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1. K. Turksen, J.E. Aubin, V.I. Kalnins. Identification of a centriole associated protein by antibodies present in normal rabbit sera. Nature. 298: 763-765, 1982.
2. K. Turksen, M. Opas, J.E. Aubin, V.I. Kalnins. Microtubules, microfilaments and adhesion patterns in differentiating chick retinal pigment epithelial (RPE) cells in vitro. Exp. Cell Res. 147: 379-391, 1983.
3. S.D.J. Pena, M. Opas, K. Turksen, V.I. Kalnins, S. Carpenter. Immunocytochemical studies of intermediate filament aggregates and their relationship to microtubules in cultured skin fibroblasts with giant axonal neuropathy. Eur. J. Cell Biol. 31: 227-234, 1983.
4. K. Turksen, J.E. Aubin, J. Sodek, V.I. Kalnins. Changes in the distribution of laminin, fibronectin, type IV collagen and heparan sulphate proteoglycan during colony formation by chick retinal pigment epithelial cells in vitro. Collagen Rel. Res. 4: 412-426, 1984.
5. M. Opas. K. Turksen, V.I. Kalnins. Adhesiveness and distribution of vinculin and spectrin in retinal pigmented epithelial cells during growth and differentiation in vitro. Developmental Biol. 107: 269-280, 1985.
6. K. Turksen, J.E. Aubin, J. Sodek, V.I. Kalnins. Localization of laminin, type IV collagen, fibronectin and heparan sulfate proteoglycan in chick retinal pigment epithelium basement membrane during embryonic development. J. Histochem. Cytochem. 33: 665-671, 1985.
7. K. Turksen, J.E. Aubin, J. Sodek, V.I. Kalnins. On the components of Bruch's embrane. J. Histochem. Cytochem. 34: 413, 1986.
8. M. Opas, K. Turksen, V.I Kalnins. Effects of iodoacetic acid on the cytoskeleton and adhesiveness of retinal pigmented epithelial cells in vitro. Invest. Opthalmol. Vis. Sci. 27: 1068-1074, 1986.
9. K. Turksen, V.I. Kalnins. The cytoskeleton of chick retinal pigment epithelial cells in situ. Cell and Tissue Research. 248: 95-101, 1987.
10. K. Turksen, M. Opas, V.I. Kalnins. Preliminary characterization of cell surface-ECM linkage complexes in cultures of retinal pigmented epithelial cells. Exp. Cell Res. 171: 259-264, 1987.
11. K. Turksen, J. Kanehisa, M. Opas, J.N.M. Heersche, J.E. Aubin. Adhesion patterns and cytoskeleton of rabbit osteoclasts on bone slices and glass substrata. J. Bone and Mineral Res. 3: 389-400, 1988.
12. K. Turksen, M. Opas, V.I. Kalnins. Cytoskeleton, adhesion patterns and extracellular matrix of fetal human retinal pigment epithelial cells in culture. Ophthalmic Res. 21: 56-66, 1989.
13. K. Turksen, A.E. Grigoriadis, J.N.M. Heersche, J.E. Aubin. Forskolin has biphasic effects on osteoprogenitor cell differentiation in vitro. J. Cellular Physiology. 142: 61-69, 1990.
14. J. Kanehisa, T. Yamasaka, S. Doi, H. Takeuchi, K. Turksen, J.N.M. Heersche, J.E. Aubin. The distribution of microfilaments and podosomes in rabbit osteoclasts on glass and on bone. Bone. 11: 287-293, 1990.
15. K. Turksen, J.E. Aubin. Positive and negative immunoselection for enrichment of two classes of osteoprogenitor cells. J. Cell Biology. 114: 373-384, 1991.
16. K. Turksen, Y. Choi, E. Fuchs. TGFalpha induces collagen degradation and cell migration in differentiating human epidermal raft cultures. Molecular Biology of Cell (formerly Cell Regulation). 2: 613-625, 1991.
17. K. Turksen, U. Bhargava, H. Moe, J.E. Aubin. Isolation of monoclonal antibodies recognizing rat bone-associated molecules in vitro and in vivo. J. Histochem. Cytochem. 40: 1339-1352, 1992.
18. K. Turksen, T. Kupper, L. Degenstein, I. Williams, E. Fuchs. IL-6: Insight to its fuction in skin by overexpression in transgenic mice. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 89: 5068-5072, 1992.
19. K. Turksen#, J. Cheng#, Q-C. Yu, H. Schreiber, M. Teng, E. Fuchs. Cachexia and graft versus host disease type skin changes in keratin promoter driven TNFalpha transgenic mice. Genes and Development. 6: 1444-1456, 1992. #-co-first author
20. L.M. Taylor, K. Turksen, J.E. Aubin, J.N.M. Heersche. Osteoclast differentiation in co-coltures of a clonal chondrogenic cell line and mouse bone marrow cells. Endrocrinology. 133: 2292-2300, 1993.
21. M.N. Teng, K. Turksen, C. Jacobs, E. Fuchs, H. Schreiber. Prevention of runting and cachexia by chimeric TNF-alpha-receptor-Fc protein. Clin. Immunol. Immunopathol. 69: 215-222, 1993.
22. C. Lloyd, K. Turksen, J. Cheng, Q.C. Yu, L. Degenstein, E. Fuchs. A keratin 14 knockout in mice: Insights into the function and regulation of the intermediate filament network in stratified squamous epithelia. J. Cell Biology. 129: 1329-1344. 1995.
23. J.E. Aubin, K. Turksen. Monoclonal antibodies as tools for studying the osteoblast lineage. Microscopy Research and Technique. 33: 128-140, 1996.
24. J.E. Aubin, U. Bhargava, A. Gupta, K. Turksen. Expression and regulation of Galectin-3 in rat osteoblastic cells. J. Cellular Physiology. 169: 468-480, 1996.
25. K. Turksen T-C. Troy. Epidermal Lineage. Biochemistry and Cell Biology. 76: 889-898, 1998.