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Publications 2008

  1. Allunans J, Kristiansen KI, Assalkhou R, Bjørås M (2008)
    Bacteriocins (meningocins) in Norwegian isolates of Neisseria meningitidis: possible role in the course of a meningococcal epidemic
    APMIS, 116 (5), 333-44
    PubMed 18452423
  2. Alvestad S, Hammer J, Eyjolfsson E, Qu H, Ottersen OP, Sonnewald U (2008)
    Limbic structures show altered glial-neuronal metabolism in the chronic phase of kainate induced epilepsy
    Neurochem Res, 33 (2), 257-66
    PubMed 17710539
  3. Bergersen LH, Storm-Mathisen J, Gundersen V (2008)
    Immunogold quantification of amino acids and proteins in complex subcellular compartments
    Nat Protoc, 3 (1), 144-52
    PubMed 18193031
  4. Bernardes de Jesus BM, Bjørås M, Coin F, Egly JM (2008)
    Dissection of the molecular defects caused by pathogenic mutations in the DNA repair factor XPC
    Mol Cell Biol, 28 (23), 7225-35
    PubMed 18809580
  5. Bjaalie JG (2008)
    Understanding the Brain through Neuroinformatics
    Front Neurosci, 2 (1), 19-21
    PubMed 18982101
  6. Bjaalie JG, Grillner S, Usui S (2008)
    Neuroinformatics: databases, tools, and computational modeling for studying the nervous system
    Neural Netw, 21 (8), 1045-6
    PubMed 18774691
  7. Boecker H, Henriksen G, Sprenger T, Miederer I, Willoch F, Valet M, Berthele A, Tölle TR (2008)
    Positron emission tomography ligand activation studies in the sports sciences: measuring neurochemistry in vivo
    Methods, 45 (4), 307-18
    PubMed 18674621
  8. Buntup D, Skare O, Solbu TT, Chaudhry FA, Storm-Mathisen J, Thangnipon W (2008)
    Beta-amyloid 25-35 peptide reduces the expression of glutamine transporter SAT1 in cultured cortical neurons
    Neurochem Res, 33 (2), 248-56
    PubMed 18058230
  9. Cameron J, Holla OL, Laerdahl JK, Kulseth MA, Ranheim T, Rognes T, Berge KE, Leren TP (2008)
    Characterization of novel mutations in the catalytic domain of the PCSK9 gene
    J Intern Med, 263 (4), 420-31
    PubMed 18266662
  10. Cameron J, Holla ØL, Berge KE, Kulseth MA, Ranheim T, Leren TP, Laerdahl JK (2008)
    Investigations on the evolutionary conservation of PCSK9 reveal a functionally important protrusion
    FEBS J, 275 (16), 4121-33
    PubMed 18631360
  11. Chaudhry FA, Boulland JL, Jenstad M, Bredahl MK, Edwards RH (2008)
    Pharmacology of neurotransmitter transport into secretory vesicles
    Handb Exp Pharmacol (184), 77-106
    PubMed 18064412
  12. Chaudhry FA, Edwards RH, Fonnum F (2008)
    Vesicular neurotransmitter transporters as targets for endogenous and exogenous toxic substances
    Annu Rev Pharmacol Toxicol, 48, 277-301
    PubMed 17883368
  13. Deeudom M, Koomey M, Moir JW (2008)
    Roles of c-type cytochromes in respiration in Neisseria meningitidis
    Microbiology, 154 (Pt 9), 2857-64
    PubMed 18757819
  14. Dos Vultos T, Mestre O, Rauzier J, Golec M, Rastogi N, Rasolofo V, Tonjum T, Sola C, Matic I, Gicquel B (2008)
    Evolution and diversity of clonal bacteria: the paradigm of Mycobacterium tuberculosis
    PLoS One, 3 (2), e1538
    PubMed 18253486
  15. Faedo A, Tomassy GS, Ruan Y, Teichmann H, Krauss S, Pleasure SJ, Tsai SY, Tsai MJ, Studer M, Rubenstein JL (2008)
    COUP-TFI coordinates cortical patterning, neurogenesis, and laminar fate and modulates MAPK/ERK, AKT, and beta-catenin signaling
    Cereb Cortex, 18 (9), 2117-31
    PubMed 18165280
  16. Furness DN, Dehnes Y, Akhtar AQ, Rossi DJ, Hamann M, Grutle NJ, Gundersen V, Holmseth S, Lehre KP, Ullensvang K, Wojewodzic M, Zhou Y, Attwell D, Danbolt NC (2008)
    A quantitative assessment of glutamate uptake into hippocampal synaptic terminals and astrocytes: new insights into a neuronal role for excitatory amino acid transporter 2 (EAAT2)
    Neuroscience, 157 (1), 80-94
    PubMed 18805467
  17. Garcin ED, Hosfield DJ, Desai SA, Haas BJ, Björas M, Cunningham RP, Tainer JA (2008)
    DNA apurinic-apyrimidinic site binding and excision by endonuclease IV
    Nat Struct Mol Biol, 15 (5), 515-22
    PubMed 18408731
  18. Glosli H, Stray-Pedersen A, Brun AC, Holtmon LW, Tønjum T, Chapgier A, Casanova JL, Abrahamsen TG (2008)
    Infections due to various atypical mycobacteria in a Norwegian multiplex family with dominant interferon-gamma receptor deficiency
    Clin Infect Dis, 46 (3), e23-7
    PubMed 18171304
  19. Gu N, Hu H, Vervaeke K, Storm JF (2008)
    SK (KCa2) channels do not control somatic excitability in CA1 pyramidal neurons but can be activated by dendritic excitatory synapses and regulate their impact
    J Neurophysiol, 100 (5), 2589-604
    PubMed 18684909
  20. Gundersen V (2008)
    Co-localization of excitatory and inhibitory transmitters in the brain
    Acta Neurol Scand Suppl, 188, 29-33
    PubMed 18439218
  21. Hammer J, Alvestad S, Osen KK, Skare Ø, Sonnewald U, Ottersen OP (2008)
    Expression of glutamine synthetase and glutamate dehydrogenase in the latent phase and chronic phase in the kainate model of temporal lobe epilepsy
    Glia, 56 (8), 856-68
    PubMed 18381650
  22. Hjornevik T, Jacobsen LM, Qu H, Bjaalie JG, Gjerstad J, Willoch F (2008)
    Metabolic plasticity in the supraspinal pain modulating circuitry after noxious stimulus-induced spinal cord LTP
    Pain, 140 (3), 456-64
    PubMed 19004552
  23. Holten AT, Danbolt NC, Shimamoto K, Gundersen V (2008)
    Low-affinity excitatory amino acid uptake in hippocampal astrocytes: a possible role of Na+/dicarboxylate cotransporters
    Glia, 56 (9), 990-7
    PubMed 18442087
  24. Holten AT, Gundersen V (2008)
    Glutamine as a precursor for transmitter glutamate, aspartate and GABA in the cerebellum: a role for phosphate-activated glutaminase
    J Neurochem, 104 (4), 1032-42
    PubMed 17986214
  25. Larsen E, Kleppa L, Meza TJ, Meza-Zepeda LA, Rada C, Castellanos CG, Lien GF, Nesse GJ, Neuberger MS, Laerdahl JK, William Doughty R, Klungland A (2008)
    Early-onset lymphoma and extensive embryonic apoptosis in two domain-specific Fen1 mice mutants
    Cancer Res, 68 (12), 4571-9
    PubMed 18559501
  26. Larsson M, Broman J (2008)
    Translocation of GluR1-containing AMPA receptors to a spinal nociceptive synapse during acute noxious stimulation
    J Neurosci, 28 (28), 7084-90
    PubMed 18614677
  27. Liu X, Zhang W, Alkayed NJ, Froehner SC, Adams ME, Amiry-Moghaddam M, Ottersen OP, Hurn PD, Bhardwaj A (2008)
    Lack of sex-linked differences in cerebral edema and aquaporin-4 expression after experimental stroke
    J Cereb Blood Flow Metab, 28 (12), 1898-906
    PubMed 18648381
  28. Malmierca MS, Storm-Mathisen J, Cant NB, Irvine DRF (2008)
    From cochlea to cortex: A tribute to Kirsten Kjelsberg Osen
    Neuroscience, 154 (1), 1-9
  29. Martens H, Weston MC, Boulland JL, Grønborg M, Grosche J, Kacza J, Hoffmann A, Matteoli M, Takamori S, Harkany T, Chaudhry FA, Rosenmund C, Erck C, Jahn R, Härtig W (2008)
    Unique luminal localization of VGAT-C terminus allows for selective labeling of active cortical GABAergic synapses
    J Neurosci, 28 (49), 13125-31
    PubMed 19052203
  30. Moe SE, Sorbo JG, Holen T (2008)
    Huntingtin triplet-repeat locus is stable under long-term Fen1 knockdown in human cells
    J Neurosci Methods, 171 (2), 233-8
    PubMed 18466979
  31. Moe SE, Sorbo JG, Sogaard R, Zeuthen T, Petter Ottersen O, Holen T (2008)
    New isoforms of rat Aquaporin-4
    Genomics, 91 (4), 367-77
    PubMed 18255256
  32. Naessan CL, Egge-Jacobsen W, Heiniger RW, Wolfgang MC, Aas FE, Røhr A, Winther-Larsen HC, Koomey M (2008)
    Genetic and functional analyses of PptA, a phospho-form transferase targeting type IV pili in Neisseria gonorrhoeae
    J Bacteriol, 190 (1), 387-400
    PubMed 17951381
  33. Nase G, Helm PJ, Enger R, Ottersen OP (2008)
    Water entry into astrocytes during brain edema formation
    Glia, 56 (8), 895-902
    PubMed 18351631
  34. Nase G, Helm PJ, Oguchi T, Nilsson LNG, Lannfelt L, Ottersen OP, Torp R (2008)
    Local impact of perivascular plaques on cerebral blood flow dynamics in a transgenic mouse model of Alzheimer's disease
    PROC SPIE, 6860, 686022
  35. Nyombi BM, Holm-Hansen C, Kristiansen KI, Bjune G, Müller F (2008)
    Prevalence of reverse transcriptase and protease mutations associated with antiretroviral drug resistance among drug-naïve HIV-1 infected pregnant women in Kagera and Kilimanjaro regions, Tanzania
    AIDS Res Ther, 5, 13
    PubMed 18570675
  36. Nyombi BM, Kristiansen KI, Bjune G, Müller F, Holm-Hansen C (2008)
    Diversity of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 subtypes in Kagera and Kilimanjaro regions, Tanzania
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses, 24 (6), 761-9
    PubMed 18507522
  37. Nyombi BM, Nkya W, Barongo L, Bjune G, Kristiansen KI, Müller F, Holm-Hansen C (2008)
    Evolution of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 serotypes in northern Tanzania: a retrospective study
    APMIS, 116 (6), 507-14
    PubMed 18754325
  38. Oltedal L, Haglerød C, Furmanek T, Davanger S (2008)
    Vesicular release of glutamate from hippocampal neurons in culture: an immunocytochemical assay
    Exp Brain Res, 184 (4), 479-92
    PubMed 17851655
  39. Ranneberg-Nilsen T, Dale HA, Luna L, Slettebakk R, Sundheim O, Rollag H, Bjørås M (2008)
    Characterization of human cytomegalovirus uracil DNA glycosylase (UL114) and its interaction with polymerase processivity factor (UL44)
    J Mol Biol, 381 (2), 276-88
    PubMed 18599070
  40. Ringvoll J, Moen MN, Nordstrand LM, Meira LB, Pang B, Bekkelund A, Dedon PC, Bjelland S, Samson LD, Falnes PØ, Klungland A (2008)
    AlkB homologue 2-mediated repair of ethenoadenine lesions in mammalian DNA
    Cancer Res, 68 (11), 4142-9
    PubMed 18519673
  41. Rolseth V, Rundén-Pran E, Luna L, McMurray C, Bjørås M, Ottersen OP (2008)
    Widespread distribution of DNA glycosylases removing oxidative DNA lesions in human and rodent brains
    DNA Repair (Amst), 7 (9), 1578-88
    PubMed 18603019
  42. Rolseth V, Rundén-Pran E, Neurauter CG, Yndestad A, Luna L, Aukrust P, Ottersen OP, Bjørås M (2008)
    Base excision repair activities in organotypic hippocampal slice cultures exposed to oxygen and glucose deprivation
    DNA Repair (Amst), 7 (6), 869-78
    PubMed 18406215
  43. Saxowsky TT, Meadows KL, Klungland A, Doetsch PW (2008)
    8-Oxoguanine-mediated transcriptional mutagenesis causes Ras activation in mammalian cells
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 105 (48), 18877-82
    PubMed 19020090
  44. Schoultz BW, Arstad E, Marton J, Willoch F, Drzezga A, Wester HJ, Henriksen G (2008)
    A New Method for Radiosynthesis of C-Labeled Carbamate Groups and its Application for a Highly Efficient Synthesis of the Kappa-Opioid Receptor Tracer [C]GR103545
    Open Med Chem J, 2, 72-4
    PubMed 19662146
  45. Sinha S, Ambur OH, Langford PR, Tønjum T, Kroll JS (2008)
    Reduced DNA binding and uptake in the absence of DsbA1 and DsbA2 of Neisseria meningitidis due to inefficient folding of the outer-membrane secretin PilQ
    Microbiology, 154 (Pt 1), 217-25
    PubMed 18174140
  46. Solberg N, Machon O, Krauss S (2008)
    Effect of canonical Wnt inhibition in the neurogenic cortex, hippocampus, and premigratory dentate gyrus progenitor pool
    Dev Dyn, 237 (7), 1799-811
    PubMed 18521945
  47. Sorbo JG, Moe SE, Ottersen OP, Holen T (2008)
    The molecular composition of square arrays
    Biochemistry, 47 (8), 2631-7
    PubMed 18247481
  48. Svalheim S, Taubøll E, Surdova K, Ormel L, Dahl E, Aleksandersen M, McNeilly A, Gjerstad L, Ropstad E (2008)
    Long-term levetiracetam treatment affects reproductive endocrine function in female Wistar rats
    Seizure, 17 (2), 203-9
    PubMed 18155931
  49. Treangen TJ, Ambur OH, Tonjum T, Rocha EP (2008)
    The impact of the neisserial DNA uptake sequences on genome evolution and stability
    Genome Biol, 9 (3), R60
    PubMed 18366792
  50. van den Born E, Omelchenko MV, Bekkelund A, Leihne V, Koonin EV, Dolja VV, Falnes PØ (2008)
    Viral AlkB proteins repair RNA damage by oxidative demethylation
    Nucleic Acids Res, 36 (17), 5451-61
    PubMed 18718927
  51. Weel-Sneve R, Bjørås M, Kristiansen KI (2008)
    Overexpression of the LexA-regulated tisAB RNA in E. coli inhibits SOS functions; implications for regulation of the SOS response
    Nucleic Acids Res, 36 (19), 6249-59
    PubMed 18832374
  52. Wilczynski GM, Konopacki FA, Wilczek E, Lasiecka Z, Gorlewicz A, Michaluk P, Wawrzyniak M, Malinowska M, Okulski P, Kolodziej LR, Konopka W, Duniec K, Mioduszewska B, Nikolaev E, Walczak A, Owczarek D, Gorecki DC, Zuschratter W, Ottersen OP, Kaczmarek L (2008)
    Important role of matrix metalloproteinase 9 in epileptogenesis
    J Cell Biol, 180 (5), 1021-35
    PubMed 18332222
  53. Zeynalov E, Chen CH, Froehner SC, Adams ME, Ottersen OP, Amiry-Moghaddam M, Bhardwaj A (2008)
    The perivascular pool of aquaporin-4 mediates the effect of osmotherapy in postischemic cerebral edema
    Crit Care Med, 36 (9), 2634-40
    PubMed 18679106

Book chapters

  1. Olsen BR, Laake P, Ottersen OP (2008)
    Søknad om forskningsmidler
    In Forskning i medisin og biofag, 2. utgave (Laake P, Olsen BR, Benestad HB, eds.), Gyldendal akademisk
    ISBN 9788205384873 (Online)
  2. Tønjum T (2008)
    Neisseriaceae, Moraxellaceae, Chlamydia, Mycoplasma and Ureaplasma, Rickettsiaceae, Gardnerella, Calymmatobacterium, Cardiobacterium, Streptobacillus and Capnocytophaga
    In Medical Microbiology, Textbook for medical students, 3rd ed., University of Oslo, Norway, pp. 111-128, 202-217, 218-222, 240-250, 251-260, 264-269, 270-272
    ISBN 978-82-05-31590-7 (Print)
  3. van Putten J, Tønjum T (2008)
    The Neisseria
    In Infectious Diseases, 3rd edition (Cohen, Powderly, Opal, eds.), Elsevier
    ISBN 978-0-323-04579-7 (Print)


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