Search for dissertations about: "Oskar Skog"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Oskar Skog.

  1. 1. Effects of Enterovirus Infection on Innate Immunity and Beta Cell Function in Human Islets of Langerhans

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Oskar Skog; Uppsala universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Type 1 diabetes; Enterovirus; Coxsackievirus; Innate immunity; Pancreatic islets; Islet function; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on enteroviral effects on human pancreatic islets. Most knowledge of viral effects on host cells relies on studies of immortalized cell lines or animal models. The islets represent a fundamentally different and less well studied cellular host. Also, enterovirus has been implicated in the etiology of type 1 diabetes (T1D). READ MORE