Search for dissertations about: "Biology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 5442 swedish dissertations containing the word Biology.

  1. 1. Evolutionary and Pharmacological Studies of NPY and QRFP Receptors

    University dissertation from Uppsala, Sweden : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Bo Xu; Uppsala universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Neuropeptide Y; genome duplication; Evolution; vertebrate; Pharmacology; Modelling; Kinetics; Bioinformatik; Bioinformatics; Biology with specialization in Evolutionary Genetics; Biologi med inriktning mot evolutionär genetik; Biologi med inriktning mot evolutionär funktionsgenomik; Biology with specialization in Evolutionary Functional Genomics; Farmaceutisk farmakologi; Pharmaceutical Pharmacology;

    Abstract : The neuropeptide Y (NPY) system consists of 3-4 peptides and 4-7 receptors in vertebrates. It has powerful effects on appetite regulation and is involved in many other biological processes including blood pressure regulation, bone formation and anxiety. READ MORE

  2. 2. Prediction of zinc-binding sites in proteins and efficient protein structure description and comparison

    University dissertation from Uppsala, Sweden : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Nanjiang Shu; Stockholms universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; zinc-binding; shape strings; protein structures; secondary structures; machine learning; NATURAL SCIENCES Biology Cell and molecular biology Molecular biology; NATURVETENSKAP Biologi Cell- och molekylärbiologi Molekylärbiologi; NATURAL SCIENCES Chemistry Biochemistry; NATURVETENSKAP Kemi Biokemi; NATURAL SCIENCES Biology Other biology Bioinformatics; NATURVETENSKAP Biologi Övrig biologi Bioinformatik; NATURAL SCIENCES Chemistry Biochemistry Structural biology; NATURVETENSKAP Kemi Biokemi Strukturbiologi; biokemi; Biochemistry; Structural Biology; strukturbiologi; Molecular Biology; molekylärbiologi;

    Abstract : A large number of proteins require certain metals to stabilize their structures or to function properly. About one third of all proteins in the Protein Data Bank (PDB) contain metals and it is estimated that approximately the same proportion of all proteins are metalloproteins. READ MORE

  3. 3. Advancing Metabolic Engineering through Combination of Systems Biology and Adaptive Evolution

    University dissertation from Uppsala, Sweden : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Kuk-ki Hong; [2012]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; metabolic engineering; galactose utilization; systems biology; Ras PKA signaling pathway; evolutionary engineering; pleiotropy of evolutionary strategies;

    Abstract : Understanding evolutionary strategies of microorganisms may provide opportunities foradvanced strain development with the aim to produce valuable bio-products from renewablebiomass resources. Through evolutionary processes, microorganisms can attain new traitsassociated with genetic changes that may be useful for the construction of improved strains. READ MORE

  4. 4. Evolution of acetylcholine receptors and study of the anatomy of the mouse brain reward system

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Julia E. Pedersen; Uppsala universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Ventral Tegmental Area; Mesocorticolimbic system; Glutamate; Optogenetics; Histology; Acetylcholine; Receptor; Muscarininc; Nicotinic; G protein-coupled receptor; Gene duplication; Tetraploidization; Synteny; Paralogon; Ohnolog; Zebrafish; Spotted gar; Neuroscience; Neurovetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis work is divided in two parts. In the first part, I make use of the transgenic TRPV1-Cre mouse line as a tool to investigate the midbrain ventral tegmental area (VTA). READ MORE

  5. 5. Effects of adenosine and acetylcholine on the lacrimal gland

    University dissertation from Växjö, Kalmar : Linnaeus Univeristy Press

    Author : Stina K. Carlsson; Linnéuniversitetet.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Lacrimal gland; adenosine; adenosine receptors; signal transduction; exocrine secretion; tear film; dry eye; Sjögren’s syndrome; acetylcholine; mitogen activated protein kinase; p38; MEDICINE Morphology; cell biology; pathology Cell biology; MEDICIN Morfologi; cellbiologi; patologi Cellbiologi; MEDICINE Physiology and pharmacology Ophtalmology; MEDICIN Fysiologi och farmakologi Oftalmologi; NATURAL SCIENCES Biology Cell and molecular biology; NATURVETENSKAP Biologi Cell- och molekylärbiologi; NATURAL SCIENCES Biology Cell and molecular biology Cell biology; NATURVETENSKAP Biologi Cell- och molekylärbiologi Cellbiologi; NATURAL SCIENCES Biology Cell and molecular biology Molecular biology; NATURVETENSKAP Biologi Cell- och molekylärbiologi Molekylärbiologi; Biomedicinsk vetenskap; Biomedical Sciences;

    Abstract : A balanced tear film is essential for a healthy ocular surface. Insufficient tear production may result in dry eye, a common disorder in the elderly population. Dry eye causes significant discomfort in the patients and may lead to visual impairment and ocular infections. READ MORE