74. Şen, Ö., Culha, M. “Boron nitride nanotubes included thermally cross-linked gelatin-glucose scaffolds show improved properties” Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 2016, 138,pp. 41-49.
73. Akkus Sut, P., Tunc, C.U., Culha, M. “Lactose-modified DNA tile nanostructures as drug carriers” Journal of Drug Targeting, 2016, pp. 1-11.
72. Okan, Marset, Seyyed Monfared Zanjani, J., Sut, P.A. Sen, O., Çulha, M., Menceloglu, Y. “Thermally exfoliated graphene oxide reinforced fluorinated pentablock poly(l -lactide-co-ε-caprolactone) electrospun scaffolds: Insight into antimicrobial activity and biodegradation” Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 133, 22, 2016, Article number 43490
71. Saban Kalay, Yurij Stetsyshyn, Volodymyr Lobaz, Khrystyna Harhay, Halyna Ohar, Mustafa Culha “Water-dispersed thermo-responsive boron nitride nanotubes: synthesis and properties” Nanotechnology 27(3):035703, 2016. DOI:10.1088/0957-4484/27/3/035703
70. Culha, Mustafa “Raman spectroscopy for cancer diagnosis: how far have we come? Bioanalysis, 7(21) 2813-2824, DOI 10.4155/bio.15.190, 2015.
69. Avci, Ertug; Kaya, Nur Selin; Ucankus, Gizem; Culha Mustafa “Discrimination of urinary tract infection pathogens by means of their growth profiles using surface enhanced Raman scattering” Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 407(27) 8233-8241, 2015.
68. Avci, Ertug; Kaya, Nur Selin; Ucankus, Gizem; Culha Mustafa “Discrimination of urinary tract infection pathogens by means of their growth profiles using surface enhanced Raman scattering” Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 407(27) 8233-8241, 2015.
67. Sabuncu, Sinan; Culha, Mustafa “Temperature-dependent breakdown of hydrogen peroxide-treated ZnO and TiO2 nanoparticle agglomerates, Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology, 6, 1897-1903, 2015.
66. Hatipoglu, Manolya Kukut; Kelestemur, Seda; Altunbek, Mine; Culha, Mustafa, “Source of cytotoxicity in a colloidal silver nanoparticle suspension” Nanotechnology, 26 19 195103, 2015.
65. Mert, Sevda; Ozbek, Emin; Otunctemur, Alper; Culha, Mustafa “Kidney tumor staging using surface-enhanced Raman scattering” Journal of Biomedical Optics, 20 (4) 047002, 2015.
64. Kalay, Saban; Yilmaz, Zehra; Sen, Ozlem; Emanet, Melis; Kazanc, Emine; Culha, Mustafa “Synthesis of boron nitride nanotubes and their applications” Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology, 6, 84-102, 2015.
63. Ekin, Asli; Karatas, Omer Faruk; Culha, Mustafa; Ozen, Mustafa “Designing a gold nanoparticle-based nanocarrier for microRNA transfection into the prostate and breast cancer cells” Journal of Gene Medicine 16(11-12) 331-335, 2014.
62. Altunbek, Mine; Baysal, Asli; Culha, Mustafa “Influence of surface properties of zinc oxide nanoparticles on their cytotoxicity” Colloids and Surfaces B-Biointerfaces (121) 106-113, 2014.
61. Avci, Ertug; Culha, Mustafa “Influence of Protein Size on Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering (SERS) Spectra in Binary Protein Mixtures” Applied Spectroscopy 68(8) 890-899, 2014
60. Mert, Sevda; Culha, Mustafa “Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering-Based Detection of Cancerous Renal Cells” Applied Spectroscopy 68(6) 617-624, 2014
59. Kalay S, Yilmaz Z, Culha M. Synthesis of boron nitride nanotubes from unprocessed colemanite. Beilstein J Nanotechnol. 2013 Dec 4;4:843-51.
58. Sonay, A.Y., Culha, M. DNA-mediated self-assembly of single-walled carbon nanotubes into nanorings Small 9 (12) , pp. 2059-2063, 2013.
57. Efeoglu, E., Culha, M. In situ-monitoring of biofilm formation by using surface-enhanced raman scattering Applied Spectroscopy 67 (5) , pp. 498-505, 2013.
56. Culha, M. Surface-enhanced Raman scattering: An emerging label-free detection and identification technique for proteins Applied Spectroscopy 67 (4), pp. 355-364, 2013
55. Yükselici, H., Allahverdi, C., Aşikoǧlu, A., Ünlü, H., Baysal, A., Culha, M., Ince, R., (…), Athalin, H. “Optical studies of semiconductor Quantum Dots” NanoScience and Technology 77, pp. 101-117, 2013
54. Ayaksiz Ozturk, S., Kelestemur, S., Culha, M. “Influence of oligonucleotide interaction on electronic properties of single walled carbon nanotubes” Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 44 (2), pp. 183-189, 2013.
53. Mehmet Kahraman, Semih Cakmakyapan, Ekmel Ozbay, and Mustafa Culha “An array of surface-enhanced Raman scattering substrates based on plasmonic lenses” Annalen der Physik 524 (11) , pp. 663-669, 2012.
52. Sur, I., Altunbek, M., Kahraman, M., Culha, M. “The influence of the surface chemistry of silver nanoparticles on cell death” Nanotechnology 23 (37), art. no. 375102, 2012
51. Sercan Keskin and Mustafa Culha “Label-Free Detection of Proteins from Dried-Suspended Droplets Using Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering”, Analyst, Analyst 137 (11), pp. 2651-2657, 2012.
50. Mustafa Culha, Brian M. Cullum, Nickolay Lavrik, and Charles Klutse “Surface-enhanced Raman Scattering As an Emerging Characterization and Detection Technique”, Journal of Nanotechnology, art. no. 971380, 2012.
49. Ali Yasin Sonay, Kemal Keseroğlu, Mustafa Culha “2D Gold Nanoparticle Structures Engineered Through DNA Tiles for Delivery and Therapy” Nano Biomedicine and Engineering, Vol 4, No 1, 2012.
48. Culha, M., Yazici, M.M., Kahraman, M., Şahin, F., Kocagöz, S. “Surface-enhanced Raman scattering of bacteria in microwells constructed from silver nanoparticles” Journal of Nanotechnology , art. no. 297560, 2012.
47. Konnova, S.A., Kahraman, M., Zamaleeva, A.I., Culha, M., Paunov, V.N., Fakhrullin, R.F. “Functional artificial free-standing yeast biofilms” Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces 88 (2), pp. 656-663, 2011.
46. A.Y. Sonay, A. B. Caglayan and M. Culha, ”Synthesis of Peptide Mediated Au Core-Ag Shell Nanoparticles as Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering Labels”, Plasmonics, DOI: 10.1007/s11468-011-9278-4, 2011.
45. K. Keseroglu, M. Culha, “Assembly of nanoparticles at the contact line of a drying droplet under the influence of a dipped tip”, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, Vol. 360, No. 1, pp. 8-14, 2011.
44. Kahraman, M; Keseroglu, K; Culha, M “On Sample Preparation for Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering (SERS) of Bacteria and the Source of Spectral Features of the Spectra” Applied Spectroscopy 65(5) 500-506, 2011.
43. Gunduz, S.; Akman, S.; Baysal, A.; Culha, M. “The use of gold nanoparticles as an effective modifier for the determination of arsenic and antimony by electrothermal atomic absorption spectrometry” Microchimica Acta 172 (3-4), pp. 403-407, 2011.
42. Shakhmaeva II, Bulatov ER, Bondar OV, Saifullina DV, Culha M, Rizvanov AA, Abdullin TI “Binding and purification of plasmid DNA using multi-layered carbon nanotubes” Journal of Biotechnology 152(3) 102-107, 2011.
41. S. Keskin; M. Kahraman; M.Culha “Differential separation of protein mixtures using convective assembly and label-free detection with surface enhanced Raman scattering” Chemical Communications 47 (12), pp. 3424-3426, 2011.
40. M. Kahraman; I. Sur; M. Culha “Label free detection of proteins from self-assembled protein-silver nanoparticle structures using surface enhanced Raman scattering” Analytical Chemistry, 82 (18), pp. 7596-7602, 2010.
39. M. Altas; O. F. Bayrak; A. Cerci; N. Isik; M. Celik; M Culha; F. Sahin; I. Elmaci “Angiotensin-converting enzyme insertion/deletion gene polymorphism in patients with familial multiple cerebral cavernous malformations” Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, 17(8), 1034-1037, 2010.
38. M. Altas; O.F. Bayrak; E. Ayan; F Bolukbasi; G. Silav; K.K. Coskun; M. Culha; F. Sahin,S. Sevli; I. Elmaci “The effect of polymorphisms in the promoter region of the MMP-1 gene on the occurrence and invasiveness of hypophyseal adenoma” Acta Neurochirurgica 152(9), 1611-1617, 2010.
37. I. Sur; D. Cam; M. Kahraman; A. Baysal; M. Culha “Interaction of multi-functional silver nanoparticles with living cells” Nanotechnology, 21 (17), Article Number: 175104, 2010.
36. M. Culha; M. Kahraman; D. Çam; I. Sayin; K. Keseroglu “Rapid identification of bacteria and yeast using surface-enhanced Raman scattering” Surface and Interface Analysis, DOI: 10.1002/sia.3256, 2010.
35. T.I. Abdullin, O.V. Bondar, Yu.G. Shtyrlin, M. Kahraman, M. Culha, “Pluronic block copolymer-mediated interactions of organic compounds with noble metal nanoparticles for SERS analysis” Langmuir, 26(7), 5153-5159 2010.
34. T. Ozdemir, D. Sandal, M. Culha, A. Sanyal, N.Z. Atay, S. Bucak “Assembly of magnetic nanoparticles into higher structures on patterned magnetic beads under the influence of magnetic field” Nanotechnology, 21(12), Article Number: 125603, 2010.
33. D. Cam, K. Keseroglu, M. Kahraman, F. Sahin, M. Culha, “Multiplex Identification of Bacteria in Bacterial Mixtures with Surface-enhanced Raman scattering” J. Raman Spectroscopy DOI: 10.1002/jrs.2475, 2010.
32. M. Kahraman, A. I. Zamaleeva, R. F. Fakhrullin, M. Culha, “Layer-by-Layer Coating of Bacteria with Noble Metal Nanoparticles for Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering” Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 395(8), 2559-2567, 2009.
31. M. Kahraman, Ö. Aydın, M. Culha, “Oligonucleotide Mediated Ag- Au Core-Shell Nanoparticles” Plasmonics, 4(4), 293-301, 2009.
30. I. Sayin, M. Kahraman, F. Sahin, D. Yurdakul, M. Culha, “Characterization of Yeast Using Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering” Applied Spectroscopy, 63(11), 1276-1282, 2009.
29. O. Aydın, M. Altaş, M. Kahraman, O. F. Bayrak, M. Culha, “Differentiation of Healthy Brain Tissue and Tumors Using Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering” Applied Spectroscopy, 63(10), 1095-1100, 2009.
28. Ö. Aydın, M. Kahraman, E. Kılıç, M. Culha, “Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering of Rat Tissues” Applied Spectroscopy, 63(6), 662-668, 2009.
27. T.I. Abdullin, O. V. Bondar, I. I. Nikitina, E.R. Bulatov, M.V. Morozov, A.K. Hilmutdinov, M.K. Salakhov, M. Culha “Effect of size and protein environment on electrochemical properties of gold nanoparticles on carbon electrodes” Bioelectrochemistry, 77(1) 37-42, 2009.
26. Ö.F. Karatas, E. Sezgin, Ö. Aydın, M. Culha “Interaction of Gold Nanoparticles with Mitochondria” Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 71(2), 315-318, 2009.
25. R. F. Fakhrullin, A. I. Zamaleeva, M. V. Morozov, D. I. Tazetdinova, F. K. Alimova, A. K. Hilmutdinov, R. I. Zhdanov, M. Kahraman, M. Culha “Living fungi cells encapsulated in polyelectrolyte shells doped with metal nanoparticles”, Langmuir, 25(8), 4628-4634, 2009.
24. M. Kahraman, Ö. Aydın, M. Culha, “Size Effect of 3D Aggregates Assembled from Silver Nanoparticles on Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering”, ChemPhysChem., 10(3), 537-542, 2009.
23. T. I. Abdullin, O. V. Bondar, I. I. Nikitina, E. R. Bulatov, M. V. Morozov, A. Kh. Hilmutdinov, M. Kh. Salakhov, M. Culha “Effect of size and protein environment on electrochemical properties of gold nanoparticles on carbon electrodes”, Bioelectrochemistry, 77(1), 37-42, 2009.
22. Solmaz, R.; Kardas, G.; Culha, M.; Yazici, B.; Erbil, M. “Investigation of adsorption and inhibitive effect of 2-mercaptothiazoline on corrosion of mild steel in hydrochloric acid media” Electrochimica Acta, 53(20) 5941-5952, 2008.
21. E. Sezgin, Ö. F. Karataş, D. Çam, I. Sur, I. Sayın, E. Avcı, K. Keseroğlu, S. Sülek, M. Culha, Interection of Gold Nanoparticles with Cells” Sigma, 26, 227-246 2008.
20. M. Culha, A. Adiguzel, M. M. Yazici, M. Kahraman, F. Sahin, M. Gulluce, Characterization of Thermophilic Bacteria Using Surface-enhanced Raman Scattering” Applied Spectroscopy, 62(11), 1226-1232, 2008.
19. Mustafa Culha, Mehmet Kahraman, Nilgün Tokman, Güler Türkoğlu “Surface-enhanced Raman Scattering on Aggregates of Silver Nanoparticles with Definite Size” J. of Physical Chem. C, 112 (28), 10338-10343, 2008.
18. Mehmet Kahraman, Nilgün Tokman, Mustafa Culha “Silver Nanoparticle Thin Films with Nanocavities for Surface-enhanced Raman Scattering” ChemPhysChem. 9(6):902-10, 2008
17. Mehmet Kahraman, M. Müge Yazici, Fikrettin Sahin, Mustafa Culha “Convective-Assembly of Bacteria for Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering” Langmuir. 24(3), 894-901, 2008.
16. Mehmet Kahraman, M. Müge Yazici, Fikrettin Sahin, Mustafa Culha, “Experimental Parameters Influencing Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering of Bacteria” J. of Biomedical Optics ((September/October, 2007).
15. M. Kahraman, M. M. Yazici, F. Sahin, Ö. F. Bayrak, E. Topçu, M. Culha, “Towards Single Microorganism Detection using Surface-enhanced Raman Spectroscopy”, International Journal of Environmental Analytical Chemistry, 87 (10-11), 763-770, 2007.
14. Mehmet Kahraman, M. Müge Yazici, Fikrettin Sahin, Ömer F. Bayrak, Mustafa Culha, “Reproducible Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering Spectra of Bacteria on Aggregated Silver Nanoparticles” Applied Spectroscopy, 61(5), 479-485, 2007.
13. Joon Myong Song, Mustafa Culha, Paul M. Kasili, Guy D. Griffin and Tuan Vo-Dinh, “A compact CMOS biochip immunosensor towards the detection of a single bacteria” Biosensors and Bioelectronics, Volume 20, Issue 11, 2005, 2203-2209.
11. Mustafa Culha, David L. Stokes, Guy D. Griffin, Tuan Vo-Dinh, “Screening Breast Cancer (BRCA1) Gene Using a Biochip System and Molecular Beacon Probes Immobilized on Solid Surfaces”, Journal of Biomedical Optics, 9(3) 439-443, 2004
10. Mustafa Culha, David L. Stokes, Guy D. Griffin, Tuan Vo-Dinh, “Application of a Miniature Biochip Using the Molecular Beacon Probe in Breast Cancer Gene BRCA1 Detection”, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 19(9), 1007-1012, 2004.
9. Mustafa Culha, Fred M. Schell, Shannon Fox, Thomas Green, Thomas Betts and Michael J. Sepaniak, ” Evaluation of newly synthesized and commercially available charged cyclomaltooligosaccharides (cyclodextrins) for capillary electrokinetic chromatography” Carbohydrate Research, 339 (2), 241-249, 2004.
8. Mustafa Culha, David L. Stokes, Leonardo R. Allain, Tuan Vo-Dinh, “Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering Substrate Based on a Self-Assembled Monolayer for Use in Gene Diagnostics”, Analytical Chemistry, 75(22), 6196 – 6201, 2003.
7. Mustafa Culha, Nickolay Lavrik, Fred M. Schell, Michael J. Sepaniak, “Characterization and evaluation of hydrophobic cyclodextrin derivatives as thin film coatings for sensor applications”, Sensors & Actuators-Chemical, 92 (1-2), 171-180, 2003.
6. Mustafa Culha, David L. Stokes, Tuan Vo-Dinh, “Surface-enhanced Raman scattering for cancer diagnostics: detection of the BCL2 gene” Expert Review of Molecular Diagnostics, 3(5), 669–675, 2003.
5. Christopher A. Tipple, Nickolay Lavrik, Mustafa Culha, Panos Datskos, and Michael J. Sepaniak. “Nanostructured microcantilvers with functionalized cyclodextrin receptor phases: Self-assembled monolayers and vapor deposited films”. Analytical Chemistry, 74 (13), 3118-3126, 2002
4. S. Fox, M.Culha and M.J. Sepaniak, “Development of a Grid Search Molecular Mechanics Modeling Strategy to Study Elution Behavior in Cyclodextrin Modified Capillary Electrophorsis”, J. Liq. Chromatogr., 24(9), 1209-1228, 2001.
3. Yasuzo Suziki, Frank H. Quina, Alan Berthod, Ronald W. Williams, Mustafa Culha, Imdad Ullah Mohammadzai, and Willie L. Hinze. “Preparation and characterization of covalently bound micelle-mimetic ionene polyelectrolyte-silica gel stationary phases for chromatographic separations” Analytical Chemistry, 73 (8), 1754-1765, 2001.
2. M. Culha, S. B. Fox, and M. J. Sepaniak, “Selectivity in Capillary Electrochromatography Using Native and Single Isomer Anionic Cyclodextrin Reagents”, Analytical Chemistry, 72, 88-95, 2000.
1. Dilip K. Kondepudi, Mustafa Culha “Chiral Interaction and Stochastic Kinetics in Stirred Crystallization of Amino Acids” Chirality, 10, 238-245, 1998.


  1. Culha, Mustafa “Nanospectroscopy” Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 407(27)8175-8176, 2015. (Editorial)
  2. Mine Altunbek, Seda Kelestemur, Mustafa Culha “In situ monitoring of biomolecular
    processes in living systems using surface-enhanced Raman scattering” Proc. SPIE 9792, Biophotonics Japan 2015, 979206.
  3. Kuku, Gamze; Saricam, Melike; Mert, Sevda; Culha Mustafa, “Surface-enhanced Raman scattering from living cells: From differentiating healthy and cancerous cell to cytotoxicity assessment” Smart Biomedical and Physiological Sensor Technology XII Book Series: Proceedings of SPIE, 9487, 94870L, 2015. Smart Biomedical and Physiological Sensor Technology XII, Baltimore, 2015
  4. Çulha, M., Keskin, S., “Surface-enhanced Raman scattering for label-free protein detection and identification,” Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 8234, 823407, 2012.
  5.  Çulha, M.; Altunbek, M.; Keskin, S.; Saatçi, D. “Manipulation of silver nanoparticles in a droplet for label-free detection of biological molecules using surface-enhanced Raman scattering” SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7911, Plasmonics in Biology and Medicine VII, 2011.
  6. M. Culha, Ö. F. Karatas, Ö. Aydın, M. Kahraman, K. Keseroglu, İ. Sayin, Ö. F. Bayrak
    “Towards PCR-free Mutation Detection Based on Surface-enhanced Raman Scattering” Proc. SPIE Vol. 7192, 719205, 2009.


Manolya Kukut Hatipoglu, Seda Kelestemur, Mustafa Culha, “Synthesis and Biological
Applications of Quantum Dots” Chapter in Low-Dimensional and Nanostructured Materials and Devices, Springer, 2016.

Mustafa Culha, “Characterization Techniques of Living Cells Encapsulated with
Nanomaterials” Chapter in “Cell Surface Engineering. RCS Publishing, 2014, First Adition,
Chapter 5, 80-97

Ertug Avci, Mine Altunbek, Mustafa Culha, “Nanobiotechnology” Chapter in Current Applications of Biotechnology, EBTNA, 2014.

Mustafa Culha, “Surface-Raman Scattering for Medical Applications” Chapter in Biomedical nanosensors, Pan Stanford Publishing, Boca Raton, FL, USA, (Ed: Joseph Irudayaraj), 2012.

Mustafa Çulha, Mehmet Kahraman, Ömer Faruk Karataş, Ömer Aydın “Nanoplasmonics in
Biosensing and Nanobiomedicine” Chapter in Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and
Nanotechnology, American Scientific Publishers, California USA, (Ed:H. S. Nalwa), 2011.

Mustafa Çulha, Chapter “Assembly of Nanostructures” in Recent Advances in Nanoscience
and Technology, 53-65., Sunil Kumar Bajpai / Murali Mohan Yallapu (Eds.) Bentham Science
Publishers Ltd., 2009.

Musundi B. Wabuyele, Mustafa Culha, Guy D. Griffin, Pierre Viallet and Tuan Vo-Dinh, “Protein Nanotechnology: Protocols, Instrumentation, and Applications, Chapter: Near-Field Scanning Optical Microscopy for Bioanalysis at Nanometer Resolution”, February 2005, Volume:300 , pp. 437-452, Humana Press.