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    • Conformational stability and activity analysis of two hydroxymethylbilane synthase mutants, K132N and V215E, with different phenotypic association with acute intermittent porphyria 

      Bustad, Helene J.; Vorland, Marta; Rønneseth, Eva; Sandberg, Sverre; Martinez, Aurora; Toska, Karen (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2013-08)
      The autosomal dominantly inherited disease AIP (acute intermittent porphyria) is caused by mutations in HMBS [hydroxymethylbilane synthase; also known as PBG (porphobilinogen) deaminase], the third enzyme in the haem ...
    • Conformational stabilization as a strategy to prevent nucleophosmin mislocalization in leukemia 

      Urbaneja, María A.; Skjærven, Lars; Aubi Catevilla, Oscar; Underhaug, Jarl; López, David J.; Arregi, Igor; Alonso-Mariño, Marián; Cuevas, Andoni; Rodríguez, José A.; Martinez, Aurora; Bañuelos, Sonia (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-10-24)
      Nucleophosmin (NPM) is a nucleolar protein involved in ribosome assembly and cell homeostasis. Mutations in the C-terminal domain of NPM that impair native folding and localization are associated with acute myeloid leukemia ...
    • Consortium neuroscience of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder and autism spectrum disorder: The ENIGMA adventure 

      Hoogman, Martine; Van Rooij, Daan; Klein, Marieke; Boedhoe, Premika; Ilioska, Iva; Li, Ting; Patel, Yash; Postema, Merel C.; Zhang-James, Yanli; Anagnostou, Evdokia; Arango, Celso; Auzias, Guillaume; Banaschewski, Tobias; Bau, Claiton H.D.; Behrmann, Marlene; Bellgrove, Mark A.; Brandeis, Daniel; Brem, Silvia; Busatto, Geraldo F.; Calderoni, Sara; Calvo, Rosa; Castellanos, Francisco X.; Coghill, David; Conzelmann, Annette; Daly, Eileen; Deruelle, Christine; Dinstein, Ilan; Durston, Sarah; Ecker, Christine; Ehrlich, Stefan; Epstein, Jeffery N.; Fair, Damien A.; Fitzgerald, Jacqueline; Freitag, Christine; Frodl, Thomas; Gallagher, Louise; Grevet, Eugenio H.; Haavik, Jan; Hoekstra, Pieter J.; Janssen, Joost; Karkashadze, George A.; King, Joseph A.; Konrad, Kerstin; Kuntsi, Jonna; Lazaro, Luisa; Lerch, Jason P.; Lesch, Klaus-Peter; Louza, Mario R.; Luna, Beatriz; Mattos, Paulo; McGrath, Jane; Muratori, Filippo; Murphy, Clodagh; Nigg, Joel T.; Oberwelland Weiss, Eileen; O'Gorman Tuura, Ruth L.; O'Hearn, Kirsten; Oosterlaan, Jaap; Parellada, Mara; Pauli, Paul; Plessen, Kerstin von; Ramos-Quiroga, Josep Antoni; Reif, Andreas; Reneman, Liesbeth; Retico, Alessandra; Rosa, Pedro G.; Rubia, Katya; Shaw, Philip; Silk, Tim J.; Tamm, Leanne; Vilarroya, Oscar; Walitza, Susanne; Jahanshad, Neda; Faraone, Stephen V.; Francks, Clyde; van den Heuvel, Odile A.; Paus, Tomáš; Thompson, Paul M.; Buitelaar, Jan; Franke, Barbara (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Neuroimaging has been extensively used to study brain structure and function in individuals with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and autism spectrum disorder (ASD) over the past decades. Two of the main ...
    • Correlations between measures of executive attention and cortical thickness of left posterior middle frontal gyrus - a dichotic listening study 

      Andersson, Martin; Ystad, Martin; Lundervold, Arvid; Lundervold, Astri Johansen (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2009-10-01)
      Background: The frontal lobe has been associated to a wide range of cognitive control functions and is also vulnerable to degeneration in old age. A recent study by Thomsen and colleagues showed a difference between a young ...
    • COVID-19 and the environment: A critical review and research agenda 

      Shakil, Mohammad Hassan; Munim, Ziaul Haque; Tasnia, Mashiyat; Sarowar, Shahin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      The current Coronavirus infection (COVID-19) outbreak has had a substantial impact on many aspects of general life. Although a number of studies have been published on the topic already, there has not been a critical review ...
    • CREB family transcription factors are major mediators of BDNF transcriptional autoregulation in cortical neurons 

      Esvald, Eli-Eelika; Tuvikene, Jürgen; Sirp, Alex; Patil, Sudarshan; Bramham, Clive R.; Timmusk, Tõnis (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      BDNF signaling via its transmembrane receptor TrkB has an important role in neuronal survival, differentiation, and synaptic plasticity. Remarkably, BDNF is capable of modulating its own expression levels in neurons, forming ...
    • A cross-species whole genome siRNA screen in suspension-cultured Chinese hamster ovary cells identifies novel engineering targets 

      Klanert, Gerald; Fernandez, Daniel J.; Weinguny, Marcus; Eisenhut, Peter; Bühler, Eugen; Melcher, Michael; Titus, Steven A.; Diendorfer, Andreas D.; Gludovacz, Elisabeth; Jadhav, Vaibhav; Xiao, Su; Stern, Beate; Lal, Madhu; Shiloach, Joseph; Borth, Nicole (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-06-18)
      High-throughput siRNA screens were only recently applied to cell factories to identify novel engineering targets which are able to boost cells towards desired phenotypes. While siRNA libraries exist for model organisms ...
    • Crowdsourcing in proteomics: public resources lead to better experiments 

      Barsnes, Harald; Martens, Lennart (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2013-04)
      With the growing interest in the field of proteomics, the amount of publicly available proteome resources has also increased dramatically. This means that there are many useful resources available for almost all aspects ...
    • Crystallographic home-source X-ray data for the atomic-resolution experimental phasing of the Shank3 SH3 domain structure from pseudomerohedrally twinned crystals 

      Ponna, Srinivas Kumar; Myllykoski, Matti; Kursula, Petri (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-10)
      By far most macromolecular crystallographic data collection and experimental phasing is nowadays carried out using synchrotron radiation. Here, we present two crystallographic datasets collected on a home-source X-ray ...
    • The Culture Dish Surface Influences the Phenotype and Cytokine Production of Human Monocyte-Derived Dendritic Cells 

      Sauter, Alexander; Yi, Dag Heiro; Li, Yayan; Roersma, Sabine; Appel, Silke (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-10-02)
      Monocyte-derived dendritic cells (moDC) are an important scientific and clinical source of functional dendritic cells (DC). However, the optimization of the generation process has to date mainly been limited to the variation ...
    • Cuticle integrity and biogenic amine synthesis in Caenorhabditis elegans require the cofactor tetrahydrobiopterin (BH4) 

      Loer, Curtis M.; Calvo, Ana C; Watschinger, Katrin; Werner-Felmayer, Gabriele; O'Rourke, Delia; Stroud, Dave; Tong, Amy; Gotenstein, Jennifer R.; Chisholm, Andrew D.; Hodgkin, Jonathan; Werner, Ernst R.; Martinez, Aurora (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015-03-24)
      Tetrahydrobiopterin (BH4) is the natural cofactor of several enzymes widely distributed among eukaryotes, including aromatic amino acid hydroxylases (AAAHs), nitric oxide synthases (NOSs), and alkylglycerol monooxygenase ...
    • Cyanobacteria from terrestrial and marine sources contain apoptogens able to overcome chemoresistance in acute myeloid leukemia cells 

      Liu, Liwei; Herfindal, Lars; Jokela, Jouni; Shishido, Tania Keiko; Wahlsten, Matti; Døskeland, Stein Ove; Sivonen, Kaarina (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-04-03)
      In this study, we investigated forty cyanobacterial isolates from biofilms, gastropods, brackish water and symbiotic lichen habitats. Their aqueous and organic extracts were used to screen for apoptosis-inducing activity ...
    • Cyclic AMP can promote APL progression and protect myeloid leukemia cells against anthracycline-induced apoptosis 

      Gausdal, Gro; Wergeland, Anita; Skavland, Jørn; Nguyen, Eric; Pendino, Frédéric; Rouhee, Nazanin; McCormack, Emmet; Herfindal, Lars; Kleppe, Rune; Havemann, Ursula; Schwede, Frank; Bruserud, Øystein; Gjertsen, Bjørn Tore; Lanotte, Michel; Ségal-Bendirdjian, Evelyne; Døskeland, Stein Ove (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2013)
      We show that cyclic AMP (cAMP) elevating agents protect blasts from patients with acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL) against death induced by first-line anti-leukemic anthracyclines like daunorubicin (DNR). The cAMP effect ...
    • Cytokines - possible biomarkers for headache syndromes, with special reference to migraine 

      Rasmussen, Henriette Ustad (Master thesis, 2011-05-31)
      Background: The trigeminovascular theory suggests that neurogenic inflammation and cytokines play an important role in migraine pathophysiology. Previous studies have linked different cytokines to migraine pathogenesis, ...
    • Dactolisib (NVP-BEZ235) toxicity in murine brain tumour models 

      Netland, I. A; Førde, H. E; Sleire, L.; Leiss, L.; Rahman, M. A; Skeie, B. S; Gjerde, C. H; Enger, P. Ø; Goplen, D. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016-08-19)
      Background: Glioblastomas (GBMs) are highly malignant brain tumours with a poor prognosis, and current cytotoxic regimens provide only a limited survival benefit. The PI3K/Akt/mTOR pathway has been an attractive target for ...
    • Deciphering the complex role of thrombospondin-1 in glioblastoma development 

      Daubon, Thomas; Léon, Céline; Clarke, Kim; Andrique, Laetitia; Salabert, Laura; Darbo, Elodie; Pineau, Raphael; Guérit, Sylvaine; Maitre, Marlène; Dedieu, Stéphane; Jeanne, Albin; Bailly, Sabine; Feige, Jean-Jacques; Miletic, Hrvoje; Rossi, Marco; Bello, Lorenzo; Falciani, Francesco; Bjerkvig, Rolf; Bikfalvi, Andréas (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-03-08)
      We undertook a systematic study focused on the matricellular protein Thrombospondin-1 (THBS1) to uncover molecular mechanisms underlying the role of THBS1 in glioblastoma (GBM) development. THBS1 was found to be increased ...
    • Decoding cancer's camouflage: epithelialmesenchymal plasticity in resistance to immune checkpoint blockade 

      Lotsberg, Maria Lie; Rayford, Austin James; Thiery, Jean Paul; Bellaggia, Giuliana; Peters, Stacey D'Mello; Lorens, James; Chouaib, Salem; Terry, Stéphane; Engelsen, Agnete (Journal article, 2020)
      Epithelial-mesenchymal plasticity (EMP) of cancer cells contributes to cancer cell heterogeneity, and it is well established that EMP is a critical determinant of acquired resistance to cancer treatment modalities including ...
    • Degradation of Extracellular NAD+ Intermediates in Cultures of Human HEK293 Cells 

      Kulikova, Veronika; Shabalin, Konstantin; Nerinovski, Kirill; Yakimov, Alexander; Svetlova, Maria; Solovjeva, Ljudmila; Kropotov, Andrey; Khodorkovskiy, Mikhail; Migaud, Marie E.; Ziegler, Mathias; Nikiforov, Andrey (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-11-29)
      Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD) is an essential redox carrier, whereas its degradation is a key element of important signaling pathways. Human cells replenish their NAD contents through NAD biosynthesis from ...
    • Dendritic cells in Sjögren's syndrome-functional analyses 

      Lier, Gry Sveri (Master thesis, 2009-06-02)
      Sjögren's syndrome (SS) is an autoimmune disease of unknown etiology. It is characterized by chronic inflammation of the exocrine glands which leads to dryness of the mouth and eyes. Dendritic cells (DC) are the most potent ...
    • Dendritic cells loaded with tumor antigens and a dual immunostimulatory and anti-IL-10 specific siRNA can prime T lymphocytes against leukemic cells 

      Iversen, Per Ole; Semaeva, Elvira; Sørensen, Dag R.; Wiig, Helge; Sioud, Mouldy (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2009-12)
      Vaccines using dendritic cells (DCs) harboring leukemic antigens to stimulate T cells is a possible treatment of acute myeloid leukemia (AML). Limitations of breaking tolerance to leukemic cells and lack of specific ...