University of Iceland

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Organization: University of Iceland
Country: Iceland

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  1. doi Analyzing fault in pedestrian-motor vehicle crashes in North Carolina
    Gudmundur F Ulfarsson
    University of Iceland, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Hjardarhagi 2 6, IS 107 Reykjavik, Iceland
    Accid Anal Prev 42:1805-13. 2010
  2. doi Characterisation of cathelicidin gene family members in divergent fish species
    Valerie H Maier
    Institute of Biology, University of Iceland, Sturlagata 7, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland
    Mol Immunol 45:3723-30. 2008
  3. ncbi Topical drug delivery to the posterior segment of the eye: anatomical and physiological considerations
    T Loftsson
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Pharmazie 63:171-9. 2008
  4. pmc Is diagnosing exposed dentine a suitable tool for grading erosive loss?
    W Peter Holbrook
    Faculty of Odontology, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Clin Oral Investig 12:S33-9. 2008
  5. doi High incidence of subclinical infection of lymphoid tissues in scrapie-affected sheep flocks
    Gudmundur Georgsson
    Institute for Experimental Pathology, University of Iceland, Keldur v Vesturlandsveg, 112, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Arch Virol 153:637-44. 2008
  6. ncbi A modified method for assigning material properties to FE models of bones
    Benedikt Helgason
    University of Iceland, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Iceland
    Med Eng Phys 30:444-53. 2008
  7. ncbi Adapting the concept of explanatory models of illness to the study of youth violence
    Pall Biering
    University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    J Interpers Violence 22:791-811. 2007
  8. ncbi The central nervous system in mucosal vaccination of rhesus macaques with simian immunodeficiency virus Deltanef
    G Georgsson
    Institute for Experimental Pathology, University of Iceland, Keldur, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Neuropathol Appl Neurobiol 33:644-57. 2007
  9. ncbi Self-assessed occupational health and working environment of female nurses, cabin crew and teachers
    Herdis Sveinsdottir
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Scand J Caring Sci 21:262-73. 2007
  10. ncbi Psychometric properties of the Obsessive Compulsive Inventory-Revised among Icelandic college students
    Jakob Smari
    Faculty of Social Science, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Scand J Psychol 48:127-33. 2007

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  1. doi Analyzing fault in pedestrian-motor vehicle crashes in North Carolina
    Gudmundur F Ulfarsson
    University of Iceland, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Hjardarhagi 2 6, IS 107 Reykjavik, Iceland
    Accid Anal Prev 42:1805-13. 2010
    ..It is also important to further study the specific effects of the design of the pedestrian environment on safety, e.g. crosswalk spacing, signal timings, etc., which together may affect pedestrian safety and pedestrian behavior...
  2. doi Characterisation of cathelicidin gene family members in divergent fish species
    Valerie H Maier
    Institute of Biology, University of Iceland, Sturlagata 7, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland
    Mol Immunol 45:3723-30. 2008
    ..Infection of fish with pathogenic bacteria caused an upregulation of the expression of the cathelicidins in Arctic charr and Atlantic cod and indicates a role of these proteins in fish innate immunity...
  3. ncbi Topical drug delivery to the posterior segment of the eye: anatomical and physiological considerations
    T Loftsson
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Pharmazie 63:171-9. 2008
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  4. pmc Is diagnosing exposed dentine a suitable tool for grading erosive loss?
    W Peter Holbrook
    Faculty of Odontology, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Clin Oral Investig 12:S33-9. 2008
    ..There has still been very little longitudinal investigation of the significance of exposed dentine as a prognostic indicator. Further work and discussion is needed to reevaluate the explanative power of current grading procedures...
  5. doi High incidence of subclinical infection of lymphoid tissues in scrapie-affected sheep flocks
    Gudmundur Georgsson
    Institute for Experimental Pathology, University of Iceland, Keldur v Vesturlandsveg, 112, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Arch Virol 153:637-44. 2008
    ..Our findings indicate that contamination of the environment plays an important part in sustaining the infection...
  6. ncbi A modified method for assigning material properties to FE models of bones
    Benedikt Helgason
    University of Iceland, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Iceland
    Med Eng Phys 30:444-53. 2008
    ..92, root mean square error, RMSE < 10%), with the conventional method performing slightly better. The modified method performed better in strain prediction (R(2) = 0.85, RMSE = 23% versus R(2) = 0.79, RMSE = 31%)...
  7. ncbi Adapting the concept of explanatory models of illness to the study of youth violence
    Pall Biering
    University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    J Interpers Violence 22:791-811. 2007
    ..Violent adolescents should be encouraged to define their own explanatory models of violence through dialogue with their caregivers...
  8. ncbi The central nervous system in mucosal vaccination of rhesus macaques with simian immunodeficiency virus Deltanef
    G Georgsson
    Institute for Experimental Pathology, University of Iceland, Keldur, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Neuropathol Appl Neurobiol 33:644-57. 2007
    ..In three cases infected via tonsils with SIVmac239Deltanef without challenge, we detected expression of Nef-derived peptides, indicating a selective pressure for Nef functions in the CNS...
  9. ncbi Self-assessed occupational health and working environment of female nurses, cabin crew and teachers
    Herdis Sveinsdottir
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Scand J Caring Sci 21:262-73. 2007
    ..Background: Similarities between the three occupations, i.e. predominantly female and service-oriented, render them interesting in comparison with respect to health and working environment...
  10. ncbi Psychometric properties of the Obsessive Compulsive Inventory-Revised among Icelandic college students
    Jakob Smari
    Faculty of Social Science, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Scand J Psychol 48:127-33. 2007
    ..It is concluded that the Icelandic version of the OCI-R has strong psychometric properties in a student population...
  11. ncbi Does the experimental design capture the effects of complementary therapy? A study using reflexology for patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery
    Thora Jenny Gunnarsdottir
    School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, MN, USA
    J Clin Nurs 16:777-85. 2007
    ..Our purpose was to pilot test whether reflexology may reduce anxiety in patients undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery in Iceland...
  12. ncbi Infectious agent of sheep scrapie may persist in the environment for at least 16 years
    Gudmundur Georgsson
    Institute for Experimental Pathology, University of Iceland, Keldur v Vesturlandsveg, IS 112 Reykjavik, Iceland
    J Gen Virol 87:3737-40. 2006
    ..Epidemiological investigation established with near certitude that the disease had not been introduced from the outside and it is concluded that the agent may have persisted in the old sheep-house for at least 16 years...
  13. ncbi Lipid peroxidation in brain during aging in the senescence-accelerated mouse (SAM)
    A L Petursdottir
    Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Iceland, Vatnsmyrarvegi 16, IS 101 Reykjavik, Iceland
    Neurobiol Aging 28:1170-8. 2007
    ..The oldest age group contained the highest concentration of alpha-tocopherol, indicating a protection against oxidative damage of PUFA in brain membrane phospholipids...
  14. ncbi Health-related quality of life in Icelandic school children
    Erla Kolbrun Svavarsdottir
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Iceland, Iceland
    Scand J Caring Sci 20:209-15. 2006
    ..Assessing HRQOL among 10 to 12-year-old children might be helpful to take preventive action early on in children's life and development...
  15. doi A systematic review of the success of sinus floor elevation and survival of implants inserted in combination with sinus floor elevation
    Bjarni E Pjetursson
    Faculty of Odontology, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    J Clin Periodontol 35:216-40. 2008
    ..The objectives of this systematic review were to assess the survival rate of grafts and implants placed with sinus floor elevation...
  16. doi The effect of stuttering measurement training on judging stuttering occurrence in preschool children who stutter
    Jóhanna Einarsdóttir
    University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    J Fluency Disord 33:167-79. 2008
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of a standardized training program to improve preschool teachers' ability to identify occurrences of stuttering accurately and reliably in preschool children who stutter (CWS)...
  17. ncbi Compact plasmonic variable optical attenuator
    Kristjan Leosson
    Science Institute, University of Iceland, Dunhagi 3, IS 107 Reykjavik, Iceland
    Opt Express 16:15546-52. 2008
    ..5 dB PDL over most of the attenuation range have been fabricated. We propose an even more compact device design to reduce insertion loss to approximately 1 dB...
  18. pmc Functional characterization of alternate optimal solutions of Escherichia coli's transcriptional and translational machinery
    Ines Thiele
    Center for Systems Biology, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Biophys J 98:2072-81. 2010
    ..These reactions contribute significant variance among AOS. These results show that constraint-based modeling can be applied to gain insight into the systemic properties of E. coli's transcriptional and translational machinery...
  19. doi Molecular evidence of the survival of subterranean amphipods (Arthropoda) during Ice Age underneath glaciers in Iceland
    Etienne Kornobis
    Department of Biology, University of Iceland, Askja, Sturlugata 7, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland
    Mol Ecol 19:2516-30. 2010
    ..This survival may be explained by geothermal heat linked to volcanic activities, which may have maintained favourable habitats in fissures along the tectonic plate boundary in Iceland during glaciations...
  20. doi Intentional self regulation in middle adolescence: the emerging role of loss-based selection in positive youth development
    Steinunn Gestsdottir
    School of Education, University of Iceland, Stakkahlid, 105 Reykjavik, Iceland
    J Youth Adolesc 39:764-82. 2010
    ..Implications of the findings for the understanding of self-regulatory actions in adolescence and for future research are discussed...
  21. doi Disruption of spatial memory in visual search in the left visual field in patients with hemispatial neglect
    Arni Kristjansson
    Faculty of Psychology, School of Health Sciences, University of Iceland, Aragata 14, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland
    Vision Res 50:1426-35. 2010
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  22. pmc Broiler chickens as source of human fluoroquinolone-resistant Escherichia coli, Iceland
    Thorunn R Thorsteinsdottir
    Institute for Experimental Pathology, University of Iceland, Keldur v Vesturlandsveg, 112 Reykjavik, Iceland
    Emerg Infect Dis 16:133-5. 2010
    ..Feed was implicated as a source for ciprofloxacin-resistant broiler-derived E. coli and broilers as a source for ciprofloxacin-resistant human-derived E. coli...
  23. doi Efficient use of automatic exposure control systems in computed tomography requires correct patient positioning
    J Gudjonsdottir
    Röntgen Domus Medica, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Acta Radiol 50:1035-41. 2009
    ..To provide constant image quality, tube current modulation (TCM) performed by automatic exposure control (AEC) adjusts the tube current to the patient's size and shape...
  24. ncbi [Out-of-pocket health care expenditures among population groups in Iceland]
    Runar Vilhjalmsson
    Laeknabladid 95:661-8. 2009
    ..Out-of-pocket health expenditures affect access to health care. The study investigated trends in these expenditures, and whether certain population groups spent more than others...
  25. doi Maxillary sinus floor elevation using the (transalveolar) osteotome technique with or without grafting material. Part I: Implant survival and patients' perception
    Bjarni E Pjetursson
    Faculty of Odontology, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Clin Oral Implants Res 20:667-76. 2009
    ....
  26. doi Brief experimental analysis of early reading interventions
    Anna Lind Petursdottir
    University of Minnesota, USA
    J Sch Psychol 47:215-43. 2009
    ..4) on general outcome measures, supporting treatment validity of BEAs. Findings extend the BEA literature to younger participants, early reading interventions, and early reading measures...
  27. doi Role of TP53 in the progression of pre-malignant and malignant oral mucosal lesions. A follow-up study of 144 patients
    H M Ogmundsdottir
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Iceland, Vatnsmyrarvegur 16, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland
    J Oral Pathol Med 38:565-71. 2009
    ..Prediction of progression from pre-malignant oral mucosal lesions to malignancy, or recurrence of an existing oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC), is an important clinical problem in oral medicine...
  28. doi Longitudinal study of TP53 mutations in eight patients with potentially malignant oral mucosal disorders
    H M Ogmundsdottir
    Molecular and Cell Biology Laboratory, Icelandic Cancer Society, Iceland
    J Oral Pathol Med 38:716-21. 2009
    ..By analysing for TP53 mutations in serial samples from patients on long-term follow-up of their oral lesions, it was hoped to determine if these mutations were related to disease progression...
  29. doi Accuracy of parent identification of stuttering occurrence
    Jóhanna Einarsdóttir
    School of Health Sciences, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 44:847-63. 2009
    ..Clinicians rely on parents to provide information regarding the onset and development of stuttering in their own children. The accuracy and reliability of their judgments of stuttering is therefore important and is not well researched...
  30. doi Clinical assessment of the effect of a matrix metalloproteinase inhibitor on aphthous ulcers
    Skuli Skulason
    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Acta Odontol Scand 67:25-9. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to test clinically whether the inhibitory effect of a low-dose doxycycline in a hydrogel on MMPs would speed the recovery of oral ulceration...
  31. ncbi Women's attitudes to hormone replacement therapy in the aftermath of the Women's Health Initiative study
    Herdis Sveinsdottir
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Iceland, Reykjavik
    J Adv Nurs 54:572-84. 2006
    ..This paper is a report of a study conducted in 2004 on the determinants of attitudes towards hormone replacement therapy in the aftermath of the report on the findings of the Women's Health Initiative study...
  32. ncbi Immunostimulation of larvae and juveniles of cod, Gadus morhua L
    B Magnadottir
    Institute for Experimental Pathology, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    J Fish Dis 29:147-55. 2006
    ..salmonicida or achromogenes), appeared in some instances to improve survival and have a beneficial effect on disease resistance. Other substances tested had limited effects. The results emphasize the need for further work in this field...
  33. ncbi Preparation of solid drug/cyclodextrin complexes of acidic and basic drugs
    T Loftsson
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Pharmazie 59:25-9. 2004
    ..When dissolved the energy of the system was lowered by expelling the drug molecules from the cyclodextrin cavities resulting in formation of supersaturated drug solutions and ultimately precipitation of the drug...
  34. pmc Breast cancer risk in airline cabin attendants: a nested case-control study in Iceland
    V Rafnsson
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Iceland, Soltun 1, 105 Reykjavik, Iceland
    Occup Environ Med 60:807-9. 2003
    ..To investigate whether length of employment as a cabin attendant was related to breast cancer risk, when adjusted for reproductive factors...
  35. ncbi Intratracheal inoculation as an efficient route of experimental infection with maedi-visna virus
    S Torsteinsdottir
    Institute for Experimental Pathology, University of Iceland, Keldur v Vesturlandsveg, Reykjavik 112, Iceland
    Res Vet Sci 75:245-7. 2003
    ..Therefore it is concluded that intratracheal infection is a very efficient route for experimental inoculation with MVV...
  36. ncbi Analysis of exotoxins produced by atypical isolates of Aeromonas salmonicida, by enzymatic and serological methods
    B K Gudmundsdottir
    Institute for Experimental Pathology, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    J Fish Dis 26:15-29. 2003
    ..The combination of zymogram and serological detection used is recommended as the most reliable method for characterizing A. salmonicida strains according to their exotoxin secretion...
  37. ncbi Sublingual delivery of 17beta-estradiol from cyclodextrin containing tablets
    T Loftsson
    Faculty of Pharmacy and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Pharmazie 58:358-9. 2003
  38. ncbi Effects of polysorbates on antiviral and antibacterial activity of monoglyceride in pharmaceutical formulations
    T O Thorgeirsdóttir
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Pharmazie 58:286-7. 2003
  39. ncbi Examination of 19F-NMR as a tool for investigation of drug-cyclodextrin complexes
    Már Másson
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Drug Dev Ind Pharm 29:107-12. 2003
    ..However, when the results are interpreted it must be taken into account that the solvent medium can affect the chemical shifts of the fluorine peaks...
  40. ncbi Genetic and genomic relationships in Leymus Hochst
    K Anamthawat-Jonsson
    Department of Biology, University of Iceland, Grensásvegi 12, Reykjavik 108, Iceland
    Hereditas 135:247-53. 2001
    ..The results support the previous notion that Leymus is autopolyploid having all genomes being designated Ns as in Psathyrostachys, but a major taxonomic revision of this group would require analysis of more species...
  41. ncbi The therapeutic effects of retinal laser treatment and vitrectomy. A theory based on oxygen and vascular physiology
    E Stefansson
    Department of Ophthalmology, Landspitali, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Acta Ophthalmol Scand 79:435-40. 2001
    ..Vitrectomy and retinal photocoagulation both improve retinal oxygenation and both reduce diabetic macular edema and retinal neovascularization...
  42. ncbi Occurrence and effects of organotins on adult common whelk (Buccinum undatum) (Mollusca, Gastropoda) in harbours and in a simulated dredging situation
    J Svavarsson
    Institute of Biology, University of Iceland, Grensasvegur 12, 108 Reykjavik, Iceland
    Mar Pollut Bull 42:370-6. 2001
    ..Due to slow desorption the increase may however, be slight and temporary to pelagic and epibenthic species unless the settled particles are resuspended...
  43. ncbi Polysaccharides from lichens: structural characteristics and biological activity
    E S Olafsdottir
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Planta Med 67:199-208. 2001
    ..The current review summarizes present knowledge on the structural characteristics and biological activity of lichen polysaccrides...
  44. ncbi Risk of breast cancer in female flight attendants: a population-based study (Iceland)
    V Rafnsson
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Iceland, Reykjavik
    Cancer Causes Control 12:95-101. 2001
    ..To study whether increased cancer risk, particularly of cancer types previously related to radiation, was found among cabin attendants, using employment time as a surrogate of exposure to cosmic radiation...
  45. ncbi Cyclodextrin solubilization of benzodiazepines: formulation of midazolam nasal spray
    T Loftsson
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Iceland, P O Box 7210, IS 127, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Int J Pharm 212:29-40. 2001
    ..Midazolam was absorbed rapidly reaching maximum serum concentrations of 54.3+/-5.0 ng/ml at 15+/-2 min. The elimination half-life of midazolam was 2.2+/-0.3 h and the absolute availability was 73+/-7%. All mean values+/-SEM...
  46. ncbi The diversity of Listeria monocytogenes strains from 10 Icelandic sheep farms
    K B Gudmundsdottir
    Institute for Experimental Pathology, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    J Appl Microbiol 96:913-21. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the diversity of Listeria monocytogenes strains from healthy sheep, winter feed and environment of sheep farms in Iceland...
  47. ncbi The ontogeny of complement component C3 in Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua L.)--an immunohistochemical study
    Sigrun Lange
    Institute for Experimental Pathology, University of Iceland, Keldur, IS 112 Reykjavik, Iceland
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 16:359-67. 2004
    ..These findings suggest that complement is not only important in immune defence against invading pathogens but may also play a role in the formation and generation of different organs...
  48. ncbi Iron status in 2-year-old Icelandic children and associations with dietary intake and growth
    B S Gunnarsson
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali University Hospital and Department of Food Science, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 58:901-6. 2004
    ..To investigate the effects of food and nutrient intake at 2 y and growth from birth on iron status at 2 y in a population with high birth weight...
  49. ncbi 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...
  50. ncbi Development of a virucidal cream containing the monoglyceride monocaprin
    T O Thorgeirsdóttir
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Pharmazie 60:897-9. 2005
    ..Reducing the oil volume fraction increased antiviral effect and release of monocaprin from the formulation...
  51. ncbi Ceruloplasmin and superoxide dismutase (SOD1) in Parkinson's disease: a follow-up study
    Gudlaug Torsdottir
    Institute of Pharmacy, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Iceland, Hofsvallagata 53, 107 Reykjavik, Iceland
    J Neurol Sci 241:53-8. 2006
    ..There is considerable overlap in individual values between patients and controls of the parameters studied. Thus CP and SOD1 have no obvious value for diagnosis or clinical evaluation of PD...
  52. ncbi Cosmic radiation increases the risk of nuclear cataract in airline pilots: a population-based case-control study
    Vilhjalmur Rafnsson
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Iceland, Neshagi 16, 107 Reykjavik, Iceland
    Arch Ophthalmol 123:1102-5. 2005
    ..Aviation involves exposure to ionizing radiation of cosmic origin. The association between lesions of the ocular lens and ionizing radiation is well-known...
  53. ncbi Investigation of drug-cyclodextrin complexes by a phase-distribution method: some theoretical and practical considerations
    Már Másson
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Iceland, Hofsvallagata 53, IS 107 Reykjavik, Iceland
    Chem Pharm Bull (Tokyo) 53:958-64. 2005
    ..Thus, this method would be suitable for screening of new drug candidates...
  54. ncbi Innate immunity of fish (overview)
    Bergljot Magnadottir
    Institute for Experimental Pathology, University of Iceland, Keldur v Vesturlandsveg, IS 112 Reykjavik, Iceland
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 20:137-51. 2006
    ..Active phagocytes, complement components and enzyme activity, like lysozyme and cathepsins, are present early in the development, before or soon after hatching...
  55. ncbi The ontogenic transcription of complement component C3 and Apolipoprotein A-I tRNA in Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua L.)--a role in development and homeostasis?
    Sigrun Lange
    Institute for Experimental Pathology, University of Iceland, Keldur v Vesturlandsveg, Reykjavik IS 112, Iceland
    Dev Comp Immunol 29:1065-77. 2005
    ..The present findings may suggest a role for C3 and ApoLP A-I during larval development and a possible role in the homeostasis of various organs in cod...
  56. ncbi Changes in sleep problems, parents distress and impact of sleep problems from infancy to preschool age for referred and unreferred children
    Marga Thome
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Scand J Caring Sci 19:86-94. 2005
    ..It is concluded that parents of referred children are more fatigued than parents of unreferred children and nightwakings are more likely to persist in children who had sleep problems in infancy than in those with no such problems...
  57. ncbi Solubilization of poorly soluble lichen metabolites for biological testing on cell lines
    Thordis Kristmundsdottir
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Iceland, Hagi, Hofsvallagata 53, Reykjavik IS 107, Iceland
    Eur J Pharm Sci 24:539-43. 2005
    ..3-8.2 microg/ml. The non-toxic solubilizing agents used in this study could prove useful for pharmacological testing of other poorly soluble natural products...
  58. ncbi Genetics of breast cancer
    Sigurdur Ingvarsson
    Institute for Experimental Pathology, University of Iceland at Keldur, v Vesturlandsveg, IS 112 Reykjavik, Iceland
    Drugs Today (Barc) 40:991-1002. 2004
    ..Some recent developments in drug therapy are based on molecular and genomic findings about breast cancer pathogenesis...
  59. ncbi The ontogenic development of innate immune parameters of cod (Gadus morhua L.)
    Bergljot Magnadottir
    Institute for Experimental Pathology, University of Iceland, Keldur v Vesturlandsveg, IS 112 Reykjavik, Iceland
    Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol 139:217-24. 2004
    ..Cathepsin was present in all samples, but other enzyme activity was restricted to larval samples from 4 days after hatching when feeding had commenced. Haemoglobin was not detected until 10 days after hatching...
  60. ncbi On the effects of background selection in small populations on comparisons of molecular variation
    Snaebjorn Palsson
    Institute of Biology, University of Iceland, Reykjavik
    Hereditas 141:74-80. 2004
    ..Similar effects as found for Sn and pi are observed for heterozygosity and variance in allele size of tandem repeat loci...
  61. ncbi Autotransplantation of premolars to premolar sites. A long-term follow-up study of 40 consecutive patients
    Teitur Jonsson
    Faculty of Odontology, University of Iceland, Laeknagardi, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 125:668-75. 2004
    ..It is concluded that autotransplantation of premolars combined with orthodontic treatment should be the first treatment alternative in cases of missing premolars, when a suitable donor tooth is available...
  62. ncbi Development and evaluation of microbicidal hydrogels containing monoglyceride as the active ingredient
    T Kristmundsdottir
    Department of Pharmacy and Institute of Biology, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    J Pharm Sci 88:1011-5. 1999
    ..Formulations in dilution 1:10 were cytotoxic in monolayers of CV-1 cells, but they were 10-100 fold less cytotoxic than a commercial product which contains 2% nonoxynol-9...