University of Zurich

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Organization: University of Zurich
Country: Switzerland

Top Publications

  1. doi Hysteresis effects of the subjective visual vertical during continuous quasi-static whole-body roll rotation
    A Palla
    Neurology Department, Zurich University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Prog Brain Res 171:271-5. 2008
  2. ncbi Metabotropic glutamate receptors: intracellular signaling pathways
    Urs Gerber
    Brain Research Institute, University of Zurich, CH 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    Curr Opin Pharmacol 7:56-61. 2007
  3. pmc Deposition of fluoride on enamel surfaces released from varnishes is limited to vicinity of fluoridation site
    T Attin
    Department of Operative Dentistry, Preventive Dentistry and Periodontology, Georg August University Gottingen, Gottingen, Germany
    Clin Oral Investig 11:83-8. 2007
  4. ncbi [Imported coenurosis in sheep]
    G Schweizer
    Department für Nutztiere, Universitat Zurich
    Schweiz Arch Tierheilkd 148:490-9. 2006
  5. ncbi Influence of pretreatment polarographically measured oxygenation levels in spontaneous canine tumors treated with radiation therapy
    Carla Rohrer Bley
    Section of Diagnostic Imaging and Radiation Oncology, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Strahlenther Onkol 182:518-24. 2006
  6. ncbi The bonding area of intra- and extra-coronal tooth preparations
    Werner H Mörmann
    Department of Preventive Dentistry, Periodontology and Cariology, Center for Dental and Oral Medicine, University of Zurich, Plattenstrasse 11, Zurich, CH 8032, Switzerland
    Am J Dent 19:201-5. 2006
  7. ncbi Antigen presentation in autoimmunity and CNS inflammation: how T lymphocytes recognize the brain
    Burkhard Becher
    Neurology Department, Division for Neuroimmunology, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, CH 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Mol Med (Berl) 84:532-43. 2006
  8. ncbi Macromineral absorption in the black rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis) compared with the domestic horse
    Marcus Clauss
    Division of Zoo Animals, Exotic Pets and Wildlife, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    J Nutr 136:2017S-2020S. 2006
  9. pmc Habitual use of the primate forelimb is reflected in the material properties of subchondral bone in the distal radius
    Kristian J Carlson
    Department of Anatomical Sciences, School of Medicine, Stony Brook University, USA
    J Anat 208:659-70. 2006
  10. pmc Quantitative profiling of housekeeping and Epstein-Barr virus gene transcription in Burkitt lymphoma cell lines using an oligonucleotide microarray
    Michele Bernasconi
    Division of Infectious Diseases, University Children s Hospital of Zurich, August Forel Strasse 1, Ch 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    Virol J 3:43. 2006

Research Grants

  1. Conference on Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies
    Adriano Aguzzi; Fiscal Year: 2005
  2. Gordon Research Conference on Staphylococcal Diseases
    BRIGITTE BERGER BACHI; Fiscal Year: 2003

Detail Information

Publications62

  1. doi Hysteresis effects of the subjective visual vertical during continuous quasi-static whole-body roll rotation
    A Palla
    Neurology Department, Zurich University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Prog Brain Res 171:271-5. 2008
    ..These results demonstrate static hysteresis for SVV estimation...
  2. ncbi Metabotropic glutamate receptors: intracellular signaling pathways
    Urs Gerber
    Brain Research Institute, University of Zurich, CH 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    Curr Opin Pharmacol 7:56-61. 2007
    ..Characterization of these novel transduction mechanisms is providing new insights into the roles of metabotropic glutamate receptors in the regulation and modulation of diverse functions in the nervous system...
  3. pmc Deposition of fluoride on enamel surfaces released from varnishes is limited to vicinity of fluoridation site
    T Attin
    Department of Operative Dentistry, Preventive Dentistry and Periodontology, Georg August University Gottingen, Gottingen, Germany
    Clin Oral Investig 11:83-8. 2007
    ..Within the first day after application, intra-oral-fluoride release from the tested fluoride varnish Duraphat leads to KOH-soluble fluoride uptake only in enamel samples located in close vicinity to the fluoridation site...
  4. ncbi [Imported coenurosis in sheep]
    G Schweizer
    Department für Nutztiere, Universitat Zurich
    Schweiz Arch Tierheilkd 148:490-9. 2006
    ..The locations corresponded with the clinical findings. Despite Praziquantel or Oxfendazol treatment, living protoscoleces could be found in the parasite cysts...
  5. ncbi Influence of pretreatment polarographically measured oxygenation levels in spontaneous canine tumors treated with radiation therapy
    Carla Rohrer Bley
    Section of Diagnostic Imaging and Radiation Oncology, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Strahlenther Onkol 182:518-24. 2006
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate the impact of pretreatment oxygen level measurements in spontaneous canine tumors on treatment outcome...
  6. ncbi The bonding area of intra- and extra-coronal tooth preparations
    Werner H Mörmann
    Department of Preventive Dentistry, Periodontology and Cariology, Center for Dental and Oral Medicine, University of Zurich, Plattenstrasse 11, Zurich, CH 8032, Switzerland
    Am J Dent 19:201-5. 2006
    ..area measurements (mm2) using the Cerec digital mouth camera in vitro and to analyze a collection of 514 Cerec camera in vivo optical impressions of preparations from 274 patients according to the size of preparation/bonding area (mm2)..
  7. ncbi Antigen presentation in autoimmunity and CNS inflammation: how T lymphocytes recognize the brain
    Burkhard Becher
    Neurology Department, Division for Neuroimmunology, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, CH 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Mol Med (Berl) 84:532-43. 2006
    ..This review will discuss the recent advances in this field of research and we will discuss the journey of an auto-reactive T cell from its site of activation into perivascular spaces and further into the target tissue...
  8. ncbi Macromineral absorption in the black rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis) compared with the domestic horse
    Marcus Clauss
    Division of Zoo Animals, Exotic Pets and Wildlife, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    J Nutr 136:2017S-2020S. 2006
  9. pmc Habitual use of the primate forelimb is reflected in the material properties of subchondral bone in the distal radius
    Kristian J Carlson
    Department of Anatomical Sciences, School of Medicine, Stony Brook University, USA
    J Anat 208:659-70. 2006
    ..tensile or non-weight-bearing regimes indicates that subchondral apparent density in the distal radial articular surface distinguishes modes of habitually supporting of body mass...
  10. pmc Quantitative profiling of housekeeping and Epstein-Barr virus gene transcription in Burkitt lymphoma cell lines using an oligonucleotide microarray
    Michele Bernasconi
    Division of Infectious Diseases, University Children s Hospital of Zurich, August Forel Strasse 1, Ch 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    Virol J 3:43. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that transcription levels of EBNA1, the gene essential for EBV persistence within an infected cell, are similar in BL cell lines...
  11. ncbi Differential dependence of axo-dendritic and axo-somatic GABAergic synapses on GABAA receptors containing the alpha1 subunit in Purkinje cells
    Jean Marc Fritschy
    Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Zurich, CH 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Neurosci 26:3245-55. 2006
    ..In contrast, maintenance of axo-somatic GABAergic synapses does not depend on functional GABAA receptors, suggesting differential regulation in distinct subcellular compartments...
  12. ncbi Anesthesia and periinterventional morbidity of rigid bronchoscopy for tracheobronchial foreign body diagnosis and removal
    Maren Tomaske
    Emergency Department, University Children s Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Paediatr Anaesth 16:123-9. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate anesthetic and periinterventional morbidity of a straightforward regime using rigid bronchoscopy to rule out or remove a tracheobronchial foreign body in children with suspicion of FBA...
  13. ncbi Changes in vascularity and blood volume as a result of photodynamic therapy can be assessed with power Doppler ultrasonography
    Stefanie Ohlerth
    Section of Diagnostic Imaging and Radio Oncology, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Zurich, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    Lasers Surg Med 38:229-34. 2006
    ..One principal mechanism of photodynamic therapy (PDT) in tumors is destruction of tumor-associated vasculature. In the present study, the vascular effects of PDT in tumors were investigated with power Doppler ultrasonography...
  14. ncbi Energy and fibre intake in a group of captive giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) offered increasing amounts of browse
    J M Hatt
    Division of Zoo Animals and Exotic Pets, Vetsuisse Faculty University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Vet Med A Physiol Pathol Clin Med 52:485-90. 2005
    ..Whether additional browse supplementation will lead to increased intakes in a feeding scenario with restricted concentrate provision can be suspected but remains to be demonstrated...
  15. ncbi Vacuolar transporters and their essential role in plant metabolism
    Enrico Martinoia
    Institute of Plant Biology, University of Zurich, Zollikerstr 107, Ch 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Exp Bot 58:83-102. 2007
    ..An overview is given of the main features of the transporters present in the tonoplast of plant cells in terms of their function, regulation, and relationships with the microheterogeneity of the vacuome...
  16. ncbi Personality, aging self-perceptions, and subjective health: a mediation model
    Caroline Moor
    Center for Gerontology, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Int J Aging Hum Dev 63:241-57. 2006
    ..Unlike many predictors of subjective health, such as age, gender, socio-cultural differences, actual health, or personality traits, negative attitudes about one's own aging may be modified through adequate intervention...
  17. ncbi Congenital prothrombotic disorders in children with peripheral venous and arterial thromboses
    Manuela Albisetti
    Division of Hematology, University Children s Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Acta Haematol 117:149-55. 2007
    ..To evaluate the prevalence of congenital prothrombotic disorders in children with peripheral venous and arterial thromboses...
  18. doi [Pulmonary vasculitis]
    Rudolf Speich
    Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik, Universitatsspital, Zurich
    Ther Umsch 65:289-93. 2008
    ..This paper will review clinical aspects of pulmonary involvement in the systemic vasculitides...
  19. doi Genetic variation and covariation of aphid life-history traits across unrelated host plants
    C Vorburger
    Institute of Zoology, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    Bull Entomol Res 98:543-53. 2008
    ..Alternative explanations are discussed...
  20. doi Vertical perturbations of human gait: organisation and adaptation of leg muscle responses
    V Bachmann
    Spinal Cord Injury Center, University Hospital Balgrist, Forchstrasse 340, 8008, Zurich, Switzerland
    Exp Brain Res 186:123-30. 2008
    ..This is assumed to be due to the required compensation of the perturbations by polysynaptic spinal reflexes released following the perturbations. The findings underline the importance of load receptor input for the control of locomotion...
  21. ncbi Parapharyngeal neuroglial heterotopia extending through the skull base in a neonate with airway obstruction
    Thierry A G M Huisman
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, University Hospital Zurich, CH 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Pediatr Surg 42:1764-7. 2007
    ..Preoperative identification of intracranial extension is essential for planning surgery to prevent postoperative cerebrospinal fluid leaks or possible meningitis...
  22. ncbi Metabolic acidosis: new insights from mouse models
    Carsten A Wagner
    Institute of Physiology and Zurich Center for Human Integrative Physiology ZIHP, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 16:471-6. 2007
    ..This review summarizes recent insight, gained primarily from mouse models, into the mechanisms whereby the kidney regulates and adapts acid excretion...
  23. ncbi [Comment on the case: "A request for intensive care in spite of a palliative treatment concept"]
    Nikola Biller-Andorno
    Institut für Biomedizinische Ethik, Ethik Zentrum, Universitat Zurich
    Praxis (Bern 1994) 96:679-80. 2007
  24. pmc The Cape element in the Afrotemperate flora: from Cape to Cairo?
    Chloe Galley
    Institute for Systematic Botany, University of Zurich, Zollikerstrasse 107, 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    Proc Biol Sci 274:535-43. 2007
    ..Dating estimates show that the migration into tropical East Africa has occurred in the last 17 Myr, consistent with the Mio-Pliocene formation of the mountains in this area...
  25. ncbi Association study of cholesterol-related genes in Alzheimer's disease
    M Axel Wollmer
    Division of Psychiatry Research, University of Zurich, August Forel Str 1, 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    Neurogenetics 8:179-88. 2007
    ..004). We conclude that genetic variants investigated in this study may be associated with a moderate modification of the risk for AD in some samples...
  26. ncbi Adult age differences in errand planning: the role of task familiarity and cognitive resources
    Matthias Kliegel
    Department of Psychology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Exp Aging Res 33:145-61. 2007
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  27. ncbi Type II Na+-Pi cotransporters in osteoblast mineral formation: regulation by inorganic phosphate
    Patrik Lundquist
    Institute for Physiology and Center for Integrative Human Physiology, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Cell Physiol Biochem 19:43-56. 2007
    ..Their expression thus seem regulated by phosphate in a manner consistent with their playing a role in transcellular P(i) flux during mineralization...
  28. ncbi WNK4, as thiazides, shuts off NaCl reabsorption to stimulate Na/K exchange
    Francois Verrey
    Institute of Physiology, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, CH 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 22:1305-8. 2007
  29. ncbi Novel biomimetic affinity ligands for human tissue plasminogen activator
    Fang Wu
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, CH 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 355:673-8. 2007
    ..The designed affinity matrix A showed high efficiency to purify sc-tpa from the crude samples with 18-fold of purification...
  30. ncbi A combined immunofluorescence and fluorescent in situ hybridization assay for single cell analyses of dental plaque microorganisms
    Rudolf Gmür
    Institute of Oral Biology, Section of Oral Microbiology and General Immunology, University of Zurich, Plattenstrasse 11, 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Microbiol Methods 69:402-5. 2007
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  31. ncbi Sealing smooth enamel surfaces with a newly devised adhesive patch: a radiochemical in vitro analysis
    Patrick R Schmidlin
    Clinic for Preventive Denstistry, Periodontology and Cariology, Center for Dental and Oral Medicine and Cranio Maxillifacial Surgery, University of Zurich, Plattenstrasse 11, 8028 Zurich, Switzerland
    Dent Mater 21:545-50. 2005
    ..To assess the enamel-protective potential of a newly devised adhesive patch when used as a smooth surface sealant...
  32. ncbi Sex and immunity in the yellow dung fly Scathophaga stercoraria
    G A Schwarzenbach
    Zoology Museum, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Evol Biol 18:455-63. 2005
    ..We also measured the heritability of PO activity. The sexes differed in haemolymph PO activity and PO was significantly affected by age, but not by copulation or egg laying. There was significant heritable variation for haemolymph PO...
  33. ncbi A neural network approach to the acoustic startle reflex and prepulse inhibition
    L Leumann
    Artificial Intelligence Lab, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Brain Res Bull 56:101-10. 2001
    ..Relations between stimuli, behavior (motor output) and the underlying architecture are discussed. Potentially, this modeling technique can be extended to investigate the impact of drugs and higher brain regions on PPI...
  34. ncbi Effect of chronic phenelzine treatment on REM sleep: report of three patients
    H P Landolt
    University of California at San Diego, Department of Psychiatry, VA San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, CA, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 25:S63-7. 2001
    ..06). This observation indicates that compensatory REM sleep mechanisms may occur in wakefulness during chronic MAOI treatment...
  35. ncbi Steps towards constructing a global comparative risk analysis for alcohol consumption: determining indicators and empirical weights for patterns of drinking, deciding about theoretical minimum, and dealing with different consequences
    J Rehm
    Addiction Research Institute, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Addict Res 7:138-47. 2001
    ..In addition, using methodology based on aggregate data, patterns were relevant for attributing harms for men but not women...
  36. ncbi [Implantation of synthetic mesh for the closing of abdominal wall ruptures in the ventral flank of cows: a retrospective study of 16 cases]
    U Koller
    Veterinär Chirurgische Klinik der Universität Zürich
    Schweiz Arch Tierheilkd 143:351-8. 2001
    ..Synthetic mesh was used successfully to close the defect in 15 animals. The functional as well as the cosmetic result of the described operation was good to excellent...
  37. ncbi The anorectic effect of a chronic peripheral infusion of amylin is abolished in area postrema/nucleus of the solitary tract (AP/NTS) lesioned rats
    T A Lutz
    Institute of Veterinary Physiology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:1005-11. 2001
    ..Further, we tested the role of the AP/NTS region in mediating the anorectic effects of high doses of amylin and its receptor agonist salmon calcitonin (sCT) after an acute single injection...
  38. ncbi [Therapy of chronic urticaria and recurrent Quincke edema]
    T M Kundig
    Dermatologische Klinik, Universitatsspital Zurich
    Ther Umsch 58:321-4. 2001
    ..Therefore this article will first briefly describe the most frequent subforms of urticaria and relapsing angioedema, and then discuss their management and treatment...
  39. ncbi A characteristic EEG pattern in 4p-syndrome: case report and review of the literature
    A Zankl
    Division of Medical Genetics, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Pediatr 160:123-7. 2001
    ..We report a patient with PRDS and the typical EEG pattern and review 14 WHS patients with similar EEG findings reported in the literature...
  40. ncbi Evolution of floral symmetry
    P K Endress
    Institute of Systematic Botany, University of Zurich, Zollikerstrasse 107, 8008, Zurich, Switzerland
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 4:86-91. 2001
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  41. ncbi Intraoperative validation of functional magnetic resonance imaging and cortical reorganization patterns in patients with brain tumors involving the primary motor cortex
    J Fandino
    Department of Neurosurgery, Institute of Neuroradiology, University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland
    J Neurosurg 91:238-50. 1999
    ....
  42. ncbi Detection of new Enterocytozoon genotypes in faecal samples of farm dogs and a cat
    A Mathis
    Institute of Parasitology, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Parasite 6:189-93. 1999
    ..Enterocytozoon seem to be ubiquitous and consist of many genotypes in various naturally infected animal species...
  43. ncbi Comparative study to determine the optimal melatonin dosage form for the alleviation of jet lag
    A Suhner
    University of Zurich Travel Clinic, Switzerland
    Chronobiol Int 15:655-66. 1998
    ..The lower physiological dose of 0.5 mg was almost as effective as the pharmacological dose of 5.0 mg. Only the hypnotic properties of melatonin, sleep quality and sleep latency, were significantly greater with the 5.0-mg dose...
  44. ncbi [Driving fitness/driving capacity of patients treated with methadone]
    R Hauri-Bionda
    Institut fur Rechtsmedizin, Universitat Zurich Irchel
    Schweiz Med Wochenschr 128:1538-47. 1998
    ..In making the final medical judgement on driving ability, the presence of a mixed drug use and the personality of the person in question are of far greater importance...
  45. ncbi Human hippocampus establishes associations in memory
    K Henke
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Hippocampus 7:249-56. 1997
    ..Our results indicate that the hippocampal formation may be particularly involved in the establishment of associations among components of an episode in memory...
  46. ncbi Cutaneous T-cell lymphomas: prognosis and quality-of-life issues
    R Dummer
    Department of Dermatology, University of Zurich Medical School, Zurich, Switzerland
    Clin Lymphoma 1:S21-5. 2000
    ..Due to the anatomical localization, these lymphomas have significant impact on the quality of life of the patient...
  47. ncbi High pressure simulations of biomolecules
    Emanuele Paci
    Laboratoire de Chimie Biophysique, ISIS, Universite Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, France
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1595:185-200. 2002
    ..Another purpose of this review is to try to point out potential future studies that may be both interesting and feasible, with constantly increasing computing power...
  48. ncbi Arterial inflammation and atherosclerosis
    Burkhard Ludewig
    Institute of Experimental Immunology, Department of Pathology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Trends Cardiovasc Med 12:154-9. 2002
    ..The evidence to date suggests that the mutual chronic perpetuation of immune mediated vascular inflammation and cholesterol-induced atherosclerosis is a key step in atherogenesis...
  49. ncbi Successes and drawbacks in the caries-preventive use of fluorides--lessons to be learnt from history
    T M Marthaler
    Clinic for Preventive Dentistry, Periodontology and Cariology, Center for Dentistry, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Oral Health Prev Dent 1:129-40. 2003
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  50. ncbi [Forgetting : theories and potential mechanisms]
    Isabelle M Mansuy
    Ecole Fédérale Polytechnique de Zurich Université de Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, CH 8057 Zurich, Suisse
    Med Sci (Paris) 21:83-8. 2005
    ..This review provides a brief account of the main features of forgetting and a summary of the most recent findings on its potential mechanisms...
  51. ncbi The influence of cortical maturation on the BOLD response: an fMRI study of visual cortex in children
    Valentine L Marcar
    University of Zurich, Institute of Psychology, CH 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
    Pediatr Res 56:967-74. 2004
    ....
  52. ncbi Serial EEG findings in sporadic and iatrogenic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
    Heinz Gregor Wieser
    Department of Neurology, Zurich University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Clin Neurophysiol 115:2467-78. 2004
    ..To study temporal and spatial development of EEG patterns in sporadic and iatrogenic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease patients...
  53. ncbi Transfer of motor performance in an obstacle avoidance task to different walking conditions
    Tania Lam
    Spinal Cord Injury Center, Balgrist University Hospital, Forchstrasse 340, 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Neurophysiol 92:2010-6. 2004
    ..The results are discussed in the context of emerging concepts in the neural control of walking and motor learning...
  54. ncbi A WNT4 mutation associated with Müllerian-duct regression and virilization in a 46,XX woman
    Anna Biason-Lauber
    Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetology, University Children s Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    N Engl J Med 351:792-8. 2004
    ..WNT4 appears to be important in the development and maintenance of the female phenotype in women, by means of the regulation of müllerian-duct formation and control of ovarian steroidogenesis...
  55. ncbi Shape discrimination by wasps (Paravespula germanica) at the food source: generalization among various types of contrast
    Miriam Lehrer
    Department of Neurobiology, Institute of Zoology, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol 190:651-63. 2004
    ..Thus, wasps generalize the learned shape from one colour to another, as well as between colour contrast, luminance contrast, and motion contrast...
  56. ncbi Social norms and human cooperation
    Ernst Fehr
    University of Zurich, Institute for Empirical Research in Economics, Blumlisalpstrasse 10, CH 8006 Zurich, Switzerland
    Trends Cogn Sci 8:185-90. 2004
    ..Moreover, the explicit study of sanctioning behavior provides instruments for measuring social norms and has also led to deeper insights into the proximate and ultimate forces behind human cooperation...
  57. ncbi Molecular tools for studies on the transmission biology of Echinococcus multilocularis
    P Deplazes
    Institute of Parasitology, University of Zurich, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    Parasitology 127:S53-61. 2003
    ..In intermediate rodent hosts, PCR is routinely used in epidemiological studies for identifying E. multilocularis from liver lesions which are often very small, atypical or calcified...
  58. pmc Modulation of rhythmic brain activity by diazepam: GABA(A) receptor subtype and state specificity
    C Kopp
    Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:3674-9. 2004
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  59. ncbi Lifespan-developmental differences in physiologic reactivity to loud tones in trauma victims: a pilot study
    Andreas Maercker
    University Zurich, Switzerland
    Psychol Rep 93:941-8. 2003
    ..Covariance analysis yielded one significant difference, mean skin conductance response, with a higher mean for the younger group. Results are discussed in light of its limitations and further prospects...
  60. ncbi Neural mechanisms in insect navigation: polarization compass and odometer
    Thomas Labhart
    Zoologisches Institut der Universitat, Winterthurerstr 190, CH 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    Curr Opin Neurobiol 12:707-14. 2002
    ..The odometer for measuring travelling distances in honeybees relies on optic flow experienced during flight, whereas desert ants most probably use proprioreceptive cues...
  61. ncbi Attritional wear and abrasive surface alterations of composite resin materials in vitro
    T N Göhring
    Department of Preventive Dentistry, Periodontology and Cariology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Dent 30:119-27. 2002
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  62. pmc Antimicrobial susceptibility patterns of some recently established coryneform bacteria
    G Funke
    Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 40:2874-8. 1996
    ..Most significantly, for C. amycolatum strains the MICs at which 90% of isolates are inhibited were > or = 32 micrograms/ml for nearly all agents. However, all 480 strains examined were susceptible to glycopeptide antibiotics...

Research Grants2

  1. Conference on Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies
    Adriano Aguzzi; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  2. Gordon Research Conference on Staphylococcal Diseases
    BRIGITTE BERGER BACHI; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..S. This will afford a unique and rich opportunity for fellowship and scientific exchange between young and established investigators in the field. ..