A Ulvik

Summary

Affiliation: University of Bergen
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Coffee consumption and circulating B-vitamins in healthy middle-aged men and women
    Arve Ulvik
    LOCUS for Homocysteine and Related Vitamins, Department of Internal Medicine, Pharmacology Section, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Clin Chem 54:1489-96. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Association of plasma B-6 vitamers with systemic markers of inflammation before and after pyridoxine treatment in patients with stable angina pectoris
    Arve Ulvik
    Bevital A S, Laboratoriebygget, Bergen, Norway
    Am J Clin Nutr 95:1072-8. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Long- and short-term effects of tobacco smoking on circulating concentrations of B vitamins
    Arve Ulvik
    Bevital A S, c o Section for Pharmacology, Institute of Medicine, University of Bergen, 5021 Bergen, Norway
    Clin Chem 56:755-63. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Functional inference of the methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase 677C > T and 1298A > C polymorphisms from a large-scale epidemiological study
    Arve Ulvik
    LOCUS for Homocysteine and Related Vitamins, Department of Internal Medicine, Pharmacology Section, University of Bergen, Armauer Hansens Hus, 5021 Bergen, Norway
    Hum Genet 121:57-64. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Colorectal cancer and the methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase 677C -> T and methionine synthase 2756A -> G polymorphisms: a study of 2,168 case-control pairs from the JANUS cohort
    Arve Ulvik
    Department of Pharmacology, University of Bergen, Armauer Hansens Hus, N 5021 Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:2175-80. 2004
  6. pmc Interferon (IFN)-γ-mediated inflammation and the kynurenine pathway in relation to bone mineral density: the Hordaland Health Study
    E M Apalset
    Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway Department of Rheumatology, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    Clin Exp Immunol 176:452-60. 2014
  7. pmc A community-based study on determinants of circulating markers of cellular immune activation and kynurenines: the Hordaland Health Study
    D Theofylaktopoulou
    Section for Pharmacology, University of Bergen, Norway
    Clin Exp Immunol 173:121-30. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Analysis of single-strand conformation polymorphism by capillary electrophoresis with laser-induced fluorescence detection using short-chain polyacrylamide as sieving medium
    J Ren
    Department of Clinical Biology, University of Bergen, Norway
    Anal Biochem 245:79-84. 1997
  9. ncbi request reprint Chemical mismatch cleavage combined with capillary electrophoresis: detection of mutations exon 8 of the cystathionine beta-synthase gene
    J Ren
    Department of Pharmacology, University of Bergen, Norway
    Clin Chem 44:2108-14. 1998
  10. ncbi request reprint Smoking, folate and methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase status as interactive determinants of adenomatous and hyperplastic polyps of colorectum
    A Ulvik
    LOCUS for Homocysteine and Related Vitamins, Armauer Hansens Hus, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Am J Med Genet 101:246-54. 2001

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. doi request reprint Coffee consumption and circulating B-vitamins in healthy middle-aged men and women
    Arve Ulvik
    LOCUS for Homocysteine and Related Vitamins, Department of Internal Medicine, Pharmacology Section, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Clin Chem 54:1489-96. 2008
    ..tHcy is determined by several B-vitamins. However, reports about the association between coffee intake and B-vitamin status are few...
  2. doi request reprint Association of plasma B-6 vitamers with systemic markers of inflammation before and after pyridoxine treatment in patients with stable angina pectoris
    Arve Ulvik
    Bevital A S, Laboratoriebygget, Bergen, Norway
    Am J Clin Nutr 95:1072-8. 2012
    ..A negative association between systemic markers of inflammation and plasma vitamin B-6 has been observed in population-based and patient cohorts; however, vitamin B-6 (pyridoxine) treatment has mostly failed to improve inflammatory indexes...
  3. doi request reprint Long- and short-term effects of tobacco smoking on circulating concentrations of B vitamins
    Arve Ulvik
    Bevital A S, c o Section for Pharmacology, Institute of Medicine, University of Bergen, 5021 Bergen, Norway
    Clin Chem 56:755-63. 2010
    ..We sought to determine the relation between circulating concentrations of selected B vitamins and smoking status, with particular attention to longitudinal associations...
  4. ncbi request reprint Functional inference of the methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase 677C > T and 1298A > C polymorphisms from a large-scale epidemiological study
    Arve Ulvik
    LOCUS for Homocysteine and Related Vitamins, Department of Internal Medicine, Pharmacology Section, University of Bergen, Armauer Hansens Hus, 5021 Bergen, Norway
    Hum Genet 121:57-64. 2007
    ..In conclusion, this report demonstrates functional inference of the MTHFR 677 C > T and 1,298 A > C polymorphisms from a large-scale epidemiological study...
  5. ncbi request reprint Colorectal cancer and the methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase 677C -> T and methionine synthase 2756A -> G polymorphisms: a study of 2,168 case-control pairs from the JANUS cohort
    Arve Ulvik
    Department of Pharmacology, University of Bergen, Armauer Hansens Hus, N 5021 Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:2175-80. 2004
    ..In summary, we found significantly reduced risk of colorectal cancer in subjects with the MTHFR 677 TT and MTR 2756 GG genotypes. No interaction between the polymorphisms, or of either polymorphism with tHcy, was detected...
  6. pmc Interferon (IFN)-γ-mediated inflammation and the kynurenine pathway in relation to bone mineral density: the Hordaland Health Study
    E M Apalset
    Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway Department of Rheumatology, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    Clin Exp Immunol 176:452-60. 2014
    ..BMD was also associated with two kynurenines in both age groups. These results may support a role of cell-mediated inflammation in bone metabolism. ..
  7. pmc A community-based study on determinants of circulating markers of cellular immune activation and kynurenines: the Hordaland Health Study
    D Theofylaktopoulou
    Section for Pharmacology, University of Bergen, Norway
    Clin Exp Immunol 173:121-30. 2013
    ..These findings are relevant for the design and interpretation of studies investigating the role of plasma neopterin, KTR and kynurenines in chronic diseases...
  8. ncbi request reprint Analysis of single-strand conformation polymorphism by capillary electrophoresis with laser-induced fluorescence detection using short-chain polyacrylamide as sieving medium
    J Ren
    Department of Clinical Biology, University of Bergen, Norway
    Anal Biochem 245:79-84. 1997
    ..The technique is simple and rapid and is well suited to analysis of large numbers of clinical samples...
  9. ncbi request reprint Chemical mismatch cleavage combined with capillary electrophoresis: detection of mutations exon 8 of the cystathionine beta-synthase gene
    J Ren
    Department of Pharmacology, University of Bergen, Norway
    Clin Chem 44:2108-14. 1998
    ..Thus, CMC combined with CE-LIF is suitable for screening of known mutations, giving expected CMC products, but will also detect unknown mutations, the locations of which are indicated by the fragment sizes...
  10. ncbi request reprint Smoking, folate and methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase status as interactive determinants of adenomatous and hyperplastic polyps of colorectum
    A Ulvik
    LOCUS for Homocysteine and Related Vitamins, Armauer Hansens Hus, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Am J Med Genet 101:246-54. 2001
    ..In conclusion, in smokers, high folate status may confer increased or decreased risk for HRAs, depending on the MTHFR genotype. These data demonstrate the strong gene-nutrition interaction involving the C677T MTHFR polymorphism...
  11. ncbi request reprint Quality of life 2-7 years after major trauma
    A Ulvik
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 52:195-201. 2008
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  12. ncbi request reprint Hyperhomocysteinemia and elevated methylmalonic acid indicate a high prevalence of cobalamin deficiency in Asian Indians
    H Refsum
    Department of Pharmacology and the Locus for Homocysteine and Related Vitamins, University of Bergen, Norway
    Am J Clin Nutr 74:233-41. 2001
    ..In India, most people adhere to a vegetarian diet, which may lead to cobalamin deficiency...
  13. ncbi request reprint Phenotypic expression of the methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase 677C-->T polymorphism and flavin cofactor availability in thyroid dysfunction
    Steinar Hustad
    LOCUS for Homocysteine and Related Vitamins, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:1050-7. 2004
    ..Riboflavin status modifies the metabolic effect of the polymorphism, and thyroid hormones increase the synthesis of flavin cofactors...
  14. ncbi request reprint Exploring the effects of methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase gene variants C677T and A1298C on the risk of orofacial clefts in 261 Norwegian case-parent triads
    Astanand Jugessur
    Center for Medical Genetics and Molecular Medicine, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    Am J Epidemiol 157:1083-91. 2003
    ..These findings suggest a possible role of MTHFR and folic acid in the causation of orofacial clefts, but the strength and direction of these effects remain to be clarified...
  15. ncbi request reprint Applications of short-chain polydimethylacrylamide as sieving medium for the electrophoretic separation of DNA fragments and mutation analysis in uncoated capillaries
    J Ren
    Department of Pharmacology, University of Bergen, Armauer Hansens Hus, N 5021 Bergen, Norway
    Anal Biochem 276:188-94. 1999
    ..Our results demonstrate that CE in uncoated capillaries using PDMA as sieving medium is a simple, versatile, and reliable strategy for separation and mutation analysis of clinical DNA samples...
  16. ncbi request reprint Trauma patients in the intensive care unit: short- and long-term survival and predictors of 30-day mortality
    A Ulvik
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 51:171-7. 2007
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  17. ncbi request reprint Identification of thoracic intervertebral spaces by means of surface anatomy: a magnetic resonance imaging study
    G Holmaas
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 50:368-73. 2006
    ..This study aimed to ascertain how accurately anaesthesiologists identify thoracic intervertebral spaces, and whether counting from the prominent vertebra is easier than using the iliac crest as an anatomical landmark...
  18. ncbi request reprint Dietary patterns, food groups, and nutrients as predictors of plasma choline and betaine in middle-aged and elderly men and women
    Svetlana V Konstantinova
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:1663-9. 2008
    ..Blood concentrations or dietary intake of these quaternary amines have been related to the risk of chronic diseases, including cardiovascular disease and the metabolic syndrome...
  19. doi request reprint Infant birth size is not associated with maternal intake and status of folate during the second trimester in Norwegian pregnant women
    Roy M Nilsen
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Bergen 5020, Norway
    J Nutr 140:572-9. 2010
    ..3; 95% CI: 1.6, 3.3). This study of well-nourished Norwegian pregnant women suggests that dietary folate and plasma folate during the second trimester are not risk factors for infant birth size...
  20. ncbi request reprint Thermolabile methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase, homocysteine, and cardiovascular disease risk: the European Concerted Action Project
    Raymond Meleady
    Department of Cardiology, Adelaide Meath Hospital, Incorporating the National Children s Hospital, Tallaght, Dublin, Ireland
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:63-70. 2003
    ..5.1.20) enzyme have elevated plasma concentrations of the cardiovascular disease risk factor homocysteine, particularly if folate depleted...
  21. ncbi request reprint Screening for serum total homocysteine in newborn children
    Helga Refsum
    Department of Pharmacology, University of Oxford, UK
    Clin Chem 50:1769-84. 2004
    ..Newborn screening for total homocysteine (tHcy) in blood may identify babies with vitamin B12 (B12) deficiency or homocystinuria, but data on the causes of increased tHcy in screening samples are sparse...