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The effect of influenza virus vaccine formulation : a potential for increased vaccine efficacy
(The University of Bergen, 2005-12-16)
Influenza remains one of the most serious viral diseases in the world, causing substantial morbidity and is responsible for at least one million deaths annually. A vast influenza virus reservoir exists in birds to which ...
Interactions between Fusobacterium nucleatum and Primary Human Oral Cells: In Vitro Studies in Monolayer and Organotypic Culture Models
(The University of Bergen, 2012-06-21)
F. nucleatum is a Gram-negative bacterium, member of normal flora in the oral cavity, which has a major role in the formation of the subgingival biofilm. The adhesins expressed on the cell wall outer membrane confer F. ...
Oral mucosal lesions in skin diseased patients attending a dermatologic clinic: a cross-sectional study in Sudan
(BioMed Central, 2011-09-19)
Background: So far there have been no studies focusing on the prevalence of a wide spectrum of oral mucosal lesions (OML) in patients with dermatologic diseases. This is noteworthy as skin lesions are strongly associated ...
Gastric adenocarcinoma: aspects of development and progression in high- and low-risk countries
(The University of Bergen, 2010-03-25)
How participatory is parental consent in low literacy rural settings in low income countries? Lessons learned from a community based study of infants in South India
(BioMed Central, 2011-02-15)
Background A requisite for ethical human subjects research is that participation should be informed and voluntary. Participation during the informed consent process by way of asking questions is an indicator of the extent ...
A five-year prospective study of fatigue in primary Sjögren’s syndrome
(BioMed Central, 2011-10-13)
Introduction: Fatigue is prevalent in primary Sjögren’s syndrome (pSS), and contributes to the considerably reduced health related quality of life in this disease. The symptom is included in proposed disease activity ...
Time-dependent clock gene expression in mouse and human stem and progenitor cells
(The University of Bergen, 2007-03-30)
Time is a fundamental part of all biological processes. During the whole process of evolution, living cells and organisms had to adapt to cyclic variations in the environment. In particular, the light and temperature ...
Prevalence of enteropathogenic viruses and molecular characterization of group A rotavirus among children with diarrhea in Dar es Salaam Tanzania
(BioMed Central, 2007-12-27)
Background Different groups of viruses have been shown to be responsible for acute diarrhea among children during their first few years of life. Epidemiological knowledge of viral agents is critical for the development ...
High accuracy mass spectrometry analysis as a tool to verify and improve gene annotation using Mycobacterium tuberculosis as an example
(BioMed Central, 2008-07-02)
Background: While the genomic annotations of diverse lineages of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex are available, divergences between gene prediction methods are still a challenge for unbiased protein dataset ...
Polymorphisms of the XRCC1, XRCC3 and XPD genes and risk of colorectal adenoma and carcinoma, in a Norwegian cohort : a case control study
(BioMed Central, 2006-03-16)
Background: Genetic polymorphisms in DNA repair genes may influence individual variation in DNA repair capacity, which may be associated with risk of developing cancer. For colorectal cancer the importance of mutations ...