Publications

  • Yan, F.; Gunay, G.; Valerio, T. I.; Wang, C.; Wilson, J. A.; Haddad, M. S.; Watson, M.; Connell, M. O.; Davidson, N.; Fung, K.-M.; Acar, H.; Tang, Q. Characterization and Quantification of Necrotic Tissues and Morphology in Multicellular Ovarian Cancer Tumor Spheroids Using Optical Coherence Tomography. Biomed. Opt. Express, BOE (2021), 12 (6), 3352–3371. https://doi.org/10.1364/BOE.425512.

  • Bensen, Ryan C., Gokhan Gunay, Matthew C. Finneran, Isha Jhingan, Handan Acar, and Anthony W. G. Burgett. Small Molecule Targeting of Oxysterol-Binding Protein (OSBP)-Related Protein 4 and OSBP Inhibits Ovarian Cancer Cell Proliferation in Monolayer and Spheroid Cell Models. ACS Pharmacology & Translational Science, (2021). https://doi.org/10.1021/acsptsci.0c00207.

  • Hamsici, S., Gokhan Gunay, Hande A. Kirit, Advika Kamatar, Kendrick Loving, and Handan Acar. CHAPTER 9 Drug Delivery Applications of Peptide Materials. In Peptide-Based Biomaterials, 291–334. The Royal Society of Chemistry, (2021). https://doi.org/10.1039/9781839161148-00291.

  • Kamatar, Advika, Gokhan Gunay, and Handan Acar. Natural and Synthetic Biomaterials for Engineering Multicellular Tumor Spheroids. Polymers 12, no. 11 (2020): 2506. https://doi.org/10.3390/polym12112506.

  • Gunay, G; Kirit, H.A.; Kamatar, A.; Baghdasaryan, O.; Hamsici, S.; Acar, H.; The Effects of Size and Shape of the Ovarian Cancer Spheroids on the Drug Resistance and Migration. Gynecologic Oncology 159, no. 2 (2020): 563–72. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ygyno.2020.09.002.

  • Donahue, N. D.; Acar, H.; Wilhelm, S.; Concepts of Nanoparticle Cellular Uptake, Intracellular Trafficking, and Kinetics in Nanomedicine. Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews (2019). https://doi.org/10.1016/J.ADDR.2019.04.008.

  • Schnorenberg, M.R.; Bellairs, J.A.; Samaeekia, R.; Acar, H.; Tirrell, M.V.; LaBelle, J.L.; Activating the Intrinsic Pathway of Apoptosis Using BIM BH3 Peptides Delivered by Peptide Amphiphiles with Endosomal Release; Materials, (2019).

  • Wilhelm, S., Acar, H., Harrison, R. J., Mao, C., Mukherjee, P., Ramesh, R., McNally, L. Translation is key. Nature Nanotechnology. (2018).

  • Piatkovsky, M, Acar, H., Marciel, A., Tirrell M.V., Herzberg, M., A zwitterionic block-copolymer, based on glutamic acid and lysine, reduces the biofouling of UF and RO membranes; Journal of Membrane Science, (2018).

  • Ziemba, C., Khavkin, M., Priftis, D., Acar, H., Mao, J., Ben-Ami, M., Gottlieb, M., Tirrell, M.V., Kaufman, Y., Herzberg, M.; Antifouling Properties of a Self-Assembling Glutamic Acid-Lysine Zwitterionic Polymer Surface Coating, Langmuir, (2018).

  • Acar, H.;Ting, J.; Srivastava,S.; LaBelle, J.L.; Tirrell, M.; Molecular Engineering Solutions for Therapeutic Peptide Delivery, Chemical Society Reviews, (2017), invited cover article.

  • Acar, H.; Samaeekia, R.; Schnorenberg, M.R.; Sasmal, D. K.; Tirrell, M. V.; LaBelle J.L.; Cathepsin-Mediated Cleavage of Peptides from Peptide Amphiphiles Leads to Enhanced Intracellular Peptide Accumulation; Bioconjugate Chemistry, (2017).

  • Barrett, J.C.; Mellas, M.J.; Acar, H.; Peptides in immunoengineering, Book Title: Peptide Applications in Biomedicine, Biotechnology and Bioengineering, Elsevier (2017).

  • Acar, H.; Srivastava,S.; Chung, E. J.; Schnorenberg, M.R.; Barrett, J.C.; LaBelle, J.L.; Tirrell, M.; Self-Assembling Peptide-Based Building Blocks in Medical Applications; Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews; 110-111, 65-79 (2016).

  • Acar, H.; Banerjee, S.; Shi, H.; Jamshidi, R.; Hashemi, N.; Cho, M.; Montazami, R. Transient Biocompatible Polymeric Platforms for Long-Term Controlled Release of Therapeutic Proteins and Vaccines; Materials; 9(5), 321 (2016).

  • Okyay, A.K.; Hanoglu, O.; Yuksel, M.; Acar, H.; Sulek, S.; Tekcan, B.; Agan, S.; Biyikli, N.; Guler, M.O.; Using nanogap in label-free impedance based electrical biosensors to overcome electrical double layer effect; Microsystem Technologies; 1-9 (2015).

  • Acar, H.; Cinar, S.; Thunga, M.; Kessler, M.R.; Hashemi, N.; Montazami, R.; Study of physically transient insulating materials for transient and biocompatible electronics; Advanced Functional Materials; 24(26), 4135–4143 (2014).

  • Acar, H.; Garifullin, R.; Aygun, L.E.; Okyay, A.K.; Guler, M.O.; Amyloid-like peptide nanofiber templated titania nanostructures as dye sensitized solar cell anodic materials; Journal of Materials Chemistry A; 1, 10979-84 (2013).

  • Acar, H.; Karakışla, M.; Saçak, M.; Preparation and characterization of conductive polypyrrole/kaolinite composites; Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing; 16 845-50 (2013).

  • Acar, H.; Karakışla, M.; Saçak, M.; Preparation of potassium persulfate-mediated conducting polypyrrole/polyacrylonitrile composite fibers: humidity and temperature-sensing properties; Journal of Applied Polymer Science; 125, 3977-85 (2012).

  • Acar, H.; Genc, R.; Urel, M.; Erkal, T.S.; Dana, A.; Guler, M.O.; Self-assembled peptide nanofiber templated one-dimensional gold nanostructures exhibiting resistive switching; Langmuir; 28, 16347-54 (2012).

  • Turker, B.; Guner, H.; Ayas, S.; Ekiz, O.O.; Acar, H.; Guler, M.O.; Dana, A.; Grating coupler integrated photodiodes for plasmon resonance based sensing; Lab on A Chip; 11, 282-7 (2011).

  • Turker, B.; Guner, H.; Ayas, S.; Ekiz, O.O.; Acar, H.; Guler, M.O.; Dana, A.; Grating coupler integrated photodiodes for plasmon resonance based sensing in fluidic systems; Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) Conference; pp.1-2, 1-6 May (2011).

  • Yildirim, A.; Acar, H.; Erkal, T.S.; Bayindir, M.; Guler, M.O.; Template-directed synthesis of silica nanotubes for explosive detection; ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces; 3, 4159-64 (2011).

  • Acar, H.; Garifullin, R.; Guler, M.O.; Self-assembled template-directed synthesis of one-dimensional silica and titania nanostructures;Langmuir; 27, 1079-84 (2011).

  • Toksoz, S.; Acar, H.; Guler, M.O.; Self-assembled one-dimensional soft nanostructures; Soft Matter; 6, 5839 (2010).