Affiliation: Norwegian Institute of Public Health
- Detection of allergens adsorbed to ambient air particles collected in four European citiesEllen Namork
Norwegian Institute of Public Health, P O Box 4404 Nydalen, NO 0403 Oslo, Norway
Toxicol Lett 165:71-8. 2006..Thus, combustion particles in ambient air are carriers of allergens and act as depots of allergens inhaled into the airways...
- Severe allergic reactions to food in Norway: a ten year survey of cases reported to the food allergy registerEllen Namork
Division of Environmental Medicine, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, P O Box 4404, Nydalen, Oslo NO 0403, Norway
Int J Environ Res Public Health 8:3144-55. 2011..The results show the usefulness of population based national food allergy registers in providing information for health authorities and to secure safe food for individuals with food allergies...
- Detection of latex allergens by immunoelectron microscopy in ambient air (PM10) in Oslo, Norway (1997-2003)Ellen Namork
Department of Enviromental Immunology, Noregian Institute of Public Health, Oslo
J Environ Health 67:20-6, 28. 2004..The results also indicated cross-reactive epitopes among the common allergens investigated, which for sensitized subjects may add to the risk of developing latex allergy...
- Prenatal exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls and dioxins from the maternal diet may be associated with immunosuppressive effects that persist into early childhoodSolvor Berntsen Stølevik
Norwegian Institute of Public Health, NO 0403 Oslo, Norway
Food Chem Toxicol 51:165-72. 2013..Our results suggest that prenatal dietary exposure to PCBs and dioxins may increase the risk of wheeze and the susceptibility to infectious diseases in early childhood...
- Quantification and characterisation of IgG binding to mould spores by flow cytometry and scanning electron microscopyBritt Rydjord
Department of Environmental Immunology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
J Immunol Methods 323:123-31. 2007..The present spore based antibody assay are simple and suitable for quantification of mould-specific IgG antibodies in serum, and includes specificity to other and possibly more relevant antigens than existing methods...
- Scanning electron microscopy of colonic lesions in 1,2-dimethylhydrazine-treated ratsJan Erik Paulsen
Department of Food Toxicology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, 0403 Oslo, Norway
Anticancer Res 25:3883-8. 2005..These changes appeared to be linked to the malignant development since they were also characteristic of the examined tumour...
- Age-dependent susceptibility to azoxymethane-induced and spontaneous tumorigenesis in the Min/+ mouseJan Erik Paulsen
Division of Environmental Medicine, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, P O Box 4404, Nydalen, N 0403, Oslo, Norway
Anticancer Res 23:259-65. 2003..In conclusion, pups were more susceptible than young adults to AOM-induced and spontaneous tumorigenesis, and neonatal exposure was not as critical for AOM-induced tumorigenesis in the colon as in the small intestine...
- Mechanisms of silica-induced IL-8 release from A549 cells: initial kinase-activation does not require EGFR activation or particle uptakeJohan Øvrevik
Department of Air Pollution and Noise, Division of Environmental Medicine, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
Toxicology 227:105-16. 2006..However, the silica-induced up-regulation of IL-8 release through the SFK-ERK1/2 pathway does not appear to be initiated through activation of the EGFR, although basal EGFR activity may affect the magnitude of the responses...
- Pro-inflammatory potential of wood smoke and traffic-derived particles in a monocytic cell lineAnette Kocbach
Division of Environmental Medicine, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, P O Box 4404, Nydalen, 0403 Oslo, Norway
Toxicology 247:123-32. 2008..Together, these data illustrate that a similar inflammatory response may be mediated by different particle characteristics and possibly through different signalling pathways...
- Allergenicity and antigenicity of fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum) proteins in foodsChristiane Kruse Faeste
National Veterinary Institute, Rikshospitalet University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
J Allergy Clin Immunol 123:187-94. 2009..Fenugreek is an ingredient in Indian-style spiced foods. Reports of adverse reactions reflect a trend toward a more international cuisine. Fenugreek allergy has not been systematically investigated so far...
- Prenatal exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls and dioxins is associated with increased risk of wheeze and infections in infantsSolvor Berntsen Stølevik
Norwegian Institute of Public Health, NO 0403 Oslo, Norway
Food Chem Toxicol 49:1843-8. 2011..Our results suggest that prenatal dietary exposure to dioxins and PCBs may increase the risk of wheeze and infectious diseases during the first year of life...
- HUVEC take up opsonized zymosan particles and secrete cytokines IL-6 and IL-8 in vitroHarald Langeggen
Research Forum and Department of Pediatrics, Ulleval University Hospital, Kirkevej Kirkeveien 166, 0404 Oslo, Norway
FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 36:55-61. 2003..Moreover, EC may participate in the anti-infection defense effort by secreting proinflammatory and chemotactic cytokines in response to the contact with pathogens...
- The fate of monocytes during 24 h of culture as revealed by flow cytometry and electron microscopyPer Kr Lund
The Research and Development Group, Department of Clinical Chemistry, Ullevaal University Hospital, N 0407 Oslo, Norway
J Immunol Methods 270:63-76. 2002..We found evidence of rapid and efficient phagocytosis. CAM not only induced apoptosis, but also appeared to stabilise the cell membrane and increase both cell recovery and phagocytosis...
- Immunogenicity and bactericidal activity in mice of an outer membrane protein vesicle vaccine against Neisseria meningitidis serogroup A diseaseGunnstein Norheim
Division of Infectious Disease Control, Norwegian Institute of Public Health NIPH, PO Box 4404 Nydalen, NO 0403 Oslo, Norway
Vaccine 22:2171-80. 2004..The results presented demonstrate the potential of an OMV vaccine as an optional strategy to protect against meningococcal disease caused by serogroup A in Africa...
- Complement activation induced by purified Neisseria meningitidis lipopolysaccharide (LPS), outer membrane vesicles, whole bacteria, and an LPS-free mutantAnna Bjerre
Department of Pediatrics, Ulleval University Hospital, 0407 Oslo, Norway
J Infect Dis 185:220-8. 2002..Outer membrane proteins may be more potent complement activators than meningococcal LPSs...