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  • Morera, Erika (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, 2020-12-02)
    Epithelial to mesenchymal transition (EMT) is a developmental trait that is hijacked in some disease conditions such as fibrosis and cancer. In cancer, EMT has been linked to increased invasion and metastasis, and is generally associated with a poor ...
  • Louphrasitthiphol, Pakavarin; Siddaway, Robert; Loffreda, Alessia; Pogenberg, Vivian; Friedrichsen, Hans; Schepsky, Alexander; Zeng, Zhiqiang; Lu, Min; Strub, Thomas; Freter, Rasmus; Lisle, Richard; Suer, Eda; Thomas, Benjamin; Schuster-Böckler, Benjamin; Filippakopoulos, Panagis; Middleton, Mark; Lu, Xin; Patton, E. Elizabeth; Davidson, Irwin; Lambert, Jean-Philippe; Wilmanns, Matthias; Steingrimsson, Eirikur; Mazza, Davide; Goding, Colin R. (Elsevier BV, 2020-08-06)
    It is widely assumed that decreasing transcription factor DNA-binding affinity reduces transcription initiation by diminishing occupancy of sequence-specific regulatory elements. However, in vivo transcription factors find their binding sites while ...
  • Vielfaure, J.-B.; Vergani, S. D.; Japelj, J.; Fynbo, J. P. U.; Gronke, M.; Elm Heintz, Kasper; Malesani, D. B.; Petitjean, P.; Tanvir, N. R.; D’Elia, V.; Kann, D. A.; Palmerio, J. T.; Salvaterra, R.; Wiersema, K.; Arabsalmani, M.; Campana, S.; Covino, S.; De Pasquale, M.; de Ugarte Postigo, A.; Hammer, F.; Hartmann, D. H.; Jakobsson, Pall; Kouveliotou, C.; Laskar, T.; Levan, A. J.; Rossi, A. (EDP Sciences, 2020-09)
    Context. The identification of the sources that reionized the Universe and their specific contribution to this process are key missing pieces of our knowledge of the early Universe. Faint star-forming galaxies may be the main contributors to the ionizing ...
  • de Boer, Jan; Hartong, Jelle; Have, Emil; Obers, Niels; Sybesma, Watse (Stichting SciPost, 2020-08-11)
    We consider uncharged fluids without any boost symmetry on an arbitrary curved background and classify all allowed transport coefficients up to first order in derivatives. We assume rotational symmetry and we use the entropy current formalism. The ...
  • Raza, Fahad; Ivanek, Renata; Freer, Heather; Reiche, Dania; Rose, Horst; Torsteinsdóttir, Sigurbjörg; Svansson, Vilhjálmur; Björnsdóttir, Sigríður; Wagner, Bettina (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2020-08-10)
    Background: Culicoides hypersensitivity (CH) is induced in horses by salivary allergens of Culicoides midges. In Iceland, the causal Culicoides species for CH are not present. Previous epidemiological data indicated that Icelandic horses are more ...
  • Doherty, T. Mark; Hausdorff, William P.; Kristinsson, Karl Gustaf (Informa UK Limited, 2020-06-29)
    Background: Antimicrobial resistance is a growing global health threat. To preserve the effectiveness of antimicrobials, it is important to reduce demand for antimicrobials. Objectives: The objective of the study was to screen the existing peer-reviewed ...
  • Benediktsson, Bardi; Bjornsson, Ragnar (American Chemical Society (ACS), 2020-08-05)
    The nitrogenase enzymes are responsible for all biological nitrogen reduction. How this is accomplished at the atomic level, however, has still not been established. The molybdenum-dependent nitrogenase has been extensively studied and is the most ...
  • Fu, Weiqi; Chaiboonchoe, Amphun; Dohai, Bushra; Sultana, Mehar; Baffour, Kristos; Alzahmi, Amnah; Weston, James; Al Khairy, Dina; Daakour, Sarah; Jaiswal, Ashish; Nelson, David R.; Mystikou, Alexandra; Brynjolfsson, Sigurdur; Salehi-Ashtiani, Kourosh (Elsevier BV, 2020-08-21)
    Surface colonization allows diatoms, a dominant group of phytoplankton in oceans, to adapt to harsh marine environments while mediating biofoulings to human-made underwater facilities. The regulatory pathways underlying diatom surface colonization, ...
  • Johannesson, Gauti; Gottfredsdottir, Maria; Ásgrimsdóttir, Guðrún Marta; Loftsson, Thorsteinn; Stefánsson, Einar (Wiley, 2020-02-17)
    Purpose: Compare (a) nonmitomycin C (MMC) trabeculectomy and 1.5% dexamethasone nanoparticle (DexNP) eye drops postoperatively with (b) trabeculectomy with MMC and Maxidex® eye drops postoperatively. Methods: Randomized prospective single masked clinical ...
  • Anoko, Julienne Ngoundoung; Barry, Boureima Rodrigue; Boiro, Hamadou; Diallo, Boubacar; Diallo, Amadou Bailo; Belizaire, Marie Roseline; Keita, Morry; Djingarey, Mamadou Harouna; N'da, Michel Yao; Yoti, Zabulon; Fall, Ibrahima-Soce; Talisuna, Ambrose (BMJ, 2020-08-18)
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  • Kamler, Jan F.; Nicholson, Samantha; Stenkewitz, Ute; Gharajehdaghipour, Tazarve; Davies‐Mostert, Harriet (Wiley, 2020-05-11)
  • Hempenius, Mirjam; Luijken, Kim; Boer, Anthonius; Klungel, Olaf; Groenwold, Rolf; Gardarsdottir, Helga (Wiley, 2020-05-11)
    Purpose: Exposure definitions vary across pharmacoepidemiological studies. Therefore, transparent reporting of exposure definitions is important for interpretation of published study results. We aimed to assess the quality of reporting of exposure to ...
  • Grabenhenrich, Linus; Trendelenburg, Valérie; Bellach, Johanna; Yürek, Songül; Reich, Andreas; Fiandor, Ana; Rivero, Daniela; Sigurðardóttir, Sigurveig; Clausen, Michael; Papadopoulos, Nikolaos G.; Xepapadaki, Paraskevi; Sprikkelman, Aline B.; Dontje, Bianca; Roberts, Graham; Grimshaw, Kate; Kowalski, Marek L.; Kurowski, Marcin; Dubakiene, Ruta; Rudzeviciene, Odilija; Fernández‐Rivas, Montserrat; Couch, Philip; Versteeg, Serge A.; Ree, Ronald; Mills, Clare; Keil, Thomas; Beyer, Kirsten (Wiley, 2020-05-19)
    Background: The prevalence of food allergy (FA) among European school children is poorly defined. Estimates have commonly been based on parent-reported symptoms. We aimed to estimate the frequency of FA and sensitization against food allergens in primary ...
  • Skuladottir, Hafdis; Gunnarsdottir, Thora; Halldorsdottir, Sigridur; Sveinsdóttir, Herdís; Holden, Janean; Bjornsdottir, Amalia (Wiley, 2020-05-29)
    Aim: To explore the lived experience of individuals' in chronic pain of participating in a pain rehabilitation programme in Iceland. Design: Phenomenological research. Method: The Vancouver School of Doing Phenomenology. Eleven participants were ...
  • Berkesi, Márta; Bali, Eniko; Bodnar, Robert J.; Szabó, Ábel; Guzmics, Tibor (Elsevier BV, 2020-09)
    Oldoinyo Lengai, located in the Gregory Rift in Tanzania, is a world-famous volcano owing to its uniqueness in producing natrocarbonatite melts and because of its extremely high CO2 flux. The volcano is constructed of highly peralkaline [PI = molar ...
  • jueseah, alvin slewion; Knutsson, Ogmundur; Kristofersson, Dadi; Tómasson, Tumi (Elsevier BV, 2020-09)
    Artisanal fisheries employ small simple craft making fishers, processors and traders vulnerable to seasonal fluctuations. This study examines effects of seasonality on supply, trading relationships and benefits distribution in two small-scale fisheries ...
  • Kalpio, Marika; Magnússon, Jóhann D.; Guðmundsson, Haraldur G.; Linderborg, Kaisa M.; Kallio, Heikki; Haraldsson, Guðmundur G.; Yang, Baoru (Elsevier BV, 2020-09)
    The stereospecific structure of triacylglycerols (TAGs) affects the bioavailability of fatty acids. Lack of enantiopure reference compounds and effective enantiospecific methods have hindered the stereospecific analysis of individual TAGs. Twelve novel ...
  • Rozas, Elena; Beierlein, Johannes; Yulin, Alexey; Klaas, Martin; Suchomel, Holger; Egorov, Oleg; Shelykh, Ivan; Peschel, Ulf; Schneider, Christian; Klembt, Sebastian; Höfling, Sven; Martín, María Dolores; Viña, Luis (Wiley, 2020-07-08)
    Polariton condensates' propagation is strongly dependent on the particular energy landscape the particles are moving upon, in which the geometry of the pathway laid for their movement plays a crucial role. Bends in the circuit's trajectories affect the ...
  • Svedberg, Anna; Björn, Niclas; Sigurgeirsson, Benjamín; Pradhananga, Sailendra; Brandén, Eva; Koyi, Hirsh; Lewensohn, Rolf; De Petris, Luigi; Apellániz-Ruiz, María; Rodríguez-Antona, Cristina; Lundeberg, Joakim; Gréen, Henrik (Elsevier BV, 2020-09)
    Objectives: Gemcitabine/carboplatin treatment is known to cause severe adverse drug reactions which can lead to the need for reduction or cessation of chemotherapy. It would be beneficial to identify patients at risk of severe hematological toxicity ...
  • Sigurðardóttir, Anna Kristín (FrancoAngeli s.r.l, 2019)
    School buildings that are designed according to an open-plan approach have gained popularity in Iceland over the last two decades, both at the elementary and secondary level. Sigurðardóttir and Hjartarson (2011) claim this to be a radical shift in ...

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