University of Helsinki

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Organization: University of Helsinki
Country: Finland

Top Publications

  1. doi Pulmonary blood volume in mitral regurgitation in Cavalier King Charles spaniels
    A Eriksson
    Minerva Institute for Medical Research, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Vet Intern Med 24:1393-9. 2010
  2. doi Human influence on distribution and extinctions of the late Pleistocene Eurasian megafauna
    Diana Pushkina
    Department of Geology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Hum Evol 54:769-82. 2008
  3. ncbi Modulation of epithelial cell fate of the root in vitro
    M Tummers
    Developmental Biology Program, Institute of Biotechnology, Viikki Biocenter, PO Box 56, FIN 00014, Helsinki, Finland
    J Dent Res 86:1063-7. 2007
  4. ncbi Species-level selection reduces selfishness through competitive exclusion
    D J Rankin
    Laboratory of Ecological and Evolutionary Dynamics, Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Evol Biol 20:1459-68. 2007
  5. ncbi Monocyte CD14 and soluble CD14 in predicting mortality of patients with severe community acquired infection
    Hannele Aalto
    Department of Bacteriology and Immunology, The Haartman Institute, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Infect Dis 39:596-603. 2007
  6. ncbi Distal myopathy caused by homozygous missense mutations in the nebulin gene
    Carina Wallgren-Pettersson
    Department of Medical Genetics, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Brain 130:1465-76. 2007
  7. ncbi The effect of emergency department delay on outcome in critically ill medical patients: evaluation using hospital mortality and quality of life at 6 months
    K A Saukkonen
    Emergency Care, Department of Medicine, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    J Intern Med 260:586-91. 2006
  8. ncbi Sense of coherence and its determinants: a comparative study of the Finnish-speaking majority and the Swedish-speaking minority in Finland
    Salla Maarit Volanen
    Department of Public Health, University of Turku, Finland
    Scand J Public Health 34:515-25. 2006
  9. ncbi Novel function of the skin in calcium metabolism in female and male chickens (Gallus domesticus)
    Liisa M Peltonen
    Department of Biomedicine, Physiology, Biomedicum Helsinki, 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
    Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol 144:432-41. 2006
  10. ncbi Extracellular matrix-induced changes in expression of cell cycle-related proteins and proteasome components in endometrial adenocarcinoma cells
    Hannu Koistinen
    Department of Clinical Chemistry, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Biomedicum Helsinki, PO Box 700, 00029 HUS, Finland
    Gynecol Oncol 102:546-51. 2006

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Publications62

  1. doi Pulmonary blood volume in mitral regurgitation in Cavalier King Charles spaniels
    A Eriksson
    Minerva Institute for Medical Research, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Vet Intern Med 24:1393-9. 2010
    ..However, little is known about pulmonary blood volume (PBV), blood pulmonary transit time (PTT), and the regulation of these...
  2. doi Human influence on distribution and extinctions of the late Pleistocene Eurasian megafauna
    Diana Pushkina
    Department of Geology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Hum Evol 54:769-82. 2008
    ....
  3. ncbi Modulation of epithelial cell fate of the root in vitro
    M Tummers
    Developmental Biology Program, Institute of Biotechnology, Viikki Biocenter, PO Box 56, FIN 00014, Helsinki, Finland
    J Dent Res 86:1063-7. 2007
    ..We conclude that the fate of the epithelium is regulated by external cues influenced by culture conditions, and that the molar has the intrinsic capacity to grow continuously...
  4. ncbi Species-level selection reduces selfishness through competitive exclusion
    D J Rankin
    Laboratory of Ecological and Evolutionary Dynamics, Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Evol Biol 20:1459-68. 2007
    ..Our results suggest that species-level selection and community dynamics play an important role in regulating the intensity of conflicts in natural populations...
  5. ncbi Monocyte CD14 and soluble CD14 in predicting mortality of patients with severe community acquired infection
    Hannele Aalto
    Department of Bacteriology and Immunology, The Haartman Institute, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Infect Dis 39:596-603. 2007
    ..In conclusion, low monocyte mCD14 level, unlike the concurrent sCD14 level, predicts 28-d mortality in patients with community acquired infections...
  6. ncbi Distal myopathy caused by homozygous missense mutations in the nebulin gene
    Carina Wallgren-Pettersson
    Department of Medical Genetics, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Brain 130:1465-76. 2007
    ..We conclude that homozygous missense mutations in NEB cause a novel distal myopathy, predominantly involving lower leg extensor muscles, finger extensors and neck flexors...
  7. ncbi The effect of emergency department delay on outcome in critically ill medical patients: evaluation using hospital mortality and quality of life at 6 months
    K A Saukkonen
    Emergency Care, Department of Medicine, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    J Intern Med 260:586-91. 2006
    ..The 15D is a generic, 15-dimensional, standardized measure of HRQoL. We hypothesized that prolonged stay in the ED is related to worse outcome...
  8. ncbi Sense of coherence and its determinants: a comparative study of the Finnish-speaking majority and the Swedish-speaking minority in Finland
    Salla Maarit Volanen
    Department of Public Health, University of Turku, Finland
    Scand J Public Health 34:515-25. 2006
    ..This study investigated (1) the level of sense of coherence (SOC), (2) the structure of generalized resistance resources (GRRs), and (3) associations of GRRs with SOC among Finnish- and Swedish-speaking Finns...
  9. ncbi Novel function of the skin in calcium metabolism in female and male chickens (Gallus domesticus)
    Liisa M Peltonen
    Department of Biomedicine, Physiology, Biomedicum Helsinki, 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
    Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol 144:432-41. 2006
    ..Possible functions of the skin as a dynamic calcium source balancing the free circulating Ca2+ levels and, also, as an excretory organ for Ca2+ are discussed...
  10. ncbi Extracellular matrix-induced changes in expression of cell cycle-related proteins and proteasome components in endometrial adenocarcinoma cells
    Hannu Koistinen
    Department of Clinical Chemistry, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Biomedicum Helsinki, PO Box 700, 00029 HUS, Finland
    Gynecol Oncol 102:546-51. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate these changes...
  11. ncbi Effect of diet and tylosin on chronic diarrhea in beagles
    Elias Westermarck
    Department of Clinical Veterinary Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Hämeentie 57, 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Vet Intern Med 19:822-7. 2005
    ..The feces then became significantly firmer and remained so throughout a 3-month follow-up. We conclude that the combination of diet and tylosin was more effective than either agent alone in control of chronic diarrhea...
  12. ncbi GABA(A) receptor subtypes as targets for neuropsychiatric drug development
    Esa R Korpi
    Institute of Biomedicine, Pharmacology, Biomedicum Helsinki, P O Box 63 Haartmaninkatu 8, FI 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
    Pharmacol Ther 109:12-32. 2006
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  13. pmc Detection of human picornaviruses by multiplex reverse transcription-PCR and liquid hybridization
    Pia Jokela
    Department of Virology, Haartman Institute, University of Helsinki, P O Box 21, FIN 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    J Clin Microbiol 43:1239-45. 2005
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  14. ncbi Helicobacter pylori and specific immunoglobulin E antibodies to food allergens in children
    Kaija Leena Kolho
    Hospital for Children and Adolescents, University of Helsinki, Stenbackinkatu 11, FIN 00029 HUS
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 40:180-3. 2005
    ..We assessed the presence of food-specific immunoglobulin (Ig)E antibodies in H. pylori positive children and controls...
  15. doi Mannose-binding lectin variant associated with severe malaria in young African children
    Ville Holmberg
    Institute of Tropical Medicine and International Health, Charite University Medicine Berlin, Spandauer Damm 130, 14050 Berlin, Germany
    Microbes Infect 10:342-8. 2008
    ..falciparum infection and manifestation of severe malaria, particularly in young children in whom specific immune responses are weak or absent...
  16. pmc How to derive biological information from the value of the normalization constant in allometric equations
    Pekka Kaitaniemi
    Hyytiälä Forestry Field Station, University of Helsinki, Korkeakoski, Finland
    PLoS ONE 3:e1932. 2008
    ..The results show how the value of b can be used as a source of valuable biological information if an appropriate regression model is selected...
  17. doi Glycosaminoglycan-resistant and pH-sensitive lipid-coated DNA complexes produced by detergent removal method
    Julia Lehtinen
    Centre for Drug Research, University of Helsinki, P O Box 56, 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Control Release 131:145-9. 2008
    ..PEGylation of the coated complexes increased their cellular uptake but reduced the pH-sensitivity. Detergent removal was thus a superior method for the production of stable, but acid activatable, lipid-coated DNA complexes...
  18. doi Seasonal fluctuations in leaf phenolic composition under UV manipulations reflect contrasting strategies of alder and birch trees
    Titta Kotilainen
    Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, P O Box 35, FIN 40014, University of Jyvaskyla, Jyvaskyla, Finland
    Physiol Plant 140:297-309. 2010
    ..Moreover, our results highlight differences in responses of the two tree species, which are taken to indicate differences in their ecological niche differentiation...
  19. doi Lignin biosynthesis studies in plant tissue cultures
    Anna Kärkönen
    Department of Applied Biology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Integr Plant Biol 52:176-85. 2010
    ..This review focuses on studies where the use of plant tissue cultures has been advantageous in structural and biosynthesis studies of lignin, and discusses the validity of tissue cultures as models for lignin biosynthesis...
  20. doi Infant feeding and the risk of type 1 diabetes
    Mikael Knip
    Hospital for Children and Adolescents and Folkhälsan Research Center, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:1506S-1513S. 2010
    ..Additional work, which includes the application of modern approaches such as metabolomics and epigenomics, is needed to discern the contribution of dietary factors in infancy to the diabetic disease process...
  21. doi Wide variety of bioserotypes of enteropathogenic Yersinia in tonsils of English pigs at slaughter
    Pilar Ortiz Martínez
    Department of Food Hygiene and Environmental Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Helsinki, P O Box 66, Fi 00014 Helsinki University, Finland
    Int J Food Microbiol 139:64-9. 2010
    ..The high prevalence of Y. enterocolitica bioserotypes 2/O:9 and 2/O:5 found in this study suggests that English pigs are an important reservoir of these bioserotypes whereas in other European countries bioserotype 4/O:3 predominates...
  22. doi Metabolomics in angiotensin II-induced cardiac hypertrophy
    Eero Mervaala
    Institute of Biomedicine, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Hypertension 55:508-15. 2010
    ..The finding underscores the importance of Ang II in the regulation of mitochondrial biogenesis and cardiac metabolomics, even in healthy hearts...
  23. doi Operative treatment of fractures in children is increasing. A population-based study from Finland
    Ilkka Helenius
    Section of Pediatric Surgery, Turku Children s Hospital, Turku University Central Hospital, P O Box 499, FIN 20521, Turku, Finland
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:2612-6. 2009
    ..Our aim was to determine the incidence of in-hospital-treated fractures and of the surgical treatment of these fractures in children and adolescents...
  24. pmc Differences in the nemosis response of normal and cancer-associated fibroblasts from patients with oral squamous cell carcinoma
    Kati Räsänen
    Haartman Institute, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    PLoS ONE 4:e6879. 2009
    ..Here we used paired normal skin fibroblasts and cancer-associated fibroblasts (CAF) and primary and recurrent oral squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) cells to study the nemosis response...
  25. doi Population dynamics in a cyclic environment: consequences of cyclic food abundance on tawny owl reproduction and survival
    Patrik Karell
    Bird Ecology Unit, Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Anim Ecol 78:1050-62. 2009
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  26. doi Nonmarital cohabitation among older Finnish men and women: socioeconomic characteristics and forms of union dissolution
    Heta Moustgaard
    Population Research Unit, Department of Sociology, University of Helsinki, PO Box 18, Helsinki FIN 00014, Finland
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 64:507-16. 2009
    ..Nonmarital cohabitation has increased substantially among older adults. Our objective was to enhance understanding of cohabitation by comparing elderly cohabiters with the married according to socioeconomic status and union dissolution...
  27. doi Clustering of fibroblasts induces proinflammatory chemokine secretion promoting leukocyte migration
    Anna Enzerink
    Haartman Institute, University of Helsinki, P O Box 21, FIN 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    Mol Immunol 46:1787-95. 2009
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  28. doi Postpartum oral health parameters in women with preterm birth
    Aura Heimonen
    Institute of Dentistry, University of Helsinki, and Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Diseases, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Acta Odontol Scand 66:334-41. 2008
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  29. doi Body composition in psychotic disorders: a general population survey
    S E Saarni
    National Public Health Institute, Department for Mental Health and Alcohol Research, Mannerheimintie 166, 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Psychol Med 39:801-10. 2009
    ..We examined the detailed body composition of people with different psychotic disorders in a large population-based sample...
  30. doi Probe-based negative selection for underrepresented phylotypes in large environmental clone libraries
    Jenni Hultman
    Institute of Biotechnology, Viikinkaari 4, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Microbiol Methods 75:457-63. 2008
    ..The method is especially suitable for samples with a few dominating sequence types...
  31. ncbi Pearling barley and rye to produce phytosterol-rich fractions
    Anna Maija Lampi
    Department of Applied Chemistry and Microbiology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Lipids 39:783-7. 2004
    ..Pearling fines of hulless barley and rye contained >2 mg/g phytosterol compounds, which makes them a good source of phytosterols and thus valuable raw materials for health-promoting foods...
  32. ncbi Malignancy in pheochromocytomas
    Kaisa Salmenkivi
    Department of Pathology, Haartman Institute, University of Helsinki and HUCH Laboratory Diagnostics, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    APMIS 112:551-9. 2004
    ..In this overview of malignancy in pheochromocytomas, different steps of the tumorigenesis and several markers associated with them are discussed...
  33. ncbi Cardiorespiratory responses to exercise in acute hypoxia, hyperoxia and normoxia
    J E Peltonen
    Unit for Sports and Exercise Medicine, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Helsinski, Finland
    Eur J Appl Physiol 85:82-8. 2001
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  34. ncbi Paenibacillus borealis sp. nov., a nitrogen-fixing species isolated from spruce forest humus in Finland
    S Elo
    Department of Biosciences, Viikki Biocenter, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 51:535-45. 2001
    ..Based on phylogenetic inference and phenotypic and chemotaxonomic characteristics, these isolates are proposed as a new species, Paenibacillus borealis sp. nov., the type strain of which is KK19T (= DSM 13188T = CCUG 43137T)...
  35. ncbi Attempt to model laboratory-scale diffusion and retardation data
    P Hölttä
    Laboratory of Radiochemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Helsinki, PO Box 55, Helsinki 00014 Finland
    J Contam Hydrol 47:139-48. 2001
    ..Kd values obtained from fracture column experiments were one order of magnitude lower than Kd values from batch experiments...
  36. ncbi Fats, lipids and blood coagulation
    M Mutanen
    Department of Applied Chemistry and Microbiology Nutrition, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Curr Opin Lipidol 12:25-9. 2001
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  37. ncbi Changes in serum enterolactone, genistein, and daidzein in a dietary intervention study in Finland
    K Stumpf
    Folkhalsan Research Center, Institute of Preventive Medicine, Nutrition and Cancer, Department of Clinical Chemistry, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 9:1369-72. 2000
    ..These major differences in serum enterolactone concentrations suggest that enterolactone may be used as a biomarker of a healthy diet containing plenty of vegetables, fruit, and berries...
  38. ncbi Nitric oxide synthase immunoreactivity in the rat hippocampus after status epilepticus induced by perforant pathway stimulation
    A Lumme
    Department of Anatomy, Institute of Biomedicine, P O Box 9, 00014 University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Brain Res 871:303-10. 2000
    ..Our results suggest that status epilepticus provokes a de novo expression of nNOS protein, and the nNOS expressing neurons may be selectively resistant to epileptic brain injury...
  39. ncbi Mismatch negativity (MMN): perspectives for application
    R Naatanen
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, P O Box 13 Meritullinkatu 1, 00014 University of Helsinki and the Academy of Finland, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Psychophysiol 37:3-10. 2000
    ..The MMN can be measured in the absence of attention and without any task requirements, which makes it particularly suitable for testing different clinical populations and infants...
  40. ncbi Noncholesterol sterols and cholesterol lowering by long-term simvastatin treatment in coronary patients: relation to basal serum cholestanol
    T A Miettinen
    Department of Medicine, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 20:1340-6. 2000
    ..Subjects with high cholesterol absorption and low synthesis may need a combination therapy to lower more effectively their serum cholesterol levels and prevent an increase in the levels of plant sterols...
  41. ncbi Insertion of Alu element responsible for acute intermittent porphyria
    S Mustajoki
    Department of Medicine, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland
    Hum Mutat 13:431-8. 1999
    ..The mutated construct expressed no enzyme activity comparable to that of the wild-type PBGD; furthermore, no mutant protein could be detected by Western blot analysis...
  42. ncbi Susceptibility of oral Candida species to calcium hydroxide in vitro
    T M Waltimo
    Department of Cariology, Institute of Dentistry, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Int Endod J 32:94-8. 1999
    ..The susceptibility of common oral Candida species to saturated aqueous calcium hydroxide solution was studied...
  43. ncbi The synchronization of electrodermal activity and heart rate and its relationship to energetic arousal: a time series approach
    J Kettunen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Biol Psychol 48:209-25. 1998
    ..It is suggested that within-subjects analysis of physiological time series data can further our understanding of the individual differences in ANS function and on the correlates of effector organ synchronization...
  44. ncbi Leukocyte adhesion: CD11/CD18 integrins and intercellular adhesion molecules
    C G Gahmberg
    Department of Biosciences, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Curr Opin Cell Biol 9:643-50. 1997
    ..Furthermore, much progress has been made in the study of integrin activation and the role of leukocyte adhesion molecules in disease...
  45. ncbi The musical brain: brain waves reveal the neurophysiological basis of musicality in human subjects
    M Tervaniemi
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Neurosci Lett 226:1-4. 1997
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  46. ncbi Working memory in spelling: evidence from backward typing
    E Service
    University of Helsinki, Finland
    Memory 9:395-421. 2001
    ..For short words the task seems to rely on non-phonological modes of coding, whereas longer words appear to require the use of a phonological code, possibly for keeping track of progress through the word...
  47. ncbi Pulmonary prostacyclin is associated with less severe respiratory distress in preterm infants
    Patrik Lassus
    Hospital for Children and Adolescents, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Early Hum Dev 67:11-8. 2002
    ..Aims: To examine in small preterm infants, the relationship between pulmonary PGI(2) and TxA(2) and respiratory distress during the early postnatal period...
  48. ncbi Portfolios as a learning tool in obstetrics and gynaecology undergraduate training
    K Lonka
    Development and Research Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Med Educ 35:1125-30. 2001
    ..The main objective was to support the learning process of the students. We also wanted feedback information to enhance teaching...
  49. ncbi Oral health, atherosclerosis, and cardiovascular disease
    Jukka H Meurman
    Institute of Dentistry, University of Helsinki, and Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Diseases, Helsinki University Central Hospital, PB 41, FIN 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    Crit Rev Oral Biol Med 15:403-13. 2004
    ..41 (CI 1.12-1.77) and 2.27 (CI 1.32-3.90), respectively. Overall, it appears that periodontal disease may indeed contribute to the pathogenesis of cardiovascular disease, although the statistical effect size is small...
  50. ncbi [Genes behind humanity, rage, peace and the brain of apes]
    Hannu Sariola
    bioläaketieteen laitos, Biomedicum Helsinki, Helsingin yliopisto
    Duodecim 120:1836-7. 2004
  51. ncbi Fgf9 signaling regulates inner ear morphogenesis through epithelial-mesenchymal interactions
    Ulla Pirvola
    Institute of Biotechnology, University of Helsinki, 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    Dev Biol 273:350-60. 2004
    ..Together, these data show that Fgf9 signaling is required for inner ear morphogenesis...
  52. ncbi Microvascular loops and networks in uveal melanoma
    Tero Kivela
    Ocular Oncology Service and Ophthalmic Pathology Laboratory, Department of Ophthalmology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Can J Ophthalmol 39:409-21. 2004
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  53. ncbi The effects of regional characteristics on alcohol-related mortality-a register-based multilevel analysis of 1.1 million men
    Jenni Blomgren
    Department of Sociology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 58:2523-35. 2004
    ..Fuller understanding of the mechanisms underlying the effects of area measures of social structure and cohesion on risky alcohol consumption and alcohol-related mortality is needed...
  54. ncbi Dehydration studies using a novel multichamber microscale fluid bed dryer with in-line near-infrared measurement
    Eetu Räsänen
    Pharmaceutical Technology Division, Department of Pharmacy, P O Box 56, FIN 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Pharm Sci 92:2074-81. 2003
    ..The presented setup is a material and cost-saving approach for studying the influence of different process parameters on dehydration behavior during pharmaceutical processing...
  55. ncbi Do viruses form lineages across different domains of life?
    Dennis H Bamford
    Department of Biosciences and Institute of Biotechnology, P O Box 56 Viikinkaari 5, 00014 University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Res Microbiol 154:231-6. 2003
    ..This hypothesis has a few consequences. All viruses are old, maybe preceding cellular life, and virus origins are polyphyletic, as opposed to the idea of a monophyletic origin of cellular life...
  56. ncbi Efficacy of intramammary treatment with procaine penicillin G vs. procaine penicillin G plus neomycin in bovine clinical mastitis caused by penicillin-susceptible, gram-positive bacteria--a double blind field study
    S Taponen
    Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Clinical Veterinary Sciences, University of Helsinki, Saarentaus, Finland
    J Vet Pharmacol Ther 26:193-8. 2003
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  57. ncbi Phylogeny of bipolar Cladonia arbuscula and Cladonia mitis (Lecanorales, Euascomycetes)
    Leena Myllys
    Department of Biology, University of Turku, Turku FIN 20014, Finland
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 27:58-69. 2003
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  58. ncbi Context modulates processing of speech sounds in the right auditory cortex of human subjects
    Anu Kujala
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, PO Box 13, University of Helsinki, FIN 00014, Helsinki, Finland
    Neurosci Lett 331:91-4. 2002
    ..This facilitation thus was insensitive to the phonetic and semantic features of the context but might nevertheless reflect the participation of the right hemisphere in speech perception...
  59. ncbi Diabetes contributes to cholesterol metabolism regardless of obesity
    Piia P Simonen
    Department of Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Diabetes Care 25:1511-5. 2002
    ..To investigate cholesterol metabolism in obesity with and without diabetes...
  60. ncbi No pain, no gain: clinical excellence and scientific rigour--lessons learned from IA morphine
    Eija Kalso
    Pain Clinic, Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Helsinki University Hospital, P O Box 340, Helsinki, FIN 00029 HUS, Finland
    Pain 98:269-75. 2002
    ..A minimum of 30% of the maximum possible pain intensity is needed for an analgesic effect to be detected in a study...
  61. pmc Those magnificent molecular machines: logistics in dsRNA virus transcription
    Dennis H Bamford
    Department of Biosciences and Institute of Biotechnology, PO Box 56 Viikinkaari 5, FIN 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
    EMBO Rep 3:317-8. 2002
  62. ncbi mRNAS for one, two or three members of trk receptor family are expressed in single rat trigeminal ganglion neurons
    M Moshnyakov
    Program of Molecular Neurobiology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Brain Res Mol Brain Res 43:141-8. 1996
    ..There were also neurons containing neither trk receptors nor p75. We provide here first direct evidence that single sensory neurons can simultaneously express three or even four neurotrophin receptors...

Research Grants9

  1. PREDISPOSING/MODIFYING GENES IN HEREDITARY COLON CANCER
    Paivi Peltomaki; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The aim is to identify genes that might modify the clinical phenotype of HNPCC, taking advantage of association and linkage-based approaches in these genetically homogeneous subsets of HNPCC patients. ..
  2. Control of lymphatic endothelial differentiation program
    Kari Alitalo; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..They should also identify molecular markers distinguishing superficial and visceral lymphatic vessels, which could then be used to develop targeted drug delivery to these vessels. ..
  3. Trial to Reduce IDDM in the Genetically at Risk- study
    HANS AKERBLOM; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..If our intervention is effective in delaying autoimmunity or its progression to diabetes, this first ever primary prevention study of T1D, will have far-reaching impact for individuals and the global society. ..
  4. Identification of Biomarkers of Autoimmunity in T1D by Novel Tools
    Mikael Knip; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....