., Atilla-Gokcumen, G., E., Aga, D., S. (2015) Application of metabolite profiling tools and time-of-flight mass spectrometry in the identification of transformation products of iopromide and iopamidol during advanced oxidation. Environ Sci Technol. 49(5), pp 2983-2990

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Publications prior to UB:

Atilla-Gokcumen, G. E, Eggert, U. S. (2015) A comparative LC-MS based profiling approach to analyze lipid composition in tissue culture systems. In D. Owen (Ed.) Methods in Membrane Lipids New York, Springer;1232:103-13.


Muro E.*, Atilla-Gokcumen G.E.*, Eggert, U. S. (2014) Lipids in cell biology – how can we understand them better? Mol Bio Cell 5;25(12):1819-1823 (*Contributed equally)

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Atilla-Gokcumen G. E.*, Muro E.*, Relat-Goberna J., Sasse S., Bedigian A.V., Coughlin, M., Garcia-Manyes, S., Eggert, U. S. (2014) Dividing cells regulate their lipid composition and localization. Cell 156, 428-439. (*Contributed equally).

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Atilla-Gokcumen, G. E., Bedigian, A. V., Sasse, S., and Eggert, U. S. (2011) Inhibition of glycosphingolipid biosynthesis induces cytokinesis failure, J Am Chem Soc 133, 10010-10013.

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