This is the institutional repository for peer reviewed articles published in open access and doctoral dissertations by the Agricultural University of Iceland, the Iceland Academy of the Arts, the National and University Library of Iceland, Reykjavik University, the University of Akureyri, Bifröst University, Hólar University College and the University of Iceland. Open access to research results is in accordance with article 10 from the Act on public support for research / 2003 No 3 and is compliant with requirements from international and domestic research fund programs. The purpose of the Open Science repository is to make results of research conducted at Icelandic universities accessible to the public online without hindrance or charge. Deposits to the repository are permanent and are intended to ensure future access to all published scientific material of the Icelandic research community. By collecting this material together in one collection access is made simple and easy for anyone who wishes to study the considerable scientific work conducted in Iceland.

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  • Halldórsdóttir, Elsa; Kowal, Natalia Magdalena; Olafsdottir, Elin Soffia (Georg Thieme Verlag KG, 2015-07-17)
    The genus Diphasiastrum includes at least 23 species distributed primarily across the northern temperate and subarctic areas of the world. These plants produce an array of lycopodium alkaloids, and some species such as Diphasiastrum complanatum have ...
  • Xu, Maonian; Eiriksson, Finnur Freyr; Thorsteinsdóttir, Margrét; Heiðmarsson, Starri; Omarsdottir, Sesselja; Olafsdottir, Elin Soffia (Elsevier BV, 2019-04)
    The club moss family Lycopodiaceae produces a diverse array of bioactive lycopodium alkaloids (LAs). In particular, the alkaloid huperzine A (hupA) has grasped attention since it is a potent acetylcholinesterase inhibitor of medical interest in Alzheimer's ...
  • Xu, Maonian; Heiðmarsson, Starri; Thorsteinsdóttir, Margrét; Wasowicz, Pawel; Sun, Hang; Deng, Tao; Omarsdottir, Sesselja; Olafsdottir, Elin Soffia (Georg Thieme Verlag KG, 2018-10-05)
    The alkaloids huperzine A and huperzine B were originally isolated from the Chinese club moss Huperzia serrata. They are known inhibitors of acetylcholinesterase, and especially huperzine A shows pharmaceutical potential for the treatment of Alzheimerʼs ...
  • Kowal, Natalia Magdalena; Indurthi, Dinesh; Ahring, Philip; Chebib, Mary; Olafsdottir, Elin Soffia; Balle, Thomas (MDPI AG, 2019-01-27)
    Neurodegenerative disorders, including Alzheimer’s disease, belong to the group of the most difficult and challenging conditions with very limited treatment options. Attempts to find new drugs in most cases fail at the clinical stage. New tactics to ...
  • Magnúsdóttir, Ásdís Rósa (Hugvísindastofnun Háskóla Íslands, 2018-09-05)
    Umfjöllun um undur og ógnir borgarsamfélagsins er að finna í rituðum heimildum af ýmsu tagi og frá öllum tímum. Hér birtist þýðing Ásdísar Rósu Magnúsdóttur á dagbókarbrotum frá París frá tímum hundrað ára stríðsins svokallaða, sem hófst árið 1337. Í ...

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