Gudmundur Bergsson

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Country: Iceland

Publications

  1. ncbi Bactericidal effects of fatty acids and monoglycerides on Helicobacter pylori
    Gudmundur Bergsson
    Institute of Biology, University of Iceland, Grensasvegur 12, 108, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 20:258-62. 2002
  2. ncbi Isolation and identification of antimicrobial components from the epidermal mucus of Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua)
    Gudmundur Bergsson
    Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    FEBS J 272:4960-9. 2005
  3. doi LL-37 complexation with glycosaminoglycans in cystic fibrosis lungs inhibits antimicrobial activity, which can be restored by hypertonic saline
    Gudmundur Bergsson
    Department of Medicine, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Education and Research Centre, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    J Immunol 183:543-51. 2009
  4. doi The effect of Aspergillus fumigatus infection on vitamin D receptor expression in cystic fibrosis
    Catherine A Coughlan
    Respiratory Research Division, Department of Medicine, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 186:999-1007. 2012
  5. ncbi Antimicrobial components of the neonatal gut affected upon colonization
    Ylva Kai-Larsen
    Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Pediatr Res 61:530-6. 2007
  6. pmc Functional study of elafin cleaved by Pseudomonas aeruginosa metalloproteinases
    Nicolas Guyot
    Department of Medicine, Pulmonary Research Division, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin 9, Ireland
    Biol Chem 391:705-16. 2010
  7. pmc Stable concentrated emulsions of the 1-monoglyceride of capric acid (monocaprin) with microbicidal activities against the food-borne bacteria Campylobacter jejuni, Salmonella spp., and Escherichia coli
    Halldor Thormar
    Institute of Biology, University of Iceland, Askja, Sturlugata 7, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:522-6. 2006

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Publications7

  1. ncbi Bactericidal effects of fatty acids and monoglycerides on Helicobacter pylori
    Gudmundur Bergsson
    Institute of Biology, University of Iceland, Grensasvegur 12, 108, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 20:258-62. 2002
    ..pylori, monocaprin and monolaurin being the most active. The high activity of monoglycerides against H. pylori suggests that they may be useful as active ingredients in pharmaceutical formulations...
  2. ncbi Isolation and identification of antimicrobial components from the epidermal mucus of Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua)
    Gudmundur Bergsson
    Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    FEBS J 272:4960-9. 2005
    ..The broad spectra of antimicrobial activities in the cod mucus and the characterization of four antimicrobial polypeptides suggest that mucus compounds contribute to the innate host defence of cod...
  3. doi LL-37 complexation with glycosaminoglycans in cystic fibrosis lungs inhibits antimicrobial activity, which can be restored by hypertonic saline
    Gudmundur Bergsson
    Department of Medicine, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Education and Research Centre, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    J Immunol 183:543-51. 2009
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  4. doi The effect of Aspergillus fumigatus infection on vitamin D receptor expression in cystic fibrosis
    Catherine A Coughlan
    Respiratory Research Division, Department of Medicine, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 186:999-1007. 2012
    ..Although allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA) leads to deterioration of pulmonary function, the effect of A. fumigatus colonization in the absence of ABPA remains unclear...
  5. ncbi Antimicrobial components of the neonatal gut affected upon colonization
    Ylva Kai-Larsen
    Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Pediatr Res 61:530-6. 2007
    ..Our findings reveal that meconium and feces contain AMP, acting in the defense of the neonatal gut, and may be implicated in the control of the initial colonization...
  6. pmc Functional study of elafin cleaved by Pseudomonas aeruginosa metalloproteinases
    Nicolas Guyot
    Department of Medicine, Pulmonary Research Division, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin 9, Ireland
    Biol Chem 391:705-16. 2010
    ..In conclusion, this study provides evidence that elafin is susceptible to proteolytic cleavage at alternative sites by P. aeruginosa metalloproteinases, which can affect different biological functions of elafin...
  7. pmc Stable concentrated emulsions of the 1-monoglyceride of capric acid (monocaprin) with microbicidal activities against the food-borne bacteria Campylobacter jejuni, Salmonella spp., and Escherichia coli
    Halldor Thormar
    Institute of Biology, University of Iceland, Askja, Sturlugata 7, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:522-6. 2006
    ..These results are discussed in view of the possible utilization of monocaprin emulsions in controlling the spread of food-borne bacteria from poultry to humans...