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    • Common variants in the ARC gene are not associated with cognitive abilities 

      Myrum, Craig; Giddaluru, Sudheer; Jacobsen, Kaya Kvarme; Espeseth, Thomas; Nyberg, Lars; Lundervold, Astri; Haavik, Jan; Nilsson, Lars-Göran; Reinvang, Ivar; Steen, Vidar Martin; Johansson, Stefan; Wibrand, Karin; Le Hellard, Stephanie; Bramham, Clive R. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015-09-03)
      Introduction: The Activity-Regulated Cytoskeleton-associated (ARC) gene encodes a protein that is critical for the consolidation of synaptic plasticity and long-term memory formation. Given ARC's key role in synaptic ...
    • Comparison of membrane proteins of Mycobacterium tuberculosis H37Rv and H37Ra strains 

      Målen, Hiwa; De Souza, Gustavo A.; Pathak, Sharad; Søfteland, Tina; Wiker, Harald G. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2011-01-24)
      Background: The potential causes for variation in virulence between distinct M. tuberculosis strains are still not fully known. However, differences in protein expression are probably an important factor. In this study we ...
    • Compomics-utilities: an open-source Java library for computational proteomics 

      Barsnes, Harald; Vaudel, Marc; Colaert, Niklaas; Helsens, Kenny; Sickmann, Albert; Berven, Frode S.; Martens, Lennart (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2011-03-08)
      Background The growing interest in the field of proteomics has increased the demand for software tools and applications that process and analyze the resulting data. And even though the purpose of these tools can vary ...
    • Computational characterization of modes of transcriptional regulation of nuclear receptor genes 

      Sharma, Yogita; Chilamakuri, Chandra Sekhar Reddy; Bakke, Marit; Lenhard, Boris (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-02-13)
      Background: Nuclear receptors are a large structural class of transcription factors that act with their co-regulators and repressors to maintain a variety of biological and physiological processes such as metabolism, ...
    • Conformational Sampling and Nucleotide-Dependent Transitions of the GroEL Subunit Probed by Unbiased Molecular Dynamics Simulations 

      Skjærven, Lars; Grant, Barry; Muga, Arturo; Teigen, Knut; McCammon, J. Andrew; Reuter, Nathalie; Martinez, Aurora (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2011-03-10)
      GroEL is an ATP dependent molecular chaperone that promotes the folding of a large number of substrate proteins in E. coli. Large-scale conformational transitions occurring during the reaction cycle have been characterized ...
    • 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 ...
    • Cryo-EM, X-ray diffraction, and atomistic simulations reveal determinants for the formation of a supramolecular myelin-like proteolipid lattice 

      Ruskamo, Salla; Krokengen, Oda Caspara; Kowal, Julia; Nieminen, Tuomo; Lehtimäki, Mari; Raasakka, Arne; Dandey, Venkata P; Vattulainen, Ilpo; Stahlberg, Henning; Kursula, Petri (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Myelin protein P2 is a peripheral membrane protein of the fatty acid–binding protein family that functions in the formation and maintenance of the peripheral nerve myelin sheath. Several P2 gene mutations cause human ...
    • Crystal and solution structure of NDRG1, a membranebinding protein linked to myelination and tumour suppression 

      Mustonen, Venla; Muruganandam, Gopinath; Loris, Remy; Kursula, Petri; Ruskamo, Salla (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      N-myc downstream-regulated gene 1 (NDRG1) is a tumour suppressor involved in vesicular trafficking and stress response. NDRG1 participates in peripheral nerve myelination, and mutations in the NDRG1 gene lead to ...
    • 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 ...