Michael Thorsen

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Affiliation: University of Copenhagen
Country: Denmark

Publications

  1. pmc Mediator regulates non-coding RNA transcription at fission yeast centromeres
    Michael Thorsen
    Department of Biology, University of Copenhagen, Biocenter, Ole Maaløes Vej 5, 2200, Copenhagen, N, Denmark
    Epigenetics Chromatin 5:19. 2012
  2. pmc Genetic basis of arsenite and cadmium tolerance in Saccharomyces cerevisiae
    Michael Thorsen
    Department of Cell and Molecular Biology Microbiology, University of Gothenburg, S 405 30 Gothenburg, Sweden
    BMC Genomics 10:105. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Quantitative transcriptome, proteome, and sulfur metabolite profiling of the Saccharomyces cerevisiae response to arsenite
    Michael Thorsen
    Department of Cell and Molecular Biology Microbiology, Gothenburg University, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Physiol Genomics 30:35-43. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Characterization of the DNA-binding motif of the arsenic-responsive transcription factor Yap8p
    Yulia Ilina
    Department of Cell and Molecular Biology Microbiology, University of Gothenburg, S 405 30 Gothenburg, Sweden
    Biochem J 415:467-75. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Evolutionary forces act on promoter length: identification of enriched cis-regulatory elements
    Erik Kristiansson
    Department of Zoology, University of Gothenburg, Goteborg, Sweden
    Mol Biol Evol 26:1299-307. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Glutathione serves an extracellular defence function to decrease arsenite accumulation and toxicity in yeast
    Michael Thorsen
    Department of Chemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Gothenburg, S 40530 Gothenburg, Sweden
    Mol Microbiol 84:1177-88. 2012
  7. pmc The MAPK Hog1p modulates Fps1p-dependent arsenite uptake and tolerance in yeast
    Michael Thorsen
    Department of Cell and Molecular Biology Microbiology, Goteborg University, S 405 30 Goteborg, Sweden
    Mol Biol Cell 17:4400-10. 2006

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Publications7

  1. pmc Mediator regulates non-coding RNA transcription at fission yeast centromeres
    Michael Thorsen
    Department of Biology, University of Copenhagen, Biocenter, Ole Maaløes Vej 5, 2200, Copenhagen, N, Denmark
    Epigenetics Chromatin 5:19. 2012
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  2. pmc Genetic basis of arsenite and cadmium tolerance in Saccharomyces cerevisiae
    Michael Thorsen
    Department of Cell and Molecular Biology Microbiology, University of Gothenburg, S 405 30 Gothenburg, Sweden
    BMC Genomics 10:105. 2009
    ..Exposure to these nonessential toxic metals may result in a variety of human diseases including cancer. However, arsenic and cadmium toxicity targets and the cellular systems contributing to tolerance acquisition are not fully known...
  3. ncbi request reprint Quantitative transcriptome, proteome, and sulfur metabolite profiling of the Saccharomyces cerevisiae response to arsenite
    Michael Thorsen
    Department of Cell and Molecular Biology Microbiology, Gothenburg University, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Physiol Genomics 30:35-43. 2007
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  4. doi request reprint Characterization of the DNA-binding motif of the arsenic-responsive transcription factor Yap8p
    Yulia Ilina
    Department of Cell and Molecular Biology Microbiology, University of Gothenburg, S 405 30 Gothenburg, Sweden
    Biochem J 415:467-75. 2008
    ..We conclude that Yap8p and other yeast AP-1 proteins require distinct DNA-binding motifs to induce gene expression and propose that this fact contributed towards a separation of function between AP-1 proteins during evolution...
  5. doi request reprint Evolutionary forces act on promoter length: identification of enriched cis-regulatory elements
    Erik Kristiansson
    Department of Zoology, University of Gothenburg, Goteborg, Sweden
    Mol Biol Evol 26:1299-307. 2009
    ..Identification of cis-regulatory elements in Saccharomyces cerevisiae can be done with the web service located at http://enricher.zool.gu.se...
  6. doi request reprint Glutathione serves an extracellular defence function to decrease arsenite accumulation and toxicity in yeast
    Michael Thorsen
    Department of Chemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Gothenburg, S 40530 Gothenburg, Sweden
    Mol Microbiol 84:1177-88. 2012
    ..Taken together, our data are consistent with a novel detoxification mechanism in which GSH is exported to protect yeast cells from arsenite toxicity by preventing its uptake...
  7. pmc The MAPK Hog1p modulates Fps1p-dependent arsenite uptake and tolerance in yeast
    Michael Thorsen
    Department of Cell and Molecular Biology Microbiology, Goteborg University, S 405 30 Goteborg, Sweden
    Mol Biol Cell 17:4400-10. 2006
    ..Understanding how arsenite/antimonite uptake and toxicity is modulated may prove of value for their use in medical therapy...