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  • Pardal, Sara; Drews, Anna; Alves, Jose; Ramos, Jaime A.; Westerdahl, Helena (Springer Nature, 2017-05-23)
    The major histocompatibility complex (MHC) encodes proteins that are central for antigen presentation and pathogen elimination. MHC class I (MHC-I) genes have attracted a great deal of interest among researchers in ecology and evolution and have been ...
  • Káradóttir, Harpa; Nikhil Nitin, Kulkarn; Guðjónsson, Þórarinn; Karason, Sigurbergur; Guðmundsson, Guðmundur Hrafn (PeerJ, 2015-12-07)
    Mechanical ventilation (MV) of patients can cause damage to bronchoalveolar epithelium, leading to a sterile inflammatory response, infection and in severe cases sepsis. Limited knowledge is available on the effects of MV on the innate immune defense ...
  • Hjálmarsdóttir, Martha Ásdís (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medcine, 2016-10-14)
    Streptococcus pneumoniae, pneumókokkar, sem ekki voru næmir fyrir penisillíni (PÓP) fundust fyrst á Íslandi 1988 og urðu á fjórum árum 20% allra pneumókokka stofna sem greindust hjá sjúklingum. Flestir voru þeir af hjúpgerð 6Bii/E, CC90. Árið 2011 ...
  • Jonsdottir-Buch, Sandra Mjoll (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, 2017-09-15)
    Mesenchymal stromal cells (MSC) are promising candidates for cellular therapy due to their ability to regenerate bone and cartilage and modulate immune responses. The use of MSC in cellular therapy is problematic due to the need for fetal bovine serum ...
  • Di, Xiaxia (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2019-01-07)
    A substantial diversity of secondary metabolites from marine invertebrates has been described; however, only a few studies have investigated secondary metabolites of marine invertebrates collected in Icelandic waters. The unique marine environment ...
  • Quirk, Sigríður Júlía (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, 2019-04)
    The pneumococcus is a major human pathogen that causes morbidity and mortality worldwide. Pneumococci are normally carried asymptomatically in the nasopharynx of healthy pre-school children. Pneumococcal infections can range from acute otitis media ...
  • Lemarquis, Andri Leo; Einarsdóttir, Helga K.; Kristjansdóttir, Rakel N.; Jonsdottir, Ingileif; Lúðvíksson, Björn R. (Frontiers Media SA, 2018-04-27)
    Selective IgA deficiency (IgAD) is the most common primary antibody deficiency in the western world with affected individuals suffering from an increased burden of autoimmunity, atopic diseases and infections. It has been shown that IgAD B cells can ...
  • Hanson, Charles; Lindgård, Ann; Daneshvarnaeini, Mandana; Ellerström, Catarina; Bruun, Anita; Stenevi, Ulf; Arnarsson, Arsaell; Harðarson, Þórir (Baishideng Publishing Group Inc., 2017)
    AIM To investigate whether human embryonic stem cells (hESCs) could be made to attach, grow and differentiate on a human Descemet’s membrane (DM). METHODS Spontaneously differentiated hESCs were transferred onto a human corneal button with the ...