Search for dissertations about: "Extracellular matrix"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 470 swedish dissertations containing the words Extracellular matrix.

  1. 1. Extracellular Matrix Based Materials for Tissue Engineering

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Cecilia Aulin; Jöns Hilborn; Tim Bowden; Laura Creemers; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH 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; Extracellular matrix; collagen synthesis; bioreactor; cell culture; bone morphogenetic protein-2; noggin; hyaluronan; cartilage; MEDICINE Physiology and pharmacology Physiology Medical technology; MEDICIN Fysiologi och farmakologi Fysiologi Medicinsk teknik; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine Clinical genetics Molecular biology; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin Klinisk genetik Molekylärbiologi; MEDICINE Surgery Surgical research Orthopaedics; MEDICIN Kirurgi Kirurgisk forskning Ortopedi; MEDICINE Surgery Surgical research Transplantation surgery; MEDICIN Kirurgi Kirurgisk forskning Transplantationskirurgi; MEDICINE Morphology; cell biology; pathology Morphology Biomaterials; MEDICIN Morfologi; cellbiologi; patologi Morfologi Biomaterial; MEDICINE Morphology; cell biology; pathology; MEDICIN Morfologi; cellbiologi; patologi; NATURAL SCIENCES Biology Cell and molecular biology; NATURVETENSKAP Biologi Cell- och molekylärbiologi; NATURAL SCIENCES Chemistry Organic chemistry Polymer chemistry; NATURVETENSKAP Kemi Organisk kemi Polymerkemi; TECHNOLOGY Chemical engineering Chemical process and manufacturing engineering Materials chemistry; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Kemiteknik Kemisk process- och produktionsteknik Materialkemi; cellforskning; Cell Research; materialvetenskap; Materials Science; medicinsk cellbiologi; Medical Cell Biology; ortopedi; Orthopaedics;

    Abstract : The extracellular matrix is (ECM) is a network of large, structural proteins and polysaccharides, important for cellular behavior, tissue development and maintenance. Present thesis describes work exploring ECM as scaffolds for tissue engineering by manipulating cells cultured in vitro or by influencing ECM expression in vivo. READ MORE

  2. 2. About hyaluronan in the hypertrophic heart studies on coordinated regulation of extracellular matrix signalling

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Urban Hellman; Anders Waldenström; Stellan Mörner; Anna Engström-Laurent; Lena Jonasson; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; hyaluronan; hyaluronan synthases; gene expression; extracellular matrix; cardiac hypertrophy; rat wistar; male ; cardiomyocytes; growth factors; fibroblasts; microvesicles; exosomes; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Medicine; medicin;

    Abstract : Background. Myocardial hypertrophy is a risk factor for cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. Independent of underlying disease, the cardiac muscle strives in different ways to compensate for an increased workload. This remodelling of the heart includes changes in the extracellular matrix which will affect systolic and diastolic cardiac function. READ MORE

  3. 3. Studies on extracellular matrix proteins in vascular disease

    University dissertation from Åsa Ström, Section for Connective Tissue Biology, BMC, C12, 221 84 Lund

    Author : Åsa Ström; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Kardiovaskulära systemet; Cardiovascular system; smooth muscle cells; osteopontin; extracellular matrix; atherosclerosis;

    Abstract : The composition of the vascular extracellular matrix (ECM) is altered during remodeling conditions such as atherosclerosis. The changed ECM regulates events that are important for the progression of disease including smooth muscle cell (SMC) behaviour and collagen fiber formation. READ MORE

  4. 4. Structure and Interactions of the Extracellular Matrix Protein PRELP

    University dissertation from Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Lund University

    Author : Eva Bengtsson; [1999]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; reumatologi; muskelsystem; Skelett; extracellular matrix; PRELP; heparin; heparan sulfate; perlecan; collagen; cell-binding; Skeleton; rheumatology locomotion; muscle system; Biochemistry; Metabolism; Biokemi;

    Abstract : This thesis describes the structure and interactions of a novel extracellular matrix protein - PRELP (proline arginine-rich end leucine-rich repeat protein). The amino acid sequence of PRELP showed that it belonged to the leucine-rich repeat (LRR) protein family in connective tissues. READ MORE

  5. 5. Proteins of the Inter-α-inhibitor Family Biosynthesis, Plasma Clearance and Interaction with Extracellular Matrix Components

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Aneta Kaczmarczyk; Uppsala universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Biochemistry; bikunin; inter-α-inhibitor; pre-α-inhibitor; intracellular processing; plasma clearance; extracellular matrix; binding; collagen; Biokemi; NATURAL SCIENCES Chemistry Biochemistry; NATURVETENSKAP Kemi Biokemi; Medical Biochemistry; medicinsk biokemi;

    Abstract : Bikunin, a chondroitin sulfate-containing protein of 25 kDa, has protease inhibitory activity and occurs in the plasma in free and complexed form. In inter-α-inhibitor (IαI) and pre-a-inhibitor (PαI) it is covalently linked through its chondroitin sulfate (CS) chain to two or one other polypeptide of about 80 kDa – heavy chains 1 and 2 (H1, H2) and heavy chain 3 (H3) – respectively. READ MORE