Tunc Catal - Microbial Biotechnology Lab



In preparation

Book Chapters

Catal, T., Kavakli, H. IV.17. Hydrogen production by algae. Book: Green Energy to Sustainability: Strategies for Global Industries. Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, 2020, P425-445.

Cebecioglu, R., Yaman, B., Karakus, B.Z., Demirci, K., Karakadioglu, G., Korkmaz, I., Bermek, H., Catal, T. Microbial Biotechnology: From Energy to Enzymes, Researches on Science and Art in 21st Century Turkey, Chapter 253, ISBN: 978-605-288-062-3, p. 2267-2273, Publisher: Gece Kitapligi, November 2017. 


SCI Journals

In submission


Atasever-Arslan, B., Akdogan, E., Cakmak Cebeci, F., Catal, T. Bioelectricity Generation Using Human Neuronal-like Cells in Single Chamber Biofuel Cells, Journal of Cleaner Production, 2020, 271, 122505.


Ozkok, F., Sahin, Y.M., Enisoglu-Atalay, V., Asgarova, K., Onul, N., Catal, T., Sensitive Detection of Iron (II) Sulfate with a Novel Reagent using Spectrophotometry, Spectrochimica Acta A, 2020, 240, 118631. 


Catal, T., Kul, A., Enisoglu-Atalay, V., Bermek, H., Ozilhan, S., Tarhan, N., Efficacy of microbial fuel cells for sensing of cocaine metabolites in urine-based wastewater. 2019, Journal of Power Sources 414, 1-7.  


Sen, P., Akagunduz, D., Aghdam, A.S., Cebeci, F.Ç., Nyokong, T., Catal, T., Synthesis of Novel Schiff Base Cobalt (II) and Iron (III) Complexes as Cathode Catalysts for Microbial Fuel Cell Applications. 2019, Journal of Inorganic and Organometallic Polymers and Materials, doi: 10.1007/s10904-019-01286-x.


Ozdemir, M., Enisoglu-Atalay, V., Bermek, H., Ozilhan, S., Tarhan, N., Catal, T., Removal of cannabis metabolite from human urine in microbial fuel cells generating electricity. 2019, Bioresource Technology Reports 5, 121-126. 


Cebecioglu, R., Yildirim, M., Akagunduz, D., Korkmaz, I., Tekin, H.O., Atasever-Arslan, B., Catal, T., Synergistic effects of quercetin and selenium on oxidative stress in endometrial adenocarcinoma cells. 2019, Bratislava Medical Journal 6, 449-455. 


Tunali, S., Catal, T., Bolkent, S., Yanardag, R., The effects of vitamins and selenium mixture against brain tissue induced by d-galactosamine. 2019, Journal of Biochemical and Molceular Toxicology e:22347.


Kigili, F., Ozen, F., Catal, T., Atasever-Arslan, B., Androgen receptor (NR3C4) regulator potential of Ceratornia siliqua extract and its signalling pathways. 2019, Pharmacognosy Magazine, 15 (62), 1-4. 


Atasever-Arslan, B., Ozen, F., Catal, T., Akalin, E., Resin extract obtained from Cilician fir (Abies cilicica) inhibits glucose dependent inflammation in vitro. 2019, J Exp Ther Oncol 13(1): 23-31. 


Enisoglu-Atalay, V., Atasever-Arslan, B., Yaman, B., Cebecioglu, R., Kul, A., Ozilhan, S., Ozen, F., Catal, T., Chemical and molecular characterization of metabolites from Flavobacterium sp. isolate. 2018, Plos One 13(10):e0205817.


Catal, T., Yavaser, S., Atalay, V.E., Bermek, H., Monitoring of neomycin sulfate antibiotic in microbial fuel cells, Bioresource Technology 2018, 268:116-120.


Catal, T., Liu, H., Fan, Y., Bermek, H., A novel clean technology to convert sucrose and lignocellulose in microbial electrochemical cells into electricity and hydrogen, 2018 Bioresource Technology Reports (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biteb.2018.10.002).


Karakus, B.Z., Korkmaz, İ., Demirci, K., Arslan, K.S., Unlu, O., Catal, T., A Combined Treatment Using Ethylmethane Sulfonate and Ultraviolet Light to Compare Amylase Production by Three Bacillus sp. Isolates, Preparative Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 2018 doi: 10.1080/10826068.2018.1509088.


Ozakman, G., Yayman, S., Zhmurov, C.S., Kasikci, E.S., Catal, T., The influence of selenium on expression levels of the rbcL gene in Chlorella vulgaris, 3 Biotech, 2018, 8(4): 189.


Atasever-Arslan, B., Isik, F.B., Gur, H., Ozen, F., Catal, T., Apoptotic effect of Nigella sativa on human lymphoma U937 cells, Pharmacognosy Magazine, 2017, 13(51): 628-632.

Catal, T., Gover, T., Yaman, B., Droguetti, J., Yilancioglu, K., Hydrogen production profiles using furans in microbial electrolysis cells, World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology 2017, 33(6):115.

Zhmurov, C.S., Kahraman, O.T., Amadou, F.Z., Fazlıoğulları, O., Basaran, C., Catal, T.,  Zeybek, U., Bermek, H., Expression of Egfl7 and miRNA-126-5p in Symptomatic Carotid Artery Disease, Genetic Testing and Molecular Biomarkers, 2016, 20(3):125-9. 

Catal, T., Comparison of various carbohydrates for hydrogen production in microbial electrolysis cells, Biotechnology&Biotechnological Equipment, 2015, DOI: 10.1080/13102818.2015.1081078. 

Ulucan, K., Biyik, B., Kapici, S.,Sercan, C., Yilmaz, O., Catal, T., Alpha-actinin-3 R577X Polymorphism Profile of Turkish Professional Hip-Hop and Latin Dancers, Annals of Applied Sport Science, vol. 4, no. 4, pp. 01-06, Winter 2016.

Catal, T., Lesnik, K.L., Liu, H., Suppression of methanogenesis for hydrogen production in single-chamber microbial electrolysis cells using various antibiotics, 2015 Bioresource Technology, 187:77-83.  

Abourached, C., Catal, T., Liu, H.,Efficacy of single-chamber microbial fuel cells for removal of cadmium and zinc with simultaneous electricity production, 2014 Water Research, 51, pp. 228-233. 

Bermek, H., Catal, T., Akan, S.S., Ulutaş, M.S., Kumru, M., Özgüven, M., Liu, H., Özçelik, B., Akarsubaşı, A.T., Olive mill wastewater treatment in microbial fuel cells, 2013 World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology, 30(4), pp. 1177-1185. 

Kumru,M., Eren, H., Catal, T., Akarsubaşı, A.T., Bermek, H., Study of azo dye decolorization and determination of cathode microorganism profile in air-cathode microbial fuel cells, 2012 Environmental Technology, 33(16-18), pp. 2167-2175. 

Catal, T., Fan, Y., Li, K., Bermek, H., Liu, H., Utilization of mixed monosaccharides for power generation in microbial fuel cells, 2011 Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, 86 (4), pp. 570-574. 

Catal, T., Kavanagh P, O’Flaherty V., Leech, D., Generation of electricity in microbial fuel cells at sub-ambient temperatures, 2010 Journal of Power Sources, 196 (5), pp. 2676-2681. 

Catal, T., Cysneiros D, O’Flaherty V., Leech, D., Electricity generation in single-chamber microbial fuel cells using a carbon source sampled from anaerobic reactors utilizing grassilage, 2011 Bioresource Technology, 102 (1), pp. 404-410. 

Catal, T.Bermek H.Liu, H.Removal of selenite from wastewater using microbial fuel cells, 2009 Biotechnology Letters 31 (8), pp. 1211-1216. 

Catal, T.Fan, Y.Li, K.Bermek, H.Liu, H.Effects of furan derivatives and phenolic compounds on electricity generation in microbial fuel cells, 2008 Journal of Power Sources 180 (1), pp. 162-166. 

Catal, T.Xu, S.Li, K.Bermek, H.Liu, H.Electricity generation from polyalcohols in single-chamber microbial fuel cells, 2008 Biosensors and Bioelectronics 24 (4), pp. 849-854. 

Catal, T.Li, K.Bermek, H.Liu, H.Electricity production from twelve monosaccharides using microbial fuel cells, 2008 Journal of Power Sources 175 (1), pp. 196-200.  

Catal, T., Sacan O, Yanardag R, Bolkent, S, Protective effects of antioxidant combination against D-galactosamine-induced kidney injury in rats, 2010 Cell Biochemistry and Function, 28 (2), pp. 107-113. 

Catal, T.Liu, H.Bermek, H.Selenium induces manganese-dependent peroxidase production by the white-rot fungus Bjerkandera adusta (Willdenow) P. Karsten, 2008 Biological Trace Element Research 123 (1-3), pp. 211-217. 

Şeker, U.Ö.Ş.Catal, T.Taptık, Y.Tamerler, C.Bermek, H.Enhanced production of manganese-peroxidase by the white-rot fungus Bjerkandera adusta using media engineering, 2008 Biotechnology and Biotechnological Equipment 22 (3), pp. 844-848. 

Catal, T., Bolkent, S, Combination of selenium and three naturally occurring antioxidants administration protects D-galactosamine-induced liver injury in rats, 2008 Biological Trace Element Research, 122, pp. 127-136.