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Interactions between Fusobacterium nucleatum and Primary Human Oral Cells: In Vitro Studies in Monolayer and Organotypic Culture Models
(The University of Bergen, 2012-06-21)
F. nucleatum is a Gram-negative bacterium, member of normal flora in the oral cavity, which has a major role in the formation of the subgingival biofilm. The adhesins expressed on the cell wall outer membrane confer F. ...
Uterine cervical neoplasia : aspects of biology and pathology
(The University of Bergen, 2007-01-18)
Secreted proteins of mycobacteria and their role during infection
(The University of Bergen, 2012-03-23)
One-third of the world’s population is infected with the causative agent of tuberculosis, Mycobacterium tuberculosis. A fraction of infected individuals have an active form of the disease, while the remainder is able to ...
Time-dependent clock gene expression in mouse and human stem and progenitor cells
(The University of Bergen, 2007-03-30)
Time is a fundamental part of all biological processes. During the whole process of evolution, living cells and organisms had to adapt to cyclic variations in the environment. In particular, the light and temperature ...
Ectopic germinal center formation in Sjögren’s syndrome: Significance of lymphoid organization
(The University of Bergen, 2006-06-23)
Sjögren’s syndrom (SS) is an autoimmune, chronic inflammatory disorder predominantly affecting the salivary and lacrimal glands. The overall aim of this study was to determine clinicopathological features in human and ...
Comprehensive Analysis of Exported Proteins from Mycobacterium tuberculosis H37Rv
(Wiley-VCH Verlag Berlin, 2007-04-21)
Proteins secreted by Mycobacterium tuberculosis play an essential role in the pathogenesis of tuberculosis. The culture filtrates of M. tuberculosis H37Rv made by Sadamu Nagai (Japan), are considerably enriched for secreted ...
Proliferation, lymph vessel invasion and histologic type as prognostic factors in lymph node negative breast cancer
(The University of Bergen, 2011-12-14)
Breast cancer is a leading cause of cancer mortality among women in the western world, second only to lung cancer. Since the mammography screening program in Norway started in 1995, 70% and more of all new breast cancers ...
The autonomy of different aspects of Sjögren´s syndrome and their treatment in an experimental model: the use of comprehensive biomarker analyses to characterize the disease and the effect of heat-shock proteins in treatment intervention
(The University of Bergen, 2008-06-20)
Sjögren’s syndrome (SS) is a systemic rheumatic disease, in which the salivary and lacrimal glands are the principal targets of a pathological autoimmune reaction. Clinically, SS is manifested by keratoconjunctivitis ...
The Bacterial Preparation OK432 Induces IL-12p70 Secretion in Human Dendritic Cells in a TLR3 Dependent Manner
(Public Library of Science, 2012-02-21)
Dendritic cells (DC) used in therapeutic cancer immunotherapy have to be able to stimulate T cells resulting in an immune response that can efficiently target the cancer cells. One of the critical hurdles has been the lack ...
A five-year prospective study of fatigue in primary Sjögren’s syndrome
(BioMed Central, 2011-10-13)
Introduction: Fatigue is prevalent in primary Sjögren’s syndrome (pSS), and contributes to the considerably reduced health related quality of life in this disease. The symptom is included in proposed disease activity ...