• Age-dependent association between protein expression of the embryonic stem cell marker Cripto-1 and survival of glioblastoma patients 

      Tysnes, Berit Bølge; Sætran, Hege Aase; Mørk, Sverre; Margaryan, Naira v.; Eide, Geir Egil; Petersen, Kjell; Strizzi, Luigi; Hendrix, J. C. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2013-12)
      Exploring the re-emergence of embryonic signaling pathways may reveal important information for cancer biology. Nodal is a transforming growth factor-β (TGF-β)-related morphogen that plays a critical role during embryonic ...
    • Common gene expression signatures in Parkinson’s disease are driven by changes in cell composition 

      Sanchez Nido, Gonzalo; Dick, Fiona; Toker, Lilah; Petersen, Kjell; Alves, Guido Werner; Tysnes, Ole-Bjørn; Jonassen, Inge; Haugarvoll, Kristoffer; Tzoulis, Charalampos (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-04-21)
      The etiology of Parkinson’s disease is largely unknown. Genome-wide transcriptomic studies in bulk brain tissue have identified several molecular signatures associated with the disease. While these studies have the potential ...
    • Data partitioning enables the use of standard SOAP Web Services in genome-scale workflows 

      Sztromwasser, Paweł; Puntervoll, Pål; Petersen, Kjell (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2011)
      Biological databases and computational biology tools are provided by research groups around the world, and made accessible on the Web. Combining these resources is a com- mon practice in bioinformatics, but integration of ...
    • Direct data transfer between SOAP web services in Orchestration 

      Subramanian, Sattanathan; Sztromwasser, Paweł; Puntervoll, Pål; Petersen, Kjell (Conference object; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      In scientific data analysis, workflows are used to integrate and coordinate resources such as databases and tools. Workflows are normally executed by an orchestrator that invokes component services and mediates data transport ...
    • Gene expression profiles in rat brain disclose CNS signature genes and regional patterns of functional specialisation 

      Stansberg, Christine; Vik-Mo, Audun O.; Holdhus, Rita; Breilid, Harald; Srebro, Boleslaw; Petersen, Kjell; Jørgensen, Hugo A.; Jonassen, Inge; Steen, Vidar Martin (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2007-04-04)
      Background: The mammalian brain is divided into distinct regions with structural and neurophysiological differences. As a result, gene expression is likely to vary between regions in relation to their cellular composition ...
    • Genome-wide transcription analysis of histidine-related cataract in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L) 

      Tröße, Christiane; Waagbø, Rune; Breck, Olav; Stavrum, Anne-Kristin; Petersen, Kjell; Olsvik, Pål A. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2009-07-09)
      Purpose: Elevated levels of dietary histidine have previously been shown to prevent or mitigate cataract formation in farmed Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L). The aim of this study was to shed light on the mechanisms by ...
    • High-Throughput Mutation Profiling of Primary and Metastatic Endometrial Cancers Identifies KRAS, FGFR2 and PIK3CA to Be Frequently Mutated 

      Krakstad, Camilla; Birkeland, Even; Seidel, Danila; Kusonmano, Kanthida; Petersen, Kjell; Mjøs, Siv; Høivik, Erling Andre; Wik, Elisabeth; Halle, Mari Kyllesø; Øyan, Anne Margrete; Kalland, Karl-Henning; Werner, Henrica Maria Johanna; Trovik, Jone; Salvesen, Helga Birgitte (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2012-12-27)
      Background: Despite being the most common pelvic gynecologic malignancy in industrialized countries, no targeted therapies are available for patients with metastatic endometrial carcinoma. In order to improve treatment, ...
    • The influence of the NOD Nss1/Idd5 loci on sialadenitis and gene expression in salivary glands of congenic mice 

      Hjelmervik, Trond Ove R.; Linqvist, Anne-Karin; Petersen, Kjell; Johannesson, Martina; Stavrum, Anne-Kristin; Johansson, Åsa; Jonsson, Roland; Holmdahl, Rikard; Bolstad, Anne Isine (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2007-09-27)
      The nonobese diabetic (NOD) Nss1 and Idd5 loci have been associated with sialadenitis development in mice. In this study the NOD Nss1 and Idd5 loci were backcrossed onto the healthy control strain B10.Q by using the speed ...
    • Inhibition of mitochondrial respiration prevents BRAF-mutant melanoma brain metastasis 

      Sundstrøm, Terje; Prestegarden, Lars; Azuaje, Francisco; Aasen, Synnøve Nymark; Røsland, Gro Vatne; Varughese, Jobin K.; Bahador, Marzieh; Bernatz, Simon; Braun, Yannick; Harter, Patrick N.; Skaftnesmo, Kai Ove; Ingham, Elizabeth S.; Mahakian, Lisa M.; Tam, Sarah; Tepper, Clifford G.; Petersen, Kjell; Ferrara, Katherine W.; Tronstad, Karl Johan; Lund-Johansen, Morten; Beschorner, Rudi; Bjerkvig, Rolf; Thorsen, Frits (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-04-10)
      Melanoma patients carry a high risk of developing brain metastases, and improvements in survival are still measured in weeks or months. Durable disease control within the brain is impeded by poor drug penetration across ...
    • KRAS gene amplification and overexpression but not mutation associates with aggressive and metastatic endometrial cancer 

      Birkeland, Even; Wik, Elisabeth; Mjøs, Siv; Høivik, Erling Andre; Trovik, Jone; Werner, Henrica Maria Johanna; Kusonmano, Kanthida; Petersen, Kjell; Ræder, Maria B.; Holst, Frederik; Øyan, Anne Margrete; Kalland, Karl-Henning; Akslen, Lars A.; Simon, Ronald; Krakstad, Camilla; Salvesen, Helga Birgitte (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2012)
      BACKGROUND: Three quarter of endometrial carcinomas are treated at early stage. Still, 15 to 20% of these patients experience recurrence, with little effect from systemic therapies. Homo sapiens v-Ki-ras2 Kirsten rat sarcoma ...
    • Norwegian e-Infrastructure for Life Sciences (NeLS) 

      Tekle, Kidane M; Gundersen, Sveinung; Klepper, Kjetil; Bongo, Lars Ailo; Raknes, Inge Alexander; Li, Xiaxi; Zhang, Wei; Andreetta, Christian; Mulugeta, Teshome Dagne; Kalaš, Matúš; Rye, Morten Beck; Hjerde, Erik; Antony Samy, Jeevan Karloss; Fornous, Ghislain; Azab, Abdulrahman; Våge, Dag Inge; Hovig, Eivind; Willassen, Nils Peder; Drabløs, Finn; Nygård, Ståle; Petersen, Kjell; Jonassen, Inge (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018)
      The Norwegian e-Infrastructure for Life Sciences (NeLS) has been developed by ELIXIR Norway to provide its users with a system enabling data storage, sharing, and analysis in a project-oriented fashion. The system is ...
    • Pharmacokinetics and transcriptional effects of the anti-salmon lice drug emamectin benzoate in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) 

      Olsvik, Pål Asgeir; Lie, Kai Kristoffer; Mykkeltvedt, Eva; Samuelsen, Ole Bent; Petersen, Kjell; Stavrum, Anne-Kristin; Lunestad, Bjørn Tore (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2008-09-11)
      Background: Emamectin benzoate (EB) is a dominating pharmaceutical drug used for the treatment and control of infections by sea lice (Lepeophtheirus salmonis) on Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L). Fish with an initial mean ...
    • A simple spreadsheet-based, MIAME-supportive format for microarray data: MAGE-TAB 

      Rayner, Tim F.; Rocca-Serra, Philippe; Spellman, Paul T.; Causton, Helen C.; Farne, Anna; Holloway, Ele; Irizarry, Rafael A.; Liu, Junmin; Maier, Donald S.; Miller, Michael; Petersen, Kjell; Quackenbush, John; Sherlock, Gavin; Stoeckert, Christian J. Jr; White, Joseph; Whetzel, Patricia L.; Wymore, Farrell; Parkinson, Helen; Sarkans, Ugis; Ball, Catherine A.; Brazma, Alvis (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2006-11-06)
      Background: Sharing of microarray data within the research community has been greatly facilitated by the development of the disclosure and communication standards MIAME and MAGEML by the MGED Society. However, the complexity ...
    • Switch in FOXA1 status associates with endometrial cancer progression 

      Tangen, Ingvild Løberg; Krakstad, Camilla; Halle, Mari Kyllesø; Werner, Henrica Maria Johanna; Øyan, Anne Margrete; Kusonmano, Kanthida; Petersen, Kjell; Kalland, Karl-Henning; Akslen, Lars A.; Trovik, Jone; Rodriguez, Antoni Hurtado; Salvesen, Helga Birgitte (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-05-21)
      Background: The transcription factor Forkhead box A1 (FOXA1) is suggested to be important in hormone dependent cancers, although with little data for endometrial cancer. We investigated expression levels of FOXA1 in primary ...
    • Tumour-associated glial host cells display a stem-like phenotype with a distinct gene expression profile and promote growth of GBM xenografts 

      Leiss, Lina Wik; Mutlu, Ercan; Øyan, Anne Margrete; Yan, Tao; Tsinkalovsky, Oleg; Sleire, Linda; Petersen, Kjell; Rahman, Mohummad Aminur; Johannessen, Mireille Kayitesi; Mitra, Siddharta S.; Jacobsen, Hege; Talasila, Krishna Mukharji; Miletic, Hrvoje; Jonassen, Inge; Li, Xingang; Brons, Nicolas H.C.; Kalland, Karl-Henning; Wang, Jian; Enger, Per Øyvind (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-02-07)
      Background: Little is known about the role of glial host cells in brain tumours. However, supporting stromal cells have been shown to foster tumour growth in other cancers. Methods: We isolated stromal cells from patient-derived ...