Search for dissertations about: "Adaptive responses"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 287 swedish dissertations containing the words Adaptive responses.

  1. 1. Human Abuses of Coral Reefs- Adaptive Responses and Regime Transitions

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Institutionen för systemekologi

    Author : Ingrid Nordemar; Nils Kautsky; Michael Tedengren; Hans Kautsky; Alina Szmant; [2004]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Coral Reefs; Disturbance; Stress; Adaptive responses; Macroalgae; Ecosystem regimes; Resilience; Competition; Traits; NATURAL SCIENCES Biology Terrestrial; freshwater and marine ecology; NATURVETENSKAP Biologi Terrestisk; limnisk och marin ekologi;

    Abstract : During the last few decades, coral reefs have become a disappearing feature of tropical marine environments, and those reefs that do remain are severely threatened. It is understood that humans have greately altered the environment under which these ecosystems previously have thrived and evoloved. READ MORE

  2. 2. Adaptive responses during giardia-host interactions

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Microbiology and Tumor Biology Center (MTC)

    Author : Daniel Palm; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Giardia lamblia is a major cause of water-borne enteric disease. The parasite is a noninvasive, flagellated protozoan that inhabits the upper part of the small intestine of its vertebrate hosts. READ MORE

  3. 3. Innate and adaptive immune responses in pulmonary sarcoidosis

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Medicine

    Author : Maria Wikén; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Sarcoidosis is an inflammatory disease characterized by formation of granulomas in various organs and tissues. Although it is a systemic disorder, the lungs are commonly affected, and an infiltration of T cells, in particular CD4pos T helper 1 (Th1) cells, is seen in the lower airways. READ MORE

  4. 4. Occupational exposure alters innate and adaptive immune responses

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Institute of Enviromental Medicine

    Author : Karin Sahlander; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : The farming environment is contaminated with high levels of organic dust. Especially pig barn facilities are highly polluted with airborne inhalable organic dust containing high amounts of molecular patterns from bacteria and fungi known to activate cells of the innate immunity through pattern recognition receptors (PRRs). READ MORE

  5. 5. Feeding Lactobacillus paracasei ssp. paracasei strain F19 to infants during weaning effects on adaptive immunity and gut microbial function

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Christina West; Olle Hernell; Marie-Louise Hammarström; Outi Vaarala; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; adaptive immunity; allergy; complementary food; eczema; gut microbiota; infections; probiotics; short-chain fatty acids; Th1 Th2; weaning; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine Internal medicine Paediatric medicine; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin Invärtesmedicin Pediatrisk medicin;

    Abstract : Introduction: Gut microbial composition has been associated with immune-mediated diseases. Breastfeeding yields a microbiota rich in bifidobacteria and promotes colonization by lactobacilli. Bifidobacteria and lactobacilli are considered health-promoting and are used as probiotics, i.e. READ MORE