• C77G in PTPRC (CD45) is no risk allele for ovarian cancer, but associated with less aggressive disease 

      Landskron, Johannes; Kraggerud, Sigrid M.; Wik, Elisabeth; Dørum, Anne; Bjørnslett, Merete Pauline; Melum, Espen; Helland, Øystein; Bjørge, Line; Lothe, Ragnhild A; Salvesen, Helga; Tasken, Kjetil (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-07-31)
      The pan lymphocyte marker CD45 exists in various isoforms arising from alternative splicing of the exons 4, 5 and 6. While naïve T cells express CD45RA translated from an mRNA containing exon 4, exons 4–6 are spliced out ...
    • Effect of the MDM2 promoter polymorphisms SNP309T>G and SNP285G>C on the risk of ovarian cancer in BRCA1 mutation carriers 

      Bjørnslett, Merete; Knappskog, Stian; Lønning, Per Eystein; Dørum, Anne (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2012-10-05)
      Background: While BRCA mutation carriers possess a 20-40% lifetime risk of developing ovarian cancer, knowledge about genetic modifying factors influencing the phenotypic expression remains obscure. We explored the ...
    • MDM2 promoter polymorphism del1518 (rs3730485) and its impact on endometrial and ovarian cancer risk 

      Gansmo, Liv Beathe; Bjørnslett, Merete Pauline; Halle, Mari Kyllesø; Salvesen, Helga; Romundstad, Pål Richard; Hveem, Kristian; Vatten, Lars Johan; Dørum, Anne; Lønning, Per Eystein; Knappskog, Stian (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-02-03)
      Background: The del1518 (rs3730485) polymorphism is an in/del variant in the MDM2 promoter P1. The variant is in complete linkage disequilibrium with MDM2 SNP309 (rs2279744) and has previously been found associated with ...
    • The MDM4 SNP34091 (rs4245739) C-allele is associated with increased risk of ovarian—but not endometrial cancer 

      Gansmo, Liv Beathe; Bjørnslett, Merete Pauline; Halle, Mari Kyllesø; Salvesen, Helga Birgitte; Dørum, Anne; Birkeland, Einar Elvbakken; Hveem, Kristian; Romundstad, Pål Richard; Vatten, Lars Johan; Lønning, Per Eystein; Knappskog, Stian (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016-02-11)
      The MDM4 protein (also known as MDMX or HDMX) is a negative regulator of p53, not only by direct interaction but also through its interaction with MDM2. Further, MDM4 overexpression and amplification have been observed in ...