Halldor Thormar

Summary

Affiliation: University of Iceland
Country: Iceland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Maedi-visna virus and its relationship to human immunodeficiency virus
    Halldor Thormar
    University of Iceland, Institute of Biology, Sturlugata 7, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland
    AIDS Rev 7:233-45. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint The origin of lentivirus research: Maedi-visna virus
    Halldor Thormar
    University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Curr HIV Res 11:2-9. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Patented non-antibiotic agents as animal feed additives
    Halldor Thormar
    Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Recent Pat Food Nutr Agric 4:155-68. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Treatment of fresh poultry carcases with emulsions of glycerol monocaprate (monocaprin) to reduce contamination with Campylobacter and psychrotrophic bacteria
    H Thormar
    Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Br Poult Sci 52:11-9. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Killing of Campylobacter on contaminated plastic and wooden cutting boards by glycerol monocaprate (monocaprin)
    H Thormar
    Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Lett Appl Microbiol 51:319-24. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint The role of microbicidal lipids in host defense against pathogens and their potential as therapeutic agents
    Halldor Thormar
    Institute of Biology, University of Iceland, Askja, Sturlugata 7, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland
    Chem Phys Lipids 150:1-11. 2007
  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
  8. pmc Viscoelastic properties of a virucidal cream containing the monoglyceride monocaprin: effects of formulation variables: a technical note
    Thórunn Osk Thorgeirsdóttir
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Iceland, IS 107 Reykjavik, Iceland
    AAPS PharmSciTech 7:E44. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial activity of monocaprin: a monoglyceride with potential use as a denture disinfectant
    Thórunn Osk Thorgeirsdóttir
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Acta Odontol Scand 64:21-6. 2006
  10. doi request reprint A study of the clinical activity of a gel combining monocaprin and doxycycline: a novel treatment for herpes labialis
    Skuli Skulason
    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    J Oral Pathol Med 41:61-7. 2012

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint Maedi-visna virus and its relationship to human immunodeficiency virus
    Halldor Thormar
    University of Iceland, Institute of Biology, Sturlugata 7, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland
    AIDS Rev 7:233-45. 2005
    ..Despite limited sequence homology, certain proteins of MVV and HIV-1 show structural and functional similarities. Studies of MVV may therefore help in the search for new drugs against lentiviruses, including HIV-1...
  2. ncbi request reprint The origin of lentivirus research: Maedi-visna virus
    Halldor Thormar
    University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Curr HIV Res 11:2-9. 2013
    ..In the early 1980s, the causative agent of AIDS was found to be a non-oncogenic retrovirus and was classified as a lentivirus. Thus, HIV became the first human lentivirus...
  3. ncbi request reprint Patented non-antibiotic agents as animal feed additives
    Halldor Thormar
    Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Recent Pat Food Nutr Agric 4:155-68. 2012
    ..A number of patents and patent applications have been published recently describing new supplements of various types. Many new compounds can therefore be expected to enter the market in the near future...
  4. doi request reprint Treatment of fresh poultry carcases with emulsions of glycerol monocaprate (monocaprin) to reduce contamination with Campylobacter and psychrotrophic bacteria
    H Thormar
    Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Br Poult Sci 52:11-9. 2011
    ..This method could reduce the risk of human exposure to Campylobacter, and at the same time increase the shelf-life of poultry products...
  5. doi request reprint Killing of Campylobacter on contaminated plastic and wooden cutting boards by glycerol monocaprate (monocaprin)
    H Thormar
    Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Lett Appl Microbiol 51:319-24. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to test microbicidal emulsions of glycerol monocaprate (monocaprin) against Campylobacter on contaminated cutting boards...
  6. ncbi request reprint The role of microbicidal lipids in host defense against pathogens and their potential as therapeutic agents
    Halldor Thormar
    Institute of Biology, University of Iceland, Askja, Sturlugata 7, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland
    Chem Phys Lipids 150:1-11. 2007
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  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...
  8. pmc Viscoelastic properties of a virucidal cream containing the monoglyceride monocaprin: effects of formulation variables: a technical note
    Thórunn Osk Thorgeirsdóttir
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Iceland, IS 107 Reykjavik, Iceland
    AAPS PharmSciTech 7:E44. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial activity of monocaprin: a monoglyceride with potential use as a denture disinfectant
    Thórunn Osk Thorgeirsdóttir
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Acta Odontol Scand 64:21-6. 2006
    ..A significant, but short-term, reduction in counts of Candida on the fitting surface of full dentures was observed...
  10. doi request reprint A study of the clinical activity of a gel combining monocaprin and doxycycline: a novel treatment for herpes labialis
    Skuli Skulason
    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    J Oral Pathol Med 41:61-7. 2012
    ..The study objective was to investigate the antiviral and wound-healing effect of a hydrogel containing either monocaprin or a combination of monocaprin and a low dose of doxycycline in vivo against herpes labialis...
  11. ncbi request reprint Virucidal activities of medium- and long-chain fatty alcohols, fatty acids and monoglycerides against herpes simplex virus types 1 and 2: comparison at different pH levels
    Hilmar Hilmarsson
    Institute of Biology, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    APMIS 113:58-65. 2005
    ..It is more likely that the acidic environment makes HSV more sensitive, possibly by ionic changes in the envelope proteins...
  12. ncbi request reprint 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...