• Gene expression in the rat brain: High similarity but unique differences between frontomedial-, temporal- and occipital cortex 

      Stansberg, Christine; Ersland, Kari Merete; Valk, Paul van der; Steen, Vidar Martin (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2011-01-26)
      Background: The six-layered neocortex of the mammalian brain may appear largely homologous, but is in reality a modular structure of anatomically and functionally distinct areas. However, global gene expression seems to ...
    • 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 ...
    • Gene-Based Analysis of Regionally Enriched Cortical Genes in GWAS Data Sets of Cognitive Traits and Psychiatric Disorders 

      Ersland, Kari Merete; Christoforou, Andrea; Stansberg, Christine; Espeseth, Thomas; Mattheisen, Manuel; Mattingsdal, Morten; Hardarson, Gudmundur A.; Hansen, Thomas; Fernandes, Carla P. D.; Giddaluru, Sudheer; Breuer, René; Strohmaier, Jana; Djurovic, Srdjan; Nöthen, Markus M.; Rietschel, Marcella; Lundervold, Astri Johansen; Werge, Thomas; Cichon, Sven; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Reinvang, Ivar; Steen, Vidar Martin; Le Hellard, Stephanie (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2012-02-22)
      Background: Despite its estimated high heritability, the genetic architecture leading to differences in cognitive performance remains poorly understood. Different cortical regions play important roles in normal cognitive ...
    • Hyperoxia retards growth and induces apoptosis and loss of glands and blood vessels in DMBA-induced rat mammary tumors 

      Raa, Anette; Stansberg, Christine; Steen, Vidar Martin; Bjerkvig, Rolf; Reed, Rolf K.; Stuhr, Linda Elin Birkhaug (Journal article, 2007-01-30)
      This study investigated the effects of hyperoxic treatment on growth, angiogenesis, apoptosis, general morphology and gene expression in DMBA-induced rat mammary tumors. Methods: One group of animals was exposed to normobaric ...
    • Implication of NOTCH1 Gene in Susceptibility to Anxiety and Depression among Sexual Abuse Victims 

      Steine, Iris Mulders; Zayats, Tetyana; Stansberg, Christine; Pallesen, Ståle; Mrdalj, Jelena; Håvik, Bjarte; Soule, Jonathan; Haavik, Jan; Milde, Anne Marita; Skrede, Silje; Murison, Robert; Krystal, John H; Grønli, Janne (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016-12-13)
      Sexual abuse contributes to the development of multiple forms of psychopathology, including anxiety and depression, but the extent to which genetics contributes to these disorders among sexual abuse victims remains unclear. ...
    • LOC689986, a unique gene showing specific expression in restricted areas of the rodent neocortex 

      Ersland, Kari Merete; Håvik, Bjarte; Rinholm, Johanne Egge; Gundersen, Vidar; Stansberg, Christine; Steen, Vidar Martin (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2013-07-11)
      Background: The neocortex is a highly specialised and complex brain structure, involved in numerous tasks, ranging from processing and interpretation of somatosensory information, to control of motor functions. The normal ...
    • Switch from stress response to homeobox transcription factors in Adipose tissue after profound fat loss 

      Dankel, Simon N; Fadnes, Dag J.; Stavrum, Anne-Kristin; Stansberg, Christine; Holdhus, Rita; Hoang, Tuyen Thi Van; Veum, Vivian L.; Christensen, Bjørn Jostein; Våge, Villy; Sagen, Jørn V.; Steen, Vidar Martin; Mellgren, Gunnar (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2010-06-09)
      Background In obesity, impaired adipose tissue function may promote secondary disease through ectopic lipid accumulation and excess release of adipokines, resulting in systemic low-grade inflammation, insulin resistance ...