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    • Fibroblast EXT1-Levels Influence Tumor Cell Proliferation and Migration in Composite Spheroids 

      Österholm, Cecilia; Lu, Ning; Lidén, Åsa; Karlsen, Tine V.; Gullberg, Donald; Reed, Rolf K.; Kusche-Gullberg, Marion (Public Library of Science, 2012-07-25)
      Background: Stromal fibroblasts are important determinants of tumor cell behavior. They act to condition the tumor microenvironment, influence tumor growth, support tumor angiogenesis and affect tumor metastasis. Heparan ...
      Peer reviewedJournal article
    • Fibroblast α11β1 Integrin Regulates Tensional Homeostasis in Fibroblast/A549 Carcinoma Heterospheroids 

      Lu, Ning; Karlsen, Tine Veronica; Reed, Rolf K.; Kusche-Gullberg, Marion; Gullberg, Donald (PLoS, 2014-07-30)
      We have previously shown that fibroblast expression of α11β1 integrin stimulates A549 carcinoma cell growth in a xenograft tumor model. To understand the molecular mechanisms whereby a collagen receptor on fibroblast can ...
      Journal article
    • Filamin A binds to CCR2B and regulates its internalization 

      Minsaas, Laura; Planagumà, Jesús; Madziva, Michael; Krakstad, Beate F.; Masià-Balagué, Míriam; Katz, Arieh A.; Aragay, Anna M. (Public Library of Science, 2010-08-17)
      The chemokine (C-C motif) receptor 2B (CCR2B) is one of the two isoforms of the receptor for monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 (CCL2), the major chemoattractant for monocytes, involved in an array of chronic inflammatory ...
      Peer reviewedJournal article
    • Filamin A-Hinge Region 1-EGFP: A Novel Tool for Tracking the Cellular Functions of Filamin A in Real-Time 

      Planagumà, Jesús; Minsaas, Laura; Pons, Mónica; Myhren, Lene Elisabeth; Garrido, Georgina; Aragay, Anna M. (Public Library of Science, 2012-08-01)
      Background: Filamin A (FLNa) is an actin-crosslinking protein necessary for stabilizing the cell surface, organizing protrusive activity and for promoting efficient cellular translocation. Recently, our group demonstrated ...
      Peer reviewedJournal article
    • Flow cytometry-based functional selection of RNA interference triggers for efficient epi-allelic analysis of therapeutic targets 

      Micklem, David Robert; Blø, Magnus; Bergström, Petra; Hodneland, Erlend; Tiron, Crina Elena; Høiby, Torill; Gjerdrum, Christine; Hammarsten, Ola; Lorens, James B. (BioMed Central, 2014-06-21)
      Background: The dose-response relationship is a fundamental pharmacological parameter necessary to determine therapeutic thresholds. Epi-allelic hypomorphic analysis using RNA interference (RNAi) can similarly correlate ...
      Journal article
    • Fractional anisotropy shows differential reduction in frontal-subcortical fiber bundles - A longitudinal MRI study of 76 middle-aged and older adults 

      Vik, Alexandra; Hodneland, Erlend; Haász, Judit; Ystad, Martin Andreas; Lundervold, Astri; Lundervold, Arvid (Frontiers, 2015-05-15)
      Motivated by the frontal- and white matter (WM) retrogenesis hypotheses and the assumptions that fronto-striatal circuits are especially vulnerable in normal aging, the goal of the present study was to identify fiber bundles ...
      Journal article
    • Function and regulation of phenylalanine and tyrosine hydroxylases from human and Caenorhabditis elegans. With focus in evolutionary aspects and development of new therapies 

      Calvo, Ana C. (The University of Bergen, 2010-06-11)
      The family of the aromatic amino acid hydroxylases (AAAH) is well studied in mammals. It includes four members, i.e. phenylalanine hydroxylase (PAH), tyrosine hydroxylase (TH) and the tryptophan hydroxylases (TPH1 and ...
      Doctoral thesis
    • Functional p53 is required for rapid restoration of daunorubicin-induced lesions of the spleen 

      Herfindal, Lars; Myhren, Lene Elisabeth; Gjertsen, Bjørn Tore; Døskeland, Stein Ove; Gausdal, Gro (BioMed Central, 2013-07-11)
      Background: The tumour suppressor and transcription factor p53 is a major determinant of the therapeutic response to anthracyclines. In healthy tissue, p53 is also considered pivotal for side effects of anthracycline treatment ...
      Journal article
    • Functional studies of tyrosine hydroxylase missense variants reveal distinct patterns of molecular defects in dopa-responsive dystonia 

      Fossbakk, Agnete; Kleppe, Rune; Knappskog, Per; Martinez, Aurora; Haavik, Jan (Wiley, 2014-06-03)
      Congenital tyrosine hydroxylase deficiency (THD) is found in autosomal-recessive Dopa-responsive dystonia and related neurological syndromes. The clinical manifestations of THD are variable, ranging from early-onset lethal ...
      Journal article
    • Functions and Regulation of eukaryotic NAD kinase - an essential enzyme for NADP biosynthesis 

      Pollak, Nadine (The University of Bergen, 2008-02-15)
      NAD and NADP, both major carriers of cellular reducing equivalents, are of vital importance in diverse metabolic and signaling processes. Efficient maintenance and regulation of the reduction-oxidation status is therefore ...
      Doctoral thesis
    • Gamma knife surgery as monotherapy with clinically relevant doses prolongs survival in a Human GBM Xenograft Model 

      Skeie, Bente Sandvei; Wang, Jian; Dodoo, Ernest; Heggdal, Jan Ingemann; Grønli, Janne; Sleire, Linda; Bragstad, Sidsel Marit; Ganz, Jeremy Christopher; Chekenya, Martha; Mørk, Sverre; Pedersen, Paal-Henning; Enger, Per Øyvind (Hindawi, 2013)
      Object. Gamma knife surgery (GKS) may be used for recurring glioblastomas (GBMs). However, patients have then usually undergone multimodal treatment, which makes it difficult to specifically validate GKS independent of ...
      Journal article
    • Gene expression in tumor cells and stroma in dsRed 4T1 tumors in eGFP-expressing mice with and without enhanced oxygenation 

      Moen, Ingrid; Jevne, Alison Charlotte; Wang, Jian; Kalland, Karl-Henning; Chekenya, Martha; Akslen, Lars A.; Sleire, Linda; Enger, Per Øyvind; Reed, Rolf K.; Øyan, Anne Margrete; Stuhr, Linda Elin Birkhaug (BioMed Central Ltd., 2012-01-17)
      Background The tumor microenvironment is pivotal in tumor progression. Thus, we aimed to develop a mammary tumor model to elucidate molecular characteristics in the stroma versus the tumor cell compartment by global gene ...
      Peer reviewedJournal article
    • Genome wide association study identifies variants in NBEA associated with migraine in bipolar disorder 

      Jacobsen, Kaya Kvarme; Nievergelt, Caroline M.; Zayats, Tetyana; Greenwood, Tifany A.; Anttila, Verneri; Akiskal, Hagop Souren; Haavik, Jan; Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Kelsoe, John R.; Johansson, Stefan; Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim (Elsevier B.V., 2015-10-12)
      Background. Migraine is a common comorbidity among individuals with bipolar disorder, but the underlying mechanisms for this co-occurrence are poorly understood. The aim of this study was to investigate the genetic background ...
      Journal article
    • Genome-wide analysis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in Norway 

      Zayats, Tetyana; Athanasiu, Lavinia; Sønderby, Ida Elken; Djurovic, Srdjan; Westlye, Lars Tjelta; Tamnes, Christian Krog; Fladby, Tormod; Aase, Heidi; Zeiner, Pål; Reichborn-Kjennerud, Ted; Knappskog, Per; Knudsen, Gun Peggy; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Johansson, Stefan; Haavik, Jan (PLOS, 2015-04-13)
      Background Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a highly heritable neuropsychiatric condition, but it has been difficult to identify genes underlying this disorder. This study aimed to explore genetics of ...
      Journal article
    • Glioblastomas are composed of genetically divergent clones with distinct tumourigenic potential and variable stem cell-associated phenotypes 

      Stieber, Daniel; Golebiewska, Anna; Evers, Lisa; Lenkiewicz, Elizabeth; Brons, Nicolas H.C.; Nicot, Nathalie; Oudin, Anaïs; Bougnaud, Sébastien; Hertel, Frank; Bjerkvig, Rolf; Vallar, Laurent; Barrett, Michael T.; Niclou, Simone P. (Springer, 2014-02)
      Glioblastoma (GBM) is known to be a heterogeneous disease; however, the genetic composition of the cells within a given tumour is only poorly explored. In the advent of personalised medicine the understanding of intra-tumoural ...
      Journal article
    • HAMLET forms annular oligomers when deposited with phoshpolipid monolayers 

      Baumann, Anne; Gjerde, Anja Underhaug; Ying, Ming; Svanborg, Catharina; Holmsen, Holm A.; Glomm, Wilhelm; Martinez, Aurora; Halskau, Øyvind (Elsevier, 2012-04)
      Recently, the anticancer activity of human α-lactalbumin made lethal to tumor cells (HAMLET) has been linked to its increased membrane affinity in vitro, at neutral pH, and ability to cause leakage relative to the ...
      Journal article
    • HAMLET interacts with lipid membranes and perturbs their structure and integrity 

      Mossberg, Ann-Kristin; Puchades, Maja; Halskau, Øyvind; Baumann, Anne; Lanekoff, Ingela; Chao, Yinxia; Martinez, Aurora; Svanborg, Catharina; Karlsson, Roger (Public Library of Science, 2010-01-23)
      Background Cell membrane interactions rely on lipid bilayer constituents and molecules inserted within the membrane, including specific receptors. HAMLET (human α-lactalbumin made lethal to tumor cells) is a tumoricidal ...
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    • Health-related quality of life in elderly patients hospitalized with chronic heart failure 

      Erceg, Predrag; Despotovic, Nebosja; Milosevic, Drogoslav P.; Soldatovic, Ivan; Zdravkovic, Sanja; Tomic, Snezana; Markovic, Ivana; Mihajlovic, Gordana; Brajovic, Milan D.; Bojovic, Ognjen; Potic, Bojana; Davidovic, Mladen (Dove Medical Press, 2013-11-15)
      Background: Chronic heart failure is a very common condition in the elderly, characterized not only by high mortality rates, but also by a strong impact on health-related quality of life (HRQOL). Previous studies of HRQOL ...
      Journal article
    • The Heart and a Fibrotic Interstitium 

      Sagvaag, Vivian (The University of Bergen, 2009-05-29)
      Several acute and chronic diseases disposes for myocardial oedema and fibrosis, leading to impaired cardiac function, presumably as a result of an increased chamber stiffness. Mechanisms and adverse effects of both oedema ...
      Master thesis
    • Histological and bacteriological changes in intestine of beluga (Huso huso) following ex vivo exposure to bacterial strains 

      Salma, Wahida; Zhou, Zhigang; Wang, Wenwan; Askarian, Fatemeh; Kousha, Armin; Ebrahimi, Maryam Tajabadi; Myklebust, Reidar; Ringø, Einar (Elsevier, 2011-04-04)
      In the present study the intestinal sac method (ex vivo) was used to evaluate the interactions between lactic acid bacteria and staphylococci in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract of beluga (Huso huso). The distal intestine ...
      Peer reviewedJournal article