• Association of a BACE1 Gene Polymorphism with Parkinson’s Disease in a Norwegian Population 

      Lange, Johannes; Lunde, Kristin Aaser; Sletten, Camilla Johanne; Møller, Simon Geir; Tysnes, Ole-Bjørn; Alves, Guido; Larsen, Jan Petter; Maple-Grødem, Jodi (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015)
      Parkinson’s disease (PD) and Alzheimer’s disease (AD) share pathological features, including amyloid-beta pathology. Amyloid-beta peptide is generated by sequential proteolysis of amyloid precursor protein (APP), and genetic ...
    • Association of SNCA Parkinson's Disease Risk Polymorphisms With Disease Progression in Newly Diagnosed Patients 

      Szwedo, Aleksandra A; Pedersen, Camilla C; Ushakova, Anastasia; Forsgren, Lars; Tysnes, Ole-Bjørn; Counsell, Carl E.; Alves, Guido Werner; Lange, Johannes; Macleod, Angus D.; Maple-Grødem, Jodi (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Objectives: To evaluate the impact of SNCA polymorphisms originally identified as risk factors for Parkinson's disease (PD) on the clinical presentation and progression of the disease in a large cohort of population-based ...
    • Downregulation of N-terminal acetylation triggers ABA-mediated drought responses in Arabidopsis 

      Linster, Eric; Stephan, Iwona; Bienvenut, Willy V.; Maple-Grødem, Jodi; Myklebust, Line Merethe; Huber, Monika; Reichelt, Michael; Sticht, Carsten; Møller, Simon Geir; Meinnel, Thierry; Arnesen, Thomas; Giglione, Carmela; Hell, Rüdiger; Wirtz, Markus (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015-07-17)
      N-terminal acetylation (NTA) catalysed by N-terminal acetyltransferases (Nats) is among the most common protein modifications in eukaryotes, but its significance is still enigmatic. Here we characterize the plant NatA ...
    • Genetic risk of Parkinson disease and progression: An analysis of 13 longitudinal cohorts 

      Iwaki, Hirotaka; Blauwendraat, Cornelis; Leonard, Hampton L.; Liu, Ganqiang; Maple-Grødem, Jodi; Corvol, Jean-Christophe; Pihlstrøm, Lasse; van Nimwegen, Marlies; Hutten, Samantha J.; Nguyen, Khanh-Dung H.; Rick, Jacqueline; Eberly, Shirley; Faghri, Faraz; Auinger, Peggy; Scott, Kirsten M.; Wijeyekoon, Ruwani; van Deerlin, Vivianna M.; Hernandez, Dena G.; Day-Williams, Aaron G.; Brice, Alexis; Alves, Guido Werner; Noyce, Alastair J.; Tysnes, Ole-Bjørn; Evans, Jonathan R.; Breen, David P.; Estrada, Karol; Wegel, Claire E.; Danjou, Fabrice; Simon, David K.; Ravina, Bernard; Toft, Mathias; Heutink, Peter; Bloem, Bastiaan R.; Weintraub, Daniel; Barker, Roger A.; Williams-Gray, Caroline H.; van de Warrenburg, Bart P.; van Hilten, Jacobus J.; Scherzer, Clemens R.; Singleton, Andrew B.; Nalls, Mike A. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Objective: To determine if any association between previously identified alleles that confer risk for Parkinson disease and variables measuring disease progression. Methods: We evaluated the association between 31 risk ...
    • Genetic risk scores and hallucinations in patients with Parkinson disease 

      Kusters, Cynthia D.J.; Paul, Kimberly C.; Folle, Aline Duarte; Keener, Adrienne M.; Bronstein, Jeff M.; Dobricic, Valerija; Tysnes, Ole-Bjørn; Bertram, Lars; Alves, Guido Werner; Sinsheimer, Janet S.; Lill, Christina M.; Maple-Grødem, Jodi; Ritz, Beate R. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Objective We examine the hypothesized overlap of genetic architecture for Alzheimer disease (AD), schizophrenia (SZ), and Parkinson disease (PD) through the use of polygenic risk scores (PRSs) with the occurrence of ...
    • Plasma-derived exosome-like vesicles are enriched in lyso-phospholipids and pass the blood-brain barrier 

      Jakubec, Martin; Maple-Grødem, Jodi; Akbari, Saleha; Nesse, Susanne; Halskau, Øyvind; Mork-Jansson, Astrid Elisabeth (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Exosomes are vesicles involved in intercellular communication. Their membrane structure and core content is largely dependent on the cell of origin. Exosomes have been investigated both for their biological roles and their ...
    • The value of cerebrospinal fluid α‐synuclein and the tau/α‐synuclein ratio for diagnosis of neurodegenerative disorders with Lewy pathology 

      Førland, Marthe Gurine; Tysnes, Ole-Bjørn; Aarsland, Dag; Maple-Grødem, Jodi; Pedersen, Kenn Freddy; Alves, Guido Werner; Lange, Johannes (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-07-10)
      Background and purpose: Parkinson's disease (PD), dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) and Alzheimer's disease (AD) are three of the most common neurodegenerative disorders. Up to 20% of these patients have the wrong diagnosis, ...