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  • Inter-rater reliability of a national acute stroke register 

    Varmdal, Torunn; Ellekjær, Hanne; Fjærtoft, Hild; Indredavik, Bent; Lydersen, Stian; Bønaa, Kaare Harald (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2015-10-19)
    <p>Background: Medical quality registers are useful sources of knowledge about diseases and the health services. However, there are challenges in obtaining valid and reliable data. This study aims to assess the reliability ...
  • The expression of miR-21 in prostate cancer measured by in situ hybridization and its relevance as a diagnostic biomarker 

    Melbø-Jørgensen, Christian Nordahl (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2012-12-15)
    Background: Micro RNAs (miRNA) are a novel class of molecular regulators that have gained considerable attention in cancer research. Multiple studies in recent time have reported altered miRNA regulation in most cancers ...
  • The genome sequence of Atlantic cod reveals a unique immune system 

    Star, Bastiaan; Nederbragt, Alexander Johan; Jentoft, Sissel; Grimholt, Unni; Malmstrøm, Martin; Gregers, Tone Fredsvik; Rounge, Trine Ballestad; Paulsen, Jonas; Solbakken, Monica Hongrø; Sharma, Animesh; Wetten, Ola Frang; Lanzén, Anders; Winer, Roger; Knight, James; Vogel, Jan-Hinnerk; Aken, Bronwen; Andersen, Øivind; Lagesen, Karin; Tooming-Klunderud, Ave; Edvardsen, Rolf; Kirubakaran, G. Tina; Espelund, Mari; Nepal, Chirag; Previti, A. Christopher; Karlsen, Bård Ove; Moum, Truls; Skage, Morten; Berg, Paul Ragnar; Gjøen, Tor; Kuhl, Heiner; Thorsen, Jim; Malde, Ketil; Reinhardt, Richard; Du, Lei; Johansen, Steinar Daae; Searle, Steve; Lien, Sigbjørn; Nilsen, Frank; Jonassen, Inge; Omholt, Stig W; Stenseth, Nils Christian; Jakobsen, Kjetill Sigurd (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2011-08-10)
    Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) is a large, cold-adapted teleost that sustains long-standing commercial fisheries and incipient aquaculture1, 2. Here we present the genome sequence of Atlantic cod, showing evidence for complex ...
  • Multifaktorielle sykdommer i norsk lakseoppdrett. Sluttrapport 

    Johansen, Lill-Heidi; Bang-Jensen, Berit; Jansen, Mona Dverdal; Taksdal, Torunn; Krasnov, Aleksei (Research report; Forskningsrapport, 2015-07-02)
    Prosjektet «Multifaktorielle sykdommer i norsk lakseoppdrett» er utført i et samarbeid mellom Nofima, Veterinærinstituttet, AquaGen AS og Patogen AS. Hovedmålet for prosjektet var å øke kunnskapen om utviklingen av ...
  • A survey of dioxin-like contaminants in fish from recreational fishing. 

    Heimstad, Eldbjørg Sofie; Grønstøl, Gaute; Hetland, Karl Torstein; Alarcon, Javier Martinez; Rylander, Charlotta; Mariussen, Espen (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2015-07-19)
    The dioxin and dioxin-like compounds are regarded as one of the most toxic group of environmental contaminants. Food for the commercial market is regularly monitored for their dioxin levels and the concentration allowed ...
  • Temperature during early development has long-term effects on microRNA expression in Atlantic cod 

    Bizuayehu, Teshome Tilahun; Johansen, Steinar D; Puvanendran, Velmurugu; Toften, Hilde; Babiak, Igor (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2015-04-17)
    Background: Environmental temperature has serious implications in life cycle of aquatic ectotherms. Understanding the molecular mechanisms of temperature acclimation and adaptation of marine organisms is of the uttermost ...
  • Detection of Anaplasma phagocytophilum in Ixodes ricinus ticks from Norway using a realtime PCR assay targeting the Anaplasma citrate synthase gene gltA 

    Henningsson, Anna J.; Hvidsten, Dag; Kristiansen, Bjørn Erik; Matussek, Andreas; Stuen, Snorre; Jenkins, Andrew (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2015-08-01)
    Background: A TaqMan real-time PCR assay targeting the Anaplasma citrate synthase gene, gltA, was developed and used for detection of Anaplasma phagocytophilum in 765 Ixodes ricinus ticks collected from dogs and cats in ...
  • Investigating the mobilome in clinically important lineages of Enterococcus faecium and Enterococcus faecalis 

    Mikalsen, Theresa; Pedersen, Torunn Annie; Willems, Rob J; Coque, Teresa M.; Werner, Guido; Sadowy, Eva; van Schaik, Willem; Jensen, Lars Bogø; Sundsfjord, Arnfinn; Hegstad, Kristin (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2015-04-10)
    Background: The success of Enterococcus faecium and E. faecalis evolving as multi-resistant nosocomial pathogens is associated with their ability to acquire and share adaptive traits, including antimicrobial resistance ...
  • Intracellular MMP-2 Activity in Skeletal Muscle is Associated with Type II Fibers 

    Hadler-Olsen, Elin Synnøve; Solli, Ann Iren; Hafstad, Anne Dragøy; Winberg, Jan-Olof; Uhlin-Hansen, Lars (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2014-09-29)
    Matrix metalloproteinase 2 (MMP-2) is a proteolytic enzyme implicated in motility, differentiation, and regeneration of skeletal muscle fibers through processing of extracellular substrates. Although MMP-2 has been found ...
  • Comprehensive molecular, genomic and phenotypic analysis of a major clone of Enterococcus faecalis MLST ST40 

    Zischka, Melanie; Künne, Carsten T.; Blom, Jochen; Wobser, Dominique; Sakιnç, Türkân; Schmidt-Hohagen, Kerstin; Dabrowski, P. Wojtek; Nitsche, Andreas; Hübner, Johannes; Hain, Torsten; Chakraborty, Trinad; Linke, Burkhard; Goesmann, Alexander; Voget, Sonja; Daniel, Rolf; Schomburg, Dietmar; Hauck, Rüdiger; Hafez, Hafez M.; Tielen, Petra; Jahn, Dieter; Solheim, Margrete; Sadowy, Ewa; Larsen, Jesper; Jensen, Lars Bogø; Ruiz-Garbajosa, Patricia; Pérez, Dianelys Quiñones; Mikalsen, Theresa; Bender, Jennifer; Steglich, Matthias; Nübel, Ulrich; Witte, Wolfgang; Werner, Guido (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2015-03-12)
    Background: Enterococcus faecalis is a multifaceted microorganism known to act as a beneficial intestinal commensal bacterium. It is also a dreaded nosocomial pathogen causing life-threatening infections in hospitalised ...
  • Complete mitochondrial genome sequences of the Arctic Ocean codfishes Arctogadus glacialis and Boreogadus saida reveal oriL and tRNA gene duplications 

    Breines, Ragna; Ursvik, Anita; Nymark, Marianne; Johansen, Steinar; Coucheron, Dag-Hugo (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2008-05-27)
    We have determined the complete mitochondrial genome sequences of the codWshes Arctogadus glacialis and Boreogadus saida (Order Gadiformes, Family Gadidae). The 16,644 bp and 16,745 bp mtDNAs, respectively, contain the ...
  • Oncolytic Activity and Mechanisms of Action by a small β2,2-amino acid derivative LTX-401 

    Mauseth, Brynjar (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2015-05-11)
    Antimicrobial peptides are part of the innate immune defence of many organisms and represent a novel class of therapeutics due to their broad-spectrum activities, including cytotoxic activity against cancer cells. It has ...
  • A study of possible genetic causes of inherited breast and ovarian cancer in a Norwegian cancer population 

    Jarhelle, Elisabeth (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2013-05-15)
    Homologous recombination repair (HRR) is an important repair mechanism, and mutations disrupting the function of this machinery might contribute to cancer formation. Several proteins interact in this mechanism, and the two ...
  • Identification, isolation and characterisation of scavenging endothelial cells in placenta 

    Mjølsnes, Nina (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2014-05-15)
    Haemopoiesis occurs in the BM, where haemopoietic stem cells (HSC) reside in a three-dimensional “niche” and give rise to the millions of circulating blood cells required everyday of life. The precise regulation of this ...
  • Role of the mannose receptor in tumor associated macrophages. Studies in a mouse melanoma model 

    Rønningen, Iselin (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2014-04-15)
    Tumor-associated macrophages (TAMs) play an important role in cancer-related inflammation. TAMs develop M2 polarization which may support tumor growth. Mannose receptor (MR) expression is a hallmark for this cell-subpopulation, ...
  • miR-126 as a prognostic marker in non-GIST soft tissue sarcoma 

    Persson, Magnus Lennart (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2014-04-10)
    The aim of the study was to study the prognostic impact of miRNAs in non-GIST soft tissue sarcoma. The method used was microarray-based miRNA expression profiling of all verified human miRNAs on a selected number of samples. ...
  • Whole-genome sequencing reveals clonal expansion of multiresistant Staphylococcus heamolyticus in European hopsitals 

    Cavanagh, Jorunn Pauline; Hjerde, Erik; Holden, Matthew T.G.; Kahlke, Tim; Klingenberg, Claus; Flægstad, Trond; Parkhill, J; Bentley, Stephen D; Sollid, Johanna U Ericson (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2014)
  • Levonorgestrel-impregnated intrauterine device as treatment for endometrial hyperplasia: A national multicentre randomised trial 

    Ørbo, Anne; Vereide, Anne Beate; Arnes, Marit; Pettersen, Inger; Straume, Bjørn (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2014)
  • Fish consumption and mortality in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition cohort 

    Engeset, Dagrun; Braaten, Tonje; Teucher, Birgit; Kuhn, Tilman; Bueno-de-Mesquita, HB; Leenders, Max; Agudo, Antonio; Bergmann, Manuela M; Valanou, Elisavet; Naska, Androniki; Trichopoulou, Antonia; Key, Timothy J; Crowe, Francesca L; Overvad, Kim; Sonestedt, Emily; Mattiello, Amalia; Peeters, Petra H; Wennberg, Maria; Jansson, Jan Håkan; Boutron-Ruault, Marie-Christine; Dossus, Laure; Dartois, Laureen; Li, Kuanrong; Barricarte, Aurelio; Ward, Heather; Riboli, Elio; Agnoli, Claudia; Huerta, Jose Maria; Sanchez, Maria-Jose; Tumino, Rosario; Altzibar, Jone M; Vineis, Paolo; Masala, Giovanna; Ferrari, Pietro; Muller, David C; Johansson, Mattias; Luisa Redondo, M; Tjønneland, A; Olsen, Anja; Olsen, Karina Standahl; Brustad, Magritt; Skeie, Guri; Lund, Eiliv (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2014)
  • Estimating QUALY gains in applied studies: A review of cost-utility analyses published in 2010 

    Wisløff, Torbjørn; Hagen, Gunhild; Hamidi, Vida; Movik, Espen; Klemp, Marianne; Olsen, Jan Abel (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2014)

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