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    • Relative transcript quantification by Quantitative PCR: Roughly right or precisely wrong? 

      Skern-Mauritzen, Rasmus; Frost, Petter; Nilsen, Frank (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2005-04-26)
      Background When estimating relative transcript abundances by quantitative real-time PCR (Q-PCR) we found that the results can vary dramatically depending on the method chosen for data analysis. Results Analyses of ...
    • Teater som danning i helseprofesjonene 

      Sæther, Wigdis Helen; Sørbø, Jan Inge; Gjengedal, Eva; Lykkeslet, Else (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Healthcare workers who watch a theatre play about dementia, gain experiential knowledge about living with dementia. In this essay we discuss the nature of this knowledge in light of the concept of bildung. This discussion ...
    • Nut consumption and risk of cardiovascular disease, total cancer, all-cause and cause-specific mortality: a systematic review and dose-response meta-analysis of prospective studies 

      Aune, Dagfinn; Keum, NaNa; Giovannucci, Edward; Fadnes, Lars T.; Boffetta, Paolo; Greenwood, Darren C; Tonstad, Serena; Vatten, Lars Johan; Riboli, Elio; Norat, Teresa (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Background: Although nut consumption has been associated with a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality, data on less common causes of death has not been systematically assessed. Previous reviews ...
    • Lay Explanatory Models of Depression and Preferred Coping Strategies among Somali Refugees in Norway. A Mixed-Method Study 

      Markova, Valeria; Sandal, Gro Mjeldheim (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Objective: Refugees are at high risk of experiencing mental health problems due to trauma in their pasts and to acculturation stress as they settle in a new country. To develop efficient health services that meet the needs ...
    • European summer temperatures since Roman times 

      Luterbacher, Jürg; Werner, Johannes; Smerdon, Jason E.; Fernández-Donado, Laura; González-Rouco, Fidel J.; Barriopedro, David E.; Ljungqvist, Fredrik Carpentier; Büntgen, Ulf; Zorita, Eduardo Valera; Wagner, Sebastian; Esper, Jan; McCarroll, Danny; Toreti, Andrea; Frank, David C.; Jungclaus, Jojann H.; Barriendos, Mariano; Bertolin, Chiara; Bothe, Oliver; Brázdil, Rudolf; Camuffo, Dario; Dobrovolný, Petr; Gagen, Mary H.; Garcia-Bustamante, Elena; Ge, Q.; Guiot, Joël; Gómez-Navarro, Juan José; Hao, Z.; Hegerl, Gabi C.; Holmgren, Karin; Klimenko, Vladimir V.; Martin-Chivelet, Javier; Pfister, Christian; Roberts, Neil; Schindler, Anne; Schurer, Andrew P.; Solomina, Olga N.; Von Gunten, Lucien; Wahl, Eugene R.; Wanner, Heinz; Wetter, Oliver; Xoplaki, Elena; Yuan, Naiming; Zanchettin, Davide; Zhang, Huan; Zerefos, Christos S. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      The spatial context is critical when assessing present-day climate anomalies, attributing them to potential forcings and making statements regarding their frequency and severity in a long-term perspective. Recent international ...
    • Neil3-dependent base excision repair regulates lipid metabolism and prevents atherosclerosis in Apoe-deficient mice 

      Skarpengland, Tonje; Holm, Sverre; Scheffler, Katja; Gregersen, Ida; Dahl, Tuva Børresdatter; Suganthan, Rajikala; Segers, Filip; Østlie, Ingunn; Otten, Jeroen J.T.; Gomez, Luisa Fernanda Luna; Ketelhuth, Daniel F.J.; Lundberg, Anna M.; Neurauter, Christine Gran; Hildrestrand, Gunn Annette; Skjelland, Mona; Bjørndal, Bodil; Svardal, Asbjørn M.; Iversen, Per Ole; Hedin, Ulf; Nygård, Ståle; Olstad, Ole Kristoffer; Krohg-Sørensen, Kirsten; Slupphaug, Geir; Eide, Lars; Kusnierczyk, Anna; Folkersen, Lasse; Ueland, Thor; Berge, Rolf Kristian; Hansson, Göran K.; Biessen, Erik A.L.; Halvorsen, Bente; Bjørås, Magnar; Aukrust, Pål (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Increasing evidence suggests that oxidative DNA damage accumulates in atherosclerosis. Recently, we showed that a genetic variant in the human DNA repair enzyme NEIL3 was associated with increased risk of myocardial ...
    • Effects of Facial Symmetry and Gaze Direction on Perception of Social Attributes: A Study in Experimental Art History 

      Folgerø, Per Olav; Hodne, Lasse; Johansson, Christer; Andresen, Alf Edgar; Sætren, Lill Charlotte; Specht, Karsten; Skaar, Øystein Olav; Reber, Rolf (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      This article explores the possibility of testing hypotheses about art production in the past by collecting data in the present. We call this enterprise “experimental art history”. Why did medieval artists prefer to paint ...
    • Quantitative Externalization of Visual Data Analysis Results Using Local Regression Models 

      Matkovic, Kresimir; Abraham, Hrvoje; Jelovic, Mario; Hauser, Helwig (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Both interactive visualization and computational analysis methods are useful for data studies and an integration of both approaches is promising to successfully combine the benefits of both methodologies. In interactive ...
    • Granulocyte colony-stimulating factor alters the systemic metabolomic profile in healthy donors 

      Hatfield, Kimberley Joanne; Melve, Guro Kristin; Bruserud, Øystein (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Introduction: Peripheral blood stem cells mobilized by granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF) from healthy donors are commonly used for allogeneic stem cell transplantation. The effect of G-CSF administration on ...
    • Fast and accurate CNN-based brushing in scatterplots 

      Fan, Chaoran; Hauser, Helwig (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Brushing plays a central role in most modern visual analytics solutions and effective and efficient techniques for data selection are key to establishing a successful human‐computer dialogue. With this paper, we address ...
    • Patients with treatment-requiring chronic graft versus host disease after allogeneic stem cell transplantation have altered metabolic profiles due to the disease and immunosuppressive therapy: Potential implication for biomarkers 

      Reikvam, Håkon; Grønningsæter, Ida Sofie; Mosevoll, Knut Anders; Lindås, Roald; Hatfield, Kimberley Joanne; Bruserud, Øystein (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Chronic graft versus host disease (cGVHD) is a common long-term complication after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. The objective of our study was to compare the metabolic profiles for allotransplant ...
    • Depth‐dependent permeability and heat output at basalt‐hosted hydrothermal systems across mid‐ocean ridge spreading rates 

      Barreyre, Thibaut; Olive, Jean-Arthur; Crone, Timothy; Sohn, Robert (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      The permeability of the oceanic crust exerts a primary influence on the vigor of hydrothermal circulation at mid‐ocean ridges, but it is a difficult to measure parameter that varies with time, space, and geological setting. ...
    • Communication and Relational Ties in Inter-Professional Teams in Norwegian Specialized Health Care: A Multicentre Study of Relational Coordination 

      Hustoft, Merethe; Hetlevik, Øystein; Assmus, Jörg; Størkson, Sverre Almberg; Gjesdal, Sturla; Biringer, Eva Aaker (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Introduction: The delivery of integrated care depends on the quality of communication and relationships among health-care professionals in inter-professional teams. The main aim of this study was to investigate individual ...
    • Effects of schooling on aspects of attention in rural Burkina Faso, West Africa 

      Sanou, Anselme Simeon; Diallo, Abdoulaye Hama; Holding, Penny; Nankabirwa, Victoria; Engebretsen, Ingunn Marie S.; Ndeezi, Grace; Tumwine, James K; Meda, Nicolas; Tylleskär, Thorkild; Kashala-Abotnes, Espérance (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Background We aimed to study the effects of schooling on aspects of attention using the Test of Variables of Attention (TOVA) among children in rural Burkina Faso. Methods We re-enrolled children of a previously ...
    • Sparse-Data Based 3D Surface Reconstruction for Cartoon and Map 

      Wu, Bin; Rahman, Talal; Tai, Xue-Cheng (Conference object, 2018)
      A model combining the first-order and the second-order variational regularizations for the purpose of 3D surface reconstruction based on 2D sparse data is proposed. The model includes a hybrid fidelity constraint which ...
    • Drainage integration and sediment dispersal in active continental rifts: A numerical modelling study of the central Italian Apennines 

      Cowie, Patience; Duclaux, Guillaume; Gawthorpe, Rob; Huismans, Ritske; Pedersen, Vivi; Wedmore, Luke; Geurts, Anneleen H. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Progressive integration of drainage networks during active crustal extension is observed in continental areas around the globe. This phenomenon is often explained in terms of headward erosion, controlled by the distance ...
    • Association between stunting and neuro-psychological outcomes among children in Burkina Faso, West Africa 

      Sanou, Anselme Simeon; Diallo, Abdoulaye Hama; Holding, Penny; Nankabirwa, Victoria; Engebretsen, Ingunn Marie S.; Ndeezi, Grace; Tumwine, James K; Meda, Nicolas; Tylleskär, Thorkild; Kashala-Abotnes, Espérance (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Background In Burkina Faso, stunting affects children and is a public health problem. We studied the association between stunting and child’s neuro-psychological outcomes at 6–8 years of age in rural Burkina Faso using ...
    • Adipose-derived and bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells: a donor-matched comparison 

      Mohamed-Ahmed, Samih; Fristad, Inge; Lie, Stein Atle; Suliman, Salwa; Mustafa, Kamal Babikeir Eln; Vindenes, Hallvard; Idris, Shaza Bushra M. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-06)
      Background Adipose-derived stem cells (ASCs) have been introduced as an alternative to bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells (BMSCs) for cell-based therapy. However, different studies comparing ASCs and BMSCs have shown ...
    • Are Central Bankers Inflation Nutters? An MCMC Estimator of the Long-Memory Parameter in a State Space Model 

      Andersson, Fredrik N. G.; Li, Yushu (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Inflation targeting is a common monetary policy regime. Inflation targets are often flexible in the sense that the central bank allows inflation to temporarily deviate from the target to avoid causing unnecessary volatility ...
    • Numerical investigation of a transformable modular PET system: Consideration of point-spread functions, module arrangements, and operation protocols 

      Chang, Yu-Fen; Thompson, Kyle; Teymurazyan, Aram; Siciliano, Steven D.; Papandreou, Zisis (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Positron emission tomography (PET) is a powerful tool for mapping the dynamic distribution of substances in visually opaque systems. A modular, scalable, transformable, and relocatable PET system is custom built to provide ...