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    • The HELLP syndrome: clinical issues and management. A Review 

      Haram, Kjell; Svendsen, Einar; Abildgaard, Ulrich (The University of Bergen, 2009-02-26)
      Background: The HELLP syndrome is a serious complication in pregnancy characterized by haemolysis, elevated liver enzymes and low platelet count occurring in 0.5 to 0.9% of all pregnancies and in 10–20% of cases with ...
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    • A high confidence, manually validated human blood plasma protein reference set 

      Schenk, Susann; Schoenhals, Gary J.; De Souza, Gustavo A.; Mann, Matthias (BioMed Central, 2008-09-15)
      Background: The immense diagnostic potential of human plasma has prompted great interest and effort in cataloging its contents, exemplified by the Human Proteome Organization (HUPO) Plasma Proteome Project (PPP) pilot ...
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    • Histological type and grade of breast cancer tumors by parity, age at birth, and time since birth: a register-based study in Norway 

      Albrektsen, Grethe; Heuch, Ivar; Thoresen, Steinar Ø. (BioMed Central, 2010-05-21)
      Background Some studies have indicated that reproductive factors affect the risk of histological types of breast cancer differently. The long-term protective effect of a childbirth is preceded by a short-term adverse ...
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    • Hyperoxic Treatment Induces Mesenchymal-to-Epithelial Transition in a Rat Adenocarcinoma Model 

      Moen, Ingrid; Øyan, Anne Margrete; Kalland, Karl-Henning; Tronstad, Karl Johan; Akslen, Lars A.; Chekenya, Martha; Sakariassen, Per Øystein; Reed, Rolf K.; Stuhr, Linda Elin Birkhaug (Public Library of Science, 2009-07-28)
      Tumor hypoxia is relevant for tumor growth, metabolism and epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition (EMT). We report that hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) treatment induced mesenchymal-to-epithelial transition (MET) in a dimetyl-a-b ...
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    • In Situ Expression of Cytokines and Cellular Phenotypes in the Lungs of Mice with Slowly Progressive Primary Tuberculosis 

      Mustafa, Tehmina; Phyu, S.; Nilsen, Rune; Jonsson, Roland; Bjune, Gunnar Aksel (Blackwell Science Ltd., 2000-06)
      The cellular phenotypes and the expression of cytokines were studied in the lungs of mice, using immunohistochemistry, during different phases of slowly progressive primary murine tuberculosis infection. During the first ...
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    • Interactions between Fusobacterium nucleatum and Primary Human Oral Cells: In Vitro Studies in Monolayer and Organotypic Culture Models 

      Dabija-Wolter, Gabriela (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. ...
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    • Ki-67 expression is superior to mitotic count and novel proliferation markers PHH3, MCM4 and mitosin as a prognostic factor in thick cutaneous melanoma 

      Ladstein, Rita Grude; Bachmann, Ingeborg M.; Straume, Oddbjørn; Akslen, Lars A. (BioMed Central, 2010-04-14)
      Background: Tumor cell proliferation is a predictor of survival in cutaneous melanoma. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the prognostic impact of mitotic count, Ki-67 expression and novel proliferation markers ...
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    • The link between periodontal disease and rheumatoid arthritis: An updated review 

      Koziel, Joanna; Mydel, Piotr Mateusz; Potempa, Jan (Springer, 2014-01)
      Porphyromonas gingivalis is a leading pathogen in chronic periodontitis, a disease process involving progressive destruction of the tissues that support the teeth. Recently, the organism has been reported to produce a ...
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    • Lipocalin 2 expression is associated with aggressive features of endometrial cancer 

      Mannelqvist, Monica; Stefansson, Ingunn; Wik, Elisabeth; Kusonmano, Kanthida; Ræder, Maria B.; Øyan, Anne Margrete; Kalland, Karl-Henning; Moses, Marsha A.; Salvesen, Helga B.; Akslen, Lars A. (BioMed Central, 2012-05-06)
      Background: Increased expression of lipocalin 2 (LCN2) has been observed in several cancers. The aim of the present study was to investigate LCN2 in endometrial cancer in relation to clinico-pathologic phenotype, angiogenesis, ...
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    • Maternal allergen immunisation to prevent sensitisation in offspring: Th2-polarising adjuvants are more efficient than a Th1-polarising adjuvant in mice 

      Ellertsen, Linda K.; Nygaard, Unni C.; Melkild, Ingrid; Løvik, Martinus (BioMed Central, 2010-03-01)
      Background Allergy has been an increasing problem in several parts of the world. Prenatal exposure to allergen and microbial components may affect the development of allergies in childhood, as indicated by epidemiological ...
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    • Maturation of monocyte derived dendritic cells with OK432 boosts IL-12p70 secretion and conveys strong T-cell responses 

      Hovden, Arnt-Ove; Karlsen, Marie; Jonsson, Roland; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen; Appel, Silke (BioMed Central, 2011-01-05)
      Background: Design of tumour specific immunotherapies using the patients’ own dendritic cells (DC) is a fast advancing scientific field. The functional qualities of the DC generated in vitro are critical, and today’s ...
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    • MicroRNA Alterations and Associated Aberrant DNA Methylation Patterns across Multiple Sample Types in Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma 

      Wiklund, Erik D.; Gao, Shan; Hulf, Toby; Sibbritt, Tennille; Nair, Shalima; Costea, Daniela Elena; Villadsen, Sune B.; Bakholdt, Vivi; Bramsen, Jesper B.; Sørensen, Jens A.; Krogdahl, Annelise; Clark, Susan J.; Kjems, Jørgen (Public Library of Science, 2011-11-22)
      Background: MicroRNA (miRNA) expression is broadly altered in cancer, but few studies have investigated miRNA deregulation in oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC). Epigenetic mechanisms are involved in the regulation of ...
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    • Normal and malignant epithelial cells with stem-like properties have an extended G2 cell cycle phase that is associated with apoptotic resistance 

      Harper, Lisa J.; Costea, Daniela Elena; Gammon, Luke; Fazil, Bilal; Biddle, Adrian; Mackenzie, Ian C. (BioMed Central, 2010-04-28)
      Background Subsets of cells with stem-like properties have been previously isolated from human epithelial cancers and their resistance to apoptosis-inducing stimuli has been related to carcinoma recurrence and treatment ...
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    • Pandemic influenza vaccines - the challenges 

      Haaheim, Lars Reinhardt; Madhun, Abdullah Sami; Cox, Rebecca Jane (MDPI, 2009-12-03)
      Recent years’ enzootic spread of highly pathogenic H5N1 virus among poultry and the many lethal zoonoses in its wake has stimulated basic and applied pandemic vaccine research. The quest for an efficacious, affordable and ...
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    • Patterns of transmitted HIV drug resistance in Europe vary by risk group 

      Frentz, Dineke; van de Vijver, David A.; Abecasis, Ana B.; Albert, Jan; Hamouda, Osamah; Jørgensen, Louise B.; Kücherer, Claudia; Struck, Daniel; Schmit, Jean-Claude; Vercauteren, Jürgen; Åsjø, Birgitta; Balotta, Claudia; Bergin, Colm; Beshkov, Danail; Camacho, Ricardo; Clotet, Bonaventura; Griskevicius, Algirdas; Grossman, Zehava; Horban, Andrzej; Kolupajeva, Tatjana; Korn, Klaus; Kostrikis, Leondios; Linka, Kirsi Litsola Marek; Nielsen, Claus; Otelea, Dan; Paraskevis, Dimitrios; Paredes, Roger; Poljak, Mario; Puchhammer-Stöckl, Elisabeth; Sönnerborg, Anders; Stanekova, Danica; Stanojevic, Maja; Vandamme, Anne-Mieke; Boucher, Charles A.B.; Wensing, Annemarie (PLoS, 2014-04-10)
      Background: In Europe, a continuous programme (SPREAD) has been in place for ten years to study transmission of drug resistant HIV. We analysed time trends of transmitted drug resistance mutations (TDRM) in relation to the ...
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    • Proliferation, lymph vessel invasion and histologic type as prognostic factors in lymph node negative breast cancer 

      Gudlaugsson, Einar (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 ...
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    • Proteomic analysis of total cellular proteins of human neutrophils 

      Tomazella, Gisele G.; da Silva, Idalete; Laure, Helen J.; Rosa, José C.; Chammas, Roger; Wiker, Harald G.; de Souza, Gustavo A.; Greene, Lewis J. (BioMed Central, 2009-08-31)
      Background: Neutrophils are the most abundant leukocytes in peripheral blood and represent one of the most important elements of innate immunity. Recent subcellular proteomic studies have focused on the identification of ...
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    • Salivary glands of primary Sjögren’s syndrome patients express factors vital for plasma cell survival 

      Szyszko, Ewa A.; Brokstad, Karl Albert; Øijordsbakken, Gunnvor; Jonsson, Malin Viktoria; Jonsson, Roland; Skarstein, Kathrine (BioMed Central, 2011-01-07)
      Introduction: The presence of circulating Ro/SSA and La/SSB autoantibodies has become an important marker in the classification criteria for primary Sjögren’s syndrome (pSS). Plasma cells producing these autoantibodies ...
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    • Secreted proteins of mycobacteria and their role during infection 

      Leversen, Nils Anders (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 ...
      Doctoral thesis
    • Sjögren’s syndrome: studying the disease in mice 

      Delaleu, Nicolas Hervé; Nguyen, Cuong Q.; Peck, Ammon B.; Jonsson, Roland (BioMed Central, 2011-06-13)
      Sjögren’s syndrome (SS), a systemic autoimmune disease, is characterized by infl ammation of exocrine tissues accompanied by a signifi cant loss of their secretory function. Clinical symptoms develop late and there are ...
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