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    • Benzene exposure and risk of lymphohaematopoietic cancers in 25 000 offshore oil industry workers 

      Stenehjem, Jo Steinson; Kjærheim, Kristina; Bråtveit, Magne; Samuelsen, Sven Ove; Barone-Adesi, Francesco; Rothman, Nathaniel; Lan, Qing; Grimsrud, Tom Kristian (Nature Publishing Group, 2015-03-24)
      Background: The aim of this work was to examine the risk of lymphohaematopoietic (LH) cancer according to benzene exposure among offshore workers. Methods: Cancer registry data were used to identify 112 cancer cases ...
      Journal article
    • Betaine as a determinant of postmethionine load total plasma homocysteine before and after B-Vitamin supplementation 

      Holm, Pål Ivar; Bleie, Øyvind; Ueland, Per Magne; Lien, Ernst Asbjørn; Refsum, Helga; Nordrehaug, Jan Erik; Nygård, Ottar (2004)
      Objective—Betaine is a substrate in the betaine– homocysteine methyltransferase reaction, converting homocysteine to methionine. There are only sparse data on plasma betaine as a determinant of the plasma total homocysteine ...
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    • Better survival of hybrid total knee arthroplasty compared to cemented arthroplasty. 

      Petursson, Gunnar; Fenstad, Anne Marie; Havelin, Leif Ivar; Gøthesen, Øystein; Lygre, Stein Håkon Låstad; Röhrl, Stephan Maximillian; Furnes, Ove (Taylor & Francis, 2015)
      Background and purpose — There have been few comparative studies on total knee replacement (TKR) with cemented tibia and uncemented femur (hybrid TKR). Previous studies have not shown any difference in revision rate ...
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    • Betydning av pasientleie for tynntarmsdose ved strålebehandling av pasienter med rectumcancer 

      Frøseth, Trude Camilla Salvesen (The University of Bergen, 2010-11-29)
      Background: Irradiation is a standard adjuvant treatment for rectal cancer, but there is no standard concerning the most optimal treatment position. Different approaches have been carried out in which treatment position ...
      Master thesis
    • Bevacizumab treatment induces metabolic adaptation toward anaerobic metabolism in glioblastomas 

      Fack, Fred; Espedal, Heidi; Keunen, Olivier; Golebiewska, Anna; Obad, Nina; Harter, Patrick N.; Mittelbronn, Michel; Bähr, Oliver; Weyerbrock, Astrid; Stuhr, Linda Elin Birkhaug; Miletic, Hrvoje; Sakariassen, Per Øystein; Stieber, Daniel; Rygh, Cecilie Brekke; Lund-Johansen, Morten; Zheng, Liang; Gottlieb, Eyal; Niclou, Simone P.; Bjerkvig, Rolf (Springer, 2015-01)
      Anti-angiogenic therapy in glioblastoma (GBM) has unfortunately not led to the anticipated improvement in patient prognosis. We here describe how human GBM adapts to bevacizumab treatment at the metabolic level. By performing ...
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    • Bevacizumab treatment induces metabolic adaptation toward anaerobic metabolism in glioblastomas 

      Fack, Fred; Espedal, Heidi; Keunen, Olivier; Golebiewska, Anna; Obad, Nina; Harter, Patrick N.; Mittelbronn, Michel; Bähr, Oliver; Weyerbrock, Astrid; Stuhr, Linda Elin Birkhaug; Miletic, Hrvoje; Sakariassen, Per Øystein; Stieber, Daniel; Brekke, Cecilie; Lund-Johansen, Morten; Zheng, Liang; Gottlieb, Eyal; Niclou, Simone; Bjerkvig, Rolf (Springer, 2014-10-17)
      Anti-angiogenic therapy in glioblastoma (GBM) has unfortunately not led to the anticipated improvement in patient prognosis. We here describe how human GBM adapts to bevacizumab treatment at the metabolic level. By performing ...
      Journal article
    • Bi-specific TCR-anti CD3 redirected T-cell targeting of NY-ESO-1- and LAGE-1-positive tumors 

      McCormack, Emmet; Adams, Katherine J.; Hassan, Namir J.; Kotian, Akhil; Lissin, Nikolai M.; Sami, Malkit; Mujic, Maja; Osdal, Tereza; Gjertsen, Bjørn Tore; Baker, Deborah; Powlesland, Alex S.; Aleksic, Milos; Vuidepot, Annelise; Morteau, Olivier; Sutton, Deborah H.; June, Carl H.; Kalos, Michael; Ashfield, Rebecca; Jakobsen, Bent K. (Springer Verlag, 2012-12)
      NY-ESO-1 and LAGE-1 are cancer testis antigens with an ideal profile for tumor immunotherapy, combining up-regulation in many cancer types with highly restricted expression in normal tissues and sharing a common ...
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    • Bioactive copolymer scaffolds for bone tissue engineering. Efficacy and host response 

      Suliman, Salwa (The University of Bergen, 2015-12-11)
      Current research focuses on developing a novel bone-inducing scaffold that could deliver controlled osteogenic growth factors. Several aspects, in particular those influencing the efficacy of such bioactive scaffolds, such ...
      Doctoral thesis
    • Bioactive fatty acids and coronary heart disease. Mechanisms and clinical effects of dietary fatty acids 

      Strand, Elin (The University of Bergen, 2013-06-26)
      Background: A high intake of omega-3 (n-3) long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCPUFAs), which are potential peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor (PPAR) agonists, has been associated with proposed favourable ...
      Doctoral thesis
    • Bioavailability of iron, zinc, folate and vitamin A when fortified in condiments and seasonings 

      Degerud, Eirik Magnus Meek; Manger, Mari Skar; Strand, Tor; Dierkes, Jutta (Wiley, 2015-11)
      Seasonings and condiments can be candidate vehicles for micronutrient fortification if consumed consistently and if dietary practices ensure bioavailability of the nutrient. In this review, we identify factors that may ...
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    • A biobank of primary teeth within the Norwegian mother and child cohort study (MoBa) per 2014: A resource for the future 

      Tvinnereim, Helene Meyer; Lygre, Gunvor Bentung; Haug, Kjell; Schreuder, Patricia; Klock, Kristin (The Norwegian Epidemiological Association, 2014)
      The Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study (MoBa) is a prospective population-based cohort study including more than 100,000 pregnancies and following the children through childhood, using questionnaires and collecting ...
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    • Bioethical Implications of Globalization: An International Consortium Project of the European Commission 

      Novotny, Thomas E.; Mordini, Emilio; Chadwick, Ruth; Pedersen, J. Martin; Fabbri, Fabrizio; Lie, Reidar K.; Thanachaiboot, Natapong; Mossialos, Elias; Permanand, Govin (Public Library of Science, 2006-01-24)
      The term “globalization” was popularized by Marshall McLuhan in War and Peace in the Global Village. In the book, McLuhan described how the global media shaped current events surrounding the Vietnam War [1] and also predicted ...
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    • Biofilm and dental biomaterials 

      Øilo, Marit; Bakken, Vidar (MDPI, 2015-05-26)
      All treatment involving the use of biomaterials in the body can affect the host in positive or negative ways. The microbiological environment in the oral cavity is affected by the composition and shape of the biomaterials ...
      Journal article
    • Bioinformatic and Genetic Association Analysis of MicroRNA Target Sites in One-Carbon Metabolism Genes 

      Stone, Nicole; Pangilinan, Faith; Molloy, Anne M.; Shane, Barry; Scott, John M.; Ueland, Per Magne; Mills, James L.; Kirke, Peader N.; Sethupathy, Praveen; Brody, Lawrence C. (Public Library of Science, 2011-07-12)
      One-carbon metabolism (OCM) is linked to DNA synthesis and methylation, amino acid metabolism and cell proliferation. OCM dysfunction has been associated with increased risk for various diseases, including cancer and ...
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    • Biological Characteristics of Stem-Like Cells in Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma 

      Liang, Xiao (The University of Bergen, 2013-06-18)
      It has been shown that many solid malignancies, including oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC), contain a small population of tumorigenic cells referred to as cancer stem-like cells (CSCs) or tumor initiating cells (TICs). ...
      Doctoral thesis
    • Biological mechanisms for chronic fatigue in primary Sjøgren`s syndrome 

      Norheim, Katrine Brække (The University of Bergen, 2012-06-15)
      Background: Primary Sjøgren`s syndrome (pSS) is a chronic autoimmune disease, characterised by lymphocytic infiltration of exocrine glands and autoantibody production. Fatigue is a frequent phenomenon in pSS, associated ...
      Doctoral thesis
    • Biological responses of dental pulp stem cells to surfaces modified by collagen 1 and fibronectin 

      Omer, Abedelfattah Atif Taher (The University of Bergen, 2014-01-18)
      Collagen 1 and fibronectin are extracellular matrix proteins that contribute in cell activity and involve in regulating dental pulp stem cells. The purpose of this in vitro study was to investigate the effect of collagen ...
      Master thesis
    • Biological Responses to Aliphatic Polyester Scaffolds for Bone Tissue Engineering Applications 

      Idris, Shaza Bushra (The University of Bergen, 2010-12-03)
      Currently, various strategies are used to stimulate healing of bone defects and restore lost alveolar bone and periodontal support. The concept of tissue engineering has emerged as a valid approach to the current therapies ...
      Doctoral thesis
    • Biomarker profiles in serum and saliva of experimental Sjögren's syndrome: associations with specific autoimmune manifestations 

      Delaleu, Nicolas Hervé; Immervoll, Heike; Cornelius, Janet; Jonsson, Roland (BioMed Central, 2008-02-20)
      Introduction Sjögren's syndrome (SS) is a systemic autoimmune disease that mainly targets the exocrine glands. The aim of this study was to investigate the involvement of 87 proteins measured in serum and 75 proteins ...
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    • Biomarkers and echocardiographic predictors of myocardial dysfunction in patients with hypertension 

      Bielecka-Dabrowa, Agata; Michalska-Kasiczak, Marta; Gluba, Anna; Ahmed, Ali; Gerdts, Eva; von Haehling, Stephan; Rysz, Jacek; Banach, Maciej (Nature Publishing Group, 2015-03-09)
      The study aimed to identify early echocardiographic and circulating biomarkers of heart failure (HF) in hypertensive patients with normal resting echocardiography. Echocardiography at rest and during exercise, and selected ...
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