• Associations between the MDM2 promoter P1 polymorphism del1518 (rs3730485) and incidence of cancer of the breast, lung, colon and prostate 

      Gansmo, Liv Beathe; Vatten, Lars Johan; Romundstad, Pål Richard; Hveem, Kristian; Ryan, Bríd M.; Harris, Curtis C.; Knappskog, Stian; Lønning, Per Eystein (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016-04-12)
      The MDM2 promoter region contains several polymorphisms, some of which have been associated with MDM2 expression, cancer risk and age at cancer onset. del1518 (rs3730485) is an indel polymorphism residing in the MDM2 ...
    • The Chromosome 9p21 CVD- and T2D-Associated Regions in a Norwegian Population (The HUNT2 Survey) 

      Helgeland, Øyvind; Hertel, Jens Kristoffer; Molven, Anders; Ræder, Helge; Platou, Carl Geoffrey Parrinder; Midthjell, Kristian; Hveem, Kristian; Nygård, Ottar; Njølstad, Pål R.; Johansson, Stefan (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015)
      Background. Two adjacent regions upstream CDKN2B on chromosome 9p21 have been associated with type 2 diabetes (T2D) and progression of cardiovascular disease (CVD).The precise location and number of risk variants have not ...
    • Circulating concentrations of biomarkers and metabolites related to Vitamin status, one-carbon and the kynurenine pathways in US, Nordic, Asian, and Australian populations 

      Midttun, Øivind; Theofylaktopoulou, Despoina; Mccann, Adrian; Fanidi, Anouar; Muller, David C.; Meyer, Klaus; Ulvik, Arve; Zheng, Wei; Shu, Xiao-Ou; Xiang, Yong-Bing; Prentice, Ross; Thomson, Cynthia A.; Pettinger, Mary; Giles, Graham G.; Hodge, Allison; Cai, Qiuyin; Blot, William J.; Wu, Jie; Johansson, Mikael; Hultdin, Johan; Grankvist, Kjell; Stevens, Victoria L.; McCullough, Marjorie L.; Weinstein, Stephanie J.; Albanes, Demetrius; Langhammer, Arnulf; Hveem, Kristian; Næss, Marit; Sesso, Howard D.; Gaziano, J. Michael; Buring, Julie E.; Lee, I-Min; Severi, Gianluca; Zhang, Xuehong; Han, Jiali; Stampfer, Meir J.; Smith-Warner, Stephanie A.; Zeleniuch-Jacquotte, Anne; Le Marchand, Loic; Yuan, Jian-Min; Butler, Lesley M.; Koh, Woon-Puay; Wang, Renwei; Gao, Yu-Tang; Ericson, Ulrika; Sonestedt, Emily; Ziegler, Regina G.; Freedman, Neal D.; Visvanathan, Kala; Jones, Miranda R.; Relton, Caroline; Brennan, Paul; Johansson, Mattias; Ueland, Per Magne (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-06)
      Background: Circulating concentrations of biomarkers that are related to vitamin status vary by factors such as diet, fortification, and supplement use. Published biomarker concentrations have also been influenced by the ...
    • Circulating high sensitivity C reactive protein concentrations and risk of lung cancer : Nested case-control study within Lung Cancer Cohort Consortium 

      Muller, David C.; Larose, Tricia L; Hodge, Allison; Guida, Florence; Langhammer, Arnulf; Grankvist, Kjell; Meyer, Klaus; Cai, Qiuyin; Arslan, Alan A.; Zeleniuch-Jacquotte, Anne; Albanes, Demetrius; Giles, Graham G.; Sesso, Howard D.; Lee, I-Min; Gaziano, J. Michael; Yuan, Jian-Min; Hoffman Bolton, Judith; Buring, Julie E.; Visvanathan, Kala; Le Marchand, Loic; Purdue, Mark P.; Caporaso, Neil E.; Midttun, Øivind; Ueland, Per Magne; Prentice, Ross L.; Weinstein, Stephanie J.; Stevens, Victoria L.; Zheng, Wei; Blot, William J.; Shu, Xiao-Ou; Zhang, Xuehong; Xiang, Yong-Bing; Koh, Woon-Puay; Hveem, Kristian; Thomson, Cynthia A.; Pettinger, Mary; Engström, Gunnar; Brunnström, Hans; Milne, Roger L.; Stampfer, Meir J.; Han, Jiali; Johansson, Mikael; Brennan, Paul; Severi, Gianluca; Johansson, Mattias (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-01-03)
      Objectives: Inflammation may play an important role in lung cancer pathogenesis. Previous studies have suggested an association between C-reactive protein (CRP) as a marker of inflammation, and risk of lung cancer, but ...
    • Evaluation of four novel genetic variants affecting hemoglobin A1c levels in a population-based type 2 diabetes cohort (the HUNT2 study) 

      Hertel, Jens Kristoffer; Johansson, Stefan; Ræder, Helge; Platou, Carl G. P.; Midthjell, Kristian; Hveem, Kristian; Molven, Anders; Njølstad, Pål Rasmus (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2011-02-04)
      <b>Background:</b> Chronic hyperglycemia confers increased risk for long-term diabetes-associated complications and repeated hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) measures are a widely used marker for glycemic control in diabetes treatment ...
    • FTO, Type 2 Diabetes, and Weight Gain Throughout Adult Life: A Meta-Analysis of 41,504 Subjects From the Scandinavian HUNT, MDC, and MPP Studies 

      Hertel, Jens Kristoffer; Johansson, Stefan; Sonestedt, Emily; Jonsson, Anna; Lie, Rolv Terje; Platou, Carl G. P.; Nilsson, Peter M.; Rukh, Gull; Midthjell, Kristian; Hveem, Kristian; Melander, Olle; Groop, Leif; Lyssenko, Valeriya; Molven, Anders; Orho-Melander, Marju; Njølstad, Pål Rasmus (Research report; Peer reviewed, 2011-05)
      OBJECTIVE—FTO is the most important polygene identified for obesity. We aimed to investigate whether a variant in FTO affects type 2 diabetes risk entirely through its effect on BMI and how FTO influences BMI across adult ...
    • Genome-wide association study reveals dynamic role of genetic variation in infant and early childhood growth 

      Helgeland, Øyvind; Vaudel, Marc; Juliusson, Petur Benedikt; Holmen, Oddgeir Lingaas; Juodakis, Julius; Bacelis, Jonas; Jacobsson, Bo; Lindekleiv, Haakon; Hveem, Kristian; Lie, Rolv T.; Knudsen, Gun Peggy Strømstad; Stoltenberg, Camilla; Magnus, Per; Sagen, Jørn V.; Molven, Anders; Johansson, Stefan; Njølstad, Pål Rasmus (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-10-01)
      Infant and childhood growth are dynamic processes with large changes in BMI during development. By performing genome-wide association studies of BMI at 12 time points from birth to eight years (9286 children, 74,105 ...
    • Influence of MDM2 SNP309 and SNP285 status on the risk of cancer in the breast, prostate, lung and colon 

      Gansmo, Liv Beathe; Knappskog, Stian; Romundstad, Pål Richard; Hveem, Kristian; Vatten, Lars; Lønning, Per Eystein (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015-07)
      MDM2 is a key regulator of the p53 tumor suppressor protein and is overexpressed in many human cancers. Two single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) located in the MDM2 intronic promoter (P2) have been found to exert biological ...
    • 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 ...
    • MDM2 promoter SNP55 (rs2870820) affects risk of colon cancer but not breast-, lung-, or prostate cancer 

      Helwa, Reham; Gansmo, Liv Beathe; Romundstad, Pål Richard; Hveem, Kristian; Vatten, Lars Johan; Ryan, Bríd M.; Harris, Curtis C.; Lønning, Per Eystein; Knappskog, Stian (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016-09-14)
      Two functional SNPs (SNP285G > C; rs117039649 and SNP309T > G; rs2279744) have previously been reported to modulate Sp1 transcription factor binding to the promoter of the proto-oncogene MDM2, and to influence cancer risk. ...
    • MDM4 SNP34091 (rs4245739) and its effect on breast-, colon-, lung- and prostate cancer risk. 

      Gansmo, Liv Beathe; Romundstad, Pål Richard; Birkeland, Einar Elvbakken; Hveem, Kristian; Vatten, Lars Johan; Knappskog, Stian; Lønning, Per Eystein (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015-10-16)
      The MDM4 protein plays an important part in the negative regulation of the tumor suppressor p53 through its interaction with MDM2. In line with this, MDM4 amplification has been observed in several tumor forms. A polymorphism ...
    • 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 ...
    • Population distribution and ancestry of the cancer protective MDM2 SNP285 (rs117039649) 

      Knappskog, Stian; Gansmo, Liv Beathe; Dibirova, Khadizha; Metspalu, Andres; Cybulski, Cezary; Peterlongo, Paolo; Aaltonen, Lauri; Vatten, Lars Johan; Romundstad, Pål Richard; Hveem, Kristian; Devilee, Peter; Evans, Gareth D; Lin, Dongxin; Van Camp, Guy; Manolopoulos, Vangelis G; Osorio, Ana; Milani, Lili; Ozcelik, Tayfun; Zalloua, Pierre; Mouzaya, Francis; Bliznetz, Elena; Balanovska, Elena; Pocheshkova, Elvira; Kucinskas, Vaidutis; Atramentova, Lubov; Nymadawa, Pagbajabyn; Titov, Konstantin; Lavryashina, Maria; Yusupov, Yuldash; Bogdanova, Natalia; Koshel, Sergey; Zamora, Jorge; Wedge, David C.; Charlesworth, Deborah; Dörk, Thilo; Balanovsky, Oleg; Lønning, Per Eystein (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-04-18)
      The MDM2 promoter SNP285C is located on the SNP309G allele. While SNP309G enhances Sp1 transcription factor binding and MDM2 transcription, SNP285C antagonizes Sp1 binding and reduces the risk of breast-, ovary- and ...
    • Prevalence of the CHEK2 R95* germline mutation 

      Knappskog, Stian; Leirvaag, Beryl; Gansmo, Liv Beate; Romundstad, Pål; Hveem, Kristian; Vatten, Lars; Lønning, Per Eystein (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016-09-27)
      Background: While germline CHEK2 mutations have been linked to a moderately elevated cancer risk, to date, a limited number of such mutations have been identified. Recently, we reported a germline nonsense mutation (C283T; ...
    • Vitamin B6 catabolism and lung cancer risk: Results from the Lung Cancer Cohort Consortium (LC3) 

      Zuo, Hui; Ueland, Per Magne; Midttun, Øivind; Tell, Grethe S.; Fanidi, Anouar; Zheng, Wei; Shu, Xiao-Ou; Xiang, Yong-Bing; Wu, Jie; Prentice, Ross L.; Pettinger, Mary; Thomson, Cynthia A.; Giles, Graham G.; Hodge, Allison M.; Cai, Qiuyin; Blot, William J.; Johansson, Mikael B.; Hultdin, Johan; Grankvist, Kjell; Stevens, Victoria L.; McCullough, Marjorie L.; Weinstein, Stephanie J.; Albanes, Demetrius; Ziegler, Regina G.; Freedman, Neal David; Caporaso, Neil E.; Langhammer, Arnulf; Hveem, Kristian; Næss, Marit; Buring, Julie E.; Lee, I-Min; Gaziano, John Michael; Severi, Gianluca; Zhang, Xuehong; Stampfer, Meir Jonathan; Han, Jiali; Zeleniuch-Jacquotte, Anne; Marchand, Loïc Le; Yuan, Jian-Min; Wang, Renwei; Koh, Woon-Puay; Gao, Yutang; Ericson, Ulrika C.; Visvanathan, Kala; Jones, Michael R.; Relton, Caroline Laura; Brennan, Paul J.; Johansson, Mattias; Ulvik, Arve (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-03)
      Background Increased vitamin B6 catabolism related to inflammation, as measured by the PAr index (the ratio of 4-pyridoxic acid over the sum of pyridoxal and pyridoxal-5'-phosphate), has been positively associated with ...