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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  • Sandholt, Gunnar Birgir (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Food Science and Nutrition, 2019-02)
    The aim of the thesis work was to identify and characterise different trypsin isoenzymes from a benzamidine-purified Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) trypsin isolate. Another aim was to test the ability of cod trypsin to deactivate upper respiratory tract ...
  • Jónsdóttir, Kristín (European Network about Parents in Education, 2015)
    Students’ voices in research on parental involvement in schools are rather weak since many studies report only on opinions of parents and school personnel. This paper draws on findings from a study in 14 compulsory schools and uses data from ...
  • Swift, Emma Marie (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Nursing, 2019-01-30)
    Background: The importance of promoting and protecting the normal physiologic processes of childbirth is supported by decades of research. Despite this, the use of obstetric interventions has increased rapidly over the past years. Hence, finding an ...
  • 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 ...

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