• HAMLET forms annular oligomers when deposited with phoshpolipid monolayers 

      Baumann, Anne; Gjerde, Anja Underhaug; Ying, Ming; Svanborg, Catharina; Holmsen, Holm A.; Glomm, Wilhelm; Martinez, Aurora; Halskau, Øyvind (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2012-04)
      Recently, the anticancer activity of human α-lactalbumin made lethal to tumor cells (HAMLET) has been linked to its increased membrane affinity in vitro, at neutral pH, and ability to cause leakage relative to the inactive ...
    • HAMLET interacts with lipid membranes and perturbs their structure and integrity 

      Mossberg, Ann-Kristin; Puchades, Maja; Halskau, Øyvind; Baumann, Anne; Lanekoff, Ingela; Chao, Yinxia; Martinez, Aurora; Svanborg, Catharina; Karlsson, Roger (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2010-01-23)
      Background Cell membrane interactions rely on lipid bilayer constituents and molecules inserted within the membrane, including specific receptors. HAMLET (human α-lactalbumin made lethal to tumor cells) is a tumoricidal ...
    • Health-related quality of life in elderly patients hospitalized with chronic heart failure 

      Erceg, Predrag; Despotovic, Nebosja; Milosevic, Drogoslav P.; Soldatovic, Ivan; Zdravkovic, Sanja; Tomic, Snezana; Markovic, Ivana; Mihajlovic, Gordana; Brajovic, Milan D.; Bojovic, Ognjen; Potic, Bojana; Davidovic, Mladen (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2013-11-15)
      Background: Chronic heart failure is a very common condition in the elderly, characterized not only by high mortality rates, but also by a strong impact on health-related quality of life (HRQOL). Previous studies of HRQOL ...
    • The Heart and a Fibrotic Interstitium 

      Sagvaag, Vivian (Master thesis, 2009-05-29)
      Several acute and chronic diseases disposes for myocardial oedema and fibrosis, leading to impaired cardiac function, presumably as a result of an increased chamber stiffness. Mechanisms and adverse effects of both oedema ...
    • High-Dimensional Phenotyping Identifies Age-Emergent Cells in Human Mammary Epithelia 

      Pelissier, Fanny; Schapiro, Denis; Chang, Hang; Borowsky, Alexander D.; Lee, Jonathan K.; Parvin, Bahram; Stampfer, Martha R.; LaBarge, Mark A.; Bodenmiller, Bernd; Lorens, James B. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-04)
      Aging is associated with tissue-level changes in cellular composition that are correlated with increased susceptibility to disease. Aging human mammary tissue shows skewed progenitor cell potency, resulting in diminished ...
    • High-salt diet causes osmotic gradients and hyperosmolality in skin without affecting interstitial fluid and lymph 

      Nikpey Esfahlan, Elham; Karlsen, Tine Veronica; Rakova, Natalia; Titze, Jens M.; Tenstad, Olav; Wiig, Helge (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-04)
      The common notion is that the body Na+ is maintained within narrow limits for fluid and blood pressure homeostasis. Several studies have, however, shown that considerable amounts of Na+ can be retained or removed from the ...
    • Histological and bacteriological changes in intestine of beluga (Huso huso) following ex vivo exposure to bacterial strains 

      Salma, Wahida; Zhou, Zhigang; Wang, Wenwan; Askarian, Fatemeh; Kousha, Armin; Ebrahimi, Maryam Tajabadi; Myklebust, Reidar; Ringø, Einar (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2011-04-04)
      In the present study the intestinal sac method (ex vivo) was used to evaluate the interactions between lactic acid bacteria and staphylococci in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract of beluga (Huso huso). The distal intestine ...
    • How Does Protein Zero Assemble Compact Myelin? 

      Raasakka, Arne; Kursula, Petri (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-08)
      Myelin protein zero (P0), a type I transmembrane protein, is the most abundant protein in peripheral nervous system (PNS) myelin—the lipid-rich, periodic structure of membrane pairs that concentrically encloses long axonal ...
    • How To Design Selective Ligands for Highly Conserved Binding Sites: A Case Study Using N-Myristoyltransferases as a Model System 

      Kersten, Christian; Fleischer, Edmond; Kehrein, Josef; Borek, Christoph; Jaenicke, Elmar; Sotriffer, Christoph; Brenk, Ruth (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      A model system of two related enzymes with conserved binding sites, namely N-myristoyltransferase from two different organisms, was studied to decipher the driving forces that lead to selective inhibition in such cases. ...
    • Human tyrosine hydroxylase: Oxygen dependence and role in Dopa responsive dystonia 

      Fossbakk, Agnete (Doctoral thesis, 2016-10-07)
      The aromatic amino acid hydroxylases (AAHs); phenylalanine hydroxylase (PAH), tyrosine hydroxylase (TH), tryptophan hydroxylase 1 and 2 (TPH 1/TPH 2); are structurally and functionally related enzymes. All AAHs require ...
    • Hyperbaric oxygen therapy and cancer—a review 

      Moen, Ingrid; Stuhr, Linda Elin Birkhaug (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2012-10-02)
      Hypoxia is a critical hallmark of solid tumors and involves enhanced cell survival, angiogenesis, glycolytic metabolism, and metastasis. Hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) treatment has for centuries been used to improve or cure ...
    • Hyperoxia increases the uptake of 5-fluorouracil in mammary tumors independently of changes in interstitial fluid pressure and tumor stroma 

      Moen, Ingrid; Tronstad, Karl Johan; Kolmannskog, Odd; Salvesen, Gerd Signe; Reed, Rolf K.; Stuhr, Linda Elin Birkhaug (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2009-12-17)
      Background: Hypoxia is associated with increased resistance to chemo- and radiation-therapy. Hyperoxic treatment (hyperbaric oxygen) has previously been shown to potentiate the effect of some forms of chemotherapy, and ...
    • 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 ...
    • Hyperoxic Treatment Induces Mesenchymal-to-Epithelial Transition in a Rat Adenocarcinoma Model 

      Moen, Ingrid; Øyan, Anne Margrete; Kalland, Karl-Henning; Tronstad, Karl Johan; Akslen, Lars A.; Chekenya, Martha; Sakariassen, Per Øystein; Reed, Rolf K.; Stuhr, Linda Elin Birkhaug (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2009-07-28)
      Tumor hypoxia is relevant for tumor growth, metabolism and epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition (EMT). We report that hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) treatment induced mesenchymal-to-epithelial transition (MET) in a dimetyl-a-be ...
    • Identification of a Blood-Based Protein Biomarker Panel for Lung Cancer Detection 

      El-Khoury, Victoria; Schritz, Anna; Kim, Sang-Yoon; Lesur, Antoine; Sertamo, Katriina; Bernardin, Francois; Petritis, Konstantinos; Pirrotte, Patrick; Selinsky, Cheryl; Whiteaker, Jeffrey R; Zhang, Haizhen; Kennedy, Jacob J; Lin, Chenwei; Lee, Lik Wee; Yan, Ping; Tran, Nhan L; Inge, Landon J; Chalabi, Khaled; Decker, Georges; Bjerkvig, Rolf; Paulovich, Amanda G; Berchem, Guy; Kim, Yeoun Jin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Lung cancer is the deadliest cancer worldwide, mainly due to its advanced stage at the time of diagnosis. A non-invasive method for its early detection remains mandatory to improve patients’ survival. Plasma levels of 351 ...
    • Identification of a potential allosteric site of Golgi α-mannosidase II using computer-aided drug design 

      Irsheid, Lina; Wehler, Thomas; Borek, Christoph; Kiefer, Werner; Brenk, Ruth; Ortiz-Soto, Maria Elena; Seibel, Jurgen; Schirmeister, Tanja (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-05-08)
      Golgi α-mannosidase II (GMII) is a glycoside hydrolase playing a crucial role in the N-glycosylation pathway. In various tumour cell lines, the distribution of N-linked sugars on the cell surface is modified and correlates ...
    • Identification of Dynamic Changes in Proteins Associated with the Cellular Cytoskeleton after Exposure to Okadaic Acid 

      Opsahl, Jill Anette; Ljostveit, Sonja; Saunders, Threrese Solstad; Risa, Kristin; Roepstorff, Peter; Fladmark, Kari Espolin (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2013)
      Exposure of cells to the diarrhetic shellfish poison, okadaic acid, leads to a dramatic reorganization of cytoskeletal architecture and loss of cell-cell contact. When cells are exposed to high concentrations of okadaic ...
    • Identification of immune-related genes contributing to the development of glioblastoma using weighted gene co-expression network analysis 

      Kong, Yang; Feng, Zichao; Zhang, Yulin; Liu, Xiaofei; Ma, Yuan; Zhao, Zhimin; Huang, Bin; Chen, An-Jing; Zhang, Di; Thorsen, Frits; Wang, Jian; Yang, Ning; Li, Xingang (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Background: The tumor microenvironment (TME) of human glioblastoma (GBM) exhibits considerable immune cell infiltration, and such cell types have been shown to be widely involved in the development of GBM. Here, weighted ...
    • Image-based assessment of microvascular function and structure in collagen XV- and XVIII-deficient mice 

      Brekke, Cecilie; Løkka, Guro; Heljäsvaara, Ritva; Taxt, Torfinn; Pavlin, Tina; Sormunen, Raija T.; Pihlajaniemi, Taina; Curry, Fitz-Roy E.; Tenstad, Olav; Reed, Rolf K. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-01)
      Collagen XV and XVIII are ubiquitous constituents of basement membranes. We aimed to study the physiological roles of these two components of the permeability barrier non-invasively in striated muscle in mice deficient in ...
    • Immune checkpoint molecule herpes virus entry mediator is overexpressed and associated with poor prognosis in human glioblastoma 

      Han, Mingzhi; Wang, Shuai; Zhao, Wen-Bo; Ni, Shi-Lei; Yang, Ning; Kong, Yang; Huang, Bin; Chen, An-Jing; Li, Xin-Gang; Wang, Jian; Wang, Dong-Hai (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Background: Dysregulation of immune checkpoint molecules leads to immune evasion in human tumours but has become a viable target for tumour therapy. Here, we examined expression of Herpes virus entry mediator (HVEM), an ...