Search for dissertations about: "Karin Fransén"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words Karin Fransén.

  1. 1. Molecular genetic aspects of colorectal cancer development

    Author : Karin Fransén; Annika Lindblom; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Colorectal cancer (CRC) is one of the most common cancer diseases in the world after lung and female breast cancer and approximately 945 000 new cases are diagnosed every year. CRC is caused by genetic alterations in the DNA, which results in cell cycle acceleration, escape from apoptosis, senescence, angiogenesis, invasion and metastasis. READ MORE

  2. 2. Inflammation-associated genes and genetic variations in colorectal cancer

    Author : Nils Elander; Peter Söderkvist; Karin Fransén; Mef Nilbert; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Colorectal cancer is a major cause of morbidity and mortality around the world, each year affecting about one million individuals worldwide. The disease is characterized by an accumulation of genetic alterations, and a sequence of events leading to the development of an invasive and metastasising tumour. READ MORE

  3. 3. CYP26B1 as regulator of retinoic acid in vascular cells and atherosclerotic lesions

    Author : Ali Ateia Elmabsout; Allan Sirsjö; Karin Fransén; Helen Håkansson; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; CYP26B1; alternative splice; vascular cells; atherosclerosis; alltrans-retinoic acid; gene polymorphism; inflammation; statins; Medicin; Medicine;

    Abstract : Cardiovascular disease (CVD), currently the most common cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide, is caused mainly by atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis is a chronic multifocal, immunoinflammatory, fibroproliferative disease of medium and large arteries. READ MORE

  4. 4. Innate immunity in human atherosclerosis and myocardial infarction : Role of CARD8 and NLRP3

    Author : Geena Paramel Varghese; Karin Fransén; Allan Sirsjö; Liza Ljungberg; Johan Frostegård; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Atherosclerosis; Inflammasome; NLRP3; CARD8; Myocardial infarction; Endothelial cells; Polymorphism; IL-1β; Cytokines; Innate immunity; Biomedicin; Biomedicine;

    Abstract : Atherosclerosis is complex inflammatory disease of the arterial wall with progressive accumulation of lipids and narrowing of the vessel. Increasing evidence suggest that inflammation plays an important role in plaque stability and often accelerate cardiovascular events such as myocardial infarction (MI). READ MORE